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Shortly after midnight on June 12, 1963, an assassin''s bullet ended the life of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, the first field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the state of Mississippi. His killer was white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith, who was released after two trials in 1963 ended in hung juries. Nearly thirty-one years would pass before justice would make its peace with Medgar Evers. After he is assigned to reopen the case, Assistant District Attorney Bobby DeLaughter enlists the aid of investigators Charlie Crisco and Benny Bennett in uncovering evidence once thought impossible to reclaim. Throughout a journey filled with self-doubt and public criticism, he pursues not only justice for Medgar and Myrlie, his victimized widow, but also proof that Mississippi can change for the better as well.
The true story of parents who discover that their two young daughters have a genetic disease that makes it fatal for them to be exposed to ordinary light.
A television movie based on the Woodward & Bernstein book depicting the final days of the Nixon administration. Spanning a period from April 1973 to August 1974, the film details Richard Nixon's attempts to block the investigation into the bungled burglary of Democratic Party headquarters in Washing
At the urging of an eccentric, two mismatched psychics team up for a mysterious mission to find a lost city of gold in Ecuador.
A story about an ambitious but lowly clerk in the complaints division of the Justice Department. Her feisty disregard for standard procedure causes her to uncover high-level intrigue and blackmail in the federal government.
Story of the infamous Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano, a man whose dream became a legend.
A group of daring divers struggling to complete an oil drilling operation in deep tropical seas, and the relationship between the diving supervisor, Ben Laforche, and Helen Kyger, a documentary filmmaker hired by the oil company to produce a film to better its image. As the work aboard the rig progr
In this Disney film, a worldly, sophisticated, talking feline who has inherited $5 million is catnapped by its deceased owner's dastardly relatives who figure the inheritance is rightly theirs. Palmer the Cat, playing to the hilt the role of Leo Kohlmeyer, befurred and four-legged multi-millionaire,
A blue collar worker who spends his free time demolishing cars at a local racetrack falls in love with the track's beautiful owner. But when his new-found girlfriend falls for a younger man, things get complicated.
American activist John Reed travels to Russia to witness the revolution and its aftermath.
Inspired by a story that appeared on "60 minutes" in 1978 about Joy Ufema, a nurse dedicated to treating the terminally ill, Linda Lavin turned it into this TV movie for her Big Deal, Inc. production outfit, teaming with Tyne Daly, playing Joy's psychologist friend and confidante. Coincidentally, an
Sentimental holiday tale of a divorcee from San Francisco who moves to a small Nebraska town with her son to start a new life and joins the church choir that is under the strict leadership of a perfectionist director who is striving for a professional level presentaion of Handel's "Messiah."
In her first starring role in a made-for-TV movie, Cheryl Ladd is a young wife and mother whose ambitious, often-absent, upwardly mobile husband leaves her unhappy and her growing loneliness leads to frustrations she takes out on her pre-school daughter. This child abuse film, originally to have bee
A rabbi headed West hooks up with an outlaw.
The further adventures of Rooster Cogburn, the rascally Western hero played in "True Grit" (1969) and "Rooster Cogburn" (1975) by John Wayne, has him battling injustice in his own unorthodox way while contending with a teenage girl bent on reforming him.
A sentimental retelling of the love story of baseball immortal Lou Gehrig and his wife, told from her point of view. Originally this was to have premiered in October 1977, but ironically it was pre-empted by the World Series. Instead it had its initial airing opposite the Super Bowl Game! An Emmy Aw
An undisciplined but dedicated black doctor spends his off-duty hours tracing the cause of an apparent epidemic afflicting tenants of a slum building in east Los Angeles with the help of local teenagers, and is accused by city officials of precipitating a panic. This pilot film never materialized in
In this pilot for the brief series beginning in September 1977, five rough-and-tumble pals, living on a leaky boat, try to collar a gang of waterfront toughs after a robbery in which their buddy was the victim.
An American oil company located in a South American town is looking for drivers to haul nitroglycerine over the rugged terrain. Four expatriated men who have nothing to lose take on the job, for which they''ll each be given $10,000 and the reward of legal citizenship if they live.
A series pilot about a female deputy district attorney, here assigned the task of trying to pin a murder rap on a "saint," a beloved religious crusader accused of killing her young lover. The subsequent series ran for three episodes.
A cop-show pilot that failed with an undercover officer volunteering to get kicked off the force in order to infiltrate the underworld and learn who has been laundering money being used to corrupt city officials.
The odyssey of an American handgun and the dramatic way it reshapes the lives of its various owners, in a plot similar to the famed overcoat in "Flesh and Fantasy" (1943).
This movie details the struggles of former Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella to adapt to life in a wheelchair following his crippling automobile accident in 1959. Cinematographer Ted Voigtlander was Emmy-nominated.
A high school teacher's career is threatened because of a student's death when the rumor is spread that his negligence killed the boy. The 1974-75 series also starred Hartman as the problem-solving teacher and Rosemary Murphy as the principal.
A young tough guy and his teen-aged girlfriend take off on a killing spree.
In this film one man decides to wage war against a gang of teenage punks besieging an affluent community. Based on a true incident, this story originally was titled "One Angry Man."
In this pilot for a projected spy series by the man who gave "Mission: Impossible" to TV, a racetrack crash in which a government agent is critically injured uncovers an enemy brainwashing scheme, and another agent assumes his colleague's identity to expose the plot. Made in 1971 and originally sch
A successful, recently divorced lawyer defends a hippie accused of murdering a wealthy housewife in this pilot to the hit TV series (1971-74). Arthur Hill continued in the title role, as did Joan Darling (later to become a respected producer and director) in the part of his secretary. Lee Majors sig
A temperamental rodeo star tries to win back his family.
Scientists race to find the cure for a deadly space virus.
A man returns to Earth as an angel to intervene in a small-town labor strike.
Christine Adams, at 19, leaves her small town in British Columbia to follow her boy-friend to L.A., where he works for a bank, to live with him and have babies. He's not keen on a baby right away, so she gets bored and heads for Las Vegas where she talks her way into a job as a show girl. Friendships sustain her in this day-by-day life, and one of those friendships, with NFL great Tommy Marcott who's now the glorified greeter at a casino, blossoms into a marriage. Tommy loses his job after beating a man who assaults Chris, so they head for L.A. There tragedy strikes, and there's no place left for her but Vegas and prostitution. Are redemption and fulfillment possible on the Strip?
A liberal professor takes over as college president in the midst of a student uprising.
An Mexican-American lawman Sergeant Rosendo Juarez, tackles the criminal element in El Paso with a combination of fierce resolve and a unique perspective of two cultures.
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Based on a true 1985 murder case, a teenage girl is convicted in the shooting death of her stepmother. Despite her initial confession, she comes forward three years later with another version of the killing.
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The slick Hailey novel about passion and intrigue at the corporate level of the automotive industry emerged an elegantly produced soap opera in this project, the biggest ever handled by a single director and highlighted by the Emmy-nominated performance of Lee Remick as the bored wife who finds that
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