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Andy Durkus

Andy Durkus


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Director (feature film)

The Busy Body (1967) as Assistant Director
El Dorado (1967) as Assistant Director
A gunfighter and a drunken sheriff take on a corrupt cattle baron.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Uptight (1968) as Unit Production Manager
A desperate African-American man betrays his friend, a black militant leader, for some money to help feed his girlfriend's children, and then becomes the object of a manhunt by the militant group,
Who's Minding the Mint? (1967) as Unit Production Manager
When he accidentally destroys good money, a mint worker tries to break in to print some more.
Red Line 7000 (1965) as Unit Production Manager
The story of three racing drivers and three women, who constantly have to worry for the lives of their boyfriends. Jim Loomis and Mike Marsh drive for Pat Cassarian. Jim expects his fiancée Holly, but before she arrives, he dies in a race. Since she hasn't got the money to travel back, she stays. The young and very ambitious talent Ned Arp joins the team and immediately starts wooing Pat's sister Julie. Third in the team is womanizer Dan McCall, who brings with him his current girlfriend Gabrielle from Paris. So the basic theme of this soap is "Who with whom?"
Lady in a Cage (1964) as Production Manager
A Lady (Olivia De Havilland) gets trapped inside a home elevator after the electricity goes out. During a hot summer day, while she presses a button inside the elevator to summon help from the alley, she unknowingly attracts looters who in turn try hurting her and steal all her personal belongings.
A New Kind of Love (1963) as Unit Production Manager
The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.
Hud (1963) as Unit Production Manager
An amoral modern rancher clashes with his rigid father.
Escape from Zahrain (1962) as Unit Production Manager
The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962) as Production Manager
American undercover agents in Rome during World War II try to thwart the Axis.
The Buccaneer (1959) as Asst unit prod mgr
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Houseboat (1958) as Asst prod mgr
An Italian socialite on the run signs on as housekeeper for a widower with three children.
Vertigo (1958) as Unit Production Manager
A detective falls for the mysterious woman he''''s been hired to tail.
The Sad Sack (1957) as Unit Production Manager
A hopelessly innocent private gets himself kidnapped in Morocco.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Production Manager
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
The Far Horizons (1955) as Production Manager
Romanticized version of Lewis and Clarks voyage of discovery through the American West.
White Christmas (1954) as Asst prod mgr
Two musical stars team with a sister act to help their old Army commander save his failing country inn.
Houdini (1953) as Production Manager
The famed magician and escape artist rises to stardom while haunted by the loss of his mother.
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) as Unit Manager
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
Red Mountain (1952) as Unit Manager
Alan Ladd, Lizabeth Scott, Arthur Kennedy, John Ireland, Jeff Corey, James Bell, Bert Freed, Neville Brand, Whit Bissell, Jay Silver Heels, Iron Eyes Cody. Rebel captain Alan Ladd rides west to Colorado to join Quantrell''s Raiders but changes sides when he discovers the ugly truth about the infamous marauder.
Branded (1951) as Asst unit prod mgr, 2d unit
A gunman tries to pass himself off as a wealthy ranchers long lost son.
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Asst bus mgr
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
Streets of Laredo (1949) as Asst prod mgr
Texas, 1878: cheerful outlaw-buddies Jim, Lorn and Wahoo rescue spunky orphan Rannie Carter from rustling racketeers, then are forced to separate. Lorn goes on to bigger and better robberies, while Jim and Wahoo are (at first reluctantly) maneuvered into joining the Texas Rangers. For friendship's sake, the three try to keep out of direct conflict, but a showdown begins to look inevitable. And Rannie, now grown into lovely young womanhood, must choose between Lorn and Jim.
Rope of Sand (1949) as Asst prod mgr
Two years ago, hunting guide Mike Davis was with a client who trespassed on diamond company land and found a rich lode; Paul Vogel, sadistic commandant of company police, beat Mike nearly to death but failed to learn the location. Now Mike is back in Diamantstad, South African desert, and manager Martingale has a better idea: he hires delectable adventuress Suzanne to ferret out Mike's secret. But she soon finds she's playing with fire.
The Paleface (1948) as Asst prod mgr, 2d unit
An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians.
Unconquered (1947) as Asst bus mgr
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Two Years Before the Mast (1946) as Asst unit mgr
Charles Stewart, the "Pilgrim" owner's playboy son, finds himself shanghaied on his father's ship commanded by cruel Captain Thompson. When scurvy breaks out he leads a mutiny and is slapped in irons. Floggings and torture abound.
The Blue Dahlia (1946) as Asst prod mgr
A veteran fights to prove he didn''''t kill his cheating wife.
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as 2d unit head grip
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as 2d unit grip
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
I Wanted Wings (1941) as Grip, 2d unit
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935) as Grip
A radio star''''s efforts to save his station get him mixed up with con men, enemy agents and a beautiful countess.
People Will Talk (1935) as Grip
College Rhythm (1934) as Company grip
College Humor (1933) as Chief grip
College football players struggle with alcoholism, relationships and a singing drama teacher.

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