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Edmund Mortimer is a Actor and Director American born on 21 august 1874 at New York City (USA)

Edmund Mortimer

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Birth name Edmund Mortimer Olson
Nationality USA
Birth 21 august 1874 at New York City (USA)
Death 21 may 1944 (at 69 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Edmund Mortimer (21 August 1874 – 21 May 1944) was an American actor and film director. He appeared in 251 films between 1913 and 1945. He also directed 23 films between 1918 and 1928.

He was born in New York, New York and died in Los Angeles, California.


Edmund Mortimer apparaît en tant qu'acteur dans 331 films. Il a par ailleurs réalisé 23 films. Il est parfois crédité Edward Mortimer. Il fut le second époux de l'actrice Louise Bates.

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Filmography of Edmund Mortimer (134 films)

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Incendiary Blonde, 1h53
Directed by George Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Biography, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Betty Hutton, Arturo de Córdova, Charles Ruggles, Eduardo Ciannelli, Albert Dekker, Barry Fitzgerald
Rating69% 3.477373.477373.477373.477373.47737
A tomboy named Mary Louise "Texas" Guinan lands a job with a Wild West show after proving she can ride a bucking bronco. The rodeo's new owner is Romero "Bill" Kilgallen, who doubles Texas's pay after the attention she gets from saving a toddler's life from a runaway wagon at a show.
The Spider Woman, 1h3
Directed by Victor Fleming, Roy William Neill
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Sherlock Holmes films, Buddy films
Actors Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard, Dennis Hoey, Mary Gordon, Harry Cording
Rating72% 3.6474553.6474553.6474553.6474553.647455
Consulting detective Sherlock Holmes fakes his own death in Scotland in order to investigate a number of bizarre apparent suicides that he is convinced are part of an elaborate plot by "a female Moriarty". Returning to his assistant Watson in secret, Holmes notes that all the victims were wealthy gamblers, so disguised as "Rajni Singh", a distinguished Indian officer, he stalks London's gaming clubs.
Bathing Beauty, 1h41
Directed by George Sidney
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Musical films
Actors Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone, Bill Goodwin, Jean Porter, Nana Bryant
Rating64% 3.2480253.2480253.2480253.2480253.248025
In Los Angeles, popular songwriter Steve Elliott (Red Skelton) prepares to marry Caroline Brooks (Esther Williams), who has pledged to give up her job as a college swimming instructor once she has wed. Likewise, Steve plans to quit his songwriting career, even though New York producer George Adams (Basil Rathbone) has already hired him to write new songs for a water ballet show.
Mr. Skeffington, 2h25
Directed by Vincent Sherman, Irving Rapper
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romantic drama, Romance
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel, George Coulouris, Richard Waring, John Alexander
Roles Nightclub Extra (uncredited)
Rating77% 3.8953653.8953653.8953653.8953653.895365
In 1914, spoiled Fanny Trellis (Bette Davis) is a renowned beauty, with many suitors. She loves her brother Trippy (Richard Waring) and would do anything to help him. When Fanny learns that Trippy has embezzled money from his stockbroker employer Job Skeffington (Claude Rains), she marries the lovestruck businessman in order to save her brother. Disgusted by the arrangement, in part because of his prejudice against Skeffington being Jewish, Trippy leaves home to fight in the Lafayette Escadrille in World War I.
An American Romance, 2h30
Directed by King Vidor
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Brian Donlevy, Ann Richards, Walter Abel, John Qualen, Stephen McNally, J. M. Kerrigan
Rating68% 3.4377053.4377053.4377053.4377053.437705
European immigrant Stefan Dubechek (Brian Donlevy) arrives in America in the 1890s and becomes involved in the steel industry. He eventually becomes an automobile manufacturer. And then, in World War II, a plane manufacturer.
Immortal Sergeant, 1h31
Directed by John M. Stahl
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Political films, Le désert, Guerre du désert
Actors Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, Thomas Mitchell, Allyn Joslyn, Reginald Gardiner, Melville Cooper
Roles Party Guest (uncredited)
Rating66% 3.3459753.3459753.3459753.3459753.345975
In North Africa, experienced Sergeant Kelly (Thomas Mitchell) leads out a British patrol, accompanied by Corporal Colin Spence (Henry Fonda), an unassertive Canadian. When they are attacked by Italian airplanes, they manage to shoot one down, but it crashes on one of their vehicles, killing eight men. Later, Kelly leads the six survivors on an attack of an Italian armored car, but is seriously wounded. He orders Spence to leave him behind; when Spence refuses to obey, he shoots himself.
His Butler's Sister, 1h27
Directed by Frank Borzage
Origin USA
Genres Romantic comedy
Actors Franchot Tone, Deanna Durbin, Pat O'Brien, Akim Tamiroff, Walter Catlett, Florence Bates
Rating70% 3.5351053.5351053.5351053.5351053.535105
Après ses études, Ann Carter part retrouver son frère et s'aperçoit qu'il est maître d'hôtel chez un compositeur de renom. Pour tenter de faire entendre sa voix au maître de céans, elle se fait passer pour la femme de chambre. Mais ses efforts n'aboutissent pas...
The Crystal Ball, 1h21
Directed by Elliott Nugent
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard, Gladys George, Cecil Kellaway, Virginia Field, William Bendix
Rating66% 3.343823.343823.343823.343823.34382
A maid, in cahoots with Madame Zenobia (Gladys George), a fake psychic, fools Jo Ainsly (Virginia Field) into believing Zenobia to be a gifted fortune teller.
The Mad Ghoul, 1h5
Directed by James Patrick Hogan
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Vampires in film
Actors George Zucco, David Bruce, Evelyn Ankers, Robert Armstrong, Turhan Bey, Milburn Stone
Roles Man in Audience (uncredited)
Rating57% 2.862312.862312.862312.862312.86231
Dr. Alfred Morris (Zucco) is curious about the effects of an ancient nerve gas, used by the Mayans during rituals of human dissection to appease their gods. He takes medical student Ted Allison (David Bruce) under his wing to assist him with his experiments in using the gas on modern animals. However, despite Ted's enthusiasm for the success of their effort to revive Morris' dead monkey Choco (who was earlier exposed to the gas and died) by using a fluid from the heart of another creature, Ted also has on his mind his girlfriend Isabel Lewis (Evelyn Ankers), of whom Morris has also become enamored.
You Were Never Lovelier, 1h37
Directed by William A. Seiter
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Adolphe Menjou, Isobel Elsom, Leslie Brooks, Adele Mara
Roles Wedding Guest
Rating72% 3.647873.647873.647873.647873.64787
Robert "Bob" Davis (Fred Astaire) is a well-known American dancer with a weakness for betting on the horses. After he loses his money gambling in Buenos Aires, he goes looking for a job with Eduardo Acuña (Adolphe Menjou), the wealthy owner of a nightclub. Acuña, however, does not wish to see him. Bob's friend, bandleader Xavier Cugat, invites him to perform at the wedding of Acuña's eldest daughter. Acuña insists his daughters must wed in order of age, from oldest to youngest. Maria (Rita Hayworth), who is next in line, is not interested in getting married, much to the dismay of Cecy and Lita, her two younger siblings, who have boyfriends they want very much to wed.
My Favorite Spy, 1h31
Directed by Tay Garnett, James Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre
Actors Ellen Drew, Jane Wyman, Robert Armstrong, William Demarest, Helen Westley, Una O'Connor
Roles Nightclub Patron
Rating59% 2.96172.96172.96172.96172.9617
Une mission secrète oblige un chef d'orchestre à reporter sa lune de miel.
Ride 'Em Cowboy, 1h26
Directed by Arthur Lubin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Western
Themes Buddy films
Actors Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne, Johnny Mack Brown, Samuel S. Hinds
Roles Bus Passenger
Rating70% 3.543373.543373.543373.543373.54337
Though the author of best-selling western novels, 'Bronco Bob' Mitchell (Dick Foran), has never set foot in the west. When a newspaper article has exposed this fact to his fans, he decides to make an appearance at a Long Island charity rodeo. When a steer escapes the enclosure, he is thrown from his horse, and a cowgirl, Anne Shaw (Anne Gwynne), comes to his rescue by bulldogging the steer. During the rescue, she is injured and loses her chance to obtain the $10,000 prize, and returns to her father's dude ranch in Arizona. Bob follows her to make amends.
Brooklyn Orchid, 50minutes
Directed by Kurt Neumann
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors William Bendix, Joe Sawyer, Grace Bradley, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Harold Goodwin, Leonid Kinskey
Roles Party Guest
Rating61% 3.0595553.0595553.0595553.0595553.059555
This script must be run from the command line
Just Off Broadway, 1h5
Directed by Herbert I. Leeds
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Noir, Crime
Actors Lloyd Nolan, Marjorie Weaver, Phil Silvers, Janis Carter, Richard Derr, Joan Valerie
Rating61% 3.0559053.0559053.0559053.0559053.055905
Michael Shayne (Lloyd Nolan), a private investigator, flees from jury duty to prove the defendant's guilt. He and his girlfriend Judy Taylor (Marjorie Weaver), a reporter, begin looking into the suspect's alibis and discover that in addition to the murder he stands trial for, the man has also killed two others. Afterward, the detective is jailed of 60 days for defecting from the jury.