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J. Edward Bromberg

J. Edward Bromberg



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Also Known As: Died: December 6, 1951
Born: December 25, 1903 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Hungary Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Guilty Bystander (1950) as Otto Varkas
I Shot Jesse James (1949) as Harry Kane
After shooting his best friend, an outlaw tries to cope with guilt.
A Song Is Born (1948) as Dr. Elfini
A group of music professors takes in a singer on the run from her gangster boyfriend.
Arch of Triumph (1948) as Hotel manager at the Verdun
In winter of 1938, Paris is crowded with refugees from the Nazis, who live in the black shadows of night, trying to evade deportation. One such is Dr. Ravic, who practices medicine illegally and stalks his old Nazi enemy Haake with murder in mind. One rainy night, Ravic meets Joan Madou, a kept woman cast adrift by her lover's sudden death. Against Ravic's better judgement, they become involved in a doomed affair; matters come to a crisis on the day war is declared.
Queen of the Amazons (1947) as Gabby
Cloak and Dagger (1946) as Trenk
Near the end of World War II, the Allies must find out how much the Axis knows about building atomic bombs. The OSS recruits a physicist, Alvah Jesper, to reach his former colleague, Katerin Lodor, now in Switzerland, and bring her out for debriefing. He reaches her, but a German agent is quickly onto him, and Lodor dies. Jesper must now get into Italy, go underground with the help of Gina, a resistance leader, and convince Polda, a physicist there, to leave with him. Polda won't go until his daughter is rescued from German detention. As Jesper's pal Pinky works on rescuing Polda's daughter and as time for escape runs down, Jesper and Gina fall in love.
The Walls Came Tumbling Down (1946) as Ernst Helms
Tangier (1946) as Alex Rocco
Pillow of Death (1945) as Julian Julian
Attorney Wayne Fletcher and his secretary are having an affair, so when Wayne's wife is found smothered to death, he becomes the prime suspect. As the police investigate the murder, a psychic with questionable motives tries to contact the deceased woman. Soon, Wayne begins seeing visions of his dead wife, and other people involved with the case begin to be killed, one by one.
The Missing Corpse (1945) as Henry Kruger
Easy to Look At (1945) as Gustav [Levant]
Salome, Where She Danced (1945) as Professor Max
Voice in the Wind (1944) as Dr. Hoffman
After being tortured by the Nazis, a concert pianist fights to recover his memory.
Chip Off the Old Block (1944) as Blaney Wright
Lady of Burlesque (1943) as S. B. Foss
A star dancer and comedian team to investigate murders.
Son of Dracula (1943) as Professor Lazlo
Set in the American South this film follows the mysterious relationship of Count Alucard and his new wife.
Phantom of the Opera (1943) as Amlof
Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary "phantom" whom none can find in the mazes and catacombs. But both of Christine's lovers have plans to ferret him out.
Reunion in France (1942) as Durand
A Frenchwoman tries to help a downed U.S. flyer escape the Nazis.
The Invisible Agent (1942) as Karl Heiser
Frank Raymond, grandson of the original Invisible Man, still has the old formula but considers it too dangerous to use, even when Axis agents try to get it. But Pearl Harbor brings him to volunteer his own services as an invisible agent in Germany. Though a bit cold (clothes aren't invisible), his adventures are more comedy than thriller (with occasional grim reminders) as he makes fools of Nazi officials and romances a luscious double agent, in search of Hitler's secret plan...
Halfway to Shanghai (1942) as Yinpore
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.
Life Begins at Eight-Thirty (1942) as Sid Gordon
Kathy lives in a cramped New York flat with her father Madden Thomas, a celebrated actor brought down by drink. Lame from an early age and feeling trapped with her father in her small world, Kathy is delighted to meet fellow tenant Robert. When Madden is offered the lead in a new King Lear and Robert lands a composing job in Hollywood, better times seem for a while to beckon.
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Coke
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Dance Hall (1941) as Max Brandon
Singer Lili Brown is attracted to dance hall manager Duke till she realizes he does that to all the girls. Nice guy Duke sets her up with composer Joe Brooks.
Pacific Blackout (1941) as Pickpocket
Hurricane Smith (1941) as "Eggs" Bonelli
Rodeo rider Hurricane Smith is wrongly convicted of murder and robbery, but escapes and creates a new and happy life for himself. But one of the real criminals shows up to claim the loot which he believes Smith has.
The Devil Pays Off (1941) as Arnold DeBrock
Chris Waring (William Wright) is a government investigator trying to gather the necessary evidence to convict a shipping magnate, DeBrock (J.Edward Bromberg), of selling his ships to the United States but is suspected of holding up and preventing their delivery because of bribes from foreign powers. DeBrock's conscience, nor his flirty wife, Valerie DeBrock (Osa Massen), give him any peace of mind.
Strange Cargo (1940) as Flaubert
Devil's Island escapees are changed forever by a prisoner who thinks he's Jesus.
The Return of Frank James (1940) as George Runyan
The legendary outlaw''''s brother eludes the law to avenge Jesse James''''s murder.
The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Don Luis Quintero
A Spanish nobleman becomes a masked outlaw by night to battle a local tyrant.
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939) as Dave Spingold
Michael Linnett Connors takes Molly Adair from Broadway understudy to 1913 Hollywood star. Although she is in love with him, she marries her co-star reckoning wrongly Connors thinks of her only in terms of movies. He fires her in pique, apparently terminally damaging his career.
Jesse James (1939) as Mr. [George] Runyan
When a railroad agent kills their mother, Frank and Jesse James take up robbing banks and trains.
Three Sons (1939) as Abe Ullman
A shop owner tries to interest his heirs in the family business.
Wife, Husband and Friend (1939) as Rossi
A husband and wife train to be opera singers.
The Baroness and the Butler (1938) as Zorda
When he takes a seat in the Hungarian parliament, a butler battles the aristocracy.
One Wild Night (1938) as Norman
Four Men and a Prayer (1938) as [General] Torres
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate.
Suez (1938) as Prince Said
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938) as Dr. Hill
A frantic radio producer must find the perfect Little Miss America for an advertiser's national program and discovers her in his country neighbor.
I'll Give a Million (1938) as Editor
After saving a tramp (Lorre) from suicide, a millionaire (Baxter) takes his clothing and disappears. Word is out that he will give a million dollars to anyone who is kind of a tramp.
Mr. Moto Takes a Chance (1938) as Rajah Ali
Beautiful aviatrix Victoria Mason teams up with Mr. Moto in South East Asia to uncover a murderous village high priest who is trying to overthrow the ruling Rajah Ali.
Sally, Irene and Mary (1938) as Pawnbroker
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.
Fair Warning (1937) as Matthew Jericho
Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937) as Murdock
A New York nightclub singer plans to reveal gangsters named in her private diary. The diary disappears and the singer is murdered. Charlie Chan is called into to investigate.
That I May Live (1937) as Tex Shapiro
Second Honeymoon (1937) as Herbie
Seventh Heaven (1937) as Aristide
A Parisian sewer worker (Stewart) longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl (Simone Simon) from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to war.
Ladies in Love (1936) as Franz Brenner
Three working girls in Budapest pool their resources to get a better apartment and impress their dates.
Stowaway (1936) as Judge [J. D.] Booth
An American playboy helps an orphan travel from Shanghai to the U.S.
Star for a Night (1936) as Dr. Spellmeyer
Under Two Flags (1936) as Colonel Ferol
Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends Victor on dangerous assignments to be rid of him. He falls in love with Lady Venetia Cunningham, a visitor to the garrison.
Girls' Dormitory (1936) as Dr. Spindler
Head of a private European girls school (Marshall) falls in love with a student (Simon) who steps aside for a teacher (Chatterton) also loves him. Tyrone Power debuted in a nightclub scene.
Sins of Man (1936) as Anton Engel
Austrian church bell ringer Freyman loves music and wants his two sons (both played by Ameche) to love it too. The first goes to America and the second is born deaf-mute but gains hearing during WWI bombing.
Reunion (1936) as Charles Renard
The Crime of Dr. Forbes (1936) as Dr. Eric Godfrey
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.

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