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James Knott

James Knott


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Director (feature film)

The Tahitian (1956) as Director

Cinematography (feature film)

Harlow (1965) as Camera Operator
In this story, Harlow starts in the movies as set dressing, the pretty girl who is used for the glamour shots. Refusing to descend to the casting couch for work, she finds that she is soon blacklisted from the industry. But an agent named Arthur sees something in Jean and begins representing her. For a long time, the jobs are scarce and consist mostly of receiving the pie in the face in low budget comedies. But Arthur's belief in Jean never wavers and when she finally graduates to featured roles, the critics say that she cannot act, but she is unforgettable. Polishing the image as the girl next door, but with some fire, she begins her climb to the top and becomes the girl every woman wants to look like and every man wants to have. But her own life is a disaster - unlike her screen life.
The Patsy (1964) as Camera Operator
When a star comedian dies, his comedy team, decides to train a nobody to fill the shoes of the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man they choose, bellboy Stanley Belt, cant do anything right. The big TV show is getting closer, and Stanley gets worse all the time.
Move Over, Darling (1963) as Camera Operator
Five years after a woman disappeared in the sea after a plane crash, her husband remarries and sets off to be with the new wife only to be confronted by the woman he had pronounced legally dead.
CinderFella (1960) as Camera Operator
The Cinderella story in form of a farce and with a guy in the leading role: Fowler is a clumsy simpleton, who has to care for his step mother and her two stuck-up sons Maximilian and Rupert. Only in the realms of phantasy he can find comfort. One day a good spirit appears to him and helps him to win the heart of the beautiful princess Charmant.
Walk Like a Dragon (1960) as Camera Operator
A cowboy''''s love for a Chinese slave girl triggers controversy in a Western town.
The Bellboy (1960) as Camera Operator
An accident-prone bellboy''s resemblance to Jerry Lewis causes rampant confusion.
G.I. Blues (1960) as Camera Operator
An American stationed in Germany bets that he can make an icy entertainer fall for him.
The Five Pennies (1959) as Camera Operator
Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixieland jazz. He forms the "Five Pennies" which features his wife, Bobbie, as vocalist. At the peak of his fame, Red and Bobbie's daughter, Dorothy, develops polio. Red quits the music business to move to Los Angeles where the climate is better for Dorothy. As Dorothy becomes a young teen, she learns of her father's musical past, and he is persuaded to open a small nightclub which is failing until some noted names from his past come to help out.
Li'l Abner (1959) as Camera Operator
The residents of Dogpatch fight to persuade the government not to use their town as a nuclear testing ground.
Vertigo (1958) as Camera Operator
A detective falls for the mysterious woman he''s been hired to tail.
The Tahitian (1956) as Photography
Venture of Faith (1951) as Camera Operator
Rocketship X-M (1950) as Camera Operator
Astronauts (Lloyd Bridges, Osa Massen, John Emery, Noah Beery, Jr., and Hugh O'Brien) blast off to explore the moon on. Because of craft malfunction and some fuel calculations, they end up landing on Mars. On Mars, evidence of a once powerful civilization is found. The scientists determinted that an atomic war destroyed most of the Martians (Who suprsingly look like humans). Those that survived reverted to a caveman like existance. 2 of the Astrunauts are killed while on Mars. The remaining 3 Astronauts return to Earth. Unfortunatly, they are killed when lack of fuel causes them to crash on re-entry.
The Return of Jesse James (1950) as Camera Operator
Johnny looks so much like the real Jesse, he is mistaken for him by a grizzled old member of the now deceased James gang. Johnny is talked into leading a new gang to rob banks using the same modus operandi as the famed outlaw. Jesse's brother Frank decides to put a stop to the defamation of his dead brother's name. Johnny and his gang run into trouble when they try to rob the same two banks, simultaneously, that proved to be the downfall of the original gang.
Call of the Forest (1949) as Op
Strange Gamble (1948) as Camera Operator
In the 63rd of the series based on the Clarence E. Mulford character, Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) is working on a counterfeiting case for the government and, with his two pals California Carlson (Andy Clyde) and Lucky Jenkins (Rand Brooks), enters a town where they meet Nora Murray (Elaine Riley) and her brother Sid (William Leicester), who have come to claim the "Silver Belle" mine. The brother is killed by the gang led by Ora Mordigan (James Craven), and Cassidy discovers a lost mine where the gang has been holding John Murray (Herbert Rawlinson), Nora's father, a prisoner and forcing him to print the bogus money.
They Made Me a Killer (1946) as 2nd Camera
People Are Funny (1946) as 2nd Camera
A comedy based on NBC's "People Are Funny" radio (and later television) program with Art Linkletter with a fictional story of how the program came to be on a national network from its humble beginning at a Nevada radio station. Jack Haley is a producer with only half-rights to the program while Ozzie Nelson and Helen Walker are the radio writers and supply the romance. Rudy Vallee, always able to burlesque himself intentional and, quite often, unintentional, is the owner of the sought-after sponsoring company. Frances Langford, as herself, sings "I'm in the Mood for Love" while the Vagabonds quartet (billed 12th and last) chimes in on "Angeline" and "The Old Square Dance is Back Again."
Adventures of Kitty O'Day (1945) as 2nd Camera
A perky switchboard operator investigates murders that baffle the police.
Midnight Manhunt (1945) as 2nd Camera
High Powered (1945) as 2nd Camera
Follow That Woman (1945) as 2nd Camera
Practically Yours (1944) as 2nd Camera
Dangerous Passage (1944) as 2nd Camera
Wake Island (1942) as Camera Operator
Marines stationed in the Pacific fight off the Japanese during World War II.
The Remarkable Andrew (1942) as Camera Operator
When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in danger of being blamed himself. In his trouble, the spirit of Andrew Jackson, whom he idolizes, visits him, and in turn, summons much high-powered talent from American history...which only Andrew can see. Can he get out of trouble before too many people think he's crazy?
Private Worlds (1935) as 2nd Camera
Eskimo (1934) as Assistant Camera
An Eskimo family fights to survive harsh conditions in the frozen North.
Dancers in the Dark (1932) as Camera Operator
Horse Feathers (1932) as Camera Operator
In an effort to beef up his school's football team, a college president mistakenly recruits two loonies.
Working Girls (1931) as Camera Operator

Writer (feature film)

The Tahitian (1956) as Story

Producer (feature film)

The Tahitian (1956) as Producer

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