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By Lynda Lemberg and Jeffrey Allen Russel.

In 1840, an unconventional widow risks her life when she joins forces with a charismatic journalist, brutalized tenant farmers and a traumatized exile she rescues in Montreal, to stop the most powerful men in Scotland from violently evicting Gaelic Highlanders, unaware of her own family's complicity in the ethnic cleansing. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/22/2014; Updated: 02/03/2017 )

By Jeffrey Allen Russel & Lynda Lemberg.

During the Civil Rights era, a white supremacist colludes with a judge to entrap African Americans for his lobotomies. When a Black track star is sent to his asylum after she retaliates against the racist girls at school, her gifted soulmate teams up with an edgy journalist to free her and expose the conspiracy.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 10/31/2016; Updated: 03/15/2017 )

By Geoffrey Breuder.  Interviews

The true story of Richard Bong, a rookie WWII pilot who makes a brazen bet to beat the kill record of America's top-scoring ace. But as the deadly competition spirals out of control, he's forced to confront the bitter realities of war and what it means to be a real hero.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 03/27/2008; Updated: 11/21/2016 )

By Maria Lennon.

Berlin cold war aftermath: A Woman reconstructs shredded Stasi documents and stumbles upon a murder committed days after the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Her curiosity gets the best of her and she almost gets killed. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 12/09/2013; Updated: 04/23/2017 )

By Stephen M. Hunt.  Interview

A bereaved pacifist exacts spectacular vengeance on The Third Reich. (aka "An Unsuccessful Artist") Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 02/16/2013; Updated: 04/11/2017 )

By Phil Parker.

***OPTIONED BY BAFTA-WINNING PRODUCER*** LOGLINE: "When a top U.S. pilot crash-lands on a Japanese island carrying the third atomic bomb, he's forced to choose between honor and duty: detonate the bomb and annihilate a POW camp, or let the bomb fall into the hands of a disgraced Japanese commander."

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/21/2014; Updated: 12/19/2016 )

By Eric Carlson.  Interviews

When, during a risky test dive in 1920, the Navy's newest submarine floods and sinks with no chance of outside rescue, a young, untested skipper must convince a skeptical crew to follow his brilliant yet dangerous plan that could save their lives or hasten their demise.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 07/17/2012; Updated: 12/06/2016 )

By Warren R. Hull.

The lives of two powerful families intertwine to create a personal tragedy of enormous consequence which in turn propagates one of the most famous murder mysteries of the twentieth century.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 09/19/2008; Updated: 01/14/2017 )

By Steve Weissman.

Based on the true story of the Buddha: The battles of a Prince who rejects riches and power, risking insanity and death, in a quest to find ultimate freedom. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 11/23/2007; Updated: 08/23/2016 )

By Warren R. Hull.

A young trumpet player struggles to make the Navy band destined for the U.S.S. Arizona — and tragedy at Pearl Harbor.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 07/13/2015; Updated: 01/14/2017 )

By Warren R. Hull.

He was the best center in the National Football League. He was a gladiator of the game; a nine-time Pro Bowler, a Hall of Famer and a four-time Champion and at the age of 50 he was in the morgue, a victim of the game he loved.

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(Posted: 02/09/2016; Updated: 01/14/2017 )

By Stephen M. Hunt.  Interview

A radical adaptation of the original that reorganizes Shakespeare's text to tell a different story with real bite for 21st century audiences. WildSound are producing this play late spring, 2016.

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Format: Stageplay

(Posted: 01/31/2016; Updated: 04/11/2017 )

By Jay Natelle & Martyn Hobbs.

Exiled in Venice, amidst wine, women and partying, life has lost all meaning for Europe’s most famous poet until he blunders into a farcical but deadly conspiracy where he must choose between risking everything to save a damsel in distress or living on as the aging caricature of the romantic lover. PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 05/28/2016; Updated: 05/30/2016 )

By Maria Lennon.

The king of Israel marries a Phoenician Princess, who is consumed by Baal worship, wanting to kill all devout Hebrews. God’s prophet challenges the king to repent in spite of the threat of death. Synopsis

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 01/10/2010; Updated: 04/23/2017 )

By Gene Gwynne.

A 1906 American odyssey of a young man's solo journey by automobile from L.A. to San Francisco; which becomes a perilous struggle of survival with the aid of a legendary frontier lawman, a lovely saloon proprietress, and a pioneer aviator. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 01/08/2017; Updated: 03/23/2017 )

By Maria Lennon.

The son of the superintendent of international churches is convinced he hears a divine word which he follows, only to face ridicule from his family circle and friends and threats to lose his life from the drug and human trafficking world. Synopsis

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(Posted: 11/19/2015; Updated: 04/23/2017 )

By Robert Coles (co-writer).

Alexander Pushkin, Russia's greatest poet, inspires a revolt against the government, until Tsar Nicholas agrees to abolish serfdom. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 09/25/2015; Updated: 06/24/2016 )

By Jamie Sutliff.

The Vice President conspires with a CIA agent attempting the greatest heist in history during the Iraq War. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 06/15/2014; Updated: 04/24/2017 )

By Stephen M. Hunt & Peter Mackie.  Interview

A Victorian teenage girl with dark romantic secrets inherits her father's steel mill but her elder brother plots to either steal or ruin the business. Since winning in the Marquee Lights Competition, this script is being marketed by Peter Mackie's London agent.

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Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 09/22/2014; Updated: 04/11/2017 )

By Graham Houghton.

When you're fighting for freedom and you fall in love, does freedom become the price instead of the prize? An Irish freedom fighter is transported for life to Australia. He vows to return to liberate his people, but then he falls in love with his jailer's daughter.

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(Posted: 02/24/2016; Updated: 07/25/2016 )

By Jamie Sutliff.

A ghost Evangeline tells her great granddaughter the tale of gold Louis that purchased her as a slave and leads Chloe to the missing coins. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/09/2014; Updated: 04/15/2017 )

By Pamela Hunt.

She has smuggled proof of Stalin's crimes into Washington, and now, a Russian ballet teacher finds an unexpected ally and the KGB closing in. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 06/25/2004; Updated: 01/29/2017 )

By Patrick Harrison.

We experience an epic Scottish saga of war, love, servitude, and the promise of freedom in colonial Pennsylvania. A young Scot in his determination to escape from British forces relies on his own bravery and cunning to take hold of his future. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 04/26/2012; Updated: 03/06/2017 )

By Mary Goldman & Tim House.

When a couple of runaway farm boys start running slots in Prohibition-era Toledo the ruthless Purple Gang moves in hard and fast, kidnapping one of their wives, setting up a high stakes, winner take all, game of life and death. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 09/21/2016; Updated: 09/21/2016 )

By Arty Finkelstein & Andrew Garrett.  Interview

A young man is shoved violently, out of spite, into the U.S. Army at the height of the Vietnam War. They know he doesn’t belong--and he’s finding all the wrong ways to get out. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 03/24/2013; Updated: 02/07/2017 )

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