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Fred Zendar

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Cast (feature film)

Sometimes a Great Notion (1971) as
A family of lumberjacks make trouble in the Northwest.
Spartacus (1960) as Guard
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes. Meanwhile, in Rome, the slave revolt has become a deciding factor in the power struggle between two senators: the republican Gracchus and the militarist Crassus, each of whom sees the fortunes of the rebellion as the key to his own rise to power or humiliating defeat. As the two statesmen attempt to aid, hinder and manipulate the rebels for their own benefit, Spartacus and his followers press on toward freedom.
Hot Spell (1958) as
A housewife becomes frustrated by her loveless marriage and her husband's uneasy relationship with their children.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Taskmaster/Slave
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
The Seven Little Foys (1955) as Acrobat
The famed vaudevillian puts his children in the act to keep the family together when his wife dies.
Living It Up (1954) as Reporter
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
The Caddy (1953) as Caddy
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''s taught everything.
The War of the Worlds (1953) as Marine lieutenant
A scientist on vacation stumbles upon a Martian invasion.
Son of Paleface (1952) as Ollie
In this sequel to "The Paleface", Bob Hope and Jane Russell return as the lead characters. Hope plays Junior Potter, who returns to claim his father's gold, which is nowhere to be found. Throw in Russell as "Mike", the luscious head of a gang of thieves, and Roy Rogers as a federal marshal hot on her trail.
Submarine Command (1951) as Frogman
A Naval commander torments himself over a crewman''''s death.
Darling, How Could You! (1951) as Rugged sailor
Based on James Barrie's play "Alice Sit-By-The-Fire". In turn-of-the-century New York, a young girl who believes she's learned "the seamy side of life" from a risque play takes it upon herself to rescue her estranged mother from what appears to be a steamy love affair.
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) as Benny Southstreet
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
Let's Dance (1950) as American lieutenant
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
Union Station (1950) as Clerk/Ambulance driver
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Soldier/Spectator
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
Battleground (1949) as German soldier
American soldiers in France fight to survive a Nazi siege just before the Battle of the Bulge.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949) as Peasant
A blow to the head sends an auto mechanic back to the days of Camelot.
Whispering Smith (1949) as Railroad man
A railroad detective tries to bring in a gang of train robbers and a lost love.
State of the Union (1948) as Photographer
A presidential candidate fights to keep his integrity and his wife during a grueling campaign.
Joan of Arc (1948) as Townsperson/French soldier
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
Unconquered (1947) as Townsman
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Where There's Life (1947) as Co-pilot
The American heir to a European throne tries to elude assassins.
Road to Rio (1947) as Stevedore/Strong man
Another in the excellent Hope and Crosby 'Road To' series. Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get mixed up with a potential suicide Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpectedly turns them over to the ship's captain. When they find out that she has been hypnotised, to go through a marriage of convenience, when the ship reaches Rio, the boys turn up at the ceremony, in order to stop the wedding, and to help catch the crooks.
Unconquered (1947) as Trapper
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
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.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Spike, member of 'Claiborne' crew
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.

Stunts (feature film)

Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979) as Stunts
Rival salvage parties enter an upside down ocean liner in search of treasure.
Amazing Captain Nemo, The (1978) as Stunts
Navy scientists find the legendary Captain Nemo living in suspended animation in his Nautilus on the bottom of the sea. He is revived and soon becomes involved in a war started by the King of Atlantis.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

The Hawaiians (1970) as Stunt coordinator
A wanderer returns home only to find political turmoil, disease and romantic difficulties.
Fantastic Voyage (1966) as Technical Advisor
A team of scientists shrinks to remove a blood clot from the brain of a defecting scientist.
A High Wind in Jamaica (1965) as Dir nautical op
The parents of children living in Jamaica, afraid that the kids are growing up uncivilized, decide to send them to England. But during the voyage, the childrens' ship is boarded by pirates and in the confusion the children wind up trapped on the pirate ship. The children view it as a lark, and one of them, a girl named Emily, develops an unusual bond with Chavez, the pirate captain. The superstitious pirates can't wait to unload the kids at the first port, but a tragedy prevents it, and Emily's relationship with Chavez takes a fateful twist.
Man's Favorite Sport? (1964) as Tech adv (aquatic seq)
A sporting goods salesman who knows nothing about fishing must enter an angling contest.
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961) as Technical Advisor
The captain of a nuclear submarine defies his commanders to save the Earth from a deadly space fire.
The Vikings (1958) as Boat and water expert
Viking half-brothers fight over a throne and a beautiful captive.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) as Diving master
A renegade sea captain uses a pioneering submarine to force peace on the world.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Sometimes a Great Notion (1971) as Stunts
A family of lumberjacks make trouble in the Northwest.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) as Stunt double
Two free-spirited bank robbers flee railroad detectives and head for Bolivia.
The Buccaneer (1959) as Stunts
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) as Double
A renegade sea captain uses a pioneering submarine to force peace on the world.
High Barbaree (1947) as Stunt man
A downed pilot looks back on his life as he awaits rescue in the South Pacific.
Unconquered (1947) as 2d unit double
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.

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