skip navigation
Overview for Charles Thompson
Charles Thompson

Charles Thompson



TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here


TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Also Known As: Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Art Department ...


Cast (feature film)

Portrait in Black (1960) as Sid
A woman and her lover kill her husband and are targeted by someone who knows of their crime.
Teenage Cave Man (1958) as Clan member
Robert Vaughn stars as a white 35 year old teenage caveman with styled hair who seeks to discover what is in the uncharted jungles beyond his tribe's campsite. It is against the Word (and the Word is the Law), but he breaks it anyway. Soon he discovers a strange creature which kills with its touch. We later learn that this is not a prehistoric tale, but a post-apocalyptic tale, and the strange creature is a 500-plus year old irradiated scientist in a radiation suit...
Destination Tokyo (1944) as Rear admiral
A U.S. sub braves enemy waters during World War II.
None But the Lonely Heart (1944) as Defeated man
A young ne'er-do-well tries to get his life on track to help his ailing mother.
God's Step Children (1938) as Jimmie, as a boy
A light-skinned black woman struggles with racial issues.

Music (feature film)

Ref, The (1994) as Song Arranger ("The Holly & The Ivy")
A feuding couple is abducted by a thief after a robbery, and he is forced to play referee to their endless bickering.

Art Department (feature film)

One More Train to Rob (1971) as Set Decoration
In the 1880's, Harker and his gang steal $40,000 from a train in the gold-mining country of California. After the robbery, the gang splits up to hide out, but when they meet to divide the spoils, Harker is cornered, framed for the crime and is sent to jail. When he is released over two years later,
Charro! (1969) as Set Decoration
A reformed outlaw takes on his former cohorts to defend a Western town.
Sam Whiskey (1969) as Set Decoration
A beautiful widow enlists three cowboys to help her unearth money her husband stole from the U.S. Mint.
Daddy's Gone A-Hunting (1969) as Set Decoration
How Sweet It Is! (1968) as Set Decoration
A married couple''s working vacation in Paris turns into a battle to stay faithful.
A Time To Sing (1968) as Set Decoration
A singer hides his love of music to please his restrictive guardian.
Don't Make Waves (1967) as Set Decoration
A swimming-pool salesman gets mixed up with beauty queens and bodybuilders when he falls in love.
Doctor, You've Got To Be Kidding (1967) as Set Decoration
Four suitors pursue a pregnant singer to the maternity ward.
One of Our Spies Is Missing (1966)
An enemy agent appeals to an aging British statesman with promises of a youth potion.
A Patch of Blue (1965) as Sets
A blind white girl falls in love with a black man.
Looking for Love (1964) as Set Decoration
A promising singer has to choose between show business and marriage.
A Global Affair (1964) as Set Decoration
A U.N. official tries to locate the mother of an abandoned baby.
Shock Corridor (1963) as Set Decoration
A reporter fakes insanity to crack a murder committed in an asylum.
Twice Told Tales (1963) as Set Decoration
A poisonous young beauty, the secrets of eternal life and a haunted house chill this collection of Nathaniel Hawthorne stories.
The Incredible Journey (1963) as Set Decoration
Lost on vacation, two dogs and a cat try to find their way home.
Born to Be Loved (1959) as Set Decoration
The Lost Missile (1958) as Set Decoration
Scientists try to stop a mysterious missile from destroying the Earth.
The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold (1958) as Set Decoration
The masked lawman races to save the owners of a set of medallions leading to a legendary treasure.
Battle Taxi (1955) as Set Decoration
A hotshot jet pilot joins a helicopter rescue team during the Korean War.
Flight Nurse (1954) as Set Decoration
Silver Lode (1954) as Set Decoration
Dan Ballard, a respected citizen in the western town of Silver Lode, has his wedding interrupted by four men led by Ned McCarthy, an old acquaintance who, as a US Marshal, arrests Ballard for the murder of his brother and the theft of $20,000. Ballard seeks to stall McCarthy while tracking down evidence that will prove his innocence: but the townspeople's loyalty to him gradually begins to waver under McCarthy's accusations.
A Perilous Journey (1953) as Set Decoration
Champ for a Day (1953) as Set Decoration
El Paso Stampede (1953) as Set Decoration
In the last of the "Rocky" Lane series, federal marshal Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) saddles up "Black Jack" and heads for the Mexican border to investigate cattle rustling during the Spanish-American War. He gets a job with feed-merchant Nugget Clark (Eddy Waller), and discovers that Nugget's wizened little helper,Josh Bailey (Edward Clark), has been giving cattle shipment information to the town dentist, Mason "Doc" Ramsey (Stephen Chase), who is the secret leader of the rustlers headed by Floyd Garnett (Roy Barcroft.) When Ramsey and Garnett steal some of Nugget's cattle feed, Rocky follows them to their hideout through a waterfall into a hidden valley (El Paso is overun with such scenic delights.) The outlaws have kidnapped Alice Clark (Phyllis Coates)and Rocky captures Ramsey after Garnett is killed in a gun battle. Alice is rescued, the stolen cattle are recovered and Rocky moves on to his next film assignment, which was more than five years later when he turned up as the sheriff in Universal's "The Saga of Hemp Brown." This film had two working titles, "Stagecoach To Cheyenne" and "El Dorado Gold Rush", which lasted until somebody read the script and found no mention of gold rushes, El Dorado, Cheyenne or stagecoaches-to-anywhere. The waterfall in a hidden valley would have fit Cheyenne better than El Paso, but it would have been a heck of a cattle drive to get the herd across the Mexican border.
San Antone (1953) as Set Decoration
Bandits of Corsica (1953) as Set Decoration
Richard Greene, Paula Raymond, Raymond Burr, Dona Drake, Lee Van Cleef, Frank Puglia, Nestor Paiva, Michael Ansara. Mario and Carlos, twin brothers separated at birth, are reunited after many years and make a pact to overthrow the evil ruler of their Corsica homeland. Complications arise when Carlos falls in love with Mario''s wife and lies and deceit split the brothers apart
Down Laredo Way (1953) as Set Decoration
City That Never Sleeps (1953) as Set Decoration
Chicago cop Johnny Kelly, dissatisfied with his job and marriage, would like to run away with his stripper girlfriend Angel Face, but keeps getting cold feet. During one crowded night, Angel Face decides she's had enough vacillation, and crooked lawyer Biddel has an illegal mission for Johnny that could put him in a financial position to act. But other, conflicting schemes are also in progress...
Colorado Sundown (1952) as Set Decoration
The Hurley's own a lumber mill and want to harvest all the timber in the valley. They kill the Forester and substitute their brother Dusty in his place. Dusty then says all the trees are infected and must be cut down. But Rex Allen is suspicious and writes to the Forestry Department.
Captive of Billy the Kid (1952) as Set Decoration
Five people have a part of the map to the treasure of Billy the Kid. Stanley kills Howard to get his piece. Marshal Rocky Lane poses as a crook and takes the other four pieces figuring the killer will contact him. But Stanley knows he is a Marshal and sets a trap to nab him.
Hoodlum Empire (1952) as Set Decoration
Woman of the North Country (1952) as Set Decoration
Toughest Man in Arizona (1952) as Set Decoration
Marshal Landry captures outlaw Girard and bringing him in finds a woman and two children, the only survivors of an Indian attack. Later, transferring the prisoner his brothers free him. Then a stage is robbed of a silver shipment by Girard and his brothers. Examining telegrams gets Landry a confession from Girard's girlfriend. The telegraph line has been tapped and the telegrapher is the supposedly dead husband of the woman he brough in. Now knowing Girard's location he sets out after him.
Oklahoma Annie (1952) as Set Decoration
The Quiet Man (1952) as Set Decoration
An Irish ex-boxer retires to Ireland and searches for the proper wife.
Battles of Chief Pontiac (1952) as Set Decoration
Big Jim McLain (1952) as Set Decoration
A U.S. agent takes on communists in Hawaii.
Buckaroo Sheriff of Texas (1951) as Set Decoration
It's just after the Civil War in Texas and Sam White has found a rich deposit of bauxite. But lawlessness abounds and Jim Tulane and his henchmen are in control. Tulane knows White has found something but is unable to find out what and kills him. He also knows the key is in a toy wagon White gave to his son. The son figures out the puzzle only to learn that Tulane's henchman has already accidently found the answer.
In Old Amarillo (1951) as Set Decoration
A drought is about to end the cattle business. The owner of a canning factory wants to buy all the remaining cattle cheap. He plans to ruin the cattlemen's plans to ship water by train and to seed the clouds for rain. Roy is sent by a packing house to investigate.
Cuban Fireball (1951) as Set Decoration
Rough Riders of Durango (1951) as Set Decoration
Marshal Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) comes to the aid of Sheriff Bill Walters (Russ Ford) who is having a hard time trying to save the local farmers and ranchers from raids and hi-jackings. With Banker Johnson (Hal Price) about to foreclose on all their ranches and farms, the sheriff arranges for them to get a $40,000 advance on their next grain shipment so that they can pay off their notes at the bank. But the town's supposedly honest and harmless harness maker, John Blake (Steve Darrell), who is the brains behind the gang, has the messenger killed and the money stolen.
The Dakota Kid (1951) as Set Decoration
Spoilers of the Plains (1951) as Set Decoration
This is an odd one for Roy. There are foreign spies, desert sites for rocket-launching and artificial satellites. The climax is a one-on-one fight on top of an oil derrick.
Havana Rose (1951) as Set Decoration
Pride of Maryland (1951) as Set Decoration
Heart of the Rockies (1951) as Set Decoration
A crooked rancher frames the boys on a rehabilitation ranch for a series of crimes.
The Wild Blue Yonder (1951) as Set Decoration
Code of the Silver Sage (1950) as Set Decoration
Arizona Territory is in the grip of outlaw terror and killer outlaws, secretly organized by Hulon Champion (Roy Barcroft), who covers his power ambitions with the guise of a respectable firearms merchant. Newspaper editor Fred Gately is killed by Champion's henchman Curt Watson (Lane Bradford) when Gatley makes a public appeal to the President of the United States on the front page of his Bolton City News. After his death, his daughter Ann (Kay Christopher) and his assistant Nugget Clark (Eddy Waller) carry on his efforts and are rewarded when they receive word that the President will journey to the territory in response to their plea. Champion immediately sets in motion a scheme to assassinate the President by putting himself in the good graces of Major Oliver Duncan (William Ruhl) who is to facilitate the trip. Champion's henchmen intercept and wipe out the detail led by Lt. John Case (Richard Emory), Ann's sweetheart, who is bearing sealed orders regarding the trip. He pins suspicion on Case. Rocky Lane (Allan Lane), a lieutenant in the U.S. Cavalry Intelligence, working incognito, is riding to deliver a map of the secret route and is attacked by Watson, but escapes. Rocky then begins to uncover Champion's trail of deceit and villainy, but Champion is still loose to make an attempt on the President's life.
House by the River (1950) as Set Decoration
A deranged writer murders a maid after she resists his advances. The writer engages his brother's help in hiding the body, and then watches as the brother becomes the prime suspect.
Surrender (1950) as Set Decoration
The Showdown (1950) as Set Decoration
Shadrach Jones (William Elliott), ex-Texas State Policeman, has a ruthless determination to find and kill the man who shot his brother in the back and stole the money with which he was to buy a ranch for he and Shadrach. At the saloon-hotel ran by Adelaide (Marie Windsor), Shadrach is convinced that one of the cowhands on a cattle drive by Captain McKellar (Walter Brennan) to Montana is the killer, and he takes the trail-herd boss job to identify the man. McKellar preaches to Jones that he should forget revenge and let the law of retribution take care of the killer. Shadrach's hard driving of the men and his hunt for the killer makes him bitterly hated, and his retribution quest ends in a manner he has not anticipated.
Trigger, Jr. (1950) as Set Decoration
A lawbreaker uses a killer horse to set up a protection racket preying on local ranchers.
The Missourians (1950) as Set Decoration
Rustlers on Horseback (1950) as Set Decoration
The Capture (1950) as Set Decoration
Rio Grande (1950) as Set Decoration
A cavalry unit located on the Mexican border must control Indian uprisings.
Unmasked (1950) as Set Decoration
The editor of a sleazy tabloid newspaper has been borrowing money from his lover, the wife of a rich theatrical producer, and promises to marry her when she gets a divorce. However, the husband refuses to grant her a divorce, and takes back all the money and jewelry he has given her. The editor sees her husband leaving her apartment and, seeing his opportunity, kills her, takes all his IOUs (and the jewelry) and frames the husband for the murder.
The Vanishing Westerner (1950) as Set Decoration
Tarnished (1950) as Set Decoration
The Arizona Cowboy (1950) as Set Decoration
Ex-G.I. Rex Allen (Rex Allen, in his film debut), a song-singing, bronc-busting cowboy for the rodeo show ran by Colonel Shawnee Jefferson (Joseph Crehan) is arrested by Sheriff Elmer Fuller (Edmund Cobb)as an accessory in the theft of $50,000 from the Dusty Acres Irrigation Company reported to have been stolen by his father, Ace Allen (John Elliott), who has disappeared. Rex escapes and reaches the scene of the problem unknown and unrecognized. The real crooks are Hugh Davenport (James Cardwell) and his uncle Jim (Stanley Andrews), head of the Dusty Acres band, who have kidnapped Mr. Allen as part of a scheme to wreck the community irrigation project which, they figure, will mean ruin for the farmers and ranchers who have sunk their savings into it. They plan to foreclose the mortgages and drill for the rich oil deposits they have secretly discovered. Rex, posing as a cowhand named Arizona Jones, obtains a job as a ditch rider and aided by Laramie Carson (Teala Loring), daughter of his dad's partner David Carson (Harry Cheshire), and cowhand I. Q. Barton (Gordon Jones), begins the project of clearing his father and trapping the real crooks.
Under Mexicali Stars (1950) as Set Decoration
Treasury agents join a traveling circus to catch a band of gold robbers.
Federal Agent at Large (1950) as Set Decoration
Hit Parade of 1951 (1950) as Set Decoration
Harbor of Missing Men (1949) as Set Decoration
Law of the Golden West (1949) as Set Decoration
The Red Pony (1949) as Set Decoration
A rancher''''s son learns a valuable lesson when he''''s given a pony.
Hellfire (1949) as Set Decoration
Zeb Smith is a gambler with a larcenous streak, but when an itinerant preacher takes a bullet meant for him, Zeb vows to fulfill the preacher's mission of building a church. Frustrated in his attempts to get donations, Zeb attempts to capture fugitive Doll Brown in order to obtain the reward. But he finds that there's more to Doll than meets the eye. When his old friend Bucky McLean shows up gunning for Doll, Zeb sees a chance to redeem them all... one way or another.
Susanna Pass (1949) as Set Decoration
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."
Brimstone (1949) as Set Design
Frontier Investigator (1949) as Set Decoration
Sheriff of Wichita (1949) as Set Decoration
It has been almost five years since the outlaws have stolen the army payroll from Lt. Raymond D'Arcy. While claiming that he gave the money to Major Bishop, neither the money or Bishop have ever been found and Raymond was convicted of the theft. Now he is at the abandoned fort, an escaped convict with a letter, looking to find the truth about the robbery. Members of his old command are also there and Rocky shows up to return Raymond to prison.
The Wyoming Bandit (1949) as Set Decoration
Deputy Marshal Rocky Lane is sent to Dry Wells to bring in Wyoming Dan. He arrives just after a robbery where a man has been killed. He then finds Wyoming only to learn that the murdered man was Wyoming's son. Instead of bringing him in, the two join up and go after the killer.
Daughter of the Jungle (1949) as Set Decoration
Alias the Champ (1949) as Set Decoration
Too Late For Tears (1949) as Set Decoration
A married woman's discovery of stolen money changes her character for the worse.
Streets of San Francisco (1949) as Set Decoration
The Bold Frontiersman (1948) as Set Decoration
Smiling Jim is after the money Adam Post is collecting for a new reservoir. After Rocky breaks up his gang's attempted robbery. Jim steals the money himself, kills Harris, and gets the father and son to each believe the other did the killing. With Don confessing and scheduled to be hung, Rocky has a plan to trap Smiling Jim.
Night Time in Nevada (1948) as Set Decoration
Twenty years earlier Farrell killed his mining partner Andrews. Now Andrews daughter arrives to get her father's trust fund. Farrell having rustled Roy's cattle now takes her money from her Lawyer and lets her overhear false information of their next rustling job. With the posse at the wrong location, his men attack the cattle train and Roy on board find himself greatly outnumbered.
Angel in Exile (1948) as Set Decoration
Old Los Angeles (1948) as Set Decoration
Old Los Angeles (never known as "California Outpost" until 1953 when Republic re-issued it under that changed-title) finds Bill Stockton (Bill Elliott as William Elliott)leaving Missouri to join his brother Larry (Henry Brandon), and prospect for gold in California. Bill and his pal, Sam Bowie (Andy Devine), arrive in the picturesque town of old Los Angeles in 1848, but find that the outlaws rule...attacking mines and trains, burning ranches, looting stores and killing those who oppose them. Bill learns that Larry has been murdered for the gold claim he had staked for them. He sets out to avenge his brother's death but runs into difficulty when Estelita Del Rey (Estelita Rodriguez) misleads him to protect her lawless lover, Johnny Morrell (John Carroll.) Bill also suspects Luis Savarin (Joseph Schildkraut), gambling house proprietor, and Marie Marlowe (Catherine McLeod), an entertainer at Savarin's place.
Sundown in Santa Fe (1948) as Set Decoration
A dagger has been left in every robbery by Walter Durant, fugitive leader of the President Lincoln murder ring. Rocky is sent to Santa Fe to find Durant and arrest him and the gang of outlaws he controls. Rocky soon finds that the information for every robbery comes from Tom, who is the son of the sheriff. But Rocky has to arrest the whole gang, and he does not know who is part of the gang and where Durant may be hiding.
The Plunderers (1948) as Set Decoration
A cavalry officer must join forces with an outlaw he has been tracking to fight a Sioux war party.
Daredevils of the Clouds (1948) as Set Decoration
I, Jane Doe (1948) as Set Decoration
King of the Gamblers (1948) as Set Decoration
Marshal of Amarillo (1948) as Set Decoration
Secret Service Investigator (1948) as Set Decoration
The Timber Trail (1948) as Set Decoration
The Main Street Kid (1948) as Set Decoration
Otis Jones (Al Pearce), a small-town printer, has a fixation with the study of mental telepathy, and lives for the day when he can meet the top exponent of his hobby, The Great Martine (Alan Mowbray). A bolt of lightning hits him, giving him the real power of reading people's minds. When his daughter, Jill (Janet Martin), and her rich young fiancee, Bud Wheeling (Byron S. Barr), become involved in a scheme with the plotting Martine, he is able to make use of his newly-found power.
Angel and the Badman (1947) as Set Decoration
When a Quaker girl nurses a notorious gunman back to health, he tries to adopt her peaceful ways.
Robin Hood of Texas (1947) as Set Decoration
When the bank is robbed, Gene and the boys are singing nearby and the Chief arrests them as gang members diverting attention but lets them go thinking they will lead them to the others. Duke Mantel double-crosses the rest of the gang and with the money, accidently heads for the dude ranch where Gene is. The rest of the gang eventually show up to retrieve the money just as Gene and the boys find themselves locked in a building.
Exposed (1947) as Set Decoration
Homesteaders of Paradise Valley (1947) as Set Decoration
Red Ryder convinces homesteaders to settle in Paradise Valley. Business men in nearby Central City want control of the valley and water supply and propose to build a dam for half interest in the land. They use Red to generate interest in the dam but when the dam is completed, they rig the stockholder's meeting so Central City will get the water. The homesteaders then go after Red whom they think is responsilble
The Pilgrim Lady (1947) as Set Decoration
Hit Parade of 1947 (1947) as Set Decoration
Slippy McGee (1947) as Set Decoration
The Undercover Woman (1946) as Set Decoration
Fear (1946) as Set Decoration
A detective uses psychological warfare to get a confession out of a murderous student.
Earl Carroll Sketchbook (1946) as Set Decoration
The Shadow Returns (1946) as Set Decoration
Lawyer-superhero Lamont Cranston searches for precious jewels stolen from the grave.
Swing Parade of 1946 (1946) as Set Decoration
Carol Lawrence (Gale Storm), an aspiring singer, goes to a new night club owned by Danny Warren (Phil Regan), whose father Daniel Warren (Russell Hicks) doesn't approve of the club and wants Danny to join him in the family business. Carol is suspected of being a process server and is thrown out of the club. An extremely long arm of coincidence leads her to the elder Warren's office and he hires her as a process server. She returns but gets a singing job this time so foregoes serving the cease-and-desist notice. The Three Stooges are on hand as waiters and Connee Boswell, Louis Jordan, Will Osborne and Mary Treen provide the music and songs in addition to Gale Storn on "Oh, Buddy" and "On the Sunny Side of the Street."
The Strange Mr. Gregory (1946) as Set Dresser
A magician fakes his own death to catch a murderer.
Live Wires (1946) as Set Decoration
In their first film, the Bowery Boys tackle gangsters.
Alias Billy the Kid (1946) as Set Decoration
Texas Ranger Sunset Carson (Sunset Carson) is given the mission of tracking down the notorious Marshall gang. Uncovering their hideout, he discovers the gang is led by Ann Marshall (Peggy Stewart) and is comprised of three of her ranch-hands, Dakota (Tom London), PeeWee (Russ Whiteman) and Buckskin (Tex Terry). He soon learns that they are the innocent victims of a ring of swindlers and cattle rustlers led by the ruthless Matt Conroy (Roy Barcroft).
Rio Grande Raiders (1946) as Set Decoration
Sunset Carson, ace driver for the Harding Stagecoach Line, persuades his boss Frank Harding (Edmund Cobb) to hire his brother, Jeff (Bob Steele), recently released from the penitentiary. Sunset isn't aware that Jeff owes his release to Marc Redmond (Tristram Coffin), owner of the rival line, and that Redmond is forcing Jeff to give him advance information when the Harding stages are carrying valuable shipments, so that his henchmen can rob the stage and force Harding out of business.
Gay Blades (1946) as Set Decoration
New York hockey player Andy Buell is approached by Hollywood talent scout Nancy Davis to play the hunk lead in "The Behemoth" but he would prefer she quit her job and become his wife.
Great Stagecoach Robbery (1945) as Set Decoration
Sunbonnet Sue (1945) as Set Decoration
Behind City Lights (1945) as Set Decoration
Phantom of the Plains (1945) as Set Decoration
Red Ryder (Bill Elliott as Wild Bill Elliott) and Little Beaver (Bobby Blake) return to Blue Springs and learn that the Duchess (Alice Fleming), Red's aunt, is going to sell her stagecoach line and marry a snooty Englishman Talbot Champneys (Ian Keith), who is really Fancy Charlie, who has the nasty habit of marrying rich women and then killing them for their fortune. The concerned Red thinks everything is okay until he sees Champneys mistreating Red's horse, Thunder, and he then decides to investigate Champneys because, as he tells Little Beaver, no true Englishman would mistreat a horse. Realizing that he doesn't have much time with Red snooping around, the western Bluebeard persuades the Duchess to return to England with him, meet him at the railroad station to be married and, oh yes, bring her money with her.
Black Market Babies (1945) as Set Dresser
This George Morris story (screenplay by George Wallace Sayre) was based on an article that appeared in "Woman's Home Companion" and later reprinted in "Reader's Digest." Eddie Condon (Kane Richmond), a two-bit racketeer, teams up with an alcoholic doctor, Judson (Ralph Morgan), to set up a maternity home with free facilities to expectant mothers, with the proviso that the women sign away all rights to their new-borns. The babies are then offered for adoptation to couples willing to make a substantial "contribution" to the home. Things go well for this borderline within-the-law business until a baby is still-born. Conden had already sold the baby for $5,000 and has no intention of returning the money, so he substitutes the child of the sister (Teala Loring) of his wife (Jayne Hazard). There is a slip-up on the filing of the certificates and the District Attorney's office gets involved.
Allotment Wives (1945) as Set Dresser
Unscrupulous women marry servicemen for their pay.
Santa Fe Saddlemates (1945) as Set Decoration
Governor Price (Frank Jaquet) sends Sunset Carson (Sunset Carson) to investigate a smuggling ring which is baffling the Border Patrol. Newspaper woman Ann Morton (Linda Stirling) is working incognito in the saloon waiting for a break on the smuggling story. By posing as an expected outlaw named Brazos Kane (Kenne Duncan), Sunset becomes a member of the gang. Ann discovers his real identity and purpose but conceals her knowledge, even from him.
Scotland Yard Investigator (1945) as Set Decoration
The Topeka Terror (1945) as Set Decoration
The land-rush opening of the Cherokee Strip brings in its wake a scattering of outlaws and claim jumpers. Among these is a crooked promoter. Trent Parker (Frank Jacquet), and his henchmen who plan a huge swindle by compiling falsified reports, putting the claims of honest settlers into the names of various henchmen. Clay Stevens (Allan Lane), a government agent posing as a drifting cowhand, advises the settlers to organize their resistance. Ben Jode (Roy Barcroft), the gang leader, runs for sheriff so he can gain full control of the town.
Gangs of the Waterfront (1945) as Set Decoration
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 Sporting Chance (1945) as Set Decoration
End of the Road (1944) as Set Decoration
The Cowboy and the Senorita (1944) as Set Decoration
Outlaws conceal a gold mine's true worth from the man who inherited it.
Casanova in Burlesque (1944) as Set Decoration
The San Antonio Kid (1944) as Set Decoration
A geologist has found oil on the neighboring ranches and teams up with Ace who has his gang create a reign of terror to get the ranchers to sell out. But to get rid of Red Ryder, Ace sends for the San Antonio Kid. Arriving, the Kid has a freak accident and Red comes along to save his life. When the Kid later meets with Ace he learns that Red is the man he has been paid to kill.
Three Little Sisters (1944) as Set Decoration
Lights of Old Santa Fe (1944) as Set Decoration
Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers, the Gabby Whittaker and Madden rodeo's are competing for bookings. When Gabby gets a date in Albuquerque, Madden has his man destroy his equipment. Roy finds a broken rawhide rope at the scene and uses it to bring Madden to justice.
Pride of the Plains (1944) as Set Decoration
The Yellow Rose of Texas (1944) as Set Decoration
Insurance Investigator Roy is looking for Weston and the missing money he supposedly obtained in a robbery. When he catches him and listens to his story, he changes his mind about him. A freak accident locates the missing money box and they find the seal unbroken. Roy then announces the box will be opened at the showboat that evening.
Rosie, the Riveter (1944) as Set Decoration
Thoroughbreds (1944) as Set Decoration
San Fernando Valley (1944) as Set Decoration
A ranch owner fires his ranch hands and brings in women to replace them. The owner's daughter wants the male hands back and comes up with a plan to do it. They will rustle the horses and when the women hands are unable to find them, they will bring them in and get their old jobs back. But the two hands that steal the horses sell them and then claim they were robbed.
The Laramie Trail (1944) as Set Decoration
Rafadan finds nothing but trouble when he and Frog go to settle the ranch that Bill Smith traded for his California ranch. On the trail, they find the dazed Jim Terrill who is accused of killing Smith. But Rafadan believes that Jim is innocent and works to free him and catch the true killer.
Hands Across the Border (1944) as Set Decoration
Horse breeders Adams and Brock are vying for the Army contract. When Adams is killed trying to ride his horse Trigger, Roy saves the horse from being shot. He trains him and then plans to ride him in the race to win the contract.
Silent Partner (1944) as Set Decoration
Jamboree (1944) as Set Decoration
Hidden Valley Outlaws (1944) as Set Decoration
Lawyer Leland is using land rights to kick the ranchers off their land. When Wild Bill and Gabby arrive to help the ranchers, he has actor Percel frame them for murder and then incites the townsmen to lynch them.
Sheriff of Sundown (1944) as Set Decoration
Bringing his large cattle herd to Sundown, Tex Jordan sells to Hatfield. He does OK but learns Hatfield is cheating the small outfits. When one refuses to sell he is murdered and Tex then decides to stay and take up the fight. He is appointed a special Agent by the Governor but unknonw to him the Governor's Secretary is a spy for Hatfield and reveals his plans.
King of the Cowboys (1943) as Set Decoration
The Governor sends Roy to help bring in a gang of saboteurs. Roy joins a traveling show and soon learns the saboteurs communicate during Maurice's mind reading act that uses a hidden receiver. But Maurice is on to Roy. Roy narrowly escapes when Maurice leaves him tied up in a warehouse they are blowing up. But Maurice then kills a man and blames Roy who now finds himself in jail.
Wagon Tracks West (1943) as Set Decoration
Fleetwing has gone east to become a doctor and the first patient that he gets is Gabby. Gabby swallowed bad water escaping from Indians and has Indian fever. Fleetwing and Elliott know that the fever comes from the ranchers and want them to drain the bad water because it is killing the Pawnee. But the Indian agent, Warren, wants the land for grazing and is working with Clawtooth to get the Indians to move off the land because of the bad water. Warren decides to get rid of Fleetwing who does not want the tribe to move.
The Black Hills Express (1943) as Set Decoration
Days of Old Cheyenne (1943) as Set Decoration
False Faces (1943) as Set Decoration
Fugitive from Sonora (1943) as Set Decoration
Here Comes Elmer (1943) as Set Decoration
Hoosier Holiday (1943) as Set Decoration
Idaho (1943) as Set Decoration
Ex-outlaw Grey is now a respected judge out to close down Belle's saloon. Duke and Spike, who knew Grey when he was a criminal, arrive and team up with Belle. When Belle's threat to reveal Grey's past fails, Duke and Spike hold up the bank and frame Grey. Roy now sets a trap for the outlaws.
Calling Wild Bill Elliott (1943) as Set Decoration
The ruthless self-appointed Governor Nichols and his militia are driving ranchers off their land. When they go after the Culver's, Wild Bill arrives to help them and the outnumbered ranchers fight back.
Carson City Cyclone (1943) as Set Decoration
When the night watchman at the bank is gunned down during a robbery, he fingers Barton as the trigger man. When the trial comes up in neighboring Carson City, Gil finds a witness named Sullivan who says that Barton was with him on the night of the murder. Gil gets Barton off, but Sullivan soon cashes a check from Gil at the bank and that raises questions. His father, Judge Phalen, starts an action against Gil, and when his father is shot dead, Gil is blamed for his murder.
Beyond the Last Frontier (1943) as Set Decoration
The Rangers are after Hadley and his men and have planted Johnny Revere into his gang to warn them of his raids. But Hadley realizes he has a spy in his group and gets Trigger Dolan to join the Rangers. It's not long before Trigger spots Johnny as the spy. Johnny is captured and a fatal accident is planned to finish him off.
The Man from Music Mountain (1943) as Set Decoration
Roy returns home to fine a range feud between the cattlemen and the sheepmen. When his friend is killed he finds the rifle had a defective pin. He learns the rifle belongs to a ranch hand named Barker and that a third party has caused the feud. When he captures outlaws trying to blow up a dam, he claims Barker was the killer. But Barker has switched rifles and the outlaws now accuse Roy and Roy finds himself in trouble.
The Man from Thunder River (1943) as Set Decoration
Henry Stevens knows that Ferguson's abandoned mine is valuable and when Jack Ferguson plans to reopen it he has him framed for murder. Bill and Gabby save him from the lynch mob and then investigate his mine. They accidentally find the secret door that connects it to Steven's mine. But Stevens' men capture them and set a charge that will explode and bury the two intruders.
O, My Darling Clementine (1943) as Set Decoration
Overland Mail Robbery (1943) as Set Decoration
Pistol Packin' Mama (1943) as Set Decoration
Riders of the Rio Grande (1943) as Set Decoration
Santa Fe Scouts (1943) as Set Decoration
Song of Texas (1943) as Set Decoration
Bordertown Gun Fighters (1943) as Set Decoration
Cameo Shelby is running a crooked lottery out of El Paso and treasury agent Bill Elliott has been sent to break it up. When Bill intercepts a shipment of tickets to New Mexico he forces Shelby to send incriminating papers in the next shipment. Bill captures these also and now has the evidence he needs to go after Shelby.

Producer (special)

Bob Hope's Happy Birthday Homecoming (1985) as Associate Producer
An eighty-second birthday celebration for Bob Hope upon his return to England, the land of his birth, for a royal celebration.

Film Production - Main (special)

Diggers (1986) as Stills
A documentary film about the "diggers," the black men who came from the West Indies -- primarily Barbados and Jamaica -- to work on the construction of the Panama Canal from 1881 to 1914.

Film Production - Unit (special)

Remorseful Day, The (2001) as Unit Manager
Inspector Morse has a mysterious connection to murder victim Yvonne Harrison, who is found battered to death and handcuffed naked to her bed. Chief Superintendent Strange puts Sergeant Lewis in charge of the investigation, but Morse anticipates his colleague's every move. It becomes clear that Yvonn

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute