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Cast (feature film)

And Baby Makes Three (1972) as Eric Lang
When a junkie''s baby is born addicted, the young woman leaves her addicted, drug-dealing husband and enters a rehab program. Shocked by her action, the husband also enters rehab, and eventually, the couple are cured and regain custody of their child.
Saturday's Hero (1951) as Joe Mestrovic
A college athlete finds his life consumed by football.
Father Was a Fullback (1949) as Football player
Joe Palooka in Winner Take All (1948) as Sportscaster
Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942) as German officer
A radio correspondent tries to rescue a burlesque queen from her marriage to a Nazi official.
A Christmas Carol (1938) as Cratchit child
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens'' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
Under Pressure (1935) as Laborer
No More Women (1934) as <I>Pelican</I> crew

Cinematography (feature film)

Epicenter (2001)
A detective assigned to protect a mobster informant must also battle corrupt cops on a night when a devastating earthquake levels Los Angeles.

Producer (feature film)

Challenge the Wind (1991) as Producer
A young man becomes a competitive runner.

Music (feature film)

Take a Girl Like You (1970) as Composer
Young Jenny heads to the South of England to start a new career as a school teacher. Even before she has had a chance to settle in she meets Patrick, one of the local "lads". Within a short time she has her hands full when a number of the local boys take a liking to her. But who will be the lucky one who wins her affections?
The Viscount (1967) as Composer

Assistant Direction (feature film)

Defenseless (1991) as 2nd Assistant Director
An unstable Los Angeles attorney discovers that her male lover and client is married to her long-lost college roommate. When he's found murdered, she becomes the defense attorney for his wife, who's been accused in the case.
City of Hope (1991) as 2nd Assistant Director
A third-generation Italian-American struggles to break free from his father's grasp. Meanwhile, the small New Jersey city he lives in is endangered by patronage and corrupt development plans.

Visual Effects (feature film)

Puppetoon Movie, The (1987) as Puppetoon Creative Artist (Usa)
Animated characters introduce a compilation of their short films from the 1930s and 1940s.
Machine-Gun Kelly (1958) as Title des
Carnival Rock (1957) as Title des
Christy runs a rock and roll nightclub on a carnival pier with his righ-hand-man Benny. Christy has a crush on the club's star, Natalie Cook, but she has eyes for Stanley, a local business man, who wants to buy out the club. When the club is sold and Christy is asked to stay on, as a party clown, he plots to destroy the club and abduct Natalie away from Stanley.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Geronimo (1993)
A television movie about the Apache war chief Geronimo''s early years and the origins of his vendetta against the white European settlers. Part of a series of telefilms with Native American themes.
Surf Ninjas (1993) as Production Assistant
Two guys from California discover they are the royalty of a remote clan residing on a tropical island. Upon arriving to receive their crowns, they are caught up in an attack on their new found subjects.
Miracle on 34th Street (1973)
The story of a department store Santa who causes worldwide repercussions when he claims to be the real Santa Claus. The television movie is based on the story by Valentine Davies and the theatrial film of the same title.
Night of the Blood Beast (1958) as Title des
An astronaut returns from space dead. The base that recovered him is then cut off from the outside world by an alien. The revival of the dead astronaut, the death of a scientist, and the discovery of alien embryos inside the resurrected astronaut's body bodes ill for the survival of those trapped at the base and the rest of humanity.
The Cry Baby Killer (1958) as Title des
17-year-old Jimmy Walker (Jack Nicholson, in his screen debut) is brutally beaten by Manny Cole (Brett Halsey) and two of his teen-age punk friends, Joey (Ralph Reed) and Al (James Fillmore), because Manny wants to move in on Jimmy's girl, Carole Fields (Carolyn Mitchell). Later, Jimmy shows up at the hangout of the teenage crowd to take Carole away, and challenges Manny to a fight. Manny's two buddies move in with brass knuckles, and one of them pulls a pistol, which falls to the ground in the scuffle. Jimmy picks it up and shoots Manny and Al. A police officer orders Jimmy to surrender, but he panics, thinking he killed the pair, and dives into a small storeroom, and holds Sam (Smoki Whitfield as Jordan "Smoki" Whitfield) and Mrs. Maxton (Barbara Knudston) and her small infant baby hostages. Police Lieutenant Porter (Myron Healey) and others plead with Jimmy to surrender and release the hostages, but the terrified Jimmy threatens Sam and Mrs. Maxton with death if they break out. A large crowd gathers and almost breaks through the police lines to storm the storeroom. Porter decides to use tear gas, with a rescue unit standing by to help Mrs. Maxton and her baby. Jimmy is captured, but because he shot in self-defense, looks forward to leniency...and on such things 45-years-and-counting careers are born.
Hot Car Girl (1958) as Title des
Instead of working for aliving, Duke (Richard Bakalyan) and Freddie (John Brinkley) steal auto accessories and sell to a fence. While Duke is out driving with his girl Peg (June Kenney) she tries to dissaude him from a life of crime. Angered, he taunts her with another girl, Janice (Jana Lund), who has driven up alongside him, and they have a race. A motorcycle policeman who is chasing them is killed when he crashes into Janice's car, and she is held. Duke who has driven off, paints his black car light blue to escape detection. Janice learns his license number, and in fear of being discovered, Duke kills her. Duke coerces Peg to leave town with him, committing holdups along the way. Realizing his luck will not hold out, but unwilling to surrender, Duke sends Peg back and remains alone in an abandoned roadside fruit stand, awaiting his fate.
Teenage Cave Man (1958) as Title des
Robert Vaughn stars as a white 35 year old teenage caveman with styled hair who seeks to discover what is in the uncharted jungles beyond his tribe's campsite. It is against the Word (and the Word is the Law), but he breaks it anyway. Soon he discovers a strange creature which kills with its touch. We later learn that this is not a prehistoric tale, but a post-apocalyptic tale, and the strange creature is a 500-plus year old irradiated scientist in a radiation suit...
Sorority Girl (1957) as Title design by
The Marshal's Daughter (1953) as Production Manager
Produced by Ken Murray strictly as a vehicle for Laurie Anders, his curvy protege from his television show and billed above the title and first billed in the cast as Laurie ("I-like-the-wide-open-spaces") Anders, which was her catch-line phrase and how she was introduced and known. This is neither a comedy, satire or parody---missing badly on all attempts at such---and isn't much of a western either, even by bottom-of-the-barrel B-standards. The plot by veteran B-western villain player Bob Duncan, who did manage to write himself the best role in the movie, relative to there being no good roles in this movie, has town banker Anderson (Robert Bray as Bob Bray), the secret head of an outlaw gang, trying to organize a Cattleman's Association and not getting any takers. He sends for Trigger Gans (Bob Duncan) to act as a persuader. But a mysterious, masked rider known as El Coyote begins to resist. El Coyote is of course Laurie Dawson (Laurie Anders as Laurie "I-like-the-wide-open-spaces" Anders), daughter of retired Marshal and rancher Ben Dawson (Hoot Gibson), and her El Coyote role ensured that whoever stunt-doubled her would wear pads where no stunt man ever wore them, with the possible later exception of Dean Smith doubling Maureen O'Hara in "McLintock." The heroines that Dave Sharpe doubled in Republic serials weren't built like Laurie Anders. Producer Ken Murray, as a riverboat gambler named Sliding Bill Murray, rolls into town on the same stage as Trigger Gans, and then promptly engages Preston Foster, Johnny Mack Brown,Jimmy Wakely and Buddy Baer(in cameo roles) in a blackout-skit poker game written by himself, which had to have been even more painful for the participants than the viewers. Ralph Staub used to get better stuff than this in his "Screen Snapshots" just roaming around Columbia's backlot and interviewing Smiley Burnette and Ringeye.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

Out of Annie's Past (1995)
The secret past of a successful career woman happily married to a well-known architect comes back to haunt her in the form of a desperate blackmailer who know she is the lead suspect in a 10-year-old murder case.

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

Shawshank Redemption, The (1994) as Lighting Stand-In
A man discovers himself after he is sentenced to life in prison.

Special Thanks (feature film)

Guncrazy (1992)
A poorly educated, underclass high school girl, ostracized by her community and abused by her mother's ex-boyfriend, becomes pen pals with a convict -- and the two learn they have much in common. After his parole, they are caught up in the murder of the ex-boyfriend, who has come on too agressively

Writer (special)

Michael Nesmith in Television Parts (1985) as Writer
The pilot episode for the series of the same title. Short comedy and musical videos are strung together "to present the new wave of television comedy."

Art Director (special)

Rotten Ralph (1996) as Art Director
Follows the adventures of an irascible, rotten cat, Ralph, who despite his naughty antics, is loved unconditionally by his owner, a young girl named Sara.

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (special)

Garth Brooks: Ireland & Back (1998) as Lighting Manager
Special featuring country music star Garth Brooks in concert at Dublin's Croke Park, with friends Trisha Yearwood and Susan Ashton, and in Culver City, California with Trisha Yearwood and Steve Wariner.

Misc. Crew (special)

Arnold's Rock 'n' Roll Bodybuilding Championship (1998) as Researcher
A behind-the-scenes look at the 1998 Arnold Schwarzenegger World Bodybuilding Classic in Columbus, Ohio.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Dash and Lilly (1999) as Croupier

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