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Director (feature film)

Samson and Delilah (1950) as 3rd and 4th unit dir
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
The Paleface (1948) as Dir, 2d unit
An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians.
Safari (1940) as 2nd Unit Director
Mystery Sea Raider (1940) as 2nd Unit Director

Cinematography (feature film)

Dr. Cyclops (1940) as Spec eff
A brilliant physicist in the Peruvian jungle discovers how to shrink his enemies.
Typhoon (1940) as Spec photog eff
The Crusades (1935) as Tech eff
King Richard the Lionhearted launches a crusade to preserve Christianity in Jerusalem.
Death Takes a Holiday (1934) as Tech eff
Death goes on vacation to learn about mortal life -- and love.
King of the Jungle (1933) as Trick photog
Alice in Wonderland (1933) as Tech eff
A trip through the looking glass and down a rabbit hole sends an English girl into a world of fantastic characters and strange potions.
Our Hospitality (1923) as Director of Photography
In this silent film, a man returns home to the old South and gets caught between feuding families.
The Blot (1921) as Director of Photography
Families from opposite ends of the economic scale are drawn together.

Art Director (feature film)

Bring on the Girls (1945) as Matte paintings

Visual Effects (feature film)

Forever Female (1954) as Special Photography Effects
An aspiring playwright gets an opportunity to see his play produced but is forced to make significant changes in the script so that the producer can cast his middle-aged ex-wife in the ingenue leading role.
The War of the Worlds (1953) as Special Photography Effects
A scientist on vacation stumbles upon a Martian invasion.
Houdini (1953) as Special Photography Effects
The famed magician and escape artist rises to stardom while haunted by the loss of his mother.
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.
Scared Stiff (1953) as Special Photography Effects
A singer and his sidekick help an heiress who''''s inherited a haunted mansion.
The Stars Are Singing (1953) as Special Photography Effects
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.
Little Boy Lost (1953) as Special Photography Effects
A war correspondent who was stationed in Paris during WW II married a French girl who was murdered by the Nazis. After the war he returns to to try to find his son, whom he lost during a bombing raid but has been told is living in an orphanage in Paris.
Off Limits (1953) as Special Photography Effects
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.
Come Back, Little Sheba (1953) as Special Photography Effects
A mismatched couple's marital problems come to the surface when the husband develops an interest in their pretty boarder.
Botany Bay (1953) as Special Photography Effects
In 1787 prisoners from London's Newgate Gaol are to be shipped to New South Wales. Hugh Tallant is an American medical student whom, we learn at sea, was falsely imprisoned. Because of his attempt to escape, evil Captain Gilbert decides to return him to England on charges of mutiny. Events, including arrival of plague, keep Tallant busy in New South Wales.
Here Come the Girls (1953) as Special Photography Effects
A chorus boy is used as bait to catch an attacker.
Stalag 17 (1953) as Special Photography Effects
A cynical serviceman in a World War II POW camp has to prove he''''s not an informer.
The Girls of Pleasure Island (1953) as Special Photography Effects
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.
Shane (1953) as Special Photography Effects
A mysterious drifter helps farmers fight off a vicious gunman.
The Stooge (1953) as Special Photography Effects
A failed singer takes on a comedian to create a team act.
Thunder in the East (1953) as Special Photography Effects
During India's first years of independence from Britain, Steve Gibbs lands his armaments loaded plane in Ghandahar province hoping to get rich. Pacifist Prime Minister Singh hopes to reach an agreement with guerilla leader Khan, the maharajah is a fool, and the British residents are living in the past. Steve's love interest is Joan Willoughby, the blind daughter of a parson.
The Savage (1952) as Special Photography Effects
Charlton Heston, Susan Morrow, Peter Hanson, Joan Taylor, Richard Rober, Milburn Stone, Ted De Corsia, & Donald Porter as Running Dog. A white man raised as an Indian by the Sioux is torn between loyalty to his adopted tribe and his true heritage when a minor feud between the cavalry and the Sioux erupts into warfare.
My Son John (1952) as Special Photography Effects
A woman suspects her son is a Communist spy.
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.
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.
The Atomic City (1952) as Special Photography Effects
Enemy agents kidnap an atomic scientist''''s son.
The Turning Point (1952) as Special Photography Effects
Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob lieutenant Harrigan. Jerry's friendship for John is tested by the question of what to do about Matt, and by his attraction to John's girl Amanda. Meanwhile, the threatened racketeers adopt increasingly violent means of defense.
Somebody Loves Me (1952) as Special Photography Effects
Jumping Jacks (1952) as Special Photography Effects
Hap Smith, nightclub entertainer, has a new act since his former partner Chick Allen joined the army: with lovely new partner Betsy Carter, Hap plays a clownish parody of a soldier. Meanwhile, Chick is organizing a soldier show at Fort Benning and finds he needs his old partner's help. To get onto the base, Hap impersonates a hapless real soldier, Dogface Dolan; but circumstances force them to prolong the masquerade, creating an increasingly tangled Army-sized snafu.
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952) as Special Photography Effects
Country bumpkin Aaron Slick (Alan Young) has been unsuccessfully courting pretty young widow Josie Beery (Dinah Shore) for years. Josie yearns for a fling in the big city. With $20,000 from a crooked deal stashed in their trunk, Bill Merridew (Robert Merrill) and his "kissing cousin" Gladys (Adele Jergens), stars, in a relative sense, of a touring tent show stop at Josie's farm. Merridew, actually hiding out, thinks there is oil on the farm and Aaron, knowing otherwise, tricks him into buying the farm for a large sum. Josie takes the money and runs to Chicago, with Merridew, realizing he was tricked, in hot pursuit. Aaron arrives in time to keep Josie from letting Merridew "invest" her money.
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?
Sailor Beware (1952) as Special Photography Effects
Two sailors wreak havoc on the Navy.
Anything Can Happen (1952) as Special Photography Effects
A quirky relationship unfolds between an immigrant and an all-American folk music fan.
My Favorite Spy (1951) as Special Photography Effects
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
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.
Rhubarb (1951) as Special Photography Effects
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the team protests, publicist Eric Yeager convinces them Rhubarb is good luck. But Eric's fiancée Polly seems to be allergic to cats, and the team's success may mean new hazards for Rhubarb.
When Worlds Collide (1951) as Special Effects
Scientists race against time to build a super rocket ship that can save a select group before the earth collides with another planet. Naturally, no one wants to be left behind for the final Armageddon.
September Affair (1951) as Special Photography Effects
An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. This gives them the opportunity to live together free from their previous lives. Unfortunately, this artificial arrangement leads to greater and greater stress. Eventually the situation collapses when they come to pursue their original, individual interests without choosing a common path.
Peking Express (1951) as Special Photography Effects
A Place in the Sun (1951) as Special Photography Effects
An ambitious young man wins an heiress'' heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend''s pregnancy.
Submarine Command (1951) as Special Photography Effects
A Naval commander torments himself over a crewman''''s death.
The Furies (1950) as Special Photography Effects
The 1870s, New Mexico territory: T.C. Jeffords is a cattle baron who built his ranch, the Furies, from scratch.
Paid in Full (1950) as Special Photography Effects
Jane Langley has always done all she can for her selfish sibling Nancy. When both sisters fall in love with handsome Bill Prentice, Jane graciously steps aside. Relationships among all three are further complicated when the now-married Bill realizes he's still in love with Jane.
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Dir of photog eff
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
The File on Thelma Jordon (1950) as Special Photography Effects
A woman seduces a District Attorney and pulls him into a web of theft and murder.
Captain Carey, U.S.A. (1950) as Special Photography Effects
Webb Carey returns to Orta, near Milan, to find out who betrayed his World War II O.S.S. team and caused the death of several villagers. His old love Julie, whom he thought dead at the hands of the Nazis, is alive and married to the Barone.
Let's Dance (1950) as Special Photography Effects
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
My Friend Irma Goes West (1950) as Special Photography Effects
No Man of Her Own (1950) as Special Photography Effects
Helen Ferguson, pregnant, penniless and dumped by her boyfriend Steve Morley, takes the identity of the pregnant Patrice Harkness, when she and her husband are killed in a train crash. The rich Harkness in-laws, and their other son Bill, had never seen Patrice, so they accept her and her newborn son into their family. However Steve eventually finds her and starts to blackmail her.
Sunset Blvd. (1950) as Special Photography Effects
A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star.
Fancy Pants (1950) as Special Photography Effects
A wild West family wins a British valet in a poker game and passes him off as a nobleman.
Top O' the Morning (1949) as Special Photography Effects
A singing insurance investigator comes to Ireland to recover the stolen Blarney Stone.
My Friend Irma (1949) as Special Photography Effects
Based on the long-running radio show. Irma is a likeable airhead who meddles in her roommate's love-life. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, in their first screen appearance, are juice-bar operators who are discovered when a self-proclaimed manager hears Martin's golden voice. Irma's roommate wants to marry her rich boss, but instead falls in love with Martin.
Sorrowful Jones (1949) as Special Photography Effects
A young girl is left with the notoriously cheap Sorrowful Jones as a marker for a bet. When her father doesn't return, he learns that taking care of a child interferes with his free-wheeling lifestyle. Sorrowful must also evade crooked gangsters and indulge in a bit of horse-thieving.
Whispering Smith (1949) as Special Photography Effects
A railroad detective tries to bring in a gang of train robbers and a lost love.
Bride of Vengeance (1949) as Special Photography Effects
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949) as Special photog eff
A blow to the head sends an auto mechanic back to the days of Camelot.
My Own True Love (1949) as Special Photography Effects
The Great Lover (1949) as Special Photography Effects
The French Surete and private eye Higgins are after a killer who uses innocent young Americans in a crooked gambling racket, and who sets sail on an ocean liner that also carries inept scoutmaster Freddie Hunter and his troop of boys. Freddie, who's been a "boy scout" too long, has designs on gorgeous Duchess Alexandria. The boys, far better organized than Freddie, are determined to save him from himself. But who will save Freddie from being the killer's next victim?
The Heiress (1949) as Special Photography Effects
A plain young woman's money makes her prey to fortune hunters.
Song of Surrender (1949) as Special Photography Effects
Rope of Sand (1949) as Special Photography Effects
Two years ago, hunting guide Mike Davis was with a client who trespassed on diamond company land and found a rich lode; Paul Vogel, sadistic commandant of company police, beat Mike nearly to death but failed to learn the location. Now Mike is back in Diamantstad, South African desert, and manager Martingale has a better idea: he hires delectable adventuress Suzanne to ferret out Mike's secret. But she soon finds she's playing with fire.
The Accused (1949) as Special Photography Effects
A prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.
The Great Gatsby (1949) as Special Photography Effects
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) as Special Photography Effects
A neurotic invalid accidentally overhears a phone conversation plotting her own murder.
Dream Girl (1948) as Special Photography Effects
Sealed Verdict (1948) as Special Photography Effects
The Sainted Sisters (1948) as Special Photography Effects
While hiding out in small-town Maine, two female con artists inadvertently become philanthropists.
Saigon (1948) as Special Photography Effects
After World War II Larry learns that his flying buddy Mike will only live a short time despite the efforts of the doctors. He takes on a profitable flying job for profiteers Maris to finance a good time for his buddy. As the plane takes off he shoves Maris' secretary Susan on board. When Mike falls for her, Larry tells her to play along for Mike's sake. She, of course, falls for Larry.
The Paleface (1948) as Special Photography Effects
An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians.
Miss Tatlock's Millions (1948) as Special Photography Effects
After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions.
Isn't It Romantic (1948) as Special Photography Effects
Hazard (1948) as Special Photography Effects
A Foreign Affair (1948) as Special Photography Effects
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.
The Emperor Waltz (1948) as Special Photography Effects
Traveling Salesman Virgil Smith wants to sell his Grammophones in pre-WWI Austria. To enhance this, he especially wants to sell one to Emperor Franz Joseph, but at first the Austrian palace guards think he is carrying a bomb. He meets the Countess Johanna von Stolzenberg-Stolzenberg and after the usual misunderstandings, falls in love with her, this is especially assisted by his dog Buttons. But the relation between a Countess and an ordinary U.S. citizen cannot work in Austria, that is the Emperor's opinion. Is he wrong?
The Big Clock (1948) as Special Photography Effects
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
The Imperfect Lady (1947) as Opt eff
Where There's Life (1947) as Special Photography Effects
The American heir to a European throne tries to elude assassins.
Wild Harvest (1947) as Special Photography Effects
Joe is the head of an itinerant combine crew, working the harvests against rival crew boss Alperson. Joe's buddy Jim joins the crew with startup money. Farmer's niece Fay falls for Joe. He puts her off. To get back she marries Jim whom she prods into high-grading the grain (skimming off some for private sale). The last payment on Joe's machinery is due just as he discover's what his buddy has been doing.
California (1947) as Special Photography Effects
"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.
Cross My Heart (1947) as Special Photography Effects
Easy Come, Easy Go (1947) as Special Photography Effects
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.
Unconquered (1947) as Dir of photog eff
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
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 Perils of Pauline (1947) as Special Photography Effects
The world''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
My Favorite Brunette (1947) as Special Photography Effects
A baby photographer mistaken for a private eye ends up framed for murder.
The Trouble with Women (1947) as Special Photography Effects
Golden Earrings (1947) as Special Photography Effects
An English POW tries to hide from the Nazis by posing as a gypsy.
Desert Fury (1947) as Special Photography Effects
Fritzi Haller is a powerful casino owner in Chuckawalla, Nevada. Her daughter Paula (having quit school) returns at the same time as racketeer Eddie Bendix, who left under suspicion of murdering his wife. Paula and Eddie become involved; each for their own reasons, Fritzi, Paula's old beau Tom, and Eddie's pal Johnny try to break up the relationship. Then Eddie's past catches up with him in an unexpected way.
Calcutta (1947) as Special Photography Effects
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.
Blaze of Noon (1947) as Special Photography Effects
In the 1920s, the four McDonald brothers leave the uncertain life of carnival stunt fliers for steady jobs with the U.S. Air Mail. They've agreed that "guys like us don't have a right to get married," but that's before Colin meets nurse Lucille Stewart and, in a whirlwind courtship, weds her. Can this marriage, or indeed any of the brothers, survive the dangers of their new profession?
Ladies' Man (1947) as Special Effects
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...
Variety Girl (1947) as Special Photography Effects
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
The Searching Wind (1946) as Spec optical eff
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.
Our Hearts Were Growing Up (1946) as 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.
Miss Susie Slagle's (1946) as Special Effects
The Bride Wore Boots (1946) as Special Photography Effects
Blue Skies (1946) as Special Photography Effects
Vaudeville partners spend years vying for the same beautiful woman.
Road to Utopia (1946) as Special Photography Effects
Two song-and-dance men on the run masquerade as killers during the Alaskan gold rush.
Two Years Before the Mast (1946) as Special Photography Effects
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.
To Each His Own (1946) as Special Photography Effects
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
O.S.S. (1946) as Special Photography Effects
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.
Monsieur Beaucaire (1946) as Special Photography Effects
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.
The Searching Wind (1946) as Miniatures
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.
Masquerade in Mexico (1946) as Special Photography Effects
The Well Groomed Bride (1946) as Special Photography Effects
The Virginian (1946) as Special Photography Effects
Best friends become enemies when one signs on with a rustler.
Kitty (1946) as Special Photography Effects
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) as Spec optical eff
Years after a murder drove them apart, an heiress tries to win back her lost love.
A Medal for Benny (1945) as Special photog eff
Hold That Blonde (1945) as Special Photography Effects
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.
The Unseen (1945) as Special Photography Effects
The Stork Club (1945) as Special Photography Effects
A hat-check girl gets rich quick when she saves a millionaire''''s life.
Bring on the Girls (1945) as Special Photography Effects
Duffy's Tavern (1945) as Special Photography Effects
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
You Came Along (1945) as Special Photography Effects
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.
The Lost Weekend (1945) as Special Photography Effects
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
Love Letters (1945) as Special Photography Effects
A soldier falls for the woman who may have killed his best friend.
Murder, He Says (1945) as Special Photography Effects
A pollster stumbles on a family of small-town killers.
Out of This World (1945) as Special Photography Effects
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.
Salty O'Rourke (1945) as Special Photography Effects
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 Matte paintings
A disgraced hockey player takes up figure skating and falls for the show''''s star.
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Special Photography Effects
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
Frenchman's Creek (1944) as Special Photography Effects
A British noblewoman flees the life of the court to run off with a French pirate.
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as Special Photography Effects
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
Lady in the Dark (1944) as Special Photography Effects
Till We Meet Again (1944) as Special Photography Effects
Rainbow Island (1944) as Special Photography Effects
A girl is raised as a native while living on a tropical island.
The Negro Soldier (1944) as Special Effects
Documentary cameras capture the contributions of African-American soldiers during World War II.
Practically Yours (1944) as Special Photography Effects
Going My Way (1944) as Special Photography Effects
A young priest revitalizes a failing parish and brings new life to the elder priest.
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.
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944) as Special Photography Effects
In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship. Their great naivity and efforts to seem grown-up lead them into many comic misadventures.
The Hour Before the Dawn (1944) as Special Photography Effects
The Uninvited (1944) as Special Effects
A brother and sister buy a house with a ghostly secret.
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) as Special Photography Effects
A U.S. mercenary and an army of peasants fight for Spain.
Dixie (1943) as Special Effects
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
Let's Face It (1943) as Special Photography Effects
Hostages (1943) as Special Photography Effects
China (1943) as Special Photography Effects
Shortly before Pearl Harbor, American opportunist Jones and partner Johnny are in China to sell oil to the invading Japanese army. Cynical about the sufferings of the Chinese, Jones meets compassionate teacher Carolyn Grant while travelling cross-country to Shanghai. Sparks fly between these strong-willed characters, neither budging an inch. But when Jones witnesses a Japanese atrocity, his feelings toward his customers (and Carolyn) begin to change...
No Time for Love (1943) as Special Photography Effects
A sophisticated reporter hires the construction worker she accidentally got fired.
So Proudly We Hail! (1943) as Special Photography Effects
Nurses caught behind enemy lines during World War II fight to survive.
Beyond the Blue Horizon (1942) as Special Photography Effects
This Gun for Hire (1942) as Special Photography Effects
A hired killer dodges police while tracking down the enemy agents who tried to frame him.
Road to Morocco (1942) as Special Photography Effects
Two castaways get mixed up in an Arabian nightmare when they're caught between a bandit chief and a beautiful princess.
Wake Island (1942) as Special Photography Effects
Marines stationed in the Pacific fight off the Japanese during World War II.
I Married a Witch (1942) as Special Photography Effects
A 300-year-old witch wreaks havoc when she falls in love with a young politician.
The Great Man's Lady (1942) as Special Photography Effects
A pioneer couple struggle to build a city in the wild West.
The Forest Rangers (1942) as Special Photography Effects
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't notice her as a woman; instead he meets socialite Celia in town and elopes with her. The action plot (Don's pursuit of the fire starter) parallels Tana's comic efforts to scare tenderfoot Celia back to the city.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Special Photography Effects
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
The Mad Doctor (1941) as Special Effects
I Wanted Wings (1941) as Special Photography Effects
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
Aloma of the South Seas (1941) as Special Photography Effects
A young South Seas native boy is sent to the U.S. for his education, returns to his island after his father dies to try to stop a revolution.
Mystery Sea Raider (1940) as Special Photography Effects
Zaza (1939) as Special Effects
Zaza is a spicy Parisian cabaret performer who falls in love with wealthy rogue Dufresne. Quitting show biz to be with Dufresne for all time, Zaza is taken aback to discover that he's already married...
Rulers of the Sea (1939) as Special Effects
Saint Louis Blues (1939) as Special Photography Effects
Union Pacific (1939) as Special Photography Effects
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
Men with Wings (1938) as Special Photography Effects
If I Were King (1938) as Special Photography Effects
Vagabond poet Francois Villon wins the chance to improve life in Medieval France, if he will give up his lower-class friends.
Every Day's a Holiday (1938) as Special Photography Effects
Spawn of the North (1938) as Special Photography Effects
Two Alaskan salmon fishermen, Tyler Dawson (skipper of the "Who Cares") and Jim Kimmerlee of the "Old Reliable," are lifelong pals. Their romantic rivalry over young Dian ends amicably. But a more serious rift, with violent consequences, arises when Tyler befriends Russian fish pirates while Jim finds himself aligned with local vigilantes. Notable glacier scenery.
The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938) as Special Photography Effects
A radio announcer tries to juggle musical acts and his ex-wives while broadcasting from an ocean liner.
Champagne Waltz (1937) as Special Photography Effects
Ebb Tide (1937) as Special Photography Effects
Champagne Waltz (1937) as Photography Effects
The Plainsman (1937) as Special Photography Effects
Calamity Jane gets mixed up in an Indian War and the friendly rivalry between Wild Bill Hickok and Buffalo Bill.
Artists and Models (1937) as Special Photography Effects
An ad man gets his model girlfriend to pose as a debutante for a new campaign.
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) as Special Photography Effects
A devoted couple faces the harsh economic realities of growing older.
High, Wide and Handsome (1937) as Special Photography Effects
A man must save his marriage while also trying to save the family oil business.
Wells Fargo (1937) as Special Photography Effects
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
Souls at Sea (1937) as Special Photography Effects
An abolitionist signs on with a slaving ship to sabotage their efforts.
Rhythm on the Range (1936) as Special Photography Effects
A cowboy falls for his boss, a beautiful lady ranch owner.
The General Died at Dawn (1936) as Special Photography Effects
In revolution-torn China, American mercenary O'Hara is entrusted with a perilous mission, to get arms for the helpless authorities in a province ravaged by warlord General Yang. On the train to Shanghai, he meets Judy Perrie, whose father is in league with Yang. Will Judy regret agreeing to lure O'Hara to his doom, and if so, can she make it up to him? The balance of power seesaws to a perilous conclusion.
13 Hours by Air (1936) as Special Photography Effects
Give Us This Night (1936) as Special Photography Effects
Anything Goes (1936) as Special Photography Effects
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English heiress who ran away from home and is now being returned to England. He also discovers that his boss is on the ship. To avoid discovery, he disguises himself as the gangster accomplice of a minister, who is actually a gangster on the run from the law.
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.
The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935) as Special Photography Effects
A radio star''''s efforts to save his station get him mixed up with con men, enemy agents and a beautiful countess.
Peter Ibbetson (1935) as Special Photography Effects
Architect Peter Ibbetson is hired by the Duke of Towers to design a building for him. Ibbetson discovers that the Duchess of Towers, Mary, is his now-grown childhood sweetheart. Their love revives, but Peter is sentenced to life in prison for an accidental killing. Mary comes to him in dreams and they are able to live out their romance in a dream world.
Midnight Club (1933) as Special Effects
Mama Loves Papa (1933) as Special Effects
This Day and Age (1933) as Special Photography Effects
One Sunday Afternoon (1933) as Special Effects
A small-town dentist longs to avenge an old friend who stole his love, but discovers there''''s no need.
Three Cornered Moon (1933) as Special Effects
After losing their fortune, a family tries to find a way out of their predicament.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Duffy's Tavern (1945) as Matte paintings and miniatures
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
Her Jungle Love (1938) as Volcanic seq executed by
While searching the South Pacific for a missing aviator, Bob Mitchell (Ray Milland) and Jimmy Wallace (Lynne Overman) are caught in a typhoon and crack up on an island, escaping unharmed with the aid of Tura (Dorothy Lamour), a beautiful jungle girl who is the only inhabitant of the island and is believed a goddess by the natives of the adjoining islands. The three are about to leave the island on a make-shift raft when a gang of savage tribesman land, headed by Kuasa (J. Carroll Naish), a half-mad potentate who informs them that all whites are his mortal enemies because an Englishwoman once spurned his love and he got his revenge by stealing her daughter, who is Tura. He had set her up as a goddess but she must now pay for befriending the hated white men by being sacrificed to the crocodiles in an underground temple. An earthquake rocks the island and destroys Kuasa and his band. Bob, Jimmy and Tura find a party of rescuers waiting on the beach, headed by aviation company president J. C. Martin (Jonathan Hale) and his daughter Eleanor (Virginia Vale as Dorothy Howe), Bob's fiancee. It soon becomes evident that Bob must choose between Tura and Elanor.

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