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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Scorpion (1986) as Sam Douglas
After guerillas take over an airliner, the government calls upon the intelligence agent and karate expert the "Scorpion."
2.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985) as Glendon
Recast and redirected recreations of four classic tales from the landmark "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" of three TV decades earlier, with introductions by a computer colorized Hitchcock himself (and voice-over narration by John Huston), comprised this television-movie anthology which became the pilot
3.
Bogie (1980) as Howard Hawks
The Humphrey Bogart story from the early '30s until his death, covering the period as a struggling young actor through movie stardom and his marriages to Mayo Methot (the third Mrs. Bogart) and Lauren Bacall. Academy Award-winning writer Daniel Taradash, who co-wrote the screenplay to Bogart's "Knoc
4.
Doctors' Private Lives (1978) as Lou Wise
Two famed heart surgeons find their lives in turmoil when personal passions clash with medical ethics in this pilot for a prospective hospital-based series that finally emerged (briefly) in the spring of 1979.
5.
Ellery Queen (1975)
The pilot film for an atmospheric whodunit set in the 1940s that involves an author-criminologist in one of the cases stumping his New York City police inspector father -- the murder of a famed fashion designer. Hutton and Wayne continued their roles in the subsequent series (1975-76) that also had
6.
Linda (1973) as Officer Ramsey
A calculating woman kills her lover's wife, then sets about framing her own husband for the murder. Mary Robin-Redd replaced Jess Walton.
7.
Runaway! (1973) as Dr Phillips
A suspense thriller about a bunch of weekend skiers (familiar TV faces all) who sweat out a harrowing journey down a mountainside in a runaway train. Theatrically, in Great Britain, this film was titled, cleverly, as "The Runaway Train."
8.
Longest Night, The (1972) as Dr Steven Clay
A fact-based drama about a wealthy co-ed who is kidnapped and imprisoned underground in a coffin with a limited life-support system while her parents and police engage in an agonizing four-day search for her before she suffocates.
9.
Skyjacked (1972) as Harold Shaw
A mad bomber forces a jet to re-route to Moscow.
10.
Victim, The (1972) as 1st Patrolman
A wealthy woman is trapped by a fierce storm in the house with no electricity or phone, her murdered sister's body hidden in the basement, and a killer waiting for an opportunity to make her his next victim.
11.
See the Man Run (1971) as Ralph Larson
A bizarre tale of a struggling actor who casts himself as the middleman in a kidnap plot after being mistakenly called with a ransom demand, and decides to cut himself in for half of the payoff money. The film marked June Allyson's return to moviemaking after a twelve-year absence.
12.
Paper Man (1971) as Sheriff
A suspense drama that begins with a group of college students who create an identity for a fictitious credit card holder after feeding data into a computer and snowballs into a scheme that leaves three of them dead.
13.
Kelly's Heroes (1970) as Booker
An American platoon tries to recover buried treasure behind enemy lines.
14.
Backtrack (1969) as Sheriff Abbott
Trampas, a cowhand from Medicine Bow, Wyoming, is sent to Mexico to buy a bull for his employer. The ranch foreman warns him to watch out for himself in Laredo, a tough town on the Texas/Mexican border. Despite the warning, in a western version of the Dumas classic, "The Three Musketeers", Trampas manages to get himself engaged to fight three separate Texas Rangers within an hour of his arrival. Unlike D'Artagnan, he has no notion of actually fighting the Rangers: all he wants is out of Laredo. He's on his way out of town when he runs into the three Rangers--who turn out to be partners--on their way to track down a missing train carrying a payroll. The Rangers, learning Trampas is headed in the same direction they are, suggest they all ride together--that way, they can fight him after they have fulfilled their mission. Without much choice, Trampas wryly agrees. When they find the train, however, they quickly forget their quarrels--the train was robbed and everyone aboard killed, except for one infant covered by his mother's body. Concerned the baby won't survive long without care, they proceed across the Rio Grande to the nearest town, where they know of a cantina owner with innumerable children. They get the baby to Mama Dolores, but not without run-ins with Mexican Urales and marauding Yaquis. Somewhere along the way, the Rangers begin to suspect it was the Yaquis who robbed the train--but Yaquis don't rob trains and they have no use for money...and where did they get those fancy new rifles?
15.
Day of the Evil Gun (1968) as Reverend Yearby
A gunman tries to control a vengeful farmer whose wife has been kidnapped.
16.
Wild Seed (1965) as Mr. Collinge
A 17-year-old girl runs away from her east coast home, going west to Los Angeles to meet her biological father. She has learned from letters her mother kept that he was tragically separated from her before the girl's birth. On the road, she is protected and befriended by an independent-minded young drifter who helps her on her journey.
17.
FBI Code 98 (1964) as Special Agent Vernon Lockhart
18.
The Lively Set (1964) as Ernie Owens
Casey Owens (James Darren), a young mechanic, has developed a design for a turbine car engine, paving the way for a jet-powered auto certain to set a new land speed record. Wealthy playboy Stanford Rogers (Peter Mann) hires Casey to build the car for him to race in the Tri-State Endurance Run. Chuck Manning (Doug McClure), an engineering student Casey met in a drag race, discovers potential flaws in the car's design. After an unsuccessful test run, Rogers abandons the turbine-powered car for a traditional racing model, but Casey and Chuck rework the turbine vehicle to compete with Rogers in the endurance run. Pamela Tiffin plays Eadie, Chuck's sister who becomes Casey's love interest.
19.
The Crawling Hand (1963) as
After an astronaut space capsule is detonated in orbit, a teenager finds a severed arm among wreckage on earth. Soon the thing returns to life to murder and posses the young man's mind.
20.
Tammy Tell Me True (1961) as Professor Bateman
21.
Never So Few (1959) as Dr. Barry
A U.S. military troop takes command of a band of Burmese guerillas during World War II.
22.
Monster on the Campus (1958) as Sgt. Eddie Daniels
A college professor acquires a newly discovered specimen of a prehistoric fish. While examining the find he is accidentally exposed to it+s blood, turning him into a murderous Neanderthal.
23.
As Young as We Are (1958) as Bob
24.
Chain of Evidence (1957) as Bob Bradfield
25.
D-Day the Sixth of June (1956) as Maj. Mills
An American and a British soldier in love with the same woman head for the Normandy Invasion.
26.
Indestructible Man (1956) as Paul Lowe
Scientific experiments accidentally revive an executed criminal and make him impervious to harm, prompting him to seek revenge on his former partners.
27.
African Manhunt (1955) as Rene Carvel
28.
Carolina Cannonball (1955) as Don Mack
29.
Tarantula (1955) as Joe Burch
A scientist's experiments to cure hunger create a giant tarantula.
30.
Toughest Man Alive (1955) as Cal York
31.
Women's Prison (1955) as Don Jensen
A crusading psychiatrist battles a sadistic female warden to improve conditions at a women's prison.
32.
Massacre Canyon (1954) as Pvt. George W. Davis
Lt. Faraday has two wagons full of guns that he and his men must deliver. He also must escort two young ladies through hostile Indian Country. It is up to Running Horse to sabotage the wagons so that they will end up at Massacre Canyon where they will meet their fate.
33.
Dragnet (1954) as Intelligence officer
Two homicide detectives try to find just the facts behind a mobster's brutal murder.
34.
Ma and Pa Kettle at Home (1954) as Pete Crosby
Elwin Kettle might win a scholarship to an agricultural college. Essay contest judges Mannering and Crosby decide to choose between the two finalist by spending the weekend at the home of each. Pa makes numerous cosmetic improvements to his rundown home to impress the judges, but all wash away in a torrential rain storm. Will the judges still award the scholarship to Elwin?
35.
Tumbleweed (1953) as Seth [Blanden]
36.
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953) as Prof. George Ritchie
Nuclear tests set a dormant prehistoric monster on a path of destruction.
37.
Problem Girls (1953) as John Page
A reform school doctor uncovers a murder plot.
38.
Woman in the Dark (1952) as Father Tony Morello
39.
Chicago Calling (1952) as Jim
40.
Loan Shark (1952) as Norm
A vicious loan shark ring has been preying on factory workers. When several workers at a tire factory suffer violence at the hands of the loan sharkers, a union leader and the factory owner try to recruit ex-con Joe Gargan to infiltrate to the gang. At first Joe does not want to get involved, but changes his mind when his brother-in-law dies at the hands of a savage loan shark hood. Joe works his way into the mob, but in order to keep his cover, Joe can't tell anyone what he is up to. This results in him being disowned by his sister and girl friend.
41.
Hot Lead (1951) as Dave Collins
A pair of cowboys take on train robbers.
42.
I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1951) as Ray
A ruthless fashion designer steps on everyone in her way in order to reach the top of her profession. Eventually she is forced to choose between her ambition and the man she loves.
43.
Desert of Lost Men (1951) as Dr. Jim T. Haynes
Landers and gang are after money intended for a new hospital. Lane and the Sheriff have a plan to trap them. But Landers hears of it and Lane is captured and the Sheriff's posse diverted. This clears the road for the gang to rob the stage bringing the money.
44.
Dynamite Pass (1950) as Stryker
Highwaymen invade a road built by cowboys.
45.
Tyrant of the Sea (1950) as Howard Palmer
46.
Chinatown at Midnight (1950) as Eddie Marsh
Hurd Hatfield, Jean Wiles, Tom Powers, Ray Walker, Charles Russell, Jacqueline De Wit, Benson Fong, Ross Elliott. Caught in the act of stealing some antique vases, a thief murders two Chinese men and sets off a manhunt in Chinatown.
47.
Three Secrets (1950) as Reporter
A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption. As the three await news of his rescue at a mountain cabin, they recall incidents from five years earlier and why they were forced to give up their son.
48.
Woman on the Run (1950) as Frank Johnson
Frank Johnson (Ross Elliott), sole witness to a gangland murder, goes into hiding and is trailed by Police Inspector Ferris (Robert Keith), on the theory that Frank is trying to escape from possible retaliation. Frank's wife, Eleanor (Ann Sheridan), suspects he is actually running away from their unsuccessful marriage. Aided by a newspaperman, Danny Leggett (Dennis O'Keefe), Eleanor sets out to locate her husband. The killer is also looking for him, and keeps close tabs on Eleanor.
51.
Streets of San Francisco (1949) as Clevens
52.
Angel on the Amazon (1948) as Frank Lane
53.
The Burning Cross (1947) as
Johnny (Hank Daniels), who is a returing veteran unable to adjust to his old life in his home town, succumbs to the pitch of a Ku Klux Klan organizer. It is only after he has worn the Klan sheet, and gone out on some raids, that he begins to realize what he has let himself in for; he is filled with horror and remorse when he sees the homes of neighbors burned, an old friend who defies the Klan killed, and his own wheel-chair father badly beaten. He meets with the State prosecutor, admits his own participation, and agrees to help bring down the Klan in his town.
54.
This Is the Army (1943) as Soldier
A song-and-dance man's son stages a big show starring World War II soldiers.

Cinematography (feature film)

55.
Hollywood Christmas Parade, The (1991) as Video
Broadcast of the 60th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, which was held December 1, 1991.

Cast (special)

56.
Irving Berlin: An American Song (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of American songwriter Irving Berlin.

Cinematography (special)

57.
7th Annual Soul Train Music Awards, The (1993) as Video Control
Broadcast of the Soul Train Music Awards, honoring African-American artists in 12 categories, including rhythm & blues, rap, gospel and urban contemporary.
58.
6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards, The (1992) as Video Control
A live presentation of the "6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards" honoring top recording artists in all genres of black music, including pop, rhythm & blues, jazz, gospel, and rap. Special awards are given to the best new artist of the year, best music video, the top entertainer of the year, as well a
59.
Hollywood's Welcome Home Desert Storm Parade (1991) as Video Control
Broadcast of a parade to welcome home troops who served in the Persian Gulf War.

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