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Cast (feature film)

1.
Last Dance, The (2000) as Helen Parker
Helen Parker, a retired high school teacher, is unexpectedly reunited with former student Todd Cope and winds up teaching him the value of living every day to the fullest.<P>Helen, a widow long retired from teaching, lives alone in a charming house brimming with books and small treasures from her ye
2.
Cab to Canada (1998) as Katherine Eure
Seventysomething Katherine Eure and thirtysomething cab driver Mike Donahue embark on a trip that changes their lives forever. The adventure begins when Katherine takes a cab to the funeral of a dear friend. Feeling the need to make every remaining moment of her life count, she tells Mike to keep dr
3.
Christmas Box, The (1995) as Mary Parkin
A family moves in with an elderly woman in order to care for her and ends up learning the true meaning of Christmas.
4.
Century Of Cinema, A (1994)
Documentary celebrating 100 years of moviemaking. Includes interviews with actors and directors.
5.
Only The Lonely (1991) as Rose Muldoon
A possessive mother tries desperately to keep her son from marrying.
6.
Red Pony, The (1973) as Ruth Tiflin
Peabody Award-winning color remake of the 1949 movie from the Steinbeck novella -- here without the Billy Buck character -- telling of a turn-of-the-century California farm family and the attachment of their sensitive young son to his horse after being unable to establish an understanding with his g
7.
Big Jake (1971) as Martha McCandles
A rancher leads the posse out to recover his kidnapped grandson.
8.
How Do I Love Thee? (1970) as Elsie Waltz
9.
The Rare Breed (1966) as Martha Price
A brave woman tries to breed her English bull with western cattle.
10.
The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (1965) as Moira
The children of an upper-class married woman and an Italian musician attempt to break off the affair.
11.
Spencer's Mountain (1963) as Olivia Spencer
A Wyoming farmer fights to build a better life for his oldest son.
12.
McLintock! (1963) as Katherine McLintock
A cattle baron fights to tame the West and his estranged wife.
13.
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962) as Peggy Hobbs
A husband and wife spend a holiday at the beach with their extensive family.
14.
The Parent Trap (1961) as Maggie McKendrick
Twins separated by divorce plot to bring their parents back together.
15.
The Deadly Companions (1961) as Kit Tilden
To make amends for killing a man, a Civil War veteran accompanies his corpse through dangerous territory.
16.
Our Man in Havana (1960) as Beatrice Severn
A salesman in Cuba takes up spying to support his spendthrift daughter.
17.
The Wings of Eagles (1957) as Minnie Wead
Biography of Frank "Spig" Wead, the pioneer aviator who turned to writing after being grounded by an accident.
18.
Lisbon (1956) as Sylvia Merrill
19.
Everything but the Truth (1956) as Joan Madison
Willie Taylor, small-town 4th-grade schoolboy, takes to heart his admired teacher's words about truthfulness, and repeats in public his uncle's remark about paying a kickback to the mayor. Result: principal Miss Dabney (a political appointee) suspends Willie from school, and teacher Joan Madison, up against a political machine, enlists amorous columnist Ernie Miller to turn Willie's case into a cause celebre...
20.
The Long Gray Line (1955) as Mary O'Donnell Maher
An Irish immigrant becomes one of West Point's most beloved officers.
21.
The Magnificent Matador (1955) as Karen Harrison
Maureen O'Hara as the spoiled, rich, American preditor who falls head-over-heels for the brooding, tormented, about-to-retire matador, Luis Santos (Anthony Quinn) who has inexplicably run away prior to a corrida that was to occasion the "alternativa" of a young, up-and-coming bullfighter (Manuel Rojas). The mystery is solved 94 minutes later, after Maureen has conquered Tony and Tony has saved Marueen's life by caping a toro bravo with his plaid horse blanket.
22.
Lady Godiva of Coventry (1955) as Lady Godiva
In 11th-century England, King Edward the Confessor wants saxon Lord Leofric to marry a despised Norman woman, and has him jailed when he refuses. In jail, he meets Godiva, the sheriff's daughter, and soon they are wed. The times are turbulent and Godiva proves a militant bride; unhistorically, unrest between the Anglo-Saxon populace and the increasingly influential Norman French lead to her famous ride.
23.
Fire over Africa (1954) as Joanna Dane
A lady spy infiltrates smugglers in Tangier.
24.
War Arrow (1953) as Elaine Corwin
Army Major Howell Brady is sent by Washington to end the Kiowa uprisings in Texas. Colonel Meade, who's in charge, resents both Brady's interference and his interest in beautiful Elaine Corwin, wife of a cavalry officer who disappeared on a scouting mission.
25.
The Redhead from Wyoming (1953) as Kate Maxwell
In Wyoming Territory, a range war is brewing between entrenched cattle barons and new settlers. Cattle king Reece Duncan is opposed by ambitious gambler Jim Averell, who imports his old flame, shapely saloon queen Kate Maxwell, and sets her up as an alternative cattle buyer. As matters build toward violence, Kate finds she's being taken advantage of. But her only potential ally in staving off carnage is seemingly mild-mannered sheriff Stan Blaine...who distrusts her.
26.
Against All Flags (1952) as Prudence "Spitfire" Stevens
A British officer must face off against the pirates of Madagascar.
27.
Flame of Araby (1952) as Princess Tanya
28.
The Quiet Man (1952) as Mary Kate Danaher
An Irish ex-boxer retires to Ireland and searches for the proper wife.
29.
At Sword's Point (1952) as Claire Athos
The children of the Three Musketeers swing into action against a traitor.
30.
Kangaroo (1952) as Dell McGuire
31.
Rio Grande (1950) as Mrs. Kathleen Yorke
A cavalry unit located on the Mexican border must control Indian uprisings.
32.
Tripoli (1950) as Countess D'Arneau
33.
Comanche Territory (1950) as Katie [Howard]
Silver has been found on comanche territory and the government accomplished a peaceful agreement with the indians. When James 'Jim' Bowie comes into the scene he finds the white settlers living near by planning to attack the indians although they know about that agreement and the beautiful Katie seems to play a leading role in this intrigue.
34.
A Woman's Secret (1949) as Marian Washburn
A retired singer takes on a protegee only to be betrayed by her.
35.
Bagdad (1949) as Princess Marjan
An Arabian princess tries to bring her father's killers to justice.
36.
Father Was a Fullback (1949) as Elizabeth Cooper
37.
The Forbidden Street (1949) as Adelaide [Culver]
A wealthy British woman in Victorian London marries an impoverished artist from the slums and becomes victimized by a blackmail plot.
38.
Sitting Pretty (1948) as Tacey King
An efficiency expert tries to prove his methods apply to child rearing.
39.
The Homestretch (1947) as Leslie Hale
A film that qualifies as a Travelogue Documentary in that it contains footage of world-famous race tracks such as England's Ascot, Palermo in South America, and Churchill Downs, Jamaica, Aqueduct, Hollywood Park, Santa Anita, Belmont, Hialeah, Arlington and Saratoga in the United States, and since it begins in London in 1938, the Coronation of the King. Jock Wallace (Cornel Wilde), an easy-going and rootless horse lover, is taken to task by Leslie Hale (Maureen O'Hara), who thinks he has swindled her Aunt Helen (Ethel Griffies) on the purchase of a horse. He finds out that she is engaged to Bill Van Dyke (Glenn Langan), a young diplomat, and follows her to London , entering the horse he acquired from Aunt Helen in the famed Ascot Gold Cup. Jock and Leslie fall in love and are married on a boat to South America. In Buenos Aires, Leslie is jealous of Kitty Brant (Helen Walker), an old flame of Jock's. Leslie wants Jock to settle down on his Maryland farm to raise and sell race horses, but he has too much gypsy in his blood and wants to follow the race-track circuit. They separate and he gives Leslie the horse that brought them together, and he hits the road. Leslie and old-time trainer "Doc" Ellbourne (James Gleason) then proceed to win race after race with the horse. Jock, contrite and converted, returns to his old homestead and begins training another horse. Will his horse beat her horse?
40.
Sinbad the Sailor (1947) as Shireen
The Arabian Nights hero sets off to find the lost treasure of Alexander the Great.
41.
The Foxes of Harrow (1947) as Odalie D'Arceneaux Fox
An Irish rascal and inveterate gambler uses his considerable skills at the gaming tables of New Orleans to become fabulously rich.
42.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) as Doris Walker
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
43.
Sentimental Journey (1946) as Julie Beck
An actress becomes fatally ill and adopts an orphan so that her husband will not be alone once she has died.
44.
Do You Love Me (1946) as Katherine Hilliard
A dean of a music school undergoes a transformation after she meets a swing bandleader.
45.
The Spanish Main (1945) as Francisca
Dutch rebels in the Caribbean turn pirate and kidnap the corrupt Spanish governor's bride-to-be.
46.
Buffalo Bill (1944) as Louisa Frederici Cody
This film follows the legendary story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, from buffalo hunter to wild west showman.
47.
The Fallen Sparrow (1943) as Toni Donne
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
48.
Immortal Sergeant (1943) as Valentine Lee
During WWII, a corporal in the desert reminisces about the love he left behind and faces uncertainty about his strength as a leader.
49.
This Land Is Mine (1943) as Louise Martin
A soft-spoken school teacher tries to prove he's not a Nazi collaborator.
50.
To the Shores of Tripoli (1942) as Mary Carter
A brash young Marine has to redeem himself after trying to romance a female officer.
51.
The Black Swan (1942) as Margaret Denby
When he's named governor of Jamaica, a former pirate sets out to clean up the Caribbean.
52.
Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942) as Carolyn Bainbridge
Among those who are fighting to have Congress re-establish the military academy at West Point in the beginning of the nineteenth century is a young Washington socialite, Carolyn Bainbridge (Maureen O'Hara). Congress resolves to revive the Academy on a one-year trial basis. Major Sam Carter (Laird Cregar), a martinet who doesn't believe a college can produce real fighting men, is made the Commandant, and determines to make soldiers - or failures - out of the small band of cadets, by enforcing stringent disciplinary action. Among the cadets are Howard Shelton (John Sutton), Carolyn's fiancee, and Dawson (George Montgomery), a Kentucky frontiersman. There is bad blood between the two from the start, and matters are worsened when Dawson falls in love with Carolyn. Many of the cadets resign, under the discouraging conditions and grueling punishment that is part of Carter's plan to make the school hard and the exercises difficult, and the number of cadets left is down to ten. Word arrives that the Indian chief Tecumseh (Noble Johnson) has gone on the warpath, and Carter is ordered to take part in quelling the rebellion, and to include the cadets along with the regular Bombadiers. Shelton, on patrol, is shot at by an Indian, and hot-headedly leaves his post in pursuit. Dawson leaves to bring him back followed by Major Carter who is captured by the Indians. Using tactics learned at West Point, the small band of cadets attack and demoralize the much larger Indian force, and succeed in rescuing Carter, and Dawson is wounded. Carter is grateful for the actions taken by the band, but says that Shelton and Dawson cannot remain as cadets since they had violated the rules by leaving their posts, and would be a bad precedent for future cadets. Carolyn has come to the Point to marry the unsuspecting Dawson, who thought she loved Shelton.
53.
How Green Was My Valley (1941) as Angharad [Morgan]
A Welsh mining family faces the struggles of life together.
54.
They Met in Argentina (1941) as Lolita O'Shea
An oil tycoon's representative finds love when he tries to buy a South American race horse.
55.
A Bill of Divorcement (1940) as Sydney Fairchild
Margaret Fairfield, whose husband Hilary has been in an insane asylum for twenty years, divorces him so she can remarry. But then Hilary, who was thought incurable, recovers and returns home. His return spells disaster for all concerned.
56.
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940) as Judy [O'Brien]
A ballet dancer and a burlesque queen compete for a wealthy suitor.
57.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) as Esmeralda
A deformed bell ringer rescues a gypsy girl falsely accused of witchcraft and murder.
58.
Jamaica Inn (1939) as Mary, his niece
A young woman on the British coast stumbles onto a ring of bloodthirsty scavengers.

Cast (special)

59.
9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, The (2003) as Presenter
Live coverage of the ninth annual Screen Actors Guild Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
60.
Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood (2001) as Interviewee
Documentary about the making of 20th Century Fox's 1963 film "Cleopatra," then the most expensive film of all time and the film that brought Elizabeth Taylor her first $1 million paycheck. The program includes rare footage, the film's original uncut trailer and interviews with those involved in the
61.
John Ford: An American Icon (1999) as Interviewee
Biography of filmmaker John Ford.
62.
Hayley Mills (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of actress Hayley Mills.
63.
John Wayne: The Unquiet American (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actor John Wayne.
64.
Roddy McDowall: Hollywood's Best Friend (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actor and photographer Roddy McDowall, who died of cancer on October 3, 1998.
65.
Perry Como's Irish Christmas (1994)
Singer Perry Como performs a varied program of Christmas carols, Irish songs and hits from his recording career in a concert from Dublin's Point Theatre.
66.
John Ford (1993) as Interviewee
A documentary about the life and career American film director John Ford.
67.
American Film Institute Salute to John Ford, The (1973)
The American Film Institute presents its first Life Achievement Award to director John Ford.
68.
Fabulous Fordies, The (1972)
A nostalgic tribute to America as it was the 1940s.
69.
Who's Afraid of Mother Goose? (1967) as Mother Goose
When William H. Berry, the head of the board of education, decides to ban Mother Goose as a bad influence on children, he is visited by the storybook lady and transformed into a young boy. The story relates Mother Goose's attempts to prove him wrong by taking him on a trip through her domain.
70.
Cry of Angels, A (1963) as Susanna Cibber
A dramatization of the life of George Handel, the German-born musician who became England's most celebrated composer.
71.
Spellbound (1962) as Constance Peterson
The story of a psychiatrist who tries to help a young amnesiac falsely accused of murder.
72.
Talent Scouts Program, The (1960) as Guest
The program showcases the talent discoveries of well-known celebrities.

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