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John Hoyt

John Hoyt

Birthdate: October 5, 1905

Deathdate: September 15, 1991

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Hoyt (October 5, 1905 – September 15, 1991) was an American film, theatre, and television actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Hoyt,licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ...detailed bio


Mulberry Street (2006)

A deadly infection breaks out on Mulberry Street in downtown Manhattan, causing humans to devolve into blood-thirsty monstrosities. Six recently evicted tenants must survive the night and protect their downtown apartment building as the city quickly spirals out of control. Initially emergency ser...

The Pompatus of Love (1996)

The film revolves around four friends and their relationships with women. Set to the background of upscale Manhattan bars, lofts and apartments, the guys engage in sharp banter and one-upsmanship. The characters, Mark, a therapist (Jon Cryer); Runyon, a playwright (Tim Guinee); Josh, a playboy (A...

The Rhinemann Exchange (1977)

During World War II, an intelligence officer is dispatched by the U.S. government to arrange an exchange in Argentina of industrial diamonds needed by the Germans for a secret gyroscope needed by the Allies.

Duel at Diablo (1966)

While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (James Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Bibi Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Dennis Weaver). The couple have been on the move since two years before, when Ellen Grange had been kid...

Operation C.I.A. (1965)

Secret Agent Mark Andrews is sent to Saigon where he prevents the assassination of the American Ambassador.

Two on a Guillotine (1965)

A prologue introduces the audience to John Harley Duquesne, a psychotic magician who accidentally beheads his wife Melinda with a guillotine during a performance. Twenty years later he dies, and his will requires his daughter Cassie (the mirror image of her mother) to spend seven nights in his ap...

The Time Travelers (1964)

Scientists Dr. Erik von Steiner (Preston Foster), Dr. Steve Connors (Philip Carey) and Carol White (Merry Anders) are testing their time viewing device, drawing enormous amounts of power. Danny McKee (Franken), a technician from the power plant, has been sent to tell them to shut down their exper...

X (1963)

Dr. Xavier develops eyedrops intended to increase the range of human vision, allowing one to see beyond the "visible" spectrum into the ultraviolet and x-ray wavelengths and beyond. Believing that testing on animals and volunteers will produce uselessly subjective observations, he begins testing ...

Merrill's Marauders (1962)

The epic film begins with black and white historical stock footage and maps as a narrator gives the audience the "big picture" by explaining the world situation of the time. The narration continues with the Burma campaign, crediting the British Army and Imperial Forces involved to avoid giving of...

The Premature Burial (1962)

Set in the early dark Victorian-era 1830s or '40s (also similar to Charles Dickens' fiction of rain-soaked London streets), it follows Guy Carrell, who is obssessed with the fear of death. He is most obssessed with the fear of his being buried alive. Though his fiancee Emily says he has nothing t...

Spartacus (1960)

In the 1st century BC, the Roman Republic has slid into corruption, its menial work done by armies of slaves. One of these, a proud and gifted man named Spartacus, is so uncooperative in his servitude that he is sentenced to fight as a gladiator. He is trained at a school run by the unctuous Roma...

Attack of the Puppet People (1958)

The film begins with a Brownie troop visiting a doll manufacturing company called Dolls Inc., owned and operated by the seemingly kindly Mr. Franz (John Hoyt). As the girls tour the factory, they see a number of very lifelike dolls stored in glass canisters locked in a display case on the wall. T...

Baby Face Nelson (1957)

Chicago mob boss Rocca manages to get Lester Gillis sprung from jail in Joliet. His motive is to have Gillis kill a labor organizer, but Gillis refuses, preferring to work with Rocca's gang on robberies instead. Gillis is relaxing, alone in his hotel room, when cops burst in, finding a gun Rocca ...

The Come On (1956)

A con woman tries to swindle her partner-in-crime husband with the help of one of her former marks. But is she to be trusted?

Forever, Darling (1956)

After five years of marriage, chemical engineer Lorenzo Xavier Vega (Arnaz) tends to neglect his wife Susan (Ball) in favor of his work. When she wishes aloud that she had a more attentive spouse, her Guardian Angel—coincidentally the mirror image of her favorite movie star (Mason) -- appears. T...

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Clementi Sabourin is found dead. Police come to investigate, and when they question Bridget Kelly, who found the body, she tells them everything she knows about his past. A Czech refugee, missing and believed dead, Sabourin one day turns up to find his love Zina is now married to his brother. Ou...

Mohawk (1956)

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The Conqueror (1956)

Mongol chief Temujin (later to be known as Genghis Khan) falls for Bortai, the daughter of the Tartar leader, and steals her away, precipitating war. Bortai spurns Temujin and is taken back in a raid. Temujin is later captured. Bortai falls in love with him and helps him escape. Temujin suspects ...

Moonfleet (1955)

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Trial (1955)

Angel Chavez (Rafael Campos) is a Mexican American who lives in the small California town of San Juno. During an annual event called Bass Night held at the town beach, he wanders onto the beach, off-limits to Mexican Americans. There he meets a non-Hispanic girl from his high school class. After ...