Filmography-  Descending Order From 1986


 


Classic Comedy Teams (1986) (Video) .... The East Side Kids (Archive Footage)


 


"All in the Family"  1972~1976 As Bert Munson -


 Judging a book by cover (2/9/1971)....Barney (First appearance, only one not playing Munson character)

 


Archie's Weighty Problem (2/9/1976) TV Episode


Archie The Hero(09/29/1975) TV Episode

 


Chain Letter (1975) TV Episode .... Bert Munson

 


The Bunkers and Inflation (9/14/1974) TV Episode .... Bert Munson

 


Archie Is Branded (2/24/1973) TV Episode .... Bert Munson

 


Archie's Fraud (2/23/1972) TV Episode .... Bert Munson



The Phantom of Hollywood (1974) (TV) .... Studio Engineer


 


"O'Hara, U.S. Treasury"

    Operation: Bandera (1971) TV Episode .... Bart



"Bracken's World" (1969) TV Series (uncredited) .... Pat, projectionist (09/19/1969-12/25/1970, 41 episodes)


 


"Land of the Giants"

   Our Man O'Reilly (12/28/1969) TV Episode .... Harry the Bartender



"Adam-12"

   Log 123: Courtroom (11/29/1969) TV Episode .... Judge Perkins


 

"Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C."

   A Dog Is a Dog Is a Dog (01/12/1968) TV Episode .... Attendant


   Sergeant of the Guard (04/02/1965) TV Episode .... Hawkins (This episode was written by Dick Powell)


 


Fitzwilly (1967) (uncredited) .... Restaurant owner

... aka A Garden of Cucumbers

... aka Fitzwilly Strikes Back (UK)




"Gunsmoke"

... aka Gun Law (UK)

... aka Marshal Dillon (USA: rerun title)


  


   Stranger in Town (11/20/1967) TV Episode .... Bartender

  


   The Returning (02/18/1967) TV Episode .... Barney

 


   My Father, My Son (04/23/1966) TV Episode .... Bartender


 


Mister Buddwing (1966) .... 2nd Cab Driver

... aka Woman Without a Face


 

"The F.B.I."

To Free My Enemy (10/24/1965) TV Episode .... Manager


 

"The Andy Griffith Show"

... aka Andy of Mayberry (USA: rerun title)

 


   Opie and the Carnival (04/24/1965) TV Episode .... Charlie

 


   The Big House (05/06/1963) TV Episode .... Tiny


 


"Vacation Playhouse"

 


   Papa G.I. (1964) TV Episode .... Soldier #2


 


"Perry Mason"

 


 The Case of the Antic Angel (04/16/1964) TV Episode .... Barman

 


The Case of the Elusive Element (04/11/1963) TV Episode .... Man

 


The Case of the Lonely Eloper (05/26/1962) TV Episode ...Corbett


 


A Global Affair (1964) .... Cab Driver



 


Move Over, Darling (1963) (uncredited) .... Seaman


 


"The Fugitive"

 


   Terror at High Point (12/17/1963) TV Episode .... Mike

 


  The Wheeler Dealers (1963) (uncredited) .... Subpoena Server

... aka Separate Beds (UK)




For Love or Money (1963) .... Elevator Operator

... aka The Three-Way Match

... aka Three on a Match


 


The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963) (uncredited) .... Milkman



"I'm Dickens, He's Fenster"

 


   Mr. Takeover (02/01/1963) TV Episode (as Bill Halop) .... Attendant



Boys' Night Out (1962) (uncredited) .... Elevator Operator


 


"The New Breed"

 


   Walk This Street Lightly (06/05/1962) TV Episode


 

 


"Wanted: Dead or Alive"

 


   Mental Lapse (01/02/1960) TV Episode .... Hotel Clerk


 


"Richard Diamond, Private Detective"

... aka Call Mr. D.e

 


   Two for Paradise (1959) TV Episode .... Charlie Cole

 


   Air Strike (1955) .... Lt. Cmdr. Orville Swanson


 


"The Jack Benny Program"

... aka The Jack Benny Show

   Entire Cast Show (10/3/1954) TV Episode




"Your Favorite Story"

   Lady and the Law (5/10/1954) TV Episode

 


   Turtle Island (5/10/1953) TV Episode

 


   The World Beyond (5/3/1953) TV Episode




:Robert Montgomery Presents"

... aka Lucky Strike Theater

... aka Montgomery's Summer Stock

... aka The Robert Montgomery Summer Theater

 


    The Pale Blonde of Sand Street (4/12/1954) TV Episode


 

 


"The Cisco Kid"



   The Fugitive (12/3/1953) TV Episode .... Dr. Jerome Alpers

  


   Bullets and the Booby Trap (10/15/1953) TV Episode .... Cass Rankin


 


"Boston Blackie"

  


    The Heist Job (1953) TV Episode .... Johnny Evans


 

"The Unexpected"

... aka Times Square Playhouse

 


   Born Again (4/9/1952) TV Episode


 


"Racket Squad"

 


   Accidentally on Purpose (1952) TV Episode .... Salesman


 

 


Too Late for Tears (1949) (uncredited) .... Boat attendant

... aka Killer Bait (USA: reissue title)


 


Challenge of the Range (1949) (as William Halop) .... Reb Matson

... aka Moonlight Raid (UK)         



Dangerous Years (1947) (as William Halop) .... Danny Jones


 


Gas House Kids (1946) .... Tony Albertini

... aka East Side Rascals


 


 


Mug Town (1943) .... Tommy Davis




Junior Army (1942) .... James 'Jimmie' Fletcher



 


Tough As They Come (1942) .... Tommy Clark



Junior G-Men of the Air (1942) .... Billy 'Ace' Holden


 


Blues in the Night (1941) .... Peppi


 


Sea Raiders (1941) .... Billy Adams


 


Mob Town (1941) .... Tom Barker


 


Hit the Road (1941) .... Tom           



Sky Raiders (1941) .... Tim Bryant


 


Give Us Wings (1940) .... Tom


 


Junior G-Men (1940) .... Billy Barton


 


You're Not So Tough (1940) .... Tommy Abraham Lincoln


 


Tom Brown's School Days (1940) .... Flashman

... aka Adventures at Rugby (USA: reissue title)


 


Call a Messenger (1939) .... Jimmy Hogan


 


On Dress Parade (1939) .... Cadet Maj. Jack Rollins

... aka Dead End Kids at Military School (USA: new title)

... aka The 'Dead End' Kids 'On Dress Parade' (USA: complete title)


 


Dust Be My Destiny (1939) .... Hank Glenn


 


The Angels Wash Their Faces (1939) .... William R. 'Billy' Shafter

... aka Angels Wash Their Faces (USA)


 


Hell's Kitchen (1939) .... Tony Marco




You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939) .... John 'Johnny' Stone


 


They Made Me a Criminal (1939) .... Tommy

... aka I Became a Criminal

... aka They Made Me a Fugitive


 


Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) .... Soapy


 


Little Tough Guy (1938) .... Johnny Boylan


 


Crime School (1938) .... Frank 'Frankie' Warren


 


Dead End (1937) .... Tommy Gordon

... aka Dead End: Cradle of Crime (USA: reissue title)



Swingtime in the Movies (1938) .... 'Crime School' Kid



 


Radio Appearances-  Ascending Order From 1926 - 1959


1926

 


Halop made his professional performing debut at the age six when a small radio station requested children from the private school he was attending for roles in their broadcasts. He and his sister, Florence, appeared on several children shows together.

 

 


 SEPTEMBER 27, 1929 - MARCH 17, 1934


LET'S PRETEND

 

 


APRIL 1933


THE CHICK CHICK PROGRAM

 


Appeared on episodes 1,2,3 (Halop was 12)

 


Program #1. CBS net. Sponsored by: Chick Chick Easter Egg Dye. A kiddie "operetta" with very talented kids. A good show. "The stars of tomorrow in their 1933 vaudeville revue." Billy sings, "On The Road To Mandalay." The system cue has been deleted. Florence Halop (the eight year old m. c. and "Betty Boop"), Billy Halop (twelve years old), Mildred Schneider, Muriel Ober, Eugene Martin, Carlisle Stevens (announcer).

 

Program #2. CBS net. Sponsored by: Chick Chick Easter Egg Dye. The system cue has been deleted. Billy starts the show by belting, "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More." Florence Halop (m. c.), Billy Halop, Carlisle Stevens (announcer), Frank De Kootzie (? accordionist), Dolly Bonavisto, Eugene Martin.

 

Program #3. CBS net. Sponsored by: Chick Chick Easter Egg Dye. The first tune is, "Whistle, and Blow Your Blues Away." Twelve year old Milton Shapiro imitates Morton Downey (how's that for Gaelic chutzpah?). The system cue has been deleted. Florence Halop (m. c.), Billy Halop, Milton Shapiro, Carlisle Stevens (announcer), Dolly Bonavisto (nine years old), Baby Renee.

 


 


DECEMBER 1933 -  1936

 


BOBBY BENSON'S ADVENTURES

(aka "The H - Bar - O Rangers)


Starred as Bobby Benson

Florence Halop as Polly Armstead

Also in the cast was Huntz Hall

 

When Halop was twelve years old he started touring with the W. T. Johnson Circus Rodeo, during the summer, as Bobby Benson. He left the show to join the stage cast of "Dead End".

 

 


JANUARY 28, 1936 - DECEMBER 6, 1941

 


OUR BARN (children's show)

Starring Patricia Ryan

 

 


 JULY 23, 1936 - NOVEMBER 16, 1936


HOME, SWEET HOME (serial)

The story of Fred and Lucy Dick and their son, Kent, played by Halop.

 

 


 NOVEMBER 19, 1936


THE ROYAL GELTAN HOUR WITH GRAHAM MCNAMEE

 


GUESTS: John McCormack, Billy Halop, Herbert Mundin

 


 


 MAY 26, 1938

THE ELIZA SCHALERT SHOW

 


The Dead End Kids appeared on this fifteen minute show. It is the only known radio program in which they appeared on together.

 


NOVEMBER 9, 1938


TEXACO STAR THEATER


Appeared with Leo Gorcey and Bobby Jordan


 

 


 DECEMBER 1, 1938

 


THE RUDY VALLEE SHOW

 


"FIVE MINUTES"

Billy Halop & Gladys George

 


 


 1938 / 1939


LADY NEXT DOOR

 

 


 NOVEMBER 2, 1939


GOOD NEWS FOR 1940

 


Sponsored by: Maxwell House Coffee. The first tune is, "Are You Having Any Fun?" Maxie Rosenbloom quotes Shakespeare? Connie Boswell sings, "Jumpin' Jive." Daddy tries to explain astrology to Baby Snooks. Roland Young is in a very enlightened prison. "The Night Is Dark," by Shirley Ward; a drama about a "tough" kid's first hold-up. This program may be dated November 2, 1939. Billy Halop, Connie Boswell, Edward Arnold, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford, Maxie Rosenbloom, Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Nadine Conner, Roland Young, Shirley Warde (writer), Warren Hull.

 

 


 NOVEMBER 4, 1939

 


ARCH OBOLER'S PLAYS

 


"YOUNG MR. TROUBLE"

Billy as Mr. Trouble

 

JUNE 21, 1941



LINCOLN HIGHWAY



"COWGIRL"

With Marjorie Rambeau


 

 


 JUNE 3, 1949


THIS IS YOUR FBI

 


"THE HUNGRY WRESTLER"

 


Sponsored by: The Equitable Life Assurance Society. Not auditioned. Stacy Harris, William Woodson (narrator), Frederick Steiner (composer, conductor), Jerry D. Lewis (writer), Jerry Devine (producer), Larry Keating (announcer), Tom Brown, Ted de Corsia, Billy Halop, William Johnstone, Joe Vitale, Roland Winters.

 


 


 JUNE 16, 1950


BROADWAY IS MY BEAT

 


"MORRIS BERNSTEIN"

 


Morris Bernstein, a bread delivery man, is beaten to death...and his girlfriend Leah Goldin is beaten too!.  Larry Thor, Charles Calvert, Harry Bartell, Barney Phillips, Maria Palmer, Howard McNear, Billy Halop, Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Alexander Courage (composer, conductor), Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Joe Walters (announcer), Jack Kruschen.

 


 


 SEPTEMBER 15, 1951


BROADWAY IS MY BEAT

 


"ANNA COMPTON"

 


Anna Compton has been found dead in a car...the trail leads to her very strange husband.  Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Alexander Courage (composer, conductor), Larry Thor, Charles Calvert, Jack Kruschen, Howard McNear, Billy Halop, Lou Krugman, Bill Anders (announcer), Joe Forte, Frances Chaney, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer).

 

 


 NOVEMBER 3, 1951


BROADWAY IS MY BEAT

 


"JOE BLAIR"

 


Joe Blair, a vagrant spending the night in a swank hotel, if found knifed. Another body is found in the alley soon afterward. Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Alexander Courage (composer, conductor), Larry Thor, Charles Calvert, Jack Kruschen, Cathy Lewis, Hy Averback, Edwin Max, Paula Victor, Billy Halop, Bill Anders (announcer).

 


 


 NOVEMBER 23, 1951


THIS IS YOUR FBI

 


"THE FLYING FELON"

 


A gang passing counterfeit travelers checks uses a teen-ager to pass the checks. After the boy is cuaght, he hangs himself in his jail cell! The system cue is added live. The story title was previously used on "This Is Your FBI" on November 21, 1947. Stacy Harris, William Woodson (narrator), Larry Keating (announcer), Frederick Steiner (composer, conductor), Jerry Devine (producer), Jerry D. Lewis (writer), Fred Clark, Sam Edwards, Joe Forte, Billy Halop, William Johnstone, Blossom McDonald, Ted Osborne.

 

 


 MARCH 7, 1952


THIS IS YOUR FBI

 


"THE SKYWAY MAN"

 


How to crack a carnival safe and make a successful getaway? Hire a beat-up stunt pilot and the impoverished owners to go for a ride! The system cue is added live. Stacy Harris, William Woodson (narrator), Larry Keating (announcer), Jerry D. Lewis (writer), Jerry Devine (producer), Frederick Steiner (composer, conductor), Walter Catlett, Sam Edwards, Billy Halop, Joyce McCluskey, John Stevenson, Tom Tully.

 


 


 APRIL 5, 1952


BROADWAY IS MY BEAT

 


"JOHN ELGIN"

 


John Elgin has committed suicide...or was he pushed off the roof of his building? Charlotte Lawrence, Billy Halop, Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Alexander Courage (composer), Larry Thor, Charles Calvert, Jack Kruschen, Louise Lewis.

 

 


 MAY 19, 1952


SUSPENSE

 


"FLIGHT OF THE BUMBLE BEE"

 


An exciting ride on a crippled B-29, returning from a bombing run over Korea. Fred MacMurray, Harlow Wilcox (commercial spokesman), Ross Murray (writer), Joseph Kearns, Billy Halop, Lee Millar, Charles Calvert, Jack Kruschen, Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Lucien Moraweck (composer), Lud Gluskin (conductor), Byron Kane, Glen Vernon, Edgar Barrier, Larry Thor (announcer).

 

 


 MAY 30, 1952


THIS IS YOUR FBI

 


"LARCENY EXPRESS"

 


Several cartons of wrist watches and nylons are stolen from a train. A sheriff is murdered while investigating the crime.

Stacy Harris, William Woodson (narrator), Jerry D. Lewis (writer), Jerry Devine (producer), Frederick Steiner (composer, conductor), Larry Keating (announcer), Newton Arnold, Billy Halop, Lamont Johnson, Charlotte Lawrence, Tom Tully, Carleton Young.

 


 


 FEBRUARY 23, 1953


SUSPENSE

 


"ST. JAMES INFIRMARY BLUES"

 


The story behind the song, a fine portrait of the gangsters of the roaring 20s. Harlow Wilcox (commercial spokesman), Bert Holland (commercial spokesman), Lucien Moraweck (composer), Lud Gluskin (conductor), David Friedkin (writer), Billy Halop, Clayton Post, Joseph Kearns, Morton Fine (writer), Rosemary Clooney, Shepard Menken, Tony Barrett, Vivi Janis, William Conrad, Larry Thor (announcer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director).

 


 


 MARCH 28, 1953


BROADWAY IS MY BEAT

 


"THE STABBING OF JOHN STEWART"

 

Billy Halop as John Stewart


 


A man who expects to be killed named John Stewart has been collecting strange things.  Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Alexander Courage (composer, conductor), Larry Thor, Charles Calvert, Jack Kruschen, Paula Winslowe, Herb Butterfield, Billy Halop, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), James McCallion, Steve Roberts, Lou Merrill, Bill Anders (announcer).

 

 


 SEPTEMBER 26, 1953


BROADWAY IS MY BEAT

 


An old jeweler named Paul Tracy has been robbed and murdered. He turns out to have had a young girlfriend...who is also found dead! Larry Thor, Charles Calvert, Jack Kruschen, Morton Fine (writer), David Friedkin (writer), Elliott Lewis (producer, director), Alexander Courage (composer, conductor), Lillian Buyeff, Billy Halop, Herb Butterfield, Junius Matthews.

 

 


 APRIL 27, 1958


YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR

 


"THE VILLAGE OF VIRTUE MATTER"

 


been a series of robberies in a town filled with retired criminals. Have the old crooks returned to their old ways? Johnny travels to South Carolina to see for himself. Bob Bailey, Jack Johnstone (writer, producer, director), Frank Nelson, Gil Stratton, Will Wright, Jack Kruschen, Dan Cubberly (announcer), Billy Halop, Peter Leeds.

 


 


 JUNE 21, 1958


YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR

 


"VIRTUOUS MOBSTER MAULER

 


Billy Halop as Bill Bailey

 


Johnny gets beat up, but good. But which twin has the gun? Bob Bailey, Jack Kruschen, Les Tremayne, Billy Halop.

 


 

 


JULY 19, 1959

 


YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR

 


"THE WILL AND A WAY MATTER"

 


A fishing guide at the Lake Mojave resort claims that he's been cheated out of his inheritance. A careful examination of the will is called for! Bob Bailey, Virginia Gregg, Byron Kane, Billy Halop, James Matthews (announcer), Jack Johnstone (writer, producer, director), Barney Phillips, Forrest Lewis, Parley Baer, Jack Moyles.

 

 

Halop also appeared on the following radio shows:

 


SKIPPY

 

ROMEO AND JULIET - As Romeo (age 12)


A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM - As "Puck"

 

Appeared on several shows with actress Maud Adams and was a regular on  "THE MARCH OF TIME"


 


Filmography Courtesy Of IMDB.COM


Updated by: Bob Siler


Radio Appearances Provided By: Bob Siler


  


 

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