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Cast (feature film)

The Opposite Sex (1956) as Butler
In this musical remake of The Women, a happily married singer lets her catty friends convince her to file for divorce.
Lust for Life (1956) as Customer
Passionate biography of painter Vincent van Gogh, whose genius drove him mad.
Gaby (1956) as Air raid warden
In this remake of Waterloo Bridge, a ballerina turns to prostitution when her fiance is reported killed in World War II.
High Society (1956) as Dexter-Haven's butler
In this musical version of The Philadelphia Story, tabloid reporters invade a society wedding.
The Best Things in Life Are Free (1956) as Butler
Ray Henderson joins Buddy De Sylva and Lew Brown to form a successful 1920s musical show writing team. They soon have several hits on Broadway but De Sylva's personal ambition leads to friction as the other two increasingly feel left out of things.
The Scarlet Coat (1955) as Mr. Cameron
An American officer goes undercover to unmask a Revolutionary War traitor.
The Prodigal (1955) as Scribe
Biblical story of a young man led astray by an evil priestess.
The King's Thief (1955) as Courier
A highwayman uncovers a plot to assassinate King Charles II.
The Tender Trap (1955) as Doorman
A swinging bachelor finds love when he meets a girl immune to his line.
Moonfleet (1955) as Marling
A British buccaneer is torn between three seductive women.
Rose Marie (1954) as Attorney
A trapper''s daughter is torn between the Mountie who wants to civilize her and a dashing prospector.
Rhapsody (1954) as English butler
A wealthy socialite is torn between the classical violinist who excites her and the pianist who needs her.
Rainbow Jacket, The (1954) as Jockey
An ex-champoin horseracing jockey finds a young protege through whom he wishes to relive his glory days.
The Student Prince (1954) as Major domo
A prince falls in love with a barmaid during his last fling before assuming the crown.
Titanic (1953) as Manager
An unhappily married couple realize their problems seem minor when the ship hits an iceberg.
Dream Wife (1953) as Sir Cecil
For state reasons, a diplomat fakes an engagement to a Middle Eastern princess.
Washington Story (1952) as Butler
A reporter in search of government corruption falls for a congressman.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1952) as Dignitary
An Englishman who resembles the king of a small European nation gets mixed up in palace intrigue when his look-alike is kidnapped.
Million Dollar Mermaid (1952) as Casky
True story of Annette Kellerman, the world''s first great swimming star.
Latin Lovers (1952) as Butler
An heiress searches for true love while vacationing in Brazil.
The Man Who Cheated Himself (1951) as Albert, butler
A woman in the process of divorce shoots her husband and gets her police lieutenant boyfriend to help hide the body.
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950) as Butler
From the trial of the survivors, we flash back to amoral crook Ralph Cotter's violent prison break, assisted by Holiday Carleton, sister of another prisoner...who doesn't make it. Soon Ralph manipulates the grieving Holiday into his arms, and two crooked cops follow her into his pocket. Ralph's total lack of scruple brings him great success in a series of robberies. But his easy conquest of gullible heiress Margaret Dobson proves more dangerous to him than any crime...
The Big Hangover (1950) as Williams
A lawyer's path to the top is blocked by his allergy to alcohol.
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Guide
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
Challenge to Lassie (1949) as Policman
A faithful dog changes the lives of all who know her after her master dies.
The Secret of St. Ives (1949) as Officer for the prosecution
A Frenchman imprisoned during the Napoleonic wars escapes to prove his innocence.
Song of Surrender (1949) as Clayton, the butler
Port of New York (1949) as Chief purser
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949) as Guide
A blow to the head sends an auto mechanic back to the days of Camelot.
The Big Clock (1948) as Warren Parks
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
13 Lead Soldiers (1948) as Inspector McIver
Cass Timberlane (1948) as Butler
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
Women in the Night (1948) as Colonel von Meyer
Golden Earrings (1947) as Club member
An English POW tries to hide from the Nazis by posing as a gypsy.
Unconquered (1947) as Old Bailey sheriff
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Ladies' Man (1947) as Mr. Bolton
Henry Haskell (Eddie Bracken), owner of a hard-scrabble farm near Badger, Oklahona, thwarted in love and through with women forever, strikes oil while digging for water and becomes a millionaire. He heads for New York, with $50,000 in his pocket, to fulfill his lifelong ambition of seeing Grant's Tomb and riding the subway. Fortune-huntress Gladys Hayden (Virginia Field) moves into rooms adjoining Henry's at his swank New York hotel. He joins a large crowd on the street and suddenly finds himself being interviewed by Jean Mitchell (Virginia Wells) on a "Streets of New York" broadcast. When Henry says he is the only millionaire from Badger, Oklahoma, Jean impulsively offers to introduce him to any listener who sends in a box-top of her sponsor's face powder. Henry invites Jean to dine at the Automat and a ride home on the subway and, since he borrows nickels from her for food and the subway, she doubts he is really a millionaire. She is unaware he couldn't get change for a $100 bill. On the subway, they encounter Spike Jones and His City Slickers and, learning they are out of work, Henry gives them each $100 bills. Millions of women, clamouring for dates with Henry, send in box-tops. Jean and her uncle dream up a radio program that promises some lucky Cinderella a date with Henry each night. Jean puts on an act that makes Henry, self-vowed woman-hater, think her job is in jeopardy and he goes along. And Gladys makes strides with Henry with her phoney southern accent. When Henry learns that he has been tricked into the radio scheme, he pretends to be bankrupt...
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Gladstone
Merton of the Movies (1947) as Butler
A star-struck hick goes to Hollywood to become a star.
Linda, Be Good (1947) as Sam Thompson
The Hucksters (1947) as Kimberly butler
A war veteran fights for honesty in the advertising game.
Larceny in Her Heart (1946) as Burton Stallings
In the second of the PRC "Michael Shayne" series,civic crusader Burton Stallings (Gordon Richards) hires private detective Michael Shayne (Hugh Beaumont) to locate the former's missing step-daughter Helen (Marie Harmon.) Shayne discovers that Stallings himself has had Helen confined in an asylum in order to obtain her money.
Kitty (1946) as Sir Joshua Reynolds
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
Undercurrent (1946) as Headwaiter
A sheltered woman realizes that either her husband or his mysterious brother is a psychopath.
Night and Day (1946) as Cochran
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
The Secret Heart (1946) as English passenger
A recent widow tries to help her emotionally disturbed stepdaughter.
The Affairs of Susan (1945) as Mr. Giddon
Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive country girl who reluctantly becomes an actress, another paints a picture of a gay party girl and and the third describes a serious intellectual. Which one is the real Susan?
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945) as Headwaiter
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
Confidential Agent (1945) as Immigration officer
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
Molly and Me (1945) as Jamie McDougall
An actress becomes a housekeeper for a grumpy retired politician.
White Pongo (1945) as Sir Harry Bragdon
Suspecting that a safari guide is a wanted killer, undercover policeman Geoffrey Bishop (Richard Fraser) joins a safari led by the suspect for a scientist that hopes to find and prove that a fabled white gorilla is a missing link.
National Velvet (1945) as Doctor
A British farm girl fights to train a difficult horse for the Grand National Steeplechase.
The Canterville Ghost (1944) as Nobleman
A ghost who died a coward tries to inspire U.S. GIs to become heroes.
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as Englishman
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
Frenchman's Creek (1944) as Guest
A British noblewoman flees the life of the court to run off with a French pirate.
Mrs. Parkington (1944) as James, butler
A lady''s maid marries a man whose prospects push her into high society.
Slightly Dangerous (1943) as Garrett
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942) as Major Wilson
A downed pilot enlists a Dutch girl to help him elude the Nazis.

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