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Don Shelton

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Cast (feature film)

Selena (1997) as Stage Dancer
By the age of 23, Selena Quintanilla Perez had seen almost all of her dreams come true. She and her family had risen together to a level of success they had hardly imagined, and their upward climb showed no signs of stopping. Selena, with her blend of natural talent, boundless energy and magnetic charm, was poised to become popular music''s next big superstar, until her life was cut short at the hands of a friend she had thought loyal.
High School Hellcats (1958) as Roger Martin
A new student befriends an all-female gang bent on bucking authority and terrorizing their school.
Bullwhip (1958) as Hotel keeper
Dragstrip Girl (1957) as Sam Blake
Rival teens challenge themselves to a dragstrip race, and the winner runs of the girl.
Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957) as Mr. Hayden
A teenage couple making out in the woods accidentally runs over an alien creature with their car. The creature's hand falls off, but it comes alive, and, with an eye growing out of it, begins to stalk the teens. Meanwhile, Joe the town drunk wants to store the body in his refrigerator, but some of the alien's buddies inject alcohol into his system, and Joe dies of an overdose.
God Is My Partner (1957) as
A retired surgeon starts giving away money to religious causes and his family tries to file suit, claiming that he's incompetent.
Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) as Captain
True story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.
Hilda Crane (1956) as Caterer
Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) as Guard
True story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.
The Command (1954) as Maj. Gibbs
A high-minded doctor suddenly finds himself leading a Cavalry troop through hostile territory.
Them! (1954) as Captain
Federal agents fight to destroy a colony of mutated giant ants.
City Story (1954) as Police Lt. Hanson
A Star Is Born (1954) as TV director
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
Two Dollar Bettor (1951) as George Irwin
Submarine Command (1951) as Dr. Smock
A Naval commander torments himself over a crewman''''s death.
Queen for a Day (1951) as Jack Minot
The film was based on the popular daytime Mutual Broadcasting Company radio program that originated from New York on April 30, 1945 as "Queen For Today" and moved to Hollywood a few months later as "Queen For A Day", with Jack Bailey, former vaudeville music man and World's Fair barker, as the emcee host. The five-times-a-week, thirty minute doses spun over to television and lasted into the 70's. Bailey, in pre-airing interviews with audience members, would select 3-4 contestants who would pour out their (mostly pitiful) hearts explaining why they deserved to be Queen For A Day, and the audience selected the winner. The movie version was comprised of three short story segments which led some character to the television program.
Mystery Street (1950) as A district attorney
Criminal pathologists try to crack a case with nothing but the victim's bones to go on.
Red, Hot and Blue (1949) as Hamlet
An actress''''s rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.
You Gotta Stay Happy (1949) as Minister
Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancée, 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?
Alias Nick Beal (1949) as Banker
A crusading district attorney sells his soul to the devil to fight corruption.
Beyond Glory (1948) as Chaplain
Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages him to go to West Point. While there he faces serious disciplinary review for having forced a plebe into resigning. He may even be court-martialled.

Music (feature film)

Best in Show (2000) as Woodwinds
Eccentric contestants prepare to compete in a national dog show.

Cast (special)

Mr. Tutt (1958) as Uncle Ben (Guest)
The story of Mr. Tutt, a respected small-town lawyer in New York State. In the pilot episode, Mr. Tutt attempts to help a girl who claims that someone has tampered with her late grandfather's will. Based on the stories by Arthur Twain. ("Mr. Tutt" was the proposed series title.)

Misc. Crew (special)

1997 Cable Ace Awards (1997) as Orchestra Member
Live presentation of the 19th Annual CableACE Awards, honoring excellence in cable television.

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