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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 1, 1946|
|Born:||February 17, 1882||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Kansas City, Missouri, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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An extraterrestrial couple come to Earth to recruit misfits and adventurers for a trip to their galaxy in this prospective series pilot. John Forsythe and Priscilla Pointer are He and She, and James Stephens (Hart on "The Paper Chase") heads the guest cast of TV luminaries He and She try to entice t
Inspired by the 1976 feature film, "The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams", the 1977-78 series about the fictional mountain man, played by Dan Haggerty, proved to be a popular family-oriented program -- although not garnering ratings high enough to warrant renewal -- and ended with Grizzly heading for
A series of freak accidents on the Los Angeles freeway traps a cast-load of familiar TV faces in an astounding traffic tie-up, with the entire system caught in a gridlock that John Beck, as a traffic expert, endeavors to unsnarl. Howard Hesseman plays the voice of an unseen radio disc jockey whose h
A dramatization of the 1960 "U-2 incident," in which a CIA spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and its pilot, Francis Gary Powers, was brought to trial. Powers was ultimately returned to the United States in a prisoner swap. In later years he became a helicopter traffic reporter for a Los
A wealthy New York attorney, on a western hunting trip, turns into a deranged hunter after accidentally killing an old prospector and then deliberately stalking his young guide to protect his own reputation.
Based on the 1971 comedy western "Skin Game," this lark, a pilot to a prospective series that never materialized, had a couple of hapless post-Civil War con men, one black, one white, on the sagebrush trail trying to collect a $15,000 bounty on an outlaw's head. Lou Gossett recreated the role he pla
A heist movie in which a parole officer forced into retirement teams up with three ex-cons to pull off a hijacking of a 30 million dollar gold shipment. The main interest is in seeing Fonda as a criminal mastermind in this film that was shown theatrically overseas as "Inside Job."
Two Navy vets compete to see whose son is the bigger hero.
The East Side Kids set out to reform a rich boy and round up a gang of punks.
A bandit from the gold fields moves to San Francisco and tries to go straight.
A frontierswoman turns her family into a band of bank robbers.
A retired Marine gets caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign.
A small-time tough enlists his gang mates to impress a visiting uncle.
When the night watchman at the bank is gunned down during a robbery, he fingers Barton as the trigger man. When the trial comes up in neighboring Carson City, Gil finds a witness named Sullivan who says that Barton was with him on the night of the murder. Gil gets Barton off, but Sullivan soon cashes a check from Gil at the bank and that raises questions. His father, Judge Phalen, starts an action against Gil, and when his father is shot dead, Gil is blamed for his murder.
Muggs, ordered by a judge to get a job "or else", is hired by a society matron as the chauffeur for her wacky family. An engagement party is thrown for the family's daughter, and the rest of the gang is hired as servants for the party. However, a valuable necklace disappears during the festivities, and all the gang is blamed for the theft.
Its pre-civil war days and Bull McQuade is trying to keep Kansas from becomming a free state. He controls the town of Tiburon, a haven for wanted outlaws. One of the wanted men is Bill Hickok and Marshal Tex Martin comes to get him. Later when Hickok saves Tex's life, the two join up and return to Tiburon to try and bring in McQuade and his gang.
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Government agents Jim Lane (Lon Chaney Jr.) and Sierra Pete (Noah Beery Jr.) are sent to investigate the breakdown of the U.S. Mail delivery in the La Paz country, which is carried by the Overland Company operated by Tom Gilbert (Tom Chatterton) and his daughter Barbara (Helen Parrish.) Aided by their friend, Buckskin Bill Burke (Don Terry), they discover that Frank Chadwick (Noah Beery), using white renegades disguised as Indians, is behind the trouble as he wants the mail franchise owned by Gilbert's stageline.
Arriving in town, Tom Benton quickly teams up with Wallace in his fight with Saunders over a water hole. But Saunders chief henchman is Montana Smith, Tom's old partner and the man that taught him how to shoot. Tom no longer carries a gun but when Wallace gets into trouble, he straps it on once again and goes to face Montana.
Mesquite banker Calvin Drake (Harry Worth) plans to profit from the Santa Fe Railroad's acquisition of right-of-way by gaining control of the land in the territory. In the ensuing war of intimidation against the ranchers, Ira Withers (Edward Cassidy) is killed and Red Ryder (Don Barry as Don "Red" Barry for the first time, and any Don "Red" Barry credit shown on a film made before this one is factually incorrect and historically misleading) and his father, Colonel Tom Ryder (William Farnum), form an organization to drive the gunmen and outlaws out of the territory. Colonel Ryder is killed by One-Eye Chapin (Bob Kortman) and Red vows vengeance. Sheriff Dade (Carleton Young) is in league with the Drake faction, including Ace Hanlon (Noah Beery). The Duchess (Maude Pierce Allen), Red's aunt, is about to lose her ranch. Red learns of a plan to dynamite a dam providing the water supply, and saves Beth Andrews (Vivian Austin billed as Vivian Coe), daughter of the former sheriff, Luke Andrews (Lloyd Ingraham) who was also murdered by Drake's men.
Story deals with slave-running between Hawaii and California in 1840, featuring a wild mutiny aboard a slave ship on the high seas, the bartering of natives for slavery in a tropical paradise, and battle scenes between enraged California settlers and the Mexican Army.
Carruthers has sold shares in a phony oil well and when Gene investigates he finds the well is a fake. Gene has a plan to recoup everyone's money. Pouring some oil in a recommended location gets Corruthers to drill a real well. Gene plans to let him know it's a fake and redeem the shares before the oil comes in.
A frontierswoman shelters a notorious outlaw.
Receiving an assignment to go to Panamint to round up a gang of outlaws, Larry puts on the belt buckle of the recently captured notorious outlaw Blackjack Deavers. This gets the attention of King Gorman whom Larry recognizes as the boss of the outlaws. Larry plans a big robbery with Gorman and his men hoping to trap them, but when Gorman gets the money he sends his men to kill Larry.
The California-Yucatan Railroad, being built for the good of Mexico, is under siege by a gang of terrorists hoping to force its sale; no one can prove their connection to profiteer Marsden. Manuel Vega, aged co-owner, calls in the aid of his nephew James, great-grandson of the original Zorro. Alas, James seems more adept at golf than derring-do; but after he arrives, Zorro rides again! Can one black-clad man on horseback defeat a gang supplied with airplanes and machine guns?
An old bandit reforms when he meets his long-lost son.
Revolt on a prison island is a parable of workers revolution. A cruel and repressive penal colony is the setting for a prison revolt with a special twist...the prisoners want to stay on and govern themselves in a humane and productive working community. Well that's the theory anyway but circumstances make their venture a lot more complicated than that.
Rod Drew has been sent to find a missing miner and his daughter. He is joined by old friend Wabi whom he has to rescue from card cheats that framed him for murder. Later they find a skeleton and a map to a mine. When they put the map into a safe, a LaRocque henchman sees them. LaRocque wants the map and captures the Mountie sent to get Wabi. His man then dressed as the Mountie captures Rod and Wabi.
Rogers plays a small town banker in the 1890s whose chief rival is the deacon (Middleton) with whom he has traded horse flesh. Taylor is a bank teller who places a winning $4,500 bet on a 10-1 harness racing horse, making him Rogers' bank partner.
A gay nineties waitress rises from beer gardens to Broadway.
Two nitwits are mistaken for the king''''s physicians in medieval England.
An Army major tries to catch enemy agents on an ocean liner.
Two musicians try to get an orphaned heiress through hillbilly country to claim her inheritance.
A saloon singer fights off smugglers, an escaped con and a Salvation Army officer out to reform her.
Easter, a soldier of fortune and gunrunner, leaves his family behind escaping from the authorities and an American detective named Mason. His globe hopping escape leads him finally to South America, where he is hired to organize a band of revolutionaries, unaware that they plan to eliminate him when his job is done. Here, also, he encounters his own son, on track to waste his own life in pursuits similar to Easter's.
Both Sprague and Jett and their crews are hunting buffalo. Doan is with Sprague and is looking for the Jett outfit where his girlfriend Milly is being held against her will. In addition to the thieving Jett who is stealing Sprague's furs, the Indians are gathering to attack all the white buffalo hunters.
A pack train led by Kit Carson is attacked by Kraft and his Mystery Riders, who want a government shipment of gold carried by the wagons. Carson manages to hide the gold, but must confront the Mystery Riders time after time in order to prevent them from finding and carrying away the treasure.
In Kentucky just after the Civil War, the Hayden-Colby feud leads to Jed Colby being sent to prison for 15 years for murder. The Haydens head for Nevada and when Colby gets out of prison he heads there also seeking revenge. The head of the Hayden family tries to avoid more killing but the inevitable showdown has to occur, complicated by Lynn Hayden and Ellen Colby's plans to marry.
Beasley, who is after Gayner's land, plans to kidnap his daughter. But Dale overhears their plan and kidnaps her himself. When Gayner arrives to retrieve his daughter, Beasley kills him and makes the Sheriff arrest Dale for the murder.
Canfield, respected rancher, is involved in crooked horse racing, and also leads an outlaw gang! Some 10 years before our story, the gang raided an isolated cabin, leaving 5-year-old Frankie an orphan. The boy grows up wild, his only friends the wild horses...now joined by El Diablo, a savage but very fast race horse that Canfield steals and loses, in the process killing ranger Elliott Norton. Norton's ranger brother Bob now appears in the region to find his brother's killer; menaced by the outlaws, the vigilantes, and the Devil Horse, his only chance may be to enlist the aid of the now-speechless Wild Boy.
An innocent man accused of robbing banks masquerades as a bullfighter to escape the police.
A Supreme Court justice on vacation takes on crooked small-town politicians.
Shortly after Moody Pierson saves Sheriff Tim's life, Moody is arrested for murder. Tim doesn't believe he did it and lets him get away. Kicked out as Sheriff, Tim goes after the real kiler and this leads him to the town controlled by Red Slavins.
A new sheriff faces the rustlers who killed his predecessor.
A bored millionaire retires from big business to open a garage.
Lassiter's sister was killed and her young daughter taken and raised by outlaws. Years later Lassiter arrives at the Withersteen ranch looking for the now grown daughter. He immediately gets caught up in the ranch's struggle against rustlers. Trailing a rustled herd of horses leads him to the rustler's hideout and the missing daughter.
A black jockey comes from behind to win the big race.
A group of U.S. soldiers run riot through France after the end of World War I.
The star of a minstrel show is accused of killing his romantic rival.
An actress fights for happiness when she gives up the stage for marriage.
An adventurer falls for a woman destined to be the virgin priestess for an African tribe.
This was a screen version of the 1925 operetta by Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach,Herbert Stohart, and George Gershwin. The story of the movie is about a peasant ( Bernice Claire ) who is known as "The Flame" who leads a revolution in Russia. This peasant who is in love with a Russian prince (Alexander Gray) saves his life by agreeing to sacrifice her virginity to an evil fellow-conspirtator (Noah Beery).This was an all Technicolor musical which was had a sequence in Vitascope (a Warner Brother's wide screen process)
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
An American playboy''s discovery of honor and courage during World War I parallels the biblical story of the flood.
A chorus girl must choose between stardom or her boyfriend.
A young couple's flirtation with atheism leads to disaster.
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
A Native American man returning from college meets racial intolerance upon returning to his reservation.
Michael "Beau" Geste leaves England in disgrace and joins the infamous French Foreign Legion. He is reunited with his two brothers in North Africa, where they face greater danger from their own sadistic commander than from the rebellious Arabs.
An Australian sheep rancher fulfills his promise to his dying mother by visiting his uncle on the French Riviera. There he meets and falls in love with a Russian princess who was forced into a bad marriage to save her family from the Communists.
Angela comes to Hollywood with only two things: Her dream to become a movie star, and Grandpa. She leaves an Aunt, a brother, Grandma, and her longtime boyfriend back in Centerville. Despite seeing major movie stars around every corner, and knocking on every casting office door in town, at the end of her first day she is still unemployed. To her horror, when she arrives back at their hotel, she finds that Grandpa has been cast in a movie by William DeMille and quickly becomes a star during the ensuing weeks. Her family, worried that Angela and Grandpa are getting into trouble, come to Hollywood to drag them back home. In short order Aunt, Grandma, brother, boyfriend and even the parrot become superstars, but Angela is still unemployed...
The adventures of Bob Hampton out West bring him into association with General George Custer, who has plans for a raiding party on the Sioux camp near the Little Bighorn River.
In this silent film, a Mexican Robin Hood harasses corrupt Spanish invaders.
Dinty is a newsboy whose fight to care for his ailing mother leads him into conflicts with the other boys on the street and then with drug smugglers in Chinatown.
Mahlee and Blanche Sackville are half-sisters, Blanche the daughter of an Englishman and his wife, Mahlee of the Englishman and his Chinese mistress. Mahlee rejects her people and attempts to find a life for herself among the Europeans. But she finds the color line impossible to pass and returns to lead her Chinese people in rebellion.
Captain Wynnegate leaves England, accepting the blame for embezzling charity funds though knowing that his cousin Sir Henry is guilty. Out West he and the Indian girl Nat-U-Rich save each other from the evil cattle rustler Cash Hawkins and marry. Lady Diana shows up to announce Sir Henry's death. After Nat-U-Rich's suicide Wynnegate takes his half-breed son and Lady Diana back to England as the new Earl of Kerhill.
A stunt double does not receive the credit for his stunts.
John Trimble has embezzled and obtains another identity by having a mutilated body buried in his place. He is later arrested for murdering himself. During the trial his mother, before dying from shock, asks him to keep his identity secret since his wife is now married to the Governor and expecting a child.
This silent melodrama is set against the 1840s westward migration of the Mormons. Dora, a young woman, and her family are saved from an Indian attack by a Mormon community traveling to Utah. They join the wagon train. Dora is pursued by two men, one a recent convert, the other a scheming elder with a stable of wives. The Mormon elder wants her in his harem. When the mother kills herself from revulsion toward polygamy, the daughter must consider her own future and the man she loves. One of Mae Murray's few surviving films, this was intended by Robert Leonard to be a thoughtful drama about the goods and evils of Mormonism, but today it is generally considered pure anti-Mormon propaganda.
A pilot, not picked up by CBS, about Rowena Powers, a strong-willed, 25-year-old free thinker who comes into immediate conflict with Lucas Cord, the dashing man who built and still runs the company she has inherited. Rowena fights the sale of company-owned property that is home to an Indian tribe wh
A series of humorous vignettes about ways that people's lives are affected by contact with a five-foot-high stuffed Snoopy dog.
A sequel to "The Ransom of Red Chief." Drifters Sam and Billy again encounter the boy called Red Chief, this time while attempting to fleece a town out of $2000 with a phony rain-making machine.
A hillbilly-accented comedy about a feud that exists between two families, the Murdocks and the McClays. In the pilot episode, Calvin Murdock and Angus McClay, the family leaders, seek a way to discourage a romance between their children, Junior Murdock and Julianna McClay, a romance that could lead
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