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Alvin Boretz (1919–2010)

Author and screenwriter, educated at Brooklyn College (Bachelor of Arts). He served in the US Army Air Force during WW II. He joined ASCAP in 1962, collaborating with Richard Uhl, and wrote scripts for radio, television and film. See full bio »
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Filmography

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 1991 The General Motors Playwrights Theater (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- I Remember You ... (written by)
 1984 Master of the Game (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay by - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (teleplay by)
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (teleplay by)
 1983 The Night the Bridge Fell Down (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1978 Brass Target (writer)
 1978 Crisis in Sun Valley (TV Movie) (segment "The Vanishing Kind")
 1977 The Amazing Spider-Man (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Spider-Man (1977) ... (written by)
 1977 Corey: For the People (TV Movie)
 1977 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Valentine's Second Chance (1977) ... (writer)
 1975-1976 Kojak (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- On the Edge (1976) ... (written by)
- My Brother, My Enemy (1975) ... (written by)
 1974 The Rookies (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Death Watch (1974) ... (written by)
 1973 Chelsea D.H.O. (TV Movie) (creator)
 1972 Cade's County (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dead Past (1972) ... (writer)
 1972 Lights Out (TV Movie)
 1971 Ironside (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- But When She Was Bad, ... (1971) ... (written by)
 1971 Medical Center (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Circle of Power (1971) ... (written by)
  Mod Squad (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1971) (story - 1 episode, 1970)
- The Sentinals (1971) ... (writer)
- The Judas Trap (1970) ... (story)
 1968-1969 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Who's Got the Bundle? (1969) ... (written by)
- Walk the Long Pier (1968) ... (written by)
- Case of the Shady Lady (1968) ... (written by)
- The Private Eye Puzzle (1968) ... (written by)
- Cry Brute (1968) ... (written by)
 1968 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Cage (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 Laredo (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Seventh Day (1967) ... (story)
 1966 Felony Squad (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Terror Trap (1966) ... (written by)
 1966 Jericho (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Big Brass Contraband (1966) ... (written by)
 1965 The Virginian (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Show Me a Hero (1965) ... (story)
 1961-1965 The Defenders (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Bum's Rush (1965) ... (written by)
- The Naked Heiress (1962) ... (written by)
- The Hundred Lives of Harry Simms (1961) ... (written by)
 1962-1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes)
- The Politician (1965) ... (writer)
- A Dangerous Silence (1965) ... (writer)
- The Outpost (1964) ... (writer)
- The Forever Child (1964) ... (writer)
- The Seeing Heart (1964) ... (writer)
  Brenner (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1959 - 1964) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1961)
- Departmental Trial (1964) ... (written by)
- The Vigilantes (1964) ... (written by)
- The Thin Line (1961) ... (teleplay)
- I, Executioner (1959) ... (written by)
 1963 Breaking Point (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Millions of Faces (1963) ... (writer)
  Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1958) (writer - 12 episodes, 1956 - 1963) (written by - 2 episodes, 1958) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1961)
- The Embezzler (1963) ... (writer)
- The Friendly Thieves (1962) ... (writer)
- Battle of Hearts (1961) ... (teleplay)
- Moment of Panic (1961) ... (writer)
- Medicine Man (1961) ... (writer)
  Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1962 - 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1962)
- Of Struggle and Flight (1963) ... (written by)
- Cry Out in Silence (1962) ... (written by)
- The Rules of the Game (1962) ... (writer)
 1961-1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- A Place Among the Monuments (1963) ... (written by)
- The Witch Doctor (1962) ... (written by)
- Holiday Weekend (1961) ... (written by)
 1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Wall Between (1962) ... (writer)
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Kidnapping (1961) ... (written by)
 1960 Diagnosis: Unknown (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Sudden Stillness (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blue Men (1959) ... (writer)
  Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1958) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1958)
- Killer's Choice (1958) ... (adaptation)
  Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1957) (writer - 1 episode, 1957)
- The Daughter of Mata Hari (1957) ... (writer)
  The Big Story (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1957) (written by - 12 episodes, 1952 - 1957) (writer - 2 episodes, 1956) (script - 1 episode, 1953)
- The Hoax (1957) ... (written by)
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- No License to Kill (II) (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series) (1 episode)
  Treasury Men in Action (TV Series) (1 episode, 1955) (written by - 7 episodes, 1953 - 1955) (writer - 3 episodes, 1954) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1954)
- The Case of the Frightened Man (1955) ... (written by)
- The Case of the Lonely People (1954) ... (teleplay)
- The Case of the Broken Bond (1954) ... (writer)
- The Case of the Bad Bargain (1954) ... (writer)
 1955 Justice (TV Series) (1 episode)
  The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes, 1955) (writer - 2 episodes, 1955)
- The Case of the Desperate Moment (1955) ... (writer)
- The Case of the Wild West (1955) ... (written by)
- The Case of the Elusive Firebug (1955) ... (writer)
- The Case of the Unknown Man (1955) ... (written by)
- The Case of the Wholesale Burglaries (1955) ... (written by)
 1950-1954 Martin Kane (TV Series) (written by - 28 episodes)
- Episode dated 6 May 1954 (1954) ... (written by)
- Episode dated 25 March 1954 (1954) ... (written by)
- Episode dated 25 February 1954 (1954) ... (written by)
- Episode dated 7 January 1954 (1954) ... (written by)
- Episode dated 22 October 1953 (1953) ... (written by)
  The Amazing Mr. Malone (TV Series) (1 episode, 1951) (written by - 6 episodes, 1951 - 1952)
- Dark Secret (1952) ... (written by)
- Breakout (1952) ... (written by)
- The Target (1952) ... (written by)
- The Innocent Murderer (1952) ... (written by)
- 'Till His Dying Day (1951) ... (written by)
 1950 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Room Service (1950) ... (play)
 1948 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (writer)
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