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DeWitt Jennings

  • Highest Rated: 100% The Big Trail (1930)
  • Lowest Rated: 43% Alibi (1929)
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  • Stocky, stiff-backed actor DeWitt C. Jennings made his film bow in Cecil B. DeMille's The Warrens of Virginia (1915). After scores of silents, Jennings made a seamless transition to talkies, appearing in half a dozen films in 1929 alone. He was usually cast as gruff police captains or baffled suburban fathers (he was Harold Lloyd's dad in 1932's Movie Crazy). Generally dignified and reserved, DeWitt C. Jennings was afforded a rare opportunity to tear a passion to tatters as the "mystery" murderer (one of the most obvious in movie history) in 1934's Death on the Diamond.

Highest Rated Movies








No Score Yet This Is My Affair Bradley Wallace 1937
No Score Yet The Crime of Dr. Forbes Judge Benson 1937
No Score Yet Slave Ship Snodgrass 1937
No Score Yet Fifty Roads to Town Capt. Galloway 1937
No Score Yet Exclusive Story Captain 1936
No Score Yet Kelly the Second Judge 1936
94% Mutiny on the Bounty Fryer 1935
No Score Yet The Farmer Takes a Wife Agent 1935
80% Front Page Woman Lieutenant 1935
No Score Yet The Daring Young Man (uncredited) 1935
No Score Yet Murder on a Honeymoon Capt. Beegle 1935
No Score Yet The Cat's Paw Pete, Policeman 1934
No Score Yet Little Man, What Now? Emil Kleinholz 1934
No Score Yet Massacre Sheriff Jennings 1934
No Score Yet The President Vanishes Cullen 1934
No Score Yet The Fighting Rookie Actor 1934
No Score Yet Operator 13 Artillery Man 1934
No Score Yet Grand Slam Private Detective R.J. Flynn 1933
82% The Mystery of the Wax Museum Captain of Police 1933
No Score Yet Ladies They Talk About Tracy 1933
No Score Yet One Year Later Deputy Russell 1933
No Score Yet The Match King Rodensky 1932
No Score Yet Movie Crazy Mr. Hall 1932
No Score Yet Silver Dollar Mine Foreman 1932
88% Arrowsmith Mr. Tozer 1931
No Score Yet The Deceiver Insp. Dunn 1931
No Score Yet Caught Plastered Chief Morton 1931
No Score Yet The Squaw Man (The White Man) Sheriff Bud Handy 1931
No Score Yet The Secret Six Chief Donlin 1931
No Score Yet The Criminal Code Gleason 1931
No Score Yet Min and Bill Groot 1930
64% The Bat Whispers Police captain 1930
75% The Big House Capt. Wallace 1930
100% The Big Trail Boat Captain 1930
No Score Yet Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 Jay Darrell 1929
No Score Yet The Valiant Warden 1929
43% Alibi O'Brien 1929
No Score Yet The Night Flyer Bucks 1928
No Score Yet Two Arabian Knights American Consul 1927
No Score Yet Exit Smiling Orlando Wainwright 1926
No Score Yet Fire Brigade Fire Chief Wallace 1926
No Score Yet Mystic Police Inspector 1925
No Score Yet Flesh and Blood Det. Doyle 1922
No Score Yet The Little American Actor 1917


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