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Ernest Kinoy

Ernest Kinoy was born on April 1, 1925. He is known for his work on Buck and the Preacher (1972), White Water Summer (1987) and Lincoln (1988). See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 1998-1999 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- First Do No Harm (1998) ... (written by)
 1997 Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (TV Movie) (segment "Woman on a Bicycle")
 1995 Tad (TV Movie) (written by)
 1991 Chernobyl: The Final Warning (TV Movie) (written by)
 1988 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay)
 1988 Stones for Ibarra (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1987 White Water Summer (written by)
 1986 Murrow (TV Movie)
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Cafeteria (1984) ... (adaptation)
 1981 Skokie (TV Movie)
 1980 The Henderson Monster (TV Movie) (written by)
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... (teleplay)
 1977 The Best of Families (TV Mini-Series)
 1977 The Deadliest Season (TV Movie) (screenplay) / (story)
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Part I (1977)
 1976 Victory at Entebbe (TV Movie)
 1976 Leadbelly
 1976 The Story of David (TV Movie)
 1976 Collision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1975 The Rivalry (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1974 Crna lista (TV Movie)
 1974 The Story of Jacob and Joseph (TV Movie)
 1974 Change at 125th Street (TV Movie) (creator)
 1973 The President's Plane Is Missing (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1973 Rx for the Defense (TV Movie) (creator)
 1972 Come Back, Charleston Blue (as Bontche Schweig)
 1972 Buck and the Preacher (screenplay) / (story)
 1972 Crawlspace (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1971 Brother John
  The Bold Ones: The Senator (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1971) (writer - 1 episode, 1970)
- George Washington Told a Lie (1971) ... (story - as Bontche Schweig)
- Power Play (1970) ... (writer)
 1970 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Old Man of 4-C (1970) ... (written by)
 1968 Pinocchio (TV Movie) (adaptation)
  Shane (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1966) (writer - 2 episodes, 1966)
- The Great Invasion: Part 2 (1966) ... (writer)
- The Great Invasion: Part 1 (1966) ... (writer)
- The Hant (1966)
 1966 Brigadoon (TV Movie) (adaptation) / (new dialogue - uncredited)
 1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wind Fever (1966) ... (writer)
 1965 For the People (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- A Competent Witness (1965) ... (writer)
- With Intent to Influence (1965) ... (writer)
- The Killing of One Human Being (1965) ... (writer)
- ...To Prosecute All Crimes... (1965) ... (writer)
 1961-1964 The Defenders (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes)
- The Man Who (1964) ... (written by)
- The Non-Violent (1964) ... (written by)
- Blacklist (1964) ... (written by)
- Claire Chevel Died in Boston (1964) ... (written by)
- The Heathen (1963) ... (written by)
 1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Once Bitten (1964) ... (writer)
 1963-1964 Espionage (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Frantick Rebel (1964) ... (writer)
- The Gentle Spies (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 Route 66 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Wouldn't Start from Here (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 Breaking Point (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Bull Roarer (1963) ... (written by)
 1963 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Last Hangman (1963) ... (writer)
  Naked City (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 1961 - 1963) (written by - 1 episode, 1963)
- Golden Lads and Girls (1963) ... (writer)
- Carrier (1963) ... (writer)
- Howard Running Bear Is a Turtle (1963) ... (written by - as B. Schweig)
- Idylls of a Running Back (1962) ... (writer)
- The Multiplicity of Herbert Konish (1962) ... (writer)
 1962 Saints and Sinners (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Shame for the Diamond Wedding (1962) ... (writer)
  Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (writer - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Cobweb Chain (1962) ... (writer)
 1961 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Witch Next Door (1961) ... (writer)
 1956-1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Little Lost Sheep (1961) ... (writer)
- Symbol of Authority (1956) ... (writer)
 1960 Moment of Fear (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Accomplice (1960) ... (adaptation)
 1960 Diagnosis: Unknown (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Case of the Elder (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1959 The Untouchables (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Empty Chair (1959) ... (story)
 1959 Brenner (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Crime Wave (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Symbol of Authority (1959) ... (adaptation)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shadows Tremble (1958) ... (writer)
  Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1955 - 1957) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1958)
- Tag-Along (1958) ... (teleplay)
- Walk Down the Hill (1957) ... (writer)
- I Do (1956) ... (writer)
- Dominique (1955) ... (writer)
 1958 Where Is Thy Brother? (TV Movie)
  Suspicion (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1958) (written by - 1 episode, 1958) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1957)
- The Bull Skinner (1958) ... (writer)
- Diagnosis: Death (1958) ... (written by)
- Heartbeat (1957) ... (teleplay)
  Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1957) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1956) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1955)
- Weekend in Vermont (1957) ... (writer)
- The Gene Austin Story (1957) ... (writer)
- Missouri Legend (1956) ... (adaptation)
- Christmas 'til Closing (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1956-1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Weekend in Vermont (1957) ... (writer)
- The Confidence Man (1956) ... (writer)
 1957 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Confidence Man (1957) ... (story)
 1955 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Christmas 'til Closing (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1954 The Marriage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1954) ... (writer)
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Goodbye to the Clown (1953) ... (teleplay)
 1951 Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Lottery (1951) ... (teleplay)
  Lights Out (TV Series) (1 episode, 1950) (adaptation - 2 episodes, 1950) (adapted by - 1 episode, 1951) (written by - 1 episode, 1951)
- And Adam Begot (1951) ... (adapted by)
- The Witness (1951) ... (written by)
- The Strange Case of John Kingman (1950) ... (adaptation)
- A Child Is Crying (1950) ... (adaptation)
 1950 Masterpiece Playhouse (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Six Characters in Search of an Author (1950) ... (adaptation)
 1948 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Whistle, Daughter, Whistle (1948) ... (writer)
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Golden Rainbow (1968). Musical. Book by Ernest Kinoy. Music by Walter Marks. Lyrics by Walter Marks. Based on the play "A Hole in the Head" by Arnold Schulman [final Broadway credit]. Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence. Vocal arrangements and additional scoring by Elliot Lawrence. Music orchestrated by Pat Williams and Jack ... See more »

Alternate Names:

B. Schweig | Bontche Schweig
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Writer for the NBC Radio series "Dimension X" (1950-1951), "X Minus One" (1951-1953) and "The Marriage" (1953-1954). See more »

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