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Cast (feature film)

Two Guys from Texas (1948) as Judge
Two vaudevillians on the run from crooks try to pass themselves off as cowboys.
Where There's Life (1947) as Floorwalker
The American heir to a European throne tries to elude assassins.
My Wild Irish Rose (1947) as Gardner
Musical biography of Irish songwriter Chauncey Olcott.
Road to Rio (1947) as Barker
Another in the excellent Hope and Crosby 'Road To' series. Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get mixed up with a potential suicide Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpectedly turns them over to the ship's captain. When they find out that she has been hypnotised, to go through a marriage of convenience, when the ship reaches Rio, the boys turn up at the ceremony, in order to stop the wedding, and to help catch the crooks.
My Favorite Brunette (1947) as Butler
A baby photographer mistaken for a private eye ends up framed for murder.
Welcome Stranger (1947) as
A small-town doctor resents the presence of a new younger physician and his newfangled ways.
Monsieur Beaucaire (1946) as Marquis
Beaucaire is a barber for the Royal French court who becomes a real "royal pain" for the king. As a result he is sent to the guillotine - however he is saved by the Duc de Chandre, who rescues and transports him to the Spanish court. While there Beaucaire poses as a noblesman. The only problem is, he gets into even more trouble.
Devotion (1946) as Duke of Wellington
The Bronte sisters and their brother fight personal demons to realize their artistic ambitions.
Magnificent Doll (1946) as Brown
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
Sister Kenny (1946) as Landlord
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
The Time, the Place and the Girl (1946) as Simpkins, the butler
Two producers and their girls look for a backer for their big show.
Road to Utopia (1946) as Zambini's man
Two song-and-dance men on the run masquerade as killers during the Alaskan gold rush.
The Green Years (1946) as Bookseller
An orphaned Irish boy is taken in by his mother's Scottish relations.
San Antonio (1945) as Gambler
A reformed rustler tracks down a band of cattle thieves and tries to reform a crooked dance-hall girl.
Confidential Agent (1945) as Lancashire man on train
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
The Corn Is Green (1945) as Lewellyn Powell
A dedicated teacher sacrifices everything to send a young miner to Oxford.
The Spanish Main (1945) as Capt. Salter
Dutch rebels in the Caribbean turn pirate and kidnap the corrupt Spanish governor's bride-to-be.
House of Frankenstein (1945) as Dr. Geissler
After escaping from an asylum the mad Dr. Niemann (Boris Karloff) and his hunch back assistant (J. Carrol Naish) revive Count Dracula (John Carradine), the Wolf Man (Lon Chaney Jr.) and the Frankenstein monster (Glenn Strange) in order to extract revenge upon their many enemies.
Mrs. Parkington (1944) as Footman
A lady''''s maid marries a man whose prospects push her into high society.
Jane Eyre (1944) as Trustee
A governess at a remote estate falls in love with her brooding employer.
The Princess and the Pirate (1944) as Mr. Pelly
A cowardly knight rescues a disguised princess from pirates.
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944) as Watchman
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944) as Ralph W. Emerson
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
The Canterville Ghost (1944) as Mr. Peabody
A ghost who died a coward tries to inspire U.S. GIs to become heroes.
The Man in Half Moon Street (1944) as Simpson, Julian's butler
The Leopard Man (1943) as Gatekeeper
When a leopard escapes during a publicity stunt, it triggers a series of murders.
The Man from Down Under (1943) as Federal minister
A World War I veteran sneaks two orphans back to his native Australia.
Dixie (1943) as Man in restaurant
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
Dixie (1943) as Dignified man in audience
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
The Constant Nymph (1943) as
A composer finds inspiration in his wife's romantic cousin.
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) as Cab driver
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
The Pied Piper (1942) as Major domo
Englishman Mr Howard is on a fishing holiday in eastern France when the Germans invade in 1940. Setting off to try and get back home he is persuaded to take along the two Cavanaugh children, and as his journey progresses his family keeps growing in size. Once in German-occupied northern France a new problem arises - the risk of being heard speaking English.
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Senator
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Road to Morocco (1942) as English announcer
Two castaways get mixed up in an Arabian nightmare when they're caught between a bandit chief and a beautiful princess.
The Remarkable Andrew (1942) as Mr. Chief Justice John Marshall
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?
The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) as Hans
Ygor resurrects Frankenstein's monster and brings him to the original doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. Ludwig, obsessed with the idea of restoring the monster to full power, is unaware that his various associates all have different ideas about whose brain is to be transplanted into the monster's skull.
The Mad Martindales (1942) as [Smythe] Butler
Sign of the Wolf (1941) as Doctor Morton
Road to Happiness (1941) as Swayne
Birth of the Blues (1941) as Headwaiter, Lafayette Café
Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band, the Basin Street Hot-Shots, which includes a cornet player, Memphis. They struggle to get their jazz music accepted by the cafe society of the city. Betty Lou joins their band as a singer and gets Louie to show her how to do scat singing. Memphis and Jeff both fall in love with Betty Lou.
Charley's Aunt (1941) as Coach
Two college students convince their friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) as Briggs
A scientist's investigations into the nature of good and evil turn him into a murderous monster.
If I Had My Way (1940) as Hedges
A construction worker takes charge of the daughter of a fellow worker killed in an accident. He brings the girl to New York to try to find her uncle. When he finds him, he discovers that the uncle has spent his life savings on a restaurant that turns out to be a worthless dive. He's determined to help the girl and her uncle make the restaurant a success.
The Blue Bird (1940) as Footman
Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, a woodchopper's children, are led by the Fairy Berylune on a magical trip through the past, present, and future to locate the Blue Bird of Happiness.
Rhythm on the River (1940) as Bates
Popular songwriter Oliver Courtney has been getting by for years using one ghost writer for his music and another for his lyrics. When both writers meet at an inn, they fall in love and then try to sell their songs under their own name. The problem is every song publisher thinks they're copying Courtney's style.
Tell No Tales (1939) as Butler
In search of a big scoop for his failing paper, an editor tries to solve a kidnapping case that''''s turned into murder.
Stanley and Livingstone (1939) as Sir Henry Forrester
An American newspaper searches Africa for a lost explorer.
East Side of Heaven (1939) as Butler
The Sun Never Sets (1939) as Doctor
When Clive Randolph finally returns "home" from Gold Coast colony, younger brother John balks at following the family Colonial Service tradition. But back in Gold Coast, one Zurof, nominally studying ants, pursues a hidden political agenda that causes worldwide unrest; the Colonial Office persuades both brothers to go back and deal with it. Young John makes a mess of things, then must save the day on his own.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) as Footman
The famed sleuth tries to stop Professor Moriarty from stealing the Crown Jewels.
If I Were King (1938) as Beggar
Vagabond poet Francois Villon wins the chance to improve life in Medieval France, if he will give up his lower-class friends.
Kidnapped (1938) as Doomster
A young man''''s evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
Suez (1938) as Franz Liszt
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.
Four Men and a Prayer (1938) as Jury foreman
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate.
Maytime (1937) as Master of ceremonies
An opera star's manager tries to stop her romance with a penniless singer.
Wee Willie Winkie (1937) as Bagby
When her parents die, an orphaned girl goes to live with her grandfather on a British outpost in India.
Maid of Salem (1937) as Tithing man
Young lovers (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
The Plough and the Stars (1937) as Sergeant Tinley
The Firefly (1937) as English general
A Spanish spy masquerades as a singer to sabotage Napoleon's forces.
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936) as Lord Raglan
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.
Mary of Scotland (1936) as Arian
Biography of the flighty Scottish queen who was brought down by love.
The Moon's Our Home (1936) as Babson
A writer and an actress meet and marry without really knowing each other--they are even unaware that both bride and groom are equally famous. During the honeymoon, all hell breaks loose as a comedic war of the sexes leads inevitably to love.
While the Patient Slept (1935) as Grondal
A nurse investigates murder at a mysterious mansion.
The Woman in Red (1935) as Uncle Emlen
A professional horsewoman fights prejudice when she marries into society.
Bonnie Scotland (1935) as Military policeman
Two Americans in search of a Scottish inheritance wind up serving with the British in India.
A Tale of Two Cities (1935) as
Charles Dickens'''' classic story of two men in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.
The Great Impersonation (1935) as Middleton
Viva Villa (1934) as Statesman
Rousing biography of the bandit chief who led the battle for Mexican independence.
Bright Eyes (1934) as Higgins
Society snobs get more than they bargained for when they take in their late housekeeper's orphaned daughter.
The Lost Patrol (1934) as [Corporal] Bell
A British army troop fights off Arab snipers while holed up in an oasis.
Red Morning (1934) as Magistrate
A ship captain''''s daughter fights to survive a mutiny and hostile islanders.
The House of Rothschild (1934) as Stock trader
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against the family.
Bombay Mail (1934) as Pundit Chandra
Crimson Romance (1934) as English officer
After Fred von Bergen, a German immigrant in America, is forced from his job by anti-German hysteria before the first world war, he and his friend Bob Wilson leave America and join the German air force. There, both men fall in love with ambulance driver Alida Hoffman. When America enters the war, Bob is caught between loyalty to his home country and the threat of execution for desertion and treason to Germany. It remains for his friend Fred to extricate him from the dilemma - but at what cost?
The Little Minister (1934) as
A young miss masquerades as a gypsy to win a minister's love.
Have a Heart (1934) as Bramley
A street vendor tries to help a dancing teacher who''''s lost the use of her legs.
The House of Mystery (1934) as Hindu priest
Rasputin and the Empress (1933) as
True story of the mad monk who plotted to rule Russia.
Cavalcade (1933) as
A British family survives war and changing times.
Midnight Lady (1932) as District Attorney
Down to Earth (1932) as Jeffery
A wealthy family has to learn to live without when the Depression leaves them broke.
Sherlock Holmes (1932) as Secretary to Erskine
Moriarty is sentenced to death, and Sherlock Holmes prepares to retire to the country and marry his girl (sic). But Moriarty has sworn that Holmes, Lt-Col Gore-King of Scotland Yard, and his trial judge shall all be hanged too. When Moriarty escapes and proceeds to put his threat into operation, Holmes has to postpone his retirement.
White Zombie (1932) as Silver
A zombie master menaces newlyweds on a Haitian plantation.
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932) as Prefect of police
A mad doctor tries to mix human and gorilla blood with deadly results.
Young As You Feel (1931) as Robbins
The Right of Way (1931) as Crown Attorney
A married lawyer with amnesia falls in love with another woman.
Murder at Midnight (1931) as Lawrence
A Connecticut Yankee (1931) as Sagramor/Servant in mansion
An accident sends a modern repairman back in time to King Arthur's court.
High Society Blues (1930) as Jowles
The Eyes of the World (1930) as Mr. Taine
The Voice of the Storm (1929) as Dr. Isaacs
Interference (1929) as Inspector Haynes
The Wolf of Wall Street (1929) as Sturgess
Her Private Life (1929) as Sir Emmett Wildering
The Greene Murder Case (1929) as Sproot
The News Parade (1928) as A. K. Wellington
The Man Who Laughs (1928) as Barkilphedro, the Jester
Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine's father's treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He falls in love with the blind Dea. The king dies, and his evil jester tries to destroy or corrupt Gwynplaine. Unlike in the original story by Victor Hugo, the lovers escape to France.
7th Heaven (1927) as Uncle George
A romance in which a seventh floor apartment represents heaven for a couple seeking to escap from time and the outside world.
The King of Kings (1927) as
In this silent film, Cecil B. DeMille directs an epic retelling of the life of Christ.
High School Hero (1927) as Mr. Golden
Love (1927) as Karenin
In this updated, silent adaptation of Anna Karenina, a married woman sacrifices everything for the love of a military officer.
Annie Laurie (1927) as The Campbell Chieftain
A woman comes between two clans of Scots.
Volcano (1926) as André de Chauvalons
The Enchanted Hill (1926) as Jasper Doak
Made for Love (1926) as Pharaoh
The Amateur Gentleman (1926) as Peterby
Paris at Midnight (1926) as Count Tallefer
The Shamrock Handicap (1926) as The Procurer
Trovatosi in grosse difficoltà economiche, un vecchio nobiluomo irlandese è costretto a vendere parte della propria scuderia ad un possidente Americano, che si porta via anche il suo miglior fantino. Durante una corsa il fantino si infortuna e, così, viene raggiunto in America dal vecchio padrone, che ha portato con sè anche la figlia ed una puledra. Per risollevare le sorti della scuderia, iscrivono la puledra ad una corsa importante (sarà la ragazza a montarla) e vincono il primo premio. Così possono tornare tutti e quattro in Irlanda.
The Rainmaker (1926) as Doyle
Secret Orders (1926) as Butler
Lightnin' (1925) as Hammond
The Lady (1925) as St. Aubyns, Sr.
The Silent Watcher (1924) as Herrold, the reporter
The Thief of Bagdad (1924) as The Caliph
An Arabian thief sets out on a magical adventure to win a beautiful princess.
He Who Gets Slapped (1924) as
In this silent film, a scientist flees his tragic past to become a circus clown.
Cytherea (1924) as Daniel Randon
One Night in Rome (1924) as Count Beetholde
The Lover of Camille (1924) as Bertrand
The World's Applause (1923) as James Crane
Legally Dead (1923) as Dr. Gelzer
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) as Jehan
In this silent film, a deformed bell-ringer gives sanctuary to a beautiful gypsy accused of witchcraft.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920) as Sir George Carew
In this silent film, a doctor''''s research into the roots of evil turns him into a hideous monster.
A Dark Lantern (1920) as Col. Dereham
Via Wireless (1915) as Edward Pinckney

Cast (short)

Radio Bugs (1944)
In this comedic short, a gang of children try out a career as radio stars.
Gasoloons (1935)
In this short film, a family on vacation decides to buy a filling station... with comedic results.

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