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Also Known As: Died: July 30, 2014
Born: January 22, 1924 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Budapest, HU Profession: Producer ...


Writer (feature film)

When the Circus Came to Town (1981) as From Story
In a fling at romantic comedy following all of the serious roles she played since the departure years before of "Bewitched," Elizabeth Montgomery is a Southern spinster who, after devoting her life to the care of her recently departed father, runs away from home, joins a flea-bitten one-ring circus,

Producer (feature film)

High Moon (2014)
A new life form is discovered on the moon, and factions compete to discover its secrets.
Baby Sellers (2013)
Carla Huxley, a well-respected, influential owner of a major U.S.-based adoption agency, helps prospective parents fulfill their dream of having a family. While presenting an innocent veneer of kindness and good intentions to her trusting clients, behind the scenes, Huxley functions as a ruthless in
Phantom, The (2010)
Based on the comic book series "The Phantom" about a crime fighting superhero.
Carny (2009)
Based on the Jersey Devil legend, a fiendish carnival sideshow attraction - half-animal and half-devil - escapes and terrorizes the denizens of a Depression-era Mid-Atlantic town.
Sand Serpents (2009)
American combat soldiers in the Afghan desert must battle both the Taliban and a horde of giant carnivorous wormlike serpents awakened from under the earth.
Rise of the Gargoyles (2009)
Evil creatures have been unleashed from below a condemned Parisian church and are wreaking havoc on humanity, leaving a trail of mangled human corpses in their bloody wake. Now the fate of the world depends on the professor and a small band of mortals to battle these ancient, evil winged creatures.
High Plains Invaders (2009)
Set in an old west town in the 1890's, monstrous buglike machines from another world attack anyone who gets in their way.
Hellhounds (2009)
When his young bride is murdered, Greek he-man Kleitos braves a dark journey to Hell to free her from the clutches of Hades. He'll face demons, the river Styx and a pack of man-eating dogs before he can return to safety.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
An anthropologist leads an expedition to an underground world of prehistoric beasts and primitive man. Based on the Jules Verne novel.
BloodMonkey (2008)
A professor and his students encounter a deadly creature in Africa.
Infected (2008)
Ben Mosher is the editor of the Boston Daily's "Freak Pages" covering crackpot conspiracy theories. When the mayor is assassinated and the assassin confides in Ben, he suspects that a new water product, Hydropure, may be tainted with alien chemicals that are causing a plague to set up humans as host
Black Swarm (2008)
Deadly wasps wreak havoc on a small island.
Swamp Devil (2008)
The daughter of a wanted man returns home to discover something evil lurking in the local swamp.
Hive, The (2008)
A scientist and an entomologist must stop a horde of flesh-eating army ants that are rampaging through Brazil.
Maneater (2008)
On the Appalachian Trail, a wild animal goes on a bloodthirsty rampage.
Vipers (2008)
Genetically altered vipers escape from a medical lab and wreak havoc on a town.
Hybrid (2008)
An experiment goes awry when a doctor transplants the eyes of a wolf into a blind man.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2008)
Based on the original novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, story tells the tale of a man who transforms himself into a violent beast.
Eye of the Beast (2007)
After several locals disappear off the coast on Fells Island, a small fishing community in the North Atlantic, terrified survivors claim the existence of a Giant Squid. A group of courageous seafarers venture into the dangerous waters themselves to kill the creature before it makes a feast of the en
Killer Wave (2007)
Massive tidal waves hit the East Coast and a team of scientists discover the terrifying reason behind the phenomenon. The first deadly tidal wave strikes the east coast without warning. Then another tidal wave strikes and soon the massive walls of water are swallowing town after town.
Grizzly Rage (2007)
Four teens head to the woods to celebrate graduation and are terrorized by a bloodthirsty bear.
Something Beneath (2007)
A mud creature terrorizes a hotel full of people and only a priest can take on the evil it spreads.
Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
The great wizard Merlin returns to Camelot, only to find the entire mythical community in ruins from the theft of its most revered Holy Grail.
Love's Abiding Joy (2006)
Grandparents Clark and Marty are reunited with their daughter and her family. Their hope and faith are tested, however, by an unforeseen tragedy.
Christmas Carol: The Musical, A (2004) as Executive Producer
Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic holiday tale "A Christmas Carol" based on the Madison Square Garden staging.
Lion in Winter, The (2004) as Executive Producer
Over the Christmas of 1183, King Henry II of England brings together his treacherous family members - his wife, Queen Eleanor of Acquataine, newly released from prison for attempting to stage a coup; his beautiful, shameless mistress Alais and her scheming brother, King Philip of France; and his thr
Five People You Meet in Heaven, The (2004) as Executive Producer
83 year old maintenance man Eddie feels like his life has no meaning. Then he dies when trying to save a little girl from falling off a amusement park ride. Waking up in heaven, his life from the beginning to his final moments, as well as his afterlife are explained to him via five people who all we
DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003) as Executive Producer
Drama about the tragedies that took place the morning of 9/11/2001 and the events that followed as seen from the perspective of the people associated with the White House. Included are complete conversations between President George W. Bush and his staff from the moment of the attacks on the Twin T
Prince Charming (2003) as Executive Producer
A retelling of the fairytale "The Frog Prince." On the eve of his marriage to Princess Gwendolyn, Prince John finds himself in a compromising situation with a damsel in distress. As punishment, he and his squire, Rodney, are turned into frogs for all eternity, or until the prince can convince a maid
Mr. Saint Nick (2002) as Executive Producer
Nick St. Nicholas is the heir to the Santa Claus throne but before he can assume the role from his famous father who's bound for retirement, he must get over his reluctance and swanky Miami lifestyle by learning the true meaning of Christmas.
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2002) as Executive Producer
Adaptation of the Grimm fairy tale "Snow White." The beauty of a beloved princess makes her the target of her evil stepmother, Queen Elspeth.<P>Snow White's mother dies during childbirth, leaving infant Snow White and her father, John, alone and starving on the icy winter plains. Wandering and delir
King of Texas (2002) as Executive Producer
An adaptation of William Shakespeare's "King Lear," which takes place on a Texas ranch during the revolt against Mexico in the 1840s. A land baron of awesome authority is embroiled in a life and death struggle with the elements, family greed and the violent threat of war.<P>John Lear's legacy is his
Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (2001) as Executive Producer
A British seaman, the sole survivor of a shipwreck, finds himself stranded on a remote island. Battling both nature and extreme isolation, Crusoe fights to save himself from slipping into madness. When Crusoe rescues Friday, a native islander, from a tribe of cannibals, the seaman's fate dramaticall
Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001) as Executive Producer
When the coach of England's national football team unexpectedly dies, the Football Association hires Liverpool's Mike Bassett for the job. Taking charge of the rowdy, mismatched players, Bassett gets his team in shape to compete for the World Cup.
JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS (2000) as Executive Producer
Ancient Greek story of Jason and his quest to find the Golden Fleece in order to reclaim his father's kingdom from evil King Pelias. He and his team set sail on the Argo for the island of Colchis, where an enchanting priestess named Medea guards the Fleece. On their treacherous journey, they encount
Don Quixote (2000) as Executive Producer
Adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes classic novel about the inspired-but delusional-dreamer Don Quixote de la Mancha who suits up in rusty armor and sets off to combat the world's injustices and to find his true love, the beautiful Dulcinea. Accompanied by his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, Don Quixot
Christmas Carol, A (1999) as Executive Producer
A crotchety, old misanthrope, Ebenezer Scrooge, experiences an epiphany on Christmas Eve when he revisits his wretched past and is permitted to see terrifying glimpses of his future with the help of three spirits and the ghost of his dead business partner. Based on the novella by Charles Dickens.
Animal Farm (1999) as Executive Producer
Miniseries based on George Orwell's parable of socialism that chronicles an uprising of talking barnyard animals against their human masters.
Alice in Wonderland (1999) as Executive Producer
Adaptation of Lewis Carroll's novels about the adventures of a girl in a topsy-turvy world where nothing is what it seems to be. Young Alice chases the White Rabbit down his rabbit hole to a very strange world where she encounters a multitude of creatures and characters, including the Cheshire Cat,
Harvey (1999) as Executive Producer
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Mary Chase about gentle but eccentric Elwood P. Dowd's friendship with a white rabbit who is over six feet tall and invisible. Elwood's sister Veta, concerned with finding the right husband for her daughter Mertyle Mae, is frustrated by El
Dostoevsky's "Crime and Punishment" (1998) as Executive Producer
Telefilm based on the classic Dostoyevsky novel, "Crime and Punishment." Set in 19th century Russia, a young student named Rodya Raskolnikov believes that extraordinary people, merely because of their greatness, have the right to commit any crime and remain unpunished if it is for the betterment of
Long Way Home, The (1998) as Executive Producer
Tom Gerrin is a plain spoken Kansan who has lived a simple and ordinary life. At the age of 75, he finds he has little to look forward to beyond retiring with his son and overly protective daughter-in-law. A letter from his old flame Veronica, suddenly has him wondering if he hasn't given up too eas
Rear Window (1998) as Executive Producer
An update of the Cornell Woolrich short story that inspired Alfred Hitchcock's film, "Rear Window" (1954). Jason Kemp, a paralyzed man confined to a wheelchair, believes he has witnessed a murder from his apartment window. Jason's colleague Claudia becomes his partner in trying to solve the mysterio
MERLIN (1998) as Executive Producer
Miniseries set in medieval times, focusing on Merlin, the legendary teacher-court magician of King Arthur, from Sir Thomas Malory's novel "Morte d'Arthur." Merlin uses his powers to travel in time; battle Mab, the Queen of Darkness, and the evil, bewitching Morgan Le Fey; educate a future king; and
Tale of Sweeney Todd, The (1998) as Executive Producer
Sweeney Todd, a barber by trade, does a brisk business in his shop in turn-of-the-century London's Fleet Street. When a wealthy diamond merchant disappears, Ben Carlyle, an American insurance investigator is sent to London to recover $50,000 worth of diamonds owed by the merchant to his employer. Ca
Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search For Livingstone (1997) as Executive Producer
Telefilm about the search for legendary missionary and explorer, Dr. David Livingstone, by the brash, Welsh-born, "New York Herald" correspondent Henry Stanley in central Africa. Follows the lives of Stanley and Livingstone from just before their famous meeting on November 10, 1871, until Livingston
Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997) as Executive Producer
Nobel Prize-winning scientist, Dr. John Wahl, and oceanographer Dr. Jessi Weaver race against time to stop a series of devastating man-made tidal waves that have been striking around the world. Wahl must also clear himself when he comes under suspicion and expose the real culprit, a madman who holds
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997) as Executive Producer
Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." A young scientist escapes his overbearing father by setting sail in search of the cause of some recent ship sinkings. His crew is attacked by what appears to be a giant beast, but it turns out to be a submarine, the Nautilus, with Cap
Sunshine Boys, The (1997) as Executive Producer
Al Lewis and Willy Clark, a one-time popular comedy team, reunite for a movie after years of estrangement. They pick up fighting right where they left off eight years before, until Clark suffers a heart attack on the set. Based on Neil Simon's 1972 Broadway play and its 1975 film adaptation.
Bridge of Time (1997) as Executive Producer
A United Nations relief worker and writer, her photojournalist ex-husband, and an opportunistic fortune hunter are saved by the inhabitants of a secret, lost city, following a plane crash. The trio encounter a community which is trying to preserve the human race from self-destruction, a place where
Christmas Memory, A (1997) as Executive Producer
Holiday drama based on Truman Capote's short story about a young boy's friendship with his much older cousin as they prepare for their last Christmas together in late November 1934. Buddy has been raised by his older cousins in a quaint community in Alabama where his mother left him two years ago. T
Ivana Trump's For Love Alone (1996) as Executive Producer
A television movie based on Ivana Trump's novel "For Love Alone." A world champion skier defects from Czechoslovakia and begins her rapid climb to high society and wealth.
Mary & Tim (1996) as Executive Producer
Mary, a widow in her 40s, has created a satisfactory life for herself since the death of her husband some years before. Her world is turned upside down when she hires Tim, a handsome but mentally challenged young man, to be her gardener. As the two develop special feelings for each other, Mary is fa
Neil Simon's Jake's Women (1996) as Executive Producer
Adaptation of Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical play about a middle-aged writer and the women in his life, real and imagined (his wife, his sister, his therapist, his daughter, his girlfriend and his deceased wife).
Mrs. Santa Claus (1996) as Executive Producer
Set in December 1910, Mrs. Santa Claus has devised a new round-the-world route which she is convinced will save Santa lots of time on Christmas Eve. She leaves the North Pole to test the route, but over New York City, her reindeer-driven sleigh is downed by a wind current, and Cupid's leg is twisted
Neil Simon's "London Suite" (1996) as Executive Producer
The movie, based on Neil Simon's play of the same name, follows a series of misadventures that take place in an English luxury hotel on the same day. Some of the interwoven vignettes include a bride who misplaces her new husband on their honeymoon, a couple whose vacation plans are disrupted when th
My Brother's Keeper (1995) as Executive Producer
A community rallies behind twin brothers battling their insurance company to allow an experimental bone marrow transplant which could help one brother's HIV from progressing. Based on a true story.
Bye Bye Birdie (1995) as Executive Producer
A rock 'n' roll idol about to be inducted into the army visits a small town to give "one last kiss" to one of his adoring fans.
White Dwarf (1995) as Executive Producer
A young medical intern is assigned, against his will, to work with a legendary healer (the White Dwarf) on a distant, war-torn planet. Set in the year 3040 A.D.
Johnny's Girl (1995) as Executive Producer
A 16-year-old girl learns to love and respect her ne'er-do-well father after experiencing life with him at his Alaskan nightclub.
Mother's Gift, A (1995) as Executive Producer
A young pioneer woman gives up dreams of becoming an opera singer to move West and settle the frontier of Nebraska with her husband. Set in the late 1800s.
Yearling, The (1994) as Executive Producer
A young boy living with his impoverished farming family in the Florida Everglades develops a lasting bond with a young deer.
Spoils of War (1994) as Executive Producer
A teenage son attempts to reunite the father he just recently met with his mother, who secretly yearns to rekindle the love she once shared with her ex-husband.
Star Struck (1994) as Executive Producer
A young man from a small midwestern town travels to Hollywood to regain the affections of his childhood sweetheart, now a famous movie star who doesn't even remember the likes of him.
Incident in a Small Town (1994) as Executive Producer
The third television movie featuring the characters, lawyer Harmon Cobb and Judge Bell. In this telefilm, set in Baltimore in 1953, Harmon Cobb comes to the defense of Judge Bell, who stands accused of killing the abusive father of his daughter's child.
Getting Out (1994) as Executive Producer
Based on Marsha Norman's play about a young Georgia woman, recently released from prison, who attempts to gain custody of the son to whom she gave birth in jail.
Family Torn Apart, A (1993) as Executive Producer
When a married couple is brutally murdered, their two adopted sons are suspected of the murder. Based on a true story.
Gypsy (1993) as Executive Producer
Television adaptation of the Broadway musical about the legendary striptease queen Gypsy Rose Lee and her relationship with her mother.
Call of the Wild (1993) as Executive Producer
A television movie based on Jack London's adventure story. A young man out to make his fortune in the 1896 Yukon Gold Rush and his dog Buck learn to face the hardship of adapting to their new environment.
Secret, The (1992) as Executive Producer
A man who has kept his inability to read or write a secret must confront his own dyslexia when his grandson is diagnosed with the same impairment.
American Story, An (1992) as Executive Producer
A group of WWII G.I.s confront injustices, corruption and prejudice when they return home to their small Texas town.
Bump in the Night (1991) as Executive Producer
A former investigative reporter battles the traumatic effects of alcohol withdrawal while desperately attempting to rescue her kidnapped young son from a child molester.
Josephine Baker Story, The (1991) as Executive Producer
A television movie on the life of the black American expatriate entertainer Josephine Baker, who lived primarily in Paris from the 1920s.
Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love (1991) as Executive Producer
An orphaned nine-year-old and his aging grandmother disappear to avoid authorities who believe that she can no longer care for him.
Eyes of a Witness (1991) as Executive Producer
An American travels to Africa to convince his reluctant physician daughter to come home. His trip takes a nightmarish turn when he is arrested for a murder he did not commit.
Incident, The (1990) as Executive Producer
A mysterious murder takes place in a prisoner of war camp in a small town in Colorado during World War II. A local lawyer with a son fighting in Europe is coerced into defending a German POW accused of murdering the local man, who was also the lawyer's friend.
Mr. And Mrs. Bridge (1990) as Executive Producer
Screen adaptation of Connell's two novels "Mrs. Bridge" and "Mr. Bridge," written in 1958 and 1968, that chronicle 40 years in the lives of a couple and their family in Kansas City, Missouri. Joanne Woodward was named Best Actress of 1990, and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala cited for best screenplay, by the N
Face to Face (1990) as Executive Producer
A brilliant paleontologist travels to Africa with a team of assistants in search of the remains of a three-million-year-old man. She comes into conflict with a rough-and-ready miner exploring the same territory for meerschaum, a special clay used for making smoking pipes, when both claim digging rig
Ivory Hunters, The (1990) as Producer
A photographer who is sent to Kenya to photograph elephants mysteriously disappears. Her friend discovers she has been killed by poachers and he plots to infiltrate the international organization of ivory traffickers and bring the killers to justice.
Prize Pulitzer, The (1989) as Executive Producer
A television movie based on the book by Roxanne Pulitzer about her marriage to publishing heir Herbert "Pete" Pulitzer. After the birth of their twin sons, Herbert becomes increasingly possessive and jealous. In turn, Roxanne is seduced by the excesses of the very rich in Palm Beach. What began as a
Trouble in Paradise (1989) as Producer
A television movie about two people whose lives are thrown together when they are stranded on a tropical island after a shipwreck. They are soon joined by drug smugglers who have come to collect their cache of heroin which was hidden on the ship.
Cheetah (1989) as Producer
When their scientist parents take them to Kenya for six months, two L.A. teenagers adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must reacclimate the animal to life in the wild.
April Morning (1988) as Executive Producer
A television movie adaptation of Howard Fast's novel about the bloody confrontation at the Massachusetts towns of Lexington and Concord that precipitated the American Revolution, as seen through the experiences of one family.
Spies, Lies & Naked Thighs (1988) as Executive Producer
A television movie about a couple living near the United Nations building in New York who become involved in a complex plot to catch a deadly assassin uses seemingly ordinary objects as murder weapons.
Spies, Lies & Naked Thighs (1988) as Producer
A television movie about a couple living near the United Nations building in New York who become involved in a complex plot to catch a deadly assassin uses seemingly ordinary objects as murder weapons.
Alone in the Neon Jungle (1988) as Producer
A police captain is assigned to the most corrupt precinct in the city. When a couple of his cops are arrested for burglary, the chief of police believes that the corruption may involve more than just the two officers. He assigns Captain Janet Hamilton to the command with a mandate to find out how di
Pals (1987) as Executive Producer
Jack Stobbs and Art Riddle, two World War II comrades, are neighbors at the Shady Knoll Trailer Park. They accidently discover a suitcase filled with more than three million dollars in cash. Stobbs rationalizes that they should keep it, so they take off with the cash, and Jack's eccentric mother, Fe
Mayflower Madam (1987) as Producer
A television movie inspired by the life of Sydney Biddle Barrows, a former debutante who became the proprietor of a high-class escort service in New York. Miss Barrows is shown leading a double life: as a socialite-careerist, active in the best social circles, and as a madam, who utilizes the skill
Pack of Lies (1987) as Producer
A television movie adapted from the celebrated London play about a married couple who learn that their next-door neighbors are spies and who allow British agents to use their home to spy on them.
Broken Vows (1987) as Supervising Producer
A television movie about a parish priest who finds himself involved in a murder when he gives the last rites to a stabbing victim. The victim's girlfriend and he strike up a torrid love affair, leading him to question his role in life and in the church.
Pals (1987) as Producer
Jack Stobbs and Art Riddle, two World War II comrades, are neighbors at the Shady Knoll Trailer Park. They accidently discover a suitcase filled with more than three million dollars in cash. Stobbs rationalizes that they should keep it, so they take off with the cash, and Jack's eccentric mother, Fe
Barnum (1986) as Executive Producer
Phineas T Barnum tells the story of his life and career. Beginning in 1825 with a lottery scam, the rise of the budding showman and impresario is traced through his move to New York City and management of Jenny Lind, the "Swedish Nightingale," and General Tom Thumb. At age 65 he creates a circus gre
Murders in the Rue Morgue, The (1986) as Producer
A movie based on Poe's classic mystery about a retired police inspector who unofficially investigates and solves a grisly double murder in Paris.
Choices (1986) as Producer
A family and marriage are torn apart at the seams when a man who believes that abortion is wrong is faced with the unwanted pregnancies of his beautiful second wife and his unmarried teenage daughter.
Izzy and Moe (1985) as Producer
Two ex-vaudevillians become federal Prohibition agents during the 1920s and utilize their wits and vaudeville talents to go after a bootlegger.
Lily in Love (1985) as Producer
Fitzroy Wynn is a larger-than-life character, an actor with great talent with an ego to match. He has been starring in a long-running stage comedy written by his wife Lily. The play ends its run, and Lily's next project is a film which Fitz wants to star in, but he is wrong for the part of the young
Nairobi Affair (1984) as Producer
A variation of filmdom's old great-white-hunter tales pits the owner of a photographic safari camp against his long-estranged, ex-Green Beret son (now hunting poachers for the Kenyan government) over that latter's former wife, but romance takes a back seat while they all join forces to track down a
Terrible Joe Moran (1984) as Producer
James Cagney made his TV-movie debut, and did his first television acting in 25 years, playing a wheelchair-bound former boxing champion whose long-estranged granddaughter, an aspiring writer, pops back into his life, at first searching for money to help her ne'er-do-well boyfriend get off the hook
Brady's Escape (1984) as Producer
Night They Saved Christmas, The (1984) as Producer
This whimsical tale, Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Children's Program, finds Santa Claus and his toy factory (an imaginative world created by Inovision in a gaily-wrapped gift box) saved from destruction by a trio of wide-eyed children and their initially disbelieving mom after their oil wildcatter
Cook and Peary: The Race to the Pole (1983) as Executive Producer
Dramatization of the still-controversial journeys of world-famous explorers Dr. Frederick Cook and Lt. Robert E. Peary, each of whom claimed discovery of the North Pole after trekking through the Arctic wasteland together and separately in the first years of this century. Peary ultimately emerged as
Svengali (1983) as Producer
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
Phantom of the Opera (1983) as Producer
This fourth filming of the horror classic (fifth, if one counts the rock spoof, "Phantom of the Paradise") gives Maximilian Schell the role of the disfigured musician whose obsession is diabolical revenge for the suicide of his young opera singer wife. Jane Seymour is not only his wife but also an u
China Rose (1983) as Producer
George C. Scott is an American businessman who teams up with Ali MacGraw, a Chinese-speaking guide, to locate his son, Michael Biehn, a political radical who went to China and disappeared during the Cultural Revolution in 1967, and in their search get involved in the Hong Kong drug trade.
When the Circus Came to Town (1981) as Producer
In a fling at romantic comedy following all of the serious roles she played since the departure years before of "Bewitched," Elizabeth Montgomery is a Southern spinster who, after devoting her life to the care of her recently departed father, runs away from home, joins a flea-bitten one-ring circus,
Private Battle, A (1980) as Executive Producer
A dramatization of the story of noted writer/journalist Cornelius Ryan, author of "The Longest Day" and "A Bridge Too Far," and the valiant battle against terminal cancer that led him to write about his ordeal, with the help of his loving wife while at the same time determined to complete "A Bridge
Private Battle, A (1980) as Producer
A dramatization of the story of noted writer/journalist Cornelius Ryan, author of "The Longest Day" and "A Bridge Too Far," and the valiant battle against terminal cancer that led him to write about his ordeal, with the help of his loving wife while at the same time determined to complete "A Bridge
Nurse (1980) as Producer
In her pilot to a post "Waltons" series, Michael Learned stars as a recently widowed woman, confronted with her son's departure for college, resuming her career as head nurse in a Manhattan hospital. The critically acclaimed, New York-filmed series followed but failed to attract a large-enough follo
My Old Man (1979) as Producer
The relationship between a spunky teenage girl and her hapless horse-trainer father is explored in this Hemingway short story that previously was filmed in 1950 as the John Garfield movie, "Under My Skin."
One And Only, The (1978) as Executive Producer
1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already otherwise engaged. But getting a job after college turns out much harder than expected; most directors take offense at his free interpretation of his roles. Desperate, he tries in wrestling. To avoid getting beaten up he stages the fights - and incidentally invents show-wrestling.
Hugo the Hippo (1978) as Producer
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Visit To A Chief's Son (1974) as Producer
An American anthropologist takes his son with him when he goes to East Africa to study a tribe there. Both father and son benefit from their experiences on the trip.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Visit To A Chief's Son (1974)
An American anthropologist takes his son with him when he goes to East Africa to study a tribe there. Both father and son benefit from their experiences on the trip.

Cast (special)

14th Annual Genesis Awards (2000) as Award Recipient
Coverage of the 14th annual Genesis Awards presentation from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. The Genesis Awards honor individuals in the major media whose coverage and integrity have increased awareness of animal-protection issues. The theme of the 14th annual Genesis Awards was "On
Thar She Blows! The Making of "Moby Dick" (1998) as Interviewee
Behind-the-scenes documentary on the making of the 1998 USA miniseries "Moby Dick."

Producer (special)

Hercules (2005)
The story of Hercules, son of the Greek God Zeus as he goes through the legendary twelve heroic labors to atone for the murder of his sons and nephews. This story follows his spiritual journey.
2001 Genesis Awards, The (2001) as Executive Producer
Coverage of the 15th annual Genesis Awards presentation honoring outstanding individuals in the major news and entertainment media for spotlighting animal issues with courage, creativity and integrity.
14th Annual Genesis Awards (2000) as Executive Producer
Coverage of the 14th annual Genesis Awards presentation from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. The Genesis Awards honor individuals in the major media whose coverage and integrity have increased awareness of animal-protection issues. The theme of the 14th annual Genesis Awards was "On
Thirteenth Annual Genesis Awards (1999) as Executive Producer
Coverage of the 13th annual Genesis Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The Genesis Awards honor members of the major news and entertainment media for spotlighting animal issues with courage, creativity and integrity.
Diana: Queen of Hearts (1998) as Executive Producer
Documentary profile of the late Princess Diana. Features interviews with her friends, family, world leaders, members of the Royal Family, celebrities and her personal staff.
Ninth Annual Genesis Awards (1995) as Executive Producer
Highlights of The Ark Trust's Ninth Annual Genesis Awards, honoring individuals in the major media and artistic community who have spotlighted animal issues in their work.
Eighth Annual Genesis Awards, The (1994) as Executive Producer
Awards presented to individuals and organizations in film, music, art, print and broadcasting focusing on issues with pro-animal themes.
Seventh Annual Genesis Awards, The (1993) as Executive Producer
Awards presented to individuals and organizations in film, music, art, print and broadcasting focusing on issues with pro-animal themes.
Peking Encounter (1982) as Producer
The story, set in Peking (the capital of China, presently called Beijing), focuses on the love between an American tourist and a Chinese musician amidst the scenic wonders of China.
Bush Doctor (1982) as Producer
The story of Dr. Robert Marshall, an American surgeon scarred by the death of his daughter whom he could not save. He flees to Africa, and there he discovers the meaning of his profession when he is asked to help a group of children injured in a bus accident.
Best of Friends, The (1981) as Producer
A television adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's story "The Three-Day Blow." The story of a love triangle that develops between three friends during a holiday in Colorado when Marge Adams leaves her husband, Nick, and makes a play for their friend, Bill.

Misc. Crew (special)

64th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1992) as Film Footage
Live coverage of the sixty-fourth annual Academy Awards ceremony.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

Treasure Island (2012)
Young Jim Hawkins is the only one who can successfully get a schooner to a legendary Island known for buried treasure. But aboard the ship is a mysterious cook named John Silver, whose true motivation on the journey challenges Jim's trust in the entire crew. This is a new take on the definitive pira
Alice (2010)
In this adaptation of the famous children's book, Alice Hamilton, a fiercely independent twenty-something, suddenly finds herself on the other side of a looking glass.
Last Templar, The (2009)
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art unveils an exhibit which posesses an artifact that is believed to unlock a centuries old secret, holding the power to bring down Christianity. Four men dressed as knights on horseback invade the museum and steal the artifact. An FBI investigator and an archaeolo
Knights of Bloodsteel (2009)
Four knights from Mirabilis must fight to save their land.
Tin Man (2007)
A science fiction version of "The Wizard of Oz" in which Dorothy gets sucked into an alternate dimension called the "Outer Zone" where the law enforcement officers are called the Tin Men. On her search for the way home, she gets help from three familiar characters. Among them is a cowardly, wolveri
Hogfather (2006)
Hybrid live-action/CGI miniseries following Death and his granddaughter who hope to rescue Hogfather from assassination. Hogfather grants wishes to children on Hogswatchnight.
Colt, The (2005) as Executive Producer
Earthsea (2004) as Executive Producer
Miniseries based on the first two novels of the "Earthsea" trilogy by Ursula K LeGuin. A reckless youth is destined to become the greatest sorcerer that the magical land of Earthsea has ever known. In this tale of his journey to manhood and his quest to master the ancient arts, he defeats dragons, r
Dinotopia (2002) as Executive Producer
Miniseries based on the first two "Dinotopia" books by James Gurney. Frank Scott, a wealthy American, crashes his plane into the Caribbean. He appears to perish, but his two troubled sons, Karl and David, survive and wind up on a fantastic lost continent where humans and dinosaurs happily co-exist.
Snow Queen, The (2002) as Executive Producer
Prince and the Pauper, The (2001) as Executive Producer
Lost Empire, The (2001) as Executive Producer
Miniseries based on the 16th century classic of Chinese literature, "Journey to the West," by Cheng-en Wu. In this updated version of the classic, Nick Orton is on a quest to find a rescue a famous Chinese manuscript -- "Journey to the West" -- from a group of demons who have kept it and author Wu p
Arabian Nights (2000) as Executive Producer
Miniseries based on the "Arabian Nights" tales of magic, mystery and fantasy spun by the beautiful Scheherazade. In order to stave off her execution -- and win the love of the Sultan of Baghdad -- Scheherazade tells tales inspired by a master storyteller. The stories unfold at night, from the advent
10th Kingdom, The (2000) as Executive Producer
Virginia, a twenty-something waitress, who lives in New York with her father Tony, befriends a stray dog who is actually a bewitched prince. Suddenly, Virginia and Tony are transported, via a magic mirror, to the Land of Nine Kingdoms. In this alternate dimension, an evil queen is trying to usurp th
Magical Legend of the Leprechauns, The (1999) as Executive Producer
Miniseries about Jack Woods, an expatriate American in Ireland who mediates a war between the leprechaun kingdom and another fairy kingdom after a leprechaun runs off with a fairy princess in a forbidden love affair. With the Grand Banshee warning of disastrous consequences if the conflict is not re
Noah's Ark (1999) as Executive Producer
Dramatization of the biblical story of Noah and the flood. Noah, his wife and sons are among the few to escape the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. An outcast in his new village, Noah is ridiculed when he builds a great ark at the height of a long drought. But when animals begin to arrive "two by
Cleopatra (1999) as Executive Producer
Miniseries based on Margaret George's novel "The Memoirs of Cleopatra." The young Cleopatra is caught between her love for Rome's leader Julius Caesar and her desire to keep Egypt independent. After the assassination of Caesar and the defeat of her second love Marc Antony, Cleopatra plots her own de
Odyssey, The (1997) as Executive Producer
Two-part adaptation of Homer's "The Odyssey," the epic poem that follows the Greek warrior Odysseus (Ulysses) as he makes his arduous and event-filled, ten-year journey home to Ithaca after the siege of Troy.
Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor (1997) as Executive Producer
Robert Ludlum's The Apocalypse Watch (1997) as Executive Producer
Two-part miniseries based on the best-selling novel by Robert Ludlum. When an American Intelligence officer's brother is murdered, he assumes his identity in a quest to foil a neo-Nazi conspiracy and the establishment of a Fourth Reich.
Captains Courageous (1996) as Executive Producer
Gulliver's Travels (1996) as Executive Producer
Miniseries inspired by Jonathan Swift's novel. An English physician, shipwrecked for eight years, finally returns home and recounts an unbelievable odyssey of strange lands and fantastic creatures.
In Cold Blood (1996) as Executive Producer
Miniseries adaptation of Truman Capote's 1965 nonfiction book, "In Cold Blood," about the vicious murder of a central Kansas family. Chronicles the events leading up to the slayings, the state police investigation and subsequent cross-country pursuit of the killers.
Scarlett (1994) as Executive Producer
An eight-hour miniseries based on Alexandra Ripley's novel, "Scarlett," the sequel to "Gone With the Wind." Scarlett O'Hara travels to Ireland to be with family and escape the confusion of her rocky marriage to Rhett Butler.<P>Separated from Scarlett and seeking a divorce, Rhett is now pursued passi
Grand Larceny (1989) as Executive Producer

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

Riverworld (2010)
Based on the Riverworld Saga, where human beings are now immortal and living on an earth-like planet.
Marco Polo (2007)
Now imprisoned in Genoa, Marco Polo recounts his days as a young man in China to a fellow prisoner who is dying. Marco Polo reminisces about his fantastic adventures, his rise to governorship in Kublai Khan's court in Mongolia, his love for a kidnapped bride and his escape back to Italy as a wealth
DreamKeeper (2003) as Executive Producer
Miniseries about Native American myths and legends told through the story of a 17-year-old Native American boy who is forced to drive his 100-year-old grandfather to an annual storytelling pow-wow. During the drive from South Dakota to Sante Fe, the Grandfather recounts the stories of his culture to
Stranded (2002) as Executive Producer
Voyage of the Unicorn (2001) as Executive Producer
Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells, The (2001) as Executive Producer
Moby Dick (1998) as Executive Producer
Two-part miniseries is an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel "Moby Dick." The tormented captain of a New England whaling vessel is obsessed with the great white whale, Moby Dick, which bit off his leg.
Erich Segal's Only Love (1998) as Executive Producer
Miniseries based on Erich Segal's novel. Dr. Matthew Hiller meets the lovely Silvia Dalessandro while working for an international medical organization. The two are kindred spirits and fall in love, despite her pending pre-arranged marriage. When the lovers are stationed in Africa, they are ambushed
Kidnapped (1995) as Executive Producer
Spearfield's Daughter (1986) as Executive Producer

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