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Dinah Shore

Dinah Shore


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Also Known As: Died: February 24, 1994
Born: March 1, 1917 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Winchester, Tennessee, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Entertaining the Troops (1989) as Herself
A salute to the Hollywood celebrities who entertained American combat troops at home and abroad during World War II.
Death Car on the Freeway (1979) as Lynn Bernheimer
Model-turned-Charlie's Angel Shelley Hack is a determined TV reporter out to find a maniac who is methodically attacking lone women drivers on the Los Angeles Freeway by pushing them off the road with his powerful van. A number of familiar TV stars (including Dinah Shore, in her "dramatic" TV debut)
Oh, God! (1977) as Herself
A grocer is selected by God to help spread a message.
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952) as Josie Berry
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.
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947) as Julia Sanderson
True story of composer Jerome Kern's rise to the top on Broadway and in Hollywood.
Fun and Fancy Free (1947) as Narrator of "Bongo"
Disney version of fairy tale "Jack and the Beanstalk", featuring Mickey, Donald and Goofy in the main roles. Also contains another short film, re-released as "Bongo"
Make Mine Music (1946) as The Song, "Two Silhouettes"
Segments: "A Rustic Ballad," a story of feuding hillbillys; "A Tone Poem," a mood piece set on a blue bayou; "A Jazz Interlude," a bobby-soxer goes jitterbugging with her date at the malt shop; "A Ballad in Blue," dark room, rain and somber landscapes illustrate the loss of a lover; "A Musical Recitation," the story of Casey at the Bat; "Ballade Ballet," ballet dancers perform in silhouette; "A Fairy Tale with Music," Peter and the Wolf; "After You've Gone," four musical instruments chase through a surreal landscape; "A Love Story," about the romance between a fedora and a bonnet; "Opera Pathetique," the story of Willie, the Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met.
Belle of the Yukon (1944) as Lettie Candless
Saloon entertainers get mixed up with a bank robbery.
Up in Arms (1944) as Virginia [Merrill]
A hypochondriac''''s imagined illnesses aren''''t enough to keep him out of the military.
Follow the Boys (1944) as
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) as Herself
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.

Music (feature film)

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
It is the most memorable photograph of World War II, among the greatest pictures ever taken. The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for photography and one of the most-reproduced images in the history of photography, the picture has inspired postage stamps, posters, the covers of countless magazines and newspapers, and even the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima," a picture taken by Associated Press photographer J Rosenthal on February 23, 1945 depicts five Marines and one Navy Corpsman raising the U.S. flag on Mount Suribachi. The image served as a counterpoint for one of the most vicious battles of the war: the fight to take Iwo Jima, a desolate island of black sand barely eight square miles that would prove a tipping point in the Pacific campaign. Lasting more than a month, the fight was a bloody, drawn-out conflict that might have turned the American public against the war entirely, had it not been for the photo, which was taken and published five days into the battle. The photograph made her s of the men in the picture as the three surviving flag-raisers were returned to the U.S. and made into props in the government''s Seventh War Bond Tour. Uncomfortable with their new celebrity, the flag-raisers considered the real her s to be the men who died on Iwo Jima; still, the American public held them up as the best America had to offer, the supermen who conquered the Japanese--and then, just as quickly as it had arrived, the glory faded. For two of the surviving flag-raisers, life became a series of compromises and disappointments; for the third, happiness came only by shutting off his war experiences and rarely speaking of them ever again.
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
In the years before World War II, a Japanese child is torn from her penniless family to work as a geisha house. Despite a treacherous rival who nearly breaks her spirit, the girl blossoms into the legendary geisha Sayuri. Beautiful and accomplished, Sayuri captivates the most powerful men of her day, but is haunted by her secret love for the one man beyond her reach.
Sleepy Time Gal, The (2001) as Song Performer ("Sleepy Time Gal")
A tale concerning a bohemian writer whose life focus is altered by her on-going fight against cancer. In the midst of a loving yet combative relationship with her photographer son, she seeks to renew contact with an old flame and becomes preoccupied with thoughts of the daughter by Bob whom she gav
Welcome to Woop Woop (1998) as Song Performer ("Happy Christmas Little Friend")
While driving through the Australian outback, Teddy, a New York conman, is kidnapped by Angie, a sex-crazed tomboy to whom he has just offered a ride. Teddy is in heaven until wham... he's knocked unconscious and wakes up to find himself "happily married" in her native, remote town of Woop Woop, an
Delinquents, The (1989) as Song Performer ("Chantez Chantez")
Story of a teenager's life in 1950s Australia.

Cast (special)

Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards (1992) as Presenter
A live presentation of "The Jim Thorpe Awards," honoring individual achievements in 10 sports categories.
Jack Benny: Comedy in Bloom (1992)
A special featuring vintage clips of comedian Jack Benny, as well as reminiscences by friends.
Celebration of Eddy Arnold, A (1992)
A musical tribute to country music singer Eddy Arnold.
Dinah Shore: A Special Conversation With Tennessee Ernie Ford (1991) as Host
A special hosted by Dinah Shore featuring an interview with Tennessee Ernie Ford.
Dinah Shore: A Special Conversation with Burt Reynolds (1991)
Dinah Shore converses with her guest Burt Reynolds.
Frank Sinatra: The Voice of Our Time (1991)
A special chronicling Frank Sinatra's career. The program highlights performances from his films, television specials and concerts.
Tennessee Ernie Ford: 50 Golden Years (1990)
A special saluting Tennessee Ernie Ford, including musical performances and vintage clips from his television appearances in the 1950s and '60s.
Special Conversation With Dinah, A (1990) as Host
A talk show hosted by Dinah Shore. Special primetime edition of "A Conversation With Dinah," the talk show series telecast on The Nashville Network.
America's Choice Awards (1990) as Presenter
A special honoring the most popular cable programming of the past year as determined by a poll conducted in "The Cable Guide" in December 1989.
Dinah Comes Home Again (1990) as Host
A variety special broadcast live from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, featuring native southerner Dinah Shore singing country music songs.
1990 Ace Awards-11th Annual (1990) as Host
Live presentation of the eleventh annual ACE Awards, honoring the best in made-for-cable programming. Sponsored by the National Academy of Cable Programming.
CBS News Special: Lucy (1989)
A CBS News Special prompted by the death of Lucille Ball, offering a retrospective on her life and career.
75th Anniversary of Beverly Hills, The (1989)
A seventy-fifth anniversary salute to the city of Beverly Hills, California. Included is the presentation of the annual Will Rogers Award to entertainer Frank Sinatra; a tour of the city's designer shops by Shelley Long; Christmas and Fourth of July ceremonies; an auto tour of the city conducted by
Happy Birthday, Bob -- 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years With NBC (1988)
A three-hour special celebrating the eighty-fifth birthday of comedian Bob Hope, and his fifty years with NBC. Highlights include a retrospective of Hope's radio days, film clips from his most memorable movies and television shows, and singing and dancing performances by guest celebrities.
Pee-wee's Playhouse Christmas Special (1988)
A holiday special featuring Pee-wee Herman, his magical playhouse, and an assortment of celebrity guests.
America's Tribute to Bob Hope (1988)
A star-studded salute to American comedian Bob Hope. The special was taped January 2, 1988 at the opening of the Bob Hope Cultural Center in Palm Desert, California. At the close of the special, Ronald Reagan presented Hope with the first "America's Hope Award." The award is slated to be given annua
Candid Camera: The First 40 Years (1987)
The fortieth anniversary of the popular television show is celebrated in this special. The program features highlights from past episodes, along with introductions and comments by guest stars who explain the various situations and offer their favorite segments.
NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986)
A special featuring more than 100 stars and highlights from the most memorable moments in radio and television history spanning six decades on America's first broadcast network. NBC stars, past and present, recall, via film clips and personal memories, unforgettable moments from the past 60 years. H
Night of 100 Stars II, The (1985)
A star-studded sequel to "The Night of 100 Stars." A celebrity benefit for the Actors Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dances and comedy. Three hundred and eight stars participated in a seven-hour marathon that was edited to three hours for television.
37th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards, The (1985)
The thirty-seventh annual presentation by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) of the Emmy Awards for prime time television. Telecast live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Women I Love - Beautiful but Funny (1982)
A salute to the women Bob Hope has worked with for 32 years on television.
All-Time American Songbook, The (1982) as Host
A gala musical salute to America's greatest songwriters and their best-loved songs. The program pays tribute to the works of George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Oscar Hammerstein II, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, and Duke Ellington, among others. In addition to pe
Christmas in Washington 1982 (1982) as Guest
A holiday special taped at the National Building Museum, the White House, and other sites in Washington, D.C.
Lola (1976)
A variety special featuring singer Lola Falana and friends.
Jack Benny's Second Farewell Show (1974)
Jack Benny's second attempt to announce his retirement from show business.
Burt Reynolds' Late Show (1973)
A late-night program of performances by country and western entertainers.
Jack Lemmon -- Get Happy (1973)
A tribute to composer Harold Arlen.
Dinah in Search of the Ideal Man (1973) as Host
A comical interlude in which Dinah Shore seeks the ideal man.
How to Handle a Woman (1972) as Host
A lighthearted salute to the female of the species via music and comedy sketches.
Salute to Television's 25th Anniversary, A (1972)
The program recalls outstanding moments from twenty-five years of television broadcasting with clips from some 400 shows.
Brief Encounter (1961) as Laura Jesson
A romantic story about two married strangers who meet and fall in love during a summer holiday. The program marks the dramatic TV acting debut of Dinah Shore.
Entertainment 1955 (1955) as Guest
NBC TV's first color special to emanate from the network's new $3,700,000 Burbank studios. A live program of music, comedy, and dramatic vignettes from New York and California.
Operation Entertainment (1954) as Guest
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.

Music (special)

Celebration of Eddy Arnold, A (1992) as Song Performer ("I Really Don'T Want To Know")
A musical tribute to country music singer Eddy Arnold.
Special Conversation With Dinah, A (1990) as Song Performer ("Georgia On My Mind")
A talk show hosted by Dinah Shore. Special primetime edition of "A Conversation With Dinah," the talk show series telecast on The Nashville Network.
Pee-wee's Playhouse Christmas Special (1988) as Song Performer ("The Twelve Days Of Christmas")
A holiday special featuring Pee-wee Herman, his magical playhouse, and an assortment of celebrity guests.
All-Time American Songbook, The (1982) as Song Performer ("I'Ve Got A Crush On You" "It Ain'T Necessarily So")
A gala musical salute to America's greatest songwriters and their best-loved songs. The program pays tribute to the works of George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Oscar Hammerstein II, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, and Duke Ellington, among others. In addition to pe

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