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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 6, 1967|
|Born:||July 26, 1895||Cause of Death:||acute aneurysm|
|Birth Place:||Boston, Massachusetts, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Cast (feature film)
Two cowboys try to protect railroad workers from rampaging Indians.
Western lawmen use an outlaw to bring down a crooked Indian agent.
A Supreme Court justice on vacation takes on crooked small-town politicians.
A teacher in a women''''s reformatory searches for evidence to put her crook husband away.
Government agents are called in to stop a series of gold shipment robberies.
Entertainers struggle to save a failing nightclub.
Singer pretends to be younger so she can enter a music school.
A cowboy takes on a band of cattle rustlers single-handedly.
A gentlemanly detective calls on his brother to help him stop the Nazis from assassinating a key diplomat.
A cabal of American industrialists, all fifth-columnists intent on sabotaging the war effort, are methodically murdered by the malevolent Monsieur Colomb. It is only until detective Dick Martin is assigned to the case that everyone's true motives and identities are revealed.
A Hollywood technician fights off enemy agents after his new searchlight design.
Bill Fargo returns from prison to find Scanlon controlling the town including the Sheriff and the editor. First Scanlon has the Sheriff's opposition in the upcoming election murdered. Then when the editor confesses to Bill, he has him killed with Bill's gun. But the editor set off Scoops' camera just as he was shot and then left a dying note. Scoop finds the note and the inept photographer tries to develop the picture.
A mad scientist kills brides and uses their glands to keep his wife alive.
A district attorney investigates a crook who seems to be in two places at the same time.
Dedicated aircraft workers compete for the same girl.
Jim Malloy (Johnny Mack Brown) returns from the Civil War to Texas to find his father, Colonel Malloy (William Franum), leading a band of land grabbers and carpet-baggers during the Reconstruction Era. He learns of this from newspaper publisher Jonathan Taylor (Pat O'Malley), who advocates the overthrow of Colonel Malloy's crooked regime, and his daughter Nan (Jennifer Holt.) Jim and his pal, "Happy" Snodgrass (Fuzzy Knight) save Taylor from Malloy's henchmen, led by Idaho (Harry Woods), and they side with the Governor's representative Brent Gordon (Tex Ritter) against the gang. When Jim kills one of the gang members, Captain Sneed (Kenneth Harlan), the Colonel's main aide, has him jailed and he is to be executed. Colonel Malloy goes to Gordon and Taylor, and they agree to take up arms to free Jim on the condition that the Colonel join their crusade against the lawlessness.
A neurosurgeon is thrown out of the medical profession after he performs a daring but unsuccessful surgery. He flees to Alaska, where his plane crashes in the frozen wilderness.
Pinkerton Agent Tracy goes to prison to get information on a counterfeiting operation from inmate Ganley. This leads him to Dawson and his gang who take him in as a friend of Ganley. Now a member of the gang he is just learning how the operation works when Ganley, now knowing Tracy's true identity, escapes and returns to expose him.
Although she''s been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
A migrant laborer becomes a champion of farm workers'' rights.
A gangster's wife helps the FBI nail her husband.
Wild Bill Hickok is sent to Abilene to take on Morgan King and his gang. When he breaks into King's bank to get proof of King's thievery, Sheriff Tex puts him in jail. His friend Cannonball, having lost Bill's letter of authority, now has to get him out.
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
Belle Langtry runs a town being taken over by cattle rustlers. She is also a front for the outlaws, who are led by Steve Fraser. Hoppy gets elected sheriff and cleans up the town with help from the Bar 20 boys.
A young innocent's surprise inheritance causes problems with her poor but proud boyfriend.
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.
A newspaperman sets out to catch a sea-going thief.
Wild Bill Elliott, Evelyn Young, Dub Taylor, Kenneth Harlan, Ray Teal. Western legend Wild Bill Hickok leads a group of settlers from Kansas to the wilds of Colorado where the Indians are none too friendly.
An aircraft designer falls for an imprisoned gangster's wife.
U.S. Marshal Hopalong Cassidy is called when a town becomes overun with bad guys. Disguised as a member of a medicine show, Hoppy discovers that the ringleader is none other than sweet li'l ol' Ma Burton.
Four convicts volunteer as medical guinea pigs to win early paroles.
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
In search of a boxing camp, a street tough mistakenly signs on with a conservation group.
Asian sleuth Mr. Wong investigates the murder of a shipping tycoon.
A novice lawyer must defend a killer.
A group of American adventurers discover a bed of black pearls off a South Pacific island. When one of them is shot dead, a young girl in the group is accused of the crime.
Family who witness a murder are pursued by gangsters.
After digging up the dirt on local politicians, a newswoman decides to run for office.
Buck Colins heads a group of local ranchers who are trying to prevent the railroad from completing its line through their property. Till now they have been able to charge tolls on herds passing through. Hoppy goes undercover to expose them.
An insurance man tangles with a fraud ring.
Keller buys Marsh's cattle and then murders him to retrieve the money. But Ann Marsh remembered some of the serial numbers and this is the clue that Hoppy needs. He arrives posing as a dude. He also poses as a novice poker player and this brings in a few of the stolen bills. When he realizes Keller is the one he is after, he wins back all the money at the poker table. He escapes from Keller's saloon but Keller and his men head out after him.
In his starring debut Roy gets elected to congress in order to bring water to the ranchers in his district. In Washington he learns he needs the backing of a key congressman and gets that man to go west for an inspection trip. When the Congressman is initally unimpressed, Roy gets the inspection party stranded without water to show the true conditions.
Caldwell and Nixon have their men rob the stage and then critcize the Sheriff for not catching the robbers. With her father the Sheriff under pressure, Mary sends for Hoppy who finds the stolen money and sets a trap to bring in the entire gang.
Ken and Happy, looking for their friend Cherokee, run into an outlaw gang led by Ritter who have been terrorizing the ranchers. Ken figures that one of the prominent citizens is the real boss and sets a trap to find him.
Even a jail term for contempt can''t keep reporter Torchy Blane from investigating the case of a murdered department store owner.
An heiress takes a job as a department store clerk.
A mob-connected trainer grooms a bellhop for the boxing ring.
Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl.
A club for junior-league detectives gets caught up in a bank robbery.
Lawyer-superhero Lamont Cranston dodges the police while hunting down a killer and a gangster chief.
A reformed gambler risks his marriage when he returns to the betting table.
A New York bandleader takes Hollywood by storm.
Counterfeit bills are being printed in Canada and shipped across the border hidden in blocks of ice. When the counterfeiters force engraver Bronson to make a new plate, he inscribes a tiny help message on it. Renfrew catches a henchman who has one of the new bills. A magnifying glass lets him read the message and he heads out alone to round up the counterfeiters.
A government agent poses as an outlaw to stop a series of gold robberies.
Flagg is relocating flood victims to Gunsmoke Ranch. The Three Mesquiteers know Flagg to be a crook and try to warn them. They ignore the warning and improve the land only to find that it has been condemned for a new dam.
John Kent (Monte Blue) wins the Olympic decathlon but is disqualified on a charge of professionalism. William Stevens (Kenneth Harlan), the second-place finisher, is awarded the title and trophies. Six years later Kent is running a moving truck for a living and training his young son Johnny (Joe O'Brien)to become an athlete. Chance brings about a meeting between Ken and Stevens, now a prosperous business man, with a little daughter, Joan (Joy Healey), who makes friends with young Johnny. As the years pass, the grown-up Johnny (Herman Brix)has developed to where he stands a chance of becoming an Olympic athlete and is in love with Joan (Joan Fontaine.) Mr. Stevens also wants to see Johnny succeed, and is annoyed that his attention to Joan may interfere with his training. Rich girl Patricia Stanley (Suzanne Kaaren)is also interested in Johnny, a proceeding which suits wealthy young athlete Duke Hale (Reed Howes), who is Johnny's main rival in sports and for Joan. Stevens, in an effort to repay the elder Kent for the wrong done him in stripping him of his rightful Olympic title, makes Johnny a member of the athletic club that sponsors the preliminary track-and-field events leading to the choosing of the American team for the Olympic Games. Johnny wins first place in the initial trials and is carried away by the flattery of the social set, which leads to a quarrel and separation from his father. At a party given by Patricia, Johnny drinks heavily, and Joan, feeling she is partly to blame for Johnny breaking his training, tells him she is through if him, hoping to bring him to his senses.
A crusading DA fights to get a nightclub hostess to testify against her gangster boss.
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.
An escaped convict's bride joins forces with the FBI.
Perry Mason''''s honeymoon with Della Street is interrupted by the murder of a scandal-sheet publisher.
A cowboy sets out to avenge the murder of his father years ago.
A beautiful singer and a battling priest try to reform a Barbary Coast saloon owner in the days before the big earthquake.
A bored small-town teacher gets mixed up with an escaped bank robber.
A flyer sacrifices everything to open a transpacific airline.
When Hoppy agrees to lead a large cattle drive north he runs into lots of trouble. First Anderson and Wilson join the drive to do what damage they can. Then Lewis and his men posing as Tail officials try to cut out part of the herd. When Hoppy sees through this ruse, they rustle some cattle and burn the camp.
A framed man comes back from the dead to seek revenge.
The Eagle uses sky writing to make threats against a corporation. Nathan Gregory owns a travelling fairground and is thought to be the Eagle. Craig McCoy is a pilot who goes looking for the Eagle when Gregory turns up missing.
Cowhand Clay Conning (Kenneth Harlan) rescues a theatrical troupe in the town of Red Rock by using the lead singer/dancer, Blondie (Nita Martan), to threaten to compromise the hotel owner, Abner Jenkins (Harry Todd). Clay pays their hotel bill but Martha Jenkins (Ethel Wales) whose husband also owns the opera house objects to the showing going on. Clay, who has fallen in love with Mary (Dorothy Gulliver), the troupe's leading lady, begins courting Mrs. Jenkins at a level she thinks is higher than he does. Frank Blake (Charles King), a cattle rustler convicted by Clay, holds up the box office after the show begins.
The Palmers, an apparently wealthy family, move into the house next- door to the Lazarres. However, the Palmers are actually a gang of thieves plotting to rob the Lazarres. What the Palmers don't realize is that the Lazarres are also a criminal gang, and they are planning to rob their new wealthy neighbors, the Palmers!
An American sailor marries then deserts the Chinese beauty who had saved his life.
Molly Wood arrives in a small western town to be the new schoolmarm. The Virginian, foreman on a local ranch, takes a shine to her, and vows that he will make her love him. The Virginian's best friend, Steve, falls in with bad guys led by Trampas. The Virginian catches them cattle rustling. As foreman, he must give the order to hang his friend. Trampas gets away and shoots the Virginian in the back. Molly nurses him to health, and falls in love with him. They plan to marry, but on their wedding day Trampas returns, looking for trouble.
In this silent film, a criminal mastermind plots revenge against the doctor who amputated his legs.
A spoiled rich girl fights for her life when she''''s trapped in the slums.
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