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Cast (feature film)
Life story of James Dean (born February 8, 1931), the promising teen icon movie star, who died in a motor crash September 30, 1955 after the release of only one of his three major films and remains a legend 45 years after his death. The story focuses on Dean's troubled youth, including the loss of h
An irreverent and irresponsible woman finds a reason to change her life when her mother dies and she tries to save the family farm. Frannie Vaughn is vivacious and charming, but too many parties and too many men have tarnished her reputation in the small North Carolina town where she was raised. Whe
Television movie based on the 1988 feature film "Alien Nation" and the 1989-90 television series of the same name. Set in the future when earth is inhabited by both humans and the alien race of "Newcomers." During a hotly contested election, a human police detective and his Newcomer partner sort thr
A demented young girl plots to kill people she dislikes, including her grade school principal and her grandmother.
A television movie based on the "Amityville" series of feature films and books. After the death of a woman's husband, she and her three children move in with her mother, a strong-willed woman living alone in northern California. When a series of mysterious events occurs, the two women suspect that t
Based on a true story about a woman who is institutionalized as mentally retarded for 30 years while struggling to reach the outside world through her writing.
A television movie about a dedicated critical-care nurse and her descent into drug and alcohol abuse which she hides from her colleagues.
A divorced woman and her son move to small town to take on a horse ranch.
Ex-high school football coach becomes a house-husband while his wife goes off to work in this comedy that pre-dated the similarly plotted theatrical movie "Mr. Mom" by nearly six months.
A happily married lawyer's unexpected reunion with some Vietnam war buddies unleashes a flood of memories he had struggled to suppress, and his emotional turmoil is heightened by the sudden suicide of one of the veterans.
Amy is a Santa Fe lawyer who divorces her bank executive husband so that she can begin seeing Will, a street musician who is often rounded up by the police for loitering. Eventually, Amy sees her mistake and breaks off her relationship with Will, but then realizes that she has become pregnant. Amy g
In his television dramatic debut, George Burns is a geriatric relegated to a nursing home after his wife's death by son Cliff Robertson, and Robby Benson is his retarded grandson who takes on the task of getting the old man to shake off his lethargy and get back on his feet. James DiPasquale and Dor
Because ex-con Joe Braxton is a good mechanic, his parole officer sends him to see Vivian Perry, whose school for emotionally disturbed children is going to be closed because of lack of funds. Vivian wants to move her eight students out of urban Philadelphia and into the natural environment of a Wasington State farm. Joe is hired to fix the school''s bus and drive them all across country. At first reluctant, Joe eventually bonds with the kids. And although the vulgar Joe and proper Vivian intially clash, the two of them become attracted to each other during the trip.
Kevin Dobson is Hal Painter, a distraught widower, caught in a bitter custody battle with his late wife's parents over his ten-year-old son, following his plan to remarry and move off to California with the boy. The real-life Painter's book about his experiences was the source for Sue Grafton's scri
A dramatization of the story of Pittsburgh Steelers football star, Rocky Bleier, and his comeback from serious injuries during the Vietnam War, thanks to Art Rooney, the team's benevolent owner.
Cloris Leachman fights the system in a frustrating battle to bring to trial the man who raped her divorced daughter and then vows to mete out her own vengeance when the judicial process breaks down.
A fact-riddled behind-the-scenes drama about the stormy partnership of the famed comedy team that came out of burlesque to conquer radio, movies and television (the last never once mentioned in this film).
An exorcism movie in which a young couple is beset by evil forces -- she's been spoken for by the devil. In syndication, the film now runs two hours.
A further look into the lives of F.D.R. and Eleanor Roosevelt during their twelve-year residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, reuniting most of the cast and technical crew responsible for the multiple-award-winning first film (1976). Equally as honored (with seventeen Emmy nominations), this film wa
Life in John O'Hara's small Pennsylvania town of Gibbsville with the son of the town doctor returning home after being kicked out of Yale and finding a new career on the town's newspaper. Originally it was called "John O'Hara's Gibbsville," which became the title for the short-lived (late 1976) seri
Courtroom drama of the ordeal of a small-town mother who comes to Manhattan from Idaho to attend her daughter's murder trial, bewildered by the pace of big city life but steadfastly standing beside the girl despite the evidence against her. Kim Stanley originally was to have played the mother of th
Quinn's powerhouse TV-movie debut as a shirt-sleeved mayor in Albuquerque who solves urban as well as personal problems later led him to reprise the role in the brief (1971) series that was retitled "The Man and the City."
Peter Breck, Peggy McCay, Carroll O''Connor, Angela Cartwright, Maurice Dallimore. A crippled girl is restored to good health and happiness through the love of a neighbor''s faithful collie. Based on the popular children''s novel by Albert Payson Terhune.
A rookie cop takes on criminals who have the local government in their pocket.
The problems of a not-so-typical marriage are seen through the experiences of Karen Alexander, a housewife, and her blind husband, Jonathan, a jingles writer for the Fame Advertising agency in New York City. In the first of two unsold pilots, Jonathan prepares to meet Karen's parents for the first t
A drama that focuses on Hewitt Calder, a sixteen-year-old mentally retarded adolescent, and his only friend, twelve-year-old Willie Arthur. The "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation relates Hewitt's attempts to make friends with the other neighborhood kids.
A terrified housewife attempts to escape from a lunatic who traps her in her home. Broadcast as a segment of "Matinee Theater."
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
An acclaimed, multi-award-winning production based on Lash's Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller, with the story of the Roosevelts, from early youth to FDR's death in 1945, told through the recollections of the widowed Eleanor. Chosen Outstanding Special (1975-76 season) in the Emmy Awards ceremony,
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries about former police cadet and prison-escapee Lawrencia Bembenek's battle against her murder conviction for the killing of her husband's ex-wife.
A novel for television focusing on a ten-year period in the lives and loves of three best girlfriends -- an author, an artist and a political activist -- maturing during the turbulent 1960s.
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