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Director (feature film)
A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning Nazi Germany to the present day Jewelry District.
A crazed killer tracks a troubled family during a relentless storm.
A serial killer escapes from prison.
Cast (feature film)
A serial killer escapes from prison.
General Custer''''s fight to win equal rights for Native Americans leads to his undoing.
An honest gunman takes on a corrupt land baron.
After learning to play the guitar in prison, a young man becomes a rock 'n' roll sensation.
(Dra ''57,BW). Rodolfo Acosta, James Darren, Robert McQueeney, Jean Willes, Joy Stoner, Robert Blake, Paul Newlan. Mexican newspaperman Rodolfo Acosta wages a one-man war against a powerful crime syndicate in this inspirational melodrama based on a real-life incident and narrated by the original reporter who broke the sensational story, Paul Coates.
A man tries to deal with his brother's drug addiction and his growing attraction to the man's wife.
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
Howard Duff, Victor Jory, Maggie Mahoney, Angela Stevens, David Orrick, William Tannen. Retired gunslinger Howard Duff is forced to strap on his sidearms once more when cattle baron Victor Jory starts his strong arm tactics.
After arriving in Texas to escape a scandal back east, a lawyer becomes involved in the independence of Texas.
A beautiful Roman mounts a romantic campaign to halt Hannibal's invasion of the empire.
The first of the five films where Bill Elliott played a detective lieutenant in the L.A Sheriff's department, Dial Red "O" (the correct title with the number 0 (zero), as on a telephone dial, shown in ") opens with war-torn veteran Ralph Wyatt (Keith Larsen) getting word that his wife is divorcing him, and he flees the psychiatric ward of the veteran's hospital, wanting to talk to her. His escape touches off an all-out manhunt, led by Lieutenant Andy Flynn (Bill Elliott) of the sheriff's department. Wyatt's wife, Connie (Helene Stanley) is having an affair with Norman Roper (Paul Picerni), a judo expert in Wyatt's old Marine unit. When Roper refuses to divorce his own wife (Regina Gibson) to marry Connie, they have a violent quarrel in Connie's apartment. Roper kills Connie and incriminates Wyatt, who is arrested and held on suspicion of homicide. Convinced that Roper is the real murderer, Wyatt escapes from his cell in the Hollywood Sheriff's office, and goes to Roper's home. Lt. Flynn has discovered evidence pointing to Roper as the killer, and arrives in time to prevent Wyatt from killing him. Jazzman Shorty Rogers (and his Giants) are also on hand as part of the Hollywood night life. The Elliott role name was changed to Andy Doyle for the following four films in the series, as there was a real Andy Flynn working in law enforcement in Los Angeles.
Johnny Weissmuller guides Professor Blakely (Selmer Jackson) and his daughter Nora (Angela Stevens) into forbidden Kirundi land, home of the fire-worshipers, in search of missing scientist Ralph Dixon (William M. Griffith). In addition to finding Dixon worshiped as a fire god, they uncover a treasure of sapphires, rout a party of renegade whites and Johnny rescues Nora from flaming death on a ritual altar just before a volcano erupts molten death.
The young outlaw tries to go straight.
Anthony Dexter, Eva Gabor, Alan Hale, Jr., James Seay, Richard Karlan, Lyle Talbot, John Crawford. When Captain Kidd is reprieved from the gallows by a greedy nobelman who wants to know the location of his buried treasure, he sets off across the seven seas with faithful slave girl Eva Gabor in tow.
Danforth (Gary Merrill) is assigned to take over the police department in a section of a large city saddled with juvenile delinquency, petty crimes, graft and also a recent unsolved murder of a strip-tease dancer. Recognizing the laxity of the department he implements many changes and soon finds himself under fire by the newspapers, the attorney of a racket leader and the denizens of this human jungle. He calls this a cop's war that is the same as a soldier's war with the difference being that people hate cops. His cause isn't helped when a rookie policeman accidently kills an innocent bystander. And he has to protect police informer Mary Abbott (Jan Sterling) from Swados (Chuck Connors), a killer in the hire of the man behind the petty mobsters.
An executive plans to fill a high-ranking position by interviewing the candidates'' wives.
A diamond cutter unwittingly helps a jewel thief.
A young gunslinger, rumored to be the son of Jesse James, sets off in search of his legendary father and joins the Dalton Gang. Originally show in 3-D, this western programmer was directed by William Castle (he became well known for his gimmick horror films like "The Tingler").
After defeating Custer at the Little Big Horn, the famed chief tries to save an Indian sympathizer from court-martial.
Wrongly accused of treason, a Civil War veteran tries to clear his name.
A taxi driver gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
Having cleaned up Tombstone, marshal Frame Johnson quits after an attempted lynching, and hopes to settle down on a ranch near Cottonwood with his sweetheart Jeannie. Before he can do so, it looks like he may have to clean up Cottonwood too. But how great a sacrifice will he make for law and order?
Another feature film from the makers of the "Ramar of the Jungle" television series in which three TV episodes were stitched together and sent out as a feature film. Let somebody who knows the series(or cares) identify the TV episodes but the three used here were about a phony fossil hunter; recovery of a gold plaque stolen by two Americans; and the third was about the breaking up of a slave girl ring. The TV influence carries on when the heroes are about to embark on a fourth adventure at the end.
When a bride goes on a ocean liner with her new husband, he goes into hiding, and she becomes the target of a murder conspiracy.
Beaurefard Clemment (Dick Haymes), a New York night club crooner, inherits a broken-down Georgia showboat. He decides to turn it into a nightclub. He falls in love with Sally Jane (Audrey Totter), the granddaughter of Thadeus Jackson (Cecil Kellaway), arch enemy of Beau's late grandfather. Many, many songs (see Soundtrack) and a parody of "Ten Nights in a Barroom" (a Blake Edwards touch), with music featuring the Bell Sisters.
Three young men train to become motorcycle cops.
In the last of the "Rocky" Lane series, federal marshal Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) saddles up "Black Jack" and heads for the Mexican border to investigate cattle rustling during the Spanish-American War. He gets a job with feed-merchant Nugget Clark (Eddy Waller), and discovers that Nugget's wizened little helper,Josh Bailey (Edward Clark), has been giving cattle shipment information to the town dentist, Mason "Doc" Ramsey (Stephen Chase), who is the secret leader of the rustlers headed by Floyd Garnett (Roy Barcroft.) When Ramsey and Garnett steal some of Nugget's cattle feed, Rocky follows them to their hideout through a waterfall into a hidden valley (El Paso is overun with such scenic delights.) The outlaws have kidnapped Alice Clark (Phyllis Coates)and Rocky captures Ramsey after Garnett is killed in a gun battle. Alice is rescued, the stolen cattle are recovered and Rocky moves on to his next film assignment, which was more than five years later when he turned up as the sheriff in Universal's "The Saga of Hemp Brown." This film had two working titles, "Stagecoach To Cheyenne" and "El Dorado Gold Rush", which lasted until somebody read the script and found no mention of gold rushes, El Dorado, Cheyenne or stagecoaches-to-anywhere. The waterfall in a hidden valley would have fit Cheyenne better than El Paso, but it would have been a heck of a cattle drive to get the herd across the Mexican border.
A legendary pirate captures a Spanish galleon and tries to claim a countess as his bride.
Feuding co-stars reunite for a musical version of Shakespeare''''s "The Taming of the Shrew."
Small-town gossips rage over the arrival of a mysterious stranger.
Cowboys fight bandits trying to take over the trails.
The famed explorer leads an anthropologist to a lost civilization of giants.
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
A tough sergeant has to teach a hotshot young soldier how to be a team player.
Dennis O'Brien (Hugh Beaumont) is hired by Barton (Stanley Price) to bet on Harper, an old fighter, against Lundy (Greg McClure), placing the bets in the name of Steve Belzig. Lundy dies of a blood clot during the bout. At Barton's hotel, after the fight, Dennis finds Gannon (William Tannen) and Lundy, where he learns that Belzig is Lundy's real name and that Barton and Gannon had the fight fixed for Lundy to take a dive in the first round, but Barton told Lundy to wait until the seventh and Harper didn't last that long. Dennis is knocked out and comes to to find police Lt. Burger (Richard Travis) in the room with him with Lundy dead. Accused of the murder and out on bail, Dennis starts his own investigation and finds that Gale Chase (Rebel Randall) is connected with Gannon. He makes Gannon think that Gale is double-crossing him, but is arrested by Burger before he can harm Gale...(end first story...start second story)...Irma Rand (Joan Valerie) hires Dennis to pose as Ted Fallon, husband of her step-daughter Sylvia (Wanda McKay). She introduces him to Eddie (Abner Biberman) and Bill Rafferty (Anthony Warde), who knock him out and he awakens to find himself next to the body of the real Ted Fallon. He goes to Sylvia's apartment where he is again slugged by the two thugs, but this time he awakens and finds both men dead. The always-late Lt.Burger accuses him of these crimes. He learns from his buddy, Professor Shicker (Edward Brophy) that Sylvia had cashed $30,000 worth of bonds belonging to Rafferty and is planning to flee the country with Irma. Catching up to them Dennis and Burger learn that Irma killed Ted Fallon...and Sylvia, believing that Rafferty did it, killed him and Eddie.
A band of notorious outlaws help a friend against a corrupt federal agent.
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
A war widow spies for the U.S. in Japanese-occupied Manila.
A jazz drummer fights to clear his name when he's accused of killing a racketeer.
Four brothers end up on opposite sides of a shootout.
Captain Hunt of the cavalry is trying to promote good relations with the Indian chief Acoma. But Hunt's superiors in the military insist on pursuing policies that will provoke a conflict, and Chief Acoma is not willing to let himself be insulted.
Based on the famed W.W.II cartoons: Lowbrow G.I.s Willie and Joe, on the Italian front, are good soldiers in combat, but meet the antics of gung-ho Captain Johnson and other military snafus with a barrage of wry comments. On a 3-day pass in Naples, Joe's penchant for wine and women involves the pair with luscious Emi Rosso and her moonshiner father, whose tangled affairs land them in ever deeper trouble.
Near the border, outlaws are hijacking trains and using them to transport large quantities of rifles. Roy gets involved when the train that was to pick up his cattle fails to stop. Helping out the Sheriff, Roy brings in a suspect. He identifies him as a wanted man but the outlaw escapes with Roy as a hostage. Roy is taken to the gang leader's house where another hijacking is being planned. They also plan to get rid of Roy.
A daffy door-to-door saleswoman blunders into a murder investigation.
A prison warden fights to prove one of his inmates was wrongly convicted.
A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption. As the three await news of his rescue at a mountain cabin, they recall incidents from five years earlier and why they were forced to give up their son.
A backwoods politician rises to the top only to become corrupted.
Fanciful musical biography of wild West sharpshooter Annie Oakley.
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
Musical biography of songwriters Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, who surreptitiously helped each other out of jams.
A reporter gets a job as a prison guard to document inhuman conditions.
Jungle Jim searches for a female Army captain who's gone missing.
A police officer tries to find half a million dollars stolen by gangsters.
Five orphans ''adopt'' a loner and set out to find him a wife.
A killer holds the customers at a bar hostage.
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
A detective tries to solve a policeman's murder.
A German immigrant braves the wild West in search of gold and a woman to love.
A married musical team splits up so the wife can become a serious actress.
A senior officer faces the horror of sending his men on suicide missions over Germany during the last days of World War II.
A beautiful woman takes over a turn-of-the-century baseball team.
Two ranch hands try to save the boss's son from a gambling debt.
A cowboy is accused of his father''s murder.
Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.
A professor doesn't know his wife is an heiress.
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
An aging convict tries to keep his daughter from following in his footsteps.
A bellboy masquerades as a spy and lands behind enemy lines during the Civil War.
Doing business with an ex-flame drives an ad man''''s wife mad with jealousy.
A married man's wartime love affair spells trouble when peace comes.
The daughter of a ship's captain becomes a sea-going cupid.
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
A downed pilot looks back on his life as he awaits rescue in the South Pacific.
A famous singer's son falls for a swimming star.
A sheltered girl uses music as a means of winning her independence.
After his mother''s death, a young boy tries to help his father stop drinking.
A lightweight boxer gets mixed up in murder.
A young doctor tries to keep a neurotic beauty from being committed.
A returning GI and his friends try to make it in the music business.
A ball player creates a ranch for troubled kids from the city.
An orphan girl melts the hearts of three crusty old men.
In New Orleans, lady crook tries to steal a con man''''s hidden loot.
The beloved collie goes to war to help the resistance in occupied Norway.
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
Two Navy vets compete to see whose son is the bigger hero.
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
A fading stage star tries to revive her career by taking a job in a shipyard.
Seven men escape from a concentration camp and fight their way to freedom.
On a trip to Reno, a Brooklyn showgirl tries to stop a soldier and his wife from divorcing.
An egotistical acrobat joins the Army and falls in love with his commander''''s daughter.
A ghost who died a coward tries to inspire U.S. GIs to become heroes.
While their buddy flies a suicide mission, World War II airmen recall the events that led him to this noble sacrifice.
A Harvard graduate serving on a battleship is faced with the realities of war.
A disgraced jockey teaches a boy to ride and cheat.
Teenage autograph seekers cause trouble at MGM.
A pair of bumblers stumble upon Nazi spies on the home front.
A small-town girl fights for her big chance on Broadway.
A retired Marine gets caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign.
When his wife threatens him with divorce, a reporter courts her again.
A young doctor with a broken heart succumbs to the lure of a socialite.
A detective investigates an actress's murder in a train car.
When a circus kidnaps Boy, Tarzan and Jane follow him to New York City.
A sappily married couple discover a murder victim in their closet.
A dancer sailing to Puerto Rico hides government messages in her tap routines.
A pair of nitwits try to stop Nazis from infiltrating a Western ranch.
An Allied sympathizer discovers his twin brother is a Nazi spy.
Opposites distract when a sophisticated political columnist falls for a sportswriter.
An expert at deciphering codes takes on an enemy spy ring.
A magician uses hypnosis to create an army of murderers.
Nazi spies in search of government secrets kidnap a munitions worker.
A Brooklyn showgirl launches a stage act with a hick comic.
A war correspondent in Egypt thinks a screen star on tour is a spy.
A Washington matron tries to ignore the effects of World War II.
An unscrupulous song-and-dance man uses his partner and his best friend to get ahead.
A braggart masquerades as a primitive throwback.
A businessman concocts a series of harebrained schemes to keep his wife from divorcing him.
Teenagers take on enemy spies at a Navy base.
A woman pretends to be her own twin sister to win back her straying husband.
A radio detective is kidnapped and forced to plan the perfect murder.
A scientist's investigations into the nature of good and evil turn him into a murderous monster.
A detective and his zany pals take over a failing department store.
A wounded gangster's recuperation on a remote farm leads to love.
A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.
Federal agents use a gangster's son to catch him.
When a man is charged with murder, his son''''s schoolboy friends set out to solve the case.
A solid married man discovers he's forgotten a past existence as a con artist.
Detective Nick Carter tries to stop enemy agents from sabotaging the Panama Canal.
Outlaw pals are tempted to go straight.
Detective Nick Carter tries to prove a beautiful immigrant innocent of murder.
A cocky cadet tries to prove himself during flight training.
A revolutionary leader romances a French aristocrat in Louisiana.
A young man trying to rebuild the family racing stables falls for the daughter of a bitter rival.
A voice teacher and his star pupil run away together to a life of love and poverty.
A vaudeville team breaks up when both men fall for the same gorgeous hoofer.
A wrongly convicted woman studies law and seeks her revenge.
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
A small-town judge tries to save an elderly couple from eviction while coping with his wife''s illness.
A runaway poetess helps a fugitive prove himself innocent of murder charges.
Career conflicts threaten a singer''s marriage to a young composer.
A young doctor tries to help a woman suffering from psychosomatic blindness.
A daffy socialite gets her friends mixed up in a murder investigation.
A young actress struggles to make a hit on stage and in married life.
To save his beloved dog, a boy runs away from home, only to get mixed up with gangsters.
A race-car driver fights to prove the worth of his new high-speed carburetor.
After marrying a drunken playboy, a young girl tries to capture his heart while he's sober.
A newspaper''s attorney tries to get the goods on the numbers racket.
A portrait painter is reunited with a lost love when her upcoming memoirs threaten his political career.
Seamen hunt down a deadly saboteur.
Four street kids mend their ways when they take up football.
Writer (feature film)
A cop with unorthodox methods falls in love with the girlfriend of a mafioso.
An Iraqi terrorist group is blamed for an attack on a U.S.naval outpost near Tel Aviv. An American journalist sets out to understand what really happened and prevent a world war.
Producer (feature film)
A teenager finds himself in hot water when his school principal accuses him of stealing her prized, talking parrot. But with the help of a kindly veterinarian, he solves the case of the purloined bird and learns the value of helping those who need it most.
A cop with unorthodox methods falls in love with the girlfriend of a mafioso.
Producer (TV Mini-Series)
In this short film, a man traces his history by the succession of cars his father owned.
This short film focuses on the USFDA''''s efforts to ensure drugs are properly tested before sold to the public.
In this short film, a man joins the police force with the intention of getting away with crimes.
This short film promotes the U.S. war effort at home in a small town.
In this short film, a high school dropout finds that leading a life of crime is not all he thought it would be.
This short film focuses on a psychiatrist investigating the murder of another psychiatrist.
In this short film, an FBI agent goes undercover to investigate the sabotage of American cargo ships.
This short film focuses on industrial sabotage during wartime.
A gang of children try to clean the mud from their clothes, but gain a pretty horrific stench in this comedic short.
This short film, part of the U.S. pro-war movement, suggests citizens avoid listening to rumors during wartime.
This short film focuses on America''''s changing mood to events leading up to WWII.
This short film highlights medical discoveries that were discovered by accident.
In this short film, a gang of children form a society to promote automobile safety awareness.
This short film focuses on how "minor" lawbreakers can do more damage than major criminals.
This short film documents the U.S. Department of Immigration''''s efforts to halt the smuggling of illegal immigrants into the country.
This short film focuses on illegal gambling and bookmaking.
In this comedic short, Joe Doakes attempts to provide a lecture on men who suffer an inferiority complex.
This short film presents the story of David Bushnell, inventor of the submarine and the depth charge.
This short film focuses on country doctor Edward Jenner, who developed the vaccination through his research of smallpox.
In this short film, an up and coming businessman mixes drinking and driving with tragic consequences.
In this short film, a doctor suffers a crisis of faith when his wife is struck down with a crippling disease.
This historical short film looks at the Founding Fathers of the United States and the creation of the Constitution of the U.S.
In this short film, a radio and television engineer falls into a life of crime by dismantling alarms for robberies.
In this short film, a man runs over a young couple on a deserted road, then tries to cover up the incident.
In this short film, a young girl, wanting a life of luxury, takes the "easy" way and winds up in jail.
This short film focuses on a police interrogation that cracks the false alibi of a criminal.
In this musical short, a murder has been committed and two detectives are on the case!
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