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Cast (feature film)

Watusi (1959) as Gagool
In a remake of King Solomon''''s Mines, an African explorer leads a beautiful woman in search of a mythical treasure.
The Disembodied (1957) as Gogi
African explorers discover a voodoo cult in the heart of the jungle.
Something of Value (1957) as Kipi
Childhood friends end up on opposite sides of a bloody African uprising.
The Birds and the Bees (1956) as Native
Untamed (1955) as Tschaka
When the great potato famine hits Ireland, the diaspora begins as thousands emigrate. Among those leaving the Emerald Isle is Katie O'Neill and her husband, who decide that the promised land is South Africa and make their way there. Once there, they discover the hardships that are the reality of the homesteader experience. To complicate matters, Katie meets up with the love of her life, Paul van Riebeck. Will there be betrayal on the veldt?
Jungle Man-Eaters (1954) as Zulu
The Royal African Rifles (1953) as Coldier
Valley of Head Hunters (1953) as Chief Gitzhak
In the 12th of the "Jungle Jim" series from Sam Katzman's production unit at Columbia, Jim (Johnny Weissmuller) is assigned to accompany a government agent into the interior to get the native's approval for copper mining. Unknown to Jim, Arco (Robert C. Foulk), also wants approval but for oil, not copper. Arco and his henchies make a series of raids on the villages which he is able to blame on Jungle Jim.
White Witch Doctor (1953) as Witch doctor
Ellen Burton arrives in Africa to join Dr. Mary as her nurse, bringing modern medicine to the native peoples. Lonni Douglas, an animal wrangler and fortune hunter, agrees to take her upriver, despite his misgivings about her suitability for Africa. They battle escaped gorillas, hostile natives, infected lion wounds, and hostile witch doctors to reach their destination and on the way, they fall in love. Will their contrasting interests doom their romance?
The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) as Witch doctor
As he fights a deadly jungle fever, a hunter remembers his lost loves.
Bwana Devil (1952) as
A British railway engineer in Kenya tries to capture the lions attacking his workers.

Cinematography (feature film)

The Quiet American (2002) as Key grip
American aid worker Alden Pyle arrives in Saigon in the fall of 1952, at the height of the Vietnamese fight for independence from French colonial rule. Filled with zeal for his mission to help the people of Vietnam through his economic aid program and eager to learn the lay of the land from a more e
Moulin Rouge! (2001) as Key grip
Christian, a young Bohemian poet living in 1899 Paris, defies his father by joining the colorfully diverse clique inhabiting the dark, fantastical underworld of Paris' now legendary Moulin Rouge. In this seedy but glamorous haven of sex, drugs and newly-discovered electricity, the poet-innocent find

Make-Up (feature film)

Alien Love Triangle (1998)
Three stories which involve humans interacting with aliens.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Winslow Boy, The (1999)
Based on the real-life story of a young naval cadet who is accused of stealing a five shilling postal order. Convinced of the boy's innocence, the Winslow family persuade the country's leading lawyer, Sir Robert Morton to take on the defense. As the case proceeds, it challenges many long-accepted le
Terrors of the Deep (1995)
Special featuring rare films of the dangers in the oceans, including footage from a camera moving into the mouth of a great white shark, and man-versus-sea catastrophes such as the sinking of the ferry Estonia.
Tales from the Crypt (1972) as Prod exec
Five people are trapped in a crypt and are shown their futures by the evil cryptkeeper. They are given the option of avoiding their fates - by avoiding living out the rest of their lives.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Maggie & Pierre (1984) as Creative Consultant

Cast (special)

Boston Marathon (1987) as Commentator
A live telecast of the 1987 Boston Marathon, run over a course of 26 miles, extending from Hopkinton to Boston.

Film Production - Main (special)

Second to None (2001) as Additional Crew Member (Jim Belushi Segment)
A behind-the-scenes look at Second City, the Chicago comedy theater that launched the careers of John Belushi, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Mike Myers, Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy and hundreds of others. The program also features "Saturday Night Live" cast members Rachel Dratch and Tina Fey, "

Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)

Robin Cook's Invasion (1997)
After what appears to be a meteor shower, a young man is "stung" by a small rock. The rock is actually a tiny UFO which infects humans with a strange virus that begins with a mild flu. Victims then return to normal health but develop cold, emotionless personalities. The first victim, Beau, has a dif

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