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Cast (feature film)

How the West Was Won (1963) as Corporal Murphy
Three generations of pioneers take part in the forging of the American West.
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Bartender
An experienced gunman and a peace-loving tenderfoot clash with a Western bully.
Two Rode Together (1961) as Sergeant
Two tough westerners bring home a group of settlers who have spent years as Comanche hostages.
Sergeant Rutledge (1960) as Court sergeant
A 19th-century lawyer tries to clear a black man of rape and murder charges.
The Buccaneer (1959) as Yank, pirate
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
The Last Hurrah (1958) as Riley
A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
The Wings of Eagles (1957) as Joe
Biography of Frank "Spig" Wead, the pioneer aviator who turned to writing after being grounded by an accident.
The Searchers (1956) as Army sergeant
An Indian-hating Civil War veteran tracks down the tribe that slaughtered his family and kidnapped his niece.
The Last Frontier (1956) as Corporal
A backwoodsman signs on as scout for a remote Army fort.
The Long Gray Line (1955) as Recruiting sergeant
An Irish immigrant becomes one of West Point''''s most beloved officers.
Mister Roberts (1955) as Marine sergeant
A naval officer longing for active duty clashes with his vainglorious captain.
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953) as George LeMay
Nuclear tests set a dormant prehistoric monster on a path of destruction.
The Sun Shines Bright (1953) as Blackjack
John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William Priest is involved variously in revealing the real identity of Lucy Lake, reliving his Civil War memories, preventing the lynching of a youth and contesting the elections with Yankee Horace K. Maydew.
Stars and Stripes Forever (1952) as Marine captain
A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa.
Hoodlum Empire (1952) as Tracey
What Price Glory (1952) as Ferguson
A marine captain and his top sergeant are assigned to take their company from a small village to the brutal reality of war in the trenches.
Operation Pacific (1951) as The chief
A dedicated submarine commander sacrifices everything to defeat the enemy.
Fighting Coast Guard (1951) as Coast guardsman
The Sea Hornet (1951) as Salty
When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950) as Briggs
A small-town soldier gets a chance to be a hero when he accidentally crosses enemy lines.
Rock Island Trail (1950) as Sergeant
Loumas, president of the Rock Island Trail company, tries to expand his rails into the Midwest but finds resistance of the steamship and stage-coach lines. The malicious Kirby Murrow tries everything to slow down Loumas' progress and doesn't even stop before sabotage. Only Constanze, daughter of banker Strong, believes in his success strong enough to support him financially.
Rio Grande (1950) as
A cavalry unit located on the Mexican border must control Indian uprisings.
Tripoli (1950) as Busch
Mighty Joe Young (1949) as Sam, truck driver
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
3 Godfathers (1949) as Luke, the train conductor
Three outlaws on the run risk their freedom and their lives to return a newborn to civilization.
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) as Sergeant major
An aging Cavalry officer tries to prevent an Indian war in the last days before his retirement.
The Fighting Kentuckian (1949) as Capt. Dan Carroll
A militiaman falls for a Frenchwoman and tries to protect her people from land grabbers.
Fort Apache (1948) as Sgt. Dan Shatuck
An experienced cavalry officer tries to keep his new, by-the-books commander from triggering an Indian war.
Unconquered (1947) as Joe Lovat
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
They Were Expendable (1945) as "Doc" [the storekeeper]
A Navy commander fights to prove the battle-worthiness of the PT boat at the start of World War II.
Lady from Louisiana (1941) as Cuffy Brown
Northern lawyer John Reynolds travels to New Orleans to try and clean up the local crime syndicate based around a lottery. Although he meets Julie Mirbeau and they are attracted to each other, the fact that her father heads the lottery means they end up on opposite sides. When her father is killed, Julie becomes more and more involved in the shady activities and in blocking Reynolds' attempts at prosecution.
Tobacco Road (1941) as Officer at jail
A patriarch of a large rural Southern clan are threatened to be thrown off their land.
Men of Boys Town (1941) as Guard at reformatory
Father Flanagan continues to fight for his pioneering orphanage.
Wild Geese Calling (1941) as Mug
In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dancehall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie.
How Green Was My Valley (1941) as Mine superintendent
A Welsh mining family faces the struggles of life together.
Sergeant York (1941) as Corporal Cutting
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
Charter Pilot (1940) as Workman
US-to-Central-America freight service pilot (Nolan) marries radio broadcaster (Bari) and promises to take a desk job but the urge for adventure is too strong.
The Long Voyage Home (1940) as Johnny
A merchant ship's crew tries to survive the loneliness of the sea and the coming of war.
The Westerner (1940) as Henry Williams
A drifter accused of horse stealing faces off against the notorious Judge Roy Bean.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) as Committee man
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) as Amos Hartman
A young couple fights off Indian attacks to start a farm in the Mohawk Valley.
Sergeant Madden (1939) as Prisoner
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
Union Pacific (1939) as Harmonica player/card player
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) as Big Buck
The future president considers a political career while practicing law.
The Star Maker (1939) as
Stagecoach (1939) as Bartender
A group of disparate passengers battle personal demons and each other while racing through Indian country.
Mountain Rhythm (1939) as Rocky
You and Me (1938) as First gangster
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938) as Drill sergeant
A forward thinking bandleader fights to make ragtime respectable.
The Crowd Roars (1938) as
A fighter''''s hard-drinking father gets his son mixed up with the underworld.
Cocoanut Grove (1938) as Bus driver
King of the Newsboys (1938) as Lefty
Squadron of Honor (1938) as Elmer
Battle of Broadway (1938) as Slim
Tip-Off Girls (1938) as Truck driver
Submarine Patrol (1938) as Guns McPeek
Thanks for Everything (1938) as Medical sergeant
Promoters (Menjou and Oakie) set up a radio contest to find the average American (Haley) and use him to sell food, apparel and notions. All goes well until he falls in love with a girl (Whelan) who upsets things.
Big City (1937) as Comet cab driver
An honest cab driver fights against corruption.
Navy Blue and Gold (1937) as Fireman
Three buddies fight to survive the rigorous training at Annapolis.
Quality Street (1937) as
A woman masquerades as her own niece to get back at a neglectful suitor.
Live, Love and Learn (1937) as Marine
A bohemian artist and a society girl try to adjust to marriage.
Wee Willie Winkie (1937) as Soldier
When her parents die, an orphaned girl goes to live with her grandfather on a British outpost in India.
The Devil's Playground (1937) as Gob
Submarine officers Dorgan and Mason battle on land for the affections of dance-hall girl Carmen.
The Plough and the Stars (1937) as Bar patron
The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936) as Signal man
After setting the leg of John Wilkes Booth, Dr. Samuel Mudd is sent to prison as a conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
The Road to Glory (1936) as Soldier
The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. As men are killed and replaced jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection of nurse Monique is Capt. La Roche.
Under Two Flags (1936) as Corporal Vaux
Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends Victor on dangerous assignments to be rid of him. He falls in love with Lady Venetia Cunningham, a visitor to the garrison.
Drift Fence (1936) as Weary, the cook
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.
Come and Get It (1936) as Foreman
Years after deserting his true love, a lumber tycoon vies with his son for her daughter''''s hand.
Private Number (1936) as Gus Rilovitch
Banjo on My Knee (1936) as
Misunderstandings and wanderlust keep frontier newlyweds from building a life together.
Rose-Marie (1936) as
An opera singer goes undercover in the Canadian wilderness to hunt for her criminal brother.
Navy Wife (1935) as Sailor
Don't Bet on Blondes (1935) as Gangster
An actress''''s manager tries to keep her from leaving the stage for marriage.
Steamboat Round the Bend (1935) as River man
Goin' to Town (1935) as Cowboy
When her fiancée Buck Gonzales is killed, dance hall queen Cleo Borden inherits his wealth. Included are oil wells supervised by British engineer Carrington, whom Cleo sets out to win by becoming a "lady." She races her horse in Buenos Aires, gains social position by loveless marriage to bankrupt Colton, and even sings in an opera. But when she meets Carrington again, he's become the Earl of Stratton...
The World Moves On (1934) as Orderly
A Louisiana cotton family fights to survive war and the Depression.
Strange People (1933) as The Plumber
Tugboat Annie (1933) as Pete
A lady tugboat captain tries to help two young lovers come together.
Skyway (1933) as Spike
Hello, Everybody! (1933) as
The setting is a farm. Kate Smith and Sally Blane play sisters; assorted relatives live with the sisters, but everyone at home, and in the whole town, depends on Kate to hold everything together. The power company wants to build a dam which will require flooding many of the farms; Kate is holding out; if Kate sells, everyone else will sell; if Kate refuses, the rest of the town will refuse as well. Randolph Scott meets Kate's beautiful sister, Sally Blane, at a dance. Randolph Scott, as it turns out, is an agent for the power company. Kate thinks he's just using Sally; Sally believes that he truly likes her. Randolph comes to the farm and appears to woo Kate. Kate remains unconvinced about selling out, but falls for Randolph.
The Phantom Express (1932) as
An engineer at the throttle of a locomotive speeding through a tunnel sees the lights of a train approaching from the other end. Although the signals say the track is clear, he still sees the train's lights. He grinds the train to a halt, derailing it. He survives, but many passengers are killed. He is fired in disgrace, but sets out to prove his innocence by finding the "phantom express."
Renegades of the West (1932) as Dave
A cowboy goes undercover to catch the cattle thieves who killed his father.
If I Had a Million (1932) as Sailor
A dying tycoon selects his heirs at random, and each reacts differently to the good fortune.
City Girl (1930) as Reaper
Lem goes to Chicago to sell the wheat his family has grown on their farm in Minnesota. There he meets the waitress Kate. They fall in love and get married before going back to the farm. Kate is accepted by Lem's mother and kid sister but is rejected by his father, who believes she married for the money. (And the fact that Lem didn't get a fair price for the wheat is her fault too). The reapers arrive and quickly they make things even more complicated by making their move on Kate. Lem misunderstands the situation and believes Kate is actually interested. In despair Kate leaves the farm and Lem goes looking for her.
Way Out West (1930) as Pete
When a carnival barker gets caught conning the local cowboys, he''''s forced to work off his sentence on the open range.
Born Reckless (1930) as
Strong Boy (1929) as Baggage man
Why Sailors Go Wrong (1928) as First mate
Four Sons (1928) as Joseph's American friend
A family saga in which three of a Bavarian widow''''s sons go to war for Germany and the fourth goes to America, Germany''''s eventual opponent.
Plastered in Paris (1928) as Bud Swenson
The Lone Eagle (1927) as Sven Linder
The Broncho Twister (1927) as Jinx Johnson

Producer (feature film)

Fort Apache (1948) as Exec asst
An experienced cavalry officer tries to keep his new, by-the-books commander from triggering an Indian war.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

The Alamo (1960) as Tech supv
Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie join the fight for Texas'''' independence from Mexico.
The Buccaneer (1959) as Technical Advisor
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
The Light in the Forest (1958) as Technical Advisor
A young white boy, raised by Native Americans, is forced to return to white society following the signing of a peace treaty.
Prince Valiant (1954) as Technical Advisor
A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur''''s Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.
The Robe (1953) as Technical Advisor
Biblical epic in which a Roman military tribune, who commands the unit that crucified Jesus Christ, tries to learn about the man he killed.
Stars and Stripes Forever (1952) as Technical Advisor
A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa.
The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) as Technical Advisor
As he fights a deadly jungle fever, a hunter remembers his lost loves.
What Price Glory (1952) as Military tech adv
A marine captain and his top sergeant are assigned to take their company from a small village to the brutal reality of war in the trenches.
Oh! Susanna (1951) as Technical Advisor
When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950) as Technical Advisor
A small-town soldier gets a chance to be a hero when he accidentally crosses enemy lines.
The Fugitive (1947) as Exec asst
A revolutionary priest flees a Central American dictatorship.

Cast (short)

Buyer Beware (1940)
This short film deals with shady companies selling fake merchandise.
It May Happen to You (1937)
In this short film, mobsters convince a meat packing company employee to help them hijack a truckload of beef.

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