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Don Black

Don Black


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Cast (feature film)

The Dead March (1937) as British unknown soldier

Writer (feature film)

Gulliver's Travels (1977) as Screenwriter

Music (feature film)

Pirate Radio (2009)
In Britain 1966 recently expelled student, Carl has been sent by his mother to find some direction in life by visiting his godfather, Quentin. However, Quentin is the boss of Radio Rock, a pirate radio station in the middle of the North Sea, populated by an eclectic crew of rock-and-roll deejays. Li
Burn After Reading (2008)
At the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency in Arlington, Va., analyst Osbourne Cox arrives for a top-secret meeting. Unfortunately for Cox, the secret is soon out: he is being ousted. Cox does not take the news particularly well and returns to his Georgetown home to work on his memoirs and his drinking, not necessarily in that order. His wife Katie is dismayed, though not particularly surprised; she is already well into an illicit affair with Harry Pfarrer, a married federal marshal, and sets about making plans to leave Cox for Harry. Elsewhere in the Washington D.C. suburbs, and seemingly worlds apart, Hardbodies Fitness Centers employee Linda Litzke can barely concentrate on her work. She is consumed with her life plan for extensive cosmetic surgery, and confides her mission to can-do colleague Chad Feldheimer. Linda is all but oblivious to the fact that the gym''s manager Ted Treffon pines for her even as she arranges dates via the Internet with other men. When a computer disc containing material for the CIA analyst''s memoirs accidentally falls into the hands of Linda and Chad, the duo are intent on exploiting their find. As Ted frets, "No good can come of this," events spiral out of everyone''s and anyone''s control, in a cascading series of encounters.
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) as Song ("Born Free")
The Angels--Natalie, Dylan, and Alex--prepare to strike without warning as they go undercover to retrieve two missing silver bands. These are no ordinary rings. They contain valuable encrypted information that reveal the new identities of every person in the Federal Witness Protection Program. When witnesses start turning up dead, only the Angels, using their expertise as masters of disguise, espionage and martial arts can stop the perpetrator, a mysterious "fallen" Angel. Aided by their trusty colleague, Jimmy Bosley, the Angels'' adventure begins at a remote Mongolian outpost and ends only after Dylan is forced to face a dark secret from her past--a secret that puts the lives of her two best friends in danger.
Guy Thing, A (2003) as Song ("Born Free")
It''s his bachelor bash, his one final night to be a wild single guy, but Paul isn''t exactly the life of the party. Instead he''s determined not to do anything he can''t live with later--or tell his fiancee, Karen. That''s why it comes as such a shock when the phone rings the next morning and he wakes up to discover a lovely stranger named Becky in bed next to him with no clothes on. Worse yet, his mother-in-law-to-be is the one who is calling. Even worse, she tells him Karen is on her way over. Paul zooms into frantic action, shooing Becky out and desperately trying to rid the apartment of any evidence of wrongdoing--even though he can''t remember doing anything wrong. When Karen does arrive and asks him how his bachelor party went, Paul tells a teensy lie to cover up what may or may not be the truth. The teensy lie turns into a bigger one and Paul soon finds himself in an ever-escalating comedy of errors with no apparent way out--except up the aisle.
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Lily is an 11-year-old who leaves the city to visit her grandfather in the country but finds herself on a great adventure that leads to a meeting with the world's favorite steam engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, and the magical Mr. Conductor. The trio happen upon trouble in a special universe nestled
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Lily is an 11-year-old who leaves the city to visit her grandfather in the country but finds herself on a great adventure that leads to a meeting with the world's favorite steam engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, and the magical Mr. Conductor. The trio happen upon trouble in a special universe nestled
World Is Not Enough, The (1999) as Song ("The World Is Not Enough")
Sir Robert King, an oil magnate friend of James Bond (Agent 007), is murdered during a bombing at his M16 Headquarters. The tycoon''s only heir, the beautiful Elektra King, inherits billions of dollars worth of oil deposits in the Caspian sea--as well as some very unwanted attention. Elektra is threatened with the same deadly fate as her father, unless she changes the route of Sir Robert''s proposed pipeline. Feeling somewhat responsible for the death, as he was unable to fully secure M16 from the bomb, Bond takes on the role of bodyguard for Elektra. Now the world''s oil supply is in peril as 007 battles the assassin, Renard, a rabid anti-capitalist terrorist. He is a hateful, dying, psychopath who feels no pain, due to the fact that he lives with a bullet lodged in his brain. Renard is intent on using the resources of King Enterprises as revenge against his hated enemies at M16. Bond must race to defuse this international power struggle with the world''s oil supply hanging in the balance, aware that he''s the only man who can take the heat between a beautiful heiress, a malicious sociopath, and a world-threatening diabolical plan.
Lost World: Jurassic Park, The (1997) as Song ("Born Free")
A few years back, venture capitalist John Hammond figured out how to recreate dinosaurs from DNA fragments encased in ember. He started a company called InGen, which placed the genetically engineered dinosaurs in a theme park on an island in Costa Rica. But the Jurassic Park systems broke down shortly before it could open, the dinosaurs got free and had to be destroyed, and the island was closed to the public. In the aftermath, everyone involved moved quickly to quash the story. InGen wanted to limit its liability. The Costa Rican government wanted to preserve its reputation as a tourist paradise. And the individual scientists who had been hired as consultants on the project were bound by the nondisclosure agreement to remain silent. But as Dr. Ian Malcolm is about to find out something has survived.
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) as Song ("Surrender")
Someone is pitting the world''s superpowers against each other--and only the legendary James Bond (Agent 007) can stop it. When a British warship is mysteriously destroyed in Chinese waters, the world teeters on the brink of World War III--until 007 zeros in on the true criminal mastermind. Bond''s do-or-die mission takes him to Elliot Carver, a powerful industrialist who manipulates world events as easily as he changes headlines from his global media empire. After soliciting help from Carver''s sexy wife, Paris, Bond joins forces with a stunning yet lethal Chinese agent, Wai Lin. In a series of explosive chases, brutal confrontations and impossible escapes, including a motorcycle pursuit through Saigon, Bond and Wai race to stop the presses on Carver''s next planned news story--global pandemonium.
In & Out (1997) as Song ("With One Look")
Howard Brackett's high school English students are astonished. Is it really true that their favorite high school teacher may be gay? But hey, he can't be gay; he's about to get married! Then again, he also teaches the drama class and boy, does he love those Barbra Streisand records... It all happene
Freddie as F.R.O.7 (1992) as Lyrics
Prince Frederic is turned into a frog by his wicked aunt Messina and hired by British Intelligence to solve the mysterious disappearances of some of Britain's greatest monuments.
Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag, The (1992) as Song ("Born Free")
Story about a shy, dull librarian who searches for a little excitement by confessing to a murder that her husband/cop is investigating.
Krays, The (1990) as Song ("Walkaway")
The rise and fall of two of Britain's most famous gangster-brothers.
Moonwalker (1989) as Song ("Ben")
A hero from another world rescues a group of kidnapped children.
Blue City Slammers (1988) as Song ("To Sir With Love")
Comedy/drama revolving around a women's softball team in a small town in Ontario, Canada.
Worst Witch, The (1986)
A Halloween musical presentation, based on the popular children's book of the same name by Jill Murphy, about the headmistress of an international witches' academy attended by Mildred Hubble. The well-meaning but klutzy student must prove herself to her stern teacher, Miss Hardbroom, and the Grand W
Svengali (1983)
In this contemporary updating of the Svengali-Trilby story, filmed entirely on location in New York, Peter O'Toole is a volatile one-time musical stage star who now earns a living training singers and takes on young rock-and-roller Jodie Foster at the urging of her agent, Elizabeth Ashley, and his o
Honky Tonk Freeway (1981) as Song ("Diamond Trinkets")
A writer, a waitress, a nun and other motorists land in a desperate Florida mayor's tourist trap.
Nude Bomb, The (1980) as Lyrics ("You'Re Always There")
Ashanti (1979) as Song ("Don'T Lose The Feeling")
Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task...
Bitch, The (1979) as Songs ("The Bitch" "Pour Your Little Heart Out" "Just Like We Never Said Goodbye" "I Feel Lucky Tonight" "Dancing On The Edge Of A Heartache")
Real American Hero (1978)
Law-and-order Selma, Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser, the resourceful, club-wielding real-life folk hero whose career inspired three ultra-violent movies, returns to wage a relentless battle against a dapper local moonshiner in this TV feature. Brian Dennehy assumed the role played originally by Joe
Gulliver's Travels (1977) as Lyrics
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976) as Song ("Come To Me" "Until You Love Me")
After driving his boss to insanity, Inspector Clouseau has to stop him from destroying the world.
The Wilby Conspiracy (1975) as Lyrics ("All The Wishing In The World")
An African activist and an Englishman join forces to battle a corrupt government official in South Africa.
Love Among the Ruins (1975)
An outstanding, multi-award-winning romantic comedy, written especially for Hepburn and Olivier, acting together for the first time and each winning an Emmy Award. Hepburn plays an aging actress being sued for breach of promise and Olivier is a blunt barrister, her one-time lover, who must destroy h
Doc Savage: The Man Of Bronze (1975) as Lyrics
Doc and his team battle Captain Seas for control of a fabulous resource.
Paul et Michelle (1974) as Additional Lyrics
Paul and Michelle are two teenagers in love who deceide to live their love far away from their families. But the things become difficult when Michelle gets pregnant and is about to give birth to a child.
Tamarind Seed, The (1974) as Song Lyrics ("Play It Again")
Rival Cold War diplomats fall in love in the Caribbean.
Man with the Golden Gun, The (1974) as Song Lyrics
James Bond (Agent 007) must find the missing "Solex Agitator," a device that will harness the sun''s radiation and give awesome power to whomever possesses it. Also vying for the prize is Francisco Scaramanga, a world-class assassin who brandishes a distinctive golden gun. When 007 discovers he is to be Scaramanga''s next target, he is hurled into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse, continuing the search as he evades the killer on his trail. Bond must also contend with Scaramanga''s exotic lover Andrea Anders, and Nick Nack, whose small size belies his lethal abilities. Even as 007 enlists the aid of sensuous Mary Goodnight, he must overcome ferocious odds to survive an explosive showdown on Scaramanga''s remote island. His adventures draw him into a gripping boat pursuit, a wild automobile chase through Bangkok, and an unthinkable confrontation against an entire martial arts school.
Paul et Michelle (1974) as Additional Music
Paul and Michelle are two teenagers in love who deceide to live their love far away from their families. But the things become difficult when Michelle gets pregnant and is about to give birth to a child.
Walking Tall (1973) as Lyrics
Buford Pusser is a tough, Tennessee sheriff, determined to clean up gambling, moonshine whiskey, and prostitution in his town, and is known for using a big stick to smash things up when necessary. Eventually, the criminals in the town form an alliance against Pusser in an effort to take back the town, beating him up and murdering his wife. Now Buford Pusser is really mad...
Ben (1972) as Composer
A lonely boy befriends Ben, the leader of a violent pack of killer rats.
Diamonds Are Forever (1971) as Composer
James Bond fights diamond smugglers and blackmailers in Las Vegas.
First Love (1970) as Lyrics
Before the Russian Revolution, a teenage boy on vacation with his parents is attracted to the 21-year-old daughter of their neighbor. After becoming her youngest suitor, the boy endures his first heartbreak and also disillusionment with his father whom he learns has had an affair with the girl.
Goodbye Gemini (1970) as Composer
Unnaturally close twin siblings Jacki and Julian become enmeshed in the swinging London scene, where they attract the attention of the heavily endebted gambler Clive. Seeing a way out of his debts, Clive sets Julian up for a blackmail scheme, setting in motion a nightmarish sequence of events.
A Walk in the Spring Rain (1970) as Composer
When her husband moves them to a small farming town, a woman falls in love with a married neighbor.
In Search of Gregory (1970) as Composer
An heiress becomes obsessed with a mystery man she meets at her father''''s wedding.
Some Girls Do (1969) as Title Song Lyrics
British secret agent Bulldog Drummond takes on a band of murderous female spies.
The Guru (1969) as Composer
A British rock star travels to India with his hippie girlfriend to study the sitar with a master guru.
Run Wild, Run Free (1969) as Composer
Midas Run (1969) as Composer
The Italian Job (1969) as Composer
A stylish robber plans to steal a gold shipment.
True Grit (1969) as Composer
A young girl recruits an aging U.S. marshal to help avenge her father''''s death.
The Southern Star (1969) as Composer
An entertaining adventure based on a Jules Verne story about the ups and downs of jewel thieves in the wilds of Africa, circa 1900
Sinful Davey (1969) as Composer
Love complicates a 19th-century Scot''''s efforts to follow in his father''''s criminal footsteps.
Where's Jack? (1969) as Composer
A Matter of Innocence (1968) as Composer
Miss Poly decides to spend a few months with her wealthy spinster aunt as a traveling companion. While in India her Aunt's demise leaves her alone to persue her freedom and explore an arms length romance with a local boy. Tender, fun loving, and poetic representation of that transition from youth to young womanhood.
Boom! (1968) as Composer
A reclusive millionairess takes in a magnetic drifter with a thing for dying women.
The Party (1968) as Composer
An Indian actor turns a swank Hollywood party into a disaster.
The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1968) as Composer
The Asian warlord plots to destroy his archival in Scotland Yard.
Work Is a Four Letter Word (1968) as Composer
Hot Millions (1968) as Composer
A computer whiz and his pregnant girlfriend set out to rob a massive corporation.
House of a Thousand Dolls (1967) as Composer
The Long Duel (1967) as Composer
In 1920s India, a British police officer attempts to capture a tribal leader without bloodshed.
Born Free (1966) as Composer
A game warden and his wife face a wrenching decision when the lion cub they''ve raised becomes too big to keep.
Thunderball (1965) as Composer
James Bond hunts for stolen nuclear warheads in the Bahamas.

Visual Effects (feature film)

Dreamgirls (2006) as Spec eff tech
An unscrupulous promoter takes a girl group to the top but dumps their lead singer.

Cast (special)

62. Extremists on the Internet (2000) as Interviewee
A study of hate groups on the Internet. The program shows how the gospel of hate is being projected worldwide on the Web, more cheaply and effectively than ever before, attracting a new demographic of youthful followers. Many of the last decade's most infamous acts of domestic terrorism -- including

Music (special)

Roger Williams: Pop Goes the Ivories (1999) as Song ("Born Free")
Pianist Roger Williams and his five-member band perform from the Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis, Missouri.
Michael Crawford in Concert (1998) as Lyrics ("Love Changes Everything")
Performer Michael Crawford sings his favorite songs from the stage of the Cerritos Performing Arts Center in Orange County, California.
Tell Me on a Sunday (1980) as Lyrics
A one-woman concert, created expressly for television, in which Marti Webb portrays a young English girl living in New York and whose bittersweet love affairs are chronicled through song.

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