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Also Known As: Died: June 23, 2006
Born: April 22, 1923 Cause of Death: stroke
Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, USA Profession: Producer ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) as Mr. Fearless
Charles Lindbergh risks his life to complete his historic flight from New York to Paris.
2.
The Bamboo Prison (1955) as Skinny
An undercover agent investigates atrocities at a Korean P.O.W. camp.
3.
Wyoming Renegades (1955) as Petie Carver
Phil Carey, Gene Evans, Martha Hyer, William Bishop, Douglas Kennedy, Don Beddoe. Butch Cassidy tries to enlist former outlaw Phil Carey in his lawless gang but is thwarted by Carey''s fiancee (Martha Hyer) and her task force of women sharpshooters. One of the minor villains is Aaron Spelling, who in 1960 was to launch himself to fame as the producer of Zane Grey Theatre and later as the idea man behind "Charlie''s Angels".
4.
Mad at the World (1955) as Willie Hanson
5.
Kismet (1955) as Beggar
In this Arabian Nights musical, the "king of the beggars" infiltrates high society when his daughter is wooed by a handsome prince.
6.
Target Zero (1955) as Pfc. Strangler
International soldiers fight to ignore their differences while holding a hill during the Korean War.
7.
Alaska Seas (1954) as Knifer
Robert Ryan and Brian Keith, vastly under-rated actors, take a B-potboiler and make it appear to actually be something more. Matt Baker (Robert Ryan), a nere-do-well adventurer, gets out of jail and skips/sails away on his boat without paying for the storage and repairs. Back in his hometown, he is hired by his old friend Jim Kimmerly (Brian Keith), head of the Salmon fishermen who have formed a canning cooperative, and are battling against an organized gang that rob the fishing traps regulary. Matt gets into a jam and needs money, so he joins the raiders, although his friend Jim, unaware of his duplicity, keeps covering for him among the other fishermen. The two men are also vying for the favors of Nicky (Jan Sterling.)
8.
Black Widow (1954) as Mr. Oliver
A young stage hopeful (Peggy Ann Gardner), is murdered and suspicion falls on her mentor, a Broadway producer (Van Heflin).
9.
Three Young Texans (1954) as Catur
A western about a Texan who robs a train in an effort to prevent his father from committing the crime, a young girl who attempts to help him after learning about the theft, and a cowboy friend who demands a share of the money.
10.
Vicki (1953) as Harry Williams
Supermodel Vicki Lynn, whose face is seen everywhere, is murdered, and ace homicide cop Ed Cornell cuts his vacation short to take the case personally. In flashback we see how Vicki rose from ambitious waitress to big black headlines, courtesy of clever publicity man Steve Christopher. Now Cornell seems determined to get Christopher convicted in what begins to seem like a bizarre personal vendetta. Is Steve caught like a rat in a trap?

Writer (feature film)

11.
Three Kings, The (1987)
A Christmas story about three inmates from a mental institution who believe they are The Three Wise Men of the Bible. They escape on camelback into the urban sprawl of Los Angeles in a whimsical search for the Christ child.
12.
Trackers, The (1971)
A pilot for a Western that teams up a strong-willed black frontier scout and a stubborn rancher in a reluctant alliance to find out who killed the latter's son and made off with his daughter.
13.
One Foot in Hell (1960) as Screenwriter
14.
Guns of the Timberland (1960) as Screenwriter
A lumberjack battles a group of ranchers over the rights to a nearby forest.
15.
One Foot in Hell (1960) as Based on a Story by

Producer (feature film)

16.
Satan's School For Girls (2000) as Executive Producer
Remake of the 1973 television movie about a young woman who investigates her sister's apparent suicide, which leads her into a dangerous web of deception at an eastern women's college. Beth Hammersmith is distraught and puzzled by the suicide of her sister. Her search for an answer leads her to her
17.
Mod Squad, The (1999)
Three teens are co-opted by the police into becoming undercover agents instead of going to prison. Julie is a former vagrant and herion addict, Pete a rich kid gone wrong and Linc is a young arsonist. The police figure that with their street-cred the mod squad can get in places that more official co
18.
After Jimmy (1996) as Executive Producer
After a seemingly well-adjusted teenager commits suicide, each member of his family must embark upon an emotional journey examining his own feelings of blame and guilt, anger and hurt. It is only when they learn to depend on one another for love and support that they find the courage to accept what
19.
Green Dolphin Beat (1994) as Executive Producer
Two cops try to solve the murder of a former prostitute while fighting for their jobs in a crime-ridden precinct of a Northwestern city.
20.
Jane's House (1994)
When a widower remarries, he and his children must learn to deal with the memories of the deceased, and accept the new woman in their lives.
21.
Love on the Run (1994) as Executive Producer
A mercenary and a Canadian heiress marry on a whim and discover that the only thing they have in common is their new business -- an adventure travel company.
22.
Stranger in the Mirror, A (1993)
A television movie based on the Sidney Sheldon novel "A Stranger in the Mirror." Two young people go to Hollywood to pursue their dreams of stardom.
23.
And the Band Played On (1993)
Based on the best seller by Randy Shilts about the history of the AIDS epidemic in America and how the medical, political and social establishments have dealt with the crisis.
24.
Sexual Advances (1992)
A manager at an athletic-equipment firm finds herself the victim of sexual harassment in the office.
25.
Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992) as Executive Producer
Mike Stone is now a police captain who goes back to the streets to find the killer of his longtime partner.
26.
Terror on Track 9 (1992)
One of a series of television movies depicting the exploits of police detective Frank Janek. A series of murders by lethal injection occur in New York's Grand Central Station.
27.
Jailbirds (1991) as Executive Producer
A young, black Los Angeles executive and an unpolished white woman find themselves handcuffed together in a Louisiana jail. When they make their escape, the duo embark on a series of adventures through bayou country.
28.
Soapdish (1991)
The goings on behind the scenes at a daytime soap opera.
29.
Rich Men, Single Women (1990)
Three women team up with the common goal of marrying millionaires. While attempting to convince these potential mates that they are the stuff of any man's dreams, the schemers learn whether money can really buy love.
30.
Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage, The (1990) as Executive Producer
A television movie for CBS based on the successful ABC series. In this Valentine's Day cruise, Vicki helps her father come to terms with the death of his wife, a gang of jewel thieves uses the cruise to make their getaway, a charity bachelor auction is planned by the new social director, the Chef's
31.
Loose Cannons (1990)
The adventures of a veteran policeman and the young, off-beat detective he's partnered with.
32.
Day One (1989)
A television movie dramatizing the story of the Manhattan Project and the race to develop the atomic bomb. The saga revolves around three main characters: General Leslie R. Groves, the military man who spear-headed the endeavor; Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientist in charge of the project; and
33.
Nightingales (1988) as Executive Producer
A movie pilot focusing on the personal and professional lives of eight student nurses at a Los Angeles teaching hospital.
34.
Satisfaction (1988)
Adventures of a female rock 'n' roll band hired as the house act in a club at a wealthy beach resort.
35.
Harry's Hong Kong (1987)
A world-weary, globe-trotting, Hong Kong-based soldier of fortune -- an "old China hand" in an unsoiled white suit -- gets mixed up in the murder of a long-time pal and in police corruption in this busted series pilot that had been sitting on some shelf in Aaron Spelling's office apparently for some
36.
Cracked Up (1987)
A high school track star is obsessed with the deadly drug "crack." His addiction not only endangers his life but threatens to destroy his relationships with his best friend and his father, an introspective clergyman.
37.
Love Boat: Who Killed Maxwell Thorn?, The (1987) as Executive Producer
A TV movie continuing the adventures of the Love Boat gang.<P>Various passengers end up on board after receiving complimentary tickets from an agency called Luxury Travel, an outfit which turns out to be owned by famous reclusive billionaire Maxwell Thorn. Ace hypothesizes that Thorn plans to kill a
38.
Three O'Clock High (1987)
A mild-mannered nerd is forced into a fight with the school bully-scheduled to begin at exactly three p.m.
39.
Three Kings, The (1987)
A Christmas story about three inmates from a mental institution who believe they are The Three Wise Men of the Bible. They escape on camelback into the urban sprawl of Los Angeles in a whimsical search for the Christ child.
40.
Cross My Heart (1987)
David and Kathy have had a couple of dates, and things are going well. But their third date is producing a lot of anxiety in David who was already nervous about scaring Kathy off with the news that he has a child, and now he''s lost his job. During the evening, he begins to make up little lies about his situation, and before long the lies get bigger and things become very complicated.
41.
Surrender (1987)
The story of a commercial artist and the various romantic entanglements in her life.
42.
Love Boat: The Christmas Cruise, The (1986) as Executive Producer
A TV movie continuing the adventures of the Love Boat gang.<P>Annette Duvall and her daughter, Heather, are an accomplished bunko team. Heather plans to lure a wealthy man into a "stacked" card game with her mother. But complications arise when the intended dupe, young and very rich Wellington Davis
43.
Love Boat: The Shipshape Cruise, The (1986)
A TV movie continuing the adventures of the Love Boat gang.<P>Exercise doctor Charlene Thomas and her companion, Doris Johnson, board ship with the doctor booked to run an exercise class for the duration of the cruise. The woman introduced as Dr. Thomas is properly svelte, but her companion is consi
44.
Dark Mansions (1986)
Contemporary gothic drama about a young woman (Linda Purl) hired to write the family history of a shipbuilding dynasty and finding supernatural forces at work when she moves into the clan's compound on a lonely, windswept bluff near Seattle. Initially, Loretta Young had been coaxed out of retirement
45.
'Night, Mother (1986) as Producer
Although she seems normally happy, Jessie Cates casually informs her mother Thelma that she is going to commit suicide during the night. This initiates a war of nerves between the resolute Jessie and the heart-broken Thelma who uses every gambit she can imagine to save her daughter.
46.
International Airport (1985)
The old white-knuckles disaster-in-the plot, featuring a cast of familiar "guest stars," is dusted off (there's a bomb aboard a Hawaiian-bound jetliner) for this pilot to a prospective series revolving around the problems on the job -- and at home -- of a manager of a large metropolitan airport (Gil
47.
Dark Mirror (1984) as Executive Producer
A psychotic murderer who has killed her lover, a wealthy attorney, sets out to frame her identical twin sister for the crime in this remake of the 1946 Robert Siodmak movie starring Olivia de Havilland and Lew Ayres. Jane Seymour plays both sisters, as de Havilland had done, and Stephen Collins (in
48.
Velvet (1984) as Executive Producer
Pilot film to a prospective series, with four beautiful government agents posing as aerobics teachers for Velvet International, health spas used as a front for the Network Security Intelligence Agency. In the pilot, the four agents bravely attempt to rescue a kidnapped scientist who is being held fo
49.
Hotel (1983)
A television movie pilot for an ABC series based on Arthur Hailey's novel "Hotel." Dramatic vignettes depict incidents in the lives of guests and staff of the St. Gregory Hotel in San Francisco.
50.
Mr. Mom (1983)
Jack and Caroline are a couple struggling to make ends meet. When Jack loses his job, they agree that he should stay at home and look after the house while Caroline works. It''s just that he''s never done it before, and really doesn''t have a clue...
51.
Making of a Male Model (1983) as Executive Producer
A chic Manhattan modeling agency's seductive owner plucks a rugged young Nevada rancher from obscurity and endeavors to make him into an overnight sex symbol, only to discover that he craves the wide open spaces back home. Jon-Erik Hexum, in his first starring film, is the hunk who came to real-life
52.
Shooting Stars (1983)
Billy Dee Williams and Parker Stevenson star in this prospective series pilot as a pair of TV detectives who are fired from their fictional series by their jealous co-star (Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.) and decide to open up shop as real private eyes to earn money between acting jobs.
53.
Wild Women Of Chastity Gulch, The (1982)
A comedy western that teams up a Missouri mining town's barroom belles and their self-righteous sisters to fight off a ragtag band of renegade soldiers after their own men have marched off to war. Representing the shady ladies are Joan Collins as the town madame, Phyllis Davis and Morgan Brittany. T
54.
Massarati and the Brain (1982)
A 12-year-old genius joins forces with his international soldier-of-fortune uncle and the latter's agent colleagues, a sexy spy and a very proper butler, to retrieve a treasure of artworks from a nefarious neo-Nazi leader, played by Christopher Lee. A pilot to a prospective series.
55.
Don't Go To Sleep (1982) as Executive Producer
The daughter of a troubled family who was killed in an automobile accident returns from the grave to take each member back with her one by one. Dennis Weaver and Valerie Harper, as the parents, previously played a married couple in "The Day the Loving Stopped".
56.
Best Little Girl in the World, The (1981)
The story of a teenager suffering the disorder anorexia nervosa -- the deliberate starving either by excessive dieting or self-induced vomiting -- in the case of this plot, by her inability to cope with family stress and because of social pressures. Jennifer Jason Leigh, daughter of actor Vic Morrow
57.
Sizzle (1981)
Loni Anderson is a sultry nightclub singer and John Forsythe a Chicago crime kingpin in this period piece, set in the Prohibition era, about a small-town girl who comes to the big city with her boyfriend, and after he is killed while running illegal booze for the mob, sets out to avenge his murder.
58.
Casino (1980)
Blake Edwards' old "Mr. Lucky" series of the early sixties was dusted off for a prospective television updating and Mike Connors took the lead role as the suave gambler who owns a floating hotel and gambling ship in this new version, on which Edwards takes billing as "creative consultant." In this p
59.
Waikiki (1980) as Executive Producer
A couple of private eyes, a laid-back Californian and a street-wise New Yorker, team up to track down a killer in Hawaii known as "the cane field murderer" in this unsuccessful pilot to yet another TV detective series.
60.
Power Within, The (1979)
A prospective pilot about a daredevil flyer, barnstorming for county fairs, who becomes a human dynamo after being struck by lightning and is menaced by enemy agents determined to find out the secret of his incredible strength. This was called "Power Man" not only in production but in all publicity
61.
Beach Patrol (1979)
A "Rookies"-in-dune-buggies series pilot in which a comely lady cop is transferred from the narcotics division and assigned to a special police team patrolling California's beaches, only to spot a fugitive drug kingpin and find herself targeted for murder.
62.
Return of the Mod Squad (1979)
With an eye toward reviving the hit series that ran from 1968 to 1973, "Mod Squad" producers Danny Thomas and Aaron Spelling joined forces once again after going their separate ways for many years to call ex-undercover cops Pete, Linc and Julie back to the force when a series of sniper attacks are m
63.
Love's Savage Fury (1979)
This outrageous carbon copy of "Gone With the Wind" had a petulant, self-centered Southern belle fighting not only to keep herself the center of attraction among her countless beaux but also to hold on to the family homestead when the Union Army comes marching through, and then it veers off into a s
64.
Hart to Hart (1979) as Producer
Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers are happily married jet-set investigators and Lionel Stander is their jack-of-all-trades right hand in this pilot to the hit series, co-produced by Wagner and wife, Natalie Wood, under their Rona II banner. Here, the Harts look into the mysterious death of a close f
65.
Return to Fantasy Island (1978)
This second feature-length pilot for the hit series that began in January 1978 offered more dreams fulfilled for six lucky people on a plush island resort. Originally it was to have been titled simply "Fantasy Island II" and had been scheduled to premiere two months earlier.
66.
Users, The (1978)
A small-town girl with a dark past falls in love with a fading screen star and masterminds his spectacular professional and personal comeback. Screen veteran Joan Fontaine made her TV-movie debut here as a Hollywood socialite.
67.
Wild and Wooly (1978) as Executive Producer
A Western adventure -- a "Charlie's Angels" on horseback -- involving three comely females who meet in a territorial prison, engineer a daring escape, and find themselves in a race against time to prevent the assassination of Teddy Roosevelt.
68.
Vega$ (1978) as Executive Producer
A flashy private eye in Las Vegas searches for a runaway teenage girl and runs into a murder investigation in this pilot for the hit series that began in the fall of 1978.
69.
Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid (1978)
A comedy Western about a turn-of-the-century lady investigator who goes to the wide-open spaces to capture a gang of outlaws led by a charming Robin Hood of the plains, leading a band of dispossessed ranchers against a stuffy English land baron who has cheated them out of their property.
70.
Cruise into Terror (1978) as Producer
Evil emanates from an ancient sarcophagus brought aboard a pleasure cruise ship peopled by a predictably stellar TV cast. Originally this was to have been called "Voyage into Evil."
71.
New Love Boat, The (1977) as Executive Producer
In this third pilot to the hugely successful series that -- beginning in September, 1977 -- sailed for more than eight years (with several additional periodic cruises thereafter), Gavin McLeod was piped aboard as the captain, becoming the most successful of the Mary Tyler Moore alumni (series-wise).
72.
Little Ladies of the Night (1977) as Executive Producer
A one-time pimp turned big-city cop takes an interest in a teenage runaway who has been drawn into the hard world of prostitution after being shunned by her parents. Originally this was to have premiered in September 1976.
73.
Love Boat II, The (1977) as Executive Producer
The sequel to the TV movie "The Love Boat," this second pilot to the subsequent hit series once again offered an all-star TV cast setting sail for romance under the watchful eyes of a totally new crew, several of whom (Grandy, Kopell and Lange) were signed on for the later weekly voyage which began
74.
San Pedro Bums, The (1977)
In this pilot for the brief series beginning in September 1977, five rough-and-tumble pals, living on a leaky boat, try to collar a gang of waterfront toughs after a robbery in which their buddy was the victim.
75.
Fantasy Island (1977) as Producer
In this pilot to the hit series which began in the fall of 1977, a planeload of wealthy vacationers land on a glamorous island paradise for the weekend, where for $50,000 each they can live out their most compelling fantasies. Suave Montalban and his short Man Friday, Villechaize, continued welcomin
76.
Charlie's Angels (1976)
This was the pilot for the hit TV series that began in September 1976, with three attractive females who work for a very private investigator, a man they have never seen or met, and must use their wiles to con the manager of a vineyard into revealing the whereabouts of the body of his wealthy boss w
77.
Boy in the Plastic Bubble, The (1976)
A teenager, born with no immunities and forced to live in an incubator-like environment isolating him from any direct human contact, is faced with a life-or-death decision when he falls in love with the girl next door. Diana Hyland, playing the boy's mother, won an Emmy Award for her performance. Wr
78.
Death at Love House (1976)
Curious over the relationship that his artist-father had with a famous film queen in the 1930s, a young writer and his wife accept the challenge of writing a movie script about the legendary star, gain access to her old mansion, occupied by a lone caretaker, and find themselves menaced by her spirit
79.
One of My Wives Is Missing (1976) as Executive Producer
A small-town detective faces a baffling case when the missing wife of a wealthy man suddenly reappears but the distraught husband claims that she is not his wife but an imposter. This pilot to a prospective Jack Klugman series was adapted from the same source as the TV movie "Honeymoon With a Strang
80.
New Daughters of Joshua Cabe, The (1976) as Executive Producer
Rascally Joshua Cabe is back for his third go-around (John McIntire takes over for Dan Dailey who previously took over for Buddy Ebsen) and is wrongly convicted of murder, so his "daughters" devise a daring plot to smuggle him out of prison and cheat the hangman.
81.
Baby Blue Marine (1976) as Producer
A young man has failed his basic training to become a Marine and is sent home wearing baby blue fatigues which indicate his failure. On the way, he is mugged by a Marine who is unstrung by battle fatigue, and leaves the young washout in a hero''s uniform. Proceeding to hitchhike home in the undeserved uniform, the young man arrives in a small Colorado town where he is assumed to be, and is treated like, a hero.
82.
Murder on Flight 502 (1975)
A road-company "Airport" with a stellar cast being menaced by a maniac on a transatlantic jet who has murdered once and threatens to kill again. Rock-jawed Robert Stack is the stalwart, unflappable pilot; his wife Rosemary and daughter Elizabeth have key roles.
83.
Daughters of Joshua Cabe Return, The (1975) as Executive Producer
In the second of the "Joshua Cabe" pilot movies -- this one with an entirely different cast -- the three shady ladies, hired by a rascally old rancher to pose as his daughters, are outwitted by the real father of one, who kidnaps his own daughter and holds her for a ransom Cabe can't pay.
84.
Starsky and Hutch (1975)
In this pilot for the hit series that began in September 1975, an unorthodox pair of undercover cops investigate a double homicide and discover that they were the intended victims.
85.
Legend of Valentino, The (1975)
Romantic fiction -- a term used by the network to describe it and blunt any possible lawsuits -- based on the life and myth of the screen's first and most famous male sex symbol.
86.
Only With Married Men (1974)
A comedy about a sexy girl who only wants to date married men and a sly bachelor who pretends to be married to avoid a long-term involvement with anyone.
87.
California Split (1974) as Executive Producer
A down on his luck gambler and a free spirit take an unscheduled gambling trip to Tijuana.
88.
Girl Who Came Gift-Wrapped, The (1974) as Producer
A small-town beauty with wide eyes, great ambitions and empty pockets is presented to a wealthy and jaded magazine publisher as a bikinied birthday present by his business associates.
89.
Death Cruise (1974) as Producer
Three couples, all mysterious winners of a pleasure cruise, find that their tickets have guaranteed them a one-way passage to death.
90.
Savages (1974)
A wealthy New York attorney, on a western hunting trip, turns into a deranged hunter after accidentally killing an old prospector and then deliberately stalking his young guide to protect his own reputation.
91.
Death Squad, The (1974) as Producer
A television carbon of Clint Eastwood's "Magnum Force" (1973), this movie likewise has a hard-nosed cop going after a self-styled assassination squad of bad cops who are methodically eliminating criminals they feel were wrongly exonerated in court. Forster is the one rooting out the bad apples.
92.
Hit Lady (1974)
Yvette Mimieux wrote this story and stars as a professional artist who moonlights (primarily in bikini) as a syndicate killer. Writer Tracy Keenan Wynn made his directorial debut with this movie, working for the first time with his father, Keenan Wynn.
93.
Death Sentence (1974) as Producer
A juror in a murder case comes to the conclusion that the wrong man is on trial, and then finds her own life threatened by the real killer -- her husband.
94.
Cry Panic (1974)
A drama about a man who accidentally runs over and kills a pedestrian on the outskirts of a small town whose citizens, including the sheriff, are hiding a deadly secret about the victim.
95.
Snatched (1973) as Executive Producer
The wives of three wealthy men are kidnapped and held for $3,000,000 in ransom, but one husband refuses to pay his share.
96.
Great American Beauty Contest, The (1973) as Executive Producer
The pursuit by America's loveliest girls for a coveted beauty crown is threatened by a scandal which implicates a judge, a former winner, and one of the five finalists.
97.
Cold Night's Death, A (1973) as Executive Producer
An offbeat psychological horror tale in which two scientists, snowbound in an Arctic research station while looking into the death of a colleague, find themselves stalked by an unknown force. "The Chill Factor" was its original title during production.
98.
Letters, The (1973)
Three interconnected stories about nine people whose lives are drastically changed by letters delayed a year in delivery. Pilot to a prospective series.
99.
Bait, The (1973)
An undercover policewoman risks her life as she lures a homicidal rapist into a trap.
100.
Letters From Three Lovers (1973) as Producer
This successor to "The Letters" (1973) and the second pilot for a proposed series -- once more offers three interconnected stories in which three letters, delayed a year, change the lives of a young couple separated by a jail sentence, a suburban housewife involved in a love affair, and two vacation
101.
Satan's School For Girls (1973) as Producer
A young woman's investigation into the seemingly unmotivated suicide of her sister leads her to an exclusive girls' school where she soon finds herself in the same satanic grip that drove her sister and others to their deaths.
102.
Hijack! (1973)
Two veteran truckers are hired to haul a top-secret cargo from Los Angeles to Houston and are challenged by a series of hijacking attempts by a group who will stop at nothing to prevent delivery.
103.
Home for the Holidays (1972) as Executive Producer
A suspense tale in which an ailing father summons his three daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his much younger wife, whom he suspects is trying to poison him.
104.
Daughters of Joshua Cabe, The (1972)
A pilot film about a fur trapper who, in a scheme to keep his land holdings in the wake of a homesteading law, recruits a prostitute, a thief, and a pickpocket to portray his daughters.
105.
Every Man Needs One (1972) as Executive Producer
A swinging bachelor architect is pressured into hiring a dedicated women's libber as his assistant and finds himself falling for her.
106.
Rolling Man (1972)
Shaken by the death of his wife and the disappearance of his young sons while he spent four years in prison, a simple man tries to rebuild his life while searching for the missing boys.
107.
No Place to Run (1972)
When an adopted boy's parents are killed and the authorities threaten to keep the boy's ailing but loving grandfather from gaining custody, the pair run away together. John Badham, the film's original director, left when the project was suspended because of Herschel Bernardi's illness, and was repla
108.
Two For the Money (1972) as Producer
Two cops quit the force to become private detectives and are quickly thrust into the search for a killer who has eluded the authorities for twelve years.
109.
Rookies, The (1972)
Police recruits and their wives try to adjust to the ways of being part of a metropolitan police force. This was the pilot for the hit series (1972-75) starring Brown, Melville and Ontkean, along with Kate Jackson (in the role played by Jennifer Billingsley in this film).
110.
Bounty Man, The (1972) as Producer
A bounty hunter in the Old West and his long-time rival are both after the reward for a young killer -- dead or alive -- but find themselves menaced by the outlaw's gang of cut-throats.
111.
Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole (1972) as Producer
A pretty research doctor, suddenly widowed, is inveigled by a gruff street doctor to put away the mourning band and join him in his clinic in a Chicago slum area. The title role marked the end of Susan Hayward's long film career.
112.
Reluctant Heroes, The (1971)
An army tale about an egghead ninety-day-wonder who relies on ancient tactics he remembers from the history books to save his beleaguered squad on an important mission in Korea.
113.
River of Gold (1971) as Executive Producer
A pair of beach bums drift to Acapulco in search of a beautiful young woman and a sunken treasure.
114.
Last Child, The (1971)
This futuristic drama, containing Van Heflin's last performance, focuses on a young couple trying to circumvent the government's edict that limits each family to only one child. Heflin is a retired U.S. Senator who tries to help them in this film originally to have been called "The Day They Took the
115.
If Tomorrow Comes (1971)
A young couple -- a California girl and a Japanese-American boy -- ignore local prejudices and marry secretly on December 7, 1941, minutes before the announcement of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
116.
Love, Hate, Love (1971)
O'Neal's TV movie debut casts him as a glib engineer who steals the heart of a fashion model. She in turn jilts her jet-setter fiancee who turns out to be a psychotic.
117.
Trackers, The (1971)
A pilot for a Western that teams up a strong-willed black frontier scout and a stubborn rancher in a reluctant alliance to find out who killed the latter's son and made off with his daughter.
118.
In Broad Daylight (1971)
A blind actor discovers that his wife is cheating on him with his best friend and plots an elaborate double murder.
119.
Death of Me Yet, The (1971)
A small-town newspaper editor, a pillar of his community, discovers that his hidden past has caught up with him and an Iron Curtain agent who knew him in his other life has been sent to kill him.
120.
Yuma (1971) as Producer
A Western adventure about a tough marshal's efforts to clean up a frontier town filled with brawling cattlemen, crooked officials and various bad guys out to discredit him.
121.
Congratulations, It's a Boy! (1971)
A happy bachelor's swinging life is disrupted by the arrival of a teenager who claims to be his son. "So's Your Old Man!" was this movie's original pre-airing title. Jack Albertson replaced Edmond O'Brien.
122.
Five Desperate Women (1971) as Producer
Five college pals, meeting on a private island for a reunion, find themselves stalked by a mental institution escapee.
123.
Taste Of Evil, A (1971) as Producer
Returning from a mental institution following a traumatic rape experience, a young woman finds herself the target of someone trying to drive her insane.
124.
Over-the-hill Gang Rides Again, The (1970) as Executive Producer
In this sequel to "The Over-the-Hill Gang" (1969), the old-time comrades-in-arms join forces to sober up an old buddy, a down-and-out drunk, and restore his reputation. Fred Astaire made his TV-movie debut in this one and appeared in his only Western role.
125.
Wild Women (1970) as Executive Producer
Five female convicts are recruited to help secretly transport arms into a section of Texas occupied by the Mexican army in 1840.
126.
Murder Can Hurt You! (1970)
A private eye spoof that sends up assorted TV detectives from Ironside, Columbo, Kojak, Baretta, McCloud, and Starsky and Hutch, as eight bumbling super-sleuths band together in a battle of wits against the devilishly clever Master Criminal. An Emmy Award nomination went to this comedy for hairstyli
127.
Over-the-hill Gang, The (1969)
In this comedy Western, a retired Texas Ranger and three aged pals help to clean up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff. This marked the TV-movie debuts of both Rick Nelson and Gypsy Rose Lee, and it was the latter's farewell acting appearance.
128.
Wake Me When the War Is Over (1969) as Executive Producer
A comedy about a World War II pilot who falls out of his plane and is hidden by a baroness to protect him from the enemy -- long after the war has ended.
129.
Guns of the Timberland (1960) as Producer
A lumberjack battles a group of ranchers over the rights to a nearby forest.

Cast (special)

130.
Intimate Portrait: Alyssa Milano (2003)
A look into the life of actress Alyssa Milano as told through footage of her work and interviews with those closest to her.
131.
TV's Most Memorable Weddings (2003)
A showcase of some of the most memorable weddings to air onscreen including clips from popular television shows such as Friends and Will & Grace to the real-life nuptuals of Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
132.
Intimate Portrait: Jennie Garth (2002)
Portrait of actor Jennie Garth.
133.
Perfect Pitch, The (2002)
Documentary special which takes a look at the humorous and sometimes maddening process of pitching television show ideas to networks.
134.
Brilliant But Cancelled (2002)
Documentary which focuses on critically acclaimed and beloved television shows that were cancelled before they had a chance to blossom on the air.
135.
Dynasty: The E! True Hollywood Story (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of prime-time television serial "Dynasty," which was telecast from 1981 through 1989.
136.
Beverly Hills 90210: The E! True Hollywood Story (2001) as Interviewee
Documentary about the television series, "Beverly Hills, 90210," which premiered October 4, 1990. During the show's ten-year run, the teenaged characters dealt with many issues, including drug abuse, AIDS, pre-marital sex and teenage pregnancy. The show's success transformed the cast into instant te
137.
Dominick Dunne: Murder He Wrote (2001)
Profile of author/actor Dominick Dunne.
138.
Beverly Hills 90210: The Final Goodbye (2000)
Special looks at the past 10 seasons of television series "Beverly Hills, 90210" through clips and interviews with current and former cast members.
139.
70s: The Decade That Changed Television, The (2000)
A Museum of Television & Radio special that celebrates the 1970s, an era when television underwent sweeping changes, forever altering the medium.
140.
Intimate Portrait: Linda Evans (2000)
Profile of the life and career of actress Linda Evans.
141.
Mod Squad: The E! True Hollywood Story, The (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of the actors of the 1960's television series "The Mod Squad" -- Peggy Lipton, Clarence Williams III and Michael Cole.
142.
Kristy McNichol: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of Kristy McNichol, the Emmy award-winning actress who gave up her career to battle manic-depression.
143.
Assignment E! With Leeza Gibbons: Hollywood's Youth Obsession (1999)
Special that illuminates the increasing importance placed on youth in the entertainment industry. Leeza Gibbons interviews actors, producers, writers, network and marketing executives and others to uncover the social and economic factors driving the youth market's increasing influence and how it is
144.
Intimate Portrait: Heather Locklear (1998)
Profile of actress Heather Locklear includes comments by the actress and her parents; husband Richie Sambora; costar Jack Wagner; actors Mike Myers and Peter Strauss; her agent and close friends; and producer Aaron Spelling. Also includes TV clips and commercials; photographs from her childhood and
145.
King of Primetime -- Aaron Spelling, The (1998)
Profile of television producer Aaron Spelling.
146.
All Star Party for Aaron Spelling, An (1998)
A tribute to successful television producer Aaron Spelling, featuring clips and cast reunions to commemorate over three decades of primetime series.
147.
13th Annual Soap Opera Awards, The (1997)
Live presentation of the 13th annual Soap Opera Awards, in which the winners were chosen by the readers of "Soap Opera Digest."
148.
Joan Collins: A Personal Dynasty (1997)
Profile of actress Joan Collins.
149.
Love Thy Neighbor: The Baddest and the Best of Melrose Place (1995)
A countdown of "top 20 moments" from past episodes of "Melrose Place,"
150.
Day in the Lives of Melrose Place, A (1994)
Behind-the-scenes look at the stars and producers of Fox's nighttime soap opera, "Melrose Place."
151.
TV Guide: 40th Anniversary Special (1993)
Special highlighting 40 years of television and "TV Guide." Includes clips of some memorable moments from television and explores the medium's impact on American and world culture.
152.
2 Years... Later (1990)
A special marking the second anniversary of the late-night series "Later with Bob Costas," which features clips of some of Costas's most memorable in-depth interviews of the past season.

Writer (special)

153.
Man of Fear (1958)
"Doc" John H. Holliday, the famed gunman and psychiatrist, attempts to help the citizens of a town being terrorized by its sheriff.

Producer (special)

154.
Beverly Hills, 90210: 10-Year High School Reunion (2003)
A reunion of most of the original cast of the long running series, discussing special moments from the show, behind the scenes tidbits and how their careers have changed since the show ended.
155.
Pier 66 (1996)
Follows the lives a group of young people who live near a marina in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and who have decided to live in this spring break mecca for a variety of personal reasons.
156.
Best Moments of 90210, The (1996)
A retrospective including crucial turning points, steamy romances, funny escapades and scenes with departed cast members.
157.
Partners (1993)
An older doctor who had decided to retire and sell his practice to three up-and-coming young physicians begins to have second thoughts.
158.
Just Life (1990)
A divorced mother works as an investigator for the Los Angeles District Attorney's office.
159.
San Berdoo (1989)
A private investigator who's trying to raise a 16-year-old girl in an opulent desert resort area of Southern California finds himself emeshed in a murder case involving two beautiful sisters.
160.
Just Temporary (1989) as Executive Producer
Three young women share an apartment and work together in a temporary-employment agency. Barbara is the boss and roommate of two quintessential Valley Girls, Torie and Nicole whose main mission in life seems to be to find attractive men.
161.
Loner, The (1988)
A pilot for a series not picked up by ABC. A wealthy and eccentric cop, Michael Shane, and his female partner get caught up in murder and mayhem when they try to solve a $750,000 jewel theft.
162.
Pretenders, The (1988) as Executive Producer
A disc-jockey is called in by the government to assume the identity of his late, suave twin brother, who was a federal agent. He fights crime with the assistance of his dead brother's aristocratic fiancee. Broadcast as part of the "CBS Summer Playhouse."
163.
Divided We Stand (1988)
The story revolving around the trauma of divorce as seen through the eyes of the 11-year-old son of a divorced man and woman, who both share custody of their son.
164.
Hope Division (1987)
A pilot for a series about a young black cop and his white female partner who must cope with a series of personal crises while they are trying to track down a serial killer.
165.
Mr. & Mrs. Ryan (1986)
The career of Detective Michael Ryan becomes complicated by the penchant of his well-to-do socialite wife to meddle in police matters. Ashley Ryan witnesses a murder, and with the aid of the family butler, she tracks down the body to a gallery, only to find that the corpse has disappeared. Detective
166.
Hollywood Starr (1985)
The exploits of Dani Starr, a beautiful female detective with the Los Angeles Police Department, Hollywood Station, Vice Squad Division. In the pilot episode, Dani attempts to solve the murder of a man who produced pornographic films.
167.
Venice Medical (1983) as Executive Producer
The story, set in Venice, California, follows the wacky hijinx of the doctors and nurses at the Venice Medical Clinic. In the pilot episode, the staff attempts to treat an odd assortment of patients, including a TV actress, a gang member, and a distraught young man on the edge.
168.
Scared Silly (1982) as Executive Producer
The misadventures of Skip Midler and Harold Van Couver, private investigators for B.O.O.O., The Beardsley Office of Occult Occurances. In the pilot episode, Skip and Harold are hired by Darcy Winfield, a beautiful woman who looks as though she stepped out of the 1940s, to rid her mansion of an appar
169.
Oath: the Sad and Lonely Sundays, The (1976)
The second of two pilot films for a proposed series of medical dramas. The second pilot tells the story of George Sorenson, an aging doctor who decides to re-enter medical school and catch up on forty years of scientific progress.
170.
Oath: 33 Hours in the Life of God, The (1976) as Producer
The first of two pilot films for a perspective series of medical dramas. The first pilot film tells the story of Dr. Simon Abbott, a cold, impersonal cardiologist whose total dedication to his work begins to affect his health and marriage.
171.
Luxury Liner (1963)
Dramatic incidents in the lives of people who book passage aboard a luxury liner as seen through the eyes of Victor Kihlgren, the ship's captain. The pilot episode relates how a young Spanish stowaway named Digo changes the life of a bitter passenger named Selena Royce. The program, produced by Aaro
172.
Amos Burke: Who Killed Julie Greer? (1961) as Producer
The pilot film for "Burke's Law." The story of Amos Burke, an inspector with the Los Angeles Police Department. In the pilot episode, Burke attempts to solve the murder of a famous model.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)


Producer (TV Mini-Series)

174.
Season in Purgatory, A (1996)
When a young girl in a prominent New England family is murdered, a 21-year cover-up ensues. Based on Dominick Dunne's novel "A Season in Purgatory."
175.
James A. Michener's Texas (1995)
It's 1821, and Mexican-ruled Texas is up for grabs. Led by Stephen Austin and Sam Houston, a rugged few will fight for the independence of a country and take one final stand at a small mission called the Alamo.
176.
French Atlantic Affair, The (1979)
There's terror on the high seas when cult leader Telly Savalas and his fanatic followers, among whom is devoted Shelley Winters, seize a luxury liner commanded by Louis Jourdan and hold a stellar roster of film and TV luminaries for a ransom of $70 million in gold. Chad Everett is a successful novel

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

177.
Grass Roots (1992) as Executive Producer
A two-part miniseries based on the novel by Stuart Woods. A respected lawyer/politician about to undertake a campaign for a seat in the U.S. Senate is forced to defend a young white man for the brutal murder of a black activist. Sequel to the 1983 miniseries "Chiefs."
178.
Dynasty: The Reunion (1991)
A miniseries reunion of the characters from the ABC series, "Dynasty." Takes place several years following the events of the series' finale. Blake Carrington, having lost everything, leaves prison to begin again -- to regain his family, which has been divided and scattered; his company, which has be
179.
Hollywood Wives (1986)
Trash-wallowers, if TV ratings are a believable barometer, were beside themselves with glee, savoring every minute of this three-part, six-hour adaptation of Jackie Collins' book about women who, according to the network publicity releases, "are caught up in the low life and high society of the film
180.
Crossings (1986) as Executive Producer
A three-part, six-hour miniseries which tells the story of a passionate affair between a steel magnate and a French Ambassador's wife, and the effects of their love on them and their families during the turbulent years of World War II. This adaptation of Danielle Steel's novel begins in 1939 on a tr

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