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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 26, 1973|
|Born:||December 12, 1893||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||Bucharest, Romania||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A salute to the Hollywood celebrities who entertained American combat troops at home and abroad during World War II.
A future cop uncovers the deadly secret behind a mysterious synthetic food.
After a young American soldier is blinded in Israel he is put in a hospital where he shares a room with an old woman who is also blind. She thinks that he is her long-lost lover and is thrilled at his return. As she relives the happy days of her youth, both she and the soldier find themselves better
A group of men, lead by a questionable sheriff and a wanted bandit, descend upon the desert in search of a lost canyon of gold.
Edward G. Robinson''s dignified performance as the aging surgeon whose heart transplant gets his protege slapped with a lawsuit after the donor''s wife charges that her husband was allowed to die so that the young doctor could save his mentor highlights this pilot movie for the popular "Medical Center" series (1969-76). Chad Everett assumed the part originated by Richard Bradford (who virtually disappeared as Everett''s star ascended), while James Daly and Audrey Totter continued as regulars.
When practicing for a role, actor Jack is mistaken for the killer Ace. He doesn't realize this until it's too late and is carried off to gangster boss Leo Smooth, who wants Ace to do a job for him. Fearing for his life, Jack plays his role, but always searching for a way out of the well-guarded house.
A kidnapped gangster turns his captors into a crack band of crooks.
When they are forced from their home in the aftermath of World War II, the Radeks, a family of three, take refuge aboard a tramp steamer. The story, set twelve years later, relates their experiences as they await the papers that will free them from their shipboard prison. Produced by the United Nations.
Card sharps try to deal with personal problems during a big game in New Orleans.
A Chicago gangster stumbles into philanthropic work during a gang war.
A man poses as husband to his wife's best friend for one day that could turn into a lifetime.
A reluctant Calvary Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.
A Mexican bandit's crimes receive wildly different interpretations from four witnesses.
An American Nobel Prize-winner mixes it up with spies when he travels to Stockholm to collect his award.
A recovering alcoholic film director tries for a comeback in Rome.
Paul Robaix (Yves Montand) is a well known director, married to Lucy Dell (Shirley MacLaine), a famous movie star. Robaix wants to make a movie of the classic play Madame Butterfly, but he doesn't want his wife to play the leading part, as in his previous pictures. Producer Sam Lewis (Edward G. Robinson) and Lucy Dell think up a scheme to get her in the picture after all. Lucy disguises as a Geisha, and gets the leading part in the picture. When Robaix finds out he gets so mad, he wants to divorce Lucy...
When is beloved horse is stolen and sold to a movie star, a young man travels to Hollywood.
A professor and thief decide to join together and pull off a heist.
A single father's bohemian lifestyle could cost him custody of his son.
After being hypnotized into committing murder, a young musician has to reconstruct his actions to clear his name.
A cop framed for a murder he did not commit hunts the San Francisco waterfront for the Mob racketeers who are responsible.
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
Vicious gangster Vincent Canelli pulls off a daring prison escape just moments before going to the electric chair, taking with him Peter Manning - a bank robber and cop killer who was to die right after him. Taking several hostages along, they try to get their hands on the loot from Manning's robbery to finance their escape from the country.
A district attorney tries to get a hardboiled woman to testify against the mob.
A deported gangster sneaks into Canada to kidnap a scientist for the Reds.
A DA falls apart when his machinations send an innocent man to the chair.
The wife of a crooked cattle baron plots his murder.
The head of an escort ring joins forces with a vice cop to solve a murder.
The ice-cold diva Paula ruthlessly exploits the guys she dates. While blackmailing the married Don with a recent one-night-stand, she has a secret affair with Henry, who works as researcher for the weekly authentic TV show "Crime of the Week", which Don writes for. When Henry fails to help her to a role, she insults him deadly... and ends up dead herself. Now Don desperately tries to hide his traces, but Henry sabotages his efforts and suggests he write the unsolved murder case for next week's show...
An aging ballplayer is relegated to managing a training camp.
Max Monetti is consumed with vengeance for his brothers after their betrayal of his father Gino. But after remembering his past, especially his relationship with Irene Bennett, Max realizes that his father had caused all the tension within the family and makes peace with his brothers.
When nobody at Warner Bros. will work with him, movie star Jack Carson decides to turn an unknown into his co-star.
When heiress Jean Courtland attempts suicide, her fiancée Elliott Carson probes her relationship to John Triton. In flashback, we see how stage mentalist Triton starts having terrifying flashes of true precognition. His partner, Whitney Courtland, uses Triton's talent to make money; but Triton's inability to prevent what he foresees, causes him to break up the act and become a hermit. Years later, Triton has new visions and desperately tries to prevent tragedies in the Courtland family. Can his warnings succeed against suspicion, unbelief, and inexorable fate?
A veteran discovers his father cut costs on wartime military equipment.
A returning veteran tangles with a ruthless gangster during a hurricane.
Pete and Ellen have reared Meg as their own, ever since she was a baby and her parents took off. Now a teen, Meg convinces her friend Nath to come help with chores on the farm: Pete isn't getting around on his wooden leg like he used to. When Nath insists on using a short cut home through the woods, Pete gets quite agitated and warns him of screams in the night, of terrors associated with the red house. Curious, Meg and Nath ignore his warnings and begin exploring. Meg begins falling in love with Nath, but his girlfriend Tibby has other plans for him. Meanwhile they all get closer to real danger and the dark secret of the red house.
A small-town schoolteacher suspects her new husband may be an escaped Nazi war criminal.
A Norwegian farmer tries to raise two children in the Midwest.
R.A.F. Bomber Command during the early days of W.W.II shown through the story of three young men, who all dream of becoming pilots. From the first day of call up, to basic training, then the Empire training scheme in Canada, and finally joining a squadron and forming into a crew.
A middle aged wouldbe painter falls into the clutches of an unscrupulous woman.
A henpecked husband surprises his family by coming back from World War II a hero.
Oil-tanker Captain Manson rescues Kathie Hall after her ship is sunk by a U-boat. He marries her. When his ship is sunk and she is suspected because she has no identification. Manson tries to clear her of the charge and discovers that his first mate, Adamson, is a German agent.
A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.
An insurance salesman gets seduced into plotting a client's death.
The crew of a torpedoed ship fights to take out an enemy sub.
Two clubmen discuss the occult, introducing three weird tales: 1) Plain, bitter Henrietta secretly loves law student Michael. Then on Mardi Gras night, a mysterious stranger gives her a mask of beauty that she must return at midnight. 2) At a party, palmist Podgers makes uncannily accurate predictions, later telling skeptic Marshal Tyler that he will murder someone. The notion obsesses Tyler, with ironic consequences. 3) High wire artist Gaspar dreams of falling, then loses his nerve. He recognizes Joan from his dreams, and falls for her. Will any of his dreams, involving Joan and disaster, come true?
A formal black coat that gets passed from one New Yorker to another affects each person's life in a significant way.
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
Shipwrecked fugitives try to escape a brutal sea captain who's losing his mind.
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
A gangster helps pay a tabloid editor's debts to gain control of the paper.
After a failed hit, a mob chief recuperates in a monastery.
An entrepreneur builds an international news agency.
True story of the German scientist who devoted his life to curing syphilis.
A man in prison on false charges escapes to save his family from a blackmailer.
An FBI agent risks his life to infiltrate Nazi sympathizers in the U.S.
A law professor signs on as special prosecutor to take on the mob.
A gangster finds the straight life ain't so simple.
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
A mob-connected trainer grooms a bellhop for the boxing ring.
When a notorious gangster gets out of prison, he vows revenge on the wife who left him.
A visiting American engages in a bold business promotion, the likes of which the British have not seen.
A cop goes undercover to crack an influential crime ring.
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
A vice king's girlfriend falls for a young miner.
A compulsive gambler loses everything.
An actor uses his skills to protect his sister from her sinister husband.
A Chicago meat-packer tries to keep a rein on his social-climbing wife.
When Prohibition ends, a bootlegger tries to break into high society.
In the last moments of his life, a criminal reviews the circumstances that led him to death row.
When he''s forced to kill his best friend, a Chinese hit man adopts the man''s daughter.
A tuna fisherman marries a woman in love with another man.
A farmer strikes it rich out West, then leaves his wife for a young beauty.
A barber''''s good luck turns him into a big-time gambling boss.
A small-time hood shoots his way to the top, but how long can he stay there?
An unscrupulous newspaper editor searches for headlines at any cost.
An Italian wine-maker woos a mail-order bride by sending her a picture of his handsome foreman.
A woman infiltrates a criminal mob to avenge her brother''''s death.
Just after newsman Rooker and Ruth Kearns are married he covers a double murder during a bank robbery. Cigarettes at the scene implicate gangster Tony Garotta. Garotta kidnaps Rooker and another reporter, intending to kill them.
Ming Toy is on the auction block in China. She is saved by Billy and taken to San Francisco by Lo Sang Kee. To save her from deportation she is sold to Charlie Yong, the Chop Suey King. Billy kidnaps her with plans of marriage.
Fingers is planning a half-million-dollar bank robbery in gang boss Cobra Collins' territory. Fingers' moll Connie tries to bluff Cobra into thinking the hit won't be for another week when the call comes through saying it's now.
Mrs. Ramsey sent Jean Oliver to prison on a false charge. To get even, Jean (disguised as Madame Mystera) plans to kidnap her daughter and turn her into a thief. Love entanglements with a gangster known as "The Fox" and newspaperman Grant complicate her plans.
An hour-long review of presidential campaigns and the gimmicks used to attract voters.
An adaptation for television of the 1939 Broadway play by Stephen Vincent Benet and Douglas Moore. The story relates lawyer Daniel Webster's courtroom battle against the Devil, who is seeking the soul of Jabez Stone, a farmer who agreed to exchange his soul for seven years of wealth, then reneged o
A tribute to the soldiers in greasepaint; the many members of show business who gave their services and time to the USO overseas during World War II and the Korean War.
This short film gives a behind-the-scenes look at the science fiction film "Soylent Green" (1973).
In this short film, an orphaned horse-trainer''''s daughter has made a bond with a horse that needs her presence to win races. Vitaphone Release 8071-8072.
In this short film, golfer Bobby Jones presents how to hit the golf ball out of roughs, water, weeds, and trees. Vitaphone Release 4801.
In this short film, Mr. and Mrs. Warner Bros. Pictures host a dinner in honor of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee.
Misc. Crew (short)
This short film, part of the Hollywood Hist-o-Rama series, offers a brief biography of Edward G. Robinson.
This short film presents a blooper reel containing clips of various movies from 1941.
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