Jack Kruschen

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jacob Kruschen (March 20, 1922 – April 2, 2002) was a Jewish character actor who worked primarily in American film, television and radio. Kruschen was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Dr. Dreyfuss in the 1960 comedy-drama The Apartment. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jack Kruschen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Cape Fear (1962)

Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Polly Bergen  •  Lori Martin

Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Polly Bergen  •  Lori Martin

Follow That Dream (1962)

When the Kwimper family car runs out of fuel on a new Florida highway and an officious state supervisor tries to run them off, Pop Kwimper digs in his heels and decides to do a little homesteading. He and his son Toby and their 'adopted' children—Holly, Ariadne, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Arthur O'Connell  •  Anne Helm  •  Joanna Moore

When the Kwimper family car runs out of fuel on a new Florida highway and an officious state supervisor tries to run them off, Pop Kwimper digs in his heels and decides to do a little homesteading. He and his son Toby and their 'adopted' children—Holly, Ariadne, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Elvis Presley  •  Arthur O'Connell  •  Anne Helm  •  Joanna Moore

Freebie and the Bean (1974)

Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Rush
CAST:  Alan Arkin  •  James Caan  •  Valerie Harper  •  Loretta Swit

Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Rush
CAST:  Alan Arkin  •  James Caan  •  Valerie Harper  •  Loretta Swit

Julie (1956)

A terrified stewardess is stalked by her psychotic estranged husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Doris Day  •  Louis Jourdan  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Frank Lovejoy

A terrified stewardess is stalked by her psychotic estranged husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Doris Day  •  Louis Jourdan  •  Barry Sullivan  •  Frank Lovejoy

McLintock! (1963)

Ageing, wealthy, rancher and self-made man, George Washington McLintock is forced to deal with numerous personal and professional problems. Seemingly everyone wants a piece of his enormous farmstead, including high-ranking government men, McLintock's own sons and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew V. McLaglen
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Patrick Wayne

Ageing, wealthy, rancher and self-made man, George Washington McLintock is forced to deal with numerous personal and professional problems. Seemingly everyone wants a piece of his enormous farmstead, including high-ranking government men, McLintock's own sons and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew V. McLaglen
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Patrick Wayne

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 Apartment (1960)

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Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as a place to take their mistresses. Although he often has to deal with the aftermath of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Ray Walston

Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as a place to take their mistresses. Although he often has to deal with the aftermath of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Ray Walston

The Bellboy (1960)

Stanley is a bellboy at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach, where he performs his duties quietly and without a word to anyone. All he displays are facial expressions and a comedic slapstick style. And anything that can go wrong, does go wrong when Stanley is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Alex Gerry  •  Bob Clayton  •  Sonnie Sands

Stanley is a bellboy at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach, where he performs his duties quietly and without a word to anyone. All he displays are facial expressions and a comedic slapstick style. And anything that can go wrong, does go wrong when Stanley is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Alex Gerry  •  Bob Clayton  •  Sonnie Sands

The Decks Ran Red (1958)

A band of dishonest seamen plans a murderous mutiny aboard the S.S. Berwind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  James Mason  •  Dorothy Dandridge  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Stuart Whitman

A band of dishonest seamen plans a murderous mutiny aboard the S.S. Berwind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  James Mason  •  Dorothy Dandridge  •  Broderick Crawford  •  Stuart Whitman

The Happening (1967)

A group of young drifters kidnap wealthy businessman Roc Delmonico just for kicks. They keep him captive, demanding a ransom for his safe release. However there is no one - wife, Mafia associates or mother - willing to part with the $200,000 ransom. Demonico is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliot Silverstein
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Michael Parks  •  George Maharis  •  Robert Walker Jr.

A group of young drifters kidnap wealthy businessman Roc Delmonico just for kicks. They keep him captive, demanding a ransom for his safe release. However there is no one - wife, Mafia associates or mother - willing to part with the $200,000 ransom. Demonico is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliot Silverstein
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Michael Parks  •  George Maharis  •  Robert Walker Jr.

The Last Voyage (1960)

The S. S. Claridon is scheduled for her five last voyages after thirty-eight years of service. After an explosion in the boiler room, Captain Robert Adams is reluctant to evacuate the steamship. While the crew fights to hold a bulkhead between the flooded boiler ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Robert Stack  •  Dorothy Malone  •  George Sanders  •  Edmond O'Brien

The S. S. Claridon is scheduled for her five last voyages after thirty-eight years of service. After an explosion in the boiler room, Captain Robert Adams is reluctant to evacuate the steamship. While the crew fights to hold a bulkhead between the flooded boiler ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Robert Stack  •  Dorothy Malone  •  George Sanders  •  Edmond O'Brien

The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)

When the Lemon Drop Kid accidentally cheats gangster Moose Moran out of his track winnings, the Kid promises to repay Moose the money by Christmas. Creating a fake charity for "Apple Annie" Nellie Thursday, the Kid tricks his gang into donning Santa suits and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lanfield
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Marilyn Maxwell  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Jane Darwell

When the Lemon Drop Kid accidentally cheats gangster Moose Moran out of his track winnings, the Kid promises to repay Moose the money by Christmas. Creating a fake charity for "Apple Annie" Nellie Thursday, the Kid tricks his gang into donning Santa suits and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lanfield
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Marilyn Maxwell  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Jane Darwell

Where Danger Lives (1950)

A young doctor falls in love with a disturbed young woman and apparently becomes involved in the death of her husband. They head for Mexico trying to outrun the law.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Faith Domergue  •  Claude Rains  •  Maureen O'Sullivan

A young doctor falls in love with a disturbed young woman and apparently becomes involved in the death of her husband. They head for Mexico trying to outrun the law.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Faith Domergue  •  Claude Rains  •  Maureen O'Sullivan

Where the Boys Are (1960)

Good girls Merritt, Melanie, Tuggle and Angie - all students at mid-western Penmore University - are planning on going to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for spring break to get away from the mid-western snow despite not having much money to spend once there. On the drive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Levin
CAST:  Dolores Hart  •  George Hamilton  •  Yvette Mimieux  •  Jim Hutton

Good girls Merritt, Melanie, Tuggle and Angie - all students at mid-western Penmore University - are planning on going to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for spring break to get away from the mid-western snow despite not having much money to spend once there. On the drive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Levin
CAST:  Dolores Hart  •  George Hamilton  •  Yvette Mimieux  •  Jim Hutton

The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)

The buoyant Molly Brown has survived the first crisis of her life—a flood. Sixteen years later she sets out to make her way in the world. She assures the Leadville saloon keeper that she can sing and play the piano, and learns quickly. Soon she marries Johnny Brown ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Debbie Reynolds  •  Harve Presnell  •  Ed Begley  •  Jack Kruschen

The buoyant Molly Brown has survived the first crisis of her life—a flood. Sixteen years later she sets out to make her way in the world. She assures the Leadville saloon keeper that she can sing and play the piano, and learns quickly. Soon she marries Johnny Brown ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Debbie Reynolds  •  Harve Presnell  •  Ed Begley  •  Jack Kruschen

The War of the Worlds (1953)

The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills, until they discover it is the first of many transport devices from Mars bringing an army of invaders invincible to any man-made weapon, even the atomic bomb.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  Gene Barry  •  Ann Robinson  •  Les Tremayne  •  Robert Cornthwaite

The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills, until they discover it is the first of many transport devices from Mars bringing an army of invaders invincible to any man-made weapon, even the atomic bomb.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  Gene Barry  •  Ann Robinson  •  Les Tremayne  •  Robert Cornthwaite

The Ladies Man (1961)

After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many women. Can he live in the same home with all these females?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Helen Traubel  •  Pat Stanley  •  Kathleen Freeman

After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many women. Can he live in the same home with all these females?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Helen Traubel  •  Pat Stanley  •  Kathleen Freeman

No Way Out (1950)

Robbers Ray Biddle and his brother are shot and taken to the local hospital. There, the two are treated by Dr. Brooks, the hospital's only black doctor. The brothers assault Brooks with racist slurs. And, when his brother ends up dying on the operating table, Ray ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Linda Darnell  •  Stephen McNally  •  Sidney Poitier

Robbers Ray Biddle and his brother are shot and taken to the local hospital. There, the two are treated by Dr. Brooks, the hospital's only black doctor. The brothers assault Brooks with racist slurs. And, when his brother ends up dying on the operating table, Ray ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Linda Darnell  •  Stephen McNally  •  Sidney Poitier

It Should Happen to You (1954)

Gladys Glover has just lost her modeling job when she meets filmmaker Pete Sheppard shooting a documentary in Central Park. For Pete it's love at first sight, but Gladys has her mind on other things, making a name for herself. Through a fluke of advertising she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Judy Holliday  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Peter Lawford  •  Michael O'Shea

Gladys Glover has just lost her modeling job when she meets filmmaker Pete Sheppard shooting a documentary in Central Park. For Pete it's love at first sight, but Gladys has her mind on other things, making a name for herself. Through a fluke of advertising she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Judy Holliday  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Peter Lawford  •  Michael O'Shea

Soldier of Fortune (1955)

An American woman arrives in Hong Kong to unravel the mystery of her missing photographer husband. After getting nowhere with the authorities, she is led by some underground characters to an American soldier of fortune working in the area against the Communists. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Susan Hayward  •  Michael Rennie  •  Gene Barry

An American woman arrives in Hong Kong to unravel the mystery of her missing photographer husband. After getting nowhere with the authorities, she is led by some underground characters to an American soldier of fortune working in the area against the Communists. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Dmytryk
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Susan Hayward  •  Michael Rennie  •  Gene Barry
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