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Barton Maclane ACTOR


Barton Maclane was born on December 25th, 1902 in Columbia, South Carolina with the birth name Ernest Barton MacLane.  Upon completing High School, he attended Wesleyan University where he excelled in sports, especially football.  When he graduated from college he got into the film industry to mostly at first to his strength and physical appearance.  He worked on the film, "The Quarterback" (1926).
He then went to get some formal acting training at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and then joined a local stock company.  Barton finally got a chance to work on Broadway in the production, "The Trial of Mary Dugan" (1927) followed by an appearance in, "Subway Express" (1929-1930).    
When Maclane decided to see if he could write a script for the stage he completed the play, "Rendezvous" (1932) which survived a total of twenty one performances before closing down.  This did however, open a door for him with a contract with Warner Brothers.
In 1935 he worked on the film, "G-Men" which showed the type of characters he was best at portraying.  Again it was his physique and a rasping voice that made him great for western films and to work on the types of films Warner Brothers was known for.
His film career continued with roles on such films as, "Bullets or Ballots" (1938), "Western Union" (1941), "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" (1948) and "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" (1950) amongst many others. 
Along with a highly successful film career he also became involved as working as a television actor and was actually able to avoid his type cast film actor style for a completely different role on NBC's, "The Outlaws" as a good guy Marshall Frank Caine.  Barton also made an appearance on, "I Dream of Jeanie" (1965-1969) as General Peterson, a role he is still very well known for today.  He appeared in a total of thirty five episodes, three of which actually aired after he passed away.
He proved him self to have a number of different talents and he excelled at anything he did whether it be football in college, stag, television or film acting, play writing and even an accomplished musician playing a number of instruments.
When he was not working on a set he opened a cattle ranch in Madera County California.  He was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to the television industry.   
Barton Maclane married twice throughout his lifetime.  His first marriage was to Martha Stewart with whom he had two children.  After his divorce from her he married Charlotte Wynters in 1939 and they remained together until he passed away on January 1st, 1969 in Santa Monica, California from cancer.  He is buried at Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in Burbank, California.


1965-1969 I Dream of Jeannie
1968 Buckskin 
1968 Arizona Bushwhackers 
1967 Hondo
1967 The Monkees
1966-1967 Gunsmoke
1966 The Munsters
1965 Town Tamer 
1965 The Rounders 
1959-1964 Perry Mason
1964 Law of the Lawless 
1960-1963 Laramie 
1961 Pocketful of Miracles
1960-1961 Outlaws
1960 Noose for a Gunman 
1960 Tightrope
1960 Overland Trail
1959-1960 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
1960 Gunfighters of Abilene 
1958-1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse
1959 Black Saddle
1959 The Grand Jury
1958 Frontier Gun 
1958 The Geisha Boy 
1958 Girl on the Run 
1958 77 Sunset Strip
1958 Girl in the Woods 
1958 Kraft Theatre
1957 Tales of Wells Fargo
1957 Naked in the Sun 
1955-1957 Lux Video Theatre
1957 Telephone Time
1957 Circus Boy
1957 Sierra Stranger
1957 Wire Service
1957 Hell's Crossroads
1956 Three Violent People 
1956 Naked Gun 
1956 The Man Is Armed
1956 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour 
1956 Wetbacks 
1956 Backlash 
1956 Crossroads
1956 Cheyenne
1956 Jaguar
1956 Studio 57
1955 Last of the Desperados 
1955 Schlitz Playhouse
1955 Jail Busters 
1955 Foxfire 
1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse
1955 The Silver Star 
1955 Four Star Playhouse
1955 Treasure of Ruby Hills 
1954 Hell's Outpost 
1954 The Whistler
1954 Rails Into Laramie 
1954 Waterfront
1954 Jubilee Trail 
1954 The Glenn Miller Story 
1953 Jack Slade 
1953 Sea of Lost Ships 
1953 Captain Scarface 
1953 Fireside Theatre
1953 Cow Country 
1953 Your Jeweler's Showcase
1953 Kansas Pacific 
1952 Thunderbirds 
1952 The Half-Breed 
1952 Bugles in the Afternoon 
1951 Drums in the Deep South 
1951 Best of the Badmen 
1950 The Bandit Queen 
1950 Let's Dance 
1950 Rookie Fireman 
1950 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye 
1949 Red Light 
1948 Unknown Island 
1948 Angel in Exile 
1948 The Walls of Jericho 
1948 The Dude Goes West 
1948 Silver River 
1948 Relentless 
1948 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 
1947 Jungle Flight 
1947 Cheyenne
1947 Tarzan and the Huntress
1946 San Quentin
1946 Santa Fe Uprising 
1946 Mysterious Intruder 
1945 The Spanish Main 
1945 Scared Stiff 
1945 Tarzan and the Amazons 
1944 Gentle Annie 
1944 Cry of the Werewolf 
1944 Secret Command 
1944 The Mummy's Ghost 
1944 Marine Raiders 
1944 Nabonga 
1943 Crime Doctor's Strangest Case 
1943 The Underdog 
1943 Song of Texas 
1943 Bombardier 
1943 A Gentle Gangster 
1943 Man of Courage 
1942 Highways by Night 
1942 The Big Street 
1941 All Through the Night 
1941 The Maltese Falcon 
1941 Wild Geese Calling 
1941 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 
1941 Manpower 
1941 Hit the Road 
1941 Barnacle Bill 
1941 Western Union 
1941 Come Live with Me 
1941 High Sierra 
1940 Melody Ranch 
1940 The Secret Seven
1940 Men Without Souls 
1940 Gangs of Chicago 
1939 Mutiny in the Big House 
1939 Torchy Runs for Mayor 
1939 Big Town Czar 
1939 I Was a Convict 
1939 Torchy Blane in Chinatown 
1939 Stand Up and Fight 
1938 Torchy Gets Her Man 
1938 The Storm 
1938 Prison Break 
1938 You and Me 
1938 Gold Is Where You Find It 
1938 The Kid Comes Back 
1938 Blondes at Work 
1937 The Adventurous Blonde 
1937 Wine, Women and Horses 
1937 San Quentin 
1937 Born Reckless 
1937 Ever Since Eve 
1937 Fly Away Baby 
1937 Draegerman Courage 
1937 The Prince and the Pauper 
1937 You Only Live Once 
1937 God's Country and the Woman 
1937 Smart Blonde 
1936 Jailbreak 
1936 Bengal Tiger 
1936 Bullets or Ballots 
1936 Times Square Playboy 
1936 The Walking Dead 
1936 Ceiling Zero 
1935 Man of Iron 
1935 Frisco Kid 
1935 I Found Stella Parish 
1935 Dr. Socrates 
1935 The Case of the Lucky Legs 
1935 Page Miss Glory
1935 Stranded 
1935 Go Into Your Dance 
1935 'G' Men 
1935 The Case of the Curious Bride 
1935 Black Fury 
1934 The Last Round-Up 
1934 All of Me 
1933 Hell and High Water 
1933 Lone Cowboy 
1933 Big Executive 
1933 Tillie and Gus 
1933 To the Last Man 
1933 Man of the Forest 
1933 Let's Dance 
1933 The Thundering Herd 
1932 Your Hat 
1932 State's Attorney 
1931 His Woman 
1929 The Cocoanuts 
1926 The Quarterback   

Matinee Classics - Song of Texas starring Roy Rogers, Sheila Ryan, Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon, Pat Brady, Arline Judge, William Haade, Eve March and Hal Taliaferro
Matinee Classics - Melody Ranch starring Gene Autry, Jimmy Durante, Ann Miller, Barton Maclane, Barbara Allen, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Jerome Cowan and Mary Lee
Matinee Classics - Melody Ranch starring Gene Autry, Jimmy Durante, Ann Miller, Barton MacLane, Barbara Jo Allen and George 'Gabby' Hayes
Matinee Classics - All Through the Night starring Humphrey Bogart, Kaaren Verne, Conrad Veidt,  Peter Lorre , Frank McHugh, Judith Anderson, William Demarest, Jackie Gleason, Phil Silvers, Wallace Ford,  Barton MacLane, and James Burke
Matinee Classics - Nabonga starring Larry 'Buster' Crabbe, Fifi D'Orsay, Julie London, Barton Maclane and Ray ' Crash' Corrigan
Matinee Classics - Man of the Forest starring Randolph Scott, Verna Hillie, Harry Carey, Noah Beery Sr., Larry 'Buster' Crabbe, Barton MacLane and Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams
Matinee Classics - Mutiny in the Big House starring Charles Bickford, Barton MacLane, Pat Moriarty, Dennis Moore, William Royle, Charley Foy and George Cleveland
Matinee Classics - The Underdog starring Barton MacLane, Bobby Larson, Jan Wiley, Charlotte Wynters, Conrad Binyon, Elizabeth Valentine, Kenneth Harlan, Jack Kennedy and George Anderson
Matinee Classics - Outlaws starring Barton MacLane, Don Collier, Bruce Yarnell, Slim Pickens, Judy Lewis and Jock Gaynor
Matinee Classics - Page Miss Glory starring Marion Davies, Pat O'Brien, Dick Powell, Mary Astor, Frank McHugh, Lyle Talbot, Allen Jenkins, Barton MacLane, Patsy Kelly, Hobart Cavanaugh, Joseph Cawthorn, Al Shean and Berton Churchill

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