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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Colorado River Adventure (1995) as Director
Musician James Taylor and his son Ben take a high-adventure trip through the Grand Canyon via the rapids of the Colorado River. Their guide, environmental activist Martin Litton, provides a human and natural history of the Canyon.
2.
The Tahitian (1956) as Dir of narr
3.
The Lucky Stiff (1949) as Dialogue Director
Semi-successful lawyer John Malone is intrigued by local night club singer Anna Marie St. Clair. After meeting her at the club, he is present when her boss (and more?) is killed, and she is arrested for the crime. Sentenced to death, Malone and his faithful secretary set out to find the real murderer, who is probably also responsible for a protection racket Malone is investigating.
4.
Caged Fury (1948) as Dialogue Director
5.
It's in the Bag! (1945) as Dialogue Director
Wealthy Frederick Trumble makes an eccentric new will, secretes much of his wealth in a chair, then, within seconds, is murdered. The new heir, Fred Floogle, runs a flea circus. Of course, the reputed $12 million inheritance goes to his family's heads...then proves to consist of five chairs, which the disgusted Floogle sells just before discovering their secret. Packed with wisecracks, strange cameos, and nothing-sacred, anything-goes digressions.
6.
I'll Remember April (1945) as Dialogue Director
7.
Cover Girl (1944) as Dialogue Director
A nightclub dancer makes it big in modeling, leaving her dancer boyfriend behind.
8.
Cowboy Canteen (1944) as Dialogue Director
A rancher turns his spread into a dude ranch for soldiers during World War II.
9.
Girl in the Case (1944) as Dialogue Director
10.
Jam Session (1944) as Dialogue Director
A Texas girl wins a trip to Hollywood, but the best job she can get is as secretary to a writer.
11.
My Kingdom for a Cook (1943) as Dialogue Director
An English author must search for a new cook when he moves to rural Massachussetts.
12.
Two Senoritas from Chicago (1943) as Dialogue Director
Daisy Baker, a Chicago "refuse collector" who fancies herself as a theatrical agent, finds a play which had been thrown away by two Portuguese playwrights. Without bothering to get permission, she sends it off to a New York producer named Rupert Shannon and he wires her to come to New York immediately. Daisy and her two showgirl friends, Gloria and Maria, arrive in New York where the two girls assume accents and pretend to be the sisters of the playwright. Shannon agrees to star them in a production of the play. Two former friends, Lena and Louise, recognize the girls and threaten to blow the whistle unless they are also cast. Meanwhile, the two actual playwrights sell the story to producer Sam Grohman who hires Lena and Louise.
13.
Junior Army (1942) as Dialogue Director
An English refugee and a street thug go to military school together.

Cast (feature film)

14.
Pennies From Heaven (1936) as Messenger boy
A singer gets mixed up with a grieving family and a haunted house.
15.
Meet Nero Wolfe (1936) as Bill
16.
One Way Ticket (1935) as
17.
If You Could Only Cook (1935) as Newsboy
An unhappy executive gets a job as a butler on a lark, only to fall for the family cook.
18.
Too Tough to Kill (1935) as Office boy
19.
Wonder Bar (1934) as Call boy
The denizens of a Parisian night club deal with murder and romance.
20.
Harold Teen (1934) as Delivery boy
A young reporter saves a small-town bank from ruin.
21.
The Man in Hobbles (1928) as The Girl's Family
22.
Forbidden Grass (1928) as
23.
Vengeance of The Deep (1923) as Tagu
24.
The Bar Sinister (1917) as Sam Davis

Writer (feature film)

25.
Colorado River Adventure (1995) as Writer
Musician James Taylor and his son Ben take a high-adventure trip through the Grand Canyon via the rapids of the Colorado River. Their guide, environmental activist Martin Litton, provides a human and natural history of the Canyon.

Producer (feature film)

26.
Colorado River Adventure (1995) as Producer
Musician James Taylor and his son Ben take a high-adventure trip through the Grand Canyon via the rapids of the Colorado River. Their guide, environmental activist Martin Litton, provides a human and natural history of the Canyon.
27.
Dr. Syn - Alias the Scarecrow (1963) as Producer

Sound (feature film)

28.
Six Bridges to Cross (1955) as Sound Editing
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?
29.
The Glenn Miller Story (1954) as Sound Editing
The famed bandleader fights to establish himself and keep his family going.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

30.
Bernardine (1957) as Dial coach

Director (special)

31.
Return Of The Eagle (1999) as Director
Country music star Billy Ray Cyrus explores efforts to revitalize the bald eagle population throughout the United States.
32.
Last Wild River Ride, The (1997) as Director
A group of adventurer/explorers attempts to run one of the last great unrun rivers of the world, the Tekeze River of Ethiopia.
33.
Wildlife Adventures: Colorado River (1997) as Director
Musician James Taylor and his son Ben take a high-adventure trip through the Grand Canyon via the rapids of the Colorado River. Their guide, environmental activist Martin Litton, provides a human and natural history of the Canyon.

Writer (special)

34.
Return Of The Eagle (1999) as Writer
Country music star Billy Ray Cyrus explores efforts to revitalize the bald eagle population throughout the United States.
35.
Last Wild River Ride, The (1997) as Writer
A group of adventurer/explorers attempts to run one of the last great unrun rivers of the world, the Tekeze River of Ethiopia.
36.
Wildlife Adventures: Colorado River (1997) as Writer
Musician James Taylor and his son Ben take a high-adventure trip through the Grand Canyon via the rapids of the Colorado River. Their guide, environmental activist Martin Litton, provides a human and natural history of the Canyon.

Producer (special)

37.
Return Of The Eagle (1999) as Producer
Country music star Billy Ray Cyrus explores efforts to revitalize the bald eagle population throughout the United States.
38.
Wildlife Adventures: Colorado River (1997) as Producer
Musician James Taylor and his son Ben take a high-adventure trip through the Grand Canyon via the rapids of the Colorado River. Their guide, environmental activist Martin Litton, provides a human and natural history of the Canyon.
39.
Last Wild River Ride, The (1997) as Producer
A group of adventurer/explorers attempts to run one of the last great unrun rivers of the world, the Tekeze River of Ethiopia.

Editing (special)

40.
Tupperware! (2004) as Editor
Explores the lives of Earl Silas Tupper and Brownie Wise. Wise was the single divorced mother who, in the early 1950's, convinced Tupper to sell his products exclusively at home parties.
41.
Mississippi: River of Song, The (1999) as Editor
Special that examines the array of music that has grown up around the Mississippi River. Part one travels from the river's headwaters in Minnesota to Iowa, and covers such divergent genres as Scandinavian fiddle, Dixieland jazz, Tex-Mex and Ojibway. Part two, moving from Illinois to Kentucky, showca
42.
Midwife's Tale, A (1998) as Editor
Dramatization of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book about Martha Ballard, a midwife and mother in the wilds of Maine during the decades following the American Revolution. Ballard, kept a 27-year diary, from which Laurel Thatcher Ulrich wrote her book. An extraordinary woman, Ballard struggled against p
43.
Last Wild River Ride, The (1997) as Editor
A group of adventurer/explorers attempts to run one of the last great unrun rivers of the world, the Tekeze River of Ethiopia.
44.
Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden (1992) as Editor
A documentary exploring the powerful effect Japanese gardens have had on the people who have come in contact with them.
45.
Land of Little Rain, The (1988) as Editor
A "American Playhouse" presentation relating the story of Mary Austin, a little-known American writer of the turn of the century, and her extraordinary exploits as she begins to form a relationship with the local Native Americans despite the criticism of local whites. Austin eventually moves to Los
46.
Trial of Bernhard Goetz, The (1988) as Editor
A courtroom drama based in its entirety on the actual transcripts of the trial of Bernhard Goetz, a New Yorker accused of attempted murder when he shot and seriously wounded four black youths, his fellow passengers on a subway train, when one asked him for money.
47.
Lemon Sky (1988) as Editor
An "American Playhouse" presentation of Lanford Wilson's autobiographical play about a young man in the 1950s who tries to re-establish his relationship with his estranged father and his second wife thirteen years later.
48.
Story of a Marriage (1987) as Editor
A five-part series, telecast as three consecutive "American Playhouse" presentations, tracing the trials and tribulations of author Horton Foote's family in a small Texas community from the turn of the 20th century thru the end of World War I. This is part of a nine-play cycle entitled "The Orphan's
49.
Wide Net, The (1987) as Editor
An "American Playhouse" presentation adapted from Eudora Welty's story about a young couple coming of age in the American South in 1933. Set in rural Mississippi, the story focuses on the turbulent relationship of a young married couple -- William Wallace and his wife Hazel. Recently wed, their youn
50.
Roanoak (1986) as Editor
A three-part dramatic recreation of the first encounters between English explorers and Native American Indians between the years 1584 and 1590, when the British landed on Roanoak Island to begin trading with the Algonquian-speaking Indians. The drama is based on hundreds of pages written by the expl
51.
Concealed Enemies (1984) as Film Editor
A dramatization of the Alger Hiss/Whittaker Chambers spy case of the late '40s as it was carried out in hearings of the House Un-American Activities Committee. The case against Hiss later went to a criminal court where he was convicted -- some contend unjustly -- of espionage and treason agaist his

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