(1965) Unsold pilot: Co-produced a sitcom pilot called "Barnaby" about a young boy who had an imaginary friend who bore an uncanny resemblance to W.C. Fields
Did You Know?
He originally wanted a studio to finance and release his film
Twice in a Lifetime
but none were interested. He raised money independently by using his share of Tandem Productions, the TV production company he founded with Norman Lear
, as collateral, made the film and released it himself.