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Music (feature film)

Forbidden City U.S.A (1989)
A look at the United States' first all Chinese-American nightclub, which became an international hotspot in San Francisco during the 1930's and 40's.
Till the End of Time (1946) as Composer
A returning World War II veteran falls for a troubled war widow.

Art Department (feature film)

The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972) as Asst prop
A retired gunman fights to save a group of kidnapped women from the man who raped and murdered his wife.
Vice Raid (1960) as Props
A prostitute sets out to frame a cop.
Hell to Eternity (1960) as Props
A young man adopted by Japanese-Americans becomes a hero in World War II.
I Passed for White (1960) as Prop Master
The Plunderers (1960) as Props
Four young cowboys, Jeb (Ray Stricklyn), Rondo (John Saxon), Mule (Roger Torrey) and Davy (Dee Pollock) ride into Trail City, Texas figuring on taking over for a while. Rancher Sam Christy (Jeff Chandler), with a paralyzed right arm refuses to get involved against them, and Kate Miller (Marsha Hunt) calls him a coward. When Jeb kills the timid Sheriff McCauley (Jay C. Flippen), Sam goes to his ranch to get his gun. The boys are waiting for him there, and Ellie Walters (Dolores Hart)goes to his ranch and finds him badly beaten up by Mule. The young Davy, shocked by the killing of the sheriff, quarrels with Jeb. He goes off alone and Sam captures him. Rondo, tries to force his attentions on Ellie, who shoots him when he draws a knife on Sam. The latter kills Mule in a knife fight, and Jeb bursts out of the saloon with two guns blazing. Sam shoots and kills him. The townsmen are for hanging Davy but Sam, realizing the young boy was the victim of a situation he didn't know how to handle---and one that the town should have never let develop---tells him to just go home. Sam and Ella watch as the boy rides slowly out of town.
Battle Flame (1959) as Prop Master
Cast a Long Shadow (1959) as Props
A hard-drinking drifter tries to claim a deceased cattle baron''''s estate.
Al Capone (1959) as Asst props
Chicago's most notorious gangster rules the city ruthlessly.
The Bat (1959) as Prop Master
A female mystery novelist turns detective to unmask a demented killer.
The Gunfight at Dodge City (1959) as Props
Bat Masterson fights to clean up Dodge City.
Arson for Hire (1959) as Prop Master
Riot in Juvenile Prison (1959) as Prop Master
A psychologist tries to reform a juvenile prison run by a sadistic warden.
The Rawhide Trail (1958) as Prop Master
Jess Brady (Rex Reason) and Rupe Pardee (Richard Erdman) are in jail in Gunsight, Texas, blamed for leading a wagon train into a Comanche ambush, and about to be hanged. They protest their innocence and claim that the Indians want to kill them also. The Comanches attack the jail in an effort to capture the prisoners, but are driven off the soldiers of the garrison led by the Captain (Rusty Lane). Expecting another attack, the Captain and a small detail of men move the prisoners out of town in a wagon, but they are under constant surveillance by the Comanches. The detail arrives at a way station the same time as a stage coach carrying Marsha Collins (Nancy Gates), and her fiancee, Farley Durand (Robert Knapp), a government supply officer. All are trapped in the station which is under constant attack by the Indians. Brady and Durand resume a personal battle that dates back to the Civil War when they served together. The wounded Captain decides to gamble on Brady and Pardee, their expierence being the only hope for an escape. In the escape battle, it is revealed that Durand was responisble for the attack on the wagon train, and not Brady and Pardee.
House on Haunted Hill (1958) as Props
A millionaire offers total strangers a fortune to spend the night in a haunted house.
Queen of Outer Space (1958) as 2d prop
A space mission to Venus discovers a society of Amazons.
Quantrill's Raiders (1958) as Props
A Civil War guerilla gang plans an attack on a Kansas arsenal.
Man of the West (1958) as Props
A reformed outlaw is among the hostages when his former colleagues rob a train.
Joy Ride (1958) as Prop Master
Paul (Rad Fulton) and three other punks, Arnie (Nicholas King), Vince (Robert Levin) and Dirk (Jim Bridges), are admiring a parked sports car and intending to take it for a joy ride, when they are surprised by its owner, Miles (Regis Toomey) who orders them away and is met with a barrage of fifthy names. A few nights later they break into Miles' garage and he catches them and threatens to call the police. Paul tells him they want the car for a ride and they will have it sooner or later. The young hoods then launch a campaign of terror against Miles and his wife (Ann Doran). Paul realizes he has more pleasure in frightening Miles than in trying to get the car, and one day they force their way into the Miles home and brutally attack Mrs. Miles after she refuses to produce the car keys. Now thinking that Miles is in his power, Paul meets him to take delivery of the car. When Paul steps into the car, Miles pulls a gun and orders him to drive out of town at a breakneck speed. The more frightened Paul becomes, the more dangerously Miles makes him drive, until finally, in tears, Paul begs to be allowed to stop his "joy ride." Miles directs him to pull up in front of the police station and Paul's arrest is followed by that of the other three boys.
Unwed Mother (1958) as Props
In the Money (1958) as Props
The Bowery Boys escort a diamond concealing poodle on a cruise.
Cole Younger, Gunfighter (1958) as Props
A young man in trouble with the Texas state police during the 1870''''s is forced to go on the lam, joining a gang with an infamous outlaw.
Man from God's Country (1958) as Props
George Montgomery, Randy Stuart, Gregg Barton, Kim Charney, Susan Cummings. A retired sheriff and his former partner find themselves on opposite sides of the law when local ranchers feud over valuable railroad property.
Hold That Hypnotist (1957) as Props
Hypnotism sends the Bowery Boys to battle pirates in the 17th century.
Up In Smoke (1957) as Props
The Bowery Boys'''' leader sells his soul to the devil for help betting on the horses.
Sabu and the Magic Ring (1957) as Props
Designed to capitalize on Sabu''s earlier success in THE JUNGLE BOOK, this re-edited, unsold television pilot by the director of THE HYPNOTIC EYE (George Blair) finds the thirty three year old elephant boy in league with a powerful genie (William Marshall of BLACULA).
Baby Face Nelson (1957) as Prop Master
George "Babyface" Nelson becomes one of the most important gangsters of 1920s Chicago by making brutal robberies. In order to compete with Al Capone he allies himself with John Dillinger...
Chain of Evidence (1957) as Props
From Hell It Came (1957) as Props
After he''''s framed for murder and executed, a South Seas prince returns as a vengeful tree spirit.
Footsteps in the Night (1957) as Property
The fifth and last of the Ben Schwab productions starring Bill Elliott as a L.A. sheriff's department detective begins with Henry Johnson (Douglas Dick) being sought by the sheriff's office for the murder of his neighbor and friend,Fred Horner (Robert Shayne), whose strangled body was found in Johnson's motel apartement. Lieutenant Andy Doyle (Bill Elliott) of the Los Angeles sheriff's department learns that Johnson had been an avid card-playing gambler, and had frequently argued violently with the deceased. Trailing Johnson's fiancee, Mary Raikin (Eleanore Tanin), the police capture Johnson, who insists he did not kill Horner, but fled in panic when he discovered Johnson's body in his room after an absence of only a few minutes. It is discovered that a wealthy tenant of an adjacent motel, Bradbury (James Flavin), bears a resemblence to the murdered man, and in order to set him up as a decoy, Doyle suggests the Bradbury spread the word he is leaving for his home the next day. That night, the real killer,Pat Orvello (Gregg Palmer), sneaks into Bradbury's room to rob him, but is shot and captured by Doyle and his men. Earlier, the robber/killer had mistaken the neighboring motels, killed the wrong man in his robbery attempt, and had left the body in Johnson's room.
Last of the Bad Men (1957) as Props
Canyon River (1956) as Props
A Wyoming rancher and his foreman┬┐s cattle drive journey to Oregon.
Fighting Trouble (1956) as Property
The Bowery Boys try to make their name as crime photographers.
Calling Homicide (1956) as Props
The third of five films (Dial Red-O, Sudden Danger, Calling Homicide, Footsteps in the Night and Chain of Evidence in release order and released across a full period of two years) in which Bill Elliott played a detective lieutenant (Andy Flynn in the first one, Doyle in the others) in the Los Angeles homicide department) with all five produced by Ben Schwab but a different director on each one. Lieutenant Andy Doyle (Bill Elliott) of the Los Angeles Sheriff;s homicide department, while investigation the mysterious dynamiting death of a young policeman, discovers that the strangling-murder of Francine Norman, owner of a modeling school, is linked with the firsy killing. While questioning those connected with the school, manager Darlene Adams (Jeanne Cooper), and executives Allen Gilmore (Thomas B. Henry) and Tony Fuller (Lyle Talbot), Lt. Doyle and his aide, Detective Sergeant Mike Duncan (Don Haggerty), find there is a blackmailing "baby racket" being run in conjunction with the school. Suspicion points to construction company owner Jim Haddix (Myron Healey) who had been in love with Francine. All evidence of the baby extortion racket is destroyed by an explosion, and the hunt narrows down to one man, the school handyman.
The Young Guns (1956) as Props
A disaffected youth falls in with the wrong crowd back in 1897.
Hot Shots (1956) as Props
The Bowery Boys get jobs as sitters for a temperamental child star.
Hold Back the Night (1956) as Props
Wichita (1955) as Props
Wyatt Earp fights to straighten out a crooked cow town.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Convicts 4 (1962) as Prop master
A convicted killer discovers a talent for art while behind bars.
Confessions of an Opium Eater (1962) as Prop master
Twenty Plus Two (1961) as Prop
When a Hollywood secretary is found murdered, a detective is hired to investigate the murder.
Dondi (1961) as Prop
World War II GIs adopt an Italian war orphan.
King of the Roaring 20's--The Story of Arnold Rothstein (1961) as Prop
A gangster rises to the top of the gambling racket.
The George Raft Story (1961) as Prop
A fictionalized movie biography of former top Hollywood film star George Raft.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

Obsessive Love (1984)
A shy, introverted woman imagines herself in a seamy love affair with a television soap star, turns herself into a chic, attractive blonde and insinuates her way into his life, causing him to panic ultimately and try frantically to free himself from her machinations. Star Yvette Mimieux, the co-prod
Summer Fantasy (1984)
A summer of sun and fun awaits the first female lifeguard on a Southern California beach, a seventeen-year-old who becomes infatuated with the rugged head guard and is encouraged to "go for it" by her boy-crazy best friend.
Night Partners (1983)
The success of "Cagney and Lacey" as a series resulted in a number of similarly-plotted lady cop carbons like this variation -- two Bakersfield, California, housewives volunteer to help the police by working with crime victims. This pilot, inspired by the actual Victim Witness Program of Tucson, has
First Time, The (1983)
Teenager Jennifer Jason Leigh drops out of high school to follow her boyfriend to San Diego, and her desperate mother, Susan Anspach, not ready for her daughter''s loss of innocence, enlists the aid of an old Navy friend to help locate her. Harriet Nelson is the girl''s liberal-minded grandmother.
Baby Sister (1983)
Sultry college dropout Phoebe Cates moves in with older sister Pamela Bellwood and proceeds to break up the relationship between the latter and her live-in boyfriend, Ted Wass, with whom baby sister begins a sensuous love affair. Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., is the girls' stern widower father.
In the Custody of Strangers (1982)
A restless teenager is arrested and jailed following a drunken binge, and his parents face a 40-day ordeal of trying to get him out after he is charged with assault after defending himself from the hardened criminals with whom he was locked up. Martin Sheen and real-life son Emilio Estevez acted tog

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