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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cinematography (feature film)

1.
The Legend of Tom Dooley (1959) as Cable man
Michael Landon, Jo Morrow, Jack Hogan, Richard Rust, Dee Pollock, Ken Lynch, Ralph Moody. Unaware that the Civil War is over, a trio of Confederate soldiers rob a Union stagecoach, killing two men, and bringing about their own downfall. Ted Post (HANG 'EM HIGH) directs this fatalistic western which features The Kingston Trio performing the popular theme song over the title credits.

Sound (feature film)

2.
LaVyrle Spencer's Family Blessings (1999)
A widow finds refuge in the arms of a younger man after the death of her son. Lee Reston, 44, and Chris Lallek, 30, find love while mourning the death of Greg, Lee's son and Chris's best friend. Lee's family and friends oppose the relationship because of the age difference but Lee decides to pursue
3.
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella (1997)
Television movie remake of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "Cinderella." With the help of her Fairy Godmother, a poor girl who dreams of finding true happiness, but who is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Minerva and Calliope, attends a special ball where the local Prince must choos
4.
Lightning Jack (1994) as Production Sound Mixer
The story of a turn-of-the-century bank thief who, after his gang is wiped out, takes a young mute man hostage. The young man then tries to be his partner in crime.
5.
Revolver (1992)
An American secret agent who, paralyzed by an assassin's bullet, sets out to find his assailant and in the process uncovers a top-secret warfare operation that threatens international security.
6.
Born To Ride (1991) as Sound Recording Mixer
A motorcycle racer is recruited by the Army in 1939 to teach the enlisted men how to ride.
7.
Loose Cannons (1990) as Sound Mixer
The adventures of a veteran policeman and the young, off-beat detective he's partnered with.
8.
Shooter (1988)
A story set during the Vietnam War, about five young wire-service photographers working for the International Press Bureau.
9.
Traxx (1988) as Sound
After battling his way through El Salvador, the Middle East and Nicaragua, Traxx decides to retire to a life of baking gourmet cookies. When he finds himself in need of money, Traxx decides to hire himself out as the "Town Tamer" and begins cleaning up Hadleyville, Texas of its lowlife street scum.
10.
Second Serve (1986)
A television movie about Richard Radley, a father, surgeon, naval officer, and athlete, who underwent a sex-change operation to become the woman -- Renee Richards -- whom she felt had always been trapped in the body of a man. The film, based on Renee Richards' own account, describes the psychologica
11.
Agatha Christie's Murder In Three Acts (1986)
Peter Ustinov portrays the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot for the fifth time in this television movie. Poirot is enjoying a house party with his old friend Arthur Hastings at the residence of a retired American actor, Charles Cartwright, and his secretary Miss Milray. One of the other guests, The
12.
Better Off Dead (1985)
A teenager deals with a hilarious assortment of personal crises.
13.
Brothers-in-Law (1985)
Antagonistic in-laws, a highway patrolman and a good-old-boy trucker, reluctantly join forces to battle an unscrupulous tycoon who happens to be the father of their twin ex-wives and a nasty land developer who' s trying to gobble up valuable waterfront property. A pilot to a prospective series that
14.
Mischief (1985) as Sound
It is 1956 and Jonathan Bellah is having a hard time finding love. But when the shy Jonathan becomes friends with the rebellious and popular Gene, who gives Jonathan some tips about girls, things begin to change.
15.
Ladyhawke (1985) as Sound
During medieval times an evil bishop cast a spell on two lovers--turning the woman into a hawk by day and the man into a wolf by night--and the only person who can help undo it is a young petty thief.
16.
Bad Medicine (1985) as Sound
Since he can't get accepted into any American medical schools, a wanna-be doctor ends up in a zany and dubious Central American one.
17.
Wet Gold (1984)
Three men and a girl embark on a deadly underwater hunt for sunken treasure in this unofficial remake of "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" with Brooke Shields in the Tim Holt role, Burgess Meredith in Walter Huston's, and Tom Byrd and Brian Kerwin sharing Bogart's. The network press releases to the
18.
Something About Amelia (1984)
Controversial, highly publicized drama about incest, spotlighted at the time as TV's "last taboo," with Ted Danson -- as far from his "Cheers" character of Sam Malone as imaginable -- playing the father accused by his teenage daughter of having sex with her. Original, more exploitive title was "Daddy's Little Girl." Emmy Award nominations included Outstanding Drama Special, actor, actress, supporting actress (Zal), director, writer, composer and film editor.
19.
Wild Life, The (1984) as Sound Recording Mixer
A recent high school graduate takes on a wild and crazy wrestler as his roomate in a swinging singles apartment complex.
20.
Starflight One (1983)
A hypersonic passenger jet is forced into orbit.
21.
Marvin and Tige (1983) as Sound
22.
Man With Two Brains, The (1983) as Sound
Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr, the world's leading brain surgeon, grieves over the untimely death of his wife Rebecca. One night, while obsessing about Rebecca, he hits the lovely Dolores Benedict with his car. Michael operates on her and saves her life, unaware that she is a gold-digger looking for a new
23.
Two of a Kind (1983) as Sound Recording
24.
Desperate Lives (1982)
High school brother and sister Helen Hunt and Doug McKeon (in this second TV-movie in as many nights) get involved with drugs. Tom Atkins and Diane Ladd are their parents, Diana Scarwid their student counselor, and Sam Bottoms the local pusher. William Windom and Dr. Joyce Brothers are members of th
25.
Blade Runner (1982) as Sound Recording
An ex cop comes out of retirement in order to hunt down androids who are being reproduced for purpose of slavery.
26.
Eleanor, First Lady of the World (1982)
A dramatization of the life of Eleanor Roosevelt following FDR's death through the time of her new career at the fledgling United Nations. Jean Stapleton was Emmy Award-nominated as Outstanding Actress, and other nominations went for costume design and hairstyles.
27.
Six Pack (1982) as Sound Recording Mixer
A race car driver stops in a small town, only to have his race carstripped by six youths. The six youths then stowaway in his trailer and he becomes a reluctant father to them.
28.
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982) as Sound Recording Mixer
A private eye interacts with classic film noir characters to help a beautiful woman.
29.
Love and Money (1982) as Sound
An investment planner who is bored with his job and his girlfriend is given the opportunity to help open a new firm in South America and accepts the offer. Once in the new country, he finds himself dealing with dictators and revolutionaries during a time of intense political upheaval, and to complic
30.
Why Would I Lie? (1980) as Sound
Cletus is a man who lies with ease. After he takes a job as a social worker, Cletus begins to care about a little boy named Jorge who has been taken away from his mother, who was wrongly convicted of a crime and jailed. Before he can reunite the boy with his mother, Cletus has to concoct a story to keep the child from being adopted. And while he is working on this, he meets the mother's counselor and falls in love with her.
31.
Two Worlds Of Jenny Logan, The (1979)
A romantic gothic drama about a modern-day woman's journey into the past in a desperate attempt to change fate and save the life of her true love, a young artist she had fallen for at the turn of the century. Based on David Williams' novel, "Second Sight."
32.
Sex and the Single Parent (1979)
Two attractive divorcees find that their newly-realized independence continues to be guided by their respective parental obligations.
33.
Before and After (1979)
Humorous tale of a housewife who goes to a fat farm, only to discover that her husband has been playing around while she's been trying to dump the weight he's found excessive. She takes up with a young artist who doesn't care about her weight and her jealous spouse soon begins demanding her undivided attention, but, thinner-but-wiser, she must decide what she really wants from life. Rosemary Murphy, as her somewhat disapproving mother, replaced Inga Swenson.
34.
Breaking Away (1979) as Sound; Sound Recording Mixer
Recent midwestern high school graduate Dave is obsessed with bicycle racing. His dream is to compete in the Italian races someday and his immersion in all things Italian is driving his father crazy. Dave and his three best friends fight with the local college kids who look down on them for being "townies." When the Italian bicycle team comes to their town to race, Dave is disillusioned by their snobbery and the dirty tricks they use to win. So Dave drops his Italian identity and he and his friends enter the university's bike race and compete with their college student rivals.
35.
Wild Wild West Revisited, The (1979)
The intrepid team of Old West government intelligence agents are brought out of retirement after ten years to hunt down a cunning new adversary, the son of their former arch enemy, who is suspected of cloning imposters to be substituted for the crowned heads of Europe and perhaps even the President
36.
One And Only, The (1978) as Sound Recording Mixer
1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already otherwise engaged. But getting a job after college turns out much harder than expected; most directors take offense at his free interpretation of his roles. Desperate, he tries in wrestling. To avoid getting beaten up he stages the fights - and incidentally invents show-wrestling.
37.
Big Bob Johnson and His Fantastic Speed Circus (1978)
A rambunctious comedy about a ragtag auto racing team that helps an heir to gain the inheritance his uncle is trying to snatch from him, and finds itself in a race from one end of Louisiana to the other that pits one Rolls-Royce against another.
38.
Embryo (1976) as Sound
A scientist doing experiments on a human fetus discovers a method to accelerate the fetus into a mature adult in just a few days. However, the "adult" fetus turns into a homicidal psycho and looks for a new formula to prevent her from aging further.
39.
Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976)
The fifteen-year-old daughter of a cocktail waitress goes to the big city to become a prostitute when she can't find legitimate work.
40.
Rocky (1976) as Sound
A dimwitted boxer fights to prove he can go the distance against a glamorous champ.
41.
Barbary Coast, The (1975)
A government undercover agent and the dashing owner of a boomtown San Francisco casino team up to expose an elaborate extortion plot devised by a Confederate Army officer in this pilot for the short-lived (late 1975) series that bore a striking resemblance to the fondly-remembered "Wild, Wild West."
42.
Together Brothers (1974) as Sound Mixer
The Together Brothers is a gang of African American and Hispanic teenagers in Galveston, Texas. When a popular policeman is murdered, the leader of the Brothers makes it his business to find the killers. Since his 5-year-old brother is the only witness to the crime, the gang members have to do thei
43.
Crazy World of Julius Vrooder, The (1974) as Sound Recording Mixer
After returning home, a Vietnam veteran lives in the psychiatric ward on the V.A. hospital, because he cannot cope with the craziness of the world.
44.
Black Eye (1974) as Sound
Following the manhunt of an L.A. cop suspended for killing the pusher responsible for his sister's death.
45.
Last American Hero, The (1973) as Sound Recording Mixer
Junior Jackson grew up in North Carolina where he used his driving skills to outrun the law while helping his father in the moonshine business. But when his father is jailed for selling the illegal whiskey, Junior decides to use his talent to become a professional stock car racer and earn enough mon
46.
Mack, The (1973) as Sound
Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes in the form of two corrupt white cops and a crime lord who wants him to return to the small time.
47.
Save the Tiger (1973) as Sound Recording Mixer
A clothing manufacturer faces a midlife crisis and a failing business.
48.
One is a Lonely Number (1972) as Sound
A pretty divorcee tries to build a new life.
49.
Play It As It Lays (1972) as Mixer
While in recovery from a nervous breakdown, actress Maria Wyeth recalls the rise and fall of her career. Initially a model who moved into acting via low-budget biker films, she married the director of those films, Carter Lang. Sadly, the more successful he became in the business, the less attention
50.
Thumb Tripping (1972) as Sound Mixer
While a couple of young hippies hitch-hikes through the country, they meet a number of people. Some are nice, some are peculiar, but when they meet a man named Smitty, their trip turns dangerous.
51.
Little Big Man (1970) as Sound
An American pioneer raised by Indians ends up fighting alongside General Custer.
52.
Hail, Hero! (1969) as Sound
A young, but clean-cut hippie confronts his family about his feelings regarding the Vietnam War.
53.
Run, Angel, Run! (1969) as Sound Recording
Angel, a member of a tough motorcycle gang roaming the Southwest, gets on offer from a major news magazine. In exchange for giving the magazine a big scoop by exposing the inner workings of his gang, the magazine will pay him $10,000. Angel takes the offer, although it means he and his girlfriend must now go on the run from cyclists looking for revenge. Along the way, they hide out with a sheep farmer, earning their keep by taking care of the farm and building a new life together.
54.
Take the Money and Run (1969) as Sd mix
An incompetent criminal becomes the subject of a documentary.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

55.
Born To Ride (1991)
A motorcycle racer is recruited by the Army in 1939 to teach the enlisted men how to ride.
56.
Traxx (1988)
After battling his way through El Salvador, the Middle East and Nicaragua, Traxx decides to retire to a life of baking gourmet cookies. When he finds himself in need of money, Traxx decides to hire himself out as the "Town Tamer" and begins cleaning up Hadleyville, Texas of its lowlife street scum.
57.
Shooter (1988)
A story set during the Vietnam War, about five young wire-service photographers working for the International Press Bureau.
58.
Ladyhawke (1985)
During medieval times an evil bishop cast a spell on two lovers--turning the woman into a hawk by day and the man into a wolf by night--and the only person who can help undo it is a young petty thief.
59.
Bad Medicine (1985)
Since he can't get accepted into any American medical schools, a wanna-be doctor ends up in a zany and dubious Central American one.
60.
Mischief (1985)
It is 1956 and Jonathan Bellah is having a hard time finding love. But when the shy Jonathan becomes friends with the rebellious and popular Gene, who gives Jonathan some tips about girls, things begin to change.
61.
Wild Life, The (1984)
A recent high school graduate takes on a wild and crazy wrestler as his roomate in a swinging singles apartment complex.
62.
63.
64.
Man With Two Brains, The (1983)
Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr, the world's leading brain surgeon, grieves over the untimely death of his wife Rebecca. One night, while obsessing about Rebecca, he hits the lovely Dolores Benedict with his car. Michael operates on her and saves her life, unaware that she is a gold-digger looking for a new
65.
Blade Runner (1982)
An ex cop comes out of retirement in order to hunt down androids who are being reproduced for purpose of slavery.
66.
Love and Money (1982)
An investment planner who is bored with his job and his girlfriend is given the opportunity to help open a new firm in South America and accepts the offer. Once in the new country, he finds himself dealing with dictators and revolutionaries during a time of intense political upheaval, and to complic
67.
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
A private eye interacts with classic film noir characters to help a beautiful woman.
68.
Desperate Lives (1982)
High school brother and sister Helen Hunt and Doug McKeon (in this second TV-movie in as many nights) get involved with drugs. Tom Atkins and Diane Ladd are their parents, Diana Scarwid their student counselor, and Sam Bottoms the local pusher. William Windom and Dr. Joyce Brothers are members of th
69.
Six Pack (1982)
A race car driver stops in a small town, only to have his race carstripped by six youths. The six youths then stowaway in his trailer and he becomes a reluctant father to them.
70.
Eleanor, First Lady of the World (1982)
A dramatization of the life of Eleanor Roosevelt following FDR's death through the time of her new career at the fledgling United Nations. Jean Stapleton was Emmy Award-nominated as Outstanding Actress, and other nominations went for costume design and hairstyles.
71.
Why Would I Lie? (1980)
Cletus is a man who lies with ease. After he takes a job as a social worker, Cletus begins to care about a little boy named Jorge who has been taken away from his mother, who was wrongly convicted of a crime and jailed. Before he can reunite the boy with his mother, Cletus has to concoct a story to keep the child from being adopted. And while he is working on this, he meets the mother's counselor and falls in love with her.
72.
Wild Wild West Revisited, The (1979)
The intrepid team of Old West government intelligence agents are brought out of retirement after ten years to hunt down a cunning new adversary, the son of their former arch enemy, who is suspected of cloning imposters to be substituted for the crowned heads of Europe and perhaps even the President
73.
Breaking Away (1979)
Recent midwestern high school graduate Dave is obsessed with bicycle racing. His dream is to compete in the Italian races someday and his immersion in all things Italian is driving his father crazy. Dave and his three best friends fight with the local college kids who look down on them for being "townies." When the Italian bicycle team comes to their town to race, Dave is disillusioned by their snobbery and the dirty tricks they use to win. So Dave drops his Italian identity and he and his friends enter the university's bike race and compete with their college student rivals.
74.
Big Bob Johnson and His Fantastic Speed Circus (1978)
A rambunctious comedy about a ragtag auto racing team that helps an heir to gain the inheritance his uncle is trying to snatch from him, and finds itself in a race from one end of Louisiana to the other that pits one Rolls-Royce against another.
75.
One And Only, The (1978)
1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already otherwise engaged. But getting a job after college turns out much harder than expected; most directors take offense at his free interpretation of his roles. Desperate, he tries in wrestling. To avoid getting beaten up he stages the fights - and incidentally invents show-wrestling.
76.
Embryo (1976)
A scientist doing experiments on a human fetus discovers a method to accelerate the fetus into a mature adult in just a few days. However, the "adult" fetus turns into a homicidal psycho and looks for a new formula to prevent her from aging further.
77.
Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976)
The fifteen-year-old daughter of a cocktail waitress goes to the big city to become a prostitute when she can't find legitimate work.
78.
Barbary Coast, The (1975)
A government undercover agent and the dashing owner of a boomtown San Francisco casino team up to expose an elaborate extortion plot devised by a Confederate Army officer in this pilot for the short-lived (late 1975) series that bore a striking resemblance to the fondly-remembered "Wild, Wild West."
79.
Crazy World of Julius Vrooder, The (1974)
After returning home, a Vietnam veteran lives in the psychiatric ward on the V.A. hospital, because he cannot cope with the craziness of the world.
80.
Black Eye (1974)
Following the manhunt of an L.A. cop suspended for killing the pusher responsible for his sister's death.
81.
Mack, The (1973)
Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes in the form of two corrupt white cops and a crime lord who wants him to return to the small time.
82.
Last American Hero, The (1973)
Junior Jackson grew up in North Carolina where he used his driving skills to outrun the law while helping his father in the moonshine business. But when his father is jailed for selling the illegal whiskey, Junior decides to use his talent to become a professional stock car racer and earn enough mon
83.
Save the Tiger (1973)
A clothing manufacturer faces a midlife crisis and a failing business.
84.
One is a Lonely Number (1972)
A pretty divorcee tries to build a new life.

Sound (TV Mini-Series)

85.
James Clavell's Noble House (1988)
A four-part miniseries based on James Clavell's novel about romance, intrigue and international power struggles in contemporary Hong Kong.
86.
Windmills Of The Gods (1988)
A two-part miniseries based on Sidney Sheldon's best-selling novel involving a Midwestern college professor who is swept into the world of international political intrigue when she is appointed by the President to be the new American Ambassador to Romania. She becomes the target of an assassin who's
87.
John Steinbeck's "East of Eden" (1981)
This three-part, eight-hour exploration of the John Steinbeck novel about the Trask family and the women who haunted their lives for two generations covered far more ground than did the 1955 feature film that starred James Dean, Julie Harris and Raymond Massey. Timothy Bottoms and Bruce Boxleitner a
88.
Moneychangers (1976)
This four-part adaptation of Arthur Hailey's tale of power and greed in the banking business has two ambitious vice presidents become rivals when an imminent board room vacancy arises won an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Series of the 1976-77 season as well as an Emmy for Christopher Plummer

Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)

89.
Windmills Of The Gods (1988)
A two-part miniseries based on Sidney Sheldon's best-selling novel involving a Midwestern college professor who is swept into the world of international political intrigue when she is appointed by the President to be the new American Ambassador to Romania. She becomes the target of an assassin who's
90.
Moneychangers (1976)
This four-part adaptation of Arthur Hailey's tale of power and greed in the banking business has two ambitious vice presidents become rivals when an imminent board room vacancy arises won an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Series of the 1976-77 season as well as an Emmy for Christopher Plummer

Sound (TV Mini-Series)

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93.
Last Frontier, The (1986)
A four-hour miniseries about a feisty American widow swept up in a bitter property feud and a stormy romance in the great outback of Australia. Kate Hannon, a working woman from Los Angeles with two teen-age children, marries an Australian widower with two daughters. She follows him to his Outback r
94.
Best Place to Be, The (1979)
A lavish romantic drama in true Ross Hunter style about a young widow whose life is complicated by a hippie daughter, a rebellious teenage son and an ill-starred love affair with a younger man -- and then a former suitor comes back into the picture. The film not only marked Donna Reed's TV movie debut but also brought her back to television after a twelve-year absence.

Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)

95.
Best Place to Be, The (1979)
A lavish romantic drama in true Ross Hunter style about a young widow whose life is complicated by a hippie daughter, a rebellious teenage son and an ill-starred love affair with a younger man -- and then a former suitor comes back into the picture. The film not only marked Donna Reed's TV movie debut but also brought her back to television after a twelve-year absence.

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