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Larry Gelbart

Larry Gelbart

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Also Known As: Died: September 11, 2009
Born: February 25, 1928 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (1998)
This American Film Institute special covers the full spectrum of American movie making from westerns to musicals focussing on the top 100 films chosen by the AFI including Psycho, On the Waterfront, E.T. - The extra-terrestrial, West Side Story, Citizen Kane, 2001, and many others.

Writer (feature film)

2.
And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003) as Writer
Based on the true story of Mexican General Francisco "Pancho" Villa and his outrageous offer to Hollywood filmmakers in 1914 to make a movie of his life as Mexican General fighting the government. In exchange, he gained publicity and the money he made went to fund his war efforts.
3.
Bedazzled (2000) as Screenwriter
A socially inept computer geek strikes a deal with the devil to win over a woman.
4.
Weapons of Mass Distraction (1997) as Screenwriter
Two media moguls battle over ownership of a pro football team.
5.
Nutty Professor, The (1996) as Screenwriter
For Professor Sherman Klump, being the big man on campus wasn't all it's cracked up to be. His body was disproportionate. His family was dysfunctional. And his love life was disastrous. Having tried everything--diets, exercise and weight loss experts--in an unsuccessful attempt to shed some of his 400 pounds, Sherman Klump invents a revolutionary fat gene formula. Testing it on himself, he discovers he's no longer the man he used to be; in fact, he's only half the man he used to be. With one swig, the gentle, painfully shy academic is transformed into the swaggering Casanova, Buddy Love--an irresistible ladies' man who can talk his way out of any predicament. This new personality gives Sherman the confidence to pursue the chemistry department's beautiful new professor, Carla Purty. Indeed everything, to Sherman's utter amazement, is beyond his most perfect dreams--until he discovers that his long-lasting creation is actually an unstable substance that can wear off at any time.
6.
Barbarians At the Gate (1993) as Screenwriter
The story of the record-setting $25 billion leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco, and the effect of the move on employees.
7.
Mastergate (1992)
An adaptation of Larry Gelbart's play about the U.S. Senate Watergate hearings in 1973-74. In this political satire, it is alleged that government functionaries used a Hollywood studio to funnel money to right-wing guerrillas.
8.
Mastergate (1992) as Adaptation
An adaptation of Larry Gelbart's play about the U.S. Senate Watergate hearings in 1973-74. In this political satire, it is alleged that government functionaries used a Hollywood studio to funnel money to right-wing guerrillas.
9.
Mastergate (1992) as Screenwriter
An adaptation of Larry Gelbart's play about the U.S. Senate Watergate hearings in 1973-74. In this political satire, it is alleged that government functionaries used a Hollywood studio to funnel money to right-wing guerrillas.
10.
Blame It On Rio (1984) as Screenwriter
A middle-aged man engages in a secret romance with his best friend's grown daughter while the three are vacationing in Rio.
11.
Tootsie (1982) as From Story
An unemployed actor masquerades as a woman to win a soap-opera role.
12.
Tootsie (1982) as Screenwriter
An unemployed actor masquerades as a woman to win a soap-opera role.
13.
Neighbors (1981) as Screenwriter
Obnoxious swingers Vic and Ramona move in next door to suburban squares Earl and Enid.
14.
Rough Cut (1980) as Screenwriter
15.
Movie Movie (1978) as Screenwriter
This parody of a typical 1930s double bill features two movies. The first is the black-and-white "Dynamite Fists" which tells the story of a boxer named Joey, his gruff but lovable manager, a gangster who tests Joey's loyalty to his manager, and the girl who is used as bait in the test. This is foll
16.
Oh, God! (1977) as Screenwriter
A grocer is selected by God to help spread a message.
17.
A Fine Pair (1969) as Screenwriter
A detective gets involved with a beautiful jewel thief.
19.
The Wrong Box (1966) as Screenwriter
Two elderly brothers plot to kill each other for a fortune.
20.
Not With My Wife, You Don't! (1966) as Screenwriter
Two fliers during the Korean War compete for a beautiful Italian nurse.
21.
The Thrill of It All (1963) as Story
A doctor tries to cope with his wife's newfound stardom as an advertising pitch woman.
22.
The Notorious Landlady (1962) as Screenwriter
A junior diplomat in London falls in love with his landlady even though she's a murder suspect.

Producer (feature film)

23.
And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003) as Executive Producer
Based on the true story of Mexican General Francisco "Pancho" Villa and his outrageous offer to Hollywood filmmakers in 1914 to make a movie of his life as Mexican General fighting the government. In exchange, he gained publicity and the money he made went to fund his war efforts.
24.
Weapons of Mass Distraction (1997) as Executive Producer
Two media moguls battle over ownership of a pro football team.
25.
Blame It On Rio (1984) as Executive Producer
A middle-aged man engages in a secret romance with his best friend's grown daughter while the three are vacationing in Rio.
26.
The Wrong Box (1966) as Co-producer
Two elderly brothers plot to kill each other for a fortune.

Music (feature film)

27.
Movie Movie (1978) as Lyrics
This parody of a typical 1930s double bill features two movies. The first is the black-and-white "Dynamite Fists" which tells the story of a boxer named Joey, his gruff but lovable manager, a gangster who tests Joey's loyalty to his manager, and the girl who is used as bait in the test. This is foll

Cast (special)

28.
Patriot Act: A Jeffrey Ross Home Movie (2006)
Inspired by the passing of U.S.O. perennial Bob Hope, Friars Club roast-master Jeffrey Ross takes up an invitation to join the U.S.O. in their ongoing mission. Having just bought a new camcorder, he travels to Iraq and captures his rare experience on camera. Armed with nothing but that camcorder and
29.
Intimate Portrait: Angie Dickinson (2003) as Interviewee
Portrait of actress Angie Dickinson as told through interviews and archival footage.
30.
Brilliant But Cancelled (2002) as Interviewee
Documentary which focuses on critically acclaimed and beloved television shows that were cancelled before they had a chance to blossom on the air.
31.
M-A-S-H 30th Anniversary Reunion (2002)
Footage from the television show is coupled with a panel discussion by both cast and crew in this lookback on the beloved television series three decades later.
32.
Hail Sid Caesar!: The Golden Age of Comedy (2001) as Interviewee
Documentary that celebrates the comic genius of the performers and writers behind the historic television series "Your Show of Shows" and "Caesar's Hour." The program is a mix of interviews, archival footage and highlights of classic sketches. The documentary tracks how Sid Caesar put together the "
33.
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."
34.
College of Comedy With Alan King III, The (2001)
Alan King hosts his third university forum exploring the historical principles of stand-up comedy from Beckman Auditorium at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.
35.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs (2000)
The American Film Institute (AFI) reveals a list of the 100 funniest American films.
36.
70s: The Decade That Changed Television, The (2000) as Interviewee
A Museum of Television & Radio special that celebrates the 1970s, an era when television underwent sweeping changes, forever altering the medium.
37.
Neil Simon: The People's Playwright (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of playwright Neil Simon.
38.
Norman Jewison on Comedy in the 20th Century: Funny Is Money (1999) as Interviewee
A feature-length documentary on comedy in the 20th century. Using the hype surrounding the finale of "Seinfeld" as a launchpad, Norman Jewison explores the annals of comedy with a focus on its evolution and impact on society. From early radio shows to the slapstick humor of Milton Berle in the 1950s
39.
NYTV: By the People Who Made It (1998) as Interviewee
History of New York television as told through the collective voices of its celebrities and innovators. Interviews are supplemented by archival film clips from classic programs made in New York as well as scenes from shows currently produced in New York.
40.
Caesar's Writers (1996)
Sid Caesar and Carl Reiner, stars of 1950s television series, "Your Show of Shows" and "Caesar's Hour," reminisce with some of the shows' writers. The event was sponsored by the Writers Guild of America.
41.
Jackie Mason: An Equal Opportunity Offender (1996)
Documentary examining the career of standup comic Jackie Mason. Includes clips from his solo shows and interviews with friends and associates.
42.
American Television Awards, The (1993)
An awards special recognizing the top performances and programs seen on American television from April 13, 1992 to April 12, 1993, as determined by a survey of television critics, columnists and journalists.
43.
Bob Hope: The First Ninety Years (1993)
A gala special celebrating the 90th birthday of Bob Hope.
44.
Memories of M*A*S*H (1991)
A special highlighting the series "M*A*S*H" which aired on CBS from 1972 to 1983. Included are episodic footage and interviews with cast members and producers.
45.
58th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1986) as Presenter
Live coverage of the fifty-eighth annual Academy Awards ceremony.

Writer (special)

46.
Riding High (1977) as Writer
The story, set in Hollywood in the early '30s, relates the comic adventures of Lewis Tater, a fledgling screenwriter who takes a job as a stuntman with Tumbleweed Productions to make ends meet.
47.
If I Love You, Am I Trapped Forever? (1974) as Writer
The story of Alan Bennett, a devotedly non-conformist high school student beset by the pangs of unrequited love. In the pilot episode, Alan refuses to conform, and also pines for a girl he loves from afar.
48.
My Wives Jane (1971) as Writer
The misadventures of Jane Franklin, an actress married to a doctor who also portrays a doctor's wife on a television soap opera. In the pilot, Jane seeks to ease the tension her dual roles cause by convincing her husband that she can handle both careers -- actress and housewife -- efficiently.
49.
Eddie (1971) as Writer
The dealings of Eddie Skinner, a private patrolman in a posh residential area who manipulates both men and machines for his own profit.
50.
Opening Night (1962) as Writer
A series of blackouts and sketches featuring stars from various CBS programs.
51.
Four For Tonight (1960) as Writer
The program spotlights the talents of four performers.
52.
Best of Anything, The (1960) as Writer
A series of satirical comedy sketches, broadcast live, that spoof awards shows and ceremonies.
53.
Rosalind Russell Show, The (1959) as Writer
A musical revue that traces the changes in show business over the years.

Producer (special)

54.
If I Love You, Am I Trapped Forever? (1974) as Producer
The story of Alan Bennett, a devotedly non-conformist high school student beset by the pangs of unrequited love. In the pilot episode, Alan refuses to conform, and also pines for a girl he loves from afar.

Misc. Crew (special)

55.
To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th (1998) as Creative Consultant
Variety special honoring the State of Israel's 50th Anniversary.

Special Thanks (special)

56.
Caesar's Writers (1996) as Thanks
Sid Caesar and Carl Reiner, stars of 1950s television series, "Your Show of Shows" and "Caesar's Hour," reminisce with some of the shows' writers. The event was sponsored by the Writers Guild of America.

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