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Cast (feature film)

Dream Breakers (1989) as Driver No 3
A movie about a Chicago family -- a building contractor and his two sons who have opposing ideologies. One brother works for a power-hungry builder with underworld connections; the younger son, a priest in one of the city's poor parishes, is fighting the forces for which his brother works.
Toughest Man in the World, The (1984) as Grass
Mr. T's first starring movie for television has him playing a softhearted but ever scowling nightclub bouncer who finds himself involved with a bunch of kids after being conned into taking over a youth center. Mr. T's hometown of Chicago was the location for virtually all of the filming, and Mr. T h
Imposter, The (1984)
A con-artist charms his way into a job as school prinicipal to be near his ex-fiance and gets his former prison mate a position in charge of security when the school's mounting drug problem surfaces. Daytime soap star Anthony Geary plays the chameleon-like ex-con, and daytime soap producer Gloria Mo
Chicago Story (1981)
The pilot to the short-lived 1981-82 series combining three television staples: lawyers, doctors and cops. Filmed entirely on location, it examines a crime from three different angles--the crime being the wounding of a ten-year-old girl by a sniper and the charging of an innocent man. Vincent Baggetta and Craig T. Nelson represent the law from opposing sides (they had been law school roommates); Kristoffer Tabori and Kene Holliday are the doctors; Jack Kehoe and Dennis Franz the cops. Writer Eric Bercovici and director Jerry London earlier had collaborated on the miniseries, "Shogun."
The Monkey Hustle (1976) as Black Night
Neighborhood residents throw a block party to protest a highway project that threatens to leave them homeless.
Gore-Gore Girls, The (1972) as 2nd Policeman
The Globe newspaper offers obnoxious private investigator Abraham Gentry $25,000 to look into the brutal murder of a stripper, with an additional bonus if he solves the case and gives them the exclusive story. As Gentry and Globe reporter Nancy Weston investigate the case, more strippers are killed
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936) as Zeke Denker
The Oregon Trail (1936) as Red
U. S. Army Captain John Delmont takes a leave of absence to find out what happened to his missing father. Later he leads a wagon train to California and goes after the bad guys involved in his father's disappearance.
Loser's End (1935) as Amos Butts
Hard Rock Harrigan (1935) as McClintock
Valley of Wanted Men (1935) as Ned
Three men that were sent to prison for bank robbery escape. The stolen money was never recovered and they return to the scene looking for the fourth man who has the money. Two of the robbers are out to get the money for themselves but the other who was framed wants to recover the money so he can clear himself.
Too Tough to Kill (1935) as Swede
Trails of the Wild (1935) as Missouri
Stone of Silver Creek (1935) as Tom Lucas
Stone runs an honest saloon and gives Mason back his money two card sharps take from him. The Reverend overhears the two plan to get the money back. He is on hand when they make their raid but they shoot him and take off with the money. Stone catches up with them but is in trouble when they outmaneuver him.
She Couldn't Take It (1935) as Milkman
Princess O'Hara (1935) as Laramie Pink
Carnival (1935) as Clown
When he's widowed, a puppeteer goes into hiding to maintain custody of his son.
The Public Menace (1935) as Policeman
A cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
Nevada (1935) as Shorty
Powdersmoke Range (1935) as "Sourdough" Jenkins
Three cowboys buy a ranch but have to fight off gunmen to keep it.
Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) as Buck
A Western rancher wins a British valet in a poker game.
Border Brigands (1935) as Rocky O'Leary
Ivory-Handled Guns (1935) as Pike
The Last Round-Up (1934) as Shrimp
Charlie Chan's Courage (1934) as
Charlie is hired to deliver a pearl necklace to a millionaire at his ranch. When murder intervenes he disguises himself as a Chinese servant and begins sleuthing.
You Belong to Me (1934) as Stage hand
Wheels of Destiny (1934) as Pinwheel
Bill, who is about to lead a wagon train to California, has a map to a valuable gold field and Rocky is after the map. When Rocky and his men attack, Ken Manning breaks it up and later identifies Rocky and his men as the attackers. Expelled from the wagon train, they stampede a buffalo herd puting the Indians on the warpath. After the Indians attack the wagon train, Rocky thinks he can get the map.
The Fighting Ranger (1934) as Thunder
When Cougar and his gang cross the border for a raid, they kill Jim's brother Bob. Jim takes leave from the Rangers and crosses back into Mexico posing as a wanted outlaw. He joins up with Cougar hoping to lure him and his gang back across the border where they can be arrested.
David Harum (1934) as Robinson
Rogers plays a small town banker in the 1890s whose chief rival is the deacon (Middleton) with whom he has traded horse flesh. Taylor is a bank teller who places a winning $4,500 bet on a 10-1 harness racing horse, making him Rogers' bank partner.
Wharf Angel (1934) as Arrow
One Hour Late (1934) as Engineer
Fugitive Lady (1934) as Bill
Terror of the Plains (1934) as Banty
The man that framed Tom Lansing's father for murder is at a ghost town where no one is allowed in or out. Tom gets in by posing as an escaping outlaw with his sidekick Banty posing as the Sheriff that is chasing him. Tom learns that the boss Cramer is the man he is after but there is trouble when Banty later gets caught. Cramer holds a kangaroo court planning to kill Banty if he doesn't tell who his confederate is.
Robbers' Roost (1933) as Daniels
Thundering Herd (1933) as Blacksmith
Both Sprague and Jett and their crews are hunting buffalo. Doan is with Sprague and is looking for the Jett outfit where his girlfriend Milly is being held against her will. In addition to the thieving Jett who is stealing Sprague's furs, the Indians are gathering to attack all the white buffalo hunters.
Somewhere in Sonora (1933) as Riley
A young cowhand gets roped into the outlaw''s life when he''s falsely accused of a crime.
King of the Arena (1933) as
Mysterious deaths have been occurring in the same towns as Miller's Circus and the Governor has sent Ken Kenton to investigate. Ken joins the show but when he realizes that Bargoff is involved, Bargoff has fled and taken Mary Miller as a hostage. The trail leads to Baron Petroff who concocted the deadly chemical and Ken quickly finds himself the Baron's prisoner.
Phantom Thunderbolt (1933) as Nevady
The Fiddlin' Buckaroo (1933) as Banty
Trail Drive (1933) as Thirsty
Forbidden Trail (1932) as Sheriff
Buck Jones, Barbara Weeks, Mary Carr, George Cooper, Ed Brady, Frank Rice, Frank La Rue, Silver the horse. After an apprenticeship in Wild West shows and circuses, Buck Jones made his film debut as a stuntman in 1917 and went on to become a popular western star. During the Depression era, Buck and his trusty steed Silver were a familar sight at the local Bijou. In this sagebrush opus, Buck undermines an outlaw gang in between bouts of slapstick comedy.
Sunset Trail (1932) as Taterbug
Jim and Buddy decide to follow their pal Tater-bug who left them for another job. No sooner do they arrive than Tater-bug gets shot in the back. Jim suspects Joe Weller but has no proof.
Hello Trouble (1932) as Hardpan
After killing a friend in a gunfight, Jeff Douglas quits the Texas Rangers. He arrives at the Kenyon ranch just as Jonathan Kenyon apparently commits suicide. He and Janet Kenyon then become the new half owners. At first he refuses to wear a gun and is believed to be a coward, but as trouble mounts he straps it on once again.
The Menace (1932) as Jim
Ronald Quayle escapes from prison. He was sent there for murdering his father, based on the testimony of his stepmother, Caroline. An explosion disfigures him, but plastic surgery gives him an opportunity to return to England and investigate his father's murder under a new identity. As Robert Crockett he romances his stepmother, ultimately trapping her by creating the appearance of a double-cross among her accomplices, now guests at her house.
Shotgun Pass (1931) as Sagebrush
The Conquering Horde (1931) as "Spud" Grogan
Corsair (1931) as Fish Face
Mounted Fury (1931) as Sandy McNab
Freighters of Destiny (1931) as Rough
A young man seeks vengeance on the outlaws who killed his father.
Border Law (1931) as Thunder Rogers
The Squaw Man (1931) as Grouchy
After saving the life of a British aristocrat, an Indian maiden bears his child.
Riders of the North (1931) as The parson
Shadow Ranch (1930) as Williams
When cowpunchers Sim and Ranny get fired, Ranny heads for Shadow Ranch. Later on, Sim arrives just as Ranny is being buried. He then sets out to find the killer that shot him in the back.
The Fighting Legion (1930) as Cloudy Jones
After being shot, a dying Marshal Dawson gives Dave Hayes his badge and asks him to finish his job. Dave becomes Marshal but when Bowie, the man that shot Dawson appears, he exposes Dave as an imposter. Dave is then in trouble when Edwards incites the mob to lynch him.
Parade of the West (1930) as Stuffy
Song of the Caballero (1930) as Andrea
Pals of the Prairie (1929) as Hank Robbins
The Vagabond Cub (1929) as Hank Robbins
The Wagon Master (1929) as Grasshopper
Bill Hollister (Frank Dana) organizes a wagon train to break the unfair monopoly held by Jake Lynch (Tom Santschi) on food prices in the mining camps. The Rambler (Ken Maynard) joins the train when it leaves for Gold Hill, and takes command when Hollister is killed from ambush. Jacques Frazelle (Al Ferguson), formerly Hollister's second-in-command, schemes to get rid of The Rambler and win Sue Smith (Edith Roberts). He plots with Lynch to disrupt the train, but The Rambler beats him in a whipfight...
Stairs of Sand (1929) as Stage driver
The Royal Rider (1929) as
The Lawless Legion (1929) as Flapjack
The Overland Telegraph (1929) as Easy
Won in the Clouds (1928) as Percy Hogan
Orphan of the Sage (1928) as Hank Robbins
The Hound of Silver Creek (1928) as Slim Terwilliger
The Bantam Cowboy (1928) as Sidewinder Steve
Rough Ridin' Red (1928) as Hank Robbins
Young Whirlwind (1928) as Hank
The Pinto Kid (1928) as Hank Robbins
Headin' for Danger (1928) as Andy Johnson
Red Signals (1927) as The professor
The Boy Rider (1927) as Hank Robbins
Tom's Gang (1927) as Andy Barker
Wolf Fangs (1927) as Pete
Sky-High Saunders (1927) as "Whispering" Hicks
The Slingshot Kid (1927) as Toby
Three Miles Up (1927) as Professor
Davy Crockett at the Fall of the Alamo (1926) as Lige Beardsley
The Fighting Buckaroo (1926) as Andy Parker
The Border Sheriff (1926) as Hewitt
Carter Brace is out to murder Belden. Collins who was sent to bring in the border gang led by Brace, saves Belden's life in San Francisco. When they all reach the border, Brace tries again.
Firefly (1926) as
Flying High (1926) as Haines, the mechanic
The Fighting Peacemaker (1926) as Sheriff
Riders of Mystery (1925) as Jerry Jones
Two-Fisted Jones (1925) as Old Bill
The Call of Courage (1925) as Slim
The Cloud Rider (1925) as Hank Higgins
Spook Ranch (1925) as Sheriff
The Speed Demon (1925) as Colonel Warren's butler
Ridin' Pretty (1925) as Barb Wire
Moccasins (1925) as "Hard Tack" Avery, sheriff
The Ridin' Kid From Powder River (1924) as Cal Huxley
Dynamite Dan (1924) as
The Galloping Ace (1924) as Knack Williams
The Air Hawk (1924) as Higgins, Hank
Dynamite Dan (1924) as Boss
The Forbidden Trail (1923) as Toby Jones
Blood Test (1923) as
The Red Warning (1923) as Toby Jones
Desert Rider (1923) as Toby Jones, his pard
Richelieu (1914) as Huget

Music (feature film)

Ripe (1996) as Song Performer ("Circus Parade")
Two tough 14-year-old sisters crawl from the wreckage of the car crash that killed their parents and hide out in a nearby Army base. Driven initially by a fear of separation, the sisters soon end up at odds with one another when the sexual tension of the all-male military base drives a wedge between
Ripe (1996) as Song
Two tough 14-year-old sisters crawl from the wreckage of the car crash that killed their parents and hide out in a nearby Army base. Driven initially by a fear of separation, the sisters soon end up at odds with one another when the sexual tension of the all-male military base drives a wedge between
Bandits of El Dorado (1949) as Composer
Wanted outlaws have mysteriously disappeared. Ranger Captain Henley and Steve have a plan to find them. Steve becomes a wanted man by faking the killing of Henley. Not only is he now in trouble as both the Rangers and the Mexican Rurales are after him, but Smiley knows him and may expose his masquerade to the bad guys.
West of Dodge City (1947) as Composer

Cast (special)

Killing Floor, The (1984) as Dewitt
The story of a black slaughterhouse worker who was part of the pioneering attempt to unionize the often fractious Chicago meatpackers at the end of World War I. But the post-war recession only increased the racial tensions already simmering within the slaughterhouses and stockyards and culminated in

Cast (short)

Thundering Taxis (1933)
Rival taxi companies compete for business in this comedic short.
Chickens Come Home- (1931)
In this comedic short film, a man risks his marriage to help his best friend deal with blackmailers.

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