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Harry Davenport

Harry Davenport



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Also Known As: Died: August 9, 1949
Born: January 19, 1866 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

A Son of the Hills (1917) as Director
A Man's Law (1917) as Director
Tillie Wakes Up (1917) as Director
A Woman Alone (1917) as Director
The Millionaire's Double (1917) as Director
The False Friend (1917) as Director
The Supreme Temptation (1916) as Director
For a Woman's Fair Name (1916) as Director
The Island of Regeneration (1915) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Adventure of the Action Hunters (1987) as Men At Gas Pump; Party Member In Bar
Riding High (1950) as Johnson
An heiress and her sister''''s fiancee defy her family to race horses.
Down to the Sea in Ships (1949) as Benjamin Harris
A re-make of the 1922 silent film that details the lives of the people in a small Quaker community and the adventures of a whaling ship.
Little Women (1949) as Dr. Barnes
The four daughters of a New England family fight for happiness during and after the Civil War.
Tell It to the Judge (1949) as Judge Meredith
To win back her husband, a divorcee pretends to be married to a loser.
That Forsyte Woman (1949) as Old Jolyon Forsyte
An unhappily married woman falls in love with her niece's fiance.
Three Daring Daughters (1948) as Dr. Cannon
Three young girls try to help their widowed mother find the right husband.
The Decision of Christopher Blake (1948) as Courtroom attendant
A young man joins forces with a judge in an effort to reconcile his parents'''' broken marriage.
Man from Texas (1948) as Pop Hickey
That Lady in Ermine (1948) as Luigi
A newlywed countess falls for a Hungarian invader.
For the Love of Mary (1948) as Justice Peabody
Sport of Kings (1947) as Major Denning
Tom Cloud (Paul Campbell) and his 12-year-old brother Bill (Mark Dennis) arrive in Kentucky to claim the farm left them by their father and encounter hostile neighbors. "Doc" Richardson (Gloria Henry), a young veterinarian who rents a cottage on the farm, tells Tom that the animosity arrives from the result of a wager former owner Major Denning (Harry Davenport) had made with his father the night before the Olympian Stakes. The Major lost the bet and Cloud took possession of the property. Tom aranges with the local banker to pay the old man from a small trust fund supposedly left to Major Denning, provided that Denning returns to the farm. But, as guardian of the Major's financial affairs, Tom also learns that he is responsible for the Major's heavy obligations.
Keeper of the Bees (1947) as Michael Worthington
Michael Worthington, an elderly owner of an apiary, befriends an embittered artist, Jamie McFarlaine (Michael Duane), who is seeking a divorce from his wife. Jamie falls in love with Alice (Gloria Henry), but the romance is almost doomed by the gossip-spreading of a meddlesome neighbor. The pair are reconciled through the actions of an orphan girl (Jo Ann Marlowe), whom they decide to adopt after they are married.
The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer (1947) as [Judge] Thaddeus [Turner]
A teenage girl's crush on a playboy spells trouble, particularly when he falls for her older sister.
That Hagen Girl (1947) as Judge Merrivale
A small-town teenager thinks a lawyer is her illegitimate dad.
The Fabulous Texan (1947) as Rev. Barker
A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two former Rebels take on this despot each in his own way.
The Farmer's Daughter (1947) as Dr. Matthew Sutven
When she goes to work for a congressman, a Minnesota farm girl takes Washington by storm.
Stallion Road (1947) as Dr. Stephen
A veterinarian and a novelist compete for the heart of a lady rancher.
Lady Luck (1946) as Judge Martin
A woman from a family of gamblers marries one and tries to reform him.
G. I. War Brides (1946) as Grandpa Giles
Linda Powell (Anna Lee), and English girl, stows away on a ship bound for the United States in order to join the G.I. she loves. She assumes the identity of an English war bride, Joyce Giles (Carol Savage), who has decided she no longer loves the American soldier she married and is not going to join him in the U.S. Linda arrives to find that her soldier no longer wishes to marry her...
Claudia and David (1946) as Dr. Harry
Follow-up to hit film Claudia (1943) finds title characters (Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young) dealing with the ups and downs of marriage and parenthood in their rural Connecticut town. Illness, accidents, and jealousy plague the young couple as they learn to weather life.
Three Wise Fools (1946) as The Ancient
An orphan girl melts the hearts of three crusty old men.
Faithful in My Fashion (1946) as Great Grandpa
A sailor on leave causes problems at the department store his girlfriend manages.
Courage of Lassie (1946) as Judge Payson
A young girl tries to rehabilitate the famous collie after his return from combat service in World War II.
Adventure (1946) as Dr. Ashlon
A rough-living sailor has trouble adjusting to domestic life when he marries a librarian.
A Boy, a Girl and a Dog (1946) as Gramps
This Love of Ours (1945) as Dr. Jerry Wilkerson
At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's new technique, Florence is revealed in a flashback as Michel's abandoned wife Karin, whom their daughter Susette thinks is dead. Can Susette cope if they now re-unite?
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945) as Dr. Bertram Charles
On a trip to visit his parents, detective Nick Charles gets mixed up in a murder investigation.
Music for Millions (1945) as Doctor
A pregnant musician awaits her husband's return from World War II.
Pardon My Past (1945) as Grandpa Pemberton
A penniless veteran is mistaken for a millionaire playboy.
The Enchanted Forest (1945) as Old John
An elderly hermit befriends a young boy lost in the forest.
Too Young to Know (1945) as Judge Benjamin Boller
A returning GI searches for the wife who left him and gave away their son.
She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945) as Albert
A female psychiatrist who's sworn off love falls for a handsome veteran.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) as Grandpa [Prophater]
Young love and childish fears highlight a year in the life of a turn-of-the-century family.
The Impatient Years (1944) as Minister
A feuding couple re-creates their courtship in hopes of falling back in love.
Government Girl (1944) as Senator MacVickers
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are thrown together by the war effort.
Kismet (1944) as Agha
In the classic Arabian Nights tale, the king of the beggars enters high society to help his daughter marry a handsome prince.
December 7th (1943) as Mister C
After the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the U.S. fights to survive the early days of World War II.
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) as Arthur Davies
A loner gets caught up in a posse's drive to find and hang three suspected rustlers.
We've Never Been Licked (1943) as "Pop" Lambert
WWII morale film for Texas A&M graduates fighting overseas. Young Brad Craig (Langton) enters the military school with a chip on his shoulder which Mitchum and other upperclassmen quickly knock off. Once adjusted, Craig falls in love with a professor's beautiful daughter, only to find she is in love with his roommate, played by Noah Beery. In the meantime, Craig associates with Japanese spies (including William Frawley of "I Love Lucy") bent on stealing a secret chemical compound being worked on a the University. But is he one of them, or a double agent for his country?
Princess O'Rourke (1943) as Supreme Court judge
A flying ace's romance with a princess creates diplomatic problems.
Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Fred Taylor
Five people thrown together by World War II review their pasts.
Headin' for God's Country (1943) as Clem Adams
Shantytown (1943) as Doc Herndon
Jack London (1943) as Professor Hilliard
Episodes in the novelist's life: In 1890, young Jack London quits a cannery job to try oyster piracy. Later, he signs on for a sealing voyage, tries Yukon prospecting and a brief university career, loving and leaving women along the way. Instead of riches, he gets story ideas. Suddenly, he finds success and a delectable lady; but the urge to adventure won't let him go.
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (1943) as Commodore [Thomas Spencer Holliday]
Tales of Manhattan (1942) as Professor Lyons
New Yorkers from all walks of life come into contact with a supposedly cursed tailcoat.
Kings Row (1942) as Colonel Skeffington
Small town scandals inspire an idealistic young man to take up psychiatry.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) as Homer Bigelow
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942) as Bane
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.
Son of Fury (1942) as Amos Kidder
A young adventurer seeks his fortune in the South Seas so he can return to England and reclaim his birthright.
Meet John Doe (1941) as Former owner of The Bulletin
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941) as Pop Tolliver
A pilot and a temperamental heiress are stranded in the desert together.
Hurricane Smith (1941) as Robert Ingersoll Reed
Rodeo rider Hurricane Smith is wrongly convicted of murder and robbery, but escapes and creates a new and happy life for himself. But one of the real criminals shows up to claim the loot which he believes Smith has.
One Foot in Heaven (1941) as Elias Samson
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
That Uncertain Feeling (1941) as Jones
A happily married woman sees a psychoanalyst and develops doubts about her husband.
I Wanted Wings (1941) as "Sandbags" Riley
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
Grandpa Goes to Town (1940) as Grandpa
Too Many Husbands (1940) as George
When her long lost husband returns after her re-marriage, a woman decides to try life with two mates.
Earl of Puddlestone (1940) as Grandpa [Ed Carson]
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940) as Judge
True story of the German scientist who devoted his life to curing syphilis.
Granny Get Your Gun (1940) as Nate [Paulson]
An elderly woman turns sheriff to clear her granddaughter of murder charges.
Foreign Correspondent (1940) as Mr. Powers
An American reporter covering the war in Europe gets mixed up in the assassination of a Dutch diplomat.
Lucky Partners (1940) as Judge
Two strangers who share a sweepstakes ticket take it on the lam.
I Want a Divorce (1940) as Grandpa Brokaw
All This, and Heaven Too (1940) as Pierre
A French nobleman falls in love with his children's governess.
The Covered Trailer (1939) as Grandpa [Ed Carson]
Money to Burn (1939) as Grandpa [Ed Carson]
My Wife's Relatives (1939) as Grandpa [Ed Carson]
Should Husbands Work? (1939) as Grandpa [Ed Carson]
Juarez (1939) as Dr. Samuel Basch
True story of Mexico's Abraham Lincoln and his fight against Napoleon's empire.
Gone With the Wind (1939) as Dr. Meade
Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved Tara and find love during the Civil War.
The Long Shot (1939) as Henry Sharon
Exile Express (1939) as Dr. Hite
Made for Each Other (1939) as Dr. Healy
A couple struggle to find happiness after a whirlwind courtship.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) as King Louis XI
A deformed bell ringer rescues a gypsy girl falsely accused of witchcraft and murder.
Death of a Champion (1939) as Guy Lanyard
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) as Judge [Rider]
Alexander Graham Bell pursues his greatest inventions so he can marry the woman he loves.
Tail Spin (1939) as T. P. Lester
A flyer enters a cross-country aerial derby and becomes rival to a wealthy society competitor.
Gold Is Where You Find It (1938) as Dr. Parsons
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
The Sisters (1938) as Doc Moore
Three western girls make unhappy marriages at the turn of the century.
You Can't Take It with You (1938) as Judge
A girl from a family of freethinkers falls for the son of a conservative banker.
The Rage of Paris (1938) as Caretaker
A penniless woman sets out to snare a rich husband.
The Cowboy and the Lady (1938) as Uncle Hannibal Smith
A socialite posing as her own maid falls for a rodeo rider.
Young Fugitives (1938) as Joel Bentham
Old Joel Bentham (Harry Davenport) is awarded $50,000 as the last surviving Civil War veteran in his part of the country. His fellow townsmen in Cleardale are more than willing to help him spend it, but he remembers their neglectful years and decides to spend it as he sees fit. He offers a home to Meg (Dorothea Kent) who has been forced into a hobo life by economic stress and also takes in Ray Riggins (Robert Wilcox), wild young grandson of a war comrade. He promises to make Ray his heir, against the advice of his servant, Benjie Collins (Clem Bevans.) Ray plans, with the aid of some former criminal pals, to rob the old man but changes his mind and is fighting a losing battle against the crooks when a corps of American Legion men, coming to escort Joel to a train, mops up the robbers.
Orphans of the Street (1938) as Doc Will Ramsey
The Higgins Family (1938) as Grandpa [William Jordan]
The First Hundred Years (1938) as Uncle Dawson
A working woman doesn''''t want to give up her career when she marries.
Saleslady (1938) as Gramp Cannon
Reckless Living (1938) as "General" Jeff
Fit for a King (1937) as Archduke Julio
Wells Fargo (1937) as Ingalls, banker
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
First Lady (1937) as Charles
A U.S. president's granddaughter fights a femme fatale to groom her husband for the White House.
Maytime (1937) as Committeeman
An opera star's manager tries to stop her romance with a penniless singer.
The Great Garrick (1937) as Innkeeper of "Turk's Head"
French actors set out to deflate the ego of legendary stage star David Garrick.
Four Days' Wonder (1937) as Ticket agent
White Bondage (1937) as "Pap" Craig
A reporter risks lynching to prove that share croppers are being cheated.
As Good As Married (1937) as Jessup
Armored Car (1937) as "Dad" Logan
Mr. Dodd Takes the Air (1937) as Doc Quinn
A country bumpkin becomes a singing sensation on the radio.
Her Husband's Secretary (1937) as Dan Kingdon
A businessman buys trouble when he hires his wife''''s best friend as his secretary.
Paradise Express (1937) as Jed Carson
Fly Away Baby (1937) as Colonel Higgam
Reporter Torchy Blane takes to the skies to track down a band of killers.
King of Hockey (1936) as Tom McKenna
A hockey star goes blind and has to fight for a new life.
The Case of the Black Cat (1936) as Peter Laxter
Perry Mason looks into a trio of murders heralded by the shriek of a cat.
Three Men on a Horse (1936) as Williams
Gangsters kidnap a timid poet with a knack for picking winning horses.
Legion of Terror (1936) as Senator Morton
Frank Marshall and Slim Hewitt, postal inspectors, infiltrate a Ku Klux Klan-like vigilante group which has mailed a bomb to a senator. When the legion kills the brother of Nancy Foster, she helps Frank and Slim in their investigation.
The Scoundrel (1935) as Slazack
Get That Venus (1933) as Mr. Rendleby
My Sin (1931) as Roger Metcalf
His Woman (1931) as Customs inspector
Tough Caribbean freighter Captain Sam Whelan engages Sally Clark, a tramp masquerading as a missionary's daughter, to care for an abandoned baby on board his ship. En route to New York, ships mate Gatson sexually attacks her. The Captain knocks Gatson overboard in an ensuing scuffle. A romance developing between the Captain and Miss Clark is put to the test in New York after an assault investigation uncovers the girl's questionable past.
Her Unborn Child (1930) as Dr. Remington
Dawn (1919) as Daniel Burton
A Girl at Bay (1919) as Frank Galt
The Unknown Quantity (1919) as Septimus Kinsolving
Sowers and Reapers (1917) as Henry Ainsworth
The Planter (1917) as Short
The Wheel of the Law (1916) as John Daniels
C.O.D. (1915) as C. O. Darlington

Cast (short)

A Boy and His Dog (1946)
A young boy fights to save a dog from his cruel owner in this Academy Award winning film for Best Live Action Short Subject. Vitaphone Release 1556A.
Under Southern Stars (1936)
This short film focuses on Confederate General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson the night before he would meet his fate in battle. Vitaphone Release 7792-7793.

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