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Noel Black : biography

June 30, 1937 -

Noel Black (born June 30, 1937) is an American film and television director, screenwriter, and producer.

Black was born in Chicago, Illinois. He won awards at the 1966 Cannes Film Festival for an 18-minute short subject filmed in 1965 called Skaterdater. It had no dialogue, but used music and sound effects to advance the plot. It was nominated for an Academy Award for best short film in 1966.

He directed the 1968 film Pretty Poison, and subsequently concentrated on directing for television, occasionally directing films such as Private School.

Partial filmography

  • The River Boy (1964)
  • Skaterdater (1965)
  • ABC Stage 67 (1 episode, 1967)
  • Trilogy: The American Boy (1968) (TV)
  • One Life to Live (1968)
  • Pretty Poison (1968)
  • Cover Me Babe (1970)
  • Jennifer on My Mind (1971)
  • Amy Prentiss (1974)
  • Quincy M.E. (1 episode, 1976)
  • Switch (1 episode, 1976)
  • Kojak (1 episode, 1977)
  • McCloud (1 episode, 1977)
  • I'm a Fool (1977) (TV)
  • The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (2 episodes, 1977)
  • Mulligan's Stew (1 episode, 1977)
  • Big Hawaii (1 episode, 1977)
  • The World Beyond (1978)
  • Marianne (1978)
  • Hawaii Five-O (1 episode, 1978)
  • A Man, a Woman and a Bank (1979)
  • The Golden Honeymoon (1980)
  • A Change of Seasons (1980)
  • The Other Victim (1981)
  • The Electric Grandmother (1982)
  • Prime Suspect (1982)
  • Happy Endings (1983)
  • Private School (1983)
  • Quarterback Princess (1983)
  • Deadly Intentions (1985)
  • Promises to Keep (1985)
  • A Time to Triumph (1986)
  • My Two Loves (1986) (TV)
  • The Twilight Zone (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
  • CBS Summer Playhouse (1 episode, 1987)
  • A Conspiracy of Love (1987)
  • The Town Bully (1988)
  • Meet the Munceys (1988)
  • Dolphin Cove (1989)
  • Nightmare Classics (1 episode, 1989)
  • The Baby-Sitters Club (1 episode, 1990)
  • Over My Dead Body (1 episode, 1991)
  • The Hollow Boy (1991)
  • Swans Crossing (1992)
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