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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 10, 1975|
|Born:||February 24, 1890||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||Acton, Indiana, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Classic musical numbers and rare behind-the-scenes footage show how MGM created the screen''s greatest musicals. Featuring clips with Gene Kelly, Lena Horne and Debbie Reynolds.
Ma and Pa do their bit to hook lumberman Brad Johnson up with spoiled socialite Sally Flemming. Ma teaches Sally how to behave like a hick so she'll be compatible with Brad.
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
Ma and the kids head back to the Ozarks for a visit with Uncle Sedge (essentially a Pa Kettle replacement). He's working his way through a twenty years long relationship with Miss Bedelia Baines.
Ma and Pa, along with daughter Rosie, go off to Hawaii in answer to cousin Rodney's call for help running his pineapple farm while he recovers from an illness. Pa soon causes a major explosion and gets himself kidnapped.
A trapper''''s daughter is torn between the Mountie who wants to civilize her and a dashing prospector.
Life on the road isn''t what it''s cracked up to be when a honeymooning couple invests in an oversized motor home.
The Ozark farmers try to clean up their act to help their son win a college scholarship.
The Kettles are in Paris along with their daughter-in-law's parents the Parkers. Pa tries to buy racy postcards. He also gets in big trouble when he is given a letter to deliver to Adolph Wade, a spy who gets killed by spies Inez and Cyrus Kraft.
The heiress to a racing stable uncovers underhanded dealings.
The hillbilly farmers try to raise money to send their daughter to college.
Seven stories celebrate the glorious diversity of American life.
A turn-of-the-century playboy courts a Salvation Army girl.
The hillbilly farmers take off in search of uranium.
A society jewel thief falls for one of her marks.
An exiled king and a film star try to rekindle a romance from the past.
The hillbilly farmers win a contest and take off for New York City.
A lawyer and a widow encounter murder on a train ride.
A farmer gets sucked into show business when a theatrical troupe invades her farm.
A pair of thieves swindle their way through the gay ''''90s.
On the verge of eviction, the hillbilly family wins a slogan contest and moves into an automated home.
Small towners kidnap a salesman to help them win a race against their rivals.
Newlywed city slickers decide to give country life a try as chicken farmers.
Straitlaced waitresses battle saloon girls to win the West for domesticity.
A man''''s loud-mouthed bumbling almost ruins his new wife''''s family.
A western bandit is reformed by his love for a little girl.
A sheltered woman realizes that either her husband or his mysterious brother is a psychopath.
A pollster stumbles on a family of small-town killers.
Young love and childish fears highlight a year in the life of a turn-of-the-century family.
A small-town butcher has problems coping with meat rationing.
A frontierswoman turns her family into a band of bank robbers.
An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
A Polish princess gives up society for the love of a gigolo.
A horse thief marries for profit, but doesn't reckon with his wife's determination to reform him.
A servant's scandalous novel lands her employers in hot water.
An old-time cavalry sergeant's resistance to change could cost him his post.
Three small-town spinsters adopt a baby.
A young man seeks to murder his father that abandoned his mother, yet fate plays a hand when a stranger appears.
A braggart masquerades as a primitive throwback.
A young girl falls for a western gambler.
Plastic surgery gives a scarred female criminal a new outlook on life.
A fishing boat captain searches for romance in hopes of improving his financial picture.
Outlaw pals are tempted to go straight.
A flighty socialite neglects her family to promote a new religious group.
A tenement doctor's marriage to a European refugee threatens his practice.
Construction engineer Fred MacNeil (Robert Paige) meets waitress Joyce King (Ellen Drew) at a hamburger stand and she accepts his invitation to see her home. Joyce is unaware she is being trailed by two detectives on the trail of her former husband, Walter Ferris (John McGuire). Joyce tells Fred that her ex-husband is a wanted criminal, but Fred waves aside her objections and they make plans to marry and honeymoon in Tennessee. Following the wedding, they return to the house after Ferris, accompanied by Peggy Athens (Judith Barrett), has broken in. Caught by Detective Reardon (Thomas E. Jackson), Ferris kills the officer and escapes. McNeil and Joyce arrive immediately afterwards and are accused of the killing by the neighbors. John Marlin (John Miljan), assistant District Attorney, railroads the lovers because he wants to use their prosecution to boost his drive for the District Attorney post.Fred is sentenced to hang and Joyce is given life in prison.
Battling spouses accidentally switch bodies.
When a sea captain has to send his wife to a women''''s home, he dresses as a lady to be with her.
A Western sheriff takes on a Civil War renegade.
During a drunken night out, an heiress marries a broken-down gambler.
A runaway tries to help the students at a school for musical prodigies.
Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.
A farm boy trains a wild colt on his own.
A young delinquent defies his sister to join a tough street gang.
Rival newsreel photographers vie for scoops and a beautiful lady flyer.
Three life-long friends share their love for a dying woman against the turbulent backdrop of Germany between the wars.
An heiress takes a job as a department store clerk.
The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young man--who turns out to be the son of the District Attorney who sent the boy's father to the electric chair.
A student accused of tattling fights to regain her classmates' trust.
An irresponsible test pilot's wife and best friend try to get him to grow up.
A killer returns to his childhood home to plot his escape from the law.
A tough street kid tries to use gang violence to break into corrupt city politics.
After divorcing a society man, a small-town woman tries to build a better life for their daughter.
Mary Gillespie is restoring the Col. Gillespie Circus to its former splendor after her father's death. With the help of her publicist boyfriend Jim, the sell-out crowds are returning to the big top. Egotistical equestrian star Senor Martinet, however, holds $60,000 of notes signed by the Colonel and due in 24 hours. When a mysterious shadowy figure is seen on the circus lot, and Martinet is murdered in the center ring during his performance, there are suspects aplenty, including Vindecco, Martinet's badly abused hunchback assistant. When Vindecco is murdered after confiding clues to Mary, Jim turns her over to the local sheriff, and continues the investigation to unmask the shaodw on his own.
A French princess in Colonial America gets involved with an Indian scout.
A constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young pair comes along.
In this excerpt from the feature film "It''''s A Big Country" (1951), a U.S. GI back stateside from Korea delivers a letter to the mother of a dead fellow soldier.
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