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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Tank Malling (1989) as Director
An investigative reporter in London uncovers a story about corruption that reaches into the police force and the political arena.

Cast (feature film)

2.
Number One (1984) as Detective Constable Fleming
3.
McVicar (1981) as Detective Sergeant Sewell
4.
Let's Get Laid! (1978) as Rusper
A demobbed soldier, Gordon Laid (Robin Askwith), returning from World War II meets Maxine Lupercal (Fiona Richmond), a member of a traveling troupe of actors returning to England on the same ship. As Gordon closely resembles a member of the troupe of actors, mistaken identity causes him to become embroiled in various murders and an international espionage plot involving a cigarette lighter that strangely affects electricity. The action reaches its comical climax on stage with Gordon and his double as the spies and the police converge on the theatre is a desperate attempt to retrieve the missing cigarette lighter.
5.
A Clockwork Orange (1971) as Georgie
Scientists use mind-control experiments to turn a gang leader against violence.
6.
Conquest (1937) as Servant
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
7.
Maid of Salem (1937) as Sea captain
Young lovers (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
8.
On Such a Night (1937) as Judge
9.
The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936) as Blacksmith
After setting the leg of John Wilkes Booth, Dr. Samuel Mudd is sent to prison as a conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
10.
Rose of the Rancho (1936) as Very old Spaniard
11.
The Voice of Bugle Ann (1936) as Ed Armstrong
A Missouri farmer's love for his hunting dog triggers a feud that divides the county.
12.
The Lonely Trail (1936) as Mayor
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.
13.
Riffraff (1936) as Fisherman
Young marrieds in the fishing business run afoul of the law.
14.
Till We Meet Again (1936) as Spy
15.
Cattle Thief (1936) as Cal [Pierson]
A rancher poses as a peddler during the day but becomes the Masked Rider at night.
16.
Life Begins at 40 (1935) as Townsman
A small-town newspaper publisher champions a young man who may have been jailed wrongly.
17.
A Tale of Two Cities (1935) as
Charles Dickens'''' classic story of two men in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.
18.
Steamboat Round the Bend (1935) as Warden
19.
Under Pressure (1935) as Gauge tender
20.
Western Frontier (1935) as [Marshal] Bat [Manning]
21.
Honor of the Range (1934) as Turner
After Sheriff Ken puts money in the safe, his brother Clem gives Rawhide the combination. With the money gone the disgruntled townsmen make Boots Sheriff and lock up Ken. Clem, now a prisoner of Rawhide, has a change of heart and sends Ken a message with the outlaw's location. Ken escapes by impersonating the saloon entertainer and rides for the hangout.
22.
Red Morning (1934) as
A ship captain''''s daughter fights to survive a mutiny and hostile islanders.
23.
Operator 13 (1934) as Staff colonel
An actress signs up to spy for the Union, then falls for a Confederate officer.
24.
We Live Again (1934) as Peasant
A Russian nobleman discovers the peasant girl he once seduced has turned to crime.
25.
Operator 13 (1934) as Staff officer
An actress signs up to spy for the Union, then falls for a Confederate officer.
26.
The Scarlet Empress (1934) as
A young innocent masters the decadent ways of Imperial Russia in order to reign as Catherine the Great.
27.
Wagon Wheels (1934) as Jed
The trio of Belmet, Burch, and O'Meary are leading a wagon train west and Murdock is out to stop them. The settlers fight off his initial Indian attack and reach the mountains. With the wagon train vulnerable as it crosses a river, Murdock has the Indians make a final attack.
28.
The Trail Beyond (1934) as
Rod Drew has been sent to find a missing miner and his daughter. He is joined by old friend Wabi whom he has to rescue from card cheats that framed him for murder. Later they find a skeleton and a map to a mine. When they put the map into a safe, a LaRocque henchman sees them. LaRocque wants the map and captures the Mountie sent to get Wabi. His man then dressed as the Mountie captures Rod and Wabi.
29.
Strawberry Roan (1933) as Big Jim Edwards
30.
The Lone Avenger (1933) as Joel Winters
Cal Weston (Ken Maynard), after an absence of many years (in a remake of his 1930 Universal film "The Fighting Legion"), rides into Mesa to visit his father, co-partner of the town bank with Jud Winters (James Marcus.) Cal discovers the sheriff (Jack Rockwell) and the coroner, Doctor Crandall (Clarence Geldert)in his father's office examining his body with Crandall rendering a verdict of suicide. Cal knows it wasn't suicide as the gun is in his right hand and John Weston was left handed, and he cautions Winters, the only person in town who knows his true identity, not to reveal it. Cal then begins his quest to find the killer and the motive, a quest hampered when the bank's crooked bookkeeper Martin Carter (Niles Welch)has his henchman Burl Adams (Al Bridge)and two accomplices (Merrill McCormick and Lew Meehan)ambush and shoot the examiner (Robert Walker) from the country seat, and then has a fake examiner declare that the bank has been looted by John Weston, and Carter declares that Cal, whose true identity has been learned, knows where the money is. Maynard, as usual, gets tied up in order his give his horse "Tarzan" a chance at untying the sugar-coated, loosely tied rope.
31.
King of the Arena (1933) as Col. Hiller
Mysterious deaths have been occurring in the same towns as Miller's Circus and the Governor has sent Ken Kenton to investigate. Ken joins the show but when he realizes that Bargoff is involved, Bargoff has fled and taken Mary Miller as a hostage. The trail leads to Baron Petroff who concocted the deadly chemical and Ken quickly finds himself the Baron's prisoner.
32.
Adorable (1933) as
33.
Hell's House (1932) as Superintendent Thompson
Jimmy Mason idolizes bootlegger Matt Kelly who is interested in Jimmy's girlfriend Peggy. Unwilling to squeal on his idol, Jimmy winds up in a cruel reformatory where a new- found friend dies from abuse. Jimmy's aunt tells him Peggy is seeing a lot of Matt, so Jimmy escapes.
34.
The Man from Arizona (1932) as Judge McSweeny
35.
36.
37.
Land of Wanted Men (1931) as Judge
38.
Fighting Caravans (1931) as
A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across the country, fighting off Indians and evil traders, while his two crusty companions try and save him from falling in love.
39.
The Great Meadow (1931) as James Harrod
Early American frontiersmen brave the mountains to settle Kentucky.
40.
Back Pay (1930) as Judge
A small-town flirt jilts her soldier boyfriend, but changes her mind when he returns from the front a blind man.
41.
Billy the Kid (1930) as Donovan
A town marshal struggles to capture a rebellious kid turned outlaw.
42.
Liliom (1930) as Linzman
43.
The Texan (1930) as John Brown
44.
Captain of the Guard (1930) as Marnay
45.
In Old Arizona (1929) as Blacksmith
The Cisco Kid's faithless lover plots to turn the bandit in for the reward.
46.
Whispering Winds (1929) as Pappy
47.
Evangeline (1929) as Basil
In the Canadian province of Acadia, young Evangeline is betrothed to Gabriel. But before their wedding can take place, the British imprison the men and send them into exile with their lands forfeit to the Crown Evangeline follows the exiled men in hopes of finding her beloved, but even after he and the other Acadians are released in Louisiana, she cannot find him, always arriving at some locale just after he has departed. But she dedicates her life to searching the continent for the man she loves.
48.
Isle of Lost Men (1928) as Malay Pete
49.
Buck Privates (1928) as Major Hartman
50.
Revenge (1928) as Costa
51.
The Border Patrol (1928) as Captain Bonham
52.
The Broken Mask (1928) as Maurice Armato
53.
Sadie Thompson (1928) as Joe Horn, The Trader
A South Seas prostitute runs afoul of a fire-and-brimstone preacher.
54.
The Meddlin' Stranger (1927) as "Big Bill" Dawson
55.
Life of an Actress (1927) as Jacob Krause
56.
The Scarlet Letter (1927) as A Sea Captain
In this silent film version of the classic tale, a single mother in Puritan New England bears her shame alone rather than expose the child''''s father.
57.
Marriage (1927) as Solomson
58.
The Bachelor's Baby (1927) as Colonel Carter
59.
Beauty Shoppers (1927) as Sam Billings
60.
Captain Salvation (1927) as Old Sea Salt
In this silent film, a divinity student risks his future to help a prostitute.
61.
The King of Kings (1927) as
In this silent film, Cecil B. DeMille directs an epic retelling of the life of Christ.
62.
Siberia (1926) as Andrei Vronsky
63.
The Texas Streak (1926) as Colonel Hollis
64.
The Traffic Cop (1926) as Radcliffe Davidson
65.
Hell-Bent fer Heaven (1926) as Dave Hunt, Sid's grandfather
66.
The Eagle of the Sea (1926) as Dominique
67.
The Lily (1926) as Emile Plock
68.
The Goose Hangs High (1925) as Elliott Kimberly
69.
All Around Frying Pan (1925) as Sheriff
70.
Dick Turpin (1925) as Squire Crabstone
71.
The Fighting Heart (1925) as Judge Maynard
72.
The Eagle (1925) as Kyrilla Troekouroff
In this silent film, a military officer in imperial Russia becomes a masked outlaw to avenge the loss of his family''''s land.
73.
The Isle of Hope (1925) as Captain Duffy
74.
The Iron Horse (1925) as Judge Haller
A pony express rider honors his father''''s memory by helping build the transcontinental railway.
75.
Lightnin' (1925) as Sheriff
76.
The Love Gamble (1925) as Dan Mason
77.
Scaramouche (1924) as Challefau Binet
In this silent film, a French rebel masquerades as a clown so that he can avenge his friend''''s murder.
78.
Beau Brummel (1924) as Snodgrass, an English innkeeper
In this silent film, the legendary dandy takes on British society to court a lady above his station.
79.
Quicksands (1923) as
80.
Vanity Fair (1923) as Old Osborne
81.
Broken Chains (1922) as Pat Mulcahy
82.
Come On Over (1922) as Carmody
83.
Oliver Twist (1922) as Bumble the Beadle
A young orphan falls in with a man training children to be thieves.
84.
The Stranger's Banquet (1922) as Braithwaite
85.
Serenade (1921) as Pepuso
86.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1921) as Hobbs, the grocer
87.
Headin' Home (1920) as Cyrus Tobin
In this silent film, a small-town boy fights to become a major-league baseball star.
88.
The Strongest (1920) as Cure
89.
From Now on (1920) as Martin Tydeman
90.
Should a Husband Forgive? (1919) as Uncle Jim
91.
Evangeline (1919) as Basil
In the Canadian province of Acadia, young Evangeline is betrothed to Gabriel. But before their wedding can take place, the British imprison the men and send them into exile with their lands forfeit to the Crown Evangeline follows the exiled men in hopes of finding her beloved, but even after he and the other Acadians are released in Louisiana, she cannot find him, always arriving at some locale just after he has departed. But she dedicates her life to searching the continent for the man she loves.
92.
On the Jump (1918) as William Desmond
93.
The Prussian Cur (1918) as Patrick O'Grady
94.
95.
This Is the Life (1917) as John T. Drake
96.
The Honor System (1917) as Governor John Hunter
97.
The Conqueror (1917) as Jumbo
98.
The Pride of New York (1917) as Pat Kelly, the father
99.
Betrayed (1917) as Carpi
100.
The Serpent (1916) as Ivan Lazar, her father
Peasant girl Vania is assaulted by a duke who murders her lover and sends her away to London. There she becomes a famous actress. The Duke, seeing her perform but not recognizing her, hears that his son is wounded. "If anything should happen to my boy, I think it would kill me." That's all the motivation Vania needs to go to the front, find the one-armed paralyzed boy and marry him. Next she arranges to make love to his father just as the boy enters the room, causing the young man to blow out his brains.
101.
The Mediator (1916) as Big Bill
102.
103.
Carmen (1915) as Dancaire, chief of the Gypsies
104.
Regeneration (1915) as Jim Conway
In this silent film, a battered youth turns to crime until he falls for a female philanthropist.

Writer (feature film)

105.
Tank Malling (1989) as Screenwriter
An investigative reporter in London uncovers a story about corruption that reaches into the police force and the political arena.

Cast (special)

106.
Jane Eyre (1985) as John
A five-part television adaptation of the 1847 novel by Charlotte Bronte. Set in England in the early 19th century, this miniseries relates the story of Jane Eyre, the governess to Edward Rochester's ward, Adele. Jane falls in love with Rochester, who's terrible secret keeps him from returning her lo

Cast (special)

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