Steve Brodie


Actor
Steve Brodie

About

Also Known As
John Stevens
Birth Place
Eldorado, Kansas, USA
Born
November 21, 1919
Died
January 09, 1992
Cause of Death
Cancer

Biography

Rugged leading man of B Westerns and supporting player in numerous films who worked with some of Hollywood's most celebrated genre directors--Anthony Mann, Samuel Fuller, Mark Robson, and Jacques Tourneur. Brodie also appeared in several social problem pictures such as "Crossfire" (1947) and "Home of the Brave" (1949)....

Photos & Videos

Armored Car Robbery - Lobby Card
Desperate - Lobby Card Set
The Giant Spider Invasion - Movie Poster

Family & Companions

Virginia Brodie
Wife

Biography

Rugged leading man of B Westerns and supporting player in numerous films who worked with some of Hollywood's most celebrated genre directors--Anthony Mann, Samuel Fuller, Mark Robson, and Jacques Tourneur. Brodie also appeared in several social problem pictures such as "Crossfire" (1947) and "Home of the Brave" (1949).

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone (1994)
Delta Pi (1985)
Handgun (1982)
The Wizard of Speed and Time (1980)
The Giant Spider Invasion (1975)
The Cycle Savages (1969)
Police detectives
Roustabout (1964)
Fred
Bullet for Billy the Kid (1963)
Of Love and Desire (1963)
Bill Maxton
A Girl Named Tamiko (1962)
James Hatten
Blue Hawaii (1961)
Mr. Garvey
Three Came to Kill (1960)
Dave Harris
Here Come the Jets (1959)
James Logan
Arson for Hire (1959)
Johnny Broderick
Sierra Baron (1958)
Rufus Bynum
Spy in the Sky! (1958)
[Victor] Cabot
Under Fire (1957)
Capt. Linn
Gun Duel in Durango (1957)
[Jake] Dunsten
The Crooked Circle (1957)
Ken Cooper
The Cruel Tower (1956)
Casey
The Far Country (1955)
Ives
Sea of Lost Ships (1954)
Lt. Rogers
The Caine Mutiny (1954)
Chief Budge
The Charge at Feather River (1953)
Ryan
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
Sgt. Loomis
White Lightning (1953)
Jack Monohan
Donovan's Brain (1953)
Herbie Yocum
3 for Bedroom C (1952)
Conde Marlow
Bal Tabarin (1952)
Joe Goheen
The Story of Will Rogers (1952)
Dave Marshall
Lady in the Iron Mask (1952)
Athos
Army Bound (1952)
Matt Hall
M (1951)
Lt. Becker
The Steel Helmet (1951)
Lt. Driscoll
Only the Valiant (1951)
Onstot
Fighting Coast Guard (1951)
Red Toon
The Sword of Monte Cristo (1951)
Sgt. Pichon
Two Dollar Bettor (1951)
Rick Bowers
Joe Palooka in Triple Cross (1951)
Dutch
Winchester '73 (1950)
Wesley
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950)
Jinx Raynor
The Great Plane Robbery (1950)
Murray
The Admiral Was a Lady (1950)
Mike
It's a Small World (1950)
Charlie
Armored Car Robbery (1950)
Al Mapes
Massacre River (1949)
Burke Kimber
The Big Wheel (1949)
Happy Lee
Home of the Brave (1949)
[Corporal] T. J. [Everett]
I Cheated the Law! (1949)
Frank Bricolle
Rose of the Yukon (1949)
Maj. Geoffrey Barnett
Treasure of Monte Cristo (1949)
Earl Jackson
Brothers in the Saddle (1949)
Steve Taylor
Tough Assignment (1949)
Morgan
Rustlers (1949)
Wheeler
Station West (1948)
[Lieutenant] Stellman
Return of the Bad Men (1948)
Cole Younger
Bodyguard (1948)
Fenton
Guns of Hate (1948)
Morgan
The Arizona Ranger (1948)
Quirt Butler
Crossfire (1947)
Floyd [Bowers]
Out of the Past (1947)
[Jack] Fisher
Desperate (1947)
Steve Randall
Thunder Mountain (1947)
Chick Jorth
Code of the West (1947)
Saunders
A Walk in the Sun (1946)
Judson
Young Widow (1946)
Willie
Sunset Pass (1946)
Slagle
Criminal Court (1946)
Frankie [Wright]
The Falcon's Adventure (1946)
Benny
Badman's Territory (1946)
Bob [Dalton]
Anchors Aweigh (1945)
Soldier
The Crimson Canary (1945)
Hillary
This Man's Navy (1945)
Tim [Joseph Aloisyius] Shannon
It's in the Bag! (1945)
Usher
Ladies Courageous (1944)
Tower man
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
M.P.
Follow the Boys (1944)
Australian pilot

Cast (Special)

Maggie Malone (1959)
Pete; Maggie'S Partner

Life Events

1944

Appeared in "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo", a popular WWII film written by Dalton Trumbo and directed by Mervyn LeRoy

1945

Appeared in "A Walk in the Sun", a humanistic WWII film with a screenplay by Robert Rossen and directed by Lewis Milestone

1947

Featured in "Crossfire", the groundbreaking noir social problem picture dealing with anti-Semetism directed by Edward Dmytryk

1947

Appeared in "Out of the Past", the classic film noir directed by Jacques Tourneur

1949

Featured in "Home of the Brave", a social problem WWII film dealing with racism directed by Mark Robson

1950

Appeared in "Winchester '73" the landmark Western directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart

1951

Featured in "The Steel Helmet", a WWII film with a cult following directed by Samuel Fuller

1961

Appeared in "Blue Hawaii", an Elvis Presley vehicle

Photo Collections

Armored Car Robbery - Lobby Card
Here is a Lobby Card from RKO's Armored Car Robbery (1950). Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.
Desperate - Lobby Card Set
Here is a set of Lobby Cards from Desperate (1947), starring Steve Brodie and Audrey Long and directed by Anthony Mann. Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.
The Giant Spider Invasion - Movie Poster
Here is the American one-sheet movie poster for The Giant Spider Invasion (1975). One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.

Videos

Movie Clip

Station West (1948) - He Picks A Good Fight Emerging from an Arizona saloon, sometime after a military gold robbery, Dick Powell, who’s still pretty much a stranger to us, follows a soldier (Steve Brodie) with whom he argued, when some neat exposition introduces Agnes Moorehead as Mrs. Caslon, and Tom Powers as Capt. Iles, in Station West, 1948.
Station West (1948) - I Like The Way You Sing Casing the saloon in the Arizona town where he’s arrived after the death of two soldiers in a gold shipment robbery, Dick Powell, whose name we haven’t learned, observes the almost implausibly attractive singer (Jane Greer), then meets a testy Army man (Steve Brodie) and a barkeep (John Doucette), in Station West, 1948.
Desperate (1947) - We Were Gonna Celebrate Two consecutive high points for Audrey Long as innocent Ann, expecting to celebrate her four-month anniversary with war-hero truck-driver husband Steve (Steve Brodie), who was an unwilling participant in a robbery gone wrong, now on the run, early in director Anthony Mann’s Desperate, 1947.
Desperate (1947) - Some Junk For The County Fair The kindly sheriff who was about to take fugitives Steve and Ann (Steve Brodie, Audrey Long) into custody conveniently crashed into a tree, so they move on to their next conveyance, and a famous shot from director Anthony Mann with George E. Diskant’s camera, headed for her family farm, in Desperate, 1947.
Desperate (1947) - It's An Easy Job Ann (Audrey Long) with neighbor (Carol Forman) considers telling trucker husband Steve (Steve Brodie) she's pregnant, he arrives, calls Reynolds (William Challeee), secretly representing thug Walt (Raymond Burr), early in Anthony Mann's Desperate, 1947.
Armored Car Robbery (1950) - When You Kill A Cop Cops Cordell (Charles McGraw) and Ryan (Don McGuire) are just settling in to watch the stripper and gang moll they plan to interview, when Mapes (Steve Brodie), from the heist gang shows up, bare knuckle interrogation following, in Richard Fleischer's Armored Car Robbery, 1950.
Winchester '73 - Meant To Kill A White Woman Mean scenes for supporting players, Dutch Henry (Stephen McNally) with sidekicks (Steve Brodie, James Millican) and stolen rifle meets storekeeper Riker (John Alexander) and savvy Indian trader Lamont (John McIntire), in Anthony Mann's Winchester '73, starring James Stewart.
Roustabout (1964) - Poison Ivy League Fred "the pitcher" (Steve Brodie) introduces Charlie Rogers (Elvis Presley) to sing "Poison Ivy League" by Bill Giant, Florence Kaye and Bernie Baum for the college crowd in Roustabout, 1964.
Far Country, The (1955) - Nobody Can Tell Her Anything James Stewart as Webster, cattle man from Wyoming, with partner Walter Brennan, tangles with Ronda Castle (Ruth Roman, backed up by Steve Brodie), who’s hired him drive supplies to the gold strike in the Alaskan interior, explaining afterwards to the admiring Renee (Corinne Calvet), in The Far Country, 1955, from director Anthony Mann.
Home Of The Brave (1949) - Human Coyote Continuing the flashbacks detailing events leading to the mental breakdown of army surveyor Moss (James Edwards), we join him with TJ (Steve Brodie), cartographer Finch (Lloyd Bridges) and Mingo (Frank Lovejoy) on their secret mission on a Japanese-occupied island in WWII, in Home Of The Brave, 1949.
Steel Helmet, The (1951) - The Korean National Anthem Awaiting relief in a Buddhist temple in Korea, grizzled sergeant Zack (Gene Evans) saves nervous Driscoll (Steve Brodie) with help from Tankaka (Richard Loo) then reveals a musical trick he's played on his war-orphan sidekick "Short Round" (William Chun), in Samuel Fuller's The Steel Helmet, 1951.
Steel Helmet, The (1951) - Okay You Ballerinas! With Thompson (James Edwards) guarding "Short Round" (William Chun), sergeant Zack (Gene Evans), having rescued the platoon (Steve Brodie, Robert Hutton, Richard Loo, Richard Monahan et al) he just met from snipers in Korea, agrees to escort them to a jungle temple, in Samuel Fuller's The Steel Helmet, 1951.

Trailer

Winchester '73 - (Re-issue Trailer) A man (James Stewart) combs the West in search of his stolen rifle. Co-starring Shelley Winters. Directed by Anthony Mann.
Blue Hawaii - (Original Trailer) A playboy (Elvis Presley) returns from the Army to the shores of Blue Hawaii (1961). Co-starring Angela Lansbury.
Charge at Feather River, The - (textless trailer) A platoon of army misfits tries to rescue two women kidnapped by Indians in The Charge at Feather River (1953).
Beast From 20,000 Fathoms, The - (Original Trailer) A nuclear blast in the Arctic awakens The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953).
Far Country, The -- (Original Trailer) Two cowboys on the road to Alaska help a wagon train in trouble in Anthony Mann's The Far Country (1955) starring James Stewart.
Bodyguard (1948) - (Original Trailer) Lawrence Tierney (Resevoir Dogs) is a cop on suspension framed for murder in the film noir thriller Bodyguard (1948).
This Man's Navy - (Original Trailer) The director of Wings (1927), William Wellman, turns his attention to dirigibles in This Man's Navy (1945) starring Wallace Beery.
Crossfire - (Original Trailer) When a Jewish man is murdered, a homicide detective suspects a hate crime in Crossfire (1947) starring Robert Ryan in one of his best performances.
Return Of The Badmen - (Original Trailer) It's Randolph Scott against every outlaw in the West in Return Of The Bad Men (1948).
Badman's Territory - (Re-issue Trailer) A sheriff and a newspaperwoman take on a band of outlaws in the Oklahoma panhandle in Badman's Territory (1946), starring Randolph Scott.

Companions

Virginia Brodie
Wife

Bibliography