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Cast (feature film)

Six Bridges to Cross (1955) as Radio room policeman
Youth gang leader Jerry Florea is shot fleeing from a crime scene by rookie cop Ed Gallagher. Result: "he'll never have children of his own." Ed and Jerry develop a mutually beneficial friendship: Jerry gets the benefit of the doubt, Ed gets information that brings him rapid promotion. As years and jail terms go by, Ed's friendship with this likable rogue becomes strained, as hope for his reform dwindles. Can Jerry redeem himself in the end?

Art Director (feature film)

The 30-Foot Bride of Candy Rock (1959) as Art Director
A scatterbrained inventor accidentally turns his girlfriend into a giant.
The Crimson Kimono (1959) as Art Director
Two detectives clash over the hunt for a stripper''''s killer in Los Angeles'''' Japanese district.
Full of Life (1957) as Art Director
A married couple has to deal with pregnancy and the husband's meddling father.
Autumn Leaves (1956) as Art Director
A woman falls for a younger man with severe mental problems.
The Harder They Fall (1956) as Art Director
A cynical press agent exposes inhuman conditions in the boxing game.
Picnic (1955) as Art Director
A handsome drifter ignites passions at a small-town Labor Day picnic.
Tarzan's Hidden Jungle (1955) as Art Director
Hunters drive animals out of a sanctuary so they can shoot them.
Bring Your Smile Along (1955) as Art Director
A New England schoolteacher goes to New York to become a songwriter.
The Shanghai Story (1954) as Art Director
Phffft (1954) as Art Director
A couple divorce but can''''t stop getting mixed up in each other''''s lives.
Captain Scarface (1953) as Art Director
A group of foreign agents plots to blow up the Panama Canal.
Never Wave at a WAC (1953) as Art Director
A divorced socialite joins the Army hoping it will improve her love life.
My Son John (1952) as Art Director
A woman suspects her son is a Communist spy.
The Savage (1952) as Art Director
Charlton Heston, Susan Morrow, Peter Hanson, Joan Taylor, Richard Rober, Milburn Stone, Ted De Corsia, & Donald Porter as Running Dog. A white man raised as an Indian by the Sioux is torn between loyalty to his adopted tribe and his true heritage when a minor feud between the cavalry and the Sioux erupts into warfare.
Valentino (1951) as Art Director
The famed silent screen star is torn between love and his career.
The Sun Sets at Dawn (1951) as Art Director
The Capture (1950) as Production Design
Arch of Triumph (1948) as Art Director
In winter of 1938, Paris is crowded with refugees from the Nazis, who live in the black shadows of night, trying to evade deportation. One such is Dr. Ravic, who practices medicine illegally and stalks his old Nazi enemy Haake with murder in mind. One rainy night, Ravic meets Joan Madou, a kept woman cast adrift by her lover's sudden death. Against Ravic's better judgement, they become involved in a doomed affair; matters come to a crisis on the day war is declared.
The Velvet Touch (1948) as Production Design
After accidentally killing her lecherous producer, a famous actress tries to hide her guilt.
Mourning Becomes Electra (1947) as Production Design
Repressed passions and shameful secrets destroy a New England family.
Sister Kenny (1946) as Art Director
True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
Breakfast in Hollywood (1946) as Production Design
Abie's Irish Rose (1946) as Production Design
Anne Nichols updated her original play by moving the time to the (then) present by starting the film with the V-E Day celebration in London, but no fundimental changes otherwise. This first film from Bing Crosby's production company (known as Bing Crosby Producers, Inc. and not as Bing Crosby Productions) was released in the US with a "General Audience" classification (and not the unknown-in-1946 classification of "Unrated") and starred newcomers Joanne Dru (Rosemary Murphy)and Richard Norris (Abie Cohen) in the roles defined in the title. Their respective fathers and mothers are none too keen on Abie and Rosemary's oil-and-water romance, and get even less keener when the two are married by a Protestant minister, a marriage that is quickly done again by a Jewish rabbi and then again by a Catholic priest. The contrast between Yiddish and Celtic dialects and religious practices is also maintained. Providence lends a helping hand at the end to effect the reconciliation of the fathers to their respective children and the choice they have made.
Murder, He Says (1945) as Art Director
A pollster stumbles on a family of small-town killers.
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Art Director
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
Duffy's Tavern (1945) as Art Director
When Archie, the proprietor of the neighborhood bar discovers that one of his regulars, Michael O'Malley, owner of a record company is going broke, he realizes that many of his regulars will soon be unemployed and therefore, unable to pay their tab at the tavern. Archie immediately begins recruiting
The Bells of St. Mary's (1945) as Art Director
A liberal priest tries to soften the strict nun running St. Mary's school.
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as 2d unit art dir
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
Going My Way (1944) as Art Director
A young priest revitalizes a failing parish and brings new life to the elder priest.
Dixie (1943) as Art Director
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
Night Plane from Chungking (1943) as Art Director
Holiday Inn (1942) as Art dir asst
When he loses in love, a song-and-dance man retires from show business to run a country inn.
True to the Army (1942) as Art Director
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942) as Art Director
In the shanty town called the Cabbage Patch, Mrs. Wiggs scrabbles for survival with her brood of children and hopes for the return of her husband, who left many years before.
World Premiere (1941) as Art Director
Untamed (1940) as Art Director
Golden Gloves (1940) as Art Director
North West Mounted Police (1940) as Art Director
In 1885, three mismatched frontiersmen (teacher Riel, whiskey trader Corbeau, and trapper Duroc) foment rebellion in central Canada; only the local Mounties stand in their way. Constable Ronnie Logan loves Corbeau's savage daughter Louvette; his pal Jim Brett loves April, the district nurse, but finds a rival in visitor Dusty Rivers, a Texas Ranger who wants Corbeau for murder. Treachery, battle, and tense situations follow in rapid order, with more lighthearted intervals.
Women Without Names (1940) as Art Director
Construction engineer Fred MacNeil (Robert Paige) meets waitress Joyce King (Ellen Drew) at a hamburger stand and she accepts his invitation to see her home. Joyce is unaware she is being trailed by two detectives on the trail of her former husband, Walter Ferris (John McGuire). Joyce tells Fred that her ex-husband is a wanted criminal, but Fred waves aside her objections and they make plans to marry and honeymoon in Tennessee. Following the wedding, they return to the house after Ferris, accompanied by Peggy Athens (Judith Barrett), has broken in. Caught by Detective Reardon (Thomas E. Jackson), Ferris kills the officer and escapes. McNeil and Joyce arrive immediately afterwards and are accused of the killing by the neighbors. John Marlin (John Miljan), assistant District Attorney, railroads the lovers because he wants to use their prosecution to boost his drive for the District Attorney post.Fred is sentenced to hang and Joyce is given life in prison.
Persons in Hiding (1939) as Art Director
Undercover Doctor (1939) as Art Director
Ambush (1939) as Art Director
Disbarred (1939) as Art Director
$1,000 a Touchdown (1939) as Art Director
All Women Have Secrets (1939) as Art Director
When they decide they might as well be penniless husbands and wives as penniless campus sweethearts, three couples at a Midwestern university, against the advice of their friends, get married. Joe (John Arledge) and Susie Tucker (Betty Moran) prove that two can live as cheap as one by setting up housekeeping in a trailer, and working at whatever odd jobs turn up. Slats (Peter Lind Hayes as Peter Hayes) and Jennifer Warwick (Virginia Dale) marry because they can fight better under the same roof then when separated, and use Jennifer's allowance from home to pay for their groceries. John Gregory (Joseph Allen Jr.), a brilliant pre-med student, and his bride, Kay (Jean Cagney), are in the most serious situation. Kay's allowance is suddenly cut off by her unsympathetic step-mother, while the scholarship on which John is depending is threatened by his inability to do two jobs at once - study all day and work at night to support them. Kay, determined to prevent John from giving up college, takes a series of back-breaking jobs in order to give him time to study. She gets a job singing in a night club, but has to quit when the stork announces an imminent arrival. Her secret, being pregnant, helps her to make up her mind to go back home and leave John free to accept the offer of a professor who wants the promising student to work with him abroad.
Million Dollar Legs (1939) as Art Director
At Middleton College, controlled by rich donor Melton, only paying sports are allowed. But Freddie Frye, conniving student body president, has to get a letter in some sport to win back his girl Susie; he schemes to revive crew boat racing. Sinking boats, no money, and his own waistline stand in his way. Can they win the big race with State University?
Campus Confessions (1938) as Art Director
Sons of the Legion (1938) as Art Director
Forlorn River (1937) as Art Director

Sound (feature film)

The Manchurian Candidate (1962) as Boom Operator
A Korean War hero doesn''''t realize he''''s been programmed to kill by the enemy.
Studs Lonigan (1960) as Sd boom op
(Dra ''60,BW). Christopher Knight, Frank Gorshin, Venetia Stevenson, Carolyn Craig, Jack Nicholson, Dick Foran. A young man attempts to break away from his ghetto existence in this adaptation of the controversial James T. Farrell novel about Chicago''s South Side district during the 1920s. Scripted and produced by Philip Yordan. Jack Nicholson stands out as one of Studs'' cronies.
Pier 5, Havana (1959) as Boom
An American in Cuba tries to thwart a bombing plot aimed at Castro.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959) as Boom Operator
A small-town lawyer gets the case of a lifetime when a military man avenges an attack on his wife.

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