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Director (feature film)

Gunmen from Laredo (1959) as Director
A corrupt saloon owner frames a rancher for the murder of his wife but Rosita, the Indian girl has the last laugh.
Flying Down to Rio (1933) as Asst dir 2nd unit
A dance-band leader finds love and success in Brazil.
Free Lips (1928) as Director
Girl From the West (1923) as Director

Cast (feature film)

King of the Wild Horses (1933) as Clint Bolling
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) as Stage manager
Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands.
Flying Down to Rio (1933) as Pilot
A dance-band leader finds love and success in Brazil.
I Loved a Woman (1933) as Hayden's first secretary
A Chicago meat-packer tries to keep a rein on his social-climbing wife.
Daring Danger (1932) as
Arm of the Law (1932) as
Between Fighting Men (1932) as Wally Thompson
Ken not only has to fight with his brother Wally over the girls, he has to try and stop the conflict between the cattlemen and the sheepmen. It gets worse when Butch kills Judy's father.
High Speed (1932) as Tom Carlis
Hello Trouble (1932) as Le Tange
After killing a friend in a gunfight, Jeff Douglas quits the Texas Rangers. He arrives at the Kenyon ranch just as Jonathan Kenyon apparently commits suicide. He and Janet Kenyon then become the new half owners. At first he refuses to wear a gun and is believed to be a coward, but as trouble mounts he straps it on once again.
Tex Takes a Holiday (1932) as Tex
Texas Cyclone (1932) as Nick Lawler
Pecos Grant rides into a strange town only to find that everyone recognizes him, not as Pecos Grant, but as a presumed-dead man named Rawlins. Even Rawlins' wife thinks her husband has come back. Pecos sets out to solve the mystery.
The Riding Tornado (1932) as Dick Stark
Two Fisted Law (1932) as Artie
Rancher Tim Clark borrows money from Bob Russell, who then rustles Clark's cattle so he will be unable to repay the money. Thus Russell is able to cheat Clark out of his ranch. Clark becomes a prospector for silver and ultimately comes to settle accounts with Russell and crooked deputy Bendix.
The Vanishing Frontier (1932) as Captain Roger Kearney
Its 1850 and California is under ruthless military rule. Kirby Tornell's rancho has been taken over by soldiers and when two of Kirby's men are captured, he goes there to free them. He meets the General's daughter there and attracted to her, repeatedly returns to see her. Eventually he is captured and now his men must try and rescue him.
Range Feud (1931) as Hank
Ranchers Walton and Turner are losing cattle to rustlers and they each blame the other. After Walton and Clint Turner argue, Walton is found shot and Sheriff Gordon has to arrest his friend Clint. With Clint scheduled to be hung, Gordon desperately looks for evidence to clear him.
Fifty Fathoms Deep (1931) as Mate
Drums of Jeopardy (1931) as Gregor Petroff
The Pagan Lady (1931) as Francisco
Smart Money (1931) as Cigar stand clerk
A barber''''s good luck turns him into a big-time gambling boss.
Branded (1931) as Starett
Dale and sidekick 'Swede' break up a stage robbery only to be arrested for the robbery. Escaping to a new town they make an enemy of Moore. When the Sheriff arrives looking for the two, Moore and his men go after them planning to kill them.
The Rogue Song (1930) as Hassan
In czarist Russia, a princess falls for a dashing bandit leader, but their romance proves a stormy one.
Fighting Thru; or California in 1878 (1930) as Tennessee Malden
Dark Skies (1930) as Capt. Pedro Real
Madame Satan (1930)
A socialite masquerades as a notorious femme fatale to win back her straying husband.
Hit the Deck (1930) as Lieutenant Allen
Sweetie (1929) as Bill Barrington
Darkened Rooms (1929) as Bert Nelson
Fancy Baggage (1929) as Ernest Hardin
Blockade (1928) as Vincent
Tropical Nights (1928) as Stavnow
Red Signals (1927) as Lee Bryson
Your Wife and Mine (1927) as Robert Warren
Drums of the Desert (1927) as Will Newton
Tumbling River (1927) as Keechie
His Foreign Wife (1927) as Johnny Haines
Hell's 400 (1926) as Marshall Langham
Two Can Play (1926) as Robert MacWorth
The Checkered Flag (1926) as Jack Reese
The Bar-C Mystery (1926) as Nevada
Faithful Wives (1926) as Tom Burke
Pampered Youth (1925) as Wilbur Minafer
New Lives for Old (1925) as Hugh Warren
Learning To Love (1925) as Professor Bonnard
Wandering Fires (1925) as Norman Yuell
The Primrose Path (1925) as Bruce Armstrong
Heir-Loons (1925) as George Brockton
The Charmer (1925) as Ralph Bayne
The Lady (1925) as Leonard St. Aubyns
Lightnin' (1925) as John Marvin
Thy Name Is Woman (1924) as Captain Roderigo de Castelar
Petro the Fox is the leader of a group of bandits sought by royal soldiers led by Captain de Caselar. Caselar sends the soldier Juan Ricardo to seduce Petro''s wife Guerita in an effort to find out where her husband and his outlaws are hiding.
The Sea Hawk (1924) as Master Peter Godolphin
In this silent film, an English noble sold into slavery escapes and turns himself into a pirate king.
The Heart Bandit (1924) as "Spike" Malone
Roaring Rails (1924) as Malcolm Gregory
A railroad engineer sacrifices everything for the French orphan he adopted during World War I.
Curlytop (1924) as Bill Branigan
Love and Glory (1924) as Anatole Picard
The Day of Faith (1923) as John Anstell
Maytime (1923) as Claude Van Zandt
The Spoilers (1923) as Broncho Kid
Caught Bluffing (1922) as Wallace Towers
The Understudy (1922) as Tom Manning
Under Oath (1922) as Ralph Marvin
A Fool There Was (1922) as Avery Parmelee
Similar in plot to "The Blue Angel," this silent film tells the tale of a respectable businessman who leaves his wife and daughter for the clutches of a cold, heartbreaking female.
Youth Must Have Love (1922) as Earl Stannard
The Foolish Matrons (1921) as Anthony Sheridan
A Poor Relation (1921) as Johnny Smith
The Fire Cat (1921) as David Ross
The Sage Hen (1921) as Her son, as a man
The Fighting Shepherdess (1920) as Hughie
Rouge and Riches (1920) as Tom Rushworth
Moon Madness (1920) as Jan
Are All Men Alike? (1920) as Gerry Rhinelander West
Trumpet Island (1920) as Richard Bedell
Cinderella's Twin (1920) as Prentice Blue
Connie McGill, a scullery maid at the Valentines, dreams of better things. One day, while serving, she sees her Prince Charming, Prentice Blue. Although Blue has nothing but his social standing, the nouveau riche Nathaniel Flint wishes his daughter Helen to marry him in order to gain family status. Flint gives a big party for Helen, which attracts the attention of the Du Geen band of crooks. In a scheme, they furnish the unsuspecting Connie with proper clothes, transforming her, and she ends up at the party dancing with Blue, who is enchanted with her. As she departs, she accidentally leaves her slipper with Blue. Unknown to her, she has aided the crooks in stealing jewels that night, and her slipper contains the key to Flint's safe.
The Little Boss (1919) as Clayton Hargis
Cupid Forecloses (1919) as Bruce Cartwright
Brothers Divided (1919) as Max King
The Follies Girl (1919) as Ned
Spotlight Sadie (1919) as Dick Carrington
Leave It to Susan (1919) as Jimmy Dawson
A Girl Named Mary (1919) as Henry Martin
The Shoes That Danced (1918) as Harmony Lad
Madame Sphinx (1918) as Andre Du Bois
Mlle. Paulette (1918) as Jack Wayne
Marked Cards (1918) as Ted Breslin
The Princess' Necklace (1917) as The stranger
Next Door to Nancy (1917) as Dick Ives
The Marriage Speculation (1917) as Billie Perkins
The Princess of Park Row (1917) as Tom Kearney
Purity (1916) as Youth
Purity, a simple country girl, comes to the city and is hired as an artist's model. A young poet becomes obsessed with her, and is distraught when he learns she has been posing nude. But his distress is diminished when he finds that she intends to use her income from modeling to publish his poetry.
Nanette of the Wilds (1916) as Harry Jennings
Youth's Endearing Charm (1916) as Harry Disbrow

Writer (feature film)

Men with Steel Faces (1940) as Story
Doughnuts and Society (1936) as Orig story and scr
Two women, partners in a doughnut shop, learn that their children have fallen in love with each other. But when each mother individually comes into a fortune, each insists that her child marry into high society. Of course, what goes up must come down...
Hearts in Bondage (1936) as Original Story
Phantom Empire, The (1935) as From Story
When the ancient continent of Mu sank beneath the ocean, some of its inhabitant survived in caverns beneath the sea. Cowboy singer Gene Autry stumbles upon the civilization, now buried beneath his own Radio Ranch. The Muranians have developed technology and weaponry such as television and ray guns. Their rich supply of radium draws unscrupulous speculators from the surface. The peaceful civilization of the Muranians is corrupted by the greed from above, and it becomes Autry's task to prevent all-out war, ideally without disrupting his regular radio show.
Fighting Marines, The (1935) as From Story
U.S. Marines, attempting to build a landing field on Halfway Island in the Pacific, unwittingly endanger the secret hideout of a mysterious figure known as The Tiger Shark. The Tiger Shark therefore begins a program of sabotage and murder against the Marines.
Hitch Hike Lady (1935) as Original Story
In Old Santa Fe (1934) as Story
After losing his horse in a crooked race, a cowboy is framed for murder.

Producer (feature film)

Gunmen from Laredo (1959) as Producer
A corrupt saloon owner frames a rancher for the murder of his wife but Rosita, the Indian girl has the last laugh.
Return to Warbow (1958) as Producer
No Time to Be Young (1957) as Producer
(Dra ''57,BW). Robert Vaughn, Roger Smith, Tom Pittman, Dorothy Green, Merry Anders, Kathy Nolan. Three teenager boys attempt to rob a supermarket resulting in the death of the store manager and dire consequences for the parties concerned. Several of the actors in this juvenile delinquent drama went on to become popular television stars - Robert Vaughn in THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E., Roger Smith in 77 SUNSET STRIP, and Kathy Nolan in THE REAL McCOYS.
The Hard Man (1957) as Executive Producer
Madison is a Texas Ranger who resigns after he gets a reputation for bringing them back dead. He takes a job as deputy sheriff and quickly becomes embroiled in a range war against Greene, a rancher intent on taking over the whole range. He also begins an affair with French, Greene''s wife, who wants Madison to kill her husband for her. She ends up doing the job herself.
The Phantom Stagecoach (1957) as Producer
Fury at Gunsight Pass (1956) as Producer
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.
The White Squaw (1956) as Producer
Secret of Treasure Mountain (1956) as Producer
Apache Ambush (1955) as Producer
President Lincoln enlists an Indian scout to guard a cattle drive.
Cell 2455, Death Row (1955) as Producer
A Death Row inmate uses his prison law studies to fight for his life.
Wyoming Renegades (1955) as Producer
Phil Carey, Gene Evans, Martha Hyer, William Bishop, Douglas Kennedy, Don Beddoe. Butch Cassidy tries to enlist former outlaw Phil Carey in his lawless gang but is thwarted by Carey''s fiancee (Martha Hyer) and her task force of women sharpshooters. One of the minor villains is Aaron Spelling, who in 1960 was to launch himself to fame as the producer of Zane Grey Theatre and later as the idea man behind "Charlie''s Angels".
El Alamein (1954) as Producer
Massacre Canyon (1954) as Producer
Lt. Faraday has two wagons full of guns that he and his men must deliver. He also must escort two young ladies through hostile Indian Country. It is up to Running Horse to sabotage the wagons so that they will end up at Massacre Canyon where they will meet their fate.
The Black Dakotas (1954) as Producer
Confederate spies try to keep the President's emissary from delivering a peace treaty to the Sioux.
The Outlaw Stallion (1954) as Producer
Hagan is rustling horses lead by a white stallion from a Government restricted area. Young Danny Saunders captures the horse who then kills Hagen's mare. Hagen needs the white stallion and when Danny is hurt during the beaking of the horse, his mother gives the horse to Hagan. Upset, Danny runs away to be with the horse. His mother chases after him and they are both made prisoners when they see Hagan's rustling operation.
Ambush at Tomahawk Gap (1953) as Producer
Ex-cons searching for buried loot are interrupted by an Indian attack.
Man in the Dark (1953) as Producer
After experimental brain surgery, a crook tries to reconstruct the memories of his criminal past.
The Nebraskan (1953) as Producer
A frontier scout tries to make peace between settlers and the Sioux.
Target Hong Kong (1953) as Producer
Harem Girl (1952) as Producer
A wisecracking secretary saves the ruler of an Arab nation from foreign invaders.
Okinawa (1952) as Producer
(War ''52,BW). Pat O''Brien, Cameron Mitchell, Richard Denning, Rhys Williams, James Dobson, Richard Benedict, Alvy Moore. The gun crew of a destroyer stationed off Okinawa duke it out with the Japanese during the Pacific Campaign of WWII.
Flame of Stamboul (1951) as Producer
A U.S. agent guards defense plans at a conference in Istanbul.
Chain of Circumstance (1951) as Producer
The Big Gusher (1951) as Producer
Two oil-field roughnecks try to protect their land from a con artist until they can strike oil.
Corky of Gasoline Alley (1951) as Producer
On the Isle of Samoa (1950) as Producer
After crashing on an uncharted island, a thief struggles to get back to civilization.
The Tougher They Come (1950) as Producer
Girls' School (1950) as Producer
Peggy Donovan (Joyce Reynolds) enters an exclusive but financially-strapped finishing school for girls operated by Colonel Matthews (Thurston Hall) and his sister Emily (Julia Dean). Student Lucille Farnsworth (Laura Elliot) discovers the Peggy carries $30,000 in her luggage and reports it to the Colonel. She also writes to a Chicago address on the luggage that Peggy is at the school. The letter puts gambler Dave Vickers (Wilton Griff) on Peggy's trail. Peggy convinces the Colonel that the money is rightfully hers and offers to buy up the school's outstanding notes for a partnership. When Vickers arrives, Peggy confesses that her late father was a professional gambler and Vickers' partner. The latter claims half of the money which her father had saved away for her. She is willing to divide the money but when the Colonel learns it was won in a questionable card game, he turns it over to the police.
Beauty on Parade (1950) as Producer
Rusty's Birthday (1949) as Producer
A lost dog tries to find his way back to his beloved master.
Air Hostess (1949) as Producer
Rusty Saves a Life (1949) as Producer
A faithful dog rescues his master from a life of delinquency.
Law of the Barbary Coast (1949) as Producer
The Wreck of the Hesperus (1948) as Producer
My Dog Rusty (1948) as Producer
A faithful dog helps his master's father win a mayoral race.
Port Said (1948) as Producer
The Son of Rusty (1947) as Producer
When they are separated, a boy and his dog fight to find each other.
When a Girl's Beautiful (1947) as Producer
An advertising man has to come with "the perfect woman" for an ad campaign. He puts together a picture of a woman from a composite of several photos, to get an idea of the kind of woman he should look for. His boss sees it, thinks that it is an actual woman, and orders him to find her and use her in the campaign.
The Devil's Mask (1946) as Producer
A detective tries to identify a shrunken head found in a crashed cargo plane.
The Unknown (1946) as Producer
A woman hires two detectives to keep her alive long enough to claim her inheritance.
Personality Kid (1946) as Producer
A Guy, a Gal, and a Pal (1945) as Producer
Helen Carter is wooed by two men and she is torn between the financial security offered Granville Breckinridge and happiness love she feels for serviceman Jimmy Jones.
Out of the Depths (1945) as Producer
Escape in the Fog (1945) as Producer
A nurse recovering from a breakdown keeps dreaming about murder.
I Love a Mystery (1945) as Producer
A detective tries to protect a man who has predicted his murder will take place in three days.
Eve Knew Her Apples (1945) as Producer
A radio star tries to escape the limelight in the car trunk of a reporter who is eager for a story.
My Name Is Julia Ross (1945) as Producer
A young girl finds herself entrenched in a murder cover-up when she goes to work for a wealthy widow.
Cry of the Werewolf (1944) as Producer
A young gypsy girl turns into a wolf to destroy her enemies.
The Missing Juror (1944) as Producer
A detective tries to stop whomever is murdering the jurors on a notorious murder case.
Dancing in Manhattan (1944) as Producer
U-Boat Prisoner (1944) as Producer
The Racket Man (1944) as Producer
She's a Soldier Too (1944) as Producer
Sailor's Holiday (1944) as Producer
Stars on Parade (1944) as Producer
Two Senoritas from Chicago (1943) as Producer
Daisy Baker, a Chicago "refuse collector" who fancies herself as a theatrical agent, finds a play which had been thrown away by two Portuguese playwrights. Without bothering to get permission, she sends it off to a New York producer named Rupert Shannon and he wires her to come to New York immediately. Daisy and her two showgirl friends, Gloria and Maria, arrive in New York where the two girls assume accents and pretend to be the sisters of the playwright. Shannon agrees to star them in a production of the play. Two former friends, Lena and Louise, recognize the girls and threaten to blow the whistle unless they are also cast. Meanwhile, the two actual playwrights sell the story to producer Sam Grohman who hires Lena and Louise.
The Chance of a Lifetime (1943) as Producer
An ex-thief helps some fellow ex-cons adjust to life as defense workers, only to get involved with a robbery investigation.
Passport to Suez (1943) as Producer
A reformed thief goes undercover to stop Nazi agents from hijacking planes.
Redhead from Manhattan (1943) as Producer
A Man's World (1942) as Producer
Cadets on Parade (1942) as Producer
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.)
Parachute Nurse (1942) as Producer
Hospital nurses Glenda White (Marguerite Chapman) and Dottie Morrison (Kay Harris) join the newly-formed corps of parachute nurses to be dropped at sites where ordinary medical aide is inaccessible. They discover they have let themselves in for a life of rigorous training governed by strict military rules, with the only bright spots being their instructors, Lieutenant Jim Woods (William Wright) and Sergeant Peters (Frank Sully.) After weeks of arduous training, one of the earlier-entered classes is ready for practice jumps.Tragedy strikes when Gretchen Ernst (Evelyn Wahl), an American-born nurse who has been ostracized because she has a brother in the German army, commits suicide by failing to pull her rip cord during her jump. When it is time for Glenda's class to make their jumps, Glenda remembers Gretchen and cannot summon enough courage to make the leap. Jim and Peters are determined to force her to complete the course.
Counter-Espionage (1942) as Producer
A reformed criminal hunts Nazi spies in London during the Blitz.
Lucky Legs (1942) as Producer
The Man Who Returned to Life (1942) as Producer
David Jamieson (John Howard), a Northerner, is forced to flee from a Maryland town where he is suspected of murdering the girl who attempted to force him to marry her on the eve of his wedding to another girl. He flees and assumes a new identity but returns to save the life of the man accused of killing him.
Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942) as Producer
When he's framed for robbery, a reformed thief takes off to find the real culprit.
Submarine Raider (1942) as Producer
A submarine captain tries to warn the Navy about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Hello Annapolis (1942) as Producer
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1942) as Producer
Alias Boston Blackie (1942) as Producer
A reformed thief tracks down an escaped convict so he can prove the man is innocent.
Naval Academy (1941) as Producer
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.
The Devil Commands (1941) as Producer
A scientist kills innocent victims in his efforts to communicate with his late wife.
Two Latins from Manhattan (1941) as Producer
The Face Behind the Mask (1941) as Producer
When a fire leaves him hideously scarred, an immigrant turns to crime.
Harmon of Michigan (1941) as Producer
Tom Harmon (ol' # 98 for the Michigan Wolverines, husband of actress Elyse Knox and father of Mark Harmon and Kelly Harmon)took a back seat to no one on the football field (except the Minnesota Gophers) or, later, in the broadcast booth, but, on film, he managed to find himself in two of the all-time bad sports movies..."The Spirit of West Point" and "Harmon of Michigan." The latter, if it had been a true-life biography of Tom Harmon, might have made a passable film but after a short prologue, narrated by sports writer Bill Henry who is not the same as actor William Henry, that semi-recaps Harmon's football-playing days at the University of Michigan, it quickly develops into a mess that indicates the director and writers used the technical adviser, Coach Jeff Cravath, only to put plays on the blackboard. Once Harmon,(supposedly playing himself but the character he plays here has more character flaws than the law allows), graduates from Michigan, he marries his college sweetheart Peggy Adams (Anita Louise), turns up his nose at the prospect of playing professional football---a poor-paying and not-that-well respected job in 1941---and starts a vagabond tour of coaching tank-water colleges. Authenicity went out the window when the narration ended, as did any kind of time tracking, as everything that follows seems to happen in a single football season. Tom takes an assistant coach job at a cow-pasture college under Jimmy Wayburn (William Hall) and lasts one day before Wayburn fires him. Then he signs to play for a College All-Star team doing exhibition games against pro teams, but his team-mates, hacked because Tom gets star billing, lay down on him and he gets smacked down hard on every play. One of the leaders willing to let Harmon get slaughtered is old Michigan teammate Forrest Evashevski (playing himself), a life-long friend in real life and Godfather to Mark Harmon and a long-time respected coach at the University of Iowa. Harmon wins the game by himself, but decides this isn't his cup of tea. He hangs around the house a few weeks, then gets a job as an assistant under old-time coach Pop Branch at a college that has three buidings on campus and a football stadium seating 100,000 fans. He helps Pop win a few games (still ticking along in what appears to be the same fall football season), but the alumni at Webster College are tired of losing, fire their coach and hire Harmon away from Pop. Harmon takes over the Webster team in mid-season and becomes the all-time example of a hard-ass coach willing to win at any cost, including installing a screen-pass play that depends on an illegal blcoking scheme---the Flying Wedge---to make it work. His Webster team begins to thump their opponents by large scores, usually leaving the other team battered and bloodied by the use of the illegal blocking scheme. They win four or five games which, based on the writers time scheme, would have them playing 20 games a season in what was then a nine-and-ten game season. Plus, the press and other coaches around and about, are up in arms about Harmon's tatics, but the jerks refereeing the games evidently haven't read the rule book nor the newspapers and throw no penalty flags against his team. Well, one referee does once, but he never officiated nor had lunch in that town again. It, by any reasonable calendar must now be July of the next year in a season that should have ended in December, and hard-case Harmon's team is going up against Pop's team (where Harmon coached earlier in this never-ending season) and Pop drops by and tells Tom he ain't all that fond of Tom's coaching methods, but Tom poo-pahs him off, and then sends his team out and they gleefully dismantle Pop's fair-playing team by 109-0. But Webster's quarterback Freddie Davis (Stanley Brown) suffers a concussion running a play Harmon calls just to run up the score even higher---Harmon evidently didn't read the script because nobody using their own name would want this character perceived
Harvard, Here I Come (1941) as Producer
The Big Boss (1941) as Producer
Honolulu Lu (1941) as Producer
Glamour for Sale (1940) as Producer
The Man with Nine Lives (1940) as Producer
A doctor''''s attempts to cure cancer lead to a series of grisly murders.
Before I Hang (1940) as Producer
A mad scientist experiments with a serum tainted with a psychopath''''s blood.
Men Without Souls (1940) as Producer
Island of Doomed Men (1940) as Producer
A government agent infiltrates a prison island to build a case against its corrupt, sadistic warden.
Girls of the Road (1940) as Producer
The governor''''s daughter tries to win fair treatment for female vagrants by joining them on the road.
Military Academy (1940) as Producer
Konga, the Wild Stallion (1939) as Producer
North of Shanghai (1939) as Producer
Romance of the Redwoods (1939) as Producer
Behind Prison Gates (1939) as Producer
My Son Is a Criminal (1939) as Producer
The Man They Could Not Hang (1939) as Producer
A mad scientist uses an artificial heart pump he invented to seek revenge after he is executed.
When G-Men Step In (1938) as Associate Producer
Fred Garth (Don Terry) owns a printing establishment and poses as a business research expert, but actually runs several white-collar rackets operating by means of high-pressure telephone soliciting. He has sent his younger brother, Bruce Garth (Robert Paige), through law school with the intention of making him his legal watch-dog. But idealist Bruce enrolls as a Department of Justice investigator, and is detailed to track down charity and other phoney rackets. Both brothers are in love with attractive socialite Marjorie Drake (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells), who is unaware of Fred's schemes and he uses her to meet other social leaders with pet charities and his salesmen sell them the program ads at five times the charity rate. Bruce and his partner Neale (Gene Morgan) trace the phone rackets to Bruce and a confrontation looms.
Women in Prison (1938) as Associate Producer
City Streets (1938) as Producer
Highway Patrol (1938) as Associate Producer
Little Miss Roughneck (1938) as Associate Producer
A talented 10-year-old singing prodigy, Foxine LaRue (Edith Fellows), who is only slightly less artificial and theatrical than her name, is pushed into vaudeville by her stage-mother mama, Gert LaRue (Margaret Irving), who is even more artificial and theatrical than her name. Foxine's pretty and older sister, Mary LaRue (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells) makes sacrifices to support the trio. Al Partridge (Scott Kolk as Scott Colton), a hollywood agent becomes interested in Mary and takes the family trio to Hollywood in the hopes of Foxine getting into the movies. After several incidents by the rowdy Foxine on the train, and later at International Studios, Foxine is further from being in the movies than she was in New York. Gert decides that a "hoax" kidnapping is just the ticket to get Foxine the publicity to land a studio contract. That night Foxine dresses as a boy, disarranges her room, leaves a "ransom note" and hops a freight train. The police arrive the next morning and hear Mary accuse Al and Gert of staging the kidnapping, and they are arrested. Foxine leaves the train several hundred miles away and takes shelter with the good-natured Pascual Orozco (Leo Carrillo) and his family. The arrested pair are released when the police receive another ransom note (sent by Foxine.)
Girls' School (1938) as Producer
A student accused of tattling fights to regain her classmates' trust.
The Lone Wolf in Paris (1938) as Associate Producer
A Dangerous Adventure (1937) as Associate Producer
Murder in Greenwich Village (1937) as Associate Producer
An heiress enlists a photographer to help clear her name of a murder charge.
Counsel for Crime (1937) as Associate Producer
Law school graduate Paul Maddox (Douglass Montgomery), adopted son of Senator Robert Maddox (Thurston Hall), accepts an offer to join the law firm of William "Bill" Mellon (Otto Kruger), brilliant but unscrupulous criminal attorney. Mrs. Maddox (Nana Bryant) is actually Paul's real mother, although neither the Senator nor Paul know it, and Bill Mellon is his father. Yes, it is one of "those" plots. Paul is at first critical of Mellon's sharp practices, but he relents when Ann McItyre (Jacqueline Wells, long before she ever thought about being Julie Bishop) convinces him it's all within the law, a fact most law school graduates would have learned in law school. Gambler Georgie Evans (Stanley Fields) comes to Mellon and tells him he has just killed Harrison, another underworld character, and insists it was in self defense. Mellon coaches Evans in how to tell his story to the police, then sends him to police headquarters to give himself up, and then assigns Paul to follow up on the case. While Evans and Paul are on separate routes to the police station, Evans stops by Harrison's and kills him under circumstances corresponding with Mellon's fool-proof alibi version already supplied before the act. Truly a good example of why it is best to consult an attorney before committing a rash act. Mellon learns of this post-dated action but, for a large sum of money from Evans, agrees to have his firm represent him and assigns Paul the task. Paul, of course, wins Evans an acquital. Paul later learns that the killing was committed after Evans had retained Mellon and quits the firm. Paul's moral snit does not extend past the point of allowing his adopted-father's influence getting him appointed Assistant District Attorney. Paul begins a probe against malpractice in the law profession, and Mellon hires Mitchell (Marc Lawrence) to dig up scandal on state officials sponsoring the probe. Mitchell does this even better than Mellon anticipated, especially when he comes back with the truth about Paul actually being Mrs. Maddox' own son. When Mitchell refuses to give up the papers with the proof, he and Mellon struggle and Mitchell dies from a shot from his own gun. Mellon is charged with murder and Paul is the prosecutor. Will Paul send his real Pa to jail for life?
All-American Sweetheart (1937) as Associate Producer
Venus Makes Trouble (1937) as Associate Producer
The Shadow (1937) as Producer
Mary Gillespie is restoring the Col. Gillespie Circus to its former splendor after her father's death. With the help of her publicist boyfriend Jim, the sell-out crowds are returning to the big top. Egotistical equestrian star Senor Martinet, however, holds $60,000 of notes signed by the Colonel and due in 24 hours. When a mysterious shadowy figure is seen on the circus lot, and Martinet is murdered in the center ring during his performance, there are suspects aplenty, including Vindecco, Martinet's badly abused hunchback assistant. When Vindecco is murdered after confiding clues to Mary, Jim turns her over to the local sheriff, and continues the investigation to unmask the shaodw on his own.
Criminals of the Air (1937) as Associate Producer
Undercover agent Mark Owens (Charles Quigley) is sent to aid the Border Patrol in the trans-border town of Hernandez in breaking up a well-organized band of smugglers. Since the town is also noted for a place for obtaining quick marriages on the Mexico side, Mark obtains the job of pilot on "The Honeymoon Express." He does not realize that he has been recognized as a G-Man by "Hot Cake" Joe (Herbert Heywood), operator of a sandwich stand and an informant for the smugglers. Reporter Nancy Rawlings (Rosalind Keith), assigned to the airport on the American side of the border, sees Mike running the matrimonial express in his flamboyant uniform, and thinks he is ridiculous enough to make a good story. Her suspicions are aroused when he refuses to be photographed. She is further convinced he is a smuggler when she sees him accepting money from Kurt Feldon (Russell Hicks), suspected head of the smugglers. Feldon has accepted Mike as a genuine pilot for wedding parties and is paying him to steer customers to his cafe. Learning the truth from Joe, Feldon orders his henchman/flyer Blast Reardon (Marc Lawrence)to get rid of Mike. Blast, with a gang moll as his accomplice, charters Mike to fly them across the border to get married. A waitress at the airport, who Nancy has bribed to watch Mike's activities, tips her off about the flight and Nancy hides in the plane. Once in the air, Blast forces Mike to land at the smuggler's hideout, where he is imprisoned.

Music (feature film)

Hitch Hike Lady (1935) as Composer

Cast (short)

Mabel's Married Life (1914)
In this silent short comedy, a wife assists her husband with sharpening his boxing skills.

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