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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Children of Divorce (1980) as Director
The conflict and separation of their parents and the impact on four youngsters from three socially different families is the thrust of this drama written and directed by Joanna Lee.
2.
Mirror, Mirror (1979) as Director
A wealthy widow (Janet Leigh), a restless housewife (Loretta Swit) and a former model (Lee Meriwether) seek to reshape themselves through cosmetic surgery to please the men in their lives.

Cast (feature film)

3.
Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) as Tanna
Aliens bring the dead to life to conquer the Earth.
4.
The Brain Eaters (1958) as Alice Sommers
Strange things are happening in Riverdale, Illinois. A huge, seemingly alien structure has been found jutting out of the earth. Sent to investigate the origin of the mysterious object, Senator Walter Powers discovers that parasites from the center of the earth have infiltrated the town, taking control of the authorities and workers, making communication with the outside world impossible, and leaving the responsibility of stopping the invasion up to Powers and a small group of free individuals.
5.
The Joker Is Wild (1957) as Chorus girl
Singer Joe E. Lewis fights to rebuild his life after gangsters slash his vocal cords.

Writer (feature film)

6.
Children of Divorce (1980) as Screenwriter
The conflict and separation of their parents and the impact on four youngsters from three socially different families is the thrust of this drama written and directed by Joanna Lee.
7.
Like Normal People (1979) as Screenwriter
This fact-based drama about a pair of mentally retarded young adults who face angry resistance when they decide to marry is virtually identical to the TV movie "No Other Love" which premiered three weeks earlier. Rock singer and teen idol Shaun Cassidy made his dramatic acting debut in this film.
8.
Ziegfeld: The Man and His Women (1978) as Screenwriter
The life and times of the flamboyant showman who built his legendary Follies around beautiful women, as told by the women in his life. This film received seven Emmy Award nominations, and Gerald Perry Finnerman won for his photography, John De Cuir for his production design, and Richard C. Goddard f
9.
Mulligan's Stew (1977) as Screenwriter
A struggling high school football coach, his wife and three growing children take in four more who were being raised by his sister and her husband before dying in a plane crash. This was the pilot for the short-lived 1977-78 series with Pressman and Donahue.
10.
Tell Me My Name (1977) as Screenwriter
The story of a middle-aged wife and mother with two young sons who is forced to face the truth about her life after being confronted by her teenage daughter, born out of wedlock and given up for adoption, who has returned seeking the truth about her origins.
11.
Mary Jane Happer Cried Last Night (1977) as Screenwriter
Child abuse is the subject of this film dealing with a deeply troubled young mother whose serious psychiatric problems lead her to take them out on her daughter. Editor Kenneth R. Koch received an Emmy Award nomination.
12.
I Want to Keep My Baby! (1976) as Screenwriter
A drama about a fifteen-year-old girl who becomes pregnant and decides to keep the baby rather than give it up for adoption. The film marked the TV acting debut of Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway.
13.
Cage Without a Key (1975) as Screenwriter
A high school girl gets trapped in a web of circumstances after accepting a ride with a strange boy who then forces her at gunpoint to assist him in a robbery during which he kills a clerk, and both are caught and charged with first-degree murder. Convicted and sent to a women's detention center, th
14.
Babe (1975) as Screenwriter
Susan Clark here gave an Emmy Award-winning performance as America's foremost woman athlete who won two Olympic track-and-field gold medals in 1932 and went on to become a world champion golfer. The film traces her development as an athlete, her battles to be accepted in sports, her marriage to wrestler-turned-promoter George Zaharias (played by ex-football pro Alex Karras), and her losing struggle with cancer. In addition to an Emmy for its star, the movie also received a nomination as the Outstanding Special of 1975-76, and director Buzz Kulik and writer Joanna Lee were nominated for their work, as were composer Jerry Goldsmith, cinematographer Charles Wheeler, editor Henry Berman and makeup artist William Tuttle.

Producer (feature film)

15.
Children of Divorce (1980) as Executive Producer
The conflict and separation of their parents and the impact on four youngsters from three socially different families is the thrust of this drama written and directed by Joanna Lee.
16.
Love Tapes, The (1980) as Producer
Another "Love Boat"/"Fantasy Island" variation, this pilot to a prospective series, loaded up with familiar TV faces, focuses on the misadventures of the clients of Good Possibilities, a state-of-the-art videotape dating service run by Michael Constantine. During production, this movie was titled "T
17.
Mirror, Mirror (1979) as Executive Producer
A wealthy widow (Janet Leigh), a restless housewife (Loretta Swit) and a former model (Lee Meriwether) seek to reshape themselves through cosmetic surgery to please the men in their lives.
18.
Like Normal People (1979) as Producer
This fact-based drama about a pair of mentally retarded young adults who face angry resistance when they decide to marry is virtually identical to the TV movie "No Other Love" which premiered three weeks earlier. Rock singer and teen idol Shaun Cassidy made his dramatic acting debut in this film.
19.
Mirror, Mirror (1979) as Producer
A wealthy widow (Janet Leigh), a restless housewife (Loretta Swit) and a former model (Lee Meriwether) seek to reshape themselves through cosmetic surgery to please the men in their lives.
20.
Mulligan's Stew (1977) as Producer
A struggling high school football coach, his wife and three growing children take in four more who were being raised by his sister and her husband before dying in a plane crash. This was the pilot for the short-lived 1977-78 series with Pressman and Donahue.
21.
Mary Jane Happer Cried Last Night (1977) as Producer
Child abuse is the subject of this film dealing with a deeply troubled young mother whose serious psychiatric problems lead her to take them out on her daughter. Editor Kenneth R. Koch received an Emmy Award nomination.
22.
I Want to Keep My Baby! (1976) as Producer
A drama about a fifteen-year-old girl who becomes pregnant and decides to keep the baby rather than give it up for adoption. The film marked the TV acting debut of Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway.
23.
Babe (1975) as Associate Producer
Susan Clark here gave an Emmy Award-winning performance as America's foremost woman athlete who won two Olympic track-and-field gold medals in 1932 and went on to become a world champion golfer. The film traces her development as an athlete, her battles to be accepted in sports, her marriage to wrestler-turned-promoter George Zaharias (played by ex-football pro Alex Karras), and her losing struggle with cancer. In addition to an Emmy for its star, the movie also received a nomination as the Outstanding Special of 1975-76, and director Buzz Kulik and writer Joanna Lee were nominated for their work, as were composer Jerry Goldsmith, cinematographer Charles Wheeler, editor Henry Berman and makeup artist William Tuttle.

Music (feature film)

24.
Julie and the Cadillacs (1997) as Backing Singer
It's 1964 in Liverpool, England and Julie Carr is spotted performing at a club with her backing band, the Cadillacs. The group is invited to come to London and cut a single, but the public relations people and record executives mis-market the band and their single flops. Taking time off from music,
25.
Mirror, Mirror (1979)
A wealthy widow (Janet Leigh), a restless housewife (Loretta Swit) and a former model (Lee Meriwether) seek to reshape themselves through cosmetic surgery to please the men in their lives.

Director (special)

26.
Fourth Man, The (1990) as Director
A high school student uses steroids to succeed as the fourth runner on the relay team and to impress his father, but using these dangerous drugs backfires on him.
27.
My Dad Can't Be Crazy... (Can He?) (1989) as Director
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation about the relationship between a youth and his schizophrenic father.
28.
15 and Getting Straight (1989) as Director
A drama about a lucrative a drug-addiction treatment center for teenagers run by one Dr. Rolo DeVito. His counselors are ex-addicts who know only too well where these troubled kids have been and how they got there. Some of the counselors are not long off the junk themselves and hence are somewhat ex
29.
Juvi (1987) as Director
Susan Atherton, a troubled teenager, is falsely accused by her stepfather of theft. Believing her husband, the mother has her daughter arrested and, unaware of her constitutional rights, Susan is unjustly incarcerated and emotionally ravaged by the penal system. Through the efforts of friends and an
30.
Kid Who Wouldn't Quit/The Brad Silverman Story, The (1987) as Director
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation which tells the true story of Brad Silverman, who suffers from Down's Syndrome and became one of the first Down's Syndrome students to attend regular college classes in Califoria.

Cast (special)

31.
Sunday Funnies (1983)
Musical numbers, sketches, and blackouts based on comic strip characters.

Writer (special)

32.
Fourth Man, The (1990) as Writer
A high school student uses steroids to succeed as the fourth runner on the relay team and to impress his father, but using these dangerous drugs backfires on him.
33.
My Dad Can't Be Crazy... (Can He?) (1989) as From Story
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation about the relationship between a youth and his schizophrenic father.
34.
My Dad Can't Be Crazy... (Can He?) (1989) as Writer
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation about the relationship between a youth and his schizophrenic father.
35.
15 and Getting Straight (1989) as Writer
A drama about a lucrative a drug-addiction treatment center for teenagers run by one Dr. Rolo DeVito. His counselors are ex-addicts who know only too well where these troubled kids have been and how they got there. Some of the counselors are not long off the junk themselves and hence are somewhat ex
36.
Juvi (1987) as Writer
Susan Atherton, a troubled teenager, is falsely accused by her stepfather of theft. Believing her husband, the mother has her daughter arrested and, unaware of her constitutional rights, Susan is unjustly incarcerated and emotionally ravaged by the penal system. Through the efforts of friends and an
37.
Kid Who Wouldn't Quit/The Brad Silverman Story, The (1987) as Writer
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation which tells the true story of Brad Silverman, who suffers from Down's Syndrome and became one of the first Down's Syndrome students to attend regular college classes in Califoria.

Producer (special)

38.
Fourth Man, The (1990) as Executive Producer
A high school student uses steroids to succeed as the fourth runner on the relay team and to impress his father, but using these dangerous drugs backfires on him.
39.
My Dad Can't Be Crazy... (Can He?) (1989) as Executive Producer
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation about the relationship between a youth and his schizophrenic father.
40.
15 and Getting Straight (1989) as Executive Producer
A drama about a lucrative a drug-addiction treatment center for teenagers run by one Dr. Rolo DeVito. His counselors are ex-addicts who know only too well where these troubled kids have been and how they got there. Some of the counselors are not long off the junk themselves and hence are somewhat ex
41.
My Dad Can't Be Crazy... (Can He?) (1989) as Producer
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation about the relationship between a youth and his schizophrenic father.
42.
Kid Who Wouldn't Quit/The Brad Silverman Story, The (1987) as Executive Producer
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation which tells the true story of Brad Silverman, who suffers from Down's Syndrome and became one of the first Down's Syndrome students to attend regular college classes in Califoria.
43.
Juvi (1987) as Executive Producer
Susan Atherton, a troubled teenager, is falsely accused by her stepfather of theft. Believing her husband, the mother has her daughter arrested and, unaware of her constitutional rights, Susan is unjustly incarcerated and emotionally ravaged by the penal system. Through the efforts of friends and an

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