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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
The Biscuit Eater (1972) as Assistant Director
Two Georgia boys of different races work together to take care of a feral dog and train him for a fence-jumping contest.
2.
Walk Like a Dragon (1960) as Assistant Director
A cowboy's love for a Chinese slave girl triggers controversy in a Western town.
3.
The Rat Race (1960) as Assistant Director
A musician newly arrived in New York takes in a taxi dancer.
4.
The Five Pennies (1959) as Assistant Director
Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixieland jazz. He forms the "Five Pennies" which features his wife, Bobbie, as vocalist. At the peak of his fame, Red and Bobbie's daughter, Dorothy, develops polio. Red quits the music business to move to Los Angeles where the climate is better for Dorothy. As Dorothy becomes a young teen, she learns of her father's musical past, and he is persuaded to open a small nightclub which is failing until some noted names from his past come to help out.
5.
The Black Orchid (1959) as Assistant Director
An aging widower fights family disapproval when he falls in love with a gangster's widow.
6.
That Kind of Woman (1959) as Assistant Director
A kept woman falls in love with a young paratrooper during the final days of World War II.
7.
But Not for Me (1959) as Assistant Director
Russ Ward, after 30 years of producing Broadway plays, is ready to quit. His secretary, Ellie Brown, on being given notice, tells him she loves him. Russ proceeds to turn this into a hit play starring Ellie and romance her in a May-December affair.
8.
The Party Crashers (1958) as Assistant Director
9.
The Space Children (1958) as Assistant Director
A glowing brain-like creature arrives on a beach near a rocket test site via a teleportation beam. The alien communicates telepathically with the children of scientists. The kids start doing the alien's bidding as the adults try to find out what's happening to their unruly offspring.
10.
Desire Under the Elms (1958) as Assistant Director
A fiery immigrant falls in love with her aging husband's brooding young son.
11.
St. Louis Blues (1958) as Assistant Director
Musical biopic about the life of legendary bluesman W.C. Handy.
12.
The Delicate Delinquent (1957) as Assistant Director
Sidney Pythias (Jerry Lewis) is the a bumbling janitor picked up by cop Darren McGavin as a teenage gang member worth saving from delinquency. With McGavin's help, Sidney works his way through the Police Academy to become a cop too.
13.
Hear Me Good (1957) as Assistant Director
14.
Fear Strikes Out (1957) as Assistant Director
Major League star Jimmy Piersall fights to save his sanity.
15.
Short Cut to Hell (1957) as Assistant Director
A professional hitman is hired by a friend to commit two murders. His friend pays him off in what turns out to be stolen money, and the police soon trace the money to him. On the run, he kidnaps the girlfriend of the police detective in charge of his pursuit and threatens to kill her unless the hunt is called off.
16.
Three Violent People (1957) as Assistant Director
Two brothers and the wife of one, seething about the pillaging by a ruthless and greddy provisional government, become involved in conflict.
17.
Artists and Models (1956) as 2d asst dir
A cartoonist/artist starts using the inane mutterings of his sleeping idiot of a roommate for his published strip. Soon, the "sleep-talking" starts to smack of political conspiracies and the CIA starts investigating the two. Meanwhile, two lovely models, living next door attempt to make boyfirends out of the pair.
18.
The Birds and the Bees (1956) as 2d asst dir
19.
Pardners (1956) as 2d asst dir
A cowardly tenderfoot goes west to help the son of his father's best friend.
20.
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1955) as 2d asst dir
Two jet pilots forge a lasting friendship while fighting the Korean War.
21.
White Christmas (1954) as 2d asst dir
Two musical stars team with a sister act to help their old Army commander save his failing country inn.
22.
Here Come the Girls (1953) as 2d asst dir
A chorus boy is used as bait to catch an attacker.

Producer (feature film)

23.
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979) as Producer
A 20th Century astronaut is transported through time to the 25th Century, where his "old" habits first amuse then come to the aid of the people of the future.
24.
Deadly Tower, The (1975) as Executive Producer
A vivid re-creation of the Texas Tower massacre of August 4, 1966, during which disturbed student Charles Whitman holed up with a gun in the tower of the University of Texas and began firing on people below, killing thirteen and wounding thirty-four.
25.
Death Stalk (1975) as Producer
A kidnap thriller that finds two men desperately trying to save their wives who have been abducted by four escaped convicts fleeing down a treacherous river in rubber rafts. Initially scheduled to premiere November 26, 1974.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

26.
The Strongest Man in the World (1975) as Assistant Director
A student discovers the key to super strength by mixing chemicals with his breakfast cereal.
27.
Castaway Cowboy, The (1974) as Assistant Director
Lincoln Costain is a good-natured cowboy in the 1850s who gets shanghaied and is then shipwrecked on a Hawaiian island. When Lincoln meets a struggling widow there named Henrietta, he starts working with her to turn her potato farm into a cattle ranch. But a greedy land baron holds Henrietta's mortg

Film Production - Main (feature film)

28.
Bait, The (1973)
An undercover policewoman risks her life as she lures a homicidal rapist into a trap.
29.
Cold Night's Death, A (1973)
An offbeat psychological horror tale in which two scientists, snowbound in an Arctic research station while looking into the death of a colleague, find themselves stalked by an unknown force. "The Chill Factor" was its original title during production.
30.
Snatched (1973)
The wives of three wealthy men are kidnapped and held for $3,000,000 in ransom, but one husband refuses to pay his share.
31.
Letters, The (1973)
Three interconnected stories about nine people whose lives are drastically changed by letters delayed a year in delivery. Pilot to a prospective series.
32.
Home For the Holidays (1972)
A suspense tale in which an ailing father summons his three daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his much younger wife, whom he suspects is trying to poison him.
33.
Bounty Man, The (1972)
A bounty hunter in the Old West and his long-time rival are both after the reward for a young killer -- dead or alive -- but find themselves menaced by the outlaw's gang of cut-throats.
34.
No Place to Run (1972)
When an adopted boy's parents are killed and the authorities threaten to keep the boy's ailing but loving grandfather from gaining custody, the pair run away together. John Badham, the film's original director, left when the project was suspended because of Herschel Bernardi's illness, and was repla

Writer (special)

35.
Heaven on Earth (1979) as Writer
The story of Roxy and Karen, two beautiful girls who are allowed to return to their earthly status after bungling celestial powers caused a fatal car accident that claimed their lives. The would-be series was to focus on their efforts to repay the kindness by performing good deeds.

Producer (special)

36.
Heaven on Earth (1979) as Producer
The story of Roxy and Karen, two beautiful girls who are allowed to return to their earthly status after bungling celestial powers caused a fatal car accident that claimed their lives. The would-be series was to focus on their efforts to repay the kindness by performing good deeds.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

37.
Centennial (1978) as Supervising Producer (Part 12)
An epic miniseries about the making of America -- the most ambitious project ever filmed for television -- this filming of James Michener's 1,100-page saga that spanned the decades from the late eighteenth century to the present ended up as a 26 1/2 hour movie irregularly scheduled over four months

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