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William J. Cartledge

William J. Cartledge



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Cast (feature film)

Escape to Burma (1955) as
A local prince in British Burma has been killed, apparently by his prospecting partner Jim Brecan. The bereaved father wants Brecan's head, no questions asked, but Captain Cardigan of the colonial police hopes to find him first for a fair trial. Meanwhile, Brecan finds refuge on the teak plantation of wealthy colonial Gwen Moore, where mutual attraction soon makes him indispensable...
Highway 301 (1950) as Elevator boy
A brutal bank robber fights internal divisions within his gang.
Dark City (1950) as Bellhop
Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker games where eventually Winant loses $5000 that isn't his...then hangs himself. But it seems Winant had a shadowy, protective elder brother who believes in personal revenge. And each of the card players in turn feels a faceless doom inexorably closing in. Dark streets and sexy torch-singer Fran lend ambience.
Dear Wife (1950) as Western Union boy
Teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political machine. Unknown to Miriam, said machine nominates her father, Judge Wilkins. As support grows for Bill, the presence of rival candidates under one roof poses problems, especially for Ruth, wife to Bill and daughter of the judge.
Riding High (1950) as Ex-jockey
An heiress and her sister''''s fiancee defy her family to race horses.
The Lady Gambles (1949) as Johnny
When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point where she "borrows" David's expense money to pursue her addiction. This finally breaks up their marriage, but David continues trying to help her.
Sorrowful Jones (1949) as Jockey
A young girl is left with the notoriously cheap Sorrowful Jones as a marker for a bet. When her father doesn't return, he learns that taking care of a child interferes with his free-wheeling lifestyle. Sorrowful must also evade crooked gangsters and indulge in a bit of horse-thieving.
The Story of Seabiscuit (1949) as Jockey George Woolf
Fictionalized account of the legendary racehorse's training and triumphs.
Unfaithfully Yours (1948) as Page boy
Set to music, a symphony conductor envisions multiple possible scenarios for dealing with his wife's infidelity.
Undercurrent (1946) as Messenger
A sheltered woman realizes that either her husband or his mysterious brother is a psychopath.
Road to Alcatraz (1945) as Newsboy
Bells of Rosarita (1945) as Messenger
Dale Evans inherits a circus, but her dead father's partner (Grant Withers) is trying to take it away from her. Roy and Bob Nolan are filming a movie on location at the circus. They and a number of other western movie stars come to Dale's aid, putting on a show and catching the bad guys.
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) as Short soldier
During World War II, a 4F tries to help the woman he loves cover up a surprise pregnancy.
The Man in the Trunk (1942) as Elevator boy

Misc. Crew (feature film)

The Searchers (1956) as Stunts
An Indian-hating Civil War veteran tracks down the tribe that slaughtered his family and kidnapped his niece.

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