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Spirit Of... Beloved comic actor of the 1930s and 1940s Mantan Moreland stars in two of his... more info $6.98was $6.98 Buy Now

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Cast (feature film)

1.
Wilson (1945) as Coats
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
2.
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) as The Justice
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
3.
Girl Crazy (1943) as Buckets
A womanizing playboy finds true love when he's sent to a desert college.
4.
Son of Dracula (1943) as Steven
Carpathian Count Alucard is invited to the U.S. by a young "morbid" heiress (Katherine Caldwell). Her boyfriend (Frank Stanley) and local officials are suspicious of the newcomer, who is interested in the "virile" soil of the new world.
5.
Jungle Siren (1942) as Chief Selangi
6.
Lucky Ghost (1942) as Door man
7.
Sullivan's Travels (1942) as Black preacher
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
8.
Drums of the Congo (1942) as Chief Madjeduka
9.
Mr. & Mrs. North (1942) as Oscar
A sappily married couple discover a murder victim in their closet.
10.
Four Shall Die (1941) as Doctor Hugh Leonard
11.
Hit the Road (1941) as Rufus
12.
The Flame of New Orleans (1941) as Black man
A notorious Frenchwoman pretends to be a society lady to nab a rich husband.
13.
Mystery Sea Raider (1940) as Second fisherman
14.
Midnight Shadow (1940) as Sergeant Ramsey
A young girl must decide which of her suitors robbed and killed her father.
15.
Gang War (1940) as Lt. Holmes
Rival racketeers fight to control the juke-box business in Harlem.
16.
Mystery in Swing (1940) as John Carroll
A newspaper reporter tries to solve a jazz musician's murder.
17.
Broken Strings (1940) as Dr. [Charles] Matson
An injured violinist pushes his son into a classical music career, even though the boy prefers swing.
18.
Love Thy Neighbor (1940) as Master of ceremonies
Jack Benny (Himself) is preparing his New Year's Eve radio broadcast but takes time out to take his valet Rochester (Eddie Anderson) to meet his girlfriend Josephine (Theresa) arriving on a steamer. Fred Allen (Himself) and his sister Barbara (Verree Teasdale) are also enroute to the dock to meet Barbara's daughter Mary (Mary Martin), returning from a personal appearance tour in South America. Josephine is her maid. Their cars get involved in an accident and, in a bumping contest, Fred reduces Jack's old Maxwell to junk, and is taken to jail. Mary loses her dress in an accident and Jack offers to get her another one, but winds up being arrested for stealing. Barbara tells Mary that Fred is a nervous wreck because of Jack's continual slander of him on Jack's radio program. Jack hires the Merry Macs (Joe McMichael, Judd McMichael, Ted McMichael, Helen Carroll) away from Fred and Fred decides to go to Miami for a rest. Jack decides to open his radio program from Miami. They meet, have another brawl, and end up in jail again. The two are in a motorboat accident where both are knocked unconscious and Mary, in an effort to end the feud, tells Fred that Jack saved his life. They have dinner together at Fred's apartment and Rochester, whom Fred has hired away from Jack, appears and the feud is on again.
19.
Am I Guilty? (1940) as Dr. Fairchild
20.
Santa Fe Trail (1940) as Black doorman
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
21.
Risky Business (1939) as
22.
The Sun Never Sets (1939) as Chief
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.
23.
Two Gun Man from Harlem (1938) as The sheriff
When a cowboy is framed for murder, he travels to Harlem and masquerades as a gangster.
24.
Life Goes On (1938) as Officer James
25.
Spirit of Youth (1938) as
A promising prize fighter risks his future for a beautiful woman.
26.
Dark Manhattan (1937) as Lieut. Ballot
A young man takes control of the rackets in Harlem and falls in love with a beautiful singer.

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