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Cast (feature film)

Willard (1971) as Carrie Smith
A social misfit uses his only friends, pet rats, to exact revenge on his tormentors.
Over-the-hill Gang, The (1969) as Old Folks Home Resident
In this comedy Western, a retired Texas Ranger and three aged pals help to clean up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff. This marked the TV-movie debuts of both Rick Nelson and Gypsy Rose Lee, and it was the latter's farewell acting appearance.
Rosemary's Baby (1968) as
A young woman fears the baby she''''s carrying is the son of Satan.
The Boston Strangler (1968) as Emma Hodak
Federal and local law officers try to catch a deadly serial killer.
Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963) as Woman
A lecherous landlord tries to steal a woman from her fiance.
Paradise Alley (1962) as
Summer and Smoke (1961) as
A small-town spinster''''s repressed love for the local rebel spells danger.
Andy Hardy Comes Home (1958) as
In a sequel to the popular film series, Andy Hardy returns to Carvel to negotiate a land deal.
The Badlanders (1958) as Mother
Western outlaws join forces for a daring gold robbery in this remake of The Asphalt Jungle.
Loving You (1957) as
Elvis Presley plays Deke Rivers, a gas station attendent who is discoverd by publicist Glenda Markle (Lizabeth Scott) and country-western musician Tex Warner (Wendell Corey) who want to promote the talented newcomer to fame and fortune, first by changing Deke's name to Jimmy Tompkins, and giving him every break he deserves.
The Scarlet Hour (1956) as Landlady
Calling Homicide (1956) as Ida Dunstetter
The third of five films (Dial Red-O, Sudden Danger, Calling Homicide, Footsteps in the Night and Chain of Evidence in release order and released across a full period of two years) in which Bill Elliott played a detective lieutenant (Andy Flynn in the first one, Doyle in the others) in the Los Angeles homicide department) with all five produced by Ben Schwab but a different director on each one. Lieutenant Andy Doyle (Bill Elliott) of the Los Angeles Sheriff;s homicide department, while investigation the mysterious dynamiting death of a young policeman, discovers that the strangling-murder of Francine Norman, owner of a modeling school, is linked with the firsy killing. While questioning those connected with the school, manager Darlene Adams (Jeanne Cooper), and executives Allen Gilmore (Thomas B. Henry) and Tony Fuller (Lyle Talbot), Lt. Doyle and his aide, Detective Sergeant Mike Duncan (Don Haggerty), find there is a blackmailing "baby racket" being run in conjunction with the school. Suspicion points to construction company owner Jim Haddix (Myron Healey) who had been in love with Francine. All evidence of the baby extortion racket is destroyed by an explosion, and the hunt narrows down to one man, the school handyman.
It's Always Fair Weather (1955) as Lady
World War II buddies get mixed up with gangsters and an egotistical TV star when they hold a 10-year reunion.
Rebel Without a Cause (1955) as Teacher
An alienated teenager tries to handle life's troubles and an apron-wearing dad.
The Prodigal (1955) as Old lady
Biblical story of a young man led astray by an evil priestess.
Forever Female (1954) as Mother
An aspiring playwright gets an opportunity to see his play produced but is forced to make significant changes in the script so that the producer can cast his middle-aged ex-wife in the ingenue leading role.
Hell's Outpost (1954) as
The Sun Shines Bright (1953) as Gossip
John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William Priest is involved variously in revealing the real identity of Lucy Lake, reliving his Civil War memories, preventing the lynching of a youth and contesting the elections with Yankee Horace K. Maydew.
Ride, Vaquero! (1953) as
Ranchers in New Mexico have to face Indians and bandits.
The Affairs of Dobie Gillis (1953) as Aunt Naomi
A lovesick teenager searches for romance at college.
Code Two (1953) as Nurse
Three young men train to become motorcycle cops.
Wagons West (1952) as Ada
Rod Cameron, Noah Berry, Jr., Peggie Castle, Michael Chapin, Henry Brandon, Sara Haden, Frank Ferguson, Glenn Strange. While leading a wagon train to California, the wagonmaster discovers that three of his party are actually gunrunners who are selling arms to the Cheyennes.
Oklahoma Annie (1952) as Mrs. Fudge
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) as Mrs. Santoro
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
Oh! Susanna (1951) as Officer's wife
Fancy Pants (1950) as Belle
A wild West family wins a British valet in a poker game and passes him off as a nobleman.
Summer Stock (1950) as Constance Fliggerton
A farmer gets sucked into show business when a theatrical troupe invades her farm.
Black Hand (1950) as Tourist
In turn-of-the-century New York, an Italian seeks vengeance on the mobsters who killed his father.
Kill the Umpire (1950) as Fan
To appease his family, a retired baseball player signs up for umpire school.
Harvey (1950) as Mrs. Halsey
A wealthy eccentric prefers the company of an invisible six-foot rabbit to his family.
The Old Frontier (1950) as Mrs. Smedley
Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a Chance (1950) as Mrs. Hardwig
The Square Deal Boxing Corporation (crooked as a snake's hind leg), through Gordon Rogers (Tom Neal), tries to make a deal with Knobby Walsh (Leon Errol) whereby it will own thirty percent of the contract with Heavyweight Champion Joe Palooka (Joe Kirkwood Jr.) Knobby refuses, saying even in West Wokkington Falls he could stage a record bout. He only mentions the town because that is where he is going with Joe and his wife, Anne Howe Palooka (Lois Collier), to visit their friend Humphrey Pennyworth (Robert Coogan). Rogers assumes Walsh is going to stage a bout between Palooka and Pennyworth and hastens to block it. Rogers tricks Pennyworth into signing with him for a bout and then arranges for the crooked town mayor, Phiffeny (Jack Kirkwood), and his cousins who run the town to erect a fight stadium. Knobby tells Humphrey that the only way to get out of his contract is a recall election replacing the present town officials with honest ones. Humphrey, the most-liked citizen agrees to run for mayor. At a campaign picnic, a child actress hired by Rogers rushes up to the unmarried candidate, crying "Daddy."
Montana (1950) as Gaunt woman
An Australian gets caught in the battle between ranchers and sheep men.
Tarnished (1950) as Mrs. Fennelly
Please Believe Me (1950) as Receptionist
Three men pursue a shipboard romance with a woman they think is an heiress.
The Blazing Sun (1950) as Mrs. Purty
Night unto Night (1949) as Maid
A terminally ill scientist seeks comfort from a mentally disturbed widow.
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Maid
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.
Roseanna McCoy (1949) as Cousin Zinny
The Hatfield-McCoy feud heats up when one family''s daughter elopes with the other''s son.
Ladies of the Chorus (1949) as Old maid
A one-time burlesque star tries to shield her daughter so she can marry a nice young man.
The Fountainhead (1949) as Housekeeper
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949) as Fan
A beautiful woman takes over a turn-of-the-century baseball team.
Good Sam (1948) as Landlady
A family man helps out people in need and ends up broke in the process.
Julia Misbehaves (1948) as Woman on street
A showgirl returns to her stuffy estranged husband when their daughter gets engaged.
Cass Timberlane (1948) as Tilda Hatter
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
Apartment for Peggy (1948) as Mrs. Landon
A war veteran and his young wife attempt to adjust to the boom years of the late 1940s.
The Bride Goes Wild (1948) as Mrs. Williams
A womanizing author of children's books borrows a son to woo his illustrator.
Arthur Takes Over (1948) as Mrs. Barnsfogle
The Bishop's Wife (1948) as First lady in Michel's
An angel helps set an ambitious bishop on the right track.
Love and Learn (1947) as
An heiress surreptitiously helps two songwriters waiting for their big break.
Merton of the Movies (1947) as Nurse
A star-struck hick goes to Hollywood to become a star.
Monsieur Verdoux (1947) as Lena
A man woos and murders rich widows to support his invalid wife.
Cross My Heart (1947) as Old hag
For the Love of Rusty (1947) as Sarah Johnson
A dog helps a boy and his father sort out their differences.
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now? (1947) as Miss Claybourne
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
Night and Day (1946) as Woman in hospital corridor
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946) as
George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrficed his education for his brother's, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter, and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls is he had never lived.
The Missing Lady (1946) as Effie
Lawyer-superhero Lamont Cranston searches for a stolen statue that could solve an art dealer''''s murder.
The Diary of a Chambermaid (1946) as Marianne
An ambitious chambermaid hopes to seduce a rich husband.
Do You Love Me (1946) as Miss Wayburn
A dean of a music school undergoes a transformation after she meets a swing bandleader.
Fear (1946) as Mrs. Williams
A detective uses psychological warfare to get a confession out of a murderous student.
She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945) as Miss Downer
A female psychiatrist who's sworn off love falls for a handsome veteran.
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.
The Woman Who Came Back (1945) as Bessie
The Southerner (1945) as Customer in store
A sharecropper fights the elements to start his own farm.
Two O'Clock Courage (1945) as Mrs. Daniels
An amnesiac discovers he's wanted for murder.
State Fair (1945) as Farmer's wife
An Iowa family finds romance and adventure at the yearly state fair.
I Love a Soldier (1944) as Mrs. Munn
During World War II in San Francisco, Eve Morgan and her single girlfriends spend their days welding ships and their nights dancing with soldiers and sailors shipping out that night. Eve is determined to avoid any romantic entanglements until the war is over she refuses to spend her days and nights worrying about getting bad news about a man she has fallen for. But she doesn't count on meeting a soldier who is determined to change her mind.
Madame Curie (1944) as Mme. Michaud
The famed female scientist fights to keep her marriage together while conducting early experiments with radioactivity.
San Diego, I Love You (1944) as Mrs. Mainwaring
Can't Help Singing (1944) as
A senator''''s daughter follows her boyfriend in the days of the California gold rush.
Bathing Beauty (1944) as Miss Kern
A songwriter enrolls in an all-girl school to court a pretty gym teacher.
The Doughgirls (1944) as Hatchet-faced woman
Honeymooners in Washington get caught up in wartime crowding, with disastrous results.
Maisie Goes to Reno (1944) as Battle-ax woman
On a trip to Reno, a Brooklyn showgirl tries to stop a soldier and his wife from divorcing.
Dixie Jamboree (1944) as Ella Bella Jackson
Henry Aldrich's Little Secret (1944) as Aunt Maude
Henry and Dizzy have a baby sitting service and get more than they bargain for when the mother of a 10 month old leaves town to clear her husband of a crime.
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) as Wife of Justice of the peace
During World War II, a 4F tries to help the woman he loves cover up a surprise pregnancy.
Slightly Dangerous (1943) as Landlady
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
Presenting Lily Mars (1943) as Manager
A small-town girl fights for her big chance on Broadway.
The Heat's On (1943) as Hannah Bainbridge
A would-be censor''''s brother produces a Broadway show with a controversial star.
My Kingdom for a Cook (1943) as Hattie
An English author must search for a new cook when he moves to rural Massachusetts.
Happy Go Lucky (1943) as Overstuffed matronly woman
To land a rich husband, golddigger Marjory Stuart goes to Trinidad posing as a debutante. Beach boy Pete promptly unmasks her, but offers to help her catch his enemy, yachtsman Alfred Monroe. Marjory's pal Bubbles turns out to be the old flame of Pete's pal Wally. All the well-planned efforts to land Monroe end in slapstick; then Wally's voodoo priestess landlady gives him a love potion that works...
Young Ideas (1943) as Club woman
A widow's grown children try to break up her romance with a college professor.
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) as Miss Swanson
A loner gets caught up in a posse's drive to find and hang three suspected rustlers.
Assignment in Brittany (1943) as Mme. Perro
A French Resistance fighter discovers he''s a dead ringer for a Nazi official.
Obliging Young Lady (1942) as Maid
A lawyer''''s secretary tries to protect a controversial client from prying eyes at an over-crowded hotel.
Sullivan's Travels (1942) as Ursula
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
My Sister Eileen (1942) as Prospective tenant
Two sisters - one smart, one pretty - move to New York to build careers.
The Lone Star Ranger (1942) as Mrs. Strong
I Married an Angel (1942) as Mrs. Scallion
A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.
Blondie for Victory (1942) as Mrs. Larkin
Blondie organizes Housewives of America to perform homefront wartime duties, including guarding the local dam. Dagwood and the other husbands don't care to be left home doing the cooking and taking care of the kids, so Dagwood pretends to join the Army. Blondie disbands the organization and comes home.
Sun Valley Serenade (1941) as Nurse
A Norwegian war orphan adopted by a pianist as a publicity stunt turns out to be a beautiful young woman.
Ringside Maisie (1941) as Landlady
A Brooklyn showgirl sets pulses racing at a boxers'''' training camp.
Three Girls About Town (1941) as Tessie Conarchy
Sisters working at a hotel try to hide a dead body before the next convention arrives.
Blossoms in the Dust (1941) as Mrs. Brown
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
Blondie in Society (1941) as Furious woman
Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display.
She Knew All the Answers (1941) as Elaine Wingate
Little Nellie Kelly (1940) as Baby nurse
The daughter of Irish immigrants patches up differences between her father and grandfather and rises to the top on Broadway.
Chad Hanna (1940) as Mrs. Mott
Country boy (Fonda) joins a circus in the 1840s and falls in love with the bare-back rider (Lamour). Later he falls in love with another circus runaway (Darnell).
Jennie (1940) as Mrs. Willoughby
Wayward (1932) as

Cast (short)

Two Boobs in a Balloon (1935)
In this short film, Edgar Bergen and his ventriloquist dummy Charlie McCarthy take a flight in a hot air balloon. Vitaphone Release 1780.
The Symphony Murder Mystery (1932)
Two inspectors must solve the deaths of a cellist and a concert hall manager in this short film. Vitaphone Release 1317-1318.

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