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John Simonson

John Simonson


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Sound (feature film)

Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007)
The last great American showman, producer-director William Castle used outrageous hype to sell his low-budget horror films.

Sound (special)

History of God, A (2001) as Sound
Documentary that explores the ways people have looked to the Divine for explanations of the beauty and chaos of the world, to understand our origins, for a guiding purpose in life, and for clues to what might lie beyond the bounds of physical existence. To answer these questions, billions of people
Omen Legacy, The (2001) as Sound
A behind-the-scenes look at the horror film series featuring a little boy named Damien, who is the Antichrist. The program looks at the 1976 theatrical film "The Omen," its two sequels, a television movie, novels and a television series.
Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood (2001) as Sound
Documentary about the making of 20th Century Fox's 1963 film "Cleopatra," then the most expensive film of all time and the film that brought Elizabeth Taylor her first $1 million paycheck. The program includes rare footage, the film's original uncut trailer and interviews with those involved in the
Beyond Death (2000) as Audio
Documentary that asks the age-old question: Is there life after death? Members of respected academic institutions are trying to unlock secrets of the afterlife. People flock to mediums hoping to make contact with lost loved ones. Scholars, doctors, grief counselors, skeptics, mediums and those who c
Bride of Monster Mania (2000) as Sound
Film clips of women's roles in horror movies.
Yvonne DeCarlo: Gilded Lily (2000) as Sound
Profile of actress Yvonne DeCarlo.
Adam West: Behind the Cowl (2000) as Sound
Profile of actor Adam West, best known for his portrayal of Batman in the 1960's television series "Batman."
Hollywood at Your Feet: The Story of the Chinese Theatre Footprints (2000) as Sound
Documentary about the Chinese Theatre in downtown Hollywood and its composite sidewalk blocks of star handprints and footprints, orchestrated by showman/owner Sid Grauman.
Emergency Room (1999) as Field Audio
Documentary about emergency rooms. The program reveals how doctors and paramedics use medicine and machines to preserve life, and how the treatment of patients with severe trauma injuries has evolved over thousands of years.
It's Only Talk: The Real Story of America's Talk Shows (1999) as Audio
Documentary that examines the phenomenon of talk shows. The program takes viewers back to the early days of TV, when talk shows were either daytime "chat shows" full of helpful hints or nighttime celebrity shows with famous people discussing their lives. That simple formula began to change as televi
Intimate Portrait: Leeza Gibbons (1999) as Field Audio
Profile of TV personality Leeza Gibbons.
Intimate Portrait: Joan Rivers (1999) as Field Audio
Profile of the life and career of comedian, actress, radio personality, author, director and playwright Joan Rivers.
Gangsta Girls (1999) as Field Audio
Documentary that examines the lives of four girls who are gang members in Los Angeles. Their stories take viewers into a world filled with abuse, drugs, crime and violence.
Jet Engines (1999) as Field Audio
Documentary that traces the development of jet-powered aircraft from the Nazi's first operational fighter, the Me-262, to the supersonic Concorde, to the U.S. fighter jet, the F-22. The program also looks ahead to the future and the "scram jet," a hypersonic transport plane that could switch to rock
Quest For Fitness (1999) as Field Audio
A documentary exploring the history of physical fitness in the United States.
Susan Sarandon: Rebel With a Cause (1999) as Sound
Biography about Susan Sarandon. Includes photos, clips and outtakes and interviews with friends, family and colleagues.
Lesley Ann Warren: A Cinderella Story (1999) as Sound
Profile of actress Lesley Ann Warren.
Attack of the 50-Foot Monstermania, The (1999) as Sound
Documentary exploring supersized monsters of film -- from giant apes like King Kong and Mighty Joe Young to rampaging atomic mutants like Godzilla and the Amazing Colossal Man to oversized extraterrestrials from "Starship Troopers" and "Aliens."
William Holden: An Untamed Spirit (1999) as Sound
Profile of actor William Holden.
Hollywood's Hot Wheels (1999) as Sound
Documentary about America's passion for custom cars and hot rods and how this obsession is portrayed on film.
Nicholas Brothers: Flying High, The (1999) as Sound
The story of the Nicholas Brothers, a dance team consisting of brothers Fayard and Harold. The Nicholas Brothers performed for seventy years on Broadway, on international tours and in numerous films. Recounts how the brothers overcame the racism that limited their Hollywood roles, as well as the pai
Ron Howard: Hollywood's Favorite Son (1999) as Sound
Biography of actor and director Ron Howard.
Intimate Portrait: Jenny Jones (1998) as Field Audio
Profile of talkshow host Jenny Jones; examines her childhood, her early days as a Las Vegas performer and the 1995 murder triggered by an episode of her show.
Intimate Portrait: Halle Berry (1998) as Field Audio
Documentary profiling the life and career of actress Halle Berry.
Candid Camera Across America (1997) as Audio
"Candid Camera" continues to perpetrate and videotape jokes and gags on unsuspecting "victims" across the United States.

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