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Birth Place: Profession: Visual Effects ...
RATE AND COMMENT

COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Visual Effects (feature film)

1.
Jaws 2 (1978) as Special Mechanical Effects
The small resort town of Amity is poised for an economic comeback after becoming known as the location of vicious shark attacks. But at the same time that the Mayor is welcoming a real estate developer to Amity, the shark attacks begin again. The incidents are dismissed as accidents, but Sheriff Brody knows better. The town ignores his warnings and proceeds with the teen sailing regatta, with deadly consequences.
2.
Eaten Alive (1976) as Mechanical Alligator
Judd runs the Starlight Hotel out in some sort of swampy place, and is unfortunately a few slices short of a loaf. He has a crocodile conveniently placed on the other side of the front porch railing. The croc will eat just about anything, as the hapless guests of the hotel find out soon enough. A reformed hooker, an unlucky family, and the father and sister of the hooker all suffer various rates of attrition as Judd tries to implement damage control.
3.
Jaws (1975)
The sheriff of an island town takes to the seas when a bloodthirsty shark invades the local waters.
4.
Scandalous John (1971) as Special Effects
John McCanless was once a gunslinger and has become a cranky old rancher. There is a plan to build a dam which would flood his property. John has no intention of selling his land and is determined to fight the dam to the end if necessary.
5.
The Boatniks (1970) as Special Effects
6.
The Love Bug (1969) as Special Effects
A Volkswagen with a brain becomes a championship racecar.
7.
Never a Dull Moment (1968) as Special Effects
When practicing for a role, actor Jack is mistaken for the killer Ace. He doesn't realize this until it's too late and is carried off to gangster boss Leo Smooth, who wants Ace to do a job for him. Fearing for his life, Jack plays his role, but always searching for a way out of the well-guarded house.
8.
The Lost Continent (1968) as Special Photography Effects
When a tramp steamer is attacked by a mass of living seaweed, the occupants are forced to take refuge on a strange island.
9.
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968) as Special Effects
In this comedy, Peter Ustinov is the famous pirate's ghost that returns to our time. Blackbeard has been cursed by his last wife who was a notorious witch, so that he will never die. The only way to "break" the curse is to do (for once in his life) a good act. Is the famous pirate able to do something good?
10.
The Gnome-Mobile (1967) as Special Effects
An eccentric millionaire and his niece and nephew are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! He's committed, and the niece and nephew and the gnomes have to find him and free him.
11.
Lt. Robin Crusoe, U. S. N. (1966) as Special Effects
Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house, finds an abandoned submarine with lots of gadgets that he can use, and also finds a marooned chimp from the US Space program and a native girl named Wednesday who was exiled by her father. Wednesday thinks Crusoe wants to marry her, and when her father arrives on the island to collect her and Crusoe refused to marry her, chaos ensues.
12.
The Monkey's Uncle (1965) as Special Effects
Midvale College is in fear of losing it's college football team. The players have grades lower than the norm. Judge Holmesby, the team's biggest fan, is at a loss for what to do. Enter Merlin Jones, a bright college student, and his nephew Stanley, an intelligent chimpanzee. The judge wants Merlin to create an "honest way to cheat". Merlin uses "sleep learning" to help the players pass their exams. This saves the college football program from being banished, but not for long...the college is tempted to receive a $1 million dollar check from a Mr. Astorbilt. The catch is though the college must get rid of football. Judge Holmesby finds Darius Green III, who will pay $10 million dollars to the college if they can get a man to fly under his own power. The task is in Merlin's hands again. Can Merlin win the day and save the football team?
13.
Mary Poppins (1964) as Special Effects
Two banker's children lose their nanny due to her frustration with them. A change in the wind blows in an assertive nanny who matches the qualifications of the children and not the father. As she helps them magically explore the world around them the father grows increasingly disapproving of her methods, and must eventually deal with his own distance from his children.
14.
Son of Flubber (1963) as Special Effects
An absent-minded professor gets into legal trouble because of his experiments with a gravity defying substance.
15.
Babes in Toyland (1961) as Special Effects
Tom the Piper's Son is about to marry Mary Quite Contrary. On the eve of their wedding, evil miser Barnaby hires two henchmen to drown Tom and steal Mary's sheep, cared for by Little Bo Peep, thus depriving Mary and the children she lives with of their livelihood, forcing her to marry Barnaby. The sheep are stolen, but Gonzorgo and Roderigo, Barnaby's henchmen, double-cross him by selling Tom to a band of gypsies instead, leaving Tom with the opportunity to escape and make his way with Mary, Bo-Peep, and other Mother Goose characters to Toyland.
16.
The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) as Special Photography Effects
A college professor fights off corrupt businessmen to market his new anti-gravity invention.
17.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) as Mechanical spec eff
A renegade sea captain uses a pioneering submarine to force peace on the world.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

18.
Eaten Alive (1976)
Judd runs the Starlight Hotel out in some sort of swampy place, and is unfortunately a few slices short of a loaf. He has a crocodile conveniently placed on the other side of the front porch railing. The croc will eat just about anything, as the hapless guests of the hotel find out soon enough. A reformed hooker, an unlucky family, and the father and sister of the hooker all suffer various rates of attrition as Judd tries to implement damage control.
19.
Eaten Alive (1976)
Judd runs the Starlight Hotel out in some sort of swampy place, and is unfortunately a few slices short of a loaf. He has a crocodile conveniently placed on the other side of the front porch railing. The croc will eat just about anything, as the hapless guests of the hotel find out soon enough. A reformed hooker, an unlucky family, and the father and sister of the hooker all suffer various rates of attrition as Judd tries to implement damage control.

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