10 Favourite Gene Lockhart Performances

1891 - 1957

Character actor, writer and star of stage and screen, Gene Lockhart leaves an indelible impression on fans of classic film with his ability, and is a fixture in many homes during the Christmas holidays for his appearances in "Miracle on 34th Street", "A Christmas Carol" and "Going My Way".
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1.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
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When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing. (96 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
“ Judge Henry X. Harper ” - misspaddylee
 
2.
Down to the Sea in Ships (1949)
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Whaling ship captain Bering Joy takes his grandson Jed on a whaling trip to teach him core life values while First Mate Dan Lunceford is tasked with tutoring Jed. (120 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
“ Andrew L. Bush ” - misspaddylee
 
3.
The Sea Wolf (1941)
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Humphrey van Weyden, a writer, and fugitives Ruth Webster and George Leach have been given refuge aboard... (100 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Dr. Prescott ” - misspaddylee
 
4.
His Girl Friday (1940)
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A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. (92 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ Sheriff Peter B. Hartwell - "Pinky" ” - misspaddylee
 
5.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
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Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington. (110 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
“ Stephen Douglas ” - misspaddylee
 
6.
The House on 92nd Street (1945)
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Bill Dietrich becomes a double agent for the FBI in a Nazi spy ring. (88 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
“ Charles Ogden Roper ” - misspaddylee
 
7.
Red Light (1949)
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The former employee of a trucking company, currently in prison for embezzling the company, plans his eventual revenge against his former boss. (83 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ J.P. Chase ” - misspaddylee
 
8.
Something to Sing About (1937)
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A New York bandleader journeys to Hollywood when he is offered a contract with a studio, but he is determined to do things his way and not theirs. (93 mins.)
“ Bennett O. "B.O." Regan ” - misspaddylee
 
9.
The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
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A nineteenth-century New Hampshire farmer who makes a compact with Satan for economic success enlists Daniel Webster to extract him from his contract. (107 mins.)
“ Squire Slossum ” - misspaddylee
 
10.
Rhubarb (1951)
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Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving... (94 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
“ Thaddeus J. Barber ” - misspaddylee