Matthew Betz Actor

Matthew Betz (13 September 1881, St. Louis, Missouri – 26 January 1938, Sawtelle, California) was an American film actor. After an extended career in the U.S. Cavalry, he spent eight years in Vaudeville. His first stage play was Ellis Island. He appeared in 125 films between 1914 and 1937.

Personal details

Date of birth
September 13th, 1881
Nationality
United States of America
Date of death
January 26th, 1938 at age of 56
Place of death
Sawtelle

Family

Spouse

Movie performances

Average rating by genre

GenreNum. of titlesAvg. rating
Crime75.56
Action65.74
Adventure55.6
Comedy35.9
Drama115.17
Western45.43
Romance26.6

1. Fury Below (1938)

Action, Crime, Drama
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
58.0

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

2. The Law Commands (1937)

Western
played Frago, lead henchman
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
58.0
E.B. Derr
6 Show list

The Law Commands is a 1937 American film directed by William Nigh.

Awards

Top cast

Jason the lead farmer
Danny Johnson
Dr. Keith Kenton
Jed Johnson
Judge
John Abbott
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Abe Meyer
Arthur Martinelli
English
United States of America

3. Jail Bait (1937)

Comedy, Short
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
18.0
,
E. H. Allen

Jail Bait is a 1937 American short comedy film starring Buster Keaton.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Dwight Warren
English
United States of America

4. The Girl Who Came Back (1935)

Crime, Drama, Romance
played Smoky
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
65.0
George R. Batcheller
6 Show list

The Girl Who Came Back is a 1935 crime, drama and romance film written by Ewart Adamson and directed by Charles Lamont.

Awards

Top cast

Zarabella
Bill Rhodes
Brewster
Gilda Gillespie
Chester Madison
Mrs. Rhodes
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Sidney Cutner
M.A. Anderson
English
United States of America

5. Trails of the Wild (1935)

Western
played Hunt
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
60.0
,
Maurice Conn
Joseph O'Donnell
10 Show list

Trails of the Wild is a 1935 Western film written by Joseph O'Donnell and directed by Sam Newfield.

Awards

Top cast

RCMP Larry Doyle
RCMP Jim McKenna
Roper
RCMP Windy Cameron
Bob Stacey
Jane Madison
Inspector Kincaid, RCMP
Missouri
John D. Brent
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Jack Greenhalgh
English
United States of America

6. Mutiny Ahead (1935)

Action, Adventure, Drama
played Dixon
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
71.0
Thomas Atkins
Stuart Anthony
8 Show list

Mutiny Ahead is a 1935 action adventure drama mystery romance film written by Stuart Anthony and directed by Thomas Atkins.

Awards

Top cast

Teeter Smith
McMurtrie
Kitty Vanderpool
Captain Martin
Kent Brewster
Steve
Barnes
Carol Bixby
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Herbert Kirkpatrick
English
United States of America

7. On Probation (1935)

Drama
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
62.0

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

8. Tailspin Tommy in the Great Air Mystery (1935)

Adventure, Action
played Horace Raymore
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
236.0
5 Show list

Tailspin Tommy in the Great Air Mystery is a Universal movie serial based on the Tailspin Tommy comic strip by Hal Forrest and starring Clark Williams, Jean Rogers and Noah Beery, Jr.. The picture was the 96th of the 137 serials released by the studio.

Awards

Top cast

Milt 'The Eagle' 'El Condor' Howe
Skeeter Milligan
Betty Lou Barnes
Ned Curtis
Don Alvarado Casmetto
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Aviation
,
Richard Fryer
English
United States of America

9. The Big Chance (1933)

Action, Adventure, Crime
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
67.0
Albert Herman

The Big Chance is a 1933 American film directed by Albert Herman.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Boxing
English
United States of America

10. On Your Guard (1933)

Crime, Drama
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
56.0
George Crone

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

11. Gold (1932)

Western
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
58.0

Gold is a 1932 American film directed by Otto Brower. An early sound B western, the film starred Jack Hoxie in the second of his six sound westerns, featuring Hooper Atchley as the villain Kramer. The film also marked the last screen appearance of silent movie actress Alice Day.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Art Reed
,
Charles A. Marshall
English
United States of America

12. Broadway to Cheyenne (1932)

Western
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
60.0

Broadway to Cheyenne is a 1932 American film directed by Harry L. Fraser. The film is also known as From Broadway to Cheyenne.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

13. The Hurricane Express (1932)

Action, Adventure, Crime
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
226.0
1 Show list

The Hurricane Express is a 12-chapter Mascot Pictures film serial starring John Wayne as airplane pilot Larry Baker, who goes after a mystery villain named "The Wrecker," the man responsible for a train crash that killed his father.

Awards

Top cast

Larry Baker
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Aviation
English
United States of America

14. Side Show (1931)

Comedy
played Tom Whalen
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
66.0
,
William K. Wells
,
11 Show list

Side Show is a 1931 all-talking pre-code musical comedy drama film starring Winnie Lightner, Charles Butterworth, Evalyn Knapp and Donald Cook. It was produced and released by Warner Brothers. The film was based on a story by William K. Wells. Although it was planned and filmed as a full-scale musical, most of the songs were cut from the film before release due to the public's apathy and aversion towards musicals in 1931.

Awards

Top cast

Colonel Gowdy
The Great Santini
Sheriff Hornsby
Joe Palmer
Tom - Seated on Sheriff's Right
Little Man
Irene
Fat Girl Getting Weight Estimated
Dolores - Bearded Lady
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

15. The Girl in the Glass Cage (1929)

Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
80.0

The Girl in the Glass Cage is 1929 dilm directed by Ralph Dawson.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

16. Girls Gone Wild (1929)

Drama
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Girls Gone Wild was a 1929 American melodrama film produced and released by Fox Film Corporation.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

17. The Terror (1928)

Mystery, Horror
played Joe Connors
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
85.0
Joseph Jackson
,
8 Show list

The Terror is a horror film written by Harvey Gates and directed by Roy Del Ruth, based on a play by Edgar Wallace. This was the second "all-talking" motion picture released by Warner Bros. This film was also the first all-talking horror film made, using the Vitaphone sound-on-disc system. It is currently a lost film.

Awards

Top cast

Ferdinand Fane
Goodman
Alfred Katman
Olga Redmayne
Soapy Marks
Dr. Redmayne
Mrs. Elvery
Supt. Hallick
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Serial killer
Barney McGill
English
United States of America

18. Telling the World (1928)

Comedy, Drama
played The Killer
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
80.0
7 Show list

Telling the World is a 1928 comedy and drama film written by Joseph Farnham and Raymond L. Schrock and directed by Sam Wood.

Awards

Top cast

Lane
Don Davis
Chrystal Malone
City Editor
Landlady
Mr. Davis
Maizie
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Gilbert Clark
English
United States of America

19. The Big City (1928)

Crime
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
$175K

The Big City is a 1928 American silent crime film directed by Tod Browning and starring Lon Chaney. The film is now a lost film. The last known print of the film had been sent to Australia in the late 1950s. The film was returned to MGM and placed in their vaults where it perished in the same vault fire that also claimed London After Midnight in 1967.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English, Silent film
United States of America

20. The Flame of the Yukon (1926)

Action, Adventure, Romance
played Black Jack Hovey
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
65.0
Will M. Ritchey
3 Show list

The Flame of the Yukon is a silent film Northwoods adventure-drama starring Seena Owen and directed by George Melford. The is based on a story by Monte Katterjohn and was distributed by Cecil DeMille's PDC. The film is a remake of a 1917 film that had starred Dorothy Dalton. The 1917 film survives at the Library of Congress. The 1926 film previously thought lost is preserved at UCLA Film and Television.

Awards

Top cast

The Flame
Sour Dough Joe
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
David Kesson
English
United States of America

21. The Little Irish Girl (1926)

Crime, Drama
played Jerry Crawford
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
67.0
6 Show list

The Little Irish Girl is a 1926 silent film romantic drama produced and distributed by Warner Brothers. It was directed by Roy Del Ruth and starred Dolores Costello. It is considered a lost film.

Awards

Top cast

Dot Walker
Gertie
Johnny
Bankroll Charlie
Mr. Nelson
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
H. Lyman Broening
United States of America

22. The Only Woman (1924)

Drama
played Ole Hannson
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
84.0
5 Show list

The Only Woman is a 1924 drama film written by C. Gardner Sullivan and directed by Sidney Olcott.

Awards

Top cast

Yacht Captain
Rodney Blake
Helen Brinsley
Rex Herrington
William Brinnsley
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
United States of America

23. Those Who Dance (1924)

Drama
played Joe the Greek
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
80.0
10 Show list

Those Who Dance is a 1924 drama film written by Lambert Hillyer, Arthur F. Statter and George Kibbe Turner and directed by Lambert Hillyer.

Awards

Top cast

Frank Church
Veda Carney
Monahan
Bob Kane
Rose Carney
Mrs. Carney
'Slip' Blaney
Tom Andrus
Matt Carney
Ruth Kane
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

24. Salvation Nell (1921)

Drama
played Al McGovern
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Whitman Bennett
Kenneth Webb
Dorothy Farnum
2 Show list

Salvation Nell is a 1921 silent film produced by Whitman Bennett and distributed by Associated First National Pictures, later First National Pictures. It was directed by Kenneth Webb and stars Pauline Starke. The film is based on a successful 1908 Broadway play that starred Minnie Maddern Fiske. This film survives in the George Eastman House and the Library of Congress collections. An earlier 1915 version with Beatriz Michelena is now lost. A 1931 talkie version made by Tiffany Pictures survives.

Awards

Top cast

Jim Platt
Nell Sanders
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
United States of America

Wikipedia

Check Matthew Betz on wikipedia.

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