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Cast (feature film)

Return of Sam McCloud, The (1989) as Chemtel Guard
A movie that reprises the big-city adventures of former Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud from Taos, New Mexico. Now the junior U.S. Senator from New Mexico, McCloud fights to protect the environment against chemical pollution. His crusade turns personal when he is called to London to solve the murder of h
Jet Job (1952) as Chairman
Santa Fe (1951) as Col. Holliday
Four brothers end up on opposite sides of a shootout.
The Second Face (1950) as Physician
A homely woman injured in a car crash awakes to find the plastic surgery has transformed her into a first class beauty.
The Fountainhead (1949) as The Dean
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
Look for the Silver Lining (1949) as Mr. Hoffman
Musical biography of Marilyn Miller, who overcame heartache to become a Broadway star.
Always Together (1948) as Dr. Peters
A dying millionaire gives his fortune to a working girl, then recovers and tries to get it back.
Here Comes Trouble (1948) as Martin Stafford
A newspaper publisher and his ace reporter try to solve the murder of a blackmailing stripper.
Cry Wolf (1947) as Davenport
A woman uncovers deadly secrets when she visits her late husband's family.
Welcome Stranger (1947) as Mr. Daniels
A small-town doctor resents the presence of a new younger physician and his newfangled ways.
That's My Gal (1947) as Gov. Thompson
Two sharpie promoters (Don Barry and Frank Jenks) put on a show they believe is so bad it will not play more than one day and they therefore will not have to pay the long list of investors,i.e, suckers and buyers. But one of the investors dies intestate and his interests pass to the state. The governor's secretary (Lynne Roberts) engages new talent (the Four Step Brothers, Guadalajara Trio, St. Clair & Vilvoa, Dolores and Don Graham, et al) and a new orchestra (Jan Savitt), in order to make the show successful and a profitable investment for the state. Barry (in another of the vast majority of his films in which he was not billed as Don "Red" Barry), who has fallen in love with the first-billed Roberts, reforms and buys up the surplus stock.
Her Husband's Affairs (1947) as Dr. Frazee
An ad man fights off his wife''''s attempts to help him market an embalming fluid that doubles as a hair remover.
Holiday in Mexico (1946) as Sir Edward Owen
An ambassador''''s daughter falls for a famous musician.
Shadow of a Woman (1946) as Dr. Nelson Norris
A woman suspects her husband of plotting to kill his son from a previous marriage.
Sister Kenny (1946) as Dr. Gideon
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
Crime of the Century (1946) as Andrew Madison
The Stork Club (1945) as Mr. Hanson, Locke's
A hat-check girl gets rich quick when she saves a millionaire''''s life.
She Gets Her Man (1945) as Dr. Bleaker
Hit the Hay (1945) as J. Bellingham Parks
Mr. Winkle Goes to War (1944) as A. B. Simkins
A henpecked husband surprises his family by coming back from World War II a hero.
Allergic to Love (1944) as Mr. Bradley
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944) as Ted Harvey
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
Government Girl (1944) as C. L. Harvester
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are thrown together by the war effort.
Once Upon a Time (1944) as Dunhill
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
Air Raid Wardens (1943) as Capt. Biddle
A pair of bumblers stumble upon Nazi spies on the home front.
So's Your Uncle (1943) as John L. Curtis
Crash Dive (1943) as Officer
Against his personal preference, PT boat commander Ward Stewart is made executive officer of the submarine USS Corsair. On leave before sailing, he meets schoolteacher Jean Hewlett and gives her a romantic rush...unaware that she's the sweetheart of Dewey Connors, his new commander. At sea, the men bond while fighting German Q-ships. When will they discover their mutual romantic rivalry? Will it interfere with a spectacular commando raid on a secret German base?
Flight for Freedom (1943) as Airport official
A female pilot breaks the Los Angeles to New York record and attracts the interest of the U.S. Navy, who want to send her on a spy mission.
Slightly Dangerous (1943) as Stanhope
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942) as Senator
Among those who are fighting to have Congress re-establish the military academy at West Point in the beginning of the nineteenth century is a young Washington socialite, Carolyn Bainbridge (Maureen O'Hara). Congress resolves to revive the Academy on a one-year trial basis. Major Sam Carter (Laird Cregar), a martinet who doesn't believe a college can produce real fighting men, is made the Commandant, and determines to make soldiers - or failures - out of the small band of cadets, by enforcing stringent disciplinary action. Among the cadets are Howard Shelton (John Sutton), Carolyn's fiancee, and Dawson (George Montgomery), a Kentucky frontiersman. There is bad blood between the two from the start, and matters are worsened when Dawson falls in love with Carolyn. Many of the cadets resign, under the discouraging conditions and grueling punishment that is part of Carter's plan to make the school hard and the exercises difficult, and the number of cadets left is down to ten. Word arrives that the Indian chief Tecumseh (Noble Johnson) has gone on the warpath, and Carter is ordered to take part in quelling the rebellion, and to include the cadets along with the regular Bombadiers. Shelton, on patrol, is shot at by an Indian, and hot-headedly leaves his post in pursuit. Dawson leaves to bring him back followed by Major Carter who is captured by the Indians. Using tactics learned at West Point, the small band of cadets attack and demoralize the much larger Indian force, and succeed in rescuing Carter, and Dawson is wounded. Carter is grateful for the actions taken by the band, but says that Shelton and Dawson cannot remain as cadets since they had violated the rules by leaving their posts, and would be a bad precedent for future cadets. Carolyn has come to the Point to marry the unsuspecting Dawson, who thought she loved Shelton.
Lucky Jordan (1942) as Draft official
A racketeer struggles to adjust to military life after he''''s drafted.
The Adventures of Martin Eden (1942) as Attorney
Across the Pacific (1942) as Colonel Hart
An American agent tries to keep Axis spies from blowing up the Panama Canal.
The Magnificent Dope (1942) as Peters
Dwight Dawson, who runs an unsuccessful success school, stages a contest to find the biggest failure in the USA, for publicity value when the "dope" takes his course. But winner Tad Page is contented with his idle, lazy life and threatens to convert Dawson's other students to his philosophy. Dawson captalizes on Tad's attraction to Claire Harris to win him over; but will Tad find out Claire is really engaged to Dawson?
My Heart Belongs to Daddy (1942) as Mr. Whitman
Remember the Day (1942) as 1st committeeman
An elderly schoolteacher, waiting to meet a presidential nominee, recalls the time when he was her student.
The Big Store (1941) as George Hastings
A detective and his zany pals take over a failing department store.
Pacific Blackout (1941) as Judge
You're in the Army Now (1941) as Lt. Col. Rogers
Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident.
Whistling in the Dark (1941) as Jennings
A radio detective is kidnapped and forced to plan the perfect murder.
The Body Disappears (1941) as Prosecutor
A scientist''''s invisibility formula gets him in trouble with the police.
The People vs. Dr. Kildare (1941) as Mr. Reynolds
An ice skater sues a young doctor for malpractice.
Road Show (1941) as Dr. Thorndyke
A playboy on the run hooks up with a sideshow''''s beautiful owner.
Strange Alibi (1941) as Prosecutor
An undercover cop finds himself on the wrong side of the law when the mob discovers his true identity.
Men of Boys Town (1941) as Dr. Fellows
Father Flanagan continues to fight for his pioneering orphanage.
Night of January 16th (1941) as District Attorney
The story revoles around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner (Nils Asther), who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane (Ellen Drew), his secretary who also has a personal interest; and Steve Van Ruyle (Robert Preston), a sailor who has inherited a position on Faulkner's board of directors. Faulkner is (presumably) murdered, and Kit is falsely accused of the murder. Steve assumes the job of clearing her name.
And One Was Beautiful (1940) as Arthur Prince
Two sisters vie for the same dashing young man.
I Love You Again (1940) as Mr. Littlejohn
A solid married man discovers he's forgotten a past existence as a con artist.
Elsa Maxwell's Public Deb No. 1 (1940) as Director
When a waiter (Murphy) gives a society girl (Joyce) a public spanking for attending a Communist rally, her soup-tycoon uncle (Ruggles) makes the waiter a vice-president of his company.
I Want a Divorce (1940) as Judge
Queen of the Mob (1940) as Edmonds
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940) as [District] Attorney Cluett
A man involved in a crime (Nolan) kills his key witness by mistake and resigns himself to death. He changes his name so as not to harm his family. The law is not content with his explanation, however.
20,000 Men a Year (1939) as Gerald Grant
Pilot (Scott) disobeys unsafe orders and loses his job. He then starts a flying school which receives a boost when the government launches a program which it hopes will produce 20,000 pilots a year.
The Star Maker (1939) as Mr. Coyle
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) as Chauncey Smith
Alexander Graham Bell pursues his greatest inventions so he can marry the woman he loves.
Bachelor Mother (1939) as Hargraves
A fun-loving shop girl is mistaken for the mother of a foundling.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Flood
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
Rose of Washington Square (1939) as District Attorney
A singer struggles to keep her criminal boyfriend from trouble.
Undercover Doctor (1939) as Courtney Weld
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939) as Filson
Michael Linnett Connors takes Molly Adair from Broadway understudy to 1913 Hollywood star. Although she is in love with him, she marries her co-star reckoning wrongly Connors thinks of her only in terms of movies. He fires her in pique, apparently terminally damaging his career.
Stanley and Livingstone (1939) as David Webb
An American newspaper searches Africa for a lost explorer.
Stronger Than Desire (1939) as Assistant D. A. Galway
A lawyer's wife keeps mum as her husband defends an innocent woman for the crime she committed.
Law of the Underworld (1938) as Barton
A respectable citizen lures two innocents into his secret criminal plots.
Rascals (1938) as Dr. Carter
A Gypsy band takes lots of stuff but always in a good cause. Led by Jane Withers, they pick up a socialite (Hundson) who has amnesia. She works as a fortune teller and raises enough money for an operation to regain her memory.
My Lucky Star (1938) as Dean Reed
The son (Romero) of a department store owner enrolls the store's sports clerk (Henie) at a university to use her as an advertisement for their fashion department. She falls for a teacher (Greene) and gets expelled.
Kentucky Moonshine (1938) as Mortimer Hilton
Tony Martin goes to Kentucky to find talent to boost radio ratings. There it is learned that the Ritz brothers are really from New York and only pretending to be hillbillies to get on Martin's show.
Army Girl (1938) as Major Thorndike
City Girl (1938) as Ralph Chaney
A Star Is Born (1937) as Academy Awards speaker
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.
Souls at Sea (1937) as Defense attorney
An abolitionist signs on with a slaving ship to sabotage their efforts.
Time Out for Romance (1937) as Harmon
Crack-Up (1937) as Daniel D. Harrington
Portia on Trial (1937) as Judge
Midnight Taxi (1937) as J. W. McNeary
G-Man Chick Gardner (Brian Donlevy), posing as a taxi driver, convinces the members of a counterfeiting gang that he is on their side and is taken into the organization by Philip Strickland (Alan Dinehart), the boss, over the objections of gang lieutenant Flash Dillon (Gilbert Roland.) Gardner meets Gilda Lee (Frances Drake), a member of the gang, and learns of the planned smuggling of a load of counterfeit money at a remote wharf. He arranges with the Federal officers to foil the landing but their presence is detected and the gang escapes, with Gardner being wounded in the melee by his own men. Dillon discovers Gardner's true identity and tells Gilda to take him for a ride. Instead, she helps Gardner kill Dillon, in return for which he promises her immunity. She goes with Strickland to the yacht of John Rudd (Sig Rumann), who is the secret leader of the counterfeiters. Gardner and the federal agents follow her.
Man of the People (1937) as Stringer
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
Paid to Dance (1937) as Charles Kennedy
Government undercover agents William Dennis (Don Terry) and Joan Barclay (Jacqueline Wells) are working to solve the disappearances of girls working as "taxi-dancers" from dance halls operated by Jack Miranda (Arthur Loft) and his henchman Nifty (Paul Fix). Dennis sets himself up as a theatrical booking agent, and shows his power by the opening and closing of Miranda's Paradise Club at will.
It Could Happen to You (1937) as District Attorney
Youth on Parole (1937) as Inspector
Two strangers, a man and a woman, are framed for a jewel robbery and thrown in jail. After they get out, they join forces to track down the real thieves.
The Awful Truth (1937) as Judge
A divorced couple keeps getting mixed up in each other's love lives.
Black Legion (1937) as Barham
A disgruntled factory worker is lured into joining a secret society out to terrorize foreigners.
It Can't Last Forever (1937) as U. S. attorney
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) as Hotel manager, Mr. Horton
A devoted couple faces the harsh economic realities of growing older.
Married Before Breakfast (1937) as Mr. Dow
A madcap inventor tries to market a razor-less shaving cream.
Danger - Love at Work (1937) as Hilton
A young lawyer is unable to get a family to sign a land sale contract until their daughter falls in love with him.
Sing, Baby, Sing (1936) as Brewster
The Longest Night (1936) as Grover
A department-store head tries to stop a gangland plot.
Sins of Man (1936) as Minister
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.
The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936) as Orator
After setting the leg of John Wilkes Booth, Dr. Samuel Mudd is sent to prison as a conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
The Road to Glory (1936) as Relief captain
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.
Half Angel (1936) as District Attorney
Allison Long is acquitted on charges of poisoning her father but then her benefactor is poisoned. Reporter Duffy Giles has faith in her innocence.
It Had to Happen (1936) as Mayor [Truddle] of New York
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.
Night Waitress (1936) as District Attorney
A girl just out of prison gets mixed up in murder at the restaurant where she works.
Career Woman (1936) as Arthur Henshaw
A girl (Jewell) accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer (Whalen) and successfully by a new, straightforward one (Trevor).
Champagne Charlie (1936) as Board member
Dimples (1936) as Mr. St. Clair
Shirley Temple lives with the pick-pocket grandfather in 19th century New York City. She entertains the crowds while he works his racket. A rich lady makes it possible for the girl to go legit. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is performed.
The Crime of Dr. Forbes (1936) as Dr. John Creighton
Injured scientist Eric Godfrey asks his protege to give him a fatal dose of opiates to end his misery. When he dies the doctor is accused of murder.
Charlie Chan at the Circus (1936) as Joe Kinney
The Asian detective investigates threatening letters sent to a circus'''' owner.
Private Number (1936) as Rawlings
Poor Little Rich Girl (1936) as George Hathaway
A lost rich girl takes up with a pair of musical performers.
Every Saturday Night (1936) as Mr. Newall
Whipsaw (1935) as Chief Hughes
A G-man woos the sole female member of a criminal gang.
Red Salute (1935) as Louis Martin
Age of Indiscretion (1935) as
A moralistic publisher discovers his wife is cheating on him.
Let 'Em Have It (1935) as Department chief
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.
Another Face (1935) as Bill Branch
Plastic surgery turns a gangster into a movie star.
Strangers All (1935) as Prosecuting attorney
A mother tries to bring her estranged children closer together.
Times Square Lady (1935) as Engel
A gambler''''s assistant helps the boss''''s daughter fight off a crooked lawyer.
Call It Luck (1934) as Mr. Morgan
Wednesday's Child (1934) as Keyes
After testifying at his parents'''' divorce trial, a young boy is shipped off to military school when neither parent wants him around.
Most Precious Thing in Life (1934) as Mr. Kelsey
Years after being pushed out of her husband’s life, a woman befriends her long lost son.
Marie Galante (1934) as Assistant
Marie is kidnapped and taken aboard ship, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a cafe in the Panama Canal zone. There she gets involved in a plot to destroy the canal and runs into American intelligence officer Crawbett.
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934) as Senator
President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new secretary soon runs afoul of political lobbyists out to destroy his department.
Viva Villa (1934) as Newspaper man
Rousing biography of the bandit chief who led the battle for Mexican independence.
She Was a Lady (1934) as
This Side of Heaven (1934) as Doctor
An eccentric family tries to work together when the father is accused of embezzlement.
The Girl and the Judge (1918) as Walter Stuyvesant
Her Price (1918) as Robert Carroll
The Glorious Adventure (1918) as Bob Williamson

Cast (short)

The Public Pays (1936)
In this short film, a protection racket preying on milk distribution is broken up.

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