Frank Davis


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Lord Jeff (1938) -- (Movie Clip) We Carry Our Own Kit Exposed fake Lord Geoffrey (Freddie Bartholomew) and pals Baker, Thrums and Potter (Terry Kilburn, Walter Tetley and Peter Lawford age maybe 15, on harmonica) arrive at Russell-Cotes Nautical Academy, Jelks (Herbert Mundin) introducing Captain Briggs (Charles Coburn), in MGM's Lord Jeff, 1938.
Lord Jeff (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Any Major Infractions Captain Briggs (Charles Coburn), head of the Russell-Cotes naval academy, addresses the boys with good news, then chats with Terry O'Mulvaney (Mickey Rooney), then new boy Geoffrey (Freddie Bartholomew), about an earlier incident, in MGM's Lord Jeff, 1938.
Springfield Rifle (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Form Up At The Rear! First scene for Gary Cooper as union Major Lex Kearney, not gung-ho about chasing Confederate horse thieves in the Colorado Rockies, Tennick (Philip Carey) objecting, Snow (Guinn "Big Boy" Williams) obeying, early in Springfield Rifle, 1952.
Tree Grows in Brooklyn, A (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Opening, For Childhood Katie (Dorothy McGuire), Francie (Peggy Ann Garner) and Keeley (Ted Donaldson) Nolan are introduced immediately after the opening credits in Elia Kazan's debut feature, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 1945.
Tree Grows in Brooklyn, A (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Aunt Sissy Joan Blondell in her rousing first appearance as "Aunt Sissy" drops in on Katie (Dorothy McGuire), Francie (Peggy Ann Garner) and Keeley (Ted Donaldson) Nolan in Elia Kazan's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 1945.
Woman On The Beach, The -- (Movie Clip) Afraid Of Ghosts Fresh from a visit to his sensible fiancee', Coast Guardsman Burnett (Robert Ryan) meets mysterious beachcomber Peggy (Joan Bennett), early in director Jean Renoir's The Woman On The Beach, 1947.
Springfield Rifle (1952) -- (Movie Clip) You've Given Enough Court-martialed Union major Kearney (Gary Cooper) getting snarky with ex-colleagues (Paul Kelly, Lon Chaney Jr., Philip Carey) at a horse sale, then surprised when wife Erin (Phyllis Thaxter) arrives with news of their son, in Springfield Rifle, 1952.
Jazz Singer, The (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Who Sent For You? Just back from Korea, veteran Jerry (Toledo, Ohio native Danny Thomas) summoned to the mic at a Philadelphia night club, early in Warner Bros.' updated version of The Jazz Singer, 1953.
Indian Fighter, The -- (Movie Clip) Big Mouth Tail end of the credits and vaguely provocative introduction of Onahti (Elsa Martinelli in her Hollywood debut), Johnny Hawks (Kirk Douglas) meets Grey Wolf (Harry Landers) and Red Cloud (Eduard Franz), in The Indian Fighter, 1955.