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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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Untouchable!

A successful businesswoman is as oblivious of the tycoon's stealth of her assets, as he was of the relentless tiger within her with razor-sharp toothed pen, sending 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 declares war, on learning her hospital has become a murderous den where patients are exterminated by predators, lurking the wards at night. 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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Simon of Cyrene

And they compel one Simon of Cyrene, who passed by, coming out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear his cross.

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Doors of Miracles

The Doors to God's Miracles open wide, sending a young woman into the Universe to be returned with supernatural powers, but to deal with the world, she must break the 'chain of light'. Script Excerpt

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Elsa

The unsung muse of the Dada art movement of the 1910s was a woman ahead of her time. Thrice married, thrice abandoned, the Baroness Elsa kept rising from ashes. Proto-punk. Performance artist. Feminist. Synesthete. Elsa enthralled and inspired everyone who met her, but remained unknown to the world at large, and died tragically unknown, alone and penniless.

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The Benefactor!

A business woman defies death-threats but refuses to waiver in providing interest-free loans to farmers ravaged by drought, floods and predatry bankers. Script Excerpt

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Anne Bonny, Pirate

Anne Bonny is the most illustrious female pirate from the Golden Age of Piracy. Her life is legendary, but no one agrees on the details of her story -- not even her death. Maybe she can set the record straight? also, Finalist, 2009 Charleston International Film Festival; Finalist, Beaufort International Film Festival, 2010. Script Excerpt

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Kingbird and Franklin

He tamed the heavens with his discoveries and inventions; enlightened the world with his reason and wit; but Franklin's crowning achievement was fostering a revolutionary legacy called Kingbird. VERY BRIEF SYNOPSIS: The untold 18th century tale of the Philadelphia Franklins, and their struggle to forge an enduring American republic, as the family's revolutionary legacy passes contentiously from patriarch, Ben Franklin, to his namesake grandson.

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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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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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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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Gabriel's Bones

A religious 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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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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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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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 Script Excerpt

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Discovering Vinland

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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MOW Not About Money

Ellen receives a promotion into a male-dominate leadership position only to find that her career is soon threatened and she must fight back.

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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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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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The Teenage Bodyguard - TrueCrime/Biopic

A uniquely accomplished teen stands between murder witness & the Tacoma Mafia seeking her over a week of fun, frolic and death in 1974. Tag: Sex, drugs & rock-n-roll meet sex, guns & mayhem. For more: https://www.facebook.com/pg/TeenageBodyguard/photos https://www.scriptrevolution.com/scripts/the-teenage-bodyguard

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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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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. Script Excerpt

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CARLOTTA'S STORY

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

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