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Cast (feature film)

Fever Pitch (1985) as Working Press Member
A compulsive gambler gets in deep with loan sharks.
Son of Flubber (1963) as Rutland coach
An absent-minded professor gets into legal trouble because of his experiments with a gravity defying substance.
McLintock! (1963) as Matt Douglas
A cattle baron fights to tame the West and his estranged wife.
Everything's Ducky (1961) as Chief Conroy
Two sailors think they''''ve struck it rich when they find a talking duck.
The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960) as Sgt. Cassidy
A small-time thief kills his way to the top of the New York rackets.
The Shaggy Dog (1959) as Capt. Scanlon
An ancient spell turns a teenager into a large sheep dog.
Battle Flame (1959) as Sgt. "Mac" McKelvey
The Perfect Furlough (1959) as M.P.
The Army assigns a female psychologist to chaperone a corporal who''''s won a date with a glamorous movie star.
Battle of the Coral Sea (1959) as Torpedoman Bates
A U.S. submarine and its crew are captured by the Japanese on the eve of a major World War II battle.
Live Fast, Die Young (1958) as Pop
Two sisters live in a dysfunctional family in a California town. The elder, "nice" Kim, was sexually abused and hates men. Rebellious teen Jill is fed-up generally and runs away, finding her niche as a B-girl and sex-kitten working her way to Vegas. Kim leaves her job and goes in search of Jill, meeting her own misadventures en route; but by this time Jill's wanted for robbery. Will she live fast and die young?
Spring Reunion (1957) as Jack Frazer
An alumni reunion spells romance for former college lovers.
The Monster that Challenged the World (1957) as Josh Peters
An earthquake unleashes a horde of giant prehistoric monsters.
Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957) as Pvt. Wilbur Clegg
Army veterans are on a mission to find out who sold faulty ammunition to a cavalry troop.
Treasure of Ruby Hills (1955) as Frank Voyle
Smoke Signal (1955) as Corporal Rogers
Capt. Harper's cavalry patrol returns to the fort to find it besieged by Ute Indians. The apparent cause is the recapture of Army traitor Brett Halliday, who deserted to the Utes in a previous war; but Brett has a different story. With capture imminent, the only chance for the surviving men (and one woman) is to boat down a wild, uncharted river, where Harper and Halliday must pull together, like it or not.
The Outlaw Stallion (1954) as Wagner
Hagan is rustling horses lead by a white stallion from a Government restricted area. Young Danny Saunders captures the horse who then kills Hagen's mare. Hagen needs the white stallion and when Danny is hurt during the beaking of the horse, his mother gives the horse to Hagan. Upset, Danny runs away to be with the horse. His mother chases after him and they are both made prisoners when they see Hagan's rustling operation.
Island in the Sky (1953) as Walrus
A WWII transport plane crashes in the Canadian wilderness.
Woman They Almost Lynched (1953) as Sergeant
Take the High Ground! (1953) as Moose
A tough drill sergeant prepares green recruits for service in the Korean War.
The Marrying Kind (1952) as Steve
A judge forces a divorcing couple to think back on the problems that drove them apart.
Gobs and Gals (1952) as C.P.O. Mike Donovan
Sound Off (1952) as Sgt. Crockett
A brash nightclub entertainer has to straighten out when he's drafted and falls for a beautiful WAC.
Wagon Team (1952) as U.S. Marshal Taplan
A stagecoach agent goes undercover with a medicine show to hunt down the band that stole the Army's payroll.
The Winning Team (1952) as George Glasheen
Baseball great Grover Cleveland Alexander fights his way back from a blinding injury.
Big Jim McLain (1952) as Olaf
A U.S. agent takes on communists in Hawaii.
Heart of the Rockies (1951) as Splinters McGonicle
A crooked rancher frames the boys on a rehabilitation ranch for a series of crimes.
Yellow Fin (1951) as Breck
Spoilers of the Plains (1951) as Splinters Fedders
This is an odd one for Roy. There are foreign spies, desert sites for rocket-launching and artificial satellites. The climax is a one-on-one fight on top of an oil derrick.
Corky of Gasoline Alley (1951) as Elwood Martin
Belle of Old Mexico (1950) as Tex Barnett
Bodyhold (1950) as Pat Simmons
Tommy Jones, a well-built plumber, is invited to join a troupe of professional wrestlers, but is surprised to learn that the sport of exhibition wrestling is not on the up-and-up.
Dear Wife (1950) as Taxicab driver
Teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political machine. Unknown to Miriam, said machine nominates her father, Judge Wilkins. As support grows for Bill, the presence of rival candidates under one roof poses problems, especially for Ruth, wife to Bill and daughter of the judge.
The Arizona Cowboy (1950) as I. Q. Barton
Ex-G.I. Rex Allen (Rex Allen, in his film debut), a song-singing, bronc-busting cowboy for the rodeo show ran by Colonel Shawnee Jefferson (Joseph Crehan) is arrested by Sheriff Elmer Fuller (Edmund Cobb)as an accessory in the theft of $50,000 from the Dusty Acres Irrigation Company reported to have been stolen by his father, Ace Allen (John Elliott), who has disappeared. Rex escapes and reaches the scene of the problem unknown and unrecognized. The real crooks are Hugh Davenport (James Cardwell) and his uncle Jim (Stanley Andrews), head of the Dusty Acres band, who have kidnapped Mr. Allen as part of a scheme to wreck the community irrigation project which, they figure, will mean ruin for the farmers and ranchers who have sunk their savings into it. They plan to foreclose the mortgages and drill for the rich oil deposits they have secretly discovered. Rex, posing as a cowhand named Arizona Jones, obtains a job as a ditch rider and aided by Laramie Carson (Teala Loring), daughter of his dad's partner David Carson (Harry Cheshire), and cowhand I. Q. Barton (Gordon Jones), begins the project of clearing his father and trapping the real crooks.
North of the Great Divide (1950) as Splinters
The annual return of the salmon each year gives the Indians of the Northwest enough food to last until the next year. This way of live is threatened by Banning who puts in a cannery on the river to harvest the fish for sale. With the Canadian cannery on the other side, the Indians find no fish in the river for them. But Banning wants all the fish for his business and he plans to burn the Canadian cannery and put the blame on Chief Nagora. But Indian Agent Roy knows that Nagora is being framed and starts looking for the people responsible with the help of his blood brother Dakota.
Big Timber (1950) as Jocko
Trail of Robin Hood (1950) as Splinters McGonigle
Retired actor Jack Holt is raising Christmas trees for sale at a cost which permits every family to have one. A commericial tree company tries to drive Holt out of business. Roy saves the day, of course. Songs include: "Home Town Jubilee," "Get a Christmas Tree for Johnny," and "Ev'ry Day is Christmas in the West." A slew of old-tiome cowboys guest star.
Sunset in the West (1950) as Splinters
Near the border, outlaws are hijacking trains and using them to transport large quantities of rifles. Roy gets involved when the train that was to pick up his cattle fails to stop. Helping out the Sheriff, Roy brings in a suspect. He identifies him as a wanted man but the outlaw escapes with Roy as a hostage. Roy is taken to the gang leader's house where another hijacking is being planned. They also plan to get rid of Roy.
Trigger, Jr. (1950) as Splinters
A lawbreaker uses a killer horse to set up a protection racket preying on local ranchers.
The Palomino (1950) as Bill
A society boy tries to help a beautiful woman save her horse-breeding farm.
Black Midnight (1949) as Roy
Scott Jordan's mission in life is to train a wild stallion named Black Midnight.
Tokyo Joe (1949) as Idaho
An American in post-war Japan gets caught up in the black market.
Easy Living (1949) as Bill ["Holly"] Holloran
An aging football star risks his health when his greedy wife won't let him retire.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949) as "Senator" catcher
A beautiful woman takes over a turn-of-the-century baseball team.
Sons of Adventure (1948) as Andy Baldwin
A Foreign Affair (1948) as Military police
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.
Black Eagle (1948)
The Untamed Breed (1948) as Happy Keegan
Tom Reed's adaptation of the "Saturday Evening Post" story by Eli Colter finds Texas wrangler Tom Kilpatrick (Sonny Tufts) persuading the ranchers of the Pecos area, led by John Rambeau (Edgar Buchanan), to buy a Brahma bull on a cooperative basis to improve their depleted cattle strain. The bull escapes, due to the carelessness of Windy Lucas (George Hayes as George 'Gabby' Hayes.) The mishap is seen by Larch Keegan (William Bishop), young rancher in love with Cherry Lucas (Barbara Britton), Windy's adopted daughter. Larch, jealous of Tom as a rival for Cherry and for water rights, fixes the blame on the wrangler. The bull terrorizes the countryside, injuring farm women and killing other bulls. Larch and his brothers, Hoy (Joe Sawyer) and Happy (Gordon Jones), incite the ranchers to shoot the bull on sight, but Tom begs for time to capture it alive. Tom corners and lassoes the bull in the hills, but his horse is no match for the bull, who escapes again. Tom then sets out to capture the Widow Maker, a famous wild horse, knowing the horse is the only one capable of holding the lassoed bull. He does so and trains the horse in secret. Larch grows so jealous of Tom that he vows to burn down his ranch house. To prevent this, Cherry marries Tom but the latter, discovering why Cherry rushed into the marriage, refuses to live with her as man and wife.
Black Eagle: The Story of a Horse (1948) as Benjy Laughton
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) as Tubby Wadsworth
An accountant dreams of being a hero but finds it''s not so easy in real life.
The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (1947) as Jake Frame
Wanderer of the Wasteland (1945) as Sheriff
Adam Larey is looking for the killer of his father when he was a boy. His only clue is a brand and he finds it when he runs into the Collinshaws. When he learns that Jim Collinshaw, now an old man and an invalid is the one, he is unable to kill him and leaves. But Eliot then kills Collinshaw and blames Adam and Adam finds himself in jail charged with the murder.
Youth Runs Wild (1944) as Truck driver
During World War II, neglected teens on the home front turn to delinquency.
Buffalo Bill (1944) as
This film follows the legendary story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, from buffalo hunter to wild west showman.
Highways by Night (1942) as Footsy Fogarty
A wealthy playboy gets mixed up with the mob.
They All Kissed the Bride (1942) as Taxi driver
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
True to the Army (1942) as Private Dugan
Flying Tigers (1942) as Alabama Smith
American flyers help the Chinese fight off Japanese invaders.
To the Shores of Tripoli (1942) as Corporal
A brash young Marine has to redeem himself after trying to romance a female officer.
My Sister Eileen (1942) as "The Wreck" Loomis
Two sisters - one smart, one pretty - move to New York to build careers.
The Blonde from Singapore (1941) as "Waffles" Billings
Among the Living (1941) as Bill Oakley
Paul Raden (Albert Dekker), hopelessly insane son of Maxim Raden, hated owner of the Radentown mills, is in a strait jacket in a secret room in the family mansion, while the body of his father is lowered into a grave. Twenty-five years earlier, the brutal father had hurled Paul against a wall when the young boy had tried to defend his mother and, with his brain injured forever, Paul's last memory, before descending into the shadows on insanity, was his mother's agonized scream. At the graveside are Dr. Ben Saunders (Harry Carey), Paul's twin brother John (Albert Dekker) and John's wife Elaine (Frances Farmer.) Pompey (Ernest Whitman), the family servant who has cared for and guarded Paul and kept the family secret for a quarter of a century,watches from afar. That night Dr. Saunders tells John that his twin, who he thought dead, is alive as the father, refusing to commit him to an institution, had bribed the doctor to sign a false death certificate and then bury another child's body as Paul. John and the doctor visit Radenhouse and find Pompey strangled and Paul vanished. While they search frantically for Paul, the latter revels in his freedom and falls in love with the first girl he meets, Milly Pickens (Susan Hayward), an unemployed mill worker. He wanders into a honky-tonk filled with dancing jitterbugs (Patti Lacey, Roy Lester, Ray Hirsch and Jane Allen), where a pretty blonde, Peggy Nolan (Jean Phillips), flirts with him. Her body is found the next morning near the closed-down Raden Mills. Terrorized by the second murder and the thought that a homicidal maniac is on the loose, the town goes mad with fear and greed when Dr. Saunders tricks John into offering a $5,000 reward for the killer. Milly purchases a revolver and persuades Paul, whose demented mind has forgotten the murders, to accompany her to Radenhouse on her hunch that the murderer is hiding there.
Reaching for the Sun (1941) as Sailor
You Belong to Me (1941) as Robert Andrews
A playboy marries a woman doctor then grows jealous of her male patients.
The Feminine Touch (1941) as Rubber-legs Ryan
An author writing a book on jealousy discovers his wife is an expert on the subject.
I Take This Oath (1940) as Steve Hannigan
The Doctor Takes A Wife (1940) as O'Brien
A man-hating author and a woman-hating doctor have to pretend they're married.
Girl from Havana (1940) as Tubby Waters
Disputed Passage (1939) as Bill Anderson
Henry Goes Arizona (1939) as Tug Evans
A Broadway tenderfoot takes over a Western ranch.
When Tomorrow Comes (1939) as Radio technician
Invitation to Happiness (1939) as Dutch Arnold
Trainer Pop Hardy thinks his heavyweight boxer 'King' Cole could be champ...some day; he wants to sell a half interest in Cole to his rich friend Wayne. Wayne's daughter Eleanor is disdainful, but brash Cole manages to get under her skin. Can a society dame and a mug find happiness together? And can she wait for his slow rise to fame?
Pride of the Navy (1939) as Joe Falcon
The Long Shot (1939) as Jeff Clayton
Grand Jury Secrets (1939) as Billy Hargraves
Big Town Czar (1939) as Chuck Hardy
When gangster Phil Daley (Barton MacLane) gets rid of his chief Paul Burgess (Walter Woolf King) he has everything that money can buy, except the respect of his parents (Oscar O'Shea and Esther Dale) and his sweetheart Susan Warren (Eve Arden.) His younger brother Danny (Tom Brown) quits college and forces Phil to make him part of the gang. The overly-ambitious Danny fixes a prize-fight on which rival gang-leader Mike Luger (Jack La Rue) loses heavily and, thinking that Phil has double-crossed him, sends gunmen out to kill Phil. They kill Danny instead and the frightened Phil flees to a country hideout. His chief lieutenant, Sid Travis (Frank Jenks), sets a trap for Phil when he returns.
Out West with the Hardys (1938) as Ray Holt
A small-town judge takes his family on a western vacation so he can help a friend negotiate water rights.
I Stand Accused (1938) as Blackie
Fred, a young lawyer fresh out of school, climbs quickly to success as the mouthpiece for a gangland mob. His friend Paul, however, reaches equally quick success - in the district attorney's office. Inevitably, they meet on opposite sides of the courtroom.
Rich Man, Poor Girl (1938) as Tom Grogam
A millionaire courts a working-class woman.
Night Spot (1938) as Riley
An undercover cop tries to catch a gang of jewel thieves at a high-society nightclub.
The Big Shot (1937) as Chester "Chet" Scott
A small-town veterinarian''''s life goes to the dogs when he inherits a fortune.
China Passage (1937) as Joe Dugan
Murder and jewel theft plague a China-bound steamer.
There Goes My Girl (1937) as Dunn
A newspaper editor tries to stop his star reporter from marrying.
They Wanted to Marry (1937) as Jim [Tyler]
A photojournalist and his pet pigeon crash a society party and find love.
Fight for Your Lady (1937) as Mike Scanlon
A wrestling promoter helps an opera singer with his love life.
We Who Are About to Die (1937) as Slim Tolliver
A San Quentin inmate''s death row conviction is reversed.
Sea Devils (1937) as Puggy
A feud between Coast Guardsmen heats up when one falls for the other's daughter.
Quick Money (1937) as Bill
A small-town mayor fights crooks set on opening a gambling resort.
Forlorn River (1937) as Lem Watkins
Night Waitress (1936) as Martin Rhodes
A girl just out of prison gets mixed up in murder at the restaurant where she works.
Don't Turn 'Em Loose (1936) as Joe
A ruthless convict threatens to reveal that the head of the parole board is his father.
Walking on Air (1936) as Joe
A girl torments her parents by hiring a phony suitor.
Devil's Squadron (1936) as Tex
Strike Me Pink (1936) as Butch Carson
An assertiveness course gets a shy guy mixed up with racketeers at an amusement park.
Red Salute (1935) as Lefty
Let 'Em Have It (1935) as Tex
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
Car 99 (1935) as Mechanic
Wild Girl (1932) as Vigilante
Not Exactly Gentlemen (1931) as Teamster
Beau Bandit (1930) as
A tenderfoot hires an outlaw to do his killing for him.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

The Cowboys (1972) as Wrangler
When his crew quits, a veteran cattleman trains schoolboys for the big drive.
Big Jake (1971) as Wrangler
A rancher leads the posse out to recover his kidnapped grandson.
Cimarron (1931) as Trick rider
A husband and wife fight to survive in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Stingaree (1934) as Stand-in for Andy Devine
An Australian bandit kidnaps an opera singer and falls in love with her.

Music (special)

St. Peter's Lutheran Church -- A Live Christmas Eve Celebration (1985) as Choral Director
A live broadcast, celebrating Christmas Eve, from St. Peter's Lutheran Church in New York City.

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