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Cast (feature film)

Little Dorrit (1988) as Stage Doorman (The Theatre)
Adaptation of Charles Dickens' least known novel, which is a political indictment of early 19th century England.
Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil (1985) as Juggler
In this study of the fortunes of a working-class German family between 1931 and 1945, two brothers (John Shea and Bill Nighy) find themselves on opposite sides of the Third Reich. The secondary characters, curiously, were of more interest, especially David Warner in the role of Reinhard Heydrich, wh
Dusty and Sweets McGee (1971) as City Life
A semi-documentary featuring real addicts re-living their lives on-screen: junkies dealing, shooting up, overdosing, and squealing.
The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (1966) as Petty Officer Fred Twining
Operation Deep Freeze, a scientific expedition to Antarctica discovers unusual tree specimens. When specimens are shipped out for further study, the trees are accidentally introduced to a south seas Navy base, soon revealing themselves to be killer, acid-secreting monsters that live by night.
Two for the Seesaw (1962) as Mr. Jacoby
A conservative attorney considering a divorce gets involved with an emotionally fragile dancer in New York.
The Explosive Generation (1961) as Bobby Herman, Jr.
A high school teacher''''s attempts to teach sex education creates a furor.
Some Like It Hot (1959) as Sid Poliakoff
Two musicians on the run from gangsters masquerade as members of an all-girl band.
The Scarlet Hour (1956) as Tom Rycker
The Seven Little Foys (1955) as Bryan "Brynie" Foy
The famed vaudevillian puts his children in the act to keep the family together when his wife dies.
The Outlaw Stallion (1954) as Danny Saunders
Hagan is rustling horses lead by a white stallion from a Government restricted area. Young Danny Saunders captures the horse who then kills Hagen's mare. Hagen needs the white stallion and when Danny is hurt during the beaking of the horse, his mother gives the horse to Hagan. Upset, Danny runs away to be with the horse. His mother chases after him and they are both made prisoners when they see Hagan's rustling operation.
The Girl Next Door (1953) as Joe Carter
Stage-and-night club star Jeannie Laird (June Haver) buys her first home, and everyone who is anyone comes to her first garden party only to be blinded by smoke from next door. Jeannie charges next door to bawl out her new neighbor and meets comic-strip artist Bill Carter (Dan Dailey). Bill has devoted himself to his strip, and raising his ten-year-old son Joe (Billy Gray) since the death of his wife. Joe bases his strip on the everyday happenings of he and his son and is proud of keeping it scrupulously honest. When Jeannie and Bill fall in love, young Joe is hurt, especially when Bill starts using a lot of the father-son time to be with Jeannie. Bill cancels a father-son trip to Canada, and Joe decides to write a letter to Bill's syndicate pointing out that the current plot line of the script being set in Canada isn't honest, since they didn't go.
By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953) as Wesley Winfield
A small-town girl's love life goes ballistic when her sweetheart returns from World War I.
All I Desire (1953) as Ted Murdoch
A stage star returns to the small-town family she deserted.
Talk About a Stranger (1952) as Robert ["Bud"] Fontaine, Jr.
Small-town gossips rage over the arrival of a mysterious stranger.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) as Bobby Benson
An alien demands that Earth's leaders choose between peace and destruction.
On Moonlight Bay (1951) as Wesley Winfield
A small-town tomboy falls for the boy-next-door in the years before World War I.
Gene Autry and the Mounties (1951) as Ned
U.S. Marshal Gene Autry (Gene Autry) and his deputy Scat Russell (Pat Buttram) cross into Canda while pursuing bank robbers Pierre LaBlond (Carleton Young) and Raoul Duval (Trevor Bardette). They meet wounded Canadian Mounted Policeman Terry Dillon (Richard Emory), whose partner has been killed by the bandits, and take him to a cabin where they meet Duval's niece, Marie (Elena Verdugo). Jack Duvan (Jim Frasher), Marie's brother, hates all lawmen and regards LaBlond as his hero. The elder Duval and Bastiste (Francis McDonald) are captured by the Mounties in a raid which uncovers stolen U.S. gold bullion. LaBlond frees the bandits and takes Marie hostage and forces her to flee with him.
Her First Romance (1951) as
A high school girl steals from her parents to be with the boy she loves.
Jim Thorpe--All-American (1951) as Jim Thorpe, as a boy
The famous Native American athlete fights prejudice in his pursuit of sports stardom.
The Guy Who Came Back (1951) as Willy Joplin
Former football star Harry Joplin is down on his luck, both in his career and in his married life. He seems convinced of his own unworthiness, but a chance to play in a charity football game helps him see his life in a new light.
Singing Guns (1950) as Albert
Rhiannon, an outlaw who regularly robs gold from the stagecoach, shoots the new sheriff and then carries him to the doctor. The doctor cleans up Rhiannon and presents him to the sheriff as the man who saved his life. Rhiannon is deputized by the sheriff, and becomes torn between his new life and the prospect of robbing the next gold shipment...
Between Midnight and Dawn (1950) as Petey
Police patrolmen are stalked by a vengeful mobster escaped from prison.
Mister 880 (1950) as Mickey
A beloved old man is secretly Mister 880, an amateurish counterfeiter.
The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) as Pinkie
Married jewel thieves struggle with infidelity, federal agents and the deadly smallpox virus.
The Good Humor Man (1950) as Junior
A good-hearted ice cream man's efforts to help a young woman turn him into a murder suspect.
Three Little Words (1950) as Boy
Musical biography of songwriters Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, who surreptitiously helped each other out of jams.
Kill the Umpire (1950) as Catcher
To appease his family, a retired baseball player signs up for umpire school.
Sierra Passage (1950) as Young Johnny Yorke
Written (with Tom Blackburn and Sam Roeca) by actor Warren Douglas using the name of Warren D. Wandberg: When Yance Carter(Alan Hale,Jr.),Andy(Paul McGuire) and Bart(Richard Karlan), professional killers, murder his father, 13-year-old Johnny Yorke(Billy Gray)is adopted by Thad Kring(Lloyd Corrigan), owner of a traveling minstrel show, featuring Sam Cooper(Roland Winters) as his ace sharpshooter.For the next ten years, while working in the show and becoming an ace sharpshooter with Cooper as his mentor,the adult Johnny(Wayne Morris)maintains a relentless search for Yance, whom he knows only as a big man with a missing finger and a high piercing laugh.In an attempt to find a restraining influence on the revenge-mad Johnny, Thad hires pretty Ann Walker(Lola Albright)to be Johnny's assistant in his sharp-shooting act, but Johnny's desire for revenge precludes marriage.When Yance, Andy and Bart hold up a train on which the minstrel troupe is traveling, Johnny gives pursuit, despite the pleadings of Ann and Thad.He trails the killers for several months without success, eventually winding up in Silver Springs,where the ministrel show is playing. Johnny agrees to perform his act with the troupe and, during the show, he hears Yance's peculiar laugh coming from the audience.
In a Lonely Place (1950) as Young boy
An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.
Father Is a Bachelor (1950) as Feb Chalotte
Five orphans ''adopt'' a loner and set out to find him a wife.
The House Across the Street (1949) as Boy
Mob pressure sends a crusading reporter from the front page to the advice column.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer: Boris Karloff (1949) as Boy with arrow
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).
Bad Men of Tombstone (1949) as Stover kid
Lust for Gold (1949) as Little boy
A German immigrant braves the wild West in search of gold and a woman to love.
Abandoned (1949) as Boy leader
The Judge Steps Out (1949) as Child
A judge flees the pressures of professional and family life for a job as a short-order cook.
The Undercover Man (1949) as Boy
A treasury agent tries to convict a ruthless mobster of tax evasion.
The Bride Goes Wild (1948) as Boy
A womanizing author of children's books borrows a son to woo his illustrator.
Leather Gloves (1948) as
Fighting Father Dunne (1948) as Chip
A dedicated priest tries to reform a group of homeless boys in turn-of-the-century St. Louis.
Little Mister Jim (1947) as Boy
After his mother''s death, a young boy tries to help his father stop drinking.
Curley (1947) as Sandy
When their favorite teacher marries, a gang of kids tries to scare her replacement away.
The Fabulous Texan (1947) as Boy
A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two former Rebels take on this despot each in his own way.
Driftwood (1947) as Boy
Six-year-old Jenny (Natalie Wood) rescues a collie dog, the only survivor of a plane wreck. A tag on the dog's neck states that it is en route to a medical laboratory where its blood will be used for spotted fever vaccine. Dr. Steven Webster (Dean Jagger) meets both Jenny and the dog and "adopts" them both. His fiancee Susan (Ruth Warrick) isn't too fond of either the girl or the dog. Webster wants to get a hospital for the town but he is suppressed by the town mayor (Jerome Cowan.) In the arguments that follow, Webster's lab is wrecked and ticks infected with spotted fever escape. The town is in a panic and all want to be vaccinated. Jenny is infected and is about to die.
The Gangster (1947) as Little boy
A troubled gangster, who has lost all faith in people, loses his weak grip on life.
One Exciting Week (1946) as Small boy
Suspense (1946) as Small boy
The new manager of an ice show plots to steal the owners business and his wife.
Cluny Brown (1946) as Boy in shop
A servant girl's passion for plumbing shocks London society.
To Each His Own (1946) as Billy Ingham
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
Rendezvous with Annie (1946) as Little boy
Specter of the Rose (1946) as Jack Jones
Ballet dancer Sanine may have murdered his first wife. A detective thinks so, and he's not the only one. Sanine is charming, if a little peculiar. Haidi, a ballerina, marries him. The company takes its new production on tour. But Sanine's control seems to be slipping...
Throw a Saddle on a Star (1946) as Tough boy
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (1945) as Child
Bachelor Harry Quincey, head designer in a small-town cloth factory, lives with his selfish sisters, glamorous hypochondriac Lettie and querulous widow Hester. His developing relationship with new colleague Deborah Brown promises happiness at last...thwarted by passive, then increasingly active opposition from one sister. Will Harry resort to desperate measures?
Man of Courage (1943) as Mike Wilson

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Delta, The (1996)
Set in the modern South, a drama which speaks of the troubled intersection of race, class, and sexuality; it unfolds during a few pivotal days in the summer vacation of Lincoln Bloom, a handsome student from a wealthy Jewish family. Unbeknownst to his friends, family and girlfriend, Lincoln periodic

Cast (special)

Child Stars: Their Story (2000) as Interviewee
Account of the child star experience. Features interviews with more than 30 former child stars, TV clips, home movies, additional archive footage and a "round table," in which eight one-time child stars, representing eight decades of film and TV experience hold forth on the trials of life in the spo
Lauren Chapin: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of child actress Lauren Chapin -- little Kathy Anderson of the '50s television series, "Father Knows Best."
Father Knows Best: The Father Knows Best Reunion (1977) as Bud Anderson; Son
The first extension episode based on the long-running "Father Knows Best" series of the '50s and '60s. In the first story, the Anderson children -- Betty, Bud, and Kathy -- return home to celebrate the thirty-fifth wedding anniversary of their parents, Jim and Margaret Anderson. The characters of t
Father Knows Best: Home For Christmas (1977) as Bud Anderson
The second extension episode based on the "Father Knows Best" series of the '50s and '60s. In this story, Betty, Bud, and Kathy join their parents, Jim and Margaret Anderson, for Christmas. The kids are saddened to discover that it will be their last Christmas in the old house, which Jim and Margare

Cast (short)

Our Old Car (1946)
In this short film, a man traces his history by the succession of cars his father owned.
The Little Maestro (1937)
A chef takes pity on a starving musician, and allows him to perform at his nightclub in this short film.

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