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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
Clone Master, The (1978) as Screenwriter
A science-fiction series pilot involving a biochemist, working on a top-secret government project, who clones thirteen perfect replicas of himself and sends them forth to fight evil wherever it might exist in the world.
2.
Shadow in the Streets, A (1975) as Screenwriter
This pilot for a prospective TV series dealt with a tough ex-convict who tries to build a new life on the outside as a parole agent in an experimental paraprofessional program.
3.
Wonder Woman (1974) as Screenwriter
On Paradise Island, which is inhabited by a race of superhuman women, the beautiful Diana is instructed by her Queen Mother to leave the serenity of the island and assist the world in its battle against evil. Shortly after leaving the island, Diana adopts the alias of Diana Prince and acquires a job
4.
Trouble Man (1972) as Writer
Following the trail of a private eye in a 3-piece suit who pilots a mean Lincoln Continental.
5.
The Carey Treatment (1972) as Screenwriter
A doctor uncovers a hotbed of corruption when he tries to clear a colleague of a murder charge.
6.
Thief (1971) as Screenwriter
A suave professional burglar wants to break with his criminal past but is forced to pull one last job to make good on a gambling debt. Winner of the 1971 Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America as the Best TV Suspense Film, and nominated for an Emmy as Best Written Original Drama of 1971.
7.
Shaft (1971) as Screenwriter
A slick black detective enlists gangsters and African nationals to fight the mob.
8.
Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate (1971) as Screenwriter
Four elderly ladies with time on their hands create a fictional girl for a computer dating service and get involved with a psychopath. Helen Hayes, in her first TV movie, was Emmy-nominated for her performance.
9.
Nobody's Perfect (1968) as Screenwriter
This military service comedy chronicles the misadventures of the U.S.S. Bustard in Japan. The crew has stolen a Buddha statue from a Japanese village, which if discovered missing would threaten Japanese/American relations. Doc Willoughby is the ship's petty officer, whose antics are constantly getting him into trouble with his captain. On shore leave, Willoughby falls for a seemingly demure Japanese girl in a kimono shop, who actually turns out to be a Japanese/American nurse in the US Navy, Lt. Tomiko Momoyama. However, it turns out she was betrothed as a child to a traditional Japanese man named Toshi, who fully intends on enforcing tradition. Willoughby divides his time between trying to return the Buddha statue back to the Japanese village it rightfully belongs to, and trying to woo Tomiko from the traditional Japanese man she rightfully belongs to.
10.
Three Guns for Texas (1968) as Story
Our heroes, Texas Rangers based in Laredo, are joined by a pompous and persnickity constable who plans to civilize and modernize law enforcement in Texas according to methods he's developed in nine years of law enforcement in New Hampshire. He accompanies them on an adventure in which they encounter the wily outlaw, Linda Littletrees. They lose Linda, but they do get rid of the constable only to be joined by an old friend of Reese's, a man who believes himself to be a jinx--with some reason. They set out again to capture Linda, but Linda gets a look at Joe with his shirt off and falls in love. She has him captured and tied up so she can marry him, and the other Rangers must rescue him. Joe escapes unscathed and Cletus breaks his jinx, but Linda eludes capture once more.
11.
Three Guns for Texas (1968) as Screenwriter
Our heroes, Texas Rangers based in Laredo, are joined by a pompous and persnickity constable who plans to civilize and modernize law enforcement in Texas according to methods he's developed in nine years of law enforcement in New Hampshire. He accompanies them on an adventure in which they encounter the wily outlaw, Linda Littletrees. They lose Linda, but they do get rid of the constable only to be joined by an old friend of Reese's, a man who believes himself to be a jinx--with some reason. They set out again to capture Linda, but Linda gets a look at Joe with his shirt off and falls in love. She has him captured and tied up so she can marry him, and the other Rangers must rescue him. Joe escapes unscathed and Cletus breaks his jinx, but Linda eludes capture once more.
12.
Gunfight in Abilene (1967) as Screenwriter
Fighting in the Civil War a man accidently kills his friend. Returning to Abilene after the war he finds his former sweetheart about to marry the brother of the man he killed. To pay his debt he not only refuses to win her back but takes the job of Sheriff, a job he doesn't want, when the brother asks him. Still haunted by the killing he refuses to carry a gun. But there is trouble between the ranchers and the farmers and when he finds the brother murdered he straps on a gun and heads after the killer.

Producer (feature film)

13.
Clone Master, The (1978) as Producer
A science-fiction series pilot involving a biochemist, working on a top-secret government project, who clones thirteen perfect replicas of himself and sends them forth to fight evil wherever it might exist in the world.
14.
Shadow in the Streets, A (1975) as Producer
This pilot for a prospective TV series dealt with a tough ex-convict who tries to build a new life on the outside as a parole agent in an experimental paraprofessional program.
15.
Wonder Woman (1974) as Executive Producer
On Paradise Island, which is inhabited by a race of superhuman women, the beautiful Diana is instructed by her Queen Mother to leave the serenity of the island and assist the world in its battle against evil. Shortly after leaving the island, Diana adopts the alias of Diana Prince and acquires a job
16.
Trouble Man (1972) as Executive Producer
Following the trail of a private eye in a 3-piece suit who pilots a mean Lincoln Continental.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

17.
Wonder Woman (1974)
On Paradise Island, which is inhabited by a race of superhuman women, the beautiful Diana is instructed by her Queen Mother to leave the serenity of the island and assist the world in its battle against evil. Shortly after leaving the island, Diana adopts the alias of Diana Prince and acquires a job

Writer (special)

18.
Fuzz Brothers, The (1973) as Writer
The comical adventures of Luther Prince and Francis Buchanan, a Los Angeles police department detective team. In the pilot episode, Luther and Francis attempt to apprehend a master thief who plans a ten-million dollar jewel heist.

Producer (special)

19.
Fuzz Brothers, The (1973) as Producer
The comical adventures of Luther Prince and Francis Buchanan, a Los Angeles police department detective team. In the pilot episode, Luther and Francis attempt to apprehend a master thief who plans a ten-million dollar jewel heist.

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