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Cast (feature film)

All Night Long (1981) as Grandfather Gibbons
George Dupler is fed up with his life. He hates his job as the manager of an all-night drugstore, the fact that he is in debt, and he is also fairly dissatisfied with his wife Helen, so enters into an affair with one of her relatives.
Darker Side Of Terror (1979) as Dr Tapler
A psychological thriller about a research biologist who, angered when an associate is given a position over him based on stolen research findings, agrees to assist his former professor in a cloning experiment in which a duplicate of himself is created -- and which then, with a mind and will of its o
In Tandem (1974) as Wilson
Gypsy truckers -- a tough veteran driver and his young college-educated partner -- come to the aid of embattled citrus growers in this pilot for the 1974-75 series about these free-spirited, civic-minded teamsters. Akins and Converse also starred in the series, making pit stops in various locations
Charley Varrick (1973) as Hardware Clerk
A band of small-time crooks accidentally steals the mob''s money.
Dirty Harry (1971) as Liquor proprietor
A maverick San Francisco cop tracks down a deranged sniper.
Airport (1970) as Father Steven Lonigan
A mad bomber plots to blow up a jet on a snowy night.
Portrait in Black (1960) as Detective
A woman and her lover kill her husband and are targeted by someone who knows of their crime.
The Big Caper (1957) as Sgt. Waldo Harrington
A con artist moves into a small town to spearhead a payroll robbery.
Double Dynamite (1951) as Detective
A bank teller reaps the rewards of saving a gangster's life, but can't reveal where he got the money.
The Whistle at Eaton Falls (1951) as George Peck
Riding High (1950) as Deputy
An heiress and her sister''''s fiancee defy her family to race horses.
Mary Ryan, Detective (1950) as Johnson
The Woman on Pier 13 (1950) as Policeman
Communists blackmail a shipping executive into spying for them.
Paid in Full (1950) as Charlie Malloy
Jane Langley has always done all she can for her selfish sibling Nancy. When both sisters fall in love with handsome Bill Prentice, Jane graciously steps aside. Relationships among all three are further complicated when the now-married Bill realizes he's still in love with Jane.
Alias the Champ (1949) as Al Merlo
Outpost in Morocco (1949) as
In the middle of a desert war, a Foreign Legionnaire falls for his Arab enemy's daughter.
Bandit King of Texas (1949) as Boris McCabe
The Jewel Land Company of Elko, Texas is selling Government land to settlers. Before any of the settlers can claim their land, they are being killed by McCabe's gang. When Rocky comes to Elko to find his friend Jim, he winds up in Jail on a charge of stealing money from the new Marshal. The only person in town that is on his side is Nugget, but there is little that he can do by himself. When Rocky escapes from the jail with another prisoner and the Marshal is shot, he has to find who is behind his problems and what has happened to Jim and Emily.
The Window (1949) as Stranger on street
A boy who always lies witnesses a murder but can't get anyone but the killer to believe him.
Rusty's Birthday (1949) as Motor officer
A lost dog tries to find his way back to his beloved master.
Too Late For Tears (1949) as Parker
A married woman's discovery of stolen money changes her character for the worse.
Daughter of the Jungle (1949) as Lamser
Thieves' Highway (1949) as Policeman
A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw.
Flame of Youth (1949) as Policeman
Strange Bargain (1949) as Policeman
A young bookkeeper is framed for his boss''''s murder.
Death Valley Gunfighter (1949) as Shad Booth
Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) hits the trail when he gets word that one of two brothers in a partner-ship mining project has been killed by outlaws trying to gain possession of the mine. The other brother, Nugget Clark (Eddy Waller), a testy old sourdough, wants no part of the law, and is particularly set against the young sheriff, Keith Ames (William Henry), courting his niece Trudy (Gail Davis). Playing to the old man's ego, Rocky takes charge of the situation.
Port of New York (1949) as Charles Lindsay
The Clay Pigeon (1949) as Faber
A man awakens from a coma to discover he's accused of treason.
The Stratton Story (1949) as Reporter
True story of Monty Stratton, the baseball star who fought to continue his career after losing a leg.
Adam's Rib (1949) as Dave
Husband-and-wife lawyers argue opposite sides in a sensational women''s rights case.
Illegal Entry (1949) as Benson
They Live by Night (1949) as Schreiber
After an unjust prison sentence, a young innocent gets mixed-up with hardened criminals and a violent escape.
Guns of Hate (1948) as Sheriff
Two drifters are falsely accused of murder.
Wake of the Red Witch (1948) as Diver
A captain fights a Dutch shipping magnate for a treasure and the heart of a beautiful woman.
Berlin Express (1948) as Train captain
Allied agents fight an underground Nazi group in post-war Europe.
Race Street (1948) as Herbie
A night-club owner takes on the crooks who killed his best friend.
He Walked by Night (1948) as Detective
After killing a cop, a burglar fights to evade the police.
Rogues' Regiment (1948) as American colonel
After World War II, ex-soldiers trickle into French Saigon to join the Foreign Legion, among them American Whit Corbett and German Carl Reicher. Is Reicher really SS war criminal Martin Bruner, and is Corbett after him? Art dealer Van Ratten and nightclub chanteuse Lili Maubert are also more than they seem. Action scenes include anti-guerilla jungle warfare.
The Arizona Ranger (1948) as Nimino Welch
A disgraced veteran wanders the West alone until he decides to help a battered woman.
The Countess of Monte Cristo (1948) as Lieutenant
The Miracle of the Bells (1948) as Tod Jones
A town supports the memory of an aspiring actress who dies before her first film premieres.
Night Time in Nevada (1948) as Jim Andrews
Twenty years earlier Farrell killed his mining partner Andrews. Now Andrews daughter arrives to get her father's trust fund. Farrell having rustled Roy's cattle now takes her money from her Lawyer and lets her overhear false information of their next rustling job. With the posse at the wrong location, his men attack the cattle train and Roy on board find himself greatly outnumbered.
Son of God's Country (1948) as Bill Sanger
Fighting Father Dunne (1948) as Danny Briggs
A dedicated priest tries to reform a group of homeless boys in turn-of-the-century St. Louis.
Lady in the Lake (1947) as Christmas party guest
Philip Marlowe searches for a missing woman in this mystery shot entirely from the detective''''s viewpoint.
Unconquered (1947) as Townsman
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Dark Delusion (1947) as Orderly
A young doctor tries to keep a neurotic beauty from being committed.
The Beginning or the End (1947) as President Roosevelt's bodyguard
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947) as Dan Sterne
Dick Tracy tracks down a bank robber using nerve gas.
Alias Mr. Twilight (1946) as Customs guard
Geoffrey Holden (Lloyd Corrigan) is an elderly con-man who is a lovable old man when providing his beloved granddaughter (Gigi Perreau) with the simple luxuries of life, yet has no qualms when working a racket devised to relieve his victims of their property. Trudy Marshall is the governess of the grandaughter, and is in love with a detective (Michael Duane) who is about to expose the old man's unsuspected activities.
Little Miss Big (1946) as Detective lieutenant
Abie's Irish Rose (1946) as Policeman
Anne Nichols updated her original play by moving the time to the (then) present by starting the film with the V-E Day celebration in London, but no fundimental changes otherwise. This first film from Bing Crosby's production company (known as Bing Crosby Producers, Inc. and not as Bing Crosby Productions) was released in the US with a "General Audience" classification (and not the unknown-in-1946 classification of "Unrated") and starred newcomers Joanne Dru (Rosemary Murphy)and Richard Norris (Abie Cohen) in the roles defined in the title. Their respective fathers and mothers are none too keen on Abie and Rosemary's oil-and-water romance, and get even less keener when the two are married by a Protestant minister, a marriage that is quickly done again by a Jewish rabbi and then again by a Catholic priest. The contrast between Yiddish and Celtic dialects and religious practices is also maintained. Providence lends a helping hand at the end to effect the reconciliation of the fathers to their respective children and the choice they have made.
The Brute Man (1946) as Radio police announcer
Hal Moffat (Fred Colby before disfigurement, Rondo Hatton afterwards) who is taking wholesale revenge by murdering those he holds responsible for his predicament, is befriended by Helen Paige (Jane Adams), a blind piano teacher, and he develops a warmth for her that leads him to add thievery and robbery - no big deal, he is out there anyway - to his murders so that she can be provided with the money for an operation.
Because of Him (1946) as Reporter
A beautiful young woman, an aspiring actress, trick a famous stage star into signing a letter recommending her talents to a producer friend, with amusing results.
Hit the Hay (1945) as Reporter
The Girl of the Limberlost (1945) as Robert Comstock
Based on Gene Stratton-Porter's novel and a remake of Columbia's 1934 "The Girl of the Limberlost" and 1939's "Romance of the Limberlost," this one has altered the kinship who-hates-the-girl relationship from an aunt to her mother. This time out, Elnora Comstock (Dorinda Clifton) lives on the edge of a great swamp and collects butterflies to sell in order to go to high school and pay for violin lessons. Her mother, Kate Comstock (Ruth Nelson), hates her as she blames the girl for the father's death as he drowned in a quagmire on the way home the night the girl was born. The years-late revelation that the husband had been off courting a neighbor woman that night brings an attitude adjustment to the mother.
Racket Busters (1938) as Allison's secretary
A mobster tries to take over the trucking business.
Little Miss Thoroughbred (1938) as Intern
An orphan searching for her father softens a gangster''''s heart.
Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Bill Collyer
An ambitious secretary uses the men in her life to turn herself into a radio star.
Torchy Blane in Panama (1938) as Ship's officer
An ambitious newspaper woman traces bank robbers to an ocean liner.
Girls on Probation (1938) as Dave Warren
A dizzy young girl falls into crime but wins her lawyer's heart.
Boy Meets Girl (1938) as Young man
Two wacky Hollywood writers drive their boss crazy while trying to help a pregnant waitress.
Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938) as Alvey's Secretary
A singing cowboy turns out to be a tenderfoot.
Garden of the Moon (1938) as Sound man
A nightclub owner and a bandleader compete for the lead singer''''s heart.

Sound (feature film)

Out of the Ashes (2003)
Based on the true story of Gisella Perl, a Hungarian-Jewish gynecologist sent to Auschwitz and forced to participate in medical experiments for Nazi doctor Josef Mengele during World War II. The story begins in America, after the war, as she is interviewed by the INS to gain citizenship and to hopef
Storm in Summer, A (2000)
Set in 1969 in a vacation town in upstate New York, where Abel Shaddick is an embittered Jewish deli owner. At a local country club party, his intoxicated nephew Stanley signs up to sponsor a child from Harlem as part of a program in which underprivileged children spend two weeks with a local family

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Take the Lead (2006)
Pierre Dulaine is a Manhattan dance teacher and competitor who volunteers his time to teach ballroom dancing to a diverse group of New York inner-city high school students serving detention. The students are initially skeptical of Dulaine, especially when they learn what he''s there to teach them, but his unwavering commitment and dedication slowly inspire them to embrace his program. In fact, they even take it one step further and combine Dulaine''s classical dance with their unique hip-hop style and music to create a high-energy, unique fusion. As Dulaine becomes a mentor for his students, many of whom haven''t had much to strive towards in their lives, he inspires them to hone their craft for a prestigious city ballroom competition, and in return they share with each other valuable lessons about pride, respect and honor.
One True Thing (1998) as Grip (2nd Unit)
Few moments in life are as powerful, emotionally charged or rife with humor as returning home to visit your parents as an adult. For ambitious New York journalist Ellen Gulden, the journey back to her quaint hometown in the midst of a crisis is all of those things. Returning home to help her father
Cafe Society (1996)
Set in 1952, the story of Mickey Jelke, a 24-year-old heir to a multi-million dollar fortune, who is accused of being the head of one of the city's priciest vice rings. Meanwhile, a highly moral police officer goes undercover into the cafe society of early 50s Manhattan and emerges with enough doubt

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)

St. Vincent (2014)

Editing (special)

Senior Prom, The (1997) as Assistant Editor
Special looks at the senior prom, the important rite of passage for high school students. The special follows prom preparations over the 1996-97 school year through the eyes of teenagers at two different high schools: The predominantly white and affluent Clement High School in Sugarland, Texas, a su

Misc. Crew (special)

Intimate Portrait: Sally Field (1998) as Production Intern
Portrait of two-time Oscar winner Sally Field; examines her early TV career as "Gidget" and "The Flying Nun"; her roles in the films "Norma Rae" and "Steel Magnolias."
Intimate Portrait: Audrey Hepburn (1998) as Production Intern
Profile of Oscar winner and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn (1929-93) in a program that ranges from her childhood in Holland to her Hollywood fame and her work for the children of UNICEF. Includes interviews with son Sean Ferrer and Robert Wolders, her companion.

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