For decades his name appeared on marquees and movie credits. It is entirely possible that you have seen an Alan Smithee project, as he has an eclectic variety of film, TV, writing and even music video credits to his name.

I was loving Chicago, but unable to get to the windy city as much as I wanted.

Sometimes I would hitchhike, and sometimes I took the train there to see my friends at the Pickle Barrel whenever I could.

In my 30-year practice as a securities/entertainment attorney, working with independent film producers seeking to obtain film finance from private investors, some of these producers have from time to time raised the question (or possibility) of financing some or all of the production costs of their film through foreign pre-sales.