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Cast (feature film)

A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950) as
In 1876 Dawson wants to prevent a train from getting to Tomahawk CO on time, to keep it from competing with his stage coach line. Kit, who must get the train to its goal, forces Johnny aboard as the needed passenger. Madame Adelaide's showgirls (including Marilyn as Clara) ride along and, en route to Tomahawk, join Johnny in "Oh, What a Forward Young Man You Are."
The Petty Girl (1950) as Doorman
A cheesecake artist tries to get a college professor to pose for him.
Malaya (1949) as Bartender
Two men join forces to smuggle rubber out of occupied Malaya during World War II.
Take One False Step (1949) as Attendant
Prof. Andrew Gentling, in Los Angeles to help found a new college, is inveigled by old flame Catherine Sykes into a midnight drive. Next day Catherine is missing, believed killed; friend Martha convinces Andrew that he's a prime suspect and should investigate before he's arrested. But this only puts Andrew in a more deadly kind of danger.
The Inspector General (1949) as Goatherd
A perpetual student is mistaken for a government official in a small Eastern European village.
Arctic Manhunt (1949) as Mailman
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Station agent
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.
That Wonderful Urge (1949) as Secretary
An heiress gets back at the reporter who pretended to romance her to get a story.
All My Sons (1948) as McGraw
A veteran discovers his father cut costs on wartime military equipment.
The Walls of Jericho (1948) as Tough
After County Attorney Dave Connors (Cornel Wilde) helps Julian Norman (Anne Baxter) with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman (Henry Hull), she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria Wedge (Linda Darnell), the new bride of Dave's best friend, Tucker Wedge (Kirk Douglas), makes overtures and plays for Dave, much to the displeasure of Dave's hard-drinking wife Belle (Ann Dvorak.) Angered by Dave's rebuffs, Algeria induces the state political boss to back Tucker for a Congress race against Dave. Meanwhile, Julia has returned to Jericho, with her law degree, and she and Dave fall in love. But when Dave announces he won't run for Congress, she feels she is the reason and she takes a job in Kansas City. Tucker wins the election and he and Algeria go to Washington. Later, Tucker announces a run for the Senate and Dave decides to run against him. When Marjorie Ransome (Coleen Townsend) kills a drunk in self-defense, Julia returns to Jericho to work with Dave, now in private practice,on Marjorie's defense. The still-resentful Algeria moves to kill Dave's senate bid when Tucker's newspaper announces that Dave is being sued for divorce, with Julia named as correspondent.
Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! (1948) as Dugan
Light-hearted, old-style romance about a farm-hand who arranges to buy a pair of mules from his employer. No one is able to handle the mules and he must train them. Adding to his dilemma, he pursues his boss's daughter who gets her kicks out of keeping him guessing about her true feelings. Of course, at the end he tames both the mules and the girl.
Fury at Furnace Creek (1948) as Luke
Green Grass of Wyoming (1948) as Storekeeper Johnson
A roving stallion causes problems for Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd.
Feudin', Fussin and A-Fightin' (1948) as Judge
Small towners kidnap a salesman to help them win a race against their rivals.
Panhandle (1948) as
The Wreck of the Hesperus (1948) as Alexander Tarn
Belle Starr's Daughter (1948) as Lounger
The Egg and I (1947) as Mailman
Newlywed city slickers decide to give country life a try as chicken farmers.
This Time for Keeps (1947) as Doorman
A famous singer's son falls for a swimming star.
They Won't Believe Me (1947) as Sheriff
A faithless husband is charged with a murder he didn't commit.
The Vigilantes Return (1947) as Farmer
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now? (1947) as Doorman
A biopic of the career of Joe Howard (12 Feb.,1878 - 19 May, 1961), famous songwriter of the early 20th Century. Howard wrote the title song, Goodbye, My Lady Love; and Hello, My Baby among many others. Mark Stevens was dubbed by Buddy Clark, well known singer of the 30's and 40's
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947) as Stagehand
True story of composer Jerome Kern's rise to the top on Broadway and in Hollywood.
Idea Girl (1946) as Grumpy man
Larry Brewster (Jess Barker), partner in the music publishing firm of Brewster and Crow, returns from a trip to find that his partner, J. C. Crow (Alan Mowbray) has hired Pat O'Rourke (Julie Bishop)as a song plugger. Larry doesn't approve of the plan and, in a bad mood, refuses to see composer Wilfred Potts (George Dolenz)who is offering a song for publication. Pat, in spite of Larry's objections, stays on the job. She has the firm promote an amateur song-writing contest, and the winner is a submission by Potts, but because he used the name of Wicks, the firm can't locate him and is facing prosecution on charges of using the mail to conduct a fraudulent contest.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946) as
George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrficed his education for his brother's, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter, and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls is he had never lived.
Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946) as
A retired Army officer fights to save his hometown''''s Confederate monument.
Smoky (1946) as Livery stable proprietor
A Western loner forges a bond with a runaway horse.
Snafu (1945) as Fred
A 14-year-old has to re-adjust when he''''s returned to his family after falsifying his age to become a World War II hero.
This Love of Ours (1945) as Gardner
At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's new technique, Florence is revealed in a flashback as Michel's abandoned wife Karin, whom their daughter Susette thinks is dead. Can Susette cope if they now re-unite?
Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe (1945) as Watchman
Joe Davis Sr., headliner at a big nightclub, is visited by medical student son Joe Jr., who to Dad's chagrin wants to be a crooner, and soon comes between Dad and his girlfriend Claire. So glamorous dancer Bonnie is enlisted to distract Junior. Which does Bonnie want more, the fur coat or true love? Plot is a framework for numerous Ziegfeld style stage productions.
That's the Spirit (1945) as Doorman
The Mummy's Curse (1945) as Hill
An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths Kharis the living mummy, who was buried in quicksand 25 years earlier.
Along Came Jones (1945) as Townsman
A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw.
Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945) as Mr. Dwerger
A hotel bellboy is the unlikely choice to escort a visiting princess, over the protests of his invalid girlfriend.
Scarlet Street (1945) as Bellboy
A middle aged wouldbe painter falls into the clutches of an unscrupulous woman.
Can't Help Singing (1944) as Mr. Brown
A senator''''s daughter follows her boyfriend in the days of the California gold rush.
None But the Lonely Heart (1944) as Dad Fitchitt
A young ne'er-do-well tries to get his life on track to help his ailing mother.
The Merry Monahans (1944) as Doorman
Swingtime Johnny (1944) as Pop
The Andrews Sisters take a hiatus from show business to aid the war effort. They take on jobs at a pipe-organ plant now making artillery shells. But they still find time for plenty of singing and dancing.
Fired Wife (1943) as Watchman
Honeymoon Lodge (1943) as Conductor
Northern Pursuit (1943) as Farmer
A Mountie tracks a downed Nazi flyer through the Canadian wilderness.
Top Man (1943) as Mover
Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942) as
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
Kings Row (1942) as Arnold Kelly
Small town scandals inspire an idealistic young man to take up psychiatry.
The Big Shot (1942) as Storekeeper
A mob leader escapes prison and flees with his love to a mountain hideaway, where he tries to atone for his sins.
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) as Doorman
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.
I Was Framed (1942) as
A news man''''s political investigations land him in prison.
Almost Married (1942) as Perkins
Gloria Dobson (Jane Frazee) is finding it hard to become a night club singer in New York because she has "no name". She is given a chance to acquire one when her trunk is delivered by mistake to the home of socialite James Manning III (Robert Paige). The latter's wealthy Aunt Matilda (Elizabeth Patterson) has Jimmy tagged for marriage to Louella Marvin (Jan Wiley). Jimmy, not interested in marrying Louella, and his butler, Michael (Charles Coleman) persuade Gloria, who has come to claim her trunk, to be introduced to Aunt Mathilda as Jimmy's "secret bride". The news of his "secret marriage" makes the newspapers, and his lawyers advise him that the only way out is an actual marriage to Gloria, followed by a quick divorce. Gloria agrees and they are married, and she discovers she has fallen in love with Jimmy. But humiliated because Jimmy still wants a divorce, she defiantly obtains a night club singing engagement on the strength of her married name. Jimmy ruins her chances of gaining recognition by buying up all the club's reservations for three weeks. Gloria then heads for Reno to get a divorce. Jimmy, realizing that he does love Gloria, flies to catch her Reno-bound train...
Always in My Heart (1942) as Fisherman
A convict returns home to find his family has forgotten him.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Newsman
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
Gentleman Jim (1942) as
Fanciful biography of 19th-century boxing champion Jim Corbett.
In This Our Life (1942) as Worker
A neurotic southerner steals her sister's husband then vies with her for another man.
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941) as
Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of town lots to give him control, but Quaker schoolmarm Annie Morgan bags one of the key lots. Cork's lawyer Steve Lewis tries romancing Annie to get the lot back, finding her so overpoweringly liberated she leaves him dizzy. Still, Steve attains his nefarious object...almost...then has cause to deeply regret having aroused the sleeping giant of feminism!
One Foot in Heaven (1941) as Storekeeper
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
Sergeant York (1941) as Mountaineer
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
The Strawberry Blonde (1941) as Toby
A man''''s infatuation with a gold-digging beauty continues after his marriage.
Manpower (1941) as Watchman
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
The Great American Broadcast (1941) as Doorman
After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring everyone back together.
Bad Men of Missouri (1941) as Willard
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
Out of the Fog (1941) as Morgue attendant
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter.
Blues in the Night (1941) as Brakeman
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader from drinking himself to death.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) as Gas station man
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
Young People (1940) as Farmer
Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small town until a storm lets the family show their stuff. Clips from earlier films fill in Shirley's background.
Brigham Young--Frontiersman (1940) as
Two young Mormons struggle to survive their people''''s journey to a new home in the West.
No Time for Comedy (1940) as Doorman
A wealthy culture vulture tries to steal a playwright from his actress wife.
Yesterday's Heroes (1940) as Conductor
Legion of the Lawless (1940) as Doc Denton
A vigilante group takes over the town they're supposed to be protecting.
Little Old New York (1940) as Horace
Steamboat inventor Robert Fulton shows up in New York in 1807. Tavern keeper (Faye) believes in him, but her boyfriend (MacMurray) doesn't. All seems lost when sailors afraid of losing their jobs burn his boat.
A Dispatch from Reuters (1940) as News vendor
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
King of the Lumberjacks (1940) as Laramie
A northwoods lumberjack unwittingly marries his best friend''''s girl.
Let Us Live (1939) as Theater watchman
Two wrongly convicted men are sentenced to death.
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) as Official
The future president considers a political career while practicing law.
The Roaring Twenties (1939) as Doorman
Three WWI Army buddies get mixed up with the mob in peacetime.
Susannah of the Mounties (1939) as Hostler
Shirley is the orphaned survivor of an Indian attack in the Canadian West. A Mountie (Scott) and his girlfriend (Lockwood) take her in. Everybody suffers further Indian attacks and the Mountie is saved from the stake only by Shirley's intervention with the Indian chief.
Spirit of Culver (1939) as Watchman
Two Bright Boys (1939) as Train conductor
The Return of the Cisco Kid (1939) as Proprietor
Cisco is attracted to Ann Carver and is soon involved in her and her Grandfather's problems. Sheriff McNally has taken their money, their deed, and thrown them in jail. After breaking them out he makes a deal to buy back their land from McNally and to get the money he and his comrades rob the bank. When time for the payoff arrives, McNally has his men ready to nab him but Cisco has a surprise for McNally.
King of the Underworld (1939) as Clem
A lady doctor gets mixed up with a criminal gang.
Konga, the Wild Stallion (1939) as Sheriff
Three Blind Mice (1938) as Workman
Three sisters take their small inheritance and move from Kansas to California in search of rich husbands. To start with Pamela poses as a socialite and Moira and Elizabeth pretend to be her staff.
Swing Sister Swing (1938) as Mr. Beagle
Broadway press agent Nap Sisler (Ken Murray) sees a chance to make a national hit with a new dance, "The Baltimore Bubble", created by Greenvale filling-station attendant Johnny Bennett (Johnny Downs). Nap promotes dance instructor Professor L. Orlando Beebee (Ernest Truex) out of $500 to bring Johnny, his dancing partner Snookie Saunders (Kathryn Kane, formerly known as Katherine "Sugar" Kane but not in this film), and Greenvale grocery clerk and hot trombonist Satchel-Lips Peters (Eddie Quillan) to New York. Introduced at a night club by bandleader Ted Weems, the trio is a hit. The Greenvale trio begin a theatre tour with their dance, now a national sensation. The craze soon dies out and Johnny stays in New York to try for another chance at fame with a dancer, Nona (Edna Sedgwick), while the other two return to Greenvale. The new act soon flops and Johnny returns to Greenvale and is met by Snookie, Satchel-Lips and the town band, who escort him to a new and lavish service station built with the money earned from "The Baltimore Bubble."
Blockade (1938) as
A Spanish peasant caught up in the Civil War falls for a Russian spy''''s daughter.
Born to Be Wild (1938) as Stevens
Racket Busters (1938) as Gas station owner
A mobster tries to take over the trucking business.
Sing You Sinners (1938) as Al Burkee
A brother act is broken up by one sibling''''s devotion to gambling.
You Only Live Once (1937) as Brakeman
When he''''s framed for murder, an escaped convict returns to crime to protect his wife and child.
Wells Fargo (1937) as Bartender
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
I Promise to Pay (1937) as Watchman
A man goes to a loan shark to finance his family''''s vacation.
Draegerman Courage (1937) as Steve
After a mine cave in, the rescue crew risks their lives to search for two trapped miners.
Slave Ship (1937) as Old man
Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he finds the same old setup, including slave trade.
Criminals of the Air (1937) as "Hot Cake Joe"
Undercover agent Mark Owens (Charles Quigley) is sent to aid the Border Patrol in the trans-border town of Hernandez in breaking up a well-organized band of smugglers. Since the town is also noted for a place for obtaining quick marriages on the Mexico side, Mark obtains the job of pilot on "The Honeymoon Express." He does not realize that he has been recognized as a G-Man by "Hot Cake" Joe (Herbert Heywood), operator of a sandwich stand and an informant for the smugglers. Reporter Nancy Rawlings (Rosalind Keith), assigned to the airport on the American side of the border, sees Mike running the matrimonial express in his flamboyant uniform, and thinks he is ridiculous enough to make a good story. Her suspicions are aroused when he refuses to be photographed. She is further convinced he is a smuggler when she sees him accepting money from Kurt Feldon (Russell Hicks), suspected head of the smugglers. Feldon has accepted Mike as a genuine pilot for wedding parties and is paying him to steer customers to his cafe. Learning the truth from Joe, Feldon orders his henchman/flyer Blast Reardon (Marc Lawrence)to get rid of Mike. Blast, with a gang moll as his accomplice, charters Mike to fly them across the border to get married. A waitress at the airport, who Nancy has bribed to watch Mike's activities, tips her off about the flight and Nancy hides in the plane. Once in the air, Blast forces Mike to land at the smuggler's hideout, where he is imprisoned.
Slim (1937) as Timekeeper
Electric linemen compete on the job and in love.
Confession (1937) as Porter
A glamorous singer commits murder to protect her daughter''''s virtue.
White Bondage (1937) as Zach Walters
A reporter risks lynching to prove that share croppers are being cheated.
It Had to Happen (1936) as Trainer
A poor boy (Raft) rises to power in politics. When the banker (Dinehart) husband of his secret love (Russell) takes money and flees the country, he replaces the lost amount and becomes implicated in the crime.
A Son Comes Home (1936) as Hawkins
The King Steps Out (1936) as Innkeeper
A young woman saves her sister from marriage to an emperor that she doesn''''t love.
King of the Pecos (1936) as Josh Billings
Profiteer Alexander Stiles (Cy Kendall) lays claim to a million acres of range in the Pecos River country, but a rancher named Clayborn (John Beck) stands in his way as he has already claimed the water-rich location of Sweetwater as his own, and refuses Stiles' $1000 offer for his land. Led by the murderous Ash (Jack Clifford), the hired guns of Stiles kill Clayborn and his wife (Mary MacLaren) but their young son John (Bradley Metcalfe Jr.) survives and joins his grandfather in Austin. As the boy grows into a man he learns the use of a law book as well as a six gun, intending to use both to bring Stiles to justice. As lawyer John Clay (John Wayne), he travels to the Cottonwood headquarters of Stiles, self-proclaimed King of the Pecos, and meets Hank Matthews (Arthur Aylesworth) and Josh Billings (Herbert Heywood), two cattlemen thrown into poverty through the crooked dealings of Stiles. John serves a summons for Stiles to appear in court but the circuit judge (James Marcus) is too frightned to face the might of Stiles. John sends Hank to round up other impoverished cattlemen, and they provide the judge with an armed escort to Cottonwood. The judge upholds the ranchers' pleas for use of water and grass, and Stiles sees most of his ill-gotten gains turned over to public domain for proper filing. Stiles convinces newcomers Eli Jackson (Edward Hearn) and his daughter Belle (Muriel Evans) that John is trying to cheat the ranchers and file claims for himself. He also plans an ambush for those riding through the canyon to file claims and he sends Ash and his gunmen to the hills, instructing them to shoot anyone without the white arm bands he has supplied to his own riders. John discovers the plot and has the ranchers to also wear white arm bands, ensuring their safe passage. With their claim successfully filed the ranchers plan a cattle drive to Abilene where the railroad is promising $20 a head. Stiles steals whatever cattle he can and moves his outlaws to Sweetwater, where he hopes to extort money for use of the water there from the trail drivers. When the drive reaches Sweetwater, John confronts Stiles, revealing that he is the son of the murdered Clayborn's and that Sweetwater rightfully belongs to him. Following a siege by John and the ranchers, Stiles tries to escape by buckboard, but when the wagon tips over he is crushed by the safe containing money he has stolen from others. John pursues Ash into the rocks, offering him a chance to draw first and then ills him. John leaves his gun and his quest for revenge at the site and turns his mind to Belle and his law career.
Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (1936) as Chairman of council
Road Gang (1936) as Convict at farm
A reporter exposes corruption on a southern chain gang.
Sins of Man (1936) as Stage door man
Austrian church bell ringer Freyman loves music and wants his two sons (both played by Ameche) to love it too. The first goes to America and the second is born deaf-mute but gains hearing during WWI bombing.
White Fang (1936) as Mac
Jack London tale of a woman (Muir) and weakling brother (Beck) who inherit a mine. When the brother commits suicide the guide (Whalen) is accused of murder
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936) as Boncourt
True story of the French scientist''''s battle to establish modern medical methods.
The Irish in Us (1935) as Cook
The sons of an Irish family have to choose among police work, prize fighting and love.
Moonlight on the Prairie (1935) as Pop Powell
An unemployed rodeo star takes on cattle rustlers.
Escape from Devil's Island (1935) as Bouillon
Black Fury (1935) as Bartender
A coal worker gets mixed up in the mob''''s efforts to infiltrate his union.
Eight Bells (1935) as Second engineer
A Feather in Her Hat (1935) as Fish monger
A female shopkeeper sacrifices everything to give her son a theatrical career.
Ladies Crave Excitement (1935) as Constable
An ace newsreel reporter falls unwittingly for the daughter of a rival newsreel owner. Together they try to outwit a gang scheming to fix horse races.
Music in the Air (1934) as Fire captain
A constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young pair comes along.
Marie Galante (1934) as Guide
Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a cafe in the Panama Canal zone. There she gets involved in a plot to destroy the canal and runs into American intelligence officer Crawbett.

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