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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Beauty and the Bad Man (1925) as Director
2.
The Girl on the Stairs (1924) as Director
3.
Fashionable Fakers (1923) as Director
4.
The Bolted Door (1923) as Director
5.
Kindled Courage (1923) as Director
6.
Tracked to Earth (1922) as Director
7.
Afraid To Fight (1922) as Director
8.
Out of the Silent North (1922) as Director
9.
The Greater Profit (1921) as Director
10.
The Beautiful Gambler (1921) as Director
11.
Go Straight (1921) as Director
12.
Opened Shutters (1921) as Director
13.
The Unknown Wife (1921) as Director
14.
Dr. Jim (1921) as Director
15.
The Beggar Prince (1920) as Director
16.
The Silent Barrier (1920) as Director
17.
The Courageous Coward (1919) as Director
18.
The Illustrious Prince (1919) as Director
19.
His Debt (1919) as Director
20.
The Tong-Man (1919) as Director
21.
The Dragon Painter (1919) as Director
In this silent film, an artist obsesses over a beautiful woman he believes has been turned into a dragon.
22.
All Wrong (1919) as Director
23.
The Man Beneath (1919) as Director
24.
A Heart in Pawn (1919) as Director
25.
Bonds of Honor (1919) as Director
26.
The Gray Horizon (1919) as Director
27.
Twenty-One (1918) as Director
28.
His Birthright (1918) as Director
29.
The Beloved Traitor (1918) as Director
30.
The Ghost of the Rancho (1918) as Director
31.
Range Rider (1918)
32.
The Devil's Pay Day (1917) as Director
33.
The Car of Chance (1917) as Director
34.
The Man Who Took a Chance (1917) as Director
35.
The Clean-Up (1917) as Director
36.
Bringing Home Father (1917) as Director
37.
The Clock (1917) as Director
39.
A Stranger from Somewhere (1916) as Director
40.
Love Never Dies (1916) as Director

Cast (feature film)

41.
Blossoms in the Dust (1941) as Councilman
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
42.
Law and Order (1940) as Judge Williams
Bill Ralston arrives in town planning to settle down but quickly gets caught up in the fight between the townspeople and Poe Daggett and his gang. He takes the job of town Marshal and soon brings law and order. When Daggetts men ambush him he kills Poe's brother. Poe then kills Bill's friend Brant and this leads to the showdown.
43.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) as
An exploration into the domestic and political life of this past president.
44.
First Offenders (1939) as Judge
45.
Dark Victory (1939) as First specialist
A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.
46.
Hawaiian Nights (1939) as Man in hotel lobby
47.
Pride of the Blue Grass (1939) as First steward
A jockey trains a blind horse for the Grand National.
48.
Espionage Agent (1939) as Instructor
American spies try to steal Nazi secrets from a moving train.
49.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Committeeman
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
50.
Rio (1939) as American banker
51.
Union Pacific (1939) as Oliver Ames
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
52.
The Forgotten Woman (1939) as Doctor
53.
6,000 Enemies (1939) as Frank Jordan
A prison riot traps an innocent couple.
54.
Hollywood Hotel (1938) as Passerby
A small-town boy wins a Hollywood talent contest.
55.
Boys Town (1938) as Governor
True story of Father Flanagan's fight to build a home for orphaned boys.
56.
I Am the Law (1938) as Committee man
A law professor signs on as special prosecutor to take on the mob.
57.
There Goes My Heart (1938) as Banker
An heiress takes a job as a department store clerk.
58.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as Warden
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
59.
The Amazing Doctor Clitterhouse (1938) as Guest
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
60.
Walking Down Broadway (1938) as Judge
61.
Sergeant Murphy (1938) as Judge at horse show
A lowly private becomes attached to a trained military horse.
62.
Gang Bullets (1938) as
63.
A Trip to Paris (1938) as Councilman
64.
Sweethearts (1938) as Man in theater
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
65.
The Chaser (1938) as Dr. Schuyler
Love trips up an ambulance-chasing lawyer.
66.
The Beloved Brat (1938) as Dr. Reynolds
A compassionate teacher tries to reach a spoiled tomboy.
67.
A Slight Case of Murder (1938) as Banker
A gangster finds the straight life ain't so simple.
68.
Squadron of Honor (1938) as Mayor
69.
Accidents Will Happen (1938) as Irate car owner
An insurance man tangles with a fraud ring.
70.
Ready, Willing and Able (1937) as Elderly couple
Two songwriters want to cast a British star in their new show.
71.
The Great Gambini (1937) as Elderly man
72.
Man of the People (1937) as Judge
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
73.
The Toast of New York (1937) as Judge
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
74.
Woman-Wise (1937) as Guest in cafe
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.
75.
Can This Be Dixie? (1937) as George Washington Peachtree
76.
Missing Witness (1937) as
77.
Battle of Greed (1937) as Judge Avery
When silver is found in Virginia City, Lawyer John Storm leads a group from Indiana west. He soon has to defend them all in court against a company that is after their claims. Fighting a crooked Judge, he gets a mis-trial by telling how much each of the jurors was bribed. Then he gets the Governor to appoint a new Judge. But just as the retrial opens, the Judge learns his daughter has been kidnaped.
78.
Alcatraz Island (1937) as
A prison inmate is framed for killing a con who once tried to kidnap his daughter.
79.
The Devil's Playground (1937) as Vice Admiral
80.
Alibi for Murder (1936) as John J. Foster
81.
The Accusing Finger (1936) as Senator
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.
82.
Magnificent Obsession (1936) as Man on boat
A playboy tries to redeem himself after his careless behavior causes a great man's death.
83.
The Crime of Dr. Forbes (1936) as Faculty doctor
Injured scientist Eric Godfrey asks his protege to give him a fatal dose of opiates to end his misery. When he dies the doctor is accused of murder.
84.
The Final Hour (1936) as Judge
85.
Dangerous Intrigue (1936) as Executive
Anthony Halliday (Ralph Bellamy), brillant young surgeon, is forced to resign as chief of staff at a New York hospital when he is compelled to delay an appendectomy on the daughter of John Mitchell(Stanley Andrews), wealthy supporter of the hospital, because of an emergency operation he has to perform. The appendectomy is successful, but later complications cause the girl's death. Carol Andrews (Joan Perry), his fiancee, regards him as a failure and leaves him. Halliday, suffering from amnesia brought on by the shocks, drifts to Scranton, Pa.,where he gets work in the steel mill. He only remembers who he is when he finds himself bandaging some injured workers. The mill doctor, Miller (Edward LeSaint), asks him to become his assistant. Halliday remains at the mill under the name of John Davis. Because of many accidents at the mill, the smelter boss, Joe Kosovic (Fredrik Vogeding) is demoted. He becomes friendly with Halliday and invites him home for dinner, where he becomes attracted to Gerta (Gloria Shea), Joe school-teacher daughter. Accidents increase at the mill, and the mill's safety and personnel man, Brant (Fred Kohler), is ordered to investigate. Brant is actually in the pay of a rival firm trying to shut the mill. In school, Gerta hears Danny Brant (Georgie Billings) talking about a game called "Steel-Mill" that has a point of dropping bricks on people's heads. He sullenly refuses to tell Gerta that his father's conversations with his conspirators inspired it. Gerta inform Halliday about it, and he begins to investigate Brant's activities.
86.
Diamond Jim (1935) as Man at bar
87.
Love Me Forever (1935) as
88.
If You Could Only Cook (1935) as Mr. Fletcher
An unhappy executive gets a job as a butler on a lark, only to fall for the family cook.
89.
A Night at the Ritz (1935) as Banker
A publicist doesn't know that his famous chef client can't cook.
90.
The Keeper of the Bees (1935) as Colonel
91.
92.
The Casino Murder Case (1935) as First bidder
Society sleuth Philo Vance takes on a series of murders at an aging dowager's mansion.
93.
In Old Kentucky (1935) as
A drunken young veteran returns home to find the family horse-breeding business facing ruin.
94.
Cardinal Richelieu (1935) as King's Chamberlain
95.
96.
The President Vanishes (1935) as Senator
97.
Orchids to You (1935) as Judge at flower show
98.
Grand Exit (1935) as Doctor
An insurance investigator tries to track down an arsonist.
99.
The Man Who Reclaimed His Head (1934) as Attendant
A brilliant but impoverished writer, who is a pacifist, goes to work for a publisher and writes anti-war editorials. When he discovers that the publisher has betrayed him and is in league with munitions manufacturers to make money off of war, he goes insane.
100.
One Exciting Adventure (1934) as Doorman
101.
You Can't Buy Everything (1934) as Teller
A scorned woman dreams of revenge on the man who betrayed her.
102.
Flirtation Walk (1934) as Civilian
A West Point cadet falls for his commanding officer's daughter.
103.
The World Moves On (1934) as Judge of duel
A Louisiana cotton family fights to survive war and the Depression.
104.
Morning Glory (1933) as Banker
A stage struck girl travels to New York determined to make it on Broadway.
105.
Duck Soup (1933) as First minister of finance
When he's named dictator of Freedonia, a con artist declares war on the neighboring kingdom.
106.
I Loved a Woman (1933) as Jefferson
A Chicago meat-packer tries to keep a rein on his social-climbing wife.
107.
The Trial of Vivienne Ware (1932) as Assistant defense attorney
108.
No More Orchids (1932) as Cannon
A wealthy woman opposes her grandfather to marry a poor man.
109.
The Man Who Came Back (1931) as Capt. Gallon
110.
Shipmates (1931) as Admiral [R. S.] Schuyler
A young sailor falls for the captain's daughter.
111.
Good Morning, Judge (1928) as Mr. Grey, Sr.
112.
Half a Bride (1928) as Mr. Winslow
114.
115.
Kid Boots (1926) as Polly's father
116.
Red Lights (1923) as Luke Carson
A mysterious figure attempts to keep a daughter from reuniting with her father.
117.
The Green Goddess (1923) as The High Priest
118.
High Heels (1921) as Joshua Barton
119.
120.
The Opened Shutters (1914) as Thinkright Johnson
121.
Called Back (1914) as Dr. Manuel Ceneri
122.
The Spy (1914) as Gen. George Washington
123.
Samson (1914) as Ladal
124.
Damon and Pythias (1914) as Damon

Cast (short)

125.
Jack Pot (1940)
This short film focuses on illegal gambling and bookmaking.
126.
Penny Wisdom (1937)
A newspaper columnist saves an important family dinner in this comedic short.
127.
GIVE ME LIBERTY (1936)
This film presents a dramatization of Patrick Henry's speech before the Virginia legislature in which he argues for colonial independence.

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