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Art Director (feature film)

1.
Friendly Fire (1979)
A drama about a rural American couple who become increasingly embittered as they cope with governmental indifference in their search for the truth behind the death of their son in Vietnam -- killed by friendly fire from American artillery. Based on the true story of war activist Peg Mullen. Emmy Awa
2.
Tail Gunner Joe (1977)
An ambitious production of questionable accuracy spanning the rise and fall of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy as uncovered by a fictional veteran newsman and the ambitious young lady investigative reporter assigned to assist him. Emmy Awards went to Burgess Meredith for his portrayal of Joseph Welch and
3.
Storyteller, The (1977)
A veteran television writer is troubled by charges that his teleplay motivated a boy to actions that caused his death. Richard Levinson and William Link received Emmy Award nominations for their original story.
4.
Circle of Children, A (1977)
An affluent suburbanite's life is changed by a demanding challenge as a volunteer at a school for emotionally disturbed children when her own structured existence, stale marriage, and independent college-aged daughter no longer provide fulfillment. Steven Gethers' teleplay earned him an Emmy nominat
5.
Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976)
There is an affectionate bow to the master sleuth in this lavishly produced original that has Holmes rushing to New York City after discovering that his old nemesis, Moriarty, not only has kidnapped the son of his (Holmes') long-time love, actress Irene Adler, but also has hatched a scheme to steal
6.
Nickel Ride, The (1975) as Art Direction
The demise of a small-time Los Angeles crime boss is chronicled. He has been managing several warehouses of stolen goods, but is running out of space. Desperately needing more storage units, he does his best to secure some, but cannot get them fast enough to suit his boss who starts to believe that
7.
Terror on the 40th Floor (1974)
In television's carbon of "The Towering Inferno," seven people are trapped in a skyscraper penthouse during an office party, and nobody knows they are there.
8.
W. W. and the Dixie Dancekings (1974)
W.W. is a happy-go-lucky crook who makes his living robbing banks through the drive-up windows. The Dixie Dancekings are a country music band trying to get their first big break. W.W. crosses paths with the Dixie Dancekings when he hijacks their car (and them) to help him rob a bank. At first, the band resists. However, when they discover how much money they make, they begin helping out voluntarily in order to finance their big break. At the same time, W.W. takes a liking to them and uses his natural charm and smooth-talking ways to help them start down the road to stardom.
9.
Stranger Who Looks Like Me, The (1974)
The drama of an adopted girl searching for her real mother with the help of a young man who also is looking for the parents who gave him up. Meredith Baxter's real-life mother, Whitney Blake, plays the real mother of the girl in the story.
10.
Last American Hero, The (1973)
Junior Jackson grew up in North Carolina where he used his driving skills to outrun the law while helping his father in the moonshine business. But when his father is jailed for selling the illegal whiskey, Junior decides to use his talent to become a professional stock car racer and earn enough mon
11.
Second Chance (1972)
A serio-comedy about a rich stockbroker who buys a ghost town in Nevada to create a community for "losers" who are seeking another chance in life.
12.
She Waits (1972)
A murdered woman seeks vengeance and possesses her husband's new bride in this well-acted ghost story. This marked Dorothy McGuire's first TV movie as well as her television comeback after a fifteen-year absence.
13.
Heat of Anger (1972)
A woman attorney and her young associate defend a wealthy contractor, accused of murdering an iron worker who was having an affair with his teenage daughter. Susan Hayward replaced ailing Barbara Stanwyck in this pilot for a prospective Stanwyck series that was to have been called "Fitzgerald and Pr
14.
Murder Once Removed (1971)
A deadly love triangle involves a scheming doctor who tries to inveigle his patient's wealthy wife to dump her husband for him, and together they hatch the perfect crime.
15.
Tattered Web, A (1971)
A detective discovers his son-in-law cheating on his daughter, confronts the other woman and accidentally kills her, and then attempts to pin the crime on a wino.

Production Designer (feature film)

16.
murder in the mirror (2000)
Mary Richland is a wealthy psychiatrist whose husband Paul has been murdered. A woman similar in description to Mary was seen approaching his car just before he was killed, and a black sequined dress worn by the woman matches a dress found in Mary's closet. Detective Frank Russo is convinced that Ma
17.
Premonition, The (1999)
As a serial bomber terrorizes the city, veteran ex-cop/ex-con Logan McQueen investigates the only lead -- a notorious murderer imprisoned on death row who claims to be having dreams that foretell the terrible crimes. When the bomber kidnaps the convict''s daughter, McQueen races against a ticking bomb to save her life.
18.
Light It Up (1999)
A neglected high school in Queens, New York. A favorite teacher is suspended. Suddenly, six disparate students--a student council member, a punk rocker, a hustler, a star basketball player, a gangbanger and a gifted artist--are bound together in a battle none of them ever imagined they would fight.
19.
Hard Time (1998)
When a stake-out goes bad and the suspect is murdered, veteran officer Conrad Logan finds himself framed for the crime and serving time in a maximum security prison. Logan is eventually retried and hits the streets to clear his name and reclaim his life.
20.
John Carpenter's Escape from L.A. (1996) as Production Designer
It's 16 years after Snake Plissken's rescue of the President in New York. Now, a different President is in power, and declares the United States to be a land of moral superiority: no smoking, no red meat, no freedom of religion and no unapproved marriages. A massive earthquake has hit Los Angeles, l
21.
Sgt. Bilko (1996)
It's been said that there's no sure thing in life, except death and taxes. You can now add a third item to that list: whatever Ernie Bilko is betting on. Master Sergeant Ernest Bilko is in charge of the Ft. Baxter motor pool. That he has the unique distinction of never having looked beneath the hood
22.
Man of the House (1995)
Chevy Chase, Farrah Fawcett When Jack Sturges falls in love with collage artist Sandra Archer and plans to marry her, Archer''s son, Ben, does everything he can to prevent the match. Ben polices the house at night, making sure everyone stays in separate beds. He scoffs at Jack''s attempt to make breakfast and compels his would-be dad to join the very unhip YMCA Indian Guides program with him.
23.
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
The intrepid, now-retired police Lt. Frank Drebin is drawn undercover after coming upon an unconscionable terrorist plot--all the while trying to ignite the hot-burning embers with his new wife, Jane Spencer-Drebin.
24.
Born Yesterday (1993)
Pygmalionesque story about a disreputable business tycoon who sends his kept woman to be socially educated by a former journalist.
25.
Another Stakeout (1993)
In the sequel to the 1987 film, the main characters pose as a family for a stakeout.
26.
Unlawful Entry (1992)
A psychotic policeman terrorizes a young couple after their home is robbed.
27.
Memoirs Of An Invisible Man (1992)
A San Francisco-based securities analyst is made invisible during a scientific accident, and becomes the object of a CIA manhunt.
28.
City Slickers (1991)
The story of three men turning 40 who go on a Montana cattle drive.
29.
Last of the Finest, The (1990)
A group of Los Angeles detectives discover an illegal drugs-for-guns operation involving the military.
30.
Predator 2 (1990) as Production Designer
Set in Los Angeles in the year 1997, when the streets are ruled by Jamaican and Colombian drug dealers. A federal agent assists the LAPD in their investigation of the mysterious deaths of scores of drug dealers.
31.
Harlem Nights (1989)
In the waning days of Prohibition, Sugar Ray and his adopted son, Quick, run a speakeasy called Club Sugar Ray. When gangster Bugsy Calhoune learns Sugar Ray''s place is pulling in more money than his own establishment, the Pitty Pat Club, he pays corrupt cop Phil Cantone to close Club Sugar Ray down. Quick doesn''t exactly help the situation when he falls for Calhoune''s gun moll, Miss Dominique La Rue.
32.
License to Drive (1988)
Story revolving around a teenager and his struggles to attain a driver's license.
33.
Cocoon: the Return (1988)
Art, Ben, Joe and their wives, Bess, Mary and Alma have left Earth for a planet on which they never grow older. When they come back to their home planet to visit, they remember what it's like to be human.
34.
Cross My Heart (1987)
David and Kathy have had a couple of dates, and things are going well. But their third date is producing a lot of anxiety in David who was already nervous about scaring Kathy off with the news that he has a child, and now he''s lost his job. During the evening, he begins to make up little lies about his situation, and before long the lies get bigger and things become very complicated.
35.
Project X (1987)
An airforce pilot and animal researcher risk their lives to save chimpanzees from life-threatening experiments.
36.
American Flyers (1985) as Production Designer
Two brothers attempt to overcome family adversities by competing in a cross-country bike race.
37.
Back To The Future (1985)
A young man travels into the past and almost keeps his parents from getting married.
38.
Romancing the Stone (1984)
A romance novelist travels to Columbia to search for her missing sister and meets an American adventurer.
39.
Blade Runner (1982)
In the year 2019, ex-detective Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to track down and eliminate a team of humanoid androids that have escaped from an outer space mining colony and have taken refuge here on Earth. During his search for the fugitives, he discovers some disturbing secrets about th
40.
Rehearsal For Murder (1982)
On the eve of her marriage to successful playwright Robert Preston, film star Lynn Redgrave, who had just made her New York stage debut, is found dead. Rejecting an official verdict of suicide, Preston arranges an on-stage reunion of all involved in his play to trap a suspected murderer. "Cold Readi
41.
Doctor Detroit (1982) as Production Designer
Clifford Skridlow, a professor at a small college in Chicago gets conned into managing four prostitutes by their pimp, who skips town to escape the mob.
44.
In God We Trust (1980)
Brother Ambrose is a monk who has lived his whole life inside his monastery. Ambrose knows almost nothing about the outside world, but when he learns that the monastery is in financial trouble and might have to close down, he goes out into the world to raise the money to save it. Ambrose is asking f
45.
FM (1978)
Q-SKY is the #1 radio station in Los Angeles mainly because of the music they play, and running the station the way they want to. It has led them to a ratings success. The interesting radio personalities include: Jeff Dugan, rebellious head of the radio station; Mother, who is burned out from being a DJ; Eric Swan, a self centered romantic who wants more than just being a DJ; The Prince of Darkness, the hip night DJ; and Laura Coe, the easy-going type. The movie focuses on the battle between Jeff and his corporate bosses, who want more advertising and less music.
46.
Blue Collar (1978)
Three workers, Zeke, Jerry and Smokey, are working at a car plant and drinking their beers together. One night when they steal away from their wives to have some fun they get the idea to rob the local union's bureau safe. First they think it is a flop, because they get only 600 dollars out of it, but then Zeke realizes that they also have gotten some 'hot' material. They decide to blackmail their union. The best reason for that is the union itself. All three are provoked by the fact that the union claims to have lost 10,000 dollars by their robbery.
47.
Which Way Is Up? (1977)
Leroy Jones is a poor orange picker. When Leroy accidentally g s to a demonstration staged by the worker''s union, he gets laid off, and is forced to leave his wife and family behind so he can look for work in Los Angeles. When he d s find work, it is for the same company that let him go back home. Leroy becomes a manager, and falls in love with a labor organizer named Vanetta. Now Leroy finds himself splitting his time between Vanetta and his wife. After learning that the Reverend Lenox Thomas has impregnated his wife, Leroy decides to even the score and starts courting the reverend''s wife.
48.
Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars And Motor Kings, The (1976)
A group of black baseball players attempt to make the big time circa 1939.
49.

Production Designer (TV Mini-Series)

50.
Wedding, The (1998)
The wedding of Shelby, the daughter of a prominent African-American family, and Meade, a white jazz musician, sets off an explosion of racial pride and family secrets in a wealthy African-American community on Martha's Vineyard in 1953. Shelby's grandmother supports the marriage because she wishes t

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