Filmography

1991-1970

Cheyenne Social Club

YEAR

FILM

ROLE

1991

An American Tale: Fieval Goes West

Wylie Burp

A family of Emigre mice decides to move out to the west, unaware that they are falling into a trap perpetrated by a smooth-talking cat.

1980

A Tale of Africa

Old Man

An old man has settled in Kenya, in a remote cabin with his adult granddaughter and several of her “animal friends”.

1978

The Magic of Lassie

Clovis Mitchell

Lassie is trying to find her way home. She will have to run all the way from Colorado to California while her loving owner is looking for her too.

1978

The Big Sleep

General Sternwood

Grizzled American private detective in England investigates a complicated case of blackmail turned murder involving a rich but honest elderly general, his socialite daughters, and a gangster.

1977

Airport ’77

Phillip Stevens

Art Thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under one hundred feet of water.

1976

The Shootist

Dr. Hostetler

A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.

1971

Fools Parade

Mattie Appleyard

Three released prison convicts wish to open a legitimate business, but a crooked prison guard in cahoots with the town banker plans to defraud them.

1970

The Cheyenne Social Club

John O’Hanlan

An aging cowboy finds to his embarrassment that the successful business he has inherited from his brother is actually a house of prostitution.

1968-1960

Flight of the Pheonix

1968

Bandolero!

Mace Bishop

Mace Bishop masquerades as a hangman in order to save his outlaw brother from the gallows.

1968

Firecreek

Johnny Cobb

A peace-loving part-time Sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.

1966

The Rare Breed

Sam Burnett

An English woman and her daughter enlist the aid of a cowboy to try and get their hardy bull to mate with the longhorns of Texas but have to overcome greedy criminals.

1965

Flight of the Phoenix

Frank Towns

Survivors of a plane crash in the Mongolian dessert work together to build a new plane.

1965

Shenandoah

Charlie

During the Civil War, a Virginia farmer and his family vow to remain neutral, but one of the sons is captured by Union soldiers, sending the farmer to his rescue.

1965

Dear Brigitte

Professor Robert Leaf

An absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.

1964

Cheyenne Autumn

Wyatt Earp

The Cheyenne, tired of broken U.S. government promises, head for their ancestral lands but a sympathetic cavalry officer is tasked to bring them back to their reservation.

1963

Take Her, She’s Mine

Frank Michaelson

A father’s attempts to protect his college-age daughter from trouble backfire and he finds himself in the middle of scandal after scandal.

1962

How the West Was Won

Linus Rawlings

A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion – including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.

1962

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Ransom Stoddard

A senator returns to a western town for the funeral of an old friend and tells the story of his origins.

1962

Mr. Hobbs Take’s a Vacation

Roger Hobbs

Mr. Hobbs wants to spend a quiet holiday at the beach, but his wife has invited all their family to stay with them.

1961

Two Rode Together

Guthrie McCabe

A corrupt marshal is pressured by his army friend into negotiating the release of white captives of the Comanches, but find that their reintegration into society has its consequences.

1960

Mountain Road

Major Baldwin

A US Army Major stationed in East China is ordered to blow up military installations in order to slow down the advancing Japanese Army.

1959-1950

Rear Window

1959

The FBI Story

“Chip” Hardesty

A dedicated FBI agent recalls the agency’s battles against the Klan, organized crime, and Communist spies.

1959

Anatomy of a Murderer

Paul Biegler

In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife.

1958

Vertigo

John “Scottie” Ferguson

A former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman.

1958

Bell Book and Candle

Shepherd Henderson

A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancee, so she enchants him to love her instead, only to fall in love with him for real.

1957

Night Passage

Grant McLaine

A fired railroad man is re-hired and trusted to carry a ten-thousand dollar payroll in secret, even though he is suspected of being connected to outlaws.

1957

The Spirit of St. Louis

Charles A. Lindbergh

Charles Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.

1956

The Man Who Knew Too Much

Dr. Benjamin McKenna

An American physician and his wife take matters into their own hands after assassins planning to execute a foreign Prime Minister kidnap their son.

1955

The Man From Laramie

Will Lockhart

Newcomer Will Lockhart defies the local cattle baron and his sadistic son by working for one of his oldest rivals.

1955

Strategic Air Command

Lt. Col. “Dutch” Holland
An ex-pilot and current baseballer is recalled into the U.S. Air Force and assumes an increasingly important role in Cold War deterrence.

1954

The Glenn Miller Story

Glenn Miller

Biography of band leader Glenn Miller from his beginnings to his death over the English Channel in December 1944.

1954

The Far Country

Jeff Webster

A self-minded adventurer locks horns with a crooked lawman while driving cattle to Dawson.

1954

Rear Window

L.B. Jeffries (Jeff)

A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

1953

The Naked Spur

Howard Kemp

A bounty hunter trying to bring a murderer to justice is forced to accept the help of two less-than-trustworthy strangers.

1953

Thunder Bay

Steve Martin

Shrimpers and oilmen clash when an ambitious wildcatter begins constructing an off-shore oil rig.

1952

Carbine Williams

Marsh Williams

David Marshall Williams is sent to a prison farm where he works in the tool shop and eventually develops the precursor of the famous M-1 Carbine automatic rifle used in WWII.

1952

Bend of the River

Glyn McLintock

When a town boss confiscates homesteader’s supplies after gold is discovered nearby, a tough cowboy risks his life to try and get it to them.

1952

The Greatest Show on Earth

Buttons, a Clown

The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer are told against a background of circus spectacle.

1951

No Highway in the Sky

Theodore Honey

An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fall catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number of flying hours.

1950

Jackpot

Bill Lawrence

After winning a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program, a contestant discovers he’ll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.

1950

Harvey

Elwood P. Dowd

Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six-foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane – but he may be wiser than anyone knows.

1950

Winchester ’73

Lin McAdam

The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy’s search for a murderous fugitive.

1950

Broken Arrow

Tom Jeffords

Tom Jeffords tries to make peace between settlers and Apaches in Arizona territory.

1949-1940

It’s a Wonderful Life

1949

Malaya

John Royer

Newspaperman convinces government officials of a plan to obtain rubber by stealing it out from under the Japanese.

1949

The Stratton Story

Monty Stratton

Major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident​ but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.

1948

You Gotta Stay Happy

Marvin Payne

A spoiled heiress who has jilted multiple fiances embroils a commercial pilot in a series of wacky misadventures.

1948

Call Northside 777

McNeal

Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal re-opens a ten-year-old murder case.

1948

Rope

Rupert Cadell

Two men attempt to prove they committed the perfect crime by hosting a dinner party after strangling their former classmate to death.

1948

On Our Merry Way

Slim

Three short stories revolving around the topic of the daily question posed by the roving reporter to the readers of a daily newspaper.

1947

Magic Town

Rip Smith

An opinion pollster finds a town that is a perfect mirror of U.S. opinions.

1946

It’s a Wonderful Life

George Bailey

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

1941

Ziegfeld Girl

Gilbert Young

Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl’s life by not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle of Broadway.

1941

Pot O’ Gold

Jimmy Haskell

Jimmy goes to work with his uncle. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncles’ worst enemy because of their love for music and an in-house band who constantly practices.

1941

Come Live with Me

Bill Smith

Seeking US citizenship, a Viennese refugee arranges a marriage of convenience with a struggling writer.

1940

No Time for Comedy

Gaylord Esterbrook

Playwright scores a hit with his first Broadway play, both with the critics and with his leading lady.

1940

The Shop Around the Corner

Alfred Kralik

Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling in love through the post as each other’s anonymous pen pal.

1940

The Philadelphia Story

Macauley Connor

When a rich woman’s ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter​ turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

1940

The Mortal Storm

Martin Breitner

A family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and a family friend is caught up in the turmoil.

1939-1935

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

1939

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Jefferson Smith

A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn’t back down.

1939

Destry Rides Again

Tom Destry

When a tough western town needs taming, the mild-mannered son of a hard-nosed sheriff gets the job.

1939

It’s a Wonderful World

Guy Johnson

When a tycoon is accused of murder, the private eye tracking​ him finds himself roped in as an accessory and attempts to evade police, kidnapping a poetess along the way.​

1939

The Ice Follies of 1939

Larry Hall

An ice skater jeopardizes her marriage when she becomes a movie star.

1939

Made for Each Other

John Horace Mason

While on a business trip, an ambitious young lawyer meets and immediately falls in love with a stranger. They wed the following day, and tragedy soon strikes.

1938

You Can’t Take it With You

Tony Kirby

A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.

1938

The Shopworn Angel

Bill Pettigrew

Shortly after the United States enters WWI in 1917, a Broadway actress agrees to let a naive soldier court her in order to impress his friends, but a real romance soon begins.

1938

Vivacious Lady

Peter Morgan

A professor marries a nightclub singer, much to the consternation of his family and friends back home.

1938

Of Human Hearts

Jason Wilkins

A poor and honest man ministers to the human soul, while his son yearns to be a doctor, helping people in the earthly realm.

1937

Navy Blue and Gold

John Cross Carter

The story revolves around three men at the United States Naval Academy.

1937

The Last Gangster

Paul North

A gangster is jailed for ten years after his wife becomes pregnant. He becomes bitter when she divorces him and remarries.

1937

Seventh Heaven

Chico

A Parisian sewer worker longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl from the police, lives with her on the seventh floor of a flat, and then marches off to war.

1936

The Gorgeous Hussy

“Rowdy” Dow

President Andrew Jackson’s friendship with an innkeeper’s daughter spells trouble for them both.

1936

Speed

Terry Martin

An automotive test driver and his friends struggle to develop a new carburetor by entering cars in the Indy 500 and speed trials at California’s Muroc Dry Lake.

1936

Small Town Girl

Elmer Clampett

A small rural town girl meets a young, handsome, and rich man, who proceeds to take her out on a night on the town. The drunken man decides that they should get married. Once sober regrets his mistake.

1936

Wife Vs. Secretary

Dave

The wife of a publishing executive mistakenly believes that her husband’s relationship with his attractive secretary is more than professional.

1936

After the Thin Man

David Graham

Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora’s family.

1936

Born to Dance

Ted Barker

This musical follows the story of a dancer (Nora), and a sailor (Ted). When Ted meets Nora, he knows that he has fallen in love. If Ted wants to clear his image and win the love of his life, he must dance and sing his way back into Nora’s heart.

1936

Next Time We Love

Christopher Tyler

A young married couple’s relationship becomes strained when he is assigned overseas as a foreign correspondent and she becomes a major stage star.

1935

The Murder Man

“Shorty”

When a crooked businessman is fatally shot, a hotshot New York newspaper reporter specializing in murder stories narrows in on the dead man’s associate.