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Cast (feature film)
Mary, a widow in her 40s, has created a satisfactory life for herself since the death of her husband some years before. Her world is turned upside down when she hires Tim, a handsome but mentally challenged young man, to be her gardener. As the two develop special feelings for each other, Mary is fa
Set in 1963, a Southern white woman en route to John F Kennedy's funeral in Washington, DC meets and eventually falls in love with a Northern black man who's on the lam after abducting his young daughter from an abusive situation.
Estranged after the death of their own child years earlier, a couple is brought back together during the summer they spend taking care of a friend''s child.
A television movie based on the true story of a suburban Pennsylvania family's battle against demonic possesion. In their struggle, they enlist the help of demonologists when they are refused help from their church.
A conservative high-school principal enters into a relationship a Mexican janitor.
A Chicago policewoman is tortured by the nightmare of a vicious rape she suffered as a teenager twenty years earliers. When she returns to her home town to track down her attacker, she discovers that similar assaults are still being committed.
A television movie about a young television news reporter whose assignment to produce a profile of Senator Abigail Winslow plunges her into a terrifying mystery with occult overtones, including secrets which are linked to her own haunted past.
Distraught parents are forced by their rebellious teenaged children to resort to extreme measures -- even at the risk of losing them forever. They turn to their local Toughlove family support program in the desperate hope of an eleventh-hour solution.
Talk about your "disease of the week" TV movies, this one is all-encompassing drama including teenage pregnancy, drug addiction, alcoholism, terminal cancer, premature birth, medical red tape, and other wrenching traumas -- all involving a fifteen year-old high schooler (played by Mary Staurt Master
A young seminarian rattles the established order at a Catholic parish run by an older pastor.
A shy, introverted woman imagines herself in a seamy love affair with a television soap star, turns herself into a chic, attractive blonde and insinuates her way into his life, causing him to panic ultimately and try frantically to free himself from her machinations. Star Yvette Mimieux, the co-prod
In her TV-movie debut, Marsha Mason is the housewife-turned-activist who spearheaded her community's fight, beginning in 1978, to force the government to relocate those families threatened by chemical dumping in the Love Canal area near Niagra Falls.
A newly ordained minister accepts a summer job with a dynamic TV evangelist only to find deep conflicts between the latter's conventional activities servicing his community's spiritual needs and his power wielded as a television celebrity. A similarly titled theatrical feature dealt more light-heart
Another older woman-younger man romance, this one involving a widowed high school teacher and one of her students. The film was made on location in and around Charleston, South Carolina.
Comedy/drama, similar to Robert Altman's "Nashville," surrounding the preparations by employees, patrons and hopefuls in a roadhouse country and western talent show.
A fact-based drama about the ordeal of a New Jersey couple over whether to keep their comatose teenage daughter alive on life-supporting machines or let her die with dignity. (The girl lapsed into a coma in the spring of 1975, and lived for another decade.)
A movie pilot about a female private eye who goes undercover as a porno actress to unravel the case of a prominent industrialist's missing daughter.
A series pilot about a female deputy district attorney, here assigned the task of trying to pin a murder rap on a "saint," a beloved religious crusader accused of killing her young lover. The subsequent series ran for three episodes.
A heist romp that has a convicted con man risking another prison term by setting out in Robin Hood style to fleece the crooked head of a big charity fund who has been diverting the money to cover gambling losses. This "Sting" carbon, spurred by the enormous success of the Newman-Redford movie, turne
A young drifter returns home to Key West and opens a fishing charter business. But this action starts a feud with a rival sea captain that proves to be a dangerous one.
The sheriff of a ski resort town is challenged by a murderer who leaves spray-painted messages next to his victims for the perplexed lawman. This was a pilot film for a proposed Andy Griffith series that failed to materialize.
A housewife, increasingly disenchanted with her homemaker role, searches for new meaning in her life and organizes a discussion group, changing the lives of her six closest friends. Fay Kanin was awarded an Emmy for her original teleplay.
A TV journalist investigates the compromising photo of a Supreme Court nominee in this pilot for a prospective series for ex-"Mission: Impossible" stars Martin Landau and Barbara Bain. It marked director Steven Spielberg's farewell to the TV vineyards where he had started only four years earlier.
A rest stop at a dingy roadside diner in the desert becomes a terrifying ordeal for a woman when her husband mysteriously disappears in the washroom and her search for him is thwarted by the surly proprietor and his sinister friend.
A convicted moonshiner helps police track down the bayou bad guys who killed his brother.
A gentle Steinbeck tale about a farmer who is dominated by his ailing wife until a free-thinking young woman turns up at his ranch with her eight-year-old son.
Wheelchair-bound Ironside and cop-turned-priest Sarge Swanson team up to solve a series of murders among the clergy in this second pilot to Kennedy's "Sarge" show which ran for several months in late 1971.
An ESP expert (played by former news commentator Alex Dreier) uses his powers to search for a psychic employing telepathy to commit murder. The series "The Sixth Sense" (1972) spun off from this movie -- without Dreier.
A young, but clean-cut hippie confronts his family about his feelings regarding the Vietnam War.
A pacifist sheriff must use tougher means when his town is threatened by a band of outlaws.
A rich man marries a compulsive thief and tries to unlock the secrets of her mind.
A "CBS Summer Playhouse" presentation of a pilot for a series not picked up by CBS. The program, set in Africa in 1952, is about an American physician and his two children who move to Africa after the death of his wife.
The ghost of a military school''s founder enlists a young cadet to help keep the place from going coed.
The first of two pilot films for a perspective series of medical dramas. The first pilot film tells the story of Dr. Simon Abbott, a cold, impersonal cardiologist whose total dedication to his work begins to affect his health and marriage.
A performance of the play by Tennessee Williams, from a production by the Old Globe Theatre of San Diego.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Miniseries adaptation of Truman Capote's 1965 nonfiction book, "In Cold Blood," about the vicious murder of a central Kansas family. Chronicles the events leading up to the slayings, the state police investigation and subsequent cross-country pursuit of the killers.
A two-part miniseries based on Joe McGinniss's nonfiction book. A family is torn apart when a woman discovers that her husband's murderer is a member of her own family.
The title of the best-selling novel by Judith Krantz is the name of an ultra-chic Beverly Hills boutique that rags-to-riches Billy Ikehorn (Lindsay Wagner) established to fill the void left in her life by the illness of her elderly tycoon husband (Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.) and his subsequent death. To h
A lovingly filmed version of the book by Lillian Rogers Parks, the crippled seamstress-maid who, along with her mother, served for fifty-two years as a White House domestic during eight presidential administrations. A mixture of pop history of the Twentieth Century and the private lives of the vario
A lusty frontier saga about a pioneer woman and her love for her family, the man she marries and the land on which she lives, dramatized from Conrad Richter's Pulitzer Prize-winning trilogy. Emmy Award nominations went to Elizabeth Montgomery (her tenth), Hal Holbrook and Jeanette Nolan for their ac
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
After her marriage ends in divorce, a woman's desire to destroy her ex-husband and everything he loves becomes an obsession that results in tragic consequences. Based on a true crime book by Jerry Bledsoe.
An ambitious (though failed) television experiment -- a comedy miniseries parody of primetime soap operas, which many maintain are themselves parodies to begin with, this six-hour tale of "love, hate and sour grapes" (as it was humorously promoted) in the raisin industry set in the gloss and glitter
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