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  • (1956) Playwright: "A Very Special Baby".
  • (1964) Unsold pilot: Produced a pilot for a proposed ABC comedy series called "Pioneers Go Home."
  • (1964) Unsold pilot: Co-produced a pilot for a proposed CBS adventure series called "Calhoun" (aka "Calhoun: County Agent") starring Jackie Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. NOTE: Merle Miller, who wrote the pilot, co-wrote a book about its development called "Only You, Dick Daring! (or How to Write One Television Script and Make $50,000,000)" that became a best-seller.
  • (1965) Unsold pilot: Produced a pilot for a CBS dramatic series called "Mark Dolphin". NOTE: The Saturday Evening Post said was so bad it became "synonymous with total disaster in show business idiom."
  • (1956) Stage: Wrote "A Very Special Baby" (earliest Broadway credit). Drama. Directed by Martin Ritt. Playhouse Theatre: 14 Nov 1956-17 Nov 1956 (5 performances). Cast: Luther Adler (as "Casale"), Jack Klugman (as "Carmen"), Will Kuluva (as "Augie"; final Broadway credit], Carl Low (as "George"), Sylvia Sidney (as "Anna"), Jack Warden (as "Joey"). Produced by David Susskind. Associate Producer: Michael Abbott.
  • (1961) Stage: Wrote book for "Kwamina", produced on Broadway. Musical. Music / lyrics by Richard Adler. Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin and Irwin Kostal. Musical / Choral Direction by Colin Romoff. Dance arrangements by John Morris. Choreographed by Agnes de Mille. Directed by Robert Lewis. 54th Street Theatre: 23 Oct 1961-18 Nov 1961 (32 performances). Cast: Terry Carter (as "Kwamina/Peter"), Sally Ann Howes (as "Eve"), Ethel Ayler, Norman Barrs, Rex Ingram (as "Nana Mwalla"), Brock Peters (as "Obitsebi"), Issa Arnal, Joseph Attles, Pepsi Bethel, Hope Clarke, Zebedee Collins, Joseph Crawford, Doris deMendez, Doreese DuQuan, Julius Fields, Renaye Fubler, Vaughn Fubler, Scott Gibson, Frank Glass, Altovise Davis (credited as Altovise Gore), Robert Guillaume (as "Ako"), Victoria Harrison, Lillian Hayman, Lee Hooper, Louis Johnson, Wanza L. King, Mary Louise, James Lowe, Minnie Marshall, Rosalie Maxwell, John Miles, Charles Moore, Clark Morgan, Joan Peters, Helen Phillips, Ronald Platts, Mike Quashie, Charles Queenan, Lucinda Ransom, Mal Scott, Joan Seabrook, Ainsley Sigmond, Rawn Spearman, Phillip Stamps, Barbara Ann Teer (as "Dancer"), Edward Thomas, George Tipton, Glory Van Scott, Gordon Watkins, Myrna White, Arthur Wright, Camile Yarborough. Produced by Alfred De Liagre Jr.
  • Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights (1968).

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