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Cast (feature film)

Nancy Goes to Rio (1950) as Ship captain
Mother-and-daughter singers compete for the same role and the same man.
Call Northside 777 (1948) as Bartender in Bill's Place
A Chicago reporter re-opens a ten year old murder case.
Race Street (1948) as Fatty Parker
A night-club owner takes on the crooks who killed his best friend.
In This Corner (1948) as Tiny Reade
Bungalow 13 (1948) as Police officer
Perilous Waters (1948) as Slade, also known as "The Boss"
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) as Higgins
A child of the tenements helps an ex-con find a new life.
Joe Palooka in Fighting Mad (1948) as Commissioner
Joe Palooka goes blind during a fight. An operation restores his vision, but he's told not to fight for a year. His trainer Knobby has picked up another fighter, but gangsters are pressing him to fix fights. Joe decides to risk his eyesight to save Knobby's honor.
Sword of the Avenger (1948) as Count Velasquez
Lady in the Lake (1947) as Jaibi
Philip Marlowe searches for a missing woman in this mystery shot entirely from the detective''''s viewpoint.
The Farmer's Daughter (1947) as Sweeney
When she goes to work for a congressman, a Minnesota farm girl takes Washington by storm.
Sinbad the Sailor (1947) as Hassan-Ben-Hassan, Kahn of Basra
The Arabian Nights hero sets off to find the lost treasure of Alexander the Great.
The Invisible Informer (1946) as Sheriff Ladeau
An aristocratic but destitute southern family attempts to swindle an insurance company by faking the theft of a valuable emerald necklace. The company assigns operatives Eve Rogers (Linda Stirling) and Mike Regan (William Henry as Bill Henry) to the case. Eve is nearly strangled by the scion of the family before being rescued by Mike.
The Glass Alibi (1946) as Red Hogan
Without Reservations (1946) as Bond's man
A woman writer falls for a war hero who''''s a perfect match for the hero of her latest novel.
Inside Job (1946) as Captain Martin
Blonde for a Day (1946) as Pete Rafferty
Docks of New York (1945) as Compeau
Glimpy finds a necklace next to a dead body in an alley. His discovery leads to the gang getting mixed up in murder, intrigue involving a European royal family, and a killer who is after the necklace that Muggs has and will stop at nothing to get it.
Wilson (1945) as Charles F. Murphy
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
The Cisco Kid Returns (1945) as Jennings
The Cisco Kid (Duncan Renaldo) and Pancho (Martin Garralaga) stop the marriage of Rosita (Cecelia Callejo) to Harris (Roger Pryor) by claiming that Cisco is already married to her, and exhibit a borrowed child, Nancy (Sharon Smith) as proof. Cisco carries off the furious Rosita, but finds, when returning Nancy, that her real father (Walter Clinton) has been shot to death. Assuming responsibility for Nancy, Cisco sends her and Rosita to stay with Tia (Eva Puig), and he visits the local padre (Fritz Leiber). Harris and Conway (Anthony Warde) scheme to get custody of the child, so they can obtain the money left to her by her father. As part of the plot, an actress (Vicky Lane), comes to town posing as the girl's mother, accompanied by her maid Jeanette (Jan Wiley). Rosita, jealous of the attention Cisco is paying to Jeanette, tells Harris where the child is being kept in hiding. Cisco sends Pancho to the sheriff (Bud Osborne) with a message promising to give himself up for "kidnapping" Nancy if the sheriff will bring along "Mrs. Page" and Conway.
She Gets Her Man (1945) as Brodie
The Power of the Whistler (1945) as Druggist
A young woman seeks an amnesiac''''s true identity in the clues in his pockets.
Scarlet Street (1945) as Nick
A middle aged wouldbe painter falls into the clutches of an unscrupulous woman.
The Tiger Woman (1945) as Inspector Henry Leggett
Cornered (1945) as Detective
A World War II veteran hunts down the Nazi collaborators who killed his wife.
A Thousand and One Nights (1945) as Auctioneer
Aladdin tries to make his fortune with the help of a beautiful genie.
Shadow of Terror (1945) as Victor Maxwell
Kismet (1944) as Herald
In the classic Arabian Nights tale, the king of the beggars enters high society to help his daughter marry a handsome prince.
Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944) as Edward Latham
A WAVE, a WAC and a Marine (1944) as Mike Carter
Henny (Henny Youngman), talent scout for the Margaret Ames (Sally Eilers) Film Agency in Hollywood, mistakes Judy (Anne Gillis) and Marian (Elyse Knox), the understudies, for Eileen (Marjorie Woodworth) and Betty (Ramsay Ames), the real stars of a Broadway show and signs them up for movies. Margaret, furious with Henny for the blunder, fires him---but only temporarily. Another agent, Marty Allen (Richard Lane), once married to and still in love with Margaret, signs Betty and Eileen. Henny arrives with Judy and Marian, and the nightclub manager asks Henny to emcee the show. Though he is not sure himself what they can do, Henny introduces the girls and they make a hit in a dramatic sketch. (Simmer down, it's just a Monogram movie, and their nightclub attendees can react anyway director Phil Karlstein/Karlson wants them to.) Big-time movie producer R. J. (Alan Dinehart) signs them to a film contract. So, what does this have to do with the title, "A WAVE, a WAC and a Marine"? Because Judy joins the WAVES, Marian the WACS and Marty the Marines and all have two weeks before induction, and that is more than long enough to shoot a Monogram musical-within-a-Monogram musical and have a few days to spare.
Girl Rush (1944) as Barlan
Two vaudevillians try to round up some ready-made brides for gold prospectors.
The Whistler (1944) as Bartender
A grieving widower hires an assassin to kill him only to have his late wife turn up alive.
Crime by Night (1944) as Sheriff Max Ambers
Married detectives investigating a small-town murder uncover a spy ring.
Dancing in Manhattan (1944) as Inspector J. J. Kirby
The Chinese Cat (1944) as Webster Deacon
Charlie Chan investigates a string of murders involving a mysterious statue.
Outlaw Trail (1944) as "Honest John" Travers
Cowboy heroes take on a corrupt town boss.
Tahiti Nights (1944) as Chief Enoka
Tall in the Saddle (1944) as Cap
A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher.
The Last Ride (1944) as Captain Charlie Butler
A detective suspects foul play in a series of accidental deaths.
Lady in the Death House (1944) as Detective
A young woman is on death row for the murder of a man who was blackmailing her family, although she claims she was framed. Her fiance, a doctor who is conducting experiments on reviving the dead, also happens to be the state's executioner, and is assigned to pull the switch when she is strapped into the electric chair. A famous criminologist, believing her to be innocent, rushes to investigate the case and clear her before her execution date.
Christmas Holiday (1944) as Teddy Jordan
Laura (1944) as Inspector
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he''''s investigating.
The Chance of a Lifetime (1943) as Jumbo Madigan
An ex-thief helps some fellow ex-cons adjust to life as defense workers, only to get involved with a robbery investigation.
A Gentle Gangster (1943) as Al Malone
A Lady Takes a Chance (1943) as Gambling house boss
After Midnight with Boston Blackie (1943) as Joe Herschel
A reformed thief gets himself arrested fetching some jewels for a friend.
Whispering Footsteps (1943) as Brad Dolan
A bank clerk in a small town returns home from a vacation in Indianapolis, and hears a story on the radio about a girl found murdered there. The description of the killer fits him exactly, and when two girls are murdered in his town, suspicion falls on him - especially when he can't provide an alibi for the time the girls were killed.
The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942) as Gestapo agent
A downed pilot enlists a Dutch girl to help him elude the Nazis.
Road to Morocco (1942) as Arab booth proprietor
Two castaways get mixed up in an Arabian nightmare when they're caught between a bandit chief and a beautiful princess.
Johnny Eager (1942) as [Bill] Halligan
A handsome racketeer seduces the DA's daughter for revenge, then falls in love.
Alias Boston Blackie (1942) as Jumbo Madigan
A reformed thief tracks down an escaped convict so he can prove the man is innocent.
Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942) as Colonel Ralph Sargent
When a circus kidnaps Boy, Tarzan and Jane follow him to New York City.
Sunday Punch (1942) as Promoter
A young girl copes with a boarding house full of boxers.
Fly-by-Night (1942) as Dahlig
A Night to Remember (1942) as Louis Kaufman
A mystery writer and his wife stumble on a murder in their new apartment.
Born to Sing (1942) as Police captain
Fledgling entertainers put on a show for Uncle Sam.
Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942) as Jumbo Madigan
When he's framed for robbery, a reformed thief takes off to find the real culprit.
Silver Queen (1942) as Sheriff
A girl is dismayed to discover that her deceased father has left her destitute and in debt.
They Dare Not Love (1941) as Major Kenlein
Pacific Blackout (1941) as Hotel clerk
Ride, Kelly, Ride (1941) as Louis Becker
Blossoms in the Dust (1941) as Policeman
True-life story of Edna Gladney, who fought for orphans' rights in Texas.
Robin Hood of the Pecos (1941) as Ambrose Ballard
A newly appointed sheriff fights to save ranchers from an unscrupulous land baron.
Mystery Ship (1941) as Condor
Honky Tonk (1941) as Man with tar
A young girl falls for a western gambler.
Billy the Kid (1941) as Cass McAndrews, sheriff
A misunderstood youngster turns into one of the West''''s most notorious outlaws.
Sky Murder (1940) as Harrigan
Detective Nick Carter tries to prove a beautiful immigrant innocent of murder.
Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940) as Mr. Carrillo
A teenage boy goes into debt to court a Manhattan socialite.
Opened by Mistake (1940) as Oberweiser
Men Without Souls (1940) as Captain White
The House Across the Bay (1940) as Crawley
An aircraft designer falls for an imprisoned gangster's wife.
Youth Will Be Served (1940) as Sheriff
A southern girl (Withers) goes to a National Youth Association camp after her father goes to jail for bootlegging. When a mean tycoon tries to buy the campground for himself she stages a show which endears her to him. Then her father escapes and catches the crooks who took the tycoon's money, all is saved.
Keeping Company (1940) as Arnold
A young man's engagement is jeopardized by the return of an old girlfriend.
Hullabaloo (1940) as Wilson
A radio star creates a national panic when he announces a Martian invasion.
Women Without Names (1940) as Guard
Construction engineer Fred MacNeil (Robert Paige) meets waitress Joyce King (Ellen Drew) at a hamburger stand and she accepts his invitation to see her home. Joyce is unaware she is being trailed by two detectives on the trail of her former husband, Walter Ferris (John McGuire). Joyce tells Fred that her ex-husband is a wanted criminal, but Fred waves aside her objections and they make plans to marry and honeymoon in Tennessee. Following the wedding, they return to the house after Ferris, accompanied by Peggy Athens (Judith Barrett), has broken in. Caught by Detective Reardon (Thomas E. Jackson), Ferris kills the officer and escapes. McNeil and Joyce arrive immediately afterwards and are accused of the killing by the neighbors. John Marlin (John Miljan), assistant District Attorney, railroads the lovers because he wants to use their prosecution to boost his drive for the District Attorney post.Fred is sentenced to hang and Joyce is given life in prison.
My Favorite Wife (1940) as Detective
A shipwrecked woman is rescued just in time for her husband''''s re-marriage.
Gold Rush Maisie (1940) as Assayer
A Brooklyn showgirl helps a poor family strike it rich.
The Saint Takes Over (1940) as Max Bremer
Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar tries to help a police inspector who''''s been framed on bribery charges.
Prairie Law (1940) as Pete Gore
Cattlemen and farmers go to war over water rights.
The Fargo Kid (1940) as Nick Kane
When a lawman is mistaken for a killer, he turns the mistake to his advantage.
Twelve Crowded Hours (1939) as George Costain
A reporter avenges his editor's murder by gangsters.
The Angels Wash Their Faces (1939) as Haines
A young delinquent defies his sister to join a tough street gang.
Trouble in Sundown (1939) as Ross Daggett
A man''''s friend searches for the real crooks when he''''s accused of robbery and murder.
Blackmail (1939) as Sheriff
A man in prison on false charges escapes to save his family from a blackmailer.
Frontier Marshal (1939) as Mine owner
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).
Calling All Marines (1939) as Big Joe Kelly
Fugitive at Large (1939) as Captain
Stand Up and Fight (1939) as Foreman Ross
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
Pacific Liner (1939) as Deadeyes
A shipboard epidemic triggers mutiny.
Safety in Numbers (1938) as Chief of police
Gold Is Where You Find It (1938) as Kingan
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
Hawaii Calls (1938) as Hawaiian policeman
After being nabbed while trying to stow away on board an ocean liner en route to Hawaii, young Bobby Breen sings for his travel fare and, along with sidekick Pua, turns detective to recover stolen naval documents from crooks
Crime School (1938) as Morgan
A crusading warden sets out to improve conditions at a reform school.
Valley of the Giants (1938) as Sheriff Grabber
A lumberman takes on pirates out to plunder the forest.
The Girl of the Golden West (1938) as Hank, the gambler
A frontierswoman shelters a notorious outlaw.
Breaking the Ice (1938) as Judd
Rawhide (1938) as Sheriff Kale
Baseball superstar Gehrig is one of several ranchers being coerced by a bunch of bandits. His sister and her lawyer/lover organize the ranchers.
The Invisible Menace (1938) as Colonel [Bob] Rogers
An Army base murder investigation dredges up strange secrets.
The Night Hawk (1938) as Captain Teague
Little Miss Thoroughbred (1938) as District Attorney Sheridan
An orphan searching for her father softens a gangster''''s heart.
Young Dr. Kildare (1938) as Cafe manager
A medical school graduate must choose between a small-town practice and a big-city internship.
Meet the Boyfriend (1937) as Walters
The Last Gangster (1937) as Editor
When a notorious gangster gets out of prison, he vows revenge on the wife who left him.
White Bondage (1937) as Rickets
A reporter risks lynching to prove that share croppers are being cheated.
Hot Water (1937) as Chief of police
Borrowing Trouble (1937) as Chief Kelly
Angel's Holiday (1937) as Chief of police
Land Beyond the Law (1937) as Slade Henaberry
An innocent rancher gets mixed up with rustlers.
Once a Doctor (1937) as Dr. Deardon
Two foster brothers studying medicine fall for the same woman.
It Could Happen to You (1937) as Detective
The Shadow Strikes (1937) as Brossett
Lawyer-superhero Lamont Cranston dodges the police while hunting down a killer and a gangster chief.
She Loved a Fireman (1937) as Chief deputy
A ne''''er-do-well learns the hard way that there''''s more to fire fighting than lying around the bunkhouse.
They Won't Forget (1937) as Detective Lanart
Bigotry flares when a teacher is accused of killing a small-town girl in the South.
Man Hunt (1936) as Sheriff at Hackett
A bored small-town teacher gets mixed up with an escaped bank robber.
Sea Spoilers (1936) as Detective
When a Coast Guard commander arrives at his actress girlfriend''''s yacht, he finds the owner killed and his girlfriend missing.
Dancing Feet (1936) as Hotel detective
Bulldog Edition (1936) as Niki Enright
King of the Pecos (1936) as Alexander Stiles
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.
Women Are Trouble (1936) as Inspector Matson
A small-town news hen goes after a big-city job by investigating a vicious protection racket.
Hot Money (1936) as Joe Morgan
Salesman develops fake stock plan in new invention before it''''s finished.
Sworn Enemy (1936) as Simmons
A law student poses as a fight promoter to catch a notorious gangster.
The Magnificent Brute (1936) as Chief of police
The Lonely Trail (1936) as Benedict Holden
Though he fought for the North in the Civil War, John is asked by the Governor of Texas to get rid of some troublesome carpetbaggers. He enlists the help of Holden before learning that Holden too is plundering the local folk.
His Night Out (1935) as Detective

Cast (short)

Coffins on Wheels (1941)
In this short film, unscrupulous car dealers foist faulty and dangerous cars on an unsuspecting public.
Life in Sometown, U.S.A. (1938)
This short film takes a look at strange yet still existing laws in the U.S.A.
"Servant of the People" The Story of the Constitution of the United States (1937)
This historical short film looks at the Founding Fathers of the United States and the creation of the Constitution of the U.S.
The Public Pays (1936)
In this short film, a protection racket preying on milk distribution is broken up.
Hit and Run Driver (1935)
In this short film, a man runs over a young couple on a deserted road, then tries to cover up the incident.

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