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Peter Packer (II) (1906–1987)

Known to some vintage television fans as the writer/producer of some famous and not so famous TV western hours, but known mostly as the writer of 25 Lost In Space episodes...and some of those 25 were the very best of the series. Little is known about the private life of Packer but it would seem he was partly interested in making Lost In Space a ... See full bio »

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 1977 Space Academy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Planet of Fire (1977) ... (written by)
 1976 Stalk the Wild Child (TV Movie)
 1968 Land of the Giants (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Flight Plan (1968) ... (written by)
  Lost in Space (TV Series) (writer - 24 episodes, 1965 - 1968) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1965)
- The Great Vegetable Rebellion (1968) ... (writer)
- The Promised Planet (1968) ... (writer)
- Target: Earth (1968) ... (writer)
- Castles in Space (1967) ... (writer)
- Collision of the Planets (1967) ... (writer)
 1965-1966 The Big Valley (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- A Day of Terror (1966) ... (written by)
- By Force and Violence (1966) ... (written by)
- A Time to Kill (1966) ... (written by)
- The Young Marauders (1965) ... (written by)
 1966 The Virginian (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Captive (1966) ... (writer)
  Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1966) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1966)
- The Monster's Web (1966) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1963-1964 Bonanza (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- The Roper (1964) ... (written by)
- The Prime of Life (1963) ... (written by)
- The Quality of Mercy (1963) ... (written by)
- A Passion for Justice (1963) ... (written by)
 1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Forget No More (1963) ... (writer)
 1959-1960 The Detectives (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Shuttle (1960)
- The Long Jump (1960)
- House Call (1960)
- My Name Is Tommy (1959)
 1957-1959 Man Without a Gun (TV Series) (51 episodes)
- The Giant (1959) ... (creator)
- Hangtree Inn (1959) ... (creator)
- Accused (1959) ... (creator)
- Devil's Acres (1959) ... (creator)
- The Shaving Mug (1959) ... (creator)
 1958 Target (TV Series) (teleplay and story - 1 episode)
- Turn of the Tide (1958) ... (teleplay and story)
 1958 Telephone Time (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cavalry Surgeon (1958) ... (writer)
 1956 7th Cavalry (screenplay)
 1956 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Faith (1956) ... (teleplay)
  The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (adaptation - 2 episodes, 1955 - 1956) (writer - 1 episode, 1956)
- Crack-Up (1956) ... (adaptation)
- One Life (1956) ... (writer)
- Cavalcade (1955) ... (adaptation)
 1955-1956 My Friend Flicka (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- One Man's Horse (1956) ... (writer)
- The Phantom Hand (1955) ... (writer)
- The Stranger (1955) ... (writer)
  The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1955) (written by - 1 episode, 1955)
- Husband (1955) ... (written by)
- One Man Missing (1955) ... (teleplay)
- ..... and Son (1955) ... (teleplay)
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The Love Thieves, a novel based on an infamous libel suit against the Hearst newspaper in New York City, was on the New York Times Bestseller List for six weeks in the mid sixties. Interestingly, the attorney defending the paper in the historical case was Peter Packer's father-in-law, Manheim Rosenzweig. See more »
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