skip navigation
Overview for Charles Wilson
Charles Wilson

Charles Wilson



TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here


TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

Elmer the... Originally released in 1933. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy. Starring Claire Dodd,... more info $16.95was $19.99 Buy Now

Philo Vance... The dilettante detective stylishly sleuths his way through some of his most... more info $26.96was $34.99 Buy Now

Wheeler &... The comedy gets delivered - in spades! - in this collection of no less than nine... more info $32.95was $40.99 Buy Now

I'VE GOT YOUR... Free-wheeling, pre-code humor abounds in these two sassy and naughty Warner... more info $14.95was $17.99 Buy Now

Brass Bancroft... Ronald Reagan is Lt. "Brass" Bancroft a stalwart Secret Service agent who risked... more info $18.95was $21.99 Buy Now

Fog Over... Bette Davis and Margaret Lindsay portray stepsisters from a society family in... more info $11.95was $17.99 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

An Evening With Batman and Robin (1965) as Assistant Director
The Devil's in Love (1933) as Dialogue Director
Lucky Boy (1929) as Director

Cast (feature film)

An Evening With Batman and Robin (1965) as Captain Arnold
Blazing Across the Pecos (1948) as Ace Brockway
Key Witness (1947) as Warden
Her Husband's Affairs (1947) as Police captain
An ad man fights off his wife''''s attempts to help him market an embalming fluid that doubles as a hair remover.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) as Desk sergeant
An accountant dreams of being a hero but finds it''s not so easy in real life.
Because of Him (1946) as City editor
A beautiful young woman, an aspiring actress, trick a famous stage star into signing a letter recommending her talents to a producer friend, with amusing results.
Passkey to Danger (1946) as Police sergeant
Blonde for a Day (1946) as Henty
Dangerous Business (1946) as Police sergeant
Two young lawyers (Forrest Tucker and Lynn Merrick) open an office together. They are hired to defend a utilities magnate (Thurston Hall) who claims he has been framed. He is kidnapped by a gangster (Gerald Mohr), and a battle royal ensues when the lawyers try to rescue him.
Larceny in Her Heart (1946) as Chief Gentry
In the second of the PRC "Michael Shayne" series,civic crusader Burton Stallings (Gordon Richards) hires private detective Michael Shayne (Hugh Beaumont) to locate the former's missing step-daughter Helen (Marie Harmon.) Shayne discovers that Stallings himself has had Helen confined in an asylum in order to obtain her money.
Bringing Up Father (1946) as Frank
Crime of the Century (1946) as Police lieutenant
Suspense (1946) as Police officer
The new manager of an ice show plots to steal the owners business and his wife.
Road to Utopia (1946) as Official
Two song-and-dance men on the run masquerade as killers during the Alaskan gold rush.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946) as
George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrficed his education for his brother's, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter, and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls is he had never lived.
The Phantom Thief (1946) as Police lieutenant
A reformed thief tries to stop a murderous blackmailer.
Gas House Kids (1946) as
I Ring Doorbells (1946) as The Inspector
If I'm Lucky (1946) as Police captain
Colonel Urias J. Magonnagle (Edgar Buchanan) is running for Governor, against a crooked incumbent, and glib-tongued Wally M. Jones (Phil Silvers) persaudes him to build his campaign around performances by Earl Gordon (Harry James) and his band, including vocalists Terry (Vivian Blaine) and Allen Clark (Perry Como.) The performers (including Carmen Miranda as Michelle O'Toole) perform, Magonnagle orates and the citizens are buying. The crooked political machine gets worried and a few plot twists later (as can only be performed by four screenplay writers evidently in separate rooms), Clark has replaced Magonnagle as the candidate.
Eadie Was a Lady (1945) as Berger
Edithea Alden, a college girl from a wealthy family, is working at night as dancer in a nightclub. When the leading lady Rose is loosing the customers attractiong, Editha gets her job, but due to the fact that her double life could be discoverd, she quits, the nightclub is forced to close. In college she gets a role in the annual college show. The ex-nightclubowner finds out who his star really was, and gets her back, but on opening night they are arrested, because the former star has found out the truth about the job offer. After that the college wants to expell her.
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945) as Hi Johns
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
Two O'Clock Courage (1945) as Brant
An amnesiac discovers he's wanted for murder.
Scarlet Street (1945) as Watchman
A middle aged wouldbe painter falls into the clutches of an unscrupulous woman.
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Mr. Ballinger
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944) as Police captain
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944) as Stage manager
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
Silent Partner (1944) as North Hollywood policeman
The Missing Juror (1944) as Mac Ellis
A detective tries to stop whomever is murdering the jurors on a notorious murder case.
Hey, Rookie (1944) as Sam Jonas
Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in a camp show, hears about his task and offers him his help. He thinks, she does it for her publicity only, so he doesn't want to know anything about this, till he finds out, that she has no such intentions.
My Buddy (1944) as Chief detective
Republic, never a company to not try getting ahead of the curve and with writers who could remember the 1930's social conscience WW I vets-returning-home films, made this in mid-1944 (a full year before the end of WW II) as a don't-let-it-happen-again sermon. The semi-prologue opening finds Father Jim Donnelly (John Litel) before a post-war planning board in Washington and, as Priests quite often did in 1930 and 1940's films, tells his point-making story in flashback of how WW I vet Eddie Ballinger (Don Barry as Donald Barry), shaken by battle experiences anyway, returns home to a job that is no longer there for him and finds "No Help Wanted" signs standing in his way of making an honest living. Despite the pleas from his mother (Emma Dunn) and his sweetheart Lucy Manners (Lynne Roberts), Eddie starts hauling booze for bootlegger Tim Oberta (Alexander Granich) and takes up with entertainer Lola (Ruth Terry), who eventually betrays him, mainly because she is a one-name character and that's what one-name characters are there for...especially in a movie with the lead playing his 1944 version of Jimmy Cagney in a 1933 Warner's film. Father Jim makes his don't-repeat-the-past point in less than an hour as the hearing committee had also seen and heard the story before.
Crime by Night (1944) as District Attorney Hyatt
Married detectives investigating a small-town murder uncover a spy ring.
Man from Frisco (1944) as Key man
Matt Braddock (a fictional version of real-life Henry Kaiser) is an engineer with revolutionary ideas for shipbuilding. When he tries to set up yards for prefabricating ships on the West Coast, he runs up against a rival builder, Joel Kennedy. Kennedy's son Russ idolizes Matt, but Russ's sister Diana thinks Matt is a hopeless idealist who could ruin her father.
Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1944) as Detective
Shadows in the Night (1944) as Sheriff
A criminal psychologist tries to help a beautiful heiress going mad in a haunted mansion.
The Big Noise (1944) as Conductor
Although they are only janitors at a detective agency, the boys pass themselves off as sleuths and are engaged to guard an inventor delivering a new bomb. They outwit enemy agents after the bomb and wind up sinking a Japanese submarine.
Kansas City Kitty (1944) as Mr. Hugo
A piano teacher takes on shady music publishers.
Is Everybody Happy? (1943) as Mr. Smaltz
Batman (1943)
In his first screen appearance, the Caped Crusader of Gotham City (belying the lethargic facade of his alter ego Bruce Wayne) battles Dr. Daka, Japanese mastermind of a wartime espionage-sabotage group. Daka has a radium-powered death ray that pulverizes walls, a classic alligator pit to dispose of enemies, and can turn men into electronic zombies who do his bidding and transmit video signals to Daka's lab! Batman has no Batmobile, but there are bats in the Bat Cave...
Silver Spurs (1943) as Mr. Hawkins
Roy's boss has inherited a very large ranch but the will keeps him from selling it although his widow could. Lucky Miller is out to get control of the ranch so he has a girl come west to marry him. Then after the wedding he has his henchman kill the owner. Roy is nearby and when the murder gun is switched with his, Roy finds himself in jail.
Two Senoritas from Chicago (1943) as Chester T. Allgood
Daisy Baker, a Chicago "refuse collector" who fancies herself as a theatrical agent, finds a play which had been thrown away by two Portuguese playwrights. Without bothering to get permission, she sends it off to a New York producer named Rupert Shannon and he wires her to come to New York immediately. Daisy and her two showgirl friends, Gloria and Maria, arrive in New York where the two girls assume accents and pretend to be the sisters of the playwright. Shannon agrees to star them in a production of the play. Two former friends, Lena and Louise, recognize the girls and threaten to blow the whistle unless they are also cast. Meanwhile, the two actual playwrights sell the story to producer Sam Grohman who hires Lena and Louise.
A Scream in the Dark (1943) as Editor
Lady Gangster (1942) as Detective
A radio broadcaster tries to reform a gangster's moll who has been sent up the river.
Escape from Crime (1942) as Reardon
An ex-con becomes a daredevil photojournalist.
My Heart Belongs to Daddy (1942) as Mr. Jepson
All Through the Night (1942) as Lieutenant
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
Gentleman Jim (1942) as Gurney
Fanciful biography of 19th-century boxing champion Jim Corbett.
This Gun for Hire (1942) as Police captain
A hired killer dodges police while tracking down the enemy agents who tried to frame him.
Blondie Goes to College (1942) as Sgt. Kittle
Dagwood decides to go to college. Blondie goes along with him, keeping their marriage a secret. They send Baby Dumpling off to military school where he becomes top sergeant. Blondie is hounded by the campus stud and Dagwood makes the rowing team. It is revealed that a new child is on the way.
The Man Who Returned to Life (1942) as Mitchell
David Jamieson (John Howard), a Northerner, is forced to flee from a Maryland town where he is suspected of murdering the girl who attempted to force him to marry her on the eve of his wedding to another girl. He flees and assumes a new identity but returns to save the life of the man accused of killing him.
Young America (1942) as Roy Wilstack
Rings on Her Fingers (1942) as Captain Hurley
A sales woman at a department store works with two con artists and falls in love with a victim of one of their schemes.
Dr. Broadway (1942) as District Attorney McNamara
Blues in the Night (1941) as Barney
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader from drinking himself to death.
The Officer and the Lady (1941) as Capt. Hart
The Face Behind the Mask (1941) as Chris O'Brien
When a fire leaves him hideously scarred, an immigrant turns to crime.
Knockout (1941) as Monigan
A prizefighter's swelled head endangers his marriage.
Two in a Taxi (1941) as Captain Melton
Strange Alibi (1941) as Desk sergeant
An undercover cop finds himself on the wrong side of the law when the mob discovers his true identity.
Federal Fugitives (1941) as Bruce Lane
Meet John Doe (1941) as Charles Dawson
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
Broadway Limited (1941) as Detective
A Hollywood publicity stunt ruins the leading lady's love life and draws the attention of federal agents.
Out of the Fog (1941) as Detective
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter.
Ride, Kelly, Ride (1941) as Racing secretary
Dressed to Kill (1941) as Editor
Detective Michael Shayne and his girlfriend Joanne leave a marriage bureau when shots fired in a nearby theatre draw his attention to a string of theatrical murders.
Las Vegas Nights--"The Last Frontier Town" (1941) as Deputy sheriff
A vaudeville act tries to turn a broken-down house into a posh nightclub.
Girl in 313 (1940) as Brady
Knute Rockne--All American (1940) as Gambler
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
He Married His Wife (1940) as Warden
A race horse owner pays so much attention to business that he winds up divorced from his wife.
Charter Pilot (1940) as Owen
US-to-Central-America freight service pilot (Nolan) marries radio broadcaster (Bari) and promises to take a desk job but the urge for adventure is too strong.
Sandy Is a Lady (1940) as Sergeant
Enemy Agent (1940) as Chief
They Drive by Night (1940) as Mike Williams
Truck driving brothers are framed for murder by a lady psycho.
So You Won't Talk (1940) as Johnson
Elsa Maxwell's Public Deb No. 1 (1940) as Sergeant
When a waiter (Murphy) gives a society girl (Joyce) a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle (Ruggles) makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.
South of Suez (1940) as Guard
A murder defendant falls for his alleged victim's daughter.
Here I Am a Stranger (1939) as Managing editor [Phillip Deane]
The Forgotten Woman (1939) as Gray
Pardon Our Nerve (1939) as Boxing commissioner
The Roaring Twenties (1939) as Policeman
Three WWI Army buddies get mixed up with the mob in peacetime.
Elsa Maxwell's Hotel for Women (1939) as Albert
Guests at a women''''s residence club help a jilted small-town girl turn to modeling.
Fighting Thoroughbreds (1939) as Bogart
Invisible Stripes (1939) as First detective
On his release from prison, a crook tries to stop his brother from following in his footsteps.
Rose of Washington Square (1939) as Mike Cavanaugh
A singer struggles to keep her criminal boyfriend from trouble.
Cowboy Quarterback (1939) as Hap Farrell
A football scout tries to get a legendary runner back into the game.
The Return of Dr. X (1939) as Detective Ray Kincaid
A murderer returns from the grave with a thirst for blood.
Smashing the Money Ring (1939) as Kilrane
The Secret Service investigates a fleet of gambling ships.
When Were You Born (1938) as Taurus, Apr 22-May 21 [Inspector Gregg]
An astrologer tries to help the police catch a killer.
Little Miss Thoroughbred (1938) as Dutch Fultz
An orphan searching for her father softens a gangster''''s heart.
Sally, Irene and Mary (1938) as Cafe manager
Manicurists Sally, Irene and Mary hope to be Broadway entertainers. When Mary inherits an old ferry boat, they turn it into a successful supper club.
Little Orphan Annie (1938) as Val Lewis
Hold That Co-Ed (1938) as Coach Burke
While running for governor a politician aids a needy college by plotting to assure victory for their football team. Though to be a parody of Huey Long and his machine.
Daughter of Shanghai (1938) as Schwartz
A young woman tracks down the smugglers who killed her father.
Prison Farm (1938) as Reardon
Gateway (1938) as Inspector
Irish immigrant (Whalen) meets returning war correspondent (Ameche) on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amors of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as Buckley
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
Five of a Kind (1938) as Editor Crocker
The Night Hawk (1938) as Lonigan
State Police (1938) as Captain Halstead
Tenth Avenue Kid (1938) as Commissioner
There's That Woman Again (1938) as Police captain
Find the Witness (1937) as Charley Blair
A reporter investigates a series of murders related to a magician''''s escape act.
Roaring Timber (1937) as Sam Garvin
One Mile from Heaven (1937) as Fletcher
Girl Overboard (1937) as Editor
Woman-Wise (1937) as Commissioner
Tracey Browne (Michael Whalen), sports editor of the "Globe", leanrs that fight promoter Richards (Alan Dinehart) and Stevens (Douglas Fowley), sports editor of the "Dispatch", are conducting a boxing racket that victimizes down-and-out, has-been fighters, and he denounces them in his column. He gives Alice Fuller (Richelle Hudson),daughter of one of the fighters (Pat Flaherty) whom he aids , the job of following young Clint De Witt (John Beck), son of the "Globe's" owner, to see that he sticks to his job. Browne, who has fallen in love with Alice, thinks it is Clint she loves. In their effort to get Browne for his meddling, Richards and Stevens strike at him through Clint.
Life Begins in College (1937) as Coach Burke
When a wealthy Indian student endows the college so they can keep the football coach rumor has it the Indian has played professionally and can't be on the team.
The Case of the Stuttering Bishop (1937) as Hamilton Burger
Perry Mason tries to find out if a long-lost heiress is the real thing.
The Great O'Malley (1937) as Policeman
A ruthless cop gets mixed up with a man who''''s only turned to crime to help his crippled daughter.
The Devil Is Driving (1937) as Dan Healy
You Only Live Once (1937) as Inspector
When he''''s framed for murder, an escaped convict returns to crime to protect his wife and child.
Torchy Blane, the Adventurous Blonde (1937) as Mortimer Gray
Reporter Torchy Blane walks out on her own wedding to solve the case of a murdered actor.
That's My Story (1937) as Cummings
Woman in Distress (1937) as Herbert Glaxton
Partners in Crime (1937) as Inspector Simpson
They Wanted to Marry (1937) as [Charles] Clark
A photojournalist and his pet pigeon crash a society party and find love.
Murder Goes to College (1937) as Inspector Simpson
I'd Give My Life (1936) as Warden
The Mine with the Iron Door (1936) as J. Horace Pitkins
Panic on the Air (1936) as Fitzgerald
A sports announcer takes on kidnappers.
Pennies From Heaven (1936) as Prison warden
A singer gets mixed up with a grieving family and a haunted house.
The Magnificent Brute (1936) as Murphy
Educating Father (1936) as Jess Boynton
Three Married Men (1936) as Train conductor
Big Brown Eyes (1936) as Prosecuting attorney
A reporter and a detective team up to expose a ring of jewel thieves.
Show Boat (1936) as Jim Green
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
Strike Me Pink (1936) as Hardie
An assertiveness course gets a shy guy mixed up with racketeers at an amusement park.
Pigskin Parade (1936) as Yale coach
College football scouts recruit a country bumpkin with a killer kick.
Rose Bowl (1936) as Burke
White Hunter (1936) as
Adventure in Manhattan (1936) as
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
Small Town Girl (1936) as Chief engineer
After marrying a drunken playboy, a young girl tries to capture his heart while he's sober.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) as Guard
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
Earthworm Tractors (1936) as H. J. Russell
At the urging of his ambitious girlfriend, a salesman starts hawking tractors.
Grand Jury (1936) as Clark
A small town man mounts a civic crusade to bring a local gang of racketeers to justice.
Satan Met a Lady (1936) as Pollock
In the second screen version of The Maltese Falcon, a detective is caught between a lying seductress and a lady jewel thief.
Down the Stretch (1936) as Tex Reardon
A disgraced jockey's son fights to clear the family name.
The Gentleman from Louisiana (1936) as Diamond Jim Brady
Legion of Terror (1936) as Col. McCollum
Frank Marshall and Slim Hewitt, postal inspectors, infiltrate a Ku Klux Klan-like vigilante group which has mailed a bomb to a senator. When the legion kills the brother of Nancy Foster, she helps Frank and Slim in their investigation.
Black Fury (1935) as Welch
A coal worker gets mixed up in the mob''s efforts to infiltrate his union.
Music Is Magic (1935) as Theatre manager
Vaudevillians supporting the musical efforts of aging Hollywood star Diane de Valle decide to head for Tinseltown themselves when de Valle's high salary and low drawing power cancel the revue. Managing to land roles in a de Valle musical movie, perky Peggy is rescued from the chorus line by the tricks of her boyfriend Jack, who uses bravado to usurp de Valle's role in favor of Peggy, who is more suited to the bouncy musical.
Princess O'Hara (1935) as Newcomb
The Little Colonel (1935) as Higgins
After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years pass and Elizabeth returns to her home town with her husband and young daughter. The little girl charms her crusty grandfather and tries to patch things up between him and her mother.
Dante's Inferno (1935) as Police inspector
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
Waterfront Lady (1935) as McFee
When a young man is befriended by a gambling ship operator and made a partner in the business, he becomes involved in a police manhunt after he covers up a murder committed by his new partner.
Men of the Hour (1935) as Harper
We're Only Human (1935) as Morgan
A cop, who plays by his own rules, brings down a notorious gangster.
Rendezvous (1935) as Editor
A decoding expert tangles with enemy spies.
Car 99 (1935) as Police captain
This Is the Life (1935) as Theater manager
Murder in the Fleet (1935) as Commander Brown
Seamen hunt down a deadly saboteur.
Fighting Youth (1935) as Stevens
Mary Burns, Fugitive (1935) as G-man in dance hall
Hitch Hike Lady (1935) as Mike
Four Hours to Kill! (1935) as Taft
The Case of the Curious Bride (1935) as Skipper
Perry Mason helps a young woman whose supposedly dead husband suddenly returns to life.
Show Them No Mercy! (1935) as Clifford
The title refers to the government's plan at the time for putting an end to a lucrative racket, kidnapping. When Hudson and Norris enter a country house to get out of the rain it turns out to be a kidnapper hideout.
The Great Hotel Murder (1935) as Anthony Wilson
Air Hawks (1935) as Editor
Two competing air services battle each other while a mysterious death ray threatens the security of the world.
Baby Face Harrington (1935) as City editor
A milquetoast has to fight off cops and gangsters when he''''s mistaken for a criminal.
The Glass Key (1935) as Farr
The Public Menace (1935) as First detective
A cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
The Perfect Clue (1935) as District Attorney
Thanks a Million (1935) as Sergeant of motor policemen
Entertainers enter a political rally to get out of the rain and become part of the show. One of them (Powell) gives a speech in place of the besotted candidate (Walburn) and is chosen to be the candidate by backers he later exposes as crooks.
The Gilded Lily (1935) as Managing editor
A news reporter turns the woman he loves into a media star after she rejects an aristocrat''s marriage proposal.
The Case of the Lucky Legs (1935) as Ricker
Perry Mason tries to stay on the wagon while investigating the murder of a crooked beauty contest promoter.
Smart Girl (1935) as Morgan
Another Face (1935) as Captain Spellman
Plastic surgery turns a gangster into a movie star.
The Nitwits (1935) as Captain Jennings
Two cigar-stand attendants get mixed up in a murder investigation.
Port of Lost Dreams (1934) as Warden
Beyond the Law (1934) as Prosecuting attorney
Harold Teen (1934) as McKinsey
A young reporter saves a small-town bank from ruin.
The Lemon Drop Kid (1934) as The warden
Name the Woman (1934) as Joel Walker
The St. Louis Kid (1934) as Harris
A hotheaded truck driver gets mixed up in a labor dispute.
The Hell Cat (1934) as Graham
Embarrassing Moments (1934) as Lawyer
Broadway Bill (1934) as Collins
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
Circus Clown (1934) as Sheldon
A young man defies his father''''s wishes to join the circus.
Here Is My Heart (1934) as Captain of yacht
Miss Fane's Baby Is Stolen (1934) as Chief of police
Affairs of a Gentleman (1934) as Inspector Quillan
Fog over Frisco (1934) as O'Hagan
A San Francisco heiress discovers her sister is hanging out with gangsters.
The Dragon Murder Case (1934) as Hennessey
Society sleuth Philo Vance looks into a murder near a mysterious "dragon pool."
The Secret Bride (1934) as Lieutenant Forrest
A district attorney secretly marries the daughter of a man he's trying to convict.
I've Got Your Number (1934) as Welch
Two telephone engineers try to clear a woman of criminal charges.
The Crosby Case (1934) as
I Believed in You (1934) as Magistrate
Behold My Wife! (1934) as Police captain
After Michael Carter's fiancée commits suicide, Michael vows to seek revenge on his wealthy family, who sabotaged their marriage. He drives across the country angrily, and lands up at a saloon, where he is shot by an Indian, Pete. Pete's girlfriend, Tonita nurses Michael's wound and falls in love with him. Michael realizes this, proposes marriage to Tonita - a perfect revenge for his prejudice family. They marry and he takes her to New York, in full Indian dress hoping to embarrass the family. The press and society mock the Carters - to Michael's delight. Tonita's confused as to why Michael doesn't want to consummate their marriage. At a coming out party for Tonita, set up by Diana (Michael's sister), Tonita's a big hit. Michael becomes angry for his family has "won". Tonita realizes the true reason for their marriage, and finds comfort with Bob, Diana's lover. Diana catches Tonita and Bob together and kills Bob, but, Tonita takes the blame and is arrested, for this is the perfect revenge on Michael. Now, Michael realizes he loves Tonita....
Murder in the Clouds (1934) as Lackey
A hotshot pilot takes on enemy agents to fly a scientist and his new explosive to Washington.
Men of the Night (1934) as Benson
"Stake-Out" Kelly (Bruce Cabot), ace detective, meets Mary Higgins (Judith Allen) at a small Hollywood sandwich shop where he expects to get some information concerning Packey Davis (Charles Sabin), head of a ring of jewel thieves. His suspicions are confirmed when Mary warns him that Davis is outside - waiting for him. Kelly sets a trap and, in the ensuing battle, one of the gangsters is killed. Davis is interested in rubbing out Kelly as Kelly and Baker are the only two witnesses against Smitty (Arthur Rankin), a Davis henchman. Baker is in the hospital and the plan is bring Smitty there for identification. Kelly accidently slips the secret to Mary, who in turn innocently informs Packey. A trap is laid.
The Human Side (1934) as Furniture buyer
It Happened One Night (1934) as [Joe] Gordon
A newspaperman tracks a runaway heiress on a madcap cross-country tour.
White Lies (1934) as Defense attorney
The Girl from Missouri (1934) as Lieutenant
A gold-digging chorus girl tries to keep her virtue while searching for a rich husband.
No Marriage Ties (1933) as Moran
After drinking himself out of a job, a newspaperman turns himself into a tycoon.
Elmer the Great (1933) as Bull McWade
A country hick bats his way to baseball stardom.
Havana Widows (1933) as Timberg
Chorus girls travel to Cuba in search of rich husbands.
Roman Scandals (1933) as Charles Pratt
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) as Deputy
Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands.
The Mayor of Hell (1933) as Guard
A racketeer goes straight to run a reform school.
Footlight Parade (1933) as Cop
A producer fights labor problems, financiers and his greedy ex-wife to put on a show.
The Kennel Murder Case (1933) as Hennessey
Society sleuth Philo Vance investigates a murder tied to a Long Island dog show.
Female (1933) as Falihee
A female CEO who's used to buying love meets her match in an independent young executive.
College Coach (1933) as Hauser
A timid chemistry major becomes a college football star.
Mary Stevens, M.D. (1933) as Walter Rising
A woman doctor decides to have a baby without benefit of marriage.
The Song of Love (1929) as Traveling salesman
Acquitted (1929) as Nelson
Broadway Scandals (1929) as Jack, radio announcer

Cast (short)

A Gun in His Hand (1945)
In this short film, a man joins the police force with the intention of getting away with crimes.
The Trans-Atlantic Mystery (1932)
In this short film, a detective is sent to solve the murder among a group of jewel thieves attempting to smuggle diamonds into the U.S. Vitaphone Release 1439-1440.
Hot News Margie (1931)
In this short film, a reporter for a tabloid newspaper attempts to find out if a college football star is secretly married. Vitaphone Release 1290.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute