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Cast (feature film)
A female cop who agrees to pose for the centerfold of a "Playboy"-type magazine puts her job and reputation on the line in this movie that was inspired by actual events. Heading the cast are three TV personalities: Melody Anderson of "Manimal," Ed Marinaro of "Hill Street Blues," and Donna Pescow of "Angie," each continuing the growing trend of building made-for-television films around familiar TV faces.
Mickey Rooney is real-life clown Jack Thum who, with his devoted wife Shirlee, cared for dozens of homeless children --37 of them over the years--in the Chicago area, all of whom come back to visit when they discover he's terminally ill. The film reunited Rooney with another former child star from
James Vincent McNichol plays a teenager who renounces his home and family to run off with a quasi-religious cult, and real-life sister Kristy (acting for the first time with her brother) sets out to bring him back, very nearly becoming brainwashed herself.
Star-laden but sudsy adaptation of Marilyn French's feminist novel spanning the '50s and '60s, with Lee Remick as a troubled divorcee whose quest for fulfillment after dumping her caddish spouse (Ted Danson), the man she married while still in school, takes her back to college -- to the cheers of he
A romantic drama about the love affair between a divorced woman and the college-age son of her best friend, alienating her teenage son who is just a few years younger than her lover.
The problems of a college professor and her teenage daughter facing a new life after being deserted by the husband/father are explored in this drama. Nancy Malone, an actress in the 1940s who found a new career as a TV executive, produced this film and plays a small role.
Like its predecessor "Having Babies" (1976), this film focuses on several couples, the emotionai crises involving birth and adoption, and hospital personnel's participation in their lives. Susan Sullivan's character of Dr. Julie Farr became the pivotal role in this one which served as a pilot to a "
An ambitious movie biography of the famed aviatrix and her marriage to a noted publisher. Emmy nominations went to Susan Clark as Best Actress, Susan Oliver as Best Supporting Actress, and William Tuntke and Richard Freedman for their art direction and set decoration.
A young man has failed his basic training to become a Marine and is sent home wearing "baby blue" fatigues which indicate his failure. On the way, he is mugged by a Marine who is unstrung by battle fatigue, and leaves the young washout in a hero''s uniform. Proceeding to hitchhike home in the undeserved uniform, the young man arrives in a small Colorado town where he is assumed to be, and is treated like, a hero.
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation which dramatizes the impact of an alcoholic mother on her family. The story follows the efforts of the daughter, Cindy, to cope with the situation and convince her mot her to seek professional help. The drama focuses on the role of Alateen, a national orga
The two-part presentation is set in the early days of the Pacific Northwest, and relates the adventures of a boy and his grandmother as they ride a makeshift raft down a dangerous river to escape from a group of renegades.
The story relates the problems that occur when Homer, a mechanically inclined boy, attempts to save his Uncle Ulysses' faltering coffee shop by perfecting an automatic doughnut-making machine.
The story, set in Brooklyn during the Depression, follows the comic adventures of Charles Newman, a druggist who is overly generous with his hard-luck customers.
Rikki is a young mongoose who is adopted by a human family after nearly drowning in the river. He returns the favour by protecting them from two murderous cobra.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
In his Emmy Award-winning role as Outstanding Actor in a Drama Special, Tommy Lee Jones is convicted killer Gary Gilmore during his final nine months, spanning his parole, his reimprisonment, and the firing squad execution he demanded of the state of Utah in January 1977. Rosanna Arquette, as his ho
An epic miniseries about the making of America -- the most ambitious project ever filmed for television -- this filming of James Michener's 1,100-page saga that spanned the decades from the late eighteenth century to the present ended up as a 26 1/2 hour movie irregularly scheduled over four months
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