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Paul Guilfoyle

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Also Known As: Died: June 27, 1961
Born: July 14, 1902 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Tess of the Storm Country (1960) as Director
Fourth reworking of the classic Grace Miller White novel, this time updated to the 60s, with young Scottish lassie Tess (Diane Baker) becoming embroiled in a conflict about a toxic chemical plant near her new home in Pennsylvania.
A Life at Stake (1955) as Director
Captain Scarface (1953) as Director
A group of foreign agents plots to blow up the Panama Canal.

Cast (feature film)

The Boy and the Pirates (1960) as Snipe
Magic transports a boy to the days of cutthroats and buccaneers.
Trial (1955) as Cap Grant
A Mexican boy accused of rape and murder becomes a pawn for Communists and red-baiters.
Not As a Stranger (1955) as Mr. Burt
A medical student will stop at nothing to become a top surgeon.
Chief Crazy Horse (1955) as Worm
When young Crazy Horse, of whom great things were predicted, wins his bride, rival Little Big Man goes to villainous traders with evidence of gold in the sacred Lakota burial ground. Of course, a new gold rush starts despite all treaties, and Crazy Horse becomes military leader of his people. Initial Indian victories lead to the inevitable result. Uniquely, all is told from the Indian perspective.
Apache (1954) as Santos
Refusing to accept peace, a renegade leads a one-man war against the U.S. Cavalry.
The Diamond Queen (1953) as Guide
Torch Song (1953) as Monty Rolfe
A tempestuous musical theatre star falls for a blind pianist.
Julius Caesar (1953) as
An all-star adaptation of Shakespeare''''s classic about Julius Caesar''''s assassination and its aftermath.
Actor's Blood and Woman of Sin (1952) as Mr. [Freddy] Blue
Confidence Girl (1952) as
A con-artist couple pose as a detective and a psychic.
When I Grow Up (1951) as Doc
Journey into Light (1951) as Fanatic
The Hidden City (1950) as Hassan
Bomba comes to the rescue of a princess.
There's a Girl in My Heart (1950) as Father Callaghan
Davy Crockett, Indian Scout (1950) as Ben
One of Davy Crockett''''s descendants leads a wagon train through perilous territory.
The Woman on Pier 13 (1950) as Ralston
Communists blackmail a shipping executive into spying for them.
White Heat (1949) as Roy Parker
A government agent infiltrates a gang run by a mother-fixated psychotic.
A Woman's Secret (1949) as Moderator
A retired singer takes on a protegee only to be betrayed by her.
Mighty Joe Young (1949) as Smith
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
The Judge (1949) as William Jackson
Miss Mink of 1949 (1949) as Uncle Newton
Follow Me Quietly (1949) as Overbeck
Police track a mysterious killer nicknamed "The Judge."
Trouble Preferred (1948) as Baby Face Charlie
Roses Are Red (1947) as Cooley
This script rode in right off of the range that had been ridden at least twice by Tim McCoy at Columbia. Writer Elmam did little other than moving it from a Western to a big-town Eastern. Don Castle plays a newly-elected district attorney but, just before he takes office, the town's crooked political boss (Edward Keane) has his henchies (including Jeff Chandler)kidnap him with intentions of replacing him with an ex-convict(Don Castle in a dual role) who is his exact double. While the D.A.'s double/replacement is studying his mannerisms where he is being held captive, the D.A. knocks out the double, takes his clothes and manages to fool the gang boss into thinking he is the ex-con. The henchies then kill the ex-con thinking he is the D.A. The latter continues to impersonate his double until he has set and sprung the trap on the gang boss and his minions. Peggy Knudsen plays the D.A's. fiance, Patricia Knight the wife of the ex-con and Joe Sawyer pops up as a crooked police official.
Sinbad the Sailor (1947) as Camel drover
The Arabian Nights hero sets off to find the lost treasure of Alexander the Great.
The Millerson Case (1947) as Jud Rookstool
While on vacation, a criminal psychologist investigates a murder during a typhoid epidemic.
Messenger of Peace (1947) as Peter Kerl
Second Chance (1947) as Nick
The Virginian (1946) as Shorty
Best friends become enemies when one signs on with a rustler.
Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (1946) as Frankie
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.
Why Girls Leave Home (1945) as Steve Raymond
Diana Leslie (Pamela Blake) is rescued from drowning by reporter Chris Williams (Sheldon Leonard). The latter believes it is an attempted murder rather than the suicide indicated by a note, since the girl had made an appointment to meet him at the dock. The story is told in flashback as Williams visits the people who know Diana. The parents (Virginia Brissac and Joel Friedkin) feel responsible as, against their wishes, Diana had accompanied musician Jimmie Lobo (Elisha Cook Jr.) to the Kitten Club and had gotten a job as a singer but they had not seen her following an argument when she came home that ended with her being slapped by her brother Ted (Fred Kohler Jr.). One of the Kitten Club showgirls, Flo (Constance Worth) tells Chris that when Diane came to the club for an audition, she incurred the wrath of the heavy-drinking featured singer Marianne Mason (Claudia Drake) and club owner Steve Raymond (Paul Gulifoye) delegated her to the hostess ranks of girls whose job was to steer customers to the illegal gambling. This led to a couple of suckers, Wilbur Harris (Walter Baldwin) and Ed Blake (Robert Emmett Keane), losing heavily in the crooked game with Harris committing suicide and Blake being killed in the the ensuing melee.
The Missing Corpse (1945) as Andy McDonald
Three Russian Girls (1944) as Trishin
The Mark of the Whistler (1944) as Limpy Smith also known as Lee Nugent
A drifter claims the money in an old bank account. Soon he finds himself the target of two men who turn out to be the sons of the man's old partner, who is now in prison because of a conflict with him over the money in that account.
It Happened Tomorrow (1944) as Shep
A newspaper editor writes headlines that predict the future.
The Seventh Cross (1944) as Fiedler
Seven men escape from a concentration camp and fight their way to freedom.
The Master Race (1944) as [Josef] Katry
A German officer fights to keep the Nazi dream alive even as his nation faces defeat.
White Savage (1943) as Erik
Time to Kill (1943) as Monagan
Petticoat Larceny (1943) as Joe Foster
A radio actress researches a role by mixing with gangsters.
The North Star (1943) as Iakin
Ukrainian villagers unite to fight off invading Nazis.
The Man Who Returned to Life (1942) as Clyde Beebe
David Jamieson (John Howard), a Northerner, is forced to flee from a Maryland town where he is suspected of murdering the girl who attempted to force him to marry her on the eve of his wedding to another girl. He flees and assumes a new identity but returns to save the life of the man accused of killing him.
Who Is Hope Schuyler? (1942) as Carl Spence
The Saint in Palm Springs (1941) as Clarence "Pearly" Gates
Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar''''s efforts to deliver a fortune in rare stamps are complicated by murder.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) as
An exploration into the domestic and political life of this past president.
One Crowded Night (1940) as Jim [Andrews]
Travelers at a California motel face a variety of personal crises.
The Saint Takes Over (1940) as Pearly Gates
Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar tries to help a police inspector who''s been framed on bribery charges.
Millionaires in Prison (1940) as Ox
Four convicts volunteer as medical guinea pigs to win early paroles.
East of the River (1940) as Balmy
A young gangster and his honest brother fall for the same woman.
Wildcat Bus (1940) as Donovan
A broke playboy signs on to help a young beauty save her ailing bus line.
Brother Orchid (1940) as Red Martin
After a failed hit, a mob chief recuperates in a monastery.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) as Floyd
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
Remember the Night (1940) as District Attorney
An assistant D.A. takes a shoplifter home with him for Christmas.
Boy Slaves (1939) as Truck driver
A young runaway ends up in a juvenile labor camp.
Society Lawyer (1939) as [Tim] Murtock
A lawyer plays with fire when he gets mixed up with underworld types.
Our Leading Citizen (1939) as Jerry Peters
Heritage of the Desert (1939) as Snap Thornton
John Abbott (Donald Woods) returns to the desert land he owns, and after being wounded by hired gunman Chick Chance (Paul Fix), he is befriended by rancher Andrew Naab (Robert Barrat) and his son, Marvin (Russell Hayden). Naab's daughter, Marian (Evelyn Venable), falls in love with John but is about to marry Snap Thornton (Paul Guilfoyle) to keep a promise made by her father. She runs away on her wedding day but is captured and held hostage by outlaw Henry Holderness (c. Henry Gordon). John, the Naabs and fellow ranchers rush to her rescue.
Thou Shalt Not Kill (1939) as Gordon Mavis
News Is Made at Night (1939) as Bat Randall
Sabotage (1939) as Steve Barsht
One Hour to Live (1939) as [Stanley] Jones
Pacific Liner (1939) as Wishart
A shipboard epidemic triggers mutiny.
Unexpected Father (1939) as [Ed] Stone
Jimmy Hanley (Dennis O'Keefe) learns that his former dancing partner has been killed, leaving a baby boy Sandy (Sandra Lee Henville as Baby Sandy), so he takes the baby to live with him and his roommate Boris Bebenko (Mischa Auer). Theatre manager Allen Rand (Donald Briggs) threatens to fire Jimmy for neglecting his work, but Jimmy's girlfriend Diana (Shirley Ross) squares things by going to dinner with Rand over Jimmy's objections. Sandy catches measles and the quarantine causes Jimmy and Boris to miss a big audition.
The Law West of Tombstone (1938) as Bud McQuinn
A cowardly judge enlists a hot young gunman to help him fight outlaws.
Bringing Up Baby (1938) as
A madcap heiress upsets the staid existence of a straitlaced scientist.
Tarnished Angel (1938) as Eddie Fox
A phony evangelist finds religion herself when her powers actually heal someone.
Crashing Hollywood (1938) as Herman Tibbitts
A true to life gangster movie stirs up an all out mob assault on Hollywood.
Mr. Doodle Kicks Off (1938) as O'Hara
A millionaire will stop at nothing to turn his son into a star athlete.
Carefree (1938) as Elevator operator
A psychiatrist falls in love with the woman he's supposed to be nudging into marriage with someone else.
This Marriage Business (1938) as Frankie Spencer
A reporter turns a small-town clerk into a hero then falls for his daughter.
Fugitives for a Night (1938) as Monks
A faded star is suspected of killing a studio executive.
The Saint in New York (1938) as Hymie Fanro
The Saint goes undercover to get the goods on New York's mob kingpins.
Blind Alibi (1938) as Taggart
A man pretends to be blind to foil blackmailers.
Double Danger (1938) as Taylor
A jewel thief faces surprising competition when he tries to rob the police commissioner''''s home.
I'm from the City (1938) as Willie, also known as Chief Dog in the Manger
Hypnosis turns a tenderfoot into an expert rider.
The Mad Miss Manton (1938) as Bat Regan
A daffy socialite gets her friends mixed up in a murder investigation.
Sky Giant (1938) as "Fergie" Ferguson
A young flyer fights to win his father''''s respect while vying with dad''''s best friend for a young woman''''s heart.
Law of the Underworld (1938) as Batsy
A respectable citizen lures two innocents into his secret criminal plots.
Behind the Headlines (1937) as Art Martin
A radio station''''s newsman rushes to the rescue of his peer, who has been kidnapped by bank robbers.
Sea Devils (1937) as Charlie
A feud between Coast Guardsmen heats up when one falls for the other's daughter.
Flight from Glory (1937) as Jones
Tensions flare among flyers carrying supplies through the Andes.
You Can't Beat Love (1937) as Louie The Weasel
An eccentric playboy tries politics only to get mixed up with the mayor''''s daughter.
The Soldier and the Lady (1937) as Vasiley
A Russian courier struggles to deliver a message to the troops fighting Tartar invaders.
The Woman I Love (1937) as Berthier
Hideaway (1937) as Norris
A homeless family tries to take over an abandoned house, only to discover it''''s a gangsters'''' hideaway.
Danger Patrol (1937) as Tim
Tempers ignite when an explosives carrier falls in love with a colleague's daughter.
Fight for Your Lady (1937) as Jim Trask
A wrestling promoter helps an opera singer with his love life.
Quick Money (1937) as Ambrose Ames
A small-town mayor fights crooks set on opening a gambling resort.
You Can't Buy Luck (1937) as Frank Brent
A racehorse owner tries to buy victory by performing good deeds, but gets mixed up in murder instead.
Super-Sleuth (1937) as Gibbons
A movie detective gets carried away with his role and starts trying to solve real-life crimes.
Wanted! Jane Turner (1936) as Phil Crowley
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
Roaming Lady (1936) as Dr. Wong
Winterset (1936) as Garth [Esdras]
Immigrant radical Bartolomeo Romagna is falsely condemned and executed for a payroll robbery. Years later, his son Mio sets out to find the truth of the crime and to bring to account the gangster Trock Estrella.
Two-Fisted Gentleman (1936) as Gallagher
End of the Trail (1936) as Captain Blake
In the battle of San Juan Hill, Rough Rider Dale Brittenham (Jack Holt) saves the life, at the expense of losing the sight of one eye, of Bob Hildreth (Guinn Williams.) Invalided to a hospital they meet nurse Belle Pearson (Louise Henry) and a love-feud begins between Dale and Bob over Belle. At the end of the war Dale and Bob return to Halsey, a small mid-western cattle town,where Belle comes as a school teacher, bringing her brother Larry (John McGuire.) Cattle thieves have run ranchers out of business and Bill Mason (Douglass Dumbrille) seems to be the only prosperous citizen.Bob gets his pre-war job back and is made Chief Deputy for Sheriff Anderson (Frank Shannon.) Dale can't get work and leaves town. Broke and hungry he shows up at the Square Deal Saloon in Fremont Pass,where Mason offers him a job herding wild horses out of the territory. Dale soon learns that Mason is the head of the rustlers and starts re-stealing the cattle from Mason's rustlers. Mason can't report them to the sheriff since they weren't his to begin with. Dale's recycling program makes him enough money to open a club called "Little Cuba." Larry is working as an undercover deputy, and Dale warns him that Mason and his men are on to him,and he needs to stay out of the South Valley. Mason's men kidnap Larry and Dale rescues him but kills one of Mason's men. Bob sees the killing, but rather than arrest his old friend Dale, decides to resign. Dale arranges to send Larry to California, decides to go straight and Belle accepts his marriage proposal.While they are preparing to close "Little Cuba", a truck rolls by and dumps Larry's dead body. Dales knows Mason did it and, despite Bob's efforts to persuade him to let the law take care of it,kills Mason. This time, Bob cannot forsake his sworn duty and arrests Dale, who is convicted and sentenced to death. As he is led away, he waves proudly to the weeping Belle and Bob.
The Crime of Dr. Crespi (1935) as Dr. Arnold
Escape from Devil's Island (1935) as Touvier
Special Agent (1935) as Secretary to the district attorney
A government agent poses as a newspaperman to get the goods on a mobster.
Too Tough to Kill (1935) as Reporter

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Japanese War Bride (1952) as Asst to prods
Korean War veteran returns home to rural Salinas, California with his new Japanese wife, whom he met at a war hospital. The couple are forced to deal with the sometimes subtle, sometimes overt racism of his family and the townspeople, especially after the birth of their son.
Journey into Light (1951) as Asst to prod
The Vicious Years (1950) as Asst to prod

Cast (short)

Dark Shadows (1944)
This short film focuses on a psychiatrist investigating the murder of another psychiatrist.
Madero of Mexico (1942)
This short film chronicles the political life of Francisco Madero.
The Incredible Stranger (1942)
This short film, set in 1893, focuses on a stranger that arrives in a small town and keeps a promise he made to his wife.
The Story of Alfred Nobel (1939)
This short film tells the story of Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite.
Money to Loan (1939)
This short film looks at the criminal lengths that loan sharks go to get individuals to pay back their loans.
The Skull Murder Mystery (1932)
In this short, a mysterious Chinese merchant and his eccentric upstairs tenants come under suspicion when the skeleton of a man is dug up in an alley. Vitaphone Release 1348-1349.

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