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William Goodhart is a Broadway playwright and screenwriter whose interest in theology and the occult led him to the original ideas for both Generation (1969) and Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977). Much of the inspiration for his stories came from Teilhard de Chardin who believed that man and nature would inspire to a oneness with god. Goodhart got ... See full bio »

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Cloud Dancer
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 1980 Cloud Dancer (screenplay by) / (story by)
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His play, "Generation," was performed at the Studebaker Theater in Chicago, Illinois with Barnard Hughes in the cast. See more »

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