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Frank Stirn, moves with his family to become a barber for the American Army and POW camp at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, in the summer of 1944, but war still finds its victims even thousands of miles from the battlefields in rural America.
A White House butler serves seven American Presidents while observing and enduring the sweep of the Civil Rights movement and its impact upon his family.
On New Year's Eve, several couples and singles celebrate love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and fresh starts, in intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year.
After the failure of his career, his marriage, and his suicide attempt, world-class grouch Boris Yellnikoff, spends his days insulting the small children unfortunate enough to study chess with him and irritating his still-loyal friends with his never-ending tirades about the worthlessness of absolut
Connor Mead, a shameless ladies man, is visited by the ghost of his departed Uncle Wayne, whose goal is to restore Connor's lost faith in true love, requiring the services of the ghosts of Connor's jilted girlfriends.
A single, suburban dad tries to make ends meet as a security officer at a New Jersey mall. It's a job he takes very seriously, though no one else does. When Santa's helpers at the mall stage a coup, shutting down the megaplex and taking hostages (Paul's daughter and sweetheart among them), Jersey's most formidable mall cop will have to become a real cop to save the day.
Devastated when his fiancée Kate is killed on their wedding day, Henry reluctantly agrees to consult a psychic named Ashley at the urging of his sister Chloe. Despite his skepticism over her psychic abilities, Henry finds himself falling hard for Ashley, and vice versa. But there is a big snag. Ashl
The true story of the murders of Rob and Andy Kissel. Rob is a trustworthy family man, who is murdered by his wife one night while his three children are home. His brother Andy is a con man, always involved in get rich quick schemes, who's lifestyle leads to his demise.
Turaqistan is a country occupied by an American private corporation run by the former US Vice President. In an effort to monopolize the opportunities the war-torn nation offers, the corporation's CEO hires Hauser to kill a Middle Eastern oil minister. Now, struggling with his own growing demons, t
A modern day musical set on the streets of Dublin. It tells the story of a busker and an immigrant during an eventful week as they write, rehearse and record songs that reveal their unique love story.
Being king isn't for everyone--especially if you're a prickly ogre who smells like the shallow end of a swamp. When Shrek married Fiona, the last thing he wanted was to rule Far Far Away, but when his frogger-in-law, King Harold, suddenly croaks, Shrek is quickly fitted for the crown. Now, unless the reluctant would-be king can find a suitable replacement, he'll be royally screwed for the rest of his days. As if Shrek didn't have enough on his plate, Princess Fiona has another little surprise on the way. With his head spinning and his belly in knots, Shrek sets off on a quest to find the only other possible heir to the throne, Fiona's long-lost cousin Artie, an underachieving medieval high schooler. While the ogre is away, his old nemesis Prince Charming rears his handsome head and returns to the kingdom of Far Far Away with redemption on his shallow little mind. Even with Donkey and the ever-so-suave Puss-in-Boots by their side, it's going to take an ogre-sized effort--and a whole lot of help from Fiona and her band of princesses--for Shrek and Artie to save the day and find their own "Happily Ever After."
Erik, Ryan, and Cooze start college and pledge the Beta House fraternity, presided over by none other than legendary Dwight Stifler. But chaos ensues when a fraternity of geeks threatens to stop the debauchery and the Betas have to make a stand for their right to party.
Nobody used to notice Frank Lucas, the quiet driver to one of the inner city's leading black crime bosses. But when his boss suddenly dies, Frank exploits the opening in the power structure to build his own empire and create his own version of the American Dream. Through ingenuity and a strict business ethic, he comes to rule the inner-city drug trade, flooding the streets with a purer product at a better price. Lucas outplays all of the leading crime syndicates and becomes not only one of the city's mainline corrupters, but part of its circle of legit civic superstars. Richie Roberts is an outcast cop close enough to the streets to feel a shift of control in the drug underworld. Roberts believes someone is climbing the rungs above the known Mafia families and starts to suspect that a black power player has come from nowhere to dominate the scene. Both Lucas and Roberts share a rigorous ethical code that sets them apart from their own colleagues, making them lone figures on opposite sides of the law. The destinies of these two men will become intertwined as they approach a confrontation where only one of them can come out on top.
A bourgeois family slowly comes apart at the seams.
Out in California's San Fernando Valley, Isabel is trying to reinvent herself. A naïve, good-natured witch, she is determined to disavow her supernatural powers and lead a "normal" life. At the same time--across town--Jack Wyatt, a tall, charming actor is trying to get his career back on track. He sets his sights on an updated version of the beloved 1960's situation comedy "Bewitched," reconceived as a starring vehicle for himself in the role of the mere-mortal Darrin. Fate steps in when Jack accidentally runs into Isabel. He is immediately attracted to her and her nose, which bears an uncanny resemblance to the nose of Elizabeth Montgomery, who played Samantha in the original TV version of "Bewitched." He becomes convinced she could play the witch, Samantha, in his new series. Isabel is also taken with Jack, seeing him as the quintessential mortal man, with whom she can settle down and lead the normal life she so desires. It turns out they're both right--but in ways neither of them ever imagined.
Divorce mediators John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey are business partners and lifelong friends who share one truly unique springtime hobby--crashing weddings! Whatever the ethnicity of the wedding party--Jewish, Italian, Irish, Chinese, Hindu--the charismatic and charming duo always have clever back stories for inquisitive guests and inevitably become the hit of every reception, where they strictly adhere to their proven "rules of wedding crashing" to meet and pick up women aroused by the very thought of marriage. At the tail end of another successful season of toasting brides and grooms, Jeremy learns that the daughter of Treasury Secretary William Cleary and his wife, Kathleen, is getting married in what is sure to be the Washington D.C. social event of the year. After infiltrating the lavish affair, John and Jeremy quickly set their sights on two bridesmaids, Claire and Gloria Cleary. With the lavish reception in full swing, Jeremy works his game plan to perfection in seducing Gloria, but John's flirtation banter with Claire is unexpectedly impeded by her pompous, Ivy League boyfriend Sack. Having uncharacteristically fallen hard and fast for Claire, John convinces a resistant Jeremy to bend the crashing rules and accept an invitation to an extended weekend party at the Cleary family compound. Once at the palatial waterfront estate, John and Jeremy endure a multitude of comical mishaps at the hands of the dysfunctional members of the Cleary family, but also learn a few unexpected lessons about love and relationships.
In 1953, a time when women's roles were rigidly defined, free-spirited, novice art history professor Katherine Watson begins teaching at the prestigious all-female Wellesley College--which despite its academic reputation, is an environment where success is measured by 'how well' the students marry.
The comedic misadventures of buddies J.D. and Wayne, who begin to suspect that their best friend, Darren Silverman, is going to allow himself to be badgered into marrying Judith, a woman he doesn't love. They decide to reunite him with his long lost love from their school days -- even if they have to kidnap Judith to do it.
Workaholic wedding planner Mary Fiore is so devoted to her career that she doesn't have time to find a man. Things change, however, when Mary takes on a lucrative new client -- the ultra-rich Donnollys, to whom money is no object in regards to the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Fran. When Mary is victim to an unlikely accident involving a runaway dumpster during wedding preparations, she is literally and figuratively swept off of her feet by Steve Edison, a charming pediatrician -- who just happens to be the fiance of Fran Donnolly.
Frank Morrison wants what's best for his son. Since he and his wife Susan divorced a few years ago, their son Danny has been rebellious and troubled, with a history of lying. Frank and Susan love Danny dearly; they understand that beneath his defiant exterior lies an eleven year old boy who needs compassion, understanding and good parenting. Now everything is changing. Susan is about to become Mrs. Rick Barnes. A newcomer in town, Barnes has already made his mark as a wealthy philanthropist. He'll be able to give Danny things that Frank, a boatbuilder, simply can't. Struggling with jealousy, Frank has to admit that two parents at home might be just what Danny needs. When Danny starts telling Frank troubling stories about Rick Barnes, Frank is torn between refusing to believe his son, whose reputation for telling the truth has always been spotty, and considering the awful possibility that Barnes might be an altogether different person than he appears.
A business man struggles to adjust to the local cultural community when he becomes romantically involved with a serious theater actress.
A young woman joins ballet school in New York and falls in love with a famous ballet dancer.
An alien, sent to impregnate a human woman, learns to love and raise a family, prompting him to not want to return and exposing the alien invasion in the process.
A Rhode Island cop with split-personality disorder escorts a woman wanted by the police in upstate New York back to her home town, but, when he discovers she's really being set up for murder, he helps her flee back to the safety of his own jurisdiciton.
Twenty-four year old Carla Tate is a slightly mentally challenged young woman who, after years of special education at a private boarding school, has successfully transcended many of her limitations--except for that of her over-protective mother, Elizabeth. When Carla graduates and returns home with dreams and ambitions, her need for personal fulfillment begins to express itself in ways her mother is unable to accept. When she falls in love for the first time, Carla defies her mother in order to prove that despite all appearances she has the capacity to be a responsible adult, worthy of love and being loved. Embarking on a journey of self-discovery, Carla and her boyfriend Danny set out together to find answers to some of life's toughest challenges, and prove that sometimes, an ordinary life can be an extraordinary achievement.
A columnist fired by his editor/ex-wife for being too chauvinistic tries to redeem himself by chasing a story on spec about a woman who habitually jilts her fiances. The writer falls for his subject, who suffers from an identity crisis.
Set in Paris in the mid 1800's, an embittered, jealous, and scheming woman seeks to ruin and disgrace the members of her family.
As the story of the Cortino family unfolds over nearly a century, young and innocent Vincenzo Cortino is driven from his home in Sicily and forced to swim to America. There he grows up to become the infamous patriarch of a powerful crime family. However, in his twilight years Vincenzo realizes the r
Two cousins battle when one wins $500,000 at an Atlantic City slot machine with change borrowed from the other. Brain surgeon Evan reckons that he is owed half the cash, while Richie argues it is his. Then Evan tells his cousin that he has an inoperable brain tumor - a joke that has far reaching con
Bob has been attracted to his college roommate, Brendan, for five years. They meet again at the nuptials of one of their old classmates. Brendan has arrived with his marriage-minded girlfriend Sarah and Bob has a vacuous hunk in tow from a soap he has been writing for. Bob and Brendan finally get to
Professor Phillip Brainard is a man so lost in thought that he appears, at times, not to pay attention. He's even forgotten two dates to marry his sweetheart Sara. But then this guy's got a lot on his mind. He's working with his high-voltage, over-amorous flying robot assistant, Weebo, on an idea for a substance that's not only a revolutionary new source of energy, but may well be the salvation of his financially troubled Medfield College, where his beloved Sara is the president. Late on the afternoon of his third attempt at a wedding, all of Professor Brainard's hard work in the lab comes together when he creates a miraculous goo that when applied to any object--cars, bowling balls, even people--enables them to fly thorugh the air at remarkable speeds. The stuff defies gravity and looks like rubber.
A man impersonating Carol Brady's first husband schemes to get his hands on a priceless family heirloom. Questions then arise about the legality of Mike and Carol's marriage, and the relationship between the Brady brothers and sisters. As Carol is torn between her two "husbands," Mike struggles to hold the family together and Alice cooks more meatloaf.
Once a renowned cellist in the August Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, middle-aged bachelor, Frantisek Louka, now plays funerals at the city crematorium. Occupied by the Russians, Prague is on the eve of the 1989 Velvet Revolution. Louka has no idea that more than political change abounds. The personal
This inspirational celebration of the lunacy and levity of life follows two of the most captivating characters you've ever met, who comically and heroically tilt at the injustices around them. Nat and Midge meet regularly in Central Park, but at first glance you might not know why. Nat is a feisty,
Set in a run-down quarter of Marseilles, the tale of an extended family of struggling friends who band together against adversity--particularly, economic hardship.
A 19th-century lawyer risks his place in society when he falls in love with his fiancee''s married cousin.
Wayne and Garth continue to host their late-night cable-access TV show, but the former yearns to accomplish something more with his life. Suddenly, a vision comes to him--he'll stage a marathon rock concert known as Waynestock!
Adam is so afraid of getting married that he abandons his bride-to-be, gives up sex, and journeys to the desert in search of the ultimate truth. Meanwhile, Peter, the only friend who truly understands Adam, tries to help him find the road to enlightenment. Along the way they meet some outrageous cha
Five teen-aged Canadian girls offer radically different views regarding pre-marital sex, education, parents, feminism, drugs and alcohol, and their futures.
The fantasies of a trio of friends turns into a deadly game.
Free-spirited Robin has landed in prison. In the hope of getting an early parole, she seduces and marries a good-natured carpenter.
An aging piano teacher fights to hold on to her star student.
An innocent man offers to abibi for his boss' sexy wife, who witnessed an assault from his bedroom window. This apparently simple gesture snowballs into a web of crime and duplicity in this attractive and suspenseful Hitchcock.
Library worker(Reinhold), filling in for policeman friend at rehearsal for a dance recital, falls in love with female cop.
Cassie was very sad and lonely. When she got pregnant, her boyfriend Billy left her. Cassie finally gave the baby up for adoption, a choice she regretted, and attempted suicide several times. She is working unhappily at her job in a bar in the small town of Buckeye when a Los Angeles theater group a
Three couples find their relationships tested during a country weekend.
A concentration camp survivor resettles in New York City but can?t escape her past.
Mari and Jeff Thompson are happily married, until the experience of seeing all of their friends divorcing makes them obsessive about keeping their marriage together. This new insecurity about the stability of their union is made worse when they meet Barbara and Jeff finds himself attracted to her. A
Recent midwestern high school graduate Dave is obsessed with bicycle racing. His dream is to compete in the Italian races someday and his immersion in all things Italian is driving his father crazy. Dave and his three best friends fight with the local college kids who look down on them for being "townies." When the Italian bicycle team comes to their town to race, Dave is disillusioned by their snobbery and the dirty tricks they use to win. So Dave drops his Italian identity and he and his friends enter the university's bike race and compete with their college student rivals.
The teenage girl is first seen confessing and warned about having any impure thoughts or feelings. Her family has boarders and one day a young man moves in and they fall in love. He is trying to get a divorce but is denied by local church people. They live together after he is wounded in a duel, and then he takes off for Rome to get a divorce. She has a child and drowns it. She hears that he has been imprisoned in Rome so she goes there only to find out that he has been released. In her wanderings through France and Germany she finds out that her lover has married a rich woman and has went back to Poland. She gets involved with two con men who use her to trap the nobleman. She kills him when they are making love then she runs off and sinks into prostitution back in the old country. She is helped by an utopian rich man but the con men reappear, trying to use her as a lead to her old lover. She tries to warn him and is killed.
Stig and Marta are a young married couple who play together in the same Swedish orchestra. He is ambitious and idealistic, but she is more somber and contemplative.
Musical genius Franz Liszt betrays his lover to court a married princess.
A ballerina becomes a gambler's lucky charm.
A doctor and his bored wife seek romance outside their marriage.
A cynical songwriter upsets the lives of three musical sisters.
The highly fictionalized story of Nellie Melba, Australian-born soporano who rose to operatic fame in the latter part of the 19th century and who had a desert and form of dry toast (true) named after her. In her film debut, the Metropolitan opera's Patrice Munsel, plays the title role in a film that primarily strings together eight excerts from well-known operas as well as one or two lighter numbers and a montage of famous opera personalities featuring the chorus of the Covent Garden Opera and members of the Sadler Wells Ballet. The story follows the career of Melba from the time she left her father's Australian cattle ranch and a suitor to travel to Paris to get her voice training, and picks up another suitor. She debuts in Brussells and is a smash hit followed by international fame. The suitor from Australia shows up in Monte Carlo, marries her and soon is cast in the role of "Mr. Melba" until he can take it no longer and returns to Australia, while Melba decides her voice belongs to the world and sadly goes on alone.
Five stories reveal O. Henry''s gift for the surprise ending.
In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, Doris conspires with Larry to turn her father's opera melodies into popular songs. Alfred, reluctant but needing cash, adopts the pen name Fred Fisher. Affluence results, but when Alfred realizes his opera is vanishing bit by bit, he wants to bring the career of "Fred Fisher" to a halt...
After smuggling Jewish refugees into pre-Israel Palestine, a freighter captain becomes embroiled in the conflict.
A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy neurotic.
A conductor means to destroy the career of a former student, pianist Myra Hassman. Showing no mercy, he conspires to ruin her even as she wrestles with Rachmaninoff at Carnegie Hall.
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.
A dean of a music school undergoes a transformation after she meets a swing bandleader.
J. P. Courtney wants to update the music on the radio program he sponsors, but his wife, Agatha Courtney, is the final authority and addicted to the classics and won't allow him to replace Professor Bistell and his symphonic orchestra. Conspiring with his daughter Sue and her friends, Marvo the Great, the Andrews Sisters, Anne Payne and bandleader Woody Herman, they devise a sabotage plot that gets rid of Professor Bistell, and a new sound is soon heard on the program.
To finance her husband's career, a married woman courts an eccentric millionaire.
A millionaire helps a pretty lady violinist with her career.
A runaway tries to help the students at a school for musical prodigies.
Shakespeare's classic about two pairs of lovers and an amateur actor who get mixed up with fairies.
A bond thief, a private eye and a drunken reporter wreak havoc on an ocean voyage.
A young innocent masters the decadent ways of Imperial Russia in order to reign as Catherine the Great.
Bunuel's first feature has more of a plot than Un Chien Andalou, but it's still a pure Surrealist film, so this is only a vague outline. A man and a woman are passionately in love with one another, but their attempts to consummate that passion are constantly thwarted, by their families, the Church and bourgeois society.
Music director Kurt Masur and guest soloist Dame Kiri Te Kanawa headline the broadcast of the opening night of the New York Philharmonic's 2000-2001 season from Lincoln Center.
Tina Packer, artistic director of Shakespeare & Company, joins forces with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra to explore music inspired by the Bard. Audiences see performances of scenes from Shakespeare's plays followed by the music they inspired.
Concert telecast of a performance by Disney's Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra from Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City. Features 82 young musicians between the ages of eight and 13 from across the United States and England, chosen from live auditions in New York, Houston, Chicago and
Profile of celebrated 19th century composer, conductor and music performer, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.
Highlights of annual music festival honoring the late cellist and conductor Pablo Casals.
Performance of the New York Philharmonic with 13-year-old violinist Sarah Chang and conductor Kurt Masur. Includes interviews with the performers, a music historian and a violin instructor.
Live presentation of the commencement to Lincoln Center's 29th annual Mostly Mozart music festival.
The Chamber Music Society celebrates its 25th season in a live concert from Lincoln Center.
Concert of music by Mozart and Mendelssohn telecast live from Lincoln Center in New York City.
A performance documentary on the newly formed orchestra of young musicians, Miami's New World Symphony, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas.
A performance taped earlier in 1987 at the Union Congregational Church in Upper Montclair, New Jersey, featuring the New Jersey Chamber Music Society and the internationaly acclaimed Tokyo String Quartet.
In a performance at Orchestra Hall in Chicago, maestro Sir Georg Solti conducts the Chicago Symphony in a concert of music by Mendelssohn.
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