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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 1, 1969|
|Born:||December 25, 1902||Cause of Death:||pneumonia|
|Birth Place:||Columbia, South Carolina, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Howard Keel, Yvonne De Carlo, John Ireland, Marilyn Maxwell, Scott Brady, Brian Donlevy, Barton MacLane, James Craig, & Roy Rogers, Jr. as Roy. A Confederate prisoner of war takes advantage of an opportunity to enlist in the Union army and patrol the Western territories. Narrated by James Cagney.
A lawyer, avenging his wife''s death, corrals the lawless in western towns.
Two ne''er-do-well cowpokes look for sex and easy money in the modern West.
A former gunfighter now a circuit court judge faces his father''s killer in a small post-Civil War Kansas town.
A good-hearted gangster turns an old apple seller into a society matron so she can impress her daughter.
An honest gunman takes on a corrupt land baron.
Buster Crabbe, Barton MacLane, Judith Ames, Arthur Space, Eugenia Paul. An athletic cowboy avenges his brother''s murder and woos his would-be bride. Wesleyan-educated bad guy MacLane starred as a good guy in the TV series "The Outlaws."
A third-rate magician tours Japan with the USO.
Two brothers and the wife of one, seething about the pillaging by a ruthless and greddy provisional government, become involved in conflict.
About to lose his sole possession, his boat, for lack of payments, ex- Coast Guardsman Jim Benson takes a gamble on a fishing charter and removes the boat from the dock despite a sheriff's seizure order. But Jim finds himself with a loudmouthed drunk, Shanks, and his companion, Sally. To avoid paying for the fishing excursion, Shanks stages a fight with Jim and, when Jim puts him ashore at a small Mexican port, Shanks takes off, stranding both Jim (who is out of gas as well as cash) and Sally. The two begin to become "friends in need" and are put up by Alfonso, local innkeeper who is a friend of Jim's. But the town is the base of operations for a gang, led by Bodine and Ortega, who smuggle illegal aliens into California for a profit. Learning of Jim's plight, they offer him money to run 'just one' shipment of these 'wetbacks' across the border - then blackmail Jim to continue working for them. Sally tries to persuade him to tell the police, but he is too afraid and plans to run away, so Sally reveals a secret which she intends to make him want to stay and fight to clear his name...
Jim Slater's father (whom he never knew) died in the Apache ambush at Gila Valley, and Jim is searching for the one survivor, who supposedly went for help but disappeared with a lot of gold. In the process, he gets several people gunning for him, and he keeps meeting liberated woman Karyl Orton, who may be on a similar mission. Renewed Apache hostilities and an impending range war provide complications.
Crime drama in which a man unknowingly helps a gang pull off a big heist. The gang discovers that the man is more trouble than he is worth and as a result, things don't go as smoothly as planned.
Don Pablo Salazar steals a fortune in jewels from an Indian tribe and an Aztec medicine man puts a curse on the jewels until they are returned. Years later an American insurance man, Breen Mathews (Willard Parker) promises to deliver the Salazar fortune to the rightful heir after Luis Salazar, son of Don Pablo, is killed. Breen heads for Topaz, where he hopes to find the surviving heir, Teresa. He finds instead, Louisa, daughter of Teresa, and is forced to fight a crooked group of townspeople, who are after the Salazar fortune, cursed or otherwise. Included in the group are Judge Cole (Billy House), known as "the Hanging Judge" and Barnum (Barton MacLane), local saloon owner. After defeating all the crooks, Breen is told by Louisa that she, the last of the Salazars, is going to return the treasure to its rightful owners, and lift the curse.
Amanda Dartland accompanies her half-Apache husband Jonathan to a mining community where he will supervise the excavation of an almost mythical Apache treasure. His jealous rages and macho attitude cause her much misery, while the excavation project is threatened by prejudice and fear. Amanda tries to bridge the cultural gap, and Jonathan must do the same, or he will lose her. Mesmerizing brief performance by Celia Lovsky as Princess Saba.
After Lincoln County Sheriff Pat Garrett (James Craig)kills Billy the Kid, Billy's gang plan to get Garrett to settle the score. After two innocent men are shot dow, Garrett resigns and leaves town, believing this act will save lives. He settles down in Tascosa, New Mexico, under an alias, and meets Sarita McGuire (Margia Dean)who hires him as a bartender in her saloon. She falls in love with Garrett and tells him she was once married to Billy the Kid. Garrett's former deputy, John Poe (Jim Davis) discovers Garrett working in the saloon, and they decide to go back to Lincoln and face Billy's gang.
The Bowery Boys help a reporter who was beaten up during an undercover investigation at a local prison.
The famed bandleader fights to establish himself and keep his family going.
A pregnant widow ventures West in search of a new life.
A Union captain fights Confederate saboteurs blocking the railroad construction.
A twelve year old Joey Slade sees his father gunned down in front of him and decides that he will dedicate his life to ridding society of all outlaws. He assumes the name Jack and as an adult takes on hired gun type jobs in order to achieve his revenge.
A group of foreign agents plots to blow up the Panama Canal.
A hired hand gets caught between a noble rancher and ruthless land grabbers.
An Apache of mixed blood tries to make peace between Indians and whites.
Old enemies stationed together at an Army post vie for the same woman.
A band of notorious outlaws help a friend against a corrupt federal agent.
Best friends Clay Clayburn and Will Denning graduate from West Point only to soon find themselves fighting on opposite sides of the Civil War. When the two men meet each other in combat, neither knows it as each is in an artillery position hundreds of yards from the other. However, the love of Clay's life, Kathy Summers, does know and tries desperately to save her two good friends from killing each other.
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
Zara Montalve (Barbara Britton), half Spanish and half America, returns to her native California in time to see her parents (Cecile Weston and Victor Kilian) murdered for their hacienda and gold by Sheriff Jim Harding (Barton MacLane) and his gang. Posing as Lola Belmont, an American visiting from Detroit, teams up with Joaquin Murietta (Philip Reed), posing as Carlos Del Rio), to form a Robin-Hood type band that takes vengeance on the gang and restores stolen gold to its rightful owners, aided by militia leader Dan Hinsdale (Willard Parker.)
From the trial of the survivors, we flash back to amoral crook Ralph Cotter's violent prison break, assisted by Holiday Carleton, sister of another prisoner...who doesn't make it. Soon Ralph manipulates the grieving Holiday into his arms, and two crooked cops follow her into his pocket. Ralph's total lack of scruple brings him great success in a series of robberies. But his easy conquest of gullible heiress Margaret Dobson proves more dangerous to him than any crime...
An embezzler's revenge on the businessman who turned him in leads to a bloody vendetta.
Dobbs and Curtin meet up in Mexico, and go to work for a contractor, MacClane, who takes them away to remote site and tells them they will be paid when the job is finished. When they are finished, they return to town to find MacClane to get their wages. MacClane gives them a few dollars, and says he'll just go to the bank and pick up the payroll for them. Dobbs and Curtin then meet up with an old prospector, who claims the hills are still full of gold, and if they can get the cash, he'll go with them. They eventually get the cash from MacClane after a little "persuasion", and all three set off for the hills as good friends, but will they return that way?
Adventure-seeker Ted Osborne has convinced his finacee Carole to finance his expedition to an uncharted South Pacific island supposedly populated with dinosaurs. Piloting their ship is Captain Tarnowski, a ruthless alcoholic suffering from malaria- induced bouts of insanity. When they arrive at the island, they discover that the stories they have heard are all true. Will they survive to tell anyone what they've found?
After County Attorney Dave Connors (Cornel Wilde) helps Julian Norman (Anne Baxter) with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman (Henry Hull), she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria Wedge (Linda Darnell), the new bride of Dave's best friend, Tucker Wedge (Kirk Douglas), makes overtures and plays for Dave, much to the displeasure of Dave's hard-drinking wife Belle (Ann Dvorak.) Angered by Dave's rebuffs, Algeria induces the state political boss to back Tucker for a Congress race against Dave. Meanwhile, Julia has returned to Jericho, with her law degree, and she and Dave fall in love. But when Dave announces he won't run for Congress, she feels she is the reason and she takes a job in Kansas City. Tucker wins the election and he and Algeria go to Washington. Later, Tucker announces a run for the Senate and Dave decides to run against him. When Marjorie Ransome (Coleen Townsend) kills a drunk in self-defense, Julia returns to Jericho to work with Dave, now in private practice,on Marjorie's defense. The still-resentful Algeria moves to kill Dave's senate bid when Tucker's newspaper announces that Dave is being sued for divorce, with Julia named as correspondent.
Robert Young, Marguerite Chapman, Willard Parker, Akim Tamiroff, Barton MacLane, Mike Mazurki. When his prize mare is stolen, cowboy Robert Young goes in pursuit of the culprit, only to learn that he is also being pursued by the law for a murder he didn''t commit
A tenderfoot tries to help a miner's daughter protect her claim.
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
Tarzan fights to keep a seductive female big game hunter from capturing too many animals.
Kelly Jordan (Robert Lowery) and Andy Melton (Robert Kent) are former AAF fliers operating a cargo service over the South American mountain ranges in order to get enough money to return to Texas and buy a commercial line. Andy is killed when his overloaded plane crashes and explodes. Kelly meets Laurey Roberts (Ann Savage), who gets him to take her to the mining-camp operation as a cook, as she is running away from her ex-husband, Tom Hammond (Douglas Fowley), who has just been released from prison. Hammond catches up with Laurey, but he is killed in a gun fight, and Kelly and Laurie leave looking for a peaceful life in Texas.
A gambler falls for the wife of the outlaw he's out to catch.
A detective discovers the woman he''''s been hired to track down is the key to an unusual inheritance.
The Duchess (Martha Wentworth), the aunt of Red Ryder (Allan Lane), comes to town to protect her property. Crawford (Barton MacLane), a town big-shot behind an outlaw gang, tries to prevent her from reaching her destination, but the attack is thwarted by Red. The latter is made town marshal, and when he gets too close to the truth and is making it too hot for the Crawford faction, Crawford has his henchman Luke (Dick Curtis) kidnap Red's Indian friend Little Beaver (Bobby Blake).
An ex-con sets up a program to straighten out hard-core prisoners.
Archaeologists trick Boy into helping them find a hidden valley ruled by women.
Dutch rebels in the Caribbean turn pirate and kidnap the corrupt Spanish governor's bride-to-be.
A surprise visit from his brother almost blows an undercover agent out of the water.
Marine buddies training in Australia battle over love.
An Egyptian high priest (John Carradine) travels to America to reclaim the bodies of ancient Egyptian princess Ananka and her living guardian mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.). Learning that Ananka^Òs spirit has been reincarnated into another body, he kidnaps a young woman of Egyptian descent with a mysterious resemblance to the princess. However, the high priest^Òs greedy desires cause him to loose control of the mummy...
A frontierswoman turns her family into a band of bank robbers.
A young girl survives a plane crash to become queen of the jungle.
A young gypsy girl turns into a wolf to destroy her enemies.
Military officers compete for the same woman while training pilots for war.
A criminal psychologist searches for clues in an elderly crime victim's dreams.
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
A nightclub waiter, who's in love with a selfish showgirl, gets to prove his love when she's injured.
A wealthy playboy gets mixed up with the mob.
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
An outlaw goes straight to work for the telegraph company, which puts him in conflict with his lawless brother.
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dancehall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie.
Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue.
A fishing boat captain searches for romance in hopes of improving his financial picture.
A scientist's investigations into the nature of good and evil turn him into a murderous monster.
A Viennese refugee weds a struggling author platonically so she can stay in the U.S.
With a longer-than-usual running time on original release and boooked and sold to the exhibitors as a "Gene Autry Special", which Republic would do once a year from 1939-1943 in order to get higher rates than on the regular series entries from the theatre owners. Hey, Jimmy Durante and Ann Miler cost more than Smiley Burnette and June Storey.This "special",(which alternates between tongue-in-cheek and for-real and hard to distinguish which is which since there was very little for-real in most of the fantasy-land settings Autry's Republic films were laid in), finds Gene returinmg to his hometown of Torpedo as guest of honor at the Frontier Days Celebraion, Once there, he encounters his childhood enemies, the Wildhack brothers (Barton MacLane, Joe Sawyer and Horace MacMahon in pecking order), now the local gangsters ( and playing it with relish.) The Wildhacks own a saloon next door to the school, and when their shooting and brawling endangers the safety of the children, Gene protests and threatens to expose them during his next radio broadcast. The Wildhacks stop the broadcast and beat Gene up. Gene, humiliated because Hollywood life has softened him to the extent that he can't hold his own against three assailants, decides to remain in Torpedo and get into shape again. He is encouraged by his friend Cornelius J. "Corney" Courtney (Jimmy Durante), and also by Pop Laramie (George Hayes), owner and operator of the local version of the "Toonerville Trolley." Since Gene refuses to return to Hollywood, his radio show now originates from Torpedo. Julie Sheldon (Ann Miller), a debutante with theatrical aspirations, sees Gene in his natural setting, and begins to take an interest in the cowboy she formerly scorned. Gene avenges himself against the Wildhacks by rounding them up, whipping them single-handed and forcing them to sing on his broadcast. Enraged, the brothers are determined to "get" Gene. He, in turn, runs for sheriff so he will be in position to clean up the Wildhack political machine and use can be made of the "Vote For Autry" song. During the battles that ensue, one of Gene's friends is killed. Gene finally obtains evidence which labels the Wildhacks as killers.
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.
A prison chaplain tries to help a young innocent and prevent a breakout.
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
A daring lady reporter sets out to catch a blackmailer.
After digging up the dirt on local politicians, a newswoman decides to run for office.
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
Even a jail term for contempt can''''t keep reporter Torchy Blane from investigating the case of a murdered department store owner.
Female reporter Torchy Blane tries to crack a counterfeiting case.
A ring veteran turns a Texas tenderfoot into a winning fighter.
After a mine cave in, the rescue crew risks their lives to search for two trapped miners.
An ambitious reporter forces her policeman boyfriend to let her help with a murder case.
Reporter Torchy Blane takes to the skies to track down a band of killers.
A convict's sister falls for the captain of the prison guards.
A lady lumberjack falls for one of her workers, not realizing it's a business rival in disguise.
A plain-jane by day and a beauty by night, a secretary juggles two identities in order to keep her job and win her boss's heart.
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
A reformed gambler risks his marriage when he returns to the betting table.
When he''''s framed for murder, an escaped convict returns to crime to protect his wife and child.
Reporter Torchy Blane walks out on her own wedding to solve the case of a murdered actor.
A reporter gets himself sent to prison so he can solve a murder behind bars.
A cop goes undercover to crack an influential crime ring.
When he comes to New York for a wedding, an out-of-towner makes trouble for all concerned.
After causing his friend's death, an animal trainer marries the man's daughter to atone.
A framed man comes back from the dead to seek revenge.
War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline. Dizzy is fooling with one of the younger pilot's girl-friend and due to this, he changes flights with Texas. Texas' plane crashes attempting to land on their airfield under extremly bad weather circumstances, he is killed in this accident. Dizzy feels guilty for his friend's death and takes the next flight under even worse circumstances, testing a new anti-ice device on the plane.
A mob protege joins the FBI when a friend is gunned down.
A shanghaied sailor turns himself into the king of San Francisco's rough-and-tumble Barbary Coast.
Perry Mason tries to stay on the wagon while investigating the murder of a crooked beauty contest promoter.
A Traveler's Aid worker who delights in solving people's problems gets mixed up with gangsters.
An actress stops at nothing to protect her daughter from her shady past.
Perry Mason helps a young woman whose supposedly dead husband suddenly returns to life.
A con artist creates a composite photo to win a beauty contest, then has to find the real thing.
An irresponsible Broadway star gets mixed up with gambling and gangsters.
A coal worker gets mixed up in the mob''''s efforts to infiltrate his union.
A small-town doctor gets mixed up with gangsters.
A steel worker rises to the boardroom but longs for his former life.
Both Sprague and Jett and their crews are hunting buffalo. Doan is with Sprague and is looking for the Jett outfit where his girlfriend Milly is being held against her will. In addition to the thieving Jett who is stealing Sprague's furs, the Indians are gathering to attack all the white buffalo hunters.
Beasley, who is after Gayner's land, plans to kidnap his daughter. But Dale overhears their plan and kidnaps her himself. When Gayner arrives to retrieve his daughter, Beasley kills him and makes the Sheriff arrest Dale for the murder.
Tillie and Augustus Winterbottom are thought to be missionaries when they arrive to find Phineas Pratt trying cheat the Sheridans out of her father's inheritance, including a ferry franchise and a boat. The only way to keep the franchise is to win a race against Pratt's boat.
In Kentucky just after the Civil War, the Hayden-Colby feud leads to Jed Colby being sent to prison for 15 years for murder. The Haydens head for Nevada and when Colby gets out of prison he heads there also seeking revenge. The head of the Hayden family tries to avoid more killing but the inevitable showdown has to occur, complicated by Lynn Hayden and Ellen Colby's plans to marry.
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The second of two pilot films for "77 Sunset Strip" (see also "Anything for Money"). The exploits of Stuart Bailey, a veteran of the Office of Strategic Services, turned two-fisted private detective. In the pilot episode, Bailey attempts to find Kathy Allen, a cabaret singer who witnessed the murd
The first of two pilot films for "77 Sunset Strip" (see also "Girl on the Run"). The exploits of Stuart Bailey, a private detective operating out of California. In the pilot episode, Bailey is hired to secretly bodyguard a yachtsman on a pleasure cruise to Havana.
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