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Donald Kirke

Donald Kirke



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Cast (feature film)

The Garment Jungle (1957) as Salesman
A dress manufacturer brings in the mob to fight unionization.
Scandal Incorporated (1956) as Sidney Wood
Hoppy's Holiday (1947) as Sheriff
Hoppy, California, and Lucky travel to Mesa City for a short vacation. California buys new clothes and carrying his old ones in a suitcase, bumps into escaping bank robbers in the dark. His suitcase gets switched with that of the robbers and he is seen with the money. Hoppy must find the money that has mysteriously disappeared and also the robbers so that he can clear California who is now in jail.
The Well Groomed Bride (1946) as Maitre d'hotel
A Night for Crime (1943) as Hart
The Big Street (1942) as Surgeon
A nightclub waiter, who's in love with a selfish showgirl, gets to prove his love when she's injured.
Outlaws of Pine Ridge (1942) as Jefferson Cardeen
The Showdown (1940) as Harry Cole
European bad guy Baron Bendor leads some local townsmen in a plot to obtain horses through theft. Hoppy and his sidekicks Lucky and Speedy must find and expose the horse thieves.
Inside Story (1939) as Attorney
Big Town Czar (1939) as
When gangster Phil Daley (Barton MacLane) gets rid of his chief Paul Burgess (Walter Woolf King) he has everything that money can buy, except the respect of his parents (Oscar O'Shea and Esther Dale) and his sweetheart Susan Warren (Eve Arden.) His younger brother Danny (Tom Brown) quits college and forces Phil to make him part of the gang. The overly-ambitious Danny fixes a prize-fight on which rival gang-leader Mike Luger (Jack La Rue) loses heavily and, thinking that Phil has double-crossed him, sends gunmen out to kill Phil. They kill Danny instead and the frightened Phil flees to a country hideout. His chief lieutenant, Sid Travis (Frank Jenks), sets a trap for Phil when he returns.
Hawaii Calls (1938) as Regon
After being nabbed while trying to stow away on board an ocean liner en route to Hawaii, young Bobby Breen sings for his travel fare and, along with sidekick Pua, turns detective to recover stolen naval documents from crooks
I Demand Payment (1938) as Mr. Twitchett
Sharpshooters (1938) as Lasher
Midnight Madonna (1937) as Alonzo Hall
Venus Makes Trouble (1937) as Lon Stanton
The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937) as Anton
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
Paradise Express (1937) as Armstrong
The Shadow (1937) as SeƱor Martinet
Mary Gillespie is restoring the Col. Gillespie Circus to its former splendor after her father's death. With the help of her publicist boyfriend Jim, the sell-out crowds are returning to the big top. Egotistical equestrian star Senor Martinet, however, holds $60,000 of notes signed by the Colonel and due in 24 hours. When a mysterious shadowy figure is seen on the circus lot, and Martinet is murdered in the center ring during his performance, there are suspects aplenty, including Vindecco, Martinet's badly abused hunchback assistant. When Vindecco is murdered after confiding clues to Mary, Jim turns her over to the local sheriff, and continues the investigation to unmask the shaodw on his own.
Smoke Tree Range (1937) as Wirt Stoner [also known as El Capitan]
The outlaw known as El Capitan and his gang are rustling cattle. Jim Cary owns the large Smoke Tree ranch and besides losing cattle, he is trying to evict Nan Page from land that he believes is his. But his grandson Lee is on hand and Lee first sees that Nan is not evicted and then goes after El Capitan.
The Big Shot (1937) as Johnny Cullen
A small-town veterinarian''''s life goes to the dogs when he inherits a fortune.
Rich Relations (1937) as
Mannequin (1937) as Dave McIntyre
A small-time crook's wife falls for a shipping magnate.
Ride 'Em Cowboy (1936) as Sam Parker, Jr.
Fleeing from the Sheriff, Jess Burns hops on a passing train and right into the baggage car where hustler Chuck Morse is posing as a race car mechanic. Needing a driver for the big race, Chuck talks Jess into it and names him Speed. Having never driven a car and reluctant at first, Jess takes a dislike to his competing driver and sets out to win the race.
Oh, Susanna! (1936) as Flash Baldwin
Fleeing the law, Wolf Benson hops on a train, throws Autry off, and assumes Autry's identity. Still posing as Autry he robs and kills Autry's friend Lee. When Autry is jailed, his friends Frog and the Professor break him out and the three head out to clear him of the murder charge.
Country Gentlemen (1936) as Martin
Border Flight (1936) as Heming
In His Steps (1936) as Reynard
Sunset of Power (1935) as Page Cothran
Let 'Em Have It (1935) as "Curly"
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
The Ghost Walks (1934) as Terry Shaw [Gray]
Blondie Johnson (1933) as Joe
A female crook fights her way from poverty to the top of the underworld.
Hidden Gold (1932) as Edward Mortimer "Doc" Griffin
Griffen and his two men have been caught after robbing a bank but the money has not been recovered. So the Chief sends his friend Tom to prison to become their friend and hopes he can learn where the loot is hidden.
The Fourth Horseman (1932) as "Thad" Hurley
Learning that Molly O'Rourke owns the entire town of Stillwell but the back taxes have not been paid, Ben Jones takes over. When Molly arrives and learns of the tax situation, Tom rides off to pay them. But Jones is on to Tom and sends his entire gang after him.
Follow the Leader (1930) as R. C. Black

Cast (short)

The Grand Dame (1931)
A gangster''s moll attempts to break into high society in this comedic short. Vitaphone Release 1203.

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