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James Sullivan

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Cast (feature film)

The Public Defender (1917) as Father O'Malley

Art Director (feature film)

Limbo (1972) as Art Director
Three women are married to soldiers who were captured or are missing in action in Vietnam. The wives live at the Florida Air Force Base where they endure an emotional limbo as they wait to find out what has happened to their husbands.
Charro! (1969) as Art Director
A reformed outlaw takes on his former cohorts to defend a Western town.
Daddy's Gone A-Hunting (1969) as Art Director
If He Hollers, Let Him Go! (1968) as Art Director
Return of the Gunfighter (1967)
An aging gunfighter tries to help a younger man accused of murder.
The Karate Killers (1967) as Art Direction
The men from U.N.C.L.E. fight off karate-chopping henchmen to track down a secret formula.
Hawaii (1966) as Art Director
Missionaries to the Hawaiian Islands fight nature, disease and their own passions.
The Spy in the Green Hat (1966) as Art Direction
Secret agents fight to keep a criminal mastermind from altering the course of the Gulf Stream.
A Rage To Live (1965) as Art Director
A woman''''s insatiable sex drive destroys her life.
The World of Henry Orient (1964) as Production Design
Two poor little rich girls dog the steps of a womanizing pianist.
Blood Arrow (1958) as Art Director
Cattle Empire (1958) as Art Director
Desert Hell (1958) as Art Director
French Foreign Legion Captain Edwards (Brian Keith), is returning to his post with his desert patrol that is ambushed by an Arab tribe, with Edwards and his sergeant, Benet (Richard Denning), the only survivors. Edwards and Benet are later sent to gather a new patrol. While Benet seeks volunteers, Edwards goes to say farewell to his wife, Celie (Barbara Hale), whom he finds in the arms of another officer, Lieutenant Forbes (Johnny Desmond.) Edwards and Forbes, naturally, begin their dangerous mission with hostility between them. Surrounded by the deadly Tuaregs, Edwards loses one man after another, but doggedly pushes on. He learns that even while the leader of the Tauregs is signing a peace treaty at the outpost, rivals within the tribe plan to ambush the leader, blame it on the French and start a new war.
The Unknown Terror (1957) as Art Director
The mysterious disappearance of Jim Wheatley (Charles Gray), while exploring a cave near a Mexican village, brings his sister, Gina (Mala Powers), and her husband, Dan Matthews (John Howard), to the territory to search for him. Embittered, crippled Pete Morgan (Paul Richards), insists on going along and reminds Dan that his condition is Dan's fault since it happened in an accident in which Pete saved Dan's life. Plus, Gina was Pete's sweetheart before the accident. Did we mention embittered? The party hears about an old Indian legend concerning the Cave of the Dead where human sacrifices were made to the Gods. Dr. Ramsey (Gerald Milton), married to a native girl, Concha (May Wynn), claims no knowledge of the cave, but he is here because the climate is ideal for rapid fungus growth for his work on cultivating fungus for antibiotics. You don't have to be from France to know that if the climate is good for fungus growth, a cave is even better but it takes Dan and Pete a while to get around to that.
Back from the Dead (1957) as Art Director
Copper Sky (1957) as Art Director
Ride a Violent Mile (1957) as Art Director
Johnny Trouble (1957) as Art Director
When her apartment house becomes a college dorm, an elderly woman stays on to become the boys'' surrogate mother.
Around the World in 80 Days (1956) as Art dir [U.S.]
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
Desert Sands (1955) as Production Design
A member of the French Foreign Legion falls for an Arab woman whose family has sworn to kill all foreigners.
Murder Is My Beat (1955) as Settings
After a businessman is found dead, two detectives scramble to find the killer.
Johnny Guitar (1954) as Art Director
A lady saloon owner battles a female rancher out to frame her for murder.
Flight Nurse (1954) as Art Director
Target Earth (1954) as Art Director
Woman They Almost Lynched (1953) as Art Director
Perils of the Jungle (1953) as Art Director
Bandits of the West (1953) as Art Director
Marshal Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) learns of a plan to obstruct the promotion of natural gas in his town. Bud Galloway (Roy Barcroft), ranch boss for Jeff Chadwick (Trevor Bardette)who has just gained his release from prison, is the ringleader of the gang fighting the gas company, headed by Joanne Collier (Cathy Downs.) Galloway tampers the gas line and kills an old man, and Chadwick is blamed. Galloway, knowing that Lane suspects him, hires Dutch Clyburn (Robert Bice) to kill both Lane and Chadwick. Lane learns that Galloway framed Chadwick for the murder of Joanne's father. Galloway gets his in an explosion, Joanne and Steve Edrington (Ray Montgomery)look like they are going to team up, and Rocky and "Black Jack" ride out of town. Evidently heading for El Paso for "El Paso Stampede", as this was the next-to-last film in the series for Allan 'Rocky" Lane and His Stallion "Black Jack." Lane would go on to become the voice of TV's "Mr. Ed", while "Black Jack" retired to a pasture.
Sweethearts on Parade (1953) as Art Director
City That Never Sleeps (1953) as Art Director
Chicago cop Johnny Kelly, dissatisfied with his job and marriage, would like to run away with his stripper girlfriend Angel Face, but keeps getting cold feet. During one crowded night, Angel Face decides she's had enough vacillation, and crooked lawyer Biddel has an illegal mission for Johnny that could put him in a financial position to act. But other, conflicting schemes are also in progress...
The Bigamist (1953) as Art Director
A woman discovers her husband has another family in another city.
Invasion U.S.A. (1952) as Art Director
Five people are sitting in a New York bar with a mysterious Mr. Ohman, when they hear the news that the godless Communists are invading the good ol' U.S. of A. The five rush off to various sections of the country to do their part to stop the invasion, when an A-bomb crashes down upon Manhattan.
Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952) as Art Director
Two performers get lost on a tropical island and are rescued by the local natives. They are advised by the chief's daughter that a scientist - who just happens to remsemble legendary film icon Bela Lugosi - can help them off the Island.
Kid Monk Baroni (1952) as Art Director
Flying Leathernecks (1951) as Art Director
A World War II Marine officer drives his men mercilessly during the battle for Guadalcanal.
The Wild Blue Yonder (1951) as Art Director
Belle Le Grand (1951) as Art Director
Singing Guns (1950) as Art Director
Rhiannon, an outlaw who regularly robs gold from the stagecoach, shoots the new sheriff and then carries him to the doctor. The doctor cleans up Rhiannon and presents him to the sheriff as the man who saved his life. Rhiannon is deputized by the sheriff, and becomes torn between his new life and the prospect of robbing the next gold shipment...
Salt Lake Raiders (1950) as Art Director
When a man sent to prison for murder escapes while being transferred, Rocky is sent to bring him in. When he catches him in a ghost town the man claims to be innocent and was trying to clear himself by finding the stolen money that was never recoveded at the time of the killing. But then they find themselves prisoners of an outlaw gang that is also after the money.
Hills of Oklahoma (1950) as Art Director
In this remake of Gene Autry's 1942 "Call of the Canyon", Rex Allen (Rex Allen), the newly-elected head of the cattleman's association, is driving the combined herds of the ranchers to the nearest railhead when he runs into trouble. The drive is stopped by Brock Stevens (Robert Karnes), whose father is a power in the meat-packing industry, and whose ownership of the railroad spur line enables him to deal ruthlessly with the local ranchers. Rex and the other ranchers are elated when Brock agrees to pay fair-market price for the cattle until they learn the exorbitant loading fees he charges will eat up their profits. The only alternative is to drive the herd to the main line railroad at Big Bow, but to do so means Brock will crack down on them for the $10,000 feed bill they owe his company. Rex starts to Tulsa to borrow the needed money, after ending a move by Hank (Trevore Bardette), the lone dissenter among the ranchers and actually in league with the Stevens crowd. Brock sends his foreman, Webb (Lane Bradford), to stop Rex and his sidekick Jigg (Fuzzy Knight) and when this fails, Brock contacts his father, Charles Stevens (Robert Emmett Keane) in Tulsa. Whens the elder Stevens learns that Rex is appealing to Kate Carney (Elizabeth Risdon), owner of a rival packing company, he sets a plan in action to undermine Rex's appeal for a loan.
Women from Headquarters (1950) as Art Director
Surrender (1950) as Art Director
Hit Parade of 1951 (1950) as Art Director
Hellfire (1949) as Art Director
Zeb Smith is a gambler with a larcenous streak, but when an itinerant preacher takes a bullet meant for him, Zeb vows to fulfill the preacher's mission of building a church. Frustrated in his attempts to get donations, Zeb attempts to capture fugitive Doll Brown in order to obtain the reward. But he finds that there's more to Doll than meets the eye. When his old friend Bucky McLean shows up gunning for Doll, Zeb sees a chance to redeem them all... one way or another.
Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) as Art Director
During World War II, a marine sergeant must turn his recruits into fighting men.
Too Late For Tears (1949) as Art Director
A married woman's discovery of stolen money changes her character for the worse.
The Fighting Kentuckian (1949) as Art Director
A militiaman falls for a Frenchwoman and tries to protect her people from land grabbers.
Angel on the Amazon (1948) as Art Director
Sons of Adventure (1948) as Art Director
The Gallant Legion (1948) as Art Director
When power-hungry Faulkner and Leroux want to divide Texas into smaller sections, instead of allowing it to enter the Union as a single state, Gary Conway and the Texas Rangers must step in to thwart their chicanery.
Wake of the Red Witch (1948) as Art Director
A captain fights a Dutch shipping magnate for a treasure and the heart of a beautiful woman.
Out of the Storm (1948) as Art Director
I, Jane Doe (1948) as Art Director
Old Los Angeles (1948) as Art Director
Old Los Angeles (never known as "California Outpost" until 1953 when Republic re-issued it under that changed-title) finds Bill Stockton (Bill Elliott as William Elliott)leaving Missouri to join his brother Larry (Henry Brandon), and prospect for gold in California. Bill and his pal, Sam Bowie (Andy Devine), arrive in the picturesque town of old Los Angeles in 1848, but find that the outlaws rule...attacking mines and trains, burning ranches, looting stores and killing those who oppose them. Bill learns that Larry has been murdered for the gold claim he had staked for them. He sets out to avenge his brother's death but runs into difficulty when Estelita Del Rey (Estelita Rodriguez) misleads him to protect her lawless lover, Johnny Morrell (John Carroll.) Bill also suspects Luis Savarin (Joseph Schildkraut), gambling house proprietor, and Marie Marlowe (Catherine McLeod), an entertainer at Savarin's place.
The Fabulous Texan (1947) as Art Director
A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two former Rebels take on this despot each in his own way.
The Web (1947) as Art Director
Leopold Kroner, formerly of Colby Enterprises, is released after five years in prison for embezzlement. Andrew Colby, claiming that Kroner has threatened him, hires lawyer Bob Regan as a secret bodyguard. Sure enough, Kroner turns up in Colby's room with a gun, and Regan kills him. Then Regan, who sticks around to romance Colby's secretary Noel, begins to suspect he's been used.
The Pilgrim Lady (1947) as Art Director
That's My Man (1947) as Art Director
Exposed (1947) as Art Director
Slippy McGee (1947) as Art Director
The Invisible Informer (1946) as Art Director
An aristocratic but destitute southern family attempts to swindle an insurance company by faking the theft of a valuable emerald necklace. The company assigns operatives Eve Rogers (Linda Stirling) and Mike Regan (William Henry as Bill Henry) to the case. Eve is nearly strangled by the scion of the family before being rescued by Mike.
That Brennan Girl (1946) as Art Director
In Old Sacramento (1946) as Art Director
Dashing Johnny Barrett has a secret identity: Spanish Jack, the masked bandit. Always one step ahead of the law, Barrett effortlessly balances his double life--robbing by night, romancing by day and always with a smile. But when the woman he loves begins to suspect him and the young man he befriends is arrested for being him, it's time for Johnny to rethink his priorities.
Passkey to Danger (1946) as Art Director
Sun Valley Cyclone (1946) as Art Director
The Cheaters (1945) as Art Director
An unemployed actor tries to save a young innocent from greedy relations.
Bandits of the Badland (1945) as Art Director
When Sunset's brother is murdered, he quits the Rangers and heads out to find the killer. Posing as a prison escapee gets him into the secret hideout of the gang he suspects. He shows the murder bullet to the gunsmith. But the gunsmith, to satisfy a personal grudge, identifies his enemy instead as the owner of the murder weapon.
The Story of G. I. Joe (1945) as Assoc art dir
War correspondent Ernie Pyle joins an Army platoon during World War II to learn what battle is really about.
Mexicana (1945) as Art Director
The Hairy Ape (1944) as Art Director
A ship's stoker becomes obsessed with a society beauty who finds him repulsive.
Tomorrow, the World! (1944) as Art Director
An American family takes in a young German relative and discovers he''''s been indoctrinated with Nazi propaganda.
Klondike Kate (1943) as Associate (Art Direction)
Molly (Glenda Farrell) and her troupe of dancing girls and "entertainers", sent for by saloon owner "Sometime" Smith, arrive in a Klondike mining town by train. Smith is out of town and rival saloon owner Jefferson Braddock (Tom Neal) signs the girls up to work in his saloon. Also arriving is Katherine (Kate) O'Day, with a deed of ownership, willed her by her father, to Braddock's saloon. She hires attorney and self-appointed Judge Horace Crawford (George Cleveland) to handle her ownership claim, but she soon sees that the deck has been stacked against her when Crawford works the trial as the judge and also the lawyer for both sides. She takes a job as singer in the saloon, replacing Lita (Constance Worth) both as star and Braddock's "favorite." Lita helps Smith win a crooked-and-staged game of "High Card" giving Smith ownership of Braddock's saloon. But Smith double-crosses her and she shoots him somewhat dead, and Braddock is accused of the killing, and is about to be lynched.
The Road Back (1937) as Art dir assoc
Foolish Wives (1922) as Tech dir
A fake count seduces and blackmails rich women on the Riviera.

Art Department (feature film)

Dirty (2005)
In a city ravaged by violent crime, the police department's anti-gang task force uses any means at its disposal to get the bad guys off the streets, with cops often acting as judge, jury and executioner. As the unit's self-justifying brutality and corruption spiral further out of control, gang membe

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