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Birth Place: Profession: Visual Effects ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
The Best Man Wins (1935) as Underwater seq dir

Cinematography (feature film)

2.
Phantom Submarine (1940) as Second unit photog
3.
Only Angels Have Wings (1939) as Spec eff
A team of flyers risks their lives to deliver the mail in a mountainous South American country.
4.
Lost Horizon (1937) as Spec cam eff
Four fugitives from a Chinese revolution discover a lost world of peace and harmony.
5.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) as Spec cam eff
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
6.
Counterfeit (1936) as Special cam eff
7.
The Music Goes 'Round (1936) as Spec cam eff
8.
Devil's Squadron (1936) as Spec cam eff
9.
Hell-Ship Morgan (1936) as Special cam eff
After getting in a fight in a waterfront cafe over a girl, Captain Ira "Hell-Ship" Morgan (George Bancroft) hires Jim Allen (Victor Jory) and they become good friends. Morgan befriends a desperate girl, Mary Taylor (Ann Sothern), and, out of gratitude, she agrees to marry him. Morgan gives her the magnificient Callao pearl as a wedding present. But Mary and Jim fall in love and are found together one night by a sailor, and Mary is forced to give him the pearl to keep him quiet. Morgan finds out about it. A terrific storm comes up and Morgan taunts Allen into going over the side to make repairs. Allen is injured but Morgan saves his life but breaks his own back.

Visual Effects (feature film)

10.
The Story of Seabiscuit (1949) as Spec eff dir
Fictionalized account of the legendary racehorse's training and triumphs.
11.
Task Force (1949) as Spec eff dir
A naval officer devotes his life to the development of the aircraft carrier.
12.
White Heat (1949) as Spec eff dir
A government agent infiltrates a gang run by a mother-fixated psychotic.
13.
The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949) as Spec eff dir
A woman is saved from drowning by a mysterious submarine, but nobody believes her.
14.
Embraceable You (1948) as Spec eff dir
When he accidentally injures a young girl, a gangster risks his freedom to nurse her.
15.
Fighter Squadron (1948) as Spec eff dir
A dedicated flyer pushes himself and those around him during a perilous World War II campaign.
16.
Humoresque (1947) as Spec eff dir
A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy neurotic.
17.
Stallion Road (1947) as Spec eff dir
A veterinarian and a novelist compete for the heart of a lady rancher.
18.
My Reputation (1946) as Special Effects
A widow generates small-town gossip when she falls in love too soon after her husband's death.
19.
The Big Sleep (1946) as Spec eff dir
Private eye Philip Marlowe investigates a society girl's involvement in the murder of a pornographer.
20.
A Stolen Life (1946) as Spec eff dir
A twin takes her deceased sister''''s place as wife of the man they both love.
21.
Roughly Speaking (1945) as Special Effects
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
22.
God Is My Co-Pilot (1945) as Spec eff dir
A flyer dismissed as too old fights to prove himself against the Japanese.
23.
Conflict (1945) as Dir of spec eff
A man murders his wife so he can be free to marry her sister.
24.
Rhapsody in Blue (1945) as Dir spec eff
Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.
25.
To Have and Have Not (1944) as Sp eff dir
A skipper-for-hire's romance with a beautiful drifter is complicated by his growing involvement with the French resistance.
26.
Uncertain Glory (1944) as Special Effects
A French playboy gets serious when his country is threatened during World War II.
27.
Air Force (1943) as Spec eff dir
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
28.
The Outlaw (1943) as Photography Effects
Billy the Kid and Doc Holliday fight over possession of a stallion and a sultry Mexican girl.
29.
Northern Pursuit (1943) as Special Effects
A Mountie tracks a downed Nazi flyer through the Canadian wilderness.
30.
Mission to Moscow (1943) as Special Effects
True story of U.S. Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' attempts to forge a wartime alliance with the Soviet Union.
31.
Coast Guard (1939) as Special Effects
A Coast Guard lieutenant and a reckless flyer vie for the same woman.
32.
Trapped by Television (1936) as Special Photography Effects
An inventor looking for backing for his television invention gets involved with a crooked businessman and gangsters who try to steal his invention.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

33.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Technical Advisor
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
34.
Below the Sea (1933) as Undersea tech
Criminals threaten a wealthy woman''''s underwater expedition.
35.
Hell's Angels (1930) as Tech eng
Two buddies take on World War I flying aces and a seductive blonde.

Visual Effects (short)

36.
Hearts are Thumps (1937)
A gang of boys attempt to keep away from girls on St. Valentine''''s Day in this comedic short film.
37.
Two Too Young (1936)
A gang of children battle over fireworks in this comedic short film.
38.
Mama's Little Pirate (1935)
A gang of children go after pirate treasure they believe is hidden in a cave in this short film.

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