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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Lt. Robin Crusoe, U. S. N. (1966) as 2nd unit dir
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.
2.
The Monkey's Uncle (1965) as Assistant Director
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?
3.
That Darn Cat (1965) as Assistant Director
A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy neighbours also get in the act.
4.
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964) as Assistant Director
Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law.
5.
Mary Poppins (1964) as Assistant Director
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.
6.
Savage Sam (1963) as Assistant Director
7.
Son of Flubber (1963) as Assistant Director
An absent-minded professor gets into legal trouble because of his experiments with a gravity defying substance.
8.
Bon Voyage! (1962) as Assistant Director
The Willards from Terre Haute, Indiana travels abroad for the once-in-a-lifetime vacation in Paris, France. Harry Willard believes that the greatest problem will be avoiding tap water, but bringing his three children will prove to be more troublesome.
9.
Moon Pilot (1962) as Assistant Director
An astronaut dodges secret agents and a beautiful spy before his first moon trip.
10.
Omar Khayyam (1957) as 2d asst dir
Omar Khayyam was one of the greatest Persian poets. He was also a brilliant mathematician. Though his quatrains were written in the 11th century, they are still popular the world over. The details of his life are unknown, so this movie invents a biography for him and includes in it his real achievements - the invention of a new calendar and the penning of those epigrammatic poems. This film has him romancing a sultan's bride and foiling the assassin sect's plot to kill the sultan's son.
11.
The Proud and Profane (1956) as Assistant Director

Writer (feature film)

12.
Barefoot Executive, The (1995) as From Feature Screenplay
The career of a lowly, obscure employee at a national television network begins to take off when he discovers a chimpanzee with a unique talent -- accurately predicting which television shows will get high ratings.
13.
Computer Wore Tennis Shoes, The (1995) as Screenwriter
Television movie based on the 1970 Walt Disney feature film of the same name. The brain of an underachieving college student acquires all data stored on a computer network when lightning strikes the machine on which he's working.
14.
Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978) as Screenwriter
A tough father is out to take control of a small western town with the help of his twin sons: one a gunfighter, the other a mild-mannered coward. Before gaining control, they must first win an odd race and then oust the town's corrupt mayor.
15.
No Deposit, No Return (1976) as From Story
Two would-be safe-crackers `sort of' kidnap the two grandchildren of millionaire J. W. Osborne. In a story somewhat reminiscent of O. Henry's The Ransom of Red Chief, the ransom amount keeps getting smaller as the two children have the best vacation from boarding school ever with their two new friends.
16.
The Strongest Man in the World (1975) as Screenwriter
A student discovers the key to super strength by mixing chemicals with his breakfast cereal.
17.
Superdad (1974) as Screenwriter
Charlie McCready is a worried father. His daughter, Wendy will be attending college in the fall, and he feels the crowd she's hanging out with has no ambition, especially her boyfriend, Bart. He knows that Wendy's friends will all be attending the same college, so, he concocts a plan where Wendy will recieve a scholarship to a different college. This college being the same one where his wife attended. All goes as planned. Wendy attends Huttington and sees less of her old crowd. Soon Charlie's plan backfires, Wendy discovers her fathers scholarship plan and becomes rebellious. When she starts dating a hippie artist, Charlie realizes he has made a big mistake and must do something before Wendy goes too far.
18.
Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972) as Screenwriter
Dexter Riley is studying science at Medfield College. While working with two of his science major friends, they invent an invisibility spray. Before long, a group of thieves find out about the spray which would be the perfect tool in helping them in their next bank robbery and Dexter and his friends
19.
The Barefoot Executive (1971) as Screenwriter
A young man discovers a chimp with a knack for picking winning TV programs.

Producer (feature film)

20.
No Deposit, No Return (1976) as Co-Producer
Two would-be safe-crackers `sort of' kidnap the two grandchildren of millionaire J. W. Osborne. In a story somewhat reminiscent of O. Henry's The Ransom of Red Chief, the ransom amount keeps getting smaller as the two children have the best vacation from boarding school ever with their two new friends.
21.
Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972) as Associate Producer
Dexter Riley is studying science at Medfield College. While working with two of his science major friends, they invent an invisibility spray. Before long, a group of thieves find out about the spray which would be the perfect tool in helping them in their next bank robbery and Dexter and his friends
22.
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1970) as Assoc prod & writ
A problem student accidentally mind melds with a super computer.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

23.
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968) as Unit Manager
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?
24.
The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968) as Unit Production Manager
The Bower Family Band petitions the Democratic National Committee to sing a Grover Cleveland rally song at the 1888 convention, but decide instead to move to the Dakota territory on the urging of a suitor to their eldest daughter. There, Grampa Bower causes trouble with his pro-Cleveland ideas, as Dakota residents are overwhelmingly Republican, and hope to get the territory admitted as two states (North and South Dakota) rather than one in order to send four Republican senators to Washington. Cleveland opposed this plan, refusing to refer to Congress the plan to organize the Dakotas this way. When Cleveland wins the popular vote, but Harrison the presidency due to the electoral college votes, the Dakotans (particularly the feuding young couple) resolve to live together in peace, and Cleveland grants statehood to the two Dakotas before he leaves office (along with two Democrat-voting states, evening the gains for both parties).
25.
The Gnome-Mobile (1967) as Unit Manager
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.

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