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Cast (feature film)

1.
Guilty or Innocent: The Sam Sheppard Murder Case (1975) as Judge Edwards
A drama about the headline-making murder case involving Dr. Sam Sheppard, the Cleveland osteopathic surgeon who was convicted of the July 4, 1954 slaying of his wife Marilyn. The film relates the ten years he spent in prison and the famous re-trial of 1965 in which he was acquitted on grounds of ins
2.
Manhunter (1974) as Salesman
A World War I ex-marine turns 1930s bounty hunter and goes after Bonnie-and-Clyde style bank robbers who murdered his former girlfriend. Ken Howard later starred in the TV series (1974-75) as the Depression Era crimefighter tracking down wanted criminals for the reward money.
3.
The Learning Tree (1969) as Judge Cavanaugh
A black boy growing up in Kansas dreams of a better life in this film version of director Gordon Parks's autobiography.
4.
Hang 'Em High (1968) as
A mysterious drifter survives a lynching then goes back for revenge.
5.
The Stalking Moon (1968) as Ned
A retired army scout protects a defenseless woman and her half-breed son from murderous Apaches in the gripping Western drama "The Stalking Moon" (1968). Old soldier Sam Varna wants to live out his remaining days in peace and quiet, but he finds himself pulled back into the horrors of war when his new farming neighbors are threatened by vengeful natives. Starring Gregory Peck, Eva Marie Saint and Robert Forster.
6.
A Covenant With Death (1967) as Dr. Shilling
7.
Two on a Guillotine (1965) as Carmichael
A magician''s estranged daughter must stay in his mansion for seven nights alone to inherit his fortune.
8.
36 Hours (1965) as General Allison
Nazis kidnap a key American intelligence officer and try to convince him that World War II is over.
9.
My Blood Runs Cold (1965) as Sheriff
A headstrong heiress falls for a young man who claims they are reincarnations of past lovers.
10.
Gunfighters of Abilene (1960) as Wilkinson
Buster Crabbe, Barton MacLane, Judith Ames, Arthur Space, Eugenia Paul. An athletic cowboy avenges his brother''s murder and woos his would-be bride. Wesleyan-educated bad guy MacLane starred as a good guy in the TV series "The Outlaws."
11.
Battle of the Coral Sea (1959) as Adm. Gibney
A U.S. submarine and its crew are captured by the Japanese on the eve of a major World War II battle.
12.
Good Day for a Hanging (1959) as Landers
A reformed bank robber has to choose between his former gang and doing the right thing.
13.
Gunman's Walk (1958) as Cattleman
A rancher''''s rebellious son tries to teach him that violence is no longer an answer.
14.
I Want to Live! (1958) as San Quentin sgt.
True story of the small-time lady crook who fought to escape the gas chamber.
15.
Cowboy (1958) as Cattle buyer
Real-life writer Frank Harris signs on as a ranch hand and learns the ropes from an experienced cowboy.
16.
Gun Fever (1958) as Thomas [Rand]
Mark Stevens, John Lupton, Larry Storch, Jana Davi, Clegg Hoyt, Iron Eyes Cody. Actor Mark Stevens co-wrote and directed this oater about a miner who tracks down his father''s murderer. Love interest Jana Davi helped to usher in the age of sexy westerns with this film, whose European version exposed still more of her talents.
17.
Tarawa Beachhead (1958) as Casey Nelson
(War ''58,BW). Kerwin Matthews, Julie Adams, Ray Danton, Karen Sharpe, Onslow Stevens, Russell Thorsen. Sergeant Tom Sloan (Kerwin Matthews) witnesses his commanding officer (Ray Danton) kill one of his own men but hestitates to inform his superiors. Tension builds between the two men when Sloan falls in love with the murdered man''s widow. Paul Wendkos directs.
18.
Zero Hour! (1957) as Vancouver controller
When a flight crew falls ill, the only man who can land the plane is afraid of flying.

Cast (special)

19.
It's a Small World (1957)
The story of two brothers, Wally and "Beaver" Cleaver, and their attempt to collect 1000 milk bottle caps in order to win a new bicycle.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

20.
Blue Knight, The (1973)
Veteran actor William Holden made his dramatic debut on TV in the role of Bumper Morgan, a twenty-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department on his last few days on the force before his retirement, and won an Emmy Award for his performance. The miniseries form as subsequently established bega

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