Jules Schermer, 87, motion picture and television producer whose work included the film "The Pride of St. Louis" and the television series "Lawman." Beginning his career as a writer and movie critic with the Hollywood Reporter, Schermer became a producer for 20th Century Fox Studios and National General Productions. He then formed his own company, Judson Productions Inc. Among his films were "Pickup on South Street," "Push Over," "Union Station" and "Onionhead." In addition to "Lawman," he wrote and produced television shows such as "The Dakotas" and "The Roaring 20s." On Saturday in Los Angeles.