Porter Hall


Actor
Porter Hall

Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Return to Treasure Island (1954)
Maximillian Harris [also known as Clive Stone]
Vice Squad (1953)
Jack Hartrampf
Pony Express (1953)
Jim Bridger
Holiday for Sinners (1952)
Louie
The Half-Breed (1952)
Kraemer
Carbine Williams (1952)
Sam Markley
Ace in the Hole (1951)
Jacob Q. Boot
Intruder in the Dust (1950)
Nub Gowrie
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949)
Judge [Alfalfa J.] O'Toole
You Gotta Stay Happy (1949)
Mr. Caslon [alias of Mr. Chalmers]
That Wonderful Urge (1949)
Attorney Ketchell
Chicken Every Sunday (1949)
Sam Howell
Unconquered (1947)
Leach
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Mr. Sawyer
Singapore (1947)
Mr. Bellows
Murder, He Says (1945)
Mr. Johnson
Blood on the Sun (1945)
Arthur Bickett
Kiss and Tell (1945)
Mr. Franklin
Bring on the Girls (1945)
Dr. Efrington
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)
Stevens
Double Indemnity (1944)
Mr. Jackson
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
Justice of the peace
The Mark of the Whistler (1944)
Joe Sorsby
Standing Room Only (1944)
Hugo Farenhall
Going My Way (1944)
Mr. Belknap
The Great Moment (1944)
President Franklin Pierce
A Stranger in Town (1943)
[Judge] Austin Harkley
The Woman of the Town (1943)
Dog Kelley
The Desperadoes (1943)
Banker [Stanley] Clanton
The Remarkable Andrew (1942)
Chief Clerk Art Slocumb
Butch Minds the Baby (1942)
Brandy Smith
Sullivan's Travels (1942)
Mr. Hadrian
Mr. & Mrs. North (1942)
George Heyler
The Parson of Panamint (1941)
Jonathon Randall
Arizona (1940)
Lazarus Wardrobe
His Girl Friday (1940)
Murphy
Trail of the Vigilantes (1940)
Sheriff Korley
Dark Command (1940)
Angus McCloud
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Senator Monroe
Grand Jury Secrets (1939)
Anthony Pelton
They Shall Have Music (1939)
Flower
Henry Goes Arizona (1939)
Edward Walsh
King of Alcatraz (1938)
Matthew Talbot
Scandal Street (1938)
James Wilson
Tom Sawyer, Detective (1938)
Uncle Silas
Stolen Heaven (1938)
Von
Prison Farm (1938)
Chiston R. Bradby
Men with Wings (1938)
Hiram F. Jenkins
Bulldog Drummond's Peril (1938)
Dr. [Max] Botulian
The Arkansas Traveler (1938)
Mayor Homer Daniels
Dangerous to Know (1938)
Mayor Bradley
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
Harvey Chase
Bulldog Drummond Escapes (1937)
[Norman] Merridew
This Way Please (1937)
S. J. Crawford
True Confession (1937)
Prosecutor
Wild Money (1937)
Bill Court
King of Gamblers (1937)
George Kramer
The Plainsman (1937)
Jack McCall
Hotel Haywire (1937)
Judge [Sterling] Newhall
Souls at Sea (1937)
Court prosecutor
Wells Fargo (1937)
James Oliver
Let's Make a Million (1936)
Gordon Spencer
And Sudden Death (1936)
District Attorney
The General Died at Dawn (1936)
Peter Perrie
Snowed Under (1936)
Arthur Leyton
The Petrified Forest (1936)
Jason Maple
Princess Comes Across (1936)
[Robert M.] Darcy
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)
Dr. Rossingnol
Satan Met a Lady (1936)
Ames
Too Many Parents (1936)
Mr. Saunders
The Case of the Lucky Legs (1935)
Bradbury
Murder in the Private Car (1934)
[Alden] Murray
The Thin Man (1934)
MacCaulay

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Ace In The Hole (1951) - Pretty Albuquerque Hard-luck big city newsman Tatum (Kirk Douglas) has rolled into Albuquerque, because his car broke down, introducing himself to local editor Boot (Porter Hall) with a proposition, opening Billy Wilder's Ace In The Hole, 1951.
Story Of Louis Pasteur, The (1936) - A Victim Of Your Bigotry Paris, 1860, summoned to the court of emperor Napoleon III (Walter Kingsford) in recognition for earlier feats, chemist Paul Muni (title character) rants about germs, irritating physician Charbonnet (Fritz Leiber) and gets blamed (by Porter Hall) for a murder committed by a civilian who supported his theories, then is consoled by Martel (Donald Woods), in The Story Of Louis Pasteur, 1936.
Satan Met A Lady (1936) - I Thought You Were Sleeping Back in town enjoying banter with the secretary Murgatroyd (Marie Wilson) of his long-ago partner Ames (Porter Hall), Shane (Warren William) acts gallant for new client Bette Davis as Miss Purvis (the Mary Astor role in the landmark 1941 version of Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon), not apparently realizing she’s been watching him, in Satan Met A Lady, 1936.
His Girl Friday (1940) - The Real Red Menace In the press room at the courthouse, Howard Hawks directs the guys from Ben Hecht’s original play (Roscoe Karns as McCue, Porter Hall as Murphy, Ernest Truex as Roy, Cliff Edwards as Endicott, Frank Jenks as Wilson), and Roz Russell convincing as the title character, their pal Hildy, informing them she’s done, in His Girl Friday, 1940.
Arizona (1940) - Do What The Lady Says Tough Phoebe Titus (Jean Arthur), known to be the only woman in the territory, demands some justice from Ward (Porter Hall) and his men Timmins and Longstreet (Sid Saylor and Wade Crosby), with an assist from new-in-town Muncie (William Holden) in Wesley Ruggles' Arizona, 1940.
Make Way For Tomorrow (1937) - There's A Bank For You Introducing the cast and circumstance, George (Thomas Mitchell) joins mother (Beulah Bondi), father (Victor Moore) sisters (Minna Gombell, Elisabeth Risdon) and brother (Ray Mayer), opening Leo McCarey's Make Way For Tomorrow, 1937.
Sullivan's Travels (1942) - O Brother, Where Art Thou? Sullivan (Joel McCrea) is reunited with "The Girl" (Veronica Lake) and his staff, and reconsiders filming "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," in the final scene from Preston Sturges' Sullivan's Travels, 1942.
Going My Way (1944) - Substitute Right Fielder Sauntering into his new New York City parish, Father O'Malley (Bing Crosby) meets neighborhood kids and atheist Belknap (Porter Hall), early in Leo McCarey's Going My Way, 1944.
Sullivan's Travels (1942) - With A Little Sex Joel McCrea (as Sullivan), Robert Warwick (as LeBrand) and Porter Hall (as Hadrian) emerge from a screening for the dazzling single-take first scene from Preston Sturges' Depression comedy Sullivan's Travels 1942.
Souls At Sea (1937) - Such Unmitigated Atrocity Director Henry Hathaway’s opening, George Zucco, whom we’ll learn is a British agent, Porter Hall as the prosecutor, Gary Cooper in the dock, Frances Dee a complainant, but there’s more to it, in Souls At Sea, 1937, based on the of historic wreck of the William Brown.
Bulldog Drummond Escapes (1937) - Spirit Of The Night Racing toward Scotland Yard, Ray Milland (title character) is surprised by a pedestrian (Heather Angel) then a guy sinking in a bog, not meeting a band of nasties (led by Porter Hall), found by his butler Tenny (E.E. Clive), in the Paramount serial Bulldog Drummond Esapes, 1937.
Week-end At The Waldorf (1945) - Honeymoon Couple Robert Benchley narrates, a couple (Cora Sue Collins, Michael Kirby) arrives, and Jessup (Samuel S. Hinds) rejects slippery Edley (Edward Arnold), just opening MGM's relocated and modified remake of Grand Hotel, Week-End At The Waldorf, 1944, starring Ginger Rogers and Lana Turner.

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