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Steve Darrell

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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Warlock (1959) as Sam Brown
A Western town hires a famous gunman to rid it of outlaws.
2.
Timbuktu (1959) as Nazir
A French colonel needs his wife's lover to help him stop an Arabian rebellion.
3.
These Thousand Hills (1959) as McLean
4.
5.
Joe Dakota (1957) as Sam Cook
6.
Utah Blaine (1957) as Lud Fuller
7.
The Monolith Monsters (1957) as Joe Higgens
A strange black meteor crashes near the town of San Angelo and litters the countryside with fragments. When a storm exposes these fragments to water, they grow into skyscraper-sized monoliths which then topple and shatter into thousands of pieces that grow into monoliths themselves and repeat the process. Any humans in the way are crushed or turned into human statues. The citizens of San Angelo desperately try to save themselves and the world from the spreading doom.
8.
The Big Land (1957) as Manager
A cattleman tries to convince a group of farmers to build a small town as a railroad link.
9.
Red Sundown (1956) as Bert Flynn
When his life is saved in a shootout by a fellow gunman whose life he in turn had saved, Alex Longmire promises to give up his way of life. Riding into town he finds the only job available is deputy to sheriff Jade Murphy, an honest man caught between small farmers and a local cattle baron. And he has a pretty daughter. So Longmire decides to stay and see if he can use his expertise with firearms for good.
10.
Love Me Tender (1956) as Train conductor
Three brothers unwittingly become outlaws after robbing a train the day after peacetime.
11.
The Last Hunt (1956) as Wells Fargo man
Two frontiersmen clash over the slaughter of a buffalo herd.
12.
The Proud Ones (1956) as Trail boss
Marshal Silver is run out of town under suspicion of being a trigger-happy killer after shooting a hired gun of Honest John Barrett. A placid life in a new town is interrupted by the reappearance of Barrett, old enemies and the son of the hired gun from years ago, Anderson.
13.
Prince of Players (1955) as Major Rithbone
Life and career of the great American stage actor Edwin Booth, including his troubled brother, John Wilkes, who gained lasting infamy by assassinating President Abraham Lincoln.
14.
Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955) as Police captain
A devoted teacher sacrifices personal happiness to stay with her students.
15.
Tarantula (1955) as Andy Andersen
A scientist's experiments to cure hunger create a giant tarantula.
16.
I Died a Thousand Times (1955) as Plainsclothesman
An ex-con dreaming of one last heist faces dissension within his gang.
17.
Treasure of Ruby Hills (1955) as Tom Hull
18.
The Last Command (1955) as
Texas hero Jim Bowie defends against Mexican general Santa Ana.
19.
20.
A Man Called Peter (1955) as Doctor
A Scottish boy follows his faith to a bright career preaching in Washington, DC.
21.
Drums Across the River (1954) as Carmody
A bigot is forced into the role of peacekeeper when crooks try to steal Native American lands.
22.
Sea of Lost Ships (1954) as 2d mate
23.
The Law vs. Billy the Kid (1954) as Tom Watkins
The young outlaw tries to go straight.
24.
Dangerous Mission (1954) as Katoonai Tiller
A woman flees westward after witnessing a mob killing.
25.
Thunder Over the Plains (1953) as McAvoy
An Army captain risks his own freedom to prove a rebel leader innocent.
26.
San Antone (1953) as Gen. Shelby
27.
The Lawless Breed (1953) as Sheriff Jenkins
Released from jail, John Wesley Hardin leaves an account of his life with the local newspaper. It tells of his overly religious father, his resulting life of cards and guns, and his love for his step-sister replaced on her death during a gun fight with that for dance-hall girl Rosie.
28.
Column South (1953) as Danforth
As Lt. Jed Sayre struggles to prevent pre-Civil War tensions and a racist commanding officer from triggering war between the U.S. Cavalry and Navajo Indians, he finds his efforts are being undermined by the machinations of Confederate sympathizers.
29.
The Sniper (1952) as Detective
An unhappy man goes on a killing spree.
30.
Captain Pirate (1952) as Soldier servant
A reformed pirate returns to the seas when cutthroats start imitating his modus operandii.
31.
Junction City (1952) as Black Murphy
32.
The Winning Team (1952) as Doan
Baseball great Grover Cleveland Alexander fights his way back from a blinding injury.
33.
Pecos River (1951) as Whip Rockland
34.
Rough Riders of Durango (1951) as John Blake
Marshal Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) comes to the aid of Sheriff Bill Walters (Russ Ford) who is having a hard time trying to save the local farmers and ranchers from raids and hi-jackings. With Banker Johnson (Hal Price) about to foreclose on all their ranches and farms, the sheriff arranges for them to get a $40,000 advance on their next grain shipment so that they can pay off their notes at the bank. But the town's supposedly honest and harmless harness maker, John Blake (Steve Darrell), who is the brains behind the gang, has the messenger killed and the money stolen.
35.
Along the Great Divide (1951) as Prosecutor
A U.S. Marshall tries to get a rustler to trial before a vengeful rancher can kill him.
36.
You Never Can Tell (1951) as Major Smith
An ex-police/army dog (German Shepherd), named Rex inherits a fortune from an eccentric millionaire. But someone poisons him for his fortune, and he gets to go back to earth as a human detective to bring his killer to justice, and protect the girl who used to look after him.
37.
Under Mexicali Stars (1950) as Sheriff Meadows
Treasury agents join a traveling circus to catch a band of gold robbers.
38.
Frontier Outpost (1950) as Forsythe
39.
Rock Island Trail (1950) as Stagecoach driver
Loumas, president of the Rock Island Trail company, tries to expand his rails into the Midwest but finds resistance of the steamship and stage-coach lines. The malicious Kirby Murrow tries everything to slow down Loumas' progress and doesn't even stop before sabotage. Only Constanze, daughter of banker Strong, believes in his success strong enough to support him financially.
40.
David Harding, Counterspy (1950) as Edwards
41.
The Arizona Cowboy (1950) as Sheriff Mason
Ex-G.I. Rex Allen (Rex Allen, in his film debut), a song-singing, bronc-busting cowboy for the rodeo show ran by Colonel Shawnee Jefferson (Joseph Crehan) is arrested by Sheriff Elmer Fuller (Edmund Cobb)as an accessory in the theft of $50,000 from the Dusty Acres Irrigation Company reported to have been stolen by his father, Ace Allen (John Elliott), who has disappeared. Rex escapes and reaches the scene of the problem unknown and unrecognized. The real crooks are Hugh Davenport (James Cardwell) and his uncle Jim (Stanley Andrews), head of the Dusty Acres band, who have kidnapped Mr. Allen as part of a scheme to wreck the community irrigation project which, they figure, will mean ruin for the farmers and ranchers who have sunk their savings into it. They plan to foreclose the mortgages and drill for the rich oil deposits they have secretly discovered. Rex, posing as a cowhand named Arizona Jones, obtains a job as a ditch rider and aided by Laramie Carson (Teala Loring), daughter of his dad's partner David Carson (Harry Cheshire), and cowhand I. Q. Barton (Gordon Jones), begins the project of clearing his father and trapping the real crooks.
42.
Tales of the West 3 (1950) as [Reid] Lewis
43.
The Blazing Sun (1950) as Sheriff Phillips
44.
Cow Town (1950) as Chet Hilliard
45.
47.
Outcasts of the Trail (1949) as Sheriff Wilson
Lavinia White (Jeff Donnell) and her young brother Chad (Tommy Ivo) are shunned by the townspeople of Twin Wells because their father Tom (John Gallaudet) is serving the last part of a long prison sentence for robbing the Rysen Company of $100,000. Their only friends are Doc Meadowlark (Paul Hurst) and Pat Garrett (Monte Hale), who is employed by the Rysen Transportation Company. When released, Tom is determined to return the money to its rightful owners over the objections of Jim Judd (Roy Barcroft.) Judd threatens harm to Chad and forces Lavinia to aid him, under the same threat against Chad, in the stick-up of the stage in which Tom is returning to Twin Wells with the money. Pat arrives and Judd and the girl escape without the money. The money is returned and Tom prepares to settle down and make amends for the past. Judd conspires with Elias Dunkenscold (Milt Parsons), the Rysen office manager, to steal the money and frame it on Tom. In a chase, Sheriff Wilson (Steve Darrell) is shot but swears Pat in as a deputy before he dies. He has to jail Tom and Lavinia has to keep quiet as the outlaws have kidnapped Chad.
48.
Riders in the Sky (1949) as Ralph Lawson
When asked about the Ghost Riders song he sings, Gene Autry (Gene Autry) tells this legend: Gene is about to resign as an investigator for the county attorney and go into the cattle business with his pal Chuckawalla Jones (Pat Buttram) but decides instead to help Anne Lawson (Gloria Henry) clear her father, rancher Ralph Lawson (Steve Darrell), of a false murder charge. He looks for the three witnesses who can testify that Lawson shot only in self defense in killing a gambler, but the witnesses are terrorized by another gambler, town boss Rock McCleary (Robert Livingston), who shoots witness Pop Morgan (Tom London.)Fatally wounded, Pop gives Gene the information needed to clear Lawson, then dies crying the "Ghost Riders" are coming for him. Gene then heads for a showdown with McCleary.
49.
Abandoned (1949) as Brenn
A man tries to find his sister's illegitimate child.
50.
The Blazing Trail (1949) as Sam Brady
51.
The Fighting Kentuckian (1949) as Gen. Jackson
A militiaman falls for a Frenchwoman and tries to protect her people from land grabbers.
52.
Crashing Thru (1949) as John Mason
53.
Challenge of the Range (1949) as Cal Matson
54.
Cowboy Cavalier (1948) as Johnson
55.
Night Time in Nevada (1948) as Tramp
Twenty years earlier Farrell killed his mining partner Andrews. Now Andrews daughter arrives to get her father's trust fund. Farrell having rustled Roy's cattle now takes her money from her Lawyer and lets her overhear false information of their next rustling job. With the posse at the wrong location, his men attack the cattle train and Roy on board find himself greatly outnumbered.
56.
I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes (1948) as District Attorney
Tom (Don Castle) and Ann (Elyse Knox) are a down-and-out dance team, and while Don seeks engagements, Ann works as an instructor at a dance academy, with Detective Judd (Regis Toomey) one of the many customers she meets. On a hot summer night Tom, awaken from his sleep, tosses his only pair of shoes out the window to quiet two noisy cats. He goes down to retrieve them and can't find them, but Ann discovers them in front of their door the next morning. A near-by recluse is found murdered in his old shack that same day while Tom finds a wallet filled with old $20 bills. Footprints, bearing an imprint like those on a tap-dancer's shoes, plus Don's new-found wealth combine to make a good circumstantial evidence case for Judd against Tom and he is convicted. On the night before his execution, Ann seeks Judd's help in proving Tom is innocent. He turns up a suspect, Kosloff (Robert Lowell), but an air-tight alibi clears him.
57.
Overland Trails (1948) as Marc Brandon
Johnny Murdock (Johnny Mack Brown),who hasn't seen his father for some time, learns at Gold Flats that he has been killed by road agents, according to mining engineer Carter Morgan (Bill Kennedy) of Brandon Enterprises. He doesn't inform Johnny that Mark Brandon (Steve Darrell) has secretly inherited the rich claim. Johnny's old friend, Dusty Hanover (Raymond Hatton), gives Johnny an old poster which shows Brandon to be an escaped convict. They advise prospector Cramer (Ted Adams) to keep quiet about his own gold strike, but he partly reveals the location to Morgan before he is killed by Brandon's henchmen, while en route to the recorder's office. Mary Cramer (Virginia Carroll) is informed by Johnny of her husband's murder. Their young son, Bud (Lanny Rees as Sonny Rees), has a letter from his father which indicates the strike to be under a peculiary-shaped rock. Brand kills himself when Johnny confronts him with the old wanted poster. Brandon's daughter, Marcia (Virginia Belmont), blames Johnny and in revenge reveals to the public that Cramer's strike is on Dead Man's Basin. Morgan order the wagon train destined for the gold area to be wiped out by his men posing as Indians, but Johnny and Dusty help Mary and Marcia excape. The strange rock and the gold aare discovered by Johnny, and Mary becomes a rich woman. Morgan is killed by Johnny in a gun fight, and he and Marcia make plans for their future happiness.
58.
The Timber Trail (1948) as Sheriff
59.
Son of God's Country (1948) as Lt. Art Bigelow
60.
Carson City Raiders (1948) as Tom Drew, also known as Fargo Jack
Frazier is out to stop Nugget's freight line. He has Starky impersonate the notorious outlaw Fargo Jack. But Rocky quickly realizes that the new Sheriff Tom was the real Fargo Jack and he sets out to trap the gang.
61.
West of Sonora (1948) as Black Murphy
62.
El Dorado Pass (1948) as Page
63.
Partners of the Sunset (1948) as Bill Thompson
Middle-aged Bill Thompson (Steve Darrell) returns to his ranch with his much younger bride, Janice (Christine Larsen, once again as Christine Larson), and her supposed brother Lon (Leonard Penn.) When Thompson's son Dan (Jay Kirby) disapproves of the surprise re-marriage of his father, the latter orders him off the ranch, without his promised horses, despite the pleas of ranch foreman Jimmy Wakely (Jimmy Wakely) and cowhand "Cannonball" (Dub Taylor as "Cannonball" Taylor.) Janice and Lon, in reality sweethearts, plot to gain Thompson's rich holdings. In town, outlaws Kirk (Marshall Reed) and Hashknife (Carl Sepulveda) try to persuade the intoxicated Dan to let them steal the horses. Thompson breaks with his son again when he sees him drinking. Jimmy and "Cannonball" thwart the horse rustlers and Janice swears secrecy when the trusting-Jimmy tells her that Dan led the horse thieves, but she has Lon inform her husband. Thompson hits Dan, tells him to leave and sends for his attorney to draw up the papers to disinherit his son. Lon kills Thompson, and Dan is jailed on circumstantial evidence. Jimmy and "Cannonball" help him escape jail, but he is wounded and brought to the ranch to have Janice dress his wound. The trusting-Jimmy departs, while Lon awaits in the next room to get rid of the last obstacle in his and Janice's scheme.
64.
Song of My Heart (1948) as Aide in uniform
65.
Campus Sleuth (1948) as Detective
66.
Half Past Midnight (1948) as Plainclothesman
67.
Dangerous Years (1948) as Detective
Jeff Carter has put an end to the town's delinquency with a boys' club. Young hoodlum Danny shows up and influences teenagers Doris, Willy and Leo. They hang out at a juke joint where Eve (one of Marilyn's first bit parts) works. When Jeff tries to stop a robbery planned by Danny, he is killed and Danny goes on trial.
69.
Roses Are Red (1947) as Jailguard
This script rode in right off of the range that had been ridden at least twice by Tim McCoy at Columbia. Writer Elmam did little other than moving it from a Western to a big-town Eastern. Don Castle plays a newly-elected district attorney but, just before he takes office, the town's crooked political boss (Edward Keane) has his henchies (including Jeff Chandler)kidnap him with intentions of replacing him with an ex-convict(Don Castle in a dual role) who is his exact double. While the D.A.'s double/replacement is studying his mannerisms where he is being held captive, the D.A. knocks out the double, takes his clothes and manages to fool the gang boss into thinking he is the ex-con. The henchies then kill the ex-con thinking he is the D.A. The latter continues to impersonate his double until he has set and sprung the trap on the gang boss and his minions. Peggy Knudsen plays the D.A's. fiance, Patricia Knight the wife of the ex-con and Joe Sawyer pops up as a crooked police official.
70.
Angel and the Badman (1947) as Gambler
When a Quaker girl nurses a notorious gunman back to health, he tries to adopt her peaceful ways.
71.
Riders of the Lone Star (1947) as Murdock
An outlaw gang is trying to stop the reopening of a mine as they look for the money left there by the famous outlaw Dusty Morton. After a ten year absence, Morton has apparently reappeared and Steve arrives looking for him. He finds his son who also wonders if his father is still alive. With the gang soon after him, the Durango Kid goes into action and Steve tries to learn who the real Dusty Morgan is.
72.
Trailing Danger (1947) as George Bannister
73.
Under Colorado Skies (1947) as Clip
When his bank is robbed, a teller recognizes one of the crooks as his brother.
74.
On the Old Spanish Trail (1947) as Al
A cowboy turns bounty hunter to pay off his debts.
75.
Prairie Express (1947) as
Johnny Hudson (Johnny Mack Brown) recovers afreight wagon belonging to Faro Jenkins (Raymond Hatton) and Dave Porter (Robert Winkler), after outlaws led by Burke (Marshall Reed) attack the pair and steal it. Real estate agent Gordon Gregg (William Ruhl as William H. Ruhl)is secretly behind the plot to break up the Porter-Jenkins freight line so that they will go bankrupt and he can claim Porter's ranch. Johnny gives Faro $2000 for new equipment. Johnny and Faro also capture a pair of the outlaws and they are jailed, but escape after Gregg knifes Sheriff Bill (Steve Darrell). Freightline employee Lem (Ted Adams), in league with Gregg's gang, steals the murder knife which Johnny had picked up for fingerprint evidence. Gregg gives Faro's freight line a special shipment and require an overnight camp and be prey for his henchmen. Johnny and Faro capture the outlaws by a trick. Burke is killed by Gregg when he demands his share of the loot, and Gregg then takes Peggy Porter (Virginia Belmont) as a hostage. Johnny arrives in time to overpower Gregg and the remnants of his gang. A new railroad promises to bring prosperity to the region.
76.
Valley of Fear (1947) as Tom Lansing
Johnny Williams (Johnny Mack Brown) returns to his home town of Beaufort, and finds himself when being chased by banker Henry Stevens (Tristram Coffin), Grangers Association head Les Travers (Ed Cassidy as Edward Cassidy)and real estate agent Frank Wilkins (Ted Adams.) At the Williams ranch, cowhand Rusty Peters (Raymond Hatton) explains that Johnny's uncle, ostensibly killed in an accident, is believed by the townspeople to have embezzled money from the local bank that is holding mortgages that now must be foreclosed. Neighboring rancher Tom Lansing (Steve Darrell) offers to help Johnny clear himself from the accusation that he received the stolen money. At the scene of the "accident" in which his uncle died, Johnny finds new evidence and is shot at by Duke (Eddie Parker as Edwin Parker), henchman of the man secretly trying to grad up the land by taking over the mortgages. Joan Travers (Christine McIntyre) is antagonistic toward Johhny when her fiance Stephens goes to jail for the embezzlement to trick the real culprit to relax his guard, so Johnny and Sheriff Burt Wheeler (Pierce Lyden) can bring him to justice. After the sheriff and several others are killed, another real estate agent (Edward Peil as Edward J. Peil)confesses that Lansing is the brains behind the land-grab and murders.
77.
Backlash (1947) as Sgt. Gorman
A body, believed to be that of a criminal lawyer, sends the police hunting for the killer. The lawyer's wife, his partner, and an ex-convict are, in turn, suspected of the crime. But the body was incorrectly identified, and the lawyer is still alive. He murders his partner and is planning on killing his wife.
78.
Roll on Texas Moon (1946) as Joe Cummings
To get the Delaney ranch Cole's henchman Anders has started a phony range war between the cattlemen and sheepmen. After killing Delaney, he tries to kill his daughter Jill and then Roy who was sent to investigate the war. But the failed attempts gives Roy the information he needs.
79.
Gentlemen with Guns (1946) as McAllister
80.
The Bride Wore Boots (1946) as Spectator
81.
The Catman of Paris (1946) as Driver
82.
83.
Lightning Raiders (1946) as Frank Hayden
84.
Terrors on Horseback (1946) as Jim Austin, also known as Buck
When Fuzzy's niece is killed in a stage holdup, Billy and Fuzzy go after the killers. They catch Tryon only to have him shot before he can talk. When Gordon confesses he is also killed. But Billy has a plan. He announces Gordon is alive and will shortly name the killer.
85.
Heldorado (1946) as Mitch
Roy Rogers (Roy Rogers), a Nevada State Ranger Captain in charge of the Rangers Reclamation Service, makes a trip to Las Vegas for the annual Heldorado Frontier Days Festival, as he wants to help his old friend Gabby Whittaker (George Hayes) who originated the idea (at least, in this film).In Las Vegas, Roy meets heiress Carol Randall, who has been selected as the Queen of the Heldorado. Roy is informed that the F.B.I. wants an immediate investigation of the counterfeit thousand dollar bills that are being passed over the gambling tables at the casino.
86.
Under Nevada Skies (1946) as Larsen
Rodeo star Roy Rogers (Roy Rogers), returning with his horse "Trigger" to his home town, finds old Tom Craig (Leyland Hodgson) murdered and offers his aid to "acting sheriff" Gabby Whittaker (George Hayes). Roy meets Helen Williams (Dale Evans), new singer at the Trading Post club, who is on her way to see Craig about a family-heirloom crest which he has stolen from her father. Arthur Courtney (Douglass Dumbrille)is informed by his henchmen that Craig is dead but they were unable to find the crest since Gabby, Helen and Roy had appeared on the scene. He orders them to get rid of Roy and Helen. After narrowly missing being killed while on their way to an Indian pow-wow, Roy and Gabby go to the Craig ranch where they discover an old clock and the crest hidden it it. They are taken captive by Courtney's henchmen and watch Courtney press a catch on the crest and take out a piece of paper. A fight ensues and The Sons of the Pioneers (Bob Nolan, Tim Spencer, Hugh Farr, Karl Farr and "Shug" Fisher) and Roy's Indian friends come to Roy's and Gabby's aid.
87.
The Stork Club (1945) as Stork Club captain
A hat-check girl gets rich quick when she saves a millionaire's life.
88.
Nothing But Trouble (1945) as Zoo keeper
A pair of dimwits get jobs as servants to a boy king whose life is in danger.
89.
The Bullfighters (1945) as Mexican policeman Mexican policemen
The boys are detectives working in Mexico. Laurel happens to resemble a famous matador who has disappeared, and he is enlisted to replace him in the bullring.
90.
Dixie Dugan (1943) as First work
91.
Chetniks! (1943) as Italian captain
A guerrilla resistance leader battles Nazi troops in German-occupied Yugoslavia.
92.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Officer
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
93.
We Go Fast (1941) as Chef
Rose Couglin (Lynn Bari) is a wise-cracking waitress at a coffe-pt diner with policemen Bob Brandon (Alan Curtis) and Herman Huff (Don DeFore billed as Don DeForest) vying for her attention. Their argument ends when the place is held up, but Brandon tricks the crook and captures him, but lets Herman take the credit. Herman now must sponsor Bob's application to the motrocycle force and is enev more dismayed when society deb Diana Hempstead (Sheila Ryan)takes a liking to Bob. Rose also finds herself involved with a swindle upon a refrigerator manufacturer by a bogus foreign potentate, Nabob (Gerald Mohr.)
94.
I'll Wait for You (1941) as Napkin counter
A wounded gangster's recuperation on a remote farm leads to love.

Cast (special)

95.
Meet McGraw (1954)
The pilot film for the series of the same title. The exploits of McGraw, a hood with a price on his head, who hires out his services (as a detective) to people who cannot turn to police for help. In the pilot episode, broadcast as a segment of "Four Star Playhouse," McGraw is hired by a beautiful wo

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