Joseph Calleia

Filmography of my fellow Maltese, and one of the best character and supporting actors of his generation, Joseph Calleia
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1.
My Sin (1931)
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In Panama, notorious nightclub hostess Carlotta kills a man in self-defense and is arrested for murder... (80 mins.)
Director: George Abbott
 
2.
His Woman (1931)
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A woman masquerades as a missionary's daughter to get on a ship bound to New York. (76 mins.)
Director: Edward Sloman
 
3.
The Divorce Racket (1932)
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Assigned to investigate a lawyer's murder, a detective finds that his chief suspect is his own secretary--who is also the woman he loves. (66 mins.)
Director: Aubrey Scotto
 
4.
Public Hero #1 (1935)
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A G-man goes undercover to infiltrate a gang, helping the group's leader escape from prison to gain his trust. (89 mins.)
Director: J. Walter Ruben
 
5.
Riffraff (1936)
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Fisherman Dutch marries cannery worker Hattie. He quits his poorly paid job to concentrate on getting better working conditions as union leader... (94 mins.)
Director: J. Walter Ruben
 
6.
Exclusive Story (1936)
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(73 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
 
7.
Tough Guy (1936)
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(76 mins.)
 
8.
His Brother's Wife (1936)
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Rita Wilson meets epidemiologist Chris Claybourne and they fall in love with each other. When Claybourne... (88 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
9.
Sworn Enemy (1936)
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(73 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
10.
Sinner Take All (1936)
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Members of a wealthy family start getting threatening letters, and it's not long before the threats... (74 mins.)
Director: Errol Taggart
 
11.
After the Thin Man (1936)
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Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family. (112 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
12.
Man of the People (1937)
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Jack Moreno is an attorney with an office in the neighborhood he grew up in. All he wants is to help his friends and neighbors. But he has to do business with the mob in order to make a living. (81 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
13.
The Bad Man of Brimstone (1937)
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An outlaw re-unites with his long-lost son, steers him away from a boxing career and sends him to law school. When his son returns, a lot has changed. (89 mins.)
Director: J. Walter Ruben
 
14.
Marie Antoinette (1938)
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The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens. (149 mins.)
 
15.
Algiers (1938)
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Beautiful Gaby meets a romantic jewel thief in the mysterious Casbah. (96 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
 
16.
Juarez (1939)
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Louis Napoleon III takes advantage of the American Civil War to circumvent the Monroe Doctrine and expand his power by helping Emperor Maximillian Hapsburg to add Mexico to his empire. of Mexico. (125 mins.)
 
17.
The Gorilla (1939)
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When a wealthy man (Atwill) is threatened by a killer known as The Gorilla, he hires the Ritz Brothers to investigate... (66 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
18.
Five Came Back (1939)
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Twelve people are aboard Coast Air Line's flagship the Silver Queen enroute to South America when the... (75 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
19.
Golden Boy (1939)
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Despite his musical talent, Joe Bonaparte wants to be a boxer. (99 mins.)
 
20.
Full Confession (1939)
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A Catholic priest by the name of Father Loma must convince a man to step forward to save an innocent man from being sent to the electric chair. (78 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
21.
My Little Chickadee (1940)
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Rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, Flower Belle Lee is run out of Little Bend... (83 mins.)
Director: Edward F. Cline
 
22.
Wyoming (1940)
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With the army after him and his partner deserting, Reb decides that a change of scenery would be nice so he heads for Wyoming with Dave... (88 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
23.
The Monster and the Girl (1941)
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After a young woman is coerced into prostitution and her brother framed for murder by an organized crime syndicate, retribution in the form of an ape visits the mobsters. (65 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
 
24.
Sundown (1941)
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In 1941, a mysterious Somaliland native woman helps the British against the Nazis. (90 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
25.
Jungle Book (1942)
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A boy raised by wolves tries to adapt to human village life. (108 mins.)
Director: Zoltan Korda
 
26.
The Glass Key (1942)
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A crooked politician finds himself being accused of murder by a gangster from whom he refused help during a re-election campaign. (85 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
 
27.
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
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During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge. (170 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
28.
The Cross of Lorraine (1943)
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A group of French soldiers during WWII are captured by Nazis troops and sent to a military prison. There they will have to make use of his best resources to keep alive... and sane, while at the same time scheming a way out. (90 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
29.
The Conspirators (1944)
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Vincent Van Der Lyn, a Dutch freedom fighter in WWII, is forced to neutral Lisbon to escape the Nazis... (101 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
 
30.
Gilda (1946)
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The life of a former gambling cheat, gone straight in order to work for an unsettling casino owner, is complicated by the reappearance of his ex-lover, who is now the wife of his boss. (110 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
 
31.
Deadline at Dawn (1946)
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When a woman he meets is murdered, a soon to be drafted sailor has until dawn to find the killer, aided by a weary dance hall girl. (83 mins.)
Director: Harold Clurman
 
32.
The Beginning or the End (1947)
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The research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb, as well as the bombing of Hiroshima, are detailed in this docudrama. (112 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
33.
Lured (1947)
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A serial killer in London is murdering young women whom he meets through the personal columns of newspapers;... (102 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
 
34.
The Noose Hangs High (1948)
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Abbott and Costello are two window washers who are mistaken by Nick Craig, a bookie, as the messengers he sent for to pick up $50,000... (77 mins.)
Director: Charles Barton
 
35.
Four Faces West (1948)
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Cowboy Ross McEwen arrives in town. He asks the banker for a loan of $2000. When the banker asks about securing a loan that large... (89 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
36.
The Silk Noose (1948)
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Sugiani, a black-market racketeer in London, following World War II, is amassing a vast fortune until Linda Medbury... (76 mins.)
 
37.
Captain Carey, U.S.A. (1950)
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Webb Carey returns to Orta, near Milan, to find out who betrayed his World War II O.S.S. team and caused the death of several villagers... (82 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
38.
The Palomino (1950)
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(73 mins.)
Director: Ray Nazarro
 
39.
Branded (1950)
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A gunfighter takes part in a scheme to bilk a wealthy cattle family out of half a million dollars by pretending to be their son, who was kidnapped as child. (104 mins.)
Director: Rudolph Maté
 
40.
Vendetta (1950)
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(83 mins.)
Director: Mel Ferrer
 
41.
Valentino (1951)
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Italian immigrant Rudolph Valentino makes it big in silent Hollywood, but he ends up struggling between his career and the woman he loves. (102 mins.)
Director: Lewis Allen
 
42.
The Light Touch (1951)
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Sam and Felix are art thieves. Sam has just stolen a picture from a museum in Italy, but told Felix that it was lost in a boat accident... (93 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
43.
When in Rome (1952)
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(78 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
44.
Yankee Buccaneer (1952)
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Captain David Porter of the fledgling American Navy receives orders to masquerade as a privateer in order to corral some Caribbean pirates. (86 mins.)
 
45.
The Iron Mistress (1952)
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Barely historical presentation of the life of Jim Bowie. Here he goes to New Orleans to sell lumber but falls in love with Judalon... (110 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
46.
The Caddy (1953)
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Although gifted golfer Harvey Miller is too nervous to golf in public tournaments, he acts as coach and caddy for friend Joe Anthony. (95 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
47.
Underwater! (1955)
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Dominic Quesada and Johnny Gray, two SCUBA divers searching for sunken treasure off the coast of Cuba... (99 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
48.
The Treasure of Pancho Villa (1955)
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In 1915, an American adventurer joins the supporters of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa. (92 mins.)
Director: George Sherman
 
49.
The Littlest Outlaw (1955)
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Little Pablito is the ten year old son of a cruel horse trainer. The trainer is responsible for training... (73 mins.)
 
50.
Serenade (1956)
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Damon Vincenti, a young vineyard worker, has a beautiful tenor voice and dreams of becoming a great opera singer... (121 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
51.
Hot Blood (1956)
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Stephen Torino (Wilde), who is tricked by his brother Marco (Adler) into an arranged marriage with tempestuous Annie Caldash (Russell). Annie is willing to give the union a go, but Torino wants none of it. (85 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
52.
Wild Is the Wind (1957)
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An immigrant Nevada rancher brings a woman from Italy to be his second wife but when he neglects her, she becomes involved with his trusted assistant. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards including Best Actor. (114 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
53.
Touch of Evil (1958)
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A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town. (95 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
54.
The Light in the Forest (1958)
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A young white man who spent his whole life raised by Native Americans is sent to live with his birth family and must learn to fit in with people he was taught to hate. (83 mins.)
 
55.
Cry Tough (1959)
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Puerto Rican ex-con tries to go straight, but is tempted back to his old life by his former gang. (83 mins.)
Director: Paul Stanley
 
56.
The Alamo (1960)
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A small band of soldiers sacrifice their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas. (167 mins.)
Director: John Wayne
 
57.
Johnny Cool (1963)
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Exiled American gangster Colini sends his protégé-killer Giordano to the USA to eliminate Colini's mob enemies. (103 mins.)
Director: William Asher