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Profiles legendary Hollywood screenwriter and acclaimed novelist A I 'Buzz' Bezzerides, who quickly became known as 'the King of Noir'. Graylisted during the McCarthy era, 'Buzz' was one of many talents to suffer from the industrial-style practices of the 'dream factory' in which writers were regard
Journey that follows the art work of known actors, musicians, athletes and politicians from a blank piece of paper to an auction exhibit profiting art school programs around the country. Along the way experts will critique the art work including a second grade student, a famous artist, and a psychol
A group of children is watching a puppet play, when some of them are drawn into the drama. Hermia is in love with Lysander, but her father wants her to marry Demetrius. To escape the arranged marriage, she and Lysander elope into the woods they have seen in the theater. Demetrius follows them, follo
To most people, Joe is a myth and a legend; a huge gorilla, a sacred guardian and defender of the natives of a small African village. To his only friend Jill, he is a protector and companion. Together they are the only family each has had since their respective mothers were killed by poachers 20 years ago. Now, when zoologist Gregg O''Hara, who is exploring the remote Pangani Mountains in Central Africa, comes upon the awesome 15-foot gorilla, he and Jill rescue the strong yet innocent creature from human predators by moving him into safety of a California animal conservancy. However, Joe is not safe for long. His notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past... a ruthless hunter who eager to steal Joe for his unique value on the endengered species black market. Feeling threatened and confused in his man-made confines, Joe finally escapes. As this powerful force of nature attempts to traverse the metropolis of Los Angeles, he leaves a trail of destruction and chaos in his wake.
Set in the Old South, a tale which centers on the untold secrets of the aristocratic Turbane household--the ruling family in the small Mississippi town of Somerville.
Biographical documentary of actor Burt Lancaster.
Based on the life of Marilyn Monroe told from the perspective of Robert Slatzer, her reputed husband of a few days in 1952.
After fifteen years in prison, a man seeks vengeance on the family that put him there.
Comedy about upper-crust Beverly Hills children.
A television movie about two has-been detectives. A private eye is coaxed out of retirement to help rescue the kidnapped granddaughter of a crook he sent to San Quentin 25 years before.
An adventure movie about a family that becomes virtually indestructable. Every son thinks his father is indestructable and Eric Wilder's dad really is. Eric's dad Jeffrey's super human gift is noticed after he is exposed to a mysterious gas. Since Jeffrey is now a man that no one can destroy or kill
The Pig has a plan to eradicate some people with a freeze bomb that instantly freezes people to death. It is up to Detective Ash to stop him and protect the woman with the secret to the ice bomb embedded in a microdot under the skin of her forehead.
This drama depicts the lives of an all-star cast prior to their involvement in a massive thirty-nine-car crash on a southern California freeway over a holiday weekend.
A lawyer, avenging his wife''s death, corrals the lawless in western towns.
Re-issued in 1964 as "Trouble At Sixteen" by Cinema Associates as part of a double-bill with "Girls Town" (now called "The Innocent and the Damned" and a rather descriptive title considering the cast), this film takes place at an exclusive military academy on Sabre Island (played by Catalina Island) attended by rich young delinquents who think money puts them above the law. Enter Steve Conway (Mickey Rooney) there to investigate the death of his son, whom he has been told died in an accident. The Mick is quickly in five feet of trouble (over his eyebrows) when he is met with hostility by the school's commandant, Major Redfern Kelly (Dan Duryea) and the latter's sweetheart-secretary Jennifer Evans (Terry Moore); intimidated by the cadet drill instructor, Vince Perley (Christopher Dark) and the P.E. instructor Hack Marlow (Richard Jaeckel); attempts are made on his life by a cadet trio known as "The Three Beasts", and he is trapped in a three-against-one fight with rifles, although memory fails as to just where Rooney came up with his rifle. Just to keep him tested there is a big-speedboat vs. small-motor boat (Rooney's craft of course) chase in shark-infested waters. That comes right after he makes a startling discovery when he talks to his son's former roommate Chip Hastings (Warren Berlinger).
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 hard-drinking drifter tries to claim a deceased cattle baron''''s estate.
High school students enter a fictional woman''s name into a contest, when that name is drawn hilarity ensues.
Small-town scandals erupt when a repressed woman deals with her daughter''''s move into adulthood.
A wealthy, bigoted Southerm man enters the service shortly after Pearl Harbor and learns some lessons about racism and survival from an aging sharecropper.
When a journalist dies, his brother takes up his investigation of a smuggling ring.
A greasy spoon diner provides a base for a spy smuggling nuclear secrets.
A tycoon anonymously sponsors a French girl's college education.
A half-Indian, half-British soldier is given command of a native fighting unit by the ruling British to squelch the uprisings of a rebellious guerilla group.
Love brings together two families of rival sponge fishers.
A mismatched couple's marital problems come to the surface when the husband develops an interest in their pretty boarder.
A TV station receptionist tries to make her boyfriend a singing star only to lose him to the sponsor''''s daughter.
A 19th-century con artist flees to the wilds of Florida to elude the law.
A gambler faces deportation when he gets mixed up with murder.
Brandy Kirby (Lizabeth Scott ) and crooked Lawyer Vincent Mailer (Alexander Knox) plan to rob William (Griff Barnett) and Maida McIntyre (Virginia Brissac) by producing a convincing double for their long-lost son. Brandy charms gambler Lefty Farrell (Edmond O'Brien) into impersonating the missing son. Kathy (Terry Moore), the McIntyre's niece, who likes Lefty, introduces him to the McIntyres who soon become convinced he is their son, but the old man refuses to change his will. Lefty balks at killing McIntyre and exposes Mailer's attempted swindle. Brandy and Lefty end up together as "two of a kind."
A squirrel becomes the guardian angel for an impoverished family.
A fledgling magician and his girlfriend get mixed up with bank robbers.
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
An heiress discovers her racehorse is the reincarnation of her rich uncle, back to win the Kentucky Derby.
Musical remake of Ah, Wilderness!, about a small-town boy's struggles with growing up.
American-International did not invent the juvenile delinquents-jalopies-reckless driving-hot rodders-build it at home-chicken playing genre of movies. PRC and Monogram started churning them out in the mid-forties as part of their let-this-be-a-lesson-to-you genre, preceded by the zoot-suiter and jitter-buggers films, which was better than the social guidance films teen-agers were being overdosed on at school. PRC did at least use card-carrying members of SAG. This one is a sermon against speeding, and Darryl Hickman has it brought straight home to him when he side-swipes a car and causes a collision in which his best friend is killed---the fate of all best friends in juvenile-theme movies including "Rebel Without a Cause"--- and his mother is injured. Lots of lecturing precedes and follows.
Fred J. Johnson (Lloyd Corrigan) scores a hole-in-one but his next drive, using the lucky, initialed golf ball, soars out of bounds and lands near a spot where some counterfeiters are burying a murder victim. Then begins a series of events in which he is hounded and threatened by the killers. The consequences of his not reporting what he saw to the police lead to a climax in which is daughter is held hostage by the crooks.
The beloved collie goes to war to help the resistance in occupied Norway.
A mother and wife struggle to cope while her husband is off serving in World War II.
Writer (feature film)
Comedy about upper-crust Beverly Hills children.
Producer (feature film)
Comedy about upper-crust Beverly Hills children.
Assistant Direction (feature film)
A wandering holy man and inspirational guru, G is targeted by a slimy home shopping network executive to sell products on the air. The executive, Ricky, is on his last warning from his ratings-hungry boss and hopes that G can convey the message, that in today's world, shopping by television can be a
Film Production - Main (feature film)
A young boy is the sole survivor after a plane crashes in the woods, and with hatchet in hand, he must find his way out.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
The relationship between Walt Whitman and a female doctor at an insane asylum in 1880s Canada.
Annual online and live telecast of the auctioning of 49 lots of movie memorabilia from Hollywood's leading men. The auction helps support the efforts of the film preservation festival.
Archival footage traces the legendary tycoon''''s attempts to conquer Hollywood and its most beautiful women.
Biographical documentary of actor Tyrone Power.
Two-part documentary exploring the history and future of Las Vegas, Nevada. Part 1, entitled "Gamble on the Desert," chronicles the early history of Las Vegas. Part 2, "House of Cards," picks up in the late 1950's and traces the decline and subsequent rebirth of the downtown area.
Actors, directors, producers, composers and screenwriters relate anecdotes and share reminiscences about the Golden Age of Hollywood.
A tribute to the soldiers in greasepaint; the many members of show business who gave their services and time to the USO overseas during World War II and the Korean War.
Film Production - Main (special)
Adaptation of Emily Bronte's novel "Wuthering Heights." Two generations of the Earnshaw and Linton clans fall under the domination of the mysterious Heathcliff.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
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Casting (TV Mini-Series)
Film Production - Construction/Set (TV Mini-Series)
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