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Donald Curtis is a Actor American born on 27 february 1915 at Cheney (USA)

Donald Curtis

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Nationality USA
Birth 27 february 1915 at Cheney (USA)
Death 22 may 1997 (at 82 years)

Donald Curtis est un acteur américain né à Cheney (État de Washington) le 27 février 1915, mort à Desert Hot Springs, Californie, le 22 mai 1997.

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Filmography of Donald Curtis (49 films)

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Purple Death from Outer Space
Directed by Ray Taylor, Ford Beebe
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Superhero films, Space opera
Actors Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Donald Curtis, Charles Middleton, Frank Shannon, Lee Powell
Rating52% 2.613872.613872.613872.613872.61387
When the Earth is attack by a mysterious substance causing death and leaving the victim purple, Dr Zarkov, Flash Gordon and Dale Arden discover the deaths are caused by one of Ming's spaceships from the planet Mongo. The trio go to the planet to bring an antidote back to the Earth and thwart Ming's schemes.
Night Passage, 1h30
Directed by James Neilson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Western
Actors James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Dianne Foster, Elaine Stewart, Brandon deWilde
Roles Jubilee
Rating66% 3.3472053.3472053.3472053.3472053.347205
On the way to meet his former boss, railroad tycoon Ben Kimball (Jay C. Flippen), Grant McLaine (Stewart) rescues a young boy, Joey Adams (Brandon deWilde), from Concho (Robert J. Wilke). Ben informs Grant that his payroll has been robbed several times already by a gang led by Whitey Harbin (Dan Duryea) and the Utica Kid (Murphy). If Ben's workers don't get paid soon, they will all leave. Grant accepts the job of taking $10,000 to them by train.
The Ten Commandments, 3h42
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Action, Historical, Peplum
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about slavery, Films about religion, La précarité, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism, L'émigration
Actors Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne De Carlo, Debra Paget
Roles Mered
Rating77% 3.8986453.8986453.8986453.8986453.898645
Pharaoh Rameses I of Egypt has ordered the death of all firstborn Hebrew males after hearing the prophecy of the Deliverer, but a Hebrew woman named Yoshebel saves her infant son by setting him adrift in a basket on the Nile. Bithiah, the Pharaoh's daughter, who had recently lost her husband and the hope of ever having children of her own, finds the basket and decides to adopt the boy even though her servant, Memnet, recognizes the child is Hebrew and protests.
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers, 1h23
Directed by Ray Harryhausen, Fred F. Sears
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Action, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Dystopian films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum, John Zaremba, Paul Frees
Roles Maj. Huglin, Liason Officer
Rating63% 3.1984153.1984153.1984153.1984153.198415
Scientist Dr. Russell Marvin (Hugh Marlowe) and his new bride Carol (Joan Taylor) are driving to work when a flying saucer appears overhead. Without proof of the encounter, other than a tape recording of the ship's sound, Dr. Marvin is hesitant to notify his superiors. He is in charge of Project Skyhook, an American space program that has already launched 10 research satellites into orbit. General Hanley (Morris Ankrum), Carol's father, informs Marvin that many of the satellites have since fallen back to Earth. Marvin admits that he has lost contact with all of them and privately suspects alien involvement. The Marvins then witness the 11th falling from the sky shortly after launch.
7th Cavalry, 1h15
Directed by Joseph H. Lewis
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Randolph Scott, Barbara Hale, Jay C. Flippen, Frank Faylen, Jeanette Nolan, Leo Gordon
Roles Lieutenant Bob Fitch
Rating58% 2.903372.903372.903372.903372.90337
Captain Tom Benson (Randolph Scott) has been granted a furlough to bring his bride-to-be Martha back to Fort Abraham Lincoln and his Regiment, the 7th Cavalry. Benson is mystified when he sees the fort apparently deserted with the colors not flying. Exploring the vacant post he is met by the hysterical Charlotte Reynolds (Jeanette Nolan) whose husband replaced Benson as commander of his "C" Company and was killed at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Only a small group of misfits and guardhouse prisoners led by an old sergeant remain who have held a wake by drinking themselves into oblivion.
Flame of the Islands, 1h30
Directed by Edward Ludwig
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Yvonne De Carlo, Howard Duff, Zachary Scott, James Arness, Frieda Inescort, Kurt Kasznar
Roles Johnny
Rating64% 3.234173.234173.234173.234173.23417
Rosalind Dee (DeCarlo) is a cafe singer striving to enter high society. Rosalind stumbles upon a large amount of money by lucky means. Rosalind forms a partnership with gambling-club owners Wade Evans (Zachary Scott) and Cyril Mace (Kurt Kasznar), building the establishment into a gathering place for the elite. Along the way, she attempts to rekindle a romance with randy playboy Doug Duryea (Howard Duff), but she is soon lured in by Rev. Kelly Rand (James Arness) who comes to save Rosalind from her troubles.
It Came from Beneath the Sea, 1h15
Directed by Ray Harryhausen
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Natural horror films, Films about cephalopods, Giant monster films, Disaster films
Actors Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis, Ian Keith, Harry Lauter
Roles Dr. John Carver
Rating59% 2.9989452.9989452.9989452.9989452.998945
A nuclear submarine on maneuvers in the Pacific Ocean, captained by Commander Pete Mathews (Kenneth Tobey), comes into contact with a massive sonar contact. The boat is disabled but manages to free itself and return to Pearl Harbor. Animal tissue of great proportions is discovered jammed in its dive planes. A man-and-woman team of marine biologists, Lesley Joyce (Faith Domergue) and John Carter (Donald Curtis), is called in; they identify the tissue as being part of a gigantic octopus. The military authorities scoff, but are finally persuaded after receiving reports of missing swimmers and ships at sea being pulled under by a large animal. Both scientists conclude the sea beast is from the Mindanao Deep, having been forced from its natural habitat by hydrogen bomb testing in the area, which has made the giant creature radioactive, driving off its natural food supply.
All That Heaven Allows, 1h29
Directed by Douglas Sirk
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Melodrama, Romance
Actors Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead, Conrad Nagel, Virginia Grey, William Reynolds
Roles Howard Hoffer
Rating75% 3.797423.797423.797423.797423.79742
Cary Scott (Jane Wyman) is an affluent widow in suburban New England, whose social life involves her country club peers, college-age children, and a few men vying for her affection.
Phffft
Phffft (1954)
, 1h28
Directed by Mark Robson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films based on plays, Films about marriage
Actors Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon, Jack Carson, Kim Novak, Fay Baker, Donald Randolph
Roles Actor Rick Vidal / Dr. John Van Kessel
Rating65% 3.298343.298343.298343.298343.29834
Nina and Robert Tracey (Judy Holliday and Jack Lemmon), married for eight years, suffer marriage troubles and divorce. Robert takes up with his womanizing Navy buddy Charlie Nelson (Jack Carson) while Nina looks to her interfering mother for guidance. Robert spends the night with Janis (Kim Novak), a Marilyn Monroe-type character who finds the dashing Robert "real cute" but he feels uncomfortable with Janis and other girls he dates. Nina also tries to date other men but fails as she is still in love with Robert. Although they try to ignore each other when they accidentally meet, it is obvious that the past is not dead. Then one night, they find themselves in a nightclub, dancing the mambo together.
The Shanghai Story, 1h30
Directed by Frank Lloyd
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Ruth Roman, Edmond O'Brien, Richard Jaeckel, Barry Kelley, Philip Ahn, Whit Bissell
Rating60% 3.0041353.0041353.0041353.0041353.004135
A number of people are held captive by Major Ling Wu and his men, who refuse to let anyone go until identifying a spy in their midst. When he sends his assassin Sun Lee after one of the hostages, Dan Maynard, a doctor, and Knuckles Greer, a sailor, manage to intervene.
Stampede
Stampede (1949)
, 1h16
Directed by Lesley Selander
Origin USA
Genres Action, Western
Actors Rod Cameron, Gale Storm, John Mack Brown, Donald Curtis, John Miljan, Jonathan Hale
Roles Stanton
Rating63% 3.190933.190933.190933.190933.19093
The plot revolves around two brothers: Mike McCall (Rod Cameron), and Tim McCall (Don Castle). The brothers own a large ranch in Arizona and sell some of their surplus grazing land to some settlers. When the settlers arrive they find the land bone dry because the McCall brothers have dammed the river and control all the water.
The Amazing Mr. X, 1h18
Directed by Bernard Vorhaus
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Noir
Actors Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, Richard Carlson, Donald Curtis, Virginia Gregg
Roles Paul Faber
Rating63% 3.1978853.1978853.1978853.1978853.197885
Two years after her husband's death, Christine Faber (Lynn Bari) thinks she hears her late husband (Donald Curtis) calling out of the surf on the beach one night. She meets a tall dark man named Alexis (Turhan Bey) who seems to know all about her.
I Love Trouble, 1h33
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Noir, Crime
Actors Franchot Tone, Janet Blair, Janis Carter, Glenda Farrell, Adele Jergens, John Ireland
Roles Martin
Rating69% 3.4777453.4777453.4777453.4777453.477745
A wealthy politician, Ralph Johnston, hires detective Stuart Bailey to investigate his missing wife's background. Bailey discovers that the wife had been a dancer under her maiden name of Jane Breeger and had left her Oregon home town with Buster Buffin, a nightclub entertainer, who says Jane changed her name to Janie Joy and enrolled at UCLA. Buffin is killed before Bailey can question him further.
The Fuller Brush Man, 1h33
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Crime, Romance
Actors Red Skelton, Janet Blair, Don McGuire, Hillary Brooke, Adele Jergens, Trudy Marshall
Roles Gregory Cruckston
Rating70% 3.538463.538463.538463.538463.53846
Success doesn't exactly stare the unfortunate street cleaner Red Jones (Red Skelton) in the eye, and when he decides to propose to his sweetheart Ann Elliot (Janet Blair), who is a secretary at the Fuller Brush company, she demands that he makes something more of himself before she can accept the offer. She suggests he should follow the example of a salesman and friend of hers, Keenan Wallick (Don McGuire), who works at her company. Red gets a chance to prove himself worthy sooner than he had expected when he is fired from his job as a cleaner by his boss, Gordon Trist (Nicholas Joy), because he accidentally sets a trash can on fire in the line of duty, and smashes Trist's car window. Ann gets him a chance to show his skills as a door-to-door salesman for the Fuller Brush company, and he is teamed up with her friend Keenan. Both Ann and Red are unaware that Keenan himself had a romantic interest in Ann, and wants to get Red out of the way as soon as possible, so he can pursue Ann without competition. Keenan assigns Red a list of the hardest homes, and Red fails tremendously with his task of selling to an almost impossible potential customer. He has a comical run-in with a troublesome small boy, and a beautiful model at another home tries to seduce him. Seeing how unsuccessful Red's sales attempts are, Keenan comes up with the idea of a bet - the winner gets to pursue Ann without interference of the other man - which he suggests to Red. The bet is that Red won't be able to sell a single brush to the households on their run. Red takes the bet, and the next household on their run is the mansion of his old boss Gordon Trist. After Red tries to hide from Gordon and the groundskeeper, Gordon recognizes Red and sends him packing, but his wife comes after Red and buys ten brushes from him. Red returns to Anna and Keenan with high spirit, until he realizes he forgot to collect the payment money from Mrs Trist. When Red comes back to the Trist home, he overhears a conversation between his former boss, Keenan, Gregory Cruckston (Donald Curtis) and a few other persons, as they discuss their involvement in a racketeering operation. Red is caught eavesdropping and knocked unconscious after he is brought into the house. When he comes back to life, Gordon has been murdered in the dark, and everyone present in the house is arrested by police lieutenant Quint (Arthur Space), all suspected of murder. Red is released since there is no evidence pointing to him being the killer, and when he comes home he discovers Mrs Trist (Hillary Brooke) waiting for him with the money. Soon after, Anna arrives to his home, and shortly after that Freddie Trist (Ross Ford), Gordon's son, with two armed gangsters. The gangsters hold everyone hostage as they search in vain for the murder weapon that killed Gordon. Ann and Red concludes that the weapon must have been a Fuller brush, molded into a knife-looking object. Cruckston stops them from telling policeman Quint about the weapon, and it turns out Cruckston, who is Gordon's partner in crime, is the murderer. Ann and Red escape from him and his gangsters. Cruckston is arrested and Red is the hero of the day, winning Ann's heart in the process.
Dangerous Years, 1h2
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Billy Halop, Scotty Beckett, Richard Gaines, Jerome Cowan, Marilyn Monroe, Ann E. Todd
Roles Jeff Carter
Rating58% 2.9194352.9194352.9194352.9194352.919435
The God fearing residents of Middleton are worried that the Gopher Hole, a new road house restaurant outside of town, will bring their teenage kids to ruin. Jeff Carter, who is a history teacher at the local school, goes on to look closer at the place to see if all the worries are justified.