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Cast (feature film)

Jet Pilot (1957) as Saleswoman
An Air Force colonel in charge of an Alaskan base has his hands full when he falls in love with a defecting Russian pilot.
All I Desire (1953) as Mrs. Underwood
A stage star returns to the small-town family she deserted.
Sweethearts on Parade (1953) as Mother
Sally and Saint Anne (1952) as Sister Ludivica
Sally O'Moyne, a good-natured but awkward school-girl lives with her extended and eccentric Irish-American clan. One day at school, unable to find her lunch bucket, Sally says a prayer to St. Anne in hope of heavenly assistance. When Sally finds her lunch, she believes a miracle has happened, convincing her of a special relationship with the saint. Meanwhile, some animosity between the O'Moyne family and a neighbor grows and manifests itself in various comic situations. The plot develops as Sally, firm in her belief in St. Anne, emerges from adolescence an attractive young woman, and discovers the opposite sex. The feud, along with Sally's personal life, works itself to resolution in this light, nostalgic look at growing up Catholic in the 1940s and 1950s.
Night Stage to Galveston (1952) as Mrs. Williams
In Texas, the citizens are suffering from the brutality of the State Police who have replaced the disbanded Rangers. When a policeman kills a rancher, Gene then kills him in self defence. Now wanted for murder by the Police, Gene sets out to get evidence that will put an end to the Police and bring back the Texas Rangers.
Fort Osage (1952) as
Rod Cameron, Jane Nigh, Morris Ankrum, Douglas Kennedy, John Ridgely. Trail scout Rod Cameron is hired to lead a wagon train through Indian territory after two unscrupulous white men violate an important treaty with the redskins.
Paula (1952) as
A woman harbors a deadly secret when her husband brings home a child she injured in a hit-and-run accident.
Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952) as
The hillbilly farmers try to raise money to send their daughter to college.
On Moonlight Bay (1951) as Mother
A small-town tomboy falls for the boy-next-door in the years before World War I.
Father Makes Good (1950) as Mrs. Colton
East Side, West Side (1950) as Saleswoman
A chic New York couple is torn apart by a seductive model.
The Great Jewel Robber (1950) as Mrs. Workman
A master thief escapes from a Canadian prison farm and makes his way to New York.
The Fuller Brush Girl (1950) as Mrs. West
A daffy door-to-door saleswoman blunders into a murder investigation.
Lonely Hearts Bandits (1950) as Girl
Two con artists join forces and pose as brother and sister. He then meets rich widows through the "personals" sections of newspapers, marries them, and both kill the widows for their money.
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Louise Pickering
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
My Dream Is Yours (1949) as
A talent scout turns a young unknown into a radio singing star.
The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) as Guest in lobby
A married musical team splits up so the wife can become a serious actress.
It's a Great Feeling (1949) as Saleslady
When nobody at Warner Bros. will work with him, movie star Jack Carson decides to turn an unknown into his co-star.
Incident (1949) as
A stockbroker is jumped one night and beaten up by gangsters; it turns out they mistook him for another gangsters, whom he closely resembles. Determined to find the intended victim and ensure that he doesn't get assaulted again, he finds himself involved with a beautiful blonde who gets him entangled in a plot involving hijacking and murder.
The Fountainhead (1949) as Guest
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
Henry, the Rainmaker (1949) as Mrs. Richards
Night unto Night (1949) as Mrs. Rose
A terminally ill scientist seeks comfort from a mentally disturbed widow.
Prison Warden (1949) as Anna Cabett
The Threat (1949) as Old neighbor
An escaped con kidnaps the people he thinks put him behind bars.
Free for All (1949) as Miss Firby
The Golden Eye (1948) as Mrs. Margaret Driscoll
Smart Woman (1948) as Woman juror
A crusading DA falls for a defense attorney with a criminal past.
The Noose Hangs High (1948) as Woman on street
Two nitwits working for a crooked bookie accidentally lose the boss''''s winnings.
One for the Book (1948) as Theater party goer
A lovelorn actress shares her apartment with a lonely soldier.
For the Love of Mary (1948) as Guest
Assigned to Danger (1948) as Mrs. Beasley
A gang of bank robbers is pursued by an insurance investigator.
Silver River (1948) as Lady
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
If You Knew Susie (1948) as
A vaudeville couple tries to retire but gets mixed up with gangsters.
Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948) as Elderly woman
A woman's lifelong love for a callous concert pianist leads to tragedy.
Winter Meeting (1948) as Marcia
A repressed poetess and an embittered war hero help each other cope with their problems.
Shanghai Chest (1948) as Landlady
Vic Armstrong arrives at his Uncle Judge Armstrong's home just in time to answer the telephone. Unknown to him, his uncle has just been murdered and the culprit is right there in the room with him! Phyllis Powers, on the other end of the line, recognizes Vic's voice, but just then Vic is knocked unconscious by the murderer. When he awakens, he (for reasons known only to movie mystery writers) pulls the knife out of his uncle's back, thus putting his fingerprints all over it, and just in time for the police, having been called by a worried Phyllis, to discover him standing over the body. Well, we know he didn't do it, but the police don't agree. Can Charlie Chan recognize the boy's innocence, and find the real murderer before Vic is sent into durance vile, or even worse?
That Hagen Girl (1947) as Kate Hillston
A small-town teenager thinks a lawyer is her illegitimate dad.
The Pilgrim Lady (1947) as Lizette
Ivy (1947) as English lady
To win a wealthy man, a British woman plots to kill her husband and pin it on her lover.
That's My Gal (1947) as Governor's wife
Two sharpie promoters (Don Barry and Frank Jenks) put on a show they believe is so bad it will not play more than one day and they therefore will not have to pay the long list of investors,i.e, suckers and buyers. But one of the investors dies intestate and his interests pass to the state. The governor's secretary (Lynne Roberts) engages new talent (the Four Step Brothers, Guadalajara Trio, St. Clair & Vilvoa, Dolores and Don Graham, et al) and a new orchestra (Jan Savitt), in order to make the show successful and a profitable investment for the state. Barry (in another of the vast majority of his films in which he was not billed as Don "Red" Barry), who has fallen in love with the first-billed Roberts, reforms and buys up the surplus stock.
That's My Man (1947) as Nurse
Lost Honeymoon (1947) as Red Cross worker
When her best friend dies, a woman takes the orphaned children in search of their father.
The Unfaithful (1947) as Middle-aged woman
While her husband is away, a woman gets mixed up in murder.
High Barbaree (1947) as Secretary
A downed pilot looks back on his life as he awaits rescue in the South Pacific.
Deception (1946) as Norma
A woman tries to protect her refugee husband from her rich and powerful ex-lover.
Centennial Summer (1946) as Mrs. Phelps
In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters (Jeanne Crain and Linda Darnell) vie for the affections of a Frenchman (Cornel Wilde) who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.
G. I. War Brides (1946) as Miss Nolan
Linda Powell (Anna Lee), and English girl, stows away on a ship bound for the United States in order to join the G.I. she loves. She assumes the identity of an English war bride, Joyce Giles (Carol Savage), who has decided she no longer loves the American soldier she married and is not going to join him in the U.S. Linda arrives to find that her soldier no longer wishes to marry her...
The Trap (1946) as Mrs. Thorn
Famed Asian detective Charlie Chan investigates the murders of two entertainers.
Tomorrow Is Forever (1946) as Receptionist
A scarred veteran presumed dead returns home to find his wife remarried.
Without Reservations (1946) as Congresswoman
A woman writer falls for a war hero who''''s a perfect match for the hero of her latest novel.
White Tie and Tails (1946) as Agnes
Magnificent Doll (1946) as Grace Phillips
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
The Spider Woman Strikes Back (1946) as Jinnie Hawks
Jean (Brenda Joyce) takes the job of caretaker/companion (before the word took on a completly alternate-life style meaning) to blind woman Zenobia (Gale Sondergaard.) Also hanging around the house, in this horror/western, is Mario (Rondo Hatton), a deaf-mute servant who evidently wasn't much help to Zenobia when it came to identifying the source of a noise Zenobia couldn't see. Jean is a little slow in realizing that Zenobia is slowly killing her by taking her blood. Nothing personal. Zenobia needs her blood to feed some plants. She uses the blossoms of the plants to make poison to kill cattle in order to drive away the local ranchers so she can buy all the
So Goes My Love (1946) as Mrs. Dreswell
An inventor rises to fame with the support of his loving wife.
Mom and Dad (1945) as Sarah Blake
Because a high school girl's parents refuse to discuss sex education (called "personal hygiene" in the film) with her, she gets pregnant by her boyfriend, who conveniently dies. Her parents are blamed, and the local sex education teacher uses this opportunity to show a film showing the dangers (and results) of VD and the birth of a baby.
Frisco Sal (1945) as Sightseer
Sal comes to the Barbary Coast from New England to find out who murdered her brother. She gets a job signing in Dude's saloon, falls in love with Dude, then wonders if he might be involved in the murder.
G. I. Honeymoon (1945) as Mrs. Smith
Pittsburgh (1942) as
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
Down Texas Way (1942) as Stella
Born to Sing (1942) as Woman shopper
Fledgling entertainers put on a show for Uncle Sam.
In the Navy (1941) as
A famous radio crooner secretly enlists in the Navy and tries to keep his identity a secret.
Swamp Woman (1941) as Mary Tollington
Into the vast swamplands hurry three people; honky tonk dancer Annabelle Tollington (Ann Corio), cheap promoter Flash Bland (Jay Novello)trying to catch Annabelle, and escaping convict Jeff Carter (Richard Dean), only a few steps ahead of the bloodhounds of Police Lieutenant Rance (Ian MacDonald.) Jeff reaches the cabin of Lizbet Tollington (Mary Hull), Annabelle's niece, and fiancee of trapper Pete Oliver (Jack La Rue), Annabelle's ex-sweetheart. Lizbet, seeing Jeff in the mirror as she tries on her wedding gown, believes him to be the man she will eventually marry, as stipulated in an old proverb of the swamps. She hides Jeff from the law. Annabelle, determined to break Lizbet's engagement to Pete, tells him that Lizbet is hiding a man in her cabin. The enraged Pete cools off when he realizes that Lizbet loves Jeff and determines to help him. Rance arrives and recognizes Annabelle as "The Swamp Woman" of the honky tonk, whose testimony saved Flash from a prison sentence on the murder charge that sent the innocent Jeff to the chain gang. Rance locates Lizbet's cabin and arrests Jeff. Flash comes out of hiding to talk to Annabelle. Having experienced a gradual regeneration through the efforts of Pete, Annabelle makes Flash admit to her that he was the actual killer. Jeff is cleared of the crime and remains to marry Lizbet, while Pete and Annabelle resume their old romance. Corio keeps all of her clothes on most of the time, and most of her clothes on all the time. Sorry.

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