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Charles A. Hughes

Charles A. Hughes



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Born: March 21, 1890 Cause of Death:
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Cast (feature film)

The Last Hurrah (1958) as
A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
Ransom! (1956) as Chairman
A wealthy couple tries to cope with the press and the police when their son is kidnapped.
Daddy Long Legs (1955) as Hotel manager
A tycoon anonymously sponsors a French girl''''s college education.
The Yellow Cab Man (1950) as Police lieutenant
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
Forgotten Women (1949) as Sergeant Fay
On Our Merry Way (1948) as Policeman
Oliver Pease gets a dose of courage from his wife Martha and tricks the editor of the paper (where he writes lost pet notices) into assigning him the day's roving question. Martha suggests, "Has a little child ever changed your life?" Oliver gets answers from two slow-talking musicians, an actress whose roles usually feature a sarong, and an itinerant cardsharp. In each case the "little child" is hardly innocent: in the first, a local auto mechanic's "baby" turns out to be fully developed as a woman and a musician; in the second, a spoiled child star learns kindness; in the third, the family of a lost brat doesn't want him returned. And Oliver, what becomes of him?
Dangerous Years (1948) as Detective
Jeff Carter has put an end to the town's delinquency with a boys' club. Young hoodlum Danny shows up and influences teenagers Doris, Willy and Leo. They hang out at a juke joint where Eve (one of Marilyn's first bit parts) works. When Jeff tries to stop a robbery planned by Danny, he is killed and Danny goes on trial.
Masquerade in Mexico (1946) as F.B.I. man
The Blue Dahlia (1946) as Lieutenant Lloyd
A veteran fights to prove he didn''''t kill his cheating wife.
Roughly Speaking (1945) as Financier
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
Practically Yours (1944) as Radio announcer
I Wanted Wings (1941) as Meteorology instructor
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
The Last Alarm (1940) as Lieutenant King
Women in the Wind (1939) as Bill Steele
Personal conflicts flare between competitors in a women's air race.
Touchdown, Army (1938) as Superintendent Smith
Prep football star Jimmy Howal(Robert Cummings)gets a reception far different from what he expected when he enters West Point. His cocky attitude earns him the enmity of many upperclassmen, especially hot-tempered southerner Brandon Culpepper (John Howard), who also sees Howal as a rival for beautiful Toni Denby (Mary Carlisle), daughter of West Point officer Colonel Denby (Minor Watson.) Just before the Army-Navy football game, Howals' name is posted as failing French, and the cadets fear he will be kept from playing because of it. (The Paramount writers overlooked the fact that since Howal was a plebe nee freshman student, he couldn't have played anyway as freshman weren't eligible for the varsity in this period.) Toni agrees to tutor Howal, but she, unknowingly, uses an old examination which Is the basis for the new test. Howal realizes what has happened when he passes the exam with flying colors, and suspects Toni of having set out to make a fool of him.
Always in Trouble (1938) as Griggs
The Frontiersmen (1938) as [Mayor] Jud Thorpe [alias Dan Rawley]
The story of a beautiful and emotionally/psychologically distraught young woman whose unique perspective (literally, through the lens of a camera) results in suffering and despair. The heroes are Jiney and sexy lesbian roommate-best-friend Jas. Jiney and Jas are casual photographers, but Jiney is t
Ride a Crooked Mile (1938) as Federal agent

Cast (short)

The Luckiest Guy in the World (1946)
A man destroys his life through gambling debts and stealing company funds in this short film.
They're Always Caught (1938)
This short film shows the role a crime laboratory plays in the solving of criminal investigations.
Picture Palace (1933)
After getting fired from their vaudeville theater, a couple create an act to purchase the theater in this musical short. Vitaphone Release 1619-1620.

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