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Paul Douglas

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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
The Mating Game (1959) as [Sidney] Pop Larkin
A tax agent falls for a farm girl whose father he's investigating.
2.
This Could Be the Night (1957) as Rocco
A schoolteacher gets a secretarial job at a gangster-run nightclub.
3.
Beau James (1957) as Chris Nolan
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.
4.
The Gamma People (1956) as Mike Wilson
A mad scientist uses gamma rays to turn the country's youth into either geniuses or subhumans at the bidding of an equally mad dictator.
5.
The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956) as Edward L. McKeever
A small time investor takes on the management of a major corporation.
6.
Joe MacBeth (1956) as Joe MacBeth
The classic Shakespearean tale is set inside a gangster's story.
7.
The Leather Saint (1956) as Gus McCullough
Episcopalian minister Gil Allen (John Derek) keeps up his college days interest in boxing by working out at a gym run by his friend, Tom Kelley (Richard Shannon.) Gil declines when fight manager Gus McAuliffe (Paul Douglas) offers to get him some bouts but, spurred by the need for a new iron lung and a swimming pool in his community, Gil takes on a fight, without disclosing his true profession, and knocks out his opponent with one punch. This impresses Pearl Gorman (Jody Lawrence), girl friend of fight promoter Tony Lorenzo (Cesar Romero.) Pearl was a promising singer until her fiance, a boxer, died in the ring but is now on the bottle. She drinks more heavily when Gil ignores her. Gil is about to quit boxing but when Father Ritchie (Ernest Truex) informs him that a down payment has already been made on the iron lung, he continues. He explains his winnings from his fights to Father Ritchie as donations from a friend in the leather business. Pearl learns his true identity and, through his influence, quits drinking. Gil one-punches his way to enough wins to pay off the iron lung and build a swimming pool for the Boys Club---girls couldn't swim in 1956---and the only surprise in this overdose of sweetness is that Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald didn't show up for the swimming pool dedication.
8.
Green Fire (1955) as Vic Leonard
An emerald prospector clashes with a beautiful plantation owner in South America.
9.
High and Dry (1954) as Marshall
The skipper of a tatty coastal 'puffer' boat cons an American into letting "The Maggie" carry a cargo to a Scottish island. The American soon realises he's been conned but can he stop them ?
10.
Forever Female (1954) as E. Harry Phillips
An aspiring playwright gets an opportunity to see his play produced but is forced to make significant changes in the script so that the producer can cast his middle-aged ex-wife in the ingenue leading role.
11.
Executive Suite (1954) as Josiah Walter Dudley
When a business magnate dies, his board of directors fights over who should run the company.
12.
Never Wave at a WAC (1953) as Andrew McBain
A divorced socialite joins the Army hoping it will improve her love life.
13.
We're Not Married! (1952) as Hector Woodruff
A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married. Annabel Norris, already Mrs. Mississippi and ready to enter the Mrs. America contest, is now free to enter the Miss Mississippi contest.
14.
When in Rome (1952) as Joe Brewster
A con artist disguises himself as a priest, then begins to believe the role.
15.
Clash by Night (1952) as Jerry D'Amato
An embittered woman seeks escape in marriage, only to fall for her husband's best friend.
16.
Fourteen Hours (1951) as Charlie Dunnigan
A policeman tries to talk a desperate young man off the ledge of a New York skyscraper.
17.
The Guy Who Came Back (1951) as "Hurricane" Harry Joplin
Former football star Harry Joplin is down on his luck, both in his career and in his married life. He seems convinced of his own unworthiness, but a chance to play in a charity football game helps him see his life in a new light.
18.
Angels in the Outfield (1951) as Guffy McGovern
The short-tempered manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates mends his ways in return for a little divine assistance.
19.
Rhubarb (1951) as Man on park bench
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancTe Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
20.
The Big Lift (1950) as Hank Kowalski
Two Air Force sergeants find love while flying the Berlin Airlift.
21.
Panic in the Streets (1950) as Police Captain Warren
A killer evades the police not knowing he has a deadly plague.
22.
Love That Brute (1950) as Big Ed Hanley
In 1928, Big Ed Hanley (Paul Douglas), boss of a gang of Chicago racketeers, has money and power, but he is bored. Watching some kids play in the park, he sees Ruth Manning (Jean Peters) and is interested at once. He tells her he has a couple of kids and gives her the job of taking care of them. He moves Mamie (Joan Davis) in as a housekeeper, but the best he can scrape up as a son is Harry, a pint-sized monster. A couple of henchmen sent by to rub Big Ed out by his rival, Pretty Willie (Cesar Romero), are relieved of their hardware by Quentin (Arthur Treacher), Ed's butler, and Bugs, his right-hand man. They march them downstairs, supposedly to drop in the river, but actually leave them in a very nice jail maintained by Ed for gangsters who drop by to rub him out. Ed's problems include keeping Ruth, who has begun to like him, from finding out about his activities, increasing his family and keeping uninvited guests from dropping by.
23.
A Letter to Three Wives (1949) as Porter Hollingsway
A small-town seductress notifies her three best friends that she has run off with one of their husbands.
24.
Everybody Does It (1949) as Leonard Borland, also known as Logan Bennett
While fostering his wife's opera career, a businessman discovers he's the one with talent.
25.
It Happens Every Spring (1949) as Monk Lanigan
A scientist invents a baseball that can't be hit.

Cast (special)

26.
Lady Died at Midnight, The (1958) as Captain Mccaffrey
The pilot film for "Pursuit," a series of dramas about the plight of people being pursued by others. The pilot episode relates the story of a convicted murderer who vows to break out of prison and revenge himself on the people who were responsible for his capture.
27.
Born Yesterday (1956) as Harry Brock
The story of a wealthy junk dealer and the complications that ensue when he hires a writer to "educate" his sassy girlfriend.
28.
Justice (1953) as Husband
The pilot film for the series of the same title. Dramatizations based on the files of the Legal Aid Society. In the pilot episode, an impoverished wife seeks the society's help when she learns that her husband is being blackmailed.

Cast (short)

29.
Saturday Night Swing Club (1938)
Bobby Hackett and his orchestra perform several sing numbers in this musical short.

Misc. Crew (short)

30.
Screen Director, The (1951)
This short film provides a behind-the-scenes look at the responsibilities of a motion picture director.

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