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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
The Bottom of the Bottle (1956) as Priest
Patrick Martin (Joseph Cotten), known as P.M., is a wealthy attorney and rancher big-man-in-town in the border town of Nogales, Arizona. He returns home to find his brother Donald (Van Johnson)hiding in his garage. A former drunkard, Donald had been sent to the penitentiary five years previously for killing a man in a barroom brawl. It was in self-defense but P.M. hadn't defended his brother and he was convicted. Donald has escaped and wants his brother to help him across the Santa Cruz River into the Mexico-side Nogales, where his wife (Shirley Patterson as Shawn Smith)and children (Kim Charney and Sandy Deschler) are in dire straits. The straits get even dier when P.M. tells him the river is flooded and it will be days before anyone can cross. And P.M. is all a'twitter because his wife Nora (Ruth Roman), whom he married after Donald had gone to prison, doesn't know about his jail-bird brother. He introduces Donald to Nora and the rest of his Cadillac Cowboy and ranch society friends as an old friend, and is kept busy trying to make sure old Donald doesn't find anything harder that ginger ale to drink. Donald gets a telephone call telling him that his family has gone from dire straits to destitution and when P.M. won't get some money to them through his contacts in the Mexico side of Nogales, Donald knocks him down and grabs a couple of bottles of whiskey and dashes out of the house into the rain.
2.
The Argyle Secrets (1948) as [Allen] Pierce
3.
King of the Gamblers (1948) as Lt. O'Brien
4.
The Perils of Pauline (1947) as Western saloon set director
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
5.
California (1947) as Miner
"Wicked" Lily Bishop joins a wagon train to California, led by Michael Fabian and Johnnny Trumbo, but news of the Gold Rush scatters the train. When Johnny and Michael finally arrive, Lily is rich from her saloon and storekeeper (former slaver) Pharaoh Coffin is bleeding the miners dry. But worse troubles are ahead: California is inching toward statehood, and certain people want to make it their private empire.
6.
Blaze of Noon (1947) as Doctor
In the 1920s, the four McDonald brothers leave the uncertain life of carnival stunt fliers for steady jobs with the U.S. Air Mail. They've agreed that "guys like us don't have a right to get married," but that's before Colin meets nurse Lucille Stewart and, in a whirlwind courtship, weds her. Can this marriage, or indeed any of the brothers, survive the dangers of their new profession?
7.
My Wild Irish Rose (1947) as Policeman
Musical biography of Irish songwriter Chauncey Olcott.
8.
Desperate (1947) as Train passenger
An innocent trucker takes it on the lam when he's accused of robbery.
9.
Unconquered (1947) as Townsman
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
10.
Unconquered (1947) as Townsman
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
11.
My Brother Talks to Horses (1947) as Judge
A small boy's secret gifts help him pick racetrack winners.
12.
Song of the Thin Man (1947) as Dunne
Society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles investigate a murder in a jazz club.
13.
Masquerade in Mexico (1946) as Customs official
14.
The Bride Wore Boots (1946) as Judge
15.
Because of Him (1946) as Detective
A beautiful young woman, an aspiring actress, trick a famous stage star into signing a letter recommending her talents to a producer friend, with amusing results.
16.
Road to Utopia (1946) as Townsman
Two song-and-dance men on the run masquerade as killers during the Alaskan gold rush.
17.
Little Miss Big (1946) as Police commissioner
18.
The Killers (1946) as Doctor
An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer's beneficiary.
19.
Shady Lady (1945) as Conductor
20.
Mildred Pierce (1945) as Peterson's assistant
A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society.
21.
The Unseen (1945) as Plainclothesman
22.
Nob Hill (1945) as Rafferty
The owner of a San Francisco saloon yearns to rank among the upper crust of Nob Hill. When he begins romancing a wealthy socialite it looks like he may have his entree into high society. The pretty star of his saloon's show, however, wants to make sure he stays on the Barbary Coast.
23.
Wilson (1945) as Secretary Houston
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
24.
Those Endearing Young Charms (1945) as Doorman
A soldier loses his girlfriend to his best buddy.
25.
Destination Tokyo (1944) as Officer
A U.S. sub braves enemy waters during World War II.
26.
Once Upon a Time (1944) as Businessman
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
27.
The Missing Juror (1944) as Wharton attorney
A detective tries to stop whomever is murdering the jurors on a notorious murder case.
28.
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) as Bartender
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
29.
Casanova Brown (1944) as Doctor in hall
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
30.
Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944) as Mr. Benton
Henry Aldrich (James Lydon) tries to match his unfriendly teacher, Mr. Bradley (vaughan Glaser) with a wife. Henry hopes the teacher will become friendly enough to let him graduate with honors so he can use an inheritance for college.
31.
Murder, My Sweet (1944) as Second detective
Detective Philip Marlowe's search for a two-timing woman leads him to blackmail and murder.
32.
The Great Moment (1944) as Frederick T. Johnson
A 19th-century dentist sets out to find a painless method for pulling teeth in this true story.
33.
Idaho (1943) as Supervisor
Ex-outlaw Grey is now a respected judge out to close down Belle's saloon. Duke and Spike, who knew Grey when he was a criminal, arrive and team up with Belle. When Belle's threat to reveal Grey's past fails, Duke and Spike hold up the bank and frame Grey. Roy now sets a trap for the outlaws.
34.
The Chance of a Lifetime (1943) as Warden Edwards
An ex-thief helps some fellow ex-cons adjust to life as defense workers, only to get involved with a robbery investigation.
35.
Dixie (1943) as Publisher
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
36.
The Underdog (1943) as Kraeger
37.
Henry Aldrich Haunts a House (1943) as Olin Bidecker
38.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Bailiff
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
39.
The Palm Beach Story (1942) as The Gent
To finance her husband's career, a married woman courts an eccentric millionaire.
40.
This Gun for Hire (1942) as Plainclothesman
A hired killer dodges police while tracking down the enemy agents who tried to frame him.
41.
South of Santa Fe (1942) as Reid
42.
The Major and the Minor (1942) as Man with <I>Esquire</I>
A woman disguises herself as a little girl and ends up in a military academy.
43.
Sullivan's Travels (1942) as Sullivan's ex-manager
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
44.
Hold Back the Dawn (1941) as Emmy's doctor
A gigolo flees Nazi occupation and sets his sights on a shy schoolteacher who happens to be a US citizen.
45.
Life with Henry (1941) as Business man
Young Henry Aldrich would like to "win" a trip to Alaska. But in order to participate, he first has to put up $100. The whole matter sounds awfully fishy. Henry and his pal Dizzy go into the soap business. Their attempt to raise money turns into a disaster when they get the soap formula wrong. But the Alaska trip is really on the level. It's been organized by Sylvanus Q. Sattherwaite, businessman and philanthropist. But Henry still doesn't have the money...
46.
Santa Fe Marshal (1940) as Tex [Barnes]
U.S. Marshal Hopalong Cassidy is called when a town becomes overun with bad guys. Disguised as a member of a medicine show, Hoppy discovers that the ringleader is none other than sweet li'l ol' Ma Burton.
47.
Hidden Gold (1940) as Ward Ackerman
Hoppy and Lucky have been called in to investigate a series of stage holdups. The robbers are taking gold from Colby's mine and Hoppy suspects it may be ex-outlaw Colby himself. When Speedy strikes gold, Hoppy borrows it and announces a gold shipment hoping to catch the gang and their leader.
48.
Glamour for Sale (1940) as Chief of police
49.
The Secret Seven (1940) as Bennett
50.
Women Without Names (1940) as Juror
Construction engineer Fred MacNeil (Robert Paige) meets waitress Joyce King (Ellen Drew) at a hamburger stand and she accepts his invitation to see her home. Joyce is unaware she is being trailed by two detectives on the trail of her former husband, Walter Ferris (John McGuire). Joyce tells Fred that her ex-husband is a wanted criminal, but Fred waves aside her objections and they make plans to marry and honeymoon in Tennessee. Following the wedding, they return to the house after Ferris, accompanied by Peggy Athens (Judith Barrett), has broken in. Caught by Detective Reardon (Thomas E. Jackson), Ferris kills the officer and escapes. McNeil and Joyce arrive immediately afterwards and are accused of the killing by the neighbors. John Marlin (John Miljan), assistant District Attorney, railroads the lovers because he wants to use their prosecution to boost his drive for the District Attorney post.Fred is sentenced to hang and Joyce is given life in prison.
51.
The Way of All Flesh (1940) as Hotel manager
52.
The Great McGinty (1940) as Charlie, the cashier
A hobo rises to town mayor when he hooks up with a crooked political boss.
53.
The Quarterback (1940) as Doctor
54.
Christmas in July (1940) as Mr. Jenkins
An unemployed dreamer thinks he's won a big radio contest.
55.
The Earl of Chicago (1940) as Guard
A Chicago gangster inherits a British title.
56.
Union Pacific (1939) as Tunnel engineer
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
57.
A Woman Is the Judge (1939) as Detective
58.
They All Come Out (1939) as Associate warden
The getaway driver for a gang of thieves is captured by the police and sent to a prison, where he contemplates a life of reform. Horror master Jacques Tourneur (Cat People and I Walked With a Zombie) made his directorial debut with this crime melodrama, which was filmed in a documentary style.
59.
Our Neighbors--the Carters (1939) as Representative of drug company
60.
Million Dollar Legs (1939) as President Greene
At Middleton College, controlled by rich donor Melton, only paying sports are allowed. But Freddie Frye, conniving student body president, has to get a letter in some sport to win back his girl Susie; he schemes to revive crew boat racing. Sinking boats, no money, and his own waistline stand in his way. Can they win the big race with State University?
61.
Undercover Doctor (1939) as Dr. Parsons
62.
The Lady's from Kentucky (1939) as Joe Lane
63.
The Man They Could Not Hang (1939) as Warden
A mad scientist uses an artificial heart pump he invented to seek revenge after he is executed.
64.
Behind Prison Gates (1939) as Mathews
65.
King of Chinatown (1939) as Detective
66.
Crime Takes a Holiday (1938) as Farrell
67.
King of Alcatraz (1938) as Officer
A group of prisoners break out of Alcatraz and hijack a passenger ship.
68.
Born to Be Wild (1938) as Mayor
69.
Under Suspicion (1937) as Bill
When auto magnate Robert Bailey (Jack Holt) announces he is going to retire and turn his plant over to the employees he incurs the enmity of K.Y. Mitchell (Granville Bates), a large stockholder in the company; Carey MacGregor (Morgan Wallace), head of a parts manufacturing company that depends on Bailey Motors for most of its business; Logan Walters (Robert Emmett Keane), general manager of the business and his social-climbing wife Laura (Margaret Irving); and Mary Brookhart (Katherine DeMille), a predatory widow who is also a large stockholder and in love with Bailey. Bailey announces he is flying to his mountain retreat for a vacation and to complete the transfer of his interests to the employees. On the way to the airport, Bailey's car is side-swiped and his private plane cracks up before leaving the ground. Bailey is injured and his taken home, and narrowly escapes death when a bullet is fired through his bedroom window, He hires noted detective Frank Rogers (Purnell Pratt) to investigate. Mitchell, MacGregor, Walters, Mary and Bailey's ne'er-do-well nephew, Ralph (Maurice Murphy) are all suspected by the detective. In a scheme to make the guilty party show his hand, Bailey, his attorney Nelson Dudley (Craig Reynolds) and Rogers decide to invite the suspects to a week-end party at Bailey's lodge. The nephew brings an uninvited guest, Doris (Rosalind Keith). A dummy decoy is placed in Bailey's bed and another detective placed on watch. The next morning, the operative is found dead from a bullet fired through the window. On Dudley's advice, Bailey and Rogers agree to keep the killing secret. Another detective, accompanied by Dudley, takes the body to town, and later this detective is found dead. MacGregor returns from a hunting trip and tells Bailey and Rogers he knows the name of the guilty party but, just as he about to reveal the name, he is shot from outside. Though MacGregor is not killed, Rogers announces that he is dead. Rogers calls a midnight meeting of all the guests and Bailey, noting that Dudley is missing, starts a search of the house. He is attacked in the cellar, but subdues his assailant.
70.
Night of Mystery (1937) as Detective Snitkin
71.
Hotel Haywire (1937) as Bartender
72.
Her Man (1918) as Roger Malcolm
73.
The Co-Respondent (1917) as Howard Van Kreel
74.
The Almighty Dollar (1916) as Dr. Thornton
75.
The Shadow of a Doubt (1916) as John Randolph
76.
The Question (1916) as Ralph Tudor
77.
Little Pal (1915) as John Grandon

Cinematography (feature film)

78.
The Unwritten Code (1944) as 2nd Camera

Sound (feature film)

79.
The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005) as Supv sd ed
Forty-year-old Andy Stitzer has done quite a few things in his life. He's got a cushy job stamping invoices at an electronics superstore, a nice apartment with a proud collection of action figures and comic books, good friends, a nice attitude. But there's just one little thing he hasn't quite gotten around to doing yet--something most people have done by this age. Done a lot. Andy's never, ever, ever had sex--not even by accident. So is that such a big deal? Well, for Andy's buddies at the store, it sure is. Although they think he's a bit of an oddball, there's certainly a planetful of stranger (and homelier) guys who've at least had one go at having a go. They consider it their duty to help Andy out of his dire situation and go to great lengths to help him. But nothing proves effective enough to lure their friend out of lifelong chastity until he meets Trish, a 40-year-old mother of three. Andy's friends are psyched by the possibility that "it" may finally happen--until they hear that Andy and Trish have begun their relationship based on a mutual no-sex policy.
80.
Wonder Boys (2000) as ADR ed
An unfinished novel, a stolen car, a murdered pet, an unstable student, a fed-up wife, a pregnant lover--it's safe to say that Grady Tripp has a number of issues to deal with this weekend. Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years--not since he wrote his award-win
81.
Muscle Beach Party (1964) as Recording
The beach gang goes head-to-head with the bodybuilders of a new gym that's interfering with their strip on the sand.
82.
The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962) as Recording
(Com ''62,BW). Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe De Rita, Carol Christensen, Edson Stroll, Emil Sitka, George Neise, Nestor Paiva. The stooges accidentally launch a top secret military weapon which implicates them in a sticky situation involving Martians and the U.S. Army. The great Frankenstein-like Martian makeup is by Frank McCoy.
83.
The Devil's Partner (1961) as Sound Recording
84.
Roadracers (1959) as Sound Recording
85.
Teenage Monster (1958) as Sound
A meteor crash turns a teenager into a raging monster held captive in the basement by his mother.
86.
Gun Brothers (1956) as Sound
Two brothers end up on opposite sides of the law in the old West.
87.
The Big Chase (1954) as Sound Recording

Film Production - Main (feature film)

88.
Head Above Water (1997)
A judge and his young wife spend their vacation, along with the wife''s childhood friend, on a small island off the coast of Maine. While the two men are off on a fishing trip, the woman''s ex-boyfriend surprises her with an unexpected visit, then further shocks her by turning up naked and dead in her bed the next morning. The body refuses to stay put -- and neither will the murderer.

Cast (short)

89.
Nut Guilty (1936)
This comedic short film presents Edgar Bergen and his ventriloquist dummy Charlie McCarthy providing their own form of comic justice over the courtroom. Vitaphone Release 1935.
90.
Main Street Follies (1935)
In this musical short, a New york producer sends a spy to a nightclub to report back on the musical acts. Vitaphone Release 1833-1834.

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