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Cast (feature film)

The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) as Burt
Charles Lindbergh risks his life to complete his historic flight from New York to Paris.
The Actress (1953) as Mike McGrath
True story of Ruth Gordon''''s early struggles on the road to stage stardom.
Something to Live For (1952) as Critic
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
The Merry Widow (1952) as Cart driver
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
The Tall Target (1951) as Minister
A detective tries to prevent the assassination of President Lincoln during a train ride.
Inside Straight (1951) as Minister
A tycoon rises to the top in 19th-century San Francisco through greed and corruption.
Copper Canyon (1950) as Southerner
During post civil war, southern veterans move wet to find money to rebuild their homes and are continuously harassed.
To Please a Lady (1950) as Bainsville editor
A ruthless race-car driver falls for a crusading journalist out to clean up the sport.
Summer Stock (1950) as Zeb
A farmer gets sucked into show business when a theatrical troupe invades her farm.
Dancing in the Dark (1950) as Neighbor
Conceited film star Emery Slade was on top in 1932; in 1949, he's broke and still insufferable. Fox producer Crossman enlists Slade's aid to persuade broadway star Rosalie Brooks to star in the film "Bandwagon." But when Slade meets Julie Clarke, his assistant's onetime girlfriend, he decides she, not Rosalie, should get the part. No one can fathom his motives for this apparently selfless act, but there are a few tricks in the old fox yet...and he'll need them all.
Again Pioneers (1950) as Pa Ashby
Sorrowful Jones (1949) as Undertaker
A young girl is left with the notoriously cheap Sorrowful Jones as a marker for a bet. When her father doesn't return, he learns that taking care of a child interferes with his free-wheeling lifestyle. Sorrowful must also evade crooked gangsters and indulge in a bit of horse-thieving.
Song of Surrender (1949) as Bidder
Adventure in Baltimore (1949) as Vestryman
A turn-of-the-century socialite joins the women''s suffrage movement.
Hazard (1948) as Clerk in dingy hotel
The Bride Goes Wild (1948) as Farmer
A womanizing author of children's books borrows a son to woo his illustrator.
The Walls of Jericho (1948) as Sam
After County Attorney Dave Connors (Cornel Wilde) helps Julian Norman (Anne Baxter) with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman (Henry Hull), she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria Wedge (Linda Darnell), the new bride of Dave's best friend, Tucker Wedge (Kirk Douglas), makes overtures and plays for Dave, much to the displeasure of Dave's hard-drinking wife Belle (Ann Dvorak.) Angered by Dave's rebuffs, Algeria induces the state political boss to back Tucker for a Congress race against Dave. Meanwhile, Julia has returned to Jericho, with her law degree, and she and Dave fall in love. But when Dave announces he won't run for Congress, she feels she is the reason and she takes a job in Kansas City. Tucker wins the election and he and Algeria go to Washington. Later, Tucker announces a run for the Senate and Dave decides to run against him. When Marjorie Ransome (Coleen Townsend) kills a drunk in self-defense, Julia returns to Jericho to work with Dave, now in private practice,on Marjorie's defense. The still-resentful Algeria moves to kill Dave's senate bid when Tucker's newspaper announces that Dave is being sued for divorce, with Julia named as correspondent.
Shanghai Chest (1948) as Walter Somervale
Vic Armstrong arrives at his Uncle Judge Armstrong's home just in time to answer the telephone. Unknown to him, his uncle has just been murdered and the culprit is right there in the room with him! Phyllis Powers, on the other end of the line, recognizes Vic's voice, but just then Vic is knocked unconscious by the murderer. When he awakens, he (for reasons known only to movie mystery writers) pulls the knife out of his uncle's back, thus putting his fingerprints all over it, and just in time for the police, having been called by a worried Phyllis, to discover him standing over the body. Well, we know he didn't do it, but the police don't agree. Can Charlie Chan recognize the boy's innocence, and find the real murderer before Vic is sent into durance vile, or even worse?
Kidnapped (1948) as Mungo
After being kidnapped and sold into slavery, a young man fights to reclaim his birthright.
Station West (1948) as Stage agent
A federal agent takes on a gang of gold thieves.
The Feathered Serpent (1948) as Professor
The Bishop's Wife (1948) as Stevens
An angel helps set an ambitious bishop on the right track.
Man from Texas (1948) as Preacher
Blood on the Moon (1948) as Settlmeir
A gunslinger hired to drive off a rancher falls in love with the man's daughter.
High Wall (1948) as Patient
Psychiatry provides the key to proving a veteran flyer innocent of his wife''s murder.
Bodyguard (1948) as Adam Stone
A cop on suspension is framed for murder.
The Beginning or the End (1947) as Secretary of War Henry Stimson
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
Smash Up--The Story of a Woman (1947) as Farmer
A singer''''s wife turns to the bottle when she fears she''''s lost her husband to success.
Seven Keys to Baldpate (1947) as Station agent
A mystery writer runs into the real thing when he holes up at a deserted inn.
Desperate (1947) as Simon Pringle
An innocent trucker takes it on the lam when he's accused of robbery.
Pursued (1947) as Undertaker
Cynthia (1947) as Clerk
A sheltered girl uses music as a means of winning her independence.
Unconquered (1947) as Trapper
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
The Sea of Grass (1947) as Station agent
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a husband and wife on America's frontier; farmers in a "sea of grass." The wife has an affair which produces a child, and she is ostracized from the community. Meanwhile, the farmers watch helplesslly as the sea of grass is exploited until it becomes a dustbowl.
Welcome Stranger (1947) as Farmer
A small-town doctor resents the presence of a new younger physician and his newfangled ways.
Magnificent Doll (1946) as Darcy
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
The Spiral Staircase (1946) as Dr. Harvey
A serial killer stalks a mute servant girl in a remote mansion.
Two Sisters from Boston (1946) as Guest at party
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.
Boys' Ranch (1946) as Cook
A ball player creates a ranch for troubled kids from the city.
Canyon Passage (1946) as Judge
A respected businessman and his gambler best friend fall for the same woman in 1850s Oregon.
Along Came Jones (1945) as Bartender
A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw.
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Ranch owner
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
Objective, Burma! (1945) as General Stilwell
An American platoon parachutes into Burma to take out a strategic Japanese outpost.
Back to Bataan (1945) as Teacher
An Army colonel leads a guerrilla campaign against the Japanese in the Philippines.
Heavenly Days (1944) as Farmer
When they''''re named Mr. and Mrs. Average Man, a small-town couple embarks on a whirlwind tour of Washington.
Rationing (1944) as Gil
A small-town butcher has problems coping with meat rationing.
Man from Frisco (1944) as Judge Harry McLain
Matt Braddock (a fictional version of real-life Henry Kaiser) is an engineer with revolutionary ideas for shipbuilding. When he tries to set up yards for prefabricating ships on the West Coast, he runs up against a rival builder, Joel Kennedy. Kennedy's son Russ idolizes Matt, but Russ's sister Diana thinks Matt is a hopeless idealist who could ruin her father.
Tall in the Saddle (1944) as Stage agent
A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher.
And the Angels Sing (1944) as Mr. Littlefield
The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel (Raymond Walburn) to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge of town where a band led by Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is playing. Bobby takes the ten dollars and runs it up to $190 at the dice table. Happy hits on Nancy but she rebuffs him. He doesn't have the money to pay his band and borrows the gambling winnings from Bobby on the pretext that he will give her a job with his band. Bobby discovers the next day that Happy has hastily departed for New York. The girls follow to a night club where he is working and, after an audition, the manager is willing to give Happy a contract if the girls will sing with his band.
Destiny (1944) as
An American Romance (1944) as Olsen
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
A Stranger in Town (1943) as
A Supreme Court justice on vacation takes on crooked small-town politicians.
What's Buzzin' Cousin? (1943) as Gas station attendant
Freddy Martin (Himself) and his band go on a trailer vacation, taking along Rochester (Eddie Anderson) as a handy man. They run out of gas in a ghost town and have to spend the night in the deserted Palace Hotel. The next morning, Ann Crawford (Ann Miller) and her three friends, Josie (Leslie Brooks), Billie (Jeff Donnell) and May (Carol Hughes), arrive as Ann has inherited the hotel and most of the surrounding property, and she and her friends have pooled their savings to pay off the debts and formed a company to run the hotel. Jimmie Ross (John Hubbard), singer with the band, decides to help the girls and has the hotel done over at his expense. Rochester, digging in the Victory Garden he has started, finds a gold nugget and the rush is on. Gangster Pete Hartley (Bradley Page) and his henchmen move in with intentions of taking over. He succeeds, over Ann's protests, in buying the property from her friends. Jimmie returns and thinks Ann has double-crossed him and they quarrel and part. Jimmie discovers that Rochester's gold nugget was his own gold inlay. Later, back on the radio with Freddie's band, Jimmie sings a song especially to Ann, who he hopes is listening.
First Comes Courage (1943) as Soren
A Norwegian resistance fighter seduces a Nazi officer to learn enemy secrets during World War II.
Arizona Trail (1943) as Dan Trent
When crafty Doc Wallace (Joseph J. Greene) sends for Johnny Trent (Tex Ritter) and his pal, Kansas (Fuzzy Knight) to come home to the Trent ranch in Arizona, Johnny meets Martha Brooks (Janet Shaw), who is caring for his invalid father (Erville Alderson), whose ranch some unknown enemy is trying to wrest away, as it has become suddenly valuable. Aided by Wayne Carson (Dennis Moore) and Martha, Johnny uncovers the culprit to be Doc Wallace, the supposed family friend.
The Gay Sisters (1942) as Farmer
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
You Can't Escape Forever (1942) as Mr. Crowder
Although she''s been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
Commandos Strike At Dawn (1942) as Johan Garmo
A Norwegian refugee leads the British in an attack against his country's Nazi invaders.
The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe (1942) as Schoolmaster
Edgar Allen Poe (John Shepperd) led an unhappy childhood, broken only by the unceasing devotion of his foster mother, Mrs. Frances Allan (Mary Howard), whose loving ministrations gave him courage to carry out his desire to write. His first love was Elmira Royster (Virginia Gilmore), and though she married another while he was at the University of Virginia, he could never purge his thoughts of her and, under the influence of her spell, he poured out the deepest passions of his heart. After a discouraging period during which he was disowned by his foster father and lost his appointment to West Point, he found the love that tamed his restless heart with Virginia Clemm (Linda Darnell). After he and Virginia married, Poe did his greatest creative work, writing for the Southern Literary Messenger and Graham's Magazine.
The Postman Didn't Ring (1942) as Robert Harwood, Sr.
A government mail sack, missing for fifty years, is now being delivered. Stamp collector Julie Martin (Brenda Joyce) follows postal inspector Brennon (Stanley Andrews) on his delivery tour, hoping to find some rare stamps for her philatelist customers. One letter brings love and warmth to a lonely spinster from a sweetheart lost in a war, another a welcome bravery citation to Civil War veteran Slade (Will Wright) and a third is to the parents of the now-state governor from his high school principal requesting he be disciplined for throwing spitballs in class. Dan Carter (Richard Travis), the owner of the village supply store who extends local farmers unlimited credit and, as a result, is on the verge of foreclosure by the ruthless Harwood banking family, get a letter sent by his grandfather to his father containing 500 shares of stock in the Harwood bank. The Harwood family fights back by charging Dan with fraud, but Judge Colt (Spencer Charters) and Dan's Aunt Martha (Emma Dunn) aid him.
Commandos Strike at Dawn (To Be Deleted) (1942)
Erik Toresen, widower and fishery observer, leads a quiet life in a small Norwegian town; but after the Nazi occupation, German abuses lead Erik to form a Resistance group. After a killing, Erik flees to the wilderness and finds a secret German air base; he resolves to escape to England with its location.
My Favorite Blonde (1942) as Sheriff
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
Andy Hardy's Double Life (1942) as Bailiff
A new college student lets romance get in the way of his studies.
The Vanishing Virginian (1942) as Judge Fred Stuart
A conservative southern patriarch tries to cope with changing times.
Henry Aldrich, Editor (1942) as Mr. Mockridge
Henry (James Lydon) gets into another jam when he becomes the editor of the Centerville Hish School newspaper. The Fire Chief suspects him when he covers fires.
The Courtship of Andy Hardy (1942) as Bailiff
A teenager dates a girl whose parents' divorce is being decided by his father.
H. M. Pulham, Esq. (1941) as Mr. Jakes
A stuffy businessman livens things up by having a fling.
Richest Man in Town (1941) as Jenkins
Bad Men of Missouri (1941) as Mr. Adams
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
The Black Cat (1941) as Dr. Williams
Greedy heirs gather to wait for the death of Henrietta Winslow. Murder, thunder claps, howling cats, gun shots, screams in the night, hidden passages -- all the proper ingredients.
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941) as [Ike] Fairchild
Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of town lots to give him control, but Quaker schoolmarm Annie Morgan bags one of the key lots. Cork's lawyer Steve Lewis tries romancing Annie to get the lot back, finding her so overpoweringly liberated she leaves him dizzy. Still, Steve attains his nefarious object...almost...then has cause to deeply regret having aroused the sleeping giant of feminism!
Last of the Duanes (1941) as Zeke
In 1870 Texas a man (Montgomery) comes home to find his father murdered. He trails an outlaw till he finds out he's part of a gang, then calls in the Texas Rangers.
Sergeant York (1941) as Nate Tompkins
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
Honky Tonk (1941) as Man with rail
A young girl falls for a western gambler.
High Sierra (1941) as Farmer
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
Highway West (1941) as Doctor
A woman discovers her respectable husband is a notorious gangster.
Tobacco Road (1941) as Garage man
A patriarch of a large rural Southern clan are threatened to be thrown off their land.
Edison, the Man (1940) as First lecturer
Thomas Edison fights to turn his dreams into reality.
The Doctor Takes A Wife (1940) as Harrison
A man-hating author and a woman-hating doctor have to pretend they're married.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) as
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
Knute Rockne--All American (1940) as Kansas farmer
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) as Andrew Jackson
An exploration into the domestic and political life of this past president.
Maryland (1940) as Diggs
Woman (Bainter) tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son (Payne) to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter (Joyce) of his father's trainer (Brennan), he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt.
The Man from Dakota (1940) as Commandant
A Yankee soldier becomes a spy with the help of a beautiful woman.
Alias the Deacon (1940) as Chief of police
When the Daltons Rode (1940) as District Attorney Wade
Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company. When Tod tries to help them, a faked murder charge turns the Daltons into outlaws, but more victims than villains in this fictionalized version. Will Tod stay loyal to his friends despite falling in love with Bob Dalton's former fiancée Julie?
Santa Fe Trail (1940) as Jefferson Davis
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
Dr. Kildare Goes Home (1940) as Boylston
A young doctor gives up big-city success to help his father set up a small-town clinic.
Rangers of Fortune (1940) as Mr. Ellis
Romance of the Redwoods (1939) as Jackson
Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter (1939) as Clinton Griffith
A teen-aged sleuth tries to clear one of her father's friends of a murder charge.
Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (1939) as Bailiff
A teenage boy falls in love with his drama teacher.
Henry Goes Arizona (1939) as Dr. John Clemens
A Broadway tenderfoot takes over a Western ranch.
Jesse James (1939) as Old marshall
When a railroad agent kills their mother, Frank and Jesse James take up robbing banks and trains.
Outside These Walls (1939) as Sauers
Judge Hardy and Son (1939) as Bailiff
A small-town judge tries to save an elderly couple from eviction while coping with his wife''s illness.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939) as Sheriff
Mark Twain''''s classic troublemaker helps a runaway slave escape to the North.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Handwriting expert
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
The Hardys Ride High (1939) as Bailiff
A small-town family inherits a fortune but has trouble adjusting to society life.
Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938) as Court attendant
A small-town boy tries to juggle two girlfriends at once.
Judge Hardy's Children (1938) as Deputy sheriff
A small-town judge''s Washington trip lands his son in hot water with a diplomat''s daughter.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) as District Attorney
An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery.
Out West with the Hardys (1938) as Deputy
A small-town judge takes his family on a western vacation so he can help a friend negotiate water rights.
Gold Is Where You Find It (1938) as Cryder
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
Wells Fargo (1937) as Marshal
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
Small Town Boy (1937) as Trindle
The Mighty Treve (1937) as Hibben
Wild and Woolly (1937) as Deacon
The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937) as Conductor
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
Parnell (1937) as Father
True story of the Irish politician whose fight for freedom was compromised by his affair with a married woman.
A Family Affair (1937) as Dave
In the first Hardy Family film, a small-town judge fights for re-election while dealing with family problems.
Woman in Distress (1937) as Sheriff
Fury (1936) as Plumber
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
It's Up to You (1936) as Banker Whitmore
Educating Father (1936) as Dr. Willoughby
Tough Guy (1936) as Man in Ford
To save his beloved dog, a boy runs away from home, only to get mixed up with gangsters.
All American Chump (1936) as Sheriff
A country bumpkin who's a mathematical genius falls into the hands of gangsters.
The Jungle Princess (1936) as Priest
Christopher Powell is in Malaysia with his fiancée and her father, capturing wild animals. While out hunting, he is attacked by a tiger, and his native guides run away, leaving him for dead. But the tiger is the pet of Ulah, a beautiful young woman who grew up by herself in the jungle. She rescues Chris and takes him back to her cave, where she nurses him to health and falls in love with him. When he eventually returns to camp, she follows. The fiancée is jealous, and the natives don't like Ulah or her pet tiger either, all of which leads to a lot of trouble.
Hearts in Bondage (1936) as Jefferson Davis
Career Woman (1936) as Dr. Anderson
A girl (Jewell) accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer (Whalen) and successfully by a new, straightforward one (Trevor).
Ramona (1936) as Doctor at hacienda
Half-Indian girl (Young) brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house (Taylor) against his family's wishes and loves another Indian (Ameche) employed by the household.
Society Fever (1935) as Uncle Andy
Pursuit (1935) as Cop
The reward in a kidnapping case attracts a variety of desperate characters.
Woman Wanted (1935) as Constable
An innocent woman is chased by both gangsters and the police.
Public Opinion (1935) as Mr. Trevor
Seven Keys to Baldpate (1935) as Chief of police
A mystery writer runs into the real thing when he holes up at a deserted inn.
Square Shooter (1935) as Dr. "Doc" Wayne
The County Chairman (1935) as Wilson Prewitt
Times Square Lady (1935) as Farmer
A gambler''s assistant helps the boss''s daughter fight off a crooked lawyer.
The Virginia Judge (1935) as Old fellow
The Scarlet Empress (1934) as Chancellor Bestucheff
A young innocent masters the decadent ways of Imperial Russia in order to reign as Catherine the Great.
Lazy River (1934) as Sheriff
Ex-convicts try to stop a Chinese smuggling ring.
The Fighting Code (1933) as Joshua La Plante
Ben Halliday (Buck Jones) stumbles upon a mysterious range killing and discovers letters in the dead man's pockets that reveal his intention to return to his native town where his sister, Helen James (Diane Sinclair), is making a lone stand to hold her property that is desired by Joshua La Plante (Erville Alderson) and his gunman Joe Krull (Ward Bond). Meeting Helen, Ben realizes she has been parted from her brother so long that she would not recognize him, so Ben decides to pose as him. With the help of another new arrival, Barry (Louis Natheaux), and Judge Williams (Alfred P. James as Alf James), he uncovers a plot to secure Helen's property and build a dam in the canyon that would deprive the valley of water but would water the desert property owned by La Plante. Krull murders a surveyor and frames Ben who is thrown into jail, where he meets Crosby (Niles Welch) who furnishes proof of the guilt of La Plante and Krull. Ben breaks jail and he and Barry break into La Plante's office and hide in a wardrobe closet when Krull and La Plante enter. The later pair argue and Krull kills La Plante. Sheriff Olson (Dick Alexander) arrives and Krull also blames Ben for his latest murder.
State Fair (1933) as Breeder
The children of Iowa farmers find love, with mixed results, at the state fair.
To the Last Man (1933) as Judge
In Kentucky just after the Civil War, the Hayden-Colby feud leads to Jed Colby being sent to prison for 15 years for murder. The Haydens head for Nevada and when Colby gets out of prison he heads there also seeking revenge. The head of the Hayden family tries to avoid more killing but the inevitable showdown has to occur, complicated by Lynn Hayden and Ellen Colby's plans to marry.
Hello, Everybody! (1933) as Horton
The setting is a farm. Kate Smith and Sally Blane play sisters; assorted relatives live with the sisters, but everyone at home, and in the whole town, depends on Kate to hold everything together. The power company wants to build a dam which will require flooding many of the farms; Kate is holding out; if Kate sells, everyone else will sell; if Kate refuses, the rest of the town will refuse as well. Randolph Scott meets Kate's beautiful sister, Sally Blane, at a dance. Randolph Scott, as it turns out, is an agent for the power company. Kate thinks he's just using Sally; Sally believes that he truly likes her. Randolph comes to the farm and appears to woo Kate. Kate remains unconvinced about selling out, but falls for Randolph.
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) as Sheriff
A World War I veteran faces inhuman conditions when he's sentenced to hard labor.
They Call It Sin (1932) as Mr. [Timothy] Cullen
An innocent young chorus girl fights the advances of her lecherous producer.
Cabin in the Cotton (1932) as Sock Fisher
A sharecropper fighting for better working conditions succumbs to the boss's seductive daughter.
The Thirteenth Guest (1932) as Adams
13 years before the movie opens, there was a dinner party, at which the 13th guest failed to show up. The master of the manner has died, and left the bulk of his estate to this 13th guest, but nobody knows who that is. Now someone is murdering the remaining guests, and placing their dead bodies at the table, in the same seat they had occupied 13 years before.
Haunted Gold (1932) as Benedict
A cowboy and his girl fight bandits and a ghost over an abandoned mine.
Shanghaied Love (1931) as Deaken
Redemption (1930) as See note
A man thought dead returns to find his wife has built a new life.
The Dawn Trail (1930) as Denton
Dissension arises between cattlemen in Osage County, Texas, and sheepherders who have settled there and use the same watering stream. Mart Dalton (Charles Morton), son of a wealthy cattleman, quarrels with and kills one of the settlers, thus placing Sheriff Larry Williams (Buck Jones) in a delicate position; for he is Mart's best friend and is engaged to Mart's sister June (Miriam Seeger). However, sworn to do his duty, he arrests Mart, incensing the cattlemen, who help Mart escape, leaving Larry wounded.
Guilty? (1930) as Lee
The Bad Man (1930) as Hardy
The Lash (1930) as Judge Travers
A Spanish nobleman in Southern California turns to robbery to help the peasants.
Speakeasy (1929) as City editor
Newspaper staffer Alice Woods persuades the editor to allow her to chase a story, that of prizefight contender Martin, who is about to fight for the championship. However, he does not know that his manager is preparing to double-cross him.
Fazil (1928) as Iman Idris
Fleetwing (1928) as Trad Ben Sabam
A Thief in the Dark (1928) as Armstrong
The Girl From Chicago (1927) as Colonel Carlton
The Heart of Maryland (1927) as Maj. General Kendrick
The Fortune Hunter (1927) as Blinky Lockwood
The Price of Honor (1927) as Ogden Bennett
Salvation Jane (1927) as Gramp
The White Black Sheep (1926) as Yasuf
Sally of the Sawdust (1925) as Judge Foster
Judge Foster throws his daughter out because she married a circus man. She leaves her baby girl with Prof. McGargle before she dies. Years later Sally is a dancer with whom Peyton, a son of Judge Foster's friend, falls in love. When Sally is arrested McGargle proves her real parentage.
Isn't Life Wonderful (1924) as The professor
The story follows a Polish professor and his family who have become refugees in the aftermath of World War I. They try to survive in Germany during the period of the Great Inflation. Carol Dempster is Inga, a Polish war orphan who struggles to provide for the family that has taken her in, while accumulating a meager dowry from the rubble of depression-stricken Berlin so that she can marry Paul. Returning to his family, weakened by the battlefront's poisonous gases, Paul invests in his and Inga's future by tending a secret garden which he hopes will provide the resources for them to live, and which serves as a symbol of optimism for the two young lovers.
America (1924) as Justice Montague
The Exciters (1923) as "Chloroform Charlie"
The White Rose (1923) as A man of the world
A wealthy young Southern aristocrat, Joseph, graduates from a seminary and, before he takes charge of his assigned parish, decides to go out and see what "the real world" is all about. He winds up in New Orleans and finds himself attracted to a poor, unsophisticated orphan girl, Bessie. One thing leads to another, and before long Bessie finds that she is pregnant with Joseph's child.
The Good-Bad Wife (1921) as Colonel Denbigh
Her Man (1918) as "Old Milt" McBriar

Cast (short)

Radio Bugs (1944)
In this comedic short, a gang of children try out a career as radio stars.
Oklahoma Outlaws (1943)
In this short western, a gang of outlaws threatens a family. Vitaphone Release 1145A.
Trifles of Importance (1940)
This short film presents how small, seemingly trivial things such as a number, doodling, or a suit of clothes can tell an interesting story.
Lincoln in the White House (1939)
This short film chronicles Abraham Lincoln''''s presidency, from his inauguration through his delivery of the Gettysburg Address. Vitaphone Release 9023-9024.
The Monroe Doctrine (1939)
This short historical film focuses on the creation of the Monroe Doctrine. Vitaphone Release 9436-9437.
Romance of Louisiana (1937)
This short film tells the story of the Louisiana Purchase.
The Man Without a Country (1937)
This short film focuses on a disgraced U.S. army officer. Vitaphone Release 8369-8370.
The Man in the Barn (1937)
This short film examines several stories revolving around John Wilkes Bookes.

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