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James Adamson

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Cast (feature film)

Untamed Mistress (1957) as Native
Lord of the Jungle (1955) as Elisha
The jungle boy tries to stop a herd of rogue elephants.
Affair with a Stranger (1953) as Porter
A playwright and his wife search the past for the key to saving their troubled marriage.
Tonight We Sing (1953) as Porter
The Mississippi Gambler (1953) as Steward
Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.
Safari Drums (1953) as Sumbo
A group of movie makers arrive in Africa to make a film about jungle wildlife.
African Treasure (1952) as Tolu
Bomba the Jungle Boy takes on diamond smugglers.
I Want You (1951) as Train porter
The draft and the Korean War threaten a small-town romance.
I Was a Communist for the F.B.I. (1951) as Picketer
When an FBI agent goes undercover in the Communist Party, his wife and friends question his patriotism.
Elephant Stampede (1951) as Malako
The jungle hero fights off elephant poachers to help a missionary.
Fort Worth (1951) as Black barman
A retired gunfighter fears that he might have to take up his former trade when a gang of outlaws rides into town
Bright Leaf (1950) as Black peddler
Two tobacco growers battle for control of the cigarette market.
Rope of Sand (1949) as Waiter
Two years ago, hunting guide Mike Davis was with a client who trespassed on diamond company land and found a rich lode; Paul Vogel, sadistic commandant of company police, beat Mike nearly to death but failed to learn the location. Now Mike is back in Diamantstad, South African desert, and manager Martingale has a better idea: he hires delectable adventuress Suzanne to ferret out Mike's secret. But she soon finds she's playing with fire.
A Letter to Three Wives (1949) as Butler
A small-town seductress notifies her three best friends that she has run off with one of their husbands.
Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946) as Black cab driver
A retired Army officer fights to save his hometown''''s Confederate monument.
Man from Oklahoma (1945) as Porter
Roy spends most of this movie resucing Dale from terrible fates. The film includes a reenactment of land rush opening the Oklahoma Territory. Songs include "I'm Beinning to See the Light," "Cherro, Cherro, cherokee," "I'm Gonna Have a Cowboy Wedding," and "Dragin' the Wagon."
Double Indemnity (1944) as Pullman porter
An insurance salesman gets seduced into plotting a client's death.
The Man from the Rio Grande (1943) as Chatanooga
The Man Who Returned to Life (1942) as Jim
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.
Rings on Her Fingers (1942) as Red Cap
Susan Miller (Gene Tierney) works behind the girdle counter in a department store and dreams about the beautiful clothes and glamour she can never hope to have. Enter May Worthington (Spring Byington) and Warren (Laird Cregar), a pair of con artists who pose as the mother and uncle of a pretty girl in order to separate millionaires from their money. They convince Susan she has an opportunity to fulfill all her dreams, and the trio heads for Palm Beach. Susan meets John Wheeler (Henry Fonda) who says he is shopping for a sailboat. Believing that he is a millionaire, Warren and May sell him a boat that doesn't belong to them, and make off with his $15,000 life savings. Looking for greener pastures, they work themselves into the family of wealthy Tod Wheeler (John Shepperd), who falls for Sue, posing as "Linda Worthington". But John shows up as a guest of Fenwick and he tells "Linda", not knowing she was part of the scam, that he has a detective after the fake captain (Warren) that sold him the boat. John admits that he is not a millionaire but only a $50-a-week clerk. He asks her to marry him and, over the protests of May, she accepts. Tod, who has been away, wires Linda a marriage proposal which is intercepted by Warren, who accepts on her behalf via a return wire. He intends to blackmail her into marrying Tod and then blackmail the Fenwicks into dissolving the marriage. To get John's money back to him, which she has but can't tell him, Linda enlists the aid of Colonel Prentiss (Henry Stephenson) who runs a gambling house, and the machines are fixed so that John wins his money back. Linda and John go to the terminal to leave, but Tod shows up and she tries to keep him away from John, who knows her as Sue.
Jungle Siren (1942) as Johnny
Whistling in the Dark (1941) as Attendant
A radio detective is kidnapped and forced to plan the perfect murder.
In Name Only (1939) as Waiter
A wealthy man falls for a widow but can't get his wife to divorce him.
Kentucky (1938) as Swipe
A Romeo and Juliet love story set amidst horseracing.
Sing You Sinners (1938) as Red Cap
A brother act is broken up by one sibling''s devotion to gambling.
Danger - Love at Work (1937) as Waiter
A young lawyer is unable to get a family to sign a land sale contract until their daughter falls in love with him.
Torchy Blane, the Adventurous Blonde (1937) as Porter
Reporter Torchy Blane walks out on her own wedding to solve the case of a murdered actor.
Dark Manhattan (1937) as Lem
A young man takes control of the rackets in Harlem and falls in love with a beautiful singer.
Internes Can't Take Money (1937) as Porter
In a fantastically art-deco hospital, young Dr. Kildare treats and falls for impoverished Janet Healy, widow of a bank robber, who's been in prison and can't find her baby. Later she helps Kildare sew up gangster Hanlon in a tavern back room. Kildare pursues Janet and enlists Hanlon to help her; the gangster's solution, not surprisingly, is violent.
Sophie Lang Goes West (1937) as Porter
White Hunter (1936) as Wanderobi native
36 Hours to Kill (1936) as Red Cap
The Ex-Mrs. Bradford (1936) as
A detective teams with his ex-wife to solve a murder.
Florida Special (1936) as Porter
Hands Across the Table (1935) as Porter
A manicurist uses her beauty and emery board to snag a rich husband.
Fugitive Lady (1934) as Black man
Lone Cowboy (1933) as Railroad porter
King Kong (1933) as Native child
A film crew discovers the "eighth wonder of the world," a giant prehistoric ape, and brings him back to New York, where he wreaks havoc.

Art Department (feature film)

Virtual Sexuality (1999) as Inferno Artist (The Film Factory At Vtr/Digital Visual Effects)
Justine is a 17-year-old virgin eager to lose her virginity to high school stud Alex. When her nerdy friend Chas drags her to a virtual reality computer exhibition, Justine comes across Narcissus -- a computerized makeover machine. While playfully creating her ideal self onscreen, Justine decides

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