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Also Known As: Died: October 28, 1986
Born: November 10, 1909 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Producer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Wild Youth (1961) as Frankie
2.
Young and Wild (1958) as Jerry Coltrin
3.
Three Violent People (1957) as One-legged Confederate soldier
Two brothers and the wife of one, seething about the pillaging by a ruthless and greddy provisional government, become involved in conflict.
4.
The Hellcats of the Navy (1957) as Freddy Warren
A submarine commander inadvertently causes the death of a romantic rival under his command.
5.
The Desperados Are in Town (1956) as Lonny Kesh
6.
Top of the World (1955) as Lt. Skippy McGuire
When he's transferred to Alaska, a brash pilot tries to stop his ex-wife from remarrying.
7.
Return from the Sea (1954) as Porter
8.
Young Bess (1953) as Barnaby [Fitzpatrick]
The future Elizabeth I fights court intrigue in the turbulent years before her ascension to the throne.
9.
Take the High Ground! (1953) as Donald Quentin Dover IV
A tough drill sergeant prepares green recruits for service in the Korean War.
10.
Belles on Their Toes (1952) as Frank Gilbreth
The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance.
11.
The Ring (1952) as Billy Smith
12.
Starlift (1951) as Warner Bros. producer
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
13.
On the Loose (1951) as Larry Lindsay
When she's branded as a "bad girl," a troubled teen fights for her parents' approval.
14.
Air Cadet (1951) as Walt [Phillip] Carver
A new group of plebes (including roommates Joe, Russ, Jerry and Walt) arrive at an Air Force training camp and go through the usual "course of sprouts." Then on to jet training, where cadet Russ Coulter meets lovely Janet...who just happens to be the estranged wife of Major Page. Will a potential romantic triangle prevent Russ from qualifying as a fighter pilot? Or does the two men's rivalry run even deeper?
15.
September Affair (1951) as David Lawrence, Jr.
An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. This gives them the opportunity to live together free from their previous lives. Unfortunately, this artificial arrangement leads to greater and greater stress. Eventually the situation collapses when they come to pursue their original, individual interests without choosing a common path.
16.
Twelve O'Clock High (1949) as Sgt. McIllhenny
The head of a World War II bomber squadron cracks under the pressure.
17.
Mother Is a Freshman (1949) as Beaumont Jackson
Widow Abby Abbott is having serious money problems and has to dip into the family trust in order to pay for her daughter Susan's college tuition. The catch: Abby must also become a co-ed or she can't touch the money. After passing her entrance exams, Abby goes to college and becomes very popular, especially with a handsome English professor whom Susan has a crush on.
18.
You're My Everything (1949) as Harold, college boy in movie
In 1924, stage-struck Boston blueblood Hannah Adams picks up musical star Tim O'Connor and takes him home for dinner. One thing leads to another, and when Tim's show rolls on to Chicago a new Mrs. O'Connor comes along as incompetent chorus girl. Hollywood beckons, and we follow the star careers of the O'Connor family in silents and talkies. Includes good imitation "silents" with classic cameo by Buster Keaton.
19.
Yellow Sky (1948) as Bull Run
Outlaws on the run hide out in a ghost town.
20.
Green Grass of Wyoming (1948) as Ken McLaughlin
A roving stallion causes problems for Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd.
21.
Mother Wore Tights (1947) as Bob Clarkman
A married vaudeville team struggles to raise a family while touring the nation.
22.
Nora Prentiss (1947) as Gregory Talbot
An ambitious singer ruins a doctor's life.
23.
The Devil on Wheels (1947) as Todd Powell
American-International did not invent the juvenile delinquents-jalopies-reckless driving-hot rodders-build it at home-chicken playing genre of movies. PRC and Monogram started churning them out in the mid-forties as part of their let-this-be-a-lesson-to-you genre, preceded by the zoot-suiter and jitter-buggers films, which was better than the social guidance films teen-agers were being overdosed on at school. PRC did at least use card-carrying members of SAG. This one is a sermon against speeding, and Darryl Hickman has it brought straight home to him when he side-swipes a car and causes a collision in which his best friend is killed---the fate of all best friends in juvenile-theme movies including "Rebel Without a Cause"--- and his mother is injured. Lots of lecturing precedes and follows.
24.
Nobody Lives Forever (1946) as Bellhop
A con artist falls for the rich widow he's trying to fleece.
25.
Night and Day (1946) as Young customer
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
26.
Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (1946) as Harry Townsend
The always-welcome Elyse Knox and her All-American footballer turned broadcaster husband Tom Harmon appear together in this film but are not romantically involved, as she is the co-ed "sweetheart" of the title and he coaches the Varsity rowing crew. Some source describes Miss Knox as a B-actress. A more apt and better description would be one that describes her as an Actress who never got out of B-movies. This one is about half plot and half music but the plot is stretched pretty thin to cover 35 of the 75 minutes when it essentially boils down to: a couple of gamblers pressure the local night club(soft drinks only)owner to rig things so the local college rowing crew will lose their upcoming race. End of plot when the cowswain of the home team uses a rabbit's foot to plug the hole the gamblers cut in the bottom of their racing shell. Two of 1945's top hits, "Five Minutes More" and Slim Gaillard's "Cement Mixer, Putti-Putti" are performed, although some people who heard "Cement Mixer" in 1945 are still wondering what it was all about.
27.
Her Kind of Man (1946) as Copy boy
A singer can't choose between a charismatic gangster and an honest newspaperman.
28.
Danger Signal (1945) as Young boy
A man suspected of murder charms a secretary into helping him.
29.
Too Young to Know (1945) as Jimmy
A returning GI searches for the wife who left him and gave away their son.
30.
Mildred Pierce (1945) as High school boy
A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society.
31.
Roughly Speaking (1945) as Frankie, age 17
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.

Writer (feature film)

32.
33.
Chip Off the Old Block (1944) as Original Story
34.
New Moon (1940) as Screenwriter
A revolutionary leader romances a French aristocrat in Louisiana.
35.
Meet the Boyfriend (1937) as Story

Producer (feature film)

36.
One More Train to Rob (1971) as Producer
In the 1880's, Harker and his gang steal $40,000 from a train in the gold-mining country of California. After the robbery, the gang splits up to hide out, but when they meet to divide the spoils, Harker is cornered, framed for the crime and is sent to jail. When he is released over two years later,
37.
Sweet Charity (1969) as Producer
A taxi dancer''s faith in love leads her to one bad match after another.
38.
Hellfighters (1968) as Producer
While fighting a perilous oil-well fire, a demolition specialist seeks a reconciliation with his wife and daughter.
39.
The King's Pirate (1967) as Producer
Handsome British officer, Lt. Brian Hornsby is sent undercover to infiltrate a lively band of pirates. Lt. Brain soon finds himself involved with the Captain's girlfriend. Then Lt. Hornsby finds himself having to work quickly and smartly to capture a band of thieves.
40.
A Man Could Get Killed (1966) as Producer
An American businessman visiting Lisbon gets mistaken for a British secret agent who stole some diamonds. As a result, he has everybody in Lisbon after him.
41.
Blindfold (1966) as Executive Producer
Dr. Bartholomew Snow, a psychiatrist, is treating a man with emotional problems who, it turns out, is a brilliant scientist being pursued by different international powers and their operatives. Snow soon finds himself caught in the middle and out of desperation, he falls in with a mysterious and beautiful woman named Vicky Vincenti. But is she helping him, or is she yet another sinister figure out to manipulate him?
42.
Shenandoah (1965) as Producer
A Virginia farmer fights to keep his family together during the Civil War.
43.
A Very Special Favor (1965) as Executive Producer
In Paris, an oil executive does a favor for an older Parisian businessman by romancing the latter's daughter.
44.
The Brass Bottle (1964) as Producer
Comedy about the proverbial genie who comes out of a bottle (a table lamp in this instance) to serve his new master. The only problem is that instead of helping his master, the genie (Burl Ives) tends to get his master (Tony Randall) into more predicaments than he gets him out of.
45.
Bedtime Story (1964) as Executive Producer
Two con-men engage in a competitve game of seducing wealthy women on the French Riviera.
46.
Father Goose (1964) as Producer
A WWII drifter finds himself protecting schoolgirls and their beautiful teacher.
47.
For Love or Money (1963) as Producer
A millionairess forces her lawyer to find suitable husbands for her three daughters who stand to inherit a fortune.
48.
Captain Newman, M. D. (1963) as Producer
A World War II Army psychiatrist tries to help his battle-shocked patients.
49.
That Touch of Mink (1962) as Executive Producer
Attraction develops between a suave businessman and a young woman determined to protect her innocence.
50.
The Spiral Road (1962) as Producer
A selfish and prideful young Dutch doctor, through a series of circumstances, comes to learn that he does indeed "need" a higher spiritual being and other people.
51.
Lover Come Back (1961) as Executive Producer
An ad exec in disguise courts his pretty female competitor.
52.
Come September (1961) as Producer
A womanizing tycoon ends up chaperoning a group of American girls who have rented his Italian villa.
53.
The Great Impostor (1961) as Producer
Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a monk, a surgeon onboard a Canadian Warship, and a prison warden.
54.
The Perfect Furlough (1959) as Producer
The Army assigns a female psychologist to chaperone a corporal who''s won a date with a glamorous movie star.
55.
Operation Petticoat (1959) as Producer
During World War II, the crew of a decrepit submarine takes on a team of Army nurses.
56.
Flood Tide (1958) as Producer
The finding of a body on the beach leads to the conviction for murder of Bill Holleran (who claims innocence), thanks to the testimony of a 10-year-old boy, David Gordon. In flashback, Holleran's landlord Steve Martin recalls his prior involvement with David's widowed mother Anne, broken off because of the disabled boy's vindictive jealousy. Now that a man's life is at stake, Steve reluctantly re-enters the lives of the Gordons to find the truth. Is David a monster or just misunderstood?
57.
A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958) as Producer
In 1944, a company of German soldiers on the Russian front are numbed by the horrors and hardships of war when Private Ernst Graeber's long awaited furlough comes through. Back home in Germany, he finds his home bombed. While hopelessly searching for his parents, he meets lovely Elizabeth Kruse, daughter of a political prisoner; together they try to wrest sanity and survival from a world full of hatred.
58.
Man of a Thousand Faces (1957) as Producer
Chameleon-like actor Lon Chaney becomes a star while coping with his first wife's insanity.
59.
Kelly and Me (1957) as Producer
Flop vaudeville performer Len Carmody is adopted by Kelly, a trained dog abandoned by Malo's dog act. When Kelly joins Len's ho-hum song and dance, a popular comedy act is born. On the train, Len meets young Mina Van Runkel, daughter of a movie producer in desperate need of new talent (it's 1930). Successful in making "dog pictures," can Len stand being second banana to Kelly? Complications: a pallid romantic triangle...and the reappearance of Kelly's original owner.
60.
Mister Cory (1957) as Producer
Cory, an ambitious Chicago slum kid with a knack for gambling, gets a busboy job at a posh Wisconsin resort...where his real purpose is to gamble with the staff and guests and romance rich young ladies. Setbacks follow, but Cory eventually rises to a high position in the world of professional gambling. But he just can't forget the glamorous Vollard sisters. And now he has even farther to fall...
61.
The Midnight Story (1957) as Producer
Beloved priest Father Thomasino is murdered in a San Francisco alley, and the police have few clues. But traffic cop Joe Martini becomes obsessed with finding the killer; he suspects Sylvio Malatesta. Ordered off the case, Joe turns in his badge and investigates alone. Soon he is a close friend of the Malatesta family, all delightful people, especially lovely cousin Anna. Uncertain whether Sylvio is guilty or innocent, Joe is now torn between old and new loyalties.
62.
Francis in the Haunted House (1956) as Producer
63.
Pillars of the Sky (1956) as Producer
A cavalry officer trying to stop an Indian war gets involved with a married woman.
64.
A Day of Fury (1956) as Producer
65.
Lady Godiva of Coventry (1955) as Producer
In 11th-century England, King Edward the Confessor wants saxon Lord Leofric to marry a despised Norman woman, and has him jailed when he refuses. In jail, he meets Godiva, the sheriff's daughter, and soon they are wed. The times are turbulent and Godiva proves a militant bride; unhistorically, unrest between the Anglo-Saxon populace and the increasingly influential Norman French lead to her famous ride.
66.
The Long Gray Line (1955) as Producer
An Irish immigrant becomes one of West Point's most beloved officers.
67.
Ricochet Romance (1954) as Producer
68.
The Black Shield of Falworth (1954) as Producer
Technicolor & tights. In the days of King Henry IV, stalwart young Myles and his sister Meg have been raised as peasants, without any knowledge of who their father really was. But one day they journey to Macworth castle. There Myles falls in love with the Mackworth's daughter Anne, makes friends and enemies, and learns to be a knight so that, through the planning of Mackworth and his friend, Prince Hal, Myles can regain his true birthright from the evil Albon, and bear the black shield of Falworth.
69.
The Big Heat (1953) as Producer
A police detective whose wife was killed by the mob teams with a scarred gangster's moll to bring down a powerful gangster.
70.
The Story of Will Rogers (1952) as Producer
Oklahoma lad grows up to become America's favorite humorist.
71.
The Golden Horde (1951) as Producer
In 1220, a small band of English crusaders arrives at Samarkand in Central Asia, just as the city and its ruling princess are threatened by the hordes of Genghis Khan. Lovely Princess Shalimar hopes to thwart the conqueror by guile, while Sir Guy wants to put up a brave (if ultimately hopeless) fight. Despite a mutual attraction, their conflicting projects threaten any hope of success either might have had alone. Fast-moving; bears little relation to history.
72.
Starlift (1951) as Producer
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
73.
Francis (1950) as Producer
A talking mule helps a hapless soldier uncover an enemy agent.
74.
Louisa (1950) as Producer
The Norton family is in a turmoil due to faultfinding grandma Louisa. Strongly urged to find outside interests, Louisa starts dating grocer Hammond; their necking among the teenagers shocks the latter (!), and Louisa's architect son Hal isn't too thrilled either. So what's to do when Hal's boss Mr. Burnside becomes a rival for Louisa's favors?
75.
Buccaneer's Girl (1950) as Producer
Robin Hood-like pirate Baptiste takes only the ships of rich but wicked trader Narbonne. Fun loving Debbie, a passenger from his latest prize, stows away on the pirate ship and falls for the pirate; later, having become a New Orleans entertainer, she meets his alter ego, who's engaged to the governor's daughter. Sea battles and land rescues follow in lighthearted style.
76.
Curtain Call at Cactus Creek (1950) as Producer
77.
Abbott & Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950) as Producer
Two zany wrestling promoters join the French Foreign Legion by mistake.
78.
The Gal Who Took the West (1949) as Producer
79.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer: Boris Karloff (1949) as Producer
Lost Caverns Hotel bellhop Freddie Phillips is suspected of murder. Swami Talpur tries to hypnotize Freddie into confessing, but Freddie is too stupid for the plot to work. Inspector Wellman uses Freddie to get the killer (and it isn't the Swami).
80.
Bagdad (1949) as Producer
An Arabian princess tries to bring her father's killers to justice.
81.
For the Love of Mary (1948) as Producer
82.
Mexican Hayride (1948) as Producer
83.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) as Producer
Count Dracula plots to put a simpleton's brain into the body of the Frankenstein monster.
84.
Are You with It? (1948) as Producer
85.
Buck Privates Come Home (1947) as Producer
Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a race-car builder who's trying to find backers for a new midget racer he's building.
86.

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