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Joseph Aiken

Joseph Aiken

  • Berkeley Square (1933) November 23 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Sound (feature film)

1.
Hello Frisco, Hello (1943) as Sound
2.
He Hired the Boss (1943) as Sound
Hubert Wilkins (Stuart Erwin), a bookkeeper for Mr. Bates (Thurston Hall) by day and an air raid warden by night, patrols the district where his boss' warehouse is located, and finds two employees removing raw silk stocks. They say they are working under Bates' orders and brush him off. Hubert wants to marry Emily Conway (Elelyn Venable), company secretary, but can't see how he can afford it since he has loaned a salesman, Fuller (Chick Chandler), $400 with deeds to four lots as security. Don Bates (William T. Orr), son of the boss, is engaged to Emily's sister Sally (Vivian Blaine) though his father disapproves. He and Emily encourage Sally and Don to elope. Hubert, a little tipsy, buys two more lots from Fuller and goes to Bates' home and asks for a raise. He is fired and, the next morning, Emily also for helping Don to elope. Hubert discovers that the lots he bought are worth $100,000 and, unknown to Bates, buys the company. While on warden duty that night, he discovers that the two employees he previously saw taking silk from the warehouse are actually stealing it.
3.
My Friend Flicka (1943) as Sound
Young Ken McLaughlin has a problem doing anything to please his father. The boy is constantly getting into one sticky situation after another and is also a poor student. To teach him responsibility, Ken's parents give him a colt to take care of. Can he nurse it back to health when it becomes sick, and will he and his father ever bond ?
4.
The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1942) as Sound
In the shadows of the night Dudley Wolff (Paul Harvey), his secretary Alfred Dunning (Robert Emmett Keane), and his doctor, Haggard (Henry Wilcoxin), bury a body in the estate cemetary. At the house, Wolff's daughter Catherine (Marjorie Weaver) arrives unexpectedly and tells her step-mother Anne Wolff (Helene Reynolds) that she has just been married to Roger Blake (Richard Derr) who will be along in a few days. Cathy retires and is awakened by a mysterious assailant who fires a shot at her, but her parents tell her she was just dreaming. Wolff goes to the cemetary and finds the body missing. The scared Cathy calls in fast-talking private detective Mike Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) and, since her father doesn't like detectives, she introduces him as her husband. That evening Shayne hears a shot and finds that Haggard has been killed. While the police are questioning the family, the lights go out and a shot is fired from outside.
5.
Remember the Day (1942) as Sound
An elderly schoolteacher, waiting to meet a presidential nominee, recalls the time when he was her student.
6.
A Gentleman at Heart (1942) as Sound
A race-track bookie tries his hand in the art racket.
7.
It Happened in Flatbush (1942) as Sound
A disgraced ball player turns a Brooklyn team into champions.
8.
Rings on Her Fingers (1942) as Sound
Susan Miller (Gene Tierney) works behind the girdle counter in a department store and dreams about the beautiful clothes and glamour she can never hope to have. Enter May Worthington (Spring Byington) and Warren (Laird Cregar), a pair of con artists who pose as the mother and uncle of a pretty girl in order to separate millionaires from their money. They convince Susan she has an opportunity to fulfill all her dreams, and the trio heads for Palm Beach. Susan meets John Wheeler (Henry Fonda) who says he is shopping for a sailboat. Believing that he is a millionaire, Warren and May sell him a boat that doesn't belong to them, and make off with his $15,000 life savings. Looking for greener pastures, they work themselves into the family of wealthy Tod Wheeler (John Shepperd), who falls for Sue, posing as "Linda Worthington". But John shows up as a guest of Fenwick and he tells "Linda", not knowing she was part of the scam, that he has a detective after the fake captain (Warren) that sold him the boat. John admits that he is not a millionaire but only a $50-a-week clerk. He asks her to marry him and, over the protests of May, she accepts. Tod, who has been away, wires Linda a marriage proposal which is intercepted by Warren, who accepts on her behalf via a return wire. He intends to blackmail her into marrying Tod and then blackmail the Fenwicks into dissolving the marriage. To get John's money back to him, which she has but can't tell him, Linda enlists the aid of Colonel Prentiss (Henry Stephenson) who runs a gambling house, and the machines are fixed so that John wins his money back. Linda and John go to the terminal to leave, but Tod shows up and she tries to keep him away from John, who knows her as Sue.
9.
Berlin Correspondent (1942) as Sound
American correspondent Bill Roberts (Dana Andrews) is a thorn in the side of the Nazis, as his paper always scoops the world with the truth about Germany. Gestapo Captain Carl Von Rau (Martin Kosleck) means to plug the leak and assigns Karen Hauen (Virginia Gilmore), who he attends to wed, to the case. Roberts is obtaining his information for his stories and broadcasts from an elderly stamp collector who, defiantly opposed to the Nazis, sells the "proper" stamps to Roberts, giving him the information. Attracted to Karen, Roberts invites her to his apartment where she learns his secret. The old philatelist is sent to a concentration camp, and then Karen learns that he is her father (Erwin Kalser). She appeals to Roberts for help and he, in loyality to the old man and now in love with Karen, agrees to help.
10.
Sleepers West (1941) as Sound
Detective Shayne is on a train headed for San Francisco with a surprise witness (Hughes) whom many on board would like to keep from testifying at a murder trial.
11.
Golden Hoofs (1941) as Sound
12.
The Great American Broadcast (1941) as Sound
After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring everyone back together.
13.
Cadet Girl (1941) as Sound
West Point cadet Tex Mallory falls in love with Gene Baxter, a girl who sings with his brother's band. Even though it will mean his leaving the Academy, they decide to marry. But when brother Bob writes a patriotic ballad, Tex knows service to country must come before marriage.
14.
Charley's Aunt (1941) as Sound
Two college students convince their friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil.
15.
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940) as Sound
A man involved in a crime (Nolan) kills his key witness by mistake and resigns himself to death. He changes his name so as not to harm his family. The law is not content with his explanation, however.
16.
Charlie Chan in Panama (1940) as Sound
Charlie impersonates an employee of the U.S. government to foil an espionage plot which would destroy part of the Panama Canal, trapping a Navy fleet on its way to the Pacific after maneuvers in the Atlantic.
17.
Murder over New York (1940) as Sound
When Charlie attends a police convention in New York he learns of sabotage slowing down production in aircraft plants. He, of course, enters the case.
18.
Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise (1940) as Sound
On a cruise ship from Honolulu to San Francisco, the famous Chinese detective encounters four more murders while trying to figure out the murder of a Scotland Yard friend.
19.
Manhattan Heartbeat (1940) as Sound
20.
The Man I Married (1940) as Sound
Anti-Nazi tract laced with 1938 newsreel footage finds American girl (Bennett) married to a German (Lederer) gradually learning he is a Nazi, trying to get their son to America.
21.
Free, Blonde and 21 (1940) as Sound
22.
News Is Made at Night (1939) as Sound
23.
The Honeymoon's Over (1939) as Sound
24.
City in Darkness (1939) as Sound
Chan goes to Paris for a reunion with friends from World War I. There he investigates the murder of a munitions manufacturer who was supplying arms to the enemy. At the end Charlie preaches to us about the dangers of peace conferences.
26.
The Escape (1939) as Sound
An embittered Louie Peronni (Edward Norris) returns from prison to find that his sister, Juli Peronni (Amanda Duff), is engaged to policeman Eddie Farrell (Kane Richmond), and also finds that his secret wife Annie Qualen (June Gale) has placed their baby girl in a foundling home. With his old gang again, Louie plans a robbery of a fur warehouse. Louie shoots down the night watchman and is trailed home where his father Guiseppe Peronni (Henry Armetta) persuades him not to fight it out with the police. Determined to let Louie take the full rap, the gang kidnaps the district attorney's daughter. Annie informs Louie that the kidnapped child is really their own and was adopted from the foundling home.
27.
Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1939) as Sound
The Asian detective discovers a murder on a ship bound for Hawaii.
28.
Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938) as Sound
Mr. Moto has himself imprisoned on Devil's Island so he can help his cellmate (Ames) escape and thereby get the goods on a gang of international killers.
29.
Sharpshooters (1938) as Sound
30.
Time Out for Murder (1938) as Sound
A bank runner (Kellard) is accused of killing a woman (Hussey) for whom he deposited a large amount. Reporter (Stuart) and bank official (Stuart) investigate.
31.
Island in the Sky (1938) as Sound
District Attorney's investigator (Whalen) starts his honeymoon and a man is indicated for murder. His bride (Stuart) doubts the man's guilt and enlists the help of a former racketeer (Kelly) to find the real killer.
32.
International Settlement (1938) as Sound
33.
Always in Trouble (1938) as Sound
34.
Up the River (1938) as Sound
Card sharps Chipper Morgan (Preston Foster) and Darby Randall (Arthur Treacher) pick the wrong victim, Detective Willis (Alan Dinehart), on a transatlantic crossing, and are arrested upon docking in New York and returned up the river to Rockwell Prison, their old alma mater. They had played brilliant football for "dear old Pen" during their prior semesters, and prison coach Slim Nelson (Slim Summerville) is happy to see them back for graduate work, especially with the annual grudge game with Larson State Pen coming up. Willis, who has been named the new warden for Rockwell, gives them soft jobs and then places a large bet on the Larson eleven. Both Chipper and Darby feel badly about the raw deal handed fellow "student" Tommy Grant (Tony Martin) and his sweetheart, Helen (Phyllis Brooks), who were innocently caught up in a phoney pension racket ran by swindlers Jeffrey Mitchell (Sidney Toler) and Ray Douglas (Robert Allen), and were both jailed. When Phyllis is released from Stillwell Prison for Women, she tells Tommy about the two men and their racket, and he decides to escape, even though he has only a month more to serve, and put an end to their scheme. He plans his break for the night of the prison's "varsity show" and tells Chipper and Darby, who promise to help him. But the pair tie up Tommy and make the break themselves, dressed as women. They go to Springfield, save the victim's money, get a confession from Mitchell and Douglas clearing Tommy and Helen, turn them over to the sheriff...and race back to Rockwell to find their team behind 14-9 late in the game. Can they lead old Rockwell to a comeback victory?
35.
On the Avenue (1937) as Sound
A new Broadway show starring Gary Blake shamelessly lampoons the rich Carraway family. To get her own back, daughter Mimi sets out to ensnare Blake, but the courtship is soon for real, to the annoyance of his co-star, hoofing chanteuese Mona Merrick.
36.
Wife, Doctor and Nurse (1937) as Sound
37.
Love Under Fire (1937) as Sound
38.
Café Metropole (1937) as Sound
39.
Danger - Love at Work (1937) as Sound
A young lawyer is unable to get a family to sign a land sale contract until their daughter falls in love with him.
40.
Thank You, Mr. Moto (1937) as Sound
An Asian detective competes with treasure-hunters for the key to a priceless golden hoard.
41.
Ramona (1936) as Sound
Half-Indian girl (Young) brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house (Taylor) against his family's wishes and loves another Indian (Ameche) employed by the household.
42.
Lloyd's of London (1936) as Sound
A young man's love for a married woman leads him to help found an insurance company.
43.
White Fang (1936) as Sound
Jack London tale of a woman (Muir) and weakling brother (Beck) who inherit a mine. When the brother commits suicide the guide (Whalen) is accused of murder
44.
Thank You, Jeeves! (1936) as Sound
Erudite manservant Jeeves hopes to keep his frivolous employer Bertie out of new harrowing adventures, but a damsel in distress, carrying half of some mysterious plans, intrudes on their London flat one rainy night. Bertie follows her to country hotel Mooring Manor, prepared to do slapstick battle with crooks posing as Scotland Yard men.
45.
Under Two Flags (1936) as Sound
Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends Victor on dangerous assignments to be rid of him. He falls in love with Lady Venetia Cunningham, a visitor to the garrison.
46.
A Message to Garcia (1936) as Sound
A fiery Cuban woman guides an emissary from the U.S. president through the jungles of war-torn Cuba.
47.
The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935) as Sound
A farmer tries to convince the cook on a canal boat to leave her exciting life for him.
48.
The Crusades (1935) as Sound Recording
King Richard the Lionhearted launches a crusade to preserve Christianity in Jerusalem.
49.
Lottery Lover (1935) as Sound
50.
The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935) as Sound
Russian prince goes to Monte Carlo just after World War I with money supplied him by Parisian Russians. He wins but the casino operators want him honor the tradition of returning to the tables.
51.
Way Down East (1935) as Sound
52.
Doubting Thomas (1935) as Sound
When a man's wife neglects him for acting, he strikes back by joining the show.
53.
One More Spring (1935) as Sound
54.
Change of Heart (1934) as Sound
Janet Gaynor and James Dunn and their close friends Charles Farrell and Ginger Rogers graduate from a West Coast college and fly to New York City to find work.
55.
Hell in the Heavens (1934) as Sound
56.
Bottoms Up (1934) as Sound
Promoter Smoothe King helps a pair of phonies con their way into a movie company. As Wanda heads toward stardom, she turns more and more from King toward the matinee idol. King must decide between his plans and her happiness.
57.
Carolina (1934) as Sound
58.
Servants' Entrance (1934) as Sound
59.
Berkeley Square (1933) as Sound Recording
Leslie Howards time-travels between 1784 and 1933 London in this fantasy romance.
60.
Cavalcade (1933) as Sound Engineer
A British family survives war and changing times.
61.
Hoop-la (1933) as Sound
62.
My Weakness (1933) as Recording Engineer
63.
Adorable (1933) as Sound Recording
64.
65.
Cheaters at Play (1932) as Sound Recording
66.
Devil's Lottery (1932) as Sound Recording
67.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1932) as Sound Recording
68.
Chandu the Magician (1932) as Sound Recording
A hypnotist fights to stop a madman from destroying the world.
69.
Business and Pleasure (1932) as Sound Recording
70.
Delicious (1931) as Sound Recording
A Scottish immigrant falls for a dashing playboy engaged to another woman.
71.
A Connecticut Yankee (1931) as Sound Recording
An accident sends a modern repairman back in time to King Arthur's court.
72.
Daddy Long Legs (1931) as Sound Recording
Wealthy Jervis Pendleton acts as benefactor for orphan Judy Abbott, anonymously sponsoring her in her boarding school. But as she grows up, he finds himself falling in love with her, and she with him, though she does not know that the man she has fallen for is her benefactor.
73.
Always Goodbye (1931) as Sound Recording
74.
Cameo Kirby (1930) as Recording Engineer
75.
Fox Movietone Follies of 1930 (1930) as Sound Engineer
76.
Just Imagine (1930) as Recording Engineer
New York, 1980: airplanes have replaced cars, numbers have replaced names, pills have replaced food, government-arranged marriages have replaced love, and test tube babies have replaced ... well, you get the idea. Scientists revive a man struck by lightning in 1930; he is rechristened "Single O". He is befriended by J-21, who can't marry the girl of his dreams because he isn't "distinguished" enough -- until he is chosen for a 4-month expedition to Mars by a renegade scientist. The Mars J-21, his friend, and stowaway Single O visit is full of scantily clad women doing Busby Berkeley-style dance numbers and worshiping a fat middle-aged man.
77.
High Society Blues (1930) as Recording Engineer
78.
Words and Music (1929) as Sound
Phil and Pete compete for Mary's love and also in a contest for best song written by a college student. Notable as the first movie in which John Wayne gets billing (as Duke Morrison).
79.
Sunnyside Up (1929) as Recording Engineer
Molly and Bee, sweet young 'working girls,' live in a cheap room over a New York grocery store. Molly's idol, wealthy Jack Cromwell, lives in a Long Island mansion but is markedly less happy, since his fiancée Jane won't discourage her other admirers. Fleeing in his car, Jack ends up in an urban block party where he meets you-know-who.
80.
The Ghost Talks (1929) as Recording Engineer
81.
Lucky Star (1929) as Recording Engineer
War injuries come between a farm girl and her beau.
82.
Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (1929) as Recording Engineer
83.
Mother Knows Best (1928) as Recording Engineer

Film Production - Main (feature film)

84.
The Great American Broadcast (1941) as Technical Advisor
After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring everyone back together.

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