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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Visual Effects (feature film)

1.
Johnny Holiday (1950) as Process dept
2.
Prejudice (1949) as Process
3.
Caught (1949) as Process dept
A woman's dream marriage to a multi-millionaire turns into a nightmare when she discovers he's insane.
4.
No Minor Vices (1948) as Process department
Perry Ashwell is a self-satisfied child psychologist who takes his colleagues and wife somewhat for granted. So confident is he of his position that he introduces rich attractive painter Octavio Quaglini to his office and home. Quaglini is no respecter of convention, and April Ashwell is extremely attractive.
5.
Arch of Triumph (1948) as Process dept
In winter of 1938, Paris is crowded with refugees from the Nazis, who live in the black shadows of night, trying to evade deportation. One such is Dr. Ravic, who practices medicine illegally and stalks his old Nazi enemy Haake with murder in mind. One rainy night, Ravic meets Joan Madou, a kept woman cast adrift by her lover's sudden death. Against Ravic's better judgement, they become involved in a doomed affair; matters come to a crisis on the day war is declared.
6.
The Other Love (1947) as Process dept
A concert pianist dying of tuberculosis fall for her doctor.
7.
Live Wires (1946) as Transparency projection shots
In their first film, the Bowery Boys tackle gangsters.
8.
The Missing Lady (1946) as Transparency projection shots
Lawyer-superhero Lamont Cranston searches for a stolen statue that could solve an art dealer''''s murder.
9.
Dark Alibi (1946) as Special Effects
Famed Asian detective Charlie Chan tries to disprove fingerprint evidence left at a bank robbery.
10.
Gentleman Joe Palooka (1946) as Special Effects
11.
Mr. Ace (1946) as Transparency projection shots
Margaret Wyndham Chase (Sylvia Sidney) wants to run for governor and approches Eddie Ace (George Raft), local political kingmaker/fringe gangster, to get his support. Ace's belief is that "beautiful women and politics do not mix" and he declines to help. She decides to play the game rough-and-tough without him, but he shows he is even rougher-and-tougher, and she gives up and withdraws from the race. But Ace has fallen in love with her at about the 45-minute mark and, with his new-found ardor for clean politics, he makes some (unclean) manipulations behind the scenes, and she is picked to run on an independent good-government ticket.
12.
Joe Palooka, Champ (1946) as Special Effects
Manager Knobby Walsh discovers young hunk Joe Palooka and trains him to fight the champ. Mobsters try to make life tough for Joe and his socialite girlfriend Anne. Cameos by several boxing stars.
13.
Angel on My Shoulder (1946) as Transparency projection
The Devil sends a murdered gangster to Earth as a respected judge.
14.
Strange Voyage (1946) as Special Effects
15.
Don't Gamble with Strangers (1946) as Transparency projection shots
16.
Behind the Mask (1946) as Transparency projection
Lawyer-superhero Lamont Cranston is framed for the murder of a newspaper columnist.
17.
Suspense (1946) as Special Effects
The new manager of an ice show plots to steal the owners business and his wife.
18.
Decoy (1946) as Transparency projection shots
A woman saves her gangster boyfriend from the gas chamber to get her hands on his hidden money.
19.
The Face of Marble (1946) as Transparency projection shots
A mad scientist''''s attempts to revive the dead go haywire when he runs into a voodoo priestess.
20.
The Gay Cavalier (1946) as Special Effects
The Cisco Kid sets out to find the outlaws behind a daring stagecoach robbery.
21.
In Fast Company (1946) as Special Effects
The Bowery Boys get wrapped up in a taxi war.
22.
The Woman Who Came Back (1945) as Transparency projection shots
23.
Allotment Wives (1945) as Transparency projection shots
Unscrupulous women marry servicemen for their pay.
24.
The Shanghai Cobra (1945) as Transparency projection shots
Charlie Chan investigates a series of deaths by snake bite.
25.
Riders of the Dawn (1945) as Transparency projections shots
26.
Sunbonnet Sue (1945) as Transparencies
27.
Black Market Babies (1945) as Transparency projection shots
This George Morris story (screenplay by George Wallace Sayre) was based on an article that appeared in "Woman's Home Companion" and later reprinted in "Reader's Digest." Eddie Condon (Kane Richmond), a two-bit racketeer, teams up with an alcoholic doctor, Judson (Ralph Morgan), to set up a maternity home with free facilities to expectant mothers, with the proviso that the women sign away all rights to their new-borns. The babies are then offered for adoptation to couples willing to make a substantial "contribution" to the home. Things go well for this borderline within-the-law business until a baby is still-born. Conden had already sold the baby for $5,000 and has no intention of returning the money, so he substitutes the child of the sister (Teala Loring) of his wife (Jayne Hazard). There is a slip-up on the filing of the certificates and the District Attorney's office gets involved.
28.
Forty Thieves (1944) as Special Photography Effects
When he runs for sheriff, Hoppy is beaten by Jerry Doyle, the gutless wonder voted for by every crook in town. When Hoppy moves to have the new sheriff impeached, outlaw leader Tad Hammond hires forty gunslingers to stop him. Stop Hoppy? Hah!

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