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Cast (feature film)

Life at These Speeds (2017)
When a teenager loses his girlfriend in a tragic accident, he finds that running keeps him connected to her during his "runner's high" moments. Chasing her memory drives him to run faster, and to win for his new coach. Before long, however, his newfound noteriety attracts the attention of a whip-sma
Good Kill (2015)
A Las Vegas-based drone pilot who fights the Taliban by remote control begins to question his mission.
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)
The life of Ernest Hemingway focusing on his years between 1936-1945, during which time he was involved in a tempestuous romance with war correspondent Martha Gelborn.
Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary (2012)
Before he was convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Mumia Abu-Jamal was a gifted journalist and brilliant writer. Now, after more than 30 years in prison and despite attempts to silence him, Mumia is not only still alive but continuing to report, educate, provoke and inspi
Connected: A Declaration of Interdependence (2011)
Documentarian Tiffany Shlain constructs a chronological tour of Western modernization through the work of her late father, Leonard Shlain, a surgeon and the best-selling author of "Art and Physics" and "The Alphabet Versus the Goddess." Animation is mixed with archival footage to explore the visible
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
As the government-appointed protector of our cinematic legacy, the National Film Registry selects culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant works for preservation in the Library of Congress. From award-winning features to music videos, experimental films to home movies, each registry selection reflects a truth of its time or a standout artistic vision. Interviews with registry board members, archivists, and notable filmmakers demonstrate the way film documents artistic and societal milestones.
Adopt a Sailor (2009)
A self-involved New York couple adopt a sailor during Fleet Week.
Hope & Redemption: The Lena Baker Story (2009)
A chronicle of the life, trial, and execution of Lena Baker, the first woman to be sent to the electric chair in Georgia for the murder of her employer, who forced her into sexual slavery. Sixty years after her death, Baker was pardoned posthumously by the state Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Stealing America: Vote by Vote (2008)
Brings together behind-the-scenes perspectives from the U.S. presidential election of 2004--plus startling stories from key races in 1996, 2000, 2002 and 2006, shedding light on a decade of vote counts that don't match votes cast--uncounted ballots, vote switching, under-votes, and many other exampl
All Roads Lead Home (2008)
A 12-year-old girl loses her mother in an automobile accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes her father is partly responsible for her mother's death. Belle's maternal grandfather is a changed man since losing his daughter in the ac
$5 a Day (2008)
Nat, an eccentric con-artist and deadbeat dad, reconnects with his troubled son, Flynn. Diagnosed with a terminal illness, Nat shanghais his reluctant son into driving him cross-country for an experimental medical treatment. Low on cash, they pull off increasingly ridiculous and embarrassing schemes
Fog City Mavericks (2007)
Chronicles the past forty years of the lives and work of the Bay Area's best-known filmmakers.
Resurrecting the Champ (2007)
Struggling sports reporter Erik Kernan encounters a homeless man who calls himself "Champ"--only to determine that he is boxing legend Battling Bob Satterfield who was believed to have passed away long ago. Soon, reporting Champ's story becomes Erik's title shot. What begins as the young journalist'
Strange Culture (2007)
Artist and college professor Steve Kurtz was preparing for a MASS MoCA exhibition that lets audiences test whether food has been genetically modified when, days before the opening, his wife tragically died of heart failure. Distraught, Kurtz called 911, but when medics arrived, they became suspiciou
End Game (2006)
A White House secret service agent and a hotshot reporter work together to nail the conspirators involved in the assassination of the President.
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) as Narrator
The inside story of one of history's greatest business scandals, in which top executives of America's 7th largest company walked away with over one billion dollars while investors and employees lost everything. Based on the best-selling book The Smartest Guys in the Room by Fortune reporters Bethany
Little Trip to Heaven, A (2005)
When a scam artist dies with a million-dollar life insurance policy, his sister and her husband try to collect, but an insurance investigator has different plans.
Le Grand Role (2005) as Cast
Maurice, Sami, Simon, Elie and Edouard are still unknown actors despite being in their late thirties. But one day, Grinchenberg, the famous American director, comes to Paris looking for the lead role in his Yiddish adaptation of the Merchant of Venice. Maurice gets the part! It is the major breakth
Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005)
The Hybra-Tech Corporation is experimenting with the Living Dead Zombies, trying to create a super-army, ready for world domination and fed on brains. When teenaged ZEKE is taken into the bowels of Hybra-Tech for a little live experimentation, a gang of his teenage buddies break into the research fa
Written in Blood (2005) as John Traveller
A criminal leaving literary clues behind is chased down by two officers, one actively on his trail and the other his ex-partner from behind bars, convicted of murder himself.
Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave (2005)
A teenage chemistry major decides to sell a self-concocted zombifying drug around his college campus, which turns into a nightmare as the rising of the dead coincides with a Halloween rave.
A, A/k/Tommy Chong, A (2005)
Documents the tragic and absurd journey of legendary counter-culture comedian Tommy Chong, who in 2003 was indicted for distributing art glass water pipes over the Internet in a drug paraphernalia sting operation, "Operation Pipe Dreams," and wound up serving 9 months in federal prison.
Time for Dancing, A (2004) as William Michaels
In some ways, Sam and Jules couldn't be more different. Sam, the only child of a hard working single mom, has somewhat of a dark outlook on life. It is hard to see the world through rose-colored glasses when you have to work an after school job at a food stand called Burgatory. On the other hand, J
Bon Voyage (2003) as Winckler
At the start of World War II, the fate of the free world hangs in the balance at the posh Hotel Splendide in Bordeaux. Cabinet members, journalists, physicists, and spies of all persuasions gather in order to escape the Nazi occupation of Paris. High society socialites hobnob with jailbirds. Murdero
More Dogs Than Bones (2003)
A mob boss, on his way from New York to Los Angeles, hides a cache of money in the luggage of an unsuspecting Nepalese tourist. But, when the gangster sends two of his henchmen to retrieve the loot, things don't go exactly as planned.
Phenomenon II (2003) as Dr. John Ringold
A sequel to the feature starring John Travolta, where a small-town auto mechanic suddenly develops an insatiable appetite for learning and begins to comprehend the beauty and intelligence of the universe. After coming under persecution for his newfound abilities, the man escapes to a new town, ass
Northfork (2003) as Eddie
The year is 1955 and the town of Northfork is literally about to be "dammed," flooded to make way for a new hydroelectric project. The town's rugged plains are going to drown, its Heartland houses will be swept away and its citizens are heading for higher ground. With the exception of a few stoic
Hebrew Hammer, The (2003) as J J L Chief
Mordechai Jefferson Carver, aka 'The Hebrew Hammer', is an Orthodox stud, who goes on a mission to save Hanukkah. When Santa Claus' evil son Damien is pushed over the edge by his father's liberal policies, he does away with the Christian patriarch. Subsequently stepping into his father's role, Damie
Femme Fatale (2002) as Bruce Hewitt Watts
Cool precision and venomous beauty entwine in the striking figure of Laure Ash, a woman who can only be expected to do the unexpected. A master of manipulation and guile, Laure plays a crucial role in a sultry jewel theft and then abruptly leaves her life of crime--and her bloodthirsty cohorts--behi
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 20th Anniversary Special (2002)
Special that commemorates the 20th anniversary of "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial," originally released in theaters on June 11, 1982. The film was nominated for 9 Academy Awards including Best Picture. The program takes viewers on a retrospective tour behind the making of Steven Spielberg's classic subu
Walk to Remember, A (2002) as Reverend Sullivan
Each spring in the little port town of Beaufort, North Carolina, when the wind smells of pine and salt and the sea, Landon Carter remembers his senior year at Beaufort High and Jamie Sullivan, the girl who changed his life. Serious and conservative, Jamie is the daughter of the town's Baptist minister and not afraid of letting people know that her faith is the most important part of her life, even if it cost her some friends. After a harmless prank goes terribly wrong, Landon is forced to tutor a young student at a poor school and participate in the Drama Club's spring play - two activities the principal hopes will teach him some humility. They also happen to throw him into close contact with Jamie. Clearly in over his head, Landon is forced to ask her for help. Soon, against his own expectations, Landon finds himself falling in love with this outwardly plain girl who possesses a passion for life he never imagined possible.
Jack the Dog (2001) as Alfred Stieglitz
A womanizing man tries to build a loving and meaningful relationship with his son.
Midwives (2001) as Stephen Hastings
Adaptation of Chris Bohjalian's novel about Sibyl Danforth, a midwife from a small Vermont village who faces the nightmare of having to choose a baby's survival over that of a mother's and is then charged with involuntary manslaughter. The story is told through the eyes of Danforth's daughter.<P>Syb
Suddenly Naked (2001) as Lionel Heathcoate
39-year-old Jackie York is a successful, respected novelist who must choose between her carefully crafted public image and her desperate life. Caught in a downward spiral of loneliness and one night stands, Jackie finally meets the one person who can change her life; Enter Patrick McKeating, geeky 2
Voices of the Sierra Tarahumara (2000) as Narrator
In the face of grave political and environmental danger, the Tarahumara Indians of northern Mexico are surviving the worst of human rights violations. The drug cartels of central Mexico have illegally taken over the Tarahumara aboriginal land, deforested without permission, planted massive quantitie
Wednesday Woman, The (2000) as Don Wigulow
Muriel, a wife and mother, is reeling from the success of her first novel. Muriel's book, "The Wednesday Woman," focuses on a woman's affair with a psychotic criminal who almost kills her. Life begins to imitate art when Muriel, a recovering alcoholic who grew up abused by her father, finds herself
Red Letters (2000) as Dennis Burke
A college professor runs into trouble when he becomes penpals with a female convict. When she escapes, he decides to help her. Claiming she is innocent of murdering her lover's wife, the professor becomes entwined in an increasingly twisted mystery.
Erin Brockovich (2000) as Kurt Potter
Based on the true story of a twice-divorced mother working as a low-level secretary at a Los Angeles law firm, a chronicle of a woman, without a law degree, who takes it upon herself to fight powerful corporate forces. Hired out of sympathy after her lawyer lost her personal injury suit, Brockovich stumbled upon the cover-up involving contaminated water in a small desert community, while working at the small law firm. Brockovich tracks a case of water poisoning created by PG&E (Pacific Gas & Electric) and champions it all the way up the judicial ladder--becoming instrumental in rallying the over 600 plaintiffs and in helping them win the largest class-action suit of its type.
Execution of Justice (1999) as Harvey Milk
Recounts the events behind the 1978 shooting of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk -- America's first openly gay elected official -- and the city's mayor, George Moscone, by mentally unbalanced former colleague Dan White. Told from White's point of view, following the seemingly all-American boy fr
Murder on Shadow Mountain, A (1999) as Denny Traynor
Barbara and Denny Traynor are happily married, with two teenagers, good friends and Denny's successful construction business. Late one night, chaos erupts in their home as Denny is abruptly arrested for the murder of a man named Wayne Kennedy in a killing in Oregon nearly 27 years earlier. In shock,
Last Call (1999) as Xavier
Three different stories--a psychological thriller, a comedy, and a drama--all take place on the same night in the same Santiago apartment building.
Random Hearts (1999) as Cullen Chandler
Dutch Van den Broeck, a sergeant in the Internal Affairs Division of the Washington, D.C. police department, and Kay Chandler, a New Hampshire congresswoman running for re-election, know about trust. Their careers depend on it. Their marriages are founded on it. Or so they thought. When a plane crash carrying Dutch''s wife Peton and Kay''s husband Cullen crashes into Chesapeake Bay, leaving no survivors, it marks just the beginning of a mystery that will not only lead Dutch and Kay to disturbing and shocking information about their spouses, but bring these strangers together in an unlikely romance.
Basket, The (1999) as Martin Conlon
In the midst of World War I, the people in a small Pacific Northwest town are tired, confused and careful. When a strange teacher with unconventional methods arrives in town to teach them a strange new game called basketball, they react with suspicion followed by enthusiasm. Along with the daily ope
Sphere (1998) as Harold C Barnes
A group of scientists are taken by the Navy on a secret underwater mission to explore an alien spaceship. The vessel turns out to be an American ship from the future carrying a golden orb that allows one to manifest their thoughts and fears.
Seeds of Doubt (1998)
A reporter helps free a convicted murderer from prison only to fear for her own life.
Patch Adams (1998) as Bill Davis
Hunter "Patch" Adams was criticized in his official medical school record for "excessive happiness" and was once told by a faculty advisor, "If you want to be a clown, join a circus." Patch did, in fact, want to be a clown. But he also wanted to be a physician. Combining vastly different sides of hi
Route 9 (1998) as Dwayne Hogan
Two Nevada deputies discover a truckload of cash from a drug deal gone bad.
Two for Texas (1998) as Jim Bowie
The story of escapees from a Louisiana penal colony who join Sam Houston''s Texas Volunteer Army to lose themselves in a crowd. Their escape places them in the firing line of Santa Ana''s troops when they avenge the attack on the Alamo.
Indiscreet (1998) as Detective Roos
A private investigator is hired to follow a beautiful woman who is suspected of cheating on her husband, and falls in love with her before the husband is killed.
Murder in My Mind (1997) as Dr Arthur Lefcourt
Callain Peterson, a young FBI agent, agrees to an experimental and dangerous brain-cell transplant operation that allows her to enter the mind of a witness who is comatose, in the hope of catching a serial killer/rapist before he strikes again.
Unforgettable (1996) as Don Bresler
Medical examiner Dr. David Krane is a brilliant forensic pathologist who has lived under a cloud of suspicion since the cold-blooded murder of his wife, Mary. Accused of the crime, he was released on a technicality... but he was never exonerated. Mary was the one person who could have cleared him, b
Dalva (1996) as Michael
A woman seeks to reclaim the peace of the Nebraska prairie where she was born, as well as the son she gave up for adoption years earlier.
Terminal Justice (1996) as Vivyan
A 21st century cop moonlights as a bodyguard for a sexy screen star who's coveted by a ruthless businessman -- to use as a model for a virtual-reality clone.
Peyote Road, The (1994) as Narration
Documentary protesting the 1990 Supreme Court decision that denied First Amendment protection to the sacramental use of peyote by Native Americans in ceremonies that predate the Constitution by at least a millennium.
Breach of Conduct (1994) as Colonel Andrew Case
The power-mad Colonel of a remote Army base stalks the wife of a newly-arrived officer, threatening her with the destruction of her husband's career. After being arrested by MPs and falsely branded as insane, she fights back with force.
That Eye, The Sky (1994) as Henry Warburton
A teenage boy tries to free his father from a coma following a car accident.
Kika (1994) as Nicholas
Story about a subnormal person with an enormous sex drive, the woman he rapes, her husband, a lovelorn journalist and her best friend.
Keeper of the City (1992) as Frank Nordhall
Story of a Chicago homicide cop who is unpopular with the public because he is in pursuit of a vigilante killer of mobsters.
Bitter Moon (1992) as Oscar
While traveling aboard a luxury liner, a straitlaced British couple's marriage is undermined by the machinations of a dissolute, crippled American writer and his French wife.
Crooked Hearts (1991) as Edward
A college student comes home and uncovers strange family secrets.
Seduction in Travis County, A (1991) as Frank Macguire
Based on a true story, an Arkansas lawyer successfully defends a woman accused of murdering her husband. She subsequently becomes obsessed with him and plots to kill his wife.
Living a Lie (1991) as Matt
A woman is caught in a moral dilemma when she discovers her husband was involved in a deadly crime in their small town.
Man Inside, The (1990) as Henry Tobel
An investigative reporter reveals a conspiracy initiated by the government to discredit a liberal candidate.
Unconquered (1989) as Richmond Flowers Sr
The true story of Richmond Flowers Jr who overcame illness, a physical handicap and the derision of his classmates because of his father's liberal views on integration, to become a world-class hurdler and football star.
Heart of Midnight (1989) as Sharpe/Larry
Story involving incest and child abuse.
Baja Oklahoma (1988) as Slick Henderson
Based on Dan Jenkin's best-selling novel, a Texas barmaid follows her dream of becoming a songwriter.
Stacking (1987) as Photographer
Sworn to Silence (1987) as Sam Fischetti
Two lawyers whose legal and personal morality is pitted against a community demands vengeance in a sensational murder trial.
Outrageous Fortune (1987) as Michael
Proper, refined Lauren and loud, brash Sandy meet in an acting class and immediately dislike each other. Soon after starting the class, they each start seeing someone, unaware that it is the same man, Michael Sanders. They find this out when Michael disappears, supposedly having been killed in an explosion. But the women begin to believe that Michael has faked his death and form an alliance in order to find him and make him chose between them. During their cross-country search, they are chased by CIA agents and Russian assassins, and when they do find their boyfriend, he tries to kill them. They find out that Michael is a double agent, working for the CIA and the KGB, and is on the run from both after stealing a dangerous bio-weapon and a large amount of money. Michael eventually takes Lauren hostage, but she escapes, and by the time the whole ordeal is over, Lauren and Sandy have become genuine friends.
Man in Love, A (1987) as Steve Elliot
A tempermental director falls in love with the novice actress in his latest film, which results in turmoil for the families of both parties.
Child's Cry (1986) as Matt Townsend
Joanne Van Buren, a social worker, is concerned about a six-year-old boy who has twice run away from home. When the boy's father arrives to pick up his son, Joanne notices a radical personality change in the child. Suspecting that the boy has been sexually molested, she works to find the truth of th
Blue Yonder, The (1985) as Max Knickerbocker
Disneyesque charmer about a modern day youngster, obsessed with aviation as his daredevil grandfather had been, and determined to go back in time with the old-timer next door, ex-partner of the boy's granddad, to stop the long ago flyer's daring attempt to be the first across the Atlantic during the
Jagged Edge (1985) as Thomas Krasny
When a wealthy publishing magnate is accused of murdering his heiress wife, a high powered attorney is called in to defend him. She succeeds and the two fall in love. Then she grows suspicious that she helped acquit a guilty man.
The Legend of Billie Jean (1985) as Lieutenant Ringwald
A Texas teenager becomes a local hero when she takes on local bullies.
Scorned And Swindled (1984) as Anthony Ristelli
A smooth-talking charmer who lures women into fraudulent marriages and then swindled them out of everything they own meets his match in Tuesday Weld who is first swept off her feet but then, after discovering she's been taken, refuses to play the pushover and decides to hunt him down in a cross coun
Slayground (1984) as Stone
Heartbreakers (1984) as Arthur Blue
Best Kept Secrets (1984) as Frank Mitchell
Originally called "Under Suspicion," this is a drama about a model cop's wife who discovers that she and her husband are under investigation in a police spying operation because the church to which they belong has been sheltering refugees from El Salvador, and her efforts to retaliate by exposing th
Stranger's Kiss (1984) as Stanley
Timerider (1983) as Reese
Lyle Swann is a dirt bike racer who is participating in the Baja 1000 cross-country race when he accidentally stumbles across a time travel experiment. Swann rides back into 1877 before the system arranges for his return to the present. When Swann arrives in a small, 19th-century Mexican village, th
Cross Creek (1983) as Norton Baskin
Endangered Species (1982) as Steele
A New York cop and a lady sheriff investigate a string of cattle mutilations in the West.
Out (1982) as Rex
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
An extra-terrestrial is accidentally left behind on Earth and is befriended by a young boy and his brother and sister. As Elliot attempts to help his extra-terrestrial companion contact his home planet so that he might be rescued, the children must elude scientists and government agents determined to apprehend the alien for their own purposes...which results in an adventure greater than any of them could have imagined.
Pursuit Of D.B. Cooper, The (1981)
Jim Meade is a former Army man who has an imaginive robbery plan. Boarding an airliner under the name "D.B. Cooper," Meade hijacks the plane, holds it for $200,000 in ransom, and then parachutes into the woods near where his wife lives. Having recently separated, the couple reconcile and start to he
Southern Comfort (1981) as Sergeant Crawford Poole
The nine, new National Guardsmen performing training exercises in the Louisiana Bayou have no ammunition, but offend some citizens in the area with their cocky behavior. With their pride at stake, the locals fight back and a guerilla war starts between the two sides.
Isabel's Choice (1981) as Wynn Thomas
When Richard Kiley, the boss she helped climb the corporate ladder, is forced into early retirement, Jean Stapleton, a widowed executive secretary, must choose between his surprise marriage proposal or new challenges and continuing her career by helping his successor (Peter Coyote) adjust to his com
Die Laughing (1980)
A cab drive is wrongly accused of assassinating a world famous nuclear scientist. Soon after this accusation, he finds that the late scientist's chimpanzee has been hiding in his taxi. The chimp is the sole being who knows the secret formula that could end the world, and the cab driver is plunged in
Tell Me a Riddle (1980)
Eva and David have been married for forty years, and their marriage has not been terribly happy. But when the couple travel to San Francisco to see their grandchildren, they rediscover the love that they once felt for each other.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)
A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of the beatles, this musical uses some big name groups like Peter Frampton and Aerosmith.

Cast (special)

Out of the Blue (2003) as Narrator
Documentary which examines the pheneomenon of UFOs and their alleged coverups by world governments, as discussed by top scientists and high-ranking military officials.
Shape of Life, The (2002) as Narration
Documentary that uses scientific investigation and discovery to chronicle the dramatic rise of the animal kingdom. By exploring the major body plans upon which virtually all animal life is built, the program seeks to answer fundamental questions of animal behavior, body design and evolution. Working
In the Light of Reverence (2001) as Narration
Native Americans are struggling to protect sacred sites in the American West. Ten years in the making, the documentary profiles three such efforts, juxtaposing reflections on the spiritual meaning of place by Hopi, Lakota and Wintu elders with interviews with non-Indians who have their own ideas abo
Natural Connections (2001) as Narration
Documentary that explores the issue of biodiversity, how nature and human nature are interrelated and how human behavior impacts the natural systems of the world. The words and work of some of the world's greatest living scientists are woven together, along with photography, to present the story of
Sex in the 20th Century (2001) as Narration
Examines how sex has influenced American culture, attitudes and behavior over the past 100 years.
Glacier Bay: Alaska's Wild Coast (2001) as Narration
Nestled in the heart of southeast Alaska, Glacier Bay is a wild paradise of ocean and ice. The program chronicles the lives of brown bears, bald eagles, humpback whales and other species. Nearly all life here is ultimately tied to salmon, and the migration of these fish provides the thread that weav
Founding Fathers (2000) as Voice Of Thomas Jefferson
A documentary about the revolutionaries that fought for American independence. "Rebels With a Cause" covers the years 1770-1774, which showed the beginnings of political agitation -- the Stamp Act, Boston Tea Party, First Continental Congress and other rebellious acts of a group of loyal British ci
Frontier: The Decisive Battles (2000) as Narration
Documentary special that chronicles the struggles of American settlers as they battled the British and Native Americans while pushing westward beyond the original colonies.
72nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation (2000) as On-Air Announcer
Live coverage of the 72nd annual Academy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
Roman Polanski: Reflections of Darkness (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of filmmaker Roman Polanski. The program explores his childhood in Nazi-occupied Poland, his marriage to Sharon Tate, and the scandal that forced him to leave the United States.
Lost in the Grand Canyon (1999) as Voice Of John Wesley Powell
In the summer of 1869, a one-armed Civil War veteran, John Wesley Powell, led an epic journey down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. It was the last important exploration within the continental United States. Powell went on to write a literary classic about his trip; explore the region fo
Kakadu: Australia's Ancient Wilderness (1999) as Narration
Documentary about Kakadu, a 8000-square mile national park located on Australia's northern coastline. This tropical antipodean wilderness is inhabited by fish that spit to disable their prey, birds that mate in threesomes, kangaroos that box, lizards with frills, green ants and flocks of flying fox.
Hoover Dam (1999) as Narration
The Hoover Dam, rising more than 700 feet above the waters of the Colorado River, was called one of the greatest engineering works in history. Built during the Depression, men desperate for work struggled against the heat, dust and heights to build a colossus of concrete that brought electricity and
Avalanche: The White Death (1999) as Narration
Avalanche survivors tell their stories. Features video clips shot during actual disasters.
Battle For Midway, The (1999) as Narration
Deep-sea adventurer Dr. Robert Ballard and World War II veterans of the Pacific campaign go on a quest to find the sunken remains of the aircraft carrier "U.S.S. Yorktown." Includes battle footage taken by director John Ford, combined with interviews of surviving veterans as well as footage from the
History of Sex, The (1999) as Narration
A documentary about the history of sex. The program investigates how sex has inspired great art and low humor, ignited battles and lustful obsessions, has been celebrated openly and shamefully hidden. From the practices of the ancient world to the anything-goes sexual revolution of the 20th century,
Sled Dogs: An Alaskan Epic (1999) as Narration
Documentary that examines the 1200-mile Iditarod race through the Alaskan wilderness. The annual event, which grew out of a celebrated medical rescue mission by sled dogs early in the 20th century, honors the heroic traditions of sled dogs in northern settlements.
Search For the Submarine I-52 (1999) as Narration
Documentary explores the Japanese submarine I-52, sunk by Allied planes on June 23, 1944 during WWII. Lost in the depths of the mid-Atlantic for half a century, this Japanese submarine carrying cargo and gold was on its way to German-occupied France. The progam includes two dives to the bottom of th
Rome: Power & Glory (1999) as Narration
Documentary on the story of ancient Rome, related around central themes of republic and empire, including Rome's military conquests, turbulent politics, imperial reach and cultural mores.
John Denver: Let This Be a Voice (1998) as Narration ("Nature")
A celebration of the songs of the late John Denver and the places and wildlife that inspired them.
Titanic: Breaking New Ground (1998) as Narration
Documentary special examining the real events surrounding the disaster of the luxury liner "Titanic." Features footage taken from the wreckage under the sea, previously unreleased scenes from the film "Titanic," interviews with the creators and stars of the film and interviews with survivors.
Frontier: Legends of the Old Northwest (1998) as Narration
Documentary profiling personalities from the 18th century American frontier including: Rogers' Raiders, American Indian revolutionaries Pontiac and Tecumseh and American Revolution general George Rogers Clark.
Storm of the Century (1998) as Narration
Documentary about a tremendous storm that assaulted North America in March of 1993, spawning devastating thunderstorms, tornadoes, lightning, storm surges and huge blizzards. Weatherman called it "the storm of the century." Looks at how severe weather is predicted and what scientists predict for the
Top of the World (1998)
An ex-cop just out of jail heads for Las Vegas to get a divorce, but instead gets ensnared in a big casino heist.
Roman Polanski: The E! True Hollywood Story (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of controversial filmmaker Roman Polanski.
Secrets of 007: The James Bond Files, The (1997) as Narration
Behind-the-scenes look at more than three decades of the James Bond feature film series.
Video Justice: Crime Caught on Tape (1997) as Narration
Special profiles criminals caught because their crimes were recorded on videotape by hidden cameras.
Cheating Death: Catastrophes Caught on Tape (1997) as Narration
Special focusing on life or death situations, featuring unbelievable survival stories with actual dramatic video of the encounter. Includes footage of police officers thrown into the middle of an explosion by a suicide bomber, two parachutists plunging toward Earth as their chutes fail to open, and
When Disasters Strike II (1997) as Narration
Special examines natural and man-made calamities captured on videotape as they occurred. Stories include a pipeline explosion in Edison, New Jersey; a fire in a fuel storage tank in Three Rivers, Texas; an Ethiopian plane crash; an Alabama train crash; and the sinking of a fishing boat that was stru
World's Most Scariest Police Chases, The (1997) as Narration
Special featuring footage of dangerous police chases.
Close Call: Cheating Death II (1997) as Host
Survivors of disasters, accident victims and rescue workers recount stories of near-death experiences and survival, using home video or news clips to recapture the events.
21st Century Jet: The Building of the 777 (1996) as Narration
Multi-part documentary following the development of the Boeing Company's most technically advanced aircraft -- the 777 -- from the corporate conference rooms to the factory floors, from the extensive testing process to the jetliner's first commercial flight with paying passengers.
Edison's Miracle of Light (1995) as Narration
Documentary examining Thomas Alva Edison's development, design and production of electric light and the personal, patent and corporate battles following the success of his invention.
Cyclone! (1995) as Narration
Documentary showing the violence and destruction of tornadoes and hurricanes.
Earth and the American Dream (1993) as Voice
A documentary chronicling how the pursuit of the American Dream has changed the environment. Makes use of first-person accounts of writers, politicians, historians, business people, Native Americans and other citizens. Combines archival footage and original photography.
Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom (1992) as Voice Of Abraham Lincoln
Through readings of Abraham Lincoln's work and the use of still photographs, tells the story of the President's struggles and provides a picture of his times.
Orson Welles: What Went Wrong? (1992) as Narration
A documentary about actor-director Orson Welles. Included is interview footage of Welles himself, as well as interviews with friends and colleagues and clips from some of his films.
New Range Wars, The (1991) as Host
A documentary focusing on the dispute between ranchers and environmentalists over the issue of livestock grazing on public lands. Enviornmentalists argue that excess grazing is turning grasslands into deserts. Ranchers argue that they deserve to be compensated for the substantial contributions they
Ocean of Wisdom (1990) as Narration
A documentary examining the life and teachings of Tenzin Gyatso, the fourteenth Dalai Lama, winner of the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize and leader of Tibet's Buddists.
Waldo Salt: A Screenwriter's Journey (1990) as Narration
A documentary tracing the career and life of Academy Award-winning screenwriter Waldo Salt, who overcame the stigma of the 1950s blacklist to write "Midnight Cowboy," "Serpico," and "Coming Home."
Return of the Wolves (1989) as Narration
A documentary focusing on the plight of wolves in the United States, and the efforts in Yellowstone National Park to reintroduce wolves to the wilderness. Filmed on location in Alaska and in Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks.
African Odyssey (1988) as Narration
A "National Geographic Specials" presentation that follows the adventures of Mark and Delia Owens, an American couple dedicated to conducting conservation research on lions and brown hyenas. Chronicles the events surrounding the couple's eviction from their research camp in Botswana through their se
Troupers (1988)
A documentary focusing on the history of the San Francisco Mime Troupe, spanning almost three decades of American social and political protest.
Grizzlies, The (1987) as Narration
A "National Geographic Specials" presentation about the plight of the grizzly bear, which number less than 1,000 in the area south of the Canadian border.
Sgt. Pepper: It Was Twenty Years Ago Today (1987)
A documentary that celebrates the release, 20 years ago, of the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" album, with a retrospective look at the album, the music, and the mood of the year 1967. Included are interviews with former Beatles Paul McCartney and George Harrison, as well as convers
Booth, The (1985) as ("Bread")
A production in three parts; each takes place in a restaurant booth. (1) "Bread." An elderly, eccentric actress tells a young producer and his assistant about her life and career, after they deliver the disappointing news that she will not be cast in their new Broadway play. (2) "The 75th." At th

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Road Ends (1997) as Gene Gere
Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story (1996) as Ruben Borchardt
A well-liked high-school teacher seduces three of her students into murdering her husband when her possessiveness drives him to seek a divorce. Based on a real story.
Buffalo Girls (1995) as Buffalo Bill Cody
Miniseries about legends of the Old West -- Calamity Jane, Buffalo Bill and others of that era -- as they star in a Wild West show that parodies the lives they once led.
Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980) as Courtney Taylor
Clarence Carnes, an Indian from Oklahoma who as a teenager was the youngest convict ever incarcerated at Alcatraz following a gas station holdup/murder, is the central figure in this fictionalized, glorified B-movie account by screenwriter Ernest Tidyman of how Carnes spent decades hatching various

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Drug Years, The (2006)
A look at the impact of drugs through the mid-20th century and up, detailing the influence the drug culture has had on politics, the arts and society at large.
Echoes in the Darkness (1987) as Bill Bradfield
A two-part, five-hour miniseries based on the true story of the 1979 "Main Line" murder case which involved the murder of a teacher and the disappearance of her two children. The story also involves the seven-year investigation that led to the conviction of two of the teacher's colleagues. --BASELIN
People vs. Jean Harris, The (1981) as George Bolen
For topicality, this production remains unique in having its premiere just nine weeks after the actual headline-making trial of the refined private school headmistress who was convicted of the murder of her unfaithful lover, Dr. Herman Tarnower, the famed "Scarsdale Diet" author. This taped movie br

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