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Director (feature film)

The Monster that Challenged the World (1957) as Dialogue Director
An earthquake unleashes a horde of giant prehistoric monsters.
Down Three Dark Streets (1954) as Dialogue Director
An FBI Agent takes on the three unrelated cases of a dead agent to track down his killer.
Vice Squad (1953) as Dialogue Director
The head of an escort ring joins forces with a vice cop to solve a murder.

Cast (feature film)

Corvette Summer (1978) as Desk Sergeant
A high school student takes off in search of his stolen, rebuilt Corvette.
Ransom For a Dead Man (1971) as Paul Williams
A clever lady lawyer hatches an intricate plan to do away with her wealthy husband for his fortune and then finds herself parrying with a rumpled but wily homicide detective who would go on to have a long-running TV series (1971-78). Lee Grant received an Emmy nomination for her performance.
Billie (1965) as Dr. Hall
A high school girl''''s athletic prowess scandalizes a conservative small town.
Incident in an Alley (1962) as District Attorney
A policeman has to prove that the teenager he shot actually was a delinquent.
Cry for Happy (1961) as Chaplain
Army photographers on leave in Japan take over a geisha house.
The Gazebo (1960) as Dr. Bradley
A suburban couple tries to cope with a murder victim whose body refuses to stay put.
It Started with a Kiss (1959) as Air Force major
After a whirlwind courtship, an Army officer and his wacky wife try to make their marriage work.
The Buccaneer (1959) as Naval aide to Patterson
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Cry Terror! (1958) as
A mad bomber holds an innocent family hostage.
The Decks Ran Red (1958) as Vic
Dishonest seamen plan a murderous mutiny.
Hot Spell (1958) as Harry
A housewife becomes frustrated by her loveless marriage and her husband's uneasy relationship with their children.
Sayonara (1957) as Consul
American soldiers in post-war Japan defy convention when they fall in love with local women.
The Wings of Eagles (1957) as Executive officer
Biography of Frank "Spig" Wead, the pioneer aviator who turned to writing after being grounded by an accident.
The Monster that Challenged the World (1957) as Lt. Bob "Clem" Clemens
An earthquake unleashes a horde of giant prehistoric monsters.
Beau James (1957) as Reporter
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.
The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) as Boedecker
Charles Lindbergh risks his life to complete his historic flight from New York to Paris.
Chicago Confidential (1957) as Traynor
A union president fights off organized crime only to find himself framed for murder.
Last of the Bad Men (1957) as Green
Bombers B-52 (1957) as Baker
A hard-nosed Air Force sergeant tries to keep his daughter from dating a hotshot flyer.
Julie (1956) as Det. Pope
A stewardess is stalked by her psychotic estranged husband.
A Cry in the Night (1956) as Ogilvie, police radio operator
A police captain's emotions get in the way when his daughter is kidnapped.
Strategic Air Command (1955) as Duty officer
A baseball star takes to the air to help plan the U.S.'' aerial defense.
I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955) as Stage manager
True story of singer Lillian Roth''''s battle against alcoholism.
The Scarlet Coat (1955) as Captain
An American officer goes undercover to unmask a Revolutionary War traitor.
Dragnet (1954) as Intern
Two homicide detectives try to find just the facts behind a mobster''''s brutal murder.
Down Three Dark Streets (1954) as Greg Barker
An FBI Agent takes on the three unrelated cases of a dead agent to track down his killer.
Athena (1954) as Television director
A society lawyer falls in love with the daughter of a family of fitness fanatics.
Hell and High Water (1954) as Photographer
A privately-financed scientist and his colleagues hire an ex-Navy officer (Widmark) to conduct an Alaskan submarine expedition in order to prevent a Red Chinese anti-American plot that may lead to World War III. Mixes deviously plotted schoolboy fiction with submarine spectacle and cold war heroics.
The Juggler (1953) as Shaul
A Jewish refugee fights to overcome the psychological effects of his World War II experiences.
Donovan's Brain (1953) as Mr. Brooke
A scientist keeps an unscrupulous tycoon's brain alive and falls under its influence.
Vice Squad (1953) as Detective
The head of an escort ring joins forces with a vice cop to solve a murder.
Above and Beyond (1953) as Chaplain Downey
The pilot who helped drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima struggles with the demands of the dangerous mission.
Boots Malone (1952) as Private investigator
A broken-down sports agent tries to use a promising jockey as his ticket back to the top.
Flat Top (1952) as Executive officer
Without Warning! (1952) as Don
Loan Shark (1952) as Lt. White
A vicious loan shark ring has been preying on factory workers. When several workers at a tire factory suffer violence at the hands of the loan sharkers, a union leader and the factory owner try to recruit ex-con Joe Gargan to infiltrate to the gang. At first Joe does not want to get involved, but changes his mind when his brother-in-law dies at the hands of a savage loan shark hood. Joe works his way into the mob, but in order to keep his cover, Joe can't tell anyone what he is up to. This results in him being disowned by his sister and girl friend.
Operation Secret (1952) as Maj. Dawson
Cornel Wilde, Steve Cochran, Phyllis Thaxter, Karl Malden, Paul Picerni, Lester Matthews, Dan O''Herlihy, Jay Novello, Robert Shaw. After assisting the French Underground during WWII, American Officer Cornel Wilde is later accused of murder and subversive activities by former colleagues. Based on the actual exploits of Lieutenant Colonel Peter Ortiz.
The Sniper (1952) as Harper
An unhappy man goes on a killing spree.
Close to My Heart (1951) as Young father
A journalist's wife insists on adopting an abandoned child.
Operation Pacific (1951) as Commander
A dedicated submarine commander sacrifices everything to defeat the enemy.
Three Guys Named Mike (1951) as Meteorologist Hawkins
A stewardess can't choose among three suitors.
Her First Romance (1951) as Paul Powers
A high school girl steals from her parents to be with the boy she loves.
The Flying Missile (1951) as Lieutenant commander
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) as Mr. Carlson
An alien demands that Earth's leaders choose between peace and destruction.
Up Front (1951) as Lt. Myers
Based on the famed W.W.II cartoons: Lowbrow G.I.s Willie and Joe, on the Italian front, are good soldiers in combat, but meet the antics of gung-ho Captain Johnson and other military snafus with a barrage of wry comments. On a 3-day pass in Naples, Joe's penchant for wine and women involves the pair with luscious Emi Rosso and her moonshiner father, whose tangled affairs land them in ever deeper trouble.
Smuggler's Gold (1951) as George Brewster
The head of a smuggling ring sucks his niece''''s fiancé into his operation.
The Man Who Cheated Himself (1951) as Howard Frazer
Rich Lois Frazer, divorcing her fortune-hunter husband, finds he's bought a gun. Suspecting he plans to kill her, she calls in her lover, who just happens to be Homicide Lieutenant Ed Cullen. When Ed arrives, the gun gets used...and because of his relationship with Lois, Ed is compelled to compound a felony. The good news: Ed himself is assigned to the case. The bad news: Ed's hotshot younger brother Andy, a new- minted detective, is also on the case...and anxious to prove himself.
Criminal Lawyer (1951) as Byron Claymore
An alcoholic lawyer sobers up to defend his friend in a murder case.
The Magnificent Yankee (1951) as Norton
True story of the lifelong love affair between Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and his wife.
Caged (1950) as Dr. Ashton
A young innocent fights to survive the harsh life in a women's prison.
When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950) as Major
A small-town soldier gets a chance to be a hero when he accidentally crosses enemy lines.
David Harding, Counterspy (1950) as Hopkins
The Asphalt Jungle (1950) as Reporter
A gang of small time crooks plots an elaborate jewel heist.
Customs Agent (1950) as Perry
No Sad Songs for Me (1950) as Lee Corbett
A terminally ill woman struggles to leave her husband and child taken care of before she dies.
Homicide (1949) as Bartender
Killers scare a murder witness into silence.
Johnny Allegro (1949) as Coast Guard officer
A reformed hoodlum gets mixed up with counterfeiters and a deadly manhunt.
The Fountainhead (1949) as Young man
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
Tokyo Joe (1949) as Lieutenant
An American in post-war Japan gets caught up in the black market.
Tell It to the Judge (1949) as Pete's associate
To win back her husband, a divorcee pretends to be married to a loser.
Flaxy Martin (1949) as McClane, assistant district attorney
Messing with a mobster's girlfriend gets a lawyer framed for murder.
Prison Warden (1949) as Al Gardner
Task Force (1949) as Timmy
A naval officer devotes his life to the development of the aircraft carrier.
It's a Great Feeling (1949) as Publicity man
When nobody at Warner Bros. will work with him, movie star Jack Carson decides to turn an unknown into his co-star.
State Department File 649 (1949) as Reverend Morse
The Doctor and the Girl (1949) as Anesthetist
A doctor leaves his wealthy family to work in the slums.
Command Decision (1949) as Control officer
A senior officer faces the horror of sending his men on suicide missions over Germany during the last days of World War II.
The Undercover Man (1949) as Hoodlum
A treasury agent tries to convict a ruthless mobster of tax evasion.
Money Madness (1948) as Donald [Harper]
Lady at Midnight (1948) as Ross Atherton
Wake of the Red Witch (1948) as Diver's assistant
A captain fights a Dutch shipping magnate for a treasure and the heart of a beautiful woman.
On an Island with You (1948) as Lieutenant commander
A movie star falls for a handsome naval officer during location shooting in Hawaii.
He Walked by Night (1948) as C.B. officer
After killing a cop, a burglar fights to evade the police.
To the Ends of the Earth (1948) as
A treasury agent becomes obsessed with exposing an international drug ring.
Night Wind (1948) as Colonel
It Had to Be You (1947) as Atherton
A runaway bride meets her match in a handsome fireman.
Buck Privates Come Home (1947) as Medic
Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a race-car builder who's trying to find backers for a new midget racer he's building.
O.S.S. (1946) as Trainee
John Martin is part of an American spy team dropped into France during World War II to destroy the French railway system. After successfully blowing up a tunnel he runs back to save Ellen and is told "Never come back for me again." Later he must choose whether or not to obey her wishes.
I Wanted Wings (1941) as Montgomery, co-pilot
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.

Cast (special)

Strategic Air Command (1959)
A would-be series that was to focus on the experiences of the men and women of the United States Air Force. The pilot episode relates the heroic story of Lieutenant James Obenauf who, while on a simulated bombing mission, saved the life of the crew when the plane caught fire in mid-air. Broadcast a

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