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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 22, 2002|
|Born:||March 23, 1919||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Oakland, California||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
LA paparazzo Mickey Dane is obsessed with rock 'n' roll superstar Chelsea Savage. Seeking an exclusive for a tabloid newspaper but in need of cash, Dane agrees to shoot a portfolio for a mysterious client only to find himself framed for murder following Chelsea's sudden demise.
Wayne Szalinski inadvertently zaps his two year old son with an enlarging contraption and the overgrown tot sets out on his own.
An attractive, successful woman living in New York City breaks up with her boyfriend and decides to ease her recovery by getting a new roommate. The young woman who moves in changes slowly from normal and supportive to psychotic and dangerous, while also physically transforming herself to appear more and more like her roommate.
Three mysterious men and a married woman become embroiled in a murder.
Chaos results when a developer levels the building which housed a purveyor of Gremlins.
After taking part in a risky police operation intended to trap a serial murderer, Karen White witnesses something horrifying enough to trigger selective amnesia. Consumed by a series of violent nightmares, she decides to admit herself to a recovery center, but the other occupants may not be what they seem.
When a flight crew falls ill, the only man who can land the plane is afraid of flying.
William Conrad stars as a retired L.A.P.D. detective who has moved to Hawaii and taken a job as college security chief and assistant football coach in this pilot to a post-"Cannon" series to have been called "Battles". With the aid of his niece, the school's star football player, a local tough-turne
Steve is a struggling actor who gets a job dressing up as the comic book hero Captain Avenger for appearances at book stores and conventions. While in costume, Steve manages to stop a grocery store hold-up, and because he leaves as soon as the police arrive, witnesses take his modest behavior as proof that he is an actual superhero. When the mayor of the city politicizes the situation to help him win the next election, the public turns against Captain Avenger. But after Steve rescues several people from a fire while wearing his street clothes, he becomes a real hero.
A Western adventure -- a "Charlie's Angels" on horseback -- involving three comely females who meet in a territorial prison, engineer a daring escape, and find themselves in a race against time to prevent the assassination of Teddy Roosevelt.
A disgruntled husband devises a winning blackjack system as part of an elaborate scheme to leave his overbearing, unfaithful wife and start a new life, despite the fact that she has hired an inept, down-at-the-heels private detective to keep an eye on him.
The story of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and United Nations Commander for the Korean War. "MacArthur" begins in 1942, following the fall of Phillipines, and covers the remarkable career of this military legend up through and including the Korean War and into MacArthur's days of forced retirement after being dismissed from his post by President Truman.
An old-fashioned service comedy -- the kind Bob Hope used to make in the 1940s -- telling of the misadventures of an Italian POW who is drafted into the American army during World War II. Made in 1969, it was produced and directed by Bob Hope's son-in-law, with Italian actor Enzo Cerusico, remembere
A young man has failed his basic training to become a Marine and is sent home wearing "baby blue" fatigues which indicate his failure. On the way, he is mugged by a Marine who is unstrung by battle fatigue, and leaves the young washout in a hero''s uniform. Proceeding to hitchhike home in the undeserved uniform, the young man arrives in a small Colorado town where he is assumed to be, and is treated like, a hero.
When a quiet group of pensioners learn that their homes are to be torn down to make way for a block of flats, they decide to take action. What starts as an attempt to discourage the developers soon escalates into wholesale murder of both the developers and the construction workers.
A television carbon of Clint Eastwood's "Magnum Force" (1973), this movie likewise has a hard-nosed cop going after a self-styled assassination squad of bad cops who are methodically eliminating criminals they feel were wrongly exonerated in court. Forster is the one rooting out the bad apples.
A three-hour television movie dramatizing the events surrounding the Cuban missile crisis of 1962, when the Soviet Union tried to establish nuclear ballistic missles on Cuba in defiance of the American demands that they be removed. Some months later, the U.S. removed its own missles from bases in Tu
A romantic comedy which takes Alec Guinness' "The Captain's Paradise" and changes the gender, with an airline stewardess juggling a crammed romantic life that includes one husband in Los Angeles and another in London.
A heist movie in which a parole officer forced into retirement teams up with three ex-cons to pull off a hijacking of a 30 million dollar gold shipment. The main interest is in seeing Fonda as a criminal mastermind in this film that was shown theatrically overseas as "Inside Job."
Buford Pusser is a tough, Tennessee sheriff, determined to clean up gambling, moonshine whiskey, and prostitution in his town, and is known for using a big stick to smash things up when necessary. Eventually, the criminals in the town form an alliance against Pusser in an effort to take back the town, beating him up and murdering his wife. Now Buford Pusser is really mad...
A lonely boy, played by Lee H. Montgomery, becomes good friends with Ben, a rat. This rat is also the leader of a pack of vicious killer rats, killing lots of people. The authorities succeed in destroying the rats, leaving the boy in desperate tears ... until he discovers his friend Ben to be still alive!
A senate candidate''s ideals weaken as his position in the polls gets stronger.
When government chemical tests kill his son, a rancher vows revenge.
A standard war movie that not only has stalwart Ben Gazzara taking over a hard-luck division at the front but also utilizes lots of extra footage from "Patton" which Frank McCarthy, producer of that movie and this, had in abundance.
A charming but somewhat larcenous widow attempts to snare a rich bachelor through a lonely hearts club, but her scheme boomerangs into a deadly cat-and-mouse game. This marked the TV-movie debut of both Rosalind Russell and Douglas Fairbanks Jr., and was sadly also Russell's last film role.
A former Green Beret fights to protect a school for runaways in the desert.
This TV carbon of Hailey's "Airport" has crew and passengers stricken by food poisoning, forcing a washed-up helicopter pilot on board to land the plane with the help of a stewardess. Previously it had been the basis for a drama "Flight into Danger" on TV's "Alcoa Hour" (1956) and then was made as
Detective Philip Marlowe probes the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles in search of a woman's missing sister.
Confederate soldiers keep the war's ending a secret so they can escape to Mexico.
A Cavalry captain fights to get a shipment of rifles to besieged settlers.
A guilt-ridden jazz trumpeter blames himself for a car accident that killed his family.
An examination of the lives of X-15 rocket-plane test pilots, who put themselves in danger on every test run.
Audie Murphy is again the kid who puts on a badge to catch the bad guy, skillfully played by Barry Sullivan. On the way back to town the two develop a curiously close relationship - Sullivan passes up several chances to get away - but in the end Sullivan "asks for it" and Murphy obliges.
A mad bomber holds an innocent family hostage.
Biography of Frank "Spig" Wead, the pioneer aviator who turned to writing after being grounded by an accident.
An Air Force colonel in charge of an Alaskan base has his hands full when he falls in love with a defecting Russian pilot.
An experimental treatment turns a small-town doctor into a vampire.
Dramatization of the legendary battle between Wyatt Earp and the Clanton Gang.
A convict¿s loyalty to the mob is when they threaten his pregnant wife.
A Union spy tries to destroy the Confederacy''s rail system.
After competing in a river boat race, Davy Crockett and Mike Fink join forces to fight pirates.
A public relations man must cope with revelations about a wartime romance.
After being shown what hypnotism can do, a Doctor sets out to study it in depth. When experimenting on his friend's wife, she regresses back to an earlier life- that of Bridey Murphy. Several hypnotic sessions explore the life and death of Murphy, a 19th Century Irish lady who lived in Cork and Belfast from 1798 to 1864. The Doctor then attempts to verify if Bridey Murphy really existed.
Terrorizing 1866 Indiana, the Reno brothers gang uses the town of Seymour as a safe haven, paying off three crooked town officials. Sent in to clean up the gang is Peterson Detective Agency operative James Barlow, who poses as an outlaw to gain the confidence of the officials and the thick-headed brothers. Complicating matters are Barlow's feelings for the Reno sister, Laura, who reluctantly keeps house for the boys out of family loyalty. Events heat up and rage surfaces as Barlow sets up the gang in a dawn train robbery.
A giant octopus attacks San Francisco.
Legends and myths from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett.
Mystery writer Mickey Spillane tries to help Clyde Beatty deal with a plot to sabotage his circus.
An FBI Agent takes on the three unrelated cases of a dead agent to track down his killer.
Nuclear tests set a dormant prehistoric monster on a path of destruction.
A woman discovers her husband has another family in another city.
An unscrupulous woman murders her loved ones for profit.
A lady con artist sets out to steal her parole officer's fiance.
The crew of a remote Arctic base fights off a murderous monster from outer space.
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.
Two individuals on a stage coach find themselves at the mercy of four outlaws.
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 woman seduces a District Attorney and pulls him into a web of theft and murder.
A boxer's ego battles his love for his manager's daughter.
A small-town soldier gets a chance to be a hero when he accidentally crosses enemy lines.
The fastest gun in the West tries to escape his reputation.
In 1928, Big Ed Hanley (Paul Douglas), boss of a gang of Chicago racketeers, has money and power, but he is bored. Watching some kids play in the park, he sees Ruth Manning (Jean Peters) and is interested at once. He tells her he has a couple of kids and gives her the job of taking care of them. He moves Mamie (Joan Davis) in as a housekeeper, but the best he can scrape up as a son is Harry, a pint-sized monster. A couple of henchmen sent by to rub Big Ed out by his rival, Pretty Willie (Cesar Romero), are relieved of their hardware by Quentin (Arthur Treacher), Ed's butler, and Bugs, his right-hand man. They march them downstairs, supposedly to drop in the river, but actually leave them in a very nice jail maintained by Ed for gangsters who drop by to rub him out. Ed's problems include keeping Ruth, who has begun to like him, from finding out about his activities, increasing his family and keeping uninvited guests from dropping by.
From the trial of the survivors, we flash back to amoral crook Ralph Cotter's violent prison break, assisted by Holiday Carleton, sister of another prisoner...who doesn't make it. Soon Ralph manipulates the grieving Holiday into his arms, and two crooked cops follow her into his pocket. Ralph's total lack of scruple brings him great success in a series of robberies. But his easy conquest of gullible heiress Margaret Dobson proves more dangerous to him than any crime...
A naval officer devotes his life to the development of the aircraft carrier.
The head of a World War II bomber squadron cracks under the pressure.
True story of Monty Stratton, the baseball star who fought to continue his career after losing a leg.
A doctor leaves his wealthy family to work in the slums.
A young man succumbs to gambling fever.
An Army woman stationed overseas tries to get her French husband back home.
After killing a cop, a burglar fights to evade the police.
A famous singer's son falls for a swimming star.
Sue Morgan gets Hoppy and his friends to join their expedition looking for Indian artifacts. Expedition leader Atwood makes a deal with nearby cattle rustler Morgan to loot the Indian treasures instead and sell them. Hoppy is on to their plan and pretending to leave follows them. Not only is he outnumbered by Morgan's men, but California has himself about to be sacrificed in an Indian ritual.
The exploits of Abe Strayhorn, Lynn Carmichael, and Gino Bardi, agents for M.F.C.P. (Major Frauds and Consumer Protection), a new legal department of the Los Angeles District Attorney's office.
Incidents in the lives of the people of Adamsburg, a small American town, as seen through the eyes of a kindly judge (Fairbrother), who attempts to prevent Big Jake Hollander from purchasing and closing down the factory that supports the town.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
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