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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
From the Terrace (1960) as Partner
Alfred Eaton, an ambitious young executive, climbs to the top of New York's financial world as his marriage crumbles. At the brink of attaining his career goals, he is forced to choose between business success, married to the beautiful, but unfaithful Mary and starting over with his true love, the much younger Natalie.
2.
The Wild and the Innocent (1959) as Ogilvie
Charming tale of mountaineer-trapper Murphy's first taste "big city" life with young, sweet Sandra Dee in tow. She flees her family, which tried to trade her for some of Murphy's beaver pelts, and tags along with the reluctant Murphy. They get into all manner of trouble in town, and Murphy has to shoot the sheriff to rescue Dee from her job as a dancehall girl.
3.
Say One for Me (1959) as Pastor Johnson
Father Conroy (Crosby) has a parish which serves the acting and performance community. When one of his parishoners gets too sick to work, his daughter Holly (Reynolds) finds a job working for a dance club of questionable character, which is run by Tony Vincent (Wagner). Vincent never made the big time, and Father Conroy tries to look after Holly. There are many musical numbers, and the conclusion is a televised benefit show hosted by Father Conroy, and Tony must choose between Holly and national fame.
4.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959) as Dr. Gregory Harcourt
A small-town lawyer gets the case of a lifetime when a military man avenges an attack on his wife.
5.
The Five Pennies (1959) as Doctor
Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixieland jazz. He forms the "Five Pennies" which features his wife, Bobbie, as vocalist. At the peak of his fame, Red and Bobbie's daughter, Dorothy, develops polio. Red quits the music business to move to Los Angeles where the climate is better for Dorothy. As Dorothy becomes a young teen, she learns of her father's musical past, and he is persuaded to open a small nightclub which is failing until some noted names from his past come to help out.
6.
This Happy Feeling (1958) as Briggs
On a stormy night, young woman asks another guest at party to rescue her from her lecherous boss and take her to the train station. When her rescuer suggests that she stop at his place to get out of her wet clothes, she dashes from his car. The door she knocks on for help is the home of a retired actor and there she spends the rest of the night. He makes no passes and next morning she discovers young man who drove her from party is next door neighbor. The two men compete for her affections. Older man's zany live-in house-keeper and a seagull she has rescued provide comic relief.
7.
Kathy O' (1958) as Bixby
In person, child film star Kathy O'Rourke belies her sweet image. Studio publicity man Harry Johnson must keep Celeste, a national magazine writer, from discovering this when writing a piece on Kathy. This won't be easy; Celeste is Harry's ex-wife. To Harry's surprise, Kathy and Celeste make friends; it seems all Kathy really needed was love... But when Kathy runs away to join Celeste, Harry is suspected of kidnapping.
8.
Slander (1957) as Executive
A TV star almost loses his career and his marriage over a tabloid story.
9.
The True Story of Jesse James (1957) as Judge
The young Rebel turns to crime after the Civil War's end.
10.
The Night Runner (1957) as Dr. Royce
Because of overcrowding at his mental hospital, a schizophrenic is released as an outpatient and told to stay away from emotional situations. He finds a room in a motel near the beach, but when he falls for the daughter of the motel's owner, the father confronts him with his past. This triggers th
11.
The Great Man (1957) as Speaker
On the death of popular national radio commentator Herb Fuller, underling Joe Harris undertakes to prepare an hour long, eulogistic program featuring interviews with Fuller's friends. But, though Fuller was beloved by 150 million of what all the pros term the "great unwashed," all Harris can find is victims, cynical users, and outright enemies of Fuller. Is this where the magic of editing comes in?
12.
Outside the Law (1956) as Warden [Lewis]
13.
The Search for Bridey Murphy (1956) as Dr. May
After being shown what hypnotism can do, a Doctor sets out to study it in depth. When experimenting on his friend's wife, she regresses back to an earlier life- that of Bridey Murphy. Several hypnotic sessions explore the life and death of Murphy, a 19th Century Irish lady who lived in Cork and Belfast from 1798 to 1864. The Doctor then attempts to verify if Bridey Murphy really existed.
14.
Storm Center (1956) as Jones
A librarian fights to keep a controversial book on the shelves.
15.
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956) as Johnson
A public relations man must cope with revelations about a wartime romance.
16.
The Great American Pastime (1956) as Judge
A mild-mannered lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he takes over a little league team.
17.
Ain't Misbehavin' (1955) as Mr. Moffit
18.
To Hell and Back (1955) as Rector
Film star Audie Murphy plays himself in this tale of how he became World War II's most decorated U.S. soldier.
19.
The Naked Street (1955) as Judge Stanley
A racketeer saves his daughter's no-good husband from the chair but lives to regret it.
20.
Texas Lady (1955) as Judge Herzog
Prudence travels to an isolated Texas town where she has inherited the local paper. She finds the place ruled over by the two men who wrested the area from the Indians twenty-five years before, and it is clear they do not welcome her free-spirited intervention. Support comes in the unexpected shape of the gambler she has just bested in New Orleans for her own family reasons.
21.
Illegal (1955) as Judge of Municipal Court
A DA falls apart when his machinations send an innocent man to the chair.
22.
Rails into Laramie (1954) as Higby
23.
Down Three Dark Streets (1954) as Shurk
An FBI Agent takes on the three unrelated cases of a dead agent to track down his killer.
24.
Magnificent Obsession (1954) as Dr. Allan
A playboy becomes a doctor to right the wrong he's done to a sightless widow.
25.
Them! (1954) as Official
Federal agents fight to destroy a colony of mutated giant ants.
26.
Jigsaw (1949) as Pemberton
27.
Lost Boundaries (1949) as Mr. Bigelow
A black family tries to build a new life by passing as white.
28.
The Naked City (1948) as Policeman
A step-by-step look at a murder investigation on the streets of New York.
29.
The Story of Mr. Hobbs (1947) as E. K. Lester
30.
Kiss of Death (1947) as Train conductor
An ex-con trying to go straight must face a crazed criminal out for revenge.
31.
Mission to Moscow (1943) as Senator
True story of U.S. Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' attempts to forge a wartime alliance with the Soviet Union.
32.
Dr. Kildare's Victory (1942) as Board member
A young doctor with a broken heart succumbs to the lure of a socialite.

Cast (short)

33.
UPS AND DOWNS (1937)
In this short musical, an elevator operator and an engaged girl in love dodge the girl's fiancee and attempt to win over her father. Vitaphone Release B36-37.

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