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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 24, 1981|
|Born:||June 16, 1907||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Malden, Massachusetts, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Tom and Dick Smothers are Bones Howard and Ryan Fitzgerald, ace TV cameraman and intrepid street reporter, respectively, involved in the race to find the buried treasure of Al Capone on Alcatraz Island where he was imprisoned, in this pilot to their 1981 "Fitz and Bones" series that came and went ma
Vanessa Redgrave is a middle-aged Irish-American schoolteacher and mother of three grown daughters who finds herself pregnant again and must agonize over whether to give birth to a child that probably will be deformed or have an abortion against her religious beliefs. Jack Albertson, as her tough-ta
Citizens of a small town believe a series of murders have been committed by the eccentric local coroner.
A young fox named Tod is taken in by an old woman after his mother is killed by a hunter. Soon young Tod befriends Copper, a hound dog puppy. As they grow up their friendship is put to the test when Copper realizes that it is his job is to hunt foxes.
Jack Albertson is a retired railroad worker whose dream of crossing the country in a hot air balloon is encouraged by his grandson, who decides to go along for the ride despite the misgivings of his widowed mother whose plans to remarry have left him disenchanted. This light-hearted family adventure
Joe Namath, as a free-wheeling wedding photographer, is the link to three comic tales about the institution of marriage in this pilot to a prospective series that never was to be. This was billed as Namath's TV acting debut.
Mary Martin made her TV-movie debut and her first dramatic appearance on television in nineteen years as a feisty widow who falls in love with a zestful widower in a retirement community, much to the disapproval of her married daughter. She and Albertson get the opportunity to sing several songs --
An ex-comedian fights to keep a failing nightclub alive as a showcase for aspiring young comics.
Nicky is hitchhiking through the Southwest when she meets an elderly homeless man, and the two of them are picked up by an unemployed musician named Les. While on the road, the three continually run into problems from the establishment and the stress results in the elderly man having a fatal heart a
Passengers and crew struggle to escape an ocean liner turned upside down.
A San Francisco police commissioner is dragged into a charity auction theft and a mysterious murder by his kooky wife. Rock Hudson made his TV acting debut in this pilot to his hit "McMillan and Wife" series (1971-77). Susan Saint James and John Schuck were the other holdovers from the pilot.
A boy wins a tour of a famous, and deadly, chocolate factory.
A happy bachelor's swinging life is disrupted by the arrival of a teenager who claims to be his son. "So's Your Old Man!" was this movie's original pre-airing title. Jack Albertson replaced Edmond O'Brien.
Feeling trapped by a lack of a career and a loveless marriage, a former high school basketball star takes off in search of a better life.
In Egypt, an Alexandrian Jewess and her wealthy Christian husband plan a covert operation to ship arms to Israel, but their decadent lifestyle gets in the way.
A womanizer sets out to end a friend''''s extra-marital affair but romances the wrong woman.
A young veteran returns home to deal with family conflicts.
A young man meets the Legendary "Flim flam man" and begins a Huck Finn-like trip with him learning how to run the small con as he developes a relationship with the older man. As the police close in, he has to decide where he will take the rest of his life.
After marrying while drunk, a cartoonist puts his murderous fantasies into his work.
A tiger escapes from a circus truck as it passes by a small town, and hides itself in the surrounding woods. This throws the town into a panic and everyone wants the animal killed immediately, except for the daughter of the sheriff. She wants to capture the tiger and put it in a zoo, thereby saving the tiger's life. Her determination starts a nationwide campaign among children to raise the money to buy the tiger from the circus, but first, she, her father and an Indian tiger trainer must find the tiger before the National Guard do, who have orders to kill it on sight.
A female carnival owner hires a hot-blooded young singer to save her touring show.
When a star comedian dies, his comedy team, decides to train a nobody to fill the shoes of the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man they choose, bellboy Stanley Belt, cant do anything right. The big TV show is getting closer, and Stanley gets worse all the time.
A singing military officer gets mixed up with his look-alike hillbilly cousin.
An absent-minded professor gets into legal trouble because of his experiments with a gravity defying substance.
A newlywed couple''s honeymoon is disrupted by their friends'' marital problems.
A husband and wife fight to conquer alcoholism.
When Steve Flood's marriage is threatened by his gambling ways, his desperate wife concocts a scheme whereby she becomes his bookie. Suddenly he goes on a winning streak and the mob goes after her to eliminate their competition.
A convicted killer discovers a talent for art while behind bars.
A fictionalized movie biography of former top Hollywood film star George Raft.
An ad exec in disguise courts his pretty female competitor.
An ancient spell turns a teenager into a large sheep dog.
Jake MacIllaney will do just about anything to win the presidential election of longshoreman union Local 26. When he encounters young upright attorney Dan Cabot and Cabot's attractive wife, Linda, MacIllaney breaks up their marriage, pursues Linda, and pins a grand larceny rap on Dan. And all set to music!
A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who''''s criticized his work.
Navy office workers scheme to build a recreation hall on a remote Pacific island.
Chameleon-like actor Lon Chaney becomes a star while coping with his first wife's insanity.
Real-life prizefighter Barney Ross fights drug addiction to get back into the ring.
A cynical press agent exposes inhuman conditions in the boxing game.
A reporter stumbles on a runaway heiress whose story could salvage his career.
When a high-school teacher is attacked, evidence implicates a troubled student.
The famed pianist loses the love of his life and almost loses his son''''s love as well.
A New England schoolteacher goes to New York to become a songwriter.
An egotistical television comic falls for a pretty salesgirl and tries to make her a star.
A quirky relationship unfolds between an immigrant and an all-American folk music fan.
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
A high-school band sets out to win a national radio contest.
A celebration of how the very young and the very old appreciate and enjoy each other via sketches and variety performances.
A tribute to a New York City landmark -- Harlem's famed Apollo Theater.
A salute to Elvis Presley by film and record industry colleagues.
A comical salute to the long bygone days of vaudeville, an entertainment style that almost nobody but Bob Hope himself is old enough to remember.
The National Broadcasting Company's celebration of the fifty-year golden anniversary of its founding.
The second of two pilot films for a proposed series of medical dramas. The second pilot tells the story of George Sorenson, an aging doctor who decides to re-enter medical school and catch up on forty years of scientific progress.
An hour of music and song with Mitzi Gaynor and a hundred fairly well-known guys.
Songs and comedy sketches with comic actor Paul Lynde.
The story of a Hollywood theatrical agent. In the pilot episode, the agent attempts to help a promising new client overcome his stage fright.
This promotional short focuses on Patricia Neal''''s return to motion pictures with "The Subject Was Roses" (1968) after her near-fatal stroke.
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