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Also Known As: Died: September 19, 2010
Born: November 14, 1920 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Murphy's Romance (1985) as Customer
A divorced woman and her son move to small town to take on a horse ranch.

Writer (feature film)

2.
Stanley And Iris (1990) as Screenwriter
A lonley cook at a corporation falls for a widow, who in turn teaches him to read.
3.
Murphy's Romance (1985) as Screenwriter
A divorced woman and her son move to small town to take on a horse ranch.
4.
Norma Rae (1979) as Screenwriter
A young single mother and her co-worker try to unionize the mill where they work.
5.
Spikes Gang, The (1974) as Screenwriter
After outlaw Harry Spikes is wounded in a gun battle, two runaways help him escape and take him home with them. While Harry is recuperating, he regales the young men with stories of his exciting past. The adventurous tales inspire them to start a gang of their own, and Harry is happy to join as their leader. At first, the enterprise works well as the new gang robs some banks. But before long, Harry decides to turn on the boys and starts hunting them for the reward money, and this prompts one of the two young men to seek revenge against Harry.
6.
Conrack (1974) as Screenwriter
In the late 1960s, Pat Conroy accepts a teaching job on a small island of the South Carolina coast. When he gets there, Conroy finds that his school is essentially a shack, filled with illiterate students who cannot count, and do not even know that they live in the United States. Conroy disagrees wi
7.
The Carey Treatment (1972) as Screenwriter
A doctor uncovers a hotbed of corruption when he tries to clear a colleague of a murder charge.
8.
The Cowboys (1972) as Screenwriter
When his crew quits, a veteran cattleman trains schoolboys for the big drive.
9.
House of Cards (1969) as Screenwriter
Leschenhaut and Morillon are trying to organize a plot to overthrow the French government and set up a new fascist organization. Their plans are interrupted by Davis, an American boxer, tutor of young Paul de Villemont; in Villemont Manor he discovers the plot and, after the kidnapping of the boy, he travels to Rome, where the organization would exchange Paul with a list of members stolen by Davis to give to the press.
10.
The Reivers (1969) as Screenwriter
A young man comes of age when he stows away in his grandfather's stolen car.
11.
Hombre (1967) as Screenwriter
In this film more is said with just one look than in 100 cute one-liners. An Indian policeman travels by stagecoach and encounters more than his share of trouble. Filled with hard looks, calmly delivered threats and lots of gun play. There are also women involved.
12.
Hud (1963) as Screenwriter
An amoral modern rancher clashes with his rigid father.
13.
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960) as Screenwriter
Changing times create sexual tensions among members of a small-town family in the '20s.
14.
Home from the Hill (1960) as Screenwriter
A southern landowner's family is torn apart by the revelation that he has an illegitimate son.
15.
The Sound and the Fury (1959) as Screenwriter
Passions divide a declining Southern family.
16.
The Long, Hot Summer (1958) as Screenwriter
Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman's Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman's Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs of him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family.
17.
Ten Wanted Men (1955) as Story
A cattleman's dream of law and order is threatened by the ambitions of a ruthless rival.
18.
Run for Cover (1955) as From a story by
An ex-convict trying to go straight gets caught up in a train robbery.
19.
The Lone Hand (1953) as Story
20.
Vengeance Valley (1951) as Screenwriter
An honest rancher tries to block his evil brother's plots while keeping them from their father.
21.
The Outriders (1950) as Story and Screenplay
Rebel soldiers try to hijack a Union gold shipment.
22.
Living in a Big Way (1947) as Screenwriter
A returning GI and his war bride finally get to know each other and don't really like what they see.

Producer (feature film)

23.
The Reivers (1969) as Producer
A young man comes of age when he stows away in his grandfather's stolen car.
24.
Hombre (1967) as Producer
In this film more is said with just one look than in 100 cute one-liners. An Indian policeman travels by stagecoach and encounters more than his share of trouble. Filled with hard looks, calmly delivered threats and lots of gun play. There are also women involved.
25.
Hud (1963) as Producer
An amoral modern rancher clashes with his rigid father.

Production Companies (feature film)

26.
The Reivers (1969) as Company
A young man comes of age when he stows away in his grandfather's stolen car.

Writer (feature film)

27.
Long Hot Summer, The (1985) as From 1958 Screenplay ("The Long Hot Summer")
A two-part miniseries about a young, ambitious drifter with a reputation for trouble who arrives in a small Southern town and has a profound effect on a wealthy tyrant and his rebellious family.

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