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Cast (feature film)

When Gangland Strikes (1956) as Judge Walters
The Atomic Kid (1954) as Mr. Reynolds
A uranium prospector is eating a peanut butter sandwich in the desert where atom bomb tests are being done. He becomes radioactive, and helps the FBI break up an enemy spy ring.
Please Believe Me (1950) as System player
Three men pursue a shipboard romance with a woman they think is an heiress.
Father Makes Good (1950) as Seton
The Toast of New Orleans (1950) as Chairman
A New Orleans fisherman fights snobbery to become an opera star.
Mary Ryan, Detective (1950) as Munsell
Blondie's Hero (1950) as J. Collins
Hills of Oklahoma (1950) as Charlie 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.
There's a Girl in My Heart (1950) as Capt. Blake
A Life of Her Own (1950) as Hosiery man
An innocent small-town girl climbs to the top of the modeling business man by man.
Jolson Sings Again (1950) as Charlie
After a premature retirement, the legendary singer revives his career to entertain the troops during World War II.
The Good Humor Man (1950) as Lavery
A good-hearted ice cream man's efforts to help a young woman turn him into a murder suspect.
Henry, the Rainmaker (1949) as Seton
Incident (1949) as Rinsel
A stockbroker is jumped one night and beaten up by gangsters; it turns out they mistook him for another gangsters, whom he closely resembles. Determined to find the intended victim and ensure that he doesn't get assaulted again, he finds himself involved with a beautiful blonde who gets him entangled in a plot involving hijacking and murder.
Everybody Does It (1949) as Hotel manager
While fostering his wife's opera career, a businessman discovers he's the one with talent.
Follow Me Quietly (1949) as Coroner
Police track a mysterious killer nicknamed "The Judge."
The Crime Doctor's Diary (1949) as Technician
A criminal psychologist tries to clear his patient of arson charges.
Navajo Trail Raiders (1949) as John Blanford
Outlaw gangs are plundering the freight lines that bring supplies into Yellow Creek. The only thing that will save the town is the insurance money on the freight, but the outlaws are looking to steal that also. Lane comes to town as the best man for the wedding of Tom and Judy, but it will be up to him to find the outlaw boss.
Frontier Investigator (1949) as Erskine Doubleday
Susanna Pass (1949) as Martin Masters
The bad guys dynamite a fish hatchery. They're trying to put the hatchery out of business so they can get possession of oil underneath the lake. Roy is a game warden investigating the dynamiting. Songs include the title, "A Good, Good Mornin',"Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes," and "Two-Gun Rita."
When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948) as Sam Harris
A Double Life (1948) as Photographer
An actor starring as Othello opposite his wife finds the character''''s jealous rage taking over his mind off-stage.
I Surrender Dear (1948) as Russ Nelson
The Bride Goes Wild (1948) as Mr. Sarms
A womanizing author of children's books borrows a son to woo his illustrator.
Angels' Alley (1948) as Felix Crowe
An ex-con cousin of one of the Bowery Boys gets them into trouble with the law.
Big City (1948) as
Three bachelors adopt an orphan, then fight over custody when each falls in love.
The Gentleman from Nowhere (1948) as Marshal
Out of the Storm (1948) as District Attorney Holbrook
The Timber Trail (1948) as Jordan Weatherbee
The Millerson Case (1947) as Littlejohn
While on vacation, a criminal psychologist investigates a murder during a typhoid epidemic.
Undercover Maisie (1947) as Ed Harris
A stranded showgirl joins the police force and risks her life to expose a phony psychic.
My Brother Talks to Horses (1947) as Owner
A small boy's secret gifts help him pick racetrack winners.
Millie's Daughter (1947) as Henry Harris
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now? (1947) as Mr. Kurlinger
A biopic of the career of Joe Howard (12 Feb.,1878 - 19 May, 1961), famous songwriter of the early 20th Century. Howard wrote the title song, Goodbye, My Lady Love; and Hello, My Baby among many others. Mark Stevens was dubbed by Buddy Clark, well known singer of the 30's and 40's
Fool's Gold (1947) as Professor [Dixon]
In the 56th film of the 66 in the series (and the first one produced by William Boyd Productions instead of Harry Sherman), Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) undertakes to help out his old friend, Army Colonel Jed Landry (Forbes Murray). The Colonel's hot-tempered son, Lieutenant Bruce Landry (Stephen Barclay), has struck his commanding officer and is facing a court martial. Bruce deserts and is believed hiding at a robber's hideout-town known as Twin Buttes. Cassidy departs without telling his two pals, Lucky Jenkins (Rand Brooks) and California Carlson (Andy Clyde), but they learn his destination and follow him. Hoppy arrives at Twin Buttes and attempts to register at the inn ran by Jessie Dixon (Jane Randolph) but she is suspicious and refuses him a room. Cassidy makes friends with "Professor" Dixon (Robert Emmett Keane), Jessie's father, and is given a room. Bruce is being kept in a hideout by a group of holdup men headed by Dixon, and has fallen in love with Jessie. She advises him to give himself up and face the Army court-martial, rather than participate in a series of shady deals engineered by her father. Cassidy escapes a trap set for him by Dixon and meets Lucky and California and they decide to look over Dixon's "laboratory" in the mountains. They find the place is a front for a plant where the gang makes copper bricks covered with a thin coating of gold. They ride fast to catch up with the gang when they learn a gold shipment is to be held up and the fake bricks substituted.
Her Husband's Affairs (1947) as Manager
An ad man fights off his wife''''s attempts to help him market an embalming fluid that doubles as a hair remover.
The Beginning or the End (1947) as Dr. Rand
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
Fear in the Night (1947) as Lewis Belnap
Bank teller Vince Grayson wakes from a nightmare in which he and an unknown woman murdered a man in a strange, mirrored room. Only a dream...but Vince finds that he has physical objects and bruises from his "dream." His cop brother-in-law dismisses his story...until the family, on a picnic, takes shelter from a thunderstorm in a deserted mansion containing that mirrored room. Is doom closing in on Vince?
Sport of Kings (1947) as Dr. Craig
Tom Cloud (Paul Campbell) and his 12-year-old brother Bill (Mark Dennis) arrive in Kentucky to claim the farm left them by their father and encounter hostile neighbors. "Doc" Richardson (Gloria Henry), a young veterinarian who rents a cottage on the farm, tells Tom that the animosity arrives from the result of a wager former owner Major Denning (Harry Davenport) had made with his father the night before the Olympian Stakes. The Major lost the bet and Cloud took possession of the property. Tom aranges with the local banker to pay the old man from a small trust fund supposedly left to Major Denning, provided that Denning returns to the farm. But, as guardian of the Major's financial affairs, Tom also learns that he is responsible for the Major's heavy obligations.
The Foxes of Harrow (1947) as Auctioneer
An Irish rascal and inveterate gambler uses his considerable skills at the gaming tables of New Orleans to become fabulously rich.
News Hounds (1947) as Mack Snide
When they get newspaper jobs, the Bowery Boys take on a sport-fixing mob.
Night Editor (1946) as Max
A detective hides key evidence in a murder case rather than reveal he was cheating on his wife.
The Strange Mr. Gregory (1946) as District Attorney
A magician fakes his own death to catch a murderer.
The Shadow Returns (1946) as Charles Frobay
Lawyer-superhero Lamont Cranston searches for precious jewels stolen from the grave.
The Hoodlum Saint (1946) as Doctor
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
Gentleman Joe Palooka (1946) as Harrington
The Red Dragon (1946) as Alfred Wyans
Live Wires (1946) as Barton
In their first film, the Bowery Boys tackle gangsters.
Rainbow Over Texas (1946) as Wooster J. Dalrymple
A cowboy star takes on bandits during a personal appearance in his hometown.
Her Lucky Night (1945) as Lawson
Scared Stiff (1945) as Prof. Wisner
Why Girls Leave Home (1945) as Ed Blake
Diana Leslie (Pamela Blake) is rescued from drowning by reporter Chris Williams (Sheldon Leonard). The latter believes it is an attempted murder rather than the suicide indicated by a note, since the girl had made an appointment to meet him at the dock. The story is told in flashback as Williams visits the people who know Diana. The parents (Virginia Brissac and Joel Friedkin) feel responsible as, against their wishes, Diana had accompanied musician Jimmie Lobo (Elisha Cook Jr.) to the Kitten Club and had gotten a job as a singer but they had not seen her following an argument when she came home that ended with her being slapped by her brother Ted (Fred Kohler Jr.). One of the Kitten Club showgirls, Flo (Constance Worth) tells Chris that when Diane came to the club for an audition, she incurred the wrath of the heavy-drinking featured singer Marianne Mason (Claudia Drake) and club owner Steve Raymond (Paul Gulifoye) delegated her to the hostess ranks of girls whose job was to steer customers to the illegal gambling. This led to a couple of suckers, Wilbur Harris (Walter Baldwin) and Ed Blake (Robert Emmett Keane), losing heavily in the crooked game with Harris committing suicide and Blake being killed in the the ensuing melee.
Over 21 (1945) as Kennedy
When a newspaper editor enlists during World War II service, his wife has to run interference with his boss.
Patrick the Great (1945) as Henry Ames
You Came Along (1945) as Rental agent
War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour. After some amusing escapades, Bob and Ivy become romantically involved, agreeing it's "just fun up in the air." Then Ivy finds out the real reason why it shouldn't be anything more.
Slightly Terrific (1944) as Brannerton
Casanova Brown (1944) as Yokes
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
It Happened Tomorrow (1944) as Stage manager
A newspaper editor writes headlines that predict the future.
Sweet and Low-Down (1944) as Tivili owner
After their annual free concert at Chicago's Dearborn Settlement, Benny Goodman and his band are packing up to go to their next engagement when a kid steals Goodman's clarinet. Goodman and Popsie pursue him to a tenement flat where he has led them to hear his brother play the trombone. Shenanigans ensue following Goodman's offering the brother a job with the band.
The Whistler (1944) as Charles McNear
A grieving widower hires an assassin to kill him only to have his late wife turn up alive.
The Impatient Years (1944) as Attorney
A feuding couple re-creates their courtship in hopes of falling back in love.
Strange Affair (1944) as Psychiatrist
A mystery writer and his wife investigate a murder at a charity benefit.
The Merry Monahans (1944) as Stage manager
Hi, Good Lookin'! (1944) as Homer Hardacre
Kansas City Kitty (1944) as Joe Lathim
A piano teacher takes on shady music publishers.
Uncertain Glory (1944) as Conductor
A French playboy gets serious when his country is threatened during World War II.
The Meanest Man in the World (1943) as City editor
Compassionate small-town lawyer Richard Clarke moves to New York City to seek his fortune, but is unsuccessful until he takes a friend's advice and tries to convince the world he's a ruthless heel. Suddenly he's the most popular lawyer in town -- but he could lose his fiancée.
The Dancing Masters (1943) as Auctioneer
The boys operate a ballet school (appearing in drag) and try to help a young inventor sell his idea, to get in the good graces of his girl's father. In their efforts, they get involved with a gang of insurance racketeers. All ends well.
The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Wally Fairchild
A society sleuth tracks a lost plane carrying $100,000.
Crazy House (1943) as Lawyer
Salute for Three (1943) as Patton
Press agent Jimmy Gates (Marty May) gets an idea while watching a New York parade, for a returned war hero Sergeant Buzz McAllister (Macdonald Carey), with his chief client, singer Judy Ames (Betty Rhodes); Dona Drake (Dona Drake), leader of an all-girl orchestra; his photographer Foggy (Cliff Edwards), and his secretary Myrt (Minna Gombell). Jimmy, thinking Judy needs publicity in order to get a singing job on a radio program, thinks that a romance between her and the war hero would be just the ticket. Judy isn't too warm on the idea but agrees to go ahead for Jimmy's sake, with whom she thinks she is in love. She agrees to work on Buzz that night at the Manhattan Canteen, a converted night club where show business people entertain and wait on service men. Foggy is assigned to get pictures of Judy and Buzz together but fails through ineptness. Buzz escorts Judy home in a rainstorm and, while helping her out of the taxi, slips and falls into a deep puddle. Judy asks him to come in so she can dry his soaking-wet uniform on the kitchen stove. Foggy gains entrance to the apartment via the dumbwaiter and snaps a picture of Buzz in his underwear. The next morning Buzz tells Jimmy that he intends to marry Judy, which is going further than he had intended. He also decides he can't use the compromising - but innocent - photo for publicity purposes but does announce their - he thinks - publicity-only engagement. That clinches the deal for Judy to get a radio program called "The Girl I Left Behind." Buzz proposes to Judy, who realizes she loves Buzz and not Jimmy, and they, not knowing that Jimmy has announced their "engagement", decide to keep it a secret.
He Hired the Boss (1943) as Henry Mason
Hubert Wilkins (Stuart Erwin), a bookkeeper for Mr. Bates (Thurston Hall) by day and an air raid warden by night, patrols the district where his boss' warehouse is located, and finds two employees removing raw silk stocks. They say they are working under Bates' orders and brush him off. Hubert wants to marry Emily Conway (Elelyn Venable), company secretary, but can't see how he can afford it since he has loaned a salesman, Fuller (Chick Chandler), $400 with deeds to four lots as security. Don Bates (William T. Orr), son of the boss, is engaged to Emily's sister Sally (Vivian Blaine) though his father disapproves. He and Emily encourage Sally and Don to elope. Hubert, a little tipsy, buys two more lots from Fuller and goes to Bates' home and asks for a raise. He is fired and, the next morning, Emily also for helping Don to elope. Hubert discovers that the lots he bought are worth $100,000 and, unknown to Bates, buys the company. While on warden duty that night, he discovers that the two employees he previously saw taking silk from the warehouse are actually stealing it.
Jitterbugs (1943) as Henry Corcoran
The two-man Laurel and Hardy Zoot Suit Band find themselves fronting a scam for "gasolene pills" in wartime oil-short America. They are however soon on the side of the angels helping recover $10,000 for an attractive young lady whose family have themselves been swindled.
The Good Fellows (1943) as Harrigan
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.
Fired Wife (1943) as Lawyer
Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour (1943) as Breitzer
A Gentleman at Heart (1942) as Waiter
A race-track bookie tries his hand in the art racket.
Sabotage Squad (1942) as Conrad
The Night Before the Divorce (1942) as Judge Osborne
Private Buckaroo (1942) as Manager
My Favorite Blonde (1942) as Burton
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
This Time for Keeps (1942) as Mr. Reiner
A newlywed goes to work for his disapproving father-in-law.
Lady in a Jam (1942) as Coupe driver
It Happened in Flatbush (1942) as Conservative man
A disgraced ball player turns a Brooklyn team into champions.
Give Out, Sisters (1942) as Peabody
Young America (1942) as Wilson
Remember Pearl Harbor (1942) as Littlefield
Orchestra Wives (1942) as Headwaiter
A woman falls in love with a musician in a band and learns about life as an orchestra wife.
The War Against Mrs. Hadley (1942) as Reporter
A Washington matron tries to ignore the effects of World War II.
A-Haunting We Will Go (1942) as Phillips
The boys are recruited by a gang of thugs to get a coffin containing one of their far from dead colleagues to Dayton to try and get at an inheritance. After the coffin gets switched with the one Dante the Magician uses in his act, his stage show gets more than usually popular.
The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1942) as Alfred Dunning
In the shadows of the night Dudley Wolff (Paul Harvey), his secretary Alfred Dunning (Robert Emmett Keane), and his doctor, Haggard (Henry Wilcoxin), bury a body in the estate cemetary. At the house, Wolff's daughter Catherine (Marjorie Weaver) arrives unexpectedly and tells her step-mother Anne Wolff (Helene Reynolds) that she has just been married to Roger Blake (Richard Derr) who will be along in a few days. Cathy retires and is awakened by a mysterious assailant who fires a shot at her, but her parents tell her she was just dreaming. Wolff goes to the cemetary and finds the body missing. The scared Cathy calls in fast-talking private detective Mike Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) and, since her father doesn't like detectives, she introduces him as her husband. That evening Shayne hears a shot and finds that Haggard has been killed. While the police are questioning the family, the lights go out and a shot is fired from outside.
Daring Young Man (1942) as Bowling alley manager
The Lady Is Willing (1942) as Hotel manager
A Broadway star has to find a husband so she can adopt an abandoned child.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith (1941) as Section manager
A quarrelsome couple discovers their marriage isn''t legal.
Three Girls About Town (1941) as Salesman
Sisters working at a hotel try to hide a dead body before the next convention arrives.
High Sierra (1941) as
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941) as Professor Andrews
A young doctor's wedding turns into a tragic event.
All That Money Can Buy (1941) as Husband
A farmer sells his soul for seven years of good crops.
In the Navy (1941) as Travers
A famous radio crooner secretly enlists in the Navy and tries to keep his identity a secret.
Pacific Blackout (1941) as Defense attorney, Mr. Hendrickson
Wild Geese Calling (1941) as Headwaiter
In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dancehall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie.
Michael Shayne, Private Detective (1941) as Larry Kincaid
The Irish-American detective Shayne is hired by a racetrack bigwig (Kolb) to guard his compulsive gambler daughter (Weaver). When her boyfriend is murdered, Shayne gets blamed.
Blonde Inspiration (1941) as Rudi
A pulp-fiction writer hires a curvaceous blonde to be his muse.
The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941) as Mr. Gregory
Rodeo rider Lank tries his hand at movie making. Spoiled established star Crystal throws tantrums, but after the rodeo she's easy for Lank to handle. It's the "Taming of the Shrew" Hollywood style.
Hello Sucker (1941) as Connors
The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) as Tom Higgins
A department store owner goes undercover as an employee to thwart union activists.
Men of Boys Town (1941) as Burton
Father Flanagan continues to fight for his pioneering orphanage.
Lillian Russell (1940) as Jeweler
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by bandleader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.
Tin Pan Alley (1940) as Manager
Songwriters Calhoun and Harrigan get Katie and Lily Blane to introduce a new one. Lily goes to England, and Katy joins her after the boys give a new song to Nora Bayes. All are reunited when the boys, now in the army, show up in England.
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940) as Ed Harvey
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.
Little Nellie Kelly (1940) as Dr. Walton
The daughter of Irish immigrants patches up differences between her father and grandfather and rises to the top on Broadway.
City of Chance (1940) as Editor
I Can't Give You Anything but Love, Baby (1940) as
When Public Enemy No. 3 Sonny McGann (Broderick Crawford) meets composer Bob Gunther (Johnny Downs), he gets the idea of having Bob write music to a poem he has written about his long-lost sweetheart Sadie McGlonsky. Somewhere between kidnapping and gentle persuasion, Sonny takes Bob and his girlfriend Linda Carroll (Peggy Moran) to his penthouse hideout and orders Bob to write the music. After completion, Sonny and his mob use some strong-arm persuasion to get it on "The Hit Parade." Bob tries to trick Sonny saying he can't write any more music because of his unrequited love for music comedy star Magda Delys (Gertrude Michael). Sonny's solution is to have his men bring Magda and a minister with a marriage license to the penthouse. Bob is forced to begin the ceremony but Public Enemy No. 2, Big Foot Louie (Warren Hymer), barges in and reveals that his own hobby is writing music. And Sonny recognizes Magda as his long-lost love Sadie McGlonsky. He and Big Foot decide to quit the rackets and surrender to the District Attorney so they can collaborate on writing hit songs "in the pen."
The Border Legion (1940) as Officer Willets
An Eastern doctor is on the run from authorities in New York. Out west he comes to the aid of friends besieged by an outlaw gang known as the border legion. In the end, he is cleared of any wrong-doing back east.
The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady (1940) as Peter Van Wyck
A reformed jewel thief tries to clear a society beauty of murder charges.
Slightly Tempted (1940) as Gentleman Jack
Confidence man Professor Ross (Hugh Herbert) is released from prison and goes to Knoxton where his daughter Judy (Peggy Moran) lives. She has told everyone, including her fiancee Jimmy Duncan (Johnny Downs), that her father has been exploring in South America. Civic leaders ask him to lecture at a gala reception. Because Jimmy needs money to finance a toy train factory, Ross ends his lecture with a sales talk about the valuable Iridium mines he found in South America. Ethelreda Knox (Elisabeth Risdon), big-time toy manufacturer, wants to get a monopoly on the Iridium stock, while Gentleman Jack (Robert Emmett Keane) and The Duchess (Gertrude Michael), a pair of slick crooks, also want to chisel in on the deal. Ross gets the swindlers and civic leaders to deposit $60,000 in the bank and he finances Jimmy's factory with the funds. Feeling somewhat "taken", Gentleman Jack and The Duchess rob the bank, but with the help of his crony Peter (George E. Stone), Ross sees to it that the pair leave town holding an empty bag. Ross reimburses the locals and suggests a merger of the factories owned by his bride-to-be Eltelreda and his future son-in-law Jimmy.
The Saint Takes Over (1940) as Leo Sloan
Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar tries to help a police inspector who''s been framed on bribery charges.
Double Alibi (1940) as Chick Lester
Millionaires in Prison (1940) as Editor
Four convicts volunteer as medical guinea pigs to win early paroles.
Pack Up Your Troubles (1939) as Kane
Out of work vaudevillians join the army in WWI and head for France.
Pardon Our Nerve (1939) as Krueger
Henry Goes Arizona (1939) as Bentley
A Broadway tenderfoot takes over a Western ranch.
News Is Made at Night (1939) as [Fred] Barrett
6,000 Enemies (1939) as Sam Todd
A prison riot traps an innocent couple.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939) as Lawyer
Mark Twain''''s classic troublemaker helps a runaway slave escape to the North.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Editor
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939) as Harrison
An FBI agent risks his life to infiltrate Nazi sympathizers in the U.S.
Streets of New York (1939) as Roger Wilson
Jimmy, an idealistic and hard-working young man, has just arrived in New York City with dreams of making his fortune. Along the way he faces numerous obstacles, opportunities and temptations, but through it all, he considers the actions of his hero, Abraham Lincoln, for guidance. Will Jimmy see his dreams come true, or will he be another of the countless hopefuls chewed up and spit out by New York's mean streets?
Hawaiian Nights (1939) as Fothering
The Spellbinder (1939) as Judge Butler
A crooked lawyer''''s daughter falls for a gangster that he helped acquit.
Outside These Walls (1939) as Sam Fulton
One Hour to Live (1939) as Max Stanton
The Rookie Cop (1939) as Commissioner
A young policeman fights to prove the value of police dogs.
Fifth Avenue Girl (1939) as Seal expert
To annoy his family, a millionaire hires an out-of-work girl to pose as a gold digger.
The Sun Never Sets (1939) as Pereira
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.
Cafe Society (1939) as Random
Boys Town (1938) as Burton
True story of Father Flanagan's fight to build a home for orphaned boys.
Too Hot to Handle (1938) as Foreign editor
Rival newsreel photographers vie for scoops and a beautiful lady flyer.
Arsene Lupin Returns (1938) as Watkins
A reformed jewel thief helps detectives track down a criminal.
Meet the Girls (1938) as Customer
Born to Be Wild (1938) as Davis
The Chaser (1938) as Simon Kelly
Love trips up an ambulance-chasing lawyer.
Strange Faces (1938) as Hammond
The Last Express (1938) as Mr. [Howard] Hewitt
Billy the Kid Returns (1938) as Page
After Pat Garrett kills Billy the Kid, Billy's look-alike Roy Rogers arrives and is mistaken for him. Although a murderer, Billy was on the side of the homesteaders against the large ranchers. As Billy's death is unknown, Roy gets Garrett to let him pose as Billy to continue the fight, but without the killing.
A Family Affair (1937) as J. Carroll Nichols
In the first Hardy Family film, a small-town judge fights for re-election while dealing with family problems.
I Promise to Pay (1937) as Cigar clerk
A man goes to a loan shark to finance his family''''s vacation.
Saratoga (1937) as Auctioneer
A horse breeder''''s daughter falls for a bookie.
The Devil Is Driving (1937) as Hale
Jim Hanvey, Detective (1937) as Editor
45 Fathers (1937) as Producer
Hot Water (1937) as Speaker
Live, Love and Learn (1937) as Apartment house manager
A bohemian artist and a society girl try to adjust to marriage.
Under Suspicion (1937) as Mr. Walters
When auto magnate Robert Bailey (Jack Holt) announces he is going to retire and turn his plant over to the employees he incurs the enmity of K.Y. Mitchell (Granville Bates), a large stockholder in the company; Carey MacGregor (Morgan Wallace), head of a parts manufacturing company that depends on Bailey Motors for most of its business; Logan Walters (Robert Emmett Keane), general manager of the business and his social-climbing wife Laura (Margaret Irving); and Mary Brookhart (Katherine DeMille), a predatory widow who is also a large stockholder and in love with Bailey. Bailey announces he is flying to his mountain retreat for a vacation and to complete the transfer of his interests to the employees. On the way to the airport, Bailey's car is side-swiped and his private plane cracks up before leaving the ground. Bailey is injured and his taken home, and narrowly escapes death when a bullet is fired through his bedroom window, He hires noted detective Frank Rogers (Purnell Pratt) to investigate. Mitchell, MacGregor, Walters, Mary and Bailey's ne'er-do-well nephew, Ralph (Maurice Murphy) are all suspected by the detective. In a scheme to make the guilty party show his hand, Bailey, his attorney Nelson Dudley (Craig Reynolds) and Rogers decide to invite the suspects to a week-end party at Bailey's lodge. The nephew brings an uninvited guest, Doris (Rosalind Keith). A dummy decoy is placed in Bailey's bed and another detective placed on watch. The next morning, the operative is found dead from a bullet fired through the window. On Dudley's advice, Bailey and Rogers agree to keep the killing secret. Another detective, accompanied by Dudley, takes the body to town, and later this detective is found dead. MacGregor returns from a hunting trip and tells Bailey and Rogers he knows the name of the guilty party but, just as he about to reveal the name, he is shot from outside. Though MacGregor is not killed, Rogers announces that he is dead. Rogers calls a midnight meeting of all the guests and Bailey, noting that Dudley is missing, starts a search of the house. He is attacked in the cellar, but subdues his assailant.
Man of the People (1937) as Murphy
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
Grand Jury (1936) as Walters
A small town man mounts a civic crusade to bring a local gang of racketeers to justice.
The Captain's Kid (1936) as Bridges
A sea captain has to live up to his tall tales when he''''s attacked by gangsters.
Forgotten Faces (1936) as Fields
In London, August 1914, Austrian star Elsa Duranyi (Gertrude Michael) and English matinee idol Alan Barclay (Herbert Marshall) are in love and plan an immediate marriage. But the War comes and Elsa mysteriously disappears. Alan's ease in speaking German results in his appointment to the British Intelligence and, to aid his use as a spy, they announce he was killed in action. He takes the name and personality of "shell-shocked" Hans Teller, a German prisoner, and is sent into Germany on an exchange of prisoners. Elsa, now a spy in the service of the Fatherland, is in Monte Carlo, where Allied officers on leave can be tempted into revealing war secrets. In Germany, Alan, posing as Teller, is listed as unfit for service, contacts Carl Schrottle (Rod LaRocque), another British agent. They are to locate the German "Big Bertha," the long-range gun bombarding Paris. They are successful and the gun is destroyed. Elsa is recalled and given the assignment of locating the British spy organization and its members. Through her surveillance of Carl, she meets Hans Teller and recognizes him as Alan, but doesn't let on. Alone, she agrees to flee to Holland with him but her superior officer, Ludwig (Lionel Atwill), is not fooled and is in pursuit.
Jailbreak (1936) as City editor
A reporter gets himself sent to prison so he can solve a murder behind bars.
Panic on the Air (1936) as Cillani
A sports announcer takes on kidnappers.
The Big Noise (1936) as Aldrich
A meek businessman turns hero when he refuses to pay the mob for protection.
Brides Are Like That (1936) as Jones
A young man uses flattery to beat out a romantic rival.
Beware of Ladies (1936) as Charles Collins
Freshman Love (1936) as Announcer
A college coach uses a beautiful blonde to woo athletes into joining his team.
Hot Money (1936) as Professor Kimberly
Salesman develops fake stock plan in new invention before it's finished.
Down the Stretch (1936) as Nick
A disgraced jockey's son fights to clear the family name.
Mad Love (1935) as Drunk
A mad doctor grafts the hands of a murderer on to a concert pianist's wrists.
Enlighten Thy Daughter (1934) as Dr. Palmer
Men Call It Love (1931) as Joe [Robinson]
A man leaves his mistress to court a happily married woman.
Laugh and Get Rich (1931) as Phelps
A man drives his family wild with get-rich-quick schemes.
Captain Thunder (1930) as Don Miguel Salazar
A Mexican bandit kidnaps a wedding party.

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Gossip (1929)

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