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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Raid On Entebbe (1977) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
This was the second star-laden dramatization of the Israeli rescue of plane-bound hostages taken during a Palestinian hijacking on July 4, 1976. Cinematographer Bill Butler won an Emmy Award for his work. Others nominated were Peter Finch (his last screen role), Martin Balsam and Yaphet Kotto, direc

Producer (feature film)

2.
Shoot Out at Big Sag (1962) as Producer

Editing (feature film)

3.
Casanova (1987) as Editor
A movie about Casanova, the great Italian lover. The film traces Casanova's life from his teenage years, as he struggles with the attempt to find a career that suits him, and his early romantic scrapes, to the older and more experienced Casanova, as he lives through adventure after adventure, especi
4.
Invisible Strangler (1984) as Editor
A convicted strangler, studying the paranormal in his jail cell, learns to make himself invisible. As an invisible man, he escapes from prison to stalk and strangle the five women who testified against him at his trial. Robert Foxworth plays the police lieutenant assigned to protect them, and to catch the invisible strangler.
5.
Chattanooga Choo Choo (1984) as Editor
6.
Thou Shalt Not Kill (1982) as Editor
The second in a prospective but aborted series contemporizing the Ten Commandments, this 1978-made film about a lady defense attorney's attempt to prove the innocence of a young man on two murder charges was a followup to "Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery" (1978) and originally was scheduled for airin
7.
Don't Look Back: Story of Lero (1981) as Editor
The story of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, the legendary pitcher, from his barnstorming days in the '20s, hoping to break into organized Negro baseball, to his emergence at age 43 in the major leagues with the Cleveland Indians the year after Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier. Paige, who died
8.
National Lampoon's Movie Madness (1981) as Editor
Three stories that make references to movies, directors, or movie characters. The first vignette is about a corporate lawyer who gets his wife to leave him, believing that raising their four children by himself will help him grow. The second tells the story of an erotic dancer who becomes the CEO of a company and exacts revenge on her male colleagues who once abused her. And in the last, an honest police officer begins to adopt the cynicism of his partner.
9.
Mother and Daughter: The Loving War (1980) as Editor
Tuesday Weld, Frances Sternhagen and Kathleen Beller comprise the three generations of women in this exploration of a love-hate relationship spanning thirty years. Besides the well-oiled ensemble performances, the film is notable for the "special appearance" by Harry Chapin and several songs he and
10.
Seduction of Miss Leona, The (1980) as Editor
In this adaptation by Dan Wakefield of the novel "Bliss" by Elizabeth Gundy, Lynn Redgrave is an unmarried, reclusive college teacher torn between a married maintenance man named Bliss who has been repairing her house and for whom she has fallen, and her former professor and lover, played by Anthony
11.
Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery (1978) as Editor
In this initial entry in a projected series on contemporary interpretations of the Ten Commandments, the wife of a paralytic becomes involved in an extramarital affair -- with his permission. The second film, "Thou Shalt Not Kill," made around the same time, was not aired until 1982.
12.
Panic In Echo Park (1977) as Editor
An undisciplined but dedicated black doctor spends his off-duty hours tracing the cause of an apparent epidemic afflicting tenants of a slum building in east Los Angeles with the help of local teenagers, and is accused by city officials of precipitating a panic. This pilot film never materialized in
13.
Raid On Entebbe (1977) as Editor
This was the second star-laden dramatization of the Israeli rescue of plane-bound hostages taken during a Palestinian hijacking on July 4, 1976. Cinematographer Bill Butler won an Emmy Award for his work. Others nominated were Peter Finch (his last screen role), Martin Balsam and Yaphet Kotto, direc
14.
Murder in Peyton Place (1977) as Editor
A suspense drama focusing on the mysterious killings of Rodney Harrington and Allison MacKenzie (Ryan O'Neal and Mia Farrow in the original series) as part of a diabolical plot to tear the community apart by a former resident, now powerful and wealthy, who has secretly returned seeking revenge.
15.
Storyteller, The (1977) as Editor
A veteran television writer is troubled by charges that his teleplay motivated a boy to actions that caused his death. Richard Levinson and William Link received Emmy Award nominations for their original story.
16.
Louis Armstrong -- Chicago Style (1976) as Editor
An incident in the life of jazz great Louis Armstrong when, in 1931, he was booked into a small Chicago night spot, turning down a lucrative offer to move over to a club run by gangsters. His manager is bribed to secretly frame him on a marijuana charge, and he is forced to leave town--ironically (a
17.
Breakout (1975) as Editor
Maverick bush pilot Charles Bronson agrees to rescue a man framed for murder from an impregnable Mexican jail.
18.
Night That Panicked America, The (1975) as Editor
A drama recalling the widespread fright caused by the famous radio broadcast of Halloween night, 1938, Orson Welles' Mercury Theater adaptation of H.G. Wells' "The War of the Worlds" (meticulously recreated), which sent millions into the streets convinced that America was being invaded by Martians.
19.
Foster and Laurie (1975) as Editor
This was a film chronicle of the true-life story of two New York City patrolmen who in 1972 were killed in a brutal ambush, victims of militant extremists attempting to create a wave of terror in the police department.
20.
Nightmare (1974) as Editor
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.
21.
Migrants, The (1974) as Film Editor
A stark look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family. The film was Emmy nominated as the Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, and nominations also went to director Tom Gries, actress Cloris Leachman, cinematographer Dick Kratina, and composer Billy Goldenberg.
22.
Coffee, Tea Or Me? (1973) as Editor
A romantic comedy which takes Alec Guinness' "The Captain's Paradise" and changes the gender, with an airline stewardess juggling a crammed romantic life that includes one husband in Los Angeles and another in London.
23.
Horror at 37,000 Feet, The (1973) as Editor
A people-in-jeopardy fantasy which finds the baggage hold of a jetliner swarming with a gaggle of ghosts preparing to exact revenge on the passengers in first class.
24.
Strangers In 7A, The (1972) as Editor
A building superintendent and his wife are held hostage in their apartment by a sadistic would-be bank robber and his spaced-out accomplices.
25.
Deadly Harvest (1972) as Film Editor
An Iron Curtain defector who has lived peacefully for years as a Napa Valley wine grower discovers that he's being stalked by an enemy from his past.
26.
Brian's Song (1971) as Editor
One of the most critically acclaimed of all made-for-TV movies, and one of the most watched, this was a finely told and acted story of Brian Piccolo, running back for the Chicago Bears, his lasting rivalry and friendship with fellow player Gale Sayers, and his losing battle with cancer. The film was
27.
Munster, Go Home! (1966) as Film Editor
When the Munster family inherits a British Estate, they are met upon by some archcriminals who are using the place for a counterfeiting ring. The thugs try to chase them away.
28.
Shoot Out at Big Sag (1962) as Film Editor

Post Production (feature film)

29.
Omega 7 (1987) as Post-Production Supervisor
When terrorists kidnap his daughter, a journalist and arms dealer organizes a commando raid of the group's headquarters.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

30.
Blood Beach (1981) as Editor Consultant
People are being attacked on a beach and disappearing after they are sucked down into the sand.

Editing (feature film)

31.
Evergreen (1985)
Opulent six-hour, three-part miniseries based on Belva Plain's romantic best-seller tracing the rise of a Polish-Jewish immigrant from seamstress on New York's lower East Side to wealthy wife of a Westchester contractor although the secret love of her life is the aristocratic son of the Fifth Avenue
32.
Sadat (1983) as Editor
33.
Helter Skelter (1976) as Editor
An explosive dramatization of the best-seller about the Charles Manson "family" and the trial of the Tate/LaBianca murderers. One of the biggest made-for-TV movie productions to its time, with 115 speaking parts, and the highest-rated television film of all during the two nights it took to unfold. E

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