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Also Known As: Died: November 4, 1993
Born: January 20, 1920 Cause of Death: complications following a stroke
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Producer ...
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Producer (feature film)

1.
Holcroft Covenant, The (1985) as Producer
An ex-Nazi dies and leaves a fourtune, and his son must track it down.
2.
Separate Tables (1983) as Producer
Two one-act plays that explore bittersweet relationships at an English seaside resort. Based on Terence Rattigan's one-act plays "Table by the Window" and "Table Number Seven."
3.
The Chosen (1981) as Producer
Boys from different Judaic traditions build a friendship across cultural boundaries.
4.
Beatlemania (1981) as Producer
Four musicians impersonate The Beatles onstage, performing over thirty of the famed group's songs.
5.
Hopscotch (1980) as Producer
A retired CIA agent threatens to publish an embarrassing book of memoirs about his colleagues.
6.
Greek Tycoon, The (1978) as Producer
This lavish drama focuses on the jet-set's continual struggle for love and power. The world's richest shipping magnate romances the widow of a United States President.
7.
In Celebration (1975) as Producer
8.
Butley (1974) as Producer
Caustic, feisty, and lazy English professor Butley is having a very bad day. A much younger woman challenges his ascendancy at work, his ex-wife announces her marriage to a man he cannot stand, and his male lover tells him that he is leaving him for another man. .
9.
Lost in the Stars (1974) as Producer
A black South African minister goes to a big city to find his son who has become a criminal.
10.
Maids, The (1974) as Producer
A film version of Genet's play. Two maids, Solange and Claire, hate their employers and, while they are out, take turns at dressing up as Madame and insulting her.
11.
Luther (1974) as Producer
The evolution of Martin Luther's relationship with the Catholic Church is traced, from his initial disillusiomment with the institution through his eventual leadership of the Reformation movement.
12.
Man in the Glass Booth, The (1974) as Producer
Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and irreverence about aspects of Jewish life. Nonetheless, Charlie is astonished when, one day, Israeli secret agents burst in and arrest Goldman for being not a Jewish businessman but a Nazi war criminal. Whisked to Israel for trial, Goldman forces his accusers to face not only his presumed guilt--but their own.
13.
Galileo (1974) as Producer
This bio-pic is about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of Jupiter. He supported Copernicus' theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This brought him in conflict with the Catholic Church. By threatening him with torture, the Church forced him to recant his views in front of a tribunal, and sentenced him to house arrest. However, Galileo's trials and theories inspired others like Newton and Kepler to prove that the Earth was not the centre of the Universe. Some years ago, the Pope accepted that Earth does revolve around the Sun and issued a rare apology for what the Church had done to Galileo, i.e., the Catholic Church recanted!
14.
The Homecoming (1973) as Producer
A college professor's return to visit his lower-class London family triggers a series of sexual revelations.
15.
A Delicate Balance (1973) as Producer
An aging couple is caught between their divorced daughter and troubled friends.
16.
Iceman Cometh, The (1973) as Producer
It's 1912 and the patron's of 'The Last Chance Saloon' have gathered for their evening of whiskey to contemplate their lost faith and dreams, when Hickey (Lee Marvin) arrives. Hickey is out to convince everyone that he can help them all find peace of mind by ridding them of the foolish dreams and by bringing them back to reality. Hickey is working especially hard on Larry Slade (Robert Ryan) a former anarchist who has lost his will for life and is awaiting the eventuality of death. Larry is not affected by the cajolings of Hickey but his young companion Parritt (Jeff Bridges) is strangely affected and this leads to revelations about his own mother and feelings of betrayal and loss. As the night wears on the mood changes as everyone has the their faith and dreams slowly destroyed by Hickey. As the anger builds everyone turns on Hickey about his wife and the iceman. This leads to more revelations and with Hickey having the faint questioning of his own new found convictions.
17.
Rhinoceros (1972) as Producer
Originally an absurdist play by Eugene Ionesco, Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceroses. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely? But, why are they turning into rhinoceroses and what is Ionesco trying to tell us about society?
18.
King: A Filmed Record ... Montgomery to Memphis (1970) as Producer
Compilation documentary on Martin Luther King and his movement.
19.
The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969) as Producer
An eccentric Parisian woman's optimistic perception of life begins to sound more rational than the rather traditional beliefs of others.
20.
The Pawnbroker (1965) as Presented By
A Harlem pawnbroker tries to cope with his changing neighborhood while haunted by memories of the concentration camps.
21.
The Fool Killer (1965) as Presented By
12-year-old George Mellish, tired of beatings for both real and fancied misdeeds at the hands of his foster parents,runs away from home by hopping a freight train and lands somewhere east of the Mississippi River. The first person he meets is Dirty Jim Helliman (Henry Hull)who lives in a fantastically filthy hovel and with whom George feels a kindred spirit, both having "suffered" at the hands of a clean woman. It is (really dirty) Dirty Jim that tells George of the mythical, eight-foot bogey man called "The Fool Killer." George gets sick and Dirty Jim takes him to town where Mrs.Ova Faversham (Charlotte Jones)takes charge of the feverish boy. When Blessing Angeline (Sindee Ann Richards), Mrs. Faversham's 10-year-old daughter, tells George that her mother intends to return him to his foster parents, George hits the road again. He meets Milo Bogardus (Anthony Perkins), a young Civil War veteran, who has been robbed of his memory by a war wound, and is as lost in his own way as George. THey come upon a camp meeting, where the fanatical Reverend Spotts is conducting a revivalist meeting and during the religious frenzy, George blacks out. He comes to and is alone, and is unaware that the Reverend has been murdered, and starts in his search to find Milo. He finds a home with the Dodds (Dana Elcar and Salome Jens), small town store keepers. When, at supper, Dodds makes mention of the murder of the Reverend Spotts, George blurts out that "The Fool Killer done it" and tells them the legend as told to him by Dirty Jim. That evening, while George lies in bed, a shadow appears at his window. It is the figure of a tall, gaunt apparition, axe in hand ready to strike---"The Fool Killer!"
22.
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962) as Presented By
A young writer tries to find himself while his family falls apart.
23.
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962) as Executive Producer
A young writer tries to find himself while his family falls apart.

Production Designer (feature film)

24.
Tel Aviv - Berlin (1987) as Production Designer

Production Companies (feature film)

25.
The Pawnbroker (1965) as Company
A Harlem pawnbroker tries to cope with his changing neighborhood while haunted by memories of the concentration camps.
26.
The Fool Killer (1965) as Company
12-year-old George Mellish, tired of beatings for both real and fancied misdeeds at the hands of his foster parents,runs away from home by hopping a freight train and lands somewhere east of the Mississippi River. The first person he meets is Dirty Jim Helliman (Henry Hull)who lives in a fantastically filthy hovel and with whom George feels a kindred spirit, both having "suffered" at the hands of a clean woman. It is (really dirty) Dirty Jim that tells George of the mythical, eight-foot bogey man called "The Fool Killer." George gets sick and Dirty Jim takes him to town where Mrs.Ova Faversham (Charlotte Jones)takes charge of the feverish boy. When Blessing Angeline (Sindee Ann Richards), Mrs. Faversham's 10-year-old daughter, tells George that her mother intends to return him to his foster parents, George hits the road again. He meets Milo Bogardus (Anthony Perkins), a young Civil War veteran, who has been robbed of his memory by a war wound, and is as lost in his own way as George. THey come upon a camp meeting, where the fanatical Reverend Spotts is conducting a revivalist meeting and during the religious frenzy, George blacks out. He comes to and is alone, and is unaware that the Reverend has been murdered, and starts in his search to find Milo. He finds a home with the Dodds (Dana Elcar and Salome Jens), small town store keepers. When, at supper, Dodds makes mention of the murder of the Reverend Spotts, George blurts out that "The Fool Killer done it" and tells them the legend as told to him by Dirty Jim. That evening, while George lies in bed, a shadow appears at his window. It is the figure of a tall, gaunt apparition, axe in hand ready to strike---"The Fool Killer!"

Producer (special)

27.
Deadly Game (1982) as Executive Producer
The story of Howard Trapp, an American salesman, who seeks shelter from a snowstorm at a remote Swiss mountain cabin and becomes involved in a deadly game of life and death with three eccentric, retired criminal lawyers who entertain themselves by conducting trials -- in Trapp's case, accusing him o

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