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Director (feature film)

The Phantom of the Opera (1962) as Assoc prod
Retelling of the story of a new opera disrupted by the actions of a deformed specter of the show''s past who has an obsession with a chorus girl.
Curse of the Demon (1957) as Assistant Director
An anthropologist investigates a devil worshipper who commands a deadly demon.
Beyond Mombasa (1957) as Assistant Director
Cornel Wilde, Donna Reed, Leo Genn, Ron Randell, Christopher Lee, Dan Jackson. Cornel Wilde goes to Africa to help his brother mine uranium but, upon arrival, he discovers that his sibling has been murdered by a quasi-religious cult called The Leopard Men. Or at least that''s what his late brother''s two unscrupulous partners tell him.
Abandon Ship (1957) as Assistant Director
After a luxury liner sinks, the officer in charge of an over-crowded lifeboat has to decide who can stay on board.
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) as Asst dir, London
International spies kidnap a doctor''s son when he stumbles on their assassination plot.
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955) as Asst dir, England
A sister act in Paris tries to top their aunts' escapades there during the roaring twenties.
Fire over Africa (1954) as Assistant Director
A lady spy infiltrates smugglers in Tangier.
Decameron Nights (1953) as Assistant Director
Scotland Yard Inspector (1952) as Assistant Director
The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952) as 2d unit asst dir
A young Robin Hood bands together a group of men to avenge his father¿s death and help the oppressed people of the land.

Producer (feature film)

Sword Of The Valiant (1984) as Associate Producer
Aces High (1977) as Associate Producer
A naive young officer straight from school arrives on the Western front to fight the air war against the Germans. However, the life expectancy of green pilots is not very good.
Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (1969) as Associate Producer
In an international car rally, competitors must travel from various points in Europe to Monte Carlo, then race their cars. Things are complicated by smuggling, cheating, honor, inventions, medicine, and love at first sight...
Having a Wild Weekend (1965) as Associate Producer
Advertising executives turn a model''s romance with a stunt man into a publicity stunt.
Zulu (1964) as Associate Producer
Although outnumbered, British soldiers make an heroic stand against revolting Zulu warriors.
Carry On Regardless (1963) as Associate Producer
An employment agency places its bumbling workers in a series of unorthodox positions.
Paranoiac (1963) as Associate Producer
Simon Ashby is a wealthy psychotic who is is coddled by his mother in their palatial mansion outside of London. One day, Ashby's long lost brother mysteriously arrives at the house, but events prove that he is an impostor, sent by Keith Kossett, son of the attorney for the family estate, who has been dipping into the family trust fund.
The Old Dark House (1963) as Assoc prod (see note)
An eccentric millionaire invites a car salesman to visit his decaying family home.
Beware of Children (1961) as Associate Producer
Swiss Family Robinson (1960) as Associate Producer
Stranded on a deserted island, a close-knit family creates a tropical paradise.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

Sea Shall Not Have Them, The (1955) as Assistant Director
During WW2, a British bomber equipage is forced down in the British Chanel. Trying to keep the moral, they talk about their lives waiting the rescue they sure will come. And they're right, every possible attempts are made by the special rescue team unities.
Carrington V.C. (1954) as Assistant Director
Front Page Story (1954) as Assistant Director
Albert, R.N. (1953) as Assistant Director
When several escapes at an German pow camp go wrong, the prisoners begin to think, that there is an informer revealing their plans to the enemy. Then Lt Ainsworth, an artist in civvie street, invents a model head of a fictious prisoner, who can take the place of an escaper, when the men march back from the bath house, which is situated outside the camp.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Crossed Swords (1978) as Production Supervisor
Tom Canty is a poor English boy who bears a remarkable resemblance to Edward, Prince of Wales and son of King Henry VIII. The two boys meet and decide to play a joke on the court by dressing in each other's clothes, but the plan goes awry when they are separated and each must live the other's life.
Gumshoe (1971) as Production Manager
A would be private eye gets mixed up in a smuggling case.
Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush (1968) as Prod supv
A recent high school graduate tries desperately to lose his virginity.
The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968) as Prod supv
A kidnapped gangster turns his captors into a crack band of crooks.
The Trap (1967) as Production Manager
After spending several winters alone in the Canadian wilderness, a lusty trapper returns to the trading post and buys a wife, a young mute orphan.
The Naked Prey (1966) as Prod supv
A captive hunter in Africa has one chance to survive, if he can outrun a native tribe.
Third Man on the Mountain (1959) as Production Manager
A boy attempts to realize his father''''s dream of climbing an alpine peak known as the Citadel.
Ten Seconds to Hell (1959) as Production Manager
Six German veterans take on the task of disposing of unexploded bombs.

Location Coordinator (feature film)

Lords of Discipline, The (1983) as Location Coordinator
Will McLean, is a senior student at the South Carolina Military school in the 60''s. When the schools first black student arrives, McLean is confidentially assigned to make sure that the newcomer''s initiation doesn''t get out of control, which it does. Soon it begins to seem like someone is trying to kill his new charge. McLean investigates the matter and uncovers an elusive group of sadistic students who will do whatever they have to do to control their school.

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