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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 9, 2002|
|Born:||April 14, 1925||Cause of Death:||died from pneumonia and kidney failure|
|Birth Place:||Westhampton, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Obsessed by the world of pool, Johnny could be one of the best. But his mentor and "trainer" Joe, a shady hustler who decides how and who Johnny plays, is holding him back from his dream. When the day finally comes, Johnny breaks from Joe. This leads to only one thing--violence. Joe is beaten up by
An aging veteran producer in desperate need of a hit in order to re-enter the Hollywood club has his idea stolen by a brash young executive.<P>Sonny Wexler's last chance for glory is the script optioned from a hungry young writer. When the writer tells Sonny that he has made a deal with a hot young
A modern fantasy fairy-tale that begins in Duke Osso's underground empire. The Duke's realm is doomed to extinction because the enormous crystal that provides the underground kingdom with light and life is about to burn out. And so the Duke sends his jester Balthasar out into the world to find a 'li
Story about 1960s world middleweight boxing champion Rubin "Hurricane" Carter--a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested along with another man for the murders of three white men in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John Artis wer
Twelve-year-old Marty Preston adopts Shiloh, a beagle who was mistreated by his previous owner, the drunken Judd Travers. But when Judd is injured after driving while drunk, Marty wants to help him to improve his life. Through a series of events, he discovers just how deep one grown man's hurt can g
Jericho Cane, a beaten down ex-cop, wakes up to another day, oblivious to the struggle that he soon must face. His job as a security specialist alongside his partner Chicago has become a tireless routine of seedy surveillance jobs, and since the death of his wife and child, everything in life which
It's the summer of 1965 and eccentric and glamorous Lucille is on her way to Hollywood to pursue her dreams of television stardom. With the head of her abusive husband stored safely in a tupperware container, she hits the road on a journey of self independence and becomes an unlikely catalyst for a
A New York cabbie encounters some remarkable characters who inspire him to set off on a journey and discover the meaning of life. He is spiritually dead until, after almost being killed by a criminal, he meets some strange young men who involve him in events in the midst of which he meets the love o
Gang members attack fashionable European vampires living at Los Angeles' Chateau Marmont Hotel.
When a ruthless Louisiana Senator's daughter found dead, her eccentric family is thrust together after years of animosity and estrangement. When suspicions of the crime arise, the FBI and Assistant Distric Attorney are called in to investigate, and a motive for murder is found--an 18 million estate
An art forger searches out the one art critic who knows the truth and can absolve him of a murder for which he is being framed.
The film recounts the inspiring story of the who led a non-violent revolution in Czechoslovakia and overthrew an entrenched Communist dictatorship, without violence, in only ten days. Though their leader, Vaclav Havel, is well known as a dissident, playwright and the President of the Czech Republic,
Ray and Addy are two working class lovers who dream of a better life together after he is released from prison. When Raymond is released, he turns to drug dealer Eddie Grillo who promised him a job in return for doing time for him. Ray is disgruntled by his poor wages and his lack of a future. Despe
Martians invade earth in this spoof of the 1950-60s sci-fi genre.
A woman seeks to reclaim the peace of the Nebraska prairie where she was born, as well as the son she gave up for adoption years earlier.
The Commish is on the trail of an arsonist as he investigates a rash of garment warehouse fires, but the clues keep pointing to one suspect -- his wife's father.
Franklin Laszlo is a hapless, henpecked but eager-to-please carnival owner who''s taking a one-shot chance at robbery in order to salvage his business and relationship with his young son. Daniel Miller is a compulsive workaholic resentfully stuck driving the neighborhood carpool, including his own two overlooked sons, on the day of a make-or-break presentation at his advertising agency. Their paths cross in the middle of a bungled robbery when Franklin flees the site, taking Daniel and his vanful of kids as hostages and beginning a comic day-long chase.
The story of a boy's love for a dog and how that love transforms and enriches his life and the lives of others. As the young lad attempts to rescue the dog from its abusive owner and to provide it with a loving and caring home, "Shiloh" is more than a boy-and-his-dog story.
A photographer tries to authenticate photos depicting a UFO encounter, and meets a group of eccentric characters along the way.
True story of a group of career cavalry officers who, in 1935, defied General Douglas MacArthur's order to destroy 500 horses and then began a cross-country race to Canada, pursued by a newly-formed tank division. Based on oral histories recorded by screenwriter Clark.
A television movie in the ongoing series about police lieutenant Columbo. Columbo investigates the double homicide of a mob leader and a race horse gambler.
Television movie based on the life of birth control pioneer and women's rights activist Margaret Sanger.
Three boys hold the country hostage when they find a nuclear device left behind by a gang of terrorists.
A prisoner lets his cellmate in on his plan to mastermind a New Year's Eve robbery from jail, but the cellmate gets out early on parole and plans on committing the crime himself. When a shot in the back stops him, his brother is pulled into the heist to raise the cash for the liver that will save th
Set in contemporary Miami, an explosives expert helps a seductive beauty avenge the murder of her parents, teaming up against a formidable trio of villains: a powerful Cuban-American crime boss, his son, and their merciless hit man.
The tale of Dodo, a Frenchman who has successfully and charmingly evaded work all his life and Jesus, an Italian musician who winds up in Sarasota in search of a woman who promised to marry him... and, it turns out, at least ten other men.
During World War II a New Zealand nurse and a US Marine pursue a mystery woman whose sergeant boyfriend has been murdered.
Young expectant parents-to-be think their new next-door neighbor wants to kill their unborn child.
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
A small-town eccentric opens a café in her decaying home.
Based on the true story of the FBI's search for Gordon Kahl, a Midwest killer and former convict who inspires a fanatical following that vows never to be taken alive.
A meat-packing tycoon turned vigilante punishes murderers on early parole or those who've managed to avoid prison altogether.
Contemporary version of "Macbeth," set in the crime underworld of the South Bronx.
A young European lawyer concluding music negotiations in Nashville becomes entangled in a menacing affair when he picks up a hitchhiker.
During the last summer of World War II, a Yugoslavian lifeguard, who has never managed to rescue anybody, saves the life of the commandant of a German garrison.
The escapades of an unorthodox New York City policeman as he searches for a serial killer.
A chronicle of the rescue of oppressed intellectuals and artists from Europe before the outbreak of World War II. It studies the cultural and intellectual impact of this emigre population on American life.
The third of NBC's "Desperado" television movie westerns which continues the adventures of cowboy Duell McCall who is framed for murder and on the run, but escapes hanging when he agrees to lead the dangerous search for a wealthy rancher's abducted daughter.
A group of five men are recruited to avenge the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre. The fictional treatment of Israel's actions describes the efforts of the team and questions the morality of revenge. The Sword of Gideon represents Israeli justice.
Dr. Judd Stevens is a mild-mannered Chicago psychiatrist. After one of his patients borrows a jacket from the doctor, the man is murdered. Then Stevens' secretary is killed. The police are at a loss to solve the crimes, but Lieutenant McGreavy is ready to pin the murders on Stevens. McGreavy's zeal
Dramatization of the still-controversial journeys of world-famous explorers Dr. Frederick Cook and Lt. Robert E. Peary, each of whom claimed discovery of the North Pole after trekking through the Arctic wasteland together and separately in the first years of this century. Peary ultimately emerged as
A Libyan resistance leader fights against Italian invaders on the eve of World War II.
Charlie is a bitter war veteran. He and three of his friends go to Wolf Lake for their annual weekend retreat of duck hunting, poker and hard drinking. This year their usual contact person is not there, but instead they find a young caretaker named David and his attractive girlfriend. Charlie is dee
Boys from different Judaic traditions build a friendship across cultural boundaries.
It's 1893, and after their many years together, the outlaw gang led by Bill Doolin and Bill Dalton is about to disband. But when two teenage girls filled with the romance of being outlaws in the West show up, the gang is revived. Jenny and Annie help the men plan a series of robberies, but this new
Newlyweds discover their dream home is haunted.
Jackie Pruit is the girlfriend of gangster Joe Bomposa, and when her life is endangered by some of his henchmen, the FBI begins to protect her. The agency, hoping that she will be able to supply them information they can use to put Bomposa in prison, assigns agent Charlie Congers to her case. Conger
Saint Tropez, 1975. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the assassination of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves the rest of the task to Jeff. Julie finds herself alone the following day, and becomes therefore prime suspect. Where is Louis' body? Where is Jeff? Is there any secret beyond a door?
A small-time union member trades his integrity for power within the organization.
When his family is killed, an Irishman with IRA ties plots to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.
Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss. But a few years later he is put into jail. In 1946, he got a pardon and is sent back to Sicilia. There, he begins becoming one of the chief of the Mafia. The US Army seems to refrain from interfering...
Mistaken identity leads two backwoods families into a bloody feud.
After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him. The best of the British generals, Arthur Welsley was victorious in Spain, but has never faced Napoleon. Welsley stands between Napoleon with a mixed army of Prussians, Mercenaries, Brits and Belgians. Napoleon's victory will plunge Europe back into a long term war. The two meet at Waterloo where the fate of Europe will be decided.
A man''''s tattoos tell frightening tales of the future.
Steve Howard, a British sales executive living in Manchester, England, begins an affair with a young hitchhiker, Elle Patterson, to emotionally get away from his marriage to his wife Francis. But when Elle moves into a room in Steve and Francis's house, he must keep the true nature of his relationship with Elle under wraps at all costs.
A hardened Army man becomes obsessed with a young soldier under his command.
A serial killer uses a variety of disguises to get to his victims.
An Italian soldier and a peasant girl capture a Nazi general.
A black police detective from the North forces a bigoted Southern sheriff to accept his help with a murder investigation.
Illicit lovers fight to stay together during the turbulent years of the Russian Revolution.
A Harlem pawnbroker tries to cope with his changing neighborhood while haunted by memories of the concentration camps.
An Englishman in Hollywood moves into the funeral business.
A corrupt developer is exposed when one of his building collapses.
A convicted killer discovers a talent for art while behind bars.
Despite police warnings, an engineer takes on a teen gang.
The Allied forces launch the D-Day invasion of German-occupied France.
A reformed child abuser fights the stigma of his past when he falls for a single mother.
A professor and thief decide to join together and pull off a heist.
Chicago's most notorious gangster rules the city ruthlessly.
A mad bomber holds an innocent family hostage.
In Mexico, a financier on the run poses as a man he just murdered, only to find out that the man was also a murderer.
An ambitious beauty marries a vintner, then falls for one of his workers.
A bitter Confederate veteran joins a Sioux tribe to keep his war against the Union going.
A rancher''s wife falls for a wandering cowhand.
A cynical press agent exposes inhuman conditions in the boxing game.
When an airliner crashes in the jungle, the repaired plane can only hold five of the survivors.
An air-corps pioneer stands trial for criticizing his superiors.
An unscrupulous movie producer blackmails an unhappy star into signing a new contract.
Pride and a lecherous ranch hand stand between an amorous cowboy and his farm girl sweetheart.
A young stevedore takes on the mobster who rules the docks.
An Italian war bride has problems dealing with her husband''''s possessive mother.
Born in London but raised in the old Hollywood studio system, Elizabeth Taylor remains a silver-screen icon. A favorite leading lady of Tennessee Williams, she dazzled as Shakespeare's Kate and won an Oscar as Edward Albee's Martha. She is one of the most famous women in the world and is remembered
The history of television is recounted, featuring clips from famous series and insights of several stars.
Documentary about World War II that tracks the early warnings of Japanese aggression, including the 1937 assault on Nanjing, China, that claimed a quarter of a million victims; outlines, Japan's motives; and reveals how the cultural and racial stereotypes on both sides intensified mutual hatred. The
Animated adaptation of "Moby Dick," Herman Melville's epic story about Captain Ahab's relentless quest to conquer the mystical white whale that devoured his leg.
Documentary special that features the swollen rivers, flooded forests and dense canopy of the vast Amazon rainforest. The rainforest is recognized as one of Earth's natural wonders. The program offers a closer look at rarely seen animals as they contend with the volatile waters of the world's larges
Oscar winner Rod Steiger discusses his career as a top dramatic star with TCM host Robert Osborne .
Profile of singer/actress Shirley Jones.
Bill Maher presides over a discussion of the Oscar ceremony with a panel of celebrity guests from the Beverly Hills Hotel. Also features live coverage of the after party activities following the Academy Awards presentation.
The American Film Institute salutes American screen legends, in honor of the 100th anniversary of American movies. The event features 50 of today's stars paying tribute to 50 American screen legends, 25 women and 25 men.
Documentary tells the stories of Alcatraz's most famous prisoners, including Scarface Capone, Machine Gun Kelly, Doc Barker and the Birdman. Former guards and ex-cons are interviewed about these men and life on "The Rock."
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
History of New York television as told through the collective voices of its celebrities and innovators. Interviews are supplemented by archival film clips from classic programs made in New York as well as scenes from shows currently produced in New York.
Live presentation of the 54th annual Golden Globe Awards honoring achievement in film and television.
Chronicles the GI Bill, passed by Congress in the closing months of World War II, that guaranteed education, housing and business loans to 15 million veterans, creating the largest middle class in the world.
Profile of science-fiction writer Ray Bradbury.
Documentary honoring the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Palace Museum in Beijing, China. Uses actors, location shooting, period paintings, archival materials, and readings from over a thousand years of diaries to present a dramatic portrayal of the "Forbidden City," the symbolic heart of Im
Documentary on the life of actor James Dean. Includes rare archival footage, interviews with friends and family, home movies, clips of his early television work, screen tests, and clips from his films.
Documentary recounting the making of David Lean's 1965 film, "Dr. Zhivago."
A documentary chronicling how the pursuit of the American Dream has changed the environment. Makes use of first-person accounts of writers, politicians, historians, business people, Native Americans and other citizens. Combines archival footage and original photography.
A special that chronicles the personal stories of the World War II military leaders who helped change the course of history in 1942. Focuses on American Generals Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George Patton and George C. Marshall, U.S. Admiral Chester Nimitz, British Field Marshal Bernard
A two-part, four-hour documentary special about Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War as told in the words of people who figured importantly in his life. Uses the voices of an all-star cast.
A documentary exploring the appeal and impact of New York City on filmmaking. Intertwines scenes from famous New York movies with interviews.
A broadcast in which the American Film Institute (AFI) presents its twentieth annual Life Achievement Award to Sidney Poitier.
A special addressing some of the major issues facing American education.
A documentary exploring the history of The Actors Studio, the academy founded in 1947 by Elia Kazan, Robert Lewis, Cheryl Crawford, and Lee Strasburg. The school advanced a naturalistic style of acting based on the work of Russian director and teacher Konstantin Stanislavski, which in the U.S. has a
An awards ceremony honoring America's favorite performers in the fields of television, motion pictures, and music hosted by John Denver.
A program of music, comedy skits, and dramatic vignettes that salutes America.
The pilot episode for an untitled anthology series. "The Lonely Wizard" tells the story of Charles Steinmetz, a brilliant electronics engineer who preferred to work in isolation.
A drama about Marty Polletti, a homely 36-year-old butcher from the Bronx who has given up hope of finding a mate. However, while attending a local ballroom dance, he meets Clara Davis, an equally unattractive school teacher, and for the first time, he feels there is hope for a lasting love. The tel
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A miniseries on the life of singer/actor Frank Sinatra.
A reverent and beautiful retelling of the biblical tale with an all-star cast, winning Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Drama (1977-78) and for James Farentino as Best Supporting Actor in a Drama. Subsequently expanded to eight hours over four nights.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
An ensemble drama about an elite U.S. government crisis management team that keeps constant watch on international hotspots which pose potential threats to the security of the United States.
A two-part miniseries based on the true-life 1943 murder of Sir Harry Oakes, a wealthy businessman who was killed in the Bahamas. Oakes' protective love for his daughter had clashed with her defiant love for the handsome gigolo she married. Alfred DeMarigny becomes the prime suspect in the murder of
Trash-wallowers, if TV ratings are a believable barometer, were beside themselves with glee, savoring every minute of this three-part, six-hour adaptation of Jackie Collins' book about women who, according to the network publicity releases, "are caught up in the low life and high society of the film
This short film offers a behind-the-scenes look into the filming of "Lolly Madonna XXX" (1973).
This promotional short for "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) provides behind-the-scenes footage of the film shoot and introduces Geraldine Chaplin.
This promotional short for "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) provides behind-the-scenes footage of the film shoot and introduces Omar Sharif.
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