skip navigation
Overview for Jack Poplin
Jack Poplin

Jack Poplin



TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here


TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Also Known As: Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Art Director ...


Art Director (feature film)

Command 5 (1985)
Stephen Parr plays a road-company Rambo, leading an elite commando force against a band of merceneries who've taken over a small southwestern town. This prospective series pilot, a cross between "The Magnificent 7" and "The A-Team," was labeled "fascistic" by more than one critic on its premiere.
Class (1983) as Art Direction
A slightly repressed working-class teen gets a scholarship to a prestigious prep-school, but his world is turned upside-down when he has an affair with his wealthy roommate's mother.
Mean Dog Blues (1978) as Art Direction
When his friend injures a little girl in a small southern town while driving drunk, country singer Paul agrees to state in court he had been driving. But his lawyer betrays him, and he ends up in a prison farm, sentenced to 5 years. Prison turns out as living hell, when Paul not only has to work hard in the heat of the day, but the sadistic foreman uses his prisoners to train his fighting dogs, who he loves more than anyone else. And there seems to be no chance of getting away...
Special Delivery (1976) as Art Direction
Three unemployed Vietnam veterans are desperate for money and turn to bank robbery. Two of them are captured during their getaway,but the third man escapes with the money which he stashes in a mailbox. A bartender and a ditsy artist witness this. The bartender wants the money to pay off some gangsters and takes it. The artist is attracted to the veteran and decides to help him retrieve it from the bartender. Once the vet and the artist get the loot, they board an ocean liner and find that one of the passengers is the president of the bank that was robbed.
The Wrath of God (1972) as Production Design
A bootlegger and a defrocked priest join forces during a bloody Central American revolution.
Kotch (1971) as Art Director
Alienated from his son''''s family, an elderly man becomes infatuated with a pregnant teen.
Mrs. Pollifax--Spy (1971) as Art Director
A society woman volunteers to root out enemy agents in Albania.
Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came (1970) as Production Design
Changes (1969) as Art Director
The Great Bank Robbery (1969) as Production Design
Outlaws pose as a religious group to mask their attempt to rob a Western bank.
Countdown (1968) as Art Director
An astronaut takes a one-way voyage to the moon.
The Stalking Moon (1968) as Art Director
A retired Army scout protects a woman from her son''s vicious Native father.
A Fine Madness (1966) as Art Director
A womanizing poet falls into the hands of a psychiatrist with a straying wife.
The Family Jewels (1965) as Art Director
A rich orphan chooses among five look-alike uncles to find a guardian.
The Slender Thread (1965) as Art Director
A crisis line volunteer tries to save a woman from suicide.
The Couch (1962) as Art Director
Grant Williams, Shirley Knight, Onslow Stevens, William Leslie, Anne Helm. While being treated by a psychiatrist, a homicidal maniac continues to display disturbing and murderous behavior on the streets of Los Angeles.
Lad: A Dog (1962) as Art Director
Peter Breck, Peggy McCay, Carroll O''Connor, Angela Cartwright, Maurice Dallimore. A crippled girl is restored to good health and happiness through the love of a neighbor''s faithful collie. Based on the popular children''s novel by Albert Payson Terhune.
The Hoodlum Priest (1961) as Art Director
A priest tries to straighten out juvenile delinquents.
Portrait of a Mobster (1961) as Art Director
This movie portrays the rise and fall of 1920s gangster Dutch Schultz. While building his own mob ring, he romances Iris, the daughter of a man he killed. When Iris marries a cop, Schultz makes sure the cop goes bad and takes kickbacks from Schultz's organization. Iris goes back to the arms of Schultz, not knowing he's the man who killed her father.
The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960) as Art Director
A small-time thief kills his way to the top of the New York rackets.
Tall Story (1960) as Art Director
Love puts a college basketball star into a tailspin.
Studs Lonigan (1960) as Art Director
(Dra '60,BW). Christopher Knight, Frank Gorshin, Venetia Stevenson, Carolyn Craig, Jack Nicholson, Dick Foran. A young man attempts to break away from his ghetto existence in this adaptation of the controversial James T. Farrell novel about Chicago's South Side district during the 1920s. Scripted and produced by Philip Yordan. Jack Nicholson stands out as one of Studs' cronies.
The Bramble Bush (1960) as Art Director
A doctor commits euthanasia on his dying friend and then pursues an affair with the latter''s wife, causing a small New England town to suspect him of plotting it as a murder.
Day of the Outlaw (1959) as Art Director
Rival cattlemen join forces to fight off outlaws.
City of Fear (1959) as Art Director
An escaped convict heads for Los Angeles not realizing he''''s stolen a deadly radioactive mineral.
God's Little Acre (1958) as Production Design
A dirt-farmer lets his family fall apart while he hunts for his grandfather's buried gold.
Murder By Contract (1958) as Art Director
A ruthless contract killer balks when he discovers his next hit is a woman.
Anna Lucasta (1958) as Art Director
A reformed streetwalker falls in love with the man her family wants her to fleece.

Production Designer (feature film)

Traxx (1988) as Production Designer
After battling his way through El Salvador, the Middle East and Nicaragua, Traxx decides to retire to a life of baking gourmet cookies. When he finds himself in need of money, Traxx decides to hire himself out as the "Town Tamer" and begins cleaning up Hadleyville, Texas of its lowlife street scum.
Night of Courage (1987)
An old man is outraged at the city when a teenage boy is beaten to death after being denied refuge in the old man's home. A young teacher is determined to learn the truth about the murder of one of his students, a Hispanic teenager, who is beaten to death in a racial attack. He was denied refuge in
Great Santini (1979) as Production Designer
A marine has problems adjusting to domestic life during peacetime.
Real American Hero (1978)
Law-and-order Selma, Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser, the resourceful, club-wielding real-life folk hero whose career inspired three ultra-violent movies, returns to wage a relentless battle against a dapper local moonshiner in this TV feature. Brian Dennehy assumed the role played originally by Joe

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute