Matthew 'Stymie' Beard

Matthew 'Stymie' Beard was born on January 1, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Matthew Beard Jr. He was an actor, known for Jezebel (1938), School's Out (1930) and The Kid from Borneo (1933). He died on January 8, 1981 in Los Angeles.

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Dead Reckoning (1947)

Paratroopers Captain 'Rip' Murdock and Sergeant Johnny Drake are mysteriously ordered to travel to Washington, DC. When Drake learns that he is to be awarded the Medal of Honor, he disappears before newspaper photographers can take his picture. Murdock follows the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Morris Carnovsky  •  Charles Cane

Paratroopers Captain 'Rip' Murdock and Sergeant Johnny Drake are mysteriously ordered to travel to Washington, DC. When Drake learns that he is to be awarded the Medal of Honor, he disappears before newspaper photographers can take his picture. Murdock follows the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Lizabeth Scott  •  Morris Carnovsky  •  Charles Cane

Fallen Angel (1945)

An unemployed drifter, Eric Stanton wanders into a small California town and begins hanging around the local diner. While Eric falls for the lovely waitress Stella, he also begins romancing a quiet and well-to-do woman named June Mills. Since Stella isn't ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Alice Faye  •  Dana Andrews  •  Linda Darnell  •  Charles Bickford

An unemployed drifter, Eric Stanton wanders into a small California town and begins hanging around the local diner. While Eric falls for the lovely waitress Stella, he also begins romancing a quiet and well-to-do woman named June Mills. Since Stella isn't ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Alice Faye  •  Dana Andrews  •  Linda Darnell  •  Charles Bickford

Jezebel (1938)

In 1850s Louisiana, the willfulness of a tempestuous Southern belle threatens to destroy all who care for her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Henry Fonda  •  George Brent  •  Margaret Lindsay

In 1850s Louisiana, the willfulness of a tempestuous Southern belle threatens to destroy all who care for her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Henry Fonda  •  George Brent  •  Margaret Lindsay

The Return of Frank James (1940)

Farmer Frank and his ward hunt brother Jesse's killers, the back-shooting Fords.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Gene Tierney  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Henry Hull

Farmer Frank and his ward hunt brother Jesse's killers, the back-shooting Fords.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Gene Tierney  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Henry Hull

Truck Turner (1974)

Truck Turner and his partner Jerry, who make their living as bounty hunters in Los Angeles, are hired to hunt down Gator, a pimp who has skipped bail.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Isaac Hayes  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Alan Weeks  •  Annazette Chase

Truck Turner and his partner Jerry, who make their living as bounty hunters in Los Angeles, are hired to hunt down Gator, a pimp who has skipped bail.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Kaplan
CAST:  Isaac Hayes  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Alan Weeks  •  Annazette Chase

Captain Blood (1935)

Dr. Peter Blood, unjustly convicted of treason and exiled from England, becomes a notorious pirate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Ross Alexander

Dr. Peter Blood, unjustly convicted of treason and exiled from England, becomes a notorious pirate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Ross Alexander

Kentucky (1938)

Romeo and Juliet story set amidst horseracing in Kentucky. The family feud of lovers Jack and Sally goes back to the Civil War and is kept alive by her Uncle Peter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  Richard Greene  •  Walter Brennan  •  Douglass Dumbrille

Romeo and Juliet story set amidst horseracing in Kentucky. The family feud of lovers Jack and Sally goes back to the Civil War and is kept alive by her Uncle Peter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Loretta Young  •  Richard Greene  •  Walter Brennan  •  Douglass Dumbrille

Teacher's Pet (1930)

Jackie prepares a series of elaborate jokes for his new teacher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert F. McGowan
CAST:  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Norman Chaney  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Dorothy DeBorba

Jackie prepares a series of elaborate jokes for his new teacher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert F. McGowan
CAST:  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Norman Chaney  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Dorothy DeBorba

Hallelujah (1929)

A black laborer turns preacher after accidentally killing a man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Daniel L. Haynes  •  Nina Mae McKinney  •  William Fountaine  •  Harry Gray

A black laborer turns preacher after accidentally killing a man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Daniel L. Haynes  •  Nina Mae McKinney  •  William Fountaine  •  Harry Gray

Camp Meetin' (1936)

Members of the Hall Johnson Choir play members of a church congregation in the deep South in 1936. THey hold an open-air tent-and-camp meeting in order to raise the funds needed to send the church pastor, played by Clinton Rosemond, to a church conference in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Clinton Rosemond  •  Libby Taylor

Members of the Hall Johnson Choir play members of a church congregation in the deep South in 1936. THey hold an open-air tent-and-camp meeting in order to raise the funds needed to send the church pastor, played by Clinton Rosemond, to a church conference in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Clinton Rosemond  •  Libby Taylor

A Day at Santa Anita (1937)

Orphaned horse-trainer's little daughter has reciprocated bond with horse, which needs her presence to win races.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Connolly
CAST:  Sybil Jason  •  Marcia Ralston  •  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Joseph Crehan

Orphaned horse-trainer's little daughter has reciprocated bond with horse, which needs her presence to win races.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Connolly
CAST:  Sybil Jason  •  Marcia Ralston  •  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Joseph Crehan

Broken Strings (1940)

After noted violinist Arthur Williams suffers a hand injury which ends his playing career, his hopes are transferred to his son, who prefers swing music to classical.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard B. Ray
CAST:  Clarence Muse  •  Sybil Lewis  •  Tommie Moore  •  William Washington

After noted violinist Arthur Williams suffers a hand injury which ends his playing career, his hopes are transferred to his son, who prefers swing music to classical.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard B. Ray
CAST:  Clarence Muse  •  Sybil Lewis  •  Tommie Moore  •  William Washington

Grand Jury (1936)

When a grand jury acquits a gangster accused of murder, a retired elderly citizen decides it's up to him to see that the criminal is proven guilty and put behind bars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  Fred Stone  •  Owen Davis Jr.  •  Guinn Williams  •  Russell Hicks

When a grand jury acquits a gangster accused of murder, a retired elderly citizen decides it's up to him to see that the criminal is proven guilty and put behind bars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  Fred Stone  •  Owen Davis Jr.  •  Guinn Williams  •  Russell Hicks

Two-Gun Man from Harlem (1938)

A cowboy is wrongfully accused of murder. He winds up in Harlem, where he assumes the identity of a preacher-turned-gangster who looks like him. He infiltrates the gang to catch the men who framed him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard C. Kahn
CAST:  Marguerite Whitten  •  Clarence Brooks  •  Mantan Moreland  •  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard

A cowboy is wrongfully accused of murder. He winds up in Harlem, where he assumes the identity of a preacher-turned-gangster who looks like him. He infiltrates the gang to catch the men who framed him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard C. Kahn
CAST:  Marguerite Whitten  •  Clarence Brooks  •  Mantan Moreland  •  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard

Belle Starr (1941)

After her family's mansion is burned down by Yankee soldiers for hiding the rebel leader Captain Sam Starr (Scott) Belle Shirley (Tierney) vows to take revenge. Breaking Starr out of prison, she joins his small guerrilla group for a series of raids on banks and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Cummings
CAST:  Randolph Scott  •  Gene Tierney  •  Dana Andrews  •  Shepperd Strudwick

After her family's mansion is burned down by Yankee soldiers for hiding the rebel leader Captain Sam Starr (Scott) Belle Shirley (Tierney) vows to take revenge. Breaking Starr out of prison, she joins his small guerrilla group for a series of raids on banks and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Cummings
CAST:  Randolph Scott  •  Gene Tierney  •  Dana Andrews  •  Shepperd Strudwick

Beginner's Luck (1935)

Spanky's mother's pushes him to join a local theater amateur night.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  George McFarland  •  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Scotty Beckett  •  Billie Thomas

Spanky's mother's pushes him to join a local theater amateur night.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  George McFarland  •  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Scotty Beckett  •  Billie Thomas

Bedtime Worries (1933)

Spanky's parents are trying unsuccessfully to get Spanky to spend a peaceful first night in his own room.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert F. McGowan
CAST:  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Tommy Bond  •  George McFarland  •  Georgie Billings

Spanky's parents are trying unsuccessfully to get Spanky to spend a peaceful first night in his own room.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert F. McGowan
CAST:  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Tommy Bond  •  George McFarland  •  Georgie Billings

Readin' and Writin' (1932)

Tired of going to school, Breezy comes up with a plan to get himself expelled.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert F. McGowan
CAST:  Sherwood Bailey  •  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Dorothy DeBorba  •  Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins

Tired of going to school, Breezy comes up with a plan to get himself expelled.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert F. McGowan
CAST:  Sherwood Bailey  •  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Dorothy DeBorba  •  Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins

Little Daddy (1931)

Farina plans a going-away party for Stymie as authorities prepare to place him in an orphanage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert F. McGowan
CAST:  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Norman Chaney  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Allen 'Farina' Hoskins

Farina plans a going-away party for Stymie as authorities prepare to place him in an orphanage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert F. McGowan
CAST:  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Norman Chaney  •  Jackie Cooper  •  Allen 'Farina' Hoskins

For Pete's Sake! (1934)

The kids try to raise money to buy a doll for Marianne.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Wally Albright  •  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Scotty Beckett  •  Tommy Bond

The kids try to raise money to buy a doll for Marianne.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Wally Albright  •  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Scotty Beckett  •  Tommy Bond
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