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William Hale

William Hale


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Director (feature film)

Demon Murder Case, The (1983) as Director
Demonologist Andy Griffith, psychic Cloris Leachman, and priest Eddie Albert join forces to exorcise a possessed youngster, Charlie Fields, after his sister's boyfriend (Kevin Bacon) commits murder while similarly under demonic possession. Harvey Fierstein (of "Torch Song Trilogy") provides the devi
One Shoe Makes It Murder (1982) as Director
Although filmed after "The Winds of War", this suspense drama marked Robert Mitchum's TV acting debut, as a down-and-out ex-San Diego cop who is hired by gambling kingpin Mel Ferrer (also the film's producer) to find his missing wife, who turns out to be a possible suicide. Angie Dickinson is a sha
Red Alert (1977) as Director
A suspense thriller about an accident at a nuclear power plant in which a mysterious breakdown causes a giant computer to erroneously detect escaped radiation and seal off the building, trapping fourteen technicians inside.
Stalk the Wild Child (1976) as Director
A young boy raised by wild dogs is found and taken to a university where an attempt is made to civilize him.
Killer Who Wouldn't Die, The (1976) as Director
A former cop who now operates a charter boat service following the unsolved bombing murder of his wife is called on to look into the killing of a close friend, an undercover agent, and ends up in Hawaii entangled in a network of intrigue and espionage. This pilot to an unsold series called "Ohanian"
Crossfire (1975) as Director
A cop-show pilot that failed with an undercover officer volunteering to get kicked off the force in order to infiltrate the underworld and learn who has been laundering money being used to corrupt city officials.
Great Niagara, The (1974) as Director
An offbeat Depression-era drama about an embittered old cripple whose obsession with conquering the river and the falls endangers his sons' lives by forcing them to challenge the waters in a barrel.
Nightmare (1974) as Director
A thriller involving a murder witness who, unable to convince police that the killer is in the apartment across the courtyard from his, realizes that he is the sniper's next target.
Journey to Shiloh (1968) as Director
Seven young Texans leave home to join the Confederate Army and in the process learn bitter lessons in life and death.
How I Spent My Summer Vacation (1967) as Director
An offbeat thriller (well received in Great Britain where it was shown theatrically under the title "Deadly Roulette") tells of a ne'er-do-well with an obsession that he is the victim of a conspiracy after compiling a dossier on the activities of a mysterious billionaire.
Gunfight in Abilene (1967) as Director
Fighting in the Civil War a man accidently kills his friend. Returning to Abilene after the war he finds his former sweetheart about to marry the brother of the man he killed. To pay his debt he not only refuses to win her back but takes the job of Sheriff, a job he doesn't want, when the brother asks him. Still haunted by the killing he refuses to carry a gun. But there is trouble between the ranchers and the farmers and when he finds the brother murdered he straps on a gun and heads after the killer.
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) as 2nd unit dir
All-star epic retelling of Christ''s life.
Lonnie (1963) as Director

Writer (feature film)

The Greatest Question (1919) as Story

Cast (special)

Murder in Texas: Hate on Trial, A (1999) as Interviewee
Examines the case of James Byrd Jr., an African-American who was murdered on June 7, 1998 by three white men in a truck. The program interviews, infiltrates and examines the white supremacy movement to which the suspects are believed to be linked. Interviews include the founders and leaders of the w

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