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Will Stanton

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Cast (feature film)

Adam's Rib (1949) as Cabbie
Husband-and-wife lawyers argue opposite sides in a sensational women''''s rights case.
Slightly French (1949) as Cockney barker
An out-of-work movie director turns a carnival girl into a French heiress to make her a star.
Forever Amber (1947) as Dead-eye
In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947) as Porter
A spirited widow rents a haunted cottage and builds an emotional bond with the resident ghost.
The Exile (1947) as Tucket
A deposed king fights for his life while hiding out at a farm.
To Each His Own (1946) as Funny little waiter
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
Wife Wanted (1946) as Squint
Career-slipping movie star Carole Raymond (Kay Francis) buys in as a real estate partner of Jeff Caldwell (Paul Cavanagh). Actually, through his secretary, Nola Reed (Veda Ann Borg), Caldwell runs a matrimonial bureau and, with the aid of his associate, Lee Kirby (John Gallaudet), they defraud and blackmail a large group of lonely people. Carole, unknowingly, is used as bait for one of their victims, Walter Desmond (Barton Yarborough), who "commits suicide." Reporter William Tyler (Robert Shayne) thinks otherwise and, posing as a rich rancher, contacts Miss Raymond. The latter, now being blackmailed by Caldwell, is forced to persuade Tyler to invest in a fraudulent oil deal. In her own attempt to break the racket, Carole uncovers Mildred Hayes (Teala Loring), another innocent victim of the Desmond case. Despite leading each other on for their own purposes, Carole and Tyler fall in love and combine their efforts.
Nob Hill (1945) as
The owner of a San Francisco saloon yearns to rank among the upper crust of Nob Hill. When he begins romancing a wealthy socialite it looks like he may have his entree into high society. The pretty star of his saloon's show, however, wants to make sure he stays on the Barbary Coast.
Son of Lassie (1945) as Dog trainer
The beloved collie goes to war to help the resistance in occupied Norway.
A Guy, a Gal, and a Pal (1945) as Barclay
Helen Carter is wooed by two men and she is torn between the financial security offered Granville Breckinridge and happiness love she feels for serviceman Jimmy Jones.
Confidential Agent (1945) as Miner
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
Hangover Square (1945) as Newsboy
A composer who can't control his creative temperament turns to murder.
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944) as Cockney room steward
In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship. Their great naivity and efforts to seem grown-up lead them into many comic misadventures.
Mr. Skeffington (1944) as Drunk
A flighty beauty marries a stockbroker for convenience and almost ruins both their lives.
Lost in a Harem (1944) as Plain native
Two entertainers touring the Middle East are kidnapped by an evil sultan.
The Lodger (1944) as Newsboy
The inhabitants of a boarding house fear the new lodger is Jack the Ripper.
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944) as Drunk civilian
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
Barbary Coast Gent (1944) as Drunk
A bandit from the gold fields moves to San Francisco and tries to go straight.
Thumbs Up (1943) as Workman
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) as Pub character
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
It Ain't Hay (1943) as Drunk
The Man from Down Under (1943) as Bettor
A World War I veteran sneaks two orphans back to his native Australia.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Rat-faced man
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
This Above All (1942) as Bartender
A woman defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.
Charley's Aunt (1941) as Messenger
Two college students convince their friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil.
Sergeant York (1941) as Cockney soldier
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) as Pickpocket
A department store owner goes undercover as an employee to thwart union activists.
International Squadron (1941) as
A hotshot flyer endangers his colleagues in the Royal Air Force as they fly against the Nazis.
Captain Fury (1939) as Bertie
An Irish convict escapes an Australian prison to organize a revolution.
The Little Princess (1939) as Groom
When her father is reported dead in war, his daughter fights harsh conditions at her boarding school.
Devil's Island (1939) as Bobo
A surgeon unjustly sent to Devil''''s Island fights to survive harsh treatment.
We Are Not Alone (1939) as Mr. Deane
A British doctor hires an injured ballerina as a nanny for his son.
Fast and Furious (1939) as Waiter
Married book-dealers Joel and Garda Sloane get mixed up with murder during a beauty pageant.
There Goes My Heart (1938) as Drunk passenger
An heiress takes a job as a department store clerk.
Four Men and a Prayer (1938) as Cockney
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate.
Straight Place and Show (1938) as Truck driver
Three loonies become professional wrestlers to help a young man get into horse racing.
International Crime (1938) as Lush
Lamont Cranston, amatuer criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes passes the friendly stage with Police Commissioner Weston (Thomas Jackson.) He complains to his managing editor, Edward Heath (Oscar O'Shea), over the problems that have developed in his department since Phoebe Lane (Astrid Allwyn) has been hired as his assistant. He is advised to forget it since she is the publisher's niece. During his broadcast about Honest John (William Pawley), a famous safe cracker who has served his time, Phoebe gives him a note that the Metropolitan Theatre is to be robbed at eight o'clock and she is so insistent that he adds it as his closing note. Off the air, he learns she got the information from a man she met in a cafe who had an honest face. Cranston goes to the theatre where Weston and his men have gathered and, of course, nothing happens but, across town, a safe is blown at the home of international banker Gerald Morton and the banker is killed.Cranston arrives there ahead of the police and discovers enough evidence to show him that it wasn't just a simple robbery with the banker accidently killed. The irate Weston has him jailed as a material witness, but Phoebe comes through with a habeas corpus in time for him to make his broadcast. Honest John crashes into the studio with a gun and demands that Cranston exonerates him over the air from the police suspicion that he committed the robbery. Weston rushes to the studio but Honest John has escaped. Cranston takes Phoebe on a tour of night clubs hoping she will spot the man who gave her the robbery message. She does and Cranston poses as a new arrival from Europe and learns that the man is Flotow (William von Brincken) and his companion is Starkov (Tennen Holtz.) They make a date for lunch the next day. While they are waiting for him to join them for lunch, Cranston breaks into Flathow's apartment where he meets Phoebe who also has had the same idea. A phone call is answered and Morton's butler (Paul Panzer) says there is a meeting at the Morton home that afternoon.
Seventh Heaven (1937) as Young soldier
A Parisian sewer worker (Stewart) longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl (Simone Simon) from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to war.
Another Dawn (1937) as Caddie
An officer''''s wife at a British outpost in Africa falls for another man.
Big City (1937) as Drunk
An honest cab driver fights against corruption.
The Prince and the Pauper (1937) as Man in crowd
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
Affairs of Cappy Ricks (1937) as Steward
Love and Hisses (1937) as Passenger
Fury (1936) as Drunk
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
White Hunter (1936) as Harry
The Blackmailer (1936) as Nick
The Last of the Mohicans (1936) as Jenkins
A frontier scout rescues the daughters of a British colonial commander from renegades.
Lloyd's of London (1936) as Smutt
A young man's love for a married woman leads him to help found an insurance company.
Escapade (1935) as Singer
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) as Postsmouth Joe
Classic adventure about the sadistic Captain Bligh, who drove his men to revolt during a South Seas expedition.
The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935) as Drunk waiter
An expatriate Russian prince creates a scandal by winning big at the gambling tables.
The Irish in Us (1935) as
The sons of an Irish family have to choose among police work, prize fighting and love.
Atlantic Adventure (1935) as Steward
An ace reporter tracks the man who killed the D.A. to an ocean liner.
Bad Boy (1935) as Racker
Poolroom ace Dunn marries his girlfriend Wilson but cant find work so he sends her back to her family. Things improve after he catches some crooks.
Baby Face Harrington (1935) as Prisoner
A milquetoast has to fight off cops and gangsters when he''''s mistaken for a criminal.
Pursued (1934) as Ticket agent
The Man Who Reclaimed His Head (1934) as Drunk soldier
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.
Hello, Sister! (1933) as Drunk
Alice in Wonderland (1933) as Seven of Spades
A trip through the looking glass and down a rabbit hole sends an English girl into a world of fantastic characters and strange potions.
Sailor's Luck (1933) as J. Felix Hemingway
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.
Cavalcade (1933) as Tommy Jolly
A British family survives war and changing times.
Roar of the Dragon (1932) as Sailor
Bandits menace Americans on a Chinese riverboat.
Me and My Gal (1932) as Drunk
A New York cop falls in love with a waterfront waitress whose sister falls for a gangster.
Two Gun Man (1931) as Kettle Belly
The Lion and the Lamb (1931) as Ruebin
Mamba (1930) as Cockney servant
August Bolte, the richest man in a settlement in German East Africa in the period before World War I, is called "Mamba" by the locals, which is the name of a deadly snake. Despised by the locals and the European settlers alike for his greed and arrogance, Bolte forces the beautiful daughter of a destitute nobleman to marry him in exchange for saving her father from ruin. Upon her arrival in Africa, she falls in love with an officer in the local German garrison. When World War I breaks out, Bolte, unable to avoid being conscripted, foments a rebellion among the local natives.
Paradise Island (1930) as Limey
True Heaven (1929) as Gresson's chauffeur
Sadie Thompson (1928) as Quartermaster Bates
A South Seas prostitute runs afoul of a fire-and-brimstone preacher.
Golf Widows (1928) as John Dixon

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Charley and the Angel (1973)
When an angel tells workaholic Charlie Appleby that he will die soon, he decides to put his family first and be a better husband and father.

Cast (short)

Weather Wizards (1939)
This short film focuses on how scientists predict changing weather to assist in giving several days'''' warning to farmers.
Anaesthesia (1938)
This short film examines the history of anesthesia.
Apples To You! (1934)
A burlesque theater director is enlisted to help a failing opera house in this short musical comedy.
Any Old Port! (1932)
In this short film, Hardy arranges for Laurel to fight at a local boxing hall to raise some money.
The Rap (1931)
Laurel and Hardy are sent to prison in this comedic short film.
High Gear (1931)
A group of friends take a borrowed car out for a drive and find trouble at every turn in this comedic short.
Do Detectives Think? (1927)
Two inept detectives are hired to guard the judge in this silent short film.
Assistant Wives (1927)
An underpaid lawyer tries to convince his boss that he needs a raise, and sways a waitress to go along with the ruse in this silent short film.

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