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Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)
In the week before the attack on Pearl Harbor, a U.S. secret agent in China investigates his best friend's murder while falling in love with a local gangster's wife.
The true-story behind the difficult production of the famed Alfred Hitchcock classic, which brings insight to Hitchcock's fascination with the real-life serial killer who served as the inspiration for Norman Bates.
Emma and Adam are life-long friends who almost ruin everything by having sex one morning. In order to protect their friendship, they make a pact to keep their relationship strictly "no strings attached." "No strings" means no jealousy, no expectations, no fighting, no flowers, no baby voices. It mea
Behind every legend lies an impossible dream. Based on the true story of an incredible horse, Secretariat, and his unlikely owner, a housewife who risked everything to make him a champion.
Clare has been in love with Henry her entire life. She believes they are destined to be together, even though she never knows when they will be separated: Henry is a time traveler--cursed with a rare genetic anomaly that causes him to live his life on a shifting timeline, skipping back and forth through his lifespan with no control. Despite the fact that Henry''s travels force them apart with no warning, Clare desperately tries to build a life with her one true love.
For years, townsfolk have been terrified of the backwoods recluse known as Felix Bush. People say he's done all manner of unspeakable things -- that he's killed in cold blood; that he's in league with the Devil; that he has strange powers -- and they avoid him like the plague. Then, one day, Felix r
Aging screenwriter Felix Bonhoeffer has lived his life in two states of existence--the world of reality and the world inside his head. Hired to rewrite a murder mystery set in a desert diner and unaware that his brain is on the verge of implosion, Felix is politely baffled when the characters from
Perhaps nowhere in sports is the marriage of athleticism and grace more evident than in the arena of world champion pairs figure skating--the lifts, the jumps, the routines. It''s an elegant world, a rarefied universe, a noble place populated by the crème de la crème of skating elite. Well, it used to be. When the macho, swaggering Chazz Michael Michaels takes to the rink, he is the rock star of the arena, leaving a trail of thrashed ice and shrieking female fans in his wake. The only competitor who can match Michaels'' scores is the driven former child prodigy, Jimmy MacElroy. Spotted as a youth executing triple lutzes on the frozen pond of an orphanage, MacElroy was whisked away to days of endless training, and now stands as the picture of poise, the personification of the highest ideals of the men''s sport. Michaels and MacElroy have met in finals rounds before, but their latest head-to-head at the World Championships--when they tie for first--is more than either one can bear, and their longstanding rivalry erupts into a no-holds-barred fight. The ensuing brawl not only sets fire to the World Championship''s helpless mascot, but lands both athletes in hot water: Chazz and Jimmy are called before the sport''s governing board, stripped of their gold medals and banned from the sport for life. Now, three-and-a-half years later, both men are still trying to find their way in a world without competitive skating. Michaels has devolved into a drunken party machine, skating as a costumed evil wizard in a kiddie ice review, and MacElroy has been banished to the shoe department of a chain sporting goods store. But then, inspiration (in the form of an over-friendly, former stalker of Jimmy''s) strikes, and a loophole emerges. To skate again, all Chazz and Jimmy have to do is set aside their long festering hatred of one another and join forces--as the first male/male figure skating pair to compete in the history of the sport.
The story of Jean Harris, the WASPy headmistress of a prestigious girls academy, who murdered her rich Jewish boyfriend, Dr. Herman Tarnower, the creator of the Scarsdale Diet.
June 16, 1959. The glamour of Tinseltown permanently fades for actor George Reeves, the heroic Man of Steel on TV's "Adventures of Superman," as the actor dies in his Hollywood Hills home. Felled by a single gunshot wound, Reeves leaves behind a fiancée--aspiring starlet Leonore Lemmon--and millions
A re-telling of the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy at the Ambassador Hotel in 1968, and how the lives of those at the hotel that evening intersected.
Dick Harper's years of hard work finally pay off when he is promoted to vice president at Globodyne, a worldwide leader in the consolidation of media properties. But after exactly one day in his new job, Globodyne is destroyed by an Enron-like calamity--and he is left holding the bag. Dick's sudden
Set in 1886 New Mexico, Maggie Gilkeson is a young woman who is raising her two daughters in an isolated and lawless wilderness. When her oldest daughter is kidnapped by a psychopathic killer with mystical powers, Maggie is forced to re-unite with her long estranged father to rescue her. The killer
It sounded like just another urban legend--a videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer''s death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, until four teenagers all met with mysterious deaths exactly one week after watching just such a tape. Allowing her investigative curiosity to get the better of her, Rachel tracks down the video... and watches it. Now she has just seven days to unravel the mystery of the "Ring."
Based on true story, a glimpse into the colorful life, and mysterious death, of actor Bob Crane. Handsome and charming, Crane became well known as the star of CBS' hit comedy "Hogan's Heroes" (1965-1971). Capitalizing on his fame, Crane dove into the freewheeling spirit of the times with relish, hav
The life of artist Frida Kahlo--from her relationship with her mentor and husband, Diego Rivera, to her affair with Leon Trotsky, to her romantic entanglements with women, Frida lived a bold and uncompromising life as a revolutionary.
In the summer of 1960, when Ted Brautigan moves into the boarding house where 11-year-old Bobby Garfield lives with his mother Liz, his presence instantly captures Bobby's attention. Since Bobby's father died when he was 6, he is at first apprehensive of this strange man, but soon the two become fri
Before Jacqueline Susann published her best-selling novel "Valley of the Dolls," she was deteremined to find her place in the spotlight. When a friend told her that "talent wasn't everything" she embarked on a quest to find someone to promote her. She found Irving Mansfield, a manager and publicist
Good-hearted Annie Wilson, who bears "the gift" of psychic vision, is a recently widowed mother of three young boys in the rural town of Brixton, Georgia. Scorned by some of the narrow-minded town citizens, Annie struggles to support herself and her sons by giving psychic readings to a few of the members of this small community. Annie advises one of them, Valerie, to leave her husband Donnie, a macho town bully. Her visions begin to unravel the town''s dark secrets, and she finds herself in increasing danger as the drowned body of a woman is found. Her "gift" becomes her only hope to save herself and her family.
Jack Carter has spent his life collecting for other people - debts, agendas, retribution. He stands alone and always stands apart. But when his brother is killed in an accident, it takes Carter home ... to the family he abandoned, to the debts that were never paid, and a mystery that will take him t
Television movie about the recently widowed Emily Pollifax, who is looking for some adventure in her life. One day she decides to follow her childhood dream of being a secret agent and, through a comedy of errors, suddenly finds herself on a plane bound for Marrakesh, Morocco on a secret C.I.A. miss
An unemployed ad man falls for his daughter's best friend.
Journalist Raoul Duke and his lawyer Dr Gonzo drive from LA to Las Vegas on a drugs binge. They nominally cover news stories, including a convention on drug abuse, but also sink deeper into a frightening psychedelic otherworld. As Vietnam, Altamont and the Tate killings impinge from the world of TV
Hank Mitchell has an apparently perfect small-town life, complete with steady job and a pregnant wife. The only cloud on his horizon is his half-witted brother Jacob and his redneck pal, who clearly resent him. The three of them stumble by chance on a crashed plane containing a charred body and $4 million in a bag. They decide to keep the money -- it is a victimless theft after all -- but the simple plan begins to unravel. The police become suspicious, Jacob talks too much, and events soon spiral out of control.
A bookish billionaire, Charles Morse, accompanies his younger model wife, Mickey, to Alaska for a photo shoot. When fashion photographer Robert Green and his assistant Stephen set out on a private plane in search of an Indian to pose for the shoot, Charles comes along for the ride. Stranded after the plane crashes into a lake, the men must formulate a strategy to survive and it is Charles, with his book smarts, who devises many of the best ideas. Stephen, whose bleeding leg attracks a Kodiak bear, is killed leaving only Charles and Robert to continue. Both have become suspicious of each other with Charles beginning to suspect Robert of trying to kill him so that he can continue an affair with Mickey.
Juvenal is an innocent young man who has the rare -- possibly miraculous -- ability to heal people with his hands. When his healing touch comes to public attention, he is sought out by an assortment of characters who stand to gain from his gift, including a zany religious zealot and an opportunistic
Years ago, the fiercely independent Lee took off for Ohio, while her older sister Bessie returned to the family's Florida home to look after their bedridden father Marvin and his lovably child-like sister Ruth. In Bessie's words, Marvin has been dying slowly for the past twenty years... just to make
The year is 2035 and humankind subsists in a desolate netherworld following the eradication of 99% of the Earth's population, a holocaust that makes the planet's surface uninhabitable, and mankind's destiny uncertain. A desperate group of scientists secure a reluctant volunteer, Cole, to embark on a
In lieu of a tip, a New York cop offers a recently bankrupt waitress half of his lottery ticket. It turns out to be the winning ticket and, much to the chagrin of his avaricious wife, the good-hearted officer decides to honor his pledge.
A young playwright and his college sweetheart find life in the "real world" much more of a test.
A young artist deals with her parents'''' aging when she comes home to paint them.
A drama about the mother of an autistic child who has withdrawn into her own world.
True story about a young chess prodigy.
A famous country singer returns to his hometown in rural Indiana to celebrate his grandfather's 80th birthday.
A New York detective/mama's boy loses his fiancee to a rich con man in Las Vegas.
An actress is persuaded by a charming man to join him in a scheme of revenge against his cousin.
The story of the intertwining lives of three married couples in New York City as they confront various professional and personal crises.
A teacher at a Catholic school travels to Ireland to meet the man with whom she has been corresponding for years. She realizes she has fallen in love with the man through the mail -- so she is crestfallen when she discovers he's a priest.
A young film student gets mixed up with the mob when his possessions are stolen.
Based on the true-life story of Charlotte Fedders, a battered wife of a prominent Washington official who found the courage to end the cycle of domestic violence by getting out of the abusive relationship.
A couple comes home from vacation to find that their grandfather has re-married. The stepmother (a witch) takes over and the couple plot to get rid of her.
Small-town Southern women help each other through the trials of life.
A beautiful restauranteur becomes involved in a romantic triangle with two old friends: one a police officer, and the other an ex-drug dealer.
Two young men in the 1960's come to terms with their opinions about the Vietnam war and draft resistance.
A wife and mother struggles to recover her self-identity and the love of her family after a terrible car accident leaves her with total amnesia. After lying in a coma for nearly two weeks after the accident, Beverly Slater wakes and discovers she has suffered a memory loss. She tries hard to relearn
Elderly sisters try to mend their differences during a summer on the Maine coast.
He-Man is engaged in an intergalactic battle for the control of the universe with the evil Skeletor. Skeletor intends to conquer the ravaged planet Eternia, the once Utopian state that is ruled by the Sorceress of Greyskull Castle. When the dwarf Gwildor performs some magic, He-Man and Skeletor are
A serio-comedy involving a comely schoolteacher, recently dumped by her lover, and a widower, whose life's been in a tailspin following the death of his wife, who come together in a self-help group and try to shake their melancholy in each other's company. Two basically comic actors (Ritter and Gles
A group of teenagers read a message scrawled on parchment, thus bringing the dead in a cemetery back to life. Film relates how fiendish types pursue the teens in a series of comic adventures.
Acclaimed multi-award winning drama bout a vibrant woman stricken with Alzheimer's Disease while in her prime and the devastating effects on her life, on her loving husband, on her aging mother, and on her grown children. Emmy Award-winner as Outstanding Drama, it also won Emmys for Joanne Woodward
Recast and redirected recreations of four classic tales from the landmark "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" of three TV decades earlier, with introductions by a computer colorized Hitchcock himself (and voice-over narration by John Huston), comprised this television-movie anthology which became the pilot
An eccentric research biologist becomes obsessed with the idea of reproducing his beloved wife who died ten years before.
In her TV-movie debut, Jane Fonda stars as an illiterate Kentucky woman who uproots her children to follow her husband to Detroit during World War II, where he has found work as a mechanic, and tries to adjust to a new way of life by utilizing her natural talents as a wood carver. Susan Cooper and H
A recently widowed mother, her advertising executive daughter, and her teenage granddaughter, reunite for an emotion charged weekend to close up the recently-sold family home, relive painful memories and resolve long-standing tensions. For this film, initially called "Mother's Day" (after the day on
Amy is a Santa Fe lawyer who divorces her bank executive husband so that she can begin seeing Will, a street musician who is often rounded up by the police for loitering. Eventually, Amy sees her mistake and breaks off her relationship with Will, but then realizes that she has become pregnant. Amy g
In 2136, Wolff answers a distress signal from Terra Eleven and agrees to rescue three beautiful maidens from a plague-ridden planet. When the women are kidnapped by henchmen of Overdog, the wicked half-man/half-machine who rules the planet, Wolff takes off in hot pursuit. As he challenges assorted
Casting (feature film)
A man discovers himself after he is sentenced to life in prison.
Liza Minnelli performs in a concert from Radio City Music Hall.
A pilot for a series not picked up by CBS. Focuses on three sisters living in Manhattan and the special relationship they share. The eldest sister lives with her boyfriend but is unwilling to marry him. The middle sister is newly divorced and raises her daughter while holding down a job in the fashi
A pilot for a series not picked up by CBS about Dede March and Adam Margolin, a couple who decide to marry despite the fact that each has had a previous bad experience. When Adam proposes to Dede, Adam's children begin to object, and Dede must try to win over the affections of the children.
A television adaptation of Bernard Pomerance's play about John Merrick, a hideously deformed man saved from a circus freak show by a kindly physician, who selflessly cares for him but nonetheless finds limits to his own compassion and understanding.
Costume-Wardrobe (TV Mini-Series)
A woman living during the turn-of-the-century is determined not to be ruled by the conventions of her time.
Opulent six-hour, three-part miniseries based on Belva Plain's romantic best-seller tracing the rise of a Polish-Jewish immigrant from seamstress on New York's lower East Side to wealthy wife of a Westchester contractor although the secret love of her life is the aristocratic son of the Fifth Avenue
Special Thanks (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries in which fashion designer Joanna Darby narrowly escapes accidental death only to be terrorized by strangers who seem bent on her destruction, but who end up dying themselves. In each case, the official death records list two different causes and times of death. Seeking help, Jo
Costume-Wardrobe (TV Mini-Series)
A stellar cast and six Emmy Award nominations distinguished this dramatization of Barbara Goldsmith's best-seller about the bitter 1934 child custody case involving 10-year-old Gloria Vanderbilt, America's famous "poor little rich girl." In addition to nominations as Outstanding Drama Special and fo
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