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Ben Hendricks

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Cast (feature film)

Devil's Island (1939) as Sergeant of guards
A surgeon unjustly sent to Devil''''s Island fights to survive harsh treatment.
A Slight Case of Murder (1938) as First policeman
A gangster finds the straight life ain't so simple.
Keep Smiling (1938) as Sound boom grip
Jane breaks into the film business while also reviving the flagging career of her film director uncle (Wilcoxon) and getting him hooked up with his secretary (Stuart).
Valley of the Giants (1938) as Baxter
A lumberman takes on pirates out to plunder the forest.
Road Demon (1938) as Truck driver
The Buccaneer (1938) as Pirate
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as Guard
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938) as First judge
A singing cowboy turns out to be a tenderfoot.
Three Blind Mice (1938) as Bartender
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.
Sergeant Murphy (1938) as Corporal Kane
A lowly private becomes attached to a trained military horse.
Happy Landing (1938) as Mechanic
The Bride's Fair in a small Norwegian village is interrupted by the forced landing of Jimmy Hall (Don Ameche) and Duke Sargent (Cesar Romero), two Americans lost - really, really lost - while flying from New York to Paris. Jimmy is the manager of Duke, a publicity-seeking band leader. An old superstition points to Duke as the appointed husband-to-be (not likely) of Trudy Ericksen (Sonja Henie), daughter of villager Herr Ericksen (Jean Hersholt). Duke, however, has an understanding with Flo Kelly (Ethel Merman) back in the states, and leaves for Paris. Trudy follows him to New York, only to find he has left for Florida with Flo. Jimmy takes Trudy skating in Central Park, falls in love with her and is so impressed that he gets her a contract to skate professionally. Duke hears of her success and flies back and begins a series of romantic entanglements.
Born to Be Wild (1938) as Deputy
I Promise to Pay (1937) as Detective
A man goes to a loan shark to finance his family''''s vacation.
Kid Galahad (1937) as Handler
A mob-connected trainer grooms a bellhop for the boxing ring.
The Holy Terror (1937) as Ben
Slim (1937) as Kelly
Electric linemen compete on the job and in love.
Wells Fargo (1937) as Sailor
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
Windjammer (1937) as Dolan
The fourth and last of the George A. Hirliman-produced films starring George O'Brien (preceded by "Daniel Boone", "Park Avenue Logger" and "Hollywood Cowboy") that were distributed by RKO Radio. Hirliman sold O'Brien's contract to RKO, which then produced 18 series westerns starring O'Brien that ended when O'Brien went into the Navy at the outbreak of WW II. Long-time (past and future) O'Brien director David Howard served as Hirliman's Associate Producer on this film. "Windjammer" finds O'Brien as a subpoena server ordered to serve a subpoena on Brandon Evans (The Commondore) for a senate inquiry or lose his job. Posing as a playboy, he boards the Commondore's yacht during a yacht race, and the yacht is wrecked by a gun-running windjammer commanded by Captain Morgan (William Hall.) All hands are picked up by the windjammer, including the Commondore's daughter (played by Constance Worth, at her blonde, plumpish best) and put to work as galley slaves and such, but it isn't long before O'Brien starts knocking heads, and making the gun-runners wish they had left him swimming.
Draegerman Courage (1937) as Captain Harper
After a mine cave in, the rescue crew risks their lives to search for two trapped miners.
Roaring Timber (1937) as Stumpy
Charlie Chan at the Olympics (1937) as Coast Guard officer
Spies have an invention which will allow its posessor to remote-control flying aircraft. The U.S. Navy, the Berlin police, and No. 1 son Lee Chan (a member of the U.S. Swim Team at the Berlin Olympics) help Charlie capture the spies.
God's Country and the Woman (1937) as
A lady lumberjack falls for one of her workers, not realizing it's a business rival in disguise.
Blonde Trouble (1937) as Truck driver
Fred Stevens (Johnny Downs), on his way to New York City with hopes of succeeding as a songwriter, meets and falls in love with Edna Baker, an employee in a dentist's office. In New York, Fred meets Paul Sears (William Demarest), a broken-down songwriter, his wife Lucille (Helen Flint) and her gold-digging sister, Eileen Fletcher (Terry Walker.) They are indifferent to him until they discover he has his life's savings with him. Eileen makes plans to marry Fred and ignores her song-publishing boy friend, Joe Hart (Lynne Overman.) Fred and Paul write a song together and take it to Hart, who sees a way to get Eileen off his hands by giving Fred a large advance. Fred, who is completely swayed by Eileen, parts with Edna. Hart continues the advances but when Fred and Paul go to him asking why the song hasn't been published, Hart tells them it isn't any good and he was using Fred to help rid him of Eileen. Fred now realizes he loves Edna. A popular radio singer sees Fred's song in Hart's office and sings it on the air, and it becomes a hit.
The Last Train from Madrid (1937) as Perez
The story of seven people: their lives and love affairs in Madrid during the Civil War.
The Plainsman (1937) as Trooper
Calamity Jane gets mixed up in an Indian War and the friendly rivalry between Wild Bill Hickok and Buffalo Bill.
Stage Door (1937) as
Women at a theatrical boarding house try to make their big break happen.
Rhythm on the Range (1936) as Cowboy
A cowboy falls for his boss, a beautiful lady ranch owner.
High Tension (1936) as Blake
Sins of Man (1936) as Bum
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.
My Marriage (1936) as Chauffeur
The Accusing Finger (1936) as Convict
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.
The Devil Is a Sissy (1936) as Cop
A British boy in New York tries to join a tenement gang.
It Had to Happen (1936) as Workman
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.
Little Miss Nobody (1936) as "Whitey"
A girl gets into trouble at her orphanage and is sent away to reform school. She escapes en route but is found and brought to trial. Her father is the prosecutor.
California Mail (1936) as Pete
A singing cowboy has to fight some crooked characters to win a pony express contract.
North of Nome (1936) as Grail
The Oregon Trail (1936) as Major Harris
U. S. Army Captain John Delmont takes a leave of absence to find out what happened to his missing father. Later he leads a wagon train to California and goes after the bad guys involved in his father's disappearance.
Road Gang (1936) as Policeman
A reporter exposes corruption on a southern chain gang.
Banjo on My Knee (1936) as Officer
Misunderstandings and wanderlust keep frontier newlyweds from building a life together.
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936) as Officer
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.
The Road to Glory (1936) as Sergeant
The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. As men are killed and replaced jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection of nurse Monique is Capt. La Roche.
Theodora Goes Wild (1936) as Taxi driver
A woman's two lives as small-town innocent and author of torrid romances collide.
Law Beyond the Range (1935) as Sheriff Burke
Tim is dismissed from the Rangers for letting his friend Kane who is accused of murder escape. When newspaper editor Alexander dies, Tim takes over to continue that fight against Heston and his stooge Sheriff. He also hopes to find the notorious leader of an outlaw gang and to also help Kane prove his innocence.
Don't Bet on Blondes (1935) as Gangster
An actress''''s manager tries to keep her from leaving the stage for marriage.
Mary Jane's Pa (1935) as Roughneck
A female newspaper publisher hires the husband who deserted her years earlier.
Red Blood of Courage (1935) as Bart Slager
Maybe It's Love (1935) as Motor cop
A young couple suffers through in-law and employment problems.
Let 'Em Have It (1935) as Marksmanship instructor
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
Front Page Woman (1935) as Taxi driver
Rival reporters try to scoop each other while covering a fire.
Northern Frontier (1935) as Sam Keene
The Mounties are after counterfeiters. When McKenzie catches an arriving agent, he uses that man's letter of introduction to get into the counterfeiting gang. Greatly outnumbered and in trouble when his true identity becomes known, he receives unexpected help from one of the gang members.
Princess O'Hara (1935) as Mug
O'Shaughnessy's Boy (1935) as Franz
A circus performer searches for the son his wife stole from him.
Dr. Socrates (1935) as Sentry
A small-town doctor gets mixed up with gangsters.
The Man Who Reclaimed His Head (1934) as Chauffeur
A brilliant but impoverished writer, who is a pacifist, goes to work for a publisher and writes anti-war editorials. When he discovers that the publisher has betrayed him and is in league with munitions manufacturers to make money off of war, he goes insane.
Friends of Mr. Sweeney (1934) as
A mild-mannered reporter learns to stand up for himself.
Blind Date (1934) as Burt Stearns
A young woman is torn between a wealthy suitor who wants her body and the honest young man who wants what's best for her.
6 Day Bike Rider (1934) as Harry's Trainer
A young failure tries to impress his girlfriend by entering a bicycle race.
Midnight Alibi (1934) as Herman
An elderly recluse shelters a gambler on the run from bogus murder charges.
Green Eyes (1934) as Regan
The owner of a large mansion in the country throws a costume party for some of his friends. However, the party turns sour when he is found stabbed to death in a closet. The police and a guest try to discover who committed the murder.
Lazy River (1934) as Mate
Ex-convicts try to stop a Chinese smuggling ring.
The Big Shakedown (1934) as Spike
A racketeer breaks into black-market medicine.
Stingaree (1934) as Constable
An Australian bandit kidnaps an opera singer and falls in love with her.
We're Not Dressing (1934) as First ship's officer
A marooned socialite finds herself taking orders from the sailor she had snubbed before their shipwreck.
Jimmy the Gent (1934) as Ferris
An unscrupulous detective makes a killing locating missing heirs.
The Important Witness (1933) as Red [Getchell]
Reform Girl (1933) as Rafferty
After Tonight (1933) as Sergeant Porbert
A female Russian spy falls for the enemy during WWI.
Rafter Romance (1933) as Counterman at diner
A salesgirl falls for a night worker without realizing they share the same apartment.
The Woman from Monte Carlo (1932) as Chief engineer
A ship''''s captain loses course in perilous waters when he discovers his wife cheating on him.
Fireman Save My Child (1932) as Larkin
A small-town ball player moves to the big leagues.
Fast Life (1932) as Sherman
Rain (1932) as Griggs
A missionary tries to reform a streetwalker trapped on a Pacific island.
The Kid from Spain (1932) as Red
An innocent man accused of robbing banks masquerades as a bullfighter to escape the police.
The Public Enemy (1931) as Buddy Moran
An Irish-American street punk tries to make it big in the world of organized crime.
The Girl of the Golden West (1930) as Handsome Charlie
The Furies (1930) as Bedlow's butler
Men Without Women (1930) as Murphy
Aboard the U.S. submarine S13 in the China seas, Chief Torpedoman Burke goes about his duties. In actuality, he is Quartermaine, the infamous former commander of the British ship Royal Scot, which was sunk by Germans with a Field Marshal aboard. Quartermaine had told his sweetheart that the Field Marshal would be aboard, not knowing that she was an informant for the enemy. When the S13 sinks, Burke takes charge when the commander, Ensign Price, is unable to command. Burke must keep his mates alive long enough on the bottom of the sea for rescuers to arrive.
Ladies Love Brutes (1930) as Slattery
Sunny (1930) as Second officer
A showgirl falls for a society boy but has to win over his family.
Road to Paradise (1930) as Flanagan
A delinquent girl helps a criminal gang rob her look-alike.
Synthetic Sin (1929) as Frank
The Great Divide (1929) as Dutch Romero
A businessman masquerades as a bandit to kidnap a flapper and end her reckless days.
The Wild Party (1929) as Ed
This film follows the on-again, off-again relationship of a college professor and a sexy student.
Footlights and Fools (1929) as Stage doorman
Twin Beds (1929) as Pete
Waterfront (1928) as Oilcan Olson
Barbed Wire (1927) as The sergeant
In 1914 France, pastoral life on the Moreau farm is interrupted by war. Son Andre joins the army, a P.O.W. camp is built on the farm, and daughter Mona feels only hatred toward Germany. Arriving, the German prisoners cast approving eyes on Mona, but worsening war news keeps her hostile...until Oscar Muller, prisoner working on the farm, proves himself a good man by his actions. As the bond between Mona and Oscar strengthens, so does the neighbors' vituperation; even with the war's end, tragic results seem inevitable...
My Friend From India (1927) as Charles
Out All Night (1927) as Dr. Allen
Birds of Prey (1927) as Archie Crossley
A Racing Romeo (1927) as Rube Oldham
Satan Town (1926) as Malamute
Take It From Me (1926) as Dick
One Minute to Play (1926) as "Biff" Wheeler
Rolling Home (1926) as Dan Mason
What Happened to Jones (1926) as Richard
On the night before his wedding, a young man plays poker with friends. When the game is raided by the police, he escapes into a Turkish bath on ladies night, ending up disguised in drag and with difficult explanations to make.
The Fighting Buckaroo (1926) as First crook
Skinner's Dress Suit (1926) as Perkins
Honey Skinner is proud of her successful husband. When he tells her he's going to ask for a raise, she knows he'll get it. He asks his boss just as their big client announces he's not renewing his contract. He doesn't get the raise, but he's too embarrassed to tell his wife the truth. She starts making plans to spend that extra $10 a week; the first thing is a new dress suit for him and a new outfit for her so they can fit in at a swanky party. They're the hit of the party, and Honey is embraced by the 'smart set.' Meanwhile, business is bad and Skinner loses his job. The tailor is after him for payment on the suit, and Honey is still spending the salary he doesn't have.
Tides of Passion (1925) as William Pennland
Welcome Home (1925) as Jim Corey
Greater Than a Crown (1925) as Tiger Bugg
The Man Who Played Square (1924) as Spangler
The Cyclone Rider (1924) as Taxi driver
The City That Never Sleeps (1924) as Tim O'Day
Just Off Broadway (1924) as Comfort
Against All Odds (1924) as Jim Sawyer
The Old Fool (1923) as Pete Harkins
Big Dan (1923) as Cyclone Morgan
The Broad Road (1923) as Bud Ashley
Marriage Morals (1923) as John Brink
Free Air (1922) as The tramp
The Headless Horseman (1922) as "Brom" Bones
The Land of Hope (1921) as Jan
Room and Board (1921) as Ryan
Heliotrope (1920) as Sol Goldman
The Rich Slave (1920) as
Nothing But the Truth (1920) as Commodore Dan
The Capitol (1919) as James Lamar
The Capitol (1919) as
My Little Sister (1919) as The colonel
The Woman on the Index (1919) as John Alden
A Temperamental Wife (1919) as Dr. Wise
The Birth of a Race (1918) as Fritz Schmidt
Life or Honor? (1918) as Martin Cross
The Challenge (1916) as
The Conquest of Canaan (1916) as Mike
Jaffery (1916) as Fendshook
Just Out of College (1915) as Septimus Pickering
John Glayde's Honor (1915) as
A man seeks out an old friend and enters his home only to be sucked into an all-consuming malady that originates in the soul of a beautiful and treacherous woman.
The Galley Slave (1915) as Mr. Blaine

Sound (feature film)

The Barefoot Executive (1971) as Sd eff ed
A young man discovers a chimp with a knack for picking winning TV programs.
Westward Ho the Wagons! (1956) as Sound Editing
The Rawhide Years (1956) as Sound Editing
Ben Matthews gives up the flashy life of a riverboat gambler, hoping to settle down in Galena with his girlfriend, luscious entertainer Zoe. But Galena's leading citizen is murdered on the boat; Ben, on arrival, finds a lynch mob after his neck, and flees. Three years of wandering later, Zoe's letters stop coming and Ben returns to find her and attempt the hopeless task of clearing himself.
Revenge of the Creature (1955) as Sound Editing
Men capture the creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.
The Second Greatest Sex (1955) as Sound Editing
In 1880, Osawkie, Kansas is feuding with rival town Mandaroon over which will be county seat, keeping the town's men away from home most of the time. The last straw is when Matt Davis feels compelled to go on a new foray on his wedding night; his bride Liza (just call her Lysistrata) takes teacher Cassie's advice and organizes a marital strike to make the men-folk stop their nonsense.
The Far Country (1955) as Sound Editing
Two cowboys on the road to Alaska help a wagon train in trouble.
Ride Clear of Diablo (1954) as Sound Editing
Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953) as Sound Editing
Love brings together two families of rival sponge fishers.

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