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Robert Murphy

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Cast (feature film)

Highlander (1986)
Born in the Highlands of Scotland in 1518, Connor Macleod (Christopher Lambert) is immortal. When he is wounded in battle but does not die, he is banished from his village. He meets another like himself, Ramirez (Sean Connery), who teaches him swordsmanship--the only way to kill another immortal is to take his head--and the ways of the immortals. Modern-day New York is the location of "The Gathering," where Connor and the few remaining immortals must battle to the last for "The Prize."
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944) as Desk sergeant
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
In Old Chicago (1938) as Police officer
Two Irish brothers become political and romantic rivals.
The Girl of the Golden West (1938) as "Sonora Slim"
A frontierswoman shelters a notorious outlaw.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) as Bailiff
An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery.
It Could Happen to You (1937) as Moriarity
One Mile from Heaven (1937) as Master of ceremonies
Easy Living (1937) as Automat detective
When a working girl tries to return a lost fur coat, she gets caught up in a wealthy family''''s battles.
You're a Sweetheart (1937) as Bailiff
You Can't Have Everything (1937) as Alderman Barney Callahan
Starving playwright Judith Wells meets playboy writer of musicals, George Macrae, over a plate of stolen spaghetti. He persuades producer Sam Gordon to buy her ridiculous play "North Winds" just to improve his romantic chances, and even persuades her to sing in the sort of show she pretends to despise. But just when their romance is going well, Gordon's former flame Lulu reveals the ace up her sleeve...
Portia on Trial (1937) as Inspector Carlton
That Man's Here Again (1937) as Policeman
An eccentric plays cupid for an elevator operator and a girl from Australia.
Nancy Steele Is Missing! (1937) as Detective
After being in jail for seventeen years a crook is met by the girl he kidnapped as a baby. She now thinks he's her father. When he returns her to her real father there's a job and a reward, but an old prisonmate gets in the way.
Life Begins in College (1937) as Rooter
When a wealthy Indian student endows the college so they can keep the football coach rumor has it the Indian has played professionally and can't be on the team.
Till We Meet Again (1936) as Fat man
Colleen (1936) as First officer
An eccentric millionaire hires a gold digger to run his business.
Hideaway Girl (1936) as Captain MacArthur
After the Thin Man (1936) as Arresting detective
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora''''s cousin of a murder charge.
Two in a Crowd (1936) as Bartender
When two halves of a thousand-dollar bill are discovered in the snow, the penniless pair that individually grabs each half must come to terms. Actress Julia Wayne needs the whole $1,000, and so does sportsman Larry Stevens. Since compromise will serve neither of their needs, they are stalemated - until complications arise.
Dimples (1936) as Policeman
Shirley Temple lives with the pick-pocket grandfather in 19th century New York City. She entertains the crowds while he works his racket. A rich lady makes it possible for the girl to go legit. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is performed.
The Golden Arrow (1936) as Murphy
A fake heiress marries a common reporter to thwart the advances of gold-digging playboys.
The Golden Arrow (1936) as Murphy
A flighty heiress and a down-to-earth reporter get stuck in a marriage of convenience.
The Case Against Mrs. Ames (1936) as Jailer
The Case Against Mrs. Ames (1936) as Jailer
Murder Man (1935) as Policeman
A hard-drinking reporter specializes in murder cases, until he becomes a suspect in one himself.
Woman Wanted (1935) as Dissenter
An innocent woman is chased by both gangsters and the police.
Broadway Gondolier (1935) as Singing cop
A taxi driver travels to Venice and poses as a gondolier to land a radio singing job.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Fast Company (1979) as Production Assistant
Brood, The (1979) as Production Assistant
Frank Carveth and his ex-wife Nola are locked in a brutal custody battle over their daughter. Nola seeks therapy from Dr. Raglan, whose controversial practices include Psychoplasmics, a treatment that encourages patients to give form to their inner conflicts and anger.
Honeymoon, Limited (1935) as Grip
Manhattan Love Song (1934) as Chief grip
The Big Brain (1933) as Chief grip
Deluge (1933) as Grip

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

Liar's Edge (1992)
An introspective teenager is plagued by terrifying visions since the untimely death of his daredevil father. His mother's volatile boyfriend plots to make the boy a fall guy for his murderous criminal activities.

Post Production (feature film)

Rainbow Drive (1990)
A homicide detective and a police psychologist investigate a multiple murder case and cover-up in Hollywood.

Special Thanks (feature film)

Mr. Wonderful (1993) as Special Thanks (Wfan Sports)
A utility worker is given a second chance at first love when he falls back in love with his ex-wife.
McBain (1991) as Special Thanks (Mets Audio Footage Permission)
An ex-Vietnam platoon gets back together to take on South America's drug lords.

Art Department (special)

Betrayal: The Story of the U.S.S. Pueblo (1999) as Graphic Designer
Documentary about the U.S.S. Pueblo. In 1968, at the height of the Vietnam War, the spy ship U.S.S.Pueblo was captured off North Korea's coast. Held hostage for 11 months, the crew were pawns in a game of propaganda waged by North Korea. Host Arthur Kent investigates the incident and the court of in
O.J. in Black and White (1996) as Graphic Artist
Special looks at the aftermath of the O.J. Simpson trial and its impact on the American legal system and the African-American community.

Film Production - Main (special)

1990 Miss America Pageant, The (1990) as Production Supervisor
The thirty-seventh annual telecast of the seventieth Miss America Pageant broadcast live from Atlantic City.
1989 Miss America Pageant, The (1989) as Production Supervisor
The 36th annual telecast of the Miss America Pageant broadcast live from Atlantic City, New Jersey. The theme of this year's pageant is "A Moment of Time." On the telecast, 10 semi-finalists are judged in the talent, evening gown and swimsuit categories. The winner is crowned Miss America 1990.
1986 Miss America Pageant (1986) as Production Supervisor
The 34th annual telecast of the Miss America competition broadcast live from Convention Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.

Film Production - Construction/Set (special)

1992 Miss America Pageant, The (1992) as Production Carpenter
A presentation of the 72nd Miss America Pageant from Atlantic City.
1991 Miss America Pageant, The (1991) as Production Carpenter
A presentation of the "Miss America Pageant" broadcast live from Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Misc. Crew (special)

Show Boat (1989) as Scene Shop Foreman
A performance of Jerome Kern's classic 1928 musical, "Show Boat." Set aboard Mississippi riverboats at the turn of the century, it tells the story of the bittersweet romance between Magnolia Hawkes, daughter of the "Cotton Blossom" captain, and Gaylord Ravenal, a rakish riverboat gambler.

Special Thanks (special)

Jack Benny: Comedy in Bloom (1992) as Thanks
A special featuring vintage clips of comedian Jack Benny, as well as reminiscences by friends.

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