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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
All in a Night's Work (1961) as Carter
Colonel Ryder, the publisher of a magazine, dies while on vacation. Tony, his swinging nephew, inherits the magazine and takes over. Presently, the magazine is planning to expand and to do so they need some capital. Tony's trying to arrange a loan through his friend. He is then informed by the hotel detective of the hotel that his uncle died in, that on the night of his death, a woman, wearing only a towel, came out of his room, and ran away before the detective could catch up with her. They suspect that the Colonel was "with" her on the night he died, cause he was smiling when he died. Tony and two of his uncle's confidants are worried that not only if the bank hears of this they will not get the loan but the magazine wholesome image could be tarnished. So they ask the detective to stay around so he could identify her. What they don't know is that the woman is Katie Robbins, one of the magazine's researchers and that she entered the room by "accident". When the detective identifies her and after having a few misconceived conversations with her, they suspect that she is trying to extort them, and she thinks that Tony's a nut.
2.
On the Double (1961) as Gen. Carleton "Puffy" Browne-Wiffingham
An American serviceman in World War II is forced to stand in for a British spy.
3.
Midnight Lace (1960) as Basil Stafford
A young woman can't get anyone to believe she's being stalked.
4.
The Matchmaker (1958) as August
A matchmaker falls for the man she is supposed to help find a wife.
5.
Merry Andrew (1958) as Gregory Larabee
An archaeologist's search for Roman treasure gets him mixed up with a circus troupe.
6.
Lust for Life (1956) as Durand-Ruel
Passionate biography of painter Vincent van Gogh, whose genius drove him mad.
7.
The Birds and the Bees (1956) as Burrows, butler in Hamilton's house
8.
Knock on Wood (1954) as Customer
Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has failed with another love affair. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and jealous. His fiancée Audrey leaves him and Jerry smashes his two dolls, Clarence and Terrence. Morgan's dollmaker Papinek is member of a spy ring who has stolen the secret plans to the top secret Lafayette airplane. Since Morgan is leaving for Zurich the same night, he decides to use Morgan's dolls as a mailbox and hides the secret plan in the heads of the dolls. Another secret spy ring also wants to get their hands on Jerry's luggage and they *also* follow him. Eventually, Jerry is chased by both these organizations as well as the police, who suspects him of murder.
9.
It Should Happen to You (1954) as Con Cooley
A dizzy model in love with fame rents a billboard and puts her name on it.
10.
A Star Is Born (1954) as Master of ceremonies
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
11.
Loose in London (1953) as Herbert
The Bowery Boys take on British crooks when one of them thinks he''''s inherited a title.
12.
Jamaica Run (1953) as Judge Henley
Promoter William Montague (Patric Knowles) wants to buy the estate owned by the Daceys, Mrs. Dacey (Carroll McComas)and her daughter Ena (Arlene Dahl) and son Todd (Wendell Corey), in order to build a resort hotel. When they turn him down, he produces a couple of distant relatives, Janice (Laura Elliott) and Robert Clayton (Michael Moore), and sets about to prove that the estate rightfully belongs to them. The identity of the rightful heirs is thought to be buried in a sunken ship off of the Jamaican shore and the search begins, led by a schooner skipper, Patrick Fairlie (Rayy Milland), who is in love with Ena.
13.
Captain Pirate (1952) as Governor Henry Carlyle
A reformed pirate returns to the seas when cutthroats start imitating his modus operandii.
14.
Adam's Rib (1949) as Fat man
Husband-and-wife lawyers argue opposite sides in a sensational women''''s rights case.
15.
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947) as Cecil Keller
True story of composer Jerome Kern's rise to the top on Broadway and in Hollywood.
16.
Ziegfeld Follies (1946) as Tribbins, the butler in "An Interview"
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.
17.
A Night in Paradise (1946) as Chef
Aesop takes a break from spinning fables to help a king and fall in love.
18.
Cluny Brown (1946) as Guest piano player
A servant girl's passion for plumbing shocks London society.
19.
Dangerous Millions (1946) as Lance Warburton
A shipping magnate hatches a plan for testing the worth of his heirs, none of whom he has ever seen. He summons them all to China, and lays psychological and physical snares in the part of each. Finding none of them worthy, he dismisses them all but does promise financial backing for an airline to Jack Clark (Kent Taylor.)
20.
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945) as Fat man
On a trip to visit his parents, detective Nick Charles gets mixed up in a murder investigation.
21.
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) as Lord Gerald Goodbody
A man remains young and handsome while his portrait shows the ravages of age and sin.
22.
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945) as Pianist
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
23.
Keep Your Powder Dry (1945) as Marco Cummings
Three girls overcome their differences when they join the WACS.
24.
Confidential Agent (1945) as Hanley
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
25.
Pursuit to Algiers (1945) as Gregor
Sherlock Holmes tries to protect a foreign leader traveling on an ocean liner.
26.
The Brighton Strangler (1945) as Shelton
An actor playing a notorious killer begins to live the part.
27.
Swing Out Sister (1945) as Butler
28.
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944) as Arab major-domo
Ali Baba, son of the Kalif of Bagdad is brought up by the 40 Thieves after his father is killed by the soldiers of Hugalu Khan, who received the necessary information by traitor Cassim. Ali becomes the leader of the thieves and they are fighting for the freedom of his land. Per chance Ali captures the fiancée of Hugalu Khan, who turns out to be his girl friend Amara. After a few misunderstandings Ali uses her wedding day with Hugalu Khan as the day for the liberation of Bagdad.
29.
Summer Storm (1944) as
In this filmed Chekhov adaptation, Darnell plays the alluring peasant woman who lures cynical aristocrat Sanders away from his milquetoast fiancee, with tragic consequences.
30.
Mrs. Parkington (1944) as Fat man
A lady''''s maid marries a man whose prospects push her into high society.
31.
Higher and Higher (1943) as Mr. Green
Servants pass off one of their own as an heiress in hopes of winning her a wealthy husband.
32.
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) as Vazec
The wolf man asks one of Dr. Frankenstein''''s descendants to find a cure for lycanthropy.
33.
The Man from Down Under (1943) as Doyle
A World War I veteran sneaks two orphans back to his native Australia.
34.
The Great Impersonation (1942) as Sir [Henry] Tristram
An unconscious man is found in a boat which drifts to the landing of an isolated African outpost where Baron von Ragenstein (Ralph Bellamy), an enemy agent, recognizes the man as his exact double, Sir Edward Dominey (Ralph Bellamy), with whom von Ragenstein went to school. He plots to kill Dominey and pose as the dead man.He learns about Dominey's broken marriage to Muriel (Evelyn Ankers) and his relation to Sir Ronald (Aubrey Mather), head of home defense. Back at the Dominey estate,Muriel is delighted with the change in Dominey, and Sir Ronald gives the spy a confidential position.The situation is complicated by Bardinet(Edward Norris), Muriel's admirer who, like von Regenstein, is under orders from Seaman (Henry Danielle), chief of the enemy agents. Another difficulty is Baroness Stephanie (Kaaren Verne), a spy who loves von Regenstein. The jealous Bardinet tells Muriel that Dominey is an imposter and she tells Sir Ronald. At Police headquarters Dominey reveals that, in Africa, it was actually von Regenstein that was killed and that he, Dominey posing as von Regenstein, has been playing the dual role in order to uncover the enemy leaders.
35.
Keeper of the Flame (1942) as John
A reporter digs into the secret life of a recently deceased political hero.
36.
Her Cardboard Lover (1942) as Night clerk, Mr. Dolgar
A flirt tries to make her fiance jealous by hiring a gigolo.
37.
The Shanghai Gesture (1942) as The counselor
A gambling queen uses blackmail to stop a British financier from closing her Chinese clip joint.
38.
The McGuerins from Brooklyn (1942) as Sterling
Two cab drivers try to make a beat up cab into their ticket to success.
39.
Brooklyn Orchid (1942) as Sterling
The owners of a taxicab company become guardian angels to a beautiful blonde in trouble.
40.
Suspicion (1941) as Mr. Bailey
A wealthy wallflower suspects her penniless playboy husband of murder.
41.
The Flame of New Orleans (1941) as Burly
A notorious Frenchwoman pretends to be a society lady to nab a rich husband.
42.
Five Little Peppers at Home (1940) as Martin
Five siblings enlist a crusty old businessman to help save their mother from bankruptcy.
43.
The Earl of Chicago (1940) as Vicar
A Chicago gangster inherits a British title.
44.
Adventure in Diamonds (1940) as Whistler, [Jimmy]
45.
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?
46.
I'm Nobody's Sweetheart Now (1940) as Perkins
47.
Out West with the Peppers (1940) as Martin
A working class family moves West in search of better fortune.
48.
Five Little Peppers in Trouble (1940) as Martin
Five siblings face boarding school when their working mother can't hold a job and care for them.
49.
The Girl from Avenue A (1940) as Announcer
50.
The Philadelphia Story (1940) as Thomas
Tabloid reporters crash a society marriage.
51.
Girl in 313 (1940) as Corday
52.
Zaza (1939) as Michelin
Zaza is a spicy Parisian cabaret performer who falls in love with wealthy rogue Dufresne. Quitting show biz to be with Dufresne for all time, Zaza is taken aback to discover that he's already married...
53.
It's a Wonderful World (1939) as Scout master
A runaway poetess helps a fugitive prove himself innocent of murder charges.
54.
The First Hundred Years (1938) as Reggie
A working woman doesn''''t want to give up her career when she marries.
55.
Lord Jeff (1938) as Commissionaire
When a good boy goes bad, his family sends him to a naval military school.
56.
The Wrong Road (1937) as Victor J. Holbrook
57.
A Star Is Born (1937) as
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.
58.
The Prince and the Pauper (1937) as Rich man
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
59.
Along Came Sally (1934) as Percy

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