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Don Christie

Don Christie



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Cinematography (feature film)

Thumb Tripping (1972) as Stills
While a couple of young hippies hitch-hikes through the country, they meet a number of people. Some are nice, some are peculiar, but when they meet a man named Smitty, their trip turns dangerous.
Fools' Parade (1971) as Stills
When an ex-con tries to open a general store, a corrupt prison official and banker try to get in the way.
The Late Liz (1971) as Stillman
something big (1971) as Stills
Joe Baker has a dream. He wants to do 'something big.' When he needs a Gatling gun to accomplish this, he seeks out a black marketeer. The price he wants for the gun? A woman! So Baker kidnaps a woman off of the stagecoach, only to find that she is the wife of the commandant of the local Cavalry detachment. Things get further complicated when a girl named Dover McBride shows up. She has come to force Baker to marry her and return east, as he promised to do four years earlier.
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969) as Stills
An aging lawman hears that his old nemesis is back in the area and planning a robbery.
The Big Fisherman (1959) as Stills
Drama that focuses on the later life of Peter, one of the closest disciples of Jesus.
The Big Country (1958) as Stills
Feuding families vie for water rights in the old West.
Monkey on My Back (1957) as Stills
Real-life prizefighter Barney Ross fights drug addiction to get back into the ring.
The Bachelor Party (1957) as Stills
A group of frustrated office workers try to give their engaged friend a big send-off.
Around the World in 80 Days (1956) as Still cam, U.S.
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
Hondo (1954) as Stills
An Army man takes a widow and her son under his wing in Apache territory.
Jumping Jacks (1952) as Stills
Hap Smith, nightclub entertainer, has a new act since his former partner Chick Allen joined the army: with lovely new partner Betsy Carter, Hap plays a clownish parody of a soldier. Meanwhile, Chick is organizing a soldier show at Fort Benning and finds he needs his old partner's help. To get onto the base, Hap impersonates a hapless real soldier, Dogface Dolan; but circumstances force them to prolong the masquerade, creating an increasingly tangled Army-sized snafu.
Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950) as Stills
Robin Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men when King John reverts to tyranny.
Hoedown (1950) as Stills
Cowboy movie star Stoney Rhodes (Jock Mahoney as Jock O'Mahoney) has made one western film and thinks he is on a personal appearance tour paid for by the studio, but he and his film were so bad that the studio, unknown to Stoney, has cancelled his contract, and his mother has mortgaged her home to supply the funds necessary for the tour and expenses of Stoney and his agent. (Stoney is shown in front of two theatres where Columbia, missing no bets, has displays of one-sheet posters from "Strawberry Roan" with Gene Autry and "The Undercover Man" with Glenn Ford.) Reporter Vera Wright (Jeff Donnell), following him to get a story of a failure, informs Stoney that he is a never-was has-been, and they find themselves stranded in the hometown of Eddy Arnold, where Eddy's film "cousin" Carolina Cotton (Carolina Cotton) quickly takes a shine to the shy and clumsy Stoney. Eddy sees a print of Stoney's film in which the character is singing "I Can't Shake the Sands of Texas From My Shoes" and is impressed and telephones his agent Sam Baker (Fred Sears) to come there quickly and sign Stoney to a contract, especially since he sounds like Gene Autry. Meanwhile, some bank robbers and gangsters get involved and have their eyes on the proceeds from a charity fund-raiser Eddy is doing. When the agent shows up to sign Stoney to a recording contract because "you sound like Gene Autry", Stoney says that is because it was Gene Autry doing the singing in the film. The film is somewhat of an inside joke built around ace stuntman Mahoney, in that his Stoney role is the opposite of his real-life abilities, and most of the males in the cast, Big Boy Williams, Douglas Fowley, Don Harvey and Charles Sullivan, takes turns beating him up and knocking him out...when he isn't falling out of hay lofts or involved in accidents. But a kiss from Carolina makes a new man out of him and the gangsters are rounded up in a one-man blitz, and Stoney ends up with eight studios bidding for his services. Eddy performs most of his best-selling hits of the day, with the exception of "Cattle Call", the vastly-underrated Carolina Cotton (as a performer and actress with a personality) yodels up a storm, and this overall turns out to be a pretty fair little sleeper, especially in regards to films where Hollywood takes a poke at itself.And probably unknown to those who go around compiling such lists.
Six-Gun Law (1948) as Stills
Blondie's Reward (1948) as Stills
To the Ends of the Earth (1948) as Stills
A treasury agent becomes obsessed with exposing an international drug ring.
Mary Lou (1948) as Stills
Trapped by Boston Blackie (1948) as Stills
When the pearl necklace he's been hired to guard goes missing, a reformed thief is the prime suspect.
The Mating of Millie (1948) as Stills
A businesswoman who wants to adopt a child must find a husband.
Song of Idaho (1948) as Stills

Film Production - Main (feature film)

More Dead Than Alive (1969) as Stills
After serving an eighteen year stretch in Yuma Prison, former gunman Clint Walker vows to go straight but faces another crisis when he joins a Wild West show run by Vincent Price.
A House Is Not a Home (1964) as Stills
Story follows the life of Polly Adler, who grew to become one of New York's most successful bordello madams of the 20s.
The Caretakers (1963) as Stills
A progressive psychiatrist clashes with the conservative head nurse at a state institution.
Lonely Are the Brave (1962) as Stills
A modern-day cowboy defies the law in order to live a free man.
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) as Stills
A crazed, aging star torments her sister in a decaying Hollywood mansion.

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