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Cast (feature film)
Layla's empty lifestyle of sex and drugs is beginning to take its toll as she runs wild through Southern California. But just before hitting rock bottom, a deep instinct drives her back to the small college in Santa Barbara where her problems all began.
Music (feature film)
Revenge drama set in a gourmet restaurant involving a cook, a thief, the thief's wife and her lover.
Assistant Direction (feature film)
Robertson here reprises his role of the flamboyant Melvin Purvis that he originated in Dan Curtis' "Melvin Purvis, G-Man" (1974) and takes on the crime cartel formed by Pretty Boy Floyd, John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, Alvin Karpis and others. Their crime wave ended in the notorious Kansas City ma
Visual Effects (feature film)
It's one year after the "unfortunate acorn incident" when Chicken Little caused big-time havoc in his hometown of Oakey Oaks by proclaiming that the sky was falling after being conked on the head by what appeared to be an acorn. Down but not out, the plucky chicken joins the local baseball team in t
Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)
A loving couple struggling with the painful contradiction between betrayal and forgiveness after their marriage is torn apart by the husband's one night indiscretion with his wife's best friend.
Mob assassins fall in love, neither realizing what the other does for a living.
In 1963, celebrated feminist/author/editor Gloria Steinem -- then a struggling journalist -- decided to do a piece on the newly opened Playboy Club in the Big Apple for Show Magazine and gamely joined other new recruits for training as a Playboy Bunny. The fluff piece later turned up in her best-sel
A wealthy eccentric with a mysterious lifestyle teams up with a beautiful college professor whom he finds has a mutual obsession with challenging, high-risk, life-endangering games. Most critics found this alleged thriller beneath contempt.
Nick Mancuso, as the Deputy Chief of the American Embassy in Rome, finds himself and his staff at the center of various crises including a plot to steal U.S. defense secrets, keeping his press attache girlfriend and the brazen hussey trying to replace her on the job and in his affections from a cat
A New Jersey mechanic has a yen for a change and heads for California to find the girl of his dreams. Robby Benson is the young man living out his fantasy, Doris Roberts his overbearing mother, Martha Longley the bikini-clad doll he flips for in Malibu, Martin Mull her high-powered manager, Tawny Ki
This TV movie about the pioneering TV comedian spotlights the little known story of his two-year search for the two young daughters abducted by his ex-wife following a bitter custody struggle that raged while he was making his meteoric rise from local Philadelphia television personality to network s
Midwestern teenager sets out for San Francisco following her father's death and camps on the doorstep of the mother she never knew, unaware that she is a high-priced call girl unable or unwilling to alter her lifestyle to become a regular mom.
A young woman returns to her rural hometown, only to discover that the entire community is caught in a mysterious epidemic of irrational behavior.
Originally called "Under Suspicion," this is a drama about a model cop's wife who discovers that she and her husband are under investigation in a police spying operation because the church to which they belong has been sheltering refugees from El Salvador, and her efforts to retaliate by exposing th
Madeleine Stowe is a doctor framed for malpractice following the death of a patient, an influential congressman. Convinced of her diagnosis she sets out on her own medical investigation only to stumble onto a secret organization of beautiful women conspiring to take over the government. Actor Paul M
In her dramatic television debut, Ann-Margret is the true-life Lucile Fray, an Iowa farm woman with ten children who, discovering she has terminal cancer and feeling her alcoholic husband (Frederic Forrest) is unable to care for the kids, sets out to find new homes for each of them. Ann-Margret's Em
The controversial, widely-viewed dramatization of a nuclear catastrophe causing the destruction of Lawrence, Kansas, home of America's strategic missile arsenal which has become the focus of a superpower confrontation. A grim picture of rural life before, during and after a nuclear blast, with a hug
The new group of interns at City Hospital struggle to survive their first year of residency. One of the new doctors cannot handle the sight of blood, another has a drug problem, but the main distraction from their medical training is all of the sex they are having with each other.
The 1972 graduating class of Lizzie Borden High School is having its tenth reunion. But before long, attendees begin to be murdered, and the Class of '72 sets out to find out which one of them is the killer.
A newly ordained minister accepts a summer job with a dynamic TV evangelist only to find deep conflicts between the latter's conventional activities servicing his community's spiritual needs and his power wielded as a television celebrity. A similarly titled theatrical feature dealt more light-heart
The comic rigors and romantic run-ins of five young women who join the Army, a pilot to a prospective series, followed the success of Goldie Hawn's movie, "Private Benjamin", which itself spawned a television series beginning in the fall of 1981.
Acclaimed dramatization of Tom Wicker's book recreating the incidents surrounding the 1971 revolt in New York's Attica State Prison that lasted for 23 days and resulted in the greatest casualty toll between Americans since the Civil War. Marvin J. Chomsky won an Emmy Award for his direction, and nom
The story of Elizabeth Bayley Seton (1774-1821) on her journey from a wealthy New York businessman's wife and the mother of five to founder of the American Sisters of Charity and the first Catholic orphanage, and subsequently became America's first native-born Catholic saint. An Emmy Award nominatio
A romantic comedy about four women employees of an ultra-modern Houston department store who discover that they must choose between love and success.
A highly romanticized dramatization of the life of Rocky Marciano, the only heavyweight champion to have retired with a perfect record. LoBianco was well cast as Rocky, but petite Belinda Montgomery was all wrong for his wife, Barbara (in the eyes of this book's writer, a fellow Brocktonian). The fo
A free-wheeling drag racer enters a local championship meet and finds himself head-to-head with the tyrannical town boss who has already arranged for his own son to win.
A runner, serving a life sentence at Folsom Prison, works at becoming the world's fastest miler and wins a chance to compete for a spot on the Olympic team. Peter Strauss won the Emmy Award for his work in this film which also was nominated as the year's Outstanding Drama. Patrick Nolan and Michael
The adventures of four couples, winners on a television game show, and their young chaperone on a Hawaiian holiday. A "Love Boat" carbon, set ashore.
A silent killer stalks New Orleans and threatens the Super Bowl football game, putting a roster fill of familiar TV faces in jeopardy in this mini-version of "Two Minute Warning."
A happy-go-lucky veterinary student, paralyzed for life in a college polo meet, finds love with a young woman who leaves her fiancee to help him overcome his handicap.
A chiller about the search for an elusive killer whose victims are found wrapped in a strange, spider-like web.
A troubled young man, bent on avenging the Houston Astro baseball team's rejection of him, plots a bizarre kidnapping during the final two games of the World Series in Houston and places the lives of five innocent women in jeopardy.
A young frontier couple put aside the grief of losing their infant son to extend a gift of friendship and help bring a joyous holiday to the Dakota wilderness in this sequel to the earlier "The Young Pioneers" (1976). A brief "Young Pioneers" series followed in April 1978.
In a pilot for a prospective series, Andy Griffith is cast against type in this crime drama as a prosecutor for the New York District Attorney's Office who connects a street mugging and murder to an organized crime chief and a crooked politician.
Two college coeds find their vacation drive across the country turning into a nightmare when one is attacked by a small-town sheriff and both are then beaten, degraded, and locked into a corrupt prison farm with no way to tell their parents or friends where they are.
A biographical dramatization of the life and times of the world-renowned illusionist and escape artist whose glittering career masked a deep obsession with the occult, culminated by a vow that he would one day speak from the beyond, a promise he made to his wife on his deathbed in 1926. Ruth Gordon
Two lonely people, both terminally ill, have a short-lived love affair, sharing a series of adventures in which they live out their childhood dreams. This film was called "Today Is Forever" for its theatrical showings overseas. Richard C. Glouner won an Emmy Award nomination for his cinematography.
Three bizarre stories with Karen Black playing four tormented women. In "Millicent and Therese" she is both a plain-looking woman, almost a recluse, and her amoral sister whom she taunts by revealing to her current boyfriend her past escapades. In "Julie" she is a sexually repressed teacher who is b
The Mark Twain perennial with freckle-faced Ron Howard and most of his family -- father Rance, mother Jean, brother Clint -- in this TV update of the classic. Previous Huck Finns on film were Lewis Sargent in 1919, Junior Durkin (1931) in the Jackie Cooper movie about Tom Sawyer, Mickey Rooney (1939
A heist comedy pitting a dogged retired cop against a dapper gangster and his cohorts who, with four million dollars in diamonds in their possession, use a cross-country bus to make their getaway.
A girl searching for herself becomes the object of an intense struggle between her parents and members of a religious commune.
A hard-driving executive induces three advertising men, seeking his business, to accompany him on a wild motorcycle trip into Mexico, jeopardizing their careers, their families and their lives.
The wife and former mistress of a tyrannical schoolmaster team up to murder him but he diabolically haunts them with his macabre influence following the baffling disappearance of his body. An exciting remake of Henri-Georges Clouzot's classic "Les Diaboliques" (France/1955).
A delightful adult comedy with a stellar cast dealing with the marital and business problems of a couple of middle-aged men who continue their night out with the boys even after the breakup of their Thursday evening poker game. Made in 1971 as a theatrical release, it was shelved for several years b
A romantic comedy about a divorcee who wakes up one morning to find her penniless ex-husband, his new wife, their eight-week-old baby and their lion-chasing dog camped on her doorstep looking for a place to call home for a while.
An amiable comedy about the determined efforts of a married couple to find a girl for their recently divorced best friend.
In this film one man decides to wage war against a gang of teenage punks besieging an affluent community. Based on a true incident, this story originally was titled "One Angry Man."
An inexperienced small-town sheriff is confronted with the mysterious deaths of the local senior citizens, an ingenious killer, and some very odd goings-on.
A black comedy about the trials of an ugly girl who undergoes plastic surgery and then takes revenge on those who have been mean to her through a series of bizarre killings.
A monster-chasing reporter finds himself searching Seattle for a killer whose grisly record seems to stretch back more than a century, making an appearance every twenty-one years. This sequel to "The Night Stalker" (1971) led to the near-cult "Kolchak" series (1974-75) that had Darren McGavin trying
A romantic comedy involving two divorced men who become friends and then secretly begin dating each other's ex-wives, causing even more complications than their original marriages did.
Seven people who arrive at an idyllic tropical resort after receiving a mysterious invitation find their dream of paradise turning into a hellish nightmare with little chance of escape.
A government agent tries to keep an extremist from decimating with stolen nerve gas a city where a political convention is underway in this suspense thriller that marked the directorial debut of surgeon-turned novelist Michael Crichton, adapting the book "Binary" which he had written under his pseud
A charming but somewhat larcenous widow attempts to snare a rich bachelor through a lonely hearts club, but her scheme boomerangs into a deadly cat-and-mouse game. This marked the TV-movie debut of both Rosalind Russell and Douglas Fairbanks Jr., and was sadly also Russell's last film role.
A flip, down-on-his-luck newspaper reporter stumbles across a modern-day vampire who is murdering Las Vegas showgirls, but he cannot convince his own editor, let alone the police, of the identity of the crazed maniac. The thriller that eventually spawned the regrettably brief series of the same name
This private-eye spoof, set in Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles in the late '40s, has a seedy, down-and-out detective and his partner, an erudite dwarf, being drawn by a voluptuous blonde into a missing persons case leading to murder.
Shaken by the death of his wife and the disappearance of his young sons while he spent four years in prison, a simple man tries to rebuild his life while searching for the missing boys.
A retired gangster has to pull off a hit when his daughter is kidnapped.
A white boy, raised by Apaches, goes out into the real world and finds a purpose in defending a stagecoach from an ambush by a gang of thugs.
Art Department (feature film)
He-Man goes on a quest to the land of Etheria taking a jewelled sword to a stranger. Once there, He-Man is captured by the captain of the Evil Horde army, who is known as Adora. But in fact, Adora is He-Man's lost twin sister who was kidnapped as an infant by the Evil Horde. Now the brother and sist
Film Production - Main (feature film)
Retired gangster Jimmy the Saint has been living the quiet life in Denver until, out of the blue, he is summoned to visit his ex-boss, The Man With The Plan. As Jimmy learns, The Man has both a plan and an offer he can't refuse: a lot of money to pull off a simple "action," scaring off the kid who's
A cop teams up with his mother to catch the killer from a murder she witnessed.
Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)
The Sultan of Turkey sends two spies to spy on Chris Columbus, a mapmaker with dreams of finding a new sea route to the gold-rich Indies. Financed by the king and queen of Spain, Columbus sets sail with a motley crew and a map in Hebrew translated by a dumb mariner. Losing their way, they end up the
Two terminally ill cancer patients escape from their hospital to experience one last fling.
A timid shop clerk discovers a plant from outer space that lives on blood.
Comedian Louis C.K. performs stand-up illustrated by original short films. Performances include a diabetic violinist; mime/magician, the Amazing Renaldo; a Jewish wrestler; obnoxious sports fan, High Energy Man; and an over-bearing mother who is convinced her son has some kind of repressed talent.
Celebrities and NHL alumni play a roller hockey game to benefit Big Brothers & Big Sisters.
Coverage of the Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards presentation from The Gaylord Entertaiment Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Live coverage of the America's Junior Miss pageant from Mobile, Alabama. America's Junior Miss is a scholarship program for high school girls, emphasizing poise, talent, scholastic achievement, interviewing ability and fitness.
Documentary that traces the development of uniquely American music genres during the 20th century, including blues, country, gospel, bluegrass, Cajun, zydeco, western swing, Tejano and Native American. Archival footage of the pioneers of this music, collected from more than 150 sources throughout th
Coverage of the TNN Country Music Awards presentation from the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Documentary that showcases the music of country artist Collin Raye.
Unconventional and compassionate, six maverick lawyers practice out of Hardesty House, a rundown beachfront home. The group isnn't afraid to take risks to clear the people who turn to them for help.
Bungling would-be desperados who advertise in the Medicine Bow Gazette for a new boss have their careers hilariously redirected when a spunky ten-year-old named Arthur applies for the job.
A two-part adventure in which a young boy named Zachary Dabble visits his madcap Aunt Daisy Dabble who owns a very unusual business--a magic factory.
A live-action comedy based on the classic comic book characters. A fortune-teller, pickle-flavored ice cream, and Lulu's overheated imagination are all part of a grand scheme to convince Tubby to work or face starvation.
Henry Cooper is a timid young insurance man who accidentally happens on a $1000 bill. His life is changed temporarily when he tells off his employer, makes plans to wed his sweetheart, and takes on the local establishment. Then, at the peak of his jubilant enthusiasm, he learns that his windfall is
Art Department (special)
A tribute to the late Minnie Pearl featuring country music stars performing at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium and the Grand Ole Opry House.
Costume-Wardrobe (TV Mini-Series)
A 12-part miniseries continuing Herman Wouk's epic two-volume saga which began with "The Winds of War." The first 17-hour installment begins one week after Pearl Harbor. The family of career naval officer Captain Victor "Pug" Henry is scattered around the globe. Pug and his son, Byron, are fighting
A seven-part miniseries set ten years after a hypothetical Soviet takeover of the United States. The story relates how the release of a political dissident from prison triggers strong reactions from his estranged family, his childhood friend (now a rising figure in the new regime), the leaders of th
An acclaimed, multi-award-winning production based on Lash's Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller, with the story of the Roosevelts, from early youth to FDR's death in 1945, told through the recollections of the widowed Eleanor. Chosen Outstanding Special (1975-76 season) in the Emmy Awards ceremony,
Dan Curtis' retelling of the all-time gothic horror classic, one of the favorite subjects among moviemakers. This was a two-parter shown in ninety-minute segments on successive nights as part of ABC's late-night "Wide World of Mystery" series.
Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)
Western set during the late 19th century when the territory of Wyoming was seeking statehood. Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader, clashes with fellow rancher Henry Ballard after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker Billy. When Judge Tolliver throws out Myrl's complai
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