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Bert Moorhouse

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Cast (feature film)

The Long, Long Trailer (1954) as Auto salesman
Life on the road isn''t what it''s cracked up to be when a honeymooning couple invests in an oversized motor home.
Crime Wave (1954) as Detective
A reformed parolee is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter.
Dangerous Mission (1954) as Piano player
A woman flees westward after witnessing a mob killing.
Dream Wife (1953) as Attlow
For state reasons, a diplomat fakes an engagement to a Middle Eastern princess.
Destination Gobi (1953) as Naval captain
A group of US Navy weathermen taking measurements in the Gobi desert in World War II are force to seek the help of Mongol nomads to regain their ship while under attack from the Japanese airforce. The Mongols are rewarded by an airlift of the finest saddles.
Ace in the Hole (1951) as Josh Morgan
A small-town reporter milks a local disaster to get back into the big time.
I Was a Communist for the F.B.I. (1951) as Senator Gray
When an FBI agent goes undercover in the Communist Party, his wife and friends question his patriotism.
Gambling House (1951) as Burke
A gambler faces deportation when he gets mixed up with murder.
The Secret Fury (1950) as Deputy assistant attorney
A mysterious figure tries to stop a woman's marriage by driving her mad.
Duchess of Idaho (1950) as Fred, a clerk
During a Sun Valley vacation, a woman tries to solve her roommate''s romantic problems only to get caught in a love triangle of her own.
Nancy Goes to Rio (1950) as Guest
Mother-and-daughter singers compete for the same role and the same man.
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Spectator
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
Key to the City (1950) as Mayor
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
The Big Hangover (1950) as Associate
A lawyer's path to the top is blocked by his allergy to alcohol.
Sunset Blvd. (1950) as Gordon Cole
A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star.
Right Cross (1950) as Customer at steam bath
A boxer's ego battles his love for his manager's daughter.
The Accused (1949) as Prosecutor
A prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.
He Walked by Night (1948) as Detective
After killing a cop, a burglar fights to evade the police.
Up in Central Park (1948) as Democrat
State of the Union (1948) as
A presidential candidate fights to keep his integrity and his wife during a grueling campaign.
Good Sam (1948) as
A family man helps out people in need and ends up broke in the process.
A Southern Yankee (1948) as Capt. Jeffrys
A bellboy masquerades as a spy and lands behind enemy lines during the Civil War.
I Walk Alone (1948) as Policeman at toll gate
An ex-convict discovers the world of crime has changed drastically since he went up the river.
Homecoming (1948) as Surgeon
A married man's wartime love affair spells trouble when peace comes.
The Big Clock (1948) as Editor
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
A Foreign Affair (1948) as Flight officer
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.
Living in a Big Way (1947) as Reporter
A returning GI and his war bride finally get to know each other and don't really like what they see.
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947) as Man in café
True story of composer Jerome Kern's rise to the top on Broadway and in Hollywood.
Lady in the Lake (1947) as Christmas party guest
Philip Marlowe searches for a missing woman in this mystery shot entirely from the detective''''s viewpoint.
The Perils of Pauline (1947) as Kitchen set cameraman
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
That's My Man (1947) as Trainer
Unconquered (1947) as Virginia militia officer
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Angel and the Badman (1947) as Gambler
When a Quaker girl nurses a notorious gunman back to health, he tries to adopt her peaceful ways.
Nocturne (1946) as Director
A police detective refuses to believe a composer''s death was suicide.
Undercurrent (1946) as
A sheltered woman realizes that either her husband or his mysterious brother is a psychopath.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946) as
George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrficed his education for his brother's, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter, and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls is he had never lived.
Faithful in My Fashion (1946) as Clerk
A sailor on leave causes problems at the department store his girlfriend manages.
Lady Luck (1946) as Billiard player
A woman from a family of gamblers marries one and tries to reform him.
The Searching Wind (1946) as Customer
Always the diplomat, Alex Hazen is slow to take sides in Europe of the 1920s and 1930s. Cassie Bowwman wants him to be more decisive and leaves him in Rome just as Mussolini is coming to power. There Alex marries Emily, daughter of a newspaper publisher who hires Cassie for his Paris bureau -- just before retiring form active management of his paper. Alex and Emily's son Sam, recently returned from active duty in World War II, learns the whole story one night in Washington when Emily invites Cassie to dinner. Sam has a story to tell, too.
Because of Him (1946) as Reporter
A beautiful young woman, an aspiring actress, trick a famous stage star into signing a letter recommending her talents to a producer friend, with amusing results.
The Runaround (1946) as Quillian
Maverick private eyes Kildane and Quayle leave a large agency to work on their own. Their first assignment (pirated from the old firm): retrieve eloping heiress Penelope competition with their former boss Prentiss. Kildane finds Penelope with surprising ease and keeps her one jump ahead of Prentiss with assorted difficulties, but can he avoid a romantic complication with his lovely charge?
Gay Blades (1946) as Casting director
New York hockey player Andy Buell is approached by Hollywood talent scout Nancy Davis to play the hunk lead in "The Behemoth" but he would prefer she quit her job and become his wife.
Smooth as Silk (1946) as Detective
One Exciting Week (1946) as Detective
White Tie and Tails (1946) as Croupier
Night and Day (1946) as Yale alumnus
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
Lady on a Train (1945) as Reporter
A young woman enlists a mystery writer to help her solve a murder when the corpse vanishes.
Hitchhike to Happiness (1945) as Publisher
Sunset in Eldorado (1945) as Croupier
The story involves a rather odd flashback by Dale who is visiting El Dorado, home of her grandmother. She dreams about her grandmother's adventures including a romance with a cowboy who looks very much like Roy. Roy, of course, also exists in the present for Dale. Songs include "Go West, Young Man," "Lady Who Wouldn't Say Yes," and "Belle of the El Dorado."
Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945) as Photographer
A hotel bellboy is the unlikely choice to escort a visiting princess, over the protests of his invalid girlfriend.
Behind City Lights (1945) as Desk clerk
Along the Navajo Trail (1945) as Secretary
U.S. Deputy Marshal Roy investigates the disappearance of a government agent who has come to Dale's father's Lazy A Ranch. The bad guys want the land the ranch sits on because they know an oil pipeline is planned through this location. Songs include the title song and the famous "Cool Water."
Shady Lady (1945) as Card player
Step Lively (1944) as Hotel clerk
Fly-by-night producers dodge bill collectors while trying for one big hit.
Marine Raiders (1944) as Ship's captain
Marine buddies training in Australia battle over love.
The Master Race (1944) as Pole
A German officer fights to keep the Nazi dream alive even as his nation faces defeat.
Show Business (1944) as Desk clerk
Four vaudevillians struggle to make it to the big time.
Heavenly Days (1944) as Sergeant at arms
When they''''re named Mr. and Mrs. Average Man, a small-town couple embarks on a whirlwind tour of Washington.
The Falcon in Mexico (1944) as Detective Marks
A society sleuth travels South of the border to investigate an art dealer''s murder.
Lake Placid Serenade (1944) as Photographer
My Pal Wolf (1944) as Police officer
A little girl fights to keep her dog over her nanny's objections.
Government Girl (1944) as Businessman
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are thrown together by the war effort.
A Night of Adventure (1944) as Reporter
A lawyer tries to clear his wife''''s lover of murder charges.
Music in Manhattan (1944) as Photographer
An actress's publicist starts a rumor that she's a war hero's secret bride.
The Falcon in Hollywood (1944) as
A society sleuth tours the movie capital, where he uncovers an actor's murder.
Nevada (1944) as
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.
Bombardier (1943) as Congressman
Military officers compete for the same woman while training pilots for war.
Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Chairman of the board
Five people thrown together by World War II review their pasts.
Air Raid Wardens (1943) as Warden
A pair of bumblers stumble upon Nazi spies on the home front.
Mountain Rhythm (1943) as Father
The Iron Major (1943) as
In this true story, Frank Cavanaugh proves himself as a football coach and a World War I hero.
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943) as Reporter
A radio sleuth infiltrates the Brooklyn Dodgers to solve a murder.
Call Out the Marines (1942) as Horse owner
Two old Marine Corps pals re-enlist and end up fighting over the same woman.
Blue, White and Perfect (1942) as 1st junior officer
Detective Michael Shayne aids the war effort by fighting industrial diamond smugglers. They operate through Hawaii and part of the movie takes place on an ocean liner headed for there.
Joan of Ozark (1942) as Drunk
Beyond the Blue Horizon (1942) as Photographer
It Started with Eve (1941) as Middle-aged man
To please his dying father, a man hires a hatcheck girl to pose as his fiancée.
The Monster and the Girl (1941) as Henchman
Scot Webster tries to save his sister Susan from the clutches of gangster W.S. Bruhl. When Scot comes to Bruhl's rented room, one of the gangster's aides falls into his hands, killed by a gunman. The murderer tosses his gun to Scot and disappears. Since all the evidence points at him, Scot is arrested, tried and sentenced to death. A mad scientist uses his brain to transplant it into a gorilla. After the operation Scot wakes up in the body of a gorilla, eager to get his revenge...
Citizen Kane (1941) as Man at Xanadu Great Hall
The investigation of a publishing tycoon''''s dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
Sunny (1941) as Mr. Julian Duprez
Dressed to Kill (1941) as
Detective Michael Shayne and his girlfriend Joanne leave a marriage bureau when shots fired in a nearby theatre draw his attention to a string of theatrical murders.
A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941) as Pedestrian
A stuffy boss tries to steal his secretary from her sailor boyfriend.
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940) as Officer
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.
Turnabout (1940) as Photographer's assistant
Battling spouses accidentally switch bodies.
Sailor's Lady (1940) as Paymaster
Sailor (Hall) is going to marry his girlfriend (Kelly) when he returns, but she becomes foster mother to baby whose parents are accidentally killed. The baby is accidentally left on board a visiting battleship.
Two Girls on Broadway (1940) as Reporter
A sister act splits up over love.
Charter Pilot (1940) as Thompson
US-to-Central-America freight service pilot (Nolan) marries radio broadcaster (Bari) and promises to take a desk job but the urge for adventure is too strong.
My Favorite Wife (1940) as Lawyer
A shipwrecked woman is rescued just in time for her husband''s re-marriage.
Dulcy (1940) as Clerk
A scatterbrained beauty tries to help her fiance''''s career by throwing a big party.
Broadway Serenade (1939) as Reporter
Career conflicts threaten a singer''s marriage to a young composer.
In Name Only (1939) as College man
A wealthy man falls for a widow but can't get his wife to divorce him.
Dancing Co-Ed (1939) as Stooge
A college girl fights to survive in academia and show business.
Carefree (1938) as
A psychiatrist falls in love with the woman he's supposed to be nudging into marriage with someone else.
When G-Men Step In (1938) as Harry
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.
Little Miss Roughneck (1938) as Reporter
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.)
The Last Gangster (1937) as Reporter
When a notorious gangster gets out of prison, he vows revenge on the wife who left him.
Wells Fargo (1937) as Clerk
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
Cain and Mabel (1936) as Desk clerk
The publicity romance between a prizefighter and a showgirl turns into the real thing.
The Man Who Lived Twice (1936) as Carney
A criminal has plastic surgery done to change his identity but loses his memory during the operation.
Pepper (1936) as City slicker
Young Pepper Jolly enters the life of sour old millionaire John Wilkes. She convinces him to take her gang to Coney Island and prevents his daughter from marrying a phony aristocrat.
Adventure in Manhattan (1936) as G-man
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
Song and Dance Man (1936) as Actor in beer parlor
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) as Reporter
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
Rose Bowl (1936) as Reporter
Riffraff (1936) as Chet
Young marrieds in the fishing business run afoul of the law.
Love Before Breakfast (1936) as Clerk
A Park Avenue beauty plays two suitors against each other.
Career Woman (1936) as Reporter--Clarkdale
A girl (Jewell) accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer (Whalen) and successfully by a new, straightforward one (Trevor).
Wanted! Jane Turner (1936) as
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
Goin' to Town (1935) as Conceited-looking man
When her fiancée Buck Gonzales is killed, dance hall queen Cleo Borden inherits his wealth. Included are oil wells supervised by British engineer Carrington, whom Cleo sets out to win by becoming a "lady." She races her horse in Buenos Aires, gains social position by loveless marriage to bankrupt Colton, and even sings in an opera. But when she meets Carrington again, he's become the Earl of Stratton...
Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) as Hotel clerk
A Broadway columnist tries to use an innocent dancer to frame a producer.
Whipsaw (1935) as Reporter
A G-man woos the sole female member of a criminal gang.
Rendezvous (1935) as 2nd lieutenant
A decoding expert tangles with enemy spies.
The Defense Rests (1934) as
A sleazy lawyer's female assistant sets out to end his cheating ways.
Broadway Bill (1934) as
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
The Captain Hates the Sea (1934) as
A bond thief, a private eye and a drunken reporter wreak havoc on an ocean voyage.
The Man with Two Faces (1934) as Driver
An actor uses his skills to protect his sister from her sinister husband.
Upper World (1934) as Court clerk
A wealthy man escapes his wife's social pretensions in the arms of a burlesque queen.
Smarty (1934) as Clerk
A squabbling couple can't seem to make it to the divorce court.
Return of the Terror (1934) as First trouper
Gentlemen Are Born (1934) as Intern
Recent college graduates face the realities of the Great Depression.
You Said a Mouthful (1932) as Office manager
To sell his unsinkable bathing suit, an inventor passes himself off as a championship swimmer.
Conspiracy (1930) as Victor Holt
A brother and sister take on the drug ring that caused their father''''s death.
The Pay Off (1930) as Spat
A gentleman thief suffers from unrequited love.
The Delightful Rogue (1929) as Nielson
A modern-day pirate vies with a society playboy for the love of a dancer.
The Woman I Love (1929) as Lois' boyfriend
Hey Rube (1928) as Moffatt
Rough Ridin' Red (1928) as Jerry Martin, the sheriff

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