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The story of a young girl's search for her father and the runaway boy she befriends along the way.
A murderer poses as a magician to pursue his next victim.
Manny and Dave are Chicago con artists who specialize in cheating people who take advantage of the poor. When they are blackmailed by a retired policeman into giving something back to the community, they start volunteering as career counselors for a group of uncooperative teens at the community center. Manny is beginning to enjoy helping the students when his work there in interrupted by the arrival of his girlfriend''s overbearing parents and a mobster who has discovered that he cheated him.
A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President revels details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam War between Dell and the then President's most trusted advisors.
The careers and personal lives of a group of bigoted and hard-drinking Los Angeles policemen are examined. Although the officers provide emotional support for each other, they are lacking in sensitivity and judgement on the job. And when one of them accidentally shoots a teenage homosexual in a city
Winner of nine Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, this was one of the most acclaimed TV movies ever, highlighted by Cicely Tyson's Emmy-winning performance as the (fictional) woman who was born into slavery in the 1850s and lived to see the Civil Rights movement a centur
A political thriller based on the 1967 novel by Robert J. Serling (Rod's brother) about an incompetent vice president who is left in control of the government when Air Force One mysteriously disappears with the President aboard.<P>Although filmed in 1971, it was held up for two and a half years foll
Maurice Stokes and Jack Tywman were no more than friendly teammates on a professional basketball team. When Stokes suffers a head injury that leaves him paralyzed and in a coma, Twyman begins to do everything in his power to raise money for his friend's medical treatment and the physical therapy tha
In this pilot for the short-lived "Tenafly" series with McEachin (1973-74), a potpourri of slice-of-life comedy and straight-ahead detective mystery, a black private eye investigates the murder of a radio talk-show host's wife.
A rancher leads the posse out to recover his kidnapped grandson.
A clever lady lawyer hatches an intricate plan to do away with her wealthy husband for his fortune and then finds herself parrying with a rumpled but wily homicide detective who would go on to have a long-running TV series (1971-78). Lee Grant received an Emmy nomination for her performance.
This futuristic drama, containing Van Heflin's last performance, focuses on a young couple trying to circumvent the government's edict that limits each family to only one child. Heflin is a retired U.S. Senator who tries to help them in this film originally to have been called "The Day They Took the
A black sheriff's arrival sets off racial fireworks in a small southern town.
A black boxer and his white mistress face racial prejudice when he wins the championship.
The father of a dying boy tries to find the money to move his family to Greece.
Led by two inmates, the prisoners in a state facility take guards hostage and stage an all-out riot, protesting ill-treatment, but unbeknownst to them it's a ruse for their two leaders to escape through a secret tunnel while all the commotion is going on.
A young gun wants to make his name by shooting it out with the town marshal.
An American intelligence agent, aided by a Chinese-American female agent, uses a time-travel belt to thwart Chinese operatives who are attempting to import to Los Angeles the materials to make an atomic bomb.
When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, top agent Derek Flint is called in.
The first female president has to deal with her husband''''s bruised ego.
A wealthy southern spinster fights to keep her family''s secrets hidden.
A young girl grows up fast when her lawyer father defends a black man accused of raping a white woman.
A young archaeologist believes he is cursed by a mask that causes him to have weird nightmares and possibly to murder. Before committing suicide, he mails the mask to his psychiatrist, Dr. Barnes, who is soon plunged into the nightmare world of the mask.
With the help of his puppy, a young boy tracks down a gangster.
A troubled black teenager tries to find his place in a white world.
A tax agent falls for a farm girl whose father he''''s investigating.
In this legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina, Bess - a woman with a disreputable history - tries to break free from her brutish lover Crown after he becomes wanted for murder. The only person willing to overlook her past and offer her shelter is the crippled Porgy. Their relationship is threatened by the disapproval of the townspeople, the presence of her old drug supplier Sportin' Life - and the threatened return of Crown.
An outlaw is mistaken for a U.S. marshal while planning a bank robbery.
A housewife becomes frustrated by her loveless marriage and her husband's uneasy relationship with their children.
In this sumptuous Civil War story, a willful southern belle goes mad out of fear that she may be part black.
A college student tries to get rich quick by wooing two wealthy sisters.
A reporter stumbles on a runaway heiress whose story could salvage his career.
Willie Taylor, small-town 4th-grade schoolboy, takes to heart his admired teacher's words about truthfulness, and repeats in public his uncle's remark about paying a kickback to the mayor. Result: principal Miss Dabney (a political appointee) suspends Willie from school, and teacher Joan Madison, up against a political machine, enlists amorous columnist Ernie Miller to turn Willie's case into a cause celebre...
Romanticized version of Lewis and Clarks voyage of discovery through the American West.
A devoted teacher sacrifices personal happiness to stay with her students.
An unscrupulous movie producer blackmails an unhappy star into signing a new contract.
A manipulative Southern socialite sets out to destroy the lives of all those around her.
A Scottish boy follows his faith to a bright career preaching in Washington, DC.
Life and career of the great American stage actor Edwin Booth, including his troubled brother, John Wilkes, who gained lasting infamy by assassinating President Abraham Lincoln.
True story of singer Lillian Roth''''s battle against alcoholism.
A New York lawyer returns to his hometown down in the Deep South investigate the missing funds of an old friend, now blind. Along, the way he rekindles a romance with a childhood sweetheart and discovers the missing funds are being paid to a hush a black woman, who turns out to be his friend's real
The jungle boy fights a rampaging cat to help a movie star find her missing husband.
Originally released in 3-D, the film covers the post-Revolutionary War of Dr.Carlos Morales (Fernando Lamas), the son of an indentured servant, who has been raised and educated by General Darby (lester Mathews), and made legal executor of the Georgia estate when Darby dies. He is opposed by Nancy Darby (Arlene Dahl)who tries to break the will and also her father's desire to set up a group of free medical clinics for the poor to be overseen by Carlos. The true culprits behind her opposition are her fiance, Harvey Bristol (John Sutton) and his father, Dr. Bristol (Francis L. Sullivan), who are in reality preying on the Darby holdings. A plague that hits Savannah is thrown in the mix.
Future president Andrew Jackson defies scandal to marry a divorced woman.
Promoter William Montague (Patric Knowles) wants to buy the estate owned by the Daceys, Mrs. Dacey (Carroll McComas)and her daughter Ena (Arlene Dahl) and son Todd (Wendell Corey), in order to build a resort hotel. When they turn him down, he produces a couple of distant relatives, Janice (Laura Elliott) and Robert Clayton (Michael Moore), and sets about to prove that the estate rightfully belongs to them. The identity of the rightful heirs is thought to be buried in a sunken ship off of the Jamaican shore and the search begins, led by a schooner skipper, Patrick Fairlie (Rayy Milland), who is in love with Ena.
A criminal lawyer's daughter falls for one of his clients.
Teachers at an all-black school fight to save a problem child.
This musical biopic presents the life of vaudeville headliner Eva Tanguay.
Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.
Ben Halpen sets up his barber's shop at the turn of the century in Sevillinois and watches the town grow around him. Thinking it is for the best, he tries to shield his wife Nellie from the worries of the world. She finally rebels while he is away at war and takes a fateful trip to Chicago. This turns out to be the first of a number of critical family crises for Ben.
A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa.
The jungle king''''s cousin tries to get him to help find a diamond treasure.
Oklahoma lad grows up to become America''''s favorite humorist.
A college student drops out of school to join a famous basketball team.
LaRochelle, a former pirate captain, is caught by the British. To get his ship back, he works as a spy against other pirates, first of all Blackbeard and Providence. He works on some ships, crossing the Caribbean sea, with the intention of being enchained, when a pirate ship is in sight, to make them believe he's an enemy of the British. One day, his ship is conquered by Captain Providence. What nobody knew before, Providence is a (beautiful, of course) woman. She believes his story and so he joins her crew. But Blackbeard, her fatherly friend, doesn't believe him. Providence and LaRochelle fall in love, although he is married. When LaRochelle tries to deliver her to the British, she forebodes the trap, kidnaps his wife and escapes. As for revenge, she wants to sell his wife on a slave-market. LaRochell gets his ship and his crew back and follows her. ...
When his son accidentally kills someone, a lawyer must defend the man wrongly charged with the murder.
In a racially mixed American town, a 5-year-old black girl falls unnoticed into a hidden, forgotten well on her way to school. Having nothing better to go on, the police follow up a report that the child was seen with a white stranger, and rumors run wild. Before hapless, innocent Claude Packard is even found, popular hysteria has him tried and convicted. But Packard's troubles pale by comparison as ever more inflated rumors uncap the well of racial tensions and mob violence. And young Carolyn Crawford, forgotten by most, is still missing...
The short-tempered manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates mends his ways in return for a little divine assistance.
A racist gangster forces a black doctor to tend to his injuries.
When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps them moving in, and urges the girls to participate in the annual Rose Bowl beauty pageant. Although they're not thrilled, they enter the competition. Meanwhile Mrs. Fielding's son Tom makes eyes at Peggy, unknowing that her heart already belongs to a famous football star. So she tries to redirect his interest to her sister Susan.
Two tobacco growers battle for control of the cigarette market.
A young trumpet player is torn between an honest singer and a manipulative heiress.
Bomba the Jungle Boy must stop a man-eating black panther.
A lawman tries to find the source of a juvenile delinquent's bad behavior.
Jeff Keane's expensive showhorse escapes from a train and runs wild in the Colorado wilderness. Keane searches for the horse while the horse learns the ways of the wild.
A convict uses a fake gun to start a full-scale prison escape.
Tom (Don Castle) and Ann (Elyse Knox) are a down-and-out dance team, and while Don seeks engagements, Ann works as an instructor at a dance academy, with Detective Judd (Regis Toomey) one of the many customers she meets. On a hot summer night Tom, awaken from his sleep, tosses his only pair of shoes out the window to quiet two noisy cats. He goes down to retrieve them and can't find them, but Ann discovers them in front of their door the next morning. A near-by recluse is found murdered in his old shack that same day while Tom finds a wallet filled with old $20 bills. Footprints, bearing an imprint like those on a tap-dancer's shoes, plus Don's new-found wealth combine to make a good circumstantial evidence case for Judd against Tom and he is convicted. On the night before his execution, Ann seeks Judd's help in proving Tom is innocent. He turns up a suspect, Kosloff (Robert Lowell), but an air-tight alibi clears him.
An Irish rascal and inveterate gambler uses his considerable skills at the gaming tables of New Orleans to become fabulously rich.
A reworking of "Moon Over Miami" set at the turn of the century. Three sisters set out for Atlantic City disguised as an heiress, her secretary, and a maid, in the hope that one of them will land a rich husband.
An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer's beneficiary.
Producer (feature film)
Troubled teenager whose parents have split up and who thinks his life is coming apart takes out his frustrations by setting fires. Gary Coleman plays his first true dramatic role on television as the pint-sized arsonist who, at program's end, steps out of character to face the audience and give a le
Music (feature film)
Out on Bog Lake, one of the local citizens from the area tries fishing with dynamite, and wakes up a long-slumbering gill-creature. Now that he's up, the monster will eat anyone who gets too close to its lair, and seems to need the blood of female humans to live. While biologist Ginny Glenn is rese
A Seattle ex-cop and a Harvard graduate team up to locate fugitives, errant husbands and other missing persons, and are hired to undertake a cross-country search for a runaway coed in this pilot that never caught on. This modern bounty hunter-themed film was made in 1970.
An ex-convict who killed his wife while drunk tries to re-build his relationship with his son.
An ex-convict who killed his wife while drunk tries to re-build his relationship with his son.
A bitter divorcee opens an illegal gambling club to support her daughters.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
The beat of salsa provides the backdrop to this urban comic drama about three lonely Londoners contemplating life's greatest mystery: women. Fergus is searching for the highschool sweetheart he jilted years ago. Eddie, the pick-pocket, is falling in love with Jocelyn the grave tender. And Frankie is
After two of the children of Gatlin are orphaned, they are taken in by a couple in Chicago and start new lives. But when the younger brother plants some corn that he brought with him in an abandoned factory, "He Who Walks Behind The Rows" appears in the city, preaching to local high school students
Story of a young idealistic lawyer running for Congress, who helps shed light on the corruption within his powerful Louisiana family dynasty.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
An incident once again shakes the sleepy town of Arkham, Massachusetts. The police are startled by the deaths of five college students in an old abandoned house that has been the source of mysterious happenings for the past two centuries.
Special Thanks (feature film)
Based on the best seller by Randy Shilts about the history of the AIDS epidemic in America and how the medical, political and social establishments have dealt with the crisis.
The story of Antonio Perez, an inspector with the Homicide Division of the San Francisco Police Department. In the pilot episode, Perez struggles to solve the mysterious murders of several beautiful young Chinese women.
A performance special that looks back at the long and illustrious career of bandleader Lawrence Welk. Includes a reunion concert of Welk stars at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and a segment about the restored Welk homestead in Strasburg, North Dakota.
A live special featuring the annual salute to the writers of the top ten country music songs of 1991, chosen by readers of "Music City News."
A special featuring the annual salute to the ten top country music songs of 1990, chosen by readers of "Music City News."
A presentation of the 25th Annual Music City News Country Awards broadcast live from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee.
A two-hour music special celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Country Music Association. The program includes special segments which celebrate the role of women in country music, explore the roots of country, pay tribute to the legends of country music, examine the phenomenon of country music "c
A variety special from the Opryland amusement park in Nashville, featuring many types of American music to show why Nashville is called "Music City, U.S.A."
Country singer Crystal Gayle hosts this Christmas special taped in Nashville and in Sweden.
A live special, broadcast from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, of the presentation of the Country Music Association Awards. The 21st annual awards ceremony marks the 16th consecutive broadcast on CBS. Included is a video montage of the awards nominees and their songs, live perfor
A live telecast from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, of the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards.
The 20th annual salute to Country's best artists and songs of 1986, chosen by readers of the Music City News. Included is the presentation of the Living Legend Award to Loretta Lynn.
A special taped at Nashville's fabled Grand Ole Opry celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of that Mecca of country-western music.
A program of Christmas music and songs with the Statler Brothers.
A live presentation of the "19th Annual Country Music Association Awards" from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee.
A program of country and western music from Nashville's Performing Arts Center.
Country music singer Johnny Cash celebrates ten years of Christmas specials and thirty years as an entertainer in this holiday musical special.
The 18th annual awards presentation honoring country and western artists.
A program of performances by country and western entertainers.
The program spotlights singer Louise Mandrell as she takes a tuneful trip through the history of music, from the Roaring Twenties to the "disco" era.
A country/western program of song and dance.
A music-filled celebrity picnic and concert at Hermitage Landing in Nashville, Tennessee.
A salute to Country Music Hall of Famer Roy Acuff, including recollections, film clips, and songs.
An hour of holiday music from Memphis, Tennessee.
A tuneful yuletide salute to the country stars of the past.
A concert benefit for the National Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse taped at the Majestic Theater in New York City and hosted by country-western singer Loretta Lynn.
Old-time western music makers are recalled in a tuneful salute to the cowboys.
A salute to country and western music featuring some of the top performers in the industry.
Performances by country and western entertainers.
A presentation of the top fifteen country and western hits of 1980 as voted by a poll of readers of the "Music City News."
Music and comedy with George Burns at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
The pilot for an annual series that spotlights promising country and western entertainers. The program features eight young performers who showcase their talents in bids to be named "Future Stars." Of the eight contestants who perform, one male and one female is chosen. Each receives $5,000 and an
Performances by the outstanding country and western female artists. Taped at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
A special focusing on The Statler Brothers and their place as one of the leading country music groups.
A holiday program of music and songs taped on location in Scotland.
Performances by country and western entertainers.
A salute to Loretta Lynn on her twentieth year as a country-western entertainer.
A holiday program of songs and music hosted by Johnny Cash.
A salute to Elvis Presley by film and record industry colleagues.
A musical salute to Johnny Cash on the anniversary of his 25th year in show business.
An hour of music and songs with country artist Johnny Cash.
A Christmas celebration with Johnny Cash and his family.
A Christmas celebration from the Mecca of country music, the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dolly Parton hosts this special which features performances by the top names in country and western music.
A music and comedy program featuring comedienne Lucille Ball in the capital of country music.
Another gathering of many of the top country and western performers.
A country-accented holiday special of music and songs.
A gathering of many of the top country and western performers.
A musical salute to Spring.
A Christmas celebration of country music from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
Ann-Margret stars in this tuneful salute to country and western music.
The top 20 country and western songs are performed by the artists who made them popular.
A holiday program of country music from the Cash family estate in Tennessee.
An hour of country and western music from Opryland in Nashville.
An hour of country and western music with singer Mac Davis and friends.
A salute to country and western music. music.
An hour of country/western music with Boots Randolph and friends.
A program of country and western music with entertainer Boots Randolph.
An hour of country and western music, featuring singer Bobby Gentry and friends.
An hour of country and western music with singer Bobbie Gentry.
Art Director (special)
A salute to the Grammy-winning country and western star who died in 1982.
An adaptation of D. L. Coburn's play about two residents of a nursing home whos gin rummy games bring out the best and the worst in both of them.
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