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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Call Me Mister (1951) as Soldier
G.I. Sergeant Shep Dooley, former stage star awaiting discharge in postwar Tokyo, meets his estranged love Kay when she arrives to entertain the troops. Shep, who hasn't exactly lost his former irresponsibility, does his best to court Kay anew...but she has no lack of other admirers as she labors to put on a soldier show.
2.
Francis (1950) as Switchboard operator
A talking mule helps a hapless soldier uncover an enemy agent.
3.
Sword in the Desert (1949) as Orderly
After smuggling Jewish refugees into pre-Israel Palestine, a freighter captain becomes embroiled in the conflict.

Writer (feature film)

4.
Bride in Black, The (1990) as Story By
A widowed bride finds herself on a hunt to discover why her husband was shot shortly after their wedding.
5.
None So Blind (1990)
A television movie in the "Kojak" series of telefilms for "The ABC Saturday Mystery." Kojak matches wits with a wily business tycoon, who owns a department store chain, and a mobster on a secret assignment.
6.
It's Always Something (1990)
A television movie airing as part of "The ABC Saturday Mystery." Kojak's former top detective, Crocker, is now a brilliant assistant district attorney who sets out to prosecute Detective Blake for the murder of a call girl found dead in his bed.
7.
Hellinger's Law (1981)
In this pilot to a followup series to his "Kojak", Telly Savalas is a flamboyant criminal lawyer who takes on the case of the syndicate's accountant--actually a Justice Department plant who has infiltrated the mob--accused of murdering a local TV newscaster. Hellinger finds that not only does the g
8.
One of Our Own (1975)
A hospital drama involving a neurosurgeon/chief of services who faces numerous crises -- including saving a fellow doctor's life after an incompetent physician makes an erroneous diagnosis. This was the pilot for Peppard's short-lived "Doctors Hospital" series (1975-76), that had Lampert, Campos and

Producer (feature film)

9.
Hellinger's Law (1981)
In this pilot to a followup series to his "Kojak", Telly Savalas is a flamboyant criminal lawyer who takes on the case of the syndicate's accountant--actually a Justice Department plant who has infiltrated the mob--accused of murdering a local TV newscaster. Hellinger finds that not only does the g
10.
Beggarman, Thief (1979)
The two-part, four-hour sequel to Irwin Shaw's "Rich Man, Poor Man" and the vastly successful miniseries made from it (and the subsequent, less-successful short-lived series, "Rich Man, Poor Man -- Book II," during the 1976-77 season). Moviemaker Gretchen Jordache, the sister not seen in either of t
11.
Perilous Voyage (1976)
An alcoholic banana republic revolutionary hijacks a ship carrying armaments and holds a group of passengers hostage. This one sat on the shelf for eight years following its production in 1968. At that time its title was "The Revolution of Antonio DeLeon."
12.
One of Our Own (1975)
A hospital drama involving a neurosurgeon/chief of services who faces numerous crises -- including saving a fellow doctor's life after an incompetent physician makes an erroneous diagnosis. This was the pilot for Peppard's short-lived "Doctors Hospital" series (1975-76), that had Lampert, Campos and
13.
Return Of Charlie Chan, The (1971) as Producer
Plans to bring Charlie Chan back to TV in this mystery involving the legendary sleuth and a wealthy Greek ship tycoon aboard the latter's yacht off the coast of Vancouver resulted in this curiously disappointing TV-movie with a stranger history. Filmed on location in late 1970, it premiered on Briti
14.
How I Spent My Summer Vacation (1967) as Producer
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.
15.
Dark Intruder (1965) as Producer

Director (special)

16.
Amanda Fallon (1973)
A second pilot film about the work of Amanda Fallon, a pediatrician in Los Angeles. In the pilot episode, titled "And Other Things I May Not See," Amanda tries to help a pregnant teenager who desperately hopes that her baby will somehow fill the void in her life.

Writer (special)

17.
Hanged Man, The (1964)
Siegel's second made-for-TV movie (his first, "The Killers," had been diverted to theatrical distribution, having originally been deemed too violent for television) is a remake of the chase melodrama "Ride the Pink Horse" (1947), set this time in New Orleans during Mardi Gras. A gunman sets out to a

Producer (special)

18.
Ready and Willing (1974)
The misadventures of Sergeants Joe Ready and Herbert Willing, two bumbling police detectives, and Pamela Stevens, a beautiful but somewhat dizzy criminologist who assists them. In the pilot episode, a parody of "Dragnet," the trio attempt to solve the murder of a seemingly insignificant drifter.
19.
Amanda Fallon (1973)
A second pilot film about the work of Amanda Fallon, a pediatrician in Los Angeles. In the pilot episode, titled "And Other Things I May Not See," Amanda tries to help a pregnant teenager who desperately hopes that her baby will somehow fill the void in her life.
20.
Amanda Fallon (1972) as Producer
The story, set in Los Angeles, follows the working life of Amanda Fallon, a pediatrician. In the pilot episode, Amanda seeks to comfort and help a fourteen-year-old boy who is suffering from bleeding ulcers.
21.
Guilty Or Not Guilty (1966) as Producer
The story, set in New York City, relates the exploits of Gregg Collier, an assistant District Attorney. In the pilot episode, Collier attempts to get the goods on a suspected mugger.
22.
Watchman, The (1964) as Producer
The story of Jack Fleming, a Hemingway-like writer who explores various aspects of life. Broadcast as "The Watchman" on "Kraft Suspense Theater."

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

23.
Dark Secret of Harvest Home, The (1978) as Producer
A suspense drama chronicling the events that beset a New York commercial artist when he and his wife and daughter move to a rustic New England village they once visited during their travels, only to find a ritualistic lifestyle full of foreboding secrets.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

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