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Cast (feature film)

1.
Psychic Killer (1975) as Dr Cummings
Mental patient Arnold Masters, hospitalized for a murder he didn't commit, learns astral projection--the art of leaving one's physical body and transporting the soul someplace else--from a fellow inmate. Upon his release, Arnold uses his new powers to bump off the people he holds responsible for his arrest, his mother's death while he was imprisoned and the price of meat! Lt. Morgan and Lt. Anderson are the cops on his trail, while his caring shrink, Dr. Scott, tries to prevent any more deaths.
2.
A House Is Not a Home (1964) as Tim
Story follows the life of Polly Adler, who grew to become one of New York's most successful bordello madams of the 20s.
3.
Flight That Disappeared (1961) as Ray Houser
Aliens kidnap three Earth scientists to convince them to oppose nuclear warfare.
4.
The Caddy (1953) as Photographer
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''''s taught everything.
5.
Off Limits (1953) as Capt. Sawyer
Wally Hogan has things going his way. He is the manager-trainer of Bullet Bradley, a fighter who has just won the lightweight championship. Life suddenly takes a not-so-happy turn, however, when Bullet gets drafted. Hogan's gangster partners "persuade him to enlist and keep an eye on the fighter, who is subsequently declared psychologically unfit for the Army. Enter Herbet Tuttle, a draftee eager to have Hogan turn him into a fighter. Hogan Reluctantly agrees only after he discovers Tuttle's aunt is the beautiful singer at a nightclub. From then on it's a case of stringing Tuttle along while trying to get close to his aunt. To further complicate Hogan's life there is a rulebook Military Police Officer who tries to squish the shenanigans.
6.
Pony Express (1953) as
Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickcok fight to create a pony express route in California.
7.
Here Come the Girls (1953) as Script assistant
A chorus boy is used as bait to catch an attacker.
8.
The War of the Worlds (1953) as Reporter
A scientist on vacation stumbles upon a Martian invasion.
9.
Houdini (1953) as Reporter
The famed magician and escape artist rises to stardom while haunted by the loss of his mother.
10.
Botany Bay (1953) as Navy lieutenant
In 1787 prisoners from London's Newgate Gaol are to be shipped to New South Wales. Hugh Tallant is an American medical student whom, we learn at sea, was falsely imprisoned. Because of his attempt to escape, evil Captain Gilbert decides to return him to England on charges of mutiny. Events, including arrival of plague, keep Tallant busy in New South Wales.
11.
Sailor Beware (1952) as Shore patrol
Two sailors wreak havoc on the Navy.
12.
The Turning Point (1952) as Guard
Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob lieutenant Harrigan. Jerry's friendship for John is tested by the question of what to do about Matt, and by his attraction to John's girl Amanda. Meanwhile, the threatened racketeers adopt increasingly violent means of defense.
13.
Somebody Loves Me (1952) as Musician
14.
Something to Live For (1952) as Man at Christmas party
15.
Carrie (1952) as Bartender/Boyfriend
A married man''''s passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
16.
The Atomic City (1952) as Lab clerk
Enemy agents kidnap an atomic scientist''''s son.
17.
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952) as Bellboy
Country bumpkin Aaron Slick (Alan Young) has been unsuccessfully courting pretty young widow Josie Beery (Dinah Shore) for years. Josie yearns for a fling in the big city. With $20,000 from a crooked deal stashed in their trunk, Bill Merridew (Robert Merrill) and his "kissing cousin" Gladys (Adele Jergens), stars, in a relative sense, of a touring tent show stop at Josie's farm. Merridew, actually hiding out, thinks there is oil on the farm and Aaron, knowing otherwise, tricks him into buying the farm for a large sum. Josie takes the money and runs to Chicago, with Merridew, realizing he was tricked, in hot pursuit. Aaron arrives in time to keep Josie from letting Merridew "invest" her money.
18.
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
19.
My Favorite Spy (1951) as FBI man
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
20.
Appointment with Danger (1951) as Police sergeant
Relentless postal inspector Al Goddard is set to Gary, Indiana, when another officer is murdered. He must find the nun who witnessed the murder, then infiltrate the gang by convincing them he is a postal inspector gone bad.
21.
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) as Waiter/Gambler
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
22.
Rhubarb (1951) as Policeman
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
23.
Branded (1951) as
A gunman tries to pass himself off as a wealthy ranchers long lost son.
24.
Dear Brat (1951) as Clerk
25.
His Kind of Woman (1951) as Policeman
A deported gangster causes problems for guests at a Mexican resort.
26.
Submarine Command (1951) as
A Naval commander torments himself over a crewman''''s death.
27.
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
28.
The File on Thelma Jordon (1950) as Reporter
A woman seduces a District Attorney and pulls him into a web of theft and murder.
29.
Let's Dance (1950) as Captain
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
30.
Mr. Music (1950) as Guest
31.
Where Danger Lives (1950) as Policeman
A psychopath draws her doctor into her murderous schemes.
32.
Union Station (1950) as City slicker
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
33.
Let's Dance (1950) as Band leader
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
34.
Riding High (1950) as Spectator
An heiress and her sister''''s fiancee defy her family to race horses.
35.
Alias Nick Beal (1949) as Phone worker
A crusading district attorney sells his soul to the devil to fight corruption.
36.
Chicago Deadline (1949) as Reporter
On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.
37.
The Great Gatsby (1949) as Guest at party
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
38.
The Big Clock (1948) as Man with fish
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
39.
Beyond Glory (1948) as Cpl. McMullen
Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages him to go to West Point. While there he faces serious disciplinary review for having forced a plebe into resigning. He may even be court-martialled.
40.
A Foreign Affair (1948) as Lieutenant
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.
41.
Hazard (1948) as Guard
42.
43.
Dream Girl (1948) as Best man
44.
The Paleface (1948) as
An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians.
45.
Miss Tatlock's Millions (1948) as Dan, chuck wagon attendant
After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions.
46.
Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948) as L.A. policeman
When heiress Jean Courtland attempts suicide, her fiancée Elliott Carson probes her relationship to John Triton. In flashback, we see how stage mentalist Triton starts having terrifying flashes of true precognition. His partner, Whitney Courtland, uses Triton's talent to make money; but Triton's inability to prevent what he foresees, causes him to break up the act and become a hermit. Years later, Triton has new visions and desperately tries to prevent tragedies in the Courtland family. Can his warnings succeed against suspicion, unbelief, and inexorable fate?
47.
The Emperor Waltz (1948) as King's guard
Traveling Salesman Virgil Smith wants to sell his Grammophones in pre-WWI Austria. To enhance this, he especially wants to sell one to Emperor Franz Joseph, but at first the Austrian palace guards think he is carrying a bomb. He meets the Countess Johanna von Stolzenberg-Stolzenberg and after the usual misunderstandings, falls in love with her, this is especially assisted by his dog Buttons. But the relation between a Countess and an ordinary U.S. citizen cannot work in Austria, that is the Emperor's opinion. Is he wrong?
48.
Beyond Glory (1948) as 4F
Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages him to go to West Point. While there he faces serious disciplinary review for having forced a plebe into resigning. He may even be court-martialled.
49.
Sealed Verdict (1948) as Air Force officer
50.
Welcome Stranger (1947) as Man on sleighride
A small-town doctor resents the presence of a new younger physician and his newfangled ways.
51.
Unconquered (1947) as Captain Clark/Royal American officer/Officer/Court clerk/Townsman
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
52.
The Trouble with Women (1947) as Reporter
53.
Suddenly, It's Spring (1947) as A.T.C. officer
A WAC officer returns from the war to find her husband wants a divorce.
54.
Variety Girl (1947) as Asst. director
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
55.
The Perils of Pauline (1947) as Assistant cameraman
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
56.
The Perils of Pauline (1947) as Poster man
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
57.
Ladies' Man (1947) as Boy at cocktail table
Henry Haskell (Eddie Bracken), owner of a hard-scrabble farm near Badger, Oklahona, thwarted in love and through with women forever, strikes oil while digging for water and becomes a millionaire. He heads for New York, with $50,000 in his pocket, to fulfill his lifelong ambition of seeing Grant's Tomb and riding the subway. Fortune-huntress Gladys Hayden (Virginia Field) moves into rooms adjoining Henry's at his swank New York hotel. He joins a large crowd on the street and suddenly finds himself being interviewed by Jean Mitchell (Virginia Wells) on a "Streets of New York" broadcast. When Henry says he is the only millionaire from Badger, Oklahoma, Jean impulsively offers to introduce him to any listener who sends in a box-top of her sponsor's face powder. Henry invites Jean to dine at the Automat and a ride home on the subway and, since he borrows nickels from her for food and the subway, she doubts he is really a millionaire. She is unaware he couldn't get change for a $100 bill. On the subway, they encounter Spike Jones and His City Slickers and, learning they are out of work, Henry gives them each $100 bills. Millions of women, clamouring for dates with Henry, send in box-tops. Jean and her uncle dream up a radio program that promises some lucky Cinderella a date with Henry each night. Jean puts on an act that makes Henry, self-vowed woman-hater, think her job is in jeopardy and he goes along. And Gladys makes strides with Henry with her phoney southern accent. When Henry learns that he has been tricked into the radio scheme, he pretends to be bankrupt...
58.
Blaze of Noon (1947) as Pilot
In the 1920s, the four McDonald brothers leave the uncertain life of carnival stunt fliers for steady jobs with the U.S. Air Mail. They've agreed that "guys like us don't have a right to get married," but that's before Colin meets nurse Lucille Stewart and, in a whirlwind courtship, weds her. Can this marriage, or indeed any of the brothers, survive the dangers of their new profession?
59.
Miss Susie Slagle's (1946) as Student
60.
O.S.S. (1946) as Pilot
John Martin is part of an American spy team dropped into France during World War II to destroy the French railway system. After successfully blowing up a tunnel he runs back to save Ellen and is told "Never come back for me again." Later he must choose whether or not to obey her wishes.
61.
The Blue Dahlia (1946) as Guest at cocktail party
A veteran fights to prove he didn''''t kill his cheating wife.
62.
Blue Skies (1946) as Dancer
Vaudeville partners spend years vying for the same beautiful woman.
63.
Murder, He Says (1945) as F.B.I. man
A pollster stumbles on a family of small-town killers.
64.
The Affairs of Susan (1945) as Captain
Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive country girl who reluctantly becomes an actress, another paints a picture of a gay party girl and and the third describes a serious intellectual. Which one is the real Susan?
65.
You Came Along (1945) as
War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour. After some amusing escapades, Bob and Ivy become romantically involved, agreeing it's "just fun up in the air." Then Ivy finds out the real reason why it shouldn't be anything more.
66.
The Affairs of Susan (1945) as Elevator attendant
Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive country girl who reluctantly becomes an actress, another paints a picture of a gay party girl and and the third describes a serious intellectual. Which one is the real Susan?
67.
The Stork Club (1945) as Master of ceremonies
A hat-check girl gets rich quick when she saves a millionaire''''s life.
68.
The Lost Weekend (1945) as Nurse
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
69.
Here Come the Waves (1944) as Sailor
Twin sisters Rosemary and Susie Allison are successful nightclub performers. Their act is about to come to a close when serious-minded Rosemary announces she's joining the Waves. Fun-loving Susie decides to enlist also, especially after she learns that crooner Johnny Cabot has just been drafted by the Navy.
70.
Lady in the Dark (1944) as Dancer
71.
Frenchman's Creek (1944) as
A British noblewoman flees the life of the court to run off with a French pirate.
72.
Practically Yours (1944) as Cameraman
73.
Dixie (1943) as Specialty member of minstrel show
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
74.
Let's Face It (1943) as
75.
Ship Ahoy (1942) as Dancer
A dancer sailing to Puerto Rico hides government messages in her tap routines.
76.
77.
Thin Ice (1937) as

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