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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Sealed Cargo (1951) as
A fisherman tangles with Nazi smugglers off the Canadian coast.
2.
The Stratton Story (1949) as Man in theater
True story of Monty Stratton, the baseball star who fought to continue his career after losing a leg.
3.
Act of Violence (1949) as Bystander at accident
An embittered veteran tracks down a POW camp informer.
4.
Good Sam (1948) as Usher
A family man helps out people in need and ends up broke in the process.
5.
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) as Street cleaner
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
6.
Captains of the Clouds (1942) as News vendor
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
7.
Tish (1942) as Man in boardinghouse
Three small-town spinsters adopt a baby.
8.
Fingers at the Window (1942) as Old man
A magician uses hypnosis to create an army of murderers.
9.
Woman of the Year (1942) as Telegrapher
Opposites distract when a sophisticated political columnist falls for a sportswriter.
10.
Unholy Partners (1941) as Old man
A gangster helps pay a tabloid editor's debts to gain control of the paper.
11.
Life Begins for Andy Hardy (1941) as Janitor
A small-town boy tries life in the big city before going to college.
12.
The Wagons Roll at Night (1941) as Townsman
A circus manager turns a young farm boy into a star lion tamer.
13.
A Dispatch from Reuters (1940) as Postman
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
14.
West of Abilene (1940) as Varner
15.
Alias the Deacon (1940) as Little meek man
16.
Granny Get Your Gun (1940) as Cass
An elderly woman turns sheriff to clear her granddaughter of murder charges.
17.
Edison, the Man (1940) as Lamplighter
Thomas Edison fights to turn his dreams into reality.
18.
Daughters Courageous (1939) as Ticket agent
A father returns to the family he left years earlier and tries to solve their problems.
19.
Calling Dr. Kildare (1939) as Man
A young doctor treats a gangster and falls for the man's kid sister.
20.
The Arizona Wildcat (1939) as
Mary Jane Patterson finds an old poster in the attic offering a reward for the capture of bandit "El Gato", whom she recognizes as Manuel Hernandez, her adopted father. He jokingly tells her that the members of his band, which robbed from the rich to give to the poor, ar now all respected citizens in their town of Mineville, Arizona. Donald Clark (William Henry), a stranger, recognizes the crooked town-Sheriff Richard Baldwin (Henry Wilcoxin) as the man he is hunting as the murdered of his father, but is outdrawn and shot by the sheriff. The wounded Clark escapes and makes his way to Manuel's house, where a group is entertaining schoolteacher Caroline Reid (Pauline Moore.) The sheriff and his men capture Clark, but Mary Jane mounts a horse and gallops away, and throws a rock through the windows of each member of El Gato's band with a message reading: "Be prepared---We Ride Again. El Gato." And also a note into the sheriff's office warning him that El Gato will ride again unless Clark is released inside of 24 hours. Manuel knows nothing of this the next day when he walks down the street and is puzzled by the mysterious winks of his friends and their whispered assurances that they are ready. But he leads his men against the sheriff, and soon finds himself under arrest and on trial charged with kidnapping the prisoner, stealing a gold shipment and killing the Wells Fargo agent.
21.
They Asked for It (1939) as Poolroom attendant
22.
Missing Evidence (1939) as Bookkeeper
23.
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939) as Circus attendant
A circus manager tries to break up his daughter''''s romance with a ventriloquist.
24.
Stand Up and Fight (1939) as Conductor
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
25.
There Goes My Heart (1938) as Sailor
An heiress takes a job as a department store clerk.
26.
Swing Your Lady (1938) as Telegraph operator
A wrestling promoter stranded in the South pits his star grappler against a lady blacksmith.
27.
City Streets (1938) as Peddler
28.
Little Tough Guys in Society (1938) as Truck driver
29.
The Missing Guest (1938) as Gatekeeper
30.
Young Fugitives (1938) as Gas station attendant
Old Joel Bentham (Harry Davenport) is awarded $50,000 as the last surviving Civil War veteran in his part of the country. His fellow townsmen in Cleardale are more than willing to help him spend it, but he remembers their neglectful years and decides to spend it as he sees fit. He offers a home to Meg (Dorothea Kent) who has been forced into a hobo life by economic stress and also takes in Ray Riggins (Robert Wilcox), wild young grandson of a war comrade. He promises to make Ray his heir, against the advice of his servant, Benjie Collins (Clem Bevans.) Ray plans, with the aid of some former criminal pals, to rob the old man but changes his mind and is fighting a losing battle against the crooks when a corps of American Legion men, coming to escort Joel to a train, mops up the robbers.
31.
Woman Against Woman (1938) as Toy Vendor
A divorcee decides she wants her husband back after he's re-married.
32.
A Girl with Ideas (1937) as Bookkeeper
33.
The Wildcatter (1937) as Taxi driver
34.
Breezing Home (1937) as
35.
Trouble at Midnight (1937) as Farmer
36.
Wells Fargo (1937) as Townsman
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
37.
Missing Witness (1937) as Deaf old man
38.
True Confession (1937) as Juror
A compulsive liar, married to a scrupulously honest lawyer, confesses to a murder she didn''''t commit to help further his career.
39.
Love Begins at Twenty (1936) as Gatekeeper at Lodge
A henpecked husband tries to help his daughter marry the man she loves and his wife loathes.
40.
Rose Bowl (1936) as Member of Rubber band
41.
The Golden Arrow (1936) as Gardner
A flighty heiress and a down-to-earth reporter get stuck in a marriage of convenience.
42.
The Golden Arrow (1936) as Gardner
A fake heiress marries a common reporter to thwart the advances of gold-digging playboys.
43.
Cain and Mabel (1936) as Stage door man
The publicity romance between a prizefighter and a showgirl turns into the real thing.
44.
Murder with Pictures (1936) as Trunk man
45.
Moonlight on the Prairie (1935) as Short cowboy
An unemployed rodeo star takes on cattle rustlers.
46.
Redheads on Parade (1935) as Sound man
47.
Servants' Entrance (1934) as Postman
48.
6 Day Bike Rider (1934) as Boy
A young failure tries to impress his girlfriend by entering a bicycle race.
49.
You're Telling Me! (1934) as Second lounger
A laughingstock, small-town inventor befriends a foreign princess.
50.
Alice in Wonderland (1933) as Plum Pudding
A trip through the looking glass and down a rabbit hole sends an English girl into a world of fantastic characters and strange potions.
51.
Hit the Deck (1930) as Clarence
52.
Night Ride (1930) as Ed
Just after newsman Rooker and Ruth Kearns are married he covers a double murder during a bank robbery. Cigarettes at the scene implicate gangster Tony Garotta. Garotta kidnaps Rooker and another reporter, intending to kill them.
53.
My Friend From India (1927) as Hindu Prince's valet
54.
Better Days (1927) as
55.
The Yankee Clipper (1927) as Alf
56.
Desert Dust (1927) as Shorty Benton
57.
Pals in Peril (1927) as Shorty Gilmore
58.
The Arizona Sweepstakes (1926) as Stuffy McGee
59.
Transcontinental Limited (1926) as Pudge
60.
The Sporting Lover (1926) as Jockey
61.

Cast (short)

62.
SUCKER LIST (1941)
This "Crime Does Not Pay" short depicts how the police put a horse race betting scam out of business.

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