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Hillard Elkins

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Also Known As: Died: December 1, 2010
Born: October 18, 1929 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Producer ...


Producer (feature film)

In His Father's Shoes (1997) as Executive Producer
Young Clay Crosby is bereft when his father Frank succumbs to a fatal illness. When he puts on a pair of magical wing-tipped shoes that Frank bought in a mysterious shop, Clay is transferred back to 1962 and relives his father's life, experiencing firsthand such personal details as Frank's formative
To Dance With Olivia (1997) as Executive Producer
A couple's marriage falls apart after the accidental death of their young son. The father, a succesful lawyer, has moved on with his life, but his wife, Olivia, still spends all of her days in mourning. They reexamine their relationship when they become involved in the murder case of the young son o
Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story (1996) as Co-Executive Producer
Drama based on the true story of 1992 Olympic Gold medalist Gail Devers, who overcame Graves Disease to become the "fastest woman in the world."
Inside (1996) as Producer
Exposing the excesses of the South African police state under apartheid, a political drama which unfolds when Marty Strydom, an idealistic university professor from a prominent white South African family, is accused of conspiring to subvert the racist regime after attending an Amnesty International
Ray Alexander: A Menu For Murder (1995) as Co-Executive Producer
Television movie about a semi-retired San Francisco private detective, Ray Alexander, who works out of his down-home cafe. When a judge's mistress is accused of killing her lover, Alexander sets out to clear her name -- uncovering a conspiracy that threatens an entire Third World country.
Father For Charlie, A (1995) as Executive Producer
A black farmer in an Ozark Mountain town during the Depression finds himself compelled to care for a hostile 10-year-old boy who has been abandoned by his drunken, racist sharecropper father.
Ray Alexander: A Taste For Justice (1994) as Co-Executive Producer
The first in a series of television movies about a semi-retired San Francisco private investigator, Ray Alexander, who works for a famed criminal attorney from out of his restaurant. Alexander tracks down the hit-and-run killer of a prominent psychiatrist.
On the Streets of L.A. (1992) as Co-Executive Producer
A father and son who meet for the first time in prison are paroled into one another's custody.
Richard Pryor Live in Concert (1979) as Executive Producer
Richard Pryor is seen doing his stand up comedy act in his first concert film. The legendary comedian covers a variety of subjects, talks about his person life, does impersonations of other races, and gives his impressions of what various animals are thinking about.
Sammy Stops the World (1978) as Executive Producer
A man who sells coffee for a living gets his boss's daughter pregnant. This changes his life and eventually leads to his becoming a powerful business tycoon with no moral center.
Oh! Calcutta! (1972) as Producer
Based on the controversial off-Broadway musical comedy revue, "Oh! Calcutta! is a series of musical numbers about sex and sexual mores. Most of the skits feature one or more performers in either a state of undress, simulating sex, or both.
Alice's Restaurant (1969) as Producer
A young folksinger becomes a fugitive after dumping trash in the wrong place.

Production Companies (feature film)

A New Leaf (1971) as Company
A playboy squanders his wealth and must seek out a new source to maintain his idle rich lifestyle, namely marrying a rich woman and ... murdering her.

Special Thanks (feature film)

Rage in Harlem, A (1991) as Thanks
A beautiful woman takes off with a load of gold, after her gangster boyfriend is shot, not realizing that the rest of the gang is hot on her trail.

Producer (special)

Meeting, The (1989) as Executive Producer
A drama that speculates on what might have happened to the Civil Rights movement in the United States had Malcolm X and Martin Luther King joined forces. In a fictional meeting, set in a room at the Hotel Theresa in Harlem, the two black leaders explore their philosophies as they argue with each oth
Deadly Game (1982) as Producer
The story of Howard Trapp, an American salesman, who seeks shelter from a snowstorm at a remote Swiss mountain cabin and becomes involved in a deadly game of life and death with three eccentric, retired criminal lawyers who entertain themselves by conducting trials -- in Trapp's case, accusing him o

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Princess Daisy (1983) as Hilly Buur
This star-laden adaptation of Judith Krantz's best-selling novel follows the fortunes of the spirited daughter of a beautiful American movie star (Lindsay Wagner) and a dashing Russian prince (Stacy Keach), struggling to overcome her past -- the institutionalizing of her retarded twin sister and her

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