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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
King of the Lumberjacks (1940) as Dr. Vance
A northwoods lumberjack unwittingly marries his best friend's girl.
2.
Granny Get Your Gun (1940) as Jake
An elderly woman turns sheriff to clear her granddaughter of murder charges.
3.
Devil's Island (1939) as Priest
A surgeon unjustly sent to Devil's Island fights to survive harsh treatment.
4.
The Star Maker (1939) as Mac, the accountant
5.
Each Dawn I Die (1939) as Judge Crowder
A crusading reporter becomes a hardened convict when he's framed.
6.
Dodge City (1939) as
A soldier of fortune takes on the corrupt boss of a Western town.
7.
Pride of the Blue Grass (1939) as Dr. Holmes
A jockey trains a blind horse for the Grand National.
8.
Private Detective (1939) as Justice of the peace
Rival detectives fall in love when they're forced to work together.
9.
The Arizona Kid (1939) as Dr. Radford
A Confederate officer tries to expose outlaws posing as members of his army.
10.
Timber Stampede (1939) as Henry Clay Baylor
Cattlemen fight corrupt railroad men out to destroy the forest.
11.
On Trial (1939) as Judge
A novice lawyer must defend a killer.
12.
Under Western Stars (1938) as Mayor Briggs
In his starring debut Roy gets elected to congress in order to bring water to the ranchers in his district. In Washington he learns he needs the backing of a key congressman and gets that man to go west for an inspection trip. When the Congressman is initally unimpressed, Roy gets the inspection party stranded without water to show the true conditions.
13.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as Priest
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
14.
Daredevil Drivers (1938) as Mr. Perkins
Rival bus companies find an unusual go-between in a former auto racer.
15.
The Old Barn Dance (1938) as Clem
Sally Dawson gets Gene to sign a contract to sing on her struggling radio station. Gene is selling horses and unknown to him the sponsor of his program is the tractor company he is competing against. When the ranchers that bought tractors can't make their payments and Maxwell forecloses, the ranchers blame Autry.
16.
The Man from Music Mountain (1938) as Martin
Scanlon is pulling off a land swindle by selling lots in a ghost town claiming the power company is bringing in a line. As a bonus he throws in shares in a worthless gold mine. Gene is on to Scanlon and tries to get him to buy back the deeds by salting the mine with gold. But when a new vein is really discovered Gene has to stop the sales but is trapped in the mine by Scanlon's men.
17.
Two Gun Justice (1938) as Old timer
A western town is being overrun and ruled by a gang of outlaws led by Bart (John Merton). Former Ranger Tim (Tim McCoy) is called out of retirement and assigned to clean up the gang. He disguises himself as a Mexican bandit, joins the gang and works from within.
18.
Accidents Will Happen (1938) as Dr. Faris
An insurance man tangles with a fraud ring.
19.
The Purple Vigilantes (1938) as David Ross
David Ross organizes the ranchers into a vigilante group to rid the town of outlaws. The plan succeeds but the trouble starts when some of the men form a new vigilante group and posing as the original one plunder for loot.
20.
The Amazing Doctor Clitterhouse (1938) as Surgeon
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
21.
Atlantic Flight (1937) as
A pioneering aviator helps bring a madcap heiress and a fellow flyer together.
22.
The Toast of New York (1937) as Member of board of directors
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
23.
Riders of the Dawn (1937) as Two-Gun Gardner
24.
The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen (1937) as Sheriff Walker
25.
Danger Valley (1937) as Old timer
26.
Riders of the Rockies (1937) as Jeffries
27.
Hittin' the Trail (1937) as James Clark
28.
Law and Lead (1937) as Hawley
29.
Trouble in Texas (1937) as Barker
Tex is on the rodeo circuit looking for the men that killed his brother and he finds them in Middleton. Barker expects his man Squint to win the prize money but when Tex starts winning all the events, they put the poisoned needle in his halter rope, planning to have him mysteriously die just as the others did.
30.
Lightnin' Crandall (1937) as Parson Durkin
31.
The Trusted Outlaw (1937) as Jim Swain
32.
Assassin of Youth (1937) as Henry "Pop" Brady
A high-school girl gets involved with a ring of teenage marijuana smokers and starts down the road to ruin. A reporter poses as a soda jerk to infiltrate the gang of teen dope fiends.
33.
Empty Holsters (1937) as Doctor
An outlaw frames a cowboy to steal his girl.
34.
35.
Doomed at Sundown (1937) as Butch Brawley
36.
Trouble at Midnight (1937) as [Henry] Goff
37.
The Gambling Terror (1937) as [Homer] Bradley
38.
Alcatraz Island (1937) as
A prison inmate is framed for killing a con who once tried to kidnap his daughter.
39.
Stars over Arizona (1937) as Sidewinder
40.
Arizona Days (1937) as Joe Workman
41.
Varsity Show (1937) as Professor
A Broadway producer puts on a show at his alma mater.
42.
Gun Grit (1936)
43.
Desert Justice (1936) as
On his last day as a Mounted Traffic Officer, Jack saves Ellen from a serious accident and then he catches a bank robber. His Brother Dave was part of the gang and Dave takes them to Jack's ranch. When Jack arrives he is made a prisoner. The gangleader Rod then kills Dave, ties up Jack, sets the house on fire and flees. Luckily Ellen arrives to free Jack and he heads out after Rod.
44.
Ghost Town (1936) as Dan McCall
45.
46.
47.
Cavalcade of the West (1936) as Chrisman
Two brothers are separated when young. One becomes the pony express rider Clint Knox and the other the outlaw Ace Carter. Their next meeting finds Ace way-laying Clint as he delivers the mail.
48.
Pinto Rustlers (1936) as Bud Walton
49.
Riding On (1936) as Buck O'Neill
Bolton has organized a feud between the Rork's and the O'Neil's. He has rustled cattle and killed a man putting the blame on Danny O'Neil. Tom Rork has found a bullet with markings on it that he hopes will clear Danny and bring in the real killer.
50.
Stormy Trails (1936) as [Steve] Varick
51.
The Gun Ranger (1936) as Bud Cooper
52.
Sundown Saunders (1936) as Sheriff Baker
53.
Idaho Kid (1936) as [Clint] Hollister
54.
Tundra (1936) as Storekeeper
55.
The Kid Ranger (1936) as Brent
56.
Santa Fe Bound (1936) as Tibbets
57.
Roamin' Wild (1936) as Jim Madison
58.
Step on It (1936) as Mr. Banning
59.
The Speed Reporter (1936) as John Parker
60.
Caryl of the Mountains (1936) as Inspector Bradshaw
61.
Last of the Clintons (1935) as Luke Todd
62.
Fighting Pioneers (1935) as Sergeant Luke
63.
Saddle Aces (1935) as
64.
Between Men (1935) as Trent
When his young son is shot, John Wellington kills the culprit and flees. But his son Johnny recovers and is raised by Sir George. Some twenty years later Johnny sets out to find Sir George's missing granddaughter. He finds her and also finds Rand, but neither of the two men realize they are father and son.
65.
66.
Unconquered Bandit (1935) as
Tom plans to revenge his fathers death at the hands of Cleyburn's men. He makes a deal with wanted outlaw the Nighthawk. Then posing as the Nighthawk, he plans to rob Cleyburn until he is bankrupt and also marry his niece Helen leaving him with nothing. But things do not go as planned.
67.
Fighting Coward (1935) as John Russell
68.
Toll of the Desert (1935) as Dad Carson
69.
No Man's Range (1935) as
70.
Danger Ahead (1935) as
71.
72.
Social Error (1935) as
One of a series of films, including two shorts, produced by William Berke starring David Sharpe, following Sharpe's work for Hal Roach in shorts and before Sharpe became a mostly-full time stunt man. In this one, Sharpe sings, tap dances, does acrobats, fights, climbs up and down building walls and drives and rides all vehicles that come his way. The first half is a series of collegiate escapades as Ed Bentley (David Sharpe) is finally expelled from dear old Wellmore by Dean Carter (Monte Blue), and he and his valet, Shadow (Fred Toones billed as "Snowflake") are on the way to a bank to get money to go home on, when Ed mistakes two bodyguards (Roger Williams and Ted Adams) pushing their charge, heiress June Merton (Gertrude Messinger, then married to David Sharpe), into a car as being kidnappers. He and Shadow follow them to the Merton apartment and begin to try and "rescue" her from the kidnappers who aren't kidnappers, although with Roger Williams and Ted Adams in the roles, the impression is that it hasn't occurred to them and one keeps expecting them to revert to type. But across the hall, Louie (Matty Fain) and Sonia (Sheila Terry), the low-rent tenants living on the same floor with the "rich" Mertons, have every intention of kidnapping the girl, and do so with the aid of the bumbling Ed and Shadow. Berke was also producing a western series with Harry Carey at the time, and the only cast members from those westerns missing here are Chief Thunder Cloud, Harry Carey and his horse Sonny. Lots of outdoor action and chases with views of 1935 Hollywood.
73.
Lawless Range (1935) as Emmett
John Middleton is investigating cattle rustling when he is captured and tossed into a cave with Emmett, a rancher who disappeared earlier. They help each other escape and learn that a local banker is trying to scare everyone away to grab up some secret gold mines.
74.
The New Frontier (1935) as
In 1889 pioneers race ahead of the law to claim free land in Oklahoma, forming wide-open towns. In one such, citizens elect Milt Dawson to challenge the self-appointed rule of gambler Ace Holmes, only to have him shot in the back. But leading the next batch of settlers is Milt's quick-on-the-draw son John, who gets help from friendly outlaws.
75.
Courageous Avenger (1935) as Prisoner
An agent sent to investigate the thefts of gold bullion shipments discovers that the mine owner is behind it. He also finds out that the owner has his gang capture travelers in the desert to use as slave labor in the mine.
76.
Wolf Riders (1935) as Red Wolf
77.
Alias John Law (1935) as Kootney Kid
John Clark (Bob Steele) and his deaf pal, Bootch Collum (Buck Connors), are trailed by U. S. Marshal Lamar Bly (Jack Rockwell), who thinks they are part of The Kootney Kid's (Earl Dwire) gang, which had just held up the stage coach. But the gang attacks the pair, and Bly joins them in the gunfight. Bly is wounded and is taken to a Mexican's camp to recover. He gives John his badge and authorizes him to take up the hunt. The Kid, unknown to John by sight, is on a ranch which he hopes to gain legal possession of as it has oil. It is really John's by right, which he does not know until informed by his sweetheart, Joan Vallon (Roberta Gale.) The Kid has taken a letter from the stage holdup which he is using to establish his identity as the rightful owner named Everett Tarkington Clark, John's real name. John is in the courtroom when the Kid makes his claim, but his protest is overruled and he is arrested on suspicion of having killed Marshal Bly. He and Bootch escape and ride to intercept the Kid who is on his way to eliminate Bly, the only person that can verify John's claim...
78.
Big Calibre (1935) as Sheriff
Intent on avenging his father's murder, Roy Neal and his sidekick Rusty find themselves in the border town of Gladstone where Neal is mistakenly arrested for the robbery of a mail truck. After escaping, Neal joins up with pretty June Bowers whose father has apparently also been murdered. Neal, suspecting two of the town's leading businessmen of being the murderers, tries to flush them out before the sheriff can lock him up again.
79.
Born to Battle (1935) as
Good-natured troublemaker "Cyclone" Tom Saunders is hired by a ranchers' association manager to investigate recent cattle rustling at one of their ranches and to see if a pair of nesters have anything to do with it. After discovering the nesters, pretty Betty Powell and her rickety old father, are incapable of rustling, Tom instead turns his attention to the huge, swaggering bully of a foreman, Nate Lenox.
80.
The Dawn Rider (1935) as
John Mason is hit with a bullet. Alice who nurses him turns out to be the sister of the man Mason is looking for, the man who gunned down his father.
81.
Smokey Smith (1935) as
82.
The Star Packer (1934) as Mason
A U.S. Marshall takes on the job of defeating a mysterious criminal.
83.
The Lucky Texan (1934) as Williams
Jerry Mason (Wayne), a young Texan, and Jake Benson (Hayes), an old rancher, become partners and strike it rich with a gold mine. They then find their lives complicated by bad guys and a woman.
84.
The Lawless Frontier (1934) as Zanti
Two gunmen team up to take on a Mexican bandit who's done them both wrong.
85.
Blue Steel (1934) as Henchman
When Sheriff Jake sees a man at the safe and then finds the payroll gone, he trails him. Just as he is about to arrest him, the man saves his life. Still suspicious, he joins up with the man and later they learn that Melgrove, the towns leading citizen, is trying to take over the area's ranches by having his gang stop all incoming supply wagons. With the ranchers about to sell to Melgrove, the two newcomers say they will bring in provisions.
86.
West of the Divide (1934) as Red
Ted Hayden impersonates a wanted man and joins Gentry's gang only to learn later that Gentry was the one who killed his father. He saves Virginia Winters' dad's ranch from Gentry and also rescues his long-lost brother Spud.
87.
The Trail Beyond (1934) as Benoit
Rod Drew has been sent to find a missing miner and his daughter. He is joined by old friend Wabi whom he has to rescue from card cheats that framed him for murder. Later they find a skeleton and a map to a mine. When they put the map into a safe, a LaRocque henchman sees them. LaRocque wants the map and captures the Mountie sent to get Wabi. His man then dressed as the Mountie captures Rod and Wabi.
88.
'Neath the Arizona Skies (1934) as
Chris Morrell, the guardian of Indian girl Nina, is helping her track down her missing father. Until he is found, she is the heir to a rich oil field and in danger from Sam Black, whose gang is out to steal the lands. The outlaws knock out Chris and dress him in the clothes of a wanted bank robber. When Chris awakes, he discovers that now he must continue the quest while running from the law himself.
89.
Randy Rides Alone (1934) as Sheriff
An undercover agent searches for a murderous outlaw.
90.
Riders of Destiny (1933) as Slip Morgan
Badguy Kincaid controls the local water supply and plans to do in the other ranchers. Government agent Saunders shows up undercover to do in Kincaid and win the heart of one of his victims Fay Denton.
91.
The Fugitive (1933) as Spike
92.
Galloping Romeo (1933) as Pete Manning
93.
From Broadway to Cheyenne (1932) as Rancher
When Owens' gang shoots it out in a New York nightclub, detective Breezy Kildare is wounded. After he recovers he takes a vacation at his father's ranch in Wyoming. Here he meets Owens again and finds him running a protection racket. When Breezy tries to stop him, Owens makes plans to eliminate Breezy.
94.
Son of Oklahoma (1932) as Brent
95.
The Man from Hell's Edges (1932) as Morgan
Williams goes to prison to become friends of the robbers that killed his father. Breaking out he learns that Lobo is the one he is after. With the help of Shamrock and Half Pint he goes after Lobo and his gang.
96.
Law of the West (1932) as Butch
97.
Dugan of the Bad Lands (1931) as Lang
The first of the series known as(and called such by Monogram)the "Bill 'n Andy" series with western star Bill Cody and a young Andy Shuford. Not a series in the usual sense as neither played continuing characters in the series and weren't always called Bill and Andy. Cody's trademark---intentional or otherwise---was a 20-gallon hat rather than the usual 10-gallon variety, and clothes that always seemed to have been made for someone a lot bigger than Bill Cody was...plus he would wear as many as three or four different hats(always big) within the same film, and have at least two or more costume changes(none that fit his frame)in most of his films.Costume changes in B-Westerns was out of the norm, primarily for budget and continuity reasons, but Cody had a large wardrobe and evidently brought most of it with him with intent to use.This one has Andy's father dying in the desert and Cody comes along and adopts him or something.They help Sheriff Manning(John Elliott)chase down his crooked deputy Dan Kirk(Ethan Laidlaw), and Andy gets a deputy's badge(junior version) and Bill gets the sheriff's daughter, June(Blanche Mehaffey.)

Cast (short)

98.
Lincoln in the White House (1939)
This short film chronicles Abraham Lincoln's presidency, from his inauguration through his delivery of the Gettysburg Address. Vitaphone Release 9023-9024.

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