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Cast (feature film)

Kitty (1946) as McNab
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
Three Strangers (1946) as Old man
Three people who share a sweepstakes ticket travel a tangled road to collect their winnings.
Girl on the Spot (1946) as Murgatriod
Eleven Gilbert & Sullivan numbers are melded within the murder-mystery plot of "Girl on the Spot", with a result that either G&S and/or the plot are always seemingly on stage-wait or in the wings awaiting a cue. Lois Collier is the girl-on-the-spot of the title because she was on the scene of a murder. The police conclude she didn't do it and they use her to set a trap for the real killer, a G&S addict, by financing a Broadway production starring Collier. The police department evidently found the money for financing a Broadway show under "Misc.Expenses" in the city budget.
National Velvet (1945) as Tim
A British farm girl fights to train a difficult horse for the Grand National Steeplechase.
The Brighton Strangler (1945) as Hotel porter
An actor playing a notorious killer begins to live the part.
Tonight and Every Night (1945) as Englishman
An American girl falls for an RAF pilot while performing at a British music hall.
Bring on the Girls (1945) as Stage doorman
Love Letters (1945) as Dodd
A soldier falls for the woman who may have killed his best friend.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) as Werner
A girl in the slums tries to find her way with the help of her devoted mother and alcoholic father.
The House of Fear (1945) as Angus
Passport to Destiny (1944) as Cook
A British war widow travels to Berlin to assassinate Hitler.
Gaslight (1944) as Turnkey
A newlywed fears she's going mad when strange things start happening at the family mansion.
The Woman in the Window (1944) as Garageman
A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.
Ghost Catchers (1944) as Diggs
Career Girl (1944) as Pop [Theodore Billings]
Joan Terry, from a Mid-Western smalltown, comes to New York to get a job on the stage. But until she finds an opportunity, she stays at a boarding house where other talent is also waiting. To get a better chance, the people there decide to build a talent pool, where the person with the most chances for a job gets the full support, trying to get jobs for the others there too - and Joan is chosen to do that. But this is not so easy when her fiance is trying to keep her away from the stage...
The Spider Woman (1944) as Radlik
Sherlock Holmes fakes his own death to expose a killer.
Dangerous Passage (1944) as Dawson
Jungle Woman (1944) as Caretaker
Paula the ape woman (Acquanetta) is alive and well, and running around a creepy old sanitarium run by the kindly Dr. Fletcher (J. Carrol Naish), also reverting to her true gorilla form every once in a while to kill somebody.
Jane Eyre (1944) as Footman
A governess at a remote estate falls in love with her brooding employer.
The White Cliffs of Dover (1944) as Billings
An American woman with a British husband fights to keep her family together through two world wars.
And Now Tomorrow (1944) as Mr. Meade
Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an affair with her fiance Jeff. Vance tries a new serum which causes Emily to faint... Will it work this time ?
The Ghost Ship (1943) as Blind beggar
A young innocent signs on with a ship whose captain is going mad.
It's a Great Life (1943) as Alf
Action in the North Atlantic (1943) as McGonigle
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
Calling Dr. Death (1943) as Watchman [Bill]
Losing his memories of the last few days, neurologist Dr. Steele is told that his wife has been brutally murdered. Steele, aware of his conniving wife's infidelity, believes he may have been the killer and enlists the aid of his pretty nurse Stella to hypnotize him into recovering his lost memories.
Coney Island (1943) as
A con man fast-talks his way into managing a Coney Island nightclub with a temperamental star.
Appointment in Berlin (1943) as Smitty
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
Northwest Rangers (1943) as McKenzie
A Mountie tracks a childhood friend gone bad.
Lassie Come Home (1943) as Buckles
A faithful collie undertakes an arduous journey to return to her lost family.
Holy Matrimony (1943) as Aylmer
An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.
Forever and a Day (1943) as Pomfret's butler
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day.
Northern Pursuit (1943) as Angus McBain
A Mountie tracks a downed Nazi flyer through the Canadian wilderness.
Mrs. Miniver (1942) as Joe
A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II.
Roxie Hart (1942) as Idler
To try and kick-start her show-business career, a woman admits to a Chicago murder.
The Old Homestead (1942) as McTavish
This Above All (1942) as Conductor
A woman defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.
The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe (1942) as Printer
Edgar Allen Poe (John Shepperd) led an unhappy childhood, broken only by the unceasing devotion of his foster mother, Mrs. Frances Allan (Mary Howard), whose loving ministrations gave him courage to carry out his desire to write. His first love was Elmira Royster (Virginia Gilmore), and though she married another while he was at the University of Virginia, he could never purge his thoughts of her and, under the influence of her spell, he poured out the deepest passions of his heart. After a discouraging period during which he was disowned by his foster father and lost his appointment to West Point, he found the love that tamed his restless heart with Virginia Clemm (Linda Darnell). After he and Virginia married, Poe did his greatest creative work, writing for the Southern Literary Messenger and Graham's Magazine.
Wrecking Crew (1942) as Charley
The Night Before the Divorce (1942) as Jitters [Noonan]
Cat People (1942) as Zoo keeper
A newlywed fears that an ancient curse will turn her into a bloodthirsty beast.
A Date with the Falcon (1942) as Waldo Sampson/Herman Sampson
The gentleman detective postpones his wedding to find a cache of stolen diamonds.
The Undying Monster (1942) as Will
A rarely seen movie about a werewolf who prowls around at night but only kills certain members of one family. It seems like just a coincidence but the investigating Inspector soon finds out that this tradition has gone on for generations and tries to find a link between the werewolf and the family, leading to a frightening conclusion.
Wildcat (1942) as Joseph D. Campbell
Wildcatter Johnny Maverick (Richard Arlen) and his pal, Chicopee Nevins (Elisha Cook, Jr.) are speeding toward Antril Bend, a small town in the oil region, that has offered $25,000 to the person bringing in the first oil well.They accidently find oil on the town's outskirts, and Johnny writes a $4000 hot check for the property. He covers that by having Chicopee sell his half interest to oil promoter Gus Sloane (John Dilson) for $7000. Sloane hires a crew to start drilling on his half of the property, with Johnny's old enemy, Mile Rawlins (Larry "Buster" Crabbe) as his foreman. Rawlins sabotages Johnny's rig, causing Chicopee's death. Confidence man Oliver Westbrook (William Frawley) and his confederate, Nan Dearing (Arline Judge) hatch a plan to swindle Johnny by having Nan pose as Chicopee's sister. It works and Johnny makes Nan his partner. Another accident staged by Rawlins forces Johnny to sign a note to get money for repair. Nan falls in love with Johnny and abandons her plan to swindle him. As the note deadline approaches, Johnny learns that Sloane has purchased it as a means of taking over the well.
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Andrews
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Her Cardboard Lover (1942) as Danny
A flirt tries to make her fiance jealous by hiring a gigolo.
The Mad Martindales (1942) as Coachman
Orchestra Wives (1942) as Henry Fink
A woman falls in love with a musician in a band and learns about life as an orchestra wife.
The Lone Star Ranger (1942) as Mr. Strong
Random Harvest (1942) as Comedian
A woman''''s happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
To Be or Not to Be (1942) as Scottish farmer
A troupe of squabbling actors joins the Polish underground to dupe the Nazis.
Life Begins at Eight-Thirty (1942) as Santa Claus
Kathy lives in a cramped New York flat with her father Madden Thomas, a celebrated actor brought down by drink. Lame from an early age and feeling trapped with her father in her small world, Kathy is delighted to meet fellow tenant Robert. When Madden is offered the lead in a new King Lear and Robert lands a composing job in Hollywood, better times seem for a while to beckon.
Suspicion (1941) as Man in Hogarth club
A wealthy wallflower suspects her penniless playboy husband of murder.
Meet the Chump (1941) as Justice
Ride on Vaquero (1941) as Limey
The Cisco Kid (Cesar Romero) is captured while keeping a rendezvous with cantina dancer Dolores (Joan Woodbury) but is released by his captor, the commander of a U.S. Army regiment, to help break up a kidnap ring. On his way to Las Tables with his pal, Gordito (Chris-Pin Martin), he makes a stop at the Martinez Rancho, where they learn that his friend Carlos (Robert Lowery) has been kidnapped, from his wife Marquerita (Lynne Roberts). At the Crystal Palace Saloon, Cisco runs into an old girlfriend, Sally (Mary Beth Hughes), who he once jilted for a tight-rope walker, but she doesn't betray him when the sheriff (Arthur Hohl) and an army officer (Robert 'Buddy' Shaw as Robert Shaw, since there was no other Robert Shaw at the time and this Robert Shaw had no need of the "Buddy" attribute given him by latter-day historians, who can't tell the players without a program and a roman numeral..and quite often not even then),enter searching for Cisco. While Cisco and the easily-forgiving Sally dance, the heads of the kidnap gang, the sheriff, Clark (Edwin Maxwell) and Redge (Don Costello), meet upstairs to discuss the plans for collecting the $50,000 ransom they have on Carlos. Cisco follows the kidnappers after they collect the ransom money, but before he can do anything about it, he is arrested and thrown in jail.
All That Money Can Buy (1941) as Eli Higgins
A farmer sells his soul for seven years of good crops.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith (1941) as Thomas, clerk
A quarrelsome couple discovers their marriage isn''''t legal.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) as Waiter
A scientist's investigations into the nature of good and evil turn him into a murderous monster.
Out of the Fog (1941) as
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter.
Three Girls About Town (1941) as Samuel
Sisters working at a hotel try to hide a dead body before the next convention arrives.
Barnacle Bill (1941) as MacDonald
A fishing boat captain searches for romance in hopes of improving his financial picture.
Shining Victory (1941) as Jeweler
A psychiatrist sacrifices everything for his research.
Phantom Raiders (1940) as Andy MacMillan
Detective Nick Carter tries to stop enemy agents from sabotaging the Panama Canal.
The Sea Hawk (1940) as Chartmaker
A British buccaneer holds the Spanish fleet at bay with the covert approval of Elizabeth I.
Tom Brown's School Days (1940) as Old Thomas
While visiting the grave of Dr. Thomas Arnold, the beloved late headmaster of the famous preparatory school Rugby, Tom Brown meets his old classmate East, and the two begin to reminisce about Dr. Arnold's days at Rugby.
The Blue Bird (1940) as Groom
A woodchopper''''s children go off in search of the bluebird of happiness.
Three Cheers for the Irish (1940) as Callahan
A Scottish lad and Irish lass risk their families' wrath by marrying.
And One Was Beautiful (1940) as Michael
Two sisters vie for the same dashing young man.
Zanzibar (1940) as Sailor Brown
The Earl of Chicago (1940) as Son
A Chicago gangster inherits a British title.
Golden Gloves (1940) as McDonald
Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) as Defense attorney
A newspaperman serves as key witness in a circumstantial murder case.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) as Trem Cogdall
An exploration into the domestic and political life of this past president.
A Dispatch from Reuters (1940) as Grant
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
I'm Still Alive (1940) as Mr. Briggs
The dangers of his job threaten to break up a stuntman and his movie star wife.
Night Work (1939) as Mr. Day
The Secret of Dr. Kildare (1939) as Little man
A young doctor tries to help a woman suffering from psychosomatic blindness.
Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939) as Postman
An FBI agent risks his life to infiltrate Nazi sympathizers in the U.S.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Second speaker
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt (1939) as Marriage bureau clerk
A spy forces a reformed jewel thief to crack the safe where plans for an anti-aircraft gun are stored.
Charlie McCarthy, Detective (1939) as Bounds
Scotty Hamilton is a reporter who works for a crooked editor. Bill Banning is another reporter who is about to expose the editor's ties to the mob. When the editor is killed, both reporter Banning and mobster Tony Garcia are suspected. However, Hamilton's friend Edgar Bergen solves the case (without much help from Charlie McCarthy).
Let Us Live (1939) as Bookkeeper juror
Two wrongly convicted men are sentenced to death.
Rulers of the Sea (1939) as Foreman [MacNeil]
They Made Her a Spy (1939) as Canby
A woman becomes a secret agent to avenge her brother''''s death.
The Arkansas Traveler (1938) as Drunken printer
Crashing Hollywood (1938) as Miss Miggs
A true to life gangster movie stirs up an all out mob assault on Hollywood.
Lord Jeff (1938) as Gardener
When a good boy goes bad, his family sends him to a naval military school.
If I Were King (1938) as Spy
Vagabond poet Francois Villon wins the chance to improve life in Medieval France, if he will give up his lower-class friends.
Vivacious Lady (1938) as Joseph
After a whirlwind courtship, a nightclub singer has to adjust to her professor husband's conservative family.
Double Danger (1938) as Gardener
A jewel thief faces surprising competition when he tries to rob the police commissioner''''s home.
Parnell (1937) as Middle aged man
True story of the Irish politician whose fight for freedom was compromised by his affair with a married woman.
The Man Who Found Himself (1937) as Hobo
A determined nurse puts a cocky surgeon back on track.
Super-Sleuth (1937) as Eddie, doorman
A movie detective gets carried away with his role and starts trying to solve real-life crimes.
Meet the Missus (1937) as College president
A woman''''s mania for entering contests leads her family on a madcap trip to Atlantic City.
Hideaway (1937) as Jerry Nolan
A homeless family tries to take over an abandoned house, only to discover it''''s a gangsters'''' hideaway.
She's Got Everything (1937) as Justice of the peace
A penniless heiress goes to work as secretary to a stuffed shirt.
The Woman I Love (1937) as Doctor
There Goes My Girl (1937) as "Godfrey"
A newspaper editor tries to stop his star reporter from marrying.
China Passage (1937) as Harvey Dinwiddle
Murder and jewel theft plague a China-bound steamer.
That Girl from Paris (1937) as Justice of the peace
A French opera star in hiding hooks up with a swing band.
Wise Girl (1937) as Dermont O'Neil
A rich girl plays poor to win over a Greenwich Village artist.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) as Man in church
An American orphan discovers he is heir to a British title.
Winterset (1936) as Hobo
Immigrant radical Bartolomeo Romagna is falsely condemned and executed for a payroll robbery. Years later, his son Mio sets out to find the truth of the crime and to bring to account the gangster Trock Estrella.
Mary of Scotland (1936) as Donal
Biography of the flighty Scottish queen who was brought down by love.
Dressed to Thrill (1935) as Scottish soldier
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) as McCoy
Classic adventure about the sadistic Captain Bligh, who drove his men to revolt during a South Seas expedition.

Cast (short)

Forbidden Passage (1941)
This short film documents the U.S. Department of Immigration''''s efforts to halt the smuggling of illegal immigrants into the country.

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