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Producer (feature film)

Pooch and the Pauper, The (2000) as Executive Producer
Television movie in which a rich dog and a poor dog trade places. The switch involves the President's American bulldog named Liberty and his street-wise twin Moocher, an expert at thwarting Sparks, the local Animal Control Officer. The two dogs find themselves walking in each other's paw-steps with
Music of the Heart (1999) as Co-Producer
Based on the true story of Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras and her passion for teaching. A single mother of two young children, whose husband left her for a family friend, leaves the security of her small hometown and moves to East Harlem and begins teaching violin to support her family. She didn't have e
Tourist Trap (1998) as Executive Producer
George Piper, a bored nine-to-five banker, is obsessed by the heroism of his great-great-great grandfather, Civil War veteran Jeremiah Piper. In an attempt to ignite a spark in his life while at the same time bringing his family back together, he rents a deluxe RV and plans a family vacation. With a
Fly Away Home (1996) as Executive Producer
Following the death of her mother, thirteen-year-old Amy is bundled off to the Ontario farm to live with her estranged father, Thomas, an artist/inventor who has shaped his environment to reflect his eclectic interests. One day, Amy''s travels through the farm''s woods lead to a discovery that touches her: a nest of orphaned goose eggs. She nurtures the eggs until they hatch and, since geese imprint on whoever they see first, Amy becomes Mother Goose. Seeing his daughter''s happiness, Thomas does not have the heart to deny her family of goslings. The young geese thrive but their idyll is disturbed when an officious wildlife officer tells Thomas that it is illegal to raise wild geese without clipping their wings. Thomas knows that nature will compel the geese to migrate south, but they''ve never learned to fly and with no other geese to show them how, they seem doomed. Thomas, however, has found a cause and decides to use his modest flying skills and hang glider experience to teach the geese to fly.
Unlikely Angel (1996) as Executive Producer
An angel who was a self-involved, small-time country singer in her lifetime, returns to Earth in order to earn her wings by uniting a family that is experiencing emotional upheaval during the Christmas holidays.
Kicking and Screaming (1995) as Executive Producer
Four male friends seem to be going through mid-life crises at the tender age of 22. This group is comprised of the struggling Grover, who's trying to justify having screwed up a wonderful relationship; the bemused Max who bides his time doing crossword puzzles and reminiscing about events before the
Father of the Bride II (1995) as Executive Producer
Still young at heart, and fully recovered after having been the "Father of the Bride," George Banks finally feels content. His wife Nina loves him as deeply as he loves her. his daughter Annie, and son-in-law Bryan, are happily married and each are responsible working adults. With his son Matty growing into a young man, and the mortgage to his dream house fully paid off, George feels he''s finally ahead of the game. And that''s when his life turns upside down. First Annie and Bryan unexpectedly announce they''re going to be parents. Then, a short while later, it''s Nina''s turn to make the same shocking speech to George. They too, are going to have a baby! George is reeling. He feels much to young to be a grandfather--and way too old to be a father again. And when Annie and Nina call on the flamboyant Franck Egglehoffer to coordinate their double baby shower, George seeks out his own unique way to cope with this ''90s style mid-life crisis.
I.Q. (1994) as Executive Producer
Set in Princeton, N.J. in the mid-1950s, the scientific genius Albert Einstein is cast in the role of a most unlikely Cupid when his brainy niece, Catherine, becomes engaged to an equally scholarly but conniving psychologist. Foreseeing a bleak future for Catherine if she goes through with the marri
Shining Through (1992) as Executive Producer
A legal secretary in the OSS offices becomes a spy in this World War II romance.
Straight Talk (1992) as Executive Producer
The story of a woman who leaves her small town for the city in search of fame and becomes a radio call-in therapist.
Stranger Among Us, A (1992) as Executive Producer
An undercover policewoman falls in love with a rabbi''s son while investigating a murder in New York City''s Hassidic community.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) as Executive Producer
Story about a very hip vampire who leaves Romania for the consumerism of America, and Buffy, "cheerleader by day, vampire slayer by night."
True Identity (1991) as Executive Producer
Comedy about an unemployed black actor who is made up to look like a white man in order to escape from a gangster who has confessed his identity to him in a moment of panic.
Father of the Bride (1991) as Executive Producer
A proud father faces wedding planners, florists and caterers as he prepares for his daughter''''s wedding.
Wild Texas Wind (1991) as Executive Producer
A country singer's dreams of stardom are shattered when she becomes the prime suspect in the investigation of her abusive lover's murder.
Jacknife (1989) as Executive Producer
Megs aka "Jackknife," a burned out Vietnam vet working as a car repairman decides to break out of his shell by reuniting with a few war buddies and remembering the blocked-out adventures they had in 'Nam.
Gross Anatomy (1989) as Executive Producer
An intelligent and charming young man tries to breeze through his first year of medical school.
Smoky Mountain Christmas, A (1986) as Executive Producer
A musical fairy tale about a country singer whose quiet Christmas holiday in her beloved home in the Smoky Mountains turns into an adventure when she becomes involved with seven orphans, a mysterious mountain man, and an evil witch.
Family Secrets (1984) as Executive Producer
A recently widowed mother, her advertising executive daughter, and her teenage granddaughter, reunite for an emotion charged weekend to close up the recently-sold family home, relive painful memories and resolve long-standing tensions. For this film, initially called "Mother's Day" (after the day on
Rhinestone (1984) as Executive Producer
Choices of the Heart (1983) as Executive Producer
The dramatization of the story of Jean Donovan, who evolved from a free-spirited college student to a deeply committed lay missionary, giving up her family, friends and finance to work on behalf of the poor in El Salvador. In December 1980, she and three Maryknoll nuns were slain by five members of
Miracle Worker, The (1979) as Executive Producer
Coming full circle, this television remake of the 1962 film tells once again about the relationship between young Helen Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan. Patty Duke Astin, who won her Academy Award for playing Helen Keller in the earlier version, here is cast as Anne Sullivan and received an Em

Special Thanks (feature film)

It's My Party (1996) as Special Thanks
Nick Stark is a Los Angeles architect graced with vitality, good looks, loyal friends, a thriving career, a down-to-earth attitude, and an irreverent sense of humor. Lately, however, Nick's vision and memory have been short-circuiting, and his headaches won't go away. Although he looks healthy, he h

Producer (special)

Neil Diamond... Under a Tennessee Moon (1996) as Executive Producer
Neil Diamond in concert from the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dolly Parton: Treasures (1996) as Executive Producer
Special featuring Dolly Parton in concert as she salutes her favorite songs and the songwriters and performers who made them famous.
Hazelle (1995) as Executive Producer
Trinidad-born, Brooklyn-bred comedienne/actress/writer Hazelle Goodman portrays a variety of different characters in this adaptation of her one-woman show, which illuminates the struggles and dreams of everyday people.
Neil Diamond: The Christmas Special (1993) as Executive Producer
Neil Diamond performs his own music, as well as traditional Christmas songs.
Michael Jackson in Concert in Bucharest: The Dangerous Tour (1992) as Executive Producer
A special with Michael Jackson in a concert performance from Bucharest, Romania, during his "Dangerous Tour."
Neil Diamond's Christmas Special (1992) as Executive Producer
Neil Diamond performs Christmas songs in informal settings, joined by choirs from around the country.
Yakov Smirnoff Live From Moscow... Idaho (1991) as Executive Producer
A stand-up comedy special starring Yakov Smirnoff. Taped at the University of Idaho at Moscow, this special completed the comedian's Moscow-to-Moscow World Tour.
Howie and Rose (1991) as Producer
A comedy pilot for an unsold ABC series. A wild radio personality is faced with the responsibility of taking care of his young niece after her mother is sent to prison.
Dolly Parton: Christmas at Home (1990) as Executive Producer
A Christmas special starring Dolly Parton from her home in Sevierville, Tennessee, where the singer/actress joins her family and friends for a holiday get-together.
Rick Ducommun: Piece of Mind (1989) as Executive Producer
A comedy special featuring comedian/actor Rick Ducommun in his first solo performance. Taped at Club Paradise in Los Angeles, Ducommun takes aim at some of America's most irritating problems and personalities.
Common Threads: Stories From the Quilt (1989) as Executive Producer
A documentary that tells the stories of five people who died from AIDS and how their loved ones came to terms with their loss through participation in the AIDS Memorial Quilt. The huge quilt, made by friends and relatives of people who have died of AIDS, has traveled throughout the United States to
Tidy Endings (1988) as Executive Producer
A dramatic special, adapted from Harvey Fierstein's Broadway play "Safe Sex," about the reconciliation that takes place when the male lover and ex-wife of a gay man who died of AIDS confront each other when they are forced to go through and divide his belongings.
Neil Diamond's Greatest Hits -- Live (1988) as Executive Producer
A concert special featuring pop star Neil Diamond singing his most popular tunes. Taped at the Aquarius Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
Andrew "Dice" Clay: The Diceman Cometh (1988) as Executive Producer
A special featuring comedian Andrew "Dice" Clay.
Pointer Sisters... Up All Night, The (1987) as Executive Producer
A special featuring the Pointer Sisters in an all-night musical tour of Los Angeles, featuring performances at some of the city's top clubs.
Bob Goldthwait -- Share the Warmth (1987) as Executive Producer
An "On Location" special featuring comedian Bob Goldthwait performing from the Bottom Line in New York City. His routines touch upon such subjects as the family unit, world affairs, and the music industry.
Paul Rodriguez: I Need the Couch (1987) as Executive Producer
An "On Location" special, featuring comic Paul Rodriguez in performance at the Armory for the Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The program includes a mix of street-smart stand-up and comedy video emphasizing Rodriguez's Hispanic-American heritage, and poking fun at such topics as the local police force
Neil Diamond... Hello Again (1986) as Executive Producer
A music special that offers a light-hearted view of the singer/songwriter's day, as Neil Diamond sings some of his hit songs, rehearses with Stevie Wonder, and fantasizes about what it would have been like to work with Carol Burnett on her TV show.
Whoopi Goldberg -- Direct From Broadway (1985) as Executive Producer
A one-woman comedy concert by comedienne Whoopi Golberg.
Patti LaBelle Show, The (1985) as Executive Producer
Patti LaBelle stars in her first special, welcoming guests from the worlds of music and comedy.
Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Together (1985) as Executive Producer
Grammy-winning superstars Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton headline this one-hour concert special taped at Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon. The show also features behind-the-scenes glimpses of the duo.
Kenny & Dolly: A Christmas to Remember (1984) as Executive Producer
A holiday musical special with Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.
Mac Davis Special: The Music of Christmas (1983) as Executive Producer
A holiday special mixing traditional hymns and carols with gospel and pop tunes.
Mac Davis 10th Anniversary Special: I Still Believe in Music (1980) as Executive Producer
A salute to Mac Davis on his tenth anniversary as a country-western entertainer.
Mac Davis -- I'll Be Home For Christmas (1980) as Executive Producer
A holiday variety special hosted by Mac Davis.
Paul Lynde Goes M-a-a-a-ad (1979) as Executive Producer
A comical salute to the people and things that annoy us all.
Paul Lynde at the Movies (1979) as Executive Producer
A comic look at movies as seen through the eyes of Paul Lynde (in the guise of movie buff Maurice Darlyrimple).
Paul Lynde Comedy Hour, The (1978) as Executive Producer
A comedy special in which the wishes of Paul Lynde and his guests are comically granted.
Cher... Special (1978) as Executive Producer
Cher hosts this musical special with two big names, one from country and one from rock.
Paul Lynde Comedy Hour, The (1977) as Executive Producer
An hour of music and comedy with Paul Lynde.
'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1977) as Executive Producer
A special, set in an American household of the 1890s, that relates the story of one Clark Cosgrove, as he struggles to keep his composure on Christmas Eve despite the fact that absolutely nothing is quiet in the house, not even the mice.
Mac Davis... Sounds Like Home (1977) as Executive Producer
An hour of music and comedy with country singer Mac Davis.
Mac Davis: I Believe in Christmas (1977) as Executive Producer
A holiday special in which Mac Davis recalls his childhood and his family's cherished Christmas customs.
Paul Lynde Halloween Special, The (1976) as Executive Producer
A comedy special trying to get mileage out of all the creaking, shopworn Halloween cliches.
Mac Davis Special, The (1975) as Executive Producer
An hour of country music, show tunes, and early '60s pop.
Mac Davis Christmas Special, The (1975) as Executive Producer
A holiday program of songs with country singer Mac Davis.

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