DENNIS GOLDBERG, M.D. RETIRED

                                                                                           Fiction Writer Extraordinaire

                                                                                                "You want it, I write it!"

 

 

TWENTY-FIVE WORD SYNOPSES OF CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FEATURE SCREENPLAYS BY GENRES:

 

COMEDIES:

 

TITLE:  AFRICAN ADVENTURE

 

GENRE:  ZANY ROMANTIC COMEDY

 

'LOVERS RECONNECT WHILE RESURRECTING AN AFRICAN SAFARI.'

 

LOG LINE:  An impulsive man romantically re-unites with an audacious female resurrecting an African safari unaware these are tourist trek shams.

 

TITLE:  THE ALIEN TOURIST

 

GENRE:  SCI/FI ROMANTIC COMEDY

 

'AN ALIEN TOURIST CHALLENGES THE EARTHLY LEGAL SYSTEM AND EVERYBODY WINS'.

 

LOG LINE:  When a fledgling female attorney defends an alien tourist for a simple city violation, her life becomes a wonderful, romantic interlude of chaos.

 

TITLE:  HODYISM

 

GENRE:  ZANY ROMANTIC COMEDY

 

'A NEW RELIGION SWEEPS THE COLLEGE CAMPUS.'

 

LOG LINE:  Is it a zany comedy when a female reporter, masquerading as a college fraternity pledge creates a new religion?  Ab-so-lute-ly, when it's Hodyism!

 

TITLE:  IRREVERENT INTERNS

 

GENRE:  ROMANTIC COMEDY

 

'INTERNSHIP WILL NEVER BE THE SAME.'

 

LOG LINE:  This 1960's coming of age romantic comedy has all the insanity of raucous interns, willing nurses, and screwballs [doctors and patients] in their proper wards. 

TITLE:  KAKORRAPHIAPHOBIA

GENRE:  ZANY ROMANTIC COMEDY

 

'AN OUTDOOR INSANE ASYLUM IS THE BEST MEDICINE.'

 

LOG LINE: A female shylock is duped into becoming a patient at 'Quackenberry's Mountain Asylum' where she conquers her phobia and saves the sanatorium from evil loan sharks.

 

TITLE: MAMA'S MALADIES

 

GENRE:  FAMILY COMEDY

 

'A HYPOCHODRIACAL MOTHER LEARNS LIFE'S MOST PRECIOUS LESSION.'

 

LOG LINE:  A domineering hypochondriacal mother recovers from a serious illness to finally discover true love above all else.

 

TITLE:  PEARLS OF WISDOM

 

GENRE:  COMEDY ADVENTURE

 

A SINGLE LOCATION COMEDY FILM

 

‘TWO ISLAND HOPPERS FIND MYSTERIOUS MESSAGES LEADING TO A TREASURE.

 

LOG LINE:  Two inept island hoppers find mysterious messages that lead them on a quest for a treasure that turns out to be a very profitable WWII GI’s joke..

 

TITLE:  THE PHANTOM OF THE COMEDY CLUB

 

GENRE:  ROMANTIC COMEDY

 

A SINGLE LOCATION COMEDY FILM

 

'TWO PHANTOMS INVADE A COMEDY CLUB.'

 

LOG LINE:  This spoof has smitten Christeen coached to stand up stardom by her disfigured, secret lover Phantom while the club's M.C. is ineptly attacked by a second Phantom.

 

TITLE:  TWICE REMOVED

 

Co-written By Michael Young, Lloyd Brock and Dennis Goldberg 

 

'CAN TWO HICKS FIND LOVE AND AN ALLURING PERFUME SCENT IN THE BIG CITY?'

 

LOG LINE: Two Kentucky hicks drawn together in a perfume conglomerate find love and a winning perfume scent against all odds, corporate sexual corruption and evil scientists!

 

HORROR/TERROR AND/OR THRILLER:

 

TITLE:  CAPTAIN CAROLINE'S CURSE

 

GENRE:  TERROR/THRILLER

 

'SERIAL KILLER TERRORIZES FEMALE AIRLINE CAPTAIN.'

 

LOG LINE:  As a serial killer slashes her one night stands to death, an airline captain, must prove her innocence to police, her psychiatrist and her lover.

  

TITLE:  CURSE OF THE SHAMAN

 

GENRE:  SUPERNATURAL THRILLER

 

'FOUR YOUNG FILM MAKERS PRODUCE THE GREATEST TERROR FILM EVER, BUT PAY THE ULTIMATE PRICE, OR DO THEY.'

 

LOG LINE:  Replete with drugs, sex, and demons four young film makers confront the Shaman's spirit and his revenge, resulting in the best horror film ever made.

 

TITLE:  GUNS KILL PEOPLE

 

GENRE:  PSYCHOLOGICAL ACTION/THRILLER

 

‘AN ENGAGED COUPLE ARE VIOLENTLY SEPARATED ON CAMPUS BY A DERANGED GUNMAN.

 

LOG LINE:  The college news team's cameras capture the before, during and aftermath of a deranged gunman’s campus slaughter through out one and one half hours of mayhem.

 

TITLE:  GRAPE RAPE

 

GENRE:  TERROR

 

'A WOMAN SEEKS REVENGE ON HER THREE RAPISTS WITH UNTOWARD CONSEQUENCES.'

 

LOG LINE:  After being raped into a psychotic state, a woman seeks revenge on the three perpetrators with shocking consequences upon both her psyche and the villains.

 

TITLE:  LOONEY AS A BED BUG

 

GENRE:  HORROR

 

A SINGLE LOCATION HORROR FILM

 

'HOW MANY CRAZY WOMEN CAN A PERSON KILL IN ONE NIGHT?'

 

LOG LINE:  A number of mentally ill female asylum patients visiting a mansion for healing are murdered one by one by a mysterious killer.

 

TITLE:  MAGGIE

 

GENRE:  ADVENTURE TERROR

 

'A WOMAN ESCAPES HER NEWBORN'S ABUSIVE FATHER.'

 

LOG LINE:  Overcoming hostile terrain, inhospitable weather, wild creatures and delivery of her newborn, a teen aged, deaf mute, avoids her expert tracker rapist or does she.

 

TITLE:  THE WITCH NEXT DOOR

 

GENRE:  HORROR

 

A SINGLE LOCATION HORROR FILM

 

'A WOMAN IS SEDUCED BY HER NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR'S WIFE.'

 

LOG LINE:  After an artist and his China Doll wife move into their new home, strange and malevolent events gradually disrupt their idyllic life with dire consequences.

TITLE:  TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE

'IN AN ATTEMPT TO SAVE HER BROTHER'S WIFE FROM MURDER, A LESBIAN ULTIMATELY CREATES A TIME MACHINE.'

 

LOG LINE:  A lesbian successfully creates a time machine and with her lover's aid attempts to save her brother's wife from murder but finds only dire consequences in time travel. 

 

TITLE:  YOU OWE ME ONE! 

 

GENRE:  HORROR

 

A SINGLE LOCATION HORROR FILM

 

'INJURY HAS ITS JUST REWARDS.'

 

LOG LINE:  After being crippled by a wealthy arrogant man, a waiter seeks revenge and ultimately gets it, or does he?

 

TITLE:WEALTH BY HYPNOSIS (also known as A TRANCE TO DIE FOR)   

 

GENRE:  PSYCHOLOGICAL HORROR

A SINGLE LOCATION PSYCHOLOGICAL HORROR FILM

'A YOUNG MAN USES HYPNOSIS TO GAIN WEALTH AND LOVE, DOES HE SUCCEED.'

25 WORD SYNOPSIS: In 1948, a young man uses hypnotic age regression to induce a wealthy youth to commit murder for his gains of wealth and sexual gratification.

FAMILY AND/OR ANIMATION:

 

TITLE:  DOUBLE BUBBLE TROUBLE

 

GENRE:  ACTION ADVENTURE - ANIMATION OR LIVE ACTION

 

'SIBLING ADVENTURES IN THE MYSTICAL LAND OF CHICLE.'

 

LOG LINE:  A brother and sister, transported to a mystical land, overcome hardships, monsters, and an evil wizard while saving a trustworthy kingdom.

 

Also available in novel format for the young readers ages 8 –13.

 

TITLE:  EKAHI OF HAWAII

 

GENRE:  ACTION ADVENTURE - ANIMATION OR LIVE ACTION

 

'A SUPERNATURAL HERO'S ADVENTURES IN ANCIENT HAWAII.'

 

LOG LINE: In ancient Hawaii, Prince Ekahi, aided by mythical creatures, a magic calabash and a Menehune chief finds the WATER OF KANE which resurrects his slain father.

 

Also available in novel format for the young readers ages 8 –13.

 

TITLE:  THE ELEVEN YEAR OLD

 

GENRE:  UPLIFTING FAMILY FILM

 

‘A HOMELESS MAN AND AN ELEVEN YEAR OLD DOWN SYNDROME GIRL BOND FOR MUTUAL SALVATION.'

 

LOG LINE:  When an eleven year old Down Syndrome girl finds refuge with the aid of a homeless man, only good for both can come of it.

 

TITLE:  KINDER CLAUS

 

GENRE:  CHRISTMAS MUSICAL ANIMATION ADVENTURE

 

'SANTA'S SANCTUARY IS DISRUPTED BY A VISIT FROM AUNTIE CLAUS.'

 

LOG LINE:  Santa's replacement, Kinder Claus, overcomes destruction and disappointment wrought by meddling Auntie Claus when she visits the north pole for Christmas.

TITLE: NEVADA KID

GENRE: ACTION ADVENTURE DRAMA

'A TEENAGE GIRL MATURES DURING A FIFTY MILE HORSE RACE.'

LOG LINE: A fourteen year old girl overcomes fear during her first solo horse endurance ride in the splendor of the great outdoors.

FILM NOIR:

 

TITLE:  QUEEN OF THE ASTEROID

 

GENRE:  FILM NOIR

 

'THE INTERGALACTIC POLICE WILL NEVER DEPOSE THE DRUG QUEEN ON MARQUET ASTEROID BUT CIRCUMSTANCES AND HER DAUGHTER DO!'

 

LOG LINE:   As the aging drug queen attempts to recapture her youth, her daughter surreptitiously seizes the family fortune then vacates this dying asteroid with her new lover.

 

TITLE: THE TRIPLE X RATED MOTEL MURDERS

 

GENRE:  FILM NOIR

 

'A FEMALE TRIPLE 'X' RATED MOTEL CLERK BLACKMAILS A DRAG QUEEN WHO TURNS OUT TO BE MUCH MORE THAN HE APPEARS.'

 

LOG LINE:  A female clerk at a 'XXX' rated motel blackmails a murderous drag queen who kills her to remain free for continued revenge upon corrupt policemen.

 

TITLE:  WE ALL HAVE TO GO SOMETIME

 

GENRE:  FILM NOIR

 

'MURDER AND BLACKMAIL RESULT IN MORE MURDER.'

 

LOG LINE:  When a man takes over his comrade's identity it leads to murder after murder after blackmail.

 

TITLE:  DOUBLE CROSS DRUG DEAL

 

GENRE:  FILM NOIR

 

'A PROSTITUTE SEDUCES A CORRUPT, MARRIED TEXAS SHERIFF TO BREAK THE LAW.'

 

LOG LINE:  A prostitute seduces the KKK leader and a corrupt sheriff to do her bidding, thus allowing her boss to execute a double cross, drug deal.

 

TITLE:  HARRY'S JUSTICE

 

GENRE:  ACTION ADVENTURE REVENGE

 

'A MAN AVENGES HIS WIFE'S RAPE.'

 

LOG LINE:  If you saw your wife raped by Mexican police, would you know what to do?  Harry knew!

 

EPIC ADVENTURES:

 

TITLE:  THE LIFE OF MARY READE THE PYRATE

 

GENRE:  EPIC ADVENTURE

 

'THE UN-AUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY OF A 1700'S CORRUPTED YOUTH.'

 

LOG LINE:  Having been raised a boy in 1700's England, Mary Reade chooses to become a pirate in the Caribbean with tragic results.

 

TITLE:  MADAM PRESIDENT

 

GENRE:  ROMANTIC DRAMA WITH COMEDIC ELEMENTS

 

'THE FIRST FEMALE AFRICAN-AMERICAN PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES MEETS HER PEOPLE'S PAST.'

 

LOG LINE:  This answers the question, 'What happens to the first female African American President when she disappears immediately following her election and finds herself a slave in '1860'?

 

TITLE:  RUNNING DEER

 

GENRE:  ROMANTIC ADVENTURE

 

'ROMANCE BLOOMS IN THE OLD WEST.'

 

LOG LINE:  A sophisticated woman's need for excitement is satisfied by riding in an 1870's rodeo until she meets an irresistible bank robber.

 

TITLE:  THESEUS

 

Co-written by Aimee Jacquie Lamb and Dennis Goldberg

 

GENRE: AN EPIC FEATURE FILM

 

'THESEUS, GRECIAN MAN OF MYTH'S HISTORY IS REVEALED IN ALL IT'S GORY GLORY.'

 

LOG LINE: Theseus, Grecian Man of myth, legendary hero, Democratic founder of Knossos, father, lover of life, women and adventure is displayed in all his majestic magnitude.

 

TITLE:  TWO AT LOW EIGHT

 

GENRE:  ROMANTIC DRAMA

 

'INTERRACIAL LOVE FLOURISHES ON CAMPUS.'

 

LOG LINE:  This civil rights story has a female champion's challenge to the college skeet club becoming a media circus as she falls in love.

 

TV SHOWS AVAILABLE:

 

TITLE:  THE UNFUNNIEST PERSON IN AMERICA CONTEST

 

GENRE:  TV COMEDY SERIES - EXTREME LOW BUDGET SINGLE LOCATION SHOW

 

'THE ULTIMATE COMEDY TALENT SEARCH.'

 

LOG LINE:  A fallen stand up comic's career is resurrected by his agent against the backdrop of a comedy talent search.

 

TITLE:  TWO BIT STORY TELLER

 

'A NEW WEEKLY 1/2 HOUR STORY IN VARIOUS GENRES.'

 

LOG LINE:  A street person relates a new story to whomever donates twenty-five cents to his cigar box.  These donators then become the performers of the story.  All the stories are from my vast short story collection ala TWILIGHT ZONE.

 

Thank you for considering my work,

Dennis Goldberg, M.D., Retired

1254 Lane 8

Powell, Wyoming  82435

Cell:  307-754-5017

 

chewee~at~tritel.net

www.dennisgoldberg.com

Can be found on Internet Movie Data Base at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2661923/

Also on www.unsoldscripts.com a free screenplay reading site 

 


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