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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 9, 1995|
|Born:||November 21, 1921||Cause of Death:||congestive heart failure|
|Birth Place:||Newark, New Jersey, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Compilation documentary on the film industry's world and efforts during World War II.
Along with everyone else in a post-apocalyptic city that is terrorized by a flesh-eating parasite, Patricia Welles struggles daily to live. When Patricia meets Dr. Paul Dean, he divulges the secret that the government had a part in making the monstrous creature, and that he has an identical parasite
A young divorcee struggles to provide for her young son and make a new life for herself in the backstage jungle of a TV talk show, becoming fast friends with its head writer whose job is to see that its host, a woman-chasing egomaniac, stays at the top of the ratings.
This film depicts the problems of a suburban housewife, suffering from fits of depression and alcoholism, and her stay in a psychiatric center after a feeble suicide attempt.
At night the Mangler stalks the streets of Los Angeles, killing and mutilating random victims. On the trail are a TV reporter (Cathy Lee Crosby), the father of one of the victims (William Devane), and a police detective (Richard Jaeckel), but despite their efforts only the mysterious psychic DeRenzy (Jacquelyn Hyde) knows what the killer is and how to stop it.
An anxious thirteen-year-old girl dreams of being a grown-up and tries to make herself look older in order to attract the rock idol she's fallen for.
A naive Texas beauty queen seeking Hollywood stardom quickly learns the realities of the business after encountering an unethical modeling school.
This satirical film dramatizes Richard Nixon's rise to political power. When he is still a young man, Richard M. Dixon suffers some political failures that prompt him to undergo plastic surgery to get a new face. Then his three top advisers brainwash Dixon and before long he is primed for great powe
A big-city gambler bets that he can seduce a Salvation Army girl.
Three women join the Navy to find husbands.
A reworking of "Moon Over Miami" set at the turn of the century. Three sisters set out for Atlantic City disguised as an heiress, her secretary, and a maid, in the hope that one of them will land a rich husband.
Colonel Urias J. Magonnagle (Edgar Buchanan) is running for Governor, against a crooked incumbent, and glib-tongued Wally M. Jones (Phil Silvers) persaudes him to build his campaign around performances by Earl Gordon (Harry James) and his band, including vocalists Terry (Vivian Blaine) and Allen Clark (Perry Como.) The performers (including Carmen Miranda as Michelle O'Toole) perform, Magonnagle orates and the citizens are buying. The crooked political machine gets worried and a few plot twists later (as can only be performed by four screenplay writers evidently in separate rooms), Clark has replaced Magonnagle as the candidate.
An Iowa family finds romance and adventure at the yearly state fair.
The owner of a San Francisco saloon yearns to rank among the upper crust of Nob Hill. When he begins romancing a wealthy socialite it looks like he may have his entree into high society. The pretty star of his saloon's show, however, wants to make sure he stays on the Barbary Coast.
A burlesque star breaks into the big time.
The oddly-assorted Hart cousins: revue singer Blossom, con man Harry, and machinist Chiquita (who gets radio through her teeth!), inherit southern plantation Magnolia Manor, which alas proves to be a "termite trap" and tax liability. Fortunately, Sgt. Rocky Fulton from a nearby army camp appears with a plan to convert the place to a hotel for army wives; but to pay bills until then, they decide to put on a show. Of course, romantic and military complications intervene...
A speakeasy owner steals a serious young composer''''s songs so he can produce a musical.
Hubert Wilkins (Stuart Erwin), a bookkeeper for Mr. Bates (Thurston Hall) by day and an air raid warden by night, patrols the district where his boss' warehouse is located, and finds two employees removing raw silk stocks. They say they are working under Bates' orders and brush him off. Hubert wants to marry Emily Conway (Elelyn Venable), company secretary, but can't see how he can afford it since he has loaned a salesman, Fuller (Chick Chandler), $400 with deeds to four lots as security. Don Bates (William T. Orr), son of the boss, is engaged to Emily's sister Sally (Vivian Blaine) though his father disapproves. He and Emily encourage Sally and Don to elope. Hubert, a little tipsy, buys two more lots from Fuller and goes to Bates' home and asks for a raise. He is fired and, the next morning, Emily also for helping Don to elope. Hubert discovers that the lots he bought are worth $100,000 and, unknown to Bates, buys the company. While on warden duty that night, he discovers that the two employees he previously saw taking silk from the warehouse are actually stealing it.
The two-man Laurel and Hardy Zoot Suit Band find themselves fronting a scam for "gasolene pills" in wartime oil-short America. They are however soon on the side of the angels helping recover $10,000 for an attractive young lady whose family have themselves been swindled.
The story of three forgotten singers who make a pact with the devil's son in return for a year at the top of the music world.
The program recreates the music, songs, and comedy of Broadway.
A feminine version of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty." The story of Georgina Allerton, manager and part owner of a bookstore, who daydreams herself into exciting adventures.
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