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James Lee Barrett

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Also Known As: Died: October 15, 1989
Born: November 19, 1929 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Fools' Parade (1971) as Sonny Boy
When an ex-con tries to open a general store, a corrupt prison official and banker try to get in the way.

Writer (feature film)

2.
Warden of Red Rock, The (2001) as Screenwriter
In an Arizona prison in 1910, a stern but humane warden struggles to come to terms with the changing times and his love for the widow of an executed convict.<P>John Flinders is the imposing warden of Red Rock Prison. When hardened prisoner Mike Sullivan is transferred to Red Rock, the guards and pri
3.
Ruby Jean and Joe (1996) as Screenwriter
An aging rodeo performer picks up a young black girl hitchhiking through the backroads of the Southwest. During their time together, they form a strong friendship. Although they have to confront the disapproving eyes of those around them, their unique relationship changes each other's lives forever.
4.
Jesse (1988) as Screenwriter
Based on the true story, a nurse is indicted for administering medical treatment without a license in an isolated California town in Death Valley.
5.
April Morning (1988) as Screenwriter
A young boys cpming of age using the revolutionary war as the backdrop.
6.
Poker Alice (1987) as Screenwriter
A Bible-reading woman with a knack for playing cards unexpectedly wins a whorehouse in a poker game. With the aid of her cousin and a friendly bounty hunter, the lady assumes the role of "madame", putting her in conflict with the town's citizens and a rival brothel-owner, who happens to be the town'
7.
Quick and the Dead, The (1987) as Screenwriter
A movie about Eastern settlers in Wyoming in the 1870s who are helped by a mysterious stranger to fend off the attack of a violent gang. Duncan McKaskel, a peaceful man who has mellowed after his days as a soldier, and Susanna, his wife and the mother of their 12-year-old son Tom, travel in a covered wagon to Wyoming, where they hope to start a cattle business. A dangerous gang of men begin to stalk them, and they are made aware of their predicament by Con Vallian, a charismatic stranger and a skilled survivor, who is pursuing a member of the gang.<P>Duncan is uncomfortable by Con's persistent presence, and resents Con's violence. Susanna finds herself drawn to the attractive stranger. Tom even finds himself drawn into the conflict, as he compares the gunman's style to his father's. The fate of the McKaskel family becomes linked with Con's as they fight for their survival.
8.
Vengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo (1986) as Screenwriter
Based on a true story, a man avenges the brutal murder of his parents by arranging the murder of the slayer. When Bill and Myrtle Moon are shot to death in a robbery attempt at their convenience store and two-pump gas station, Rudolph Tyner, a street kid from Harlem visiting South Carolina, is arre
9.
Stagecoach (1986) as Screenwriter
A loose remake of John Ford's classic film, this television movie is set in the 1880s in the Arizona Territory, and is the story of a disparate collection of people who board a stagecoach at Tonto, each of them bound for Lordsburg for personal reasons ranging from physical and psychological escape t
10.
Defiant Ones, The (1985) as Screenwriter
A movie about two escaping chain gang prisoners, one white and one black, who hate each other, but in their flight for freedom, find they'll do almost anything to survive, including becoming friends.
11.
Belle Starr (1980) as Screenwriter
The dramatization, with contemporary feminist overtones, of the last few months in the life of the notorious Old West bandit queen, from the time she was burned out of her ranch in Texas where she is living with her Indian husband and her son by outlaw Jim Reed and daughter by Cole Younger to her be
12.
Angel City (1980) as Screenwriter
Ralph Waite stars as the head of a rural mountain family that journeys to south Florida as migrant workers only to find themselves trapped in a squalid labor camp controlled by money-hungry Mitchell Ryan and his two henchmen.
13.
Day Christ Died, The (1980) as Screenwriter
A multi-national cast headed by American actor Chris Sarandon dramatizes the events from the Last Supper through the arrest and trial of Jesus to the Crucifixion. Screenwriters James Lee Barrett and Edward Anhalt mixed Biblical fact with fiction, creating the part of Pontius Pilate's wife for "guest
14.
Wild Horse Hank (1979) as Screenwriter
A teenage girl (Hank) tries to save a herd of wild horses from a local gang intending on capturing and selling them for dogmeat. Unfortunately the nearest Federal land where the horses will be safe lies one hundred and fifty miles away, over badlands and a mountain range. Based on the novel "The Wild Horse Killers".
15.
Mayflower: The Pilgrim's Adventure (1979) as Screenwriter
A recounting of the ordeals and conflicts faced by the Mayflower's crew and passengers, with Anthony Hopkins and Richard Crenna representing the opposing outlooks. Originally titled "The Voyage of the Mayflower," it covers much of the same ground as the 1952 theatrical movie, "Plymouth Adventure," w
16.
Smokey And The Bandit (1977) as Screenwriter
A maverick trucker tries to save a runaway bride and a shipment of contraband beer from a small-town sheriff.
17.
Fools' Parade (1971) as Screenwriter
When an ex-con tries to open a general store, a corrupt prison official and banker try to get in the way.
18.
something big (1971) as Writer
Joe Baker has a dream. He wants to do 'something big.' When he needs a Gatling gun to accomplish this, he seeks out a black marketeer. The price he wants for the gun? A woman! So Baker kidnaps a woman off of the stagecoach, only to find that she is the wife of the commandant of the local Cavalry detachment. Things get further complicated when a girl named Dover McBride shows up. She has come to force Baker to marry her and return east, as he promised to do four years earlier.
19.
...tick...tick...tick... (1970) as Screenwriter
A black sheriff's arrival sets off racial fireworks in a small southern town.
20.
The Undefeated (1969) as Screenwriter
After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are leading two disparate groups of people through strife-torn Mexico. John Henry and company are bringing horses to the unpopular Mexican government for $35 a head while Langdon is leading a contingent of displaced southerners, who are looking for a new life in Mexico after losing their property to carpetbaggers. The two men are eventually forced to mend their differences in order to fight off both bandits and revolutionaries, as they try to lead their friends and kin to safety.
21.
The Green Berets (1968) as Screenwriter
After vigorous training, two Army detachments see service in Vietnam.
22.
Bandolero! (1968) as Screenwriter
Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. The sheriff chases the brothers to Mexico. They join forces, however, against a group of Mexican bandits who mortally wound both brothers.
23.
Shenandoah (1965) as Screenwriter
A Virginia farmer fights to keep his family together during the Civil War.
24.
The Truth About Spring (1965) as Screenwriter
Tommy Tyler a lazy Caribbean sailor and his tom-boy daughter, Spring are out to search for a buried treasure. Tommy brings aboard William Ashton, a young lawyer to help with the search. Ashton turns out to be handy when they encounter dangerous rivals. Tommy also tries to play match maker between Ashton and Spring-a difficult task indeed.
25.
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) as Screenwriter
All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
26.
The D.I. (1957) as Screenwriter
A tough drill sergeant has three days to keep a sensitive enlistee from washing out.

Producer (feature film)

27.
something big (1971) as Producer
Joe Baker has a dream. He wants to do 'something big.' When he needs a Gatling gun to accomplish this, he seeks out a black marketeer. The price he wants for the gun? A woman! So Baker kidnaps a woman off of the stagecoach, only to find that she is the wife of the commandant of the local Cavalry detachment. Things get further complicated when a girl named Dover McBride shows up. She has come to force Baker to marry her and return east, as he promised to do four years earlier.
28.
Fools' Parade (1971) as Executive Producer
When an ex-con tries to open a general store, a corrupt prison official and banker try to get in the way.
29.
The Cheyenne Social Club (1970) as Producer
An aging cowboy finds that the successful business he has inherited is actually a house of prostitution.
30.
...tick...tick...tick... (1970) as Producer
A black sheriff's arrival sets off racial fireworks in a small southern town.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

31.
In the Heat of the Night: Grow Old Along With Me (1995)
Fourth in a series of telefilms based on the series "In the Heat of the Night." Sheriff Gillespie and Chief Forbes investigate a fatal car accident which looks more like murder.
32.
In the Heat of the Night: By Duty Bound (1995)
A movie in a series of telefilms based on the series "In the Heat of the Night." Sheriff Gillespie and Chief Forbes track down the murderer of a young woman and her unborn child, but they face political complications when their prime suspect turns out to be an employee of the local businessman compe
33.
In the Heat of the Night: A Matter of Justice (1994)
Television movie based on the CBS dramatic series of the same name. A serial killer is on the loose in Sparta, Georgia, and Gillespie and Forbes must track him down while easing the pain of the young victims' families.
34.
In the Heat of the Night: Who Was Geli Bendl? (1994)
Second in a series of television movies based on the series "In the Heat of the Night." A famed international actress comes to Sparta, Georgia, sparking intrigue and murder.

Writer (special)

35.
You Are the Jury (1984) as Writer
A program that allows viewers to determine the guilt or innocence of a defendent in a crime. The program begins in a courtroom and flashback sequences are used to recall the crime and the circumstances that led up to it. In the pilot episode, "The Case of the People of Florida vs. Joseph Landrum," v
36.
Big John (1983) as Writer
The exploits of "Big" John Corbin, a former sheriff from Conway County, Georgia, who is now a detective with the Manhattan 4th Precinct of the New York City Police Department. The pilot episode depicts how Corbin becomes one of New York's finest when he comes to the Big Apple to take over the murder
37.
Stubby Pringle's Christmas (1978) as Writer
Set in Montana in 1910, the story concerns one Stubby Pringle, a lonesome cowboy with a generous heart who brings some Christmas happiness to an impoverished homesteader, her sick husband, and two small children.

Producer (special)

38.
Big John (1983) as Producer
The exploits of "Big" John Corbin, a former sheriff from Conway County, Georgia, who is now a detective with the Manhattan 4th Precinct of the New York City Police Department. The pilot episode depicts how Corbin becomes one of New York's finest when he comes to the Big Apple to take over the murder

Writer (special)

39.
Awakening Land, The (1978) as Screenplay ("The Trees" "The Fields")
A lusty frontier saga about a pioneer woman and her love for her family, the man she marries and the land on which she lives, dramatized from Conrad Richter's Pulitzer Prize-winning trilogy. Emmy Award nominations went to Elizabeth Montgomery (her tenth), Hal Holbrook and Jeanette Nolan for their ac

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