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My Angel Wore Stripes

After an accident, a standup comedian finds himself transported to heaven where he becomes an "Angel in Training." In order for him to earn his wings, he must return to earth and successfully defend an innocent prisoner at a Parole Board Hearing. During his spiritual journey, he touches and transforms the lives of the people he meets including the innocent victim, the quilty party and others along the way. Synopsis

Written by: John J. Maffucci     [Contact Author]
Format: Screenplay
Starring Roles For: Robin Williams
Danny DeVito
Morgan Freeman
In the Vein Of: Oh My God

Posted: 06/12/2008
Updated: 02/22/2018
Author Bio: Curriculum Vitae John J. Maffucci Education: Graduated Fordham College 1953 BSS Sociology Masters Degree, Sociology, Fordham University Graduate School 1959 New York Film Academy-Screenwriters Workshop Military: Honorable Discharge U.S. Navy l955 Resume' of Criminal Justice Experience: 1955 - 1986 1955-57 Guidance Counselor Sing Sing Prison 1957-74 Parole Officer- NYS Division of Parole Field 15 years: Sing Sing 2 years 1974-83 Commissioner New York State Parole Board Appointed by R-Governor Malcolm Wilson. Re-appointed by D-Governor Hugh Carey 1983-86 Commissioner of Correction Westchester County Department of Correction Present Experience: since 1986 Private Investigator, New York State- Licensed Maffucci Associates, Inc. Advanced Expertise: Chairman of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Terrorism Brinks Trial 1984 Professional Teaching: Adjunct Assistant Professor L.I.U. at Mercy College Graduate and Undergraduate Criminal Justice Division from 1972-1880 Published Works: .. "Let's Keep Parole, It Works." The Sentinel, October 1973 .. "Swedish Police Training: A Lesson in Professionalism." The Sentinel, April 1974 .. "The New York State Board of Parole: Scapegoats of the Criminal Justice System." New York State Bar Journal, December 1978 .. "Responding to Aids in Prison: The Team Approach."Corrections Today, December 1983 (The official national publication of the American Correctional Association) .. "Corrections and Law Enforcement: Partners in Training." Police Federation News, (feature article September 1985) .. "Utilizing Modern Technology in Correctional Management:The Video Camera Goes to Jail." New York Law Enforcement Journal, March 1986 .. "Jail Suicide: An Unsolvable Problem in Corrections and Law Enforcement." New York Law Enforcement Journal, Fall 1986. . "The Sing Sing Connection,"(Novel), Authorhouse, Bloomington, IN, August 2004 Awards for: Completed, Unproduced Screenplays: "I'll Die Tomorrow" Gotham Film Festival And Screenplay Contest Semi Finalist 2008 Hoboken International Film Festival 2010-Best Unproduced Screenplay Indie Gathering Film Festival 2010 2nd Place Winner-Drama Category; Gotham Screen International Film Festival 2009 "Semi-Finalist"; SoCal International Film Festival 2009 "Semi-Finalist" Story Pros Awards 2009 "Quarter-Finalist"; Movie Script Contest 2008 "Semi-Finalist"; Screenplay Search 2010 "Semi-Finalist"; Gimme Credit International Screenwriting Competition 2010 "Semi-Finalist"; Life Fest Film Festival 2011 Official Selection The California Film Awards 2010 1st Place Winner-Best in Category.

"My Angel Wore Stripes" The PAGE International Screenwriting Awards Quarter Finalist - 2008 The 2008 Screenplay Festival Semifinalist

"The Road to Atonement" 2008 Hoboken International Film Festival-"Nominated for Best Unproduced Screenplay: 2008 Page International Screenwriting Awards, "Quarter Finalist,; 2008 Austin Film Festival-(submitted as "The Repentant Thief") "Second Rounder": 2010 Alaska International Film Festival-"Finalist."; The Colorado Film Festival 2010-"Honorable Mention." California Film Awaards 2011-"Best of Category Award Winner."

"My Angel Wore Stripes" 2008 Page International Screenwriting Awards-Quarter Finalist": The 2008 Screenplay Festival-"Semi-Finalist."

"2084" 2010 California Film Festival-"Diamond Level Award Winner."

"The Catastrophe" Sky fest 1-Film and Script Festival 2009-4th Place Finisher. "Double Take"-California Film Awards 2011-"Silver Award Winner".

Contest Results: PAGE International (Quarterfinalist) [2008]
Screenplay Festival (Semifinalist) [2008]
Movie Script/Feature (Semifinalist) [2008]