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Cast (feature film)

Black Wax (1982)
Documentary portrait of poet-singer-songwriter Gil Scott Heron.
The Forest Rangers (1942) as Keystone Cop
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't notice her as a woman; instead he meets socialite Celia in town and elopes with her. The action plot (Don's pursuit of the fire starter) parallels Tana's comic efforts to scare tenderfoot Celia back to the city.
Valley of the Sun (1942) as Man on street
A government spy goes after a crooked Indian agent in Arizona.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Member of 'Pelican' crew
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
Honky Tonk (1941) as Waiter
A young girl falls for a western gambler.
The Get-Away (1941) as Farmer
A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.
Sign of the Wolf (1941) as Jules
Billy the Kid (1941) as Vagrant
A misunderstood youngster turns into one of the West''''s most notorious outlaws.
Wyoming Wildcat (1941) as Mr. Timmons
Bill Gannon returns from the Spanish American War only to find that his father Frank is a wanted outlaw. An outcast because of his father's reputation, things get worse when he is jailed for a murder he didn't commit.
Pot O' Gold (1941) as Vegetable man
A young man is caught between his music-hating uncle and a pretty girl from a family of musicians.
Fugitive Valley (1941) as Doctor
Forty Little Mothers (1940) as
A girls''''-school teacher stumbles on an abandoned baby.
The Cheyenne Kid (1940) as Farnum
A ranch owner gives the Cheyenne Kid $1000 and sends him off to buy cattle. At the same time he fires a ranch hand and that hand rides ahead and alerts Jeff Baker about the $1000. Bakers' henchman are too late to get the Kid but they kill the rancher paid by the Kid. The Sheriff then arrests the Kid claiming he murdered the rancher to get the money back and that Baker said he then lost it at his gambling table.
When the Daltons Rode (1940) as Deputy
Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company. When Tod tries to help them, a faked murder charge turns the Daltons into outlaws, but more victims than villains in this fictionalized version. Will Tod stay loyal to his friends despite falling in love with Bob Dalton's former fiancée Julie?
The House of the Seven Gables (1940) as Man with blacksmith
A man frames his brother for murder to secure the family fortune for himself.
Shooting High (1940) as Mort Carson
Jane Pritchard (Jane Withers) sides with the Carsons in a generations-old feud which her family wages with the descendents of Wild Bill Carson, first United States Marshal of Carson Corners. Will Carson (Gene Autry) insists that a Pritchard killed his grandfather when the Marshal came into town on a marauding expedition led by The Hawk. Will maintains his grandfather had joined the gang to trap the leaders and a trigger-happy Pritchard had kept him from doing so. A crew from Signet Pictures comes to town to film the story of Wild Bill's life. Will is in love with Jane's sister, Marjorie (Marjorie Weaver)but her banker-father opposes the match. Will and Marjorie argue, and she becomes infatuated with Bob Merritt (Robert Lowery), who is to co-star in the film with Evelyn Trent (Kay Aldridge, billed as usual at TCF as Katharine Aldridge.) Jane and Sheriff Clem Perkle (Hobart Cavanaugh) get rid of Merritt by telling him the townspeople are going to ride him out of town on a rail. Movie director J. Wallace Rutledge (Hamilton McFadden)agrees to let Will play the role of his grandfather. On the day a bank robbery scene is to be filmed at Pritchard's bank, four supposed actors who have joined the troupe turn out to be bank robbers for real. The townspeople, seeing Will chasing after the robbers, assume he was part of the gang and has reverted to what they consider the character trait of the Carson family.
The Captain Is a Lady (1940) as Seaman
When a sea captain has to send his wife to a women''''s home, he dresses as a lady to be with her.
Wagon Train (1940) as Sam Bates
Settlers and traders en route to the West fight off Indian attacks.
The Invisible Man Returns (1940) as Policeman
Framed for the murder of his brother, Geoffrey Radcliffe is scheduled to hang. After a visit from his friend Dr. Frank Griffin, he vanishes mysteriously from prison. Police inspector Sampson realizes that Griffin is the brother of the original Invisible Man and has given Geoffrey the formula to aid his escape. Can Geoffrey elude the police dragnet and track down the real murderer? More importantly, can Griffin discover an antidote before the invisibility formula drives Geoffrey insane?
Youth Will Be Served (1940) as Prisoner
A southern girl (Withers) goes to a National Youth Association camp after her father goes to jail for bootlegging. When a mean tycoon tries to buy the campground for himself she stages a show which endears her to him. Then her father escapes and catches the crooks who took the tycoon's money, all is saved.
Saps at Sea (1940) as
Two factory workers accidentally set sail with an escaped killer.
20 Mule Team (1940) as Barfly
A miner fights his way across Death Valley to beat out the competition.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939) as
Mark Twain's classic troublemaker helps a runaway slave escape to the North.
Stagecoach (1939) as Saloon keeper
A group of disparate passengers battle personal demons and each other while racing through Indian country.
Mesquite Buckaroo (1939) as Hank
It's time for the big rodeo and it's Bob of the Allen ranch against Luke Williams of the Barns ranch. With Bob leading after the first day, Sands and Trigger kidnap him to keep him from winning.
North of the Yukon (1939) as Moreau
Fur trader Jules Moreaux is killed by raiders terrorizing the section patrolled by Canadian Mounties Sergeant Jim Cameron (Charles Starrett) and his brother, Constable Bob Cameron (Bob Nolan), who find Jean Duncan (Dorothy Comingore as Linda Winters) hiding in a backroom of the trading post. She says she is not sure she can identify the gang leader as Pierre Ledoux (Paul Sutton) whom the Mounties suspect. Ledoux reaches Moosehead ahead of the Mounties and reports to Mart Duncan (Robert Fiske), Jean's uncle and secret leader of the fur raiders. LeDoux is ordered to backtrack and try to kill Jean in the event she recognized him, but misses. At the suggestion of RCMP Inspector Wylie (Vernon Steele), Jean goes to work for her uncle, sees Ledoux, but Jim is forced to release him for lack of evidence. Jim is suspended from the Mounties and his actions become suspicious to both the raiders and the Mounties, he attempts to loot Moreaux's cabin and is attacked by LeDoux, there for the same purpose. Jim hides the raider when his brother shows up. Duncan, about to flee town with the raider's money, is stopped by Ledoux, now friendly to Jim. The Mounties arrest Jim for apparently trying to rob Duncan, and he is drummed out of the service and jailed. Ledoux helps him break jail and takes him to the gang's hideout where Jean is a captive.
Southward Ho! (1939) as Mears
Union Pacific (1939) as Irish Paddy
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
The Arizona Wildcat (1939) as Miner
Mary Jane Patterson finds an old poster in the attic offering a reward for the capture of bandit "El Gato", whom she recognizes as Manuel Hernandez, her adopted father. He jokingly tells her that the members of his band, which robbed from the rich to give to the poor, ar now all respected citizens in their town of Mineville, Arizona. Donald Clark (William Henry), a stranger, recognizes the crooked town-Sheriff Richard Baldwin (Henry Wilcoxin) as the man he is hunting as the murdered of his father, but is outdrawn and shot by the sheriff. The wounded Clark escapes and makes his way to Manuel's house, where a group is entertaining schoolteacher Caroline Reid (Pauline Moore.) The sheriff and his men capture Clark, but Mary Jane mounts a horse and gallops away, and throws a rock through the windows of each member of El Gato's band with a message reading: "Be prepared---We Ride Again. El Gato." And also a note into the sheriff's office warning him that El Gato will ride again unless Clark is released inside of 24 hours. Manuel knows nothing of this the next day when he walks down the street and is puzzled by the mysterious winks of his friends and their whispered assurances that they are ready. But he leads his men against the sheriff, and soon finds himself under arrest and on trial charged with kidnapping the prisoner, stealing a gold shipment and killing the Wells Fargo agent.
Behind Prison Gates (1939) as Guard
Blockade (1938) as
A Spanish peasant caught up in the Civil War falls for a Russian spy''''s daughter.
If I Were King (1938) as Beggar
Vagabond poet Francois Villon wins the chance to improve life in Medieval France, if he will give up his lower-class friends.
The Buccaneer (1938) as Officer
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
The Mysterious Rider (1938) as Jake
Ben Wade and his partner Frosty return to Bellounds' ranch where twenty years earlier Wade was wanted for murder. Unrecognized, he gets a job on the ranch and soon becomes involved in Folsom's cattle rustling and a chance to settle an old score.
The Texans (1938) as Union soldier
Thunder in the Desert (1938) as Reno
Nancy Steele Is Missing! (1937) as Workman
After being in jail for seventeen years a crook is met by the girl he kidnapped as a baby. She now thinks he's her father. When he returns her to her real father there's a job and a reward, but an old prisonmate gets in the way.
Merry-Go-Round of 1938 (1937) as Doorman
Carnival Queen (1937) as Nosey
Danger Valley (1937) as
Man of the People (1937) as Tramp
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
Wells Fargo (1937) as Prospector
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
It Happened Out West (1937) as Sheriff
Bank employee assigned to tell Arizona rancher her property is no good gets suspicious when her foreman agrees. Turns out his banker boss and the foreman know there's silver on that property.
Conquest (1937) as Solider
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
Rose of the Rancho (1936) as Bystander
Fury (1936) as Dawson's friend
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
Klondike Annie (1936) as Second sailor
Rose Carlton is the kept woman of Chan Lo, who takes her from walking the streets to pacing the floors of her high rent apartment. Rose ends up killing Chan and boards a ship where burly sea captain Bull Brackett takes a shine to her. When he finds out she killed Chan, he blackmails her into coming
Banjo on My Knee (1936) as
Misunderstandings and wanderlust keep frontier newlyweds from building a life together.
Sutter's Gold (1936) as Sailor
Your Uncle Dudley (1935) as Customer
Public Hero No. 1 (1935) as
An undercover G-man helps with a jailbreak to learn the mob's secrets.
Princess O'Hara (1935) as "Pocohontas"
The Whole Town's Talking (1935) as Trustee
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
The Case of the Missing Man (1935) as Policeman
The Best Man Wins (1935) as Tender
It's a Small World (1935) as Buck Bogardus
Socialite Jane Dale and lawyer Bill Shevlin run into each other in an automobile accident. Clummerhorn is a small town judge, sheriff, etc. and decides to try them. She is trouble at first, but she and Bill warm to each other as the trial goes forth.
A Wicked Woman (1934) as Bartender
A woman kills her drunken husband to defend her children.
Their Big Moment (1934) as
A phony psychic conjures up a real ghost who asks her to solve his murder.
Spitfire (1934) as Russ Cleaver
A backwoods faith healer falls for a married man from the big city.
Redhead (1934) as Joe
George White's Scandals (1934) as Stage hand
Opening with a credit line that reads "Entire production conceived, created and directed by George White," a film evolves where the only plot line is a thin backstage romance between Jimmy Martin (Rudy Vallee) and Kitty Donnelly (Alice Faye)in and around a dozen or more sketches, revues, black-outs and singing and dancing turns. Made before the birth of the production code, reviewers of the day found much to object about in the implications of Alice Faye's "Nasty Man" song with the Meglin Kiddies, and the dog action in the "Your Dog Loves My Dog" number by Vallee, Faye, Jimmy Durante and Dixie Dunbar. The geometric dance arrangements used in the Vallee, Durante and Cliff Edwards "Every Day Is Father's Day" was not cause for Busby Berkeley to lose any sleep.
Treasure Island (1934) as Pirate
Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of a young boy out to foil pirates and find a buried treasure.
Against the Law (1934) as Crook
Gun Justice (1933) as Denver
Wanting the Lance ranch, Burkett kills Lance and brings in an imposter to pose as the heir Ken Lance. Ken learns of the plan, captures the imposter, and arrives posing as himself. In an ensuing gunfight a man is killed and Ken is in trouble when not only is he accused of the murder, but the imposter escapes and convinces the Sheriff he's the real Ken Lance.
The Son of Kong (1933) as Red
Producer Carl Denham returns to Skull Island in search of more monsters.
Under the Tonto Rim (1933) as Sheriff
Galloping Romeo (1933) as Mat Kent
The Lone Avenger (1933) as Nip
Cal Weston (Ken Maynard), after an absence of many years (in a remake of his 1930 Universal film "The Fighting Legion"), rides into Mesa to visit his father, co-partner of the town bank with Jud Winters (James Marcus.) Cal discovers the sheriff (Jack Rockwell) and the coroner, Doctor Crandall (Clarence Geldert)in his father's office examining his body with Crandall rendering a verdict of suicide. Cal knows it wasn't suicide as the gun is in his right hand and John Weston was left handed, and he cautions Winters, the only person in town who knows his true identity, not to reveal it. Cal then begins his quest to find the killer and the motive, a quest hampered when the bank's crooked bookkeeper Martin Carter (Niles Welch)has his henchman Burl Adams (Al Bridge)and two accomplices (Merrill McCormick and Lew Meehan)ambush and shoot the examiner (Robert Walker) from the country seat, and then has a fake examiner declare that the bank has been looted by John Weston, and Carter declares that Cal, whose true identity has been learned, knows where the money is. Maynard, as usual, gets tied up in order his give his horse "Tarzan" a chance at untying the sugar-coated, loosely tied rope.
Ranger's Code (1933) as Bert
The Night Club Lady (1932) as Bill
A police commissioner investigates the murder of a nightclub owner who was under police protection.
Sundown Rider (1932) as
Wanted for a murder he didn't commit, Camp O'Neill escapes and assumes a different identity becoming foreman on Molly McCall's ranch. Banker Houseman is after the ranch for the oil he knows is there and is trying to keep her from paying off the note. To add to the trouble O'Neill has in fighting Houseman's men, Jim Hunter who is the real killer arrives to identify O'Neill and collect the reward.
Forbidden Trail (1932) as Snodgrass
Buck Jones, Barbara Weeks, Mary Carr, George Cooper, Ed Brady, Frank Rice, Frank La Rue, Silver the horse. After an apprenticeship in Wild West shows and circuses, Buck Jones made his film debut as a stuntman in 1917 and went on to become a popular western star. During the Depression era, Buck and his trusty steed Silver were a familar sight at the local Bijou. In this sagebrush opus, Buck undermines an outlaw gang in between bouts of slapstick comedy.
Madame Racketeer (1932) as Taxi driver
Law of the West (1932) as Lee Morgan
South of Santa Fe (1932) as Jack Stone
Without Honor (1932) as Lopez Venero
Shanghaied Love (1931) as Fitzgibbons
Oklahoma Jim (1931) as Cash Riley
Desert Vengeance (1931) as Beaver
Brother and sister Hugh and Anne Dixon pull their fake suicide scam on Jim Cardew. Hugh leaves a note for Jim to take care of Anne. After Jim proposes and leaves money to Anne, he learns of their scheme. Not revealing his knowledge he gets them to return with him to his desert hideout where he and his outlaw gang reside and from which the Dixon's only escape is 30 miles of desert on foot.
The Conquering Horde (1931) as Splint Goggin
Texas Ranger (1931) as Nevady
The Squaw Man (1931) as McSorley
After saving the life of a British aristocrat, an Indian maiden bears his child.
The Deadline (1931) as Lefty
On parole from prison for a murder he did not commit, and not allowed to carry a gun, Buck sets out to find the real killer. His clue is a corner torn off a wanted poster with some handwriting on it.
Nevada Buckaroo (1931) as Slade
When the Nevada Kid gets caught in a stage robbery, the gang leader Cherokee gets him released by forging a petition to the Governor. The Kid tries to go straight but the stage he is guarding gets robbed. When the Sheriff jails Cherokee who was not in on the robbery, the Kid gets caught effecting Cherokee's escape and finds himself in jail again.
City Girl (1930) as Reaper
Lem goes to Chicago to sell the wheat his family has grown on their farm in Minnesota. There he meets the waitress Kate. They fall in love and get married before going back to the farm. Kate is accepted by Lem's mother and kid sister but is rejected by his father, who believes she married for the money. (And the fact that Lem didn't get a fair price for the wheat is her fault too). The reapers arrive and quickly they make things even more complicated by making their move on Kate. Lem misunderstands the situation and believes Kate is actually interested. In despair Kate leaves the farm and Lem goes looking for her.
The Texan (1930) as Henry
City Girl (1930) as Reaper
Lem goes to Chicago to sell the wheat his family has grown on their farm in Minnesota. There he meets the waitress Kate. They fall in love and get married before going back to the farm. Kate is accepted by Lem's mother and kid sister but is rejected by his father, who believes she married for the money. (And the fact that Lem didn't get a fair price for the wheat is her fault too). The reapers arrive and quickly they make things even more complicated by making their move on Kate. Lem misunderstands the situation and believes Kate is actually interested. In despair Kate leaves the farm and Lem goes looking for her.
The Delightful Rogue (1929) as MacDougal
A modern-day pirate vies with a society playboy for the love of a dancer.
Alibi (1929) as George Stanislaus David
A mobster kills a police offer and uses the victim''''s daughter as his alibi.
Dressed To Kill (1928) as "Singing Walter"
The Noose (1928) as Seth McMillan
Do Your Duty (1928) as Ritzy Dalton
The Code of the Scarlet (1928) as Paddy Halloran
Harold Teen (1928) as Officer Axel Dewberry
The Bushranger (1928) as Black Murphy
The Rose of Kildare (1927) as Ed Brady
Lost at the Front (1927) as Captain Kashluff
Hoof Marks (1927) as Rawhide Smith
The King of Kings (1927) as
In this silent film, Cecil B. DeMille directs an epic retelling of the life of Christ.
Clancy's Kosher Wedding (1927) as Izzy Murphy
Three Faces East (1926) as Firking
Whispering Canyon (1926) as Gonzales
Flower of Night (1925) as Derck Bylandt
The Thundering Herd (1925) as Pruitt
A Child of the Prairie (1925) as Slippery Jim Watson
Marry Me (1925) as Norman Frisbie
The Rose of Paris (1924) as Jules
The Dancing Cheat (1924) as "Denker" Eddie Kane
The Fighting American (1924) as Quig Morley
Fools' Highway (1924) as Jackie Doodle
Stolen Secrets (1924) as Smith
The Price She Paid (1924) as Deputy sheriff
The Broken Wing (1923) as Bassilio
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1923) as "Bad" Rufe Tolliver
The Eternal Struggle (1923) as Jean Cardeau
Two Mounties pursue a suspected killer they both love.
Racing Hearts (1923) as Pete Delaney
To the Last Man (1923) as Daggs
The Siren Call (1922) as Edward Brent, a gambler
A Question of Honor (1922) as John Bretton
Boy Crazy (1922) as
The Pride of Palomar (1922) as Lostolet
The Old Homestead (1922) as Ike Goodsell
Over the Border (1922) as Inspector Jules
If You Believe It, It's So (1922) as Constable
The Kiss (1921) as Manuel Feliz
Cheated Love (1921) as Scholom Maruch
The Rough Diamond (1921) as Pedro Sachet
The Silent Call (1921) as Jimmy the Dude
The Kentucky Colonel (1920) as Reverend Gardner Boyle
The Yellow Typhoon (1920) as Morgan
Terror Island (1920) as Captain Black
When Bearcat Went Dry (1919) as Rattler Webb
Almost a Husband (1919) as Zeb Sawyer
A New England schoolteacher arrives in a small Southern town. He becomes the savior of several local people in time of emergency, including a young who is oppressed by the unwelcome romantic intentions of a local ne'er-do-well. The teacher pretends to marry the girl to fool the unwanted suitor, but then finds that the marriage was inadvertently legal.
The False Code (1919) as Chicago Ed
Diane of the Green Van (1919) as Themar
Who Killed Walton? (1918) as Austin Booth
Faith Endurin' (1918) as Edward Crane
Beyond the Shadows (1918) as Horace Du Bois
The Shoes That Danced (1918) as Wedge Barker
The Gun Woman (1918) as The Bostonian
Old Hartwell's Cub (1918) as Steve Marvin
Marked Cards (1918) as John Acton
The Grey Parasol (1918) as Rodger Irwin
Deuce Duncan (1918) as John
Wild Life (1918) as Steve Barton
The High Sign (1917) as Hugo Mackensen
The Flame of Youth (1917) as McCool
The Devil's Bait (1917) as Jason Davies
The Spindle of Life (1917) as Jason
Indiscreet Corinne (1917) as P. A. Britton
The Reed Case (1917) as "Red"
Fires of Rebellion (1917) as Dan Mallory
God's Crucible (1917) as Wilkins
The Stolen Play (1917) as Leroux
Double Room Mystery (1917) as William Newman
Wild Sumac (1917) as John Lewis
The Learnin' of Jim Benton (1917) as Harvey Knowles
Mutiny (1917) as Eben Wiggs
The Twin Triangle (1916) as Marco
Spellbound (1916) as Katti Hab
The Mainspring (1916) as Jerviss
The Sultana (1916) as Count Strelitso
Who Pays? (1915)

Music (feature film)

Cameo Kirby (1930) as Composer

Cast (short)

Roast-Beef and Movies (1934)
A group of bumbling, incompetent Hollywood hopefuls try to sell a picture to a fictional film studio in this short film.
Inflation (1933)
This short film attempts to explain the economic cycle of inflation and unemployment.

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