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Also Known As: Died: August 25, 2006
Born: May 5, 1922 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2007)
Chronicles the rise and fall of the Slasher film starting with Halloween in 1978 to current day.

Writer (feature film)

2.
Psycho (1998) as Screenwriter
When a woman is reported missing--last seen at the infamous Bates Motel--her sister and boyfriend set out to investigate, come to the motel, and find it run by a voyeuristic taxidermist, loner who is obsessed with his dead mother and has a penchant for dressing up like her.
3.
Two Bits (1995) as Screenwriter
In every person's life comes a moment when, for the first and last time ever, everything seems clear. When all the wanting, dreaming and desiring that go along with being young suddenly seem to have a purpose--a purpose that gets harder and harder to remember as you grow older. For 12-year-old Genna
4.
Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990) as Screenwriter
A television movie recounting the childhood and adolescence of Norman Bates, the central character in the several "Psycho" films. Told through a series of flashbacks during a late-night radio talk show on the subject of matricide.
5.
Blackout (1988) as Screenwriter
A runaway is lured home by news of her father and forced to face her past.
6.
Kindred, The (1987) as Screenwriter
7.
Snowbeast (1977) as Screenwriter
A killer beast on the rampage terrorizes a ski resort during a winter carnival. Yvette Mimieux and Sylvia Sidney replaced Donna Mills and Gloria Swanson respectively.
8.
Aloha Means Goodbye (1974) as Screenwriter
A young schoolteacher in Hawaii fights for her life against both a rare blood disease and an unscrupulous surgeon in need of a heart-transplant donor.
9.
Live Again, Die Again (1974) as Screenwriter
A cryogenics tale about a woman's re-emergence after being frozen for more than thirty years following her death from rheumatic fever -- and facing her now aged husband (Walter Pidgeon), her neurotic grown daughter (Vera Miles) and her confused son (Mike Farrell).
10.
Magician, The (1973) as From Story
In this pilot for the 1973-74 series, a dapper magician uses the wizardry of his craft to help people in distress and exposes a staged plane crash when asked by the mother of one of the victims to check into a possible conspiracy. In the later series, Bixby, Curtis and Watkins were joined by Joseph
11.
Home For the Holidays (1972) as Screenwriter
A suspense tale in which an ailing father summons his three daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his much younger wife, whom he suspects is trying to poison him.
12.
Death of Innocence, A (1971) as Screenwriter
Courtroom drama of the ordeal of a small-town mother who comes to Manhattan from Idaho to attend her daughter's murder trial, bewildered by the pace of big city life but steadfastly standing beside the girl despite the evidence against her. Kim Stanley originally was to have played the mother of th
13.
Revenge (1971) as Screenwriter
A deranged mother takes revenge on the man she thinks seduced her daughter by caging him in her basement while his wife uses ESP in a frantic search to find him.
14.
Futz (1969) as Screenwriter
Sexual satire about a young farmer who has had many bad experiences with women. He showers love and affection upon his pet pig, Amanda, saying she alone is worthy to be his wife. His "marriage" to Amanda causes a scandal in the community, almost mass hysteria.
15.
Eye of the Cat (1969) as Screenwriter
16.
The Naked Edge (1961) as Screenwriter
An American businessman in England is suspected of framing a co-worker for a murder in order to buy out a company and get wealthy. Tensions abound as the people around him grow increasingly more aware of the evidence which seems to point to him.
17.
Anna Of Brooklyn (1960) as Screenwriter
A wealthy and attractive widow returns from New York to her native Italian village in search of a husband. After some trial and error, she finally suceeds in luring the local blacksmith--the man she most wants.
18.
Psycho (1960) as Screenwriter
A woman on the run gets mixed up with a repressed young man and his violent mother.
19.
The Black Orchid (1959) as Writer
An aging widower fights family disapproval when he falls in love with a gangster's widow.

Producer (feature film)

20.
Two Bits (1995) as Executive Producer
In every person's life comes a moment when, for the first and last time ever, everything seems clear. When all the wanting, dreaming and desiring that go along with being young suddenly seem to have a purpose--a purpose that gets harder and harder to remember as you grow older. For 12-year-old Genna
21.
Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990)
A television movie recounting the childhood and adolescence of Norman Bates, the central character in the several "Psycho" films. Told through a series of flashbacks during a late-night radio talk show on the subject of matricide.
22.
Blackout (1988) as Producer
A runaway is lured home by news of her father and forced to face her past.

Cast (special)

23.
Dial H For Hitchcock: The Genius Behind the Showman (1999) as Interviewee
Documentary special that celebrates director Alfred Hitchcock on the occasion of what would have been his 100th birthday. The program includes clips from Hitchcock's films and television series, as well as footage of his never completed thriller "Kaleidoscope."

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