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Cast (feature film)

Orwell Rolls in His Grave (2004)
A critical examination of the Fourth Estate, once the bastion of American democracy. Asking whether America has entered an Orwellian world of doublespeak where outright lies can pass for the truth, documentary explores what the media doesn't talk about: itself, by tracing the process by which media
Picture Perfect (1997) as Archor Person
Kate's boss feels that a married person is the best bet for a promotion because they tend to stay put and enhance the firm. In order to advance her career, Kate must find a way to pose as "attached." She also has a crush on co-worker Sam who is only interested in girls who are spoken for. She fulf
Ruby (1992)
Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.

Writer (feature film)

Once Upon a Tune (1998) as Screenwriter
Based on the classic Grimm Brothers' tale.
Up (1976) as From Story
This kicks off with the murder of one Adolf Schwartz (who bears a striking resemblance to another famous Adolf) by placing a ravenous piranha fish in his bathtub. Who did it? No-one knows or cares, as they're too busy being distracted by busty Margo Winchester, who hitch-hikes into# town and gets involved with all the local men. It all ends with a series of complicated plot twists that reveal that just about everyone is really someone else. And if it gets too confusing, Russ Meyer helpfully arranges for a one- woman nude Greek chorus to pop up at intervals to explain what's going on.

Animation (feature film)

Happiness (1998)
Joy, Trish, and Helen are the Jordan sisters from New Jersey. Joy is the non-achiever, Trish is married with three kids, and Helen is a successful author. Trish's husband Bill is a psychiatrist who counts among his patients an overweight, sexually frustrated loner named Allen who is obsessed with hi

Visual Effects (feature film)

Coneheads (1993)
Extra-terrestrial family the Coneheads come to Earth to take over, but wind up stranded here. They are forced to adapt to American life.
The Giant Spider Invasion (1975)
Following a mysterious explosion, a Wisconsin town is overrun by giant spiders.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Star Trek: Generations (1994)
An astronomical phenomenon bridging different time frames brings face-to-face the two famous captains of the Enterprise, Jean-Luc Picard and Captain Kirk, in the 24th century. Operating as a united front, both captains attempt to destroy an alien who has been demolishing civilizations in search of a
Dr. Giggles (1992)
A murderous would-be heart surgeon escapes from an insane asylum and returns to his hometown to operate on the inhabitants.

Art Director (special)

America's Junior Miss (1984)
Highlights of the 27th annual America's Junior Miss pageant in which one young lady is chosen America's Junior Miss of 1984.
All-American College Comedy Show, The (1979) as Art Direction
The program features college students performing their own comic material.
Side By Side (1976) as Art Direction
The comic advantures of four couples boxed together in a housing development: Charlie and Connie Ryan, a conservative couple who are enjoying their retirement; Carmine and Luis Rivera, a Latino duo; Sally and Dick Stern, young liberals with unconventional lifestyles; and Billy Joe and Hadley Pearso

Art Department (special)

All-American Thanksgiving Parade, The (1998) as Set Designer
Highlights of the 72nd annual "Macy's Thanksgiving Parade" from New York City, the "Aloha Floral Parade" from Waikiki Beach in Hawaii, "America's Thanksgiving Parade" from Detroit and the "Opryland U.S.A. Aqua Parade" from Nashville.
All-American Thanksgiving Parade, The (1997)
Live highlights of the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from New York, with ice skating segments from Manhattan's Wollman Rink; America's Thanksgiving Parade from Detroit; the Aloha Floral Parade from Waikiki Beach in Hawaii; and the Opryland U.S.A. Aqua Parade from Nashville.
All-American Thanksgiving Parade, The (1996)
Thanksgiving Day parade coverage from around the United States.
It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (1991)
A young girl who creates a storm of controversy when she writes lyrics that are perceived as suggestive.

Production Designer (special)

All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, The (1994)
Live telecast of the 35th annual "All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade," including the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, the Aloha Parade in Honolulu, the Santa Claus Parade in Toronto, festivities at Disneyland (Lion King Celebration Parade) and a special ice skating segment from New York

Sound (special)

R&B 40: A Soul Spectacular (2002)
Special that unites the legends of the 1960s and 1970s American Soul and Motown artists. For the first time, Motown, Atlantic Records, Stax Records, Volt Records, Muscle Shoals and Philadelphia International Recording stars unite for a concert.

Stunts (special)

Reckless (1998) as Stunt Driver
Three-part comedy/drama in which Owen, a young doctor, falls head over heels in love with a glamorous older woman named Anna. Unfortunately, she's married to his boss, the ruthless Dr. Crane. When Owen finally wins Anna over, it's not just his happiness that's on the line, but his whole career.

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

Fat Albert Halloween Special, The (1977) as Writer
An animated special following troublemaker Devery's efforts to mastermind a scheme to scare the neighborhood's old people on Halloween.
Fat Albert Christmas Special, The (1977) as Writer
With Christmas approaching, Fat Albert and his friends fear their clubhouse is in danger of being destroyed by its owner, Tyrone. To compound the gang's problems, they stumble upon a young boy whose disadvantaged family live in a broken-down car, and they offer the family shelter in the clubhouse. A

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