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Also Known As: Died: September 1, 1945
Born: August 24, 1875 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
That's Gratitude (1934) as Director
2.
Best of Enemies (1933) as Director
3.
The Very Idea (1929) as Dialogue Director

Cast (feature film)

4.
Anguish (1988) as 2nd Sleepy
A film within a film. Two teenage girls watching a horror film about a killer controlled by his mother are disturbed by the excessive violence. As they, and the rest of the audience, leave the theater, characters, etc. from the film they were watching confront them.
5.
Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946) as Dewey
A retired Army officer fights to save his hometown's Confederate monument.
6.
The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945) as Narrator
An angel is sent to destroy the earth with a trumpet blast.
7.
Forever Yours (1945) as Uncle Charles
8.
My Best Gal (1944) as Danny O'Hara
9.
Destiny (1944) as Clem [Broderick]
10.
Son of Dracula (1943) as Doctor [Harry] Brewster
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.
11.
Harrigan's Kid (1943) as Mr. [Walter] Garnet
A disgraced jockey teaches a boy to ride and cheat.
12.
Jack London (1943) as Old Tom
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.
13.
Dangerous Blondes (1943) as Inspector Clinton
A mystery writer and his wife investigate the murder of a couturier's wife.
14.
Girl Trouble (1942) as Ambrose Murdock Flint
15.
Keeper of the Flame (1942) as Dr. Fielding
A reporter digs into the secret life of a recently deceased political hero.
16.
In This Our Life (1942) as Asa Timberlake
A neurotic southerner steals her sister's husband then vies with her for another man.
17.
Thru Different Eyes (1942) as Steve Pettijohn
18.
Pittsburgh (1942) as "Doc" Powers
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
19.
Richest Man in Town (1941) as Abb Crothers
20.
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941) as Hank Foreman
Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of town lots to give him control, but Quaker schoolmarm Annie Morgan bags one of the key lots. Cork's lawyer Steve Lewis tries romancing Annie to get the lot back, finding her so overpoweringly liberated she leaves him dizzy. Still, Steve attains his nefarious object...almost...then has cause to deeply regret having aroused the sleeping giant of feminism!
21.
Dreaming Out Loud (1940) as Dr. ["Doc Walt"] Walter Barnes
Lum and Abner's General Store in Pineridge, Arkansas is the center of the town, where everybody hangs around. Also in the store is the town's post office, where Alice, the niece of the wealthiest person around, is working as post-mistress. She is in love with the local doctor's son Kenneth, whom she would like to marry, but her aunt, who has a feud with his father does everything to prevent this. Kenneth is working as a doctor in the next town, but does not make enough money to support a wife and their younger brother, so both have to wait. When the town's drunkard's daughter is killed by a hit and run driver, they convince the sheriff to make the father a deputy, to give him self assurance...
22.
City for Conquest (1940) as "Old Timer"
A truck driver risks his eyesight when he boxes to pay for his brother's education.
23.
Our Town (1940) as Mr. Morgan [The narrator]
Small town lovers search for happiness.
24.
Miracles for Sale (1939) as Dad Morgan
A magician turns detective to investigate murder and a phony seance.
25.
Our Neighbors--the Carters (1939) as "Doc" Carter
26.
Penrod and His Twin Brother (1938) as Mr. Schofield
A young boy's lookalike lands him in hot water.
27.
Penrod and Sam (1937) as Mr. [Frank] Schofield
A club for junior-league detectives gets caught up in a bank robbery.
28.
You're Only Young Once (1937) as Frank Redman
Andy Hardy and his sister find romance during a family vacation in Catalina.
29.
Blossoms on Broadway (1937) as P. J. Quinterfield, Sr.
30.
It's Up to You (1936) as "Pop" Kane
31.
The Harvester (1936) as Mr. Biddle
32.
Small Town Girl (1936) as Pa Brannan
After marrying a drunken playboy, a young girl tries to capture his heart while he's sober.
33.
Car 99 (1935) as Sheriff Pete Arnot
34.
Barbary Coast (1935) as Colonel Marcus Aurelius Cobb
A vice king's girlfriend falls for a young miner.
35.
Vagabond Lady (1935) as "Spiggs" Spiggins
A department store owner's sons compete for his secretary's heart.
36.
City Limits (1934) as J. B. Matthews
37.
That's Gratitude (1934) as Bob Grant
38.
Let's Talk It Over (1934) as Mr. Rockland
A young sailor saves a woman from drowning. The woman turns out to be a rich heiress; unfortunately for the sailor, she was only pretending to be drowning so that another young man she had her eye on would save her.
39.
He Was Her Man (1934) as Pop Sims
A safecracker goes straight to get back at some fellow crooks.
40.
State Fair (1933) as The storekeeper [Fred Cramer]
The children of Iowa farmers find love, with mixed results, at the state fair.
41.
Handle with Care (1932) as Radio announcer
42.
The Very Idea (1929) as Alan Camp

Writer (feature film)

43.
When the Lights Go on Again (1944) as Original Story
44.
Our Town (1940) as Screenwriter
Small town lovers search for happiness.
45.
Annapolis Farewell (1935) as Screenwriter
46.
That's Gratitude (1934) as Screenwriter
47.
David Harum (1934) as Contract Writer
Rogers plays a small town banker in the 1890s whose chief rival is the deacon (Middleton) with whom he has traded horse flesh. Taylor is a bank teller who places a winning $4,500 bet on a 10-1 harness racing horse, making him Rogers' bank partner.
48.
The Human Side (1934) as Contract Writer
49.
Sons of the Desert (1933) as Story
Two friends hatch a harebrained scheme to attend a lodge convention over their wives' objections.
50.
State Fair (1933) as Contract Writer
The children of Iowa farmers find love, with mixed results, at the state fair.
51.
Best of Enemies (1933) as Screenwriter
52.
Handle with Care (1932) as Screenwriter

Cast (short)

53.
How I Play Golf by Bobby Jones No. 1 The Putter (1931)
The first in a series of short films in which golf champion Bobby Jones helps the viewer improve their game.

Misc. Crew (short)

54.
GIVE ME LIBERTY (1936)
This film presents a dramatization of Patrick Henry's speech before the Virginia legislature in which he argues for colonial independence.

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