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Also Known As: Died: November 20, 2006
Born: February 20, 1925 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Prairie Home Companion, A (2006)
After 32 years, Garrison Keillor's radio variety show is coming to an end. Set on a rainy Saturday night in St. Paul, Minnesota, fans file into the Fitzgerald Theater to see "A Prairie Home Companion," a staple of radio station WLT, not knowing that WLT has been sold to a Texas conglomerate and that
2.
Company, The (2003) as Director
A tale centering on the Chicago ballet company--the difficult daily work, the intense pressures of performance, the richly textured behaviors of the dancers--whose professional and personal lives grow impossibly close.
3.
Gosford Park (2001) as Director
It is November 1932. Gosford Park is the magnificent country estate to which Sir William McCordle and his wife, Lady Sylvia, gather relations and friends for a weekend shooting party. They have invited an eclectic group including a countess, a World War I hero, the British matinee idol Ivor Novello
4.
Dr. T and the Women (2000) as Director
A gynecologist has a midlife crisis.
5.
Cookie's Fortune (1999) as Director
In a small Mississippi town, Cookie Orcutt discreetly kills herself in order to join her late husband. But her uptight daughter can't stand the idea of a suicide in the family, and rearranges the evidence to seem like murder. The investigation of the alleged murder reveals hidden secrets about the p
6.
Gingerbread Man, The (1998) as Director
Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has been stolen. Having had a few drinks, Magruder offers to give her a lift home, a decision that turns into a one night stand. R
7.
Kansas City (1996) as Director
In 1934, while the rest of the country was mired in the Depression, Kansas City thrived with gambling, prostitution, and jazz-filled nightclubs flourishing under the rule of city bosses and organized crime. On the eve of the municipal elections, a scrappy telegraph operator, Blondie O'Hara, has kidnapped wealthy Carolyn Stilton, a drug-addicted socialite wife married to an advisor to president Roosevelt. Blondie plans to swap Carolyn for her small-time gangster husband Johnnie who has been taken hostage by big-time gangster and club owner Seldom Seen. Robert Altman's riff on race, class, and power cross-cuts between the two kidnappings and the background of corrupt politics and virtuoso jazz music.
8.
Ready to Wear (1994) as Director
A collection of unconnected stories revolving around a fashion show.
9.
Short Cuts (1993) as Director
Episodic narrative based on nine short stories and one poem by the late Raymond Carver, detailing the longings and thwarted lives of a disparate group of individuals in contemporary Southern California.
10.
The Player (1992) as Director
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
11.
Vincent & Theo (1990) as Director
An exploration of the relationship between Vincent Van Gogh and his art dealer brother, Theo.
12.
Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, The (1988) as Director
An adaptation of Herman Wouk's drama about the trial of a Navy officer accused of unlawfully relieving his captain of command of their ship during a typhoon.
13.
Beyond Therapy (1987) as Director
Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during their second date. However, Bruce's bisexual, live-in lover does not want to share Bruce and is willing to do whatever it takes to keep him to himself.
14.
Aria (1987) as Director ("Les Boreades")
15.
O.C. And Stiggs (1987) as Director
(Com '85). Daniel H. Jenkins, Neill Barry, Paul Dooley, Jane Curtin, Jon Cryer, Ray Walston, Louis Nye, Tina Louise, Martin Mull, Dennis Hopper, Melvin Van Pebbles. In one of Robert Altman's most obscure films (rumor has it that the film sat on the shelf for years), two hyperactive teenagers make life miserable for a greedy insurance agent and his family during their summer vacation.
16.
Fool For Love (1985) as Director
Filmed adaptation of Sam Shepard's play about a cowboy and his too close relationship with his half-sister who shares a motel room with him.
17.
Secret Honor (1984) as Director
A filmed version of Donald Freed and Arnold Stone's one-man play wherein the disgraced Richard M. Nixon ruminates over his failed career and suggests that he was really nothing more than the puppet of a sinister "committee" seeking global power.
18.
Streamers (1983) as Director
19.
Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982) as Director
1975 in McCarthy, Texas inside of a five-and-dime store, a reunion takes place for the members of a local 1950s James Dean fan club. An odd assortment of women attend, revealing hidden secrets. Mona is a disturbed woman who, in the '50s, got a job as an extra on the Giant shoot and nine months later
20.
Health (1980) as Director
A group of health food enthusiasts are brought together at a convention.
21.
Popeye (1980) as Director
Popeye the sailor man goes to the seaside village of Sweethaven to look for his long-lost father, Poopdeck Pappy. While there, he falls in love with Olive Oyl, who is engaged to the bullying Captain Bluto, who works for a mystery man called the Commodore, collecting taxes. Popeye and Olive find a foundling who can predict the future, and name him Swee'Pea. The baby is kidnapped and taken out to the Commodore's ship, and when Popeye goes to the rescue, he learns that his Pappy is the Commodore. Bluto has tied Pappy up and is using Swee'Pea to help him find the old man's treasure. After Popeye learns the secret of gaining super strength by eating spinach, he and Bluto fight to the finish, the treasure is found, and Bluto ends up swimming out to sea.
22.
Quintet (1979) as Director
A nuclear holocaust has caused another ice age on Earth. A man named Essex and his pregnant wife are combing this desolate world looking his brother Francha and finally find him in a frozen city populated by survivors who spend their time playing a game called quintet. The mysterious game is similar
23.
Perfect Couple, A (1979) as Director
A member of a rock band and a shy man from a traditional Greek family meet through a dating service and fall in love.
24.
Wedding, A (1978) as Director
The wedding day of Dino and Muffin is more chaotic than anyone could have predicted. As the bishop is stumbling through their wedding vows, Dino's grandmother dies in a bedroom upstairs. This news is kept a secret from the two families who spend the reception fighting with each other, looking for s
25.
3 Women (1977) as Director
Shy, reclusive girl Pinky starts work at a solarium and becomes emotionally attached to her fellow worker, Millie. After an accident, the women seem to inexplicably swap personalities, and then return back to normal. A third woman, a local artist, prowls around on the periphery of the story.
26.
Buffalo Bill And The Indians, Or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976) as Director
While staging a Wild West show, Buffalo Bill is caught between a deposed Indian chief and the U.S. President.
27.
Nashville (1975) as Director
Country music stars get caught up in tangled affairs and an independent's political campaign.
28.
California Split (1974) as Director
A down on his luck gambler and a free spirit take an unscheduled gambling trip to Tijuana.
29.
Thieves Like Us (1974) as Director
A young bank robber falls for an innocent girl and starts planning an escape from crime and the law.
30.
The Long Goodbye (1973) as Director
Detective Phillip Marlowe investigates shady characters involved in a long-lost friend's murder.
31.
images (1972) as Director
A woman struggling with insanity can't tell reality from fantasy.
32.
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971) as Director
A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town.
33.
M*A*S*H (1970) as Director
The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor to keep their sanity during wartime.
34.
Brewster McCloud (1970) as Director
A mysterious boy living in the Houston Astrodome dreams of building himself a pair of wings.
35.
That Cold Day in the Park (1969) as Director
A sexually repressed, emotionally disturbed woman becomes obsessed with a young man she meets by chance. He plays along, as a lark. Their situation becomes increasingly darker as her obsession fades into psychosis. Realizing, finally, what he's dealing with, the young man seeks to extricate himself from the "relationship" only to find violence and tragedy awaiting.
36.
Countdown (1968) as Director
An astronaut takes a one-way voyage to the moon.
37.
The Delinquents (1957) as Director
When he's separated from the girl he loves, a teen turns to crime.
38.
The James Dean Story (1957) as Director
Film and television clips capture the career of the charismatic star who died tragically young.

Cast (feature film)

39.
Words In Progress (2004) as Himself
A look back at the past films and filmmakers that have shown and spoken at the Cannes film festival.
40.
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)
A look at Jerry Harvey and his creation, the Z Channel, the first pay cable network. The Z Channel launched in 1974 as California's first pay-TV service, showing two movies a week, and quickly became required viewing for Hollywood's elite and cinephiles alike.
41.
Frank Capra's American Dream (1997) as Himself
Documentary focusing on the life and film production of Frank Capra revealing an artist whose arrogant manner won the loyalty of several collaborators, producing films that conveyed an enduring vision of what America aspired to be.
42.
Hollywood Mavericks (1990) as Himself
A documentary about some of Hollywood's unorthodox film directors.
43.
Before the Nickelodeon: The Early Cinema Of Edwin S. Porter (1982) as Voice ("Jack And The Beanstalk" Promo)
A tribute to director Edwin S. Porter of "The Great Train Robbery" fame.
44.
Events (1970) as Bob
45.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) as RAF pilot
An accountant dreams of being a hero but finds it's not so easy in real life.

Writer (feature film)

46.
Gosford Park (2001) as Story By (Idea)
It is November 1932. Gosford Park is the magnificent country estate to which Sir William McCordle and his wife, Lady Sylvia, gather relations and friends for a weekend shooting party. They have invited an eclectic group including a countess, a World War I hero, the British matinee idol Ivor Novello
47.
Kansas City (1996) as Screenwriter
In 1934, while the rest of the country was mired in the Depression, Kansas City thrived with gambling, prostitution, and jazz-filled nightclubs flourishing under the rule of city bosses and organized crime. On the eve of the municipal elections, a scrappy telegraph operator, Blondie O'Hara, has kidnapped wealthy Carolyn Stilton, a drug-addicted socialite wife married to an advisor to president Roosevelt. Blondie plans to swap Carolyn for her small-time gangster husband Johnnie who has been taken hostage by big-time gangster and club owner Seldom Seen. Robert Altman's riff on race, class, and power cross-cuts between the two kidnappings and the background of corrupt politics and virtuoso jazz music.
48.
Ready to Wear (1994) as Screenwriter
A collection of unconnected stories revolving around a fashion show.
49.
Short Cuts (1993) as Screenwriter
Episodic narrative based on nine short stories and one poem by the late Raymond Carver, detailing the longings and thwarted lives of a disparate group of individuals in contemporary Southern California.
50.
Beyond Therapy (1987) as Screenwriter
Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during their second date. However, Bruce's bisexual, live-in lover does not want to share Bruce and is willing to do whatever it takes to keep him to himself.
51.
Aria (1987) as Screenplay ("Les Boreades")
52.
Health (1980) as Screenwriter
A group of health food enthusiasts are brought together at a convention.
53.
Quintet (1979) as From Story
A nuclear holocaust has caused another ice age on Earth. A man named Essex and his pregnant wife are combing this desolate world looking his brother Francha and finally find him in a frozen city populated by survivors who spend their time playing a game called quintet. The mysterious game is similar
54.
Quintet (1979) as Screenwriter
A nuclear holocaust has caused another ice age on Earth. A man named Essex and his pregnant wife are combing this desolate world looking his brother Francha and finally find him in a frozen city populated by survivors who spend their time playing a game called quintet. The mysterious game is similar
55.
Perfect Couple, A (1979) as Screenwriter
A member of a rock band and a shy man from a traditional Greek family meet through a dating service and fall in love.
56.
Wedding, A (1978) as From Story
The wedding day of Dino and Muffin is more chaotic than anyone could have predicted. As the bishop is stumbling through their wedding vows, Dino's grandmother dies in a bedroom upstairs. This news is kept a secret from the two families who spend the reception fighting with each other, looking for s
57.
Wedding, A (1978) as Screenwriter
The wedding day of Dino and Muffin is more chaotic than anyone could have predicted. As the bishop is stumbling through their wedding vows, Dino's grandmother dies in a bedroom upstairs. This news is kept a secret from the two families who spend the reception fighting with each other, looking for s
58.
3 Women (1977) as Screenwriter
Shy, reclusive girl Pinky starts work at a solarium and becomes emotionally attached to her fellow worker, Millie. After an accident, the women seem to inexplicably swap personalities, and then return back to normal. A third woman, a local artist, prowls around on the periphery of the story.
59.
Buffalo Bill And The Indians, Or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976) as Screenwriter
While staging a Wild West show, Buffalo Bill is caught between a deposed Indian chief and the U.S. President.
60.
Thieves Like Us (1974) as Screenwriter
A young bank robber falls for an innocent girl and starts planning an escape from crime and the law.
61.
images (1972) as Writer
A woman struggling with insanity can't tell reality from fantasy.
62.
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971) as Screenwriter
A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town.
63.
The Delinquents (1957) as Writer
When he's separated from the girl he loves, a teen turns to crime.
64.
Corn's-A-Poppin' (1956) as Screenwriter
65.
Bodyguard (1948) as Story
A cop on suspension is framed for murder.

Producer (feature film)

66.
Prairie Home Companion, A (2006)
After 32 years, Garrison Keillor's radio variety show is coming to an end. Set on a rainy Saturday night in St. Paul, Minnesota, fans file into the Fitzgerald Theater to see "A Prairie Home Companion," a staple of radio station WLT, not knowing that WLT has been sold to a Texas conglomerate and that
67.
Investigating Sex (2001) as Executive Producer
In the libertine bohemian circles of New England at the end of the 1920's, wealthy mentor Faldo assembles a circle of young men intent upon a curious goal: Purely academically, they intend to discuss sex, openly and without taboos. Two young stenographers- Alice and Zoe -are enlisted to record these
68.
Gosford Park (2001) as Producer
It is November 1932. Gosford Park is the magnificent country estate to which Sir William McCordle and his wife, Lady Sylvia, gather relations and friends for a weekend shooting party. They have invited an eclectic group including a countess, a World War I hero, the British matinee idol Ivor Novello
69.
Roads and Bridges (2000) as Executive Producer
This drama chronicles the complex and unexpected friendship of two men brought together on a road crew during one hot, divisive summer. Darryl, a black man who has endured a ten year struggle of chronic racism, is on the verge of a promotion. But when Johnson, an angry young Asian man, is assigned t
70.
Trixie (2000) as Producer
Numbed after witnessing a colleague's murder, security guard Trixie Zurbo accepts a laidback job at a lakefront casino, working undercover to nab pickpockets. Here, Trixie meets a colorful assortment of regulars, including Ruby, a glamorous young barfly and Dex, a raffish ladies' man. Later, in a ch
71.
Dr. T and the Women (2000) as Producer
A gynecologist has a midlife crisis.
72.
Cookie's Fortune (1999) as Producer
In a small Mississippi town, Cookie Orcutt discreetly kills herself in order to join her late husband. But her uptight daughter can't stand the idea of a suicide in the family, and rearranges the evidence to seem like murder. The investigation of the alleged murder reveals hidden secrets about the p
73.
Afterglow (1997) as Producer
A handyman with marital problems meets a housewife with the same.
74.
Kansas City (1996) as Producer
In 1934, while the rest of the country was mired in the Depression, Kansas City thrived with gambling, prostitution, and jazz-filled nightclubs flourishing under the rule of city bosses and organized crime. On the eve of the municipal elections, a scrappy telegraph operator, Blondie O'Hara, has kidnapped wealthy Carolyn Stilton, a drug-addicted socialite wife married to an advisor to president Roosevelt. Blondie plans to swap Carolyn for her small-time gangster husband Johnnie who has been taken hostage by big-time gangster and club owner Seldom Seen. Robert Altman's riff on race, class, and power cross-cuts between the two kidnappings and the background of corrupt politics and virtuoso jazz music.
75.
Ready to Wear (1994) as Producer
A collection of unconnected stories revolving around a fashion show.
76.
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994) as Producer
The story of Dorothy Parker and the famed Algonquin roundtable; a gathering of writers, actors and assorted folk at the New York hotel in the late 1920s and 30s.
77.
Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, The (1988) as Producer
An adaptation of Herman Wouk's drama about the trial of a Navy officer accused of unlawfully relieving his captain of command of their ship during a typhoon.
78.
O.C. And Stiggs (1987) as Producer
(Com '85). Daniel H. Jenkins, Neill Barry, Paul Dooley, Jane Curtin, Jon Cryer, Ray Walston, Louis Nye, Tina Louise, Martin Mull, Dennis Hopper, Melvin Van Pebbles. In one of Robert Altman's most obscure films (rumor has it that the film sat on the shelf for years), two hyperactive teenagers make life miserable for a greedy insurance agent and his family during their summer vacation.
79.
Lily in Love (1985) as Associate Producer
Fitzroy Wynn is a larger-than-life character, an actor with great talent with an ego to match. He has been starring in a long-running stage comedy written by his wife Lily. The play ends its run, and Lily's next project is a film which Fitz wants to star in, but he is wrong for the part of the young
80.
Secret Honor (1984) as Producer
A filmed version of Donald Freed and Arnold Stone's one-man play wherein the disgraced Richard M. Nixon ruminates over his failed career and suggests that he was really nothing more than the puppet of a sinister "committee" seeking global power.
81.
Streamers (1983) as Producer
82.
Health (1980) as Producer
A group of health food enthusiasts are brought together at a convention.
83.
Rich Kids (1979) as Executive Producer
12-year-old Trini Alvarado is going through a tough time because her parents are divorcing. But she is encouraged when she becomes friends with Jeremy Levy whose parents divorced years ago. Jeremy tells Trini that there are some advantages of being a child of divorce and makes such a convincing argument that he almost begins to believe it himself.
84.
Perfect Couple, A (1979) as Producer
A member of a rock band and a shy man from a traditional Greek family meet through a dating service and fall in love.
85.
Quintet (1979) as Producer
A nuclear holocaust has caused another ice age on Earth. A man named Essex and his pregnant wife are combing this desolate world looking his brother Francha and finally find him in a frozen city populated by survivors who spend their time playing a game called quintet. The mysterious game is similar
86.
Wedding, A (1978) as Producer
The wedding day of Dino and Muffin is more chaotic than anyone could have predicted. As the bishop is stumbling through their wedding vows, Dino's grandmother dies in a bedroom upstairs. This news is kept a secret from the two families who spend the reception fighting with each other, looking for s
87.
Remember My Name (1978) as Producer
Construction worker Neil Curry is living happily with his wife Barbara in the suburbs until one day during the holiday season when their house is vandalized by someone who apparently has been stalking them. The stalker is Emily, Neil's mentally disturbed ex-wife who has just been released from prison where she was serving time for murder. The break in is Emily's first attempt to get revenge for past grievances with Neil, who she also wants to win back.
88.
The Late Show (1977) as Producer
An aging private eye hooks up with a Hollywood eccentric to investigate his partner's murder.
89.
3 Women (1977) as Producer
Shy, reclusive girl Pinky starts work at a solarium and becomes emotionally attached to her fellow worker, Millie. After an accident, the women seem to inexplicably swap personalities, and then return back to normal. A third woman, a local artist, prowls around on the periphery of the story.
90.
Welcome To L.A. (1976) as Producer
Keith Carradine, Sally Kellerman, Geraldine Chaplin, Harvey Keitel, Lauren Hutton, Viveca Lindfors, Sissy Spacek, Denver Pyle, John Considine, Allan Nicholls, Diahann Abbott. Contemporary relationships in Los Angeles, 'the city of the one night stands', are examined in this loosely structured social satire directed by Alan Rudolph (CHOOSE ME) and produced by Robert Altman. The impressive cast includes Keith Carradine as a cynical songwriter and Geraldine Chaplin as a hypochondriac who spends her days in taxis and answers phone calls in the hope that they're wrong numbers. The music score by Richard Baskin may affect your viewing pleasure.
91.
Buffalo Bill And The Indians, Or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976) as Producer
While staging a Wild West show, Buffalo Bill is caught between a deposed Indian chief and the U.S. President.
92.
Nashville (1975) as Producer
Country music stars get caught up in tangled affairs and an independent's political campaign.
93.
California Split (1974) as Producer
A down on his luck gambler and a free spirit take an unscheduled gambling trip to Tijuana.
94.
The Delinquents (1957) as Producer
When he's separated from the girl he loves, a teen turns to crime.
95.
The James Dean Story (1957) as Producer
Film and television clips capture the career of the charismatic star who died tragically young.

Music (feature film)

96.
Gosford Park (2001) as Song ("The Way It'S Meant To Be")
It is November 1932. Gosford Park is the magnificent country estate to which Sir William McCordle and his wife, Lady Sylvia, gather relations and friends for a weekend shooting party. They have invited an eclectic group including a countess, a World War I hero, the British matinee idol Ivor Novello
97.
Nashville (1975)
Country music stars get caught up in tangled affairs and an independent's political campaign.
98.
Nashville (1975)
Country music stars get caught up in tangled affairs and an independent's political campaign.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

99.
Gosford Park (2001)
It is November 1932. Gosford Park is the magnificent country estate to which Sir William McCordle and his wife, Lady Sylvia, gather relations and friends for a weekend shooting party. They have invited an eclectic group including a countess, a World War I hero, the British matinee idol Ivor Novello
100.
Gosford Park (2001)
It is November 1932. Gosford Park is the magnificent country estate to which Sir William McCordle and his wife, Lady Sylvia, gather relations and friends for a weekend shooting party. They have invited an eclectic group including a countess, a World War I hero, the British matinee idol Ivor Novello
101.
Moderns, The (1988) as Assistance
A stylized look at 1920s Paris.

Special Thanks (feature film)

102.
Breakfast of Champions (1999) as Special Thanks
Dwayne Hoover, the most respected business man in Midland City, is on the verge of a nervous breakdown- yet his identity as the leader of the town's financial empire continues to flourish as he slowly descends from semi-sanity into madness. At the same time, Kilgore Trout, a misunderstood, impoveris
103.
Bob Roberts (1992) as Very Special Thanks
Story about the cultural hysteria surrounding a right-wing folk-singer-turned-politician who runs for the Senate in Pennsylvania. Ultimately, his campaign is tarnished by reports of corruption.

Director (special)

104.
Robert Altman's Jazz '34 (1997) as Director
Twenty-one period-garbed contemporary musicians play jazz classics on the Hey Hey Club set re-created for Robert Altman's fiction feature "Kansas City" (USA/1996).
105.
Black and Blue (1993) as Director
A broadcast of the Tony-winning Broadway musical revue of 1920s and '30s jazz and blues, "Black and Blue."
106.
Real McTeague: A Synthesis of Forms, The (1993) as Director; Stage Director ("Mcteague")
Robert Altman's perspective on Frank Norris' novel "McTeague," a turn-of-the-century tale of a simple dentist and his wife whose lives are destroyed by a bag of gold. Includes passages from the novel, read by Studs Terkel; scenes from composer William Bolcom's music-drama, a 1992 world premiere at L
107.
Tanner '88: The Reality Check (1988) as Director
The eleventh episode of a limited series which provides a satiric look at the campaign of Jack Tanner, a fictional candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. In this episode, creditors descend on Tanner's Atlanta campaign headquarters, as campaign manager T.J. Cavanaugh steps out on the
108.
Tanner '88: Night of the Twinkies (1988) as Director
The third part of a limited series which provides a satiric look at the campaign of a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. In this episode, Jack Tanner's race for the presidency is picking up momentum after a surprising third place finish on Super Tuesday. However, the Democratic hopeful discove
109.
Tanner '88: The Girlfriend Factor (1988) as Director
This episode in the "Tanner '88" series finds Jack Tanner bringing his campaign to his home state of Michigan, and there he encounters renewed controversy.
110.
Tanner '88: Moonwalker and Bookbag (1988) as Director
The fourth part of a limited series which provides a satiric look at the campaign of a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. In this episode, Tanner is attempting to rebound from a split with a politically influential southern minister. Forced to resort to stern measures, he freezes his media dir
111.
Tanner '88: Bagels With Bruce (1988) as Director
The fifth episode of a limited series which provides a satiric look at the campaign of a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. Tanner is arrested at a South African embassy demonstration, and he meets with former real-life candidate Bruce Babbitt to discuss the ups and downs of running for the pre
112.
Tanner '88: Something Borrowed, Something New (1988) as Director
This segment of the "Tanner '88" series finds Jack Tanner preparing for the Democratic convention in Atlanta and second thoughts cool a major celebration as Tanner gets ready for this ultimate contest.
113.
Tanner '88: The Great Escape (1988) as Director
The seventh episode of a limited series which provides a satiric look at the campaign of a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. Jack Tanner's private life comes under scrutiny as he continues his bid for the White House.
114.
Tanner '88: Child's Play (1988) as Director
The sixth segment of a limited series which provides a satiric look at the campaign of a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. In "Child's Play," Tanner tries to sharpen his public image.
115.
Tanner '88: For Real (1988) as Director
The second part of a limited series providing a satiric look at the campaign of a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. In this segment, candidate Tanner's "reality-based" television campaign has succeeded. He surges ahead in the pols and as a measure of its success, his organization learns that t
116.
Tanner '88: The Boiler Room (1988) as Director
The tenth episode of the limited series "Tanner 88," which provides a satiric look at the campaign of Jack Tanner, a fictional candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. In this segment, time is running out for the former congressman. The Democratic convention is almost certain to give D
117.
Tanner '88: The Dark Horse (1988) as Director
The first part of a limited series which provides a realistic look at the current political scene by focusing on candidate Jack Tanner, who hits the campaign trail to capture the Democratic presidential nomination.
118.
Dumb Waiter, The (1987) as Director
A drama adapted from Harold Pinter's two-character, one-act play about two hitmen waiting for their prey in the basement of an old house. The two bicker amongst themselves, discuss their profession, and receive enigmatic messages from the building's dumbwaiter.
119.
Room, The (1987) as Director
A dramatization, taken directly from Harold Pinter's one-act play, about the uncontrollable rage, followed by blinding terror, which occurs when a frightened woman's home is invaded by a mysterious young couple, a shaken landlord and an ominous blind man with a message.
120.
Laundromat, The (1985) as Director
Two troubled women with the same last name meet at a laundromat and exchange personal histories while coming to terms with the men in their lives.
121.
Walk in the Night, A (1968) as Director
The exploits of James Van Ducci, the head of the Great Lakes Interstate Bureau, a Chicago-based investigative organization. Van Ducci and his team search for a Swedish sailor who jumped ship -- unaware that his suitcase contains a bomb that is set to detonate in a matter of hours.
122.
County General (1962) as Director
The story, set in Colorado, follows the work of Paul Larson, a doctor at County General Hospital. In the pilot episode, Larson attempts to help a frightened young boy who won't talk, and who is apparently lost.
123.
Sam Hill (1961) as Director
The story, set in 1864, relates the adventures of Sam Hill, a traveling blacksmith of legendary strength who roams throughout the West with only a knife and a hammer. In the pilot episode, Sam tries to protect a piece of land he owns from a colonel who is seeking to buy it--at any cost.

Cast (special)

124.
Decade Under the Influence, A (2003) as Himself
The 1970s was an extraordinary time of rebellion, of questioning every accepted idea: political activism, hedonism, protests, the sexual revolution, the women's movement, the civil rights movement, the music revolution, rage and liberation. Every standard by which we set our social and cultural cloc
125.
Anatomy of a Scene: Gosford Park (2002) as Interviewee
The program looks at the creative process as filmmaker Robert Altman, along with cast and crew, dissect the making of their film "Gosford Park."
126.
Intimate Portrait: Lee Grant (2001) as Interviewee
Portrait of Lee Grant, an actor who was sidelined by the McCarthy blacklist for 12 years. After returning to acting (she received the Best Actress Academy Award for her performance in Warren Beatty's 1975 film "Shampoo"), she turned to directing award-winning dramas and social documentaries.
127.
History Vs. Hollywood (2001) as Interviewee ("M*A*S*H*")
Documentary that reveals the true stories behind the people and events portrayed in the films "M*A*S*H*," "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "Patton" and "French Connection."
128.
Remembering MASH: The 30th Anniversary Cast and Crew Reunion (2001)
On July 22, 2000 the Fox Movie Channel presented director Robert Altman with its annual "Fox Legacy Award" and presented a 30th anniversary screening of Altman's classic anti-war film "MASH" during a reunion of the film's cast and crew at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Following the screening
129.
10th Annual IFP Gotham Awards, The (2000)
Coverage of the 10th annual Gotham Awards, honoring the best New York City independent filmmakers, telecast from the Chelsea Piers.
130.
20th Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary chronicling the greatest film hits from 20th Century Fox from the 1960s to the present. Includes interviews with actors and filmmakers.
131.
Robert Downey, Jr.: The E! True Hollywood Story (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Robert Downey Jr.
132.
Freud's Interpretation of Dreams (1996) as Interviewee
Documentary on Sigmund Freud's famous work, "Interpretation of Dreams." The special incorporates a series of dream sequence reenactments and stock footage of Freudian art to explore Freud's ideas about dreams, religion, creativity and the unconscious motivation underlying human behavior.
133.
52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, The (1995) as Presenter
Broadcast of the 52nd annual Golden Globe Awards, presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press for achievement in film and television.
134.
First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies, The (1995)
A retrospective of filmmaking over the past 100 years. Included are interviews with actors, directors and screenwriters, along with film clips and archival footage from current and past Hollywood productions.
135.
Luck, Trust & Ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver Country (1994) as Himself
A record of the making of Robert Altman's film "Short Cuts" (USA/1993), comprising interviews with Altman himself, his entire cast, various technicians on the project and Tess Gallagher, the widow and literary executor of Raymond Carver, on whose short stories "Short Cuts" is based.

Writer (special)

136.
Walk in the Night, A (1968) as From Story
The exploits of James Van Ducci, the head of the Great Lakes Interstate Bureau, a Chicago-based investigative organization. Van Ducci and his team search for a Swedish sailor who jumped ship -- unaware that his suitcase contains a bomb that is set to detonate in a matter of hours.

Producer (special)

137.
Robert Altman's Jazz '34 (1997) as Producer
Twenty-one period-garbed contemporary musicians play jazz classics on the Hey Hey Club set re-created for Robert Altman's fiction feature "Kansas City" (USA/1996).
138.
Tanner '88: Something Borrowed, Something New (1988) as Executive Producer
This segment of the "Tanner '88" series finds Jack Tanner preparing for the Democratic convention in Atlanta and second thoughts cool a major celebration as Tanner gets ready for this ultimate contest.
139.
Tanner '88: Bagels With Bruce (1988) as Executive Producer
The fifth episode of a limited series which provides a satiric look at the campaign of a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. Tanner is arrested at a South African embassy demonstration, and he meets with former real-life candidate Bruce Babbitt to discuss the ups and downs of running for the pre
140.
Tanner '88: The Great Escape (1988) as Executive Producer
The seventh episode of a limited series which provides a satiric look at the campaign of a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. Jack Tanner's private life comes under scrutiny as he continues his bid for the White House.
141.
Tanner '88: The Reality Check (1988) as Executive Producer
The eleventh episode of a limited series which provides a satiric look at the campaign of Jack Tanner, a fictional candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. In this episode, creditors descend on Tanner's Atlanta campaign headquarters, as campaign manager T.J. Cavanaugh steps out on the
142.
Tanner '88: The Girlfriend Factor (1988) as Executive Producer
This episode in the "Tanner '88" series finds Jack Tanner bringing his campaign to his home state of Michigan, and there he encounters renewed controversy.
143.
Tanner '88: Night of the Twinkies (1988) as Executive Producer
The third part of a limited series which provides a satiric look at the campaign of a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. In this episode, Jack Tanner's race for the presidency is picking up momentum after a surprising third place finish on Super Tuesday. However, the Democratic hopeful discove
144.
Tanner '88: Moonwalker and Bookbag (1988) as Executive Producer
The fourth part of a limited series which provides a satiric look at the campaign of a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. In this episode, Tanner is attempting to rebound from a split with a politically influential southern minister. Forced to resort to stern measures, he freezes his media dir
145.
Tanner '88: Child's Play (1988) as Executive Producer
The sixth segment of a limited series which provides a satiric look at the campaign of a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. In "Child's Play," Tanner tries to sharpen his public image.
146.
Tanner '88: The Boiler Room (1988) as Executive Producer
The tenth episode of the limited series "Tanner 88," which provides a satiric look at the campaign of Jack Tanner, a fictional candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. In this segment, time is running out for the former congressman. The Democratic convention is almost certain to give D
147.
Tanner '88: For Real (1988) as Producer
The second part of a limited series providing a satiric look at the campaign of a fictional U.S. presidential candidate. In this segment, candidate Tanner's "reality-based" television campaign has succeeded. He surges ahead in the pols and as a measure of its success, his organization learns that t
148.
Tanner '88: The Dark Horse (1988) as Producer
The first part of a limited series which provides a realistic look at the current political scene by focusing on candidate Jack Tanner, who hits the campaign trail to capture the Democratic presidential nomination.
149.
Room, The (1987) as Producer
A dramatization, taken directly from Harold Pinter's one-act play, about the uncontrollable rage, followed by blinding terror, which occurs when a frightened woman's home is invaded by a mysterious young couple, a shaken landlord and an ominous blind man with a message.
150.
Dumb Waiter, The (1987) as Producer
A drama adapted from Harold Pinter's two-character, one-act play about two hitmen waiting for their prey in the basement of an old house. The two bicker amongst themselves, discuss their profession, and receive enigmatic messages from the building's dumbwaiter.
151.
Walk in the Night, A (1968) as Producer
The exploits of James Van Ducci, the head of the Great Lakes Interstate Bureau, a Chicago-based investigative organization. Van Ducci and his team search for a Swedish sailor who jumped ship -- unaware that his suitcase contains a bomb that is set to detonate in a matter of hours.

Misc. Crew (special)

152.
Real McTeague: A Synthesis of Forms, The (1993) as Creative Supervisor ("The Real Mcteague")
Robert Altman's perspective on Frank Norris' novel "McTeague," a turn-of-the-century tale of a simple dentist and his wife whose lives are destroyed by a bag of gold. Includes passages from the novel, read by Studs Terkel; scenes from composer William Bolcom's music-drama, a 1992 world premiere at L
153.
Real McTeague: A Synthesis of Forms, The (1993) as Creative Supervisor ("The Real Mcteague"); From Concept ("The Real Mcteague"); Libretto ("Mcteague")
Robert Altman's perspective on Frank Norris' novel "McTeague," a turn-of-the-century tale of a simple dentist and his wife whose lives are destroyed by a bag of gold. Includes passages from the novel, read by Studs Terkel; scenes from composer William Bolcom's music-drama, a 1992 world premiere at L

Director (TV Mini-Series)

154.
Mata Hari (2002) as Director
True tale of the notorious WWI spy Mata Hari, an exotic dancer who was accused of being a double agent for France and Germany and was sentenced to death by a firing squad when captured by the French in 1917.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

155.
Mata Hari (2002) as Executive Producer
True tale of the notorious WWI spy Mata Hari, an exotic dancer who was accused of being a double agent for France and Germany and was sentenced to death by a firing squad when captured by the French in 1917.

Director (TV Mini-Series)

156.
Tanner on Tanner (2004) as Director
This sequel to "Tanner '88" revisits the original characters 16 years after Tanner ran for the 1988 presidential election as his daughter Alex is shooting a documentary about the current presidential race.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

157.
Tanner on Tanner (2004) as Executive Producer
This sequel to "Tanner '88" revisits the original characters 16 years after Tanner ran for the 1988 presidential election as his daughter Alex is shooting a documentary about the current presidential race.

Director (short)

158.
The Perfect Crime (1954)
This short film examines how excessive speeds, alcohol, and dangerous roads can all lead to "the perfect crime".

Writer (short)

159.
The Perfect Crime (1954)
This short film examines how excessive speeds, alcohol, and dangerous roads can all lead to "the perfect crime".

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