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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Three Bites of the Apple (1967) as Director
A meek tour guide wins a fortune in a Riviera casino and chooses to invest it in Switzerland rather than taking it back to England where the cash would be heavily taxed. He is watched all the while by a scheming gold-digger and her ex-husband who end up chasing the hapless guide all over Europe.
2.
When the Boys Meet the Girls (1965) as Director
A wealthy playboy gives up partying to help a Nevada farm girl make her ranch a success.
3.
Jazz Ball (1958) as Seq dir
4.
Country Music Holiday (1958) as Director
5.
The Leather Saint (1956) as Director
Episcopalian minister Gil Allen (John Derek) keeps up his college days interest in boxing by working out at a gym run by his friend, Tom Kelley (Richard Shannon.) Gil declines when fight manager Gus McAuliffe (Paul Douglas) offers to get him some bouts but, spurred by the need for a new iron lung and a swimming pool in his community, Gil takes on a fight, without disclosing his true profession, and knocks out his opponent with one punch. This impresses Pearl Gorman (Jody Lawrence), girl friend of fight promoter Tony Lorenzo (Cesar Romero.) Pearl was a promising singer until her fiance, a boxer, died in the ring but is now on the bottle. She drinks more heavily when Gil ignores her. Gil is about to quit boxing but when Father Ritchie (Ernest Truex) informs him that a down payment has already been made on the iron lung, he continues. He explains his winnings from his fights to Father Ritchie as donations from a friend in the leather business. Pearl learns his true identity and, through his influence, quits drinking. Gil one-punches his way to enough wins to pay off the iron lung and build a swimming pool for the Boys Club---girls couldn't swim in 1956---and the only surprise in this overdose of sweetness is that Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald didn't show up for the swimming pool dedication.
6.
Elephant Walk (1954) as 2nd Unit Director
A rich planter's young bride tries to cope with life on a Ceylonese plantation.
7.
Knock on Wood (1954) as 2nd Unit Director
Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has failed with another love affair. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and jealous. His fiancTe Audrey leaves him and Jerry smashes his two dolls, Clarence and Terrence. Morgan's dollmaker Papinek is member of a spy ring who has stolen the secret plans to the top secret Lafayette airplane. Since Morgan is leaving for Zurich the same night, he decides to use Morgan's dolls as a mailbox and hides the secret plan in the heads of the dolls. Another secret spy ring also wants to get their hands on Jerry's luggage and they *also* follow him. Eventually, Jerry is chased by both these organizations as well as the police, who suspects him of murder.
8.
The Girls of Pleasure Island (1953) as Director
In the spring of 1945, World War II is coming to a close. Roger Halyard (Leo Genn), a dignified, strait-laced Englishmen, lives on a South Sea atoll with his three daughters, Gloria (Dorothy Bromley), Hester (Audrey Dalton) and Violet (Joan Elan), along with the housekeeper, Thelma (Elsa Lancaster), who has raised the girls since childhood. Other than their father, the girls have never seen another man. Halyard is informed that 1500 U.S. Marines will soon arrive to establish an air base on the island. Halyard is rather apprehensive over the prospect of his daughters, who have never met another man, being thrown together with 1500 Marines who haven't seen a woman in months.
9.
My Son John (1952) as Assistant Director
A woman suspects her son is a Communist spy.
10.
Anything Can Happen (1952) as Assistant Director
A quirky relationship unfolds between an immigrant and an all-American folk music fan.
11.
At War with the Army (1951) as Assistant Director
A song-and-dance team have trouble adjusting to Army life.
12.
Union Station (1950) as 2d unit asst dir
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
13.
Chicago Deadline (1949) as Asst dir [and 2d unit dir]
On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.
14.
The Paleface (1948) as Assistant Director
An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians.
15.
Sealed Verdict (1948) as Assistant Director
16.
Road to Utopia (1946) as Assistant Director
Two song-and-dance men on the run masquerade as killers during the Alaskan gold rush.
17.
The Unseen (1945) as Assistant Director
18.
Bedside Manner (1945) as Assistant Director
19.
The Stork Club (1945) as Assistant Director
A hat-check girl gets rich quick when she saves a millionaire's life.
20.
The Hitler Gang (1944) as Assistant Director
This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the historical facts are given in a correct way.
21.
Going My Way (1944) as Assistant Director
A young priest revitalizes a failing parish and brings new life to the elder priest.
22.
Dixie (1943) as Assistant 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."
23.
The Good Fellows (1943) as Assistant Director
The title of Grand Caesar in the Ancient Order of Noblest Romans of Wakefield, Indiana keeps Jim "Pop" Helton (Cecil Kellaway) so involved and distracted that he forgets to pay the family's bills, nearly makes a shambles of a real estate deal his oldest daughter, Ethel (Helen Walker)is working on,almost wrecks her romance with Captain Tom Drayson (James Brown), and gets involved in a game with a pool shark in an effort to raise the remaining $75 of the $6,750 needed (that they didn't have) by the Wakefield Lodge to host the national convention of the Noblest Romans.
24.
Hostages (1943) as Assistant Director
25.
True to the Army (1942) as Assistant Director
26.
Henry and Dizzy (1942) as Assistant Director
27.
Street of Chance (1942) as Assistant Director
28.
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941) as 2d asst dir
29.
The Great McGinty (1940) as Assistant Director
A hobo rises to town mayor when he hooks up with a crooked political boss.
30.
Death of a Champion (1939) as Assistant Director
31.
Million Dollar Legs (1939) as Assistant 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?
32.
All Women Have Secrets (1939) as Assistant 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.
33.
King of Chinatown (1939) as Assistant Director
34.
Sons of the Legion (1938) as Assistant Director

Writer (feature film)

35.
The Leather Saint (1956) as Story and Screenplay
Episcopalian minister Gil Allen (John Derek) keeps up his college days interest in boxing by working out at a gym run by his friend, Tom Kelley (Richard Shannon.) Gil declines when fight manager Gus McAuliffe (Paul Douglas) offers to get him some bouts but, spurred by the need for a new iron lung and a swimming pool in his community, Gil takes on a fight, without disclosing his true profession, and knocks out his opponent with one punch. This impresses Pearl Gorman (Jody Lawrence), girl friend of fight promoter Tony Lorenzo (Cesar Romero.) Pearl was a promising singer until her fiance, a boxer, died in the ring but is now on the bottle. She drinks more heavily when Gil ignores her. Gil is about to quit boxing but when Father Ritchie (Ernest Truex) informs him that a down payment has already been made on the iron lung, he continues. He explains his winnings from his fights to Father Ritchie as donations from a friend in the leather business. Pearl learns his true identity and, through his influence, quits drinking. Gil one-punches his way to enough wins to pay off the iron lung and build a swimming pool for the Boys Club---girls couldn't swim in 1956---and the only surprise in this overdose of sweetness is that Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald didn't show up for the swimming pool dedication.

Producer (feature film)

36.
Three Bites of the Apple (1967) as Producer
A meek tour guide wins a fortune in a Riviera casino and chooses to invest it in Switzerland rather than taking it back to England where the cash would be heavily taxed. He is watched all the while by a scheming gold-digger and her ex-husband who end up chasing the hapless guide all over Europe.

Editing (feature film)

37.
Birth of the Blues (1941) as 2d asst dir
Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band, the Basin Street Hot-Shots, which includes a cornet player, Memphis. They struggle to get their jazz music accepted by the cafe society of the city. Betty Lou joins their band as a singer and gets Louie to show her how to do scat singing. Memphis and Jeff both fall in love with Betty Lou.

Production Companies (feature film)

38.
Three Bites of the Apple (1967) as Company
A meek tour guide wins a fortune in a Riviera casino and chooses to invest it in Switzerland rather than taking it back to England where the cash would be heavily taxed. He is watched all the while by a scheming gold-digger and her ex-husband who end up chasing the hapless guide all over Europe.

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