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Also Known As: Died: December 21, 1962
Born: March 24, 1895 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Crawling Hand (1963) as
After an astronaut space capsule is detonated in orbit, a teenager finds a severed arm among wreckage on earth. Soon the thing returns to life to murder and posses the young man's mind.
Escort West (1959) as Elwood
A Confederate veteran helps the survivors of a Union wagon train.
The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) as Photographer
Charles Lindbergh risks his life to complete his historic flight from New York to Paris.
Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957) as Dutchy, bartender
Army veterans are on a mission to find out who sold faulty ammunition to a cavalry troop.
A Cry in the Night (1956) as Joey the pickpocket
A police captain's emotions get in the way when his daughter is kidnapped.
Glory (1956) as Feed store bill collector
A young woman's devotion to her racehorse creates romantic problems.
Toughest Man Alive (1955) as Proprietor
Lucky Me (1954) as Restaurant patron at window
When the members of a musical troupe take cleaning jobs, their lead singer falls for a famous songwriter.
Three Hours to Kill (1954) as
After escaping a lynch mob, an innocent man returns to find out who framed him for murder.
The Tall Texan (1953) as Carney
The Redhead from Wyoming (1953) as Drunken settler
In Wyoming Territory, a range war is brewing between entrenched cattle barons and new settlers. Cattle king Reece Duncan is opposed by ambitious gambler Jim Averell, who imports his old flame, shapely saloon queen Kate Maxwell, and sets her up as an alternative cattle buyer. As matters build toward violence, Kate finds she's being taken advantage of. But her only potential ally in staving off carnage is seemingly mild-mannered sheriff Stan Blaine...who distrusts her.
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953) as Man at fountain
Lester and Orville accidentally launch a rocket which is supposed to fly to Mars. Instead it goes to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. They are then forced by bank robber Mugsy and his pal Harry to fly to Venus where they find a civilization made up entirely of women, men having been banished.
Wagon Team (1952) as Bailiff Holmby
A stagecoach agent goes undercover with a medicine show to hunt down the band that stole the Army's payroll.
Belles on Their Toes (1952) as Cab driver
The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance.
Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952) as Postman
The hillbilly farmers try to raise money to send their daughter to college.
Cripple Creek (1952) as Piano player
Government agents infiltrate a gold smuggling ring preying on miners.
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as Barker
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
The Las Vegas Story (1952) as Matty, cab driver
When newlyweds visit Las Vegas, the wife's shady past comes to the surface.
The Hawk of Wild River (1952) as Yank-Em-Out Kennedy
Sky Full of Moon (1952) as Cowhand
An innocent cowboy in Las Vegas stumbles into a fortune and a glamorous girlfriend.
The Old West (1952) as Barker
Doc Lockwood and his gang are trying to take away Autry's contract for supplying horses to the stagecoach line. Parson Brooks joins Autry in an effort to clean up the town of Sadderlock.
Valley of Fire (1951) as Drunk
Mayor Autrey sends for a wagon train of women to settle in his town, but baddies Guilford and Rawlings plot to hijack the train and sell the ladies to love-hungry miners instead.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951) as Waiter
Two bumbling private eyes turn a boxer invisible to save him from being framed for murder.
The Raging Tide (1951) as Proprietor
A San Francisco hood is rubbed out by rival Bruno Felkin, who himself reports the crime to Homicide Lieut. Kelsey in an alibi scheme which fails. To escape, he stows away on a fishing boat. At sea, skipper Hamil Linder receives Bruno kindly, teaching him fishing; Bruno enlists Hamil's wayward son Carl to tend his slot machines. Then Carl takes an interest in Bruno's girl Connie. Climax in a storm at sea.
The Fuller Brush Girl (1950) as Wardrobe man
A daffy door-to-door saleswoman blunders into a murder investigation.
Woman on the Run (1950) as Sullivan
A woman searches for her husband, who ran off after witnessing a mob hit.
Mule Train (1950) as Skeeter
A prospector discovers natural cement and suggests it should be used for a new dam. But this is the last thing the badmen of Trail End want, as they have a monopoly of the wagons needed to haul rocks to the site. A pretty sheriff notwithstanding, it's a job for a singing marshal.
Let's Dance (1950) as Herman
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
Walk Softly, Stranger (1950) as Poker player
A small-time crook on the run is reformed by the love of a crippled woman.
Dancing in the Dark (1950) as Mac, projectionist
Conceited film star Emery Slade was on top in 1932; in 1949, he's broke and still insufferable. Fox producer Crossman enlists Slade's aid to persuade broadway star Rosalie Brooks to star in the film "Bandwagon." But when Slade meets Julie Clarke, his assistant's onetime girlfriend, he decides she, not Rosalie, should get the part. No one can fathom his motives for this apparently selfless act, but there are a few tricks in the old fox yet...and he'll need them all.
Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) as Plumber
A pioneering efficiency expert tests his theories on his large family.
The Jackpot (1950) as Ernie the mailman
Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.
Three Little Words (1950) as Barker
Musical biography of songwriters Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, who surreptitiously helped each other out of jams.
That Wonderful Urge (1949) as Truck driver
An heiress gets back at the reporter who pretended to romance her to get a story.
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Station master
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.
Big Jack (1949) as Pokey
A pair of thieves swindle their way through the gay ''''90s.
The Younger Brothers (1949) as Prisoner
Three law-breaking brothers try to go straight, only to be hounded by a vengeful detective.
Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949) as Surveyor
An inept secretary goes to work for a bogus real estate firm thinking it's for real.
The Crime Doctor's Diary (1949) as Eddie
A criminal psychologist tries to clear his patient of arson charges.
The Stratton Story (1949) as Man in theater
True story of Monty Stratton, the baseball star who fought to continue his career after losing a leg.
Miss Mink of 1949 (1949) as Louie
Sitting Pretty (1948) as Cab driver
An efficiency expert tries to prove his methods apply to child rearing.
The Paleface (1948) as Cowboy
An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians.
Isn't It Romantic (1948) as Bartender
The Snake Pit (1948) as Inmate wearing visor at dance
A young woman tries to recover her sanity in a corrupt mental institution.
The Prince of Thieves (1948) as Will Scarlet
Robin Hood (Jon Hall) aids Lady Marian (Patricia Morison) and her brother (Michael Duane)to rescue the latter's betrothed Lady Christabel (Adele Jergens)from her father's house where she is being forced into a marriage against her will. The father recaptures his daughter and kidnaps Marian in the bargain. Robin gathers all of the merry men and a couple of grouches and routs the father's soldiers and slays him and his nephew. Friar Tuck (Alan Mowbray) then performs a triple wedding uniting Robin and Marian; the brother and the now-fatherless Christabel; and Little John (Walter Sande) and a handmaiden named Maude (Robin Raymond.)
Racing Luck (1948) as Pete
The Babe Ruth Story (1948) as Piano player
A childlike oaf becomes the greatest star in baseball.
Sleep, My Love (1948) as Milkman
Claudette Colbert wakes up in the middle of the night on board a train, but she can't remember how she got there. Danger and suspense ensue.
The Miracle of the Bells (1948) as Freddy Evans
A town supports the memory of an aspiring actress who dies before her first film premieres.
The Untamed Breed (1948) as Bartender
Tom Reed's adaptation of the "Saturday Evening Post" story by Eli Colter finds Texas wrangler Tom Kilpatrick (Sonny Tufts) persuading the ranchers of the Pecos area, led by John Rambeau (Edgar Buchanan), to buy a Brahma bull on a cooperative basis to improve their depleted cattle strain. The bull escapes, due to the carelessness of Windy Lucas (George Hayes as George 'Gabby' Hayes.) The mishap is seen by Larch Keegan (William Bishop), young rancher in love with Cherry Lucas (Barbara Britton), Windy's adopted daughter. Larch, jealous of Tom as a rival for Cherry and for water rights, fixes the blame on the wrangler. The bull terrorizes the countryside, injuring farm women and killing other bulls. Larch and his brothers, Hoy (Joe Sawyer) and Happy (Gordon Jones), incite the ranchers to shoot the bull on sight, but Tom begs for time to capture it alive. Tom corners and lassoes the bull in the hills, but his horse is no match for the bull, who escapes again. Tom then sets out to capture the Widow Maker, a famous wild horse, knowing the horse is the only one capable of holding the lassoed bull. He does so and trains the horse in secret. Larch grows so jealous of Tom that he vows to burn down his ranch house. To prevent this, Cherry marries Tom but the latter, discovering why Cherry rushed into the marriage, refuses to live with her as man and wife.
Triple Threat (1948) as Television man
If You Knew Susie (1948) as Proprietor of pet shop
A vaudeville couple tries to retire but gets mixed up with gangsters.
The Arkansas Swing (1948) as Sheriff Dibble
The Fabulous Joe (1947) as Donald
To quote a Marine D.I. in San Diego or John Wayne in several movies, "Listen up, we ain't going to plow this ground twice." In 1947, Hal Roach made a film called "Curly", which was an expanded version of 1930's "Our Gang" short "Teacher's Pet", with Frances Rafferty and Larry Olsen taking the roles played by June Marlowe and Jackie Cooper in the original short. Hal Roach also made a film called "The Fabulous Joe", basically about a drunk, a talking dog, gangsters and Marie Wilson running around in her skivvies. The two films, intended as bottom-half of a double feature, were released about two weeks apart, with "Curly" going out first. "The Fabulous Joe" came about two weeks later. At the same time, the two films were stitched together and offered, with the combined running time of 112 minutes, to exhibitors who didn't play double features. The film listed on this page, "Hal Roach's Comedy Carnival", is the result. "Curly" was an attempt by Hal Roach, who no longer owned the rights to "Our Gang" (aka "The Little Rascals") to create a version of "Our Gang" with a new set of kids, which would be known as "Curly and His Gang", and would be feature-length films in Cinecolor. "Curly" was the first one in the series and was followed in 1948 by "Who Killed "Doc" Robbin" with the same kids from "Curly" playing the same roles. Later, "Curly" and "Who Killed 'Doc' Robbin" were packaged together as "The Adventures of Curly and His Gang" for theatres and later sold to televison, and there are sources who keep adding the adult cast from the "Doc Robbin" film (Don Castle, Virginia Grey, Claire DuBrey, Paul Hurst and others)incorrectly to the cast of "Curly." The fun part of "Hal Roach's Comedy Carnival" is that it is comprised of two films that are about as opposite of each other as films can be. "The Fabulous Joe" is a screwball comedy filled with double entendre dialogue and scenes and as "Adult" as a film of the 40's could be and still get PCA approval. "Curly", as mentioned, is "Our Gang" updated and in color.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) as Henchman
An accountant dreams of being a hero but finds it''s not so easy in real life.
Easy Come, Easy Go (1947) as Milkman
A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer." Barry Fitzgerald is a rapid fan of following the ponies (but none too good at picking the winners)and owns a shabby boarding house east of NYC's Third Avenue. Mostly, he never works, follows his hunches, philosphizes through most of the 77 minutes and changes the life course for most of those around him. His dependence upon his daughter (Diana Lynn) keeps him interfering with her romance with a returning WW II sailor (Sonny Tufts, just before Paramount finally gave up on him.) And he will stretch the truth beyond accepted boundaries. Fitzgerald's real-life brother Arthur Sheilds plays his brother who he has built up to be a rich man, but who is really a diver working for the police department. Could have been a ten if there had been a leprechaun or two or Pat O'Brien in the cast.
Swell Guy (1947) as
Cross My Heart (1947) as Reporter
Last Days of Boot Hill (1947) as Hank
Fun on a Weekend (1947) as Mr. Prigee
Penniless strangers team up to fleece the rich.
Dead Reckoning (1947) as Morgue attendant
A tough veteran sets out to solve his war buddy's murder.
Michigan Kid (1947) as Cavalryman
Curley (1947) as Taxi driver
When their favorite teacher marries, a gang of kids tries to scare her replacement away.
Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1947) as Taxi driver
A small-town boy returns to college after the war only to find his sweetheart engaged to another.
Unconquered (1947) as Spieler for Dr. Diablo
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Backlash (1947) as Railroad worker
A body, believed to be that of a criminal lawyer, sends the police hunting for the killer. The lawyer's wife, his partner, and an ex-convict are, in turn, suspected of the crime. But the body was incorrectly identified, and the lawyer is still alive. He murders his partner and is planning on killing his wife.
Over the Santa Fe Trail (1947) as Barker
Susie Steps Out (1946) as Biegelman
Avalanche (1946) as Bartender
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946) as Taxi driver
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
Six Gun Man (1946) as Syd "Rawhide" McTavish
Ambush Trail (1946) as Sam Hawkins
Bolton, trying to get the ranchers to leave, has his outlaw gang ambush all incoming supply wagons. Curly Thompson, out to stop them, gets framed for murder and put in jail.
Boston Blackie and the Law (1946) as Mac
A reformed thief brings a magic show to a woman's prison and gets mixed up in an escape.
House of Horrors (1946) as Jones
The Virginian (1946) as Rancher
Best friends become enemies when one signs on with a rustler.
Deadline for Murder (1946) as Waiter
Thunder Town (1946) as Utah McGirk
Bedside Manner (1945) as Elmer Jones
See My Lawyer (1945) as
Bells of Rosarita (1945) as Charlie
Dale Evans inherits a circus, but her dead father's partner (Grant Withers) is trying to take it away from her. Roy and Bob Nolan are filming a movie on location at the circus. They and a number of other western movie stars come to Dale's aid, putting on a show and catching the bad guys.
That Night with You (1945) as Taxi driver
Scarlet Street (1945) as Crocker
A middle aged wouldbe painter falls into the clutches of an unscrupulous woman.
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Clown
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
Frisco Sal (1945) as Guide
Sal comes to the Barbary Coast from New England to find out who murdered her brother. She gets a job signing in Dude's saloon, falls in love with Dude, then wonders if he might be involved in the murder.
Murder, He Says (1945) as Yokel
A pollster stumbles on a family of small-town killers.
Navajo Kid (1945) as Happy
On Stage Everybody (1945) as Clem
She Gets Her Man (1945) as Waiter
Nob Hill (1945) as
The owner of a San Francisco saloon yearns to rank among the upper crust of Nob Hill. When he begins romancing a wealthy socialite it looks like he may have his entree into high society. The pretty star of his saloon's show, however, wants to make sure he stays on the Barbary Coast.
Eve Knew Her Apples (1945) as Motorcycle officer
A radio star tries to escape the limelight in the car trunk of a reporter who is eager for a story.
Three of a Kind (1944) as Customer
Louisiana Hayride (1944) as
In hopes of becoming a movie star, a country girl follows two con men to Hollywood.
The National Barn Dance (1944) as Stranger
Made at the time when the National Barn Dance program, on radio station WLS (for World's Largest Store and owned by Sears & Roebuck) in Chicago, was as big on a national scale listening audience as "The Grand Ole Opry" out of Nashville. The film highlights the leading acts then performing on the program; comedian Pat Buttram, announcer Joe Kelly (before his Quiz Kids stint), Lulubelle & Scotty (Scott Wiseman and wife Myrtle), the Dinning Sisters trio, Arkie the Arkansas Wood Chooper (Luther W. Osenbrink) and the Hoosier Hot Shots quartet, whose musical abilities and creativity were vastly underrated. The piffle of a story begins in the early days of radio (Calvin Cooledge was President) but otherwise seems to take place in 1944, which made things easier on the Art and Set directors. Agent John Berke (Charles Quigley) thinks advertising executive Mitcham (Robert Benchley) wants to put together a program of hillbilly performers---a term used until later years when Nashville went uptown and changed it to Country & Western---and hies himself down to a country town where Lulubelle (Myrtle Wiseman) & Scotty (Scott Wiseman) hold a barn dance in their barn every Saturday night featuring themselves and their farm hands, although it is not quite clear just what chores the Dinning Sisters perform. He signs all hands to a contract, brings them to Chicago and learns that Mitcham has no intentions of putting together such a program to be sponsored by the Garvey Soup Company owned by the Garveys (Charles Dingle and Mabel Paige). A bit of plot contrivance---a small bit--- changes all of that, and the National Barn Dance is born.
Once Upon a Time (1944) as Ship yard worker
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
The Merry Monahans (1944) as Drunk
Hey, Rookie (1944) as Corporal Trupp
Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in a camp show, hears about his task and offers him his help. He thinks, she does it for her publicity only, so he doesn't want to know anything about this, till he finds out, that she has no such intentions.
The Singing Sheriff (1944) as Court clerk
Meet Miss Bobby Socks (1944) as Mr. Loomis
A veteran becomes a singing sensation.
Gambler's Choice (1944) as Husband at police court
Slightly Terrific (1944) as Sammy
Swing Out the Blues (1944) as Drunk
Buffalo Bill (1944) as Barker
This film follows the legendary story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, from buffalo hunter to wild west showman.
Swingtime Johnny (1944) as Sea food barker
The Andrews Sisters take a hiatus from show business to aid the war effort. They take on jobs at a pipe-organ plant now making artillery shells. But they still find time for plenty of singing and dancing.
Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour (1943) as Bus driver
Swing Shift Maisie (1943) as Checker
A brassy showgirl signs on to help the war effort as a factory worker.
Time to Kill (1943) as Postman
Doughboys in Ireland (1943) as Sergeant
Harvest Melody (1943) as Spot
A Lady Takes a Chance (1943) as Poker player
So's Your Uncle (1943) as Meek man
Jitterbugs (1943) as Barker
The two-man Laurel and Hardy Zoot Suit Band find themselves fronting a scam for "gasolene pills" in wartime oil-short America. They are however soon on the side of the angels helping recover $10,000 for an attractive young lady whose family have themselves been swindled.
Action in the North Atlantic (1943) as Jim
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
Nobody's Darling (1943) as Newsman
Dangerous Blondes (1943) as Attendant
A mystery writer and his wife investigate the murder of a couturier''''s wife.
He Hired the Boss (1943) as Mailman
Hubert Wilkins (Stuart Erwin), a bookkeeper for Mr. Bates (Thurston Hall) by day and an air raid warden by night, patrols the district where his boss' warehouse is located, and finds two employees removing raw silk stocks. They say they are working under Bates' orders and brush him off. Hubert wants to marry Emily Conway (Elelyn Venable), company secretary, but can't see how he can afford it since he has loaned a salesman, Fuller (Chick Chandler), $400 with deeds to four lots as security. Don Bates (William T. Orr), son of the boss, is engaged to Emily's sister Sally (Vivian Blaine) though his father disapproves. He and Emily encourage Sally and Don to elope. Hubert, a little tipsy, buys two more lots from Fuller and goes to Bates' home and asks for a raise. He is fired and, the next morning, Emily also for helping Don to elope. Hubert discovers that the lots he bought are worth $100,000 and, unknown to Bates, buys the company. While on warden duty that night, he discovers that the two employees he previously saw taking silk from the warehouse are actually stealing it.
True to the Army (1942) as Dumb-looking private
A Gentleman at Heart (1942) as Lighthouse
A race-track bookie tries his hand in the art racket.
Gentleman Jim (1942) as Driver
Fanciful biography of 19th-century boxing champion Jim Corbett.
It Happened in Flatbush (1942) as Taxi driver
A disgraced ball player turns a Brooklyn team into champions.
Sunday Punch (1942) as Cabby
A young girl copes with a boarding house full of boxers.
The Man in the Trunk (1942) as Joe
That Other Woman (1942) as Tramp
The Lone Star Ranger (1942) as Hotel clerk
Sundown Jim (1942) as Old timer
Mug Town (1942) as Drunk
The Great Gildersleeve (1942) as Phil
A small-town blowhard runs for water commissioner while fighting to win custody of his niece and nephew.
Pacific Rendezvous (1942) as Navy recruiting officer
An expert at deciphering codes takes on an enemy spy ring.
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Rat-faced man
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Lady in a Jam (1942) as Drunk
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) as Second boarder
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
H. M. Pulham, Esq. (1941) as Preacher
A stuffy businessman livens things up by having a fling.
We Go Fast (1941) as Stranger
Rose Couglin (Lynn Bari) is a wise-cracking waitress at a coffe-pt diner with policemen Bob Brandon (Alan Curtis) and Herman Huff (Don DeFore billed as Don DeForest) vying for her attention. Their argument ends when the place is held up, but Brandon tricks the crook and captures him, but lets Herman take the credit. Herman now must sponsor Bob's application to the motrocycle force and is enev more dismayed when society deb Diana Hempstead (Sheila Ryan)takes a liking to Bob. Rose also finds herself involved with a swindle upon a refrigerator manufacturer by a bogus foreign potentate, Nabob (Gerald Mohr.)
Life with Henry (1941) as Electrician
Young Henry Aldrich would like to "win" a trip to Alaska. But in order to participate, he first has to put up $100. The whole matter sounds awfully fishy. Henry and his pal Dizzy go into the soap business. Their attempt to raise money turns into a disaster when they get the soap formula wrong. But the Alaska trip is really on the level. It's been organized by Sylvanus Q. Sattherwaite, businessman and philanthropist. But Henry still doesn't have the money...
Last of the Duanes (1941) as
In 1870 Texas a man (Montgomery) comes home to find his father murdered. He trails an outlaw till he finds out he's part of a gang, then calls in the Texas Rangers.
Wyoming Wildcat (1941) as Butch McCord
Bill Gannon returns from the Spanish American War only to find that his father Frank is a wanted outlaw. An outcast because of his father's reputation, things get worse when he is jailed for a murder he didn't commit.
Miss Polly (1941) as Storekeeper
A small-town matchmaker takes on the local blue noses.
The Great American Broadcast (1941) as Brakeman
After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring everyone back together.
Ride, Kelly, Ride (1941) as Cowhand
Sleepers West (1941) as Vender
Detective Shayne is on a train headed for San Francisco with a surprise witness (Hughes) whom many on board would like to keep from testifying at a murder trial.
Sierra Sue (1941) as Pony attendant
Gene is a government inspector looking into what's killing cattle. The ranchers want to burn the area to clear of a poisonous weed, but Gene favors chemical spray from an airplane.
Reaching for the Sun (1941) as 1st man at lunch cart
Borrowed Hero (1941) as
Geronimo (1940) as Sergeant
Arizona (1940) as Timmins
A tough pioneer woman needs a young man's help in fighting land grabbers and finding love.
I Take This Woman (1940) as Taxi driver
A tenement doctor's marriage to a European refugee threatens his practice.
Young People (1940) as Vaudevillian
Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small town until a storm lets the family show their stuff. Clips from earlier films fill in Shirley's background.
Dr. Kildare's Crisis (1940) as Elevator operator
A young doctor's marriage could be called off when the bride's brother is diagnosed with epilepsy.
Lucky Cisco Kid (1940) as Hotel clerk
Cisco and Gordito arrive to find there is an outlaw operating in the area who is assumed to be the Cisco Kid. When a reward is offered for his capture and a large shipment of money goes out, Cisco is on hand. Seeing the gang rob the stage he goes after them only to be wounded. The gang leader leaves Cisco's handkerchief at the scene and now he is wanted for the murder he tried to break up.
Irene (1940) as Gardner
An Irish shop girl falls in love with a high-society boy.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) as John Johnston
An exploration into the domestic and political life of this past president.
Pirates of the Skies (1939) as Owner
$1,000 a Touchdown (1939) as Bangs
Boy Friend (1939) as Motorcycle policeman
A cop pretends to be a crook in order to catch a gang of outlaws. The bad guys run a night club as a front. The cop's sister helps him by singing there; otherwise, she's busy making love to a military cadet.
Remember? (1939) as Taxi driver
A bickering couple takes an amnesia potion so they can re-discover each other.
Pardon Our Nerve (1939) as Mailman
Union Pacific (1939) as Barker
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
Chicken Wagon Family (1939) as Cab driver
An traveling merchant (Carrillo) takes his family to New York where he explores his weakness for poker as he looks for work aided by his daughter (Withers).
Golden Boy (1939) as Annoyed man
A crooked promoter lures a young violinist to give up music for boxing.
Winner Take All (1939) as Rubber
When a waiter (Martin) makes a lucky hit and wins a benefit prizefight, gamblers rig some fights for him; but a reporter (Stuart) arranges for a real boxer (Richmond) to put him in his place.
Let Freedom Ring (1939) as 1st surveyor
A crusader returns to his Western hometown to root out corruption.
Our Leading Citizen (1939) as Sam
Thunder Afloat (1939) as Radio operator
An old sailor is duped into joining the Navy, where he runs into a longtime rival.
Stand Up and Fight (1939) as Stooge
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
Persons in Hiding (1939) as Station attendant
The Kid from Texas (1939) as Bud
A playboy turns cowboy and sets up a polo match with an Indian tribe.
Strange Faces (1938) as Mechanic
Test Pilot (1938) as Boss loader
An irresponsible test pilot's wife and best friend try to get him to grow up.
One Wild Night (1938) as Mug in bank
Five of a Kind (1938) as Truck owner
Little Miss Broadway (1938) as Member of the band
An orphan adopted by show people helps them fight off a nasty landlady.
Safety in Numbers (1938) as Guard
There Goes My Heart (1938) as Robinson
An heiress takes a job as a department store clerk.
Mr. Moto's Gamble (1938) as Hotel clerk
Mr. Moto must discover who poisoned a fighter in the boxing ring. This movie began as "Charlie Chan at the Ringside," but Warner Oland died during the filming so it was switched to a Mr. Moto.
Men with Wings (1938) as Jimmy
Keep Smiling (1938) as Studio policeman
Jane breaks into the film business while also reviving the flagging career of her film director uncle (Wilcoxon) and getting him hooked up with his secretary (Stuart).
Happy Landing (1938) as Tuba player
The Bride's Fair in a small Norwegian village is interrupted by the forced landing of Jimmy Hall (Don Ameche) and Duke Sargent (Cesar Romero), two Americans lost - really, really lost - while flying from New York to Paris. Jimmy is the manager of Duke, a publicity-seeking band leader. An old superstition points to Duke as the appointed husband-to-be (not likely) of Trudy Ericksen (Sonja Henie), daughter of villager Herr Ericksen (Jean Hersholt). Duke, however, has an understanding with Flo Kelly (Ethel Merman) back in the states, and leaves for Paris. Trudy follows him to New York, only to find he has left for Florida with Flo. Jimmy takes Trudy skating in Central Park, falls in love with her and is so impressed that he gets her a contract to skate professionally. Duke hears of her success and flies back and begins a series of romantic entanglements.
Passport Husband (1938) as Baggageman
The Black Doll (1938) as Red
Nicholas Rood (C. Henry Gordon), dishonest mine owner, finds a Black Doll on his desk and knows that vengeance is about to overtake him for murdering his former partner. He is knifed as he talks to his daughter Marian (Nan Grey). She summons her fiance Nick Halstead (Donald Woods), a private detective. He finds that six people had a motive for the murder; Rood's sister Mrs.Laura Leland (Doris Lloyd); her son Rex (William Lundigan); Rood's associates Mallison(Addison Richards) and Walling (Arthur Hohl); Esteban (Fred Malatesta), a servant and Dr. Giddings (Holmes Herbert.) Sheriff Renick (Edgar Kennedy) and his deputy Red (Syd Saylor) get the clues all mixed up, but Nick finally narrows the search down to one suspect...
Down on the Farm (1938) as Painter
Born Reckless (1937) as Driver
The Lady Escapes (1937) as Carpenter
A couple who are always quarreling split up temporarily while she goes to France and teams up with a playboy who's being sued for breach of promise.
Topper (1937) as Man who delivers the Kerby's car
A fun-loving couple returns from the dead to help a henpecked husband.
Pick a Star (1937) as Street sweeper
A young innocent in Hollywood enlists a publicist''s help in her search for stardom.
Secret Valley (1937) as Paddy
Guns in the Dark (1937) as Oscar Roscoe
Born to the West (1937) as Dinkey Hooley
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.
Time Out for Romance (1937) as Truck driver
The Wrong Road (1937) as Big hobo
Wild and Woolly (1937) as Lutz
Meet the Boyfriend (1937) as Buddy
Exiled to Shanghai (1937) as Maloney
Sea Racketeers (1937) as Weasel
Forlorn River (1937) as "Weary" Pierce
Arizona Days (1937) as "Grass" Hopper
She Had to Eat (1937) as Fireman
Pennies From Heaven (1936) as Sign painter
A singer gets mixed up with a grieving family and a haunted house.
Mister Cinderella (1936) as Mr. Fitch
A timid young man longs to enter high society.
His Brother's Wife (1936) as Mug
A man helps his brother skip town, then steals his girlfriend.
Prison Shadows (1936) as Dave Moran
The Sky Parade (1936) as Flash Lewis
Woman Trap (1936) as Expert
Rhythm on the Range (1936) as Gus
A cowboy falls for his boss, a beautiful lady ranch owner.
The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) as Agitator
President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both.
Kelly the Second (1936) as Dan
A feisty Irish woman turns a truck driver into a championship boxer.
The House of Secrets (1936) as Ed
Globe-trotter Barry Wilding (Leslie Fenton) intercedes when a man annoys Julie Kenmore (Muriel Evans) on a ship crossing the English Channel, but she refuses to tell him her name or address. Barry determines to find her in London, but he is summoned to a lawyer's office and informed that he has inherited "The Hawk's Nest", a large estate outside London. He has to sign a declaration that he will never sell the property. He arrives there and is roughly put off his own property be trespassers who have taken up residence. Despite offers to buy the estate and warnings to get out of England, Barry refuses to do either. Julie appears and tells Barry she is living at "The Hawk's Nest" and he must allow her and her father, Dr. Kenmore (Morgan Wallace), to continue to live there for at least six months, and he can not visit her there. But Barry continues to try to solve the mystery that surrounds his inheritance even after being attacked by three American gangsters. Barry tries to enlist the aid of Scotland Yard, but, for some unfathomable reason, they refuse to help him. Mystery piles on mystery before the amazing and unusual conclusion.
Hitch Hike to Heaven (1936) as Spud
The Three Mesquiteers (1936) as Lullaby Joslin
Lullaby and his World War I buddies head west to farmstead. When the Canfield brothers try to stop them, they get help from Stony and Tucson as Livingstone and Corrigan start their long run as Mesquiteers while Saylor makes his lone appearance.
Rose Bowl (1936) as Member of Rubber band
The Headline Woman (1935) as Murphy
When the daughter of a newspaper publisher is falsely charged with murder, a reporter on her father's paper goes into hiding with her. At first hoping to get an exclusive story, the reporter eventually finds himself falling in love and trying to find the real killer.
Fighting Coward (1935) as Detective Hendricks
Nevada (1935) as Cash Burridge
Murder in the Fleet (1935) as CPO officer
Seamen hunt down a deadly saboteur.
Goin' to Town (1935) as Buck's cowboy
When her fiancée Buck Gonzales is killed, dance hall queen Cleo Borden inherits his wealth. Included are oil wells supervised by British engineer Carrington, whom Cleo sets out to win by becoming a "lady." She races her horse in Buenos Aires, gains social position by loveless marriage to bankrupt Colton, and even sings in an opera. But when she meets Carrington again, he's become the Earl of Stratton...
Here Comes Cookie (1935) as Allen's cab driver
Streamline Express (1935) as Steward
A disparate group of people meet as passengers on a superspeed train crossing the U.S. Aboard are a seductive blackmailer and the stage director he intends to frame, a woman chasing her husband who is running away with the blackmail victim, and the stage director's feisty leading lady.
Men of Action (1935) as Speedy
Wilderness Mail (1935) as Mora
The Code of the Mounted (1935) as Rogers
Branded a Coward (1935) as Oscar
Ladies Crave Excitement (1935) as Flynn
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.
Young and Beautiful (1934) as Hansen
When a Man Sees Red (1934) as Ben
Mystery Mountain (1934)
Ken Williams is determined to discover the identity of the mysterious Rattler, who preys upon railroads and transportation companies like that owned by Jane Corwin. The Rattler is especially difficult to catch because of his skill at disguising himself as other people.
The Dude Ranger (1934) as Nebraska Kemp
Marrying Widows (1934) as
The Lost Jungle (1934) as Larry Henderson
Animal trainer Clyde Beatty heads a rescue party in search of his girl, Ruth, and her father who get lost looking for an uncharted island. His dirigible crashes into the jungles of the island. When he locates Ruth, he learns that her father has disappeared. The ensuing search is hindered by greedy gold hunters and wild animals.
The Nuisance (1933) as Fred
Love trips up an ambulance chasing lawyer.
Justice Takes a Holiday (1933) as Scoop Jones
Gambling Ship (1933) as The sailor
Tired of the dangerous life as gambling boss, Ace Corbin 'retires' from the racket and travels cross-country by train to begin a new life with a new name. On the train, he meets Eleanor and they fall in love. Eleanor is afraid to tell Ace she's a soiled dove and Ace doesn't tell Eleanor of his shady past. Old enemies won't let Ace begin his new life, and old commitments's won't free Eleanor of her sordid ties. Ace's old life and Eleanor's deception collide with the typical results. But love conquers all!
The Crusader (1932) as Harry Smaltz
Lady and Gent (1932) as Joe
Fresh young boxer Buzz Kinney is just out of college. He's able to knock out Stag Bailey when the veteran becomes over confident. Later Buzz is a worn out wreck with a broken nose and cauliflower ear.
Million Dollar Legs (1932) as Referee at weightlifting competition
The government officials of Klopstokia, where everyone has outstanding athletic abilities, decide to enter their country in the Olympic Games.
Law of the Sea (1931) as
Unfaithful (1931) as Buck
Caught (1931) as Sergeant Weems
I Take This Woman (1931) as Shorty
The Lawyer's Secret (1931) as "Red"
Sidewalks of New York (1931) as Mulvaney
A society boy gets mixed up with gangsters when he falls for a girl from the slums.
Finn and Hattie (1931) as The brakeman
The Border Legion (1930) as Shrimp
Cowhand Jim Cleve is wrongly accused of murder and rescued by Jack Kells, leader of a band of Idaho outlaws known as the Border Legion. But when the Legion takes Joan Randall prisoner and leaves Cleve to guard her, he realizes that he cannot remain part of an outlaw band and decides to rescue Joan.
Men Without Law (1930) as Hank
Returning from the war, Buck finds his younger brother in trouble. Trailing him he gets caught by Murdock who takes his letter of introduction to the Del Ray's. Posing as Buck, Murdock takes Del Ray's jewels and his daughter Jaunita. To effect Murdock's capture and to rescue Juanita, Buck now poses as Murdock.
Shanghai Rose (1929) as Xavier Doolittle
Just Off Broadway (1929) as Bennie Barnett

Cast (short)

Two Hearts in Wax Time (1935)
After overindulging in alcohol, a department store employee witnesses the store''''s mannequins come to life in this musical short.

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