Charles Drake

Charles Drake

Date of Birth: 02 Oct 1917

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 44 (Actor)

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    Winchester \
    Lin McAdam rides into town on the trail of Dutch Henry Brown, only to find himself in a shooting competition against him.
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    Harvey
    Elwood P. Dowd (James Stewart) is a mild-mannered, pleasant man, who just happens (he says) to have an invisible friend resembling a 6-foot rabbit. (imdb)
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    All That Heaven Allows
    Cary, a wealthy widow, falls in love with the much younger nurseryman, Ron Kirby. This provides gossip for the country club set... (imdb)
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    A Night in Casablanca
    In post-war Casablanca, Ronald Kornblow is hired to run a hotel whose previous managers have all wound up being murdered... (imdb)
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    The Swimmer
    Neddy Merrill has been away for most of the Summer. He reappears at a friends pool. As they talk, someone notices that there are pools spanning the entire valley (imdb)
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    Red Ball Express
    Story of the military truck drivers who kept the Allied armies supplied in Europe during WW2. (imdb)
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    The Glenn Miller Story
    The biography of the Bandleader Glenn Miller from his beginnings to his death over the English Channel in December 1944, with a lot of his arangements, partly in an authentic cast. (imdb)
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    No Name on the Bullet
    John Gant, hired assassin rides into town. No one is sure of the identity of his intended victim. Townsfolk have shady pasts that make each one believe that John Gant is there to kill them. While each townsperson is falling apart from guilt, Gant is waiting in the hotel but is still given the blame for the shootings and the suicide of the Banker. An excellent film with some fine acting by Audie Murphy. (imdb)
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    It Came from Outer Space
    John Putnam and Ellen watch a great fireball going down near a mine. Both are the only ones, who believe the "thing" not to be a meteor but an alien starship. In the following days, people disappear and return, obviously being manipulated in a strange way. After a while, the sheriff becomes distrustful. He and his men enter the mine. But Putnam hopes to reach a peaceful solution and enters the starship ... (imdb)
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    Tobor the Great
    A giant robot, created to take the place of humans in U.S. spaceflight, becomes the target of foreign agents.
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    To Hell and Back
    True-life account of the military career of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in WWII... (imdb)
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    Conflict
    Richard Mason is slightly injured in a car accident but pretends greater hurt so that he cannot accompany his wife Kathryn on a trip to the mountains. He does, however, kill her on a lonely mountain road. Or did he? He smells her perfume, finds her jewelry, sees an envelope addressed with her handwriting. He must go back to the scene of the crime to find ... what? (imdb)
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    Air Force
    The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of the Philippines. (imdb)
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    Tarzan\
    An aviatrix emerges from the jungle looking as young as she was when her plane went down many years before. Unscrupulous hunters discover that this is due to a secret fountain of youth. Tarzan tries to keep the hunters from finding the hidden valley setting of the fountain. The flyer ages as the effects of the fountain wear off. (imdb)
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    Until They Sail
    Four sisters in New Zealand fall for four U.S. soldiers en route to the Pacific theater in WWII. (imdb)
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    Gunsmoke
    Kittridge is hired by the villans but turns to defend the rancher Saxon after learning the true situation. Kittrige wins Saxon's ranch with a cut of the cards but Saxon has other reasons for loosing the gamble. Telford and Lake try everything from bushwacking to setting a wildfire to stop the Saxon/Kittridge herd of cattle from reaching the railhead. (imdb)
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    Showdown
    A story about two escaped convicts who get involved in a robbery with their fellow jail-breakers.
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    Walk the Proud Land
    Indian Agent sent to try new approach to peace with Apaches based on respect for autonomy rather than submission to Army. Wins over reservation chiefs and the Indian widow (Bancroft) given to him as housekeeper. Through use of diplomacy and demonstrations of faith in Apache leaders, reservation is put on the road to autonomy. Conflicts arise between Apache widow and Eastern wife but latter has a lot to learn. (imdb)
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    War Arrow
    Army Major Howell Brady is sent by Washington to end the Kiowa uprisings in Texas. Colonel Meade, who's in charge, resents both Brady's interference and his interest in beautiful Elaine Corwin, wife of a cavalry officer who disappeared on a scouting mission. (TCM.com)
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    You Never Can Tell
    An ex-police/army dog (German Shepherd), named Rex inherits a fortune from an eccentric millionaire. But someone poisons him for his fortune, and he gets to go back to earth as a human detective to bring his killer to justice, and protect the girl who used to look after him. (imdb)
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    The Lone Hand
    A recently married man takes part in a western gang, but his son finds out about it and things take a different path.
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    Jeanne Eagels
    The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love. (TCM.com)
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    Tammy Tell Me True
    In this emotional romance, the young backwoods girl Tammy lives in a houseboat on the river. She is very sad because she hasn't heard from her college-student boyfriend in ages. Determined to be near him, she cruises her boat down to his university and enrolls. To pay expenses she gets a job. Her new boss is pleased and ends up borrowing Tammy's boat for a short vacation. She then gives the girl an expensive necklace. Tammy soon finds herself pursued by a handsome professor. (imdb)
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    Back Street
    Third screen version of the classic romance about a woman sacrificing everything for love of a married man. (imdb)
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    The Pretender
    A man whose business is failing decides to marry his legal ward, in order to get his hands on her money. The only problem is that she is in love with a young doctor. The businessman hires a killer to eliminate his rival, but it isn't long before things begin to go wrong. (imdb)
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    The Third Day
    This quirky melodrama opens with an automobile crash. The driver, Steve Mallory, comes out of unconsciousness with amnesia. As his memory slowly returns, he learns that he is a wealthy manufacturer of table china. His wife Alexandria wants to leave him, and his cousin Oliver Parsons wants Steve to sell him the family business. He also learns that the passenger in his car, a cocktail waitress named Holly Mitchell, was killed in the accident... (allmovie.com)
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    The Seven Minutes
    The Seven Minutes is a steamy book written in 1969. To help with an upcoming election, a bookstore clerk is indicted for selling obscene material and most of the film centers about the trial. The defense attorneys need to find the mystery of the original publication of the book. (imdb)
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    Comanche Territory
    Silver has been found on comanche territory and the government accomplished a peaceful agreement with the indians. When James 'Jim' Bowie comes into the scene he finds the white settlers living near by planning to attack the indians although they know about that agreement and the beautiful Katie seems to play a leading role in this intrigue. (imdb)
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    Scream, Pretty Peggy
    A sculptor hires young college girls to take care of his elderly mother and his supposedly insane sister, both of whom live in the old family mansion with him. (imdb)
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    The Price of Fear
    The co-owner of a racetrack discovers that his partner has sold out to a gangster. The gangster plans to take sole control of the track and plans to get rid of his new partner. The partner's problems are just beginning, though, as he finds himself involved with a beautiful woman who, unknown to him, was involved in a hit-and-run and is trying to set him up for the crime. (imdb)
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    The Treasure of Lost Canyon
    Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired miner and pharmacist. Doc and David become fast friends in their scenic outdoor rambles. But when they discover a hidden treasure, the idyllic interlude gives way to more troubles and a strange coincidence. (imdb)
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    You Came Along
    War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour. After some amusing escapades, Bob and Ivy become romantically involved, agreeing it's "just fun up in the air." Then Ivy finds out the real reason why it shouldn't be anything more. (imdb)
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    Step Down to Terror
    Charles Drake plays Johnny Williams, a psychotic serial killer who returns to his hometown to visit his mother and widowed sister-in-law Helen, both of whom are ignorant of his criminal past. (nytimes.com)
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    Bonzo Goes to College
    The educated chimp moves in with a college football coach's family. (imdb)
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    The Lively Set
    Casey Owens (James Darren), a young mechanic, has developed a design for a turbine car engine, paving the way for a jet-powered auto certain to set a new land speed record. Wealthy playboy Stanford Rogers (Peter Mann) hires Casey to build the car for him to race in the Tri-State Endurance Run. Chuck Manning (Doug McClure), an engineering student Casey met in a drag race, discovers potential flaws in the car's design.
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    Busses Roar
    A saboteur tries to place a bomb on a bus. (imdb)
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    Little Egypt
    A belly dancer causes a scandal with her "suggestive" and "immoral" dancing at a Worlds Fair exhibition at the turn of the 20th century. (imdb)
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    The Money Jungle
    When four geologists who form a combine of five industrial companies are murdered, a trouble-shooter is hired to find himself in a net of deadly intrigue and treachery. The prize: a field to be leased to private industry by the state. (imdb)
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    Four Guns to the Border
    An outlaw gang on the lam encounters former associate Simon Bhumer and his gorgeous daughter, who's drawn to their leader Cully. (imdb)
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    The Smugglers
    Gang of smugglers is after a female tourist and her stepdaughter, who are visiting Tyrol in Europe and unknowingly carry something that the smugglers want.
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    The Tender Years
    The story is set in a small mid-western town in the 1880's, where minister William "Will" Norris becomes involved in the vicious fights held in the local dog-pit when one of the injured animals escapes its brutal master and seeks refuge in the Norris home. Forced by law to return the dog to its owner, the minister goes against his religious teachings and, with his son Ted, steals the dog in an effort to rouse public sympathy against the dog fights and against cruelty to all animals.
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    Shoot Yourself Some Golf
    Ronald Reagan and his wife Jane Wyman are given golf lessons by pro golfer Jimmy Thomson, and watch trick shots performed by Jack Redmond.
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    The Screaming Woman
    A wealthy former mental patient goes home to her estate to rest and recuperate. While walking the grounds one day she hears the screams of a woman coming from underneath the ground who has been buried alive. Her family, however, refuses to believe her story, and sees the incident as an opportunity to prove the woman's mind has snapped so they can take control of her money. (imdb)
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    Peggy
    After Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps them moving in, and urges the girls to participate in the annual Rose Bowl beauty pageant. Although they're not thrilled, they enter the competition. Meanwhile Mrs. Fielding's son Tom makes eyes at Peggy, unaware that her heart already belongs to a famous football star.
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