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Cast (feature film)

The Buccaneer (1959) as Soldier
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Alias Jesse James (1959) as James gang member
An insurance agent lands in hot water when people mistake him for the infamous western outlaw.
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) as Bartender
Dramatization of the legendary battle between Wyatt Earp and the Clanton Gang.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Elder of Joseph
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
The Leather Saint (1956) as Fisherman
Episcopalian minister Gil Allen (John Derek) keeps up his college days interest in boxing by working out at a gym run by his friend, Tom Kelley (Richard Shannon.) Gil declines when fight manager Gus McAuliffe (Paul Douglas) offers to get him some bouts but, spurred by the need for a new iron lung and a swimming pool in his community, Gil takes on a fight, without disclosing his true profession, and knocks out his opponent with one punch. This impresses Pearl Gorman (Jody Lawrence), girl friend of fight promoter Tony Lorenzo (Cesar Romero.) Pearl was a promising singer until her fiance, a boxer, died in the ring but is now on the bottle. She drinks more heavily when Gil ignores her. Gil is about to quit boxing but when Father Ritchie (Ernest Truex) informs him that a down payment has already been made on the iron lung, he continues. He explains his winnings from his fights to Father Ritchie as donations from a friend in the leather business. Pearl learns his true identity and, through his influence, quits drinking. Gil one-punches his way to enough wins to pay off the iron lung and build a swimming pool for the Boys Club---girls couldn't swim in 1956---and the only surprise in this overdose of sweetness is that Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald didn't show up for the swimming pool dedication.
Hot Blood (1956) as
A gypsy''''s brother tricks him into marrying a tempestuous beauty.
Prince of Players (1955) as Drunk
Acclaimed tragic actor Edwin Booth struggles to rebuild his career after his brother assassinates President Lincoln.
Wyoming Renegades (1955) as Shotgun
Phil Carey, Gene Evans, Martha Hyer, William Bishop, Douglas Kennedy, Don Beddoe. Butch Cassidy tries to enlist former outlaw Phil Carey in his lawless gang but is thwarted by Carey''s fiancee (Martha Hyer) and her task force of women sharpshooters. One of the minor villains is Aaron Spelling, who in 1960 was to launch himself to fame as the producer of Zane Grey Theatre and later as the idea man behind "Charlie''s Angels".
Many Rivers to Cross (1955) as Member of punishment party
A pioneer woman sets her sights on a trapper.
The Scarlet Coat (1955) as Executioner
An American officer goes undercover to unmask a Revolutionary War traitor.
Kismet (1955) as Policeman
In this Arabian Nights musical, the "king of the beggars" infiltrates high society when his daughter is wooed by a handsome prince.
Red Garters (1954) as Militia captain
A musical about a man, Jason Carberry, who rides into a frontier town looking for his brother's killer, but is surprised to find everyone in the town is celebrating his kin's death and, for that matter, gunplay in general. He eventually discovers the murderer and each man swears to shoot down the other in a gunfight. However, their girlfriends team up to put an end to the bloodshed.
Powder River (1953) as Lame Jack Banner
Ex-marshal Chino Bull has hung up his guns until his prospecting partner is shot dead. Chino then takes over as the law in town, forming a friendship with gun-man Mitch Hardin and making enemies of the Logan brothers. When Hardin' girl from the east arrives, he makes her pretty unwelcome - as does his new flame, saloon owner Frenchie.
The Lawless Breed (1953) as Clerk
Released from jail, John Wesley Hardin leaves an account of his life with the local newspaper. It tells of his overly religious father, his resulting life of cards and guns, and his love for his step-sister replaced on her death during a gun fight with that for dance-hall girl Rosie.
The Silver Whip (1953) as Stage driver
A stagecoach driver takes the law into his own hands after he''''s robbed.
The Man from the Alamo (1953) as
A survivor of the battle at the Alamo returns home to find his family has been killed by a bunch of thugs disguised as Mexican soldiers. He then grows intent on enacting revenge despite the lack of support for his cause.
Law and Order (1953) as
Having cleaned up Tombstone, marshal Frame Johnson quits after an attempted lynching, and hopes to settle down on a ranch near Cottonwood with his sweetheart Jeannie. Before he can do so, it looks like he may have to clean up Cottonwood too. But how great a sacrifice will he make for law and order?
Hurricane Smith (1952) as Old Tom
Hurricane Smith and his marooned sailors escape from a South Seas island by stealing the ship of Capt. Raikes who's come to the island in search of slaves. Smith sails the ship to Australia where he charters it to Harry Gorvahlsen and Dr. Whitmore who claim to be studying flora and fauna. To fill out his crew, Smith "shanghais" Capt. Raikes who, by this time, has also made his way to Australia. During the course of the voyage, it becomes clear that Gorvahlsen and Whitmore are actually in search of a cache of gold that's been hidden on a South Seas island. Smith also seeks this gold, which he considers his own, as does Capt. Raikes. Complicating this 3-way rivalry is a growing shipboard romance between Smith and Dr. Whitmore's beautiful daughter, Luana. Events reach a violent climax when the treasure-island is finally reached.
Montana Territory (1952) as Frank Parrish
(Wes ''52). Lon McCallister, Wanda Hendrix, Preston Foster, Hugh Sanders, Jack Elam, Clayton Moore, Myron Headley, & George Chesebro as Weasel. A young deputy sheriff takes action when he learns that the marshall is using his badge as a license to commit murder.
Flaming Feather (1952) as Ed Poke
Sterling Hayden, Forrest Tucker, Barbara Rush, Arleen Whelan, Carol Thurston, Edgar Buchanan, Victor Jory, Richard Arlen, and Ian MacDonald as Tombstone Jack. An outlaw with a secret motive poses as a wealthy landowner and leads a band of renegade Indians against rancher Sterling Hayden and cavalry officer Forrest Tucker.
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as Hank
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
The Cimarron Kid (1952) as Phillips
Audie Murphy comes into his own as a Western star in this story. Wrongly accused by crooked railroad officials of aiding a train heist by his old friends the Daltons, he joins their gang and becomes an active participant in other robberies. Betrayed by a fellow gang member, Murphy becomes a fugitive in the end. Seeking refuge at the ranch of a reformed gang member, he hopes to flee with the man's daughter to South America, but he's captured in the end and led off to jail. The girl promises to wait.
Carrie (1952) as Waiter
A married man''''s passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
The Marrying Kind (1952) as
A judge forces a divorcing couple to think back on the problems that drove them apart.
Indian Uprising (1952) as Man on street
It's 1885 in Arizona and an Army Captain has dispersed his troops to keep the whites off of Government land thereby keeping the peace with the Apaches. But there are those in Tucson that want the miners back looking for gold and they put pressure on officials in Washington. Soon a new commander arrives, the troops are recalled, and the miners go after gold. Whites then kill a miner with an arrow so they can attack the Indians hoping the troops wipe them out when they retaliate.
Against All Flags (1952) as Townsman
A British officer must face off against the pirates of Madagascar.
The Raiders (1952) as Miner
The Great Missouri Raid (1951) as Jim Cummings
Callaway Went Thataway (1951) as Freeman
A real cowboy signs on to impersonate a faded western star for public appearances.
Iron Man (1951) as Miner
In Coaltown, Pennsylvania, miner Coke Mason hopes to better himself, buy a radio store, and marry Rose Warren. His gambler brother George thinks Coke can be more successful as a boxer, knowing that when he fights he's consumed with a murderous rage that makes him an "iron man." Seeing dollar signs in Rose's eyes, Coke reluctantly agrees, though he's fearful of the "killer instinct" that makes him a knockout success in the ring...and brings him the booing hatred of the fans. Will Coke throw off his personal demon before he kills someone?
Ten Tall Men (1951) as Aide
A Foreign Legion sergeant leads ten volunteers against a mighty Arab army.
The Mark of the Renegade (1951) as Grandee
Anne of the Indies (1951) as Pirate
LaRochelle, a former pirate captain, is caught by the British. To get his ship back, he works as a spy against other pirates, first of all Blackbeard and Providence. He works on some ships, crossing the Caribbean sea, with the intention of being enchained, when a pirate ship is in sight, to make them believe he's an enemy of the British. One day, his ship is conquered by Captain Providence. What nobody knew before, Providence is a (beautiful, of course) woman. She believes his story and so he joins her crew. But Blackbeard, her fatherly friend, doesn't believe him. Providence and LaRochelle fall in love, although he is married. When LaRochelle tries to deliver her to the British, she forebodes the trap, kidnaps his wife and escapes. As for revenge, she wants to sell his wife on a slave-market. LaRochell gets his ship and his crew back and follows her. ...
Fortunes of Captain Blood (1950) as Crew member
A doctor exiled from England becomes a pirate of the Caribbean.
The Nevadan (1950) as
A U.S. Marshall tries to recover stolen gold.
Key to the City (1950) as Longshoreman
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Tax collector/soldier
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
Where Danger Lives (1950) as
A psychopath draws her doctor into her murderous schemes.
Copper Canyon (1950) as Deputy
During post civil war, southern veterans move wet to find money to rebuild their homes and are continuously harassed.
Winchester '73 (1950) as Station master
A man combs the West in search of his stolen rifle.
South Sea Sinner (1950) as
A tramp steamer lands sick crewman Jake Davis on rubber-growing island Oraka, from which voluptuous, bedroom-eyed saloon singer Coral is about to be ejected because "men like her too much." But Coral's slimy boss Cognac gets her a reprieve so she can learn Jake's secret. In the process, Coral gets a bit too fond of Jake, who (suspected of wartime collaboration ) resolves on new efforts to clear himself; but more complications arise.
Tales of the West 1 (1950) as Rufe [Lambert]
Texas Dynamo (1950) as The Texas Dynamo
Let's Dance (1950) as Stagehand
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
Red Canyon (1949) as
Alias Nick Beal (1949) as Commercial fisherman
A crusading district attorney sells his soul to the devil to fight corruption.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer: Boris Karloff (1949) as
Lost Caverns Hotel bellhop Freddie Phillips is suspected of murder. Swami Talpur tries to hypnotize Freddie into confessing, but Freddie is too stupid for the plot to work. Inspector Wellman uses Freddie to get the killer (and it isn't the Swami).
The Doolins of Oklahoma (1949) as
An outlaw tries to leave the family gang and go straight.
Roseanna McCoy (1949) as Hatfield
The Hatfield-McCoy feud heats up when one family''''s daughter elopes with the other''''s son.
Whispering Smith (1949) as Wrecking crew
A railroad detective tries to bring in a gang of train robbers and a lost love.
Joan of Arc (1948) as Jean d'Aulon, her squire
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
Relentless (1948) as Miner
Robert Young, Marguerite Chapman, Willard Parker, Akim Tamiroff, Barton MacLane, Mike Mazurki. When his prize mare is stolen, cowboy Robert Young goes in pursuit of the culprit, only to learn that he is also being pursued by the law for a murder he didn''t commit
Six-Gun Law (1948) as Sheriff Brackett
The Senator Was Indiscreet (1948) as
Dim-witted blowhard, Melvin G. Ashton, is a US Senator who wants to be President. He hires Lew Gibson, a talented PR man who gets Ashton in newsreels and on the front page, never thinking he'll win. But Ashton has a secret weapon: a diary documenting every shady deal his party's made for 35 years. With the diary, he blackmails the party leaders to support his candidacy, and he's on his way to the nomination. An unseen political enemy is after the diary, using the young and lovely Valerie Shepherd to get into the Senator's room, and Lew's fiancée, reporter Poppy McNaughton thinks she can get her hands on it, too, and stop Ashton. Will the otherwise unemployable dope become President?
The Paleface (1948) as Henchman
An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians.
Station West (1948) as
A federal agent takes on a gang of gold thieves.
Time Out of Mind (1947) as Ship's officer
The Fabulous Texan (1947) as State policeman
A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two former Rebels take on this despot each in his own way.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) as Helmsman
An accountant dreams of being a hero but finds it''''s not so easy in real life.
California (1947) as Reb
"Wicked" Lily Bishop joins a wagon train to California, led by Michael Fabian and Johnnny Trumbo, but news of the Gold Rush scatters the train. When Johnny and Michael finally arrive, Lily is rich from her saloon and storekeeper (former slaver) Pharaoh Coffin is bleeding the miners dry. But worse troubles are ahead: California is inching toward statehood, and certain people want to make it their private empire.
Spoilers of the North (1947) as Fisherman
Buckaroo from Powder River (1947) as Ben Trask
King of the Wild Horses (1947) as Outlaw
The Web (1947) as Plainclothesman
Leopold Kroner, formerly of Colby Enterprises, is released after five years in prison for embezzlement. Andrew Colby, claiming that Kroner has threatened him, hires lawyer Bob Regan as a secret bodyguard. Sure enough, Kroner turns up in Colby's room with a gun, and Regan kills him. Then Regan, who sticks around to romance Colby's secretary Noel, begins to suspect he's been used.
Landrush (1946) as
Badman's Territory (1946) as Lieutenant Patton
A sheriff and a newspaperwoman take on a band of outlaws invading the Oklahoma panhandle.
Two Years Before the Mast (1946) as Clark, sailor
Charles Stewart, the "Pilgrim" owner's playboy son, finds himself shanghaied on his father's ship commanded by cruel Captain Thompson. When scurvy breaks out he leads a mutiny and is slapped in irons. Floggings and torture abound.
The Return of Monte Cristo (1946) as Horse cab driver
Louis Hayward, Barbara Britton, George Macready, Una O''Connor, Henry Stephenson, Steven Geray. After escaping from Devil''s Island, the grandson of the Count of Monte Cristo returns to France to reclaim his family fortune and his title.
Roaring Rangers (1946) as Townsman
A sheriff''''s son asks the Durango Kid to help his dad stop a crime wave.
The Killers (1946) as Conductor
An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer's beneficiary.
Singin' in the Corn (1946) as Silk Stevens
Judy McCoy (Judy Canova), a fortune teller with a circus, learns she has inherited some property and heads west to collect. When she arrives in the desert ghost town, she learns that a stipulation in the will is that she has to return the property to the rightful owners, an Indian tribe, before she gets the remaining inheritance. A gambling ring, led by Honest John Richards (Alan Bridge), will gain possession of the town if it is not returned to the Indians. The latter believe the town is haunted, because of the schemes of Honest John, and do not want it.
Rustler's Roundup (1946) as Louie Todd
While using the same title as a 1933 Universal film starring Tom Mix, this one combines elements of two Johnny Mack Brown Universal westerns, "Law and Order-1940" and "The Silver Bullet-1942", with the story stress on "Law and Order." The "Vote For Cal Dixon" song is the same as "The Vote For Emily Morgan" song in "The Silver Bullet". while the Cal Dixon name comes from a character in "Law and Order." In this one, Bob Bryan (Kirby Grant) has a marshal's badge pinned to his chest, and with the aid of his pal, Pinkerton J. "Pinky" Pratt (Fuzzy Knight),proceeds to clean up the murder-and-rustling operations in a town ran by a trio of outlaw brothers (Frank Marlo, Edmund Cobb and Ethan Laidlaw), who are basically the same as the Northup brothers from the 1932 "Law and Order" and the Daggett brothers from the 1940 "Law and Order", only they are now known as the Todds.
Magnificent Doll (1946) as Sanders
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
A Thousand and One Nights (1945) as Merchant
Aladdin tries to make his fortune with the help of a beautiful genie.
The Daltons Ride Again (1945) as Trailers
Blazing the Western Trail (1945) as Santry
The Durango Kid tries to save a beautiful young woman''''s stagecoach line from an unscrupulous rival.
West of the Pecos (1945) as Lookout
Heading west for his health, Colonel Lambeth takes his daughter Rill along. Lost on the desert they are saved by Pecos and Chito. The Colonel hires the two and the Lambeths soon find themselves mixed up in Pecos' trouble. Pecos has killed Sawtelle's brother and Sawtelle as head of the vigilantes is after him.
Bad Men of the Border (1945) as Gus, the bartender
U. S. Marshal Ted Cameron, masquerading as a bandit, robs a mail coach. Delores Mendoza, a passenger, is an agent for the Mexican government, assigned to investigate a counterfeiting and smuggling gang operating below the border. She joins forces with Ted and his sidekick, Rockabye Jones, and together they expose the gang and bring them to justice.
The Fighting Guardsman (1945) as Jacques
A French nobleman robs from his fellow aristocrats to help the poor.
Wanderer of the Wasteland (1945) as Gambler
Adam Larey is looking for the killer of his father when he was a boy. His only clue is a brand and he finds it when he runs into the Collinshaws. When he learns that Jim Collinshaw, now an old man and an invalid is the one, he is unable to kill him and leaves. But Eliot then kills Collinshaw and blames Adam and Adam finds himself in jail charged with the murder.
Lawless Empire (1945) as Duke Flinders
The Durango Kid helps a small-town minister drive off land raiders.
Jam Session (1944) as Jackson
A Texas girl wins a trip to Hollywood, but the best job she can get is as secretary to a writer.
An American Romance (1944) as Steel worker
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944) as Thief
Ali Baba, son of the Kalif of Bagdad is brought up by the 40 Thieves after his father is killed by the soldiers of Hugalu Khan, who received the necessary information by traitor Cassim. Ali becomes the leader of the thieves and they are fighting for the freedom of his land. Per chance Ali captures the fiancée of Hugalu Khan, who turns out to be his girl friend Amara. After a few misunderstandings Ali uses her wedding day with Hugalu Khan as the day for the liberation of Bagdad.
Oklahoma Raiders (1944) as Deputy Sheriff Williams
Oklahoma Raiders is yet one more Betty Burbridge re-working of an original Bennett Cohen story ("Come on Danger,1932", "The Renegade Ranger, 1938", "Come On Danger, 1942" and "Alias Billy the Kid, 1946" among a couple of other uses), usually commissioned by Cohen or Oliver Drake as Associate Producers of whichever version they were involved with. In this one, the hero is an investigator sent by the U.S. Army rather than the Texas Rangers, but the roots show quickly. During the Civil War, Union Army Lieutenant Steve Nolan (Tex Ritter) and Corporal Banjo Bonner (Fuzzy Knight) are assigned to trail and capture "El Vengador/The Avenger", outlaw leader whose band is stealing herds of wild horses before they can be delivered on contract to the Army. Disguised as an unshaven, seedy cowpuncher, Steve arrives in Benton, Oklahoma territory and witnesses the robbery of the post office by Duggan (Dick Alexander) and Higgins (I. Stanford Jolley), henchmen of Arnold Drew (Jack Ingram), who holds the contract to deliver the horses. Steve stops the two robbers but is wounded by the unseen Drew. The townspeople assume the unconscious Steve is part of the gang, and Judge Clem Masters (John Elliott) instructs a deputy (Ethan Laidlaw) to take Steve to the next town to have his head-wound treated. Drew orders Duggan and Higgins to ambush the wagon and kill Steve, but they shoot the deputy instead, and the team runs away with the helpless Steve. He is dumped over an ambankment just as Donna Ross (Jennifer Holt), Todd Wingate (Dennis Moore) and Boone Talbot (Stephen Keyes) arrive on the scene. Donna takes Steve to a hideout in the mountains, where she is revealed as El Vengador, leading a group of dispossed ranchers against Drew and land agent James Prescott (George Eldredge), who have illegaly taken over the rancher's lands, so they can take over the contract of furnishing the horses. Steve is nursed back to health by Donna and returns clean-shaven to Benton to gather evidence against the Drew/Prescott gang, but Donna and Todd think he is a spy that has betrayed them. Former Universal (1937-1939) western star Bob Baker is relagated to just a bit as a cowboy leaning against the saloon bar, and one of the lynch-mob leaders later on.
The Singing Sheriff (1944) as Duke
Marshal of Gunsmoke (1944) as [Pete] Larkin
Ward Bailey arrives to become the Marshal of the unincorporated and lawless town of Gunsmoke where the outlaws have prevented an honest election. He quickly locks up some of them including one seen committing murder. But their defense lawyer turns out to be his brother who gets them all acquitted.
The Lone Star Trail (1943) as Steve Bannister
Rancher Blaze Barker (Johnny Mack Brown) returns to Dead Falls after being framed by land-grabbers and spending two years in jail. Paroled, he can't wear a gun, but is aided by Marshal Fargo Steele (Tex Ritter). The gang is out to gain control of all of the valley land before a dam is constructed. When Blaze raises the money to pay off the taxes on his ranch, he finds it has been marked to incriminate him.
Border Buckaroos (1943) as Hank Dugan
With the owner of a ranch now dead, Melford takes aim at the two heirs. The will states they must arrive by a certain date or the property will revert to his Lawyer cohort. When his men try to stop their arrival the Texas Rangers appear just in time. Tex poses as a hired gunman and Jim as one of the heirs as they try to find out why Melford wants an apparently worthless ranch.
The Desperadoes (1943) as Cass
When someone robs the town bank before he can, a bandit joins forces with the sheriff to catch the real crooks.
The Outlaw (1943) as Deputy
Billy the Kid and Doc Holliday fight over possession of a stallion and a sultry Mexican girl.
Fugitive from Sonora (1943) as Hack Roberts
Timber (1942) as
Lucky Legs (1942) as Duke
Behind the Eight Ball (1942) as Tough man
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Tony, member of 'Jubilee' crew
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
Valley of the Sun (1942) as Johnson
A government spy goes after a crooked Indian agent in Arizona.
Pittsburgh (1942) as
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
The Forest Rangers (1942) as Lumberjack
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't notice her as a woman; instead he meets socialite Celia in town and elopes with her. The action plot (Don's pursuit of the fire starter) parallels Tana's comic efforts to scare tenderfoot Celia back to the city.
Men of Texas (1942) as
The Omaha Trail (1942) as Bullwhacker
The coming of the railroad to the West triggers an Indian war.
Sabotage Squad (1942) as Strong-arm man
The Lone Star Vigilantes (1942) as Benson
Little Joe, the Wrangler (1942) as Larkin
Riding Through Nevada (1942) as Woods
Stagecoach Express (1942) as Lou Hawkins
Cowboy Serenade (1942) as Fred Carson
Outlaws of the Panhandle (1941) as Workman
Among the Living (1941) as 1st guard
Paul Raden (Albert Dekker), hopelessly insane son of Maxim Raden, hated owner of the Radentown mills, is in a strait jacket in a secret room in the family mansion, while the body of his father is lowered into a grave. Twenty-five years earlier, the brutal father had hurled Paul against a wall when the young boy had tried to defend his mother and, with his brain injured forever, Paul's last memory, before descending into the shadows on insanity, was his mother's agonized scream. At the graveside are Dr. Ben Saunders (Harry Carey), Paul's twin brother John (Albert Dekker) and John's wife Elaine (Frances Farmer.) Pompey (Ernest Whitman), the family servant who has cared for and guarded Paul and kept the family secret for a quarter of a century,watches from afar. That night Dr. Saunders tells John that his twin, who he thought dead, is alive as the father, refusing to commit him to an institution, had bribed the doctor to sign a false death certificate and then bury another child's body as Paul. John and the doctor visit Radenhouse and find Pompey strangled and Paul vanished. While they search frantically for Paul, the latter revels in his freedom and falls in love with the first girl he meets, Milly Pickens (Susan Hayward), an unemployed mill worker. He wanders into a honky-tonk filled with dancing jitterbugs (Patti Lacey, Roy Lester, Ray Hirsch and Jane Allen), where a pretty blonde, Peggy Nolan (Jean Phillips), flirts with him. Her body is found the next morning near the closed-down Raden Mills. Terrorized by the second murder and the thought that a homicidal maniac is on the loose, the town goes mad with fear and greed when Dr. Saunders tricks John into offering a $5,000 reward for the killer. Milly purchases a revolver and persuades Paul, whose demented mind has forgotten the murders, to accompany her to Radenhouse on her hunch that the murderer is hiding there.
Law of the Range (1941) as Hobart
Riders of the Badlands (1941) as Bill
When Collins and his men attack the stage they kill Lucky's bride. When Lucky spots Steve Langdon, a dead ringer for Collins, he arrests him. With Steve scheduled to be hung, Lucky gradually realizes what happened and forges a release for Steve. With the Rangers after them they head out hoping to catch Collins.
Meet Boston Blackie (1941) as Brakeman
A reformed thief uncovers a spy ring while investigating a murder at sea.
Hands Across the Rockies (1941) as Bartender
As Wild Bill Hickok and sidekick Cannonball stalk a murderer, they encounter the killer''s fiancee.
Six-Gun Gold (1941) as Yank
Three cowboys find that a U.S. Marshal relative is an impostor.
Last of the Duanes (1941) as Member of Bland's gang
In 1870 Texas a man (Montgomery) comes home to find his father murdered. He trails an outlaw till he finds out he's part of a gang, then calls in the Texas Rangers.
Men of the Timberland (1941) as Lumberman
Girls of the Road (1940) as Brakeman
The governor''''s daughter tries to win fair treatment for female vagrants by joining them on the road.
When the Daltons Rode (1940) as Henchman
Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company. When Tod tries to help them, a faked murder charge turns the Daltons into outlaws, but more victims than villains in this fictionalized version. Will Tod stay loyal to his friends despite falling in love with Bob Dalton's former fiancée Julie?
Lucky Cisco Kid (1940) as Henchman
Cisco and Gordito arrive to find there is an outlaw operating in the area who is assumed to be the Cisco Kid. When a reward is offered for his capture and a large shipment of money goes out, Cisco is on hand. Seeing the gang rob the stage he goes after them only to be wounded. The gang leader leaves Cisco's handkerchief at the scene and now he is wanted for the murder he tried to break up.
Law and Order (1940) as Kurt Daggett
Bill Ralston arrives in town planning to settle down but quickly gets caught up in the fight between the townspeople and Poe Daggett and his gang. He takes the job of town Marshal and soon brings law and order. When Daggetts men ambush him he kills Poe's brother. Poe then kills Bill's friend Brant and this leads to the showdown.
Marines Fly High (1940) as Barnes
Two Marines compete for the love of a Central American plantation owner.
The Tulsa Kid (1940) as Nick
Arriving in town, Tom Benton quickly teams up with Wallace in his fight with Saunders over a water hole. But Saunders chief henchman is Montana Smith, Tom's old partner and the man that taught him how to shoot. Tom no longer carries a gun but when Wallace gets into trouble, he straps it on once again and goes to face Montana.
Stage to Chino (1940) as Wheeler
A retired postal inspector gets back in the saddle to prevent a stagecoach robbery.
Two-Fisted Rangers (1940) as Joe
Wagon Train (1940) as Pat Hays
Settlers and traders en route to the West fight off Indian attacks.
Son of Roaring Dan (1940) as Matt Gregg
The Gay Caballero (1940) as Bandit
Spoilers of the Range (1939) as Bartender
Beginning as usual with The Sons of the Pioneers singing "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" over the opening title and credit frames, which should be how all Westerns begin, especially those westerns of the 50's and 60's that used insipid title songs telling the plot before the film started, this one wastes no time as Lobo Savage (Dick Curtis, of course) secretly in league with saloon owner Cash Fenton (Kenneth Macdonald, of course) steals the $50,000 raised by the ranchers for Mesa Verde's new dam. Fenton agrees to lend the ranchers new money---their old money of course---to complete the dam on the condition their cattle are driven to market by a certain date in order to repay the loan. Then Lobo and his henchies set out to make certain the ranchers can't meet the deadline. Jeff Strong (Charles Starrett) discovers the connection between Savage and Fenton, and he and his cowhands, the Sons of the Pioneers, begin the battle to defeat Savage and Fenton.
Union Pacific (1939) as Irish Paddy
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
Allegheny Uprising (1939) as Jim's man
Colonial settlers fight the corrupt British in the days before the American Revolution.
The Return of the Cisco Kid (1939) as
Cisco is attracted to Ann Carver and is soon involved in her and her Grandfather's problems. Sheriff McNally has taken their money, their deed, and thrown them in jail. After breaking them out he makes a deal to buy back their land from McNally and to get the money he and his comrades rob the bank. When time for the payoff arrives, McNally has his men ready to nab him but Cisco has a surprise for McNally.
Hotel Imperial (1939) as 3rd sentry
It is the fate of a small frontier town, adjoining the no-man's-land where the Russians and Austrians are fighting out one of the final campaigns of World War I, to be occupied one day by the Russians, the next by the Austrians, and the inhabitants soon acquire a complacent view of the changing allegiances. To the town comes Ann Warschaska (Isa Miranda), intent on aveninging the suicide of her sister, who has killed herself after being betrayed by an Austrian officer. She knows no more about his identity than the number of his room at the "Hotel Imperial". She gets a job at the hotel as a maid but soon combines this work with modeling, when an eccentric Russian, General Videnko (Reginald Owen), with a passion for painting asks her to pose for him. Breaking into the fatal Room 12, she finds Lt. Nenassey (Ray Milland), a young Austrian officer who has taken refuge there after being separated from the army. Thinking him the betrayer of her sister, she plans to hand him over to the occupying-Russians, but relents when she learns that there are two Room 12's. The man actually guilty of the crime is a Russian spy who holds a commission in the Austrian army. Believing him to be a fellow-soldier in distress, Nenassey makes plans to help him escape, but finds out at the last minute that he is a Russian spy. A strange turn events allows Nenassey to aid Anna in her mission and rid his country of a dangerous enemy at the same time. General Videnko, meanwhile, is giving a grand-style banquet for the man who will never be able to attend another.
Our Leading Citizen (1939) as Plain clothesman
Cowboys from Texas (1939) as Duke Plummer
Texas has opened up land for homesteaders. Clay Allison wants their land and has his men led by Plummer try to start a range war between them and the ranchers. With each side suspecting the other of their problems, the Mesquiteers realize someone else is responsible. Stony suspects Plummer and fakes leaving the Mesquiteers to join Plummer's gang hoping to find out who it is.
Jesse James (1939) as Barshee's henchman
When a railroad agent kills their mother, Frank and Jesse James take up robbing banks and trains.
The Night Riders (1939) as Andrews
Talbot uses a phony land grant to rule thirteen million acres, taxing everyone heavily and evicting those who won't pay. The Three Mesquiteers becomes mysterious "night riders" to fight this evil.
Three Texas Steers (1939) as Morgan
Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she's never visited, but for sentimental reasons won't sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the circus to force Nancy to sell the ranch; instead, she goes there to live. Will her neighbors, the Three Mesquiteers, be a match for the secret swindlers? And what's so valuable about that run-down ranch anyway?
Home on the Prairie (1939) as Carter
A boarder inspector fights to keep diseased animals out of the U.S.
Western Caravans (1939) as Tip
A caravan of settlers is arriving and the ranchers intend to keep them out. It looks like a range war but Sheriff Jim gets the ranchers to accept the settlers. Kohler re-ignites the feud by making settler Winters appear to be a rustler and then by killing Winter's son. Once more the two sides appear headed for a war and Jim is caught in the middle.
Frontier Marshal (1939) as Tough
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).
Tip-Off Girls (1938) as Truck driver
Penitentiary (1938) as Policeman
Law of the Plains (1938) as J. N. Rider
I'm from the City (1938) as Jeff
Hypnosis turns a tenderfoot into an expert rider.
Border G-Man (1938) as Curly
A government agent investigates gangsters training an army in South America.
Rhythm of the Saddle (1938) as Tex Robinson
Racket Busters (1938) as Martin henchman
A mobster tries to take over the trucking business.
Bad Guy (1937) as Bouncer
A man convinces his brother to bust him out of prison.
The Toast of New York (1937) as Third mug
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
Two Fisted Sheriff (1937) as Burke
You Only Live Once (1937) as Guard
When he''''s framed for murder, an escaped convict returns to crime to protect his wife and child.
Conquest (1937) as
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
I Promise to Pay (1937) as Radio cop
A man goes to a loan shark to finance his family''''s vacation.
Paid to Dance (1937) as
Government undercover agents William Dennis (Don Terry) and Joan Barclay (Jacqueline Wells) are working to solve the disappearances of girls working as "taxi-dancers" from dance halls operated by Jack Miranda (Arthur Loft) and his henchman Nifty (Paul Fix). Dennis sets himself up as a theatrical booking agent, and shows his power by the opening and closing of Miranda's Paradise Club at will.
A Fight to the Finish (1937) as Johnson
Special Investigator (1936) as Larring
A crooked criminal lawyer discovers his brother has been killed by one of the gangsters he kept out of prison.
Silly Billies (1936) as Trigger
Traveling dentists in the old West try to save a small town from an Indian attack.
Pride of the Marines (1936) as Peterson
An orphan tries to help his Marine guardian with a romance.
Ramona (1936) as Bill
Half-Indian girl (Young) brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house (Taylor) against his family's wishes and loves another Indian (Ameche) employed by the household.
Two in Revolt (1936) as Bill Donlan
A dog and a horse grow up together and become inseparable.
The Magnificent Brute (1936) as Steelworker
Sea Spoilers (1936) as Louie
When a Coast Guard commander arrives at his actress girlfriend''''s yacht, he finds the owner killed and his girlfriend missing.
Yellow Dust (1936) as Bogan
After he''''s accused of a series of stagecoach robberies, an innocent man has to find the real crooks.
High Tension (1936) as Winch operator
Fighting Shadows (1935) as Brannon
Too Tough to Kill (1935) as Workman
Love Me Forever (1935) as Henchman
A mob figure helps launch a singer's career only to lose her to a younger man.
The Whole Town's Talking (1935) as Policeman
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
Les Misérables (1935) as 3d gendarme at Bishop's home
An obsessed policeman relentlessly pursues an escaped convict.
Awakening of Jim Burke (1935) as Workman
Princess O'Hara (1935) as Dutch
I'll Love You Always (1935) as Taxi driver
Powdersmoke Range (1935) as "Fin" Sharkey
Three cowboys buy a ranch but have to fight off gunmen to keep it.
The Mighty Barnum (1934) as First henchman
Jealousy (1934) as Taxi driver
Larry O'Roark is a boxer who's insanely posssesive and jealous of his fiancee, Jo. the sight of her and her employer, Mr. Lambert, at ringside during his big fight distracts Larry and he is knocked out. He then promises never to be jealous again and marries Jo. When she realizes that they're broke she asks Lambert for a job (she had quit on marrying Larry.) One thing leads to another and Larry, enraged with jealousy, end up killing Lambert. He then wanders off in a daze, and Jo takes the rap for the murder. Larry descends from his amnesiac fog just in time to interrupt the announcement of the jury's verdict in Jo's trial. then it's off to the chair for Larry. Or is it?
Gordon of Ghost City (1933)
A cowboy is hired to track down a gang of rustlers, but gets involved with a beautiful girl trying to run her grandfather's gold mine and other outlaws who are trying to stop her.
Speed Demon (1933) as Red
King Kong (1933) as Member of ship¿s crew
A film crew discovers the "eighth wonder of the world," a giant prehistoric ape, and brings him back to New York, where he wreaks havoc.
Broadway Thru a Keyhole (1933) as Member of Rocci's mob
A gangster helps a young dancer rise to stardom only to have her fall for another man.
Born to Fight (1932) as Henchman
Cimarron (1931) as
A husband and wife fight to survive in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory.
Dugan of the Bad Lands (1931) as Dan Kirk
The first of the series known as(and called such by Monogram)the "Bill 'n Andy" series with western star Bill Cody and a young Andy Shuford. Not a series in the usual sense as neither played continuing characters in the series and weren't always called Bill and Andy. Cody's trademark---intentional or otherwise---was a 20-gallon hat rather than the usual 10-gallon variety, and clothes that always seemed to have been made for someone a lot bigger than Bill Cody he would wear as many as three or four different hats(always big) within the same film, and have at least two or more costume changes(none that fit his frame)in most of his films.Costume changes in B-Westerns was out of the norm, primarily for budget and continuity reasons, but Cody had a large wardrobe and evidently brought most of it with him with intent to use.This one has Andy's father dying in the desert and Cody comes along and adopts him or something.They help Sheriff Manning(John Elliott)chase down his crooked deputy Dan Kirk(Ethan Laidlaw), and Andy gets a deputy's badge(junior version) and Bill gets the sheriff's daughter, June(Blanche Mehaffey.)
Pardon My Gun (1930) as Tex
Ted is riding for Pa Martin against Cooper in the big race. When Cooper has his men capture Ted, Peggy overhears them and sets out to free Ted in time for the race.
Outlawed (1929) as McCasky
Bride of the Desert (1929) as Tom Benton
Laughing at Death (1929) as Karl Stronberg
The Little Savage (1929) as Blake
The Big Diamond Robbery (1929) as Chick
Danger Patrol (1928) as "Regina Jim" Lawlor
Bitter Sweets (1928) as Joe Gorman
The Riding Renegade (1928) as Pete Hobart
The Big Killing (1928) as Beagle Son No. 3
Rough Ridin' Red (1928) as Cal Rogers
Wolf's Clothing (1927) as Vanelli's pal
The Silent Rider (1927) as Red Wender
When Danger Calls (1927) as James Gwyn
Thunderbolt's Tracks (1927) as Buck Moulton
After WW I, two marines visit the family of one of their comrades in New Mexico. Learning that after the family bought a ranch the water supply was cut off, they take up the fight. To settle the matter the Marshal agrees to a boxing match to decide who will get the water rights.
The Sonora Kid (1927) as Tough Ryder
Breed of Courage (1927) as Brack McQuinn
Is That Nice? (1926) as O'Brien
Born To Battle (1926) as Trube
Out of the West (1926) as Bide Goodrich
Wild To Go (1926) as Jake Trumbull
The Masquerade Bandit (1926) as Duncan
Dangerous Traffic (1926) as Foxy Jim Stone
A young newspaper reporter is assigned to investigate mysterious goings-on in a coastal resort town. He discovers the existence of a gang of vicious liquor hijackers. He sets out to expose the ring and help federal agents break it up.
Racing Romance (1926) as
The Wyoming Wildcat (1925) as Rudy Kopp
Makers of Men (1925) as Shiftless Poole
No Man's Law (1925) as Nick Alby
Crack o' Dawn (1925) as Red Riley

Cast (short)

Romance Road (1937)
In this short film, a RCMP sergeant must mediate a land rights dispute between an advancing railroad construction gang and French Canadian trappers in the rugged Northwest Territory of Canada. Vitaphone Release 8179-8180.

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