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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 2, 1979|
|Born:||June 8, 1909||Cause of Death:||stroke|
|Birth Place:||Minnesota, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A compilation of four short films that explore gay themes: "Crush" revolves around a boy and girl whose friendship changes when her crush is not returned. In "The Mountain King," a young hustler seduces a "straight" beachgoer. "Lost" tells the story of a young drug-using male prostitute. "The Confes
A straight-jacketed corporate man escapes his humdrum existence by becoming a tap-dancing magician.
To save it from being put to death, Professor Albert Dooley takes home a dumb duck from the research laboratory, which accidentally was exposed to X-rays. At home he discovers that it lays now golden eggs. Since he's broke all the time, his family welcomes this new source of income greatly, and tries to keep it secret. But their greedy neighbors become suspicious.
An eccentric millionaire and his niece and nephew are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! He's committed, and the niece and nephew and the gnomes have to find him and free him.
A bumbling villain plots to win an early 20th-century auto race.
A pioneer couple plays a major role in the settling of Oklahoma.
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
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 tax agent falls for a farm girl whose father he''''s investigating.
Two sisters live in a dysfunctional family in a California town. The elder, "nice" Kim, was sexually abused and hates men. Rebellious teen Jill is fed-up generally and runs away, finding her niche as a B-girl and sex-kitten working her way to Vegas. Kim leaves her job and goes in search of Jill, meeting her own misadventures en route; but by this time Jill's wanted for robbery. Will she live fast and die young?
The daughter of an iconic actor reunites with her father after a ten year estrangement.
A southern belle fights to survive slavery after learning her mother was black.
The fifth and last of the Ben Schwab productions starring Bill Elliott as a L.A. sheriff's department detective begins with Henry Johnson (Douglas Dick) being sought by the sheriff's office for the murder of his neighbor and friend,Fred Horner (Robert Shayne), whose strangled body was found in Johnson's motel apartement. Lieutenant Andy Doyle (Bill Elliott) of the Los Angeles sheriff's department learns that Johnson had been an avid card-playing gambler, and had frequently argued violently with the deceased. Trailing Johnson's fiancee, Mary Raikin (Eleanore Tanin), the police capture Johnson, who insists he did not kill Horner, but fled in panic when he discovered Johnson's body in his room after an absence of only a few minutes. It is discovered that a wealthy tenant of an adjacent motel, Bradbury (James Flavin), bears a resemblence to the murdered man, and in order to set him up as a decoy, Doyle suggests the Bradbury spread the word he is leaving for his home the next day. That night, the real killer,Pat Orvello (Gregg Palmer), sneaks into Bradbury's room to rob him, but is shot and captured by Doyle and his men. Earlier, the robber/killer had mistaken the neighboring motels, killed the wrong man in his robbery attempt, and had left the body in Johnson's room.
A TV star almost loses his career and his marriage over a tabloid story.
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
In this musical remake of The Women, a happily married singer lets her catty friends convince her to file for divorce.
The co-owner of a racetrack discovers that his partner has sold out to a gangster. The gangster plans to take sole control of the track and plans to get rid of his new partner. The partner's problems are just beginning, though, as he finds himself involved with a beautiful woman who, unknown to him, was involved in a hit-and-run and is trying to set him up for the crime.
When a Boston artist is commissioned to paint landscapes, he gets caught up in a land war between settlers and the Mohawks.
A mild-mannered lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he takes over a little league team.
True story of Australian opera singer Marjorie Lawrence and her battle against polio.
The Mayhew brothers flee from one Texas town to another as older brother Bill repeatedly attempts to keep younger brother Sam out of jail. Bill finally gives up on his younger brother and heads for Colorado. He gets a job and all is well until his brother shows up and takes a job that puts them on opposite sides of the law.
True story of torch singer Ruth Etting's struggle to escape the gangster who made her a star.
Hardened criminal repeatedly breaks out of Oregon State Prison, eluding police for prolonged periods afterwards.
A murder witness masquerades as a twelve-year-old to escape the killers.
When a business magnate dies, his board of directors fights over who should run the company.
Musical biography of composer Sigmund Romberg, who fought to bring serious music to Broadway.
A police detective falls for the bank robber's girlfriend he is supposed to be tailing.
After escaping a lynch mob, an innocent man returns to find out who framed him for murder.
A dedicated teacher turns around the troublesome students at a boys'''' school.
Fifteen-year-old Katri Walenska (Amma Maria Alberghetti) jumps a Polish ship, swims ashore and enters New York illegally. The United States Immigration officials are alerted---the USA still had a functioning immigration policy and department when this was filmed---and the search is on. Katri's only possessions are a ten-dollar bill and a letter to her parents' old friend, Jan Poldi (Lauritz Melchior), a former Metropolitan Opera star. She finds him in a shabby Greenwich Village apartment. His neighbors in the apartment house are three Broadway hopefuls; pop singer Terry Brennan (Rosemary Clooney), hoofer Buddy Fraser (Tom Morton) and Homer Tirdell (Bob Williams) and his talented dog Red Dust. (Pardon me, make that four Broadway hopefuls counting the dog.) When Terry hears Katri's magnificent singing voice, she scurries around New York to get her an audition and succeeds in getting her a spot on Don Wilson's televised amatuer hour. She wins the contest but unwittingly reveals her true identity as an illegal alien, which causes the arrest of Poldi, Wilson and Dave (John Archer), Terry's lawyer boyfriend. Katri faces deportation.
No one believes an amateur astronomer''s spaceship sighting until the town''s people begin disappearing.
Opera singer Grace Moore turns to popular music when her dreams of a classical career fail to materialize.
Three young men train to become motorcycle cops.
A doctor fights for his life during the Korean War.
A woman and a songwriter suspected of murder join forces to crack the case.
A lawyer defends a migrant worker in a sensational murder trial.
Three sailors on leave back a Broadway hit.
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
A survivor of the battle at the Alamo returns home to find his family has been killed by a bunch of thugs disguised as Mexican soldiers. He then grows intent on enacting revenge despite the lack of support for his cause.
A country lawyer moves his family to Los Angeles.
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
Two sailors wreak havoc on the Navy.
A dedicated submarine commander sacrifices everything to defeat the enemy.
A brutal bank robber fights internal divisions within his gang.
Immediately following the Civil War, former Confederate cavaly captain Gene Autry (Gene Autry), now a sergeant in the Union Army, is assigend to help break up Indian raids on the frontier. While working with a scout, Shadrach Jones (Pat Buttram), Gene tangles with and is forced to lick Lt. Randolph Mason (Kirby Grant), who is in love with Melody Colton (Gail Davis, in the 3rd of her 14 films with Autry), daughter of rancher Jim Colton (G. Pat Collins as Pat Collins). Gene manages to forestall one Indian raid, fails to stop another one but does stop the gun-running activities of Curt Raidler (Philip van Zandt) and the Apache Kid (James Griffith).
When the American clipper ship "The Queen" is attacked by pirates off the Hebrides in 1830, Mate Kirk Hamilton is injured and must be put ashore at Queensland Colony, Australia, for treatment and recuperation. There, he meets and falls in love with Elaine Jeffries, daughter of the magistrate and all-but-fiancée to rancher Martin Shannon. She also finds herself attracted to Kirk, and a rivalry develops between the two men. Meantime the pirates, led by Captain Hackett, decide to raid the colony and, in the process kidnap Elaine and her friend, Nancy. Kirk and Shannon lead the pursuit, having not only the romantic triangle to resolve but the pirates to overcome and, along the way, being stranded on a volcanic island inhabited by dinosaurs...
A prospector discovers natural cement and suggests it should be used for a new dam. But this is the last thing the badmen of Trail End want, as they have a monopoly of the wagons needed to haul rocks to the site. A pretty sheriff notwithstanding, it's a job for a singing marshal.
G-men track stolen Uranium-238 shipment using new radar technology; they also recruit the girlfriend of a gang member as an informant. Radar helps, but it takes an undercover blonde to really get the goods on criminal masterminds.
A talent scout turns a young unknown into a radio singing star.
A government agent infiltrates a gang run by a mother-fixated psychotic.
Two old Marine Corps pals re-enlist and end up fighting over the same woman.
Marines stationed in the Pacific fight off the Japanese during World War II.
A district attorney investigates a crook who seems to be in two places at the same time.
Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar''''s efforts to deliver a fortune in rare stamps are complicated by murder.
Five siblings face boarding school when their working mother can''''t hold a job and care for them.
Cinematography (feature film)
Writer (feature film)
A fast-rising singer tries to put a has-been rocker back on top.
An adventurer helps rescue political prisoners from Albania.
A shop girl is mistaken for the mother of a foundling.
Jordan Blake (a widower) is a successful Broadway Producer who has always been to busy for his children, Barbara and Jerry. Girlfriend, Carolina a musical comedy star, urges Jordan to take his kids on a vacation and get to know them before they are all grown up. Is Jordan already too late?
Movie star Collier Laing is recalled to active duty with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. His mission: to sweep debutante Marita Connell off her feet and flush out her former boyfriend, who's sent her jewels stolen in occupied Germany. Soon it's a question of who's sweeping whom; Miss Connell's nickname is "Killer." But when she wants to elope, Laing begins to have qualms.
When someone robs the town bank before he can, a bandit joins forces with the sheriff to catch the real crooks.
A family in the South Seas goes to any lengths to escape work.
An outlaw goes straight to work for the telegraph company, which puts him in conflict with his lawless brother.
In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dancehall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie.
A London artist struggles to complete one last painting before going blind.
Three brothers in the French foreign legion fight off murderous Arabs and a sadistic sergeant.
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.
When a notorious gangster gets out of prison, he vows revenge on the wife who left him.
Film Production - Main (special)
Documentary charting the development of the New York City subway system at the turn of the 20th century.
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