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A Double Life ... George Cukor's perfectly mannered direction confidently guides this brooding and... more info $20.97was $29.95 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: March 27, 2013
Born: May 9, 1917 Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Rich and Famous (1981)
Girlhood friends become romantic and literary rivals in this remake of Old Acquaintance.
2.
Tell Me Where It Hurts (1974)
A housewife, increasingly disenchanted with her homemaker role, searches for new meaning in her life and organizes a discussion group, changing the lives of her six closest friends. Fay Kanin was awarded an Emmy for her original teleplay.
3.
A Double Life (1948) as
An actor starring as Othello opposite his wife finds the character''''s jealous rage taking over his mind off-stage.

Writer (feature film)

4.
Heartsounds (1984) as Screenwriter
A happily married couple -- he's a successful physician, she's a respected writer -- refuse to be crushed when a series of heart attacks repeatedly threaten the doctor's life. Both stars (Garner in particular shedding his genial rugged man image with extra poundage and thinning hair) demonstrated tr
5.
Friendly Fire (1979)
A drama about a rural American couple who become increasingly embittered as they cope with governmental indifference in their search for the truth behind the death of their son in Vietnam -- killed by friendly fire from American artillery. Based on the true story of war activist Peg Mullen. Emmy Awa
6.
Hustling (1975)
A drama about an investigative reporter (obviously based on Gail Sheehy) for a New York-based news magazine who digs into the multi-million dollar prostitution business in Manhattan in search of the real profiteers. Emmy Award nominations went to Jill Clayburgh for her acting and Fay Kanin for her w
7.
Tell Me Where It Hurts (1974)
A housewife, increasingly disenchanted with her homemaker role, searches for new meaning in her life and organizes a discussion group, changing the lives of her six closest friends. Fay Kanin was awarded an Emmy for her original teleplay.
8.
Heat of Anger (1972) as Screenwriter
A woman attorney and her young associate defend a wealthy contractor, accused of murdering an iron worker who was having an affair with his teenage daughter. Susan Hayward replaced ailing Barbara Stanwyck in this pilot for a prospective Stanwyck series that was to have been called "Fitzgerald and Pr
9.
Swordsman of Siena (1962) as Screenwriter
An adventurer's loyalties are tested when he falls in with rebels in 16th-century Spain.
10.
The Right Approach (1961) as Screenwriter
11.
Teacher's Pet (1958) as Writer
A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who''''s criticized his work.
12.
The Opposite Sex (1956) as Screenwriter
In this musical remake of The Women, a happily married singer lets her catty friends convince her to file for divorce.
13.
Rhapsody (1954) as Screenwriter
A wealthy socialite is torn between the classical violinist who excites her and the pianist who needs her.
14.
My Pal Gus (1952) as Writer
15.
Sunday Punch (1942) as Original Story
A young girl copes with a boarding house full of boxers.
16.
Sunday Punch (1942) as Screenwriter
A young girl copes with a boarding house full of boxers.
17.
Blondie for Victory (1942) as Story
Blondie organizes Housewives of America to perform homefront wartime duties, including guarding the local dam. Dagwood and the other husbands don't care to be left home doing the cooking and taking care of the kids, so Dagwood pretends to join the Army. Blondie disbands the organization and comes home.

Producer (feature film)

18.
Heartsounds (1984) as Producer
A happily married couple -- he's a successful physician, she's a respected writer -- refuse to be crushed when a series of heart attacks repeatedly threaten the doctor's life. Both stars (Garner in particular shedding his genial rugged man image with extra poundage and thinning hair) demonstrated tr
19.
Fun and Games (1980)
Billed as the first television film dealing with sexual harassment on the job, this movie finds Valerie Harper playing a divorcee who decides to fight back after her hopes of gaining a promotion are dashed by her rejection of the advances of her boss, played by Max Gail, and it is only after he actu
20.
Friendly Fire (1979)
A drama about a rural American couple who become increasingly embittered as they cope with governmental indifference in their search for the truth behind the death of their son in Vietnam -- killed by friendly fire from American artillery. Based on the true story of war activist Peg Mullen. Emmy Awa
21.
Hustling (1975)
A drama about an investigative reporter (obviously based on Gail Sheehy) for a New York-based news magazine who digs into the multi-million dollar prostitution business in Manhattan in search of the real profiteers. Emmy Award nominations went to Jill Clayburgh for her acting and Fay Kanin for her w

Cast (special)

22.
On Cukor (2000)
Profile of director George Cukor (1899-1983). In 1939, Cukor suffered what many considered the largest setback in the history of Hollywood. After 18 days on the set, he was fired as director of "Gone With the Wind." Yet, despite being discharged from the biggest production the film industry had ever
23.
Without Lying Down (2000)
A look at the women who helped build Hollywood by taking on such traditionally male jobs as directing, producing and writing.
24.
M-A-S-H, Tootsie & God: A Tribute to Larry Gelbart (1998)
Special tribute to writer Larry Gelbart, from the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. Features film clips and readings from Gelbart's plays, as well as tributes and conversation about the art of writing comedy.

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