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Cast (feature film)

This Could Be the Night (1957) as Drunk
A schoolteacher gets a secretarial job at a gangster-run nightclub.
12 Angry Men (1957) as Court clerk
A jury holdout tries to convince his colleagues to vote not guilty.
The Shadow on the Window (1957) as Unshaven man
Three delinquents murder a prosperous farm owner and hold his secretary hostage.
Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) as Driver
True story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.
Ransom! (1956) as Fighter
A wealthy couple tries to cope with the press and the police when their son is kidnapped.
The Seven Little Foys (1955) as Customs inspector
The famed vaudevillian puts his children in the act to keep the family together when his wife dies.
Off Limits (1953) as Pvt. Polaski
Wally Hogan has things going his way. He is the manager-trainer of Bullet Bradley, a fighter who has just won the lightweight championship. Life suddenly takes a not-so-happy turn, however, when Bullet gets drafted. Hogan's gangster partners "persuade him to enlist and keep an eye on the fighter, who is subsequently declared psychologically unfit for the Army. Enter Herbet Tuttle, a draftee eager to have Hogan turn him into a fighter. Hogan Reluctantly agrees only after he discovers Tuttle's aunt is the beautiful singer at a nightclub. From then on it's a case of stringing Tuttle along while trying to get close to his aunt. To further complicate Hogan's life there is a rulebook Military Police Officer who tries to squish the shenanigans.
Vicki (1953) as Wino
Supermodel Vicki Lynn, whose face is seen everywhere, is murdered, and ace homicide cop Ed Cornell cuts his vacation short to take the case personally. In flashback we see how Vicki rose from ambitious waitress to big black headlines, courtesy of clever publicity man Steve Christopher. Now Cornell seems determined to get Christopher convicted in what begins to seem like a bizarre personal vendetta. Is Steve caught like a rat in a trap?
Mister Scoutmaster (1953) as Chauffeur
To get in touch with the younger generation, a TV star signs on as a Boy Scout leader.
The I Don't Care Girl (1953) as Bruiser
This musical biopic presents the life of vaudeville headliner Eva Tanguay.
My Six Convicts (1952) as Guard
A prison psychologist tries to rehabilitate six hardcore criminals.
The Pride of St. Louis (1952) as Chicago manager
The Whip Hand (1951) as Ed, driver
A small-town reporter investigates a mysterious group holed up in a country lodge.
His Kind of Woman (1951) as Capt. Salazarr
A deported gangster causes problems for guests at a Mexican resort.
The Milkman (1950) as Duke
Roger Bradley, son of a milk magnate, isn't allowed to work for his dad's company because of a lingering war trauma: in moments of stress he quacks like a duck. Desperate to escape from idleness, he gets a job with his father's arch-rival, sponsored by eccentric milkman Breezy Albright, and promptly falls in love with the boss's daughter. But his career as a milkman soon degenerates into slapstick.
The Jackpot (1950) as Truck driver
Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.
Emergency Wedding (1950) as Cab driver
Mister 880 (1950) as Taxi driver
A beloved old man is secretly Mister 880, an amateurish counterfeiter.
For Heaven's Sake (1950) as Child
An angel''''s earthly mission takes a wrong turn when he falls in love with mortal life.
The Crime Doctor's Diary (1949) as Bartender
A criminal psychologist tries to clear his patient of arson charges.
The Undercover Man (1949) as Bouncer
A treasury agent tries to convict a ruthless mobster of tax evasion.
Search for Danger (1949) as Thug
Idea Girl (1946) as Mergatroid O'Hoolihan
Larry Brewster (Jess Barker), partner in the music publishing firm of Brewster and Crow, returns from a trip to find that his partner, J. C. Crow (Alan Mowbray) has hired Pat O'Rourke (Julie Bishop)as a song plugger. Larry doesn't approve of the plan and, in a bad mood, refuses to see composer Wilfred Potts (George Dolenz)who is offering a song for publication. Pat, in spite of Larry's objections, stays on the job. She has the firm promote an amateur song-writing contest, and the winner is a submission by Potts, but because he used the name of Wicks, the firm can't locate him and is facing prosecution on charges of using the mail to conduct a fraudulent contest.
Suspense (1946) as Woodsman
The new manager of an ice show plots to steal the owners business and his wife.
Because of Him (1946) as Elevator operator
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.
High Powered (1945) as Worker
Salty O'Rourke (1945) as Sam
Salty owes money to Doc Baxter; he and his pal Smitty have one month to pay up. They get a race horse and a disbarred jockey, Johnny Cates, who must fake his identity to race. Johnny and Salty both fall in love with Barbara Brooks and, to get even, Johnny considers throwing the horserace.
Senorita from the West (1945) as Taxi driver
A Guy, a Gal, and a Pal (1945) as Sentry
Helen Carter is wooed by two men and she is torn between the financial security offered Granville Breckinridge and happiness love she feels for serviceman Jimmy Jones.
Anchors Aweigh (1945) as Sailor
A pair of sailors on leave try to help a movie extra become a singing star.
Dillinger (1945) as Watchman
The legendary gunman plots a series of daring heists.
Honeymoon Ahead (1945) as Fingers Morelli
Ten Cents a Dance (1945) as Rocky
Gambler's Choice (1944) as Danny May
Waterfront (1944) as Butch
Cowboy in Manhattan (1943) as Bill
False Faces (1943) as Jimmy
Minesweeper (1943) as Boatswain Heims
A naval officer who had deserted several years earlier is drawn back to the Navy when World War II begins. He re-enlists under an assumed name, and is assigned to a minesweeper, where he has to perform hazardous duties while at the same time keeping his real identity a secret.
Hers to Hold (1943) as Worker
Harvest Melody (1943) as Canvas
Salute to the Marines (1943) as Goldberg
A retired Marine gets caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign.
Broadway (1942) as Tommy
I Live on Danger (1942) as George "Longshot" Harrison
Wrecking Crew (1942) as Tom Kemp
Look Up and Laugh (1935) as Alf Chirk
Gutsy lass Gracie rallies fellow stall-holders at Birkenhead Market to prevent its takeover and demolition by a department store chain. She invokes the Market's foundation by Royal Charter just before an inadvertent gas leak provides an explosive climax.
The Girl Friend (1935) as Sergeant

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Barbarosa (1982) as Wrangler
A young cowboy and a legendary outlaw team up to escape the law.

Cast (special)

Farm Aid IV (1990)
A live, twelve-hour telecast of the fourth annual Farm Aid fund-raiser, held at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Cast (short)

Maid in Hollywood (1934)
Like a true friend, Patsy Kelly helps Thelma Todd land a screen test but this time her help isn''''t needed in this comedic short.
Mixed Nuts (1934)
This short comedy focuses on the governments efforts for the re-education of... chorus girls!
Apples To You! (1934)
A burlesque theater director is enlisted to help a failing opera house in this short musical comedy.
I'll Be Suing You (1934)
In this short film, Patsy Kelly is coerced into faking a lost leg in order to win an insurance settlement after an automobile accident.

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