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Director (feature film)

Blood Voyage (1980) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Old Man Dogs (1997) as Mountain Guide
Young lovers Lyle and Sunie are hiking up Mount Penobscot when, without warning, an accident occurs. Sunnie is killed but her body is never recovered. One year later, Lyle receives a strange call from someone claiming to be Sunnie. She beckons him to return to Mount Penobscot and meet her at an old
Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
Musical autobiography of Loretta Lynn, who fought poverty and pills to become a country western star.
Clay Pigeon (1971) as
An ex-soldier is recruited by the FBI to go undercover in L.A. and find other ex-soldiers who are part of a drug-dealing gang.
The Rat Race (1960) as Good Humor man
A musician newly arrived in New York takes in a taxi dancer.
Bells Are Ringing (1960) as
An answering service operator gets mixed up in her clients' lives.
The Gazebo (1960) as Mr. Olson
A suburban couple tries to cope with a murder victim whose body refuses to stay put.
Some Came Running (1959) as Waiter
A veteran returns home to deal with family secrets and small-town scandals.
The Rookie (1959) as Ship's purser
All Mine to Give (1958) as Painless Paine
Pioneer children fight to build a new family after their parents die.
The Harder They Fall (1956) as Dundee referee
A cynical press agent exposes inhuman conditions in the boxing game.
Over-Exposed (1956) as Steve
Our Miss Brooks (1956) as Reporter
A high school teacher has to rescue the professor she loves from his grasping mother.
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) as Waiter
A novelist frames himself for murder to prove the fallibility of circumstantial evidence.
Kismet (1955) as Slave merchant
In this Arabian Nights musical, the "king of the beggars" infiltrates high society when his daughter is wooed by a handsome prince.
It's Always Fair Weather (1955) as Taxi driver
World War II buddies get mixed up with gangsters and an egotistical TV star when they hold a 10-year reunion.
The Prodigal (1955) as Forerunner
Biblical story of a young man led astray by an evil priestess.
My Six Convicts (1952) as Convict #3007
A prison psychologist tries to rehabilitate six hardcore criminals.
Scaramouche (1952) as Harlequin
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
Watch the Birdie (1951) as Workman
A photographer falls for a rich girl and gets mixed up with crooks.
The Story of Seabiscuit (1949) as Spectator
Fictionalized account of the legendary racehorse's training and triumphs.
Neptune's Daughter (1949) as Little wrangler
Mistaken identity complicates a polo player's romance with a bathing suit designer.
The Luck of the Irish (1948) as Irish dancer
George White's Scandals (1945) as Ladder gag man
Two sets of lovers come together while working on a big musical.
George White's Scandals (1945) as Stagehand
Two sets of lovers come together while working on a big musical.
Anchors Aweigh (1945) as Sailor
A pair of sailors on leave try to help a movie extra become a singing star.
Ghost Catchers (1944) as Mug
That's My Baby (1944) as
Moon Over Las Vegas (1944) as Waiter
Captive Wild Woman (1943) as Handler
A mad scientist transplants human glands into a gorilla, turning the ape into a beautiful young woman (Acquanetta). However, a severe emotional jolt soon reverts her back into her primitive self with disastrous consequences.
Flesh and Fantasy (1943) as Acrobat
Two clubmen discuss the occult, introducing three weird tales: 1) Plain, bitter Henrietta secretly loves law student Michael. Then on Mardi Gras night, a mysterious stranger gives her a mask of beauty that she must return at midnight. 2) At a party, palmist Podgers makes uncannily accurate predictions, later telling skeptic Marshal Tyler that he will murder someone. The notion obsesses Tyler, with ironic consequences. 3) High wire artist Gaspar dreams of falling, then loses his nerve. He recognizes Joan from his dreams, and falls for her. Will any of his dreams, involving Joan and disaster, come true?
Follow the Band (1943) as Charlie
Jail House Blues (1942) as Frank
Vengeance of the West (1942) as Cannonball Boggs
The last entry in Columbia's series co-starring Bill Elliott and Tex Ritter (who departed for the corrals at Republic and Universal), and a remake of 1931's "The Avenger" with Buck Jones: Joaquin Murietta (Bill Elliott)is robbed of his property by Jeff Gorman (Dick Curtis) and town banker Gil Kirby (Robert Fiske) and seeks revenge by disguising himself as a masked bandit, known as The Grey Shadow,and begins to raid gold shipments intended for Gorman and Kirby. Anita Morrell (Adele Mara) arrives in town and is shocked to learn that her father has been murdered. California Ranger Tex Lake (Tex Ritter) investigates and finds clues, planted by Gorman and Kirby,implicating Murietta. Kirby, the real killer, demands $2,000 from Anita in return for the deed to her father's gold mine.Murietta comes to her, denies any involvement in the killing, and gives her the needed money. Lake is on Murietta's trail, but the two are soon united in a fight against the outlaws.
Prairie Gunsmoke (1942) as Cannonball
To win possession of the ranches he holds mortgages on, crooked banker Jim Kelton (Tristram Coffin) has his henchmen led by Spike Allen (Joe McGuinn) raid the ranches and stampede the cattle herds thereby ensuring the ranchers can't meet their notes. U. S. Marshal Wild Bill Hickok (Bill Elliott) arrives and is immediately distrusted by Tex Terrell (Tex Ritter) because of Hickok's policy of enforcing the letter of the law. But when Hickok rescues rancher Henry Wade (Hal Price) and his daughter Lucy (Virginia Carroll) from the Kelton gang, Tex joins with Hickok to use the law against Kelton.
North of the Rockies (1942) as Cannonball Rideaux
Morgan and his gang are smuggling furs across the border. Both the Mounties on the Canadian side and Tex Martin on the American side are after them. When Morgan sets up Tex to be found with furs, Mountie Bill arrests him. But he lets him go hoping he will lead him to the gang and eventually the two join forces.
The Lone Star Vigilantes (1942) as Cannonball
Bullets for Bandits (1942) as Cannonball
The Devil's Trail (1942) as Cannonball
Its pre-civil war days and Bull McQuade is trying to keep Kansas from becomming a free state. He controls the town of Tiburon, a haven for wanted outlaws. One of the wanted men is Bill Hickok and Marshal Tex Martin comes to get him. Later when Hickok saves Tex's life, the two join up and return to Tiburon to try and bring in McQuade and his gang.
Highways by Night (1942) as Waiter with gun
A wealthy playboy gets mixed up with the mob.
Roaring Frontiers (1941) as Cannonball
When Tex confronts Hawk Hammond about the murder of his father, the Sheriff is shot. Hammond claims Tex did it and arriving, Bill Hickok takes the job of bringing Tex in. Avoiding Hammond's lynch mob, Bill and Tex take the stage to the County seat. At the relay station Tex finally realizes their mysteriouous stage passenger was in the room when the Sheriff was killed. Finding him gone they head out after him.
Hello Sucker (1941) as Taxi driver
Lucky Devils (1941) as Foreigner
Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga (1941) as Maxwell
Steve (Charles Lang), Skat(Eddie Quillan) and other members of a high-ridin', rug-cuttin' musical combo from Oklahoma set off to conquer Broadway, only to find that rhumba-rhythm is all the rage. They decide to sail for Havana to learn the rhythm and pick up the accent, and, on board the ship, Steve meets Rosita Alvarez (Helen Parrish) who is Cuba-bound with her father, Pop Alvarez (Leon Errol), a merry confidence man. All have problems they expect to be solved by Madame La Zonda (Lupe Velez), but they arrive and find that the exotic queen of the rhumba's night club has gone broke. Another confidence man, Beheegan (William Frawley), who has sold a few city halls in his day, provides the answer to everything; using a satchel filled with ill-gotten gains and under the watchful eyes of Alvin (Big Boy Williams), Gabby (Shemp Howard) and Maxwell (Frank Mitchell), he purchases several mythical plantations in South America from Pop.
Caught in the Draft (1941) as Captain
Don Bolton is a movie star who can't stand loud noises. To evade the draft, he decides to get married...but falls for a colonel's daughter. By mistake, he and his two cronies enlist. In basic training, Don hopes to make a good impression on the fair Antoinette and her father, but his military career is largely slapstick. Will he ever get his corporal's stripes?
Waterloo Bridge (1940) as Father
A ballerina turns to prostitution when her fiance is reported killed in World War I.
West of Carson City (1940) as Breed
When a gold strike turns a ghost town into a boom town, Gorman arrives to open his crooked gambling hall and Judge Harkins arrives to bring law and order. Jim Bannister is aiding the Judge by bringing in Gorman's outlaws and to lure Jim into a trap, Gorman's men kidnap the Judge and his daughter for bait.
Danger on Wheels (1940) as Truck driver
Double Alibi (1940) as Lennie Noland
Rhythm of the Rio Grande (1940) as Shorty
The Leatherpushers (1940) as Grogan's manager
Tropic Fury (1939) as Amando
Call a Messenger (1939) as Barber
A tough street kid attempts to rob a post office and is caught. In order to avoid reform school, he takes a job as a messenger with the post office. He finds that he likes it, and when his brother is released from prison, attempts to help his brother go straight. However, the two of them get mixed up with a local gangster, who has plans to start robbing post office branches and using the messenger and his brother to do it.
Little Accident (1939) as Customer
The Singing Kid (1936) as Dope
An egotistical singing star makes a talented kid his protege.
Sons O' Guns (1936) as Ritter
A song-and-dance man gets caught up in war and espionage.
Music Is Magic (1935) as Peanuts Harper
Vaudevillians supporting the musical efforts of aging Hollywood star Diane de Valle decide to head for Tinseltown themselves when de Valle's high salary and low drawing power cancel the revue. Managing to land roles in a de Valle musical movie, perky Peggy is rescued from the chorus line by the tricks of her boyfriend Jack, who uses bravado to usurp de Valle's role in favor of Peggy, who is more suited to the bouncy musical.
Spring Tonic (1935) as Griffen Nasher
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934) as Senator Danforth
President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new secretary soon runs afoul of political lobbyists out to destroy his department.
She Learned About Sailors (1934) as Peanuts
Shanghai nightclub singer Jean falls in love to a sailor, but after his ship left Shangahai, he is of the oppinion that he cannot support her in the States, so he writes her in a letter, that he will not see her again, but two practical jokers intercept it and write another with an opposite content. Jean comes to the states, but her sailor doesn't aknowledge her, but the two don't give up trying to bring Jean and sailor back together.
365 Nights in Hollywood (1934) as Percy
Down-on-his-luck film director Jimmie Dale takes a job at a fly-by-night acting school. He is drawn into the plans of the school's owner to bilk a wealthy young man out of the funds he has supplied to shoot a movie starring pretty student Alice Perkins. But Jimmie hopes to bilk the bilkers by actually completing the movie as ostensibly planned.
Humoresque (1920) as Baby Kantor
Young Leon Kanter dreams of being a great violinist. His parents scrape up the money for a violin and for lessons, and Leon rewards them by becoming a great player. But as an adult, Leon finds that people want more from him than just music.

Art Department (feature film)

Red Sky at Morning (1971) as Greenman
A young boy adjusts to moving to a new town, as the experiences and people he meets mature him unexpectedly.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
Musical autobiography of Loretta Lynn, who fought poverty and pills to become a country western star.
Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
Musical autobiography of Loretta Lynn, who fought poverty and pills to become a country western star.

Cast (special)

Totally Outrageous -- Love (2001) as Interviewee
Special that reveals how everyday couples fulfill their dreams, as they plan and implement their proposals and marriage vows.

Editing (special)

Warrior in Two Worlds (2000) as On-Line Editor
Documentary that chronicles the life of Ely Parker, a Seneca chief, Civil War hero and the first Native American to serve as Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
Echoes From the Ancients (1998) as On-Line Editor
Documentary about the destruction of the city of Yodefat almost 2000 years ago. The people of Yodefat, in the region that is now Israel, battled against the Roman army for 47 days but the Romans prevailed. The few Yodefat residents who weren't killed were enslaved, with the exception of Flavius Jose

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Cast (short)

Hollywood Hobbies (1939)
In this short film, two young girls take a tour of Hollywood to see the private lives of celebrities.

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