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Director (feature film)
Unusual sci-fi invasion film, with a black-comedy twist: The Earth is taken over by The Monitors, aliens who run it like hall monitors in a 1950's high school, with overtones of Big Brother. The film follows the progress of the human underground rebellion. The twist is that as the film goes on, the audience's sympathies shift to the aliens, who are basically benevolent. When the humans manage to oust them, it's back to corruption and bribery by the usual suspects.
Cast (feature film)
It was the early 1970s, the twilight of the sexual revolution in America, when a sex industry entrepreneur named Larry Flynt leveraged a small string of Ohio strip-clubs into the beginnings of a publishing empire. "Hustler" was a raw and raunchy magazine that pushed the limits of American tolerance.
A group of teenagers are terrorized by "Freddy Krueger", an evil being from another world who gets to his victims by entering their dreams and killing them with gloves that have knife blades attached to each finger.
After a bout with polio, future president Franklin Roosevelt fights to save his political career.
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
A sportswriter and a fashion designer have a lot of adjusting to do when they marry in haste.
After learning to play the guitar in prison, a young man becomes a rock 'n' roll sensation.
An Air Force colonel in charge of an Alaskan base has his hands full when he falls in love with a defecting Russian pilot.
True story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.
A beautiful Roman mounts a romantic campaign to halt Hannibal's invasion of the empire.
A group of Marines eagerly await deployment during World War II.
When the members of a musical troupe take cleaning jobs, their lead singer falls for a famous songwriter.
Wally Hogan has things going his way. He is the manager-trainer of Bullet Bradley, a fighter who has just won the lightweight championship. Life suddenly takes a not-so-happy turn, however, when Bullet gets drafted. Hogan's gangster partners "persuade him to enlist and keep an eye on the fighter, who is subsequently declared psychologically unfit for the Army. Enter Herbet Tuttle, a draftee eager to have Hogan turn him into a fighter. Hogan Reluctantly agrees only after he discovers Tuttle's aunt is the beautiful singer at a nightclub. From then on it's a case of stringing Tuttle along while trying to get close to his aunt. To further complicate Hogan's life there is a rulebook Military Police Officer who tries to squish the shenanigans.
Androcles is a Christian who follows that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are evenutally arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who helped heal it?
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''s taught everything.
Two sailors wreak havoc on the Navy.
Security agent Larry Martin, who can fly with an experimental rocket suit, investigates clandestine visits to earth by a Martian spaceship. Meanwhile, villainous Martians conspire with a traitorous atomic scientist to blast earth out of its orbit and replace it with Mars! Can Larry and his cohort Bob Wilson stop the Martians before they complete their dastardly project? Not a zombie in sight.
A small-town girl falls for a big-city talent agent.
To commit the perfect crime, a former detective keeps his colleagues' identities secret from each other.
Two sailors invest in a racehorse.
Country bumpkin Aaron Slick (Alan Young) has been unsuccessfully courting pretty young widow Josie Beery (Dinah Shore) for years. Josie yearns for a fling in the big city. With $20,000 from a crooked deal stashed in their trunk, Bill Merridew (Robert Merrill) and his "kissing cousin" Gladys (Adele Jergens), stars, in a relative sense, of a touring tent show stop at Josie's farm. Merridew, actually hiding out, thinks there is oil on the farm and Aaron, knowing otherwise, tricks him into buying the farm for a large sum. Josie takes the money and runs to Chicago, with Merridew, realizing he was tricked, in hot pursuit. Aaron arrives in time to keep Josie from letting Merridew "invest" her money.
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
A rancher's daughter visits Paris to meet her mother and find love.
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he''''s gotten off was really guilty.
A tough cop has to fight his superiors in order to battle the mob.
A gambler faces deportation when he gets mixed up with murder.
A stewardess can't choose among three suitors.
A tycoon rises to the top in 19th-century San Francisco through greed and corruption.
A rigid police detective accidentally uncovers his wife's illegal past.
A photographer falls for a rich girl and gets mixed up with crooks.
An idealistic small-town reporter tries to fight corruption.
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
Two sisters find romance during a turn-of-the-century family vacation.
A chic New York couple is torn apart by a seductive model.
A police officer tries to find half a million dollars stolen by gangsters.
A gang of small time crooks plots an elaborate jewel heist.
A young trumpet player is torn between an honest singer and a manipulative heiress.
Criminal pathologists try to crack a case with nothing but the victim's bones to go on.
A naval officer devotes his life to the development of the aircraft carrier.
A detective tries to solve a policeman's murder.
Three sailors wreak havoc as they search for love during a whirlwind 24-hour leave in New York City.
A married woman's discovery of stolen money changes her character for the worse.
Two men join forces to smuggle rubber out of occupied Malaya during World War II.
Joe Palooka goes blind during a fight. An operation restores his vision, but he's told not to fight for a year. His trainer Knobby has picked up another fighter, but gangsters are pressing him to fix fights. Joe decides to risk his eyesight to save Knobby's honor.
Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.
A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer." Barry Fitzgerald is a rapid fan of following the ponies (but none too good at picking the winners)and owns a shabby boarding house east of NYC's Third Avenue. Mostly, he never works, follows his hunches, philosphizes through most of the 77 minutes and changes the life course for most of those around him. His dependence upon his daughter (Diana Lynn) keeps him interfering with her romance with a returning WW II sailor (Sonny Tufts, just before Paramount finally gave up on him.) And he will stretch the truth beyond accepted boundaries. Fitzgerald's real-life brother Arthur Sheilds plays his brother who he has built up to be a rich man, but who is really a diver working for the police department. Could have been a ten if there had been a leprechaun or two or Pat O'Brien in the cast.
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
A stranded showgirl joins the police force and risks her life to expose a phony psychic.
In this remake of Libeled Lady, a tough newspaper editor hires a gigolo to compromise a woman suing his paper for libel.
A bumbling soldier and his scheming friend take France by storm.
A Navy commander fights to prove the battle-worthiness of the PT boat at the start of World War II.
During World War II in San Francisco, Eve Morgan and her single girlfriends spend their days welding ships and their nights dancing with soldiers and sailors shipping out that night. Eve is determined to avoid any romantic entanglements until the war is over she refuses to spend her days and nights worrying about getting bad news about a man she has fallen for. But she doesn't count on meeting a soldier who is determined to change her mind.
Baseball legend Lou Gehrig faces a crippling disease at the height of his success.
A soft-spoken school teacher tries to prove he''s not a Nazi collaborator.
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
Marathon Pictures is stuck with Billy Doran (Darryl Hickman), Whiz Quiz radio show star but a flop in Hollywood. Ex-child star Tiny Barlow (Jackie Cooper) suggests that the studio remake "Skippy", the film that made him famous, with himself as coach for little Billy. A. J. Colder (Walter Abel), Marathon's Mighty Mogul, agrees. Joan Winslow (Susanna Foster), a contract player who has never had a part, is picked to replace balky Brenda Lee (Ann Gillis) in Marathon's monster musical of the year. Tiny poses as a big shot and takes credit for getting Joan the role. They are soon seen everywhere together as Tiny is taking advantage of her publicity build-up for his own gain, until he suddenly finds out he is in love with her and confesses his duplicity. This occurs when Colder has forbid Joan to see Tiny anymore, directing her to only be seen with important people who can help her career, and Tiny thinks it is because she has dumped him. He enters into a conspiracy with Brenda's agent, Mickey Fadden (John Gallaudet), to make Brenda give up her strike and accept the role Colder gave Joan. She does and Tiny is given the role of her leading man. But he is unhappy about what he has done in costing Joan her big chance, plus his old friend, Georgie Clemons (Jackie Searle) who used to play the mean kid in Tiny's films is also replaced. Faced with the taunts of the production crew because of what he helped engineer and broken hearted about Joan, Tiny walks out on the picture, climbs into his automobile and heads for parts unknown. Little Billy, who adores him, stows away in the luggage compartment. Billy, the high IQ kid, has devised a scheme to set everything right.
Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl.
Music (feature film)
A pair of dimwits get jobs as servants to a boy king whose life is in danger.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
A soldier returning from World War II finds love with a lady swimmer.
A comedy pilot about a sorcerer who has a family of witches and monsters. Ben Masters is faced with the challenging task of hiding this fact from his fiancee. His family includes an ageless mother who reads minds, a daughter who is a witch, a son who is a warlock and speaks in rap poetry, another so
Set in a small California town in the 1890s, an enterprising young man sets out to make his fortune by starting a chain of restaurants in train depots.
A pilot for a series not picked up by NBC about a recent widow who wants to get into blue-blood society. In order to introduce herself to the the other idle millionaires, she she throws a big party, complete with an overthrown dictator who's fled his country. When the dictator fails to show, Cheech
The comic adventures of Vernon Silt, the hapless manager of the complaints department at Dorfman's Department Store. In the pilot episode, Vernon struggles to find a gift for his wife's anniversary after he is robbed by a petite young thief.
The story, set in New York City, follows the adventures of Ginny Provost, an animal talent scout whose Greenwich Village apartment is overrun with animals. The pilot episode depicts Ginny's efforts to save her animals from eviction when a neighbor's complaint brings about a court hearing. Based on t
The story, set in the town of Rockwell, follows the adventures of Grady Williams, an ordained minister, and his family. In the pilot episode, Reverend Williams attempts to solve two problems; eulogizing a man nobody liked, and accepting his teenage daughter's romance with a college student.
The story of Alan Ozley, an artist for the Essex, Connecticut, "Register," a conservative, small-town newspaper, who dreams of becoming the political cartoonist. The program combines live-action with animation. Alan's thoughts and fantasies come to vivid life for him and the viewer through the use
The story, set at Fort Waco, a U.S. Army communications center, follows the adventures of Wendy Hooper, a pretty but naive Alabama girl, who joins the Army--thinking the communications center will help her become a country and western singer. In the pilot episode, the truth dawns on Wendy--and she
The adventures of Jason Brewster, a college English professor, and his wife Holly, a beautiful showgirl, as they seek to live a normal life despite the problems caused by the differences in their occupations.
The story focuses on the relationship between a former madam and her daughter. In the pilot episode, Billie Barkley, the mother, begins a new career and seeks to re-establish a relationship with her daughter, Sharon, a writer.
The story of a precocious boy named Mason Bennett. In the pilot episode, Mason's parents attempt to discover why he lacks friends.
The lighter side of the Cold War as seen through the activities of a group of servicemen stationed at a top-secret radar station in Alaska in 1959.
The comic adventures of Roxy Hagopian, an ambitious young singer working as a page at the Roxy Theater who is determined to make it on Broadway.
The misadventures of Jeremiah Salt, a bigoted black businessman, the owner/operator of a window-washing outfit, and his Puerto Rican son-in-law and employee, Pepe.
A documentary focusing on the question of what distinguishes a great television director from an ordinary television director. The program explores this question by taking a look at four of television's award-winning directors, and profiling them working with their collaborators to fashion popular p
The comic adventures of Roxy Hagopian, an ambitious young singer working as a page at the Roxy Theater who is determined to make it on Broadway.
The hectic doings of Dick Kanipsia, a likeable young man who gets mixed up in weird, frightening situations with unusual people. In the pilot episode, Dick tries to profit from a plan to sell produce he salvages from a train wreck.
This short film, produced in cooperation with the U.S. War Department, focuses on a small-town Kansas boy who fulfills his dream of becoming a tail gunner in a bomber. Vitaphone Release 1111A.
This short film focuses on the Nazi''''s efforts to shut down underground newspapers.
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