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Cast (feature film)

Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone (1994)
Wyatt Earp returns to Tombstone, Arizona, 25 years after the 1881 shootout at the O.K. Corral, where he reflects back on his tenure as a frontier marshal. The reminiscences are compilations of clips from the television series starring Hugh O'Brian, "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp," broadcast on A
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993) as Quentin
Three domestic pets try to return to the security of home after being separated from their human family.
Vestige of Honor (1990)
Based on a true story about Vietnam War veterans who executed a secret mission in Thailand to save the Vietnamese hill people who helped them during the war.
Messenger Of Death (1988) as Doc Turner
A Denver detective is after a serial killer linked to a cult of Mormon avengers.
I Want to Live (1983) as Police Lieutenant
Lindsay Wagner stars as Barbara Graham, who was executed in the San Quentin gas chamber in 1955 for her participation in a robbery/murder. This remake of the 1958 movie which won Susan Hayward her Academy Award was written by Don M. Mankiewicz (who co-authored the screenplay to the Hayward movie) an
Ambush Murders (1982)
James Brolin replaced Sam Elliott as the dedicated defense attorney at the third trial of a drawn-out murder case against an outspoken black activist who has been accused in the killing of two white policemen. This fictionalized version of a true story was adapted from the book by Ben Bradlee, Jr.
Bogie (1980) as Dr Brandsma
The Humphrey Bogart story from the early '30s until his death, covering the period as a struggling young actor through movie stardom and his marriages to Mayo Methot (the third Mrs. Bogart) and Lauren Bacall. Academy Award-winning writer Daniel Taradash, who co-wrote the screenplay to Bogart's "Knoc
Valley of Mystery (1967) as Immigration inspector
An airliner crashes in the South American jungle and among the survivors is a convicted killer and the lawman entrusted to transport him.
Gunfight in Abilene (1967) as Frank Norton
Fighting in the Civil War a man accidently kills his friend. Returning to Abilene after the war he finds his former sweetheart about to marry the brother of the man he killed. To pay his debt he not only refuses to win her back but takes the job of Sheriff, a job he doesn't want, when the brother asks him. Still haunted by the killing he refuses to carry a gun. But there is trouble between the ranchers and the farmers and when he finds the brother murdered he straps on a gun and heads after the killer.
Incident at Phantom Hill (1966) as Trader
At the end of the Civil War, a million-dollar gold shipment is hijacked and buried in the desert. One man who knows where it is hidden sets out to get it, but he must fight off outlaws who are also after it and rampaging Apaches.
The Evil of Frankenstein (1964) as
Penniless, Baron Frankenstein, accompanied by his eager assistant Hans, arrives at his family castle near the town of Karlstaad, vowing to continue his experiments in the creation of life. Fortuitously finding the creature he was previously working on, he brings it back to a semblance of life but requires the services of a mesmerist, Zoltan, to successfully animate it. The greedy and vengeful Zoltan secretly sends the monster into town to steal gold and 'punish' the burgomaster and the chief of police, which acts lead to a violent confrontation between the baron and the townspeople.
The Kidnappers (1964) as Jay
Black Gold (1963) as Albert Mailer
During the 1920s Oklahoma oil boom, friends become rivals over oil and a beautiful woman.
Cavalry Command (1963) as Private Haines
An American cavalry brigade is sent to occupy a small Filipino village in 1902 and quell guerilla resistance in the surrounding jungle. Working with the people to build roads, schools, and bridges, they prove that the most important thing an army can have is "good will and integrity."
The FBI Story (1959) as Baby Face Nelson
A dedicated FBI agent thinks back on the agency's battles against the Klan, organized crime and Communist spies.
Escape from Red Rock (1958) as Arky Shanks
Kiss Them for Me (1957) as Lt. Hendricks
Three navy war heroes are booked on a morale-building "vacation" in San Francisco and plan to throw a wild party.
Badlands of Montana (1957) as Walt Branton
The Brothers Rico (1957) as Joe Wesson
A reformed mob accountant tries to get to his gangster brother before the criminals can.
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956) as Soldier
A public relations man must cope with revelations about a wartime romance.
The Boss (1956) as Stitch
A crusading politician falls prey to the temptations of power.
The Wild Party (1956) as Wino
A former pro-football player falls on hard times.
Lust for Life (1956) as Emile Bernard
Passionate biography of painter Vincent van Gogh, whose genius drove him mad.
The First Texan (1956) as Jack LeBlanc
After arriving in Texas to escape a scandal back east, a lawyer becomes involved in the independence of Texas.
The Indian Fighter (1955) as Lt. Blake
A trail guide has to bring two crooked traders to justice to save his wagon train from Indian attack.
The Eternal Sea (1955) as Lad
The Far Horizons (1955) as
Romanticized version of Lewis and Clarks voyage of discovery through the American West.
The Violent Men (1955) as Bud Hinkleman
The wife of a crooked cattle baron plots his murder.
Smoke Signal (1955) as Private Porter
Capt. Harper's cavalry patrol returns to the fort to find it besieged by Ute Indians. The apparent cause is the recapture of Army traitor Brett Halliday, who deserted to the Utes in a previous war; but Brett has a different story. With capture imminent, the only chance for the surviving men (and one woman) is to boat down a wild, uncharted river, where Harper and Halliday must pull together, like it or not.
Lord of the Jungle (1955) as Kenny Balou
The jungle boy tries to stop a herd of rogue elephants.
Jesse James vs. the Daltons (1954) as Bill Dalton
A young gunslinger, rumored to be the son of Jesse James, sets off in search of his legendary father and joins the Dalton Gang. Originally show in 3-D, this western programmer was directed by William Castle (he became well known for his gimmick horror films like "The Tingler").
The Snow Creature (1954) as Lieutenant Dunbar
Two scientists steal the Yeti their Sherpas have found, and take it back to the USA in a big fridge. It escapes, of course, into the sewers from where it periodically emerges to commit rape and pillage.
Two Guns and a Badge (1954) as Dick Grant
Riot in Cell Block 11 (1954) as Mickey
Prison inmates riot to protest crooked guards and brutal conditions.
Francis Joins the WACS (1954) as Jeep driver
On arrival at Fort Chase, ex-soldier Peter Stirling, recalled to active duty, is re-united with his old pal Francis the Talking Mule. Gradually, it dawns on Peter that a clerical error has assigned him to an all-female WAC base, where broad slapstick is the order of the day and Francis has more horse sense than any of the human officers. Too innocent to appreciate the pleasant aspects of his predicament, Peter ends by helping the "enemy" in a war-game battle of the sexes.
Executive Suite (1954) as Bill Lundeen
When a business magnate dies, his board of directors fights over who should run the company.
Red River Shore (1953) as Ned Barlow
Savage Frontier (1953) as Johnny Webb
In his final B western, Bob Steele is Sam Webb, an ex-outlaw gone straight. When the Cherokee Kid is broken out of jail Rocky questions Sam. Cherokee was in Sam's gang which has now been taken over by respected townsman Oakes. Just as Rocky convinces Sam to talk, Oakes has Sam shot. Oakes then plans to lure Rocky into a trap and also finish off Sam.
Invaders from Mars (1953) as Maj. Cleary
A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.
Cat-Women of the Moon (1953) as Doug Smith
Five astronauts travel to the dark side of the moon on a scientific expedition. There they discover a cave which somehow retains a breathable atmosphere. They remove their space suits and venture on, soon finding a buried city where the last members of a 2 million year old civilization greet them with food and drink. Little do they know that these eight lovely leotard-clad women are planning to steal their ship.
The War of the Worlds (1953) as Wash Perry
A scientist on vacation stumbles upon a Martian invasion.
Fort Algiers (1953) as Lt. Gerrier
The Twonky (1953) as Student
A college professor''''s television set tries to take over his life.
Northern Patrol (1953) as Frank Stevens
Julius Caesar (1953) as Servant to Antony
An all-star adaptation of Shakespeare''''s classic about Julius Caesar''''s assassination and its aftermath.
Fort Osage (1952) as Nathan Goodspeed
Rod Cameron, Jane Nigh, Morris Ankrum, Douglas Kennedy, John Ridgely. Trail scout Rod Cameron is hired to lead a wagon train through Indian territory after two unscrupulous white men violate an important treaty with the redskins.
Loan Shark (1952) as Ed Haines
A vicious loan shark ring has been preying on factory workers. When several workers at a tire factory suffer violence at the hands of the loan sharkers, a union leader and the factory owner try to recruit ex-con Joe Gargan to infiltrate to the gang. At first Joe does not want to get involved, but changes his mind when his brother-in-law dies at the hands of a savage loan shark hood. Joe works his way into the mob, but in order to keep his cover, Joe can't tell anyone what he is up to. This results in him being disowned by his sister and girl friend.
Rose of Cimarron (1952) as Jeb Dawley
Flat Top (1952) as Red Kelley
No Questions Asked (1951) as Roger
A young lawyer''''s primrose path to success gets him framed for murder.
The Red Badge of Courage (1951) as Officer
A young Union soldier fights to atone for a moment of cowardice during the Civil War.
Five (1951) as Michael [Rogin]
The five survivors of a nuclear war struggle to build new lives.
Rider from Tucson (1950) as Tug Bailey
In order to make Tug Cardwell (William Phipps) sign over his rich gold claim to them, Avery (Robert Shayne), Gypsy Avery (Veda Ann Borg) and Jackson (Marshall Reed) hire Rankin (Douglas Fowley) to kidnap Tug's sweetheart Jane Whipple (Eliane Riley). Rankin hides Jane and then demands half the mine from the other crooks. Dave Saunders (Tim Holt) and Chito Rafferty (Richard Martin), friends of Tug's, find Jane and taker her to safety. The conspirators then shoot Rankin, capture Tug and force him to take them to his claim. Dave and Chito are close behind.
The Outriders (1950) as Guard
Rebel soldiers try to hijack a Union gold shipment.
Key to the City (1950) as Reporter
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
Cinderella (1950) as Speaking voice of Prince Charming
Retelling of the fairy tale of the same name. Cinderella, adopted daughter of an upper-class lady, is mistreated in her own home. While her mother and ugly stepsisters are out at the royal ball she gets a surprise visit from a friend.
The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1950) as Janvier
In Paris, a down and out medical student Johann Radek (Franchot Tone) is paid by Bill Kirby (Robert Hutton) to murder his wealthy aunt. A knife grinder (Burgess Meredith) is suspected, but Radek keeps taunting the police until they realize that he is the killer. The police and Maigret (Charles Laughton) are led on chases through the streets and over the rooftops of Paris and finally up the girders of the Eiffel Tower.
The Vanishing Westerner (1950) as Bud Thurber
They Live by Night (1949) as Young farmer [R. T. Waters]
After an unjust prison sentence, a young innocent gets mixed-up with hardened criminals and a violent escape.
Scene of the Crime (1949) as
A detective tries to solve a policeman's murder.
Desperadoes of Dodge City (1948) as Ted Loring
Rocky and the Land agent riders need to get an important message to the Army post. The message is stolen but Rocky knows one of the four men on the stagecoach has it. When Rocky and the four get trapped in a shack by the outlaw gang, he learns that one of the four is the gang leader. Rocky has to learn his identity and retrieve the message
The Arizona Ranger (1948) as Mac
A disgraced veteran wanders the West alone until he decides to help a battered woman.
Belle Starr's Daughter (1948) as Yuma
Station West (1948) as Sergeant
A federal agent takes on a gang of gold thieves.
Train to Alcatraz (1948) as Tommy Calligan
Crossfire (1947) as Leroy
A crusading district attorney investigates the murder of a Jewish man.

Producer (feature film)

Sordid Lives (2000) as Co-Producer
The bizarre death of Peggy Ingraham, the matriarch of a working-class Texas family, sets off fireworks within her dysfunctional family. Her determinedly proper daughter Latrelle is in denial over the fact that her son Ty, an actor trying to make it in Hollywood, is gay, and is relieved that her only

Cast (special)

Time Express (1979) as E Patrick Callahan; The Engineer
Adventure stories about people who board the Time Express, a special train that takes them back in time in order to alter important moments of their pasts.
Space Force (1978) as Commander Irving Hinkley
The comic adventures that befall a crew of astronauts assigned to a remote military space station.
Code of Jonathan West, The (1960) as Hicks (Guest)
The post-Civil War story of Jonathan West, a fighting man with principles, who is called "Preach" as he roams throughout the West. In the pilot episode, set in Arkansas in 1865, West attempts to help a man who is being falsely accused of murder.
Westerner, The (1953)
An early syndicated and not widely seen pilot about the exploits of a sheriff in a small California town. In the pilot episode, the Sheriff is captured by a group of outlaws and forced to guide them across the desert to the Mexican border.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Trial Of Lee Harvey Oswald, The (1977)
The bizarre story behind the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy and what might have happened had he been brought to trial. The title is all that is left of the 1967 off-Broadway play by Amram Ducovny and Leon Friedman. John Pleshette, whose resemblance to the real Oswald is remarkable, is
Eleanor and Franklin (1976)
An acclaimed, multi-award-winning production based on Lash's Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller, with the story of the Roosevelts, from early youth to FDR's death in 1945, told through the recollections of the widowed Eleanor. Chosen Outstanding Special (1975-76 season) in the Emmy Awards ceremony,

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Little Girl Lost (1988) as Derek Strull
A true story about a family which fights to adopt their foster child when they believe she is being sexually molested by her natural father.

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