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Cast (feature film)

Mister Cory (1957) as Roulette dealer
Cory, an ambitious Chicago slum kid with a knack for gambling, gets a busboy job at a posh Wisconsin resort...where his real purpose is to gamble with the staff and guests and romance rich young ladies. Setbacks follow, but Cory eventually rises to a high position in the world of professional gambling. But he just can't forget the glamorous Vollard sisters. And now he has even farther to fall...
Istanbul (1957) as
Adventurer James Brennan returns to Istanbul five years after being ejected under suspicion of diamond smuggling. In flashback, he recalls his last days there, his torrid love affair with Stephanie Bauer, the efforts of shady characters to obtain a strange ornament he received from a friend, and Stephanie's disappearance during a fire. Now that Brennan is back, Stephanie (or her double) reappears, and there's still the question of where the supposedly smuggled diamonds are...
Jubilee Trail (1954) as Turner man
A pregnant widow ventures West in search of a new life.
Meet Danny Wilson (1952) as
Danny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh nightclub. But Nick wants a high price: half of Danny's future income. Danny's career skyrockets, but his position at the top of the heap, and his one-sided romance with Joy, prove extremely unstable.
My Favorite Spy (1951) as Dealer, gambling room
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
The Lady Pays Off (1951) as Dealer
The naive Evelyn Warren, elected shool-teacher of the year by Time Magazine, goes to Las Vegas, where she loses a lot of money. In order to pay her debts, casino-manager Matt Braddock asks her to take care of his sad little daughter Diana.
Let's Dance (1950) as Process server
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
Wyoming Mail (1950) as
In 1869, the United States begins a railroad mail service to the West Coast which proves highly tempting to train robbers, in particular an organized gang with one of the mail's supposed guardians in their pay. Prizefighter Steve Davis, a former army intelligence man, is hired to track down the gang and save the Territorial Mail Service. Steve goes undercover in territorial prison, leans Morse Code from a fellow prisoner, breaks jail, infiltrates the gang...and finds time to romance dance-hall singer Mary, who proves to have hidden depths...
The Great Sinner (1949) as Croupier
A young man succumbs to gambling fever.
Any Number Can Play (1949) as Gambler
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
Hollow Triumph (1948) as
A crook on the lam poses as a psychiatrist.
Born to Kill (1947) as Crap dealer
A murderer marries a young innocent then goes after her more experienced sister.
Dead Reckoning (1947) as Croupier
A tough veteran sets out to solve his war buddy's murder.
Adventure (1946) as Roulette man
A rough-living sailor has trouble adjusting to domestic life when he marries a librarian.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) as Crap shooter
Years after a murder drove them apart, an heiress tries to win back her lost love.
Lady Luck (1946) as Gambler
A woman from a family of gamblers marries one and tries to reform him.
Pursuit to Algiers (1945) as Aide
Sherlock Holmes tries to protect a foreign leader traveling on an ocean liner.
Sunset in Eldorado (1945) as Croupier
The story involves a rather odd flashback by Dale who is visiting El Dorado, home of her grandmother. She dreams about her grandmother's adventures including a romance with a cowboy who looks very much like Roy. Roy, of course, also exists in the present for Dale. Songs include "Go West, Young Man," "Lady Who Wouldn't Say Yes," and "Belle of the El Dorado."
The Conspirators (1944) as
A guerilla leader falls in love with a mysterious woman in World War II Lisbon.
None But the Lonely Heart (1944) as
A young ne'er-do-well tries to get his life on track to help his ailing mother.
Marriage Is a Private Affair (1944) as Croupier
A spoiled rich girl refuses to let marriage interfere with man-chasing.
Mystery Plane (1939) as Fred
Mobsters kidnap a flyer who''''s invented a new targeting system.
Words and Music (1929) as
Phil and Pete compete for Mary's love and also in a contest for best song written by a college student. Notable as the first movie in which John Wayne gets billing (as Duke Morrison).

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