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Edward L. Rissien

Edward L. Rissien


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Producer (feature film)

Whale For The Killing, A (1981) as Executive Producer
Star and co-producer Peter Strauss is an outsider, stranded with his family in a Newfoundland coastal resort, where he flies in the face of custom and fights an entire community to prevent a trapped whale's slaughter with the support only of his wife and one of the locals, Richard Widmark. Emmy Awar
Detour to Terror (1980) as Supervising Producer
A homicidal dune-buggy trio (one of whom is up-and-coming Lorenzo Lamas) terrorizes a Las Vegas-bound tour bus loaded with weekend revelers. O.J. Simpson and Arte Johnson, as the driver and the tour guide, strive to save the stranded passengers after the bus is sabotaged mechanically.
Saint Jack (1979) as Executive Producer
Absorbing character study of an amiable, ambitious pimp who thrives in Singapore during the early 1970s. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich, based on Paul Theroux's novel.
Big Bob Johnson and His Fantastic Speed Circus (1978) as Executive Producer
A rambunctious comedy about a ragtag auto racing team that helps an heir to gain the inheritance his uncle is trying to snatch from him, and finds itself in a race from one end of Louisiana to the other that pits one Rolls-Royce against another.
Minstrel Man (1977) as Executive Producer
The era of black minstrelsy as captured in the lives of two brothers: one an extroverted song-and-dance man determined to break tradition and own his own minstrel troupe in a field dominated by black-faced whites; the other an introverted and innovative ragtime pianist and composer struggling to br
Family Kovack, The (1974) as Executive Producer
A tightly-knit family headed by a beleaguered Chicago widow rallies behind the eldest son when he is charged with bribing a city health department inspector in this pilot for a possible series.
Snow Job (1972) as Producer
A skiing instructor plots to rob the resort at which he works.
Castle Keep (1969) as Associate Producer
A small group of American GIs fight to save the castle they''''re stationed in during World War II.
Gun Fever (1958) as Co-producer
Mark Stevens, John Lupton, Larry Storch, Jana Davi, Clegg Hoyt, Iron Eyes Cody. Actor Mark Stevens co-wrote and directed this oater about a miner who tracks down his father''s murderer. Love interest Jana Davi helped to usher in the age of sexy westerns with this film, whose European version exposed still more of her talents.
Timetable (1956) as Associate Producer
An insurance investigator turns to robbery, then has to solve one of his own crimes.

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