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Cast (feature film)

Money from Home (1954) as Judge
Matt and Dean are in trouble. Dean owes tons of gambling debts. To pay it off, he promises to fix a horse, so that it does not run. To do that, he intends to use his animal lover, veterenian apprentice cousin, Jerry to do this. Of course, he doesn't tell Jerry the real reason. Hilarity ensues as mistaken identies are assumed, while along the way, Jerry meets a female vet and Dean falls for the owner of the horse he's promised to fix. Goons and mobsters are also lurking around; so beware!
The Last Posse (1953) as Davis
Flashbacks reveal how a posse after stolen money returned empty handed.
Tonight We Sing (1953) as Mr. Granek
O. Henry's Full House (1952) as A. J. Crump
Five stories reveal O. Henry''''s gift for the surprise ending.
When in Rome (1952) as Mr. Wigland
A con artist disguises himself as a priest, then begins to believe the role.
Army Bound (1952) as Mr. Harris
Carrie (1952) as O'Brien
A married man''''s passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
Disc Jockey (1951) as Western character
Angels in the Outfield (1951) as Doctor Jordan
The short-tempered manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates mends his ways in return for a little divine assistance.
Street Bandits (1951) as William Carrington
Pier 23 (1951) as Dr. Earl J. Tompkins
Double Dynamite (1951) as J. L. McKissack
A bank teller reaps the rewards of saving a gangster's life, but can't reveal where he got the money.
Intruder in the Dust (1950) as Mr. Mallison
Only a young boy and an old woman stand between an innocent black man and a lynch mob.
The Traveling Saleswoman (1950) as J. L. King
To Please a Lady (1950) as Bainsville official
A ruthless race-car driver falls for a crusading journalist out to clean up the sport.
Gun Crazy (1950) as Mallenberg
Two disturbed young people release their fascination with guns through a crime spree.
Kill the Umpire (1950) as Hotel manager
To appease his family, a retired baseball player signs up for umpire school.
Union Station (1950) as Conductor Skelly
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
Adventure in Baltimore (1949) as Chairman
A turn-of-the-century socialite joins the women''''s suffrage movement.
The Judge Steps Out (1949) as Judge Davis
A judge flees the pressures of professional and family life for a job as a short-order cook.
Prison Warden (1949) as Greene
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949) as Conductor
Saloon-bar singer Freddie gets very angry whenever boyfriend Blackie seems to be playing around. She always packs a six-shooter, so this is bad news for anything that happens to be in the way. As this is usually the local judge's rear-end, Freddie and friend Conchita are soon hiding out teaching school in the middle of nowhere.
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Railroad conductor
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
Joe Palooka in the Big Fight (1949) as Commissioner Harris
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer: Boris Karloff (1949) as Lawrence Crandall
Lost Caverns Hotel bellhop Freddie Phillips is suspected of murder. Swami Talpur tries to hypnotize Freddie into confessing, but Freddie is too stupid for the plot to work. Inspector Wellman uses Freddie to get the killer (and it isn't the Swami).
The Lone Wolf and His Lady (1949) as Shamus O'Brien
A reformed thief tracks a stolen jewel to clear his name.
The Doolins of Oklahoma (1949) as Conducter
An outlaw tries to leave the family gang and go straight.
Bad Men of Tombstone (1949) as John Mattson
Fighting Father Dunne (1948) as Mr. Dunfee
A dedicated priest tries to reform a group of homeless boys in turn-of-the-century St. Louis.
Silver River (1948) as Teller
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
Every Girl Should Be Married (1948) as Gogarty
A young woman uses scientific research to trap a man into marriage.
Rusty Leads the Way (1948) as Harry Ainsworth
A boy and his dog help a bitter blind girl adjust to life.
Docks of New Orleans (1948) as Oscar Swendstrom
The LaFontanne Chemical Company is shipping out a load of we're not sure what, disguised as something entirely different. Mr. Pereaux and Mr. Grock don't want that shipment to ever arrive anywhere, and they and a man named Aquirre mean to stop it at any cost. The ship's owner, Mr. Fontanne, smells a large rat and calls Chan in on the case, since the famous detective is in New Orleans because, well, because he felt like being in New Orleans, I guess. Chan gets what facts there are from LaFontanne, who is promply set upon by a gang who attempt to kidnap him, but fail. Mr. LaFontanne's partners come up with some insurance; just by chance they tell him, a partnership agreement (why they would have been running a company all this time without one is another large mystery which will not be solved) that bestows upon the living partners the portion owned by a deceased partner. Then the guy who invented the formula for the poison gas that the company is making but who was, in his opinion, swindled out of his rights to make a profit from it, shows up and threatens LaFontanne with a gun. Well, he turns out to be a harmless crank. Or is he? Everyone seems suspect, clues are boundless but don't seem to fit into any particular pattern or too many patterns, take your pick. But Chan must solve the mystery before Monogram is depleted of out-of-date film stock. Can he?
An Act of Murder (1948) as Mr. Hart
When a judge learns his wife has terminal brain cancer, he begins to consider mercy-killing.
Out of the Storm (1948) as Chief Ryan
The Velvet Touch (1948) as Mr. Crouch
After accidentally killing her lecherous producer, a famous actress tries to hide her guilt.
Good Sam (1948) as Banker [Mr. Drew]
A family man helps out people in need and ends up broke in the process.
Smart Girls Don't Talk (1948) as Ballistics man
A society woman gets involved with a gangster only to find he has hidden plans.
The Dude Goes West (1948) as Horace Hotchkiss
A tenderfoot tries to help a miner's daughter protect her claim.
Easy Come, Easy Go (1947) as Bank teller
A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer." Barry Fitzgerald is a rapid fan of following the ponies (but none too good at picking the winners)and owns a shabby boarding house east of NYC's Third Avenue. Mostly, he never works, follows his hunches, philosphizes through most of the 77 minutes and changes the life course for most of those around him. His dependence upon his daughter (Diana Lynn) keeps him interfering with her romance with a returning WW II sailor (Sonny Tufts, just before Paramount finally gave up on him.) And he will stretch the truth beyond accepted boundaries. Fitzgerald's real-life brother Arthur Sheilds plays his brother who he has built up to be a rich man, but who is really a diver working for the police department. Could have been a ten if there had been a leprechaun or two or Pat O'Brien in the cast.
Out of the Past (1947) as Canby Miller
A private eye becomes the dupe of a homicidal moll.
Variety Girl (1947) as Stage manager, Grauman's Chinese
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
Millie's Daughter (1947) as Cummings
For the Love of Rusty (1947) as Hebble
A dog helps a boy and his father sort out their differences.
Key Witness (1947) as Custer Bidwell
The Beginning or the End (1947) as Harried editor
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
Merton of the Movies (1947) as Mr. Gashwiler
A star-struck hick goes to Hollywood to become a star.
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947) as Charles Frohman
True story of composer Jerome Kern's rise to the top on Broadway and in Hollywood.
My Brother Talks to Horses (1947) as Mr. Gibley
A small boy's secret gifts help him pick racetrack winners.
The Perils of Pauline (1947) as Stage manager
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
California (1947) as Barrett
"Wicked" Lily Bishop joins a wagon train to California, led by Michael Fabian and Johnnny Trumbo, but news of the Gold Rush scatters the train. When Johnny and Michael finally arrive, Lily is rich from her saloon and storekeeper (former slaver) Pharaoh Coffin is bleeding the miners dry. But worse troubles are ahead: California is inching toward statehood, and certain people want to make it their private empire.
The Unfinished Dance (1947) as Murphy
A young dance student accidentally cripples a teacher she doesn't like.
Till the End of Time (1946) as Ed Tompkins
A returning World War II veteran falls for a troubled war widow.
The Hoodlum Saint (1946) as Mr. Samuels
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
If I'm Lucky (1946) as Governor Quilby
Colonel Urias J. Magonnagle (Edgar Buchanan) is running for Governor, against a crooked incumbent, and glib-tongued Wally M. Jones (Phil Silvers) persaudes him to build his campaign around performances by Earl Gordon (Harry James) and his band, including vocalists Terry (Vivian Blaine) and Allen Clark (Perry Como.) The performers (including Carmen Miranda as Michelle O'Toole) perform, Magonnagle orates and the citizens are buying. The crooked political machine gets worried and a few plot twists later (as can only be performed by four screenplay writers evidently in separate rooms), Clark has replaced Magonnagle as the candidate.
Two Sisters from Boston (1946) as Uncle Jonathan
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.
The Killers (1946) as George
An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer's beneficiary.
Without Reservations (1946) as Mr. Randall
A woman writer falls for a war hero who''''s a perfect match for the hero of her latest novel.
The Blue Dahlia (1946) as Mr. Hughes, assistant hotel manager
A veteran fights to prove he didn''''t kill his cheating wife.
The Secret Heart (1946) as Minister
A recent widow tries to help her emotionally disturbed stepdaughter.
Notorious (1946) as Defense council
A U.S. agent recruits a German expatriate to infiltrate a Nazi spy ring in Brazil.
The Sailor Takes a Wife (1946) as Auction attendant
A sailor gets more than he bargained for from a quickie marriage.
Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946) as Box Smith
A retired Army officer fights to save his hometown''''s Confederate monument.
The Virginian (1946) as Ben
Best friends become enemies when one signs on with a rustler.
So Goes My Love (1946) as Mr. Fister
An inventor rises to fame with the support of his loving wife.
The Bride Wore Boots (1946) as Clergyman
Ziegfeld Follies (1946) as Warden in "Pay the Two Dollars"
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Horace Biggs
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
Frisco Sal (1945) as Hotel clerk
Sal comes to the Barbary Coast from New England to find out who murdered her brother. She gets a job signing in Dude's saloon, falls in love with Dude, then wonders if he might be involved in the murder.
Boston Blackie's Rendezvous (1945) as Arthur Manleder
A reformed thief helps the police stop an escaped maniac''''s killing spree.
Let's Go Steady (1945) as Mr. Cluett
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945) as Conductor
On a trip to visit his parents, detective Nick Charles gets mixed up in a murder investigation.
Crime, Inc. (1945) as Newspaper editor
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (1945) as Slavin
Bachelor Harry Quincey, head designer in a small-town cloth factory, lives with his selfish sisters, glamorous hypochondriac Lettie and querulous widow Hester. His developing relationship with new colleague Deborah Brown promises happiness at last...thwarted by passive, then increasingly active opposition from one sister. Will Harry resort to desperate measures?
A Medal for Benny (1945) as Pepster
Dangerous Partners (1945) as Doctor
A young couple''''s accident could make them rich, if they can evade a Nazi spy ring.
Carolina Blues (1944) as Mayor
When he loses his lead singer, bandleader Kay Kyser can''''t find a replacement he likes.
It Happened Tomorrow (1944) as Bartender
A newspaper editor writes headlines that predict the future.
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944) as Judge
General Jimmy Doolittle trains American troops for the first airborne attacks on Japan.
Bathing Beauty (1944) as Jonathan
A songwriter enrolls in an all-girl school to court a pretty gym teacher.
And the Angels Sing (1944) as Editor
The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel (Raymond Walburn) to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge of town where a band led by Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is playing. Bobby takes the ten dollars and runs it up to $190 at the dice table. Happy hits on Nancy but she rebuffs him. He doesn't have the money to pay his band and borrows the gambling winnings from Bobby on the pretext that he will give her a job with his band. Bobby discovers the next day that Happy has hastily departed for New York. The girls follow to a night club where he is working and, after an audition, the manager is willing to give Happy a contract if the girls will sing with his band.
Barbary Coast Gent (1944) as Elias Porter
A bandit from the gold fields moves to San Francisco and tries to go straight.
The Great Moment (1944) as Judge Shipman
A 19th-century dentist sets out to find a painless method for pulling teeth in this true story.
Up in Mabel's Room (1944) as Justice of the peace
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) as Doc Bissell
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
Weird Woman (1944) as Prof. Septimus Carr
While on a South Seas trip, a professor falls in love with marries an exotic native woman. What he doesn't know is that she was raised by superstitious natives who believe her to be some kind of supernatural being.
The Big Noise (1944) as Digby
Although they are only janitors at a detective agency, the boys pass themselves off as sleuths and are engaged to guard an inventor delivering a new bomb. They outwit enemy agents after the bomb and wind up sinking a Japanese submarine.
Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944) as Anderson
Henry Aldrich (James Lydon) tries to match his unfriendly teacher, Mr. Bradley (vaughan Glaser) with a wife. Henry hopes the teacher will become friendly enough to let him graduate with honors so he can use an inheritance for college.
Up in Arms (1944) as Dr. Weavermacher
A hypochondriac''''s imagined illnesses aren''''t enough to keep him out of the military.
The Lady and the Monster (1944) as Dr. Martin
The Woman in the Window (1944) as Druggist
A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.
Since You Went Away (1944) as The conductor
A mother and wife struggle to cope while her husband is off serving in World War II.
My Kingdom for a Cook (1943) as Mr. Carter
An English author must search for a new cook when he moves to rural Massachusetts.
The Pride of the Yankees (1943) as Department store manager
Baseball legend Lou Gehrig faces a crippling disease at the height of his success.
How's About It? (1943) as Martin
Marion Bliss (Grace McDonald), a frustrated poetess, brings a lawsuit that alleges her pet verse has been purloined by the head, George Selby (Robert Paige), of a giant music publishing house. Alf (Shemp Howard) is a less-than- adequate process server creating problems, while the Andrews Sisters are elevator operators at the company who break out singing at every opportunity.
All by Myself (1943) as Mr. Blake
You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith (1943) as Judge
A young woman marries a soldier to fulfill the conditions of a will. However, when she gets ready to divorce him, she realizes that she actually loves him, and determines to find a way to stay married to him.
She Has What It Takes (1943) as Mr. Jason
An aspiring actress pretends to be a beloved stage star''''s daughter.
Unknown Guest (1943) as George Nadroy
Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour (1943) as Mr. Jennifer
Hello Frisco, Hello (1943) as Burkham
Shantytown (1943) as Col. Daws
Slightly Dangerous (1943) as Doctor
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
Salute to the Marines (1943) as Dr. Craig
A retired Marine gets caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign.
True to Life (1943) as Radio Pop
A writer for a radio program needs some fresh ideas to juice up his show. For inspiration, he rents a room with a typical American family and begins to secretly write about their true life antics. The show becomes a big hit, but he begins to feel guilty about his charade when he falls in love with the family's pretty older daughter.
Du Barry Was a Lady (1943) as Husband
A night club employee dreams he's Louis XV, and the star he idolizes is his lady love.
Best Foot Forward (1943) as Professor
A movie star wreaks havoc when she accepts an invitation to a military academy dance.
The Meanest Man in the World (1943) as Mr. Chambers
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.
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) as Dr. Anderson
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
Her Cardboard Lover (1942) as Attorney for hotel
A flirt tries to make her fiance jealous by hiring a gigolo.
This Gun for Hire (1942) as Stranger
A hired killer dodges police while tracking down the enemy agents who tried to frame him.
Yokel Boy (1942) as Bank president
The War Against Mrs. Hadley (1942) as Reporter
A Washington matron tries to ignore the effects of World War II.
We Were Dancing (1942) as Clerk
A Polish princess gives up society for the love of a gigolo.
Valley of the Sun (1942) as Governor
A government spy goes after a crooked Indian agent in Arizona.
Whispering Ghosts (1942) as Conroy
The Lone Star Ranger (1942) as Sheriff
Joan of Ozark (1942) as Mayor Fadden
Springtime in the Rockies (1942) as Brown
A pair of Broadway partners threaten to breakup after old flames enter the picture.
Rings on Her Fingers (1942) as Conductor
A sales woman at a department store works with two con artists and falls in love with a victim of one of their schemes.
Mississippi Gambler (1942) as Sheriff
A journalist finds out, that a plantation owner he meets is a gangster the police is looking for, who has changed his face with plastic surgery.
Remember the Day (1942) as Mr. Roberts
An elderly schoolteacher, waiting to meet a presidential nominee, recalls the time when he was her student.
You Can't Escape Forever (1942) as Judge Hardaker
Although she's been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
You're Telling Me (1942) as Judge
Other than the title, this film has no connection at all to the 1934 W.C. Fields film of the same title even though some sources give the plot of the Fields' film as the plot of this film. Hubert Abercrombie Gumm (Hugh Herbert), a flighty, eccentric screwball (what else)acquires a job as an executive at a radio station at the insistence of his only-slightly less eccentric aunt Fannie Handley (Esther Dale), who is married to one of the company owners, Ernest Truex. After mixing up the script pages to the various radio programs, Hubert sets out to get the name of a returning explorer on a contract for the radio station.
The Magnificent Dope (1942) as [Frank] Mitchell
Dwight Dawson, who runs an unsuccessful success school, stages a contest to find the biggest failure in the USA, for publicity value when the "dope" takes his course. But winner Tad Page is contented with his idle, lazy life and threatens to convert Dawson's other students to his philosophy. Dawson captalizes on Tad's attraction to Claire Harris to win him over; but will Tad find out Claire is really engaged to Dawson?
Sweater Girl (1942) as Doctor
Night in New Orleans (1942) as Dr. Brady, coroner's physician
Pardon My Stripes (1942) as Warden Jones
Youth on Parade (1942) as Dr. Witherspoon
Get Hep to Love (1942) as Judge Rumsey
Tales of Manhattan (1942) as [Soupy] Davis
New Yorkers from all walks of life come into contact with a supposedly cursed tailcoat.
Sullivan's Travels (1942) as Mr. Carson
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
Calling Dr. Gillespie (1942) as Salesman
A wheelchair-bound doctor fights off a homicidal maniac.
The Palm Beach Story (1942) as Prospect
To finance her husband's career, a married woman courts an eccentric millionaire.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) as Metropolitan Mission leader
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
High Sierra (1941) as Druggist
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
Blossoms in the Dust (1941) as Senator
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
The Parson of Panamint (1941) as Timothy Hadley
Sleepers West (1941) as Conductor Lyons
Detective Shayne is on a train headed for San Francisco with a surprise witness (Hughes) whom many on board would like to keep from testifying at a murder trial.
A Man Betrayed (1941) as Langworthy
Attorney Lynn Hollister investigates the murder of his friend in the big city. Along the way, he manages to fall in love with the daughter of his chief suspect.
Mountain Moonlight (1941) as Lawyer Talbot
Night of January 16th (1941) as Williamson
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.
Week-End in Havana (1941) as Passenger
A ship company employee, Jay Williams (John Payne), is sent to Florida where one of the company cruise ships is stuck on a reef off of the coast. He obtains waivers from all of the passengers with the exception of Nan Spencer (Alice Faye), a department store salesgirl who wants her vacation NOW, not later. Jay is instructed to take Nan to Havana and set her up in the best hotel and keep her entertained. She visits a night club where the star attraction is Rosita Rivas (Carmen Miranda), and meets Rosita's worthless manager, Monte Blanca (Cesar Romero), who makes a play for her. Trouble also comes in the form of Jay's fiancee, Terry McCracken (Cobina Wright Jr.), when a romance develops between Nan and Jay.
Sis Hopkins (1941) as Office worker
Barnacle Bill (1941) as Minister
A fishing boat captain searches for romance in hopes of improving his financial picture.
Footsteps in the Dark (1941) as Willis
An aspiring mystery writer stumbles on to a real murder.
Last of the Duanes (1941) as Banker
In 1870 Texas a man (Montgomery) comes home to find his father murdered. He trails an outlaw till he finds out he's part of a gang, then calls in the Texas Rangers.
Hold That Ghost (1941) as Jenkins
Two bumbling gas station attendants find themselves stranded in a haunted house.
The Stork Pays Off (1941) as District Attorney
Gangster Deak Foster (Victory Jory) and his three henchmen, Brains Moran (Maxie Rosenbloom), Ears-to-the-Ground Hinkle (Horace MacMahon) and Photofinish Farris (George McKay), take over what they think is a night club run by a rival, Stud Rocco (Ralf Harold), only to discover it is a nursery run by Irene Perry (Rochelle Hudson). All fall under the benign influence to the point where the three henchmen go to night school to be educated and Deak falls in love with Julie.
The Get-Away (1941) as Conductor
A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.
Manhattan Heartbeat (1940) as Pawnbroker
The Great McGinty (1940) as Watcher at barber shop
A hobo rises to town mayor when he hooks up with a crooked political boss.
Knute Rockne--All American (1940) as Professor
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
Yesterday's Heroes (1940) as Mr. Kellogg
He Married His Wife (1940) as Prisoner
A race horse owner pays so much attention to business that he winds up divorced from his wife.
You're Not So Tough (1940) as Lacey
The Dead End Kids are out of the slums of New York's East Side and running around the sunny valleys of California looking for a way to make a quick buck. The idea of working never enters their minds until Halop is egged on by Grey to show his capabilities. Before long, he and Hall are working on the ranch of Galli, an elderly Italian woman who treats her workers like human beings instead of animals. Galli's son disappeared as an infant, and Halop tries to convince her that he is that long lost son, thus possibly sharing in her wealth. Galli is such a good person that Halop is soon motivated by respect instead of greed, so he devises a plan to help her when truckers and a labor organization band together to keep her crops from making it to market.
Christmas in July (1940) as Mr. Waterbury
An unemployed dreamer thinks he's won a big radio contest.
Saps at Sea (1940) as Mr. Sharp
Two factory workers accidentally set sail with an escaped killer.
Slightly Tempted (1940) as Justice of Peace
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.
I Love You Again (1940) as Mr. Wayne
A solid married man discovers he's forgotten a past existence as a con artist.
Swanee River (1940) as Erwin
More fictional than factual biography of Stephen Foster. Songwriter from Pittsburgh falls in love with the South, marries a Southern gal (Leeds), then is accused of sympathizing when the Civil War breaks out.
Double Alibi (1940) as Coroner
We Who Are Young (1940) as Examiner
A man violates company policy by getting married.
I Want a Divorce (1940) as Mr. Buell
Lillian Russell (1940) as Mr. Sloane
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by bandleader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940) as Dan
A man involved in a crime (Nolan) kills his key witness by mistake and resigns himself to death. He changes his name so as not to harm his family. The law is not content with his explanation, however.
The Underpup (1939) as Lawyer
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Third speaker
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
The Honeymoon's Over (1939) as [Roger] Burton
Flight at Midnight (1939) as Hank Neary
Spinner McGee (Phil Reagan), devil-may-care mail pilot volunteers his courage and skill for the task of raising $100,000 to save the small airport owned by Pop Hussey (Harlan Briggs) from being condemned. Spinner's recklessness, combined with the efforts of others who have a vested interest in seeing the field closed, make it a hard task to accomplish, but Colonel Roscoe Turner (played by Colonel Roscoe Turner who was always billed with his rank) is on hand to help.
Hidden Power (1939) as Downey
Frontier Marshal (1939) as Mayor [John] Henderson
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).
Barricade (1939) as Telegraph manager
The Cisco Kid and the Lady (1939) as Sheriff
Just as Harbison kills a miner, Cisco and Gordito arrive and the dying miner rips his map into three pieces. Harbison tries to get the other two pieces but Cisco continues to outwit him. When Cisco takes the map from Billie who took it from Harbison, she identifies him and he is jailed. Having a change of heart she has a plan to get him out and he has a plan to trap Harbison.
Rose of Washington Square (1939) as Dexter
A singer struggles to keep her criminal boyfriend from trouble.
Five Little Peppers and How They Grew (1939) as Dr. Spence
A case of measles gets a working class family mixed up with a blustering businessman's clan.
Here I Am a Stranger (1939) as Landlord
The Rains Came (1939) as Reverend Elmer Simon
A Hindu doctor's affair with a British noblewoman is disrupted by a violent flood.
Charlie Chan in Reno (1939) as Professor
Mary Whitman has gone to Reno to obtain a divorce. While there she is arrested on suspicion of murdering a fellow guest at her hotel (which specializes in divorcers). There are many others at the hotel who wanted the victim out of the way. Charlie comes from his home in Honolulu to solve the murder.
Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (1939) as Mr. MacMahon
A teenage boy falls in love with his drama teacher.
They All Come Out (1939) as Educational director
A young man sentenced to jail, attempts to reform himself and his fellow inmates.
Wife, Husband and Friend (1939) as Hotel manager
A husband and wife train to be opera singers.
Inside Story (1939) as Doctor
At the Circus (1939) as Conductor
The Marx Bros. team up to keep a circus from going bankrupt.
Bad Little Angel (1939) as Mr. Simms
An orphan on the run tries to find a new home.
Invitation to Happiness (1939) as Reporter
Trainer Pop Hardy thinks his heavyweight boxer 'King' Cole could be champ...some day; he wants to sell a half interest in Cole to his rich friend Wayne. Wayne's daughter Eleanor is disdainful, but brash Cole manages to get under her skin. Can a society dame and a mug find happiness together? And can she wait for his slow rise to fame?
Blondie Brings Up Baby (1939) as Elderly man
Blondie and Dagwood Bumstead lose Baby Dumpling as well as Daisy the dog.
Society Smugglers (1939) as Dr. Henry Lee
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as Pharmacist
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
Double Danger (1938) as Dr. Hilliard
A jewel thief faces surprising competition when he tries to rob the police commissioner''''s home.
Saleslady (1938) as Steele
Delinquent Parents (1938) as Mayor Wharton
Rich boy marries poor girl. Poor girl gets pregnant. Rich boy's parents don't know they're married, forbid him to see her anymore. Rich boy dumps poor girl, poor girl gives baby up for adoption. Rich boy and his family are happy, poor girl and her family are miserable...
I'll Give a Million (1938) as Gilman
After saving a tramp (Lorre) from suicide, a millionaire (Baxter) takes his clothing and disappears. Word is out that he will give a million dollars to anyone who is kind of a tramp.
Little Tough Guy (1938) as Superintendent
The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young man--who turns out to be the son of the District Attorney who sent the boy's father to the electric chair.
Four Men and a Prayer (1938) as Cherrington's secretary
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate.
Straight Place and Show (1938) as Grouch
Three loonies become professional wrestlers to help a young man get into horse racing.
The Arkansas Traveler (1938) as Banker
Hold That Co-Ed (1938) as Spokesman
While running for governor a politician aids a needy college by plotting to assure victory for their football team. Though to be a parody of Huey Long and his machine.
Meet the Girls (1938) as Ship's doctor
Kentucky (1938) as Racing secretary
A Romeo and Juliet love story set amidst horseracing.
Exclusive (1937) as City editor
Artists and Models (1937) as Early
An ad man gets his model girlfriend to pose as a debutante for a new campaign.
Love Is News (1937) as Salesman
John Meade's Woman (1937) as Mr. Gallatin
Ever Since Eve (1937) as President of the Purity League
A plain-jane by day and a beauty by night, a secretary juggles two identities in order to keep her job and win her boss's heart.
Black Legion (1937) as Jones
A disgruntled factory worker is lured into joining a secret society out to terrorize foreigners.
Melody for Two (1937) as Armstrong
A singing bandleader signs on with an all-girls band.
Love Is on the Air (1937) as Mr. Butler
A crusading radio reporter takes on civic corruption.
Maytime (1937) as Committeeman
An opera star's manager tries to stop her romance with a penniless singer.
As Good As Married (1937) as Auto salesman
God's Country and the Woman (1937) as
A lady lumberjack falls for one of her workers, not realizing it's a business rival in disguise.
A Doctor's Diary (1937) as Father
Wells Fargo (1937) as Clerk
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
College Holiday (1936) as Mr. Smith
A group of men are invited to spend the summer with a lady hotelier interested in eugenics.
The Man I Marry (1936) as Minister
Mysterious Crossing (1936) as Conductor
Public Enemy's Wife (1936) as Justice of the peace
An escaped convict''''s bride joins forces with the FBI.
Killer at Large (1936) as William Bentley
The Case of the Black Cat (1936) as Rev. Stillwell
Perry Mason looks into a trio of murders heralded by the shriek of a cat.
I Married a Doctor (1936) as Prof. George Mott
An idealistic city girl moves to the country with her doctor husband.
Princess Comes Across (1936) as Master of ceremonies
A Brooklyn girl masquerades as a princess to land a Hollywood contract.
Three Men on a Horse (1936) as Man on bus
Gangsters kidnap a timid poet with a knack for picking winning horses.
Fury (1936) as Jailer
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
The Accusing Finger (1936) as Clerical employee
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.

Cast (short)

Mr. Whitney Had a Notion (1949)
A short dramatization of how Eli Whitney developed the system of interchangeable parts and mass-production after promising the U.S. War Department 10,000 muskets over two years.
Phantoms, Inc. (1945)
This short film focuses on fake "spiritualists" and psychics who con innocent people out of their money.
Soak the Poor (1937)
This short film deals with racketeers shaking down small grocers and working in on the relief tickets, designed to get food to the hungry and needy during the Depression.
Give Till It Hurts (1937)
This short film focuses on charity fraud.

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