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Heinie Conklin

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Also Known As: Died: July 30, 1959
Born: July 16, 1880 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955) as Comic
Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.
2.
Prince Valiant (1954) as
A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur's Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.
3.
Vicki (1953) as
Supermodel Vicki Lynn, whose face is seen everywhere, is murdered, and ace homicide cop Ed Cornell cuts his vacation short to take the case personally. In flashback we see how Vicki rose from ambitious waitress to big black headlines, courtesy of clever publicity man Steve Christopher. Now Cornell seems determined to get Christopher convicted in what begins to seem like a bizarre personal vendetta. Is Steve caught like a rat in a trap?
4.
When You're Smiling (1950) as Janitor
5.
Ambush (1950) as Quartermaster
A Westerner searches for a white woman held by the Apaches.
6.
Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a Chance (1950) as Heinie
The Square Deal Boxing Corporation (crooked as a snake's hind leg), through Gordon Rogers (Tom Neal), tries to make a deal with Knobby Walsh (Leon Errol) whereby it will own thirty percent of the contract with Heavyweight Champion Joe Palooka (Joe Kirkwood Jr.) Knobby refuses, saying even in West Wokkington Falls he could stage a record bout. He only mentions the town because that is where he is going with Joe and his wife, Anne Howe Palooka (Lois Collier), to visit their friend Humphrey Pennyworth (Robert Coogan). Rogers assumes Walsh is going to stage a bout between Palooka and Pennyworth and hastens to block it. Rogers tricks Pennyworth into signing with him for a bout and then arranges for the crooked town mayor, Phiffeny (Jack Kirkwood), and his cousins who run the town to erect a fight stadium. Knobby tells Humphrey that the only way to get out of his contract is a recall election replacing the present town officials with honest ones. Humphrey, the most-liked citizen agrees to run for mayor. At a campaign picnic, a child actress hired by Rogers rushes up to the unmarried candidate, crying "Daddy."
7.
County Fair (1950) as Steward
9.
Neptune's Daughter (1949) as Groom
Mistaken identity complicates a polo player's romance with a bathing suit designer.
10.
Loaded Pistols (1949) as
The only Gene Autry film where the leading lady, Barbara Britton, is equally billed above the title as the co-star, thereby knocking his horse Champion out of the honors, if one chooses to overlook the 1941 novelty from 20th Century-Fox that had Jane Withers and Gene Autry above the title in that order. This Autry entry has Larry Evans (Russell Arms), whose gun had been used to kill rancher Ed Norton (Stanley Blystone) in a poker game, escaping a lynching party headed by ranchers Dave Randall (Jack Holt) and Bill Otis (Fred Kohler, Jr.) Norton's friend Gene Autry (Gene Autry), investigating on his own, discovers that Larry's gun had been put in the poker pot with the chips, after Larry had lost all of his money, and anyone could have used it when the lights went out. He finds Larry and his sister Mary Evans (Barbara Britton) in a hideaway, and sends Mary back to town and hides Larry in the cabin of miner Jim Hedge (Clem Bevans). Finding out that Randall and Don Mason (Robert Shayne) have tried to buy the Evans ranch, Gene decides to take a look at it. Hedge shows up and says he can't figure out what could be on the ranch that would be worth committing murder for. The needle on Hedge's compass begins to spin madly but before Gene can question the miner, Sheriff Cramer (Chill Wills) arrives and arrests Larry. Gene persuades Cramer to gather all the players in the murder-game together to re-enact the crime, with Gene taking Norton's chair and with Larry's gun on the table. Gene tells the assembled players he knows who killed Norton and why, and the lights go out and a shot is fired at Gene. The latter, who didn't ride into town on a turnip truck, has filled Larry's gun with blanks and covered the handle with graphite.
11.
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Man on train
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
12.
Smoky Mountain Melody (1948) as Bo
Range minstrel Roy Acuff (Roy Acuff) takes over the county-wide Corby Ranch which, under the terms of the owner's will, must be operated by Roy for 90 days, and at the end of that time, family friend Doc Moffit (Harry "Pappy" Cheshire), must decide whether to turn over the ranch to Roy or the rough Corby boys, Roy's cousins Bruce "Kid" Corby (Russell Arms) and Joab (Jason Robards.) Corby foreman "Saddle Grease" (Guinn "Big Boy" Williams) tries to run Roy off the place, but eases off when Roy saves his life during a wild drive with a truckful of dynamite. Roy opens the range to migratory workers, discovers new water wells, tears down electric fences, cures ailing cattle, plays his fiddle, and treats the neighbors and kids with barbecues and and barn dances, where he plays his fiddle some more. Kid Corby gives Roy a beating, but is so ashamed of himself that he helps Roy from then on. Joab, working with a crooked lawyer, rigs a scheme to destroy Roy's reputation. The frame-up fails, but Roy returns the ranch to the now-reformed brothers and takes to the road again with his Smoky Mountain Boys.
13.
Big City (1948) as Drunk
Three bachelors adopt an orphan, then fight over custody when each falls in love.
14.
The Wreck of the Hesperus (1948) as Town crier
15.
The Hucksters (1947) as Fish peddler
A war veteran fights for honesty in the advertising game.
16.
Merton of the Movies (1947) as Kop
A star-struck hick goes to Hollywood to become a star.
17.
The Perils of Pauline (1947) as Studio cop
The world's worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
18.
The Hoodlum Saint (1946) as Mug
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
19.
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) as Customer
Three returning servicemen fight to adjust to life after World War II.
20.
Song of the Prairie (1945) as Larry
Joan Wingate's wealthy father doesn't want his daughter to go into show business. As they vacation in the west she gets a job with Dan Tyler's show and uses Wingate money to keep him afloat. Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers they try to keep her father away from the show. But he eventually finds out and decides they will return east.
21.
22.
Escape in the Fog (1945) as
A nurse recovering from a breakdown keeps dreaming about murder.
23.
24.
Lost in a Harem (1944) as Native in café
Two entertainers touring the Middle East are kidnapped by an evil sultan.
25.
26.
Jungle Woman (1944) as Juror
Paula the ape woman (Acquanetta) is alive and well, and running around a creepy old sanitarium run by the kindly Dr. Fletcher (J. Carrol Naish), also reverting to her true gorilla form every once in a while to kill somebody.
27.
Christmas Holiday (1944) as Juryman
28.
Sailor's Holiday (1944) as Air raid warden
29.
Enter Arsene Lupin (1944) as Airport employee
30.
Swingtime Johnny (1944) as
The Andrews Sisters take a hiatus from show business to aid the war effort. They take on jobs at a pipe-organ plant now making artillery shells. But they still find time for plenty of singing and dancing.
31.
Can't Help Singing (1944) as Waiter
A senator's daughter follows her boyfriend in the days of the California gold rush.
32.
The Chance of a Lifetime (1943) as Desk sergeant
An ex-thief helps some fellow ex-cons adjust to life as defense workers, only to get involved with a robbery investigation.
33.
The Pride of the Yankees (1943) as Helper
Baseball legend Lou Gehrig faces a crippling disease at the height of his success.
34.
Crazy House (1943) as Keystone Kop
35.
After Midnight with Boston Blackie (1943) as Workman
A reformed thief gets himself arrested fetching some jewels for a friend.
36.
Hers to Hold (1943) as Little man
37.
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1942) as Soldier
38.
Her Cardboard Lover (1942) as Drunk in courtroom
A flirt tries to make her fiance jealous by hiring a gigolo.
39.
You're Telling Me (1942) as Scooter man
Other than the title, this film has no connection at all to the 1934 W.C. Fields film of the same title even though some sources give the plot of the Fields' film as the plot of this film. Hubert Abercrombie Gumm (Hugh Herbert), a flighty, eccentric screwball (what else)acquires a job as an executive at a radio station at the insistence of his only-slightly less eccentric aunt Fannie Handley (Esther Dale), who is married to one of the company owners, Ernest Truex. After mixing up the script pages to the various radio programs, Hubert sets out to get the name of a returning explorer on a contract for the radio station.
40.
The Adventures of Martin Eden (1942) as Swedish cook
41.
Double Cross (1941) as Miggs
42.
Honky Tonk (1941) as Dental patient
A young girl falls for a western gambler.
43.
Unexpected Uncle (1941) as Band member
A bored retiree decides to play matchmaker.
44.
Caught in the Draft (1941) as Sign hanger
Don Bolton is a movie star who can't stand loud noises. To evade the draft, he decides to get married...but falls for a colonel's daughter. By mistake, he and his two cronies enlist. In basic training, Don hopes to make a good impression on the fair Antoinette and her father, but his military career is largely slapstick. Will he ever get his corporal's stripes?
45.
Dr. Christian Meets the Women (1940) as Ed, the plumber
46.
Li'l Abner (1940) as Bachelor
47.
The Westerner (1940) as Man at window
A drifter accused of horse stealing faces off against the notorious Judge Roy Bean.
48.
Two Girls on Broadway (1940) as Man with seals
A sister act splits up over love.
49.
Trail of the Vigilantes (1940) as Bartender
50.
High School (1940) as Junk man
51.
Alias the Deacon (1940) as Yokel
52.
You're Not So Tough (1940) as Store proprietor
The Dead End Kids are out of the slums of New York's East Side and running around the sunny valleys of California looking for a way to make a quick buck. The idea of working never enters their minds until Halop is egged on by Grey to show his capabilities. Before long, he and Hall are working on the ranch of Galli, an elderly Italian woman who treats her workers like human beings instead of animals. Galli's son disappeared as an infant, and Halop tries to convince her that he is that long lost son, thus possibly sharing in her wealth. Galli is such a good person that Halop is soon motivated by respect instead of greed, so he devises a plan to help her when truckers and a labor organization band together to keep her crops from making it to market.
53.
Margie (1940) as Vendor
54.
55.
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939) as Keystone Cop
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.
56.
Our Leading Citizen (1939) as First porter
58.
Frontier Marshal (1939) as
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).
59.
Big Town Czar (1939) as Tenant
When gangster Phil Daley (Barton MacLane) gets rid of his chief Paul Burgess (Walter Woolf King) he has everything that money can buy, except the respect of his parents (Oscar O'Shea and Esther Dale) and his sweetheart Susan Warren (Eve Arden.) His younger brother Danny (Tom Brown) quits college and forces Phil to make him part of the gang. The overly-ambitious Danny fixes a prize-fight on which rival gang-leader Mike Luger (Jack La Rue) loses heavily and, thinking that Phil has double-crossed him, sends gunmen out to kill Phil. They kill Danny instead and the frightened Phil flees to a country hideout. His chief lieutenant, Sid Travis (Frank Jenks), sets a trap for Phil when he returns.
60.
Boy Friend (1939) as
A cop pretends to be a crook in order to catch a gang of outlaws. The bad guys run a night club as a front. The cop's sister helps him by singing there; otherwise, she's busy making love to a military cadet.
61.
Society Smugglers (1939) as Mailman
62.
Tell No Tales (1939) as Tramp comic
In search of a big scoop for his failing paper, an editor tries to solve a kidnapping case that''s turned into murder.
63.
Invitation to Happiness (1939) as Cook
Trainer Pop Hardy thinks his heavyweight boxer 'King' Cole could be champ...some day; he wants to sell a half interest in Cole to his rich friend Wayne. Wayne's daughter Eleanor is disdainful, but brash Cole manages to get under her skin. Can a society dame and a mug find happiness together? And can she wait for his slow rise to fame?
64.
Sergeant Madden (1939) as Drunk
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
65.
The Jury's Secret (1938) as Shabby man
Bill Sheldon (Larry J. Blake as Larry Blake) has a grudge against Midland City newspaper publisher Brandon Williams (Samuel S. Hinds) as Sheldon blames the city's recent flood against Williams for using his power and influence to hold up government flood control money. When Williams is found murdered, Sheldon is charged with the crime that was actually committed by Walter Russell (Kent Taylor), the paper's rebel editorial writer. Ney York reporter Linda Ware (Fay Wray) arrives to cover the story and finds that Russell, her old sweetheart, is on the jury hearing Sheldon's trial. She also discovers that he is the killer. Russell forces an acquittal and, before another trial can be held, realizes that his conscience will not permit him to let Sheldon be tried again.
66.
Passport Husband (1938) as Baggageman
67.
Newsboys' Home (1938) as Dominic
68.
Sing You Sinners (1938) as Proprietor
Of the singing Beebe brothers, young Mike just wants to be a kid; responsible Dave wants to work in his garage and marry Martha; but feckless Joe thinks his only road to success is through swapping and gambling. It seems the only thing all three can join in is their singing act, which Mike and Dave hate. Finally, all Joe's hopes are pinned on a race horse he's acquired, but it's a bigger gamble than his family knows. Hilarious sequence involving a lecturer on seals.
69.
Love on a Budget (1938) as Furniture mover
70.
City Girl (1938) as Cook
71.
Little Miss Broadway (1938) as Member of the band
An orphan (Temple) is provisionally adopted by the manager (Ellis) of a hotel populated by show business people. The hotel's owner (Oliver) doesn't like the entertainers and wants the girl returned to the orphanage.
72.
Strange Faces (1938) as Counterman
73.
Keep Smiling (1938) as Second electrician
Jane breaks into the film business while also reviving the flagging career of her film director uncle (Wilcoxon) and getting him hooked up with his secretary (Stuart).
74.
Oh, Doctor (1937) as
75.
That I May Live (1937) as Hobo
76.
A Girl with Ideas (1937) as Street sweeper
77.
Carnival Queen (1937) as Smart alec
78.
The Mighty Treve (1937) as Rancher
79.
80.
Man of the People (1937) as Hot Clam Harry Foster
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
81.
Live, Love and Learn (1937) as Elmer
A bohemian artist and a society girl try to adjust to marriage.
82.
The Good Old Soak (1937) as
A small-town drunk catches a temperance campaigner in dirty dealings.
83.
Career Woman (1936) as Constable--Clarkdale
A girl (Jewell) accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer (Whalen) and successfully by a new, straightforward one (Trevor).
84.
Wedding Present (1936) as Man with key
85.
Love Begins at Twenty (1936) as Lodge member
A henpecked husband tries to help his daughter marry the man she loves and his wife loathes.
86.
After the Thin Man (1936) as Trainman
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora's cousin of a murder charge.
87.
Anything Goes (1936) as Reporter
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English heiress who ran away from home and is now being returned to England. He also discovers that his boss is on the ship. To avoid discovery, he disguises himself as the gangster accomplice of a minister, who is actually a gangster on the run from the law.
88.
My American Wife (1936) as Baggageman
89.
F-Man (1936) as
90.
White Fang (1936) as Man with magic lantern
Jack London tale of a woman (Muir) and weakling brother (Beck) who inherit a mine. When the brother commits suicide the guide (Whalen) is accused of murder
91.
The Crime of Dr. Forbes (1936) as Iron worker
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.
92.
Easy to Take (1936) as Mailman
93.
The Man I Marry (1936) as Stage hand
94.
Pepper (1936) as Man on street
Young Pepper Jolly enters the life of sour old millionaire John Wilkes. She convinces him to take her gang to Coney Island and prevents his daughter from marrying a phony aristocrat.
95.
Rhythm on the Range (1936) as Driver
Cowboy Jeff Larabee returns from the east and meets Doris Halloway, a young girl, that he regards as a vagabond, till he learns that she's the owner of the farm where he works. He tries to win her heart, but without success, until she is endangered by gangsters.
96.
Lady Tubbs (1935) as Porky
97.
The Girl from 10th Avenue (1935) as Waiter
After a working girl reforms an alcoholic lawyer who was recently dumped, his ex wants him back.
98.
Les Misérables (1935) as Drunk at inn
Jean Valjean, a Frenchman of good character and great strength, is convicted of stealing a loaf of bread, an act that sets in motion a lifetime of misery for Valjean, as he is pursued by the uncompromising and brutal lawman Javert.
99.
She Couldn't Take It (1935) as Waiter
100.
Roaring Roads (1935) as
101.
Society Doctor (1935) as
When his pioneering ideas cause problems, a hospital doctor goes into private practice.
102.
Music Is Magic (1935) as Bus passenger
Vaudevillians supporting the musical efforts of aging Hollywood star Diane de Valle decide to head for Tinseltown themselves when de Valle's high salary and low drawing power cancel the revue. Managing to land roles in a de Valle musical movie, perky Peggy is rescued from the chorus line by the tricks of her boyfriend Jack, who uses bravado to usurp de Valle's role in favor of Peggy, who is more suited to the bouncy musical.
103.
Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) as Man at wedding
A Western rancher wins a British valet in a poker game.
104.
Maybe It's Love (1935) as
A young couple suffers through in-law and employment problems.
105.
Steamboat Round the Bend (1935) as Tattoo artist
106.
Midnight Alibi (1934) as Pete
An elderly recluse shelters a gambler on the run from bogus murder charges.
107.
Death on the Diamond (1934) as Hot dog vendor
A rookie pitcher tries to stop someone from killing the St. Louis Cardinals.
108.
The Captain Hates the Sea (1934) as Assistant bartender
A bond thief, a private eye and a drunken reporter wreak havoc on an ocean voyage.
109.
Most Precious Thing in Life (1934) as Porter
Years after being pushed out of her husband’s life, a woman befriends her long lost son.
110.
Call It Luck (1934) as Musician in band
111.
Riders of Destiny (1933) as Stage driver
Badguy Kincaid controls the local water supply and plans to do in the other ranchers. Government agent Saunders shows up undercover to do in Kincaid and win the heart of one of his victims Fay Denton.
112.
Trailing the Killer (1932) as Windy
While the original title, "Trailing the Killer" isn't a misnomer, it was a bit misleading since the "trailer" is a dog named Caesar and the killer is a mountain lion, aka as a cougar or puma the narrator was quick to point out. But the makers also pointed out that Caesar "is the most intelligent dog actor since Rin-Tin-Tin" which probably lured a few Rin-Tin-Tin fans with a show-me attitude. Caesar prowls around the woods of the Northwest, dispatches a rattlesnake, visits his she-wolf mate and their pups, pauses to watch the dainty habits of a raccoon personally washing every morsel of food before eating it---and that raccoon had enough food to use up several minutes of running time---and then saves sheepherder Pierre (Francis McDonald) from getting et up by one mean mountain lion. Rin-Tin-Tin he ain't, but then who was? Commonwealth changed the title to "Call of the Wilderness" when they acquired it for 16mm rental to the school market.
113.
114.
Cimarron (1931) as
A husband and wife fight to survive in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory.
115.
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) as Hammacher
Young German soldiers try to adjust to the horrors of World War I.
116.
Tiger Rose (1929) as Gus
117.
Side Street (1929) as "Drunk"
A cop discovers the killer he's chasing is his brother.
118.
The Show of Shows (1929) as Ice man
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
119.
Feel My Pulse (1928) as Her Patient
120.
A Horseman of the Plains (1928) as Snowshoe
121.
Beau Broadway (1928) as Dijuha
122.
A Trick of Hearts (1928) as The Crook
123.
The Air Circus (1928) as Jerry McSwiggin
124.
Drums of the Desert (1927) as Hi-Lo
125.
Silk Stockings (1927) as Watchman
126.
Cheaters (1927) as Mose Johnston
127.
Beware of Widows (1927) as Captain
128.
129.
Honesty--The Best Policy (1926) as Piano player
130.
The Fighting Edge (1926) as Chuck
131.
Whispering Wires (1926) as Jasper, the butler
133.
The Man Upstairs (1926) as Mose
134.
The Sap (1926) as Wienie Duke
135.
Fig Leaves (1926) as Eddie McSwiggen
In the modern day (1920s) story, Adam, a plumber, is happily married to Eve, a wardrobe-obsessed housewife, until she accidentally meets a supercilious fashion designer. At the prompting of her neighbour, who has secret designs on Adam, Eve secretly becomes a fashion model by day, knowing that her husband would disapprove. This tale is book-ended by a sequence of the two principals in the Garden of Eden, having the same preoccupations amid the dinosaurs and boulders.
136.
Hard Boiled (1926) as Bill Grimes
137.
The Night Cry (1926) as Tony
138.
Red Hot Tires (1925) as Coachman
139.
Clash of the Wolves (1925) as Alkali Bill
In this silent film, a mountain fire forces a pack of wolves to interact with the local citizens of a desert town.
140.
141.
Seven Sinners (1925) as Scarlet Fever Saunders
142.
Hogan's Alley (1925) as His friend
143.
Below the Line (1925) as Deputy sheriff
144.
The Gold Rush (1925) as Old prospector
In this silent film, a lost soul in the Yukon seeks love and wealth.
145.
Troubles of a Bride (1924) as Jeff
146.
George Washington, Jr. (1924) as Eton Ham, Negro servant
147.
The Cyclone Rider (1924) as Remus
148.
Find Your Man (1924) as Lumberjack
149.
The Day of Faith (1923) as Yegg Darby
150.
Married Life (1920) as Not 100 Per Cent

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