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Frank Scannell

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Cast (feature film)

Harlow (1965) as Doctor
Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964) as Lawyers
A Chicago gangster stumbles into philanthropic work during a gang war.
The Disorderly Orderly (1964) as Mr. McCaby
An inefficient hospital orderly wreaks havoc when he tries to help the patients.
The Errand Boy (1961) as
Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to the lot. But all that Morty ever finds is that he can cause havoc no matter what he does.
High Time (1960) as Tobacco auctioneer
Widower and hamburger restaurateur Harvey Howard decides to go to college at 51 years of age. Resisting the easy path, he insists on not receiving preferential treatment, and lives in a dorm like the other students despite the disapproval of his grown son and daughter. As the years pass, and he gets involved in study sessions, fraternity initiations, and sporting events, he begins falling in love with Professor Gautier, the French teacher, but doesn't consider re-marrying appropriate.
Who Was That Lady? (1960) as Tenant
A cheating husband convinces his wife his flirtations are actually spy missions.
Bells Are Ringing (1960) as
An answering service operator gets mixed up in her clients' lives.
The Flying Fontaines (1959) as Cab driver
After military service, a trapeze star fights to rebuild his career and his love life.
Some Came Running (1959) as Poker player
A veteran returns home to deal with family secrets and small-town scandals.
Arson for Hire (1959) as Pop Bergen
The Last Hurrah (1958) as
A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
Screaming Mimi (1958) as Paul
A serial killer stalks an exotic dancer in New Orleans.
Buchanan Rides Alone (1958) as Saloon gambler
Clever gunfighter tangles with a gleefully corrupt family over control of a border town.
Kelly and Me (1957) as Theater manager
Flop vaudeville performer Len Carmody is adopted by Kelly, a trained dog abandoned by Malo's dog act. When Kelly joins Len's ho-hum song and dance, a popular comedy act is born. On the train, Len meets young Mina Van Runkel, daughter of a movie producer in desperate need of new talent (it's 1930). Successful in making "dog pictures," can Len stand being second banana to Kelly? Complications: a pallid romantic triangle...and the reappearance of Kelly's original owner.
Decision at Sundown (1957) as Morley man
A gunman seeks revenge on the man he believes stole his wife.
The Tattered Dress (1957) as Cal Morrison
After a wild night, wealthy Michael Reston's adulterous wife Charleen comes home with her ripe young body barely concealed by a dress in rags; murder results. Top defense lawyer J.G. Blane, whose own marriage exists in name only, arrives in Desert View, Nevada to find the townsfolk and politically powerful Sheriff Hoak distinctly hostile to the Restons. In due course, Blane discovers he's been "taken for a ride," and that quiet desert communities can be deadly...
The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) as Barker
When he mysteriously starts shrinking, a man finds a new world of danger in everyday creatures.
The Night the World Exploded (1957) as Sheriff Quinn
A seismologist discovers a new element that could destroy the world.
April Love (1957) as Old hoofer
A young man visiting his relatives in Kentucky falls in love with their neighbor.
The Opposite Sex (1956) as Personal manager
In this musical remake of The Women, a happily married singer lets her catty friends convince her to file for divorce.
Crashing Las Vegas (1956) as Croupier
When an electric shock turns one of them into a psychic, the Bowery Boys invade Las Vegas.
Miracle in the Rain (1956) as Auctioneer
When a lonely woman''''s wartime lover dies, her loneliness threatens her life.
The Girl Can't Help It (1956) as Samuels
A gangster sets out to turn his girlfriend into a rock star.
The Square Jungle (1956) as Jerry Macon
Grocery clerk Eddie Quaid, in danger of losing his father to alcoholism and his girl Julie through lack of career prospects, goes into boxing. His cop friend McBride finances him; ex-con Bernie Browne trains him. Three years later, he is a challenger for the championship, and Julie re-enters his life. Can she win him back from a predatory blonde? And why does the prospect of Eddie's winning worry Bernie more than his losing?
The First Traveling Saleslady (1956) as Salesman
A corset designer takes a job selling barbed wire in the wild West.
The Country Girl (1955) as Bartender
While trying to help her husband make a comeback, an alcoholic singer''''s wife fights her love for another man.
Rails into Laramie (1954) as Shell game operator
Wicked Woman (1954) as Ticket agent
A trashy blonde lures a saloon owner away from his wife.
Border Ambush (1954) as Lawyer [Frank Blake]
The Last Posse (1953) as
Flashbacks reveal how a posse after stolen money returned empty handed.
The Stranger Wore a Gun (1953) as Red Glick
A gold robber tries to reform in the middle of a big heist.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) as Reporter
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
The Story of Three Loves (1953) as Master of ceremonies
Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.
Remains to Be Seen (1953) as Waiter
A girl vocalist and her apartment manager get mixed up in a creepy Park Avenue murder and find themselves facing danger at every turn.
The Band Wagon (1953) as Reporter
A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.
Three Sailors and a Girl (1953) as Box office attendant
Three sailors on leave back a Broadway hit.
Meet Danny Wilson (1952) as Master of ceremonies
Danny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh nightclub. But Nick wants a high price: half of Danny's future income. Danny's career skyrockets, but his position at the top of the heap, and his one-sided romance with Joy, prove extremely unstable.
Kansas City Confidential (1952) as Stickman
To commit the perfect crime, a former detective keeps his colleagues' identities secret from each other.
The Winning Team (1952) as Emcee
Baseball great Grover Cleveland Alexander fights his way back from a blinding injury.
Rose of Cimarron (1952) as Sharper
She's Working Her Way Through College (1952) as
A professor helps a burlesque queen get a college education.
The Unknown Man (1951) as Photographer
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he''''s gotten off was really guilty.
Starlift (1951) as Reporter
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
Rhubarb (1951) as Hamburger Harry
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
The Sea Hornet (1951) as Bartender at Padre Inn
Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone (1950) as Stud
A lawyer and a widow encounter murder on a train ride.
Armored Car Robbery (1950) as Kimball
A police officer tries to find half a million dollars stolen by gangsters.
The Yellow Cab Man (1950) as Mechanic
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
The Secret Fury (1950) as Wilson
A mysterious figure tries to stop a woman's marriage by driving her mad.
My Dream Is Yours (1949) as Car salesman
A talent scout turns a young unknown into a radio singing star.
Command Decision (1949) as Correspondent in military
A senior officer faces the horror of sending his men on suicide missions over Germany during the last days of World War II.
Mighty Joe Young (1949) as Pierson
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
Chicken Every Sunday (1949) as Barker
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband''''s harebrained financial schemes.
Alias the Champ (1949) as Bert Tracy
Always Leave Them Laughing (1949) as Photographer
A vaudeville clown neglects his family while fighting for stardom.
Flamingo Road (1949) as
A stranded carnival dancer takes on a corrupt political boss when she marries into small-town society.
Act of Violence (1949) as Bell captain
An embittered veteran tracks down a POW camp informer.
Ladies of the Chorus (1949) as Joe
A one-time burlesque star tries to shield her daughter so she can marry a nice young man.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949) as Reporter
A beautiful woman takes over a turn-of-the-century baseball team.
The Babe Ruth Story (1948) as Sports editor
A childlike oaf becomes the greatest star in baseball.
Race Street (1948) as Burnside
A night-club owner takes on the crooks who killed his best friend.
The Hunted (1948) as Starter
A police detective investigating a jewel robbery discovers evidence that points to his girlfriend as the culprit, although she claims she was framed. He arrests her anyway, and she is convicted and serves several years in prison. Finally out on parole, she is soon mixed up in a murder. The detective is torn between his love for his girlfriend and his belief that she may have committed the murder.
Apartment for Peggy (1948) as Salesman
A war veteran and his young wife attempt to adjust to the boom years of the late 1940s.
Panhandle (1948) as Drunk
When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948) as Vendor
French Leave (1948) as François
Romance on the High Seas (1948) as Purser
A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.
Hit Parade of 1947 (1947) as Sammy
The Beginning or the End (1947) as Winne
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
Kilroy Was Here (1947) as Cab driver
Returning G. I. John J. Kilroy (Jackie Cooper), whose main ambition is to get a college education, finds himself one-half credit short for college entrance. Connie Harcourt (Wanda McKay) writes feature stories about him as "Kilroy,", the most talked about G. I. of the war, and is able to get him registered. Fraternity members grow dubious and attempt to make him withdraw from college.
Linda, Be Good (1947) as Eddie Morgan
The Hucksters (1947) as Circus Barker
A war veteran fights for honesty in the advertising game.
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947) as
In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women's Suffrage movement.
That's My Man (1947) as Husband
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now? (1947) as Stage manager
A biopic of the career of Joe Howard (12 Feb.,1878 - 19 May, 1961), famous songwriter of the early 20th Century. Howard wrote the title song, Goodbye, My Lady Love; and Hello, My Baby among many others. Mark Stevens was dubbed by Buddy Clark, well known singer of the 30's and 40's
Suspense (1946) as Monk
The new manager of an ice show plots to steal the owners business and his wife.
Lover Come Back (1946) as Reporter
Kay Williams, an executive with Styles, Inc., is true to her absent husband Bill despite much harassment for dates from co-workers. But when Bill finally returns from Europe, it becomes increasingly evident to Kay that he has been a world- class philanderer. Still loving him, Kay decides to take gentle revenge by making him think she does likewise. Ensuing comic events ridicule the double standard at every opportunity.
If I'm Lucky (1946) as
Colonel Urias J. Magonnagle (Edgar Buchanan) is running for Governor, against a crooked incumbent, and glib-tongued Wally M. Jones (Phil Silvers) persaudes him to build his campaign around performances by Earl Gordon (Harry James) and his band, including vocalists Terry (Vivian Blaine) and Allen Clark (Perry Como.) The performers (including Carmen Miranda as Michelle O'Toole) perform, Magonnagle orates and the citizens are buying. The crooked political machine gets worried and a few plot twists later (as can only be performed by four screenplay writers evidently in separate rooms), Clark has replaced Magonnagle as the candidate.
Behind City Lights (1945) as Charles Mathews
Blonde Ransom (1945) as Piano player
Within These Walls (1945) as Convict
An Angel Comes to Brooklyn (1945) as Brian Hepplestone
A Thousand and One Nights (1945) as Retainer
Aladdin tries to make his fortune with the help of a beautiful genie.
Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe (1945) as
Joe Davis Sr., headliner at a big nightclub, is visited by medical student son Joe Jr., who to Dad's chagrin wants to be a crooner, and soon comes between Dad and his girlfriend Claire. So glamorous dancer Bonnie is enlisted to distract Junior. Which does Bonnie want more, the fur coat or true love? Plot is a framework for numerous Ziegfeld style stage productions.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945) as Waiter
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
State Fair (1945) as Ticket taker
An Iowa family finds romance and adventure at the yearly state fair.
Love, Honor and Goodbye (1945) as Jackson
Lost in a Harem (1944) as Fruit vendor
Two entertainers touring the Middle East are kidnapped by an evil sultan.
Shadow of Suspicion (1944) as Red
Private investigators infiltrate a jewelry store to guard a priceless emerald bracelet.
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943) as Joe
A radio sleuth infiltrates the Brooklyn Dodgers to solve a murder.

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