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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With outdated biplanes and no radio, no lights, no defenses and no parachutes, these WW2 pilots terrorized the Germans: all women, all true.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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Untouchable!

A blonde bombshell in stainless steel rocks the corporate world with an explosion when she collides with the nation's most powerful man unleashing the relentless tiger within and with razor-sharp toothed pen sends him into oblivion. Script Excerpt

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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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Murder in Emergency!

A dedicated nurse's fight to save her beloved hospital from closure turns to a war against it, when she discovers patients are being murdered. 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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The Sea Dragon

England, 1810: A sharp-witted young girl who hunts and sells fossils to help support her impoverished family unearths a never-before-seen skeleton that shakes the foundations of science and religion. Script Excerpt

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Doors of Miracles

Fighting fear a young woman is transcended into the Universe as the Doors to God's Miracles are flung open wide, to return to Earth with supernatural powers and miracles, and God speaks. Script Excerpt

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The Benefactor!

Incensed by the persecution of farmers by predator bankers, a business woman uses her own funds to pay-out their mortgages in her quest to prevent murder/suicides on the land as she, dodges hitmen. Script Excerpt

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The Woodpecker Waltz

Joe has the mind of a four-year old and a seat on Death Row and gleefully plays with his toy train while a rich lawyer risks his marriage and career in an effort to save him from the gas chamber.. (True story)

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THE GREAT QUEST

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.

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The Color Of The Puck

Amidst the backdrop of the American civil rights movement, Canadian Willie O'Ree overcomes racial prejudice and a career-threatening injury to become "the Jackie Robinson of hockey," the first black man to play in the National Hockey League.

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Hell Gate to Golden Gate

Alice Ramsey is on a mission to become the first woman to drive an automobile across the United States, but a vengeful bank president, whose wife becomes a suffragette, isn't about to let that happen.

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Only In America

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.

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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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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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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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Misguided Illusions

In the world of Drag Queens, there's a fine line between fantasy and reality. When the two collide not even a serial killer can decide.

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THEATRE OF DEATH

In 1903 Chicago, a crusading reporter exposes of the “Absolutely Fireproof” Iroquois Theatre, as a fire trap. He is proven right. Based on the true incident. No one was ever punished. Professional Coverage: "Recommend” - Dave Trottier (Author “The Screenwriter's Bible")

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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 Script Excerpt

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Eriksson

The Viking Leif Eriksson, who, to prove himself to his legendary father Erik the Red, embarks on a dangerous voyage to find new lands and inadvertently discovers America. Script Excerpt

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Storytellers

A young man, stifled by regret, returns to his city unable to move forward in his life. By bonding with a grieving elderly man, he understands the importance of faith and forgiving his own absent father. But the bond they share is far greater than the bereavement of a father son relationship. 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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ANOTHER IN THE FIRE

A true story about a Hollywood stuntman who overcomes seemingly insurmountable obstacles with help from the most unexpected place. Brought to the brink of death more times than you can count, Mike Walter discovers real Hollywood magic. This is a story of sex, drugs, and redemption. Just when you think you are alone in this world, there is “Another in the Fire.” 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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Snooks

The extraordinary true life story of Nate "Snooks" Gulliver, dancer and drummer extraordinaire, who played with Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong and other greats and was Billie Holliday's childhood sweetheart.

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CARLOTTA'S STORY

In a nursing home, Eugene O'Neill's third wife, Carlotta Monterey, tells a researcher the untold story of her tumultuous life with the famous playwright.

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