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Also Known As: Died: September 23, 1994
Born: April 5, 1917 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal, The (1985)
Interviews and film clips pay tribute to the Oscar-winning fantasy filmmaker.

Writer (feature film)

2.
Psycho III (1986) as Characters As Source Material
Norman is introduced to the blonde Maureen Coyle, a pretty young novice who is looking for some sign from above that God exists. Having left the convent, Maureen arrives at the Bates Motel. Unfortunately, not only does she have the same initials as of one of Norman''s victims, she also looks a bit like her. Norman tries to keep himself under control.
3.
Psycho II (1983)
After 22 years in an asylum, Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins, reprising his most famous role) is released and allowed to return home over the objections of Lila Loomis (Vera Miles), sister of one of his victims in PSYCHO. Although Norman is somewhat apprehensive about returning to the old house and motel where he committed his murders, he seems to be completely recovered. He is given work at a local diner, where he meets Mary (Meg Tilly), a cute but spacy waitress who seems completely ignorant of the earlier horrors. As Norman gets close to Mary, strange things begin to occur. He finds notes signed by Mother, receives phone calls from Mother, even sees Mother standing in her bedroom window. Then the bodies begin to pile up.
4.
Amazing Captain Nemo, The (1978)
Navy scientists find the legendary Captain Nemo living in suspended animation in his Nautilus on the bottom of the sea. He is revived and soon becomes involved in a war started by the King of Atlantis.
5.
Dead Don't Die, The (1975) as Screenwriter
This supernatural period piece set in the mid-1930s has a sailor becoming drawn into the netherworld while trying to prove that his brother was wrongly executed for murder.
6.
Cat Creature, The (1973) as Story By
In this chiller, a valentine to the fondly remembered horror B-movie, the theft of an amulet from the mummy of an Egyptian priestess sets off a reign of terror that involves an archeology professor, a mysterious shopkeeper, a pretty salesgirl and an Asian thief.
7.
Cat Creature, The (1973) as Writer
In this chiller, a valentine to the fondly remembered horror B-movie, the theft of an amulet from the mummy of an Egyptian priestess sets off a reign of terror that involves an archeology professor, a mysterious shopkeeper, a pretty salesgirl and an Asian thief.
8.
Asylum (1972)
A young psychiatrist interviews four inmates in a mental asylum to satisfy a requirement for employment. He hears stories about 1) the revenge of a murdered wife, 2) a tailor who makes a suit with some highly unusual qualities, 3) a woman who questions her sanity when it appears that her brother is conspiring against her, and 4) a man who builds tiny toy robots with lifelike human heads.
9.
The House That Dripped Blood (1970) as Screenwriter
Scotland Yard investigates four mysterious murders connected to the same old house.
10.
Torture Garden (1968) as Screenwriter
A sideshow exhibit on torture predicts the deaths of those who view it.
11.
The Deadly Bees (1967) as Screenwriter
Pop singer Vicki Robbins collapses from exhaustion while shooting the 1960's equivalent of a music video, and her physician prescribes a respite on Seagull Island with colleague and bee-keeper, Ralph Hargrove. Vicki finds the Hargroves' bitter marital strife oddly relaxing. But when a mysterious swarm of specially bred attack bees starts killing island residents, Vicki fights for her survival, setting fire to nearly half the structures on the island in her escape.
12.
The Psychopath (1966) as Screenwriter
Four men are brutally murdered with each victim found lying next to a doll fashioned in his own image, and Inspector Holloway of Scotland Yard is assigned to the case.
13.
The Night Walker (1964) as Screenwriter
A woman is beseiged by nightly dreams of an imaginary lover, and, after her husband dies, she is helped by a scheming lawyer to unravel the mystery in her subconscious.
14.
Strait-Jacket (1964) as Writer
Murder follows an axe murderer home when she's released from a mental hospital.
15.
The Couch (1962) as Screenwriter
Grant Williams, Shirley Knight, Onslow Stevens, William Leslie, Anne Helm. While being treated by a psychiatrist, a homicidal maniac continues to display disturbing and murderous behavior on the streets of Los Angeles.
16.
The Cabinet of Caligari (1962) as Screenwriter
Jane's car breaks down and she makes her way to a nearby estate, owned by a mysterious man named Caligari. Soon she finds that she has become a virtual prisoner, and none of the strange inhabitants of the estate are willing or capable of helping her escape. Caligari reveals himself as a passive pervert, showing her filthy pictures, spying on her, and trying to make her talk about intimate details of her life. She attempts to free herself by the only means at her disposal.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

17.
Psycho (1998)
When a woman is reported missing--last seen at the infamous Bates Motel--her sister and boyfriend set out to investigate, come to the motel, and find it run by a voyeuristic taxidermist, loner who is obsessed with his dead mother and has a penchant for dressing up like her.
18.
Bates Motel (1987)
A young man inherits the Bates Motel from Norman Bates and who, after his release from a mental institution, is unprepared for the eerie happenings at the Motel. Based on the classic movie "Psycho," directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Cast (special)

19.
Horror of It All, The (1983) as Guest
A look at the history of horror films, via film clips, from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Writer (special)

20.
Return of Captain Nemo, The (1978) as Writer
On March 16, 1877, while searching for the lost kingdom of Atlantis, the submarine Nautilus wedges itself under a coral reef. Unable to free the submarine, its captain, Nemo, suspends himself in a crystalline chamber. One hundred years later, during U.S. Navy war games, divers Tom Franklin and Jim P

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