George Meeker (March 5, 1904 – August 19, 1984) was an American character film and Broadway actor.A graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Meeker made several films such as Crime, Inc. (1945) and A Thief in the Dark (1928), and he played an uncredited part in All Through the Night (1941).Meeker has a star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard in the Motion Pictures section of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.Meeker's Broadway credits include Conflict (1929), Back Here (1928), Judy (1927), A Lady's Virtue (1925), and Judy Drops In (1924).
Movies & TV shows
3 Movies · 1 TV show
Racket Squad is an American TV crime drama series starring Reed Hadley as Captain John Braddock, a fictional detective working for the San Francisco, California Police Department. The show aired in s...
Wells Fargo Gunmaster
Rocky Lane, Special Investigator for Wells Fargo, shows up just in time to save the stage from being robbed. Unable to find the mastermind, or even the outlaws who rob the stage, Rocky goes undercover...
Spoilers of the Plains
An experimental weather satellite and a missile base are at stake when Roy discovers foreign agents around his ranch.
Government Agents vs Phantom Legion
Two federal agents battle a gang that hijacks trucks carrying materials vital for the security of the country and sells them to foreign powers.
Twilight in the Sierras
Roy is a United States Marshal tracking down a counterfeiting ring and hunting down a mountain lion. Songs: "It's One Wonderful Day," "Rootin' Tootin' Cowboy," "Pancho's Rancho" and the title song.
The Invisible Monster
Man-woman team of investigators uncover a gang whose mad scientist leader has developed an invisibility chemical and plans to build a mercenary army of invisible men.
Travellers board a flight, unaware that other passengers might be spies and counterspies, complete with secret documents, poison and elaborate plans to engage in international espionage!
Ranger of Cherokee Strip
Having been framed for murder, the half-breed Joe Bearclaws (Douglas Kennedy) escapes from jail and Ranger Steve Howard (Monte Hale) goes after him. He catches up with him in the Cherokee Strip where ...
Omoo-Omoo the Shark God
The curse of a shark god follows a group of people who have violated a sacred jungle idol.
Words and Music
Encomium to Larry Hart (1895-1943), seen through the fictive eyes of his song-writing partner, Richard Rodgers (1902-1979): from their first meeting, through lean years and their breakthrough, to thei...
One Touch of Venus
Fantasy comedy about a young window dresser who kisses a statue of Venus, which then comes to life in the form of Ava Gardner. The problems begin, however, when Venus falls in love with him.
The Denver Kid
When Border Patrol Lieutenant Roberts is killed, it appears that his brother Tim was the killer. To clear the Robert's name for his boss, Lieutenant Rocky Lane heads south of the border posing as an o...
Jimmy Wakely and "Cannonball" find the body of Don Muquel after he has been shot and robbed by henchmen Ramsay and Sturgis. Jimmy is accused of the crime by Jose Esteban but the latter's rich uncle, D...
The Gay Ranchero
Manzanita Springs ia a combination small airline and spa and Vance Brados wants it. He pays their mechanic to have the planes run out of fuel so his men can rob the gold shipments and kill the pilots....
Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady.
Roy is an oil prospector. His efforts to get drilling rights on an old Spanish land grant are countered by gamblers from an off-shore gambling boat determined to control the land (and oil) themselves....
The Case Of The Baby-Sitter
The baby sitter is none other than veteran Hollywood tough guy Tom Neal. A private detective, Neal is hired to keep an eye on the child of married couple George Meeker and Rebel Randall. Actually, Mee...
Road to Rio
After accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus, two out of work musicians, Scat Sweeney and Hot Lips Barton, went away on board a Rio bound ship. Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpec...
Just Before Dawn
In the 7th film of the "Crime Doctor" series based on the radio program, Dr. Robert Ordway is summoned to take attend a diabetic, and gives an injection of insulin taken from a bottle in the patient's...
Her Sister's Secret
A WWII tale of romance that begins during New Orlean's "Mardi Gras" celebration when a soldier and a girl meet and fall in love. He asks her to marry him but she decides to wait until his next leave. ...
Angel on My Shoulder
Gangster Eddie Kagel is killed by a trusted lieutenant and finds himself in Harry Redmond Jr's special effects Hell, where Nick/The Devil sees that he is an-exact double for a judge of whom Nick doesn...
Home in Oklahoma
In this Roy Rogers entry, featuring a song written by Oklahoma Governor Roy J. Turner (making him and Lousiania's Jimmie Davis and Texas' W.E. "Pappy" O'Daniel possibly the only state governors to wri...
Below the Deadline
A veteran, Joe Hilton (Warren Douglas), returns from the war to find that his brother Jeffrey Hilton (George Meeker), a gangster, has been killed. His quest for revenge leads him to take over his brot...
Murder Is My Business
Michael Shayne is a private detective who is disliked greatly by Pete Rafferty, local chief of police detectives. Rafferty notifies the newspaper press that he is going to close Shayne's agency, just ...
A crime reporter writes book to expose names and methods of the criminal leaders. He is held on a charge after refusing to explain how he got his information, but is released and helps to expose the s...
The Crime Doctor's Warning
A criminal psychologist treats an artist whose blackouts coincide with a series of murders.
Vicki Morrison is the niece of the irascible old scoundrel Uncle William Morrison. When Vicki's boyfriend and owner of a Broadway nightclub Duke Randall needs $63,000 in a hurry, Vicki fakes her own k...
Black Market Babies
Two bit hood Eddie Condon (Kane Richmond) sells babies under the counter. A highly lucrative racket he soon finds out. But when will the police get wise to this highly immoral scheme of his? And will ...
The Red Dragon
Chan is faced with suspects in a stolen atomic bomb formula case, that are being killed with bullets that are not fired from a gun.
Mountie Matt O'Brien was assigned to escort Miss Owens to the remote outpost. When he finds an illegal mining operation that is moving gold across the border, his superior sergeant is there. Means tha...
Come Out Fighting
The police commissioner asks some local street kids to toughen up his sissy son.
The Big Show-Off
A shy songwriter (Arthur Lake) pretends to be a championship wrestler known as "The Devil" in order to impress a pretty nightclub singer (Dale Evans).
Docks of New York
The East Side Kids are pursued by killers seeking a stolen necklace.
Mr. Muggs Rides Again
After having been framed by gamblers, Muggs is barred from riding in horse races. Snce he can no longer race, he takes up a collection so Ma Brown, who owns the horses won't have her stable foreclosed...
Song of Nevada
When John's plane makes an emergency landing, he wanders off and joins Roy's cattle drive. He was killed when his plane crashed. He learns his daughter is going to marry a man he doesn't like. He give...
Up in Arms
Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted and accidentally smuggles his girlfriend aboard his Pacific-bound troopship.
The Port of 40 Thieves
A widow confesses she murdered her husband and kills two more people before her stepdaughter and an attorney prove her wrong.
Marriage Is a Private Affair
Theo has had many boyfriends who wanted to marry her. Since her mother, Mrs. Selworth, has been married many times, Theo is unsure of commitment. Without much thought, she finally accepts the proposal...
Seven Doors to Death
An architect (Chick Chandler) studies the doors of six shops and an apartment house to solve a gem theft/double murder.
I Accuse My Parents
Ignored by his alcoholic parents, Jimmy Wilson starts hanging around with some shady characters. After falling in love with a lounge singer, Jimmy tries to impress her by doing jobs for her shady boss...
Dead Man's Eyes
Artist David Stuart is blinded by a jealous assistant / model. His fiance's father generously offers his eyes for a sight restoring operation. There's only one hitch: Stuart has to wait until after th...
The Ox-Bow Incident
Gil Carter and Art Croft ride into a small Nevada town plagued by cattle thieves. Initially suspected of being the rustlers themselves, Carter and Croft eventually join a posse out to get the criminal...
Son of Dracula
Carpathian Count Alucard is invited to the U.S. by a young heiress. Her boyfriend and local officials are suspicious of the newcomer, who is interested in the "virile" soil of the new world.
In December 1941, an American expatriate and a former lover meet in Casablanca, Morocco.
A radio reporter begins to suspect that a commentator at his station may be using her position to broadcast shipping information to enemy spies. With the help of the girl's sister, he sets out to expo...
FBI agents Carl Becker and John Trent raid a New York hotel, sending Nazi spies to an upstate hunting lodge.
The Male Animal
The trustees of Midwestern University have forced three teachers out of their jobs for being suspected communists. Trustee Ed Keller has also threatened mild mannered English Professor Tommy Turner, b...
Murder in the Big House
When a prisoner on Death Row is "accidentally" killed just before his execution, a reporter smells something fishy...
Three ex-cons buy a luggage shop to tunnel into the bank vault next door. But despite all they can do, the shop prospers...
Circumstance, an old flame and a mother-in-law drive a happily married couple to the verge of divorce and insanity.
Marry the Boss's Daughter
Young man from Kansas goes to New York to work for his tycoon-hero. His superiors won't listen to his ideas about business, but the boss and his daughter do.
Given a pardon from jail, Roy Earle gets back into the swing of things as he robs a swanky resort.
The Singing Hill
If a young lady gives up her inheritance the local ranchers will lose their free grazing land.
You're in the Army Now
Incompetent door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesmen become enlisted without their knowledge.
Free, Blonde and 21
Stories of women who live in an all-women hotel. One (Bari) works hard and marries a millionaire; another (Hughes) cheats and goes to jail.
Michael Shayne: Private Detective
Millionaire sportsman Hiram Brighton hires gumshoe Michael Shayne to keep his spoiled daughter Phyllis away from racetrack betting windows and roulette wheels. After Phyllis slips away and continues h...
Gone with the Wind
The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman's destructive "March to the Sea,”...
A Child Is Born
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
Rough Riders' Round-up
Roy Rogers is a cowboy who joins the Border Patrol, only to have his buddy Tommy get killed at a local saloon. Determined to get revenge at any cost, Roy and Rusty cross the border in search of Arizon...
Everything's on Ice
Comedy about a little girl who's uncle makes her an ice skating star, only to take all of her money.
Escape to Paradise
An American tourist in South America finds love and unexpected trouble.
Nick Carter, Master Detective
A new fighter plane is being manufactured at the Radex Airplane Factory, and Detective Nick Carter is brought in to foil the spies.
The Kid From Texas
A loud-mouthed Texas cowpuncher tries his hand at polo finding himself at odds with high society and trying to save a floundering Wild West show.
It's a Wonderful World
Detective Guy Johnson's client, Willie Heywood, was framed for murder. While Guy hides him so he can catch the real killer, both of them are arrested by the police, tried, convicted and sentenced to p...
Wings of the Navy
Jerry is trying to beat his brother, a naval aviator. Jerry can give it back, even though his brother is tough on him and protective of him.
The Lady and the Mob
Hattie Leonard sets out to break a criminal gang controlling the dry cleaning business.
All Women Have Secrets
When they decide they might as well be penniless husbands and wives as penniless campus sweethearts, three couples at a Midwestern university, against the advice of their friends, get married. Joe and...
The second of a series of four features Monogram made based on the comic strip by Hal Forrest (Universal also used the strip characters in two serials), finds a movie company shooting a war picture at...
The Long Shot
A racetrack melodrama, The Long Shot features Marsha Hunt and Gordon Jones as trainers of a thoroughbred horse. Despite the rivalries of their parents, the couple prepares to jointly enter the Santa A...
The Roaring Twenties
After World War I, Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of ...
Swanee River is a 1940 American biopic about Stephen Foster, a songwriter from Pittsburgh who falls in love with the South, marries a Southern girl, then is accused of sympathizing when the Civil War ...
Smashing the Rackets
Jim 'Socker' Conway, former boxer and FBI hero, is maneuvered for political reasons into a do-nothing job in the district attorney's office. Meanwhile, he meets wild debutante Letty Lane, girlfriend o...
Danger on the Air
This murder mystery is set behind-the-scenes of a radio station. the trouble begins when a hated cad of a sponsor is found murdered during the climax of a live radio show.
The Austrian princess Marie Antoinette is going to marry the future king of France in order to gain favor with the other countries. Marie is an avid flirt and indulges in various hobbies. The French p...
Owner of salon catering to fat society dames must deal with a dull fiance, a romantic stranger, the jealous blond who loves him, and the lecherous husband of a client.
Eleanor and her parents are hunting big game, acompanied by her wimpish fiance.
History Is Made at Night
A romantic headwaiter fights to save a woman from her possessive ex-husband.
Music for Madame
An Italian immigrant singer, Nino, hoping to succeed in Hollywood, falls in with a gang of crooks who use his talent to distract everyone at a party while they steal the jewels.
The Man Who Found Himself
Young Jim Stanton is a conscientious surgeon, but spends too many off-duty hours pursuing his passion for aviation to suit his stuffy father. When it is discovered that a passenger killed in a plane t...
On Again-Off Again
This wacky vaudeville-style romp casts the irreverent comedy team as feuding co-owners of a drug company, William “Willy” Hobbs (Wheeler) and Claude Augustus Horton (Woolsey), who agree to wrestle eac...
Escape by Night
Runyonesque crooks on the lam hide out on blind man's pastoral farm and decide to go straight.
The Westland Case
A detective must solve a case where a girl was murdered in a room--and all the doors and windows were locked from the inside.
Charlie Mason and Rusty Fleming are star reporters on a Chicago tabloid who are romantically involved as well. Although skilled in ferreting out great stories, they often behave in an unprofessional a...
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Longfellow Deeds lives in a small town, leading a small town kind of life. When a relative dies and leaves Deeds a fortune, Longfellow moves to the big city where he becomes an instant target for ever...
Small Town Girl
Kay is a girl living in a small rural town whose life is just too dull and repetitious to bear. One night, she meets young, handsome, and rich Bob Dakin, who asks her for directions while drunk and th...
A young woman graduates from a New York City law school, returns to her small hometown, and finds her first case is defending a childhood friend accused of murder. Director Lewis Seiler's 1936 courtro...
Beware Of Ladies
An unhappily married newspaper reporter discovers she's being used as a pawn in a scheme to discredit the political candidate she's been assigned to write about.
Walking on Air
A strong-willed young woman hires a student to impersonate a boorish French count and brings him home to meet her parents.
The Country Doctor
A doctor has a rough time obtaining the money for his services in a lumber town until he delivers quintuplets.
Believing his wife to be unfaithful, a husband deserts her and his child. Destitute, the woman is forced to take a job as a tango dancer.
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.
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 ...
Oil For The Lamps Of China
An American oil company representative almost sacrifices his marriage for his career.
Murder on a Honeymoon
A schoolteacher and amateur sleuth suspects foul play when a fellow passenger on a seaplane gets sick and dies. The third and final film with Edna May Oliver and James Gleason as the astute schoolteac...
Roscoe the Rainmaker is invited to California (with sidekick "Billy") to relieve a terrible dry spell and to save the community from an unscrupulous businessman who stands to profit from the drought
Remember Last Night?
After a night of wild partying at a friend's house, a couple wake up to discover the party's host has been murdered in his bed.
Murder by Television
James Houghland, inventor of a new method by which television signals can be instantaneously sent anywhere in the world, refuses to sell the process to television companies, who then send agents to ac...
Little Man, What Now?
A young couple struggling against poverty must keep their marriage a secret in order for the husband to keep his job, as his boss doesn't like to hire married men.
Hips, Hips, Hooray!
Hips, Hips, Hooray! is a 1934 slapstick comedy film starring Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Ruth Etting, Thelma Todd, and Dorothy Lee.
Melody in Spring
Charlie Ruggles plays a souvenir-buff in quest of a real Swiss cowbell.
Expatriates and foreign correspondents mix in a Paris bistro...
Jim is a compulsive gambler. He meets Marge at a boarding house and they get married. His gambling causes problems. When he runs into old flame Valerie Marge leaves him. After a few years he returns, ...
I Believed in You
an aspiring writer and her boyfriend, a professional agitator head off to the Big Apple in search of good fortune. Unfortunately, the agitator soon finds himself in trouble with the cops. Meanwhile th...
Managing Editor Brad Bradshaw refuses to run a story linking the disappearance of Frank Canfield with embezzlement of the bank. He considers Frank a straight shooter and he goes easy on the story. Eve...
The Richest Girl in the World
Millionairess Dorothy Hunter is tired of finding out that her boyfriends love her for her money, and equally weary of losing eligible beaus who don't want to be considered fortune-hunters. That's why...
The Dragon Murder Case
Wonderful idea to give a party with people who dislike each other. Late at night, everyone decides to go into the pool, except Stamm, who is drunk. Montague dives in as does Greeff and Leland, but onl...
Tycoon J.L. Higgins controls his whole family, but one of his sons- in-law, Dan Brooks and his daughter Alice are fed up with that. Brooks quits his job as manager of J.L.'s paper box factory and devo...
King for a Night
A prizefighter is convicted of a murder that was actually committed by his sister.
On the back of the Wall Street Crash of 1929, a young business man is about to commit suicide. With the note to his wife scribbled down and a gun in his hand, he notices a thick envelope addressed to ...
Night of Terror
The heirs of a family fortune must attend a seance at the old family mansion. Throughout the night members of the family are being killed off one by one.
After tricking him into marriage, a woman tries to win the love of her philandering husband.
Daniel Pardway, starting with almost nothing after the great Chicago fire, builds the biggest department store in town. He wants to pass on the business to his three sons and daughter, but has to deal...
The Life of Jimmy Dolan
A champion boxer has cultivated a wholesome image for himself, but he is a boozer and womanizer behind the scenes. Intoxicated at a party, he punches a reporter who threatens to expose his hypocrisy, ...
Song of the Eagle
This drama centers on the fight for certain post-Prohibitionist groups to gain total control over the liquor industry. Much of the tale is focused upon a family endeavoring to keep their little brewer...
Chance at Heaven
A young bride thinks she's landed the perfect husband until he falls for a spoiled-rotten socialite.
The Match King
Unscrupulous Chicago janitor Paul Kroll uses deceit to fund a return trip to his homeland of Sweden. There, via ongoing continuing deceit and manipulation, he gradually attains a monopoly on the match...
Tess of the Storm Country
When Captain Howland decides that his daughter Tess is getting a bit to old to continue to go to sea with him, they move into a small cottage on the coast of Maine, but not for long. A local millionai...
The Famous Ferguson Case
A foreword warns against the peril of yellow journalism, and the story illustrates it by following events in the upstate New York town of Cornwall after prominant financier George Ferguson is killed. ...
A woman's love for and devotion to a married man results in her being relegated to the "back streets" of his life.
A Fool's Advice
An elevator operator invents a machine that he believes can help to defeat a corrupt politician in the city's upcoming mayoral election.
Fireman, Save My Child
Joe Grant is an inventor, fireman and baseball player in his small hometown. He gets an offer to play in a big team and hopes to get more money for his inventions. But Joe's invited to present his inv...
A New York gossip columnist feuds with a singer and enjoys the power of the press.
The First Year
Grace Livingston is leading a happy life in her small town, with her mother and father, being courted by two men, the steady but predictable Tommy Tucker and the more ambitious, flashy, and worldly Di...
A New York policeman helps a hungry and penniless young woman start life anew by arranging to get her a job in "The Follies".
When Fred Smith's wife dies in childbirth, Emma Thatcher, who has been nanny to the couple's three children, cares also for the family's new addition. Fred becomes rich and successful, then he and Emm...
Corrupt politicians resort to murder and blackmail when a young boy accidentally witnesses them taking payoffs.
The Misleading Lady
A scheming socialite meets her match in the out-of-touch wildlife explorer she ventures to ensnare.
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