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George Morrell

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Cast (feature film)

Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950) as
Robin Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men when King John reverts to tyranny.
Mule Train (1950) as Driver
A prospector discovers natural cement and suggests it should be used for a new dam. But this is the last thing the badmen of Trail End want, as they have a monopoly of the wagons needed to haul rocks to the site. A pretty sheriff notwithstanding, it's a job for a singing marshal.
All the King's Men (1950) as
A backwoods politician rises to the top only to become corrupted.
The Prairie (1949) as Luke
Lust for Gold (1949) as
A German immigrant braves the wild West in search of gold and a woman to love.
They Won't Believe Me (1947) as Rancher
A faithless husband is charged with a murder he didn't commit.
Gun Town (1946) as Townsman
Indian Agent Kip Lewis arrives in Gun Town where Buckskin Sawyer is having her payroll shipments robbed by Indians. Kip and his men are ready the next time and learn the robbers are white men dressed as Indians. Kip finds Davy Sawyer's case at the scene and confronts him. When Davy accuses Talbot whom he lent it to, Talbot shoots him. But Davy names Talbot before he dies and Kip goes after him.
Rustler's Roundup (1946) as Doc Davitt
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.
His Brother's Ghost (1945) as Foster
Thorne and his gang are wiping out the ranchers. When they get to the Jones ranch they wound Andy. When he dies Billy Carson has his brother Fuzzy become Andy's ghost. They then set out to bring in the gang.
Salome, Where She Danced (1945) as Miner
Law of the Valley (1944) as Jenkins
The Whispering Skull (1944) as Sheriff [Marvin] Jackson
In this western who-dun-it, a mysterious rider known as the Whispering Skull commits murder and then rides away on a horse that makes no noise. The Sheriff says he knows who the Skull is and heads out to arrest him only to be shot in the back. Ore samples that contain diamonds appear to be involved. There are many suspects who could be the Skull but his identity is not revealed until the final scene.
Ghost Guns (1944) as
U. S. Marshals Nevada Jack McKenzie (Johnny Mack Brown) and Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton) ride into Big Piney Basin at the request of Ann Jordan (Evelyn Finley), daughter of a rancher who has been killed and whose cattle have been rustled. At Ann's home, they find Ted Connors (Riley Hill), the only surviving member of the Connors brothers, the other two having been killed the previous night. Nevada rides into town and discovers it is run by Matson (John Merton) and Judge Kelbro (Frank LaRue) and that it was Matson's gang that killed the Connors and Ann's father. Matson believes that Ted, who can identify some of the gang, is dead but sends his henchmen out to investigate. Sandy, working as a swamper in the poolroom, overhears a plot to rustle the remaining cattle, and rides out to warn Nevada and Ann. Nevada and Sandy round up the gang, Matson and Kelbro are turned over to the authorities, and Ted and Ann are planning their marriage as Nevada and Sandy ride off to new adventures.
Marked Trails (1944) as Liveryman
Following completion of the "Trail Blazers" series, Bob Steele and Hoot Gibson were paired in three other Monogram westerns, with the only connection to the "Trail Blazers" series being Steele and Gibson in the cast and production and distribution by Monogram, with various Monogram people serving as production supervisors i.e., William Strobach on this entry and Victor Hammond on the other two. This one finds Jack Slade (Mauritz Hugo) and Mary Conway,alias Blanche (Veda Ann Borg), being recognized as known and wanted crooks by deputy marshal Harry Stevens (Steve Clark) and, when he orders them out of town, Slade kills him. His son, Bob Stevens (Bob Steele) and friend Parkford (Hoot Gibson) become U.S. Marshals and proceed to rid the town of the cut-throat gang that has been terrorizing the citizens. Bob goes undercover as an outlaw and works his way into the gang, while Hoot poses as a Dude who goes about making fiery speeches on behalf of law and order. The Gibson role here is limited in the action scenes to none, as he and his Monogram stunt double, Ben Corbett, were both getting a bit long in the tooth for such, and the nominal second lead was played by a relative newcomer to the screen, Ralph Lewis (II) as a good guy/bad guy outlaw, who is not the same as the older Ralph Lewis (I) who was making films in the 30's. Rule of thumb here for those who don't know what either one looks like is that any Ralph Lewis credit in the 1930's belongs to (I) and any occurring circa 1943-47 belongs to (II).
Fangs of the Wild (1942) as Captain Dwyer
Hands Across the Rockies (1941) as Jury foreman
As Wild Bill Hickok and sidekick Cannonball stalk a murderer, they encounter the killer''s fiancee.
The Phantom Pinto (1941) as Dude Bates
Buzzy Rides the Range (1940) as Dude Bates
The Roaming Cowboy (1937) as
Fred Scott, Al ''Fuzzy'' St. John, Lois January, Forrest Taylor, Roger Williams. A pair of drifters known as Cal and Fuzzy wander into a frontier community and become embroiled in a dispute between local homesteaders and corrupt landowners.
Valley of Terror (1937) as Man in saloon
A cowboy finds himself in jail for rustling cattle. His buddy gets the idea to form a lynch mob in the hopes of arranging his escape once the mob takes him out of jail. However, things don't quite work out the way he planned.
Boots of Destiny (1937) as Pedro
Both Harmon and his men and a Mexican gang are after a treasure hidden on the Wilson ranch. Acey learns of their raid and goes to get Ken only to find him in jail for a murder he did not commit.
Riders of the Rockies (1937) as Man in cantina
Trouble in Texas (1937) as Second townsman
Tex is on the rodeo circuit looking for the men that killed his brother and he finds them in Middleton. Barker expects his man Squint to win the prize money but when Tex starts winning all the events, they put the poisoned needle in his halter rope, planning to have him mysteriously die just as the others did.
Custer's Last Stand (1936) as Sergeant Flannigan
When some men are attacked by Indians, a survivor obtains an Indian medicine arrow. An Indian tells Blade he has found gold but will not tell him where until he has that arrow. So Blade starts killing the survivors of the attack but fails to get the arrow. One of the men he kills is John Cardigan and Kit Cardigan, a Scout for Custer, now starts looking for the killer of his father.
Circle of Death (1935) as Drunk
A Shot in the Dark (1935) as Deputy sheriff
Wild Mustang (1935) as
Broadway Bill (1934) as
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
Crashin' Broadway (1933) as Ernie Tupper
Silent Sentinel (1929) as Insurance man
The Heart of the North (1921) as Father Ormounde
The Secret of Eve (1917) as Beppo

Cast (short)

Wells Fargo Days (1944)
In this short western, a gunman attempts to avoid trouble in a new town. Vitaphone Release 1226A.

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