Siegfried Carl Alban Rumann (October 11, 1884 – February 14, 1967), billed as Sig Rumann and Sig Ruman, was a German-American character actor known for his portrayals of pompous and often stereotypically Teutonic officials or villains in more than 100 films.
Movies & TV shows
Doom of Dracula
An EIGHT minute excerpt from the 1944 feature, House of Frankenstein, released in the 1960's to the 16mm & 8mm home movie market.
The Fortune Cookie
A cameraman is knocked over while filming a football game. The king of the ambulance chasing lawyers started a suit while his brother was still knocked out. The cameraman is against it until he learns...
Way... Way Out
An American couple run a lunar weather station next to a couple from the Soviet Union.
1 TV show
Hank is an American situation comedy which is perhaps most notable for being an early example of a program with a true series finale, in which the underlying premise of the series reaches a natural co...
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Daniel Boone is an American action-adventure television series starring Fess Parker as Daniel Boone that aired from September 24, 1964 to September 10, 1970 on NBC for 165 episodes, and was made by 20...
The Addams Family
A satirical inversion of the ideal of the perfect American nuclear family, they are an eccentric wealthy family who delight in everything grotesque and macabre, and are never really aware that people ...
Robin and the 7 Hoods
In prohibition-era Chicago, the corrupt sheriff and Guy Gisborne knocked off the boss Big Jim. Everyone falls in line behind Guy except Robbo, who is in charge of the north side. Robbo wants to keep h...
Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over so that they can get some information about the Allied invasion of Europe.
2 TV shows
The Danny Kaye Show
The Danny Kaye Show is an American variety show hosted by Danny Kaye that aired on CBS from 1963 to 1967 on Wednesday nights. Directed by Robert Scheerer, the show premiered in black-and-white, but la...
The Bradley family are proud owners of the Shady Rest Hotel. Kate and her three young daughters do the job of running the hotel.
One, Two, Three
C.R is the name of the person. MacNamara will do everything in his power to get a promotion within the Coca-Cola company. The teenage daughter of Hazeltine was known for her rebellion. In Berlin, wher...
The Errand Boy
Paramutual Pictures wants to know where their money is going so they have hired Morty to be their spy. Mr has a person named Morty who works for him. He will be able to have access to the lot if he sn...
1 TV show
Pete and Gladys
Pete and Gladys is an American situation comedy television series starring Harry Morgan and Cara Williams that aired on CBS on Mondays at 8:00 p.m. Eastern and Pacific time for two seasons, beginning ...
3 TV shows
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1959 to 1963. The series and several episode scripts were adapted from a 1951 collection of short stories of the same name, ...
Johnny Staccato is an American private detective series which ran for 27 episodes on NBC from September 10, 1959 through March 24, 1960.
One Step Beyond
Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond is an American anthology series created by Merwin Gerard. The original series ran for three seasons on ABC from January 1959 to July 1961.
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Lawman is an American western television series originally telecast on ABC from 1958 to 1962 starring John Russell as Marshal Dan Troop and featuring Peter Brown as Deputy Marshal Johnny McKay. The se...
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Roy Huggins is the creator of the American Western television series "maverick". The show ran from September 22, 1957 to July 8, 1962 on ABC and starred James Garner as "Bret Maverick," an articulate ...
The Wings of Eagles
The story of Frank W is told here. "Spig" Wead is a Navy-flyer turned screenwriter.
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The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show is an American variety series hosted by Dinah Shore, and broadcast on NBC from October 1956 to June 1963. The series was sponsored by the Chevrolet Motor Division of General...
Many Rivers to Cross
Packaged and sold as an outdoor actioner, Many Rivers to Cross is as much a comedy as anything else. Robert Taylor stars as 18th century trapper Bushrod Gentry, who is himself entrapped into marriage ...
Judy and her grandpa run a trolley between a train depot and a ghost town in Nevada, near the California border. Three spies intent of tracking down an atomic missile gone astray arrive. When the trol...
Slip and the gang (Bowery Boys) foil foes of the exiled, incognito king of Truania (Sig Ruman).
The Glenn Miller Story
Glenn Miller's rise from obscurity and poverty to fame and wealth in the early 1940s is the subject of a vibrant tribute.
Living It Up
In the small town of Desert Hole, New Mexico, there is a railroad worker named Homer Flagg named Lewis. An old atomic proving ground is where he found the abandoned automobile. Steve Harris, Homer's d...
Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. In time they befriend and become romantically involved with the beautiful Haynes sisters who c...
3 Ring Circus
Two friends with no money, Jerry and Pete, are looking for a job together. They find employment working in a circus, but Jerry has different dreams. He would like to become a clown.
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Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation
The Kettles are in Paris along with their daughter-in-law's parents the Parkers. Pa tries to buy racy postcards. He also gets in big trouble when he is given a letter to deliver to Adolph Wade, a spy ...
By the early 1900s, the extraordinary Houdini earned an international reputation for his theatrical tricks and daring feats of extrication from shackles, ropes, handcuffs and... Scotland Yard's jails....
General Electric Theater
General Electric Theater is an American anthology series hosted by Ronald Reagan that was broadcast on CBS radio and television. The series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Rel...
It's a dreary Christmas 1944 for the American POWs in Stalag 17 and the men in Barracks 4, all sergeants, have to deal with a grave problem—there seems to be a security leak.
O. Henry's Full House
Five O. Henry stories, each separate. The primary one from the critic's acclaim was "The Cop and the Anthem". Soapy tells fellow bum Horace that he is going to get arrested so he can spend the winter ...
The World in His Arms
A boisterous sea captain in the Pacific Coast, circa 1850, has a plan to buy Alaska from the Russians… if they don’t kill him first.
Father Is a Bachelor
Johnny Rutledge is a drifter who comes to and discovers a cabin in the forest where five kids: January, February, March, April, and May are living without parents. Their parents died a while ago, and ...
The story concerns two agents, one Mexican and one American, who are tasked to stop the transportation of Mexican migrant workers across the border to California. One of the agents went undercover as ...
The Emperor Waltz
At the turn of the 20th century, travelling salesman Virgil Smith journeys to Vienna in the hope he can sell a gramophone to Emperor Franz Joseph, whose purchase of the recent American invention could...
If You Knew Susie
In the small town of Brookford, everybody can trace their ancestors back to the Revolutionary War, except Sam and Susie Parker. One day, however, they find a letter written by George Washington that m...
Give My Regards to Broadway
A family vaudeville act is threatened when the eldest son is offered a contract to play baseball. Musical.
Mother Wore Tights
In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley (class of 1900) goes to San Francisco to attend business school, but ends up in a chorus line. Soon, star Frank Burt notices her talent, hires...
A Night in Casablanca
The Marx Brothers are employed at a hotel in postwar Casablanca, where a ring of Nazis is trying to recover a cache of stolen treasure.
Faithful in My Fashion
Hoping to find everything just as he had left it four years ago, soldier Jeff Compton, who is home on a two-week furlough, visits the New York City department store in which he worked and surprises hi...
Night and Day
Swellegant and elegant. Delux and delovely. Cole Porter was the most sophisticated name in 20th-century songwriting. And to play him on screen, Hollywood chose debonair icon Cary Grant. Grant stars fo...
Men in Her Diary
Singer/Dancer Peggy Ryan neither sings nor dances in this comedy in which she plays a secretary, whose life has no romance because she devotes all of her time to her attractive older sister. But she d...
A Royal Scandal
Catherine the Great falls in love with an army officer who is plotting against her.
The Dolly Sisters
Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 1900s. Fictionalized biography with lots of songs.
She Went to the Races
A group of scientists are working on a system for picking winners. There is a lot of comedy.
House of Frankenstein
An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.
It Happened Tomorrow
A young turn-of-the-century newspaper man finds he can get hold of the next day's paper. This brings more problems than fortune, especially as his new girlfriend is part of a phony clairvoyant act.
Linda Darnell plays a beautiful Russian peasant in this moody Sirk melodrama, based on Chekhov's "The Shooting Party." Trying to pull herself out of serf-ish poverty, she works her charms on an engage...
Sweet Rosie O'Grady
An American singer becomes engaged to an English duke, but is continuously pestered over her past as a burlesque dancer by a reporter from her hometown.
They Came to Blow Up America
Based on a true incident that occurred in 1942 when nine Nazi saboteurs were put ashore on the coast of Long Island, New York, by submarine, with orders to blow up various defense installations.
The Song of Bernadette
In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all assume it to be...
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are involved in the war effort.
Zandra, the white princess of a lost civilization, comes to Tarzan for help when the Nazis invade the jungle with plans to conquer her people and take their wealth. After the Nazis shoot at Tarzan and...
A French diplomat who's recovered from amnesia is blackmailed over crimes he can't remember.
Dana Andrews plays Bill Roberts, an American radio commentator station in Berlin in the months before Pearl Harbor. Having witnessed Nazi brutalities first hand, Roberts hopes to alert his listeners o...
Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen
Detective Ellery Queen aids Free Dutch agents battle Nazi spies over a prize of industrial diamonds.
To Be or Not to Be
During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.
Remember Pearl Harbor
A man tries to redeem himself after ducking out on his comrades before the fatal attack.
Johnny Williams is a newsreel photographer who was stationed in China and Burma during the early stages of World War II. After being captured by the Japanese, he escapes from a concentration camp with...
Breakdowns of 1941
Blooper out-takes from Torrid Zone, Four Mothers, The Wagons Roll at Night, The Sea Wolf, No Time for Comedy, The Bride Came C.O.D., and Affectionately Yours, among other Warner Brother productions of...
A movie-making publicity man screwball comedy about a movie producer who wants to create publicity for his latest project. He decides to have three men pose as spies, disrupting the opening, but thin...
So Ends Our Night
An anti-Nazi on the run and a young Jewish couple race across Europe trying to escape Hitler's ever powerful influence.
Circumstance, an old flame and a mother-in-law drive a happily married couple to the verge of divorce and insanity.
A psychiatrist sacrifices everything for his research.
The Man Who Lost Himself
John Evans encounters his lookalike, Malcolm Scott. When Scott is killed in an accident, Evans finds himself mistaken for Scott and decides to do some good in his new role.
That Uncertain Feeling
A happily married woman sees a psychoanalyst and develops doubts about her husband.
This Woman Is Mine
Three seafaring fur traders fall in love with a female stowaway they discover aboard their ship. Many adventures follow.
The Wagons Roll at Night
The carnival operator tries to end his sister's relationship with a lion tamer.
In order to avoid an arranged marriage with a man she doesn't love, Sarah Millick runs off to Vienna with her music teacher, Carl Linden, whom she does love. They are married. In Vienna, they struggle...
A hermit's idyllic life on an island is disturbed by the arrival of a bunch of cutthroats.
An American reporter smuggling news out of Soviet Moscow is blackmailed into helping a beautiful Communist leave the country.
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
The story of the doctor who thought it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis is true.
Four Sons is a 1940 film directed by Archie Mayo. It stars Don Ameche and Eugenie Leontovich. It is a remake of the 1928 film of the same name.
I Was an Adventuress
Posing as the fabulously glamorous Countess Tanya Vronsky, a poor young ballet dancer and her two accomplices are really a team of skilled con artists! They mingle with Europe's high society, always l...
Sky and Linda meet on vacation and become engaged. When Sky introduces Linda to his best friend, Jeff, Linda and Jeff fall in love and marry. But Jeff's work puts a strain on the marriage and a divorc...
Confessions of a Nazi Spy
FBI agent Ed Renard investigates the pre-War espionage activities of the German-American Bund.
A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest.
Movie star Brooks Mason tries to avoid his fans and spend some weeks on vacation. When Hawaiian plantage-owner George Smith is mistaken by Mason's fans for Mason and brought to Mason's home. They deci...
Never Say Die
Bob Hope is being followed by a predatory widow who is a widow of wealthy husbands many times. Martha Raye is a Texan heiress who wants to marry her boyfriend Andy Devine, but her father is determined...
Only Angels Have Wings
Geoff Carter is the head of a crumbling air freight service in desperate need of a replacement pilot. He is forced to hire a descredited aviator who arrives with his wife, Carter's ex-lover. Meanwhile...
Ferdinand de Lesseps, disappointed in love, is sent as a junior diplomat to the Isthmus of Suez, and realizes it's just the place for a canal.
I'll Give a Million
After saving a tramp from suicide, a millionaire takes his clothing and disappears. Word is out that he will give a million dollars to anyone who is kind to a tramp.
Girls on Probation
A dizzy young girl falls into crime but wins her lawyer's heart.
The Saint in New York
A crime spree in New York forces the police commissioner to turn to Englishman Simon Templar, who fights lawlessness and corruption through unorthodox methods. Templar sets his sights on individual cr...
Paradise for Three
A businessman mingles with German laborers to learn more about their lives.
A Day at the Races
Doctor Hugo Hackenbush, Tony, and Stuffy try and save Judy's farm by winning a big race with her horse. There are a few problems. Hackenbush runs a high priced clinic for the wealthy who don't know he...
A federal agent goes to work for a taxi company believing it to be a front for a gang of counterfeiters.
Swiss hotel ski instructor (Henie) falls in love with a man (Power) who goes skiing every morning.
Love Under Fire
A supense-thriller-comedy set against the backdrop of the Spanish Civil War.
Aunt Dete takes her to the mountains to live with her grumpy paternal grandfather, who is also an orphan. She brings her grandfather back into mountain society through her sweet ways. The grandfather ...
When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.
An opera star's manager tries to stop her romance with a penniless singer.
The Great Hospital Mystery
A nurse's brother who's pursued by the mob, hides out in a hospital by pretending to be a patient.
On the Avenue
A new Broadway show starring Gary Blake shamelessly lampoons the rich Carraway family. To get her own back, daughter Mimi sets out to ensnare Blake, but the courtship is soon for real, to the annoyanc...
This Is My Affair
President McKinley has a question for the lieutenant. Richard L is an individual. A very well briefed Mid-Western bank robbers are based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, which is why Perry is going undergrou...
An Englishman impersonates an imprisoned German officer and "returns" to Germany to become a national hero. A female German spy is assigned to check him out but falls in love with him.
A Parisian sewer worker longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to war.
Thank You, Mr. Moto
Mr. Moto Heads to China on a quest for seven ancient scrolls that reveal the location of Genghis Khan's tomb—a crypt filled with fabulous treasure! But Moto isn't the only one stalking the scrolls—so ...
Think Fast, Mr. Moto
When his import/export business infiltrated by international diamond smugglers, Mr. Moto must follow a trail of clues littered with beautiful women, glittering gems and deadly assassins. Making his wa...
The Princess Comes Across
A Swedish princess boards an ocean liner in Europe en route to an acting career in America, and finds herself getting inconveniently attached to a bandleader returning home. To complicate matters, a b...
The Bold Caballero
In Spanish California, the Commandant is making life difficult for the colonials. While trying to help, Zorro is charged with the murder of the new Governor, but in the end he wins the battle against ...
Two members of a crew of "sandhogs", men who work on an underwater tunnel project, battle each other over the same woman and a rival team of sandhogs to see who will finish their half of the tunnel fi...
Claire Trevor walks out on her fiance Lew Ayres in search of adventure. She gets more than she bargained for when she stumbles upon a gang of bootleggers. Ayres comes to the rescue with the help of a ...
A Night at the Opera
The Marx Brothers take on high society and the opera world to bring two lovers together. A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating t...
East of Java
Survivors of a shipwreck find refuge on a tropical island--but so do the ship's cargo of lions and tigers.
The Wedding Night
While working on a novel in his country home in Connecticut, married writer Tony Barrett (Cooper) becomes attracted to Manya (Sten), the daughter of a neighboring farmer. Manya is not happy about her ...
The Farmer Takes a Wife
A farmer tries to convince a girl to leave her life on a canal boat to live with him on his farm.
The World Moves On
Two families, cotton merchants in England and America, with branches in France and Prussia swear to stand by each other in a belief that a great business firmly established in four countries will be a...
There is unease in a pre-WWII world. Marie is kidnapped in France by sailors looking for pleasure and taken aboard a ship on a shady mission, then thrown off at Yucatan. She winds up singing in a cafe...
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