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Ben Winkler

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Sound (feature film)

Plaza Suite (1971) as Sound Recording
A New York hotel room is the setting for three stories of romantic squabbles.
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970) as Sound Recording
A psychiatrist falls in love with a patient's past life.
Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon (1970) as Sound
Junie Moon's face has been disfigured by ill-gotten burns, and depends on her friends and her wit to cope. She, Warren, and Arthur leave the hospital - they yearn for independence - and find a house to live in. Together they stumble into adventures involving the local fish vendor, nosy neighbors, surreptitious vacations, love, and frustration in finding jobs as they face subtle prejudices in their community, and their own particular medical problems.
The Sterile Cuckoo (1969) as Sd mix
An innocent college boy gets mixed up with a needy, neurotic young woman.
Midas Run (1969) as Sound Engineer
Impasse (1969) as Sound
World War II veterans brave the Philippine jungle in search of buried gold.
Kill a Dragon (1967) as Sound
Chinese villagers hire a team of karate fighters to rid their home of a gangster.
Son of a Gunfighter (1966) as Sound Recording
A young man stalks his mother''''s killers.
The Hoodlum Priest (1961) as Sound
A priest tries to straighten out juvenile delinquents.
Noose for a Gunman (1960) as Sound
An honest gunman takes on a corrupt land baron.
Studs Lonigan (1960) as Sound
(Dra ''60,BW). Christopher Knight, Frank Gorshin, Venetia Stevenson, Carolyn Craig, Jack Nicholson, Dick Foran. A young man attempts to break away from his ghetto existence in this adaptation of the controversial James T. Farrell novel about Chicago''s South Side district during the 1920s. Scripted and produced by Philip Yordan. Jack Nicholson stands out as one of Studs'' cronies.
Submarine Seahawk (1959) as Sound
Forbidden Island (1959) as Sound
Jon Hall, Nan Adams, John Farrow, Jonathan Haze, Greigh Phillips, Tookie Evans, Martin Denny. A psychotic treasure hunter hires a freelance frogman to recover an emerald that went down in a shipwreck. The exotic theme song is performed by Martin Denny who also appears in the film.
Day of the Outlaw (1959) as Sound
Rival cattlemen join forces to fight off outlaws.
The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake (1959) as Sound
A family fights against a voodoo curse that marks each member for death.
Escape from Red Rock (1958) as Sound
High School Hellcats (1958) as Sound Engineer
A new student befriends an all-female gang bent on bucking authority and terrorizing their school.
Jet Attack (1958) as Sound
War of the Colossal Beast (1958) as Sound Mixer
A mysterious series of food truck robberies makes government officials doubt that the 60-foot tall Colossal Man is dead. He is discovered in a desolate mountain range in Mexico, insane and horribly disfigured. The military drugs him and transports him back to America where he promptly escapes and wreaks havoc on a city.
The Bonnie Parker Story (1958) as Sound
In the 1930s, amoral blonde tommy-gun girl Bonnie Parker cut a swath of bodies across the South-West. Starting out on gas stations and bars with side-kick Guy Darrow she graduated to bank hold-ups with Darrow's brother and, after bloodily springing him, her jailed husband. But there was never any doubt who was in charge.
Ghost of the China Sea (1958) as Sound
Lust to Kill (1958) as Sound
Motorcycle Gang (1957) as Sound
A troublemaker returns to town only to find his old tearaway pals have joined a supervised motorcycle club. Friction erupts between him and the new leader about this goody-goody setup, and about the charms of gang moll Terry.
Girls in Prison (1956) as Sound
Protesting innocence (of course), 21-year-old Anne Carson, convicted as an accomplice to a bank robbery, finds herself in prison with 3 equally glamorous cellmates in form-fitting uniforms: tough Jenny, unbalanced Dorothy, and deceptive, sweet-talking Melanee who (it's implied) makes unwanted lesbian advances toward Anne. The prison chaplain takes an interest in her case...or is it in her? As Anne meets the darker side of prison life, she learns that her greatest danger is the existence, somewhere out there, of unrecovered bank loot everyone thinks she hid.
Frontier Gambler (1956) as Sound Recording
Deputy marshal Curt Darrow returns to his hometown, Fairweather, to investigate the apparent murder of prominent businesswoman Sylvia "Princess" Melbourne. However, Curt meets with resistance in town because of his deceased father's unsavory reputation.
Flesh and the Spur (1956) as Sound
Swamp Women (1956) as Sound
A plucky police woman infiltrates a group of hardened female criminals who are planning to break jail and retrieve their loot of diamonds from its swampy hiding place. Complications arise when the women abduct Connors and begin fighting each other.
The Oklahoma Woman (1956) as Sound
After six years in jail Steve returns to claim a ranch left him in a will. The town is in the middle of a rough election masterminded by saloon owner Marie. Steve is soon on the side of the opposition candidate and his pretty daughter. The town's tough sheriff is on no-one's side, least of all Steve's.
The She-Creature (1956) as Sound
A mysterious hypnotist (Chester Morris) reverts his beautiful assistant (Marla English) back into the form of a prehistoric sea monster that she was in a past life.
Last of the Desperados (1955) as Sound Mixer
After Lincoln County Sheriff Pat Garrett (James Craig)kills Billy the Kid, Billy's gang plan to get Garrett to settle the score. After two innocent men are shot dow, Garrett resigns and leaves town, believing this act will save lives. He settles down in Tascosa, New Mexico, under an alias, and meets Sarita McGuire (Margia Dean)who hires him as a bartender in her saloon. She falls in love with Garrett and tells him she was once married to Billy the Kid. Garrett's former deputy, John Poe (Jim Davis) discovers Garrett working in the saloon, and they decide to go back to Lincoln and face Billy's gang.
Shack Out on 101 (1955) as Sound Mixer
A greasy spoon diner provides a base for a spy smuggling nuclear secrets.
Security Risk (1954) as Recording
The Big Chase (1954) as Sound Engineer
The A-B-C's of Love (1954) as Recording
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.
Beachhead (1954) as Sound
U.S. soldiers invade a Pacific Island during World War II to catch an informer.
The Steel Cage (1954) as Sound
Bait (1954) as Sound
A greedy miner tries to get his beautiful wife to seduce his partner.
War Paint (1954) as Sound
Bloodthirsty renegades try to stop a Cavalry lieutenant from delivering a peace treaty to a powerful Indian chief.
Yukon Vengeance (1954) as Recording
Highway Dragnet (1954) as Recording
Shield for Murder (1954) as Sound Mixer
A crooked detective masterminds a robbery then fights to keep his money.
The Yellow Tomahawk (1954) as Sound Mixer
A western guide tries to stop an Indian attack on settlers.
The Blue Gardenia (1953) as Sound
A telephone operator kills in self-defense but can''''t remember the details of the encounter.
Appointment in Honduras (1953) as Sound
One Girl's Confession (1953) as Sound
Another of the "Fate and Irony" films from director-writer-producer-actor Hugo Hass but this one has less hair-shirt torment than most of his offerings, although his camera, as usual, lingers provocatively on the contours of the leading lady and, in this case, the leading lady is more than well-contured. Mary Adams (the well-contured Cleo Moore) works in a tawdry waterfront restuarant where the owner not only maltreats her, he also cheated her father out of a fortune years ago. The owner acquires $25,000 in an illegal transaction, which Mary promptly steals, hides, confesses her crime and serves a short sentence. Freed, she goes to work in a restaurant owned by Dragomie Damitrod (Hugo Hass) and when he gets into trouble over a gambling debt she offers to help him by telling him where the $25,000 is hidden and she will loan him the amount he needs. But circumstances indicate that he has stolen all of the money and she clouts him on the head with a whiskey bottle, apparently killing him. She then learns that he didn't steal the money, digs it up and donates it to an orphanage and then surrenders to the police where she learns that Damitrod is not dead. Well,dang. But all is not lost as she seems to be heading for matrimony with fisherman Johnny (Glenn Langan), who has been hanging around romancing her at her various jobs between jail stints.
Marry Me Again (1953) as Sound
Bill (Robert Cummings), a jet pilot hero from the Korean War, returns home with intentions of marrying his sweetheart, Doris (Marie Wilson.) But Doris has inherited a million dollars and Bill won't marry her because he dreams of a home and babies, with himself as the sole source of income on his $65 a week. Doris has to find a way to make him change his mind. No matter her character name, Marie Wilson was playing her usual "Irma" role, and finds an "Irma" solution.
Thy Neighbor's Wife (1953) as Sound Recording
Peek-A-Boo (1953) as Recording
Continuing the story-line which unfolded in "Kill Bill Vol. I," this is a revenge tale of an expert assassin, called The Bride, who sets out on a quest to wreak vengeance upon her former employer, Bill, and other members of their assassin circle, for shooting her on the day of her wedding--along w
Miss Body Beautiful (1953) as Sound Mixer
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.
Glen or Glenda? (1953) as Sd tech
Upon discovering the suicide of a known transvestite, the police inspector seeks enlightenment from a psychiatrist familiar with the phenomenom. The psychiatrist tells him two tales. Glen is to be married to Barbara, but must find a way to tell her of his desire to wear her angora sweater, and of his cross-dressing needs in general. Another is the story of Alan, who decides to physically become a female via surgery (based on the contemporary story of Christine Jorgensen). Throughout the film a scientist inanely babbles about life and death in order to somehow elucidate the story.
The Great Jesse James Raid (1953) as Sound Engineer
The Steel Trap (1952) as Sound Engineer
A bank employee steals cash from the bank on Friday and, at the bidding of his wife, must return the money before it is discovered missing on Monday morning.
And Now Tomorrow (1952) as Sound
Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952) as Sound
Two waiters stumble on a treasure map and land in hot water with pirates.
Slaughter Trail (1951) as Sound
An Indian hating bandit''''s reign of terror could lead to a range war.
The Well (1951) as Sound
In a racially mixed American town, a 5-year-old black girl falls unnoticed into a hidden, forgotten well on her way to school. Having nothing better to go on, the police follow up a report that the child was seen with a white stranger, and rumors run wild. Before hapless, innocent Claude Packard is even found, popular hysteria has him tried and convicted. But Packard's troubles pale by comparison as ever more inflated rumors uncap the well of racial tensions and mob violence. And young Carolyn Crawford, forgotten by most, is still missing...
The Prowler (1951) as Sound
A policeman''''s obsession with a married woman leads to murder.
The Highwayman (1951) as Sound
When I Grow Up (1951) as Sound
Joe Palooka in Triple Cross (1951) as Sound
Joe and Anne Palooka, along with Joe's trainer Knobby, are vacationing when they a kidnapped by The Professor and his gang. The Professor plans to make Joe throw a fight (and shows up at the fight dressed as Anne's aunt).
D.O.A. (1950) as Sound Recording
The victim of a slow-acting poison tracks down his own killer.
The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) as Sound Recording
Jackie Robinson plays himself in this true story of the man who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier.
The Second Woman (1950) as Sound Recording
In flashback from a 'Rebecca'-style beginning: Ellen Foster, visiting her aunt on the California coast, meets neighbor Jeff Cohalan and his ultramodern clifftop house. Ellen is strongly attracted to Jeff, who's being plagued by unexplainable accidents, major and minor. Bad luck, persecution...or paranoia? Warned that Jeff could be dangerous, Ellen fears that he's in danger, as the menacing atmosphere darkens.
Amazon Quest (1949) as Sound Engineer
The Big Wheel (1949) as Sound Recording
A mechanic alienates everyone who loves him when he becomes a champion race car driver.
Satan's Cradle (1949) as Sound
Crooked lawyer Steve Gentry (Douglas Fowley) has plans to take over the town and mines of Silver City from Jim Mason. He kills Mason in what looks like a mine accident, and then brings in Lil (Ann Savage), who produces a fake marriage certificate and takes over Mason's property as his widow. Preacher Lane (Byron Foulger) attempts to arouse the townspeople to drive out Gentry, Lil and their cohorts and is beaten up by a couple of the Gentry henchmen. The Cisco Kid (Duncan Renaldo) and Pancho (Leo Carrillo) encounter the preacher, and head for Silver City. They subsequently reveal Gentry's machinations, and restore Silver City to the decent town it previously was.
State Department File 649 (1949) as Sound Engineer
Parole, Inc. (1948) as Sound Engineer
Waterfront at Midnight (1948) as Sound Recording
My Dear Secretary (1948) as Recording Director
Owen Waterbury, bestselling novelist, recruits aspiring writer Stephanie 'Steve' Gaylord as his latest of many secretaries. The stars in her eyes fade when she finds she is to work in his apartment, with a constant parade of eccentric visitors and slapstick provided by klutzy roommate Ronnie. Moreover, Waterbury's idea of work looks a lot like play, his interest less in books than in blondes. She leaves; to get her back, he swallows his playboy principles and marries her. Can the leopard change his spots? Can Stephanie turn the tables?
The Enchanted Valley (1948) as Sound Engineer
13 Lead Soldiers (1948) as Sound
Shed No Tears (1948) as Sound Engineer
The Strange Mrs. Crane (1948) as Sound Engineer
Money Madness (1948) as Sound Engineer
Miraculous Journey (1948) as Sound Engineer
Lady at Midnight (1948) as Sound Engineer
Trail of the Mounties (1947) as Sound Engineer
Ramrod (1947) as Sound Engineer
A cattle-vs.-sheepman feud loses Connie Dickason her fiance, but gains her his ranch, which she determines to run alone in opposition to Frank Ivey, "boss" of the valley, whom her father Ben wanted her to marry. She hires recovering alcoholic Dave Nash as foreman and a crew of Ivey's enemies. Ivey fights back with violence and destruction, but Dave is determined to counter him legally... a feeling not shared by his associates. Connie's boast that, as a woman, she doesn't need guns proves justified, but plenty of gunplay results.
Where the North Begins (1947) as Sound Engineer
Road to the Big House (1947) as Sound
The Red Stallion (1947) as Sound Mixer
Yong Joel Curtis (Ted Donaldson) finds an orphaned colt in the woods, whom he names "Red" and raises and trains him. When he learns that his grandmother (Jane Darwell) is going to have to sell her ranch to pay off the debts, he trains Red, with the help of Andy McBride (Robert Paige), as a race horse with the intention of selling his beloved animal friend in order to pay off his grandmother's debts.
I Ring Doorbells (1946) as Sound Engineer
Stars Over Texas (1946) as Sound Engineer
When Eddie and his pals deliver cattle to the Lawrence ranch, they run into trouble with Ringo Evans and his gang. Ringo's men are rustling cattle and attempting to kill the foreman. Seeing the resemblance between the foreman and his pal Waco, Eddie has Waco impersonate the foreman. They then find proof that Evans is behimd the rustling but find themselves greatly outnumbered when the gang attacks.
Tumbleweed Trail (1946) as Sound Engineer
Barton has his men knock off Bill Ryan so that Barton will end up with his ranch. He has a forged will that gives the ranch and everything on it to him, and not Bill's kid's. But Eddie and Soapy show up to help Robin retain the ranch for as long as she can. But Barton's lawyer, Small, seems to have all the cards and wants Robin out so that Barton can pay off his debts.
Wild West (1946) as Sound Engineer
Eddie and his sidekicks have been called in to help get a new telegraph line through. Dawson and his men along with his stooge Judge are out to stop them. When Eddie and the boys catch three of Dawson's men destroying telegraph equipment, the Judge releases them and this leads to the showdown between the two sides.
The Mask of Diijon (1946) as Sound Engineer
Abilene Town (1946) as Sound Recording
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.
Apology for Murder (1945) as Sound Engineer
Reporter Kenny Blake (Hugh Beaumont) falls in love with scheming Toni Kirkland (Ann Savage) not knowing that she is married to a man years older than she. By the time he finds out, he is so under her spell that he murders her husband which is what Toni had planned all along. City editor McKee (Charles D. Brown), Kenny's boss and best friend, begins to pursue the tangled threads of the crime relentlessly and gradually closes the net on Kenny. The latter is mortally wounded by Toni, who has deserted him for another man.
Gangster's Den (1945) as Unit mixer
A Song for Miss Julie (1945) as Sound
Casanova Brown (1944) as Sound
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
Knickerbocker Holiday (1944) as Sound Recording
It's 1650 in New Amsterdam, and Brom Broeck, a young outspoken newspaper publisher is arrested for printing advanced opinions on the undemocratic rule of Govenor "Peg-Leg" Stuyvesant. While Brom is in prison, old "Peg-Leg" goes on the make for Brom's sweetheart. But, when "Peg-Leg" is forced to release Brom... Watch-out!
A Night for Crime (1943) as Sound
Jack London (1943) as Sound Engineer
Episodes in the novelist's life: In 1890, young Jack London quits a cannery job to try oyster piracy. Later, he signs on for a sealing voyage, tries Yukon prospecting and a brief university career, loving and leaving women along the way. Instead of riches, he gets story ideas. Suddenly, he finds success and a delectable lady; but the urge to adventure won't let him go.
Man of Courage (1943) as Sound Engineer
Johnny Come Lately (1943) as Sound Recording
Submarine Base (1943) as Sound Engineer
Ship engineer Jim Taggert (John Litel) is rescued from a torpedoed tramp steamer by Joe Morgan (Alan Baxter), an American gangster that found New York too hot for him, and has become a fisherman operating from an out-of-the-way island off of the coast of South America. Morgan makes his headquarters at the Halfway House run by the parents of Maria Styx (Fifi D'Orsay) as a bar and dance resort catering to the planters and traders of the island. Taggert finds himself practically a prisoner along with a group of American girls acting as entertainers at the resort. Taggert shadows Morgan in his activities in a remote cove and finds that Morgan is supplying German U-boat commanders with torpedoes, but does not know that Morgan has rigged the torpedoes with clock devices that explode when at sea and sinks the U-boats.
Tiger Fangs (1943) as Sound Engineer
The Pay Off (1943) as Sound Engineer
Special prosecutor Lloyd Pearson (Ian Keith) has been murdered and there is strong evidence that gambler Moroni (John Maxwell) committed the crime, but he has an air-tight alibi, spending the evening with Brad McKay (Lee Tracy), star reporter of the Chronicle. Norris (Robert Middlemass), the publisher, send Brad and his son, Guy Norris (Tom Brown), to cover the story. Brad learns that Moroni did commit the murder, but has no way to prove it. Moroni tells Brad that the murdered prosecutor was getting a payoff, and was killed by his assistant Hugh Walker (Forrest Taylor) following a quarrel. John Angus (Jack La Rue), proprietor of the Hi Lo Club, tells Moroni that Brad suspects him. Phyllis Walker (Tina Thayer) tells Brad that her father is in danger from Moroni. Hugh Walker has given her a key to the public locker where some money is hidden. That night, Brad finds Moroni dead. He realizes there is a higher-up that had Moroni kill Pearson, and then has had Moroni killed. He learns that Walker has been kidnapped, but secures the money from the locker and hides it in his apartment. He meets Alma Dorne (Evelyn Brent)at the night club, and, while attracted to her, he suspects she is an accomplice of the gang. He surprises her while she is searching his apartment for the money, and agrees to help him. Norris summons Brad to his home for Brad to show him what evidence he has collected so far. Norris, at the point of a gun, tells Brad he has collected too much. Brad gets the upper hand by telling Norris that his son Guy is walking into a death trap. Norris rushes to save his son from the trap he himself had set for Brad.
The Boss of Big Town (1942) as Sound Engineer
Gallant Lady (1942) as Sound Engineer
Men of San Quentin (1942) as Sound Engineer
Professor Creeps (1942) as Sound Engineer
Broadway Big Shot (1942) as Sound Engineer
The Panther's Claw (1942) as Sound Engineer
Baby Face Morgan (1942) as Sound Engineer
King of the Stallions (1942) as Sound
The Yanks Are Coming (1942) as Sound Engineer
Blonde Comet (1941) as Sound Engineer
Gambling Daughters (1941) as Sound Engineer
Reg'lar Fellers (1941) as Sd dir
Riding the Sunset Trail (1941) as Sound Engineer
Mr. Celebrity (1941) as Sound Engineer
The grandparents (James Halligan and Laura Treadwell) of Danny Mason (Buzzy Henry), an orphaned boy, are trying to have him put into their custody rather than that of his uncle, Jim King (James Seay), a racetrack veterinary, as they object to the track enviroment in which he is being raised. Their destinies become entwined with that of former silent-film stars Francis X. Bushman and Clara Kimball Young and ex-heavyweight champion James J."Jim" Jeffries, and that of a broken-down race horse named "Mr. Celebrity." The tagline tells it all.
The Driftin' Kid (1941) as Sound Engineer
Jungle Man (1941) as Sound Recording
Double Cross (1941) as Sound Engineer
Criminals Within (1941) as Sound Engineer
Highway Hell (1941) as Sound
Mike Manadoro, a 19 year old from Brooklyn, will do almost anything to get out of his neighborhood and to study photography at a Manhattan university. The problem is Mike's father Vinny, a retired sanitation worker, does not have the financial means to support his son's dream. So when local mob boss
The Painted Desert (1931) as Sound Engineer
A cowboy and his girlfriend try to settle a feud between their fathers.
Sundown Trail (1931) as Sound Engineer
A ranch foreman and an Eastern lady inherit a ranch.
Beyond Victory (1931) as Sound Engineer
Four soldiers at the front think back on their reasons for enlisting.
Born to Love (1931) as Sound Engineer
A World War I pilot thought dead turns up after the mother of his child has married.
Pardon My Gun (1930) as Sound Engineer
Ted is riding for Pa Martin against Cooper in the big race. When Cooper has his men capture Ted, Peggy overhears them and sets out to free Ted in time for the race.
Swing High (1930) as Recording Engineer
Sailor's Holiday (1929) as Recording Engineer
The Sophomore (1929) as Sound Engineer
The Flying Fool (1929) as Recording Engineer
This Thing Called Love (1929) as Recording Engineer
Red Hot Rhythm (1929) as Recording Engineer

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