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Cast (feature film)

Bone (1972) as Woody
A burglar uncovers the lies beneath a Beverly Hills couple's life.
The Great Gatsby (1949) as Guest at party
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
The Kennel Murder Case (1933) as Liang, the cook
Society sleuth Philo Vance investigates a murder tied to a Long Island dog show.

Writer (feature film)

My Wicked, Wicked Ways... The Legend of Errol Flynn (1985) as Screenwriter
This lively if rather questionable adaptation of Errol Flynn's autobiography, mixing the usual television amalgam of real-life figures, fictitious ones and those with "names changed to protect the innocent (and guilty)" had a relative unknown Canadian actor (and fair lookalike) swashing and buckling
Moviola: This Year's Blonde (1980) as Screenwriter
The first of two 1980 television movies about Marilyn Monroe, this version of her story, for which writer James Lee won an Emmy Award nomination, came from a chapter of Garson Kanin's popular behind-the-scenes-of-Hollywood book and covered the Monroe story from her days as an aspiring actress throug
Louis Armstrong -- Chicago Style (1976) as Screenwriter
An incident in the life of jazz great Louis Armstrong when, in 1931, he was booked into a small Chicago night spot, turning down a lucrative offer to move over to a club run by gangsters. His manager is bribed to secretly frame him on a marijuana charge, and he is forced to leave town--ironically (a
Lives Of Jenny Dolan, The (1975) as Screenwriter
Veteran producer Ross Hunter came to television with this drama (a pilot for a prospective series) about a glamorous newspaper reporter who is assigned to investigate the assassination of a political figure.
Change of Habit (1969) as Screenwriter
A nun helps a doctor clean up the ghetto in which he lives.
Counterpoint (1968) as Screenwriter
A small orchestra, touring Germany during World War II, is captured by a German military unit and forced to play for them.
Banning (1967) as Screenwriter
Wagner plays a playboy golf pro down on his luck. Kicked off the circuit for alleged cheating he is forced to hustle for a living. Moving from one Country Club to another Wagner uses his talents to hustle golf and women while trying to stay one step ahead of an irate loan shark.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960) as Screenwriter
Classic Mark Twain story of a young troublemaker who tries to help a runaway slave.
Career (1959) as Screenwriter
A struggling Broadway actor suffers the ups and downs of trying to make it big, and soon learns the ropes of having to play hardball to get he wants.

Visual Effects (feature film)

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) as Rotoscoping, Asylum
During the Napoleonic Wars, Lucky Jack Aubrey captains the crew of his H.M.S. Surprise. When the ship is suddenly attacked by a superior enemy, it is badly damaged and much of his crew is injured. In a bold and dangerous move, Aubrey decides to set sail in a high stakes chase across two oceans to intercept and capture their foe. It''s a mission that can decide the fate of a nation--or destroy Lucky Jack and his crew.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

The Good Earth (1937) as Technical Advisor
Epic adaptation of the Pearl Buck classic about Chinese farmers battling the elements.

Writer (special)

Holy Terror, The (1965) as Screenwriter
A television dramatization based on the life and work of Florence Nightingale. The story, set in 1856, relates the incidents in her life following the war in the Crimea, where she had gained such fame that her name was virtually a household word.

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story (1987) as Screenwriter
A three-part miniseries about the Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte, and his Empress, Josephine Beauharnais, and their relationship as lovers and married couple, up to the great leader's exile to the island of Elba.
Scruples (1980) as Screenwriter
The title of the best-selling novel by Judith Krantz is the name of an ultra-chic Beverly Hills boutique that rags-to-riches Billy Ikehorn (Lindsay Wagner) established to fill the void left in her life by the illness of her elderly tycoon husband (Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.) and his subsequent death. To h
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

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