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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Vertigo (1958) as Loc asst dir
A detective falls for the mysterious woman he''s been hired to tail.
2.
Footsteps in the Night (1957) as Assistant Director
The fifth and last of the Ben Schwab productions starring Bill Elliott as a L.A. sheriff's department detective begins with Henry Johnson (Douglas Dick) being sought by the sheriff's office for the murder of his neighbor and friend,Fred Horner (Robert Shayne), whose strangled body was found in Johnson's motel apartement. Lieutenant Andy Doyle (Bill Elliott) of the Los Angeles sheriff's department learns that Johnson had been an avid card-playing gambler, and had frequently argued violently with the deceased. Trailing Johnson's fiancee, Mary Raikin (Eleanore Tanin), the police capture Johnson, who insists he did not kill Horner, but fled in panic when he discovered Johnson's body in his room after an absence of only a few minutes. It is discovered that a wealthy tenant of an adjacent motel, Bradbury (James Flavin), bears a resemblence to the murdered man, and in order to set him up as a decoy, Doyle suggests the Bradbury spread the word he is leaving for his home the next day. That night, the real killer,Pat Orvello (Gregg Palmer), sneaks into Bradbury's room to rob him, but is shot and captured by Doyle and his men. Earlier, the robber/killer had mistaken the neighboring motels, killed the wrong man in his robbery attempt, and had left the body in Johnson's room.
3.
Hold That Hypnotist (1957) as Assistant Director
Hypnotism sends the Bowery Boys to battle pirates in the 17th century.
4.
Last of the Bad Men (1957) as Assistant Director
5.
Legend of the Lost (1957) as Assistant Director
Three adventurers search for a treasure in a forbidden desert temple.
6.
Navy Wife (1956) as Assistant Director
7.
Calling Homicide (1956) as Assistant Director
The third of five films (Dial Red-O, Sudden Danger, Calling Homicide, Footsteps in the Night and Chain of Evidence in release order and released across a full period of two years) in which Bill Elliott played a detective lieutenant (Andy Flynn in the first one, Doyle in the others) in the Los Angeles homicide department) with all five produced by Ben Schwab but a different director on each one. Lieutenant Andy Doyle (Bill Elliott) of the Los Angeles Sheriff;s homicide department, while investigation the mysterious dynamiting death of a young policeman, discovers that the strangling-murder of Francine Norman, owner of a modeling school, is linked with the firsy killing. While questioning those connected with the school, manager Darlene Adams (Jeanne Cooper), and executives Allen Gilmore (Thomas B. Henry) and Tony Fuller (Lyle Talbot), Lt. Doyle and his aide, Detective Sergeant Mike Duncan (Don Haggerty), find there is a blackmailing "baby racket" being run in conjunction with the school. Suspicion points to construction company owner Jim Haddix (Myron Healey) who had been in love with Francine. All evidence of the baby extortion racket is destroyed by an explosion, and the hunt narrows down to one man, the school handyman.
8.
Crashing Las Vegas (1956) as Assistant Director
When an electric shock turns one of them into a psychic, the Bowery Boys invade Las Vegas.
9.
The First Texan (1956) as Assistant Director
After arriving in Texas to escape a scandal back east, a lawyer becomes involved in the independence of Texas.
10.
Three for Jamie Dawn (1956) as Assistant Director
11.
Spy Chasers (1955) as Assistant Director
The Bowery Boys get mixed up with an exiled king and a murderous band of spies.
12.
At Gunpoint (1955) as Assistant Director
13.
Seven Angry Men (1955) as Assistant Director
A fanatical abolitionist leads a personal war against slave owners in Kansas.
14.
Dial Red O (1955) as Assistant Director
The first of the five films where Bill Elliott played a detective lieutenant in the L.A Sheriff's department, Dial Red "O" (the correct title with the number 0 (zero), as on a telephone dial, shown in ") opens with war-torn veteran Ralph Wyatt (Keith Larsen) getting word that his wife is divorcing him, and he flees the psychiatric ward of the veteran's hospital, wanting to talk to her. His escape touches off an all-out manhunt, led by Lieutenant Andy Flynn (Bill Elliott) of the sheriff's department. Wyatt's wife, Connie (Helene Stanley) is having an affair with Norman Roper (Paul Picerni), a judo expert in Wyatt's old Marine unit. When Roper refuses to divorce his own wife (Regina Gibson) to marry Connie, they have a violent quarrel in Connie's apartment. Roper kills Connie and incriminates Wyatt, who is arrested and held on suspicion of homicide. Convinced that Roper is the real murderer, Wyatt escapes from his cell in the Hollywood Sheriff's office, and goes to Roper's home. Lt. Flynn has discovered evidence pointing to Roper as the killer, and arrives in time to prevent Wyatt from killing him. Jazzman Shorty Rogers (and his Giants) are also on hand as part of the Hollywood night life. The Elliott role name was changed to Andy Doyle for the following four films in the series, as there was a real Andy Flynn working in law enforcement in Los Angeles.
15.
Bowery to Bagdad (1955) as Assistant Director
The Bowery Boys unleash an Arabian nightmare when they find Alladin's magic lamp.
16.
Bobby Ware Is Missing (1955) as Assistant Director
17.
The Adventures of Hajji Baba (1954) as Assistant Director
In Ispahan, Persia, Hajji Baba (John Derek) is leaving his father's shop to seek a greater fortune, while the Princess Fawzia (Elaine Stewart) is trying to talk her father, the Caliph (Donald Randolph) into giving her in marriage to Nur-El-Din (Paul Picerni), a rival prince known far and wide as mean and fickle. Her father intends Fawzia for Fawzia to marry a friend and ally, and makes plans to send her to him. But a courier brings word from Nur-El-Din that an escort awaits Fawzia on the outskirts of the city and she escapes the palace disguised as a boy. Hajji encounters the escort-warrior (Paul Baxley) at the rendezvous spot, is attacked and beats up the escort with his barber's tools. The princess arrives and mistakes Hajji as the escort until he mistakes the emerald ring sent by Nur-El-Din to Fawzia as the prize to be delivered. In her efforts to escape him, her turban becomes unbound and Hajji realizes that the girl herself is the treasure Nur-El-Din awaits. Hajji promises to escort her and they spend the night with the caravan of Osman Aga (Thomas Gomez), who invites them to stay for the dancing girls, among them, the incomparable Ayesha (Rosemarie Bowe). The pair are overtaken by the Caliph's guards sent to bring Fawzia back, but the guards are driven off by an invading army of Turcoman women, a band of fierce and beautiful women who prey on passing merchants.
18.
Paris Playboys (1954) as Assistant Director
When one of the Bowery Boys impersonates a missing French professor, the group ends up battling spies.
19.
The Golden Idol (1954) as Assistant Director
The Lost Idol of Watusi, a valuable archeological treasure, has come into the hands of Bomba (Johnny Sheffield). Murderous Arabian chieftain Ali Ben Mamoud (Paul Gulifoye) hires the equally unscrupulous soldier of fortune Joe Hawkins (Lane Bradford) to get the treasure. British museum scientist Karen Marsh (Anne Kimbell), Commissioner Barnes (Leonard Mudie), his number one boy Eli (Smoki Whitfield) and Ezekiel (James Adamson) are also seeking the Idol. Hawkins and his native henchman, Gomo (Roy Glenn), double-cross Mamoud and set out to get the treasure for themselves. Things go downhill for them after Bomba takes an active hand; he overpowers Hawkins in an underwater fight and Mamoud is drowned in the coils of a huge water snake. District policemen Reed (William Tannen) and Graves (Don Harvey) place the surviving plotters under arrest, and Bomba and his chimp Kimbbo fade away in the jungle as Barnes, Karen and Eli disappear by boat over the waters of Pongola Basin (played by Monogram's back lot).
20.
Killer Leopard (1954) as Assistant Director
The jungle boy fights a rampaging cat to help a movie star find her missing husband.
21.
The Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters (1954) as Assistant Director
The Bowery Boys battle a family of mad scientists.
22.
Hiawatha (1952) as Assistant Director
Vince Edwards, Yvette Dugay, Keith Larsen, Gene Iglesias, Armando Sylvestre, & Morris Ankrum as Igaoo. Intended for juvenile audiences, this loose adaptation of the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem features Vince Edwards (prior to his successful TV series, BEN CASEY) as a Chippewa Indian warrior en route to the Dakota territory where he hopes to prevent an attack on his people
23.
African Treasure (1952) as Assistant Director
Bomba the Jungle Boy takes on diamond smugglers.
24.
Fort Osage (1952) as Assistant Director
Rod Cameron, Jane Nigh, Morris Ankrum, Douglas Kennedy, John Ridgely. Trail scout Rod Cameron is hired to lead a wagon train through Indian territory after two unscrupulous white men violate an important treaty with the redskins.
25.
Rodeo (1952) as Assistant Director
Nancy Cartwright (Jane Nigh) is determined to collect an $1,800 feed bill owed to her father Harry Cartwright (Frank Ferguson) by a rodeo association. Instead, she is atlked into assuming management of the rodeo by Slim Martin (John Archer) and the other performes when they learn the promoter has run off with the cash receipts. Slim and Nancy fall in love and the rodeo is beginning to prosper under her guidance. A thoughtless remark by her to Barbecue Jones (Wallace Ford), a one-time champion, now an old man, forces him to prove his fitness as a rider, with the result of being badly injured. All of the performers, including Slim, refuse to be associated with Nancy and the rodeo breaks up. Barbecue recovers and tells the hands that Nancy paid for his hospital bills with monies accumulated for her father's feed bill. The crew is rounded up and Nancy is once again prevailed upon to return as manager. She succeeds in placing the rodeo into the bigtime circuit, proving mostly that the writers of this had not an inkling of how rodeos actually work...then or now.
26.
The Rose Bowl Story (1952) as Assistant Director
27.
Jet Job (1952) as Assistant Director
28.
Army Bound (1952) as Assistant Director
29.
Hold That Line (1952) as Assistant Director
The Bowery Boys crash college when one of them lands on the football team.
30.
The Lion Hunters (1951) as Assistant Director
Bomba the Jungle Boy defends his animal friends from a team of unscrupulous hunters.
31.
I Was an American Spy (1951) as Assistant Director
A war widow spies for the U.S. in Japanese-occupied Manila.
32.
Blue Blood (1951) as Assistant Director
33.
Father Takes the Air (1951) as Assistant Director
34.
According to Mrs. Hoyle (1951) as Assistant Director
35.
Disc Jockey (1951) as Assistant Director
36.
Father's Wild Game (1950) as Assistant Director
37.
County Fair (1950) as Assistant Director
38.
Mississippi Rhythm (1949) as Assistant Director
39.
Bad Men of Tombstone (1949) as Assistant Director
40.
Fighting Fools (1949) as Assistant Director
The Bowery Boys help a boxer break up a fight-fixing gang.
41.
The Sky Dragon (1949) as Assistant Director
42.
Henry, the Rainmaker (1949) as Assistant Director
43.
I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes (1948) as Assistant Director
Tom (Don Castle) and Ann (Elyse Knox) are a down-and-out dance team, and while Don seeks engagements, Ann works as an instructor at a dance academy, with Detective Judd (Regis Toomey) one of the many customers she meets. On a hot summer night Tom, awaken from his sleep, tosses his only pair of shoes out the window to quiet two noisy cats. He goes down to retrieve them and can't find them, but Ann discovers them in front of their door the next morning. A near-by recluse is found murdered in his old shack that same day while Tom finds a wallet filled with old $20 bills. Footprints, bearing an imprint like those on a tap-dancer's shoes, plus Don's new-found wealth combine to make a good circumstantial evidence case for Judd against Tom and he is convicted. On the night before his execution, Ann seeks Judd's help in proving Tom is innocent. He turns up a suspect, Kosloff (Robert Lowell), but an air-tight alibi clears him.
44.
Jinx Money (1948) as Assistant Director
The Bowery Boys find a dead gangster's loot-and the mob out to get it back.

Cinematography (feature film)

45.
The Cowboys (1972) as Cam asst
When his crew quits, a veteran cattleman trains schoolboys for the big drive.
46.
Summer of '42 (1971) as 2d asst cam
A high school student falls in love, for the first time, with a World War II bride.

Producer (feature film)

47.
Safari Drums (1953) as Associate Producer
A group of movie makers arrive in Africa to make a film about jungle wildlife.
48.
Kansas Pacific (1953) as Associate Producer
Sterling Hayden, Eve Miller, Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon, Tom Fadden, Reed Hadley, Clayton Moore, Jonathan Hale. Prior to the outbreak of the Civil War, an army engineer (Sterling Hayden) is sent to speed up work on the completion of the Kansas Pacific Railroad which is being slowed down by Confederate sympathizers.
49.
Cow Country (1953) as Associate Producer
A hired hand gets caught between a noble rancher and ruthless land grabbers.
50.
White Lightning (1953) as Associate Producer
The Red Devils, a professional ice hockey team, owned by Jack Monohan (Steve Brodie), is in the midst of a long losing streak, due to bribes being accepted from gamblers by the star player. When the team is joined by cocky Mike Connors (Stanley Clements), a boyhood friend of Jack's, they begin to regain their former winning ways. Mike becomes a star who cannot be stopped, but is disliked by his teammates becuase of his selfish play. Jack tries to keek Mike away from his sister Margaret (Barbara Bestar), who is in love with him, which leads to a bloody fight between the two men. The angry Mike accepts a bribe from gambler Rocky Gilbratar (Lyle Talbot) to throw the big final game. But during the game, an appeal from a young boy who idolizes him, Davey (Duncan Richardson), sets Mike on the right road, and his unselfish play helps win the game.
51.
Bomba and the Jungle Girl (1952) as Associate Producer
The jungle hero tries to find out who killed his parents.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

52.
The Landlord (1970) as Prod supv
A spoiled rich boy buys a Brooklyn tenement and gets mixed up in his tenants'' lives.
53.
Cannon for Cordoba (1970) as Prod supv
A ruthless Mexican general captures the army platoon sent to stop him.
54.
The Hawaiians (1970) as Prod supv
A wanderer returns home only to find political turmoil, disease and romantic difficulties.
55.
Halls of Anger (1970) as Prod supv
A former basketball star returns home to teach and lands in the middle of racial tensions.
56.
They Call Me MISTER Tibbs (1970) as Prod supv
A police detective's investigation of a prostitute's murder points to his best friend.
57.
Some Kind of a Nut (1969) as Prod supv
A banker who's lost his job for growing a beard embraces the cultural revolution.
58.
The Strangler (1964) as Production Manager
A lab technician with low self esteem, brought on by his dominant mother, becomes a serial killer of female nurses.
59.
The Gun Hawk (1963) as Prod supv
Rory Calhoun, Rod Cameron, Ruta Lee, Rod Lauren, Morgan Woodward, Robert J. Wilke, John Litel. A former gunfighter, slowly dying from an infected bullet wound, tries to expire with some shred of dignity by challenging a young gunslinger to a final showdown.
60.
Black Zoo (1963) as Production Manager
61.
Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1963) as Production Manager
Detective employed to help smash a band of outlaws works his way into the gang and saves himself from an impossible situation by exposing the master-mind of the gang in time to save his own life.
62.
Confessions of an Opium Eater (1962) as Production Manager
63.
Convicts 4 (1962) as Prod supv
A convicted killer discovers a talent for art while behind bars.
64.
King of the Roaring 20's--The Story of Arnold Rothstein (1961) as Production Manager
A gangster rises to the top of the gambling racket.
65.
Twenty Plus Two (1961) as Production Manager
When a Hollywood secretary is found murdered, a detective is hired to investigate the murder.
66.
The George Raft Story (1961) as Production Manager
A fictionalized movie biography of former top Hollywood film star George Raft.
67.
I Passed for White (1960) as Production Manager
68.
Pay or Die (1960) as Production Manager
A policeman attempts to crack down on organized crime "protection" rackets.
69.
Hell to Eternity (1960) as Production Manager
A young man adopted by Japanese-Americans becomes a hero in World War II.
70.
The Plunderers (1960) as Production Manager
Four young cowboys, Jeb (Ray Stricklyn), Rondo (John Saxon), Mule (Roger Torrey) and Davy (Dee Pollock) ride into Trail City, Texas figuring on taking over for a while. Rancher Sam Christy (Jeff Chandler), with a paralyzed right arm refuses to get involved against them, and Kate Miller (Marsha Hunt) calls him a coward. When Jeb kills the timid Sheriff McCauley (Jay C. Flippen), Sam goes to his ranch to get his gun. The boys are waiting for him there, and Ellie Walters (Dolores Hart)goes to his ranch and finds him badly beaten up by Mule. The young Davy, shocked by the killing of the sheriff, quarrels with Jeb. He goes off alone and Sam captures him. Rondo, tries to force his attentions on Ellie, who shoots him when he draws a knife on Sam. The latter kills Mule in a knife fight, and Jeb bursts out of the saloon with two guns blazing. Sam shoots and kills him. The townsmen are for hanging Davy but Sam, realizing the young boy was the victim of a situation he didn't know how to handle---and one that the town should have never let develop---tells him to just go home. Sam and Ella watch as the boy rides slowly out of town.
71.
Raymie (1960) as Production Manager
Raymie (David Ladd), an eight-year-old boy and an avid fisherman, dreams of catching a legendary giant barracuda know as Old Moe. When he finally accomplishes the feat of landing Old Moe, he has a change of heart and doesn't want to see the barracuda destroyed.
72.
The Atomic Submarine (1960) as Production Manager
In the far and distant future of 1968, many ships and planes are crossing the North pole to transport passengers and cargo. However lately more than eight ships and seven submarines have vanished mysteriously. The Tigershark is sent out to investigate their whereabouts and - if possible - remove the cause of their disappearance. But the life form Commander Vandover and his crew encounter may be too powerful even for their weapons of newest technology...
73.
The Hypnotic Eye (1960) as Production Manager
A city is stricken by a wave of self-mutilations performed by beautiful women who appear to be in a hypnotic trance.
74.
King of the Wild Stallions (1959) as Production Manager
A young widow and her son on an isolated ranch find themselves being protected by a wild stallion.
75.
The Bat (1959) as Production Manager
A female mystery novelist turns detective to unmask a demented killer.
76.
Battle Flame (1959) as Production Manager
77.
Revolt in the Big House (1958) as Production Manager
Gannon is an imprisoned racketeer kingpin who tries to manipulate his young cellmate into staging a riot and prison break, but the cellmate tries to back out when he realizes other inmates may be killed in the process.
78.
Joy Ride (1958) as Production Manager
Paul (Rad Fulton) and three other punks, Arnie (Nicholas King), Vince (Robert Levin) and Dirk (Jim Bridges), are admiring a parked sports car and intending to take it for a joy ride, when they are surprised by its owner, Miles (Regis Toomey) who orders them away and is met with a barrage of fifthy names. A few nights later they break into Miles' garage and he catches them and threatens to call the police. Paul tells him they want the car for a ride and they will have it sooner or later. The young hoods then launch a campaign of terror against Miles and his wife (Ann Doran). Paul realizes he has more pleasure in frightening Miles than in trying to get the car, and one day they force their way into the Miles home and brutally attack Mrs. Miles after she refuses to produce the car keys. Now thinking that Miles is in his power, Paul meets him to take delivery of the car. When Paul steps into the car, Miles pulls a gun and orders him to drive out of town at a breakneck speed. The more frightened Paul becomes, the more dangerously Miles makes him drive, until finally, in tears, Paul begs to be allowed to stop his "joy ride." Miles directs him to pull up in front of the police station and Paul's arrest is followed by that of the other three boys.
79.
Johnny Rocco (1958) as Production Manager
80.
House on Haunted Hill (1958) as Production Manager
A millionaire offers total strangers a fortune to spend the night in a haunted house.
81.
Queen of Outer Space (1958) as Production Manager
A space mission to Venus discovers a society of Amazons.
82.
Dragonfly Squadron (1954) as Unit Manager
A Korean War film with a secondary plot of the training of South Korean pilots, to fly fighters in air defense, by American Air Force instructors,led by Major Brady, a famed and skilled-but-grounded pilot, assigned to the Kongku base. Once there he meets again Donna Cottrell (Barbara Britton), whom he was about to marry a year ago until she learned that she wasn't the widow she thought she was. Her husband (Bruce Bennett), had been a prisoner and wasn't dead, and showed up before the wedding and more or less put a damper on the whole proceedings. He is the base doctor and also keeps a wary eye on his wife and Brady. Not a bad idea considering the short period of grief she went through, after being informed he was dead, before heading for the altar with Brady. But Bruce Bennet, as was par for the course for characters Bennett usually played, does the right thing and gets himself blown up by an enemy bomb (and is certified real dead this time), thereby ensuring the two top-billed players will end up together.

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