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Also Known As: Died: November 10, 1997
Born: March 4, 1916 Cause of Death: complications from heart disease
Birth Place: Delmar, Delaware, USA Profession: Producer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Look In Any Window (1961) as Director
A troubled teen loses his job as a aircraft mechanic and goes on a drinking binge.
2.
Macbeth (1948) as Dialogue Director
A Scottish warlord and his wife murder their way to a pair of crowns.

Cast (feature film)

3.
F for Fake (1973)
Director Orson Welles examines the career of a notorious art forger.
4.
Macbeth (1948) as Second Murderer
A Scottish warlord and his wife murder their way to a pair of crowns.
5.
The Lady from Shanghai (1948) as Reporter
A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.
6.
Riffraff (1947) as Trumpie
After lucking into a map to a rich oil field, a man has to dodge those out to steal it.
7.
The Falcon Takes Over (1942) as Reporter
A society sleuth and a lady reporter try to track down a murderous thug's lost girlfriend.
8.
Tom, Dick and Harry (1941) as Newsreel announcer
A girl accepts three wedding proposals at once and dreams of marriage to each man.
9.
Citizen Kane (1941) as Jerry Thompson/Narrator of "News on the March"
The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
10.
All That Money Can Buy (1941) as Guide
A farmer sells his soul for seven years of good crops.

Writer (feature film)

11.
The Lively Set (1964) as Story
Casey Owens (James Darren), a young mechanic, has developed a design for a turbine car engine, paving the way for a jet-powered auto certain to set a new land speed record. Wealthy playboy Stanford Rogers (Peter Mann) hires Casey to build the car for him to race in the Tri-State Endurance Run. Chuck Manning (Doug McClure), an engineering student Casey met in a drag race, discovers potential flaws in the car's design. After an unsuccessful test run, Rogers abandons the turbine-powered car for a traditional racing model, but Casey and Chuck rework the turbine vehicle to compete with Rogers in the endurance run. Pamela Tiffin plays Eadie, Chuck's sister who becomes Casey's love interest.
12.
The Party Crashers (1958) as From a story by
13.
As Young as We Are (1958) as Based on a Story by
14.
The Deadly Mantis (1957) as Story
The calving of an Arctic iceberg releases a giant praying mantis, trapped in suspended animation since prehistoric times. It first attacks military outposts to eat their occupants, then makes its way to the warmer latitudes of Washington and New York. A paleontologist works together with military units to try to kill it.
15.
Revenge of the Creature (1955) as Story
The Creature from the Black Lagoon is back! This time he's captured by scientists and transported to an aquarium in south Florida. Naturally, he's attracted to the lovely female scientist and manages to escape and kidnap her, heading to Jacksonville, presumably to catch a Jaguars game.
16.
The Lawless Breed (1953) as Story
Released from jail, John Wesley Hardin leaves an account of his life with the local newspaper. It tells of his overly religious father, his resulting life of cards and guns, and his love for his step-sister replaced on her death during a gun fight with that for dance-hall girl Rosie.
17.
Flesh and Fury (1952) as Story
Deaf boxer Paul Callan captures the interest of gold-digging blonde Sonya Bartow and retired fight manager 'Pop' Richardson. For a time, Sonya has the upper hand with Paul, but ultimately a rival appears in the shape of upper-crust reporter Ann Hollis. With a 3-way fight under way for influence over Paul, he takes matters into his own hands, but learns that getting what he wanted isn't necessarily a happy ending.

Producer (feature film)

18.
The Rare Breed (1966) as Producer
A brave woman tries to breed her English bull with western cattle.
19.
The Lively Set (1964) as Producer
Casey Owens (James Darren), a young mechanic, has developed a design for a turbine car engine, paving the way for a jet-powered auto certain to set a new land speed record. Wealthy playboy Stanford Rogers (Peter Mann) hires Casey to build the car for him to race in the Tri-State Endurance Run. Chuck Manning (Doug McClure), an engineering student Casey met in a drag race, discovers potential flaws in the car's design. After an unsuccessful test run, Rogers abandons the turbine-powered car for a traditional racing model, but Casey and Chuck rework the turbine vehicle to compete with Rogers in the endurance run. Pamela Tiffin plays Eadie, Chuck's sister who becomes Casey's love interest.
20.
Look In Any Window (1961) as Producer
A troubled teen loses his job as a aircraft mechanic and goes on a drinking binge.
21.
Raw Wind in Eden (1958) as Producer
On a small Mediterranean island live Costanza, her father Urbano, and beachcomber Moore, whom she plans to marry. Into this Eden come two plane crash survivors, supermodel Laura and her playboy friend Wally. The shapely, worldly Laura becomes a bad influence, especially when triangles start to develop. But beyond this, little mysteries lead Laura and Wally to wonder what's going on and who Moore really is.
22.
The Space Children (1958) as Producer
A glowing brain-like creature arrives on a beach near a rocket test site via a teleportation beam. The alien communicates telepathically with the children of scientists. The kids start doing the alien's bidding as the adults try to find out what's happening to their unruly offspring.
23.
The Party Crashers (1958) as Producer
24.
The Lady Takes a Flyer (1958) as Producer
25.
As Young as We Are (1958) as Producer
26.
The Colossus of New York (1958) as Producer
Jeremy Spensser, genius humanitarian, is killed in an accident just after winning the Nobel Peace Prize. His father William, a brilliant brain surgeon, works on the body in secret before burial; later revealing to his other son Henry that he has the brain on life support and hopes to encase it in a robot body! The resulting being is large, strong, and develops many strange powers. Initially it has Jeremy's gentle personality but this, too, begins to change, and a year later it decides to end its long seclusion... Unusual piano music score.
27.
The Land Unknown (1957) as Producer
On a naval expedition to Antarctica, three men and reporter Maggie Hathaway crash-land in a crater 1000 m below sea level. There, they encounter steamy tropical forest, dinosaurs, carnivorous plants, and human footprints, as Maggie's clothes become more and more abbreviated.
28.
Gun for a Coward (1957) as Producer
A young cowboy, whose dedication to the principles of peace and reason has earned him a reputation for cowardice, overcomes his psychological aversion to violence after his elder brother unjustly censures him for not joining in a foolhardy gunfight in which their youngest brother is killed.
29.
The Deadly Mantis (1957) as Producer
The calving of an Arctic iceberg releases a giant praying mantis, trapped in suspended animation since prehistoric times. It first attacks military outposts to eat their occupants, then makes its way to the warmer latitudes of Washington and New York. A paleontologist works together with military units to try to kill it.
30.
The Mole People (1956) as Producer
Archaeologists stumble upon a race of albinos living under the earth. They are afraid of light of any kind and keep mutant humanoid mole men as their slave
31.
The Creature Walks Among Us (1956) as Producer
In this third Gill-Man feature, the Creature is captured and turned into an air-breather by a rich mad scientist. This makes the Creature very unhappy, and he escapes, killing people and setting fires in the process.
32.
Revenge of the Creature (1955) as Producer
The Creature from the Black Lagoon is back! This time he's captured by scientists and transported to an aquarium in south Florida. Naturally, he's attracted to the lovely female scientist and manages to escape and kidnap her, heading to Jacksonville, presumably to catch a Jaguars game.
33.
Chief Crazy Horse (1955) as Producer
When young Crazy Horse, of whom great things were predicted, wins his bride, rival Little Big Man goes to villainous traders with evidence of gold in the sacred Lakota burial ground. Of course, a new gold rush starts despite all treaties, and Crazy Horse becomes military leader of his people. Initial Indian victories lead to the inevitable result. Uniquely, all is told from the Indian perspective.
34.
This Island Earth (1955) as Producer
Dr. Meacham is chosen along with others by the inhabitants of the planet Metaluna to do research that will help save their dying planet. However, an evil scheme is uncovered by the suspecting Dr. Meacham when he discovers the Metalunan's plan to take over Earth. Dr. Meacham then escapes an exploding Metalunan built Earth lab along with Dr. Adams only to be kidnapped while flying away in a small plane. A flying saucer wisks both the scientists off to Metaluna where they are held accountable for blowing up the Metalunan Earth lab during their escape. They later escape there with the help of Exeter the friendly Metalunan. Metaluna then self destructs and the Doctors make it safely back to Earth, which is saved from Metalunan invasion.
35.
Tarantula (1955) as Producer
A scientist's experiments to cure hunger create a giant tarantula.
36.
Dawn at Socorro (1954) as Producer
A gunfighter mends his ways to help save an innocent young girl.
37.
Four Guns to the Border (1954) as Producer
38.
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) as Producer
Scientists track a prehistoric monster in the South American jungle while it tracks them.
39.
Johnny Dark (1954) as Producer
Automobile engineer, Johnny Dark (Tony Curtis), designs a radical new car. When the owner refuses to sponsor the car in a Canada to Mexico Sports-car race, Johnny, with the aid of the owner's grand-daughter (Piper Laurie), steals the car and runs the race against the favored driver, his ex-buddie.
40.
It Came from Outer Space (1953) as Producer
No one believes an amateur astronomer's spaceship sighting until the town's people begin disappearing.
41.
The Lawless Breed (1953) as Producer
Released from jail, John Wesley Hardin leaves an account of his life with the local newspaper. It tells of his overly religious father, his resulting life of cards and guns, and his love for his step-sister replaced on her death during a gun fight with that for dance-hall girl Rosie.
42.
The Stand at Apache River (1953) as Producer
Sheriff Lane Dakota captures robbery-murder suspect Greiner just as the latter is wounded in an Apache ambush. At remote outpost Apache River, Lane and his prisoner spend the night with other travelers, including 2 women with a surprising number of fancy dresses. In the morning, who should appear but a band of ostensibly peaceful Apaches strayed from the reservation. And bigoted Colonel Morsby is strongly inclined to shoot first and ask questions afterward...
43.
The Black Castle (1952) as Producer
44.
The Treasure of Lost Canyon (1952) as Associate Producer
Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired miner and pharmacist. Doc and David become fast friends in their scenic outdoor rambles. But when they discover a hidden treasure, the idyllic interlude gives way to more troubles and a strange coincidence.
45.
The Raiders (1952) as Producer
46.
Cave of Outlaws (1951) as Associate Producer
47.
Citizen Kane (1941) as Welles's staff
The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.

Editing (feature film)

48.
Cave of Outlaws (1951) as Film Editor

Production Companies (feature film)

49.
As Young as We Are (1958) as Company

Cast (special)

50.
Battle Over Citizen Kane, The (1996) as Interviewee
Documentary recounting the clash between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over the production and release of Welles' 1941 film, "Citizen Kane," which was a brutal portrait of the newspaper magnate.

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