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Director (feature film)

Kid Monk Baroni (1952) as Dialogue Director

Cast (feature film)

The Search for Bridey Murphy (1956) as Father Bernard
After being shown what hypnotism can do, a Doctor sets out to study it in depth. When experimenting on his friend's wife, she regresses back to an earlier life- that of Bridey Murphy. Several hypnotic sessions explore the life and death of Murphy, a 19th Century Irish lady who lived in Cork and Belfast from 1798 to 1864. The Doctor then attempts to verify if Bridey Murphy really existed.
Down Liberty Road (1956) as Bill Roberts
A Life at Stake (1955) as
Finger Man (1955) as Fred Amory
Treasury agents, desperate to get evidence on syndicate kingpin Dutch Becker, give ex-con hood Casey Martin a in prison or courting sudden death as a government 'finger man.' Finding that his sister is now a drug addict thanks to Becker, Martin agrees to go undercover. Becker's chief aide proves to be sadistic Lou Terpe, Martin's former cellmate whom he can't stand the sight of. And the danger hanging over Martin expands to threaten those around him...
Fireman Save My Child (1954) as Driver
An intended film for Bud Abbott and Lou Costello that ened up with Hugh O'Brian (a performer who was often funny, but not on purpose) and Buddy Hackett in the A&C roles, with most of the footage given over to Spike Jones and His City Slickers, with all hands members of a 1910 fire company about to be mechanized. A&C visible in some long shots.
Wings and the Woman (1942) as
Two real-life aviation pioneers try to find happiness in marriage.

Producer (feature film)

A Life at Stake (1955) as Executive Producer

Music (feature film)

The Horse with the Flying Tail (1960) as Orchestration
A palomino goes through various owners before competing at the Pan American games.
The Littlest Outlaw (1955) as Orchestration
A little boy and his horse run away from a cruel horse trainer.
Retreat, Hell! (1952) as Orchestration
Cattle Town (1952) as Orchestration
The mediator in a dispute between farmers and cattle men falls for the head rancher's daughter.
Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison (1951) as Orchestration
A warden and his assistant clash over prison reform, triggering a violent riot.
Five (1951) as Orchestration
The five survivors of a nuclear war struggle to build new lives.
The Tanks Are Coming (1951) as Orchestration
A hard-nosed sergeant takes his men behind enemy lines in World War II.
Breakthrough (1950) as Orchestration
An American infantry unit moves from basic training to combat in Europe.
This Side of the Law (1950) as Orchestration
An unscrupulous lawyer hires a vagrant to impersonate a missing millionaire.
Highway 301 (1950) as Orchestration
A brutal bank robber fights internal divisions within his gang.
Barricade (1950) as Orchestration
Two fugitives try to prove the head of a mining camp is a murderer.
Colt .45 (1950) as Orchestration
A gun salesman tracks down the outlaws who stole his sample case.
50 Years Before Your Eyes (1950) as Orchestration
The Great Jewel Robber (1950) as Orchestration
A master thief escapes from a Canadian prison farm and makes his way to New York.
The House Across the Street (1949) as Orchestration
Mob pressure sends a crusading reporter from the front page to the advice column.
Flaxy Martin (1949) as Orchestration
Messing with a mobster's girlfriend gets a lawyer framed for murder.
Homicide (1949) as Orchestration
Killers scare a murder witness into silence.
The Younger Brothers (1949) as Orchestration
Three law-breaking brothers try to go straight, only to be hounded by a vengeful detective.
The Big Punch (1948) as Orchestra Arrangement
Gangsters frame a boxer for murder when he refuses to throw a fight.
Embraceable You (1948) as Orchestration
When he accidentally injures a young girl, a gangster risks his freedom to nurse her.
The Street with No Name (1948) as Orchestration
A young FBI agent infiltrates a criminal mob.
Scotland Yard Investigator (1945) as Music Score
The Battle of China (1944) as Music Arrangement
The Chinese army fights to hold off Japanese invaders during World War II.
The Battle of Russia (1943) as Orchestration
The Soviet Union fights to freeze out the Nazis during World War II.
Heidi (1937) as Mus comp and arr--partial score
An orphaned girl tends goats for her grandfather until she's sold to serve as a disabled girl's companion.
Lost Horizon (1937) as Orchestration
Four fugitives from a Chinese revolution discover a lost world of peace and harmony.
This Is My Affair (1937) as Mus comp and arr
A saloon singer tries to reform a gangster, not knowing he's really an undercover detective.
Lancer Spy (1937) as Mus orch and arr
An Englishman impersonates an imprisoned German officer and "returns" to Germany to become a national hero. A female German spy is assigned to check him out but falls in love with him.
Charlie Chan at the Opera (1937) as Orchestration
Regarded by many as the best of the Charlie Chan series. The opera star Gravelle suffers amnesia. He is a recent escapee from an insane asylum, accused of murdering fellow performers (his wife and her lover). Included in the movie is the opera "Carnival", composed for the picture by Oscar Levant.
Lancer Spy (1937) as Music Composition
An Englishman impersonates an imprisoned German officer and "returns" to Germany to become a national hero. A female German spy is assigned to check him out but falls in love with him.
The Great Ziegfeld (1936) as Arr
Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.
Girls' Dormitory (1936) as Mus comp and arr
Head of a private European girls school (Marshall) falls in love with a student (Simon) who steps aside for a teacher (Chatterton) also loves him. Tyrone Power debuted in a nightclub scene.
White Hunter (1936) as Mus comp and arr
Parole! (1936) as Music Score
West Point of the Air (1935) as Synchronized score
An army sergeant inspires his son to become an ace flyer.
Calm Yourself (1935) as Music
An advertising man takes off after kidnappers.
Naughty Marietta (1935) as Orchestration
A French princess in Colonial America gets involved with an Indian scout.
The Merry Widow (1934) as Orchestration
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
Viva Villa (1934) as Orchestration
Rousing biography of the bandit chief who led the battle for Mexican independence.
Operator 13 (1934) as Orchestration
An actress signs up to spy for the Union, then falls for a Confederate officer.
Speak Easily (1932) as Composer
A professor gets mixed up with chorus girls in a Broadway musical.

Film Production - Main (special)

Supernature (1999) as Photography
Documentary that probes the almost supernatural behaviors of animals and plants. The program combines natural history footage with computer-aided images to reveal the other-worldly powers of animals. Examples include how frogs can survive being buried alive for five years, how birds fly seven miles
Zambezi Shark (1998) as Additional Photography
A look at the Zambezi shark of South Africa. It can survive in both fresh and salt water and is one of only two species of shark that can swim up river.

Location Manager (special)

Great White. Deep Trouble (1999) as Location Manager ("Great White, Deep Trouble")
Author Peter Benchley (best known for the novel "Jaws") examines the true nature of the endangered great white shark.

Music (short)

The Story of "The Jonker Diamond" (1936)
This short film presents a re-enactment of how the Jonker diamond was discovered in South Africa in 1905.

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