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Cast (feature film)

Something for the Birds (1952) as Leo Fischer
A conservationist fights to save the habitat of the California condor and to do it she works her way into the affections of a representative of the oil company that wants the land for their own purposes.
Fall Guy (1947) as Swedish janitor
Tom Cochrane, full of dope (cocaine) and covered with blood, is picked up by the police and then questioned by detectives Shannon (Douglas Fowley) and Taylor (Harry Strang), but manages to escape. His girl friend Lois Walter (Teala Loring), against the wishes of her guardian, Jim Grosset (Charles Arnt), assists Tom and his police-officer brother-in-law Mac (Robert Armstrong) in trying to clear Tom of a possible murder charge. Tom only recalls meeting a man in a bar and going to a party. Tom and Mac find the man, Joe (Elisha Cook Jr.), who takes them to the party scene, the apartment of the Shindells (John Harmon and Iris Adrian), where they find the body of a murdered girl in the apartment above. The police pick up Mac, while Tom trails Marie (Virginia Dale) and Mike (Jack Overman). Joe is murdered for leading Tom to the scene of the crime, and Marie, who had been hired by the killer to get Tom at the apartment when the crime was committed, is choked to death. Tom, following the killer of Marie, is almost trapped and killed himself, but is saved by Mike.
Rhapsody in Blue (1945) as Swedish janitor
Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.
Strange Confession (1945) as Mr. Moore
Jungle Woman (1944) as George
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.
Once Upon a Time (1944) as Janitor
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
3 Is a Family (1944) as Bellboy
The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944) as Jones
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
Princess O'Rourke (1943) as Janitor
A flying ace's romance with a princess creates diplomatic problems.
Chetniks! (1943) as Tailor
A guerrilla resistance leader battles Nazi troops in German-occupied Yugoslavia.
Tales of Manhattan (1942) as Wilson
A formal black coat that gets passed from one New Yorker to another affects each person's life in a significant way.
Nazi Agent (1942) as Mohr
An Allied sympathizer discovers his twin brother is a Nazi spy.
It Happened in Flatbush (1942) as Schlumbom
A disgraced ball player turns a Brooklyn team into champions.
Berlin Correspondent (1942) as Prisoner
American correspondent Bill Roberts (Dana Andrews) is a thorn in the side of the Nazis, as his paper always scoops the world with the truth about Germany. Gestapo Captain Carl Von Rau (Martin Kosleck) means to plug the leak and assigns Karen Hauen (Virginia Gilmore), who he attends to wed, to the case. Roberts is obtaining his information for his stories and broadcasts from an elderly stamp collector who, defiantly opposed to the Nazis, sells the "proper" stamps to Roberts, giving him the information. Attracted to Karen, Roberts invites her to his apartment where she learns his secret. The old philatelist is sent to a concentration camp, and then Karen learns that he is her father (Erwin Kalser). She appeals to Roberts for help and he, in loyality to the old man and now in love with Karen, agrees to help.
Dangerously They Live (1941) as Steiner
A doctor tries to rescue a young innocent from Nazi agents.
Father's Son (1941) as Lunk Nelson
A banker's son gets into a variety of comic scrapes in an effort to catch his father's attention.
Henry Aldrich for President (1941) as Janitor
Ski Patrol (1940) as [Jacob] Sorenson
Swiss Family Robinson (1940) as Thoren
A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create an idyllic home for themselves, only to find the island under siege by pirates.
Pinocchio (1940) as Voice of Geppetto
Inventor Gepetto creates a wooden marionette called Pinocchio. His wish that Pinocchio be a real boy is unexpectedly granted by a fairy. The fairy assigns Jiminy Cricket to act as Pinocchio's "conscience" and keep him out of trouble. Jiminy is not too successful in this endeavor and most of the film is spent with Pinocchio deep in trouble.
Haunted House (1940) as Olaf Jentsen
Jimmie (Jackie Moran), the Brownsville Bugle's office boy, and Millie (Marcia Mae Jones), niece of editor Henshaw (George Cleveland), turn amateur detectives in order to help a friend who is accused of murder. With more zeal than direction, they pick the owner of a gas station as the killer, and when he turns out to be innocent, Henshaw fires Jimmie. The two go on searching and next suspect Lawyer Cy Burton (Henry Hall) but have no conclusive evidence and are about to give up when Millie finds a clue that leads to the hidden fortune of the murdered Mrs. Blake.
Earthbound (1940) as Almette
Nick and Ellen's second honeymoon in Switzerland is interrupted when he is called back to Paris on business. But it turns out to be funny-business when he discovers his ex-mistress Linda sent him the telegram. Nick spurns her, leading her to shoot and kill him. His ghost cannot rest, though, since Linda's husband Jeff is arrested for the crime and tried. Nick hovers over Ellen guiding her to the evidence that will clear Jeff and convict Linda, at which point he can rest at peace.
Four Sons (1940) as Kapek
A Czech family is torn apart by violence and political conflicts during the rise of Nazi Germany in this 1940 drama. Frau Bernie's four sons all choose different paths: pro-Czech, pro-Nazi, and toward America. The mother becomes an eyewitness to tragedy as she begins to lose her sons to the war. Based on the 1928 film of the same name, which was set during World War I.
All This, and Heaven Too (1940) as Loti
A French nobleman falls in love with his children's governess.
Hidden Power (1939) as Chris
Everything Happens at Night (1939) as Telegrapher
Two reporters compete to discover a scientist living in hiding and win his daughter.
Never Say Die (1939) as The mayor
No Place to Go (1939) as Otto Schlemmer
An aging man clashes with his social-climbing daughter-in-law.
Forged Passport (1939) as Mr. Nelson
I'll Give a Million (1938) as Commissionaire
After saving a tramp (Lorre) from suicide, a millionaire (Baxter) takes his clothing and disappears. Word is out that he will give a million dollars to anyone who is kind of a tramp.
Mad About Music (1938) as Pierre
A young woman at a girl's school in Switzerland makes up stories about and writes herself letters from an imaginary explorer-adventurer father; and is eventually put in a position where she has to produce him. Interesting things happen as she talks a visiting Englishman into helping her out.
You Can't Take It with You (1938) as Schmidt
A girl from a family of freethinkers falls for the son of a conservative banker.
The Great Waltz (1938) as Coachman
Composer Johann Strauss risks his marriage over his infatuation with a beautiful singer.
Professor Beware (1938) as Museum attendant
Egyptologist, Dean Lambert (Lloyd), accused of car-theft, skips bail and begins a cross-country trek to join a group in New York headed for Egypt. With the police close on his trail he gets in and out of scrapes along the way.
When Love Is Young (1937) as Anton Werner
Captains Courageous (1937) as Old Clement
A spoiled rich boy is lost at sea and rescued by a fishing boat, where hard work and responsibility help him become a man.
One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937) as Brandstetter
An unemployed musician's daughter fights to find him a new job.
Outcast (1937) as Olaf
Tovarich (1937) as Trombone player
Russian nobles flee the revolution and take jobs in Paris as servants.
It Could Happen to You (1937) as Clavish
Café Metropole (1937) as Maxl Schinner
Prescription for Romance (1937) as Train conductor
Heidi (1937) as Baker
An orphaned girl tends goats for her grandfather until she's sold to serve as a disabled girl's companion.
Girls' Dormitory (1936) as Forester
Head of a private European girls school (Marshall) falls in love with a student (Simon) who steps aside for a teacher (Chatterton) also loves him. Tyrone Power debuted in a nightclub scene.
Princess Comes Across (1936) as Gustavson
A Brooklyn girl masquerades as a princess to land a Hollywood contract.
Love on the Run (1936) as Stephen
Rival newsmen get mixed up with a runaway heiress and a ring of spies.
Parole! (1936) as John, jury foreman
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) as Swenson
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
Star for a Night (1936) as Postmaster
The Devil Is a Sissy (1936) as Stone mason
A British boy in New York tries to join a tenement gang.
Tough Guy (1936) as Cap
To save his beloved dog, a boy runs away from home, only to get mixed up with gangsters.
Fury (1936) as Ahem
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
Till We Meet Again (1936) as Old conductor
Next Time We Love (1936) as Swiss innkeeper
Woman drops out of college to marry an ambitious, young journalist. Their happiness is delayed when a rich admirer sees that she gets an acting job just as her reporter leaves to cover the news from Rome. The marriage goes stale as separartions follow reunions, and the two pursue their respective ca
Dracula's Daughter (1936) as Coachman
A Hungarian countess seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence.
The Leathernecks Have Landed (1936) as Schooner captain
Suzy (1936) as "Pop" Gaspard
A French air ace discovers that his showgirl wife's first husband is still alive.
Sins of Man (1936) as Fritz
Austrian church bell ringer Freyman loves music and wants his two sons (both played by Ameche) to love it too. The first goes to America and the second is born deaf-mute but gains hearing during WWI bombing.
Murder on a Bridle Path (1936) as Chris Thomas
Schoolteacher Hildegarde Withers matches wits with the police to solve the murder of a society bride in Central Park.
Murder with Pictures (1936) as Olaf
Metropolitan (1935) as Weidel
Opera prima donna leaves the Metropolitan to form her own company with Tibbett as leading man. She leaves this company too which means Tibbett and company must carry on without her.
Stolen Harmony (1935) as Mathew Huxley
Band leader Jack Conrad is impressed by prison inmate Ray Ferrera on saxophone. Conrad hires Ray to join his band and tour upon his release. Ray hooks up with Jean, a dancer in the show, and the two become a successful dance act. However, when an ex-inmate buddy of Ray's robs the tour bus, Ray is suspected of wrongdoing by Jack and the others in the group. After a gang of thugs hijacks the tour bus, Ray tries to use his street smarts to redeem his reputation.
Ladies Crave Excitement (1935) as Swenson
An ace newsreel reporter falls unwittingly for the daughter of a rival newsreel owner. Together they try to outwit a gang scheming to fix horse races.
Hitch Hike Lady (1935) as Farmer
We're Only Human (1935) as William Anderson
A cop, who plays by his own rules, brings down a notorious gangster.
Peter Ibbetson (1935) as Major Duquesnois
Architect Peter Ibbetson is hired by the Duke of Towers to design a building for him. Ibbetson discovers that the Duchess of Towers, Mary, is his now-grown childhood sweetheart. Their love revives, but Peter is sentenced to life in prison for an accidental killing. Mary comes to him in dreams and they are able to live out their romance in a dream world.
One More Spring (1935) as
Black Fury (1935) as Miner
A coal worker gets mixed up in the mob''s efforts to infiltrate his union.
The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935) as Gallard's guide
An expatriate Russian prince creates a scandal by winning big at the gambling tables.
Mark of the Vampire (1935) as Deaf man
Vampires seem to be connected to an unsolved murder.
The Night Is Young (1935) as Cafe proprietor
A European nobleman falls for a ballerina.
Maybe It's Love (1935) as Ole
A young couple suffers through in-law and employment problems.
A Dog of Flanders (1935) as Hans
A Belgian boy nurses a stray dog back to health.
Oil for the Lamps of China (1935) as Dr. Jorgen
An American oil company representative almost sacrifices his marriage for his career.
Age of Indiscretion (1935) as Briggs
A moralistic publisher discovers his wife is cheating on him.
Let 'Em Have It (1935) as Henkel
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
Man of Two Worlds (1934) as Knudson
An Eskimo is brought to England and "civilized."
The Cat and the Fiddle (1934) as Innkeeper
A struggling composer courts a singing star.
Little Man, What Now? (1934) as Herr Puttbreese
Impoverished newlyweds travel from the country to Berlin to find success. At first, things look rosy, but when the Pinnebergs discover that the husband's stepmother--with whom they are now living--is a notorious madame, groom and pregnant bride must take to the road.
No Ransom (1934) as Budge
Private Scandal (1934) as Second customer
Romance in the Rain (1934) as Mr. Slotnik
Stamboul Quest (1934) as Dr. Leder
A notorious enemy spy falls for an American medical student during World War I.
Music in the Air (1934) as Zipfelhuber
A constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young pair comes along.
The Fountain (1934) as Kerstholt
No Greater Glory (1934) as Watchman
A frail boy fights to win acceptance from the leader of a street gang.
No More Women (1934) as Big Pants
The Mighty Barnum (1934) as Ole
Luxury Liner (1933) as Peasant father
Mary Stevens, M.D. (1933) as Gus
A woman doctor decides to have a baby without benefit of marriage.
The Kiss Before the Mirror (1933) as
An attorney defending a friend whose wife cheated on him suspects his own wife of adultery.
A Man of Sentiment (1933) as Herman Heupelkossel
No Other Woman (1933) as Eli Bogavitch
A newly rich couple finds wealth drives them apart.
Humanity (1933) as Schmiddy
The Crooked Circle (1932) as Old Dan
The Trial of Vivienne Ware (1932) as Axel Nordstrom
Secrets of the French Police (1932) as Anton Dorain
Strange crimes committed by a hypnotized woman are solved by a French detective.
Le bluffeur (1932) as L'inventeur
The Man from Yesterday (1932) as The waiter on terrace
Silver Dollar (1932) as Rische
A farmer strikes it rich out West, then leaves his wife for a young beauty.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Pinocchio (1940) as Model for "Geppetto"
Inventor Gepetto creates a wooden marionette called Pinocchio. His wish that Pinocchio be a real boy is unexpectedly granted by a fairy. The fairy assigns Jiminy Cricket to act as Pinocchio's "conscience" and keep him out of trouble. Jiminy is not too successful in this endeavor and most of the film is spent with Pinocchio deep in trouble.

Cast (short)

Come Back, Miss Pipps (1941)
A gang of children help to save their favorite teacher from losing her job in this short film.
Violets in Spring (1936)
In this musical short film, a janitor at a carpet sweeping company gets a couple of employees to fall in love.

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