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The Night Witches

With outdated biplanes and no radio, no lights, no defenses and no parachutes, these WW2 pilots terrorized the Germans: all women, all true. Sometimes groundbreaking has to be done from the air. Script Excerpt

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Maeta's Story (prev. Uncle Frits)

In the Occupied Netherlands, a widow and her 7 year old son go into hiding with the help of her brother, a WW1 veteran who struggles with PTSD. Script Excerpt

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Henrietta

Ohio, 1887. A multiracial family is devastated by illness after 11 year old Rhett believes she has summoned a demonic power. While her doctor stepfather quarantines the house for cholera, Rhett must fight through an otherworldly dreamscape to protect her mother and brother. (harryaspinwall.com/henrietta)

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The Wayward Son

Orphaned after his father is murdered in the Rock Springs Massacre of 1885, Bo helps his adopted family of sheep ranchers fight for their land in bloody range wars while struggling with his identity and reigniting a dangerous love affair. (Formerly titled BLOOD LAW)

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Restoration

Discovering a centuries-old religious painting that shouldn't exist, an introverted art restorer slowly succumbs to the evil temptations of the mystical canvas, even as otherworldly forces strive to prevent her from revealing the artwork's unholy secret. Script Excerpt

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Kibou

A tenacious young Japanese-American's loyalties, duties, and illicit interracial relationship are tested to the limits when his family is separated by the US government and imprisoned during a time of fear and paranoia surrounding WWII.

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The Soldier and the Spy

A former Green Beret and a CIA operative must work together to stage a coup in Chile, 1973 before KGB agents can foil it. (Inspired by true events) Script Excerpt

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BOSS TWEED

NYC politician William M. “Boss” Tweed loots the city treasury for millions until exposed by the upstart New York Times and immigrant cartoonist Thomas Nast. Political drama/strong contemporary relevance. Heavy non-comic animation and graphics. Professional Coverage: “RECOMMEND” – Dave Trottier (Author, “The Screenwriter’s Bible”)

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BULLY! (Teddy Roosevelt and the Panama Canal)

CHARGE! Rough Rider President Teddy Roosevelt takes on all comers – Banana Republics, Wall Street bigwigs and Congress – to build the Panama Canal. The real story. Can be expanded to TV miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (Author “The Screenwriter’s Bible.”) SEMI-FINALIST Fade In Awards rue Story/Bio Competition Script Excerpt

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LABYRINTH OF DESTINY

During the Mexican-American War, Lieutenant Ulysses Grant falls in love with a young Mexican woman who helps American slaves escape bondage. The war separates them, but years later they meet again when the woman is dispatched to the United States to seek an alliance to prevent France from conquering Mexico and becoming an ally of the Confederacy. (Finalist - 2018 Academy Nicholl Screenplay Competition, Finalist - 2020 Final Draft Big Break Screenplay Competition) Script Excerpt

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SINder

Cinder unites with Fairy against Cinder’s evil step-family, led by Fairy’s murderous sister, Greta. The two women and their army of females, trade slippers, and carriages for swords and bows and arrows to keep Greta and her wicked daughters from stealing the throne. Script Excerpt

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THE QUEEN'S MARK

Guy Sheridan, an English Blue Blood, runs afoul of the Crown and looses his love, his priveleged life, and his liberty. Escape from an Australian penal colony is but the first step for Sheridan to become the richest man in Australia.

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The Third Bomb

LOGLINE: When the duty-bound pilot of the third atomic bomb mission crash lands on a Japanese island and is imprisoned with other Allied POWs, he must escape and stop a disgraced commander from capturing his bomb – or manually detonate it himself.

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BEYOND HOLLYWOOD

True story of movie star-turned-inventor Jon Hall and the infamous Howard Hughes who together secretly build a revolutionary auto engine that runs on water. A tale of a tempestuous friendship between two remarkable dreamers, risking the wrath of an automobile and oil industry that unleashes all its power to stop them. One man a legend, the other an unsung hero who aspired to go "beyond Hollywood". Script Excerpt

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We Shall Not Go Hungry

In Viking Age Iceland, Sigrun and her two brothers are reunited with their estranged father, only to fall prey to a horrific curse. After their father goes missing, Sigrun must protect her brothers by any means necessary, but uncovering her family’s history of dark magic may lead her to become the very thing she’s fighting. (harryaspinwall.com/wsngh)

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Without Apology

In 1944 England, a 16-year-old orphan just beginning to discover her true self is cast out of her best friend's home, ending up in the employ of an aging aristocrat who infamously had an affair with Oscar Wilde.

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SMALLS

By produced writer. 10 feature films. 20 novels. A slave steals a Confederate steamship and sails it past the blockade of Charleston harbor during the Civil War, freeing himself, his family, his crew and their families. True story of Robert Smalls.

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EXPLOSION AT BLACK TOM!

Federal Agents -- including a young J. Edgar Hoover and a badass female translator -- track German saboteurs plotting the July 30, 1916 Black Tom Island explosion in New York harbor - the terrorist attack on America! Professional Coverage: “Recommend” - Dave Trottier (Author “The Screenwriter’s Bible”). SEMI-FINALIST - Fade In Awards-True Story/Bio Contest Script Excerpt

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The Puzzle People

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. The Puzzle People screenplay is an adaptation of the Berlin Spy Mystery by Doug Peterson.

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E Pluribus Unum

Virginia 1861 - a highly profitable, free plantation supported by Abolitionists in political, intellectual, and artistic circles is attacked by pro-slavers. Two former slaves - one a fighter, the other a pacifist, head out to seek help from President Lincoln Script Excerpt

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The Passage of Sun

Three Alabama brothers challenge the Convict Leasing System of forcing African American men into prison in order to continue providing slave labor and county revenue following the Civil War. Script Excerpt

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The Calvary Incident

Green Berets and Marines time-jump to save history by killing a rogue SEAL team bent on rescuing Jesus from the Cross inadvertently leaving the 21st century a frozen, unrecognizable wasteland. Script Excerpt

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The Infantorium

The extraordinary true story of Martin Couney, a fake doctor who saved thousands of babies’ lives through his Coney Island ‘child hatchery’ in the early 20th century.

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Hard-Hearted Hannah

A rookie detective on a routine hotel skip case instead finds himself pitted against a diabolical serial killer with a deadly grudge against the Eighth Air Force, whose reunion is being held there...and no one even suspects a murderer is in the house. Can he stop him before he kills again...and again?

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The Holdout

During World War II, a Japanese soldier tries to make amends for a tragedy in his youth by keeping his comrades alive until long after the conflict is over. Based on a true story.

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The Dumb Ox Bellows

A 13th-century friar struggles to revitalize Christian theology using logic and reason, but intellectual opposition from peers, malicious slander by envious brethren, and “slavery of the pen” under two Popes drive him to mental collapse and loss of faith in his life’s work -- until God intervenes miraculously to affirm its merit. The extraordinary, true story of Saint Thomas Aquinas.-

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The Chain - Francisco Pizarro

A West Indies Native and a Franciscan Friar embark on an Amazon expedition with legendary conquistador Francisco Pizarro in search of a city of gold. But instead of finding riches, they unleash a curse that affects centuries of historic leaders and trailblazers.

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The Maccabees

A father and self-righteous son attempt to live in peace until the Greek King forces them to renounce their religion to follow the many Greek gods and traditions. This means war.

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Citizen Hans

German Officer, Town Commander of an occupied European town in WW2, reliving his youth, teaches a talented local boy to be the best world pianists, not knowing that the boy’s family supports the resistance movement.

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ELIJAH

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.

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Panama Fever

When the Army sends a young doctor to Panama, his adventures- and misadventures- with the natives, the Army and his wife come fast and furious.

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GODSON

LOGLINE: When the son of mafia boss leaves the family business and is wrongly charged for murder, he must choose whether to stay loyal to his mob family and serve a prison sentence, or defy them by proving his innocence and risk assassination. _____________________________________________________________________________________ SYNOPSIS: Chosen as next head of his family’s crime business, the eldest son of a New Orleans Mafia boss facing deportation orders abandons his Sicilian heritage by marrying an American woman and going into legitimate business. After his father is deported and his younger brother inherits the family business, the elder son is indicted for murder when a restaurant owner he had previously refused orders to kill turns up dead. Then he learns who is real family is and risks certain assassination by teaming up with an investigation lawyer against his blood family in court to avoid a death row prison sentence.

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Turtle Eggs for Agassiz

A famous scientist's strange need challenges a young teacher to tackle it, launching a great adventure.

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Between the Salt and the Sky

A Portuguese fishing village in 1942. She has nothing to lose, and he has nothing to live for. Two little Jewish girls change everything. Script Excerpt

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East Side Story

Bernstein. Sondheim. Robbins. Arthur Laurents and Hal Prince. In 1957, before they became legends, Broadway and the world were rocked not just by a new musical but an entirely new kind of musical. Its original working title was East Side Story, based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. This is the true story of how East became West and the incredible team who broke new ground with a 360-year-old plot, an unknown rookie lyricist, an operatic score, an interracial theme, and juvenile delinquent gangbangers dancing ballet.

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I'LL DANCE ON YOUR GRAVE

A brawny, gun-fighting Irish marshal, Mart Duggan, is selected to tame the fast-growing, notoriously wild and depraved new boomtown of Leadville, Colorado in the 1870s. Script Excerpt

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CARE PLANS

A closeted nurse from a dysfunctional family struggles with love and the meaning of life while working in the gay community during the emerging AIDS crisis in 1970’s New York City. Script Excerpt

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Cotton-Pickin' Heroes

As the close of the Civil War nears, three disparate black Union soldiers become trapped behind Confederate lines and are forced to hide out on a cotton plantation, trying to blend in and not be noticed by the addled owner of the plantation and his harsh black overseer. But when the Colonel's eldest son declares he's taking the slaves to Brazil -- where slavery is still legal - our heroes decide they have to escape... and plan to take all the plantation slaves with them.

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WHITE DEVIL OF SHANGHAI

Romantic war adventure set against the backdrop of World War II China. Two mismatched fugitives of war, a jaded American newsman and a strong-willed Jewish refugee girl, escape Japanese-occupied Shanghai to reach Free China. They evolve into unlikely heroes among the Chinese, one as a mercenary destroying lives, the other as a Red Cross miracle worker saving lives. Their stormy relationship ultimately brings them together to save Shanghai's Jewish refugees from Nazi extermination. Script Excerpt

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Roebling's Bridge

Based on the true story of the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, the dream of brilliant engineer John Roebling. After John suffers a tragic accident and his son is injured from the dangerous work, Emily Roebling struggles to complete the project, despite incredible technical challenges, corruption, tragic injuries and deaths. Torn between two worlds and two men, she blazes a path forward, but ultimately faces panic and disaster when her enemies sabotage the project.

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The Other Washington

Another man named Washington surmounts harsh, often violent opposition as he boldly ascends from the illiterate depths of slavery and ignorance to eloquence as an iconic, world-renowned university president and charismatic leader. Based on a true story. Script Excerpt

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The Odyssey of John Buchanan

Our young hero is a witness to his father's slaughter at Scotland’s Culloden battlefield. After he is captured by the British, the brutal murder of his wife and mother thrusts him into an epic, dangerous, journey when he is eventually deported as a slave to the colonies. The story lays bare man's inhumanity to man. Script Excerpt

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A Risk of Exposure

It’s 1953, and a Russian ballet teacher’s personal mission is to smuggle photos of Stalin's crimes to the United States. With the KGB in pursuit, she finds an unexpected ally. Script Excerpt

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Le Train

Le Train is the true story of the return by train to Paris of the first 300 French women liberated from the Nazis’ Ravensbrück concentration camp for women, told mainly through the eyes of legendary New Yorker magazine writer and Paris correspondent Janet Flanner (“Genêt”). Her “Letter From Paris” column ran for half a century, and she was there at the Gare de Lyon with Gen. Charles de Gaulle, whose niece, a member of the French Resistance, he hoped was on that train. Historical “cameos” include Ernest Hemingway; Jean-Paul Sartre; Simone de Beauvoir; Albert Camus; Gen. Charles de Gaulle and his niece; three professional executioners (two hangmen and a guillotiner); a bunch of Nazis tried and executed after the Nuremburg and Hamelin War Crimes trials; Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas; Sylvia Beach; Natalie Barney; and Djuna Barnes, among others. Major scenes take place all over pre-war and wartime Paris; Buchenwald and Ravensbrück concentration camps; and the war crimes courtrooms and executions of several dozen Nazis. The central part of the story concerns the journey of the 300 women and their Canadian POW convoy from Ravensbrück to Paris. Eleven of the 300 women died en route.

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A Journey With Destiny

In 1906, a young man’s journey by automobile leaves him stranded in a remote mining town about to erupt into a battle royale between company goons and radical labor. Script Excerpt

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Gabriel's Bones

A Christian zealot determined to create a city of God on the prairies and the savvy captain of the buffalo hunt lead Canadian First Nation people in an epic struggle for survival -- the true story of the Northwest Rebellion.

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East Meets Western

A runaway indentured Asian cook bakes his way into the good graces of a frontier town, where he struggles to win the skills and allies he needs to avoid recapture by the ruthless outlaw who 'owns' him.

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The First Casualty

When a reporter uncovers a secret that could doom the war-torn Spanish Republic, he must help the whistleblower escape before a death squad silences them both.

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SIR HARRY LAUDER TONIGHT!

A famed Hollywood actor produces and stars in an Off-Broadway musical about his idle – the acclaimed, world renowned but long forgotten musical hall entertainer, Sir Harry Lauder. A biographical musical extravaganza. All music public domain. Script Excerpt

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MADAM PRESIDENT

SHE WAS THE PRESIDENT! When Woodrow Wilson suffers a massive stroke in 1919, First Lady Edith Wilson launches a mammoth White House cover-up and runs the presidency herself—for 18 months! Think “Iron Lady” (2011). Based on the true, actual historical events. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (Author, “The Screenwriter’s Bible”) Script Excerpt

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In the Broad Face of Day

Historical Drama (1843): When a lunatic guns down the secretary of the British Prime Minister in broad daylight in the streets of central London, the ensuing courtroom battle and outcome was to change forever the way insanity was viewed by courts around the world.

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Dunkirk: Miracle of Deliverance

Vice Admiral Bertram Ramsay masterminded the plans to rescue the British Expeditionary force from the beaches of Dunkirk. Operation Dynamo would bring them home.

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Compulsory

Inspired by true events: In 1922 Oregon, a lawyer, thinking he’s protecting his family, reluctantly, but covertly joins the KKK and their push for the Oregon Compulsory Education Act, only to throw his family into mortal danger. Script Excerpt

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When Doves Cry

In 1991, a group of high school seniors navigates the treachery of young adulthood, dealing with bullies, homophobes, and abusive authority figures while seeking the ultimate Minneapolis experience; seeing the legendary Prince perform live at First Avenue on Halloween night but a freak blizzard threatens their plans. Script Excerpt

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HOSEA

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. This is a contemporary suspense about the prophet Hosea in the Bible.

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The Redemption of John Parker

An embittered former slave risks life and limb as an Underground Railroad “conductor” until, targeted for death by angry slave owners and a sociopathic slave hunter, he must confront and resolve his inner rage or bring tragedy on his family. Based on a true story.

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RAGTIME WARRIOR

A FORGOTTEN MUSICAL GENIUS! James Reese Europe fights racism, Army prejudice and the Germans when he takes command of the “Harlem Hellfighters” band, introduces jazz and pop tunes; he revolutionizes military band music forever. A WW1 action musical biopic; all music public domain. Can be adapted to TV miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (Author “The Screenwriter’s Bible.”) OFFICIAL FINALIST - New York Screenplay Competition SEMI-FINALIST - Black Stories and Screenplay Competition SEMI-FINALIST - Page Turner Screenplays Genre Competition QUARTER-FINALIST - PAGE International Screenplay Competition Script Excerpt

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Servants' Row

After an indentured servant is brutally beaten by an overseer, the multi-racial servants flee together from their colonial North Carolina plantation with the tyrannical owner in hot pursuit.

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LAST FLAG ON OAK ISLAND

When a museum curator and his female assistant translate clues in an American Revolution-era journal to a British payroll buried on Oak Island, they must go undercover to unearth the treasure before two rival treasure hunters discover it. Wealth of the century or the island's deft insult? (From the novel Last Assault on Oak Island by Jenn Rekka.)

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POOF

In the old West, a young and hopeful man's announcement can certainly rock his girlfriend's boat.

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Death Poem - Part 1

Once a priest, an elderly, suicidal WWI marine meets a serial womanizer on the steps of a cathedral and ends up revealing his role in the deaths of seven men because of his insatiable need to avenge the rape and murder of his beloved Red Cross Nurse. Script Excerpt

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CHAMPION OF THE WORLD!

A sledgehammer right fist; Heavyweight Boxing Champion at age 23; the most popular man in America; “boxing reform” activist and a ten-year foe of the Police Gazette publisher who wants him dethroned. And an alcoholic.

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Fort Pillow

Two boys ,master and slave, soldiers on opposite sides in a desperate war, meet to resolve their past linked in blood. In spring of 1864, hate has devolved The Civil War from glory to murder, from honor to hate that will find its most brutal expression in a massacre at Fort Pillow Tennessee.

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Born Hutsi

The colonization in Rwanda saw that the country was left divided into three fraction fictional ethnics such as Hutus, Tutsis and Twas. Post-colonial governments sowed hate in the population that led to the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis perpetrated by mostly Hutus. This feature film follows the love story and troubles of a young mixed couple of a Hutu young man, Bigirinka and Tutsi young woman, Ingabire, in the '80s before and through the Genocide against Tutsis. It is part of a cinquology sequel that navigates the idea of generational trauma.

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Clara Callan

Clara Callan is the moving story of two sisters and their life-changing experiences on the eve of World War II as Clara battles loneliness in her job as a teacher in the local grammar school and her sister Nora heads for New work and the world of show business.

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WHO WAS IZOLA WARE CURRY and why did she try to slay the king?

In 1958 while Black America was entrenched in a struggle for civil rights, a Black woman attempts to assassinate Martin Luther King Jr. A story that takes us on a profound journey into Black life from 1932 to 1968.

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Courage: Our Credo

A true story of hope and faith following a Polish family as they fight to survive and escape a Russian labor camp during WWII. Script Excerpt

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Osceola

When treaties are broken and the Seminole chiefs are coerced into signing away their land, Osceola takes the lead in urging the Seminoles ad their black allies to fight for freedom and justice. Story of the first black slave uprising and the struggle of the Seminoles to protect both the slaves and themselves from the white's attempt to drive the from their lands. Script Excerpt

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Formosus

A loyal Papal Guard Captain sets out to stop a megalomaniacal Countess from putting a dead pope on trial and seizing control of the Rome, the Senate and the Church.

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Just One Inch

Just One Inch is an epic story of how a single inch saves generations of one family from the age of the Romanovs through to today’s modern world.

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ONLY THE GOOD

After denying Christ, Peter the Apostle is brought to High Priest Caiaphas - where he must reconcile the implications of the faith which has come to define him. Script Excerpt

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CHESS

Imagine a world before slave trade,before colonizing, a world where the white and the black people lived separately knowing of each other's existence. But are not allowed to live together

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MEMORIAL

The ghosts of the four students killed at Kent State gather at their memorial on the fiftieth anniversary of the shooting.

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The Gentleman Ranker

After attempting suicide, Lawrence of Arabia reinvents himself as a nobody in hopes of saving his sanity, but finds the world will not leave him alone.

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REVELATIONS

A young nurse investigates her mother’s disturbing death and becomes entangled in a decades old political cover up involving her family and the illicit affair of America’s most infamous lovers. Script Excerpt

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Extinct

The intriguing Sci-Fi fictional story Extinct is the illustration of human evolution visually narrated by a fictional main character that will be traveling though time from the beginning of time the big bang all the way up to today. Looking for a change after the death of his wife, a plane crash leaves a man meeting God to travel through time and see the process of extinction, the rise of man and show him the importance of life. This intriguing sci-fi fiction illustrates human evolution through the travels of Max, a scientist and martial artist who is moving cross-country after losing his wife. He carries his research on human evolution during the prehistoric time is the last thing he hears before the plane crash lands. Max wakes at the beginning of time, and a mysterious figure who guides him through the rise of mankind. Traveling through the Jurassic, Roman and Industrial eras, Max will learn the importance of living in the moment and why man has come so far. Script Excerpt

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Behind The Veil

Film Noir. Los Angeles, 1947. A private investigator’s search for a gay man among those marginalized by society leads to a clandestine world of corruption, murder, and political intrigue. Script Excerpt

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The Hottest Place on Earth

Duped into taking a job in a remote mining camp he would never tackle in a million years, a rebellious young man of the 70s, his girlfriends, and his crew take revenge on the company owners.

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Spawn of Evil

The horror by the Nazis, during WWII in Auschwitz, and the post-war, cruel serial murders and graphic sex committed by six sociopathic and psychopathic young Nazis upon Jewish women. Script Excerpt

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GENERAL GRANT IS DOOMED!

“NEVER RETREAT, NEVER SURRENDER!” Ex-President Ulysses S. Grant struggles to complete his “Personal Memoirs” while combatting terminal cancer. He produces a masterpiece. The true story. Can be expanded to TV miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” - Dave Trottier (Author, The Screenwriter’s Bible) SEMI-FINALIST Fade In Awards - True Story/Bio Competition

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BOJANGLES, EUBIE AND BERT!

A TOE-TAPPING MUSICAL! Legendary performers Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, Eubie Blake and Bert Williams relive their show business triumphs in spite of racism and theatrical bigotry. An epic musical drama and biopic. All music public domain; can be expanded to TV musical miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (author, “The Screenwriter’s Bible.”) Script Excerpt

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THRONE OF GOD

James, African American, believes he is called to build a magnificent throne ensemble made from junk, but must overcome his resentment against his father and God. He brightens the life of a fatherless little girl with an alcoholic mother, and helps restore sanity to a mentally disturbed homeless woman, as he obsessively races to complete it before he dies.

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Knockin' on Heaven's Door

True tale of two young sisters enslaved and abused by a navy wife and her sons until one is poisoned with chocolate pudding. The signs are there for her deeds to be discovered. But the neighbors, the principal, the biological mother, all are duped by this clever psychotic foster mom and the "accidents" keep getting explained away. It's a story the small rural farming community in central California won't easily forget. Script Excerpt

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Mother Seacole

Through an irony of fate, a Scottish-Jamaican lady battles prejudice, provides medical assistance to British Soldiers in the Crimean War, and becomes a British heroine. Script Excerpt

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God’s Gang

In 1865 Philadelphia, after their integrationist spouses are murdered, a black man and an Irish woman are caught in the middle of a bitter struggle between ethnic dockworkers and rich owners that could start a race war.

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MARY BAKER EDDY

When the leader of a new Christian religion is targeted by a vicious smear campaign by a leading newspaper, it launches a suit against the popular but controversial 85-year-old woman for control of her newly found church; but a famous literary figure (Mark Twain) surprisingly comes to her aid, and the church leader wins the suit and starts a newspaper that decades later wins awards named after the publisher (Pulitzer) that attacked her.

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Fair Warning

Thriller based on the true stalking murder of Berkeley student Tanya Tarasoff in 1969 by an obsessed graduate student, and the legal case that changed U.S. doctor-patient confidentiality laws.

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Mayday New York (c)

Triumph Donnelly Studios Corporation true story and true accounts of the 1960 New York City plane crash that took 134 lives "MAYDAY NEW YORK" (c). The screenplay is completed and ready for a sales acqusition to a reputable studio or network. Watch as 'Captain Stich" (c) investigates this 60 year old crash over Staten Island and Brooklyn, NY. Co- productions is also c onsidered. "MAYDAY NEW YORK" (c) a TRIUMPH DONNELLY STUDIOS production (c) all rights reserved TRIUMPH DONNELLY STUDIOS CORPORATION http://triumphdonnellystudios.com

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Cherry Hill

In 1870s Kansas, a pretty young widow falls into prostitution after her husband dies in a blizzard. She is soon drawn into the intrigues and passions of the region’s most powerful men.

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Operation Iceberg: The Battle for Okinawa

True events as they occurred at Okinawa in a stirring and personal war saga of heroism, death and sacrifice from both the American and Japanese points of view, most especially the Japanese Colonel Hiromichi Yaraha who set up the defense for the island.

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Southwest Thunder

When a young man, James Tevis, faces Apache Chief Cochise as Butterfield Stage Station Master, he is driven away to form the Arizona Rangers, only to join the Confederates that occupy Tucson at the outbreak of the Civil War, where his fate rests with the outcome of that occupation. A true story.

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Shadow on the Heartland

A successful Wall Street attorney reluctantly returns to rural North Dakota to help his family fight against an agricultural corporate giant that's quickly taking over the food industry with dangerous GMO seeds. Script Excerpt

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Jess

Ghost of a young gambler hanged in 1884 takes up residence in an old gold mill near Lake Tahoe and raises hell in the life of the tour guide, a Stanford student.

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Sawney Bean

Adulterous young husband facing criminal punishment in medieval Scotland flees into the hideout of the notorious cannibal family.

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THE OCTOPUS CHARMER

Flora is Guam's ultimate octopus whisperer!

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A GRUNT'S TALE

Currently considering writing this script in a novel format. The young black woman employed by a Vietnam Vet's sister helps him work through his debilitating PTSD. She is the unsung hero of the story and is rewarded with an American Bandstand style party - the prom she never got to attend!

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SCHERZO CODE

An aspiring New York pianist is tutored by a world-famous Russian concert master and falls in love with his daughter, only to discover that the maestro leads a double life as a Soviet assassin who murdered his father. Seeking vengeance, the young pianist finds himself embroiled in a mysterious KGB plot to smuggle out an American prototype of the "Suitcase Bomb" -- the first portable nuclear device designed at the height of the Cold War. Script Excerpt

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Edward's Return

An unjust murder summons revenge, even if it takes 160 years.

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Lord Guan's Head

In war-torn medieval China, a minister who's fallen out of political favor must deliver the head of an executed General (Guan Yu) to a neighboring kingdom to divert a war.

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Then I Became Death, Destroyer of Worlds

NOTE: This screenplay was a finalist in the Film and Television/Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship Competition. J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientific director of the Manhattan Project, seeks relief from his work in the arms of artist Georgia O’Keeffe. The strength of their relationship helps transform him from “the father of the atomic bomb” into an anti-nuclear advocate. It has been optioned by HBO producer Lee Levinson, at The Late Bloomer Co., Ltd., New York, New York.

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Project Ernie - Interview with a Hero

NOTE: This screenplay was a finalist in the 2004 Roy W. Dean Writers Grant competition. Two engaged grad students heal a rift between themselves while helping a WWI hero learn to forgive himself for the deaths he’s caused.

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