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Playhouse 90

Manulis was best known for his work in the 1950s producing the CBS Television programs Suspense, Studio One Summer Theatre, Climax!, The Best of Broadway and Playhouse 90.
The producers of the show were Martin Manulis, John Houseman, Russell Stoneman, Fred Coe, Arthur Penn, and Hubbell Robinson.

Days of Wine and Roses (film)

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In 1962, he produced the film Days of Wine and Roses starring Jack Lemmon and Lee Remick.
The movie was produced by Martin Manulis, with music by Henry Mancini, and features Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick, Charles Bickford and Jack Klugman.

Studio One (U.S. TV series)

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Manulis was best known for his work in the 1950s producing the CBS Television programs Suspense, Studio One Summer Theatre, Climax!, The Best of Broadway and Playhouse 90.
Worthington Miner, Martin Manulis, and others produced.

The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis

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After leaving Playhouse 90, Manulis was the "head of television" for 20th Century Fox Television where he was responsible for creating and producing the series, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Adventures in Paradise, and Five Fingers.
After this pilot did not sell, Shulman took Dobie Gillis to 20th Century Fox Television, run at the time by Martin Manulis.

Five Fingers (TV series)

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After leaving Playhouse 90, Manulis was the "head of television" for 20th Century Fox Television where he was responsible for creating and producing the series, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Adventures in Paradise, and Five Fingers.
Martin Manulis and Herbert Bayard Swope, Jr., son of legendary journalist Herbert Bayard Swope, were the producers of Five Fingers.

Suspense (U.S. TV series)

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Manulis was best known for his work in the 1950s producing the CBS Television programs Suspense, Studio One Summer Theatre, Climax!, The Best of Broadway and Playhouse 90.

The Best of Broadway

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Manulis was best known for his work in the 1950s producing the CBS Television programs Suspense, Studio One Summer Theatre, Climax!, The Best of Broadway and Playhouse 90.

Climax!

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Manulis was best known for his work in the 1950s producing the CBS Television programs Suspense, Studio One Summer Theatre, Climax!, The Best of Broadway and Playhouse 90.

Keenan Wynn

Playhouse 90 won six Emmy Awards in its first season, including an Emmy for best single program of the year for Requiem for a Heavyweight written by Rod Serling, directed by John Frankenheimer, and starring Jack Palance, Keenan Wynn and Ed Wynn.
The son was returning the favor: according to radio historian Elizabeth McLeod, Keenan had helped his father overcome professional collapse, a harrowing divorce, and a nervous breakdown to return to work a decade earlier, and now helped convince Serling and producer Martin Manulis that the elder Wynn should play the wistful trainer.

Adventures in Paradise (TV series)

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After leaving Playhouse 90, Manulis was the "head of television" for 20th Century Fox Television where he was responsible for creating and producing the series, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Adventures in Paradise, and Five Fingers.

John Bard Manulis

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Manulis' son, John Bard Manulis, is a motion picture producer.
Manulis was born in Los Angeles to Katherine Bard, an actress, and Martin Manulis; his father is a film, television, and theater producer best known as the creator of the television program, Playhouse 90.

Requiem for a Heavyweight

Playhouse 90 won six Emmy Awards in its first season, including an Emmy for best single program of the year for Requiem for a Heavyweight written by Rod Serling, directed by John Frankenheimer, and starring Jack Palance, Keenan Wynn and Ed Wynn.
William Roerick as Martin Manulis

Forbidden Area

Forbidden Area directed by John Frankenheimer, adapted by Rod Serling and starring Charlton Heston (Episode 1, October 4, 1956);
TV rights were bought by Martin Manulis.

James at 15

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In 1977, Manulis was the executive producer of the television series James at 16, a coming-of-age drama starring Lance Kerwin that aired on NBC from 1977 to 1978.
Behind the scenes, the show's original executive producers, Martin Manulis and Joe Hardy, were replaced by Ron Rubin in December 1977.

Space (miniseries)

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Manulis also produced the television miniseries, Chiefs in 1983 (starring Charlton Heston and Keith Carradine) and James Michener's Space in 1985 (starring James Garner, Beau Bridges, and Bruce Dern).
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Chiefs (miniseries)

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Manulis also produced the television miniseries, Chiefs in 1983 (starring Charlton Heston and Keith Carradine) and James Michener's Space in 1985 (starring James Garner, Beau Bridges, and Bruce Dern).
"Outstanding Limited Series" – Executive producer Martin Manulis, supervising producer Jerry London, and producer John E. Quill

Luv (film)

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Other motion pictures produced by Manulis in the 1960s include Dear Heart (1964), a romantic comedy directed by Delbert Mann, and starring Glenn Ford and Geraldine Page; Luv (1967), a romantic comedy directed by Clive Donner and starring Jack Lemon, Peter Falk and Elaine May; and Duffy (1968), a comedy starring James Coburn, James Mason and Susannah York.

Dear Heart

Other motion pictures produced by Manulis in the 1960s include Dear Heart (1964), a romantic comedy directed by Delbert Mann, and starring Glenn Ford and Geraldine Page; Luv (1967), a romantic comedy directed by Clive Donner and starring Jack Lemon, Peter Falk and Elaine May; and Duffy (1968), a comedy starring James Coburn, James Mason and Susannah York.

CBS

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Manulis was best known for his work in the 1950s producing the CBS Television programs Suspense, Studio One Summer Theatre, Climax!, The Best of Broadway and Playhouse 90.

20th Century Fox Television

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After leaving Playhouse 90, Manulis was the "head of television" for 20th Century Fox Television where he was responsible for creating and producing the series, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Adventures in Paradise, and Five Fingers.

Lee Remick

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In 1962, he produced the film Days of Wine and Roses starring Jack Lemmon and Lee Remick.

Park Slope

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Manulis was born and raised in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.

Palm Beach, Florida

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His older brother, Frederick, became a doctor and moved to Palm Beach, Florida.

John Jay Educational Campus (Brooklyn)

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Manulis attended public schools in Brooklyn and graduated from Manual Training High School in Park Slope.