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Cast (feature film)
Profiles legendary Hollywood screenwriter and acclaimed novelist A I 'Buzz' Bezzerides, who quickly became known as 'the King of Noir'. Graylisted during the McCarthy era, 'Buzz' was one of many talents to suffer from the industrial-style practices of the 'dream factory' in which writers were regard
Jessica Fletcher attends a lecture in Virginia given by Dr. Cassandra Hawkins about the murder of a white plantation owner on his wedding night in the 1860s. While at the lecture, Jessica learns that her distant aunt, Sarah McCullough, owned a slave named Sam Pinckney and that he may have been unjus
Disappointed that her mother has always disappeared at important times in her life, Alison Shaeffer, a successful book editor, decides to track down her mother on a remote island in an effort to patch things up. But family secrets unravel when Allison discovers that her mother is a CIA agent after s
A tale of friendship, trust, betrayal and the overwhelming power of unconditional love. The story follows a gang of unique outcasts and misfits living in a downtown Los Angeles fleapit, known locally as the "Million Dollar Hotel". Their story is seen through the eyes of Tom Tom, a young man who serv
In the sleepy New England town of Loblolly By The Sea, a letter arrived that is going to wake things up. It is a love letter--ardent, sensual...and unsigned. Everybody who reads it wonders who it''s for and speculates who it''s from. As the letter falls into different hands, the residents in the small town start to eye one another with renewed interest. Determined to find the letter''s author, Helen MacFarquhar begins a quest that will open her life to a new chapter involving two decidedly different men: George, an old friend from her past, and Johnny, a young man very much in her present. Will one of them decide her future? Unexpectedly, one mysterious love note has the power to unlock some startling secrets, changing the lives of everyone it touches.
Comprised from over 400 images from archives and feature films, this short traces the history of American film through the years, featuring footage from the industry's earliest days, behind-the-scenes glimpses of studios and films in production, rare home movies of the stars and sneak peeks into Hol
A look back at the movies and monsters that turned Universal into Hollywood''''s house of horror.
Lovers from opposite sides of the tracks find their love tested during the maiden voyage of the doomed ocean liner.
Stephen Bogart hosts this one-hour special on the life and career of his legendary father, Humphrey Bogart.
A documentary covering the career of child star Shirley Temple.
As a daughter of a lengendary gridiron star, a young woman''s greatest desire is to coach a team of her own When the chauvinistic powers to be assign her to an inner city ghetto school, the spriited female has her own work cut out for her.
A young seminarian rattles the established order at a Catholic parish run by an older pastor.
A flamboyant star throws a TV comedy show into chaos.
Idealistic young teacher, attacked in her classroom, decides to buck the system in an attempt to make schools safer, over the advice of her principal who, unwilling to rock the boat, tries to gloss over the hazardous conditions.
Billed as the first television film dealing with sexual harassment on the job, this movie finds Valerie Harper playing a divorcee who decides to fight back after her hopes of gaining a promotion are dashed by her rejection of the advances of her boss, played by Max Gail, and it is only after he actu
A big-city lady doctor returns to her roots in the backwoods of the Blue Ridge Mountains to bring modern medicine to the local folks in the Appalachia of the 1930s and finds herself at odds with the homespun ways of the local medicine woman. Originally this was titled "The Outlander." Veteran actres
A romantic gothic drama about a modern-day woman's journey into the past in a desperate attempt to change fate and save the life of her true love, a young artist she had fallen for at the turn of the century. Based on David Williams' novel, "Second Sight."
A murder melodrama in which a defense lawyer-detective is urged by his ex-girl friend to defend her lesbian lover, charged with a killing of which she claims she is innocent.
Irwin Allen''s first made-for-TV disaster movie follows the course charted by its wide-screen big brothers, only this time it''s a small town about to be devastated by a flood when a faulty dam bursts. At a reported cost of $2.5 million, this was, according to network publicity, the most expensive film made to that time for television. A companion Irwin Allen movie called "Fire" was aired several weeks later, and then each was trimmed to ninety minutes and rerun as a TV double bill subsequently. This movie''s formal title was "Irwin Allen''s Production of ''Flood''."
A luxury cruise ship is threatened with destruction -- with all aboard -- as part of a deadly vendetta against a multi-millionaire passenger in true Irwin Allen seagoing disaster style. The liner Queen Mary provided the backdrop for this suspense movie.
An ethereal retelling, stylishly produced, of the story of the New England spinster accused of the axe murders of her father and stepmother in the 1890s in the town of Fall River, Massachusetts. Emmy Award nominations went to Elizabeth Montgomery, art director Jack DeShields, set decorator Henry Gordon, editor John A. Martinelli, and costume designer Guy Verhille. DeShields and Gordon won.
A plain-Jane math professor (Joan Davis) at a small midwestern college is talked into journeying to New York on behalf of a colleague who has written a steamy bestseller under an assumed name. While in the big city, the math prof receives a bump on the head which brings on a form of amnesia. She begins to believe she is the author of the sultry book, and has actually lived its story. Now freed from her inhibitions, the lady professor sashays about with abandon. With a PR man (Jack Oakie) in tow, she crashes a party of swells at the home of a wealthy industrialist (Thurston Hall) and pressures him into making a large contribution to her tiny college back home.
Young Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbels (Paul Andor), an unsuccesful playright, is forced, in order to support himself, to take a position as tutor in the household of Herr Quandt (Ralph Morgan.) His first attempt to force himself upon women comes when he becomes interested in a young actress, Maria Brandt (Claudia Drake), daughter of Colonel Brandt (H.B. Warner)at whose home he is lodging. He is driven from the house by Colonel Brandt. That night, acting as an usher for a meeting of the new German Socialist Party, Goebbels hears Hitler speak, and becomes an ardent follower. He is made propaganda head, becomes known as the "Scoundrel of Berlin", and his machinations strike terror into the hearts of innocent girls. Maria Brandt, who is working as a bit player in a theatre in Hannover, again meets Goebbels. Through his efforts, although unknown to her, Maria is made an overnight star. He then procures a contract for her at the famous UFA studios of Berlin. Maria, who has become interested in a young doctor, Hans Traeger (Donald Woods), shuns Goebbels' attentions.
A grieving widower hires an assassin to kill him only to have his late wife turn up alive.
When a waiter (Martin) makes a lucky hit and wins a benefit prizefight, gamblers rig some fights for him; but a reporter (Stuart) arranges for a real boxer (Richmond) to put him in his place.
A parodic remake of the story of the young Gascon D'Artagnan, who arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu.
A bank runner (Kellard) is accused of killing a woman (Hussey) for whom he deposited a large amount. Reporter (Stuart) and bank official (Stuart) investigate.
District Attorney's investigator (Whalen) starts his honeymoon and a man is indicated for murder. His bride (Stuart) doubts the man's guilt and enlists the help of a former racketeer (Kelly) to find the real killer.
A frantic radio producer must find the perfect Little Miss America for an advertiser's national program and discovers her in his country neighbor.
Jane breaks into the film business while also reviving the flagging career of her film director uncle (Wilcoxon) and getting him hooked up with his secretary (Stuart).
When a wealthy Indian student endows the college so they can keep the football coach rumor has it the Indian has played professionally and can't be on the team.
A couple who are always quarreling split up temporarily while she goes to France and teams up with a playboy who's being sued for breach of promise.
A lost rich girl takes up with a pair of musical performers.
After setting the leg of John Wilkes Booth, Dr. Samuel Mudd is sent to prison as a conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
A mercenary is hired to kidnap a prince.
Injured scientist Eric Godfrey asks his protege to give him a fatal dose of opiates to end his misery. When he dies the doctor is accused of murder.
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
A young couple suffers through in-law and employment problems.
A socialite is bamboozled into producing a stage show in her home.
A cocky naval cadet clashes with an old friend serving with him.
Twenty years after 3 murders occur in a castle's "blue room", three men who each want to marry a beautiful girl decide to spend a night in the room to prove their bravery to her.
A scientist's experiments with invisibility turn him into a madman.
A man spends his life building a successful business to pass on to his kids who are uninterested.
An attorney defending a friend whose wife cheated on him suspects his own wife of adultery.
A storm strands travelers in a house full of dangerous eccentrics.
A property developer is torn between his wife and his mistress.
Small town America: the Cohens own a movie theater; the Kellys own a diner. Kitty Kelly and Maurice Cohen are young lovers; Maurice sends Kitty's picture to a movie studio, and they accept her and make her a star. Soon, the Kelly family is living the high life; they write a postcard to the Cohens, who take a polite "wish you were here" as an invitation to sell everything. The Kellys shun the Cohens, who they now see as gauche. But when sound films are introduced, Kitty is no longer a star, and composer Maurice suddenly makes his family rich (for a while) .
Level headed Mike Miller runs Desert Airport, an air mail base full of daring young pilots risking their lives to get the mail through-regardless of the weather. Following the death of one pilot in a horrific crash, Miller is forced to engage the wild and arrogant, yet skillful, Duke Talbot. When pilot Dizzy Wilkins crashes and dies in a storm, Talbot runs off with the young Mrs.Wilkins, leaving Miller to complete the last leg of Wilkins' mail run. Miller crashes on a mountain. Alive but in an inaccessible location, Miller tries to endure his injuries while futile attempts are made by air mail pilots to rescue him. Hearing of the impossibility of reaching Miller's crash site in time to save him, Talbot can't resist the challenge of trying an airborne rescue himself.
Documentary special that traces the modern history of the relationship between politics and entertainment.
Live presentation of the 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.
Coverage of the 1998 GQ Men of the Year Awards from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Awards are presented to 16 outstanding men in the fields of entertainment, sports, music, business, fashion and the arts.
Biographical documentary of child star Shirley Temple.
Actors, directors, producers, composers and screenwriters relate anecdotes and share reminiscences about the Golden Age of Hollywood.
A special on the life and career of Groucho Marx. Includes recollections from his family and friends, and clips and photos that highlight Marx's life.
A drama about a wife who never needed to be independent because her husband took care of everything. But Susanne Millard must begin to undertake all family responsibilities when Bob, her husband, is diagnosed as having Alzheimer's Disease.
A look at the history of horror films, via film clips, from the 1920s to the 1960s.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A lavish romantic drama in true Ross Hunter style about a young widow whose life is complicated by a hippie daughter, a rebellious teenage son and an ill-starred love affair with a younger man -- and then a former suitor comes back into the picture. The film not only marked Donna Reed''s TV movie debut but also brought her back to television after a twelve-year absence.
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