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Loosely based on the Clark Gable/Lana Turner/Claire Trevor 1941 movie (at least the character names of the principals match), this light-hearted Western follows the exploits of two hapless con-men operating in the boom towns of the Old West.
Biography of Evel Knievel (George Hamilton), the famed motorcycle daredevil, much of which was filmed in his home town of Butte, Montana. The film depicts Knievel reflecting on major events in his life just before a big jump.
A mysterious drifter survives a lynching then goes back for revenge.
A small-town man dedicates his life to leading a Boy Scout troop.
This brutal drug drama (actually two films edited together) features Yoko Ono as the fiancee of a drug pusher who wants to go straight. His supplier kidnaps Ono in order to keep him selling dope, while in an unrelated story three black-clad addicts terrorize women.
An aging priest reforms the felons in his parish.
When is beloved horse is stolen and sold to a movie star, a young man travels to Hollywood.
Two sailors think they''''ve struck it rich when they find a talking duck.
After a bout with polio, future president Franklin Roosevelt fights to save his political career.
A pioneer couple plays a major role in the settling of Oklahoma.
Horror movie about Maritans invading earth to grow their "Gargon Herd" (actually a lobster). The hero realizing that there is intelligent life on Earth decides to warn us. Eventually he sacrifices himself to destroy the incoming herds of Gargon's and save Earth.
Americans take a vital hill in Korea but have trouble holding it.
A man and woman carry their feud over the telephone line they share into their real lives.
A female mystery novelist turns detective to unmask a demented killer.
An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
A married couple endures endless red tape when they try to adopt a child.
A fiery immigrant falls in love with her aging husband''''s brooding young son.
Truck drivers take cargo of explosives over bumpy mountain road.
A showgirl and a crooked lawyer try to break with a powerful mob boss.
A hard-nosed Air Force sergeant tries to keep his daughter from dating a hotshot flyer.
Madison is a Texas Ranger who resigns after he gets a reputation for bringing them back dead. He takes a job as deputy sheriff and quickly becomes embroiled in a range war against Greene, a rancher intent on taking over the whole range. He also begins an affair with French, Greene''s wife, who wants Madison to kill her husband for her. She ends up doing the job herself.
A sheriff tries to clear his son of the murder of a stagecoach driver.
A cattleman tries to convince a group of farmers to build a small town as a railroad link.
A divorced man fights for custody of his son when his ex-wife remarries.
Charles Lindbergh risks his life to complete his historic flight from New York to Paris.
A government agent tries to stop the illegal use of amphetamines by truck drivers.
When a high-school teacher is attacked, evidence implicates a troubled student.
The legendary hero fights to reconcile a developer with the Natives whose land he wants to mine.
A team of specialists plots a daring racetrack robbery, but they don''t reckon with human frailty.
An air-corps pioneer stands trial for criticizing his superiors.
Sailors on leave in San Francisco get mixed up in love and show business.
President Lincoln enlists an Indian scout to guard a cattle drive.
A Death Row inmate uses his prison law studies to fight for his life.
True story of singer Lillian Roth''''s battle against alcoholism.
An ex-con dreaming of one last heist faces dissension within his gang.
A woman begins to enjoy life with two husbands in this remake of Too Many Husbands.
An alienated teenager tries to handle life's troubles and an apron-wearing dad.
Men capture the creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.
A playboy becomes a doctor to right the wrong he's done to a sightless widow.
Lt. Faraday has two wagons full of guns that he and his men must deliver. He also must escort two young ladies through hostile Indian Country. It is up to Running Horse to sabotage the wagons so that they will end up at Massacre Canyon where they will meet their fate.
Nightclub singer Fran Davis (Shelley Winters) is out to educate her out-of-town friend Phyllis Matthews (Coleen Miller)on the ins-and-outs of life in the Big City. But, par for the course in this Joseph Pevney potboiler, publisher Mike Marsh (Barry Sullivan), Fran's lover and unhappy married man to begin with, falls in love with Phyllis. There is a misunderstanding of the situation by the two girls. The girls quarrel, Marsh is shot, Fran hits the skids and she and Phyllis, to say the least, are on the outs. Then Fran learns that Phyllis is about to be used unwittingly as a decoy in a murder. Fran rides to her friend's rescue.
A privately-financed scientist and his colleagues hire an ex-Navy officer (Widmark) to conduct an Alaskan submarine expedition in order to prevent a Red Chinese anti-American plot that may lead to World War III. Mixes deviously plotted schoolboy fiction with submarine spectacle and cold war heroics.
Dr. Tom Reynolds (Jon Hall) returns to Africa, where he was born of missionary parents, to do research on medicines that are reputed to keep a "White Goddess" (Millicent Patrick) eternally young. With his friend Howard Ogden (Ray Montgomery) and his guide Charley Smart (James Fairfax), Tom rescues Trudy Vantyne (M'Liss McClure), a trader's daughter, from savages who capture and hypnotize her, planning to make her a rival White Goddess. Two escaped convicts, Atkins (Lucien Prival) and Vail (Robert Williams) persuade the White Goddess, in reality the wife of another escapee, to flee with the tribal riches, but all three are killed trying to escape.
A divorced couple finds it impossible to stay out of each other's lives.
To get in touch with the younger generation, a TV star signs on as a Boy Scout leader.
A frontier scout tries to make peace between settlers and the Sioux.
A photographer''s assistant promises to turn a chorus girl into a cover girl.
A tough drill sergeant prepares green recruits for service in the Korean War.
Future president Andrew Jackson defies scandal to marry a divorced woman.
Erie Canal, N.Y., 1850: Molly Larkins, cook on Jotham Klore's canal boat, has a love-hate relationship with her boss. She hires handsome new haul-horse driver Dan Harrow and the inevitable triangle develops (complicated by Dan's desire to farm and Molly's to boat) against a background of the canalmen's fight against the encroaching railroad.
A vicious loan shark ring has been preying on factory workers. When several workers at a tire factory suffer violence at the hands of the loan sharkers, a union leader and the factory owner try to recruit ex-con Joe Gargan to infiltrate to the gang. At first Joe does not want to get involved, but changes his mind when his brother-in-law dies at the hands of a savage loan shark hood. Joe works his way into the mob, but in order to keep his cover, Joe can't tell anyone what he is up to. This results in him being disowned by his sister and girl friend.
A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.
A small-town newspaper editor risks everything to expose a corrupt sheriff.
A college professor faces embarrassment when his past as a silent screen heartthrob is revealed.
An unhappy man goes on a killing spree.
A journalist's wife insists on adopting an abandoned child.
A female jewel thief tries to help the police capture a master criminal.
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he''''s gotten off was really guilty.
A retired gunfighter fears that he might have to take up his former trade when a gang of outlaws rides into town
In this sequel to Father of the Bride, a doting father faces a series of comic trials when his daughter has her first child.
The head of a smuggling ring sucks his niece''''s fiancé into his operation.
When his son accidentally kills someone, a lawyer must defend the man wrongly charged with the murder.
Former football star Harry Joplin is down on his luck, both in his career and in his married life. He seems convinced of his own unworthiness, but a chance to play in a charity football game helps him see his life in a new light.
A model on vacation discovers that her sister's husband is a murderous Ku Klux Klansman.
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.
A newspaper editor takes on the cause of oppressed migrant workers.
A police detective's violent nature keeps him from being a good cop.
A good-hearted ice cream man's efforts to help a young woman turn him into a murder suspect.
A beloved old man is secretly Mister 880, an amateurish counterfeiter.
A fledgling magician and his girlfriend get mixed up with bank robbers.
Rebel soldiers try to hijack a Union gold shipment.
Two men join forces to smuggle rubber out of occupied Malaya during World War II.
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
A rancher tries to save his fellow stagecoach passengers from a murderous enemy.
A lost dog tries to find his way back to his beloved master.
Three sailors wreak havoc as they search for love during a whirlwind 24-hour leave in New York City.
Stagecoach owners try to save a friend''s ranch from crooks.
A cowboy is accused of his father''s murder.
A reformed thief tracks a stolen jewel to clear his name.
A psychologist tries to analyze the criminal who's taken him hostage.
An out-of-work movie director turns a carnival girl into a French heiress to make her a star.
A scientist invents a baseball that can''''t be hit.
A pair of thieves swindle their way through the gay ''''90s.
In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, Doris conspires with Larry to turn her father's opera melodies into popular songs. Alfred, reluctant but needing cash, adopts the pen name Fred Fisher. Affluence results, but when Alfred realizes his opera is vanishing bit by bit, he wants to bring the career of "Fred Fisher" to a halt...
In the 63rd of the series based on the Clarence E. Mulford character, Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) is working on a counterfeiting case for the government and, with his two pals California Carlson (Andy Clyde) and Lucky Jenkins (Rand Brooks), enters a town where they meet Nora Murray (Elaine Riley) and her brother Sid (William Leicester), who have come to claim the "Silver Belle" mine. The brother is killed by the gang led by Ora Mordigan (James Craven), and Cassidy discovers a lost mine where the gang has been holding John Murray (Herbert Rawlinson), Nora's father, a prisoner and forcing him to print the bogus money.
A war veteran and his young wife attempt to adjust to the boom years of the late 1940s.
A young FBI agent infiltrates a criminal mob.
A young woman tries to recover her sanity in a corrupt mental institution.
After killing a cop, a burglar fights to evade the police.
When the gangster for whom he took the rap welches, a convict breaks out of prison to get revenge.
U.S. agents infiltrate a deadly counterfeiting ring.
A Chicago reporter re-opens a ten year old murder case.
An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks.
At the reading of his late cousin's will, California learns the estate will be divied among whoever remains of the seven relatives. With one already dead, another immediately murdered, and the Lawyer telling them the ranch is almost worthless, Hoppy investigates. Finding the ranch valuable and the Lawyer embezzling money from it, Hoppy confronts him.
Philip Marlowe searches for a missing woman in this mystery shot entirely from the detective''''s viewpoint.
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
A man''''s loud-mouthed bumbling almost ruins his new wife''''s family.
When his career crashes and burns, a director tries to come back staging country club shows.
Kirk Bennett is falsely sentenced to death for killing blackmailer Mavis Marlowe, ex-wife of nice-guy drunk Martin Blair. Bennett's stand-up wife Catherine tries to prove him innocent, enlisting the aid of Blair, who falls in love with her. Bennett's execution draws near as the two pose as piano player and singer, trying to get the goods on sleazy nightclub owner Marko, a prime suspect. Failing to nail Marko, Catherine goes off to meet with her husband, scheduled to die the next morning, and Blair slips into an alcoholic stupor before the real killer is revealed.
Robins Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men to battle royal corruption.
A sheriff''''s son asks the Durango Kid to help his dad stop a crime wave.
A town''''s new Marshall takes on badmen as the masked Durango Kid.
A reformed thief helps the police stop an escaped maniac''''s killing spree.
An American girl falls for an RAF pilot while performing at a British music hall.
Brad Crowder (Chester Morris) is co-owner in the Crowder Salvage Company with Jo Matheson (Jean Rogers), who inherited her father's share of the business. She is in love with Brad, while he thinks of her as a brat in overalls. Brad is a wolf after all the girls, especially those of his best friend Owen McCarey (Victor McLaglen.) When the war begins, Brad offers his salvage equipment and men to the Navy, provided he gets an officer's commission. The Navy isn't interested but the Army is, minus the commission, and send Brad and his men to training school for thirteen weeks. Brad has a dinner date with Jo, but breaks it when Owen bets him he can't take his latest girl, Kitty Duval (Amelita Ward.) Kitty phones while Owen is taking a shower, and Brad tells he Owen is still working but he will pick her up. By the time Owen catches up, Kitty is showing a decided preference for Brad, and Owen consoles himself with Lorine Gray (Veda Ann Borg), a Brooklyn girl pretending to be an innocent little gal from the South who wants a home and a husband. Brad returns from training to find that Jo has joined the WAC abd that Owen is about to marry Lorine. Brad, seeing that Owen is really in love, has no intention of breaking up the romance. Kitty can't make a date with Brad and sends Lorine to explain. Lorine falls for Brad and jilts Owen. Presuming that Brad has deliberately taken her, they fight and both men are badly mauled. Before the breach between them can be mended, bot are ordered overseas. Unless one has missed the other 123 versions of this plot, the only question remaining is which man will save the other's life at the risk of his own?
The Durango Kid tries to save a beautiful young woman''s stagecoach line from an unscrupulous rival.
A 14-year-old has to re-adjust when he''''s returned to his family after falsifying his age to become a World War II hero.
A hard-boiled juvenile court judge orders that a popular road house be raided because she knows it is a popular hangout for young punks but then is appalled when the cops bring in her own daughter with the rest of the delinquents.
A radio star tries to escape the limelight in the car trunk of a reporter who is eager for a story.
A nurse recovering from a breakdown keeps dreaming about murder.
When a newspaper editor enlists during World War II service, his wife has to run interference with his boss.
A reformed thief accidentally sells a phony first edition of Dickens, which triggers a murder.
An amnesiac thinks he''''s a popular bandleader.
A lonely boy tries to rehabilitate a police dog trained by the Nazis.
Joan Wingate's wealthy father doesn't want his daughter to go into show business. As they vacation in the west she gets a job with Dan Tyler's show and uses Wingate money to keep him afloat. Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers they try to keep her father away from the show. But he eventually finds out and decides they will return east.
When he loses his lead singer, bandleader Kay Kyser can''''t find a replacement he likes.
A reformed thief helps the police recover an Egyptian diamond.
A young gypsy girl turns into a wolf to destroy her enemies.
A film that is among the umpteen hundred films that some source has given Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco a "credited" composers credit, although his name appears actually nowhere in connection with the vast majority of these umpteen hundred films, and one of four films that Tom Neal and Ann Savage were in together. This one has Robert B. Williams as some kind of scientist on an unnamed South Pacific island and he is making penicillin out of jungle mold at a time when penicillin was so new that all the players in the film pronounce it as "pey-nen-sol-lon" or something like that. Tom Neal is also there as some kind of guard or protector of Williams' work and is hacked off something fierce about it as his goal if to get off the island and into hand-to-hand action "against the japs." Before long an unidentified plane flies over the island and Neal has his pistol at the ready to shoot it down in case it is an enemy plane but a figure parachutes out and in parachutes none other than Ann Savage, who is there as Neal's replacement, although Neal now isn't as ready to leave as he was before. Then a man, George Lynn, washes ashore and is accepted as a crewman from a torpedoed American ship. Later, Williams is murdered, after some of his "pey-non-sol-len or whatever" samples disappear, and Neal concludes that either Savage, island-doctor J.Carroll Naish or Abner Biberman is the guilty party working for the Axis to get the penicillin formula. This isn't exactly Holmes-or-Chan sleuthing on his part as he knows he isn't guilty and the only people on the island, with the exception of three natives, are those he names as suspects. He doesn't know that a two-man Japanese submarine (with five or six Germans on board plus the two Japanese crewmen)is lurking offshore, but his list of suspects is basically correct, as none of the people from the sub have come ashore yet. Well, one has but he floated in. Discounting the floater, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that between Savage, Naish and Biberman, which one who can least bear scrutiny.
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
A Texas girl wins a trip to Hollywood, but the best job she can get is as secretary to a writer.
An agent''''s secretary puts together an all-female big band to cope with wartime male shortages.
A henpecked husband surprises his family by coming back from World War II a hero.
A female literary agent tries to make her star client as adventures as his most famous character.
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
A Welsh mining family faces the struggles of life together.
The dutiful daughter of a London family falls for a barrister and works her way into his family.
A kept woman gives up luxury to move in with a struggling artist.
A woman takes back her straying husband when he's jilted.
A heartless heiress seduces a hard-working reporter into a disastrous marriage.
Writer (feature film)
Ex-army sergeant Jed Givens and his gang rob an army payroll shipment led by Lt. Hemp Brown. Givens kills a civilian woman and all the soldiers, leaving Brown alive to face a military tribunal in which he is branded a coward, stripped of all insignia and drummed out of the army. Brown sets out to track down Givens in an effort to clear his name.
A crashed spaceship unleashes a rapidly growing monster from Venus.
Nightclub singer Ilona Vance is accused of the murder of a crooked lawyer. But Lt. Roy Hargis is convinced that Ilona is caught up in a web of deceit and intends to prove her innocence.
When the Pony Express disbands, riders Tennessee and Johnny head for Adobe Wells. Tennessee becomes the Deputy Marshal while Johnny joins an outlaw gang. It's not long before Tennessee catches Johny attempting murder. As Johhnny is his best friend, he gives him another chance. But to no avail as Johnny murders a man and this time Tennessee must do his duty.
Editing (feature film)
Visual Effects (feature film)
Three generations of Indian women embark on a day trip to the British resort town of Blackpool: Asha, a young woman in conflict between her traditional upbringing and modern British life; Ginder, an abused wife who has left her husband; Simi, a counselor at a shelter run for women; Hashida, a pre-me
A space exploration crew brings back a human-looking, vampire-like "space girl," who threatens to bring about an armageddon. Perhaps tongue-in-cheek, it is at turns a science fiction, vampire and disaster film
Art Department (feature film)
Along Mulholland Drive nothing is what it seems. In the unreal universe of Los Angeles, the city bares its schizophrenic nature, an uneasy blend of innocence and corruption, love and loneliness, beauty and depravity. A woman is left with amnesia following a car accident. An aspiring young actress finds her staying in her aunt's home. The puzzle begins to unfold, propelling us through a mysterious labyrinth of sensual experiences until we arrive at the intersection of dreams and nightmares.
Professor John Robinson, his wife Maureen, their daughters Judy and Penny, and son Will are selected to be the first family to colonize outer space. Piloted by Major Don West, the Jupiter 2 takes off to Alpha Prime, the only other habitable planet in the galaxy. En route, their spacecraft is sabotaged by arch villain Dr. Zachary Smith, who is intent on foiling their plan. When the Jupiter 2 strays dangerously off course, the Robinson family must band together and use their unique skills to complete their mission for face certain death while they remain "lost in space."
After hearing her grandmother's stories about dangerous men, a 13-year-old girl has nightmares that transform her into Little Red Riding Hood.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
Following his fateful Halloween night murder rampage in the quiet town of Haddonfield, Illinois, Michael Myers begins 17 years of incarceration at the Smith's Grove Sanitarium maximum-security mental facility where he is treated by noted child behaviorist Dr. Samuel Loomis--the only person who can t
Misc. Crew (feature film)
Demetrius is a stalwart, self-made man and owner of a carpet-cleaning business. A chance traffic accident introduces him to Mina, a beautiful young Indian woman whose family fled Uganda under the rule of Idi Amin. As Demetrius and Mina begin their secret love affair, each is swept into the other''s exotic world, soon finding themselves at the center of controversy and scandal. Mina''s parents, Jay and his wife Kinnu, are outraged by the relationship and concerned about their daughter''s disregard for the values and traditions of their culture. Demetrius, it seems, fares no better. The Indian community is outraged, his business suffers, the bank wants to repossess his carpet cleaning van and friends whisper that he has crossed the color line. However Demetrius stands steadfast in his belief that a shade of color is all which separates him and Mina.
A film crew discovers the "eighth wonder of the world," a giant prehistoric ape, and brings him back to New York, where he wreaks havoc.
Special Thanks (feature film)
A nursing home patient spins a tale of friendship against all odds.
A documentary that examines one of the most important and tragic issues of our day--people who are living every day with the painful aftermath of accidents caused by drinking and driving.
Profile of hip-hop mogul Sean Combs.
Film Production - Main (special)
A comedy pilot about the daily lives of the proprietor, employees, and customers of the barber shop of a once-elegant hotel.
Wheelchair-bound Ironside and cop-turned-priest Sarge Swanson team up to solve a series of murders among the clergy in this second pilot to Kennedy's "Sarge" show which ran for several months in late 1971.
A deaf boy (played by a deaf boy -- Sean Gerlis -- making his acting debut) established a unique friendship with an orangutan that understands sign language (thanks to scientist Louise Fletcher) after the animal takes refuge near the youngster's home following a highway accident allowing it to escap
A man destroys his life through gambling debts and stealing company funds in this short film.
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