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Sam E. Waxman

Sam E. Waxman


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Producer (feature film)

Man-Trap (1961) as Associate Producer
During the Korean War, Matt saves the life of his buddy, Vince, who promises that someday he'll repay Matt by cutting him in on a million dollars. Eight years later Matt is in the midst of a rapidly disintegrating marriage to Nina, a man-hungry alcoholic. Vince suddenly reappears for a reunion with Matt, telling him that enemies of a Central American dictator have hijacked $3.5 million, and that he knows how he can get hold of the money and collect a large reward he'll share with Matt if he will help recover the money. Matt is skeptical, but after a particularly violent quarrel in which he leaves his wife, he agrees to go along with Vince, provided there is no gunplay.

Editing (feature film)

Crash of Flight 401 (1978)
A dramatization of the jetliner crash into the Florida Everglades in December 1972, and the rescue of seventy-three passengers (103 died), made up primarily of recognizable TV personalities plus famed bandleader Artie Shaw in his TV-movie debut. This crash also was the basis for the earlier TV movie
Ransom For Alice! (1977)
This cop movie, an unsuccessful pilot for a prospective series and set in Seattle during the 1890s, finds a deputy marshal and his female partner working as undercover agents trying to locate a teenage girl and bust a gang of white slavers.
Million Dollar Rip-Off, The (1976)
Prinze, in his only dramatic film role, is an ex-con electronics whiz who, with the aid of four female accomplices, steals a bundle from the Chicago Transit Authority, much to the annoyance of a dyspeptic detective who has been keeping an eye on him since he left prison. The original story, interest
Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976)
A dramatization of the 1960 "U-2 incident," in which a CIA spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and its pilot, Francis Gary Powers, was brought to trial. Powers was ultimately returned to the United States in a prisoner swap. In later years he became a helicopter traffic reporter for a Los
My Darling Daughters' Anniversary (1973) as Editor
In this sequel to "All My Darling Daughters" (1972) all the darling daughters get as anniversary presents the news that their widowed dad is about to get married. This film reunited Robert Young and Ruth Hussey after those golden years at MGM in "Honolulu," "Maisie," "Northwest Passage," and "H.M. P
Short Walk to Daylight (1972) as Editor
Eight terrified people, trapped in a New York subway tunnel when a devastating earthquake levels the city, desperately try to find a way out.
Ellery Queen: Don't Look Behind You (1971) as Editor
Pilot for a prospective new Ellery Queen series, marred by the miscasting of too-suave Lawford in the leading role. This film, taken from the 1949 mystery by Queen (pseudonym as well as principal character for Frederick Dannay and Manfred Lee), has the sleuth involved in a series of murders, with vi
How to Frame a Figg (1971) as Film Editor
A bungling bookkeeper''s assistant in the Dalton city hall finds himself framed for embezzlment. A sweet young woman helps him clear his name.
Angel in My Pocket (1969) as Film Editor
A minister and his family fight for acceptance when he moves to a new church.
Strategy of Terror (1969) as Film Editor
The Love God? (1969) as Film Editor
The editor of a nature journal becomes an unlikely sex object after a new publisher makes the magazine a girlie book.
P. J. (1968) as Film Editor
Private eye P.J. is reluctant when he gets a new job: he shall protect Maureen Preble, mistress of millionaire Orbeson, mainly from attacks by his wife and her greedy family. In truth Orbeson plans a deadly intrigue in which P.J. is to play a central part. Meanwhile P.J. falls in love with Maureen and Orbeson's money.
Coogan's Bluff (1968) as Film Editor
An Arizona sheriff tracks an escaped killer to the wilds of New York City.
The Perils of Pauline (1967) as Film Editor
The Reluctant Astronaut (1967) as Film Editor
Don Knotts is Roy Fleming, a small town kiddie-ride operator who is deathly afraid of heights. After learning that his father has signed him up for the space program, Roy reluctantly heads for Houston, only to find out upon arriving that his job is a janitor, not an astronaut. Anxious to live up to the expectations of his domineering father, Roy manages to keep up a facade of being an astronaut to his family and friends. When NASA decides to launch a lay person into space to prove the worthiness of a new automated spacecraft, Roy gets the chance to confront his fears.
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966) as Film Editor
To win a reporting job, a young man must spend the night in a haunted house.
McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force (1965) as Film Editor
McHale's Navy (1964) as Film Editor
The crew of PT-73 get into trouble when they back the wrong horse in a race. Now they have to come up with a way to raise the money to pay off the winners.
Bop Girl Goes Calypso (1957) as Editing
A psychiatrist predicts that calypso will replace rock ''''n'''' roll.

Music (feature film)

Date Bait (1960) as Music Editor
A sleazy gangster has a gang of young girls commit robberies and prostitution for him by getting them hooked on drugs.
Macabre (1958) as Music Editor
A doctor's daughter is kidnapped and buried alive, and he is given just five hours to find and rescue her.
Fort Bowie (1958) as Music Editor
Cavalrymen have to attack their own fort when it''''s taken by the Apache.
War Drums (1957) as Music Editor
A white trader and an Apache chief fall for the same woman.
Jungle Heat (1957) as Music Editor
The Dalton Girls (1957) as Music Editor
Revolt at Fort Laramie (1957) as Music Editor
Start of the Civil War splits troops at frontier fort.
The Girl in Black Stockings (1957) as Music Editor
A young girl''''s murder leaves a hotel full of suspects.
Tomahawk Trail (1957) as Music Editor
Renegade Apaches make things tough for a cavalry outpost. First, they steal all the horses of a column, which must make its way back to the fort on foot. Once there, the soldiers discover the entire population dead from an Indian attack. This leaves Neise, an unseasoned West Point graduate, in control. But he just doesn''t know how to handle the trouble, so up steps Connors, the tough sergeant who at least knows which way is up.
Pharaoh's Curse (1957) as Music Editor
A reincarnated vampire and his sister menace an Egyptian expedition.
The Black Sleep (1956) as Music Editor
A brain surgeon''''s experiments create a race of deadly freaks.
Rebel in Town (1956) as Music Editor
A man hunts down the bank robber who accidentally killed his son.

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