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Tom Dowling

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Cinematography (feature film)

Think Fast, Mr. Moto (1937) as Assistant Camera
Mr Moto encounters mysterious goings-on on a ship bound for Shanghai. He recognises his steward as the murderer of a man in San Francisco, and catches him trying to steal an important letter from the stateroom of another passenger, Robert Hitchings. Hitchings, son of the owner of the shipping line, falls in love with Gloria, who refuses to tell him anything about her life and disappears when they arrive in Shanghai. In Shanghai, Mr Moto uncovers the secret which links the murder in San Francisco, the mysterious letter, and Gloria.
One Rainy Afternoon (1936) as Assistant Camera
Actor Philippe Martin and his married date Yvonne plan to neck in a darkened cinema, but he gets the wrong seat and mistakenly kisses lovely Monique, a publisher's daughter. An absurd scandal results; to protect Yvonne, Philippe insists that he was simply overcome by Monique's beauty. This naturally intrigues Monique...but her nominal fiancée feels differently. French bureaucracy is broadly satirized.
Midnight Mary (1933) as Assistant Camera
An abused orphan sinks into a life of crime.
The Wet Parade (1932) as Assistant Camera
A crusading politician fights the evils of both drink and prohibition.

Art Department (feature film)

In America (2003) as Const coord, addl photog
To begin all over again is a classic American dream. But it is remarkably hard to do, as Irish immigrants Johnny and Sarah discover when they hit New York City, with their two spunky young daughters, in the mid-1980s. In pursuit of a dream, the family uses ingenuity and sheer strength of will to mak

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

Becoming Jane (2007)
The year is 1795 and young Jane Austen is a feisty 20-year-old and emerging writer who already sees a world beyond class and commerce, beyond pride and prejudice, and dreams of doing what was then nearly unthinkable--marrying for love. Naturally, her parents are searching for a wealthy, well-appoin
Garage (2007)
Revolves around a small town misfit who works in a crumbling gas station and searches for love, acceptance and the best place to display his motor oil.
Honeymooners, The (2005)
Meet Ralph Kramden--a man of vision, taste, and refinement. Now, if he can just get the rest of the world to see it. By day, Ralph''s an ordinary New York City bus driver. But in his off-hours, he''s an innovator, an inventor, an entrepreneur who''s just one great idea away from instant wealth. (Unfortunately for Ralph, none of those ideas has yet panned out.) His best friend (and neighbor) is Ed Norton, who''s always up for the latest plan. Wherever Ralph goes, no matter how harebrained the idea, Ed''s ready to run down the fire escape and lend a hand. These two dreamers believe they''re taking their families to the next level, but Ralph''s wife, Alice, has set her sights on a more practical goal: buying a duplex fixer-upper with Ed and his wife, Trixie. When Ralph loses their down payment on yet another of his half-baked projects, Alice is at the end of her rope, giving Ralph just one day to come up with the cash and save their marriage.
Laws of Attraction (2004)
High-powered divorce attorneys, Audrey Woods and Daniel Rafferty, have seen love gone wrong in all its worst case scenarios--so, how bad could their chances be? At the top of their respective games, Audrey and Daniel are a classic study in opposites. She practices law strictly by the book; he always manages to win by the seat of his pants. But soon they are pitted against each other on opposite sides of a nasty public divorce between famous clients, with the case centering upon an Irish castle that each future divorcee has their sites set on. Audrey and Daniel travel to Ireland to chase down depositions, yet the two lawyers, who have been slowly developing a mutual attaction that neither wants to acknowledge, find themselves thrown together at a romantic Irish festival. After a night of wild celebrating, they wake up the next morning as husband and wife. Maybe getting married first is the best way to fall in love.
Seventh Stream, The (2001)
Real and mythical worlds collide when a mysterious woman arrives in a small Irish fishing village in 1909. Quinn, a grieving widower, and his fishing partner, Willy Stewart, are taken by surprise when their third partner, Dunhill, appears with an unbelievable catch of fish and a mysterious woman. Th
Everlasting Piece (2000) as Construction Coordinator
Set against the turbulent backdrop of Belfast in the 1980s, two fellow barbers Colm, a Catholic and George, a Protestant, form an unlikely partnership to corner the toupee market in Northern Ireland. Both slackers, the duo land themselves in a get-rich-quick scheme of selling hair pieces, but soon find themselves in trouble when ''Toupee or Not Toupee'', a rival hairpiece company, gets a jump on the competition. More serious problems ensue when the fired up slackers go on the offensive and dupe an IRA soldier, who then suspects them of being undercover British agents.
Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax, The (1999)
Television movie about the recently widowed Emily Pollifax, who is looking for some adventure in her life. One day she decides to follow her childhood dream of being a secret agent and, through a comedy of errors, suddenly finds herself on a plane bound for Marrakesh, Morocco on a secret C.I.A. miss

Cinematography (special)

Frank DeCaro Big "O" Special: A Fable, The (2003) as Camera
"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" movie critic Frank DeCaro offers commentary and predictions for the 2003 Academy Awards.
Out at the Movies Fabulous Big "O" Special: Miscast Away (2001) as Camera (Studio Segment)
Frank DeCaro, film critic of "The Daily Show" spoofs the nominees for this year's Academy Awards.
Out at the Movies Fabulous Big "O" Special: Being Frank DeCaro, The (2000) as Camera (Studio Segment)
Frank DeCaro, the in-house movie critic of "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," looks at this year's Oscar hopefuls.
Frank DeCaro's "Out at the Movies" Fabulous Big "O" Buffet (1999) as Camera (Studio)
Movie critic Frank DeCaro opens up his bachelor pad for a celebration of the Oscars with Jon Stewart, Richard Kind, Joy Behar and the cast of the Broadway show "Stomp."
Horatio Alger Awards, The (1994) as Camera Operator
Forty-seventh annual presentation of the Horatio Alger Awards honoring 10 business and civic leaders who overcame considerable odds to achieve success. Also explores the accomplishments of high school seniors who have excelled academically despite such adversity as abuse, poverty and physical impair

Film Production - Main (special)

19th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (1992) as Utility
A telecast of the 19th annual Emmy Awards for excellence in daytime television programming.

Film Production - Construction/Set (special)

Irish Tenors: Live From Belfast, The (2000) as Set Construction Manager
Three Irish Tenors -- Ronan Tynan, Anthony Kearns and Finbar Wright -- perform a selection of songs that span a century of Irish music. John McDermott, the third Irish tenor in the 1999 PBS concert "The Irish Tenors," with Ronan Tynan and Anthony Kearns, was unable to fully participate in this progr
Irish Tenors, The (1999) as Set Construction Manager
Three Irish tenors -- John McDermott, Ronan Tynan and Anthony Kearns -- perform Irish songs. Features the singers performing individually and collectively before an audience at the Royal Dublin Society.
Marie Curie: More Than Meets the Eye (1998) as Construction Manager (Ireland)
In World War I France, two spunky sisters, Martine and Eliane, are determined to help with the war effort. When they mistake famed scientist Marie Curie for a spy, they follow her and her daughter Irene to the front, where the Curies try to save soldiers' lives with the X-ray machine. One of the sol
Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs (1998) as Construction Manager (Irish Crew)
The English mathematician Sir Isaac Newton is determined to explain the movement of the planets, and enlists new assistant Humphrey Newton, who is unrelated, to help him achieve success. Sir Isaac's scientific rivals conspire to steal his notes, which have been taken home by Humphrey, who is torn be

Film Production - Construction/Set (TV Mini-Series)

Magnificent Ambersons, The (2002) as Construction Manager
September (1996)
The return of an attractive and sophisticated woman to her small Scottish town after an absence of 20 years, has an unnerving effect on the community and threatens to destroy at least two marriages.

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