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Also Known As: Died: October 10, 1998
Born: August 10, 1924 Cause of Death: leukemia
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Producer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Eddie and the Cruisers (1983)
A new album sparks rumors that The Cruisers lead singer might still be alive.

Producer (feature film)

2.
Spent (2000) as Executive Producer
An out of work actor cons everyone he knows into giving him money.
3.
Quick and the Dead, The (1987) as Executive Producer
A movie about Eastern settlers in Wyoming in the 1870s who are helped by a mysterious stranger to fend off the attack of a violent gang. Duncan McKaskel, a peaceful man who has mellowed after his days as a soldier, and Susanna, his wife and the mother of their 12-year-old son Tom, travel in a covered wagon to Wyoming, where they hope to start a cattle business. A dangerous gang of men begin to stalk them, and they are made aware of their predicament by Con Vallian, a charismatic stranger and a skilled survivor, who is pursuing a member of the gang.<P>Duncan is uncomfortable by Con's persistent presence, and resents Con's violence. Susanna finds herself drawn to the attractive stranger. Tom even finds himself drawn into the conflict, as he compares the gunman's style to his father's. The fate of the McKaskel family becomes linked with Con's as they fight for their survival.
4.
Last Days of Frank and Jesse James, The (1986) as Executive Producer
A television movie, based on authentic accounts, about the attempts by the bank robbers and brothers Jesse and Frank James to become reputable as gentleman farmers. The brothers, however, are forced to seek revenge when a bombing causes their stepbrother's death and their mother's arm to be severed.
5.
Special People (1984) as Producer
Brooke Adams is the real-life Diane Dupuy, the Canadian woman whose vision and drive molded a group of mentally handicapped young adults into the Famous People Players, a professional puppet troupe that has become world renowned, having performed from Radio City Music Hall and Las Vegas (as Liberace
6.
Cradle Will Fall, The (1983) as Producer
The main twist in this suspense drama, about a lady assistant D.A. (Lauren Hutton) who stumbles onto a sinister plot involving unethical doctor James Farentino's youth-prolonging research at the local hospital, is the casting, in their regular roles, of several members of the daytime drama "Guiding
7.
Last Married Couple In America, The (1979) as Executive Producer
Mari and Jeff Thompson are happily married, until the experience of seeing all of their friends divorcing makes them obsessive about keeping their marriage together. This new insecurity about the stability of their union is made worse when they meet Barbara and Jeff finds himself attracted to her. A
8.
Fame (1978) as Executive Producer
An original comedy by Arthur Miller that relates the absurdities of being famous, as seen through the experiences of Meyer Shine, a noted playwright who finds fame to be a mixed blessing.

Director (special)

9.
All-Star Fiesta at Ford's (1992) as Director
A musical/variety special saluting the Hispanic heritage of the United States. Taped during a performance from Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.
10.
Celebration of Country (1991) as Director
A country music tribute honoring the U.S. troops returning home from the war against Iraq.
11.
Festival At Ford's Theater-salute To The President (1989) as Director
A special tribute in observance of the twentieth anniversary of the re-opening of Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.
12.
Seven Wonders of the Circus World (1988) as Director
A special showcasing circus acts from around the world.
13.
Moscow Circus (1988) as Director
A variety special which presents the internationally acclaimed Moscow Circus in performance and back stage. The program was taped in Worcester, Massachusetts, and marked the Soviet troupe's first visit to the United States in 10 years.
14.
All-Star Gala at Ford's Theatre (1987) as Director
A special highlighting the nineteenth annual celebration of the performing arts in America at historic Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. The program features a tribute to Nancy Reagan.
15.
All-Star Salute to Ford's Theatre, The (1986) as Director
A gala tribute to historic Ford's Theatre in Washington (where Lincoln was assassinated in 1865) taped before a black-tie audience and featuring talent from all of the popular entertainment arts.
16.
Texas 150: A Celebration Special (1986) as Director
The largest, most impressive gathering of Texas superstars in history perform in a two-hour special presentation broadcast from the state capital of Austin. Featured are celebrities from the movies, TV, music, broadcast journalism and sports. The program celebrates the one-hundred-fiftieth anniversa
17.
Johnny Cash: Christmas on the Road (1984) as Director
A musical Christmas celebration from the ski resort town of Montreux in the Swiss Alps, hosted by country music legend Johnny Cash.
18.
Steve Martin: Comedy Is Not Pretty (1980) as Director
Steve Martin hosts this comedy special with appearances by guest performers.
19.
Circus Lions, Tigers and Melissas Too (1977) as Director
The program features performances by circus acts from around the world.
20.
Accent On Love (1959) as Director
A musical revue based on the theme of love.
21.
Gene Kelly Pontiac Special, The (1959) as Director
An hour of music, song, and dance. Sponsored by Pontiac automobiles.
22.
High Button Shoes (1956) as Director
The story of a charming confidence man (Harrison Floy) and his efforts to con a young couple (Sara and Henry Longstreet) into believing that they will make a remarkable profit from the sale of their family property.
23.
Bachelor, The (1956) as Director
A romantic comedy about an account executive with three beautiful girlfriends and his efforts to keep each girl from learning of the others' existence.

Writer (special)

24.
Fifty Years of Country Music (1981) as Writer
A salute to country and western music featuring some of the top performers in the industry.
25.
Country Music Hit Parade (1977) as Writer
The top 20 country and western songs are performed by the artists who made them popular.

Producer (special)

26.
American Celebration at Ford's Theatre, An (2003) as Producer
Benefiting the historic Ford's Theatre in Washington DC, this annual gala entertains an audience that includes the President and First Lady.
27.
American Celebration at Ford's Theatre, An (2001) as Producer
A variety special to entertain President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, benefiting the historic Ford's Theatre in Washington DC.
28.
American Celebration at Ford's Theatre, An (1999) as Producer
Entertainers gather for an annual performance at Ford's Theatre in Washinton DC. The entertainers pay tribute to the many forms of American music, from jazz and Broadway to gospel and country, before a live audience, including President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
29.
Gala For the President at Ford's Theatre, A (1993) as Executive Producer
President and Mrs. Clinton are the guests of honor for an evening of performances by contemporary musical and comedy stars at Ford's Theatre.
30.
46th Annual Tony Awards, The (1992) as Executive Producer
A live presentation of the 1992 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Awards honoring outstanding achievement in the Broadway theater.
31.
All-Star Fiesta at Ford's (1992) as Producer
A musical/variety special saluting the Hispanic heritage of the United States. Taped during a performance from Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.
32.
45th Annual Tony Awards, The (1991) as Executive Producer
A live presentation of the 1991 Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring outstanding achievement in the Broadway theater.
33.
Celebration of Country (1991) as Producer
A country music tribute honoring the U.S. troops returning home from the war against Iraq.
34.
44th Annual Tony Awards, The (1990) as Executive Producer
A live presentation of the 1990 Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring outstanding achievement in the Broadway theater.
35.
Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey (1989) as Executive Producer
A special celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, hosted by Bill Cosby and featuring excerpts from various dances performed by members of the company and by guest stars. The program is also a tribute to the company's founder, Alvin Ailey, who died in New York
36.
Festival At Ford's Theater-salute To The President (1989) as Producer
A special tribute in observance of the twentieth anniversary of the re-opening of Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.
37.
Seven Wonders of the Circus World (1988) as Producer
A special showcasing circus acts from around the world.
38.
Moscow Circus (1988) as Producer
A variety special which presents the internationally acclaimed Moscow Circus in performance and back stage. The program was taped in Worcester, Massachusetts, and marked the Soviet troupe's first visit to the United States in 10 years.
39.
All-Star Gala at Ford's Theatre (1987) as Producer
A special highlighting the nineteenth annual celebration of the performing arts in America at historic Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. The program features a tribute to Nancy Reagan.
40.
Kraft Salutes the Magic of David Copperfield... In China (1986) as Executive Producer
David Copperfield appears in his eighth special, taped on location in China. The master illusionist attempts his most astounding stunt ever: a walk through the 25-foot-thick Great Wall of China.
41.
Robert Klein on Broadway (1986) as Producer
Robert Klein in his fifth "On Location" special, taped live at the Nederlander Theater in New York City. The one-man show includes Klein's irreverent brand of humor filled with his spontaneous insights and satirical slices of life.
42.
Texas 150: A Celebration Special (1986) as Producer
The largest, most impressive gathering of Texas superstars in history perform in a two-hour special presentation broadcast from the state capital of Austin. Featured are celebrities from the movies, TV, music, broadcast journalism and sports. The program celebrates the one-hundred-fiftieth anniversa
43.
All-Star Salute to Ford's Theatre, The (1986) as Producer
A gala tribute to historic Ford's Theatre in Washington (where Lincoln was assassinated in 1865) taped before a black-tie audience and featuring talent from all of the popular entertainment arts.
44.
Magic of David Copperfield, The (1985) as Executive Producer
A special featuring magic and illusions performed by David Copperfield.
45.
10th Anniversary Johnny Cash Christmas Special, The (1985) as Producer
Country music singer Johnny Cash celebrates ten years of Christmas specials and thirty years as an entertainer in this holiday musical special.
46.
Magic of David Copperfield, The (1984) as Executive Producer
An hour of magic and illusion, hosted by David Copperfield.
47.
Country Comes Home (1984) as Executive Producer
A program of performances by country and western entertainers.
48.
Johnny Cash: Christmas on the Road (1984) as Producer
A musical Christmas celebration from the ski resort town of Montreux in the Swiss Alps, hosted by country music legend Johnny Cash.
49.
Mr. T and Emmanuel Lewis in A Christmas Dream (1984) as Producer
An unhappy latchkey child learns the true meaning of Christmas when he accepts the guidance of a kindly sidewalk Santa, and comes to realize that the greatest holdiday gift cannot be bought. The program includes performances by prominent entertainers.
50.
Berenstain Bears' Littlest Leaguer, The (1983) as Executive Producer
A baseball accented special in which Papa Bear envision his son and daughter as big league diamond stars.
51.
JOHNNY CASH: CHRISTMAS (1983) as Producer
A holiday musical special with Johnny Cash and his family.
52.
Roy Acuff -- 50 Years the King of Country Music (1982) as Executive Producer
A salute to Country Music Hall of Famer Roy Acuff, including recollections, film clips, and songs.
53.
Johnny Cash: Cowboy Heroes (1982) as Producer
Old-time western music makers are recalled in a tuneful salute to the cowboys.
54.
Magic With the Stars (1982) as Producer
Hollywood celebrities assist magicians in a program of magic and illusion. Also included are film clips of performances by Harry Houdini, German illusionist Kalanag, Orson Welles, and comedian Buster Keaton.
55.
Johnny Cash -- A Merry Memphis Christmas (1982) as Producer
An hour of holiday music from Memphis, Tennessee.
56.
Johnny Cash's America (1982) as Producer
A variety show hosted by Johnny Cash, which features music and songs that celebrate America.
57.
Country Comes Home (1981) as Executive Producer
Performances by country and western entertainers.
58.
Magic of David Copperfield, The (1981) as Executive Producer
An hour of large-scale illusions featuring magician David Copperfield.
59.
Johnny Cash and the Country Girls (1981) as Executive Producer
Performances by the outstanding country and western female artists. Taped at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
60.
Fifty Years of Country Music (1981) as Executive Producer
A salute to country and western music featuring some of the top performers in the industry.
61.
Robert Klein Show, The (1981) as Executive Producer
Comedian Robert Klein hosts this special which includes comedy sketches.
62.
Berenstain Bears' Easter Surprise, The (1981) as Executive Producer
The story focuses on the troubles that plague Bear County when Boss Bunny quits and threatens to postpone the Easter celebration.
63.
Johnny Cash: Christmas in Scotland (1981) as Producer
A holiday program of music and songs taped on location in Scotland.
64.
Robert Klein Show, The (1981) as Producer
A special hosted by comedian Robert Klein, featuring sketches, monologues, and music.
65.
Elvis Remembered: Nashville to Hollywood (1980) as Executive Producer
A salute to Elvis Presley by film and record industry colleagues.
66.
Berenstain Bears Meet Big Paw, The (1980) as Executive Producer
The story focuses on the situations that develop when Big Paw, a hungry monster, arrives in Bear County and threatens to ruin the Bruins' Thanksgiving celebration.
67.
Johnny Cash: The First 25 Years (1980) as Executive Producer
A musical salute to Johnny Cash on the anniversary of his 25th year in show business.
68.
Johnny Cash Christmas, A (1980) as Producer
A holiday program of songs and music hosted by Johnny Cash.
69.
All Commercials -- A Steve Martin Special (1980) as Producer
A comedy special hosted by Steve Martin which uses sketches and blackouts to spoof television commercials.
70.
Steve Martin: Comedy Is Not Pretty (1980) as Producer
Steve Martin hosts this comedy special with appearances by guest performers.
71.
Country Stars of the '70s (1979) as Executive Producer
Dolly Parton hosts this special which features performances by the top names in country and western music.
72.
Johnny Cash Spring Special, The (1979) as Executive Producer
An hour of music and songs with country artist Johnny Cash.
73.
Johnny Cash Christmas, A (1979) as Executive Producer
A Christmas celebration with Johnny Cash and his family.
74.
Skinflint (1979) as Executive Producer
A country-western version of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." The story, set in a small Tennessee town, follows one day in the life of Cyrus Flint, a stingy banker who comes to repent of his wicked ways on Christmas Eve.
75.
Country Night of the Stars II (1978) as Executive Producer
Another gathering of many of the top country and western performers.
76.
Country Night of the Stars I (1978) as Executive Producer
A gathering of many of the top country and western performers.
77.
Have I Got a Christmas For You! (1977) as Executive Producer
The story of a group of Jewish people who become on-the-job surrogates for lonely Gentiles wishing to spend Christmas Eve with their families.
78.
Country Music Hit Parade (1977) as Executive Producer
The top 20 country and western songs are performed by the artists who made them popular.
79.
Johnny Cash Christmas Special, The (1977) as Executive Producer
A Christmas celebration of country music from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
80.
Circus Lions, Tigers and Melissas Too (1977) as Producer
The program features performances by circus acts from around the world.
81.
Johnny Cash Christmas Special, The (1976) as Producer
A holiday program of country music from the Cash family estate in Tennessee.
82.
Country Music Hit Parade (1975) as Producer
Music and songs from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee.
83.
Cos: The Bill Cosby Comedy Special (1975) as Producer
Music and comedy skteches.
84.
Country Music Hit Parade (1973) as Executive Producer
An hour of country and western music.
85.
Jack Lemmon -- Get Happy (1973) as Executive Producer
A tribute to composer Harold Arlen.
86.
Ann-Margret -- When You're Smiling (1973) as Executive Producer
An edited (for length) version of Ann-Margret's Las Vegas night club act.
87.
I Believe in Music (1973) as Producer
An hour of country and western music with singer Mac Davis and friends.
88.
Jack Lemmon in 'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous, 'S Gershwin (1972) as Executive Producer
A musical tribute to the songwriting team of George and Ira Gershwin.
89.
George M! (1970) as Executive Producer
An adaptation of the 1968 Broadway musical about the life and music of composer George M. Cohan, Broadway's own "Yankee Doodle Dandy." While adapted from the stage show, the program is actually a rehearsal for "George M!" with the actors apprearing as themselves as well as the characters they portra
90.
Accent On Love (1959) as Producer
A musical revue based on the theme of love.
91.
Gene Kelly Pontiac Special, The (1959) as Producer
An hour of music, song, and dance. Sponsored by Pontiac automobiles.
92.
High Button Shoes (1956) as Producer
The story of a charming confidence man (Harrison Floy) and his efforts to con a young couple (Sara and Henry Longstreet) into believing that they will make a remarkable profit from the sale of their family property.
93.
Bachelor, The (1956) as Producer
A romantic comedy about an account executive with three beautiful girlfriends and his efforts to keep each girl from learning of the others' existence.

Music (special)

94.
Tribute to Harry Chapin, A (1991) as Concert Director
A musical tribute to the life and works of singer and humanitarian Harry Chapin.

Misc. Crew (special)

95.
Witness, The (1993) as Acknowledgment
A Nazi soldier in a concentration camp is haunted by the presence of a young Jewish boy who watches him take other Jews to the gas chamber.

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