skip navigation
Overview for Edward Gargan
Edward Gargan

Edward Gargan

Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

Dr. Kildare:... Although not the first actor to don the scrubs of Max Brand's Dr. Kildare, Lew... more info $45.95was $59.99 Buy Now

The Bowery... From Dead Ends to the East Side and finally landing in Louie's Sweet Shop in the... more info $39.96was $47.99 Buy Now

The Falcon... Miscreants beware! The Falcon is on the hunt! Suave, sophisticated, hard-boiled... more info $31.96was $39.99 Buy Now

Honolulu ... A witty masquerade, fabulous dancing and a gorgeous tropical locale give this... more info $14.36was $17.99 Buy Now

The George... Many years before Roger Moore donned the halo of the Saint, George Sanders... more info $26.96was $35.99 Buy Now

Her Highness... Every princess needs a Prince Charming. But lovely Princess Veronica didn't... more info $15.95was $17.99 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Cast ...
RATE AND COMMENT

COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Cuban Fireball (1951) as Ritter
2.
Bedtime For Bonzo (1951) as Policeman
A college professor tries to raise a chimpanzee as though it were human.
3.
Little Egypt (1951) as Police sergeant
4.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951) as Milt
Two bumbling private eyes turn a boxer invisible to save him from being framed for murder.
5.
Belle of Old Mexico (1950) as Sam
6.
Hit Parade of 1951 (1950) as Garrity
7.
Triple Trouble (1950) as Murphy
When they''''re framed for a robbery, the Bowery Boys investigate the case from behind bars.
8.
Key to the City (1950) as Officer
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
9.
The Kid from Texas (1950) as Blacksmith
Billy the Kid (Murphy) becomes embroiled in Lincoln County, NM, land wars. When rancher who gave him a break is killed by rival henchman, Billy vows revenge. New employer takes advantage of his naivete to kill rivals, lets the Kid take rap. Kid takes to the hills with friends until caught. Escapes hanging but remains in area to be near employer's young wife (Storm) with whom he's infatuated. Falls into trap by Pat Garrett and is shot down while gazing at woman thru window.
10.
Father of the Bride (1950) as Mover with door
A doting father faces mountains of bills and endless trials when his daughter marries.
11.
Square Dance Katy (1950) as Officer Casey
12.
You Gotta Stay Happy (1949) as Detective
Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancée, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne, who just wants to sleep. Somehow, she persuades him to take her to California. Her fellow passengers include a chimpanzee, a corpse (in a coffin), an absconding embezzler, and two smoochy newlyweds. Can love be far behind?
13.
Hold That Baby! (1949) as Officer Burton
The Bowery Boys discover a lost baby they think is heir to a fortune.
14.
Red Light (1949) as Truck driver
An embezzler's revenge on the businessman who turned him in leads to a bloody vendetta.
15.
That Midnight Kiss (1949) as Traffic cop
A singing truck driver battles snobbery to become a star.
16.
Feudin' Rhythm (1949) as Fire chief
17.
Adventures of Gallant Bess (1948) as Deputy
Ted Daniels, a ranch hand working for a rodeo, captures a magnificent wild horse that he tames and trains. As Ted is recovering from an accident that happened during a rodeo, the rodeo owner cheats him out of his horse. Ted must decide whether to pursue him and try to recover the horse, or whether to settle down with the doctor's daughter who is nursing him back to health.
18.
Smart Woman (1948) as Interrogator
A crusading DA falls for a defense attorney with a criminal past.
19.
Campus Honeymoon (1948) as Motorcycle officer
20.
Strike It Rich (1948) as Mack
21.
The Dude Goes West (1948) as Conductor
A tenderfoot tries to help a miner's daughter protect her claim.
22.
Are You with It? (1948) as Spectator
23.
Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! (1948) as Ted
Light-hearted, old-style romance about a farm-hand who arranges to buy a pair of mules from his employer. No one is able to handle the mules and he must train them. Adding to his dilemma, he pursues his boss's daughter who gets her kicks out of keeping him guessing about her true feelings. Of course, at the end he tames both the mules and the girl.
24.
Blondie's Secret (1948) as Butcher
25.
The Babe Ruth Story (1948) as Policeman
A childlike oaf becomes the greatest star in baseball.
26.
A Southern Yankee (1948) as Male nurse
A bellboy masquerades as a spy and lands behind enemy lines during the Civil War.
27.
Daredevils of the Clouds (1948) as Tapit Bowers
28.
It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947) as Cop
Two homeless men move into a mansion while its owners are wintering in the South.
29.
Web of Danger (1947) as Dolan
30.
The Trouble with Women (1947) as Mr. Fogarty
31.
The Ghost Goes Wild (1947) as Magazine man
Monty Crandall (James Ellison) is a commercial artist who ridicules a dowager (Ruth Donnelly) with a caricature of her on a magazine cover and she sues him. His troubles are multiplied when a pretty wife (Stephanie Bachelor) forces her attentions on him, and her gun-toting husband (Grant Withers) is somewhat incensed about it, blaming Monty. He fakes his death and returns as a ghost to frighten off the trouble-makers, but it is only when he enlists the aid of a real ghost, Eric (Edward Everett Horton), that his problems are solved.
32.
Saddle Pals (1947) as Jailer
33.
Little Miss Broadway (1947) as Uncle George
Judy Gibson (Jean Porter), upon leaving finishing school, goes to meet her relatives, whom she believes to be wealthy and socially prominent. Actually, ther are penniless Broadway characters and, in order to avoid Judy learning the truth, they take possession of a Long Island mansion owned by a thief presently doing time in Sing Sing. Judy arrives with her fiance Dick Nichols (John Shelton) and his father (Douglas Wood), an industrialist who tries to sell worthless stock to Judy's family in order to bolster his shaky fiancial status. They give him $200,000, part of the stashed loot they found belonging to the home-owner thief. The latter escapes from prison. Complications arise. Jerry Wald and his band provide music for Jean Porter's singing, and pert-'n-pretty Porter, as usual, carries the show.
34.
Exposed (1947) as Big Mac
35.
Linda, Be Good (1947) as Frankie
36.
The Brasher Doubloon (1947) as Truck driver
Philip Marlowe (George Montgomery) gets involved when limp-wristed and snidley Leslie Murdock (Conrad Janis) steals a rare doubloon from his mother (Florence Bates) to give to a newsreel photographer in exchange for film that is being used for blackmail purposes. Marlowe's involvement has him encounter a girl who goes into hysterics when touched by a man; a husband-killing woman; three corpses; a couple of scuffles in which he gets his clock cleaned; a secretary who thinks she has killed her boss, which is the reason Raymond Chandler called his story "The High Window", and a son (who qualifies as a S.O.B. by two definitions) who blackmails his widowed mother. So, what's not to like.
37.
Devil Ship (1947) as
Captain Biff Brown (Richard Lane) owns a boat used to ferry prisoners from the mainland to Alcatraz. The police find some escape tools on his boat and, although Brown isn't involved, his contract is terminated and he goes back to tuna fishing. Brown takes his friend Sanderson (William Bishop) to his boarding house and introduces him to his sweetheart Madge Harris (Louise Campbell) and Sanderson also falls in love with her. A gang headed by Red Mason (Damian O'Flynn) and trying to escape the country bribe Brown's engineer, Venatti (Anthony Caruso), and are hiding on the boat the next time Brown and Sanderson take it out. They take over the boat but a storm is approaching...
38.
That's My Gal (1947) as Mike
Two sharpie promoters (Don Barry and Frank Jenks) put on a show they believe is so bad it will not play more than one day and they therefore will not have to pay the long list of investors,i.e, suckers and buyers. But one of the investors dies intestate and his interests pass to the state. The governor's secretary (Lynne Roberts) engages new talent (the Four Step Brothers, Guadalajara Trio, St. Clair & Vilvoa, Dolores and Don Graham, et al) and a new orchestra (Jan Savitt), in order to make the show successful and a profitable investment for the state. Barry (in another of the vast majority of his films in which he was not billed as Don "Red" Barry), who has fallen in love with the first-billed Roberts, reforms and buys up the surplus stock.
39.
Deadline at Dawn (1946) as Bouncer
An aspiring actress risks her life to clear a sailor charged with murder.
40.
Behind the Mask (1946) as Dixon
Lawyer-superhero Lamont Cranston is framed for the murder of a newspaper columnist.
41.
The Inner Circle (1946) as Policeman
Gerry Travis (Adele Mara), a college girl who has always been overshadowed by her sister, is mistakenly believed to have written a sensational best seller, which was actually written by her aunt, the Dean of the college. Complications arise.
42.
Gay Blades (1946) as Bartender
New York hockey player Andy Buell is approached by Hollywood talent scout Nancy Davis to play the hunk lead in "The Behemoth" but he would prefer she quit her job and become his wife.
43.
Cinderella Jones (1946) as Riley
A woman can claim inheritance only if she marries a genius.
44.
Faithful in My Fashion (1946) as Cop
A sailor on leave causes problems at the department store his girlfriend manages.
45.
Blonde Alibi (1946) as Sergeant
46.
Little Giant (1946) as Policeman
Lou Costello plays a country bumpkin vacuum-cleaner salesman, working for the company run by the crooked Bud Abbott. To try to keep him under his thumb, Abbott convinces Costello that he's a crackerjack salesman. This comedy is somewhat like "The Time of Their Lives," in that Abbott and Costello don't have much screen time together and there are very few vaudeville bits woven into the plot.
47.
Crack-Up (1946) as Policeman
An art critic risks his reputation and his life to track down a forgery racket.
48.
The Dark Horse (1946) as Eustace Kelly
49.
High Powered (1945) as Boss
50.
Wonder Man (1945) as Policeman in park
A murdered nightclub star possesses a mild-mannered look-alike to bring his killers to justice.
51.
It's in the Bag! (1945) as Chair delivery man
The heir to a fortune hidden in five chairs unwittingly sells them.
52.
She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945) as Cab driver
A female psychiatrist who's sworn off love falls for a handsome veteran.
53.
Follow That Woman (1945) as Butch
54.
The Bullfighters (1945) as Vasso
The boys are detectives working in Mexico. Laurel happens to resemble a famous matador who has disappeared, and he is enlisted to replace him in the bullring.
55.
The Beautiful Cheat (1945) as Manager
56.
Life with Blondie (1945) as Dogcatcher
57.
Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945) as 1st cop
A hotel bellboy is the unlikely choice to escort a visiting princess, over the protests of his invalid girlfriend.
58.
A Sporting Chance (1945) as Mike Ryan
59.
Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe (1945) as Stage hand
Joe Davis Sr., headliner at a big nightclub, is visited by medical student son Joe Jr., who to Dad's chagrin wants to be a crooner, and soon comes between Dad and his girlfriend Claire. So glamorous dancer Bonnie is enlisted to distract Junior. Which does Bonnie want more, the fur coat or true love? Plot is a framework for numerous Ziegfeld style stage productions.
60.
Dangerous Partners (1945) as Sergeant
A young couple''''s accident could make them rich, if they can evade a Nazi spy ring.
61.
Earl Carroll Vanities (1945) as Policeman
62.
See My Lawyer (1945) as Furniture mover
63.
Twice Blessed (1945) as
Twin sisters set a parent trap to reunite their divorced mother and father.
64.
Sing Your Way Home (1945) as Jailer
A war correspondent assembles young European entertainers to put on a show for the troops.
65.
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945) as Mickey Flanagan
On a trip to visit his parents, detective Nick Charles gets mixed up in a murder investigation.
66.
Music for Millions (1945) as Policeman
A pregnant musician awaits her husband's return from World War II.
67.
That's the Spirit (1945) as Policeman
68.
Guest Wife (1945) as Waiter
69.
The Naughty Nineties (1945) as Baxter
In the gay '90s, cardsharps take over a Mississippi riverboat from a kindly captain. Their first act is to change the showboat into a floating gambling house. A ham actor and his bumbling sidekick try to devise a way to help the captain regain ownership of the vessel.
70.
The Falcon Out West (1944) as Bates
A society sleuth turns cowboy to investigate a Texas murder.
71.
San Fernando Valley (1944) as Keno
A ranch owner fires his ranch hands and brings in women to replace them. The owner's daughter wants the male hands back and comes up with a plan to do it. They will rustle the horses and when the women hands are unable to find them, they will bring them in and get their old jobs back. But the two hands that steal the horses sell them and then claim they were robbed.
72.
Detective Kitty O'Day (1944) as Mike [Storm]
An amateur sleuth drives her boyfriend and the police crazy when she butts into a murder investigation.
73.
Once Upon a Time (1944) as Police officer
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
74.
San Diego, I Love You (1944) as Policeman
75.
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) as Doorman
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
76.
Slightly Dangerous (1943) as Policeman
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
77.
The Meanest Man in the World (1943) as Detective
Compassionate small-town lawyer Richard Clarke moves to New York City to seek his fortune, but is unsuccessful until he takes a friend's advice and tries to convince the world he's a ruthless heel. Suddenly he's the most popular lawyer in town -- but he could lose his fiancée.
78.
The Falcon Strikes Back (1943) as Bates
A society sleuth is framed for murder by criminals running a war-bond racket.
79.
The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943) as Bates
A society sleuth investigates murder at a girls'''' school.
80.
The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Bates
A society sleuth tracks a lost plane carrying $100,000.
81.
They Got Me Covered (1943) as Policeman
An unemployed reporter tracks down a Nazi spy ring to get his job back.
82.
In Old Oklahoma (1943) as Headwaiter
Cowboy Dan Somers and oilman Jim "Hunk" Gardner compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen.
83.
Tahiti Honey (1943) as George, the bartender
84.
The West Side Kid (1943) as Donovan
85.
Hit the Ice (1943) as Policeman
Flash Fulton (Bud Abbott) and Weejie McCoy (Lou Costello) take pictures of a bank robbery. Lured to the mountain resort hideout of the robbers and accompanied by Dr. Bill Elliott (Patric Knowles) and Peggy Osborn (Elyse Knox), they also meet old friend Johnny Long (Himself) and his band and singer Marcia Manning (Ginny Simms). Dr. Elliott and Peggy are being held in a remote cabin by the robbers, but Weejie rescues them by turning himself into a human snowball that becomes an avalanche that engulfs the crooks.
86.
My Kingdom for a Cook (1943) as Duke
An English author must search for a new cook when he moves to rural Massachusetts.
87.
Princess O'Rourke (1943) as Stranger
A flying ace's romance with a princess creates diplomatic problems.
88.
Over My Dead Body (1943) as Sergeant
The problem with the mystery stories concocted by Jason Cord (Milton Berle) is that he can never figure out who's guilty. Stuck, as usual, he takes his latest unfinished "who-dunit" to the office of his wife, Patricia Cord (Mary Beth Hughes), whose boss, Brennan (Reginald Denny), doesn't know she is married. Hidden in a closet, Jason overhears Brennan and his partners discussing a situation which exactly parallels his new story. He steps out when the discussion reaches the point of his story's current progress and, seeing a chance of finding an ending to his story, offers to make a suicide look like a murder. He soon finds himself the central figure in a front-page murder trial before he proves the supposed suicide to have been an actual murder - committed by one of the victim's partners.
89.
Prairie Chickens (1943) as Bus driver
A cowboy is mistaken for the owner of a profitable ranch under attack by rustlers and ghosts.
90.
Lady in a Jam (1942) as Deputy
91.
Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942) as Bombardier
Among those who are fighting to have Congress re-establish the military academy at West Point in the beginning of the nineteenth century is a young Washington socialite, Carolyn Bainbridge (Maureen O'Hara). Congress resolves to revive the Academy on a one-year trial basis. Major Sam Carter (Laird Cregar), a martinet who doesn't believe a college can produce real fighting men, is made the Commandant, and determines to make soldiers - or failures - out of the small band of cadets, by enforcing stringent disciplinary action. Among the cadets are Howard Shelton (John Sutton), Carolyn's fiancee, and Dawson (George Montgomery), a Kentucky frontiersman. There is bad blood between the two from the start, and matters are worsened when Dawson falls in love with Carolyn. Many of the cadets resign, under the discouraging conditions and grueling punishment that is part of Carter's plan to make the school hard and the exercises difficult, and the number of cadets left is down to ten. Word arrives that the Indian chief Tecumseh (Noble Johnson) has gone on the warpath, and Carter is ordered to take part in quelling the rebellion, and to include the cadets along with the regular Bombadiers. Shelton, on patrol, is shot at by an Indian, and hot-headedly leaves his post in pursuit. Dawson leaves to bring him back followed by Major Carter who is captured by the Indians. Using tactics learned at West Point, the small band of cadets attack and demoralize the much larger Indian force, and succeed in rescuing Carter, and Dawson is wounded. Carter is grateful for the actions taken by the band, but says that Shelton and Dawson cannot remain as cadets since they had violated the rules by leaving their posts, and would be a bad precedent for future cadets. Carolyn has come to the Point to marry the unsuspecting Dawson, who thought she loved Shelton.
92.
Between Us Girls (1942) as Cab driver
Carrie (Diana Barrymore), ambitious young actress and her manager Mike Kilinsky (Andy Devine), travel east from Chicago to Long Island so Carrie can see the new mansion that her mother Chris (Kay Francis) has just purchased. Chris is not there when Carrie arrives by Gallagher (Ethel Griffies), the family major domo, tells Carrie that Chris is in love with the very rich Steve (John Boles.) Chris confesses to Carrie that she has lied about her age to Steve, claiming to be 31, and that the photograph of Carrie is Carrie's (non-existent) Aunt Sadie and Carrie is only twelve. Carrie insists that her mother keep up the masquerade, and she will pose as a 12-year-old. Steve arrives and brings with him his friend Jimmy Blake (Robert Cummings). More than a little confusion follows including Carrie starting a fight with another "kid" to keep Jimmy from keeping a date with his fiancee and Mike escorting Chris and the "under-age" Carrie to a night club, and other incidents that only tend to prove that Steve and Jimmy aren't the brightest bulbs shining. Diana Barrymore is better as the 12-year-old than she is later playing Joan of Arc in a Detroit theatre, where the light finally dawns on the perplexed Robert Cummings character.
93.
They All Kissed the Bride (1942) as Private policeman
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
94.
Meet the Stewarts (1942) as Moving man
A socialite struggles to live on her blue-collar husband''''s salary.
95.
Fly-by-Night (1942) as Charlie Prescott
96.
My Favorite Blonde (1942) as Mulrooney
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
97.
Blondie for Victory (1942) as Sergeant
Blondie organizes Housewives of America to perform homefront wartime duties, including guarding the local dam. Dagwood and the other husbands don't care to be left home doing the cooking and taking care of the kids, so Dagwood pretends to join the Army. Blondie disbands the organization and comes home.
98.
A Date with the Falcon (1942) as Bates
The gentleman detective postpones his wedding to find a cache of stolen diamonds.
99.
Dr. Kildare's Victory (1942) as Willie Brooks
A young doctor with a broken heart succumbs to the lure of a socialite.
100.
The Falcon Takes Over (1942) as Bates
A society sleuth and a lady reporter try to track down a murderous thug's lost girlfriend.
101.
A-Haunting We Will Go (1942) as Foster
The boys are recruited by a gang of thugs to get a coffin containing one of their far from dead colleagues to Dayton to try and get at an inheritance. After the coffin gets switched with the one Dante the Magician uses in his act, his stage show gets more than usually popular.
102.
The Falcon's Brother (1942) as Bates
A gentlemanly detective calls on his brother to help him stop the Nazis from assassinating a key diplomat.
103.
Flying with Music (1942) as Joe
A man on the run from alimony payments gets a job as a South American tour guide.
104.
My Heart Belongs to Daddy (1942) as Mr. Johnson
105.
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942) as Doorman
In the shanty town called the Cabbage Patch, Mrs. Wiggs scrabbles for survival with her brood of children and hopes for the return of her husband, who left many years before.
106.
My Sister Eileen (1942) as Murphy
Two sisters - one smart, one pretty - move to New York to build careers.
107.
Affectionately Yours (1941) as Traffic cop
A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce.
108.
Here Comes Happiness (1941) as Joe
An heiress ditches her fortune-hunting fiance to find happiness living on her own.
109.
Three Sons O'Guns (1941) as Milkman
Three reckless brothers dodge the draft then sign up and become men.
110.
Navy Blues (1941) as Honola Hut manager
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
111.
Lady Be Good (1941) as Policeman
Married songwriters almost split up while putting on a big show.
112.
Tall, Dark and Handsome (1941) as Detective
A softhearted gangster tries to go straight.
113.
Tight Shoes (1941) as Blooch
114.
Flight from Destiny (1941) as Doorman
An elderly professor with six months to live plots a murder to reunite two young lovers.
115.
Niagara Falls (1941) as Chuck
A pair of dunces mistake squabbling strangers for fellow newlyweds.
116.
Million Dollar Baby (1941) as Customs officer
A young innocent's surprise inheritance causes problems with her poor but proud boyfriend.
117.
San Francisco Docks (1941) as Hank [Williams]
Longshoreman Johnny Barnes is in love with Kitty Tracy, barmaid at her father's waterfront saloon. Johnny is arrested for murder. Kitty and Father Cameron locate Frances March, wife of the real murderer (Alcatraz escapee Monte March) which leads to a fight between the two women and then between the priest and the murderer.
118.
Night of January 16th (1941) as Policeman
The story revoles around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner (Nils Asther), who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane (Ellen Drew), his secretary who also has a personal interest; and Steve Van Ruyle (Robert Preston), a sailor who has inherited a position on Faulkner's board of directors. Faulkner is (presumably) murdered, and Kit is falsely accused of the murder. Steve assumes the job of clearing her name.
119.
Men of Boys Town (1941) as Detective
Father Flanagan continues to fight for his pioneering orphanage.
120.
Thieves Fall Out (1941) as Kane
A young man tries to rescue his grandmother from kidnappers.
121.
Tillie the Toiler (1941) as Policeman
122.
Meet the Chump (1941) as Muldoon
123.
Go West (1940) as Ticket seller
Three zanies tackle outlaws and Indians when they head westward.
124.
The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date (1940) as Chimp
A reformed thief tracks down a missing stamp collection and a kidnapped businessman.
125.
Street of Memories (1940) as Mike Sullivan
126.
Three Cheers for the Irish (1940) as Policeman
A Scottish lad and Irish lass risk their families' wrath by marrying.
127.
Queen of the Mob (1940) as Policeman
128.
An Angel from Texas (1940) as Policeman
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
129.
Buck Benny Rides Again (1940) as Policeman
Radio star Jack Benny, intending to stay in New York for the summer, is forced by the needling of rival Fred Allen to prove his boasts about roughing it on his (fictitious) Nevada ranch. Meanwhile, singer Joan Cameron, whom Jack's fallen for and offended, is maneuvered by her sisters to the same Nevada town. Jack's losing battle to prove his manhood to Joan means broad slapstick burlesque of Western cliches.
130.
Wolf of New York (1940) as W. Thornton Upshaw
131.
Bowery Boy (1940) as Mr. Hanson
132.
Adventure in Diamonds (1940) as Lou
133.
Charlie Chan in Panama (1940) as Attendant
Charlie impersonates an employee of the U.S. government to foil an espionage plot which would destroy part of the Panama Canal, trapping a Navy fleet on its way to the Pacific after maneuvers in the Atlantic.
134.
The Doctor Takes A Wife (1940) as Doorman
A man-hating author and a woman-hating doctor have to pretend they're married.
135.
Northwest Passage (Book I--Rogers' Rangers) (1940) as Captain Butterfield
136.
Two Girls on Broadway (1940) as Cop
A sister act splits up over love.
137.
Tugboat Annie Sails Again (1940) as Cop
A veteran lady captain fights off competition.
138.
The Girl from Avenue A (1940) as First doorman
139.
Johnny Apollo (1940) as Detective
A Wall Street broker is jailed for embezzling. His college graduate son then turns to crime to raise money for his father's release.
140.
A Child Is Born (1940) as Guard
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
141.
Castle on the Hudson (1940) as Guard
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
142.
Spring Parade (1940) as Fortune teller
143.
Brother Rat and a Baby (1940) as Cab driver
Three naval cadets graduate and help each other find jobs.
144.
Slightly Tempted (1940) as Gottleib
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.
145.
Road to Singapore (1940) as Bill
A runaway tycoon and his sailor buddy try to con their way through the South Seas.
146.
Girl from God's Country (1940) as Poker player
147.
Pack Up Your Troubles (1939) as Sentry
Out of work vaudevillians join the army in WWI and head for France.
148.
The Saint Strikes Back (1939) as Pinky Budd
The Saint helps a young beauty take vengeance on the mobsters who ruined her father.
149.
Boy Trouble (1939) as Policeman
150.
On Your Toes (1939) as Policeman
A hoofer gets mixed up with a ballet dancer, triggering backstage jealousy.
151.
For Love or Money (1939) as Bubbles
152.
Fixer Dugan (1939) as Jake
A circus man adopts an aerialist's daughter.
153.
They All Come Out (1939) as George "Bugs" Jacklin
A young man sentenced to jail, attempts to reform himself and his fellow inmates.
154.
20,000 Men a Year (1939) as Dunk
Pilot (Scott) disobeys unsafe orders and loses his job. He then starts a flying school which receives a boost when the government launches a program which it hopes will produce 20,000 pilots a year.
155.
$1,000 a Touchdown (1939) as Ironmansky
156.
Another Thin Man (1939) as Quinn
Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.
157.
Blondie Meets the Boss (1939) as Bouncer
Blondie fills in for Dagwood at the office, so he can go on a fishing trip.
158.
It Could Happen to You (1939) as Bartender
159.
Boy Friend (1939) as Bugsie
A cop pretends to be a crook in order to catch a gang of outlaws. The bad guys run a night club as a front. The cop's sister helps him by singing there; otherwise, she's busy making love to a military cadet.
160.
The Flying Irishman (1939) as Bill
True story of "Wrong Way" Corrigan, who set out to cross the U.S. and ended up in Ireland.
161.
Cafe Society (1939) as Policeman
162.
Winner Take All (1939) as
When a waiter (Martin) makes a lucky hit and wins a benefit prizefight, gamblers rig some fights for him; but a reporter (Stuart) arranges for a real boxer (Richmond) to put him in his place.
163.
Lucky Night (1939) as Policeman
During a drunken night out, an heiress marries a broken-down gambler.
164.
Honolulu (1939) as Second detective
A movie star trades places with a Hawaiian plantation owner.
165.
Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence (1939) as Truck driver
166.
While New York Sleeps (1939) as Sergeant White
167.
Night Work (1939) as Officer Flannigan, "one of the finest"
168.
Yes, My Darling Daughter (1939) as Police officer
A freethinker''''s liberal ways are tested when her daughter announces plans for a premarital fling.
169.
The Family Next Door (1939) as Policeman
170.
Crime School (1938) as Officer Hogan
A crusading warden sets out to improve conditions at a reform school.
171.
Up the River (1938) as Tiny
Card sharps Chipper Morgan (Preston Foster) and Darby Randall (Arthur Treacher) pick the wrong victim, Detective Willis (Alan Dinehart), on a transatlantic crossing, and are arrested upon docking in New York and returned up the river to Rockwell Prison, their old alma mater. They had played brilliant football for "dear old Pen" during their prior semesters, and prison coach Slim Nelson (Slim Summerville) is happy to see them back for graduate work, especially with the annual grudge game with Larson State Pen coming up. Willis, who has been named the new warden for Rockwell, gives them soft jobs and then places a large bet on the Larson eleven. Both Chipper and Darby feel badly about the raw deal handed fellow "student" Tommy Grant (Tony Martin) and his sweetheart, Helen (Phyllis Brooks), who were innocently caught up in a phoney pension racket ran by swindlers Jeffrey Mitchell (Sidney Toler) and Ray Douglas (Robert Allen), and were both jailed. When Phyllis is released from Stillwell Prison for Women, she tells Tommy about the two men and their racket, and he decides to escape, even though he has only a month more to serve, and put an end to their scheme. He plans his break for the night of the prison's "varsity show" and tells Chipper and Darby, who promise to help him. But the pair tie up Tommy and make the break themselves, dressed as women. They go to Springfield, save the victim's money, get a confession from Mitchell and Douglas clearing Tommy and Helen, turn them over to the sheriff...and race back to Rockwell to find their team behind 14-9 late in the game. Can they lead old Rockwell to a comeback victory?
172.
Five of a Kind (1938) as Writer
173.
Annabel Takes a Tour (1938) as Longshoreman
A movie star on tour gets thrown into a variety of wacky publicity stunts.
174.
Carefree (1938) as Policeman
A psychiatrist falls in love with the woman he's supposed to be nudging into marriage with someone else.
175.
Time Out for Murder (1938) as Doorman
A bank runner (Kellard) is accused of killing a woman (Hussey) for whom he deposited a large amount. Reporter (Stuart) and bank official (Stuart) investigate.
176.
Love on a Budget (1938) as Furniture mover
177.
Road Demon (1938) as Beefy
178.
Spring Madness (1938) as Cop
A Harvard man romances a coed from a nearby college.
179.
Bringing Up Baby (1938) as Zoo official
A madcap heiress upsets the staid existence of a straitlaced scientist.
180.
Rascals (1938) as Officer
A Gypsy band takes lots of stuff but always in a good cause. Led by Jane Withers, they pick up a socialite (Hundson) who has amnesia. She works as a fortune teller and raises enough money for an operation to regain her memory.
181.
The Amazing Doctor Clitterhouse (1938) as Sergeant
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
182.
Newsboys' Home (1938) as Policeman
183.
Keep Smiling (1938) as First electrician
Jane breaks into the film business while also reviving the flagging career of her film director uncle (Wilcoxon) and getting him hooked up with his secretary (Stuart).
184.
Straight Place and Show (1938) as Detective
Three loonies become professional wrestlers to help a young man get into horse racing.
185.
Gateway (1938) as Guard
Irish immigrant (Whalen) meets returning war correspondent (Ameche) on a liner bound for New York. When she resists the amors of another passenger, charges result in her being detained at Ellis Island.
186.
The Devil's Party (1938) as Sergeant Enders
187.
Goodbye Broadway (1938) as Bus driver
188.
The Rage of Paris (1938) as Truck driver
A penniless woman sets out to snare a rich husband.
189.
Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Policeman
An ambitious secretary uses the men in her life to turn herself into a radio star.
190.
Thanks for the Memory (1938) as Flanahan, the landlord
A struggling novelist living well beyond his means refuses the financial support of his wife.
191.
The Texans (1938) as Sergeant Grady
192.
Wake Up and Live (1937) as Murphy
193.
The Go Getter (1937) as Policeman
A Navy veteran with one leg fights to make himself a success.
194.
Danger Patrol (1937) as Gabby Donovan
Tempers ignite when an explosives carrier falls in love with a colleague's daughter.
195.
Jim Hanvey, Detective (1937) as Smith
196.
We're on the Jury (1937) as Officer Clark
A jury member sets out to prove a murder defendant innocent.
197.
High, Wide and Handsome (1937) as Foreman
The setting is a small town in 1870s Pennsylvania. Sally Waterson and her father have stopped in town with their traveling medicine show, but when their wagon catches fire, they find themselves stranded. They're taken in by Mrs. Cortlandt and her grandson, Peter, who is trying to set up a pipeline that will supply oil throughout the state. Sally and Peter soon fall in love and marry. Neither their marriage nor Peter's pipe dreams flow too smoothly.
198.
You Can't Buy Luck (1937) as Butch
A racehorse owner tries to buy victory by performing good deeds, but gets mixed up in murder instead.
199.
Off to the Races (1937) as Truck driver
200.
45 Fathers (1937) as Policeman
201.
Madame X (1937) as Mat
When she kills a blackmailer, a woman is defended by the son she abandoned years earlier.
202.
When Love Is Young (1937) as Policeman
203.
Back in Circulation (1937) as Policeman
A reporter tries to win her editor''''s heart by solving a murder case.
204.
A Girl with Ideas (1937) as Eddie
205.
Big City (1937) as Dumb cop
An honest cab driver fights against corruption.
206.
Nancy Steele Is Missing! (1937) as Guard
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.
207.
The Great O'Malley (1937) as Radio car cop
A ruthless cop gets mixed up with a man who''''s only turned to crime to help his crippled daughter.
208.
Wallaby Jim of the Islands (1937) as Morgan
209.
Great Guy (1937) as Al
It's the New York Department of Weights and Measures vs. a systematic effort to cheat the public by giving them less product than they pay for...organized by crooked city alderman Marty Cavanaugh, who put the last chief deputy inspector in the hospital. The new man, pugnacious Johnny Cave, steps on the toes of influential merchants and gets increasing pressure, both political and strong-arm, to desist. Will the luck (if not the pluck) of the Irish pull him through?
210.
That's My Story (1937) as John
211.
Wives Never Know (1936) as Officer
212.
Ceiling Zero (1936) as Doc Wilson
War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline. Dizzy is fooling with one of the younger pilot's girl-friend and due to this, he changes flights with Texas. Texas' plane crashes attempting to land on their airfield under extremly bad weather circumstances, he is killed in this accident. Dizzy feels guilty for his friend's death and takes the next flight under even worse circumstances, testing a new anti-ice device on the plane.
213.
Two in a Crowd (1936) as Policeman
When two halves of a thousand-dollar bill are discovered in the snow, the penniless pair that individually grabs each half must come to terms. Actress Julia Wayne needs the whole $1,000, and so does sportsman Larry Stevens. Since compromise will serve neither of their needs, they are stalemated - until complications arise.
214.
Anything Goes (1936) as First detective
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English heiress who ran away from home and is now being returned to England. He also discovers that his boss is on the ship. To avoid discovery, he disguises himself as the gangster accomplice of a minister, who is actually a gangster on the run from the law.
215.
The Bride Comes Home (1936) as Taxi driver
216.
Wanted! Jane Turner (1936) as Mike
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
218.
A Son Comes Home (1936) as 2nd truck driver
219.
Dangerous Waters (1936) as Bosun
220.
The Walking Dead (1936) as Guard
A framed man comes back from the dead to seek revenge.
221.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) as Second bodyguard
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
222.
Hearts in Bondage (1936) as "Mac" McPherson
223.
Roaming Lady (1936) as Andy Nelson
224.
Stage Struck (1936) as Riordan
Broadway hopefuls put on a show.
225.
My Man Godfrey (1936) as Detective
A zany heiress tries to help a tramp by making him the family butler.
226.
Nobody's Fool (1936) as Tom
227.
So Red the Rose (1935) as Cavalryman
SO RED THE ROSE is King Vidor's quietly affecting Civil War romance, starring Margaret Sullavan as a Southern aristocrat, the mistress of a Southern plantation, whose sheltered life is torn apart by the War between the States. During the war's darkest days she is sustained by her love for a distant cousin, a Confederate officer, played by Randolph Scott.
228.
False Pretenses (1935) as Mike O'Reilly
229.
Behind the Green Lights (1935) as Moran
Derived loosely from the popular-in-its-day autobiography of NY Police captain Cornelius W. "The Gang Buster" Willemse. Mary Kennedy, the daughter of police lieutenant Jim Kennedy, works for an unethical criminal attorney and is corrupted by the association. But she sees the light when she twists the law to obtain the acquittal of a client and the man later shoots her father. Mary then enlists the aid of Detective Dave Britten in hopes of bringing down the crooks for whom she works.
230.
Music Is Magic (1935) as Mickey
Vaudevillians supporting the musical efforts of aging Hollywood star Diane de Valle decide to head for Tinseltown themselves when de Valle's high salary and low drawing power cancel the revue. Managing to land roles in a de Valle musical movie, perky Peggy is rescued from the chorus line by the tricks of her boyfriend Jack, who uses bravado to usurp de Valle's role in favor of Peggy, who is more suited to the bouncy musical.
231.
We're in the Money (1935) as O'Rourke
Gold-digging process servers set their sights on a breach of promise defendant.
232.
Hands Across the Table (1935) as Pinky Kelly
A manicurist uses her beauty and emery board to snag a rich husband.
233.
A Notorious Gentleman (1935) as Detective
234.
The Gilded Lily (1935) as Guard
A news reporter turns the woman he loves into a media star after she rejects an aristocrat''s marriage proposal.
235.
The Man on the Flying Trapeze (1935) as Patrolman No. 1
A henpecked husband''''s lie gets him in trouble at home and at work.
236.
Ginger (1935) as Detective
237.
Hold 'Em Yale (1935) as
238.
Two for Tonight (1935) as Taxi driver
239.
Here Comes Cookie (1935) as Policeman
240.
The Irish in Us (1935) as
The sons of an Irish family have to choose among police work, prize fighting and love.
241.
One New York Night (1935) as Trench
A farmer on the loose in Manhattan finds a dead body in the next hotel room.
242.
The Lemon Drop Kid (1934) as Sullivan
243.
Behold My Wife! (1934) as Connolly
After Michael Carter's fiancée commits suicide, Michael vows to seek revenge on his wealthy family, who sabotaged their marriage. He drives across the country angrily, and lands up at a saloon, where he is shot by an Indian, Pete. Pete's girlfriend, Tonita nurses Michael's wound and falls in love with him. Michael realizes this, proposes marriage to Tonita - a perfect revenge for his prejudice family. They marry and he takes her to New York, in full Indian dress hoping to embarrass the family. The press and society mock the Carters - to Michael's delight. Tonita's confused as to why Michael doesn't want to consummate their marriage. At a coming out party for Tonita, set up by Diana (Michael's sister), Tonita's a big hit. Michael becomes angry for his family has "won". Tonita realizes the true reason for their marriage, and finds comfort with Bob, Diana's lover. Diana catches Tonita and Bob together and kills Bob, but, Tonita takes the blame and is arrested, for this is the perfect revenge on Michael. Now, Michael realizes he loves Tonita....
244.
Bachelor of Arts (1934) as Policeman
245.
The Band Plays On (1934) as Lumberjack
Four street kids mend their ways when they take up football.
246.
Gallant Lady (1934) as
247.
Wild Gold (1934) as Eddie Sparks
248.
Port of Lost Dreams (1934) as "Porky"
249.
She Had to Choose (1934) as Higgins
250.
We Live Again (1934) as Warden's assistant
A Russian nobleman discovers the peasant girl he once seduced has turned to crime.
251.
David Harum (1934) as Bill Montague
Rogers plays a small town banker in the 1890s whose chief rival is the deacon (Middleton) with whom he has traded horse flesh. Taylor is a bank teller who places a winning $4,500 bet on a 10-1 harness racing horse, making him Rogers' bank partner.
252.
Belle of the Nineties (1934) as Stogie
A cabaret entertainer shifts her operations to New Orleans and becomes exceedingly popular with the local men.
253.
She Was a Lady (1934) as Bull
254.
Good Dame (1934) as Man in hotel room
255.
3 on a Honeymoon (1934) as Poker player
256.
Side Streets (1934) as Cop
A lady furrier marries a lovesick sailor then has to deal with his checkered past.
257.
Registered Nurse (1934) as Pat
After her husband goes mad, a nurse fights off the advances of two amorous doctors.
258.
The Girl in 419 (1933) as Lieutenant ["Babs"] Riley
259.
Blood Money (1933) as Man at police headquarters
260.
Gambling Ship (1933) as First deputy
Tired of the dangerous life as gambling boss, Ace Corbin 'retires' from the racket and travels cross-country by train to begin a new life with a new name. On the train, he meets Eleanor and they fall in love. Eleanor is afraid to tell Ace she's a soiled dove and Ace doesn't tell Eleanor of his shady past. Old enemies won't let Ace begin his new life, and old commitments's won't free Eleanor of her sordid ties. Ace's old life and Eleanor's deception collide with the typical results. But love conquers all!
261.
Three Cornered Moon (1933) as Mike
After losing their fortune, a family tries to find a way out of their predicament.

Cast (short)

262.
So You're Going to Be a Father (1947)
In this comedic short, Joe McDoakes faces numerous anxieties in becoming a new father. Vitaphone Release 1552A.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute