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Known For

The Fugitive
The Fugitive Sound Department
(1963-1967)
Bullitt
Bullitt Sound Department
(1968)
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Sound Department
(1963)
Marty
Marty Sound Department
(1955)

Filmography

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 1990 Indigo Girls: Live at the Uptown Lounge (Video documentary) (re-recording mixer - as John Keane)
 1987 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- Lane Change (1987) ... (sound)
 1984-1986 Airwolf (TV Series) (sound - 44 episodes)
- Birds of Paradise (1986) ... (sound)
- Tracks (1986) ... (sound)
- The Girl Who Fell from the Sky (1986) ... (sound)
- Break-In at Santa Paula (1986) ... (sound)
- Hawke's Run (1986) ... (sound)
 1984 The Return of Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Movie) (sound)
 1983 The Awakening of Candra (TV Movie) (sound mixer - as John W. Kean)
 1982-1983 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series) (sound - 22 episodes)
- Mourning Becomes Matuka (1983) ... (sound)
- A Distant Shout of Thunder (1983) ... (sound)
- Boragora or Bust (1983) ... (sound)
- Naka Jima Kill (1983) ... (sound)
- Last Chance Louie (1983) ... (sound)
 1981-1982 Simon & Simon (TV Series) (sound - 12 episodes)
- Tanks for the Memories (1982) ... (sound)
- Matchmaker (1982) ... (sound)
- Double Entry (1982) ... (sound)
- Earth to Stacey (1982) ... (sound)
- The Uncivil Servant (1982) ... (sound)
 1981 Zoot Suit (sound engineer)
 1981 Raggedy Man (sound - as John Kean)
 1981 All Night Long (sound mixer)
 1981 The Incredible Shrinking Woman (sound - as John Kean)
 1980 Resurrection (sound - as John Kean)
 1979 Sword of Justice (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- Blackjack (1979) ... (sound)
 1979 Amateur Night at the Dixie Bar and Grill (TV Movie) (sound - as John Kean)
 1978 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- The Living Legend: Part 1 (1978) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1978 Black Sheep Squadron (TV Series) (sound - 4 episodes)
- The Show Must Go On... Sometimes (1978) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Hotshot (1978) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Fighting Angels (1978) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Forbidden Fruit (1978) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1978 Gray Lady Down (sound - as John Kean)
 1977 Ransom for Alice! (TV Movie) (sound)
 1977 The November Plan (TV Movie) (sound)
 1976-1977 Delvecchio (TV Series) (sound - 4 episodes)
- Licensed to Kill (1977) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- APB: Santa Claus (1976) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Red Is the Color of My True Love's Hair (1976) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Good Cop (1976) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1976 City of Angels (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- Match Point (1976) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1976 W.C. Fields and Me (sound mixer - as John Kean)
 1974-1975 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series) (sound - 19 episodes)
- The Sentry (1975) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- The Youth Killer (1975) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- The Knightly Murders (1975) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Demon in Lace (1975) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Chopper (1975) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1975 Target Risk (TV Movie) (sound)
 1974 The Cay (TV Movie) (sound - as John Kean)
 1974 Columbo (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- An Exercise in Fatality (1974) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1974 The Rockford Files (TV Series) (sound - 2 episodes)
- The Kirkoff Case (1974) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Backlash of the Hunter (1974) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1974 Newman's Law (sound - as John Kean)
 1974 Hec Ramsey (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- Only Birds and Fools (1974) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1974 The Execution of Private Slovik (TV Movie) (sound mixer - as John Kean)
 1974 The Questor Tapes (TV Movie) (sound - as John Kean)
 1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) (sound - 5 episodes)
- The Prowler (1973) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Child of Wednesday (1973) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- The Camerons Are a Special Clan (1973) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- N Is for Nightmare (1973) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Seed of Doubt (1973) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1973 The Don Is Dead (sound - as John Kean)
 1973 Money to Burn (TV Movie) (sound - as John Kean)
 1973 The Alpha Caper (TV Movie) (sound)
 1973 Charley Varrick (sound)
 1973 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) (sound - 2 episodes)
- And Other Springs I May Not See (1973) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Tightrope to Tomorrow (1973) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1973 Savage (TV Movie) (sound - as John Kean)
 1972-1973 McCloud (TV Series) (sound - 3 episodes)
- The Million Dollar Round Up (1973) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- The Park Avenue Rustlers (1972) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- The New Mexican Connection (1972) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- Witness Within (1972) ... (sound)
 1972 The Magnificent Seven Ride! (sound - as John Kean)
 1971 A Howling in the Woods (TV Movie) (sound - as John Kean)
 1971 The Todd Killings (sound - as John Kean)
 1971 Red Sky at Morning (sound - as John Kean)
 1971 Summer of '42 (sound mixer - uncredited) / (sound recordist - uncredited)
 1970 The Phynx (sound - as John Kean)
 1968 Bullitt (sound)
 1968 The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz (sound - as John Keane)
  The Fugitive (TV Series) (production sound mixer - 50 episodes, 1963 - 1967) (production mixer - 50 episodes, 1963 - 1967) (sound mixer - 18 episodes, 1963 - 1965)
- The Judgment: Part I (1967) ... (production sound mixer - as John Kean)
- The Shattered Silence (1967) ... (production sound mixer)
- The Walls of Night (1967) ... (production mixer)
- Dossier on a Diplomat (1967) ... (production mixer)
- Death of a Very Small Killer (1967) ... (production sound mixer)
 1963 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (sound engineer - as John Kean)
 1960-1963 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series) (sound - 4 episodes)
- Blow Low, Blow Blue (1963) ... (sound)
- Pill in the Box (1961) ... (sound)
- A Touch of Velvet (1961) ... (sound)
- The Money Blossom (1960) ... (sound)
 1960-1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (sound - 4 episodes)
- Dial 'S' for Spencer (1963) ... (sound)
- The Hamlet Caper (1961) ... (sound)
- The Negotiable Blonde (1960) ... (sound)
- Fraternity of Fear (1960) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1962 Jack the Giant Killer (sound - as John Kean)
 1961-1962 The New Breed (TV Series) (production mixer - 13 episodes)
- Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Here (1962) ... (production mixer - as John Kean)
- Thousands and Thousands of Miles (1962) ... (production mixer - as John Kean)
- Echoes of Hate (1962) ... (production mixer - as John Kean)
- The Deadlier Sex (1962) ... (production mixer - as John Kean)
- All the Dead Faces (1962) ... (production mixer - as John Kean)
 1962 About Time (TV Movie) (sound)
 1961 Wild Youth (sound mixer - as John Kean)
 1957-1961 Cheyenne (TV Series) (sound - 3 episodes)
- The Greater Glory (1961) ... (sound)
- Riot at Arroyo Seco (1960) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Deadline (1957) ... (sound)
 1961 Gun Fight (sound - as John Kean)
 1961 Operation Bottleneck (sound - as John Kean)
 1960-1961 Surfside 6 (TV Series) (sound - 4 episodes)
- Ghost of a Chance (1961) ... (sound)
- Black Orange Blossoms (1961) ... (sound)
- License to Steal (1961) ... (sound)
- Girl in the Galleon (1960) ... (sound)
 1961 The Police Dog Story (sound)
 1960 Tess of the Storm Country (sound)
 1960 Shadow of the Boomerang (sound - as John Kean)
 1959-1960 Lawman (TV Series) (sound - 3 episodes)
- The Go-Between (1960) ... (sound)
- Man on a Wire (1960) ... (sound)
- The Runaway (1959) ... (sound)
 1960 Tormented (sound recordist - as John Kean)
 1960 Squad Car (sound - as John Kean)
 1960 Cage of Evil (sound)
 1960 Thunder in Carolina (sound)
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series) (sound - 2 episodes)
- Deadly Persuasion (1960) ... (sound)
- Last Exit (1960) ... (sound)
 1960 Oklahoma Territory (sound - as John Kean)
 1960 The Big Night (sound)
 1960 Ma Barker's Killer Brood (sound - as John Kean)
 1959 A Dog's Best Friend (sound)
 1959 The Untouchables (TV Series) (sound engineer - 1 episode)
- The Tri-State Gang (1959) ... (sound engineer - as John Kean)
 1959 Blood and Steel (sound - as John Kean)
 1959 The Deputy (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- Badge for a Day (1959) ... (sound)
 1959 Cast a Long Shadow (sound - as John Kean)
 1959 Markham (TV Series) (sound - 2 episodes)
- Paris Encounter (1959) ... (sound)
- A Princely Sum (1959) ... (sound)
 1959 State Trooper (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- This One'll Kill Ya (1959) ... (sound)
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- Baubles, Bangles and Blood (1959) ... (sound)
 1958 Timbuktu (sound)
 1958 The Big Country (sound recordist - as John Kean)
 1958 The Fearmakers (sound)
 1958 Wink of an Eye (sound recordist)
 1958 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- Hide and Seek (1958) ... (sound - as John F. Kean)
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (sound - 3 episodes)
- Listen, Listen.....! (1958) ... (sound - as John F. Kean)
- The Festive Season (1958) ... (sound - as John F. Kean)
- Flight to the East (1958) ... (sound - as John F. Kean)
 1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- The Torn Flag (1958) ... (sound - as John F. Kean)
 1958 M Squad (TV Series) (sound - 2 episodes)
- Guilty Alibi (1958) ... (sound - as John F. Kean)
- Shot in the Dark (1958) ... (sound - as John F. Kean)
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- Special Delivery (1958) ... (sound - as John F. Kean)
 1958 Lafayette Escadrille (sound)
 1958 The Court of Last Resort (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- The Jacob Loveless Case (1958) ... (sound)
 1958 Lonelyhearts (sound mixer - as John Kean)
 1957 Here Comes Tobor (TV Movie) (sound - as John Kean)
 1957 Legend of the Lost (sound - as John Kean)
 1953-1957 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series) (sound - 22 episodes)
- Johnny Rover (1957) ... (sound)
- Brady's Bonanza (1957) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Sheriff Missing (1956) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Empty Saddles (1956) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Smoking Guns (1956) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1957 The Bachelor Party (sound recordist - as John Keane)
 1957 Four Girls in Town (sound)
 1956 Death of a Scoundrel (sound - as John Kean)
 1956 Flight to Hong Kong (production sound)
 1955-1956 Brave Eagle (TV Series) (sound - 11 episodes)
- Witch Bear (1956) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Valley of Decision (1956) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- War Paint (1956) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Papoose (1956) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- The Challenge (1955) ... (sound - as John Kean)
 1955 The Square Jungle (sound)
 1955 Running Wild (sound)
 1955 Man with the Gun (sound recorder - as John Keane)
 1954-1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (sound - 12 episodes)
- The Direct Approach (1955) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Visibility Zero (1955) ... (sound)
- The Viking (1954) ... (sound)
- The Pipe (1954) ... (sound - as John Kean)
- Reunion at Steepler's Hill (1954) ... (sound)
 1955 The Kentuckian (sound recordist - as John Kean)
 1955 Marty (sound recordist - as John Kean)
 1955 New York Confidential (sound)
 1954 Two Guns and a Badge (sound recording engineer)
 1954 Down Three Dark Streets (sound)
 1954 The Desperado (sound recording engineer)
 1954 The High and the Mighty (sound recordist)
 1954 The Mad Magician (sound - as John Kean)
 1954 Southwest Passage (sound - as John Kean)
 1953 Main Street to Broadway (sound - as John Kean)
 1953 The Steel Lady (sound)
 1953 A Lion Is in the Streets (sound - as John Kean)
 1953 The Fighting Lawman (sound recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1953 Raiders of the Seven Seas (sound)
 1952 The Maverick (sound recordist - as John Kean)
 1952 Wyoming Roundup (sound recording engineer - uncredited)
 1952 Canyon Ambush (sound engineer - as John Kean)
 1952 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series) (sound engineer - 1 episode)
- Till Death Do Us Part (1952) ... (sound engineer - as John Kean)
 1952 Fargo (sound recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1952 Hellgate (sound engineer - as John Kean)
 1952 Montana Incident (recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1952 Man from the Black Hills (sound recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1952 Mutiny (sound engineer - as John Kean)
 1952 Waco (sound recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1952 Night Raiders (recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1952 Texas City (sound recording engineer - as John Kean)
  Dick Tracy (TV Series) (sound recordist - 12 episodes, 1950 - 1952) (sound - 1 episode)
- Dick Tracy and Influence (1952) ... (sound recordist - as John Kean)
- The Case of the Dangerous Dollars (1951) ... (sound recordist - as John Kean)
- Junior and the Sapphire Mystery (1950) ... (sound recordist - as John Kean)
- The Brain: Part 5 (1950) ... (sound recordist - as John Kean)
- The Brain: Part 4 (1950) ... (sound recordist - as John Kean)
 1951 Stage to Blue River (recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1951 Flight to Mars (recordist - as John Kean)
 1951 Elephant Stampede (sound - as John Kean)
 1951 Drums in the Deep South (sound engineer - as John Keane)
 1951 Father Takes the Air (sound - as John Kean)
 1951 Montana Desperado (sound recordist - as John Kean)
 1951 Nevada Badmen (sound - as John Kean)
 1951 Cavalry Scout (sound - as John Kean)
 1951 Canyon Raiders (recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1951 Colorado Ambush (sound)
 1950 Short Grass (sound - as John Kean)
 1950 Outlaw Gold (sound - as John Kean)
 1950 Southside 1-1000 (sound - as John Kean)
 1950 Bomba and the Hidden City (sound recordist - as John Kean)
 1950 Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a Chance (sound technician)
 1950 Lucky Losers (sound recordist - as John Kean)
 1950 Six Gun Mesa (recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1950 Jiggs and Maggie Out West (sound recordist - as John Kean)
 1950 Over the Border (recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1950 Young Daniel Boone (sound - as J. Kean)
 1950 West of Wyoming (sound engineer - as John Kean)
 1950 Joe Palooka Meets Humphrey (sound - as John Kean)
 1950 Fence Riders (sound recordist - as John Kean)
 1949 Range Land (sound recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1949 Lawless Code (sound recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1949 Riders of the Dusk (sound engineer)
 1949 Western Renegades (recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1949 Roaring Westward (sound - as John Kean)
 1949 Angels in Disguise (sound technician - as John Kean)
 1949 Jiggs and Maggie in Jackpot Jitters (sound director - as John Kean)
 1949 Range Justice (sound recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1949 Brand of Fear (sound recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1949 West of El Dorado (sound - as John Kean)
 1949 Henry, the Rainmaker (sound - as John Kean)
 1949 Shadows of the West (sound recording engineer - as John Kean)
 1948 The Golden Eye (sound - uncredited)
 1948 Jinx Money (sound recordist - uncredited)
 1948 Arch of Triumph (sound recordist - uncredited)
 1947 Code of the Saddle (sound - as John Kean)
 1947 Riding the California Trail (sound - as John Kean)
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