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Born: June 5, 1927 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Producer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Touch and Go (1986) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
After a street kid tries to mug a hockey star, the man befriends the boy and then falls in love with his mother.
2.
Country Music Holiday (1958) as Assistant Director
3.
The Strange One (1957) as 2nd asst dir
A military school student develops a destructive power over his fellow cadets.
4.
Mister Rock and Roll (1957) as Assistant Director

Producer (feature film)

5.
Experts (1989) as Executive Producer
The story of two best friends who unwittingly open a nightclub which turns out to be a training ground for Russian spys.
6.
Little Monsters (1989) as Supervising Producer
Just like in his dreams, a young boy discovers monsters living under his bed.
7.
Touch and Go (1986) as Production Executive
After a street kid tries to mug a hockey star, the man befriends the boy and then falls in love with his mother.
8.
Brainstorm (1983) as Production Executive
A scientist battles the military for control of a machine that records sensory experiences-including death.
9.
Strange Brew (1983) as Executive Producer
The screen debut of SCTV's beer guzzling MacKenzie brothers as they battle over a case of beer with a powerful brewmaster who is trying to take over the world.
10.
Stranger Is Watching, A (1982) as Associate Producer
Successful television news reporter Sharon Martin and her eleven-year-old daughther are kidnapped by a psychopath and taken to the catacombs underneath Grand Central Station. While the police scramble to rescue them and catch their abductor, the mother and child risk their lives in an attempt to escape.
11.
Fast Break (1979) as Associate Producer
When the coach of a Nevada college basketball team is unable to find any promising local talent, he gets some New York street kids to play for the school.
12.
Betsy, The (1978) as Associate Producer
The patriarch of a family-owned corporation hires a young race car driver to help him design a fuel efficient car in secrecy. They face resistance from the president of the company (the patriarch's grandson), who wishes to eliminate the motor car division because of bad blood between himself and his grandfather. During flashbacks, a parallel set of problems is revealed in the family's past, problems that persist into the present, and the race car driver gets deeper into the web of deception and corporate intrigue.
13.
King Kong (1976) as Executive In Charge Of Production
In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, this time an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Although a woman in the group tames Kong somewhat, he finally breaks loose and terrorizes the city, and as the military attempt to stop him, he falls to his death from the top of the World Trade Center.
14.
Leadbelly (1976) as Executive Producer
The life of Blues and folk singer Huddie Leadbetter, nicknamed Leadbelly is recounted. Covering the good times and bad from his 20s to 40s. Much of that time was spent on chain gangs in the south. Even in prison he became well known for the songs he had composed and sung during and before the time he spent there.
15.
Sleeper (1973) as Producer
After awaking from cryogenic suspension, a '70s man gets mixed up with a future revolution.
16.
"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex"* but Were Afraid to Ask (1972) as Associate Producer
In a series of vignettes, Woody Allen reveals the fools we all become in the name of sex.
17.
The Hospital (1971) as Associate Producer
A harried hospital administrator copes with rising costs, a seductive young woman and a serial killer.
18.
Bananas (1971) as Producer
A New York nebbish gets mixed up in a South American revolution to impress the woman he loves.
19.
Don't Drink the Water (1969) as Associate Producer
A tourist family is stranded behind the Iron Curtain.
20.
Take the Money and Run (1969) as Associate Producer
An incompetent criminal becomes the subject of a documentary.
21.
The Producers (1968) as Associate Producer
A Broadway producer decides to get rich by creating the biggest flop of his career.
22.
Pretty Poison (1968) as Associate Producer
A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.
23.
All the Way Home (1963) as Associate Producer
In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the tragedy, but slowly rise up from the ashes to face the hope of renewed life.
24.
Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962) as Associate Producer
A washed-up prizefighter tries to free himself from his ruthless promoters to build a new life.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

25.
Little Monsters (1989) as Production Manager
Just like in his dreams, a young boy discovers monsters living under his bed.
26.
Aloha Summer (1988) as Production Manager
Six boys from radically different cultural and economic backgrounds come together during 1959, the year Hawaii became the 50th State.
27.
Brainstorm (1983) as Production Manager
A scientist battles the military for control of a machine that records sensory experiences-including death.
28.
Betsy, The (1978) as Production Manager
The patriarch of a family-owned corporation hires a young race car driver to help him design a fuel efficient car in secrecy. They face resistance from the president of the company (the patriarch's grandson), who wishes to eliminate the motor car division because of bad blood between himself and his grandfather. During flashbacks, a parallel set of problems is revealed in the family's past, problems that persist into the present, and the race car driver gets deeper into the web of deception and corporate intrigue.
29.
The Hospital (1971) as Production Manager
A harried hospital administrator copes with rising costs, a seductive young woman and a serial killer.
30.
They Might Be Giants (1971) as Prod supv
They Might be Giants chronicles the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in modern day New York City. The fact that Sherlock Holmes (George C. Scott) is a psychotic paranoid and Dr. Watson (Joanne Woodward) is a female psychiatrist fascinated by his case is almost beside the point. Dr. Watson follows Holmes across Manhattan and is, against her better judgement, drawn into the master detective's world of intrigue and danger. This is a sweet, goofy and fairly romantic film that asks the questions "Who's reality is right...and does it really matter?"
31.
Take the Money and Run (1969) as Production Manager
An incompetent criminal becomes the subject of a documentary.
32.
Pretty Poison (1968) as Unit Production Manager
A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

33.
Made In Heaven (1987) as Unit Production Manager
Mike Shea left his small Pennsylvania town and to move to California. On the way, he rescues a woman her children from a river, dying in the process. After arriving in heaven, Mike falls in love with a girl named Annie, but she has to return to Earth and inhabit another body in order to earn her wings. Desperate to be with her, Mike is offered a deal: He can return to Earth and find Annie, but neither will remember each other, and they have thirty years to re-connect.
34.
Hiding Out (1987) as Unit Production Manager
After a 29-year-old bond trader testifies against a mob boss in court, his life is in danger. In order to hide from the mob, he conceals his identity and manages to pass as a 17-year-old student. He finds that life as a teenager has changed since he attended high school, but is adjusting well...until the gangsters see through his disguise and come to the school to kill him.
35.
Touch and Go (1986) as Unit Production Manager
After a street kid tries to mug a hockey star, the man befriends the boy and then falls in love with his mother.
36.
Back To The Future (1985) as Unit Production Manager
A young man travels into the past and almost keeps his parents from getting married.
37.
Strange Brew (1983) as Unit Production Manager
The screen debut of SCTV's beer guzzling MacKenzie brothers as they battle over a case of beer with a powerful brewmaster who is trying to take over the world.
38.
Stranger Is Watching, A (1982) as Unit Production Manager
Successful television news reporter Sharon Martin and her eleven-year-old daughther are kidnapped by a psychopath and taken to the catacombs underneath Grand Central Station. While the police scramble to rescue them and catch their abductor, the mother and child risk their lives in an attempt to escape.
39.
Fast Break (1979) as Unit Production Manager
When the coach of a Nevada college basketball team is unable to find any promising local talent, he gets some New York street kids to play for the school.

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