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|Also Known As:||Died:||August 9, 2009|
|Born:||April 1, 1938||Cause of Death:||natural causes|
|Birth Place:||Kansas City, Kansas, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Two boys build a robot to straighten out a bad family situation - and dearly departed dad's spirit inhabits it.
Story about an endearing little girl who befriends a hulking and reclusive mountain man.
The true story of Richmond Flowers Jr who overcame illness, a physical handicap and the derision of his classmates because of his father's liberal views on integration, to become a world-class hurdler and football star.
A television movie capturing the romance and humor of the Old West in the story of a handsome U.S. marshal and his adventures with pretty women, colorful outlaws, and difficult horses.
A retired scout and Indian fighter joins forces with his estranged son to track down a murderous religious fanatic.
Singer Richie Valens fights family problems and bigotry to become a recording star.
A crimefighter operates out of a high-tech 18-wheel truck and tries to save a war veteran targeted for death by a corrupt small-town official.
After his girlfriend is kidnapped for ransom by warlords, a martial arts instructor sets out to rescue her.
The drama focuses on Sam Houston''s life before Texas'' independence, and his involvement in the Texas rebellion against Mexico, who was twice President of Texas, then its senator and governor.
A family adventure about a high-spirited group of youngsters living at a Marine air station who uncover a scheme to steal military equiptment, only to find that the authorities believe their discovery is just one more in a long line of pranks.
Sheriff Stella Stevens uses her wiles and the help of her three resourceful daughters -- one by each of her previous husbands -- to rope in a notorious desperado and a band of foreign revolutionaries in this light-hearted Western pilot to a prospective series.
It's 1893, and after their many years together, the outlaw gang led by Bill Doolin and Bill Dalton is about to disband. But when two teenage girls filled with the romance of being outlaws in the West show up, the gang is revived. Jenny and Annie help the men plan a series of robberies, but this new
Philo Beddoe lives with his crazy mother and his orangutan Clyde while trying to return to making a living as a bare-knuckle fighter. Philo is offered a contest with Jack Wilson who is the East Coast champion, and is sponsored by the Mafia. After Philo inadvertently saves Jack''s life, the match is in question, so the mob kidnaps Philo''s girlfriend to force him to go on with the fight, and Philo and Jack join forces against them.
The patriarch of a family-run logging and mining company struggles with hostile takeover attempts, union threats and sabotage.
A flashy private eye in Las Vegas searches for a runaway teenage girl and runs into a murder investigation in this pilot for the hit series that began in the fall of 1978.
A lighthearted Western pilot film about a peppery New England woman who goes west to seek her fortune by writing of her experiences, and the attractive widow of a cavalry officer, both of whom go in search of Billy the Kid, teaming up to outwit gamblers, bounty hunters, and rough-and-tumble lawmen.
A supernatural mystery involving an actual plane crash in December 1972 in the Florida Everglades and the subsequent legend growing from it about the recurring presence on other flights of the ghostly figure of its captain. For his photography, Howard R. Schwartz won an Emmy Award nomination.
A trucker and fist-fighter roams the valley with his pet orangutan.
An engaging saga of a teenage frontier lad who becomes a rider for the Pony Express in the Nebraska Territory shortly before the Civil War. An Emmy Award nomination went to this film as Outstanding Children's Special of 1977-78.
A tyrannical political kingpin in the southwest attempts to keep his young wife a virtual prisoner of his power and insane desire to dominate her, stripping her of her human and legal rights.
A peaceful farmer turns vigilante when soldiers murder his family.
Three unemployed Vietnam veterans are desperate for money and turn to bank robbery. Two of them are captured during their getaway,but the third man escapes with the money which he stashes in a mailbox. A bartender and a ditsy artist witness this. The bartender wants the money to pay off some gangsters and takes it. The artist is attracted to the veteran and decides to help him retrieve it from the bartender. Once the vet and the artist get the loot, they board an ocean liner and find that one of the passengers is the president of the bank that was robbed.
A housewife becomes the quarry of a psychopathic killer after she sees him shoot down a highway patrolman.
In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century. He escapes with 6 others to exact vengeance on Sam Burgade the lawman who not only captured him but was also responsible for the death of Provo's wife, at least in Provo's mind. Part of his plan is to kidnap Burgade's daughter, which prompts him to strap on his guns and go after him on horseback. Can Burgade who has been retired for sometime still have what it takes to track Provo down?
Two modern cowboys turn to rustling cattle.
A young drifter returns home to Key West and opens a fishing charter business. But this action starts a feud with a rival sea captain that proves to be a dangerous one.
Atmospheric private eye film set in the 1940s about a hotshot house detective and ex-cop who moonlights by chasing deadbeats and finds himself investigating the connection between an arrogant gambler''s murder and a beautiful film star''s jewel robbery.
The cheerleaders at Mesa University are not without their problems. Mary Ann is trying to get her unfaithful boyfriend to marry her. Lisa is having a affair with a married professor. Andrea is debating whether or not she should lose her virginity. The newest cheerleader, Kate, is a journalism studen
An American scientist, cast into the year 2133 through suspended animation, is captured and enslaved by a female-dominated society in the science fiction reworking by Gene Roddenberry of his "Genesis II" (1973).
The fact-based story of Virginia Hill, girlfriend of notorious Las Vegas gangster Bugsy Siegel, who was slain gangland style in 1947.
Loosely based on the Clark Gable/Lana Turner/Claire Trevor 1941 movie (at least the character names of the principals match), this light-hearted Western follows the exploits of two hapless con-men operating in the boom towns of the Old West.
An update of the oft-filmed "The Three Godfathers," previously made in 1916 with Harry Carey, repeating his role in John Ford''s 1919 version ("Marked Men"), in William Wyler''s 1929 adaptation ("Hell''s Heroes") with Charles Bickford, in Richard Boleslavski''s 1936 production with Chester Morris and Walter Brennan, and in John Ford''s Technicolor version with John Wayne in 1948, dedicated to Harry Carey. Three Civil War prisoners, fleeing from both Confederates and Apaches, risk their freedom and lives to aid a dying woman and become guardians of her newborn child.
Two Devil's Island prisoners devote all of their time to hatching escape plans.
Two con men hit the big time to take on a gangster in '30s Chicago.
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.
Officer Dan Gatlin, a single-minded, unorthodox cop with an affection for direct confrontation, is after a mobster who's trying to take over a microcircuit company. Gatlin is constantly reminded about his departure from the rules by Bonnie, a rookie cop assigned to him as partner.
The story of three pre-teen detectives and their attempts to recover two dognapped poodles.
Set in rural Missouri during the Depression, the drama focuses on a hunting accident and its effect on the three farm boys involved in it. The responsibilities and consequences of using a gun are emphasized in this "CBS Afternoon Playhouse" presentation.
The story, set in 1865, follows the adventures of Ian McGregor, a battle-weary Confederate soldier who brings his family to Big Bend, Tennessee, to begin a new life. In the pilot episode, the McGregors' new found peace is shattered when marauders attack and destroy their home.
The story of Eddie Krowder, a private detective who works out of Los Angeles and charges the very reasonable rate of $19.95 a day, plus expenses. In the pilot episode, Eddie tries to recover a large sum of money for a friend.
The program features dramatic adaptations of scenes from three famous novels: Jack London's "Call of the Wild," Mel Ellis' "Flight of the White Wolf," and Sterling North's "Rascal."
The story, set in Wyoming during the range wars between cattlemen and sheepherders at the turn of the century, follows the exploits of Fayette Randall, a mysterious figure who greatly resembles the Lone Ranger. In the pilot episode, Randall begins a vendetta against a man called the Captain, who mur
A second pilot for a potential series based on the many faces of love. Three stories are presented: "The Interview" depicts a verbal sparring match between an egotistical movie director and a probing TV commentator; "Margie Passes" tells of an effervescent teenage girl with an everlasting effect on
Film Production - Main (special)
A lonely man and an unhappily married woman "meet" over a phone sex line.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Three-part sequel to the "Lonesome Dove" miniseries that aired on CBS in 1989. With the death of his friend Gus, ex-Texas ranger Woodrow F. Call immerses himself in ranching on a grand scale.
A three-part miniseries about John Charles Fremont, the American adventurer, the free-spirited woman who impelled him to dare undreamt-of feats, and the young nation they helped to shape. The story begins in 1839 when Fremont is chosen to lead the trek into the Oregon Territory with the help of Kit
The dramatization of Alex Haley's chronicle of his family history from his ancestors' life in tribal Africa of the eighteenth century to their emancipation in the post-Civil War South became an overnight phenomenon the subject of educational programs as well as newspaper editorials that attracted, a
Veteran actor William Holden made his dramatic debut on TV in the role of Bumper Morgan, a twenty-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department on his last few days on the force before his retirement, and won an Emmy Award for his performance. The miniseries form as subsequently established bega
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Loosely based on the life of Jimmy Hoffa, this four-hour movie traces the rise of Tommy Vanda (played by Joe Don Baker) from Chicago dock worker to influential labor leader who, like Hoffa, eventually finds himself behind bars in a federal prison and later, not long after his parole, and again like
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