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Cast (feature film)

The Destructors (1968) as
Secret agents fight to protect the jewels powering a deadly laser weapon.
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) as
A crazed, aging star torments her sister in a decaying Hollywood mansion.
Secret of Deep Harbor (1961) as Travis
The Threat (1960) as Harry Keenan
The Buccaneer (1959) as Creole militia officer
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Street of Darkness (1958) as Jesse Flores
Flood Tide (1958) as Doctor
The finding of a body on the beach leads to the conviction for murder of Bill Holleran (who claims innocence), thanks to the testimony of a 10-year-old boy, David Gordon. In flashback, Holleran's landlord Steve Martin recalls his prior involvement with David's widowed mother Anne, broken off because of the disabled boy's vindictive jealousy. Now that a man's life is at stake, Steve reluctantly re-enters the lives of the Gordons to find the truth. Is David a monster or just misunderstood?
Pal Joey (1957) as Livingstone
An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career.
The Amazing Colossal Man (1957) as Col. Hallock
Lt. Col. Glenn Manning is inadvertently exposed to a plutonium bomb blast at Camp Desert Rock. Though burned over 90% of his body, he survives, and begins to grow in size. As he grows, his heart and circulatory system fail to keep pace with his growth, and he is gradually losing his mind as a result of reduced blood supply to his brain. He reaches 50 feet tall before his growth is stopped. By this time he has become insane. He escapes and wreaks havoc upon Las Vegas before he is finally stopped.
Bombers B-52 (1957) as Flight school instructor
A hard-nosed Air Force sergeant tries to keep his daughter from dating a hotshot flyer.
Beginning of the End (1957) as Capt. James Barton
A reporter attempts to thwart the attack of giant radioactive grasshoppers.
The Big Land (1957) as Ben
A cattleman tries to convince a group of farmers to build a small town as a railroad link.
I've Lived Before (1956) as Mr. Fred Bolan
Man in the Vault (1956) as Paul De Camp
Bank robbers force a locksmith to help them with a big heist.
Friendly Persuasion (1956) as Rebel captain
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
Gun Brothers (1956) as Blackjack Silk
Two brothers end up on opposite sides of the law in the old West.
I Died a Thousand Times (1955) as Man in Tropico lobby
An ex-con dreaming of one last heist faces dissension within his gang.
The Kentuckian (1955) as Gambler on riverboat
A backwoodsman and his son fight to build a new home in Texas.
Kiss Me Deadly (1955) as FBI agent
Detective Mike Hammer fights to solve the murder of a beautiful hitchhiker with a mysterious connection to the Mob.
The Steel Cage (1954) as Doctor
Sea of Lost Ships (1954) as Executive officer
Vera Cruz (1954) as Abilene
During the Mexican Revolution, rival mercenaries team to steal a fortune in gold.
Killers from Space (1954) as Colonel Banks
Atomic scientist Doug Martin is missing after his plane crashes while on an investigatory mission after a nuclear test. Showing up at the base later, he is given sodium pentathol after being caught in espionage activities. He is not believed as he relates how he was captured by aliens who plan on conquering Earth by using giant animals and insects.
Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl (1954) as Earl of Bellomont
Anthony Dexter, Eva Gabor, Alan Hale, Jr., James Seay, Richard Karlan, Lyle Talbot, John Crawford. When Captain Kidd is reprieved from the gallows by a greedy nobelman who wants to know the location of his buried treasure, he sets off across the seven seas with faithful slave girl Eva Gabor in tow.
Return to Treasure Island (1954) as Felix Newman
A student vies with crooks for buried treasure.
Off Limits (1953) as Maj. Dr. Evans
Wally Hogan has things going his way. He is the manager-trainer of Bullet Bradley, a fighter who has just won the lightweight championship. Life suddenly takes a not-so-happy turn, however, when Bullet gets drafted. Hogan's gangster partners "persuade him to enlist and keep an eye on the fighter, who is subsequently declared psychologically unfit for the Army. Enter Herbet Tuttle, a draftee eager to have Hogan turn him into a fighter. Hogan Reluctantly agrees only after he discovers Tuttle's aunt is the beautiful singer at a nightclub. From then on it's a case of stringing Tuttle along while trying to get close to his aunt. To further complicate Hogan's life there is a rulebook Military Police Officer who tries to squish the shenanigans.
Fort Ti (1953) as Mark Chesney
Captain John Smith and Pocahontas (1953) as [Edward] Wingfield
The legendary Indian princess saves a British soldier from execution and follows him to England.
Jack McCall, Desperado (1953) as Bat McCall
Wrongly accused of treason, a Civil War veteran tries to clear his name.
Son of Belle Starr (1953) as George Clark
(Wes ''53). Keith Larsen, Dona Drake, Peggie Castle, Regis Toomey, James Seay, Frank Puglia. Forced into a life of crime by his mother''s notorious reputation, The Kid (Keith Larsen) decides to go straight and put a corrupt sheriff behind bars. The real-life Belle Starr actually did have a son, Ed Reed, who was suspected of shooting his mother in the back.
Torpedo Alley (1953) as Skipper
Phantom from Space (1953) as Major Andrews
An alien being lands in Santa Monica. Killing two people who attacked him due to the menacing appearance of his spacesuit, the creature takes it off while being pursued by government authorities, revealing himself to be invisible.
The Homesteaders (1953) as [John] Kroger
A man faces numerous travails transporting a consignment of dynamite for a group of Oregon homesteaders.
Problem Girls (1953) as Max Thorpe
A reform school doctor uncovers a murder plot.
Models Inc. (1952) as Det. Sgt. Mooney
Voodoo Tiger (1952) as Abel Peterson
Jungle Jim helps an attractive research writer for the British museum clear up the mystery of a tiger cult in Africa while thwarting art thieves and bringing to justice a Nazi war criminal.
Brave Warrior (1952) as Gov. William Henry Harrison
Jon Hall, Christine Larson, Jay Silverheels, Michael Ansara, Harry Cording. Set in Indiana just prior to the War of 1812, this western drama follows government agent Jon Hall as he attempts to expose the perpetrator of recent Indian insurrections.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) as Governmnent man
An alien demands that Earth's leaders choose between peace and destruction.
When Worlds Collide (1951) as Donovan
Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hanson, Larry Keating, John Hoyt. A landmark science fiction film of the fifties. Scientists race against time to build a super rocket ship that can save a select group before the earth collides with another planet. Naturally, no one wants to be left behind for the final Armageddon. The special effects which include a giant tidal wave crashing down on Broadway won an Oscar. Produced by fantasy film specialist George Pal (The Time Machine ) .
The Flying Missile (1951) as Lieutenant Jackson
Hunt the Man Down (1951) as Prosecutor
Lawyer uncovers secrets behind a decade-old murder case.
When the Redskins Rode (1951) as Col. George Washington
In 1753, Colonel George Washington (James Seay) and frontiersman Christopher Gist (John Ridgely) are proudly introducing their protege, Delaware Indian Prince Hannoc (Jon Hall) to Williamsburg, Virginia society. French spy Elizabeth Leeds (Mary Castle) romances Hannoc, hoping to swing the Delawares to the French side in the impending colonial war. Hannoc saves Washington and his men from a French trap during a peace mission. When Hannoc's father, Chief Shingiss (Pedro de Cordoba), comes to Williamsburg to sign a mutual defense pact with the British, he is murdered by French spies. Hannoc and Indian maiden Morna (Sherry Moreland) unmask Miss Leeds as a spy just as war breaks out, with Washington and his troops besieged at Fort Necessity.
Close to My Heart (1951) as Evarts Heilner, also known as Edward Hewitt
A journalist's wife insists on adopting an abandoned child.
Strictly Dishonorable (1951) as Lili's lawyer
An opera star risks disaster when he marries a lovesick fan.
Up Front (1951) as Lt. Ferguson
Based on the famed W.W.II cartoons: Lowbrow G.I.s Willie and Joe, on the Italian front, are good soldiers in combat, but meet the antics of gung-ho Captain Johnson and other military snafus with a barrage of wry comments. On a 3-day pass in Naples, Joe's penchant for wine and women involves the pair with luscious Emi Rosso and her moonshiner father, whose tangled affairs land them in ever deeper trouble.
Union Station (1950) as Detective Shattuck
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
The Asphalt Jungle (1950) as Janocek
A gang of small time crooks plots an elaborate jewel heist.
Red Canyon (1949) as Joel Creech
Prejudice (1949) as Minister
I Cheated the Law! (1949) as Rodd Simpson
An Innocent Affair (1948) as Lester Burnley
Doing business with an ex-flame drives an ad man''''s wife mad with jealousy.
Secret Beyond the Door (1948) as Bob Dwight
A new bride becomes obsessed with the one room her husband keeps locked.
T-Men (1948) as Hardy
U.S. agents infiltrate a deadly counterfeiting ring.
The Strange Mrs. Crane (1948) as Mark Emery
The Cobra Strikes (1948) as Capt. Monihan
The Checkered Coat (1948) as Captain Dunhill
Psychiatrist Dr. Michael Madden (Tom Conway) is visited by a man, Steve "Creepy" Bolin (Hurd Hatfield), wearing a weird checkered coat, and when Madden learns that Creepy is subject to death-like trances and the fear of being buried alive, Madden concludes Creepy is obviously a psychopath (at least, until a real one comes along)with possible criminal tendencies. When leaving, Creepy tells Madden he is a friend of the doctor's no-good brother Fred (Marten Lamont),while also throwing a few sinister-and-leering glances in the direction of Madden's wife Betty (Noreen Nash.) Madden wastes no time in notifying the police to pick up Creepy, evidently on a general nuisance charge of looking like Dorian Gray. But Creepy is also sneaky and eludes the police and, when next seen, he and Fred are robbing the Anson Jewelry store across the street from Dr. Madden's office and he shoots and kills both the owner (John Hamilton) and his son (Fred Browne) in the process. Dr. Madden hears the shots and rushes over but is slugged by Creepy and he and no-good Fred carry off Madden in their get-away. The police show up and immediately tab Dr. Madden as the prime suspect based, evidently, on him having an office across the street.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) as Dr. Pierce
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
Heartaches (1947) as Lt. Danny Armstrong
Slippy McGee (1947) as Thomas Eustis
Home Sweet Homicide (1946) as Frank Riley
Mystery writer Marian Carstairs is hard at work trying to finish her latest novel. Her three children meanwhile are entertaining themselves trying to solve a murder in their own neighborhood. In between gathering clues, the kids play matchmaker by trying to fix up their widowed mom with the handsome detective investigating the case.
Resisting Enemy Interrogation (1945) as American flyer
Academy Award nominated training film which instructs soldiers how to handle the interrogation techniques practiced by the Nazis.
Time to Kill (1943) as Leslie Murdock
Flight for Freedom (1943) as Naval lieutenant
A female pilot breaks the Los Angeles to New York record and attracts the interest of the U.S. Navy, who want to send her on a spy mission.
Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942) as Courtney
Among those who are fighting to have Congress re-establish the military academy at West Point in the beginning of the nineteenth century is a young Washington socialite, Carolyn Bainbridge (Maureen O'Hara). Congress resolves to revive the Academy on a one-year trial basis. Major Sam Carter (Laird Cregar), a martinet who doesn't believe a college can produce real fighting men, is made the Commandant, and determines to make soldiers - or failures - out of the small band of cadets, by enforcing stringent disciplinary action. Among the cadets are Howard Shelton (John Sutton), Carolyn's fiancee, and Dawson (George Montgomery), a Kentucky frontiersman. There is bad blood between the two from the start, and matters are worsened when Dawson falls in love with Carolyn. Many of the cadets resign, under the discouraging conditions and grueling punishment that is part of Carter's plan to make the school hard and the exercises difficult, and the number of cadets left is down to ten. Word arrives that the Indian chief Tecumseh (Noble Johnson) has gone on the warpath, and Carter is ordered to take part in quelling the rebellion, and to include the cadets along with the regular Bombadiers. Shelton, on patrol, is shot at by an Indian, and hot-headedly leaves his post in pursuit. Dawson leaves to bring him back followed by Major Carter who is captured by the Indians. Using tactics learned at West Point, the small band of cadets attack and demoralize the much larger Indian force, and succeed in rescuing Carter, and Dawson is wounded. Carter is grateful for the actions taken by the band, but says that Shelton and Dawson cannot remain as cadets since they had violated the rules by leaving their posts, and would be a bad precedent for future cadets. Carolyn has come to the Point to marry the unsuspecting Dawson, who thought she loved Shelton.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Lieutenant Walsh
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
Eagle Squadron (1942) as Medical officer
Joe Smith, American (1942) as Roy
Nazi spies in search of government secrets kidnap a munitions worker.
Highways by Night (1942) as Westbrook
A wealthy playboy gets mixed up with the mob.
Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen (1942) as Sergeant Stevens
Timber (1942) as Joe Radway
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1942) as Biggie Waldron
Home in Wyomin' (1942) as Tex Harrison
Radio star Gene Autry (Gene Autry) returns to his home town of Gold Ridge at the request of his old friend Pop Harrison (Forrest Taylor), who wants Gene to straighten out his wayward son, Tex Harrison (James Seay), whose gambling and drinking threaten to bankrupt the rodeo organization which he heads. News photographer Clementine "Clem" Benson (Fay McKenzie) and reporter Hack Hackett (Chick Chandler) are ordered to follow Gene. The group finds quarters at the "Bar Nothing" dude ranch, winter quarters for Tex's rodeo group, and Tex soon tangles with Hackett in a quarrel. The latter wins a thousand-dollar bag of gold from Sunrise (Olin Holwin), a miner who has earned his stake digging in the supposedly abandoned mine beneath Gold Ridge. Hackett spots a fugitive Chicago racketeer, Crowley (George Douglas), who is hiding out from the mob he has double-crossed. During a "Frontier Days" celebration, Hackett is killed and the sheriff (Hal Price) orders an investigation of all the guns of the performers, who were using blanks, and Tex's gun is found with live ammunition and he is charged with murder because of the earlier quarrel. Gene suspects Crowley as he learns of his real background, but the true killer is neither Tex nor Crowley.
Man from Cheyenne (1942) as Jim
Roy is a government man sent to solve a novel crime problem: a woman flirts with unsuspecting ranchers in order to get information from them which she passes on to her cattle-rustling gang.
Ridin' Down the Canyon (1942) as Burt Wooster
Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942) as Ranger captain
On the run from a rodeo boss, two greenhorns get jobs as cowboys.
Dangerously They Live (1941) as Carl
A doctor tries to rescue a young innocent from Nazi agents.
Keep 'Em Flying (1941) as Lieutenant
Mr. Celebrity (1941) as Jim Kane
The grandparents (James Halligan and Laura Treadwell) of Danny Mason (Buzzy Henry), an orphaned boy, are trying to have him put into their custody rather than that of his uncle, Jim King (James Seay), a racetrack veterinary, as they object to the track enviroment in which he is being raised. Their destinies become entwined with that of former silent-film stars Francis X. Bushman and Clara Kimball Young and ex-heavyweight champion James J."Jim" Jeffries, and that of a broken-down race horse named "Mr. Celebrity." The tagline tells it all.
The Son of Monte Cristo (1941) as Lieutenant
A freedom fighter leads a double life in his battle against a ruthless dictator.
The Face Behind the Mask (1941) as Jeff [Jeffries]
When a fire leaves him hideously scarred, an immigrant turns to crime.
Two in a Taxi (1941) as Christy Reardon
The Mad Doctor (1941) as Intern
The Kid from Kansas (1941) as Lee Walker
In Old Colorado (1941) as Hank Merritt
Joe Weller has instigated a conflict over water rights between two ranchers. The idea is to have the ranchers do each other in then move in and take over. Hoppy and the good guys won't let this happen.
Flying Blind (1941) as Dispatcher
A spy steals a secret military device, then hijacks an airliner to get away. The airliner crashes in the wilderness & the survivors are threatened by a raging forest fire.
The Way of All Flesh (1940) as Varno
Queen of the Mob (1940) as Eddie Webster
Women Without Names (1940) as O'Grane
Construction engineer Fred MacNeil (Robert Paige) meets waitress Joyce King (Ellen Drew) at a hamburger stand and she accepts his invitation to see her home. Joyce is unaware she is being trailed by two detectives on the trail of her former husband, Walter Ferris (John McGuire). Joyce tells Fred that her ex-husband is a wanted criminal, but Fred waves aside her objections and they make plans to marry and honeymoon in Tennessee. Following the wedding, they return to the house after Ferris, accompanied by Peggy Athens (Judith Barrett), has broken in. Caught by Detective Reardon (Thomas E. Jackson), Ferris kills the officer and escapes. McNeil and Joyce arrive immediately afterwards and are accused of the killing by the neighbors. John Marlin (John Miljan), assistant District Attorney, railroads the lovers because he wants to use their prosecution to boost his drive for the District Attorney post.Fred is sentenced to hang and Joyce is given life in prison.
Oklahoma Renegades (1940) as Carl
Emergency Squad (1940) as Slim, Buller's chauffuer
Golden Gloves (1940) as Jimmy
Those Were the Days! (1940) as Andrews
Love Thy Neighbor (1940) as Boat attendant
Jack Benny (Himself) is preparing his New Year's Eve radio broadcast but takes time out to take his valet Rochester (Eddie Anderson) to meet his girlfriend Josephine (Theresa) arriving on a steamer. Fred Allen (Himself) and his sister Barbara (Verree Teasdale) are also enroute to the dock to meet Barbara's daughter Mary (Mary Martin), returning from a personal appearance tour in South America. Josephine is her maid. Their cars get involved in an accident and, in a bumping contest, Fred reduces Jack's old Maxwell to junk, and is taken to jail. Mary loses her dress in an accident and Jack offers to get her another one, but winds up being arrested for stealing. Barbara tells Mary that Fred is a nervous wreck because of Jack's continual slander of him on Jack's radio program. Jack hires the Merry Macs (Joe McMichael, Judd McMichael, Ted McMichael, Helen Carroll) away from Fred and Fred decides to go to Miami for a rest. Jack decides to open his radio program from Miami. They meet, have another brawl, and end up in jail again. The two are in a motorboat accident where both are knocked unconscious and Mary, in an effort to end the feud, tells Fred that Jack saved his life. They have dinner together at Fred's apartment and Rochester, whom Fred has hired away from Jack, appears and the feud is on again.
I Want a Divorce (1940) as Young intern
Flight Command (1940) as Officer
A cocky cadet tries to prove himself during flight training.

Writer (feature film)

In the Blood (1989) as Screenwriter
Documentary celebrating man's love of hunting.

Cast (short)

Vendetta (1942)
This short film focuses on the story of Carlo Pozzo di Borgo, a boyhood friend of Napoleon Bonaparte who eventually turned against him.
The Flag of Humanity (1940)
This short film focuses on how Clara Barton helped found the American Red Cross. Vitaphone Release 9889-9890.

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