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M. W. Stoloff

M. W. Stoloff



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Cast (feature film)

Jolson Sings Again (1950) as Orchestra leader
After a premature retirement, the legendary singer revives his career to entertain the troops during World War II.

Music (feature film)

The Naked Runner (1967) as Mus cond
Sam Laker is an American industrialist, working in Britain, who has just been awarded an international award for industrial design. He is planning to travel to East Germany to attend a trade show and show off his invention, taking his 10 year old son with him for a holiday. Meanwhile a British Intelligence officer who served with Laker in the Second World War decides to use the opportunity of Laker¿s trip and his lack of an intelligence profile to coerce him into carrying out an assassination.
None but the Brave (1965) as Mus supv & cond
During World War II, American and Japanese soldiers stranded on a remote island call a truce in order to survive.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) as Mus coordinator
A British military officer enlists the Arabs for desert warfare in World War I.
Fanny (1961) as Mus supv & cond
An old waterfront character tries to help his daughter when her lover leaves her pregnant.
Man on a String (1960) as Cond
The CIA turns a Russian spy into a double agent.
Song Without End (1960) as Music Supervisor
Musical genius Franz Liszt betrays his lover to court a married princess.
The Mountain Road (1960) as Cond
An American officer helps villagers against the Japanese during WWII.
Strangers When We Meet (1960) as Supv
An extramarital affair threatens the fortunes of two families.
The Last Angry Man (1959) as Cond
A television journalist decides to profile his uncle''s fight to bring medical care to the slums.
Senior Prom (1959) as Mus supv and cond
Boys from opposite sides of the tracks vie to take a pretty senior to the prom.
They Came to Cordura (1959) as Cond
Six American military heroes in Mexico fight treacherous conditions to get back to their base.
It Happened to Jane (1959) as Mus cond
A small-town businesswoman takes on a railroad magnate in court.
1001 arabian nights (1959) as Cond
An Arabian merchant falls in love with a princess.
Gidget (1959) as Mus supv and cond
A young girl dreams of winning acceptance from a gang of surfers.
Gunman's Walk (1958) as Cond
A rancher''''s rebellious son tries to teach him that violence is no longer an answer.
Cowboy (1958) as Cond
Real-life writer Frank Harris signs on as a ranch hand and learns the ropes from an experienced cowboy.
Full of Life (1957) as Cond
A married couple has to deal with pregnancy and the husband's meddling father.
Pal Joey (1957) as Mus supv and cond
An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Mus cond
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
Operation Mad Ball (1957) as Mus cond
A peacetime soldier plots to throw a party under his strict captain's nose.
3:10 to Yuma (1957) as Mus cond
A sheriff must run the gauntlet to get his prisoner out of town.
The Brothers Rico (1957) as Cond
A reformed mob accountant tries to get to his gangster brother before the criminals can.
The Shadow on the Window (1957) as Cond
Three delinquents murder a prosperous farm owner and hold his secretary hostage.
Nightfall (1957) as Cond
A man on a hunting trip gets mixed up with murderous bank robbers.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Composer
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
Storm Center (1956) as Composer
A librarian fights to keep a controversial book on the shelves.
The Last Frontier (1956) as Composer
A backwoodsman signs on as scout for a remote Army fort.
The Last Frontier (1956) as Mus cond
A backwoodsman signs on as scout for a remote Army fort.
The Eddy Duchin Story (1956) as Mus supv and cond
The famed pianist loses the love of his life and almost loses his son''s love as well.
Autumn Leaves (1956) as Cond
A woman falls for a younger man with severe mental problems.
You Can't Run Away From It (1956) as Mus supv and cond
A reporter stumbles on a runaway heiress whose story could salvage his career.
Jubal (1956) as Cond
A rancher''s wife falls for a wandering cowhand.
The Long Gray Line (1955) as Mus supv and cond
An Irish immigrant becomes one of West Point''s most beloved officers.
5 Against the House (1955) as Mus cond
Four college buddies plot to rob a Reno casino.
Three Stripes in the Sun (1955) as Mus cond
A racist sergeant stationed in post-war Japan finds himself falling for a local woman.
The Man from Laramie (1955) as Cond
A wandering cowboy gets caught in the rivalry between an aging rancher's sons.
Count Three and Pray (1955) as Mus cond
A Westerner turns preacher to overcome his shady past.
My Sister Eileen (1955) as Mus supv and cond
Two sisters from Ohio, one pretty, one witty, plot to take New York City by storm.
Queen Bee (1955) as Mus cond
A manipulative Southern socialite sets out to destroy the lives of all those around her.
Tight Spot (1955) as Mus cond
A district attorney tries to get a hardboiled woman to testify against the mob.
Three for the Show (1955) as All mus under the personal supv of and cond
A woman begins to enjoy life with two husbands in this remake of Too Many Husbands.
The Violent Men (1955) as Mus cond
The wife of a crooked cattle baron plots his murder.
Bring Your Smile Along (1955) as Mus supv and cond
A New England schoolteacher goes to New York to become a songwriter.
Picnic (1955) as Cond
A handsome drifter ignites passions at a small-town Labor Day picnic.
Pushover (1954) as Mus cond
A police detective falls for the bank robber's girlfriend he is supposed to be tailing.
Miss Sadie Thompson (1954) as Music Director
A moralist sets out to reform the legendary South Seas floozy.
It Should Happen to You (1954) as Music Director
A dizzy model in love with fame rents a billboard and puts her name on it.
The Wild One (1954) as Music Director
Motorcycle-riding delinquents take over a small town.
Human Desire (1954) as Mus cond
An unhappy wife seduces a veteran into helping her get rid of her husband.
Phffft (1954) as Mus cond
A couple divorce but can''''t stop getting mixed up in each other''''s lives.
The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T (1953) as Music Director
A young boy dreams that his piano teacher is a super-villain out to rule the world.
The Member of the Wedding (1953) as Music Director
When her brother marries, a 12-year-old girl faces the awkward pains of adolescence.
All Ashore (1953) as Music Director
Three sailors on shore leave sing and dance their way to love.
From Here to Eternity (1953) as Music Director
Enlisted men in Hawaii fight for love and honor on the eve of World War II.
The Juggler (1953) as Music Director
A Jewish refugee fights to overcome the psychological effects of his World War II experiences.
Last of the Comanches (1953) as Music Director
The only survivors of an Indian raid fight to reach safety at a distant fort.
Let's Do It Again (1953) as Music Director
A divorced couple finds it impossible to stay out of each other's lives.
Salome (1953) as Music Director
Herod's stepdaughter discovers Christianity through her love for a Roman centurion.
The First Time (1952) as Music Director
Expectant parents Joe and Betsy Bennett anxiously await the arrival of their new baby. Then after the baby arrives, they discover the unpleasant side of parenting: sleepless nights, extra bills and no more free time.
The Brigand (1952) as Music Director
A disgraced military officer stands in for an injured Arab ruler.
Sound Off (1952) as Music Director
A brash nightclub entertainer has to straighten out when he's drafted and falls for a beautiful WAC.
Boots Malone (1952) as Music Director
A broken-down sports agent tries to use a promising jockey as his ticket back to the top.
Captain Pirate (1952) as Music Director
A reformed pirate returns to the seas when cutthroats start imitating his modus operandii.
The Marrying Kind (1952) as Music Director
A judge forces a divorcing couple to think back on the problems that drove them apart.
Scandal Sheet (1952) as Music Director
A tabloid editor assigns a young reporter to solve a murder the editor committed himself.
Paula (1952) as Music Director
A woman harbors a deadly secret when her husband brings home a child she injured in a hit-and-run accident.
Eight Iron Men (1952) as Music Director
A World War II squad tries to save a man trapped behind enemy lines.
Death of a Salesman (1952) as Music Director
Affair in Trinidad (1952) as Music Director
A nightclub singer enlists her brother-in-law to track down her husband's killer.
The Sniper (1952) as Music Director
An unhappy man goes on a killing spree.
Man in the Saddle (1951) as Music Director
A farmer turns to violence when a land baron threatens him.
The Barefoot Mailman (1951) as Music Director
A 19th-century con artist flees to the wilds of Florida to elude the law.
Lorna Doone (1951) as Music Director
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.
Ten Tall Men (1951) as Music Director
A Foreign Legion sergeant leads ten volunteers against a mighty Arab army.
Santa Fe (1951) as Music Director
Four brothers end up on opposite sides of a shootout.
The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951) as Music Director
The son of the notorious scientist fights to clear his father''''s name.
Mask of the Avenger (1951) as Music Director
When his father is murdered, an Italian nobleman becomes an outlaw to avenge the crime.
Saturday's Hero (1951) as Music Director
A college athlete finds his life consumed by football.
Saturday's Hero (1951) as Composer
A college athlete finds his life consumed by football.
Stage to Tucson (1951) as Music Director
(Wes ''51). Rod Cameron, Wayne Morris, Kay Buckley, Roy Roberts, Carl Benton Reid, Douglas Fowley. Two Union agents are sent to investigate charges that the Confederates are stealing Arizona stagecoaches and smuggling them into Atlanta in an effort to break the Federal''s western supply line.
The Harlem Globetrotters (1951) as Music Director
A college student drops out of school to join a famous basketball team.
The Mob (1951) as Music Director
A police detective fakes a suspension so he can go undercover.
Never Trust a Gambler (1951) as Music Director
A small-time gambler goes on the lam from a murder charge.
The Flying Missile (1951) as Music Director
Sirocco (1951) as Music Director
A mysterious American gets mixed up with gunrunners in Syria.
The Lady and the Bandit (1951) as Music Director
A dramatization of the life of the English bandit Dick Turpin.
The Family Secret (1951) as Music Director
When his son accidentally kills someone, a lawyer must defend the man wrongly charged with the murder.
Her First Romance (1951) as Music Director
A high school girl steals from her parents to be with the boy she loves.
Two of a Kind (1951) as Music Director
Brandy Kirby (Lizabeth Scott ) and crooked Lawyer Vincent Mailer (Alexander Knox) plan to rob William (Griff Barnett) and Maida McIntyre (Virginia Brissac) by producing a convincing double for their long-lost son. Brandy charms gambler Lefty Farrell (Edmond O'Brien) into impersonating the missing son. Kathy (Terry Moore), the McIntyre's niece, who likes Lefty, introduces him to the McIntyres who soon become convinced he is their son, but the old man refuses to change his will. Lefty balks at killing McIntyre and exposes Mailer's attempted swindle. Brandy and Lefty end up together as "two of a kind."
Fortunes of Captain Blood (1950) as Music Director
A doctor exiled from England becomes a pirate of the Caribbean.
A Woman of Distinction (1950) as Music Director
A publicity hungry press agent creates a romance between an icy college dean and a visiting lecturer.
Convicted (1950) as Music Director
A prison warden fights to prove one of his inmates was wrongly convicted.
Between Midnight and Dawn (1950) as Music Director
Police patrolmen are stalked by a vengeful mobster escaped from prison.
The Nevadan (1950) as Music Director
A U.S. Marshall tries to recover stolen gold.
All the King's Men (1950) as Music Director
A backwoods politician rises to the top only to become corrupted.
The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) as Music Director
Married jewel thieves struggle with infidelity, federal agents and the deadly smallpox virus.
Harriet Craig (1950) as Music Director
A woman''s devotion to her home drives away friends and family.
The Petty Girl (1950) as Music Director
A cheesecake artist tries to get a college professor to pose for him.
The Good Humor Man (1950) as Music Director
A good-hearted ice cream man's efforts to help a young woman turn him into a murder suspect.
In a Lonely Place (1950) as Music Director
An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.
Father Is a Bachelor (1950) as Music Director
Five orphans ''adopt'' a loner and set out to find him a wife.
Kill the Umpire (1950) as Music Director
To appease his family, a retired baseball player signs up for umpire school.
When You're Smiling (1950) as Music Director
Jolson Sings Again (1950) as Music Director
After a premature retirement, the legendary singer revives his career to entertain the troops during World War II.
Emergency Wedding (1950) as Music Director
Born Yesterday (1950) as Music Director
A newspaper reporter takes on the task of educating a crooked businessman's girlfriend.
No Sad Songs for Me (1950) as Music Director
A terminally ill woman struggles to leave her husband and child taken care of before she dies.
Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950) as Music Director
Robin Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men when King John reverts to tyranny.
Cargo to Capetown (1950) as Music Director
A sailor and his captain fight over a beautiful girl.
The Fuller Brush Girl (1950) as Music Director
A daffy door-to-door saleswoman blunders into a murder investigation.
Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949) as Music Director
An inept secretary goes to work for a bogus real estate firm thinking it's for real.
Lust for Gold (1949) as Music Director
A German immigrant braves the wild West in search of gold and a woman to love.
And Baby Makes Three (1949) as Music Director
A woman on the verge of divorce and re-marriage discovers she''''s pregnant by her husband.
Tell It to the Judge (1949) as Music Director
To win back her husband, a divorcee pretends to be married to a loser.
Shockproof (1949) as Music Director
A beautiful ex-con falls for her parole officer while still dating the crook who landed her in prison.
Anna Lucasta (1949) as Music Director
The Reckless Moment (1949) as Music Director
A mother attempts to protect her murderous daughter.
The Dark Past (1949) as Music Director
A psychologist tries to analyze the criminal who's taken him hostage.
The Doolins of Oklahoma (1949) as Music Director
An outlaw tries to leave the family gang and go straight.
The Walking Hills (1949) as Music Director
A group of treasure hunters search for a wagon load of gold, buried years before in Death Valley.
Mr. Soft Touch (1949) as Music Director
After being betrayed, a gangster hangs out in a settlement house while seeking revenge.
Johnny Allegro (1949) as Music Director
A reformed hoodlum gets mixed up with counterfeiters and a deadly manhunt.
Song of India (1949) as Music Director
A jungle prince stands against a maharajah's plan to capture and sell wild animals.
Knock on Any Door (1949) as Music Director
A crusading lawyer fights to save a juvenile delinquent charged with murder.
The Undercover Man (1949) as Music Director
A treasury agent tries to convict a ruthless mobster of tax evasion.
We Were Strangers (1949) as Music Director
A Cuban American returns to his homeland during the Revolution and becomes involved in an assassination attempt.
Slightly French (1949) as Music Director
An out-of-work movie director turns a carnival girl into a French heiress to make her a star.
Tokyo Joe (1949) as Music Director
An American in post-war Japan gets caught up in the black market.
The Loves of Carmen (1948) as Composer
A Gypsy temptress seduces an innocent young officer, and then dumps him for another man.
Arch of Triumph (1948) as Cond
In winter of 1938, Paris is crowded with refugees from the Nazis, who live in the black shadows of night, trying to evade deportation. One such is Dr. Ravic, who practices medicine illegally and stalks his old Nazi enemy Haake with murder in mind. One rainy night, Ravic meets Joan Madou, a kept woman cast adrift by her lover's sudden death. Against Ravic's better judgement, they become involved in a doomed affair; matters come to a crisis on the day war is declared.
The Loves of Carmen (1948) as Music Director
A Gypsy temptress seduces an innocent young officer, and then dumps him for another man.
Relentless (1948) as Music Director
Robert Young, Marguerite Chapman, Willard Parker, Akim Tamiroff, Barton MacLane, Mike Mazurki. When his prize mare is stolen, cowboy Robert Young goes in pursuit of the culprit, only to learn that he is also being pursued by the law for a murder he didn''t commit
The Man from Colorado (1948) as Music Director
A Civil War veteran becomes a judge so he can take out his bitterness on the world.
The Lady from Shanghai (1948) as Music Director
A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.
The Mating of Millie (1948) as Music Director
A businesswoman who wants to adopt a child must find a husband.
The Gallant Blade (1948) as Music Director
The Untamed Breed (1948) as Music Director
Tom Reed's adaptation of the "Saturday Evening Post" story by Eli Colter finds Texas wrangler Tom Kilpatrick (Sonny Tufts) persuading the ranchers of the Pecos area, led by John Rambeau (Edgar Buchanan), to buy a Brahma bull on a cooperative basis to improve their depleted cattle strain. The bull escapes, due to the carelessness of Windy Lucas (George Hayes as George 'Gabby' Hayes.) The mishap is seen by Larch Keegan (William Bishop), young rancher in love with Cherry Lucas (Barbara Britton), Windy's adopted daughter. Larch, jealous of Tom as a rival for Cherry and for water rights, fixes the blame on the wrangler. The bull terrorizes the countryside, injuring farm women and killing other bulls. Larch and his brothers, Hoy (Joe Sawyer) and Happy (Gordon Jones), incite the ranchers to shoot the bull on sight, but Tom begs for time to capture it alive. Tom corners and lassoes the bull in the hills, but his horse is no match for the bull, who escapes again. Tom then sets out to capture the Widow Maker, a famous wild horse, knowing the horse is the only one capable of holding the lassoed bull. He does so and trains the horse in secret. Larch grows so jealous of Tom that he vows to burn down his ranch house. To prevent this, Cherry marries Tom but the latter, discovering why Cherry rushed into the marriage, refuses to live with her as man and wife.
To the Ends of the Earth (1948) as Music Director
A treasury agent becomes obsessed with exposing an international drug ring.
The Return of October (1948) as Music Director
An heiress discovers her racehorse is the reincarnation of her rich uncle, back to win the Kentucky Derby.
The Sign of the Ram (1948) as Music Director
An invalid matriarch manipulates her entire family.
It Had to Be You (1947) as Music Director
A runaway bride meets her match in a handsome fireman.
Johnny O'Clock (1947) as Music Director
Gambling hall owners get mixed up with a cop on the take, leading to murder and mystery.
Dead Reckoning (1947) as Music Director
A tough veteran sets out to solve his war buddy's murder.
Her Husband's Affairs (1947) as Music Director
An ad man fights off his wife''''s attempts to help him market an embalming fluid that doubles as a hair remover.
The Guilt of Janet Ames (1947) as Music Director
A hard-drinking reporter tries to help the embittered widow of the soldier who had saved his life during the war.
Down to Earth (1947) as Music Director
The goddess of the dance comes to Earth to take over a musical lampooning the gods.
The Swordsman (1947) as Music Director
A couple tries a hand at romance while their respective families are busy feuding.
Mr. District Attorney (1947) as Music Director
Framed (1947) as Music Director
A femme fatale lures an unemployed man into helping her with a criminal scheme.
The Jolson Story (1947) as Music Director
The singer and star of the first "talkie" risks it all to become a star.
The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947) as Music Director
Romantically involved reporters compete to solve a murder on a famous actress'''' estate.
Renegades (1946) as Music Director
A prominent citizen''''s daughter marries an outlaw''''s son.
Meet Me on Broadway (1946) as Music Director
When his career crashes and burns, a director tries to come back staging country club shows.
The Bandit of Sherwood Forest (1946) as Music Director
Robins Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men to battle royal corruption.
Perilous Holiday (1946) as Music Director
Based on a "serial" story by Robert Carson that ran in the Saturday Evening Post, this tale of an international counterfeiting-ring operating in Mexico starts with Patrick Nevil (Pat O'Brien)viewed as a suspicious character by newspaper woman Agnes Stuart (Ruth Warrick), who is working on a story to expose racketeering night-club owner Doc Lilley (Alan Hale.) She searches Lilley's home and finds the counterfeiting plates and thinks Nevil is part of the gang.
Tars and Spars (1946) as Music Director
Howard Young (Alfred Drake) is a coast guardsman who has been on shore duty for three years despite his efforts to be sent into action. His nearest approach to sea duty was on a harbor-moored life raft for 21 days as part of an experiment with a new type of vitamin gum for the government. He meets Christine Bradley (Janet Blair), a SPAR, sent to take over his communications job and, by things he leaves unsaid, she thinks his life-raft experience was the result of a ship-wreck at sea.
Gallant Journey (1946) as Music Director
An aviation pioneer fights his family's objections to invent a flying machine.
So Dark the Night (1946) as Music Director
A French police detective investigates his fiancée''''s murder.
The Walls Came Tumbling Down (1946) as Music Director
Gilda (1946) as Music Director
A gambler discovers an old flame in South America, but she's married to his new boss.
Snafu (1945) as Music Director
A 14-year-old has to re-adjust when he''''s returned to his family after falsifying his age to become a World War II hero.
Counter-Attack (1945) as Music Director
Two Russians fight to escape the seven Nazi soldiers trapped with them in a bombed building.
Over 21 (1945) as Music Director
When a newspaper editor enlists during World War II service, his wife has to run interference with his boss.
Eadie Was a Lady (1945) as Music Director
Edithea Alden, a college girl from a wealthy family, is working at night as dancer in a nightclub. When the leading lady Rose is loosing the customers attractiong, Editha gets her job, but due to the fact that her double life could be discoverd, she quits, the nightclub is forced to close. In college she gets a role in the annual college show. The ex-nightclubowner finds out who his star really was, and gets her back, but on opening night they are arrested, because the former star has found out the truth about the job offer. After that the college wants to expell her.
Tonight and Every Night (1945) as Music Director
An American girl falls for an RAF pilot while performing at a British music hall.
A Song to Remember (1945) as Music Director
The famed composer Chopin sacrifices everything, even love, for his native Poland.
A Thousand and One Nights (1945) as Music Director
Aladdin tries to make his fortune with the help of a beautiful genie.
The Fighting Guardsman (1945) as Music Director
A French nobleman robs from his fellow aristocrats to help the poor.
Kiss and Tell (1945) as Music Director
She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945) as Music Director
A female psychiatrist who's sworn off love falls for a handsome veteran.
The Ghost That Walks Alone (1944) as Music Director
Beautiful But Broke (1944) as Music Director
An agent''''s secretary puts together an all-female big band to cope with wartime male shortages.
Girl in the Case (1944) as Music Director
Cowboy Canteen (1944) as Music Director
A rancher turns his spread into a dude ranch for soldiers during World War II.
Once Upon a Time (1944) as Music Director
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
The Racket Man (1944) as Music Director
Nine Girls (1944) as Music Director
When a sorority girl is found murdered, her classmates set out to solve the case.
Cover Girl (1944) as Music Director
A nightclub dancer makes it big in modeling, leaving her dancer boyfriend behind.
Jam Session (1944) as Music Director
A Texas girl wins a trip to Hollywood, but the best job she can get is as secretary to a writer.
Hey, Rookie (1944) as Music Director
Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in a camp show, hears about his task and offers him his help. He thinks, she does it for her publicity only, so he doesn't want to know anything about this, till he finds out, that she has no such intentions.
Swing Out the Blues (1944) as Music Director
The Impatient Years (1944) as Music Director
A feuding couple re-creates their courtship in hopes of falling back in love.
Sailor's Holiday (1944) as Music Director
Strange Affair (1944) as Music Director
A mystery writer and his wife investigate a murder at a charity benefit.
Mr. Winkle Goes to War (1944) as Music Director
A henpecked husband surprises his family by coming back from World War II a hero.
Secret Command (1944) as Music Director
A surprise visit from his brother almost blows an undercover agent out of the water.
Two-Man Submarine (1944) as Music Director
A film that is among the umpteen hundred films that some source has given Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco a "credited" composers credit, although his name appears actually nowhere in connection with the vast majority of these umpteen hundred films, and one of four films that Tom Neal and Ann Savage were in together. This one has Robert B. Williams as some kind of scientist on an unnamed South Pacific island and he is making penicillin out of jungle mold at a time when penicillin was so new that all the players in the film pronounce it as "pey-nen-sol-lon" or something like that. Tom Neal is also there as some kind of guard or protector of Williams' work and is hacked off something fierce about it as his goal if to get off the island and into hand-to-hand action "against the japs." Before long an unidentified plane flies over the island and Neal has his pistol at the ready to shoot it down in case it is an enemy plane but a figure parachutes out and in parachutes none other than Ann Savage, who is there as Neal's replacement, although Neal now isn't as ready to leave as he was before. Then a man, George Lynn, washes ashore and is accepted as a crewman from a torpedoed American ship. Later, Williams is murdered, after some of his "pey-non-sol-len or whatever" samples disappear, and Neal concludes that either Savage, island-doctor J.Carroll Naish or Abner Biberman is the guilty party working for the Axis to get the penicillin formula. This isn't exactly Holmes-or-Chan sleuthing on his part as he knows he isn't guilty and the only people on the island, with the exception of three natives, are those he names as suspects. He doesn't know that a two-man Japanese submarine (with five or six Germans on board plus the two Japanese crewmen)is lurking offshore, but his list of suspects is basically correct, as none of the people from the sub have come ashore yet. Well, one has but he floated in. Discounting the floater, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that between Savage, Naish and Biberman, which one who can least bear scrutiny.
None Shall Escape (1944) as Music Director
A Nazi officer on trial for war crimes thinks back on his past.
Together Again (1944) as Music Director
The female mayor of a small-town ignites local gossip when she falls for a sculptor.
Address Unknown (1944) as Music Director
A German-born art dealer finds himself falling for Nazi propaganda.
Carolina Blues (1944) as Music Director
When he loses his lead singer, bandleader Kay Kyser can''''t find a replacement he likes.
Murder in Times Square (1943) as Music Director
A stage actor tries to solve a bizarre series of murders.
My Kingdom for a Cook (1943) as Music Director
An English author must search for a new cook when he moves to rural Massachusetts.
One Dangerous Night (1943) as Music Director
Michael Lanyard, alias the Lone Wolf and his man Friday, Jamison (Eric Blore), pick up Eve Andrews (Marguerite Chapman), when her car is wrecked. At her place, they discover the body of wealthy playboy Harry Cooper (Gerald Mohr) and are arrested. Inspector Crane (Thurston Hall), who doesn't believe the Lone Wolf has reformed, discovers jewels are missing. Lanyard and Jamison escape. Lanyard learns Cooper was blackmailing Eve, Sonia Budenney (Tala Birell), wife of a famous physician, and Jane Merrick (Mona Barrie), famous actress. He is spotted by gossip columnist Sidney Shaw (Warren Ashe), who agrees not to turn him in if he can tag along. Lanyard learns that Cooper planned to meet a woman at the airport. Hurrying there, he spots the girl and has Jamison trail her. Later, as he is questioning the girl, Patricia (Margaret Hayes), she is shot and wounded. After being turned in twice by Shaw and escaping , despite his promise not to do so, Lanyard and Jamison return again to Patricia's apartment where he learns that she is Shaw's wife.
Passport to Suez (1943) as Music Director
A reformed thief goes undercover to stop Nazi agents from hijacking planes.
Power of the Press (1943) as Music Director
There's Something About a Soldier (1943) as Music Director
Five officer candidates fight to prove their mettle during training.
Two Senoritas from Chicago (1943) as Music Director
Daisy Baker, a Chicago "refuse collector" who fancies herself as a theatrical agent, finds a play which had been thrown away by two Portuguese playwrights. Without bothering to get permission, she sends it off to a New York producer named Rupert Shannon and he wires her to come to New York immediately. Daisy and her two showgirl friends, Gloria and Maria, arrive in New York where the two girls assume accents and pretend to be the sisters of the playwright. Shannon agrees to star them in a production of the play. Two former friends, Lena and Louise, recognize the girls and threaten to blow the whistle unless they are also cast. Meanwhile, the two actual playwrights sell the story to producer Sam Grohman who hires Lena and Louise.
What's Buzzin' Cousin? (1943) as Music Director
Freddy Martin (Himself) and his band go on a trailer vacation, taking along Rochester (Eddie Anderson) as a handy man. They run out of gas in a ghost town and have to spend the night in the deserted Palace Hotel. The next morning, Ann Crawford (Ann Miller) and her three friends, Josie (Leslie Brooks), Billie (Jeff Donnell) and May (Carol Hughes), arrive as Ann has inherited the hotel and most of the surrounding property, and she and her friends have pooled their savings to pay off the debts and formed a company to run the hotel. Jimmie Ross (John Hubbard), singer with the band, decides to help the girls and has the hotel done over at his expense. Rochester, digging in the Victory Garden he has started, finds a gold nugget and the rush is on. Gangster Pete Hartley (Bradley Page) and his henchmen move in with intentions of taking over. He succeeds, over Ann's protests, in buying the property from her friends. Jimmie returns and thinks Ann has double-crossed him and they quarrel and part. Jimmie discovers that Rochester's gold nugget was his own gold inlay. Later, back on the radio with Freddie's band, Jimmie sings a song especially to Ann, who he hopes is listening.
Is Everybody Happy? (1943) as Music Director
Redhead from Manhattan (1943) as Music Director
The Return of the Vampire (1943) as Music Director
A vampire terrorizes a British family during World War II.
Reveille with Beverly (1943) as Music Director
A tap-dancing lady disc jockey finds herself torn between a wealthy man and his former chauffeur.
She Has What It Takes (1943) as Music Director
An aspiring actress pretends to be a beloved stage star''''s daughter.
Appointment in Berlin (1943) as Music Director
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
Sahara (1943) as Music Director
An international platoon fights off Nazis in World War II Africa.
Good Luck, Mr. Yates (1943) as Music Director
A 4F military school teacher's lie about being accepted for active duty causes problems on the home front.
Something to Shout About (1943) as Music Director
A producer on a losing streak accepts backing from a would-be star with no talent.
The Boy from Stalingrad (1943) as Music Director
Russian children out in the fields gathering grain find themselves in the path of the invading German army making its way to Stalingrad, a target city of their onslaught. The four youths, Kolya, Grisha, Pavel, and the girl, Nadya, realize the German army, is attacking so they set fire to the grain field's harvest. Returning to their village the children find Tommy, a hurt English consulate's son fleeing the city with his parents who perished in the attempt. They stretcher him to their village for recovery. Still alive in the rubble of the village is a young child Yuri whom the group takes in also. Kolya, the oldest assumes leadership and skirmishes to find food for the group, living in a village cellar. He discovers a German tank encampment and sabotages a tank. A Nazi Major commander sends men to scout the village who are met by resistance from the children using found weapons. The Major believes a large guerilla force is present and halts his advance to neutralize it. The Nazi soldiers capture Grisha who feigns dim wittedness. The Major believing the boy harmless, lets him go, thinking he will lead him to the Russian resistance forces. But Grisha leads the Major into a trap where the children overpower him and take him to their village refuge for questioning. The Germans, searching for their commander come upon the village and in the shooting kill all the children save Tommy who while in their midst explodes a grenade destroying himself, and the Germans around him. A German General later views the scene with much consternation and bewilderment. The surviving child patriots Kolya and Pavel are subsequently lauded by the defending Russian forces for having delayed the Nazis attacking the city long enough to allow Soviet forces time to mount their defenses against the attack on Stalingrad.
After Midnight with Boston Blackie (1943) as Music Director
A reformed thief gets himself arrested fetching some jewels for a friend.
What a Woman! (1943) as Music Director
A female literary agent tries to make her star client as adventures as his most famous character.
The More the Merrier (1943) as Music Director
The World War II housing shortage brings three people together for an unlikely romance.
City Without Men (1943) as Music Director
The Chance of a Lifetime (1943) as Music Director
An ex-thief helps some fellow ex-cons adjust to life as defense workers, only to get involved with a robbery investigation.
Dangerous Blondes (1943) as Music Director
A mystery writer and his wife investigate the murder of a couturier''''s wife.
The Desperadoes (1943) as Music Director
When someone robs the town bank before he can, a bandit joins forces with the sheriff to catch the real crooks.
Destroyer (1943) as Music Director
The crew of a torpedoed ship fights to take out an enemy sub.
Doughboys in Ireland (1943) as Music Director
First Comes Courage (1943) as Music Director
A Norwegian resistance fighter seduces a Nazi officer to learn enemy secrets during World War II.
Footlight Glamour (1943) as Music Director
It's a Great Life (1943) as Music Director
Klondike Kate (1943) as Music Director
Molly (Glenda Farrell) and her troupe of dancing girls and "entertainers", sent for by saloon owner "Sometime" Smith, arrive in a Klondike mining town by train. Smith is out of town and rival saloon owner Jefferson Braddock (Tom Neal) signs the girls up to work in his saloon. Also arriving is Katherine (Kate) O'Day, with a deed of ownership, willed her by her father, to Braddock's saloon. She hires attorney and self-appointed Judge Horace Crawford (George Cleveland) to handle her ownership claim, but she soon sees that the deck has been stacked against her when Crawford works the trial as the judge and also the lawyer for both sides. She takes a job as singer in the saloon, replacing Lita (Constance Worth) both as star and Braddock's "favorite." Lita helps Smith win a crooked-and-staged game of "High Card" giving Smith ownership of Braddock's saloon. But Smith double-crosses her and she shoots him somewhat dead, and Braddock is accused of the killing, and is about to be lynched.
Let's Have Fun (1943) as Music Director
The Nazis Strike (1943) as Music under the supv of
German treaty violations lead to the start of World War II.
Two Yanks in Trinidad (1942) as Music Director
Submarine Raider (1942) as Music Director
A submarine captain tries to warn the Navy about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
The Spirit of Stanford (1942) as Music Director
Laugh Your Blues Away (1942) as Music Director
Sweetheart of the Fleet (1942) as Music Director
Blondie for Victory (1942) as Music Director
Blondie organizes Housewives of America to perform homefront wartime duties, including guarding the local dam. Dagwood and the other husbands don't care to be left home doing the cooking and taking care of the kids, so Dagwood pretends to join the Army. Blondie disbands the organization and comes home.
Stand by All Networks (1942) as Music Director
A radio reporter sets out to track down and expose Nazi agents.
Sabotage Squad (1942) as Music Director
Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942) as Music Director
When he's framed for robbery, a reformed thief takes off to find the real culprit.
Not a Ladies' Man (1942) as Music Director
Canal Zone (1942) as Music Director
My Sister Eileen (1942) as Music Director
Two sisters - one smart, one pretty - move to New York to build careers.
A Night to Remember (1942) as Music Director
A mystery writer and his wife stumble on a murder in their new apartment.
Smith of Minnesota (1942) as Music Director
The Boogie Man Will Get You (1942) as Music Director
A young divorcee tries to convert a house into a hotel despite its oddball inhabitants.
Confessions of Boston Blackie (1942) as Music Director
A reformed thief cracks a ring of art thieves to clear himself of murder charges.
Blondie's Blessed Event (1942) as Music Director
Junior Army (1942) as Music Director
An English refugee and a street thug go to military school together.
Hello Annapolis (1942) as Music Director
Daring Young Man (1942) as Music Director
Shut My Big Mouth (1942) as Music Director
(Com ''42,BW). Joe E. Brown, Adele Mara, Victor Jory, Fritz Feld, Don Beddoe, Pedro de Cordoba, Lloyd Bridges, Forrest Tucker, Chief Thunder-Cloud. A meek easterner (Joe E. Brown) unwittingly becomes sheriff of a western town and resorts to dressing in drag in order to foil the plans of the villainous Victor Jory. One of Joe E. Brown''s most popular comedies.
Meet the Stewarts (1942) as Music Director
A socialite struggles to live on her blue-collar husband''''s salary.
The Talk of the Town (1942) as Music Director
An escaped political prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.
The Lady Is Willing (1942) as Music Director
A Broadway star has to find a husband so she can adopt an abandoned child.
They All Kissed the Bride (1942) as Music Director
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942) as Music Director
A downed pilot enlists a Dutch girl to help him elude the Nazis.
Flight Lieutenant (1942) as Music Director
A disgraced pilot sets out to regain his son''''s respect.
Commandos Strike At Dawn (1942) as Music Director
A Norwegian refugee leads the British in an attack against his country's Nazi invaders.
The Adventures of Martin Eden (1942) as Music Director
The Man Who Returned to Life (1942) as Music Director
David Jamieson (John Howard), a Northerner, is forced to flee from a Maryland town where he is suspected of murdering the girl who attempted to force him to marry her on the eve of his wedding to another girl. He flees and assumes a new identity but returns to save the life of the man accused of killing him.
Alias Boston Blackie (1942) as Music Director
A reformed thief tracks down an escaped convict so he can prove the man is innocent.
Parachute Nurse (1942) as Music Director
Hospital nurses Glenda White (Marguerite Chapman) and Dottie Morrison (Kay Harris) join the newly-formed corps of parachute nurses to be dropped at sites where ordinary medical aide is inaccessible. They discover they have let themselves in for a life of rigorous training governed by strict military rules, with the only bright spots being their instructors, Lieutenant Jim Woods (William Wright) and Sergeant Peters (Frank Sully.) After weeks of arduous training, one of the earlier-entered classes is ready for practice jumps.Tragedy strikes when Gretchen Ernst (Evelyn Wahl), an American-born nurse who has been ostracized because she has a brother in the German army, commits suicide by failing to pull her rip cord during her jump. When it is time for Glenda's class to make their jumps, Glenda remembers Gretchen and cannot summon enough courage to make the leap. Jim and Peters are determined to force her to complete the course.
Counter-Espionage (1942) as Music Director
A reformed criminal hunts Nazi spies in London during the Blitz.
A Man's World (1942) as Music Director
Blondie Goes to College (1942) as Music Director
Dagwood decides to go to college. Blondie goes along with him, keeping their marriage a secret. They send Baby Dumpling off to military school where he becomes top sergeant. Blondie is hounded by the campus stud and Dagwood makes the rowing team. It is revealed that a new child is on the way.
Lucky Legs (1942) as Music Director
Atlantic Convoy (1942) as Music Director
I Was a Prisoner on Devil's Island (1941) as Music Director
Adam Had Four Sons (1941) as Music Supervisor
A governess becomes the center of a wealthy family after her employer's wife dies.
Secrets of the Lone Wolf (1941) as Music Director
Penny Serenade (1941) as Music Director
A woman on the verge of divorce recalls her heartbreaking attempts to adopt a child.
Tillie the Toiler (1941) as Music Director
Harmon of Michigan (1941) as Music Director
Tom Harmon (ol' # 98 for the Michigan Wolverines, husband of actress Elyse Knox and father of Mark Harmon and Kelly Harmon)took a back seat to no one on the football field (except the Minnesota Gophers) or, later, in the broadcast booth, but, on film, he managed to find himself in two of the all-time bad sports movies..."The Spirit of West Point" and "Harmon of Michigan." The latter, if it had been a true-life biography of Tom Harmon, might have made a passable film but after a short prologue, narrated by sports writer Bill Henry who is not the same as actor William Henry, that semi-recaps Harmon's football-playing days at the University of Michigan, it quickly develops into a mess that indicates the director and writers used the technical adviser, Coach Jeff Cravath, only to put plays on the blackboard. Once Harmon,(supposedly playing himself but the character he plays here has more character flaws than the law allows), graduates from Michigan, he marries his college sweetheart Peggy Adams (Anita Louise), turns up his nose at the prospect of playing professional football---a poor-paying and not-that-well respected job in 1941---and starts a vagabond tour of coaching tank-water colleges. Authenicity went out the window when the narration ended, as did any kind of time tracking, as everything that follows seems to happen in a single football season. Tom takes an assistant coach job at a cow-pasture college under Jimmy Wayburn (William Hall) and lasts one day before Wayburn fires him. Then he signs to play for a College All-Star team doing exhibition games against pro teams, but his team-mates, hacked because Tom gets star billing, lay down on him and he gets smacked down hard on every play. One of the leaders willing to let Harmon get slaughtered is old Michigan teammate Forrest Evashevski (playing himself), a life-long friend in real life and Godfather to Mark Harmon and a long-time respected coach at the University of Iowa. Harmon wins the game by himself, but decides this isn't his cup of tea. He hangs around the house a few weeks, then gets a job as an assistant under old-time coach Pop Branch at a college that has three buidings on campus and a football stadium seating 100,000 fans. He helps Pop win a few games (still ticking along in what appears to be the same fall football season), but the alumni at Webster College are tired of losing, fire their coach and hire Harmon away from Pop. Harmon takes over the Webster team in mid-season and becomes the all-time example of a hard-ass coach willing to win at any cost, including installing a screen-pass play that depends on an illegal blcoking scheme---the Flying Wedge---to make it work. His Webster team begins to thump their opponents by large scores, usually leaving the other team battered and bloodied by the use of the illegal blocking scheme. They win four or five games which, based on the writers time scheme, would have them playing 20 games a season in what was then a nine-and-ten game season. Plus, the press and other coaches around and about, are up in arms about Harmon's tatics, but the jerks refereeing the games evidently haven't read the rule book nor the newspapers and throw no penalty flags against his team. Well, one referee does once, but he never officiated nor had lunch in that town again. It, by any reasonable calendar must now be July of the next year in a season that should have ended in December, and hard-case Harmon's team is going up against Pop's team (where Harmon coached earlier in this never-ending season) and Pop drops by and tells Tom he ain't all that fond of Tom's coaching methods, but Tom poo-pahs him off, and then sends his team out and they gleefully dismantle Pop's fair-playing team by 109-0. But Webster's quarterback Freddie Davis (Stanley Brown) suffers a concussion running a play Harmon calls just to run up the score even higher---Harmon evidently didn't read the script because nobody using their own name would want this character perceived
Her First Beau (1941) as Music Director
The Officer and the Lady (1941) as Music Director
Richest Man in Town (1941) as Music Director
The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance (1941) as Music Director
A reformed jewel thief fights to clear his name when he's framed for murder.
The Devil Commands (1941) as Music Director
A scientist kills innocent victims in his efforts to communicate with his late wife.
Sing for Your Supper (1941) as Music Director
This Thing Called Love (1941) as Music Director
A new bride insists on postponing the wedding night until she and her husband are sure it''''s forever.
Blondie Goes Latin (1941) as Music Director
Three Girls About Town (1941) as Music Director
Sisters working at a hotel try to hide a dead body before the next convention arrives.
Blondie in Society (1941) as Music Director
Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display.
Go West, Young Lady (1941) as Music Director
A sheriff''''s girlfriend tries to unearth the identity of a masked bandit chief.
Our Wife (1941) as Music Director
A musician's ex-wife wants him back after he finds love and success.
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) as Music Director
A prizefighter who died before his time is reincarnated as a tycoon with a murderous wife.
You Belong to Me (1941) as Music Director
A playboy marries a woman doctor then grows jealous of her male patients.
Bedtime Story (1941) as Music Director
A stage star''''s dreams of retirement conflict with her playwright husband''''s need for a hit -- with her starring.
Ladies in Retirement (1941) as Music Director
A housekeeper tries to manage her actress employer and her own emotionally disturbed sisters.
Adventure in Washington (1941) as Music Director
Sweetheart of the Campus (1941) as Music Director
A college dean tries to keep a nightclub from opening too close to his campus.
Texas (1941) as Music Director
Friendly cowhands end up on opposite sides of the law.
They Dare Not Love (1941) as Music Director
The Blonde from Singapore (1941) as Music Director
She Knew All the Answers (1941) as Music Director
Two Latins from Manhattan (1941) as Music Director
Time Out for Rhythm (1941) as Music Director
The producers of a musical each hire different women to star.
Two in a Taxi (1941) as Music Director
The Stork Pays Off (1941) as Music Director
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.
You'll Never Get Rich (1941) as Music Director
A Broadway dancing team splits up when the male dancer is drafted.
The Face Behind the Mask (1941) as Music Director
When a fire leaves him hideously scarred, an immigrant turns to crime.
Harvard, Here I Come (1941) as Music Director
Too Many Husbands (1940) as Music Director
When her long lost husband returns after her re-marriage, a woman decides to try life with two mates.
Music in My Heart (1940) as Music Director
A chorus girl engaged to a millionaire falls for the star of her latest musical.
The Lady in Question (1940) as Music Director
When a jury member takes in the defendant he couldn't convict, she has a bad influence on his son.
Blondie on a Budget (1940) as Music Director
Dagwood gets Blondie a fur coat after his old girlfriend comes to town.
He Stayed for Breakfast (1940) as Music Director
Escape to Glory (1940) as Music Director
Amid rumors of war in Europe, a group of Americans rush homeward aboard a British freighter.
Before I Hang (1940) as Music Director
A mad scientist experiments with a serum tainted with a psychopath''''s blood.
Arizona (1940) as Music Director
A tough pioneer woman needs a young man's help in fighting land grabbers and finding love.
Blondie Plays Cupid (1940) as Music Director
The Bumsteads decide to spend a safe and sane 4th of July at Aunt Hannah's ranch. After missing their station, they hitch a ride with a young couple who are getting ready to elope. The young man, Charlie, sprains his ankle, so Dagwood is enlisted to carry the girl off for him. Dagwood climbs into her father's window by mistake, and just as the old man is about to explode with rage, Baby Dumpling explodes a firecracker which turns out to be a stick of dynamite. As the action reaches its peak, a gusher of oil suddenly springs up in the yard.
Angels over Broadway (1940) as Music Director
A playwright persuades a con artist to help an embezzler go straight.
Island of Doomed Men (1940) as Music Director
A government agent infiltrates a prison island to build a case against its corrupt, sadistic warden.
Convicted Woman (1940) as Music Director
An innocent woman sent to prison becomes the focus of a prison-reform movement.
The Doctor Takes A Wife (1940) as Music Director
A man-hating author and a woman-hating doctor have to pretend they're married.
The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date (1940) as Music Director
A reformed thief tracks down a missing stamp collection and a kidnapped businessman.
I Married Adventure (1940) as Music Director
Girls of the Road (1940) as Music Director
The governor''''s daughter tries to win fair treatment for female vagrants by joining them on the road.
The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady (1940) as Music Director
A reformed jewel thief tries to clear a society beauty of murder charges.
Girls Under 21 (1940) as Music Director
Blondie Has Servant Trouble (1940) as Music Director
Mr. Dithers puts Blondie and Dagwood in a mansion to show buyers it's not haunted.
His Girl Friday (1940) as Music Director
An unscrupulous editor plots to keep his star reporter-and ex-wife-from re-marrying.
So You Won't Talk (1940) as Music Director
The Lone Wolf Strikes (1940) as Music Director
A reformed jewel thief helps an heiress retrieve a stolen necklace.
Out West with the Peppers (1940) as Music Director
A working class family moves West in search of better fortune.
Phantom Submarine (1940) as Music Director
Five Little Peppers at Home (1940) as Music Director
Five siblings enlist a crusty old businessman to help save their mother from bankruptcy.
Men Without Souls (1940) as Music Director
Blind Alley (1939) as Music Director
When a gangster takes him hostage, a psychiatrist psychoanalyzes the criminal.
Homicide Bureau (1939) as Music Director
A homicide detective clashes with a beautiful citizens'''' rights advocate while investigating war profiteers.
Romance of the Redwoods (1939) as Music Director
First Offenders (1939) as Music Director
My Son Is a Criminal (1939) as Music Director
The Man They Could Not Hang (1939) as Music Director
A mad scientist uses an artificial heart pump he invented to seek revenge after he is executed.
Missing Daughters (1939) as Music
Outpost of the Mounties (1939) as Music Director
Wade Beaumont (Dick Curtis), R. A. Kirby (Kenneth MacDonald) and Burke (Edmund Cobb), of the Caribou Trading Company, have reduced the miners and trappers almost to the point of slavery by charging them exorbitant prices for provisions. Beaumont threatens to quit and the other two are thrown in a panic, but a fistfight between Beaumont and Larry Daniels (Stanley Brown)gives Burke an idea. He stabs Beaumont with Larry's knife and RCMP Sergeant Neal Crawford (Charles Starrett)arrests Larry for murder. Neal's romantic interest in Larry's sister, Norma (Iris Meredith), makes this task difficult. Not happy at the evidence brought out in the trial, Neal takes a leave of absence and begins his own investigation. He ties up the gold at the trading company until a successor to Beaumont is appointed, and thus keeps Burke and Kirby from absconding with the gold. Norma and Neal see the crooks burn the evidence that will free Larry. Burke, Kirby and Jacques LaRue (Albert Morin) clean out the vault and ride away, but are pursued by Neal and the Mounties.
The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939) as Music Director
The mayor's secretary competes with her homicide detective fiancé's devotion to his job.
A Woman Is the Judge (1939) as Music Director
The Man from Sundown (1939) as Music Director
Parents on Trial (1939) as Music Director
The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt (1939) as Music Director
A spy forces a reformed jewel thief to crack the safe where plans for an anti-aircraft gun are stored.
Let Us Live (1939) as Music Director
Two wrongly convicted men are sentenced to death.
Scandal Sheet (1939) as Music Director
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Music Director
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
Golden Boy (1939) as Music Director
A crooked promoter lures a young violinist to give up music for boxing.
Those High Grey Walls (1939) as Music Director
The Lady and the Mob (1939) as Music Director
A woman sets out to break a criminal gang controlling the dry cleaning business.
Blondie Meets the Boss (1939) as Music Director
Blondie fills in for Dagwood at the office, so he can go on a fishing trip.
Blondie Brings Up Baby (1939) as Music Director
Blondie and Dagwood Bumstead lose Baby Dumpling as well as Daisy the dog.
Cafe Hostess (1939) as Music Director
Jo (Ann Dvorak), a "percentage girl" at the notorious Club 46, is in despair. She can see no way out of the dreary and sordid routine of entertaining customers - called drinking and dancing in 1940 - and, at a signal from piano player Eddie Morgan (Douglas Fowley), rolling them for their money. Eddie, besides being brutal to her and spending all her money, is also carrying on an affair with another girl. Jo's only friend is Annie (Wynne Gibson), a former actress but now a drink-sodden derelict. Annie keeps to herself the knowledge that it was Eddie who threw the knife that killed a petty racketeer who was too attentive to Jo. Sailor Dan Walters (Preston Foster) and two of his pals arrive from a cruise and his good nature delights Joe, but at a wink from Eddie, Jo attempts to steal his money. Dan swallows his disillusionment and returns to the cafe, and he and Jo enjoy a day-long picnic together. She accepts his marriage proposal and go to an up-state town where he has a job waiting. Eddie does not accept this turn events any too well, and sets a trap for Dan when he comes after Jo. When he arrives, in an attempt to save his life, Jo denounces and ridicules him and he leaves angrily. He is net by Annie, who tells him of the set-up. Gathering his pals, Dan returns to the cafe and starts a brawl.
Outside These Walls (1939) as Music Director
Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939) as Music Director
Blondie, Dagwood, Baby Dumpling and Daisy help an elderly couple save their mountain resort.
The Thundering West (1939) as Music Director
Only Angels Have Wings (1939) as Music Director
A team of flyers risks their lives to deliver the mail in a mountainous South American country.
Coast Guard (1939) as Music Director
A Coast Guard lieutenant and a reckless flyer vie for the same woman.
Good Girls Go to Paris (1939) as Music Director
An English professor helps a waitress take a dream vacation in Paris.
North of the Yukon (1939) as Music Director
Fur trader Jules Moreaux is killed by raiders terrorizing the section patrolled by Canadian Mounties Sergeant Jim Cameron (Charles Starrett) and his brother, Constable Bob Cameron (Bob Nolan), who find Jean Duncan (Dorothy Comingore as Linda Winters) hiding in a backroom of the trading post. She says she is not sure she can identify the gang leader as Pierre Ledoux (Paul Sutton) whom the Mounties suspect. Ledoux reaches Moosehead ahead of the Mounties and reports to Mart Duncan (Robert Fiske), Jean's uncle and secret leader of the fur raiders. LeDoux is ordered to backtrack and try to kill Jean in the event she recognized him, but misses. At the suggestion of RCMP Inspector Wylie (Vernon Steele), Jean goes to work for her uncle, sees Ledoux, but Jim is forced to release him for lack of evidence. Jim is suspended from the Mounties and his actions become suspicious to both the raiders and the Mounties, he attempts to loot Moreaux's cabin and is attacked by LeDoux, there for the same purpose. Jim hides the raider when his brother shows up. Duncan, about to flee town with the raider's money, is stopped by Ledoux, now friendly to Jim. The Mounties arrest Jim for apparently trying to rob Duncan, and he is drummed out of the service and jailed. Ledoux helps him break jail and takes him to the gang's hideout where Jean is a captive.
Beware, Spooks! (1939) as Music Director
Joe E. Brown, Mary Carlisle, Clarence Kolb, Marc Lawrence, Don Beddoe. Inept bunglerJoe E. Brown saves the day when he traps some wanted criminals in the Coney Island funhouse.
Texas Stampede (1939) as Music Director
Western Caravans (1939) as Music Director
A caravan of settlers is arriving and the ranchers intend to keep them out. It looks like a range war but Sheriff Jim gets the ranchers to accept the settlers. Kohler re-ignites the feud by making settler Winters appear to be a rustler and then by killing Winter's son. Once more the two sides appear headed for a war and Jim is caught in the middle.
North of Shanghai (1939) as Music Director
Behind Prison Gates (1939) as Music Director
There's That Woman Again (1938) as Music Director
You Can't Take It with You (1938) as Music Director
A girl from a family of freethinkers falls for the son of a conservative banker.
Adventure in Sahara (1938) as Music Director
Agadez is a lonely French outpost baking under the desert sun and commanded by the cruel and oppressive Captain Savatt (C. Henry Gordon.) To it comes, at his own request, Legionnaire Jim Wilson (Paul Kelly) soon followed by his fiancee, Carla Preston (Lorna Gray), who has been tracing him from post to post. Legionnaires seize the fort and turn Savitt loose in the Arab-haunted desert with only a fraction of the water and food needed to get back to civilization. But Savitt gets through and returns to the fort at the head of an avenging troop of men. But Arabs surround Savitt and his men, and the mutineers, knowing that to leave the fort and aid them means their own death...
Smashing the Spy Ring (1938) as Music Director
West of Cheyenne (1938) as Music Director
The Lone Wolf in Paris (1938) as Music Director
The Lady Objects (1938) as Music Director
Squadron of Honor (1938) as Music Director
The Little Adventuress (1938) as Music Director
Little Miss Roughneck (1938) as Music Director
A talented 10-year-old singing prodigy, Foxine LaRue (Edith Fellows), who is only slightly less artificial and theatrical than her name, is pushed into vaudeville by her stage-mother mama, Gert LaRue (Margaret Irving), who is even more artificial and theatrical than her name. Foxine's pretty and older sister, Mary LaRue (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells) makes sacrifices to support the trio. Al Partridge (Scott Kolk as Scott Colton), a hollywood agent becomes interested in Mary and takes the family trio to Hollywood in the hopes of Foxine getting into the movies. After several incidents by the rowdy Foxine on the train, and later at International Studios, Foxine is further from being in the movies than she was in New York. Gert decides that a "hoax" kidnapping is just the ticket to get Foxine the publicity to land a studio contract. That night Foxine dresses as a boy, disarranges her room, leaves a "ransom note" and hops a freight train. The police arrive the next morning and hear Mary accuse Al and Gert of staging the kidnapping, and they are arrested. Foxine leaves the train several hundred miles away and takes shelter with the good-natured Pascual Orozco (Leo Carrillo) and his family. The arrested pair are released when the police receive another ransom note (sent by Foxine.)
Call of the Rockies (1938) as Music Director
Holiday (1938) as Music Director
An unhappy heiress falls in love with her stodgy sister's freethinking fiance.
West of the Santa Fe (1938) as Music Director
There's Always a Woman (1938) as Music Director
While working on a simple case, married private eyes uncover a murder.
Girls' School (1938) as Music Director
A student accused of tattling fights to regain her classmates' trust.
City Streets (1938) as Music Director
I Am the Law (1938) as Music Director
A law professor signs on as special prosecutor to take on the mob.
Women in Prison (1938) as Music Director
Penitentiary (1938) as Music Director
Juvenile Court (1938) as Music Director
When he can''''t save his client from the chair, a public defender helps the man''''s sister clean up the slums.
Law of the Plains (1938) as Music Director
The Colorado Trail (1938) as Music Director
South of Arizona (1938) as Music Director
No Time to Marry (1938) as Music Director
Who Killed Gail Preston? (1938) as Music Director
A temperamental singer''''s murder leaves a nightclub full of suspects.
Cattle Raiders (1938) as Music Director
Start Cheering (1938) as Music Director
Fed up with Hollywood, a movie star enrolls in a small-town college.
Blondie (1938) as Music Director
On the eve of their fifth wedding anniversary, Blondie and Dagwood Bumstead are in financial trouble.
A Fight to the Finish (1937) as Music Director
Hollywood Round-Up (1937) as Music Supervisor
An unemployed stunt man unwittingly signs on with crooks posing as filmmakers to rob banks.
Racketeers in Exile (1937) as Music Director
Headin' East (1937) as Music Director
The Devil Is Driving (1937) as Music Director
Criminals of the Air (1937) as Music Director
Undercover agent Mark Owens (Charles Quigley) is sent to aid the Border Patrol in the trans-border town of Hernandez in breaking up a well-organized band of smugglers. Since the town is also noted for a place for obtaining quick marriages on the Mexico side, Mark obtains the job of pilot on "The Honeymoon Express." He does not realize that he has been recognized as a G-Man by "Hot Cake" Joe (Herbert Heywood), operator of a sandwich stand and an informant for the smugglers. Reporter Nancy Rawlings (Rosalind Keith), assigned to the airport on the American side of the border, sees Mike running the matrimonial express in his flamboyant uniform, and thinks he is ridiculous enough to make a good story. Her suspicions are aroused when he refuses to be photographed. She is further convinced he is a smuggler when she sees him accepting money from Kurt Feldon (Russell Hicks), suspected head of the smugglers. Feldon has accepted Mike as a genuine pilot for wedding parties and is paying him to steer customers to his cafe. Learning the truth from Joe, Feldon orders his henchman/flyer Blast Reardon (Marc Lawrence)to get rid of Mike. Blast, with a gang moll as his accomplice, charters Mike to fly them across the border to get married. A waitress at the airport, who Nancy has bribed to watch Mike's activities, tips her off about the flight and Nancy hides in the plane. Once in the air, Blast forces Mike to land at the smuggler's hideout, where he is imprisoned.
The Awful Truth (1937) as Music Director
A divorced couple keeps getting mixed up in each other's love lives.
I Promise to Pay (1937) as Music Director
A man goes to a loan shark to finance his family''''s vacation.
It Can't Last Forever (1937) as Music Director
All-American Sweetheart (1937) as Music Director
It Happened in Hollywood (1937) as Music Director
A silent Western star has trouble adjusting to the coming of sound.
Let's Get Married (1937) as Music Director
The Devil's Playground (1937) as Music Director
Venus Makes Trouble (1937) as Music Director
She Married an Artist (1937) as Music Director
Paid to Dance (1937) as Music Director
Government undercover agents William Dennis (Don Terry) and Joan Barclay (Jacqueline Wells) are working to solve the disappearances of girls working as "taxi-dancers" from dance halls operated by Jack Miranda (Arthur Loft) and his henchman Nifty (Paul Fix). Dennis sets himself up as a theatrical booking agent, and shows his power by the opening and closing of Miranda's Paradise Club at will.
Dodge City Trail (1937) as Music Director
Let's start with some house cleaning first. Columbia produced a series of Charles Starrett westerns that they called "Peter B. Kyne productions" but, other than allowing the use of his name, writer Peter B. Kyne was not the producer on any of the films in this series, and didn't even write the few he is credited with by some sources. Since the source for this error is one of those often-used and often-wrong sources that many researchers use, and said source is one of those that never bother correcting the multitude of errors in their catalogs, the chances of some uninformed source adding Peter B. Kyne back to this film as the Producer is highly likely. This Harold Shumate story finds Texas ranch-foreman Steve Braddock (Charles Starrett) in charge of driving a large herd of cattle overland from Texas to Dodge City, Kansas. Slim Grayson (Donald Grayson), the eastern-educated son of the ranch owner, is along to sing songs around the campfire. The trail drive part only lasts until the herd reaches Plainview, where Steve, Slim and the cowhands rescue Marian Phillips (Marion Weldon) after she has been kidnapped off a stage by a gang led by Dawson (Alan Bridge). She tells Steve her father is a local rancher named Phillips, who she has not seen since she was a young girl, but Steve knows no rancher by that name but from her description, he feels sure that Plainview gambling-hall owner Kenyon Jackson (Russell Hicks) is her father. Of course he is and he, of course, is also the secret head of the Dawson gang, and Steve's tasks are to keep Marian from learning the truth about her father, cleaning up the gang and persuading the father to reform. By the way, Peter B. Kyne did not produce this film.
I'll Take Romance (1937) as Music Director
An opera manager tries to woo a soprano back to his company.
The Shadow (1937) as Music Director
Mary Gillespie is restoring the Col. Gillespie Circus to its former splendor after her father's death. With the help of her publicist boyfriend Jim, the sell-out crowds are returning to the big top. Egotistical equestrian star Senor Martinet, however, holds $60,000 of notes signed by the Colonel and due in 24 hours. When a mysterious shadowy figure is seen on the circus lot, and Martinet is murdered in the center ring during his performance, there are suspects aplenty, including Vindecco, Martinet's badly abused hunchback assistant. When Vindecco is murdered after confiding clues to Mary, Jim turns her over to the local sheriff, and continues the investigation to unmask the shaodw on his own.
Women of Glamour (1937) as Music Director
A girl with a reputation falls for a wealthy playboy.
Life Begins with Love (1937) as Music Director
Murder in Greenwich Village (1937) as Music Director
An heiress enlists a photographer to help clear her name of a murder charge.
Counsel for Crime (1937) as Music Director
Law school graduate Paul Maddox (Douglass Montgomery), adopted son of Senator Robert Maddox (Thurston Hall), accepts an offer to join the law firm of William "Bill" Mellon (Otto Kruger), brilliant but unscrupulous criminal attorney. Mrs. Maddox (Nana Bryant) is actually Paul's real mother, although neither the Senator nor Paul know it, and Bill Mellon is his father. Yes, it is one of "those" plots. Paul is at first critical of Mellon's sharp practices, but he relents when Ann McItyre (Jacqueline Wells, long before she ever thought about being Julie Bishop) convinces him it's all within the law, a fact most law school graduates would have learned in law school. Gambler Georgie Evans (Stanley Fields) comes to Mellon and tells him he has just killed Harrison, another underworld character, and insists it was in self defense. Mellon coaches Evans in how to tell his story to the police, then sends him to police headquarters to give himself up, and then assigns Paul to follow up on the case. While Evans and Paul are on separate routes to the police station, Evans stops by Harrison's and kills him under circumstances corresponding with Mellon's fool-proof alibi version already supplied before the act. Truly a good example of why it is best to consult an attorney before committing a rash act. Mellon learns of this post-dated action but, for a large sum of money from Evans, agrees to have his firm represent him and assigns Paul the task. Paul, of course, wins Evans an acquital. Paul later learns that the killing was committed after Evans had retained Mellon and quits the firm. Paul's moral snit does not extend past the point of allowing his adopted-father's influence getting him appointed Assistant District Attorney. Paul begins a probe against malpractice in the law profession, and Mellon hires Mitchell (Marc Lawrence) to dig up scandal on state officials sponsoring the probe. Mitchell does this even better than Mellon anticipated, especially when he comes back with the truth about Paul actually being Mrs. Maddox' own son. When Mitchell refuses to give up the papers with the proof, he and Mellon struggle and Mitchell dies from a shot from his own gun. Mellon is charged with murder and Paul is the prosecutor. Will Paul send his real Pa to jail for life?
It's All Yours (1937) as Music Director
A Dangerous Adventure (1937) as Music Director
The Game That Kills (1937) as Music Director
Tom Ferguson (Ward Bond), star left wing of the Indians hockey team, is killed during a game in an "accident" with Dick Adams (Paul Fix) and Bill Drake (Max Hoffman, Jr.), two of his own teammates. His brother, Alec Ferguson (Charles Quigley), is not convinced it was and accident, and goes to New York to uncover the truth. Posing as a fellow townsman named Steve Moreau (Clyde Dilson) who is unable to accept an offer to play with the Indians because of an injury, Alec wins a place with the team. He learns that the team, a member of a nation-wide professional league, has been throwing games on the orders of a gambling ring. He meets Betty Holland (Rita Hayworth) the pretty daughter of team coach Joe Holland (J. Farrell MacDonald) and falls in love with her. He plays along with Adams and Drake and learns that the owner, Rudy Maxwell (Arthur Loft), is the head of the gambling ring and has Coach Holland under control because of bad checks written to pay off gambling losses. Reporter Sam Erskine (John Gallaudet) suspecting that the games are being thrown and talks Betty into accepting a job on the Chronicle to find out what she can to protect her father's name. Maxwell discovers Alec's true identity and orders Betty kidnapped, thus ensuring that Alec's play will lead to an Indians' defeat in an important game.
End of the Trail (1936) as Music Director
In the battle of San Juan Hill, Rough Rider Dale Brittenham (Jack Holt) saves the life, at the expense of losing the sight of one eye, of Bob Hildreth (Guinn Williams.) Invalided to a hospital they meet nurse Belle Pearson (Louise Henry) and a love-feud begins between Dale and Bob over Belle. At the end of the war Dale and Bob return to Halsey, a small mid-western cattle town,where Belle comes as a school teacher, bringing her brother Larry (John McGuire.) Cattle thieves have run ranchers out of business and Bill Mason (Douglass Dumbrille) seems to be the only prosperous citizen.Bob gets his pre-war job back and is made Chief Deputy for Sheriff Anderson (Frank Shannon.) Dale can't get work and leaves town. Broke and hungry he shows up at the Square Deal Saloon in Fremont Pass,where Mason offers him a job herding wild horses out of the territory. Dale soon learns that Mason is the head of the rustlers and starts re-stealing the cattle from Mason's rustlers. Mason can't report them to the sheriff since they weren't his to begin with. Dale's recycling program makes him enough money to open a club called "Little Cuba." Larry is working as an undercover deputy, and Dale warns him that Mason and his men are on to him,and he needs to stay out of the South Valley. Mason's men kidnap Larry and Dale rescues him but kills one of Mason's men. Bob sees the killing, but rather than arrest his old friend Dale, decides to resign. Dale arranges to send Larry to California, decides to go straight and Belle accepts his marriage proposal.While they are preparing to close "Little Cuba", a truck rolls by and dumps Larry's dead body. Dales knows Mason did it and, despite Bob's efforts to persuade him to let the law take care of it,kills Mason. This time, Bob cannot forsake his sworn duty and arrests Dale, who is convicted and sentenced to death. As he is led away, he waves proudly to the weeping Belle and Bob.
More Than a Secretary (1936) as Music Director
A secretary gets the glamour treatment to win her boss'' heart.
They Met in a Taxi (1936) as Music Director
Craig's Wife (1936) as Music Director
A woman puts her beautiful house ahead of her family.
Adventure in Manhattan (1936) as Music Director
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
Theodora Goes Wild (1936) as Music Director
A woman's two lives as small-town innocent and author of torrid romances collide.

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