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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 19, 1978|
|Born:||November 4, 1913||Cause of Death:||suspected suicide after allegedly shooting wife to death|
|Birth Place:||St Cloud, Minnesota, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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This demonology tale, sumptuously produced, has a world-famed American criminologist and his usually tipsy doctor friend summoned to England to investigate a suspicious wealthy financier and learn that supernatural forces are at work in his Playboy-style estate.
There is an affectionate bow to the master sleuth in this lavishly produced original that has Holmes rushing to New York City after discovering that his old nemesis, Moriarty, not only has kidnapped the son of his (Holmes') long-time love, actress Irene Adler, but also has hatched a scheme to steal
Two professional killers employed by the C.I.A. become dangerous enemies when one of them betrays the other.
Sabotage causes the airship Hindenburg to crash on arrival at New York in this disaster film.
Life in John O'Hara's small Pennsylvania town of Gibbsville with the son of the town doctor returning home after being kicked out of Yale and finding a new career on the town's newspaper. Originally it was called "John O'Hara's Gibbsville," which became the title for the short-lived (late 1976) seri
A heist comedy pitting a dogged retired cop against a dapper gangster and his cohorts who, with four million dollars in diamonds in their possession, use a cross-country bus to make their getaway.
Southwestern lawbreakers vie for the bounty on a rapist''s head.
A runaway wife, fleeing middle-class boredom with her teenage daughter, lands in a truck-stop diner in the California desert run by a gruff, beer-drinking recluse living in a fantasy world that is a creative work of art. Lee Grant won an Emmy for her performance; Gig Young was nominated for his.
A young couple''''s wedding plans lead to comic complications for all involved.
Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.
A man takes his young wife to her family home just as a series of strange murders start.
In London, stuffy statesman Carter Harrison meets Toni, a Bohemian artist with a hot Italian temper. The two impulsively marry and then find that they disagree on everything. Shortly afterward they separate. We then meet them five years later on the eve before their divorce becomes final. After seeing each other again, sparks are reignited and they spend the night together. Reality sets in when morning comes and they begin arguing again. Once again, divorce proceedings are on, until Carter that an important promotion hinges on whether he's married. He schemes to win back Toni and eventually succeeds. But can he keep her from destroying his career by posing as Lady Godiva in a protest movement?
A millionairess forces her lawyer to find suitable husbands for her three daughters who stand to inherit a fortune.
A naval commander gets mixed up with a widow and her three children.
A woman tries to free herself from her husband by helping him fake his own death.
Attraction develops between a suave businessman and a young woman determined to protect her innocence.
A ruthless fight promoter tries to turn a singing mechanic into a champion.
A businessman uses scientific research to turn his secretary into the perfect match for his playboy brother.
When Jo Morris' marriage turned sour and heartless, she found sympathy and companionship with widower Larry Ellis. After Jo's husband is accidentally killed in a struggle over a gun with Larry, the adulterous couple find themselves on trial for their lives, with their lawyers fighting the pair's reluctance to turn against each other.
A married couple endures endless red tape when they try to adopt a child.
A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who''''s criticized his work.
A computer expert tries to prove his electronic brain can replace a television network''s research staff.
Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they''''re holding hostage.
A cynical songwriter upsets the lives of three musical sisters.
A rodeo star fights to mend his broken marriage.
A criminal lawyer's daughter falls for one of his clients.
Chicago cop Johnny Kelly, dissatisfied with his job and marriage, would like to run away with his stripper girlfriend Angel Face, but keeps getting cold feet. During one crowded night, Angel Face decides she's had enough vacillation, and crooked lawyer Biddel has an illegal mission for Johnny that could put him in a financial position to act. But other, conflicting schemes are also in progress...
A tempestuous musical theatre star falls for a blind pianist.
A good-hearted nurse gets mixed up with a millionaire who could help her hospital.
Three old friends reunite during Mardi Gras and try to forget their problems.
A grown woman poses as a child prodigy to advance her career as a concert pianist.
An Indian hating bandit''''s reign of terror could lead to a range war.
Capt. Richard Lance (Gregory Peck) is unjustly held responsible, by his men & girlfriend, for an Indian massacre death of beloved Lt. Holloway. Holloway (Gig Young) is killed while escorting a dangerous Indian chief to another fort's prison. The chief escapes. Knowing their fort is in danger of Indian attack, Lance takes a small group of army misfits to an abandoned nearby army fort to defend a mountain pass against the oncoming Indian assault. Their mission is to stall for time until reinforcements from another fort arrive. The men in this small group of malcontents, deserters, psychopaths & cowards all hate Capt. Lance & wish him dead. Much to their chagrin, the men recognize that Lance's survival instincts, military knowledge & leadership are the only chance the group has of staying alive.
In 1944, an American bomber squadron is tense and discontented from too many missions over France. Luck runs out for Capt. Stevens and his crew; they must bail out and are promptly taken prisoner. Their wily German captors, sensing that they have valuable information unknown even to themselves, use every form of velvet-glove trickery to worm it out of them. Will Stevens discover the danger? If so, what can he do about it? The fate of 100 planes depends on the answer...
Lawyer uncovers secrets behind a decade-old murder case.
Alcoholic newspaperman Lew Marsh hits bottom, loses his job and is rehabilitated by Charley Dolan. After six years on the wagon he gets his job back and devotes himself to other recovering alcoholics. His boss enlists his help to sober up his nephew, Boyd Copeland, who has married Lew's old sweetheart. Boyd, who is involved with a cabaret singer and the mob, presents quite a challenge.
A German immigrant braves the wild West in search of gold and a woman to love.
To win back her husband, a divorcee pretends to be married to a loser.
Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.
Classic mystery about the adventures of a young tutor sent to a ghostly country estate.
A captain fights a Dutch shipping magnate for a treasure and the heart of a beautiful woman.
A composer forsakes his innocent bride to romance his brother''s fiancee.
Two writers, friends since childhood, fight over their books and lives.
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
A crusading scientist fights to prevent bomber pilots from blacking out.
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident.
The first of a four-part series about Benjamin Franklin. The program describes Franklin's experiences as the ambassador to the French court of Louis XVI.
The story revolves around Helen Warren, a beautiful mute girl, who becomes the target of a mysterious killer who preys on young, handicapped women. Based on the screenplay by Mel Dinelli.
The story of a Soviet government official who finds love and romance while in Paris on an assignment to barter jewels for farm machinery.
The overall title for three one-act plays by Noel Coward. The first story, "Red Peppers," relates incidents in the life of Lily Pepper, a petulant, caustic-tongued housewife. In the second story, "Still Life," Laura Jesson, a respected English housewife, faces a crisis when she finds herself in lov
This educational short, produced in cooperation with the United States Army, focuses on the status of battle tanks and training in the U.S. Army. Vitaphone Release 496-497A.
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