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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 10, 1981|
|Born:||June 18, 1917||Cause of Death:||throat cancer|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A steel samurai blade that was to be given to the American ambassador by the Emperor of Japan is stolen. American sailors and Japanese samurai are sent to find it.
An assassinated president's brother investigates the unsolved crime.
Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler's book fairly closely otherwise. Philip Marlowe is asked by the elderly (and near death) General Sternwood to investigate an attempt at blackmail on one of his daughters. He soon finds that the attempt is half hearted at best and seems to be more connected with the disappearance of the other daughter's husband, Rusty Regan. Rusty's wife, seems unconcerned with his disappearance, further complicating the mystery. Only General Sternwood seems concerned as mobsters and hired killers continue to appear in the path of the investigation.
The world's richest man, trapped in a pocket of time without weapons, is pursued by a primitive tribe while hunting the last living dinosaur, his obsession in life. The Japanese special effects provide an added touch to this Saturday matinee-type adventure tale.
A dying gunfighter tries to set his affairs in order.
The eldest daughter of a pioneer family is kidnapped by a mysterious Indian tribe and the eldest son pursues. In order to win back his sister's freedom, he must sacrifice his own life by passing the test of "Crooked Sky" and shield his sister from an executioner's arrow. Along the way, he recruits a broken down, drunk prospector to help him track down the unknown tribe and rescue his sister.
An offbeat Depression-era drama about an embittered old cripple whose obsession with conquering the river and the falls endangers his sons' lives by forcing them to challenge the waters in a barrel.
An Iron Curtain defector who has lived peacefully for years as a Napa Valley wine grower discovers that he's being stalked by an enemy from his past.
This private-eye spoof, set in Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles in the late '40s, has a seedy, down-and-out detective and his partner, an erudite dwarf, being drawn by a voluptuous blonde into a missing persons case leading to murder.
An aging lawman in a small town in Oklahoma at the turn of the century finds himself out of step with the times and reluctantly accepts a job as a deputy to an inexperienced, college-educated cop in this light-hearted pilot for the series (1972-74) that was one of the rotating elements of the "NBC S
A rancher leads the posse out to recover his kidnapped grandson.
A blind actor discovers that his wife is cheating on him with his best friend and plots an elaborate double murder.
After Apaches massacre her companions in Santa Fe, Sister Mary, a French Canadian nun, meets a gunslinger named Madron who accompanies her across the desert. The two become lovers and travel on, pursued by the Apaches until Madron is shot by them. Realizing that Madron sacrificed himself to save h
A team of spies tries to recover a CIA letter that could trigger an international incident.
A car crash causes a rich man to reconsider the life he leads.
Things start to go wrong for a group of criminals after they kidnap a young heiress and hold her for ransom at a beach house in France. Fighting among the co-conspirators boils over shortly after the ransom is picked up, leading to a violent end for most.
A Hawaiian boat captain tries to prove a wealthy playboy killed his daughter.
A white man raised by Apaches is the only hope for stagecoach passengers stranded by a bandit attack.
A medieval knight''s efforts to defend his lord are complicated when he falls in love.
Two Army officers, an alcoholic ex-Confederate soldier and a womanizing Mexican travel to Mexico on a secret mission to prevent a megalomaniacal ex-Confederate colonel from selling a cache of stolen rifles to a band of murderous Apaches.
A green Cavalry lieutenant learns the ropes fast when he''''s shipped out West.
Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie join the fight for Texas'''' independence from Mexico.
A cemetery keeper thinks he can mark people for death.
An out-of-luck cowhand falls for a married woman being held hostage.
A dress manufacturer brings in the mob to fight unionization.
A mousy woman discovers she has two other personalities.
The story of USS 'Belinda', Attack Transport PA22, launched late 1943 with regular-navy captain Hawks and ex-merchant captain MacDougall as boat commander. Despite personal friction, the two have plenty to deal with as the only experienced officers on board during the "shakedown." Almost laughable incompetence gradually improves, but the crew remains far from perfect when the ship sees action, landing troops on enemy beachheads. And few anticipate the challenges in store at Okinawa...
In this western, a lawman tries to mediate between irate farmers and angry ranchers who are trying to decide the fate of a captured killer. The killer was hired by the ranchers who want him freed. The farmers, egged on by a schoolteacher, want to see the gunman swing. Meanwhile the real troublemaker
A wandering cowboy gets caught up in a range war.
An unscrupulous movie producer blackmails an unhappy star into signing a new contract.
A cattleman''s dream of law and order is threatened by the ambitions of a ruthless rival.
A rancher having 6000 head of cattle to get to market hires two gangs that hate each other. He figues each gang will not let the other rustle the cattle. Tex arrives looking for the man that killed his wife and took his horses. Finding his horses he joins the gang that are now riding them. Caught in the battle between the gangs when one double-crosses the other, he now finds the man he is looking for.
A Cavalry captain tries to keep the Indians from getting their hands on Gatling Guns.
Two homicide detectives try to find just the facts behind a mobster''''s brutal murder.
A group of confederate prisoners escape to Canada and plan to rob the banks and set fire to the small town of Saint Albans in Vermont. To get the lie of the land, their leader spends a few days in the town and finds he is getting drawn into its life and especially into that of an attractive widow and her son.
Biblical epic in which a Roman military tribune, who commands the unit that crucified Jesus Christ, tries to learn about the man he killed.
Love brings together two families of rival sponge fishers.
Supermodel Vicki Lynn, whose face is seen everywhere, is murdered, and ace homicide cop Ed Cornell cuts his vacation short to take the case personally. In flashback we see how Vicki rose from ambitious waitress to big black headlines, courtesy of clever publicity man Steve Christopher. Now Cornell seems determined to get Christopher convicted in what begins to seem like a bizarre personal vendetta. Is Steve caught like a rat in a trap?
A young widower named Sam Crockett returns from Kansas City to his small hometown in rural Texas, bringing with him his feisty grandfather and two young sons, Steve and Yoyo. He tries to make a go of the old family homestead but faces financial problems and pressures from his well-to-do neighbor, Rod Marshall. He also begins an on-again-off-again romance with Rod's sister-in-law, even though she's engaged to wed the town's doctor. Events come to head when Sam's grandfather suffers a stroke.
G.I. Sergeant Shep Dooley, former stage star awaiting discharge in postwar Tokyo, meets his estranged love Kay when she arrives to entertain the troops. Shep, who hasn't exactly lost his former irresponsibility, does his best to court Kay anew...but she has no lack of other admirers as she labors to put on a soldier show.
The marines attack a strongly held enemy island in the Pacific. We follow them from the beach to a Japanese rocket site through enemy infested jungle as their ex-school teacher leader is transformed into a battle veteran and his squad becomes a tight fighting unit.
Following his work with the Afrika Korps, Field Marshall Rommell joins in a plot to assassinate Hitler.
Producer (feature film)
A Hawaiian boat captain tries to prove a wealthy playboy killed his daughter.
Music (feature film)
In every city, on every block, in each house, a war is raging... For returning Vietnam veteran Jeremy Collier, Thanksgiving, 1972 is the most difficult of times. He's been back in his Texas hometown for a full year, but can't seem to forget what happened to him in the war. Worse yet, his family does
An hour-long review of presidential campaigns and the gimmicks used to attract voters.
The story, based on J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy novel, "The Hobbit," follows the adventures of one Bilbo Baggins, a diminutive creative who resides in a place called "Middle-Earth" before he is compelled to go on a quest to find a treasure buried deep in the heart of Lonely Mountain.
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