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James Quinn

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Director (feature film)

Blind Man's Bluff (1992)
A blind professor is accused by the police of killing his neighbor and must clear his name by finding the murderer.

Cast (feature film)

Stablemates (1938) as Swipe
A broken down veterinarian saves a stable boy's prize racehorse.
Wells Fargo (1937) as Miner
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
Sophie Lang Goes West (1937) as Cameraman
When Love Is Young (1937) as Taxi driver
A Day at the Races (1937) as
A group of zanies tries to save a pretty girl's sanitarium.
Exclusive (1937) as Rioter
The Toast of New York (1937) as News butcher
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
Man of the People (1937) as
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
Woman Trap (1936) as Barkeep
Fury (1936) as Dawson's friend
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
The Bride Comes Home (1936) as Conductor
Two in a Crowd (1936) as Hop-head
When two halves of a thousand-dollar bill are discovered in the snow, the penniless pair that individually grabs each half must come to terms. Actress Julia Wayne needs the whole $1,000, and so does sportsman Larry Stevens. Since compromise will serve neither of their needs, they are stalemated - until complications arise.
The Gilded Lily (1935) as Guard #2
A news reporter turns the woman he loves into a media star after she rejects an aristocrat''s marriage proposal.
Here Comes Cookie (1935) as Counterman
Coronado (1935) as Hot dog man
The Whole Town's Talking (1935) as Pickpocket
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
I Hate Women (1934) as Blinkie
Jealousy (1934) as Reporter
Larry O'Roark is a boxer who's insanely posssesive and jealous of his fiancee, Jo. the sight of her and her employer, Mr. Lambert, at ringside during his big fight distracts Larry and he is knocked out. He then promises never to be jealous again and marries Jo. When she realizes that they're broke she asks Lambert for a job (she had quit on marrying Larry.) One thing leads to another and Larry, enraged with jealousy, end up killing Lambert. He then wanders off in a daze, and Jo takes the rap for the murder. Larry descends from his amnesiac fog just in time to interrupt the announcement of the jury's verdict in Jo's trial. then it's off to the chair for Larry. Or is it?
I'll Fix It (1934) as Reporter
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
I Give My Love (1934) as Spieler
The Argyle Case (1929) as Skidd
A homicide cop investigates the murder of a multimillionaire.
The Dance of Life (1929) as Jimmy
Women Who Dare (1928) as Benny, the Spider
The Dixie Handicap (1925) as A tout
Mile-a-Minute Romeo (1923) as Coroner
Second Hand Love (1923) as Dugg's partner
Afraid To Fight (1922) as Slim Dawson

Producer (feature film)

Overlord (1975)
A young soldier undergoes grueling training in preparation for the D-Day invasion.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

Crackers (1984) as 1st Assistant Director
Sutherland is an unemployed security guard who pals around with a cadre of assorted misfits in the Mission District of San All the group members know Warden, who owns a pawnshop, but that doesn''t prevent their planning to rob his safe while he is visiting his mother.
Gremlins (1984)
A gadget salesman is looking for a special gift for his son and finds one at a store in Chinatown. The shopkeeper is reluctant to sell him the mogwai but does with the warning to never expose him to bright light, water or to feed him after midnight. All of this happens and a gang of gremlins decide to tear up the town on Christmas Eve.
Kiss Me Goodbye (1982) as 1st Assistant Director
Kay is a lonely widow, who after three year, has been unable to break free from the memory of her late husband Jolly, a charming, but unfaithful Broadway choreographer. But finally, Kay falls in love with Rupert, a professor of Egyptology. Not long before their wedding day, Kay is visited by Jolly's
Rich and Famous (1981)
Girlhood friends become romantic and literary rivals in this remake of Old Acquaintance.
The Last Waltz (1978)
Legendary back-up group The Band teams with rock greats for a farewell concert.
Smokey And The Bandit (1977)
A maverick trucker tries to save a runaway bride and a shipment of contraband beer from a small-town sheriff.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Forever Strong (2008)
Rick Penning lives life just like he plays rugby; fast, hard-hitting and intense. When life on the edge lands him in jail, prison ward Marcus Tate offers him a chance to get back in the game by playing for his rival, Highland Rugby. Reluctantly Rick joins the team where he must adopt the grueling tr
Spinning Into Butter (2007)
The dean of students at a New England college is thrust into the investigation of a racial hate crime. She's forced to confront her own feelings about race and her administration's desire to maintain a politically correct posture.
Kate & Leopold (2001)
When two strangers meet in New York City, a century''s worth of differences come crashing together. Kate McKay is a modern-day executive, a 21st century woman driven to succeed in the corporate world. Leopold, the Third Duke of Albany, is a charming 19th century bachelor. Each has grown weary of waiting for love. But when a dramatic twist of fate lands Leopold in present-day New York, they must confront the prospect of a love affair 100 years in the making.
Joe Gould's Secret (2000)
Set in New York City during the 1940s and 50s, a time when artists and writers often gathered together in a neighborhood called Greenwich Village, this is the true story of the friendship between famed New Yorker writer Joseph Mitchell and bohemian Joe Gould, a self-proclaimed scholar of the NYC str
Illuminata (1999) as Construction Grip
The ambitious, restless writer, Tuccio is the resident playwright of a struggling repertory company, whose members reflect the European melting pot that is New York at the turn of the century. Tuccio is eager to stage his unfinished new play, Illuminata, but the theater owners, Astergourd and Pallen
Big Daddy (1999)
Sonny Koufax is a slacker, working only part time and hanging around New York, having collected a big payout after a car accident. Then 5-year-old Julian turns up, claiming to be the son of his roommate Kevin. But Kevin disclaims all knowledge and leaves for a work assignment in China, leaving Sonny with the kid. He is about to ship him to Social Services, but then realises that little Julian could help him win back his ex-girlfriend. He becomes an instant daddy, and is a hit with the kid for allowing him to dress and act as he wants. Soon, his ploy is making him reconsider his life, and he forms a real bond with Julian, as well as meeting Layla.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Raising Cain (1992)
A child psychiatrist with multiple personalities hatches a bizarre plot to kidnap his own daughter.
Raising Cain (1992)
A child psychiatrist with multiple personalities hatches a bizarre plot to kidnap his own daughter.
Thunderheart (1992)
An FBI man gets back in touch with his Native roots investigating a murder on a reservation.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
Cowabunga dudes! The pizza-loving Turtles and their master Splinter are back in this action-packed sequel based on the hit comic book. When the evil Shredder gets his hands on a canister of toxic ooze he attempts to create his own army of mutant enemies. Now the Turtles must take on Shredder and his new mutant allies to save the world.
City Slickers (1991)
The story of three men turning 40 who go on a Montana cattle drive.
Hudson Hawk (1991)
A famous Manhattan cat burglar, immediately upon release from a ten-year prison term, is coerced--by various bad guys--into stealing three famous DaVinci artifacts, which, when linked together, make possible the transformation of lead into gold.

Director (special)

Sniff (1988)
A half-hour pilot for a series not picked up by CBS. An unsuccessful young man prospects drastically improve after he becomes the adopted caretaker of a talented dog. A "CBS Summer Playhouse" presentation.

Cast (special)

Terror in the Heartland: The Black Legion (2000)
Documentary about the Black Legion, a secret organization of the 1930s, discovered to have been responsible for a series of murders and hate crimes that terrorized the Midwest. The members of the Black Legion saw themselves as the guardians of white Christian values. Membership exceeded 130,000, inc
Bulkin Trail, The (1993)
Eleven year-old Michael Bulkin is struggling to cope with the pain and pressures of school and family. He builds a sledding trail in the woods near his home. The trail becomes popular and Michael finally finds the confidence to overcome his obstacles. Years later, a newly divorced Michael Bulkin ret
Sleepers (1991)
Two Soviet agents, living in England and who were forgotton by the KGB for 25 years, are reluctant to return to the USSR when the spy agency discovers its error.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

Freedom Road (1979)
In this two-part, four-hour miniseries based on Howard Fast's 1944 novel about an ex-slave who is elected to the U.S. Senate while battling other former slaves and white sharecroppers to keep the land they tended all their lives, Muhammad Ali and Kris Kristofferson, as former slave and soldier Gideo

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