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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Exoman (1977) as Director
This pilot movie for a proposed series is about a professor, paralyzed in an attack by syndicate hit-men, who creates an exo-suit to make him mobile again -- and superhuman.
2.
Art of Crime, The (1975) as Director
A pilot for a prospective series dealing with a gypsy private eye who is dragged into a homicide case from his other job -- as an antique dealer -- when one of his colleagues is accused of the crime.
3.
Six-Million-Dollar Man, The (1973) as Director
A test pilot, all but killed in a crash, is "remade" through the science of bionics into a superman superior to the flesh-and-blood man he had been. The popular series that followed (1973-78) had Majors repeating his role, with Richard Anderson and Alan Oppenheimer taking over the parts created by M
4.
Cutter (1972) as Director
Chicago-based private eye goes looking for a missing pro quarterback in this pilot to what would have been among TV's first black detective shows (pre-dating both "Shaft" and "Tenafly" -- which premiered within one day of each other -- by eighteen months).
5.
Ransom For a Dead Man (1971) as Director
A clever lady lawyer hatches an intricate plan to do away with her wealthy husband for his fortune and then finds herself parrying with a rumpled but wily homicide detective who would go on to have a long-running TV series (1971-78). Lee Grant received an Emmy nomination for her performance.
6.
On Dangerous Ground (1952) as Dialogue Director
A tough cop sent to help in a mountain manhunt falls for the quarry's blind sister.

Cast (feature film)

7.
Mars Attacks! (1996) as Gnn Reporter No 3
Martians invade earth in this spoof of the 1950-60s sci-fi genre.
8.
Missile Monsters (1958) as Ryan
A strange craft spying on industrialist Bryant's plant is brought down by Bryant's new atomic ray. Bryant meets the one survivor... Mota from the planet Mars! Not exactly benevolent, Mota enlists the aid of Bryant (a former Nazi) in a scheme to bring Earth under control of a supreme dictator, for its own good of course, using advanced atomic weapons. But their attempts to steal uranium alert Kent Fowler of Fowler Air Patrol, who sets out singlehanded to foil the villains. Fist-fights and wrecks in every episode.
9.
Woman in the Dark (1952) as Slats Hylan
10.
On Dangerous Ground (1952) as Bernie Tucker
A tough cop sent to help in a mountain manhunt falls for the quarry's blind sister.
11.
The Mob (1951) as Prowl cop driver
A police detective fakes a suspension so he can go undercover.
12.
The Mob (1951) as Prowl cop driver
A police detective fakes a suspension so he can go undercover.
13.
Roadblock (1951) as Partos, pilot
An insurance agent's greedy wife leads him to a life of crime.
14.
Behave Yourself! (1951) as Tan & White Shoes
A young couple''s dog gets them mixed up in a string of murders.
15.
Armored Car Robbery (1950) as Craig
A police officer tries to find half a million dollars stolen by gangsters.
16.
Bunco Squad (1950) as Danny Bowman
Police try to get the goods on a phony seance racket.
17.
Borderline (1950) as Al
A policewoman goes undercover to infiltrate a drug smuggling ring.
18.
The Blonde Bandit (1949) as Benny
19.
Battleground (1949) as G. I. from New York
American soldiers in France fight to survive a Nazi siege just before the Battle of the Bulge.
20.
Scene of the Crime (1949) as Doctor
A detective tries to solve a policeman's murder.
21.
Too Late for Tears (1949) as Bindlestiff
One night on a lonely highway, a speeding car tosses a satchel of money, meant for somebody else, into Jane and Alan Palmer's back seat. Alan wants to turn it over to the police, but Jane, with luxury within her reach, persuades him to hang onto it "for a while." Soon, the Palmers are traced by one Danny Fuller, a sleazy character who claims the money is his. To hang onto it, Jane will need all the qualities of an ultimate femme fatale...and does she ever have them!
22.
Raw Deal (1948) as Brock
When the gangster for whom he took the rap welches, a convict breaks out of prison to get revenge.
23.
Canon City (1948) as Trujillo
A convict uses a fake gun to start a full-scale prison escape.
24.
Sons of Adventure (1948) as Eddie
25.
Train to Alcatraz (1948) as Andy Anders
26.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) as Reporter
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
27.
Violence (1947) as Latimer
Magazine writer Ann Mason infiltrates the United Defenders, a public service organization which is actually a front for racketeers. But a case of amnesia threatens to blow her cover.

Producer (feature film)

29.
Exoman (1977) as Executive Producer
This pilot movie for a proposed series is about a professor, paralyzed in an attack by syndicate hit-men, who creates an exo-suit to make him mobile again -- and superhuman.
30.
Dark Victory (1976) as Executive Producer
An updated version of the 1939 Bette Davis movie and the 1967 one with Susan Hayward in this poignant love story of a terminally-ill TV producer whose love for her doctor gives her the determination to go on. Billy Goldenberg was Emmy Award-nominated for his musical score. The movie was subsequently
31.
Art of Crime, The (1975) as Executive Producer
A pilot for a prospective series dealing with a gypsy private eye who is dragged into a homicide case from his other job -- as an antique dealer -- when one of his colleagues is accused of the crime.
32.
Sidecar Racers (1975) as Producer
33.
Newman's Law (1974) as Producer
Police officer Newman has not gotten the reputation of a straight arrow by avoiding conflict when fighting for right. His honesty is put to a strong test when he and his partner discover an international drug ring involving some of the police department's highest ranking officers.
34.
Trapped (1973) as Executive Producer
A thriller about a man who is accidentally locked in a department store overnight and finds himself held at bay by six vicious Doberman guard dogs. Cinematographer Fred Mandl's contribution was cited for an Emmy Award nomination.
35.
Six-Million-Dollar Man, The (1973) as Producer
A test pilot, all but killed in a crash, is "remade" through the science of bionics into a superman superior to the flesh-and-blood man he had been. The popular series that followed (1973-78) had Majors repeating his role, with Richard Anderson and Alan Oppenheimer taking over the parts created by M
36.
Adventures of Nick Carter, The (1972) as Executive Producer
Nick Carter learns that a fellow private eye's death is tied into the disappearance of a wealthy playboy's wife, and he hunts for the killer among the social register as well as the dregs of 1912 New York. Pilot to a prospective series.
37.
Very Missing Person, A (1972) as Executive Producer
An ex-schoolmarm turns detective when police ask for her aid in finding a missing heiress in this pilot project to bring to TV the Hildegarde Withers character popularized in films in the 1930s by Edna May Oliver.
38.
Hound of the Baskervilles, The (1972) as Executive Producer
The oft-filmed Conan Doyle classic (it had been made at least eight times previously) and the first American color version about how Holmes and Watson solve the baffling murder of an heir to the Baskerville fortune on the misty English moors. This was the pilot to a prospective Sherlock Holmes serie
39.
Cutter (1972) as Executive Producer
Chicago-based private eye goes looking for a missing pro quarterback in this pilot to what would have been among TV's first black detective shows (pre-dating both "Shaft" and "Tenafly" -- which premiered within one day of each other -- by eighteen months).
40.
Ransom For a Dead Man (1971) as Executive Producer
A clever lady lawyer hatches an intricate plan to do away with her wealthy husband for his fortune and then finds herself parrying with a rumpled but wily homicide detective who would go on to have a long-running TV series (1971-78). Lee Grant received an Emmy nomination for her performance.
41.
Little Game, A (1971) as Executive Producer
A hostile youngster who will stop at nothing to break up his mother's marriage is suspected of homicide, and his stepfather fears that he may be the boy's next victim.
42.
Three Guns for Texas (1968) as Producer
Our heroes, Texas Rangers based in Laredo, are joined by a pompous and persnickity constable who plans to civilize and modernize law enforcement in Texas according to methods he's developed in nine years of law enforcement in New Hampshire. He accompanies them on an adventure in which they encounter the wily outlaw, Linda Littletrees. They lose Linda, but they do get rid of the constable only to be joined by an old friend of Reese's, a man who believes himself to be a jinx--with some reason. They set out again to capture Linda, but Linda gets a look at Joe with his shirt off and falls in love. She has him captured and tied up so she can marry him, and the other Rangers must rescue him. Joe escapes unscathed and Cletus breaks his jinx, but Linda eludes capture once more.

Director (special)

43.
Johnny Blue (1983) as Director
The exploits of Johnny Blue, the owner of Mr. Blue's, a restaurant in New Orleans, and a detective who helps the police solve puzzling crimes. In the pilot episode, titled "The Kruger Affair," Blue risks his life to break up a gang of murderers.
44.
Confidentially Yours (1960) as Director
The story of Barnaby Hooke, a newspaper reporter-columnist. In the pilot episode, Hooke attempts to uncover the mystery surrounding Olga Lemaire, a woman who singlehandedly runs a multimillion dollar empire.
45.
Sword, The (1957) as Director
The story, set in seventeenth-century France, relates the adventures of Paul De La Force, a swashbuckler who aides people in distress. In the pilot episode, Paul attempts to save the life of Cyrano de Bergerac from the guillotine when he is accused of being a spy.

Producer (special)

46.
Johnny Blue (1983) as Producer
The exploits of Johnny Blue, the owner of Mr. Blue's, a restaurant in New Orleans, and a detective who helps the police solve puzzling crimes. In the pilot episode, titled "The Kruger Affair," Blue risks his life to break up a gang of murderers.
47.
Confidentially Yours (1960) as Producer
The story of Barnaby Hooke, a newspaper reporter-columnist. In the pilot episode, Hooke attempts to uncover the mystery surrounding Olga Lemaire, a woman who singlehandedly runs a multimillion dollar empire.
48.
Sword, The (1957) as Producer
The story, set in seventeenth-century France, relates the adventures of Paul De La Force, a swashbuckler who aides people in distress. In the pilot episode, Paul attempts to save the life of Cyrano de Bergerac from the guillotine when he is accused of being a spy.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

49.
Last Days of Pompeii, The (1984) as Producer
This seven-hour British-Italian adaptation of Edward Bulwer-Lytton's 1834 epic, set against the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. and previously filmed in 1935, and in 1960 was a vehicle for muscleman Steve Reeves, was trashed by the critics as the campiest of sword and sandal sagas to emerge in
50.
Masada (1981) as Producer
Peter O'Toole made his American TV acting debut as the Roman general leading the epic 1st-century siege of Masada, the mountain fortress where about 900 Jewish Zealots made a heroic stand against 5,000 Roman soldiers. Peter Strauss is the fiery leader of the freedom-fighting Zealots, and their confr

Director (TV Mini-Series)

51.
Jesse Owens Story, The (1984) as Director

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

52.
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985) as Producer
In this much-honored drama about the Swedish diplomat who masterinded the rescue of over 120,000 Hungarian Jews from right under the nose of Nazi Colonel Adolf Eichmann during World War II and subsequently disappeared behind Russian lines, never again to be seen, Richard Chamberlain won another of h
53.
Seventh Avenue (1977) as Producer
The third in NBC's "Best Seller" series, this three-part serialization of Norman Bogner's novel about a poor young man from New York's lower east side who becomes a power in the garment industry in the post-Depression era won Emmy Award nominations for Steven Keats and Dori Brenner.

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