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Cast (feature film)

Lone Star (1952) as Senator
A frontiersman helps out with Texas's fight for independence from Mexico.
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as Farmer
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
Francis Goes to West Point (1952) as Capt. Jasper
Peter Sterling (Donald O'Conner) is working at a government plant. His friend Francis (the talking mule) tells him the plant is going to be bombed. Peter passes the information to the plant manager. The bombers are caught and the plant is saved. Because of his help in saving the plant, Peter is sent to West Point. After his arrival, he finds out that Francis is there as one of the mascots. As usual, Peter gets himself in trouble by telling the commander that Francis can talk.
Stage to Tucson (1951) as Sheriff
(Wes ''51). Rod Cameron, Wayne Morris, Kay Buckley, Roy Roberts, Carl Benton Reid, Douglas Fowley. Two Union agents are sent to investigate charges that the Confederates are stealing Arizona stagecoaches and smuggling them into Atlanta in an effort to break the Federal''s western supply line.
Caged (1950) as Doctor
A young innocent fights to survive the harsh life in a women's prison.
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Merchant prince
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
Sand (1949) as Jim
Jeff Keane's expensive showhorse escapes from a train and runs wild in the Colorado wilderness. Keane searches for the horse while the horse learns the ways of the wild.
State of the Union (1948) as Crump
A presidential candidate fights to keep his integrity and his wife during a grueling campaign.
Four Faces West (1948) as Burnett
After a big bank job, a bandit tries to avoid the posse on his trail.
Cry of the City (1948) as Mounted policeman
Petty crook and cop-killer Martin Rome, in bad shape from wounds in the hospital prison ward, still refuses to help slimy lawyer Niles clear his client by confessing to another crime. Police Lt. Candella must check Niles' allegation; a friend of the Rome family, he walks a tightrope between sentiment and cynicism. When Martin fears Candella will implicate his girlfriend Teena, he'll do anything to protect her. How many others will he drag down to disaster with him?
B. F.'s Daughter (1948) as Doorman
A professor doesn't know his wife is an heiress.
Unconquered (1947) as Mr. Carroll of Virginia
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
The Sea of Grass (1947) as Cattleman
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a husband and wife on America's frontier; farmers in a "sea of grass." The wife has an affair which produces a child, and she is ostracized from the community. Meanwhile, the farmers watch helplesslly as the sea of grass is exploited until it becomes a dustbowl.
Two-Fisted Stranger (1946) as J. P. Martin
The Durango Kid takes over as Sheriff and investigates his predecessor''''s murder.
Sagebrush Heroes (1945) as Judge
This 1944 Columbia western starring Charles Starrett finds Steve Randall (Charles Starrett) forming a radio show with Jimmy Wakely (Jimmy Wakely) and his Saddle Pals, and are in town for a rodeo. Reporter Connie Pearson (Constance Worth) persuades them to visit Marty Jones (Elvin Fields), a fatherless boy, who has been sent to a boy's home after stealing Steve's wallet, ran by Tom Goodwin (Forrest Taylor.) Marty tells Steve that the home is a phony and is a front for cattle rustlers. Steve passes the information on to Connie, who doesn't believe him, so he and Jimmy wire the ranch for sound. They are caught and Goodwin turns them over to Sheriff Barnes (Edmund Cobb), and then plans to skip the country. Singer/band leader Ozie Waters and his Colorado Hill-Billies are also featured.
Sing Me a Song of Texas (1945) as Doctor
Honeymoon Ahead (1945) as Captain Lynn
Blonde Ransom (1945) as Turnkey
The Daltons Ride Again (1945) as Kittredge
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
Gangs of the Waterfront (1945) as Dr. Martin
Gang Leader Dutch Malone (Robert Armstrong) goes on a hunting trip and is in a car wreck and is confined to the hospital, without the knowledge of any of his gang members. District Attorney Brady (William Forrest) induces taxidermist Peter Winkly (also Robert Armstrong), who is an exact double for Malone,to impersonate Dutch and assume leadership of the gang. Winkly "takes over" the gang and only Rita (Marian Martin), Dutch's girl friend, has any suspicion that he is not really Dutch. But Dutch sees a newspaper showing him out on the town, escapes from the hospital and is on his way to look up the imposter.
Come Out Fighting (1945) as Officer McGowan
The Song of Bernadette (1945) as Dominican monk
A French peasant girl''s visions of the Virgin Mary create controversy as pilgrims flock to her small town for healing.
You Came Along (1945) as Elderly guard
War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour. After some amusing escapades, Bob and Ivy become romantically involved, agreeing it's "just fun up in the air." Then Ivy finds out the real reason why it shouldn't be anything more.
Wilson (1945) as Champ Clark
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
Duffy's Tavern (1945) as Guard
When Archie, the proprietor of the neighborhood bar discovers that one of his regulars, Michael O'Malley, owner of a record company is going broke, he realizes that many of his regulars will soon be unemployed and therefore, unable to pay their tab at the tavern. Archie immediately begins recruiting
Out of This World (1945) as Pullman conductor
After struggling to become a success, Betty Miller and her all-girl orchestra finally hit pay dirt when crooner Herbie Fenton comes on board. Problems arise when Betty and her girls try to find backers to invest in Herbie and they sell 125 percent of him.
Charlie Chan in the Secret Service (1944) as
The Asian sleuth investigates an inventor''''s murder.
Rogues Gallery (1944) as Foster
Cowboy from Lonesome River (1944) as Cartwright
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as Dr. Holmes
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944) as Henry Longfellow
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
Trigger Trail (1944) as Silas Farrel
Fighting Frontier (1943) as Judge Ben Halverson
A cowboy risks his life to infiltrate an outlaw band.
Cowboy in the Clouds (1943) as Amos Fowler
A rancher turns to the Civil Air Patrol for help dealing with range fires.
Death Valley Manhunt (1943) as Tex Benson
Law of the Northwest (1943) as Tom Clayton
Hail to the Rangers (1943) as Major Montgomery
Jack London (1943) as Commissioner
Episodes in the novelist's life: In 1890, young Jack London quits a cannery job to try oyster piracy. Later, he signs on for a sealing voyage, tries Yukon prospecting and a brief university career, loving and leaving women along the way. Instead of riches, he gets story ideas. Suddenly, he finds success and a delectable lady; but the urge to adventure won't let him go.
The Avenging Rider (1943) as W. J. Grayson
Two cowhands are wrongly jailed as members of a murderous gang.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Judge Marvin
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
Down Rio Grande Way (1942) as Colonel [Elihu] Baldridge
Riding Through Nevada (1942) as Bob Holloway
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Senator
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942) as Heber
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
Bullet Scars (1942) as Sheriff
Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own.
Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942) as Senator
Among those who are fighting to have Congress re-establish the military academy at West Point in the beginning of the nineteenth century is a young Washington socialite, Carolyn Bainbridge (Maureen O'Hara). Congress resolves to revive the Academy on a one-year trial basis. Major Sam Carter (Laird Cregar), a martinet who doesn't believe a college can produce real fighting men, is made the Commandant, and determines to make soldiers - or failures - out of the small band of cadets, by enforcing stringent disciplinary action. Among the cadets are Howard Shelton (John Sutton), Carolyn's fiancee, and Dawson (George Montgomery), a Kentucky frontiersman. There is bad blood between the two from the start, and matters are worsened when Dawson falls in love with Carolyn. Many of the cadets resign, under the discouraging conditions and grueling punishment that is part of Carter's plan to make the school hard and the exercises difficult, and the number of cadets left is down to ten. Word arrives that the Indian chief Tecumseh (Noble Johnson) has gone on the warpath, and Carter is ordered to take part in quelling the rebellion, and to include the cadets along with the regular Bombadiers. Shelton, on patrol, is shot at by an Indian, and hot-headedly leaves his post in pursuit. Dawson leaves to bring him back followed by Major Carter who is captured by the Indians. Using tactics learned at West Point, the small band of cadets attack and demoralize the much larger Indian force, and succeed in rescuing Carter, and Dawson is wounded. Carter is grateful for the actions taken by the band, but says that Shelton and Dawson cannot remain as cadets since they had violated the rules by leaving their posts, and would be a bad precedent for future cadets. Carolyn has come to the Point to marry the unsuspecting Dawson, who thought she loved Shelton.
Gentleman Jim (1942) as Auctioneer
Fanciful biography of 19th-century boxing champion Jim Corbett.
Prairie Pioneers (1941) as Carlos Montoya
Six-Gun Gold (1941) as Robinson
Three cowboys find that a U.S. Marshal relative is an impostor.
Come on Danger (1941) as Captain Blake
When a woman turns outlaw, she''''s suspected of murder.
High Sierra (1941) as Deputy
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
Strange Alibi (1941) as Guard
An undercover cop finds himself on the wrong side of the law when the mob discovers his true identity.
Belle Starr (1941) as Bartender
A Southern belle turns outlaw when her family loses their land.
Blossoms in the Dust (1941) as Councilman
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
Brigham Young--Frontiersman (1940) as Johnson
Two young Mormons struggle to survive their people''''s journey to a new home in the West.
The Return of Frank James (1940) as Officer
The legendary outlaw''''s brother eludes the law to avenge Jesse James''''s murder.
Virginia City (1940) as
A rebel spy poses as a wild West dance hall girl.
Bitter Sweet (1940) as Attendant
A voice teacher and his star pupil run away together to a life of love and poverty.
Geronimo (1940) as Second politician
Three Men from Texas (1940) as Thompson
This 31st entry of the 66 films in the Hopalong Cassidy series marks the first of 35 consecutive appearances, in the remaining films of the series, of Scottish-born comedian Andy Clyde in the role of "California Carlson", although his introduction in this film is as "California Jack" Carlson and his credentials won't bear much scrutiny. The film finds local officers in an outlaw-infested town in California helpless to cope with the situation and a citizens committee comes to Texas and appeals to the Texas Rangers for help in organizing the forces of law and order. Captain Andrews (Morgan Wallace) of the Rangers offers the assignment to Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) and Lucky Jenkins (Russell Hayden), but Cassidy, whose period of service in the Rangers is almost over, refuses. The as-usual impetuous Lucky takes the job alone. While on patrol duty, Cassidy is following the trail of a large herd of rustled horses and discovers the hide-out of the Bruce Morgan (Morris Ankrum) gang. The place is deserted except for a garrulous old cook who calls himself "California Jack" Carlson, who receives Cassidy who is posing as a Morgan friend and fellow outlaw Ben Stokes (Glenn Strange), whom California does not know. Cassidy arrests the frightened cook as a material witness against the gang and starts for Texas Ranger headquarters. Learning from Carlson that Morgan had planned to leave for the west coast, Cassidy gets permission from Captain Andrews to take up the trail. He is made a U. S. Marshal, which gives him blanket authority, and Carlson is taken along as a guide. Cassidy arrives in Santa Carmen, California just when newly-appointed town sheriff Lucky is foolishly setting out single-haned against Morgan and his gang. Cassidy and California join him and escape following a fight in which Lucky is wounded. They find refuge at the hide-out of Pico Serrano (Thornton Edwards), once rich but now penniless, as he and other Californians have been cheated out of and driven from their homes by the unscrupulous Morgan and his gunmen. Lucky falls in love with Pico's daughter, Paquita (Esther Estrella.) Cassidy organizes a posse and engages Morgan and his gang in a gun fight. Morgan, Stokes and others of the gang storm Pico's hide-out and, during the fighting, Paquita is mortally wounded and dies in Lucky's arms. With an augemented posse, Cassidy again invades Santa Carmen and, following a spectacular fight, Pico kills Morgan, while Gardner (Dick Curtis) and Stokes are taken prisoners.
Unmarried (1939) as Officer
Secret Service of the Air (1939) as Deputy warden
A government agent battles smugglers.
Hotel Imperial (1939) as Irate officer
It is the fate of a small frontier town, adjoining the no-man's-land where the Russians and Austrians are fighting out one of the final campaigns of World War I, to be occupied one day by the Russians, the next by the Austrians, and the inhabitants soon acquire a complacent view of the changing allegiances. To the town comes Ann Warschaska (Isa Miranda), intent on aveninging the suicide of her sister, who has killed herself after being betrayed by an Austrian officer. She knows no more about his identity than the number of his room at the "Hotel Imperial". She gets a job at the hotel as a maid but soon combines this work with modeling, when an eccentric Russian, General Videnko (Reginald Owen), with a passion for painting asks her to pose for him. Breaking into the fatal Room 12, she finds Lt. Nenassey (Ray Milland), a young Austrian officer who has taken refuge there after being separated from the army. Thinking him the betrayer of her sister, she plans to hand him over to the occupying-Russians, but relents when she learns that there are two Room 12's. The man actually guilty of the crime is a Russian spy who holds a commission in the Austrian army. Believing him to be a fellow-soldier in distress, Nenassey makes plans to help him escape, but finds out at the last minute that he is a Russian spy. A strange turn events allows Nenassey to aid Anna in her mission and rid his country of a dangerous enemy at the same time. General Videnko, meanwhile, is giving a grand-style banquet for the man who will never be able to attend another.
Devil's Island (1939) as Captain of gendarmes
A surgeon unjustly sent to Devil's Island fights to survive harsh treatment.
The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939) as Policeman
A gangster's moll runs home to mother, with reporters and amateur detectives hot on her tail.
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) as Court attendant
Alexander Graham Bell pursues his greatest inventions so he can marry the woman he loves.
Sergeant Madden (1939) as Lieutenant
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
King of the Underworld (1939) as Foreman
A lady doctor gets mixed up with a criminal gang.
Heroes in Blue (1939) as
The Adventures of Jane Arden (1939) as Dan
A reporter poses as a jewel smuggler to unmask a criminal gang.
Oklahoma Terror (1939) as Cartwright
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Committeeman
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
Born to Be Wild (1938) as Stranger
Love, Honor and Behave (1938) as Engineer
A college tennis star gives up the game for love.
The Buccaneer (1938) as Colonel Butler
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Jezebel (1938) as Deputy sheriff
A tempestuous Southern belle's willfulness threatens to destroy all who care for her.
Gateway (1938) as Inspector
Irish immigrant (Whalen) meets returning war correspondent (Ameche) on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amors of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island.
45 Fathers (1937) as Sheriff
Love Is News (1937) as Foreman of print shop
The Great Hospital Mystery (1937) as Policeman
This Is My Affair (1937) as Tim
A saloon singer tries to reform a gangster, not knowing he's really an undercover detective.
Souls at Sea (1937) as Bailiff
An abolitionist signs on with a slaving ship to sabotage their efforts.
Slim (1937) as Sam
Electric linemen compete on the job and in love.
Back in Circulation (1937) as Court clerk
A reporter tries to win her editor's heart by solving a murder case.
Her Husband Lies (1937) as Policeman
Partners in Crime (1937) as Desk sergeant
The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937) as Conductor
Spies on opposite sides fall in love in pre-revolutionary Russia.
Anthony Adverse (1936) as Traveler
An orphan runs off to a life of adventure, then returns to France in search of the girl he left behind.
Here Comes Carter (1936) as Jackson
A radio commentator avenges an old wrong by blowing the whistle on Hollywood scandals.
Banjo on My Knee (1936) as Police sergeant
Misunderstandings and wanderlust keep frontier newlyweds from building a life together.
The King Steps Out (1936) as Barker--shooting gallery
A young woman saves her sister from marriage to an emperor that she doesn''''t love.
Lady of Secrets (1936) as Lew
A Message to Garcia (1936) as Admiral
A fiery Cuban woman guides an emissary from the U.S. president through the jungles of war-torn Cuba.
Murder with Pictures (1936) as Overholt
Les Misérables (1935) as Marcin
An obsessed policeman relentlessly pursues an escaped convict.
The Virginia Judge (1935) as Captain Dick Smiley
Murder Man (1935) as Warden Powell
A hard-drinking reporter specializes in murder cases, until he becomes a suspect in one himself.
Anna Karénina (1935) as Station master
Adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love.
The Girl from 10th Avenue (1935) as Second detective
After a working girl reforms an alcoholic lawyer who was recently dumped, his ex wants him back.
The Goose and the Gander (1935) as Detective
A divorcee can't stop meddling in her ex-husband's affairs.
Crime and Punishment (1935) as Cop
A young student murders for money then tries to escape his guilt and a brilliant detective.
The Old Fashioned Way (1934) as Passenger who loses ticket
The manager of a travelling theatre cons an entire small town to keep his troupe afloat.
The Mighty Barnum (1934) as Horace Greeley
The Scarlet Empress (1934) as Archimandrite Simeon Tevedovsky/Arch-Episcope
A young innocent masters the decadent ways of Imperial Russia in order to reign as Catherine the Great.
We Live Again (1934) as Tikhon
A Russian nobleman discovers the peasant girl he once seduced has turned to crime.
Straight Is the Way (1934) as Policeman
A small-time gangster wants to go straight until he loses his girl to a rival hood.
The Secret Bride (1934) as Sergeant at arms
A district attorney secretly marries the daughter of a man he's trying to convict.
Duck Soup (1933) as Second minister of finance
When he's named dictator of Freedonia, a con artist declares war on the neighboring kingdom.
Torch Singer (1933) as Detective
A night club singer hosts a children''''s radio show in hopes of finding the child she gave up years earlier.
This Is the Night (1932) as Studio official
An affair is threatened to be exposed when a wife's husband returns from the Olympics.
Blonde Venus (1932) as Bartender
A nightclub singer gives in to a rich playboy to finance her husband''s medical treatment.
The Vice Squad (1931) as Doctor
Dishonored (1931) as Court-martial officer
During World War I, a lady spy betrays enemy officers until she falls in love with one.

Cast (short)

Soak the Poor (1937)
This short film deals with racketeers shaking down small grocers and working in on the relief tickets, designed to get food to the hungry and needy during the Depression.

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