(book) "Please Stand By: A Prehistory of Television". Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, 1994. ISBN-10: 0879515465. ISBN-13: 978-0879515461
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In next five to 10 years I probably would have done my best work, but I was afraid of having another 10 or 15 years ahead of me and feeling stale, so this was an opportunity to reinvigorate myself.
Started his career as an assistant producer in television in the early 1960s. He made his feature film debut as a director with Downhill Racer
(1969), for which he was hired by Robert Redford
. Sports continued to be his forte, his greatest box-office successes being about baseball (The Bad News Bears
(1976)) and football (Semi-Tough
(1977)). He took a humorous swipe, with far less commercial ...