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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 14, 2006|
|Born:||August 18, 1920||Cause of Death:||heart failure|
|Birth Place:||St Louis, Missouri, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Struggling actor Nino convinces his friends Sergio and Daisy to head with him to New York in the hopes of jump-starting their careers. The trio auditions at the Actor's Studio, but in the meantime run a scam posing as a new Mafia family, in order to make ends meet.
Gideon is a young man with the mind of a child who resides at a retirement home for the elderly. Through the eyes of the innocent, slow-witted Gideon, the elderly residents revive their lust for life.
A widow takes into her care a wheelchair-bound older man who once taunted her.
The tale of a young woman, Isabel Archer, who challenges the confines of her sheltered existence on the hermetically closed American expatriate circuit in late 19th century Europe. Hungry to experience the world, Isabel rejects a lucrative marriage proposal, stunning both her suitor and the relative
In order to take advantage of the free room, board, and per diem, one member of the Carl Bishop murder trial jury tries to prolong deliberations on this seemingly open-and-shut case. In the meantime, he falls for a fellow juror and learns that the facts of the case may not be what they seem.
The story of two teenage rock musicians who are suddenly drawn into the world of the supernatural. Darkness covers our planet. Invisible demons destroy the youth. The approaching One World Government enslaves mankind. But Generation X is ready to do battle. And when they rip the mask off the One Wor
Spoof of Ron Howard's film "Backdraft" (USA/1991). An all-female fire brigade jumps into action when fires start breaking out in toilets throughout New York City.
Victor is a lonely and overweight pizza chef who earns his living in his mother's roadside diner in upstate New York. Though he aches to change his life, Victor is surrounded by people who are as immobile as he is--people who are as blind to his yearnings as they are to their own. But, when the staf
Documentary celebrating 100 years of moviemaking. Includes interviews with actors and directors.
In this parody of horror films, a handsome but featherbrained FBI agent investigates a handful of murders committed by a serial killer.
A filmmaker's ridiculous, yet crowd-pleasing project makes a fortune at the box-office, but his personal life is less than perfect.
A Broadway burn-out turns a tap-dancing class into a life-changing experience for all involved.
A feature-length "cinema-collage" about the life and times of pop artist, entrepreneur and media celebrity Andy Warhol, who died in 1987.
A runaway hides out in the house of a recluse.
The harmonious relationship of two elderly sisters is upset when one falls for a Chinese-American garage owner.
Based on Sheb Wooley's rock hit, an alien arrives on earth and becomes a rock 'n' roll star.
An intimate portrait of actress Marilyn Monroe, including interviews with celebrities who knew her, and selected film clips.
An elite group of commandos led by a tough colonel is assigned to rescue a group of Americans from a terrorist-held airplane.
Alice grew up in Europe, and chose to go to college in San Francisco to get away from her overbearing mother. Unable to prevent her mother from attending her graduation, Alice is initially happy to see her until the old issues return, and she remembers why she needed to escape. So she decides to mov
Lee Strasberg and The Actors Studio that he created are documented. Strasberg is interviewed, seen reacting to filmed performances by legendary actors, as well as with his friends and those he is mentoring. Actors Studio graduate Jane Fonda talks about the benefits of her education there, and clips
A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production.
An affectionate biography of Presley from his boyhood through his spectacular rise to fame and ending with the Las Vegas nightclub appearance in 1969 that began Elvis' resurgence and his final epoch. Kurt Russell, cinematographer Donald M. Morgan, and makeup specialist Marv Westmore each won an Emmy
A young girl with telekinetic powers becomes the center of a battle between good and evil.
William Dudley is a corrupt mayor who has allowed a chemical works to be built right in the centre of town. When an employee at the works has been denied an expected promotion and, in addition, finds himself fired shortly thereafter, he decides to take his revenge by opening the valves to the storage vats and their interconnecting pipes. It doesn't take long for this act of petty vandalism to start a fire that soon engulfs an entire metropolis! The drama focuses on a newly built hospital which, like all civic buildings that went up during the mayor's crooked administration, is shoddily built and poorly equipped.
Strange goings-on involve a naive college coed in the bizarre rites of an old sorority. Kathryn Crosby, playing a house mother, returned to filmmaking here in her first appearance following Bing's death. Mia Farrow's sister, Van Heflin's niece and Martin Balsam's daughter were among the other campus
On his deathbed, the head of a New York tribe of gypsies passes the mantle to his grandson, Dave. Angry at being passed over for control of the tribe, Dave''s father Groffo begins plotting his son''s death.
In New England in the early 20th century, Pete is a nine-year-old orphan escaping from his brutal adoptive parents, the Gogans, with his only friend, a cartoon dragon named Elliott. Pete and Elliott successfully escape to Passamaquoddy, Maine, and live with Nora, a lighthouse keeper, and her father, Lampie. Elliott is sought for medicinal purposes by the corrupt Doctor Terminus.
A giant octopus attacks a seaside resort.
A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill himself.
Set in the 1950, a young man moves to Greenwich Village in New York City in order to escape his domineering mother.
When her car breaks down, a jazz singer is held hostage by a deranged Elvis impersonator.
A European arms dealer (Roger Moore) meets a liberated woman journalist (Susannah York), who is writing a story about the ridiculous things men do with the armaments during a NATO war games meeting. Needless to say, the two meet and make sparks. A rather simple love story ensues.
Charles Hodgson is a British aristocrat who becomes a thief, partly to get back at this twin brother Earl. Earl is a security expert who has built a vault in Tel Aviv that holds some invaluable diamonds and is supposed to be impregnable. Along with a small group he has assembled to help him, Charle
In pilot to prospective series for Shelley Winters, she's a brash private detective who, with her young partner, investigates why a wealthy contractor is the victim of an extortion plot.
A thinly disguised drama based on Marilyn Monroe's life and death, with Connie Stevens flaunting her undeniable charms, Shelley Winters as a Hollywood gossip columnist, Don Murray as an attractive married U.S. Senator, Nehemiah Persoff as a European-accented studio czar, James Olson as a cerebral ar
A divorced lawyer can''t accept the fact that his wife''s left him.
A female drug agent locks horns with a violent drug dealer.
A young girl whose mother had sold her soul to the devil in infancy is now called to the fold by Satan (in the guise of Shelley Winters) who tries to marry her off to a fellow demon. This devil-worshipping horror tale was assembled by the producers and the writer of such later collaborations as "Sil
Passengers and crew struggle to escape an ocean liner turned upside down.
Nick Carter learns that a fellow private eye's death is tied into the disappearance of a wealthy playboy's wife, and he hunts for the killer among the social register as well as the dregs of 1912 New York. Pilot to a prospective series.
A deranged mother takes revenge on the man she thinks seduced her daughter by caging him in her basement while his wife uses ESP in a frantic search to find him.
Courtroom drama of the ordeal of a small-town mother who comes to Manhattan from Idaho to attend her daughter's murder trial, bewildered by the pace of big city life but steadfastly standing beside the girl despite the evidence against her. Kim Stanley originally was to have played the mother of th
This is a retelling of the old tale of Hansel and Gretel, but set in England in the 1920s. To the children and staff at the orphanage, Auntie Roo is a kindly American widow who gives them a lavish Christmas party each year in her mansion, Forrest Grange. In reality, she is a severely disturbed woman, who keeps the mummified remains of her little daughter in a nursery in the attic. One Christmas, her eye falls upon a little girl who reminds her of her daughter and she imprisons her in her attic. Nobody believes her brother, Christopher, when he tells them what has happened, so he goes to rescue her.
After their sons are convicted of murder, two women relocate to Hollywood to start a talent school.
In Depression-era America, Ma Barker leads her three sons on a crime spree that includes the kidnapping of a millionaire. Plus her loyal brood proves to have every perversion imaginable.
An aging Native American mounts a one-man rebellion against the U.S. government.
During a military reunion, three veterans discover they''''ve been sending support payments for the same child.
A brother and sister, suspected of mudering their parents, are released from a mental institution and come to stay with a wealthy widow and her firend. Soon, strange things start to happen.
A trapper and his educated slave track an outlaw band.
A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers.
An aspiring actor gets a job with a broken-down theatre company.
A broken-down private eye sets out to find a rich woman''s missing husband.
A British womanizer refuses to grow up until tragedy strikes.
All-star epic retelling of Christ''s life.
A blind white girl falls in love with a black man.
Story follows the life of Polly Adler, who grew to become one of New York's most successful bordello madams of the 20s.
A married couple, just barely getting by, has their luck change drastically when the husband finally pens a best-selling novel. But, the "nouveau riche" life becomes less than pleasurable for the wife when the husband becomes a womanizer.
Shelley Winters is the madame of a house where customers play out their erotic fantasies, oblivious to a revolution which is sweeping the country. When her old friend, the chief of police (Peter Falk), asks her to impersonate the missing queen in order to reassure the people and halt the revolution, she offers instead three of her customers to play the general, bishop and chief justice, all of whom have died in the revolution.
A research psychologist gets involved in the personal lives of four women.
Vladimir Nabokov's racy classic focuses on an aging intellectual in love with a teenager.
An assistant DA suspects one of the delinquents he''''s prosecuting for murder is his son.
Residents of a Chicago tenement join forces to save a troubled teen from a life of crime.
Desperate losers plan a bank robbery with unexpected results.
A young girl comes of age while hiding from the Nazis.
Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex-husband doesn't have any male heirs on the way, else he gets the cash. She journies from New York to England, and finally tracks him down with his heavily pregnant new wife. Should she try and woo him back or challenge the legality of the new marriage?
An American adventurer competes with the famed Mexican bandit to recover a lost gold shipment.
A sultry dancer is torn between two men--one a wealthy nobleman who is enamored of her and wishes to help her rise to the top and the other a sleazy, macho type who tries to convince her to bilk the richer man out of his money.
In the early thirties, aspiring writer Christopher Isherwood, living in Berlin, meets the vivacious, penniless singer Sally Bowles. They develop a platonic relationship while Sally has a wild time spending other peoples money.
An ex-con dreaming of one last heist faces dissension within his gang.
An unscrupulous movie producer blackmails an unhappy star into signing a new contract.
A bogus preacher marries an outlaw's widow in search of the man's hidden loot.
When a business magnate dies, his board of directors fights over who should run the company.
O'Rourke and his Cree half brother Cajou are returning from a northern Canadian trapping trip when they encoutner a burned wagon train and sole surivor Grace. Naive Mountie commander Benton believes it to be a Cree attack. The Sioux from across the border are trying to force the Cree into being allies in their struggle with the U.S. seventh cavalry. O'Rourke must mutiny to save the men. He must also aid Grace, in whom Marshal Smith has both official and unprovoked amorous interests.
A boxer reforms his crooked manager.
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 Mexican-American laborer fights for his dignity.
The Denbow family hope to freeze out homesteaders by denying access across their land; but to evade a murder charge, Glenn Denbow marries the only witness, Jane, who's conveniently in love with him, but favors the settlers. When Glenn goes back to his blackmailing old flame Lottie, a warm regard develops between Jane and cousin Kirk Denbow. Things come to a head when an impending range war coincides with a rustling foray.
Danny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh nightclub. But Nick wants a high price: half of Danny's future income. Danny's career skyrockets, but his position at the top of the heap, and his one-sided romance with Joy, prove extremely unstable.
David Trask, the sole survivor of an airplane crash, takes it upon himself to contact the families of the various victims. He is quite surprised at who he finds: the wife and son of a troubled doctor; a domineering mother-in-law of an aspiring actress; and the invalid wife of an obnoxious traveling salesman.
A young couple''''s dog gets them mixed up in a string of murders.
An ambitious young man wins an heiress' heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.
A crook on the run hides out in an innocent girl's apartment.
A woman sells her successful business in New Orleans to find the men who killed her father.
A San Francisco hood is rubbed out by rival Bruno Felkin, who himself reports the crime to Homicide Lieut. Kelsey in an alibi scheme which fails. To escape, he stows away on a fishing boat. At sea, skipper Hamil Linder receives Bruno kindly, teaching him fishing; Bruno enlists Hamil's wayward son Carl to tend his slot machines. Then Carl takes an interest in Bruno's girl Connie. Climax in a storm at sea.
A tramp steamer lands sick crewman Jake Davis on rubber-growing island Oraka, from which voluptuous, bedroom-eyed saloon singer Coral is about to be ejected because "men like her too much." But Coral's slimy boss Cognac gets her a reprieve so she can learn Jake's secret. In the process, Coral gets a bit too fond of Jake, who (suspected of wartime collaboration ) resolves on new efforts to clear himself; but more complications arise.
A man combs the West in search of his stolen rifle.
Prof. Andrew Gentling, in Los Angeles to help found a new college, is inveigled by old flame Catherine Sykes into a midnight drive. Next day Catherine is missing, believed killed; friend Martha convinces Andrew that he's a prime suspect and should investigate before he's arrested. But this only puts Andrew in a more deadly kind of danger.
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
A young cowhand rebels against his rancher stepfather during a perilous cattle drive.
Petty crook and cop-killer Martin Rome, in bad shape from wounds in the hospital prison ward, still refuses to help slimy lawyer Niles clear his client by confessing to another crime. Police Lt. Candella must check Niles' allegation; a friend of the Rome family, he walks a tightrope between sentiment and cynicism. When Martin fears Candella will implicate his girlfriend Teena, he'll do anything to protect her. How many others will he drag down to disaster with him?
An actor starring as Othello opposite his wife finds the character''''s jealous rage taking over his mind off-stage.
A troubled gangster, who has lost all faith in people, loses his weak grip on life.
A lightweight boxer gets mixed up in murder.
A returning GI and his war bride finally get to know each other and don't really like what they see.
In New Orleans, lady crook tries to steal a con man''''s hidden loot.
Anne Nichols updated her original play by moving the time to the (then) present by starting the film with the V-E Day celebration in London, but no fundimental changes otherwise. This first film from Bing Crosby's production company (known as Bing Crosby Producers, Inc. and not as Bing Crosby Productions) was released in the US with a "General Audience" classification (and not the unknown-in-1946 classification of "Unrated") and starred newcomers Joanne Dru (Rosemary Murphy)and Richard Norris (Abie Cohen) in the roles defined in the title. Their respective fathers and mothers are none too keen on Abie and Rosemary's oil-and-water romance, and get even less keener when the two are married by a Protestant minister, a marriage that is quickly done again by a Jewish rabbi and then again by a Catholic priest. The contrast between Yiddish and Celtic dialects and religious practices is also maintained. Providence lends a helping hand at the end to effect the reconciliation of the fathers to their respective children and the choice they have made.
An American girl falls for an RAF pilot while performing at a British music hall.
A French nobleman robs from his fellow aristocrats to help the poor.
Aladdin tries to make his fortune with the help of a beautiful genie.
A nurse recovering from a breakdown keeps dreaming about murder.
It's 1650 in New Amsterdam, and Brom Broeck, a young outspoken newspaper publisher is arrested for printing advanced opinions on the undemocratic rule of Govenor "Peg-Leg" Stuyvesant. While Brom is in prison, old "Peg-Leg" goes on the make for Brom's sweetheart. But, when "Peg-Leg" is forced to release Brom... Watch-out!
The female mayor of a small-town ignites local gossip when she falls for a sculptor.
A female literary agent tries to make her star client as adventures as his most famous character.
Five officer candidates fight to prove their mettle during training.
Producer (feature film)
Profile of actor Jack Palance.
Profile of director George Cukor (1899-1983). In 1939, Cukor suffered what many considered the largest setback in the history of Hollywood. After 18 days on the set, he was fired as director of "Gone With the Wind." Yet, despite being discharged from the biggest production the film industry had ever
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
Documentary on the life and career of actor Marlon Brandon.
A documentary exploring the appeal and impact of New York City on filmmaking. Intertwines scenes from famous New York movies with interviews.
A broadcast in which the American Film Institute (AFI) presents its twentieth annual Life Achievement Award to Sidney Poitier.
A documentary exploring the history of The Actors Studio, the academy founded in 1947 by Elia Kazan, Robert Lewis, Cheryl Crawford, and Lee Strasburg. The school advanced a naturalistic style of acting based on the work of Russian director and teacher Konstantin Stanislavski, which in the U.S. has a
A program profiling the Group Theatre, a theatrical company which introduced "method" acting and was founded in the 1930s in New York. Surviving members of the group are interviewed and archival footage of excerpts from plays originally produced by The Group Theatre is shown.
A "Crazy About the Movies" documentary presentation on the life of actor Montgomery Clift. Includes film clips and interviews with friends and colleagues who knew him.
Biography of the Academy Award winning director including dramatic color footage of WWII.
Celebrities perform in a benefit for the Actor's Fund Charity in a program that recalls vaudeville's golden age.
A salute to the women Bob Hope has worked with for 32 years on television.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Sometimes she's too big. Or much too small. Sometimes things are backwards. And there's always too much pepper in the soup. Nothing is quite right since Alice chased a very unusual White Rabbit and stumbled into an adventure that grows curiouser and curiouser.
There's terror on the high seas when cult leader Telly Savalas and his fanatic followers, among whom is devoted Shelley Winters, seize a luxury liner commanded by Louis Jourdan and hold a stellar roster of film and TV luminaries for a ransom of $70 million in gold. Chad Everett is a successful novel
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
An animated musical special in which Frosty the Snowman takes a wife. A sequel to "Frosty the Snowman."
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