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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 29, 1970|
|Born:||March 25, 1901||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Hartford, Connecticut, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A demonic priest uses a young innocent to help him bring banished elder gods back to Earth.
Unusual sci-fi invasion film, with a black-comedy twist: The Earth is taken over by The Monitors, aliens who run it like hall monitors in a 1950's high school, with overtones of Big Brother. The film follows the progress of the human underground rebellion. The twist is that as the film goes on, the audience's sympathies shift to the aliens, who are basically benevolent. When the humans manage to oust them, it's back to corruption and bribery by the usual suspects.
A mysterious drifter survives a lynching then goes back for revenge.
A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers.
A singer hides his love of music to please his restrictive guardian.
A pacifist sheriff must use tougher means when his town is threatened by a band of outlaws.
An officer goes on suspension when he shoots a suspect in self defense and the man''''s gun vanishes.
A retired spy gets mixed up with plans to overthrow Communism using a new supercomputer.
An unscrupulous actor fights his way to the top, destroying everyone in his path.
Musical biography of the backwoods girl who struck it rich in Colorado and survived the Titanic.
A young gigolo returns to his southern hometown in search of the lost love of his youth.
A race-car driver whose nerves are shot takes on one last job.
Desperate losers plan a bank robbery with unexpected results.
A jury holdout tries to convince his colleagues to vote not guilty.
A replacement in a large corporation encounters loyalty and power struggles.
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
A tough cop sent to help in a mountain manhunt falls for the quarry's blind sister.
A broken-down sports agent tries to use a promising jockey as his ticket back to the top.
A frontiersman helps out with Texas's fight for independence from Mexico.
Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob lieutenant Harrigan. Jerry's friendship for John is tested by the question of what to do about Matt, and by his attraction to John's girl Amanda. Meanwhile, the threatened racketeers adopt increasingly violent means of defense.
An experimental steam-powered vessel sets off on its maiden voyage with an inexperienced Naval officer at the helm.
A parson uses six-guns and the Bible to bring peace to a Tennessee town.
In 1869, the United States begins a railroad mail service to the West Coast which proves highly tempting to train robbers, in particular an organized gang with one of the mail's supposed guardians in their pay. Prizefighter Steve Davis, a former army intelligence man, is hired to track down the gang and save the Territorial Mail Service. Steve goes undercover in territorial prison, leans Morse Code from a fellow prisoner, breaks jail, infiltrates the gang...and finds time to romance dance-hall singer Mary, who proves to have hidden depths...
Carefree Chuck Connor is on his way west and stops off to see an old friend and his four lads. When his host is killed in a riding accident Chuck realises he must take care of the family. They hit the road and he takes a job on a ranch, but he has to keep the children hidden as his boss hates kids. There's also tension with the neighbouring ranch, and when a girl on the run from her nasty uncle joins the family unannounced Chuck wonders what he has done to deserve all this.
A prison warden fights to prove one of his inmates was wrongly convicted.
A veteran tries to clear an old friend of a murder charge.
Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker games where eventually Winant loses $5000 that isn't his...then hangs himself. But it seems Winant had a shadowy, protective elder brother who believes in personal revenge. And each of the card players in turn feels a faceless doom inexorably closing in. Dark streets and sexy torch-singer Fran lend ambience.
A cattle owner''''s daughter risks everything to drill for oil.
A scientist invents a baseball that can''''t be hit.
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
After two gang-related killings in "Center City," a suspect (who was framed) is arrested, released on bail...and murdered. Inspector Briggs of the FBI recruits a young agent, Gene Cordell, to go undercover in the shadowy Skid Row area (alias George Manly) as a potential victim of the same racket. Soon, Gene meets Alec Stiles, neurotic mastermind who's "building an organization along scientific lines." Stiles recruits Cordell, whose job becomes a lot more dangerous...
An efficiency expert tries to prove his methods apply to child rearing.
A neurotic invalid accidentally overhears a phone conversation plotting her own murder.
A prosecutor fights to prove the defendant in a scandalous murder case is innocent.
A drama based on the historic "Monkey Trial" of 1925, in which Clarence Darrow defended a school teacher accused of teaching Darwin's theory of evolution.
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