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Alan Hale

Alan Hale

  • My Wild Irish Rose (1947) August 28 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: January 22, 1950
Born: February 10, 1892 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Washington, Washington D.C., USA Profession: Cast ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Rubber Tires (1927) as Director
2.
Forbidden Waters (1926) as Director
3.
Risky Business (1926) as Director
4.
The Sporting Lover (1926) as Director
5.
The Scarlet Honeymoon (1925) as Director
6.
The Wedding Song (1925) as Director
7.
Braveheart (1925) as Director
Chief Standing Rock's tribe has a treaty protecting their fishing grounds, but a canning corporation is violating the treaty through intimidation and force. The tribe is divided as to how to handle the threat. Standing Rock's son, Braveheart, is sent to college to study law so that he can protect their rights, but others in the tribe, led by the hot-tempered Ki-Yote, want to provoke a more violent confrontation.

Cast (feature film)

8.
Terror Night (1989)
When it's announced that the estate belonging to 1920s silent film star Lance Haywood -- who would be in his 90's and is widely thought to be deceased --has been purchased and will be torn down, a series of characters all descend upon the mansion to get one last glimpse before it's destroyed. Littl
9.
Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950) as Little John
Robin Hood's son reunites the Merry Men when King John reverts to tyranny.
10.
Colt .45 (1950) as Sheriff Harris
A gun salesman tracks down the outlaws who stole his sample case.
11.
Stars in My Crown (1950) as Jed Isbell
A parson uses six-guns and the Bible to bring peace to a Tennessee town.
12.
Adventures of Don Juan (1949) as Leporello
The legendary lover saves his queen from treason.
13.
The House Across the Street (1949) as J. B. Grennell
Mob pressure sends a crusading reporter from the front page to the advice column.
14.
The Younger Brothers (1949) as Sheriff Knudson
Three law-breaking brothers try to go straight, only to be hounded by a vengeful detective.
15.
The Inspector General (1949) as Kovatch
A perpetual student is mistaken for a government official in a small Eastern European village.
16.
South of St. Louis (1949) as Jake Evarts
17.
Always Leave Them Laughing (1949) as Mr. Washburn
A vaudeville clown neglects his family while fighting for stardom.
18.
Whiplash (1948) as Terrence O'Leary
An artist becomes a boxer but finds that it may not have been the best career choice.
19.
My Girl Tisa (1948) as [Thomas] Dugan
20.
My Wild Irish Rose (1947) as John Donovan
Musical biography of Irish songwriter Chauncey Olcott.
21.
That Way with Women (1947) as Herman Brinker
An elderly millionaire makes a hobby of playing cupid.
22.
The Man I Love (1947) as Riley
A night-club singer gets involved with a mobster.
23.
Pursued (1947) as Jake Dingle
24.
Cheyenne (1947) as Fred Durkin
A gambler falls for the wife of the outlaw he's out to catch.
25.
Perilous Holiday (1946) as Doctor Lilley
Based on a "serial" story by Robert Carson that ran in the Saturday Evening Post, this tale of an international counterfeiting-ring operating in Mexico starts with Patrick Nevil (Pat O'Brien)viewed as a suspicious character by newspaper woman Agnes Stuart (Ruth Warrick), who is working on a story to expose racketeering night-club owner Doc Lilley (Alan Hale.) She searches Lilley's home and finds the counterfeiting plates and thinks Nevil is part of the gang.
26.
The Time, the Place and the Girl (1946) as John Braden
Two producers and their girls look for a backer for their big show.
27.
Night and Day (1946) as Leon Dowling
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
28.
Escape in the Desert (1945) as Dr. Orville Tedder
In this remake of The Petrified Forest, Nazi spies infiltrate a hotel in the American Southwest.
29.
Gaslight Follies (1945) as Sir Francis Levison
30.
Hotel Berlin (1945) as Hermann Plotke
During World War II's final days, people with a variety of problems converge on a Berlin hotel.
31.
Roughly Speaking (1945) as Mr. Morton
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
32.
God Is My Co-Pilot (1945) as "Big Mike" Harrigan
A flyer dismissed as too old fights to prove himself against the Japanese.
33.
Hollywood Canteen (1944) as
A serviceman and a starlet find love at the star-staffed serviceman's center.
34.
Destination Tokyo (1944) as Cookie
A U.S. sub braves enemy waters during World War II.
35.
Make Your Own Bed (1944) as Walter Whirtle
Detectives masquerade as butler and maid to get the goods on a crook.
36.
Janie (1944) as Professor Reardon
A small-town girl defies her father by falling for a soldier.
37.
The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944) as Steve Gillis
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
38.
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) as Himself
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
39.
This Is the Army (1943) as Sergeant McGee
A song-and-dance man's son stages a big show starring World War II soldiers.
40.
Action in the North Atlantic (1943) as "Boats" O'Hara
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
41.
Captains of the Clouds (1942) as Tiny Murphy
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
42.
Juke Girl (1942) as Yippee
A migrant laborer becomes a champion of farm workers' rights.
43.
Desperate Journey (1942) as Flight Sergeant Kirk Edwards
American pilots stranded in Germany during World War II fight their way to freedom.
44.
Gentleman Jim (1942) as Pat Corbett
Fanciful biography of 19th-century boxing champion Jim Corbett.
45.
Footsteps in the Dark (1941) as Inspector Mason
An aspiring mystery writer stumbles on to a real murder.
46.
The Great Mr. Nobody (1941) as "Skipper" Martin
An accident-prone reporter stumbles into love and a big story.
47.
Manpower (1941) as Jumbo Wells
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
48.
Thieves Fall Out (1941) as Rodney Barnes
A young man tries to rescue his grandmother from kidnappers.
49.
The Strawberry Blonde (1941) as Old Man Grimes
A man's infatuation with a gold-digging beauty continues after his marriage.
50.
The Smiling Ghost (1941) as Norton
A newswoman investigates a haunted house.
51.
The Fighting 69th (1940) as Sergeant Big Mike Wynn
A braggart soldier learns the true meaning of heroism when he joins World War I's all-Irish unit.
52.
Three Cheers for the Irish (1940) as Gallagher
A Scottish lad and Irish lass risk their families' wrath by marrying.
53.
Virginia City (1940) as Olaf [Moose] Swenson
A rebel spy poses as a wild West dance hall girl.
54.
Tugboat Annie Sails Again (1940) as Captain Bullwinkle
A veteran lady captain fights off competition.
55.
They Drive by Night (1940) as Ed Carlsen
Truck driving brothers are framed for murder by a lady psycho.
56.
Santa Fe Trail (1940) as Tex Bell
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
57.
Green Hell (1940) as Dr. Loren
A group of adventurers head deep into a South American jungle in search of ancient Incan treasure. A beautiful woman, brought to their camp by hired bearers, has come to join her husband, a newer member of the group, who was recently killed by hostile natives. As the months go by, jealousies and tempers flare as fights break out over the woman. The Incan treasure is finally found but the treaure-seekers, now united by a common enemy, are about to be attacked by hundreds of fierce natives armed with bows and poisoned arrows.
58.
The Sea Hawk (1940) as Carl Pitt
A British buccaneer holds the Spanish fleet at bay with the covert approval of Elizabeth I.
59.
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) as Earl of Tyrone
Elizabeth I's love for the Earl of Essex threatens to destroy her kingdom.
60.
Dust Be My Destiny (1939) as Mike Leonard
A young misfit lands on a prison chain gang and falls for the foreman's daughter.
61.
The Man in the Iron Mask (1939) as Porthos
The Three Musketeers rescue the king's unjustly imprisoned twin.
62.
Pacific Liner (1939) as Gallagher
A shipboard epidemic triggers mutiny.
63.
Dodge City (1939) as Rusty Hart
A soldier of fortune takes on the corrupt boss of a Western town.
64.
On Your Toes (1939) as Sergei Alexandrovitch
A hoofer gets mixed up with a ballet dancer, triggering backstage jealousy.
65.
Valley of the Giants (1938) as Ox Smith
A lumberman takes on pirates out to plunder the forest.
66.
Four Men and a Prayer (1938) as Furnoy
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate.
67.
The Sisters (1938) as Sam Johnson
Three western girls make unhappy marriages at the turn of the century.
68.
Listen, Darling (1938) as J. J. Slattery
Two children try to find a new husband for their widowed mother.
69.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) as Little John
The bandit king of Sherwood Forest leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John.
70.
Algiers (1938) as Grandpere
A thief on the run from the law risks his life for love.
71.
The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938) as Kaidu
Classic biography of the Italian explorer and his journeys to China.
72.
When Thief Meets Thief (1937) as Jim Dial, also known as Colonel Fane
73.
High, Wide and Handsome (1937) as Mr. [Walt] Brennan
The setting is a small town in 1870s Pennsylvania. Sally Waterson and her father have stopped in town with their traveling medicine show, but when their wagon catches fire, they find themselves stranded. They're taken in by Mrs. Cortlandt and her grandson, Peter, who is trying to set up a pipeline that will supply oil throughout the state. Sally and Peter soon fall in love and marry. Neither their marriage nor Peter's pipe dreams flow too smoothly.
74.
The Prince and the Pauper (1937) as Captain of the guard
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
75.
Music for Madame (1937) as [Detective] Flugelman
An opera star trying to make it big in Hollywood gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
76.
God's Country and the Woman (1937) as Bjorn Skalka
A lady lumberjack falls for one of her workers, not realizing it's a business rival in disguise.
77.
Stella Dallas (1937) as Ed Munn
After divorcing a society man, a small-town woman tries to build a better life for their daughter.
78.
Thin Ice (1937) as Baron
79.
Yellowstone (1936) as [John Alexander] Hardigan
80.
The Country Beyond (1936) as Jim Alison
81.
Two in the Dark (1936) as Inspector Florio
A man with amnesia fights to prove himself innocent of murder.
82.
A Message to Garcia (1936) as Dr. [Ivan] Krug
A fiery Cuban woman guides an emissary from the U.S. president through the jungles of war-torn Cuba.
83.
Our Relations (1936) as Joe Groagan
Two sailors get caught in a mountain of mix-ups when they meet their long-lost twins.
84.
Parole! (1936) as [John] Borchard
85.
Grand Old Girl (1935) as [Clarence] Click Dade
Gamblers engineer a veteran schoolteacher's firing.
86.
The Crusades (1935) as Blondel
King Richard the Lionhearted launches a crusade to preserve Christianity in Jerusalem.
87.
The Last Days of Pompeii (1935) as Burbix
A blacksmith's rise to wealth and power is jeopardized by his son's Christianity and the eruption of Vesuvius.
88.
Another Face (1935) as Charles L. Keller
Plastic surgery turns a gangster into a movie star.
89.
The Good Fairy (1935) as Maurice Schlapkohl
A naïve girl tries to use a rich admirer's money to help others.
90.
Broadway Bill (1934) as Orchestra leader
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
91.
The Little Minister (1934) as Rob Dow
A young miss masquerades as a gypsy to win a minister's love.
92.
Little Man, What Now? (1934) as Holger Jachman
Impoverished newlyweds travel from the country to Berlin to find success. At first, things look rosy, but when the Pinnebergs discover that the husband's stepmother--with whom they are now living--is a notorious madame, groom and pregnant bride must take to the road.
93.
Fog over Frisco (1934) as Chief O'Malley
A San Francisco heiress discovers her sister is hanging out with gangsters.
94.
There's Always Tomorrow (1934) as Henry
95.
The Lost Patrol (1934) as [Matlow] Cook
A British army troop fights off Arab snipers while holed up in an oasis.
96.
The Scarlet Letter (1934) as Bartholomew Hockings
At the end of the 17th century a impetuous woman of noble birth but poor arrives in Boston when it was just a village rather than a city. As she is married to an old doctor she tries to change her life.
97.
Babbitt (1934) as Charlie [McKelvey]
A small-town businessman bumbles into blackmail and a real-estate swindle.
98.
99.
Of Human Bondage (1934) as Emile Miller
A medical student falls prey to a sluttish waitress.
100.
It Happened One Night (1934) as Danker
A newspaperman tracks a runaway heiress on a madcap cross-country tour.
101.
Great Expectations (1934) as Joe Gargery
Charles Dickens' classic tale of Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, Estella. Pip learns the rewards of both vindictiveness and gratitude as a result of these events.
102.
Imitation of Life (1934) as [Martin,] the furniture man
A widow and her housekeeper go into business together but almost lose their daughters.
103.
Destination Unknown (1933) as Lundstrom
104.
What Price Decency? (1933) as Klaus Van Leyden
105.
The Eleventh Commandment (1933) as Max Stäger
106.
Picture Brides (1933) as Van Luden
107.
The Match King (1932) as Borglund
An ambitious young man corners the market on matches, then faces the destruction of his empire.
108.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1932) as Mr. Simpson
109.
So Big (1932) as Klaus Pool
A farmer's widow takes on the land and her late husband's tempestuous son.
110.
Union Depot (1932) as The Baron, Bushy Sloan
An out-of-luck con artist discovers a suitcase full of money at a train station.
111.
Sea Ghost (1931) as Lieutenant Winters
112.
The Night Angel (1931) as Biezl
113.
Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) (1931) as [Jeb] Mondstrom
A farm girl runs from her abusive father to a series of affairs in the big city.
114.
Aloha (1931) as Stevens
115.
The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931) as Hubert
A woman takes to the streets to provide for her illegitimate son.
116.
She Got What She Wanted (1930) as Dave
117.
The Sap (1929) as Jim Belden
118.
Sal of Singapore (1929) as Captain Erickson
119.
Red Hot Rhythm (1929) as Walter
120.
Sailor's Holiday (1929) as Adam Pike
121.
The Leatherneck (1929) as Otto Schmidt
122.
The Cop (1928) as Mather
123.
Power (1928) as Handsome
124.
The Leopard Lady (1928) as Caesar
125.
Skyscraper (1928) as Slim
126.
Oh, Kay (1928) as Jansen
127.
The Spieler (1928) as Flash
128.
The Wreck of the Hesperus (1927) as Singapore Jack
129.
Vanity (1927) as Dan Morgan
Barbara Fiske, a beautiful girl of social standing, is about to be married to Lloyd Van Courtland. On the eve of their marriage, she foolishly pays a visit to a colorful steamship captain aboard his ship. A killing aboard the vessel threatens to destroy her upcoming marriage as well as her entire future.
130.
Hearts and Fists (1926) as Preston Tolley
131.
The Crimson Runner (1925) as Gregory [later Krutz]
132.
Flattery (1925) as Arthur Barrington
133.
Dick Turpin (1925) as Tom King
134.
One Night in Rome (1924) as Duke Mareno
135.
Girls Men Forget (1924) as Jimmy Masson
136.
Code of the Wilderness (1924) as Willard Masten
137.
Troubles of a Bride (1924) as Gordon Blake
138.
The Covered Wagon (1924) as Sam Woodhull
Two wagon caravans converge at what is now Kansas City, and combine for the westward push to Oregon. On their quest the pilgrims will experience desert heat, mountain snow, hunger, and indian attack. To complicate matters further, a love triangle develops, as pretty Molly must chose between Sam, a brute, and Will, the dashing captain of the other caravan. Can Will overcome the skeleton in his closet and win Molly's heart?
139.
140.
Black Oxen (1924) as Prince Rohenhauer
141.
Quicksands (1923) as Ferrago
142.
Hollywood (1923) as
Angela comes to Hollywood with only two things: Her dream to become a movie star, and Grandpa. She leaves an Aunt, a brother, Grandma, and her longtime boyfriend back in Centerville. Despite seeing major movie stars around every corner, and knocking on every casting office door in town, at the end of her first day she is still unemployed. To her horror, when she arrives back at their hotel, she finds that Grandpa has been cast in a movie by William DeMille and quickly becomes a star during the ensuing weeks. Her family, worried that Angela and Grandpa are getting into trouble, come to Hollywood to drag them back home. In short order Aunt, Grandma, brother, boyfriend and even the parrot become superstars, but Angela is still unemployed...
143.
Cameo Kirby (1923) as Colonel Moreau
Wrongfully blamed for the death of Col. John Randall, Cameo Kirby (Gilbert) must find the true villain and clear his name before he can declare his love for Adele (Olmstead), the dead man's daughter.
144.
Robin Hood (1923) as Little John
Amid big-budget medieval pageantry, King Richard goes on the Crusades leaving his brother Prince John as regent, who promptly emerges as a cruel, grasping, treacherous tyrant. Apprised of England's peril by message from his lady-love Marian, the dashing Earl of Huntingdon endangers his life and honor by returning to oppose John, but finds himself and his friends outlawed, and Marian apparently dead. Enter Robin Hood, acrobatic champion of the oppressed, laboring to set things right through swash buckling feats and cliffhanging perils!
145.
Long Live the King (1923) as King Karl
146.
The Eleventh Hour (1923) as Prince Stefan de Bernie
147.
Main Street (1923) as Miles Bjornstam
148.
A Doll's House (1922) as Torvald Helmer
Nora Helmer has years earlier committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring to his career. But when the truth comes out, Nora is shocked to learn where she really stands in her husband's esteem.
149.
The Dictator (1922) as Sabos, an amateur Sherlock but professional Don Juan
150.
The Trap (1922) as Benson
151.
One Glorious Day (1922) as Ben Wadley
Ek is a disembodied spirit, required to wait his turn in the boring cosmos until he is allowed to inhabit an earthly body. Impatient, he sneaks off to earth to find a body and, after several failed attempts, finds Professor Ezra Botts, a timid old pedant and researcher of psychic phenomena. Life fairly well kicks Professor Botts around as it does all timid souls, and he gets little love or respect. But during an experimental trance, he is able to leave his body behind and at that moment, Ek sees his chance and slips in, taking over the professor's body. The "new" professor is energetic, charismatic, and dynamic, and from the limbo in which he floats, the real professor fears that Ek is going to wear out the tired old body before he, Botts, can return to it. And just how is he supposed to get back into his body, anyway?
152.
Shirley of the Circus (1922) as Max
153.
The Fox (1921) as Rufus B. Coulter
154.
The Great Impersonation (1921) as Gustave Seimann
155.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) as Karl von Hartrott
In this silent film, a young Argentine fights for France, his father's country, in World War I.
156.
A Wise Fool (1921) as George Masson
157.
Over the Wire (1921) as James Twyford
158.
A Voice in the Dark (1921) as Dr. Hugh Sainsbury
159.
The Barbarian (1920) as Mark Brant
160.
Moral Suicide (1918) as "Lucky" Travers
161.
One Hour (1917) as G. D. Stanley
162.
The Price She Paid (1917) as Stanley Baird
163.
Life's Whirlpool (1917) as Dr. Henry Grey
164.
The Eternal Temptress (1917) as Count Rudolph Frizel
165.
Rolling Stones (1916) as Jerry Braden
166.
Pudd'nhead Wilson (1916) as Tom Driscoll
167.
The Woman in the Case (1916) as Julian Rolfe
168.
The Love Thief (1916) as Captain Arthur Boyce
169.
The Scarlet Oath (1916) as John Huntington
170.
The Purple Lady (1916) as Count Louis Petelier
171.
Dora Thorne (1915) as Hugh Fernely
172.
173.
The Woman in Black (1914) as Frank Mansfield

Cast (special)

174.
Friday Night Surprise! (1989)
A special, hosted by Dick Clark on the eve of April Fool's Day, containing surprises from Chuck Connors to Bob Costas; a talking dog that visits a kindergarten class; and Elvira, who stands in for her own wax museum figure.
175.
Revenge of Red Chief, The (1979) as Mayor
A sequel to "The Ransom of Red Chief." Drifters Sam and Billy again encounter the boy called Red Chief, this time while attempting to fleece a town out of $2000 with a phony rain-making machine.

Cast (short)

176.
Alice in Movieland (1940)
When a beauty queen tries to make it in Hollywood, she learns stardom comes at a price in this short film. Vitaphone Release 88-89A.

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