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Fred R. Simpson

Fred R. Simpson


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Director (feature film)

Chisum (1970) as Assistant Director
A cattle baron enlists Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid to help him fight a land war.
Dear Brigitte (1965) as Assistant Director
An absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.
What a Way To Go! (1964) as Assistant Director
A very wealthy widow retells her life with the four different husbands who made her rich.
Cleopatra (1963) as Assistant Director
The legendary Egyptian queen tries to use her beauty to conquer the Roman Empire.
The 300 Spartans (1962) as Assistant Director
Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidis led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of them his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army more than 20 times as large. The actual heroism of those who stood (and ultimately died) with Leonidis helped shape the course of Western Civilization, allowing the Greek city states time to organize an army which repelled the Persians. Set in 480 BC.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

Busting (1974) as Assistant Director
Michael Keneely and Patrick Farrel are partners on the L.A. vice-squad. Most of their work involves busting call girls, employees in massage parlors, and homosexuals. After working this detail for some time, they come to the conclusion that crime boss Carl Rizzo is responsible for most of the crime in Los Angeles, and begin to harass him mercilessly. Unfortunately, this makes them not only the targets of the entire criminal population in the city, but of the police department, too.
Cahill, U.S. Marshal (1973) as Assistant Director
A tough lawman has to bring in his own sons for a train robbery.
The Train Robbers (1973) as Assistant Director
A bandit's widow enlists a famed gunman to return the gold her husband had stolen.

Art Department (feature film)

Nightmare in Badham County (1976)
Two college coeds find their vacation drive across the country turning into a nightmare when one is attacked by a small-town sheriff and both are then beaten, degraded, and locked into a corrupt prison farm with no way to tell their parents or friends where they are.
The Proud Ones (1956) as Set Decoration
Marshal Silver is run out of town under suspicion of being a trigger-happy killer after shooting a hired gun of Honest John Barrett. A placid life in a new town is interrupted by the reappearance of Barrett, old enemies and the son of the hired gun from years ago, Anderson.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

November Plan, The (1976) as Production Manager

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