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Mike Pat Donovan

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Cast (feature film)

Tennessee Champ (1954) as Referee
A boxer reforms his crooked manager.
Playgirl (1954) as Policeman
Nightclub singer Fran Davis (Shelley Winters) is out to educate her out-of-town friend Phyllis Matthews (Coleen Miller)on the ins-and-outs of life in the Big City. But, par for the course in this Joseph Pevney potboiler, publisher Mike Marsh (Barry Sullivan), Fran's lover and unhappy married man to begin with, falls in love with Phyllis. There is a misunderstanding of the situation by the two girls. The girls quarrel, Marsh is shot, Fran hits the skids and she and Phyllis, to say the least, are on the outs. Then Fran learns that Phyllis is about to be used unwittingly as a decoy in a murder. Fran rides to her friend's rescue.
White Christmas (1954) as Conductor
Two musical stars team with a sister act to help their old Army commander save his failing country inn.
Girls in the Night (1953) as Irishman
Holiday for Sinners (1952) as Pool player
Three old friends reunite during Mardi Gras and try to forget their problems.
Sally and Saint Anne (1952) as Workman
Sally O'Moyne, a good-natured but awkward school-girl lives with her extended and eccentric Irish-American clan. One day at school, unable to find her lunch bucket, Sally says a prayer to St. Anne in hope of heavenly assistance. When Sally finds her lunch, she believes a miracle has happened, convincing her of a special relationship with the saint. Meanwhile, some animosity between the O'Moyne family and a neighbor grows and manifests itself in various comic situations. The plot develops as Sally, firm in her belief in St. Anne, emerges from adolescence an attractive young woman, and discovers the opposite sex. The feud, along with Sally's personal life, works itself to resolution in this light, nostalgic look at growing up Catholic in the 1940s and 1950s.
Carrie (1952) as Conductor
A married man''''s passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952) as Policeman
Country bumpkin Aaron Slick (Alan Young) has been unsuccessfully courting pretty young widow Josie Beery (Dinah Shore) for years. Josie yearns for a fling in the big city. With $20,000 from a crooked deal stashed in their trunk, Bill Merridew (Robert Merrill) and his "kissing cousin" Gladys (Adele Jergens), stars, in a relative sense, of a touring tent show stop at Josie's farm. Merridew, actually hiding out, thinks there is oil on the farm and Aaron, knowing otherwise, tricks him into buying the farm for a large sum. Josie takes the money and runs to Chicago, with Merridew, realizing he was tricked, in hot pursuit. Aaron arrives in time to keep Josie from letting Merridew "invest" her money.
No Questions Asked (1951) as Janitor
A young lawyer''''s primrose path to success gets him framed for murder.
Rhubarb (1951) as Bartender
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) as Bartender
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
A Place in the Sun (1951) as Prisoner
An ambitious young man wins an heiress'' heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend''s pregnancy.
Storm Warning (1951) as Townsman
A model on vacation discovers that her sister's husband is a murderous Ku Klux Klansman.
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
Dallas (1950) as Citizen
A renegade Confederate officer tries to hide his identity while bringing law and order to the West.
Dark City (1950) as Sergeant
Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker games where eventually Winant loses $5000 that isn't his...then hangs himself. But it seems Winant had a shadowy, protective elder brother who believes in personal revenge. And each of the card players in turn feels a faceless doom inexorably closing in. Dark streets and sexy torch-singer Fran lend ambience.
Mystery Street (1950) as Porter
Criminal pathologists try to crack a case with nothing but the victim's bones to go on.
Union Station (1950) as Watchman
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
Chain Lightning (1950) as General
A reckless jet pilot goes to work for a demanding aviation tycoon.
Fighting Fools (1949) as Pete, bartender
The Bowery Boys help a boxer break up a fight-fixing gang.
The Stratton Story (1949) as Umpire
True story of Monty Stratton, the baseball star who fought to continue his career after losing a leg.
Whispering Smith (1949) as Conductor
A railroad detective tries to bring in a gang of train robbers and a lost love.
Impact (1949) as Police sergeant
After surviving a murder attempt, an auto magnate goes into hiding so his wife can pay for the crime.
Cass Timberlane (1948) as Railroad conductor
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
Jinx Money (1948) as Bank guard
The Bowery Boys find a dead gangster's loot-and the mob out to get it back.
Joan of Arc (1948) as Bishop of Noyon
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
The Big Clock (1948) as Guard, Janoth Building
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
The Sea of Grass (1947) as Nestor
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a husband and wife on America's frontier; farmers in a "sea of grass." The wife has an affair which produces a child, and she is ostracized from the community. Meanwhile, the farmers watch helplesslly as the sea of grass is exploited until it becomes a dustbowl.
Suddenly, It's Spring (1947) as Conductor, Harman station
A WAC officer returns from the war to find her husband wants a divorce.
My Favorite Brunette (1947) as Detective
A baby photographer mistaken for a private eye ends up framed for murder.
Killer McCoy (1947) as Knockdown timekeeper
A lightweight boxer gets mixed up in murder.
High Barbaree (1947) as Vendor
A downed pilot looks back on his life as he awaits rescue in the South Pacific.
In Fast Company (1946) as Policeman
The Bowery Boys get wrapped up in a taxi war.
The Killers (1946) as Timekeeper
An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer's beneficiary.
Tomorrow Is Forever (1946) as Conductor
A scarred veteran presumed dead returns home to find his wife remarried.
Bringing Up Father (1946) as Jerry
Deadline at Dawn (1946) as Sweating trickster
An aspiring actress risks her life to clear a sailor charged with murder.
Gangs of the Waterfront (1945) as Detective
Gang Leader Dutch Malone (Robert Armstrong) goes on a hunting trip and is in a car wreck and is confined to the hospital, without the knowledge of any of his gang members. District Attorney Brady (William Forrest) induces taxidermist Peter Winkly (also Robert Armstrong), who is an exact double for Malone,to impersonate Dutch and assume leadership of the gang. Winkly "takes over" the gang and only Rita (Marian Martin), Dutch's girl friend, has any suspicion that he is not really Dutch. But Dutch sees a newspaper showing him out on the town, escapes from the hospital and is on his way to look up the imposter.
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944) as Policeman in "Big Night" number
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
Return of the Ape Man (1944) as Policeman
While on an Arctic expedition, two scientists find the frozen body of a prehistoric caveman. They bring him home to their laboratory, but decide that in order to fully utilize (and control) him, they must transplant a more developed brain into the caveman.
Johnny Eager (1942) as Switchman
A handsome racketeer seduces the DA's daughter for revenge, then falls in love.
Alias Boston Blackie (1942) as Policeman
A reformed thief tracks down an escaped convict so he can prove the man is innocent.
Confessions of Boston Blackie (1942) as Policeman
A reformed thief cracks a ring of art thieves to clear himself of murder charges.
The Bandit Trail (1941) as
A cowboy turns bad for revenge, but cant stomach his new evil ways.
Blossoms in the Dust (1941) as Mill worker
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
Doomed to Die (1940) as
Asian sleuth Mr. Wong investigates the murder of a shipping tycoon.
Stage to Chino (1940) as
A retired postal inspector gets back in the saddle to prevent a stagecoach robbery.
I'm from Missouri (1939) as Farmer
Let Us Live (1939) as Cop
Two wrongly convicted men are sentenced to death.
The Girl Downstairs (1938) as Gendarme
A European playboy falls for his maid.
Little Tough Guy (1938) as Policeman
The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young man--who turns out to be the son of the District Attorney who sent the boy's father to the electric chair.
Illegal Traffic (1938) as
Wells Fargo (1937) as Miner
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
Time Out for Romance (1937) as Officer
Career Woman (1936) as Court officer--Clarkdale
A girl (Jewell) accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer (Whalen) and successfully by a new, straightforward one (Trevor).
Murder with Pictures (1936) as Foreman
She Gets Her Man (1935) as Guard
Murder at the Vanities (1934) as Sergeant
Shortly before the curtain goes up the first time at the latest performance of Earl Carroll's Vanities, someone is attempting to injure the leading lady Ann Ware, who wants to marry leading man Eric Lander. Stage manager in charge Jack Ellery calls in his friend, policeman Bill Murdock, to help him investigate. Bill thinks Jack if offering to let him see the show from an unusual view point, after he forgot to get him tickets for the performance, but then they find the corpse of a murdered women. Bill suspects Eric of the crime, especially, after the second female lead Rita Ross told him she saw the women leaving from Eric's room. Then Rita is shot onstage with Eric's gun. Jack and Bill decide not to stop the show, but Bill preparing to arrest Eric. Is he on the right track ?
Forgotten Men (1933) as
A band of settlers on the Oregon Trail is attacked by outlaws, who steal their horses. The horses are returned and the outlaws chased off by three cowboys who just happen to pass by. Years later, the three cowboys again save the settlers when they are threatened by some rebellious farmworkers.
Blood Money (1933) as Turnkey

Misc. Crew (feature film)

This Rebel Breed (1960) as Stunts

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