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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Gathering of Old Men, A (1987)
A group of acquiescent old black men find sudden courage when faced with the need to defend a beloved fellow black in danger of being lynched for the murder of a white racist tenant farmer.
2.
Legend Of The Lone Ranger, The (1981)
Biography of John Reid, alias the Lone Ranger.
3.
Coast to Coast (1980)
After Madie's husband has her committed to a New York mental hospital to avoid having to go through an expensive divorce, she escapes and gets a ride back to California with truck driver Charles Callahan. On the road, Madie and Charles are harrassed by thugs that her husband has sent after her, but
4.
Drum (1976)
Hammond Maxwell is the son of a slave owner who buys Drum and Blaise from Drum's mother who is the hostess of a bordello. Drum's girlfriend Regine is also purchased to be a mistress for Maxwell, but Augusta Chauvet, who has designs on him is opposed to that plan. After stoically enduring all the ind
5.
Master Gunfighter, The (1975)
Shortly after Calfornia became part of the United States, it was common for American settlers and the U.S. government to discriminate against Mexican landowners and even take their land by force or trickery. When some rich Mexican rangers in the Santa Barbara area realize that their property and wealth are at risk, they devise a plan to divert the focus of the government by misdirecting a ship carrying a cargo of gold and wiping out the local Chumash Indian tribe. The family''s estranged adopted son tries to stop his family''s unethical plan and save them some other way.
6.
Oklahoma Crude (1973)
With the help of a hired hand, a woman fights off a conglomerate out to steal her oil well.
7.
Soul of Nigger Charley, The (1973)
A Southern colonel from the Civil War raids locations in the North to find runaway slaves and sell them to a colony of Southern aristocrats who live in Mexico. An escaped slave named Charley and his friend Toby make it their business to free all of the 71 people that the colonel has captured.
8.
Shootout In A One Dog Town (1973) as Jones
This lean western with overtones of "High Noon" finds a small-town banker pitted against a vicious gang who will stop at nothing to steal the $200,000 in his vault.
9.
Night of the Lepus (1972) as Frank
Husband-and-wife scientists unwittingly unleash a horde of giant man-eating rabbits.
10.
The Cowboys (1972) as
When his crew quits, a veteran cattleman trains schoolboys for the big drive.
11.
Return of the Gunfighter (1967)
An aging gunfighter tries to help a younger man accused of murder.
12.
Red Tomahawk (1967) as Samuels
13.
In Like Flint (1967) as Cooper
A super-agent must save the world from a secret organization of women who plan to seize power.
14.
An Eye for an Eye (1966) as Charles
Bounty hunters team to track down the man who disfigured both of them.
15.
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) as Gus Dolly
A ranch-owner's four sons vow to avenge their father's death.
16.
Showdown (1963) as Chaca
17.
Six Black Horses (1962) as Indian leader
Audie and Dan Duryea are hired by a mysterious woman to take her across Indian country to her husband. On route, she tries to seduce Audie by offering to give him Duryea's share of the money if he will help her achieve her real goal: kill Duryea for having killed her husband. Audie dreams of a getting enough money to buy a ranch of his own, but his loyalty to his friend prevails. In the end, Duryea is killed anyway by the Indians and gets his wish: a funeral carriage pulled by - you guessed it - six black horses.
18.
Posse From Hell (1961) as Chunk
Murphy goes after bad guys who shot his friend the sheriff and abducted a local girl. In a plot reminiscent of High Noon, the posse of town blowhards gradually abandons Murphy; only tenderfoot banker Saxon remains, to prove his manhood. When they find the girl, obviously abused by her captors, Murphy shows her acceptance and sympathy whereas the others disply only revulsion.
19.
One-Eyed Jacks (1961) as Posseman
An outlaw seeks revenge on the old friend who betrayed him.
20.
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) as Jake
A Western Marshall discovers the man who raped and murdered his wife is his best friend''''s son.
21.
Saddle the Wind (1958) as Cowboy
A rancher with a questionable past tries to stop his outlaw brother.
22.
The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm (1957) as Townsman
Ma and Pa do their bit to hook lumberman Brad Johnson up with spoiled socialite Sally Flemming. Ma teaches Sally how to behave like a hick so she'll be compatible with Brad.
23.
Night Passage (1957) as Poche
A disgraced railroad employee tries to prove himself by guarding the company''''s payroll against outlaws.
24.
Omar Khayyam (1957) as Defender assassin
Omar Khayyam was one of the greatest Persian poets. He was also a brilliant mathematician. Though his quatrains were written in the 11th century, they are still popular the world over. The details of his life are unknown, so this movie invents a biography for him and includes in it his real achievements - the invention of a new calendar and the penning of those epigrammatic poems. This film has him romancing a sultan's bride and foiling the assassin sect's plot to kill the sultan's son.
25.
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) as Alby
Dramatization of the legendary battle between Wyatt Earp and the Clanton Gang.
26.
A Day of Fury (1956) as Joe
27.
Red Sundown (1956) as Zellman henchman
When his life is saved in a shootout by a fellow gunman whose life he in turn had saved, Alex Longmire promises to give up his way of life. Riding into town he finds the only job available is deputy to sheriff Jade Murphy, an honest man caught between small farmers and a local cattle baron. And he has a pretty daughter. So Longmire decides to stay and see if he can use his expertise with firearms for good.
28.
Away All Boats (1956) as Sailor
The story of USS 'Belinda', Attack Transport PA22, launched late 1943 with regular-navy captain Hawks and ex-merchant captain MacDougall as boat commander. Despite personal friction, the two have plenty to deal with as the only experienced officers on board during the "shakedown." Almost laughable incompetence gradually improves, but the crew remains far from perfect when the ship sees action, landing troops on enemy beachheads. And few anticipate the challenges in store at Okinawa...
29.
Chief Crazy Horse (1955) as He Dog
When young Crazy Horse, of whom great things were predicted, wins his bride, rival Little Big Man goes to villainous traders with evidence of gold in the sacred Lakota burial ground. Of course, a new gold rush starts despite all treaties, and Crazy Horse becomes military leader of his people. Initial Indian victories lead to the inevitable result. Uniquely, all is told from the Indian perspective.
30.
Destry (1955) as Shotgun rider
In the old West, a small frontier town is being controlled by ruthless mob boss Decker (Lyle Bettger) and his cronies. After the local sheriff dies under mysterious circumstances, Decker arranges to have the town drunk (Thomas Mitchell) appointed sheriff, thinking he will be ineffectual. But the new sheriff sends for Tom Destry, son of a famous two-fisted lawman, to be his deputy. When Tom (Audie Murphy) arrives, he isn't exactly the swaggering he-man the sheriff had in mind. In fact, Destry doesn't even carry a gun. But the new deputy's mild exterior masks a fierce determination to see justice done, as Decker and the other locals soon discover.
31.
Saskatchewan (1954) as Merrill
O'Rourke and his Cree half brother Cajou are returning from a northern Canadian trapping trip when they encoutner a burned wagon train and sole surivor Grace. Naive Mountie commander Benton believes it to be a Cree attack. The Sioux from across the border are trying to force the Cree into being allies in their struggle with the U.S. seventh cavalry. O'Rourke must mutiny to save the men. He must also aid Grace, in whom Marshal Smith has both official and unprovoked amorous interests.
32.
Black Horse Canyon (1954) as Haley
33.
Arrowhead (1953) as Cavalryman
An Army scout and an Indian chief resolve their differences in single combat.
34.
Ride, Vaquero! (1953) as Stunt actor
Ranchers in New Mexico have to face Indians and bandits.
35.
Shane (1953) as Ryker man
A mysterious drifter helps farmers fight off a vicious gunman.
36.
Wings of the Hawk (1953) as Capt. Rivera
Gringo miner Gallager is caught up in the Mexican revolution of 1910-11 when corrupt administrator Ruiz appropriates his mine. Gallager saves the life of guerilla leader Raquel, then finds there's a price on his head; he becomes romantically involved with her in the course of a series of rescues and ambushes, leading up to Orozco's march on Ciudad Juarez.
37.
Gunsmoke (1953) as Clint Jimson
38.
The Raiders (1952) as
39.
The Savage (1952) as Firth
Charlton Heston, Susan Morrow, Peter Hanson, Joan Taylor, Richard Rober, Milburn Stone, Ted De Corsia, & Donald Porter as Running Dog. A white man raised as an Indian by the Sioux is torn between loyalty to his adopted tribe and his true heritage when a minor feud between the cavalry and the Sioux erupts into warfare.
40.
Westward the Women (1952) as Outrider
A frontiersman leads a wagon train full of mail-order brides.
41.
The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951) as Sentry
Gil Kyle finds himself caught up in the politics and unrest of the American Civil War and soon gets himself framed for a murder. His only alibi is Candace Bronson, who is aiding the Confederate cause and has left the territory to deliver a vital message about a Yankee gold shipment. So he sets off in pursuit, running into desperados, government agents, and guerrilla fighters, who are more interested in profit than ideals.
42.
Riding High (1950) as Stableman
An heiress and her sister''''s fiancee defy her family to race horses.
43.
Sundown Riders (1948) as Curly
This film was produced and released in 1944 by Film Enterprises for the 16mm school-and-institutional market, and was picked up and released in 1948 by Astor for theatrical 35mm showings. Both versions finds the citizens of Rockford upset over a series of murders and robberies. The Sundowners, Andy Clyde (Andy Clyde), Jay Kirby (Jay Kirby) and Russ Wade (Russell Wade), ride into Rockford and innocently takes jobs with Tug Wilson (Jack Ingram) and his tough crew of line riders, who are in cahoots with Yeager (Hal Price) in a big land swindle scheme. The Sundowners fight their way out of Wilson's camp, and seeing a runaway, give chase and rescue Donna Fraser (Evelyn Finley, who, in the real world, could outride all three of them), daughter of Dan Fraser (Steve Clark), who owns the land Yeager is after. They join forces with local Ranger Bob Casey (Marshall Reed) against the Wilson/Yeager faction. Seeking to escape, Wilson kills Yeager, kidnaps Donna and heads for the Mexican border. The Sundowners and Casey, aided by a faithful Indian friend (Bill Hazlet/Chief Many Treaties), ride down the outlaws and rescue Donna.
44.
Joan of Arc (1948) as Julian
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
45.
Plainsman and the Lady (1946) as Indian
St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1859, is divided by a railroad track that separates the richer and poorer classes of people. From the richer side comes Ann Arnesen (Vera Ralston), daughter of Michael Arnesen (Rheinhold Schunzel), owner of the Pony Express. Michael hires Sam Cotton (Bill Elliott as William Elliott) to protect his pony line from hostile Indians and the attacks of the gang of Peter Marquette (Joseph Schildkraut), owner of a stagecoach line who fears losing his contracts to the pony riders. Sam finds himself in a difficult position because Michael's wife, Cathy (Gail Patrick), is in love with Marquette. Sam, despite several attacks by Marquette's men, organizes the pony line. The ailing Michael is shocked to death by his wife's confession of hate, and Marquette tries to destroy the ecpress stations. Sam, with the aid of a friendly Indian tribe, finally wipes out Marquette and his gang, and returns to St. Joseph and Ann, the woman he loves.
46.
Santa Fe Saddlemates (1945) as Denver
Governor Price (Frank Jaquet) sends Sunset Carson (Sunset Carson) to investigate a smuggling ring which is baffling the Border Patrol. Newspaper woman Ann Morton (Linda Stirling) is working incognito in the saloon waiting for a break on the smuggling story. By posing as an expected outlaw named Brazos Kane (Kenne Duncan), Sunset becomes a member of the gang. Ann discovers his real identity and purpose but conceals her knowledge, even from him.
47.
Trail of Kit Carson (1945) as Macon
Bill Harmon (Allan Lane) receives a letter from his partner, Dave MacRoy (Bob Wilke) informing him of a rich gold strike in their California mine. Arriving there, Bill learns from elderly miner John Benton (Tom London) that Dave is dead and that he sold the mine at a strangely low price the night before his supposed accidental death. Good-natured and respected physician Doc Ryan (Roy Barcroft) shows Bill a check made out to and endorsed by Dave as full payment for the mine. But Doc becomes alarmed at Bill's suspicions and orders his henchmen to get rid of him. Red Synder (Bud Geary) picks a fight with Bill by insulting Benton's daughter Joan (Helen Talbot).In the gunfight that follows, Red is killed and through a trick, it is blamed as murder by Bill. He is jailed but escapes and interrupts a meeting between Doc and another secret member of his gang, Trigger Chandler (Kenne Duncan), the town gunsmith.
48.
Beyond the Pecos (1945) as Arizona
Oil is discovered on the ranch lands causing the dormant Remington-Randall feud to break out again. Lew Remington (Rod Cameron) returns home to find himself embroiled in the struggle. The Randall faction is represented by Bob Randall (Eddie Dew), who is the unwitting tool of John Heydrick (Gene Roth) and his henchmen who have a vested interest in and gains to be made if the feud continues . Both Bob and Lew are in love with Ellen Tanner (Jennifer Holt) who tries to warn both men that they should work together to save the Pecos country from the crooks.
49.
Bordertown Trail (1944) as Madden
50.
Buffalo Bill (1944) as
This film follows the legendary story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, from buffalo hunter to wild west showman.
51.
Lumberjack (1944) as Slade
Julie's husband has been murdered and land agents want her to sign away her property rights. Hoppy warns against this but she does so anyway. It looks as though she will be unable to deliver the timber called for in her agreement. Hoppy has to make the lumber deal happened and solve the murder.
52.
Romance on the Range (1942) as Rusty Grant
53.
South of Santa Fe (1942) as Felton
54.
Sunset on the Desert (1942) as Eddie
Roy is mistaken for a bad guy expected by the local outlaw gang. He goes undercover to pin the goods on the bad guys. Just as he is about to do so, the real bad guy shows up. Songs include "Remember Me," "Yip Pe Yi Your Troubles Away," "Faithful Pal of Mine," and "Don Juan."
55.
Sunset on the Desert (1942) as Eddie
Roy is mistaken for a bad guy expected by the local outlaw gang. He goes undercover to pin the goods on the bad guys. Just as he is about to do so, the real bad guy shows up. Songs include "Remember Me," "Yip Pe Yi Your Troubles Away," "Faithful Pal of Mine," and "Don Juan."

Stunts (feature film)

56.
Pump Up the Volume (1990)
A loner student from the east enrolls at a highly rated Southwest high school, and secretly provokes a mini-rebellion in the student body via his pirate radio station.
57.
Quicksilver (1986)
58.
The Beastmaster (1982)
Armed with supernatural powers, the handsome hero and his animal allies wage war against marauding forces.
59.
Under The Rainbow (1981)
150 little people converge on Hollywood in 1938 as preparations are being made to film "The Wizard of Oz"
60.
Melvin and Howard (1980)
One day in the early 1970s, Nevada milkman Melvin Dummar picks up an unkempt, bearded stranger, gives him a ride into town and a quarter. The chronically cash-strapped Dummar later discovers that the man he picked up was the eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes, who has died and left him $150 million
61.
The Mountain Men (1980)
The story of two rowdy hunters living in the mountains, drinking and fighting off attacks.
62.
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)
Rival salvage parties enter an upside down ocean liner in search of treasure.
63.
F.I.S.T. (1978)
A small-time union member trades his integrity for power within the organization.
64.
Master Gunfighter, The (1975)
Shortly after Calfornia became part of the United States, it was common for American settlers and the U.S. government to discriminate against Mexican landowners and even take their land by force or trickery. When some rich Mexican rangers in the Santa Barbara area realize that their property and wealth are at risk, they devise a plan to divert the focus of the government by misdirecting a ship carrying a cargo of gold and wiping out the local Chumash Indian tribe. The family''s estranged adopted son tries to stop his family''s unethical plan and save them some other way.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

65.
The Badlanders (1958) as Stunts
Western outlaws join forces for a daring gold robbery in this remake of The Asphalt Jungle.
66.
The Searchers (1956) as Stunts
An Indian-hating Civil War veteran tracks down the tribe that slaughtered his family and kidnapped his niece.
67.
The Paleface (1948) as Double for Bob Hope
An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians.
68.
Unconquered (1947) as 2d unit double
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
69.
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) as Double
A U.S. mercenary and an army of peasants fight for Spain.

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