Total Credits at Criticker: 39 (Actor)
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- Professor Lute Bone (1956) - S1 E14
Quest (1983) - Short Film
On a distant planet, descendants of a crashed spaceship are subjected to mysterious forces that cause them to age and die in just eight days. They must also live in caves to escape the bitter cold of night and the killing heat of day. One young boy is determined to find his way back to the ship that brought them there. But how will accomplish this in the short time left to him? (imdb)
A rich, beautiful couple give birth to deformed alien twins who, when their heads are together, are the smartest kids on the planet. (imdb)
After the death of private detective Sam Spade, his son, Sam Spade Jr. (who only knew his father very briefly) is forced to inherit his San Francisco detective agency, much to his chagrin. He also must keep his father's sarcastic secretary, Effie Perrine ("Godzilla"), and must continue his father's tradition of "serving minorities"... (imdb)
A satirical film on fads in the US. A TV host on a late night show tries to convince his televiewers that they should return to Rome and Roman ways. Depicts in a semi-realistic manner what could happen if the latest America fad became Reditus Ad Roma, a Return to Rome. (imdb)
Three Texas rangers fight a band of Indian renegades led by a cunning but beautiful woman.
Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization. (imdb)
Harry Dean has a plan to pull off a major robbery and needs Nicole as a gambit and windowdressing. He... (imdb)
Four men searching for oil in the desert have their plane forced down during a sandstorm. The plane is damaged beyond repair, but the storm has uncovered a German tank which has been buried since WW2. The men are able to repair the tank and head off in the direction of a French Foreign Legion post...
Unjustly drummed out of his regiment, a Victorian Englishman (Peter Lawford) restores his honor in India.
The young widow Crystal Radek is invited to Marshovia, a small European kingdom, to attend the unveiling of a statue in honour of her deceased husband. The royal coffers are seriously in need of her money so the king sends out count Danilo to seduce her. (Wikipedia)
Convicted murderess Valerie Carns (Ann Blyth) is being transported to Norwich to be executed when a flood strands her and her guards at a convent hospital. Nurse Sister Mary (Claudette Colbert) becomes convinced of her innocence and sets out to find the real killer. (imdb)
Adventurer tries to recover gold from sunken plane. (imdb)
A Treasury Department agent on the trail of an international jewel smuggling ring joins a carnival that he thinks the gang is using as a front. He finally locates the jewels hidden as the eyes of wax figures.
Classic mystery about the adventures of a young tutor sent to a ghostly country estate. (TCM.com)
Leopold Kroner, formerly of Colby Enterprises, is released after five years in prison for embezzlement. Andrew Colby, claiming that Kroner has threatened him, hires lawyer Bob Regan as a secret bodyguard. (imdb)
Travelers find themselves marooned on an island with a maniacal self-made ruler. (imdb)
Christine Radcliffe (Bette Davis) encounters her lover from music school Karel Novak (Paul Henreid), whom she thought was killed in the war, by chance in New York. They are still passionately in love and marry almost immediately, much to the consternation of her current lover and benefactor, the world-famous conductor/composer Alexander Hollenius (Claude Rains), who does what he can to torment the young couple. (timon88)
Michael Landyard finds himself accused of stealing a valuable gem, and must find the real thief in order to clear his name. (imdb)
Shiftless playboy Tom Collier lives to jump from party to party--until he meets photographer Christie Sage. Through Christie, Tom takes over the ownership of The Bantam, a liberal magazine which opposes everything his family represents. As Tom and Christie's relationship deepens, love blooms and he proposes to her. Realizing that she could never fit in with Tom's social circle, Christie says no, a decision she later regrets. (imdb)
Ingrid Bergman plays a notorious woman (Clio) who comes back to New Orleans and falls for a Texas gambler, portrayed by Gary Cooper. (wiki)
On the run after being found sweet-talking the Sultan's daughter, Aladdin comes upon a lamp which, when rubbed, summons up Babs the genie. He uses it to return as a visiting prince asking for the princess's hand. Unfortunately for him, the sultan's wicked twin brother has secretly usurped the throne, someone else is after the lamp for his own ends, and Babs has taken a shine to Aladdin herself and is bent on wrecking his endeavors. (imdb)
A man who stops in at a fortune teller's as a joke is shocked to have the fortune teller predict his imminent death. (imdb)
In a small African port, a tawdry bar is run by a old man named Webb Fallon. Fallon is actually a vampire, but he is becoming weary of his "life" of the past few hundred years (imdb)
In this musical, a chorus of convicts conspires to get a paroled crooner chucked back in the clink. Songs include: "Time Will Tell," "Now And Always," "Round The Bend," and "How Lovely." (allmovie.com)
Holmes and Watson on a transatlantic ocean liner escorting Nikolas, heir to a foreign throne. Also on board are a number of assassins, plotting against their sovereign. (imdb)
Young woman raised by gypsies is actually daughter of a werewolf. She starts killing those who know about her. (imdb)
Vacationing in Hollywood doesn't free the Falcon from investigating murder. The victim is an actor whose fashion designer wife has been having an affair with a director. (imdb)
A crime writer believes that a man imprisoned for committing the notorious "Flower Shop Murder" is innocent of the crime. He believes he knows who the actual culprit is, and sets out to befriend the man and get enough evidence to prove that he is the real killer. (imdb)
After disposing of a Nazi spy, a sailor takes his place on a secret mission.
Scotland Yard's Room 40 was instrumental in Allied victory during WW1, but has been compromised in the decades since, a killer in their midst.
During the dark days of World War II, young Mary Tillet is bombed out of her home and forced to seek lodgings upstairs from a tobacconist. Her kindly but mysterious landlord, Jack Rawlings, attempts to transform the empty, web-strewn apartment into a home. After reading newspaper accounts of the "London Blackout Murders," Mary is plagued by dread. Is her landlord a hero, or a sinister assassin? (imdb)
Commando Captain Craig Killian, carrying important military information, is wounded and taken to a hospital on the South Coast of England, operated by Doctor Joseph Wolf. The hospital is really a blind used by Nazi spies working on wrecking the Home Defense of England. In order to discredit the information that Killian has, Wolf tells am important British official that Killian is suffering from shock and is not responsible for what he says. (imdb)
Orphan prodigy singer runs away from her oppressive aunt and tricks a rural couple into adopting her. (imdb)
Gilin, is just released from prison and now that the government has clamped down on the sale of tires, decides to enter the tire-stealing-for-resell racket. Driving home, he has a car wreck with defense workers Bill Barry and Mary Dale. His girlfriend Nikki persuades the gangster to settle Bill's claim by giving him the old car belonging to his Chinese servant Tom, who is about to enter the army.
Rex Harrison plays a young Englishman who suffers periodic bouts of amnesia. When the plane he is riding in crashes, Harrison blacks out again and awakens in Paris. He is told that for the past ten days he has been involved in espionage of some sort or other--and now his life isn't worth two francs. Based on the novel The Disappearance of Roger Tremayne by Bruce Graeme, the seriocomic Ten Days in Paris served as the inspiration for a multitude of future reluctant-spy escapades. (allmovie.com)
The Saint, newly back in London, is tipped by a friend in the Secret Service to a mystery involving one Bruno Lang, seemingly a Society card-sharp, but really involved in a plot to print and pass a million pounds worth of foreign currency. Also involved are various sinister characters; innocent victim Count Duni; the Saint's attractive admirer Penny Parker; and his old nemesis Inspector Teal. (imdb)
Set in 30 AD, the story concerns the burgeoning Christian movement, and its effects on young Judean scholar named Joel (John Beal). A hotheaded reactionary, Joel spearheads an uprising against the Romans, but his warlike impulses melt away under the influence of Jesus of Nazareth. Joel even "turns the other cheek" when dealing with the warrior who murdered his brother. Director Irving Pichel later helmed such inspirational church-basement fare as 1952's Martin Luther and 1954's Day of Triumph. (allmovie.com)
When a German spy realizes that he is being followed by British agents, he gives the secret information he is carrying to his girlfriend. When he is killed, she gives the information to his superiors, and herself becomes a spy, hoping to get revenge for his death. She is then sent on several dangerous and deadly missions during World War I that cause her to question whether what she is doing is right. (imdb)
Gunsmoke (1955) - TV Series