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Cast (feature film)

The Patsy (1964) as
When a star comedian dies, his comedy team, decides to train a nobody to fill the shoes of the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man they choose, bellboy Stanley Belt, cant do anything right. The big TV show is getting closer, and Stanley gets worse all the time.
The Nutty Professor (1963) as Salesman clothier
A timid chemist discovers a potion that unleashes his sleazy side.
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962) as Mr. Peabody
A Hawaiian fisherman is torn between a sexy nightclub singer and a nice girl with a secret.
Pocketful of Miracles (1961) as Hotel manager
A good-hearted gangster turns an old apple seller into a society matron so she can impress her daughter.
The Bat (1959) as Lt. Andy Anderson
A female mystery novelist turns detective to unmask a demented killer.
King Creole (1958) as Mr. Primont
A singer with a criminal past gets drawn back into the mob.
The Matchmaker (1958) as Rudolph
A matchmaker falls for the man she is supposed to help find a wife.
Johnny Tremain (1957) as Col. Smith
After injuring his hand, a silversmith''s apprentice joins the fight for American independence.
Chicago Confidential (1957) as [Alan] Dixon
A union president fights off organized crime only to find himself framed for murder.
The Vagabond King (1956) as Majordomo
In 1461, French nobles fearing King Louis XI may seize their lands, join forces with the rebellious Duke of Burgundy to overthrow the king. One of the Duke's captains suggests enlisting the aid of Francois Villon who is known to oppose the king and is leader of the Vagabonds, a group that robs the rich to aid the poor. In league with Burgundy, Villon and two of his cohorts enter Paris, but are captured by the king's men. The king, recognizing Villon's power over the people, proposes that Villon defend Paris against Burgundy and help uncover traitors in the court. Burgundy is routed, and France is reunited, but the king reminds Villon he must pay for his earlier crimes against the court with his life.
Pardners (1956) as Businessman
A cowardly tenderfoot goes west to help the son of his father''''s best friend.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Trojan ambassador
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
A Life at Stake (1955) as Sam Pearson
High Society (1955) as Frisbie
When one of them is mistaken for a society heir, the Bowery Boys move up in the world.
There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) as Geoffrey
A blonde beauty upsets a show business family.
White Christmas (1954) as Gen. Harold G. Carlton
Two musical stars team with a sister act to help their old Army commander save his failing country inn.
Knock on Wood (1954) as Car salesman
Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has failed with another love affair. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and jealous. His fiancée Audrey leaves him and Jerry smashes his two dolls, Clarence and Terrence. Morgan's dollmaker Papinek is member of a spy ring who has stolen the secret plans to the top secret Lafayette airplane. Since Morgan is leaving for Zurich the same night, he decides to use Morgan's dolls as a mailbox and hides the secret plan in the heads of the dolls. Another secret spy ring also wants to get their hands on Jerry's luggage and they *also* follow him. Eventually, Jerry is chased by both these organizations as well as the police, who suspects him of murder.
Three on a Ticket (1947) as Pearson, previously known as Barton
A private detective, who has been shot, stumbles into the office of Michael Shayne (Hugh Beaumont), and dies before Shayne can question him. Shayne finds a baggage ticket in his hand. He claims it and finds the checked-bag contains the loot from a robbery. Now, he has about fifty minutes left of the running time to find the crooks, bring them to justice and return the money to the rightful owners. And needs all of it.
Philo Vance's Gamble (1947) as Oliver Tennant
Centennial Summer (1946) as Trowbridge
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.
Notorious (1946) as Ernest Weylin
A U.S. agent recruits a German expatriate to infiltrate a Nazi spy ring in Brazil.
The Lone Star Vigilantes (1942) as Major [Harland] Clark
Paper Bullets (1941) as Kurt Parrish
Afterseeking revenge for her boyfriend, Joan Woodbury finds herself in jail on a hit-and-run charge. Ladd plays an undercover reporter doubling for a notorious gangster.
I Killed That Man (1941) as J. Reed
Suspicion (1941) as Bertram Sedbusk
A wealthy wallflower suspects her penniless playboy husband of murder.
Mr. Celebrity (1941) as Richard Travers
The grandparents (James Halligan and Laura Treadwell) of Danny Mason (Buzzy Henry), an orphaned boy, are trying to have him put into their custody rather than that of his uncle, Jim King (James Seay), a racetrack veterinary, as they object to the track enviroment in which he is being raised. Their destinies become entwined with that of former silent-film stars Francis X. Bushman and Clara Kimball Young and ex-heavyweight champion James J."Jim" Jeffries, and that of a broken-down race horse named "Mr. Celebrity." The tagline tells it all.
Murder by Invitation (1941) as Garson Denham
Windjammer (1937) as J. Montague Forsythe
The fourth and last of the George A. Hirliman-produced films starring George O'Brien (preceded by "Daniel Boone", "Park Avenue Logger" and "Hollywood Cowboy") that were distributed by RKO Radio. Hirliman sold O'Brien's contract to RKO, which then produced 18 series westerns starring O'Brien that ended when O'Brien went into the Navy at the outbreak of WW II. Long-time (past and future) O'Brien director David Howard served as Hirliman's Associate Producer on this film. "Windjammer" finds O'Brien as a subpoena server ordered to serve a subpoena on Brandon Evans (The Commondore) for a senate inquiry or lose his job. Posing as a playboy, he boards the Commondore's yacht during a yacht race, and the yacht is wrecked by a gun-running windjammer commanded by Captain Morgan (William Hall.) All hands are picked up by the windjammer, including the Commondore's daughter (played by Constance Worth, at her blonde, plumpish best) and put to work as galley slaves and such, but it isn't long before O'Brien starts knocking heads, and making the gun-runners wish they had left him swimming.
The Toast of New York (1937) as Southern major
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
High Hat (1937) as Craig Du Pont Jr.
They Gave Him a Gun (1937) as Captain
With no other prospects, a World War I veteran turns to crime.
The Leavenworth Case (1936) as Henry Clavering
Ticket to Paradise (1936) as Tony Bates
Bordertown (1935) as Brook Manville
An ambitious Mexican-American gets mixed up with his boss's neurotic wife.
Love Me Forever (1935) as Mitchell
A mob figure helps launch a singer's career only to lose her to a younger man.
Women Must Dress (1935) as Philip Howard
Break of Hearts (1935) as
An unknown composer tries to save the conductor she loves from his drinking problem.
Red Hot Tires (1935) as [Robert] Griffin
A race-car driver wrongly convicted of murder escapes prison to prove his innocence.
Page Miss Glory (1935) as Metz
A con artist creates a composite photo to win a beauty contest, then has to find the real thing.
Stranded (1935) as Jack
A Traveler's Aid worker who delights in solving people's problems gets mixed up with gangsters.
The Good Fairy (1935) as
A naïve girl tries to use a rich admirer''''s money to help others.
Bride of Frankenstein (1935) as [George Gordon] Lord Byron
To save his wife, Baron Frankenstein must build a mate for his monster.
Grand Old Girl (1935) as The President
Gamblers engineer a veteran schoolteacher's firing.
Wake Up and Dream (1934) as Harold Seabrook
The Scarlet Empress (1934) as Gregory Orloff
A young innocent masters the decadent ways of Imperial Russia in order to reign as Catherine the Great.
Happiness Ahead (1934) as Jelliffe Travis
An heiress falls for a singing window washer.
Lone Cowboy (1933) as Jim Weston
Black Beauty (1933) as Captain Jordan
The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933) as Bob [Dr. Robert Strike]
An American missionary falls in love with a Chinese warlord.
Female (1933) as Briggs
A female CEO who's used to buying love meets her match in an independent young executive.
Hard to Handle (1933) as John Hayden
A hustling public relations man promotes a series of fads.
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) as George Winton
A disfigured sculptor turns murder victims into wax statues.
American Madness (1932) as [Cyril] Cluett
A banker fights to keep his independence and protect his customers.
The Phantom of Crestwood (1932) as William Jones
Five men have to prove their innocence when a blackmailer is murdered.
Two Against the World (1932) as Victor Linley
A debutante takes the rap for her sibling's mistakes.
Man Against Woman (1932) as Georgie Perry
Shipmates (1931) as [Lieutenant] Mike [Watson]
A young sailor falls for the captain's daughter.
Secret Service (1931) as Mr. Arlesford
A Union officer fakes a dishonorable discharge so he can spy on the South.
The Great Meadow (1931) as Evan Muir
Early American frontiersmen brave the mountains to settle Kentucky.
Romance (1930) as Tom Armstrong
An opera singer leaves her wealthy lover for a young priest.
The Silver Horde (1930) as Fred Marsh
An Alaskan fisherman is dogged by a ruthless competitor and an ambitious dance hall girl.
His First Command (1929) as Lieutenant Allen
Chasing Through Europe (1929) as Don Merrill

Cast (short)

"Servant of the People" The Story of the Constitution of the United States (1937)
This historical short film looks at the Founding Fathers of the United States and the creation of the Constitution of the U.S.

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