Alan Landsburg Biography (1933-)

Full name, Alan William Landsburg; born May 10, 1933, in White Plains, NY; son of Harry and Fannie (maiden name, Koslowe) Landsburg; married Sally Breit (divorced, 1975); married Linda Otto (a film producer), March 7, 1976; children (first marriage): Valerie (an actress), Michael. Addresses: Agent: Julian Bach Literary Agency, Inc., 747 Third Ave., New York, NY 10017.

Gender
Male
Occupation
Producer, director, writer
Birth Details
May 10, 1933
White Plains, New York

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Movies
  • Certain Honorable Men, 1968
  • Murder in the First Person Singular, 1974
  • (With Laurence D. Savadore) Fear on Trial, CBS, 1975
  • (With Merrill Grant and Don Kirshner) The Savage Bees, NBC, 1976
  • Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo, CBS, 1977
  • It Happened at Lakewood Manor (also known as Ants! and Panic at Lakewood Manor), ABC, 1977
  • Terror out of the Sky (also known as The Revenge of the SavageBees), CBS, 1978
  • Ruby and Oswald (also known as Four Days in Dallas), CBS, 1978
  • (With Grant and Kirshner) The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal, NBC,1979
  • Torn between Two Lovers, 1979
  • (With Sonny Fox) And Baby Makes Six, NBC, 1979
  • Mysterious Island of Beautiful Women, CBS, 1979
  • Baby Comes Home, CBS, 1980
  • The Jayne Mansfield Story (also known as Jayne Mansfield: A Symbol of the 50's), 1980
  • Marathon, CBS, 1980
  • (With Tom Kuhn) A Long Way Home, ABC, 1981
  • Bill, CBS, 1981
  • Mysterious Two, NBC, 1982
  • Bill: On His Own, CBS, 1983
  • (With Joan Barnett) Adam, NBC, 1983
  • (With Barnett) Adam: His Song Continues, NBC, 1986
  • (With Barnett) The George McKenna Story, CBS, 1986
  • (With Barnett) Parent Trap II, The Disney Channel, 1986
  • Strange Voices, NBC, 1987
  • Long Gone, HBO, 1987
  • Too Young the Hero, CBS, 1988
  • A Stoning in Fulham County (also known as The Stoning, The Amish Story, and Incident at Tile Mill Road), NBC, 1988
  • Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story, CBS, 1988
  • A Place at the Table (also known as The Best Kept Secret, No Child Shall Go Hungry, and A Million Children), NBC, 1988
  • The Ryan White Story, ABC, 1989
  • Unspeakable Acts, ABC, 1990
  • In Defense of a Married Man, ABC, 1990
  • So Proudly We Hail, 1990
  • A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story, CBS, 1991
  • A Nightmare in Columbia County, CBS, 1991
  • A Mother's Right: The Elizabeth Morgan Story (also known as Shattered Story), 1992
  • If Someone Had Known, 1995
  • The Lottery, 1996
  • Country Justice (also known as Family Rescue), 1997
  • Also executive producer of Bluegrass.
  • Television Work
  • Other; Movies
  • Producer and director, Black Water Gold, ABC, 1970
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Miniseries
  • The Chisholms, CBS, 1979
  • Television Producer
  • Series
  • (Associate producer) Biography, syndicated, 1962
  • Men in Crisis, syndicated, 1964
  • National Geographic Specials, 1965-1970
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Series
  • Time-Life Specials: The March of Time, 1965
  • The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau, ABC, 1966
  • It Was a Very Good Year, ABC, 1971
  • (With Don Kirshner) The Kids from C.A.P.E.R., NBC, 1976-1977
  • In Search Of ... , syndicated, 1976-1982
  • Between the Wars, syndicated, 1978
  • The Chisholms, CBS, 1980
  • No Holds Barred, CBS, 1980
  • (Supervising producer; with Woody Fraser and Merrill Grant) Those Amazing Animals, ABC, 1980-1981
  • (With Grant) That's Incredible!, ABC, 1980-1984
  • (With Grant and Fraser) The Krypton Factor (game show), ABC, 1981
  • The Future: What's Next, CBS, 1982
  • (With Fraser) People Do the Craziest Things, ABC, 1984
  • True Confessions, syndicated, 1986
  • High Risk, CBS, 1988
  • Also executive producer of The American Idea.
  • Television Producer
  • Specials
  • Mirror, Mirror, off the Wall, NBC, 1969
  • "A Storm in Summer," Hallmark Hall of Fame, PBS, 1969
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Specials
  • Hollywood: The Selznick Years, 1969
  • Alaska Wilderness Lake, 1971
  • (With Laurence D. Savadore) Alan King in Las Vegas, Part I, ABC, 1973
  • (With Savadore) Alan King in Las Vegas, Part II, ABC, 1973
  • In Search of Ancient Astronauts, 1973
  • In Search of Ancient Mysteries, 1975
  • (With Merrill Grant and David Auerbach) The World's Funniest Commercial Goofs, ABC, 1983 1984
  • (With Woody Fraser) Life's Most Embarrassing Moments, ABC, 1983
  • Life's Most Embarrassing Moments II, ABC, 1983
  • (With Fraser) Life's Most Embarrassing Moments III, ABC, 1984
  • (With Kay Hoffman and Fraser) Life's Most Embarrassing Moments IV,ABC, 1984
  • Getting the Last Laugh, ABC, 1985
  • To Protect the Children, TBS, 1986
  • Wanted: A Room with Love, syndicated, 1986
  • Destined to Live: 100 Roads to Recovery, NBC, 1988
  • Maggie's Secret, CBS, 1990
  • Also executive producer of ABC Afterschool Special, ABC.
  • Pilots
  • Real Life Stories, CBS, 1981
  • (With Merrill Grant) The Future: What's Next, CBS, 1981
  • The Mysterious Two, NBC, 1982
  • (With Woody Fraser) Success: It Can Be Yours, ABC, 1982
  • (With Mort Lachman and Fraser) It Only Hurts When You Laugh, NBC,1983
  • (With Fraser) Personal and Confidential, NBC, 1983
  • (With Fraser) People Do the Craziest Things, ABC, 1984
  • (With Fraser and Grant) People to People, ABC, 1984
  • (And creator and director) Under Fire: The Real Story, ABC, 1989
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • "Helen Keller," Biography, syndicated, 1962
  • Men in Crisis, syndicated, 1964
  • True Confessions, syndicated, 1986
  • High Risk, CBS, 1988
  • Also directed episodes of Time-Life Specials: The March of Time.
  • Film Work
  • Producer, The Outer Space Connection, 1974
  • Executive producer, The White Lions, 1981
  • Executive producer, Burned at the Stake (also known as The Coming), 1981
  • Co-executive producer, Jaws 3-D (also known as Jaws 3 and Jaws III), Universal, 1983
  • Co-executive producer, Porky's II: The Next Day, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Movies
  • Black Water Gold, ABC, 1970
  • Unspeakable Acts, ABC, 1990
  • With Reason to Suspect, ABC, 1992
  • A Mother's Right: The Elizabeth Morgan Story (also known as Shattered Story), 1992
  • Terror in the Night, 1994
  • If Someone Had Known, 1995
  • Television Episodes
  • True Confessions, syndicated, 1986
  • Screenplays
  • Narration only, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, 1968
  • Nonfiction
  • (With Sally Landsburg) In Search of Ancient Mysteries, foreword byRod Serling, Bantam, 1974
  • (With Landsburg) The Outer Space Connection, photographs by AndrewReichline, Bantam, 1975
  • In Search of Magic and Witchcraft, foreword by Leonard Nimoy, Bantam, 1977
  • In Search of Strange Phenomena, foreword by Nimoy, Bantam, 1977
  • In Search of Myths and Monsters, foreword by Nimoy, Bantam, 1977
  • In Search of Extraterrestrials, 1977
  • In Search of ... : Lost Civilizations, Extraterrestrials, Magic and Witchcraft, Strange Phenomena, Myths and Monsters, Doubleday, 1978
  • (With Edward Garrick) The Insects Are Coming, Warner Books, 1978
  • Secrets of the Bermuda Triangle, Warner Books, 1978
  • In Search Of ... , Doubleday, 1978
  • Landsburg's works have been translated into Spanish and French.

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