10 Favourite Wallace Ford Performances

1898 - 1966

Reliable character actor a welcome presence in his more than 100 film roles. Created the role of "George" in the 1937 Broadway production of "Of Mice and Men".
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1.
The Informer (1935)
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In 1922, an Irish rebel informs on his friend, then feels doom closing in. (91 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ Frankie McPhillip ” - misspaddylee
 
2.
A Patch of Blue (1965)
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A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life. (105 mins.)
Director: Guy Green
“ Old Pa ” - misspaddylee
 
3.
Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
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A young woman discovers her visiting uncle may not be the man he seems to be. (108 mins.)
“ Fred Saunders ” - misspaddylee
 
4.
The Lost Patrol (1934)
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A dozen British soldiers, lost in a Mesopotamian desert during World War I, are menaced by unseen Arab enemies. (73 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ Morelli ” - misspaddylee
 
5.
T-Men (1947)
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Two US Treasury agents hunt a successful counterfeiting ring. (92 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ The Schemer ” - misspaddylee
 
6.
Goodbye Again (1933)
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Flirtatious mix-ups abound when a celebrated novelist tangles with an old flame and her irate husband. Will his savvy secretary save his neck if she is secretly in love with him also? (66 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Arthur Westlake ” - misspaddylee
 
7.
The Beast of the City (1932)
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Police Chief Jim Fitzpatrick ruthlessly goes after organized crime and is prepared to use brutal and violent methods to fight it. (86 mins.)
Director: Charles Brabin
“ Ed Fitzpatrick ” - misspaddylee
 
8.
Employees' Entrance (1933)
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A working girl is menaced by her tyrannical employer. (75 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ Martin West ” - misspaddylee
 
9.
The Matchmaker (1958)
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Thornton Wilder's tale of a matchmaker who desires the man she's supposed to be pairing with another woman. (103 mins.)
Director: Joseph Anthony
“ Malachi Stack ” - misspaddylee
 
10.
The Set-Up (1949)
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Because aging boxer Bill Thompson always lost his past fights, his corrupt manager, without telling Thompson, takes bribes from a betting gangster, to ensure Thompson's pre-arranged dive-loss in the next match. (73 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ Gus ” - misspaddylee