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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 12, 1990|
|Born:||April 30, 1908||Cause of Death:||heart disease|
|Birth Place:||Mill Valley, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A profile of successful female stand-up comics, from pioneers like Phyllis Diller to contemporary favorites like Paula Poundstone.
In this spoof of slasher films, a mad killer haunts the campus of it Had To Be U, a school for cheerleaders, murdering the students in various silly ways.
A doo-wop hootenanny featuring one of the earliest screen appearances of Michelle Pfeiffer, "Grease 2" (1982) features the return of the Pink Ladies and T-Birds of Rydell High, with a new story that stars Maxwell Caulfield as a British transfer student who is a nebbish by day and a cool rider at night. Featuring ''50s heartthrob Tab Hunter, Adrian Zmed, Sid Caesar, and Judy Garland''s other daughter, Lorna Luft. Songs include "Back to School," "Cool Rider" and "Girl for All Seasons."
150 little people converge on Hollywood in 1938 as preparations are being made to film "The Wizard of Oz"
A romantic comedy about a housewife who rebels against being taken for granted by her husband and dreams about finding new romantic adventures in her life. Cybill Shepherd made her television film debut as the star of this semi-sequel to writer Frank Tarloff's 1967 movie "A Guide for the Married Man
A prim Australian exchange student falls for a high-school gang leader.
A student discovers the key to super strength by mixing chemicals with his breakfast cereal.
An ex-schoolmarm turns detective when police ask for her aid in finding a missing heiress in this pilot project to bring to TV the Hildegarde Withers character popularized in films in the 1930s by Edna May Oliver.
This plotline for this unsuccessful pilot involves a judge with four daughters, four prospective sons-in-law, and four weddings scheduled for the same day. Subsequently much of the cast was reassembled for a sequel entitled "My Darling Daughter's Anniversary."
In this romantic comedy, a carbon copy of "We're Not Married" (1952), several couples discover they were joined in illegal wedlock by a pair of marriage consultants who set about to rectify the situation.
After accidentally getting launched into space, a sergeant suffers from a personality change and a look-alike replacement must stand in for him at his wedding.
Changing times create sexual tensions among members of a small-town family in the ''''20s.
A small-town lawyer gets the case of a lifetime when a military man avenges an attack on his wife.
A high school teacher has to rescue the professor she loves from his grasping mother.
For her birthday Ritchie Connors gives his wife Nora a coat from the store where he works. His workday gloom is made even worse when their friend from next-door shows up that evening in a mink. To try and make things right Nora goes out and buys four live mink to raise. But the attempt at grow-your-own-coat is none too popular with husband or neighbours.
A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married. Annabel Norris, already Mrs. Mississippi and ready to enter the Mrs. America contest, is now free to enter the Miss Mississippi contest.
When she returns to her alma mater to pick up an honorary degree, a congresswoman re-ignites an old flame.
Jane Langley has always done all she can for her selfish sibling Nancy. When both sisters fall in love with handsome Bill Prentice, Jane graciously steps aside. Relationships among all three are further complicated when the now-married Bill realizes he's still in love with Jane.
An heiress has to say no to every question for 24 hours if she wants to star on Broadway.
A talent scout turns a young unknown into a radio singing star.
A woman is saved from drowning by a mysterious submarine, but nobody believes her.
A window dresser in a department store feels a strange attraction to a statue in the display. One night he impulsively kisses her; she comes to life and reveals herself to be Venus, the goddess of love.
A lovelorn actress shares her apartment with a lonely soldier.
An artist becomes a boxer but finds that it may not have been the best career choice.
While her husband is away, a woman gets mixed up in murder.
A neglected wife gets mixed up with an hypnotic charmer and murder.
In 1865, the cadets of a Russian Naval Academy ship have shore leave in Morocco; among them is (fictionalized) future composer 'Nicky' Rimsky-Korsakov. In search of a piano, Nicky and singing ship's doctor Klin meet a family of once-wealthy Spanish colonists...and their daughter Cara who secretly dances in a cabaret. Romantic complications ensue, but Nicky seems less interested in Cara's favors than in inspirations for his future masterpieces.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
A widow generates small-town gossip when she falls in love too soon after her husband's death.
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society.
A New York magazine sends its editors to South America to find beautiful girls.
A nightclub dancer makes it big in modeling, leaving her dancer boyfriend behind.
Honeymooners in Washington get caught up in wartime crowding, with disastrous results.
One of the many films made at Republic with a year attached to the "Hit Parade" title, which came from the "Hit Parade" radio program sponsored by Lucky Strike cigarettes. On reissue all of the entries underwent a title change from "Hit Parade of 19??" to, usually, a title of a song contained in the film, as happened in the case of this film when it was reissued as "Change of Heart" in 1949, and not known under that title until 1949. Not reissuing the film under the original title of "Hit Parade of 1943" had a two-fold purpose; the audiences of that era were not much interested in seeing a film twice, and a changed title-even when the original title was clearly shown in (very) small print in the ads and on the posters---had a chance of being seen again by that segment of the ticket-buying public who didn't read the small print. The plot here is just a trifle---Susan Hayward ghost writes songs for composer John Carroll, whose charms evidently outweighed his song-writing ability---played in and around some great singing and dancing numbers by, for its time, a large number of black performers including Dorothy Dandridge, Count Basie, dancing by the great Jack Williams and the team of "Pops & Louie"(Albert Whitman and Louis Williams)and others, including Spanish dancer Chinita Marin, billed as Chinita. The song "Change of Heart", by Jule Styne and Harold Adamson, was Oscar-nominated, and also became the title of the film on 1949 reissue. Walter Scharf also was Oscar-nominated for Best Scoring of a Musical. Republic seldom got two nominations in any single year, much less two in the same film.
A lawyer''''s secretary tries to protect a controversial client from prying eyes at an over-crowded hotel.
Three showgirls in the Ziegfeld Follies face romantic trials on their way to the top.
In 1870 Texas a man (Montgomery) comes home to find his father murdered. He trails an outlaw till he finds out he's part of a gang, then calls in the Texas Rangers.
A radio detective is kidnapped and forced to plan the perfect murder.
A stage star''''s dreams of retirement conflict with her playwright husband''''s need for a hit -- with her starring.
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
A happily married woman sees a psychoanalyst and develops doubts about her husband.
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
An American warms up an icy Russian streetcar conductor.
Opposing lawyers face off in court over a land deal only to wind up in each other''''s arms.
A woman is swept off her feet by a magician, and finds the results less than magical.
When gangster Phil Daley (Barton MacLane) gets rid of his chief Paul Burgess (Walter Woolf King) he has everything that money can buy, except the respect of his parents (Oscar O'Shea and Esther Dale) and his sweetheart Susan Warren (Eve Arden.) His younger brother Danny (Tom Brown) quits college and forces Phil to make him part of the gang. The overly-ambitious Danny fixes a prize-fight on which rival gang-leader Mike Luger (Jack La Rue) loses heavily and, thinking that Phil has double-crossed him, sends gunmen out to kill Phil. They kill Danny instead and the frightened Phil flees to a country hideout. His chief lieutenant, Sid Travis (Frank Jenks), sets a trap for Phil when he returns.
The Marx Bros. team up to keep a circus from going bankrupt.
Personal conflicts flare between competitors in a women's air race.
A lawyer is framed for the murder of a young party girl and tries to clear his name.
An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries to re-establish his relationship with her while also trying to hide the fact that she is his daughter from the press.
A New York girl finds love at a summer resort.
Women at a theatrical boarding house try to make their big break happen.
A musical star is torn between a millionaire playboy and her stage manager.
Barbara Stanwyck is the 15th recipient of AFI's Life Achievement Award in a ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on 4/9/86. The event marks Stanwyck's 60th anniversary in show business. She made her screen debut in the silent film, "Broadway Nights," in 1926, and went on to appear in
A special that highlights Warner Brother's half-century contribution to animated art. Included among the "guest stars" are familiar animated characters such as Bugs Bunny himself, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Porky Pig, the Roadrunner, Yosemite Sam, and Tweety Bird. Comments by live guest stars are inter
A live three-hour telecast from Pasadena, California, of the thirty-eighth Annual Emmy Awards which honors excellence in the television industry. David Letterman and Shelley Long are this year's co-hosts. Veteran comedian Red Skelton, recipient of this year's coveted Governor's Award by the Board of
The story of Miles Fenton, a widowed computer engineer, who uses his homemade robots to help him raise his two children. In the pilot episode, Miles contemplates selling Primo, his compassionate computer, to raise the money he needs to send his daughter, Lucy, to a very exclusive and expensive music
The Columbia Broadcasting System celebrates its first fifty years of radio and television broadcasting.
A story of clashing lifestyles as seen through the bickering relationship of Harry Kellogg, a grumpy Iowa widower, and Maggie Sturdivant, his aggressive, flamboyant, and sophisticated sister-in-law who lives with him and takes charge of his life. In the pilot episode, Harry attempts to arrange a rom
An hour of music, song, and comedy that spotlights the talents of actress-singer Cyd Charisse.
Misc. Crew (short)
This short film focuses on the job of the costume designer in the production of motion pictures.
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