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Cast (feature film)
A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists befriends one of his captors.
A serial killer frames a mentally challenged man.
Expectations are high as the Frake family arrives at the annual Texas State Fair.
The residents of Peyton Place, Mass., are not happy when its most famous resident, Alison Mackenzie, writes a "shocking" novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town. Most outraged is malicious Roberta Carter, who wants the book banned from the school library. Roberta's other mission is to destroy her son Ted's marriage to his Italian bride. Theirs, however, isn't the only marriage in trouble: Alison's book is causing a rift between her mother and stepfather, who is also the school principal and one of the book's few defendants.
A stripper with a high IQ gets a job teaching at a college science department through a selection process determined by a robot.
A corporate spoiler makes a play for a failing company and the owner''s daughter.
Re-issued in 1964 as "Trouble At Sixteen" by Cinema Associates as part of a double-bill with "Girls Town" (now called "The Innocent and the Damned" and a rather descriptive title considering the cast), this film takes place at an exclusive military academy on Sabre Island (played by Catalina Island) attended by rich young delinquents who think money puts them above the law. Enter Steve Conway (Mickey Rooney) there to investigate the death of his son, whom he has been told died in an accident. The Mick is quickly in five feet of trouble (over his eyebrows) when he is met with hostility by the school's commandant, Major Redfern Kelly (Dan Duryea) and the latter's sweetheart-secretary Jennifer Evans (Terry Moore); intimidated by the cadet drill instructor, Vince Perley (Christopher Dark) and the P.E. instructor Hack Marlow (Richard Jaeckel); attempts are made on his life by a cadet trio known as "The Three Beasts", and he is trapped in a three-against-one fight with rifles, although memory fails as to just where Rooney came up with his rifle. Just to keep him tested there is a big-speedboat vs. small-motor boat (Rooney's craft of course) chase in shark-infested waters. That comes right after he makes a startling discovery when he talks to his son's former roommate Chip Hastings (Warren Berlinger).
Chip is killed accidentally while trying to rape a blonde girl, who runs. Silver becomes the number one suspect even though she has an alibi, but due to previous brushes with the law she's sent to Girls Town, a home for young women in trouble with the law which is run by nuns. Silver is rebellious and causes trouble at the school, and her friend Sarafina totters near the brink of self-destruction because of an infatuation with a young singer. Meanwhile Chip's father hires a detective to find out the truth, and Chip's friend Fred gets Silver's sister in trouble at a drag race. Silver has a lot of problems all right.
A notorious gunman faces a series of challengers determined to out-shoot him.
A union president fights off organized crime only to find himself framed for murder.
Two brothers compete for their father's approval and a woman's love.
A lawyer defends a migrant worker in a sensational murder trial.
Baseball great Grover Cleveland Alexander fights his way back from a blinding injury.
A prison psychologist tries to rehabilitate six hardcore criminals.
Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata leads the peasants against a corrupt president.
American adventurer Jim Bowie fights to make his way in the lumber business.
An ambitious designer has to choose between her career and love.
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 girl in the slums tries to find her way with the help of her devoted mother and alcoholic father.
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
A soldier meets a woman on Christmas furlough from prison and they fall in love.
A cowardly knight rescues a disguised princess from pirates.
A mystery writer and his wife investigate a murder at a charity benefit.
Detective Philip Marlowe's search for a two-timing woman leads him to blackmail and murder.
Baseball legend Lou Gehrig faces a crippling disease at the height of his success.
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
Rosalind Russell, Fred MacMurray, Herbert Marshall, Eduardo Ciannelli, Walter Kingsford, Jack Carr, Hugh Beaumont. Loosely based on the career of Amelia Earhart, this aviation drama features Rosalind Russell as a female pilot who breaks the Los Angeles to New York record and attracts the interest of the U.S. Navy who want to send her on a spy mission
An ex-thief helps some fellow ex-cons adjust to life as defense workers, only to get involved with a robbery investigation.
A pilot on leave falls for a pretty news photographer.
An unemployed reporter tracks down a Nazi spy ring to get his job back.
The World War II housing shortage brings three people together for an unlikely romance.
Boston pharmacist Tom Craig comes to Sacramento, where he runs afoul of local political boss Britt Dawson, who exacts protection payment from the citizenry. Dawson frames Craig with poisoned medicine, but Craig redeems himself during a Gold Rush epidemic.
Although she''''s been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
A handsome racketeer seduces the DA's daughter for revenge, then falls in love.
A nightclub band''''s new singer becomes the center of a romantic mix-up.
A family in the South Seas goes to any lengths to escape work.
The gentleman detective postpones his wedding to find a cache of stolen diamonds.
Opposites distract when a sophisticated political columnist falls for a sportswriter.
An escaped political prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.
Inhabitants of a Southern California fishing village strive for the simple pleasures of life.
The story revoles around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner (Nils Asther), who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane (Ellen Drew), his secretary who also has a personal interest; and Steve Van Ruyle (Robert Preston), a sailor who has inherited a position on Faulkner's board of directors. Faulkner is (presumably) murdered, and Kit is falsely accused of the murder. Steve assumes the job of clearing her name.
A young girl falls for a western gambler.
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
Tom Harmon (ol' # 98 for the Michigan Wolverines, husband of actress Elyse Knox and father of Mark Harmon and Kelly Harmon)took a back seat to no one on the football field (except the Minnesota Gophers) or, later, in the broadcast booth, but, on film, he managed to find himself in two of the all-time bad sports movies..."The Spirit of West Point" and "Harmon of Michigan." The latter, if it had been a true-life biography of Tom Harmon, might have made a passable film but after a short prologue, narrated by sports writer Bill Henry who is not the same as actor William Henry, that semi-recaps Harmon's football-playing days at the University of Michigan, it quickly develops into a mess that indicates the director and writers used the technical adviser, Coach Jeff Cravath, only to put plays on the blackboard. Once Harmon,(supposedly playing himself but the character he plays here has more character flaws than the law allows), graduates from Michigan, he marries his college sweetheart Peggy Adams (Anita Louise), turns up his nose at the prospect of playing professional football---a poor-paying and not-that-well respected job in 1941---and starts a vagabond tour of coaching tank-water colleges. Authenicity went out the window when the narration ended, as did any kind of time tracking, as everything that follows seems to happen in a single football season. Tom takes an assistant coach job at a cow-pasture college under Jimmy Wayburn (William Hall) and lasts one day before Wayburn fires him. Then he signs to play for a College All-Star team doing exhibition games against pro teams, but his team-mates, hacked because Tom gets star billing, lay down on him and he gets smacked down hard on every play. One of the leaders willing to let Harmon get slaughtered is old Michigan teammate Forrest Evashevski (playing himself), a life-long friend in real life and Godfather to Mark Harmon and a long-time respected coach at the University of Iowa. Harmon wins the game by himself, but decides this isn't his cup of tea. He hangs around the house a few weeks, then gets a job as an assistant under old-time coach Pop Branch at a college that has three buidings on campus and a football stadium seating 100,000 fans. He helps Pop win a few games (still ticking along in what appears to be the same fall football season), but the alumni at Webster College are tired of losing, fire their coach and hire Harmon away from Pop. Harmon takes over the Webster team in mid-season and becomes the all-time example of a hard-ass coach willing to win at any cost, including installing a screen-pass play that depends on an illegal blcoking scheme---the Flying Wedge---to make it work. His Webster team begins to thump their opponents by large scores, usually leaving the other team battered and bloodied by the use of the illegal blocking scheme. They win four or five games which, based on the writers time scheme, would have them playing 20 games a season in what was then a nine-and-ten game season. Plus, the press and other coaches around and about, are up in arms about Harmon's tatics, but the jerks refereeing the games evidently haven't read the rule book nor the newspapers and throw no penalty flags against his team. Well, one referee does once, but he never officiated nor had lunch in that town again. It, by any reasonable calendar must now be July of the next year in a season that should have ended in December, and hard-case Harmon's team is going up against Pop's team (where Harmon coached earlier in this never-ending season) and Pop drops by and tells Tom he ain't all that fond of Tom's coaching methods, but Tom poo-pahs him off, and then sends his team out and they gleefully dismantle Pop's fair-playing team by 109-0. But Webster's quarterback Freddie Davis (Stanley Brown) suffers a concussion running a play Harmon calls just to run up the score even higher---Harmon evidently didn't read the script because nobody using their own name would want this character perceived
A bandleader enlists a down-on-his-luck actor to teach him Shakespeare.
A young gangster and his honest brother fall for the same woman.
A young doctor gives up big-city success to help his father set up a small-town clinic.
A young orphan fights off attempts to steal his inheritance.
The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young man--who turns out to be the son of the District Attorney who sent the boy's father to the electric chair.
Animation (feature film)
The unmistakable Fred Flintstone is mistaken for a famous international spy! Fred's exact double, famed secret agent Rock Slag, has been injured on assignment. Now, Fred must step into Slag's trench coat and meet the exotic and notorious Tanya in Paris so the Flintstones and their neighbors, the Rubbles, leave on a trip that the others believe is a vacation. But S.M.I.R.K. agents desperately try to foil Fred's meeting. Finally after chasing halfway across Europe, Fred discovers Tanya has been the bait to trap him, or Rock Slag, that is. Although captured, Fred remains true to the spy's code and refuses to talk no matter how much they torture Barney.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
Sixty-something gumshoe Hetty Wainthropp returns with her teenage sidekick, Geoffrey, and her doting husband, Robert, to take on a variety of cases at the Wainthropp Detective Agency with the help of Geoffrey's fiercely independent girlfriend-mechanic, Janet Fraser. In "A Minor Operation," Hetty go
A two-part "WonderWorks" presentation about a sensitive young girl and her reclusive aunt who come to love and understand each other through their mutual love for nature, particularly a seal named Lora.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
In this short film, a criminal idolizes the life of a famous gangster... unaware that his hero met a tragic end.
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