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Beatrice Roberts

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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Criss Cross (1949) as Nurse
A man tries to save his fickle ex-wife from her criminal lover.
2.
You Gotta Stay Happy (1949) as Maid
Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancTe, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne, who just wants to sleep. Somehow, she persuades him to take her to California. Her fellow passengers include a chimpanzee, a corpse (in a coffin), an absconding embezzler, and two smoochy newlyweds. Can love be far behind?
3.
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Belle
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
4.
The Senator Was Indiscreet (1948) as
Dim-witted blowhard, Melvin G. Ashton, is a US Senator who wants to be President. He hires Lew Gibson, a talented PR man who gets Ashton in newsreels and on the front page, never thinking he'll win. But Ashton has a secret weapon: a diary documenting every shady deal his party's made for 35 years. With the diary, he blackmails the party leaders to support his candidacy, and he's on his way to the nomination. An unseen political enemy is after the diary, using the young and lovely Valerie Shepherd to get into the Senator's room, and Lew's fiancTe, reporter Poppy McNaughton thinks she can get her hands on it, too, and stop Ashton. Will the otherwise unemployable dope become President?
5.
For the Love of Mary (1948) as Dorothy
6.
An Act of Murder (1948) as Miss Coble
When a judge learns his wife has terminal brain cancer, he begins to consider mercy-killing.
7.
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) as Mother
A middle-aged man accidentally catches a mermaid and falls in love.
8.
Time Out of Mind (1947) as Mrs. Weber
9.
The Egg and I (1947) as Nurse
Newlywed city slickers decide to give country life a try as chicken farmers.
10.
Ride the Pink Horse (1947) as Manageress
A con man tries to blackmail a Mexican gangster.
11.
The Killers (1946) as Nurse
An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer's beneficiary.
12.
The Runaround (1946) as Customer
Maverick private eyes Kildane and Quayle leave a large agency to work on their own. Their first assignment (pirated from the old firm): retrieve eloping heiress Penelope Hampton...in competition with their former boss Prentiss. Kildane finds Penelope with surprising ease and keeps her one jump ahead of Prentiss with assorted difficulties, but can he avoid a romantic complication with his lovely charge?
13.
White Tie and Tails (1946) as Marie
14.
Because of Him (1946) as Wife
A beautiful young woman, an aspiring actress, trick a famous stage star into signing a letter recommending her talents to a producer friend, with amusing results.
15.
The Brute Man (1946) as Nurse
Hal Moffat (Fred Colby before disfigurement, Rondo Hatton afterwards) who is taking wholesale revenge by murdering those he holds responsible for his predicament, is befriended by Helen Paige (Jane Adams), a blind piano teacher, and he develops a warmth for her that leads him to add thievery and robbery - no big deal, he is out there anyway - to his murders so that she can be provided with the money for an operation.
16.
This Love of Ours (1945) as Surgical nurse
At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's new technique, Florence is revealed in a flashback as Michel's abandoned wife Karin, whom their daughter Susette thinks is dead. Can Susette cope if they now re-unite?
17.
Scarlet Street (1945) as Secretary
A middle aged wouldbe painter falls into the clutches of an unscrupulous woman.
18.
Dead Man's Eyes (1944) as Nurse
An artist (Lon Chaney Jr) is blinded by a jealous assistant/model. His fiance's father generously offers his eyes for a sight restoring operation. there's only one hitch. Chaney has to wait until after the man dies. Not surprisingly, when the benefactor dies a very premature death, suspicion falls on the artist.
19.
Hi, Beautiful (1944) as Hostess
20.
San Diego, I Love You (1944) as Secretary
21.
Allergic to Love (1944) as Mrs. Walker
22.
Reckless Age (1944) as WAVE
23.
Jungle Woman (1944) as Juror
Paula the ape woman (Acquanetta) is alive and well, and running around a creepy old sanitarium run by the kindly Dr. Fletcher (J. Carrol Naish), also reverting to her true gorilla form every once in a while to kill somebody.
24.
He's My Guy (1943) as Secretary
Vaudeville performers Van Moore (Dick Foran) and Terry Allen (Irene Hervey) split up after a quarrel. Terry moves in with Madge Donovan (Joan Davis), a dancing comedienne friend. She gets a job as secretary to Kirk (Donald Douglas), personnel manager of a defense plant, and conceives the idea of staging a talent show from among the workers. She sends for Van to help her stage the show but he arrives and finds her with Kirk and they break up again. When the show goes on, Kirk takes bows for its success. When it comes Terry's turn to sing, she is terrified without Van. But when she hears her accompaniment, she knows it is Van playing it, and walks out on the stage to find him at the piano. Madge tells the plant president (Samuel S.Hinds) that Van, not Kirk, really produced the show and he announces that Van and Terry are now co-directors of the entertainment for all the company's plants.
25.
Phantom of the Opera (1943) as Nurse
Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary "phantom" whom none can find in the mazes and catacombs. But both of Christine's lovers have plans to ferret him out.
26.
It Comes Up Love (1943) as Bernice
27.
Fired Wife (1943) as Divorcee
28.
What's Cookin'? (1942) as Miss Lewis
J. P. Courtney wants to update the music on the radio program he sponsors, but his wife, Agatha Courtney, is the final authority and addicted to the classics and won't allow him to replace Professor Bistell and his symphonic orchestra. Conspiring with his daughter Sue and her friends, Marvo the Great, the Andrews Sisters, Anne Payne and bandleader Woody Herman, they devise a sabotage plot that gets rid of Professor Bistell, and a new sound is soon heard on the program.
29.
Mob Town (1941) as Girl
30.
Tight Shoes (1941) as Waitress
31.
32.
Pioneers of the West (1940) as Anna
33.
Mars Attacks the World (1938) as Queen Azura
Flash, Dale, and Dr. Zarkov return from their former space adventures only to find that their enemy, Ming the Merciless of planet Mongo, has a new weapon: a deadly ray that crosses space to wreak havoc on earth. Earth's only hope is for our heroes to take off again and stop the ray at its source on Mars, where they (and a stowaway) must battle Ming's ally, Queen Azura, who turns her enemies into lumpish clay people. Can they survive 15 chapters of deadly perils? Find out next week...
34.
The Devil's Party (1938) as Helen McCoy
35.
Park Avenue Logger (1937) as Peggy O'Shea
Millioniare Curran, thinking his son too intellectual, sends him west to learn logging at one of his lumber camps. Unknown to his father, Grant Curan is a professional wrestler and easily able to handle the thugs that attack him at the lumber camp. This enables him to stay on the job and he soon undercovers how his father is being cheated by the local boss.
36.
Love Takes Flight (1937) as Joan Lawson
37.
Bill Cracks Down (1937) as Susan Bailey
38.
Night Life of the Gods (1935) as One of The Three Graces
A scientist named Hunter Hawk invents a device that can turn flesh to stone. While celebrating his discovery he becomes involved with a half naked leprechaun. On a trip to New York, Hunter and Meg (the leprechaun) decide to go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and turn all of the Statues of Greek Gods into people. What follows in a drunken romp around New York with Medusa's severed head still in Perseus' hand.
39.
Pilgrimage (1933) as Nurse
A possessive mother pushes her son into World War I service rather than see him get married.

Cast (short)

40.
That Mothers Might Live (1938)
This short film focuses on the story of Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis, a physician that realized the death of new mothers could be reduced through the washing of hands.

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