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Born: March 9, 1923 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Member of the Wedding, The (1997) as Director
Based on Carson McCullers' novel about a young Southern girl's coming-of-age during the time of her brother's wedding and of her relationship with the family cook.
2.
Special Friendship, A (1987) as Director
A movie set during the American Civil War, about two women-- a wealthy white woman and the black woman who was once her slave. They join forces to fight for freedom and the abolition of slavery.
3.
Why Me? (1984) as Director
Glynnis O'Connor is real-life Air Force nurse Leola Mae Harmon, whose face is shattered and her marriage destroyed in an automobile accident, and Armand Assante is the fiercely dedicated plastic surgeon in the military hospital who not only reconstructs her face but renews her courage and revitalize
4.
Will There Really Be a Morning? (1983) as Director
This version of Frances Farmer's tragic story appears to be more accurate than the feature film "Frances" (1982), being adapted by Dalene Young directly from Farmer's autobiography. It traces her life from childhood in Seattle through her college years, her flirtation with radical politics, her succ
5.
Gauguin the Savage (1980) as Director
The turbulent life of temperamental French painter Paul Gauguin and his compulsive search for creative freedom that causes him to abandon his wife and five children in Paris for contentment in Tahiti is dramatized in this lengthy, somewhat talky, but spectacularly designed and photographed movie. Ga
6.
Too Far to Go (1979) as Director
An incisive study of the dissolution of a twenty-year marriage, from seventeen John Updike stories that were published in "The New Yorker" beginning in 1956 and later in "Harper's," "The Atlantic Monthly," "Playboy" and others.
7.
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sing (1978) as Director
Maya Angelou's eloquent reminiscences of her days as a gifted youngster growing up in the South during the Depression years where she and her older brother were raised by their grandmother after the divorce of their parents.
8.
Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story, A (1978) as Director
A sentimental retelling of the love story of baseball immortal Lou Gehrig and his wife, told from her point of view. Originally this was to have premiered in October 1977, but ironically it was pre-empted by the World Series. Instead it had its initial airing opposite the Super Bowl Game! An Emmy Aw
9.
Beauty and the Beast (1976) as Director
A striking adaptation of the children's classic about the beautiful maiden who agrees to marry a beast and live in his magical castle in order to save her father's life. George C. Scott, who played the role in a boar's head mask, received an Emmy Award nomination as Best Actor, and nominations also
10.
Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys (1976) as Director
A dramatization of the headline-making case in the 1930s of the controversial rape trial involving nine young black men and two white women, and of the embattled southern judge whose initial decision to free them made him a pariah in the community and ruined his career. The nine ultimately were conv
11.
Miles to Go Before I Sleep (1975) as Director
An idealistic drama about a lonely old man trying to fulfill his life by aiding a teenage delinquent living at a rehabilitation center in Boston.
12.
Valley Forge (1975) as Director
The drama, based on Maxwell Anderson's 1934 play, vividly depicts George Washington's efforts to hold together his poorly-fed and ill-equipped army during the harsh winter of 1777-78.
13.
Rivalry, The (1975) as Director
A television adaptation of the famous 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates, in which Abraham Lincoln did verbal battle with Stephen Douglas, his opponent for a U.S. Senate seat, over the issue of slavery.
14.
This Is the West That Was (1974) as Director
A lighthearted look at the saga of Wild Bill Hickok and his relationship with Calamity Jane as he is targeted for revenge by some tough gunfighters.
15.
From The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (1973) as Director
A young brother and sister run away and live in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.
16.
Miracle on 34th Street (1973) as Director
The story of a department store Santa who causes worldwide repercussions when he claims to be the real Santa Claus. The television movie is based on the story by Valentine Davies and the theatrial film of the same title.
17.
Hands of Cormac Joyce, The (1972) as Director
The story of a proud fisherman off the Irish Coast who fights to save his land from an approaching storm as other villagers evacuate to the mainland.
18.
Eagle in a Cage (1972) as Director
19.
Harvey (1972) as Director
The story of Elwood P. Dowd, a devotee of spirits (medicinal and otherwise), and his friend and companion, Harvey, an invisible, six-foot-tall white rabbit who causes Elwood's longsuffering family much trouble.
20.
Sam Hill: Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster? (1971) as Director
In this Western series pilot (unrealized), an alcoholic drifter finds himself unchallenged in his run for sheriff in a small town, but campaigning means that he must find the killer of a visiting preacher.
21.
Homecoming, The (1971) as Director
This was the pilot movie for "The Waltons" (which began its long run in September 1972), recounting the events of one day -- Christmas Eve, 1933 -- in the lives of a rural American mountain family. Later called "The Homecoming -- A Christmas Story," it won a Christopher Award as well as Emmy nominat
22.
Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (1971) as Director
A sensitive Hollywood writer tries to talk a young down-on-her-luck actress out of suicide in this movie marking Mia Farrow's telefeature debut.
23.
How To Save a Marriage--And Ruin Your Life (1968) as Director
A womanizer sets out to end a friend's extra-marital affair but romances the wrong woman.
24.
Prudence and the Pill (1968) as Director
Prudence is on the pill; so is her sister-in-law, but someone has been swapping aspirin for their pills. Is it the teen-age niece, the maid, the chauffeur, a lover, Prudence's husband, or all of the above?
25.
A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966) as Director
A pioneer woman replaces her ailing husband in a poker game after he loses most of their money.
26.
Home Is the Hero (1961) as Director
27.
Patterns (1956) as Director
A replacement in a large corporation encounters loyalty and power struggles.

Producer (feature film)

28.
Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (1971) as Executive Producer
A sensitive Hollywood writer tries to talk a young down-on-her-luck actress out of suicide in this movie marking Mia Farrow's telefeature debut.
29.
A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966) as Producer
A pioneer woman replaces her ailing husband in a poker game after he loses most of their money.

Special Thanks (feature film)

30.
Wind (1992) as Thanks
Story set around the 1987 America's Cup yachting competition in Perth, Australia.

Director (special)

31.
Third and Oak: The Pool Hall (1989) as Director
A one-act play by Marsha Norman about the relationship between a young disc jockey as his father's best friend. The action takes place in a run-down pool hall which Willie is preparing to sell. His best friend's son, Shooter, stops by for what he thinks will be a friendly chat. In the next hour, sec
32.
Circus (1987) as Director
A small, family-owned circus struggles to maintain the images of glamour, fantasy and childhood dreams in a world of budgetary crunches and high-tech amusement parks.
33.
Down Home (1978) as Director
The story of Priscilla and Nate Simmons, a couple who move from Detroit to a small town in the south to find a more peaceful and meaningful life.
34.
Price, The (1971) as Director
The story, set in a condemned Manhattan brownstone, is a graphic portrait of bitter memories as seen through the eyes of two brothers who gather after sixteen years of separation to sell off the family heirlooms.
35.
Mirror, Mirror, Off the Wall (1969) as Director
When Max Maxwell, a writer with a sinking reputation publishes a dirty book under the pen name N.Y. Rome, he finds immediate success and a problem -- schizophrenia. The story relates Max's attempt to cope with his alter ego, Rome, when he suddenly appears and becomes visible only to Max.
36.
Brigadoon (1966) as Director
Tommy Albright and Jeff Douglas, two Americans lost in the Scottish moors, come across Brigadoon, a strange village that appears for one day every one hundred years. Their experiences in the mystical village and Tommy's romance with Fiona MacLaren is the focal point of the 1947 musical by Alan Jay
37.
Farmer's Daughter, The (1962) as Director
The story, set in Washington, D.C., follows events in the life of Katrin Holstrom, a Swedish farm girl who comes to work as a housekeeper for Congressman Glen Morley.
38.
String of Beads, A (1961) as Director
The story of Gloria Winters, a young girl who buys a string of cultured pearls and the complications that ensue when she wears them to a lavish party and is mistaken for a woman of great wealth.

Cast (special)

39.
Rod Serling: Submitted For Your Approval (1995) as Interviewee
Profile of Rod Serling, screenwriter and creator of the television series, "The Twilight Zone."

Producer (special)

40.
Brigadoon (1966) as Producer
Tommy Albright and Jeff Douglas, two Americans lost in the Scottish moors, come across Brigadoon, a strange village that appears for one day every one hundred years. Their experiences in the mystical village and Tommy's romance with Fiona MacLaren is the focal point of the 1947 musical by Alan Jay
41.
String of Beads, A (1961) as Producer
The story of Gloria Winters, a young girl who buys a string of cultured pearls and the complications that ensue when she wears them to a lavish party and is mistaken for a woman of great wealth.

Director (TV Mini-Series)

42.
Seize the Day (1987) as Director

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