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Also Known As: Died: May 20, 1998
Born: November 7, 1924 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Expresso Bongo (1959) as Sandwich Man
Johnny Jackson, a sleazy talent agent, discovers teenager Bert Rudge singing in a coffee house. Despite Bert's protestation that he really is only interested in playing bongos, Johnny starts him on the road to stardom. The deal they cut, however, is highly exploitative of the young singer, and their relationship soon begins to go bad.

Writer (feature film)

2.
Almonds and Raisins (1985) as Screenwriter
A historical account, featuring numerous clips from the films and interviews with the filmmakers, of Yiddish cinema.
3.
Hireling, The (1973) as Screenwriter
A British chauffeur (played by Robert Shaw) mistakes the kindly attentions of his pretty employer (Sarah Miles) for love in this dark look at England's class system.
4.
Treasure Island (1972) as Screenwriter
Based upon the story by R. L. Stevenson, the film shows Orson Welles as Long John Silver, pirate chief, who would like to find hidden treasure.
5.
Black Beauty (1971) as Screenwriter
Based on the all-time favorite novel by Anna Sewell, Black Beauty is a lyrical tale of the friendship and understanding between a young boy and his colt. Joe Evans and Black Beauty are parted and before their reunion, Beauty passes from owner to owner as a race horse, circus performer, military steed in India, and a worker for a coal merchant.
6.
The Assassination Bureau (1969) as Additional Dialogue
The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is called into question by her. She puts out a contract for the Bureau to assassinate its leader on the eve of World War I.
7.
Casino Royale (1967) as Screenwriter
A retired James Bond goes back into action to infiltrate a nest of enemy spies.
8.
The 25th Hour (1967) as Screenwriter
A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he's imprisoned by the Nazis.
9.
Where the Spies Are (1966) as Screenwriter
A country doctor dabbles in espionage to get a new car.
10.
Waltz of the Toreadors (1962) as Screenwriter
General Fitzhugh, an aging Lothario has an overactive eye for a pretty woman. Despite a long and satisfying career as a seducer extraordinaire, something always seems to get in the way of his bedding the breathtakingly lovely Ghislaine, a more-than-willing town local.
11.
The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1962) as Screenwriter
Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously detonate nuclear devices and have caused the orbit of the Earth to alter, sending it hurtling towards the sun.
12.
The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1961) as Screenwriter
An eminent doctor releases a dark force from within himself.
13.
The Millionairess (1961) as Screenwriter
When the world's richest woman falls for an ascetic Indian doctor, they plan a test to decide whose dreams will come true.
14.
The Long and the Short and the Tall (1961) as Screenwriter
A troop of British soldiers are out in the jungle to record jungle noises and troop noises in the jungle so that the recordings can be played back by other troops to divert the enemy to their whereabouts. As they progress to what they think is closer to the base camp they find themselves farther and farther from radio range until the only channel they can get clearly is that of a Japanese broadcast. They now realize they are probably only 10 to 15 miles from a Japanese camp! The tension is added to by rowdy and openly admitted "non-hero" Private Bamforth who has nothing good to say about anyone and especially Corporal Johnstone (who holds an equal dislike for Bamforth). When a Japanese soldier is taken as their prisoner, the true colors of each man comes to the surface ...
15.
Expresso Bongo (1959) as Play As Source Material
Johnny Jackson, a sleazy talent agent, discovers teenager Bert Rudge singing in a coffee house. Despite Bert's protestation that he really is only interested in playing bongos, Johnny starts him on the road to stardom. The deal they cut, however, is highly exploitative of the young singer, and their relationship soon begins to go bad.
16.
Expresso Bongo (1959) as Screenwriter
Johnny Jackson, a sleazy talent agent, discovers teenager Bert Rudge singing in a coffee house. Despite Bert's protestation that he really is only interested in playing bongos, Johnny starts him on the road to stardom. The deal they cut, however, is highly exploitative of the young singer, and their relationship soon begins to go bad.
17.
A Kid for Two Farthings (1956) as Screenwriter
A boy in the slums buys a young goat he thinks is a unicorn.
18.
Make Me an Offer (1954) as Novel As Source Material

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