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Director (feature film)

6 Day Bike Rider (1934) as Assistant Director
A young failure tries to impress his girlfriend by entering a bicycle race.

Cast (feature film)

Coma (1978) as Security Man
A lady doctor investigates a series of strange deaths and disappearing bodies at her hospital.
Woman Obsessed (1959) as Ticket taker
After her husband dies in a fire, a woman is left to tend for her young son and the family farm on her own. Soon, she takes in a drifting handyman, they fall in love, and a resentment begins to build between the son and his new "step-father" who treats the boy harshly on purpose to prepare him for
Mardi Gras (1958) as Reporter
A military school cadet wins a date with a French movie goddess, who happens to be the queen of the Mardi Gras Parade. The two fall in love, but then the movie studio wants to capitalize on it for publicity.
Jet Pilot (1957) as Driver/Waiter
An Air Force colonel in charge of an Alaskan base has his hands full when he falls in love with a defecting Russian pilot.
The Unholy Wife (1957) as Bartender
An ambitious beauty marries a vintner, then falls for one of his workers.
One Desire (1955) as
Circa 1900, runaway boy Nugget arrives in an Oklahoma boom town to find his brother...who's a dealer in the casino section of a palatial bawdy house, and lover of the madam, Tacey Cromwell. Together, Nugget, Clint, and Tacey seek respectability in a Colorado mining town. Clint finds work at the town's new bank, while Tacey adopts another orphan, Seely. But Clint is pursued by banker's daughter Judith Watrous, who's seemingly sweet but takes ruthless steps to eliminate competition. Result for Tacey: heartbreak, renunciation, and tears a-plenty.
Dangerous Mission (1954) as Firefighter
A woman flees westward after witnessing a mob killing.
Playgirl (1954) as Drunk
Nightclub singer Fran Davis (Shelley Winters) is out to educate her out-of-town friend Phyllis Matthews (Coleen Miller)on the ins-and-outs of life in the Big City. But, par for the course in this Joseph Pevney potboiler, publisher Mike Marsh (Barry Sullivan), Fran's lover and unhappy married man to begin with, falls in love with Phyllis. There is a misunderstanding of the situation by the two girls. The girls quarrel, Marsh is shot, Fran hits the skids and she and Phyllis, to say the least, are on the outs. Then Fran learns that Phyllis is about to be used unwittingly as a decoy in a murder. Fran rides to her friend's rescue.
Executive Suite (1954) as Spectator at ball game
When a business magnate dies, his board of directors fights over who should run the company.
She Couldn't Say No (1954) as
An heiress decides to pass out anonymous gifts in a small town.
Calamity Jane (1953) as
The Wild West heroine helps bring a star attraction to Deadwood and finds love.
April in Paris (1953) as
A bureaucrat's mistake sends a chorus girl to Paris representing American theatre in place of a star actress.
Angel Face (1953) as Reporter
An unscrupulous woman murders her loved ones for profit.
So Big (1953) as Bidder
A schoolteacher-turned-farmer fights to save the land and her son.
Boots Malone (1952) as Spieler
A broken-down sports agent tries to use a promising jockey as his ticket back to the top.
Against All Flags (1952) as Pirate
A British officer must face off against the pirates of Madagascar.
We're Not Married! (1952) as Man in radio station
A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married. Annabel Norris, already Mrs. Mississippi and ready to enter the Mrs. America contest, is now free to enter the Miss Mississippi contest.
Flesh and Fury (1952) as Referee
Deaf boxer Paul Callan captures the interest of gold-digging blonde Sonya Bartow and retired fight manager 'Pop' Richardson. For a time, Sonya has the upper hand with Paul, but ultimately a rival appears in the shape of upper-crust reporter Ann Hollis. With a 3-way fight under way for influence over Paul, he takes matters into his own hands, but learns that getting what he wanted isn't necessarily a happy ending.
Kansas City Confidential (1952) as Shooter
To commit the perfect crime, a former detective keeps his colleagues' identities secret from each other.
The Lusty Men (1952) as Slicker
A faded rodeo star mentors a younger rider but falls for his wife.
On Dangerous Ground (1952) as
A tough cop sent to help in a mountain manhunt falls for the quarry's blind sister.
Carson City (1952) as Miner
When the local stagecoach is raided by bandits, a western banker sinks all of his capital into a railway line.
Meet Danny Wilson (1952) as Waiter
Danny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh nightclub. But Nick wants a high price: half of Danny's future income. Danny's career skyrockets, but his position at the top of the heap, and his one-sided romance with Joy, prove extremely unstable.
The Sniper (1952) as Concessionaire
An unhappy man goes on a killing spree.
The World in His Arms (1952) as Guest
Roistering sea captain Jonathan Clark, who poaches seal pelts from Russian Alaska, meets and woos Russian countess Marina in 1850 San Francisco. Events separate them, but after an exciting sea race to the Pribilof Islands they meet again; now, both are in danger from the schemes of villainous Prince Semyon.
The Narrow Margin (1952) as Cab driver
A tough cop meets his match when he has to guard a gangster's moll on a tense train ride.
His Kind of Woman (1951) as Henchman
A deported gangster causes problems for guests at a Mexican resort.
Storm Warning (1951) as
A model on vacation discovers that her sister's husband is a murderous Ku Klux Klansman.
The Racket (1951) as Duty sergeant
A tough cop has to fight his superiors in order to battle the mob.
Iron Man (1951) as
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?
Santa Fe (1951) as
Four brothers end up on opposite sides of a shootout.
Double Dynamite (1951) as
A bank teller reaps the rewards of saving a gangster's life, but can't reveal where he got the money.
The Enforcer (1951) as Detective
A crusading district attorney takes on the mob''''s murder machine.
Let's Go Navy (1951) as Det. Snyder
The Bowery Boys join the Navy to catch some crooks posing as sailors.
Two Tickets to Broadway (1951) as Man with tux
A small-town girl finds love on the road to Broadway stardom.
The Great Jewel Robber (1950) as Police officer
A master thief escapes from a Canadian prison farm and makes his way to New York.
In a Lonely Place (1950) as
An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.
Where Danger Lives (1950) as Customs officer
A psychopath draws her doctor into her murderous schemes.
Between Midnight and Dawn (1950) as Waiter
Police patrolmen are stalked by a vengeful mobster escaped from prison.
The Secret Fury (1950) as
A mysterious figure tries to stop a woman's marriage by driving her mad.
Kill the Umpire (1950) as
To appease his family, a retired baseball player signs up for umpire school.
All the King's Men (1950) as
A backwoods politician rises to the top only to become corrupted.
The Admiral Was a Lady (1950) as Time keeper
Perfect Strangers (1950) as Court steno
A divorcee finds love with a married man while they both sit on a jury.
Mister 880 (1950) as George
A beloved old man is secretly Mister 880, an amateurish counterfeiter.
Emergency Wedding (1950) as Guest
A Dangerous Profession (1949) as Policeman
A bail bondsman is asked to raise money to free his girlfriend's husband.
Everybody Does It (1949) as Stagehand
While fostering his wife's opera career, a businessman discovers he's the one with talent.
Holiday Affair (1949) as
A young widow is torn between a boring businessman and a romantic ne'er-do-well.
Mr. Soft Touch (1949) as
After being betrayed, a gangster hangs out in a settlement house while seeking revenge.
The Accused (1949) as Timekeeper
A prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.
Mighty Joe Young (1949) as Deputy
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
Duke of Chicago (1949) as Timekeeper
The Set-Up (1949) as Handler
An aging boxer defies the gangsters who've ordered him to throw his last fight.
Streets of Laredo (1949) as Townsman
Texas, 1878: cheerful outlaw-buddies Jim, Lorn and Wahoo rescue spunky orphan Rannie Carter from rustling racketeers, then are forced to separate. Lorn goes on to bigger and better robberies, while Jim and Wahoo are (at first reluctantly) maneuvered into joining the Texas Rangers. For friendship's sake, the three try to keep out of direct conflict, but a showdown begins to look inevitable. And Rannie, now grown into lovely young womanhood, must choose between Lorn and Jim.
Adventure in Baltimore (1949) as
A turn-of-the-century socialite joins the women''''s suffrage movement.
Bodyguard (1948) as Policeman
A cop on suspension is framed for murder.
Are You with It? (1948) as Barker
Raw Deal (1948) as Man at party
When the gangster for whom he took the rap welches, a convict breaks out of prison to get revenge.
Up in Central Park (1948) as Politician
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) as Customer
A New York businessman's dream of a country home is shattered when he buys a tumbledown rural shack.
Race Street (1948) as
A night-club owner takes on the crooks who killed his best friend.
Whiplash (1948) as Ring announcer
An artist becomes a boxer but finds that it may not have been the best career choice.
The Velvet Touch (1948) as Headwaiter at Sardi's
After accidentally killing her lecherous producer, a famous actress tries to hide her guilt.
Winter Meeting (1948) as Waiter
A repressed poetess and an embittered war hero help each other cope with their problems.
Nightmare Alley (1947) as Charlie
An ambitious carnival worker attempts to scam his way out of the carnival in this brutal noir.
Out of the Past (1947) as Kibitzer
A private eye becomes the dupe of a homicidal moll.
Repeat Performance (1947) as Guest
Sheila Page, a Broadway star, shoots Barney, her murderous husband on New Year's Eve. She flees her apartment and goes to her Producer, John Friday. When she arrives, it is New Year's day, a year earlier. She has been given the chance to live life over and correct the errors of the past only to find that the end will be the same although the path will be different.
The Jolson Story (1947) as Lab manager
The singer and star of the first "talkie" risks it all to become a star.
The Farmer's Daughter (1947) as Photographer
When she goes to work for a congressman, a Minnesota farm girl takes Washington by storm.
Joe Palooka in the Knockout (1947) as Cab driver
The Gangster (1947) as
A troubled gangster, who has lost all faith in people, loses his weak grip on life.
A Likely Story (1947) as Photographer
A World War II veteran who thinks he''''s dying gets mixed up with gangsters.
Unconquered (1947) as Trapper
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Wild Harvest (1947) as Alperson crew
Joe is the head of an itinerant combine crew, working the harvests against rival crew boss Alperson. Joe's buddy Jim joins the crew with startup money. Farmer's niece Fay falls for Joe. He puts her off. To get back she marries Jim whom she prods into high-grading the grain (skimming off some for private sale). The last payment on Joe's machinery is due just as he discover's what his buddy has been doing.
Desert Fury (1947) as Second dealer
Fritzi Haller is a powerful casino owner in Chuckawalla, Nevada. Her daughter Paula (having quit school) returns at the same time as racketeer Eddie Bendix, who left under suspicion of murdering his wife. Paula and Eddie become involved; each for their own reasons, Fritzi, Paula's old beau Tom, and Eddie's pal Johnny try to break up the relationship. Then Eddie's past catches up with him in an unexpected way.
Her Kind of Man (1946) as Frank
A singer can''''t choose between a charismatic gangster and an honest newspaperman.
Below the Deadline (1946) as Rocky
A veteran joins the mob to avenge his gangster brother''''s murder.
The Strange Mr. Gregory (1946) as
A magician fakes his own death to catch a murderer.
Two Years Before the Mast (1946) as 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 Falcon's Alibi (1946) as Thug
A society sleuth sets out on the trail of a society matron''''s lost jewels.
Criminal Court (1946) as Reporter
A lawyer defends the woman on trial for a murder he committed.
Angel on My Shoulder (1946) as Gangster
The Devil sends a murdered gangster to Earth as a respected judge.
Gallant Journey (1946) as
An aviation pioneer fights his family's objections to invent a flying machine.
From This Day Forward (1946) as
In flashbacks, the 1938 courtship and marriage of young machinist Bill Cummings and bookstore clerk Susan are recalled: newlywed bliss, unemployment and other tribulations, opportunity with a hidden drawback, war and separation. Now out of the army, Bill job-hunts and worries about the future...
Night and Day (1946) as Doctor
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946) as
George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrficed his education for his brother's, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter, and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls is he had never lived.
I Love a Bandleader (1945) as Reporter
An amnesiac thinks he''''s a popular bandleader.
Hitchhike to Happiness (1945) as Customer
Experiment Perilous (1944) as Intern
A small-town doctor tries to help a beautiful woman with a deranged husband.
Marine Raiders (1944) as Conductor
Marine buddies training in Australia battle over love.
The Hitler Gang (1944) as Max Weber
This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the historical facts are given in a correct way.
Casanova Brown (1944) as Father in waiting room
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
Practically Yours (1944) as Assistant cameraman
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as Civilian
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
The Ghost Ship (1943) as Crew member
A young innocent signs on with a ship whose captain is going mad.
The Fallen Sparrow (1943) as Taxi driver
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
Bombardier (1943) as Co-pilot
Military officers compete for the same woman while training pilots for war.
In Old Oklahoma (1943) as Oiler, Dan's man
Cowboy Dan Somers and oilman Jim "Hunk" Gardner compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen.
The Iron Major (1943) as
In this true story, Frank Cavanaugh proves himself as a football coach and a World War I hero.
My Favorite Blonde (1942) as Chicago taxi driver
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
The Mayor of 44th Street (1942) as Mug
A dance-band manager has to cope with hooligans trying to get into the act.
Wake Island (1942) as Captain of Marines
Marines stationed in the Pacific fight off the Japanese during World War II.
Citizen Kane (1941) as Extra in newsreel
The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
Wildcat Bus (1940) as Wildcat driver
A broke playboy signs on to help a young beauty save her ailing bus line.
Castle on the Hudson (1940) as Guard
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
Cross-Country Romance (1940) as Reporter
A runaway heiress hides in a doctor''s trailer for a rollicking trip to San Francisco.
Murder in the Air (1940) as Operative
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
Tear Gas Squad (1940) as Radio officer
A brave young policeman single-handedly takes on a vicious criminal gang.
A Fugitive from Justice (1940) as Officer
An insurance investigator gets caught between cops and crooks when he hides the beneficiary of a million-dollar policy.
Invisible Stripes (1939) as Henchman
On his release from prison, a crook tries to stop his brother from following in his footsteps.
The Roaring Twenties (1939) as Third gangster
Three WWI Army buddies get mixed up with the mob in peacetime.
Those High Grey Walls (1939) as Trusty
Cafe Hostess (1939) as Kitchen helper
Jo (Ann Dvorak), a "percentage girl" at the notorious Club 46, is in despair. She can see no way out of the dreary and sordid routine of entertaining customers - called drinking and dancing in 1940 - and, at a signal from piano player Eddie Morgan (Douglas Fowley), rolling them for their money. Eddie, besides being brutal to her and spending all her money, is also carrying on an affair with another girl. Jo's only friend is Annie (Wynne Gibson), a former actress but now a drink-sodden derelict. Annie keeps to herself the knowledge that it was Eddie who threw the knife that killed a petty racketeer who was too attentive to Jo. Sailor Dan Walters (Preston Foster) and two of his pals arrive from a cruise and his good nature delights Joe, but at a wink from Eddie, Jo attempts to steal his money. Dan swallows his disillusionment and returns to the cafe, and he and Jo enjoy a day-long picnic together. She accepts his marriage proposal and go to an up-state town where he has a job waiting. Eddie does not accept this turn events any too well, and sets a trap for Dan when he comes after Jo. When he arrives, in an attempt to save his life, Jo denounces and ridicules him and he leaves angrily. He is net by Annie, who tells him of the set-up. Gathering his pals, Dan returns to the cafe and starts a brawl.
I Stole a Million (1939) as Croupier
Over the Wall (1938) as Tough convict
A prison chaplain tries to help a man framed for murder prove his innocence.
When G-Men Step In (1938) as Adding machine man
Fred Garth (Don Terry) owns a printing establishment and poses as a business research expert, but actually runs several white-collar rackets operating by means of high-pressure telephone soliciting. He has sent his younger brother, Bruce Garth (Robert Paige), through law school with the intention of making him his legal watch-dog. But idealist Bruce enrolls as a Department of Justice investigator, and is detailed to track down charity and other phoney rackets. Both brothers are in love with attractive socialite Marjorie Drake (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells), who is unaware of Fred's schemes and he uses her to meet other social leaders with pet charities and his salesmen sell them the program ads at five times the charity rate. Bruce and his partner Neale (Gene Morgan) trace the phone rackets to Bruce and a confrontation looms.
The Amazing Doctor Clitterhouse (1938) as Gambler
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
The Devil's Party (1938) as Johnny
That Certain Woman (1937) as Reporter
A gangster's widow fights for love despite society's disapproval.
Submarine D-1 (1937) as Sailor
Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl.
Two-Fisted Gentleman (1936) as Timekeeper
Wanted! Jane Turner (1936) as
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
The Crime of Dr. Forbes (1936) as Reporter
Injured scientist Eric Godfrey asks his protege to give him a fatal dose of opiates to end his misery. When he dies the doctor is accused of murder.
The Singing Kid (1936) as Assistant stage manager
An egotistical singing star makes a talented kid his protege.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) as Reporter
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
Ceiling Zero (1936) as Pilot
War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline. Dizzy is fooling with one of the younger pilot's girl-friend and due to this, he changes flights with Texas. Texas' plane crashes attempting to land on their airfield under extremly bad weather circumstances, he is killed in this accident. Dizzy feels guilty for his friend's death and takes the next flight under even worse circumstances, testing a new anti-ice device on the plane.
Hell-Ship Morgan (1936) as Waiter
After getting in a fight in a waterfront cafe over a girl, Captain Ira "Hell-Ship" Morgan (George Bancroft) hires Jim Allen (Victor Jory) and they become good friends. Morgan befriends a desperate girl, Mary Taylor (Ann Sothern), and, out of gratitude, she agrees to marry him. Morgan gives her the magnificient Callao pearl as a wedding present. But Mary and Jim fall in love and are found together one night by a sailor, and Mary is forced to give him the pearl to keep him quiet. Morgan finds out about it. A terrific storm comes up and Morgan taunts Allen into going over the side to make repairs. Allen is injured but Morgan saves his life but breaks his own back.
The Final Hour (1936) as Gangster
One Way Ticket (1935) as Convict
Grand Exit (1935) as Taxi driver
An insurance investigator tries to track down an arsonist.
Unknown Woman (1935) as Seaman
A female undercover agent tracks down bond thieves.
She Couldn't Take It (1935) as Photographer
If You Could Only Cook (1935) as Reporter
An unhappy executive gets a job as a butler on a lark, only to fall for the family cook.
Fugitive Lady (1934) as
The Mad Game (1933) as Gangster
Bootlegger Ed Carson is sent to prison. His old gang turns from liquor (now legal) to kidnapping. When they nab the son and daughter-in-law of the judge who sent Carson to prison, he is paroled to help in the capture.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

King Kong (1933) as Stunt double for Robert Armstrong
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.
King Kong (1933) as Stunts
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.

Special Thanks (feature film)

Crossing the Bridge (1992) as Thanks
Set in 1975, the story focuses on the relationships between three friends.

Cast (feature film)

Twin Detectives (1976)
Identical twin detectives use their look-alike images to appear to be in two places at the same time in an attempt to expose a psychic con group, but become involved in a deadly game when a beautiful medium turns up murdered. This unsuccessful pilot for a series marked the TV movie debut for veteran

Cast (short)

So You Want to Build a House (1948)
In this comedic short film, Joe McDoakes is evicted from his apartment and must find a new home. Vitaphone Release 1606A.
So You Want an Apartment (1948)
In this comedic short, Joe McDoakes goes apartment hunting. Vitaphone Release 1613A.
Main Street Today (1944)
This short film promotes the U.S. war effort at home in a small town.
This "Crime Does Not Pay" short depicts how the police put a horse race betting scam out of business.
Jack Pot (1940)
This short film focuses on illegal gambling and bookmaking.
Give Till It Hurts (1937)
This short film focuses on charity fraud.

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