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Also Known As: Died: May 25, 1974
Born: July 27, 1882 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
The Runaway Bride (1930) as Director
A criminal gang goes after the jewels their dying leader stashed in a woman''''s handbag.
2.
Stand and Deliver (1928) as Director
3.
The Cop (1928) as Director
4.
The Fighting Eagle (1927) as Director
5.
Dress Parade (1927) as Director
6.
Nobody's Widow (1927) as Director
7.
Vanity (1927) as Director
Barbara Fiske, a beautiful girl of social standing, is about to be married to Lloyd Van Courtland. On the eve of their marriage, she foolishly pays a visit to a colorful steamship captain aboard his ship. A killing aboard the vessel threatens to destroy her upcoming marriage as well as her entire future.
8.
Sunny Side Up (1926) as Director
9.
Man Bait (1926) as Director
10.
Young April (1926) as Director
11.
Don Q, Son of Zorro (1925) as Director
Don Cesar de Vega, son of Zorro, is in Spain for his education. By way of education, he duels with Don Sebastian of the Queen's Guard (soon to be his rival for the hand of lovely Dolores de Muro), makes love, and befriends the visiting Archduke of Austria. But a quarrel ending in violence gives Don Sebastian the chance to dispose of his rival...by framing him for murder! Feigning suicide, Cesar escapes. Being a chip off the old block, a whip-wielding outlaw (this being his weapon rather than the sword) sets out to clear the name of Vega...
12.
The Navigator (1924) as Director
In this silent film, two members of the idle rich have to move fast when they''''re stranded on an abandoned luxury liner.
13.
Ponjola (1923) as Director
14.
Tell Your Children (1922) as Director
15.
Appearances (1921) as Director
16.
The Bonnie Brier Bush (1921) as Director
17.
The Princess of New York (1921) as Director
18.
Held by the Enemy (1920) as Director
19.
The Barbarian (1920) as Director
20.
Miss Hobbs (1920) as Director
21.
Too Much Johnson (1920) as Director
22.
The Six Best Cellars (1920) as Director
23.
Putting It over (1919) as Director
24.
Why Smith Left Home (1919) as Director
25.
Love Insurance (1919) as Director
26.
Johnny Get Your Gun (1919) as Director
27.
Venus in the East (1919) as Director
28.
It Pays to Advertise (1919) as Director
29.
A Very Good Young Man (1919) as Director
30.
Something to Do (1919) as Director
31.
Under the Top (1919) as Director
32.
The Poor Boob (1919) as Director
33.
The House of Silence (1918) as Director
34.
Rimrock Jones (1918) as Director
35.
Less Than Kin (1918) as Director
36.
The Firefly of France (1918) as Director
37.
The Goat (1918) as Director
A stunt double does not receive the credit for his stunts.
38.
The Way of a Man with a Maid (1918) as Director
39.
Jules of the Strong Heart (1918) as Director
40.
Believe Me Xantippe (1918) as Director
41.
The Cook of Canyon Camp (1917) as Director
42.
The Marcellini Millions (1917) as Director
43.
The Clever Mrs. Carfax (1917) as Director
44.
The Eyes of the World (1917) as Director
45.
Lost in Transit (1917) as Director
46.
A Roadside Impresario (1917) as Director
47.
The Bond Between (1917) as Director
48.
The Countess Charming (1917) as Director
49.
His Sweetheart (1917) as Director
51.
Ramona (1916) as Director
On the estate of Senora Moreno in Southern California, the senora's adopted daughter Ramona lives. She falls in love with Alessandro, an Indian of noble heritage. When her adoptive mother forbids their marriage, Ramona Alessandro elope, only to find bigotry, misfortune, and finally tragedy wherever they turn.
52.
Old-Fashioned Girl, An (1915) as Director
53.
Sands of Fate (1914) as Director
54.
Her Father's Silent Partner (1914) as Director
55.
Their First Acquaintance (1914) as Director
56.
Mysterious Shot, The (1914) as Director
57.
Newer Woman, The (1914) as Director
58.
Tavern of Tragedy, The (1914) as Director
59.
Availing Prayer, The (1914) as Director
60.
Her Mother's Necklace (1914) as Director
61.
Down the Hill to Creditville (1914) as Director

Cast (feature film)

62.
Spencer's Mountain (1963) as Grandpa Spencer
A Wyoming farmer fights to build a better life for his oldest son.
63.
Greyfriars Bobby (1961) as James [John?] Brown
Scotland 1865. An old shepherd and his little Skye terrier go to Edinburgh. But when the shepherd dies of pneumonia, the dog remains faithful to his master, refuses to be adopted by anyone, and takes to sleeping on his master's grave in the Greyfriars kirkyard, despite a caretaker with a "no dogs" rule. And when Bobby is taken up for being unlicensed, it's up to the children of Edinburgh and the Lord Provost to decide what's to be done.
64.
Pollyanna (1960) as Mayor Karl Warren
An orphan's relentless optimism changes lives in a sleepy small town.
65.
A Dog of Flanders (1960) as Jehan Daas
A Dutch boy''''s loyal dog helps him fight for his dream of becoming an artist.
66.
Saddle the Wind (1958) as Dennis Deneen
A rancher with a questionable past tries to stop his outlaw brother.
67.
The Last Hurrah (1958) as Cardinal Martin Burke
A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
68.
Drango (1957) as Judge Allen
A Union officer faces hostility when he's sent to rebuild a ruined southern town.
69.
The Man from Laramie (1955) as Alec Waggoman
A wandering cowboy gets caught in the rivalry between an aging rancher's sons.
70.
The Long Gray Line (1955) as Martin Maher, Sr.
An Irish immigrant becomes one of West Point''''s most beloved officers.
71.
Prince Valiant (1954) as King Aguar
A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur''''s Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.
72.
Home Town Story (1951) as John MacFarland
Blake Washburn blames manufacturer MacFarland for his defeat in the race for re-election to the state legislature. He takes over his uncle's newspaper to take on big business as an enemy of the people. Miss Martin (Marilyn Monroe) works in the "Herald" newspaper office. When tragedy strikes, Blake must re-examine his views.
73.
Bright Leaf (1950) as James Singleton
Two tobacco growers battle for control of the cigarette market.
74.
Whispering Smith (1949) as Barney Rebstock
A railroad detective tries to bring in a gang of train robbers and a lost love.
75.
Challenge to Lassie (1949) as "Jock" Gray
A faithful dog changes the lives of all who know her after her master dies.
76.
Hills of Home (1948) as Drumsheugh
Lassie helps a Scottish doctor deal with his patients' problems.
77.
Ramrod (1947) as Jim Crew
A cattle-vs.-sheepman feud loses Connie Dickason her fiance, but gains her his ranch, which she determines to run alone in opposition to Frank Ivey, "boss" of the valley, whom her father Ben wanted her to marry. She hires recovering alcoholic Dave Nash as foreman and a crew of Ivey's enemies. Ivey fights back with violence and destruction, but Dave is determined to counter him legally... a feeling not shared by his associates. Connie's boast that, as a woman, she doesn't need guns proves justified, but plenty of gunplay results.
78.
Son of Lassie (1945) as Sam Carraclough
The beloved collie goes to war to help the resistance in occupied Norway.
79.
National Velvet (1945) as Mr. [Herbert] Brown
A British farm girl fights to train a difficult horse for the Grand National Steeplechase.
80.
The Valley of Decision (1945) as William Scott
An Irish housemaid''''s romance with the boss''''s son is complicated by labor disputes in the Pittsburgh mills.
81.
The Uninvited (1944) as Commander Beech
A brother and sister buy a house with a ghostly secret.
82.
The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944) as J. B. Pond
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
83.
Lassie Come Home (1943) as Sam Carraclough
A faithful collie undertakes an arduous journey to return to her lost family.
84.
Forever and a Day (1943) as Captain Martin
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day.
85.
The Gay Sisters (1942) as Ralph Pedloch
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
86.
Shining Victory (1941) as Dr. Drewett
A psychiatrist sacrifices everything for his research.
87.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) as Sir Charles Emery
A scientist's investigations into the nature of good and evil turn him into a murderous monster.
88.
How Green Was My Valley (1941) as Mr. [Gwilym] Morgan
A Welsh mining family faces the struggles of life together.
89.
The Sea Hawk (1940) as Sir John Burleson
A British buccaneer holds the Spanish fleet at bay with the covert approval of Elizabeth I.
90.
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940) as Minister Althoff
True story of the German scientist who devoted his life to curing syphilis.
91.
Brother Orchid (1940) as Brother Superior
After a failed hit, a mob chief recuperates in a monastery.
92.
Knute Rockne--All American (1940) as Father John Callahan
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
93.
City for Conquest (1940) as Scotty MacPherson
A truck driver risks his eyesight when he boxes to pay for his brother''''s education.
94.
Wuthering Heights (1939) as Dr. Kenneth
A married noblewoman fights her lifelong attraction to a charismatic gypsy.
95.
The Old Maid (1939) as Dr. Lanskell
An unmarried mother gives her illegitimate child to her cousin.
96.
Juarez (1939) as Marechal Bazaine
True story of Mexico's Abraham Lincoln and his fight against Napoleon's empire.
97.
Daughters Courageous (1939) as Sam Sloane
A father returns to the family he left years earlier and tries to solve their problems.
98.
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) as Francis Bacon
Elizabeth I''''s love for the Earl of Essex threatens to destroy her kingdom.
99.
The Oklahoma Kid (1939) as Judge Hardwick
A cowboy sets out to avenge his father''''s lynching.
100.
Comet over Broadway (1938) as [Joe] Grant
A stage star's rampant ambition leads to murder.
101.
Sergeant Murphy (1938) as Col. Carruthers
A lowly private becomes attached to a trained military horse.
102.
The Dawn Patrol (1938) as Phipps
A flight commander in France almost cracks under the pressure of sending men to their deaths.
103.
The Beloved Brat (1938) as Mr. Morgan
A compassionate teacher tries to reach a spoiled tomboy.
104.
Jezebel (1938) as Dr. Livingstone
A tempestuous Southern belle's willfulness threatens to destroy all who care for her.
105.
The Sisters (1938) as Tim Hazelton
Three western girls make unhappy marriages at the turn of the century.
106.
Valley of the Giants (1938) as Andy Stone
A lumberman takes on pirates out to plunder the forest.
107.
The Amazing Doctor Clitterhouse (1938) as Inspector Lane
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
108.
The Life of Emile Zola (1937) as Maitre Labori
The famed writer risks his reputation to defend a Jewish army officer accused of treason.
109.
That Certain Woman (1937) as Merrick, Sr.
A gangster's widow fights for love despite society's disapproval.
110.
The Great O'Malley (1937) as Captain Cromwell
A ruthless cop gets mixed up with a man who''''s only turned to crime to help his crippled daughter.
111.
Confession (1937) as Presiding judge
A glamorous singer commits murder to protect her daughter''''s virtue.
112.
Parnell (1937) as Davitt
True story of the Irish politician whose fight for freedom was compromised by his affair with a married woman.
113.
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936) as Colonel Campbell
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.
114.
A Woman Rebels (1936) as Judge Aaron Thistlewaite
A Victorian feminist has an illegitimate baby.
115.
Mary of Scotland (1936) as Huntly
Biography of the flighty Scottish queen who was brought down by love.
116.
Beloved Enemy (1936) as [Liam] Burke
During an Irish uprising, a rebel leader and a British noblewoman fall in love.
117.
The White Angel (1936) as Dr. Hunt
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
118.
Oil for the Lamps of China (1935) as McCargar
An American oil company representative almost sacrifices his marriage for his career.
119.
Laddie (1935) as Charles Pryor
120.
Vanessa: Her Love Story (1935) as George
A Victorian wife contemplates leaving her insane husband for a romantic gypsy.
121.
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) as [Thomas] Burkitt
Classic adventure about the sadistic Captain Bligh, who drove his men to revolt during a South Seas expedition.
122.
The Life of Vergie Winters (1934) as Mike Davey
A politician marries while maintaining a second, illegitimate family on the side.
123.
The Little Minister (1934) as Doctor McQueen
A young miss masquerades as a gypsy to win a minister's love.
124.
British Agent (1934) as Marshall O'Reilly
An Englishman falls in love with a Russian spy.
125.
What Every Woman Knows (1934) as David [Wylie]
An ambitious wife backs her husband's political career.
126.
The Key (1934) as [Peadar] Conlan
A British officer stationed in Ireland falls for the wife of an intelligence man.
127.
Crime Doctor (1934) as The district attorney [Mr. Anthony]
128.
Broadway Bad (1933) as Darrall
129.
Red Dust (1932) as Guidon
A plantation overseer in Indochina is torn between a married woman and a lady of the evening.
130.
A Passport to Hell (1932) as Sergeant Snyder
131.
Svengali (1931) as The Laird
A hypnotist falls in love with a girl using his powers to turn her into a great singer.
132.
Kick In (1931) as Garvey
133.
Scotland Yard (1930) as Charles Fox
134.
Trent's Last Case (1929) as Sigsbee Manderson
135.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1929) as Colonel Moran
136.
The Pagan (1929) as Henry Slater
A South Seas native falls for a white woman.
137.
The Viking (1928) as Leif Ericsson
Norse half-brothers vie for a throne and for the same woman.
138.
The River Pirate (1928) as Caxton
139.
The Black Pirate (1926) as McTavish
A nobleman vows to avenge the death of his father at the hands of pirates. To this end he infiltrates the pirate band. Acting in character he is instrumental in the capture of a ship, but things are complicated when he finds that there is a young woman on board whom he wishes to protect from the threat of rape.
140.
Don Q, Son of Zorro (1925) as Don Sebastian
Don Cesar de Vega, son of Zorro, is in Spain for his education. By way of education, he duels with Don Sebastian of the Queen's Guard (soon to be his rival for the hand of lovely Dolores de Muro), makes love, and befriends the visiting Archduke of Austria. But a quarrel ending in violence gives Don Sebastian the chance to dispose of his rival...by framing him for murder! Feigning suicide, Cesar escapes. Being a chip off the old block, a whip-wielding outlaw (this being his weapon rather than the sword) sets out to clear the name of Vega...
141.
The Bonnie Brier Bush (1921) as Lachlan Campbell
142.
Broken Blossoms (1919) as "Battling" Burrows
In this silent film, an Asian man in London falls in love with an abused child.
143.
Ramona (1916) as Jim Farrar
On the estate of Senora Moreno in Southern California, the senora's adopted daughter Ramona lives. She falls in love with Alessandro, an Indian of noble heritage. When her adoptive mother forbids their marriage, Ramona Alessandro elope, only to find bigotry, misfortune, and finally tragedy wherever they turn.
144.
The Birth of a Nation (1915) as Gen. U.S. Grant
In this silent film, families from the North and the South fight to survive the Civil War and its aftermath.
145.
The Love Route (1915) as Harry Marshall
146.
A Girl of Yesterday (1915) as A. H. Monroe
147.
The Commanding Officer (1915) as Colonel Archer, the commandant
148.
May Blossom (1915) as Steve Harland
150.
The Battle of the Sexes (1914) as Frank Andrews
151.
The Mountain Rat (1914) as Steve
152.
The Escape (1914) as "Bull" McGee
153.
Home, Sweet Home (1914) as Her son
John Howard Payne leaves home and begins a career in the theater. Despite encouragement from his mother and his sweetheart, Payne begins to lead a life of dissolute habits, and this soon leads to ruin and misery. In deep despair, he thinks of better days, and writes a song that later provides inspiration to several others in their own times of need.
154.

Writer (feature film)

155.
The Cook of Canyon Camp (1917) as Story
156.
The Cook of Canyon Camp (1917) as Scen

Cast (short)

157.
Screen Actors (1950)
This short film takes a look at the off-screen personas of screen actors.

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