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Assistant Direction (feature film)

1.
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978) as 2nd Assistant Director
Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that their own special dish is prepared in. Food critics and the (many) self-proclaimed greatest Chefs in Europe demand the mystery be solved.

Sound (feature film)

2.
Secret Life Of Ian Fleming, The (1990)
The adventures of Ian Fleming, the suave secret agent, drew on his own true-life experiences to write 14 James Bond novels and provide the foundation for 16 Bond movies.
3.
Graham Greene's "The Tenth Man" (1988)
A television movie about one Jean Louis Chavel, a wealthy attorney, who is wrongly imprisoned during the German occupation of France. He is later marked for execution, but offers his worldly possessions to Mangeot, a prisoner who takes his place. After the war he returns to his old home and falls in
4.
Summer Story, A (1988) as Sound Recording
A man discovers that the woman he deserted has died of a broken heart.
5.
A Man For All Seasons (1988)
An adaptation of Robert Bolt's play focusing on the conflict waged between King Henry VIII and Sir Thomas More when the King broke with the Roman Catholic Church.
6.
Without A Clue (1988) as Sound Recording Mixer
In a comic reversal on the original theme, Dr. Watson is the master consulting detective, and "Sherlock Holmes" an alias for a drunk, out-of-work actor invented by the doctor, enabling him to dabble in his hobby of crime solving without disturbing the Victorian medical establishment.
7.
Hamburger Hill (1987) as Sound Recording Mixer
Based on a true incident, this film tells the story of the 101st Airborne Division''s 1969 battle in Vietnam over Hill 937, "Hamburger Hill." For ten days, the Vietcong refused to surrender, and both sides suffered heavy losses. When the American soldiers did take the hill, their victory turned out to be a hollow one.
8.
Sky Bandits (1986) as Sound Mixer
Two outlaws from the Wild West are drafted during World War I. They enlist in the new Royal Air Force and find themselves piloting early warplanes known as "gunbuses."
9.
Turtle Diary (1986) as Sound Recording
A children's book author suffers from writer's block. While searching for new ideas, she makes several visits to the turtle tank at the local aquarium, where she gets to know a shy bookstore clerk.
10.
Raw Deal (1986) as Sound Recording Mixer
An unconventional former FBI agent is re-hired to bring down a Chicago organized crime syndicate.
11.
Arthur the King (1985)
The Arthurian legend, distilled curiously through an Alice in Wonderland-type device (Dyan Cannon is a contemporary tourist who, while wandering around Stonehenge, tumbles into a hole in the ground and comes face to face with King Arthur and subjects), provided the framework of this rather bizarre e
12.
Marie: A True Story (1985) as Sound Recording Mixer
A political appointee risks her job and her life to expose corruption.
13.
Safari 3000 (1984) as Sound
David Carradine, Stockard Channing, Christopher Lee, Hamilton Camp, Ian Yule, Hugh Rouse, & Cocky Two Bull. Inspired by the success of THE CANNONBALL RUN (1981), this road movie pairs an ex-Hollywood stuntman (David Carradine) and a Playboy photographer (Stockard Channing) on a trans-African auto race
14.
Firestarter (1984) as Sound Recording
A child has the amazing ability to start fires with just a glance.
15.
Champions (1983) as Sound Recording Mixer
16.
Pirates of Penzance, The (1983) as Sound Recording
Frederick, son of a wealthy 19th century man was to be apprenticed to a pilot, but because of his nearly deaf nurse-maid, he was apprenticed to a pirate instead. And not just any pirate, but the Pirate King, leader of the not-so-fierce "Pirates of Penzance." Now Frederick has fallen in love with swe
17.
Yentl (1983) as Sound Recording
A Jewish girl masquerades as a boy to study Torah, but falls in love with her best friend.
18.
Sea Wolves, The (1980) as Sound Recording
British intelligence is trying to solve the problem of German submarines attacking British merchant ships during World War II. Thousands of tons of goods are being lost, and it is believed that information is getting to the subs via a radio transmitter in one of three German ships in Portuguese Goa. Because Portugal is neutral in the war, the British forces cannot attack the ships, so a group of older British expatriates are called upon to do it for them.
19.
Ffolkes (1980) as Sound Recording Mixer
20.
Ashanti (1979) as Sound Recording Mixer
Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task...
21.
Fedora (1978) as Sound Recording
Fedora, an aging and reclusive film star, dies in Paris, struck by a train. At her funeral, a film producer thinks back over the past two weeks and the part he might have played in her death. He'd gone to Corfu to track her down, pushing himself into her island villa, where she lived with a nurse, an old countess, and the plastic surgeon who's success at keeping her looking young is amazing. We see her mental stability fail as the producer offers her a script for "Anna Karenina;" soon she's locked away in a Parisian asylum and the producer is in the hospital with a concussion. His reverie ended, the countess takes up the narration and completes Fedora's story.
22.
Island Of Dr. Moreau, The (1977) as Sound
A ship-wrecked man floats ashore on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The island is inhabited by a scientist, Dr. Moreau, who in an experiment has turned beasts into human beings.
23.
Little Night Music, A (1977) as Sound Recording
Fredrik EGerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been a virgin for the whole eleven months of the marriage, and being a bit restless, Fredrik goes to see an old flame, the famous actress Desiree Armfeldt. Desiree is getting tired of her life, and is thinkin of settling down, and sets her sights on Fredrik, despite his marriage, and her own married lover Count Carl-Magnus. She gets her mother to invite the EGermans to her country estate for the weekend. But when Carl-Magnus and his wife Charlotte appear, too, things begin to get farcical (Send in the Clowns), and the night must smile for the third time before all the lovers are united.
24.
Cross Of Iron (1977) as Sound Recording
A squad of German soldiers fighting on the Eastern Front during WWII led by a battle-hardened officer fight to survive Soviet attacks and dogmatic commanders in a chaotic and lethal environment in this sympathetic portrayal of another side of the war not commonly portrayed in Hollywood film.
26.
Next Man, The (1976) as Sound Recording (Overseas)
Khalil (Sean Connery) is an Arab diplomat who wants to not only make peace with Israel, but admit the Jewish state as a member of OPEC. This instantly makes him a target for a series of ingeniously conceived assassination attempts, most of which he foils with the aid of his friend Hamid (Albert Paulsen) and his girlfriend Nicole (Cornelia Sharpe). But can he trust even them?
27.
Man of La Mancha (1972) as Sound
The aging Don Quixote follows his dream by traveling the countryside as a warrior knight.
28.
Cabaret (1972) as Sound
A young writer gets mixed up with a pleasure-loving singer in the decadent world of 1930s Berlin.
29.
Fiddler on the Roof (1971) as Sound Mixer
In Russia before the revolution, a Jewish milkman tries to marry off his daughters who have plans of their own.
30.
The Appointment (1970) as Sound Recording
A man suspects his wife of part-time prostitution.
31.
Hornets' Nest (1970) as Sound
When the rest of his unit is killed, an American paratrooper in World War II Italy enlists local children to bomb a Nazi dam.
32.
Red Tent, The (1970) as Sound
The commander of a failed 1928 Arctic airship expedition is remembering the events of the "Italia" airship flight, crash and subsequent rescue efforts. The "ghosts" of people involved in the events appear in his memories to assist him in determining his guilt in the affair. The reminiscences are mixed with the real action: the flight of the "Italia", the air rescue operation from Kings Bay airfield, the expedition of the "Krassin" ice-breaker. A sort of human touch is added by the ever beautiful C.C. playing Malmgren's girlfriend.
33.
Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1969) as Sound
During a military reunion, three veterans discover they''''ve been sending support payments for the same child.
34.
The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969) as Sound
During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
35.
Barbarella (1968) as Sd mix
An over-sexed space agent takes on a dictator and an amoral queen.
36.
Doctor Faustus (1968) as Sd mix
A scholar sells his soul to the devil for knowledge.
37.
The Honey Pot (1967) as Sound Mixer
A millionaire fakes a terminal illness to fleece his former girlfriends.
38.
The Taming of the Shrew (1967) as Sd mix
A fortune hunter agrees to wed a temperamental woman so his friend can court her sister.
39.
Judith (1966) as Sound Recording
40.
Battle of the Bulge (1965) as Sound Recording
A crack Nazi unit holds off the Allies during World War II.
41.
Crack in the World (1965) as Sound Recording
While trying to drill through the earth''s crust in hopes of finding a new source of energy beneath the molten rock, a scientist inadvertently creates a crack in the world, resulting in worldwide disasters.
42.
Circus World (1964) as Sound
Circus owner Matt Masters is beset by disasters as he attempts a European tour of his circus. At the same time, he is caught in an emotional bind between his adopted daughter and her mother.
43.
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) as Sound
A mad emperor''''s excesses leave the Roman Empire open to barbarian invasions.
44.
55 Days at Peking (1963) as Sd mix
An American major leads the defense against Chinese revolutionaries in 1900 Peking.
45.
The Lion (1962) as Sd mix
A man visits his daughter on an African wildlife reserve to make sure she's not growing up too wild.
46.
The Hellions (1962) as Sound Recording
47.
The 300 Spartans (1962) as Sound
Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidis led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of them his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army more than 20 times as large. The actual heroism of those who stood (and ultimately died) with Leonidis helped shape the course of Western Civilization, allowing the Greek city states time to organize an army which repelled the Persians. Set in 480 BC.
48.
The Sundowners (1960) as Sound Mixer
An Australian sheepherder and his wife clash over their nomadic existence and their son's future.
49.
Solomon and Sheba (1959) as Sound
Epic tale of the Biblical king''''s seduction by a pagan queen.
50.
Lost Lagoon (1958) as Sound
A man tries to start a new life on a Pacific island, but is haunted by memories of the family he left behind.
51.
Bonjour Tristesse (1958) as Sound
A jealous teenage girl plots to end her father's engagement.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

52.
A Man For All Seasons (1988)
An adaptation of Robert Bolt's play focusing on the conflict waged between King Henry VIII and Sir Thomas More when the King broke with the Roman Catholic Church.
53.
Without A Clue (1988)
In a comic reversal on the original theme, Dr. Watson is the master consulting detective, and "Sherlock Holmes" an alias for a drunk, out-of-work actor invented by the doctor, enabling him to dabble in his hobby of crime solving without disturbing the Victorian medical establishment.
54.
Summer Story, A (1988)
A man discovers that the woman he deserted has died of a broken heart.
55.
Hamburger Hill (1987)
Based on a true incident, this film tells the story of the 101st Airborne Division''s 1969 battle in Vietnam over Hill 937, "Hamburger Hill." For ten days, the Vietcong refused to surrender, and both sides suffered heavy losses. When the American soldiers did take the hill, their victory turned out to be a hollow one.
56.
Raw Deal (1986)
An unconventional former FBI agent is re-hired to bring down a Chicago organized crime syndicate.
57.
Turtle Diary (1986)
A children's book author suffers from writer's block. While searching for new ideas, she makes several visits to the turtle tank at the local aquarium, where she gets to know a shy bookstore clerk.
58.
Marie: A True Story (1985)
A political appointee risks her job and her life to expose corruption.
59.
Firestarter (1984)
A child has the amazing ability to start fires with just a glance.
60.
Safari 3000 (1984)
David Carradine, Stockard Channing, Christopher Lee, Hamilton Camp, Ian Yule, Hugh Rouse, & Cocky Two Bull. Inspired by the success of THE CANNONBALL RUN (1981), this road movie pairs an ex-Hollywood stuntman (David Carradine) and a Playboy photographer (Stockard Channing) on a trans-African auto race
61.
Pirates of Penzance, The (1983)
Frederick, son of a wealthy 19th century man was to be apprenticed to a pilot, but because of his nearly deaf nurse-maid, he was apprenticed to a pirate instead. And not just any pirate, but the Pirate King, leader of the not-so-fierce "Pirates of Penzance." Now Frederick has fallen in love with swe
62.
Yentl (1983)
A Jewish girl masquerades as a boy to study Torah, but falls in love with her best friend.
63.
Champions (1983)
64.
Ffolkes (1980)
65.
Sea Wolves, The (1980)
British intelligence is trying to solve the problem of German submarines attacking British merchant ships during World War II. Thousands of tons of goods are being lost, and it is believed that information is getting to the subs via a radio transmitter in one of three German ships in Portuguese Goa. Because Portugal is neutral in the war, the British forces cannot attack the ships, so a group of older British expatriates are called upon to do it for them.
66.
Ashanti (1979)
Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task...
67.
Fedora (1978)
Fedora, an aging and reclusive film star, dies in Paris, struck by a train. At her funeral, a film producer thinks back over the past two weeks and the part he might have played in her death. He'd gone to Corfu to track her down, pushing himself into her island villa, where she lived with a nurse, an old countess, and the plastic surgeon who's success at keeping her looking young is amazing. We see her mental stability fail as the producer offers her a script for "Anna Karenina;" soon she's locked away in a Parisian asylum and the producer is in the hospital with a concussion. His reverie ended, the countess takes up the narration and completes Fedora's story.
68.
Cross Of Iron (1977)
A squad of German soldiers fighting on the Eastern Front during WWII led by a battle-hardened officer fight to survive Soviet attacks and dogmatic commanders in a chaotic and lethal environment in this sympathetic portrayal of another side of the war not commonly portrayed in Hollywood film.
69.
Little Night Music, A (1977)
Fredrik EGerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been a virgin for the whole eleven months of the marriage, and being a bit restless, Fredrik goes to see an old flame, the famous actress Desiree Armfeldt. Desiree is getting tired of her life, and is thinkin of settling down, and sets her sights on Fredrik, despite his marriage, and her own married lover Count Carl-Magnus. She gets her mother to invite the EGermans to her country estate for the weekend. But when Carl-Magnus and his wife Charlotte appear, too, things begin to get farcical (Send in the Clowns), and the night must smile for the third time before all the lovers are united.
70.
Island Of Dr. Moreau, The (1977)
A ship-wrecked man floats ashore on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The island is inhabited by a scientist, Dr. Moreau, who in an experiment has turned beasts into human beings.
72.
Next Man, The (1976)
Khalil (Sean Connery) is an Arab diplomat who wants to not only make peace with Israel, but admit the Jewish state as a member of OPEC. This instantly makes him a target for a series of ingeniously conceived assassination attempts, most of which he foils with the aid of his friend Hamid (Albert Paulsen) and his girlfriend Nicole (Cornelia Sharpe). But can he trust even them?
73.
Red Tent, The (1970)
The commander of a failed 1928 Arctic airship expedition is remembering the events of the "Italia" airship flight, crash and subsequent rescue efforts. The "ghosts" of people involved in the events appear in his memories to assist him in determining his guilt in the affair. The reminiscences are mixed with the real action: the flight of the "Italia", the air rescue operation from Kings Bay airfield, the expedition of the "Krassin" ice-breaker. A sort of human touch is added by the ever beautiful C.C. playing Malmgren's girlfriend.

Sound (TV Mini-Series)

74.
To Be the Best (1992)
A two-part miniseries based on Barbara Taylor Bradford's novel. The designated heir to a department store empire finds herself caught between the desire to expand her business and the obligations of her family life.

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