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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Excuse My Dust (1951) as Narrator
An inventor''''s new automobile could put his girlfriend''''s livery stable out of business.
2.
Song of Russia (1944) as Commentator
An American symphonic conductor trapped in Russia during World War II helps with the resistance.
3.
The Sullivans (1944) as Admiral
During WWII, five brothers enlist in the Navy and are assigned to serve on the same ship.
4.
Kentucky (1938) as Commentator
A Romeo and Juliet love story set amidst horseracing.

Writer (feature film)

5.
The Great Morgan (1945) as Orig story and scr "Our Old Car"
An actor's attempt to produce a movie results in a collection of random musical numbers.

Producer (feature film)

6.
The Great Morgan (1945) as Prod "Our Old Car"
An actor's attempt to produce a movie results in a collection of random musical numbers.

Cast (short)

7.
The Million Dollar Nickel (1952)
This propaganda short focuses on how the war against Communism can be fought by the purchase of a stamp.
8.
Screen Actors (1950)
This short film takes a look at the off-screen personas of screen actors.
9.
Mr. Whitney Had a Notion (1949)
A short dramatization of how Eli Whitney developed the system of interchangeable parts and mass-production after promising the U.S. War Department 10,000 muskets over two years.
10.
Clues to Adventure (1949)
This short film presents how separate events led to the creation of three of the rights in the American Constitution.
11.
City of Children (1949)
This short film looks at a community in Illinois that is the home for orphaned children.
12.
Souvenirs of Death (1948)
This short film tells the story of how an automatic weapon used by Germans during WWII makes its way into the hands of a gangster.
13.
The Fabulous Fraud (1948)
This short film focuses on Dr. Anton Mesmer, the man who discovered hypnotism.
14.
My Old Town (1948)
Narrator John Nesbitt reminisces about his home town and childhood in this short film.
15.
Annie Was a Wonder (1948)
This short film has narrator John Nesbitt tell the story of Scandinavian immigrant Annie Swenson, who worked as a cook/housekeeper in the Nesbitt home.
16.
A Really Important Person (1947)
In this short film, a policeman''''s son searches for a suitable subject for an essay about an important person.
17.
Goodbye, Miss Turlock (1947)
This Oscar-winning short film has an adult looking back at his childhood where he was taught by a stern teacher in a one-room school.
18.
The Amazing Mr. Nordill (1947)
This short film focuses on Everett Nordill, a mastermind behind a counterfeiting ring in the mid-nineteenth century.
19.
Our Old Car (1946)
In this short film, a man traces his history by the succession of cars his father owned.
20.
Magic on a Stick (1946)
This short film focuses on chemist John Walker, who invented the wooden friction match.
21.
The Seesaw and the Shoes (1945)
This short film shows how two objects, the seesaw and a pair of shoes, led to important discoveries.
22.
The Great American Mug (1945)
This short film takes a look at the typical American barbershop.
23.
It Looks Like Rain (1945)
This short film takes a look at the tools and methods used to forecast the weather.
24.
Stairway to Light (1945)
This short film focuses on Dr. Phillipe Pinel, who initiated humane treatment of the mentally ill in the 18th century.
25.
People on Paper (1945)
This short film provides a history of comic strips, with clips of various cartoonists at work.
26.
A Lady Fights Back (1944)
This short film details the "life" of a luxury liner that is eventually used to assist in the war effort.
27.
Return from Nowhere (1944)
In this short film, a man recovers his lost memories when he is forced to relive events in his dreams.
28.
The Immortal Blacksmith (1944)
This short film tells the true story of Vermont blacksmith and inventor Tom Davenport.
29.
Main Street Today (1944)
This short film promotes the U.S. war effort at home in a small town.
30.
Grandpa Called It Art (1944)
This short film looks at changing definitions of art in the U.S.
31.
INFLATION (1943)
Propaganda short from 1943 depicting the devil conspiring with Adolph Hitler by phone to economically sabatage the US. He tries to prey on people's fear and greed, to get them to hoard food, sell war bonds for quick cash, buy scarce items on the black market and beat the government rationing and price ceilings.
32.
That's Why I Left You (1943)
In this short film, a husband leaves his wife and then sends her a letter explaining why he left.
33.
Who's Superstitious? (1943)
This short film examines the origins of several superstitions, including crossing one''''s fingers when lying and why opening an umbrella inside a building is bad luck.
34.
Nursery Rhyme Mysteries (1943)
This short film examines the origins of popular nursery rhymes.
35.
Forgotten Treasure (1943)
This short film highlights the film preservation efforts of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
36.
To My Unborn Son (1943)
In this short film, a man attempting to defend his village against the Nazis writes a letter to his unborn child.
37.
Don't You Believe It (1943)
This short film looks at several historical "truths" that just aren''''t so...
38.
Trifles That Win Wars (1943)
This short film looks at how a number of inventions made a major contribution to the U.S. war effort.
39.
Storm (1943)
This short film takes a look at how the U.S. weather bureau tries to warn farmers about potentially hazardous storms.
40.
This Is Tomorrow (1943)
This short film takes a look at the evolution of the American city, from the small farming village to the future planned suburban community.
41.
We Do It Because- (1942)
This short film explores the origins of various customs, such as shaking hands and kissing.
42.
Madero of Mexico (1942)
This short film chronicles the political life of Francisco Madero.
43.
Flag of Mercy (1942)
Short film "Angel of Mercy" (1939), which depicts the efforts of Clara Barton to organize a hospital service for soldiers, is re-edited with footage relating it to America's involvement in World War II.
44.
The Magic Alphabet (1942)
This short film focuses on the work of Dutch physician Christiaan Eijkman.
45.
Vendetta (1942)
This short film focuses on the story of Carlo Pozzo di Borgo, a boyhood friend of Napoleon Bonaparte who eventually turned against him.
46.
Mr. Blabbermouth! (1942)
This short film, part of the U.S. pro-war movement, suggests citizens avoid listening to rumors during wartime.
47.
The Film That Was Lost (1942)
This short film provides a look at the problems of film preservation efforts in the 1930s and 1940s.
48.
The Incredible Stranger (1942)
This short film, set in 1893, focuses on a stranger that arrives in a small town and keeps a promise he made to his wife.
49.
The Woman in the House (1942)
This short film explores the social phobia of anthropophobia, which is the fear of people.
50.
Famous Boners (1942)
This short film looks at three instances of people who either caused or were the victims of errors.
51.
Whispers (1941)
This short film shows how gossip can be used to spread propaganda or ruin a person''''s reputation.
52.
Out of Darkness (1941)
This short film focuses on the Nazi''''s efforts to shut down underground newspapers.
53.
This Is the Bowery (1941)
This short film focuses on a man entering the Bowery district in New York City, and his attempt to "clean up" and find work.
54.
More Trifles of Importance (1941)
This short film highlights medical discoveries that were discovered by accident.
55.
Strange Testament (1941)
This short film focuses on the strange effect a girl at Mardi Gras has on a poor immigrant.
56.
Your Last Act (1941)
A short film about the odd bequests that people have made in their final wills.
57.
Willie and the Mouse (1941)
This short film examines how the behavior of mice can be studied in relation to the behavior of school children.
58.
Main Street on the March! (1941)
This short film focuses on America''''s changing mood to events leading up to WWII.
59.
Hobbies (1941)
This short film takes a look at the unusual hobbies of various individuals.
60.
Of Pups and Puzzles (1941)
This short film showcases how the war department utilizes animals to assist with aptitude testing.
61.
The Hidden Master (1940)
This short film focuses on true stories about the power of luck and incredible chance.
62.
Trifles of Importance (1940)
This short film presents how small, seemingly trivial things such as a number, doodling, or a suit of clothes can tell an interesting story.
63.
A Way in the Wilderness (1940)
This short film focuses on Joseph Goldberger, the physician who found a cure for an endemic that affected the American South in the 1910''s.
64.
AMERICAN SPOKEN HERE (1940)
One of MGM's "Passing Parade" short films, "American Spoken Here" takes a humorous look at the (possibly apocryphal) stories behind some common American slang terms.
65.
Utopia of Death (1940)
This short film focuses on the mysterious and legendary Seri Indians who live in a utopian colony off the west coast of Mexico.
66.
Dreams (1940)
This short film examines why certain dreams occur and how they affect certain individuals.
67.
XXX Medico (1940)
This short film focuses on developing medical systems that will enable doctors to operate over long distances.
68.
New Roadways (1939)
This short film focuses on various projects carried out by research laboratories in the United States.
69.
The Story That Couldn't Be Printed (1939)
This short film focuses on the story of John Peter Zengler, who was tried for sedition based on what he printed in his newspaper.
70.
The Story of Dr. Jenner (1939)
This short film focuses on country doctor Edward Jenner, who developed the vaccination through his research of smallpox.
71.
Angel of Mercy (1939)
This short film details the life of Clara Barton, founder of the Red Cross.
72.
One Against the World (1939)
This short film presents the story of Dr. Ephraim McDowell, who came under scrutiny for his pioneering of surgical practices.
73.
The Giant of Norway (1939)
This short film focuses on the story of Norwegian explorer and diplomat Fridtjof Nansen.
74.
Forgotten Victory (1939)
The short film tells the story of Mark Carleton, a worker for the USDA who travels across the world trying to find wheat that farmers can grow despite various disasters.
75.
The Story of Alfred Nobel (1939)
This short film tells the story of Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite.
76.
Yankee Doodle Goes to Town (1939)
This patriotic short film provides a brief history of American democracy.
77.
Unseen Guardians (1939)
This short film focuses on the Postal Inspection Service, which investigates mail order racketeering.
78.
The Ship That Died (1938)
This short film looks at the mystery of the Mary Celeste, a ship that was discovered abandoned for no discernible reason.
79.
The Face Behind the Mask (1938)
This dramatized short film focuses on the historical mystery of France''''s "man in the iron mask."
80.
That Mothers Might Live (1938)
This short film focuses on the story of Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis, a physician that realized the death of new mothers could be reduced through the washing of hands.
81.
Passing Parade No. 1 (1938)
The first in a long running series of informative shorts, this one detailing various random facts.
82.
The Ship That Died (1938)
This short film looks at the mystery of the Mary Celeste, a ship that was discovered abandoned for no discernible reason.

Writer (short)

83.
City of Children (1949)
This short film looks at a community in Illinois that is the home for orphaned children.
84.
Mr. Whitney Had a Notion (1949)
A short dramatization of how Eli Whitney developed the system of interchangeable parts and mass-production after promising the U.S. War Department 10,000 muskets over two years.
85.
Clues to Adventure (1949)
This short film presents how separate events led to the creation of three of the rights in the American Constitution.
86.
Annie Was a Wonder (1948)
This short film has narrator John Nesbitt tell the story of Scandinavian immigrant Annie Swenson, who worked as a cook/housekeeper in the Nesbitt home.
87.
My Old Town (1948)
Narrator John Nesbitt reminisces about his home town and childhood in this short film.
88.
The Fabulous Fraud (1948)
This short film focuses on Dr. Anton Mesmer, the man who discovered hypnotism.
89.
The Amazing Mr. Nordill (1947)
This short film focuses on Everett Nordill, a mastermind behind a counterfeiting ring in the mid-nineteenth century.
90.
Goodbye, Miss Turlock (1947)
This Oscar-winning short film has an adult looking back at his childhood where he was taught by a stern teacher in a one-room school.
91.
Our Old Car (1946)
In this short film, a man traces his history by the succession of cars his father owned.
92.
Stairway to Light (1945)
This short film focuses on Dr. Phillipe Pinel, who initiated humane treatment of the mentally ill in the 18th century.
93.
People on Paper (1945)
This short film provides a history of comic strips, with clips of various cartoonists at work.
94.
The Immortal Blacksmith (1944)
This short film tells the true story of Vermont blacksmith and inventor Tom Davenport.
95.
This Is Tomorrow (1943)
This short film takes a look at the evolution of the American city, from the small farming village to the future planned suburban community.
96.
The Woman in the House (1942)
This short film explores the social phobia of anthropophobia, which is the fear of people.
97.
Trifles of Importance (1940)
This short film presents how small, seemingly trivial things such as a number, doodling, or a suit of clothes can tell an interesting story.

Producer (short)

98.
Clues to Adventure (1949)
This short film presents how separate events led to the creation of three of the rights in the American Constitution.
99.
City of Children (1949)
This short film looks at a community in Illinois that is the home for orphaned children.
100.
My Old Town (1948)
Narrator John Nesbitt reminisces about his home town and childhood in this short film.
101.
Annie Was a Wonder (1948)
This short film has narrator John Nesbitt tell the story of Scandinavian immigrant Annie Swenson, who worked as a cook/housekeeper in the Nesbitt home.
102.
A Really Important Person (1947)
In this short film, a policeman''''s son searches for a suitable subject for an essay about an important person.
103.
The Amazing Mr. Nordill (1947)
This short film focuses on Everett Nordill, a mastermind behind a counterfeiting ring in the mid-nineteenth century.
104.
Goodbye, Miss Turlock (1947)
This Oscar-winning short film has an adult looking back at his childhood where he was taught by a stern teacher in a one-room school.
105.
Magic on a Stick (1946)
This short film focuses on chemist John Walker, who invented the wooden friction match.
106.
Our Old Car (1946)
In this short film, a man traces his history by the succession of cars his father owned.
107.
The Seesaw and the Shoes (1945)
This short film shows how two objects, the seesaw and a pair of shoes, led to important discoveries.
108.
The Great American Mug (1945)
This short film takes a look at the typical American barbershop.
109.
People on Paper (1945)
This short film provides a history of comic strips, with clips of various cartoonists at work.
110.
It Looks Like Rain (1945)
This short film takes a look at the tools and methods used to forecast the weather.
111.
Grandpa Called It Art (1944)
This short film looks at changing definitions of art in the U.S.
112.
Return from Nowhere (1944)
In this short film, a man recovers his lost memories when he is forced to relive events in his dreams.
113.
The Immortal Blacksmith (1944)
This short film tells the true story of Vermont blacksmith and inventor Tom Davenport.
114.
A Lady Fights Back (1944)
This short film details the "life" of a luxury liner that is eventually used to assist in the war effort.
115.
Trifles That Win Wars (1943)
This short film looks at how a number of inventions made a major contribution to the U.S. war effort.
116.
This Is Tomorrow (1943)
This short film takes a look at the evolution of the American city, from the small farming village to the future planned suburban community.
117.
That's Why I Left You (1943)
In this short film, a husband leaves his wife and then sends her a letter explaining why he left.
118.
Don't You Believe It (1943)
This short film looks at several historical "truths" that just aren''''t so...
119.
To My Unborn Son (1943)
In this short film, a man attempting to defend his village against the Nazis writes a letter to his unborn child.
120.
Nursery Rhyme Mysteries (1943)
This short film examines the origins of popular nursery rhymes.
121.
Who's Superstitious? (1943)
This short film examines the origins of several superstitions, including crossing one''''s fingers when lying and why opening an umbrella inside a building is bad luck.
122.
Famous Boners (1942)
This short film looks at three instances of people who either caused or were the victims of errors.
123.
We Do It Because- (1942)
This short film explores the origins of various customs, such as shaking hands and kissing.
124.
The Magic Alphabet (1942)
This short film focuses on the work of Dutch physician Christiaan Eijkman.
125.
The Film That Was Lost (1942)
This short film provides a look at the problems of film preservation efforts in the 1930s and 1940s.
126.
Madero of Mexico (1942)
This short film chronicles the political life of Francisco Madero.
127.
Flag of Mercy (1942)
Short film "Angel of Mercy" (1939), which depicts the efforts of Clara Barton to organize a hospital service for soldiers, is re-edited with footage relating it to America's involvement in World War II.
128.
The Incredible Stranger (1942)
This short film, set in 1893, focuses on a stranger that arrives in a small town and keeps a promise he made to his wife.
129.
The Woman in the House (1942)
This short film explores the social phobia of anthropophobia, which is the fear of people.
130.
Main Street on the March! (1941)
This short film focuses on America''''s changing mood to events leading up to WWII.
131.
Willie and the Mouse (1941)
This short film examines how the behavior of mice can be studied in relation to the behavior of school children.
132.
Hobbies (1941)
This short film takes a look at the unusual hobbies of various individuals.
133.
Of Pups and Puzzles (1941)
This short film showcases how the war department utilizes animals to assist with aptitude testing.
134.
Strange Testament (1941)
This short film focuses on the strange effect a girl at Mardi Gras has on a poor immigrant.
135.
Your Last Act (1941)
A short film about the odd bequests that people have made in their final wills.
136.
More Trifles of Importance (1941)
This short film highlights medical discoveries that were discovered by accident.
137.
Utopia of Death (1940)
This short film focuses on the mysterious and legendary Seri Indians who live in a utopian colony off the west coast of Mexico.
138.
The Hidden Master (1940)
This short film focuses on true stories about the power of luck and incredible chance.
139.
Dreams (1940)
This short film examines why certain dreams occur and how they affect certain individuals.
140.
A Way in the Wilderness (1940)
This short film focuses on Joseph Goldberger, the physician who found a cure for an endemic that affected the American South in the 1910''s.
141.
XXX Medico (1940)
This short film focuses on developing medical systems that will enable doctors to operate over long distances.
142.
AMERICAN SPOKEN HERE (1940)
One of MGM's "Passing Parade" short films, "American Spoken Here" takes a humorous look at the (possibly apocryphal) stories behind some common American slang terms.
143.
Trifles of Importance (1940)
This short film presents how small, seemingly trivial things such as a number, doodling, or a suit of clothes can tell an interesting story.
144.
New Roadways (1939)
This short film focuses on various projects carried out by research laboratories in the United States.
145.
Yankee Doodle Goes to Town (1939)
This patriotic short film provides a brief history of American democracy.
146.
One Against the World (1939)
This short film presents the story of Dr. Ephraim McDowell, who came under scrutiny for his pioneering of surgical practices.
147.
The Story of Alfred Nobel (1939)
This short film tells the story of Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite.
148.
The Story That Couldn't Be Printed (1939)
This short film focuses on the story of John Peter Zengler, who was tried for sedition based on what he printed in his newspaper.
149.
Forgotten Victory (1939)
The short film tells the story of Mark Carleton, a worker for the USDA who travels across the world trying to find wheat that farmers can grow despite various disasters.
150.
The Story of Dr. Jenner (1939)
This short film focuses on country doctor Edward Jenner, who developed the vaccination through his research of smallpox.
151.
The Giant of Norway (1939)
This short film focuses on the story of Norwegian explorer and diplomat Fridtjof Nansen.
152.
Joaquin Murrieta (1938)
This historical short film follows the life and exploits of killer outlaw Jaoquin Murrieta, in California in the 1850s.
153.
Passing Parade No. 1 (1938)
The first in a long running series of informative shorts, this one detailing various random facts.
154.
That Mothers Might Live (1938)
This short film focuses on the story of Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis, a physician that realized the death of new mothers could be reduced through the washing of hands.
155.
The City of Little Men (1938)
This short film focuses on a community founded by a Catholic Priest as a self-sufficient town for homeless and delinquent boys.

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