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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Carrie (1952) as Bum
A married man''''s passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
2.
Ace in the Hole (1951) as Papa Minosa
A small-town reporter milks a local disaster to get back into the big time.
3.
Branded (1951) as Tattoo
A gunman tries to pass himself off as a wealthy ranchers long lost son.
4.
Journey into Light (1951) as Racky
5.
No Sad Songs for Me (1950) as Joe
A terminally ill woman struggles to leave her husband and child taken care of before she dies.
6.
My Dream Is Yours (1949) as Character actor
A talent scout turns a young unknown into a radio singing star.
7.
Romance on the High Seas (1948) as The drunk
A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.
8.
Station West (1948) as Pianist
A federal agent takes on a gang of gold thieves.
9.
The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947) as Larry Massey
Romantically involved reporters compete to solve a murder on a famous actress'''' estate.
10.
The Mighty McGurk (1947) as Man at bar
A punch-drunk prizefighter living on the Bowery takes in an orphaned boy.
11.
The Egg and I (1947) as Geoduck
Newlywed city slickers decide to give country life a try as chicken farmers.
12.
The Guilt of Janet Ames (1947) as Customer
A hard-drinking reporter tries to help the embittered widow of the soldier who had saved his life during the war.
13.
Johnny O'Clock (1947) as Waiter
Gambling hall owners get mixed up with a cop on the take, leading to murder and mystery.
14.
Monsieur Beaucaire (1946) as Court jester
Beaucaire is a barber for the Royal French court who becomes a real "royal pain" for the king. As a result he is sent to the guillotine - however he is saved by the Duc de Chandre, who rescues and transports him to the Spanish court. While there Beaucaire poses as a noblesman. The only problem is, he gets into even more trouble.
15.
Rendezvous with Annie (1946) as Dyspeptic
16.
Canyon Passage (1946) as Man in hallway
A respected businessman and his gambler best friend fall for the same woman in 1850s Oregon.
17.
A Night in Paradise (1946) as Beggar
Aesop takes a break from spinning fables to help a king and fall in love.
18.
Two Sisters from Boston (1946) as Ticket man
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.
19.
The Killers (1946) as Plunther
An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer's beneficiary.
20.
Adventure (1946) as Bum
A rough-living sailor has trouble adjusting to domestic life when he marries a librarian.
21.
Inside Job (1946) as Freddie
22.
Susie Steps Out (1946) as Wilkins
23.
Blonde Alibi (1946) as Louie Gurney
24.
The Suspect (1945) as Detective
In 1902 London, unhappily married Philip Marshall meets young Mary Gray, who is unemployed and depressed. Their deepening friendship, though physically innocent, is discovered by Philip's wife who threatens him with exposure and scandal, driving him to kill her. Thereafter, fortune seems to smile on Philip Marshall; but does fate have a surprise in store?
25.
The Crimson Canary (1945) as Pete
26.
Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945) as Circus driver
A Norwegian farmer tries to raise two children in the Midwest.
27.
Honeymoon Ahead (1945) as Lug
28.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) as Mr. Crackenbox
A girl in the slums tries to find her way with the help of her devoted mother and alcoholic father.
29.
Nothing But Trouble (1945) as Jones
A pair of dimwits get jobs as servants to a boy king whose life is in danger.
30.
Christmas Holiday (1944) as Waiter
31.
Meet the People (1944) as Workman
A fading stage star tries to revive her career by taking a job in a shipyard.
32.
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944) as Tramp ambassador in "United States" number
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
33.
Mrs. Parkington (1944) as Beggar
A lady''''s maid marries a man whose prospects push her into high society.
34.
Lost in a Harem (1944) as Piano player
Two entertainers touring the Middle East are kidnapped by an evil sultan.
35.
Madame Spy (1942) as Hotel clerk
36.
Jail House Blues (1942) as Charlie
37.
War Dogs (1942) as Sam Stoner
38.
Bowery at Midnight (1942) as Fingers Dolan
A college professor hides a life of crime behind volunteer work.
39.
Woman of the Year (1942) as Paddy Doran
Opposites distract when a sophisticated political columnist falls for a sportswriter.
40.
Cowboy Serenade (1942) as Joe Crowley
41.
Behind the Eight Ball (1942) as Bearded man
42.
Arabian Nights (1942) as Blind beggar
Half-brothers vie for an Arabian throne and the love of a beautiful storyteller.
43.
Her Cardboard Lover (1942) as Waiter
A flirt tries to make her fiance jealous by hiring a gigolo.
44.
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941) as Rat-faced man
A young doctor's wedding turns into a tragic event.
45.
Mr. Celebrity (1941) as Johnny Martin
The grandparents (James Halligan and Laura Treadwell) of Danny Mason (Buzzy Henry), an orphaned boy, are trying to have him put into their custody rather than that of his uncle, Jim King (James Seay), a racetrack veterinary, as they object to the track enviroment in which he is being raised. Their destinies become entwined with that of former silent-film stars Francis X. Bushman and Clara Kimball Young and ex-heavyweight champion James J."Jim" Jeffries, and that of a broken-down race horse named "Mr. Celebrity." The tagline tells it all.
46.
Shadow of the Thin Man (1941) as Paleface
High society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles run into a variety of shady characters while investigating a race-track murder.
47.
The Big Store (1941) as Watchman
A detective and his zany pals take over a failing department store.
48.
I Stole a Million (1939) as Tramp

Cast (short)

49.
Mr. Blabbermouth! (1942)
This short film, part of the U.S. pro-war movement, suggests citizens avoid listening to rumors during wartime.
50.
Shop Talk (1936)
In this comedic short, a young man becomes the manager of a department store but encounters hostility from the current employees. Vitaphone Release 1901-1902.
51.
Sheik to Sheik (1936)
In this short film, a radio salesman gets knocked out by a golf ball and dreams he''''s in the desert where he sells radios to sheiks. Vitaphone Release 2002-2003.
52.
Double Exposure (1935)
An aspiring photographer gets more than he bargained for when he snaps a picture of a stranger in this short film. Vitaphone Release 1891-1892.

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