Chester Morris Filmographyby august_pearl | created - 02 Aug 2017 | updated - 02 Aug 2017 | Public
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1. An Amateur Orphan (1917)
The wealthy Schuyler family hires a strict governess, Quincy, to watch over their daughter Marcia. When the parents leave on a trip to Japan they tell Quincy to send Marcia to a boarding ... See full summary »
2. The Beloved Traitor (1918)
50 min | Drama
3. Loyal Lives (1923)
4. The Road to Yesterday (1925)
107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A married couple discover their strained relationship is the result of unhappiness in their past lives.
Votes: 115 | Gross: $0.52M
Party Guest (uncredited)
5. Alibi (1929)
TV-PG | 91 min | Crime
Chick Williams, a prohibition gangster, rejoins his mob soon after being released from prison. When a policeman is murdered during a robbery, he falls under suspicion. The gangster took ... See full summary »
6. Fast Life (1929)
Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A man is tried and convicted for the murder of a man who flirted with his wife., and sentenced to death However, it turns out that he is innocent of the murder and that the real killer has close ties to a powerful politician.
7. Woman Trap (1929)
82 min | Drama, Crime
Dan, a tough police captain, and Ray, a hardened criminal, are estranged brothers. When Ray faces capture, Kitty, the sister of Ray's ex-partner, offers to help him escape because she sees an opportunity for revenge against Dan.
8. Show of Shows (1929)
Passed | 128 min | Musical
It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice gave offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite actors and actresses from the silent screen era to see and for the first time can ... See full summary »
Performer in $20 Bet Sketch and 'Bicycle Built for Two' Numbers
9. Second Choice (1930)
67 min | Drama, Romance
Drama of thwarted love and marriage.
10. Playing Around (1930)
Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
New York girl has a dull boyfriend and seems destined for a dull marriage when she meets a rich playboy who has money to burn and places to go. She gets involved with the playboy and never ... See full summary »
11. She Couldn't Say No (1930)
Passed | 70 min | Action, Drama, Music
A night club entertainer loves a gangster.
12. The Case of Sergeant Grischa (1930)
Passed | 91 min | Drama, History, Romance
Sergeant Gischa Patrotkin (Chester Morris), a simple-minded Russian soldier, escapes from a German prisoner-of-war camp. He hides out for awhile with a peasant girl named Babka (Betty ... See full summary »
Sgt. Grischa Paprotkin
13. The Divorcee (1930)
Passed | 84 min | Romance, Drama
When a woman discovers that her husband has been unfaithful to her, she decides to respond to his infidelities in kind.
14. The Big House (1930)
Passed | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A convict falls in love with his new cellmate's sister, only to become embroiled in a planned break-out which is certain to have lethal consequences.
15. The Bat Whispers (1930)
Passed | 83 min | Crime, Thriller, Horror
A master criminal terrorizes the occupants of an isolated country mansion.
16. Corsair (1931)
75 min | Adventure
A stock market broker plans to liven up his boring life by taking up piracy on the high seas.
17. Cock of the Air (1932)
80 min | Comedy
An opera diva sets her sights on a womanizing army officer.
Lt. Roger Craig
18. The Miracle Man (1932)
85 min | Drama
A gang of crooks evade the police by moving their operations to a small town. There the gang's leader, John Madison, encounters a faith healer and uses him to scam the gullible public of ... See full summary »
John 'Doc' Madison
19. Sinners in the Sun (1932)
70 min | Drama, Romance
A New York fashion model finds herself being pursued by a poor but honest garage mechanic and a rich philanderer.
20. Red-Headed Woman (1932)
Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Romance
Lillian relentlessly attempts to seduce a married man.
William 'Bill' / 'Willie' Legendre Jr.
21. Breach of Promise (1932)
64 min | Drama
22. Blondie Johnson (1933)
Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama
Story of a Depression-downtrodden waif who uses her brains instead of her body to rise from tyro con artist to crime boss.
23. Infernal Machine (1933)
65 min | Drama
A bomb is hidden on an ocean liner, but nobody on board is aware of its presence.
24. Tomorrow at Seven (1933)
Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
People in an old, dark mansion are menaced by a maniac called "The Black Ace."
25. Golden Harvest (1933)
72 min | Drama
26. King for a Night (1933)
Approved | 78 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A prizefighter is convicted of a murder that was actually committed by his sister.
27. Let's Talk It Over (1934)
Approved | 68 min | Drama, Comedy
A young sailor saves a woman from drowning. The woman turns out to be a rich heiress; unfortunately for the sailor, she was only pretending to be drowning so that another young man she had ... See full summary »
28. Gift of Gab (1934)
Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Conceited radio announcer irritates everyone else at the station.
29. Embarrassing Moments (1934)
61 min | Comedy, Musical
30. The Gay Bride (1934)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Crime
After the adversary of a bootlegger has him killed, he takes up with his widow, a gold-digging chorus girl, but a handsome bodyguard is also determined to win her over.
Jimmie 'Office boy' Burnham
31. Society Doctor (1935)
Passed | 67 min | Drama
A doctor is fired for breaking the rules and operating on a man with a case of appendicitis. This leads him to start thinking about setting up his own private practice for the "society" set.
32. I've Been Around (1935)
Approved | 63 min | Drama, Romance
Romantic problems of a society girl and an engineer.
33. Princess O'Hara (1935)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama
King, the driver of a horse-drawn hansom cab, is killed in a turf war between Vic Toledo's cab company and his competitors. Vic sends his goons to get King's daughter Princess a new horse but they steal a prized racing horse.
34. Public Hero Number 1 (1935)
Passed | 89 min | Crime, Drama
A G-man goes undercover to infiltrate a gang, helping the group's leader escape from prison to gain his trust.
35. Pursuit (1935)
Passed | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
"Mitch" Mitchell is an aviator who has been hired to take a child in a guardianship suit out of California into Mexico. He is accompanied by Maxine Bush, the secretary of the head of a ... See full summary »
Mr. 'Mitch' Mitchell
36. Three Godfathers (1936)
Passed | 81 min | Action, Drama, Western
Four outlaws come to New Jerusalem, a town full of courteous and religious people, to rob the bank. After shooting the president of the bank, only three make it out of town followed by the ... See full summary »
37. Moonlight Murder (1936)
Passed | 66 min | Crime, Music, Mystery
An escaped lunatic, a mysterious swami, and various lovers all have designs on a famous opera singer.
38. Frankie and Johnnie (1936)
66 min | Drama, Musical
The story of a woman, Frankie, and the man who has done her wrong, Johnnie.
39. Counterfeit (1936)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A cop goes undercover to infiltrate and break up a counterfeiting ring.
John Joseph Madden
40. They Met in a Taxi (1936)
Approved | 70 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A cab driver takes in a young woman who claims to be a reluctant bride, and becomes involved in the search for a stolen necklace.
41. Devil's Playground (1937)
Approved | 74 min | Drama, Romance
Submarine officers Dorgan and Mason battle on land for the affections of dance-hall girl Carmen. She marries Dorgan but makes a play for Mason when her husband is on duty.
42. I Promise to Pay (1937)
Approved | 68 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Eddie Lang (Chester Morris), a decent family man making $27.50 a week, borrows fifty-dollars from Richard Farra (Leo Carrillo) in order to take his wife, Mary (Helen Mack) and two small ... See full summary »
43. Flight from Glory (1937)
Approved | 67 min | Drama
This laudable RKO programmer casts Chester Morris as a fearless pilot whose misdeeds have exiled him to a remote flying field in the Andes mountains.
44. Law of the Underworld (1938)
Passed | 61 min | Crime, Drama
A respected citizen with secret ties to the local mob is faced with revealing his criminal connections to save two innocent people from execution.
45. Sky Giant (1938)
Passed | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Given the job of training young pilots for important post-war cargo flights, hard-boiled Col. Stockton forces ex-officer Stag Cahill back into the military to be his aide at the academy. ... See full summary »
Kenneth 'Ken' Stockton
46. Smashing the Rackets (1938)
Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama