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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 3, 1995|
|Born:||March 27, 1919||Cause of Death:||Parkinson's disease|
|Birth Place:||Canada||Profession:||Editing ...|
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Cast (feature film)
After marrying a handsome stranger, a woman's son is kidnapped, supposedly by her vicious ex-husband.
The story of a turn-of-the-century bank thief who, after his gang is wiped out, takes a young mute man hostage. The young man then tries to be his partner in crime.
Writer (feature film)
Jud McGraw, a cowboy framed for a crime he didn't commit, teams up with Little Moon, a Native American woman, and sets off on a quest for vengeance to a small western town.
A fictionalized account of the real-life adventure of the Sager family. Travelling with a wagon train from Missouri to Oregon, things are going well for the Sagers, until father Sager dies from blood poisoning following an Indian attack, and mother Sager dies soon afterward from pneumonia. The leaders of the wagon train decide to send the children back, but the oldest, John (who had been described by all the adults as lazy and worthless), decides to lead his siblings through the wilderness to complete the journey their parents started.
Life is hard growing up in the Ozarks in the Great Depression. But Billy Coleman saves his money and eventually buys two coonhounds that become his best friends and his partners in his quest to win the annual coon-hunt contest.
Producer (feature film)
Editing (feature film)
The first astronauts fight for their place in space.
A corrupt prison guard is hired first to help a black revolutionary escape, then to kill him.
After Don Siegel suffered a heart attack during production, Sam Peckinpah directed some of the film without credit. Screenwriter Frank D Gilroy removed his name from the finished film.
A young Chicano tries to escape from his street gang.
Alien spores replace the people of San Francisco with emotionless pod people.
A Russian agent travels to the U.S. to stop a crazed defector from triggering human time bombs.
A dying gunfighter tries to set his affairs in order.
A hospital drama involving a neurosurgeon/chief of services who faces numerous crises -- including saving a fellow doctor's life after an incompetent physician makes an erroneous diagnosis. This was the pilot for Peppard's short-lived "Doctors Hospital" series (1975-76), that had Lampert, Campos and
A retired police captain storms angrily out of retirement when his son is shot down before his eyes and his grandson is kidnapped by a syndicate killer in this pilot for Lorne Greene's brief "Griff" series, which went off the air eighteen months "before" this film was aired. Series dates: Sept. 23,
The pilot film for an atmospheric whodunit set in the 1940s that involves an author-criminologist in one of the cases stumping his New York City police inspector father -- the murder of a famed fashion designer. Hutton and Wayne continued their roles in the subsequent series (1975-76) that also had
A cynical radio talk-show host, who daily insults his audience, receives a suicide threat from a nameless young girl and frantically tries to get his listeners to locate her before she can carry out her threat.
In 1896, three whalers are stranded in the Arctic North Canada and seek refuge with an Eskimo tribe. Gradually they gain control with the Eskimo village and introduce gambling, booze, theft and their special variation of sex. In the beginning, the Eskimos accept it but slowly the cultural tension starts growing.
An impoverished small-town preacher struggles to provide for his family while leading a dwindling congregation, battling restless church deacons and standing up to a bullying sheriff in a small southern town in 1940. The subsequent short-lived series, "The Family Holvak" (9/7/75-10/27/75), reteamed
A suspense thriller about a bunch of weekend skiers (familiar TV faces all) who sweat out a harrowing journey down a mountainside in a runaway train. Theatrically, in Great Britain, this film was titled, cleverly, as "The Runaway Train."
A wealthy woman is trapped by a fierce storm in the house with no electricity or phone, her murdered sister's body hidden in the basement, and a killer waiting for an opportunity to make her his next victim.
This film chronicles the most daring robbery of the James Younger gang. On September 7, 1876, the gang held up the bank in Northfield, Minnesota which was known at the time as "the biggest bank west of the Mississippi."
Cutesy love story about a fourth-year medical student who marries a free-thinking heiress and then insists that they live on his meager earnings.
A nun helps a doctor clean up the ghetto in which he lives.
Manhattan socialites with an interest in kinky "mind games" get more than expected when an amateur medium comes into their lives.
An offbeat thriller (well received in Great Britain where it was shown theatrically under the title "Deadly Roulette") tells of a ne'er-do-well with an obsession that he is the victim of a conspiracy after compiling a dossier on the activities of a mysterious billionaire.
A dangerous madman kidnaps two businessmen on a hunting trip.
Music (feature film)
Story of three couples who, by chance, swap partners over the course of three years. Danny and Hannah start out getting married, but minutes later Danny hears that Hannah is being unfaithful, and so leaves her. He meets Mary while Hannah ends up getting picked up in a bar by an artist. Meanwhile, th
Sound (feature film)
A father of a young child with epilepsy learns of a drug that could cure her, but is only available in Europe, not in the United States. He begins his mission to obtain the drug for his daughter at any cost.
A reporter attempts to thwart the attack of giant radioactive grasshoppers.
A search party goes into the jungles of Mexico to find a missing test pilot. What they find is a gigantic, one-eyed, mutated monster who became as such through a dose of radioactivity.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Editing (TV Mini-Series)
The overwhelming success of this star-laden TV adaptation of Irwin Shaw's 1970 best-seller that was shown as six two-hour motion pictures over a seven-week period assured the future of the "Novel for Television" miniseries genre. Stars of varying magnitudes were made of the production's three leadin
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