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Born: September 29, 1932 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Waxahachie, Texas, USA Profession: Writer ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Appointment in Samarra (2011)
A successful young man with a group of high profile friends makes a series of mistakes one weekend, threatening his marriage and financial stability.
2.
Feast of Love (2007)
In a coffee shop in a tight-knit Oregon community a local professor and writer Harry Stevenson witnesses love whipping up mischief among the town's residents. Among young and old, among both parents and lovers, among the sweet and the savage, among humans and even animals, Harry watches in awe as
3.
The Human Stain (2003) as Director
Coleman Silk is a man who, throughout his life, has been a master of deception and self-reinvention. As a promising college student, Coleman's first love, Steena, is shattered by a secret. Years later, as an esteemed professor, his career is ruined by false accusations. Now as he embarks on a scanda
4.
Twilight (1998) as Director
Harry Ross is a private investigator who lives in the garage of Jack and Catherine Ames, two movie star friends. Harry does odd jobs for them in exchange for lodging. Tension arises when Harry begins to be attracted to Catherine and Jack's cancer returns. When Harry attempts to deliver a package to
5.
Nobody's Fool (1994) as Director
Donald "Sully" Sullivan is a sixty-year-old construction worker living in North Bath, New York. Sullivan has no steady work, no love and no money. Estranged for years from his family, he suddenly finds himself face-to-face with his son Peter, an out-of-work college professor with a turbulent marriag
6.
Billy Bathgate (1991) as Director
In 1930s New York City, a teenage boy rises in the mob with the assistance of boss and notorious gangster Dutch Schultz.
7.
Nadine (1987) as Director
8.
Places In The Heart (1984) as Director
A farmer's widow fights to keep her land during the Depression.
9.
Still of the Night (1982) as Director
A psychiatrist falls for the chief suspect in a patient's murder.
10.
Kramer Vs. Kramer (1979) as Director
When his wife leaves him, an ad exec gets a crash course in parenting.
11.
The Late Show (1977) as Director
An aging private eye hooks up with a Hollywood eccentric to investigate his partner's murder.
12.
Bad Company (1972) as Director
Civil War draft dodgers head West to build new lives as outlaws.

Cast (feature film)

13.
Great Day in Harlem, A (1995) as Himself
On a side street in Harlem in 1958, dozens of jazz musicians congregated for an unprecedented photograph for "Esquire" magazine, taken by the then-unknown photographer Art Kane. This documentary talks with a number of the jazz greats who participated in this photograph and offers a richly textured r

Writer (feature film)

14.
Appointment in Samarra (2011)
A successful young man with a group of high profile friends makes a series of mistakes one weekend, threatening his marriage and financial stability.
15.
Ice Harvest, The (2005) as Screenplay (Adaptation)
In icebound Wichita, Kansas, it's Christmas Eve, and this year Charlie Arglist just might have something to celebrate. Charlie, an attorney for the sleazy businesses of Wichita, and his unsavory associate, the steely Vic Cavanaugh have just successfully embezzled $2 million from Kansas City boss Bill Guerrard. But the real prize for Charlie is the stunning Renata, who runs the Sweet Cage strip club. Charlie hopes to slip out of town with Renata. But as daylight fades and an ice storm whirls, everyone from Charlie's drinking buddy Pete Van Heuten to the local police begin to wonder just what exactly is in Charlie's Christmas stocking--and the 12 hours of Christmas Eve are filled with surprises.
16.
Double Jeopardy (1999) as Screenwriter
A woman is set up to take the fall for her husband's murder. After serving prison time, she is released to discover that her husband's death was faked and her son is missing and had been put up for adoption. With the help of her parole officer, she goes on the search for her son and for her husband, but with the idea to kill the latter, knowing that to try her again for murder would constitute double jeopardy.
17.
Twilight (1998) as Screenwriter
Harry Ross is a private investigator who lives in the garage of Jack and Catherine Ames, two movie star friends. Harry does odd jobs for them in exchange for lodging. Tension arises when Harry begins to be attracted to Catherine and Jack's cancer returns. When Harry attempts to deliver a package to
18.
Nobody's Fool (1994) as Screenwriter
Donald "Sully" Sullivan is a sixty-year-old construction worker living in North Bath, New York. Sullivan has no steady work, no love and no money. Estranged for years from his family, he suddenly finds himself face-to-face with his son Peter, an out-of-work college professor with a turbulent marriag
19.
Nadine (1987) as Screenwriter
20.
Places In The Heart (1984) as Screenwriter
A farmer's widow fights to keep her land during the Depression.
21.
Still of the Night (1982) as From Story
A psychiatrist falls for the chief suspect in a patient's murder.
22.
Still of the Night (1982) as Screenwriter
A psychiatrist falls for the chief suspect in a patient's murder.
23.
Kramer Vs. Kramer (1979) as Screenwriter
When his wife leaves him, an ad exec gets a crash course in parenting.
24.
Superman:The Movie (1978) as Screenwriter
The legendary man of steel fights to save the world and his true love from Lex Luthor's criminal plots.
25.
The Late Show (1977) as Screenwriter
An aging private eye hooks up with a Hollywood eccentric to investigate his partner's murder.
26.
What's Up, Doc? (1972) as Screenwriter
Several different people with the same overnight bag, get their things mixed up.
27.
Bad Company (1972) as Writer
Civil War draft dodgers head West to build new lives as outlaws.
28.
Oh! Calcutta! (1972) as Screenwriter
Based on the controversial off-Broadway musical comedy revue, "Oh! Calcutta! is a series of musical numbers about sex and sexual mores. Most of the skits feature one or more performers in either a state of undress, simulating sex, or both.
29.
There Was a Crooked Man ... (1970) as Screenwriter
Charm, intelligence and succes in criminal career doesn't prevent Paris Pitman Jr. to start doing ten years in territory prison. However, those years should pass quickly because of an enormous loot previously stashed away. New idealistic warden would only make Pitman think of getting his fortyne even sooner.
30.
Bonnie and Clyde (1967) as Writer
The legendary bank robbers run riot in the South of the 1930s.

Producer (feature film)

31.
Ice Harvest, The (2005) as Executive Producer
In icebound Wichita, Kansas, it's Christmas Eve, and this year Charlie Arglist just might have something to celebrate. Charlie, an attorney for the sleazy businesses of Wichita, and his unsavory associate, the steely Vic Cavanaugh have just successfully embezzled $2 million from Kansas City boss Bill Guerrard. But the real prize for Charlie is the stunning Renata, who runs the Sweet Cage strip club. Charlie hopes to slip out of town with Renata. But as daylight fades and an ice storm whirls, everyone from Charlie's drinking buddy Pete Van Heuten to the local police begin to wonder just what exactly is in Charlie's Christmas stocking--and the 12 hours of Christmas Eve are filled with surprises.
32.
House On Carroll Street, The (1988) as Executive Producer
A romantic thriller about a woman who inadvertantly uncovers a government conspiracy to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the United States six years after World War II has ended.

Art Department (feature film)

33.
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972) as Set Decoration
A self-appointed judge cleans up a corrupt western town twice.
34.
The War Between Men and Women (1972) as Set Decoration
A cynical writer-cartoonist has his chaotic relationship with a divorcee
35.
Hammersmith Is Out (1972) as Set Dresser
The Faust legend retold (loosely) and applied to a mentally disturbed patient in a hospital run by a doctor of dubious sanity himself. The patient (Burton) offers the innocent orderly (Bridges) vast riches if he'll help him escape.

Cast (special)

36.
Paul Newman - Bravo Profile (2001) as Interviewee
Bravo profile of actor Paul Newman.
37.
Homeward Bound (1994)
A documentary that takes a look at the American family as presented in films.

Music (special)

38.
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman (1975) as Musical Book
The story spoofs the vulnerability of Superman when he is confronted by the machinations of a mad scientist who psychs the Man of Steel out of his superhuman powers.

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