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Jack Erickson

Jack Erickson


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Visual Effects (feature film)

Kotch (1971) as Special Effects
Alienated from his son''''s family, an elderly man becomes infatuated with a pregnant teen.
The Great Sioux Massacre (1965) as Special Effects
General Custer''''s fight to win equal rights for Native Americans leads to his undoing.
El Cid (1961) as Special Effects
Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.
Murder By Contract (1958) as Special Effects
A ruthless contract killer balks when he discovers his next hit is a woman.
Man of the West (1958) as Special Effects
A reformed outlaw is among the hostages when his former colleagues rob a train.
Plunder Road (1957) as Special Effects
On a dark night of pelting rain, five men stage a well-planned train robbery and get away with a 10,000,000 dollar, nine-ton gold shipment. Dividing the massive haul into three concealed truck loads, the team (only one of them a professional thief) make a would-be inconspicuous escape across country to what they hope will be a perfect getaway...
The Houston Story (1956) as Special Effects
A Texas oil driller schemes to steal millions of dollars in oil.
Inside Detroit (1956) as Special Effects
Zarak (1956) as Optical Effects
A notorious bandit develops a grudging respect for the English military man assigned to capture him.
New Orleans Uncensored (1955) as Special Effects
Chicago Syndicate (1955) as Special Effects
An accountant single-handedly tries to take down a powerful mobster.
Teen-Age Crime Wave (1955) as Special Effects
Juvenile delinquents pull a young innocent into their crime spree.
Pirates of Tripoli (1955) as Special Effects
A pirate tries to help a deposed Arabian princess reclaim her throne.
It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955) as Special Effects
A giant octopus attacks San Francisco.
Masterson of Kansas (1955) as Special Effects
Sheriff Bat Masterson joins forces with Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday to save a rancher framed for murder.
Duel on the Mississippi (1955) as Special Effects
Jungle Moon Men (1955) as Special Effects
Priestess Oma is forever young in this Jungle Jim knockoff of "She" or the La of Opar stories from "Tarzan". The Jungle Jim type is played by Weissmuller using his own name.
The Crooked Web (1955) as Special Effects
Creature with the Atom Brain (1955) as Special Effects
A gangster enlists a mad Nazi scientist to create an army of atomic zombies.
Devil Goddess (1955) as Special Effects
Johnny Weissmuller guides Professor Blakely (Selmer Jackson) and his daughter Nora (Angela Stevens) into forbidden Kirundi land, home of the fire-worshipers, in search of missing scientist Ralph Dixon (William M. Griffith). In addition to finding Dixon worshiped as a fire god, they uncover a treasure of sapphires, rout a party of renegade whites and Johnny rescues Nora from flaming death on a ritual altar just before a volcano erupts molten death.
Seminole Uprising (1955) as Special Effects
George Montgomery, Karin Booth, William Faucett, Steve Ritch, Ed Hinton. Army lieutenant George Montgomery is assigned to retrieve a tribe of Seminole Indians who fled their Florida reservation and headed for Texas in 1855.
The Law vs. Billy the Kid (1954) as Special Effects
The young outlaw tries to go straight.
Jesse James vs. the Daltons (1954) as Special Effects
A young gunslinger, rumored to be the son of Jesse James, sets off in search of his legendary father and joins the Dalton Gang. Originally show in 3-D, this western programmer was directed by William Castle (he became well known for his gimmick horror films like "The Tingler").
Jungle Man-Eaters (1954) as Special Effects
Cannibal Attack (1954) as Special Effects
Johnny Weissmuller, acting under his own name, fights enemy agents who are trying to steal cobalt while disguised as crocodiles.
The Saracen Blade (1954) as Special Effects
Ricardo Montalban, Betta St. John, Rick Jason, Carolyn Jones, Whitfield Conner, Michael Ansara. A 13th century revenge drama set during the time of the Crusades in which a commoner exacts justice for the murder of this father by Count Siniscola and his son. Directed by William Castle ("The Tingler") and based on the novel by Frank Yerby.
The Miami Story (1954) as Special Effects
Barry Sullivan, Luther Adler, John Baer, Adele Jergens, Beverly Garland, Dan Riss. Inspired by a U. S. Senate investigation, this documentary-styled melodrama pits a reformed gangster (posing as a Cuban racketeer) against a Miami syndicate chief. This Sam Katzman production features an introduction by Florida Senator George Smathers.
Charge of the Lancers (1954) as Special Effects
A soldier masquerades as a gypsy to rescue his best friend from the enemy.
The Iron Glove (1954) as Special Effects
A Scottish adventurer infiltrates the court of George I to prepare for a revolution.
Battle of Rogue River (1954) as Special Effects
A U.S. agent is caught between Oregon settlers and the Indians.
Siren of Bagdad (1953) as Special Effects
An Arabian magician takes on a corrupt sultan to help a beautiful princess.
Slaves of Babylon (1953) as Special Effects
(Adv ''53). Richard Conte, Linda Christian, Maurice Schwartz, Michael Ansara, Terrance Kilburn. This is William Castle''s version of the classic Bible story in which the Israelites free themselves from the oppressive rule of Nebuchadnezzar. Julie Newmar makes a brief appearance as a specialty dancer in this typically tacky Sam Katzman production.
Fort Ti (1953) as Special Effects
Prisoners of the Casbah (1953) as Special Effects
A typical Sam Katzman sand-and-sandals saga that is better than his later "Harem Scarum" only because this one doesn't have Elvis Presley. Gloria Grahame is the princess, Turhan Bey is the Captain of the Guard and Cesar Romero is the oily villain who has his sights set on Gloria and her father's throne. Romero and his henchmen cause Gloria, disguised as a boy (what a waste!), and Turhan to flee to the Casbah, where they plot to strike back at Romero.
Prince of Pirates (1953) as Special Effects
A prince fights to free his people from his older brother''''s oppressive rule.
Sky Commando (1953) as Special Effects
A tough flight commander risks his life to spy on the enemy.
The Pathfinder (1953) as Special Effects
George Montgomery, Helena Carter, Jay Silverheels, Walter Kingsford, Rodd Redwing, Elena Verdugo. British scout George Montgomery exposes French plans to gain control of the Great Lakes Region during the French and Indian Wars of the 18th century in this adaptation of the James Fenimore Cooper novel
Flame of Calcutta (1953) as Special Effects
Denise Darcel, Patric Knowles, Paul Cavanagh, George Keymas, Leonard Penn. The daughter of a slain French official wages guerrilla war on Prince Jehan, the man responsible for her father''s death. This Sam Katzman production is set in India circa 1760.
Serpent of the Nile (1953) as Special Effects
Cleopatra seduces Marc Anthony into helping her conquer the world.
California Conquest (1952) as Special Effects
A wealthy landowner leads the fight to leave Mexican rule and make California a state.
Last Train from Bombay (1952) as Special Effects
An American diplomat is accused of murder during an Indian civil war.
Brave Warrior (1952) as Special Effects
Jon Hall, Christine Larson, Jay Silverheels, Michael Ansara, Harry Cording. Set in Indiana just prior to the War of 1812, this western drama follows government agent Jon Hall as he attempts to expose the perpetrator of recent Indian insurrections.
The Golden Hawk (1952) as Special Effects
Male and female pirates join forces against a corrupt Caribbean governor.
Thief of Damascus (1952) as Special Effects
A young man assembles a band of adventurers to take on an evil sultan.
A Yank in Indo-China (1952) as Special Effects
The Magic Carpet (1951) as Special Effects
A dethroned ruler becomes a masked avenger to win back his throne and his ladylove.
Purple Heart Diary (1951) as Special Effects

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Kotch (1971) as Asst unit mgr
Alienated from his son''''s family, an elderly man becomes infatuated with a pregnant teen.
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) as Prod coordinator
Space invaders attack Washington D.C.

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