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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 2, 2011|
|Born:||May 22, 1917||Cause of Death:||Pneumonia|
|Birth Place:||New York, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Lisa and Oliver Douglas, realizing that they are not cut out to be farmers, decide to move back to New York. They begin to question their decision to move back to their Park Avenue penthouse, and are only too happy to return to Hooterville when they are summoned back to help the townsfolk fight gree
A group of busty models have to endure an arduous audition procedure in order to be chosen as "pointers" and "hand holders" on a TV game show. After being chosen as a finalist for one of the jobs, the women then have to deal with the over-active libidos of the popular show's producers, hosts, and gu
A young working woman in New York vies with her flighty roommate for a doctor''s heart.
A proud woman is struggling to keep her cafe open. Her daughters try to help her, but she will not ask for outside help. Finally, in desperation, she goes to Miami in search of a "sugar daddy."
An aerial photography team tries to alert a small town about an impending earthquake, but no one believes the duo until the tremors start and the walls begin to collapse.
A federal agent whose daughter dies of a heroin overdose is determined to destroy the drug ring that supplied her. He recruits various people whose lives have been torn apart by the drug trade and trains them. Then they all leave for France to track down and destroy the ring.
Billie Holliday fights drug addiction to make a name for herself as a jazz singer.
In the far and distant future of 1968, many ships and planes are crossing the North pole to transport passengers and cargo. However lately more than eight ships and seven submarines have vanished mysteriously. The Tigershark is sent out to investigate their whereabouts and - if possible - remove the cause of their disappearance. But the life form Commander Vandover and his crew encounter may be too powerful even for their weapons of newest technology...
Debra Paget commits a murder for which Terry Moore (as club singer Lois King) is arrested, tried, and condemned to die. The story line wanders through the trial and Miss King's final hours on Death Row. The true killer is finally ready to confess, but already Miss King (who has by now been strapped into the electric chair) is at risk. Will she be rescued in the nick of time?
A small-time thief kills his way to the top of the New York rackets.
An insurance agent lands in hot water when people mistake him for the infamous western outlaw.
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
A group of beatniks unwittingly harbor a serial rapist.
A third-rate magician tours Japan with the USO.
A married couple endures endless red tape when they try to adopt a child.
Captain Steve Morley (Rex Reason) must evaluate how the men under his command react to pressure and stress at high altitudes in the latest jet fighters, with the usual romantic subplot involving him, another officer, and a pretty young lady. Exciting flight sequences, filmed at Edwards (Muroc) Air Force Base, California, showcases Reason and other "pilots" going off into the wild blue [black & white] yonder, in wide screen Regalscope (CinemaScope).
A dress manufacturer brings in the mob to fight unionization.
A schoolteacher gets a secretarial job at a gangster-run nightclub.
A sportswriter and a fashion designer have a lot of adjusting to do when they marry in haste.
On the same day that he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary valor in the European campaign during World War II, Sergeant Joe Dusak (Harry Morgan as Henry Morgan) is charged with desertion during combat by a military court. Also summoned to testify are Corporal Crocker (John Locke), Corporal Quinn (Gregory La Fayette)and Private Pope (Robert Levin), the only surviving members of a patrol led by Dusak. The charges stem from a patrol into the Black Forest of Germany in which Dusak claims the patrol got lost. Sergeant William Hutchins (Karl Lucas) testifies that he ran into Dusak's patrol, and the men were laughing and not lost.
Singer Joe E. Lewis fights to rebuild his life after gangsters slash his vocal cords.
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.
A Russian beggar and his performing dog, Flip, struggle tomake ends meet living upon the cruel streets.
The misadventures of a new army recruit.
A "miracle" drug threatens a family man's sanity.
Americans trapped behind enemy lines fight off Communists during the Korean War.
Lt. Dan Oliver (Richard Emory), an American soldier in Korea, agrees to deliver a jade dragon statuette to a curio shop in Los Angeles. Soon after his arrival, he is murdered. Phil Ramsey (Richard Travis) and Ginny O'Donnell (Sheila Ryan) trace the murder to the shop of Professor Kim Ho (Jack Reitzen). Ramsey receives a package mailed to him by Oliver from Honolulu that contains the jade dragon, and takes it to the curio shop to force a showdown with Kim Ho. He is attacked by Ho's hoods and is about to be killed when Ginny arrives with Police Lt. McLaughton (Lyle Talbot) and the police.
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
Major Joe Nolan heads a rescue mission in the South Pacific to recover a downed atomic rocket. The crew crashlands on a mysterious island, and spend a LOT of running time climbing rocks. They meet up with a native girl, a big lizard, and some fake-looking dinosaurs. And they climb more rocks.
When they learn that their brother Matt Denton (Ross Latimer) is awaiting trial in California, charged with train robbery, deputies Tom Denton (Preston Foster) and Fred Denton (Jim Davis) leave their home in Fort Grant, Texas and head west. They arrive in Tulare just in time to rescue Matt from being hanged, but a guard is killed during their escape. Ed Larkin (Rory Mallinson) who framed Matt, falsely accuses them of a long list of crimes. They return to Fort Grant so that Tom can see his sweetheart Laura Brook (Virginia Grey). They encounter outlaw Bill Devlin (William Haade) who persuades them to hold up a train which Laura unwittingly told them would carry a large payroll. Soon the whole territory is enraged at their deeds. They return to Fort Grant to hold up the two banks that are filled with huge sums of cattle money.
Johnny looks so much like the real Jesse, he is mistaken for him by a grizzled old member of the now deceased James gang. Johnny is talked into leading a new gang to rob banks using the same modus operandi as the famed outlaw. Jesse's brother Frank decides to put a stop to the defamation of his dead brother's name. Johnny and his gang run into trouble when they try to rob the same two banks, simultaneously, that proved to be the downfall of the original gang.
G-men track stolen Uranium-238 shipment using new radar technology; they also recruit the girlfriend of a gang member as an informant. Radar helps, but it takes an undercover blonde to really get the goods on criminal masterminds.
A vaudeville clown neglects his family while fighting for stardom.
A crusading lawyer fights to save a juvenile delinquent charged with murder.
Three sailors wreak havoc as they search for love during a whirlwind 24-hour leave in New York City.
This modern tale borrows from an old story in establishing Langan, who works on a ship that docks in San Francisco, as a descendant of the Count of Monte Cristo. Crooked Lawyer Brodie sets up a scheme to get at the treasure of Langan's famed ancestor, and using the beautiful blonde Jergens, tries to lure Langan into a trap. Langan proves worthy of his heritage, using a gun instead of a sword, and wins legitimately both his forturne and Jergens.
A government agent infiltrates a gang run by a mother-fixated psychotic.
Returning G. I. John J. Kilroy (Jackie Cooper), whose main ambition is to get a college education, finds himself one-half credit short for college entrance. Connie Harcourt (Wanda McKay) writes feature stories about him as "Kilroy,", the most talked about G. I. of the war, and is able to get him registered. Fraternity members grow dubious and attempt to make him withdraw from college.
A troubled gangster, who has lost all faith in people, loses his weak grip on life.
The new manager of an ice show plots to steal the owners business and his wife.
Two sets of lovers come together while working on a big musical.
Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in a camp show, hears about his task and offers him his help. He thinks, she does it for her publicity only, so he doesn't want to know anything about this, till he finds out, that she has no such intentions.
An ex-thief helps some fellow ex-cons adjust to life as defense workers, only to get involved with a robbery investigation.
A teacher in a women''''s reformatory searches for evidence to put her crook husband away.
Dagwood decides to go to college. Blondie goes along with him, keeping their marriage a secret. They send Baby Dumpling off to military school where he becomes top sergeant. Blondie is hounded by the campus stud and Dagwood makes the rowing team. It is revealed that a new child is on the way.
A war correspondent in Egypt thinks a screen star on tour is a spy.
High society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles run into a variety of shady characters while investigating a race-track murder.
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A music and comedy battle between confirmed city-dweller Danny Thomas and certified country boy Tennessee Ernie Ford.
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