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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Great Rocky Mountain Jazz Party, The (1977) as Director
The long-running annual Labor Day jazz at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs is documented. Musicians and fans from around the country are seen performing and enjoying one of these festivals during a four-day period.

Cast (feature film)

2.
Beau James (1957) as Latvian ambassador
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.

Cinematography (feature film)

3.
Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976)
A dramatization of the 1960 "U-2 incident," in which a CIA spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and its pilot, Francis Gary Powers, was brought to trial. Powers was ultimately returned to the United States in a prisoner swap. In later years he became a helicopter traffic reporter for a Los
4.
Capone (1975)
The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years. Unusually, briefly covering the years after Capone was imprisoned.
5.
Newman's Law (1974) as Cinematographer
Police officer Newman has not gotten the reputation of a straight arrow by avoiding conflict when fighting for right. His honesty is put to a strong test when he and his partner discover an international drug ring involving some of the police department's highest ranking officers.
6.
Two (1974) as Cinematographer
After a Vietnam veteran escapes from an Army discharge hospital, he kidnaps a young woman and takes her with him to a mountain cabin. The woman manages to convince him to let her go if she agrees to stay for two days. During that time, the two of them are beginning to establish a bond, when the man
7.
Toma (1973) as Director Of Photography
Based on the exploits of David Toma, real-life Newark, New Jersey plainclothes detective with a talent for disguises, this pilot to the subsequent series (1973-74) has the independent-minded cop bucking his superiors to stalk the leader of a syndicate's numbers racket. Musante, Oakland and Strasberg
8.
That Certain Summer (1972) as Director Of Photography
An acclaimed drama illuminating the conflict between a divorced homosexual and his teenage son. Holbrook, Jacoby, and Lange all were nominated for Emmy Awards (Jacoby won as Best Supporting Actor) and Lamont Johnson won the Directors Guild of America Award.
9.
Cisco Pike (1972) as Director of Photography
A drug dealer wants to call it quits and while the days away with his girlfriend, but a tightly-wound crooked cop has other ideas in a neglected slice of L.A. fringe life.
10.
Rainbow Bridge (1972) as Director of Photography
At the Rainbow Bridge Occult Meditation Center in Hawaii, a group of young people were engaged in work to expand consciousness when iconic guitarist Jimi Hendrix arrived to perform for them. In what was to be his last live concert in the United States, Hendrix, along with band-mates Billy Cox and Mi
11.
The Hellstrom Chronicle (1971) as Hellstrom seq filmed by
Stop-motion photography with microscopic and telescopic lenses and elements of science fiction are used to depict the struggle for survival between humans and insects.
12.
I Love My Wife (1970) as Director of Photography
Young surgeon becomes bored with his wife and family, he has a very successful career, but even with having so much in life, he feels empty and goes through a series of brief and meaningless relations with attractive women
13.
Norwood (1970) as Dir photog (see note)
After getting out of the army, a young man wants a chance to perform on a local TV talent show. Waiting for that chance, he travels to NYC and back experiencing many adventures including falling in love on a bus.
14.
Hot Rod Action (1969) as Director of Photography
15.
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969) as Director of Photography
American tourists wreak havoc while traveling through Europe.
16.
The Really Big Family (1967) as Camera
17.
Deathwatch (1966) as Director of Photography
18.
Queen of Blood (1966) as Director of Photography
Astronauts go to Mars and return with a green vampire woman.
19.
Mother Goose à Go-Go (1966) as Director of Photography
20.
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965) as Director Of Photography
In the year 2020, cosmonaut Marcia (Faith Domergue) orbits the planet Venus while two astronauts and a robot journey on the surface. Professor Hartman (Basil Rathbone) is also on hand to observe the exploration from a distance. The explorers are attacked by prehistoric beasts, and then lose their robot (and nearly their lives!) in a volcanic eruption that engulfs the planet. They conclude that the Venusians were really human beings who destroyed their civilization with nuclear warfare.
21.
Shell Shock (1964) as Director of Photography
22.
Night Tide (1963) as Cinematographer
A sailor falls for a young girl who believes she''''s a mermaid.
23.
Third of a Man (1962) as Director of Photography
24.
Eegah! (1962) as Director of Photography
While driving through the desert, a teenage girl is frightened by a seven-foot giant which appears in her path. After escaping, she returns to the site with her boyfriend and her father in an attempt to find the giant. They do, and it proceeds to terrorize them and the rest of Palm Springs, California.
25.
Fallguy (1962) as Director of Photography
Against the backdrop of the Italian-Austrian war of unification, troubled Countess Livia Serpieri betrays her country for the love of an Austrian rogue, Franz Mahler. As her resources dwindle, Livia comes to realize that their love might not be as pure as she thought.
26.
V. D. (1961) as Director of Photography
27.
Capture That Capsule! (1961) as Director of Photography
28.
Magic Spectacles (1961) as Director of Photography
29.
Revenge of the Virgins (1959) as Photography
High school student Dawn works hard at suppressing her budding sexuality by being the local chastity group's most active participant. Her task is made even more difficult by her bad boy stepbrother Brad's increasingly provocative behavior at home. A stranger to her own body, innocent Dawn discovers
30.
The Hideous Sun Demon (1958) as Photography
After exposure to radiation, an atomic research scientist finds himself changing into a murderous, lizard-like creature every time he is exposed to sunlight.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

31.
Great Rocky Mountain Jazz Party, The (1977) as Photography
The long-running annual Labor Day jazz at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs is documented. Musicians and fans from around the country are seen performing and enjoying one of these festivals during a four-day period.
32.
Night Terror (1976)
A housewife becomes the quarry of a psychopathic killer after she sees him shoot down a highway patrolman.
33.
Young Americans (1967) as Cinematic cons

Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

34.
Trial Of Lee Harvey Oswald, The (1977) as Director Of Photography
The bizarre story behind the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy and what might have happened had he been brought to trial. The title is all that is left of the 1967 off-Broadway play by Amram Ducovny and Leon Friedman. John Pleshette, whose resemblance to the real Oswald is remarkable, is
35.
Captains and the Kings (1976)
The nine-hour serialization of Taylor Caldwell's novel about an Irish immigrant and the establishment of his family name through the accumulation of wealth and power during the years from 1857 to 1912, along with his goal of having his son elected the first Catholic President of the United States, g
36.
Captains and the Kings Part 5 & 6 (1976)
The nine-hour serialization of Taylor Caldwell's novel about an Irish immigrant and the establishment of his family name through the accumulation of wealth and power during the years from 1857 to 1912, along with his goal of having his son elected the first Catholic President of the United States, g

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