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Cast (feature film)

Frigid Wife (1962) as Dr. Connors
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955) as Court judge
An air-corps pioneer stands trial for criticizing his superiors.
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952) as Blake
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
Belle Le Grand (1951) as
Show Boat (1951) as Hotel manager
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
The Good Humor Man (1950) as Doctor
A good-hearted ice cream man's efforts to help a young woman turn him into a murder suspect.
A Modern Marriage (1950) as Dr. Connors
A Woman of Distinction (1950) as Sergeant
A publicity hungry press agent creates a romance between an icy college dean and a visiting lecturer.
The Baron of Arizona (1950) as Surveyor Miller
A swindler forges documents to make himself the owner of an entire state.
Twilight in the Sierras (1950) as Judge Wiggins
Roy is a United States Marshal tracking down a counterfeiting ring and hunting down a mountain lion. Songs: "It's One Wonderful Day," "Rootin' Tootin' Cowboy," "Pancho's Rancho" and the title song.
Madame Bovary (1949) as Presiding judge
A romantic country girl sacrifices her marriage when she thinks she's found true love.
Hellfire (1949) as Edwards
Zeb Smith is a gambler with a larcenous streak, but when an itinerant preacher takes a bullet meant for him, Zeb vows to fulfill the preacher's mission of building a church. Frustrated in his attempts to get donations, Zeb attempts to capture fugitive Doll Brown in order to obtain the reward. But he finds that there's more to Doll than meets the eye. When his old friend Bucky McLean shows up gunning for Doll, Zeb sees a chance to redeem them all... one way or another.
The Judge Steps Out (1949) as Judge
A judge flees the pressures of professional and family life for a job as a short-order cook.
The Story of Seabiscuit (1949) as Buyer
Fictionalized account of the legendary racehorse's training and triumphs.
It Happens Every Spring (1949) as Jack Bell
A scientist invents a baseball that can''''t be hit.
Chicken Every Sunday (1949) as Joe
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband''''s harebrained financial schemes.
The Gallant Blade (1948) as Admiral Breeze
The Jolson Story (1947) as Director
The singer and star of the first "talkie" risks it all to become a star.
The Hat-box Mystery (1947) as District Attorney
Saddle Pals (1947) as Doctor
Key Witness (1947) as Crandall
On the Old Spanish Trail (1947) as Burnett
A cowboy turns bounty hunter to pay off his debts.
Roses Are Red (1947) as Jim Locke
This script rode in right off of the range that had been ridden at least twice by Tim McCoy at Columbia. Writer Elmam did little other than moving it from a Western to a big-town Eastern. Don Castle plays a newly-elected district attorney but, just before he takes office, the town's crooked political boss (Edward Keane) has his henchies (including Jeff Chandler)kidnap him with intentions of replacing him with an ex-convict(Don Castle in a dual role) who is his exact double. While the D.A.'s double/replacement is studying his mannerisms where he is being held captive, the D.A. knocks out the double, takes his clothes and manages to fool the gang boss into thinking he is the ex-con. The henchies then kill the ex-con thinking he is the D.A. The latter continues to impersonate his double until he has set and sprung the trap on the gang boss and his minions. Peggy Knudsen plays the D.A's. fiance, Patricia Knight the wife of the ex-con and Joe Sawyer pops up as a crooked police official.
The Perils of Pauline (1947) as Bond buyer
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
Undercover Maisie (1947) as Chief Hollis
A stranded showgirl joins the police force and risks her life to expose a phony psychic.
Desire Me (1947) as Baker
A war widow falls in love with the man who informed her of her husband's death.
Calendar Girl (1947) as Battalion chief
Trail to San Antone (1947) as Sheriff "Jonesy" Jones
Gene is out to help a crippled jockey when a wild stallion runs away with the speedy mare he plans for the jockey to ride, so Gene takes off in an airplane to bring them back.
The Unfinished Dance (1947) as Customer
A young dance student accidentally cripples a teacher she doesn't like.
Magic Town (1947) as Man at table
A political pollster discovers the perfect cross-section of American tastes and fights to keep it that way.
The Invisible Wall (1947) as Marty Floyd
If I'm Lucky (1946) as Golfer
Colonel Urias J. Magonnagle (Edgar Buchanan) is running for Governor, against a crooked incumbent, and glib-tongued Wally M. Jones (Phil Silvers) persaudes him to build his campaign around performances by Earl Gordon (Harry James) and his band, including vocalists Terry (Vivian Blaine) and Allen Clark (Perry Como.) The performers (including Carmen Miranda as Michelle O'Toole) perform, Magonnagle orates and the citizens are buying. The crooked political machine gets worried and a few plot twists later (as can only be performed by four screenplay writers evidently in separate rooms), Clark has replaced Magonnagle as the candidate.
Personality Kid (1946) as Editor
Boston Blackie and the Law (1946) as Andrews
A reformed thief brings a magic show to a woman's prison and gets mixed up in an escape.
Night Editor (1946) as Chief of Police Barnes
A detective hides key evidence in a murder case rather than reveal he was cheating on his wife.
Fig Leaf for Eve (1946) as Horace Sardam
Angel on My Shoulder (1946) as Prison yard captain
The Devil sends a murdered gangster to Earth as a respected judge.
Out California Way (1946) as E. J. Pearson
An interesting oddity in Republic's B-western series but certainly not the first or only time the studio used a movie set as the backdrop of a plot line. Newcomer Monte Hale (Monte Hale) is tying to just get a job in western films when he meet young Danny McCoy (Bobby Blake) and his sister Gloria (Adrian Booth). Danny is trying to get his horse, "Pardner" into films. Monte sings a song and "Pardner" does some tricks and a casting director notices. Monte gets a singing-cowboy role and the horse gets a bit, but there is an accidental explosion, engineered by western star George Sheridan (John Dehner), who is jealous of Monte, and the horse is badly scared and blows his lines. Monte takes care of Sheridan in some hand-to-hand fisticuffs and "Pardner", trouper that he is, recovers and performs as expected. Republic contractees Roy Rogers and Dale Evans drop by and sing a song while "Trigger" upstages "Pardner" with some tap-dancing, and Donald Barry and Allan Lane drop by and say 'hidy."
Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946) as Doctor
A retired Army officer fights to save his hometown''''s Confederate monument.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946) as Tom in bldg. & loan
George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrficed his education for his brother's, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter, and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls is he had never lived.
Sister Kenny (1946) as Reporter
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
Roll on Texas Moon (1946) as Frank B. Wilson
To get the Delaney ranch Cole's henchman Anders has started a phony range war between the cattlemen and sheepmen. After killing Delaney, he tries to kill his daughter Jill and then Roy who was sent to investigate the war. But the failed attempts gives Roy the information he needs.
Nothing But Trouble (1945) as Smith
A pair of dimwits get jobs as servants to a boy king whose life is in danger.
Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion (1945) as Dr. Barclay
A reformed thief accidentally sells a phony first edition of Dickens, which triggers a murder.
Wilson (1945) as Orator
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
The Song of Bernadette (1945) as Policeman
A French peasant girl''s visions of the Virgin Mary create controversy as pilgrims flock to her small town for healing.
Nob Hill (1945) as Politician
The owner of a San Francisco saloon yearns to rank among the upper crust of Nob Hill. When he begins romancing a wealthy socialite it looks like he may have his entree into high society. The pretty star of his saloon's show, however, wants to make sure he stays on the Barbary Coast.
Fashion Model (1945) as [Jacques] Duval
When two employees of a clothing factory are murdered, the shadow of suspicion falls upon a lowly stock boy.
Sing a Jingle (1944) as Philip Jonas
The Lady and the Monster (1944) as Manning
South of Dixie (1944) as Mr. Platt
One Mysterious Night (1944) as Howard
A reformed thief helps the police recover an Egyptian diamond.
Rogues Gallery (1944) as Gentry
When Strangers Marry (1944) as Middle-aged man
After a whirlwind romance, a small-town girl suspects she┬┐s married a murderer.
Government Girl (1944) as Irate man
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are thrown together by the war effort.
Goodnight, Sweetheart (1944) as Trial judge
Bermuda Mystery (1944) as Police inspector
Truck Busters (1943) as Jud Elliott
An independent driver organizes other truckers to fight a corrupt executive.
Someone to Remember (1943) as College trustee
Death Valley Manhunt (1943) as Kingdon Ross
Klondike Kate (1943) as Sullivan
Molly (Glenda Farrell) and her troupe of dancing girls and "entertainers", sent for by saloon owner "Sometime" Smith, arrive in a Klondike mining town by train. Smith is out of town and rival saloon owner Jefferson Braddock (Tom Neal) signs the girls up to work in his saloon. Also arriving is Katherine (Kate) O'Day, with a deed of ownership, willed her by her father, to Braddock's saloon. She hires attorney and self-appointed Judge Horace Crawford (George Cleveland) to handle her ownership claim, but she soon sees that the deck has been stacked against her when Crawford works the trial as the judge and also the lawyer for both sides. She takes a job as singer in the saloon, replacing Lita (Constance Worth) both as star and Braddock's "favorite." Lita helps Smith win a crooked-and-staged game of "High Card" giving Smith ownership of Braddock's saloon. But Smith double-crosses her and she shoots him somewhat dead, and Braddock is accused of the killing, and is about to be lynched.
A Stranger in Town (1943) as Blaxton's lawyer
A Supreme Court justice on vacation takes on crooked small-town politicians.
I Escaped From the Gestapo (1943) as Domack
The Good Fellows (1943) as Brother Lewis
The title of Grand Caesar in the Ancient Order of Noblest Romans of Wakefield, Indiana keeps Jim "Pop" Helton (Cecil Kellaway) so involved and distracted that he forgets to pay the family's bills, nearly makes a shambles of a real estate deal his oldest daughter, Ethel (Helen Walker)is working on,almost wrecks her romance with Captain Tom Drayson (James Brown), and gets involved in a game with a pool shark in an effort to raise the remaining $75 of the $6,750 needed (that they didn't have) by the Wakefield Lodge to host the national convention of the Noblest Romans.
Let's Have Fun (1943) as J. H. Bradley
It Comes Up Love (1943) as Headwaiter
Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943) as Stiles
A wheelchair-bound doctor tries to prove a convicted killer's innocence.
Sweet Rosie O'Grady (1943) as Little
When a reporter exposes her past in burlesque, a musical theatre star sets out for revenge.
Mission to Moscow (1943) as Isolationist
True story of U.S. Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' attempts to forge a wartime alliance with the Soviet Union.
California Joe (1943) as Gov. Glynn
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) as Critic
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Congressman
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
Who Done It? (1942) as Carter
Two would-be radio mystery writers find themselves in a real life murder mystery.
Who Is Hope Schuyler? (1942) as Judge
Ice-Capades Revue (1942) as Gabby Raskoff
The Traitor Within (1942) as Davis
Pittsburgh (1942) as Headwaiter
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
Kid Glove Killer (1942) as Forsythe
A police scientist investigates the mayor''s murder.
The Old Homestead (1942) as Inspector O'Brien
The Man with Two Lives (1942) as Dr. Clark
Phillip Bennett (Edward Norris) and Louise Hammond (Eleanor Lawson), engaged to be married, are returning from her home after the engagement party, and Phillip is apparently killed in an automobile accident. Dr. Clarke (Edward Keane) is called and asked to bring Phillip back to life as he has been able to do so on animals. Panino, a vicious criminal, is to be electrocuted that same night at midnight. Dr. Clarke performs his operation a few minutes before this, and as Panino dies his soul enters Phillip's body, and he lives. Phillip is brought home but seems to have amnesia, as he does not recognize any one. He goes instinctively for Panino's haunts, and gradually assumes leadership of the gang and its business. Hobart Bennet (Frederick Burton), Phillip's father, becomes worried because of his newly-developed attitude and continued absence from home. A crime wave and gang-war breaks out in the city, with many killings. Mr. Bennett and Dr. Clarke go to the gang's hideout, and both are recognized by other gangsters. They question the men regarding Phillip's connection with the gangsters, and tell them that Phillip is Bennett's son. Phillip/Panino learns of this and murders the members of the gang who have found out his identity, but doesn't know that a brother of one of the slain men also knows the secret. The brother tips the police about a robbery Phillip has planned but he escapes the trap and returns home. He kills a detective that has followed him, but is in turn killed by Dr. Clarke.
Knockout (1941) as
A prizefighter's swelled head endangers his marriage.
Meet John Doe (1941) as Relief administrator
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
Out of the Fog (1941) as
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter.
The Son of Monte Cristo (1941) as Turnkey
A freedom fighter leads a double life in his battle against a ruthless dictator.
Ride, Kelly, Ride (1941) as Steward
Her First Beau (1941) as Mr. Wharton
Broadway Limited (1941) as Man reading newspaper on train
A Hollywood publicity stunt ruins the leading lady's love life and draws the attention of federal agents.
South of Panama (1941) as Colonel Stoddard
Jan Martin, sister of government chemist Paul Martin, realizes she is being followed by enemy agents after her brother. She ignores him at the Panama airport and embraces a stranger, Mile Lawrence, instead. Enemy agents Lake and Wilton are convinced that Mike is her brother and attempt to trap the pair. They get away but Jan disappears. Disguised with a black wig and new makeup, Jan becomes Dolores and gets a job singing at a cafe. Spotting Jan without her disguise, Mike follows her down an alley where they are trapped by Raynor, another espionage agent. They get away and Jan also gets away from Mike. Later, both Mike and Jan are captured and the agents realize that Mike is not the brother they are after. Paul is also brought to the hideout, but Mike gets the drop on them.
Riders of the Timberline (1941) as Preston Yates
Yates has hired Petrie and his men to stop logger Kerrigan from fulfilling his contract. When Petrie's man Slade gets the loggers to quit, Kerrigan's daughter arrives with a new crew. When they destroy the flume, Hoppy builds an overhead line to transport the logs. Now desperate, Petrie sets out to blow up the dam and Hoppy takes to the overhead line in an attempt to get there in time to stop him.
Double Cross (1941) as Police commissioner
Blossoms in the Dust (1941) as Businessman
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
Harmon of Michigan (1941) as City editor
Tom Harmon (ol' # 98 for the Michigan Wolverines, husband of actress Elyse Knox and father of Mark Harmon and Kelly Harmon)took a back seat to no one on the football field (except the Minnesota Gophers) or, later, in the broadcast booth, but, on film, he managed to find himself in two of the all-time bad sports movies..."The Spirit of West Point" and "Harmon of Michigan." The latter, if it had been a true-life biography of Tom Harmon, might have made a passable film but after a short prologue, narrated by sports writer Bill Henry who is not the same as actor William Henry, that semi-recaps Harmon's football-playing days at the University of Michigan, it quickly develops into a mess that indicates the director and writers used the technical adviser, Coach Jeff Cravath, only to put plays on the blackboard. Once Harmon,(supposedly playing himself but the character he plays here has more character flaws than the law allows), graduates from Michigan, he marries his college sweetheart Peggy Adams (Anita Louise), turns up his nose at the prospect of playing professional football---a poor-paying and not-that-well respected job in 1941---and starts a vagabond tour of coaching tank-water colleges. Authenicity went out the window when the narration ended, as did any kind of time tracking, as everything that follows seems to happen in a single football season. Tom takes an assistant coach job at a cow-pasture college under Jimmy Wayburn (William Hall) and lasts one day before Wayburn fires him. Then he signs to play for a College All-Star team doing exhibition games against pro teams, but his team-mates, hacked because Tom gets star billing, lay down on him and he gets smacked down hard on every play. One of the leaders willing to let Harmon get slaughtered is old Michigan teammate Forrest Evashevski (playing himself), a life-long friend in real life and Godfather to Mark Harmon and a long-time respected coach at the University of Iowa. Harmon wins the game by himself, but decides this isn't his cup of tea. He hangs around the house a few weeks, then gets a job as an assistant under old-time coach Pop Branch at a college that has three buidings on campus and a football stadium seating 100,000 fans. He helps Pop win a few games (still ticking along in what appears to be the same fall football season), but the alumni at Webster College are tired of losing, fire their coach and hire Harmon away from Pop. Harmon takes over the Webster team in mid-season and becomes the all-time example of a hard-ass coach willing to win at any cost, including installing a screen-pass play that depends on an illegal blcoking scheme---the Flying Wedge---to make it work. His Webster team begins to thump their opponents by large scores, usually leaving the other team battered and bloodied by the use of the illegal blocking scheme. They win four or five games which, based on the writers time scheme, would have them playing 20 games a season in what was then a nine-and-ten game season. Plus, the press and other coaches around and about, are up in arms about Harmon's tatics, but the jerks refereeing the games evidently haven't read the rule book nor the newspapers and throw no penalty flags against his team. Well, one referee does once, but he never officiated nor had lunch in that town again. It, by any reasonable calendar must now be July of the next year in a season that should have ended in December, and hard-case Harmon's team is going up against Pop's team (where Harmon coached earlier in this never-ending season) and Pop drops by and tells Tom he ain't all that fond of Tom's coaching methods, but Tom poo-pahs him off, and then sends his team out and they gleefully dismantle Pop's fair-playing team by 109-0. But Webster's quarterback Freddie Davis (Stanley Brown) suffers a concussion running a play Harmon calls just to run up the score even higher---Harmon evidently didn't read the script because nobody using their own name would want this character perceived
Men of Boys Town (1941) as District Attorney
Father Flanagan continues to fight for his pioneering orphanage.
Sergeant York (1941) as Oscar of the Waldorf
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
Blues in the Night (1941) as
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader from drinking himself to death.
City for Conquest (1940) as Gaul
A truck driver risks his eyesight when he boxes to pay for his brother''''s education.
I Take This Woman (1940) as Dr. Harrison
A tenement doctor's marriage to a European refugee threatens his practice.
Charlie Chan in Panama (1940) as Dr. Fredericks
Charlie impersonates an employee of the U.S. government to foil an espionage plot which would destroy part of the Panama Canal, trapping a Navy fleet on its way to the Pacific after maneuvers in the Atlantic.
The Golden Fleecing (1940) as Barney "Derby Hat"
A mild-mannered insurance salesman gets mixed up with gangsters.
Midnight Limited (1940) as Harrigan
Edison, the Man (1940) as Lecturer
Thomas Edison fights to turn his dreams into reality.
A Fugitive from Justice (1940) as Partridge
An insurance investigator gets caught between cops and crooks when he hides the beneficiary of a million-dollar policy.
And One Was Beautiful (1940) as Prosecuting attorney
Two sisters vie for the same dashing young man.
Sailor's Lady (1940) as Chief of staff
Sailor (Hall) is going to marry his girlfriend (Kelly) when he returns, but she becomes foster mother to baby whose parents are accidentally killed. The baby is accidentally left on board a visiting battleship.
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940) as Warden
A man involved in a crime (Nolan) kills his key witness by mistake and resigns himself to death. He changes his name so as not to harm his family. The law is not content with his explanation, however.
A Dispatch from Reuters (1940) as Reporter
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
Virginia City (1940) as Officer
A rebel spy poses as a wild West dance hall girl.
Money and the Woman (1940) as Mr. Kaiser
An embezzler''''s wife begs his boss for forgiveness, only to fall in love with him.
Hidden Enemy (1940) as Editor
The Sun Never Sets (1939) as Operator
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.
Stand Up and Fight (1939) as Donnelly
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
Burn 'Em Up O'Connor (1939) as Gambler
A race car driver tries to solve a series of track-side murders before he''''s next.
Ex-Champ (1939) as Clerk
The Big Guy (1939) as Lait
Heroes in Blue (1939) as Frank Moran
Frontier Pony Express (1939) as Senator Lassiter
In the midst of the Civil War, Lassiter has a plan to get control of California. Working out of St. Joseph, he plans to send forged messages to the troops on the west coast via Pony Express. First he attempts to bribe Pony Express ride Roy Rogers. When Roy refuses he turns to the outlaw Johnson and his gang and this leads to trouble.
Devil's Island (1939) as Dr. Duval
A surgeon unjustly sent to Devil's Island fights to survive harsh treatment.
My Wife's Relatives (1939) as Jarvis
They All Come Out (1939) as Social service inspector
A young man sentenced to jail, attempts to reform himself and his fellow inmates.
The Escape (1939) as Captain of detectives
An embittered Louie Peronni (Edward Norris) returns from prison to find that his sister, Juli Peronni (Amanda Duff), is engaged to policeman Eddie Farrell (Kane Richmond), and also finds that his secret wife Annie Qualen (June Gale) has placed their baby girl in a foundling home. With his old gang again, Louie plans a robbery of a fur warehouse. Louie shoots down the night watchman and is trailed home where his father Guiseppe Peronni (Henry Armetta) persuades him not to fight it out with the police. Determined to let Louie take the full rap, the gang kidnaps the district attorney's daughter. Annie informs Louie that the kidnapped child is really their own and was adopted from the foundling home.
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) as Banker
Alexander Graham Bell pursues his greatest inventions so he can marry the woman he loves.
Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939) as F.B.I. man
An FBI agent risks his life to infiltrate Nazi sympathizers in the U.S.
Mr. Moto in Danger Island (1939) as Washington official
Rio (1939) as Mr. Albert
Union Pacific (1939) as
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
Chicken Wagon Family (1939) as Bank manager
An traveling merchant (Carrillo) takes his family to New York where he explores his weakness for poker as he looks for work aided by his daughter (Withers).
Code of the Streets (1939) as Ellis
The Roaring Twenties (1939) as Henderson
Three WWI Army buddies get mixed up with the mob in peacetime.
Wings of the Navy (1939) as Psychology examiner
Pilot brothers vie for the same woman.
Shadows over Shanghai (1938) as American consul
Border G-Man (1938) as Colonel Christie
A government agent investigates gangsters training an army in South America.
Slander House (1938) as George Horton
Checkers (1938) as Paddock judge
Extortion (1938) as Brooks
Sergeant Murphy (1938) as Major Biddle
A lowly private becomes attached to a trained military horse.
Love on a Budget (1938) as Bank manager
Josette (1938) as Doorman
Two young men (Ameche and Young) try to wrest their father (Collier) from the clutches of a gold digger (Birell) but by mistake think the woman is a young nightclub singer (Simon) with whom they both fall in love.
The Toy Wife (1938) as Auctioneer
A Southern belle finds herself torn between two suitors.
Speed to Burn (1938) as Police chief
The Shopworn Angel (1938) as Captain
A showgirl gives up life in the fast lane for a young soldier on his way to fight World War I.
Nancy Drew: Detective (1938) as Adam Thorne
A teen-aged sleuth investigates a wealthy woman's disappearance.
I Demand Payment (1938) as District Attorney
I Am the Law (1938) as Witness
A law professor signs on as special prosecutor to take on the mob.
Girls on Probation (1938) as Mr. Brian
A dizzy young girl falls into crime but wins her lawyer's heart.
Torchy Gets Her Man (1938) as Stoneham
Female reporter Torchy Blane tries to crack a counterfeiting case.
The Baroness and the Butler (1938) as Guard
When he takes a seat in the Hungarian parliament, a butler battles the aristocracy.
Kentucky (1938) as
A Romeo and Juliet love story set amidst horseracing.
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938) as Major
A forward thinking bandleader fights to make ragtime respectable.
International Settlement (1938) as Captain
The Great Waltz (1938) as Officer
Composer Johann Strauss risks his marriage over his infatuation with a beautiful singer.
You Can't Take It with You (1938) as Board member
A girl from a family of freethinkers falls for the son of a conservative banker.
Submarine D-1 (1937) as Captain
Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl.
Seventh Heaven (1937) as Gendarme
A Parisian sewer worker (Stewart) longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl (Simone Simon) from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to war.
Hollywood Round-Up (1937) as Lew Wallach
An unemployed stunt man unwittingly signs on with crooks posing as filmmakers to rob banks.
High, Wide and Handsome (1937) as Jones
The setting is a small town in 1870s Pennsylvania. Sally Waterson and her father have stopped in town with their traveling medicine show, but when their wagon catches fire, they find themselves stranded. They're taken in by Mrs. Cortlandt and her grandson, Peter, who is trying to set up a pipeline that will supply oil throughout the state. Sally and Peter soon fall in love and marry. Neither their marriage nor Peter's pipe dreams flow too smoothly.
San Quentin (1937) as Detective
A convict's sister falls for the captain of the prison guards.
Madame X (1937) as Gendarme at villa
When she kills a blackmailer, a woman is defended by the son she abandoned years earlier.
That Certain Woman (1937) as Opposing counsel
A gangster's widow fights for love despite society's disapproval.
Time Out for Romance (1937) as Stanhope
When You're in Love (1937) as Stage manager
An Australian opera singer hires a husband so she can work in the U.S.
Alcatraz Island (1937) as Crandall
A prison inmate is framed for killing a con who once tried to kidnap his daughter.
Wells Fargo (1937) as Secretary of treasury
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
The Firefly (1937) as Chief of staff
A Spanish spy masquerades as a singer to sabotage Napoleon's forces.
Missing Witness (1937) as Deputy district attorney
Westbound Mail (1937) as Gun Barlow
Her Husband Lies (1937) as Second investigator
Reported Missing (1937) as Rhinock
Confession (1937) as Cabaret manager
A glamorous singer commits murder to protect her daughter's virtue.
Charlie Chan at the Olympics (1937) as Webster
Spies have an invention which will allow its posessor to remote-control flying aircraft. The U.S. Navy, the Berlin police, and No. 1 son Lee Chan (a member of the U.S. Swim Team at the Berlin Olympics) help Charlie capture the spies.
Once a Doctor (1937) as Captain Littleton
Two foster brothers studying medicine fall for the same woman.
I Promise to Pay (1937) as Reardon
A man goes to a loan shark to finance his family''''s vacation.
Can This Be Dixie? (1937) as Mr. Hancock
California Mail (1936) as Thompson
A singing cowboy has to fight some crooked characters to win a pony express contract.
Legion of Terror (1936) as Governor
Frank Marshall and Slim Hewitt, postal inspectors, infiltrate a Ku Klux Klan-like vigilante group which has mailed a bomb to a senator. When the legion kills the brother of Nancy Foster, she helps Frank and Slim in their investigation.
Colleen (1936) as Edwards
An eccentric millionaire hires a gold digger to run his business.
Parole! (1936) as District Attorney
The Golden Arrow (1936) as Bixby
A fake heiress marries a common reporter to thwart the advances of gold-digging playboys.
The Golden Arrow (1936) as Bixby
A flighty heiress and a down-to-earth reporter get stuck in a marriage of convenience.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) as Member of the board of directors
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
It Had to Happen (1936) as Bruce
A poor boy (Raft) rises to power in politics. When the banker (Dinehart) husband of his secret love (Russell) takes money and flees the country, he replaces the lost amount and becomes implicated in the crime.
Anthony Adverse (1936) as Officer
An orphan runs off to a life of adventure, then returns to France in search of the girl he left behind.
The Drag-Net (1936) as Arthur Hill
Princess Comes Across (1936) as Chief purser
A Brooklyn girl masquerades as a princess to land a Hollywood contract.
Missing Girls (1936) as
Exclusive Story (1936) as Al Brown
A newspaper''s attorney tries to get the goods on the numbers racket.
The Farmer in the Dell (1936) as Robert F. Heath
Down the Stretch (1936) as Fred Yates
A disgraced jockey's son fights to clear the family name.
The Man Who Lived Twice (1936) as Police commissioner
A criminal has plastic surgery done to change his identity but loses his memory during the operation.
The Devil-Doll (1936) as Gendarme
A Devil's Island escapee shrinks murderous slaves and sells them to his victims as dolls.
For the Service (1936) as Captain Murphy
The Singing Kid (1936) as Potter
An egotistical singing star makes a talented kid his protege.
Man of Iron (1935) as Mortgage man
A steel worker rises to the boardroom but longs for his former life.
Public Opinion (1935) as Paul's attorney
Circumstantial Evidence (1935) as Judge Samuels
The Irish in Us (1935) as Doctor
The sons of an Irish family have to choose among police work, prize fighting and love.
Three Kids and a Queen (1935) as Gangster
The Frisco Kid (1935) as Contractor
A shanghaied sailor turns himself into the king of San Francisco's rough-and-tumble Barbary Coast.
Shipmates Forever (1935) as Plane doctor
An admiral''''s son gives up the Navy for a career as a song-and-dance man.
Murder Man (1935) as Editor
A hard-drinking reporter specializes in murder cases, until he becomes a suspect in one himself.
Naughty Marietta (1935) as Major Cornell
A French princess in Colonial America gets involved with an Indian scout.
Orchids to You (1935) as Banker
Metropolitan (1935) as Throat specialist
Opera prima donna leaves the Metropolitan to form her own company with Tibbett as leading man. She leaves this company too which means Tibbett and company must carry on without her.
Front Page Woman (1935) as Reporter
Rival reporters try to scoop each other while covering a fire.
'G' Men (1935) as Cashier
A mob protege joins the FBI when a friend is gunned down.
Show Them No Mercy! (1935) as Doctor
The title refers to the government's plan at the time for putting an end to a lucrative racket, kidnapping. When Hudson and Norris enter a country house to get out of the rain it turns out to be a kidnapper hideout.
Go into Your Dance (1935) as Second producer
An irresponsible Broadway star gets mixed up with gambling and gangsters.
The Woman in Red (1935) as Ring master
A professional horsewoman fights prejudice when she marries into society.
Dangerous (1935) as Doctor
A young fan tries to rehabilitate an alcoholic actress he''s fallen in love with.
The Case of the Missing Man (1935) as Stranger
Border Brigands (1935) as Commissioner [Jim] Barry
Whispering Smith Speaks (1935) as Edward Rebstock
Behind the Evidence (1935) as Hackett
A Night at the Opera (1935) as Captain
Three zanies turn an operatic performance into chaos in their efforts to promote their protege''s romance with the leading lady.
Girl in Danger (1934) as Thornton
I Am Suzanne! (1934) as Manager [Georges Valdon]
Tony Malatini, a puppeteer, at Paris' Theatre des Marionettes notices that his audience consists of only 7 people. He visits his successful competitor on the corner to see why people are drawn to it. After seeing Suzanne, the competitors popular dancer, Tony is mesmerized by her. He goes backstage to see her and asks her if he can make a puppet of her to use in his show. Over-hearing this, the Baron, Suzanne's controlling manager, castigates Suzanne threatening to set her free. Suzanne terrified of being on her own, begs the Baron to marry her and not to leave her. Tony comes during one of Suzanne's performances and begs her not to marry the Baron. Upset, Suzanne falls into the orchestra pit and injures herself to the extent that she won't dance again. Baron leaves Suzanne, but Tony with a doctor's help puts her through a vigorous exercise program. Tony also shows her how to be a puppeteer. Tony confesses to Suzanne that his true friends are his puppets. He picks up the puppet of Suzanne and tells her that he is in love with this puppet. Suzanne not realizing that he means her becomes confused. Together they put on a successful celebrity puppet show. During a celebration party, Tony decides he will propose marriage to her uniquely. He picks up the puppet of her and asks it to marry him. Suzanne becomes jealous and confused...
One Exciting Adventure (1934) as Hotel manager
Midnight Alibi (1934) as Special officer
An elderly recluse shelters a gambler on the run from bogus murder charges.
Stamboul Quest (1934) as Companion
A notorious enemy spy falls for an American medical student during World War I.
Gentlemen Are Born (1934) as First broker
Recent college graduates face the realities of the Great Depression.
Jealousy (1934) as District Attorney
Larry O'Roark is a boxer who's insanely posssesive and jealous of his fiancee, Jo. the sight of her and her employer, Mr. Lambert, at ringside during his big fight distracts Larry and he is knocked out. He then promises never to be jealous again and marries Jo. When she realizes that they're broke she asks Lambert for a job (she had quit on marrying Larry.) One thing leads to another and Larry, enraged with jealousy, end up killing Lambert. He then wanders off in a daze, and Jo takes the rap for the murder. Larry descends from his amnesiac fog just in time to interrupt the announcement of the jury's verdict in Jo's trial. then it's off to the chair for Larry. Or is it?
The Crime of Helen Stanley (1934) as Studio manager
Mills of the Gods (1934) as Morgan
Green Eyes (1934) as Raynor
The owner of a large mansion in the country throws a costume party for some of his friends. However, the party turns sour when he is found stabbed to death in a closet. The police and a guest try to discover who committed the murder.
Broadway Bill (1934) as Head waiter
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
Now I'll Tell (1934) as Gangster
Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad, then loses his fortune to him. He pawns his wife's jewels and takes out an insurance policy on himself.
Housewife (1934) as Nan's lawyer
Success could spell divorce for an advertising writer.
Wonder Bar (1934) as Captain
The denizens of a Parisian night club deal with murder and romance.
The Count of Monte Cristo (1934) as Bertrand
After escaping prison, an innocent man seeks revenge on the men who framed him.
Registered Nurse (1934) as
After her husband goes mad, a nurse fights off the advances of two amorous doctors.
The Merry Frinks (1934) as Truant officer
A loving wife and mother tries to keep her eccentric family in line.
A Lost Lady (1934) as
A bitter woman who thinks she''''ll never love again marries, only to fall for a brash young man.
Desirable (1934) as First man
An aging actress tries to keep her teen-aged daughter out of the public eye.
One Night of Love (1934) as Stage director
An aspiring opera singer and her mentor fight so much they barely realize they''re in love.
I Have Lived (1933) as The leading man
Ann Carver's Profession (1933) as Mr. Harrison
A female lawyer is torn between her career and her husband''''s ego.
One Year Later (1933) as Grant
His Woman (1931) as Boatswain
Tough Caribbean freighter Captain Sam Whelan engages Sally Clark, a tramp masquerading as a missionary's daughter, to care for an abandoned baby on board his ship. En route to New York, ships mate Gatson sexually attacks her. The Captain knocks Gatson overboard in an ensuing scuffle. A romance developing between the Captain and Miss Clark is put to the test in New York after an assault investigation uncovers the girl's questionable past.
Stolen Heaven (1931) as Morgan
The Cheat (1931) as Defense attorney
The Supreme Passion (1921) as Dr. Jennings

Cast (short)

Short subject on the part that the pony express played during the election of President Lincoln and the news of the Civil War.
The Face Behind the Mask (1938)
This dramatized short film focuses on the historical mystery of France's "man in the iron mask."
The Man Without a Country (1937)
This short film focuses on a disgraced U.S. army officer. Vitaphone Release 8369-8370.
Song of Revolt (1937)
This short film tells the story of how France''''s "Le Marseillaise" came to be written during the French Revolution.
The Symphony Murder Mystery (1932)
Two inspectors must solve the deaths of a cellist and a concert hall manager in this short film. Vitaphone Release 1317-1318.

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