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Cast (feature film)

1.
Rim of the Canyon (1949) as Lily Shannon
Gene takes up where his dad left off, going after the baddies who took $30,000, returning twenty years later to the ghost town where they left the loot.
2.
Slattery's Hurricane (1949) as Marie, bar girl
A pilot (Richard Widmark) wants a life of ease, flying for drug smugglers and looking the other way until his conscience is tweaked by a woman (Veronica Lake) he has misused. He flies into the eye of a hurricane, thereby saving Miami and redeeming himself. The story unfolds in flashbacks as the pilot battles the storm and recalls his failures, including a love affair with the wife (Linda Darnell) of his best friend.
3.
Smugglers' Cove (1948) as Teresa Mahoney
The Bowery Boys take on a gang of German smugglers.
4.
When a Girl's Beautiful (1947) as Bunty McGregor
An advertising man has to come with "the perfect woman" for an ad campaign. He puts together a picture of a woman from a composite of several photos, to get an idea of the kind of woman he should look for. His boss sees it, thinks that it is an actual woman, and orders him to find her and use her in the campaign.
5.
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) as Counter girl
Three returning servicemen fight to adjust to life after World War II.
6.
The Dark Mirror (1946) as Photo-double
A woman suspected of murdering her doctor boyfriend has an identical twin sister. When both twins have an alibi for the night of the murder, a psychiatrist is called in to assist a detective in solving the case. Through a series of tests, he discovers which twin actually committed the crime and in the course of his investigation he falls in love with the normal twin.
7.
The Jungle Captive (1945) as Ann Forrester [Young]
Once again Paula ape woman (Vicky Lane) is brought back to life, this time by a mad doctor (Otto Kruger) and his disfigured assistant (Rondo Hatton), who also kidnaps a nurse in order to have a female blood donor. By this time, Paula's been brain damaged by experiences in the last film, so there's not much for her to do except wander around.
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9.
Rough, Tough and Ready (1945) as Kitty Duval
Brad Crowder (Chester Morris) is co-owner in the Crowder Salvage Company with Jo Matheson (Jean Rogers), who inherited her father's share of the business. She is in love with Brad, while he thinks of her as a brat in overalls. Brad is a wolf after all the girls, especially those of his best friend Owen McCarey (Victor McLaglen.) When the war begins, Brad offers his salvage equipment and men to the Navy, provided he gets an officer's commission. The Navy isn't interested but the Army is, minus the commission, and send Brad and his men to training school for thirteen weeks. Brad has a dinner date with Jo, but breaks it when Owen bets him he can't take his latest girl, Kitty Duval (Amelita Ward.) Kitty phones while Owen is taking a shower, and Brad tells he Owen is still working but he will pick her up. By the time Owen catches up, Kitty is showing a decided preference for Brad, and Owen consoles himself with Lorine Gray (Veda Ann Borg), a Brooklyn girl pretending to be an innocent little gal from the South who wants a home and a husband. Brad returns from training to find that Jo has joined the WAC abd that Owen is about to marry Lorine. Brad, seeing that Owen is really in love, has no intention of breaking up the romance. Kitty can't make a date with Brad and sends Lorine to explain. Lorine falls for Brad and jilts Owen. Presuming that Brad has deliberately taken her, they fight and both men are badly mauled. Before the breach between them can be mended, bot are ordered overseas. Unless one has missed the other 123 versions of this plot, the only question remaining is which man will save the other's life at the risk of his own?
10.
Swingin' on a Rainbow (1945) as Barbara Marsden
A young girl goes to New York to find a bandleader who has stolen all the songs she wrote and is passing them off as his own. She soon meets and falls in love with a struggling young songwriter who has his own problems.
11.
Come Out Fighting (1945) as Rita [Joyce]
12.
Gildersleeve's Ghost (1944) as Marie
Two ghosts help a small-town eccentric run for mayor.
13.
Seven Days Ashore (1944) as Lucy Banning
A sailor enlists his buddies to help with an excess of girlfriends.
14.
Let's Face It (1943) as
15.
The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Bonnie Caldwell
A society sleuth tracks a lost plane carrying $100,000.
16.
Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Mary Jones
Five people thrown together by World War II review their pasts.
17.
Aerial Gunner (1943) as Peggy Lunt
18.
Clancy Street Boys (1943) as Judy
A small-time tough enlists his gang mates to impress a visiting uncle.
19.
The Sky's the Limit (1943) as San Francisco girl
A pilot on leave falls for a pretty news photographer.
20.
The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943) as Jane Harris
A society sleuth investigates murder at a girls'''' school.

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