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Monroe Owsley

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Cast (feature film)

The Hit Parade (1937) as Teddy [Leeds]
Agent Pete Garland is fired by society singer Monica Barrett after he got her a new radio contract, because she thinks her lawyer friend Teddy Leeds fits in better with her social status. To get even, Pete wants to make an unknown singer into a star. He finds Ruth Allison, drives her hard through rehearsals and makes her a star. But she is worried about her past, something she hasn't told Pete: She's an ex-convict and jumped bail in order to keep her partners in crime out of it. Further she's in love with Pete, but feels that he's still carrying a torch for Monica. When Monica's popularity is decreasing, Pete is able to get Ruth a stint on the program, the result is Monica is fired and Ruth get her job, but Monica takes revenge by revealing Ruth's past. Ruth considers it is best for her to disappear before being arrested, but she has become a star in public opinion. Will she get Pete or will she go to prison again ?
Private Number (1936) as [James] Coakley
Hideaway Girl (1936) as Count de Montaigne [also known as Jake]
Yellowstone (1936) as Marty Ryan [also known as Marty Jenkins]
Mister Cinderella (1936) as Aloysius [P.] Merriweather
A timid young man longs to enter high society.
Remember Last Night? (1935) as Billy Arliss
Long Island socialites set out to solve a murder committed during a wild house party they threw.
Goin' to Town (1935) as Fletcher Colton
When her fiancée Buck Gonzales is killed, dance hall queen Cleo Borden inherits his wealth. Included are oil wells supervised by British engineer Carrington, whom Cleo sets out to win by becoming a "lady." She races her horse in Buenos Aires, gains social position by loveless marriage to bankrupt Colton, and even sings in an opera. But when she meets Carrington again, he's become the Earl of Stratton...
Rumba (1935) as Hobart Fletcher
Little Man, What Now? (1934) as Kessler
Impoverished newlyweds travel from the country to Berlin to find success. At first, things look rosy, but when the Pinnebergs discover that the husband's stepmother--with whom they are now living--is a notorious madame, groom and pregnant bride must take to the road.
She Was a Lady (1934) as Jerry Couzins
Shock (1934) as Captain Bob Hayworth
Twin Husbands (1934) as Colton Drain
Behold My Wife! (1934) as Bob Prentice
After Michael Carter's fiancée commits suicide, Michael vows to seek revenge on his wealthy family, who sabotaged their marriage. He drives across the country angrily, and lands up at a saloon, where he is shot by an Indian, Pete. Pete's girlfriend, Tonita nurses Michael's wound and falls in love with him. Michael realizes this, proposes marriage to Tonita - a perfect revenge for his prejudice family. They marry and he takes her to New York, in full Indian dress hoping to embarrass the family. The press and society mock the Carters - to Michael's delight. Tonita's confused as to why Michael doesn't want to consummate their marriage. At a coming out party for Tonita, set up by Diana (Michael's sister), Tonita's a big hit. Michael becomes angry for his family has "won". Tonita realizes the true reason for their marriage, and finds comfort with Bob, Diana's lover. Diana catches Tonita and Bob together and kills Bob, but, Tonita takes the blame and is arrested, for this is the perfect revenge on Michael. Now, Michael realizes he loves Tonita....
Wild Gold (1934) as Walter Jordan
The Woman Who Dared (1933) as The newspaper reporter
Brief Moment (1933) as Sigrift
A nightclub singer tries to rehabilitate a wealthy playboy.
The Keyhole (1933) as Maurice [Le Brun]
A private eye specializing in divorce cases falls for the woman he's been hired to frame.
Ex-Lady (1933) as Nick [Malvyn]
A female artist is torn between her belief in free love and the constraints of romance.
Unashamed (1932) as [August Schmidt, also known as] Harry Swift
A society girl''''s brother goes on trial for killing her lover.
Hat Check Girl (1932) as Todd Reese
Sally Eilers is a hat-check girl in a nighclub surrounded by bootleggers, blackmailers and others before she falls in love with millionaire playboy Ben Lyon. Eilers is supported by her girlfriend Ginger Rogers.
Call Her Savage (1932) as Lawrence Crosby
A Texas gal storms her way through life, brawling and boozing until her luck runs out, forcing her to learn the errors of her ways.
This Modern Age (1931) as Tony
A child of divorce raises eyebrows when she goes to Paris to live with her estranged mother.
Free Love (1931) as Rush Bigelow
Ten Cents a Dance (1931) as Eddie Miller
A taxi dancer with a jealous husband finds herself falling for a wealthy client.
Indiscreet (1931) as Jim Woodward
Honor Among Lovers (1931) as Phillip Craig
Fredric March, a businessman, is in love with his secretary (Claudette Colbert) but she deserts him for another man; when she realizes her mistake, she goes back to March. Ginger Rogers is Colbert's girlfriend who is love with Charles Ruggles.
Holiday (1930) as Ned
The First Kiss (1928) as Other suitor

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