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William Edmunds

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Cast (feature film)

The Caddy (1953) as Caminello
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''''s taught everything.
Double Dynamite (1951) as Baganucci
A bank teller reaps the rewards of saving a gangster's life, but can't reveal where he got the money.
The Lawless (1950) as Mr. Jensen
A newspaper editor takes on the cause of oppressed migrant workers.
Mr. Soft Touch (1949) as Alex
After being betrayed, a gangster hangs out in a settlement house while seeking revenge.
Any Number Can Play (1949) as Attendant
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
The Big Sombrero (1949) as Luis Alvarado
Gene is hired to be foreman of the Big Sombrero ranch by Jim Garland, who is handling all the business affairs of the owner, Estrellita Estrada, who is more interested in going to America than taking care of her Mexican holdings. Gene, discovering Garland's plan to run all the Mexican rancheros off the ranch, turns against his boss and shortly finds himself in the middle of cattle stampedes and an avalanche started by Garland's men.
Ringside (1949) as Professor "Papa" Berger
A Kiss in the Dark (1949) as Kummel
A concert pianist inherits an apartment house full of loony tenants.
The Three Musketeers (1948) as Landlord
Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.
13 Lead Soldiers (1948) as Collier
The Pirate (1948) as Town clerk
An actor poses as a notorious pirate to court a romantic Caribbean girl.
Carnival in Costa Rica (1947) as Felipe
Pepe Castro and Luisa Molina return to Costa Rica from U.S. schools to find that their parents have arranged their marriage. Pepe has brought his new sweetheart Celeste with him from the USA, but can't get a word in edgewise with his father. Then Luisa meets American coffee buyer Jeff Stephens at the fiesta. Meanwhile, the obtuse parents continue to plan the wrong marriage...
The Lost Moment (1947) as Vittorio
In a long flashback, a New York publisher is in Venice pursuing the lost love letters of an early-19th-century poet, Jeffrey Ashton, who disappeared mysteriously. Using a false name, Lewis Venable rents a room from Juliana Bordereau, once Jeffrey Ashton's lover, now an aged recluse. Running the household is Juliana's severe niece, Tina, who mistrusts Venable from the first moment. He realizes all is not right when late one night he finds Tina, her hair unpinned and wild, at the piano. She calls him Jeffrey and throws herself at him. The family priest warns Venable to tread carefully around her fantasies, but he wants the letters at any cost, even Tina's sanity.
Where There's Life (1947) as King Hubertus II
The American heir to a European throne tries to elude assassins.
That Hagen Girl (1947) as Corey, chauffeur
A small-town teenager thinks a lawyer is her illegitimate dad.
High Conquest (1947) as Conductor
The Beast with Five Fingers (1947) as Antonio
After a famous pianist's murder, his hand returns to wreak vengeance.
The Man I Love (1947) as Tony Toresca
A night-club singer gets involved with a mobster.
The Well Groomed Bride (1946) as Mr. Whortle
Swamp Fire (1946) as Emile [Ledoux]
It's a Wonderful Life (1946) as Mr. Martini
George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrficed his education for his brother's, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter, and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls is he had never lived.
Anna and the King of Siam (1946) as Moonshee
A young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King.
Nobody Lives Forever (1946) as Mission attendant
A con artist falls for the rich widow he's trying to fleece.
House of Frankenstein (1945) as Fejos
A mad scientist hides within a traveling sideshow.
This Love of Ours (1945) as Jose
At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's new technique, Florence is revealed in a flashback as Michel's abandoned wife Karin, whom their daughter Susette thinks is dead. Can Susette cope if they now re-unite?
A Bell for Adano (1945) as Tomasino
A major and his men attempt to restore order to the war-torn Italian town of Adano.
Madame Curie (1944) as Cart driver
The famed female scientist fights to keep her marriage together while conducting early experiments with radioactivity.
Secrets of Scotland Yard (1944) as Isaiah Thom
The Seventh Cross (1944) as Aldinger
Seven men escape from a concentration camp and fight their way to freedom.
One Body Too Many (1944) as The professor
Till We Meet Again (1944) as Henri Maret
Dangerous Passage (1944) as Captain Saul
The Climax (1944) as Leon
Dr. Hohner (Karloff), theatre physician at the Vienna Royal Theatre, murders his mistress, the star soprano when his jealousy drives him to the point of mad obsession. Ten years later, another young singer (Foster) reminds Hohner of the late diva, and his old mania kicks in. Hohner wants to prevent her from singing for anyone but him, even if it means silencing her forever. The singer's fiancée (Bey) rushes to save her in the film's climax.
The Conspirators (1944) as Souvenir vendor
A guerilla leader falls in love with a mysterious woman in World War II Lisbon.
Deerslayer (1943) as Huron sub-chief
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) as Soldier
A U.S. mercenary and an army of peasants fight for Spain.
Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943) as Chief
A team of pearl fishers clashes over the discovery of a sunken treasure.
The Desert Song (1943) as Old Suliman
Hostages (1943) as Hostage
Edge of Darkness (1943) as Elderly sailor
Resistance fighters battle the Nazis in occupied Norway.
Assignment in Brittany (1943) as Plehec
A French Resistance fighter discovers he''''s a dead ringer for a Nazi official.
There's Something About a Soldier (1943) as Jan Grybinski
Five officer candidates fight to prove their mettle during training.
Background to Danger (1943) as Turkish waiter
An American gets caught up in wartime action in Turkey.
The Fallen Sparrow (1943) as Papa
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
Casablanca (1942) as
An American saloon owner in North Africa is drawn into World War II when his lost love turns up.
Crossroads (1942) as Driver
A French diplomat who's recovered from amnesia is blackmailed over crimes he can't remember.
The Big Shot (1942) as Sarto
A mob leader escapes prison and flees with his love to a mountain hideaway, where he tries to atone for his sins.
They All Kissed the Bride (1942) as Watchman
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
Reunion in France (1942) as Driver
A Frenchwoman tries to help a downed U.S. flyer escape the Nazis.
The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942) as Gustav
A downed pilot enlists a Dutch girl to help him elude the Nazis.
Juke Girl (1942) as Travitti
A migrant laborer becomes a champion of farm workers'''' rights.
Paris Calling (1942) as Prof. Marceau
Berlin Correspondent (1942) as Hans Gruber
American correspondent Bill Roberts (Dana Andrews) is a thorn in the side of the Nazis, as his paper always scoops the world with the truth about Germany. Gestapo Captain Carl Von Rau (Martin Kosleck) means to plug the leak and assigns Karen Hauen (Virginia Gilmore), who he attends to wed, to the case. Roberts is obtaining his information for his stories and broadcasts from an elderly stamp collector who, defiantly opposed to the Nazis, sells the "proper" stamps to Roberts, giving him the information. Attracted to Karen, Roberts invites her to his apartment where she learns his secret. The old philatelist is sent to a concentration camp, and then Karen learns that he is her father (Erwin Kalser). She appeals to Roberts for help and he, in loyality to the old man and now in love with Karen, agrees to help.
The Pied Piper (1942) as Frenchman
Englishman Mr Howard is on a fishing holiday in eastern France when the Germans invade in 1940. Setting off to try and get back home he is persuaded to take along the two Cavanaugh children, and as his journey progresses his family keeps growing in size. Once in German-occupied northern France a new problem arises - the risk of being heard speaking English.
Barnacle Bill (1941) as Joe Petillo
A fishing boat captain searches for romance in hopes of improving his financial picture.
Man at Large (1941) as [Otto] Kisling
G-Man Bob Grayson (George Reeves) is working hand in hand with a British Intelligence agent to uncover an espionage plot, who is posing as an escaped Nazi agent. Reporter Dallas Davis (Marjorie Weaver) mistakes Grayson for a nazi-sympathizer and manages to mess up the works before she learns the truth. She and Grayson join forces to save the agent.
They Met in Bombay (1941) as Hotel barber
Rival jewel thieves on the run find love in the Far East.
A Very Young Lady (1941) as Abner
Tomboy (Withers) is sent to finishing school where she falls for the headmaster (Sutton). When her love letters are discovered she okays his relation with a teacher (Kelly) and gets her first kiss from a beau (Clayton).
The People vs. Dr. Kildare (1941) as Sven Bergstrom
An ice skater sues a young doctor for malpractice.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith (1941) as Proprietor Lucy's
A quarrelsome couple discovers their marriage isn''''t legal.
Knockout (1941) as Louis Grinnelli
A prizefighter's swelled head endangers his marriage.
Unholy Partners (1941) as Night watchman
A gangster helps pay a tabloid editor's debts to gain control of the paper.
Girls Under 21 (1940) as Tony Mangione
The Mortal Storm (1940) as Lehman
The Third Reich's rise tears apart a German family.
Anne of Windy Poplars (1940) as Conductor
An ambitious young teacher, Shirley, arrives in a small town to assume the vice-principal position of the school. She soon runs afoul of the ruling family of the town and becomes the scapegoat of a local feud.
The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Peon selling cocks
A Spanish nobleman becomes a masked outlaw by night to battle a local tyrant.
Escape (1940) as Waiter, White Swan
A Nazi officer''''s mistress helps an American free his mother from a concentration camp.
Strange Cargo (1940) as Watchman
Devil's Island escapees are changed forever by a prisoner who thinks he's Jesus.
Geronimo (1940) as Second scout
The Great McGinty (1940) as Professor
A hobo rises to town mayor when he hooks up with a crooked political boss.
The Shop Around the Corner (1940) as Waiter
Feuding co-workers don''''t realize they''''re secret romantic pen pals.
He Married His Wife (1940) as Waiter
A race horse owner pays so much attention to business that he winds up divorced from his wife.
Earthbound (1940) as Chris
Nick and Ellen's second honeymoon in Switzerland is interrupted when he is called back to Paris on business. But it turns out to be funny-business when he discovers his ex-mistress Linda sent him the telegram. Nick spurns her, leading her to shoot and kill him. His ghost cannot rest, though, since Linda's husband Jeff is arrested for the crime and tried. Nick hovers over Ellen guiding her to the evidence that will clear Jeff and convict Linda, at which point he can rest at peace.
Slightly Tempted (1940) as Quimby
Confidence man Professor Ross (Hugh Herbert) is released from prison and goes to Knoxton where his daughter Judy (Peggy Moran) lives. She has told everyone, including her fiancee Jimmy Duncan (Johnny Downs), that her father has been exploring in South America. Civic leaders ask him to lecture at a gala reception. Because Jimmy needs money to finance a toy train factory, Ross ends his lecture with a sales talk about the valuable Iridium mines he found in South America. Ethelreda Knox (Elisabeth Risdon), big-time toy manufacturer, wants to get a monopoly on the Iridium stock, while Gentleman Jack (Robert Emmett Keane) and The Duchess (Gertrude Michael), a pair of slick crooks, also want to chisel in on the deal. Ross gets the swindlers and civic leaders to deposit $60,000 in the bank and he finances Jimmy's factory with the funds. Feeling somewhat "taken", Gentleman Jack and The Duchess rob the bank, but with the help of his crony Peter (George E. Stone), Ross sees to it that the pair leave town holding an empty bag. Ross reimburses the locals and suggests a merger of the factories owned by his bride-to-be Eltelreda and his future son-in-law Jimmy.
Girl from Havana (1940) as Rico
Fixer Dugan (1939) as Smiley
A circus man adopts an aerialist's daughter.
Idiot's Delight (1939) as Dumptsy
A hoofer and a fake Russian countess are caught behind enemy lines at the outbreak of World War II.
Off the Record (1939) as Tony
A lady reporter adopts the young delinquent her crime exposes helped send to jail.
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) as Albert
English nurse Edith Cavell is matron in a small private hospital in German-occupied Brussels during WWI. When the son of a recently deceased patient escapes from a German prisoner-of-war camp, Cavell aids him to reach Holland and safety. This leads to Cavell, a local noblewoman, the grandmother of the escaped prisoner-of-war, and others to form an organization to help Belgian, French, English and other soldiers escape as well. Eventually the Germans become aware of what's happening and take action.
Everything Happens at Night (1939) as Hotel clerk
Two reporters compete to discover a scientist living in hiding and win his daughter.
The Rains Came (1939) as Mr. Das
A Hindu doctor's affair with a British noblewoman is disrupted by a violent flood.
Juarez (1939) as Italian minister
True story of Mexico's Abraham Lincoln and his fight against Napoleon's empire.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as Italian
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.

Cinematography (feature film)

When Romance Rides (1922) as Director of Photography
The Unknown Wife (1921) as Director of Photography

Cast (short)

Forbidden Passage (1941)
This short film documents the U.S. Department of Immigration''''s efforts to halt the smuggling of illegal immigrants into the country.
Baby Blues (1941)
This early short comedy (clumsily) attempts to reexamine Asian stereotypes.
Know Your Money (1940)
This short film tells the fictitious story of a bill counterfeiting ring.
You, the People (1940)
This short film focuses on a gangster who tries to get a cooked mayor re-elected.
Bob's Busy Day (1934)
In this comedic short, a relationship hits a slight bump when a man''''s girlfriend catches the eye of a dashing gaucho.

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