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Lonnie D'Orsa

Lonnie D'Orsa


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Director (feature film)

Standing Room Only (1944) as Assistant Director
During World War II, Lee Stevens travels to Washington D.C. with his secretary Jane Rogers in order to secure a government contract. Not thinking it through, Jane cancels their hotel reservations when she feels the accomodations are inadequate. With no rooms available in the entire city Lee and Jane pose as a married couple and take positions as maid and butler in the Cromwell's home until the contract can be secured.
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) as Assistant Director
A U.S. mercenary and an army of peasants fight for Spain.
Let's Face It (1943) as Assistant Director
Nevada (1935) as Assistant Director
College Scandal (1935) as Assistant Director
Reaching for the Moon (1931) as Assistant Director
Wall Street wizard, Larry Day, new to the ways of love, is coached by his valet. He follows Vivian Benton on an ocean liner, where cocktails, laced with a "love potion," work their magic. He then loses his fortune in the market crash and feels he has also lost his girl...
Noisy Neighbors (1929) as Assistant Director
Square Shoulders (1929) as Assistant Director

Producer (feature film)

Sabu and the Magic Ring (1957) as Associate Producer
Designed to capitalize on Sabu''s earlier success in THE JUNGLE BOOK, this re-edited, unsold television pilot by the director of THE HYPNOTIC EYE (George Blair) finds the thirty three year old elephant boy in league with a powerful genie (William Marshall of BLACULA).
Calypso Joe (1957) as Associate Producer
A stewardess and a television star become romantically involved.
Heartbeat (1946) as Exec asst
A young female escapee from a reform school joins a pickpocket academy in Paris. She is caught red-handed on her first attempt at stealing by an upper class man. He recruits her to do him a favor at a society party where she meets and falls in love with a young, handsome, rich diplomat. Whether or not she can land him is another story.
Address Unknown (1944) as Associate Producer
A German-born art dealer finds himself falling for Nazi propaganda.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Hitler (1962) as Production Manager
Impotence and an Oedipus complex haunt the dictator as he sets out to conquer the world.
Confessions of an Opium Eater (1962) as Unit Production Manager
Armored Command (1961) as Production Manager
Howard Keel, Tina Louise, Warner Anderson, Earl Holliman, Carleton Young, Burt Reynolds, & Marty Ingels as Pinhead. Tina Louise, a Mata Hari type spy for the Nazis, inflitrates a small armored unit of the 7th U.S. Army which is attempting to hold off a German attack in the Vosges Mountains
Al Capone (1959) as Production Manager
Chicago's most notorious gangster rules the city ruthlessly.
Limelight (1953) as Production Manager
A broken-down comic sacrifices everything to give a young dancer a shot at the big time.
Jennifer (1953) as Production Manager
Lady in the Iron Mask (1952) as Production Manager
Disc Jockey (1951) as Unit Manager
The Highwayman (1951) as Production Manager
Joe Palooka in Triple Cross (1951) as Production Manager
Joe and Anne Palooka, along with Joe's trainer Knobby, are vacationing when they a kidnapped by The Professor and his gang. The Professor plans to make Joe throw a fight (and shows up at the fight dressed as Anne's aunt).
Short Grass (1950) as Prod supv
Steve Lewellyn (Rod Cameron), a drifter, comes into New Mexico just as it is about to be opened up to the law and to commerce by the oncoming railroad, but where a gun is still the deciding factor in disputes over grazing lands. He is set up as the intended scapegoat in a saloon robbery but escapes after killing the gunman in self defense. He picks up the robbery money but is wounded. Rescued by Sharon Lynch (Cathy Downs), daughter of an honest rancher, Steve gives her father the money to buy some short-grass acreage and becomes his partner, but is forced to leave the country after killing a neighboring rancher's brother, also in self defense. Five years later, he returns to the territory and finds Sharon and the other honest people being victimized by the rancher, who has vowed to get revenge on Steve.
Frenchman's Creek (1944) as Asst prod mgr
A British noblewoman flees the life of the court to run off with a French pirate.

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