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Mike Mahoney

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Cast (feature film)

The Big Mouth (1967) as
A meek bank auditor stands in for a look-alike gangster to uncover a stolen treasure.
Wake Me When It's Over (1960) as Naval commander
A WW II veteran is sent back into the service due to some bureaucratic mistake. It is peace-time, and he''s shipped off to a remote South Pacific island Naval radar station, where all the servicemen there are so bored and eccentric that he concocts an idea that they should turn the island into a resort.
The Best of Everything (1959) as Policeman
Three secretaries look for love while working in the publishing business.
The Jayhawkers! (1959) as Telegrapher
In the maelstrom of Pre-Civil War Kansas, a government agent infiltrates the vigilante group called the Jayhawks.
Career (1959) as Actor
A struggling Broadway actor suffers the ups and downs of trying to make it big, and soon learns the ropes of having to play hardball to get he wants.
The Trap (1959) as Legitimate officer
Lawyer Ralph Anderson arrives in Tula, an amazingly remote town in the desert, as reluctant emissary of mob chief Victor Massonetti, who wants the airstrip clear for his unofficial exit from the country. Ralph's arrival has a profound effect on his estranged father, the sheriff; his brother Tip, an alcoholic deputy; and his ex-sweetheart Linda, now married to Tip. Tension builds as a small army of gangsters takes over the town. Then the situation abruptly changes...
The Five Pennies (1959) as Musician
Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixieland jazz. He forms the "Five Pennies" which features his wife, Bobbie, as vocalist. At the peak of his fame, Red and Bobbie's daughter, Dorothy, develops polio. Red quits the music business to move to Los Angeles where the climate is better for Dorothy. As Dorothy becomes a young teen, she learns of her father's musical past, and he is persuaded to open a small nightclub which is failing until some noted names from his past come to help out.
Don't Give Up the Ship (1959) as Helmsman
A newlywed cannot remember what happened to the WWII battleship he commanded.
The Party Crashers (1958) as Detective
The Geisha Boy (1958) as Lockheed guard
A third-rate magician tours Japan with the USO.
Teacher's Pet (1958) as Student
A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who''''s criticized his work.
The Space Children (1958) as Sgt. Cooper
A glowing brain-like creature arrives on a beach near a rocket test site via a teleportation beam. The alien communicates telepathically with the children of scientists. The kids start doing the alien's bidding as the adults try to find out what's happening to their unruly offspring.
The Joker Is Wild (1957) as
Singer Joe E. Lewis fights to rebuild his life after gangsters slash his vocal cords.
Beau James (1957) as Intern
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.
Loving You (1957) as Messenger
Elvis Presley plays Deke Rivers, a gas station attendent who is discoverd by publicist Glenda Markle (Lizabeth Scott) and country-western musician Tex Warner (Wendell Corey) who want to promote the talented newcomer to fame and fortune, first by changing Deke's name to Jimmy Tompkins, and giving him every break he deserves.
The Devil's Hairpin (1957) as Starter
Jet Pilot (1957) as Corporal
An Air Force colonel in charge of an Alaskan base has his hands full when he falls in love with a defecting Russian pilot.
The Delicate Delinquent (1957) as Police drill instructor
Sidney Pythias (Jerry Lewis) is the a bumbling janitor picked up by cop Darren McGavin as a teenage gang member worth saving from delinquency. With McGavin's help, Sidney works his way through the Police Academy to become a cop too.
Kiss Them for Me (1957) as Marine
Three navy war heroes are booked on a morale-building "vacation" in San Francisco and plan to throw a wild party.
Short Cut to Hell (1957) as Oakland policeman
A professional hitman is hired by a friend to commit two murders. His friend pays him off in what turns out to be stolen money, and the police soon trace the money to him. On the run, he kidnaps the girlfriend of the police detective in charge of his pursuit and threatens to kill her unless the hunt is called off.
The Sad Sack (1957) as Sailor
A hopelessly innocent private gets himself kidnapped in Morocco.
Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956) as
A ballerina becomes a gambler's lucky charm.
That Certain Feeling (1956) as Television crew member
When Larry Larkin's syndicate complains that his comic strip isn't as amusing as it once was, he calls in neourotic ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. But things get complicated when Francis rekindles his love for his ex-wife, who happens to be Larkin's secratery and soon-to-
One Desire (1955) as Bailiff
Circa 1900, runaway boy Nugget arrives in an Oklahoma boom town to find his brother...who's a dealer in the casino section of a palatial bawdy house, and lover of the madam, Tacey Cromwell. Together, Nugget, Clint, and Tacey seek respectability in a Colorado mining town. Clint finds work at the town's new bank, while Tacey adopts another orphan, Seely. But Clint is pursued by banker's daughter Judith Watrous, who's seemingly sweet but takes ruthless steps to eliminate competition. Result for Tacey: heartbreak, renunciation, and tears a-plenty.
The Private War of Major Benson (1955) as Airline attendant
An outspoken officer is forced to take charge of a military school.
Strategic Air Command (1955) as Scanner
A baseball star takes to the air to help plan the U.S.'''' aerial defense.
The Girl Rush (1955) as Stage manager
3 Ring Circus (1955) as G.I.
A pair of war veterans wreak havoc when they join the circus.
Conquest of Space (1955) as Mess sergeant
The Desperate Hours (1955) as State trooper
Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they''''re holding hostage.
Naked Alibi (1954) as Detective
Questioned as a murder suspect, solid (but drunk) citizen Al Willis attacks his police questioners, is beaten, and swears vengeance against them. Next night, Lieut. Parks is murdered; Willis is the only suspect in the eyes of tough Chief Conroy, who pursues him doggedly despite lack of evidence. The obsessed Conroy is dismissed from the force, but continues to harass Willis, who flees to a sleazy town on the Mexican border. Of course, Conroy follows. But which is crazy, Conroy or Willis?
Drive a Crooked Road (1954) as Police officer
A mechanic gets caught up with the mob when he falls for a gangster's girlfriend.
Rear Window (1954) as Policeman
A photographer with a broken leg uncovers a murder while spying on the neighbors in a nearby apartment building.
Money from Home (1954) as Policeman
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!
Living It Up (1954) as Tank commander
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
About Mrs. Leslie (1954) as Sailor
An aging woman recalls the affair that consumed her life.
The Caddy (1953) as Caddy
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''''s taught everything.
Here Come the Girls (1953) as Usher
A chorus boy is used as bait to catch an attacker.
Houdini (1953) as Bell captain
The famed magician and escape artist rises to stardom while haunted by the loss of his mother.
The Girls of Pleasure Island (1953) as Marine
In the spring of 1945, World War II is coming to a close. Roger Halyard (Leo Genn), a dignified, strait-laced Englishmen, lives on a South Sea atoll with his three daughters, Gloria (Dorothy Bromley), Hester (Audrey Dalton) and Violet (Joan Elan), along with the housekeeper, Thelma (Elsa Lancaster), who has raised the girls since childhood. Other than their father, the girls have never seen another man. Halyard is informed that 1500 U.S. Marines will soon arrive to establish an air base on the island. Halyard is rather apprehensive over the prospect of his daughters, who have never met another man, being thrown together with 1500 Marines who haven't seen a woman in months.
The Stars Are Singing (1953) as Reporter
Fifteen-year-old Katri Walenska (Amma Maria Alberghetti) jumps a Polish ship, swims ashore and enters New York illegally. The United States Immigration officials are alerted---the USA still had a functioning immigration policy and department when this was filmed---and the search is on. Katri's only possessions are a ten-dollar bill and a letter to her parents' old friend, Jan Poldi (Lauritz Melchior), a former Metropolitan Opera star. She finds him in a shabby Greenwich Village apartment. His neighbors in the apartment house are three Broadway hopefuls; pop singer Terry Brennan (Rosemary Clooney), hoofer Buddy Fraser (Tom Morton) and Homer Tirdell (Bob Williams) and his talented dog Red Dust. (Pardon me, make that four Broadway hopefuls counting the dog.) When Terry hears Katri's magnificent singing voice, she scurries around New York to get her an audition and succeeds in getting her a spot on Don Wilson's televised amatuer hour. She wins the contest but unwittingly reveals her true identity as an illegal alien, which causes the arrest of Poldi, Wilson and Dave (John Archer), Terry's lawyer boyfriend. Katri faces deportation.
Off Limits (1953) as MP Huggins
Wally Hogan has things going his way. He is the manager-trainer of Bullet Bradley, a fighter who has just won the lightweight championship. Life suddenly takes a not-so-happy turn, however, when Bullet gets drafted. Hogan's gangster partners "persuade him to enlist and keep an eye on the fighter, who is subsequently declared psychologically unfit for the Army. Enter Herbet Tuttle, a draftee eager to have Hogan turn him into a fighter. Hogan Reluctantly agrees only after he discovers Tuttle's aunt is the beautiful singer at a nightclub. From then on it's a case of stringing Tuttle along while trying to get close to his aunt. To further complicate Hogan's life there is a rulebook Military Police Officer who tries to squish the shenanigans.
The Big Heat (1953) as Dixon
A police detective whose wife was killed by the mob teams with a scarred gangster's moll to bring down a powerful gangster.
Just for You (1952) as Captain
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?
Carrie (1952) as Call boy
A married man''''s passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
Sound Off (1952) as X-ray operator
A brash nightclub entertainer has to straighten out when he's drafted and falls for a beautiful WAC.
Scandal Sheet (1952) as Reporter
A tabloid editor assigns a young reporter to solve a murder the editor committed himself.
Red Skies of Montana (1952) as Kenner
Sailor Beware (1952) as Tiger
Two sailors wreak havoc on the Navy.
The Atomic City (1952) as Uniformed policeman
Enemy agents kidnap an atomic scientist''''s son.
Love Nest (1951) as Policeman
Newlyweds try to manage a New York apartment building and its eccentric tenants.
Call Me Mister (1951) as Soldier
G.I. Sergeant Shep Dooley, former stage star awaiting discharge in postwar Tokyo, meets his estranged love Kay when she arrives to entertain the troops. Shep, who hasn't exactly lost his former irresponsibility, does his best to court Kay anew...but she has no lack of other admirers as she labors to put on a soldier show.
Submarine Command (1951) as Naval officer
A Naval commander torments himself over a crewman''''s death.
Detective Story (1951) as Coleman
A rigid police detective accidentally uncovers his wife's illegal past.
My Favorite Spy (1951) as Murphy
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) as Prisoner
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
A Place in the Sun (1951) as Motorcycle officer
An ambitious young man wins an heiress'' heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend''s pregnancy.
Follow the Sun (1951) as
When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950) as Corporal
A small-town soldier gets a chance to be a hero when he accidentally crosses enemy lines.
Union Station (1950) as Young patrolman
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
Kill the Umpire (1950) as Young fireman
To appease his family, a retired baseball player signs up for umpire school.
Born Yesterday (1950) as Elevator operator
A newspaper reporter takes on the task of educating a crooked businessman's girlfriend.
Three Secrets (1950) as G.I.
A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption. As the three await news of his rescue at a mountain cabin, they recall incidents from five years earlier and why they were forced to give up their son.
The Skipper Surprised His Wife (1950) as Kinnon
A captain tries to keep home as tight as his ship.
My Friend Irma Goes West (1950) as Cigarette gag man
Tarnished (1950) as Ed, waiter
Dark City (1950) as Cashier
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.
The Reckless Moment (1949) as Policeman
A mother attempts to protect her murderous daughter.
Father Was a Fullback (1949) as Sailor
Bad Boy (1949) as Officer in hospital
A lawman tries to find the source of a juvenile delinquent's bad behavior.
Prison Warden (1949) as Seeley
I Was a Male War Bride (1949) as Sailor
An Army woman stationed overseas tries to get her French husband back home.
Twelve O'Clock High (1949) as Corporal
The head of a World War II bomber squadron cracks under the pressure.
The Babe Ruth Story (1948) as Buffalo batter
A childlike oaf becomes the greatest star in baseball.

Cinematography (feature film)

See No Evil (1988)
Docu-drama recreating the fight for stronger industrial health and safety standards following an accident at a tranformer plant in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
The Angel Levine (1970) as Key grip
An angel helps an embittered man find life''''s meaning.
Cinerama Holiday (1955) as Grip

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Justice Denied (1989) as Line Producer
Based on a true story of an Indian who served 11 years in jail for a murder he did not commit.

Editing (special)

Secret World of Theme Parks (2001)
Documentary that explores how more and more theme parks are working to create new ways of looking at and even creating reality. The program features Universal Studios Florida Islands of Adventure; Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California; Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida; and Disneyland in Ca
Secret World of Las Vegas, The (1998)
George Joseph, the head of surveillance at Bally's, Las Vegas, shows viewers how to spot cheaters, how architectural details at casinos encourage gambling, and how high rollers obtain free rooms, drinks and show attendance.

Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

Reaper (1998)

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