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Director (feature film)

Ship of Souls (1925) as Director
The Man She Brought Back (1922) as Director
High Speed (1920) as Director
The Law of the Yukon (1920) as Director
Great Victory, The (1919) as Director
The Heart of a Gypsy (1919) as Director
Love, Honor and -Xxx ? (1919) as Director
A Dangerous Affair (1919) as Director
Unfaithful (1918) as Director
Flag of Mothers, The (1918) as Director
By Right of Purchase (1918) as Director
The Service Star (1918) as Director
The Fair Pretender (1918) as Director
At the Mercy of Men (1918) as Director
The Ghosts of Yesterday (1918) as Director
The Hater of Men (1917) as Director
Wee Lady Betty (1917) as Director
Wild Winship's Widow (1917) as Director
The Sawdust Ring (1917) as Director
The Flame of the Yukon (1917) as Director
The Dark Road (1917) as Director
Princess of the Dark (1917) as Director
Blood Will Tell (1917) as Director
The Little Brother (1917) as Director
Polly Ann (1917) as Director
Plain Jane (1916) as Director
Bawbs O' Blue Ridge (1916) as Director
A Corner in Colleens (1916) as Director
The Moral Fabric (1916) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Being Human (1994) as Tom
In five different ages of western human history (the Bronze age, the Roman Empire, medieval Europe, the 16th century and the present day) a man searches for his lost family.
Racing With The Moon (1984) as Arnie
Drama about two blue-collar young men in a small California seacoast town in 1942 as they prepare to enlist in the Marines, but plan to have some romantic flings before they go off to war.
The Life of Riley (1949) as
A factory worker tries to cope when his daughter dates the boss's son.
Colorado Territory (1949) as Posse member
An outlaw just released from prison is sucked back into a life of crime in this remake of High Sierra.
The Judge Steps Out (1949) as Supreme Court justice
A judge flees the pressures of professional and family life for a job as a short-order cook.
The Miracle of the Bells (1948) as Priest
A town supports the memory of an aspiring actress who dies before her first film premieres.
Homecoming (1948) as Doctor
A married man's wartime love affair spells trouble when peace comes.
Mexican Hayride (1948) as Mr. Lewis
Up in Central Park (1948) as Jones
Call Northside 777 (1948) as Parole Board member
A Chicago reporter re-opens a ten year old murder case.
Fighting Father Dunne (1948) as Judge
A dedicated priest tries to reform a group of homeless boys in turn-of-the-century St. Louis.
That's My Gal (1947) as Mr. Newcomb
Two sharpie promoters (Don Barry and Frank Jenks) put on a show they believe is so bad it will not play more than one day and they therefore will not have to pay the long list of investors,i.e, suckers and buyers. But one of the investors dies intestate and his interests pass to the state. The governor's secretary (Lynne Roberts) engages new talent (the Four Step Brothers, Guadalajara Trio, St. Clair & Vilvoa, Dolores and Don Graham, et al) and a new orchestra (Jan Savitt), in order to make the show successful and a profitable investment for the state. Barry (in another of the vast majority of his films in which he was not billed as Don "Red" Barry), who has fallen in love with the first-billed Roberts, reforms and buys up the surplus stock.
Roses Are Red (1947) as Judge Patterson
This script rode in right off of the range that had been ridden at least twice by Tim McCoy at Columbia. Writer Elmam did little other than moving it from a Western to a big-town Eastern. Don Castle plays a newly-elected district attorney but, just before he takes office, the town's crooked political boss (Edward Keane) has his henchies (including Jeff Chandler)kidnap him with intentions of replacing him with an ex-convict(Don Castle in a dual role) who is his exact double. While the D.A.'s double/replacement is studying his mannerisms where he is being held captive, the D.A. knocks out the double, takes his clothes and manages to fool the gang boss into thinking he is the ex-con. The henchies then kill the ex-con thinking he is the D.A. The latter continues to impersonate his double until he has set and sprung the trap on the gang boss and his minions. Peggy Knudsen plays the D.A's. fiance, Patricia Knight the wife of the ex-con and Joe Sawyer pops up as a crooked police official.
I'll Be Yours (1947) as Businessman
Innocent lies build up as a show-business hopeful tries to build a career.
Pursued (1947) as Coachman
That's My Man (1947) as
Rustler's Roundup (1946) as Judge Wayne
While using the same title as a 1933 Universal film starring Tom Mix, this one combines elements of two Johnny Mack Brown Universal westerns, "Law and Order-1940" and "The Silver Bullet-1942", with the story stress on "Law and Order." The "Vote For Cal Dixon" song is the same as "The Vote For Emily Morgan" song in "The Silver Bullet". while the Cal Dixon name comes from a character in "Law and Order." In this one, Bob Bryan (Kirby Grant) has a marshal's badge pinned to his chest, and with the aid of his pal, Pinkerton J. "Pinky" Pratt (Fuzzy Knight),proceeds to clean up the murder-and-rustling operations in a town ran by a trio of outlaw brothers (Frank Marlo, Edmund Cobb and Ethan Laidlaw), who are basically the same as the Northup brothers from the 1932 "Law and Order" and the Daggett brothers from the 1940 "Law and Order", only they are now known as the Todds.
Gunman's Code (1946) as Sam Burton
In this slightly-modified remake of Universal's 1941 "Road Agent", Wells Fargo agents Jack Douglas (Kirby Grant) and Roscoe O'Toole (Fuzzy Knight) are sent after a gang of stage robbers. Donny Burton (Bernard Thomas), brother of Laura Burton (Jane Adams), is implicated before Jack is able to prove that saloon owner Lee Payne (Danny Morton) is the man behind the outlaw gang.
Night and Day (1946) as Professor
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
Rendezvous 24 (1946) as Dr. Upton
The Caribbean Mystery (1945) as Dr. Otis Larrabee
House of Frankenstein (1945) as Toberman
A mad scientist hides within a traveling sideshow.
Honeymoon Ahead (1945) as Ephraim
The Daltons Ride Again (1945) as A. J. Haines
River Gang (1945) as Doctor
Wilson (1945) as Senator Bromfield
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
Beneath Western Skies (1944) as Lem Toller
Oh, What a Night (1944) as Sutton
Hidden Valley Outlaws (1944) as Daniel Montoya Clark
Lawyer Leland is using land rights to kick the ranchers off their land. When Wild Bill and Gabby arrive to help the ranchers, he has actor Percel frame them for murder and then incites the townsmen to lynch them.
Pride of the Plains (1944) as Grant Bradford
The Blocked Trail (1943) as Frank Nolan
Raiders of Sunset Pass (1943) as Dad Mathews [previously known as Dan Dowling]
Gildersleeve on Broadway (1943) as Judge
On a trip to New York, a small-town blowhard gets caught between a wealthy widow and a gold digger.
Jack London (1943) as William Loeb
Episodes in the novelist's life: In 1890, young Jack London quits a cannery job to try oyster piracy. Later, he signs on for a sealing voyage, tries Yukon prospecting and a brief university career, loving and leaving women along the way. Instead of riches, he gets story ideas. Suddenly, he finds success and a delectable lady; but the urge to adventure won't let him go.
Wagon Tracks West (1943) as Brown Bear
Fleetwing has gone east to become a doctor and the first patient that he gets is Gabby. Gabby swallowed bad water escaping from Indians and has Indian fever. Fleetwing and Elliott know that the fever comes from the ranchers and want them to drain the bad water because it is killing the Pawnee. But the Indian agent, Warren, wants the land for grazing and is working with Clawtooth to get the Indians to move off the land because of the bad water. Warren decides to get rid of Fleetwing who does not want the tribe to move.
Beyond the Last Frontier (1943) as Major Cook
The Rangers are after Hadley and his men and have planted Johnny Revere into his gang to warn them of his raids. But Hadley realizes he has a spy in his group and gets Trigger Dolan to join the Rangers. It's not long before Trigger spots Johnny as the spy. Johnny is captured and a fatal accident is planned to finish him off.
Thundering Trails (1943) as Captain Sam Brooke
The Black Hills Express (1943) as Raymond Harper
Days of Old Cheyenne (1943) as John Carlyle
Headin' for God's Country (1943) as John Lane
Highways by Night (1942) as Magician
A wealthy playboy gets mixed up with the mob.
The Phantom Plainsmen (1942) as Cap Marvin
Junior Army (1942) as Capt. McDermott
An English refugee and a street thug go to military school together.
South of Santa Fe (1942) as John McMahon
Raiders of the Range (1942) as John Travers
They All Kissed the Bride (1942) as Department head
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
Lady for a Night (1942) as Father
Gambling boat operator Jenny Blake throws over her gambler beau Jack Morgan in order to marry into high society. When her husband is killed in an attempt on her life, she is charged with his murder.
Joan of Ozark (1942) as Mr. Graham
Swamp Water (1941) as Fiskus
A hunter discovers a fugitive living in the swamps and goes into business with him and his daughter.
Spider Returns, The (1941)
Columbia's 14th serial (between "White Eagle" and "The Iron Claw") and the second serial based upon the character in the pulp magazine from Street and Smith "The Spider Magazine." Some sources, evidently based on their knowledge that L. Ron Hubbard and Norvell Page wrote stories for that magazine, have incorrectly credited them as being writers of this serial. The only serial that L. Ron Hubbard wrote was 1938's "The Secret of Treasure Island" filmed by Columbia, and the only connection Page has is that he wrote stories about the character in the magazine. Chapter One, "The Stolen Plans", has a gang of saboteurs, led by The Gargoyle, a mysterious and powerful agent for an unnamed country, playing havoc with National Defense projects. Socialite Richard Wentworth (Warren Hull), alias the Spider, returns to continue his crusade against the underworld. Wentworth calls a meeting of the nation's biggest business men, but the Gargoyle's men disrupt it with a tear-gas bomb. Chasing after them, Wentworth is taken prisoner and placed aboard an airplane. The pilot sets it afire and bails out, with Wentworth unconscious in the plunging-to-earth airplane as the first episode ends. Knox Manning asking if this is the end is easily answered by those who knew this was a 15 chapter serial, and that neither The Spider (in chapter two) nor Blinky McQuade (in chapter four) had yet made an entrance. The quest by Wentworth/Spider/McQuade to learn the identity of the Gargoyle isn't helped any by the fact that he is one of the businessnmen in attendance at every meeting Wentworth calls to discuss his future plans. Based on pure fun, this is one of the, to use a relative term, best of the James W. Horne-directed serials, but the absence of James Craven foaming at the mouth and screaming at the henchmen - "Idiots! Idiots! I'm surrounded by idiots!" - is sorely missed.
Gambling Daughters (1941) as Walter Cameron
Meet the Chump (1941) as George Washington
The Stork Pays Off (1941) as Mr. Vance
Gangster Deak Foster (Victory Jory) and his three henchmen, Brains Moran (Maxie Rosenbloom), Ears-to-the-Ground Hinkle (Horace MacMahon) and Photofinish Farris (George McKay), take over what they think is a night club run by a rival, Stud Rocco (Ralf Harold), only to discover it is a nursery run by Irene Perry (Rochelle Hudson). All fall under the benign influence to the point where the three henchmen go to night school to be educated and Deak falls in love with Julie.
Caught in the Act (1941) as Leonard Brandon
Kitty Foyle (1940) as Doctor
A girl from the wrong side of the tracks endures scandal and heartbreak when she falls for a high-society boy.
Phantom of Chinatown (1940) as Dr. John Benton
Asian sleuth Mr. Wong fights to keep a killer from winning control of a rich oil deposit.
I'm Still Alive (1940) as Doctor
The dangers of his job threaten to break up a stuntman and his movie star wife.
The Secret Seven (1940) as Prison doctor
The Man with Nine Lives (1940) as 1st doctor
A doctor''''s attempts to cure cancer lead to a series of grisly murders.
The Man They Could Not Hang (1939) as Dr. Avery
A mad scientist uses an artificial heart pump he invented to seek revenge after he is executed.
The Night of Nights (1939) as Wilton
Little Women (1933) as Footman
The four March sisters fight to keep their family together and find love while their father is off fighting the Civil War.
The Circus Kid (1928) as Cadwallader
The Road to Ruin (1928) as Mr. Canfield
A controversial, low-budget drama about the life of a young teenage girl that goes on the "road to ruin." Sally is a 16-year-old New York City teen who, neglected by her parents, takes up smoking and drinking, engages in affairs with a series of older men, gets arrested by the police during a strip poker game, is sent home only to discover later that she's pregnant, and after getting an illegal abortion, the words "The Wages of Sin is Death" inexpliably appear over her bed in fire.
A Clouded Name (1923) as Sam Slocum
The Payment (1916) as Robert Reyburn
The Corner (1916) as Rent collector
The Market of Vain Desire (1916) as Count Bernard d'Montaigne

Cinematography (feature film)

Common Clay (1919) as Camera

Producer (feature film)

The Heart of a Gypsy (1919) as Supervisor
A Dangerous Affair (1919) as Presented By

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