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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Timbuktu (1959) as Mahomet Adani
A French colonel needs his wife's lover to help him stop an Arabian rebellion.
2.
The Big Fisherman (1959) as Ilderan
Drama that focuses on the later life of Peter, one of the closest disciples of Jesus.
3.
The Story of Mankind (1957) as Chief inquisitor
Satan and the spirit of mankind contend for the future of humanity.
4.
Diane (1956) as Porter
A beautiful woman serving as adviser to the King of France falls for his son.
5.
Autumn Leaves (1956) as Col. Hillyer
A woman falls for a younger man with severe mental problems.
6.
Lord of the Jungle (1955) as Deputy Commissioner Andy Barnes
The jungle boy tries to stop a herd of rogue elephants.
7.
The Silver Chalice (1955) as Stall keeper
A silversmith is charged with engraving the Holy Grail.
8.
Kismet (1955) as Physician
In this Arabian Nights musical, the "king of the beggars" infiltrates high society when his daughter is wooed by a handsome prince.
9.
The Golden Idol (1954) as Commissioner Andy Barnes
The Lost Idol of Watusi, a valuable archeological treasure, has come into the hands of Bomba (Johnny Sheffield). Murderous Arabian chieftain Ali Ben Mamoud (Paul Gulifoye) hires the equally unscrupulous soldier of fortune Joe Hawkins (Lane Bradford) to get the treasure. British museum scientist Karen Marsh (Anne Kimbell), Commissioner Barnes (Leonard Mudie), his number one boy Eli (Smoki Whitfield) and Ezekiel (James Adamson) are also seeking the Idol. Hawkins and his native henchman, Gomo (Roy Glenn), double-cross Mamoud and set out to get the treasure for themselves. Things go downhill for them after Bomba takes an active hand; he overpowers Hawkins in an underwater fight and Mamoud is drowned in the coils of a huge water snake. District policemen Reed (William Tannen) and Graves (Don Harvey) place the surviving plotters under arrest, and Bomba and his chimp Kimbbo fade away in the jungle as Barnes, Karen and Eli disappear by boat over the waters of Pongola Basin (played by Monogram's back lot).
10.
Killer Leopard (1954) as Commissioner Andy Barnes
The jungle boy fights a rampaging cat to help a movie star find her missing husband.
11.
The Black Shield of Falworth (1954) as Friar Edward
Technicolor & tights. In the days of King Henry IV, stalwart young Myles and his sister Meg have been raised as peasants, without any knowledge of who their father really was. But one day they journey to Macworth castle. There Myles falls in love with the Mackworth's daughter Anne, makes friends and enemies, and learns to be a knight so that, through the planning of Mackworth and his friend, Prince Hal, Myles can regain his true birthright from the evil Albon, and bear the black shield of Falworth.
12.
Bengal Brigade (1954) as Pariah
13.
King Richard and the Crusaders (1954) as Physician
King Richard's attempts to win back the Holy Lands are complicated by his love of a tempestuous Englishwoman.
14.
Safari Drums (1953) as Deputy Commissioner Barnes
A group of movie makers arrive in Africa to make a film about jungle wildlife.
15.
Perils of the Jungle (1953) as Grubbs
16.
The Magnetic Monster (1953) as [Howard] Denker
A new radio-active element could destroy the world by absorbing the planet's energy.
17.
African Treasure (1952) as Andrew Barnes
Bomba the Jungle Boy takes on diamond smugglers.
18.
Bomba and the Jungle Girl (1952) as Commissioner Barnes
The jungle hero tries to find out who killed his parents.
19.
Elephant Stampede (1951) as Andy Barnes
The jungle hero fights off elephant poachers to help a missionary.
20.
The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951) as Pharmacist
The son of the notorious scientist fights to clear his father's name.
21.
Royal Wedding (1951) as Cockney doorman
A brother-and-sister musical team find romance when they tour to London for Elizabeth II's wedding.
22.
The Sword of Monte Cristo (1951) as Court physician
In 1858 France, Emperor Louis Napoleon (David Bond) sends Captain Renault (George Montgomery) of the Royal Dragoons, Minister La Roche (Berry Kroeger) and Major Nicolet (William Conrad) to Normandy in search of the members of a group of rebels. A Masked Cavalier (Paula Corday), the niece, Lady Christianne, of the Marquis De Montableau (Robert Warwick), announces at a secret meeting of the Normandy underground leaders that the fabled treasure of Monte Cristo was willed to her and she will use it to finance their cause. Her uncle, the only one who can decipher the symbols on the sword of Monte Cristo, the key to the treasure, derides her stand against the Emperor. La Roche takes possession of the sword and has the Marquis put into the dungeon. Christianne, as the Masked Cavalier, regains the sword from La Roche, but Captain Renault apprehends her and returns to sword to La Roche.
23.
Lorna Doone (1951) as Cal Oates, Sr.
Barbara Hale, Richard Greene, Carl Benton Reid, William Bishop, Ron Randell, Sean McClory, Onslow Stevens, John Dehner, Queenie Leonard. English farmer Richard Greene leads a village uprising against their corrupt landlords in this second screen adaptation (The first version was filmed in 1935) of the popular Richard D. Blackmore novel.
24.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949) as Aide to mayor
A blow to the head sends an auto mechanic back to the days of Camelot.
25.
Challenge to Lassie (1949) as Policeman
A faithful dog changes the lives of all who know her after her master dies.
26.
The Checkered Coat (1948) as Jerry
Psychiatrist Dr. Michael Madden (Tom Conway) is visited by a man, Steve "Creepy" Bolin (Hurd Hatfield), wearing a weird checkered coat, and when Madden learns that Creepy is subject to death-like trances and the fear of being buried alive, Madden concludes Creepy is obviously a psychopath (at least, until a real one comes along)with possible criminal tendencies. When leaving, Creepy tells Madden he is a friend of the doctor's no-good brother Fred (Marten Lamont),while also throwing a few sinister-and-leering glances in the direction of Madden's wife Betty (Noreen Nash.) Madden wastes no time in notifying the police to pick up Creepy, evidently on a general nuisance charge of looking like Dorian Gray. But Creepy is also sneaky and eludes the police and, when next seen, he and Fred are robbing the Anson Jewelry store across the street from Dr. Madden's office and he shoots and kills both the owner (John Hamilton) and his son (Fred Browne) in the process. Dr. Madden hears the shots and rushes over but is slugged by Creepy and he and no-good Fred carry off Madden in their get-away. The police show up and immediately tab Dr. Madden as the prime suspect based, evidently, on him having an office across the street.
27.
Song of My Heart (1948) as Conductor
28.
Bulldog Drummond at Bay (1947) as Meredith
29.
The Private Affairs of Bel Ami (1947) as Potin
Writer Georges Duroy (George Sanders) is one social-climbing S.O.B. who does most of his climbing over the warm (and cold) bodies of women. He begins with Rachel (Marie Wilson), a hanger-on in the cafes and Folies Bergere crowd, and then moves on to dally with Clotilde de Morelle (Angela Lansbury.) Always striving to move upward on the social scale, he ditches her to marry Madeleine Forestier (Ann Dvorak). Now he gets on the fast track. He persuades Madame Walter (Katherine Emery), the wife of his publisher, to fall in love with him, and then compromises Madeleine to frame a divorce, so he can pursue Madame Walter's daughter, Suzanne (Susan Douglas, before somebody decided her later-married name was her most-often used screen name.) He moves along so well that ere long he is in legal position to usurp the title of one of France's most noble houses. The moral, at the end, is it is okay to mess with French women, but triffling with French titles is going too far.
30.
Escape Me Never (1947) as Doctor
A composer forsakes his innocent bride to romance his brother's fiancee.
31.
The Locket (1946) as Air raid warden
A dark personal secret drives a young woman to use every man she encounters.
32.
Don't Gamble with Strangers (1946) as Robert Elliott
33.
The Scarlet Clue (1945) as Horace Carlos
Charlie Chan tracks down a spy ring that has stolen plans for a new radar system.
34.
The Corn Is Green (1945) as Station master
A dedicated teacher sacrifices everything to send a young miner to Oxford.
35.
My Name Is Julia Ross (1945) as Peters
A young girl finds herself entrenched in a murder cover-up when she goes to work for a wealthy widow.
36.
Divorce (1945) as Harvey Hicks
A frequently divorced woman sets her sights on a happily married man.
37.
Dragon Seed (1944) as Old peddler
Chinese peasants fight to survive the Japanese occupation during World War II.
38.
Appointment in Berlin (1943) as MacPhail
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
39.
Random Harvest (1942) as Old man
A woman's happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
40.
Berlin Correspondent (1942) as George
American correspondent Bill Roberts (Dana Andrews) is a thorn in the side of the Nazis, as his paper always scoops the world with the truth about Germany. Gestapo Captain Carl Von Rau (Martin Kosleck) means to plug the leak and assigns Karen Hauen (Virginia Gilmore), who he attends to wed, to the case. Roberts is obtaining his information for his stories and broadcasts from an elderly stamp collector who, defiantly opposed to the Nazis, sells the "proper" stamps to Roberts, giving him the information. Attracted to Karen, Roberts invites her to his apartment where she learns his secret. The old philatelist is sent to a concentration camp, and then Karen learns that he is her father (Erwin Kalser). She appeals to Roberts for help and he, in loyality to the old man and now in love with Karen, agrees to help.
41.
The People vs. Dr. Kildare (1941) as Dr. Sterling
An ice skater sues a young doctor for malpractice.
42.
Singapore Woman (1941) as Doctor
A woman who believes she's cursed, takes refuge on a rubber plantation.
43.
Skylark (1941) as Jewelry clerk
A neglected housewife falls in love with a handsome attorney.
44.
The Nurse's Secret (1941) as Hugo
When her patient is murdered, a private-duty nurse investigates the crime.
45.
Shining Victory (1941) as Foster
A psychiatrist sacrifices everything for his research.
46.
Scotland Yard (1941) as Clerk
Inspector Cork pursues a bank robber who serves in the army and receives facial injuries. After plastic surgery he shows up as a bank president planning an enormous robbery.
47.
A Dispatch from Reuters (1940) as Member of Parliament
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
48.
The Earl of Chicago (1940) as Allington
A Chicago gangster inherits a British title.
49.
Congo Maisie (1940) as Farley
Brooklyn showgirl Maisie gets stranded in the African jungle with a romantic doctor.
50.
British Intelligence (1940) as Colonel James Yeats
A lady spy uses a British nobleman''s home in her undercover work for the Germans.
51.
South of Suez (1940) as Registrar
A murder defendant falls for his alleged victim's daughter.
52.
Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise (1940) as Gerald Pendleton
On a cruise ship from Honolulu to San Francisco, the famous Chinese detective encounters four more murders while trying to figure out the murder of a Scotland Yard friend.
53.
The Letter (1940) as Fred
A woman claims to have killed in self-defense, until a blackmailer turns up with incriminating evidence.
54.
Waterloo Bridge (1940) as Parker
A ballerina turns to prostitution when her fiance is reported killed in World War I.
55.
Brother Orchid (1940) as Englishman
After a failed hit, a mob chief recuperates in a monastery.
56.
He Stayed for Breakfast (1940) as Communist secretary
57.
Devil's Island (1939) as Advocate General
A surgeon unjustly sent to Devil's Island fights to survive harsh treatment.
58.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) as Barrows
The famed sleuth tries to stop Professor Moriarty from stealing the Crown Jewels.
59.
Tropic Fury (1939) as Gallon
60.
Dark Victory (1939) as Dr. Driscoll
A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.
61.
Rulers of the Sea (1939) as Barton
62.
Chasing Danger (1939) as French lieutenant
When American newsreel cameraman (Foster) stationed in Paris is sent to cover an Arab rebellion he finds a financier presumed dead but actually fomenting desert warfare.
63.
Nancy Drew, Reporter (1939) as Deputy district attorney
A teen-aged sleuth sets out to prove a young girl innocent of murder charges.
64.
Man About Town (1939) as Gibson
Producer Bob Temple, who's brought an American show to London, loves his star Diana, but she won't take him seriously as a lover. To show her, he picks up stranger Lady Arlington, whose financier husband neglects her. On a weekend at the Arlington country house, Bob is used by both Lady A. and her friend to make their husbands jealous; this works all too well, and Bob is in danger from both husbands.
65.
Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938) as Monk
Mr. Moto has himself imprisoned on Devil's Island so he can help his cellmate (Ames) escape and thereby get the goods on a gang of international killers.
66.
The Jury's Secret (1938) as District Attorney
Bill Sheldon (Larry J. Blake as Larry Blake) has a grudge against Midland City newspaper publisher Brandon Williams (Samuel S. Hinds) as Sheldon blames the city's recent flood against Williams for using his power and influence to hold up government flood control money. When Williams is found murdered, Sheldon is charged with the crime that was actually committed by Walter Russell (Kent Taylor), the paper's rebel editorial writer. Ney York reporter Linda Ware (Fay Wray) arrives to cover the story and finds that Russell, her old sweetheart, is on the jury hearing Sheldon's trial. She also discovers that he is the killer. Russell forces an acquittal and, before another trial can be held, realizes that his conscience will not permit him to let Sheldon be tried again.
67.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) as
The bandit king of Sherwood Forest leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John.
68.
When Were You Born (1938) as Scorpio, Oct 24-Nov 22 [Fred Gow]
An astrologer tries to help the police catch a killer.
69.
The Rage of Paris (1938) as Uncle Eric
Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ritzy New York City hotel, the trio plot to have Gloria catch the eye of Bill Duncan, a handsome millionaire staying at the hotel. The plan works and the two quickly become engaged. Nicole's plan may be thwarted by Bill's friend, Jim Trevor, who's met Nicole before and sees through her plot.
70.
Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938) as Richard Gannett
71.
The Mad Miss Manton (1938) as Newspaper owner
A daffy socialite gets her friends mixed up in a murder investigation.
72.
Kidnapped (1938) as Red Fox
A young man's evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
73.
Dramatic School (1938) as Gauchon
A young actress struggles to make a hit on stage and in married life.
74.
Suez (1938) as Campaign manager
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.
75.
Lancer Spy (1937) as Statesman
An Englishman impersonates an imprisoned German officer and "returns" to Germany to become a national hero. A female German spy is assigned to check him out but falls in love with him.
76.
A Damsel in Distress (1937) as
An American dancer on vacation in England falls for a sheltered noblewoman.
77.
The League of Frightened Men (1937) as Professor Hibbard
78.
Madame X (1937) as Valmorin
When she kills a blackmailer, a woman is defended by the son she abandoned years earlier.
79.
London by Night (1937) as Squires
A blackmailer holds the key to several murders.
80.
Another Dawn (1937) as Doctor
An officer's wife at a British outpost in Africa falls for another man.
81.
They Won't Forget (1937) as Judge Moore
Bigotry flares when a teacher is accused of killing a small-town girl in the South.
82.
Lost Horizon (1937) as Foreign secretary
Four fugitives from a Chinese revolution discover a lost world of peace and harmony.
83.
Parnell (1937) as Conservative member
True story of the Irish politician whose fight for freedom was compromised by his affair with a married woman.
84.
The King and the Chorus Girl (1937) as Footman
While vacationing in New York, a European prince falls for a showgirl.
85.
Shall We Dance (1937) as
A ballet dancer and a showgirl fake a marriage for publicity purposes, then fall in love.
86.
Sylvia Scarlett (1936) as Steward
A female con artist masquerades as a boy to escape the police.
87.
Lloyd's of London (1936) as Waiter
A young man's love for a married woman leads him to help found an insurance company.
88.
Magnificent Obsession (1936) as Dr. Barendreght
A playboy tries to redeem himself after his careless behavior causes a great man's death.
89.
His Brother's Wife (1936) as Pete
A man helps his brother skip town, then steals his girlfriend.
90.
Anthony Adverse (1936) as De Bourrienne
An orphan runs off to a life of adventure, then returns to France in search of the girl he left behind.
91.
Mary of Scotland (1936) as Maitland
Biography of the flighty Scottish queen who was brought down by love.
92.
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936) as Coachman
True story of the French scientist''s battle to establish modern medical methods.
93.
Professional Soldier (1936) as Radical
A mercenary is hired to kidnap a prince.
94.
Clive of India (1935) as General Burgoyne
In the mid-1700's the East India Company has power over commerce on the sub-continent, with the blessings of the British government. A clerk in the company, Robert Clive, is frustrated by his lack of advancement, and transfers to the military arm of the company, where he excels. Clive's leadership and gift for manipulation strengthen England's hold over India and lead to personal wealth, which is often threatened by the enemies he makes along the way.
95.
The Perfect Gentleman (1935) as Pawn broker
A retired military man helps an actress make a comeback.
96.
Top Hat (1935) as Flower shop proprietor
A woman thinks the man who loves her is her best friend's husband.
97.
The Great Impersonation (1935) as Mangan
98.
Cardinal Richelieu (1935) as Olivares
99.
A Feather in Her Hat (1935) as Orator
A female shopkeeper sacrifices everything to give her son a theatrical career.
100.
Becky Sharp (1935) as Tarquin
An unscrupulous Englishwoman sets out to steal a place in society.
101.
Rendezvous (1935) as Roberts
A decoding expert tangles with enemy spies.
102.
Les Misérables (1935) as Priest
Jean Valjean, a Frenchman of good character and great strength, is convicted of stealing a loaf of bread, an act that sets in motion a lifetime of misery for Valjean, as he is pursued by the uncompromising and brutal lawman Javert.
103.
Captain Blood (1935) as Baron Jeffries
After being unjustly sentenced to prison, a doctor escapes and becomes a notorious pirate.
104.
The Mystery of Mr. X (1934) as Mr. X
A sophisticated jewel thief tries to prove himself innocent of a string of cop murders.
105.
Jimmy the Gent (1934) as Ticket clerk
An unscrupulous detective makes a killing locating missing heirs.
106.
Viva Villa (1934) as Statesman
Rousing biography of the bandit chief who led the battle for Mexican independence.
107.
Mandalay (1934) as Lieutenant
A woman with a past tries to get rid of a former lover.
108.
Cleopatra (1934) as Pothinos
The fabled queen of Egypt leads Julius Caesar and Marc Antony astray.
109.
The House of Rothschild (1934) as Tax collector
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against the family.
110.
The Painted Veil (1934) as Secretary
A wife strays, then fights to redeem herself to her husband.
111.
Voltaire (1933) as Morteau
The famed French writer becomes the conscience of his country during the French Revolution.
112.
The Mummy (1932) as Professor Pearson
An Egyptian mummy returns to life to stalk the reincarnation of his lost love.
113.
Through the Storm (1922) as Jeremiah
114.
A Message From Mars (1921) as Fred Jones

Cast (short)

115.
Nursery Rhyme Mysteries (1943)
This short film examines the origins of popular nursery rhymes.
116.
The Bill of Rights (1939)
This short film dramatizes the birth of the American Bill of Rights. Vitaphone Release 9300-9301.
117.
The King Without a Crown (1937)
This short film explores the possibility that Louis XVII escaped death during the French Revolution.
118.
The Cole Case (1931)
In this short film, two detectives are on the case of a man receiving mysterious death threats. Vitaphone Release 1365-1366.

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