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Also Known As: Died: June 28, 2010
Born: January 7, 1930 Cause of Death: Cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Producer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Spy Trap (1988) as Director
A group of kids sell fake secrets to the Soviet Union in order to pay for an operation for their music teacher.

Producer (feature film)

2.
Sweet November (2001)
Each month free-spirited Sara Deever starts a new relationship. Her task is to take a month to make one man become a better person, and then she moves on. When November rolls around and Sara targets the busy tycoon, Nelson Moss, she does not plan on falling in love. But they do, and as a result, Nelson learns the painful secret behind the brevity of Sara''s romances.
3.
Love Is All There Is (1996)
Set in the Bronx, "Love Is All There Is" follows two rival Italian families who discover that life can imitate art in the most hilarious way when the young and handsome Rosario Cappamezza becomes fatefully attracted to the beautiful Gina Malacici during a neighborhood production of "Romeo and Juliet
4.
Frank and Jesse (1995)
Story of outlaw brothers Frank and Jesse James in post-Civil War Missouri and Kansas.
5.
Last Party, The (1993)
A documentary, anchored by Robert Downey, Jr, dealing with the ins and outs of the 1992 major party conventions (the Democrats in New York City, the Republicans in Houston) and how the younger generation relates to the electoral process.
6.
Chorus Of Disapproval, A (1989)
After being posted by his firm to the quiet, British seaside resort of Scarborough, a timid widower, Guy Jones, joins the local production of "A Beggar's Opera" in an attempt to "meet people and have fun." As a result of his thespian pursuits, Guy becomes involved in the real-life drama of the small
7.
Jack's Back (1988) as Executive Producer
An updated "Jack the Ripper" thriller.
8.
Spy Trap (1988) as Executive Producer
A group of kids sell fake secrets to the Soviet Union in order to pay for an operation for their music teacher.
9.
The Blob (1988)
A strange lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows.
10.
Never on Tuesday (1988)
Two young men travelling by car across the country to California, find themselves stranded out in the middle of nowhere with a beautiful woman.
11.
Homeboy (1988)
A boxer gets into the ring with a little help from the mob.
12.
Heat (1987)
Mex Escalante (Reynolds) is a self-assured, all-knowing Las Vegas bodyguard. Holly (Karen Young), a hooker who has been roughed up by Danny DeMarco (Neill Barry), the psychopathic son of a Mafia don, asks for Mex''s help in getting revenge. Meanwhile, Cyrus Kinnick (Peter MacNicol), a clean-cut computer wizard, hires Mex first as his chaperon to make the rounds of the casinos and later to teach him self-defense. Naturally, taking revenge on a sadistic Mafiosa leads to trouble.
13.
Angel Heart (1987)
A gumshoe private investigator is hired by a mysterious and malevolent client to find a missing crooner who owes him on a debt, but when the PI starts his investigation he is thwarted by the murders of his possible witnesses and haunted by unexplainable demonic nightmares. As he nears and nears his
14.
Zombie High (1987)
15.
Nomads (1986)
A French anthropologist moves to Los Angeles and is followed by the evil spirits of an extinct tribe he once uncovered.
16.
Garbo Talks (1984) as Producer
A young man risks everything to help his dying mother meet Greta Garbo.
17.
Oxford Blues (1984) as Producer
A young American guy scrounges the money to buy himself an education at Oxford, where he falls for an aristocratic young woman and rises to become the star of the crew team.
19.
Death Valley (1981)
A divorcee, her son and her boyfriend are on a vacation in the beautiful but deadly Death Valley. What starts out as an ordinary, leisurely trip turns into a nightmare when they happen upon a murder and find themselves pursued by a maniac.
20.
The First Deadly Sin (1980)
A police detective nearing retirement tries to catch a serial killer.
21.
22.
Ffolkes (1980) as Producer
23.
Goldengirl (1979)
An Olympic athlete finds out she was programmed for success.
24.
Medusa Touch, The (1978) as Associate Producer
Morlar, a second class writer, is brutally killed. His head is totally smashed. When Inspector Brunel, a French cop, working in an exchange program in London, and sergeant Duff look up in his appartment, Morlar comes back to life. He resistst all his violations, a medical sensation. The researches show, that all people, who hurt Morlar in any way, died thereafter in a strange way. Above all, to those people belong authorities, as his parents, teachers, priests. Morlar thought, he initiated ALL catastrophies on earth. When he asked Dr.Zonfeld for help and she didn't believe him, he let an airplane crash into a building. Why doesn't he die ? Does it have something to do with the Queen visitig Westminster AbbeY ? And Windscale ?
25.
Stick Up, The (1978) as Executive Producer
26.
Black Joy (1978) as Producer
27.
Big Sleep, The (1978)
Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler's book fairly closely otherwise. Philip Marlowe is asked by the elderly (and near death) General Sternwood to investigate an attempt at blackmail on one of his daughters. He soon finds that the attempt is half hearted at best and seems to be more connected with the disappearance of the other daughter's husband, Rusty Regan. Rusty's wife, seems unconcerned with his disappearance, further complicating the mystery. Only General Sternwood seems concerned as mobsters and hired killers continue to appear in the path of the investigation.
28.
Absolution (1978)
At a Catholic public school, Benjamin Stanfield is tired of being the teacher's pet and decides to play a practical joke on his form master Father Goddard. In confession, Stanfield tells Goddard that he has accidentally murdered his friend Blakey and buried him in the forest. When Goddard investigates the matter, he finds a buried scarecrow. Goddard is outraged, but, due to the seal of confession, he knows he cannot expel Stanfield. Shortly after, Stanfield once again enters the confession booth, telling Goddard that what before was a practical joke, he has now made happen. In disbelief, Goddard once again goes to the forest to investigate the matter. This time, he discovers Blakey's dead body. The plot soon thickens as Stanfield's fellow student Arthur Dyson mysteriously disappears. In confession, Stanfield claims to have murdered him too. Outside of confession, he denies everything, leaving Goddard powerless. Confused by murders he is not allowed to talk about, Father Goddard starts to go mad. He eventually murders Stanfield with a spade, only to discover that his pet student never confessed to anything but the initial scarecrow prank. After that, another student, who is a great voice impersonator, decided to take a hideous revenge on Goddard, taking advantage of the confession booth where one whispers and cannot be seen.
29.
Equus (1977)
A psychoanalyst tries to help a young man who blinded a stable full of horses.
30.
Little Night Music, A (1977)
Fredrik EGerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been a virgin for the whole eleven months of the marriage, and being a bit restless, Fredrik goes to see an old flame, the famous actress Desiree Armfeldt. Desiree is getting tired of her life, and is thinkin of settling down, and sets her sights on Fredrik, despite his marriage, and her own married lover Count Carl-Magnus. She gets her mother to invite the EGermans to her country estate for the weekend. But when Carl-Magnus and his wife Charlotte appear, too, things begin to get farcical (Send in the Clowns), and the night must smile for the third time before all the lovers are united.
31.
Swashbuckler (1976)
A pirate comes to the aid of a noblewoman in distress.
32.
The Missouri Breaks (1976) as Producer
An outlaw''''s attempts to go straight fall short when a rival rancher hires a psychotic gunman.
33.
92 In The Shade (1975)
A young drifter returns home to Key West and opens a fishing charter business. But this action starts a feud with a rival sea captain that proves to be a dangerous one.
34.
Farewell, My Lovely (1975)
Los Angeles private detective Philip Marlowe takes on the job of finding ex-con Moose Malloy's girlfriend Velma. Once on the case, Marlowe finds himself in one dangerous situation after another as he follows a trail of lies and betrayals.
35.
Breakheart Pass (1975) as Executive Producer
A U.S. Marshall tries to bring in a captured outlaw during a treacherous train ride.
36.
Russian Roulette (1975) as Executive Producer
A mountie finds himself engulfed in a KGB conspiracy to kill the renegade Russian Premier Alexei Kosygin during his visit to Canada in 1970.
37.
Rancho Deluxe (1975)
Two modern cowboys turn to rustling cattle.
38.
Dogpound Shuffle (1974) as Executive Producer
A man who has lost his beloved pet dog enlists the help of a young drifter in finding the animal. This leads to a series of misadventures, including a confrontation with a hulking dog-pound worker and a stint providing the entertainment at a millionaire's party.
39.
Count Your Bullets (1974) as Executive Producer
A young man in the old West comes across a group of Indian prisoners who are being led by a cavalry troop with a cruel sergeant. The next time sees the group, most of the captives have been killed by the troop. The young man does his best to get the survivors to a safe place and along the way he fal
40.
11 Harrowhouse (1974)
A small time diamond merchant is jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase, and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is blackmailed into pulling off a major heist at the Diamond Exchange, located at 11 Harrowhouse.
41.
Jeremy (1973) as Executive Producer
15-year-old musician Jeremy falls in love with a girl at his high school, an aspiring dancer named Susan.
42.
The Long Goodbye (1973) as Executive Producer
Detective Phillip Marlowe investigates shady characters involved in a long-lost friend''''s murder.
43.
X Y & Zee (1972) as Executive Producer
A possessive woman fights to end her husband's affair with a younger woman.
44.
The Nightcomers (1972) as Executive Producer
Prequel to the Henry James classic "Turn of the Screw" about the events leading up to the deaths of Peter Quint and Ms. Jessel, and the the slow corruption of the children in their care.
45.
When Eight Bells Toll (1971) as Producer
46.
Villain (1971) as Executive Producer
A paranoid British gangster thinks everybody is a potential stoolie.
47.
Where Eagles Dare (1969) as Producer
An Allied team sets out to free an American officer held by the Nazis in a mountaintop castle.
48.
The Night of the Following Day (1969) as Executive Producer
Things start to go wrong for a group of criminals after they kidnap a young heiress and hold her for ransom at a beach house in France. Fighting among the co-conspirators boils over shortly after the ransom is picked up, leading to a violent end for most.
49.
Calcutta (1969) as Producer
The city of Calcutta and its 8 million inhabitants come to life.
50.
Sweet November (1968) as Producer
A woman refuses to let her romances last longer than one month.
51.
The Bobo (1967) as Producer
To land a job, an aspiring singer has to seduce a heartless gold digger.
52.
Kaleidoscope (1966) as Producer
A pretty girl lures a luckless gambler into a dangerous poker game.
53.
Harper (1966) as Producer
A broken-down private eye sets out to find a rich woman''''s missing husband.
54.
Kaleidoscope (1966) as Presented By
A pretty girl lures a luckless gambler into a dangerous poker game.
55.
Bus Riley's Back in Town (1965) as Producer
A young sailor returns home to discover his girl has married an older, wealthy man.

Production Companies (feature film)

56.
Tam Lin (1971) as Company
57.
A Severed Head (1971) as Company
When a woman leaves her husband for his best friend, it triggers a series of romantic unions and breakups.
58.
The Walking Stick (1970) as Company
A beautiful polio victim is seduced into helping with a robbery.
59.
The Night of the Following Day (1969) as Company
Things start to go wrong for a group of criminals after they kidnap a young heiress and hold her for ransom at a beach house in France. Fighting among the co-conspirators boils over shortly after the ransom is picked up, leading to a violent end for most.
60.
Where Eagles Dare (1969) as Company
An Allied team sets out to free an American officer held by the Nazis in a mountaintop castle.
61.
Sol Madrid (1968) as Company
An undercover narcotics agent tries to track a Mafia chief.
62.
Sweet November (1968) as Company
A woman refuses to let her romances last longer than one month.
63.
The Bobo (1967) as Company
To land a job, an aspiring singer has to seduce a heartless gold digger.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

64.
Wild Seed (1965) as Prod coöp
A young drifter forms an alliance with a runaway girl.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

65.
Dark Backward, The (1991)
A struggling comedian gains notoriety when a third arm grows out of his back.
66.
Gaby-A True Story (1987)
A girl with cerebral palsy fights to build a life as an artist and activist.

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