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Cast (feature film)

The Falcon's Alibi (1946) as Bender
A society sleuth sets out on the trail of a society matron''''s lost jewels.
I'll Remember April (1945) as [Henry] Childs
Dick Tracy (1945) as Steven Owens
Dick is faced with a series of murders in which the victims all come from different social and economic backgrounds.
Song of the Sarong (1945) as [Cyrus P.] Adams
Kismet (1944) as Merchant
In the classic Arabian Nights tale, the king of the beggars enters high society to help his daughter marry a handsome prince.
Scattergood Meets Broadway (1941) as Reynolds
Adventure in Washington (1941) as Senator Burrows
Honky Tonk (1941) as Adams
A young girl falls for a western gambler.
In Old Colorado (1941) as Jack Collins
Joe Weller has instigated a conflict over water rights between two ranchers. The idea is to have the ranchers do each other in then move in and take over. Hoppy and the good guys won't let this happen.
Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940) as Zachary
The mysteriously ill John Braun (Fred Niblo) makes a new will, leaving out his daughter Barbara (Marsha Hunt), over the protests of his wife (Ann Shoemaker). The trouble began when the daughter wanted to marry Mr. Braun's doctor, James Rogers (Michael Whalen). Mrs. Braun asks Inspector Queen to help find the long-missing Barbara. The inspector's son, Ellery (Ralph Bellamy), works on the case. He goes to a home frequently visited by Dr. Rogers where the bell is answered by Nikki Porter (Margaret Lindsay) who Ellery mistakes for Barbara and insists she return to the Braun home. Nikki does, to protect Barbara, and a short time later finds herself alone in a room outside Braun's bedroom. She finds him dead - his throat cut. No weapons are found and the door to the room where Nikki had been is locked, and she is suspected. Ellery hides Nikki in his apartment. Braun's body, sent for an autopsy, disappears and in its place is a life-sized statue of the dead man. Elley finds the body in a closet, the police prepare to send it downtown but someone drives off with the ambulance. Ellery, with Nikki, visits Braun's bedroom that night and discovers that a pet raven flies in and out taking items.
Parole Fixer (1940) as Ben
Three Men from Texas (1940) as Andrews
This 31st entry of the 66 films in the Hopalong Cassidy series marks the first of 35 consecutive appearances, in the remaining films of the series, of Scottish-born comedian Andy Clyde in the role of "California Carlson", although his introduction in this film is as "California Jack" Carlson and his credentials won't bear much scrutiny. The film finds local officers in an outlaw-infested town in California helpless to cope with the situation and a citizens committee comes to Texas and appeals to the Texas Rangers for help in organizing the forces of law and order. Captain Andrews (Morgan Wallace) of the Rangers offers the assignment to Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) and Lucky Jenkins (Russell Hayden), but Cassidy, whose period of service in the Rangers is almost over, refuses. The as-usual impetuous Lucky takes the job alone. While on patrol duty, Cassidy is following the trail of a large herd of rustled horses and discovers the hide-out of the Bruce Morgan (Morris Ankrum) gang. The place is deserted except for a garrulous old cook who calls himself "California Jack" Carlson, who receives Cassidy who is posing as a Morgan friend and fellow outlaw Ben Stokes (Glenn Strange), whom California does not know. Cassidy arrests the frightened cook as a material witness against the gang and starts for Texas Ranger headquarters. Learning from Carlson that Morgan had planned to leave for the west coast, Cassidy gets permission from Captain Andrews to take up the trail. He is made a U. S. Marshal, which gives him blanket authority, and Carlson is taken along as a guide. Cassidy arrives in Santa Carmen, California just when newly-appointed town sheriff Lucky is foolishly setting out single-haned against Morgan and his gang. Cassidy and California join him and escape following a fight in which Lucky is wounded. They find refuge at the hide-out of Pico Serrano (Thornton Edwards), once rich but now penniless, as he and other Californians have been cheated out of and driven from their homes by the unscrupulous Morgan and his gunmen. Lucky falls in love with Pico's daughter, Paquita (Esther Estrella.) Cassidy organizes a posse and engages Morgan and his gang in a gun fight. Morgan, Stokes and others of the gang storm Pico's hide-out and, during the fighting, Paquita is mortally wounded and dies in Lucky's arms. With an augemented posse, Cassidy again invades Santa Carmen and, following a spectacular fight, Pico kills Morgan, while Gardner (Dick Curtis) and Stokes are taken prisoners.
I Love You Again (1940) as Mr. Belenson
A solid married man discovers he's forgotten a past existence as a con artist.
Union Pacific (1939) as Senator Smith
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (1939) as David Perez
Mr. Moto is after a robber who takes the royal jewels from the Tower of London. He is aided by an archaeologist who is looking for Cleopatra's crown in Egypt.
The Mystery of Mr. Wong (1939) as Brandon Edwards
An Asian sleuth digs for the truth behind a rare gem and a mysterious will.
Broadway Serenade (1939) as Parks
Career conflicts threaten a singer''s marriage to a young composer.
Timber Stampede (1939) as Foss Dunlap
Cattlemen fight corrupt railroad men out to destroy the forest.
The Star Maker (1939) as Lou Morris
Star Reporter (1939) as [Joe] Draper
Of Human Hearts (1938) as Dr. Crandall
A rebellious son neglects his parents after enlisting in the Civil War.
Woman Against Woman (1938) as Morton
A divorcee decides she wants her husband back after he's re-married.
The Lady in the Morgue (1938) as Leyman
Numbered Woman (1938) as Blake
Hold That Kiss (1938) as Mr. Wood
Romance blossoms when a man and woman each think the other is rich.
Billy the Kid Returns (1938) as Morganson
After Pat Garrett kills Billy the Kid, Billy's look-alike Roy Rogers arrives and is mistaken for him. Although a murderer, Billy was on the side of the homesteaders against the large ranchers. As Billy's death is unknown, Roy gets Garrett to let him pose as Billy to continue the fight, but without the killing.
Gang Bullets (1938) as "Big Bill" Anderson
Three Comrades (1938) as Owner of wrecked car
Three life-long friends share their love for a dying woman against the turbulent backdrop of Germany between the wars.
Delinquent Parents (1938) as Charles Wharton
Rich boy marries poor girl. Poor girl gets pregnant. Rich boy's parents don't know they're married, forbid him to see her anymore. Rich boy dumps poor girl, poor girl gives baby up for adoption. Rich boy and his family are happy, poor girl and her family are miserable...
Charlie Chan at the Olympics (1937) as Honorable Charles Zaraka
Spies have an invention which will allow its posessor to remote-control flying aircraft. The U.S. Navy, the Berlin police, and No. 1 son Lee Chan (a member of the U.S. Swim Team at the Berlin Olympics) help Charlie capture the spies.
Under Suspicion (1937) as MacGregor
When auto magnate Robert Bailey (Jack Holt) announces he is going to retire and turn his plant over to the employees he incurs the enmity of K.Y. Mitchell (Granville Bates), a large stockholder in the company; Carey MacGregor (Morgan Wallace), head of a parts manufacturing company that depends on Bailey Motors for most of its business; Logan Walters (Robert Emmett Keane), general manager of the business and his social-climbing wife Laura (Margaret Irving); and Mary Brookhart (Katherine DeMille), a predatory widow who is also a large stockholder and in love with Bailey. Bailey announces he is flying to his mountain retreat for a vacation and to complete the transfer of his interests to the employees. On the way to the airport, Bailey's car is side-swiped and his private plane cracks up before leaving the ground. Bailey is injured and his taken home, and narrowly escapes death when a bullet is fired through his bedroom window, He hires noted detective Frank Rogers (Purnell Pratt) to investigate. Mitchell, MacGregor, Walters, Mary and Bailey's ne'er-do-well nephew, Ralph (Maurice Murphy) are all suspected by the detective. In a scheme to make the guilty party show his hand, Bailey, his attorney Nelson Dudley (Craig Reynolds) and Rogers decide to invite the suspects to a week-end party at Bailey's lodge. The nephew brings an uninvited guest, Doris (Rosalind Keith). A dummy decoy is placed in Bailey's bed and another detective placed on watch. The next morning, the operative is found dead from a bullet fired through the window. On Dudley's advice, Bailey and Rogers agree to keep the killing secret. Another detective, accompanied by Dudley, takes the body to town, and later this detective is found dead. MacGregor returns from a hunting trip and tells Bailey and Rogers he knows the name of the guilty party but, just as he about to reveal the name, he is shot from outside. Though MacGregor is not killed, Rogers announces that he is dead. Rogers calls a midnight meeting of all the guests and Bailey, noting that Dudley is missing, starts a search of the house. He is attacked in the cellar, but subdues his assailant.
The Californian (1937) as Tod Barsto
Native son returns from school in Spain to California in 1855 and finds corrupt politicians stealing land from old California families. He becomes a sort of Robin Hood in order to fight them.
The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) as Slave buyer
President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both.
Dangerous Waters (1936) as Heegan
Pennies From Heaven (1936) as Restaurant supply man
A singer gets mixed up with a grieving family and a haunted house.
Sutter's Gold (1936) as General Fremont
Mister Cinderella (1936) as [Emmett] Fawcett
A timid young man longs to enter high society.
Love on a Bet (1936) as Morton
A man bets he can make a cross-country trip with no money.
Human Cargo (1936) as Gilbert Fender
The House of Secrets (1936) as Dr. Kenmore
Globe-trotter Barry Wilding (Leslie Fenton) intercedes when a man annoys Julie Kenmore (Muriel Evans) on a ship crossing the English Channel, but she refuses to tell him her name or address. Barry determines to find her in London, but he is summoned to a lawyer's office and informed that he has inherited "The Hawk's Nest", a large estate outside London. He has to sign a declaration that he will never sell the property. He arrives there and is roughly put off his own property be trespassers who have taken up residence. Despite offers to buy the estate and warnings to get out of England, Barry refuses to do either. Julie appears and tells Barry she is living at "The Hawk's Nest" and he must allow her and her father, Dr. Kenmore (Morgan Wallace), to continue to live there for at least six months, and he can not visit her there. But Barry continues to try to solve the mystery that surrounds his inheritance even after being attacked by three American gangsters. Barry tries to enlist the aid of Scotland Yard, but, for some unfathomable reason, they refuse to help him. Mystery piles on mystery before the amazing and unusual conclusion.
Fury (1936) as Fred Garrett
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
Goin' to Town (1935) as J. Henry Brash
When her fiancée Buck Gonzales is killed, dance hall queen Cleo Borden inherits his wealth. Included are oil wells supervised by British engineer Carrington, whom Cleo sets out to win by becoming a "lady." She races her horse in Buenos Aires, gains social position by loveless marriage to bankrupt Colton, and even sings in an opera. But when she meets Carrington again, he's become the Earl of Stratton...
Rendezvous (1935) as Gardner
A decoding expert tangles with enemy spies.
$1,000 a Minute (1935) as Big Jim Bradley
Dante's Inferno (1935) as Captain Morgan
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
The Headline Woman (1935) as Clarkey
When the daughter of a newspaper publisher is falsely charged with murder, a reporter on her father's paper goes into hiding with her. At first hoping to get an exclusive story, the reporter eventually finds himself falling in love and trying to find the real killer.
Mary Burns, Fugitive (1935) as Editor
Confidential (1935) as Van Cleve
Thunder Mountain (1935) as Rand Leavitt
Murder on a Honeymoon (1935) as McArthur, also known as Arthur J. Mack
A schoolteacher jumps into detective mode when a fellow airplane passenger gets sick and dies.
Orchids to You (1935) as Attorney
The Devil Is a Woman (1935) as Dr. Mendez
A member of the Spanish guard falls for a temptress who once ruined his commanding officer''''s life.
The Merry Widow (1934) as Prosecuting attorney
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
David Harum (1934) as Mr. Blake
Rogers plays a small town banker in the 1890s whose chief rival is the deacon (Middleton) with whom he has traded horse flesh. Taylor is a bank teller who places a winning $4,500 bet on a 10-1 harness racing horse, making him Rogers' bank partner.
Cheating Cheaters (1934) as Holmes
The Palmers, an apparently wealthy family, move into the house next- door to the Lazarres. However, the Palmers are actually a gang of thieves plotting to rob the Lazarres. What the Palmers don't realize is that the Lazarres are also a criminal gang, and they are planning to rob their new wealthy neighbors, the Palmers!
The Trumpet Blows (1934) as Police inspector
College Rhythm (1934) as First tramp
I Believed in You (1934) as [Oliver] Lang [i.e. Long]
It's a Gift (1934) as James Fitchmueller
A disgruntled druggist sells his store to buy an orange grove in California.
Many Happy Returns (1934) as Nathan Silas
Gracie Allen (Gracie Allen) assumes the "management" of the shop owned by her papa Horatio Allen (George Barbier), turning it into a radio station and then an aviary---with the usual Gracie Allen logic---while distracted Papa is trying to get younger daughter, beauty contest winner Florence (Joan Marsh), married before she can head to Hollywood and get into the movies. The story moves to Hollywood, where, with Gracie around, kidnappers get kidnapped and the chatter between her and George Burns (George Burns)even takes a few satirized shots at Filmland, in addition to their usual unusual routines. Guy Lombardo, top-billed on the ads and posters with Burns and Allen but not the cast listings, and dance team Frank Veloz and Yolanda, fill in where needed between the cracks of the mostly on-the-fly plot, and they don't seem to be taking their gigs all that seriously either. Burns & Allen Radio fans, the few of us that still remember "Radio", will love it,while others are likely to give it a "say what" or 'duh", especially if they were raised on television comedy of the past 20 years.
3 on a Honeymoon (1934) as "Dunning"
We Live Again (1934) as The colonel
A Russian nobleman discovers the peasant girl he once seduced has turned to crime.
Terror Aboard (1933) as Morton Hazlitt
Mr. Skitch (1933) as Jones
I Loved a Woman (1933) as Pollock
A Chicago meat-packer tries to keep a rein on his social-climbing wife.
Mama Loves Papa (1933) as Mr. [Franklyn] McIntosh
Jennie Gerhardt (1933) as O'Brien
Smoke Lightning (1933) as Sheriff [Archie] Kyle
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) as
A World War I veteran faces inhuman conditions when he's sentenced to hard labor.
Grand Hotel (1932) as Chauffeur
Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through scandal and heartache.
Blonde Venus (1932) as Doctor Pierce
A nightclub singer gives in to a rich playboy to finance her husband''''s medical treatment.
Wild Girl (1932) as Phineas Baldwin
The Mouthpiece (1932) as Smith
A crusading DA goes into private practice and succumbs to the temptations of corruption.
Fast Companions (1932) as "Cueball" Kelly
Steady Company (1932) as Tuxedo Carter
Hell's House (1932) as Frank Gebhardt
Jimmy Mason idolizes bootlegger Matt Kelly who is interested in Jimmy's girlfriend Peggy. Unwilling to squeal on his idol, Jimmy winds up in a cruel reformatory where a new- found friend dies from abuse. Jimmy's aunt tells him Peggy is seeing a lot of Matt, so Jimmy escapes.
Lady and Gent (1932) as Cash Enright
Fresh young boxer Buzz Kinney is just out of college. He's able to knock out Stag Bailey when the veteran becomes over confident. Later Buzz is a worn out wreck with a broken nose and cauliflower ear.
The Final Edition (1932) as Neil Selby
A newswoman comes on to a mobster to solve the police commissioner''''s murder.
It Pays to Advertise (1931) as Donald McChesney
Expensive Women (1931) as Young man
A bright young thing can't decide which of her flirtations should lead to marriage.
The Unholy Garden (1931) as Captain Kruger
A gentleman thief falls for the daughter of the man he's trying to rob.
Safe in Hell (1931) as Bruno
On the run from the police, a New Orleans prostitute gets stranded in a tropical haven for outlaws.
Smart Money (1931) as District Attorney
A barber''''s good luck turns him into a big-time gambling boss.
Alexander Hamilton (1931) as James Monroe
The American patriot''''s political career is threatened when he falls in love with a married woman.
Women Go on Forever (1931) as Jake
Big Money (1930) as Durkin
Sisters (1930) as Tully
Up the River (1930) as Frosby
Two convicts break out to help an ex-con friend stay straight.
Torment (1924) as Jules Carstock
Daring Love (1924) as Jerry Hayden
Sandra (1924) as François Molyneaux
A Woman Who Sinned (1924) as George Ransdell
Reckless Romance (1924) as Harold Shrewsbury, an oil stock salesman
The Dangerous Maid (1923) as Col. Percy Kirk
The Fighting Blade (1923) as Lord Robert Erisey
One Exciting Night (1922) as J. Wilson Rockmaine
A young orphan girl, courted by an unpleasant older wealthy man who has a hold over her adoptive mother, falls in love with a young stranger at a party. Odd noises begin to be heard as a group of bootleggers clandestinely try to get away with their hidden loot. One of them is killed and the young man is suspected of being the killer.
Dream Street (1921) as The Masked Violinist
Orphans of the Storm (1921) as Marquis de Praille
In this silent film, two sisters, one of them blind, fight to find each other during the French Revolution.
Flying Pat (1920) as William Endicott
Bringing Up Betty (1919) as Duke of Medonia

Cast (short)

Forbidden Passage (1941)
This short film documents the U.S. Department of Immigration''''s efforts to halt the smuggling of illegal immigrants into the country.
They're Always Caught (1938)
This short film shows the role a crime laboratory plays in the solving of criminal investigations.
Hit and Run Driver (1935)
In this short film, a man runs over a young couple on a deserted road, then tries to cover up the incident.

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