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Lee Prather

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Cast (feature film)

Close to My Heart (1951) as Farmer
A journalist's wife insists on adopting an abandoned child.
Riders of the Northland (1942) as Capt. Hill
The Talk of the Town (1942) as Sergeant at arms
An escaped political prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Court clerk
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
The Man Who Returned to Life (1942) as Warden
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 Guard
A reformed thief tracks down an escaped convict so he can prove the man is innocent.
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Heckler
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Dr. Broadway (1942) as Tom, relief policeman
Down Rio Grande Way (1942) as Van Norden
The Big Shot (1942) as Judge Judges
A mob leader escapes prison and flees with his love to a mountain hideaway, where he tries to atone for his sins.
This Gun for Hire (1942) as Gateman
A hired killer dodges police while tracking down the enemy agents who tried to frame him.
The Face Behind the Mask (1941) as Immigration officer
When a fire leaves him hideously scarred, an immigrant turns to crime.
Outlaws of the Panhandle (1941) as Elihu Potter
New York Town (1941) as Barker
King of Dodge City (1941) as Wilson
Wild Bill Hickok is sent to Abilene to take on Morgan King and his gang. When he breaks into King's bank to get proof of King's thievery, Sheriff Tex puts him in jail. His friend Cannonball, having lost Bill's letter of authority, now has to get him out.
Richest Man in Town (1941) as Game warden
Island of Doomed Men (1940) as Warden
A government agent infiltrates a prison island to build a case against its corrupt, sadistic warden.
Tear Gas Squad (1940) as Sergeant-at-Arms
A brave young policeman single-handedly takes on a vicious criminal gang.
Bullets for Rustlers (1940) as Tom Andrews
Texas Renegades (1940) as [Jim] Bates
Konga, the Wild Stallion (1939) as Allen
Texas Stampede (1939) as Jeff Cameron
Homicide Bureau (1939) as [R. E.] Jamison
A homicide detective clashes with a beautiful citizens'''' rights advocate while investigating war profiteers.
Romance of the Redwoods (1939) as Judge Hanley
Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939) as Police captain
A famous detective investigates industrial espionage at a plane factory.
Stronger Than Desire (1939) as Court clerk
A lawyer's wife keeps mum as her husband defends an innocent woman for the crime she committed.
They All Come Out (1939) as Parole officer
A young man sentenced to jail, attempts to reform himself and his fellow inmates.
Let Us Live (1939) as Cop
Two wrongly convicted men are sentenced to death.
West of the Santa Fe (1938) as Jackson
Flight to Fame (1938) as Officer
Women in Prison (1938) as District Attorney
Penitentiary (1938) as Sergeant
Rio Grande (1938) as Goulding
Barker is after the Andrews ranch and kills Bart Andrews. But Bart had sent for Cliff and Cliff now arrives and takes over the fight against Barker. To get the necessary hands to drive Andrews' herd to market, Cliff makes a deal with Barker saying hew will give him half the money collected. Both Cliff and Barker then make plans to double-cross the other when the cattle are sold.
The Buccaneer (1938) as Legislator
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Sergeant Murphy (1938) as Slaughterhouse superintendent
A lowly private becomes attached to a trained military horse.
Smashing the Spy Ring (1938) as Major Nichols
Conquest (1937) as Count Jeromanowski
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
Missing Witness (1937) as Second detective
The Devil Is Driving (1937) as Wagnall
Behind the Mike (1937) as
In this The "NEW" Universal presentation, high-tempered New York radio producer George Hayes (William Gargan) quarrels with Cyrus Wittles (William B. Davidson), sponsor of the Crunchie Munchie Hour, and loses his job. He hears that station WBAM in Valley Falls needs a new manager and heads there. Stumbling into the wrong station, WVOX, he meets Jane Arledge (Judith Barrett), program manager for local town-magnate, Harry Fox (Charles Brokaw.) She directs him to WBAM and he finds it is a collection of junk in an abandoned stable. Humiliated, he boasts to Jane that he will put the old station on its feet again. He sends for his announcer friend, Tiny Martin (Don Wilson), after convincing station-owner Pete Jones (Spencer Charters) that Martin can give valuable aid in reviving the station. Merchants fear to use WBAM, although they despise Fox and his crony, Mayor Applegate (Ferris Taylor), who is up for re-election. Learning that the merchants are holding a secret meeting, George uses a ruse to broadcast their suspicions about Fox and Applegate. They repudiate the statements, but George prepares another strong blast against them for a later broadcast. This angers Janes, who believes the attacks on her boss are unjustified and she tells George he should return to New York. While George waits for his train, Jane learns that Fox and Applegate have connived to loot the town treasury and, with Martin, she rushes to WBAM and adds her own evidence to the charges prepared previously by George and reads them over the air.
I Promise to Pay (1937) as Detective
A man goes to a loan shark to finance his family''''s vacation.
Born to the West (1937) as Stranger
Dare Rudd takes a shine to his cattleman cousin Tom's girlfriend who asks Tom to hire Dare to head the big cattle drive. Dare loses the money for the drive to cardsharps, but Tom wins it back, but Dare must save Tom's life.
Two-Gun Law (1937) as Sheriff Bill Collier
A Dangerous Adventure (1937) as Carter
Motor Madness (1937) as Policeman
It's All Yours (1937) as Customs inspector
Two Fisted Sheriff (1937) as Herrick
Parole Racket (1937) as Warden
Life Begins with Love (1937) as Police chief
Paid to Dance (1937) as McDonald
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.
The Walking Dead (1936) as Bailiff
A framed man comes back from the dead to seek revenge.
Shakedown (1936) as Desk sergeant
The Leavenworth Case (1936) as Fingerprint expert
The Girl on the Front Page (1936) as Press room foreman
The Golden Arrow (1936) as Conductor
A fake heiress marries a common reporter to thwart the advances of gold-digging playboys.
Alibi for Murder (1936) as Customs officer
Road Gang (1936) as Guard
A reporter exposes corruption on a southern chain gang.
Adventure in Manhattan (1936) as Foreman of press room
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
Love Begins at Twenty (1936) as Trooper
A henpecked husband tries to help his daughter marry the man she loves and his wife loathes.
The Golden Arrow (1936) as Conductor
A flighty heiress and a down-to-earth reporter get stuck in a marriage of convenience.
Just My Luck (1936) as
End of the Trail (1936) as
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.
The Spanish Cape Mystery (1935) as Hunt
New York detective Ellery Queen travels to the California coast with his friend Judge Macklin for a vacation at a rented cabin. But they don't even have a chance to unpack before they become swept up in a kidnapping and murders involving the Godfrey family who live in the Spanish Cape estate nearby. As bodies drop as often as the tides, and the local police suspect everyone in the Godfrey family, Ellery comes to the rescue and solves the crimes while romancing the family's beautiful daughter Stella.
Midnight Phantom (1935) as Capt. Perkins
One Way Ticket (1935) as Chief of police
Grand Exit (1935) as Captain of the guards
An insurance investigator tries to track down an arsonist.
Diamond Jim (1935) as
Little Big Shot (1935) as Second policeman
Small-time hoods turn nursemaid when a gangster's daughter is orphaned.

Cast (short)

The Ship That Died (1938)
This short film looks at the mystery of the Mary Celeste, a ship that was discovered abandoned for no discernible reason.
Hot Money (1935)
In this short comedy, Patsy Kelly and Thelma Todd come across some much needed money that just happens to be stolen.

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