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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
The Three-D Follies (1953) as Dir, "Caribbean Nights"

Music (feature film)

2.
Phantom Lady (1944) as Mus numbers staged by
A mystery woman is a murder suspect's only alibi for the night of his wife's death.
3.
Phantom of the Opera (1943) as Opera seq staged by
Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary "phantom" whom none can find in the mazes and catacombs. But both of Christine's lovers have plans to ferret him out.

Dance (feature film)

4.
Carmen & Geoffrey (2009)
American artists, Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder stepped forward in the 1950's to play a vital part in the newly energized world of modern dance. It is also about a forty-seven year long marriage and creative partnership that has sustained their accomplishments.
5.
South Sea Woman (1953) as Ceremonial dance by
A Marine sergeant battles Nazi agents to help a showgirl escape war torn China.
6.
Siren of Atlantis (1949) as Choreographer
7.
Bagdad (1949) as Dance Director
An Arabian princess tries to bring her father's killers to justice.
8.
Tangier (1946) as Dance Director
9.
Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1946) as Dance Director
Tarzan fights to keep a killer cult from attacking traders.
10.
That Night with You (1945) as Dance Director
11.
Salome, Where She Danced (1945) as Dance Director
12.
Shady Lady (1945) as Choreography
13.
Frisco Sal (1945) as Choreographer
Sal comes to the Barbary Coast from New England to find out who murdered her brother. She gets a job signing in Dude's saloon, falls in love with Dude, then wonders if he might be involved in the murder.
14.
Gypsy Wildcat (1944) as Dir of choreography
In an unspecified Renaissance kingdom, no sooner has Anube's gypsy tribe encamped near Baron Tovar's village when Count Orso is found murdered. The wicked baron blames the gypsies and imprisons them all in his castle. Meanwhile, a mysterious stranger on a white horse has hidden the murder arrow and won the heart of gypsy belle Carla, to the discomfiture of her erstwhile fiancTe Tonio. Baron Tovar is also fascinated by Carla...especially when he notices her heraldic pendant.
15.
The Climax (1944) as Operettas staged by
Dr. Hohner (Karloff), theatre physician at the Vienna Royal Theatre, murders his mistress, the star soprano when his jealousy drives him to the point of mad obsession. Ten years later, another young singer (Foster) reminds Hohner of the late diva, and his old mania kicks in. Hohner wants to prevent her from singing for anyone but him, even if it means silencing her forever. The singer's fiancTe (Bey) rushes to save her in the film's climax.
16.
White Savage (1943) as Choreography

Dance (special)

17.
Free to Dance (2001) as Choreography
Special that chronicles the role that African-American dancers and choreographers have played in the development of modern dance as an American art form. Through first-person storytelling by dancers and witnesses, the program documents how African-derived movement and European dance fused and made m
18.
Renaissance Revisited, A (1996) as Choreography
Survey of dance segments from the past twenty years of "Dance in America" telecasts.
19.
Dance Theatre of Harlem (1977) as Choreography ("The Beloved")
The Dance Theatre of Harlem performs five ballets from its repertoire: "Forces of Rhythm," "Bugaku," "Dougla," "Holberg Suite," and "The Beloved." The company is also seen in rehearsal.

Misc. Crew (special)

20.
Renaissance Revisited, A (1996) as Designer
Survey of dance segments from the past twenty years of "Dance in America" telecasts.

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