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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Girl on the Spot (1946) as Mug
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.
2.
Sudan (1945) as Bettor
Young, lovely Naila becomes queen of the ancient Egyptian kingdom of Khemis when her father is killed in a slave revolt. Continuing her penchant for going incognito among the people, she seeks out rebel leader Herua. But through palace treachery, she herself is captured and enslaved. After various adventures, she finds herself rescued by (and attracted to) the very rebel she was seeking. Will gratitude or revenge win out? Gorgeous scenery and costumes.
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Week-End at the Waldorf (1945) as Taxi driver
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
6.
Babes on Swing Street (1944) as Window-washer
7.
Bowery to Broadway (1944) as Member of quarette
8.
Strangers in the Night (1944) as Waiter
A lonely, mentally unbalanced woman invents a fictitious daughter and has the "daughter" write to a Marine stationed in the South Pacific. When the soldier returns back to the States, he goes to look up his pen pal, and is told by the "mother" that the daughter has moved away. An acquaintance of the women tells the soldier the truth, and in a rage the "mother" kills her. In order to cover up that crime, she realizes she must kill the soldier, too.
9.
The Singing Sheriff (1944) as Barfly
10.
My Gal Loves Music (1944) as Cab driver
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Crazy House (1943) as Stooge
12.
Mister Big (1943) as Gardener
At the Davis School of the Theatre, ran by Jeremy Taswell (Samuel S. Hinds), where teen-age kids study drama and the serious arts, instructors Johnny Hanley (Robert Paige) and Alice Taswell (Elyse Knox) are in love. The students, including Donald (Donald O'Connor), Patricia (Gloria Jean) and Peggy (Peggy Ryan), secretly want to become singers. Patricia's aunt, Mrs. Davis (Florence Bates), owns the school and disapproves. Donald has written a musical comedy for the year's class play, which the students want to do, but Mrs. Davis has selected and insists they do Sophocles' "Antigone". Taswell agrees to let the kids do Donald's show. Donald manages to keep Mrs. Davis away on the day of the show, and when Broadway producers in attendance rave about Donald's play, she becomes a backer.
13.
Coney Island (1943) as Heckler
A con man fast-talks his way into managing a Coney Island nightclub with a temperamental star.
14.
Strictly in the Groove (1942) as Waiter
15.
Saboteur (1942) as Taxi driver
A young man accused of sabotage goes on the lam to prove his innocence.
16.
The Mystery of Marie Roget (1942) as Parisian
17.
My Heart Belongs to Daddy (1942) as Cab driver
18.
Call of the Canyon (1942) as Bus driver
19.
Buck Privates (1941) as Corporal
Two small-time con artists enlist in the Army to avoid the police.
20.
Tight Shoes (1941) as
21.
Hellzapoppin' (1941) as Taxi driver
Ole and Chick are making a movie, but th edirector is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them a absurd story They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting up an musical revue in their garden and want to bring it up on Broadway. If Jeff is sucessful he can marry Kitty. But there is his rich friend Woody, who also loves Kitty, Chick's sister Betty, who's in love with a false Russian count, and Detective Quimby. They all make the thing very complicated for Ole and Chick. After some mistakes they think, that Kitty isn't the right girl for Jeff they start sabotating the show, but the Broadway producer is impressed and signs the contract. That's the story the writer tells them. For this he's soot by the director.
22.
Birth of the Blues (1941) as Man outside of jail
Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band, the Basin Street Hot-Shots, which includes a cornet player, Memphis. They struggle to get their jazz music accepted by the cafe society of the city. Betty Lou joins their band as a singer and gets Louie to show her how to do scat singing. Memphis and Jeff both fall in love with Betty Lou.
23.
Melody Lane (1941) as Barker
24.
I Wanted Wings (1941) as Gas station attendant
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
25.
San Francisco Docks (1941) as Longshoreman
Longshoreman Johnny Barnes is in love with Kitty Tracy, barmaid at her father's waterfront saloon. Johnny is arrested for murder. Kitty and Father Cameron locate Frances March, wife of the real murderer (Alcatraz escapee Monte March) which leads to a fight between the two women and then between the priest and the murderer.
26.
Hullabaloo (1940) as Listener
A radio star creates a national panic when he announces a Martian invasion.
27.
Danger on Wheels (1940) as Second mechanic
28.
Young People (1940) as Vaudevillian
Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small town until a storm lets the family show their stuff. Clips from earlier films fill in Shirley's background.
29.
Framed (1940) as Reporter
30.
Gallant Sons (1940) as Cigar clerk
When a man is charged with murder, his son's schoolboy friends set out to solve the case.
31.
Double Alibi (1940) as Mac
32.
Strike Up the Band (1940) as Barker
A high-school band sets out to win a national radio contest.
33.
Hell's Kitchen (1939) as Roll Mop
An ex-con tries to help a group of hardened juvenile delinquents.
34.
Risky Business (1939) as Assistant barman
35.
Big Town Czar (1939) as Stooge
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.
36.
One Hour to Live (1939) as Heavy
37.
Rio (1939) as Second sailor
38.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Photographer
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
39.
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939) as Barker
A circus manager tries to break up his daughter's romance with a ventriloquist.
40.
The Storm (1938) as Waiter
41.
Midnight Intruder (1938) as Waiter
42.
They Gave Him a Gun (1937) as Tubby
With no other prospects, a World War I veteran turns to crime.
43.
A Girl with Ideas (1937) as Tom
44.
Prescription for Romance (1937) as Waiter
45.
The Wildcatter (1937) as Payoff man
46.
Adventure's End (1937) as Flench
Pacific pearl diver Duke Slade escapes angry natives by joining a whaler whose dying captain persuades him to marry his daughter who is already being wooed by the first mate.
47.
After the Thin Man (1936) as
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora's cousin of a murder charge.
48.
Sinner Take All (1936) as Garage attendant
Members of a wealthy family are murdered one-by-one.

Cast (short)

49.
Syncopated City (1934)
This short film presents musical production numbers for public services, such as construction sites and firefighting. Vitaphone Release 1734-1735.

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