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Cast (feature film)

El Paso Wrecking Corp (1977) as Repairman
After some drinking triggers a fight, Gene and Hank are fired. Determined to land some other kind of blue-collar work, the two gay men begin looking, but are often distracted by the men they meet on their job search.
State of the Union (1948) as Reporter
A presidential candidate fights to keep his integrity and his wife during a grueling campaign.
The 13th Hour (1947) as Truck driver
In the 7th of Columbia's "Whistler" series, truck-firm owner Steve Reynolds (Richard Dix) gets involved in a feud with a rival firm, and shortly thereafter is slugged by a masked assailant who steals the truck he is driving. The assailant runs down a policeman in the truck and leaves other clues pointing to Reynolds as the cop killer. With only a glove, with diamonds stuck in the thumb,as a clue, and while evading the police and other characters after him and the diamonds, Reynolds finally runs down the guilty party and clears himself.
The Son of Rusty (1947) as
When they are separated, a boy and his dog fight to find each other.
Boston Blackie and the Law (1946) as Reporter
A reformed thief brings a magic show to a woman's prison and gets mixed up in an escape.
Gallant Journey (1946) as Barker
An aviation pioneer fights his family's objections to invent a flying machine.
Vacation in Reno (1946) as Hotel clerk
Newlyweds try to survive their first fight.
Kitty (1946) as Fishhawker
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
Holiday in Mexico (1946) as Waiter
An ambassador''''s daughter falls for a famous musician.
An Angel Comes to Brooklyn (1945) as Waiter
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Clown
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
Along Came Jones (1945) as Coach passenger
A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw.
Casanova in Burlesque (1944) as Driver
Murder in Times Square (1943) as Reporter
A stage actor tries to solve a bizarre series of murders.
The Adventures of a Rookie (1943) as
Idiot soldiers on leave get themselves trapped in an all-women's boarding house.
Gals, Incorporated (1943) as
"Gals, Incorporated" is a nightclub sponsored by elderly playboy Cornelius Rensington III (Leon Errol) that features Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra, with all the other employees and entertainers being beautiful girls. Molly (Grace McDonald) is president of the corporation and Gwen (Harriet Hillard) is head of the executive staff. Jennifer Rensington (Minna Phillips), Cornelius' sister, threatens to cut off his share of the family income unless he settles down and gets married. The girls persuade the unwilling Molly to pose as Cornelius' wife. The sister arrives with Bill Rensington (David Bacon), Cornelius' son by a former marriage. Molly, while attracted to Bill, has to play out her role and Bill, thinking she has married his father for his money, turns his attention to Gwen, a scheming mercenary. Gwen arranges for Bill to cross the state line with her and get married, but Cornelius and the other girls catch up before the ceremony can be performed. Bill is told the truth about the hoax, and gathers Molly up in his arms.
Gildersleeve's Bad Day (1943) as Juror
A small-town politician is the jury hold-out in a sensational murder case.
Sing Your Worries Away (1942) as Taxi driver
A daffy songwriter inherits a fortune but has to fight off gangsters to get it.
The Talk of the Town (1942) as Waiter
An escaped political prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.
Dr. Broadway (1942) as Weasel-faced man
Mexican Spitfire at Sea (1942) as Ship's waiter
An advertising executive and his temperamental wife sail to Hawaii in search of business.
Let's Make Music (1941) as Waiter
A spinster schoolteacher becomes a national sensation when she writes a big-band hit.
Meet John Doe (1941) as Electrician
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt (1939) as Heavy
A spy forces a reformed jewel thief to crack the safe where plans for an anti-aircraft gun are stored.
Only Angels Have Wings (1939) as Mechanic
A team of flyers risks their lives to deliver the mail in a mountainous South American country.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Senate clerk
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
Start Cheering (1938) as Candy butcher
Fed up with Hollywood, a movie star enrolls in a small-town college.
Adventure in Sahara (1938) as Steward
Agadez is a lonely French outpost baking under the desert sun and commanded by the cruel and oppressive Captain Savatt (C. Henry Gordon.) To it comes, at his own request, Legionnaire Jim Wilson (Paul Kelly) soon followed by his fiancee, Carla Preston (Lorna Gray), who has been tracing him from post to post. Legionnaires seize the fort and turn Savitt loose in the Arab-haunted desert with only a fraction of the water and food needed to get back to civilization. But Savitt gets through and returns to the fort at the head of an avenging troop of men. But Arabs surround Savitt and his men, and the mutineers, knowing that to leave the fort and aid them means their own death...
The Main Event (1938) as Ticket seller
City Streets (1938) as Waiter
The Little Adventuress (1938) as Counter man
All-American Sweetheart (1937) as Waiter
I'll Take Romance (1937) as Sailor
An opera manager tries to woo a soprano back to his company.
She Married an Artist (1937) as Steward
If You Could Only Cook (1935) as Waiter
An unhappy executive gets a job as a butler on a lark, only to fall for the family cook.
The Girl Who Came Back (1935) as Sims
The Whole Town's Talking (1935) as Steward
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
Behind the Evidence (1935) as Waiter
Fugitive Lady (1934) as Waiter
The Captain Hates the Sea (1934) as Deck steward
A bond thief, a private eye and a drunken reporter wreak havoc on an ocean voyage.
Soul Mates (1916) as Sherman's confidential secretary

Music (feature film)

Beginners (2011)
When Oliver meets Anna shortly after his father has passed away, Oliver realizes just how much of a beginner he is when it comes to romantic love. Memories of his gay father encourage Oliver to open himself up to the potential of a true relationship.
Sweet and Lowdown (1999) as Song ("Hot Lips")
Emmet Ray, according to himself, was the greatest jazz guitarist of the 1920s and 1930s. At least in New York, anyway. Although Ray certainly had a signature style and a melodic skill, those who knew Ray best admit that perhaps he was best known in his extra-musical roles -- as a pimp and a kleptoma
Haunted Honeymoon (1986) as Song ("Hot Lips")
The Color Purple (1985) as Song ("Hot Lips")
A young African-American woman fights for independence during the early years of the 20th century.
Jazz Ball (1958) as Composer
Lady, Let's Dance! (1944) as Composer
Why Be Good? (1929) as Composer
A virtuous flapper gets into a compromising situation with the boss''s son.
The Shopworn Angel (1929) as Composer
Illusion (1929) as Composer

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