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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Art Department (feature film)

1.
Girl From Petrovka, The (1996) as Set Decorator
The offbeat story of a nonconformist Russian ballerina and a U.S. newspaper correspondent assigned to the Soviet Union who fall in love in enchanting but dangerous Moscow.
2.
Too Good to Be True (1988)
A television movie remake of the 1945 film of the same title starring Gene Tierney and Cornel Wilde, about a possessive and evil woman who will stop at nothing to possess the man she loves.
3.
Jaws The Revenge (1987) as Set Decorator
Amity Island has been plagued for years by a huge shark that has killed many people, including Ellen Brody's husband who lost his life while trying to catch the monster. Now Sean Brody, one of Ellen's two sons, has been killed by the shark. Ellen travels to the Bahamas to comfort her other son, Michael, who is a marine biologist, and to enlist his help in stopping the shark's reign of terror.
4.
Untouchables, The (1987) as Set Decorator
The story of FBI agent Eliott Ness's obsessive goal to bring down the notorious gangster Al Capone.
5.
Back To The Future (1985) as Set Decorator
A young man travels into the past and almost keeps his parents from getting married.
6.
Crackers (1984) as Set Decorator
Sutherland is an unemployed security guard who pals around with a cadre of assorted misfits in the Mission District of San All the group members know Warden, who owns a pawnshop, but that doesn't prevent their planning to rob his safe while he is visiting his mother.
7.
Cloak and Dagger (1984) as Set Decorator
Henry Thomas gets involved with murderous spies--but no one will believe him. He turns to a computer game called "Cloak and Dagger" and begins to fantasize that secret agent Jack Flack (Dabney Coleman) is helping him deal with his real-life dangers.
8.
D.C. Cab (1983) as Set Decorator
A failing taxi company is about to go under when the owner enlists the help of his cabbies to help save the company.
9.
Sting II, The (1982) as Set Decorator
In the 1940s, con-man Fargo Gondorff is released from prison and ready for a new caper. His new, young accomplice, Jake Hooker, is a boxer. The two target Doyle Lonnegan and try to convince him to bet on Hooker in a boxing match.
10.
Doctor Detroit (1982) as Set Decorator
Clifford Skridlow, a professor at a small college in Chicago gets conned into managing four prostitutes by their pimp, who skips town to escape the mob.
11.
Raggedy Man (1981) as Set Decorator
Nita, a divorced mother of two boys, is stuck working as a telephone operator in a small Texas town in World War II. Her friendship with a sailor, who is 'on leave', causes judgemental tongues to wag in town.
12.
Blues Brothers, The (1980) as Set Decorator
Jake and Elwood Blues endeavor to raise $5,000 for their childhood parrish by putting their old band back together uand taking their show on the road. While touring, they manage to wreak havoc on the entire city of Chicago and much of the midwest.
13.
Little Miss Marker (1980) as Set Decorator
Set during the Great Depression, a precocious little girl is left as an I.O.U. with an irascible bookie.
14.
Same Time, Next Year (1978) as Set Decorator
Although married to others, a man and a woman embark on an annual affair.
15.
National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) as Set Decorator
A college fraternity made up of misfits makes life miserable for the school's conservative dean..
16.
MacArthur (1977) as Set Decorator
The story of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and United Nations Commander for the Korean War. "MacArthur" begins in 1942, following the fall of Phillipines, and covers the remarkable career of this military legend up through and including the Korean War and into MacArthur's days of forced retirement after being dismissed from his post by President Truman.
17.
Gable and Lombard (1976) as Set Decorator
When leading man Clark Gable and comedienne Carole Lombard meet at a party, they take an instant dislike to each other and she punches him in the jaw. But fate continues to bring the couple together and eventually they fall in love. However, their romance is marred by the fact that Gable is married
18.
Swashbuckler (1976) as Set Decorator
A pirate comes to the aid of a noblewoman in distress.
19.
The World's Greatest Athlete (1973) as Set Decorator
A washed-up coach saves his career when he discovers a jungle boy who's a natural athlete.
20.
The Biscuit Eater (1972) as Set Decoration
Two Georgia boys of different races work together to take care of a feral dog and train him for a fence-jumping contest.
21.
The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972) as Set Decoration
This film chronicles the most daring robbery of the James Younger gang. On September 7, 1876, the gang held up the bank in Northfield, Minnesota which was known at the time as "the biggest bank west of the Mississippi."
22.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) as Set Decoration
An apprentice witch and three war orphans try to prevent the Nazi invasion of England.
23.
The Million Dollar Duck (1971) as Set Decoration
After finishing an experiment with radiation in his lab, Professor Dooley takes the test subject, a duck, home to his son. When she begins to lay golden eggs, she becomes the focus of the U.S. Treasury Department, the F.B.I., and a gang of crooks.
24.
Smoke (1970) as Set Decorator
25.
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1970) as Set Decoration
A problem student accidentally mind melds with a super computer.
26.
Smith! (1969) as Set Decoration
When the Indian Jimmyboy is accused of murder of a white man, he flees onto the ranch of Smith, who's well known for his tolerance for Indians, since he was raised by the old Indian Antoine. Smith helps Jimmyboy against the mean Sheriff and promises to speak for him in court, thus persuading him to surrender himself to the police.
27.
The Love Bug (1969) as Set Decoration
A Volkswagen with a brain becomes a championship racecar.
28.
The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968) as Set Decoration
The Bower Family Band petitions the Democratic National Committee to sing a Grover Cleveland rally song at the 1888 convention, but decide instead to move to the Dakota territory on the urging of a suitor to their eldest daughter. There, Grampa Bower causes trouble with his pro-Cleveland ideas, as Dakota residents are overwhelmingly Republican, and hope to get the territory admitted as two states (North and South Dakota) rather than one in order to send four Republican senators to Washington. Cleveland opposed this plan, refusing to refer to Congress the plan to organize the Dakotas this way. When Cleveland wins the popular vote, but Harrison the presidency due to the electoral college votes, the Dakotans (particularly the feuding young couple) resolve to live together in peace, and Cleveland grants statehood to the two Dakotas before he leaves office (along with two Democrat-voting states, evening the gains for both parties).
29.
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968) as Set Decoration
In this comedy, Peter Ustinov is the famous pirate's ghost that returns to our time. Blackbeard has been cursed by his last wife who was a notorious witch, so that he will never die. The only way to "break" the curse is to do (for once in his life) a good act. Is the famous pirate able to do something good?
30.
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967) as Set Decoration
31.
The Gnome-Mobile (1967) as Set Decoration
An eccentric millionaire and his niece and nephew are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! He's committed, and the niece and nephew and the gnomes have to find him and free him.
32.
Those Calloways (1965) as Set Decoration
Story of Cam Calloway and his family, who live in a densely wooded area in New England. Cam dreams of building a sanctuary for the geese that fly over the area each year, and he tries several schemes to buy a nearby lake for this santuary. He is thwarted at every attempt, it seems; he and his son try to get enough furs from their trapping venture to get the money, but the bottom falls out of the fur market. He uses the little money they get for a down payment on the lake, thereby losing their house when he can't make the mortgage payment. They move to the lake, where their friends help them build a cabin. A salesman stops in town, and tries to get the people to sell their land for a tourist venture; Cam is outraged at his tactics and takes desperate measures after he himself is tricked.
33.
That Darn Cat (1965) as Set Decoration
A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy neighbours also get in the act.
34.
The Monkey's Uncle (1965) as Set Decoration
Midvale College is in fear of losing it's college football team. The players have grades lower than the norm. Judge Holmesby, the team's biggest fan, is at a loss for what to do. Enter Merlin Jones, a bright college student, and his nephew Stanley, an intelligent chimpanzee. The judge wants Merlin to create an "honest way to cheat". Merlin uses "sleep learning" to help the players pass their exams. This saves the college football program from being banished, but not for long...the college is tempted to receive a $1 million dollar check from a Mr. Astorbilt. The catch is though the college must get rid of football. Judge Holmesby finds Darius Green III, who will pay $10 million dollars to the college if they can get a man to fly under his own power. The task is in Merlin's hands again. Can Merlin win the day and save the football team?
35.
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964) as Set Decoration
Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law.
36.
Mary Poppins (1964) as Set Decoration
Two banker's children lose their nanny due to her frustration with them. A change in the wind blows in an assertive nanny who matches the qualifications of the children and not the father. As she helps them magically explore the world around them the father grows increasingly disapproving of her methods, and must eventually deal with his own distance from his children.
37.
Son of Flubber (1963) as Set Decoration
An absent-minded professor gets into legal trouble because of his experiments with a gravity defying substance.
38.
Savage Sam (1963) as Set Decoration
39.
Big Red (1962) as Set Decoration
40.
Bon Voyage! (1962) as Set Decoration
The Willards from Terre Haute, Indiana travels abroad for the once-in-a-lifetime vacation in Paris, France. Harry Willard believes that the greatest problem will be avoiding tap water, but bringing his three children will prove to be more troublesome.
41.
Babes in Toyland (1961) as Set Decoration
Tom the Piper's Son is about to marry Mary Quite Contrary. On the eve of their wedding, evil miser Barnaby hires two henchmen to drown Tom and steal Mary's sheep, cared for by Little Bo Peep, thus depriving Mary and the children she lives with of their livelihood, forcing her to marry Barnaby. The sheep are stolen, but Gonzorgo and Roderigo, Barnaby's henchmen, double-cross him by selling Tom to a band of gypsies instead, leaving Tom with the opportunity to escape and make his way with Mary, Bo-Peep, and other Mother Goose characters to Toyland.
42.
The Parent Trap (1961) as Set Decoration
Twins separated by divorce plot to bring their parents back together.
43.
The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) as Set Decoration
A college professor fights off corrupt businessmen to market his new anti-gravity invention.
44.
Girls Town (1959) as Set Decoration
Chip is killed accidentally while trying to rape a blonde girl, who runs. Silver becomes the number one suspect even though she has an alibi, but due to previous brushes with the law she's sent to Girls Town, a home for young women in trouble with the law which is run by nuns. Silver is rebellious and causes trouble at the school, and her friend Sarafina totters near the brink of self-destruction because of an infatuation with a young singer. Meanwhile Chip's father hires a detective to find out the truth, and Chip's friend Fred gets Silver's sister in trouble at a drag race. Silver has a lot of problems all right.
45.
The Young Don't Cry (1957) as Set Decoration
An orphaned teen tries to help a wrongly convicted man who's escaped from prison.
46.
No Man's Woman (1955) as Set Decoration

Misc. Crew (feature film)

47.
Red-Light Sting, The (1984)
Government agent Bridges, out to nail rackets czar Gould, concocts a plan to have the Justice Department buy a brothel, set up professional call-girl Farrah Fawcett as hostess, and get the crime boss on extortion. The original title, "The Whorehouse Sting", was expectedly thought to be a tad strong
48.
Red-Light Sting, The (1984)
Government agent Bridges, out to nail rackets czar Gould, concocts a plan to have the Justice Department buy a brothel, set up professional call-girl Farrah Fawcett as hostess, and get the crime boss on extortion. The original title, "The Whorehouse Sting", was expectedly thought to be a tad strong
49.
It Happened One Christmas (1977)
A new version of Frank Capra's 1947 classic "It's a Wonderful Life" with a gender switch -- Marlo Thomas for James Stewart, Wayne Rogers for Donna Reed, and Cloris Leachman for Henry Travers. Emmy Award nominations went to Cloris Leachman as well as to art director John J. Lloyd and set decorator Ha
50.
It Happened One Christmas (1977)
A new version of Frank Capra's 1947 classic "It's a Wonderful Life" with a gender switch -- Marlo Thomas for James Stewart, Wayne Rogers for Donna Reed, and Cloris Leachman for Henry Travers. Emmy Award nominations went to Cloris Leachman as well as to art director John J. Lloyd and set decorator Ha

Art Department (special)

51.
Rowdies (1986) as Set Decorator
A comedy pilot, not picked up by ABC, about the determined owner of a home security company who takes drastic measures and enlists the aid of his eccentric staffers when the city, bank, and police department threaten to close his business. In the pilot episode, titled "Hack It or Pack It," the secur

Art Department (special)

52.
Fatal Vision (1984)
The much-acclaimed dramatization of Joe McGinniss' best-seller about Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald, the former Green Beret captain accused, then cleared, in the brutal murders of his wife and daughters in February 1970, won Emmy Award nominations for the film itself as Outstanding Drama Special as well as f

Misc. Crew (special)

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