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Paul Lerpae

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Visual Effects (feature film)

Project X (1968) as Special Photography Effects
A scientist in 2118 sends an amnesiac secret agent''s mind to 1968 to prevent a global germ war.
Will Penny (1968) as Special Photography Effects
An Oregon ranchhand finds that his mountain cabin has been appropriated by a woman and her son.
The Odd Couple (1968) as Special Photography Effects
A divorced neat freak moves in with his sloppy best friend.
Arizona Bushwhackers (1968) as Special Photography Effects
Howard Keel, Yvonne De Carlo, John Ireland, Marilyn Maxwell, Scott Brady, Brian Donlevy, Barton MacLane, James Craig, & Roy Rogers, Jr. as Roy. A Confederate prisoner of war takes advantage of an opportunity to enlist in the Union army and patrol the Western territories. Narrated by James Cagney.
The Spirit Is Willing (1967) as Special Photography Effects
El Dorado (1967) as Special Photography Effects
A gunfighter and a drunken sheriff take on a corrupt cattle baron.
Waterhole #3 (1967) as Special Photography Effects
Some renegade Army men steal a cachet of gold and hide it in the desert for later use until a lone cowboy gets wind of it and wants it for himself.
Gunn (1967) as Special Effects
Hostile Guns (1967) as Special Photography Effects
George Montgomery, Yvonne De Carlo, Tab Hunter, Brian Donlevy, John Russell, James Craig, Richard Arlen, & Fuzzy Knight as Buck. Tension mounts as a U.S. marshall and his hot-headed deputy escort a prison wagon with four deadly criminals across the Texas Badlands
Barefoot in the Park (1967) as Special Photography Effects
A free-thinking bride and her conservative groom have trouble adjusting to married life.
Chuka (1967) as Special Photography Effects
A group under siege at an Army fort grapple with painful memories.
Easy Come, Easy Go (1967) as Special Photography Effects
When frogman Ted Jackson discovers a sunken treasure on his last day of Navy life, he decides to go back as a civilian and make himself rich. Unfortunately, there are others after the booty, and the man with the swiveling hips has a fight on his hands.
The Busy Body (1967) as Special Photography Effects
Fort Utah (1967) as Special Photography Effects
John Ireland, Virginia Mayo, Scott Brady, John Russell, Robert Strauss, James Craig, Richard Arlen, Jim Davis, Donald Barry, Harry Lauter. Tom Horn (John Ireland) accompanies a pilgrim wagon train through hostile Indian territory while fighting off white trash renegades.
Warning Shot (1967) as Special Photography Effects
An officer goes on suspension when he shoots a suspect in self defense and the man''''s gun vanishes.
The Night of the Grizzly (1966) as Special Photography Effects
A man-killing grizzly is on the loose on the homestead.
The Last of the Secret Agents? (1966) as Special Photography Effects
Assault on a Queen (1966) as Special Photography Effects
Mercenaries salvage a sunken submarine to rob the Queen Mary at sea.
Nevada Smith (1966) as Special Photography Effects
A part-Indian cowboy avenges his parents' murder.
This Property Is Condemned (1966) as Special Photography Effects
A small-town girl fights her mother''''s opposition when she falls for a big-city businessman.
The Swinger (1966) as Special Photography Effects
A woman who writes steamy novels has to live out her heroine''''s adventures to sell books.
The Oscar (1966) as Special Photography Effects
An unscrupulous actor fights his way to the top, destroying everyone in his path.
Black Spurs (1965) as Special Photography Effects
The Family Jewels (1965) as Special Photography Effects
A rich orphan chooses among five look-alike uncles to find a guardian.
Boeing Boeing (1965) as Special Photography Effects
A playboy uses airline schedules to maintain "exclusive" relationships with three flight attendants at the same time.
Red Line 7000 (1965) as Special Photography Effects
The story of three racing drivers and three women, who constantly have to worry for the lives of their boyfriends. Jim Loomis and Mike Marsh drive for Pat Cassarian. Jim expects his fiancée Holly, but before she arrives, he dies in a race. Since she hasn't got the money to travel back, she stays. The young and very ambitious talent Ned Arp joins the team and immediately starts wooing Pat's sister Julie. Third in the team is womanizer Dan McCall, who brings with him his current girlfriend Gabrielle from Paris. So the basic theme of this soap is "Who with whom?"
Sylvia (1965) as Special Photography Effects
A private detective is hired by a wealthy man to uncover his wife''s past, but in the process of investigating the woman the detective falls in love with her.
Where Love Has Gone (1964) as Special Photography Effects
Family secrets come to light when a teen-ager murders her mother's lover.
The Disorderly Orderly (1964) as Special Effects
An inefficient hospital orderly wreaks havoc when he tries to help the patients.
Law of the Lawless (1964) as Special Photography Effects
A former gunfighter now a circuit court judge faces his father''s killer in a small post-Civil War Kansas town.
Paris When It Sizzles (1964) as Special Photography Effects
A Hollywood producer hires a beautiful secretary to keep his drunken screenwriter on track.
Roustabout (1964) as Special Photography Effects
A female carnival owner hires a hot-blooded young singer to save her touring show.
Lady in a Cage (1964) as Special Photography Effects
A Lady (Olivia De Havilland) gets trapped inside a home elevator after the electricity goes out. During a hot summer day, while she presses a button inside the elevator to summon help from the alley, she unknowingly attracts looters who in turn try hurting her and steal all her personal belongings.
The Carpetbaggers (1964) as Special Photography Effects
A young tycoon takes Hollywood by storm to quench his thirst for power.
Come Blow Your Horn (1963) as Special Photography Effects
A big city swinger teaches his sheltered brother how to become a chick magnet.
Papa's Delicate Condition (1963) as Special Photography Effects
A small-town family man gets into trouble whenever he drinks too much.
Fun in Acapulco (1963) as Special Photography Effects
A trapeze artist tries to use love to conquer his fear of heights.
The Nutty Professor (1963) as Special Photography Effects
A timid chemist discovers a potion that unleashes his sleazy side.
Donovan's Reef (1963) as Special Effects
A war veteran in the South Seas tries to salvage a buddy''''s reputation when the man''''s daughter comes calling.
Hud (1963) as Special Photography Effects
An amoral modern rancher clashes with his rigid father.
Who's Minding the Store? (1963) as Special Effects
Barbara is in love with Norman, the man who looks after her poodle. But she has a secret, she''s the daughter of a wealthy society couple and worth more than Norman will ever make. When her mother, Phoebe, finds out about Barbara''s relationship, she sends Norman to work a series of increasingly humiliating jobs at the family''s department store. Norman tries to please his cruel boss, Mr. Quimby, and win Barbara''s hand in marriage.
The Buccaneer (1959) as Optical photog
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Conquest of Space (1955) as Special Photography Effects
Elephant Walk (1954) as Special Photography Effects
A rich planter''''s young bride tries to cope with life on a Ceylonese plantation.
Money from Home (1954) as Special Photography Effects
Matt and Dean are in trouble. Dean owes tons of gambling debts. To pay it off, he promises to fix a horse, so that it does not run. To do that, he intends to use his animal lover, veterenian apprentice cousin, Jerry to do this. Of course, he doesn't tell Jerry the real reason. Hilarity ensues as mistaken identies are assumed, while along the way, Jerry meets a female vet and Dean falls for the owner of the horse he's promised to fix. Goons and mobsters are also lurking around; so beware!
Here Come the Girls (1953) as Special Photography Effects
A chorus boy is used as bait to catch an attacker.
Road to Bali (1953) as Special Photography Effects
Two song-and-dance men on the run dive for treasure while competing for a beautiful princess.
Sangaree (1953) as Special Photography Effects
Originally released in 3-D, the film covers the post-Revolutionary War of Dr.Carlos Morales (Fernando Lamas), the son of an indentured servant, who has been raised and educated by General Darby (lester Mathews), and made legal executor of the Georgia estate when Darby dies. He is opposed by Nancy Darby (Arlene Dahl)who tries to break the will and also her father's desire to set up a group of free medical clinics for the poor to be overseen by Carlos. The true culprits behind her opposition are her fiance, Harvey Bristol (John Sutton) and his father, Dr. Bristol (Francis L. Sullivan), who are in reality preying on the Darby holdings. A plague that hits Savannah is thrown in the mix.
The War of the Worlds (1953) as Special Photography Effects
A scientist on vacation stumbles upon a Martian invasion.
The Caddy (1953) as Special Photography Effects
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''''s taught everything.
Scared Stiff (1953) as Special Photography Effects
A singer and his sidekick help an heiress who''''s inherited a haunted mansion.
Son of Paleface (1952) as Special Photography Effects
In this sequel to "The Paleface", Bob Hope and Jane Russell return as the lead characters. Hope plays Junior Potter, who returns to claim his father's gold, which is nowhere to be found. Throw in Russell as "Mike", the luscious head of a gang of thieves, and Roy Rogers as a federal marshal hot on her trail.
Just for You (1952) as Special Photography Effects
Jordan Blake (a widower) is a successful Broadway Producer who has always been to busy for his children, Barbara and Jerry. Girlfriend, Carolina a musical comedy star, urges Jordan to take his kids on a vacation and get to know them before they are all grown up. Is Jordan already too late?
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as Special Photography Effects
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) as Special Effects
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as Special Effects
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Special Photography Effects
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
Dark City (1950) as SPD asst cam
Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker games where eventually Winant loses $5000 that isn't his...then hangs himself. But it seems Winant had a shadowy, protective elder brother who believes in personal revenge. And each of the card players in turn feels a faceless doom inexorably closing in. Dark streets and sexy torch-singer Fran lend ambience.
Ladies' Man (1947) as Spec eff asst
Henry Haskell (Eddie Bracken), owner of a hard-scrabble farm near Badger, Oklahona, thwarted in love and through with women forever, strikes oil while digging for water and becomes a millionaire. He heads for New York, with $50,000 in his pocket, to fulfill his lifelong ambition of seeing Grant's Tomb and riding the subway. Fortune-huntress Gladys Hayden (Virginia Field) moves into rooms adjoining Henry's at his swank New York hotel. He joins a large crowd on the street and suddenly finds himself being interviewed by Jean Mitchell (Virginia Wells) on a "Streets of New York" broadcast. When Henry says he is the only millionaire from Badger, Oklahoma, Jean impulsively offers to introduce him to any listener who sends in a box-top of her sponsor's face powder. Henry invites Jean to dine at the Automat and a ride home on the subway and, since he borrows nickels from her for food and the subway, she doubts he is really a millionaire. She is unaware he couldn't get change for a $100 bill. On the subway, they encounter Spike Jones and His City Slickers and, learning they are out of work, Henry gives them each $100 bills. Millions of women, clamouring for dates with Henry, send in box-tops. Jean and her uncle dream up a radio program that promises some lucky Cinderella a date with Henry each night. Jean puts on an act that makes Henry, self-vowed woman-hater, think her job is in jeopardy and he goes along. And Gladys makes strides with Henry with her phoney southern accent. When Henry learns that he has been tricked into the radio scheme, he pretends to be bankrupt...
Easy Come, Easy Go (1947) as Spec eff asst
A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer." Barry Fitzgerald is a rapid fan of following the ponies (but none too good at picking the winners)and owns a shabby boarding house east of NYC's Third Avenue. Mostly, he never works, follows his hunches, philosphizes through most of the 77 minutes and changes the life course for most of those around him. His dependence upon his daughter (Diana Lynn) keeps him interfering with her romance with a returning WW II sailor (Sonny Tufts, just before Paramount finally gave up on him.) And he will stretch the truth beyond accepted boundaries. Fitzgerald's real-life brother Arthur Sheilds plays his brother who he has built up to be a rich man, but who is really a diver working for the police department. Could have been a ten if there had been a leprechaun or two or Pat O'Brien in the cast.
California (1947) as Asst spec optical eff
"Wicked" Lily Bishop joins a wagon train to California, led by Michael Fabian and Johnnny Trumbo, but news of the Gold Rush scatters the train. When Johnny and Michael finally arrive, Lily is rich from her saloon and storekeeper (former slaver) Pharaoh Coffin is bleeding the miners dry. But worse troubles are ahead: California is inching toward statehood, and certain people want to make it their private empire.
Road to Rio (1947) as Special Photography Effects
Another in the excellent Hope and Crosby 'Road To' series. Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get mixed up with a potential suicide Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpectedly turns them over to the ship's captain. When they find out that she has been hypnotised, to go through a marriage of convenience, when the ship reaches Rio, the boys turn up at the ceremony, in order to stop the wedding, and to help catch the crooks.
The Trouble with Women (1947) as Special Photography Effects
Cross My Heart (1947) as Spec photog eff asst
Unconquered (1947) as Special Photography Effects
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Opt eff asst
Calcutta (1947) as Spec photog eff asst
Neale and Pedro fly cargo between Chungking and Calcutta. When their buddy Bill is murdered they investigate. Neale meets Bill's fiancée Virginia and becomes suspicious of a deeper plot while also falling for her charms.
The Well Groomed Bride (1946) as Asst spec photog eff
Two Years Before the Mast (1946) as Asst spec photog eff
Charles Stewart, the "Pilgrim" owner's playboy son, finds himself shanghaied on his father's ship commanded by cruel Captain Thompson. When scurvy breaks out he leads a mutiny and is slapped in irons. Floggings and torture abound.
O.S.S. (1946) as Asst spec optical eff
John Martin is part of an American spy team dropped into France during World War II to destroy the French railway system. After successfully blowing up a tunnel he runs back to save Ellen and is told "Never come back for me again." Later he must choose whether or not to obey her wishes.
Blue Skies (1946) as Special Photography Effects
Vaudeville partners spend years vying for the same beautiful woman.
Tomorrow Is Forever (1946) as Special Photography Effects
A scarred veteran presumed dead returns home to find his wife remarried.
Road to Utopia (1946) as Spec photog eff asst
Two song-and-dance men on the run masquerade as killers during the Alaskan gold rush.
The Virginian (1946) as Spec eff asst
Best friends become enemies when one signs on with a rustler.
Our Hearts Were Growing Up (1946) as Asst spec optical eff
Cornelia and Emily, at college in the early 1920s, have triangle trouble with their beaus. Their affairs become entangled with those of a chance-met, kindly bootlegger. Much of the humor derives from pre-Roaring Twenties naivity.
The Searching Wind (1946) as Spec optical eff asst
Always the diplomat, Alex Hazen is slow to take sides in Europe of the 1920s and 1930s. Cassie Bowwman wants him to be more decisive and leaves him in Rome just as Mussolini is coming to power. There Alex marries Emily, daughter of a newspaper publisher who hires Cassie for his Paris bureau -- just before retiring form active management of his paper. Alex and Emily's son Sam, recently returned from active duty in World War II, learns the whole story one night in Washington when Emily invites Cassie to dinner. Sam has a story to tell, too.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) as Spec optical eff asst
Years after a murder drove them apart, an heiress tries to win back her lost love.
Miss Susie Slagle's (1946) as Spec eff asst
To Each His Own (1946) as Spec optical eff
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
The Dark Mirror (1946) as Special Photography Effects
A woman suspected of murdering her doctor boyfriend has an identical twin sister. When both twins have an alibi for the night of the murder, a psychiatrist is called in to assist a detective in solving the case. Through a series of tests, he discovers which twin actually committed the crime and in the course of his investigation he falls in love with the normal twin.
Monsieur Beaucaire (1946) as Asst spec photog eff
Beaucaire is a barber for the Royal French court who becomes a real "royal pain" for the king. As a result he is sent to the guillotine - however he is saved by the Duc de Chandre, who rescues and transports him to the Spanish court. While there Beaucaire poses as a noblesman. The only problem is, he gets into even more trouble.
Kitty (1946) as Asst spec photog eff
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
The Unseen (1945) as Spec photog eff asst
Duffy's Tavern (1945) as Asst spec photog eff
When Archie, the proprietor of the neighborhood bar discovers that one of his regulars, Michael O'Malley, owner of a record company is going broke, he realizes that many of his regulars will soon be unemployed and therefore, unable to pay their tab at the tavern. Archie immediately begins recruiting
Love Letters (1945) as Spec photog eff asst
A soldier falls for the woman who may have killed his best friend.
A Medal for Benny (1945) as Asst spec photog eff
The Stork Club (1945) as Asst spec photog eff
A hat-check girl gets rich quick when she saves a millionaire''''s life.
Hold That Blonde (1945) as Spec eff asst
Ogden Spencer Trulow III (Eddie Bracken) is a wealthy kleptomaniac who turned to stealing when he was spurned by a girl. His psychoanalyst advises him to find another girl for a cure. He fastens his interest upon Sally Martin (Veronica Lake), who happens to be engaged upon helping some crooks steal a valuable necklace. Complications include two scantily attired individuals, one of them drunk, clinging to the cornice of a skyscraper and a large band of crooks in quest of the precious jewels.
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Spec photog eff asst
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
You Came Along (1945) as Spec photog eff asst
War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour. After some amusing escapades, Bob and Ivy become romantically involved, agreeing it's "just fun up in the air." Then Ivy finds out the real reason why it shouldn't be anything more.
Salty O'Rourke (1945) as Asst spec photog eff
Salty owes money to Doc Baxter; he and his pal Smitty have one month to pay up. They get a race horse and a disbarred jockey, Johnny Cates, who must fake his identity to race. Johnny and Salty both fall in love with Barbara Brooks and, to get even, Johnny considers throwing the horserace.
It's a Pleasure! (1945) as Special Photography Effects
A disgraced hockey player takes up figure skating and falls for the show''''s star.
Bring on the Girls (1945) as Asst spec photog eff
The Lost Weekend (1945) as Spec photog eff asst
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
Out of This World (1945) as Asst to Gordon Jennings
After struggling to become a success, Betty Miller and her all-girl orchestra finally hit pay dirt when crooner Herbie Fenton comes on board. Problems arise when Betty and her girls try to find backers to invest in Herbie and they sell 125 percent of him.
Murder, He Says (1945) as Special Photography Effects
A pollster stumbles on a family of small-town killers.
Practically Yours (1944) as Spec photog eff asst
Here Come the Waves (1944) as Special Photography Effects
Twin sisters Rosemary and Susie Allison are successful nightclub performers. Their act is about to come to a close when serious-minded Rosemary announces she's joining the Waves. Fun-loving Susie decides to enlist also, especially after she learns that crooner Johnny Cabot has just been drafted by the Navy.
The Woman in the Window (1944) as Special Effects
A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.
The Negro Soldier (1944) as Special Effects
Documentary cameras capture the contributions of African-American soldiers during World War II.
Belle of the Yukon (1944) as Special Photography Effects
Saloon entertainers get mixed up with a bank robbery.
Lady in the Dark (1944) as Special Photography Effects
The Big Broadcast of 1937 (1936) as Special Photography Effects
A failing radio station needs to put on a ratings winner to have any chance of continued operation.

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