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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 13, 1987|
|Born:||November 22, 1924||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Kirksville, Missouri, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
In Chicago during the Depression, an African-American man named Bigger Thomas is trying to improve his station in life through his job as chauffeur to a weathly white family. In addition to bossing Bigger around, the family's daugther also routinely make advances to him. One evening when she is drun
Farrah Fawcett again got critical acceptance as a serious actress for her portrayal here of the real-life Beate Klarsfeld, a German Protestant housewife who, with the encouragement and support of her Jewish law student husband, Serge, began an unrelenting campaign (continuing to the present) to brin
Idealistic Franny is a teenager who wants to do good in the world. While volunteering at a shelter for disadvantaged girls, she finds that her privileged background is met with skepticism and hostility. When she does start to be effective, she realizes that she has been changed by the experience herself.
An aging woman escapes her controlling family to visit her childhood home.
Doctor Frankenstein builds the perfect woman to be the mate of the grotesqued Viktor. Doctor Frankenstein soon lives to regret creating a woman for Viktor.
A top Russian ballet dancer, who defected to the US, crash lands back in his own country. The KGB throws him in Siberia to live with an American expatriate and his Russian wife as a way of convincing him to stay in his homeland.
In her TV-movie debut, Jane Fonda stars as an illiterate Kentucky woman who uproots her children to follow her husband to Detroit during World War II, where he has found work as a mechanic, and tries to adjust to a new way of life by utilizing her natural talents as a wood carver. Susan Cooper and H
Michael Learned finds that her life in a small Kansas town and those of her mother (Geraldine Page) and her daughter (Rosanna Arquette) are thrown into turmoil with the unexpected return of her drifter husband (Frederic Forrest) after seven years in prison. The drama is played out against the prepar
In an Italian-American enclave of New York's Greenwich Village, a young man struggling to make it contends with his dim-witted cousin and sidekick whose botched get rich-quick schemes get them in trouble with the local mob.
Harry has a rich and eccentric who is fighting with the Internal Revenue Service over a mistake they made on her taxes, insisting that the elderly women pay $190,000. Before the conflict is resolved, his aunt dies and Harry blames the IRS for her death. He takes up the fight for his late aunt, and a
A writer, a waitress, a nun and other motorists land in a desperate Florida mayor's tourist trap.
Three sisters fight to adjust to their parents'''' divorce and their father''''s re-marriage.
Bernard and Bianca, of the Rescue Aid Society (a mouse organization) receive a message in a bottle from an orphaned girl who appears to have been kidnapped by Madame Medusa, a selfish woman who has no qualms about using children for her own purposes. The two mice go off to Devil's Bayou to attempt to rescue the little girl.
A dramatization of the true-life relationship between 1973 Heisman Trophy-winning football star John Cappelletti and his brother, Joey, stricken with leukemia. Director Lou Antonio and writer Jerry McNeely both received Emmy Award nominations.
Tod Hackett, a new arrival to Los Angeles and aspiring art director, is trying to make it in Hollywood in the late 1930's. He soon finds himself increasingly infatuated with his mysterious neighbor, Faye, a wanna-be starlet with possibly devious motives of her own. As Tod is drawn deeper into th
A cryogenics tale about a woman's re-emergence after being frozen for more than thirty years following her death from rheumatic fever -- and facing her now aged husband (Walter Pidgeon), her neurotic grown daughter (Vera Miles) and her confused son (Mike Farrell).
Eric is a hippie who goes to a Mennonite town in Pennsylvania for a funeral and finds a way of life that he did not know existed. Intrigued by the lifestyle and attracted to a girl named Hazel, Eric finds himself undergoing a religious conversion.
A fun-loving bachelor woos and weds a secretary, but the bonds of this marriage aren't strong enough to stop his philandering from continuing.
A professional rodeo rider tries to pick up the pieces after eight years in prison.
Near the end of the Civil War, wounded Yankee soldier John McBurney is close to death when he is rescued by a twelve-year-old girl from a Louisiana boarding school. As John recovers, he begins to charm the girls, becoming the object of their awakening sexuality and jealousy runs rampant. After he rejects the headmistress of the school for a younger girl, John falls down the stairs breaking his leg, which eventually must be amputated. John begins to drink, and his behavior alienates both teachers and students. He makes an attempt to reform, but it is too late, as the headmistress and girls have decided to solve their problem by feeding him poison mushrooms.
A woman signs on as housekeeper in the home where her friend disappeared.
"Miriam": Miss Miller has spent her life as a governess for children in some of the most fashionable homes in New York. She is shocked one day to learn that one of her "babies" is expecting a baby of her own and rejects Miss Miller's offer to be the nurse for the forthcoming child. That night, Miss Miller meets Miriam, a strange young girl who resembles Miss Miller when she was a child. Miriam, critical of everything Miss Miller has or does, constantly taunts her about a loveless existence, leading to a violent confrontation and chilling denouement. "Among The Paths To Eden": Mary O'Meaghan, a spinster, strikes up a conversation in a Queens, New York cemetery with a widower who is putting flowers on his deceased wife's grave. After establishing a modest rapport, Mary reveals to the bemused man that she had come to the graveyard specifically looking for a lonely widower, inasmuch as a friend of hers had found two husbands in a cemetery. "A Christmas Memory": As Christmastime approaches in rural Alabama, a young boy and his best friend, an elderly woman distantly related to him, prepare for the holiday by gathering ingredients for their annual batch of fruitcakes for 'people who've struck our fancy'. On Christmas Eve, they talk with great anticipation of the next day, but underneath is the sad, almost unspoken knowledge that the boy is growing up and his cousin is getting older and more frail.
A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young men around town all fear him. Wouldn't you fear a father-in-law that keeps alligators for pets and teaches boxing at his daily Bible classes? Cordelia decides to run off to boarding school and promptly finds the man of her dreams. Unfortunately, his family doesn't approve of Biddle's outrageous antics, either. A Disney musical punctuated by snappy songs and an energetic debut by Tommy Steele. This is reportedly one of the last live- action films Walt Disney personally oversaw.
A young man moves to New York City and falls for a cold-hearted beauty.
A middle-aged postmistress falls for an engaged man during a convention in New York.
Man finds trouble when he brings young bride back to his New Orleans home.
A young gigolo returns to his southern hometown in search of the lost love of his youth.
A small-town spinster''''s repressed love for the local rebel spells danger.
An Army man takes a widow and her son under his wing in Apache territory.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
Vashti Blue, a struggling actor, takes out her frustrations via the telephone, making prank calls from her apartment.
A adaptation of Mark Twain's classic tale of the adventures of the runaway boy, Huckleberry Finn.
A special that highlights Warner Brother's half-century contribution to animated art. Included among the "guest stars" are familiar animated characters such as Bugs Bunny himself, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Porky Pig, the Roadrunner, Yosemite Sam, and Tweety Bird. Comments by live guest stars are inter
A silver-tongued evangelist with a call-in radio show must confront his past when his mother and a mysterious caller bring back painful memories.
This sweeping Civil War saga that took eight hours to unfold (over three nights), adapted from historian Bruce Catton's book, has an all-star cast winding its way through fact and fiction, covering the period from 1859 to the Lincoln assassination. The two leads are Stacy Keach as the fictional Jona
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