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Also Known As: Died: March 10, 1966
Born: September 17, 1903 Cause of Death:
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Director (feature film)

The Mystic Circle Murder (1939) as Director
The Call of the Circus (1930) as Director
Just Off Broadway (1929) as Director
Masked Angel (1928) as Director
Colleen (1927) as Director
Heroes of the Night (1927) as Director
Your Wife and Mine (1927) as Director
Sinews of Steel (1927) as Director
Spangles (1926) as Director
The Silent Power (1926) as Director
Hearts and Spangles (1926) as Director
Devil's Island (1926) as Director
The Block Signal (1926) as Director
Exclusive Rights (1926) as Director
The Speed Limit (1926) as Director
The False Alarm (1926) as Director
Go Straight (1925) as Director
One of the Bravest (1925) as Director
Lawful Cheaters (1925) as Director
Free To Love (1925) as Director
A young woman is released from the reformatory where she was unjustly sent. She starts a new life with the help of a judge and an idealistic young minister. But a gang of criminals have made plans that could destroy the new life that she has built.
Penrod (1922) as Assistant Director
A Homespun Vamp (1922) as Director
A Virginia Courtship (1921) as Director
The Witching Hour (1921) as Assistant Director
Everything for Sale (1921) as Director
The Furnace (1920) as Assistant Director

Cast (feature film)

Run of the Arrow (1957) as Man on dock
A bitter Confederate veteran joins a Sioux tribe to keep his war against the Union going.
Jet Pilot (1957) as
An Air Force colonel in charge of an Alaskan base has his hands full when he falls in love with a defecting Russian pilot.
Fury at Gunsight Pass (1956) as
Part of an outlaw gang rides into town to rob the bank and their accomplice is the local undertaker. The robbery goes awry and they are captured but the money is not found. While the prisoners are being transferred, the rest of the gang overpowers the posse, frees the prisoners, and returns to town. The undertaker's wife finds the money and tries to flee putting the townspeople's life in jeopardy as the outlaw leader plans to start shooting them unless he gets the money.
My Sister Eileen (1955) as
Two sisters from Ohio, one pretty, one witty, plot to take New York City by storm.
Three Hours to Kill (1954) as
After escaping a lynch mob, an innocent man returns to find out who framed him for murder.
Man of Conflict (1953) as Watchman
Pack Train (1953) as
Angel Face (1953) as Bailiff
An unscrupulous woman murders her loved ones for profit.
Affair with a Stranger (1953) as Doorman
A playwright and his wife search the past for the key to saving their troubled marriage.
Androcles and the Lion (1953) as Christian
Androcles is a Christian who follows that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are evenutally arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who helped heal it?
Boots Malone (1952) as Paddock official
A broken-down sports agent tries to use a promising jockey as his ticket back to the top.
Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder (1952) as Doorman
Montana Territory (1952) as Citizen
(Wes ''52). Lon McCallister, Wanda Hendrix, Preston Foster, Hugh Sanders, Jack Elam, Clayton Moore, Myron Headley, & George Chesebro as Weasel. A young deputy sheriff takes action when he learns that the marshall is using his badge as a license to commit murder.
The Raiders (1952) as
The Half-Breed (1952) as Townsman
An Apache of mixed blood tries to make peace between Indians and whites.
Paula (1952) as Elevator operator
A woman harbors a deadly secret when her husband brings home a child she injured in a hit-and-run accident.
Fort Dodge Stampede (1951) as
Outlaws took $30,000 from the Adams Bank, but one of them double crossed everyone and hid the money in old Fort Dodge, Nevada. As old Fort Dodge is out of his jurisdiction, Rocky takes a vacation there and finds that everything is owned by old Skeeter, who knows nothing about the hidden money. But the Pike gang is also in town looking for the money and Rocky wants the money and the head bandit. When settlers come to town, he devises a plan to catch all the bad ones and get the money back for the Adams Bank.
Gunplay (1951) as Station agent, Dan
Two cowboys hunt down the killers of a young boy''''s parents.
Cyclone Fury (1951) as Doc
Santa Fe (1951) as Sheriff
Four brothers end up on opposite sides of a shootout.
In Old Amarillo (1951) as Ranchhand
A drought is about to end the cattle business. The owner of a canning factory wants to buy all the remaining cattle cheap. He plans to ruin the cattlemen's plans to ship water by train and to seed the clouds for rain. Roy is sent by a packing house to investigate.
The Texas Rangers (1951) as Ranger
The head of the Texas Ranger enlists two convicts to track an outlaw band.
The Blue Veil (1951) as Train conductor
Man in the Saddle (1951) as
A farmer turns to violence when a land baron threatens him.
Flight to Mars (1951) as Councilman
A newspaper reporter and a bunch of scientists fly a rocket to Mars just to find out that Martians look exactly like us. Mars is running low on one of their natural resources (Corium), and plan to steal the Earth astronauts' rocket and conquer Earth. The Martian underground helps the Earthmen stop the insidious plan.
The Barefoot Mailman (1951) as
A 19th-century con artist flees to the wilds of Florida to elude the law.
Sunset Blvd. (1950) as Courtier
A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star.
County Fair (1950) as Bill collector
Cow Town (1950) as Cowboy
Tarnished (1950) as Doctor
Singing Guns (1950) as
Rhiannon, an outlaw who regularly robs gold from the stagecoach, shoots the new sheriff and then carries him to the doctor. The doctor cleans up Rhiannon and presents him to the sheriff as the man who saved his life. Rhiannon is deputized by the sheriff, and becomes torn between his new life and the prospect of robbing the next gold shipment...
Girls' School (1950) as
Peggy Donovan (Joyce Reynolds) enters an exclusive but financially-strapped finishing school for girls operated by Colonel Matthews (Thurston Hall) and his sister Emily (Julia Dean). Student Lucille Farnsworth (Laura Elliot) discovers the Peggy carries $30,000 in her luggage and reports it to the Colonel. She also writes to a Chicago address on the luggage that Peggy is at the school. The letter puts gambler Dave Vickers (Wilton Griff) on Peggy's trail. Peggy convinces the Colonel that the money is rightfully hers and offers to buy up the school's outstanding notes for a partnership. When Vickers arrives, Peggy confesses that her late father was a professional gambler and Vickers' partner. The latter claims half of the money which her father had saved away for her. She is willing to divide the money but when the Colonel learns it was won in a questionable card game, he turns it over to the police.
Beyond the Purple Hills (1950) as
Hick town sheriff Gene must arrest Jack Beaumont even though he believe Jack innocent of his father's murder. Which, of course, he sets out to prove.
The Tougher They Come (1950) as Mike Shepard
Mule Train (1950) as Bystander
A prospector discovers natural cement and suggests it should be used for a new dam. But this is the last thing the badmen of Trail End want, as they have a monopoly of the wagons needed to haul rocks to the site. A pretty sheriff notwithstanding, it's a job for a singing marshal.
The Crime Doctor's Diary (1949) as Prison guard
A criminal psychologist tries to clear his patient of arson charges.
Loaded Pistols (1949) as
The only Gene Autry film where the leading lady, Barbara Britton, is equally billed above the title as the co-star, thereby knocking his horse Champion out of the honors, if one chooses to overlook the 1941 novelty from 20th Century-Fox that had Jane Withers and Gene Autry above the title in that order. This Autry entry has Larry Evans (Russell Arms), whose gun had been used to kill rancher Ed Norton (Stanley Blystone) in a poker game, escaping a lynching party headed by ranchers Dave Randall (Jack Holt) and Bill Otis (Fred Kohler, Jr.) Norton's friend Gene Autry (Gene Autry), investigating on his own, discovers that Larry's gun had been put in the poker pot with the chips, after Larry had lost all of his money, and anyone could have used it when the lights went out. He finds Larry and his sister Mary Evans (Barbara Britton) in a hideaway, and sends Mary back to town and hides Larry in the cabin of miner Jim Hedge (Clem Bevans). Finding out that Randall and Don Mason (Robert Shayne) have tried to buy the Evans ranch, Gene decides to take a look at it. Hedge shows up and says he can't figure out what could be on the ranch that would be worth committing murder for. The needle on Hedge's compass begins to spin madly but before Gene can question the miner, Sheriff Cramer (Chill Wills) arrives and arrests Larry. Gene persuades Cramer to gather all the players in the murder-game together to re-enact the crime, with Gene taking Norton's chair and with Larry's gun on the table. Gene tells the assembled players he knows who killed Norton and why, and the lights go out and a shot is fired at Gene. The latter, who didn't ride into town on a turnip truck, has filled Larry's gun with blanks and covered the handle with graphite.
Navajo Trail Raiders (1949) as Doctor
Outlaw gangs are plundering the freight lines that bring supplies into Yellow Creek. The only thing that will save the town is the insurance money on the freight, but the outlaws are looking to steal that also. Lane comes to town as the best man for the wedding of Tom and Judy, but it will be up to him to find the outlaw boss.
Bandit King of Texas (1949) as Doctor
The Jewel Land Company of Elko, Texas is selling Government land to settlers. Before any of the settlers can claim their land, they are being killed by McCabe's gang. When Rocky comes to Elko to find his friend Jim, he winds up in Jail on a charge of stealing money from the new Marshal. The only person in town that is on his side is Nugget, but there is little that he can do by himself. When Rocky escapes from the jail with another prisoner and the Marshal is shot, he has to find who is behind his problems and what has happened to Jim and Emily.
Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) as Waiter
During World War II, a marine sergeant must turn his recruits into fighting men.
Force of Evil (1949) as Bailiff
A crooked lawyer tries to protect his numbers running brother from a ruthless crime boss.
The Doolins of Oklahoma (1949) as
An outlaw tries to leave the family gang and go straight.
Dangers of the Canadian Mounted (1948)
Crooks discover a Genghis Khan treasure ship on the Canada-Alaska border but the treasure is hidden somewhere on land. In their efforts to find the hidden treasure they resort to murder and sabotage to stop the construction of the Alcan highway which will bring homesteaders to the area. Sergeant Royal of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police battles through 12 episodes to find the crooks and to learn the identity of their mysterious leader known only as 'The Boss'.
Who Killed Doc Robbin (1948) as Squad car cop
The Noose Hangs High (1948) as Postman
Two nitwits working for a crooked bookie accidentally lose the boss''''s winnings.
My Dog Rusty (1948) as
A faithful dog helps his master's father win a mayoral race.
The Wreck of the Hesperus (1948) as Newton
Heart of Virginia (1948) as Headwaiter
Night Time in Nevada (1948) as Passer-by
Twenty years earlier Farrell killed his mining partner Andrews. Now Andrews daughter arrives to get her father's trust fund. Farrell having rustled Roy's cattle now takes her money from her Lawyer and lets her overhear false information of their next rustling job. With the posse at the wrong location, his men attack the cattle train and Roy on board find himself greatly outnumbered.
Return of the Bad Men (1948) as Conductor
A farmer falls for the female leader of a band of notorious outlaws.
Sundown in Santa Fe (1948) as Sgt. Sims
A dagger has been left in every robbery by Walter Durant, fugitive leader of the President Lincoln murder ring. Rocky is sent to Santa Fe to find Durant and arrest him and the gang of outlaws he controls. Rocky soon finds that the information for every robbery comes from Tom, who is the son of the sheriff. But Rocky has to arrest the whole gang, and he does not know who is part of the gang and where Durant may be hiding.
Mr. District Attorney (1947) as Waiter
Homesteaders of Paradise Valley (1947) as Doctor
Red Ryder convinces homesteaders to settle in Paradise Valley. Business men in nearby Central City want control of the valley and water supply and propose to build a dam for half interest in the land. They use Red to generate interest in the dam but when the dam is completed, they rig the stockholder's meeting so Central City will get the water. The homesteaders then go after Red whom they think is responsilble
Lost Honeymoon (1947) as Riley
When her best friend dies, a woman takes the orphaned children in search of their father.
Buffalo Bill Rides Again (1947) as J. B. Jordon
Ranchers have been burned out and Buffalo Bill has been called in. He arrives just as Tom Russell is framed for murdering an Indian. Bill gets the Indian Chief to give him three days to find the killer before Tom is turned over to them. With his three days almost up, Bill gets a break when one of his Indian scouts finds the gang's hideout.
The Son of Rusty (1947) as
When they are separated, a boy and his dog fight to find each other.
Saddle Pals (1947) as Buyer
Rustlers of Devil's Canyon (1947) as Stableman
Last Frontier Uprising (1947) as Rancher
King of the Wild Horses (1947) as Outlaw
Shoot to Kill (1947) as Clem
Gangster Dixie Logan is framed by crooked DA Lawrence Dale. His wife secures a job as Dale's assistant, the better to find the proof of the DA's dishonesty. She gets help from Reporter Mitchell, who falls in love with her.
Marshal of Cripple Creek (1947) as
Tom Lambert arrives and Long John Case gets him into trouble. To protect his wife and son he refuses to talk and is sent to prison. Long John then gets Lambert's son into his outlaw gang but Lambert is told the boy's problems are caused by Red Ryder. So Lambert breaks prison planning to kill Red.
Along the Oregon Trail (1947) as Elderly man
The period is the 1840's and Greg Thurston is out to establish his own empire out of a large area of the west. He needs rifles to give to the Indians but Monte Hale breaks up his attack on the supply train. But when they get them by robbing the warehouse, Monte suspects Thuston who had the other key. He follows Thurston only to be caught by him just as Thurston launches his final big attack.
The 13th Hour (1947) as Detective
In the 7th of Columbia's "Whistler" series, truck-firm owner Steve Reynolds (Richard Dix) gets involved in a feud with a rival firm, and shortly thereafter is slugged by a masked assailant who steals the truck he is driving. The assailant runs down a policeman in the truck and leaves other clues pointing to Reynolds as the cop killer. With only a glove, with diamonds stuck in the thumb,as a clue, and while evading the police and other characters after him and the diamonds, Reynolds finally runs down the guilty party and clears himself.
Desperate (1947) as Conductor
An innocent trucker takes it on the lam when he's accused of robbery.
Under Colorado Skies (1947) as Driver
When his bank is robbed, a teller recognizes one of the crooks as his brother.
Out California Way (1946) as Gateman
An interesting oddity in Republic's B-western series but certainly not the first or only time the studio used a movie set as the backdrop of a plot line. Newcomer Monte Hale (Monte Hale) is tying to just get a job in western films when he meet young Danny McCoy (Bobby Blake) and his sister Gloria (Adrian Booth). Danny is trying to get his horse, "Pardner" into films. Monte sings a song and "Pardner" does some tricks and a casting director notices. Monte gets a singing-cowboy role and the horse gets a bit, but there is an accidental explosion, engineered by western star George Sheridan (John Dehner), who is jealous of Monte, and the horse is badly scared and blows his lines. Monte takes care of Sheridan in some hand-to-hand fisticuffs and "Pardner", trouper that he is, recovers and performs as expected. Republic contractees Roy Rogers and Dale Evans drop by and sing a song while "Trigger" upstages "Pardner" with some tap-dancing, and Donald Barry and Allan Lane drop by and say 'hidy."
San Quentin (1946) as Prison guard
An ex-con sets up a program to straighten out hard-core prisoners.
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.
Boston Blackie and the Law (1946) as Cab driver
A reformed thief brings a magic show to a woman's prison and gets mixed up in an escape.
The Strange Mr. Gregory (1946) as Court clerk
A magician fakes his own death to catch a murderer.
Roaring Rangers (1946) as Townsman
A sheriff''''s son asks the Durango Kid to help his dad stop a crime wave.
The Falcon's Alibi (1946) as Doorman
A society sleuth sets out on the trail of a society matron''''s lost jewels.
Sunset Pass (1946) as Station agent
Rocky, a railway express officer is assigned to break up a train-robbery gang operating on the Arizona border.
Home on the Range (1946) as Skeeter Perkins
A cowboy tries to protect wild grizzlies from ranchers who think the bears are decimating their cattle.
Days of Buffalo Bill (1946) as Sam, cashier
Ace Diamond (James Craven) and Bill Clinker (Rex Lease) frame Sunset Carson (Sunset Carson) for the murder of a young rancher, Jim Owens (Jay Kirby as Jay Kirby). Sunset and his sidekick, Banty McCade (Tom London) escape and ride to the Owen's ranch to aid Jim's sister Molly (Peggy Stewart) in her fight to hold the ranch from being taken over by town banker Jacob Lewis (Edmund Cobb), secretly in cahoots with Diamond; both men are aware that an assay report indicates there is gold on the Owens property.
Hollywood Bound (1946) as
Rio Grande Raiders (1946) as Relay station boss
Sunset Carson, ace driver for the Harding Stagecoach Line, persuades his boss Frank Harding (Edmund Cobb) to hire his brother, Jeff (Bob Steele), recently released from the penitentiary. Sunset isn't aware that Jeff owes his release to Marc Redmond (Tristram Coffin), owner of the rival line, and that Redmond is forcing Jeff to give him advance information when the Harding stages are carrying valuable shipments, so that his henchmen can rob the stage and force Harding out of business.
Stagecoach to Denver (1946) as Taylor
Lambert has the stagecoach wrecked killing the Commissioner so his phoney replacement can alter Coonskin's land survey. When Red Ryder exposes the survey hoax, Lambert has his stooge Sheriff put Red in jail.
Sun Valley Cyclone (1946) as Doctor
Affairs of Geraldine (1946) as Sheriff
Hollywood Bound (1946) as
Escape in the Fog (1945) as Police clerk
A nurse recovering from a breakdown keeps dreaming about murder.
Lone Texas Ranger (1945) as Horace Carter
"Iron Mike" Haines (Tom Chatterton), a crooked sheriff, and "Hands" Weber (Roy Barcroft), the town blacksmith, are in cahoots and have been robbing stages, silver mines, etc., and framing innocent ranchers and cowhands with their deeds. They set out to rob the stage and frame Red Ryder (Bill Elliott as Wild Bill Elliott) for it, but the plan backfires and the sheriff is killed. The sheriff's son, Tommy (Jack McClendon), arrives home from college and is given his dad's job, not knowing he was a crook, and swears to get the man who killed him. Weber tells Tommy that Red killed his dad and Tommy sets out to get Red.
Outlaws of the Rockies (1945) as Miner
The Durango Kid fights to clear his friend of bank robbery charges.
Gangs of the Waterfront (1945) as Dan
Gang Leader Dutch Malone (Robert Armstrong) goes on a hunting trip and is in a car wreck and is confined to the hospital, without the knowledge of any of his gang members. District Attorney Brady (William Forrest) induces taxidermist Peter Winkly (also Robert Armstrong), who is an exact double for Malone,to impersonate Dutch and assume leadership of the gang. Winkly "takes over" the gang and only Rita (Marian Martin), Dutch's girl friend, has any suspicion that he is not really Dutch. But Dutch sees a newspaper showing him out on the town, escapes from the hospital and is on his way to look up the imposter.
I Love a Mystery (1945) as Ralph Anderson
A detective tries to protect a man who has predicted his murder will take place in three days.
Rough Riders of Cheyenne (1945) as Conductor
Sing Your Way Home (1945) as Second jailor
A war correspondent assembles young European entertainers to put on a show for the troops.
Mama Loves Papa (1945) as Official
A wimp named playground commissioner takes on corrupt city officials.
The Missing Juror (1944) as Conductor
A detective tries to stop whomever is murdering the jurors on a notorious murder case.
Up in Arms (1944) as Elevator starter
A hypochondriac''''s imagined illnesses aren''''t enough to keep him out of the military.
The Scarlet Claw (1944) as Cab driver
Sherlock Holmes investigates a haunting in a Canadian village vital to the war effort.
Saddle Leather Law (1944) as
A posse, hunting the assailant of Denton's Partner, captures Steve Carlisle (Charles Starrett), who identifies himself as a mineralogist sent to check the area for quartz for radio parts. Calling at the Denton ranch, Steve hires Cannonball Mullins (Dub Taylor), who has just been fired by Jane Fielding (Vi Athens), Denton's ward. Steve learns that she wants to sell the ranch to the Empire Syndicate. Paul Edwards (Lloyd Bridges), syndicate representative, plans to convert the ranch into a swank hotel-gambling operation. At a party which Jane gives for Edwards, Hiram Denton (William Gould), is murdered and Steve is accused. He and Cannonball escape before the sheriff can take them into custody, and in searching for evidence find that Jane and Edwards are married and have done the killings in order to gain the ranch.
Rosie, the Riveter (1944) as Policeman
Cover Girl (1944) as Cook
A nightclub dancer makes it big in modeling, leaving her dancer boyfriend behind.
Cowboy from Lonesome River (1944) as Senator Kellogg
Youth Runs Wild (1944) as Police officer
During World War II, neglected teens on the home front turn to delinquency.
The Big Bonanza (1944) as Jenkins
The Falcon in Mexico (1944) as Police officer
A society sleuth travels South of the border to investigate an art dealer''''s murder.
Swing Your Partner (1943) as Policeman on street
Murder in Times Square (1943) as Lewis
A stage actor tries to solve a bizarre series of murders.
Robin Hood of the Range (1943) as Mr. Tyler
Steve Malone (Charles Starrett), an orphan raised by an early-day railroad pioneer, assumes a masked disguise to help the homesteaders who are being deprived of their ranches by a railroad land grab. To do this, he has to go up against Henry Malone (Kenneth MacDonald), his foster parent.
Dangerous Blondes (1943) as Mailman
A mystery writer and his wife investigate the murder of a couturier''''s wife.
The Falcon Strikes Back (1943) as Bank guard
A society sleuth is framed for murder by criminals running a war-bond racket.
The Chance of a Lifetime (1943) as Policeman
An ex-thief helps some fellow ex-cons adjust to life as defense workers, only to get involved with a robbery investigation.
She Has What It Takes (1943) as Police sergeant
An aspiring actress pretends to be a beloved stage star''''s daughter.
Hoosier Holiday (1943) as Conductor
Keep 'Em Slugging (1943) as Detective
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.
Quiet Please Murder (1943) as Guard
Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Police officer
Five people thrown together by World War II review their pasts.
Passport to Suez (1943) as Wembley man
A reformed thief goes undercover to stop Nazi agents from hijacking planes.
Frontier Fury (1943) as Dan
Indian Agent Steve Langdon is dismissed from his job when a money shipment he was transporting is robbed. He fought with one of the robbers and saw a tattoo on his arm. Later when Stella arrives Steve learns she was jilted by Dan Bentley, the man with that tattoo. So Steve puts her to work in a medicine show hoping she will be seen by one of Bentley's men.
So's Your Uncle (1943) as Burly character
Here Comes Elmer (1943) as Boardinghouse man
Good Luck, Mr. Yates (1943) as Policeman
A 4F military school teacher's lie about being accepted for active duty causes problems on the home front.
Cadets on Parade (1942) as Guard
Austin Shannon (Freddie Bartholomew), after showing cowardice in sports and unable to adjust to student life, decides he is a misfit at military school and runs away. He meets newsboy Joe Novak (Jimmy Lydon)and they become friends. A $1000 reward is posted for Freddie's return but Joe doesn't take advantage of it. Joe desires an education so Austin tutors him, while Joe teaches Austin how to box, play baseball and football...without flinching (no small task indeed when working with a Freddie Bartholomew character.)
The Mayor of 44th Street (1942) as Policeman
A dance-band manager has to cope with hooligans trying to get into the act.
You're Telling Me (1942) as Policeman
Other than the title, this film has no connection at all to the 1934 W.C. Fields film of the same title even though some sources give the plot of the Fields' film as the plot of this film. Hubert Abercrombie Gumm (Hugh Herbert), a flighty, eccentric screwball (what else)acquires a job as an executive at a radio station at the insistence of his only-slightly less eccentric aunt Fannie Handley (Esther Dale), who is married to one of the company owners, Ernest Truex. After mixing up the script pages to the various radio programs, Hubert sets out to get the name of a returning explorer on a contract for the radio station.
Army Surgeon (1942) as
A female surgeon pretends to be a nurse so she can serve on the front line.
X Marks the Spot (1942) as Policeman
The Man in the Trunk (1942) as Policeman
Stardust on the Sage (1942) as Foreman
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Man at another railroad station
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Stagecoach Express (1942) as Miner
Shepherd of the Ozarks (1942) as Henchman
The Big Street (1942) as Captain
A nightclub waiter, who's in love with a selfish showgirl, gets to prove his love when she's injured.
Pardon My Stripes (1942) as Bailiff
Syncopation (1942) as Railroad conductor
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
The Falcon Takes Over (1942) as Desk sergeant
A society sleuth and a lady reporter try to track down a murderous thug's lost girlfriend.
I Wanted Wings (1941) as Detective
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
Caught in the Draft (1941) as Major
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?
The Man Who Lost Himself (1941) as Cab driver
John Evans encounters his lookalike, Malcolm Scott. When Scott is killed in an accident, Evans finds himself mistaken for Scott and decides to do some good in his new role.
Citizen Kane (1941) as Man at Madison Square Garden
The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
The Get-Away (1941) as Guard
A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.
Dude Cowboy (1941) as Sampson
A U.S. Treasury agent takes on a band of counterfeiters.
The Saint in Palm Springs (1941) as Brady
Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar''''s efforts to deliver a fortune in rare stamps are complicated by murder.
Footlight Fever (1941) as Stage manager
Two producers will stop at nothing to raise money for their big show.
We Go Fast (1941) as Taxi starter
Rose Couglin (Lynn Bari) is a wise-cracking waitress at a coffe-pt diner with policemen Bob Brandon (Alan Curtis) and Herman Huff (Don DeFore billed as Don DeForest) vying for her attention. Their argument ends when the place is held up, but Brandon tricks the crook and captures him, but lets Herman take the credit. Herman now must sponsor Bob's application to the motrocycle force and is enev more dismayed when society deb Diana Hempstead (Sheila Ryan)takes a liking to Bob. Rose also finds herself involved with a swindle upon a refrigerator manufacturer by a bogus foreign potentate, Nabob (Gerald Mohr.)
Robbers of the Range (1941) as Jury foreman
Railroad agents frame a landowner who wont sell out to them.
Man Made Monster (1941) as Detective
The Sunset Murder Case (1941) as Tom O'Connor
First of all this film was produced and distributed in 1938, and is not a 1941 production. The exhibitors and various censor boards objected to the original title, "The Sunset Strip Case" (because of the double meaning that implied a strip on Sunset rather than the name of the street, which is exactly what the producer had in mind when he hired fan-dancer Sally Rand, the hit of the Chicago Exposition and the later Texas Centennial), and Boston promptly banned the film, as Boston was often subject to do with far less reason than they had with this film. The film was tied up in law suits across the country brought against the various blue-nose boards who also blocked its showing, and all this was going on during the collapse of Grand National with GN president E. W. Hammons being hauled to court by exhibitors and creditors, including the production unit headed by this film's producer George A. Hirliman. The latter produced it for Grand National distribution, but Grand National had no distribution left when Hirliman finally got it cleared for showing in New York in 1941 under the title of "The Sunset Murder Case"...and it was distribued through indie exchanges in 1941 as Grand National had long folded its tent. It still carried the Grand National logo, which evidently has fooled the source that keeps calling this a 1941 production, and showing it as being distributed by an entity that no longer existed. The cast order shown on the 1941 prints is no way reflective of the cast order shown on original release. Excuse the use of Plot Summary to explain why this is not a 1941 film, but that is beginning to appear to be the only way to get this film into its proper decade. The plot summary, albeit skimpy,already on site will suffice for the plot. Be advised that Sally Rand was slower with her fans and showed more flesh in a later-Soundies short film than she does here. This one ran into trouble in 1938 because of her name, and not what she actually showed, although she showed more than was custom in 1938...or 1948 or 1958 for that matter.
The Gay Falcon (1941) as Police officer in hallway
A society sleuth tries to break up an insurance scam.
Badlands of Dakota (1941) as Townsman
A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941) as Chauffeur
A stuffy boss tries to steal his secretary from her sailor boyfriend.
Pacific Blackout (1941) as Fire chief
Triple Justice (1940) as Doctor
A cowboy has to clear his name when he''''s mistaken for a bank robber.
Pop Always Pays (1940) as Cop
A man will only allow his daughter to marry if her fiance can raise $1,000.
Love, Honor, and Oh-Baby! (1940) as Investigator
In despair after breaking up with his girlfriend, a man hires a thug he has never seen to kill him. However, he changes his mind when he falls in love with another woman--but he can't stop the man trying to kill him because he doesn't know who he is.
Millionaires in Prison (1940) as Guard in warden's office
Four convicts volunteer as medical guinea pigs to win early paroles.
You'll Find Out (1940) as
Kay Kyser and his band fight to save a young girl trapped in a haunted mansion.
Little Nellie Kelly (1940) as Ireland crony
The daughter of Irish immigrants patches up differences between her father and grandfather and rises to the top on Broadway.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) as Deputy
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
Christmas in July (1940) as Juryman
An unemployed dreamer thinks he's won a big radio contest.
Third Finger, Left Hand (1940) as Man at railroad station
A man-shy fashion editor pretends to be married until a suitor claims to be her husband.
East Side of Heaven (1939) as Detective
Laugh It Off (1939) as Doorman
Call a Messenger (1939) as Cop
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.
Boy Slaves (1939) as Deputy
A young runaway ends up in a juvenile labor camp.
Pirates of the Skies (1939) as Doorman
Honor of the West (1939) as Butch
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Senator Alfred
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939) as Policeman
A gangster's moll runs home to mother, with reporters and amateur detectives hot on her tail.
Little Accident (1939) as Newspaperman
Our Leading Citizen (1939) as Member
Grand Jury Secrets (1939) as Juror
Code of the Streets (1939) as Guard
Those High Grey Walls (1939) as Guard
Penitentiary (1938) as Guard
The Jury's Secret (1938) as Reporter
Bill Sheldon (Larry J. Blake as Larry Blake) has a grudge against Midland City newspaper publisher Brandon Williams (Samuel S. Hinds) as Sheldon blames the city's recent flood against Williams for using his power and influence to hold up government flood control money. When Williams is found murdered, Sheldon is charged with the crime that was actually committed by Walter Russell (Kent Taylor), the paper's rebel editorial writer. Ney York reporter Linda Ware (Fay Wray) arrives to cover the story and finds that Russell, her old sweetheart, is on the jury hearing Sheldon's trial. She also discovers that he is the killer. Russell forces an acquittal and, before another trial can be held, realizes that his conscience will not permit him to let Sheldon be tried again.
Wives Under Suspicion (1938) as Second official
A D.A.''''s personal life mirrors the love-triangle murder he''''s prosecuting.
Cipher Bureau (1938) as
Gun Law (1938) as Joshua Ross
A criminal poses as the lawman he''''s ambushed.
Riders of the Black Hills (1938) as Doctor
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) as Mr. Harper
An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery.
The Purple Vigilantes (1938) as Deputy Tracy
David Ross organizes the ranchers into a vigilante group to rid the town of outlaws. The plan succeeds but the trouble starts when some of the men form a new vigilante group and posing as the original one plunder for loot.
Squadron of Honor (1938) as Legionaire commander
The Girl of the Golden West (1938) as Passenger in coach
A frontierswoman shelters a notorious outlaw.
Newsboys' Home (1938) as Rewrite man
Strange Faces (1938) as
Comet over Broadway (1938) as Officer
A stage star's rampant ambition leads to murder.
Yellow Jack (1938) as Officer
A Marine in turn-of-the-century Cuba risks his life in the fight to cure yellow fever.
Night Club Scandal (1937) as Alcott
Dr. Ernest Tindal kills his wife and plants clues pointing to her lover, Frank Marsh. Vera, Frank's sister, enlists the aid or reporter Russell Kirk in proving the innocence of her brother. Detective McKinley thinks that gangster Jack Reed is involved and shoots Reed when he attempts to escape. Reed gets away but goes to Dr. Tindal for treatment of his wound and Tindal kills him on the operating table. Kirk has uncovered some new evidence and confronts Tindal with it.
Bad Guy (1937) as Cop
A man convinces his brother to bust him out of prison.
The Crime Nobody Saw (1937) as Policeman
To Mary--With Love (1936) as Conductor
Ten years of married life beginning in 1925. Mary stands by Jack after the Depression of 1929 but considers divorce when he again becomes successful by 1935. Bill, who loves Mary, works at keeping them together.
Drift Fence (1936) as Bartender
Tenderfoot Trask gets rodeo champ Travis to take his place as the new owner of a ranch having trouble with rustlers. To stop the rustling Travis and his men build a drift fence. Out to stop them is Clay Jackson and his men led by Slinger Dunn.
My Marriage (1936) as Doorman
Woman Trap (1936) as Mr. Emerson
Three Married Men (1936) as First man
College Holiday (1936) as Conductor
A group of men are invited to spend the summer with a lady hotelier interested in eugenics.
King of the Royal Mounted (1936) as
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Sergeant King protects a girl who has come to claim a mine left by her father. An evil lawyer plans to keep the mine for himself.
Murder at Glen Athol (1936) as McGurn
Tell Your Children (1936) as
Drug dealers lure a pair of young innocents into marijuana addiction.
Wives Never Know (1936) as Police sergeant
The Accusing Finger (1936) as Deputy
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.
The Little Colonel (1935) as Aide
After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years pass and Elizabeth returns to her home town with her husband and young daughter. The little girl charms her crusty grandfather and tries to patch things up between him and her mother.
The Whole Town's Talking (1935) as Detective
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
Carnival (1935) as Conductor
When he''''s widowed, a puppeteer goes into hiding to maintain custody of his son.
Superspeed (1935) as
We're in the Money (1935) as Captain
Gold-digging process servers set their sights on a breach of promise defendant.
False Pretenses (1935) as Policeman
The Glass Key (1935) as McLaughlin
Let 'Em Have It (1935) as Federal agent
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
Dangerous (1935) as Bartender
A young fan tries to rehabilitate an alcoholic actress he''''s fallen in love with.
Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) as Station agent
A Western rancher wins a British valet in a poker game.
Air Hawks (1935) as
Two competing air services battle each other while a mysterious death ray threatens the security of the world.
Clive of India (1935) as Counting clerk
An enterprising clerk leads the British colonial campaign in India.
Men Without Names (1935) as Policeman
Rumba (1935) as Police sergeant
The Public Menace (1935) as Immigration inspector
A cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
The Defense Rests (1934) as
A sleazy lawyer's female assistant sets out to end his cheating ways.
The Mighty Barnum (1934) as Big bruiser
I'll Fix It (1934) as Attendant
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
Lady by Choice (1934) as Detective
To improve her image, a fan dancer "adopts" an old woman to be her mother.
Fugitive Lady (1934) as
Good Dame (1934) as
Among the Missing (1934) as Police sergeant
Feeling unloved, a dowager runs away and gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
Broadway Bill (1934) as Reporter
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
Straight Is the Way (1934) as Policeman
A small-time gangster wants to go straight until he loses his girl to a rival hood.
Whirlpool (1934) as Sheriff
An ex-convict tries to connect with the daughter who doesn't even know he exists.
The Crime of Helen Stanley (1934) as Ballistic expert
Against the Law (1934) as Policeman
A Man's Game (1934) as Bailiff
Bottoms Up (1934) as Director
Promoter Smoothe King helps a pair of phonies con their way into a movie company. As Wanda heads toward stardom, she turns more and more from King toward the matinee idol. King must decide between his plans and her happiness.
You're Telling Me! (1934) as Second cop
A laughingstock, small-town inventor befriends a foreign princess.
White Lies (1934) as Sheriff
Hell Bent for Love (1934) as Official
Hide-Out (1934) as Policeman
Farmers take in an injured racketeer and try to reform him.
Have a Heart (1934) as Sergeant
A street vendor tries to help a dancing teacher who''''s lost the use of her legs.
Men of the Night (1934) as Boss painter
"Stake-Out" Kelly (Bruce Cabot), ace detective, meets Mary Higgins (Judith Allen) at a small Hollywood sandwich shop where he expects to get some information concerning Packey Davis (Charles Sabin), head of a ring of jewel thieves. His suspicions are confirmed when Mary warns him that Davis is outside - waiting for him. Kelly sets a trap and, in the ensuing battle, one of the gangsters is killed. Davis is interested in rubbing out Kelly as Kelly and Baker are the only two witnesses against Smitty (Arthur Rankin), a Davis henchman. Baker is in the hospital and the plan is bring Smitty there for identification. Kelly accidently slips the secret to Mary, who in turn innocently informs Packey. A trap is laid.
Name the Woman (1934) as Reporter
Sisters Under the Skin (1934) as Reporter
The Mighty Barnum (1934) as Man in museum
One Man's Journey (1933) as Father summoning Eli
Father and son doctors disagree over the son's materialistic goals.
King Kong (1933) as Reporter
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.
The Son of Kong (1933) as Process server
Producer Carl Denham returns to Skull Island in search of more monsters.
As Husbands Go (1933) as Jake Canon
Handle with Care (1932) as Police lieutenant
Blind Love (1920) as George Collins
The Unwritten Code (1919) as Thompson
Little Miss No-Account (1918) as Edwin Sayer
The Crucible of Life (1918) as Edwin Fairfax
Madame Sherry (1917) as Edward Sherry
The Silent Witness (1917) as Richard Morgan

Writer (feature film)

Adventure in Diamonds (1940) as Story
The Mystic Circle Murder (1939) as Scr and story
Sailor Be Good! (1933) as Story
Linda (1929) as Adaptation
Circumstances force a young woman to marry a much older man, although she really loves a young doctor.
Why Sailors Go Wrong (1928) as Story
The Block Signal (1926) as Writer
The Silent Accuser (1924) as Scen

Writer (special)

Childhood (1977)
A five-part series of story adaptations in which the point of view is that of a child. The titles of each part are: "Baa Baa Blacksheep" (Part 1); "A Great Day For Bonzo" (Part 2); "Easter Tells Such Dreadful Lies" (Part 3); "Possessions" (Part 4); "An Only Child" (Part 5). A presentation of "Great

Producer (special)

Nativity (1983)
Yuletide celebrations in Rome, London, and New York City are introduced by Princess Grace of Monaco.
Snow Goose, The (1971)
The story, set on the marshes of England's Essex Coast, tells of a withdrawn, deformed artist, an orphaned teenage girl, and an injured snow goose that brings them together.

Film Production - Main (special)

Placido Domingo Sings Zarzuela! (1986)
A live performance, taped at Madison Square Garden on August 8, l985, of excerpts from several zarzuelas (Spanish operas). Tenor Placido Domingo performs with the Antologia de la Zarzuela, Spain's leading Zarzuela touring troupe.

Cast (short)

A Panic In The Parlor (1941)
After sneaking away to Mexico, a man''''s wife teaches him a lesson in this comedic short.
Old Hickory (1940)
This short film presents four key incidents in the public life of Andrew Jackson. Vitaphone Release 9590-9591.
Buried Loot (1935)
This short film covers the story of a man who confesses to embezzlement only after burying the money he stole.
Roast-Beef and Movies (1934)
A group of bumbling, incompetent Hollywood hopefuls try to sell a picture to a fictional film studio in this short film.

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