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Also Known As: Died: March 31, 1957
Born: July 18, 1891 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, Ontario, CA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Equity Board President
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
2.
Carousel (1956) as Starkeeper/Dr. Selden
A dramatic love story unfolds between a rough-talking, macho carousel barker, and a young, innocent mill worker.
3.
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956) as Bill Hawthorne
A public relations man must cope with revelations about a wartime romance.
4.
The Vanishing American (1955) as Blucher
5.
World for Ransom (1954) as Alexis Pederas
Made by the same production set-up on the same lot that was producing the 1953-54 "China Smith/Captain China" TV series that starred Dan Duryea as soldier-of-fortune China Smith, using many of the same players that were regulars on the TV series, including Douglass Dumbrille, as head of the British Intelligence, and the same "Singapore", British Colony colonials and China sets used on the series. In this instance, they had the good grace to actually make a "new" film rather than just paste two of the TV episodes together and sending it out as a "new" movie as many of the TV production companies were doing at the time, i.e., the producers of the "Ramar of the Jungle" and Guy Madison's "Wild Bill Hickok" series. And changed the role names of Duryea and Dumbrille, but the Duryea character is still "China Smith." And hired a good director. This time out China Smith...uh.....Mike Callahan (Dan Duryea), because of his friendship with Julian March (Patric Knowles),becomes involved with a plot to kidnap a nuclear scientist who is one of the three men in the whole wide world who knows how to detonate an H-Bomb and evidently carries most of the makings around with him. March is in league with Alexis Pederas (Gene Lockhart, less lovable than usual)and his henchman Guzik (former boxer Lou Nova and mean as usual), planning to do some blackmailing on a global scale. Lots of killing, kidnappings, crosses and double-crosses, fights and pursuits follow, plus some bit of footsie between March's wife, Frennessy (Marian Carr) and Callahan. Nothing much happens in that area either as she departs Singapore and Callahan both when neither are of further use to her. Better than the TV series because of director Robert Aldrich. And Marian Carr, who Aldrich would use later on.
6.
Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1953) as Rev. Paul Edgett
Two Army officers stationed in the South Pacific find romance in this idyllic setting.
7.
Francis Covers the Big Town (1953) as Tom Henderson
8.
Androcles and the Lion (1953) as Menagerie keeper
Androcles is a Christian who follows that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are evenutally arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who helped heal it?
9.
The Lady Wants Mink (1953) as Mr. Heggie
For her birthday Ritchie Connors gives his wife Nora a coat from the store where he works. His workday gloom is made even worse when their friend from next-door shows up that evening in a mink. To try and make things right Nora goes out and buys four live mink to raise. But the attempt at grow-your-own-coat is none too popular with husband or neighbours.
10.
Confidentially Connie (1953) as Dean [Edward E.] Magruder
An expectant mother hatches a series of madcap schemes to improve her husband's financial standing.
11.
Bonzo Goes to College (1952) as Clarence B. Gateson
In this fantasy-toned sequel, former lab chimp Bonzo, now literate (!), runs away from a carnival sideshow and hops a banana truck. He lands in college town Pawlton and is adopted by the granddaughter of football coach 'Pop' Drew, who sorely needs good players. Obvious but pleasant slapstick follows.
12.
Apache War Smoke (1952) as Cyril R. Snowden
A killer joins stagecoach passengers under attack by Indians.
13.
Hoodlum Empire (1952) as Senator Tower
14.
Face to Face (1952) as Captain Archbold
15.
A Girl in Every Port (1952) as "Doc" Garvey
Two sailors invest in a racehorse.
16.
I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (1951) as Jeff Brock
17.
Rhubarb (1951) as Thaddeus J. Banner
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 fiancTe Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
18.
Riding High (1950) as J. P. Chase
An heiress and her sister's fiancee defy her family to race horses.
19.
The Big Hangover (1950) as Charles Parkford
A lawyer's path to the top is blocked by his allergy to alcohol.
20.
Red Light (1949) as Warni Hazard
An embezzler's revenge on the businessman who turned him in leads to a bloody vendetta.
21.
That Wonderful Urge (1949) as Judge
An heiress gets back at the reporter who pretended to romance her to get a story.
22.
Madame Bovary (1949) as J. Homais
A romantic country girl sacrifices her marriage when she thinks she's found true love.
23.
The Sickle or the Cross (1949) as James Johnson
24.
The Inspector General (1949) as The mayor
A perpetual student is mistaken for a government official in a small Eastern European village.
25.
Down to the Sea in Ships (1949) as Andrew L. Bush
A re-make of the 1922 silent film that details the lives of the people in a small Quaker community and the adventures of a whaling ship.
26.
I, Jane Doe (1948) as Arnold Matson
27.
Joan of Arc (1948) as Georges de la Trémouille, the King's chief counselor
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
28.
Apartment for Peggy (1948) as Prof. Edward Bell
A war veteran and his young wife attempt to adjust to the boom years of the late 1940s.
29.
The Inside Story (1948) as Horace Taylor
A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping. However, it is removed by mistake and solves a number of financial problems before it is returned.
30.
Honeymoon (1947) as Prescott
A teen bride eloping to Mexico suddenly falls for an older man.
31.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) as Judge Henry X. Harper
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
32.
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947) as Saxon
In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women's Suffrage movement.
33.
Her Husband's Affairs (1947) as Peter Winterbottom
An ad man fights off his wife's attempts to help him market an embalming fluid that doubles as a hair remover.
34.
Cynthia (1947) as Dr. Fred I. Jannings
A sheltered girl uses music as a means of winning her independence.
35.
The Foxes of Harrow (1947) as Vicomte D'Arceneaux
An Irish rascal and inveterate gambler uses his considerable skills at the gaming tables of New Orleans to become fabulously rich.
36.
Leave Her to Heaven (1946) as Dr. Saunders
A beautiful neurotic will stop at nothing to hold onto her husband's love.
37.
Meet Me on Broadway (1946) as John Whittaker
When his career crashes and burns, a director tries to come back staging country club shows.
38.
A Scandal in Paris (1946) as Chief of Police Richet
An elegant con man gets himself appointed chief of police so he can rob Paris at his leisure.
39.
The Strange Woman (1946) as Isaiah Poster
An unscrupulous 19th-century woman will stop at nothing to control the men in her life.
40.
That's the Spirit (1945) as Jasper [Cawthorne]
41.
The House on 92nd Street (1945) as Charles Ogden Roper
An FBI agent infiltrates a Nazi spy ring.
42.
Action in Arabia (1944) as Josef Danesco
An adventurous reporter tangles with Nazis in the desert on the eve of World War II.
43.
Man from Frisco (1944) as Joel Kennedy
Matt Braddock (a fictional version of real-life Henry Kaiser) is an engineer with revolutionary ideas for shipbuilding. When he tries to set up yards for prefabricating ships on the West Coast, he runs up against a rival builder, Joel Kennedy. Kennedy's son Russ idolizes Matt, but Russ's sister Diana thinks Matt is a hopeless idealist who could ruin her father.
44.
Going My Way (1944) as Ted Haines, Sr.
A young priest revitalizes a failing parish and brings new life to the elder priest.
45.
Find the Blackmailer (1943) as John M. Rhodes
A private eye hunts for the talking bird that holds the key to a murder.
46.
The Desert Song (1943) as Père Fan Fan
47.
Northern Pursuit (1943) as Ernst Willis
A Mountie tracks a downed Nazi flyer through the Canadian wilderness.
48.
Mission to Moscow (1943) as Molotov
True story of U.S. Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' attempts to forge a wartime alliance with the Soviet Union.
49.
Hangmen Also Die! (1943) as The beerbrewer Emil Czaka
When a Nazi officer is assassinated, Czech patriots band together to protect his killer.
50.
Forever and a Day (1943) as Cobblewick
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day.
51.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Samuel Bacon, Esq.
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
52.
You Can't Escape Forever (1942) as Carl Robelink
Although she's been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
53.
The Gay Sisters (1942) as Herschell Gibbon
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
54.
Juke Girl (1942) as Henry Madden
A migrant laborer becomes a champion of farm workers' rights.
55.
Meet John Doe (1941) as Mayor Lovett
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
56.
Billy the Kid (1941) as Dan Hickey
A misunderstood youngster turns into one of the West's most notorious outlaws.
57.
Steel Against the Sky (1941) as John Powers
Steel-worker brothers compete for the same woman.
58.
All That Money Can Buy (1941) as Squire Slossum
A farmer sells his soul for seven years of good crops.
59.
The Sea Wolf (1941) as Dr. [Louis] Prescott
Shipwrecked fugitives try to escape a brutal sea captain who's losing his mind.
60.
One Foot in Heaven (1941) as Preston Thurston
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
61.
International Lady (1941) as [Sidney] Grenner
62.
Geronimo (1940) as Gillespie
63.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) as Stephen Douglas
An exploration into the domestic and political life of this past president.
64.
We Who Are Young (1940) as C. B. Beamis
A man violates company policy by getting married.
65.
His Girl Friday (1940) as Sheriff [Peter B.] Hartwell
An unscrupulous editor plots to keep his star reporter-and ex-wife-from re-marrying.
66.
A Dispatch from Reuters (1940) as Bauer
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
67.
Dr. Kildare Goes Home (1940) as George Winslow
A young doctor gives up big-city success to help his father set up a small-town clinic.
68.
South of Pago Pago (1940) as Lindsay
69.
Keeping Company (1940) as Mr. Hellman
A young man's engagement is jeopardized by the return of an old girlfriend.
70.
Edison, the Man (1940) as Mr. Taggart
Thomas Edison fights to turn his dreams into reality.
71.
Blackmail (1939) as William Ramey
A man in prison on false charges escapes to save his family from a blackmailer.
72.
Bridal Suite (1939) as Cornelius McGill
A playboy's fiancee sets out to reform her future husband and his flighty mother.
73.
Tell No Tales (1939) as Arno
In search of a big scoop for his failing paper, an editor tries to solve a kidnapping case that''s turned into murder.
74.
Our Leading Citizen (1939) as J. T. Tapley
75.
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) as Thomas Sanders
Alexander Graham Bell falls in love with deaf girl Mabel Hubbard while teaching the deaf and trying to invent means for telegraphing the human voice. She urges him to put off thoughts of marriage until his experiments are complete. He invents the telephone, marries and becomes rich and famous, though his happiness is threatened when a rival company sets out to ruin him.
76.
Hotel Imperial (1939) as Elias
It is the fate of a small frontier town, adjoining the no-man's-land where the Russians and Austrians are fighting out one of the final campaigns of World War I, to be occupied one day by the Russians, the next by the Austrians, and the inhabitants soon acquire a complacent view of the changing allegiances. To the town comes Ann Warschaska (Isa Miranda), intent on aveninging the suicide of her sister, who has killed herself after being betrayed by an Austrian officer. She knows no more about his identity than the number of his room at the "Hotel Imperial". She gets a job at the hotel as a maid but soon combines this work with modeling, when an eccentric Russian, General Videnko (Reginald Owen), with a passion for painting asks her to pose for him. Breaking into the fatal Room 12, she finds Lt. Nenassey (Ray Milland), a young Austrian officer who has taken refuge there after being separated from the army. Thinking him the betrayer of her sister, she plans to hand him over to the occupying-Russians, but relents when she learns that there are two Room 12's. The man actually guilty of the crime is a Russian spy who holds a commission in the Austrian army. Believing him to be a fellow-soldier in distress, Nenassey makes plans to help him escape, but finds out at the last minute that he is a Russian spy. A strange turn events allows Nenassey to aid Anna in her mission and rid his country of a dangerous enemy at the same time. General Videnko, meanwhile, is giving a grand-style banquet for the man who will never be able to attend another.
77.
I'm from Missouri (1939) as Porgie Rowe
78.
Penrod's Double Trouble (1938) as Mr. [Frank] Schofield
A missing boy's lookalike takes his place and raises havoc.
79.
Sweethearts (1938) as Augustus [Marlowe]
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
80.
Of Human Hearts (1938) as Quid
A rebellious son neglects his parents after enlisting in the Civil War.
81.
Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Mr. Dalton
An ambitious secretary uses the men in her life to turn herself into a radio star.
82.
Listen, Darling (1938) as Mr. [Arthur] Drubbs
Two children try to find a new husband for their widowed mother.
83.
Algiers (1938) as Regis
A thief on the run from the law risks his life for love.
84.
Meet the Girls (1938) as Homer Watson
85.
Sinners in Paradise (1938) as Senator [John P.] Corey
A seaplane departs for China. On board are a nurse escaping a loveless marriage to do work with refugees, a woman hoping to surprise her estranged son, a wealthy heiress trying to distance herself from labor troubles, an oily politician, a moll and a mobster fleeing the wrath of the gangs they've double-crossed, two rival munitions salesmen out to cash in on the misery of war, and a fresh-faced young steward. Caught in a course-altering storm, a crash-landing destroys the plane, kills the plane's officers, and tosses the surviving passengers into the sea. They are washed ashore on an isolated island inhabited solely by mysteriously reclusive Mr. Taylor and his servant, Ping. Until Taylor decides if, how and when he will allow them to take his boat back to China for help, this disparate band must work together, change their self-centered ways, and examine their motives for wanting to escape from the island and their pasts.
86.
Blondie! (1938) as C. P. Hazlip
87.
A Christmas Carol (1938) as Bob Cratchit
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens'' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
88.
The Sheik Steps Out (1937) as Samuel P. Murdock
89.
Mama Steps Out (1937) as Mr. Sims
A dizzy society matron runs wild on the Riviera.
90.
Too Many Wives (1937) as Winfield Jackson
An heiress and a dog-catcher go searching for a priceless stamp.
91.
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) as Mr. Henning
A devoted couple faces the harsh economic realities of growing older.
92.
Times Square Playboy (1936) as P. H. [Ben also known as Pighead] Bancroft
When he comes to New York for a wedding, an out-of-towner makes trouble for all concerned.
93.
The First Baby (1936) as Mr. [Henry] Ellis
By the time daughter (Deane) and son-in-low (Downs) have their second child the mother-in-law (Gateson) learns not to be so domineering.
94.
Come Closer, Folks (1936) as Elmer Woods
95.
Brides Are Like That (1936) as John Robinson
A young man uses flattery to beat out a romantic rival.
96.
Mind Your Own Business (1936) as Bottles
97.
Wedding Present (1936) as Archduke Gustav Ernest
98.
The Garden Murder Case (1936) as [Edgar] Lowe Hammle
Society sleuth Philo Vance suspects dirty doings behind a mysterious series of suicides.
99.
Earthworm Tractors (1936) as George Healey
At the urging of his ambitious girlfriend, a salesman starts hawking tractors.
100.
The Devil Is a Sissy (1936) as Mr. Murphy
A British boy in New York tries to join a tenement gang.
101.
Career Woman (1936) as Uncle Billy Burley
A girl (Jewell) accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer (Whalen) and successfully by a new, straightforward one (Trevor).
102.
Thunder in the Night (1935) as Gabor
103.
Captain Hurricane (1935) as Captain Jeremiah Taylor
Three buddies come to blows when they hire a beautiful housekeeper.
104.
Crime and Punishment (1935) as Mr. Lushin
A young student murders for money then tries to escape his guilt and a brilliant detective.
105.
Storm over the Andes (1935) as "Cracker"
106.
Star of Midnight (1935) as Horace Swayne
A New York lawyer tries to track down a kidnapped actress.
107.
I've Been Around (1934) as "Sunny" Ames
108.
By Your Leave (1934) as Skeets
A bored couple facing middle-age succumbs to wandering eyes.

Writer (feature film)

109.
Forever and a Day (1943) as Screenwriter
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day.

Music (feature film)

110.
Mrs. Miniver (1942) as Composer
A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II.

Cast (special)

111.
His Honor, Homer Bell (1955) as Judge Homer Bell
The trials and tribulations of Homer Bell, the understanding and respected Justice of the Peace in Spring City.
112.
Backbone of America (1953) as Uncle Cedric
The comical escapades of an advertising executive as he seeks the perfect family for an upcomimg campaign called "The Typical American Family."

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