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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
The Pilgrimage Play (1949) as Caiaphas
2.
Unconquered (1947) as Old Bailey undersheriff
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
3.
The Private Affairs of Bel Ami (1947) as Surgeon
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.
4.
Road to the Big House (1947) as Judge
5.
6.
Ivy (1947) as Stevens
In 1909, British belle Ivy Lexton meets older, rich Miles Rushworth; undeterred by the prior claims of her husband Jervis and lover Roger, she goes after Miles and has no trouble fascinating him, but oddly enough he has compunctions about making love to other men's wives. The means Ivy reluctantly adopts to resolve the problem of too many men promise disaster for all concerned.
7.
Bob, Son of Battle (1947) as Judge
8.
The Verdict (1946) as Businessman
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
9.
Confidential Agent (1945) as Customs officer
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
10.
Wilson (1945) as Harry L. White
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
11.
Tonight and Every Night (1945) as Old bobby
An American girl falls for an RAF pilot while performing at a British music hall.
12.
An Angel Comes to Brooklyn (1945) as Sir Henry Bushnell
13.
The Lodger (1944) as Stage manager
The inhabitants of a boarding house fear the new lodger is Jack the Ripper.
14.
Faces in the Fog (1944) as Judge
16.
Appointment in Berlin (1943) as Langly
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
17.
The Pride of the Yankees (1943) as Mr. Worthington
Baseball legend Lou Gehrig faces a crippling disease at the height of his success.
18.
Law of the Jungle (1942) as Sergeant Burke
Nona Brooks (Arline Judge),former member of a stranded theatrical troupe, earns a temporary living singing in a cafe in Duakwa, British Rhodesia, Africa. The cafe owner is secretly in league with two foreign agents with a goal of making the natives restless. American explorer Larry Mason (John King)leaves for the jungle with his servant, Jeff (Mantan Moreland)and a safari. Nona escapes the cafe into the jungle but is followed by the agents as, unknowing to her, she is carrying a report of the agent's activities. She joins the safari just as all hands are captured by a tribe of natives.
19.
Thunder Birds (1942) as Doctor
A veteran flyer and the youngster he's training fall for the same girl.
20.
Bombay Clipper (1942) as Captain Caldwell
21.
The Black Swan (1942) as Assemblyman
When he's named governor of Jamaica, a former pirate sets out to clean up the Caribbean.
22.
Random Harvest (1942) as Julia's husband
A woman's happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
23.
Hard Guy (1941) as Anthony Tremaine, Sr.
24.
Hudson's Bay (1941) as Doctor
Highly fictionalized early history of Canada. Trapper/explorer Radisson imagines an empire around Hudson's Bay. He befriends the Indians, fights the French, and convinces King Charles II to sponsor an expedition of conquest.
25.
Charley's Aunt (1941) as Elderly man
Two college students convince their friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil.
26.
Burma Convoy (1941) as Major Hart
Film foreword: "Through the teeming heart of Asia, halfway between Rangood and Shanghai, twists the hand-hewn Burma Road, lifeline for the embattled Army of China, headquartered at Chungking. Over this dangerous seven hundred miles of highway roars a stream of truck---hell drivers at their wheels---trucks loaded with food, munitions, guns...blood and sinew of the defenders of the ancient soil of China. Fountain-head for these vital supplies, end of the rail line from the west is the sprawling Burmese BOOMTOWN OF LASHIO." Story mostly pertains to the trucking of munitions to the Chinese Army under British direction and with some Americans participating, but there is no dialogue references to Japan, and the parachute troops who attempt to sabotage the convoy are identified as Chinese insurrectionists. Two months after its October release, Universal could have called a spade a spade.Accuracy footnote:Despite revisionists sources that seem to think so,this was not distributed in 1941 by MCA/Universal, because MCA/Universal did not exist in 1941. Universal Pictures Company did, and they were the distributor.
27.
Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise (1940) as Inspector Duff
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.
28.
The Gay Caballero (1940) as George Wetherby
29.
The Earl of Chicago (1940) as Doctor
A Chicago gangster inherits a British title.
31.
Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939) as First Lord of admiralty
A Japanese spy tries to stop secret agents from blowing up the Suez Canal to trigger world war.
32.
Risky Business (1939) as Second executive
33.
Rio (1939) as Aristocratic man
34.
The Sun Never Sets (1939) as British cabinet member
When Clive Randolph finally returns "home" from Gold Coast colony, younger brother John balks at following the family Colonial Service tradition. But back in Gold Coast, one Zurof, nominally studying ants, pursues a hidden political agenda that causes worldwide unrest; the Colonial Office persuades both brothers to go back and deal with it. Young John makes a mess of things, then must save the day on his own.
35.
Scandal Sheet (1939) as Dean Crosby
36.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) as Captain Mannering
The famed sleuth tries to stop Professor Moriarty from stealing the Crown Jewels.
37.
The Rains Came (1939) as General Keith
A Hindu doctor's affair with a British noblewoman is disrupted by a violent flood.
38.
The Three Musketeers (1939) as Ship captain
A parodic remake of the story of the young Gascon D'Artagnan, who arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu.
39.
Stanley and Livingstone (1939) as Sir Oliver French
An American newspaper searches Africa for a lost explorer.
40.
Buck Rogers (1939)
A pilot and his young passenger crash-land on a mountaintop and are put into suspended animation by a strange gas. They awake 500 years later to discover that the Earth is now ruled by a tyrannical despot called Killer Kane, and they lead a fight to overthrow him.
41.
Daredevils of the Red Circle (1939)
Diabolical mastermind Harry Crowel, a.k.a. Prisoner 39013, escapes and, with a seemingly endless supply of henchmen, sets out to destroy all holdings of industrialist Horace Granville, who put him in prison. One target is an amusement park, home of the three Daredevils of the Red Circle, who perform death-defying stunts. Aghast at innocent lives lost, our three heroes swear to capture No. 39013. It'll be harder than they suspect; the villain is holding the real Granville captive, and with a near-perfect disguise, has taken his place!
42.
Zorro's Fighting Legion (1939)
The legendary masked swordsman Zorro dodges a variety of deathtraps, including exploding barns, runaway elevators and avalanches, in his effort to thwart the insidious plan of armored bad guy Don Del Oro to rule Mexico.
43.
Extortion (1938) as Dean Latham
44.
Four Men and a Prayer (1938) as Barrister
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate.
45.
No Time to Marry (1938) as Mr. Winthrop
46.
Little Miss Broadway (1938) as Miles
An orphan (Temple) is provisionally adopted by the manager (Ellis) of a hotel populated by show business people. The hotel's owner (Oliver) doesn't like the entertainers and wants the girl returned to the orphanage.
47.
When G-Men Step In (1938) as Professor Atterbury
Fred Garth (Don Terry) owns a printing establishment and poses as a business research expert, but actually runs several white-collar rackets operating by means of high-pressure telephone soliciting. He has sent his younger brother, Bruce Garth (Robert Paige), through law school with the intention of making him his legal watch-dog. But idealist Bruce enrolls as a Department of Justice investigator, and is detailed to track down charity and other phoney rackets. Both brothers are in love with attractive socialite Marjorie Drake (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells), who is unaware of Fred's schemes and he uses her to meet other social leaders with pet charities and his salesmen sell them the program ads at five times the charity rate. Bruce and his partner Neale (Gene Morgan) trace the phone rackets to Bruce and a confrontation looms.
48.
Mars Attacks the World (1938) as The Clay King
Flash, Dale, and Dr. Zarkov return from their former space adventures only to find that their enemy, Ming the Merciless of planet Mongo, has a new weapon: a deadly ray that crosses space to wreak havoc on earth. Earth's only hope is for our heroes to take off again and stop the ray at its source on Mars, where they (and a stowaway) must battle Ming's ally, Queen Azura, who turns her enemies into lumpish clay people. Can they survive 15 chapters of deadly perils? Find out next week...
49.
Kidnapped (1938) as Scotch statesman
A young man's evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
50.
Start Cheering (1938) as Professor Atwell
Fed up with Hollywood, a movie star enrolls in a small-town college.
51.
Gateway (1938) as Captain
Irish immigrant (Whalen) meets returning war correspondent (Ameche) on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amors of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island.
52.
Suez (1938) as Elderly man
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.
53.
Lord Jeff (1938) as Another magistrate
When a good boy goes bad, his family sends him to a naval military school.
54.
The Sheik Steps Out (1937) as Dr. Peabody
55.
Parole Racket (1937) as Judge Grayson
56.
The Frame-Up (1937) as James Weston
57.
The Devil Is Driving (1937) as First judge
58.
Nation Aflame (1937) as President of the U.S.
Frank Sandino (Noel Madison), a suave, smooth confidence man, and his henchies are about to be run out of town on a fake real estate scheme, but his oratory skills soon has the town rubes in a buying frenzy. Sandino and Roland Adams (Harry Holman), portly and trusty-looking front man for Sandino, form an Avenging Angels league to rid America of foreigners, and plan to make a fortune selling robes to the members. Sandino decides to adopt the name of Sands for this escapade. They return to a town in which Adams was once the mayor, and find that Adams' daughter, Wynne (Norma Trelvar), is busy entertaining a host of friends at a party she is giving for her fiancee District Attorney Bob Sherman (Arthur Singley.) Once installed in the town, with the aid of the trusted Adams, Sands soon has gathered a flock of potential members for the Avenging Angels. He initiates them by forcing them to kneel while he holds a revolver at their head and forces them to take the oath that carries death as the punishment for breaking it. He and Adams then sell them hoods, cloaks and revolvers at fabulously high prices. It is soon easy for Sands/Sandino to turn the hatred among the members against the city's foreign elements. The town citizens, foreign-born excepted, are easily swayed by Sands, with the exception of Sherman and newspaper editor Harry Warren (Allan Cavan.) With the money rolling in, Sands opens chapters in other parts of the state, and when Adams voices his resentment at Sands' courting of his daughter, who has split from Sherman, Sands caters to the old man's ambitions and has him elected governor of the state. Sherman, after the Avenging Angels strike at the aviation plant because of the many foreigners it employs, Sherman urges Warren to start a campaign to expose Sands. Sands sends some of his henchmen, led by Dave Burtis (Roger Williams), after the crusading newsman and he is whipped to death. Sherman redoubles his efforts and even Adams is offended by the flogging death of Warren, and other acts of bloodshed by the clansman. Sherman has Burtis arrested but Sands soon has him freed for lack of evidence. Burtis comes home and discovers his wife, Toots (Dorothy Kildare), has been accidently shot while resisting Sands' advances. Sands feels obligated by the threat that Burtis now holds over him, and determines to get rid of him. When Adams threatens to veto a relief bill, because the veto will add a half-million dollars to the coffers of the Sands' group, the citizens gather outside the governor's mansion and yell for him to explain the veto.
59.
It's All Yours (1937) as Pendleton
60.
The Riders of the Whistling Skull (1937) as Faxon
After a member of an archeological expedition is murdered, Stony convinces the other two reluctant Mesquiteers to accompany them. After another member is killed it becomes apparent that Rutledge and the Indian Otah are the culprits, but they are now in Indian territory without food and water.
61.
Undersea Kingdom (1936)
Crash Corrigan, a recent graduate of Annapolis, and Diana, a go-getting reporter, join Professor Norton for a search for the source of a string of earthquakes, Atlantis. They ride Prof. Norton's rocket submarine searching the sea and little Billy Norton, the professor's son stows away, of course. When they find Atlantis they are caught in a war between peaceful Atlanteans, note their white capes, and war-monging Atlanteans, note their black capes. After many harrowing moments for Crash, Diana, Prof. Norton and Billy, they barely get away with their lives when they escape a tower of Atlantis raised to the surface for the sole purpose of dominating or destroying the Earth (Which one depends on the compliance of the upper world dwellers.)
62.
Ace Drummond (1936)
This 13 chapter serial is based on the comic strip character Ace Drummond created by Eddie Rickenbacker. Ace is a 'G-Man of the sky' working out of Washington D.C. He is sent to Mongolia to find out why a mysterious villain known only as 'The Dragon' is trying to prevent the newly formed International Airways from setting up an airport there. Ace meets Peggy Trainor (Jean Rogers) who is searching for her archaeologist father who has disappeared. Together they search for answers to the puzzles.
63.
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936) as British reporter
True story of the French scientist''s battle to establish modern medical methods.
64.
Champagne Charlie (1936) as Board member
65.
Sylvia Scarlett (1936) as
A female con artist masquerades as a boy to escape the police.
67.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) as Mr. Semple
An American orphan discovers he is heir to a British title.
68.
Love on the Run (1936) as Hotel manager
Rival newsmen get mixed up with a runaway heiress and a ring of spies.
69.
The White Angel (1936) as Old officer
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
70.
The Unguarded Hour (1936) as Registrate
A blackmailer tries to stop a woman from revealing evidence that could save a condemned man.
71.
15 Maiden Lane (1936) as Jim
72.
The King Steps Out (1936) as Russian delegate
A young woman saves her sister from marriage to an emperor that she doesn't love.
73.
Professional Soldier (1936) as Minister
A mercenary is hired to kidnap a prince.
74.
My American Wife (1936) as Butler
75.
A Tale of Two Cities (1935) as Chief registrar
Charles Dickens' classic story of two men in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.
76.
Carnival (1935) as Baby judge
When he''s widowed, a puppeteer goes into hiding to maintain custody of his son.
77.
Atlantic Adventure (1935) as Captain
An ace reporter tracks the man who killed the D.A. to an ocean liner.
78.
Les Misérables (1935) as Factory foreman
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.
79.
A Feather in Her Hat (1935) as
A female shopkeeper sacrifices everything to give her son a theatrical career.
80.
Kind Lady (1935) as Passport clerk
A con artist and his criminal colleagues move in on a trusting old lady.
81.
Diamond Jim (1935) as Stockbroker
82.
Streamline Express (1935) as Physician
A disparate group of people meet as passengers on a superspeed train crossing the U.S. Aboard are a seductive blackmailer and the stage director he intends to frame, a woman chasing her husband who is running away with the blackmail victim, and the stage director's feisty leading lady.
83.
The Winning Ticket (1935) as President of insurance co.
A barber tries to find the winning lottery ticket he hid from his moralistic wife.
84.
Two Sinners (1935) as Humphrey Grylls
85.
The Dark Angel (1935) as Passenger on train
Three childhood friends are torn apart by love and World War I.
86.
Vagabond Lady (1935) as Hotel manager
A department store owner's sons compete for his secretary's heart.
87.
Sisters Under the Skin (1934) as Brown
88.
Glamour (1934) as Throat doctor
Ambitious chorus girl Linda Fayne (Constance Cummings)achieves a friendship with successful composer Victor Banki (Paul Lukas), who writes a song for her and gets her in an Ibsen (Joseph Cawthorn) show where she is a hit. Fame, romance and marriage to Victor, and a baby follows. Linda is attracted to Lorenzo Valenti (Philip Reed as Phillip Reed), whom she discovered in a Bohemian cafe and persuades Ibsen to give him a job in her show. She and Valenti have an affair and Victor consents to a divorce. The locale shifts to London where Valenti's success and life style parallels Linda's rise to fame. Disillusioned, she returns to New York where tragedy awaits. The child dies and Victor has lost his ability, but Linda spurns Valenti's cable asking her to return to him, and she and Victor chart a new course in life.
89.
The Mystery of Mr. X (1934) as Doctor
A sophisticated jewel thief tries to prove himself innocent of a string of cop murders.
90.
Charlie Chan in London (1934) as Doctor
91.
Journal of a Crime (1934) as Ambassador
Before she can confess to shooting her husband's mistress, a woman succumbs to amnesia.
92.
Jealousy (1934) as Judge
Larry O'Roark is a boxer who's insanely posssesive and jealous of his fiancee, Jo. the sight of her and her employer, Mr. Lambert, at ringside during his big fight distracts Larry and he is knocked out. He then promises never to be jealous again and marries Jo. When she realizes that they're broke she asks Lambert for a job (she had quit on marrying Larry.) One thing leads to another and Larry, enraged with jealousy, end up killing Lambert. He then wanders off in a daze, and Jo takes the rap for the murder. Larry descends from his amnesiac fog just in time to interrupt the announcement of the jury's verdict in Jo's trial. then it's off to the chair for Larry. Or is it?
93.
The House of Rothschild (1934) as
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.
94.
The Man Who Reclaimed His Head (1934) as Dignitary
A brilliant but impoverished writer, who is a pacifist, goes to work for a publisher and writes anti-war editorials. When he discovers that the publisher has betrayed him and is in league with munitions manufacturers to make money off of war, he goes insane.
95.
All Men Are Enemies (1934) as Major
96.
Shock (1934) as Major
97.
Riptide (1934) as Tring
A chorus girl weds a British lord then falls for an old flame.
98.
Love Time (1934) as Major domo
99.
One More River (1934) as Male guest
An abused wife flees her husband and finds love, but at a price.
100.
The Girl from Missouri (1934) as Speaker
A gold-digging chorus girl tries to keep her virtue while searching for a rich husband.
101.
Uncertain Lady (1934) as Mr. Weston
102.
The Party's Over (1934) as Patron in art gallery
103.
Beloved (1934) as Alexander Talbot
104.
The Big Brain (1933) as
105.
The Masquerader (1933) as Speaker
An unemployed reporter impersonates his look-alike cousin and falls for the man's wife.
106.
Cavalcade (1933) as Major domo
A British family survives war and changing times.
107.
Fog (1933) as Ship's doctor, Alloway
108.
Sherlock Holmes (1932) as Judge Erskine
Moriarty is sentenced to death, and Sherlock Holmes prepares to retire to the country and marry his girl (sic). But Moriarty has sworn that Holmes, Lt-Col Gore-King of Scotland Yard, and his trial judge shall all be hanged too. When Moriarty escapes and proceeds to put his threat into operation, Holmes has to postpone his retirement.
109.
The Silent Witness (1932) as Inspector Robbins
110.
Devil's Lottery (1932) as Whittaker
111.
Pack Up Your Troubles (1932) as His father
Two World War I veterans try help a comrade's orphaned daughter find her family.
112.
Morgan's Last Raid (1929) as General Rogers
113.
Behind That Curtain (1929) as Hilary Galt
Sir George hires Hillary Gatt to find out more about Eric who wants to marry Lois. Gatt is murdered and the couple, married, run off to India. Old friend John Beetham sympathizes with the bride who sees that her hubby is a liar and drunk. John and Lois fly to San Francisco. Eric shows up and tries to kill John, but Scotland Yard's Lt. Charlie Chan intervenes.
114.
Square Shoulders (1929) as Cartwright
115.
The Water Hole (1928) as Mr. Endicott
116.
The Set-Up (1926) as Cliff Barton

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