Sandy Howard, 80, a film and television producer whose credits include
The Island of Dr. Moreau
A Man Called Horse
, died of Alzheimer's disease Friday in Woodland Hills, Calif.
Born in the Bronx, N.Y., Mr. Howard started his career as a publicist for Broadway shows before directing TV's The Howdy Doody Show at age 19, according to the Motion Picture and Television Fund. He went on to produce Captain Kangaroo, the fund said.