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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Sound (feature film)

1.
Story Lady, The (1991)
A retired widow's excitement about doing a children's story hour on national television wanes when she is exploited by an advertising agency as "Granny Goodheart."
2.
True Colors (1991) as Sound Mixer
After they graduate from law school, best friends Peter Burton and Tim Gerrity find themselves working against each other. Burton stands for justice while Gerrity is out to accrue as much power as he can, however he can get it.
3.
Murder in High Places (1991)
A celebrated counterculture writer is elected mayor of a popular ski resort town and teams up with a former cop and pro football player to solve a murder cover-up.
4.
One Good Cop (1991) as Production Sound Mixer
The story of a Manhattan detective who takes charge of his partner's children, when his longtime friend and partner is killed in the line of duty.
5.
My Blue Heaven (1990) as Sound Mixer
Steve Martin and Rick Moraines go over the top in the laugh-out-loud crime comedy "My Blue Heaven" (1990). By-the-book FBI Agent Barney Coppersmith (Moraines) is assigned to protect larger-than-life crime-boss-turned-federal-witness Vinnie Anton Elli (Martin), but with the retired mobster's wild way
6.
Steel Magnolias (1989) as Sound Mixer
Small-town Southern women help each other through the trials of life.
7.
Die Hard (1988) as Sound Mixer
The movie that made Bruce WIllis a bona fide action superstar, "Die Hard" (1988) follows Willis' famous Detective John McClane as he inadvertently becomes embroiled in a hostage situation when his wife's office is taken over by German terrorists. An instant classic upon its release, "Die Hard" is a rip-roaring action film that set a precedent for all later movies in the genre. Alan Rickman also stars in a memorable performance as the devilish Hans Gruber, leader of the terrorist faction.
8.
Code Name: Dancer (1987)
An ex-secret agent who leads a one-woman invasion of Cuba to rescue an old colleague.
9.
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) as Sound Recording Mixer
After having their home devastated by malevolent spirits, the Freeling family was unable to convince the insurance company of what happened to the property, so unable to afford a new place of their own, Steve, Diane, and their two children move in with Diane's mother. But they soon learn that this house was also built over haunted ground. One hundred years earlier, a deranged cult leader killed his followers in the area and now his spirit has returned, intent on kidnapping their youngest child, Carol Anne. Once again, the Freelings call upon psychic medium Tangina Barrons to help them, and also enlist a Native American spiritualist named Taylor.
10.
Jinxed! (1982) as Sound Recording Mixer
After Don Siegel suffered a heart attack during production, Sam Peckinpah directed some of the film without credit. Screenwriter Frank D Gilroy removed his name from the finished film.
11.
Pennies From Heaven (1981) as Sound Recording
A traveling salesman's music-inspired dreams lead to tragedy.
12.
Pursuit Of D.B. Cooper, The (1981) as Sound
Jim Meade is a former Army man who has an imaginive robbery plan. Boarding an airliner under the name "D.B. Cooper," Meade hijacks the plane, holds it for $200,000 in ransom, and then parachutes into the woods near where his wife lives. Having recently separated, the couple reconcile and start to he
13.
The Formula (1980) as Sound Recording Mixer
A detective is in jeopardy after discovering a synthetic formula for gasoline.
14.
Amazing Captain Nemo, The (1978) as Sound Recording
Navy scientists find the legendary Captain Nemo living in suspended animation in his Nautilus on the bottom of the sea. He is revived and soon becomes involved in a war started by the King of Atlantis.
15.
Damien - Omen II (1978) as Sound Recording Mixer
Seven years later, Damien is just discovering who he really is, and what he is destined to do. Now living with his Aunt, Uncle, and cousin, Damien is anxious to inherit everything. Can Richard Thorn finish the job that Damien's father (Ambassador Thorn) started?
16.
Telefon (1977) as Sound Recording Mixer
A Russian agent travels to the U.S. to stop a crazed defector from triggering human time bombs.
17.
Sidewinder One (1977) as Sound
A motocross racer is working on developing a high-performance motorcycle and is pursuing a relationship with a wealthy young woman.
18.
The Shootist (1976) as Sound Recording Mixer
A dying gunfighter tries to set his affairs in order.
19.
Day Of The Animals (1976) as Sound
The thinning ozone layer unleashes enough radiation to cause several species of animals in the Sierras to go berserk and start attacking backpackers.
20.
Mame (1974) as Sound
The musical revolves around the antics of Mame Dennis (Lucille Ball), a fun-loving, wealthy eccentric with a flare for life and a razor sharp wit. Her life is suddenly changed when she becomes the guardian of her late brother's only child, Patrick Dennis. Her adventures take us from the speak-easies of the roaring 20's to the depression following the great Stock Market crash. She is rescued by a wealthy Southern plantation owner (Robert Preston), marries and is widowed suddenly, and through it all, manages to keep things under control. With some help from her dearest friend, Vera Charles (Bea Arthur), she helps keep things at 3 Beekman Place a rousing free-for-all.
21.
40 Carats (1973) as Sound Recording Mixer
An older woman unknowingly enters into a complicated love triange with a younger man.
22.
Diamonds Are Forever (1971) as Sound Recording
James Bond fights diamond smugglers and blackmailers in Las Vegas.
23.
The Christian Licorice Store (1971) as Sound Mixer
24.
The Hard Ride (1971) as Sound Mixer
A sergeant promised his dying friend that he would look after his motorcycle for him when he got home from Vietnam. After his discharge, the sergeant meets his friend's girlfriend and gets the bike, but runs into trouble with a group of bikers.
25.
The Bridge at Remagen (1969) as Sound
During WWII, German troops fight a desperate battle to hold their position.
26.
The Devil's 8 (1969) as Sound
27.
Wild in the Streets (1968) as Sound
Max Frost, a 24-year old rock star millionaire, joins causes with a California politician to get the vote for 15-year olds. He continues his master plan by helping elect one of his groupies to the senate. Max and his cohorts resort to trickery to get congress to lower the minimum age requirements for higher office, and he's on his way to the Oval Office with his youth-controlled police state agenda.
28.
The Devil's Brigade (1968) as Sound
Experienced soldiers and misfits join forces to create a World War II commando unit.
29.
8 on the Lam (1967) as Sound
After he is falsely accused of embezzling at the bank where he works, a widower, his seven children, and their maid find themselves on the lam.
30.
The Bubble (1966) as Sound
A couple encounter mysterious atmospheric effects in an airplane and find themselves in a town where people behave oddly. They eventually escape.
31.
Frankie and Johnny (1966) as Sd mix
A riverboat gambler has to choose between his true love and the woman who's his lucky charm.
32.
Way ... Way Out (1966) as Sound
The Americans and Russians each have a two-person base on the Moon The Americans have had to keep replacing their astronaut teams because they quickly go crazy; they have been using only male astronauts on the unspoken assumption that this would avoid any possibility of impropriety. The Russians, as godless Communists, are under no such constraints, and their male-female team has remained well-adjusted At the start of the film, a male and female American astronaut team is sent up to replace the sex-starved all-male team. The government insists on them being married first to preserve morality. Most of the story revolves around the eventual consummation of this marriage of convenience, and around their relationship with their Russian neighbors, who keep casually dropping by.
33.
Lord Love a Duck (1966) as Sound
A high-school misfit devotes his life to turning a bubbly blonde into a social success.
34.
War Is Hell (1964) as Sound
35.
The Boy Who Caught a Crook (1961) as Sound
With the help of his puppy, a young boy tracks down a gangster.
36.
The Phantom Planet (1961) as Sound
The mysterious appearance of an unknown planet brings miniature people, giant monsters, beautiful women and undaunted heroes to the screen. The self-contained planet "Rheton" has the ability to move in and out of galaxies to escape their enemies. Earth sends an astronaut team to investigate, which discovers miniature people. One astronaut survives to help them fight off monsters and Solorite attacks.
37.
Angel Baby (1961) as Sd mix
Married promoters try to turn a faith healer into a gold mine.
38.
Buffalo Gun (1961) as Sound
39.
Vice Raid (1960) as Sound
A prostitute sets out to frame a cop.
40.
Chartroose Caboose (1960) as Sound
41.
The Music Box Kid (1960) as Sound
A gangster's heartless ways lead his wife to rebel.
42.
The Diary of a High School Bride (1959) as Sound Mixer
43.
Invisible Invaders (1959) as Sound
Invisible aliens use newly raised corpses to conquer the Earth.
44.
Tank Commando (1959) as Sound Mixer
45.
Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959) as Sound
After local-moonshine swilling trapper Lem Sawyer (George Cisar) sees a giant creature, people start disappearing. While searching for illegal traps Steve Benton (Ken Clark) and Nan Greyson, his girl-friend (Jan Shepard) find Lem dying with giant sucker wounds on his body. One couple Liz Walker (Yvette Vickers) and Cal Moulton (Michael Emmett), forced into the water by her enraged husband Dave Walker (Bruno Ve Sota), gets taken by the leeches. When police refuse to believe Dave's story, he hangs himself. Soon after this, 2 more trappers disappear, the local Game Warden Steve Benton gets involved. He and Nan's father Dr Greyson (Tyler McVey) realize that the people were taken by the leeches and the leeches live in caves under the swamp. Using dynamite, the 4 missing bodies are discovered and the leeches are destroyed.
46.
Inside the Mafia (1959) as Sound
A mobster out to rule the underworld takes hostages at an international airport.
47.
It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958) as Sound
A blood-sucking monster stalks the crew of a U.S. spaceship.
48.
Hong Kong Confidential (1958) as Sound
Secret agents set out to rescue a kidnapped Arab prince.
49.
Bullwhip (1958) as Recording
50.
Seven Guns to Mesa (1958) as Recording
51.
The Spider (1958) as Sound Recording
When a man doesn+t come home one night his daughter and her boyfriend go out searching and encounter a giant spider in a cave near the man+s wrecked car. Coming back with the Sheriff, the spider is seemingly killed by DDT spraying, and the body then hauled for storage in the high school gymnasium. However, a loud dose of rock music by a teenage garage band revives the arachnid and sends it rampaging through the town.
52.
The Screaming Skull (1958) as Sound
53.
Voodoo Woman (1957) as Sound
Deep in the jungles a mad scientist is using the natives+ voodoo for his experiments to create an indestructible being to serve his will. When a party of gold seekers stumbles upon his village, the scientist realizes that Marilyn the expedition+s evil leader is the perfect subject for his work.
54.
Monkey on My Back (1957) as Sound
Real-life prizefighter Barney Ross fights drug addiction to get back into the ring.
55.
Hell Canyon Outlaws (1957) as Sound Mixer
56.
The Women of Pitcairn Island (1957) as Sound
Eighteen years have passed since the arrival of the Bounty mutineers on Pitcairn Island. The last of these mutineers has just died and the island is now populated solely by their widows and children including Thursday October Christian, son of Fletcher Christian. Onto this island now comes a band of shipwrecked sailors, bringing with them a lust for women and a greed for black pearls.
57.
Calypso Joe (1957) as Sound Recording
A stewardess and a television star become romantically involved.
58.
Chicago Confidential (1957) as Sound
A union president fights off organized crime only to find himself framed for murder.
59.
I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957) as Sound
Professor Frankenstein, a university lecturer with an alligator pit under his house, steals body parts of dead athletes from the wreckage of a crashed airplane. He builds a hunky male monster with a hideously disfigured face, which goes on a campus killing spree.
60.
Gun Duel in Durango (1957) as Sound
A reformed outlaw takes on his old gang.
61.
It Conquered the World (1956) as Sound
One of several remaining members of its race, an alien from Venus is guided to Earth by disgruntled scientist Tom Anderson, who tells it which humans it should attach mind control devices to. Among them is his old friend, fellow scientist Paul Nelson. Nelson, after killing a flying bat-thing which carries the device, finally persuades the paranoid Anderson that he's been wrong to ally himself with an alien bent on world domination. They hurriedly leave when they discover Tom's wife has picked up a rifle and gone to the alien's cave to try to kill it.
62.
Stagecoach to Fury (1956) as Sound
63.
Flesh and the Spur (1956) as Sound
64.
65.
Yaqui Drums (1956) as Recording
Mexican bandit Yaqui Jack (J. Carroll Naish) and his men hold up a stage coach, kill the driver and guard and are robbing the passengers, ranch owner Matt Quigg (Roy Roberts), his son Lute (Robert Hutton) and Linda (Mary Castle), when they in turn are ambushed by Lefty (Denver Pyle) and his gang. Yaqui Jack is shot but escapes and reaches the camp of Webb Dunham (Rod Cameron), who treats his wounds. They separate with Webb going to the ranch of his brother who has been murdered. Suspicion turns on Matt, who claims title to the brother's ranch, and has Webb brutally beaten after ordering him from the property. Webb goes to Matt's saloon, where Linda sings, and she and Webb had been in love in California. Webb retaliates against Matt for his beating, and Matt hires Lefty to kill Webb. Lefty, waiting in Webb's cabin to ambush him, is overpowered by Yaqui Jack who has returned to help the man who aided him, and asks Webb to join him and his friends in their fight to free Mexico. Matt, Lute, Linda and Lefty and the sheriff (Ray Walker) are kidnapped by Yaqui Indians, as is Webb, who shot a Yaqui grabbing Linda. They are taken across the border to be held for ransom, where Lefty confesses to Webb that he had killed Webb's brother on Matt's orders. Lute, with no intentions of returning, persuades his father to let him go across the border to get the ransom money but Linda, whom he had married the night before, refuses to go with him. Matt learns of the intended deceit deceit, and accidently kills Lute. Yaqui Jack is killed as he dfies the Mexican Army authorities who escort Webb, Linda, the sheriff and the now-demented Matt back across the border.
66.
Toughest Man Alive (1955) as Recording
67.
The Silver Star (1955) as Sound
68.
Treasure of Ruby Hills (1955) as Recording
69.
The Big Tip Off (1955) as Recording
70.
Betrayed Women (1955) as Recording
The governor appoints lawyer Jeff Darrow (Tom Drake) to open an investigation on the reported cruelties inflicted on the inmates of the Bayou Reformatory For Women. The investigation is opposed by Mrs. Ballard(Esther Dale), head of the prison, whose moronic brother, Cletus (John Dierkes), is keeper of the prison bloodhounds. Nora Collins (Peggy Knudsen), once engaged to Jeff, but now an inmate because she had stolen to protect her brother, is resentful of prison methods and particularly bitter against the sadistic methods of a brutal prison guard named Darcy (Sara Haden.)Honey Blake (Beverly Michaels) and Kate (Carole Mathews)unsuccessfully try to use Cletus in an escape attempt. But they try a second escape using Jeff, Nora and Mrs. Ballard as hostages. Mabry (John Damler), Kate's gangland lover, hears of the escape and knowing she will go where she had hidden $50,000 gets there ahead of her.
71.
Two-Gun Lady (1955) as Sd man
Karen Marshall arrives in the town controlled by Jud Ivers posing as Kate Masters. Her traveling companion taught her to shoot and she puts on her sharpshooting act at the saloon. But her main objective in returning is to find and kill the man that murdered her mother when she was a girl. That man is Ivers' son and when her true identity becomes known she is ready to face him in a gunfight.
72.
Night Freight (1955) as Recording
73.
Las Vegas Shakedown (1955) as Recording
74.
Thunder Pass (1954) as Recording
75.
Port of Hell (1954) as Recording
The new warden of a large American harbor raises the hackles of sailors and fishermen by his strict enforcement of all the safety rules. He takes the time, though, to romance the sister of his biggest rival.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

76.
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
After having their home devastated by malevolent spirits, the Freeling family was unable to convince the insurance company of what happened to the property, so unable to afford a new place of their own, Steve, Diane, and their two children move in with Diane's mother. But they soon learn that this house was also built over haunted ground. One hundred years earlier, a deranged cult leader killed his followers in the area and now his spirit has returned, intent on kidnapping their youngest child, Carol Anne. Once again, the Freelings call upon psychic medium Tangina Barrons to help them, and also enlist a Native American spiritualist named Taylor.
77.
Jinxed! (1982)
After Don Siegel suffered a heart attack during production, Sam Peckinpah directed some of the film without credit. Screenwriter Frank D Gilroy removed his name from the finished film.
78.
Pennies From Heaven (1981)
A traveling salesman's music-inspired dreams lead to tragedy.
79.
Pursuit Of D.B. Cooper, The (1981)
Jim Meade is a former Army man who has an imaginive robbery plan. Boarding an airliner under the name "D.B. Cooper," Meade hijacks the plane, holds it for $200,000 in ransom, and then parachutes into the woods near where his wife lives. Having recently separated, the couple reconcile and start to he
80.
The Formula (1980)
A detective is in jeopardy after discovering a synthetic formula for gasoline.
81.
Amazing Captain Nemo, The (1978)
Navy scientists find the legendary Captain Nemo living in suspended animation in his Nautilus on the bottom of the sea. He is revived and soon becomes involved in a war started by the King of Atlantis.
82.
Damien - Omen II (1978)
Seven years later, Damien is just discovering who he really is, and what he is destined to do. Now living with his Aunt, Uncle, and cousin, Damien is anxious to inherit everything. Can Richard Thorn finish the job that Damien's father (Ambassador Thorn) started?
83.
Telefon (1977)
A Russian agent travels to the U.S. to stop a crazed defector from triggering human time bombs.
84.
Sidewinder One (1977)
A motocross racer is working on developing a high-performance motorcycle and is pursuing a relationship with a wealthy young woman.
85.
The Shootist (1976)
A dying gunfighter tries to set his affairs in order.
86.
Day Of The Animals (1976)
The thinning ozone layer unleashes enough radiation to cause several species of animals in the Sierras to go berserk and start attacking backpackers.
87.
Mame (1974)
The musical revolves around the antics of Mame Dennis (Lucille Ball), a fun-loving, wealthy eccentric with a flare for life and a razor sharp wit. Her life is suddenly changed when she becomes the guardian of her late brother's only child, Patrick Dennis. Her adventures take us from the speak-easies of the roaring 20's to the depression following the great Stock Market crash. She is rescued by a wealthy Southern plantation owner (Robert Preston), marries and is widowed suddenly, and through it all, manages to keep things under control. With some help from her dearest friend, Vera Charles (Bea Arthur), she helps keep things at 3 Beekman Place a rousing free-for-all.
88.
40 Carats (1973)
An older woman unknowingly enters into a complicated love triange with a younger man.

Sound (TV Mini-Series)

89.
Sybil (1976)
When Sybil, a shy elementary school teacher, suffers a nervous breakdown, psychologist Dr. Wilbur Sybil instantly knows that it is connected to a deeper issue. Over the course of Sybil's therapy, details of an abusive childhood unfold as a great number of distinct personalities, all residing within

Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)

90.
Sybil (1976)
When Sybil, a shy elementary school teacher, suffers a nervous breakdown, psychologist Dr. Wilbur Sybil instantly knows that it is connected to a deeper issue. Over the course of Sybil's therapy, details of an abusive childhood unfold as a great number of distinct personalities, all residing within

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