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Gourmet Nero Wolfe interrupts his orchid-tending to take on the case of a lady tycoon who wants to know why she's under investigation by the FBI, only to find himself enmeshed in a puzzling murder-mystery. This pilot to a prospective Nero Wolfe series went on the shelf after being made in 1977 becau
Elizabeth Montgomery continues her dramatic gallery of resourceful put-upon women, here playing a liberal-minded, divorced newswriter who is the victim of a brutal mugging. Robbed of her confidence, she finds her life cloaked in fear and paranoia, causing her to re-evaluate her lifelong beliefs.
An inventor battles against local government in order to save his home from demolition.
The pilot movie for a series that never materialized, dealing with a pair of free-wheeling investigators who specialize in recovering lost and stolen objects as well as missing or kidnapped persons, and who here are hired by a millionaire businessman whose daughter apparently was spirited out of the
A fact-based drama about the ordeal of a New Jersey couple over whether to keep their comatose teenage daughter alive on life-supporting machines or let her die with dignity. (The girl lapsed into a coma in the spring of 1975, and lived for another decade.)
This was the pilot film for Burr's brief (Spring 1977) series about an investigative reporter given a free hand by the head of a chain of newspapers and TV stations, here uncovering a plot to use nuclear power plants to take over the world.
The summer of 1942 brought Naval stalemate to the Pacific as the American and Japanese fleets stood at even numbers each waiting for the other to begin a renewed offensive. "Midway" tells the story of this historic June battle where a Japanese carrier force, in an attempt to occupy Midway island and lure the American fleet to destruction, was meet valiently by US forces operating off of three aircraft carriers and numerous escort ships. It was the first battle in which naval air power was extensivly used, and at its conclusion the Japanese Carrier force had been completly destroyed which lead the way for the US 1943 and 44 offensives which would eventually bring the Pacific War to a close.
Three generations of New York City cops are the focal point of this saga revolving primarily around the Deputy Chief of Public Affairs caught up in the politics and intrigue of the department, the discovery that his father had been on the take, and the news that his youngest son is having second tho
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
Aided by a defense attorney and an investigative reporter, the head of an exclusive club dedicated to crime prevention sets out to learn who is behind a series of icepick murders for which a loser craving public attention has confessed. This was another movie pilot for a programming idea that never
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
A rookie risks his life going undercover to ferret out police corruption.
Peter Graves, completely miscast as private eye Lew Archer, goes after the kidnappers of an old flame's young son and gets mixed up in a series of murders going back fifteen years. This was the pilot for the subsequent very short-lived (six episodes) series "Archer" that began in January 1975 and st
A reporter who has had an affair with the daughter of the U.S. President is sent to Hungary. There he is bitten by a werewolf, and then gets transferred back to Washington, where he gets a job as press assistant to the President. Then bodies start turning up in D.C. . . .
A deaf mute changes the lives of all he meets.
A bored tycoon turns to bank robbery and courts the insurance investigator assigned to bring him in.
A crusading lawyer takes on the corrupt machine running a Southern town.
An experimental steam-powered vessel sets off on its maiden voyage with an inexperienced Naval officer at the helm.
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