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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 4, 1994|
|Born:||July 29, 1913||Cause of Death:||heart failure|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
New in town and sporting a sweet, souped-up ride, a sexy young couple races with a local hot-rod gang, leading to a face-off with explosive consequences.
In this pilot for the short-lived 1976-77 Robert Stack series, a specialized police unit, made up of a dedicated homicide detective, a lady psychologist, an undercover cop and an electronic gadgetry expert, tracks down the merciless killer whose victims have included Catholic nuns.
Veteran producer Ross Hunter came to television with this drama (a pilot for a prospective series) about a glamorous newspaper reporter who is assigned to investigate the assassination of a political figure.
An American Indian deputy sheriff is caught in the middle of a community dispute when the tribe tries to save a historic mission from a housing developer. Forster and Kennedy continued their roles in the short-lived series that followed (1974-75). Strong overtones of "Billy Jack" (1972) were spotted
A federal undercover agent recruits a computer-selected jack-of-all-trades in a scheme to rescue a syndicate witness who has been kidnapped and stashed away in a heavily fortified West Coast enclave.
Racial tension in L.A., as beefy nightclub boss Jim Brown avenges his brother''s death by leading black Vietnam vet activists against the white mobsters who are responsible.
A professional gunfighter is mistaken for a judge in a small town plagued by bandits.
When Clay Santell stops in the town of Sutterville after having his horse stolen, he is mistaken by townspeople for a murderer named Travers. The townspeople capture Santell, and turn him over to lawman Harry Deckett. Deckett, who is tired of chasing the real Travers, decides to kill Santell and pass him off as Travers. Santell escapes from Deckett, taking lovely Janet Gifford hostage in the process. Janet comes to believe Santell's story, and helps him in his struggle to prove his real identity.
A brutal rancher has to soften his ways to win the woman he loves.
Crooks trigger a series of crises when they try to rob a small town bank.
Crystal 'Chris' Benson, a single mother in a small New Mexico town, senses a shadowy menace stalking her in the night. She acquires a gun and makes arrangements anticipating her own death, tape-recording a message for her teenage daughter which (in flashback) tells of her involvement with Steve Blackford, who has very good reason to hate her. Chris is determined and resourceful, but Steve has had 18 years to plan revenge. Doom closes in...
A plane crash strands a policeman and his prisoner in the wilderness.
A U.S. Marshal is unjustly convicted and sent to a notorious Arizona prison.
Sheriff Lane Dakota captures robbery-murder suspect Greiner just as the latter is wounded in an Apache ambush. At remote outpost Apache River, Lane and his prisoner spend the night with other travelers, including 2 women with a surprising number of fancy dresses. In the morning, who should appear but a band of ostensibly peaceful Apaches strayed from the reservation. And bigoted Colonel Morsby is strongly inclined to shoot first and ask questions afterward...
Escaped convicts hold hostages in a ghost town that's the target of a nuclear bomb test.
A rivalry develops between two Marine combat photographers over the attentions of a Red Cross nurse during their stint in the Korean War.
The "Silver Kid" is an orphan who is deputized by the marshal of Silver City to help rid the town of a gang of gold mine claim-jumpers who will kill anyone who stands in their way.
Department of State courier Mike Kelly ends up in postwar hotbed Trieste after failing to collect a package from a colleague. The Military Police are happy for him to get more involved, but things get a bit tough. After all, he is just a postman.
A new group of plebes (including roommates Joe, Russ, Jerry and Walt) arrive at an Air Force training camp and go through the usual "course of sprouts." Then on to jet training, where cadet Russ Coulter meets lovely Janet...who just happens to be the estranged wife of Major Page. Will a potential romantic triangle prevent Russ from qualifying as a fighter pilot? Or does the two men's rivalry run even deeper?
In Coaltown, Pennsylvania, miner Coke Mason hopes to better himself, buy a radio store, and marry Rose Warren. His gambler brother George thinks Coke can be more successful as a boxer, knowing that when he fights he's consumed with a murderous rage that makes him an "iron man." Seeing dollar signs in Rose's eyes, Coke reluctantly agrees, though he's fearful of the "killer instinct" that makes him a knockout success in the ring...and brings him the booing hatred of the fans. Will Coke throw off his personal demon before he kills someone?
The naive Evelyn Warren, elected shool-teacher of the year by Time Magazine, goes to Las Vegas, where she loses a lot of money. In order to pay her debts, casino-manager Matt Braddock asks her to take care of his sad little daughter Diana.
A San Francisco hood is rubbed out by rival Bruno Felkin, who himself reports the crime to Homicide Lieut. Kelsey in an alibi scheme which fails. To escape, he stows away on a fishing boat. At sea, skipper Hamil Linder receives Bruno kindly, teaching him fishing; Bruno enlists Hamil's wayward son Carl to tend his slot machines. Then Carl takes an interest in Bruno's girl Connie. Climax in a storm at sea.
A racist gangster forces a black doctor to tend to his injuries.
A man combs the West in search of his stolen rifle.
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...
Brooklyn youth Frank Cusack, good son and brother by day, is a gang member by night. The Dukes, seemingly likable dead-end-kids, are dangerously involved with racketeer Gaggsy Steens. Despite the efforts of Franks's parents, he and pal Benny get involved in a serious crime. Can Stan Albert, head of the community center, prevent them from becoming full-time crooks?
After smuggling Jewish refugees into pre-Israel Palestine, a freighter captain becomes embroiled in the conflict.
When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point where she "borrows" David's expense money to pursue her addiction. This finally breaks up their marriage, but David continues trying to help her.
A man tries to save his fickle ex-wife from her criminal lover.
Deborah Chandler's rejected suitor, Selden Clark, manages the factory of her father, who dies: did he fall or was he pushed? But charming Clark manages to win her over and marry her. On the honeymoon, Clark's former girl Patricia intervenes and opens Deborah's eyes, alas too late. Now Clark tries to kill Deborah. Believed dead by all but Clark, she flees. But drifter Keith Ramsey recognizes and follows her. Can she trust him? Can he believe her?
A small-town doctor helps a deaf-mute farm girl learn to communicate.
After World War II, ex-soldiers trickle into French Saigon to join the Foreign Legion, among them American Whit Corbett and German Carl Reicher. Is Reicher really SS war criminal Martin Bruner, and is Corbett after him? Art dealer Van Ratten and nightclub chanteuse Lili Maubert are also more than they seem. Action scenes include anti-guerilla jungle warfare.
A showgirl working for an inventor battles crooks out to steal his ideas.
Straitlaced waitresses battle saloon girls to win the West for domesticity.
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
A young couple''''s accident could make them rich, if they can evade a Nazi spy ring.
A girl enlists a psychic to get rid of her murderous alternate personality.
General Jimmy Doolittle trains American troops for the first airborne attacks on Japan.
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
A pair of bumblers stumble upon Nazi spies on the home front.
A World War I veteran sneaks two orphans back to his native Australia.
An unscrupulous song-and-dance man uses his partner and his best friend to get ahead.
Three young surgeons vie to replace the legendary Dr. Kildare.
A reporter digs into the secret life of a recently deceased political hero.
A Washington matron tries to ignore the effects of World War II.
Blind detective Duncan Maclain gets mixed up with enemy agents and murder when he tries to help an old friend with a rebellious stepdaughter.
A detective investigates an actress's murder in a train car.
Music (feature film)
Fifteen-year-old Mia discovers that her father is the Prince of Genovia and she is the sole heir to the throne. She must decide, by her sixteenth birthday, whether she will live as a princess and move to Genovia or remain in San Francisco where she lives with her artist mom. Meanwhile, she must suff
Nicky is just a guy who''d rather play heavy metal music in his bedroom sanctuary than climb the corporate ladder in his family''s thriving business. Ruthless older brothers Adrian and Cassius are much more ambitious. When their aging father decides to postpone his retirement, the sinister duo defects, leaving home to set up shop in a new location -- New York City. This is about to become a big problem for the "Big Apple." Nicky''s dad is the Devil, himself. Adrian and Cassius evade the Gatekeeper''s efforts to stop them and make a hasty exit from Hades. As a result, the gates of hell freeze over and with no more evil souls able to enter, their dad starts to fall apart-- literally! It''s up to Little Nicky to save him by finding his rotten brothers and bringing them home before his dad wastes away.
Art Department (feature film)
The epic tale, set in Thailand in the late 19th century, chronicles to true life adventures of Bristish governess Anna Leonowens, who is hired by the king of Siam to educate his many children. Soon after her arrival in this exotic, unfamiliar land, Anna finds herself engaged in a battle of wits--and
The story of a young psychologist who hangs out his shingle in a small town that, curiously, is also called Mumford. Dr. Mumford is soon dispensing no-nonsense therapy to an array of quirky locals who are won over by his genuine attentiveness and surprising frankness. Mumford's unusual style opens n
The story set in the future (filmed in 1968; set in 1977) relates the exploits of Braddock, a private detective with Braddock and Tratner Investigations in Los Angeles. The pilot episode relates Braddock's efforts to solve a series of mysterious threats against his life.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A thriller about the mysterious disappearance of a senior presidential advisor. This first long-form TV movie, shown in two parts (actual running time minus commercials totaled three hours and ten minutes), paved the way for subsequent filmed miniseries. Both Richard Widmark, in his TV acting debut,
Propaganda short from 1943 depicting the devil conspiring with Adolph Hitler by phone to economically sabatage the US. He tries to prey on people's fear and greed, to get them to hoard food, sell war bonds for quick cash, buy scarce items on the black market and beat the government rationing and price ceilings.
In this short film, a gang of children''''s talented dog is offered the chance for a Hollywood screen test.
This short film shows how cooperation among all the nations of the Americas assists the war effort.
This short film focuses on the story of Carlo Pozzo di Borgo, a boyhood friend of Napoleon Bonaparte who eventually turned against him.
This short film focuses on the work of Dutch physician Christiaan Eijkman.
This war-time promotional short exhibits the U.S. Marine Corps'''' training.
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