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Director (feature film)

The Bengal Tiger (1972) as Director
This documentary about the Bengal tiger focuses on the family life of the animals and their habitat.

Cast (feature film)

Four Fast Guns (1960) as Quijano
Hell Bound (1957) as Dock worker
A criminal gang plots the robbery of a ship carrying $2 million worth of surplus narcotics left over from World War II. The plan goes awry when the gang leader's girlfriend falls for an ambulance attendant who is an unsuspecting pawn in the scheme.
Target (1952) as Chito Rafferty
Two cowhands join forces with a lady Marshall to fight a land-grabbing scheme.
Road Agent (1952) as Chito Rafferty <I>and</I>
Cowboys fight bandits trying to take over the trails.
Desert Passage (1952) as Chito Rafferty
A cowboy doesn''''t realize the man he''''s been hired to drive to Mexico is an outlaw.
Trail Guide (1952) as Chito Rafferty
Two cowhands sign on to protect a wagon train.
The Raiders (1952) as Felipe de Ortega
Hot Lead (1951) as Chito Rafferty
A pair of cowboys take on train robbers.
Overland Telegraph (1951) as Chito Rafferty
A cowboy tries to prevent the sabotage of a transcontinental telegraph.
Saddle Legion (1951) as Chito Rafferty <I>and</I>
A cattle inspector runs a rustling ring on the side.
Gunplay (1951) as Chito Rafferty
Two cowboys hunt down the killers of a young boy''''s parents.
Pistol Harvest (1951) as Chito Rafferty
A shipping magnate uses murder to escape an old debt.
Rider from Tucson (1950) as Chito Rafferty
In order to make Tug Cardwell (William Phipps) sign over his rich gold claim to them, Avery (Robert Shayne), Gypsy Avery (Veda Ann Borg) and Jackson (Marshall Reed) hire Rankin (Douglas Fowley) to kidnap Tug's sweetheart Jane Whipple (Eliane Riley). Rankin hides Jane and then demands half the mine from the other crooks. Dave Saunders (Tim Holt) and Chito Rafferty (Richard Martin), friends of Tug's, find Jane and taker her to safety. The conspirators then shoot Rankin, capture Tug and force him to take them to his claim. Dave and Chito are close behind.
Border Treasure (1950) as Chito Rafferty
Two cowboys fight to protect a jewel shipment slated to help Mexican earthquake victims.
Dynamite Pass (1950) as Chito Rafferty
Highwaymen invade a road built by cowboys.
Law of the Badlands (1950) as Chito Rafferty [also known as Pancho Chompez]
Texas rangers try to infiltrate a band of counterfeiters.
Rio Grande Patrol (1950) as Chito Rafferty
A cowboy signs on to stop gunrunners from crossing the Mexican border.
Storm Over Wyoming (1950) as Chito Rafferty
Two drifters get caught in the middle during a cattlemen-sheep men feud.
Masked Raiders (1949) as Chito Rafferty
Two marshals take on a Wild West Robin Hood.
Riders of the Range (1949) as Chito Rafferty
Two ranch hands try to save the boss's son from a gambling debt.
The Mysterious Desperado (1949) as Chito Rafferty
A cowboy is accused of his father''s murder.
Rustlers (1949) as Chito Rafferty
Two cowboys get mixed up in rustling and counterfeit schemes.
Stagecoach Kid (1949) as Chito Rafferty
Stagecoach owners try to save a friend''s ranch from crooks.
Brothers in the Saddle (1949) as Chito Rafferty
When he thinks his brother has let him down, a cowboy goes bad.
Guns of Hate (1948) as Chito Rafferty
Two drifters are falsely accused of murder.
Indian Agent (1948) as Chito Rafferty
A cowboy tries to stop outlaws from hijacking food supplies intended for an Indian reservation.
Gun Smugglers (1948) as Chito Rafferty
A young boy threatens to follow in his outlaw brother''s footsteps.
The Arizona Ranger (1948) as Chito Rafferty
A disgraced veteran wanders the West alone until he decides to help a battered woman.
Western Heritage (1948) as Chito Rafferty
An outlaw leader uses a forged Spanish land grant to claim land from the local ranchers.
The Adventures of Don Coyote (1947) as Don Coyote
Near Border Flats, Don Cyote (Richard Martin, with a "Presenting" billing playing a role quite aptly described in the Comments section), and his friend Sancho (Val Carlor), are interrupted on their way to the fiesta by a fight. A quick intervention on their part prompts ranch owner Maggie Riley (Frances Rafferty, first billed everywhere but here) to hire them. Coyote and Sancho meet her surly, younger brother Ted (Bennie Bartlett) who is wanting Maggie to sell their cattle herd to pay off a bank loan before they lose the ranch. But when they try to drive a herd to market, a gang led by Big Foot Ferguson (Frank Fenton) drives off their cowhands. Ted finds a surveying plumb marked "United Pacific R.R." in a canyon by their ranch. He shows Sheriff Dave Sherman (Marc Cramer) and they learn that the railroad intends to buy a section of Maggie's land, thereby increasing its value. The next day, Coyote, Ted, the sheriff and three deputies drive Maggie's cattle toward Border Flats, and are waylaid by the Fenton gang. But where is Sancho who has disappeared on a mysterious mission?
Wild Horse Mesa (1947) as Chito Rafferty
Dave and Chito are working for Melburn who is looking for wild horses. Olmstead has his men looking for then also. When Dave finds them first, Olmstead buys them from Melburn and then kills him. A clue leads Dave to Olmstead's where he breaks in and finds the murder weapon. When he takes his evidence to the Marshal he learns Olmstead has been murdered and he is the one under arrest.
Under the Tonto Rim (1947) as Chito Rafferty
When the Tonto Rim gang attack Brad's stagecoach, they take the strongbox and kill one of his workers. Learning the gang member Patton is in jail, Brad gets himself thrown in also. Chito helps break him out and he takes Patton with him. Patton leads him to the Tonto Rim hideout, but needing to get to the Sheriff, Brad finds himself a prisoner.
Thunder Mountain (1947) as Chito Rafferty
"Thunder Mountain" is the first of Tim Holt's 29 postwar westerns spread over the five year period from June, 1947 to June, 1952. While the film has one Zane Grey title, it has more elements in it from Grey's "To the Last Man" than from Grey's "Thunder Mountain", a not uncommon practice by RKO when dealing with the works of Zane Grey. This one had Marvin Harley (Tim Holt) returning to his Arizona ranch and finding it about to be sold for taxes. It has been in charge of his Mexican-Irish friend Chito Rafferty (Richard Martin.) Local saloon-keeper Trimble Carson (Harry Woods), his friend Johnny Blue (Tom Keene as Richard Powers) and Sheriff Bagley (Harry Harvey) have information that the ranch is to be the site of a dam and plot to obtain it. Plus, neighboring ranchers Ellen Jorth (Martha Hyer) and her brothers, Chick (Steve Brodie) and Lee (Robert Clarke), are antagonistic toward Hayden because of an old family feud between the Jorths and Haydens. Ellen and Hayden meet while looking for boundary markers between their lands and find stakes bearing the name of the water company. They conclude that Carson is trying to revive the old feud in hopes that one of the firey Jorths will kill Hayden. Later, Carson and Blue kill Chick by bashing his head with a rock so that Hayden, who is known not to carry a gun, will be charged with the murder. Hayden is jailed, but learns from family attorney James Gardner (Jason Robards, the father who was never billed as Jason Robards Sr., ) that there is still money in his ranch account that will pay the taxes, but the crooked sheriff stalls on accepting the payment. Chito and dance-hall girl Ginger Kelly (Virginia Owen) find evidence implicating Carson in the killing of Chick Jorth. Chito rescues Hayden from the jail, and they go after Carson and Blue. The latter are killed in a gun battle, the feud is settled and peace reigns as Hayden pairs off with Ellen, and Chito with Ginger.
The Bamboo Blonde (1946) as Jim Wilson
A nightclub singer inspires a World War II flyer who names his bomber after her.
Wanderer of the Wasteland (1945) as Chito Rafferty
Adam Larey is looking for the killer of his father when he was a boy. His only clue is a brand and he finds it when he runs into the Collinshaws. When he learns that Jim Collinshaw, now an old man and an invalid is the one, he is unable to kill him and leaves. But Eliot then kills Collinshaw and blames Adam and Adam finds himself in jail charged with the murder.
Having Wonderful Crime (1945) as Lance Richards
Three amateur detectives try to find a missing magician.
West of the Pecos (1945) as Chito Rafferty
Heading west for his health, Colonel Lambeth takes his daughter Rill along. Lost on the desert they are saved by Pecos and Chito. The Colonel hires the two and the Lambeths soon find themselves mixed up in Pecos' trouble. Pecos has killed Sawtelle's brother and Sawtelle as head of the vigilantes is after him.
Marine Raiders (1944) as Jimmy Fowler
Marine buddies training in Australia battle over love.
Tender Comrade (1944) as Mike Dumbrowski
Lady welders pool their resources to share a house during World War II.
Nevada (1944) as Chito Rafferty
Just as Nevada wins $7000 in yellowback bills, Ben Ide takes his #7000 in yellowbacks and heads out to buy mining equipment. Burridge has his man Powell kill Ide and retrieve the money and Nevada finds Ide just as the posse arrives. Found with the money Nevada is arrested and Burridge now gets Powell to incite the local citizens to lynch Nevada.
Ladies' Day (1943) as Ball player
To save their team, baseball players try to get their star pitcher married to the right woman.
Hitler's Children (1943) as Gestapo man
A German-American girl is forced to enter a Hitler youth program.
Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Jules
Five people thrown together by World War II review their pasts.
The Adventures of a Rookie (1943) as Bob Prescott
Idiot soldiers on leave get themselves trapped in an all-women's boarding house.
The Leopard Man (1943) as Raoul Belmonte
When a leopard escapes during a publicity stunt, it triggers a series of murders.
The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Georgie Morley
A society sleuth tracks a lost plane carrying $100,000.
Bombardier (1943) as Ignacius "Chito" Rafferty
Military officers compete for the same woman while training pilots for war.
The Iron Major (1943) as Davie
In this true story, Frank Cavanaugh proves himself as a football coach and a World War I hero.
Seven Miles from Alcatraz (1943) as Operator
Escaped convicts land at a lighthouse being used by Nazi spies.
Mexican Spitfire at Sea (1942) as Steward
An advertising executive and his temperamental wife sail to Hawaii in search of business.
Seven Days' Leave (1942) as Member of financial trio
A serviceman has one week to wed an heiress and inherit $100,000.
The Mayor of 44th Street (1942) as Office clerk
A dance-band manager has to cope with hooligans trying to get into the act.
Red River Robin Hood (1942) as
Two ranchers fend off a crooked land grabber.
Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost (1942) as Chauffeur
An advertising executive and his temperamental wife investigate a haunted house.
The Big Street (1942) as
A nightclub waiter, who's in love with a selfish showgirl, gets to prove his love when she's injured.
Army Surgeon (1942) as Soldier
A female surgeon pretends to be a nurse so she can serve on the front line.
The Falcon's Brother (1942) as Steamship official
A gentlemanly detective calls on his brother to help him stop the Nazis from assassinating a key diplomat.
Call Out the Marines (1942) as Marine in café
Two old Marine Corps pals re-enlist and end up fighting over the same woman.
Thundering Hoofs (1941) as
A young man fights to keep his father from cheating the owner of a stagecoach line.

Producer (feature film)

The Bengal Tiger (1972) as Producer
This documentary about the Bengal tiger focuses on the family life of the animals and their habitat.

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