The best Dick Dickinson’s movies

Dick Dickinson

Dick Dickinson

16/09/1895- 27/07/1956
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
7.8/10
Paris, France, 1482. Frollo, Chief Justice of benevolent King Louis XI, gets infatuated by the beauty of Esmeralda, a gypsy young girl. The hunchback Quasimodo, Frollo's protege and bell-ringer of Notre Dame, lives in peace among the bells in the heights of the immense cathedral until he is involved by the twisted magistrate in his malicious plans to free himself from Esmeralda's alleged spell, which he believes to be the devil's work.

House of Dracula

House of Dracula
5.7/10
A scientist working on cures for rare afflictions, such as a bone softening agent made from molds to allow him to correct the spinal deformity of his nurse, finds the physical causes of lycanthropy in wolf-man Larry Talbot and of vampirism in Count Dracula, but himself becomes afflicted with homicidal madness while exchanging blood with Dracula.

House of Frankenstein

House of Frankenstein
6.2/10
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 01/12/1944
  • Character: Born (uncredited)
An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

The Night Riders

The Night Riders
5.7/10
  • Genre: HistoryWestern
  • Release: 12/04/1939
  • Character: Henchman Rent Collector
Talbot uses a phony land grant to rule thirteen million acres, taxing everyone heavily and evicting those who won't pay. The Three Mesquiteers becomes mysterious "night riders" to fight this evil.

Armored Car Robbery

Armored Car Robbery
6.9/10
The film tells the story of a well-planned robbery of an armored car when it stops at a sports stadium. Yet, the heist goes awry, and a tough Los Angeles cop is in hot pursuit.

West of the Divide

West of the Divide
5.3/10
  • Genre: ActionWestern
  • Release: 15/02/1934
  • Character: Henchman Joe
Ted Hayden impersonates a wanted man and joins Gentry's gang only to learn later that Gentry was the one who killed his father.

The Light of Western Stars

The Light of Western Stars
5.4/10
A prim Eastern woman heads West and ends up in the arms of a vulgar, alcoholic ranch hand.

You Can't Cheat an Honest Man

You Can't Cheat an Honest Man
7/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 17/02/1939
  • Character: Contortionist
Fields plays "Larsen E. Whipsnade", the owner of a shady carnival that is constantly on the run from the law. Whipsnade is struggling to keep a step ahead of foreclosure, and clearly not paying his performers, including Bergen and McCarthy, who try to coax money out of him, or in McCarthy's case, steal some outright.

In Old Colorado

In Old Colorado
6.5/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 14/03/1941
  • Character: Telegraph Operator
Joe Weller has instigated a conflict over water rights between two ranchers. The idea is to have the ranchers do each other in then move in and take over. Hoppy and the good guys won't let this happen.

Tap Roots

Tap Roots
6.5/10
Set at the beginning of the Civil War, Tap Roots is all about a county in Mississippi which chooses to secede from the state rather than enter the conflict. The county is protected from the Confederacy by an abolitionist (Ward Bond) and a Native American gentleman (Boris Karloff). The abolitionist's daughter (Susan Hayward) is courted by a powerful newspaper publisher (Van Heflin) when her fiance (Whitfield Connor), a confederate officer, elopes with the girl's sister (Julie London). The daughter at first resists the publisher's attentions, but turns to him for aid when her ex-fiance plans to capture the seceding county on behalf of the South.

Silver on the Sage

Silver on the Sage
7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 31/03/1939
  • Character: Card Player
Hoppy goes undercover as a gambler from the East when Bar 20 cattle are stolen by unknown rustlers. Brennan/Talbot are twin brothers (one a casino owner, the other a rancher) and Hoppy believes they provide alibis for each other while one is out committing crimes. Hoppy gets a job in the casino to learn more but is exposed when a gambling gunslinger notices him.

Hoopla

Hoopla
6.6/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 30/11/1933
  • Character: Carnival Spectator
A hula dancer at a carnival sets out to seduce the naive son of the show's manager.

Hidden Valley

Hidden Valley
6/10
Cowboy is hired by an archaeologist to help find "Hidden Valley", where an Indian gold treasure is supposed to be buried. Just when he finds it, the archaeologist is killed, and the cowboy his charged with his murder.

American Empire

American Empire
5.6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 11/12/1942
  • Character: Rider
Richard Dix as Dan Taylor and Preston S. Foster as Paxton Bryce are two longtime friends seeking their fortune in Texas after the war. The two men decide, not without problems, to establish a cattle empire. Paxton becoming too ambitious, distances himself from Dan and Abby, Paxton's wife. It will only be after a personal tragedy that he will come back to his senses.

Lightning Strikes West

Lightning Strikes West
7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/06/1940
  • Character: Henchman Mack
When Butch Taggart escapes prison, the Marshal sends Lightning Morgan to find him and his hidden gold. He finds the map to the gold on Taggart's boot. Joe Laikon and his men are also after the gold and they overpower Morgan, get the map, and head for the treasure. But Morgan and Tod Grant are soon on their trail

Texas Buddies

Texas Buddies
5.4/10
Kincade and Blake cause a mail plane carrying a payroll to make a forced landing in the desert. When they try to get the money, prospectors Ted and Si drive them away. With the pilot shot, Ted takes over as pilot figuring another attempt will be made and this time the Sheriff will be there.

The Devil Horse

The Devil Horse
6.7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/11/1932
  • Character: Martin [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
Bob Norton, seeking his brother's killer, tangles with outlaws, wild horses, and a "wild" boy.

Ranger's Code

Ranger's Code
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 14/08/1933
  • Character: Henchman
When his Ranger father is shot down and seriously wounded by rustlers, young Bob Baxter is given a Ranger's badge and a delivery to town of the rustlers.

Law of the West

Law of the West
5.6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 19/03/1932
  • Character: Henchman Buck Connors
For revenge the outlaw Morgan steals the Carruthers young son. Seventeen years later Carruthers arrives in the valley where Morgan, his gang, and the now grown Bob hide. After Morgan shoots Tracy, he tells Bob that Carruthers did it and sends Bob out after him. But unknown to Bob, Morgan has put blanks in his gun.

The Man from Hell's Edges

The Man from Hell's Edges
5.8/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 14/06/1932
  • Character: Tall Drake Brother
A cowboy after the man that killed his father goes to prison to get in with his gang.

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