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Hugh Beaumont's Film Credits


duplict.jpg (20643 bytes) Human Duplicators (1965) Low budget feature about an alien who lands on earth and duplicates people, killing or imprisoning the originals.


The Virginian (196x)

bulletThe Girl On the Glass Mountain. Wife tries to turn former Shiloh hand into businessman
bulletWith Help From Ulysses: Trampas searches for niece of dying prospector
bulletNora : Clay's old flames arrives with army-officer husband; women taken captive

Night Passage (1957)


Hugh was also an active writer.  He wrote several short stories that were published in Reader's Digest and several novels that were never published. He also wrote several screenplays.


mole_people.jpg (64699 bytes) The Mole People. (1956) Voted one of the 20 worst Sci-Fi movies of all time.


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     Hells Horizon, from 1955.  Captain John Merrill (John Ireland), commander of an Air Force bomber based on Okinawa, is ordered to destroy a Yalu River brige.  Merrill hopes to retun to Sami (Maria English), an Okinawa girl with whom he is infatuated.
     Besides co-pilot Paul Jenkins (Bill Williams) and Sgt Al Trask (Hugh Beaumont), Merrill's crew is composed of Jockey (Chet Baker) and Buddy Lewis (Larry Pennell).   Buddy wants to marry Sami.
     The bomber completes the mission successfully, fighting off enemy attacks to do it.  Badly hit, and with Jockey fatally wounded, the plane limps home.  Merrill orders Lewis to ask the Colonel for permission to wed Semi. 
wpe18.jpg (10817 bytes) With This Ring, 1955, by Miller Brewing Company.  45 minutes.
The Member of the Wedding original 1953. This drama, based on the play by Carson McCullers, is about a young tomboy who matures quickly due to family circumstances. Tagline: She became a woman in the middle of a kiss! Produced by Stanley Kramer and directed by Fred Zimmerman the film starred Hugh Beaumont, Ethel Waters, Julie Harris, and Brandon DeWilde.
wpe2E.jpg (7734 bytes) The Loretta Young Show. The Girl Who Knew stars Loretta as a young woman with a strange talent for being able to tell time without a watch. Co-starring Chuck Conners ("The Rifleman") and Hugh Beaumont ("Leave it to Beaver"). Dateline Korea is where Miss Young plays a seasoned newspaperwoman who considers her new assignment a post-war Korea dull. Her attitude changes when she meets a Korean orphan

The Mississippi Gambler (1953) A flashy gambler wagers that he can build a betting empire in seedy old New Orleans

225,000 Mile Proving Ground.  This film takes its title from the 225,000 miles of track in service in 1953 when it was produced. Hugh Beaumont, who is the on-camera host. He explains why diesel power is in the process of replacing steam. The film shows many F-units and even a shot of a Union Pacific gas turbine on a turntable. Another nostalgic view is of Santa Fe billboard refrigerator cars. 20 minutes, Color with Narration.

Bugles in the Afternoon (1952) This file covers revenge, a love triangle, and the Cavalry's desperate stand at the battle of Little Big Horn.

Phone Call from a Stranger (1952) Movie about the sole survivor of a plane crash who visits the families of disaster victims met during the flight. Starring Bette Davis, Hugh Beaumont, Gary Merrill, Michael Rennie, Shelley Winters, Keenan Wynn. Won Best Screenplay award at Venice Film Festival.

Wild Stallion. 1952 Directed by Lewis D. Collins, starring Ben Johnson, Edgar Buchanan, and Hugh Beaumont.

Go For Broke! (1951) A tribute to the U.S. 442nd Regimental Combat Team, formed in 1943 by Presidential permission with Japanese-American volunteers.

The Last Outpost (1951) Two brothers who are not the best friends because they were fighting on different sides during the Civil War have to cooperate in order to defend themselves against an attack of Indians.

lost_continent_1951_hugh_move.jpg (20090 bytes) Lost Continent (1951) An atomic powered rocket disappears over the south Pacific. An expedition to recover it lands on an unknown jungle island filled with bloodthirsty dinosaurs
roaringc.jpg (59107 bytes) Roaring City (1951)
pier-23.jpg (44352 bytes) Pier 23 (1951)
wpe34.jpg (19502 bytes) Danger Zone (1951)
apology_fur_murder.jpg (37816 bytes) Apology for Murder (195x?)  Stars Ann Savage and Hugh Beaumont

Target Unknown (1951) Movie about an American bomber squadron captured by the Germans.

Atomic Memories: (1950) Hugh Beaumont tells us we have little to fear, and then shows the horrors of Hiroshima. A film that softens some of the more death-dealing aspects of atomic warfare.

A Date With Your Family (195x) Hugh Beaumont narrates this short detailing how pleasant, unemotional conversation makes for a great dinner with your family.

The Racket Squad.  (195x)  This 1950’s television series, starring Reed Hadley, uses actual cases from various big city police bunko and fraud departments. Each true life chapter tells the story of a con man (or woman) who tries to defraud the unsuspecting public. Precursor to Dragnet, Racket Squad features a who’s who of character actors in supporting roles such as: Hugh Beaumont, Steve Brodie, Joy Lansing, Tony Caruso and “Lassie’s” Jan Clayton among others.

SuperMan (195x) Was in some Superman episodes

The Adolescent (195x) starring Ida Lupino and Hugh Beaumont

Roaring City (195x)


Money Madness (1948)
Counterfeiters (1948).  Lon Chaney. Jr. is a tough guy on this 20th Century-Fox 40's Film. Veteran Hugh Beaumont trades roles from hero to counterfeiter villain in this classic!
burymedead.jpg (25865 bytes) Bury Me Dead (1947)
threeonaticket.jpg (25694 bytes) Three on a Ticket (1947).  Detective/Film Noir Title Card featuring Hugh Beaumont as Detective Michael Shayne.
railroadmovie.jpg (26600 bytes) Railroaded. (1947) With John Ireland, Sheila Ryan, Hugh Beaumont. Put out be poverty-row studio PRC, this film noir treat was one of their biggest hits. Look for Hugh on the border design.
The Guilt of Janet Ames--(BW, 1947) Rosiland Russel, Sid Caeser, Nina Foch, and Hugh Beaumont are part of the quality cast in this film about a woman (Russel) tryin to find out how her husband died through hypnosis.
wpe1.jpg (30165 bytes) Too Many Winners (1947) with Hugh Beaumont as Detective Michael Shayne.
The Blue Dahlia (1946) Husband is suspected in murder of drunken wife.

Johnny Comes Flying Home (1946)

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Larceny in Her Heart (1946)

Murder Is My Business (1946)

blood_on_the_sun_hugh_1945_move.jpg (41607 bytes) Blood on the Sun (1945) A newspaper reporter in Japan in the 1930's uncovers a plot but is unable to do anything to stop it.

Objective, Burma! (1945) War story about group of solider sent to destroy Japanese radar station on Burma.

ladyconfesses_1945_hughfilm_1402427902.jpg (30132 bytes) The Lady Confesses (1945) Mary Beth Hughes stars as a woman willing to take a murder rap to protect her boyfriend. Solid B picture also features Hugh Beaumont

I Love a Soldier (1944)

Mr. Winkle Goes to War (1944) A henpeck husband transforms himself into a solider of respect in the Army.

Song of the Open Road (1944) Story of a fed-up child actor who joins the Crops Corp to help soldiers

The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944)

Bombardier (1943) Major Chick Davis forms a precision high-altitude bombing school for bombardiers and proves their worth

Du Barry Was a Lady (1943) Louis Blore's heart is after dancer May Daly. May isn't interested, until Loise wins the Irish Lottery.

The Fallen Sparrow (1943) Spanish Civil War prisoner, John McKittrick arrives in New York to find the truth behind the death of his friend Louie Lepetino and is chased by Nazi agents along the way.

Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event (1943)

The Racket Man (1943).  Film Stars Tom Neal, Jeanne Bates, Hugh Beaumont, Larry Parks, and Douglas Fowley. Directed by D. Ross Lederman.

The Seventh Victim (1943) Val Lewton's moody production about a girl (Kim Hunter) who encounters a devil cult while looking for her sister (Jean Brooks). Tom Conway, Hugh Beaumont.

Wake Island (1942) In November 1941, Major Caton takes command of the small Marine garrison on Wake Island.

Forbidden Passage (1941) This entry in MGM's series of shorts, "Crime Doesn't Pay", features the U.S. Department of Immigration's efforts to halt the smuggling of illegal aliens into the country.

Unfinished Business (1941) Romances of a small town girl who initially falls in love with a playboy, and latter settles down with Mr. Right.

Panama Menace.  (1941)  Hugh Beaumont has a small role.

You, the People (1940) This entry in MGM's series of shorts, "Crime Doesn't Pay", features a big city crime boss's attempt to use his crime "machine" to fraudulently win re-election for the current corrupt mayor


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