Donald Meek

Donald Meek




Cast (Feature Film)

Magic Town (1947)
Mr. Twiddle
The Fabulous Joe (1947)
Henry Cadwallader
Janie Gets Married (1946)
Mr. Stowers
Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946)
Doc Buden
Because of Him (1946)
Affairs of Geraldine (1946)
Casper Millhouse
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)
Willie Crump
State Fair (1945)
Two Girls and a Sailor (1944)
Mr. Nizby
Barbary Coast Gent (1944)
Bradford Bellamy I
Maisie Goes to Reno (1944)
Bathing Beauty (1944)
Chester Klazenfrantz
Lost Angel (1944)
Professor Catty
Rationing (1944)
Wilfred Ball
They Got Me Covered (1943)
Little old man
Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)
Mr. Jones/Duc de Choiseul
Air Raid Wardens (1943)
Eustace Middling [also known as Mittlehause]
Keeper of the Flame (1942)
Mr. Arbuthnot
Her Cardboard Lover (1942)
Babes on Broadway (1942)
Mr. Stone
Tortilla Flat (1942)
Paul D. Cummings
The Omaha Trail (1942)
Jonah McCleod
Maisie Gets Her Man (1942)
Mr. Stickwell
Seven Sweethearts (1942)
A Woman's Face (1941)
Herman Rundvik
Rise and Shine (1941)
Professor [Philip] Murray
Barnacle Bill (1941)
"Pop" Cavendish
Come Live with Me (1941)
Joe Darsie
The Feminine Touch (1941)
Captain Makepeace Liveright
The Wild Man of Borneo (1941)
Professor [Charles] Birdo
Blonde Inspiration (1941)
"Dusty" King
Star Dust (1940)
Sam Wellman
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940)
My Little Chickadee (1940)
Amos Budge
Hullabaloo (1940)
Clyde Perkins
Third Finger, Left Hand (1940)
Mr. Flandrin
Turnabout (1940)
The Return of Frank James (1940)
The Ghost Comes Home (1940)
Mortimer Hopkins, Sr.
Phantom Raiders (1940)
Sky Murder (1940)
The Man from Dakota (1940)
Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love (1940)
Albert Thistlebottom
Jesse James (1939)
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
John Felder
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
Lyle P. Stout
Stagecoach (1939)
The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939)
Editor Wilson
Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939)
Jonathan Gillis
Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938)
Sunday school superintendent
Little Miss Broadway (1938)
Willoughby Wendling
You Can't Take It with You (1938)
Having Wonderful Time (1938)
P. U. Rogers
Goodbye Broadway (1938)
Iradius P. Oglethorpe
Hold That Co-Ed (1938)
Dean Fletcher [i.e. Thatcher]
Double Danger (1938)
Gordon Ainsley, also known as Henry Robinson
Maid of Salem (1937)
Ezra Cheeves
You're a Sweetheart (1937)
Conway Jeeters
Artists and Models (1937)
Dr. Zimmer
Parnell (1937)
Make a Wish (1937)
Three Legionnaires (1937)
Uriah [S. Grant]
The Toast of New York (1937)
Daniel Drew
Breakfast for Two (1937)
Justice of the peace
Behind the Headlines (1937)
Double Wedding (1937)
Reverend Dr. Blynn
Old Hutch (1936)
Three Married Men (1936)
Mr. Frisbee
Two in a Crowd (1936)
Love on the Run (1936)
One Rainy Afternoon (1936)
Everybody's Old Man (1936)
Three Wise Guys (1936)
And So They Were Married (1936)
Hotel manager
The Bride Comes Home (1936)
The judge
Pennies From Heaven (1936)
Gramp Smith
Society Doctor (1935)
Kind Lady (1935)
Barbary Coast (1935)
Sawbucks McTavish
Accent on Youth (1935)
Captain Blood (1935)
Dr. Wacker
Old Man Rhythm (1935)
Paul Parker
The Informer (1935)
Pat Mulligan
Peter Ibbetson (1935)
Mr. Slade
She Couldn't Take It (1935)
Uncle [Wyndersham]
Biography of a Bachelor Girl (1935)
Mr. Irish
Romance in Manhattan (1935)
The minister
Village Tale (1935)
The Whole Town's Talking (1935)
Top Hat (1935)
Mark of the Vampire (1935)
Dr. Doskil
The Gilded Lily (1935)
Baby Face Harrington (1935)
Happiness C.O.D. (1935)
Thomas E. Sherridan
The Return of Peter Grimm (1935)
Everett Bartholomew
China Seas (1935)
Chess player
Hi Nellie! (1934)
Murder at the Vanities (1934)
Dr. Saunders
The Defense Rests (1934)
The Last Gentleman (1934)
Judd Barr
The Merry Widow (1934)
Bedside (1934)
Dr. Wiley
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1934)
Mr. [Hiram] Wiggs
The Captain Hates the Sea (1934)
Josephus Bushmills
What Every Woman Knows (1934)
The Mighty Barnum (1934)
College Coach (1933)
Spencer Trask
Love, Honor and Oh, Baby! (1933)
Luther Bowen
Personal Maid (1931)
Pa Ryan
The Girl Habit (1931)
The Love Kiss (1930)
The Hole in the Wall (1929)
Six Cylinder Love (1923)
Richard Burton

Cast (Short)

The Symphony Murder Mystery (1932)
The Studio Murder Mystery (1932)
The Trans-Atlantic Mystery (1932)
The Skull Murder Mystery (1932)
Murder In the Pullman (1932)
The Week End Mystery (1931)
The Cole Case (1931)
The Clyde Mystery (1931)
The Wall Street Mystery (1931)

Life Events

Photo Collections

You Can't Take It with You - Lobby Card Set
Here is a set of Lobby Cards from Frank Capra's You Can't Take It with You (1938). Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.
Because of Him - Publicity Stills
Here are a number of publicity stills from Universal's Because of Him (1946), starring Deanna Durbin, Charles Laughton, and Franchot Tone. Publicity stills were specially-posed photos, usually taken off the set, for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork.


Movie Clip

Little Miss Broadway (1938) -- (Movie Clip) How Can I Thank You? Shirley Temple relates to her new adoptive sister (Phyllis Brooks), who helps run the show-biz hotel, where Jimmy Durante is rehearsing his band, and the owner next door (Edna Mae Oliver, with brother Donald Meek) has a problem with noise, song by Harold Spina and Walter Bullock, in Little Miss Broadway, 1938.
Hi, Nellie! (1934) -- (Movie Clip) Polish Children's Picnic Yarn First scene for Paul Muni in his first comedy, as big city news editor “Brad” Bradshaw, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, with George Chandler, Donald Meek, Douglas Dumbrille (as “Dawes”), and Paul Kaye in support, the picnic story having nothing to do with the Bob Dylan song, written about a similar (but not fictional) event almost 30-years later, in Hi, Nellie!, 1934.
Woman's Face, A -- (Movie Clip) A Most Generous Gesture Deep in the Swedish woods, waiter (Donald Meek) serving Vera (Osa Massen) and the party of playboy Barring (Conrad Veidt) who then meets "proprietor" Anna (Joan Crawford), early in George Cukor's A Woman's Face, 1941.
Whole Town's Talking, The (1935) -- (Movie Clip) I've Got A Stamp From Shanghai Lowly ad-clerk Jones (Edward G. Robinson), fazed because he’s the look-alike of the major gangster identified in that day’s newspaper, is noticed in the cafe by Hoyt (Donald Meek), then joined by just-fired colleague “Bill” Clark (Jean Arthur), with whom he’s secretly smitten, trouble ensuing, in John Ford’s The Whole Town’s Talking, 1935.
You Can't Take It With You (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Home Sweet Home This ensemble scene featuring Donald Meek, Lionel Barrymore, Ann Miller, Dub Taylor, Spring Byington and others illuminates the Sycamore household in Frank Capra's You Can't Take It With You, 1938.
You Can't Take It With You (1938) -- (Movie Clip) My Father Makes Fireworks Taxman Henderson (Charles Lane) and Grandpa Sycamore (Lionel Barrymore) lead off this mayhem as Tony (James Stewart) collects Alice (Jean Arthur) for a date. with Ann Miller, Spring Byington, Dub Taylor, and Mischa Auer, in Frank Capra's You Can't Take It with You, 1938.
Mark Of The Vampire (1935) -- (Movie Clip) They Will Take Their Revenge Director Tod Browning opens big with gypsies, bats, an owl, smoke and more before jumping to the frightened innkeeper (Michael Visaroff) and wife (Rosemary Glosz) and timid doctor (Donald Meek), in his MGM Dracula spinoff, Mark Of The Vampire, 1935, starring Bela Lugosi.
Mark Of The Vampire (1935) -- (Movie Clip) A Certain Thorny Weed Lionel Barrymore (Professor Zelin) taking over treatment of vampire-bitten Irena (Elizabeth Allen), while her guardian the Baron (Jean Hersholt) tells the inspector (Lionel Atwill) that her dad may not be dead, then ensuing chatter, in director Tod Browning's Mark Of The Vampire, 1935.
Phantom Raiders (1940) -- (Movie Clip) Did Somebody Kidnap Congress? Leading man Walter Pidgeon as vacationing P-I Nick Carter, in Panama, with spicy Dolores (Steffi Duna) when Bartholomew (Donald Meek) appears, from L-A, pitching a job he’s accepted, posing as Nick’s partner, and getting thug Gunboat (Nat Pendleton) involved, in the programmer Phantom Raiders, 1940.
Phantom Raiders (1940) -- (Movie Clip) Ex-Heavyweight Champ Of The Pacific Tuna Fleet Goon Gunboat (Nat Pendleton), sort of overseeing the high-tech ship-sinking gadgetry in Panama, doesn’t realize detective Nick Carter (Walter Pidgeon), posing as the vacationer he was, is on his case, his ad-hoc partner “Beeswax” (Donald Meek) arriving just in time, in the MGM serial Phantom Raiders, 1940.
Magic Town (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Hunting For That Shortcut First scene for top-billed James Stewart as “Rip” Smith, independent Manhattan opinion pollster whose radical business model is failing, with assistants (Ned Sparks, Donald Meek) and his big shot office building neighbor (Selmer Jackson) dangling a job offer, in Magic Town, 1947, from producer Robert Riskin’s story and screenplay.
Captain Blood (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Heigh-Ho For The Governor's Foot Errol Flynn (title character), still a slave in colonial Jamaica but now favored by the ailing governor, working a trick on incompetent fellow doctors Bronson and Wacker (Hobart Cavanaugh, Donald Meek), in Captain Blood, 1935.