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Jack Smight

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Born: March 9, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

La Nuit du serail (1990) as Director
A historical drama set in the 18th century about Aimee Dubucq DeRivery, a French girl kidnapped and taken into the harem of the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
Number One With a Bullet (1987) as Director
Two police detectives are escorting a crime boss to Los Angeles to testify in a court case. When the mobster is killed by an assassin during their watch, the officers investigate the murder and uncover a plot that incriminates their own department.
Remembrance of Love (1982) as Director
A middle-aged New York widower, a survivor of the Holocaust, has an unexpected meeting with the woman he once loved when both were in their teens in the Polish ghetto during World War II and then were separated. Douglas, in a rare TV acting role, stars with Pam Dawber as his daughter, Israeli actres
Loving Couples (1980) as Director
While Greg is driving his sports car, he passes a woman on horseback, and after staring at her a little too long, crashes his car. The woman, Evelyn, is a doctor, so she attends to Greg on the scene, and before long, the two of them are involved in affair. When Greg's girlfriend and Evelyn's husband
Fast Break (1979) as Director
David Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who are a bit odd but good. Like Swish who unknown to the rest of the team is a girl. Preacher, who's being sought by some nefarious characters. And D.C., who's a fugitive. And along with some of the students at the college, he turns them into a contender. In order to give the tam the respect they deserve and some exposure, Greene schemes to try and get the number 1 team led by Bo Winnegar, to play them.
Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry (1978) as Director
A three-part drama, set in Mississippi in 1933, that follows the lives of the Logans, a proud, independent black family. A thirteen-year-old girl is inspired by her family's struggle to keep the land that it has owned for three generations.
Damnation Alley (1977) as Director
A small group of survivors at a military installation who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the desolate wasteland to where they hope more survivors are living. Hopefully their specially built vehicles will protect them against the freakish weather mutated plant and animal life and other dangers along the way.
Midway (1976) as Director
The summer of 1942 brought Naval stalemate to the Pacific as the American and Japanese fleets stood at even numbers each waiting for the other to begin a renewed offensive. "Midway" tells the story of this historic June battle where a Japanese carrier force, in an attempt to occupy Midway island and lure the American fleet to destruction, was meet valiently by US forces operating off of three aircraft carriers and numerous escort ships. It was the first battle in which naval air power was extensivly used, and at its conclusion the Japanese Carrier force had been completly destroyed which lead the way for the US 1943 and 44 offensives which would eventually bring the Pacific War to a close.
Airport '75 (1975) as Director
After a mid-air collision, a jet''s stewardess has to take the pilot''s seat.
Partners in Crime (1973) as Director
In this reworking of "The Judge and Jake Wyler" (1972), a judge-turned-detective and her ex-con associate go in search of $750,000 in bank robbery loot. Lee Grant and Lou Antonio step into the roles previously created by Bette Davis and Doug McClure.
Linda (1973) as Director
A calculating woman kills her lover's wife, then sets about framing her own husband for the murder. Mary Robin-Redd replaced Jess Walton.
Double Indemnity (1973) as Director
A TV remake of Billy Wilder's film classic (1944) about a scheming wife who inveigles an insurance agent into helping her bump off her husband and of the dogged investigator, the agent's boss, who stalks them after deciding that the man's death was not accidental.
Banacek: Detour to Nowhere (1972) as Director
An urbane, Boston-based insurance investigator attempts to locate an armored car filled with gold bullion that vanished in the middle of a deserted Texas highway. This pilot film spawned the TV series with Peppard (1972-74).
Longest Night, The (1972) as Director
A fact-based drama about a wealthy co-ed who is kidnapped and imprisoned underground in a coffin with a limited life-support system while her parents and police engage in an agonizing four-day search for her before she suffocates.
Screaming Woman, The (1972) as Director
A contemporary gothic horror story that has a dowager, an ex-mental patient, discovering a woman buried alive and screaming for help on the grounds of her sprawling estate, but her family feels that her mind has snapped and refuses to believe the bizarre story in its greed to get hold of her money i
The Traveling Executioner (1970) as Director
An executioner is seduced by a woman marked for his portable electric chair in the 1918 Deep South.
Rabbit, Run (1970) as Director
Unhappy with his life, a former high school athlete leaves his wife for another woman.
Strategy of Terror (1969) as Director
The Illustrated Man (1969) as Director
A man''''s tattoos tell frightening tales of the future.
The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968) as Director
When 5 allied generals are captured in Italy in WW II, it is a propaganda nightmare for the Allies. The generals are all 1 star and refuse to take orders from each other in order to plan an escape. Harry Frigg is a private who has escaped from the guard house dozens of times. He is promoted to Major General (2 stars) and ordered to get the generals out once he is captured. Harry is willing to escape, but then he meets the countess ...
No Way To Treat a Lady (1968) as Director
A serial killer uses a variety of disguises to get to his victims.
Kaleidoscope (1966) as Director
A pretty girl lures a luckless gambler into a dangerous poker game.
Harper (1966) as Director
A broken-down private eye sets out to find a rich woman''s missing husband.
The Third Day (1965) as Director
An amnesiac discovers he''s hated by his entire family.
I'd Rather Be Rich (1964) as Director
An updated remake of It Started With Eve (1941). A young heiress is summoned to the bedside of her dying grandfather. The man's last wish is to meet her fiance, but problems arise when the fiance is delayed and a young chemical engineer is persuaded to take his place. When the grandfather suddenly (and secretly) recovers, he uses the situation to his advantage - playing matchmaker in an attempt to ensure his granddaughter's happiness.

Producer (feature film)

The Traveling Executioner (1970) as Producer
An executioner is seduced by a woman marked for his portable electric chair in the 1918 Deep South.
The Third Day (1965) as Producer
An amnesiac discovers he''s hated by his entire family.

Production Companies (feature film)

The Traveling Executioner (1970) as Company
An executioner is seduced by a woman marked for his portable electric chair in the 1918 Deep South.

Director (special)

Portrait: Legend in Granite: The Vince Lombardi Story (1973) as Director
Based on the life of Vince Lombardi.
Notorious (1961) as Director
The story, set in Brazil in 1945, relates the efforts of a U.S. government agent to report on the activities of the Nazi underground in Rio de Janeiro.
Full Moon Over Brooklyn (1960) as Director
The story relates incidents in the life of railroad worker Milton Barker as he crosses New York harbor each night aboard the floats that connect two freight lines.
Third Commandment, The (1959) as Director
The pilot episode for an unsold series of specials based on the Ten Commandments. The pilot episode tells the story of an embittered writer who violates the Third Biblical Commandment (Thou Shalt Not Take the Name of the Lord in Vain) by abandoning his principles and striving for material success a
Victor Borge's Comedy in Music IV (1958) as Director
A fourth program of music, song, and comedy with Victor Borge, the comedian of the keyboard.
Victor Borge's Comedy in Music III (1958) as Director
Music and comedy with comical pianist Victor Borge and his guests.

Producer (special)

Victor Borge's Comedy in Music IV (1958) as Producer
A fourth program of music, song, and comedy with Victor Borge, the comedian of the keyboard.

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