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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
The Kettles in the Ozarks (1956) as
Ma and the kids head back to the Ozarks for a visit with Uncle Sedge (essentially a Pa Kettle replacement). He's working his way through a twenty years long relationship with Miss Bedelia Baines.
2.
Women's Prison (1955) as Burke
A crusading psychiatrist battles a sadistic female warden to improve conditions at a women''''s prison.
3.
The Eddie Cantor Story (1954) as Pianist
The beloved entertainer rises to stardom from humble beginnings in the slums.
4.
Riding Shotgun (1954) as Townswoman
A stagecoach guard is mistaken for a member of a gang of outlaws.
5.
Francis Covers the Big Town (1953) as Mrs. Potterby
6.
The Last Posse (1953) as Mrs. Mitchell
Flashbacks reveal how a posse after stolen money returned empty handed.
7.
8.
Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder (1952) as Mrs. Abernathy
9.
Heart of the Rockies (1951) as Mrs. Edsel
A crooked rancher frames the boys on a rehabilitation ranch for a series of crimes.
10.
The Groom Wore Spurs (1951) as Mrs. Forbes
11.
Hunt the Man Down (1951) as
Lawyer uncovers secrets behind a decade-old murder case.
12.
The Unknown Man (1951) as Maid
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he''''s gotten off was really guilty.
13.
The Blue Veil (1951) as Customer
14.
Trail of the Rustlers (1950) as Mrs. J. G. Mahoney
A cowboy helps a beautiful woman protect her family''''s ranch from land grabbers.
15.
Kansas Raiders (1950) as
Audie Murphy plays a young Jesse James falling under the Svengali-like spell of the outlaw William Quantrill, played by Brian Donlevy. Jesse and his youthful gang join the rebels to avenge the death of his parents only to become disillusioned with the senseless violence and looting of innocent civilians. Goaded by Quantrill's girl to leave, Jesse vacillates until the Yankess close in. Quantrill forces Jesse to leave and faces the Yankess gunfire alone. Jesse rides off with his gang and the rest is history.
16.
Prisoners in Petticoats (1950) as Matron
17.
A Woman of Distinction (1950) as Member
A publicity hungry press agent creates a romance between an icy college dean and a visiting lecturer.
18.
Fancy Pants (1950) as Mollie
A wild West family wins a British valet in a poker game and passes him off as a nobleman.
19.
Harriet Craig (1950) as Mrs. Winston
A woman''''s devotion to her home drives away friends and family.
20.
Destination Big House (1950) as Mrs. Carroll
21.
Prejudice (1949) as
22.
The Doolins of Oklahoma (1949) as Grocer's wife
An outlaw tries to leave the family gang and go straight.
23.
Let's Live a Little (1948) as Dressmaker
A harried, overworked advertising executive is being pursued romantically by one of his clients, a successful perfume magnate ... and his former fiancée. The latest client of the agency is a psychiatrist and author of a new book. When the executive goes over to discuss the ad campaign, the psychiatrist turns out to be a woman. But what does he really need? Romance? Or analysis?
24.
T-Men (1948) as
U.S. agents infiltrate a deadly counterfeiting ring.
25.
The Snake Pit (1948) as Patient
A young woman tries to recover her sanity in a corrupt mental institution.
26.
Mickey (1948) as Office nurse
27.
Beat the Band (1947) as Mrs. Rogers
A country girl tries to conquer the world of opera.
28.
Linda, Be Good (1947) as Mrs. Thompson
29.
Living in a Big Way (1947) as Margaud "Maggie" Morgan
A returning GI and his war bride finally get to know each other and don't really like what they see.
30.
31.
Shadows Over Chinatown (1946) as Kate Johnson
Chinese detective Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) is on his way to San Francisco to take over a murder case when he meets a woman, Mrs. Conover (Mary Gordon), who is searching for her missing daughter and a young man, Jeff Tilford (Bruce Kellogg), who is looking for his missing fiancee. Investigation by Charlie discloses they are both looking for the same girl, Mary Conover (Tanis Chandler). Chan eventually uncovers a murder gang, which has been collecting the life insurance of its victims.
32.
Talk About a Lady (1946) as Letitia Harrison
33.
Junior Prom (1946) as Mrs. [Isabel] Rogers
34.
I've Always Loved You (1946) as Music teacher
A conductor means to destroy the career of a former student, pianist Myra Hassman. Showing no mercy, he conspires to ruin her even as she wrestles with Rachmaninoff at Carnegie Hall.
35.
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Nurse
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
36.
Hold That Blonde (1945) as Mrs. Sedgemore
Ogden Spencer Trulow III (Eddie Bracken) is a wealthy kleptomaniac who turned to stealing when he was spurned by a girl. His psychoanalyst advises him to find another girl for a cure. He fastens his interest upon Sally Martin (Veronica Lake), who happens to be engaged upon helping some crooks steal a valuable necklace. Complications include two scantily attired individuals, one of them drunk, clinging to the cornice of a skyscraper and a large band of crooks in quest of the precious jewels.
37.
The Man Who Walked Alone (1945) as Jail matron
Marion Scott (Dave O'Brien), honorably discharged WW II soldier, in "civies" and carrying a suitcase containing his uniform and medals, is hitch-hiking to the small hometown of a buddy killed overseas, intending to make it his home. En-route, he encounters wealthy society girl Wilhelmina Hammond (Kay Aldridge), who is running away from her stuffed-shirt fiancee, Alvin Bailey (Smith Ballew) and has taken his car without permission. Marion and Wilhelmina are bickering over a blow-out and an empty gas tank when the local cops appear and haul them off to jail on a car-theft charge. Wilhelmina establishes her identity and is released and, intrigued by Marion whom she suspects is a deserter, arranges his release also. She takes him to the Hammond estate and tells Marion, who does not know her true identity, she is Mrs. Hammond's secretary. Wilhelmina has no keys to the home and they are arrested again when they are caught crawling into the house through a window. This time reporters and photographers discover her identity and plaster the papers with a story of an heiress running out on her rich fiancee to take up with an unknown stranger. Over the objections of the Hammond caretaker, Wiggins (Walter Catlett), she hires Marion as a chauffeur and stands her ground when her irate mother (Isabel Randolph) and angry fiancee rush home from New York with their entourage, including: Aunt Harriet (Ruth Lee), an old maid who had an unfortuance love affir during WW I; Patricia (June Robinson), "Willie's" young and mischievous sister; Camille (Vicki Saunders), the family dressmaker, and Champ (Guinn "Big Boy" Williams), Alvin's physical instructor. It becomes a battle of wills as Mrs. Hammond and Alvin are determined to break up a romance that doesn't exist, as "Willie" and Marion are constantly bickering, and Aunt Harriet who is all for the pair getting together.
38.
Fallen Angel (1945) as Mrs. Judd
A man is accused of killing a waitress he had tried to seduce with his wife''''s money.
39.
The Affairs of Susan (1945) as Actress at party
Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive country girl who reluctantly becomes an actress, another paints a picture of a gay party girl and and the third describes a serious intellectual. Which one is the real Susan?
40.
Rough Riders of Cheyenne (1945) as Harriet Sterling
41.
Standing Room Only (1944) as Colonel's wife
During World War II, Lee Stevens travels to Washington D.C. with his secretary Jane Rogers in order to secure a government contract. Not thinking it through, Jane cancels their hotel reservations when she feels the accomodations are inadequate. With no rooms available in the entire city Lee and Jane pose as a married couple and take positions as maid and butler in the Cromwell's home until the contract can be secured.
42.
Till We Meet Again (1944) as Portress
43.
The Mummy's Ghost (1944) as Mrs. Evans
The mummy Kharis is aided by a newly-ordained Egyptian priest in his quest for the reincarnation of his lost love.
44.
Keep 'Em Slugging (1943) as Customer
A gang of tough street kids decide to go straight and get jobs in order to free draft-age men for the war effort. However, because of their past tangles with the law, they can't find anybody who'll hire them. Finally one of them gets a job at the department store where his sister works, but runs afoul of a store executive who is in league with a ring of hijackers.
45.
Moonlight in Vermont (1943) as Elvira
Vermont farm girl Gwen Harding (Gloria Jean) enrolls in the Devereau School of Music in New York,and makes a singing hit at a school party. She wins the attention of student Richard "Slick" Ellis (Ray Malone)and also the jealousy of Slick's girlfriend Brenda Allenby (Vivian Austin). The school is in bad financial shape and its director, Lionel Devereau (George Dolenz),is in debt. Gwen's singing teacher from Vermont, Lucy Meadows (Fay Helm), arrives at the school and Devereau, thinking she is a job applicant, hires her as his secretary. Gwen has to leave school when her Uncle Rufus (Russell Simpson)is faced with ruin on the farm because of a shortage of help. Gwen returns and her school friends volunteer to go and help in bringing in the harvest. Gwen plans to enter her pet cow Myrtle in the stock show at the Farm Jubilee but Brenda steals and hides the cow.
46.
Rhythm of the Islands (1943) as Miss Priddy
47.
The Mummy's Tomb (1942) as
A high priest travels to America with the living mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.) to kill all those who had desecrated the tomb of the Egyptian princess Ananka thirty years earlier.
48.
Pittsburgh (1942) as Tilda
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.
49.
All Through the Night (1942) as Wife
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
50.
Lady in a Jam (1942) as Lady of the evening
51.
Madame Spy (1942) as Red Cross woman
52.
Nice Girl? (1941) as Woman gossip
A professor''''s daughter tries to shed her nice girl image when she falls for one of his business associates.
53.
Bachelor Daddy (1941) as Landlady
54.
Double Trouble (1941) as Mrs. Whitmore
The owner of an American bean cannery and his wife are expecting the arrival of two orphans from war-torn England, but the "youngsters" arrive and are two addled-brain adults, Albert (Harry Langdon) and Alfred Prattle (Charles Rogers). Making a worse deal out of a bad one, the owner puts them to work in his cannery where, among other mishaps, they manage to place a $100,000 gem in a can of beans. The word gets out and customers, hoping to buy the can with the gem, clear the market place of the company's beans.
55.
A Dangerous Game (1941) as Mrs. Hubbard
56.
It Started with Eve (1941) as
To please his dying father, a man hires a hatcheck girl to pose as his fiancée.
57.
One Foot in Heaven (1941) as Cashier
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
58.
Father Takes a Wife (1941) as Lady at launching
A famous actress has to win over her ready-made family when she weds a shipping magnate.
59.
You Belong to Me (1941) as Lipstick woman
A playboy marries a woman doctor then grows jealous of her male patients.
60.
Life Begins for Andy Hardy (1941) as Miss Gomez
A small-town boy tries life in the big city before going to college.
61.
Hot Steel (1940) as Elvira Appleby
62.
Earthbound (1940) as
Nick and Ellen's second honeymoon in Switzerland is interrupted when he is called back to Paris on business. But it turns out to be funny-business when he discovers his ex-mistress Linda sent him the telegram. Nick spurns her, leading her to shoot and kill him. His ghost cannot rest, though, since Linda's husband Jeff is arrested for the crime and tried. Nick hovers over Ellen guiding her to the evidence that will clear Jeff and convict Linda, at which point he can rest at peace.
63.
Third Finger, Left Hand (1940) as Miss Dell
A man-shy fashion editor pretends to be married until a suitor claims to be her husband.
64.
65.
Bad Man from Red Butte (1940) as Miss Woods
66.
An Angel from Texas (1940) as Mrs. Mills
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
67.
Santa Fe Trail (1940) as
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
68.
The House of the Seven Gables (1940) as Mrs. Reynolds
A man frames his brother for murder to secure the family fortune for himself.
69.
Alias the Deacon (1940) as Mrs. Gregory
70.
The Shop Around the Corner (1940) as Customer
Feuding co-workers don''''t realize they''''re secret romantic pen pals.
71.
The Honeymoon's Over (1939) as Newspaper woman
72.
When Tomorrow Comes (1939) as Watiress
73.
Risky Business (1939) as Mother
74.
Bridal Suite (1939) as Mrs. Spies
A playboy''''s fiancee sets out to reform her future husband and his flighty mother.
75.
Stop--Look and Love (1939) as Flower woman
76.
Cafe Society (1939) as Secretary
77.
I Stole a Million (1939) as Mrs. Loomis
78.
Sweethearts (1938) as Telephone operator
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
79.
The Great Waltz (1938) as Miss Dunkel
Composer Johann Strauss risks his marriage over his infatuation with a beautiful singer.
80.
The Sisters (1938) as
Three western girls make unhappy marriages at the turn of the century.
81.
The Road to Reno (1938) as Hannah
82.
Garden of the Moon (1938) as
A nightclub owner and a bandleader compete for the lead singer''''s heart.
83.
Young Fugitives (1938) as [Miss] Letty
Old Joel Bentham (Harry Davenport) is awarded $50,000 as the last surviving Civil War veteran in his part of the country. His fellow townsmen in Cleardale are more than willing to help him spend it, but he remembers their neglectful years and decides to spend it as he sees fit. He offers a home to Meg (Dorothea Kent) who has been forced into a hobo life by economic stress and also takes in Ray Riggins (Robert Wilcox), wild young grandson of a war comrade. He promises to make Ray his heir, against the advice of his servant, Benjie Collins (Clem Bevans.) Ray plans, with the aid of some former criminal pals, to rob the old man but changes his mind and is fighting a losing battle against the crooks when a corps of American Legion men, coming to escort Joel to a train, mops up the robbers.
84.
Captains Courageous (1937) as
A spoiled rich boy is lost at sea and rescued by a fishing boat, where hard work and responsibility help him become a man.
85.
Back in Circulation (1937) as
A reporter tries to win her editor''''s heart by solving a murder case.
86.
The Case of the Stuttering Bishop (1937) as Ida Gilbert
Perry Mason tries to find out if a long-lost heiress is the real thing.
87.
Meet the Missus (1937) as
A woman''''s mania for entering contests leads her family on a madcap trip to Atlantic City.
88.
Blazing Sixes (1937) as Aunt Sarah
A government agent poses as an outlaw to stop a series of gold robberies.
89.
Music for Madame (1937) as Admirer
An opera star trying to make it big in Hollywood gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
90.
Modern Times (1936) as The chaplain's wife
The Tramp struggles to live in a modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.
91.
Fury (1936) as Hysterical woman
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.

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