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Birth Place: Profession: Art Department ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Art Director (feature film)

1.
Gus (1976) as Art Direction
The California Atoms are in last place with no hope of moving up. But by switching the mule from team mascot to team member, (He can kick 100 yard field goals!) they start winning, and move up in the rankings, Hurrah! The competition isn't so happy.

Art Department (feature film)

2.
The Black Hole (1979) as Set Decorator
Researchers discover a lost space ship on the edge of a black hole.
3.
Return From Witch Mountain (1978) as Set Decorator
A mad scientist kidnaps an alien teen with amazing powers.
4.
Herbie Goes To Monte Carlo (1977) as Set Decorator
Thieves plant stolen diamonds under the hood of a magical Volkswagen.
5.
Treasure of Matecumbe (1976) as Set Decorator
In the mid-1800s, two boys hunt for buried treasure in the Florida Keys. They are helped in their search by three grown-ups who each have their own reasons for wanting to find the treasure, and they are all followed by a gang of crooks.
6.
Hindenburg, The (1975) as Set Decorator
Sabotage causes the airship Hindenburg to crash on arrival at New York in this disaster film.
7.
Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972) as Set Decoration
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
8.
Scandalous John (1971) as Set Decoration
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.
9.
The Barefoot Executive (1971) as Set Decoration
A young man discovers a chimp with a knack for picking winning TV programs.
10.
The Boatniks (1970) as Set Decoration
11.
Rascal (1969) as Set Decoration
A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of Rascal, both father and son realize their responsibility to each other.
12.
Never a Dull Moment (1968) as Set Decoration
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.
13.
The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968) as Set Decoration
Frederick Bolton has to solve two problems. First, his boss has instructed him to come up with a reasonable campaign to promote a new product, a stomach pill named "Aspercel" - by tomorrow. The second problem is Fred's daugther, Helen. She is absolutely fond of horses, takes riding classes and has already had decent success in some competitions. Her biggest wish is to own a horse herself, a dream her father cannot afford at all. Now Fred tries to solve both problems at once by simply combining them: A horse named "Aspercel", ridden by his daugther should bring the name of the pill into the papers and make Helen happy, too. But there's still one more obstacle: Helen and Aspercel of course have to win a few prices to make this idea work...
14.
The Happiest Millionaire (1967) as Set Decoration
A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young men around town all fear him. Wouldn't you fear a father-in-law that keeps alligators for pets and teaches boxing at his daily Bible classes? Cordelia decides to run off to boarding school and promptly finds the man of her dreams. Unfortunately, his family doesn't approve of Biddle's outrageous antics, either. A Disney musical punctuated by snappy songs and an energetic debut by Tommy Steele. This is reportedly one of the last live- action films Walt Disney personally oversaw.
15.
Monkeys, Go Home! (1967) as Set Decoration
Henry Dussard (Dean Jones), a young American, inherits a picturesque but badly neglected olive farm in southern France and is determined to make it operational again despite cautionary advice from the local priest (Maurice Chevalier) and a pretty villager (Yvette Mimieux). Desperate for laborers, the inventive Dussard turns to the zaniest crew of olive pickers ever recruited - four mischievous monkeys! As former members of an Air Force space team, these intelligent chimps quickly pick up on their new responsibilities - but prove to have a turbulent effect on the local townspeople.
16.
Follow Me, Boys! (1966) as Set Decoration
Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop 1. Becoming more and more involved with the scout troop, he finds his plans to become a lawyer being put on the back burner, until he realizes that his life has been fulfilled helping the youth of the small town.
17.
Lt. Robin Crusoe, U. S. N. (1966) as Set Decoration
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.
18.
The Ugly Dachshund (1966) as Set Decoration
Fran Garrison's all in a tizzy because her prize Dachshund, Danke, is having pups, and she has hopes of one of the pups becoming a champion. But at the vet's, her husband Jim is talked into letting Danke wetnurse a Great Dane pup that's been abandoned by his mother. And Jim wants to keep the Great Dane. But Brutus has this problem: he thinks he's a dachshund and he's too big to be a lapdog. But when Fran ridicules Brutus one too many times, Jim's got a plan to prove to everyone (and Fran) that a great dane can be far more than just an ugly dachshund.
19.
A Tiger Walks (1964) as Set Decoration
A tiger escapes from a circus truck as it passes by a small town, and hides itself in the surrounding woods. This throws the town into a panic and everyone wants the animal killed immediately, except for the daughter of the sheriff. She wants to capture the tiger and put it in a zoo, thereby saving the tiger's life. Her determination starts a nationwide campaign among children to raise the money to buy the tiger from the circus, but first, she, her father and an Indian tiger trainer must find the tiger before the National Guard do, who have orders to kill it on sight.
20.
Summer Magic (1963) as Set Decoration
Disney musical about Mother Carey, a Bostonian widow and her three children who move to Maine. Postmaster Osh Popham helps them move into a run-down old house and fixes it up for them. It's not entirely uninhabited, though; the owner, a Mr. Hamilton, is a mysterious character away in Europe, but Osh assures them he won't mind their living there, since he won't be coming home for a long time yet. The children and a cousin who comes to live with them have various adventures before an unexpected visitor shows up.
21.
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962) as Set Decoration
A Hawaiian fisherman is torn between a sexy nightclub singer and a nice girl with a secret.
22.
The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962) as Set Decoration
American undercover agents in Rome during World War II try to thwart the Axis.
23.
Escape from Zahrain (1962) as Set Decoration
24.
The Pleasure of His Company (1961) as Set Decoration
Fred Astaire, Lilli Palmer, Debbie Reynolds, Tab Hunter, Charlie Ruggles. Playboy Fred Astaire returns home to attend his daughter's wedding and falls in love all over again with his ex-wife, Lilli Palmer, in this chic romantic comedy directed by George Seaton (A DAY AT THE RACES).
25.
On the Double (1961) as Set Decoration
An American serviceman in World War II is forced to stand in for a British spy.
26.
The Scarlet Hour (1956) as Set Decoration
27.
The Proud and Profane (1956) as Set Decoration
28.
Secret of the Incas (1954) as Set Decoration
An Inca legend says the Inca Empire was destroyed by the gods when a gold and jeweled starburst was stolen from the Temple of the Sun centuries ago, and the ancient civilization will spring anew when the treasure is returned. The natives want it but so does Harry Steele (Charlton Heston), an American adventurer of slightly-shady ways who wants it for personal gain, as does his adversary (Thomas Mitchell), a grizzled old man even more into skullduggery than Steele. The latter teams up with Elena Antonescu (Nicole Maurey), an Iron Curtain refugee fleeing from the MKVD. She can help him get a plane and he can help her escape Peru for the relative safety of Mexico.Is there a chance they will end up in a bickering love-hate relationship?...Is there a chance an American archaelogist, Dr. Stanley Moorehead (Robert Young), will come along as one corner of a romantic triangle?...Is there a chance that Yma Sumac (billed third on the posters and ads and special billed in the film), who can't act but can sing, will sing a few songs?...Is there a chance that these trite-sounding questions will develop into a film that is far from trite and vastly entertaining? Dang right, there is. Check it out.

Art Department (TV Mini-Series)

29.
Donovan's Kid (1979) as Set Decorator

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