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David Wolff

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Also Known As: Died: October 9, 1992
Born: August 7, 1909 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
An Affair of the Skin (1963) as Director
2.
The Savage Eye (1960) as Director
This drama takes the form of a story told using documentary material as an intrinsic part of the narrative. In this journey through the dark side of 1950s urban life, the camera follows Judith - a newly divorced woman looking for a fresh start - through the streets of Los Angeles as she encounters the strange denizens of the city, ranging from trendsetters to religious fanatics. All the tawdry and desperate faces of this world become a mirror for Judith's personal failures and struggles to claim her new life.

Writer (feature film)

3.
Man on a String (1972) as Screenwriter
A government undercover agent, out to smash a crime ring, finds himself in the middle of a mob war in this pilot for a proposed new version of the old TV series "Tightrope" (1959-60) that had made a star of Mike Connors.
4.
The Mephisto Waltz (1971) as Screenwriter
Alan Alda plays a classical piano player on the rise who befriends a famous player himself who's at death's door. Unknown to Alda, the guy is a satanist, who arranges to have thier souls switch places at his death, so that he can be young again and continue to play piano (thus needing a skilled piano player like Alda to switch bodies with).
5.
The Chairman (1969) as Screenwriter
An American scientist infiltrates Red China to steal scientific secrets.
6.
The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969) as Screenwriter
During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
7.
The Way West (1967) as Screenwriter
A senator hires a veteran scout to accompany a wagon train from Missouri to Oregon.
8.
The Balcony (1963) as Screenwriter
Shelley Winters is the madame of a house where customers play out their erotic fantasies, oblivious to a revolution which is sweeping the country. When her old friend, the chief of police (Peter Falk), asks her to impersonate the missing queen in order to reassure the people and halt the revolution, she offers instead three of her customers to play the general, bishop and chief justice, all of whom have died in the revolution.
9.
An Affair of the Skin (1963) as Screenwriter
10.
Two Loves (1961) as Screenwriter
A conservative teacher struggles with her values while teaching natives in New Zealand.
11.
The Savage Eye (1960) as Writer
This drama takes the form of a story told using documentary material as an intrinsic part of the narrative. In this journey through the dark side of 1950s urban life, the camera follows Judith - a newly divorced woman looking for a fresh start - through the streets of Los Angeles as she encounters the strange denizens of the city, ranging from trendsetters to religious fanatics. All the tawdry and desperate faces of this world become a mirror for Judith's personal failures and struggles to claim her new life.
12.
The Unforgiven (1960) as Screenwriter
Indians try to reclaim a rancher's adopted daughter.
13.
Shadow in the Sky (1952) as Screenwriter
A shell-shocked veteran tries to recover his sanity while living with his sister.
14.
Intruder in the Dust (1950) as Screenwriter
Only a young boy and an old woman stand between an innocent black man and a lynch mob.
15.
The Asphalt Jungle (1950) as Screenwriter
A gang of small time crooks plots an elaborate jewel heist.
16.
The Man from Colorado (1948) as Screenwriter
A Civil War veteran becomes a judge so he can take out his bitterness on the world.
17.
Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (1948) as Adaptation
Bill Saunders, disturbed ex-soldier, kills a man in a postwar London pub brawl. Fleeing, he hides out in the apartment of lonely nurse Jane Wharton. Later, despite misgivings about his violent nature, Jane becomes involved with Bill, who resolves to reform. She gets him a job driving a medical supplies truck. But racketeer Harry Carter, who witnessed the killing, wants to use Bill's talents for crime.
18.
Framed (1947) as Screenwriter
A femme fatale lures an unemployed man into helping her with a criminal scheme.
19.
Native Land (1942) as Screenwriter
20.
Native Land (1942) as Comm
21.
Return to Life (1938) as Commentary [wrt] by

Producer (feature film)

22.
The Balcony (1963) as Producer
Shelley Winters is the madame of a house where customers play out their erotic fantasies, oblivious to a revolution which is sweeping the country. When her old friend, the chief of police (Peter Falk), asks her to impersonate the missing queen in order to reassure the people and halt the revolution, she offers instead three of her customers to play the general, bishop and chief justice, all of whom have died in the revolution.
23.
An Affair of the Skin (1963) as Producer

Film Production - Main (feature film)

24.
The 400,000,000 (1939) as Asst

Misc. Crew (feature film)

25.
Heart of Spain (1937)
Documentary on Loyalist Spain.

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