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Cast (feature film)

Mayday At 40,000 Feet! (1976) as 3rd Reporter
An airliner has been disabled and the lives of its terrified passengers depend on the untried skills of its co-pilot after the pilot is seriously wounded by a killer who had boarded during a stopover.
Stranger, The (1973)
A science-fiction thriller about an astronaut's frantic efforts to come home after crashing on Terra, the twin planet of Earth, and finding himself marked for extermination.
The Helen Morgan Story (1957) as Bum
A singer rises from sordid beginnings to fame and fortune... only to lose it all.
Harem Girl (1952) as Suleman
A wisecracking secretary saves the ruler of an Arab nation from foreign invaders.
The Winning Team (1952) as Customer
Baseball great Grover Cleveland Alexander fights his way back from a blinding injury.
The Enforcer (1951) as Shorty
A crusading district attorney takes on the mob''''s murder machine.
The Story of Seabiscuit (1949) as Spectator
Fictionalized account of the legendary racehorse's training and triumphs.
Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949) as Informer
Are You with It? (1948) as Heckler
Man-Eater of Kumaon (1948) as Villager
The Challenge (1948) as Bartender
One for the Book (1948) as Vendor
A lovelorn actress shares her apartment with a lonely soldier.
Joe Palooka in the Knockout (1947) as Cab driver
That Way with Women (1947) as Hot dog man
An elderly millionaire makes a hobby of playing cupid.
The Brute Man (1946) as Jeweler
Hal Moffat (Fred Colby before disfigurement, Rondo Hatton afterwards) who is taking wholesale revenge by murdering those he holds responsible for his predicament, is befriended by Helen Paige (Jane Adams), a blind piano teacher, and he develops a warmth for her that leads him to add thievery and robbery - no big deal, he is out there anyway - to his murders so that she can be provided with the money for an operation.
Black Market Babies (1945) as Jake
This George Morris story (screenplay by George Wallace Sayre) was based on an article that appeared in "Woman's Home Companion" and later reprinted in "Reader's Digest." Eddie Condon (Kane Richmond), a two-bit racketeer, teams up with an alcoholic doctor, Judson (Ralph Morgan), to set up a maternity home with free facilities to expectant mothers, with the proviso that the women sign away all rights to their new-borns. The babies are then offered for adoptation to couples willing to make a substantial "contribution" to the home. Things go well for this borderline within-the-law business until a baby is still-born. Conden had already sold the baby for $5,000 and has no intention of returning the money, so he substitutes the child of the sister (Teala Loring) of his wife (Jayne Hazard). There is a slip-up on the filing of the certificates and the District Attorney's office gets involved.
Saddle Serenade (1945) as Horatio Pennypacker, also known as Frisco Packard
Come Out Fighting (1945) as Whitey

Cinematography (feature film)

Yellow Submarine (1968) as Director of Photography
The singing group, The Beatles, at the height of their popularity, made this cartoon of a land that is taken over by the Blue Meanies. They are recruited by an escapee to come and bring joy (and music) back to the land. The techniques are quite psychedelic in the cartoons and much care was taken to have the walks and mannerisms of the individual Beatles cartoons match the originals.

Cinematography (special)

Paul Simon: You're the One -- In Concert From Paris (2000) as Camera Operator
Concert special featuring Paul Simon from the Olympia Theatre in Paris, France.

Producer (special)

Irish Tenors: Live From Belfast, The (2000) as Executive In Charge (Pbs)
Three Irish Tenors -- Ronan Tynan, Anthony Kearns and Finbar Wright -- perform a selection of songs that span a century of Irish music. John McDermott, the third Irish tenor in the 1999 PBS concert "The Irish Tenors," with Ronan Tynan and Anthony Kearns, was unable to fully participate in this progr
Blast! (2000) as Executive Producer
A performance by "Blast!," a 68-member group known for elaborately choreograhed musical performances. "Blast!" is based on a drum and bugle corps technique and consists of brass, percussion and visual ensemble sections. While the brass and percussion sections are composed of standard musical instrum
Suze Orman: The Courage to Be Rich (1999) as Project Executive (Pbs)
Program addresses several financial issues and rites of passage -- marriage, home ownership, spending, starting over after a divorce or death and taking control of one's financial tomorrow today.
Irish Tenors, The (1999) as Executive In Charge (Pbs)
Three Irish tenors -- John McDermott, Ronan Tynan and Anthony Kearns -- perform Irish songs. Features the singers performing individually and collectively before an audience at the Royal Dublin Society.
Linda Eder in Concert (1999) as Executive In Charge Of Production (Pbs)
Linda Eder sings jazz standards and Broadway hits accompanied by a 20-piece orchestra.
Be Careful Out There With Neil Thackaberry (1993) as Executive Producer
A program hosted by Cleveland-based crime-prevention expert Neil Thackaberry, who gives practical safety advice.

Publicity (special)

Red Green Live '02 (2002) as Publicist (Executive Program Services)
Comedy special that highlights the antics in front of and behind the cameras during the making of the feature film "Duct Tape Forever." The program includes behind-the-scenes interviews with the stars of the film, and an overview by Red of the various aspects of feature film production.

Misc. Crew (special)

Bobby Darin: Beyond the Song (1998) as Creative Consultant
Profile of singer/actor Bobby Darin, who died in December 1973 at the age of 37.

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