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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Writer (feature film)

1.
Take, The (1974) as Screenwriter
A police lieutenant who is taking bribes is keeping a front within the department by impressing his superior officers with his work on breaking up a big criminal gang.
2.
Black Gunn (1972) as Screenwriter
Racial tension in L.A., as beefy nightclub boss Jim Brown avenges his brother''s death by leading black Vietnam vet activists against the white mobsters who are responsible.
3.
Alvarez Kelly (1966) as Screenwriter
A suave Mexican cattleman inadvertently gets involved in the Civil War.
4.
Alvarez Kelly (1966) as Story
A suave Mexican cattleman inadvertently gets involved in the Civil War.
5.
The Train (1965) as Story
French resistance fighters try to stop the Nazis from taking a trainload of art treasures to Germany.
6.
The Train (1965) as Screenwriter
French resistance fighters try to stop the Nazis from taking a trainload of art treasures to Germany.
7.
Night of the Quarter Moon (1959) as Writer
A San Francisco society boy learns that his new wife is part-black.
8.
Interlude (1957) as Screenwriter
A young woman touring Germany is caught between a married symphony conductor and a doctor from back home.
9.
Kiss of Fire (1955) as Screenwriter
In 1700, news that the king of Spain is dying comes to the Spanish outpost in Santa Fe, New Mexico. For some reason, lovely Princess Lucia, the preferred heir, is in this remote location. To get her back to Europe without running afoul of the Viceroy of Mexico (who backs another heir) will require a guide friendly with the Indians: outlaw El Tigre, whom the princess (initially) despises. The highly hazardous journey is made more so by presence of turncoats in the group...
10.
Chief Crazy Horse (1955) as Screenwriter
When young Crazy Horse, of whom great things were predicted, wins his bride, rival Little Big Man goes to villainous traders with evidence of gold in the sacred Lakota burial ground. Of course, a new gold rush starts despite all treaties, and Crazy Horse becomes military leader of his people. Initial Indian victories lead to the inevitable result. Uniquely, all is told from the Indian perspective.
11.
This Island Earth (1955) as Screenwriter
Dr. Meacham is chosen along with others by the inhabitants of the planet Metaluna to do research that will help save their dying planet. However, an evil scheme is uncovered by the suspecting Dr. Meacham when he discovers the Metalunan's plan to take over Earth. Dr. Meacham then escapes an exploding Metalunan built Earth lab along with Dr. Adams only to be kidnapped while flying away in a small plane. A flying saucer wisks both the scientists off to Metaluna where they are held accountable for blowing up the Metalunan Earth lab during their escape. They later escape there with the help of Exeter the friendly Metalunan. Metaluna then self destructs and the Doctors make it safely back to Earth, which is saved from Metalunan invasion.
12.
Four Guns to the Border (1954) as Screenwriter
13.
Johnny Dark (1954) as Writer
Automobile engineer, Johnny Dark (Tony Curtis), designs a radical new car. When the owner refuses to sponsor the car in a Canada to Mexico Sports-car race, Johnny, with the aid of the owner's grand-daughter (Piper Laurie), steals the car and runs the race against the favored driver, his ex-buddie.
14.
The Glory Brigade (1953) as Writer
During the Korean War Lt. Sam Pryor volunteers his platoon to escort Greek troops to perform a reconnaissance mission behind Communist lines. Due to his Greek heritage Pryor is initially proud to accompany the Greek contingent but his feelings change to scorn and mistrust when what he believes is cowardice shown by the Greek soldiers and their leaders results in the near annihiliation of his own platoon. An uneasy alliance is maintained between the US and Greek troops as the enemy's true objective is learned.
15.
Fighting Thoroughbreds (1939) as Additional Dialogue
16.
Forged Passport (1939) as Screenwriter
17.
I Was a Convict (1939) as Contract Writer
18.
Exposed (1938) as Orig scr
19.
We're on the Jury (1937) as Screenwriter
A jury member sets out to prove a murder defendant innocent.
20.
Quick Money (1937) as Screenwriter
A small-town mayor fights crooks set on opening a gambling resort.
21.
Living on Love (1937) as Screenwriter
A man and woman working different shifts share the same apartment without realizing it.
22.
Till We Meet Again (1936) as Screenwriter
23.
A Son Comes Home (1936) as Contr to scr const

Producer (feature film)

24.
Black Gunn (1972) as Associate Producer
Racial tension in L.A., as beefy nightclub boss Jim Brown avenges his brother''s death by leading black Vietnam vet activists against the white mobsters who are responsible.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

25.
Deadly Family Secrets (1995)
A New York executive witnesses a murder and discovers that the killer is her new brother-in-law. When her sister is nearly killed and her sister's children kidnapped to silence her, she must unravel the mystery behind the murder to save the kids and see justice served. Based on the 1950 novel "Vine

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