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George Axelrod

George Axelrod

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Also Known As: Died: June 21, 2003
Born: June 9, 1922 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
The Secret Life of an American Wife (1968) as Director
An insecure housewife has an affair with a well-known cinema actor, in order to prove to her husband that she's still a desireable woman.
2.
Lord Love a Duck (1966) as Director
A high-school misfit devotes his life to turning a bubbly blonde into a social success.

Cast (feature film)

3.
Next Best Thing, The (2000) as Bel Air Man
Abbie Reynolds is a Los Angeles yoga instructor who is approaching 40 and has been burned by too many past relationships. Robbie Whitaker is a gay, aging Hollywood playboy who works as a gardener and has become Abbie's best friend. Their relationship takes a different turn when, after the funeral

Writer (feature film)

4.
Manchurian Candidate, The (2004) as Source Material (From Original Screenplay)
U.S. Army Major Bennett Marco can't sleep at night--and he doesn't want to. Marco spends his days giving inspiring speeches about his platoon's ambush in the Kuwaiti desert and the heroics of Sergeant Raymond Shaw, who won the Medal of Honor for saving Marco's crew. But at night, Marco's dreamlike memories of the desert turn sinister and terrifying. And Marco privately wonders whether the two soldiers who died in the firefight might have met darker fates than officially recorded--and whether Shaw might not be the glorious hero that everyone thinks he is. When Shaw takes the national stage as a surefire candidate for vice president--under the thumb of his controversial mother, Senator Eleanor Prentiss Shaw--Marco is forced to act on his growing suspicions. With military officials questioning his sanity, and the net of security tightening around Shaw, Marco races to probe deeper into the unimaginable, shocking truth before the White House is won.
5.
Fourth Protocol, The (1987) as Screenplay Adaptation
The Fourth Protocol is a top secret agreement between the United States, Great Britain, and Russia to stop smuggling nuclear weapons. But some rogue spies are intent on defying the agreement and destroying NATO in the process. British agent John Preston begins to notice nuclear weapons components coming into the country and is suspicious, but he can't convince his superiors, who assume he is simply displaying Cold War anti-communist paranoia. So Preston starts collecting clues to solve the mystery of who is attempting to break the Fourth Protocol.
6.
Holcroft Covenant, The (1985) as Screenwriter
An ex-Nazi dies and leaves a fourtune, and his son must track it down.
7.
Lady Vanishes, The (1979) as Screenwriter
On an express train travelling through pre-World War II Germany, American heiress Amanda Kelly (Cybill Shepherd) befriends a cute old nanny, Miss Froy (Angela Lansbury). But when Miss Froy disappears, everyone Amanda questions denies having ever seen her. Eventually Amanda persuades American photographer Robert Condon (Elliot Gould) to help her search the train, during which they discover that Miss Froy wasn't quite what she seemed.
8.
The Secret Life of an American Wife (1968) as Screenwriter
An insecure housewife has an affair with a well-known cinema actor, in order to prove to her husband that she's still a desireable woman.
9.
Lord Love a Duck (1966) as Screenwriter
A high-school misfit devotes his life to turning a bubbly blonde into a social success.
10.
How To Murder Your Wife (1965) as Screenwriter
After marrying while drunk, a cartoonist puts his murderous fantasies into his work.
11.
Paris When It Sizzles (1964) as Screenwriter
A Hollywood producer hires a beautiful secretary to keep his drunken screenwriter on track.
12.
The Manchurian Candidate (1962) as Screenwriter
A Korean War hero doesn't realize he's been programmed to kill by the enemy.
13.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) as Screenwriter
A young writer gets caught up in a party girl's carefree existence.
14.
Bus Stop (1956) as Screenwriter
An innocent cowboy kidnaps a small-time singer with whom he's infatuated.
15.
The Seven Year Itch (1955) as Screenwriter
A married man whose wife is on vacation falls for the blonde bombshell upstairs.
16.
Phffft (1954) as Story and Screenplay
A couple divorce but can't stop getting mixed up in each other's lives.

Producer (feature film)

17.
The Secret Life of an American Wife (1968) as Producer
An insecure housewife has an affair with a well-known cinema actor, in order to prove to her husband that she's still a desireable woman.
18.
Lord Love a Duck (1966) as Producer
A high-school misfit devotes his life to turning a bubbly blonde into a social success.
19.
How To Murder Your Wife (1965) as Producer
After marrying while drunk, a cartoonist puts his murderous fantasies into his work.
20.
Paris When It Sizzles (1964) as Producer
A Hollywood producer hires a beautiful secretary to keep his drunken screenwriter on track.
21.
The Manchurian Candidate (1962) as Producer
A Korean War hero doesn't realize he's been programmed to kill by the enemy.

Production Companies (feature film)

22.
Paris When It Sizzles (1964) as Company
A Hollywood producer hires a beautiful secretary to keep his drunken screenwriter on track.

Cast (special)

23.
Jayne Mansfield: Love and Kisses (1994) as Interviewee
Profile of Jayne Mansfield, Hollywood starlet of the 1950's. Includes interviews with her ex-husbands and co-stars.

Writer (special)

24.
Goodbye Charlie (1985) as Play As Source Material
While hang-gliding over a river in New Jersey, Charlie Sorrel, a womanizing ad agency vice president, drowns when he crashes into the water. Shortly after, a beautiful amnesiac appears at the door of George Erskine, an ad agency writer and Charlie's best friend. Soon, the woman realizes that she is
25.
All in Fun (1952) as Writer
A half-hour program of music and song.

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