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Director (feature film)

Act of the Heart (1970) as Assistant Director
Martha Hayes, a woman fanatically devoted to Jesus Christ, ekes out a meager existence in Montreal, Canada. As a singer in an Anglican Church choir, Martha meets and is fascinated by Father Michael Ferrier, an Augustinian monk who's the guest conductor for an interfaith concert. How far is Martha willing to go to show her devotion to God?
Waiting for Caroline (1969) as Assistant Director

Cast (feature film)

It Happened Here (1966) as
In a world in which Germany won World War II, a nurse uncovers evidence of Nazi atrocities.
I'm All Right Jack (1960) as Bbc Announcer
A veteran starting out in business gets caught between management and labor.
The Dam Busters (1955) as Bbc Building
British flyers try to cripple the Nazis by taking out their dams.
Mr. Drake's Duck (1951) as B.B.C . announcer
Mr. Drake and his wife live a nice, quiet life on their Sussex farm, until one of their ducks lays a radioactive egg made of uranium! When the government finds out about this, the Armed Forces storm onto the farm in a frantic search for the duck responsible.
Star for a Night (1936) as Dancer

Cinematography (feature film)

Ambush Murders (1982)
James Brolin replaced Sam Elliott as the dedicated defense attorney at the third trial of a drawn-out murder case against an outspoken black activist who has been accused in the killing of two white policemen. This fictionalized version of a true story was adapted from the book by Ben Bradlee, Jr.
Going Ape! (1981)
When circus owner Max Sabatini dies, he leaves five million dollars to his son Foster. But there is a catch. To get the money, Foster has to take care of Max''s three orangutans for a minimum of five years. This stipulation proves to be too much for Foster''s girlfriend Cynthia who lives with him, and her mother seizes the opportunity to convince her to move out. In addition to this problem, the Zoological Society, who will get the money if Foster fails, sends some mobsters to cause him even more trouble.
Return of the Beverly Hillbillies (1981)
Jed Clampett and family returned to television after a decade in syndicated reruns to help solve the energy crisis in their own rustic ways. Buddy Ebsen, Nancy Culp and Donna Douglas reprised their roles as Jed Clampett, Jane Hathaway and Elly May Clampett. Imogene Coca came aboard as Granny's hundr
Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)
The owners of a magical Volkswagen drive through Latin America on the way to a Brazilian race.
Midnight Madness (1980)
College students compete in an all-night scavenger hunt.
All God's Children (1980) as Director Of Photography
Richard Widmark is a big city judge involved in a forced busing dispute as the climax of his long career. The friendship between two families -- one white, one black -- and their sons, who are buddies, provides the microcosm of this major social issue that has been argued for several decades.
Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, The (1979)
Two bumbling outlaws enlist in the Army, where they''''re accused of stealing supplies.
The Black Hole (1979)
Researchers discover a lost space ship on the edge of a black hole.
Return From Witch Mountain (1978)
A mad scientist kidnaps an alien teen with amazing powers.
Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)
Twin brothers vie to rule a Western town while the mayor tries to get rid of them both.
Goin' Coconuts (1978) as Director Of Photography
Pete's Dragon (1977) as Director Of Photography
A boy leaves his abusive foster family and becomes friends with a dragon.
Gus (1976)
Gus the mule is recruited as a field goal kicker for a struggling football team.
No Deposit, No Return (1976)
Two would-be safe-crackers `sort of' kidnap the two grandchildren of millionaire J. W. Osborne. In a story somewhat reminiscent of O. Henry's The Ransom of Red Chief, the ransom amount keeps getting smaller as the two children have the best vacation from boarding school ever with their two new friends.
The Shaggy D.A. (1976)
A lawyer running for district attorney starts turning into a large sheep dog at awkward moments.
Treasure of Matecumbe (1976) as Director Of Photography
After the Civil War, a young Southerner races to find his family''''s treasure, buried on a swampy Florida island.
Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)
An unscrupulous millionaire tries to catch two mysterious children with super powers.
The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
Two bumbling outlaws try to help a trio of orphans protect their gold strike.
Men of the Dragon (1974) as Director Of Photography
Three karate/kung fu experts run up against a gang of modern slavers in this failed pilot to a series designed to cash in on the current martial arts craze.
Herbie Rides Again (1974)
A spunky widow uses her magical Volkswagen to fight off a corrupt land developer.
The Island at the Top of the World (1974) as Director Of Photography
An explorer discovers a tribe of Vikings forgotten by time.
The World's Greatest Athlete (1973)
A washed-up coach saves his career when he discovers a jungle boy who''''s a natural athlete.
Dream for Christmas, A (1973)
An all-black cast shines in this pilot for a proposed series involving a southern minister who is assigned to a poor parish in California with the congregation drifting away and the church scheduled for demolition. The hope here was for writer Earl Hamner to repeat his success with "The Waltons."
Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972) as Director of Photography
Dexter Riley is studying science at Medfield College. While working with two of his science major friends, they invent an invisibility spray. Before long, a group of thieves find out about the spray which would be the perfect tool in helping them in their next bank robbery and Dexter and his friends
Snowball Express (1972) as Director of Photography
When John Baxter inherits a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains, he quits his job in New York and moves the family west to run it. Only to find that the place is a wreck. But together they decide to try to fix it up and run it. But Martin Ridgeway, who wants the property, does everything he can to ensure it will fail.
Scandalous John (1971) as Director of Photography
John McCanless was once a gunslinger and has become a cranky old rancher. There is a plan to build a dam which would flood his property. John has no intention of selling his land and is determined to fight the dam to the end if necessary, and an illegal immigrant friend and John's daughter are ther
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) as Director of Photography
An apprentice witch and three war orphans try to prevent the Nazi invasion of England.
Darker Than Amber (1970) as Camera
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1970) as Director of Photography
A problem student accidentally mind melds with a super computer.
The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968) as Director of Photography
A Democrat and his family band provide entertainment during the 1880 presidential election.
Wild, Wild Winter (1966) as Director of Photography
Rider on a Dead Horse (1962) as Director of Photography
John Vivyan, Bruce Gordon, Kevin Hagen, Lisa Lu, Charles Lampkin. Three gold prospectors bury their gold in a secret location but greed quickly reduces their number by two
The Bad Seed (1956) as Camera Operator
A woman suspects that her perfect little girl is a ruthless killer.
Giant (1956) as Camera Operator
A Texas ranching family fights to survive changing times.
23 Paces to Baker Street (1956) as Camera Operator
A blind playwright living in London overhears part of a conversation that propels him into a desperate race to find a kidnapped child.
The Racers (1955) as Loc cam
A man alienates everyone around him on his goal to become a world-famous race car driver.
The Racers (1955) as Assistant Camera
A man alienates everyone around him on his goal to become a world-famous race car driver.
House of Bamboo (1955) as Camera Operator
An Army investigator infiltrates a Tokyo crime syndicate to solve a colleague''''s murder.
The Student Prince (1954) as Camera Operator
A prince falls in love with a barmaid during his last fling before assuming the crown.
You For Me (1952) as Camera Operator
A good-hearted nurse gets mixed up with a millionaire who could help her hospital.
Singin' in the Rain (1952) as Camera Operator
A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) as Assistant Camera
A man remains young and handsome while his portrait shows the ravages of age and sin.

Editing (special)

IBM Presents Clarence Darrow Starring Henry Fonda (1974) as Editor
Henry Fonda portrays lawyer Clarence Darrow in this adaptation of the one-man play.

Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

Dark Secret of Harvest Home, The (1978) as Director Of Photography
A suspense drama chronicling the events that beset a New York commercial artist when he and his wife and daughter move to a rustic New England village they once visited during their travels, only to find a ritualistic lifestyle full of foreboding secrets.

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