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Joel Kane (1921–1993)

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 1987 Don Quixote of La Mancha (TV Movie) (screenplay - as M.J. Kane)
 1986 King Solomon's Mines (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1986 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (screenplay)
 1979 Skyways (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Little Boy Blue (1979) ... (written by)
- Set Up ... (written by)
- The Borgia Touch ... (written by)
 1976 The Mumbly Cartoon Show (TV Series) (story - 1976)
 1975 The New Tom & Jerry Show (TV Series) (story)
 1975 The Oddball Couple (TV Series)
 1975 The Great Grape Ape Show (TV Series) (story - 1977)
 1974 Happy Days (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Best Man (1974) ... (written by)
 1973 Emergency +4 (TV Series) (stories - 11 episodes)
- Cry Wolf (1973) ... (stories)
- Winter Nightmare (1973) ... (stories)
- Oil's Well (1973) ... (stories)
- Brushfire (1973) ... (stories)
- Tsumi (1973) ... (stories)
 1973 Speed Buggy (TV Series) (story - 1973)
 1972 Josie and the Pussy Cats in Outer Space (TV Series) (story - 1972)
 1971 The Brady Bunch (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Teeter-Totter Caper (1971) ... (written by)
 1971 Help!... It's the Hair Bear Bunch! (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Keep Your Keeper (1971)
 1970 The Doctors (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Episode #1.2094 (1970)
- Episode #1.2092 (1970)
- Episode #1.2089 (1970)
- Episode #1.2087 (1970)
- Episode #1.2084 (1970)
 1969-1970 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Curious Cousin (1970) ... (written by)
- Tourist, Go Home (1970) ... (written by)
- The Great Power Failure (1969) ... (written by)
 1969 Green Acres (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Reincarnation of Eb (1969) ... (written by)
  It Takes a Thief (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1969) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1969)
- Catspaw (1969) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Night of Fire and Brimstone (1968) ... (teleplay)
 1968 The Felony Squad (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Human Target (1968) ... (story)
 1968 The Monkees (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Some Like It Lukewarm (1968) ... (written by)
  The Invaders (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1967) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Spores (1967) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1967 Judd for the Defense (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Other Face of the Law (1967) ... (written by)
  It's About Time (TV Series) (1 episode, 1967) (writer - 2 episodes, 1966 - 1967)
- To Sign or Not to Sign (1967) ... (writer)
- The Copper Caper (1966) ... (writer)
  Petticoat Junction (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (story - 1 episode, 1966)
- The Young Matchmakers (1966) ... (story)
- Kate Flat on Her Back (1964) ... (written by)
- Cave Woman (1964) ... (teleplay)
- Kate and the Manpower Problem (1964) ... (written by)
- Uncle Joe's Replacement (1963) ... (teleplay)
 1966 Mr. Terrific (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Unaired Pilot (1966)
 1965 The John Forsythe Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
  The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series) (story supervisor - 36 episodes, 1962 - 1963) (written by - 27 episodes, 1959 - 1963) (teleplay - 12 episodes, 1960 - 1962)
- The Devil and Dobie Gillis (1963) ... (story supervisor)
- The Call of the Like Wild (1963) ... (story supervisor)
- Beauty Is Only Kin Deep (1963) ... (story supervisor)
- There's a Broken Light for Every Heart on Broadway (1963) ... (story supervisor) / (written by)
- I Was a Spy for the F.O.B. (1963) ... (story supervisor)
  Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1960) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960) (written by - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Ledge (1960) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- The Reasonable Man (1958) ... (written by)
 1958-1959 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Captain Daddy (1959) ... (written by)
- Jailmates (1959) ... (written by)
- Susanna the Matchmaker (1958) ... (written by)
 1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 The Texan (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Gunfighter (1959) ... (story)
 1959 M Squad (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Dangerous Game (1959) ... (story)
  The Restless Gun (TV Series) (1 episode, 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- Bonner's Squaw (1958) ... (writer)
  The Thin Man (TV Series) (1 episode, 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Art of Murder (1958) ... (writer)
- The Tennis Champ (1958)
 1958 The People's Choice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rollo Makes Good (1958) ... (writer)
 1957 Zorro (TV Series) (television story - 1 episode)
- Monastario Sets a Trap (1957) ... (television story)
 1957 The Tin Star (story)
 1957 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Captain's Chimp (1957) ... (story - teleplay)
 1955-1956 It's a Great Life (TV Series) (teleplay - 4 episodes)
- The Raffle Ticket (1956) ... (teleplay)
- Beauty Contest (1956) ... (teleplay)
- The Crystal Ball (1955) ... (teleplay)
- A Birthday for Earl (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1956 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Who Can Figure Kids? (1956) ... (written by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1965, he co-wrote the screenplay for an unsold sitcom pilot called "The Donald O'Connor Show" where Mr. O'Connor played a scientist who worked with ferocious-looking but tame animals like Fluffy the Lion.

Alternate Names:

M.J. Kane
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Taurus

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