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Cast (feature film)

North by Northwest (1959) as Conductor
An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
The Tunnel of Love (1958) as Dr. Vancouver
A married couple endures endless red tape when they try to adopt a child.
Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957) as Grainger
Army veterans are on a mission to find out who sold faulty ammunition to a cavalry troop.
The True Story of Jesse James (1957) as Burnside
The young Rebel turns to crime after the Civil War''''s end.
Ransom! (1956) as Loomis
A wealthy couple tries to cope with the press and the police when their son is kidnapped.
Everything but the Truth (1956) as Chairman of school board
Willie Taylor, small-town 4th-grade schoolboy, takes to heart his admired teacher's words about truthfulness, and repeats in public his uncle's remark about paying a kickback to the mayor. Result: principal Miss Dabney (a political appointee) suspends Willie from school, and teacher Joan Madison, up against a political machine, enlists amorous columnist Ernie Miller to turn Willie's case into a cause celebre...
I Died a Thousand Times (1955) as Watchman
An ex-con dreaming of one last heist faces dissension within his gang.
Santa Fe Passage (1955) as Big man
Scout and wagon-train guide Kirby Randolph (John Payne) hates all Indians, particularly Kiowa Chief Satank (George Keymas), whose massacre of an entire wagon-train of settlers led by Kirby, has led to his ostracism and neither he nor his pal Sam Beekman (Slim Pickens) can get jobs. Aurelie St. Clair (Faith Domergue), who owns half of an ammunition shipment for sale in Santa Fe to Mexican insurrectionaries, protests when he partner Jess Griswold (Rod Cameron) hires Kirby and Sam as guides. When Kirby saves them all from a wild horse stampede instigated by Satank, she changes her mind and she and Kirby fall in love, although Kirby does not realize she is half-Indian. Jess, who is also in love with Aurelie and wanting to get rid of Kirby, sends his servant Chavez (Anthony Caruso) to Satank offering to deliver Kirby to the Chief in return for safe passage for the wagon train. But, Satank plans to get both Kirby and the wagon train.
Lucy Gallant (1955) as
A fashion designer sacrifices happiness to build a string of clothing stores.
The Eternal Sea (1955) as Rear admiral
A Man Alone (1955) as Wilson
The Gun That Won the West (1955) as Gen. Carveth
A cavalry attempts to establish a chain of forts in the Sioux Indian territory while simultaneously avoiding a war.
The Bounty Hunter (1954) as Olson
A bounty hunter attempts to track down three killers.
Let's Do It Again (1953) as Charlie, the policeman
A divorced couple finds it impossible to stay out of each other's lives.
The Member of the Wedding (1953) as Bus station clerk
When her brother marries, a 12-year-old girl faces the awkward pains of adolescence.
Scandal at Scourie (1953) as Duggin
Controversy erupts in a small Canadian town when a Protestant couple tries to adopt a Catholic child.
Shane (1953) as Pete
A mysterious drifter helps farmers fight off a vicious gunman.
The Lady Wants Mink (1953) as Mr. Binyon
For her birthday Ritchie Connors gives his wife Nora a coat from the store where he works. His workday gloom is made even worse when their friend from next-door shows up that evening in a mink. To try and make things right Nora goes out and buys four live mink to raise. But the attempt at grow-your-own-coat is none too popular with husband or neighbours.
The System (1953) as Sen. Richard Ketteridge
The President's Lady (1953) as Cruthers
Future president Andrew Jackson defies scandal to marry a divorced woman.
The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953) as Gov. Hamilton Fish
Erie Canal, N.Y., 1850: Molly Larkins, cook on Jotham Klore's canal boat, has a love-hate relationship with her boss. She hires handsome new haul-horse driver Dan Harrow and the inevitable triangle develops (complicated by Dan's desire to farm and Molly's to boat) against a background of the canalmen's fight against the encroaching railroad.
Battle Circus (1953) as Major general
A doctor fights for his life during the Korean War.
The Man from the Alamo (1953) as General Sam Houston
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.
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as Truck boss
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
The Sniper (1952) as Detective
An unhappy man goes on a killing spree.
The Savage (1952) as Col. Robert Ellis
Charlton Heston, Susan Morrow, Peter Hanson, Joan Taylor, Richard Rober, Milburn Stone, Ted De Corsia, & Donald Porter as Running Dog. A white man raised as an Indian by the Sioux is torn between loyalty to his adopted tribe and his true heritage when a minor feud between the cavalry and the Sioux erupts into warfare.
Lost in Alaska (1952) as Bob Higgins
Retreat, Hell! (1952) as Army general
Red Ball Express (1952) as Major general
A racially integrated platoon fights to overcome their differences during World War II.
Kansas City Confidential (1952) as [Scott] Andrews
To commit the perfect crime, a former detective keeps his colleagues' identities secret from each other.
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952) as Police sergeant
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
Rawhide (1951) as Chickering
Two individuals on a stage coach find themselves at the mercy of four outlaws.
Rhubarb (1951) as Deputy sheriff
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
My Favorite Spy (1951) as Guard
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
I Was a Communist for the F.B.I. (1951) as Union chairman
When an FBI agent goes undercover in the Communist Party, his wife and friends question his patriotism.
Belle Le Grand (1951) as Dan
The Man Who Cheated Himself (1951) as Olson
A woman in the process of divorce shoots her husband and gets her police lieutenant boyfriend to help hide the body.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) as Colonel
An alien demands that Earth''''s leaders choose between peace and destruction.
Silver City (1951) as Spence Fuller
Cave of Outlaws (1951) as Warden
Roadblock (1951) as Police captain
An insurance agent''''s greedy wife leads him to a life of crime.
Union Station (1950) as Conductor
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
The Lawless (1950) as Pete Cassell
A newspaper editor takes on the cause of oppressed migrant workers.
Francis (1950) as Correspondent
A talking mule helps a hapless soldier uncover an enemy agent.
The Missourians (1950) as Lucius Paul Valentine
Lonely Hearts Bandits (1950) as Elmer Jayson
Two con artists join forces and pose as brother and sister. He then meets rich widows through the "personals" sections of newspapers, marries them, and both kill the widows for their money.
Sunset Blvd. (1950) as Captain of police
A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star.
The Great Jewel Robber (1950) as Police officer
A master thief escapes from a Canadian prison farm and makes his way to New York.
Mystery Submarine (1950) as Captain Elliott
Posing as an ex-German medical officer, a U.S. Navy Intelligence Officer sets out to rescue a kidnapped scientist, and sink a Nazi submarine, hiding off the coast of South America.
Breakthrough (1950) as Lt. Col. Lewis
An American infantry unit moves from basic training to combat in Europe.
The Milkman (1950) as Herman
Roger Bradley, son of a milk magnate, isn't allowed to work for his dad's company because of a lingering war trauma: in moments of stress he quacks like a duck. Desperate to escape from idleness, he gets a job with his father's arch-rival, sponsored by eccentric milkman Breezy Albright, and promptly falls in love with the boss's daughter. But his career as a milkman soon degenerates into slapstick.
Customs Agent (1950) as Sergeant
California Passage (1950) as Feed store man
Saddle Tramp (1950) as Doctor
Carefree Chuck Connor is on his way west and stops off to see an old friend and his four lads. When his host is killed in a riding accident Chuck realises he must take care of the family. They hit the road and he takes a job on a ranch, but he has to keep the children hidden as his boss hates kids. There's also tension with the neighbouring ranch, and when a girl on the run from her nasty uncle joins the family unannounced Chuck wonders what he has done to deserve all this.
Colt .45 (1950) as Townsman
A gun salesman tracks down the outlaws who stole his sample case.
The Gal Who Took the West (1949) as Potkins
Whirlpool (1949) as Gordon
The wife of a psycho-analyst falls prey to a devious quack hypnotist when he discovers she is an habitual shoplifter. Then one of his previous patients now being treated by the real doctor is found murdered, with her still at the scene, and suspicion points only one way.
Always Leave Them Laughing (1949) as Captain
A vaudeville clown neglects his family while fighting for stardom.
Lust for Gold (1949) as
A German immigrant braves the wild West in search of gold and a woman to love.
Slattery's Hurricane (1949) as Bartender
A pilot (Richard Widmark) wants a life of ease, flying for drug smugglers and looking the other way until his conscience is tweaked by a woman (Veronica Lake) he has misused. He flies into the eye of a hurricane, thereby saving Miami and redeeming himself. The story unfolds in flashbacks as the pilot battles the storm and recalls his failures, including a love affair with the wife (Linda Darnell) of his best friend.
Red Stallion in the Rockies (1949) as Rancher
Canadian Pacific (1949) as Mallis
A railroad surveyor faces an Indian rebellion.
Arctic Manhunt (1949) as Harry
The Clay Pigeon (1949) as Sergeant
A man awakens from a coma to discover he's accused of treason.
Walk a Crooked Mile (1948) as Feodore
The FBI and Scotland Yard join forces to stop security leaks at a nuclear power plant.
Canon City (1948) as Richard Smith
A convict uses a fake gun to start a full-scale prison escape.
For the Love of Mary (1948) as Mac
Whiplash (1948) as Policeman
An artist becomes a boxer but finds that it may not have been the best career choice.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) as Mr. Harris
Count Dracula plots to put a simpleton''''s brain into the body of the Frankenstein monster.
Docks of New Orleans (1948) as André Pareaux
The LaFontanne Chemical Company is shipping out a load of we're not sure what, disguised as something entirely different. Mr. Pereaux and Mr. Grock don't want that shipment to ever arrive anywhere, and they and a man named Aquirre mean to stop it at any cost. The ship's owner, Mr. Fontanne, smells a large rat and calls Chan in on the case, since the famous detective is in New Orleans because, well, because he felt like being in New Orleans, I guess. Chan gets what facts there are from LaFontanne, who is promply set upon by a gang who attempt to kidnap him, but fail. Mr. LaFontanne's partners come up with some insurance; just by chance they tell him, a partnership agreement (why they would have been running a company all this time without one is another large mystery which will not be solved) that bestows upon the living partners the portion owned by a deceased partner. Then the guy who invented the formula for the poison gas that the company is making but who was, in his opinion, swindled out of his rights to make a profit from it, shows up and threatens LaFontanne with a gun. Well, he turns out to be a harmless crank. Or is he? Everyone seems suspect, clues are boundless but don't seem to fit into any particular pattern or too many patterns, take your pick. But Chan must solve the mystery before Monogram is depleted of out-of-date film stock. Can he?
The Cobra Strikes (1948) as Doorman
Are You with It? (1948) as Ed McNaughton
Gentleman's Agreement (1948) as Tingler
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism.
Fury at Furnace Creek (1948) as Defense counsel
Dangerous Years (1948) as Granby
Jeff Carter has put an end to the town's delinquency with a boys' club. Young hoodlum Danny shows up and influences teenagers Doris, Willy and Leo. They hang out at a juke joint where Eve (one of Marilyn's first bit parts) works. When Jeff tries to stop a robbery planned by Danny, he is killed and Danny goes on trial.
River Lady (1948) as McKenzie
In spring 18__, the loggers arrive at a mill town on the upper Mississippi drainage; the gambling riverboat is there to meet them, with river queen Sequin who loves logger Dan Corrigan. Sharp businessman Beauvais also wants Sequin, as well as all the sawmill business. To keep Dan near her, Sequin manipulates him into managing the local Morrison Mill; but then Morrison's daughter Stephanie sets her cap at Dan...
Hazard (1948) as Chris
King of the Gamblers (1948) as Jordon
The Big Fix (1947) as Coach Ambrose
Ken Williams (James Brown), a star basketball player on a college team learns that a police lieutenant (Regis Toomey) is the head of a gambling ring attempting to fix basketball games by bribing the players. With the aid of some of his ex-GI buddies, he exposes the gamblers.
Twilight on the Rio Grande (1947) as Jake Short
In yet another version of probably Republics most-used single plot---the basis for "The Leathernecks Have Landed"-"Rough Riders Round-Up", "Guns in the Dark", "Remember Pearl Harbor" and a couple of other films from Republic---and with revisions to fit the Autry mold, Gene Autry(Gene Autry) and his pals Dusty Moran (Bob Steele) and Pokie (Sterling Holloway) are in Mexico where Dusty is killed. With the help of Elena Del Rio (Adele Mara), whose father has also been murdered by unknown assailants, Gene discovers that the killings tie in with a jewel-smuggling scheme.
Out of the Blue (1947) as Policeman
Set in an apartment building whose occupants include Arthur Earthleigh (George Brent), a meek and mild type married to the beautiful-but-domineering Mae (Carole Landis); a Bohemian artist, David Galleo (Turhan Bey) and his always-there model, Deborah Tyler (Virginia Mayo); and Olive Jensen (Ann Dvorak), a Greenwich Village type who is always slightly-but-continuously inebriated, and whose motto is "love and let love." She calls on George while his wife is out, and when she passes out during his attempts to get her out before his wife returns, he thinks she is dead and deposits her on Galleo's terrace. Galleo takes advantage of the situation by using it in a blackmail scheme against Arthur, which is shakey, at best, as Olive refuses to stay dead.
Ride the Pink Horse (1947) as Thug
A con man tries to blackmail a Mexican gangster.
Mr. District Attorney (1947) as Detective
Cigarette Girl (1947) as Detective
Boy (Jimmy Lloyd) meets Girl (Leslie Brooks.) Boy tells Girl he is an oil company president and she tells him she is a popular night club singer. Boy and Girl are telling each other little white lies. But, via some contrived plot complications, Boy becomes a tycoon and the former night club cigarette-selling Girl becomes the Cinderella of Broadway, singing with the Russ Morgan Orchestra. Boy and Girl tell each other they are still more comfortable just being their humble selves. Girl neglects to tell Boy that her singing has been dubbed.
Song of the Thin Man (1947) as Kramer
Society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles investigate a murder in a jazz club.
The Trap (1946) as Cole King
Famed Asian detective Charlie Chan investigates the murders of two entertainers.
Danger Woman (1946) as Maxwell
Notorious (1946) as Photographer
A U.S. agent recruits a German expatriate to infiltrate a Nazi spy ring in Brazil.
Till the End of Time (1946) as Prager
A returning World War II veteran falls for a troubled war widow.
Smoky (1946) as Nelson
A Western loner forges a bond with a runaway horse.
Magnificent Doll (1946) as Hatson
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.
Captain Eddie (1945) as Watson
WWI flyer Eddie Rickenbaker remembers his life which brought him from a car salesman, race driver and pilot in WWI, to an important person in the early years of civil airline service, after his plane crashed in the South Pacific in late 1942.
Mama Loves Papa (1945) as Reporter
A wimp named playground commissioner takes on corrupt city officials.
Junior Miss (1945) as Doctor
New York teenager gets involved in everyone's lives by playing cupid. She turns the household upsidedown and gets her dad fired by fixing up her uncle with the boss's daughter.
The Dolly Sisters (1945) as Cameraman
Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 20th century.

Cast (short)

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.

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