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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Sophie and the Moonhanger (1996) as Man At Beach
Set in the South during the 1950s, explores the relationship between the wife of a Ku Klux Klan wizard and her longtime black housekeeper.
2.
Stepford Husbands, The (1996) as Carriage Driver
In this sequel to the 1975 theatrical film "The Stepford Wives," a group of women in Stepford, Connecticut, are seeking to create the perfect husbands (a reversal of the plot in the film). Men are sent to The Stepford Institute for Human Behavior to "cure" their problems. One couple is duped into th
3.
Betrayed by Love (1994) as Trooper Sparks
When a key FBI informant disappears, her sister becomes convinced that the married agent who paid the woman for information -- and had an illicit affair with her -- also was her killer. Based on a true story.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

4.
Who's Harry Crumb? (1989) as 1st Assistant Director (Los Angeles)
Harry Crumb, a bumbling wanna-be private eye related by birth to a line of crack detectives, gets assigned to a lucrative kidnapping case, but only because his slimy boss doesn't want it solved for motives of his own. Crumb investigates, tripping over his own feet at every turn en route to finding
5.
Case of the Hillside Strangler, The (1989)
A movie, based on the non-fiction book "Two of a Kind: The Hillside Stranglers," about the police investigation that led to the arrest and conviction of Kenneth Bianchi and his cousin, Angelo Buono, who murdered ten young women near Los Angeles between October 1977 and February 1978. The story is to
6.
Mercy Or Murder (1987)
A movie based on the true case of Roswell Gilbert, a 75-year-old retiree living in Florida, who, in 1985, shot his wife Emily to death, after she suffered from Alzheimer's disease for the last seven years of their 51-year marriage. Gilbert was charged with first-degree murder for the mercy killing.
7.
Children Of Times Square, The (1986)
A teenage runaway, seeking excitement and a sense of belonging, becomes part of a highly organized band of young drug dealers, while his mother braves the dangers of the city to keep her son from being swallowed up forever.
8.
Seduced (1985)
A romantic thriller involving an ambitious attorney and the old flame with whom he resumes his passionate love affair of years before, only that now she is married to a powerful millionaire whose subsequent murder complicates matters. Harrison not only starred but also was executive producer for his
9.
The Last Dragon (1985) as Assistant Director (2nd Unit)
A young man faces a variety of trials in his search for a master to teach him a secret martial arts technique.
10.
Confessions Of A Married Man (1983)
A middle-aged man fights boredom by walking out on his family and having a fling with a younger woman. Robert Conrad is the philandering hubby, Jennifer Warren his loving wife, and Ann Dusenberry his paramour.
11.
Charlie and the Great Balloon Race (1981)
Jack Albertson is a retired railroad worker whose dream of crossing the country in a hot air balloon is encouraged by his grandson, who decides to go along for the ride despite the misgivings of his widowed mother whose plans to remarry have left him disenchanted. This light-hearted family adventure
12.
Meteor (1979) as Assistant Director (2nd Unit)
A collision with a comet sends an asteroid speeding toward the Earth.
13.
Let the Good Times Roll (1973) as Assistant Director
Fifties rock stars reunite 20 years later for a concert.
14.
Elvis On Tour (1972) as Assistant Director
Extensive concert footage highlights this documentary about the King's touring in the early '70s.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

15.
The Last Dragon (1985) as Production Manager 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
A young man faces a variety of trials in his search for a master to teach him a secret martial arts technique.
16.
National Lampoon's Movie Madness (1981) as Production Manager (Los Angeles)
Three stories that make references to movies, directors, or movie characters. The first vignette is about a corporate lawyer who gets his wife to leave him, believing that raising their four children by himself will help him grow. The second tells the story of an erotic dancer who becomes the CEO of a company and exacts revenge on her male colleagues who once abused her. And in the last, an honest police officer begins to adopt the cynicism of his partner.
17.
Meteor (1979) as Production Manager 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
A collision with a comet sends an asteroid speeding toward the Earth.
18.
Let the Good Times Roll (1973) as Production Manager
Fifties rock stars reunite 20 years later for a concert.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

19.
Stepford Husbands, The (1996) as Unit Production Manager
In this sequel to the 1975 theatrical film "The Stepford Wives," a group of women in Stepford, Connecticut, are seeking to create the perfect husbands (a reversal of the plot in the film). Men are sent to The Stepford Institute for Human Behavior to "cure" their problems. One couple is duped into th
20.
Tyson (1995) as Unit Production Manager
Dramatization of the life of heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, from his troubled youth, his discovery by celebrated trainer Cus D'Amato, his quick rise as a star of the boxing world, the marriage to Robin Givens, and his fall from the sporting world's pinnicle after his trial, felony convictio
21.
Betrayed by Love (1994) as Unit Production Manager
When a key FBI informant disappears, her sister becomes convinced that the married agent who paid the woman for information -- and had an illicit affair with her -- also was her killer. Based on a true story.
22.
Taste For Killing, A (1992) as Unit Production Manager
Two friends from college take summer jobs working on an offshore oil rig. They alienate the blue-collar workers and are forced to befriend a deadly sociopath.
23.
Stop at Nothing (1991) as Unit Production Manager
Two women come into conflict when they each are hired by a divorcing husband and wife (who have accused each other of child abuse) to protect the couple's child.
24.
Rape of Dr. Willis, The (1991) as Unit Production Manager
A surgeon must perform life or death surgery on the man who raped her.
25.
Lies of the Twins (1991) as Unit Production Manager
A woman is emotionally torn between rival identical twin brothers: one loving yet predictable, the other exciting, yet despicable. When she uncovers their horrible past, all three of their lives are changed forever.
26.
To Save a Child (1991) as Unit Production Manager
A television movie pilot for an unsold ABC series. After a woman discovers that her husband and his family are members of a witches' coven, she escapes with her baby.
27.
By Dawn's Early Light (1990) as Unit Production Manager
A full-scale nuclear war is threatened when an unidentified missile strikes a Russian city. The American president and the Soviet premier race against time to stop their own missiles and save the world from destruction.
28.
Dutch Treat (1986) as Unit Production Manager

Assistant Direction (special)

29.
Bakery, The (1990) as 1st Assistant Director
A pilot for a series that spans three eras within a single Los Angeles precinct house "temporarily" located in a converted bakery. The three times depicted are 1965, the present, and 2001.
30.
Daddy Can't Read (1988) as 1st Assistant Director
The story of a functionally illiterate man whose daughter forces him to come to grips with his pride and his problem.
31.
Fourth Wise Man, The (1985) as Assistant Director
Convinced that the Messiah has come, Artaban, a "magus" (an old Persian word meaning wise man, holy man, magician, sorcerer), sets off in search of the baby Jesus. But every adventure that brings him closer spiritually means another delay in reaching his goal physically.
32.
All the Kids Do It (1984) as Assistant Director
Buddy Elder, a sixteen-year-old Olympic high-diving hopeful, learns not a moment too soon the painful consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol, and must choose between the demanding rigors of his twice-daily practice and the easy glory of being, with his hot car and beer-drinking buddi
33.
Skating Rink (1983) as Assistant Director
The story of a boy (Tuck) who attempts to rise above his handicap of stuttering by developing his skill as an accomplished skater.
34.
Honest Al's A-OK Used Car and Trailer Rental Tigers (1978) as Assistant Director
The story of "Honest" Al, a used car salesman who undertakes sponsorship of the Tigers, a youth league football team. The pilot for an unsold series.
35.
Horrible Honchos, The (1977) as Assistant Director
The story relates the problems faced by Hollis, a new boy in town when he gets off on the wrong foot with the Horrible Honchos, a gang of kids who decide to make him sorry he moved into their neighborhood.
36.
Ransom of Red Chief, The (1977) as Assistant Director
Desperate for money for a journey to California, two drifters hit upon a kidnapping plan and abduct a young boy they see playing in a field. The story relates the problems that occur when Sam and Billy find that the boy, who calls himself Red Chief, is a holy terror and the only way to rid themselv
37.
My Mom's Having a Baby (1977) as Assistant Director
A combined live-action and animated drama special in which the facts of human reproduction are explained to young people by a pediatrician. The program includes videotaped sequences of the birth of actress Candace Farrell's baby.
38.
P.J. and the President's Son (1976) as Assistant Director
In an updated version of Mark Twain's "The Prince and the Pauper," P.J., the son of a middle-class Washington, D.C., family, and Preston, the son of the President of the United States, switch places for a few days after a chance encounter reveals that they are exact look-alikes.
39.
Dear Lovey Hart (I Am Desperate) (1976) as Assistant Director
A story about issues of responsiblilty as seen through the eyes of Carrie Wasserman, a teenager at Lincoln High School, who becomes the advice-to-the-lovelorn columnist on the school newspaper. She doesn't take the job very seriously until she learns that her flip answers have caused more harm than
40.
Homer and the Wacky Donut Machine (1976) as Assistant Director
The story relates the problems that occur when Homer, a mechanically inclined boy, attempts to save his Uncle Ulysses' faltering coffee shop by perfecting an automatic doughnut-making machine.
41.
Amazing Cosmic Awareness of Duffy Moon, The (1976) as Assistant Director
The story follows the plight of Duffy Moon, an undersized but multi-talented sixth grade boy.
42.
Fawn Story (1975) as Assistant Director
A story of human-animal relationships as seen through the experiences of Jenna, a teenage farm girl who, after nursing an injured doe she names Lady back to health, must face the painful task of releasing her back into the forest from whence she came.

Film Production - Main (special)

43.
Daddy Can't Read (1988) as Production Manager
The story of a functionally illiterate man whose daughter forces him to come to grips with his pride and his problem.
44.
Fourth Wise Man, The (1985) as Production Manager
Convinced that the Messiah has come, Artaban, a "magus" (an old Persian word meaning wise man, holy man, magician, sorcerer), sets off in search of the baby Jesus. But every adventure that brings him closer spiritually means another delay in reaching his goal physically.
45.
All the Kids Do It (1984) as Production Manager
Buddy Elder, a sixteen-year-old Olympic high-diving hopeful, learns not a moment too soon the painful consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol, and must choose between the demanding rigors of his twice-daily practice and the easy glory of being, with his hot car and beer-drinking buddi
46.
Honest Al's A-OK Used Car and Trailer Rental Tigers (1978) as Production Manager
The story of "Honest" Al, a used car salesman who undertakes sponsorship of the Tigers, a youth league football team. The pilot for an unsold series.
47.
My Mom's Having a Baby (1977) as Production Manager
A combined live-action and animated drama special in which the facts of human reproduction are explained to young people by a pediatrician. The program includes videotaped sequences of the birth of actress Candace Farrell's baby.
48.
Ransom of Red Chief, The (1977) as Production Manager
Desperate for money for a journey to California, two drifters hit upon a kidnapping plan and abduct a young boy they see playing in a field. The story relates the problems that occur when Sam and Billy find that the boy, who calls himself Red Chief, is a holy terror and the only way to rid themselv
49.
Horrible Honchos, The (1977) as Production Manager
The story relates the problems faced by Hollis, a new boy in town when he gets off on the wrong foot with the Horrible Honchos, a gang of kids who decide to make him sorry he moved into their neighborhood.
50.
P.J. and the President's Son (1976) as Production Manager
In an updated version of Mark Twain's "The Prince and the Pauper," P.J., the son of a middle-class Washington, D.C., family, and Preston, the son of the President of the United States, switch places for a few days after a chance encounter reveals that they are exact look-alikes.
51.
Amazing Cosmic Awareness of Duffy Moon, The (1976) as Production Manager
The story follows the plight of Duffy Moon, an undersized but multi-talented sixth grade boy.
52.
Homer and the Wacky Donut Machine (1976) as Production Manager
The story relates the problems that occur when Homer, a mechanically inclined boy, attempts to save his Uncle Ulysses' faltering coffee shop by perfecting an automatic doughnut-making machine.
53.
Fawn Story (1975) as Production Manager
A story of human-animal relationships as seen through the experiences of Jenna, a teenage farm girl who, after nursing an injured doe she names Lady back to health, must face the painful task of releasing her back into the forest from whence she came.

Film Production - Unit (TV Mini-Series)

54.
George Wallace (1997) as Unit Production Manager
Movie based on the life of George Wallace, the Governor of Alabama, whose segregationist views propelled him into the national spotlight from the 1960s until an assassination attempt in 1972 ended his run for the presidency and left him confined to a wheelchair.
55.
War and Remembrance (1988) as Unit Production Manager (Usa)
A 12-part miniseries continuing Herman Wouk's epic two-volume saga which began with "The Winds of War." The first 17-hour installment begins one week after Pearl Harbor. The family of career naval officer Captain Victor "Pug" Henry is scattered around the globe. Pug and his son, Byron, are fighting

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

56.
Baby M (1988)
A two-part miniseries dramatizing the story of Mary Beth Whitehead, the surrogate mother who bore a child for William and Elizabeth Stern, but decided to keep "Baby M" rather than give it up at birth. The drama depicts the world-famous court battle that resulted from her action.

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