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Cast (feature film)

Girl on the Spot (1946) as Clancy
Eleven Gilbert & Sullivan numbers are melded within the murder-mystery plot of "Girl on the Spot", with a result that either G&S and/or the plot are always seemingly on stage-wait or in the wings awaiting a cue. Lois Collier is the girl-on-the-spot of the title because she was on the scene of a murder. The police conclude she didn't do it and they use her to set a trap for the real killer, a G&S addict, by financing a Broadway production starring Collier. The police department evidently found the money for financing a Broadway show under "Misc.Expenses" in the city budget.
Our Hearts Were Growing Up (1946) as Doorman
Cornelia and Emily, at college in the early 1920s, have triangle trouble with their beaus. Their affairs become entangled with those of a chance-met, kindly bootlegger. Much of the humor derives from pre-Roaring Twenties naivity.
Swing Parade of 1946 (1946) as Policeman
Carol Lawrence (Gale Storm), an aspiring singer, goes to a new night club owned by Danny Warren (Phil Regan), whose father Daniel Warren (Russell Hicks) doesn't approve of the club and wants Danny to join him in the family business. Carol is suspected of being a process server and is thrown out of the club. An extremely long arm of coincidence leads her to the elder Warren's office and he hires her as a process server. She returns but gets a singing job this time so foregoes serving the cease-and-desist notice. The Three Stooges are on hand as waiters and Connee Boswell, Louis Jordan, Will Osborne and Mary Treen provide the music and songs in addition to Gale Storn on "Oh, Buddy" and "On the Sunny Side of the Street."
No Leave, No Love (1946) as Conductor
During a whirlwind two-day pass in New York, a sailor falls in love with an Englishwoman.
Because of Him (1946) as Police sergeant
A beautiful young woman, an aspiring actress, trick a famous stage star into signing a letter recommending her talents to a producer friend, with amusing results.
Badman's Territory (1946) as Judge
A sheriff and a newspaperwoman take on a band of outlaws invading the Oklahoma panhandle.
Earl Carroll Sketchbook (1946) as Pop Edgar
Nothing But Trouble (1945) as Guard
A pair of dimwits get jobs as servants to a boy king whose life is in danger.
River Gang (1945) as Police captain
Man Alive (1945) as Uncle Barney
A man thought dead returns as a ghost to scare off his wife''''s suitors.
A Medal for Benny (1945) as Chief of police
The Phantom Speaks (1945) as Dan, a guard
The Clock (1945) as Guard at desk
A G.I. en route to Europe falls in love during a whirlwind two-day leave in New York City.
Delightfully Dangerous (1945) as Handyman at railroad station
Come Out Fighting (1945) as [Tom] Riley
Beyond the Pecos (1945) as Ed Remington
Oil is discovered on the ranch lands causing the dormant Remington-Randall feud to break out again. Lew Remington (Rod Cameron) returns home to find himself embroiled in the struggle. The Randall faction is represented by Bob Randall (Eddie Dew), who is the unwitting tool of John Heydrick (Gene Roth) and his henchmen who have a vested interest in and gains to be made if the feud continues . Both Bob and Lew are in love with Ellen Tanner (Jennifer Holt) who tries to warn both men that they should work together to save the Pecos country from the crooks.
Mama Loves Papa (1945) as O'Connell
A wimp named playground commissioner takes on corrupt city officials.
Music for Millions (1945) as Railroad conductor
A pregnant musician awaits her husband's return from World War II.
Captain Eddie (1945) as Policeman
WWI flyer Eddie Rickenbaker remembers his life which brought him from a car salesman, race driver and pilot in WWI, to an important person in the early years of civil airline service, after his plane crashed in the South Pacific in late 1942.
They Were Expendable (1945) as Bartender at the Manila Hotel
A Navy commander fights to prove the battle-worthiness of the PT boat at the start of World War II.
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945) as Railroad clerk
On a trip to visit his parents, detective Nick Charles gets mixed up in a murder investigation.
Blonde Ransom (1945) as Policeman
Anchors Aweigh (1945) as Old cop
A pair of sailors on leave try to help a movie extra become a singing star.
The Scarlet Clue (1945) as Capt. Flynn
Charlie Chan tracks down a spy ring that has stolen plans for a new radar system.
U-Boat Prisoner (1944) as Cleric captain
Cover Girl (1944) as Doorman
A nightclub dancer makes it big in modeling, leaving her dancer boyfriend behind.
Destiny (1944) as Grogan
Show Business (1944) as Bartender
Four vaudevillians struggle to make it to the big time.
Buffalo Bill (1944) as Muldoon, policeman
This film follows the legendary story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, from buffalo hunter to wild west showman.
The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944) as
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
Music in Manhattan (1944) as Justice of Peace
An actress's publicist starts a rumor that she's a war hero's secret bride.
Army Wives (1944) as
Make Your Own Bed (1944) as Policeman
Detectives masquerade as butler and maid to get the goods on a crook.
Can't Help Singing (1944) as Policeman
A senator''''s daughter follows her boyfriend in the days of the California gold rush.
It Happened Tomorrow (1944) as Mulcahey
A newspaper editor writes headlines that predict the future.
Pin Up Girl (1944) as Stage doorman
A USO girl poses as a Broadway star to snare a war hero.
The Whistler (1944) as Dock watchman
A grieving widower hires an assassin to kill him only to have his late wife turn up alive.
The Merry Monahans (1944) as Policeman
Christmas Holiday (1944) as Policeman
Louisiana Hayride (1944) as Officer Conlon
In hopes of becoming a movie star, a country girl follows two con men to Hollywood.
Bowery to Broadway (1944) as Policeman
Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1944) as Policeman
The Impatient Years (1944) as Old man
A feuding couple re-creates their courtship in hopes of falling back in love.
Rogues Gallery (1944) as [Lt. Daniel] O'Day
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (1943) as Shipbuilding executive
The Good Fellows (1943) as Roman
The title of Grand Caesar in the Ancient Order of Noblest Romans of Wakefield, Indiana keeps Jim "Pop" Helton (Cecil Kellaway) so involved and distracted that he forgets to pay the family's bills, nearly makes a shambles of a real estate deal his oldest daughter, Ethel (Helen Walker)is working on,almost wrecks her romance with Captain Tom Drayson (James Brown), and gets involved in a game with a pool shark in an effort to raise the remaining $75 of the $6,750 needed (that they didn't have) by the Wakefield Lodge to host the national convention of the Noblest Romans.
Nobody's Darling (1943) as Policeman
Jack London (1943) as Capt. Allen
Episodes in the novelist's life: In 1890, young Jack London quits a cannery job to try oyster piracy. Later, he signs on for a sealing voyage, tries Yukon prospecting and a brief university career, loving and leaving women along the way. Instead of riches, he gets story ideas. Suddenly, he finds success and a delectable lady; but the urge to adventure won't let him go.
City Without Men (1943) as Captain
After Midnight with Boston Blackie (1943) as Police lieutenant
A reformed thief gets himself arrested fetching some jewels for a friend.
Murder in Times Square (1943) as Meehan
A stage actor tries to solve a bizarre series of murders.
You Can't Beat the Law (1943) as Duncan
Nearly Eighteen (1943) as Judge
Singer pretends to be younger so she can enter a music school.
Frontier Badmen (1943) as Sheriff
She Has What It Takes (1943) as Capt. Pat O'Neal
An aspiring actress pretends to be a beloved stage star''''s daughter.
Shantytown (1943) as Dugan
Sweet Rosie O'Grady (1943) as Barney
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
A Stranger in Town (1943) as Sergeant
A Supreme Court justice on vacation takes on crooked small-town politicians.
No Time for Love (1943) as Pop Murphy
A sophisticated reporter hires the construction worker she accidentally got fired.
It Ain't Hay (1943) as Policeman
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Captain in the coffee shop
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
The Spoilers (1942) as Sea captain
An Alaskan prospector fights a crooked federal agent for a beautiful saloon singer.
Joe Smith, American (1942) as Old man
Nazi spies in search of government secrets kidnap a munitions worker.
The Forest Rangers (1942) as Lumberman
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't notice her as a woman; instead he meets socialite Celia in town and elopes with her. The action plot (Don's pursuit of the fire starter) parallels Tana's comic efforts to scare tenderfoot Celia back to the city.
Holiday Inn (1942) as Doorman
When he loses in love, a song-and-dance man retires from show business to run a country inn.
Moonlight in Havana (1942) as Mac
Singing Johnny Norton (Allan Jones) is the star catcher of the Blue Sox baseball team but he is suspended because of insubordination. Producer Barney Crane (William Frawley) hears Johnny singing and signs him to appear with Gloria Jackson (Jane Frazee), with the promise their first engagement will be in Havana. Johnny, hoping to get his baseball job back, is anxious to get to Cuba where the Blue Sox are having spring training. Patsy Clark (Marjorie Lord), daughter of Blue Sox owner, Joe Clark (Wade Boteler), helps Johnny get another chance with the team. But Johnny has fallen in love with Gloria and hates to walk out on his singing contract. Johnny's troubles are solved when rain prevents the important All-Star exhibition game which was scheduled for the same evening.
North to the Klondike (1942) as Officer of the river boat
Fingers at the Window (1942) as Officer O'Garrity
A magician uses hypnosis to create an army of murderers.
The Lone Star Ranger (1942) as Bartender
It Happened in Flatbush (1942) as Collins
A disgraced ball player turns a Brooklyn team into champions.
The Sombrero Kid (1942) as Tom Holden, Sr.
A U.S. marshal is murdered by a gang run by the town boss. The marshal's son poses as an outlaw to infiltrate the gang and bring them to justice.
X Marks the Spot (1942) as Sgt. Timothy J. Delaney
Lady in a Jam (1942) as Faro Bill
Night Monster (1942) as Cap Beggs
Dr. Lynn Harper, psychologist, has been called out to the old Ingston Mansion, a dark and mysterious place with a very bad reputation, in order to make an assessment of the sanity of Margaret Ingston, daughter of patriarch Kurt Ingston. She claims to be sane, but she is clearly very disturbed; we can't be certain, although the doctor gives her a clean bill of health. But then Dick Baldwin shows up on the scene, just when Dr. Lynne has been receiving thinly veiled threats from the inhabitants of the house. He's our hero. Three medical doctors have been invited out to the mansion as well, Dr. Timmons, Dr. Phipps and the sleazy Dr. King (Lionel Atwill). One by one the doctors are mysteriously murdered. Dick Baldwin must figure out who is doing the killings, and he must do so before whoever it is can kill his new love interest, Dr. Lynne Harper. But the only one he can trust is Kurt Ingston himself, since Ingston has no legs and can't have perpetrated these murders. Is it sinister Rolf, the butler, or Laurie, the sex crazed and sociopathic chauffeur, or Agor Singh, the Hindu Yogi with his strange ways? And of course, Lynne might be wrong, Margaret may be very insane, and she might be the culprit.
In Old California (1942) as Town marshal
Boston pharmacist Tom Craig comes to Sacramento, where he runs afoul of local political boss Britt Dawson, who exacts protection payment from the citizenry. Dawson frames Craig with poisoned medicine, but Craig redeems himself during a Gold Rush epidemic.
I Married a Witch (1942) as Fire chief
A 300-year-old witch wreaks havoc when she falls in love with a young politician.
Nazi Agent (1942) as Captian
An Allied sympathizer discovers his twin brother is a Nazi spy.
Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942) as
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
For Me and My Gal (1942) as Doorman at the Palace Theatre
An unscrupulous song-and-dance man uses his partner and his best friend to get ahead.
Yokel Boy (1942) as Policeman
Life Begins for Andy Hardy (1941) as Watchman
A small-town boy tries life in the big city before going to college.
Glamour Boy (1941) as Policeman at stage door
Marathon Pictures is stuck with Billy Doran (Darryl Hickman), Whiz Quiz radio show star but a flop in Hollywood. Ex-child star Tiny Barlow (Jackie Cooper) suggests that the studio remake "Skippy", the film that made him famous, with himself as coach for little Billy. A. J. Colder (Walter Abel), Marathon's Mighty Mogul, agrees. Joan Winslow (Susanna Foster), a contract player who has never had a part, is picked to replace balky Brenda Lee (Ann Gillis) in Marathon's monster musical of the year. Tiny poses as a big shot and takes credit for getting Joan the role. They are soon seen everywhere together as Tiny is taking advantage of her publicity build-up for his own gain, until he suddenly finds out he is in love with her and confesses his duplicity. This occurs when Colder has forbid Joan to see Tiny anymore, directing her to only be seen with important people who can help her career, and Tiny thinks it is because she has dumped him. He enters into a conspiracy with Brenda's agent, Mickey Fadden (John Gallaudet), to make Brenda give up her strike and accept the role Colder gave Joan. She does and Tiny is given the role of her leading man. But he is unhappy about what he has done in costing Joan her big chance, plus his old friend, Georgie Clemons (Jackie Searle) who used to play the mean kid in Tiny's films is also replaced. Faced with the taunts of the production crew because of what he helped engineer and broken hearted about Joan, Tiny walks out on the picture, climbs into his automobile and heads for parts unknown. Little Billy, who adores him, stows away in the luggage compartment. Billy, the high IQ kid, has devised a scheme to set everything right.
Marry the Bo$$'$ Daughter (1941) as Policeman
Young man from Kansas (Edwards) goes to New York to work for his tycoon-hero (Barbier). His superiors won't listen to his ideas about business, but the boss and his daughter (Joyce) do.
Rise and Shine (1941) as Policeman
The college president, the head cheerleader and a gambling gangster try to keep a flunking football star in the game.
Mr. Dynamite (1941) as Police captain
The Get-Away (1941) as Mac
A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.
The Maltese Falcon (1941) as Policeman
Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue.
Sierra Sue (1941) as George Larrabee
Gene is a government inspector looking into what's killing cattle. The ranchers want to burn the area to clear of a poisonous weed, but Gene favors chemical spray from an airplane.
The Feminine Touch (1941) as Policeman on subway
An author writing a book on jealousy discovers his wife is an expert on the subject.
Unholy Partners (1941) as Inspector Brody
A gangster helps pay a tabloid editor's debts to gain control of the paper.
You'll Never Get Rich (1941) as Stage doorman
A Broadway dancing team splits up when the male dancer is drafted.
Double Cross (1941) as Captain Murray
The Gang's All Here (1941) as Pop Wallace
Trucker friends try to survive a series of attacks by saboteurs.
Red River Valley (1941) as Sheriff Sutherland
Ranchers, with the help of Roy, raise money to build a reservoir but lose it to a gambler through a crooked stock deal. Songs include the title song, "Love Begins at Sunset on the Trail," "Lily of the Hillbilly Valley," "When Payday Rolls Around," and "Chant of the Wanderer."
Out of the Fog (1941) as Officer Magruder
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter.
Honky Tonk (1941) as Man at tar party
A young girl falls for a western gambler.
Flight from Destiny (1941) as Jailer
An elderly professor with six months to live plots a murder to reunite two young lovers.
Blues in the Night (1941) as Bill, the bartender
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader from drinking himself to death.
Whistling in the Dark (1941) as Policeman
A radio detective is kidnapped and forced to plan the perfect murder.
The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941) as Watchman
Rodeo rider Lank tries his hand at movie making. Spoiled established star Crystal throws tantrums, but after the rodeo she's easy for Lank to handle. It's the "Taming of the Shrew" Hollywood style.
Back Street (1941) as Station master
A woman accepts life in the shadows as the price for her affair with a married man.
It Started with Eve (1941) as Conductor
To please his dying father, a man hires a hatcheck girl to pose as his fiancée.
Pacific Blackout (1941) as Desk sergeant
Unexpected Uncle (1941) as Police sergeant
A bored retiree decides to play matchmaker.
Footsteps in the Dark (1941) as Harbor captain
An aspiring mystery writer stumbles on to a real murder.
Lillian Russell (1940) as Stage doorman
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by bandleader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.
Street of Memories (1940) as Detective
Enemy Agent (1940) as Doorman
Castle on the Hudson (1940) as Clyde Burton
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
The Captain Is a Lady (1940) as Clem
When a sea captain has to send his wife to a women''''s home, he dresses as a lady to be with her.
Black Diamonds (1940) as Fred Norton
East of the River (1940) as Patrolman Shanahan
A young gangster and his honest brother fall for the same woman.
Son of Roaring Dan (1940) as ["Roaring"] Dan McPhail
West of Carson City (1940) as Judge Harkins
When a gold strike turns a ghost town into a boom town, Gorman arrives to open his crooked gambling hall and Judge Harkins arrives to bring law and order. Jim Bannister is aiding the Judge by bringing in Gorman's outlaws and to lure Jim into a trap, Gorman's men kidnap the Judge and his daughter for bait.
I Take This Oath (1940) as Deputy Inspector Mike Hannigan
Barnyard Follies (1940) as Fire inspector
Beyond Tomorrow (1940) as Sergeant
A ghost tries to smooth the way for two young lovers he knew during his lifetime.
Little Nellie Kelly (1940) as Dooley
The daughter of Irish immigrants patches up differences between her father and grandfather and rises to the top on Broadway.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) as Spencer
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
A Dispatch from Reuters (1940) as Reporter
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
Youth Will Be Served (1940) as Second revenue officer
A southern girl (Withers) goes to a National Youth Association camp after her father goes to jail for bootlegging. When a mean tycoon tries to buy the campground for himself she stages a show which endears her to him. Then her father escapes and catches the crooks who took the tycoon's money, all is saved.
High School (1940) as Policeman
Johnny Apollo (1940) as Guard
A Wall Street broker is jailed for embezzling. His college graduate son then turns to crime to raise money for his father's release.
Virginia City (1940) as Southerner
A rebel spy poses as a wild West dance hall girl.
Pop Always Pays (1940) as Police lieutenant
A man will only allow his daughter to marry if her fiance can raise $1,000.
Double Alibi (1940) as McCarthy
Love Thy Neighbor (1940) as Turnkey
Jack Benny (Himself) is preparing his New Year's Eve radio broadcast but takes time out to take his valet Rochester (Eddie Anderson) to meet his girlfriend Josephine (Theresa) arriving on a steamer. Fred Allen (Himself) and his sister Barbara (Verree Teasdale) are also enroute to the dock to meet Barbara's daughter Mary (Mary Martin), returning from a personal appearance tour in South America. Josephine is her maid. Their cars get involved in an accident and, in a bumping contest, Fred reduces Jack's old Maxwell to junk, and is taken to jail. Mary loses her dress in an accident and Jack offers to get her another one, but winds up being arrested for stealing. Barbara tells Mary that Fred is a nervous wreck because of Jack's continual slander of him on Jack's radio program. Jack hires the Merry Macs (Joe McMichael, Judd McMichael, Ted McMichael, Helen Carroll) away from Fred and Fred decides to go to Miami for a rest. Jack decides to open his radio program from Miami. They meet, have another brawl, and end up in jail again. The two are in a motorboat accident where both are knocked unconscious and Mary, in an effort to end the feud, tells Fred that Jack saved his life. They have dinner together at Fred's apartment and Rochester, whom Fred has hired away from Jack, appears and the feud is on again.
On Trial (1939) as Jailer
A novice lawyer must defend a killer.
Hell's Kitchen (1939) as Hardy
An ex-con tries to help a group of hardened juvenile delinquents.
Ambush (1939) as Deputy
Stagecoach (1939) as Editor
A group of disparate passengers battle personal demons and each other while racing through Indian country.
Blackwell's Island (1939) as Guard
A reporter gets himself sent to prison to expose a mobster.
Rulers of the Sea (1939) as Constable Dunn
When Tomorrow Comes (1939) as Policeman
Missing Evidence (1939) as Policeman
The Adventures of Jane Arden (1939) as Irishman
A reporter poses as a jewel smuggler to unmask a criminal gang.
Blondie Brings Up Baby (1939) as Police captain
A book salesman (Olin Howlin as Olin Howland) sells Blondie Bumstead (Penny Singleton) a set of books on child training because he has convinced her that Baby Dumplin (Larry Simms) is a child prodigy. Meanwhile, J.C. Dithers (Jonathan Hale), boss of Blondie's husband, Dagwood Bumstead (Arthur Lake), rips Dagwood for altering the plans on an apartment building the construction firm is building for Abner Cartwright (Robert Middlemass) and, to keep his job, Dagwood must get Cartwright to sign off on the changes - the latter refuses in order to escape from an unfavorable contract. Baby Dumpling, the genius, is registered at school and Daisy, accompanying him, is picked up by the dog-catcher on the way back home and taken to the pound. Daisy is adopted by Melinda Mason (Peggy Ann Garner), the crippled daughter of one of the town's wealthiest men. Baby Dumpling looks everywhere and can not find Daisy, and plays hooky from school the next day. Immediately, Blondie and Dagwood suspect kidnapping, and Dagwood learns that Melinda, also missing, was last seen playing with a little boy and a dog. Dagwood promptly heads for the Mason estate, where he is even more promptly arrested as a kidnap suspect.
King of the Turf (1939) as Sgt. Branningan
Yes, My Darling Daughter (1939) as Sergeant Murphy
A freethinker''''s liberal ways are tested when her daughter announces plans for a premarital fling.
Smuggled Cargo (1939) as Kincaid
Inside Information (1939) as Casey
King of Chinatown (1939) as Pat, the doorman
Let Us Live (1939) as Cop
Two wrongly convicted men are sentenced to death.
Calling Dr. Kildare (1939) as Policeman
A young doctor treats a gangster and falls for the man's kid sister.
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) as Mr. Clay
The future president considers a political career while practicing law.
Dodge City (1939) as Mail clerk
A soldier of fortune takes on the corrupt boss of a Western town.
Unexpected Father (1939) as Mr. Callahan
Jimmy Hanley (Dennis O'Keefe) learns that his former dancing partner has been killed, leaving a baby boy Sandy (Sandra Lee Henville as Baby Sandy), so he takes the baby to live with him and his roommate Boris Bebenko (Mischa Auer). Theatre manager Allen Rand (Donald Briggs) threatens to fire Jimmy for neglecting his work, but Jimmy's girlfriend Diana (Shirley Ross) squares things by going to dinner with Rand over Jimmy's objections. Sandy catches measles and the quarantine causes Jimmy and Boris to miss a big audition.
You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939) as Keeper Burns
A young tough takes the rap for a hardened gangster.
Scandal Sheet (1939) as McHale
Unmarried (1939) as Watchman
Each Dawn I Die (1939) as Mac
A crusading reporter becomes a hardened convict when he's framed.
Here I Am a Stranger (1939) as Policeman
Ex-Champ (1939) as Policeman
The Kid from Kokomo (1939) as Old cop
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
Hollywood Hotel (1938) as Hollywood Bowl watchman
A small-town boy wins a Hollywood talent contest.
The Jury's Secret (1938) as Cop
Bill Sheldon (Larry J. Blake as Larry Blake) has a grudge against Midland City newspaper publisher Brandon Williams (Samuel S. Hinds) as Sheldon blames the city's recent flood against Williams for using his power and influence to hold up government flood control money. When Williams is found murdered, Sheldon is charged with the crime that was actually committed by Walter Russell (Kent Taylor), the paper's rebel editorial writer. Ney York reporter Linda Ware (Fay Wray) arrives to cover the story and finds that Russell, her old sweetheart, is on the jury hearing Sheldon's trial. She also discovers that he is the killer. Russell forces an acquittal and, before another trial can be held, realizes that his conscience will not permit him to let Sheldon be tried again.
Little Tough Guy (1938) as Truant officer
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.
Hunted Men (1938) as Traffic cop
The Amazing Doctor Clitterhouse (1938) as Lt. Johnson
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
The Night Hawk (1938) as Mulruney
Crashing Through Danger (1938) as Pop Foster
Little Miss Thoroughbred (1938) as Officer O'Reilly
An orphan searching for her father softens a gangster''''s heart.
Gold Mine in the Sky (1938) as "Lucky" Langham
Hollywood Stadium Mystery (1938) as Captain Filsom
The Kid Comes Back (1938) as Mike Dougherry
A ring veteran turns a Texas tenderfoot into a winning fighter.
Over the Wall (1938) as John Davis
A prison chaplain tries to help a man framed for murder prove his innocence.
The Devil's Party (1938) as Cop
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as Policeman
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
Ride a Crooked Mile (1938) as Officer
Walking Down Broadway (1938) as Policeman
The Sisters (1938) as Editor
Three western girls make unhappy marriages at the turn of the century.
Exposed (1938) as Policeman
Tom Sawyer, Detective (1938) as Captain of ship
Gold Is Where You Find It (1938) as Grogan
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
Penrod and His Twin Brother (1938) as Chief Flynn
A young boy's lookalike lands him in hot water.
Heart of the North (1938) as Captain Ashmun
A Canadian Mounted Policeman searches for the outlaws who robbed a freighter.
Outside of Paradise (1938) as Uncle Terence
The Man Who Cried Wolf (1937) as Doorman
Forlorn River (1937) as Jeff Winters
Easy Living (1937) as Private guard
When a working girl tries to return a lost fur coat, she gets caught up in a wealthy family''''s battles.
Hot Water (1937) as Desk sergeant
Fifty Roads to Town (1937) as Policeman
Song of the City (1937) as Policeman
A shipwrecked socialite becomes a man when he's pulled out of San Francisco Bay by Italian-American fishermen.
Smart Blonde (1937) as Policeman
An ambitious reporter forces her policeman boyfriend to let her help with a murder case.
Black Legion (1937) as Policeman
A disgruntled factory worker is lured into joining a secret society out to terrorize foreigners.
Girl Overboard (1937) as Policeman
Parnell (1937) as Irish cop
True story of the Irish politician whose fight for freedom was compromised by his affair with a married woman.
Nancy Steele Is Missing! (1937) as Principal keeper
After being in jail for seventeen years a crook is met by the girl he kidnapped as a baby. She now thinks he's her father. When he returns her to her real father there's a job and a reward, but an old prisonmate gets in the way.
Penrod and Sam (1937) as Sheriff
A club for junior-league detectives gets caught up in a bank robbery.
The Plough and the Stars (1937) as Barman
Jim Hanvey, Detective (1937) as Garrett
The 13th Man (1937) as Lt. Tom O'Hara
A tough district attorney has been cleaning up the town, and has already imprisoned twelve dangerous criminals. As he is about to name the target for his next investigation, he is murdered in the midst of a crowd. The police have many suspects and hardly any clues, so two reporters decide to investigate for themselves.
Dance Charlie Dance (1937) as Tim
A gullible "angel" sinks money into a doomed play.
Crack-Up (1937) as Captain
Breezing Home (1937) as
The Great O'Malley (1937) as Dugan
A ruthless cop gets mixed up with a man who''''s only turned to crime to help his crippled daughter.
The Great Hospital Mystery (1937) as Bank policeman
Time Out for Romance (1937) as Cop
Stella Dallas (1937) as Policeman outside wedding
After divorcing a society man, a small-town woman tries to build a better life for their daughter.
Submarine D-1 (1937) as Sailor
Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl.
Varsity Show (1937) as Sergeant
A Broadway producer puts on a show at his alma mater.
Carnival Queen (1937) as Captain Charters
Dead End (1937) as Policeman
A killer returns to his childhood home to plot his escape from the law.
Partners in Crime (1937) as Policeman
A Star Is Born (1937) as Bailiff
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.
A Son Comes Home (1936) as Cop
Charlie Chan at the Race Track (1936) as Judge
While steaming from Honolulu to Los Angeles the owner of a prize racehorse headed for the Santa Anita Handicap is killed, apparently kicked to death by his stallion. Not so, deduces Charlie. Leter he exposes efforts to fix a race at the famous track.
Song and Dance Man (1936) as Sergeant
The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936) as Sergeant
After setting the leg of John Wilkes Booth, Dr. Samuel Mudd is sent to prison as a conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
The President's Mystery (1936) as Sergeant
Her Master's Voice (1936) as Stationmaster
Sinner Take All (1936) as Sergeant Donovan
Members of a wealthy family are murdered one-by-one.
Little Miss Nobody (1936) as Policeman
A girl gets into trouble at her orphanage and is sent away to reform school. She escapes en route but is found and brought to trial. Her father is the prosecutor.
Fury (1936) as Incoming watchman
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
Women Are Trouble (1936) as Lieutenant Mayer
A small-town news hen goes after a big-city job by investigating a vicious protection racket.
Florida Special (1936) as Police captain
Rose of the Rancho (1936) as Passenger
Here Comes Trouble (1936) as MacWinney
Easy Money (1936) as Sam Beldon
Below the Deadline (1936) as Captain Symonds
Bridge of Sighs (1936) as
Laughing Irish Eyes (1936) as Announcer
Ride, Ranger, Ride (1936) as Colonel Summerall
Texas rangers fight the U.S. Cavalry to save them from train robbers.
Rhythm on the Range (1936) as Conductor
A cowboy falls for his boss, a beautiful lady ranch owner.
Hollywood Boulevard (1936) as Gray
Sworn Enemy (1936) as Cop
A law student poses as a fight promoter to catch a notorious gangster.
Strike Me Pink (1936) as Joe, the cop
An assertiveness course gets a shy guy mixed up with racketeers at an amusement park.
Steamboat Round the Bend (1935) as Race official
Vagabond Lady (1935) as Old cronie
A department store owner''''s sons compete for his secretary''''s heart.
Suicide Squad (1935) as [Captain] Tim [O'Connor]
Stormy (1935) as Conductor
Your Uncle Dudley (1935) as Customer
The Whole Town's Talking (1935) as Detective
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
She Married Her Boss (1935) as Detective
A secretary who handles the boss' business perfectly marries him and tackles his home life.
The Woman in Red (1935) as Guard
A professional horsewoman fights prejudice when she marries into society.
Ship Cafe (1935) as Derrick man
Nevada (1935) as Carver
6 Day Bike Rider (1934) as Captain
A young failure tries to impress his girlfriend by entering a bicycle race.
Have a Heart (1934) as Policeman
A street vendor tries to help a dancing teacher who''''s lost the use of her legs.
The Lemon Drop Kid (1934) as Sheriff
The Thin Man (1934) as Bill
A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
The Key (1934) as Bartender
A British officer stationed in Ireland falls for the wife of an intelligence man.
Thirty Day Princess (1934) as First detective
Straight Is the Way (1934) as Policeman
A small-time gangster wants to go straight until he loses his girl to a rival hood.
Jimmy the Gent (1934) as Irish cop
An unscrupulous detective makes a killing locating missing heirs.
Private Scandal (1934) as Clancy
She Done Him Wrong (1933) as Doheney
A saloon singer fights off smugglers, an escaped con and a Salvation Army officer out to reform her.
From Headquarters (1933) as Sergeant-orderly
A police lieutenant uses scientific methods to solve a decadent playboy's murder.
Beast of the City (1932) as Policeman
A police captain leads the fight against a vicious gangland chief.
The Man from Hell's Edges (1932) as Sheriff Williams
Williams goes to prison to become friends of the robbers that killed his father. Breaking out he learns that Lobo is the one he is after. With the help of Shamrock and Half Pint he goes after Lobo and his gang.
Son of Oklahoma (1932) as John Clayton
Madame Racketeer (1932) as Chief of police
If I Had a Million (1932) as Detective
A dying tycoon selects his heirs at random, and each reacts differently to the good fortune.
Wild Girl (1932) as Sheriff
Young America (1932) as Officer Weems
Already in trouble with the law, Arthur and his friend Nutty break into a drugstore to get medicine for Nutty's grandmother. The druggist's wife, Mrs. Doray, asks for custody. When he hears them arguing over him, Arthur runs away. When he returns Mr. Doray is being held up by bandits at the drugstore.
24 Hours (1931) as Police official
The Public Enemy (1931) as Pat, a policeman
An Irish-American street punk tries to make it big in the world of organized crime.
Silence (1931) as Detective
The Lightning Flyer (1931) as John Nelson
The Black Camel (1931) as Chief of police
Movie star Sheila Fayne is seeing wealthy Alan Jaynes while filming in Honolulu, Hawaii, but won't marry him without consulting famed psychic Tanaverro first. Tanaverro confronts her about the unsolved murder of fellow film star Denny Mayo three years earlier, and she decides to reject Jaynes' proposal. When Sheila is found shot to death in her beach-front pavilion, Charlie Chan of the Honolulu Police investigates.
Alias--The Bad Man (1931) as Mr. Warner
Collins kills Neville and Warner and makes it look like they killed each other. Ranger Ken Neville suspects Collins and joins his outlaw gang in an attempt to trap him.
City Streets (1931) as Inspector
A racketeer must choose between his criminal life and love.
Branded Men (1931) as
Clearing the Range (1931) as Dad Moran
Kildare kills Curt Fremont's brother Jim. When Curt arrives he poses as a coward in public but sneaks out unseen to become the daring El Capitan as he looks for the killer.
Spurs (1930) as Pop Merrill
Bob Merril, looking for the killer of Buddy's father, has found the secret entrance to Pecos' hideout. There he captures Indian Joe who confesses that Marsdan was the killer, But while Bob is off riding in the rodeo his witness escapes.
Trigger Tricks (1930) as Thomas Kingston
Son of the Gods (1930) as Dugan
A young man questions his Chinese ancestry when he falls in love.
Check and Double Check (1930) as Butler
Two black taxi drivers keep landing in hot water in this adaptation of radio''''s popular Amos ''''n'''' Andy.
The Concentratin' Kid (1930) as C. C. Stile
The Kid makes a bet he can marry the songstress Mary Lou who he has only heard over the radio. She soon arrives as part of Stile's troupe. Just as it looks like he will be successful, she learns of the bet and decides to leave.
The Thoroughbred (1930) as Riley
Fury of the Wild (1929) as Matt Roark
The Isle of Lost Ships (1929) as Mr. Burke
Burning the Wind (1929) as Richard Gordon, Sr.
Smiling Irish Eyes (1929) as Shamus O'Connor
Obey Your Husband (1928) as Stephens
Blindfold (1928) as Captain Jenkins
Masked Angel (1928) as Detective Bives
The Silent Avenger (1927) as Steven Gilmore
Ride 'Em High (1927) as Rufus Allen
Pals in Peril (1927) as Sheriff Kipp
The Fightin' Comeback (1927) as Sheriff Beasley
The Galloping Gobs (1927) as The Banker
Fast and Furious (1927) as Doctor
Heroes of the Night (1927) as "Bull" Corrigan
Range Courage (1927) as Pop Gallagher
The Silent Power (1926) as David Webster
College Days (1926) as Mr. Gordon
The Bandit Buster (1926) as Romeo
Border Justice (1925) as Robert Maitland
Dark Stairways (1924) as "Dippy" Blake
The Breathless Moment (1924) as Detective Quinn
Legally Dead (1923) as Detective Powell
Madame Sherry (1917) as

Cast (short)

Law of the Badlands (1945)
A cavalry officer is framed for a murder and seeks vengeance in this short film. Vitaphone Release 1327A.
Frontier Days (1945)
In this short film, a sheriff and a U.S. marshal bring law and order to a frontier community terrorized by a gang and Native Americans. Vitaphone Release 1375A.
Main Street on the March! (1941)
This short film focuses on America''''s changing mood to events leading up to WWII.
Goin' Fishin' (1940)
In this short film, a gang of children face several comedic problems on their fishing trip.
Radio Hams (1939)
This short film takes a look at amateur radio operators.
The Public Pays (1936)
In this short film, a protection racket preying on milk distribution is broken up.
Gypsy Sweetheart (1934)
In this short film, a group of gypsies show up at a garden party and are accused of stealing the guests'''' possessions. Vitaphone Release 1708-1709.

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