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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) as Sweetface
Two free-spirited bank robbers flee railroad detectives and head for Bolivia.
2.
Head (1968) as Heraldic messenger
A plotless collection of various musical encounters and adventures by the famous rock band The Monkees which follows Davy, Peter, Mike and Mickey as they travel through an assortment of places in search of meaning.
3.
Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title (1966) as Fat man
A Cook and a waitress decide to work at a bookstore filled with spies and bank robbers.
4.
Zebra in the Kitchen (1965) as Mr. Richardson
A young boy tries to liberate animals from the city zoo.
5.
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) as Storekeeper Peevey
A ranch-owner's four sons vow to avenge their father's death.
6.
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964) as Funeral director
A wealthy southern spinster fights to keep her family's secrets hidden.
7.
4 for Texas (1963) as Ansel
Double-crossing outlaws go straight and become rival saloon owners.
8.
The Wheeler Dealers (1963) as
Texas tycoons try to mix love with finance on a trip to New York.
9.
Ride the High Country (1962) as
Two aging gunslingers sign on to transport gold from a remote mining town.
10.
Where the Boys Are (1960) as Manager
College coeds go looking for love during spring break in Fort Lauderdale.
11.
Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960) as Baldy
Residents of a Chicago tenement join forces to save a troubled teen from a life of crime.
12.
Ask Any Girl (1959) as Janitor
A businessman uses scientific research to turn his secretary into the perfect match for his playboy brother.
13.
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1959) as Waldo Pike
The arrival of an Army missile base shatters the peaceful life of a suburban town.
14.
The Sheepman (1958) as Station master
A tough sheep farmer battles the local cattle baron for land and a beautiful woman.
15.
Spook Chasers (1957) as Mike Clancy
The Bowery Boys go after crooks hiding in a haunted house.
16.
The Phantom Stagecoach (1957) as Mr. Wiggins
17.
Jailhouse Rock (1957) as Sam Brewster
After learning to play the guitar in prison, a young man becomes a rock 'n' roll sensation.
18.
This Could Be the Night (1957) as Charlie
A schoolteacher gets a secretarial job at a gangster-run nightclub.
19.
Diane (1956) as Court jester
A beautiful woman serving as adviser to the King of France falls for his son.
20.
The Boss (1956) as Hotel clerk
A crusading politician falls prey to the temptations of power.
21.
Fury at Gunsight Pass (1956) as Peter Boggs
Part of an outlaw gang rides into town to rob the bank and their accomplice is the local undertaker. The robbery goes awry and they are captured but the money is not found. While the prisoners are being transferred, the rest of the gang overpowers the posse, frees the prisoners, and returns to town. The undertaker's wife finds the money and tries to flee putting the townspeople's life in jeopardy as the outlaw leader plans to start shooting them unless he gets the money.
22.
Terror at Midnight (1956) as Speegie
23.
Shake, Rattle & Rock! (1956) as Hiram
A group of concerned adults try to ban rock and roll music in their town because they think that the music promotes juvenile delinquency. It's now up to a disc jockey and a hipster to defend the music in a televised trial. The movie also features several rock and roll performances, most notably from Fats Domino.
24.
Trial (1955) as Youval
A Mexican boy accused of rape and murder becomes a pawn for Communists and red-baiters.
25.
Jail Busters (1955) as Warden Oswald
The Bowery Boys help a reporter who was beaten up during an undercover investigation at a local prison.
26.
Kiss Me Deadly (1955) as Doc Kennedy
Detective Mike Hammer fights to solve the murder of a beautiful hitchhiker with a mysterious connection to the Mob.
27.
Crashout (1955) as Doctor [Louis] Barnes
Convict Van Duff engineers a large-scale prison break; the six survivors hide out in a forgotten mine working near the prison, then set out on a long, dangerous journey by foot, car, train and truck to retrieve Duff's bank loot. En route, as they touch the lives of "regular folks," each has his own rendezvous with destiny.
28.
No Man's Woman (1955) as Otto Peterson
29.
Geraldine (1954) as Pop
30.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) as Coach driver
A renegade sea captain uses a pioneering submarine to force peace on the world.
31.
About Mrs. Leslie (1954) as Hackley
Mrs. Leslie, rooming house landlady, reminisces in flashbacks about her past as a cafe entertainer and her involvement with the mysterious George Leslie, who originally hires her as a vacation "companion" but tells her nothing of his life outside the vacations. In subplots, Mrs. Leslie's tenants and neighbors carry on soap-opera lives.
32.
The Adventures of Hajji Baba (1954) as Kerbelai
In Ispahan, Persia, Hajji Baba (John Derek) is leaving his father's shop to seek a greater fortune, while the Princess Fawzia (Elaine Stewart) is trying to talk her father, the Caliph (Donald Randolph) into giving her in marriage to Nur-El-Din (Paul Picerni), a rival prince known far and wide as mean and fickle. Her father intends Fawzia for Fawzia to marry a friend and ally, and makes plans to send her to him. But a courier brings word from Nur-El-Din that an escort awaits Fawzia on the outskirts of the city and she escapes the palace disguised as a boy. Hajji encounters the escort-warrior (Paul Baxley) at the rendezvous spot, is attacked and beats up the escort with his barber's tools. The princess arrives and mistakes Hajji as the escort until he mistakes the emerald ring sent by Nur-El-Din to Fawzia as the prize to be delivered. In her efforts to escape him, her turban becomes unbound and Hajji realizes that the girl herself is the treasure Nur-El-Din awaits. Hajji promises to escort her and they spend the night with the caravan of Osman Aga (Thomas Gomez), who invites them to stay for the dancing girls, among them, the incomparable Ayesha (Rosemarie Bowe). The pair are overtaken by the Caliph's guards sent to bring Fawzia back, but the guards are driven off by an invading army of Turcoman women, a band of fierce and beautiful women who prey on passing merchants.
33.
A Star Is Born (1954) as Gregory
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
34.
White Christmas (1954) as Conductor
Two musical stars team with a sister act to help their old Army commander save his failing country inn.
35.
Lucky Me (1954) as Brown
When the members of a musical troupe take cleaning jobs, their lead singer falls for a famous songwriter.
36.
Wicked Woman (1954) as Charlie Borg
A trashy blonde lures a saloon owner away from his wife.
37.
Call Me Madam (1953) as Senator Wilkins
A Washington hostess takes an assignment as ambassador to the world's smallest nation.
38.
The Stooge (1953) as Sam Robertson
Dean is an unsuccessful broadway performer until his handlers convince him to become an act using a stooge - a guy already positioned in the audience and picked by Dean to be the butt of his jokes - Jerry Lewis. But Jerry begins to steal the show, and helps keep Dean on his toes. Dean's girlfriend and pals tell him to make Jerry an equal partner. Complications occur, while Dean sings and Jerry gets the laughs.
39.
Down Laredo Way (1953) as "Judge" Sully
40.
How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) as Benton
Three models pool their resources to rent a posh penthouse in hopes of snaring rich husbands.
41.
Vice Squad (1953) as Jenner
The head of an escort ring joins forces with a vice cop to solve a murder.
42.
Ambush at Tomahawk Gap (1953) as Marlowe
Ex-cons searching for buried loot are interrupted by an Indian attack.
43.
She's Back on Broadway (1953) as News vendor
A fading Hollywood star returns to the stage to work with the man who discovered her.
44.
City of Bad Men (1953) as Old timer
45.
The Affairs of Dobie Gillis (1953) as Mr. Hammersmith
A lovesick teenager searches for romance at college.
46.
The Robe (1953) as Caleb
Biblical epic in which a Roman military tribune, who commands the unit that crucified Jesus Christ, tries to learn about the man he killed.
47.
Ride, Vaquero! (1953) as Storekeeper
Ranchers in New Mexico have to face Indians and bandits.
49.
The Belle of New York (1952) as Bowery bum
A turn-of-the-century playboy courts a Salvation Army girl.
50.
A Girl in Every Port (1952) as Drive-in manager
Two sailors invest in a racehorse.
51.
The Sun Sets at Dawn (1951) as Feature Syndicate
52.
Never Trust a Gambler (1951) as Salesman
A small-time gambler goes on the lam from a murder charge.
53.
The Tall Target (1951) as Beamish
A detective tries to prevent the assassination of President Lincoln during a train ride.
54.
Cyrano de Bergerac (1951) as Bellerose
A swordsman and poet helps another man woo the woman he loves.
55.
Night into Morning (1951) as Drunk
After a fire kills his family, a college professor sinks into alcoholism.
56.
The Family Secret (1951) as Charlie
When his son accidentally kills someone, a lawyer must defend the man wrongly charged with the murder.
57.
Darling, How Could You! (1951) as Cabby
Based on James Barrie's play "Alice Sit-By-The-Fire". In turn-of-the-century New York, a young girl who believes she's learned "the seamy side of life" from a risque play takes it upon herself to rescue her estranged mother from what appears to be a steamy love affair.
58.
Three Guys Named Mike (1951) as Hawkins
A stewardess can't choose among three suitors.
59.
Inside Straight (1951) as Lawyer
A tycoon rises to the top in 19th-century San Francisco through greed and corruption.
60.
The Barefoot Mailman (1951) as Dewey Durgan
A 19th-century con artist flees to the wilds of Florida to elude the law.
61.
Chain of Circumstance (1951) as Fogel
62.
A Life of Her Own (1950) as Hamburger proprietor
An innocent small-town girl climbs to the top of the modeling business man by man.
63.
Fancy Pants (1950) as Mayor Fogarty
A wild West family wins a British valet in a poker game and passes him off as a nobleman.
64.
Under Mexicali Stars (1950) as Nap Wellington
Treasury agents join a traveling circus to catch a band of gold robbers.
65.
The Secret Fury (1950) as Roy Palmer, justice of peace
A mysterious figure tries to stop a woman's marriage by driving her mad.
66.
Copper Canyon (1950) as Scamper
During post civil war, southern veterans move wet to find money to rebuild their homes and are continuosly harassed.
67.
Riding High (1950) as Pawnbroker
An heiress and her sister's fiancee defy her family to race horses.
68.
Wabash Avenue (1950) as Ship's captain
Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position untenable. He also hopes to turn Ruby Summers, Mike's motor-mouthed burlesque queen, into a classier entertainer, and incidentally to make her his own. But at the last minute, Andy's revenge comes unravelled.
69.
My Friend Irma (1949) as Mr. Clyde
Based on the long-running radio show. Irma is a likeable airhead who meddles in her roommate's love-life. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, in their first screen appearance, are juice-bar operators who are discovered when a self-proclaimed manager hears Martin's golden voice. Irma's roommate wants to marry her rich boss, but instead falls in love with Martin.
70.
Red, Hot and Blue (1949) as Stage manager
An actress's rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.
71.
Lust for Gold (1949) as Barber
A German immigrant braves the wild West in search of gold and a woman to love.
72.
Chicken Every Sunday (1949) as Mr. Sawyer
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband's harebrained financial schemes.
73.
That Wonderful Urge (1949) as Drunk
An heiress gets back at the reporter who pretended to romance her to get a story.
74.
Criss Cross (1949) as Frank
A man tries to save his fickle ex-wife from her criminal lover.
75.
Free for All (1949) as Mr. [Joe] Hershey
76.
The Set-Up (1949) as Red
An aging boxer defies the gangsters who've ordered him to throw his last fight.
77.
Thieves' Highway (1949) as Bar proprietor
78.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer: Boris Karloff (1949) as Abernathy
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).
79.
The Crooked Way (1949) as Petey
A war hero''s amnesia keeps him from dealing with his criminal past.
80.
Harbor of Missing Men (1949) as "Rummy" Davis
81.
Let's Live Again (1948) as "Mr. President"
82.
Hazard (1948) as Beady
83.
Call Northside 777 (1948) as William Decker, mailman
A Chicago reporter re-opens a ten year old murder case.
84.
Larceny (1948) as Charlie Jordan
85.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) as Drunken Santa Claus
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
86.
The Offenders (1924) as
87.
Silver Wings (1922) as John
88.
The Flower of Faith (1916) as Tom Judson
89.
The Fairy and the Waif (1915) as The waif

Cast (special)

90.
Life of Vernon Hathaway, The (1955)
The misadventures of Vernon Hathaway, a meek watch repairman who daydreams himself into exciting adventures.
91.
Last Stagecoach West (1954) as Telegraph Operator
The pilot film for "Stories of the Century." The exploits of Bill Cameron, an agent for the Railroad Protection Association, an organization that protects the newly developing railroads from Indians, robbers, or whatever trouble plagues them. In the pilot episode, Bill travels to Cedar City, a rai

Cast (short)

92.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Crawford "At Home" (1939)
In this short film, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Crawford host a formal dress audition in their home for a prospective sponsor of their radio show. Vitaphone Release B219.
93.
The Prisoner of Swing (1938)
This musical short is a satirical adaptation of "The Prisoner of Zenda." Vitaphone Release B108-109.
94.
Du Barry Did All Right (1937)
A woman living in Paris feels neglected by her husband, so she decides to go to New York City and enjoy herself in this short film. Vitaphone Release B27-28.

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