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Cast (feature film)

1.
Mother Is a Freshman (1949) as Jack
Widow Abby Abbott is having serious money problems and has to dip into the family trust in order to pay for her daughter Susan's college tuition. The catch: Abby must also become a co-ed or she can't touch the money. After passing her entrance exams, Abby goes to college and becomes very popular, especially with a handsome English professor whom Susan has a crush on.
2.
Tomorrow Is Forever (1946) as Fraternity boy
A scarred veteran presumed dead returns home to find his wife remarried.
3.
And the Angels Sing (1944) as Spud
The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel (Raymond Walburn) to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge of town where a band led by Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is playing. Bobby takes the ten dollars and runs it up to $190 at the dice table. Happy hits on Nancy but she rebuffs him. He doesn't have the money to pay his band and borrows the gambling winnings from Bobby on the pretext that he will give her a job with his band. Bobby discovers the next day that Happy has hastily departed for New York. The girls follow to a night club where he is working and, after an audition, the manager is willing to give Happy a contract if the girls will sing with his band.
4.
The Wagons Roll at Night (1941) as Boy
A circus manager turns a young farm boy into a star lion tamer.
5.
Meet the Chump (1941) as Newsboy
6.
Slightly Tempted (1940) as Ray
Confidence man Professor Ross (Hugh Herbert) is released from prison and goes to Knoxton where his daughter Judy (Peggy Moran) lives. She has told everyone, including her fiancee Jimmy Duncan (Johnny Downs), that her father has been exploring in South America. Civic leaders ask him to lecture at a gala reception. Because Jimmy needs money to finance a toy train factory, Ross ends his lecture with a sales talk about the valuable Iridium mines he found in South America. Ethelreda Knox (Elisabeth Risdon), big-time toy manufacturer, wants to get a monopoly on the Iridium stock, while Gentleman Jack (Robert Emmett Keane) and The Duchess (Gertrude Michael), a pair of slick crooks, also want to chisel in on the deal. Ross gets the swindlers and civic leaders to deposit $60,000 in the bank and he finances Jimmy's factory with the funds. Feeling somewhat "taken", Gentleman Jack and The Duchess rob the bank, but with the help of his crony Peter (George E. Stone), Ross sees to it that the pair leave town holding an empty bag. Ross reimburses the locals and suggests a merger of the factories owned by his bride-to-be Eltelreda and his future son-in-law Jimmy.
7.
The Blue Bird (1940) as Boy inventor
A woodchopper''''s children go off in search of the bluebird of happiness.
8.
Big Town Czar (1939) as Boy
When gangster Phil Daley (Barton MacLane) gets rid of his chief Paul Burgess (Walter Woolf King) he has everything that money can buy, except the respect of his parents (Oscar O'Shea and Esther Dale) and his sweetheart Susan Warren (Eve Arden.) His younger brother Danny (Tom Brown) quits college and forces Phil to make him part of the gang. The overly-ambitious Danny fixes a prize-fight on which rival gang-leader Mike Luger (Jack La Rue) loses heavily and, thinking that Phil has double-crossed him, sends gunmen out to kill Phil. They kill Danny instead and the frightened Phil flees to a country hideout. His chief lieutenant, Sid Travis (Frank Jenks), sets a trap for Phil when he returns.
9.
Hero for a Day (1939) as First boy
10.
Little Tough Guy (1938) as Kid
The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young man--who turns out to be the son of the District Attorney who sent the boy's father to the electric chair.
11.
Girl Loves Boy (1937) as Ned McCarthy
12.
Libeled Lady (1936) as Ragamuffin
When an heiress sues a newspaper, the editor hires a reporter to compromise her.
13.
Too Many Parents (1936) as Clinton Meadows
14.
Anna Karénina (1935) as Grisha
Adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love.
15.
The Affair of Susan (1935) as Son
16.
I Live My Life (1935) as
A flighty society girl tries to make a go of her marriage to an archaeologist.
17.
Servants' Entrance (1934) as Tommy
18.
Little Men (1934) as Dick
The former Jo March and her husband Professor Bhaer operate the Plumfield School for homeless boys. One of the boys, Nat, invites Dan, a street kid, to come to the school, where the boys are all loved and well cared for. Dan is a young tough, but his heart is good, and when he is accused of theft at the school, Jo continues to believe in him and that the true thief will be found out.
19.
Strange Wives (1934) as One of the twins
20.
Laughing at Life (1933) as
Easter, a soldier of fortune and gunrunner, leaves his family behind escaping from the authorities and an American detective named Mason. His globe hopping escape leads him finally to South America, where he is hired to organize a band of revolutionaries, unaware that they plan to eliminate him when his job is done. Here, also, he encounters his own son, on track to waste his own life in pursuits similar to Easter's.
21.
Frisco Jenny (1933) as Danny as a boy
A district attorney prosecutes his own mother for murder.
22.
Night Flight (1933) as Sick child
An airline's owner runs his business with ruthless disregard for safety.
23.
Broken Dreams (1933) as Billy Morley
Medical intern Robert Morley is distraught after his wife dies in childbirth. He's resentful of his new son and wants nothing to do with him. He leaves the child with his aunt and uncle and heads off to Europe to pursue his medical studies. Morley returns to his hometown six years later, now a successful doctor and engaged to be married to a beautiful socialite. He also feels differently about the boy and attempts to gain custody from his aunt and uncle.
24.
The World Gone Mad (1933) as Ralph Henderson
25.
One Man's Journey (1933) as Jimmy Watt, age 6
Father and son doctors disagree over the son's materialistic goals.
26.
Sailor's Luck (1933) as Elmer Brown, Jr.
U.S. sailor Jimmy Harrigan, on shore leave in San Pedro, meets and falls for Sally Brent She promises to wait for him when he ships out to San Francisco, but Jimmy becomes jealous and tells her off when he learns Sally has entered a marathon dance contest sponsored by a lecherous snake named Baron Portola. Along with several of his Navy pals, Jimmy goes to the ballroom the night of the dance marathon, to try to change Sally's mind and win her back.
27.
Little Orphan Annie (1932) as Mickey
28.
Stepping Sisters (1932) as "Germany"
29.
Handle with Care (1932) as Tommy [Evans]
30.
Scandal for Sale (1932) as Bobby Strong
31.
Three on a Match (1932) as Junior Kirkwood
A woman's childhood friends try to rescue her from gangsters.
32.
Leftover Ladies (1931) as Buddy

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