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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.
Kindled Courage (1923) as Director
4.
The Bolted Door (1923) as Director
5.
Fashionable Fakers (1923) as Director
6.
Out of the Silent North (1922) as Director
7.
Afraid To Fight (1922) as Director
8.
Tracked to Earth (1922) as Director
9.
Dr. Jim (1921) as Director
10.
Opened Shutters (1921) as Director
11.
The Unknown Wife (1921) as Director
12.
The Greater Profit (1921) as Director
13.
The Beautiful Gambler (1921) as Director
14.
Go Straight (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 Gray Horizon (1919) as Director
19.
A Heart in Pawn (1919) as Director
20.
Bonds of Honor (1919) as Director
21.
The Man Beneath (1919) as Director
22.
The Tong-Man (1919) as Director
23.
His Debt (1919) as Director
24.
The Illustrious Prince (1919) as Director
25.
All Wrong (1919) as Director
26.
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.
27.
The Ghost of the Rancho (1918) as Director
28.
The Beloved Traitor (1918) as Director
29.
Twenty-One (1918) as Director
30.
Range Rider (1918)
31.
His Birthright (1918) as Director
32.
The Clean-Up (1917) as Director
33.
The Man Who Took a Chance (1917) as Director
34.
The Car of Chance (1917) as Director
35.
The Devil's Pay Day (1917) as Director
36.
The Clock (1917) as Director
37.
Bringing Home Father (1917) as Director
38.
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.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) as
An exploration into the domestic and political life of this past president.
43.
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.
44.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Committeeman
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
45.
Hawaiian Nights (1939) as Man in hotel lobby
46.
The Forgotten Woman (1939) as Doctor
47.
Pride of the Blue Grass (1939) as First steward
A jockey trains a blind horse for the Grand National.
48.
Dark Victory (1939) as First specialist
A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.
49.
Rio (1939) as American banker
50.
Union Pacific (1939) as Oliver Ames
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
51.
6,000 Enemies (1939) as Frank Jordan
A prison riot traps an innocent couple.
52.
Espionage Agent (1939) as Instructor
American spies try to steal Nazi secrets from a moving train.
53.
First Offenders (1939) as Judge
54.
Squadron of Honor (1938) as Mayor
55.
Accidents Will Happen (1938) as Irate car owner
An insurance man tangles with a fraud ring.
56.
Hollywood Hotel (1938) as Passerby
A small-town boy wins a Hollywood talent contest.
57.
Boys Town (1938) as Governor
True story of Father Flanagan's fight to build a home for orphaned boys.
58.
I Am the Law (1938) as Committee man
A law professor signs on as special prosecutor to take on the mob.
59.
There Goes My Heart (1938) as Banker
An heiress takes a job as a department store clerk.
60.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as Warden
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
61.
The Amazing Doctor Clitterhouse (1938) as Guest
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
62.
Walking Down Broadway (1938) as Judge
63.
Sergeant Murphy (1938) as Judge at horse show
A lowly private becomes attached to a trained military horse.
64.
Gang Bullets (1938) as
65.
A Trip to Paris (1938) as Councilman
66.
Sweethearts (1938) as Man in theater
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
67.
The Chaser (1938) as Dr. Schuyler
Love trips up an ambulance-chasing lawyer.
68.
The Beloved Brat (1938) as Dr. Reynolds
A compassionate teacher tries to reach a spoiled tomboy.
69.
A Slight Case of Murder (1938) as Banker
A gangster finds the straight life ain't so simple.
70.
Can This Be Dixie? (1937) as George Washington Peachtree
71.
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.
72.
Alcatraz Island (1937) as
A prison inmate is framed for killing a con who once tried to kidnap his daughter.
73.
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.
74.
Ready, Willing and Able (1937) as Elderly couple
Two songwriters want to cast a British star in their new show.
75.
Missing Witness (1937) as
76.
The Devil's Playground (1937) as Vice Admiral
77.
The Toast of New York (1937) as Judge
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
78.
The Great Gambini (1937) as Elderly man
79.
Man of the People (1937) as Judge
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
80.
The Final Hour (1936) as Judge
81.
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.
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.
Alibi for Murder (1936) as John J. Foster
84.
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.
85.
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.
86.
A Night at the Ritz (1935) as Banker
A publicist doesn''t know that his famous chef client can''t cook.
87.
In Old Kentucky (1935) as
A drunken young veteran returns home to find the family horse-breeding business facing ruin.
88.
Cardinal Richelieu (1935) as King's Chamberlain
89.
90.
The President Vanishes (1935) as Senator
91.
Orchids to You (1935) as Judge at flower show
92.
Grand Exit (1935) as Doctor
An insurance investigator tries to track down an arsonist.
93.
Diamond Jim (1935) as Man at bar
94.
Love Me Forever (1935) as
95.
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.
96.
The Casino Murder Case (1935) as First bidder
Society sleuth Philo Vance takes on a series of murders at an aging dowager's mansion.
97.
The Keeper of the Bees (1935) as Colonel
98.
99.
Flirtation Walk (1934) as Civilian
A West Point cadet falls for his commanding officer's daughter.
100.
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.
101.
You Can't Buy Everything (1934) as Teller
A scorned woman dreams of revenge on the man who betrayed her.
102.
One Exciting Adventure (1934) as Doorman
103.
The World Moves On (1934) as Judge of duel
A Louisiana cotton family fights to survive war and the Depression.
104.
Duck Soup (1933) as First minister of finance
When he's named dictator of Freedonia, a con artist declares war on the neighboring kingdom.
105.
I Loved a Woman (1933) as Jefferson
A Chicago meat-packer tries to keep a rein on his social-climbing wife.
106.
Morning Glory (1933) as Banker
A stage struck girl travels to New York determined to make it on Broadway.
107.
No More Orchids (1932) as Cannon
A wealthy woman opposes her grandfather to marry a poor man.
108.
The Trial of Vivienne Ware (1932) as Assistant defense attorney
109.
Shipmates (1931) as Admiral [R. S.] Schuyler
A young sailor falls for the captain''s daughter.
110.
The Man Who Came Back (1931) as Capt. Gallon
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.
Called Back (1914) as Dr. Manuel Ceneri
121.
Damon and Pythias (1914) as Damon
122.
The Opened Shutters (1914) as Thinkright Johnson
123.
Samson (1914) as Ladal
124.
The Spy (1914) as Gen. George Washington

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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