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Mantan Moreland is a Actor American born on 3 september 1902 at Monroe (USA)

Mantan Moreland

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Birth name Mantan Moreland
Nationality USA
Birth 3 september 1902 at Monroe (USA)
Death 28 september 1973 (at 71 years) at Hollywood (USA)

Mantan Moreland (September 3, 1902 - September 28, 1973) was an American actor and comedian most popular in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Filmography of Mantan Moreland (80 films)

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The Biscuit Eater, 1h30
Directed by Vincent McEveety, Stuart Heisler
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Children's films
Actors Earl Holliman, Johnny Whitaker, Pat Crowley, Lew Ayres, Beah Richards, Clifton James
Roles Serveur
Rating58% 2.9109152.9109152.9109152.9109152.910915
The story revolves around a German wirehair pointer named Moreover who has a strong relationship with a red-headed boy named Lonnie (Johnny Whitaker) despite his mishaps. Moreover is dealt to Willie Dorsey (Godfrey Cambridge), a gas station clerk, but Lonnie and his best friend Text regain possession of the dog. They train Moreover to be a prize-winning bird pointer, entering him in a field trial.
Watermelon Man, 1h40
Directed by Melvin Van Peebles
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about racism
Actors Godfrey Cambridge, Estelle Parsons, Melvin Van Peebles, Howard Caine, Mae Clarke, D'Urville Martin
Roles Counterman
Rating64% 3.2490653.2490653.2490653.2490653.249065
Jeff Gerber (Godfrey Cambridge) lives in an average suburban neighborhood with his seemingly liberal housewife Althea (Estelle Parsons), who tolerates her husband's character flaws out of love. Every morning when Jeff wakes up, he spends some time under a tanning machine, hits the speedbag, drinks a health drink, and races the bus to work on foot.
Enter Laughing, 1h51
Directed by Carl Reiner
Origin USA
Themes Films about religion, Films about television, Films about Jews and Judaism, Films based on plays
Actors José Ferrer, Shelley Winters, Elaine May, Jack Gilford, Janet Margolin, Don Rickles
Roles Subway Rider
Rating64% 3.244953.244953.244953.244953.24495
David Kolowitz (Santoni) works as a delivery boy and assistant for a machine shop in New York City in 1938, and is fascinated with the movies.
Spider Baby, 1h26
Directed by Jack Hill
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality, Comedy horror films
Actors Lon Chaney, Jr., Sid Haig, Jill Banner, Carol Ohmart, Beverly Washburn, Quinn K. Redeker
Roles Messenger
Rating69% 3.49923.49923.49923.49923.4992
Three children of the Merrye family live in a decaying rural mansion with their guardian and chauffeur, Bruno (Chaney). The children suffer from "Merrye Syndrome", a genetic affliction unique to members of their family, which causes them to mentally, socially, and physically regress down the evolutionary ladder, starting in late childhood. Two distant relatives arrive with their lawyer and his secretary in order to examine and claim the property as rightful heirs. Bruno's shaky control over the children deteriorates; murder, chaos and insanity ensue.
Alvarez Kelly, 1h45
Directed by Edward Dmytryk
Origin USA
Genres War, Action, Western
Themes Political films
Actors William Holden, Richard Widmark, Janice Rule, Patrick O'Neal, Roger C. Carmel, Harry Carey, Jr.
Rating63% 3.198823.198823.198823.198823.19882
Cattleman Alvarez Kelly (William Holden) is contracted to deliver a herd to the Union Army in Virginia. As he nears the end of his long cattle drive, Kelly is captured by Confederate raiders led by Colonel Tom Rossiter (Richard Widmark). The Confederacy desperately needs the beef to feed its soldiers besieged in Richmond.
The Sky Dragon
Directed by Lesley Selander
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Crime
Themes Transport films, Aviation films
Actors Roland Winters, Mantan Moreland, Keye Luke, Noel Neill, Iris Adrian, Elena Verdugo
Roles Birmingham Brown
Rating70% 3.5316153.5316153.5316153.5316153.531615
After passengers on an airplane headed for San Francisco are drugged, they wake up to discover that a quarter-million dollars is missing. Mantan Moreland provides comic relief as Chan's chauffeur, Birmingham Brown.
The Golden Eye, 1h9
Directed by William Beaudine
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors Roland Winters, Victor Sen Yung, Mantan Moreland, Evelyn Brent, Wanda McKay, Ralph Dunn
Roles Birmingham Brown
Rating64% 3.2433353.2433353.2433353.2433353.243335
Manning, owner of the Golden Eye Mine in Arizona, persuades Charlie Chan to help him. To avoid alerting Manning's murderous enemies, Chan registers as a guest at a nearby dude ranch along with his number two son, Tommy, and his black servant, Birmingham Brown. There he meets San Francisco Police Lieutenant Mike Ruark, posing as drunken fellow guest "Vincent O'Brien" to investigate why the mine has suddenly become valuable.
The Shanghai Chest
Directed by William Beaudine
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Crime
Actors Roland Winters, Victor Sen Yung, Mantan Moreland, Tristram "Tris" Coffin, Russell Hicks, Pierre Watkin
Roles Birmingham
Rating63% 3.1959553.1959553.1959553.1959553.195955
As Victor Armstrong visits his uncle, Judge Wesley Armstrong in San Francisco, he is knocked unconscious by an unknown attacker, and when he wakes up he finds out his uncle has been stabbed to death. The judge's private secretary, Phyllis Powers, finds the two men and calls the police to the scene. When Victor wakes up he has the knife that stabbed his uncle in his hand.
The Chinese Ring, 1h8
Directed by William Beaudine
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Actors Roland Winters, Warren Douglas, Victor Sen Yung, Mantan Moreland, Louise Currie, Philip Ahn
Roles Birmingham Brown
Rating61% 3.05013.05013.05013.05013.0501
Charlie Chan (Roland Winters) is a private investigator living in San Francisco. One day a Chinese princess comes to visit him in his home. She has just arrived from the East by boat. The princess manages to give Chan’s butler Birmingham Brown (Mantan Moreland) an artifact - an ancient heirloom ring - before she is shot an killed by a poisoned arrow through the window. She leaves a note behind, with the name ”Captain K”. Chan calls for the police to investigate this murder. Bill Davidson (Warren Douglas) with the SFPD comes to Chan, but his friend, the reporter Peggy Cartwright (Louise Currie), also arrives uninvited to the scene.
Charlie Chan in Dark Alibi, 1h1
Directed by Phil Karlson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Sidney Toler, Benson Fong, Mantan Moreland, Teala Loring, Joyce Compton, Ben Carter
Roles Birmingham Brown
Rating70% 3.5428453.5428453.5428453.5428453.542845
Thomas Harley, an ex-convict who served time in prison eight years ago, is wrongfully arrested for a bank robbery he didn't commit. The police have found fingerprints on the crime scene, incriminating Harley, even though he was present at the Carey Theatrical Warehouse at the time of the crime.