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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
The Casino Murder Case (1935) as Dr. Doremus
Society sleuth Philo Vance takes on a series of murders at an aging dowager's mansion.
2.
Welcome Home (1935) as [Andrew] Anstruther
3.
In Old Kentucky (1935) as Ezra Martingale
A drunken young veteran returns home to find the family horse-breeding business facing ruin.
4.
The Gay Deception (1935) as Mr. McCaffrey
Mirabel wins a $5,000 lottery which will enable her to live like a queen in New York. There she meets Sandro, a bellboy who is really a prince, so she does get to be a queen after all.
5.
It's a Small World (1935) as Cyclone
Socialite Jane Dale and lawyer Bill Shevlin run into each other in an automobile accident. Clummerhorn is a small town judge, sheriff, etc. and decides to try them. She is trouble at first, but she and Bill warm to each other as the trial goes forth.
6.
Life Begins at 40 (1935) as Tom Cotton
A small-town newspaper publisher champions a young man who may have been jailed wrongly.
7.
Diamond Jim (1935) as Touchey
8.
6 Day Bike Rider (1934) as Druggist
A young failure tries to impress his girlfriend by entering a bicycle race.
9.
Elmer and Elsie (1934) as George Simpson
10.
She Made Her Bed (1934) as Mr. McGillicuddy
11.
Private Scandal (1934) as Mr. Terwilliger
12.
It's a Gift (1934) as Mr. Muckle
A disgruntled druggist sells his store to buy an orange grove in California.
13.
Ready for Love (1934) as Caleb Hooker
14.
Bright Eyes (1934) as Uncle Ned Smith
Society snobs get more than they bargained for when they take in their late housekeeper's orphaned daughter.
15.
The Cat's-Paw (1934) as Dr. Junius P. Withers
Naive Ezekial Cobb, brought up by his missionary father in China returns to America to seek a wife. Corrupt politicians enlist him to run for mayor as a dummy candidate with no chance of winning. Their plan backfires as he wins and embarks upon a reform crusade.
16.
Now I'll Tell (1934) as Justice of the peace
Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad, then loses his fortune to him. He pawns his wife's jewels and takes out an insurance policy on himself.
17.
Helldorado (1934) as Editor of "Bugle"
18.
One Hour Late (1934) as Simpson
19.
Golden Harvest (1933) as Jason Bowers
20.
Employee's Entrance (1933) as Higgins
An unscrupulous department store manager stops at nothing to get what he wants.
21.
Strictly Personal (1933) as Hewes
22.
Baby Face (1933) as Mr. Vandeleur
A beautiful schemer sleeps her way to the top of a banking empire.
23.
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) as Hot dog man
A World War I veteran faces inhuman conditions when he's sentenced to hard labor.
24.
Ride Him, Cowboy (1932) as Judge Bartlett
A cowboy tames a wild horse suspected of killing a man, then rides out to find the real culprit.
25.
Central Park (1932) as Luke
Small-town kids out to make it in the big city inadvertently get mixed up with gangsters.
26.
Carnival Boat (1932) as [Charlie] Lane
A logger defies his father to court a showgirl.
27.
The Dark Horse (1932) as Green
A political machine backs a dimwitted candidate for governor.
28.
Make Me a Star (1932) as Mr. Gashwiler
A grocery clerk goes to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune.
29.
Speed Madness (1932) as Mr. Stuart
30.
The Drifter (1932) as "Whitey"/[Matt Farlane]
31.
As the Devil Commands (1932) as John Duncan
32.
The Tip-Off (1931) as Pop Jackson
A dim-witted boxer helps a naive friend romance a gangster's girl.
33.
The Age for Love (1931) as Mr. Pearson
34.
Penrod and Sam (1931) as Mr. Bitts
Booth Tarkington's tale of two mischievous boys in turn-of-the-century Indiana.
35.
Laugh and Get Rich (1931) as Biddle
A man drives his family wild with get-rich-quick schemes.
36.
The Painted Desert (1931) as Tonopah
A cowboy and his girlfriend try to settle a feud between their fathers.
37.
Dude Ranch (1931) as Spruce Meadows
Chester Carr(Stuart Erwin), owner of a dude ranch in the Rockies, caters to guests seeking the thrill of the Wild West. Among his guests are the wealthy Spruce Meadows(Charles Sellon) and his daughter Susan(June Collyer.)But the West isn't wild anymore and most of Carr's guests are bored and about to leave.He is in despair when a caravan carrying a broke-down-and-out troupe of actors---Jennifer(Jack Oakie), Judd(Eugene Pallette), Mrs. Merridew(Cecil Weston) and her daughter, Alice(Mitzi Green)---crashes down the hill and wrecks the hotel sign. Carr offers to board and lodge them free for a week if they can provide enough excitement to keep Meadows and the other guest from leaving. The actors agree. They have the properties and costumes for a Western melodrama,"Vance Kilroy's Revenge", which they proceed to adapt real-life for the occassion.That evening a woman(Mrs. Merridew)rushes into the hotel lounge with her little daughter(Alice), begging to be saved from the whip of her brutal husband Black Jud(Judd.)He cmes after them with a whip but the heroic Vance Kilroy(Jennifer)arrives and saves them. Black Jed leaves, shaking his fists, trimming his moustache and vowing to return.The visitors swallow the hoax, and edcide to return. Jeniffer(as Vance Kiroy) falls in love with Susan, but she sees through his fale baravado and snubs him. A gang of bandits, planning to rob the local bank, arrives as hotel guests.Burson(George Webb), the "ladies' man" dandy of the group takes a shine to Susan. When "Black Jed" returns, he is pursued and "strangled" by "Kilroy" but Burson openly shows his disbelief in the hero. Having being "killed" as "Black Jed", Judd re-appears the next morning as a Sioux Indian chief. When the bank robbery is committed, one of the gang wears a costume similar to Jennifers, and suspicion is cast on him.Sheriff Simonson(Guy Oliver) arrives and arrests Jennifer, but Alice sees the bandits kidnap Susan, and she convinces the wooden-headed sheriff that he has arrested the wrong man. Jennifer joins the posse in pursuit of the fleeing gangsters.The ads, in London, carried a blurb from the Sunday Times reviewer in which he called the film..."Quite the funniest and brainest satire of American cowboy Wild West stuff I have ever seen..." "Ruggles of Red Gap" in 1935 probably knocked him for a loop.Quite-ho like.
38.
Behind Office Doors (1931) as Ritter
An under-appreciated secretary finds a new job and takes her former boss's success with her.
39.
Under a Texas Moon (1930) as José Romero
40.
Big Money (1930) as Bradley
41.
Tom Sawyer (1930) as Minister
The classic Mark Twain tale of a young boy and his friends on the Mississippi River. Tom and his pals Huckleberry Finn and Joe Harper have numerous adventures, including running away to be pirates and, being believed drowned, attending their own funeral. The boys also witness a murder and Tom and his friend Becky Thatcher are pursued by the vengeful murderer.
42.
Men Are Like That (1930) as Pa Fisher
43.
For the Love o' Lil (1930) as Mr. Walker
44.
The Social Lion (1930) as Jim Perkins
45.
Man to Man (1930) as Judge
A young man attempts to overcome the memory of his father, who was sent to jail for committing a murder.
46.
Burning Up (1930) as James R. Morgan
47.
Love Among the Millionaires (1930) as Pop Whipple
48.
Borrowed Wives (1930) as Uncle Henry
49.
Sea Legs (1930) as Admiral O'Brien
50.
Let's Go Native (1930) as Wallace Wendell
Dress designer Joan Wood, who's heavily in debt, has created costumes for a Broadway show that is exported to Argentina. With the money she wants to pay her debts, but there was a mistake: she is receiving the money in Buenos Aires, not in New York. Her friend Wally Wendell, whose grandfather does not approve of his relationship with her, wants him to marry a girl he hasn't seen for some years named Constance Cook, whose grandfather is the owner of a ship traveling to Buenos Aires and Constance is one of the passengers. Wally's friend Basil has caused a freak accident with Voltair McGuines' cab, who wants his money for the damage. Basil asks Wally, but he has been disinherited and lost all credit by his grandfather, because he still wants Joan.
51.
Honey (1930) as Randolph Weeks
52.
The Saturday Night Kid (1929) as Lem Woodruff
Jayme and sister Janie are salesgirls in Ginsberg's Department Store. Mayme is in love with store clerk Bill, but Janie tries to steal him from her. Hazel, another salesgirl, is Jean Harlow's first credited role.
53.
The Gamblers (1929) as Tooker
54.
The Man and the Moment (1929) as Joan's guardian
55.
Bulldog Drummond (1929) as Travers
Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond is a British WWI veteran who longs for some excitement after he returns to the humdrum existence of civilian life. He gets what he's looking for when a girl requests his help in freeing her uncle from a nursing home. She believes the home is just a front and that her uncle is really being held captive while the culprits try to extort his fortune from him.
56.
The Girl in the Glass Cage (1929) as Prosecutor Dan Jackson
57.
Big News (1929) as Addison
58.
The Mighty (1929) as The mayor
59.
Sweetie (1929) as Dr. Oglethorpe
60.
Hot Stuff (1929) as Wiggam
61.
The Vagabond Lover (1929) as Officer Tuttle
A small-town boy finds fame and romance when he joins a dance band.
62.
Easy Come, Easy Go (1928) as Jim Bailey
63.
Feel My Pulse (1928) as Her Sanitarium's Caretaker
64.
Love Me and the World Is Mine (1928) as Mr. Thule
65.
Happiness Ahead (1928) as Mr. Randall
66.
The Count of Ten (1928) as Boland
Boxer Johnny McKinney has come along to the point where he is ready to fight for the championship. His new bride, Betty, asks Johnny for $5,000. Johnny thinks the money is for her, but in reality it is to pay off her brother's gambling debts. In any event, Johnny doesn't have the money, and when his manager refuses to lend it to him, Johnny breaks up with him. Just as the big fight is coming up, Johnny breaks his hand. But in hopes of winning the money his wife needs, Johnny goes into the ring anyway. But surprises await him, inside the ring and out.
67.
Something Always Happens (1928) as Perkins
68.
What a Night (1928) as Editor Madison
69.
Easy Pickings (1927) as Dr. Naylor
70.
The Valley of the Giants (1927) as Pennington
71.
The Prairie King (1927) as Pop Wygant
Andy Barden, Edna Jordan, and Dan Murdock are the three claimants to the valuable mine of the late Abner Ferrige. Edna takes possession but Murdock gets her to leave and while the three are away his men take possession. But when the Lawyer arrives to announce that Ferrige never filed, everyone rushes off to be the first at the claims office.
72.
The Mysterious Rider (1927) as Cliff Harkness
73.
The King of Kings (1927) as
In this silent film, Cecil B. DeMille directs an epic retelling of the life of Christ.
74.
Painted Ponies (1927) as Mr. Blenning
75.
High Steppers (1926) as Grandpa Perryam
76.
Racing Blood (1926) as "Doc" Morton
77.
Whispering Wires (1926) as Tracy Bennett
78.
The Speeding Venus (1926) as Jed Morgan
79.
Tracked in the Snow Country (1925) as Silent Hardy
80.
The Monster (1925) as The Constable
In this silent film, a mad scientist engineers car wrecks so he can experiment on the survivors.
81.
On the Threshold (1925) as Judge Stivers
82.
Private Affairs (1925) as Joe Hines
83.
The Night Ship (1925) as Jimson Weed
84.
Old Home Week (1925) as Uncle Henry
85.
The Calgary Stampede (1925) as Regan
86.
Lucky Devil (1925) as Sheriff
87.
Lovers' Lane (1924) as Uncle Bill
88.
The Roughneck (1924) as Sam Melden
89.
Merton of the Movies (1924) as Pete Gashwiler
90.
Flowing Gold (1924) as Tom Parker
91.
Sundown (1924) as Ranchman
92.
The Bad Man (1923) as Uncle Henry
93.
Woman-Proof (1923) as Uncle Joe Gloomer
94.
South Sea Love (1923) as Captain

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