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Cast (feature film)

I Love Melvin (1953) as Camera operator
A photographer''''s assistant promises to turn a chorus girl into a cover girl.
The Band Wagon (1953) as
A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.
Jet Job (1952) as Secretary
Because of You (1952) as Reporter
Blonde 'doll' Christine Carroll finds too late that her fiancée Mike is a gangster and she's his unwitting accessory. Emerging from prison with dark hair and an interest in nursing, she becomes a nurse's aide in a war hospital where her good looks quickly arouse the interest of battle-fatigued, 'melancholic' patient Steve Kimberly. When it's clear that Steve has fallen hard, she faces the dilemma of what and when to tell him. Her decision has melodramatic consequences...
Bonzo Goes to College (1952) as
In this fantasy-toned sequel, former lab chimp Bonzo, now literate (!), runs away from a carnival sideshow and hops a banana truck. He lands in college town Pawlton and is adopted by the granddaughter of football coach 'Pop' Drew, who sorely needs good players. Obvious but pleasant slapstick follows.
Go for Broke! (1951) as American officer
The true story of World War II''''s all Japanese-American unit.
The Tall Target (1951) as Zouaves
A detective tries to prevent the assassination of President Lincoln during a train ride.
Disc Jockey (1951) as Newsman
One for the Book (1948) as Boy
A lovelorn actress shares her apartment with a lonely soldier.
The Saxon Charm (1948) as Leading man
The Bride Goes Wild (1948) as Best man
A womanizing author of children's books borrows a son to woo his illustrator.
B. F.'s Daughter (1948) as G.I.
A professor doesn't know his wife is an heiress.
State of the Union (1948) as Guard
A presidential candidate fights to keep his integrity and his wife during a grueling campaign.
Words and Music (1948) as
Songwriters Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart search for love while rising to the top.
The Beginning or the End (1947) as Nuclear physicist
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
Killer McCoy (1947) as Newsman
A lightweight boxer gets mixed up in murder.
Gay Blades (1946) as Reporter
New York hockey player Andy Buell is approached by Hollywood talent scout Nancy Davis to play the hunk lead in "The Behemoth" but he would prefer she quit her job and become his wife.
Keep 'Em Slugging (1943) as Mike
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.
I Married an Angel (1942) as Peacock
A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.
Scandal Sheet (1939) as Student
The Jury's Secret (1938) as Jones
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.
Spring Madness (1938) as Dartmouth college boy
A Harvard man romances a coed from a nearby college.
Sinners in Paradise (1938) as Photographer
A seaplane departs for China. On board are a nurse escaping a loveless marriage to do work with refugees, a woman hoping to surprise her estranged son, a wealthy heiress trying to distance herself from labor troubles, an oily politician, a moll and a mobster fleeing the wrath of the gangs they've double-crossed, two rival munitions salesmen out to cash in on the misery of war, and a fresh-faced young steward. Caught in a course-altering storm, a crash-landing destroys the plane, kills the plane's officers, and tosses the surviving passengers into the sea. They are washed ashore on an isolated island inhabited solely by mysteriously reclusive Mr. Taylor and his servant, Ping. Until Taylor decides if, how and when he will allow them to take his boat back to China for help, this disparate band must work together, change their self-centered ways, and examine their motives for wanting to escape from the island and their pasts.
Reported Missing (1937) as Bill Evans
A Girl with Ideas (1937) as Charlie
Wings over Honolulu (1937) as Wayne
Adapted by Isabel Dawn and Boyce de Gaw from a "Redbook Magazine" story by Mildred Cram with, apparently, none of the three understanding much about military trials or else the Ray Milland character would have ended up with a dishonorable discharge and twenty years in the slammer. Story begins at a birthday party given for Virginia deb Lauralee Curtis (Wendy Barrie) by her adoring aunts Nellie (Margaret McWade) and Evie Curtis (Clara Blandick.) Wealthy yankee Gregory Chandler (Kent Taylor) claims the first dance and spends the night unfolding dazzling vistas of yachts, wealth and far-off romantic places and asks Lauralee to marry him. She declines, as properly brought-up southern girls do not accept first-night proposals or, most of the time, propositions. But this changes when navy flyers Lieutenants Stony Gilchrist (Ray Milland) and Jack Furness (William Gargan) make a forced landing on the Curtis plantation, and it is a case of love at first sight when Lauralee meets Stony,evidently because Lauralee and Stony are the only two people at the party with British accents. She marries him and follows him to Honolulu.But the Navy bungalow is a bit drab---"pitifully drab" to be exact---for a good old girl from a southern plantation, and she isn't too keen about airplanes flying over the house all day even if they are on a Naval base and, for goodness gracious sakes, ol' Stony's duties force him to stay away from home at times. Meanwhile, Gregory sails his yacht into the harbor with the express purpose of winning Lauralee away from Stony, which is not surprising for a damn yankee. She assures the cad that she loves her husband more than ever but...she will attend a party on his yacht since Stony is tied up doing whatever it is he does and a girl just can't stay cooped up all the time and she reckons there is nothing wrong in that. But Stony comes home early, finds out where she is going and reckons otherwise. They quarrel and Lauralee hies herself on to the party, which ends up on a slumming excursion to a disreputable cafe where a drunk makes a pass at Lauralee, and Gregory, miffed that someone other than he is out to spoil Lauralee's honor, fights the drunk. All three are hauled to jail and the story is all over Honolulu's morning newspapers. Grief-stricken and not wishing to bring further shame on Stony, Lauralee sends word she is leaving him for Gregory Chandler. Stony isn't buying any of that and he steals a Navy plane and goes in search of Chandler's yacht. To compound his theft of United States government property, Stony also manages to crash said property. He offers no defense at his court martial, since doing so would involve his wife's good (albeit somewhat tarnished) name. But Lauralee shows up and tells the court martial board it was all her fault, and the board reckons that under these circumstances Stony should be restored to full duty and rank but transferred to another base. In real life, of course, his next base would have been the federal prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas doing a hard-duty twenty years behind the bars.
Devil Dogs of the Air (1935) as Bob
Two Marine pilots vie for romance and glory.
The Sea Hawk (1924) as Boatswain
In this silent film, an English noble sold into slavery escapes and turns himself into a pirate king.

Music (feature film)

Condo Painting (1999) as Song Performer ("Flow My Tears")
Story of Pace/Wilderstein Gallery painter George Condo, focusing extensively on his reworking of a single painting and on Condo's elusive and often disruptive muses as the artist works in his downtown Manhattan studio. Animation of popular television characters and footage of Condo's favorite televi

Dance (feature film)

The Merry Widow (1934) as Waltz instructor for Jeanette MacDonald
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.

Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)

Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title (1966) as Wardrobe
A Cook and a waitress decide to work at a bookstore filled with spies and bank robbers.
The Tingler (1959) as Costumes
A scientist discovers an organism that lives on fear.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Pink Lightning (1991)
A young woman coming of age in a small town in the mid 1960s faces the loss of her friends and her fiancee as she questions the value of the role society has asked her to play.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Once More, My Darling (1949) as Stand-in for Robert Montgomery
Movie star Collier Laing is recalled to active duty with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. His mission: to sweep debutante Marita Connell off her feet and flush out her former boyfriend, who's sent her jewels stolen in occupied Germany. Soon it's a question of who's sweeping whom; Miss Connell's nickname is "Killer." But when she wants to elope, Laing begins to have qualms.
Lady in the Lake (1947) as Double for Robert Montgomery
Philip Marlowe searches for a missing woman in this mystery shot entirely from the detective''''s viewpoint.
Folies Bergère de Paris (1935) as Stand-in for Maurice Chevalier
An entertainer impersonates a look-alike banker, causing comic confusion for his girlfriend and his double's wife.

Cast (special)

Diana: Story of a Princess (2001)
Documentary that provides first-hand accounts of Diana Spencer as she was before, during and after her marriage to Prince Charles. Interviews with her nanny, cousin and teachers reveal that Diana was a happy young woman, who was thrilled to marry royalty. When her "fairy tale" marriage turned sour,

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