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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With outdated biplanes and no radio, no lights, no defenses and no parachutes, these WW2 pilots terrorized the Germans: all women, all true.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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The Heart of a Tiger

The Heart of a Tiger is based on the true story of a woman who escaped the Cambodian Genocide in the 1970s. It follows three generations of women struggling against the boundaries placed upon them, each ultimately emerging triumphant to achieve their dreams. This is my family’s story of survival. Received 39 awards.

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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) 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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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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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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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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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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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) Script Excerpt

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DREAMLAND IS BURNING

Tulsa, OK, 1921. When a young Black man is falsely accused of assaulting a White girl, it sets off a series of events that leads to over 300 deaths and the destruction of an entire neighborhood...an event now known as the Tulsa Massacre. Script Excerpt

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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. 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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Last American Lynching

The true story of the black woman in Alabama who bankrupted the national Ku Klux Klan after an FBI investigation into the lynching of her son.

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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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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 - Academy Nicholl Screenplay Competition) Script Excerpt

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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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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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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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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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Fast Fade

Biopic of the luminously beautiful but tragic 1950s film noir star Barbara Payton. Script Excerpt

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The Ed Dennehy Story

Ed always wanted to act or direct in theatre. Infant epilepsy, a lifelong battle with booze, or the bizarre hallucinations of van Gogh, Barrymore and spiders the size of dogs were not going to stop him. Living in reality was another matter. This is a physiological journey where a man struggles to find peace between the worlds of the real and the imaginary.

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E Pluribus Unum

A highly profitable, "free" plantation in Virginia, supported by those in Washington fighting against slavery, comes under attack just prior to the Civil War - compelling two foes to work together to seek help from President Lincoln. Script Excerpt

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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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BANNER HERO

A world-renowned Australian pilot (first to span the Pacific) disappears in a storm. When he is rescued thirteen days later, he is accused of a massive hoax that killed two search pilots, and he is called into a government inquiry to defend his honor and career and to prove what really happened. (Based on "The Coffee Royal Scandal," a historical feature article written by myself, for Air&Space/Smithsonian Magazine.)

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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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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. Script Excerpt

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FALLEN SON

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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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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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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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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Cry of the Dreamer

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 but vows to return to liberate his people. Then he falls in love with his jailer's daughter. 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

After his father dies in Scotland on the Culloden battlefield, and his mother and wife are burned alive, this epic journey of revenge and freedom is one that escalates into an exhilarating climax as John is faced with the harsh reality of the most challenging event of his life Script Excerpt

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A Risk of Exposure

A ballet teacher tries to smuggle a secret cache of evidence of Stalin's atrocities. With the KGB in pursuit and an unlikely American ally, will she succeed? 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Victoria's Gold

A feisty widow struggles against the US Army to reclaim a mountain filled with lost treasure and gold discovered by her murdered husband.

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One Shot at Glory

A brilliant yet humble aviator fails at his attempt to be the first man to fly around the world but triumphs when he is given one shot to become the “Lindbergh of the Pacific”. The true story of an unsung American hero... and his bumbling co-pilot.

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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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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. Script Excerpt

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Just One Inch

Set in 1897 Russia to the present, Just One Inch describes how my ancestors sacrificed and struggled to survive fleeing from the Bolsheviks, their Immigration to America, the Depression, and World War II. The story also points out how the smallest things (in this case, just one inch) can have a massive impact.

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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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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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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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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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HANNAH ELIAS

Around every corner from subjugation to CEO woman or the year, between every line of Victorian liaisons to 20th Century scandals worthy of impeachment, down every hallway of torrential love making that would blush film Noir, the action does not pause, and there can be no predictions in the life and times of the Black Enchantress, “Hannah Elias”. Hannah had accounts in 129 Banks. Black Enchantresses, boarding house matrons, were business women. They were the few during Reconstruction and Jim Crow who could earn the revenues; provide the education, guidance and asylum necessary for their children and grandchildren to produce the Harlem Renaissance.

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Survival for the fittest

The screen play is called SURVIVAL FOR THE FITTEST It's an emotional action packed screen play about a man on a death penalty who escapes from prison and goes to save the abandoned soldiers in the battlefield It's emotions are so real to the extent that majority of the viewers are likely to shade tears while watching It touches the political realms basing on the historical records of the hatred between Austria and Serbia plus world war I facts. It tries to highlight how Austria would be after waging another great war against Serbia It amazingly involves children (below twenty years) in the battlefield fighting for their freedom from the enemy without enough war experience, with no base for help unless from themselves.. something which touches the emotions of parents in the world. it involves unique war tactics and planning strategies which can be termed as "battlefield in the mind"

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The Tiger: Part 1

The incredible true story of a down and out rebel with a flip flop and sarong clad force who takes on the world’s 3rd largest army and wins.

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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 detective’s search for a gay man is a journey among those shunned by society, only to discover a secret, sinister operation that preys upon society itself. Script Excerpt

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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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Chilocco

At Chilocco, an actual government boarding school in the 1930’s where runaways are hunted for bounty, a Cherokee girl, bullied by a gang of Ponca Indian girls and abused by a white female supervisor, discovers that she has a worse problem. A white teacher who is a sexual predator is stalking her. She must find a way to weaponize in a world that holds her captive and considers her expendable.

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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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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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WOMAN'S HOUR

The 85-year-old woman leader of a rapidly growing controversial new Christian religion in the 19th century is targeted by a vicious yellow journalism smear campaign against her and her church.

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I Love You, Oscar Wilde

A young Canadian artist, madly in love with Oscar Wilde, paints his portrait which inspires his controversial "The Picture of Dorian Gray," but must change to realize her own happiness, when he marries another and his gay lifestyle emerges.

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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. Script Excerpt

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Project Blue Book

An astronomy professor transitions from skeptic to believer as he struggles against the US Air Force in his quest to uncover the truth about UFOs. He coins the phrase “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.”

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Horatio's Drive Home

After an impulsive dare and a $50 bet, a determined doctor races to become the first American to drive an automobile across the country ... and return home to his pregnant wife.

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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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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. Script Excerpt

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Sawney Bean

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

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LUDLOW MASSACRE

A union organizer battles the Rockefeller empire for social justice in the Colorado coal mine strike of 1914. Based on actual events.

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ROME IN WHITE

The assassination of an American president begins in 300 AD in Rome and proceeds to 2011 Washington DC and then returns to Rome in 307 AD for the assassination, death of Severus II on a day it snowed on Italy and Rome is in white.

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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. Script Excerpt

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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. Script Excerpt

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