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Cast (feature film)

King of the Lumberjacks (1940) as Dr. Vance
A northwoods lumberjack unwittingly marries his best friend''''s girl.
Granny Get Your Gun (1940) as Jake
An elderly woman turns sheriff to clear her granddaughter of murder charges.
Devil's Island (1939) as Priest
A surgeon unjustly sent to Devil''''s Island fights to survive harsh treatment.
On Trial (1939) as Judge
A novice lawyer must defend a killer.
Timber Stampede (1939) as Henry Clay Baylor
Cattlemen fight corrupt railroad men out to destroy the forest.
The Star Maker (1939) as Mac, the accountant
Private Detective (1939) as Justice of the peace
Rival detectives fall in love when they''''re forced to work together.
Pride of the Blue Grass (1939) as Dr. Holmes
A jockey trains a blind horse for the Grand National.
Dodge City (1939) as
A soldier of fortune takes on the corrupt boss of a Western town.
Each Dawn I Die (1939) as Judge Crowder
A crusading reporter becomes a hardened convict when he's framed.
The Arizona Kid (1939) as Dr. Radford
A Confederate officer tries to expose outlaws posing as members of his army.
The Amazing Doctor Clitterhouse (1938) as Surgeon
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
Daredevil Drivers (1938) as Mr. Perkins
Rival bus companies find an unusual go-between in a former auto racer.
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.
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.
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.
Under Western Stars (1938) as Mayor Briggs
A singing-cowboy congressman goes to Washington to save ranchers from a power dam.
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.
Accidents Will Happen (1938) as Dr. Faris
An insurance man tangles with a fraud ring.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as Priest
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
The Gambling Terror (1937) as [Homer] Bradley
Alcatraz Island (1937) as
A prison inmate is framed for killing a con who once tried to kidnap his daughter.
The Trusted Outlaw (1937) as Jim Swain
Lightnin' Crandall (1937) as Parson Durkin
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.
Stars over Arizona (1937) as Sidewinder
Law and Lead (1937) as Hawley
Arizona Days (1937) as Joe Workman
Varsity Show (1937) as Professor
A Broadway producer puts on a show at his alma mater.
Hittin' the Trail (1937) as James Clark
Empty Holsters (1937) as Doctor
An outlaw frames a cowboy to steal his girl.
Atlantic Flight (1937) as
A pioneering aviator helps bring a madcap heiress and a fellow flyer together.
The Toast of New York (1937) as Member of board of directors
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
Riders of the Rockies (1937) as Jeffries
Danger Valley (1937) as Old timer
The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen (1937) as Sheriff Walker
Riders of the Dawn (1937) as Two-Gun Gardner
Trouble at Midnight (1937) as [Henry] Goff
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.
Doomed at Sundown (1937) as Butch Brawley
The Kid Ranger (1936) as Brent
Tundra (1936) as Storekeeper
Idaho Kid (1936) as [Clint] Hollister
Sundown Saunders (1936) as Sheriff Baker
The Gun Ranger (1936) as Bud Cooper
Stormy Trails (1936) as [Steve] Varick
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.
Pinto Rustlers (1936) as Bud Walton
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.
Ghost Town (1936) as Dan McCall
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.
Step on It (1936) as Mr. Banning
Based by a true story of an estranged couple stranded in a blizzard at Christmas, Suzanne Shemwell's estranged husband Jim unexpectedly comes to Idaho for a family visit just before the holiday, Suzanne is less than thrilled, but their two daughters, 16-year-old Miranda and seven-year-old Taryn, are
Santa Fe Bound (1936) as Tibbets
Roamin' Wild (1936) as Jim Madison
Caryl of the Mountains (1936) as Inspector Bradshaw
The Speed Reporter (1936) as John Parker
Gun Grit (1936)
Fighting Coward (1935) as John Russell
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.
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.
Danger Ahead (1935) as
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.
No Man's Range (1935) as
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.
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.
Wolf Riders (1935) as Red Wolf
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.
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.
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.
Saddle Aces (1935) as
Last of the Clintons (1935) as Luke Todd
Smokey Smith (1935) as
Fighting Pioneers (1935) as Sergeant Luke
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.
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...
Toll of the Desert (1935) as Dad Carson
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.
The Lawless Frontier (1934) as Zanti
Two gunmen team up to take on a Mexican bandit who''''s done them both wrong.
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.
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.
The Star Packer (1934) as Mason
A U.S. Marshall takes on the job of defeating a mysterious criminal.
'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.
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.
Randy Rides Alone (1934) as Sheriff
An undercover agent searches for a murderous outlaw.
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.
The Fugitive (1933) as Spike
Galloping Romeo (1933) as Pete Manning
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.
Law of the West (1932) as Butch
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.
Son of Oklahoma (1932) as Brent
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 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)

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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