skip navigation
Walter Baldwin

Walter Baldwin

Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

 
 

The Long, Long... Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz live slaphappily ever after as newlyweds... more info $5.98was $5.98 Buy Now

Special Agent... Watch the lawman go after the no-good Devereaux Brothers after their great train... more info $6.98was $6.98 Buy Now

Stranger On... Joel McCrea takes on the town of Bannerman, playing a judge who comes up against... more info $14.93was $14.93 Buy Now

Interrupted... No pretensions. No tantrums. Marjorie Lawrence is a prima donna in the most... more info $11.99was $17.99 Buy Now

Ride, Vaquero!... Vicious outlaw Jose Esqueda (Anthony Quinn) lives by what he calls the law of... more info $12.99was $19.99 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Cast ...
RATE AND COMMENT

COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Hail, Hero! (1969) as
A young, but clean-cut hippie confronts his family about his feelings regarding the Vietnam War.
2.
Rosemary's Baby (1968) as
A young woman fears the baby she's carrying is the son of Satan.
3.
Cheyenne Autumn (1964) as Jeremy Wright
A reluctant calvary Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.
5.
Oklahoma Territory (1960) as Ward Harlan
Bill Williams, Gloria Talbott, Ted de Corsia, Grant Richards, & X Brands as Running Cloud. The district attorney that prosecuted Indian chief Buffalo Horn (Ted de Corsia) for murder forces a Federal Judge to re-open the case and give him an acquittal when he discovers the true murderer. Bill Williams with his New York accent is an amusing choice for the role of the historic Texas prosecutor, Temple Houston.
6.
You Can't Run Away From It (1956) as Proprietor
A reporter stumbles on a runaway heiress whose story could salvage his career.
7.
Glory (1956) as Doc Brock
A young woman's devotion to her racehorse creates romantic problems.
8.
The Fastest Gun Alive (1956) as Blind man
A reformed gunslinger's past keeps catching up with him.
9.
Interrupted Melody (1955) as Jim Owens
True story of Australian opera singer Marjorie Lawrence and her battle against polio.
10.
The Desperate Hours (1955) as George Patterson
Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they're holding hostage.
11.
Stranger on Horseback (1955) as Vince Webb
12.
Destry (1955) as Henry Skinner
In the old West, a small frontier town is being controlled by ruthless mob boss Decker (Lyle Bettger) and his cronies. After the local sheriff dies under mysterious circumstances, Decker arranges to have the town drunk (Thomas Mitchell) appointed sheriff, thinking he will be ineffectual. But the new sheriff sends for Tom Destry, son of a famous two-fisted lawman, to be his deputy. When Tom (Audie Murphy) arrives, he isn't exactly the swaggering he-man the sheriff had in mind. In fact, Destry doesn't even carry a gun. But the new deputy's mild exterior masks a fierce determination to see justice done, as Decker and the other locals soon discover.
13.
Living It Up (1954) as Isaiah
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he's dying into a national hero.
14.
The Long, Long Trailer (1954) as Uncle Edgar
Life on the road isn't what it's cracked up to be when a honeymooning couple invests in an oversized motor home.
15.
Ride, Vaquero! (1953) as Adam Smith
Ranchers in New Mexico have to face Indians and bandits.
16.
Scandal at Scourie (1953) as Michael Hayward
Controversy erupts in a small Canadian town when a Protestant couple tries to adopt a Catholic child.
17.
Carrie (1952) as Carrie's father
A married man's passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
18.
Something for the Birds (1952) as Man at Smithsonian with T. Courtney Lemmer
A conservationist fights to save the habitat of the California condor and to do it she works her way into the affections of a representative of the oil company that wants the land for their own purposes.
19.
The Winning Team (1952) as Pa Alexander
Baseball great Grover Cleveland Alexander fights his way back from a blinding injury.
20.
Storm Warning (1951) as Bledsoe
A model on vacation discovers that her sister's husband is a murderous Ku Klux Klansman.
21.
Rough Riders of Durango (1951) as Cricket Adams
Marshal Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) comes to the aid of Sheriff Bill Walters (Russ Ford) who is having a hard time trying to save the local farmers and ranchers from raids and hi-jackings. With Banker Johnson (Hal Price) about to foreclose on all their ranches and farms, the sheriff arranges for them to get a $40,000 advance on their next grain shipment so that they can pay off their notes at the bank. But the town's supposedly honest and harmless harness maker, John Blake (Steve Darrell), who is the brains behind the gang, has the messenger killed and the money stolen.
22.
I Want You (1951) as George Kress, Sr.
The draft and the Korean War threaten a small-town romance.
23.
The Racket (1951) as Sullivan
A tough cop has to fight his superiors in order to battle the mob.
24.
A Millionaire for Christy (1951) as Mr. Sloan
A woman sets her hat for a man who's inherited a million dollars.
25.
Stella (1950) as Farmer
26.
The Jackpot (1950) as Watch buyer
Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.
27.
Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) as Jim Bracken
A pioneering efficiency expert tests his theories on his large family.
28.
Flamingo Road (1949) as Todd
A stranded carnival dancer takes on a corrupt political boss when she marries into small-town society.
29.
Come to the Stable (1949) as Jarman
Two nuns set up a children's hospital in the New England countryside.
30.
Calamity Jane and Sam Bass (1949) as Doc Purdy
Drifter Sam Bass shows up in Denton, Texas (soon to host a great horse race) looking for work. Before long, he attracts the attention of pretty storekeeper Katherine Egan (the sheriff's sister) and that wild frontiers woman, Calamity Jane. Circumstances make Sam richer by a very fast race horse. But his seemingly good luck with horses and women leads him to disaster. Will he be forced into a life of crime?
31.
The Gay Amigo (1949) as Stoneham
Chasing Mexican bandits, the Captain sees Cisco and Pancho ride away. Assuming they are the bandits he captures them and then lets them go. He has them followed figuring they will lead him to the entire gang. Cisco learns the editor and the blacksmith are the leaders. He makes the blacksmith think his partner double-crossed him and then joins up with him as his new partner planning to lead the entire gang into a trap.
32.
Thieves' Highway (1949) as Policeman at market
33.
Special Agent (1949) as Pop Peters
34.
Hazard (1948) as Superintendent
35.
Cry of the City (1948) as Orvy
Petty crook and cop-killer Martin Rome, in bad shape from wounds in the hospital prison ward, still refuses to help slimy lawyer Niles clear his client by confessing to another crime. Police Lt. Candella must check Niles' allegation; a friend of the Rome family, he walks a tightrope between sentiment and cynicism. When Martin fears Candella will implicate his girlfriend Teena, he'll do anything to protect her. How many others will he drag down to disaster with him?
36.
Return of the Bad Men (1948) as Muley Wilson
A farmer falls for the female leader of a band of notorious outlaws.
37.
Winter Meeting (1948) as Mr. Castle
A repressed poetess and an embittered war hero help each other cope with their problems.
38.
Albuquerque (1948) as Judge
Cole Armin (Randolph Scott) comes to Albuquerque to work for his uncle, John Armin (George Cleveland), a despotic and hard-hearted czar who operates an ore-hauling freight line, and whose goal is to eliminate a competing line run by Ted Wallace (Russell Hayden) and his sister Celia (Catherine Craig). Cole tires of his uncle's heavy-handed tactics and switches over to the Wallace side. Lety Tyler, an agent hired by the uncle, also switches over by warning Cole and Ted of a trap set for them by the uncle and his henchman Juke Murkil (Lon Chaney Jr.).
39.
Rachel and the Stranger (1948) as Gallus
A mail-order bride finds herself attracted to a handsome drifter.
40.
Millie's Daughter (1947) as Pavillion manager
41.
The Millerson Case (1947) as Link Hazen
While on vacation, a criminal psychologist investigates a murder during a typhoid epidemic.
42.
The Beginning or the End (1947) as Workman
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
43.
Unconquered (1947) as Townsman
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
44.
Cross My Heart (1947) as Coroner
45.
The Perfect Marriage (1947) as Horse ring attendant
Jenny (Loretta Young) and Dale Williams (David Niven) have been married ten years and parents of a nine-year-old daughter, "Cookie" Williams (Nona Griffith.) They live well, have separate careers, are surrounded by sophisticated friends, and are afflicted with overattentive in-laws on each side. Celebrating their tenth anniversary,this, of course, means it is time to tell each other they want a divorce from each other. They talk about it. They talk to their friends about it. The friends and in-laws talk to them and to each other and to anyone who will listen about it.
46.
The Unsuspected (1947) as Justice of the peace
The producer of a radio crime series commits the perfect crime, then has to put the case on the air.
47.
Mourning Becomes Electra (1947) as Amos Ames
Repressed passions and shameful secrets destroy a New England family.
48.
Ladies' Man (1947) as Clem
Henry Haskell (Eddie Bracken), owner of a hard-scrabble farm near Badger, Oklahona, thwarted in love and through with women forever, strikes oil while digging for water and becomes a millionaire. He heads for New York, with $50,000 in his pocket, to fulfill his lifelong ambition of seeing Grant's Tomb and riding the subway. Fortune-huntress Gladys Hayden (Virginia Field) moves into rooms adjoining Henry's at his swank New York hotel. He joins a large crowd on the street and suddenly finds himself being interviewed by Jean Mitchell (Virginia Wells) on a "Streets of New York" broadcast. When Henry says he is the only millionaire from Badger, Oklahoma, Jean impulsively offers to introduce him to any listener who sends in a box-top of her sponsor's face powder. Henry invites Jean to dine at the Automat and a ride home on the subway and, since he borrows nickels from her for food and the subway, she doubts he is really a millionaire. She is unaware he couldn't get change for a $100 bill. On the subway, they encounter Spike Jones and His City Slickers and, learning they are out of work, Henry gives them each $100 bills. Millions of women, clamouring for dates with Henry, send in box-tops. Jean and her uncle dream up a radio program that promises some lucky Cinderella a date with Henry each night. Jean puts on an act that makes Henry, self-vowed woman-hater, think her job is in jeopardy and he goes along. And Gladys makes strides with Henry with her phoney southern accent. When Henry learns that he has been tricked into the radio scheme, he pretends to be bankrupt...
49.
Framed (1947) as Assistant manager
A femme fatale lures an unemployed man into helping her with a criminal scheme.
50.
King of the Wild Horses (1947) as Duveen
51.
Claudia and David (1946) as Farmer
Follow-up to hit film Claudia (1943) finds title characters (Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young) dealing with the ups and downs of marriage and parenthood in their rural Connecticut town. Illness, accidents, and jealousy plague the young couple as they learn to weather life.
52.
Talk About a Lady (1946) as Clem
53.
To Each His Own (1946) as Sam Foreman
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
54.
The Bride Wore Boots (1946) as Mr. Hodges, postman
55.
Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946) as Bus driver
A retired Army officer fights to save his hometown's Confederate monument.
56.
Sister Kenny (1946) as Mr. Ferguson
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
57.
Johnny Comes Flying Home (1946) as Henry
58.
Dragonwyck (1946) as Farmer
A farm girl signs on as governess in a gloomy mansion.
59.
Sing While You Dance (1946) as Handy
A struggling lyricist befriends a composer's widow.
60.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) as Dempsey, garage owner
Years after a murder drove them apart, an heiress tries to win back her lost love.
61.
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) as Mr. Parrish
Three returning servicemen fight to adjust to life after World War II.
62.
The Time of Their Lives (1946) as Bates
Two ghosts from the Revolutionary War haunt a house until they can clear their names of treason charges.
63.
Personality Kid (1946) as Mr. Anderson
64.
Our Hearts Were Growing Up (1946) as Druggist
Cornelia and Emily, at college in the early 1920s, have triangle trouble with their beaus. Their affairs become entangled with those of a chance-met, kindly bootlegger. Much of the humor derives from pre-Roaring Twenties naivity.
65.
The Lost Weekend (1945) as Albany
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
66.
Blonde Ransom (1945) as Sheriff
67.
The Girl of the Limberlost (1945) as
Based on Gene Stratton-Porter's novel and a remake of Columbia's 1934 "The Girl of the Limberlost" and 1939's "Romance of the Limberlost," this one has altered the kinship who-hates-the-girl relationship from an aunt to her mother. This time out, Elnora Comstock (Dorinda Clifton) lives on the edge of a great swamp and collects butterflies to sell in order to go to high school and pay for violin lessons. Her mother, Kate Comstock (Ruth Nelson), hates her as she blames the girl for the father's death as he drowned in a quagmire on the way home the night the girl was born. The years-late revelation that the husband had been off courting a neighbor woman that night brings an attitude adjustment to the mother.
68.
Christmas in Connecticut (1945) as Potter
A homemaking specialist who can't boil water is forced to provide a family holiday for a war hero.
69.
State Fair (1945) as Farmer
An Iowa family finds romance and adventure at the yearly state fair.
70.
Bring on the Girls (1945) as Henry
71.
Why Girls Leave Home (1945) as Wilbur Harris
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.
72.
Roughly Speaking (1945) as Jake
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
73.
Captain Eddie (1945) as Serious man
WWI flyer Eddie Rickenbaker remembers his life which brought him from a car salesman, race driver and pilot in WWI, to an important person in the early years of civil airline service, after his plane crashed in the South Pacific in late 1942.
74.
Murder, He Says (1945) as Vic Hardy
A pollster stumbles on a family of small-town killers.
75.
Trail to Vengeance (1945) as Bart Jackson
76.
Rhythm Round-up (1945) as Jed Morton
77.
Wilson (1945) as Orator
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
78.
You Can't Ration Love (1944) as Mr. McGillis
Because of the war, there aren't enough men at Adams College for all the girls, but Betty (Betty Jane Rhodes as Betty Rhodes) has no difficulties as she has a monopoly on stud-athlete Pete (Bill Edwards). The other girls, particularly Marian (Marjorie Weaver), think this is unfair, so Marian institutes a system of rationing dates. Pete is rated as thirty points and Betty is furious as the other girls bypass the 4-F's and slide-rule geeks to save their ration points to date Pete. Betty drafts him for the Varsity Show, but when the pressure of preparing for the show hurts his studies, Marian volunteers to tutor him and has him all to herself. Scholarly John "Two-Point" Simpson (Johnny Johnston as Johnnie Johnston) auditions and, since he isn't hep to the jive, is laughed off the stage. Betty helps him and soon "Two-Point" is in the groove and makes a hit, and Betty discovers she is in love with him. The faculty cancels the date-rationing plan and Johnnie, whose point value has gone up, thinks Betty is the cause of the ruling and dates Marian for spite. Betty broods and knits booties for her sister's baby, but conveys the impression to Marian that she is to have a baby. Johnnie learns he is the "suspected" father and, thinking it is another of Betty's tricks, plans to leave school. The other girls, led by Bubbles (Marie Wilson), are worried about Betty's future stigma and round up a justice of the peace and Johnnie. Betty confesses the hoax, and the girls start squabbling over the available-again Johnnie, while Betty and Johnnie make use of the still-available Justice of the Peace.
79.
Louisiana Hayride (1944) as Lem
In hopes of becoming a movie star, a country girl follows two con men to Hollywood.
80.
The Missing Juror (1944) as Justice of the peace
A detective tries to stop whomever is murdering the jurors on a notorious murder case.
81.
Tall in the Saddle (1944) as Stan
A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher.
82.
Since You Went Away (1944) as Gateman
A mother and wife struggle to cope while her husband is off serving in World War II.
83.
Faces in the Fog (1944) as Doan, jury foreman
84.
Mr. Winkle Goes to War (1944) as Plummer
A henpecked husband surprises his family by coming back from World War II a hero.
85.
Dark Mountain (1944) as Uncle Sam
86.
Together Again (1944) as Witherspoon
The female mayor of a small-town ignites local gossip when she falls for a sculptor.
87.
The Ghost That Walks Alone (1944) as Deputy
88.
89.
Reckless Age (1944) as Conductor
90.
Happy Land (1943) as Jake Hibbs
91.
Sweet Rosie O'Grady (1943) as Mailman
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
92.
Let's Have Fun (1943) as Hotel clerk
93.
Always a Bridesmaid (1943) as County clerk [Lem]
94.
A Stranger in Town (1943) as Tom Cooney
A Supreme Court justice on vacation takes on crooked small-town politicians.
95.
After Midnight with Boston Blackie (1943) as Diamond Ed Barnaby
A reformed thief gets himself arrested fetching some jewels for a friend.
96.
In This Our Life (1942) as Worker
A neurotic southerner steals her sister's husband then vies with her for another man.
97.
Laugh Your Blues Away (1942) as Clerk
98.
The Remarkable Andrew (1942) as Hugo French
When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in danger of being blamed himself. In his trouble, the spirit of Andrew Jackson, whom he idolizes, visits him, and in turn, summons much high-powered talent from American history...which only Andrew can see. Can he get out of trouble before too many people think he's crazy?
99.
Syncopation (1942) as Tom Jones
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
100.
Kings Row (1942) as Deputy constable
Small town scandals inspire an idealistic young man to take up psychiatry.
101.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Settler
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
102.
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Captain
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
103.
104.
For Me and My Gal (1942) as Will, man at train station
An unscrupulous song-and-dance man uses his partner and his best friend to get ahead.
105.
The Man Who Returned to Life (1942) as Homer
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.
106.
Scattergood Rides High (1942) as Martin Knox
107.
Powder Town (1942) as Jerry
A scientist clashes with a munitions foreman in his fight to create a new explosive.
108.
Harvard, Here I Come (1941) as Professor MacSquigley
109.
Barnacle Bill (1941) as Fisherman
A fishing boat captain searches for romance in hopes of improving his financial picture.
110.
The Devil Commands (1941) as Seth Marcy
A scientist kills innocent victims in his efforts to communicate with his late wife.
111.
All That Money Can Buy (1941) as Hank
A farmer sells his soul for seven years of good crops.
112.
Miss Polly (1941) as Lem Wiggins
A small-town matchmaker takes on the local blue noses.
113.
Look Who's Laughing (1941) as Bill
A radio star plans to build an airplane plant in a sleepy small town.
114.
Arizona (1940) as Man who declares for South
A tough pioneer woman needs a young man's help in fighting land grabbers and finding love.
115.
The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date (1940) as Night watchman
A reformed thief tracks down a missing stamp collection and a kidnapped businessman.
116.
117.
The Secret of Dr. Kildare (1939) as Finch
A young doctor tries to help a woman suffering from psychosomatic blindness.
118.
Cafe Hostess (1939) as Jones
Jo (Ann Dvorak), a "percentage girl" at the notorious Club 46, is in despair. She can see no way out of the dreary and sordid routine of entertaining customers - called drinking and dancing in 1940 - and, at a signal from piano player Eddie Morgan (Douglas Fowley), rolling them for their money. Eddie, besides being brutal to her and spending all her money, is also carrying on an affair with another girl. Jo's only friend is Annie (Wynne Gibson), a former actress but now a drink-sodden derelict. Annie keeps to herself the knowledge that it was Eddie who threw the knife that killed a petty racketeer who was too attentive to Jo. Sailor Dan Walters (Preston Foster) and two of his pals arrive from a cruise and his good nature delights Joe, but at a wink from Eddie, Jo attempts to steal his money. Dan swallows his disillusionment and returns to the cafe, and he and Jo enjoy a day-long picnic together. She accepts his marriage proposal and go to an up-state town where he has a job waiting. Eddie does not accept this turn events any too well, and sets a trap for Dan when he comes after Jo. When he arrives, in an attempt to save his life, Jo denounces and ridicules him and he leaves angrily. He is net by Annie, who tells him of the set-up. Gathering his pals, Dan returns to the cafe and starts a brawl.
119.
Those High Grey Walls (1939) as Mr. Mason
120.
Frontier Marshal (1939) as
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).

Cast (short)

121.
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.
122.
Coffins on Wheels (1941)
In this short film, unscrupulous car dealers foist faulty and dangerous cars on an unsuspecting public.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute