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Sergei Petschnikoff

Sergei Petschnikoff



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Director (feature film)

The Collector (1965) as Asst dir, American staff
A disturbed young man kidnaps a woman he's been stalking.
The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964) as Assistant Director
A World War II 4-F saves the U.S. Navy when he's transformed into a dolphin.
Wall of Noise (1963) as Assistant Director
Story of an ambitious horse trainer working at the Hollywood Race Track.
The Chapman Report (1962) as Assistant Director
A research psychologist gets involved in the personal lives of four women.
A Fever in the Blood (1961) as Assistant Director
A former governor is murdered and his killer''''s trial is sensationalized in the media.
Larceny on the Air (1937) as Assistant Director
Four Days' Wonder (1937) as Assistant Director
The Invisible Ray (1936) as Assistant Director
A scientist becomes contaminated resulting in the death of anything he touches.
Beware of Ladies (1936) as Assistant Director
Dracula's Daughter (1936) as Assistant Director
A Hungarian countess seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence.
Lady Tubbs (1935) as 2nd unit asst dir
Storm over the Andes (1935) as Assistant Director
Little Man, What Now? (1934) as Assistant Director
Impoverished newlyweds travel from the country to Berlin to find success. At first, things look rosy, but when the Pinnebergs discover that the husband's stepmother--with whom they are now living--is a notorious madame, groom and pregnant bride must take to the road.
Gift of Gab (1934) as Assistant Director

Film Production - Main (feature film)

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970) as Production Manager
A psychiatrist falls in love with a patient's past life.
Marlowe (1969) as Unit Production Manager
Detective Philip Marlowe probes the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles in search of a woman's missing sister.
The Impossible Years (1968) as Unit Production Manager
A psychiatrist's mental health is tested when his daughter starts dating.
The Silencers (1966) as Unit Production Manager
In the first Matt Helm adventure, the over-sexed secret agent comes out of retirement to defend a nuclear testing ground.
Synanon (1965) as Unit Manager
Inmates at an innovative drug treatment center fight to kick heroin.
My Fair Lady (1964) as Unit Manager
A phonetics instructor bets that he can pass a street urchin off as a lady.
The FBI Story (1959) as Unit Manager
A dedicated FBI agent thinks back on the agency's battles against the Klan, organized crime and Communist spies.
A Stranger in My Arms (1959) as Unit Manager
Once Upon a Horse... (1958) as Unit Production Manager
Dan and Doc are incompetent desperados who plan to give crime one more try before going straight. Miss Amity Babb is the shapely toast of Empty Cup, Colorado who sets prices by Wall Street, never loses at poker, and rules the town (and the sheriff) with a cash register in a velvet glove. When Amity and our two heroes meet, the slapstick burlesque of Western cliches grows ever wilder...
The Restless Years (1958) as Unit Production Manager
A high school boy defies local gossip when he falls for an unstable woman┬┐s illegitimate daughter.
Party Girl (1958) as Unit Manager
A showgirl and a crooked lawyer try to break with a powerful mob boss.
Flood Tide (1958) as Unit Manager
The finding of a body on the beach leads to the conviction for murder of Bill Holleran (who claims innocence), thanks to the testimony of a 10-year-old boy, David Gordon. In flashback, Holleran's landlord Steve Martin recalls his prior involvement with David's widowed mother Anne, broken off because of the disabled boy's vindictive jealousy. Now that a man's life is at stake, Steve reluctantly re-enters the lives of the Gordons to find the truth. Is David a monster or just misunderstood?
The Female Animal (1958) as Unit Production Manager
Jaded movie star Vanessa Windsor, saved from a studio accident by handsome extra Chris Farley, pursues him, and soon he's the 'caretaker' of her beach house. Vanessa's sexy, alcoholic adult daughter Penny accidentally meets Chris, who rescues her from an 'octopus' boyfriend. Before you know it, Chris is involved with both mother and daughter, and his only way out is to take a job in a Mexican picture about man-eating orchids...
The Tattered Dress (1957) as Unit Production Manager
After a wild night, wealthy Michael Reston's adulterous wife Charleen comes home with her ripe young body barely concealed by a dress in rags; murder results. Top defense lawyer J.G. Blane, whose own marriage exists in name only, arrives in Desert View, Nevada to find the townsfolk and politically powerful Sheriff Hoak distinctly hostile to the Restons. In due course, Blane discovers he's been "taken for a ride," and that quiet desert communities can be deadly...
Joe Dakota (1957) as Unit Production Manager
All That Heaven Allows (1956) as Unit Production Manager
A lonely widow defies small-town gossip when she falls for a younger man.
The Square Jungle (1956) as Unit Production Manager
Grocery clerk Eddie Quaid, in danger of losing his father to alcoholism and his girl Julie through lack of career prospects, goes into boxing. His cop friend McBride finances him; ex-con Bernie Browne trains him. Three years later, he is a challenger for the championship, and Julie re-enters his life. Can she win him back from a predatory blonde? And why does the prospect of Eddie's winning worry Bernie more than his losing?
Walk the Proud Land (1956) as Unit Manager
A government agent tries to treat the Apaches with respect.
Francis in the Haunted House (1956) as Unit Production Manager
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955) as Unit Production Manager
Two bumblers get mixed up with Egyptian grave robbers and a murderous mummy.
Captain Lightfoot (1955) as Unit Production Manager
In 1815, Michael Martin, member of an Irish revolutionary society, turns highwayman to support it, and is forced to flee into outlawry. In Dublin, he meets famous rebel "Captain Thunderbolt" and becomes his second-in-command, "Lightfoot." 'Tis a perilous life, with captures, turncoats, rescues, and romance.
This Island Earth (1955) as Unit Production Manager
Dr. Meacham is chosen along with others by the inhabitants of the planet Metaluna to do research that will help save their dying planet. However, an evil scheme is uncovered by the suspecting Dr. Meacham when he discovers the Metalunan's plan to take over Earth. Dr. Meacham then escapes an exploding Metalunan built Earth lab along with Dr. Adams only to be kidnapped while flying away in a small plane. A flying saucer wisks both the scientists off to Metaluna where they are held accountable for blowing up the Metalunan Earth lab during their escape. They later escape there with the help of Exeter the friendly Metalunan. Metaluna then self destructs and the Doctors make it safely back to Earth, which is saved from Metalunan invasion.
Running Wild (1955) as Unit Production Manager
Playgirl (1954) as Production Manager
Nightclub singer Fran Davis (Shelley Winters) is out to educate her out-of-town friend Phyllis Matthews (Coleen Miller)on the ins-and-outs of life in the Big City. But, par for the course in this Joseph Pevney potboiler, publisher Mike Marsh (Barry Sullivan), Fran's lover and unhappy married man to begin with, falls in love with Phyllis. There is a misunderstanding of the situation by the two girls. The girls quarrel, Marsh is shot, Fran hits the skids and she and Phyllis, to say the least, are on the outs. Then Fran learns that Phyllis is about to be used unwittingly as a decoy in a murder. Fran rides to her friend's rescue.
Johnny Dark (1954) as Unit Manager
Automobile engineer, Johnny Dark (Tony Curtis), designs a radical new car. When the owner refuses to sponsor the car in a Canada to Mexico Sports-car race, Johnny, with the aid of the owner's grand-daughter (Piper Laurie), steals the car and runs the race against the favored driver, his ex-buddie.
All the Brothers Were Valiant (1953) as Unit Manager
Brothers on a whaling schooner become romantic rivals.
Stars in My Crown (1950) as Unit Manager
A parson uses six-guns and the Bible to bring peace to a Tennessee town.
Please Believe Me (1950) as Production Manager
Three men pursue a shipboard romance with a woman they think is an heiress.
Nancy Goes to Rio (1950) as Production Manager
Mother-and-daughter singers compete for the same role and the same man.
A Lady Without Passport (1950) as Unit Manager
A secret service agent falls in love with an illegal immigrant.
Shadow on the Wall (1950) as Unit Manager
A child is left mute by the sight of her stepmother's murder.
The Toast of New Orleans (1950) as Production Manager
A New Orleans fisherman fights snobbery to become an opera star.
The Kissing Bandit (1949) as Production Manager
A timid young man is forced to follow in his father's footsteps as a notorious masked bandit.
That Midnight Kiss (1949) as Production Manager
A singing truck driver battles snobbery to become a star.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949) as Production Manager
A beautiful woman takes over a turn-of-the-century baseball team.
The Sun Comes Up (1949) as Production Manager
Lassie helps an embittered woman find happiness with an orphaned boy.
Malaya (1949) as Production Manager
Two men join forces to smuggle rubber out of occupied Malaya during World War II.
Three Daring Daughters (1948) as Production Manager
Three young girls try to help their widowed mother find the right husband.
Luxury Liner (1948) as Production Manager
The daughter of a ship's captain becomes a sea-going cupid.
A Southern Yankee (1948) as Production Manager
A bellboy masquerades as a spy and lands behind enemy lines during the Civil War.
The Beginning or the End (1947) as Unit Manager
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
Presenting Lily Mars (1943) as Unit Manager
A small-town girl fights for her big chance on Broadway.
Smilin' Through (1941) as Production Manager
An embittered man threatens the love life of his niece, who's a dead ringer for his lost fiancee.
Third Finger, Left Hand (1940) as Unit Manager
A man-shy fashion editor pretends to be married until a suitor claims to be her husband.
Within the Law (1939) as Unit Manager
A wrongly convicted woman studies law and seeks her revenge.

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