Ralf Harolde (born Ralph Harold Wigger, May 17, 1899 – November 1, 1974) was an American character actor, who often played gangsters. Between 1920 and 1963, he appeared in 99 films, including Jimmy the Gent, Night Nurse, Baby Take a Bow, A Tale of Two Cities, Our Relations, and Murder, My Sweet. Harolde was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and died in Santa Monica, California.
Movies & TV shows
1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond
Jack Diamond and his sickly brother arrive in prohibition New York as jewelry thieves. After a spell in jail, the coldly ambitious Diamond hits on the idea of stealing from thieves himself and sets ab...
Surfside 6 was an ABC television series which aired from 1960 to 1962. The show centered on a Miami Beach detective agency set on a houseboat and featured Troy Donahue as Sandy Winfield II; Van Willia...
A college student takes a break and goes out to sea with his father, the captain of a shark-hunting boat. When his inexperience results in an accident in which his father and a crewman are badly injur...
Assigned to Danger
A gang of bank robbers is pursued by an insurance investigator.
Behind Locked Doors
Behind the locked doors of a mental institution lies crooked politician Judge Drake, who is free from prosecution so long as he pretends to be crazy. To get the goods on Drake, private detective Ross ...
The Crimson Key
Larry Morgan (Kent Taylor), a private detective, is hired by a woman who wants Larry to trail her husband. The husband is murdered and, shortly afterwards, the wife is also killed. Larry shuffles thro...
In a series of flashbacks, shows that attorney John Morland has given a lift to a hitchhiker who turns out to be a murderer. As a result, Morland himself is implicated in a killing. A pair of detectiv...
Jewels of Brandenburg
A former secret agent is sent to retrieve a priceless collection of stolen jewels from a Lisbon nightclub owner who worked both sides during World War II.
Murder, My Sweet
Philip Marlowe was hired by the oafish Moosefish to find his former girlfriend. He was hired to accompany a playboy to buy back some jewels. When the exchange results in the playboy's murder, Marlowe ...
Baby Face Morgan
This homey little comedy is predicated on the notion that bucolic country boy Morgan (Richard Cromwell) is the son of a notorious Roaring-Twenties racketeer. Morgan Senior's former gang, pining for th...
Two con artists arrive in a western boom town that they think is ripe for the pickings, only to get swindled themselves.
Gangsters, nightclubs and the Roaring '20s.
There's something very odd about Romano, a notorious gangster serving time in the federal pen. For one thing, Romano doesn't sound much like himself. For another, he always seems to be hiding somethin...
Police detectives battle the League of Murdered Men, a gang of resurrected dead criminals.
Lucky Devils casts the mismatched duo as a pair of intrepid newsreel cameramen. When they're not risking their lives coverning the Hot Spots of the world, Dick (Arlen) and Andy (Devine) busy themselve...
A down-on-his luck businessman organizes an excursion to Sir Henry Morgan's Island for a treasure hunt only to encounter a mysterious phantom and murder.
Ridin' on a Rainbow
When the showboat hits town, two men use the parade as a distraction to rob the bank. Their accomplice is Pop, the clown from the showboat. He leaves the money on the boat and tells his daughter Patsy...
Bad Man of Deadwood
Roy and Gabby fight bad guys to save the town of Deadwood.
Rags to Riches
A framed cabby rounds up fur thieves and saves his opera-singer girlfriend.
Her Husband Lies
J. Ward Thomas of Park Avenue leads a double life as an investment broker and as notorious gambler Spade Martin, despite the protests of his beautiful wife Natalie, a nightclub singer who retired when...
One Mile From Heaven
A female journalist travels to a new neighborhood after getting a (false) lead and is surprised by what she finds.
The Accusing Finger
A district attorney sends a young man to the electric chair, then lands in the death house himself.
Bonnie Brewster (Claire Trevor) and "Packy" Campbell (Brian Donlevy), rival reporters on competing newspapers, team up to put an end to a smuggling gang that brings illegal aliens to the United States...
Two sailors get caught in a mountain of mix-ups when they meet their long- lost twins. Two people play themselves and their children.
15 Maiden Lane
Insurance investigator Trevor pretends to be a thief to enter a gang of jewel thieves.
A Man Betrayed
A businessman during the Great Depression discovers that his partners are crooked con-men, and he tries to make things right for the stockholders, but gets framed.
Song and Dance Man
Julia and Hap are a dance team. He drinks and gambles, she succeeds for a while with the help of producer Alan.
The Little Red Schoolhouse
Upset by discipline at school, a 17-year-old runs away to New York City and learns there are worse problems than going to his little red school house.
Band leader Jack Conrad is impressed by prison inmate Ray Ferrera on saxophone. Conrad hires Ray to join his band and tour upon his release. Ray hooks up with Jean, a dancer in the show, and the two b...
A young woman who works in the movie business buys a sweepstakes ticket that turns out to be a winner. Her stroke of luck changes her life around--and not necessarily for the better.
Ann Grey is wrongly convicted of murder. On her way to prison a car accident gives her the opportunity to escape. She is helped by young lawyer Tony Baxter. He hides her from the police, as well as hi...
Silk Hat Kid
Eddie Howard, a fast-thinking, two-fisted bodyguard, is hired by nightclub-owner Tim Martin to protect him from chiseling gangsters operating an extortion-racket. But Eddie meets and falls in love wit...
If You Could Only Cook
An auto engineer (Herbert Marshall) and a professor's daughter (Jean Arthur) pose as married servants in a mobster's (Leo Carrillo) mansion.
Great God Gold
Greed, ambition and hunger-for-power drive John Hart, a New-York-City stock-market broker, into crooked dealings and deception, but he doesn't realize that those he ruined will seek vengeance. He meet...
He Was Her Man
A safecracker goes straight after doing a stretch for a bum rap. He agrees to do one last job for his "pals".
She Loves Me Not
A cabaret dancer witnesses a murder and is forced to hide from gangsters by disguising herself as a male Princeton student.
Baby Take a Bow
Eddie Ellison is an ex-con who spent time in Sing-Sing prison. Kay marries him as soon as he serves his time. Five years later, Eddie and his ex-convict buddy Larry, have both gone straight, and Eddie...
The Witching Hour
Jack Brookfield, a gambler with clairvoyant and hypnotic powers, is able to win at cards through his unique gift. But when he inadvertently hypnotizes young Clay Thorne, Thorne kills an enemy of Brook...
Jimmy the Gent
An unpolished racketeer, whose racket is finding heirs for unclaimed fortunes, affects ethics and tea-drinking manners to win back the sweetheart who now works for his seemingly upright competitor.
The dangers of flying at night are told in the story of South American mail pilots.
An ex-con uses his street smarts to become a successful photojournalist.
A reporter sets out to prove that his girlfriend was framed and sent to prison.
I'm No Angel
The bold Tira works as dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. Out of an urgent need of money, she agrees to a risky new number: she'll put her head into a lion's muzzle! With this attraction the cir...
The darkest side of Tinseltown is depicted in this drama that centers upon a Hollywood columnist determined to reveal the awful truth about entertainment business.
Winner Take All
Overworked boxer Jim goes to a health ranch in New Mexico to recover where he falls in love with Peggy and her sickly son. Once recovered, Jim leaves to return to the ring. Can their romance survive t...
An elderly gentleman arrives for an extended stay with his grown son in Chicago.
Safe in Hell
To avoid the rigors of the law, Gilda flees New Orleans and hides on a Caribbean island where the worst criminals can ask for asylum. Besieged by the scum of the earth, Gilda will soon find out that s...
The Secret Witness
A wealthy, cheating husband is found murdered in his penthouse apartment. The police soon arrest a suspect, but the victim's downstairs neighbor believes the man is innocent and sets out to prove who ...
A young radio repairman becomes involved with gangsters and one of their girlfriends when he repairs their radio.
Are These Our Children
A tale of juvenile delinquency, about a high-school student neglecting his studies, partying hard, falling in with the wrong crowd and finally finding himself on trial for murder committed during a ro...
The founding father has an extramarital affair and meets with the likes of Thomas Jefferson.
A lost submarine discovers a secret island where dinosaurs still live. The film, 20 minutes long, was scrapped by RKO. Approximately 4 minutes survived.
Two brothers' trip to the big city to do a little gambling results in a fateful turn of events.
Lora Hart got a job as a nurse in the hospital. After completing her training, she goes to work as a night nurse for two small children who seem to be very sick, but something much more sinister is ha...
Check and Double Check
Amos and Andy trying to make a go of their "open-air" taxi business while they get caught up in a society hassle, involving driving musicians to a fancy party.
A circus performer falls in love with the son of a plantation owner in antebellum New Orleans. When the young man's stepmother objects to the wedding, the couple has to decide if they can make their r...
Bill O'Brien is promoted to lieutenant in the police department for his arrest of Mike Patello, gang leader and racketeer, for murder. Ruth Dale, who loves Bill, is concerned when her brother, Johnny,...
A carnival sideshow dancer falls in love with a handsome young man.
Hook, Line and Sinker
Two fast-talking insurance salesmen meet Mary, who is running away from her wealthy mother, and they agree to help her run a hotel that she owns. When they find out that the hotel is run down and near...
Rose Manning swears revenge for the unjust slaying of her father by Inspector McArthur. Five years later, as a nightclub hostess, she is sought by Chuck Gaines, secretly a bootlegger, but she centers ...
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