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Also Known As: Died: June 5, 1973
Born: February 12, 1891 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Franklin, Indiana, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Giant (1956) as Dr. Walker
A Texas ranching family fights to survive changing times.
2.
Rawhide (1951) as Miner
Two individuals on a stage coach find themselves at the mercy of four outlaws.
3.
Jim Thorpe--All-American (1951) as Farmer
The famous Native American athlete fights prejudice in his pursuit of sports stardom.
4.
Western Renegades (1949) as Alibi
5.
West of El Dorado (1949) as Alibi
6.
Trails End (1949) as Alibi
Cowhand Drake (Myron Healey) discovers gold on the ranch of his boss, Joe Stuart (George Chesebro) and makes a deal with crooked lawyer Mel Porter (Douglas Evans)to induce Stuart to sell. The latter refuses, and also orders Bill Cameron (Keith Richards) not to see his daughter Laurie (Kay Morley) again. Foreman Johnny Mack (Johnny Mack Brown), after intervening, quits after he sees Stuart hit Laurie while quarreling over her proposed marriage to Cameron. Peddler Alibi Terhune (Max Terhune) witnesses the killing of Stuart by Clem Kettering (Zon Murray), hired by Porter, and is taken prisoner. Cameron is blamed for Stuart's killing, escapes jail, but is persuaded by Johnny to go back and stand trial. Johnny rescues Alibi and the two work together on clearing Cameron's name, and bringing the real culprits to justice.
7.
Range Justice (1949) as Alibi
8.
Law of the West (1949) as Alibi Jenkins
9.
Square Dance Jubilee (1949) as Sheriff
Two talent scouts for a New York-based country music TV show called "Square Dance Jubilee" are sent out West to get authentic western singing acts. They find what they're looking for, but also get mixed up in cattle rustling and murder.
10.
Hidden Danger (1948) as Alibi
11.
The Sheriff of Medicine Bow (1948) as Alibi
Banty Prentiss (Raymond Hatton) returns to Medicine Bow after his parole on the recommendation of his friend Sheriff Johnny Mack Brown (Johnny Mack Brown), who had arrested him for bank thefts. Outlaws, led by Buckeye (George J. Lewis), fail in an attepmt to ambush Johnny and Banty. Nan Prentiss (Evelyn Finley), Banty's daughter, dislikes Johnny for having imprisoned her father. She eludes Buckeye's men and arrives in town in time to pay taxes on her ranch, which banker Harry Stuart (Bill Kennedy) wants. When Banty and handyman Alibi Terhune (Max Terhune) find quartz on the ranch, assayer Jim Carson (Frank LaRue)claims it is fool's gold. However, one of Johnny's deputies gets another report from the town of Baxter Forks, which proves the gold is real. Stuart has Buckeye hold up the bank, while Banty is there, so the latter can be blamed but Nan rescues her dad from jail. Johnny foils an attempt to kill Banty, and henchman Pardo (Peter Perkins) kills Buckeye as he is about the reveal the name of the gang leader. Johnny and Banty are captured and jailed by Pardo, who has made himself the sheriff. Stuart tells Nan he will have Banty freed in exchange for the property, but Alibi informs Johnny what is happening and he and Banty make an escape. Carson and the other outlaws are killed in a blazing gun battle at the ranch, and Stuart is thrown as he tries to escape on Johnny's horse, Rebel.
12.
Gunning for Justice (1948) as Alibi, also known as Doc Parson
13.
Along the Oregon Trail (1947) as Max
The period is the 1840's and Greg Thurston is out to establish his own empire out of a large area of the west. He needs rifles to give to the Indians but Monte Hale breaks up his attack on the supply train. But when they get them by robbing the warehouse, Monte suspects Thuston who had the other key. He follows Thurston only to be caught by him just as Thurston launches his final big attack.
14.
15.
Cowboy Canteen (1944) as Professor Merlin
A rancher turns his spread into a dude ranch for soldiers during World War II.
16.
Sheriff of Sundown (1944) as Third Grade Simms
Bringing his large cattle herd to Sundown, Tex Jordan sells to Hatfield. He does OK but learns Hatfield is cheating the small outfits. When one refuses to sell he is murdered and Tex then decides to stay and take up the fight. He is appointed a special Agent by the Governor but unknonw to him the Governor's Secretary is a spy for Hatfield and reveals his plans.
17.
Harmony Trail (1944) as Max Terhune
Sent to investigate a payroll robbery, Marshall Rocky meets his old friends Ken, Eddie, and Max. He has the serial numbers and when Pop puts on his medicine show they get one of the bills. This enables Ken to see through Sorrell's scheme that threw the blame on an innocent rancher and he sets out to prove it.
18.
Black Market Rustlers (1943) as Alibi Terhune
19.
Bullets and Saddles (1943) as Alibi Terhune
Hammond is after the Craig ranch and has framed Charlie Craig for murder. Mother Craig brings in the Range Busters. They capture one of Hammond's men and Alibi plans to trick him into a confession as to who the real murderer is. Meanwhile, Denny has overheard Hammond's plans for his next move and he and Crash set out to round up the gang.
20.
Cowboy Commandos (1943) as Alibi
It's 1943 and a mine is producing magnesium for the war effort. A group of Nazis are nearby trying to sabotage the ore production and some of their men have jobs in the mine. The Range Busters arrive with Alibi taking a job in the mine and then being immediately fired. Claiming to want revenge against the mine owner gets him accepted among the saboteurs and his eavesdropping enables Crash and Denny to move just as the saboteurs plan to strike.
21.
Haunted Ranch (1943) as Alibi
Both the Range Buster and Rance and his outlaw gang are looking for stolen gold bullion. To scare people away from the ranch where the gold is hidden, Rance has his man imitating ghosts. The gold is in a steel cased organ but a certain combination of organ stops need to be pulled to obtain the gold.
22.
Land of Hunted Men (1943) as Alibi
23.
Two-Fisted Justice (1943) as Alibi
24.
Texas to Bataan (1942) as Alibi
25.
Texas Trouble Shooters (1942) as Alibi Terhune
26.
Rock River Renegades (1942) as Alibi Terhune
27.
Trail Riders (1942) as Alibi Terhune
28.
Arizona Stage Coach (1942) as Alibi Terhune
In the midst of some friendly horseplay on their "Flying R" ranch, the Range Busters, Crash Corrigan (Ray Corrigan), Dusty King (John King) and Alibi Terhune (Max Terhune), are sobered by the arrival of a buckboard bearing their old friend Larry Meadows (Forrest Taylor) and his niece Dorrie Willard (Nell O'Day). Meadows seeks their aid against a gang of outlaws terrorizing his town. Ernie Willard (Riley Hill as Roy Harris), Dorrie's brother, has been taken in by Tex Laughlin (Stanley Price) who is using the Willard ranch as an undercover for his real occupation as a member of a gang of outlaws led by Tim Douglas (Charles King), a supposed friend of the Willards.
29.
Thunder River Feud (1942) as Alibi Terhune
30.
Boot Hill Bandits (1942) as Alibi Terhune
31.
The Trail of the Silver Spurs (1941) as "Alibi" Terhune
32.
Tonto Basin Outlaws (1941) as "Alibi" Terhune
33.
Underground Rustlers (1941) as "Alibi" Terhune
34.
Tumbledown Ranch in Arizona (1941) as "Alibi" Terhune
35.
Saddle Mountain Roundup (1941) as "Alibi" Terhune
36.
Wrangler's Roost (1941) as Alibi Terhune
37.
Fugitive Valley (1941) as Alibi
38.
The Kid's Last Ride (1941) as Alibi
39.
Trailing Double Trouble (1940) as Alibi
40.
West of Pinto Basin (1940) as Alibi
41.
The Range Busters (1940) as Alibi
42.
Man of Conquest (1939) as Deaf Smith
43.
Three Texas Steers (1939) as Lullaby Joslin
Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she's never visited, but for sentimental reasons won't sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the circus to force Nancy to sell the ranch; instead, she goes there to live. Will her neighbors, the Three Mesquiteers, be a match for the secret swindlers? And what's so valuable about that run-down ranch anyway?
44.
The Night Riders (1939) as Lullaby Joslin
Talbot uses a phony land grant to rule thirteen million acres, taxing everyone heavily and evicting those who won't pay. The Three Mesquiteers becomes mysterious "night riders" to fight this evil.
45.
Heroes of the Hills (1938) as Lullaby Joslin
46.
Mama Runs Wild (1938) as Applegate
47.
Santa Fe Stampede (1938) as Lullaby Joslin
The Mesquiteers capture a horse thief who escapes justice through a crooked judge. They gather signatures urging the governor to investigate but a friend with the petition is murdered. Stony is accused.
48.
Pals of the Saddle (1938) as Lullaby Joslin
Returning a lost item to Ann, Stony arrives just two men shoot each other. Ann is a Government Agent and she gets Stony to replace her now dead partner. An important chemical is being smuggled out of the country and she sends Stony to the storage facility posing as the foreign Agent. He fools the guards but the boss arrives to expose the hoax and Stony is made a prisoner.
49.
The Purple Vigilantes (1938) as Lullaby Joslin
David Ross organizes the ranchers into a vigilante group to rid the town of outlaws. The plan succeeds but the trouble starts when some of the men form a new vigilante group and posing as the original one plunder for loot.
50.
Outlaws of Sonora (1938) as Lullaby Joslin
51.
Red River Range (1938) as Lullaby Joslin
The Cattlemen's Association has called in the Mesquiteers to find cattle rustlers. They get Tex Riley to pose as Stony so Stony can arrive posing as a wanted outlaw. This gets Stony into the gang of rustlers and he alerts Tucson and Lullaby as to the next raid. But Hartley is on hand and unknown to anyone is the rustler's boss and he joins the posse with a plan that will do away with the Mesquiteers.
52.
Riders of the Black Hills (1938) as Lullaby
53.
Overland Stage Raiders (1938) as Lullaby Joslin
After gold shipments from a mining town have been hijacked, the three Mesquiteers buy a plane to fly the gold out. The owner of the shipping line brings in Eastern gangsters to thwart them.
54.
Ladies in Distress (1938) as Dave Evans
55.
Call the Mesquiteers (1938) as Lullaby Joslin
56.
Wild Horse Rodeo (1937) as Lullaby Joslin
Stony makes a deal with Nye to get the wild horse Cylone for his rodeo circuit. The horse brings in big crowds as no one is able to ride him and collect Nye's prize money. Finally Stony rides him but takes the horse instead of the money. This leads to trouble when Cyclone is set free and Nye and his men go after him.
57.
The Riders of the Whistling Skull (1937) as Lullaby Joslin
After a member of an archeological expedition is murdered, Stony convinces the other two reluctant Mesquiteers to accompany them. After another member is killed it becomes apparent that Rutledge and the Indian Otah are the culprits, but they are now in Indian territory without food and water.
58.
Hit the Saddle (1937) as Lullaby Joslin
Unable to legally capture and sell a herd of protected wild horses, corrupt rancher Rance Macgowan uses his trained killer horse, Volcano, to substitute for the real leader of the herd and cause havoc and death among the ranches. With the government about to drop the restrictions on rounding up the herd, the Three Mesquiteers find themselves in the middle of the controversy after their friend, Sheriff Miller is killed by Volcano.
59.
Range Defenders (1937) as Lullaby Joslin
60.
Manhattan Merry-Go-Round (1937) as Himself
61.
Come On, Cowboys! (1937) as Lullaby Joslin
62.
Gunsmoke Ranch (1937) as Lullaby [Joslin]
Flagg is relocating flood victims to Gunsmoke Ranch. The Three Mesquiteers know Flagg to be a crook and try to warn them. They ignore the warning and improve the land only to find that it has been condemned for a new dam.
63.
The Trigger Trio (1937) as Lullaby Joslin
Rancher Brent has some infected cattle. He has the brands changed and then has them put on the Evans ranch, With the law requiring the entire herds to be destroyed, he gets Larry Smith to help him illegally drive his and the Evans' cattle across the state line. Lullaby learns of the scheme and tries to stop Larry.
64.
Heart of the Rockies (1937) as Lullaby Joslin
The Mesquiteers are supposedly losing cattle to a bear from the adjoining National park. But the culprits are the Dawson clan who kill the cattle and use Davey's pet bear to leave tracks. When Davey breaks his leg, they find a crutch mark along with the bear tracks and head after the Dawson's.
65.
The Hit Parade (1937) as Rusty [Callahan]
Agent Pete Garland is fired by society singer Monica Barrett after he got her a new radio contract, because she thinks her lawyer friend Teddy Leeds fits in better with her social status. To get even, Pete wants to make an unknown singer into a star. He finds Ruth Allison, drives her hard through rehearsals and makes her a star. But she is worried about her past, something she hasn't told Pete: She's an ex-convict and jumped bail in order to keep her partners in crime out of it. Further she's in love with Pete, but feels that he's still carrying a torch for Monica. When Monica's popularity is decreasing, Pete is able to get Ruth a stint on the program, the result is Monica is fired and Ruth get her job, but Monica takes revenge by revealing Ruth's past. Ruth considers it is best for her to disappear before being arrested, but she has become a star in public opinion. Will she get Pete or will she go to prison again ?
66.
Ghost-Town Gold (1936) as Lullaby Joslin
Barrington's men rob the bank and hide the gold in a ghost town. The ghost town's only citizen finds the gold and tries to use it to bet on a boxing match. Seeing the gold, the Mesquiteers rush to the ghost town and recover the rest of it. They need to get it to the bank before it opens but Barrington's men stand in the way.
67.
Ride, Ranger, Ride (1936) as Rufe
Texas rangers fight the U.S. Cavalry to save them from train robbers.
68.
Roarin' Lead (1936) as Lullaby Joslin
69.
The Big Show (1936) as Max
When cowboy star Tom Ford disappears, Wilson gets his double Gene Autry to impersonate him. But Ford owes gangster Rico $10,000 and Rico arrives to collect. He fails to get the money but learns that Autry is an impersonator and now blackmails Wilson and his movie studio.

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