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John Alvin

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Cast (feature film)

Return to Green Acres (1990)
Lisa and Oliver Douglas, realizing that they are not cut out to be farmers, decide to move back to New York. They begin to question their decision to move back to their Park Avenue penthouse, and are only too happy to return to Hooterville when they are summoned back to help the townsfolk fight gree
Passions (1984) as Minister
What happens when a wealthy businessman, torn between his loving wife and his spirited young mistress (and with children by both), drops dead, forcing the two women ultimately to confront one another is the thrust of this romantic triangle drama.
Somewhere In Time (1980)
A playwright travels into the past to meet the actress he''''s obsessed with.
Legend of Lizzie Borden, The (1975) as Dr Draper
An ethereal retelling, stylishly produced, of the story of the New England spinster accused of the axe murders of her father and stepmother in the 1890s in the town of Fall River, Massachusetts. Emmy Award nominations went to Elizabeth Montgomery, art director Jack DeShields, set decorator Henry Gordon, editor John A. Martinelli, and costume designer Guy Verhille. DeShields and Gordon won.
Sweet, Sweet Rachel (1971) as Surgeon
An ESP expert (played by former news commentator Alex Dreier) uses his powers to search for a psychic employing telepathy to commit murder. The series "The Sixth Sense" (1972) spun off from this movie -- without Dreier.
Irma La Douce (1963) as Customers
A Parisian policeman gives up everything for the love of a free-living prostitute.
The Couch (1962) as Sloan
Grant Williams, Shirley Knight, Onslow Stevens, William Leslie, Anne Helm. While being treated by a psychiatrist, a homicidal maniac continues to display disturbing and murderous behavior on the streets of Los Angeles.
A Bullet for Joey (1955) as Dan Percy
A deported gangster sneaks into Canada to kidnap a scientist for the Reds.
City of Shadows (1955) as Dispatcher
The McConnell Story (1955) as Fighter pilot escort
A man''''s plans to settle down and raise a family are upset by the Korean War.
Illegal (1955) as Court clerk
A DA falls apart when his machinations send an innocent man to the chair.
Kentucky Rifle (1955) as Luke Thomas
A man escorts a wagon load of Kentucky rifles through Indian territory and must find a way to get through without losing the rifles to the Indians. Unfortunately the Indians know about it, and give the occupants an ultimatum: either the rifles or their lives.
Naked Alibi (1954) as Stu
Questioned as a murder suspect, solid (but drunk) citizen Al Willis attacks his police questioners, is beaten, and swears vengeance against them. Next night, Lieut. Parks is murdered; Willis is the only suspect in the eyes of tough Chief Conroy, who pursues him doggedly despite lack of evidence. The obsessed Conroy is dismissed from the force, but continues to harass Willis, who flees to a sleazy town on the Mexican border. Of course, Conroy follows. But which is crazy, Conroy or Willis?
The Shanghai Story (1954) as Mr. Warren
Lucky Me (1954) as Clerk
When the members of a musical troupe take cleaning jobs, their lead singer falls for a famous songwriter.
Deep in My Heart (1954) as Mr. Mulvaney
Musical biography of composer Sigmund Romberg, who fought to bring serious music to Broadway.
April in Paris (1953) as Tracy
A bureaucrat's mistake sends a chorus girl to Paris representing American theatre in place of a star actress.
Torpedo Alley (1953) as Professor
Dream Wife (1953) as Reporter
For state reasons, a diplomat fakes an engagement to a Middle Eastern princess.
Washington Story (1952) as Technician
A reporter in search of government corruption falls for a congressman.
Carrie (1952) as Stage manager
A married man''''s passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
The Unknown Man (1951) as Photographer
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he''''s gotten off was really guilty.
Goodbye, My Fancy (1951) as Jack White
When she returns to her alma mater to pick up an honorary degree, a congresswoman re-ignites an old flame.
Close to My Heart (1951) as Haggard man
A journalist's wife insists on adopting an abandoned child.
Havana Rose (1951) as Reporter
Missing Women (1951) as Eddie Ennis
Three Guys Named Mike (1951) as Flight dispatcher Brown
A stewardess can't choose among three suitors.
Come Fill the Cup (1951) as Travis Ashbourne, III
Alcoholic newspaperman Lew Marsh hits bottom, loses his job and is rehabilitated by Charley Dolan. After six years on the wagon he gets his job back and devotes himself to other recovering alcoholics. His boss enlists his help to sober up his nephew, Boyd Copeland, who has married Lew's old sweetheart. Boyd, who is involved with a cabaret singer and the mob, presents quite a challenge.
This Side of the Law (1950) as Calder Taylor
An unscrupulous lawyer hires a vagrant to impersonate a missing millionaire.
Pretty Baby (1950) as Counterman
A pair of advertising executives use a woman's child to snag a client.
The Breaking Point (1950) as Reporter
A desperate fishing boat captain rents his ship to some gunmen on the lam.
Dial 1119 (1950) as Television director
A killer holds the customers at a bar hostage.
Bright Leaf (1950) as Poker player
Two tobacco growers battle for control of the cigarette market.
Lonely Hearts Bandits (1950) as Trooper
Two con artists join forces and pose as brother and sister. He then meets rich widows through the "personals" sections of newspapers, marries them, and both kill the widows for their money.
Highway 301 (1950) as Teller
A brutal bank robber fights internal divisions within his gang.
The Fountainhead (1949) as Young intellectual
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
The Story of Seabiscuit (1949) as Announcer
Fictionalized account of the legendary racehorse's training and triumphs.
Train to Alcatraz (1948) as Nick
Rocky (1948) as Jack
Shanghai Chest (1948) as Victor Armstrong
Vic Armstrong arrives at his Uncle Judge Armstrong's home just in time to answer the telephone. Unknown to him, his uncle has just been murdered and the culprit is right there in the room with him! Phyllis Powers, on the other end of the line, recognizes Vic's voice, but just then Vic is knocked unconscious by the murderer. When he awakens, he (for reasons known only to movie mystery writers) pulls the knife out of his uncle's back, thus putting his fingerprints all over it, and just in time for the police, having been called by a worried Phyllis, to discover him standing over the body. Well, we know he didn't do it, but the police don't agree. Can Charlie Chan recognize the boy's innocence, and find the real murderer before Vic is sent into durance vile, or even worse?
Two Guys from Texas (1948) as Jim Crocker
Two vaudevillians on the run from crooks try to pass themselves off as cowboys.
The Bold Frontiersman (1948) as Don Post
Smiling Jim is after the money Adam Post is collecting for a new reservoir. After Rocky breaks up his gang's attempted robbery. Jim steals the money himself, kills Harris, and gets the father and son to each believe the other did the killing. With Don confessing and scheduled to be hung, Rocky has a plan to trap Smiling Jim.
Romance on the High Seas (1948) as Travel agent
A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.
The Babe Ruth Story (1948) as Reporter
A childlike oaf becomes the greatest star in baseball.
Open Secret (1948) as Ralph
Dark Passage (1947) as Blackie
A man falsely accused of his wife''''s murder escapes to search for the real killer.
Love and Learn (1947) as William
An heiress surreptitiously helps two songwriters waiting for their big break.
Deep Valley (1947) as Convict
A farmer's daughter helps an escaped convict.
Cheyenne (1947) as Single Jack
A gambler falls for the wife of the outlaw he's out to catch.
Under Colorado Skies (1947) as Jeff Collins
When his bank is robbed, a teller recognizes one of the crooks as his brother.
The Beast with Five Fingers (1947) as Donald Arlington
After a famous pianist's murder, his hand returns to wreak vengeance.
One More Tomorrow (1946) as Announcer
A playboy and a lady photographer allow social differences to come between them.
Three Strangers (1946) as Junior clerk
Three people who share a sweepstakes ticket travel a tangled road to collect their winnings.
Night and Day (1946) as Petey
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
Shadow of a Woman (1946) as Carl
A woman suspects her husband of plotting to kill his son from a previous marriage.
San Antonio (1945) as Pony Smith
A reformed rustler tracks down a band of cattle thieves and tries to reform a crooked dance-hall girl.
The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945) as Angel
An angel is sent to destroy the earth with a trumpet blast.
Roughly Speaking (1945) as Lawton Mackall
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
Objective, Burma! (1945) as Hogan
An American platoon parachutes into Burma to take out a strategic Japanese outpost.
The Very Thought of You (1944) as Cal Wheeler
In-law problems threaten a wartime marriage.
Destination Tokyo (1944) as Sound man
A U.S. sub braves enemy waters during World War II.
The Sullivans (1944) as Madison "Matt" Abel Sullivan
During WWII, five brothers enlist in the Navy and are assigned to serve on the same ship.
Northern Pursuit (1943) as Orderly
A Mountie tracks a downed Nazi flyer through the Canadian wilderness.

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