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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Tarnished (1950) as Ida Baker
2.
Fancy Pants (1950) as Mrs. Wilkins
A wild West family wins a British valet in a poker game and passes him off as a nobleman.
3.
Unconquered (1947) as Townswoman
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
4.
Smash Up--The Story of a Woman (1947) as Farmer's wife
A singer''''s wife turns to the bottle when she fears she''''s lost her husband to success.
5.
Welcome Stranger (1947) as Mrs. Sims
A small-town doctor resents the presence of a new younger physician and his newfangled ways.
6.
Blonde Alibi (1946) as Landlady
7.
In Old Sacramento (1946) as
Dashing Johnny Barrett has a secret identity: Spanish Jack, the masked bandit. Always one step ahead of the law, Barrett effortlessly balances his double life--robbing by night, romancing by day and always with a smile. But when the woman he loves begins to suspect him and the young man he befriends is arrested for being him, it's time for Johnny to rethink his priorities.
8.
Lumberjack (1944) as Abbey
Julie's husband has been murdered and land agents want her to sign away her property rights. Hoppy warns against this but she does so anyway. It looks as though she will be unable to deliver the timber called for in her agreement. Hoppy has to make the lumber deal happened and solve the murder.
9.
Border Vigilantes (1941) as Aunt Jennifer
A town bedeviled with outlaws sends for Hoppy, Lucky and California after their own vigilante committee fails to solve the towns problems. Hoppy discovers that the bad guys are led by the town boss, and so are the vigilantes.
10.
Blossoms in the Dust (1941) as Committee woman
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
11.
Wyoming (1940) as Mrs. Bronson
Outlaw pals are tempted to go straight.
12.
Hidden Gold (1940) as Matilda Purdy
Hoppy and Lucky have been called in to investigate a series of stage holdups. The robbers are taking gold from Colby's mine and Hoppy suspects it may be ex-outlaw Colby himself. When Speedy strikes gold, Hoppy borrows it and announces a gold shipment hoping to catch the gang and their leader.
13.
Anne of Windy Poplars (1940) as Wife
Anne Shirley, having recently wed her childhood sweetheart Gilbert Blythe, takes a teaching position in a prestigious school far from her home on Prince Edward Island. While she is quickly accepted by her host family, the rest of the town, headed by the clannish Pringle family, refuses to accept her, on the orders of the head of the Pringle tribe, Ernestine Pringle.
14.
Young Bill Hickok (1940) as Mrs. Stout
Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane try to stop foreign agents from taking over the West.
15.
Knights of the Range (1940) as Myra Ripple
Outlaw Frayne is a member of Gamecock's rustlers. When he saves Holly Ripple and Cappy from Heaver's gun, she gives him a job offer and a chance to go straight. Now bringing back Ripple's money from the cattle drive, he is tested when his old gang attacks.
16.
Sudden Money (1939) as Miss Perkins
17.
Days of Jesse James (1939) as Mrs. Samuels
Bank officials set out to rob their own bank.
18.
Let Us Live (1939) as Ella
Two wrongly convicted men are sentenced to death.
19.
In Old Caliente (1939) as Felicia
Americans come west to California in the hope of peaceful settlement. Roy and Gabby sing a duet: "We're Not Coming Out Tonight." Other songs include "Sundown on the Rangeland" and "Ride on Vaquero."
20.
Frontier Pony Express (1939) as Mrs. Murphy
In the midst of the Civil War, Lassiter has a plan to get control of California. Working out of St. Joseph, he plans to send forged messages to the troops on the west coast via Pony Express. First he attempts to bribe Pony Express ride Roy Rogers. When Roy refuses he turns to the outlaw Johnson and his gang and this leads to trouble.
21.
The Gladiator (1938) as Mrs. Matilda Danner
22.
You Can't Beat Love (1937) as Mrs. Abernathy
An eccentric playboy tries politics only to get mixed up with the mayor''''s daughter.
23.
Women Are Trouble (1936) as Hatchet-faced woman
A small-town news hen goes after a big-city job by investigating a vicious protection racket.
24.
Small Town Girl (1936) as Mrs. Johnson
After marrying a drunken playboy, a young girl tries to capture his heart while he's sober.
25.
We're in the Money (1935) as
Gold-digging process servers set their sights on a breach of promise defendant.
26.
Welcome Home (1935) as Mrs. Weems
27.
Collegiate (1935) as
28.
Bar 20 Rides Again (1935) as Clarissa Peters
Rancher Arnold sends for Hoppy and Red to help fight the cattle rustler Nevada and his gang. Hoppy poses as a gambler to get on Nevada's ranch and meet the snuff taking boss who pictures himself another Napoleon. Hoppy's smoke signal alerts Arnold's men leading to a massive gunfight.
29.
Another Face (1935) as Aunt Hattie
Plastic surgery turns a gangster into a movie star.
30.
Your Uncle Dudley (1935) as Committee woman
31.
The Eagle's Brood (1935) as
When his son is killed by Big Henry, the bandit El Toro receives a note from Dolores saying his grandson is in danger. Setting out to retrieve him, he saves Hoppy's life. Hoppy then takes over the task knowing lawmen are looking for El Toro. Hoppy finds Dolores only to see her killed by Big Henry. Johhny then uses the mud on Dolores' boots to find the boy. But he was followed and Big Henry, now on to Hoppy's game and knowing the boy's location, sends Hoppy into a trap.
32.
The Mighty Barnum (1934) as Mrs. Wendell-Wendell
33.
Midnight Alibi (1934) as Maria
An elderly recluse shelters a gambler on the run from bogus murder charges.
34.
Crime Doctor (1934) as
35.
365 Nights in Hollywood (1934) as Mrs. Lipke
Down-on-his-luck film director Jimmie Dale takes a job at a fly-by-night acting school. He is drawn into the plans of the school's owner to bilk a wealthy young man out of the funds he has supplied to shoot a movie starring pretty student Alice Perkins. But Jimmie hopes to bilk the bilkers by actually completing the movie as ostensibly planned.
36.
The Merry Frinks (1934) as Settlement worker
A loving wife and mother tries to keep her eccentric family in line.
37.
Housewife (1934) as
Success could spell divorce for an advertising writer.
38.
Harold Teen (1934) as Miss Gilly
A young reporter saves a small-town bank from ruin.
39.
Ever in My Heart (1933) as
During World War I, a woman suspects her husband of being a German spy.
40.
Lilly Turner (1933) as Mrs. Flint
After unwittingly marrying a bigamist, a pregnant woman faces many trials on the road to romance.
41.
The Fighting Parson (1933) as Mrs. Bessie Larkin
42.
43.
Easy Millions (1933) as
44.
The Big Bluff (1933) as
45.
The Eleventh Commandment (1933) as Mabel Moore
46.
Honeymoon Lane (1932) as Mrs. Gotrocks
47.
Love Me Tonight (1932) as Dressmaker
A Parisian tailor falls in love with a princess.
48.
A Man's Land (1932) as Flossie Doolittle
49.
The Fighting Fool (1932) as Aunt Jane
Sheriff Tim has killed Crip's outlaw brother in the line of duty and now Crip is out to get Tim. He makes Tim's brother Bud a prisoner to lure Tim into a trap. When Tim is warned by Bud, Tim is saved but Bud is killed. Tim arrests Crip but Crip escapes and he and his gang now make a final stand against Tim and his men.
50.
Klondike (1932) as Sadie Jones
51.
The Thirteenth Guest (1932) as Mrs. Thornton
13 years before the movie opens, there was a dinner party, at which the 13th guest failed to show up. The master of the manner has died, and left the bulk of his estate to this 13th guest, but nobody knows who that is. Now someone is murdering the remaining guests, and placing their dead bodies at the table, in the same seat they had occupied 13 years before.
52.
53.
The Racing Strain (1932) as Aunt Judy
54.
Love in High Gear (1932) as Arabella Heath
55.
The Criminal Code (1931) as Katie
A convict trying to reform is torn between conflicting loyalties when he witnesses a murder behind bars.
56.
The Flood (1931) as Aunt Constance
57.
Maker of Men (1931) as Aunt Martha
Bob plays football badly so his father Coach Dudley, his girlfriend Dorothy and his school reject him. He joins a rival college team and aims to defeat his dad's team.
58.
Subway Express (1931) as Mrs. Cotton
59.
Loose Ankles (1930) as Aunt Katherine Harper
A young woman will inherit a million dollars if she marries well.
60.
Tom Sawyer (1930) as Mrs. Harper
The classic Mark Twain tale of a young boy and his friends on the Mississippi River. Tom and his pals Huckleberry Finn and Joe Harper have numerous adventures, including running away to be pirates and, being believed drowned, attending their own funeral. The boys also witness a murder and Tom and his friend Becky Thatcher are pursued by the vengeful murderer.
61.
Under Montana Skies (1930) as Martha Jenkins
Cowhand Clay Conning (Kenneth Harlan) rescues a theatrical troupe in the town of Red Rock by using the lead singer/dancer, Blondie (Nita Martan), to threaten to compromise the hotel owner, Abner Jenkins (Harry Todd). Clay pays their hotel bill but Martha Jenkins (Ethel Wales) whose husband also owns the opera house objects to the showing going on. Clay, who has fallen in love with Mary (Dorothy Gulliver), the troupe's leading lady, begins courting Mrs. Jenkins at a level she thinks is higher than he does. Frank Blake (Charles King), a cattle rustler convicted by Clay, holds up the box office after the show begins.
62.
The Dude Wrangler (1930) as Mattie
63.
The Girl in the Show (1929) as Mrs. Truxton
Confusion reigns when a touring show''''s manager deserts them.
64.
Blue Skies (1929) as Matron
65.
The Donovan Affair (1929) as Mrs. Lindsey
66.
The Doctor's Secret (1929) as Mrs. Redding
67.
The Saturday Night Kid (1929) as Ma Woodruff
Jayme and sister Janie are salesgirls in Ginsberg's Department Store. Mayme is in love with store clerk Bill, but Janie tries to steal him from her. Hazel, another salesgirl, is Jean Harlow's first credited role.
68.
On to Reno (1928) as Mrs. Holmes
69.
The Perfect Crime (1928) as Mrs. Frisbie
70.
Taxi 13 (1928) as Mrs. MacTavish
71.
Craig's Wife (1928) as Eliza
72.
The Masks of the Devil (1928) as Virginia's aunt
73.
Ladies' Night in a Turkish Bath (1928) as Mrs. Spivers
74.
Tenth Avenue (1928) as Ma Mason
75.
My Friend From India (1927) as Arabella Mott
76.
The Cradle Snatchers (1927) as Ethel Drake
77.
Stage Kisses (1927) as Mrs. John Clarke
78.
The Satin Woman (1927) as "Countess" Debris
79.
The Girl in the Pullman (1927) as Mrs. Jones
80.
The Wreck of the Hesperus (1927) as Deborah Slocum
81.
The Country Doctor (1927) as Redora Bump
82.
Almost Human (1927) as Katie
83.
Ladies at Play (1926) as Aunt Sarah
84.
Bertha, the Sewing Machine Girl (1926) as Mrs. Sloan
85.
Take It From Me (1926) as Miss Abbott
86.
Made for Love (1926) as Lady Diana Trent
87.
The Rag Man (1925) as Mrs. Bernard
In this silent film, a runaway orphan helps a junk dealer make his fortune.
88.
Let Women Alone (1925) as Ma Benham
89.
The Overland Limited (1925) as Mrs. Barton
90.
When Husbands Flirt (1925) as Mrs. Wilbur Belcher
91.
Go Straight (1925) as Mamie
92.
Shattered Lives (1925) as Elizabeth Trent
93.
Steppin' Out (1925) as Mrs. Henry Brodman
94.
Beggar on Horseback (1925) as Mrs. Cady
95.
Wandering Footsteps (1925) as Matilda
96.
Don't (1925) as Mrs. Moffat
97.
The Wedding Song (1925) as Auntie
98.
The Monster (1925) as Mrs. Watson
In this silent film, a mad scientist engineers car wrecks so he can experiment on the survivors.
99.
The White Sin (1924) as Aunt Cynthia
100.
Which Shall It Be? (1924) as Mrs. Moore
101.
Icebound (1924) as Ella Jordan
102.
Revelation (1924) as Madame Hofer
103.
The Bedroom Window (1924) as Matilda Jones, alias Rufus Rome
104.
The Covered Wagon (1924) as Mrs. Wingate
Two wagon caravans converge at what is now Kansas City, and combine for the westward push to Oregon. On their quest the pilgrims will experience desert heat, mountain snow, hunger, and indian attack. To complicate matters further, a love triangle develops, as pretty Molly must chose between Sam, a brute, and Will, the dashing captain of the other caravan. Can Will overcome the skeleton in his closet and win Molly's heart?
105.
Merton of the Movies (1924) as Mrs. Montague
106.
Loving Lies (1924) as Penny Wise
107.
Lovers' Lane (1924) as Aunt Melissy
108.
The Marriage Maker (1923) as Mrs. Hope-Clarke
109.
Stepping Fast (1923) as Miss Higgins
110.
The Fog (1923) as Mrs. Forge
111.
Miss Lulu Bett (1922) as Grandma Bett
112.
The Old Homestead (1922) as Aunt Matilda
113.
Bobbed Hair (1922) as Mrs. Lamont
114.
Bought and Paid For (1922) as Telegraph girl
115.
The Bonded Woman (1922) as Lucita
116.
Our Leading Citizen (1922) as Eudora Mawdle
117.
Manslaughter (1922) as
Society-girl thrillseeker Lydia causes the death of motorcylce policeman and is prosecuted by her fiance Daniel who describes in lurid detail the downfall of Rome. While she's in prison she reforms and Daniel becomes a wasted alocholic.
118.
Is Matrimony a Failure? (1922) as Mrs. Skinner
119.
Nice People (1922) as Mrs. Heyfer
120.
After the Show (1921) as Landlady
121.
Midsummer Madness (1921) as Mrs. Hicks

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