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|Also Known As:||Died:||May 1, 1980|
|Born:||June 5, 1909||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Trenton, New Jersey, USA||Profession:||Director ...|
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Gary Coleman's second TV movie stars him as an orphan yearning to become a boy scout and features not only a handful of former child stars of an earlier television age, here playing the parents of Coleman's fellow scouts, but also Pat O'Brien in his final screen role. It also was the last film for v
A chance meeting leads two former college friends into a search for sunken treasure, a search which involves them with the double dealing Landers, supporter of their expedition treasures is discovered, but Landers traps them in an underwater cave.
A son attempts to distance himself from his ruthless family.
When an experimental flying saucer crashes, secret agent Matt Helm has to bring back the secret weapons hidden on board.
Michael Connors, Dorothy Provine, Raf Vallone, Terry-Thomas, Margaret Lee, Nicoletta Machiavelli, Beverly Adams, Marilu Tolo, and Seyna Seyn as Wilma Soong. In an underground laboratory in Brazil, a power mad industrialist plots to bombard the earth with a sterilization ray via satellite. Why, you ask? Because he wants to repopulate the world using women from his own private harem. Huh?An American-Italian James Bond imitation filmed on location in Rio De Janeiro
Secret Agent Matt Helm must recover a stolen ''helio-beam'' with the power to destroy the earth.
The Asian conqueror and his mentor vie for the same woman.
Two bachelors on the prowl accidentally book a vacation at a resort for newlyweds.
Three stewardesses try to find husbands while flying over the Atlantic.
Rich socialite, Sandra Dee meets and marries photographer Bobby Darin and attempts to "train" him to be the perfect husband. Look for a very young Stephanie Powers as the devious friend .
Fanciful biography of the German fairy-tale collectors, with reenactments of three of their stories.
A poor young man discovers a magic lantern inhabited by a genie.
College coeds go looking for love during spring break in Fort Lauderdale.
In early 1900s' Pennsylvania, Mr. Pennypacker has two company offices and two families with a combined total of 17 children. With an office in Harrisburg and an office in Philadelphia, he has successfully kept two separate homes. However, when an emergency requires his oldest son to find him, Mr. Pennypacker's dual life is revealed.
A professor and his colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
An heiress on the loose in Scotland is pursued by fortune hunters.
An outlaw tries to make peace with his estranged son.
A young man visiting his relatives in Kentucky falls in love with their neighbor.
The "Black Prince" of England remains in France to guard the lands taken by his predecessor-father.
A western about a Texan who robs a train in an effort to prevent his father from committing the crime, a young girl who attempts to help him after learning about the theft, and a cowboy friend who demands a share of the money.
Erie Canal, N.Y., 1850: Molly Larkins, cook on Jotham Klore's canal boat, has a love-hate relationship with her boss. She hires handsome new haul-horse driver Dan Harrow and the inevitable triangle develops (complicated by Dan's desire to farm and Molly's to boat) against a background of the canalmen's fight against the encroaching railroad.
Future president Andrew Jackson defies scandal to marry a divorced woman.
To get in touch with the younger generation, a TV star signs on as a Boy Scout leader.
The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance.
When his son accidentally kills someone, a lawyer must defend the man wrongly charged with the murder.
Brandy Kirby (Lizabeth Scott ) and crooked Lawyer Vincent Mailer (Alexander Knox) plan to rob William (Griff Barnett) and Maida McIntyre (Virginia Brissac) by producing a convincing double for their long-lost son. Brandy charms gambler Lefty Farrell (Edmond O'Brien) into impersonating the missing son. Kathy (Terry Moore), the McIntyre's niece, who likes Lefty, introduces him to the McIntyres who soon become convinced he is their son, but the old man refuses to change his will. Lefty balks at killing McIntyre and exposes Mailer's attempted swindle. Brandy and Lefty end up together as "two of a kind."
After a premature retirement, the legendary singer revives his career to entertain the troops during World War II.
A prison warden fights to prove one of his inmates was wrongly convicted.
A cheesecake artist tries to get a college professor to pose for him.
After being betrayed, a gangster hangs out in a settlement house while seeking revenge.
A woman on the verge of divorce and re-marriage discovers she''''s pregnant by her husband.
A businesswoman who wants to adopt a child must find a husband.
A Civil War veteran becomes a judge so he can take out his bitterness on the world.
A hard-drinking reporter tries to help the embittered widow of the soldier who had saved his life during the war.
Romantically involved reporters compete to solve a murder on a famous actress'''' estate.
A detective tries to identify a shrunken head found in a crashed cargo plane.
A woman hires two detectives to keep her alive long enough to claim her inheritance.
Robins Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men to battle royal corruption.
Louis Hayward, Barbara Britton, George Macready, Una O''Connor, Henry Stephenson, Steven Geray. After escaping from Devil''s Island, the grandson of the Count of Monte Cristo returns to France to reclaim his family fortune and his title.
A detective hides key evidence in a murder case rather than reveal he was cheating on his wife.
A detective tries to protect a man who has predicted his murder will take place in three days.
A French nobleman robs from his fellow aristocrats to help the poor.
A film that is among the umpteen hundred films that some source has given Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco a "credited" composers credit, although his name appears actually nowhere in connection with the vast majority of these umpteen hundred films, and one of four films that Tom Neal and Ann Savage were in together. This one has Robert B. Williams as some kind of scientist on an unnamed South Pacific island and he is making penicillin out of jungle mold at a time when penicillin was so new that all the players in the film pronounce it as "pey-nen-sol-lon" or something like that. Tom Neal is also there as some kind of guard or protector of Williams' work and is hacked off something fierce about it as his goal if to get off the island and into hand-to-hand action "against the japs." Before long an unidentified plane flies over the island and Neal has his pistol at the ready to shoot it down in case it is an enemy plane but a figure parachutes out and in parachutes none other than Ann Savage, who is there as Neal's replacement, although Neal now isn't as ready to leave as he was before. Then a man, George Lynn, washes ashore and is accepted as a crewman from a torpedoed American ship. Later, Williams is murdered, after some of his "pey-non-sol-len or whatever" samples disappear, and Neal concludes that either Savage, island-doctor J.Carroll Naish or Abner Biberman is the guilty party working for the Axis to get the penicillin formula. This isn't exactly Holmes-or-Chan sleuthing on his part as he knows he isn't guilty and the only people on the island, with the exception of three natives, are those he names as suspects. He doesn't know that a two-man Japanese submarine (with five or six Germans on board plus the two Japanese crewmen)is lurking offshore, but his list of suspects is basically correct, as none of the people from the sub have come ashore yet. Well, one has but he floated in. Discounting the floater, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that between Savage, Naish and Biberman, which one who can least bear scrutiny.
A young gypsy girl turns into a wolf to destroy her enemies.
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
Molly (Glenda Farrell) and her troupe of dancing girls and "entertainers", sent for by saloon owner "Sometime" Smith, arrive in a Klondike mining town by train. Smith is out of town and rival saloon owner Jefferson Braddock (Tom Neal) signs the girls up to work in his saloon. Also arriving is Katherine (Kate) O'Day, with a deed of ownership, willed her by her father, to Braddock's saloon. She hires attorney and self-appointed Judge Horace Crawford (George Cleveland) to handle her ownership claim, but she soon sees that the deck has been stacked against her when Crawford works the trial as the judge and also the lawyer for both sides. She takes a job as singer in the saloon, replacing Lita (Constance Worth) both as star and Braddock's "favorite." Lita helps Smith win a crooked-and-staged game of "High Card" giving Smith ownership of Braddock's saloon. But Smith double-crosses her and she shoots him somewhat dead, and Braddock is accused of the killing, and is about to be lynched.
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