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Shirley Patterson

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Cast (feature film)

It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958) as Ann Anderson
A blood-sucking monster stalks the crew of a U.S. spaceship.
The Land Unknown (1957) as Margaret Hathaway
On a naval expedition to Antarctica, three men and reporter Maggie Hathaway crash-land in a crater 1000 m below sea level. There, they encounter steamy tropical forest, dinosaurs, carnivorous plants, and human footprints, as Maggie's clothes become more and more abbreviated.
World Without End (1956) as Elaine
Astronauts returning from a voyage are caught in a time warp and are propelled into a post-Apocalyptic Earth populated by mutants.
The Bottom of the Bottle (1956) as
Patrick Martin (Joseph Cotten), known as P.M., is a wealthy attorney and rancher big-man-in-town in the border town of Nogales, Arizona. He returns home to find his brother Donald (Van Johnson)hiding in his garage. A former drunkard, Donald had been sent to the penitentiary five years previously for killing a man in a barroom brawl. It was in self-defense but P.M. hadn't defended his brother and he was convicted. Donald has escaped and wants his brother to help him across the Santa Cruz River into the Mexico-side Nogales, where his wife (Shirley Patterson as Shawn Smith)and children (Kim Charney and Sandy Deschler) are in dire straits. The straits get even dier when P.M. tells him the river is flooded and it will be days before anyone can cross. And P.M. is all a'twitter because his wife Nora (Ruth Roman), whom he married after Donald had gone to prison, doesn't know about his jail-bird brother. He introduces Donald to Nora and the rest of his Cadillac Cowboy and ranch society friends as an old friend, and is kept busy trying to make sure old Donald doesn't find anything harder that ginger ale to drink. Donald gets a telephone call telling him that his family has gone from dire straits to destitution and when P.M. won't get some money to them through his contacts in the Mexico side of Nogales, Donald knocks him down and grabs a couple of bottles of whiskey and dashes out of the house into the rain.
The Silver Chalice (1955) as Poppaea
A silversmith is charged with engraving the Holy Grail.
The Shrike (1955) as Celia Johns
A successful theatrical director is driven to failure by the machinations of his vengeful wife. Eventually, he lands in a mental hospital where both his wife and his new love, a young actress named Charlotte, are waiting to see him.
The French Line (1954) as Elsie
A Texas heiress masquerades as a model in hopes of finding true love.
The Long Wait (1954) as Carol [Shay]
Hitchhiker Johnny McBride is badly hurt and loses his memory when the car he is riding in crashes. Two years later, a clue leads him to his old home town, where he finds he is a murder suspect. Johnny tries to discover the truth about the murder, while pursued by gangsters and several seductive women.
Second Chance (1953) as Girl
A crooked boxer falls for a gangster's moll on the run in Mexico.
Black Hills (1947) as Janet Hadley
When Hadley finds gold on his land, Kirby kills him and then goes after Hadley's ranch. After Eddie Dean foils Kirby's robbery attempt, Kirby forces the assistant land agent Tuttle to sell the ranch to him. But Eddie learns of the forgery thru Tuttle's boss and goes after Kirby.
The Harvey Girls (1946) as Harvey girl
Straitlaced waitresses battle saloon girls to win the West for domesticity.
Tumbleweed Trail (1946) as Robin Ryan
Barton has his men knock off Bill Ryan so that Barton will end up with his ranch. He has a forged will that gives the ranch and everything on it to him, and not Bill's kid's. But Eddie and Soapy show up to help Robin retain the ranch for as long as she can. But Barton's lawyer, Small, seems to have all the cards and wants Robin out so that Barton can pay off his debts.
Driftin' River (1946) as Jenny "J. C." Morgan
Stars Over Texas (1946) as Terry Lawrence
When Eddie and his pals deliver cattle to the Lawrence ranch, they run into trouble with Ringo Evans and his gang. Ringo's men are rustling cattle and attempting to kill the foreman. Seeing the resemblance between the foreman and his pal Waco, Eddie has Waco impersonate the foreman. They then find proof that Evans is behimd the rustling but find themselves greatly outnumbered when the gang attacks.
Between Two Women (1945) as Nurse Thorsen
Dr. Gillespie''s young assistant finds himself pursued by two beautiful women.
Keep Your Powder Dry (1945) as WAC Brooks
Three girls overcome their differences when they join the WACS.
Marriage Is a Private Affair (1944) as Mary Saunders
A spoiled rich girl refuses to let marriage interfere with man-chasing.
The Vigilantes Ride (1944) as Jane Andrews
Utilizing a plot that Columbia had used twice before with Buck Jones and again with Charles Starrett, this version shifts the state of the Rangers from Texas to Arizona, where Ranger Rod Saunders (Stanley Brown) is killed by a band of outlaws and his brother Ranger Lucky Saunders (Russell Hayden)swears to avenge his death. The outlaws, led secretly by town businessman Anse Rankin (Tristram Coffin), have been terrorizing the town and the citizens. Rankin accuses the Rangers of being unable to cope with the situation and organizes a Vigilante Defense League, with himself as the head and with the intent of forcing the ranchers to pay tribute for protection against his own gang. Lucky, working with Captain Randall (Jack Rockwell), resigns in disgrace from the Rangers and pretends to go over to the side of the outlaws.
Riding West (1944) as Alice Morton
The Texas Kid (1943) as Nancy
Marshals Nevada and Sandy are after Scully and his gang who have been robbing stage-coaches. The Texas Kid is part of the gang and Sandy thinks he is bad but Nevada knows him and thinks he may be good.
Let's Have Fun (1943) as Girl
Redhead from Manhattan (1943) as Telephone operator
Dangerous Blondes (1943) as Bride
A mystery writer and his wife investigate the murder of a couturier''''s wife.
The More the Merrier (1943) as Girl
The World War II housing shortage brings three people together for an unlikely romance.
Destroyer (1943) as Bigbee's girl
The crew of a torpedoed ship fights to take out an enemy sub.
Good Luck, Mr. Yates (1943) as Secretary
A 4F military school teacher's lie about being accepted for active duty causes problems on the home front.
Batman (1943)
In his first screen appearance, the Caped Crusader of Gotham City (belying the lethargic facade of his alter ego Bruce Wayne) battles Dr. Daka, Japanese mastermind of a wartime espionage-sabotage group. Daka has a radium-powered death ray that pulverizes walls, a classic alligator pit to dispose of enemies, and can turn men into electronic zombies who do his bidding and transmit video signals to Daka's lab! Batman has no Batmobile, but there are bats in the Bat Cave...
My Kingdom for a Cook (1943) as Elevator girl
An English author must search for a new cook when he moves to rural Massachusetts.
Law of the Northwest (1943) as Michele Darcy
North of the Rockies (1942) as Lydia Rogers
Morgan and his gang are smuggling furs across the border. Both the Mounties on the Canadian side and Tex Martin on the American side are after them. When Morgan sets up Tex to be found with furs, Mountie Bill arrests him. But he lets him go hoping he will lead him to the gang and eventually the two join forces.
Parachute Nurse (1942) as Katherine Webb
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.
Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942) as Stewardess
When he's framed for robbery, a reformed thief takes off to find the real culprit.
Lucky Legs (1942) as Chambermaid
Laugh Your Blues Away (1942) as Mrs. Knox
Riders of the Northland (1942) as Sheila Taylor
They All Kissed the Bride (1942) as Receptionist
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
A Man's World (1942) as Nurse Bentley
The Spirit of Stanford (1942) as June Rogers
Riding Through Nevada (1942) as Gail Holloway

Cast (special)

Great Kandinsky, The (1995) as Mayoress
A retired illusionist's comeback, after apparently learning the secret of "The Incredible Underwater Torture" trick, could have fatal consequences.

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