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Cast (feature film)

Sundown Riders (1948) as Russ Wade
This film was produced and released in 1944 by Film Enterprises for the 16mm school-and-institutional market, and was picked up and released in 1948 by Astor for theatrical 35mm showings. Both versions finds the citizens of Rockford upset over a series of murders and robberies. The Sundowners, Andy Clyde (Andy Clyde), Jay Kirby (Jay Kirby) and Russ Wade (Russell Wade), ride into Rockford and innocently takes jobs with Tug Wilson (Jack Ingram) and his tough crew of line riders, who are in cahoots with Yeager (Hal Price) in a big land swindle scheme. The Sundowners fight their way out of Wilson's camp, and seeing a runaway, give chase and rescue Donna Fraser (Evelyn Finley, who, in the real world, could outride all three of them), daughter of Dan Fraser (Steve Clark), who owns the land Yeager is after. They join forces with local Ranger Bob Casey (Marshall Reed) against the Wilson/Yeager faction. Seeking to escape, Wilson kills Yeager, kidnaps Donna and heads for the Mexican border. The Sundowners and Casey, aided by a faithful Indian friend (Bill Hazlet/Chief Many Treaties), ride down the outlaws and rescue Donna.
Beyond Glory (1948) as Jensen
Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages him to go to West Point. While there he faces serious disciplinary review for having forced a plebe into resigning. He may even be court-martialled.
Shoot to Kill (1947) as George ["Mitch"] Mitchell
Gangster Dixie Logan is framed by crooked DA Lawrence Dale. His wife secures a job as Dale's assistant, the better to find the proof of the DA's dishonesty. She gets help from Reporter Mitchell, who falls in love with her.
The Bamboo Blonde (1946) as Patrick Ransom, Jr.
A nightclub singer inspires a World War II flyer who names his bomber after her.
Renegade Girl (1946) as Jerry Long
Jean Shelby, a member of a family of Confederate sympathizers in Missouri during the Civil War, has been providing information about the Union Army to Confederate Raiders. So the Union is trying to capture the Shelby family, with the help of an outcast Indian who has his own grudge against the Shelbys. When Jean and a Yankee captain fall in love, their plans and loyalties are tested.
The Body Snatcher (1945) as Donald Fettes
To continue his medical experiments, a doctor must buy corpses from a grave robber.
A Game of Death (1945) as Robert Trowbridge
A novelist and a pair of siblings are among the innocents stranded on remote island at the mercy of Nazi madman.
Tall in the Saddle (1944) as Clint Harolday
A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher.
Marine Raiders (1944) as Tony Hewitt
Marine buddies training in Australia battle over love.
Sagebrush Law (1943) as Cowboy
A Western bank president is framed on embezzlement charges.
Ladies' Day (1943) as Ball player
To save their team, baseball players try to get their star pitcher married to the right woman.
Fighting Frontier (1943) as
A cowboy risks his life to infiltrate an outlaw band.
The Iron Major (1943) as Manning
In this true story, Frank Cavanaugh proves himself as a football coach and a World War I hero.
The Leopard Man (1943) as
When a leopard escapes during a publicity stunt, it triggers a series of murders.
The Falcon in Danger (1943) as
A society sleuth tracks a lost plane carrying $100,000.
The Fallen Sparrow (1943) as Ab Hamilton
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
Bombardier (1943) as Paul Harris
Military officers compete for the same woman while training pilots for war.
Gildersleeve's Bad Day (1943) as Jimmy
A small-town politician is the jury hold-out in a sensational murder case.
The Ghost Ship (1943) as Tom Merriam
A young innocent signs on with a ship whose captain is going mad.
The Great Gildersleeve (1942) as Chauffeur
A small-town blowhard runs for water commissioner while fighting to win custody of his niece and nephew.
Red River Robin Hood (1942) as Chet Andrews
Two ranchers fend off a crooked land grabber.
Pirates of the Prairie (1942) as
A cowboy pretends to be a vigilante.
Army Surgeon (1942) as Soldier
A female surgeon pretends to be a nurse so she can serve on the front line.
Highways by Night (1942) as Bartender
A wealthy playboy gets mixed up with the mob.
The Big Street (1942) as
A nightclub waiter, who's in love with a selfish showgirl, gets to prove his love when she's injured.
Bandit Ranger (1942) as Clay cowboy
A cowboy takes on a band of cattle rustlers single-handedly.
Million Dollar Legs (1939) as
At Middleton College, controlled by rich donor Melton, only paying sports are allowed. But Freddie Frye, conniving student body president, has to get a letter in some sport to win back his girl Susie; he schemes to revive crew boat racing. Sinking boats, no money, and his own waistline stand in his way. Can they win the big race with State University?
Spring Madness (1938) as Dartmouth college boy
A Harvard man romances a coed from a nearby college.
Flying Hostess (1936) as
Yellowstone (1936) as Bellboy
Fighting Youth (1935) as Buck's roommate

Cast (short)

Gem-Jams (1943)
In this short film, a man''''s wife suspects him of cheating so she hires a private detective and finds the results surprising.
Eyes of the Navy (1940)
This short film follows U.S. naval aviators through their basic training in Florida and advanced training at California.
It's in the Stars (1938)
In this musical short, a fraternity and sorority independently decide to stop dating one another in order to focus on studying and graduation.
What Do You Think? (Number Three) (1938)
This short film focuses on whether or not the dead can communicate with the living.

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