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Cast (feature film)

Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion (1977) as Muggeridge
An engaging saga of a teenage frontier lad who becomes a rider for the Pony Express in the Nebraska Territory shortly before the Civil War. An Emmy Award nomination went to this film as Outstanding Children's Special of 1977-78.
New Daughters of Joshua Cabe, The (1976) as Jim Pickett
Rascally Joshua Cabe is back for his third go-around (John McIntire takes over for Dan Dailey who previously took over for Buddy Ebsen) and is wrongly convicted of murder, so his "daughters" devise a daring plot to smuggle him out of prison and cheat the hangman.
Vigilante Force (1976) as Tom Cousy
Tired of being harassed by lawless oilworkers in the area, the citizens of a small town in California turn to a Vietnam veteran for help. Other veterans join him and they do bring order to the town, but eventually the group of vigilantes take over control and have to be removed before life can get back to normal.
Ellery Queen (1975) as Radio Actor
The pilot film for an atmospheric whodunit set in the 1940s that involves an author-criminologist in one of the cases stumping his New York City police inspector father -- the murder of a famed fashion designer. Hutton and Wayne continued their roles in the subsequent series (1975-76) that also had
Bonnie's Kids (1972) as Motel manager
Sisters Myra and Ellie have finally had enough of their miserable, dead-end lives. When their step-father Charley (The Bonnie from the title being long dead) tried to rape Myra, Ellie ventilates him with a shotgun, and the pair run off to their wealthy uncle's mansion in El Paso. From that point on, the two undergo a transformation in their personalities, and start to enjoy living their lives on the wild side.
Scandalous John (1971) as Grotch
John McCanless was once a gunslinger and has become a cranky old rancher. There is a plan to build a dam which would flood his property. John has no intention of selling his land and is determined to fight the dam to the end if necessary, and an illegal immigrant friend and John's daughter are ther
Death of a Gunfighter (1969) as Luke Mills
Even though Marshal Frank Patch has kept the peace in Cottonwood Springs for over twenty years, he is now the laughing stock of the town liberals who want some new blood in the Marshall's Office. When Patch shoots the drunken Luke Mills in self-defense they get the excuse they had been waiting for.
The Last Time I Saw Archie (1961) as Pvt. Billy Simpson
An Army con man tries to make a fortune out of peacetime military service.
I Passed for White (1960) as Jay Morgan
The Hypnotic Eye (1960) as Emergency doctor
A city is stricken by a wave of self-mutilations performed by beautiful women who appear to be in a hypnotic trance.
Chain of Evidence (1957) as Steve Nordstrom, also known as Eddie Thornton
Battle Stations (1956) as "Squawk" Hewitt
The Desperado (1954) as Tom Cameron
Wayne Morris, James J. Lydon, Beverly Garland, Rayford Barnes, Dabbs Greer, Lee Van Cleef, Nestor Paiva. While on the run from corrupt carpetbaggers in post-Civil War Texas, a young gunslinger teams up with a fugitive gunfighter to seek revenge on his former partner.
Island in the Sky (1953) as Murray
A WWII transport plane crashes in the Canadian wilderness.
Oh! Susanna (1951) as Trumpeter Benton
September Affair (1951) as Johnny Wilson
An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. This gives them the opportunity to live together free from their previous lives. Unfortunately, this artificial arrangement leads to greater and greater stress. Eventually the situation collapses when they come to pursue their original, individual interests without choosing a common path.
The Magnificent Yankee (1951) as Clinton
True story of the lifelong love affair between Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and his wife.
Corky of Gasoline Alley (1951) as Skeezix Wallet
Gasoline Alley (1951) as Skeezix Wallet
Hot Rod (1950) as David Langham, Jr.
A young man restores an old car behind his disapproving father''s back.
When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950) as Charles Fettles
A small-town soldier gets a chance to be a hero when he accidentally crosses enemy lines.
Tarnished (1950) as Junior Bunker
Destination Big House (1950) as Fred Brooks
Tucson (1949) as Andy Bryant
Bad Boy (1949) as Ted Hendry
A lawman tries to find the source of a juvenile delinquent's bad behavior.
Miss Mink of 1949 (1949) as Joe Forrester
An Old-Fashioned Girl (1949) as Tom Shaw
The Time of Your Life (1948) as [Dudley Raoul Bostwick] A frantic young man in love
A philosophical drunk encourages his friends to live their dreams to the hilt.
Out of the Storm (1948) as Donald Lewis
Joan of Arc (1948) as Pierre D'Arc, her younger brother
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
Life with Father (1947) as Clarence [Day, Jr.]
A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost.
Sweet Genevieve (1947) as Bill Kennedy
Cynthia (1947) as Ricky Latham
A sheltered girl uses music as a means of winning her independence.
Affairs of Geraldine (1946) as Willy Briggs
Strange Illusion (1945) as Paul Cartwright
A young man''''s efforts to investigate his father''''s death and stop his mother from re-marrying land him in an insane asylum.
Twice Blessed (1945) as Mickey Pringle
Twin sisters set a parent trap to reunite their divorced mother and father.
Henry Aldrich, Boy Scout (1944) as Henry Aldrich
Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944) as Henry Aldrich
Henry Aldrich (James Lydon) tries to match his unfriendly teacher, Mr. Bradley (vaughan Glaser) with a wife. Henry hopes the teacher will become friendly enough to let him graduate with honors so he can use an inheritance for college.
Henry Aldrich's Little Secret (1944) as Henry Aldrich
Henry and Dizzy have a baby sitting service and get more than they bargain for when the mother of a 10 month old leaves town to clear her husband of a crime.
My Best Gal (1944) as Johnny McCloud
The Town Went Wild (1944) as Bob Harrison
When the Lights Go on Again (1944) as Ted Benson
Aerial Gunner (1943) as Sanford "Sandy" Lunt
Henry Aldrich Haunts a House (1943) as Henry Aldrich
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943) as Finale
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
Henry Aldrich Swings It (1943) as Henry Aldrich
Complications arise when Henry, in love with the new music teacher, joins the band. He accidentally gets a Stradivarius that belongs to another man.
Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour (1943) as Henry Aldrich
The Mad Martindales (1942) as [Robert] Bobby [Bruce Turner]
Cadets on Parade (1942) as Joe Novak
Austin Shannon (Freddie Bartholomew), after showing cowardice in sports and unable to adjust to student life, decides he is a misfit at military school and runs away. He meets newsboy Joe Novak (Jimmy Lydon)and they become friends. A $1000 reward is posted for Freddie's return but Joe doesn't take advantage of it. Joe desires an education so Austin tutors him, while Joe teaches Austin how to box, play baseball and football...without flinching (no small task indeed when working with a Freddie Bartholomew character.)
Henry Aldrich, Editor (1942) as Henry Aldrich
Henry (James Lydon) gets into another jam when he becomes the editor of the Centerville Hish School newspaper. The Fire Chief suspects him when he covers fires.
Henry and Dizzy (1942) as Henry Aldrich
Henry Aldrich for President (1941) as Henry Aldrich
Naval Academy (1941) as Tommy Blake
A tough student at the Garfield Reform School is given a chance to straighten his life when a friend of his father's, offers to enroll him at the State Naval Academy.
Little Men (1941) as Dan
A con artist tries to save the boarding school where his son has found a home.
Tom Brown's School Days (1940) as Tom Brown
While visiting the grave of Dr. Thomas Arnold, the beloved late headmaster of the famous preparatory school Rugby, Tom Brown meets his old classmate East, and the two begin to reminisce about Dr. Arnold's days at Rugby.
Bowery Boy (1940) as Sock Dolan
Back Door to Heaven (1939) as Frankie Rogers, as a boy
Two Thoroughbreds (1939) as David [Carey]
A farm boy trains a wild colt on his own.

Producer (feature film)

The Learning Tree (1969) as Associate Producer
A black boy growing up in Kansas dreams of a better life in this film version of director Gordon Parks's autobiography.
Chubasco (1968) as Exec asst prod
A young delinquent tries to redeem himself by working on a tuna boat.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Brainstorm (1965) as Dial supv
A young scientist fakes insanity so he can kill the husband of the woman he loves.
My Blood Runs Cold (1965) as Asst to the prod
A headstrong heiress falls for a young man who claims they are reincarnations of past lovers.

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