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Also Known As: Died: November 9, 1995
Born: Cause of Death: natural causes
Birth Place: Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA Profession: Sound ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Sound (feature film)

1.
Best of Walt Disney's True-Life Adventures, The (1975) as Sound
A compilation of some of Walt Disney's live action shorts. Included are "Seal Island" (1949) which was filmed in Alaska by Alfred and Elma Milotte, "Beaver Valley" (1950), "Nature's Half Acre" (1951), and "Water Birds" (1952).
2.
The Biscuit Eater (1972) as Sound Supervisor
Two Georgia boys of different races work together to take care of a feral dog and train him for a fence-jumping contest.
3.
Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972) as Sound Supervisor
Dexter Riley is studying science at Medfield College. While working with two of his science major friends, they invent an invisibility spray. Before long, a group of thieves find out about the spray which would be the perfect tool in helping them in their next bank robbery and Dexter and his friends
4.
The Barefoot Executive (1971) as Sound Supervisor
A young man discovers a chimp with a knack for picking winning TV programs.
5.
Scandalous John (1971) as Sound Supervisor
John McCanless was once a gunslinger and has become a cranky old rancher. There is a plan to build a dam which would flood his property. John has no intention of selling his land and is determined to fight the dam to the end if necessary, and an illegal immigrant friend and John's daughter are ther
6.
The Million Dollar Duck (1971) as Sound Supervisor
To save it from being put to death, Professor Albert Dooley takes home a dumb duck from the research laboratory, which accidentally was exposed to X-rays. At home he discovers that it lays now golden eggs. Since he's broke all the time, his family welcomes this new source of income greatly, and tries to keep it secret. But their greedy neighbors become suspicious.
7.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) as Sound Supervisor
An apprentice witch and three war orphans try to prevent the Nazi invasion of England.
8.
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1970) as Sound Supervisor
A problem student accidentally mind melds with a super computer.
9.
The Aristocats (1970) as Sound
The beloved, pampered housecat of a retired opera star in 1910 Paris finds herself stranded in the countryside with her three children, the victims of a plot by their owner's butler to cheat them out of a huge inheritance. They must find their way back to their home and owner, with the help of an independent-minded tomcat and other animal accomplices, while evading the butler and foiling his plan.
10.
Smoke (1970) as Sound
11.
The Boatniks (1970) as Sound Supervisor
12.
King of the Grizzlies (1970) as Sound
13.
The Love Bug (1969) as Sound Supervisor
A Volkswagen with a brain becomes a championship racecar.
14.
Smith! (1969) as Sound Supervisor
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.
15.
Hang Your Hat on the Wind (1969) as Sound Supervisor
16.
Rascal (1969) as Sound Supervisor
A lonely boy adopts a baby raccoon.
17.
The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968) as Sound Supervisor
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).
18.
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968) as Sound Supervisor
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?
19.
Never a Dull Moment (1968) as Sound Supervisor
When practicing for a role, actor Jack is mistaken for the killer Ace. He doesn't realize this until it's too late and is carried off to gangster boss Leo Smooth, who wants Ace to do a job for him. Fearing for his life, Jack plays his role, but always searching for a way out of the well-guarded house.
20.
The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968) as Sound Supervisor
Frederick Bolton has to solve two problems. First, his boss has instructed him to come up with a reasonable campaign to promote a new product, a stomach pill named "Aspercel" - by tomorrow. The second problem is Fred's daugther, Helen. She is absolutely fond of horses, takes riding classes and has already had decent success in some competitions. Her biggest wish is to own a horse herself, a dream her father cannot afford at all. Now Fred tries to solve both problems at once by simply combining them: A horse named "Aspercel", ridden by his daugther should bring the name of the pill into the papers and make Helen happy, too. But there's still one more obstacle: Helen and Aspercel of course have to win a few prices to make this idea work...
21.
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967) as Sound Supervisor
22.
23.
The Happiest Millionaire (1967) as Sound Supervisor
A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young men around town all fear him. Wouldn't you fear a father-in-law that keeps alligators for pets and teaches boxing at his daily Bible classes? Cordelia decides to run off to boarding school and promptly finds the man of her dreams. Unfortunately, his family doesn't approve of Biddle's outrageous antics, either. A Disney musical punctuated by snappy songs and an energetic debut by Tommy Steele. This is reportedly one of the last live- action films Walt Disney personally oversaw.
24.
The Jungle Book (1967) as Sound
Disney animation inspired by Rudyard Kiplings "Mowgli" story. Mowgli is a boy who has been raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. When the wolves hear that the fierce tiger, Shere Kahn, is nearby, they decide to send Mowgli to a local "man tribe". On his way to the village, Mowgli meets many animal characters in this musical tale. When Shere Kahn learns of Mowgli's presence, he tracks him down.
25.
Monkeys, Go Home! (1967) as Sound Supervisor
Henry Dussard (Dean Jones), a young American, inherits a picturesque but badly neglected olive farm in southern France and is determined to make it operational again despite cautionary advice from the local priest (Maurice Chevalier) and a pretty villager (Yvette Mimieux). Desperate for laborers, the inventive Dussard turns to the zaniest crew of olive pickers ever recruited - four mischievous monkeys! As former members of an Air Force space team, these intelligent chimps quickly pick up on their new responsibilities - but prove to have a turbulent effect on the local townspeople.
26.
The Gnome-Mobile (1967) as Sound Supervisor
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.
27.
The Ugly Dachshund (1966) as Sound Supervisor
Fran Garrison's all in a tizzy because her prize Dachshund, Danke, is having pups, and she has hopes of one of the pups becoming a champion. But at the vet's, her husband Jim is talked into letting Danke wetnurse a Great Dane pup that's been abandoned by his mother. And Jim wants to keep the Great Dane. But Brutus has this problem: he thinks he's a dachshund and he's too big to be a lapdog. But when Fran ridicules Brutus one too many times, Jim's got a plan to prove to everyone (and Fran) that a great dane can be far more than just an ugly dachshund.
28.
Run, Appaloosa, Run (1966) as Sound
29.
Lt. Robin Crusoe, U. S. N. (1966) as Sound Supervisor
Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house, finds an abandoned submarine with lots of gadgets that he can use, and also finds a marooned chimp from the US Space program and a native girl named Wednesday who was exiled by her father. Wednesday thinks Crusoe wants to marry her, and when her father arrives on the island to collect her and Crusoe refused to marry her, chaos ensues.
30.
Follow Me, Boys! (1966) as Sound Supervisor
Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop 1. Becoming more and more involved with the scout troop, he finds his plans to become a lawyer being put on the back burner, until he realizes that his life has been fulfilled helping the youth of the small town.
31.
That Darn Cat (1965) as Sound Supervisor
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.
32.
Those Calloways (1965) as Sound Supervisor
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.
The Monkey's Uncle (1965) as Sound
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?
34.
Mary Poppins (1964) as Sound Supervisor
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.
35.
A Tiger Walks (1964) as Sound
A tiger escapes from a circus truck as it passes by a small town, and hides itself in the surrounding woods. This throws the town into a panic and everyone wants the animal killed immediately, except for the daughter of the sheriff. She wants to capture the tiger and put it in a zoo, thereby saving the tiger's life. Her determination starts a nationwide campaign among children to raise the money to buy the tiger from the circus, but first, she, her father and an Indian tiger trainer must find the tiger before the National Guard do, who have orders to kill it on sight.
36.
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964) as Sound
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.
37.
Son of Flubber (1963) as Sound Supervisor
An absent-minded professor gets into legal trouble because of his experiments with a gravity defying substance.
38.
Miracle of the White Stallions (1963) as Sound
In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. But Patton's something of a horse fancier and can help...if he sees the stallions perform.
39.
The Sword in the Stone (1963) as Sound Supervisor
Arthur (aka Wart) is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for Wart beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give Wart an education (whatever that is), believing that once one has an education, one can go anywhere. Needless to say, it doesn't quite work out that way.
40.
Yellowstone Cubs (1963) as Sd for Walt Disney Productions
41.
Savage Sam (1963) as Sound
42.
Summer Magic (1963) as Sound Supervisor
Disney musical about Mother Carey, a Bostonian widow and her three children who move to Maine. Postmaster Osh Popham helps them move into a run-down old house and fixes it up for them. It's not entirely uninhabited, though; the owner, a Mr. Hamilton, is a mysterious character away in Europe, but Osh assures them he won't mind their living there, since he won't be coming home for a long time yet. The children and a cousin who comes to live with them have various adventures before an unexpected visitor shows up.
43.
The Incredible Journey (1963) as Sound
44.
Bon Voyage! (1962) as Sound Supervisor
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.
45.
Moon Pilot (1962) as Sound Supervisor
An astronaut dodges secret agents and a beautiful spy before his first moon trip.
46.
Big Red (1962) as Sound
47.
The Legend of Lobo (1962) as Sound
48.
101 Dalmatians (1961) as Sound Supervisor
Pongo and Perdita have a litter of 15 puppies. Cruella De Vil takes a fancy to the pups, and wants to get hold of them, as well as more pups, to make herself a loveley dalmation skin coat... Cruella gets some thugs to kidnap the pups and hold them at her mansion. Will Pongo and Perdita find them in time ?
49.
The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) as Sound Supervisor
A college professor fights off corrupt businessmen to market his new anti-gravity invention.
50.
The Parent Trap (1961) as Sound Supervisor
Twins separated by divorce plot to bring their parents back together.
51.
Babes in Toyland (1961) as Sound Supervisor
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.
52.
One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961) as Sound Supervisor
53.
Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961) as Sd for Walt Disney Productions
A family film about Nikki, a half-wolf, half-dog raised in the Yukon during the gold rush era. After being separated from her master, Nikki must fend for herself amidst bears, the harsh Yukon weather, and a trapper who wants her skin.
54.
Jungle Cat (1960) as Sound
55.
Toby Tyler (1960) as Sound Supervisor
57.
Pollyanna (1960) as Sound Supervisor
An orphan's relentless optimism changes lives in a sleepy small town.
58.
Ten Who Dared (1960) as Sound Supervisor
Based on Major John Wesley Powell's own journal, adventure yarn depicting the perils encountered by Powell and nine boatmen in successfully navigating three small craft down the treacherous Colorado River for the first time in 1869.
59.
Sleeping Beauty (1959) as Sound Supervisor
Adaptation of the fairy tale of the same name. Princess Aurora is cursed by the evil witch Maleficent - who declares that before Aurora reaches her 16th birthday she will die by a poisoned spinning-wheel. To try to prevent this, the king places her into hiding, in the care of three goodnatured - but not too bright - fairies.
60.
Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959) as Sound Supervisor
An Irishman enlists help from the king of the leprechauns to secure his daughter''''s future.
61.
The Shaggy Dog (1959) as Sound Supervisor
An ancient spell turns a teenager into a large sheep dog.
62.
Old Yeller (1958) as Sound Supervisor
A frontier boy develops close ties with a yellow dog.
63.
Tonka (1958) as Sound Supervisor
In Dakota territory in the 1870s, White Bull, a young Sioux, proves his manhood by catching and training a wild colt he names Tonka. When a cruel cousin claims the horse as the privilege of rank, White Bull lets Tonka go. The horse ends up in the hands of a captain in the US cavalry about the time that Sitting Bull gathers the tribes to confront the growing US presence, epitomized by the bigoted General Custer. All paths, including those of White Bull and Tonka, lead to the confluence of the Little and Big Horn rivers.
64.
The Light in the Forest (1958) as Sound Supervisor
A young white boy, raised by Native Americans, is forced to return to white society following the signing of a peace treaty.
65.
White Wilderness (1958) as Sound
66.
Perri (1957) as Sound
67.
Johnny Tremain (1957) as Sound Supervisor
After injuring his hand, a silversmith''''s apprentice joins the fight for American independence.
68.
Secrets of Life (1956) as Sound
69.
Westward Ho the Wagons! (1956) as Sound Supervisor
70.
Disneyland, U.S.A. (1956) as Sound
71.
The Great Locomotive Chase (1956) as Sound Supervisor
A Union spy tries to destroy the Confederacy''''s rail system.
72.
Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier (1955) as Sound Director
Legends and myths from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett.
73.
The African Lion (1955) as Sd dir
Documentary about the lifestyle and habitat of the title subject.
74.
Lady and the Tramp (1955) as Sound Recording
Lady, a golden cocker spaniel, meets up with a mongrel dog who calls himself the Tramp. He is obviously from the wrong side of town, but happenings at Lady's home make her decide to travel with him for a while. This turns out to be a bad move, as no dog is above the law.
75.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) as Sound Recording
A renegade sea captain uses a pioneering submarine to force peace on the world.
76.
Peter Pan (1953) as Sound Recording
Adaptation of J. M. Barrie's story about a boy who never grew up. The three children of the Darling family receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place.
77.
Cinderella (1950) as Sound Recording
Retelling of the fairy tale of the same name. Cinderella, adopted daughter of an upper-class lady, is made a slave in her own home. While her mother and ugly stepsisters are out at the royal ball she gets a surprise visit from a friend.
78.
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949) as Sound Recording
79.
So Dear to My Heart (1949) as Sound Recording
80.
Melody Time (1948) as Sound Recording
Segments: "Once Upon a Wintertime," two lovers recued from an icy river by friendly animals; "Bumble Boogie," bee beset by musical instruments and symbols come to life; "Johnny Appleseed," story of the legendary pioneer tree-planter; "Trees," mood piece set to musical treatment of Joyce Kilmer's poem; "Little Toot," story of a heroic little tugboat who saves an ocean liner; "Blame it on the Samba," Donald Duck and Jose Carioca have the blues blown away at a Latin cafe; "Pecos Bill," story of the legendary cowpoke, his trusty mount Widowmaker and his sweetheart Slue Foot Sue.
81.
Fun and Fancy Free (1947) as Sound Recording
Disney version of fairy tale "Jack and the Beanstalk", featuring Mickey, Donald and Goofy in the main roles. Also contains another short film, re-released as "Bongo"
82.
Make Mine Music (1946) as Sound Recording
Segments: "A Rustic Ballad," a story of feuding hillbillys; "A Tone Poem," a mood piece set on a blue bayou; "A Jazz Interlude," a bobby-soxer goes jitterbugging with her date at the malt shop; "A Ballad in Blue," dark room, rain and somber landscapes illustrate the loss of a lover; "A Musical Recitation," the story of Casey at the Bat; "Ballade Ballet," ballet dancers perform in silhouette; "A Fairy Tale with Music," Peter and the Wolf; "After You've Gone," four musical instruments chase through a surreal landscape; "A Love Story," about the romance between a fedora and a bonnet; "Opera Pathetique," the story of Willie, the Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

83.
Best of Walt Disney's True-Life Adventures, The (1975)
A compilation of some of Walt Disney's live action shorts. Included are "Seal Island" (1949) which was filmed in Alaska by Alfred and Elma Milotte, "Beaver Valley" (1950), "Nature's Half Acre" (1951), and "Water Birds" (1952).
84.
Smoke (1970)
85.
Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
Legends and myths from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett.

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