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Robert Karnes

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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Bogie (1980) as Chess Player
The Humphrey Bogart story from the early '30s until his death, covering the period as a struggling young actor through movie stardom and his marriages to Mayo Methot (the third Mrs. Bogart) and Lauren Bacall. Academy Award-winning writer Daniel Taradash, who co-wrote the screenplay to Bogart's "Knoc
2.
Last Ride of the Dalton Gang, The (1979) as Poker Player
A somewhat light-hearted view of the Dalton Gang's legendary raid on Coffeyville, Kansas, and the years leading up to it as the brothers head up a gang of horse thieves and bank robbers, with their arch enemy, railway detective Will Smith, constantly nipping at their heels. The film is framed, curio
3.
Clone Master, The (1978) as Trankus
A science-fiction series pilot involving a biochemist, working on a top-secret government project, who clones thirteen perfect replicas of himself and sends them forth to fight evil wherever it might exist in the world.
4.
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977) as Justice Fuller
A further look into the lives of F.D.R. and Eleanor Roosevelt during their twelve-year residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, reuniting most of the cast and technical crew responsible for the multiple-award-winning first film (1976). Equally as honored (with seventeen Emmy nominations), this film wa
5.
Domino Principle, The (1977) as Lefty
Tucker is serving a prison sentence for murder. He was in Vietnam and became an excellent marksman. A secret agency helps him to escape so that he can murder a person in a latin-American country. But Tucker only wants to escape, not to kill somebody...
6.
Oregon Trail (1976) as Hatcher
A pioneer family pulls up stakes, packs its belongings and heads west for the rewards of free land and a freer life. The series that followed this pilot film ran briefly from September to December 1977.
7.
Return to Earth (1976)
A dramatization of the true story of Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin who, two years after his historic moon landing in 1969, suffered a nervous breakdown and was hospitalized for psychiatric treatment, ultimately losing his wife and children.
8.
Man on the Outside (1975) as Sergeant
A retired police captain storms angrily out of retirement when his son is shot down before his eyes and his grandson is kidnapped by a syndicate killer in this pilot for Lorne Greene's brief "Griff" series, which went off the air eighteen months "before" this film was aired. Series dates: Sept. 23,
9.
Case of Rape, A (1974) as Judge
A tough drama about a middle-class housewife whose rape experience made her feel not only humiliation but the feeling that she was the guilty party following her husband's waning trust and the harsh courtroom interrogation leading to sympathy for the accused. The sensitive performance by Elizabeth M
10.
Money to Burn (1973) as Team Leader
A light-hearted caper tale about an ingenious convict who manages to counterfeit one million dollars in the prison print shop and, with the aid of his wife, executes a complex scheme to swap the phony bills for real ones in the U.S. Treasury.
11.
Executive Action (1973) as Man At Rifle Range
A dramatic hypothesis constructed from the conspiracy theories advanced by persistent Kennedy assassination investigator Mark Lane, in turn based on evidence the Warren Commission refused to hear.
12.
Glass Houses (1972) as
13.
Failing of Raymond, The (1971) as City Editor
A spinster school teacher, on the eve of her retirement, finds that she is marked for death by a mentally deranged former student she had flunked ten years earlier.
14.
Harness, The (1971) as Edgar Chappel
A gentle Steinbeck tale about a farmer who is dominated by his ailing wife until a free-thinking young woman turns up at his ranch with her eight-year-old son.
15.
Priest Killer, The (1971) as Hugh O'Flynn
Wheelchair-bound Ironside and cop-turned-priest Sarge Swanson team up to solve a series of murders among the clergy in this second pilot to Kennedy's "Sarge" show which ran for several months in late 1971.
16.
Charro! (1969) as Harvey, the bartender
A reformed outlaw takes on his former cohorts to defend a Western town.
17.
Over-the-hill Gang, The (1969) as Sheriff Frank
In this comedy Western, a retired Texas Ranger and three aged pals help to clean up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff. This marked the TV-movie debuts of both Rick Nelson and Gypsy Rose Lee, and it was the latter's farewell acting appearance.
18.
One Spy Too Many (1966) as Col Hawkins
U.N.C.L.E. agents Napoleon Solo and Ilya Kuryakin try to keep a madman from conquering the world.
19.
Apache Rifles (1964) as Sheriff
20.
Five Guns to Tombstone (1961) as Matt Wade
James Brown, John Wilder, Walter Coy, Robert Karnes, Joe Haworth. James Brown (not to be confused with black action hero Jim Brown or soul singer James Brown), a retired gunman turned government agent, is lured out of retirement by his outlaw brother for an undercover bank job
21.
Fear No More (1961) as Joe Brady
22.
Live Fast, Die Young (1958) as Thompson
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?
23.
Spoilers of the Forest (1957) as Driver
24.
Stagecoach to Fury (1956) as Talbot
25.
Riders to the Stars (1954) as Walter Gordon
Early astronauts try to solve the mysteries of space travel by capturing a meteor.
26.
Seminole (1953) as Corporal
19th-century army officer Lance Caldwell is assigned to Fort King in the Everglades. Immediately clashing with his commanding officer Major Dade, Caldwell opposes Dade's plans to wipe out the Seminole Indians. The fact that Caldwell was the boyhood chum of Seminole chief Osceola is all the more reas
27.
Off Limits (1953) as Newsman
Wally Hogan has things going his way. He is the manager-trainer of Bullet Bradley, a fighter who has just won the lightweight championship. Life suddenly takes a not-so-happy turn, however, when Bullet gets drafted. Hogan's gangster partners "persuade him to enlist and keep an eye on the fighter, who is subsequently declared psychologically unfit for the Army. Enter Herbet Tuttle, a draftee eager to have Hogan turn him into a fighter. Hogan Reluctantly agrees only after he discovers Tuttle's aunt is the beautiful singer at a nightclub. From then on it's a case of stringing Tuttle along while trying to get close to his aunt. To further complicate Hogan's life there is a rulebook Military Police Officer who tries to squish the shenanigans.
28.
Vice Squad (1953) as Lou
The head of an escort ring joins forces with a vice cop to solve a murder.
29.
Project Moon Base (1953) as Sam
In the not-too-distant future of 1970, the United States is considering building bases on the Moon, and send a female colonel and two men to investigate. One of the men turns out to be a foreign spy, and the entire operation--and the future of the free world--is in danger.
30.
From Here to Eternity (1953) as Sgt. Turp Thornhill
Enlisted men in Hawaii fight for love and honor on the eve of World War II.
31.
Storm over Tibet (1952) as Radio operator
During World War II, David Simms pilots supplies between India and China over the Himalaya Mountains. One day he's forced to miss a flight and is replaced by his friend, Bill March. March's plane is lost en route and Simms feels guilty. Back in America he meets March's widow, Elaine. They marry and then both travel to Tibet to learn more about March's fate and about a mysterious Tibetan mask which has come into their possession.
32.
Lure of the Wilderness (1952) as Jack Doran
A young girl and her father, who is unjustly accused of murder, seek refuge in a Georgia swamp until they are befriended by a trapper who penetrates the swamp in search of his dog.
33.
Steel Town (1952) as Interne
Steve Kostain (Lund), nephew of the owner, begins working at a steel mill to learn the business from the bottom up. He rooms with a steel working family, the McNamaras, and falls for the daughter, "Red" (Sheridan), who is already involved with another steelworker, Jim (Duff.) Although he is at first has a hard time with his co-workers, he eventually wins them over, and also wins the girl.
34.
Red Ball Express (1952) as Engineer captain
A racially integrated platoon fights to overcome their differences during World War II.
35.
Rodeo (1952) as Charlie Olenick
Nancy Cartwright (Jane Nigh) is determined to collect an $1,800 feed bill owed to her father Harry Cartwright (Frank Ferguson) by a rodeo association. Instead, she is atlked into assuming management of the rodeo by Slim Martin (John Archer) and the other performes when they learn the promoter has run off with the cash receipts. Slim and Nancy fall in love and the rodeo is beginning to prosper under her guidance. A thoughtless remark by her to Barbecue Jones (Wallace Ford), a one-time champion, now an old man, forces him to prove his fitness as a rider, with the result of being badly injured. All of the performers, including Slim, refuse to be associated with Nancy and the rodeo breaks up. Barbecue recovers and tells the hands that Nancy paid for his hospital bills with monies accumulated for her father's feed bill. The crew is rounded up and Nancy is once again prevailed upon to return as manager. She succeeds in placing the rodeo into the bigtime circuit, proving mostly that the writers of this had not an inkling of how rodeos actually work...then or now.
36.
Jumping Jacks (1952) as Staff officer
Hap Smith, nightclub entertainer, has a new act since his former partner Chick Allen joined the army: with lovely new partner Betsy Carter, Hap plays a clownish parody of a soldier. Meanwhile, Chick is organizing a soldier show at Fort Benning and finds he needs his old partner's help. To get onto the base, Hap impersonates a hapless real soldier, Dogface Dolan; but circumstances force them to prolong the masquerade, creating an increasingly tangled Army-sized snafu.
37.
Fighting Coast Guard (1951) as Shore patrolman
38.
Casa Mañana (1951) as Horace Fairchild III
39.
The Wild Blue Yonder (1951) as Co-pilot
40.
Utah Wagon Train (1951) as Jack Scully
Rancher Rex Allen (Rex Allen) receives a summons from his uncle (Forrest Taylor), an old time frontiersman, that he is in trouble. The uncle has been hired to lead a modern-day band of adventurers on a wagon train retracing the route taken by their ancestors 100 years ago. Before Rex can talk to his uncle, the uncle is murdered, and Rex sets out to find the killer and the motive by taking his uncle's place as the leader of the wagon train. He discovers that the motive was the gold that the original pioneers had cached in a cave on the trail to California, and now has to find the culprit that is after it.
41.
According to Mrs. Hoyle (1951) as [Harry] Rogan
42.
Hills of Oklahoma (1950) as Brock Stevens
In this remake of Gene Autry's 1942 "Call of the Canyon", Rex Allen (Rex Allen), the newly-elected head of the cattleman's association, is driving the combined herds of the ranchers to the nearest railhead when he runs into trouble. The drive is stopped by Brock Stevens (Robert Karnes), whose father is a power in the meat-packing industry, and whose ownership of the railroad spur line enables him to deal ruthlessly with the local ranchers. Rex and the other ranchers are elated when Brock agrees to pay fair-market price for the cattle until they learn the exorbitant loading fees he charges will eat up their profits. The only alternative is to drive the herd to the main line railroad at Big Bow, but to do so means Brock will crack down on them for the $10,000 feed bill they owe his company. Rex starts to Tulsa to borrow the needed money, after ending a move by Hank (Trevore Bardette), the lone dissenter among the ranchers and actually in league with the Stevens crowd. Brock sends his foreman, Webb (Lane Bradford), to stop Rex and his sidekick Jigg (Fuzzy Knight) and when this fails, Brock contacts his father, Charles Stevens (Robert Emmett Keane) in Tulsa. Whens the elder Stevens learns that Rex is appealing to Kate Carney (Elizabeth Risdon), owner of a rival packing company, he sets a plan in action to undermine Rex's appeal for a loan.
43.
Three Husbands (1950) as Kenneth Whittaker
44.
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950) as Gray
From the trial of the survivors, we flash back to amoral crook Ralph Cotter's violent prison break, assisted by Holiday Carleton, sister of another prisoner...who doesn't make it. Soon Ralph manipulates the grieving Holiday into his arms, and two crooked cops follow her into his pocket. Ralph's total lack of scruple brings him great success in a series of robberies. But his easy conquest of gullible heiress Margaret Dobson proves more dangerous to him than any crime...
45.
Trapped (1949) as Foreman
46.
Call Northside 777 (1948) as Spitzer
A Chicago reporter re-opens a ten year old murder case.
47.
Captain from Castile (1948) as Manuel Peréz
The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition.
48.
The Street with No Name (1948) as Dave
After two gang-related killings in "Center City," a suspect (who was framed) is arrested, released on bail...and murdered. Inspector Briggs of the FBI recruits a young agent, Gene Cordell, to go undercover in the shadowy Skid Row area (alias George Manly) as a potential victim of the same racket. Soon, Gene meets Alec Stiles, neurotic mastermind who's "building an organization along scientific lines." Stiles recruits Cordell, whose job becomes a lot more dangerous...
49.
When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948) as Attendant
50.
That Lady in Ermine (1948) as Lieutenant
A newlywed countess falls for a Hungarian invader.
51.
Cry of the City (1948) as Intern
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?
52.
Road House (1948) as Mike
A nightclub owner frames a romantic rival for murder.
53.
Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! (1948) as Stretch Dominy
Light-hearted, old-style romance about a farm-hand who arranges to buy a pair of mules from his employer. No one is able to handle the mules and he must train them. Adding to his dilemma, he pursues his boss's daughter who gets her kicks out of keeping him guessing about her true feelings. Of course, at the end he tames both the mules and the girl.
54.
The Luck of the Irish (1948) as Reporter
55.
Gentleman's Agreement (1948) as G.I.
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism.
56.
Kiss of Death (1947) as Hoodlum
An ex-con trying to go straight must face a crazed criminal out for revenge.
57.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) as Intern
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
58.
Daisy Kenyon (1947) as Attorney
On the rebound from a married man, a woman marries a veteran, just as her lover becomes available.
59.
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) as Technical sergeant
Three returning servicemen fight to adjust to life after World War II.

Cast (special)

60.
Rain in the Morning (1957) as Frank Wilson
A terrified housewife attempts to escape from a lunatic who traps her in her home. Broadcast as a segment of "Matinee Theater."

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