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Norman Leavitt

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Cast (feature film)

The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker (1971) as Mr. Van Meter
The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962) as Williams
(Com ''62,BW). Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe De Rita, Carol Christensen, Edson Stroll, Emil Sitka, George Neise, Nestor Paiva. The stooges accidentally launch a top secret military weapon which implicates them in a sticky situation involving Martians and the U.S. Army. The great Frankenstein-like Martian makeup is by Frank McCoy.
Jumbo (1962) as Eddie
The daughter of a circus owner fights to save her father from a takeover spearheaded by the man she loves.
Saintly Sinners (1962) as Phineas
An aging priest reforms the felons in his parish.
Elmer Gantry (1960) as Salesman in speakeasy
A young drifter finds success as a traveling preacher until his past catches up with him.
Young Jesse James (1960) as Folsom
CinderFella (1960) as Gold chauffeur
The Cinderella story in form of a farce and with a guy in the leading role: Fowler is a clumsy simpleton, who has to care for his step mother and her two stuck-up sons Maximilian and Rupert. Only in the realms of phantasy he can find comfort. One day a good spirit appears to him and helps him to win the heart of the beautiful princess Charmant.
The Rookie (1959) as Maj. Evert
The Left Handed Gun (1958) as Clerk
Billy the Kid sets out for vengeance on the men who killed his mentor.
Teenage Monster (1958) as Deputy Ed
A meteor crash turns a teenager into a raging monster held captive in the basement by his mother.
Live Fast, Die Young (1958) as Sam
Two sisters live in a dysfunctional family in a California town. The elder, "nice" Kim, was sexually abused and hates men. Rebellious teen Jill is fed-up generally and runs away, finding her niche as a B-girl and sex-kitten working her way to Vegas. Kim leaves her job and goes in search of Jill, meeting her own misadventures en route; but by this time Jill's wanted for robbery. Will she live fast and die young?
The Sheepman (1958) as Loafer
A tough sheep farmer battles the local cattle baron for land and a beautiful woman.
Showdown at Boot Hill (1958) as Photographer
Bounty hunter Luke Welsh arrives looking for a wanted man. When that man draws on him he has to kill him. To collect his reward he needs a statement identifying him. But the man was well liked in town and no one will sign such a statement. When he outdraws another man who thought he was faster, some townsmen decide he should be killed and they organize a mob to go after him.
Fury at Showdown (1957) as Swamper
When his brother is murdered, a gunfighter comes out of retirement.
The Way to the Gold (1957) as Jig Long
The Girl in Black Stockings (1957) as Amos
A young girl''''s murder leaves a hotel full of suspects.
Valerie (1957) as Linsey
A rancher has to prove that he didn''''t kill his wife''''s parents.
The Quiet Gun (1957) as Matt Harper
The Shadow on the Window (1957) as Postman
Three delinquents murder a prosperous farm owner and hold his secretary hostage.
Rockabilly Baby (1957) as Mr. Rogers
The mysterious Mrs. Eleanor Carter (Virginia Field) moves to Springfield with her two teen-age children Jimmy (Gary Vinson) and Cathy (Judy Busch). Eleanor makes friends with the town's social leader, Mrs. Wellington (Ellen Corby), who supports her idea for a town youth center, and she is aided by Tom Griffith (Douglas Kennedy), the high school principal. At the town's annual picnic, to which Eleanor has bought a band (Les Brown and His Band of Reknown), the town busy-body, Eunice (Irene Ryan), reveals what she had learned from Eleanor's past.
Inside Detroit (1956) as "Preacher" Branislav
Backlash (1956) as Desk clerk
Jim Slater's father (whom he never knew) died in the Apache ambush at Gila Valley, and Jim is searching for the one survivor, who supposedly went for help but disappeared with a lot of gold. In the process, he gets several people gunning for him, and he keeps meeting liberated woman Karyl Orton, who may be on a similar mission. Renewed Apache hostilities and an impending range war provide complications.
Fury at Gunsight Pass (1956) as Lean man
Part of an outlaw gang rides into town to rob the bank and their accomplice is the local undertaker. The robbery goes awry and they are captured but the money is not found. While the prisoners are being transferred, the rest of the gang overpowers the posse, frees the prisoners, and returns to town. The undertaker's wife finds the money and tries to flee putting the townspeople's life in jeopardy as the outlaw leader plans to start shooting them unless he gets the money.
When Gangland Strikes (1956) as Court clerk
Stagecoach to Fury (1956) as Customer
Friendly Persuasion (1956) as Clem
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Slave
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
The Brass Legend (1956) as Cooper
A young westerner''''s life is on the line when he stumbles on a notorious gunman''''s hideout.
The Kentuckian (1955) as Bodine's man
A backwoodsman and his son fight to build a new home in Texas.
Kismet (1955) as Fig vendor
In this Arabian Nights musical, the "king of the beggars" infiltrates high society when his daughter is wooed by a handsome prince.
The Long, Long Trailer (1954) as Driver
Life on the road isn''t what it''s cracked up to be when a honeymooning couple invests in an oversized motor home.
Living It Up (1954) as Photographer
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
The Stooge (1953) as Taxi driver
A failed singer takes on a comedian to create a team act.
The Moonlighter (1953) as Tidy
A former jailbird makes good after the wrong man is accused for his crime.
Combat Squad (1953) as Fred Jonas
A plotless shot-on-the-lot and sound-stage Korean War entry that is even below the standard of house producer Sam Katzman, which is understandable when the name of Jerry Thomas, the producer of Lash LaRue PRC westerns, shows up as the producer. A small platoon of American infrantry, led by Sergeant Fletcher (John Ireland), captures a cave and smashes a roadblock and then heads back for some "R n' R" with some U.S.O hostesses. Then they clean some snipers out of a thicket, accomplished with the aid of a raw recruit, Martin (Lon McCallister.)
Off Limits (1953) as Chowhound
Wally Hogan has things going his way. He is the manager-trainer of Bullet Bradley, a fighter who has just won the lightweight championship. Life suddenly takes a not-so-happy turn, however, when Bullet gets drafted. Hogan's gangster partners "persuade him to enlist and keep an eye on the fighter, who is subsequently declared psychologically unfit for the Army. Enter Herbet Tuttle, a draftee eager to have Hogan turn him into a fighter. Hogan Reluctantly agrees only after he discovers Tuttle's aunt is the beautiful singer at a nightclub. From then on it's a case of stringing Tuttle along while trying to get close to his aunt. To further complicate Hogan's life there is a rulebook Military Police Officer who tries to squish the shenanigans.
Ride, Vaquero! (1953) as Dentist
Ranchers in New Mexico have to face Indians and bandits.
Hannah Lee (1953) as Carey Miller
Somebody Loves Me (1952) as Bellhop
O. Henry's Full House (1952) as Yokel
Five stories reveal O. Henry''s gift for the surprise ending.
Captain Pirate (1952) as Tall pirate
A reformed pirate returns to the seas when cutthroats start imitating his modus operandii.
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952) as Reporter
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
Stars and Stripes Forever (1952) as Purvis
A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa.
Mutiny (1952) as Hackett
Early in the War of 1812, Captain James Marshall is commissioned to run the British blockade and fetch an unofficial war loan from France. As first mate, Marshall recruits Ben Waldridge, a cashiered former British Navy captain. Waldridge brings his former gun crew...who begin plotting mutiny as soon as they learn there'll be gold aboard. The gold duly arrives, and with it Waldridge's former sweetheart Leslie, who's fond of a bit of gold herself. Which side is Waldridge really on?
Bushwackers, The (1952)
Plot here has Confederate veteran Jeff Waring (John Ireland) arriving in Independence, Missouri shortly after the Civil War, and intending never again to use a gun. He finds that rancher Artemus Taylor, an arthritic despot, and his henchies, Sam Tobin (Lawrence Tierney) and Cree (Jack Elam), are forcing out the settlers in order to claim their land for the incoming railroad. The plot nearly predates "The Great Train Robbery" in age but the gritty execution and well-acted performances take it out of the norm...way out, in a couple of instances. Brassy Myrna Dell is on hand as Taylor's independent daughter, only slightly less meaner than her father, and the always welcome Dorothy Malone is the pretty school marm on the side of good. Needless to say, Ireland's passive outlook on life changes before the end.
The Merry Widow (1952) as Scout leader
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
The Red Badge of Courage (1951) as Soldier
A young Union soldier fights to atone for a moment of cowardice during the Civil War.
Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (1951) as Pharmacist
A genius tests his ideas about staying young at a retirement home.
Vengeance Valley (1951) as Cowman
An honest rancher tries to block his evil brother's plots while keeping them from their father.
Show Boat (1951) as George, the caliope player
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
The Lady and the Bandit (1951) as B. Hedger
A dramatization of the life of the English bandit Dick Turpin.
Elopement (1951) as Western Union clerk
Industrial designer Howard Osborne (Clifton Webb) wants his daughter Jacqueline (Anne Francis), shortened to Jake by her efficient-minded father, to follow in his footsteps and study abroad. But, following her graduation dance, she finds herself in the arms of and in love with her psychology professor, Matt Reagan (William Lundigan), and they decide to elope, telling only her godfather. He, when the Osbornes discovering Jake missing, tells them of her plans. They descend furiously on the Reagans, only to find Matt's father, (Tom (Charles Bickford), equally upset at the news. The two families, with a great dislike for each other, start off for a marriage mill across the state line, and join forces when the Reagan car breaks down. Meanwhile, Jake and Matt quarrel and decide they have made a mistake and start for home.
The Bushwhackers (1951) as Yale
Wabash Avenue (1950) as Poker player
Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position untenable. He also hopes to turn Ruby Summers, Mike's motor-mouthed burlesque queen, into a classier entertainer, and incidentally to make her his own. But at the last minute, Andy's revenge comes unravelled.
A Woman of Distinction (1950) as Harry no. 2
A publicity hungry press agent creates a romance between an icy college dean and a visiting lecturer.
Mule Train (1950) as Telegrapher
A prospector discovers natural cement and suggests it should be used for a new dam. But this is the last thing the badmen of Trail End want, as they have a monopoly of the wagons needed to haul rocks to the site. A pretty sheriff notwithstanding, it's a job for a singing marshal.
The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) as Perry
Married jewel thieves struggle with infidelity, federal agents and the deadly smallpox virus.
California Passage (1950) as Bartender
Harvey (1950) as Cab driver
A wealthy eccentric prefers the company of an invisible six-foot rabbit to his family.
Side Street (1950) as Pete Stanton
A New York City mailman is chased by both cops and crooks when he steals a shipment of dirty money.
The Return of Jesse James (1950) as
Johnny looks so much like the real Jesse, he is mistaken for him by a grizzled old member of the now deceased James gang. Johnny is talked into leading a new gang to rob banks using the same modus operandi as the famed outlaw. Jesse's brother Frank decides to put a stop to the defamation of his dead brother's name. Johnny and his gang run into trouble when they try to rob the same two banks, simultaneously, that proved to be the downfall of the original gang.
The Inspector General (1949) as Lazlo
A perpetual student is mistaken for a government official in a small Eastern European village.
The Great Lover (1949) as Radio operator
The French Surete and private eye Higgins are after a killer who uses innocent young Americans in a crooked gambling racket, and who sets sail on an ocean liner that also carries inept scoutmaster Freddie Hunter and his troop of boys. Freddie, who's been a "boy scout" too long, has designs on gorgeous Duchess Alexandria. The boys, far better organized than Freddie, are determined to save him from himself. But who will save Freddie from being the killer's next victim?
The Reckless Moment (1949) as Post office clerk
A mother attempts to protect her murderous daughter.
That Wonderful Urge (1949) as Grocery clerk
An heiress gets back at the reporter who pretended to romance her to get a story.
The Walls of Jericho (1948) as Adam McAdam
After County Attorney Dave Connors (Cornel Wilde) helps Julian Norman (Anne Baxter) with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman (Henry Hull), she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria Wedge (Linda Darnell), the new bride of Dave's best friend, Tucker Wedge (Kirk Douglas), makes overtures and plays for Dave, much to the displeasure of Dave's hard-drinking wife Belle (Ann Dvorak.) Angered by Dave's rebuffs, Algeria induces the state political boss to back Tucker for a Congress race against Dave. Meanwhile, Julia has returned to Jericho, with her law degree, and she and Dave fall in love. But when Dave announces he won't run for Congress, she feels she is the reason and she takes a job in Kansas City. Tucker wins the election and he and Algeria go to Washington. Later, Tucker announces a run for the Senate and Dave decides to run against him. When Marjorie Ransome (Coleen Townsend) kills a drunk in self-defense, Julia returns to Jericho to work with Dave, now in private practice,on Marjorie's defense. The still-resentful Algeria moves to kill Dave's senate bid when Tucker's newspaper announces that Dave is being sued for divorce, with Julia named as correspondent.
Yellow Sky (1948) as Bank teller
Outlaws on the run hide out in a ghost town.
The Big Clock (1948) as Tourist
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
A Foreign Affair (1948) as Non-commissioned officer
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.
Music Man (1948) as Sam
If Winter Comes (1948) as Cyril Cottswood
Scandal results when a well-meaning man takes in a pregnant girl.
The Three Musketeers (1948) as Mousqueton
Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.
Best Man Wins (1948) as Hotel clerk
The Luck of the Irish (1948) as Milkman
Michigan Kid (1947) as Line man
Daisy Kenyon (1947) as Taxi driver
On the rebound from a married man, a woman marries a veteran, just as her lover becomes available.
The Unfinished Dance (1947) as Joe
A young dance student accidentally cripples a teacher she doesn't like.
Idea Girl (1946) as Joe, mailman
Larry Brewster (Jess Barker), partner in the music publishing firm of Brewster and Crow, returns from a trip to find that his partner, J. C. Crow (Alan Mowbray) has hired Pat O'Rourke (Julie Bishop)as a song plugger. Larry doesn't approve of the plan and, in a bad mood, refuses to see composer Wilfred Potts (George Dolenz)who is offering a song for publication. Pat, in spite of Larry's objections, stays on the job. She has the firm promote an amateur song-writing contest, and the winner is a submission by Potts, but because he used the name of Wicks, the firm can't locate him and is facing prosecution on charges of using the mail to conduct a fraudulent contest.
The Spider Woman Strikes Back (1946) as Tom
Jean (Brenda Joyce) takes the job of caretaker/companion (before the word took on a completly alternate-life style meaning) to blind woman Zenobia (Gale Sondergaard.) Also hanging around the house, in this horror/western, is Mario (Rondo Hatton), a deaf-mute servant who evidently wasn't much help to Zenobia when it came to identifying the source of a noise Zenobia couldn't see. Jean is a little slow in realizing that Zenobia is slowly killing her by taking her blood. Nothing personal. Zenobia needs her blood to feed some plants. She uses the blossoms of the plants to make poison to kill cattle in order to drive away the local ranchers so she can buy all the
The Hoodlum Saint (1946) as Marathon dancer
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
The Runaround (1946) as Van driver
Maverick private eyes Kildane and Quayle leave a large agency to work on their own. Their first assignment (pirated from the old firm): retrieve eloping heiress Penelope competition with their former boss Prentiss. Kildane finds Penelope with surprising ease and keeps her one jump ahead of Prentiss with assorted difficulties, but can he avoid a romantic complication with his lovely charge?
The Harvey Girls (1946) as 2nd cowboy
Straitlaced waitresses battle saloon girls to win the West for domesticity.
Two Sisters from Boston (1946) as Singing waiter
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.

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