Gerald Mohr

Gerald Mohr was an American radio, film and television character actor who appeared in more than 500 radio plays, 73 films and over 100 television shows. Born in New York City, he was educated in Dwight Preparatory School in New York City, where he learned to speak fluent French and German. At Columbia University, where he was on a course to become a doctor, before being discovered as promising voice talent by a radio producer. Mohr was hired by the radio station and became a junior reporter. In the mid-1930s, Orson Welles invited him to join his formative Mercury Theatre and appeared on Broadway.   Mohr began appearing in films in the late 1930s, playing his first villain role in the 15-part cliffhanger serial Jungle Girl (1941). After three years' service in the US Army Air Forces during World War II, he returned to Hollywood, starring and appearing in numerous movies until 1949 when he joined Fred Foy has co-announcer for the first series of The Lone Ranger.   From the 1950s on, he appeared as a guest star in more than one hundred television series, mostly westerns, though several comedy, variety, crime, and early science fiction serials.  Mohr is remembered for his performance as "Ricky's friend" psychiatrist 'Dr. Henry Molin' (real life name of the assistant film editor on the show) in the classic February 1953 I Love Lucy episode, "The Inferiority Complex". Mohr's repeated line was, "Treatment, Ricky. Treatment".  

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Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)

On a scientific expedition to Siam young Billy Batson is given the ability to change himself into the super-powered Captain Marvel by the wizard Shazam, who tells him his powers will last only as long as the Golden Scorpion idol is threatened. Finding the idol, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John English  •  William Witney
CAST:  Tom Tyler  •  Frank Coghlan Jr.  •  William Benedict  •  Louise Currie

On a scientific expedition to Siam young Billy Batson is given the ability to change himself into the super-powered Captain Marvel by the wizard Shazam, who tells him his powers will last only as long as the Golden Scorpion idol is threatened. Finding the idol, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John English  •  William Witney
CAST:  Tom Tyler  •  Frank Coghlan Jr.  •  William Benedict  •  Louise Currie

Detective Story (1951)

Tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad. An embittered cop, Det. Jim McLeod, leads a precinct of characters in their grim daily battle with the city's lowlife. The characters who pass through the precinct ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Eleanor Parker  •  William Bendix  •  Cathy O'Donnell

Tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad. An embittered cop, Det. Jim McLeod, leads a precinct of characters in their grim daily battle with the city's lowlife. The characters who pass through the precinct ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Eleanor Parker  •  William Bendix  •  Cathy O'Donnell

Gilda (1946)

A gambler discovers an old flame while in Argentina, but she's married to his new boss.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Vidor
CAST:  Rita Hayworth  •  Glenn Ford  •  Joseph Calleia  •  George Macready

A gambler discovers an old flame while in Argentina, but she's married to his new boss.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Vidor
CAST:  Rita Hayworth  •  Glenn Ford  •  Joseph Calleia  •  George Macready

Invasion, U.S.A. (1952)

A group of American witness the deadly invasion of the United States by the Soviet Union.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Gerald Mohr  •  Peggie Castle  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Robert Bice

A group of American witness the deadly invasion of the United States by the Soviet Union.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred E. Green
CAST:  Gerald Mohr  •  Peggie Castle  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Robert Bice

Love Affair (1939)

French playboy Michel Marnet and American Terry McKay fall in love during the transatlantic passage of a ship. They arrange to reunite six months later, if neither has changed their mind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Charles Boyer  •  Maria Ouspenskaya  •  Lee Bowman

French playboy Michel Marnet and American Terry McKay fall in love during the transatlantic passage of a ship. They arrange to reunite six months later, if neither has changed their mind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Charles Boyer  •  Maria Ouspenskaya  •  Lee Bowman

Sirocco (1951)

A mysterious American gets mixed up with gunrunners in Syria.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Märta Torén  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Everett Sloane

A mysterious American gets mixed up with gunrunners in Syria.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Märta Torén  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Everett Sloane

The Angry Red Planet (1959)

The first manned flight to Mars returns after having been out of communications since it had arrived on Mars. What would it reveal?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ib Melchior
CAST:  Gerald Mohr  •  Naura Hayden  •  Les Tremayne  •  Jack Kruschen

The first manned flight to Mars returns after having been out of communications since it had arrived on Mars. What would it reveal?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ib Melchior
CAST:  Gerald Mohr  •  Naura Hayden  •  Les Tremayne  •  Jack Kruschen

The Sniper (1952)

Eddie Miller struggles with his hatred of women, he's especially bothered by seeing women with their lovers. He starts a killing spree as a sniper by shooting women from far distances. In an attempt to get caught, he writes an anonymous letter to the police begging ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Adolphe Menjou  •  Arthur Franz  •  Gerald Mohr  •  Marie Windsor

Eddie Miller struggles with his hatred of women, he's especially bothered by seeing women with their lovers. He starts a killing spree as a sniper by shooting women from far distances. In an attempt to get caught, he writes an anonymous letter to the police begging ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Adolphe Menjou  •  Arthur Franz  •  Gerald Mohr  •  Marie Windsor

Woman of the Year (1942)

Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Fay Bainter  •  Reginald Owen

Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Fay Bainter  •  Reginald Owen

The Sea Hawk (1940)

Dashing pirate Geoffrey Thorpe plunders Spanish ships for Queen Elizabeth I and falls in love with Dona Maria, a beautiful Spanish royal he captures.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Brenda Marshall  •  Claude Rains  •  Donald Crisp

Dashing pirate Geoffrey Thorpe plunders Spanish ships for Queen Elizabeth I and falls in love with Dona Maria, a beautiful Spanish royal he captures.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Brenda Marshall  •  Claude Rains  •  Donald Crisp

This Rebel Breed (1960)

"Black Rebels" (also known as "The Rebel Breed") is about juvenile delinquents--in particular, kids who resort to racially motivated crimes. To combat this problem, the cops send two recent police academy graduates to a local high school to pose as students. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard L. Bare  •  William Rowland
CAST:  Rita Moreno  •  Mark Damon  •  Gerald Mohr  •  Al Freeman, Jr.

"Black Rebels" (also known as "The Rebel Breed") is about juvenile delinquents--in particular, kids who resort to racially motivated crimes. To combat this problem, the cops send two recent police academy graduates to a local high school to pose as students. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard L. Bare  •  William Rowland
CAST:  Rita Moreno  •  Mark Damon  •  Gerald Mohr  •  Al Freeman, Jr.

Murder in Times Square (1943)

An actor becomes a suspect in the murders of four New Yorkers injected with rattlesnake venom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Edmund Lowe  •  Marguerite Chapman  •  John Litel  •  William Wright

An actor becomes a suspect in the murders of four New Yorkers injected with rattlesnake venom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Edmund Lowe  •  Marguerite Chapman  •  John Litel  •  William Wright

The Truth About Murder (1946)

A young attorney (Bonita Granville) is convinced a murder suspect is innocent in the killing of his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Bonita Granville  •  Morgan Conway  •  Rita Corday  •  Donald Douglas

A young attorney (Bonita Granville) is convinced a murder suspect is innocent in the killing of his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Bonita Granville  •  Morgan Conway  •  Rita Corday  •  Donald Douglas

The Lone Wolf in London (1947)

Michael Lanyard (Gerald Mohr) is suspected of stealing two fabulous diamonds from a vault in Scotland Yard, where they were being held for safekeeping, but the Yard can't prove he did it. Later, Lanyard is summoned by a member of the nobility to help the latter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Gerald Mohr  •  Eric Blore  •  Nancy Saunders  •  Evelyn Ankers

Michael Lanyard (Gerald Mohr) is suspected of stealing two fabulous diamonds from a vault in Scotland Yard, where they were being held for safekeeping, but the Yard can't prove he did it. Later, Lanyard is summoned by a member of the nobility to help the latter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Goodwins
CAST:  Gerald Mohr  •  Eric Blore  •  Nancy Saunders  •  Evelyn Ankers

Heaven Only Knows (1947)

Also released as Montana Mike, Heaven Only Knows is an offbeat western with fantasy overtones. Hard-bitten gambling boss Brian Donlevy rules his frontier community with brawn and bullets. To his dismay, Donlevy discovers that he has a guardian angel (Robert ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Marjorie Reynolds  •  Jorja Curtright

Also released as Montana Mike, Heaven Only Knows is an offbeat western with fantasy overtones. Hard-bitten gambling boss Brian Donlevy rules his frontier community with brawn and bullets. To his dismay, Donlevy discovers that he has a guardian angel (Robert ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Marjorie Reynolds  •  Jorja Curtright

Hunt the Man Down (1950)

A lawyer uncovers secrets behind a 12-year-old murder case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Archainbaud
CAST:  Gig Young  •  Lynne Roberts  •  Mary Anderson  •  Willard Parker

A lawyer uncovers secrets behind a 12-year-old murder case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Archainbaud
CAST:  Gig Young  •  Lynne Roberts  •  Mary Anderson  •  Willard Parker

The Duel at Silver Creek (1952)

A gang of claim jumpers is infesting the territory, gaining ownership of undermanned mining operations through extortion...and leaving no live witnesses. But one victim, quick-drawing gambler Luke Cromwell, escapes. Meanwhille, Marshal Lightnin' Tyrone is also ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Audie Murphy  •  Faith Domergue  •  Stephen McNally  •  Susan Cabot

A gang of claim jumpers is infesting the territory, gaining ownership of undermanned mining operations through extortion...and leaving no live witnesses. But one victim, quick-drawing gambler Luke Cromwell, escapes. Meanwhille, Marshal Lightnin' Tyrone is also ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Siegel
CAST:  Audie Murphy  •  Faith Domergue  •  Stephen McNally  •  Susan Cabot

Dr. Broadway (1942)

A New York doctor (Macdonald Carey) saves a chorus girl (Jean Phillips) from a window ledge, twice, and rounds up racketeers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Macdonald Carey  •  Jean Phillips  •  Eduardo Ciannelli  •  Richard Lane

A New York doctor (Macdonald Carey) saves a chorus girl (Jean Phillips) from a window ledge, twice, and rounds up racketeers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Macdonald Carey  •  Jean Phillips  •  Eduardo Ciannelli  •  Richard Lane

Slightly French (1949)

A film director, in bad standing with his studio, tries to turn a local carnival dancer into a "French" movie star and pass her off as his big new discovery  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Janis Carter  •  Willard Parker

A film director, in bad standing with his studio, tries to turn a local carnival dancer into a "French" movie star and pass her off as his big new discovery  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Janis Carter  •  Willard Parker

The Lady Has Plans (1942)

Some dastardly criminals have stolen some top secret plans and tattoo them on the back of a woman so she can sell them to the highest bidder in Lisbon. This woman plans to take the place of a 'Sidney Royce', a legitimate traveler going to Lisbon as a reporter. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lanfield
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Paulette Goddard  •  Roland Young  •  Albert Dekker

Some dastardly criminals have stolen some top secret plans and tattoo them on the back of a woman so she can sell them to the highest bidder in Lisbon. This woman plans to take the place of a 'Sidney Royce', a legitimate traveler going to Lisbon as a reporter. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lanfield
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Paulette Goddard  •  Roland Young  •  Albert Dekker
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