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Frank Beetson

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Cast (feature film)

Love Streams (1984) as Bowling Alley Cashier
While a successful writer researches an upcoming book on love for sale, a onetime girlfriend struggles through a divorce and custody case.
Stunt Man, The (1980) as Fisherman
A disturbed Vietnam vet stumbles upon a movie set and pretends to be a stunt man for an egocentric director.
Cooley High (1975) as Detective
African-American teens in Chicago prepare for life after high school.

Producer (feature film)

Hammersmith Is Out (1972) as Exec in charge of prod
The Faust legend retold (loosely) and applied to a mentally disturbed patient in a hospital run by a doctor of dubious sanity himself. The patient (Burton) offers the innocent orderly (Bridges) vast riches if he'll help him escape.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

Lady from Yesterday, The (1985)
A married Houston executive's life is turned inside out when a lady from his past -- a pretty Vietnamese woman with whom he had had an affair ten years earlier -- turns up with the son he never knew he had.
Love Streams (1984) as Assistant Director
While a successful writer researches an upcoming book on love for sale, a onetime girlfriend struggles through a divorce and custody case.
Death Valley (1981) as Assistant Director
A divorcee, her son and her boyfriend are on a vacation in the beautiful but deadly Death Valley. What starts out as an ordinary, leisurely trip turns into a nightmare when they happen upon a murder and find themselves pursued by a maniac.
Stunt Man, The (1980) as Assistant Director
A disturbed Vietnam vet stumbles upon a movie set and pretends to be a stunt man for an egocentric director.
Jericho Mile, The (1979)
A runner, serving a life sentence at Folsom Prison, works at becoming the world's fastest miler and wins a chance to compete for a spot on the Olympic team. Peter Strauss won the Emmy Award for his work in this film which also was nominated as the year's Outstanding Drama. Patrick Nolan and Michael
The Gumball Rally (1976) as Assistant Director
A bored businessman spearheads a madcap race from coast to coast.
Cooley High (1975) as Assistant Director
African-American teens in Chicago prepare for life after high school.
Darktown Strutters (1975) as Assistant Director
An all-female biker gang takes off in search of a member''''s mother.
Foxy Brown (1974) as Assistant Director
When a government agent is shot down, his sexy girlfriend goes gunning for revenge.

Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)

Advance to the Rear (1964) as Men's ward
Civil War rejects are sent to the West, supposedly out of harm's way.
The Horse Soldiers (1959) as Wardrobe
A Union cavalry officer leads his men on a vital mission behind Confederate lines.
Timbuktu (1959) as Ward man
A French colonel needs his wife''''s lover to help him stop an Arabian rebellion.
The Young Land (1959) as Men's cost
During 1848 California's newly inaugurated statehood, a newborn justice system is put to the test in the trial of a hotheaded gunslinger who shoots a repected Hispanic citizen in a state that is a volatile balance beteween whites and Hispanics.
The Missouri Traveler (1958) as Men's cost
A 15-year old runaway orphan determines to make it on his own as a farmer.
Escapade in Japan (1957) as Ward master
After his plane crashes in Tokyo, an American boy tries to find his way home.
Nightmare (1956) as Wardrobe
After being hypnotized into committing murder, a young musician has to reconstruct his actions to clear his name.
Man from Del Rio (1956) as Wardrobe
An uneducated Mexican gunfighter wins a town over when he shows his courage.
The Searchers (1956) as Men's ward
An Indian-hating Civil War veteran tracks down the tribe that slaughtered his family and kidnapped his niece.
Oklahoma! (1955) as Wardrobe
Pride and a lecherous ranch hand stand between an amorous cowboy and his farm girl sweetheart.
Southwest Passage (1954) as Wardrobe
The U.S. Cavalry is ordered to test the feasibility of camels in the deserts of the Southwest.
Shark River (1953) as Costumes
Jalopy (1953) as Wardrobe
The Bowery Boys enter an auto race when one of them invents a new super gas.
Cow Country (1953) as Wardrobe
A hired hand gets caught between a noble rancher and ruthless land grabbers.
The Diamond Queen (1953) as Ward supv
Hold That Line (1952) as Wardrobe
The Bowery Boys crash college when one of them lands on the football team.
Feudin' Fools (1952) as Wardrobe
The Bowery Boys get caught in a hillbilly feud when one of them inherits a Kentucky farm.
The Rose Bowl Story (1952) as Wardrobe
Here Come the Marines (1952) as Wardrobe
When they''''re drafted, the Bowery Boys set out to solve a murder.
No Holds Barred (1952) as Wardrobe
The Bowery Boys enter the wrestling world when one of them develops superhuman powers.
The Girl on the Bridge (1951) as Wardrobe
An elderly watchmaker stops a beautiful young blonde from committing suicide by throwing herself off a bridge. They eventually marry, and things go well until a man from her somewhat unsavory past shows up and attempts to blackmail the woman.
Fort Defiance (1951) as Wardrobe
A Civil War veteran returns to his hometown to avenge his brother's death.
Tarzan and the Slave Girl (1950) as Ward supv
A dying tribe kidnaps the jungle king's wife to help replenish their numbers.
Massacre River (1949) as Men's ward
Guy Madison, Rory Calhoun, Carole Mathews, Cathy Downs, Johnny Sands, Steve Brodie, Art Baker, Iron Eyes Cody, Queenie Smith. Two army officers compete for the hand of the colonel''s daughter in this western romance which features a subplot involving a sneaky gambler and Indians on the warpath.
Tarzan's Magic Fountain (1949) as Ward supv
Explorers try to use the jungle king to find a fountain of youth.
The Paradine Case (1948) as Wardrobe Director
A married lawyer falls for the woman he's defending on murder charges.
Michael O'Halloran (1948) as Wardrobe
Duel in the Sun (1947) as Ward superintendent
A fiery half-Native American girl comes between a rancher's good and evil sons.
The Red House (1947) as Costumes
Pete and Ellen have reared Meg as their own, ever since she was a baby and her parents took off. Now a teen, Meg convinces her friend Nath to come help with chores on the farm: Pete isn't getting around on his wooden leg like he used to. When Nath insists on using a short cut home through the woods, Pete gets quite agitated and warns him of screams in the night, of terrors associated with the red house. Curious, Meg and Nath ignore his warnings and begin exploring. Meg begins falling in love with Nath, but his girlfriend Tibby has other plans for him. Meanwhile they all get closer to real danger and the dark secret of the red house.
Nancy Steele Is Missing! (1937) as Ward man
After being in jail for seventeen years a crook is met by the girl he kidnapped as a baby. She now thinks he's her father. When he returns her to her real father there's a job and a reward, but an old prisonmate gets in the way.
Under Two Flags (1936) as Wardrobe
Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends Victor on dangerous assignments to be rid of him. He falls in love with Lady Venetia Cunningham, a visitor to the garrison.
Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935) as Wardrobe
An opium addict''''s obsession with a young girl leads to murder.
Great Expectations (1934) as Costumes
Charles Dickens' classic tale of Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, Estella. Pip learns the rewards of both vindictiveness and gratitude as a result of these events.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

On the Right Track (1981) as Production Manager
Lester is a homeless boy who manages to support himself by shining shoes. He also has a gift for being able to pick the winning racehorses out of the paper for his customers. Soon, lots of people learn about his talent, and they all want to benefit from it.
Ruby (1977) as Production Supervisor
Sixteen years after Ruby Claire's gangster boyfriend was shot and killed by four associates, a series of gruesome murders takes place at the drive-in movie theatre she now owns. Meanwhile, the behaviour of her mute daughter Leslie is becoming increasingly strange and a visiting psychic claims that forces from beyond are out for revenge.
Cooley High (1975) as Production Manager
African-American teens in Chicago prepare for life after high school.
Foxy Brown (1974)
When a government agent is shot down, his sexy girlfriend goes gunning for revenge.
Raid on Rommel (1971) as Unit Production Manager
Captain Foster plans on raiding German-occupied Tobruk with hand- picked commandos, but a mixup leaves him with a medical unit led by a Quaker conscientious objector. Despite all odds they succeed with their mission. On the way they pick up and drug the mistress of an Italian general, blow up the entire fuel supply for the Afrika Korps, and swap philatelic gossip with Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.
The Alamo (1960) as Tech supv
Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie join the fight for Texas'''' independence from Mexico.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

Stunt Man, The (1980) as Unit Production Manager
A disturbed Vietnam vet stumbles upon a movie set and pretends to be a stunt man for an egocentric director.

Producer (special)

Highway Honeys (1983) as Associate Producer
The story, set in Sierra Madre, Texas, follows the experiences of Carol Lee and Datona Shepherd, a brother-and-sister team of clean-living tow truckers (for the Good Shepherds Towing Service). In the pilot episode, Carol Lee and Datona try to help an old friend keep his junkyard -- a junkyard sought

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