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Cast (feature film)

Flamingo Road (1949) as Peterson
A stranded carnival dancer takes on a corrupt political boss when she marries into small-town society.
Silver Trails (1948) as Don Esteban
The Far Frontier (1948) as Willis Newcomb
Gangs of the Waterfront (1945) as J. M. Meyer
Gang Leader Dutch Malone (Robert Armstrong) goes on a hunting trip and is in a car wreck and is confined to the hospital, without the knowledge of any of his gang members. District Attorney Brady (William Forrest) induces taxidermist Peter Winkly (also Robert Armstrong), who is an exact double for Malone,to impersonate Dutch and assume leadership of the gang. Winkly "takes over" the gang and only Rita (Marian Martin), Dutch's girl friend, has any suspicion that he is not really Dutch. But Dutch sees a newspaper showing him out on the town, escapes from the hospital and is on his way to look up the imposter.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) as Doctor
A girl in the slums tries to find her way with the help of her devoted mother and alcoholic father.
Thoroughbreds (1944) as
Rosie, the Riveter (1944) as Mr. Campbell
Dead Men Walk (1943) as Harper
A small-town doctor's twin returns from the grave seeking vengeance.
Mr. Lucky (1943) as Costello
A gambling-ship owner is out to fleece a beautiful society woman, but falls in love.
South of Santa Fe (1942) as Conway
Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942) as Welby
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
The Mad Monster (1942) as Professor Blaine
A mad scientist''''s experiments turn an innocent man into a nocturnal killer.
Perils of Nyoka (1942)
Professor Campbell's expedition into the hills of Libya obtains a papyrus which might reveal the hiding place of the Golden Tablets of Hippocrates, containing lost medical secrets. Also in the region is intrepid Nyoka Gordon, still seeking her father, lost on a previous expedition. She alone can translate the papyrus, which directs our heroes through deadly perils (including the Tunnel of Bubbling Death) into the land of the Tuaregs. Opposing them are Vultura, Queen of the Desert, and her Arab ally Cassib, both greedy for the treasure...
The Yukon Patrol (1942) as [John] Kettler
Canadian Tom Merritt (Stanley Andrews) has discovered a substance, Compound X, that will cure infantile paralysis, which he extracts from a mine at Caribou, Canada. A country at war with Canada (unnamed because while Canada and the British Empire were at war with Germany, the USA "officially" wasn't in 1940) discovers that Compound X also contains magnetic properties which will make their mines effective against the British fleet, and dispatch one of their intelligence officers, John Kettler (Robert Strange), to work undercover to ensure a steady stream of Compound X for the Fatherland. RCMP Major Ross King (Herbert Rawlinson) is killed in a fray against Kettler's henchmen, and his son, RCMP Sergeant Dave King (Allan Lane) continues on in his place in command of the Mountie post. The foreign agents open a "sham" sanitarium, supposedly to help paralysis victims, but actually to ship the gathered quantities of Compound X abroad to their warring country. Sergeant King discovers the fraud and exposes "Dr. Shelton" (John Davidson), the sham head of the hospital. The Mounties also secure some fuse caps which will provide proof that Kettler and his men are saboteurs. In an effort to recover the fuse caps, the enemy agents kidnap Linda Merritt (Lita Conway), sister of RCMP Corporal Tom Merritt,Jr.(Robert Kellard). King and the Mounties eventually put an end to the enemy agents in chapter 12, "Code of the Mounted", but not without a great personal sacrifice by one of their own.
High Sierra (1941) as Art
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
Desert Bandit (1941) as Hatfield
Robin Hood of the Pecos (1941) as Wilbur Cravens
A newly appointed sheriff fights to save ranchers from an unscrupulous land baron.
Blondie in Society (1941) as Judge
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.
Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)
On a scientific expedition to Siam young Billy Batson is given the ability to change himself into the super-powered Captain Marvel by the wizard Shazam, who tells him his powers will last only as long as the Golden Scorpion idol is threatened. Finding the idol, the scientists realize it could be the most powerful weapon in the world and remove the lenses that energize it, distributing them among themselves so that no one would be able to use the idol by himself. Back in the US, Billy Batson, as Captain Marvel, wages a battle against an evil, hooded figure, the Scorpion, who hopes to accumulate all five lenses, thereby gaining control of the super-powerful weapon.
Arizona Cyclone (1941) as [Adam] Draper
All That Money Can Buy (1941) as Clerk of court
A farmer sells his soul for seven years of good crops.
Paper Bullets (1941) as Lou Wood
Afterseeking revenge for her boyfriend, Joan Woodbury finds herself in jail on a hit-and-run charge. Ladd plays an undercover reporter doubling for a notorious gangster.
Manpower (1941) as Bondsman
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
Castle on the Hudson (1940) as Joe Morris
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
Gambling on the High Seas (1940) as Larry Brill
A reporter tries to nail a gambling-ship owner for murder.
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940) as Koerner
True story of the German scientist who devoted his life to curing syphilis.
You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939) as Pawnbroker
A young tough takes the rap for a hardened gangster.
The Spellbinder (1939) as First judge
A crooked lawyer''''s daughter falls for a gangster that he helped acquit.
The Saint Strikes Back (1939) as Commissioner
The Saint helps a young beauty take vengeance on the mobsters who ruined her father.
The Angels Wash Their Faces (1939) as Simpkins
A young delinquent defies his sister to join a tough street gang.
Missing Evidence (1939) as Whitey Trumbull
Hell's Kitchen (1939) as Callahan
An ex-con tries to help a group of hardened juvenile delinquents.
In Name Only (1939) as Hotel manager
A wealthy man falls for a widow but can't get his wife to divorce him.
Made for Each Other (1939) as Doctor
A couple struggle to find happiness after a whirlwind courtship.
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) as Dr. Foote
True story of the dancing team who taught the world to two-step.
They Made Me a Criminal (1939) as Malvin
A young boxer flees to farming country when he thinks he's killed an opponent in the ring.
I Stand Accused (1938) as Francis X. Ryan
Fred, a young lawyer fresh out of school, climbs quickly to success as the mouthpiece for a gangland mob. His friend Paul, however, reaches equally quick success - in the district attorney's office. Inevitably, they meet on opposite sides of the courtroom.
Sky Giant (1938) as Joe R. Weldon
A young flyer fights to win his father''''s respect while vying with dad''''s best friend for a young woman''''s heart.
Racket Busters (1938) as Lawyer
A mobster tries to take over the trucking business.
John Meade's Woman (1937) as Blaney
Stolen Holiday (1937) as Prefect of police
A Paris fashion model marries a fortune hunter to protect him from the law.
Partners in Crime (1937) as Jail doctor
Marked Woman (1937) as George Beler
A crusading DA fights to get a nightclub hostess to testify against her gangster boss.
The Last Train from Madrid (1937) as Officer
The story of seven people: their lives and love affairs in Madrid during the Civil War.
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936) as Magistrate
True story of the French scientist''''s battle to establish modern medical methods.
Roaming Lady (1936) as Kingston
Spendthrift (1936) as Ransom
Beware of Ladies (1936) as John Williams
The Murder of Dr. Harrigan (1936) as Peter Melady
A doctor investigates the murder of a colleague involved in experimental surgery.
The Walking Dead (1936) as Merritt
A framed man comes back from the dead to seek revenge.
Trapped by Television (1936) as Standish
An inventor looking for backing for his television invention gets involved with a crooked businessman and gangsters who try to steal his invention.
Beloved Enemy (1936) as Perrins
During an Irish uprising, a rebel leader and a British noblewoman fall in love.
The Frisco Kid (1935) as Graber
A shanghaied sailor turns himself into the king of San Francisco's rough-and-tumble Barbary Coast.
Special Agent (1935) as Armitage
A government agent poses as a newspaperman to get the goods on a mobster.
I Found Stella Parish (1935) as Jed Duffy
An actress stops at nothing to protect her daughter from her shady past.
These Thirty Years (1934) as Jed Travers
Gambling (1934) as Mr. Winthrop
The Misleading Lady (1932) as Sydney Parker
The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) as Adjutant Von Rockoff
A misfired flirtation lands a young lieutenant married to a princess instead of the one he loves.
The Cheat (1931) as District Attorney

Misc. Crew (feature film)

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) as Stand-in
True story of the dancing team who taught the world to two-step.

Writer (special)

Storm Force: Extreme Weather (2001) as Writer
Documentary about violent weather around the world. Furious thunderstorms, 300 mph winds, blinding blizzards, paralyzing ice-storms and burning heat shape the lives and cultures of the people who must face them in order to survive. The program takes viewers to the hottest, coldest, windiest, wettest

Producer (special)

Storm Force: Extreme Weather (2001) as Series Producer
Documentary about violent weather around the world. Furious thunderstorms, 300 mph winds, blinding blizzards, paralyzing ice-storms and burning heat shape the lives and cultures of the people who must face them in order to survive. The program takes viewers to the hottest, coldest, windiest, wettest
Storm Force: Thunderstorms (2001) as Series Producer
Documentary about thunderstorms. Thunderstorms have the power to produce several different sorts of threats. Heavy rain can fuel dangerous floods that can sweep away vehicles. Hail can reach ferocious speeds and cause serious injury. Each year, lightning kills 1000 people worldwide. The program trav

Cast (short)

The Flag of Humanity (1940)
This short film focuses on how Clara Barton helped found the American Red Cross. Vitaphone Release 9889-9890.

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