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Richard Gaines

Richard Gaines



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Cast (feature film)

The Great Impostor (1961) as State official
Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a monk, a surgeon onboard a Canadian Warship, and a prison warden.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Judge
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
5 Steps to Danger (1957) as Dean [William] Brant
A couple attempts to keep important secrets from Communist spies.
Francis in the Haunted House (1956) as District Attorney Reynolds
Ransom! (1956) as Langly
A wealthy couple tries to cope with the press and the police when their son is kidnapped.
Trial (1955) as Dr. Schacter
A Mexican boy accused of rape and murder becomes a pawn for Communists and red-baiters.
Love Me or Leave Me (1955) as Paul Hunter
True story of torch singer Ruth Etting's struggle to escape the gangster who made her a star.
Drum Beat (1954) as Dr. Thomas
While negotiating a peace treaty with North California Indians, a presidential emissary has to fight off a renegade.
Marry Me Again (1953) as Dr. Pepperdine
Bill (Robert Cummings), a jet pilot hero from the Korean War, returns home with intentions of marrying his sweetheart, Doris (Marie Wilson.) But Doris has inherited a million dollars and Bill won't marry her because he dreams of a home and babies, with himself as the sole source of income on his $65 a week. Doris has to find a way to make him change his mind. No matter her character name, Marie Wilson was playing her usual "Irma" role, and finds an "Irma" solution.
Flight to Mars (1951) as Professor Jackson
A newspaper reporter and a bunch of scientists fly a rocket to Mars just to find out that Martians look exactly like us. Mars is running low on one of their natural resources (Corium), and plan to steal the Earth astronauts' rocket and conquer Earth. The Martian underground helps the Earthmen stop the insidious plan.
Ace in the Hole (1951) as Nagel
A small-town reporter milks a local disaster to get back into the big time.
Key to the City (1950) as Speaker
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
A Kiss for Corliss (1949) as Taylor
A false rumor spreads through a town about the relationship between a teenage girl and an older sophisticated man.
Strange Bargain (1949) as Malcolm Jarvis
A young bookkeeper is framed for his boss''''s murder.
That Wonderful Urge (1949) as Mr. Whitson
An heiress gets back at the reporter who pretended to romance her to get a story.
The Lucky Stiff (1949) as District Attorney Logan
Semi-successful lawyer John Malone is intrigued by local night club singer Anna Marie St. Clair. After meeting her at the club, he is present when her boss (and more?) is killed, and she is arrested for the crime. Sentenced to death, Malone and his faithful secretary set out to find the real murderer, who is probably also responsible for a protection racket Malone is investigating.
Every Girl Should Be Married (1948) as Sam McNutt
A young woman uses scientific research to trap a man into marriage.
Cass Timberlane (1948) as Dennis Thane
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
Dangerous Years (1948) as Edgar Burns
Jeff Carter has put an end to the town's delinquency with a boys' club. Young hoodlum Danny shows up and influences teenagers Doris, Willy and Leo. They hang out at a juke joint where Eve (one of Marilyn's first bit parts) works. When Jeff tries to stop a robbery planned by Danny, he is killed and Danny goes on trial.
Ride the Pink Horse (1947) as Jonathan
A con man tries to blackmail a Mexican gangster.
Humoresque (1947) as [Frederick] Bauer
A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy neurotic.
Unconquered (1947) as Colonel George Washington
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Brute Force (1947) as McCollum
Tough, disgruntled prisoners plan a daring, possibly bloody escape while on a drain pipe detail.
The Hucksters (1947) as Cooke
A war veteran fights for honesty in the advertising game.
The Invisible Wall (1947) as Richard Elsworth
The Bride Wore Boots (1946) as Mallory, Jeff's attorney
Do You Love Me (1946) as Ralph Wainwright
A dean of a music school undergoes a transformation after she meets a swing bandleader.
White Tie and Tails (1946) as Archer Ripley
Nobody Lives Forever (1946) as Charles Manning
A con artist falls for the rich widow he's trying to fleece.
So Goes My Love (1946) as Josephus Ford
An inventor rises to fame with the support of his loving wife.
Twice Blessed (1945) as Senator John Pringle
Twin sisters set a parent trap to reunite their divorced mother and father.
The Enchanted Cottage (1945) as Frederick Price
A scarred veteran and a homely woman are transformed by love.
Don Juan Quilligan (1945) as Defense attorney
Mr. Winkle Goes to War (1944) as Ralph Wescott
A henpecked husband surprises his family by coming back from World War II a hero.
Double Exposure (1944) as James B. Turlock
Double Indemnity (1944) as Mr. Norton
An insurance salesman gets seduced into plotting a client's death.
Tender Comrade (1944) as Waldo Pierson
Lady welders pool their resources to share a house during World War II.
The More the Merrier (1943) as Charles J. Pendergast
The World War II housing shortage brings three people together for an unlikely romance.
A Night to Remember (1942) as Lingle
A mystery writer and his wife stumble on a murder in their new apartment.

Cast (special)

McGarry and Me (1960) as Police Officer
The story of Dan McGarry, a kind-hearted police officer, and his wife Kitty. In the pilot episode, Dan attempts to teach a fellow officer the evils of gambling.
Petrified Forest, The (1955) as Mr Chisholm
The story of Alan Squire, a drifter who becomes involved with Gabby Maple, the daughter of an Arizona diner owner, and a gang of escaped convicts led by Duke Mantee as they seize the diner for a hideout. Based on the play by Robert E. Sherwood. "The Petrified Forest" was also seen as a segment of "

Cast (short)

A Gun in His Hand (1945)
In this short film, a man joins the police force with the intention of getting away with crimes.

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