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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 5, 1982|
|Born:||April 15, 1917||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Baltimore, Maryland, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Critically acclaimed drama about a family that moves from an affluent Chicago suburb to the mixed inner-city neighborhood where the father grew up. The idea is to give the children, who are becoming materialistic snobs, the feel of a big city environment. Veteran actor Hans Conried, as the neighborh
When God returns to earth, an 11-year-old girl promises to focus the world''s attention on the deity by creating an effective advertising slogan for him. Her new project is not well received by the adults in her life, and she is expelled from school and examined by psychiatrists.
A UFO is stranded on earth and impounded by the US government. Its pilot, a cat with a collar that has special powers, including the ability to allow the cat to communicate with humans, has eluded the authorities and needs the help of a man named Frank in order to reclaim and repair his ship to get back home.
A lawyer running for district attorney starts turning into a large sheep dog at awkward moments.
A bored boy enters a fantasy world where letters and numbers are at war.
A comedy about a World War II pilot who falls out of his plane and is hidden by a baroness to protect him from the enemy -- long after the war has ended.
When a star comedian dies, his comedy team, decides to train a nobody to fill the shoes of the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man they choose, bellboy Stanley Belt, cant do anything right. The big TV show is getting closer, and Stanley gets worse all the time.
A Chicago gangster stumbles into philanthropic work during a gang war.
Successful Broadway star Janice Courtney collapses from exhaustion and is ordered to rest for six weeks at her country home in Connecticut. While there, she meets some people who change her life permanently, and discovers true love and happiness.
An Arabian merchant falls in love with a princess.
A princess visiting New York gets mixed up with rock musicians.
A small-town repairman takes in his childhood sweetheart''''s triplets and is mistaken for their father.
An earthquake unleashes a horde of giant prehistoric monsters.
An Air Force colonel in charge of an Alaskan base has his hands full when he falls in love with a defecting Russian pilot.
An innocent cowboy kidnaps a small-time singer with whom he''s infatuated.
Legends and myths from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett.
A murder witness masquerades as a twelve-year-old to escape the killers.
A lovesick teenager searches for romance at college.
A college professor''''s television set tries to take over his life.
A young boy dreams that his piano teacher is a super-villain out to rule the world.
Adaptation of J. M. Barrie's story about a boy who never grew up. The three children of the Darling family receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place.
An Arabian magician takes on a corrupt sultan to help a beautiful princess.
A U.S. agent takes on communists in Hawaii.
Songwriter Gus Kahn fights to make his name, then has to fight again to survive the Depression.
Roistering sea captain Jonathan Clark, who poaches seal pelts from Russian Alaska, meets and woos Russian countess Marina in 1850 San Francisco. Events separate them, but after an exciting sea race to the Pribilof Islands they meet again; now, both are in danger from the schemes of villainous Prince Semyon.
A young couple''''s dog gets them mixed up in a string of murders.
Captain Hunt of the cavalry is trying to promote good relations with the Indian chief Acoma. But Hunt's superiors in the military insist on pursuing policies that will provoke a conflict, and Chief Acoma is not willing to let himself be insulted.
A penniless carnival worker runs up a mountain of debts when he's mistaken for a millionaire.
A rancher's daughter visits Paris to meet her mother and find love.
An art thief tries to double cross his gangster boss.
A grown woman poses as a child prodigy to advance her career as a concert pianist.
Mother-and-daughter singers compete for the same role and the same man.
A farmer gets sucked into show business when a theatrical troupe invades her farm.
Based on the long-running radio show. Irma is a likeable airhead who meddles in her roommate's love-life. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, in their first screen appearance, are juice-bar operators who are discovered when a self-proclaimed manager hears Martin's golden voice. Irma's roommate wants to marry her rich boss, but instead falls in love with Martin.
A married musical team splits up so the wife can become a serious actress.
Three sailors wreak havoc as they search for love during a whirlwind 24-hour leave in New York City.
Dim-witted blowhard, Melvin G. Ashton, is a US Senator who wants to be President. He hires Lew Gibson, a talented PR man who gets Ashton in newsreels and on the front page, never thinking he'll win. But Ashton has a secret weapon: a diary documenting every shady deal his party's made for 35 years. With the diary, he blackmails the party leaders to support his candidacy, and he's on his way to the nomination. An unseen political enemy is after the diary, using the young and lovely Valerie Shepherd to get into the Senator's room, and Lew's fiancée, reporter Poppy McNaughton thinks she can get her hands on it, too, and stop Ashton. Will the otherwise unemployable dope become President?
Jack Paar introduces musical numbers and comic bits from RKO films.
Devil's Island escapees join up with the Allies during World War II.
A lady''s maid marries a man whose prospects push her into high society.
A German-American girl is forced to enter a Hitler youth program.
An expert at deciphering codes takes on an enemy spy ring.
A society sleuth and a lady reporter try to track down a murderous thug's lost girlfriend.
The gentleman detective postpones his wedding to find a cache of stolen diamonds.
A nightclub waiter, who's in love with a selfish showgirl, gets to prove his love when she's injured.
A waitress risks her life to help downed pilots escape occupied France.
A radio correspondent tries to rescue a burlesque queen from her marriage to a Nazi official.
A young man accused of sabotage goes on the lam to prove his innocence.
A munitions expert gets mixed up with gunrunners in Turkey.
A downed pilot enlists a Dutch girl to help him elude the Nazis.
A bored retiree decides to play matchmaker.
A Brooklyn showgirl signs on as maid for a family of wealthy eccentrics.
A society sleuth tries to break up an insurance scam.
Resistance leaders in Germany plot to broadcast Nazi secrets over the radio.
A married woman invites a former boyfriend to dinner, and he decides to move in.
A scatterbrained beauty tries to help her fiance''''s career by throwing a big party.
A voice teacher and his star pupil run away together to a life of love and poverty.
An old man and his grandson trap Death in a tree.
A runaway poetess helps a fugitive prove himself innocent of murder charges.
A young actress struggles to make a hit on stage and in married life.
The story, set in San Francisco, depicts the adventures of Allison Sidney Harrison, a high school student who teams with her wealthy private detective father, David Harrison, to solve crimes. In the pilot episode, Allison and David team to solve the murder of a beautiful woman (Valerie Parker) in wh
A television adaptation of the Neil Simon play about the trials and tribulations of a young newlywed couple struggling to make a life for themselves in New York City.
A two-part animated adventure in which a mysterious gift from a spooky old crone propels young Amelia on a fantastic journey to the 17th-century. Rupert calls on the good witch, Miss Switch, to use her magic powers to rescue Amelia and fight her archenemy.
In the fantastic world of Faerie, the King performs a feat of magic that conjures life into his own shadow. For a time all is well as the Shadow becomes the King's friend and constant companion. But, through a tragic miscalculation of magic, the Shadow's power proceeds to grow while the King's str
An early Christmas show of music, songs, and comedy sketches.
Ron Howard, director and executive producer of this family-oriented adventure, worked from a script co-authored by his father, Rance Howard, that told of a youngster magically transported back to ancient Egypt where he befriends young Prince Tut, who is a pawn in palace intrigue. This Disney-level t
A live-action/animation special about a young girl named P.J., who becomes trapped in a library reading room when the library closes. Shortly after, four storybook characters come to life and befriend her. The stry relates P.J.'s experiences as she and the characters devise a plan of escape.
The story, set in ancient Baghdad, tells of a street beggar who falls in love with a princess; and a prince who falls in love with the begger's daughter. The title refers to fate; based on the play by Edward Knoblock.
The first reunion program of a TV cast after the original series faded from the scene. A series of skits that reunite Danny Thomas and his "Make Room For Daddy" TV family: Marjorie Lord, Angela Cartwright, Rusty Hamer, Hans Conried, and Amanda Randolph.
When Madame Eau Charme, a social-climbing witch, fails to receive an invitation to the Governor's Ball, the most prestigious event of the season, she becomes angered and plots a dreadful revenge against the Governor. She brings a scarecrow (named Feathertop) to life and sets him on a quest to break
A music and comedy spoof of detective shows on TV.
A music and comedy salute to the American cowboy.
Comedy sketches that spoof drivers and driving in America.
A musical version of the German fairy tale about a brother and sister who encounter unknown danger from a witch when they become lost in the woods.
The story relates the romantic adventures of a young couple (Stephen and Julie) who meet and fall in love while visiting New York City.
A musical adaptation of Maxwell Anderson's 1937 Broadway play about a ghost of a sixteenth-century Dutch girl, Lise, who comes to the aid of a man (Van Dorn) who is struggling to keep his mountain, High Tor, from a group of people seeking to buy it.
The charming story of a department store Santa who believes he is the real Santa Claus--and his efforts to convince a disbelieving world that he is. Based on the 1947 story by Valentine Davies.
Walt Disney's first venture into television. An hour of live performances and highlights from Disney cartoon classics.The Christmas Day special is the first TV program to be produced by a major studio, and was budgeted far beyond anything that had previously aired. Coca-Cola.
A narrator tells the story of a waltzing mouse who lived in the home of Johann Strauss. At first, Tom learns the piano as a way to try to catch the dancing Jerry. Later, Tom and Jerry perform for the emperor's court.
The story, based on J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy novel, "The Hobbit," follows the adventures of one Bilbo Baggins, a diminutive creative who resides in a place called "Middle-Earth" before he is compelled to go on a quest to find a treasure buried deep in the heart of Lonely Mountain.
A trilogy of allegorial classics by one of the world's best-known author of children's books. "The Sneetches," the first tale, is a comment against snobbery as seen through the boasting of the star-bellied Sneetches as they ostracize their plain-bellied counterparts; "The Zax" concerns a south-going
An animated special based on the children's book by Dr. Seuss.
This short film provides a short biography of Nostradamus, highlighting some of his prophecies.
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