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Ernest Day

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Director (feature film)

Rambo III (1988)
Unfolding at a Buddhist monastery in Thailand, the story revolves around Rambo going to the aid of his friend Colonel Trautman who asks his assistance with a dangerous mission.
Waltz Across Texas (1983) as Director
Green Ice (1981)
Moonraker (1979)
When a U.S. space shuttle is stolen in a midair abduction, only James Bond (Agent 007) can find the evil genius responsible. The clues point to billionaire Hugo Drax, who has devised a scheme to destroy all human life on earth. As Bond races against time to stop Drax''s evil plot, he joins forces with Dr. Holly Goodhead, a NASA scientist who is as beautiful as she is brilliant. And 007 needs all the help he can get, for Drax''s henchman is none other than Bond''s old nemesis Jaws, the indestructible steel-toothed giant. Their adventure leads them all the way to a colossal, orbiting space station, where the stage is set for an epic battle which will determine the fate of all mankind.
Spy who Loved Me, The (1977)
When a massive underwater craft abducts U.S. and Russian submarines, global tensions are heightened to the brink of war. In order to find the true culprit, James Bond (Agent 007) joins forces with beautiful Russian agent Anya Amasova. Together they follow a trail that leads to Karl Stromberg, a powerful shipping magnate who is implementing a horrific scheme for world domination. Bond struggles to foil the plot, but Stromberg has provided him with a most lethal adversary: Jaws, a seemingly indestructible steel-toothed giant. Agent 007''s adventure takes him to the Egyptian pyramids, under the sea and to a mountaintop ski chase.
Operation Daybreak (1975) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
In 1942 Czechoslovakia, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich is appointed to become the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. The terror and oppression that follow cause Allied authorities in London to authorize a secret mission to kill the man who has come to be known as "The Butcher of Prague". The film explores shows the operation leading up to Heydrich's death as well as the massive German reprisals that followed it.
The Adventurers (1970) as 2nd unit dir
The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his father's friend and who, in fact, his father had helped put into power. He returns from living a jet-set life in Europe to lead a revolution against the government, only to find out that things aren't quite as black and white as he had assumed.

Cinematography (feature film)

Incident in a Small Town (1994)
The third television movie featuring the characters, lawyer Harmon Cobb and Judge Bell. In this telefilm, set in Baltimore in 1953, Harmon Cobb comes to the defense of Judge Bell, who stands accused of killing the abusive father of his daughter's child.
Walking the Dog (1991)
An elderly antique dealer's world is turned upside down when a precocious teenager steals her most prized possession.
Fire! Trapped on the 37th Floor (1991) as Director Of Photography
When a fire breaks out in one of Los Angeles' tallest buildings, several people are trapped on the upper floors. Based on the 1988 office-building blaze in downtown Los Angeles.
Women & Men: Stories of Seduction (1990) as Director Of Photography ("The Man In The Brooks Brothers Shirt")
A trilogy of short story adaptations broadcast as a television movie presentation of "HBO Showcase." "Dusk Before Fireworks" is about the relationship between a woman and a gigolo who is continually interrupted by phone calls from other women. "The Man in the Brooks Brothers Shirt" is about a woman
Parents (1989)
Set in 1958, a 10 year old boy begins to suspect that under their supposedly normal and proper veneer, his parents hold a horrible and bloody secret.
Burning Secret (1988)
Love story of a mother who becomes involved with an Austrian baron in a sanitarium.
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) as Director Of Photography
Superman (Christopher Reeve) receives a request to end nuclear proliferation, and the Man of Steel goes into action. He rounds up every nuclear missile in the world and then hurls the collection into the sun for a resounding explosion. But his Clark Kent persona has other problems as The Daily Planet has been bought by unscrupulous David Warfield (Sam Wanamaker) who is only interested in turning the newspaper into a sleazy tabloid. Lacy (Mariel Hemingway), Warfield''s sexy daughter, however, has eyes for Kent and gets Lois Lane (Margot Kidder) to fix her up with him.
As Summers Die (1986)
Set in a sleepy Southern Louisiana town in 1959, a lawyer, searches for justice as he volunteers to help a black woman whose property is being threatened by the Holts, the first family of the town, after she refuses to sell her valuable land. Nobody thinks Willie can win the case, but behind its po
A Passage to India (1984) as Director Of Photography
A false rape charge threatens British-Indian relations.
China Rose (1983)
George C. Scott is an American businessman who teams up with Ali MacGraw, a Chinese-speaking guide, to locate his son, Michael Biehn, a political radical who went to China and disappeared during the Cultural Revolution in 1967, and in their search get involved in the Hong Kong drug trade.
Cook and Peary: The Race to the Pole (1983)
Dramatization of the still-controversial journeys of world-famous explorers Dr. Frederick Cook and Lt. Robert E. Peary, each of whom claimed discovery of the North Pole after trekking through the Arctic wasteland together and separately in the first years of this century. Peary ultimately emerged as
Sphinx (1981) as Director Of Photography
An archaeologist travels to Egypt to find the lost tomb of a king, which has a curse on it. After a local expert on the tomb murdred, she becomes the next target for assassins.
Revenge of The Pink Panther (1978) as Director Of Photography
Inspector Clouseau fakes his own death so he can track the mystery man who''''s been trying to kill him.
The Song Remains The Same (1976) as Cinematographer
Members of Led Zeppelin share their fantasies while preparing for a big concert.
Made (1975)
A woman faces problems after the death of her mother and young son.
Visit To A Chief's Son (1974)
An American anthropologist takes his son with him when he goes to East Africa to study a tribe there. Both father and son benefit from their experiences on the trip.
The Horsemen (1971) as Camera Operator
Afghan nomads compete in a brutal riding game.
A Clockwork Orange (1971) as Camera Operator
Scientists use mind-control experiments to turn a gang leader against violence.
Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) as Camera Operator
Story of Russia''''s last czar, Nicolas II, and his ill-fated family.
Ryan's Daughter (1970) as Camera Operator
An Irish lass is branded a traitor when she falls for a British soldier.
Where's Jack? (1969) as Camera Operator
The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968) as 2nd unit cam
International intrigue follows the election of the first Russian pope.
The Long Day's Dying (1968) as Camera Operator
The Comedians (1967) as Camera Operator
American and British tourists get caught up in political unrest in Haiti.
Lord Jim (1965) as Camera Operator
After turning coward, a naval officer tries to redeem himself by helping Asian natives stage a revolution.
Doctor Zhivago (1965) as Camera Operator
Illicit lovers fight to stay together during the turbulent years of the Russian Revolution.
Tarzan's Three Challenges (1963) as Camera Operator
The jungle king travels to India to protect a child monarch from his enemies.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) as Camera Operator
A British military officer enlists the Arabs for desert warfare in World War I.
The Secret Partner (1961) as Camera Operator
A shipping tycoon with a record becomes a suspect when money goes missing from the company vault.
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961) as Camera Operator
A fading stage star gets caught up in the decadent life of modern Rome when she hires a male companion.
Exodus (1960) as Camera Operator
A young Israeli activist fights to set up a homeland for his people.
Intent to Kill (1959) as Camera Operator
An unhappily married doctor operates on a South American dictator.
The House of the Seven Hawks (1959) as Camera Operator
A ship''''s captain gets mixed up with murder during the hunt for lost Nazi treasure.
The Son of Robin Hood (1959) as Camera Operator
Robin Hood's dead and an English nobleman wants to rule England. So, it's up to his surviving merrymen to save England. However, they need a leader and learn that Robin had a son and is coming to continue his father's work. However, it turns out that his son is actually a daughter...
Tank Force (1958) as Camera Operator
An American sergeant and his British crew are captured by the Nazis in Northern Africa.
High Flight (1958) as Camera Operator
A flight trainer tries to deal with a headstrong cadet.
How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1958) as Camera Operator
A bumbling nobleman tries to kill his rich uncle in a series of elaborate traps.
Fire Down Below (1957) as Camera Operator
Partners in a tramp steamer both fall for a mysterious lady passenger.
The Cockleshell Heroes (1956) as Camera Operator
A British major leads a suicide mission to take out a German shipyard in occupied France.
Odongo (1956) as Camera Operator
A veterinarian falls for a big game hunter whose job she hates.
Zarak (1956) as Camera Operator
A notorious bandit develops a grudging respect for the English military man assigned to capture him.
The Gamma People (1956) as Camera Operator
A mad scientist uses gamma rays to turn the country's youth into either geniuses or subhumans at the bidding of an equally mad dictator.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)
Highly-acclaimed remake of the 1930 film classic about a young generation's disillusionment and eventual destruction by war. Richard Thomas and Ernest Borgnine took the roles played in the original by Lew Ayres and Louis Wolheim. This version received seven Emmy Award nominations: Outstanding Drama,

Director (special)

New Avengers, The (1978)
A revised and updated version of "The Avengers." The new version, set in England, continues to depict the exploits of John Steed, a deboniare British government agent, and his new assistants, the beautiful Purdy and Mike Gambit, as they battle sinister villains.

Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

Young Catherine (1991)
The wife of the Russian tsar fights to protect herself from palace intrigue and revolution.

Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

Deceptions (1985) as Director Of Photography
Twin sisters -- one a European jet-setter, the other an unhappy New Jersey housewife -- impulsively decide to swap lives and identities for a week, with unforseen results. Stefanie Powers, in both roles, had an actress' field day in the film adaptation of the romantic drama by Judith Michael, a pseu

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