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Michael Boyle

Michael Boyle


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Cast (feature film)

Terror At London Bridge (1985) as Dave Williamson
A police detective believes a series of grizzly killings in Lake Havasu, Arizona, may be the work of Jack the Ripper, whose murderous spirit may have been transported to the desert community along with London Bridge.
California Suite (1978)
Four sets of guests at a posh hotel face personal crises.

Sound (feature film)

Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me, The (2000)
Adapted from writer-performer David Drake's award-winning 1993 Off-Broadway one-man show of the same name, "The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me" chronicles key events in one gay man's sexual and political coming-of-age, from his first kiss at 16 to his mourning of dead lovers 20 years later. Nine inter
Child's Wish, A (1997)
When a young girl is diagnosed with cancer, the crisis causes her concerned father's work to suffer and he is fired. Unemployed and without medical insurance, he searches for a new job to no avail. A senator learns of the family's plight and encourages them to testify to help convince Congress to pa
Bloodsucking Pharaohs in Pittsburgh (1991) as Sound
Two detectives and a meter maid join forces to capture a serial killer.
No Place Like Home (1989)
A young couple struggles to get by with two jobs and two children. Their home burns down, and the husband, the former superintendent of the building, is left unemployed. After several unsuccessful attempts to find work, the husband decides to leave town and seek work elsewhere, leaving his family be
Global Assembly Line (1985) as Sound

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father CIA Spymaster William Colby, The (2011)
From the beginning of his career as an OSS officer parachuting into Nazi-occupied Europe, William Colby rose through the ranks of "The Company," and soon was involved in covert operations in hot spots around the globe. He swayed elections against the Communists in Italy, oversaw the coup against Pre
Loving Story, The (2011)
An interracial marriage leads to a criminal trial in this gripping documentary of the Civil Rights era. White Richard and mixed-race Mildred Loving fell for each other at a time when interracial marriage was illegal in their home state of Virginia. When they're convicted of the felony crime of misce
Countdown to Zero (2010)
During the Cold War, nothing loomed as large in the public mind as the bomb. When the Iron Curtain fell, the bomb became a symbol of another era. Naively we felt the danger had passed. In recent years, the threat of nuclear proliferation has grown more urgent, and the political will to eliminate n
Outrage (2009)
An indictment of the hypocrisy of closeted politicians who actively campaign against the LGBT community. Here, the hidden lives of some of our nation's most powerful policymakers are revealed and the media's complicity in keeping their secrets is examined.
Dark Half, The (1993)
A bizarre series of murders begin when a writer tries to "kill off" his crime novel pseudonym.
Bloodsucking Pharaohs in Pittsburgh (1991)
Two detectives and a meter maid join forces to capture a serial killer.

Sound (special)

Thank You, Mr. President: Helen Thomas at the White House (2008)
A profile of journalist Helen Thomas, a legend in political reporting, who has covered every president since John F. Kennedy. Now in her 80s, Thomas sits down for a one-on-one interview in which she reflects on her storied career and the distinct personalities and foibles of the presidents she has
Hard Times at Douglass High: A No Child Left Behind Report Card (2008)
Cameras follow students for one year in an inner-city Baltimore High School, to see how they have been affected by the "No Child Left Behind" policy.
Who Owns the Past? (2001) as Sound Recordist
Documentary about the discovery of a 9000-year-old skeleton on the banks of the Columbia River near Kennewick, Washington. The discovery has re-ignited the conflict between anthropologists and Native American people over the control of human remains found on ancestral lands. For the scientists, know
First Dogs (1999) as Sound Recordist
A look at presidential dogs, from George Washington's Sweet Lips to Bill Clinton's Buddy.
Spy in the Sky (1996)
Documentary recounting the story of the U-2, the CIA's top-secret project whereby especially recruited pilots flew spy planes over the USSR deployed to uncover information about the Soviets' military capabilities during the 1950s.

Film Production - Main (special)

America's Most Wanted: Terrorists -- A Special Edition (2001)
A special edition of the television series "America's Most Wanted" that focuses on the world's most-wanted terrorists. With the help of the FBI, John Walsh and "America's Most Wanted" empower the people of America to shut down terrorist networks around the world. The program profiles and investigate

Misc. Crew (special)

Hard Times at Douglass High: A No Child Left Behind Report Card (2008)
Cameras follow students for one year in an inner-city Baltimore High School, to see how they have been affected by the "No Child Left Behind" policy.
Fat and Happy? (2001)
The program tackles America's latest epidemic: obesity. Twenty-five percent of adults are clinically obese. Even more alarming, 20 percent of children are obese, and the number is rapidly increasing. Alan Alda visits with Dr. George Blackburn of the Center for the Study of Nutrition at Beth Israel D
Flying Free (2001)
Alan Alda speaks with Paul MacCready, who set the world of aeronautical engineering on its head in the mid-1970s when he designed and built the first successful human-powered airplane. Now 75-years-old, MacCready continues to build flying machines. Alda and MacCready fly a variety of planes, ranging
Building Big (2000)
Documentary that features some of the planet's most spectacular structures, highlighting the engineering principles and human stories behind these achievements. Part 1 focuses on bridges, from the stone arch bridges of the Roman Empire, to Japan's giant all-steel Akashi-Kaikyo suspension bridge, th
Dwarf: Standing Tall (2000)
Documentary that explores daily life from the point of view of little people. The program shows how they overcome making a living and simple tasks like managing a flight of stairs, reaching a doorknob or handling a pencil made for average hands. Every year, over 1200 dwarfs of all ages, walks of lif
Never Say Die (2000)
Documentary that explores the progress being made in understanding aging and dying. As scientists unravel the biological mysteries of aging, they're coming up with dramatic ideas for halting -- or reversing -- the aging process.
Washington Monument: It Stands For All, The (2000)
Documentary on the construction on the Washington Monument in the nation's capital as well as its $10,000,000, three-part restoration.
Natural Born Robots (1999)
Nature still defeats human beings in designing machines that can live comfortably in the world around them. Taking the hint, engineers trying to create robots increasingly are turning to living creatures for inspiration. From a giant mechanical cockroach to robotic flying insects, from robotunas to
Great White. Deep Trouble (1999)
Author Peter Benchley (best known for the novel "Jaws") examines the true nature of the endangered great white shark.
Life's Little Questions (1999)
Answers to simple and aggravating questions, such as: Why does traffic slow and even stop on a highway? Why are peppers hot? Is there a remedy for jet lag? Why do coffee cups leave rings on surfaces? How do sand castles stand up?
Three Gorges: The Biggest Dam in the World (1999)
Explores the plans for the construction of the monumental dam on China's Yangtze River, the structure that when completed in 2009 will become the Three Gorges Dam. It is slated to be 610 feet high, 1.3 miles across, creating a reservoir 400 miles and the largest power plant in the world.
Whole World Was Watching, The (1998)
An in-depth look at the political and cultural events of 1968 as seen through the eyes of those who were there.
Real CIA: Enemies, Secrets & Spies (1998)
New York Times reporter Tim Weiner hosts a documentary focusing on the covert operations and history of the CIA.
New Zoos, The (1998)
Program examines how zoos are working both to improve the lives of their captive inhabitants and to help restore wild populations. In San Diego, Alan Alda visits polar bears and pandas that live in an environment specially designed to simulate the continuing stimulation of life in the wild. He takes
Flying High (1996)
Host Alan Alda takes viewers aloft to reveal the flight secrets of birds, insects and airplanes. Segments are entitled "Eternal Wing," "Taking to the Air," "Cockpit Confusion," "Bird Man," and "Robo-Fliers."
National Geographic's Inside the White House (1996)
Viewers are taken behind the scenes -- through basement corriders, kitchens and even into the private quarters of the First Family -- for a glimpse of the White House set against the backdrop of a state dinner for Russian President Boris Yeltsin in 1995.
Navy Blues, The (1996)
Examination of U.S. Navy after the Tailhook controversy, investigating the shock caused by the sex scandal involving naval aviators five years ago and its continuing impact on the Navy. Explores the controversy over the post-Tailhook mandate to introduce women into combat roles and positions of grea
Wright Stuff, The (1996)
Documentary recounting how Wilbur and Orville Wright became world celebrities when, after producing the first plane to really fly in 1903, they had to prove to the public that they had actually mastered manned flight.
Chico Mendes: Voice of the Amazon (1989)
A documentary about environmental advocate Chico Mendes and the movement he created to protect Brazil's rain forests from ranchers and land speculators before he was killed on December 22, 1988.

Sound (TV Mini-Series)

From the Earth to the Moon (1998)
Series based on America's Apollo space program from 1961 to 1972. Episodes include: the birth of the space program; the probe into the fatal launch-pad blaze of Apollo 1, January 27, 1967; the countdown to launch Apollo 7, October 1968; the first moon orbit by Apollo 8, December 1968; Apollos 9 and

Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)

Hallelujah (1993)

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