Babaloo Mandel

Marc "Babaloo" Mandel (born October 13, 1949) is an American screenwriter.wikipedia
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Lowell Ganz

He and long-time writing partner Lowell Ganz have penned numerous high-profile films, including Splash (1984), Parenthood (1989), City Slickers (1991) and A League of Their Own (1992).
He is the long-time writing partner of Babaloo Mandel.

Splash (film)

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He and long-time writing partner Lowell Ganz have penned numerous high-profile films, including Splash (1984), Parenthood (1989), City Slickers (1991) and A League of Their Own (1992). The writing duo later reteamed with Howard on Splash, for which Mandel, Ganz and Bruce Jay Friedman won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay.
Splash is a 1984 American fantasy romantic comedy film directed by Ron Howard, written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel, and starring Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, John Candy and Eugene Levy.

A League of Their Own

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He and long-time writing partner Lowell Ganz have penned numerous high-profile films, including Splash (1984), Parenthood (1989), City Slickers (1991) and A League of Their Own (1992).
The screenplay was written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel from a story by Kelly Candaele and Kim Wilson.

Parenthood (film)

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He and long-time writing partner Lowell Ganz have penned numerous high-profile films, including Splash (1984), Parenthood (1989), City Slickers (1991) and A League of Their Own (1992).
The film was directed by Ron Howard, who assisted in developing the story with screenwriters Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel.

City Slickers

He and long-time writing partner Lowell Ganz have penned numerous high-profile films, including Splash (1984), Parenthood (1989), City Slickers (1991) and A League of Their Own (1992).
The film's screenplay was written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel, and it was shot in New York City; New Mexico; Durango, Colorado; and Spain.

National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay

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The writing duo later reteamed with Howard on Splash, for which Mandel, Ganz and Bruce Jay Friedman won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay.

Mr. Saturday Night

Crystal produced and co-wrote the screenplay with the writing duo Babaloo Mandel and Lowell Ganz.

Greedy (film)

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Greedy is a 1994 American comedy film directed by Jonathan Lynn and written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel.

The Flintstones (film)

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Mandel was one of the "winners" of the 1994 Razzie for Worst Screenplay for The Flintstones.
Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel took home a reported $100,000 for just two days work.

Bruce Jay Friedman

The writing duo later reteamed with Howard on Splash, for which Mandel, Ganz and Bruce Jay Friedman won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay.

Night Shift (1982 film)

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As a result of that connection, they were offered their first big break - the movie Night Shift - by series star Ron Howard and his friend, producer Brian Grazer.

Tooth Fairy (2010 film)

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Tooth Fairy is a 2010 fantasy comedy family film directed by Michael Lembeck, produced by Jim Piddock, Jason Blum, Mark Ciardi and Gordon Gray, written by Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Randi Mayem Singer, Joshua Sternin and Jeffrey Ventimilia with music by George S. Clinton and starring Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Judd, and Julie Andrews.

Where the Heart Is (2000 film)

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The screenplay, written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel, is based on the best-selling 1995 novel of the same name by Billie Letts.

Busting Loose (TV series)

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Antonacci, Ganz, Rothman, Chet Dowling, David W. Duclon, Howard Gewirtz, Joe Glauberg, Sandy Krinski, David Lerner, Deborah Leschin, Babaloo Mandel, and Barry Rubinowitz all wrote or co-wrote one or more episodes.

Queens College, City University of New York

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He attended Queens College, City University of New York, before leaving for Hollywood in 1972.

Philip Roth

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It was Ganz who gave him the nickname "Babaloo", after the character Babaloo Mandel in Philip Roth's novel Portnoy's Complaint.

Portnoy's Complaint

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It was Ganz who gave him the nickname "Babaloo", after the character Babaloo Mandel in Philip Roth's novel Portnoy's Complaint.

Michael De Luca

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In the 90-minute interview with producer Mike DeLuca, they discussed their 40-year partnership as it evolved from television to feature films.