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Also Known As: Died: February 11, 2004
Born: Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: Profession: Writer ...
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Writer (feature film)

1.
White Hot: Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd, The (1991) as From Story
Explores the possibility that 1930s screen-siren Thelma Todd did not actually commit suicide in 1935, but instead was murdered.
2.
White Hot: Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd, The (1991) as Screenwriter
Explores the possibility that 1930s screen-siren Thelma Todd did not actually commit suicide in 1935, but instead was murdered.
3.
Double Standard (1988) as Screenwriter
A movie based on a true story about a lawyer and Superior Court judge who maintains a secret double life with two wives and two families. A tragic accident shatters both families and uncovers his secret.
4.
Celebration Family (1987) as Story By
A young couple devote their lives to adopting unwanted children of mixed age, ethnic background, nationality, and mental and physical capability.
5.
Brave New World (1980) as Screenwriter
An ambitious but confusing and unsuccessful attempt to translate the satirical Aldous Huxley novel of a futuristic society in a place called Savageland 600 years in the future. No one there ages past thirty-five, babies are mass produced on an assembly line, and "engagings" (sexual trysts) are compu
6.
$5.20 an Hour Dream, The (1980) as Screenwriter
A debt-ridden divorced mother and factory worker strives to get a higher-paying job on the traditionally all-male main assembly line.
7.
Kiss Me... Kill Me (1976) as Screenwriter
A pilot movie about a lady investigator for the district attorney's office and her relentless search for the killer of a young teacher who appeared to have been a pillar of the community.
8.
Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976) as Screenwriter
A dramatization of the 1960 "U-2 incident," in which a CIA spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and its pilot, Francis Gary Powers, was brought to trial. Powers was ultimately returned to the United States in a prisoner swap. In later years he became a helicopter traffic reporter for a Los
9.
Case of Rape, A (1974) as Screenwriter
A tough drama about a middle-class housewife whose rape experience made her feel not only humiliation but the feeling that she was the guilty party following her husband's waning trust and the harsh courtroom interrogation leading to sympathy for the accused. The sensitive performance by Elizabeth M
10.
Great Niagara, The (1974) as Screenwriter
An offbeat Depression-era drama about an embittered old cripple whose obsession with conquering the river and the falls endangers his sons' lives by forcing them to challenge the waters in a barrel.
11.
Footsteps (1972) as Screenwriter
A win-or-else coach, hired to whip a small college football team into shape, finds himself in trouble with professional gamblers who plan to set the odds of the squad's success.
12.
Hound of the Baskervilles, The (1972) as Screenwriter
The oft-filmed Conan Doyle classic (it had been made at least eight times previously) and the first American color version about how Holmes and Watson solve the baffling murder of an heir to the Baskerville fortune on the misty English moors. This was the pilot to a prospective Sherlock Holmes serie
13.
Jigsaw (1972) as Screenwriter
In this pilot for the 1972-73 series, a detective specializing in missing-persons cases finds himself accused of murder after being found unconscious in the apartment of a slain state official. Wainwright proved to be a rather unlikely though likeable TV series hero.
14.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) as Screenwriter
Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.
15.
Dangerous Days Of Kiowa Jones (1966) as Screenwriter
A drifter deputized by a dying sheriff fights to bring two killers to justice.

Producer (feature film)

16.
$5.20 an Hour Dream, The (1980) as Executive Producer
A debt-ridden divorced mother and factory worker strives to get a higher-paying job on the traditionally all-male main assembly line.

Writer (feature film)

17.
Trial Of Lee Harvey Oswald, The (1977) as Screenwriter
The bizarre story behind the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy and what might have happened had he been brought to trial. The title is all that is left of the 1967 off-Broadway play by Amram Ducovny and Leon Friedman. John Pleshette, whose resemblance to the real Oswald is remarkable, is

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