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David Sharpe

David Sharpe

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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Testimony (1987) as Mandelstam
The life of composer Dimitri Shostakovich and his relationship with Stalin.
2.
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972) as Doctor
A self-appointed judge cleans up a corrupt western town twice.
3.
Desert Legion (1953) as Alyoun
Paul Lartal leads a troop of legionnaires into ambush at the hands of Omar Ben Calif. Returning later at the request of Princess Morjana he is led to the hidden city of Madara, currently harrassed by the evil Crito. Lartal must do in the bad guys (which includes participating in a bare chested spear-throwing contest), save the city and comfort the Princess.
4.
The Veils of Bagdad (1953) as Ben Ali
Antar is sent by Suleiman, head of the Ottoman Empire, to Bagdad to prevent Hammam, Pasha of Bagdad, from purchasing the services of local leader Mustapha to unite the hill tribes and overthrow the emperor. The intrigue mounts as Antar falls in love with dancer Selima, who tries to avenge her father's death against Hammam's right-hand-man Kasseim, whose wife Rosanna has fallen in love with Antar!
5.
Forbidden (1953) as Leon
Eddie Darrow has been hired by Philadelphia mobster Barney Pendleton to locate Christine Lawrence (Eddie's ex-lover and widow of Barney's former associate) and bring her home. Eddie tracks her down in Macao, where he saves the life of casino owner Justin Keet, then finds that Christine is engaged to marry Justin. Life gets awfully complicated...
6.
Singin' in the Rain (1952) as Fencer
A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.
7.
Tomahawk (1951) as Pvt. Parr
In 1866, a new gold discovery and an inconclusive conference force the U.S. Army to build a road and fort in territory ceded by previous treaty to the Sioux...to the disgust of frontier scout Jim Bridger, whose Cheyenne wife led him to see the conflict from both sides. The powder-keg situation needs only a spark to bring war, and violent bigots like Lieut. Rob Dancy are all too likely to provide this. Meanwhile, Bridger's chance of preventing catastrophe is dimmed by equally wrenching personal conflicts. Unusually accurate historically.
8.
The Wild Blue Yonder (1951) as Sgt. Henry "Red" Erwin
9.
The Good Humor Man (1950) as Slick
A good-hearted ice cream man's efforts to help a young woman turn him into a murder suspect.
10.
The Girl from San Lorenzo (1950) as Blackie
11.
You Gotta Stay Happy (1949) as Motorcycle rider
Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancTe, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne, who just wants to sleep. Somehow, she persuades him to take her to California. Her fellow passengers include a chimpanzee, a corpse (in a coffin), an absconding embezzler, and two smoochy newlyweds. Can love be far behind?
12.
13.
Susanna Pass (1949) as Vince
The bad guys dynamite a fish hatchery. They're trying to put the hatchery out of business so they can get possession of oil underneath the lake. Roy is a game warden investigating the dynamiting. Songs include the title, "A Good, Good Mornin',"Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes," and "Two-Gun Rita."
14.
The Fuller Brush Man (1948) as Skitch
A bumbling salesman gets mixed up in murder.
15.
A Southern Yankee (1948) as Confederate officer
A bellboy masquerades as a spy and lands behind enemy lines during the Civil War.
16.
Bells of San Angelo (1947) as Gus Ulrich
Gridley is mining silver from an old Mexican mine and bringing it into the USA thru a passage into his worthless mine. Border guard Rogers suspects Gridley and finally finds the secret entrance to the Mexican mine. He sends Lee Madison for help only to have her captured by Gridley. Trigger brings help that takes care of Gridley's men and now Roy has to rescue Madison.
17.
Second Chance (1947) as Masher
18.
Colorado Serenade (1946) as Nevada
Duke Dillon has his gang robbing stagecoaches carrying gold which is then melted down by his father. But Eddie and his sidekick Soapy are on the job and they are aided by undercover man Nevada.
19.
The Falcon's Adventure (1946) as Crew member
A society sleuth rescues a kidnapped woman, then is framed for murder.
20.
Crime of the Century (1946) as Knife thrower
21.
Two-Fisted Justice (1943) as David
22.
Haunted Ranch (1943) as Dave
Both the Range Buster and Rance and his outlaw gang are looking for stolen gold bullion. To scare people away from the ranch where the gold is hidden, Rance has his man imitating ghosts. The gold is in a steel cased organ but a certain combination of organ stops need to be pulled to obtain the gold.
23.
Trail Riders (1942) as Dave Sharpe
24.
Texas to Bataan (1942) as Dave
25.
Thunder Over the Prairie (1941) as Clay Mandan
26.
Mutiny in the Arctic (1941) as Lookout
27.
Silver Stallion (1941) as Davey "The Kid" [Duncan]
28.
Covered Wagon Trails (1940) as Ed Cameron
A wagon train of settlers is approaching Prairieville and rancher Allen is out to stop them by having some of his men join the train and poison the horses. When Jack Cameron arrives in Prairieville with replacement horses, he learns his brother who was with the train has been murdered. A piece of his brother's clothing identifies a member of the gang and Jack sets out to find the rest of them and also deliver the horses.
29.
Wyoming Outlaw (1939) as Newt
With himself and his father out of work due to Balsinger who controls the jobs, Will Parker is stealing cattle to feed his family. The Mesquiteers try to help him out but he is caught and jailed. Escaping jail and eluding the ensuing manhunt, he heads for Balsinger and a showdown.
30.
Three Texas Steers (1939) as Tony
Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she's never visited, but for sentimental reasons won't sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the circus to force Nancy to sell the ranch; instead, she goes there to live. Will her neighbors, the Three Mesquiteers, be a match for the secret swindlers? And what's so valuable about that run-down ranch anyway?
31.
Cowboys from Texas (1939) as Courier
Texas has opened up land for homesteaders. Clay Allison wants their land and has his men led by Plummer try to start a range war between them and the ranchers. With each side suspecting the other of their problems, the Mesquiteers realize someone else is responsible. Stony suspects Plummer and fakes leaving the Mesquiteers to join Plummer's gang hoping to find out who it is.
32.
Daredevils of the Red Circle (1939)
Diabolical mastermind Harry Crowel, a.k.a. Prisoner 39013, escapes and, with a seemingly endless supply of henchmen, sets out to destroy all holdings of industrialist Horace Granville, who put him in prison. One target is an amusement park, home of the three Daredevils of the Red Circle, who perform death-defying stunts. Aghast at innocent lives lost, our three heroes swear to capture No. 39013. It'll be harder than they suspect; the villain is holding the real Granville captive, and with a near-perfect disguise, has taken his place!
33.
The Devil's Party (1938) as Double
34.
Man's Country (1938) as Ted Crane
35.
36.
The Law Commands (1937) as Danny
37.
Where Trails Divide (1937) as Billy Allen
38.
Drums of Destiny (1937) as Crawford's brother
39.
Doomed at Sundown (1937) as Don Williams
40.
Young Dynamite (1937) as John Shields
41.
Gun Grit (1936)
42.
Galloping Dynamite (1936) as Wilkes
44.
Pigskin Parade (1936) as Messenger boy
College football scouts recruit a country bumpkin with a killer kick.
45.
Ghost Town (1936) as Bud Ellis
46.
Mister Cinderella (1936) as
A timid young man longs to enter high society.
47.
Idaho Kid (1936) as Kid
48.
Desert Justice (1936) as
On his last day as a Mounted Traffic Officer, Jack saves Ellen from a serious accident and then he catches a bank robber. His Brother Dave was part of the gang and Dave takes them to Jack's ranch. When Jack arrives he is made a prisoner. The gangleader Rod then kills Dave, ties up Jack, sets the house on fire and flees. Luckily Ellen arrives to free Jack and he heads out after Rod.
49.
Two Minutes to Play (1936) as Buzzy Vincent
50.
Social Error (1935) as Ed Bentley, Jr.
One of a series of films, including two shorts, produced by William Berke starring David Sharpe, following Sharpe's work for Hal Roach in shorts and before Sharpe became a mostly-full time stunt man. In this one, Sharpe sings, tap dances, does acrobats, fights, climbs up and down building walls and drives and rides all vehicles that come his way. The first half is a series of collegiate escapades as Ed Bentley (David Sharpe) is finally expelled from dear old Wellmore by Dean Carter (Monte Blue), and he and his valet, Shadow (Fred Toones billed as "Snowflake") are on the way to a bank to get money to go home on, when Ed mistakes two bodyguards (Roger Williams and Ted Adams) pushing their charge, heiress June Merton (Gertrude Messinger, then married to David Sharpe), into a car as being kidnappers. He and Shadow follow them to the Merton apartment and begin to try and "rescue" her from the kidnappers who aren't kidnappers, although with Roger Williams and Ted Adams in the roles, the impression is that it hasn't occurred to them and one keeps expecting them to revert to type. But across the hall, Louie (Matty Fain) and Sonia (Sheila Terry), the low-rent tenants living on the same floor with the "rich" Mertons, have every intention of kidnapping the girl, and do so with the aid of the bumbling Ed and Shadow. Berke was also producing a western series with Harry Carey at the time, and the only cast members from those westerns missing here are Chief Thunder Cloud, Harry Carey and his horse Sonny. Lots of outdoor action and chases with views of 1935 Hollywood.
51.
Adventurous Knights (1935) as David de Portola
52.
Roaring Roads (1935) as David Morton, also known as David Smith
53.
Masked Emotions (1929) as Thad Dickery

Writer (feature film)

54.
Roaring Roads (1935) as Original Story
55.
Social Error (1935) as Story
One of a series of films, including two shorts, produced by William Berke starring David Sharpe, following Sharpe's work for Hal Roach in shorts and before Sharpe became a mostly-full time stunt man. In this one, Sharpe sings, tap dances, does acrobats, fights, climbs up and down building walls and drives and rides all vehicles that come his way. The first half is a series of collegiate escapades as Ed Bentley (David Sharpe) is finally expelled from dear old Wellmore by Dean Carter (Monte Blue), and he and his valet, Shadow (Fred Toones billed as "Snowflake") are on the way to a bank to get money to go home on, when Ed mistakes two bodyguards (Roger Williams and Ted Adams) pushing their charge, heiress June Merton (Gertrude Messinger, then married to David Sharpe), into a car as being kidnappers. He and Shadow follow them to the Merton apartment and begin to try and "rescue" her from the kidnappers who aren't kidnappers, although with Roger Williams and Ted Adams in the roles, the impression is that it hasn't occurred to them and one keeps expecting them to revert to type. But across the hall, Louie (Matty Fain) and Sonia (Sheila Terry), the low-rent tenants living on the same floor with the "rich" Mertons, have every intention of kidnapping the girl, and do so with the aid of the bumbling Ed and Shadow. Berke was also producing a western series with Harry Carey at the time, and the only cast members from those westerns missing here are Chief Thunder Cloud, Harry Carey and his horse Sonny. Lots of outdoor action and chases with views of 1935 Hollywood.
56.
Adventurous Knights (1935) as Story

Producer (feature film)

57.
Sinbad the Sailor (1947) as Supv action seq
The Arabian Nights hero sets off to find the lost treasure of Alexander the Great.

Dance (feature film)

58.
The Exile (1947) as Action seq des by
A deposed king fights for his life while hiding out at a farm.

Sound (feature film)

59.
Inventing the Abbotts (1997) as Assistant Sound Editor
In a small Illinois village in the 1950s, everyone knows the gorgeous and rich Abbott sisters, but working-class brothers Jacey and Doug Holt are the lads that have the girls' hearts. While shy Doug only has eyes for Pamela, womanizing Jacey switches between sisters Eleanor and Alice. His mistreatme
60.
Run Of The Country, The (1995) as Assistant Sound Editor
Following the death of his mother, 18-year-old Danny is lost and bereft. Danny runs away from his father, a stern man who loves his son but cannot express his feelings, and teams up with Prunty, a wild local character. Prunty is Ireland: outrageous, cunning, daring and loyal. The run of the country,
61.
Year Of The Comet (1992) as Assistant Sound Editor
A man and woman with clashing personalities team up to search for a precious bottle of wine throughout Scotland and France.
62.
Robin Hood (1991)
A retelling of the Robin Hood tale. After losing his land and title in 12th-Century Britain, a Saxon nobleman becomes a fugitive. With the new identity of Robin Hood, he battles the Norman aristocracy to become a hero of downtrodden peasants.
63.
Everybody Wins (1990) as Sound Assistant
An innocent boy in a small New England town is accused of killing his mother.
64.
Batman (1989) as Sound Editor Assistant
The Caped Crusader takes on his deadliest foe -- the Joker.
65.
Gorillas in the Mist (1988) as Sound Editor Assistant
Nature lover Dian Fossey risks her life to study and protect gorillas in the wild.
66.
House On Carroll Street, The (1988) as Sound Editor Assistant
A romantic thriller about a woman who inadvertantly uncovers a government conspiracy to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the United States six years after World War II has ended.
67.
Suspect (1987) as Sound Editor Assistant
A Washington D.C. public defender works with a lobbyist juror to prove a defendant is innocent.
68.
Clockwise (1986) as Sound Editor Assistant (Dubbing)

Stunts (feature film)

69.
Master Gunfighter, The (1975) as Stunts
Shortly after Calfornia became part of the United States, it was common for American settlers and the U.S. government to discriminate against Mexican landowners and even take their land by force or trickery. When some rich Mexican rangers in the Santa Barbara area realize that their property and wealth are at risk, they devise a plan to divert the focus of the government by misdirecting a ship carrying a cargo of gold and wiping out the local Chumash Indian tribe. The family's estranged adopted son tries to stop his family's unethical plan and save them some other way.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

70.
In Enemy Country (1968) as Stunt coordinator
71.
Three Violent People (1957) as Technical Advisor
Two brothers and the wife of one, seething about the pillaging by a ruthless and greddy provisional government, become involved in conflict.
72.
The Square Jungle (1956) as Boxing coach
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?
73.
The Black Shield of Falworth (1954) as Fencing tech adv
Technicolor & tights. In the days of King Henry IV, stalwart young Myles and his sister Meg have been raised as peasants, without any knowledge of who their father really was. But one day they journey to Macworth castle. There Myles falls in love with the Mackworth's daughter Anne, makes friends and enemies, and learns to be a knight so that, through the planning of Mackworth and his friend, Prince Hal, Myles can regain his true birthright from the evil Albon, and bear the black shield of Falworth.
74.
The Fighting O'Flynn (1949) as Action seq des by
O'Flynn, soldier of fortune, returns to Ireland during the Napoleonic wars just in time to save Lady Benedetta from robbers. But they pursue her to ruinous Castle O'Flynn, after secret papers she carries which would reveal Napoleon's plans to invade Ireland. The Napoleonic agents (and British traitors) will stop at nothing to gain their ends, but the swashbuckling exploits of the O'Flynn may be a match for them all

Misc. Crew (feature film)

75.
Everybody Wins (1990)
An innocent boy in a small New England town is accused of killing his mother.
76.
The Vikings (1958) as Stunts
Viking half-brothers fight over a throne and a beautiful captive.
77.
The Rawhide Years (1956) as Stunts
Ben Matthews gives up the flashy life of a riverboat gambler, hoping to settle down in Galena with his girlfriend, luscious entertainer Zoe. But Galena's leading citizen is murdered on the boat; Ben, on arrival, finds a lynch mob after his neck, and flees. Three years of wandering later, Zoe's letters stop coming and Ben returns to find her and attempt the hopeless task of clearing himself.
78.
Prince Valiant (1954) as Stunts
A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur's Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.
79.
Two Flags West (1950) as Stunts
A bitter Union commander is forced to accept Confederate prisoners to help fight an Indian war.

Cast (special)

80.
Power and the Presidency (1974) as Mr Oates
An historical dramatization that incorporates the use of actors, animation, and dance to illustrate the ever-growing power of the presidency as exemplified by six holders of the office -- George Washington, Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, Abraham Lincoln, William McKinley, and Theodore Roosevelt.

Cast (short)

81.
Hill-Tillies (1936)
Comedic duo Patsy Kelly and Lyda Roberti camp out in the woods for a publicity stunt in this short film.
82.
An All American Toothache (1936)
When a star football player needs a wisdom tooth to pull in order to play, Patsy Kelly isn't so sure she wants to giver any of her teeth up in this comedic short.
83.
Top Flat (1935)
In this short film, a woman tries to convince her friend that she's struck it rich.
84.
CHASES OF PIMPLE STREET (1934)
In this comedic short, a man attempts to set his is sister-in-law up on a date so that she will move out of the house.
85.
Call a Cop (1931)
In this comedic short, several boys are doing their part to fight crime, when they should be leaving it to the proper authorities.
86.
High Gear (1931)
A group of friends take a borrowed car out for a drive and find trouble at every turn in this comedic short.
87.
Blood and Thunder (1931)
In this short film, a boy mistakes a play for real events.
88.
Air Tight (1931)
Hal Roach's comedic team, The Boy Friends, try their hand at flying a glider but might want to stick to driving a car instead.
89.
LOVE FEVER (1931)
In this comedic short, neighbors mistake an actress rehearsing her death scene for the real act.
90.
LET'S DO THINGS (1931)
Comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts are taken out for a night on the town by two not so sharp men in this short film.
91.
Bigger and Better (1930)
Several boys take summer jobs in a department store so they can make money and meet girls, but the jobs do not turned out as planned in this comedic short.
92.
Doctor's Orders (1930)
Several friends stage a phony car accident so their girlfriends will have to nurse them back to health in this comedic short.
93.
Ladies Last (1930)
In this short film, a group of boys boycott a local dance when the girls insist the men wear tuxedos.

Stunts (short)

94.
Hill-Tillies (1936)
Comedic duo Patsy Kelly and Lyda Roberti camp out in the woods for a publicity stunt in this short film.
95.
Benny, From Panama (1934)
In this short film, honeymoon bliss is interrupted for two newlyweds when an old friend makes a surprise visit.
96.
Our Wife (1931)
A man tries to help his best friend elope in this comedic short film.
97.
Helping Grandma (1930)
A gang of kids try to help their adopted grandmmother to sell her store in this short film.

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