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Director (feature film)

1.
Octaman (1971)
A scientific expedition in Mexico discovers several unusual baby octopus specimens. When they capture several of the critters their half-man/half-octopus parent appears to terrorize the hapless scientists.
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Mad at the World (1955) as Director
4.
I, the Jury (1953) as Director
It's nearly Christmas, but Mike Hammer is on the vengeance trail when Jack, his wartime buddy, is murdered. Hotheaded Hammer sets out to find the killer, working his way through an increasingly large pile of suspects (and corpses). Along the way, he meets a new love interest, psychologist Charlotte Manning, a treacherous Santa, a gangster named Kalecki, and two weird sisters, the Bellamy twins.

Writer (feature film)

5.
It Came From Outer Space II (1996) as From Screenplay
Updated remake of the 1953 feature film about a small desert community shaken up when an alien crash lands nearby and begins to take over the minds and bodies of the town's inhabitants.
6.
Hostage Flight (1985) as From Story
A group of American passengers aboard a hijacked domestic flight overthrow the four terrorists holding them captive and judge them for their crime before the plane lands.
7.
Deaf Smith And Johnny Ears (1973) as From Story
A deaf gunslinger fights for Texas' independence.
8.
Deaf Smith And Johnny Ears (1973) as Screenwriter
A deaf gunslinger fights for Texas' independence.
9.
Man and Boy (1972) as Writer
The Civil War is over and the west offers unlimited opportunities for the adventurous. Yet the celebration is short-lived for Caleb Revers, a black veteran trying to plant roots under the scorching sun of the Arizona frontier. A kindly neighbor gives Revers a horse to help plow the land and support his wife and their precocious 12 year-old son, Billy. But town bigots resent a black man owning a horse and the stallion is stolen. So, Revers and his son embark on a dangerous mission to get it back. The murderous horse thief, an archrival from Rever's past, and a crazed sheriff are among many hostile obstacles which force young Billy to grow up fast.
10.
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) as Screenwriter
A ranch-owner's four sons vow to avenge their father's death.
11.
The Lonely Man (1957) as Writer
An outlaw tries to make peace with his estranged son.
12.
Raw Edge (1956) as Screenwriter
In the lawless Oregon country of 1842, local magnate Gerald Montgomery decrees that any unattached woman belongs to the first taker. Dan Kirby is lynched, starting a stampede to claim his half-Indian wife Paca. Trouble starts with the local tribe, but worse is in store when Dan's tough brother Tex rides in. The zeal of Montgomery's men to protect him from Tex is tempered by their lust for Hannah, who'd be his widow.
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Mad at the World (1955) as Written for Screen by
14.
Teen-Age Crime Wave (1955) as Screenwriter
Juvenile delinquents pull a young innocent into their crime spree.
15.
Southwest Passage (1954) as Story
(Wes '54). Joanne Dru, Rod Cameron, John Ireland, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, Darryl Hickman, Morris Ankrum, John Dehner. During the 1860s, the U.S. Cavalry imported Arabian camels to the California desert to see if they could be used in warfare against the Indians. In this account of that bizarre experiment, Rod Cameron plays real-life camel visionary Lt. Edward Beale. His expedition is threatened by attacking Indians, a water shortage, and treacherous trail companions but he perseveres in his quest. Originally released in 3-D.
16.
Southwest Passage (1954) as Screenwriter
(Wes '54). Joanne Dru, Rod Cameron, John Ireland, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, Darryl Hickman, Morris Ankrum, John Dehner. During the 1860s, the U.S. Cavalry imported Arabian camels to the California desert to see if they could be used in warfare against the Indians. In this account of that bizarre experiment, Rod Cameron plays real-life camel visionary Lt. Edward Beale. His expedition is threatened by attacking Indians, a water shortage, and treacherous trail companions but he perseveres in his quest. Originally released in 3-D.
17.
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) as Screenwriter
Scientists track a prehistoric monster in the South American jungle while it tracks them.
18.
I, the Jury (1953) as Written for Screen by
It's nearly Christmas, but Mike Hammer is on the vengeance trail when Jack, his wartime buddy, is murdered. Hotheaded Hammer sets out to find the killer, working his way through an increasingly large pile of suspects (and corpses). Along the way, he meets a new love interest, psychologist Charlotte Manning, a treacherous Santa, a gangster named Kalecki, and two weird sisters, the Bellamy twins.
19.
It Came from Outer Space (1953) as Screenwriter
No one believes an amateur astronomer's spaceship sighting until the town's people begin disappearing.
20.
Devil's Canyon (1953) as Adaptation
A U.S. Marshal is unjustly convicted and sent to a notorious Arizona prison.
21.
The 49th Man (1953) as Screenwriter
A U.S. agent investigates a subversive group suspected of smuggling nuclear weapons.
22.
Kansas City Confidential (1952) as Screenwriter
To commit the perfect crime, a former detective keeps his colleagues' identities secret from each other.
23.
Models Inc. (1952) as Screenwriter
24.
The Las Vegas Story (1952) as Screenwriter
When newlyweds visit Las Vegas, the wife's shady past comes to the surface.
25.
The Fat Man (1951) as Screenwriter
An innocent dentist is murdered, the only apparent motive to steal a set of dental x-rays. To the police it looks like an accident, so Jane Adams, loyal dental assistant, consults massive private eye Brad Runyan (of radio fame); he's skeptical until he finds that Jane is being followed. The mystery deepens as Brad's search for missing dental patient Roy Clark reveals many ramifications and loose ends...
26.
The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) as Wrt for the scr
Married jewel thieves struggle with infidelity, federal agents and the deadly smallpox virus.
27.
Wyoming Mail (1950) as Screenwriter
In 1869, the United States begins a railroad mail service to the West Coast which proves highly tempting to train robbers, in particular an organized gang with one of the mail's supposed guardians in their pay. Prizefighter Steve Davis, a former army intelligence man, is hired to track down the gang and save the Territorial Mail Service. Steve goes undercover in territorial prison, leans Morse Code from a fellow prisoner, breaks jail, infiltrates the gang...and finds time to romance dance-hall singer Mary, who proves to have hidden depths...
28.
Undercover Girl (1950) as Screenwriter
29.
He Walked by Night (1948) as Additional Dialogue
After killing a cop, a burglar fights to evade the police.
30.
Bodyguard (1948) as Screenwriter
A cop on suspension is framed for murder.
31.
Desperate (1947) as Screenwriter
An innocent trucker takes it on the lam when he's accused of robbery.
32.
Dragnet (1947) as Screenwriter
33.
Boston Blackie and the Law (1946) as Orig scr
A reformed thief brings a magic show to a woman's prison and gets mixed up in an escape.
34.
Man Made Monster (1941) as Story

Producer (feature film)

35.
Royal Flesh (1970) as Producer
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