American Film Actor

Erville Alderson

  • Sep 11, 1882 - Aug 04, 1957 (age 74)
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1957
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Erville Alderson

Erville Alderson passed away.
1956
Telephone Time
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TV ShowApr 8, 1956

Telephone Time

Telephone Time is an American anthology drama series …
Telephone Time is an American anthology drama series that aired on CBS in 1956, and on ABC from 1957 to 1958. The series features plays by John Nesbitt who hosted the first season. Frank C. Baxter hosted the 1957 and 1958 seasons. The program was directed by Arthur Hiller, Robert Florey, and Lewis Allen (director). A total of 81 episodes aired from April 1956 to March 1957 on CBS and from April 1957 to April 1958 on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC).
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1955
The Millionaire
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TV ShowJan 19, 1955

The Millionaire

The Millionaire is an American anthology series that aired …
The Millionaire is an American anthology series that aired on CBS from 1955 to 1960. It was originally sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive. The series, produced by Don Fedderson and Fred Henry, explored the ways that sudden and unexpected wealth changed life, for better or for worse, and became a five-season hit during the Golden Age of Television, finishing in the Nielsen ratings at #9 for the 1955–1956 season, #13 in 1956–1957, #17 in 1957–1958 and #30 in 1958–1959. It told the stories of people who were given one million dollars ($9.54 million in 2019 dollars) from a benefactor who insisted they never knew him, with one exception.
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TV Reader's Digest
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TV ShowJan 17, 1955

TV Reader's Digest

TV Reader's Digest is the title of a 30-minute American …
TV Reader's Digest is the title of a 30-minute American television anthology drama series which aired on the ABC from 1955 to 1956. Its theme music was "Polonaise" from Act III of Eugene Onegin. Based on articles that appeared in Reader's Digest magazine, the episodes based on true stories which were varied in their themes, plots and content. Themes included crime, heroism, mystery, romance, and human interest. Episode writers included Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, Cleveland Amory, and Frank Gruber.
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1954
The Halls of Ivy
TV ShowOct 19, 1954

The Halls of Ivy

The Halls of Ivy is an American situation comedy that ran …
The Halls of Ivy is an American situation comedy that ran from 1950–52 on NBC radio, created by Fibber McGee & Molly co-creator/writer Don Quinn. The series was adapted into a CBS television comedy (1954–55) produced by ITC Entertainment and Television Programs of America. British husband-and-wife actors Ronald Colman and Benita Hume starred in both versions of the show.
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Studio 57
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TV ShowSep 21, 1954

Studio 57

Studio 57 (also known as Heinz Studio 57) is an American …
Studio 57 (also known as Heinz Studio 57) is an American anthology series that was broadcast on the now-defunct DuMont Television Network from September 1954 to July 1955, and in syndication from 1955 to 1958.
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1952
The Unexpected
TV ShowMar 5, 1952

The Unexpected

Herbert Marshall hosted this anthology series of fast …
Herbert Marshall hosted this anthology series of fast paced thirty minute dramas. It was also known as Times Square Playhouse.
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1951
Racket Squad
TV ShowJun 7, 1951

Racket Squad

Racket Squad is an American TV crime drama series that …
Racket Squad is an American TV crime drama series that aired from 1951 to 1953. The format was a narrated anthology drama, as each individual episode featured various ordinary citizens getting ensnared in a different confidence scheme. Episodes were introduced and narrated by Reed Hadley as "Captain John Braddock", a fictional detective working for a police department in a large, unnamed American city. Braddock served as the series' host and narrator.
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The Range Rider
TV ShowApr 5, 1951

The Range Rider

The Range Rider is an American Western television series …
The Range Rider is an American Western television series that was first transmitted in syndication from 1951 to 1953. A single lost episode surfaced and was broadcast in 1959. The Range Rider was also broadcast on British television during the 1960s, and in Melbourne, Australia during the 1950s.
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1950
The Bigelow Theatre
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TV ShowDec 10, 1950

The Bigelow Theatre

The Bigelow Theatre (also known as Bigelow-Sanford …
The Bigelow Theatre (also known as Bigelow-Sanford Theater and as Hollywood Half Hour and Marquee Theater in syndication) is an American anthology series originally broadcast on CBS Television and on the DuMont Television Network.
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1949
The Lone Ranger
TV ShowSep 15, 1949

The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger is an American western drama television …
The Lone Ranger is an American western drama television series that aired on the ABC Television network from 1949 to 1957, with Clayton Moore in the starring role. Jay Silverheels, a member of the Mohawk Aboriginal people in Canada, played The Lone Ranger's Indian companion Tonto.
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1947
The Bishop's Wife
MovieNov 25, 1947

The Bishop's Wife

An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been …
An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn widow. He is losing sight of his family and of why he became a churchman in the first place. Enter Dudley, an angel sent to help him. Dudley does help everyone he meets, but not necessarily in the way they would have preferred. With the exception of Henry, everyone loves him, but Henry begins to believe that Dudley is there to replace him, both at work and in his family's affections, as Christmas approaches.
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1944
Man from Frisco
MovieJun 15, 1944

Man from Frisco

Matt Braddock (a fictional version of real-life Henry …
Matt Braddock (a fictional version of real-life Henry Kaiser) is an engineer with revolutionary ideas for shipbuilding. When he tries to set up yards for prefabricating ships on the West Coast, he runs up against a rival builder, Joel Kennedy. Kennedy's son Russ idolizes Matt, but Russ's sister Diana thinks Matt is a hopeless idealist who could ruin her father.
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1943
Arizona Trail
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MovieSep 15, 1943

Arizona Trail

A young cowboy returns home to help his father fight off a …
A young cowboy returns home to help his father fight off a gang trying to take over the family ranch.
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Oklahoma Outlaws
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MovieSep 14, 1943

Oklahoma Outlaws

Father and son Ned Kincaid and John Kincaid are two of …
Father and son Ned Kincaid and John Kincaid are two of the thousands taking part in the Oklahoma land rush of the Cherokee Strip. They are certain they can stake out the piece of land they want for a new townsite, which they will call Tulsa, as they have the two fastest horses in the land. But out of circumstance, they are forced to share their townsite with outlaw Whip McCord, who wants exclusive rights to provide all saloons and gambling joints in the town. After the town of Tulsa is set up, Ned wants to run for mayor and John as sheriff so that they can quash the criminal element in town, namely McCord and his band of men. Their anti-crime platform raises the standoff between the two factions, both sides which will do whatever they need to get what they want.
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1942
Commandos Strike at Dawn
MovieDec 30, 1942

Commandos Strike at Dawn

A gentle widower, enraged …
A gentle widower, enraged at Nazi atrocities against his peaceful Norwegian fishing village, escapes to Britain and returns leading a commando force against the oppressors.
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My Favorite Blonde
MovieApr 2, 1942

My Favorite Blonde

Karen Bentley, an English secret agent, links up with Larry …
Karen Bentley, an English secret agent, links up with Larry Haines and his star penguin Percy in an attempt to outwit German spies.
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1941
Parachute Battalion
MovieAug 14, 1941

Parachute Battalion

In this pre-Pearl Harbor recruiting poster, colonel's …
In this pre-Pearl Harbor recruiting poster, colonel's estranged son Bill Burke, football hero Donald Morse, and hillbilly Jeff Hollis enlist in the paratroopers. Their training at Fort Benning, Georgia is followed in semi-documentary style, with time out for personal dramas and the romantic rivalry of Bill and Don over the sergeant's daughter.
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Bad Men of Missouri
MovieJul 26, 1941

Bad Men of Missouri

The Younger brothers, Cole (Dennis Morgan), Bob …
The Younger brothers, Cole (Dennis Morgan), Bob (Wayne Morris) and Jim (Arthur Kennedy), return to Missouri after the Civil War with intent to avenge the misdeeds of William Merrick (Victor Jory), a crooked banker who has been buying up warrants on back-taxes and dispossessing the farmers. Henry Younger (Russell Simpson), their father, has been killed by a Merrick henchman and, then, Cole is framed on a murder rap. The brothers escape and then begin a series of bank and train robberies, primarily stealing from Merrick and turning the loot over to the farmers. Jim, in love with Mary Hathaway (Jane Wyman), is lured into Harrisonville and jailed. Cole and Bob ride to rescue him.
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Sergeant York
MovieJul 2, 1941

Sergeant York

A marksman is drafted in World War I and ends up …
A marksman is drafted in World War I and ends up becoming one of the most celebrated war heroes.
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1940
Santa Fe Trail
MovieDec 13, 1940

Santa Fe Trail

In 1854, Jeb Stuart, George Custer and other …
In 1854, Jeb Stuart, George Custer and other graduates from West Point are posted to Kansas to help pacify the territory before railroad construction to Santa Fe can resume.
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When the Daltons Rode
MovieJul 25, 1940

When the Daltons Rode

Fictionalized story of how …
Fictionalized story of how the Dalton brothers were wronged by a crooked development company and became outlaws when the corrupt local courts offered them no justice.
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1939
Romance of the Redwoods
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MovieMar 30, 1939

Romance of the Redwoods

June Martin is a …
June Martin is a dishwasher in a California logging camp boarding house. Steve Blake fights Jed Malone for her and loses, thus casting suspicion on himself when Malone dies under cloudy circumstances.
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Jesse James
MovieJan 14, 1939

Jesse James

After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family …
After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.
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1936
Hearts in Bondage
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MovieMay 26, 1936

Hearts in Bondage

Best friends Kenneth Reynolds and Raymond Jordan are …
Best friends Kenneth Reynolds and Raymond Jordan are U.S. Navy officers, and Kenneth is engaged to Raymond's sister. But the eruption of the Civil War divides them, as Raymond stands by his native Virginia while Kenneth remains on duty as a Northern officer. Kenneth's uncle, John Ericsson, designs a new kind of ship, an ironclad he calls the Monitor. Eventually the war pits Kenneth, on board the Monitor, against his friend Raymond, serving aboard the South's own ironclad, the Merrimac (as it is called here). A naval battle ensues, one that will go down in history.
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1935
Seven Keys to Baldpate
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MovieNov 30, 1935

Seven Keys to Baldpate

A writer, looking for some …
A writer, looking for some peace and quiet in order to finish a novel, takes a room at the Baldpate Inn. However, peace and quiet are the last things he gets, as there are some very strange goings-on at the establishment.
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Pursuit
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MovieAug 9, 1935

Pursuit

"Mitch" Mitchell is an aviator who has been hired to take a …
"Mitch" Mitchell is an aviator who has been hired to take a child in a guardianship suit out of California into Mexico. He is accompanied by Maxine Bush, the secretary of the head of a private-detective agency who has been hired to care for the kid until the suit is over.
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Woman Wanted
MovieAug 2, 1935

Woman Wanted

Ann Grey is wrongly convicted of murder. On her way to jail …
Ann Grey is wrongly convicted of murder. On her way to jail a car accident gives her the opportunity to escape. She is helped by young lawyer Tony Baxter. He hides her from the police, as well as his fiancée, with the help of his butler Peedles. Ann is also wanted by the mobsters who really committed the murder as they think she knows where $250,000 worth of bonds are hidden. When the mobsters find and abduct her, Tony enlists the help of the D.A. and the police to try to get her back.
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1934
The Scarlet Empress
MovieMay 9, 1934

The Scarlet Empress

A German noblewoman enters into a loveless marriage …
A German noblewoman enters into a loveless marriage with the dim-witted, unstable heir to the Russian throne, then plots to oust him from power.
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Lazy River
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MovieMar 16, 1934

Lazy River

Three ex-cons help save a mother and daughter's …
Three ex-cons help save a mother and daughter's shrimp business from wicked slavers.
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1932
Haunted Gold
MovieDec 17, 1932

Haunted Gold

John and Janet get a weird letter telling them to go to a …
John and Janet get a weird letter telling them to go to a ghost town which has an abandoned mine. There they contend with bad guys looking for hidden gold. They are aided by a mysterious Phantom.
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The Thirteenth Guest
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MovieAug 9, 1932

The Thirteenth Guest

Murder of a woman sparks a search for a killer.
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1931
Shanghaied Love
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MovieSep 20, 1931

Shanghaied Love

Captain Angus Swope (Noab Beery), known as The …
Captain Angus Swope (Noab Beery), known as The Black Yankee, skipper of the Golden Bough, treats his crew shamefully and he treats women no better, as evidenced by his handling of a woman he has abducted, together with her baby daughter, Mary (Sally Blaine), from seaman Newman (Willard Robertson). When the woman dies as a result of his cruelty, he brings up Mary as his own daughter.
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1930
The Lash
MovieDec 12, 1930

The Lash

Don Francisco Delfina, a nobleman of Southern …
Don Francisco Delfina, a nobleman of Southern California in 1848, disguises himself as El Puma and leads a revolt against the tyrannical land agent and politician Peter Harkness.
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Redemption
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MovieApr 5, 1930

Redemption

Fedya wins Lisa away from her fiance, Victor Karenin. But …
Fedya wins Lisa away from her fiance, Victor Karenin. But after Fedya weds Lisa, he becomes infatuated with a gypsy girl, Masha. His duplicity leads to tragedy.
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Guilty?
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MovieMar 3, 1930

Guilty?

A Senator, accused of bribery on circumstantial evidence …
A Senator, accused of bribery on circumstantial evidence and sent to prison, decides to commit suicide so that his daughter will feel free to marry the son of a judge. Story told through the eyes of ten people, all familiar with the victim and all with varying versions.
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1927
The Valley of the Giants
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MovieDec 4, 1927

The Valley of the Giants

Bryce Cardigan struggles …
Bryce Cardigan struggles to protect his Redwood inheritance from a railroad-owner, who is also the guardian of the woman Bryce loves.
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1925
Sally of the Sawdust
MovieJun 23, 1925

Sally of the Sawdust

Judge Foster throws his daughter out because she …
Judge Foster throws his daughter out because she married a circus man. She leaves her baby girl with Prof. McGargle before she dies. Years later Sally is a dancer with whom Peyton, a son of...
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1924
Isn't Life Wonderful
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MovieNov 23, 1924

Isn't Life Wonderful

A family of Polish refugees tries to survive in post-World …
A family of Polish refugees tries to survive in post-World War I Germany. For a while it seems that they are making it, but soon the economic and political deterioration in the country begins to take their toll.
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America
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MovieFeb 21, 1924

America

The story of a family caught up in the American …
The story of a family caught up in the American Revolutionary War.
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1923
The Exciters
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MovieJun 3, 1923

The Exciters

Ronnie Rand, Required to marry before she is 21 or lose …
Ronnie Rand, Required to marry before she is 21 or lose her inheritance, Ronnie Rand meets Pierre Martel, member of a gang of thieves, and, convinced that he is a "real man," she marries him. Pierre's confederates attempt to blackmail Ronnie, and when she refuses to sign a check they try to kill Pierre; but police arrive in time to save him. Pierre is revealed to be a U. S. Intelligence Service agent. Ronnie, though somewhat disappointed that her husband is not at all a crook, accepts the situation.
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1918
Her Man
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MovieSep 4, 1918

Her Man

Her Man released.
Lillian Worth
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Lillian Worth

Lillian Worth (born Lillian Burgher Murphy, June 24, …
Lillian Worth (born Lillian Burgher Murphy, June 24, 1884 – February 23, 1952) was an American actress. She appeared in 58 films between 1913 and 1937.
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1882
Erville Alderson
BirthSeptember 1882

Erville Alderson

Erville Alderson was born.
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