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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Sex and the Married Woman (1977) as Tv Interviewer
A whimsical tale of how success can ruin a good marriage. The lives of a young couple are thrown into turmoil when the wife achieves sudden fame after publication of her book on her neighbors' sex lives.

Writer (feature film)

2.
Castaway Cowboy, The (1974) as From Story
Lincoln Costain is a good-natured cowboy in the 1850s who gets shanghaied and is then shipwrecked on a Hawaiian island. When Lincoln meets a struggling widow there named Henrietta, he starts working with her to turn her potato farm into a cattle ranch. But a greedy land baron holds Henrietta's mortg

Producer (feature film)

3.
Season of Hope, A (1995) as Producer
A couple's already fragile marriage strains under the livelihood-threatening pall of a lemon grove disease. The return of an estranged father and the absence of an estranged son provoke additional tensions.
4.
Shadow of a Stranger (1992) as Producer
A married couple visiting an isolated seaside resort become entangled with a mysterious pair of shipwrecked vacationers when two murdered bodies wash up on the beach.
5.
Changes (1991) as Producer
A television movie based on Danielle Steel's novel "Changes." A top television correspondent and a heart surgeon decide to marry, but career conflicts and family crises present serious challenges to their relationship.
6.
Fine Things (1990) as Producer
A television movie based on Danielle Steel's novel "Fine Things." A businessman marries a young school teacher who has a six-year-old daughter from a previous marriage. He is desolated when his wife suddenly dies of cancer and his daughter's biological father kidnaps the girl.
7.
Daughter of the Streets (1990) as Producer
A movie based on a true story. A mother takes drastic action to save her teenage daughter from a life of prostitution when the police and social service agencies are unable to do anything about the situation.
8.
Other Lover, The (1985) as Producer
A happily married marketing director for a book publisher falls in love with one of the firm's authors.
9.
Anna Karenina (1985) as Supervising Producer
This sumptuous 12th filming (not including the multi-part "Masterpiece Theatre" version) of Tolstoy's novel, following a tragic love affair set against the social system of late 19th century Russia, actually marked the TV movie debuts of both Jacqueline Bisset and Christopher Reeve, although a quirk
10.
I DREAM OF JEANNIE: 15YRS LATER (1985) as Producer
In this television movie, Barbara Eden reprises her role of the magical, enchanting genie of "I Dream of Jeannie" who today, 15 years later, is trying to assert her independence and at the same time save her mortal marriage.
11.
Master Of Ballantrae, The (1984) as Producer
This lavish adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's rousing swashbuckler about two Scottish brothers who are lifelong rivals for their father's title and property casts Richard Thomas in the role that Errol Flynn played in the 1953 movie version and Michael York in the part Anthony Steel had. John Gi
12.
Shadow Riders, The (1982) as Supervising Producer
In this Western from Louis L'Amour's library of sagebrush sagas, Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott, brothers on opposite sides in the Civil War, return home to find that their younger brother, Jeffrey Osterhage, their two sisters, and Elliott's sweetheart, Katharine Ross (his subsequent real-life wife), have been abducted by a ragtag band of renegades led by Geoffrey Lewis, a rebel officer unable to accept the Confederacy's defeat. Their plan is to exchange the prisoners for guns and ammunition from arms merchant Gene Evans so that they can continue to fight against the Union. Much of the same cast and crew worked previously on the two-part adaptation of L'Amour's "The Sacketts" (1979). One of the now-rare TV Westerns, it was cited for special recognition at the first TV-Movie Awards from the Locarno Film Festival in 1983.
13.
Goldie and the Boxer Go to Hollywood (1981) as Producer
In this sequel to 1979's "Goldie and the Boxer", the ingratiating twosome -- the heavyweight champ (Simpson) and his 10-year-old manager (Michaelson) -- flee to California when a vengeful promoter who lost a bundle on the title fight wants retribution. Jack Gilford takes the part an ailing Phil Silv
14.
Goldie and the Boxer (1979) as Producer
Light-hearted tale of a ten-year-old girl who, when her boxer father dies, strikes up a relationship with a struggling fighter who was his sparring partner and takes on the job of managing him from obscurity to the championship. The first project for star O.J. Simpson's own production company, it sp
15.
Child Stealer, The (1979) as Producer
A young mother battles to get her children back after her ex-husband kidnaps them and the law won't help her in her efforts.
16.
Fire In The Sky, A (1978) as Producer
A fiery comet is hurtling toward Phoenix, Arizona, and an astronomer's desperate warnings fall on deaf ears among city officials in this lengthy disaster tale highlighted by some striking special effects and miniature work. Publicity releases for this movie insisted that a record (for a TV film) 5,700 extras were used in the exodus sequences and that the miniature work was the most extensive ever created for television. Emmy Award nominations went to this film for Special Effects and Sound Editing.
17.
Contract on Cherry Street (1977) as Producer
Sinatra's TV-movie debut had him playing a hard-driven New York cop who explodes after his close friend and team partner is gunned down and decides to operate outside of established procedures to break an organized crime ring.
18.
Woman Of The Year (1976) as Producer
This sophisticated comedy, a remake of the 1942 classic that teamed Tracy and Hepburn for the first time, is about the offbeat romance and stormy marriage of a nonchalant sportswriter and a sophisticated international reporter who work on the same newspaper.
19.
Logan's Run (1975)
A future police officer uncovers the deadly secret behind a society that worships youth.
20.
Honky Tonk (1974) as Producer
Loosely based on the Clark Gable/Lana Turner/Claire Trevor 1941 movie (at least the character names of the principals match), this light-hearted Western follows the exploits of two hapless con-men operating in the boom towns of the Old West.
21.
Nightmare Honeymoon (1973) as Producer
Rural killers threaten a young married couple.
22.
Shirts/Skins (1973) as Producer
A sardonic comedy about six businessmen who find their zest for life rekindled when a simple bet after their weekly basketball game turns into a zany anything-goes hide-and-seek contest.
23.
Eyes Of Charles Sand, The (1972) as Producer
A young man inherits the ability to see visions from beyond the grave after his uncle's sudden death and is persuaded to investigate a girl's story about her brother's alleged murder. Although no music score is credited because of a composer's strike against TV film packagers at the time, Henry Manc
24.
For Those Who Think Young (1964) as Producer
Teens fight to keep a wealthy businessman from shutting down their beachside hangout.

Producer (special)

25.
Father Knows Best: Home For Christmas (1977) as Producer
The second extension episode based on the "Father Knows Best" series of the '50s and '60s. In this story, Betty, Bud, and Kathy join their parents, Jim and Margaret Anderson, for Christmas. The kids are saddened to discover that it will be their last Christmas in the old house, which Jim and Margare
26.
Father Knows Best: The Father Knows Best Reunion (1977) as Producer
The first extension episode based on the long-running "Father Knows Best" series of the '50s and '60s. In the first story, the Anderson children -- Betty, Bud, and Kathy -- return home to celebrate the thirty-fifth wedding anniversary of their parents, Jim and Margaret Anderson. The characters of t

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

27.
Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story (1995) as Producer
Miniseries based on C. David Heymann's unauthorized biography of actress Elizabeth Taylor.

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

30.
Goliath Awaits (1981) as From Story

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

31.
Diana: Her True Story (1993) as Producer
A miniseries about the life of Princess Diana, based on the book "Diana: Her True Story" by Andrew Morton.
32.
Message From Nam (1993) as Producer
A miniseries based on "Message From Nam," Danielle Steel's novel. After her friend is killed during the Vietnam War, a journalist is motivated to become a war correspondent for a San Francisco newspaper.
33.
Blue and the Gray, The (1982) as Producer
This sweeping Civil War saga that took eight hours to unfold (over three nights), adapted from historian Bruce Catton's book, has an all-star cast winding its way through fact and fiction, covering the period from 1859 to the Lincoln assassination. The two leads are Stacy Keach as the fictional Jona
34.
Goliath Awaits (1981) as Producer
35.
Dream Merchants, The (1980) as Producer

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