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Cast (feature film)
An eccentric old inventor is placed in a retirement home when his son discovers that the old man is deeply in debt and sells his house. The prospect of being separated from his 12-year-old grandson and his 140-year-old talking parrot is too much for the old man. But then something miraculous happens
A woman must choose between her successful career and caring for an aging father who can no longer care for himself. Katherine Barton is a successful book editor at a top New York publishing firm. She has a comfortable relationship with longtime boyfriend, Jack, and is happy with her life, until the
On one random day in the San Fernando Valley, a dying father, a young wife, a male caretaker, a famous lost son, a police officer in love, a boy genius, an ex-boy genius, a game show host and an estranged daughter will each become part of a dazzling multiplicity of plots, but one story. Through a collusion of coincidence, chance, human action, shared media, past history and divine intervention they will weave and warp through each other's lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax.
Sethe is a woman of elemental grace and unspoken mystery. A figure of fierce determination, Sethe is a runaway slave struggling to carve out her own simple existence with her children in rural Ohio, 1873. Preventing her from achieving that, however, is the painful legacy of her former life, and the
Set on an Iowa farm in 1979, a dictatorial father decides to distribute his 1000 acre farm among his three daughters, which unearths family secrets both catastrophic and liberating.
A documentary on the life of Al Hirschfeld, the most famous, recognizable caricaturist of this century. Filmmaker Susan W. Dryfoos explores the 93-year old artist's life and career through a compilation of interviews with those who have been his subjects, insights from his late wife, Dolly Haas, pri
While attempting to deal with the departure of his mother, a young boy named Journey learns to appreciate and understand his grandparents.
Adaptation of the novel by Willa Cather, set against the backdrop of 1890's Nebraska, about a bond that develops between a 15-year-old immigrant girl, whose impoverished family had recently settled a farm and a 14-year-old orphan who is sent to live with his grandparents following the loss of his pa
Billy Heywood, a twelve-year-old baseball fan, has just inherited the Minnesota Twins from his grandfather. As the new owner and manager, the first since the days of the Philadelphia Athletics, it's up to Billy to pull the team out of its slump, negotiate with some very large egos and somehow get the Twins into the playoffs. Despite the pressure, Billy executes the smartest strategy in the majors--he convinces his players to have fun, and in the process, Billy is forced to rediscover his youth as well.
A officer with the Joint Chiefs of Staff uncovers a planned military coup of the U.S. government and has only one week to prevent the takeover.
Workaholic New York City tabloid editor Henry Hackett loves the adrenaline rush his job gives him, but the long hours and lousy salary are starting to grate on his wife Martha. With the paper facing cutbacks and his wife pregnant, Hackett contemplates taking a more sedate job with a more respectable
A lawyer sues his firm for firing him because he has AIDS.
Based on Mark Twain's novel about a young boy whose father abuses him, causing him to run off with a slave.
Set in Prague pre World War I, the life of a successful young banker collapses when he's arrested on unexplained criminal charges.
A special that follows seven children from around the world as they share their hopes and fears for the future.
A documentary chronicling the years preceding the establishment of Israel. Covering the years 1895-1948, the documentary includes archival footage and interviews with historians and witnesses.
Story of a young idealistic lawyer running for Congress, who helps shed light on the corruption within his powerful Louisiana family dynasty.
A special that follows seven children from around the world as they share their hopes and fears for the future.
A Southern boy's accidental meeting with Abraham Lincoln helps the disheartened president understand just how important his Gettysburg Address really is.
A television movie about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the USSR. Interweaves the stories of a fireman at the nuclear power plant, his pregnant wife, the government officials whose policies helped and hindered rescue efforts and America's Dr. Robert Gale, who led the international medical team that helped treat the survivors.
Three fed-up New Yorkers decide to rob a bank, but the getaway proves more eventful than they anticipated.
An elderly couple find themselves trapped in the bodies of two teenagers.
A reporter begins investigating a traveling clairvoyant after she accurately foretells the circumstances of a violent murder.
An extended family's members struggle to forget their differences and come together.
At the end of his life, a German Jew who was sent to America as a boy, returns to Germany in an attempt to find his childhood friend.
An adaptation of the play based on the Scopes "monkey trial" of 1925, in which a high school teacher in Tennessee was prosecuted for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution. The leading characters of Matthew Harrison Brady and Henry Drummond are thinly veiled portraits of the actual attorneys in the c
An aspiring author, hurt and depressed over a painful separation from his girlfriend, embarks on a hedonistic and frantic journey through New York City's nightlife sub-culture.
A recently divorced woman faces problems when her attention becomes divided between her young daughter and a new man in her life.
An "HBO Showcase" presentation in which a lonely widower who seeks a companion for the holidays meets a shy, mysterious woman who brings with her a secret she ultimately must reveal.
A Thanksgiving movie, inspired by a classic Norman Rockwell painting, about a family in the Southwest in the 1950s. The painting depicts a father and son sitting on the running board of an old truck awaiting the train that will take the boy off to college. The film dramatizes the subsequent events i
After his partner is killed, private detective Tom Shephard returns to his home in Laguna Beach, California, where he finds himself embroiled in a series of nightmarish murders that take him back to the past and some twisted family ties.
A movie developed at the National Playwrights Conference of the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, about a lighthearted Cockney girl who discovers that life in America is not one big Doris Day movie when she joins her young American husband in a distressed mining town during the 1950s, and encounters ho
Russian nuclear physicist turned political dissident Andrei Sakharov, whose outspoken views on human rights oppression in his homeland brought him not only the Nobel Peace Prize, but also internal exile in the closed-to-foreigners city of Gorky, was the timely subject of this made-for-cable film. It
Two boys find themselves in a tangled web when a strange carnival comes to town, accompanied by the eerie proprietor who claims to grant your every wish...for the price you are willing to pay.
Max Dugan is an elderly ne'er-do-well whose tenuous mob connections have made him persona non grata with his daughter Norma McPhee. Struggling to raise her restless son Michael on her own, Norma is none too pleased when Max returns to the family fold with yet another portfolio of get-rich-quick sche
The controversial, widely-viewed dramatization of a nuclear catastrophe causing the destruction of Lawrence, Kansas, home of America's strategic missile arsenal which has become the focus of a superpower confrontation. A grim picture of rural life before, during and after a nuclear blast, with a hug
Director Werner Herzog combats bad weather, morale problems and a South American war to make his epic Fitzcarraldo.
Biography of John Reid, alias the Lone Ranger.
Giff Hoyt runs a cafe in post-World War II Cabo Blanco, Peru. The town is filled with Nazis looking for refuge and their enemies. When a sea explorer is murdered, his death is declared an accident by the corrupt police department, but Giff is suspicious. Giff begins to think that a Nazi refugee name
Author Brooke Hayward's best-seller about her parents, actress Margaret Sullavan and theatrical agent/producer Leland Hayward, as well as her vulnerable younger sister and troubled brother (who produced this film), was dramatized here to great acclaim, with Lee Remick receiving an Emmy Award nominat
One day in the early 1970s, Nevada milkman Melvin Dummar picks up an unkempt, bearded stranger, gives him a ride into town and a quarter. The chronically cash-strapped Dummar later discovers that the man he picked up was the eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes, who has died and left him $150 million
Jason Robards, who was seen as Leland Hayward initially only the night before, starred as a dying Franklin Delano Roosevelt in this dramatization of Jim Bishop's book, and garnered an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Actor. This production, taped rather than filmed, also brought a Supporting Act
When the United States learns that the Titanic contains radioactive cargo that would be valuable in the manufacture of weapons, a group of experts is sent down to raise the sunken ship. While the team is working on the case, the Soviet Union hears about their efforts, and decides to send a group of
The daughter of the United States naval governor of Pago Pago and the island's chief defy social conventions when they fall in love during the 1920s.
Rival ranchers battle over oil rights.
An elderly farm couple take in their city-bred adolescent grandson for the holidays during the darkest days of the Depression, and the old man, embittered by the death of his only son in World War I, gradually opens his heart to the boy as both learn the importance of a giving relationship. Joanne W
To help a childhood friend, playwright Lillian Hellman carries money for the resistance into Nazi territory.
Two Washington Post reporters investigate the Watergate break-in that ended Nixon's presidency.
While fighting to survive in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a boy and his telepathic dog discover an underground society.
A man who works as a postman and poet longs for peace, and inspired by a Greek legend, decides that he would rather be a tree. When he begins to stand in the backyard waiting for his transformation, his wife has him committed to a mental institution, but he later escapes.
The legendary outlaw clashes with his former best friend, now the sheriff.
A Parisian theater owner producing a Grand Guignol play discovers a string of murders on set.
A disfigured veteran struggles with memories of the past while trying to communicate.
All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' fickleness towards the events.
Cable Hogue is left to die in the dessert. After days of wandering the dunes he collapses from dehydration and heat-exhastion. He notices some mud on his boot however and manages to uncover a mudhole turn it into a life-saving puddle. Eventually he sets up rest stop here and sells water and provisions to travellers and prospers. He takes in a young woman into his dessert home named Hildy who was expelled from Gila for lowering the morals of the town.
The Japanese take advantage of American blunders to launch a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
A mail-order bride enlists an outlaw and a mystery man to help protect her land from a ruthless cattleman.
A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of her time.
An Amish girl in turn-of-the-century New York gets mixed up in burlesque and accidentally invents the strip tease.
Il film racconta, come in una cronaca retrospettiva, la cruenta rivalita fra i due pi· grossi "sindacati" del crimine esistenti negli USA ai tempi del proibizionismo. Uno capeggiato da Al Capone, l'altro da Bugs Moran. In quegli anni ci fu una lunga serie di attentati e ½liquidazioni+ da entrambe le parti. Nel tentativo di indebolire Al Capone, Moran fa eliminare un suo potente amico della mafia, servendosi di un traditore. Questa fu la goccia che fece traboccare il vaso. Al Capone si vendic= facendo trucidare sette uomini che avevano partecipato all'omicidio, il 14 febbraio 1929 : la notte di San Valentino.
Wyatt Earp tracks down the survivors of the Clanton Gang after the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
A bored couple drifts toward divorce, only to discover how hard the single life is.
A pioneer woman replaces her ailing husband in a poker game after he loses most of their money.
A young businessman catches his boss keeping a mistress in the company apartment.
A free-living New Yorker fights to maintain custody of his nephew.
A poor Brooklyn boy joins forces with an experienced playwright to conquer Broadway.
A young writer tries to find himself while his family falls apart.
A psychiatrist marries a wealthy patient and succumbs to the lure of easy living.
A woman's desperate search for love leads to an affair with her husband's law partner.
A Communist officer falls hard for a married woman trying to escape from Hungary.
Documentary that chronicles the origins of trade, banking, industry, commerce and power over the past 1000 years. The program traces the visionaries and their products and ideas that brought the revolution of change over the past millennium -- the transfer of money and power from church and crown t
In 1943, the War Department of the United States government selected a number of American artists to create a record of World War II in all its phases. The program features seven of those veteran artists and the works they created.
Coverage of the 22nd annual Kennedy Center Honors. Comedian/pianist Victor Borge, actor Sean Connery, dancer/choreographer/teacher Judith Jamison, actor Jason Robards and singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder are recognized by the board of trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for
Live coverage of the 53rd annual Tony Awards presentation from the Gershwin Theater in New York City.
Documentary about the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the last American ship to be sunk in World War II, resulting in the loss of 500 men. Uses interviews with survivors, as well as archival footage.
Traces the history of contraception and abortion in America from colonial times to the present, from the first documented cases of abortion and the first statutes regulating reproduction to the landmark Supreme Court case of Roe v. Wade.
Two-part documentary on the life of Harry S. Truman, President of the United States from 1945-1953.
Biographical documentary examining the life of Theodore Roosevelt.
Documentary exploring the patient/physician relationship from the viewpoint of six physicians who have experienced cancer either personally or in their immediate families.
Documentary examining the use of trains in Hollywood films. Makes use of film clips, historical footage and interviews.
Documentary on the life of film director Sam Peckinpah.
Sequel to "When It Was a Game," a documentary featuring rare baseball footage from 1934-1960 as well as readings of classic baseball literature and interviews with Hall of Famers, authors and sportswriters.
A two-part, four-hour documentary special about Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War as told in the words of people who figured importantly in his life. Uses the voices of an all-star cast.
A documentary about square-rigged sailing ships. The program follows a ship's captain/teacher and a crew of teens from their introduction to sailing to their first harrowing assignment. Taped aboard the sailing ship "Danmark" on the Atlantic.
A documentary focusing on radio pioneers Lee DeForest, Edwin Howard Armstrong and David Sarnoff.
A documentary about the New York Public Library, including the Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts and the Schomberg Center in Harlem.
A sports documentary featuring rare footage from baseball's "Golden Age," the 1930s to 1950s.
Documentary examining the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Uses interviews, archival footage, home movies, propaganda films, feature movies and cartoons.
A documentary on the life and career of actress Helen Hayes. Friends and associates are interviewed and film clips of some of her performances are shown. Also includes an interview with Hayes. Airing as part of the PBS series, "American Masters."
A special commemorating Carnegie Hall's 100th year. Includes archival footage of legendary performances and interviews with many of the artists who have played there.
A four-part special tracing the history of World War II by the use of film footage, stills and personal recollections.
A documentary profile of Soviet-emigre, Nobel prize-winning poet Joseph Brodsky. The program contains interviews, photographs and archival film footage.
A celebrity benefit for The Actors' Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dance and comedy. Features nearly 175 stars of stage, screen, sports, and fashion.
A documentary tracing the life and career of American artist Thomas Hart Benton. The film uses archival material, interviews with the artist and those who knew him, as well as his paintings and murals.
A behind-the-scenes look at the production of the feature film "Gorillas in the Mist," a film about the life and death of anthropologist Dian Fossey.
Live broadcast from the Minskoff Theatre in New York City of the 42nd annual presentation of the Antoinette Perry (or "Tony") Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Scenes from works nominated in the Best Play category are enacted, including "A Walk in the Woods," "Joe Turner's Come and
A gala celebration, benefiting the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles in honor of the centennial of the founding of the town of Hollywood.
The documentary presents the life stories of six American serviceman who died in action during World War II and whose bodies were never recovered or identified, and who were permanently listed as "Missing in Action." Their personal profiles are told through combat films of the battles in which they
An adaptation of O'Neill's play about a down-and-out gambler whose very survival depends on his talent for telling tales and on the necessity of having someone there to listen -- in this case, the bored and lonely front desk clerk at the flea-bitten hotel where Erie resides.
This National Geographic documentary special focuses on the largest and most deadly carnivore on Earth, the polar bear. The animal is captured on film during its annual fall migration through the town of Churchill, Manitoba, in northern Canada.
An hour of large-scale illusions featuring magician David Copperfield.
The fourth of four pilot films about the Mills family and their lives in a small town in Nebraska during the '40s. The story details thirteen-year-old Addie Mills' jealousy when she discovers that her widowed father is dating Irene Davis, the local beautician.
The third of four pilot films about the Mills family and life in Nebraska during the '40s. The story focuses on Addie, the twelve-year-old daughter of widower James Mills, and her experiences with Constance Payne, a visiting actress who overcomes great difficulties thanks to Addie's caring and under
The second of four pilot films about life in Nebraska during the '40s as seen through the experiences of the Mills family. The story follows Addie Mills, the eleven-year-old daughter of widower James Mills, as she attempts to befriend Mr. Rhenquist, a bitter old man who is an enemy of her father.
The first of four specials about the Mills, a family living in Nebraska during the '40s. The story of Addie Mills, a precocious tomboy; her stern, widowed father, James; and her compassionate grandmother. The story depicts Addie's attempts to convince her seemingly cold and unsentimental father that
The program recreates the music and comedy of vaudeville at the turn of the century.
The story, spanning the years between 1830 and 1860, follows Abraham Lincoln from his backwoods law practice to the Presidency.
The story of Cornelia Van Gorder, a wealthy spinster, and her efforts to protect herself from "The Bat," a mysterious killer who is seeking a hidden fortune in her home. Based on the story by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood.
The story of Nora Helmer, a childlike woman who one day recognizes that her husband treats her like an ornament, a "doll" for his house, and finds she has no choice but to leave him.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A four-hour miniseries about a feisty American widow swept up in a bitter property feud and a stormy romance in the great outback of Australia. Kate Hannon, a working woman from Los Angeles with two teen-age children, marries an Australian widower with two daughters. She follows him to his Outback r
A lavish fictionalized retelling of the Watergate story (based on Watergate conspirator John Ehrlichman's novel) mixing political intrigue and personal drama and centering on the rise of a power-hungry American president and the men with whom he surrounds himself in order to keep his grip on his off
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries. The glamorous life of a Los Angeles financier and his wife comes apart when he arranges to make the murder of a friend appear to be a suicide. Meanwhile, the financier's mistress fears for her life because of her knowledge of the Los Angeles/Hollywood connection of extortion,
A two-part miniseries about a young, ambitious drifter with a reputation for trouble who arrives in a small Southern town and has a profound effect on a wealthy tyrant and his rebellious family.
A network cause-celebre on its initial showing because of presumed "liberties" taken with the facts, this five-hour, two-part docudrama was based on the highly charged Wayne Williams case in Atlanta, Georgia -- he was a self-styled black music promoter who was convicted in 1982 of the murder of two
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