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George Zucco

George Zucco

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Also Known As: Died: May 27, 1960
Born: January 11, 1886 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Manchester, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
David and Bathsheba (1951) as Egyptian ambassador
Though David has all the wealth, power, wives & children inherent for the King of Israel he does not have what he craves most: the true love of a woman who loves him as a man instead of as King. He is attracted to Bathsheba, the wife of one of his soldiers who is more devoted to army duty than to his wife. David & Bathsheba succumb to their feelings. Their affair, her resulting pregnancy, & David's resolve to have her husband killed so Bathsheba will be free to marry, bring the wrath of God upon the kingdom. David must rediscover his faith in God in order to save Bathsheba from death by stoning, his kingdom from drought & famine, & himself from his many sins.
2.
Flame of Stamboul (1951) as The Voice
A U.S. agent guards defense plans at a conference in Istanbul.
3.
The First Legion (1951) as Father Robert Stuart
4.
Let's Dance (1950) as Judge
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
5.
The Secret Garden (1949) as Dr. Fortescue
An orphaned girl changes the lives of those she encounters at a remote estate.
6.
Madame Bovary (1949) as Dubocage
A romantic country girl sacrifices her marriage when she thinks she's found true love.
7.
Harbor of Missing Men (1949) as H. G. Danzinger
8.
The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) as The judge
A married musical team splits up so the wife can become a serious actress.
9.
Who Killed Doc Robbin (1948) as Dr. Hugo Robbin
10.
Captain from Castile (1948) as Marquis de Carvajal
The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition.
11.
Secret Service Investigator (1948) as Otto Dagoff
12.
Joan of Arc (1948) as Constable of Clervaux
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
13.
The Pirate (1948) as The viceroy
An actor poses as a notorious pirate to court a romantic Caribbean girl.
14.
Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948) as Palanth
Tarzan and Jane try to keep a woman from being forced to marry a con artist.
15.
Desire Me (1947) as Father Donnard
A war widow falls in love with the man who informed her of her husband's death.
16.
Scared to Death (1947) as Dr. Joseph Van Ee
A beautiful murder victim recalls how she met her untimely end.
17.
Lured (1947) as Officer Barrett
A woman helps the police catch the serial killer who murdered her best friend.
18.
Moss Rose (1947) as Craxton
19.
Where There's Life (1947) as Paul Stertorius
The American heir to a European throne tries to elude assassins.
20.
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Mr. Mallam
21.
The Flying Serpent (1946) as Professor Andrew Forbes
The demented archaeologist Dr. Andrew Forbes (George Zucco) discovers a living, breathing serpent creature known to the Aztecs as Quetzalcoatl (the Killer Bird God) and accidentally kills his wife by giving her one of the beast's feathers, causing the creature to track her down and slaughter her. Now Dr. Forbes uses this twisted knowledge to extract revenge upon his enemies by placing one of the serpent's feathers on his intended victim and letting the beast loose to wreak havoc.
22.
House of Frankenstein (1945) as Lampini
After escaping from an asylum the mad Dr. Niemann (Boris Karloff) and his hunch back assistant (J. Carrol Naish) revive Count Dracula (John Carradine), the Wolf Man (Lon Chaney Jr.) and the Frankenstein monster (Glenn Strange) in order to extract revenge upon their many enemies.
23.
Confidential Agent (1945) as Inspector Geddes
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
24.
Sudan (1945) as Horadef
Young, lovely Naila becomes queen of the ancient Egyptian kingdom of Khemis when her father is killed in a slave revolt. Continuing her penchant for going incognito among the people, she seeks out rebel leader Herua. But through palace treachery, she herself is captured and enslaved. After various adventures, she finds herself rescued by (and attracted to) the very rebel she was seeking. Will gratitude or revenge win out? Gorgeous scenery and costumes.
25.
Having Wonderful Crime (1945) as King
Three amateur detectives try to find a missing magician.
26.
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945) as Bey of Aribajan
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
27.
Hold That Blonde (1945) as Pavel Sorasky
Ogden Spencer Trulow III (Eddie Bracken) is a wealthy kleptomaniac who turned to stealing when he was spurned by a girl. His psychoanalyst advises him to find another girl for a cure. He fastens his interest upon Sally Martin (Veronica Lake), who happens to be engaged upon helping some crooks steal a valuable necklace. Complications include two scantily attired individuals, one of them drunk, clinging to the cornice of a skyscraper and a large band of crooks in quest of the precious jewels.
28.
Midnight Manhunt (1945) as Jelke
29.
Fog Island (1945) as Leo Grainer [Grainger]
30.
Voodoo Man (1944) as Nicholas
Dr. Richard Marlowe uses a combination of voodoo rite and hypnotic suggestion to attempt to revivify his beautiful, but long-dead wife, by transferring the life essences of several hapless young girls he has kidnapped and imprisoned in the dungeon beneath his mansion.
31.
Shadows in the Night (1944) as Frank Swift
A criminal psychologist tries to help a beautiful heiress going mad in a haunted mansion.
32.
The Seventh Cross (1944) as Fahrenburg
Seven men escape from a concentration camp and fight their way to freedom.
33.
The Mummy's Ghost (1944) as High Priest
An Egyptian high priest (John Carradine) travels to America to reclaim the bodies of ancient Egyptian princess Ananka and her living guardian mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.). Learning that Ananka^-s spirit has been reincarnated into another body, he kidnaps a young woman of Egyptian descent with a mysterious resemblance to the princess. However, the high priest^-s greedy desires cause him to loose control of the mummy...
34.
Return of the Ape Man (1944) as Ape man
While on an Arctic expedition, two scientists find the frozen body of a prehistoric caveman. They bring him home to their laboratory, but decide that in order to fully utilize (and control) him, they must transplant a more developed brain into the caveman.
35.
Holy Matrimony (1943) as Crepitude
An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.
36.
The Mad Ghoul (1943) as Dr. Alfred Morris
Curious about the effects of an ancient Mayan nerve gas on humans, a scientist exposes his young assistant and turns him into a mindless ghoul that must have human heart substance to live.
37.
The Black Raven (1943) as [Amos] Bradford
38.
Dead Men Walk (1943) as Dr. Lloyd Clayton/Dr. Elwyn Clayton
A small-town doctor's twin returns from the grave seeking vengeance.
39.
Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) as [Richard] Stanley [also known as Heinrich Hinkle]
Sherlock Holmes tries to recover a stolen document during World War II.
40.
Never a Dull Moment (1943) as [Tony] Rocco
41.
My Favorite Blonde (1942) as Dr. Hugo Streger
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
42.
The Mummy's Tomb (1942) as Andoheb
A high priest travels to America with the living mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.) to kill all those who had desecrated the tomb of the Egyptian princess Ananka thirty years earlier.
43.
The Black Swan (1942) as Lord Denby
When he's named governor of Jamaica, a former pirate sets out to clean up the Caribbean.
44.
The Mad Monster (1942) as Dr. [Lorenzo] Cameron
A mad scientist's experiments turn an innocent man into a nocturnal killer.
45.
Halfway to Shanghai (1942) as Karl Zerta
Since the film credit frames and pressbooks were often finished before the film was completed there was quite often data shown there that didn't match what was often seen or heard in the film, especially when players were replaced during production, or character names were changed, for whatever reasons, during production. This film contains many character names on the cast and pressbook credits that were not the character names used in the film. The film itself concerns a train hurtling through the night toward Rangoon (which must be half-way to Shanghai from some point) and the efforts of two Nazi agents to acquire a map showing the location of Chinese Army munitions buried at the terminus of the Burma Road. Kent Taylor and Irene Hervey are lovers reunited after a two year period in which she thought he was dead and, other than Taylor getting knocked on the head when George Zucco murders the man carrying the munitions map, have little to do with the plots and counterplots taking place on the train. A somewhat mousey secretary, played by Fay Helm, brings the culprits to justice at the end.
46.
Dr. Renault's Secret (1942) as Dr. Renault
A young man visits his fiancTe in a remote French villa where her scientist father (George Zucco) resides. There he meets Noel (J. Carrol Naish), Dr. Renault's mysterious assistant, who has a strange attraction to Renault's daughter. Soon he learns Noel's true identity: he is an ape that was turned into a man by Renault's bizarre experiments!
47.
Dark Streets of Cairo (1941) as Abadi
48.
Topper Returns (1941) as Dr. Jeris
A beautiful ghost enlists a henpecked husband to track down her killer.
49.
A Woman's Face (1941) as Defense attorney
Plastic surgery gives a scarred female criminal a new outlook on life.
50.
Ellery Queen and the Murder Ring (1941) as Dr. Janney
51.
The Monster and the Girl (1941) as Dr. Parry
Scot Webster tries to save his sister Susan from the clutches of gangster W.S. Bruhl. When Scot comes to Bruhl's rented room, one of the gangster's aides falls into his hands, killed by a gunman. The murderer tosses his gun to Scot and disappears. Since all the evidence points at him, Scot is arrested, tried and sentenced to death. A mad scientist uses his brain to transplant it into a gorilla. After the operation Scot wakes up in the body of a gorilla, eager to get his revenge...
52.
International Lady (1941) as Webster
53.
Arise, My Love (1940) as Prison governor
A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter find adventure in Europe on the eve of World War II.
54.
The Mummy's Hand (1940) as Andoheb
Archaeologists are stalked by a resurrected mummy during an Egyptian dig.
55.
New Moon (1940) as Vicomte Ribaud
A revolutionary leader romances a French aristocrat in Louisiana.
56.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) as Procurator
A deformed bell ringer rescues a gypsy girl falsely accused of witchcraft and murder.
57.
The Cat and the Canary (1939) as Lawyer Crosby
Ten years have passed since the death of millionaire, Cyrus Norman. Cosby, Cyrus' attorney, has gathered Cyrus' 6 remaining relatives to his New Orleans' mansion for Cyrus' "reading of the will". To the others disappointment, Joyce is the sole heir, but, due to a streak of insanity running in the family, a second will has been made in case Joyce falls victim to it. This puts Joyce in danger. Suddenly, Miss Lu, Cyrus' maid, appears and warns them that the spirits have told her that one of them will die that night. Following this, Hendrick, a prison guard, warns them that, "The Cat", a homicidal maniac has escaped. This sets up Cyrus' relatives with a night filled with murders, mysteries and intrigue.
58.
Here I Am a Stranger (1939) as James K. Paulding
59.
The Magnificent Fraud (1939) as Dr. [Luis] Virgo
60.
Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1939) as Dr. Cardigan
The Asian detective discovers a murder on a ship bound for Hawaii.
61.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) as Professor Moriarty
The famed sleuth tries to stop Professor Moriarty from stealing the Crown Jewels.
62.
Captain Fury (1939) as Arnold Trist
An Irish convict escapes an Australian prison to organize a revolution.
63.
Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938) as Rolf Alferson
64.
Arsene Lupin Returns (1938) as Prefect of police
A reformed jewel thief helps detectives track down a criminal.
65.
Fast Company (1938) as Otto Brockler
Married book-dealers Joel and Gerda Sloane try to clear a friend in the murder of a rival book-seller.
66.
Three Comrades (1938) as Dr. Plauten
Three life-long friends share their love for a dying woman against the turbulent backdrop of Germany between the wars.
67.
Marie Antoinette (1938) as Governor of Concierge
Lavish biography of the French queen who "let them eat cake."
68.
Lord Jeff (1938) as Jim Hampstead [Charles Debtford]
When a good boy goes bad, his family sends him to a naval military school.
69.
Vacation from Love (1938) as Dr. Waxton
Newlyweds refuse help from their families as they struggle to make it on their own.
70.
Suez (1938) as Prime minister
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.
71.
Madame X (1937) as Dr. LaFarge
When she kills a blackmailer, a woman is defended by the son she abandoned years earlier.
72.
The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1937) as [Moody] The Colonel's butler
An ordinary man discovers he can make anything happen just by saying it.
73.
London by Night (1937) as Inspector Jefferson
A blackmailer holds the key to several murders.
74.
The Bride Wore Red (1937) as Count Armalia
A chorus girl crashes an exclusive Swiss resort to snare a rich husband.
75.
Saratoga (1937) as Dr. Harmsworth
A horse breeder's daughter falls for a bookie.
76.
Souls at Sea (1937) as [Barton] Woodley
77.
The Firefly (1937) as Secret Service chief
A Spanish spy masquerades as a singer to sabotage Napoleon's forces.
78.
Parnell (1937) as Sir Charles Russell
True story of the Irish politician whose fight for freedom was compromised by his affair with a married woman.
79.
Rosalie (1937) as General Maroff
A West Point cadet falls for a European princess.
80.
Sinner Take All (1936) as [Crowley] Bascomb
Members of a wealthy family are murdered one-by-one.
81.
After the Thin Man (1936) as Dr. Kammer
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora's cousin of a murder charge.
82.
Something Always Happens (1934)
When a gasoline company president rejects his marketing proposal, an unemployed man joins the competition.
83.
The Lady Is Willing (1934) as Man from reclamation agent
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Dreyfus (1931)

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