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Director (feature film)

York State Folks (1915) as Director
Four lifelong friends share one very special summer. Introduced as babies who were born to mothers who met in a prenatal aerobics class, the four grew up together and developed an enduring bond despite their distinctly different emerging personalities. Now, after years of sharing every triumph and l

Cast (feature film)

Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) as Reporter
True story of Robert Stroud, the prison lifer who became an expert on birds.
Strangers When We Meet (1960) as Bud Ramsey
An extramarital affair threatens the fortunes of two families.
The True Story of Lynn Stuart (1958) as Husband officer
A concerned housewife goes undercover for the police to bust a drug ring.
The Night Runner (1957) as Hank Hansen
Because of overcrowding at his mental hospital, a schizophrenic is released as an outpatient and told to stay away from emotional situations. He finds a room in a motel near the beach, but when he falls for the daughter of the motel's owner, the father confronts him with his past. This triggers th
Panama Sal (1957) as Peter Van Fleet II
The Monolith Monsters (1957) as Dr. Steve Hendricks
A strange black meteor crashes near the town of San Angelo and litters the countryside with fragments. When a storm exposes these fragments to water, they grow into skyscraper-sized monoliths which then topple and shatter into thousands of pieces that grow into monoliths themselves and repeat the process. Any humans in the way are crushed or turned into human statues. The citizens of San Angelo desperately try to save themselves and the world from the spreading doom.
Ready, Willing and Able (1937) as Piano player
Two songwriters want to cast a British star in their new show.

Cinematography (feature film)

Rhapsody (1954) as Director of Photography
A wealthy socialite is torn between the classical violinist who excites her and the pianist who needs her.
The Band Wagon (1953) as Director of Photography
A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.
White Witch Doctor (1953) as Loc dir of photog
Ellen Burton arrives in Africa to join Dr. Mary as her nurse, bringing modern medicine to the native peoples. Lonni Douglas, an animal wrangler and fortune hunter, agrees to take her upriver, despite his misgivings about her suitability for Africa. They battle escaped gorillas, hostile natives, infected lion wounds, and hostile witch doctors to reach their destination and on the way, they fall in love. Will their contrasting interests doom their romance?
The Kid from Left Field (1953) as Director of Photography
The son of an ex-ballplayer manages to assist a struggling major league baseball club.
Red Skies of Montana (1952) as Fill-in dir of photog
Pony Soldier (1952) as Director of Photography
In 1876, Duncan MacDonald joins the new, 300-member Mounted Police in western Canada, just in time for a dangerous mission. It seems the Cree Indians, raiding across the border in Montana, took two hostages for their safe return to Canada. But MacDonald, with only scout Natayo to help, will need all his diplomacy and then some to extract the captives from the midst of a thousand Cree.
Way of a Gaucho (1952) as Director of Photography
Lydia Bailey (1952) as Director of Photography
Anne of the Indies (1951) as Director of Photography
LaRochelle, a former pirate captain, is caught by the British. To get his ship back, he works as a spy against other pirates, first of all Blackbeard and Providence. He works on some ships, crossing the Caribbean sea, with the intention of being enchained, when a pirate ship is in sight, to make them believe he's an enemy of the British. One day, his ship is conquered by Captain Providence. What nobody knew before, Providence is a (beautiful, of course) woman. She believes his story and so he joins her crew. But Blackbeard, her fatherly friend, doesn't believe him. Providence and LaRochelle fall in love, although he is married. When LaRochelle tries to deliver her to the British, she forebodes the trap, kidnaps his wife and escapes. As for revenge, she wants to sell his wife on a slave-market. LaRochell gets his ship and his crew back and follows her. ...
Take Care of My Little Girl (1951) as Director of Photography
A college freshman adjusts to the realities of sorority life.
Halls of Montezuma (1951) as Director of Photography
The marines attack a strongly held enemy island in the Pacific. We follow them from the beach to a Japanese rocket site through enemy infested jungle as their ex-school teacher leader is transformed into a battle veteran and his squad becomes a tight fighting unit.
Dancing in the Dark (1950) as Director of Photography
Conceited film star Emery Slade was on top in 1932; in 1949, he's broke and still insufferable. Fox producer Crossman enlists Slade's aid to persuade broadway star Rosalie Brooks to star in the film "Bandwagon." But when Slade meets Julie Clarke, his assistant's onetime girlfriend, he decides she, not Rosalie, should get the part. No one can fathom his motives for this apparently selfless act, but there are a few tricks in the old fox yet...and he'll need them all.
A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950) as Director of Photography
In 1876 Dawson wants to prevent a train from getting to Tomahawk CO on time, to keep it from competing with his stage coach line. Kit, who must get the train to its goal, forces Johnny aboard as the needed passenger. Madame Adelaide's showgirls (including Marilyn as Clara) ride along and, en route to Tomahawk, join Johnny in "Oh, What a Forward Young Man You Are."
American Guerrilla in the Philippines (1950) as Director of Photography
Three Little Words (1950) as Director of Photography
Musical biography of songwriters Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, who surreptitiously helped each other out of jams.
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949) as Director of Photography
Saloon-bar singer Freddie gets very angry whenever boyfriend Blackie seems to be playing around. She always packs a six-shooter, so this is bad news for anything that happens to be in the way. As this is usually the local judge's rear-end, Freddie and friend Conchita are soon hiding out teaching school in the middle of nowhere.
Chicken Every Sunday (1949) as Director of Photography
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband''''s harebrained financial schemes.
Oh, You Beautiful Doll (1949) as Director of Photography
In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, Doris conspires with Larry to turn her father's opera melodies into popular songs. Alfred, reluctant but needing cash, adopts the pen name Fred Fisher. Affluence results, but when Alfred realizes his opera is vanishing bit by bit, he wants to bring the career of "Fred Fisher" to a halt...
Apartment for Peggy (1948) as Director of Photography
A war veteran and his young wife attempt to adjust to the boom years of the late 1940s.
Give My Regards to Broadway (1948) as Director of Photography
The Norwick family has had a successful run on the vaudeville circuit, but now some of the family wants out. Mom is ready to retire on the family's farm, and daughter June wants to quit now that she's engaged. That only leaves Dad and his son Bert, who are happy to work as a twosome. Soon Bert's love of baseball overtakes his show biz ambitions, especially after he's offered a major league contract to play. Now he has to figure out how to break the news to his dad.
When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948) as Director of Photography
Fury at Furnace Creek (1948) as Director of Photography
Mother Wore Tights (1947) as Director of Photography
A married vaudeville team struggles to raise a family while touring the nation.
Carnival in Costa Rica (1947) as Director of Photography
Pepe Castro and Luisa Molina return to Costa Rica from U.S. schools to find that their parents have arranged their marriage. Pepe has brought his new sweetheart Celeste with him from the USA, but can't get a word in edgewise with his father. Then Luisa meets American coffee buyer Jeff Stephens at the fiesta. Meanwhile, the obtuse parents continue to plan the wrong marriage...
Wake Up and Dream (1946) as Director of Photography
Henry Pecket (Clem Bevans) keeps a land-bound, home-made sloop in the backyard of his boarding house ran by widow Sara March (Charlotte Greenwood), who is tolerant of the fancied trips around the world taken by her "ancient mariner" boarder. Little Nella Cairn (Connie Marshall,)another boarder, is his constant companion on the sloop's "trips." When her brother, Jeff Cairn (John Payne), enlists in the Navy, Nella is sent to board with a cousin, but is unhappy and returns to the boarding house. Pecket sends for Jenny (June Haver), a waitress for Mr. Agrippa (Oliver Blake) at his lunchroom and sweetheart of Jeff. Pecket and Jenny together decide to take care of Nella, when she receives a telegram from the War Department advising that Jeff is missing in action. To console the young girl, Pecket tells her they'll sail out to a wonderful island he knows about where he is sure Jeff can be found. The widow March, incensed about gossip she hears that Pecket is entertaining women guests on his boat, sells it to Mr. Agrippa, who wants to make a hamburger stand out of it. He has a man install wheels on it and plans to tow it away the next day. Pecket, Jenny and Nella have a meeting on the boat, a storm blows up, and since the sails are set, the "Sara March" puts out to "sea,", where it becomes "reefed" in a haystack. A young itinerant dentist, Howard Williams (John Ireland), offers to tow them but runs out of gas just as they reach Dignman's Ferry. He suggests they launch the boat, and all hands, including Williams, who comes in handy when they encounter a scientist in need of dental work, set sail on an enchanted voyage for Pecket's rendezvous find Jeff.
Strange Triangle (1946) as Director of Photography
Viperish Francine Huber seduces visiting salesman Sam Crane. Sam later finds out that Francine is married to a business associate of his and decides to have no more to do with her. Francine is relentless and soon gets Sam involved in trying to cover up her husband's embezzling activities and ultimately implicates him in a murder.
Johnny Comes Flying Home (1946) as Director of Photography
Circumstantial Evidence (1945) as Director of Photography
A young lad has his fine new hatchet confiscated by a grumpy baker. The boy's hot-headed father tries to get it back, but this results in a fight in which onlookers seem to see the father use the disputed weapon to strike and kill the baker. At the resulting murder trial, their evidence on this point becomes a matter of life-and-death.
Greenwich Village (1944) as Director of Photography
A speakeasy owner steals a serious young composer''''s songs so he can produce a musical.
Adventure in Music (1944) as Photography
Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1944) as Director of Photography
Lifeboat (1944) as Loc cam
Survivors of a torpedoed boat take in a German Naval officer from the sub that sank them.
Sunday Dinner for a Soldier (1944) as Location photog
A poor family in Florida saves all the money they can in order to plan something special for the soldier they've invited to Sunday dinner. They don't realize that their request to invite the soldier never got mailed. On the day of the scheduled dinner, another soldier is brought to their home and love soon blossoms between him and Tessa, the young woman who runs the home.
To the Shores of Tripoli (1942) as Director of Photography
A brash young Marine has to redeem himself after trying to romance a female officer.
Thunder Birds (1942) as Assoc
A veteran flyer and the youngster he''''s training fall for the same girl.
Week-End in Havana (1941) as Loc cam
A ship company employee, Jay Williams (John Payne), is sent to Florida where one of the company cruise ships is stuck on a reef off of the coast. He obtains waivers from all of the passengers with the exception of Nan Spencer (Alice Faye), a department store salesgirl who wants her vacation NOW, not later. Jay is instructed to take Nan to Havana and set her up in the best hotel and keep her entertained. She visits a night club where the star attraction is Rosita Rivas (Carmen Miranda), and meets Rosita's worthless manager, Monte Blanca (Cesar Romero), who makes a play for her. Trouble also comes in the form of Jay's fiancee, Terry McCracken (Cobina Wright Jr.), when a romance develops between Nan and Jay.
Pot O' Gold (1941) as Dance cine
A young man is caught between his music-hating uncle and a pretty girl from a family of musicians.
We Go Fast (1941) as Director of Photography
Rose Couglin (Lynn Bari) is a wise-cracking waitress at a coffe-pt diner with policemen Bob Brandon (Alan Curtis) and Herman Huff (Don DeFore billed as Don DeForest) vying for her attention. Their argument ends when the place is held up, but Brandon tricks the crook and captures him, but lets Herman take the credit. Herman now must sponsor Bob's application to the motrocycle force and is enev more dismayed when society deb Diana Hempstead (Sheila Ryan)takes a liking to Bob. Rose also finds herself involved with a swindle upon a refrigerator manufacturer by a bogus foreign potentate, Nabob (Gerald Mohr.)
Li'l Abner (1940) as Director of Photography
Kentucky (1938) as 2d unit cam crew
A Romeo and Juliet love story set amidst horseracing.
City Girl (1938) as Photography
Think Fast, Mr. Moto (1937) as Photography
Mr Moto encounters mysterious goings-on on a ship bound for Shanghai. He recognises his steward as the murderer of a man in San Francisco, and catches him trying to steal an important letter from the stateroom of another passenger, Robert Hitchings. Hitchings, son of the owner of the shipping line, falls in love with Gloria, who refuses to tell him anything about her life and disappears when they arrive in Shanghai. In Shanghai, Mr Moto uncovers the secret which links the murder in San Francisco, the mysterious letter, and Gloria.
Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937) as Photography
A New York nightclub singer plans to reveal gangsters named in her private diary. The diary disappears and the singer is murdered. Charlie Chan is called into to investigate.
The Great Hospital Mystery (1937) as Camera Operator
The Great Hospital Mystery (1937) as Photography
45 Fathers (1937) as Photography
Wild and Woolly (1937) as Photography
Charlie Chan at the Race Track (1936) as Photography
While steaming from Honolulu to Los Angeles the owner of a prize racehorse headed for the Santa Anita Handicap is killed, apparently kicked to death by his stallion. Not so, deduces Charlie. Leter he exposes efforts to fix a race at the famous track.
Here Comes Trouble (1936) as Photography
Angels in White (1936) as Camera
In Paris, A.W.O.L. (1936) as Photography
In His Steps (1936) as Photography
Your Uncle Dudley (1935) as Photography
$10 Raise (1935) as Photography
Piernas de seda (1935) as Photography
In Old Kentucky (1935) as Camera
A drunken young veteran returns home to find the family horse-breeding business facing ruin.
Life Begins at 40 (1935) as Photography
A small-town newspaper publisher champions a young man who may have been jailed wrongly.
Such Women Are Dangerous (1934) as Camera Operator
Un capitán de cosacos (1934) as Photography
Dos más uno, dos (1934) as Photography
She Learned About Sailors (1934) as Photography
Shanghai nightclub singer Jean falls in love to a sailor, but after his ship left Shangahai, he is of the oppinion that he cannot support her in the States, so he writes her in a letter, that he will not see her again, but two practical jokers intercept it and write another with an opposite content. Jean comes to the states, but her sailor doesn't aknowledge her, but the two don't give up trying to bring Jean and sailor back together.
365 Nights in Hollywood (1934) as Photography
Down-on-his-luck film director Jimmie Dale takes a job at a fly-by-night acting school. He is drawn into the plans of the school's owner to bilk a wealthy young man out of the funds he has supplied to shoot a movie starring pretty student Alice Perkins. But Jimmie hopes to bilk the bilkers by actually completing the movie as ostensibly planned.
La melodía prohibida (1933) as Photography
Jungle Bride (1933) as Photography
Hollywood, ciudad de ensueño (1932) as Photography
Get That Girl (1932) as Photography
Partners (1932) as Photography
An innocent cowboy is accused of murder.
Cimarron (1931) as Cam crew--Land rush scenes
A husband and wife fight to survive in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory.
Kathleen Mavourneen (1930) as Director of Photography
The Costello Case (1930) as Director of Photography
Clancy in Wall Street (1930) as Director of Photography
Blaze o' Glory (1930) as Director of Photography
Broadway Scandals (1929) as Director of Photography
Two Men and a Maid (1929) as Director of Photography
Lucky Boy (1929) as Director of Photography
My Lady's Past (1929) as Director of Photography
New Orleans (1929) as Director of Photography
The Voice Within (1929) as Director of Photography
Whispering Winds (1929) as Director of Photography
Drums of Love (1928) as Assistant Camera
The Gun Runner (1928) as Director of Photography
The Floating College (1928) as Director of Photography
Ladies of the Night Club (1928) as Director of Photography
George Washington Cohen (1928) as Director of Photography
The Man in Hobbles (1928) as Director of Photography
Too Many Crooks (1927) as Director of Photography
Three Hours (1927) as Director of Photography

Producer (feature film)

Gun Fever (1958) as Producer
Mark Stevens, John Lupton, Larry Storch, Jana Davi, Clegg Hoyt, Iron Eyes Cody. Actor Mark Stevens co-wrote and directed this oater about a miner who tracks down his father''s murderer. Love interest Jana Davi helped to usher in the age of sexy westerns with this film, whose European version exposed still more of her talents.

Music (feature film)

Babes in Toyland (1934) as Music Director
Two employees of a toy maker try to borrow money from their employer to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep''''s shoe.

Visual Effects (feature film)

Western Union (1941) as Process cam
An outlaw goes straight to work for the telegraph company, which puts him in conflict with his lawless brother.

Cast (special)

Papa Said No (1958) as Policeman (Guest)
The misadventures of Suzanne Stacey, a beautiful, marriage-minded young woman in search of the ideal husband. In the pilot episode, Suzanne falls for a handsome young photographer.

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