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Music (feature film)

Comanche Station (1960) as Mus cond
After saving a woman kidnapped by Indians, a cowboy has to fight to get her back to civilization.
The Enemy General (1960) as Music Composition and Conducting
Van Johnson, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Dany Carrel, John Van Dreelen, Francoise Prevost. O.S.S. agent Van Johnson struggles with his conscience when he is ordered to smuggle the German general who killed his girl friend out of Nazi occupied France and into London.
Stop! Look! and Laugh! (1960) as Mus cond
Ventriloquist Paul Winchell tells his dummies the world''''s history, as interpreted by The Three Stooges.
The Flying Fontaines (1959) as Mus cond
After military service, a trapeze star fights to rebuild his career and his love life.
Have Rocket--Will Travel (1959) as Mus cond
Three janitors stumble onto the formula for rocket fuel.
Apache Territory (1958) as Mus cond
A cowboy sets out to try to stop an Indian war.
Crash Landing (1958) as Mus cond
The passengers and crew of a trans-Atlantic flight prepare for a crash landing at sea.
The True Story of Lynn Stuart (1958) as Mus cond
A concerned housewife goes undercover for the police to bust a drug ring.
Going Steady (1958) as Mus cond
Two high school students keep their marriage a secret until the girl gets pregnant.
The World Was His Jury (1958) as Mus cond
An ambitious defense attorney fights to clear a sea captain whose negligence caused a deadly wreck.
Screaming Mimi (1958) as Mus cond
A serial killer stalks an exotic dancer in New Orleans.
The Case Against Brooklyn (1958) as Mus cond
A rookie cop takes on criminals who have the local government in their pocket.
Return to Warbow (1958) as Mus cond
The Lineup (1958) as Mus cond
A pair of hit men track down a heroin shipment while the police get closer.
The Phantom Stagecoach (1957) as Mus cond
The 27th Day (1957) as Mus cond
Aliens give five people from different nations the power to destroy their enemies.
The Hellcats of the Navy (1957) as Mus cond
A submarine commander inadvertently causes the death of a romantic rival under his command.
No Time to Be Young (1957) as Music Composition
(Dra ''57,BW). Robert Vaughn, Roger Smith, Tom Pittman, Dorothy Green, Merry Anders, Kathy Nolan. Three teenager boys attempt to rob a supermarket resulting in the death of the store manager and dire consequences for the parties concerned. Several of the actors in this juvenile delinquent drama went on to become popular television stars - Robert Vaughn in THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E., Roger Smith in 77 SUNSET STRIP, and Kathy Nolan in THE REAL McCOYS.
Zombies of Mora-Tau (1957) as Mus cond
Sailors try to salvage a sunken treasure guarded by zombie seamen.
The Giant Claw (1957) as Music Supervisor
A giant anti-matter bird invades the Earth's atmosphere.
Domino Kid (1957) as Cond
Domino returns from the Civil War to find his ranch in ruins and his father murdered. Five men were responsible and four were identified. One by one Domino outdraws the four that were known, all being outlaws. There is only one left now. Domino does not know his identity but that man probably knows of Domino and his mission.
The Tijuana Story (1957) as Mus cond
(Dra ''57,BW). Rodolfo Acosta, James Darren, Robert McQueeney, Jean Willes, Joy Stoner, Robert Blake, Paul Newlan. Mexican newspaperman Rodolfo Acosta wages a one-man war against a powerful crime syndicate in this inspirational melodrama based on a real-life incident and narrated by the original reporter who broke the sensational story, Paul Coates.
The Hard Man (1957) as Mus cond
Madison is a Texas Ranger who resigns after he gets a reputation for bringing them back dead. He takes a job as deputy sheriff and quickly becomes embroiled in a range war against Greene, a rancher intent on taking over the whole range. He also begins an affair with French, Greene''s wife, who wants Madison to kill her husband for her. She ends up doing the job herself.
The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957) as Mus cond
A Union deserter helps a group of women fight off an Indian attack.
20 Million Miles to Earth (1957) as Mus cond
A crashed spaceship unleashes a rapidly growing monster from Venus.
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) as Mus cond
Space invaders attack Washington D.C.
7th Cavalry (1956) as Mus cond by
An alleged coward tries to redeem himself by reclaiming General Custer''''s body.
Miami Expose (1956) as Mus cond
A police detective uses the only witness to a gangland murder to smoke out the mobsters.
Blackjack Ketchum, Desperado (1956) as Mus cond
Howard Duff, Victor Jory, Maggie Mahoney, Angela Stevens, David Orrick, William Tannen. Retired gunslinger Howard Duff is forced to strap on his sidearms once more when cattle baron Victor Jory starts his strong arm tactics.
The Houston Story (1956) as Mus cond
A Texas oil driller schemes to steal millions of dollars in oil.
Rumble on the Docks (1956) as Mus cond
The leader of a New York street gang gets involved with mobster.
Battle Stations (1956) as Mus cond
Over-Exposed (1956) as Mus cond
The Werewolf (1956) as Music
A scientific experiment turns an innocent man into a bloodthirsty monster.
Inside Detroit (1956) as Mus cond
Uranium Boom (1956) as Mus cond
Ex-lumberjack Brad Collins (Dennis Morgan) and mining engineer Grady Mathews (William Talman) find uranium in the Colorado badlands. While Grady guards the claim, Brad goes to register it in town, where he meets and marries Jean Williams (Patricia Medina.) Returning to the claim, Brad learns that Jean was once Grady's fiancee, which is not a big stretch of the arm of coincidence in Sam Katzman's Clover Productions. Grady, as one would expect, is somewhat put out and leaves the mine in Brad's hands, while he hooks up with a confidence man and engineers a scheme to break the back of Brad's somewhat rapidly-created mining empire.
Reprisal! (1956) as Mus cond
New ranch owner Frank Madden, half Indian but posing as white, arrives just as an all white jury finds the three white Shipley brothers who lynched three Indians innocent. There is soon trouble between Frank and the Shipleys who are using Frank's land to graze their cattle. When the brother of one of the Indian victims kills a Shipley, Frank is accused and put in jail. The Shipleys then organize a lynch mob and head for the jail.
Secret of Treasure Mountain (1956) as Mus cond
The White Squaw (1956) as Mus cond
Fury at Gunsight Pass (1956) as Mus cond
Part of an outlaw gang rides into town to rob the bank and their accomplice is the local undertaker. The robbery goes awry and they are captured but the money is not found. While the prisoners are being transferred, the rest of the gang overpowers the posse, frees the prisoners, and returns to town. The undertaker's wife finds the money and tries to flee putting the townspeople's life in jeopardy as the outlaw leader plans to start shooting them unless he gets the money.
Pirates of Tripoli (1955) as Mus cond
A pirate tries to help a deposed Arabian princess reclaim her throne.
Creature with the Atom Brain (1955) as Mus cond
A gangster enlists a mad Nazi scientist to create an army of atomic zombies.
Teen-Age Crime Wave (1955) as Mus cond
Juvenile delinquents pull a young innocent into their crime spree.
Wyoming Renegades (1955) as Mus cond
Phil Carey, Gene Evans, Martha Hyer, William Bishop, Douglas Kennedy, Don Beddoe. Butch Cassidy tries to enlist former outlaw Phil Carey in his lawless gang but is thwarted by Carey''s fiancee (Martha Hyer) and her task force of women sharpshooters. One of the minor villains is Aaron Spelling, who in 1960 was to launch himself to fame as the producer of Zane Grey Theatre and later as the idea man behind "Charlie''s Angels".
Jungle Moon Men (1955) as Mus cond
Priestess Oma is forever young in this Jungle Jim knockoff of "She" or the La of Opar stories from "Tarzan". The Jungle Jim type is played by Weissmuller using his own name.
Devil Goddess (1955) as Mus cond
Johnny Weissmuller guides Professor Blakely (Selmer Jackson) and his daughter Nora (Angela Stevens) into forbidden Kirundi land, home of the fire-worshipers, in search of missing scientist Ralph Dixon (William M. Griffith). In addition to finding Dixon worshiped as a fire god, they uncover a treasure of sapphires, rout a party of renegade whites and Johnny rescues Nora from flaming death on a ritual altar just before a volcano erupts molten death.
The Bamboo Prison (1955) as Mus cond
An undercover agent investigates atrocities at a Korean P.O.W. camp.
It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955) as Mus cond
A giant octopus attacks San Francisco.
Cell 2455, Death Row (1955) as Mus cond
A Death Row inmate uses his prison law studies to fight for his life.
New Orleans Uncensored (1955) as Mus cond
Seminole Uprising (1955) as Mus cond
George Montgomery, Karin Booth, William Faucett, Steve Ritch, Ed Hinton. Army lieutenant George Montgomery is assigned to retrieve a tribe of Seminole Indians who fled their Florida reservation and headed for Texas in 1855.
Masterson of Kansas (1955) as Mus cond
Sheriff Bat Masterson joins forces with Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday to save a rancher framed for murder.
Apache Ambush (1955) as Mus cond
President Lincoln enlists an Indian scout to guard a cattle drive.
Duel on the Mississippi (1955) as Mus cond
The Crooked Web (1955) as Mus cond
Women's Prison (1955) as Mus cond
A crusading psychiatrist battles a sadistic female warden to improve conditions at a women''''s prison.
The Iron Glove (1954) as Music Director
A Scottish adventurer infiltrates the court of George I to prepare for a revolution.
The Saracen Blade (1954) as Music Director
Ricardo Montalban, Betta St. John, Rick Jason, Carolyn Jones, Whitfield Conner, Michael Ansara. A 13th century revenge drama set during the time of the Crusades in which a commoner exacts justice for the murder of this father by Count Siniscola and his son. Directed by William Castle ("The Tingler") and based on the novel by Frank Yerby.
The Miami Story (1954) as Music Director
Barry Sullivan, Luther Adler, John Baer, Adele Jergens, Beverly Garland, Dan Riss. Inspired by a U. S. Senate investigation, this documentary-styled melodrama pits a reformed gangster (posing as a Cuban racketeer) against a Miami syndicate chief. This Sam Katzman production features an introduction by Florida Senator George Smathers.
Jesse James vs. the Daltons (1954) as Music Director
A young gunslinger, rumored to be the son of Jesse James, sets off in search of his legendary father and joins the Dalton Gang. Originally show in 3-D, this western programmer was directed by William Castle (he became well known for his gimmick horror films like "The Tingler").
Cannibal Attack (1954) as Mus cond
Johnny Weissmuller, acting under his own name, fights enemy agents who are trying to steal cobalt while disguised as crocodiles.
The Black Dakotas (1954) as Mus cond
Confederate spies try to keep the President's emissary from delivering a peace treaty to the Sioux.
Jungle Man-Eaters (1954) as Music Director
Drums of Tahiti (1954) as Music Director
An American living in 19th-century Tahiti gets involved in intrigue against the French colonial government.
The Law vs. Billy the Kid (1954) as Mus under the supv of
The young outlaw tries to go straight.
El Alamein (1954) as Music Director
Against the backdrop of the Italian-Austrian war of unification, troubled Countess Livia Serpieri betrays her country for the love of an Austrian rogue, Franz Mahler. As her resources dwindle, Livia comes to realize that their love might not be as pure as she thought.
The Outlaw Stallion (1954) as Music Director
Hagan is rustling horses lead by a white stallion from a Government restricted area. Young Danny Saunders captures the horse who then kills Hagen's mare. Hagen needs the white stallion and when Danny is hurt during the beaking of the horse, his mother gives the horse to Hagan. Upset, Danny runs away to be with the horse. His mother chases after him and they are both made prisoners when they see Hagan's rustling operation.
Bad for Each Other (1954) as Music Director
A doctor returned from the Korean War must choose between setting up a glamorous practice and helping the poor.
Massacre Canyon (1954) as Music Director
Lt. Faraday has two wagons full of guns that he and his men must deliver. He also must escort two young ladies through hostile Indian Country. It is up to Running Horse to sabotage the wagons so that they will end up at Massacre Canyon where they will meet their fate.
Battle of Rogue River (1954) as Music Director
A U.S. agent is caught between Oregon settlers and the Indians.
Lost Planet, The (1953) as Music Director
Dr. Grood (Michael Fox) has succeeded in winning control over the planet Ergro as the first step in his desired conquest of the Universe. Reporter Rex Barrow (Judd Holdren), his photographer Tim Johnson (Ted Thorpe), Professor Edmund Dorn (Forrest Taylor) and his daughter Ella (Vivian Mason) are all captured by Grood, who plans to make use of the professor's knowledge. With the help of the professor's inventions, Rex is able to free Ergro of Grood's domination, while Grood is sent on an endless voyage into space.
Great Adventures of Captain Kidd, The (1953) as Music Director
The Stranger Wore a Gun (1953) as Music Director
A gold robber tries to reform in the middle of a big heist.
Serpent of the Nile (1953) as Music Director
Cleopatra seduces Marc Anthony into helping her conquer the world.
Gun Fury (1953) as Music Director
A cowboy trails the outlaws who kidnapped his fiancee during a stagecoach robbery.
Target Hong Kong (1953) as Music Director
Valley of Head Hunters (1953) as Music Director
In the 12th of the "Jungle Jim" series from Sam Katzman's production unit at Columbia, Jim (Johnny Weissmuller) is assigned to accompany a government agent into the interior to get the native's approval for copper mining. Unknown to Jim, Arco (Robert C. Foulk), also wants approval but for oil, not copper. Arco and his henchies make a series of raids on the villages which he is able to blame on Jungle Jim.
The Big Heat (1953) as Music Director
A police detective whose wife was killed by the mob teams with a scarred gangster's moll to bring down a powerful gangster.
Goldtown Ghost Riders (1953) as Music Director
When Ed Wheeler shoots Jim Granby, Gene brings him in. But Wheeler says even if Granby dies he cannot he charged because he has already served 10 years for Granby's supposed murder. Then in flashback Wheeler relates how he and Granby founded Goldtown based on an exaggerated supply of gold and how when Granby blackmailed him, he thought he killed him and confessed to the murder.
Killer Ape (1953) as Music Director
Jungle Jim is accused to the murder of a native who has been providing a mad scientist with innocent animals to be used in his experiments. The killing was actually committed by a ferocious "Man-Ape" that is terrorizing the jungle.
Conquest of Cochise (1953) as Music Director
A cavalry major tries to prevent an Indian war.
Mission over Korea (1953) as Music Director
A rookie pilot in the Korean War wants to avenge his brother''''s death.
The Pathfinder (1953) as Music Director
George Montgomery, Helena Carter, Jay Silverheels, Walter Kingsford, Rodd Redwing, Elena Verdugo. British scout George Montgomery exposes French plans to gain control of the Great Lakes Region during the French and Indian Wars of the 18th century in this adaptation of the James Fenimore Cooper novel
Slaves of Babylon (1953) as Music Director
(Adv ''53). Richard Conte, Linda Christian, Maurice Schwartz, Michael Ansara, Terrance Kilburn. This is William Castle''s version of the classic Bible story in which the Israelites free themselves from the oppressive rule of Nebuchadnezzar. Julie Newmar makes a brief appearance as a specialty dancer in this typically tacky Sam Katzman production.
Jack McCall, Desperado (1953) as Music Director
Wrongly accused of treason, a Civil War veteran tries to clear his name.
Prince of Pirates (1953) as Music Director
A prince fights to free his people from his older brother''''s oppressive rule.
Saginaw Trail (1953) as Music Director
Micgigan in 1827 was a bit off the beaten path for any B-western, especially one from Gene Autry, so Gene had to shed his Levis (since Mr. Strauss was about 20 years away from stitching his first pair together in San Francisco)and wear a different gun-belt, but the rest of his costume (hat and string-looped shirt)didn't make much of a bow in the authentic direction in this film, which finds the fur empire of Jules Brissac (Eugene Borden)in Michigan's Saginaw Valley wilderness being threatned by advancing settlers. His right hand henchman, Miller Webb (Myron Healey), dusguised as an Indian, leads renegade Delawares against the settlers. Captain Gene Autry (Gene Autry) of Hamilton's Rangers is sent to investigate. Gene and his pal Smiley (Smiley Burnette), aided by Randy Lane (Ralph Reed) and Brissac's niece, Flora Tourney (Connie Marshall), find evidence pointing to the guilt of Brissac and Webb and round them up to make the region safe for settlers.
Savage Mutiny (1953) as Music Director
Jungle Jim fights enemy agents to help move natives from a nuclear testing site.
On Top of Old Smoky (1953) as Music Director
Gene Autry (Gene Autry), star of a singing show with the Cass County Boys (Fred S. Martin, Jerry Scoggins and Bert Dodson) billed as "Gene Autry and his Texas Rangers", is mistakenly believed to be an actual Ranger sent to Mountain City investigating trouble on a toll road operated be Jen Larrabee (Gail Davis). Gene discovers the Doc Judson (Grandon Rhodes), the local eye doctor, is behind the trouble so that Jen will sell him her property which contains valuable mica deposits. With the aid of his pal Smiley (Smiley Burnette) and the Cass County Boys, Gene gets the evidence necessary to turn Judson and his associates over to the real Rangers.
The 49th Man (1953) as Music Director
A U.S. agent investigates a subversive group suspected of smuggling nuclear weapons.
Flame of Calcutta (1953) as Music Director
Denise Darcel, Patric Knowles, Paul Cavanagh, George Keymas, Leonard Penn. The daughter of a slain French official wages guerrilla war on Prince Jehan, the man responsible for her father''s death. This Sam Katzman production is set in India circa 1760.
Prisoners of the Casbah (1953) as Music Director
A typical Sam Katzman sand-and-sandals saga that is better than his later "Harem Scarum" only because this one doesn't have Elvis Presley. Gloria Grahame is the princess, Turhan Bey is the Captain of the Guard and Cesar Romero is the oily villain who has his sights set on Gloria and her father's throne. Romero and his henchmen cause Gloria, disguised as a boy (what a waste!), and Turhan to flee to the Casbah, where they plot to strike back at Romero.
Pack Train (1953) as Music Director
Siren of Bagdad (1953) as Music Director
An Arabian magician takes on a corrupt sultan to help a beautiful princess.
Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land (1952) as Music Director
The famed explorer leads an anthropologist to a lost civilization of giants.
Blackhawk (1952)
Based on a successful comic book that began in 1941, the Blackhawks were seven flyers who banded together during WW II to fight the Nazis. After the war, they continued to fight evil where ever they find it. In this movie, they are battling a group of spies and saboteurs bent on destroying democracy. The Blackhawks foil a succession of plots, with a cliff hanger ending in each episode.
The Golden Hawk (1952) as Music Director
Male and female pirates join forces against a corrupt Caribbean governor.
Laramie Mountains (1952) as Music Director
Markham and his men have found gold on the Indian reservation and are trying to get rid of them by starting an Indian war. Dressed as Indians they are attacking the soldiers. Steve Holden is the Indian agent sent to prevent a war. After finding proof that white men posing as Indians were responsible, he is able to locate the gang's hideout but quickly becomes a prisoner slated to be killed.
Hangman's Knot (1952) as Music Director
Rebel soldiers raid a Union gold shipment, then learn the Civil War has been over for a month.
Voodoo Tiger (1952) as Music Director
Jungle Jim helps an attractive research writer for the British museum clear up the mystery of a tiger cult in Africa while thwarting art thieves and bringing to justice a Nazi war criminal.
Cripple Creek (1952) as Music Director
Government agents infiltrate a gold smuggling ring preying on miners.
Montana Territory (1952) as Music Director
(Wes ''52). Lon McCallister, Wanda Hendrix, Preston Foster, Hugh Sanders, Jack Elam, Clayton Moore, Myron Headley, & George Chesebro as Weasel. A young deputy sheriff takes action when he learns that the marshall is using his badge as a license to commit murder.
Okinawa (1952) as Music Director
(War ''52,BW). Pat O''Brien, Cameron Mitchell, Richard Denning, Rhys Williams, James Dobson, Richard Benedict, Alvy Moore. The gun crew of a destroyer stationed off Okinawa duke it out with the Japanese during the Pacific Campaign of WWII.
The Rough, Tough West (1952) as Music Director
Harem Girl (1952) as Music Director
A wisecracking secretary saves the ruler of an Arab nation from foreign invaders.
Night Stage to Galveston (1952) as Music Director
In Texas, the citizens are suffering from the brutality of the State Police who have replaced the disbanded Rangers. When a policeman kills a rancher, Gene then kills him in self defence. Now wanted for murder by the Police, Gene sets out to get evidence that will put an end to the Police and bring back the Texas Rangers.
Barbed Wire (1952) as Music Director
A rancher vs. homesteader war will prevent cattle buyer Autry from getting his cows. Complicating things is Ruttledge's scheme to run a railroad through the land.
Apache Country (1952) as Music Director
Cavalry scouts Gene Autry (Gene Autry playing a character named Gene Autry and not "Himself") and Pat Buttram (Pat Buttram playing a character in the frontier west and not "Himself")are ordered by the President (of the whole U.S. of A.)to break up an Arizona frontier ring which uses Indian raids to cover up its bandit activities. Carolina Cotton (Carolina Cotton playing a frontier girl named Carolina Cotton and not playing "Herself" since the film setting occurs before she was born)works with Gene and Pat, seeking revenge against the gang's leader, Dave Kilgrain (Harry Lauter), who murdered her father. Lots of talk and Indian tribal dancing and stuff before Carolina gets around to shooting Kilgrain and Gene and Pat round up the rest of the gang.
The Old West (1952) as Music Director
Doc Lockwood and his gang are trying to take away Autry's contract for supplying horses to the stagecoach line. Parson Brooks joins Autry in an effort to clean up the town of Sadderlock.
The Hawk of Wild River (1952) as Music Director
The Kid from Broken Gun (1952) as Music Director
A postal inspector pretends to be an outlaw to smoke out lawbreakers.
Junction City (1952) as Music Director
Last Train from Bombay (1952) as Music Director
An American diplomat is accused of murder during an Indian civil war.
Thief of Damascus (1952) as Music Director
A young man assembles a band of adventurers to take on an evil sultan.
California Conquest (1952) as Music Director
A wealthy landowner leads the fight to leave Mexican rule and make California a state.
Smoky Canyon (1952) as Music Director
Blue Canadian Rockies (1952) as Music Director
Montana ranch owner Cyrus Bigbee (Don Beddoe) sents his foreman, Gene Autry (Gene Autry), and Rawhide Buttram (Pat Buttram) to his Canadian timber land to stop the marriage of his daughter Sandy (Gail Davis) to Todd Markey (Ross Ford), whom he dislikes. Sandy wants to turn the property into a dude ranch, with Carolina Cotton (Carolina Cotton) and the Cass County Boys (Fred S. Martin, Jerry Scoggins and Bert Dodson) among the entertainers, and runs up against local timbermen who want it for cutting timber. When a Mountie is murdered, with suspicion pointing to Todd, Gene finds the real culprit and brings peace to the area.
Brave Warrior (1952) as Music Director
Jon Hall, Christine Larson, Jay Silverheels, Michael Ansara, Harry Cording. Set in Indiana just prior to the War of 1812, this western drama follows government agent Jon Hall as he attempts to expose the perpetrator of recent Indian insurrections.
King of the Congo (1952) as Music
Based on the comic book character "Thun'Da, King of the Congo," a Tarzan imitator, whose only comic of any value is the first one rendered entirely by cult artist Frank Frazetta, this was Columbia's 48th serial and the seventh and last serial starring Buster Crabbe. Crabbe plays U.S.A.F. Captain Roger Drum who shoots down an unidentified plane whose pilot was bound for Africa to deliver a message to a subversive group. Drum takes his place, makes the flight and crashes in the jungle. The rock people, led by Princess Phi (Gloria Dea, not Gloria Dee as shown by some sources), rescue him and take him to their temple. The subversives, led by Boris (Leonard Penn), appear and Drum rings a temple gong in alarm, and its sound crumbles the walls, burying him in debris at the end of Chapter One, "Mission of Menace." Chapter Two, "Red Shadows in the Jungle" finds Drum being proclaimed Thunda, King of the Congo, by the natives but is still mistrusted by Princess Phi and her assistant Nahee (Neyle Morrow), still miffed that he rang the wrong gong. This goes on for 15 chapters before Thundra reunites the Rock and Cave People and clears the jungle of all the villains with Russian names.
Wagon Team (1952) as Music Director
A stagecoach agent goes undercover with a medicine show to hunt down the band that stole the Army's payroll.
Mysterious Island (1951) as Music Director
The story begins in 1865, during the Civil War, when Captain Cyrus Harding (Richard Crane), prisoner of the Confederates, escapes in an enemy baloon with war correspondent Gideon Spilett (Hugh Prosser); Jack Pencroft (Marshall Reed), a sailor; Herbert "Bert" Brown (Ralph Hodges), Pencroft's adopted son, and Neb (Bernard Hamilton), Harding's black servant. A sailor with an adopted son and a servant in jail with his master is rather mysterious in itself. Hey, move on, it's a Katzman serial from Columbia. The baloon drifts in space for days and finally lands on a desert island. Also landing, in a better aircraft, is Rulu (Karen Randle, a former Miss Oklahoma in the Miss America pagent), a visitor from Mercury who seeks a radio-active material that will enable her to manufacture an explosive that will destroy the world or, at least, the portion known as Earth. Since it is in the 1860's and she has a spacecraft that will make the journey from Mercury to Earth, and all of the earthlings are riding horses or walking, her problem with Earth is none too clear, other than possibly hacked about not winning the Miss America contest. Harding and his hardy crew fight 15 chapters of battles against the island's natives, some passing-by pirates led by reliable Gene Roth, and Rulu and her Mercury henchmen, wearing the same headgear that "The Spider" wore in two previous Columbia serials, indicating the costume department went overboard on black headcoverings with spider webs on them earlier in the decade. Harding and his men are frequently aided by Captain Nemo, a man of mystery in charge of the only submarine (the Nautilus) around at the time other than the "Monitor" and the "Merrimac." Rulu, who also has the power to put grown men into a trance and does so a couple of times, including the native chief and all of his warriors, finally has enough of all the problems, but has gathered up enough "radio-active" material to at least destroy the island and does so.
Jungle Manhunt (1951) as Music Director
Jungle Jim searches for a famous football player lost in the jungle.
Chain of Circumstance (1951) as Music Director
Texans Never Cry (1951) as Music Director
A Texas Ranger tries to bring down counterfeiters selling fake lottery tickets.
Smuggler's Gold (1951) as Music Director
The head of a smuggling ring sucks his niece''''s fiancé into his operation.
Revenue Agent (1951) as Music Director
Purple Heart Diary (1951) as Music
When the Redskins Rode (1951) as Music Director
In 1753, Colonel George Washington (James Seay) and frontiersman Christopher Gist (John Ridgely) are proudly introducing their protege, Delaware Indian Prince Hannoc (Jon Hall) to Williamsburg, Virginia society. French spy Elizabeth Leeds (Mary Castle) romances Hannoc, hoping to swing the Delawares to the French side in the impending colonial war. Hannoc saves Washington and his men from a French trap during a peace mission. When Hannoc's father, Chief Shingiss (Pedro de Cordoba), comes to Williamsburg to sign a mutual defense pact with the British, he is murdered by French spies. Hannoc and Indian maiden Morna (Sherry Moreland) unmask Miss Leeds as a spy just as war breaks out, with Washington and his troops besieged at Fort Necessity.
Corky of Gasoline Alley (1951) as Music Director
Criminal Lawyer (1951) as Music Director
An alcoholic lawyer sobers up to defend his friend in a murder case.
The Magic Carpet (1951) as Music Director
A dethroned ruler becomes a masked avenger to win back his throne and his ladylove.
The Big Gusher (1951) as Music Director
Two oil-field roughnecks try to protect their land from a con artist until they can strike oil.
Pecos River (1951) as Music Director
Prairie Roundup (1951) as Music Director
Bonanza Town (1951) as Music Director
Using marked bills, Steve is looking for the supposedly dead Henry Hardison. Coming to Bonanza Town he gets a job with the town boss Crag Bozeman and gets paid with marked bills. He suspects Hardison is Boseman's boss and he is right as Hardison and his men are now planning to get rid of both him and the Durango kid.
Al Jennings of Oklahoma (1951) as Music Director
The four Jennings brothers are Lawyers. When Al has a brother murdered, he goes after the murderer. He outdraws him but a witness says it was murder. Escaping the Sheriff he take refuge on a cattle ranch only to learn all the hands are rustlers. With a price on his head Al joins them and becomes an outlaw. His fame grows as does the reward for his capture.
Fury of the Congo (1951) as Music Director
Jungle Jim aids the women of a tribe whose men have been enslaved by a narcotics gang to hunt down a sacred zebra-like animal, called the Okongo. This animal is the source of a powerful drug that the gang intends to exploit. Some of Jim's obstacles include a leopard and a giant desert spider.
The Texas Rangers (1951) as Music Director
The head of the Texas Ranger enlists two convicts to track an outlaw band.
Whirlwind (1951) as Music Director
Big Jim Lassiter is trying to put together a western crime syndicate, but postal inspector Gene, with the help of agent Burnette (posing as a horse doctor), are out to stop him.
Gasoline Alley (1951) as Music Director
The Kid from Amarillo (1951) as Music Director
A treasury agent investigates smugglers operating along the Mexican border.
Hurricane Island (1951) as Music Director
A captain assists Ponce de León with the search for the Fountain of Youth.
My True Story (1951) as Music Director
A female jewel thief tries to help the police capture a master criminal.
Ridin' the Outlaw Trail (1951) as Music Director
Silver Canyon (1951) as Music Director
During the Civil War, U.S.Army scouts Gene Autry (Gene Autry) and "Cougar" Claggett (Pat Buttram) are detailed to Utah to bring in Confederate guerilla raider Wade McQuarrie (Jim Davis) who is interfering with Federal supply lines. They track the raiders to Gateway, a frontier post commanded by Colonel Middler (Edgar Dearing) who has a daughter, Dell (Gail Davis) and a son, Walt (Bob Steele). Walt secretly supports McQuarrie's actions. Gene and Dell are captured by McQuarrie but escape.
China Corsair (1951) as Music Director
An adventuress enlists a shipwrecked sailor to help her fight smugglers.
Hills of Utah (1951) as Music Director
Doctor Gene Autry (Gene Autry) returns as a "doctor on horseback" to the frontier town in Utah where his father was killed and finds a feud raging between mine owner Jayda McQueen (Onslow Stevens) and cattleman Bowie French (Denver Pyle). Gene's only friend in town is "Dusty" Cosgrove (Pat Buttram). Gene answers a summons by Karen McQueen (Elaine Riley) to treat her younger brother (Teddy Infuhr), but the boy unexpectedly dies and McQueen comes gunning for Gene, who is saved by French's timely intervention. When one of French's gunmen is shot down by a miner, the ranch hands attack the mine and Gene aids the McQueen forces.
Gene Autry and the Mounties (1951) as Music Director
U.S. Marshal Gene Autry (Gene Autry) and his deputy Scat Russell (Pat Buttram) cross into Canda while pursuing bank robbers Pierre LaBlond (Carleton Young) and Raoul Duval (Trevor Bardette). They meet wounded Canadian Mounted Policeman Terry Dillon (Richard Emory), whose partner has been killed by the bandits, and take him to a cabin where they meet Duval's niece, Marie (Elena Verdugo). Jack Duvan (Jim Frasher), Marie's brother, hates all lawmen and regards LaBlond as his hero. The elder Duval and Bastiste (Francis McDonald) are captured by the Mounties in a raid which uncovers stolen U.S. gold bullion. LaBlond frees the bandits and takes Marie hostage and forces her to flee with him.
Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard (1951) as Music Director
Valley of Fire (1951) as Music Director
Mayor Autrey sends for a wagon train of women to settle in his town, but baddies Guilford and Rawlings plot to hijack the train and sell the ladies to love-hungry miners instead.
Cyclone Fury (1951) as Music Director
Cody of the Pony Express (1950) as Music Director
Mark of the Gorilla (1950) as Music Director
Jungle Jim tries to stop a Nazi band masquerading as apes from retrieving a golden treasure.
Lightning Guns (1950) as Music Director
Chinatown at Midnight (1950) as Music Director
Hurd Hatfield, Jean Wiles, Tom Powers, Ray Walker, Charles Russell, Jacqueline De Wit, Benson Fong, Ross Elliott. Caught in the act of stealing some antique vases, a thief murders two Chinese men and sets off a manhunt in Chinatown.
David Harding, Counterspy (1950) as Music Director
Rookie Fireman (1950) as Music Director
The Palomino (1950) as Music Director
A society boy tries to help a beautiful woman save her horse-breeding farm.
Blondie's Hero (1950) as Music Director
Last of the Buccaneers (1950) as Music Director
When one of his lieutenant''''s attacks an American ship, Jean Lafitte has to elude the U.S. Navy.
Beware of Blondie (1950) as Music Director
Mr. Dithers has gone on vacation and left Dagwood to look after the company. Toby tries to take advantage of Dagwood's naivete, but Blondie saves the day.
Customs Agent (1950) as Music Director
Captive Girl (1950) as Music Director
Jungle Jim fights to save a young innocent from treasure hunters and a witch doctor.
Beauty on Parade (1950) as Music Director
Mary Ryan, Detective (1950) as Music Director
Indian Territory (1950) as Music Director
Immediately following the Civil War, former Confederate cavaly captain Gene Autry (Gene Autry), now a sergeant in the Union Army, is assigend to help break up Indian raids on the frontier. While working with a scout, Shadrach Jones (Pat Buttram), Gene tangles with and is forced to lick Lt. Randolph Mason (Kirby Grant), who is in love with Melody Colton (Gail Davis, in the 3rd of her 14 films with Autry), daughter of rancher Jim Colton (G. Pat Collins as Pat Collins). Gene manages to forestall one Indian raid, fails to stop another one but does stop the gun-running activities of Curt Raidler (Philip van Zandt) and the Apache Kid (James Griffith).
Hoedown (1950) as Music Director
Cowboy movie star Stoney Rhodes (Jock Mahoney as Jock O'Mahoney) has made one western film and thinks he is on a personal appearance tour paid for by the studio, but he and his film were so bad that the studio, unknown to Stoney, has cancelled his contract, and his mother has mortgaged her home to supply the funds necessary for the tour and expenses of Stoney and his agent. (Stoney is shown in front of two theatres where Columbia, missing no bets, has displays of one-sheet posters from "Strawberry Roan" with Gene Autry and "The Undercover Man" with Glenn Ford.) Reporter Vera Wright (Jeff Donnell), following him to get a story of a failure, informs Stoney that he is a never-was has-been, and they find themselves stranded in the hometown of Eddy Arnold, where Eddy's film "cousin" Carolina Cotton (Carolina Cotton) quickly takes a shine to the shy and clumsy Stoney. Eddy sees a print of Stoney's film in which the character is singing "I Can't Shake the Sands of Texas From My Shoes" and is impressed and telephones his agent Sam Baker (Fred Sears) to come there quickly and sign Stoney to a contract, especially since he sounds like Gene Autry. Meanwhile, some bank robbers and gangsters get involved and have their eyes on the proceeds from a charity fund-raiser Eddy is doing. When the agent shows up to sign Stoney to a recording contract because "you sound like Gene Autry", Stoney says that is because it was Gene Autry doing the singing in the film. The film is somewhat of an inside joke built around ace stuntman Mahoney, in that his Stoney role is the opposite of his real-life abilities, and most of the males in the cast, Big Boy Williams, Douglas Fowley, Don Harvey and Charles Sullivan, takes turns beating him up and knocking him out...when he isn't falling out of hay lofts or involved in accidents. But a kiss from Carolina makes a new man out of him and the gangsters are rounded up in a one-man blitz, and Stoney ends up with eight studios bidding for his services. Eddy performs most of his best-selling hits of the day, with the exception of "Cattle Call", the vastly-underrated Carolina Cotton (as a performer and actress with a personality) yodels up a storm, and this overall turns out to be a pretty fair little sleeper, especially in regards to films where Hollywood takes a poke at itself.And probably unknown to those who go around compiling such lists.
Raiders of Tomahawk Creek (1950) as Music Director
Chain Gang (1950) as Music Director
A reporter gets a job as a prison guard to document inhuman conditions.
Sons of New Mexico (1950) as Music Director
In addition to his duties as executor of an estate Gene must keep a juvenile delinquent from the clutches gambler Feeney who hopes to get at the money through the kid.
Mule Train (1950) as Music Director
A prospector discovers natural cement and suggests it should be used for a new dam. But this is the last thing the badmen of Trail End want, as they have a monopoly of the wagons needed to haul rocks to the site. A pretty sheriff notwithstanding, it's a job for a singing marshal.
The Blazing Sun (1950) as Music Director
Beyond the Purple Hills (1950) as Music Director
Hick town sheriff Gene must arrest Jack Beaumont even though he believe Jack innocent of his father's murder. Which, of course, he sets out to prove.
He's a Cockeyed Wonder (1950) as Music Director
A fledgling magician and his girlfriend get mixed up with bank robbers.
Cow Town (1950) as Music Director
Bodyhold (1950) as Music Director
Tommy Jones, a well-built plumber, is invited to join a troupe of professional wrestlers, but is surprised to learn that the sport of exhibition wrestling is not on the up-and-up.
State Penitentiary (1950) as Music Director
A man wrongly accused of a crime must decide between getting involved in a prison break, or remaining in jail until his wife can prove his innocence.
On the Isle of Samoa (1950) as Music Director
After crashing on an uncharted island, a thief struggles to get back to civilization.
Girls' School (1950) as Music Director
Peggy Donovan (Joyce Reynolds) enters an exclusive but financially-strapped finishing school for girls operated by Colonel Matthews (Thurston Hall) and his sister Emily (Julia Dean). Student Lucille Farnsworth (Laura Elliot) discovers the Peggy carries $30,000 in her luggage and reports it to the Colonel. She also writes to a Chicago address on the luggage that Peggy is at the school. The letter puts gambler Dave Vickers (Wilton Griff) on Peggy's trail. Peggy convinces the Colonel that the money is rightfully hers and offers to buy up the school's outstanding notes for a partnership. When Vickers arrives, Peggy confesses that her late father was a professional gambler and Vickers' partner. The latter claims half of the money which her father had saved away for her. She is willing to divide the money but when the Colonel learns it was won in a questionable card game, he turns it over to the police.
The Traveling Saleswoman (1950) as Music Director
Tyrant of the Sea (1950) as Music Director
Pygmy Island (1950) as Music Director
Jungle Jim searches for a female Army captain who's gone missing.
Atom Man vs. Superman (1950) as Music Director
Columbia's 43rd serial finds Lex Luthor (Lyle Talbot), secretly the Atom Man, blackmailing the city of Metropolis by threatening to destroy the entire community. Perry White (Pierre Watkin), editor of "The Daily Planet", assigns Lois Lane (Noel Neill), Jimmy Olson (Tommy Bond) and Clark Kent/Superman (Kirk Alyn)to cover the story. Luthor invents a number of deadly devices to plague the city, including a disintegrating machine which can reduce people to their basic atoms and reassemble them in another place. But Superman manages to thwart each scheme. Since Kryptonite can rob Superman of his powers, Luthor decides to create a synthetic Kryptonite and putters about obtaining the necessary ingredients: plutonium, radium and the undefined 'etc.'(in order to keep viewers from trying this at home.) Luthor places the Kryptonite at the launching of a ship, with Superman in attendance. He is exposed to the Kryptonite and passes out. Superman is taken off in an ambulance driven by Luthor's henchmen, and he is now under the control of Luthor. Superman is placed in a device, a lever is pulled, and the Man of Steel vanishes into "The Empty Doom." With eight chapters remaining, the odds are high he will return. Most of chapter 7 is a repeat of the origin story from chapter 1 of Columbia's first "Superman" serial, and this serial also finds a way to work in stock footage from Ken Maynard's 1936 "Avenging Waters," minus ol' Ken and his hoss Tarzan.
Pirates of the High Seas (1950) as Music
Two ex-Navy buddies travel to a tropical island to help search for a fugitive Nazi and a fortune in diamonds stolen by him during WWII, and encounter multiple dangers at the hand of a gang also seeking the treasure for the island's corrupt governor.
Devil's Henchmen (1949) as Music Director
The Mutineers (1949) as Music Director
Kazan (1949) as Music Director
Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture (1949) as Music Director
When he's spotted leaving a laundry whose proprietor has just been murdered, a reformed thief has to find the real killer.
The Devil's Henchman (1949) as Music Director
Barbary Pirate (1949) as Music Director
Donald Woods, Trudy Marshall, Lenore Aubert, Stefan Schnabel, John Dehner, Joe Mantell. Major Tom Blake (Donald Woods) travels to Tripoli to unmask the traitor who is selling information about U. S. boat shipments to sea pirates. Joe Mantell went on to achieve fame and a best supporting actor nomination as Ernest Borgnine''s best friend in MARTY.
Prison Warden (1949) as Music Director
Blondie's Big Deal (1949) as Music Director
By accident Dagwood discovers a non-flammable paint. Bad guys Dillon and Stack steal it before he can give it to his boss Radcliffe. To show off his invention, Dagwood paints Radcliffe's house with it and disgraced when the house burns down. Blondie discovers the culprits and saves the day.
Riders of the Whistling Pines (1949) as Music Director
Law of the Barbary Coast (1949) as Music Director
Loaded Pistols (1949) as Music Director
The only Gene Autry film where the leading lady, Barbara Britton, is equally billed above the title as the co-star, thereby knocking his horse Champion out of the honors, if one chooses to overlook the 1941 novelty from 20th Century-Fox that had Jane Withers and Gene Autry above the title in that order. This Autry entry has Larry Evans (Russell Arms), whose gun had been used to kill rancher Ed Norton (Stanley Blystone) in a poker game, escaping a lynching party headed by ranchers Dave Randall (Jack Holt) and Bill Otis (Fred Kohler, Jr.) Norton's friend Gene Autry (Gene Autry), investigating on his own, discovers that Larry's gun had been put in the poker pot with the chips, after Larry had lost all of his money, and anyone could have used it when the lights went out. He finds Larry and his sister Mary Evans (Barbara Britton) in a hideaway, and sends Mary back to town and hides Larry in the cabin of miner Jim Hedge (Clem Bevans). Finding out that Randall and Don Mason (Robert Shayne) have tried to buy the Evans ranch, Gene decides to take a look at it. Hedge shows up and says he can't figure out what could be on the ranch that would be worth committing murder for. The needle on Hedge's compass begins to spin madly but before Gene can question the miner, Sheriff Cramer (Chill Wills) arrives and arrests Larry. Gene persuades Cramer to gather all the players in the murder-game together to re-enact the crime, with Gene taking Norton's chair and with Larry's gun on the table. Gene tells the assembled players he knows who killed Norton and why, and the lights go out and a shot is fired at Gene. The latter, who didn't ride into town on a turnip truck, has filled Larry's gun with blanks and covered the handle with graphite.
Blondie Hits the Jackpot (1949) as Music Director
Rim of the Canyon (1949) as Music Director
Gene takes up where his dad left off, going after the baddies who took $30,000, returning twenty years later to the ghost town where they left the loot.
Rusty's Birthday (1949) as Music Director
A lost dog tries to find his way back to his beloved master.
The Crime Doctor's Diary (1949) as Music Director
A criminal psychologist tries to clear his patient of arson charges.
Ladies of the Chorus (1949) as Music Director
A one-time burlesque star tries to shield her daughter so she can marry a nice young man.
The Big Sombrero (1949) as Music Director
Gene is hired to be foreman of the Big Sombrero ranch by Jim Garland, who is handling all the business affairs of the owner, Estrellita Estrada, who is more interested in going to America than taking care of her Mexican holdings. Gene, discovering Garland's plan to run all the Mexican rancheros off the ranch, turns against his boss and shortly finds himself in the middle of cattle stampedes and an avalanche started by Garland's men.
Manhattan Angel (1949) as Music Director
Home in San Antone (1949) as Music Director
Riders in the Sky (1949) as Music Director
When asked about the Ghost Riders song he sings, Gene Autry (Gene Autry) tells this legend: Gene is about to resign as an investigator for the county attorney and go into the cattle business with his pal Chuckawalla Jones (Pat Buttram) but decides instead to help Anne Lawson (Gloria Henry) clear her father, rancher Ralph Lawson (Steve Darrell), of a false murder charge. He looks for the three witnesses who can testify that Lawson shot only in self defense in killing a gambler, but the witnesses are terrorized by another gambler, town boss Rock McCleary (Robert Livingston), who shoots witness Pop Morgan (Tom London.)Fatally wounded, Pop gives Gene the information needed to clear Lawson, then dies crying the "Ghost Riders" are coming for him. Gene then heads for a showdown with McCleary.
Feudin' Rhythm (1949) as Music Director
The Cowboy and the Indians (1949) as Music Director
Finding Indians stealing from his ranch, Gene learns they are suffering from malnutrition. Store owner Martin is cheating them and now he is after the Chief's valuable necklace. When the dying chief is found, having been attacked and robbed, Martin blames Lakhona who would become the new chief. When Gene helps Lakhona they soon find themselves fleeing from the law.
The Secret of St. Ives (1949) as Music Director
A Frenchman imprisoned during the Napoleonic wars escapes to prove his innocence.
Air Hostess (1949) as Music Director
The Lone Wolf and His Lady (1949) as Music Director
A reformed thief tracks a stolen jewel to clear his name.
Rusty Saves a Life (1949) as Music Director
A faithful dog rescues his master from a life of delinquency.
The Lost Tribe (1949) as Music Director
Jungle Jim fights to protect an African village targeted for exploitation.
Bruce Gentry (1949) as Music Director
Superman (1948)
Trapped by Boston Blackie (1948) as Music Director
When the pearl necklace he's been hired to guard goes missing, a reformed thief is the prime suspect.
Black Eagle (1948) as Music Director
Congo Bill (1948) as Music Director
Blondie's Reward (1948) as Music Director
My Dog Rusty (1948) as Music Director
A faithful dog helps his master's father win a mayoral race.
Port Said (1948) as Music Director
The Woman from Tangier (1948) as Music Director
It's in B&W, has a sultry dame, much crime, set in the 40's, and many dark scenes, so the biggest surprise is that somebody hasn't dubbed this "film noir", since that seems to be the rivisionist guidelines of late. Whatever, any film that has the two leading ladies called "Nylon" and "Flo-Flo" deserves some attention just for that. This one has Nylon (Adele Jergens, born to play a character named Nylon), an American dancer fleeing Morocco after her employer gets into trouble with the police, and she stops off at Tangier on her way to Gibraltar, and that begs the question of why this wasn't titled "Woman from Morocco." $50,000 is stolen from the ship's safe and the captain tells the police that the purser was the thief and that he had to kill him in self defense, but the purser must have hidden the money before he got dead. The purser isn't in any position to make a disclaimer. Everybody buys that with the exception of an insurance detective (Stephen Dunne) who, along with the audience, suspects the captain of being the thief. With Nylon's help, he discovers that her old Morocco employer was actually the thief and was working with the captain.
The Return of the Whistler (1948) as Music Director
When a woman goes missing on the eve of her wedding, her fiancee hires a detective to track her down.
Blondie's Secret (1948) as Music Director
The Prince of Thieves (1948) as Music Director
Robin Hood (Jon Hall) aids Lady Marian (Patricia Morison) and her brother (Michael Duane)to rescue the latter's betrothed Lady Christabel (Adele Jergens)from her father's house where she is being forced into a marriage against her will. The father recaptures his daughter and kidnaps Marian in the bargain. Robin gathers all of the merry men and a couple of grouches and routs the father's soldiers and slays him and his nephew. Friar Tuck (Alan Mowbray) then performs a triple wedding uniting Robin and Marian; the brother and the now-fatherless Christabel; and Little John (Walter Sande) and a handmaiden named Maude (Robin Raymond.)
Singin' Spurs (1948) as Music Director
Racing Luck (1948) as Music Director
Rusty Leads the Way (1948) as Music Director
A boy and his dog help a bitter blind girl adjust to life.
Mary Lou (1948) as Music Director
The Wreck of the Hesperus (1948) as Music Director
Black Eagle: The Story of a Horse (1948) as Music Director
The Arkansas Swing (1948) as Music Director
Glamour Girl (1948) as Music Director
Best Man Wins (1948) as Music Director
Song of Idaho (1948) as Music Director
Smoky Mountain Melody (1948) as Music Director
Range minstrel Roy Acuff (Roy Acuff) takes over the county-wide Corby Ranch which, under the terms of the owner's will, must be operated by Roy for 90 days, and at the end of that time, family friend Doc Moffit (Harry "Pappy" Cheshire), must decide whether to turn over the ranch to Roy or the rough Corby boys, Roy's cousins Bruce "Kid" Corby (Russell Arms) and Joab (Jason Robards.) Corby foreman "Saddle Grease" (Guinn "Big Boy" Williams) tries to run Roy off the place, but eases off when Roy saves his life during a wild drive with a truckful of dynamite. Roy opens the range to migratory workers, discovers new water wells, tears down electric fences, cures ailing cattle, plays his fiddle, and treats the neighbors and kids with barbecues and and barn dances, where he plays his fiddle some more. Kid Corby gives Roy a beating, but is so ashamed of himself that he helps Roy from then on. Joab, working with a crooked lawyer, rigs a scheme to destroy Roy's reputation. The frame-up fails, but Roy returns the ranch to the now-reformed brothers and takes to the road again with his Smoky Mountain Boys.
Adventures in Silverado (1948) as Music Director
The Strawberry Roan (1948) as Music Director
Young Joe is paralyzed as he is bucked by a wild horse, a strawberry roan. Angered, his father, Walt, tries to shoot the horse but is stopped by his foreman, Gene Autry. The roan escapes and Autry, told to leave the ranch by Walt, finds and trains the horse, now named Champ, in hopes that by returning it to Joe it will provide him with the will to overcome his disability.
Leather Gloves (1948) as Music Director
The Gentleman from Nowhere (1948) as Music Director
Triple Threat (1948) as Music Director
Thunderhoof (1948) as Music Director
Jungle Jim (1948) as Music Director
The famed explorer tries to protect a lady scientist searching the jungle for a polio cure.
Brick Bradford (1948) as Music Director
Vigilante, The (1947) as Music
Columbia's 33rd serial (made between "Jack Armstrong" and "The Sea Hound") was based on the character that first appeared in "Action Comics" No. 42, who was a radio singing cowboy who doubled as a crime-fighting, motorcycle-riding crime-fighter with a pre-teen Chinese boy, Stuff, as his answer to Batman's Robin, although Stuff ran a lot or errands that Robin didn't have to do since the Dynamic Duo had Alfred the Butler (both versions) to do those. In the serial version, Stuff became a white, draft-age sidekick played by George Offerman Jr.(and we are still looking for any film made in the 30's and 40's that this actor was billed as the incorrect George Offerman rather than the correct George Offerman Jr), which fit right in with the costume changes that Columbia tagged The Vigilante character with; a snappy-brim fedora and a Montgomery Ward catalog white Gene Autry- style shirt instead of the large flat-brimmed hat and double-button blue shirt he wore in the comic books. The nose-chin covering bandana is about all that survived the comic book to screen transfer. They also changed Greg Sanders, the Vigilante's alter-ego from a radio troubador to a western film actor and miscast Ralph Byrd in the role (they could have held John Hart over from the previous serial who would have fit the role better) as a government agent known as the Vigilante investigating the case of the "100 Tears of Blood", which are rubies sought by a gang led by the unknown (ha!)X-1 and the mysterious Prince Amil Hassan (Robert Barron.) While not the worst of the Katzman-produced serials, the best thing about it remains Ramsay Ames, coming toward or going away from the camera.
Last of the Redmen (1947) as Music Director
Devil Ship (1947) as Music Director
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...
The Lone Wolf in Mexico (1947) as Music Director
A croupier is murdered in a Mexico City gambling casino and the Lone Wolf is suspected. Sharon Montgomery, wife of diamond merchant Charles Montgomery, becomes involved in a jewel heist, in which again the Lone Wolf is a suspect.
The Millerson Case (1947) as Music Director
While on vacation, a criminal psychologist investigates a murder during a typhoid epidemic.
The Son of Rusty (1947) as Music Director
When they are separated, a boy and his dog fight to find each other.
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1947) as Music Director
King of the Wild Horses (1947) as Music Director
The Lone Wolf in London (1947) as Music Director
A reformed thief gets mixed up in blackmail and the theft of diamonds held at Scotland Yard.
Blind Spot (1947) as Music Director
Bulldog Drummond at Bay (1947) as Music Director
When thieves rob his country estate, Bulldog Drummond¿s investigation uncovers a deadly jewel heist.
Blondie's Holiday (1947) as Music Director
Dagwood gets in trouble with bookies and winds up in jail. Bank manager Samuel Breckinridge comes to his rescue to thank Dagwood for getting compulsive gambler Mrs. Breckinridge out of the casino just before the police raid.
Blondie's Anniversary (1947) as Music Director
When Blondie mistakes a gold watch Dagwood carries home as her anniversary gift, it leads Dagwood into trouble with his boss, a loan shark, and crooked building contractors.
Smoky River Serenade (1947) as Music Director
The Crime Doctor's Gamble (1947) as Music Director
While visiting France, a criminal psychologist tries to clear a disturbed young man of his father's murder.
When a Girl's Beautiful (1947) as Music Director
An advertising man has to come with "the perfect woman" for an ad campaign. He puts together a picture of a woman from a composite of several photos, to get an idea of the kind of woman he should look for. His boss sees it, thinks that it is an actual woman, and orders him to find her and use her in the campaign.
Rose of Santa Rosa (1947) as Music Director
Angry because his father, Don Manuel Ortega (Fortunio Bonanova), had arranged a marriage with a girl he has never met, Dolores de Garfias (Patricia Barry as Patricia White), Ramon Ortega (Eduardo Noreiga), despite the threat of being disinherited, becomes an entertainer at a local night club. His father uses his influence and has the club closed. Ramon goes to Santa Rosa and helps a beautiful senorita, Rose, open her new night club, and falls in love with her. When his father arrives, Ramon learns that "his" Rose is the Dolores his father wanted him to marry in the first place.
Swing the Western Way (1947) as Music Director
Two Blondes and a Redhead (1947) as Music Director
Socialite Cathy Abbott (Jean Porter) is working in the chorus of a Broadway show instead of being enrolled at an exclusive girl's school as her parents (Regina Wallace and Douglas Wood) think. When the show closes, she brings two of her chorus friends, Patti Calhoun (June Preisser) and Vicki Adams (Judy Clark), home with her. In addition to trying to make her friends acceptable to the snooty society of which her family is part, she is also being blackmailed by a rival. She and her two friends win over the blue-bloods with a couple of chorus routines, and she discloses she will be marrying the butler, Tommy Randell (Jimmy Lloyd), rather than the pompous Freddie Ainsley (Rick Vallin).
Sweet Genevieve (1947) as Music Director
Cigarette Girl (1947) as Music Director
Boy (Jimmy Lloyd) meets Girl (Leslie Brooks.) Boy tells Girl he is an oil company president and she tells him she is a popular night club singer. Boy and Girl are telling each other little white lies. But, via some contrived plot complications, Boy becomes a tycoon and the former night club cigarette-selling Girl becomes the Cinderella of Broadway, singing with the Russ Morgan Orchestra. Boy and Girl tell each other they are still more comfortable just being their humble selves. Girl neglects to tell Boy that her singing has been dubbed.
Key Witness (1947) as Music Director
The Last Round-Up (1947) as Music Director
Gene Autry (Gene Autry) attempts to arrange that both the Indians and ranchers, scheduled to be driven from their land by Mesa City's mew aqueduct, benefit from the deal, which is opposed by town banker Mason (Ralph Morgan.) Mason stirs up the Indians against Gene but, with help from school teacher Carol (Jean Heather), Gene is able to expose Mason's schemes.
Blondie's Big Moment (1947) as Music Director
Dagwood falls foul of George M. Radcliffe even before he knows he's the new boss. After he manages to put a big deal in jeopardy he's in real trouble, and Blondie has the bright idea of having Radcliffe round for dinner. Maybe also inviting the feisty new schoolteacher to make up the foursome wasn't so bright though.
For the Love of Rusty (1947) as Music Director
A dog helps a boy and his father sort out their differences.
The 13th Hour (1947) as Music Director
In the 7th of Columbia's "Whistler" series, truck-firm owner Steve Reynolds (Richard Dix) gets involved in a feud with a rival firm, and shortly thereafter is slugged by a masked assailant who steals the truck he is driving. The assailant runs down a policeman in the truck and leaves other clues pointing to Reynolds as the cop killer. With only a glove, with diamonds stuck in the thumb,as a clue, and while evading the police and other characters after him and the diamonds, Reynolds finally runs down the guilty party and clears himself.
Blondie in the Dough (1947) as Music Director
Sport of Kings (1947) as Music Director
Tom Cloud (Paul Campbell) and his 12-year-old brother Bill (Mark Dennis) arrive in Kentucky to claim the farm left them by their father and encounter hostile neighbors. "Doc" Richardson (Gloria Henry), a young veterinarian who rents a cottage on the farm, tells Tom that the animosity arrives from the result of a wager former owner Major Denning (Harry Davenport) had made with his father the night before the Olympian Stakes. The Major lost the bet and Cloud took possession of the property. Tom aranges with the local banker to pay the old man from a small trust fund supposedly left to Major Denning, provided that Denning returns to the farm. But, as guardian of the Major's financial affairs, Tom also learns that he is responsible for the Major's heavy obligations.
Little Miss Broadway (1947) as Music Director
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.
Mysterious Intruder (1946) as Music Director
A detective discovers the woman he''''s been hired to track down is the key to an unusual inheritance.
The Phantom Thief (1946) as Music Director
A reformed thief tries to stop a murderous blackmailer.
Dangerous Business (1946) as Music Director
Two young lawyers (Forrest Tucker and Lynn Merrick) open an office together. They are hired to defend a utilities magnate (Thurston Hall) who claims he has been framed. He is kidnapped by a gangster (Gerald Mohr), and a battle royal ensues when the lawyers try to rescue him.
The Unknown (1946) as Music Director
A woman hires two detectives to keep her alive long enough to claim her inheritance.
Blondie's Lucky Day (1946) as Music Director
Dagwood takes over the office in Dithers's absence and hires former WAC Mary Jane. Dagwood and the WAC become unemployed, the Bumsteads start their own business, and Dagwood gets his old job back.
Personality Kid (1946) as Music Director
Boston Blackie and the Law (1946) as Music Director
A reformed thief brings a magic show to a woman's prison and gets mixed up in an escape.
Night Editor (1946) as Music Director
A detective hides key evidence in a murder case rather than reveal he was cheating on his wife.
The Notorious Lone Wolf (1946) as Music Director
A reformed thief tracks a stolen gem to clear his name.
Blondie Knows Best (1946) as Music Director
Shadowed (1946) as Music Director
Fred J. Johnson (Lloyd Corrigan) scores a hole-in-one but his next drive, using the lucky, initialed golf ball, soars out of bounds and lands near a spot where some counterfeiters are burying a murder victim. Then begins a series of events in which he is hounded and threatened by the killers. The consequences of his not reporting what he saw to the police lead to a climax in which is daughter is held hostage by the crooks.
The Devil's Mask (1946) as Music Director
A detective tries to identify a shrunken head found in a crashed cargo plane.
The Man Who Dared (1946) as Music Director
Just Before Dawn (1946) as Music Director
A criminal psychologist is tricked into injecting a diabetic with poison instead of insulin.
The Return of Rusty (1946) as Music Director
The Secret of the Whistler (1946) as Music Director
An artist plots murder when his rich wife when she catches him in an affair with one of his models.
That Texas Jamboree (1946) as Music Director
With the backing of the Mayor, Brady is running a crooked gambling operation. When Sheriff Curt shuts him down, he reopens when the Mayor charters his place as a private club. When Curt decides to run for Mayor, he is made to shut down the popular Warren medicine show. With Curt now out of favor the Warrens decide to run their daughter for Mayor and Brady has a plan to stop her also.
A Close Call for Boston Blackie (1946) as Music Director
A reformed thief fights to clear himself of murder charges.
Crime Doctor's Man Hunt (1946) as Music Director
A criminal psychologist investigates the murder of a veteran with amnesia.
Song of the Prairie (1945) as Post-scoring
Joan Wingate's wealthy father doesn't want his daughter to go into show business. As they vacation in the west she gets a job with Dan Tyler's show and uses Wingate money to keep him afloat. Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers they try to keep her father away from the show. But he eventually finds out and decides they will return east.
Out of the Depths (1945) as Music Director
Life with Blondie (1945) as Music Director
The Girl of the Limberlost (1945) as Music Director
Based on Gene Stratton-Porter's novel and a remake of Columbia's 1934 "The Girl of the Limberlost" and 1939's "Romance of the Limberlost," this one has altered the kinship who-hates-the-girl relationship from an aunt to her mother. This time out, Elnora Comstock (Dorinda Clifton) lives on the edge of a great swamp and collects butterflies to sell in order to go to high school and pay for violin lessons. Her mother, Kate Comstock (Ruth Nelson), hates her as she blames the girl for the father's death as he drowned in a quagmire on the way home the night the girl was born. The years-late revelation that the husband had been off courting a neighbor woman that night brings an attitude adjustment to the mother.
Voice of the Whistler (1945) as Music Director
A dying millionaire marries his nurse for companionship, only to experience a miracle cure.
I Love a Bandleader (1945) as Music Director
An amnesiac thinks he''''s a popular bandleader.
Boston Blackie's Rendezvous (1945) as Music Director
A reformed thief helps the police stop an escaped maniac''''s killing spree.
Prison Ship (1945) as Music Director
My Name Is Julia Ross (1945) as Music Director
A young girl finds herself entrenched in a murder cover-up when she goes to work for a wealthy widow.
Adventures of Rusty (1945) as Music Director
A lonely boy tries to rehabilitate a police dog trained by the Nazis.
Sergeant Mike (1944) as Music Director
One Mysterious Night (1944) as Music Director
A reformed thief helps the police recover an Egyptian diamond.
The Unwritten Code (1944) as Music Director
The Missing Juror (1944) as Music Director
A detective tries to stop whomever is murdering the jurors on a notorious murder case.
Cry of the Werewolf (1944) as Music Director
A young gypsy girl turns into a wolf to destroy her enemies.
Louisiana Hayride (1944) as Music Director
In hopes of becoming a movie star, a country girl follows two con men to Hollywood.
The Soul of a Monster (1944) as Music Director
A mysterious woman saves a doctor''''s life at the price of his soul.

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