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Cast (feature film)

Harlow (1965) as Doctor
The Disorderly Orderly (1964) as Mr. McCaby
An inefficient hospital orderly wreaks havoc when he tries to help the patients.
Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964) as Lawyers
A Chicago gangster stumbles into philanthropic work during a gang war.
The Errand Boy (1961) as
Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to the lot. But all that Morty ever finds is that he can cause havoc no matter what he does.
High Time (1960) as Tobacco auctioneer
Widower and hamburger restaurateur Harvey Howard decides to go to college at 51 years of age. Resisting the easy path, he insists on not receiving preferential treatment, and lives in a dorm like the other students despite the disapproval of his grown son and daughter. As the years pass, and he gets involved in study sessions, fraternity initiations, and sporting events, he begins falling in love with Professor Gautier, the French teacher, but doesn't consider re-marrying appropriate.
Bells Are Ringing (1960) as
An answering service operator gets mixed up in her clients' lives.
Who Was That Lady? (1960) as Tenant
A cheating husband convinces his wife his flirtations are actually spy missions.
The Flying Fontaines (1959) as Cab driver
After military service, a trapeze star fights to rebuild his career and his love life.
Some Came Running (1959) as Poker player
A veteran returns home to deal with family secrets and small-town scandals.
Arson for Hire (1959) as Pop Bergen
The Last Hurrah (1958) as
A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
Buchanan Rides Alone (1958) as Saloon gambler
Clever gunfighter tangles with a gleefully corrupt family over control of a border town.
Screaming Mimi (1958) as Paul
A serial killer stalks an exotic dancer in New Orleans.
April Love (1957) as Old hoofer
A young man visiting his relatives in Kentucky falls in love with their neighbor.
The Night the World Exploded (1957) as Sheriff Quinn
A seismologist discovers a new element that could destroy the world.
The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) as Barker
When he mysteriously starts shrinking, a man finds a new world of danger in everyday creatures.
The Tattered Dress (1957) as Cal Morrison
After an out-of-town lawyer gets an acquittal for a man who killed another man for sexually roughing up his trophy wife, the vengeful local sheriff frames him for jury tampering.
Kelly and Me (1957) as Theater manager
Flop vaudeville performer Len Carmody is adopted by Kelly, a trained dog abandoned by Malo's dog act. When Kelly joins Len's ho-hum song and dance, a popular comedy act is born. On the train, Len meets young Mina Van Runkel, daughter of a movie producer in desperate need of new talent (it's 1930). Successful in making "dog pictures," can Len stand being second banana to Kelly? Complications: a pallid romantic triangle...and the reappearance of Kelly's original owner.
Decision at Sundown (1957) as Morley man
A gunman seeks revenge on the man he believes stole his wife.
The Girl Can't Help It (1956) as Samuels
A gangster sets out to turn his girlfriend into a rock star.
The Square Jungle (1956) as Jerry Macon
Grocery clerk Eddie Quaid, in danger of losing his father to alcoholism and his girl Julie through lack of career prospects, goes into boxing. His cop friend McBride finances him; ex-con Bernie Browne trains him. Three years later, he is a challenger for the championship, and Julie re-enters his life. Can she win him back from a predatory blonde? And why does the prospect of Eddie's winning worry Bernie more than his losing?
Miracle in the Rain (1956) as Auctioneer
When a lonely woman''''s wartime lover dies, her loneliness threatens her life.
Crashing Las Vegas (1956) as Croupier
When an electric shock turns one of them into a psychic, the Bowery Boys invade Las Vegas.
The First Traveling Saleslady (1956) as Salesman
A corset designer takes a job selling barbed wire in the wild West.
The Opposite Sex (1956) as Personal manager
In this musical remake of The Women, a happily married singer lets her catty friends convince her to file for divorce.
The Country Girl (1955) as Bartender
While trying to help her husband make a comeback, an alcoholic singer''''s wife fights her love for another man.
Rails into Laramie (1954) as Shell game operator
Wicked Woman (1954) as Ticket agent
A trashy blonde lures a saloon owner away from his wife.
Border Ambush (1954) as Lawyer [Frank Blake]
The story of a beautiful and emotionally/psychologically distraught young woman whose unique perspective (literally, through the lens of a camera) results in suffering and despair. The heroes are Jiney and sexy lesbian roommate-best-friend Jas. Jiney and Jas are casual photographers, but Jiney is t
The Story of Three Loves (1953) as Master of ceremonies
Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.
Three Sailors and a Girl (1953) as Box office attendant
Three sailors on leave back a Broadway hit.
The Last Posse (1953) as
Flashbacks reveal how a posse after stolen money returned empty handed.
The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) as Reporter
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
Remains to Be Seen (1953) as Waiter
A girl vocalist and her apartment manager get mixed up in a creepy Park Avenue murder and find themselves facing danger at every turn.
The Stranger Wore a Gun (1953) as Red Glick
A gold robber tries to reform in the middle of a big heist.
The Band Wagon (1953) as Reporter
A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.
She's Working Her Way Through College (1952) as
A professor helps a burlesque queen get a college education.
The Winning Team (1952) as Emcee
Baseball great Grover Cleveland Alexander fights his way back from a blinding injury.
Meet Danny Wilson (1952) as Master of ceremonies
Danny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh nightclub. But Nick wants a high price: half of Danny's future income. Danny's career skyrockets, but his position at the top of the heap, and his one-sided romance with Joy, prove extremely unstable.
Rose of Cimarron (1952) as Sharper
Kansas City Confidential (1952) as Stickman
To commit the perfect crime, a former detective keeps his colleagues' identities secret from each other.
Rhubarb (1951) as Hamburger Harry
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.
Starlift (1951) as Reporter
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
The Unknown Man (1951) as Photographer
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he''''s gotten off was really guilty.
The Sea Hornet (1951) as Bartender at Padre Inn
The Yellow Cab Man (1950) as Mechanic
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
Armored Car Robbery (1950) as Kimball
A police officer tries to find half a million dollars stolen by gangsters.
Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone (1950) as Stud
A lawyer and a widow encounter murder on a train ride.
The Secret Fury (1950) as Wilson
A mysterious figure tries to stop a woman's marriage by driving her mad.
Always Leave Them Laughing (1949) as Photographer
A vaudeville clown neglects his family while fighting for stardom.
Flamingo Road (1949) as
A stranded carnival dancer takes on a corrupt political boss when she marries into small-town society.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949) as Reporter
A beautiful woman takes over a turn-of-the-century baseball team.
Alias the Champ (1949) as Bert Tracy
Chicken Every Sunday (1949) as Barker
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband''''s harebrained financial schemes.
Act of Violence (1949) as Bell captain
An embittered veteran tracks down a POW camp informer.
My Dream Is Yours (1949) as Car salesman
A talent scout turns a young unknown into a radio singing star.
Command Decision (1949) as Correspondent in military
A senior officer faces the horror of sending his men on suicide missions over Germany during the last days of World War II.
Mighty Joe Young (1949) as Pierson
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
Ladies of the Chorus (1949) as Joe
A one-time burlesque star tries to shield her daughter so she can marry a nice young man.
Romance on the High Seas (1948) as Purser
A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.
French Leave (1948) as François
When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948) as Vendor
The Babe Ruth Story (1948) as Sports editor
A childlike oaf becomes the greatest star in baseball.
Apartment for Peggy (1948) as Salesman
A war veteran and his young wife attempt to adjust to the boom years of the late 1940s.
The Hunted (1948) as Starter
A police detective investigating a jewel robbery discovers evidence that points to his girlfriend as the culprit, although she claims she was framed.
Race Street (1948) as Burnside
A night-club owner takes on the crooks who killed his best friend.
Panhandle (1948) as Drunk
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947) as
In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women's Suffrage movement.
Hit Parade of 1947 (1947) as Sammy
Kilroy Was Here (1947) as Cab driver
Returning G. I. John J. Kilroy (Jackie Cooper), whose main ambition is to get a college education, finds himself one-half credit short for college entrance. Connie Harcourt (Wanda McKay) writes feature stories about him as "Kilroy,", the most talked about G. I. of the war, and is able to get him registered. Fraternity members grow dubious and attempt to make him withdraw from college.
Linda, Be Good (1947) as Eddie Morgan
That's My Man (1947) as Husband
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now? (1947) as Stage manager
A biopic of the career of Joe Howard (12 Feb.,1878 - 19 May, 1961), famous songwriter of the early 20th Century. Howard wrote the title song, Goodbye, My Lady Love; and Hello, My Baby among many others. Mark Stevens was dubbed by Buddy Clark, well known singer of the 30's and 40's
The Hucksters (1947) as Circus Barker
A war veteran fights for honesty in the advertising game.
The Beginning or the End (1947) as Winne
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
If I'm Lucky (1946) as
Colonel Urias J. Magonnagle (Edgar Buchanan) is running for Governor, against a crooked incumbent, and glib-tongued Wally M. Jones (Phil Silvers) persaudes him to build his campaign around performances by Earl Gordon (Harry James) and his band, including vocalists Terry (Vivian Blaine) and Allen Clark (Perry Como.) The performers (including Carmen Miranda as Michelle O'Toole) perform, Magonnagle orates and the citizens are buying. The crooked political machine gets worried and a few plot twists later (as can only be performed by four screenplay writers evidently in separate rooms), Clark has replaced Magonnagle as the candidate.
Lover Come Back (1946) as Reporter
Kay Williams, an executive with Styles, Inc., is true to her absent husband Bill despite much harassment for dates from co-workers. But when Bill finally returns from Europe, it becomes increasingly evident to Kay that he has been a world- class philanderer. Still loving him, Kay decides to take gentle revenge by making him think she does likewise. Ensuing comic events ridicule the double standard at every opportunity.
Suspense (1946) as Monk
The new manager of an ice show plots to steal the owners business and his wife.
Love, Honor and Goodbye (1945) as Jackson
Behind City Lights (1945) as Charles Mathews
Blonde Ransom (1945) as Piano player
Within These Walls (1945) as Convict
State Fair (1945) as Ticket taker
An Iowa family finds romance and adventure at the yearly state fair.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945) as Waiter
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe (1945) as
Joe Davis Sr., headliner at a big nightclub, is visited by medical student son Joe Jr., who to Dad's chagrin wants to be a crooner, and soon comes between Dad and his girlfriend Claire. So glamorous dancer Bonnie is enlisted to distract Junior. Which does Bonnie want more, the fur coat or true love? Plot is a framework for numerous Ziegfeld style stage productions.
A Thousand and One Nights (1945) as Retainer
Aladdin tries to make his fortune with the help of a beautiful genie.
An Angel Comes to Brooklyn (1945) as Brian Hepplestone
Shadow of Suspicion (1944) as Red
Private investigators infiltrate a jewelry store to guard a priceless emerald bracelet.
Lost in a Harem (1944) as Fruit vendor
Two entertainers touring the Middle East are kidnapped by an evil sultan.
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943) as Joe
A radio sleuth infiltrates the Brooklyn Dodgers to solve a murder.

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