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Cast (feature film)

1.
Stranger Among Us, A (1992) as Detective Marden
An undercover policewoman falls in love with a rabbi''s son while investigating a murder in New York City''s Hassidic community.
2.
Q&A (1990) as Detective Zucker
The story of a corrupt, but well respected, police veteran, and the young assistant district attorney who reproaches him.

Editing (feature film)

3.
Plot Against Harry, The (1989) as Assistant Editor
When a former big shot in the Jewish Mafia is released from prison his ex-wife and family try to set him straight.
4.
Last Embrace (1979) as Editor Assistant
A government agent can''''t tell whether he''''s going mad or his colleagues are really trying to kill him.
5.
Once in Paris (1978) as Assistant Editor

Music (feature film)

6.
Come Back Charleston Blue (1972) as Asst ed
Sequel to Cotton comes to Harlem. Another bad influence is hitting Harlem and Gravedigger and Coffin Ed are the two cops who will stop it. Charleston Blue was a prohibition era black gangster, dead 4 decades. When he seems to have reappeared, once again slitting throats with his Blue straight edge razors, the two cops begin a complicated search for some answers.

Sound (feature film)

7.
Letter to True, A (2005)
A collection of the director's favorite images of his dogs, friends, and historical world events.
8.
Chicago (2003) as Supv sd ed
In the Roaring Twenties, a murderess tries to turn her trial into a ticket to fame.
9.
Heist (2001)
Joe Moore has a beautiful young wife, money owed to him and a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman, reneges on the money he's owed and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore, his partner Bobby Bl
10.
Heist (2001)
Joe Moore has a beautiful young wife, money owed to him and a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman, reneges on the money he's owed and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore, his partner Bobby Bl
11.
State and Main (2000) as Re-Recording Mixer
During a film shoot in a rural New England town, screenwriter Joe White's old-fashioned values are put to the test when he is the only witness to a heartthrob movie star's indiscretions with a local teenage girl. The movie's smooth-talking director and aggressive producer pressure Joe to put aside
12.
State and Main (2000) as Sound Designer
During a film shoot in a rural New England town, screenwriter Joe White's old-fashioned values are put to the test when he is the only witness to a heartthrob movie star's indiscretions with a local teenage girl. The movie's smooth-talking director and aggressive producer pressure Joe to put aside
13.
Mission to Mars (2000) as Supervising Sound Editor
The year is 2020 and NASA has made another giant leap for mankind- successfully landing a team of astronauts on Mars. However, shortly after their arrival on the Martian surface, Mission Commander Luke Graham and his colleagues encounter something bizarre, shocking and chilling that brings about a c
14.
State and Main (2000) as Supervising Sound Editor
During a film shoot in a rural New England town, screenwriter Joe White's old-fashioned values are put to the test when he is the only witness to a heartthrob movie star's indiscretions with a local teenage girl. The movie's smooth-talking director and aggressive producer pressure Joe to put aside
15.
Winslow Boy, The (1999) as Re-Recording Sound Mixer
Based on the real-life story of a young naval cadet who is accused of stealing a five shilling postal order. Convinced of the boy's innocence, the Winslow family persuade the country's leading lawyer, Sir Robert Morton to take on the defense. As the case proceeds, it challenges many long-accepted le
16.
Walter Rosenblum: In Search of Pitt Street (1999) as Sound Editor
Born in 1919 and raised by his working-class Jewish parents in New York's Lower East Side, photographer Walter Rosenblum spent much of his time and work exploring this neighborhood. Particularly interested in the immigrant experience in New York City, Rosenblum joined the Photo League in the 1930's.
17.
The Cider House Rules (1999) as Supervising Sound Editor
An orphan trained in medicine sets out to find his place in the world.
18.
Winslow Boy, The (1999) as Supervising Sound Editor
Based on the real-life story of a young naval cadet who is accused of stealing a five shilling postal order. Convinced of the boy's innocence, the Winslow family persuade the country's leading lawyer, Sir Robert Morton to take on the defense. As the case proceeds, it challenges many long-accepted le
19.
Earthly Possessions (1999)
Charlotte Emery, a sheltered homemaker, is disillusioned with marriage and intent on leaving her husband. Standing in line to withdraw all the money in her bank account to finance her departure, she is suddenly taken hostage at gunpoint by Jake, a nervous young bank robber.
20.
Snake Eyes (1998) as Re-Recording Mixer
In Atlantic City, during a hurricane, the Secretary of Defense attends a heavyweight boxing title match. Rick Santoro, a local corrupt cop, watches with his old friend Kevin Dunne, who is now part of the navy guard on the politician. The Defense Secretary is assassinated during the fight while Dunne is distracted by a mysterious redhead. Santoro wants to cover his friend and in the process begins to uncover a more complex conspiracy. He listens to the testimony of various witnesses, including the boxer who throws the fight, and a blonde woman seen talking to the Secretary. He is led to question his own involvement in corruption and to discover more serious abuses of power.
21.
Snake Eyes (1998) as Supervising Sound Editor
In Atlantic City, during a hurricane, the Secretary of Defense attends a heavyweight boxing title match. Rick Santoro, a local corrupt cop, watches with his old friend Kevin Dunne, who is now part of the navy guard on the politician. The Defense Secretary is assassinated during the fight while Dunne is distracted by a mysterious redhead. Santoro wants to cover his friend and in the process begins to uncover a more complex conspiracy. He listens to the testimony of various witnesses, including the boxer who throws the fight, and a blonde woman seen talking to the Secretary. He is led to question his own involvement in corruption and to discover more serious abuses of power.
22.
Twilight (1998) as Supervising Sound Editor
Harry Ross is a private investigator who lives in the garage of Jack and Catherine Ames, two movie star friends. Harry does odd jobs for them in exchange for lodging. Tension arises when Harry begins to be attracted to Catherine and Jack's cancer returns. When Harry attempts to deliver a package to
23.
Two Much (1996) as Supervising Sound Editor
Artist-turned-gallery owner Art Dodge has painted himself into a corner. When his wild scheme for selling his paintings backfires, he is forced to take flight from some vengeful patrons but gets involved in a tempestuous affair with a wild and possessive woman named Betty. Betty wants to land a husband but Art is smitten with her artistic and sensitive sister, Liz, who wants nothing to do with him. Inventing a twin brother, who embodies all the dreams Art left behind when he abandoned painting, Art engages in an increasingly complex series of farcical maneuvers to keep both identities alive and capture the heart of the woman he loves.
24.
First Wives Club, The (1996) as Supervising Sound Editor
Marriage has turned into a crash dive for Brenda Morelli Cushman, Elise Elliot Atchison and Annie MacDuggan Paradise. These three well-heeled Manhattanites were chums during their college days, but they all took different paths. Brenda married an electronics-emporium magnate, Elise became a film sta
25.
To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) as Supervising Sound Editor
Noxeema Jackson, Vida Boheme, and Chi Chi Rodriguez are gonna show America a thing or two about being fabulous. Dressed to kill, with their Dynel tresses tossing in the breeze behind them, these three stars of New York's drag-queen beauty pageant circuit have hit the open road in a 1967 Cadillac con
26.
Paper, The (1994) as Sound Effects Editor
Workaholic New York City tabloid editor Henry Hackett loves the adrenaline rush his job gives him, but the long hours and lousy salary are starting to grate on his wife Martha. With the paper facing cutbacks and his wife pregnant, Hackett contemplates taking a more sedate job with a more respectable
27.
Robot in the Family (1994) as Sound Supervisor
A manic search for a valuable relic pits a father, son and trouble-prone robot against a nasty villain.
28.
Nobody's Fool (1994) as Supervising Sound Editor
Donald "Sully" Sullivan is a sixty-year-old construction worker living in North Bath, New York. Sullivan has no steady work, no love and no money. Estranged for years from his family, he suddenly finds himself face-to-face with his son Peter, an out-of-work college professor with a turbulent marriag
29.
Music of Chance, The (1993) as Supervising Sound Editor
Lottery winners fall victim to con men.
30.
Carlito's Way (1993) as Supervising Sound Editor
Story about the Puerto Rican Mafia during the 1970s. An ex-con tries to retire from his life of crime but old ties seem to make it impossible.
31.
Stranger Among Us, A (1992) as Supervising Sound Editor
An undercover policewoman falls in love with a rabbi''s son while investigating a murder in New York City''s Hassidic community.
32.
Whispers in the Dark (1992) as Supervising Sound Editor
When a woman comes to Dr. Ann Hecker to talk about her violent and very satisfying sexual life, the good doctor realizes that she and her patient share a lover. The psychiatrist soon finds herself embroiled in sadomasochism and murder.
33.
Housesitter (1992) as Supervising Sound Editor
A woman moves into an architect''s house and tells his neighbors that she is his wife. When the man returns, the two continue acting as a couple and fall in love.
34.
Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia, The (1991) as Sound Editor Supervisor
Travis Child is an aspiring country singer who plays in small clubs as he travels across the country with his younger sister Amanda who is his manager. Since Travis tends to drink too much and get involved with the wrong women, Amanda frequently has to get him out of trouble. While they are staying
35.
Bonfire Of The Vanities, The (1990) as Supervising Sound Editor
Story of New York City bond salesman, Sherman McCoy, who accidentally hits a young black man with his car during an unexpected foray into the Bronx.
36.
Comfort of Strangers, The (1990) as Supervising Sound Editor
While on holiday in Venice, an English couple on the verge of separating find themselves inexplicably drawn to a mysterious local and his long-suffering wife.
37.
Q&A (1990) as Sound Editor Supervisor
The story of a corrupt, but well respected, police veteran, and the young assistant district attorney who reproaches him.
38.
Cookie (1989) as Sound Editor Supervisor
A paroled mobster hires his illegitimate daughter to work as his chauffeur.
39.
Casualties of War (1989) as Sound Editor Supervisor
Based on the true story of a squad of soldiers caught in the moral quagmire of wartime Vietnam. Witness to a vile crime, Private Eriksson is forced to stand alone against his fellow soldiers and commanding officer Sergeant Meserve, a powerful and charismatic man pushed over the edge of barbarism by the terror and brutality of combat.
40.
Valmont (1989) as Sound Editor Supervisor
Set in 18th-century France, a young womanizing aristocrat makes a bet with his ex-lover that he can seduce a pure woman.
41.
Family Business (1989) as Sound Editor Supervisor
A young business executive learns from his eccentric grandfather that he comes from a family of robber barons.
42.
Staying Together (1989) as Supervising Sound Editor
The small-town, hardworking McDermott family seemingly has it all - the family business, happy marriage, and respectful children. However, the teenage sons are secretly sleeping around and getting wasted, and rich developers who want to buy out the family's chicken restaurant, causing even more fri
43.
Lodz Ghetto (1988) as Sound Editor Consultant
Created from the writings left by the Jews of the Lodz Ghetto in Poland, this film explores the struggles of a community to survive Nazi domination.
44.
School Daze (1988) as Sound Designer
Homecoming at a southern college.
45.
Let's Get Lost (1988) as Sound Editor Supervisor
A James Dean lookalike pretty boy whose jazz trumpeting and melancholy crooning epitomized '50s cool, Chet Baker had become, when famed photographer Bruce Weber finally caught up with him after three decades of fandom, an alcoholic and a junkie. Weber and crew follow Baker on a year-long trek, from
46.
School Daze (1988) as Sound Editor Supervisor
Homecoming at a southern college.
47.
End of the Line (1987) as Sound Editor Supervisor
The lives of two best friends and career railroad workers are radically changed when the railroad is abandoned in favor of an air freight company.
48.
Making Mr. Right (1987) as Sound Editor Supervisor
49.
Morning After, The (1986) as Sound Editor Supervisor
A troubled alcoholic woman wakes up next to a dead man. With the help of friends, she goes into hiding as they unravel the mystery of what happened.
50.
Power (1986) as Sound Editor Supervisor
Pete St. John is an image advisor to powerful and sometimes dishonest politicians. He is reluctantly working on the campaign of conservative industrialist Jerome Cade who is running for the Senate seat once held by Pete's friend Sam Hastings. Before long, Pete is butting heads with Cade's public rel
51.
Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986) as Sound Editor
Jonathan Silverman, Blythe Danner, Judith Ivey, Bob Dishy, Fyvush Finkel, Brian Drillinger, Stacey Glick. This first entry in Neil Simon''s heavily autographical stage series (which continued with "Biloxi Blues," "Broadway Bound," and "Laughter on the 23rd Floor") gets the film treatment from veteran stage and screen director Gene Saks (who won a Tony for directing the show on Broadway). The story has Simon''s teenaged alter ego, Eugene Jerome, obsessing over sex and baseball while living with his extended family in 1930s-era Brighton Beach, New York.
52.
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) as Sound Editor Supervisor
Stifled New Jersey housewife Robert Glass mitigates her boredom by reading the New York personal ads of an exotic bohemian named Susan. Roberta actually goes into the city to watch an ad-inspired meeting of Susan and her lover Jimmy, but this innocently voyeuristic adventure backfires when she hits
53.
Compromising Positions (1985) as Sound Editor
When a philandering Long Island dentist is found murdered, an upper middle-class housewife decides to do her own snooping around to uncover the real killer, who could be among the victim''s many mistresses.
54.
America and Lewis Hine (1984) as Sound Editor Supervisor
55.
Nothing Lasts Forever (1984) as Sound Editor Supervisor
A displaced artist falls in with a group of social outcasts who actually rule the world.
56.
Cotton Club, The (1984) as Sound Editor
Multiple tales of the loves and lives of musicians, tap dancers, singers, gangsters and their molls at Harlem's legendary jazz joint, "The Cotton Club."
57.
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) as Sound Editor
Kermit and his friends try to get their musical produced on Broadway.
58.
Rumble Fish (1983) as Sound Editor
59.
Tender Mercies (1983) as Sound Editor Supervisor
An alcoholic country star stranded in a small town finds love.
60.
Daniel (1983) as Sound Editor
61.
Scarface (1983) as Sound Editor
A determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel while succumbing to greed in this adaptation of "Scarface" (1932).
62.
Still of the Night (1982) as Sound Editor
A psychiatrist falls for the chief suspect in a patient''''s murder.
63.
The Verdict (1982) as Sound Editor
An alcoholic lawyer struggles to redeem himself by pursuing a high-stakes malpractice case.
64.
Reds (1981) as Sound Editor
American activist John Reed travels to Russia to witness the revolution and its aftermath.
65.
Honeysuckle Rose (1980) as Sound Editor
A country music star leads different lifestyles at home and on the road.
66.
One-Trick Pony (1980) as Sound Editor Supervisor
Ten years ago Jonah has his last hit song, now he is reduced to opening for punk rock bands. His record company is badgering him to write a song that will sell, so Jonah sells out his talent and follows the advise of a trendy music producer. While he tries to get his career back on track, the divorced Jonah manages to see his son on a regular basis, attempts to improve his personal life, and tries to adjust to the social change around him. .
67.
Melvin and Howard (1980) as Sound Editor
One day in the early 1970s, Nevada milkman Melvin Dummar picks up an unkempt, bearded stranger, gives him a ride into town and a quarter. The chronically cash-strapped Dummar later discovers that the man he picked up was the eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes, who has died and left him $150 million
68.
Last Embrace (1979) as Sound Effects Editor
A government agent can''''t tell whether he''''s going mad or his colleagues are really trying to kill him.
69.
Apocalypse Now (1979) as Sound Editor
An Army captain travels to Cambodia during the Vietnam War to terminate a renegade officer.
70.
All That Jazz (1979) as Sound Editor Supervisor
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider), a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
71.
Last Embrace (1979) as Sound Editor
A government agent can''''t tell whether he''''s going mad or his colleagues are really trying to kill him.
72.
Somebody Killed Her Husband (1978) as Adr Editor
A department store clerk who aspires to be a children's book author is having an affair with a young woman who shops at his store. When the couple learn that her husband, two of her neighbors, and a man posing as a detective have all been murdered, the two of them decide to solve the case.
73.
Gizmo (1977) as Sound Editor Assistant
Whimsical compilation of vintage clips showing early 20th century inventors and their often whacky inventions.
74.
Short Eyes (1977) as Sound Editor Supervisor
Clark Davis is a middle class white man accused of raping a young girl. When he is incarcerated for the crime in a New York City prison, he is condemned as a pedophile, and immediately turned on by everyone except an older prisoner named Juan who treats him decently. Davis has no memory of attacking the girl, but has molested children in the past. Because the case against him is weak, Davis will go free sooner or later, unless Juan tells the authorities about the confessions Davis has made to him. As Juan struggles with the decision of what to do, the other prisoners are planning on getting rid of Davis for good.
75.
The Missouri Breaks (1976) as Foley Editor
An outlaw''''s attempts to go straight fall short when a rival rancher hires a psychotic gunman.
76.
Countdown at Kusini (1976) as Sound Editor
77.
Next Man, The (1976) as Sound Editor
Khalil (Sean Connery) is an Arab diplomat who wants to not only make peace with Israel, but admit the Jewish state as a member of OPEC. This instantly makes him a target for a series of ingeniously conceived assassination attempts, most of which he foils with the aid of his friend Hamid (Albert Paulsen) and his girlfriend Nicole (Cornelia Sharpe). But can he trust even them?
78.
Dragonfly (1975) as Adr Editor
A man newly released from a mental hospital sets out to find his nutty family. Along the way, he meets a girl and falls in love. His new found love exorcies the psychological demons that have plagued him for years.
79.
Lies My Father Told Me (1975) as Sound Editor
An elderly man tries to help his neglected grandson come of age.
80.
Night Moves (1975) as Sound Editor Assistant
An L.A. private detective puts aside his own marital woes while tracing a topless nymphet to the Florida Keys.
81.
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) as Sound Editor
Gunmen hold a New York subway train and its passengers for ransom.
82.
Serpico (1974) as Sound Editor Assistant
A rookie risks his life going undercover to ferret out police corruption.
83.
Crazy Joe (1973) as Sound Editor Assistant
The career of infamous gangster Crazy Joe Gallo is chronicled. Gallo formed an alliance with New York City's African-American gangs when he was imprisoned in Attica. When he was released, he used this alliance to attempt to take control of the Mafia, and as a result, was killed in a restaurant in Li
84.
Save the Children (1973) as Sound Editor Assistant
This documentary records the concert held in Chicago in 1972 as part of Jesse Jackson's Operation PUSH exposition. Features performers include Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, and Bill Withers.

Special Thanks (feature film)

85.
Sweet Nothing (1995) as Special Thanks
Angelo "Angel" Gazetta, a Wall Street office worker and loyal family man, is introduced to crack by his best friend, Raymond. Angel makes an initial effort to resist the drug in order to honor his obligations to his wife, Monika, and their two children. Soon, he degenerates from part- to full-time user, quits his job and begins dealing. Monika, at first placated by the trappings of the lifestyle, recognizes the escalation in Angel''s use and wants change. But as a co-dependent wife, it takes little for her to believe in Angel''s hollow promises. Raymond wants change too, but of a different sort. He see his partner''s continued drug use as a threat to their business. Raymond confronts him about it and in an ensuing fight their partnership is broken. Without a steady supply of drugs, Angel quickly deteriorates and becomes a diseased addict with no choice but to get high, no matter the cost.

Sound (special)

86.
Midwife's Tale, A (1998) as Supervising Sound Editor
Dramatization of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book about Martha Ballard, a midwife and mother in the wilds of Maine during the decades following the American Revolution. Ballard, kept a 27-year diary, from which Laurel Thatcher Ulrich wrote her book. An extraordinary woman, Ballard struggled against p
87.
Dottie (1987) as Sound Editor Supervisor
A drama about a victim of agoraphobia, the fear of being in open or public places, who learns that her oldest sister is dying of leukemia. Her decision to venture outside the sanctuary of her home to visit her sister forces her to confront both her phobia and their strained relationship.

Sound (TV Mini-Series)

88.
Let It Be Me (1997) as Supervising Sound Editor

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