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George Lynn

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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Career (1959) as Stage manager
A struggling Broadway actor suffers the ups and downs of trying to make it big, and soon learns the ropes of having to play hardball to get he wants.
2.
Sing, Boy, Sing (1958) as Mr. Starrett
A young Pop Star struggles with his singing career being "sinful" and his gospel roots that his grandfather who raised him instilled in his heart.
3.
Girl in the Woods (1958) as Operator
4.
The Man Who Turned to Stone (1957) as Dr. Freneau
Mad scientists steal the life force from reform school girls.
5.
Mister Cory (1957) as Headwaiter
Cory, an ambitious Chicago slum kid with a knack for gambling, gets a busboy job at a posh Wisconsin resort...where his real purpose is to gamble with the staff and guests and romance rich young ladies. Setbacks follow, but Cory eventually rises to a high position in the world of professional gambling. But he just can't forget the glamorous Vollard sisters. And now he has even farther to fall...
6.
The Deadly Mantis (1957) as Bus driver
The calving of an Arctic iceberg releases a giant praying mantis, trapped in suspended animation since prehistoric times. It first attacks military outposts to eat their occupants, then makes its way to the warmer latitudes of Washington and New York. A paleontologist works together with military units to try to kill it.
7.
The Halliday Brand (1957) as
A tough sheriff and his son clash over how to deal with the Indians.
8.
I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957) as Sergeant Burns
Professor Frankenstein, a university lecturer with an alligator pit under his house, steals body parts of dead athletes from the wreckage of a crashed airplane. He builds a hunky male monster with a hideously disfigured face, which goes on a campus killing spree.
9.
Beau James (1957) as Reporter
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.
10.
The Werewolf (1956) as Dr. Morgan Chambers
A scientific experiment turns an innocent man into a bloodthirsty monster.
11.
The Boss (1956) as Tom Masterson
A crusading politician falls prey to the temptations of power.
12.
World in My Corner (1956) as Butler
A scrappy fighter from Jersey City named Tommy Shea -- "born in a dump, educated in an alley" -- catches the eye of wealthy businessman, Robert Mallinson, who allows him to train at his Long Island estate. Shea soon falls for Mallinson's daughter, Dorothy, but fears he doesn't have the money to support her in proper style. To get this money, Shea decides to work with crooked fight-promoter Harry Cram, even though this means dropping his honest manager, Dave Bernstein. As the big fight approaches, however, Shea begins to have second thoughts.
13.
Magnificent Obsession (1954) as Williams
A playboy becomes a doctor to right the wrong he's done to a sightless widow.
14.
Ride Clear of Diablo (1954) as Deputy
15.
Sign of the Pagan (1954) as Servant
Roman centurion Marcian is captured by Attila the Hun en route to Constantinople, but escapes. On arrival, he finds the eastern Roman emperor Theodosius plotting with Attila to look the other way while the latter marches against Rome. But Marcian gains the favor of Pulcheria, lovely sister of Theodosius, who favors a united Empire. As Attila marches, things look bleak for the weakened imperial forces. But the conqueror has an awe of the power of the Christians' God...
16.
The Lawless Breed (1953) as Duncan
Released from jail, John Wesley Hardin leaves an account of his life with the local newspaper. It tells of his overly religious father, his resulting life of cards and guns, and his love for his step-sister replaced on her death during a gun fight with that for dance-hall girl Rosie.
17.
Powder River (1953) as Deputy
Ex-marshal Chino Bull has hung up his guns until his prospecting partner is shot dead. Chino then takes over as the law in town, forming a friendship with gun-man Mitch Hardin and making enemies of the Logan brothers. When Hardin' girl from the east arrives, he makes her pretty unwelcome - as does his new flame, saloon owner Frenchie.
18.
The Atomic City (1952) as Robert Kalnick
Enemy agents kidnap an atomic scientist's son.
19.
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.
20.
Something to Live For (1952) as Executive
21.
Bonzo Goes to College (1952) as Bartender
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.
22.
Finders Keepers (1952) as Allen
23.
24.
My Man and I (1952) as
A Mexican-American laborer fights for his dignity.
25.
Insurance Investigator (1951) as Hatcher
26.
Apache Drums (1951) as Bartender
27.
Show Boat (1951) as Dealer
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
28.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) as Col. Ryder
An alien demands that Earth's leaders choose between peace and destruction.
29.
My Favorite Spy (1951) as Official
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
30.
The Desert Fox (1951) as German captain
Following his work with the Afrika Korps, Field Marshall Rommell joins in a plot to assassinate Hitler.
31.
The Bushwhackers (1951) as Guthrie
32.
Union Station (1950) as Moreno
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
33.
D.O.A. (1950) as Detective
The victim of a slow-acting poison tracks down his own killer.
34.
Three Secrets (1950) as Reporter
A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption. As the three await news of his rescue at a mountain cabin, they recall incidents from five years earlier and why they were forced to give up their son.
35.
Side Street (1950) as Frank, a technician
A New York City mailman is chased by both cops and crooks when he steals a shipment of dirty money.
36.
The Asphalt Jungle (1950) as Detective
A gang of small time crooks plots an elaborate jewel heist.
37.
Take One False Step (1949) as Policeman
Prof. Andrew Gentling, in Los Angeles to help found a new college, is inveigled by old flame Catherine Sykes into a midnight drive. Next day Catherine is missing, believed killed; friend Martha convinces Andrew that he's a prime suspect and should investigate before he's arrested. But this only puts Andrew in a more deadly kind of danger.
38.
Criss Cross (1949) as Andy
A man tries to save his fickle ex-wife from her criminal lover.
39.
The Naked City (1948) as Fredericks
A step-by-step look at a murder investigation on the streets of New York.
40.
Homicide for Three (1948) as Bill Daggett, also known as Ludwig Rose
41.
Best Man Wins (1948) as Mr. Crow
42.
For the Love of Mary (1948) as Eddie
43.
The Snake Pit (1948) as Doctor
A young woman tries to recover her sanity in a corrupt mental institution.
44.
Suddenly, It's Spring (1947) as Reporter
Captain Mary Morley (Paulette Goddard), WAC marital-relations expert, known as "Captain Lonelyhearts", returns from overseas as escort to some G.I. war brides, and she hopes to patch up the estrangement from Peter Morley (Fred MacMurray), her husband and former law partner. The latter has fallen for beautiful Gloria Fay (Arleen Whelan) and is waiting at the airport with a divorce consent requiring Mary's signature. Peter, hoping to be more persuasive later, asks her to have dinner with him later at the Ski Club. Jack Lindsay (Macdonald Carey), a client of Peter's who has been using their apartment mistakes Mary for one of the intended bridesmaids and asks about Gloria. Now that Mary knows about Gloria, she asks Jack to bring Gloria to the Ski Club dinner. Still in love with Peter, Mary refuses to sign the divorce paper and asks Jack to take her home. Mary is ordered to Fort Sheridan and Peter and Jack board her train - Peter still after her signature and Jack also hoping she will sign as he has fallen for her. Jack advises Peter to make himself so repulsive that Mary will be glad to get rid of him. When Mary reaches Chicago, she is met by three WAC officers and Peter, puffing a king-size cigar, who swoops in and scoops her into his arms. Realizing that Peter must want a divorce badly by staging such a performance, Mary finally consents. Later, when Mary and Peter are going through their personal effects, they begin to reminisce and realize their disagreements were over trivial matters. They embrace, leaving Jack and Gloria out in the cold.
45.
Killer at Large (1947) as Chips Rand
46.
Her Kind of Man (1946) as Houseman
A singer can't choose between a charismatic gangster and an honest newspaperman.
48.
Monsieur Beaucaire (1946) as Soldier
Beaucaire is a barber for the Royal French court who becomes a real "royal pain" for the king. As a result he is sent to the guillotine - however he is saved by the Duc de Chandre, who rescues and transports him to the Spanish court. While there Beaucaire poses as a noblesman. The only problem is, he gets into even more trouble.
49.
Tangier (1946) as Lieutenant
50.
Under Nevada Skies (1946) as LeBlanc
Rodeo star Roy Rogers (Roy Rogers), returning with his horse "Trigger" to his home town, finds old Tom Craig (Leyland Hodgson) murdered and offers his aid to "acting sheriff" Gabby Whittaker (George Hayes). Roy meets Helen Williams (Dale Evans), new singer at the Trading Post club, who is on her way to see Craig about a family-heirloom crest which he has stolen from her father. Arthur Courtney (Douglass Dumbrille)is informed by his henchmen that Craig is dead but they were unable to find the crest since Gabby, Helen and Roy had appeared on the scene. He orders them to get rid of Roy and Helen. After narrowly missing being killed while on their way to an Indian pow-wow, Roy and Gabby go to the Craig ranch where they discover an old clock and the crest hidden it it. They are taken captive by Courtney's henchmen and watch Courtney press a catch on the crest and take out a piece of paper. A fight ensues and The Sons of the Pioneers (Bob Nolan, Tim Spencer, Hugh Farr, Karl Farr and "Shug" Fisher) and Roy's Indian friends come to Roy's and Gabby's aid.
51.
Girl on the Spot (1946) as Tony Bracken
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.
52.
Notorious (1946) as Photgrapher
A U.S. agent recruits a German expatriate to infiltrate a Nazi spy ring in Brazil.
53.
Master Key, The (1945)
Universal's 64th of 69 sound-era serials (between "Jungle Queen" with Ruth Roman and their 2nd version of "Secret Agent X-9" with Lloyd Bridges), is set in 1938 with Nazi agents kidnapping scientist Professor Ellwood Henderson (Byron Foulger, at his meekest, mildest and milquetoast-irritating best) in order to get his Orotron machine that can extract gold from seawater. Operating under the secret leadership of "The Master Key", with the operatives headed by a German agent posing as a private investigator named Garrett Donovan (Addison Richards), the gang is trailed by Federal agent Tom Brant (Milburn Stone), aided by police detective Lieutenant Jack Ryan (Dennis Moore) and newspaper reporter Janet Lowe (Jan Wiley.) Also aiding in the quest is Police Chief William J. O'Brien (Russell Hicks) and his secretary Dorothy Arnold (Maris Wrixon.) It takes Brant nearly 12 of the 13 episodes to figure out that since the Nazis learn of his and Ryan's plans almost before they clear police headquarters, then "The Master Key" must be somebody close to them. Most of the leg-work is done by a group of boys under the leadership of candy-notions store owner Aggie (Sarah Padden) with the leader of the club boys being one Alfred La Rue (prior to his "Lash" days) as Migsy. Lots of stock street footage from earlier Dead Ends/Little Tough Guys films made by Universal, and several other Universal serials.
54.
Shady Lady (1945) as Card player
55.
Wilson (1945) as Reporter
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
56.
She Gets Her Man (1945) as Sinister cameraman
57.
House of Frankenstein (1945) as Gerlach
After escaping from an asylum the mad Dr. Niemann (Boris Karloff) and his hunch back assistant (J. Carrol Naish) revive Count Dracula (John Carradine), the Wolf Man (Lon Chaney Jr.) and the Frankenstein monster (Glenn Strange) in order to extract revenge upon their many enemies.
58.
Sudan (1945) as Bata
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.
59.
Counter-Attack (1945) as Russian lieutenant
Two Russians fight to escape the seven Nazi soldiers trapped with them in a bombed building.
60.
Two-Man Submarine (1944) as Norman Fosmer, also known as Capt. Von Spanger
A film that is among the umpteen hundred films that some source has given Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco a "credited" composers credit, although his name appears actually nowhere in connection with the vast majority of these umpteen hundred films, and one of four films that Tom Neal and Ann Savage were in together. This one has Robert B. Williams as some kind of scientist on an unnamed South Pacific island and he is making penicillin out of jungle mold at a time when penicillin was so new that all the players in the film pronounce it as "pey-nen-sol-lon" or something like that. Tom Neal is also there as some kind of guard or protector of Williams' work and is hacked off something fierce about it as his goal if to get off the island and into hand-to-hand action "against the japs." Before long an unidentified plane flies over the island and Neal has his pistol at the ready to shoot it down in case it is an enemy plane but a figure parachutes out and in parachutes none other than Ann Savage, who is there as Neal's replacement, although Neal now isn't as ready to leave as he was before. Then a man, George Lynn, washes ashore and is accepted as a crewman from a torpedoed American ship. Later, Williams is murdered, after some of his "pey-non-sol-len or whatever" samples disappear, and Neal concludes that either Savage, island-doctor J.Carroll Naish or Abner Biberman is the guilty party working for the Axis to get the penicillin formula. This isn't exactly Holmes-or-Chan sleuthing on his part as he knows he isn't guilty and the only people on the island, with the exception of three natives, are those he names as suspects. He doesn't know that a two-man Japanese submarine (with five or six Germans on board plus the two Japanese crewmen)is lurking offshore, but his list of suspects is basically correct, as none of the people from the sub have come ashore yet. Well, one has but he floated in. Discounting the floater, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that between Savage, Naish and Biberman, which one who can least bear scrutiny.
61.
None Shall Escape (1944) as S. S. officer
A Nazi officer on trial for war crimes thinks back on his past.
62.
The Hitler Gang (1944) as SS man
This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the historical facts are given in a correct way.
63.
The Sullivans (1944) as Officer
The lives of a close-knit group of brothers growing up in Iowa during the days of the Great Depression and of World War II and their eventual deaths in action in the Pacific theater are chronicled in this film based on a true story.
64.
The Impostor (1944) as Soldier
65.
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as Lieutenant Smith, evacuation
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
66.
Appointment in Berlin (1943) as Under officer
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
67.
Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943) as Mack
A wheelchair-bound doctor tries to prove a convicted killer's innocence.
68.
Slightly Dangerous (1943) as "Times" reporter
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
69.
Hitler's Madman (1943) as Officer
The Nazis take revenge on a Czech village after one of their most sadistic commanders is assassinated there.
70.
Northern Pursuit (1943) as Johnson, a Mountie
A Mountie tracks a downed Nazi flyer through the Canadian wilderness.
71.
They Came to Blow Up America (1943) as Herman
A government agent is assigned to join a hate group in order to gain information on their underground activities.
72.
The North Star (1943) as German pilot
Ukrainian villagers unite to fight off invading Nazis.
73.
Tonight We Raid Calais (1943) as Lieutenant
British Intellengence dispatches Commando Geoffrey Carter (John Sutton) on a one-man raid to destroy a munitions plant that manufactures bombs in Nazi-occupied France. He enlists the aid of a patriotic farmer, M. Bonnard (Lee J. Cobb), that lives near the plant, over the objections of his daughter Odette Bonnard (Annabella), who believes that the British were responsible for the fall of France. Her attitude softens toward Carter, who is living with the family as posing as a son, but Odette cannot bring herself to aid in Carter's plan because of her fear of reprisals against her family. She turns informer and the Nazis capture Carter.
74.
Bombay Clipper (1942) as Bland
75.
A-Haunting We Will Go (1942) as Darby Mason [also known as Egbert Norton]
The boys are recruited by a gang of thugs to get a coffin containing one of their far from dead colleagues to Dayton to try and get at an inheritance. After the coffin gets switched with the one Dante the Magician uses in his act, his stage show gets more than usually popular.
76.
Grand Central Murder (1942) as Paul Rinehart
A detective investigates an actress's murder in a train car.
77.
Jail House Blues (1942) as Critic
78.
To Be or Not to Be (1942) as Actor-adjutant
A troupe of squabbling actors joins the Polish underground to dupe the Nazis.
79.
The Saint in Palm Springs (1941) as Jimmy
Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar's efforts to deliver a fortune in rare stamps are complicated by murder.
80.
The Great Dictator (1941) as
A Jewish barber takes the place of a war-hungry dictator.
81.
The Penalty (1941) as Operative
Federal agents use a gangster's son to catch him.
82.
Caught in the Draft (1941) as Pilot
Don Bolton is a movie star who can't stand loud noises. To evade the draft, he decides to get married...but falls for a colonel's daughter. By mistake, he and his two cronies enlist. In basic training, Don hopes to make a good impression on the fair Antoinette and her father, but his military career is largely slapstick. Will he ever get his corporal's stripes?
83.
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940) as Convict
A man involved in a crime (Nolan) kills his key witness by mistake and resigns himself to death. He changes his name so as not to harm his family. The law is not content with his explanation, however.
84.
The Lone Wolf Strikes (1940) as Dorgan
A reformed jewel thief helps an heiress retrieve a stolen necklace.
85.
Drums of the Desert (1940) as Jean
86.
Kit Carson (1940) as James King
Frontiersman Kit Carson fights off Indian attacks on the trail to California.
87.
Risky Business (1939) as
88.
Let Us Live (1939) as Joe Taylor
Two wrongly convicted men are sentenced to death.
89.
The Jones Family in Quick Millions (1939) as Hank [H. Jenkins] Pierson
90.
The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939) as Gangster
A gangster's moll runs home to mother, with reporters and amateur detectives hot on her tail.
91.
Pardon Our Nerve (1939) as Bodyguard
92.
Buried Alive (1939) as Gus Barth
93.
Society Smugglers (1939) as Austin
94.
Cipher Bureau (1938) as Lt. Tydall
95.
City Girl (1938) as Steve
96.
Time Out for Murder (1938) as Blackie
A bank runner (Kellard) is accused of killing a woman (Hussey) for whom he deposited a large amount. Reporter (Stuart) and bank official (Stuart) investigate.
97.
Newsboys' Home (1938) as Blake
98.
Island in the Sky (1938) as Charlie
District Attorney's investigator (Whalen) starts his honeymoon and a man is indicated for murder. His bride (Stuart) doubts the man's guilt and enlists the help of a former racketeer (Kelly) to find the real killer.
99.
Too Hot to Handle (1938) as Harry Harding
Rival newsreel photographers vie for scoops and a beautiful lady flyer.
100.
Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo (1938) as Al Rogers
Chan is on a gambling vacation in Monaco. He is called upon to solve two murders. One is a casino messenger on his way to Paris with a million dollars in bonds. The other is a two-bit Chicago gangster recently tending bar in a Monte Carlo hotel. Everyone is suspect and a third of the dialogue is in French.
101.
The Duke Comes Back (1937) as Al
102.
Internes Can't Take Money (1937) as Joe
In a fantastically art-deco hospital, young Dr. Kildare treats and falls for impoverished Janet Healy, widow of a bank robber, who's been in prison and can't find her baby. Later she helps Kildare sew up gangster Hanlon in a tavern back room. Kildare pursues Janet and enlists Hanlon to help her; the gangster's solution, not surprisingly, is violent.
103.
Sinner Take All (1936) as Stephen [Lampier]
Members of a wealthy family are murdered one-by-one.

Cast (short)

104.
The Last Installment (1945)
In this short film, a criminal idolizes the life of a famous gangster... unaware that his hero met a tragic end.
105.
Plan for Destruction (1943)
This short documentary takes a look at Nazi Germany's plans for geographic expansion.
106.
The Old South (1940)
This short film chronicles the importance of cotton to the economy and culture of the American South.
107.
Torture Money (1937)
In this short film, the police track down a fraud operation that stages automobile accidents to collect insurance money.

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