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Director (feature film)

Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971) as Assistant Director
A young man''''s first sexual explorations are threatened by a string of murders.
Caprice (1967) as Assistant Director
Comedy-thriller starring Doris Day as an industrial designer who gets herself into a whole heap of trouble when she sells a secret cosmetics formula to a rival company in Paris.
Our Man Flint (1966) as Assistant Director
When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, top agent Derek Flint is called in.
Morituri (1965) as Assistant Director
The English blackmail a German expatriate into a Nazi rubber shipment.
Bye Bye Birdie (1963) as Assistant Director
A rock star's personal appearance turns a small town into a disaster area.
Taras Bulba (1962) as Assistant Director
A cossack leader clashes with his rebellious son.
Lonely Are the Brave (1962) as Assistant Director
A modern-day cowboy defies the law in order to live a free man.
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) as Assistant Director
True story of Robert Stroud, the prison lifer who became an expert on birds.
Pepe (1961) as Assistant Director
When is beloved horse is stolen and sold to a movie star, a young man travels to Hollywood.
Who Was That Lady? (1960) as Assistant Director
A cheating husband convinces his wife his flirtations are actually spy missions.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959) as Assistant Director
A small-town lawyer gets the case of a lifetime when a military man avenges an attack on his wife.
Never Steal Anything Small (1959) as Assistant Director
Jake MacIllaney will do just about anything to win the presidential election of longshoreman union Local 26. When he encounters young upright attorney Dan Cabot and Cabot's attractive wife, Linda, MacIllaney breaks up their marriage, pursues Linda, and pins a grand larceny rap on Dan. And all set to music!
The FBI Story (1959) as Assistant Director
A dedicated FBI agent thinks back on the agency's battles against the Klan, organized crime and Communist spies.
Voice in the Mirror (1958) as Assistant Director
An artist turns to drink when his daughter dies suddenly.
The Tarnished Angels (1958) as Assistant Director
A newsman falls for the wife of a barnstorming pilot whose work he's covering.
The Fiend Who Walked the West (1958) as Assistant Director
The Lady Takes a Flyer (1958) as Assistant Director
Man in the Shadow (1957) as Assistant Director
A modern sheriff investigates the town boss''''s efforts to cover up a brutal crime.
The Tattered Dress (1957) as Assistant Director
After an out-of-town lawyer gets an acquittal for a man who killed another man for sexually roughing up his trophy wife, the vengeful local sheriff frames him for jury tampering.
The Lieutenant Wore Skirts (1956) as Assistant Director
A middle-aged man is left to tend house while his wife is accepted by the Air Force training program and becomes a Lieutenant.
The Best Things in Life Are Free (1956) as Assistant Director
Ray Henderson joins Buddy De Sylva and Lew Brown to form a successful 1920s musical show writing team. They soon have several hits on Broadway but De Sylva's personal ambition leads to friction as the other two increasingly feel left out of things.
D-Day the Sixth of June (1956) as Assistant Director
An American and a British soldier in love with the same woman head for the Normandy Invasion.
House of Bamboo (1955) as Assistant Director
An Army investigator infiltrates a Tokyo crime syndicate to solve a colleague''''s murder.
Carmen Jones (1955) as Assistant Director
A sultry factory worker seduces a young soldier then dumps him for another man.
A Man Called Peter (1955) as Assistant Director
A Scottish boy follows his faith to a bright career preaching in Washington, DC.
Living It Up (1954) as 2d asst dir
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
Destination Gobi (1953) as 2d asst dir
A group of US Navy weathermen taking measurements in the Gobi desert in World War II are force to seek the help of Mongol nomads to regain their ship while under attack from the Japanese airforce. The Mongols are rewarded by an airlift of the finest saddles.
Inferno (1953) as Assistant Director
On a desert outing a wealthy playboy breaks his leg and his wife and business partner use a ruse of going to get help as a way of taking off together on a torrid affair, but the husband tracks them down and engages in a showdown with the man who stole his wife.
O. Henry's Full House (1952) as Asst dir of "The Clarion Call"
Five stories reveal O. Henry''''s gift for the surprise ending.
Dancing in the Dark (1950) as Assistant Director
Conceited film star Emery Slade was on top in 1932; in 1949, he's broke and still insufferable. Fox producer Crossman enlists Slade's aid to persuade broadway star Rosalie Brooks to star in the film "Bandwagon." But when Slade meets Julie Clarke, his assistant's onetime girlfriend, he decides she, not Rosalie, should get the part. No one can fathom his motives for this apparently selfless act, but there are a few tricks in the old fox yet...and he'll need them all.

Cast (feature film)

Naked States (1999)
Documents the fifty state, five-month cross country journey of photographer Spencer Tunick. For the sake of art, Tunick asks Americans of all races, body sizes, and philosophies to take off their clothes and pose nude before his camera for the sake of art.
Naked States (1999)
Documents the fifty state, five-month cross country journey of photographer Spencer Tunick. For the sake of art, Tunick asks Americans of all races, body sizes, and philosophies to take off their clothes and pose nude before his camera for the sake of art.

Writer (feature film)

Mondo New York (1988) as Screenwriter
Performance film highlighting New York City's unconventional nightlife.
Pony Soldier (1952) as Asst dir
In 1876, Duncan MacDonald joins the new, 300-member Mounted Police in western Canada, just in time for a dangerous mission. It seems the Cree Indians, raiding across the border in Montana, took two hostages for their safe return to Canada. But MacDonald, with only scout Natayo to help, will need all his diplomacy and then some to extract the captives from the midst of a thousand Cree.

Producer (feature film)

Romantic Comedy (1983) as Associate Producer
Dudley Moore, Mary Steenburgen, Frances Sternhagen, Janet Eilber, Robyn Douglass, Ron Leibman. Based on the play by Bernard Slade (author of SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR), this lightweight comedy traces the personal and professional lives of two writing partners over the years
Desperate Mission, The (1971) as Producer
Western hokum about Mexican bandit-folk hero Joaquin Murieta here shown to be a frontier Robin Hood, fighting a bunch of ruthless hombres and, with three cohorts righting wrongs done to harassed pioneers. Filmed in 1969, it was initially shown theatrically outside the United States in 1970 under the
Smoky (1966) as Associate Producer

Assistant Direction (feature film)

Stephen King's Sleepwalkers (1992)
Capable of taking feline form, mother and son are modern-day vampires who crave high-minded women.
Six Pack (1982) as 1st Assistant 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
A race car driver stops in a small town, only to have his race carstripped by six youths. The six youths then stowaway in his trailer and he becomes a reluctant father to them.
The Champ (1979)
A washed-up prizefighter fights to keep his son.
Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977) as Assistant Director
The singles scene takes its toll on a young teacher.
Logan's Run (1975)
A future police officer uncovers the deadly secret behind a society that worships youth.
That's Entertainment! (1974)
An all-star cast, including Fred Astaire and Frank Sinatra, introduces clips from MGM''''s greatest musicals.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Zachariah (1971) as Production Manager
Gunfights and electric guitars in the Old West? You bet! Zachariah gets a mail order gun, practices a little, and kills a man in the local saloon. He and his friend Matthew set out to become gunfighters, joining with the Crackers, a rock band who are also (pitifully inept) stage robbers. Having quickly outgrown that gang, Zachariah and Matthew set out to become bigtime gunslingers. Before long, they part company and a rivalry grows between them.
Tribes (1970) as Production Manager
This social comedy/drama pits a veteran Marine Corps drill instructor against a long-haired hippie who refuses to adapt to the military way of life. Perceptive writing won Emmy Awards for Wynn (son of Keenan, grandson of Ed) and Schwartz.
How Do I Love Thee? (1970) as Production Manager
The Detective (1968) as Unit Production Manager
The detective investigating a gay man''''s murder discovers links to police corruption.
Lady in Cement (1968) as Unit Production Manager
Tony Rome is a miami based detective who while diving in the ocean finds the body of a young woman. He is hired by Gronsky to find her killer. Tony has to sift through a stack of suspects, plus trying to elude the police.
Valley of the Dolls (1967) as Production Manager
Three young women brave the world of show business and pills.
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967) as Unit Production Manager
Il film racconta, come in una cronaca retrospettiva, la cruenta rivalità fra i due più grossi "sindacati" del crimine esistenti negli USA ai tempi del proibizionismo. Uno capeggiato da Al Capone, l'altro da Bugs Moran. In quegli anni ci fu una lunga serie di attentati e «liquidazioni» da entrambe le parti. Nel tentativo di indebolire Al Capone, Moran fa eliminare un suo potente amico della mafia, servendosi di un traditore. Questa fu la goccia che fece traboccare il vaso. Al Capone si vendicò facendo trucidare sette uomini che avevano partecipato all'omicidio, il 14 febbraio 1929 : la notte di San Valentino.
Tony Rome (1967) as Unit Production Manager
When a wealthy girl is found unconscious in a seedy Miami motel room, a private investigator is hired by her father to solve the crime.
Smoky (1966) as Unit Production Manager

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
When his prized bicycle is stolen, a small-town boy searches the country for it.
Romantic Comedy (1983) as Unit Production Manager
Dudley Moore, Mary Steenburgen, Frances Sternhagen, Janet Eilber, Robyn Douglass, Ron Leibman. Based on the play by Bernard Slade (author of SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR), this lightweight comedy traces the personal and professional lives of two writing partners over the years
Private Benjamin (1980)
A spoiled rich girl joins the Army and changes her life.
Altered States (1980) as Unit Production Manager
A professor in abnormal psychology who is studying schizophrenia develops a theory that other states of consciousness are as real as the waking state. He begins experimenting using sensory-deprivation and drugs on himself. This experimentation leads to extreme psychological and physical changes, at
The In-Laws (1979) as Unit Production Manager
The father of the groom drags the bride''''s father into a series of madcap adventures.
Key West (1973)
An ex-CIA operative, running a boat service in Florida with an old buddy, finds himself the target of an ailing tycoon with a score to settle and becomes involved in a chase for evidence incriminating a U.S. Senator in this pilot for a prospective series.
Fireball Forward (1972)
A standard war movie that not only has stalwart Ben Gazzara taking over a hard-luck division at the front but also utilizes lots of extra footage from "Patton" which Frank McCarthy, producer of that movie and this, had in abundance.

Writer (special)

Liberace: Mr. Showmanship (1995) as Writer
Profile of the life and career of entertainer and television personality Liberace.

Producer (special)

Innovators: A Musical Odyssey (2000) as Producer
Special that features New Age composers Sam Cardon and Kurt Bestor, who take viewers on a musical and visual exploration of the human need to break through barriers and find innovative ways to solve life's problems. For this concert, Cardon and Bestor created musical portraits of women and men rangi

Film Production - Main (special)

Partridge Family: The E! True Hollywood Story, The (1999) as Production Assistant
Profile of the actors who appeared in the 1970s television series "The Partridge Family" -- David Cassidy, Shirley Jones, Susan Dey and Danny Bonaduce.

Misc. Crew (special)

Blues -- In Performance at the White House, The (1999) as Iso Switcher
President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton host a celebration at the White House saluting the blues.

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