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Birth Place: Profession: Cinematography ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Marry Me Again (1953) as Himself, newsreel reporter
Bill (Robert Cummings), a jet pilot hero from the Korean War, returns home with intentions of marrying his sweetheart, Doris (Marie Wilson.) But Doris has inherited a million dollars and Bill won't marry her because he dreams of a home and babies, with himself as the sole source of income on his $65 a week. Doris has to find a way to make him change his mind. No matter her character name, Marie Wilson was playing her usual "Irma" role, and finds an "Irma" solution.
2.
Ghost-Town Gold (1936) as Thunderbolt O'Brien, the Champ
Barrington's men rob the bank and hide the gold in a ghost town. The ghost town's only citizen finds the gold and tries to use it to bet on a boxing match. Seeing the gold, the Mesquiteers rush to the ghost town and recover the rest of it. They need to get it to the bank before it opens but Barrington's men stand in the way.

Cinematography (feature film)

3.
Butcher's Wife, The (1991) as Camera Operator
A butcher living in New York City marries a country girl who is a clairvoyant. When her powers are discovered, they have a profound effect on the people in their neighborhood.
4.
Downtown (1990) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
A new member of the police force learns the tricks of the trade from his more experienced partner.
5.
Kindergarten Cop (1990) as Director Of Photography (Oregon)
An undercover policeman poses as a pre-school teacher to protect a child from his at-large parolled father.
6.
Couch Trip, The (1988) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
An escaped mental patient claims to be a famous shrink and lands a gig as a radio psychologist.
7.
Great Outdoors, The (1988) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
Chet Ripley, a hard-working family man, packs up his family for a vacation at a lakeside resort in the mountains. However, any hope at peace and tranquility is squashed the moment Roman, his obnoxious brother-in-law, shows up with his wife and kids. Chet does his best to keep his patience and try to enjoy the wilderness, but due to Roman's constant annoying presence, the vacation can't end soon enough for the Ripleys.
8.
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
A dumb cop tries to thwart a plot to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
9.
Dragnet (1987) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
To his chagrin, by-the-book Los Angeles policeman Joe Friday has been assigned a flippant, street-wise new partner, Pep Streebeck. They are investigating a series of murders, which leads them to the religious cult P.A.G.A.N. (People Against Goodness and Normalcy). Infiltrating the group, they rescue Connie Swain, and she and Friday fall in love. When Connie identifies respected community leader and the police commissioner's friend Reverend Jonathan Whirley as the head of the cult, Friday attempts to publicly arrest the man and is suspended. Connie is kidnapped in retaliation and when Friday is reinstated, he and Streebeck lead the raid on the P.A.G.A.N. headquarters and Friday's heroics save Connie and bring Whirley to justice.
10.
Golden Child, The (1986) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit) (Los Angeles)
Eddie Murphy is a detective with a special knack for finding missing children. His services are requested (since he is the "Chosen One" ) to find the "Golden Child, " a Bhuddist mystic who was kidnapped by an evil sorcerer. Murphy plays his usual wise-cracking self in this comical take on the mystical.
11.
Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985) as Camera Operator
When his prized bicycle is stolen, a small-town boy searches the country for it.
12.
Romancing the Stone (1984) as Camera Operator
A repressed romance novelist travels to Colombia to uncover the mystery behind her sister's disappearance. Once there, she meets up with a rough-and-tumble American adventurer whom she hires to help her in her search. The two embark on an adventure involving a valuable gem and some dastardly villians, but a budding love affair is not far behind.
13.
Stop Making Sense (1984) as Camera Operator
A rockumentary about "The Talking Heads."
14.
Staying Alive (1983) as Camera Operator
Sequel to "Saturday Night Fever." Tony Manero strikes out for the bright lights of Broadway.
15.
Stroker Ace (1983)
Stoker Ace is a fast living, hard-driving stock car racer whose high spirited antics finally catch up with him. He is forced into the clutches of a greedy fried chicken magnate, who watns him for all he is worth, both on and off the track.
16.
Let's Spend the Night Together (1982) as Camera Operator (Los Angeles)
Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones perform 24 songs during two 1980 concerts.
17.
Blade Runner (1982) as Camera Operator
An ex cop comes out of retirement in order to hunt down androids who are being reproduced for purpose of slavery.
18.
Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip (1982) as Camera Operator
The legendary comedian is seen in footage from two sold-out appearances which he performed at the Hollywood Palladium. Pryor's material is drawn from his personal experiences and observations, and include the 1980 accident that nearly killed him.
19.
The Four Seasons (1981) as Camera Operator
Three middle-aged couples who vacation together find their loyalties to one another and their marriages tested when one of the couples divorces and the husband re-marries a much younger woman.
20.
Final Countdown, The (1980) as Camera Operator
Cold war era aircraft carrier is transported back to December 6, 1941 through a time warp.
21.
Xanadu (1980) as Camera Operator
A mythological muse helps an artist and a former big-band clarinetist open a roller disco.
22.
Prophecy (1979) as Camera Operator
When Dr. Robert Verne and his wife go to Maine to study the effects of a lumber mill on the environment there, they find a horrifying variety of mutations in the local wildlife. After a series of violent deaths of people in the area, a research expedition is formed, and a large, mutant bear is found to be the killer.
23.
The Jerk (1979) as Camera Operator
A naive young man seeks his fortune while trying to escape a deranged killer.
24.
...And Justice For All (1979) as Camera Operator
A crusading attorney is assigned to defend a judge accused of rape.
25.
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
A small-time criminal fakes insanity in hopes of doing easy time in a mental hospital.
26.
Shampoo (1975) as Camera Operator
A hairdresser expresses his fear of commitment by seducing his female clients.
27.
Let the Good Times Roll (1973) as Cinematographer
Fifties rock stars reunite 20 years later for a concert.
28.
Elvis On Tour (1972) as Cinematographer
Extensive concert footage highlights this documentary about the King's touring in the early '70s.
29.
The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972) as Camera Operator
This film chronicles the most daring robbery of the James Younger gang. On September 7, 1876, the gang held up the bank in Northfield, Minnesota which was known at the time as "the biggest bank west of the Mississippi."
30.
Black Gunn (1972) as Camera Operator
Racial tension in L.A., as beefy nightclub boss Jim Brown avenges his brother's death by leading black Vietnam vet activists against the white mobsters who are responsible.
31.
Play Misty for Me (1971) as Camera Operator
A disc jockey is stalked by a rejected girlfriend turned violent.
32.
Brewster McCloud (1970) as Camera Operator
A mysterious boy living in the Houston Astrodome dreams of building himself a pair of wings.
33.
In Cold Blood (1967) as Assistant Camera
Two vagrants try to outrun the police after committing a savage crime in this real-life shocker.
34.
Blindfold (1966) as Assistant Camera
Dr. Bartholomew Snow, a psychiatrist, is treating a man with emotional problems who, it turns out, is a brilliant scientist being pursued by different international powers and their operatives. Snow soon finds himself caught in the middle and out of desperation, he falls in with a mysterious and beautiful woman named Vicky Vincenti. But is she helping him, or is she yet another sinister figure out to manipulate him?
35.
Forty Pounds of Trouble (1963) as Assistant Camera

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