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|Also Known As:||Died:||August 16, 2002|
|Born:||August 10, 1914||Cause of Death:||complications from a fall|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A mock documentary about the infamous "Unabomber," Ted Kaczynski, following Ted from his disfunctional childhood to colege days, academic success and crazed mountain-living.
Returning to his small hometown of Icara, Maine, a man discovers its horrible secret -- a bizarre, clandestine ritual that led to his mother's early death and his father's insanity. Knowledge of the secret may cost him his life.
Biographical documentary of actor Burt Lancaster.
Haunted by a bizarre suicide of a patient, psychologist Dr Bill Capa abandons his successful New York practice and relocates to Los Angeles only to find himself entangled in an explosive sexual relationship with the beautiful but enigmatic Rose. His web becomes even more tangled as he uncovers the brutal stabbing of a friend and colleague. As Capa gets closer to identifying the killer of his associate, Rose becomes an equally tantalizing mystery that he must solve--if he can avoid the lunatic murderer who''s stalking him.
After being hired as a game-hunting guide in Washington State''s Northwest National Forest, a young, formerly homeless man discovers that he''s been selected as the human prey of a group of sadistic hunters.
A modern-day, Southern-version of Jesus and his disciples.
With some help from the Newton family, Beethoven the dog comes to the rescue of a female St. Bernard and her four puppies.
A man, tormented by the memories of a shattered childhood, vows revenge on the mob figures who tricked him into carrying the bomb that ultimately killed his parents.
After the death of her favorite child, the mother of three children realizes that she has neglected the other two. She endeavors to build relationships with them while simultaneously trying to complete her late daughter's unfinished book.
An ex-radical goes on the lam after testifying against a drug dealer friend, then meets his old college sweetheart, now a hip lawyer.
While attempting to recreate a secret recipe for cognac in a Yugoslavian monastery, a beautiful American must fend off various factions determined to interfere.
A movie based on the actual story of Cheryl Pierson, a teenager sexually abused by her father. Out of fear that her father would also sexually abuse her little sister, Pierson hired a schoolmate to kill him.
A Denver detective is after a serial killer linked to a cult of Mormon avengers.
A television movie about Richard Radley, a father, surgeon, naval officer, and athlete, who underwent a sex-change operation to become the woman -- Renee Richards -- whom she felt had always been trapped in the body of a man. The film, based on Renee Richards' own account, describes the psychologica
An eccentric research biologist becomes obsessed with the idea of reproducing his beloved wife who died ten years before.
A couple find themselves lost at night in a deserted section of a large city. In order to survive, they must match their wits against a street gang out to get them.
Robert Blake's scrappy, ex-convict-turned-ghetto priest in an impoverished inner-city parish was the latest in his series of original characters (after "Baretta" and "Joe Dancer") and his "Hell Town" turned into a surprise hit (written pseudonymously by Blake). Blake convinced the network into going
Conan is sent on a mission by a queen to accompany her princess daughter to a distant castle to retrieve some mysterious and magical gems. Unbeknownst to him, the queen has a plan to double-cross him and use her daughter for a sacrifice upon their return. Conan steps up for battle...
A young mercenary knight in medieval England discovers that he is a prince who has forgotten his royal heritage. He attempts to regain his kingdom, but it''s now under the control of a tyrannical knight and an evil sorcerer. If he can take back his kingdom, he can save a princess who has been taken hostage by the evil duo.
Psychiatrist Patrick Duffy and his wife, Cindy Pickett, lease a house in a secluded village on the Pacific coast and discover that one of their neighbors, a hyperkinetic youngster who had been one of his patients, is now involved in a series of strange deaths haunting the apparently peaceful communi
The relationship among a divorced man, his incurably ill teenage son, and his long-estranged father is explored when the youngster joins his dad for one final summer vacation and they end up at the grandfather's vineyard where he reconciles the two older men.
The story of young Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, western outlaws.
A British multinational seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and due for execution. Just when the team has performed a perfect rescue, the multinational does a deal with the vicious dictator leaving the mercenary band to escape under their own steam and exact revenge.
Ostracized at a snooty private school because of her rural, poor background, a scholarship student is tormented to the point where her only remaining recourse is revenge, using the only method she knows: her psychic control over snakes!
A chiller about the search for an elusive killer whose victims are found wrapped in a strange, spider-like web.
A remake of Kipling's all-time adventure classic that starred Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew and Melvyn Douglas in 1937 and told of a spoiled rich kid who grows up fast under the care of a crusty sea captain after falling overboard from his father's ship.
A grocer is selected by God to help spread a message.
1930s studio executive Monroe Starr makes high money deals, calms nervous stars and carries on an affair. F. Scott Fitzgerald is said to have based the character on MGM legend Irving Thalberg.
An amiable Western about an itinerant horse trader who travels the frontier in 1880 with his orphaned nine-year-old nephew in quest of the boy''s prize Arabian mare, stolen by a ruthless bounty hunter. Pilot to a prospective series.
This Thriller/horror movie tells the tale of a young girl who is terrified that her insane mother will take her away from her beloved foster mother. One day, the crazed real mother attempts to contact the girl at school, but her foster mother has a premonition and gets there in time to protect the girl. Eventually though, the real mother and her boy friend, a carnival clown, succeed and takes her away, leaving the bereaved foster parents to enlist the assistance of a parapsychologist to help them interpret the foster mother's terrifying dreams and psychic connection to the girl and find her before it is too late.
A pilot film about a fugitive gunfighter, disguised as a preacher, who is faced with defending townspeople at the mercy of a crooked land baron.
After serving seven years for manslaughter, a man returns home to run for mayor following the disclosure that the local newspaper editor, whose eyewitness testimony had put him behind bars, now has second thoughts and the town drunk now has confessed to the crime. Filmed in 1969 as "The Profane Come
A horror tale about a young couple moving into a Bucks County, Pennsylvania farmhouse, unaware that it is occupied by an unseen presence that is trying to possess the wife.
An outlaw tries to avoid both his friend, the marshal, and a sadistic bounty hunter in order to hijack a mule train loaded with two million dollars in gold. Based on the novel by Louis L'Armour.
An ex-soldier is recruited by the FBI to go undercover in L.A. and find other ex-soldiers who are part of a drug-dealing gang.
A police detective''''s investigation of a prostitute''''s murder points to his best friend.
A graduate student must choose between his former activism and the preservation of his academic career when violence breaks out on campus.
The sole survivor of an interplanetary rescue mission discovers a planet ruled by apes and an underground city run by telekinetic humans.
An American pioneer raised by Indians ends up fighting alongside General Custer.
World War II veterans brave the Philippine jungle in search of buried gold.
A young girl recruits an aging U.S. marshal to help avenge her father''''s death.
Two free-spirited bank robbers flee railroad detectives and head for Bolivia.
Federal and local law officers try to catch a deadly serial killer.
Two vagrants try to outrun the police after committing a savage crime in this real-life shocker.
A bored rich man buys a new life from a secret organization.
A comic tries to escape his mob connections.
Card sharps try to deal with personal problems during a big game in New Orleans.
A young ex-con trying to go straight gets caught up in another criminal scheme.
A Lady (Olivia De Havilland) gets trapped inside a home elevator after the electricity goes out. During a hot summer day, while she presses a button inside the elevator to summon help from the alley, she unknowingly attracts looters who in turn try hurting her and steal all her personal belongings.
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.
Alan Ladd, Lizabeth Scott, Arthur Kennedy, John Ireland, Jeff Corey, James Bell, Bert Freed, Neville Brand, Whit Bissell, Jay Silver Heels, Iron Eyes Cody. Rebel captain Alan Ladd rides west to Colorado to join Quantrell''s Raiders but changes sides when he discovers the ugly truth about the infamous marauder.
A small-time gambler goes on the lam from a murder charge.
Reporters Clark Kent and Lois Lane arrive in the small town of Silsby to witness the drilling of the world's deepest oil well. The drill, however, has penetrated the underground home of a race of small, furry people who then come to the surface at night to look around. The fact that they glow in the dark scares the townfolk, who form a mob, led by the vicious Luke Benson, intent on killing the strange people. Only Superman has a chance to prevent this tragedy.
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 mysterious American gets mixed up with gunrunners in Syria.
Two individuals on a stage coach find themselves at the mercy of four outlaws.
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.
A policeman tries to talk a desperate young man off the ledge of a New York skyscraper.
Rhiannon, an outlaw who regularly robs gold from the stagecoach, shoots the new sheriff and then carries him to the doctor. The doctor cleans up Rhiannon and presents him to the sheriff as the man who saved his life. Rhiannon is deputized by the sheriff, and becomes torn between his new life and the prospect of robbing the next gold shipment...
The voice of God mystically appears on the radio, changing all who hear it.
Loumas, president of the Rock Island Trail company, tries to expand his rails into the Midwest but finds resistance of the steamship and stage-coach lines. The malicious Kirby Murrow tries everything to slow down Loumas' progress and doesn't even stop before sabotage. Only Constanze, daughter of banker Strong, believes in his success strong enough to support him financially.
A U.S. Marshall tries to recover stolen gold.
Two tobacco growers battle for control of the cigarette market.
Rebel soldiers try to hijack a Union gold shipment.
An Arabian princess tries to bring her father''''s killers to justice.
Brooklyn youth Frank Cusack, good son and brother by day, is a gang member by night. The Dukes, seemingly likable dead-end-kids, are dangerously involved with racketeer Gaggsy Steens. Despite the efforts of Franks's parents, he and pal Benny get involved in a serious crime. Can Stan Albert, head of the community center, prevent them from becoming full-time crooks?
A rancher tries to save his fellow stagecoach passengers from a murderous enemy.
Police track a mysterious killer nicknamed "The Judge."
A black G.I. faces racism while fighting for his country in World War II.
After being kidnapped and sold into slavery, a young man fights to reclaim his birthright.
A bellboy masquerades as a spy and lands behind enemy lines during the Civil War.
A convict uses a fake gun to start a full-scale prison escape.
A married man's wartime love affair spells trouble when peace comes.
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
A captain fights a Dutch shipping magnate for a treasure and the heart of a beautiful woman.
An aging convict tries to keep his daughter from following in his footsteps.
"Wicked" Lily Bishop joins a wagon train to California, led by Michael Fabian and Johnnny Trumbo, but news of the Gold Rush scatters the train. When Johnny and Michael finally arrive, Lily is rich from her saloon and storekeeper (former slaver) Pharaoh Coffin is bleeding the miners dry. But worse troubles are ahead: California is inching toward statehood, and certain people want to make it their private empire.
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
A troubled gangster, who has lost all faith in people, loses his weak grip on life.
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women's Suffrage movement.
A cattle-vs.-sheepman feud loses Connie Dickason her fiance, but gains her his ranch, which she determines to run alone in opposition to Frank Ivey, "boss" of the valley, whom her father Ben wanted her to marry. She hires recovering alcoholic Dave Nash as foreman and a crew of Ivey's enemies. Ivey fights back with violence and destruction, but Dave is determined to counter him legally... a feeling not shared by his associates. Connie's boast that, as a woman, she doesn't need guns proves justified, but plenty of gunplay results.
Hoppy, California, and Lucky travel to Mesa City for a short vacation. California buys new clothes and carrying his old ones in a suitcase, bumps into escaping bank robbers in the dark. His suitcase gets switched with that of the robbers and he is seen with the money. Hoppy must find the money that has mysteriously disappeared and also the robbers so that he can clear California who is now in jail.
Tough, disgruntled prisoners plan a daring, possibly bloody escape while on a drain pipe detail.
George McAllister (John Carroll), the black sheep of a wealthy family who has squandered his share of the family inheritance, and lives in constant jealousy, hatred and resentment of his half-brother Barry (Robert Paige), who has been supporting him. George gets his girl friend, Carlotta Duval (Vera Ralston), a job as Barry's nurse with the plan of eventually marrying him. She does, but instead of going ahead with the original plan or getting rid of Barry, inheriting his money and marrying George, she finds that she is really in love with Barry.
Reporter Henry Barton, just out of the Army, is chagrined to be made Science Editor while his old crime reporter job goes to Bess. Against orders, Henry probes a racketeering case, and is in a Brooklyn tavern when beautiful Julia comes in with a well-trained Doberman Pinscher and with the dog's aid proceeds to rob the place... or does she? More complications ensue, with a "battle of the sexes" undertone.
An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer's beneficiary.
Graverobbers open the grave of the Wolfman and awake him. He doesn't like the idea of being immortal and killing people when the moon is full, so he tries to find Dr. Frankenstein, to kill him, but Frankenstein is dead and only his Monster is alive and this one wants to live, not to die like the Wolfman.
A boy's love for a horse helps him grow up.
When the Germans invade Norway their Commandant and the town Mayor confront each other, attempting to maintain civility as far as possible. When the army tries to orgnanize townspeople to work for them sabotage which is at first humorous turns serious, resulting in death on both sides.
To try and kick-start her show-business career, a woman admits to a Chicago murder.
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
In the shadows of the night Dudley Wolff (Paul Harvey), his secretary Alfred Dunning (Robert Emmett Keane), and his doctor, Haggard (Henry Wilcoxin), bury a body in the estate cemetary. At the house, Wolff's daughter Catherine (Marjorie Weaver) arrives unexpectedly and tells her step-mother Anne Wolff (Helene Reynolds) that she has just been married to Roger Blake (Richard Derr) who will be along in a few days. Cathy retires and is awakened by a mysterious assailant who fires a shot at her, but her parents tell her she was just dreaming. Wolff goes to the cemetary and finds the body missing. The scared Cathy calls in fast-talking private detective Mike Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) and, since her father doesn't like detectives, she introduces him as her husband. That evening Shayne hears a shot and finds that Haggard has been killed. While the police are questioning the family, the lights go out and a shot is fired from outside.
A government mail sack, missing for fifty years, is now being delivered. Stamp collector Julie Martin (Brenda Joyce) follows postal inspector Brennon (Stanley Andrews) on his delivery tour, hoping to find some rare stamps for her philatelist customers. One letter brings love and warmth to a lonely spinster from a sweetheart lost in a war, another a welcome bravery citation to Civil War veteran Slade (Will Wright) and a third is to the parents of the now-state governor from his high school principal requesting he be disciplined for throwing spitballs in class. Dan Carter (Richard Travis), the owner of the village supply store who extends local farmers unlimited credit and, as a result, is on the verge of foreclosure by the ruthless Harwood banking family, get a letter sent by his grandfather to his father containing 500 shares of stock in the Harwood bank. The Harwood family fights back by charging Dan with fraud, but Judge Colt (Spencer Charters) and Dan's Aunt Martha (Emma Dunn) aid him.
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Family bickering features young daughter (Withers) favored by her father (Kellaway) and older daughter (Wright) by favored by snobbish mother (Alexander).
Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of town lots to give him control, but Quaker schoolmarm Annie Morgan bags one of the key lots. Cork's lawyer Steve Lewis tries romancing Annie to get the lot back, finding her so overpoweringly liberated she leaves him dizzy. Still, Steve attains his nefarious object...almost...then has cause to deeply regret having aroused the sleeping giant of feminism!
A playboy marries a woman doctor then grows jealous of her male patients.
A farmer sells his soul for seven years of good crops.
A man-shy fashion editor pretends to be married until a suitor claims to be her husband.
Kay Kyser and his band fight to save a young girl trapped in a haunted mansion.
A voice teacher and his star pupil run away together to a life of love and poverty.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
An unscrupulous drifter causes problems for a small European circus.
Profiles of actor Walter Huston, director John Huston and actor Anjelica Huston.
Documentary detailing the events surrounding the hearings held by the House Un-American Activities Committee in the 1940s and 1950s to investigate alleged Communist infiltration in Hollywood. Uses interviews, archival footage and clips from Hollywood films.
John Ratzenberger stars as a gossiping barber in a small town filled with eccentrics.
A septuagenarian, hoping to make her husband jealous and reawaken his ardor, persuades an acquaintance to pretend they're having an affair.
The second of two pilot films for a proposed series of medical dramas. The second pilot tells the story of George Sorenson, an aging doctor who decides to re-enter medical school and catch up on forty years of scientific progress.
The comic adventures of Roxy Hagopian, an ambitious young singer working as a page at the Roxy Theater who is determined to make it on Broadway.
The comical adventures of Luther Prince and Francis Buchanan, a Los Angeles police department detective team. In the pilot episode, Luther and Francis attempt to apprehend a master thief who plans a ten-million dollar jewel heist.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A miniseries on the life of singer/actor Frank Sinatra.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Elaborate Harold Robbins fiction dealing with a handsome Israeli, raised by an influential Arab, who comes into conflict with his heritage when he is entrusted with managing his country's oil fortunes and must deal with a fanatical terrorist group led by his daughter.
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