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Director (feature film)

Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934) as Mus numbers dir by
Underworld king Lee Lother has been killed aboard a ocean liner, several people could have been the murderer. There is his mistress Anya Roysen, a married woman, who was jealous of his flirtations with his old moll, night club singer Sally Marsh, who had agreed for one last night with Lother, to get her younger brother Ned out of the Lother's clutches because he has faked Lother's name on a check to pay his gambling debts. Then there is Sally's new flame Jimmy Brett, a con man and gentlemen thief, who has out-tricked Lother in a fixed poker game, and is, together with shorty, after the ladies jewels. Inspector McKinney suspects Joe Saunders, a recently released convict, who was arrested due to some tips by Lother, but Ned and Sally insist that they committed the crime alone.

Cast (feature film)

The Endless Summer (1966) as
Two surfers travel around the world so they can ride the waves all year long.
Barefoot Adventure (1960) as
The North Shore of Oahu highlights this tour of great surfing beaches, featuring new narration recorded 30 years after the film was completed.

Producer (feature film)

Monster (2004) as Executive Producer
In 1989, a love story unfolds in the midst of the horrors and pathologies of two misfits: Aileen Wuornos, a drifter prostitute and Selby Wall, sent by her parents to live with an aunt in Florida in order to "cure her homosexuality." Nearing suicidal despair, Aileen wanders into a bar, where she meet

Music (feature film)

Jimmy and Sally (1933) as Mus numbers by

Dance (feature film)

Abilene Town (1946) as Dance Director
In the years following the Civil War, the town of Abilene, Kansas is poised on the brink of an explosive confrontation. A line has been drawn down the center of the town where the homesteaders and the cattlemen have come to a very uneasy truce. The delicate peace is inadvertantly shattered when a group of new homesteaders lay down their stakes on the cattlemen's side of town, upsetting the delicate balance that had existed thus far and sparking an all-out war between the farmers, who want the land tamed and property lines drawn, and the cowboys, who want the prairies to be open for their cattle to roam.
Out of This World (1945) as Mus numbers staged by
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.
Earl Carroll Vanities (1945) as Dances staged by
Maisie Goes to Reno (1944) as Dance Director
On a trip to Reno, a Brooklyn showgirl tries to stop a soldier and his wife from divorcing.
Two Girls and a Sailor (1944) as Dance Director
Singing sisters create a World War II canteen and become rivals for the same man.
Meet the People (1944) as Dance Director
A fading stage star tries to revive her career by taking a job in a shipyard.
Carolina Blues (1944) as Dances staged by
When he loses his lead singer, bandleader Kay Kyser can''''t find a replacement he likes.
Hit the Ice (1943) as Mus numbers staged by
Flash Fulton (Bud Abbott) and Weejie McCoy (Lou Costello) take pictures of a bank robbery. Lured to the mountain resort hideout of the robbers and accompanied by Dr. Bill Elliott (Patric Knowles) and Peggy Osborn (Elyse Knox), they also meet old friend Johnny Long (Himself) and his band and singer Marcia Manning (Ginny Simms). Dr. Elliott and Peggy are being held in a remote cabin by the robbers, but Weejie rescues them by turning himself into a human snowball that becomes an avalanche that engulfs the crooks.
Cairo (1942) as Dance Director
A war correspondent in Egypt thinks a screen star on tour is a spy.
Jackass Mail (1942) as Dance Director
A horse thief marries for profit, but doesn't reckon with his wife's determination to reform him.
Born to Sing (1942) as Dance Director
Fledgling entertainers put on a show for Uncle Sam.
Washington Melodrama (1941) as Dances
A philanthropic businessman is framed for murder during a lobbying trip to Washington.
Hullabaloo (1940) as Dance routines
A radio star creates a national panic when he announces a Martian invasion.
The House Across the Bay (1940) as Dance Director
An aircraft designer falls for an imprisoned gangster's wife.
Honolulu (1939) as Dance Director
A movie star trades places with a Hawaiian plantation owner.
Heidi (1937) as Dances staged by
An orphaned girl tends goats for her grandfather until she's sold to serve as a disabled girl's companion.
The Life of the Party (1937) as Dances staged by
A young girl tries to escape the suitors her mother has picked for her.
Can This Be Dixie? (1937) as Dances staged by
Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937) as Dances staged by
After stumbling onto a movie set, a hobo dreams he''''s caught up in an Arabian Nights adventure.
New Faces of 1937 (1937) as Dances staged by
A producer over-finances a Broadway show, expecting it to flop.
Under Your Spell (1936) as Dances staged by
Star for a Night (1936) as Dances staged by
King of Burlesque (1936) as Dance ensembles by
Former burlesque producer moves into legitimate theatre and does well until he marries a socialite. After his divorce his former top singer returns from London to help out.
Dante's Inferno (1935) as Dances staged by
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
Piernas de seda (1935) as Dance Director
Hooray for Love (1935) as Musical dance numbers created and dir by
A playboy student backs a musical show.
365 Nights in Hollywood (1934) as Mus numbers created and staged by
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.
Caravane (1934) as Dir of folk dances
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934) as Dances staged by
President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new secretary soon runs afoul of political lobbyists out to destroy his department.
I Am Suzanne! (1934) as Dance Director
Tony Malatini, a puppeteer, at Paris' Theatre des Marionettes notices that his audience consists of only 7 people. He visits his successful competitor on the corner to see why people are drawn to it. After seeing Suzanne, the competitors popular dancer, Tony is mesmerized by her. He goes backstage to see her and asks her if he can make a puppet of her to use in his show. Over-hearing this, the Baron, Suzanne's controlling manager, castigates Suzanne threatening to set her free. Suzanne terrified of being on her own, begs the Baron to marry her and not to leave her. Tony comes during one of Suzanne's performances and begs her not to marry the Baron. Upset, Suzanne falls into the orchestra pit and injures herself to the extent that she won't dance again. Baron leaves Suzanne, but Tony with a doctor's help puts her through a vigorous exercise program. Tony also shows her how to be a puppeteer. Tony confesses to Suzanne that his true friends are his puppets. He picks up the puppet of Suzanne and tells her that he is in love with this puppet. Suzanne not realizing that he means her becomes confused. Together they put on a successful celebrity puppet show. During a celebration party, Tony decides he will propose marriage to her uniquely. He picks up the puppet of her and asks it to marry him. Suzanne becomes jealous and confused...
Call It Luck (1934) as Dance Director
Bright Eyes (1934) as Numbers staged by
Society snobs get more than they bargained for when they take in their late housekeeper's orphaned daughter.
She Learned About Sailors (1934) as Dances by
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.
Caravan (1934) as Originated and outlined folk dance seq
Baby Take a Bow (1934) as Dance Director
Adorable (1933) as Dance Director
Cavalcade (1933) as Mus ensembles staged by
A British family survives war and changing times.
Life in the Raw (1933) as Dance Director
Broadway to Hollywood (1933) as Dance Director
Three generations of vaudevillians fight for stardom on stage and screen.
I Loved You Wednesday (1933) as Ballet and dances by
It's Great to Be Alive (1933) as Dance Director
Arizona to Broadway (1933) as Dance Director
My Lips Betray (1933) as Dance Director
Best of Enemies (1933) as Dance Director
Hot Pepper (1933) as Dance ensembles
Jenny Lind (1931) as Danses par [Dances staged by]
Estrellados (1930) as Bailes dirigidos por [Dances staged by]
¬°De frente, marchen! (1930) as Bailes por [Dances staged by]
Monsieur Le Fox (1930) as Director de bailes [Dance dir]
Doughboys (1930) as Dance Director
A young eccentric joins the Army and tries to outwit his temperamental sergeant.
Children of Pleasure (1930) as Dances staged by
A Jewish songwriter forsakes his heritage for a society girl.
Love in the Rough (1930) as Dance Director
A shipping clerk bluffs his way into a country club to romance an heiress.
Men of the North (1930) as Dances staged by
Mounties track down gold mine robbers.
Lord Byron of Broadway (1930) as Dance Director
A Broadway tunesmith uses a string of women as inspiration.
Free and Easy (1930) as Dance Director
A bumbling manager turns a beauty queen into a Hollywood star.
Good News (1930) as Dance Director
A college football star falls for his mousy French tutor.
They Learned About Women (1930) as Dance Director
Professional baseball players win big with their vaudeville act until love gets in the way.
The Woman Racket (1930) as Dance Director
A policeman must rescue his wife from gangsters.
Those Three French Girls (1930) as Dance Director
An addled Englishman's efforts to save three young women from eviction land them all in jail.
A Lady's Morals (1930) as Dance Director
Romantic biography of Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind and her famous affairs.
Monsieur la Volpe (1930) as Direzione coreografica
Based on the true story of the 1987 Oxford University boat race mutiny and coach Dan Topolski's miraculous training of a haggard, rag-tag team into a winning outfit.
The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) as Dance ensembles
Sketches and songs give MGM''''s silent stars a chance to show their stuff in talking pictures.
It's a Great Life (1929) as Dance Director
A vaudeville sister act is threatened by success and romance.

Sound (feature film)

Chunchik Satsau (2001) as Sound
A hitman slides through the rain as neon lights reflect on slick streets. A figure in the shadows whirls around, baring his face for a second, only to return to the shroud of darkness. In this game, the contenders have a different regard for the killer's code. First up is O, reclusive by nature and

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Chunchik Satsau (2001)
A hitman slides through the rain as neon lights reflect on slick streets. A figure in the shadows whirls around, baring his face for a second, only to return to the shroud of darkness. In this game, the contenders have a different regard for the killer's code. First up is O, reclusive by nature and

Cast (special)

America's Greatest Olympians (1996)
Documentary featuring the stories of a selection of athletes who have competed in the modern Olympic games. Includes archival footage and interviews with many of the athletes.
Spirit of the Games (1996) as Interviewee
Documentary examines the history and evolution of the Olympic Games, taking a close look at the Olympic charter, oath and ideals. Also featured are rare home movies and interviews with Olympic athletes and the oldest known color footage of the Olympic Games from Berlin in 1936.

Director (short)

Stairway to Light (1945)
This short film focuses on Dr. Phillipe Pinel, who initiated humane treatment of the mentally ill in the 18th century.
The Immortal Blacksmith (1944)
This short film tells the true story of Vermont blacksmith and inventor Tom Davenport.
Who's Superstitious? (1943)
This short film examines the origins of several superstitions, including crossing one''''s fingers when lying and why opening an umbrella inside a building is bad luck.
Portrait of a Genius (1943)
This short film sheds some light on Leonardo Da Vinci''''s genius as an inventor.
Forgotten Treasure (1943)
This short film highlights the film preservation efforts of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Brief Interval (1943)
A surgeon father, surgeon son and concert pianist son are faced with ethical and spiritual challenges.
The Woman in the House (1942)
This short film explores the social phobia of anthropophobia, which is the fear of people.
The Film That Was Lost (1942)
This short film provides a look at the problems of film preservation efforts in the 1930s and 1940s.
Strange Testament (1941)
This short film focuses on the strange effect a girl at Mardi Gras has on a poor immigrant.
Out of Darkness (1941)
This short film focuses on the Nazi''''s efforts to shut down underground newspapers.
Soak the Old (1940)
This short film focuses on crimes revolving around pension scams.
Rodeo Dough (1940)
After a trip to Hollywood, two young ladies attempt to hitchhike home but end up at a star filled rodeo in this short film.
The Hidden Master (1940)
This short film focuses on true stories about the power of luck and incredible chance.
Somewhat Secret (1939)
In this short film, the student body at a girls finishing school struggle to satisfy their craving for swing music when it is banned by an oppressive dean.
Rhumba Rhythm at the Hollywood La Conga (1939)
In this short film, two small town girls sneak into a Hollywood club hoping for some star sightings but they get much more when they enter a conga line contest.
The Greener Hills (1939)
This short film focuses on an incurable optimist who is always giving up on his job to try something new.
Employees of The Homey Foamy Washing Machine Company decide to put on a musical show. The Board of Directors attempt to get the employees to get back to work.
New Shoes (1936)
In this short film, a love affair blossoms after a couple purchases a new pair of shoes.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's The Songwriters' Revue (1930)
This short showcases composers and lyricists of songs that are now considered standards of American popular music.

Writer (short)

New Shoes (1936)
In this short film, a love affair blossoms after a couple purchases a new pair of shoes.

Dance (short)

Roast-Beef and Movies (1934)
A group of bumbling, incompetent Hollywood hopefuls try to sell a picture to a fictional film studio in this short film.
The Big Idea (1934)
In this short comedy, the proprietor of the "Big Idea Scenario Company" suffers as various visitors constantly interrupt his train of thought.
Nertsery Rhymes (1933)
In this comedic short, a father and mother tell nursery stories to their three sons.

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