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Michael Joyce

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Cinematography (feature film)

Hear No Evil (1982) as Director Of Photography
Cop show pilot with a twist: left stone deaf when a gang of bikers he was trying to nail for drug trafficking attempts to kill him, police detective Gil Gerard goes on medical leave from the force and continues his investigation on his own with his "hearing" dog and information from his former partner, Bernie Casey.
Marciano (1979) as Director Of Photography
A highly romanticized dramatization of the life of Rocky Marciano, the only heavyweight champion to have retired with a perfect record. LoBianco was well cast as Rocky, but petite Belinda Montgomery was all wrong for his wife, Barbara (in the eyes of this book's writer, a fellow Brocktonian). The fo
Millionaire, The (1978) as Director Of Photography
Three people's lives are drastically changed when they are suddenly given one million dollars each by an eccentric billionaire in this pilot to a prospective new series which the producers hoped would equal the success of the original one that ran from 1955 to 1960 -- with Robert Quarry now in the r
Having Babies II (1977) as Director Of Photography
Like its predecessor "Having Babies" (1976), this film focuses on several couples, the emotionai crises involving birth and adoption, and hospital personnel's participation in their lives. Susan Sullivan's character of Dr. Julie Farr became the pivotal role in this one which served as a pilot to a "
Crossfire (1975) as Director Of Photography
A cop-show pilot that failed with an undercover officer volunteering to get kicked off the force in order to infiltrate the underworld and learn who has been laundering money being used to corrupt city officials.
Boy Who Cried Werewolf, The (1973) as Cinematographer
Little Richie Bridgestone (whose parents are divorced) goes to spend the weekend with his father at his secluded mountain cabin, and witnesses his father being attacked by 'a creature' that the boy recognizes as a werewolf. He spends the rest of the film trying to convince his mother, and his therapist that his father is now a werewolf.
Murdock's Gang (1973) as Director Of Photography
A flamboyant, disbarred attorney and his staff of ex-cons are hired by a multimillionaire to find an embezzling bookkeeper, uncovering a trail of murder, suicide, blackmail and double-dealing in this unsuccessful series pilot.
Victim, The (1972) as Director Of Photography
A wealthy woman is trapped by a fierce storm in the house with no electricity or phone, her murdered sister's body hidden in the basement, and a killer waiting for an opportunity to make her his next victim.
The Plunderers (1960) as 1st asst cam
Four young cowboys, Jeb (Ray Stricklyn), Rondo (John Saxon), Mule (Roger Torrey) and Davy (Dee Pollock) ride into Trail City, Texas figuring on taking over for a while. Rancher Sam Christy (Jeff Chandler), with a paralyzed right arm refuses to get involved against them, and Kate Miller (Marsha Hunt) calls him a coward. When Jeb kills the timid Sheriff McCauley (Jay C. Flippen), Sam goes to his ranch to get his gun. The boys are waiting for him there, and Ellie Walters (Dolores Hart)goes to his ranch and finds him badly beaten up by Mule. The young Davy, shocked by the killing of the sheriff, quarrels with Jeb. He goes off alone and Sam captures him. Rondo, tries to force his attentions on Ellie, who shoots him when he draws a knife on Sam. The latter kills Mule in a knife fight, and Jeb bursts out of the saloon with two guns blazing. Sam shoots and kills him. The townsmen are for hanging Davy but Sam, realizing the young boy was the victim of a situation he didn't know how to handle---and one that the town should have never let develop---tells him to just go home. Sam and Ella watch as the boy rides slowly out of town.
The West Point Story (1950) as Camera Operator
A Broadway producer tries to put on a show at the legendary military academy.
The Great Jewel Robber (1950) as 2nd Camera
A master thief escapes from a Canadian prison farm and makes his way to New York.
One Sunday Afternoon (1949) as 2nd Camera
A dentist in turn-of-the-century New York thinks he may have married the wrong girl.
The Man I Love (1947) as 2nd Camera
A night-club singer gets involved with a mobster.
The Big Sleep (1946) as 2nd Camera
Private eye Philip Marlowe investigates a society girl's involvement in the murder of a pornographer.
God Is My Co-Pilot (1945) as 2nd Camera
A flyer dismissed as too old fights to prove himself against the Japanese.
The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945) as 2nd Camera
An angel is sent to destroy the earth with a trumpet blast.
To Have and Have Not (1944) as Camera Operator
A skipper-for-hire's romance with a beautiful drifter is complicated by his growing involvement with the French resistance.
Across the Pacific (1942) as 2nd cam
An American agent tries to keep Axis spies from blowing up the Panama Canal.
The Maltese Falcon (1941) as 2nd asst cam
Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue.
Alcatraz Island (1937) as 2nd Camera
A prison inmate is framed for killing a con who once tried to kidnap his daughter.
Wonder Bar (1934) as 2nd Camera
The denizens of a Parisian night club deal with murder and romance.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) as 2nd Camera
Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands.
The World Changes (1933) as 2nd Camera
When a farmer strikes it rich in business, success goes to his head.
42nd Street (1933) as 2nd Camera
The definitive backstage musical, complete with the dazzling newcomer who goes on for the injured star.
Fireman Save My Child (1932) as 2nd Camera
A small-town ball player moves to the big leagues.
It's Tough to Be Famous (1932) as 2nd Camera
Fame complicates a naval hero''s private life.
Local Boy Makes Good (1931) as 2nd Camera
A timid student turns into a track-and-field star.
Five Star Final (1931) as 2nd Camera
An unscrupulous newspaper editor searches for headlines at any cost.
The Ruling Voice (1931) as 2nd Camera
A powerful gangster goes soft when he meets his grown-up daughter.
Bought (1931) as 2nd Camera
Do Your Duty (1928) as Director of Photography
The Head Man (1928) as Director of Photography
When the Desert Calls (1922) as Director of Photography
My Old Kentucky Home (1922) as Director of Photography
Queen of the Moulin Rouge (1922) as Director of Photography

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

Aida (1988) as Lighting
Verdi's classic opera about love and conflict.

Cinematography (special)

Dooley Brothers, The (1979) as Director Of Photography
A satirization of the Old West as seen through the antics of George and Bill Dooley, a pair of bumbling brothers who, though unable to ride, shoot, or rope, seek to dispense justice to all deserving individuals. In the pilot episode, the Dooleys try to help Cool Sam Bennett, an aging sheriff who is
Fess Parker Show, The (1974) as Director Of Photography
The story of widower Fess Hamilton and his attempts to raise his three mischievous daughters. In the pilot episode, his youngest, Holly, brings an unexpected guest for dinner -- Judy Weston, a beautiful divorcee looking for a husband.

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