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James B. Gordon

James B. Gordon


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Writer (feature film)

The File of the Golden Goose (1969) as Screenwriter
An American agent teams with Scotland Yard to tackle a counterfeiting ring.
Hold On! (1966) as Screenwriter
Rocket scientists consider naming a space ship after Herman''''s Hermits.
Hootenanny Hoot (1963) as Screenwriter
Television producers discover country/western music at a small-town college.
Tower of London (1962) as Screenwriter
A hunchback murders his way to the British throne.
Don't Knock the Twist (1962) as Writer
A TV executive tries to create a musical special to save his network.
Twist Around the Clock (1961) as Writer
A struggling music producer tries to turn the Twist into a national obsession.
Three Came to Kill (1960) as Screenwriter
Professional assassin Cameron Mitchell and his cronies invade the home of a flight controller and take his family hostage as they plot the murder of a Middle Eastern premier.
Noose for a Gunman (1960) as Screenwriter
An honest gunman takes on a corrupt land baron.
Pier 5, Havana (1959) as Screenwriter
An American in Cuba tries to thwart a bombing plot aimed at Castro.
Utah Blaine (1957) as Screenwriter
Don't Knock the Rock (1957) as Writer
A disc jockey fights prejudice against rock ''''n'''' roll and the kids who dance to it.
Rock Around the Clock (1956) as Story and Screenplay
A music promoter decides to get into the new world of rock music.
Cha-Cha-Cha Boom! (1956) as Writer
A talent scout tricks a legendary Latin music star into recording for his label.
Inside Detroit (1956) as Written for Screen by
The Houston Story (1956) as Story and Screenplay
A Texas oil driller schemes to steal millions of dollars in oil.
The Werewolf (1956) as Story and Screenplay
A scientific experiment turns an innocent man into a bloodthirsty monster.
Miami Expose (1956) as Story and Screenplay
A police detective uses the only witness to a gangland murder to smoke out the mobsters.
The Gun That Won the West (1955) as Story and Screenplay
A cavalry attempts to establish a chain of forts in the Sioux Indian territory while simultaneously avoiding a war.

Visual Effects (feature film)

From the Terrace (1960) as Special Photography Effects
A financial wizard is tempted to sacrifice his career for an affair.
The Lost World (1960) as Special Photography Effects
A professor leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify that dinosaurs still live there.
High Time (1960) as Special Photography Effects
Widower and hamburger restaurateur Harvey Howard decides to go to college at 51 years of age. Resisting the easy path, he insists on not receiving preferential treatment, and lives in a dorm like the other students despite the disapproval of his grown son and daughter. As the years pass, and he gets involved in study sessions, fraternity initiations, and sporting events, he begins falling in love with Professor Gautier, the French teacher, but doesn't consider re-marrying appropriate.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Special Photography Effects
A professor and his colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
The Blue Angel (1959) as Special Photography Effects
Professor Immanuel Rath (Curt Jurgens)is a martinet botany professor at a German high school who finds post cards bearing the likeness of Lola-Lola (May Britt), "The Blue Angel", in the possession of his pupils. He goes to the cafe where she is appearing to see if any of his pupils are there, and spots two of them. While chasing them, he encounters Lola-Lola and the troupe manager, Kiepert (Theodore Bikel.) He returns the next evening and becomes involved with Lola. His visit to the cafe, and the fact he spent the night with Lola, becomes common knowledge and he is forced to leave his school position. Despite the protests of his friends, he marries Lola, who is intrigued by the idea of being the wife of a professor. The intrigue doesn't last long, as Rath is unable to get work because of his wife. He becomes a broken character, reduced to performing odd jobs around the troupe and living off the earnings of his wife. When the troupe returns to his hometown, Kiepert brutally uses him in a magic act as a shill to attract customers from among his old students and friends. Lola meets a former lover and, as Rath is being degraded on the stage, she allows the former lover to make love to her in sight of her husband. Rath goes beserk and sets out to strangle her.
Holiday for Lovers (1959) as Special Photography Effects

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