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Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

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Also Known As: Died: May 7, 2000
Born: December 9, 1909 Cause of Death: Parkinson's disease
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Mary Pickford, The Muse of the Movies (2010)
Traces the life and work of the legendary silent film star, movie pioneer, and shrewd business woman who co-created United Artists Studios and was a major force in the creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Pickford's life (1892-1979) also parallels an even larger story, the te
2.
Mary Pickford: A Life on Film (2000) as Interviewee
A documentary that explores the life of Mary Pickford who by age seventeen, had become the first actress to achieve international superstardom. By the time she was thirty, she was the first and only woman ever to own a major movie studio, the only woman to be the highest-paid actor in Hollywood and
3.
From Russia to Hollywood: The 100-Year Odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff (1999)
The legacy of actor-teacher Michael Chekhov and his student-protege George Shdanoff on classical Hollywood actors such as Gregory Peck and Patricia Neal is explored. Coming to Hollywood during World War II, both men helped to create and define a school of acting that offered an alternative to Stanis
4.
Vivien Leigh: Scarlett And Beyond (1990)
Interviews and rare film clips trace the troubled career of one of the screen's most beautiful actresses. Hosted by Jessica Lange.
5.
Auntie Sue (1989) as Edward A W White
Detective B.L. Stryker's Auntie Sue has a grand but illegal plan to leave the Sunnydale Retirement Home with two close friends and take up housekeeping in an old mansion that is up for sale. She asks her nephew to make the deal with the real estate people.
6.
Going Hollywood: The War Years (1983) as Himself
Compilation documentary on the film industry's world and efforts during World War II.
7.
Ghost Story (1981) as Edward Wanderley
Four old men get together one a week to entertain each other by telling scary tales. This diversion takes an ugly turn when one of the most terrifying stories comes to life and a woman they mistakenly left for dead many years before comes back to exact her revenge.
8.
Hostage Tower, The (1980) as Malcolm Philpott
Billed as novelist Alistair MacLean's first original television thriller, this tale finds flamboyant master criminal Keir Dullea and several specialists staging an audacious scheme to capture the Eiffel Tower and hold as hostage one of its visitors, the U.S. President's mother (veteran British actre
9.
Churchill the Man (1973) as Narration
10.
Crooked Hearts, The (1972) as Rex Willoughby
A charming but somewhat larcenous widow attempts to snare a rich bachelor through a lonely hearts club, but her scheme boomerangs into a deadly cat-and-mouse game. This marked the TV-movie debut of both Rosalind Russell and Douglas Fairbanks Jr., and was sadly also Russell's last film role.
11.
The Funniest Man in the World (1969) as Narrator
12.
Chase a Crooked Shadow (1958) as Himself
A man shows up at a woman's villa claiming to be her presumably deceased brother.
13.
Mr. Drake's Duck (1951) as Donald Drake
Mr. Drake and his wife live a nice, quiet life on their Sussex farm, until one of their ducks lays a radioactive egg made of uranium! When the government finds out about this, the Armed Forces storm onto the farm in a frantic search for the duck responsible.
14.
State Secret (1950) as Dr John Marlowe
15.
The Fighting O'Flynn (1949) as The O'Flynn
O'Flynn, soldier of fortune, returns to Ireland during the Napoleonic wars just in time to save Lady Benedetta from robbers. But they pursue her to ruinous Castle O'Flynn, after secret papers she carries which would reveal Napoleon's plans to invade Ireland. The Napoleonic agents (and British traitors) will stop at nothing to gain their ends, but the swashbuckling exploits of the O'Flynn may be a match for them all
16.
That Lady in Ermine (1948) as Colonel/Duke
A newlywed countess falls for a Hungarian invader.
17.
The Exile (1947) as Charles Stuart
A deposed king fights for his life while hiding out at a farm.
18.
Sinbad the Sailor (1947) as Sinbad [the Sailor, also known as Prince Ahmed]
The Arabian Nights hero sets off to find the lost treasure of Alexander the Great.
19.
The Corsican Brothers (1941) as Mario [Franchi]/Lucien [Franchi]
Siamese twins, separated in infancy, join forces to avenge their parents' murder.
20.
Angels over Broadway (1940) as Bill O'Brien
A playwright persuades a con artist to help an embezzler go straight.
21.
Green Hell (1940) as Keith Brandon
A group of adventurers head deep into a South American jungle in search of ancient Incan treasure. A beautiful woman, brought to their camp by hired bearers, has come to join her husband, a newer member of the group, who was recently killed by hostile natives. As the months go by, jealousies and tempers flare as fights break out over the woman. The Incan treasure is finally found but the treaure-seekers, now united by a common enemy, are about to be attacked by hundreds of fierce natives armed with bows and poisoned arrows.
22.
Safari (1940) as Jim Logan
23.
Gunga Din (1939) as [Sergeant Thomas] Ballantine
Three British soldiers seek treasure during an uprising in India.
24.
The Sun Never Sets (1939) as John Randolph
When Clive Randolph finally returns "home" from Gold Coast colony, younger brother John balks at following the family Colonial Service tradition. But back in Gold Coast, one Zurof, nominally studying ants, pursues a hidden political agenda that causes worldwide unrest; the Colonial Office persuades both brothers to go back and deal with it. Young John makes a mess of things, then must save the day on his own.
25.
Rulers of the Sea (1939) as David Gillespie
26.
Having Wonderful Time (1938) as Chick [Kirkland]
A New York girl finds love at a summer resort.
27.
The Rage of Paris (1938) as Jim Trevor
Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ritzy New York City hotel, the trio plot to have Gloria catch the eye of Bill Duncan, a handsome millionaire staying at the hotel. The plan works and the two quickly become engaged. Nicole's plan may be thwarted by Bill's friend, Jim Trevor, who's met Nicole before and sees through her plot.
28.
Joy of Living (1938) as Dan [Brewster]
A Broadway musical star falls for an eccentric millionaire.
29.
The Young in Heart (1938) as Richard, her brother
A family of con artists saves the life of a wealthy old woman and plots to fleece her.
30.
When Thief Meets Thief (1937) as Ricky Morgan
31.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1937) as Rupert of Hentzau
An Englishman who resembles the king of a small European nation gets mixed up in palace intrigue when his look-alike is kidnapped.
32.
Accused (1937) as Tony Seymour
33.
The Amateur Gentleman (1936) as Barnabas Barty, also known as John Beverly
34.
Mimi (1935)
The story of a struggling playwright (Fairbanks, Jr) in 1850s Paris and his mate (Gertrude Lawrence) whose love furnishes him with the inspiration he has long sought
35.
Man of the Moment (1935)
A fortune-hunter saves a young woman from drowning, risking his marriage to an heiress.
36.
Success at Any Price (1934) as Joe Martin
A young man ruthlessly climbs the corporate ladder only to attempt suicide when the stock market crashes.
37.
The Rise Of Catherine The Great (1934)
Marriage to the heir to the Russian throne is far from a picnic for his lovely German bride.
38.
The Life of Jimmy Dolan (1933) as Jimmy [Dolan later known as Jack Dougherty]
A boxer facing a murder charge finds refuge in a children's home.
39.
The Narrow Corner (1933) as Fred [Blake]
A man on the run for murder tries to escape fate in the Pacific islands.
40.
Morning Glory (1933) as Joseph Sheridan
A stage struck girl travels to New York determined to make it on Broadway.
41.
Captured! (1933) as [Jack] Digby
While in a POW camp, a man discovers his best friend was his wife's lover.
42.
Parachute Jumper (1933) as Bill Keller
A gangster victimizes three friends trying to get jobs.
43.
Union Depot (1932) as Chic
An out-of-luck con artist discovers a suitcase full of money at a train station.
44.
It's Tough to Be Famous (1932) as Scotty McClenahan
Fame complicates a naval hero's private life.
45.
L'athl├Ęte incomplet (1932) as Fred Miller
46.
Scarlet Dawn (1932) as [Baron] Nikita Krasnoff
A Russian nobleman and his fiancee elope to live as peasants in Turkey.
47.
Love Is a Racket (1932) as Jimmy Russell
A beautiful girl convinces a reporter to cover up her involvement in a murder.
48.
L'aviateur (1931) as
49.
I Like Your Nerve (1931) as Larry O'Brien
A bookworm turns himself into a romantic adventurer in Central America.
50.
Chances (1931) as Jack Ingleside
When brothers fighting World War I together fall for the same girl, it spells danger.
51.
Little Caesar (1931) as Joe Massaro
A small-time hood shoots his way to the top, but how long can he stay there?
52.
One Night at Susie's (1930) as Dick
53.
Loose Ankles (1930) as Gil Hayden
A young woman will inherit a million dollars if she marries well.
54.
The Little Accident (1930) as Norman
55.
The Way of All Men (1930) as Billy Bear
56.
Party Girl (1930) as Jay Rountree
A wealthy young man finds himself caught up in the "escort girl" racket, and becomes the target of a cute young floozie and her conniving mother.
57.
Outward Bound (1930) as Henry
Passengers on a fog-shrouded ship learn that they are lost souls on the way to heaven or hell.
58.
Fast Life (1929) as Douglas Stratton
59.
Our Modern Maidens (1929) as Gil
In this silent film, a flapper offers herself to a diplomat to advance her fiance's career.
60.
The Show of Shows (1929) as Ambrose
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
61.
The Jazz Age (1929) as Steve Maxwell
62.
The Forward Pass (1929) as Marty Reid
63.
The Careless Age (1929) as Wyn
64.
The Power of the Press (1928) as Clem Rogers
65.
The Toilers (1928) as Steve
66.
Modern Mothers (1928) as David Starke
67.
A Woman of Affairs (1928) as Jeffrey
Prejudice keeps a free spirit from the man she loves, triggering a series of tragedies.
68.
The Barker (1928) as Chris Miller
69.
Dead Man's Curve (1928) as Vernon Keith
70.
Women Love Diamonds (1927) as Jerry Croker-Kelley
71.
A Texas Steer (1927) as Fairleigh Bright
72.
Is Zat So? (1927) as G. Clinton Blackburn
73.
Padlocked (1926) as "Sonny" Galloway
74.
The American Venus (1926) as Triton
A dazzling story of the perfect American beauty!
75.
Man Bait (1926) as Jeff Sanford
76.
Broken Hearts of Hollywood (1926) as Hal Terwilliger
77.
Stella Dallas (1925) as Richard Grovesnor
78.
The Air Mail (1925) as Sandy
79.
Wild Horse Mesa (1925) as Chess Weymer
80.
Stephen Steps Out (1923) as Stephen Harlow, Jr.

Writer (feature film)

81.
The Fighting O'Flynn (1949) as Screenwriter
O'Flynn, soldier of fortune, returns to Ireland during the Napoleonic wars just in time to save Lady Benedetta from robbers. But they pursue her to ruinous Castle O'Flynn, after secret papers she carries which would reveal Napoleon's plans to invade Ireland. The Napoleonic agents (and British traitors) will stop at nothing to gain their ends, but the swashbuckling exploits of the O'Flynn may be a match for them all
82.
The Exile (1947) as Writer
A deposed king fights for his life while hiding out at a farm.
83.
Scarlet Dawn (1932) as Contr to dial
A Russian nobleman and his fiancee elope to live as peasants in Turkey.

Producer (feature film)

84.
Chase a Crooked Shadow (1958) as Producer
A man shows up at a woman's villa claiming to be her presumably deceased brother.
85.
Silken Affair, The (1958) as Producer
86.
Police Dog (1955) as Producer
When his colleague is killed during a chase in Kentish Town, London bobby Frank volunteers to become a dog-handler. Rex, his new companion, starts to take over his home life more than expected, to the irritation of girl-friend Pat. Frank just hopes the killer will re-appear.
87.
Another Man's Poison (1952) as Presented By
A mystery writer's real life turns to intrigue when her criminal husband escapes from prison.
88.
Mr. Drake's Duck (1951) as Pres and prod
Mr. Drake and his wife live a nice, quiet life on their Sussex farm, until one of their ducks lays a radioactive egg made of uranium! When the government finds out about this, the Armed Forces storm onto the farm in a frantic search for the duck responsible.
89.
The Fighting O'Flynn (1949) as Producer
O'Flynn, soldier of fortune, returns to Ireland during the Napoleonic wars just in time to save Lady Benedetta from robbers. But they pursue her to ruinous Castle O'Flynn, after secret papers she carries which would reveal Napoleon's plans to invade Ireland. The Napoleonic agents (and British traitors) will stop at nothing to gain their ends, but the swashbuckling exploits of the O'Flynn may be a match for them all
90.
The Exile (1947) as Producer
A deposed king fights for his life while hiding out at a farm.
91.
Angels over Broadway (1940) as Associate Producer
A playwright persuades a con artist to help an embezzler go straight.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

92.
Sunset (1988) as Assistance
Fictional story about silent western film star Tom Mix playing his hero Wyatt Earp.

Cast (special)

93.
John Wayne: American Legend (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actor John Wayne.
94.
Loretta Young (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actress Loretta Young.
95.
Battle Over Citizen Kane, The (1996) as Interviewee
Documentary recounting the clash between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over the production and release of Welles' 1941 film, "Citizen Kane," which was a brutal portrait of the newspaper magnate.
96.
Stars and Stripes: Hollywood and World War II (1991)
A special commemorating the 50th anniversaries of the United Services Organization (USO) and the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The program also chronicles Hollywood's support of the Armed Forces and the USO.
97.
World War II: A Personal Journey (1991)
A four-part special tracing the history of World War II by the use of film footage, stills and personal recollections.
98.
Night of 100 Stars III (1990)
A celebrity benefit for The Actors' Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dance and comedy. Features nearly 175 stars of stage, screen, sports, and fashion.
99.
You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story (1990)
A documentary about songwriter Cole Porter. Explores his contributions to Broadway and Hollywood and celebrates his distinctive lifestyle and point of view through archival material and interviews with friends.
100.
1990 Ace Awards-11th Annual (1990) as Presenter
Live presentation of the eleventh annual ACE Awards, honoring the best in made-for-cable programming. Sponsored by the National Academy of Cable Programming.
101.
75th Anniversary of Beverly Hills, The (1989)
A seventy-fifth anniversary salute to the city of Beverly Hills, California. Included is the presentation of the annual Will Rogers Award to entertainer Frank Sinatra; a tour of the city's designer shops by Shelley Long; Christmas and Fourth of July ceremonies; an auto tour of the city conducted by
102.
Evening With Alan Jay Lerner, An (1989)
Broadcast of a fund-raising gala honoring lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, taped from Lincoln Center in New York. Broadcast as a presentation of "Great Performances."
103.
Cary Grant: The Leading Man (1988) as Interviewee
A documentary about the late film actor Cary Grant, featuring interviews with several of Grant's colleagues and clips from his classic films. A "Crazy About the Movies" presentation.
104.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1988)
A special broadcast of the eleventh annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, taped December 4, 1988 in Washington, DC. This year's honorees are Alvin Ailey, George Burns, Myrna Loy, Alexander Schneider, and Roger L. Stevens.
105.
Iolanthe (1987) as Host
A television adaptation of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta.
106.
Laurence Olivier -- A Life (1986)
A documentary on the life and career of film and theater actor Laurence Olivier.
107.
Ruddigore (1985) as Host
A television adaptation of the Gilbert and Sullivan 1887 operetta. The story, set in the 19th-century fishing village of Rederring, relates the efforts of the Lord of Ruddigore Castle to have his curse, which compels him to commit a crime each day or die, lifted.
108.
Patience (1985) as Host
A television adaptation of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta that lampoons Britain's aesthetic movement in arts and letters in the late 19th century. The story, set in and around Bucolic Castle, centers on the romantic yearnings of Reginald Bunthorne, a foppish poet who is head over heels in love wi
109.
Sorcerer, The (1985) as Host
A television adaptation of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta about romantic mix-ups in a genteel English village.
110.
American Film Institute Salute to Lillian Gish, The (1984) as Host
A tribute to actress Lilian Gish, winner of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award.
111.
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984) as Himself
Biography of the Academy Award winning director including dramatic color footage of WWII.
112.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's 30th Anniversary TV Special (1981)
A salute to Bob Hope on the anniversary of his thirty years on television.
113.
Raquel (1980) as God
Elegant production numbers are tied into a whimsical story about a beautiful star who yearns to escape from her obnoxious agent and find an elite corner of paradise in New York City.

Cast (special)

114.
Arthur Hailey's "Strong Medicine" (1986) as Eli Camperdown

Cast (short)

115.
King & Queen Meet the Stars (1954)
In this promotional short film, the king and queen of England meet various Hollywood stars.
116.
"After Autumn..." with Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (1952)
In this short film, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. urges citizens to donate warm clothes and food to ARK (American Relief for Korea).
117.
Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)
This short film presents the awards ceremony for the 1939 Academy Awards.
118.
Hollywood Goes to Town (1938)
Thousands of stars and fans gather in Hollywood for the world premiere of "Marie Antoinette" (1938) in this promotional short film.
119.
How I Play Golf by Bobby Jones No. 10 Trouble Shots (1931)
In this short film, golfer Bobby Jones presents how to hit the golf ball out of roughs, water, weeds, and trees.
120.
Intimate Dinner in Celebration of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee, An (1930)
In this short film, Mr. and Mrs. Warner Bros. Pictures host a dinner in honor of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee.

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