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Richard Van Hessen (1908–1966)

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It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life Sound Department
Once Upon a Honeymoon
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Journey Into Fear
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Mr. Lucky
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 1956 Steve Donovan, Western Marshal (TV Series) (sound recordist - 1 episode)
- Comanche Kid (1956) ... (sound recordist)
 1952 Storm Over Tibet (sound)
 1952 Craig Kennedy, Criminologist (TV Series) (sound - 2 episodes)
- The False Claimant (1952) ... (sound)
- The Lonely Hearts Club (1952) ... (sound)
 1949-1951 The Lone Ranger (TV Series) (sound - 62 episodes)
- Friend in Need (1951) ... (sound)
- Two Gold Lockets (1951) ... (sound)
- Trouble at Black Rock (1951) ... (sound)
- Behind the Law (1951) ... (sound)
- Mr. Trouble (1951) ... (sound)
 1950 Walk Softly, Stranger (sound)
 1950 The White Tower (sound)
 1949 Treasure of Monte Cristo (sound)
 1949 Brothers in the Saddle (sound)
 1948 Backstage Follies (Short) (sound)
 1948 The Velvet Touch (sound)
 1948 I Remember Mama (sound)
 1948 Don't Fool Your Wife (Short) (sound)
 1947 The Paradine Case (recordist)
 1947 The Long Night (sound)
 1947 A Likely Story (sound)
 1947 Do or Diet (Short) (recordist)
 1946 It's a Wonderful Life (sound)
 1946 Genius at Work (sound)
 1946 Till the End of Time (sound)
 1946 Trouble or Nothing (Short) (recordist)
 1945 The Bells of St. Mary's (sound)
 1945 Cornered (sound)
 1945 Beware of Redheads (Short) (sound recordist)
 1945 Wanderer of the Wasteland (sound - as Van Hessen)
 1945 Zombies on Broadway (sound recordist)
 1945 Pan-Americana (sound)
 1945 The Enchanted Cottage (sound recordist)
 1944 Nevada (sound)
 1944 Girl Rush (sound recordist)
 1944 None But the Lonely Heart (sound recordist)
 1944 Days of Glory (sound recordist)
 1944 Action in Arabia (sound recordist)
 1944 Prunes and Politics (Short) (recordist)
 1943 The Iron Major (sound recordist)
 1943/I The Sky's the Limit (recordist)
 1943 Mr. Lucky (recorded by)
 1943 Forever and a Day (sound recordist - uncredited)
 1942 Once Upon a Honeymoon (recorded by)
 1942 Scattergood Survives a Murder (sound recordist)
 1942 The Big Street (sound engineer)
 1942 Syncopation (sound)
 1942 Call Out the Marines (sound recordist)
 1942 Journey Into Fear (recorded by)
 1941 The Gay Falcon (sound recordist)
 1941 Weekend for Three (sound recordist)
 1941 Parachute Battalion (sound recordist)
 1941 Sunny (sound)
 1941 A Polo Phony (Short) (recordist)
 1941 The Saint in Palm Springs (sound recordist)
 1940 No, No, Nanette (sound recordist)
 1940 Mexican Spitfire Out West (sound recordist)
 1940 Millionaires in Prison (sound recordist)
 1940 Tom Brown's School Days (sound recordist)
 1940 Irene (recordist)
 1940 Vigil in the Night (sound recordist)
 1939 Sued for Libel (sound recordist)
 1939 The Day the Bookies Wept (sound recordist)
 1939 Way Down South (sound technician)
 1939 Bachelor Mother (recordist)
 1939 Boy Slaves (recordist)
 1938 Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus (sound technician)
 1938 The Mad Miss Manton (sound recordist)
 1938 Breaking the Ice (sound technician)
 1938 Border G-Man (recordist)
 1938 Gun Law (sound recordist)
 1938 Go Chase Yourself (recordist)
 1938 This Marriage Business (recordist)
 1938 His Pest Friend (Short) (recordist)
 1938 Maid's Night Out (sound recordist)
 1938 Double Danger (recordist)
 1938 Ears of Experience (Short) (sound recordist)
 1938 The Stupor-Visor (Short) (sound recordist)
 1938 The Dummy Owner (Short) (recordist)
 1937 Quick Money (sound recordist)
 1937 Danger Patrol (recordist)
 1937 Saturday's Heroes (recordist)
 1936 Swing Time (boom operator - uncredited)
 1935 Top Hat (boom operator - uncredited)
 1933 King Kong (boom operator: visual effects unit - uncredited)
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