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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997) as Screenplay ("Woman On A Bicycle")
Telefilm depicting two stories from the book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," involving the courageous efforts of non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue victims of the Holocaust. The first story focuses on Gertruda Babilinska, a Polish Catholic housekeeper who devoted her
2.
Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991) as Screenwriter
A television movie about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the USSR. Interweaves the stories of a fireman at the nuclear power plant, his pregnant wife, the government officials whose policies helped and hindered rescue efforts and America's Dr. Robert Gale, who led the international medical team that helped treat the survivors.
3.
Stones For Ibarra (1988) as Screenwriter
A television movie based on Harriet Doerr's 1984 best-seller involving Sara and Richard Everton, a young couple from San Francisco who rejuvenate the poor, rural Mexican village of Ibarra by re-opening an abandoned copper mine.
4.
White Water Summer (1987) as Screenwriter
An experienced guide, Vic, accompanies a city boy, Alan, and his three friends on their first wilderness experience. Hoping to teach the four boys lessons not only about the wilderness, but about themselves. Soon after alienating the boys, Vic finds himself in desperate need of help and must rely on his students in order to survive.
5.
Murrow (1986) as Screenwriter
A made-for-cable movie about veteran newscaster, Edward R. Murrow, beginning with his return to CBS in New York at the end of World War II, after his celebrated stint as a radio newsman during the London Blitz. The depiction of Murrow, William S. Paley, Frank Stanton, and Fred Friendly, offers a por
6.
Skokie (1981) as Screenwriter
Danny Kaye made his television acting debut in this highly acclaimed film dramatizing the controversial street demonstrations attempted by Nazis in the mainly-Jewish community of Skokie, Illinois, in late 1977, and the effects of the prospective march on many World War II concentration camp survivor
7.
Henderson Monster, The (1979) as Screenwriter
Actor/playwright Jason Miller is a moody, egotistical Nobel scientist in DNA research in this variation on the Frankenstein theme (an original teleplay by Ernest Kinoy), with Christine Lahti as his Ph.D. assistant and Stephen Collins her cynical, hard-drinking science-fiction writer husband as the o
8.
Deadliest Season, The (1977) as From Story
A professional hockey player, compelled by his drive to succeed and by financial pressures to adopt a more aggressive playing style, gets involved with violence on the ice, resulting in the death of a player and a manslaughter charge against him.
9.
Deadliest Season, The (1977) as Screenwriter
A professional hockey player, compelled by his drive to succeed and by financial pressures to adopt a more aggressive playing style, gets involved with violence on the ice, resulting in the death of a player and a manslaughter charge against him.
10.
Collision Course (1976) as From Story
Dramatization of the historical events surrounding the clash between President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War.
11.
Leadbelly (1976) as Screenwriter
The life of Blues and folk singer Huddie Leadbetter, nicknamed Leadbelly is recounted. Covering the good times and bad from his 20s to 40s. Much of that time was spent on chain gangs in the south. Even in prison he became well known for the songs he had composed and sung during and before the time he spent there.
12.
Collision Course (1976) as Screenwriter
Dramatization of the historical events surrounding the clash between President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War.
13.
Victory at Entebbe (1976) as Screenwriter
The first of two dramatic re-creations of the July 4, 1976 Israeli lightning raid on the airport at Entebbe, Uganda, to rescue a planeload of hostages who had been taken by Palestinian hijackers. Rushed into release, this was shown initially on videotape and later converted to film for theatrical sh
14.
Valley Forge (1975) as Writer
The drama, based on Maxwell Anderson's 1934 play, vividly depicts George Washington's efforts to hold together his poorly-fed and ill-equipped army during the harsh winter of 1777-78.
15.
Rivalry, The (1975) as Screenwriter
A television adaptation of the famous 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates, in which Abraham Lincoln did verbal battle with Stephen Douglas, his opponent for a U.S. Senate seat, over the issue of slavery.
16.
Story of Jacob and Joseph, The (1974) as Screenwriter
A biblical drama, in two parts -- the tale of Jacob and Esau and the legend of Joseph and his brothers -- told by director Michael Cacoyannis in his first TV movie.
17.
President's Plane Is Missing, The (1973) as Screenwriter
A political thriller based on the 1967 novel by Robert J. Serling (Rod's brother) about an incompetent vice president who is left in control of the government when Air Force One mysteriously disappears with the President aboard.<P>Although filmed in 1971, it was held up for two and a half years foll
18.
Crawlspace (1972) as Screenwriter
A middle-aged, childless couple discover that a young handyman, hired to fix their furnace, has moved into the crawlspace in their cellar, and they make him part of their family. Director Newland replaced Buzz Kulik in mid-production.

Writer (special)

19.
Cafeteria, The (1984) as Writer
A one-hour adaptation of a short story by Isaac Bashvis Singer which tells the story of a successful European-born writer, a refugee in the United States, and a young woman who is a survivor of the Holocaust. The action takes place in a 1960s New York City cafeteria which is a haven for isolated and
20.
Firm, The (1983) as Writer
The cases of Martin Barry and Grace Harmon, a father-daughter criminal law team based in New York City. The pilot episode, a rather realistic look at police work and the day-to-day maneuvering among professionals in the criminal justice system, depicts Martin and Grace's defense of Dick Albright, a
21.
Change at 125th Street (1974) as Writer
The would-be series was to depict the adventures of John Morse, a black graduate of Harvard living in Harlem who acquires an executive position with an all-white banking firm on Wall Street.
22.
Rx For the Defense (1973) as Writer
The story of Zach Clinton, a doctor turned attorney who works for a law firm that specializes in cases involving the medical profession. In the pilot, Clinton attempts to help free famed professor of medicine Daniel Kemper from a psychiatric hospital after his wife has him committed following an all
23.
Brigadoon (1966) as Writer
Tommy Albright and Jeff Douglas, two Americans lost in the Scottish moors, come across Brigadoon, a strange village that appears for one day every one hundred years. Their experiences in the mystical village and Tommy's romance with Fiona MacLaren is the focal point of the 1947 musical by Alan Jay

Director (TV Mini-Series)

24.
Roots: The Next Generations (1979) as Creator
The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

25.
Tad (1995) as Screenwriter
26.
Roots: The Next Generations (1979) as Screenwriter
The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

27.
Gore Vidal's Lincoln (1988) as Screenwriter
A miniseries based on Gore Vidal's best-selling novel, depicting the personal and political turmoil the Lincolns faced during the Civil War years.
28.
Roots (1977) as Screenwriter
The dramatization of Alex Haley's chronicle of his family history from his ancestors' life in tribal Africa of the eighteenth century to their emancipation in the post-Civil War South became an overnight phenomenon the subject of educational programs as well as newspaper editorials that attracted, a
29.
Story of David, The (1976) as Screenwriter
A two-part four-hour dramatization of the life of the Biblical warrior and ruler, filmed on location in Israel (and Spain) by the producer and writer of "The Story of Jacob and Joseph" (1974). Director Alex Segal fell ill during the filming and was succeeded by David Lowell Rich.

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