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Dick Kratina

Dick Kratina


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Cinematography (feature film)

Guarding Tess (1994) as Additional Camera Operator
An obsessive man is hired to guard a cantankerous former First Lady.
Car 54, Where Are You? (1994) as Director Of Photography (New York)
Film adaptation of the popular 1960s television sitcom, with the bumbling officers from Brooklyn's 53rd precinct attempting to protect a federal witness from the mob.
Fletch Lives (1989) as Camera Operator (Eastern Unit)
Fletch, the investigative journalist, goes to Louisiana for a vacation and finds himself involved in some local intrigue.
Outrageous Fortune (1987) as Camera Operator (New York)
Proper, refined Lauren and loud, brash Sandy meet in an acting class and immediately dislike each other. Soon after starting the class, they each start seeing someone, unaware that it is the same man, Michael Sanders. They find this out when Michael disappears, supposedly having been killed in an explosion. But the women begin to believe that Michael has faked his death and form an alliance in order to find him and make him chose between them. During their cross-country search, they are chased by CIA agents and Russian assassins, and when they do find their boyfriend, he tries to kill them. They find out that Michael is a double agent, working for the CIA and the KGB, and is on the run from both after stealing a dangerous bio-weapon and a large amount of money. Michael eventually takes Lauren hostage, but she escapes, and by the time the whole ordeal is over, Lauren and Sandy have become genuine friends.
*batteries not included (1987) as Director Of Photography (New York)
Aliens in tiny space ships visit Earth.
Manhattan Project, The (1986) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
Sentimental Journey (1984) as Director Of Photography
Bill Gardner, a successful Broadway actor, and his wife, Julie, equally successful in the theater as a producer, adopt eight-year-old Libby, an unwanted foster child who lives in a world of fantasy. Libby has such problems expressing her feelings to her new mother that Julie soon doubts the wisdom o
Rivkin: Bounty Hunter (1981) as Director Of Photography
A New York-based bounty hunter who makes a living chasing and capturing bail jumpers matches wits with a heavily-armed drug dealer in this pilot to a prospective series. Harry Morgan is the kindly priest who lives next door to bounty hunting Ron Leibman and looks after his twelve-year-old wheelchair
Migrants, The (1974) as Director Of Photography
A stark look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family. The film was Emmy nominated as the Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, and nominations also went to director Tom Gries, actress Cloris Leachman, cinematographer Dick Kratina, and composer Billy Goldenberg.
Connection, The (1973) as Director Of Photography
An out-of-work newspaperman, trying to keep a step ahead of his alimony payments, becomes the go-between for a jewel thief and the insurance company that wants to settle.
Mr. Inside/Mr. Outside (1973) as Director Of Photography
Two New York cops, one losing an arm in a shootout, buck the system to track a foreign embassy official in their efforts to bust a drug ring in this pilot for a prospective series.
Come Back Charleston Blue (1972) as Director of Photography
Sequel to Cotton comes to Harlem. Another bad influence is hitting Harlem and Gravedigger and Coffin Ed are the two cops who will stop it. Charleston Blue was a prohibition era black gangster, dead 4 decades. When he seems to have reappeared, once again slitting throats with his Blue straight edge razors, the two cops begin a complicated search for some answers.
Your Money or Your Wife (1972) as Director Of Photography
A wacky comedy caper about a TV script writer taking revenge on an actress who walks out on his program to become the wife of the wealthy sponsor, putting a damper on many careers, by writing her into a kidnapping scheme and then turning fiction into fact.
Believe in Me (1971) as Director of Photography
Young marrieds become addicted to speed.
The Pursuit of Happiness (1971) as Director of Photography
A student goes on the run to evade a sentence for vehicular manslaughter.
Love Story (1970) as Director of Photography
Students from opposite sides of the tracks fight for their love.
The Angel Levine (1970) as Director of Photography
An angel helps an embittered man find life''''s meaning.
Midnight Cowboy (1969) as Camera Operator
A would-be gigolo and an ailing con artist form an unlikely friendship.
The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968) as Camera
An Amish girl in turn-of-the-century New York gets mixed up in burlesque and accidentally invents the strip tease.
The Subject Was Roses (1968) as Camera Operator
A young veteran returns home to deal with family conflicts.
The Incident (1967) as Camera Operator
The passengers on a New York subway car are terrorized by two teenage delinquents. Although outnumbered, the teenagers take advantage of the passenger's passivity and unwillingness to act together. We watch how the different personalities of the passengers react to the situation.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Popeye Doyle (1986)
Tough New York detective "Popeye" Doyle (from the Oscar-winning 1971 movie, "The French Connection") reappears on the streets of New York City, this time caught up in a murder case with international implications that could upset the balance of power in the Middle East. This television movie was or

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