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Cast (feature film)

The Love Bug (1969) as
A Volkswagen with a brain becomes a championship racecar.
The Gnome-Mobile (1967) as Uniformed guard
An eccentric millionaire and his niece and nephew are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! He's committed, and the niece and nephew and the gnomes have to find him and free him.
Johnny Reno (1966) as Ab Connors
Dana Andrews, Jane Russell, Lon Chaney, Jr., John Agar, Lyle Bettger, Tom Drake, Richard Arlen, Rodd Redwing. U.S. Marshall Dana Andrews must contend with a lynch mob mentality when he rides into Stone Junction, Kansas on a mission of justice.
Cyborg 2087 (1966) as
In the future world of the year 2087, freedom of thought is illegal and the thoughts of the world's populations are controlled by the government. A small band of "free thinkers" send a cyborg back in time to the year 1966 to prevent a scientist from making the breakthrough that will eventually lead to the mass thought control of the future. Our time traveler soon discovers he is not alone when government agents from the future try to prevent him from carrying out his mission.
Town Tamer (1965) as
A lawyer, avenging his wife''s death, corrals the lawless in western towns.
Requiem for a Gunfighter (1965) as Kelly
A professional gunfighter is mistaken for a judge in a small town plagued by bandits.
Six Black Horses (1962) as Man
Audie and Dan Duryea are hired by a mysterious woman to take her across Indian country to her husband. On route, she tries to seduce Audie by offering to give him Duryea's share of the money if he will help her achieve her real goal: kill Duryea for having killed her husband. Audie dreams of a getting enough money to buy a ranch of his own, but his loyalty to his friend prevails. In the end, Duryea is killed anyway by the Indians and gets his wish: a funeral carriage pulled by - you guessed it - six black horses.
Spartacus (1960) as Trainer
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes. Meanwhile, in Rome, the slave revolt has become a deciding factor in the power struggle between two senators: the republican Gracchus and the militarist Crassus, each of whom sees the fortunes of the rebellion as the key to his own rise to power or humiliating defeat. As the two statesmen attempt to aid, hinder and manipulate the rebels for their own benefit, Spartacus and his followers press on toward freedom.
Seven Ways from Sundown (1960) as Waggoner
Audie Murphy is again the kid who puts on a badge to catch the bad guy, skillfully played by Barry Sullivan. On the way back to town the two develop a curiously close relationship - Sullivan passes up several chances to get away - but in the end Sullivan "asks for it" and Murphy obliges.
North by Northwest (1959) as Ranger
An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
Satan's Satellites (1958) as Peralta Junction station agent
Missile Monsters (1958) as Watchman
A strange craft spying on industrialist Bryant's plant is brought down by Bryant's new atomic ray. Bryant meets the one survivor... Mota from the planet Mars! Not exactly benevolent, Mota enlists the aid of Bryant (a former Nazi) in a scheme to bring Earth under control of a supreme dictator, for its own good of course, using advanced atomic weapons. But their attempts to steal uranium alert Kent Fowler of Fowler Air Patrol, who sets out singlehanded to foil the villains. Fist-fights and wrecks in every episode.
Enchanted Island (1958) as Sailor
Two 19th-century sailors jump ship only to discover their tropical paradise is a cannibal stronghold.
Live Fast, Die Young (1958) as The Pro
Two sisters live in a dysfunctional family in a California town. The elder, "nice" Kim, was sexually abused and hates men. Rebellious teen Jill is fed-up generally and runs away, finding her niche as a B-girl and sex-kitten working her way to Vegas. Kim leaves her job and goes in search of Jill, meeting her own misadventures en route; but by this time Jill's wanted for robbery. Will she live fast and die young?
The Girl in the Kremlin (1957) as Cabby
Rock, Pretty Baby (1957) as First officer
Omar Khayyam (1957) as Officer
Omar Khayyam was one of the greatest Persian poets. He was also a brilliant mathematician. Though his quatrains were written in the 11th century, they are still popular the world over. The details of his life are unknown, so this movie invents a biography for him and includes in it his real achievements - the invention of a new calendar and the penning of those epigrammatic poems. This film has him romancing a sultan's bride and foiling the assassin sect's plot to kill the sultan's son.
The Garment Jungle (1957) as Helper
A dress manufacturer brings in the mob to fight unionization.
The Night Runner (1957) as Bus driver
Because of overcrowding at his mental hospital, a schizophrenic is released as an outpatient and told to stay away from emotional situations. He finds a room in a motel near the beach, but when he falls for the daughter of the motel's owner, the father confronts him with his past. This triggers th
Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957) as Slayton
Army veterans are on a mission to find out who sold faulty ammunition to a cavalry troop.
Gunsight Ridge (1957) as Nash
A sheriff tries to find the man who killed his predecessor.
He Laughed Last (1956) as Harry
When a chorus girl inherits a gangster''''s nightclub, her boyfriend accuses her of cheating.
Ransom! (1956) as
A wealthy couple tries to cope with the press and the police when their son is kidnapped.
The Burning Hills (1956) as Johnny Jordan
A young cowboy and a Mexican girl run from a ruthless criminal.
Behind the High Wall (1956) as Guard
A group of convicts break out of prison, killing a guard, kidnapping the warden and forcing a reluctant inmate to accompany them. However, when a car accident kills everyone except the warden and the inmate hostage, the warden steals $100,000 of the gang's money, then when police arrive he accuses the inmate of the guard's murder in order to cover up his own crime.
Tea and Sympathy (1956) as Burly man
A faculty wife risks her marriage to help a troubled teen tormented by his fellow students.
Rogue Cop (1954) as Manny
A police detective on the take tries to catch his brother''''s killer.
A Star Is Born (1954) as Reporter at Shrine Auditorium
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
The Veils of Bagdad (1953) as Messenger
Antar is sent by Suleiman, head of the Ottoman Empire, to Bagdad to prevent Hammam, Pasha of Bagdad, from purchasing the services of local leader Mustapha to unite the hill tribes and overthrow the emperor. The intrigue mounts as Antar falls in love with dancer Selima, who tries to avenge her father's death against Hammam's right-hand-man Kasseim, whose wife Rosanna has fallen in love with Antar!
Thunder Bay (1953) as Oilman
Oil men battle fishermen for the rights to drill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Arena (1953) as Johnny Backett
A rodeo star fights to mend his broken marriage.
The Mississippi Gambler (1953) as Henchman
Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953) as Policeman
Lester and Orville accidentally launch a rocket which is supposed to fly to Mars. Instead it goes to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. They are then forced by bank robber Mugsy and his pal Harry to fly to Venus where they find a civilization made up entirely of women, men having been banished.
Here Come the Girls (1953) as Policeman
A chorus boy is used as bait to catch an attacker.
Topeka (1953) as Jake Manning
Northern Patrol (1953) as Jason
Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952) as Telegraph Operator
Security agent Larry Martin, who can fly with an experimental rocket suit, investigates clandestine visits to earth by a Martian spaceship. Meanwhile, villainous Martians conspire with a traitorous atomic scientist to blast earth out of its orbit and replace it with Mars! Can Larry and his cohort Bob Wilson stop the Martians before they complete their dastardly project? Not a zombie in sight.
Thundering Caravans (1952) as Sam
Marshal Rocky Lane is sent to help the Sheriff who is under attack from both the miners whose ore wagons are disappearing and the newspaper editor for not catching the outlaws. But the editor is actually the leader of the gang and with the election forthcoming, she has a plan to make the Sheriff look bad so her son will be elected Sheriff thereby making it easy for them to continue with their robberies.
The Brigand (1952) as Mustapha
A disgraced military officer stands in for an injured Arab ruler.
Dead Man's Trail (1952) as Walt Winslow
Scarlet Angel (1952) as Jeb
In 1865 New Orleans, sea captain Truscott goes to the notorious Scarlet Angel saloon, where he meets rapacious Roxy McClanahan, as rough and tough as he is. Despite his best efforts, Roxy manages to make off with Truscott's bankroll, and flees with war widow Linda Caldwell. Luck favors Roxy with a chance to slip into Linda's identity, and luckier still, Linda proves to have had wealthy in-laws in San Francisco, who are happy to give their new relation a chance to become a "lady." But inevitably, Truscott re-appears...
Arctic Flight (1952) as Joe Dorgan
Radar Men From the Moon (1952)
Strategic targets on Earth are being destroyed by an unknown weapon. Government security head Henderson suspects it's an "atomic ray" originating from the moon! He assigns Commando Cody, scientist and man of action with a secret flying suit, to investigate. Soon, Cody is battling Earth thugs in the pay of Krog the moon man and making trips in his experimental rocket to the moon itself, in a perilous and all but singlehanded effort to thwart the planned invasion of Earth.
Jim Thorpe--All-American (1951) as Cop
The famous Native American athlete fights prejudice in his pursuit of sports stardom.
He Ran All the Way (1951) as Policeman
A crook on the run hides out in an innocent girl's apartment.
Rough Riders of Durango (1951) as Willis
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.
Night Riders of Montana (1951) as Fred
State Ranger Rocky Lane becomes involved in a mystery surrounding a gang of horse rustlers and a young rancher who is blamed falsely for a killing. Lane helps uncover the real killers and unmasks the ringleader of the rustlers.
Storm Warning (1951) as Walter Adams
A model on vacation discovers that her sister's husband is a murderous Ku Klux Klansman.
The Vanishing Westerner (1950) as Henchman
Desperadoes of the West (1950)
A group of ranchers, led by Colonel Arnold (Cliff Clark) and Ward Gordon (Tom Keene as Richard Powers), are drilling an oil well but getting fierce opposition from an unknown gang of outlaws. Eastern promoter J.B."Dude" Dawson (I. Stanford Jolley), is behind the gang as he is out to prevent the co-op members from striking oil before their lease expires, so he can secure the property for his company. When Ward, with the help of Arnold and his daughter Sally (Judy Clark), arranges for a new driller to be brought in, the replacement man is killed and one of Dawson's men takes his place.
Sideshow (1950) as Miller
The Desert Hawk (1950) as Kibar leader
"2000 years ago" desert guerilla Omar, with henchmen Aladdin and Sinbad, opposes tyrannical Prince Murad. To prevent Murad from marrying caliph's daughter Schaharazade, disguised Omar marries her himself. When the trick is discovered, both prince and princess want Omar's head; but Murad has yet more dastardly plans, leading to more captures, rescues, and scimitar-play.
Duke of Chicago (1949) as Kroner
The Threat (1949) as Motorcycle officer
An escaped con kidnaps the people he thinks put him behind bars.
Ranger of Cherokee Strip (1949) as Homesteader
Having been framed for murder, the half-breed Joe Bearclaws escapes from prison and Ranger Steve Howard goes after him. He catches up with him in the Cherokee Strip where he has no authority. Joe is then framed for another murder and this time Steve knows he is innocent and goes after the real killer.
The Golden Stallion (1949) as Ed Hart
Bandits use a specially designed horseshoe to smuggle diamonds.
Oklahoma Badlands (1948) as Sharkey
Carson City Raiders (1948) as Brennon
Frazier is out to stop Nugget's freight line. He has Starky impersonate the notorious outlaw Fargo Jack. But Rocky quickly realizes that the new Sheriff Tom was the real Fargo Jack and he sets out to trap the gang.
Dangers of the Canadian Mounted (1948)
Crooks discover a Genghis Khan treasure ship on the Canada-Alaska border but the treasure is hidden somewhere on land. In their efforts to find the hidden treasure they resort to murder and sabotage to stop the construction of the Alcan highway which will bring homesteaders to the area. Sergeant Royal of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police battles through 12 episodes to find the crooks and to learn the identity of their mysterious leader known only as 'The Boss'.
Lightnin' in the Forest (1948) as Valtin
Street Corner (1948) as Driver
Desperadoes of Dodge City (1948) as Pete
Rocky and the Land agent riders need to get an important message to the Army post. The message is stolen but Rocky knows one of the four men on the stagecoach has it. When Rocky and the four get trapped in a shack by the outlaw gang, he learns that one of the four is the gang leader. Rocky has to learn his identity and retrieve the message
Renegades of Sonora (1948) as Brad
As a valuable Indian tribal belt is being brought to the Indian Agent, Rocky Lane breaks up an attack on the courier. When the courier dies, Rocky delivers the belt to the Agent. But he quickly finds himself arrested for murder and learns not only is the belt missing, but the murdered Agent is not the man he gave the belt to.
Black Widow, The (1947)
The Daily Clarion hires detective story writer Steve Colt to investigate the deaths of a group of scientists working on an atomic rocket development project. Behind the killings is fortune teller Sombra, a spy from an Asian country intent on world domination, who is determined to pilfer the atomic rocket by luring workers from the project to her parlor and killing them with black widow spider venom when they refuse to cooperate.
The Trespasser (1947) as Hall
The Well Groomed Bride (1946) as 2nd S.P.
A Stolen Life (1946) as Man in launch
A twin takes her deceased sister''s place as wife of the man they both love.
Manhunt of Mystery Island (1945)
A young couple journeys to Mystery Island to rescue the girl's father, who is being held prisoner by the evil Captain Mephisto, a pirate from 200 years ago who uses his Transformation Machine to travel forward in time and disguise himself as one of the four owners of Mystery Island.
God Is My Co-Pilot (1945) as American pilot
A flyer dismissed as too old fights to prove himself against the Japanese.
Lone Texas Ranger (1945) as Baker
"Iron Mike" Haines (Tom Chatterton), a crooked sheriff, and "Hands" Weber (Roy Barcroft), the town blacksmith, are in cahoots and have been robbing stages, silver mines, etc., and framing innocent ranchers and cowhands with their deeds. They set out to rob the stage and frame Red Ryder (Bill Elliott as Wild Bill Elliott) for it, but the plan backfires and the sheriff is killed. The sheriff's son, Tommy (Jack McClendon), arrives home from college and is given his dad's job, not knowing he was a crook, and swears to get the man who killed him. Weber tells Tommy that Red killed his dad and Tommy sets out to get Red.
Jeep Herders (1945) as Tony
A wildcat oil outfit is seeking to take over the ranch belonging to Pop Martin (Steve Clark) and his son Bob (Pat Michaels) and daughter Helen (June Carlson). Bob sends his ex-army pals a "stay-way" message, which brings them on the double. The WW II vets use their jeeps, first for a cattle rounduu, and then to round up the gang of crooks, including the crooked family-lawyer Thatcher (Paul Bradley), brains of the gang.
Zorro's Black Whip (1944)
Hammond, owner of the town's stagecoach line and a leading citizen, is opposed to Idaho becoming a state, and kills Randolph Meredith, owner of the town's newspaper, for endorsing it. Meredith's sister Barbara, expert with a bullwhip and pistol, dons a black costume and mask and becomes "The Black Whip", dealing a blow to Hammond and his gang each time they perform some heinous act in their efforts to keep the town, and their power over it, unchanged. Aided by government agent Vic Gordon, Barbara confronts Hammond in a final showdown just as the town votes on whether or not to accept statehood.
Girl Rush (1944) as Whiskers
Two vaudevillians try to round up some ready-made brides for gold prospectors.
Kismet (1944) as Assassin
In the classic Arabian Nights tale, the king of the beggars enters high society to help his daughter marry a handsome prince.
Destroyer (1943) as Sailor
The crew of a torpedoed ship fights to take out an enemy sub.
Sealed Lips (1942) as Attendant
It Happened in Flatbush (1942) as Stevenson
A disgraced ball player turns a Brooklyn team into champions.
The Spirit of Stanford (1942) as Freshman backfield coach
They All Kissed the Bride (1942) as Marine
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Roy, member of 'Falcon' crew
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
Saboteur (1942) as FBI man
A young man accused of sabotage goes on the lam to prove his innocence.
Appointment for Love (1941) as Ambulance driver
Charming Andre Cassil woos physician Jane Alexander and the two impulsively get married. The honeymoon ends very quickly when Jane voices her progressive views on marriage which include the two having separate apartments. Andre then tries to make his wife jealous in order to lure her into his bedroom.
Slave Ship (1937) as Member of crew
Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he finds the same old setup, including slave trade.
High Tension (1936) as Draftsman
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) as Lawyer
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
Navy Wife (1935) as Corpsman
Fighting Youth (1935) as University of Florida
Let 'Em Have It (1935) as Federal agent
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
Student Tour (1934) as Student
A philosophy professor gets stuck chaperoning a student tour of the world.
Duck Soup (1933) as Palace guard
When he's named dictator of Freedonia, a con artist declares war on the neighboring kingdom.
Rackety Rax (1932) as Florida football player
Touchdown! (1931) as
Football coach Dan Curtis is eager for his small college team to win at all costs. However, he has a change of heart when a player is severely injured by playing when he should have been resting. Finally, Dan's school confronts its arch rival and Dan must decide how badly he wants the boys to win.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Around the World in 80 Days (1956) as Stunts
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
The Searchers (1956) as Stunts
An Indian-hating Civil War veteran tracks down the tribe that slaughtered his family and kidnapped his niece.
The Racket (1951) as Stunt double
A tough cop has to fight his superiors in order to battle the mob.
Sealed Cargo (1951) as Stunts
A fisherman tangles with Nazi smugglers off the Canadian coast.
Soldiers Three (1951) as Double for Robert Newton
Three British officers look for adventure in 19th-century India.
Joan of Arc (1948) as Stunts
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
The Invisible Agent (1942) as Stunts
Frank Raymond, grandson of the original Invisible Man, still has the old formula but considers it too dangerous to use, even when Axis agents try to get it. But Pearl Harbor brings him to volunteer his own services as an invisible agent in Germany. Though a bit cold (clothes aren't invisible), his adventures are more comedy than thriller (with occasional grim reminders) as he makes fools of Nazi officials and romances a luscious double agent, in search of Hitler's secret plan...

Cast (short)

Violets in Spring (1936)
In this musical short film, a janitor at a carpet sweeping company gets a couple of employees to fall in love.

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