Ray Collins


Ray Collins

Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

I'll Give My Life (1961)
John Bradford
Touch of Evil (1958)
Adair
Spoilers of the Forest (1957)
Eric Warren
Never Say Goodbye (1956)
Dr. Bailey
The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956)
Alfred Metcalfe
The Desperate Hours (1955)
Sheriff Masters
Texas Lady (1955)
Micah Ralston
Athena (1954)
Mr. Tremaine
Bad for Each Other (1954)
Dan Reasonover
Rose Marie (1954)
Inspector Appleby
The Desert Song (1953)
Gen. Birabeau
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation (1953)
Jonathan Parker
Column South (1953)
Brig. Gen. [B. N.] Storey [Stone]
The Kid from Left Field (1953)
Fred F. Whacker
Young Man With Ideas (1952)
Edmund Jethrow
Dreamboat (1952)
Timothy Stone
Invitation (1952)
Dr. Warren Pritchard
I Want You (1951)
Judge Turner
You're in the Navy Now (1951)
Rear Adm. L. E. Tennant
Vengeance Valley (1951)
Arch Strobie
Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm (1951)
Jonathan Parker
The Racket (1951)
Mortimer X. Welsh
Reunion in Reno (1951)
Judge Thomas Kneeland
Paid in Full (1950)
Dr. Fredericks
The Reformer and the Redhead (1950)
Commodore John Balwind Parker
Francis (1950)
Colonel Hooker
Kill the Umpire (1950)
Jonah Evans
Summer Stock (1950)
Jasper G. Wingait
Free for All (1949)
Mr. [A. B.] Blair
Red Stallion in the Rockies (1949)
Matthew Simpson
Hideout (1949)
Arthur Burdette, also known as Philip J. Fogarty
It Happens Every Spring (1949)
Professor Greenleaf
The Fountainhead (1949)
Enright
The Heiress (1949)
Jefferson Almond
Command Decision (1949)
Major Desmond Lansing
The Senator Was Indiscreet (1948)
[Fred] Houlihan
Homecoming (1948)
Lt. Col. Avery Silver
A Double Life (1948)
Victor Donlan
For the Love of Mary (1948)
Harvey Elwood
The Man from Colorado (1948)
Big Editor Carter
Good Sam (1948)
Reverend Daniels
The Red Stallion (1947)
Barton
The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer (1947)
[Dr. Matt] Beemish
The Swordsman (1947)
Mac-Ian MacArden
A Night in Paradise (1946)
Leonides
Badman's Territory (1946)
Colonel Farewell
Up Goes Maisie (1946)
Mr. [Floyd] Hendrickson
Boys' Ranch (1946)
David Banton
Miss Susie Slagle's (1946)
Dr. Elijah Howe
Crack-Up (1946)
Dr. Lowell
Three Wise Fools (1946)
Judge Watson
Leave Her to Heaven (1946)
Glen Robie
The Return of Monte Cristo (1946)
Emil Blanchard
Two Years Before the Mast (1946)
Mr. Gordon Stewart
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Mr. Milton
The Hidden Eye (1945)
Phillip Treadway
Roughly Speaking (1945)
Mr. Randall
Madame Curie (1944)
Lecturer's voice
The Hitler Gang (1944)
Cardinal Faulhaber
See Here, Private Hargrove (1944)
Brodie S. Griffith
The Eve of St. Mark (1944)
Deckman West
Can't Help Singing (1944)
Senator [Martin] Frost
The Seventh Cross (1944)
[Ernst] Wallau
Barbary Coast Gent (1944)
Johnny Adair
Salute to the Marines (1943)
Colonel Mason
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943)
Grover Kendall
Crime Doctor (1943)
Dr. John Carey
The Human Comedy (1943)
Mr. [Matthew] Macauley
Slightly Dangerous (1943)
Snodgrass
Commandos Strike At Dawn (1942)
Bergesen
Highways by Night (1942)
Uncle Ben
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
Jack [Amberson]
The Navy Comes Through (1942)
Captain McCall
The Big Street (1942)
Professor B
Commandos Strike at Dawn (To Be Deleted) (1942)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Jim W. Gettys

Producer (Feature Film)

The People's Choice (1946)
Producer

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Detour to Danger (1946)
Production Manager
Jeep Herders (1945)
Production Manager

Cast (Special)

Twentieth Century (1956)
Oliver Webb
Real George (1956)
Mr Tutwiler
Miracle on 34th Street (1955)
Judge Harper

Cast (Short)

Main Street Today (1944)
The Trans-Atlantic Mystery (1932)
Words & Music (1931)
One Way Out (1930)

Life Events

Photo Collections

Crack-Up - Lobby Card Set
Here is a set of Lobby Cards from RKO's Crack-Up (1946), starring Pat O'Brien and Claire Trevor. 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.
For the Love of Mary - Scene Stills
Here are several scene stills from Universal Pictures' For the Love of Mary (1948), starring Deanna Durbin,

Videos

Movie Clip

Crack-Up (1946) - Got Hold Of A Bad Blend Opening sequence in which crazed Steele (Pat O'Brien) busts into the museum and tangles with a statue, a cop (Edward Gargan) and, indirectly, the chairman (Erskine Sanford), in Crack-Up, directed by Irving Reis.
Bad For Each Other (1954) - I Saw Him First Just home army doctor Tom (Charlton Heston) is in a hurry to clear the name of his brother who died in a mining incident, Lizabeth Scott "Helen," the hostess and daughter of mine owner Reasonover (Ray Collins), with Lydia Clarke, Heston's wife, the woozy guest, in Bad For Each Other, 1954.
Human Comedy, The (1943) - I Have Been Dead For Two Years Ray Collins appears as the posthumous McCauley, hewing close to the William Saroyan novel, then Jack Jenkins as his youngest son Ulysses, then Fay Bainter, his widowed mom, artful touches in director Clarence Brown’s opening, in the film said to have been MGM boss Louis B. Mayer’s favorite, The Human Comedy, 1943.
Reformer And The Redhead, The (1950) - Man Against Beast Opening from co-writers, directors and producers Norman Panama and Melvin Frank, fat cat Parker (Ray Collins) and daughter (Kathleen Freeman) pontificate while zoologist Kathleen (June Allyson) hurries to support her fired zoo director father (Cecil Kellaway), in The Reformer And The Redhead, 1950.
Magnificent Ambersons, The (1942) - Your Devilish Machines Major Amberson (Richard Bennett) leads the dinner conversation in which the affronted George (Tim Holt) insults automobile entrepeneur Eugene Morgan (Joseph Cotten) in Orson Welles' The Magnificent Ambersons, 1942.
Touch Of Evil (1958) - Fun Is Only Beginning Crooked U.S. Lawmen (Ray Collins, Harry Shannon, Mort Mills) visiting Mexican cop Vargas (Charlton Heston), with his famous sprint upstairs, then shifting to his wife Susan (Janet Leigh) at the motel, Mercedes McCambridge leading her tormenters, in Orson Welles' Touch Of Evil, 1958.
Touch Of Evil (1958) - So Old It's New After the bombing, border sheriff Hank Quinlan (star and director Orson Welles) in a Mexican night club, a hello from Zsa-Zsa Gabor, then the memorable introduction of Marlene Dietrich (as "Tana") in Touch Of Evil, 1958.
Young Man With Ideas (1952) - Watch Yourself Toots Under-appreciated Montana law firm underling Max (Glenn Ford) and wife Julie (Ruth Roman) commit social errors at a company dinner, Jethrow (Ray Collins) their host, in Mitchell Leisen's Young Man With Ideas 1952.
Bachelor And The Bobby Soxer, The (1947) - Life Has No Meaning Nugent (Cary Grant), wrongly jailed for corrupting teen Susan (Shirley Temple), is visited in jail by psychologist Beemish (Ray Collins), who then appeals to Judge Turner (Myrna Loy), elder sister of the victim, in The Bachelor And The Bobby Soxer, 1947.
Leave Her To Heaven (1946) - Ellen Always Wins Vacationing in New Mexico, author Richard (Cornel Wilde) encounters fellow lodge guest Ruth (Jeanne Crain), then her sister Ellen (Gene Tierney), who confides a change in her status, then host Glen (Ray Collins), in Leave Her To Heaven, 1946.
Leave Her To Heaven (1946) - They Met On The Train At the lake in Maine, Glen (Ray Collins) initiates the elaborate flashback, in which author Richard (Cornel Wilde), introduced in the opening, meets dazzling reader Ellen (Gene Tierney), early in John M. Stahl's Leave Her To Heaven, 1946.
Man From Colorado, The (1948) - Miner's Law New judge and ex-colonel Devereaux (Glenn Ford), his pal, new marshal and ex-captain Stewart (William Holden) attending, hears claims by soldiers turned-miners (Jerome Courtland, James Bush et al) against fat cat Carter (Ray Collins), in The Man From Colorado, 1948, from a Borden Chase story.

Bibliography