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Frank Melton (I) (1907–1951)

Frank Melton was born on December 6, 1907 in Pineapple, Alabama, USA. He was an actor, known for State Fair (1933), The Buccaneer (1938) and Daredevils of the Clouds (1948). He died on March 19, 1951 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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State Fair
State Fair Harry Ware
The Buccaneer
The Buccaneer Lieutenant Shreve
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 1951 The Red Badge of Courage
Confederate Soldier (uncredited)
 1946 Do You Love Me
Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1945 Wonder Man
Waiter (uncredited)
 1945 It's a Pleasure
Frank - Stagehand (uncredited)
 1944 Can't Help Singing
Cavalry Officer (uncredited)
 1944 The Woman in the Window
Onlooker at Gallery (uncredited)
 1944 Bride by Mistake
Armed Guard (uncredited)
 1943 A Lady Takes a Chance
Otto (uncredited)
 1943 Destroyer
Doctor (uncredited)
 1943/I The Sky's the Limit
Navy Office on Train (uncredited)
 1943 Chatterbox
Reporter (uncredited)
 1942 Wrecking Crew
 1942 The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe
Turner Dixon
 1942 To the Shores of Tripoli
Officer (uncredited)
 1942 Black Dragons
FBI Agent
 1942 The Bugle Sounds
Trooper (uncredited)
 1941 Remember the Day
Photographer (uncredited)
 1941 Road to Happiness
Boarder (uncredited)
 1941 Tanks a Million
Pvt. Cleary
 1941 Father Steps Out
Reporter (uncredited)
 1941 They Meet Again
Wiliiam Merrill Jr.
 1941 Pot o' Gold
 1941 The Strawberry Blonde
Man (uncredited)
 1940 Second Chorus
 1940 Slightly Tempted
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 The Return of Frank James
Reporter (uncredited)
 1940 Blondie Has Servant Trouble
Ollie - Dithers' Employee (uncredited)
 1940 The Mortal Storm
Student (uncredited)
 1940 The Fighting 69th
Third Alabama Man (uncredited)
 1939 The Night of Nights
Newcomb, the Author (uncredited)
 1939 The Cat and the Canary
Reporter (uncredited)
 1939 Big Town Czar
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1939 You Can't Cheat an Honest Man
First Yokel (uncredited)
 1938 Once Over Lightly (Short)
Joe Stevens
 1938 Freshman Year
Dave 'Tex' Hodges
 1938 Riders of the Black Hills
Don Weston
 1938 Battle of Broadway
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1938 Dangerous to Know
Man at Racetrack (uncredited)
 1938 Start Cheering
Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
 1938 The Buccaneer
Lieutenant Shreve
 1937 Trouble at Midnight
Frank Cordeen
 1937 Life Begins in College
Suit Customer (uncredited)
 1937 Wild and Woolly
Barton Henshaw
 1937 The Devil Is Driving
Charley (uncredited)
 1937 Mountain Music
Spectator (uncredited)
 1937 Affairs of Cappy Ricks
Matt Peasely
 1937 Damaged Goods
Jack (George's intern pal)
 1937 Wings Over Honolulu
Budge (uncredited)
 1937 Too Many Wives
Clabby Holden
 1937 Outcast
Charlie Hallifax (uncredited)
 1936 Lady from Nowhere
Bert Withers
 1936 Silks and Saddles
Les Winters
 1936 The Cowboy Star
Reporter Denny Devers (uncredited)
 1936 They Met in a Taxi
Specks Callahan (uncredited)
 1936 The Traitor
Jimmy Allen aka The Texas Kid
 1936 The Glory Trail
Lieutenant Gilchrist
 1936 The Crime of Dr. Forbes
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 August Week End
Ronnie Washburne
 1936 It's Up to You
Ted Whitmore
 1935 The Gay Deception
Bellhop (uncredited)
 1935 Welcome Home
Willis Parker
 1935 The Farmer Takes a Wife
Lottery Ticket Seller (uncredited)
 1935 The Daring Young Man
Cub Reporter
 1935 $10 Raise
 1935 The County Chairman
Hy Cleaver
 1934 Bachelor of Arts
Jim Lancaster
 1934 365 Nights in Hollywood
Frank Young
 1934 The White Parade
Doctor Barnes (uncredited)
 1934 Judge Priest
Flem Talley
 1934 Handy Andy
Howard Norcross
 1934 The World Moves On
John Girard (1825)
 1934 Now I'll Tell
Photographer (scenes deleted)
 1934 Stand Up and Cheer!
Fosdick (uncredited)
 1934 David Harum
Caruthers Elwin
 1933 Mr. Skitch
Perry - Emily's Boyfriend (uncredited)
 1933 Ace of Aces
2nd Lt. Phil 'Pee Wee' Parker (uncredited)
 1933 The Power and the Glory
Student (uncredited)
 1933 State Fair
Harry Ware
 1929 The River of Romance
One of Elvira's Admirers (uncredited)

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He played Jack Travers in Rudolf Friml's operetta, "The Firefly," at the Blackstone Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Grazia Aurelia & Beverly Shearer (Nina); Gloria Ware (Geraldine Van Dare); Kay Dealya (Mrs. Oglesby Van Dare); Jack Goode (Jenkins); Gloria Evans (Suzette); Sparky Kaye (Pietro); Jack Baxley (Herr Franz) and ... See more »


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