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Cast (feature film)

Night and Day (1946) as Hansom cab driver
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (1945) as Manager
Bachelor Harry Quincey, head designer in a small-town cloth factory, lives with his selfish sisters, glamorous hypochondriac Lettie and querulous widow Hester. His developing relationship with new colleague Deborah Brown promises happiness at last...thwarted by passive, then increasingly active opposition from one sister. Will Harry resort to desperate measures?
Wagon Wheels Westward (1945) as John Larkin
While not exact remakes, two 1945 westerns - Republic's Wagon Wheels Westward and Monogram's Springtime in Texas - are close enough to the plot of Universal's 1943 Cheyenne Roundup to be labeled next-of-kin versions. Republic's offering finds The Duchess (Alice Fleming) and her nephew Red Ryder (Bill Elliott as Wild Bill Elliott) setting out to pioneer a new stagecoach line through the wild, rough country leading to Desert Springs, a small, isolated town. To ensure the customer base for the new line, they are bringing with them a wagon train of prospective settlers who want land of their own and have the cash to pay for it. Red and the Duchess are unaware that their letter to John Larkin (Bob McKenzie), the hotel owner and land agent in Desert Springs, has been intercepted by Dave McKean (Roy Barcroft) and his henchmen. McKean has intentions of letting Larkin complete the land deals and then he and his gang will steal the money. Arriving in Desert Springs, McKean & Co. are startled to find the town completely deserted (because of a rumored gold strike elsewhere), with signs that all of the citizens pulled out in a hurry. Seeing this as even a better opportunity, McKean sets himself and his men up as the town's officials and await the arrival of the prospective pigeons. An added subplot involves newly-wed Arlie Adams (Linda Stirling), a member of the wagon train, being blackmailed by Lunsford (George J. Lewis) over an earlier scandal and, while she was innocently involved, still doesn't want husband Bob Adams (Jay Kirby) to learn about it.
Code of the Lawless (1945) as Amos Judd
A newcomer to Pecos succeeds in smashing a holding company which has been levying unwarranted taxes upon the ranchers. He does so by posing as the son of the head of the company. He later reveals himself to be an agent of the U. S. Department of the Interior.
Tall in the Saddle (1944) as Doc Riding
A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher.
Can't Help Singing (1944) as Storekeeper
A senator''''s daughter follows her boyfriend in the days of the California gold rush.
The Singing Sheriff (1944) as Station agent
Three of a Kind (1944) as Pawnbroker
Harmony Trail (1944) as Pop Martin
Sent to investigate a payroll robbery, Marshall Rocky meets his old friends Ken, Eddie, and Max. He has the serial numbers and when Pop puts on his medicine show they get one of the bills. This enables Ken to see through Sorrell's scheme that threw the blame on an innocent rancher and he sets out to prove it.
My Kingdom for a Cook (1943) as Dairy foreman
An English author must search for a new cook when he moves to rural Massachusetts.
Jive Junction (1943) as Sheriff
A classical music student defies his teachers to organize an all-girl swing band.
A Lady Takes a Chance (1943) as Poker player
Sagebrush Law (1943) as Spuds
A Western bank president is framed on embezzlement charges.
The Sombrero Kid (1942) as Judge Tater
A U.S. marshal is murdered by a gang run by the town boss. The marshal's son poses as an outlaw to infiltrate the gang and bring them to justice.
In Old California (1942) as Mr. Bates
Boston pharmacist Tom Craig comes to Sacramento, where he runs afoul of local political boss Britt Dawson, who exacts protection payment from the citizenry. Dawson frames Craig with poisoned medicine, but Craig redeems himself during a Gold Rush epidemic.
Syncopation (1942) as Bartender at party
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
The Spoilers (1942) as
An Alaskan prospector fights a crooked federal agent for a beautiful saloon singer.
Hi, Neighbor (1942) as Justice of the peace
True to the Army (1942) as Alf Carter, circus owner
Red River Robin Hood (1942) as Judge
Two ranchers fend off a crooked land grabber.
A Missouri Outlaw (1941) as Editor
Where Did You Get That Girl? (1941) as Tubby's father
A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941) as Porter
A stuffy boss tries to steal his secretary from her sailor boyfriend.
Death Valley Outlaws (1941) as Doc Blake
Sierra Sue (1941) as Doctor
Gene is a government inspector looking into what's killing cattle. The ranchers want to burn the area to clear of a poisonous weed, but Gene favors chemical spray from an airplane.
Citadel of Crime (1941) as Martin Jackson
Wagon Train (1940) as Ed
Settlers and traders en route to the West fight off Indian attacks.
Trail of the Vigilantes (1940) as Proprietor
Love, Honor, and Oh-Baby! (1940) as Farmer
In despair after breaking up with his girlfriend, a man hires a thug he has never seen to kill him. However, he changes his mind when he falls in love with another woman--but he can't stop the man trying to kill him because he doesn't know who he is.
A Little Bit of Heaven (1940) as Grocery clerk
Anne of Windy Poplars (1940) as
An ambitious young teacher, Shirley, arrives in a small town to assume the vice-principal position of the school. She soon runs afoul of the ruling family of the town and becomes the scapegoat of a local feud.
Saps at Sea (1940) as Skipper
Two factory workers accidentally set sail with an escaped killer.
When the Daltons Rode (1940) as Photographer
Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company. When Tod tries to help them, a faked murder charge turns the Daltons into outlaws, but more victims than villains in this fictionalized version. Will Tod stay loyal to his friends despite falling in love with Bob Dalton's former fiancée Julie?
Death of a Champion (1939) as Dr. Taylor
Buried Alive (1939) as Al Garrity
Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939) as Creditor
Blondie, Dagwood, Baby Dumpling and Daisy help an elderly couple save their mountain resort.
Destry Rides Again (1939) as Doctor
A deputy who''s sworn not to shoot again takes on a corrupt town boss and a sultry saloon singer.
The Little Adventuress (1938) as Veterinarian
Young Fugitives (1938) as Zeke
Old Joel Bentham (Harry Davenport) is awarded $50,000 as the last surviving Civil War veteran in his part of the country. His fellow townsmen in Cleardale are more than willing to help him spend it, but he remembers their neglectful years and decides to spend it as he sees fit. He offers a home to Meg (Dorothea Kent) who has been forced into a hobo life by economic stress and also takes in Ray Riggins (Robert Wilcox), wild young grandson of a war comrade. He promises to make Ray his heir, against the advice of his servant, Benjie Collins (Clem Bevans.) Ray plans, with the aid of some former criminal pals, to rob the old man but changes his mind and is fighting a losing battle against the crooks when a corps of American Legion men, coming to escort Joel to a train, mops up the robbers.
Phantom Ranger (1938) as Charles
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) as River authority
An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery.
Breezing Home (1937) as Crony
The Mighty Treve (1937) as Sheriff
Hideaway (1937) as Walter Mooney
A homeless family tries to take over an abandoned house, only to discover it''''s a gangsters'''' hideaway.
Some Blondes Are Dangerous (1937) as Announcer
Merry-Go-Round of 1938 (1937) as Second farmer
God's Country and the Man (1937) as Storekeeper
Smoke Tree Range (1937) as
The outlaw known as El Capitan and his gang are rustling cattle. Jim Cary owns the large Smoke Tree ranch and besides losing cattle, he is trying to evict Nan Page from land that he believes is his. But his grandson Lee is on hand and Lee first sees that Nan is not evicted and then goes after El Capitan.
Wells Fargo (1937) as U.S. postmaster, Batabia
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
We Have Our Moments (1937) as Taxi driver
Black Aces (1937) as Hank Farnum
Souls at Sea (1937) as
An abolitionist signs on with a slaving ship to sabotage their efforts.
Don't Get Personal (1936) as Caretaker
The Bride Comes Home (1936) as Painter
Silverspurs (1936) as
Rhythm on the Range (1936) as Farmer
A cowboy falls for his boss, a beautiful lady ranch owner.
The Accusing Finger (1936) as Butter and egg man
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.
End of the Trail (1936) as Town official
In the battle of San Juan Hill, Rough Rider Dale Brittenham (Jack Holt) saves the life, at the expense of losing the sight of one eye, of Bob Hildreth (Guinn Williams.) Invalided to a hospital they meet nurse Belle Pearson (Louise Henry) and a love-feud begins between Dale and Bob over Belle. At the end of the war Dale and Bob return to Halsey, a small mid-western cattle town,where Belle comes as a school teacher, bringing her brother Larry (John McGuire.) Cattle thieves have run ranchers out of business and Bill Mason (Douglass Dumbrille) seems to be the only prosperous citizen.Bob gets his pre-war job back and is made Chief Deputy for Sheriff Anderson (Frank Shannon.) Dale can't get work and leaves town. Broke and hungry he shows up at the Square Deal Saloon in Fremont Pass,where Mason offers him a job herding wild horses out of the territory. Dale soon learns that Mason is the head of the rustlers and starts re-stealing the cattle from Mason's rustlers. Mason can't report them to the sheriff since they weren't his to begin with. Dale's recycling program makes him enough money to open a club called "Little Cuba." Larry is working as an undercover deputy, and Dale warns him that Mason and his men are on to him,and he needs to stay out of the South Valley. Mason's men kidnap Larry and Dale rescues him but kills one of Mason's men. Bob sees the killing, but rather than arrest his old friend Dale, decides to resign. Dale arranges to send Larry to California, decides to go straight and Belle accepts his marriage proposal.While they are preparing to close "Little Cuba", a truck rolls by and dumps Larry's dead body. Dales knows Mason did it and, despite Bob's efforts to persuade him to let the law take care of it,kills Mason. This time, Bob cannot forsake his sworn duty and arrests Dale, who is convicted and sentenced to death. As he is led away, he waves proudly to the weeping Belle and Bob.
Lady from Nowhere (1936) as Constable
Señor Jim (1936) as [Sheriff] Bob Arnett
The Man I Marry (1936) as Villager
Laughing at Trouble (1936) as Tom Reardon
A man convicted of murder escapes from jail and hides out in the home of a smalltown newspaper publisher who has befriended him. She knows who the real killer is.
With Love and Kisses (1936) as Mayor Jones
The Cowboy and the Kid (1936) as Hank Simmons
Ginger (1935) as Pedestrian
Alias John Law (1935) as Judge
John Clark (Bob Steele) and his deaf pal, Bootch Collum (Buck Connors), are trailed by U. S. Marshal Lamar Bly (Jack Rockwell), who thinks they are part of The Kootney Kid's (Earl Dwire) gang, which had just held up the stage coach. But the gang attacks the pair, and Bly joins them in the gunfight. Bly is wounded and is taken to a Mexican's camp to recover. He gives John his badge and authorizes him to take up the hunt. The Kid, unknown to John by sight, is on a ranch which he hopes to gain legal possession of as it has oil. It is really John's by right, which he does not know until informed by his sweetheart, Joan Vallon (Roberta Gale.) The Kid has taken a letter from the stage holdup which he is using to establish his identity as the rightful owner named Everett Tarkington Clark, John's real name. John is in the courtroom when the Kid makes his claim, but his protest is overruled and he is arrested on suspicion of having killed Marshal Bly. He and Bootch escape and ride to intercept the Kid who is on his way to eliminate Bly, the only person that can verify John's claim...
Sunset of Power (1935) as
Stone of Silver Creek (1935) as Hotel proprietor
Stone runs an honest saloon and gives Mason back his money two card sharps take from him. The Reverend overhears the two plan to get the money back. He is on hand when they make their raid but they shoot him and take off with the money. Stone catches up with them but is in trouble when they outmaneuver him.
Viva Villa (1934) as Bartender
Rousing biography of the bandit chief who led the battle for Mexican independence.
The Fiddlin' Buckaroo (1933) as Jailer
Riding for Justice (1932) as Spears
Buck Randall (Buck Jones), a happy-go-lucky cowhand on the ranch owned by Tom Wilson (William Walling), is in town and heads for the Red Front Saloon where, in compliance with a town ordinance, he is ordered to give up his gun but refuses. Escaping the altercation with Marshal Joseph Slyde (Russell Simpson) and his chief deputy, Alex Frame (Walter Miller), Buck seeks shelter in the Marshal's house at the edge of town. He meets Mary Slyde (Mary Doran), the Marshal's young, pretty, charming and unhappy wife and they are attracted to each other. While Slyde and a posse are combing the countryside for Buck, Frame is left behind to protect Mary and, the posse is barely out of sight, before Frames is forcing his unwanted attention upon her. He is shot and Mary, in shock, thinks she did it as does Buck who has returned to the house. When the Marshal and his men arrive, Buck takes the blame for Frame's death and is held for murder.
A Six Shootin' Romance (1926) as Ricketts
Fifth Avenue Models (1925) as Mr. Fisk
A model in an expensive clothing shop quarrels with another model, and an expensive gown is ruined. In order to pay for it, she asks her father, an artist, for the money. In order to get the money, the father gets mixed up with art thieves, is caught and arrested.
Where Is This West? (1923) as Bimbo McGuire
The Devil's Dooryard (1923) as Windy Woods
Don Quickshot of the Rio Grande (1923) as Sheriff Littlejohn
Single Handed (1923) as Manager
The Gentleman From America (1923) as San Felipe
Bullet Proof (1920) as Dick Wilbur

Writer (feature film)

The White Outlaw (1929) as Writer

Film Production - Main (feature film)

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Snitch (2013)
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Piranha 3DD (2012)
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Class (1983) as Dolly Grip
A slightly repressed working-class teen gets a scholarship to a prestigious prep-school, but his world is turned upside-down when he has an affair with his wealthy roommate's mother.
On the Right Track (1981) as Key Grip
Lester is a homeless boy who manages to support himself by shining shoes. He also has a gift for being able to pick the winning racehorses out of the paper for his customers. Soon, lots of people learn about his talent, and they all want to benefit from it.

Sound (special)

Atlanta's Olympic Glory (1997) as Sound (2nd Unit)
Documentary on the 26th Olympiad of the modern era, held in Atlanta in the summer of 1996. Focuses on 10 athletes including Michael Johnson and Jackie Joyner-Kersee of the United States, Michelle Smith of Ireland, and Josie Thugwane of South Africa.

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