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Director (feature film)

Piano Lesson, The (1995)
A brother and sister come into conflict over his wish to sell a generations-old heirloom piano and buy back the Mississippi land their family had worked as slaves. Set in 1936 Pittsburgh.
Second Chance (1953) as Assistant Director
A crooked boxer falls for a gangster's moll on the run in Mexico.
Androcles and the Lion (1953) as Assistant Director
Androcles is a Christian who follows that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are evenutally arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who helped heal it?
Sealed Cargo (1951) as Assistant Director
A fisherman tangles with Nazi smugglers off the Canadian coast.
Gambling House (1951) as Assistant Director
A gambler faces deportation when he gets mixed up with murder.
The Men (1950) as Assistant Director
A paraplegic veteran fights his own bitterness to build a new life.
The Threat (1949) as Assistant Director
An escaped con kidnaps the people he thinks put him behind bars.
Sinbad the Sailor (1947) as Assistant Director
The Arabian Nights hero sets off to find the lost treasure of Alexander the Great.
Without Reservations (1946) as Assistant Director
A woman writer falls for a war hero who''''s a perfect match for the hero of her latest novel.
The Brighton Strangler (1945) as Assistant Director
An actor playing a notorious killer begins to live the part.
Passport to Destiny (1944) as Assistant Director
A British war widow travels to Berlin to assassinate Hitler.
Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Assistant Director
Five people thrown together by World War II review their pasts.
Irene (1940) as Assistant Director
An Irish shop girl falls in love with a high-society boy.
No, No Nanette (1940) as Assistant Director
Queen of Destiny (1940) as Assistant Director
Philanthropist Paul Lorenz is one of the more public faces in the fight against behavior that spreads the many "social diseases", such as syphilis and gonorrhea. An example of such behavior is going to or performing in burlesque shows, which promotes casual sex. Indeed, many in the audience at one b
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) as Assistant Director
English nurse Edith Cavell is matron in a small private hospital in German-occupied Brussels during WWI. When the son of a recently deceased patient escapes from a German prisoner-of-war camp, Cavell aids him to reach Holland and safety. This leads to Cavell, a local noblewoman, the grandmother of the escaped prisoner-of-war, and others to form an organization to help Belgian, French, English and other soldiers escape as well. Eventually the Germans become aware of what's happening and take action.
The Rat (1938) as Assistant Director
Victoria the Great (1937) as Assistant Director

Producer (feature film)

Don't Push, I'll Charge When I'm Ready (1977)
An old-fashioned service comedy -- the kind Bob Hope used to make in the 1940s -- telling of the misadventures of an Italian POW who is drafted into the American army during World War II. Made in 1969, it was produced and directed by Bob Hope's son-in-law, with Italian actor Enzo Cerusico, remembere
Crosscurrent (1971) as Associate Producer
A syndicate contract killing in broad daylight of a shipping tycoon's son on a San Francisco cable car leads two police detectives into a complex search for the killer, involving a drug kingpin, the victim's sister, a family business associate, the dead man's physician friend, and the impatient capt
Company of Killers (1970) as Associate Producer
Day of the Evil Gun (1968) as Associate Producer
A gunman tries to control a vengeful farmer whose wife has been kidnapped.
The Venetian Affair (1967) as Associate Producer
A reporter investigates an American diplomat''''s murder in Venice.
Tarzan and the She-Devil (1953) as Associate Producer
The king of the jungle fights off ivory poachers.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

On Dangerous Ground (1952) as Unit Manager
A tough cop sent to help in a mountain manhunt falls for the quarry's blind sister.
Mighty Joe Young (1949) as Unit Production Manager
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
The Spanish Main (1945) as Unit Manager
Dutch rebels in the Caribbean turn pirate and kidnap the corrupt Spanish governor's bride-to-be.
None But the Lonely Heart (1944) as Unit Manager
A young ne'er-do-well tries to get his life on track to help his ailing mother.
Forever and a Day (1943) as Prod coordinator
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day.

Director (special)

Medal of Honor Rag (1982) as Director
Sitting in a bathrobe in the office of his U.S. army psychiatrist, a young black Vietnam vet, recently awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, confronts the demons that haunt him from his war days. Inspired by the case of an actual veteran, the drama examines the social and individual cost of the

Cast (special)

Intimate Portrait: Jane Kaczmarek (2002)
Details the life of actress Jane Kaczmarek through interviews with those close to her.
I'll Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts (1999)
Documentary examining 20th century African-American art through the stories of African-American writers, poets, painters, sculptors, musicians, dancers, actors and filmmakers.

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