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Art Department (feature film)

Dime With a Halo (1963) as Set Decoration
Five Mexican street kids steal from the collection plate to bet on a race horse.
The Hoodlum Priest (1961) as Set Decoration
A priest tries to straighten out juvenile delinquents.
The Little Shop of Horrors (1960) as Prop Master
A clumsy young man nurtures a bloodthirsty plant that forces him to kill to feed it.
The Music Box Kid (1960) as Props
A gangster''''s heartless ways lead his wife to rebel.
Three Came to Kill (1960) as Props
Professional assassin Cameron Mitchell and his cronies invade the home of a flight controller and take his family hostage as they plot the murder of a Middle Eastern premier.
The Wasp Woman (1959) as Prop Master
A cosmetics executive's search for eternal beauty turn her into a monster.
Paratroop Command (1959) as Prop Master
Submarine Seahawk (1959) as Props
Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow (1959) as Props
A bunch of troublemaking '50s greasers are kicked out of their garage and move their hot-rod clubhouse to an old, deserted mansion which they soon find out is haunted by a "She Creature" that wears gym shoes.
She Gods of Shark Reef (1958) as Prop Master
Two men find themselves ship wrecked on a island with women who perform strange rituals.
Teenage Cave Man (1958) as Prop Master
Robert Vaughn stars as a white 35 year old teenage caveman with styled hair who seeks to discover what is in the uncharted jungles beyond his tribe's campsite. It is against the Word (and the Word is the Law), but he breaks it anyway. Soon he discovers a strange creature which kills with its touch. We later learn that this is not a prehistoric tale, but a post-apocalyptic tale, and the strange creature is a 500-plus year old irradiated scientist in a radiation suit...
Night of the Blood Beast (1958) as Prop Master
An astronaut returns from space dead. The base that recovered him is then cut off from the outside world by an alien. The revival of the dead astronaut, the death of a scientist, and the discovery of alien embryos inside the resurrected astronaut's body bodes ill for the survival of those trapped at the base and the rest of humanity.
Jet Attack (1958) as Props
High School Hellcats (1958) as Prop Master
The Hellcats are an all-female gang bent on bucking authority and terrorizing the schools by doing things like having a bad attitude toward their teachers and parents. When Joyce, a new student, moves into the neighborhood, she draws the attention of The Hellcats. Desperate for acceptance and unhappy with her homelife, Joyce goes along with the gang, and is soon drinking, dancing and meeting boys. Can her parents stop her descent into depravity?
Machine-Gun Kelly (1958) as Prop Master
War of the Satellites (1958) as Prop Master
The Bonnie Parker Story (1958) as Prop Master
In the 1930s, amoral blonde tommy-gun girl Bonnie Parker cut a swath of bodies across the South-West. Starting out on gas stations and bars with side-kick Guy Darrow she graduated to bank hold-ups with Darrow's brother and, after bloodily springing him, her jailed husband. But there was never any doubt who was in charge.
Voodoo Woman (1957) as Props
Deep in the jungles a mad scientist is using the natives¿ voodoo for his experiments to create an indestructible being to serve his will. When a party of gold seekers stumbles upon his village, the scientist realizes that Marilyn the expedition¿s evil leader is the perfect subject for his work.
Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957) as Props
A scientific experiment unleashes giant crabs on a deserted island.
Rock All Night (1957) as Prop Master
A rock and roll film intended for the drive-in, set in a bar where a new singer is auditioning. However, things get complicated when a pair of criminals turn up and take hostages to hold off the police. The payed-off local heavy-guy turns out to be useless, as does a professional boxer, but the situation is resolved by the plucky short guy with a chip on his shoulder (Dick Miller).
The Undead (1957) as Prop Master
Two psychical researchers procure the services of a lady of the night and send her back in time under hypnosis. She finds herself in the body of a past existence - a woman in medieval times waiting to be beheaded as a witch. By avoiding this fate she unwittingly starts to alter history.
Not of This Earth (1957) as Prop Master
An alien agent (Paul Birch) from the distant planet Davana is sent to earth via a high-tech matter transporter. There he terrorizes Southern California in an attempt to acquire blood for his dying race, the result of a devastating nuclear war.
Naked Paradise (1957) as Prop Master
Motorcycle Gang (1957) as Prop Master
A troublemaker returns to town only to find his old tearaway pals have joined a supervised motorcycle club. Friction erupts between him and the new leader about this goody-goody setup, and about the charms of gang moll Terry.
Teenage Doll (1957) as Prop Master
The Black Widows, a teenage girl gang, find one of their number killed; they suspect Barbara, sometime girlfriend of the leader of rival gang The Vandals. As the gangs prepare for a rumble, we glimpse the members' home lives, exaggerating every type of family dysfunction; but that of their "average American" quarry is no better. Full of shadowy urban night scenes.
Reform School Girl (1957) as Props
For refusing to squeal on her delinquent boyfriend, a teen girl is thrown into reform school where she ends up meeting his ex-girlfriend and the jealous tempers fly.
Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957) as Prop Master
A teenage couple making out in the woods accidentally runs over an alien creature with their car. The creature's hand falls off, but it comes alive, and, with an eye growing out of it, begins to stalk the teens. Meanwhile, Joe the town drunk wants to store the body in his refrigerator, but some of the alien's buddies inject alcohol into his system, and Joe dies of an overdose.
Dragstrip Girl (1957) as Props
Rival teens challenge themselves to a dragstrip race, and the winner runs of the girl.
Burden of Truth (1957) as Prop Master
The Killing (1956) as Asst set dec
A team of specialists plots a daring racetrack robbery, but they don''t reckon with human frailty.
The She-Creature (1956) as Prop Master
A mysterious hypnotist (Chester Morris) reverts his beautiful assistant (Marla English) back into the form of a prehistoric sea monster that she was in a past life.
It Conquered the World (1956) as Prop Master
One of several remaining members of its race, an alien from Venus is guided to Earth by disgruntled scientist Tom Anderson, who tells it which humans it should attach mind control devices to. Among them is his old friend, fellow scientist Paul Nelson. Nelson, after killing a flying bat-thing which carries the device, finally persuades the paranoid Anderson that he's been wrong to ally himself with an alien bent on world domination. They hurriedly leave when they discover Tom's wife has picked up a rifle and gone to the alien's cave to try to kill it.
Flesh and the Spur (1956) as Prop Master
Girls in Prison (1956) as Prop Master
Protesting innocence (of course), 21-year-old Anne Carson, convicted as an accomplice to a bank robbery, finds herself in prison with 3 equally glamorous cellmates in form-fitting uniforms: tough Jenny, unbalanced Dorothy, and deceptive, sweet-talking Melanee who (it's implied) makes unwanted lesbian advances toward Anne. The prison chaplain takes an interest in her case...or is it in her? As Anne meets the darker side of prison life, she learns that her greatest danger is the existence, somewhere out there, of unrecovered bank loot everyone thinks she hid.
Day the World Ended (1956) as Prop Master
After a nuclear war, an unlikely group of people, including a rancher, a geologist, a crook and his girlfriend, find themselves trapped in the middle of nowhere while battling an ugly mutant created by Paul Blaisdell. The geologist and the crook also find the time to fight over the rancher's daughter, while the moll fumes.
Two-Gun Lady (1955) as Prop Master
Karen Marshall arrives in the town controlled by Jud Ivers posing as Kate Masters. Her traveling companion taught her to shoot and she puts on her sharpshooting act at the saloon. But her main objective in returning is to find and kill the man that murdered her mother when she was a girl. That man is Ivers' son and when her true identity becomes known she is ready to face him in a gunfight.
The Lonesome Trail (1955) as Prop Master
A veteran of the Indian wars, Johhny Rush returns to his home to find that it has been confiscated by a cattle baron taking over in the valley. Rush also finds that his girl is engaged to the baron, because the girl's fathers' ranch is in financial jeopardy. When Rush loses the use of his gun arm in a fight with the barons henchmen, he learns to use a bow and arrow for defense...with deadly consequences.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Wild in the Streets (1968) as Prop
Max Frost, a 24-year old rock star millionaire, joins causes with a California politician to get the vote for 15-year olds. He continues his master plan by helping elect one of his groupies to the senate. Max and his cohorts resort to trickery to get congress to lower the minimum age requirements for higher office, and he's on his way to the Oval Office with his youth-controlled police state agenda.
Killers Three (1968) as Prop master
Devil's Angels (1967) as Prop
Rival motorcycle gangs take over a small town and fight it out.
The Trip (1967) as Prop
A young man drops acid in search of help with his troubled emotional life.
A Time for Killing (1967) as Props
Confederate soldiers keep the war's ending a secret so they can escape to Mexico.
Thunder Alley (1967) as Prop
After a serious accident, a stock car racer joins a "Thrill Circus" where he performs stunts for amusement, but begins to yearn for his professional career again - and the girl helps him get there.
The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966) as Prop
Hiram Stokley is a recently desased corpse who learns that he has 24 hours to mastermind and perform one good deed in order to get into Heaven, so he enlists the help of his long deceased girlfriend Cecily, a ghost, to stop his greedy lawyer, Reginald Ripper and his henchman J. Sinister Hulk from claiming his estate for themselves and protecting his eligible heirs, Chuck, Lili, Hiram's cousin Myrtle, and her son who brings his beach party friends up at the mansion for a pool party while Reginald Ripper also employs his daughter Sinistra, and J. Sinister Hulk's slow-witted associates Chicken Feather and Yolanda to help them terrorize the teens, while dopey biker Eric Von Zipper and his Malibu Rat Pack bikers also get involved in pursuing Yolanda for a share of the estate.
Fireball 500 (1966) as Props
Two race car drivers vie for the same girl as they compete in a cross-country race.
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965) as Prop
Dr. Goldfoot hopes to ensnare the fortunes of the world's wealthiest men with the aid of the beautiful bikini-clad robots he manufactures in his laboratory.
Bikini Beach (1964) as Prop
A millionaire tries to prove that his pet chimp is as smart as the local teens.
Pajama Party (1964) as Prop
A Martian teenager sent to prepare for an invasion falls in love with an Earth girl.
Muscle Beach Party (1964) as Prop
The beach gang goes head-to-head with the bodybuilders of a new gym that's interfering with their strip on the sand.
War Is Hell (1964) as Prop
"X"--The Man With X-Ray Eyes (1963) as Prop
Ray Milland plays Dr. James Xavier, a world renowned scientist experimenting with human eyesight. He devises a drug, that when applied to the eyes, enables the user to see beyond the normal realm of our sight (ultraviolet rays etc.) it also gives the user the power to see through objects. Xavier tests this drug on himself, when his funding is cut off. As he continues to test the drug on himself, Xavier begins to see, not only through walls and clothes, but through the very fabric of reality!
Beach Party (1963) as Prop
An anthropologist studies the dating habits of the teens hanging out on a nearby beach.
Married Too Young (1962) as Prop master

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