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Director (feature film)
In the Roaring Twenties, a murderess tries to turn her trial into a ticket to fame.
Cast (feature film)
In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncove
Lara Brennan (Elizabeth Banks) is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. She was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John (Russell Crowe) would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there''s no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family, especially her son, gets to her, John decides to break her out.
Tyler Gage has grown up all his life on the rough streets of the city and he knows he''s unlikely to ever make it out of there. But after a brush with the law lands Tyler with a community service gig at the city''s Maryland School of the Arts, everything changes. That''s when he meets Nora, the school''s prima ballerina, an alluring diva who is desperately searching for someone to replace her injured partner before the school''s all-important Senior Showcase. Spying Tyler''s moves, Nora can''t help but notice he''s got a raw but natural gift. She decides to take a chance on Tyler, but as they begin to train, the tension between them, and their polar opposite backgrounds, skyrockets. The only thing standing between Tyler and the void are his dreams of making it off the streets--and the only thing standing in the way of Nora''s obviously brilliant future is the Senior Showcase. Now, with everything on the line, Tyler will have just one performance to prove to Nora, and to himself, that he can step up to a life for larger than he ever imagined.
Jerry Ferro's 40th birthday has brought his life into sharp relief and it's not a pretty picture. A once-promising amateur boxer--who quit so he wouldn't risk his perfect record of underachievement--Jerry has been knocking around from one construction job to another and spinning his wheels in an uns
Telefilm based on the true story of two brothers torn apart by a tortured family legacy and brought together by the notorious 1977 execution of convicted killer Gary Gilmore as the eyes of the world looked on. Set in the days prior to his execution, the telefilm examines the relationship between Gar
Minute-by-minute account of the moments leading up to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, from the perspective of Lincoln and his murderer, John Wilkes Booth. On April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln met with his cabinet and signed an executive order lifting the blockade of the South. That evening, he took wife Mary Todd Lincoln to see a new play, "Our American Cousin," at Ford''s Theatre in downtown Washington. While watching the play, he was shot and mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth, an actor and Southern patriot. Also recreates Booth''s dash for freedom and the showdown that ended in his death.
Bobby Bishop, a major player in Washington, D.C., begins his day as the most trusted advisor to the President of the United States and within hours, is hunted down by a ruthless professional killer determined to carry out a covert mission. Bishop finds himself running for his life in a maze of chaos and confusion. Trusting no one, other than his mentor Jack Conrad, and his former girlfriend Amanda Givens, Bishop uncovers a terrifying conspiracy and finds himself caught up in the machinations of a plot that threatens the very foundation of our government.
Suzanne Stone is a small town girl with a dream--to become a famous TV personality--a dream that becomes a nightmare when ambition turns into obsession. Disillusioned with her marriage to Larry, she immerses herself in the pursuit of her career and manages to talk her way into a job at the local TV station. She decides to produce a documentary about kids and enlists the help of three teenagers who seem to have little hope for the future: Jimmy, Russell, and Lydia. Together, they form a powerful and dangerous bond which threatens to blow the lid off their seemingly idyllic suburban life forever.
This sequel finds the members of the championship Cleveland Indians team headed towards finishing the season in last place after their off-season meanderings render them out-of-shape failures on the field.
A law student stumbles on evidence behind the assassination of two Supreme Court justices.
A defense attorney finds herself doubting her client''s innocence as he manipulates his way into both her business and personal lives.
A paralyzed law student is given a specially trained monkey to help him recuperate. Due to a mind-enhancing drug the two begin to share a telepathic bond, and the monkey starts carrying out the student's subconscious evil desires.
Residents of a blue-collar neighborhood in the New York borough of Queens become alarmed when several black families move in to change the ethnic make-up. This pilot to a prospective series was filmed on location in Brooklyn in 1979, several years before Howard E. Rollins, Jr., gained celebrity as a
The fifth winner of the annual ABC Theater Award for new plays, this drama tells of a proud man who feels that time and younger men threaten his existence after he is forced to take on a young assistant in the factory repair shop that he has run by himself for so long. Louis Gossett, Jr., is the fie
An aspiring young actor moonlights as a male stripper while looking for work in the theater. Gregory Harrison stars (and co-produced the film as well as co-wrote and sang three songs) along with Patricia Davis (Ronald and Nancy Reagan's actress daughter) as a casting assistant who falls for him. Bot
A professional hockey player, compelled by his drive to succeed and by financial pressures to adopt a more aggressive playing style, gets involved with violence on the ice, resulting in the death of a player and a manslaughter charge against him.
When they are hitchhiking, hippie girls Carol and Maureen get a ride from a guy named Chuck who lives in his mobile bus. After driving through a terrible storm, the three of them get lost in the Florida Everglades.
Mentally-challanged grocery deliveryman Nunzio daydreams about being a superhero who can right the wrongs in his neighborhood.
Drama about what goe in one of New York City's police precinct houses on a given night.
Two troubled college freshmen find themselves united by their mutual family woes in a beachhouse.
A tough drill sergeant prepares green recruits for service in the Korean War.
Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.
A photographer''''s assistant promises to turn a chorus girl into a cover girl.
Romance blooms between a female athlete and her manager.
After being drafted, an opera star falls for his sergeant's sister.
The legendary opera singer fights to win his place in society.
A jazz drummer fights to clear his name when he's accused of killing a racketeer.
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
Husband-and-wife lawyers argue opposite sides in a sensational women''s rights case.
Psychiatry provides the key to proving a veteran flyer innocent of his wife''s murder.
A night-club singer gets involved with a mobster.
An aspiring actress risks her life to clear a sailor charged with murder.
A singer can''''t choose between a charismatic gangster and an honest newspaperman.
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
In flashbacks, the 1938 courtship and marriage of young machinist Bill Cummings and bookstore clerk Susan are recalled: newlywed bliss, unemployment and other tribulations, opportunity with a hidden drawback, war and separation. Now out of the army, Bill job-hunts and worries about the future...
Gabby's ranch for wayward boys is in financial trouble. One of his boys, Chip is hiding stolen money sent by his father the outlaw leader King Blaine. After Blaine is killed, Chip decides to pay off Gabby's debt with this money, but trouble arises when the remaining gang members arrive looking for the loot.
Rodeo star Roy Rogers (Roy Rogers), returning with his horse "Trigger" to his home town, finds old Tom Craig (Leyland Hodgson) murdered and offers his aid to "acting sheriff" Gabby Whittaker (George Hayes). Roy meets Helen Williams (Dale Evans), new singer at the Trading Post club, who is on her way to see Craig about a family-heirloom crest which he has stolen from her father. Arthur Courtney (Douglass Dumbrille)is informed by his henchmen that Craig is dead but they were unable to find the crest since Gabby, Helen and Roy had appeared on the scene. He orders them to get rid of Roy and Helen. After narrowly missing being killed while on their way to an Indian pow-wow, Roy and Gabby go to the Craig ranch where they discover an old clock and the crest hidden it it. They are taken captive by Courtney's henchmen and watch Courtney press a catch on the crest and take out a piece of paper. A fight ensues and The Sons of the Pioneers (Bob Nolan, Tim Spencer, Hugh Farr, Karl Farr and "Shug" Fisher) and Roy's Indian friends come to Roy's and Gabby's aid.
Shortly after Nogales (Lucio Villegas) tells his granddaughter Celia (Rosa del Rosario) the someone is trying to steal the family jewels, the old man is murdered by Dutch (Bud Osborne), who came to the hacienda with Spike (John Merton) and Pepper (Tom Quinn), with intentions of robbery. STeve Halliday (Riley Hill), who is in love with Celia, chases the gunmen, but is shot. U. S. Marshals Nevada Jack McKenzie (Johnny Mack Brown) and Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton) find the dead body of Sheriff Wallace, when they keep a meeting with him to discuss the jewel robbery. In the nearby town, Nevada befriends Doc Bowles (Steve Clark) after he has been thrown out of the cantina by a bartender, inaptly named Cupid (Pat R. McGee). When town banker John Halliday (Frank LaRue), who unknown to his nephew Steve is the brains behind the gang, has Necada thrown in jail on suspicion of the murders, Doc Bowles helps him escape. After several attempts on the lives of Nevada and Sandy, they finally trap deputy sheriff Spike into jailing Pepper for one of the attempts on their lives. Sandy almost gets the name of the leader from Pepper, but the henchman is shot. When Nogale's servant Jose (Charles Stevens) brings hidden jewels to Halliday for safekeeping, the banker kills him in his office, but Nevada arrives before he can dispose of the body, and clears up the case.
An interesting oddity in Republic's B-western series but certainly not the first or only time the studio used a movie set as the backdrop of a plot line. Newcomer Monte Hale (Monte Hale) is tying to just get a job in western films when he meet young Danny McCoy (Bobby Blake) and his sister Gloria (Adrian Booth). Danny is trying to get his horse, "Pardner" into films. Monte sings a song and "Pardner" does some tricks and a casting director notices. Monte gets a singing-cowboy role and the horse gets a bit, but there is an accidental explosion, engineered by western star George Sheridan (John Dehner), who is jealous of Monte, and the horse is badly scared and blows his lines. Monte takes care of Sheridan in some hand-to-hand fisticuffs and "Pardner", trouper that he is, recovers and performs as expected. Republic contractees Roy Rogers and Dale Evans drop by and sing a song while "Trigger" upstages "Pardner" with some tap-dancing, and Donald Barry and Allan Lane drop by and say 'hidy."
New York hockey player Andy Buell is approached by Hollywood talent scout Nancy Davis to play the hunk lead in "The Behemoth" but he would prefer she quit her job and become his wife.
Straitlaced waitresses battle saloon girls to win the West for domesticity.
A widow generates small-town gossip when she falls in love too soon after her husband's death.
In New Orleans, lady crook tries to steal a con man''''s hidden loot.
Two arrangers try to help a jazz star who can't read music compose a film score.
A beautiful young woman, an aspiring actress, trick a famous stage star into signing a letter recommending her talents to a producer friend, with amusing results.
An ex-con sets up a program to straighten out hard-core prisoners.
A pair of sailors on leave try to help a movie extra become a singing star.
A woman fights to save her husband from a sluttish waitress.
John Poole, a lawman turned peace-loving doctor, refuses to use force to tame the lawless element of the town. Tom Nightlander, newly-appointed sheriff, who uses both his fists and guns against the gangs is murdered in an ambush. Poole, realizing that actions speak louder than words, digs out his own guns from his medicine bag, and proceeds to clean out the law breakers and establish law and order in the towm.
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
A pair of dimwits get jobs as servants to a boy king whose life is in danger.
U.S. Marshal Nevada Jack McKenzie (Johnny Mack Brown), traveling incognito while on his way to deal with a rustler gang that is ruining the Earley ranch, is forced by a masked Cy Manning (John Merton) to hold up a stage. Marcia Earley (Beatrice Gray), daughter of the dead owner, turns the ranch over to Nevada despite the protests of Ned Grimes (Jack Ingram), secret head of the rustling gang, who is trying to get control of the ranch. U.S. Marshal Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton), Nevada's partner, arrives at the ranch in time to save Nevada's life who is in a gun battle with the rustlers. Ranch cowhand Dan kills Manning, the foreman of the ranch in league with the gang. Nevada is identified as the stage robber,and he and Dan are both jailed.
U.S. Marshals Nevada Jack McKenzie (Johnny Mack Brown) and Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton) are working undercover to capture a gang stealing horses from the Navajos, and to capture the killer of a Ranger. Nevada poses as an outlaw to get in with the gang and find the leader, while Sandy pretends to be a drunken old horse thief that has knowledge of where the Navajos have hidden their ponies.
A pair of wacky agents take their clients to audition for the top radio shows.
U. S. Marshals Nevada Jack McKenzie (Johnny Mack Brown) and Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton) come to Teton at the request of Dan Broderick (John Merton) to try to find out why and by whom the ore from the mine is being hi-jacked. When Broderick decides to deliver his own ore, the assayer tells him it is worthless. He is about to sell the mine to the saloon owner but Nevada asks him to hold off for a few days. Nevada and Sandy discover that the ore is being switched enroute to the assayer but manage to get a good shipment through. The saloon owner and his gang alter the reports but the two Marshals take the assayer to the mine for an on-the-spot analysis. They are almost trapped in an explosion set by the crooks, but escape and round up the gang.
U. S. Marshals Nevada Jack McKenzie (Johnny Mack Brown) and Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton) ride into Big Piney Basin at the request of Ann Jordan (Evelyn Finley), daughter of a rancher who has been killed and whose cattle have been rustled. At Ann's home, they find Ted Connors (Riley Hill), the only surviving member of the Connors brothers, the other two having been killed the previous night. Nevada rides into town and discovers it is run by Matson (John Merton) and Judge Kelbro (Frank LaRue) and that it was Matson's gang that killed the Connors and Ann's father. Matson believes that Ted, who can identify some of the gang, is dead but sends his henchmen out to investigate. Sandy, working as a swamper in the poolroom, overhears a plot to rustle the remaining cattle, and rides out to warn Nevada and Ann. Nevada and Sandy round up the gang, Matson and Kelbro are turned over to the authorities, and Ted and Ann are planning their marriage as Nevada and Sandy ride off to new adventures.
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
A flighty beauty marries a stockbroker for convenience and almost ruins both their lives.
Honeymooners in Washington get caught up in wartime crowding, with disastrous results.
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
A young man is caught between his music-hating uncle and a pretty girl from a family of musicians.
A stuffy boss tries to steal his secretary from her sailor boyfriend.
Three zany producers try to extend their hotel credit until they can get a play mounted.
Stunts (feature film)
A police officer's plan to to quit the force and marry his girlfriend takes a frightening turn for the worse when he is beaten, robbed and involved in a dangerous mystery. Mistakenly believed to be a missing FBI agent, the young cop finds himself on the run from both a federal agent who needs the mi
The story, set in San Francisco, follows the bickering relationship between two Italian-American fishing families: the Barberas and the Funuccis. In the pilot episode, Nina Barbera tries to find a way to break the news to her brother, Vince, that she is going to marry a Funucci.
While shopping in a boutique, Karen Hughes observes her friend, Trish, stashing stolen clothing in her shoulderbag. The experience, though illegal, is nonetheless exhilarating. Karen is drawn by peer pressure into shoplifting with devastating consequences when she is inevitably caught.
The pilot film for the series of the same title. The story of Abraham Rodriquez, a hard-working Puerto Rican man living in squalor in Havana with his motherless and mischievous young sons.
This short film looks at how a number of inventions made a major contribution to the U.S. war effort.
This short film tells the fictitious story of a bill counterfeiting ring.
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