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Cast (feature film)

The Joker Is Wild (1957) as Butler
Singer Joe E. Lewis fights to rebuild his life after gangsters slash his vocal cords.
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) as Clergyman
A novelist frames himself for murder to prove the fallibility of circumstantial evidence.
Three Bad Sisters (1956) as Wilson
A millionaire's daughter plots to kill her sisters and inherit all of her father's money.
A Star Is Born (1954) as Butler
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
Knock on Wood (1954) as English doorman
Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has failed with another love affair. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and jealous. His fiancTe Audrey leaves him and Jerry smashes his two dolls, Clarence and Terrence. Morgan's dollmaker Papinek is member of a spy ring who has stolen the secret plans to the top secret Lafayette airplane. Since Morgan is leaving for Zurich the same night, he decides to use Morgan's dolls as a mailbox and hides the secret plan in the heads of the dolls. Another secret spy ring also wants to get their hands on Jerry's luggage and they *also* follow him. Eventually, Jerry is chased by both these organizations as well as the police, who suspects him of murder.
Woman's World (1954) as Butler
The chairman of a large automobile maker is left to find a new second in command and narrows it to three equally qualified candidates. To make his decision, he decides to examine each of the men's wives and learn something about the candidate through their relationships.
Young Bess (1953) as Councilman
The future Elizabeth I fights court intrigue in the turbulent years before her ascension to the throne.
How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) as Butler
Three models pool their resources to rent a posh penthouse in hopes of snaring rich husbands.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) as Butler
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
Million Dollar Mermaid (1952) as
True story of Annette Kellerman, the world's first great swimming star.
Rhubarb (1951) as Golfer
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancTe Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
Royal Wedding (1951) as
A brother-and-sister musical team find romance when they tour to London for Elizabeth II's wedding.
Valentino (1951) as Butler
The famed silent screen star is torn between love and his career.
A Place in the Sun (1951) as Butler
An ambitious young man wins an heiress's heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.
The Great Caruso (1951) as
The legendary opera singer fights to win his place in society.
Lorna Doone (1951) as Doctor
Barbara Hale, Richard Greene, Carl Benton Reid, William Bishop, Ron Randell, Sean McClory, Onslow Stevens, John Dehner, Queenie Leonard. English farmer Richard Greene leads a village uprising against their corrupt landlords in this second screen adaptation (The first version was filmed in 1935) of the popular Richard D. Blackmore novel.
Jolson Sings Again (1950) as Henry
After a premature retirement, the legendary singer revives his career to entertain the troops during World War II.
Batman and Robin (1949)
Antisocial Prof. Hammil's Remote Control device, which enables the user to take over any motor vehicle within 50 miles (!), is stolen by The Wizard, black-hooded mastermind, and his gang. Batman and Robin (who drive about in a standard convertible) must prevent the Wizard from obtaining diamonds, needed as fuel for the device, and rescue magazine photographer Vicki Vale from periodic perils. Where is the Wizard's base, reached only by remote controlled submarine? Which of several suspicious characters hides beneath the Wizard's hood?
Challenge to Lassie (1949) as Magistrate
A faithful dog changes the lives of all who know her after her master dies.
The Red Danube (1949) as Colonel
A Russian ballerina in Vienna tries to flee KGB agents and defect.
Blondie Hits the Jackpot (1949) as Chauffeur
The Fan (1949) as Coachman
A happy marriage is placed at risk when the husband starts spending his afternoons with a social climbing adventuress.
Appointment with Murder (1948) as Butler
The Return of October (1948) as Butler
An heiress discovers her racehorse is the reincarnation of her rich uncle, back to win the Kentucky Derby.
A Woman's Vengeance (1948) as Waiter
Country squire Henry Maurier is patient with his wife Emily, a neurotic invalid, but her brother surprises Henry with his young mistress Doris. The same night, Emily dies of her chronic heart disease, and Henry promptly marries Doris, to the chagrin of neighbor Janet Spence, who loves him. When a post-mortem shows that Emily's death was precipitated by arsenic, Henry is placed on trial for his life. But is he guilty?
Docks of New Orleans (1948) as Butler
The LaFontanne Chemical Company is shipping out a load of we're not sure what, disguised as something entirely different. Mr. Pereaux and Mr. Grock don't want that shipment to ever arrive anywhere, and they and a man named Aquirre mean to stop it at any cost. The ship's owner, Mr. Fontanne, smells a large rat and calls Chan in on the case, since the famous detective is in New Orleans because, well, because he felt like being in New Orleans, I guess. Chan gets what facts there are from LaFontanne, who is promply set upon by a gang who attempt to kidnap him, but fail. Mr. LaFontanne's partners come up with some insurance; just by chance they tell him, a partnership agreement (why they would have been running a company all this time without one is another large mystery which will not be solved) that bestows upon the living partners the portion owned by a deceased partner. Then the guy who invented the formula for the poison gas that the company is making but who was, in his opinion, swindled out of his rights to make a profit from it, shows up and threatens LaFontanne with a gun. Well, he turns out to be a harmless crank. Or is he? Everyone seems suspect, clues are boundless but don't seem to fit into any particular pattern or too many patterns, take your pick. But Chan must solve the mystery before Monogram is depleted of out-of-date film stock. Can he?
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1947) as Bartender
Bob, Son of Battle (1947) as Villager
Ivy (1947) as Steward
In 1909, British belle Ivy Lexton meets older, rich Miles Rushworth; undeterred by the prior claims of her husband Jervis and lover Roger, she goes after Miles and has no trouble fascinating him, but oddly enough he has compunctions about making love to other men's wives. The means Ivy reluctantly adopts to resolve the problem of too many men promise disaster for all concerned.
Forever Amber (1947) as Servant
Amber St Clair means to get on in life and despite a poor background knows she has the assets to do it. Husbands, lovers, prison and a liaison with King Charles II form a tapestry of apparently calculating ups and downs, although in fact the one love of her life, Bruce Carlton, is never far from Amber's thoughts.
Her Husband's Affairs (1947) as Governor's butler
An ad man fights off his wife's attempts to help him market an embalming fluid that doubles as a hair remover.
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Associate of court
Three Strangers (1946) as Bailiff
Three people who share a sweepstakes ticket travel a tangled road to collect their winnings.
Claudia and David (1946) as Butler
Follow-up to hit film Claudia (1943) finds title characters (Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young) dealing with the ups and downs of marriage and parenthood in their rural Connecticut town. Illness, accidents, and jealousy plague the young couple as they learn to weather life.
The Verdict (1946) as Reporter
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
Blondie's Lucky Day (1946) as Secretary
Dagwood takes over the office in Dithers's absence and hires former WAC Mary Jane. Dagwood and the WAC become unemployed, the Bumsteads start their own business, and Dagwood gets his old job back.
Kitty (1946) as Cockney man/Waiter
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
Devotion (1946) as Charles
The Bronte sisters and their brother fight personal demons to realize their artistic ambitions.
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946) as Butler
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
Night and Day (1946) as English officer
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
Vacation in Reno (1946) as Waiter
Newlyweds try to survive their first fight.
National Velvet (1945) as English bookie
A British farm girl fights to train a difficult horse for the Grand National Steeplechase.
Molly and Me (1945) as George
Molly, an actress desperate for work, decides to get it by "playing the part" of an experienced housekeeper. It turns out that the butler at her new household is doing the same thing. Their employer, Mr. Graham, is a retired politician who, divorced from his wife and estranged from his son, lives alone with a staff of servants. Graham's life needs shaking up and, with her enthusiasm and acting talent, Molly is just the one to help him do it when the opportunity arises.
Scotland Yard Investigator (1945) as Inspector
Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe (1945) as Sir How Dare You
Joe Davis Sr., headliner at a big nightclub, is visited by medical student son Joe Jr., who to Dad's chagrin wants to be a crooner, and soon comes between Dad and his girlfriend Claire. So glamorous dancer Bonnie is enlisted to distract Junior. Which does Bonnie want more, the fur coat or true love? Plot is a framework for numerous Ziegfeld style stage productions.
Hangover Square (1945) as Waiter
A composer who can't control his creative temperament turns to murder.
The Fatal Witness (1945) as Clerk
The Brighton Strangler (1945) as Attendant
An actor playing a notorious killer begins to live the part.
The Scarlet Claw (1944) as Night clerk
Sherlock Holmes investigates a haunting in a Canadian village vital to the war effort.
Ministry of Fear (1944) as Scotland yard man
When hidden microfilm comes into his possession, an innocent man is drawn into espionage.
None But the Lonely Heart (1944) as Prison guard
A young ne'er-do-well tries to get his life on track to help his ailing mother.
Secrets of Scotland Yard (1944) as Gen. Eric Holt
Gaslight (1944) as Valet
A newlywed fears she's going mad when strange things start happening at the family mansion.
The Pearl of Death (1944) as Chauffeur
Sherlock Holmes investigates the link between a stolen pearl and a series of murders.
The Fallen Sparrow (1943) as Butler
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
Holy Matrimony (1943) as Captain of waiters
An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.
Immortal Sergeant (1943) as Headwaiter
During WWII, a corporal in the desert reminisces about the love he left behind and faces uncertainty about his strength as a leader.
Castle in the Desert (1942) as Wilson
Paul Manderley, eccentric historian, and his wife, descendant of the Borgias, live in an isolated castle-like mansion in the Mojave Desert. When a guest suddenly collapses, Charlie Chan is invited to stay. As the standard mystery-mansion props come into play, and all means of outside communication are sabotaged, it becomes evident that one of the inhabitants has access to poisons and is prepared to use them...
Rings on Her Fingers (1942) as Butler
Susan Miller (Gene Tierney) works behind the girdle counter in a department store and dreams about the beautiful clothes and glamour she can never hope to have. Enter May Worthington (Spring Byington) and Warren (Laird Cregar), a pair of con artists who pose as the mother and uncle of a pretty girl in order to separate millionaires from their money. They convince Susan she has an opportunity to fulfill all her dreams, and the trio heads for Palm Beach. Susan meets John Wheeler (Henry Fonda) who says he is shopping for a sailboat. Believing that he is a millionaire, Warren and May sell him a boat that doesn't belong to them, and make off with his $15,000 life savings. Looking for greener pastures, they work themselves into the family of wealthy Tod Wheeler (John Shepperd), who falls for Sue, posing as "Linda Worthington". But John shows up as a guest of Fenwick and he tells "Linda", not knowing she was part of the scam, that he has a detective after the fake captain (Warren) that sold him the boat. John admits that he is not a millionaire but only a $50-a-week clerk. He asks her to marry him and, over the protests of May, she accepts. Tod, who has been away, wires Linda a marriage proposal which is intercepted by Warren, who accepts on her behalf via a return wire. He intends to blackmail her into marrying Tod and then blackmail the Fenwicks into dissolving the marriage. To get John's money back to him, which she has but can't tell him, Linda enlists the aid of Colonel Prentiss (Henry Stephenson) who runs a gambling house, and the machines are fixed so that John wins his money back. Linda and John go to the terminal to leave, but Tod shows up and she tries to keep him away from John, who knows her as Sue.
They Raid by Night (1942) as Gen. Lloyd
The British Commandos send Bob Owen (Lyle Talbot) to Norway to prepare for a raid. His mission also includes freeing General Heden (Paul Baratoff) who is being held by the Nazis. His aides include Eric Falken (George Nesie) and Harry (Charles Rogers). Inga (June Duprez), a Norwegian girl to whom Falken was once engaged but who has become the sweetheart of Oberst Von Ritter (Victor Varconi), betrays their hiding place. The three overpower the Gestapo men sent after them, take their uniforms and enter the prison camp and free Heden. The four men then start for the coast to meet the Commando expedition. Inga, who the men still trust, again informs von Ritter and Falken is captured but Bob and Harry escape with the aid of Dalberg, who they thought was a Quisling stooge.
Juke Box Jenny (1942) as Butler
Counter-Espionage (1942) as Thomas
A reformed criminal hunts Nazi spies in London during the Blitz.
Tales of Manhattan (1942) as Halloway butler
An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat discover, misfortune can often lead to truth.
Eagle Squadron (1942) as Fire warden
Random Harvest (1942) as Member of House of Commons
A woman's happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
Journey for Margaret (1942) as Man in cellar
An American correspondent tries to adopt two children orphaned during the London blitz.
Seven Days' Leave (1942) as Bill's bulter
A serviceman has one week to wed an heiress and inherit $100,000.
The Great Impersonation (1942) as Clerk
An unconscious man is found in a boat which drifts to the landing of an isolated African outpost where Baron von Ragenstein (Ralph Bellamy), an enemy agent, recognizes the man as his exact double, Sir Edward Dominey (Ralph Bellamy), with whom von Ragenstein went to school. He plots to kill Dominey and pose as the dead man.He learns about Dominey's broken marriage to Muriel (Evelyn Ankers) and his relation to Sir Ronald (Aubrey Mather), head of home defense. Back at the Dominey estate,Muriel is delighted with the change in Dominey, and Sir Ronald gives the spy a confidential position.The situation is complicated by Bardinet(Edward Norris), Muriel's admirer who, like von Regenstein, is under orders from Seaman (Henry Danielle), chief of the enemy agents. Another difficulty is Baroness Stephanie (Kaaren Verne), a spy who loves von Regenstein. The jealous Bardinet tells Muriel that Dominey is an imposter and she tells Sir Ronald. At Police headquarters Dominey reveals that, in Africa, it was actually von Regenstein that was killed and that he, Dominey posing as von Regenstein, has been playing the dual role in order to uncover the enemy leaders.
The Wolf Man (1941) as Chauffeur
A British nobleman undergoes a startling transformation when he's bitten by a gypsy werewolf.
We Go Fast (1941) as Servant
Rose Couglin (Lynn Bari) is a wise-cracking waitress at a coffe-pt diner with policemen Bob Brandon (Alan Curtis) and Herman Huff (Don DeFore billed as Don DeForest) vying for her attention. Their argument ends when the place is held up, but Brandon tricks the crook and captures him, but lets Herman take the credit. Herman now must sponsor Bob's application to the motrocycle force and is enev more dismayed when society deb Diana Hempstead (Sheila Ryan)takes a liking to Bob. Rose also finds herself involved with a swindle upon a refrigerator manufacturer by a bogus foreign potentate, Nabob (Gerald Mohr.)
Night of January 16th (1941) as Hawkins
The story revoles around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner (Nils Asther), who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane (Ellen Drew), his secretary who also has a personal interest; and Steve Van Ruyle (Robert Preston), a sailor who has inherited a position on Faulkner's board of directors. Faulkner is (presumably) murdered, and Kit is falsely accused of the murder. Steve assumes the job of clearing her name.
Moon Over Miami (1941) as Butler
Two sisters from Texas travel to Florida looking for rich husbands.
The Invisible Man Returns (1940) as
Framed for the murder of his brother, Geoffrey Radcliffe is scheduled to hang. After a visit from his friend Dr. Frank Griffin, he vanishes mysteriously from prison. Police inspector Sampson realizes that Griffin is the brother of the original Invisible Man and has given Geoffrey the formula to aid his escape. Can Geoffrey elude the police dragnet and track down the real murderer? More importantly, can Griffin discover an antidote before the invisibility formula drives Geoffrey insane?
Johnny Apollo (1940) as Butler
A Wall Street broker is jailed for embezzling. His college graduate son then turns to crime to raise money for his father's release.
Waterloo Bridge (1940) as Headwaiter
A ballerina turns to prostitution when her fiance is reported killed in World War I.
The Blue Bird (1940) as Door man
Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, a woodchopper's children, are led by the Fairy Berylune on a magical trip through the past, present, and future to locate the Blue Bird of Happiness.
I Love You Again (1940) as Headwaiter
A solid married man discovers he's forgotten a past existence as a con artist.
The Sun Never Sets (1939) as British cabinet member
When Clive Randolph finally returns "home" from Gold Coast colony, younger brother John balks at following the family Colonial Service tradition. But back in Gold Coast, one Zurof, nominally studying ants, pursues a hidden political agenda that causes worldwide unrest; the Colonial Office persuades both brothers to go back and deal with it. Young John makes a mess of things, then must save the day on his own.
Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939) as Deck steward
A Japanese spy tries to stop secret agents from blowing up the Suez Canal to trigger world war.
Torchy Blane in Chinatown (1939) as Butler
A daring lady reporter sets out to catch a blackmailer.
Television Spy (1939) as Edgar
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) as Butler
The famed sleuth tries to stop Professor Moriarty from stealing the Crown Jewels.
Society Lawyer (1939) as Valet
A lawyer plays with fire when he gets mixed up with underworld types.
Outside These Walls (1939) as Butler
Wuthering Heights (1939) as Linton servant
A married noblewoman fights her lifelong attraction to a charismatic gypsy.
I'm from Missouri (1939) as Second gentleman
The Underpup (1939) as Butler
Ex-Champ (1939) as Butler
Squadron of Honor (1938) as Butler
Hold That Kiss (1938) as Butler
Romance blossoms when a man and woman each think the other is rich.
Always Goodbye (1938) as Butler
A Christmas Carol (1938) as Merchant
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens'' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
Penitentiary (1938) as Butler
Gold Is Where You Find It (1938) as Butler
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
Kidnapped (1938) as Torrence
A young man's evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
Lord Jeff (1938) as Bosun's mate
When a good boy goes bad, his family sends him to a naval military school.
Newsboys' Home (1938) as Butler
The Storm (1938) as English pilot
Big City (1937) as Butler
An honest cab driver fights against corruption.
Under Cover of Night (1937) as Putney
A police detective and his wife try to solve a string of murders.
Nancy Steele Is Missing! (1937) as Butler
After being in jail for seventeen years a crook is met by the girl he kidnapped as a baby. She now thinks he's her father. When he returns her to her real father there's a job and a reward, but an old prisonmate gets in the way.
Breezing Home (1937) as Waiter
One Mile from Heaven (1937) as Butler
Conquest (1937) as Cambrone
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
Lost Horizon (1937) as Englishman
Four fugitives from a Chinese revolution discover a lost world of peace and harmony.
Wife, Doctor and Nurse (1937) as Butler
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936) as Butler
A group of insurance salesmen try to get into show business.
Follow the Fleet (1936) as
Two sailors on leave romance a dance-hall hostess and her prim sister.
To Mary--With Love (1936) as Footman
Ten years of married life beginning in 1925. Mary stands by Jack after the Depression of 1929 but considers divorce when he again becomes successful by 1935. Bill, who loves Mary, works at keeping them together.
After the Thin Man (1936) as Butler
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora's cousin of a murder charge.
Give Me Your Heart (1936) as Johnson, butler
A socialite has to give up the baby she bore to a married man.
Meet Nero Wolfe (1936) as Butler
Beware of Ladies (1936) as Henry
The Great Ziegfeld (1936) as Desk clerk
Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.
Dracula's Daughter (1936) as Butler
A Hungarian countess seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence.
Lloyd's of London (1936) as Waiter
A young man's love for a married woman leads him to help found an insurance company.
The White Angel (1936) as Servant
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
Everybody's Old Man (1936) as Butler
Rendezvous (1935) as Kesterman
A decoding expert tangles with enemy spies.
Mister Dynamite (1935) as Quincy
The Perfect Gentleman (1935) as Beezely
A retired military man helps an actress make a comeback.
Living on Velvet (1935) as Lawson
A guilt-ridden pilot finds a new outlook on life when he falls for a society girl.
Forbidden Heaven (1935) as A politician [Warren Radford]
King Solomon of Broadway (1935) as Butler
Three Kids and a Queen (1935) as Butler
Les Misérables (1935) as 2d gendarme investigator
Jean Valjean, a Frenchman of good character and great strength, is convicted of stealing a loaf of bread, an act that sets in motion a lifetime of misery for Valjean, as he is pursued by the uncompromising and brutal lawman Javert.
Cardinal Richelieu (1935) as Arresting officer
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) as Captain of board
Classic adventure about the sadistic Captain Bligh, who drove his men to revolt during a South Seas expedition.
The Mystery of Mr. X (1934) as Butler
A sophisticated jewel thief tries to prove himself innocent of a string of cop murders.
A Modern Hero (1934) as Butler
A circus rider makes a hit in the automotive industry but can't find happiness.
Mandalay (1934) as English agent
A woman with a past tries to get rid of a former lover.
Fashions of 1934 (1934) as Butler
A con artist and his beautiful assistant take on the fashion world.
Dr. Monica (1934) as Butler
A female doctor learns that her husband loves another woman.
Mills of the Gods (1934) as Thomas
Midnight Alibi (1934) as Watts
An elderly recluse shelters a gambler on the run from bogus murder charges.
You Can't Buy Everything (1934) as
A scorned woman dreams of revenge on the man who betrayed her.
The Big Bluff (1933) as
Society Girl (1932) as Parker
The Silent Witness (1932) as Clerk of court

Cast (short)

The Man on the Rock (1938)
This short film examines whether Napoleon Bonaparte actually died on the island of St. Helena.
What Do You Think? Tupapaoo (1938)
In this short film, an American trader disrupts life on a Polynesian island.
Servant of the People: The Story of the Constitution of the United States (1937)
This historical short film looks at the Founding Fathers of the United States and the creation of the Constitution of the U.S.
Romance of Louisiana (1937)
This short film tells the story of the Louisiana Purchase.

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