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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 30, 1993|
|Born:||December 5, 1909||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Director ...|
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Director (feature film)
Daredevil motorcyclist Evil Knievel travels to Mexico for a stunt. What he does not know is that a drug lord is planning oto have him killed and then smuggle cocaine across the U. S. border in his coffin.
In this pilot for an unrealized Western series, the half-breed gunslinger and his former mentor introduced in the theatrical feature of the same title in 1966 and before that in 1964''s "The Carpetbaggers" join forces to escort a shipment of explosives across the Utah territory. Potts and Greene had the roles played earlier by Steve McQueen and Brian Keith (in the namesake movie) and by Alan Ladd and Leif Erickson in "The Carpetbaggers."
After former Green Beret Slaughter finds and kills the mobster who murdered his parents in Mexico, he plans to return to his quiet life in L.A. But police detective Reynolds informs him that his life is in danger from a crime boss named Duncan who has no intention of letting the killing of his colle
Two western con artists team with a lady card shark to take on slavers.
A police detective''''s investigation of a prostitute''''s murder points to his best friend.
An expedition into the interior of Papua New Guinea comes across a tribe of ape-like people who may or may not be ancestors of early man. However, the influence of modern man is to have devastating effects upon these forgotten people.
A ferry captain fights off bandits who want him to transport stolen goods.
The detective investigating a gay man''s murder discovers links to police corruption.
Tony Rome is a miami based detective who while diving in the ocean finds the body of a young woman. He is hired by Gronsky to find her killer. Tony has to sift through a stack of suspects, plus trying to elude the police.
When a wealthy girl is found unconscious in a seedy Miami motel room, a private investigator is hired by her father to solve the crime.
A super-agent must save the world from a secret organization of women who plan to seize power.
A group under siege at an Army fort grapple with painful memories.
The Americans and Russians each have a two-person base on the Moon The Americans have had to keep replacing their astronaut teams because they quickly go crazy; they have been using only male astronauts on the unspoken assumption that this would avoid any possibility of impropriety. The Russians, as godless Communists, are under no such constraints, and their male-female team has remained well-adjusted At the start of the film, a male and female American astronaut team is sent up to replace the sex-starved all-male team. The government insists on them being married first to preserve morality. Most of the story revolves around the eventual consummation of this marriage of convenience, and around their relationship with their Russian neighbors, who keep casually dropping by.
A private detective is hired by a wealthy man to uncover his wife's past, but in the process of investigating the woman the detective falls in love with her.
In this story, Harlow starts in the movies as set dressing, the pretty girl who is used for the glamour shots. Refusing to descend to the casting couch for work, she finds that she is soon blacklisted from the industry. But an agent named Arthur sees something in Jean and begins representing her. For a long time, the jobs are scarce and consist mostly of receiving the pie in the face in low budget comedies. But Arthur's belief in Jean never wavers and when she finally graduates to featured roles, the critics say that she cannot act, but she is unforgettable. Polishing the image as the girl next door, but with some fire, she begins her climb to the top and becomes the girl every woman wants to look like and every man wants to have. But her own life is a disaster - unlike her screen life.
Two Army officers, an alcoholic ex-Confederate soldier and a womanizing Mexican travel to Mexico on a secret mission to prevent a megalomaniacal ex-Confederate colonel from selling a cache of stolen rifles to a band of murderous Apaches.
A Chicago gangster stumbles into philanthropic work during a gang war.
A wisecracking fraud fights off enemy agents to retrieve a space capsule that crashed in Africa.
A family of squatters takes on a gambling chieftain and a corrupt social worker.
A female doctor in the Congo is torn between two loves.
Two trappers fight to protect their gold from outlaws.
A defiant Southern girl marries a poor dirt farmer instead of the wealthy landowner her mother picked out.
A U.S. frogman infiltrates a Japanese-held island during World War II.
A trapper gets caught between his young assistant and a beautiful Arapaho woman.
A frontierswoman suspects the man who rescued her from the Comanches of killing her husband.
A cattleman tries to convince a group of farmers to build a small town as a railroad link.
A hard-nosed Air Force sergeant tries to keep his daughter from dating a hotshot flyer.
A hardened gun runner attempts to take a shipment to Cuba to assist with the rebellion against Spain.
Hearing loss creates professional and romantic crises for a concert pianist.
A man's plans to settle down and raise a family are upset by the Korean War.
The beloved entertainer rises to stardom from humble beginnings in the slums.
Federal agents fight to destroy a colony of mutated giant ants.
A cynical songwriter upsets the lives of three musical sisters.
A platoon of army misfits tries to rescue two women kidnapped by Indians.
A fading Hollywood star returns to the stage to work with the man who discovered her.
Opera singer Grace Moore turns to popular music when her dreams of a classical career fail to materialize.
A salvage diver is accused of murder while hunting a mysterious treasure.
American adventurer Jim Bowie fights to make his way in the lumber business.
Alcoholic newspaperman Lew Marsh hits bottom, loses his job and is rehabilitated by Charley Dolan. After six years on the wagon he gets his job back and devotes himself to other recovering alcoholics. His boss enlists his help to sober up his nephew, Boyd Copeland, who has married Lew's old sweetheart. Boyd, who is involved with a cabaret singer and the mob, presents quite a challenge.
When an FBI agent goes undercover in the Communist Party, his wife and friends question his patriotism.
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 doctor exiled from England becomes a pirate of the Caribbean.
Police patrolmen are stalked by a vengeful mobster escaped from prison.
Robin Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men when King John reverts to tyranny.
From the trial of the survivors, we flash back to amoral crook Ralph Cotter's violent prison break, assisted by Holiday Carleton, sister of another prisoner...who doesn't make it. Soon Ralph manipulates the grieving Holiday into his arms, and two crooked cops follow her into his pocket. Ralph's total lack of scruple brings him great success in a series of robberies. But his easy conquest of gullible heiress Margaret Dobson proves more dangerous to him than any crime...
A U.S. Marshall tries to recover stolen gold.
After being betrayed, a gangster hangs out in a settlement house while seeking revenge.
An outlaw tries to leave the family gang and go straight.
A young British nobleman comes back from fighting in the War of the Roses to discover that his father has been murdered by an old family friend who is now an outlaw. However, he becomes suspicious about the exact circumstances of his father's death and determines to find out exactly what happened.
A vaudeville couple tries to retire but gets mixed up with gangsters.
The FBI and Scotland Yard join forces to stop security leaks at a nuclear power plant.
A police detective uses his girlfriend to track down a homicidal maniac.
An ex-con sets up a program to straighten out hard-core prisoners.
Two bumbling press agents seek a real zombie for a nightclub opening.
An army pilot infiltrates the Japanese during World War II.
A lawyer tries to clear his wife''''s lover of murder charges.
Two ghosts help a small-town eccentric run for mayor.
Two vaudevillians try to round up some ready-made brides for gold prospectors.
A society sleuth tours the movie capital, where he uncovers an actor's murder.
On a trip to New York, a small-town blowhard gets caught between a wealthy widow and a gold digger.
A small-town politician is the jury hold-out in a sensational murder case.
A small-town blowhard runs for water commissioner while fighting to win custody of his niece and nephew.
If he wants to keep control of Hell, Satan has to get Hitler to perform a good deed.
A pair of dunces mistake squabbling strangers for fellow newlyweds.
A playboy on the run hooks up with a sideshow''''s beautiful owner.
A Hollywood publicity stunt ruins the leading lady's love life and draws the attention of federal agents.
Two factory workers accidentally set sail with an escaped killer.
When they accidentally capture a bank robber, two street cleaners are given a scholarship to Oxford.
When he cures a circus elephant, a country doctor gets an unwanted friend.
An Irish convict escapes an Australian prison to organize a revolution.
Three youngsters get mixed up in a crucial Civil War battle.
Cast (feature film)
An opium addict''''s obsession with a young girl leads to murder.
Writer (feature film)
A beautiful ghost enlists a henpecked husband to track down her killer.
A gangster's moll runs home to mother, with reporters and amateur detectives hot on her tail.
A feisty Irish woman turns a truck driver into a championship boxer.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
To end his violent seizures, a computer whiz has a microcomputer implanted in his brain.
To end his violent seizures, a computer whiz has a microcomputer implanted in his brain.
After being dumped by his girlfriend, a young boy fantasizes about revenge in a movie theater in this short film.
In this short film, a gang of children decide to put on a show based on the story of Aladdin.
A gang of boys attempt to keep away from girls on St. Valentine''''s Day in this comedic short film.
Two boys get trapped in a dance recital in this comedic short film.
In this comedic short, a boy abandons his friends to attempt a career as an opera singer.
In this short film, two boys fake a toothache to get out of school.
A gang of children battle over fireworks in this comedic short film.
In this comedic short, some baseball teammates try to cheer up their pitcher after his girlfriend runs off and marries another man.
In this comedic short, a boy tries to raise money to buy his mother a birthday present.
In this comedic short film, two soda jerks become jealous of a new employee because all of the girls like him best.
In this short film, a college freshman who injures the school''''s star boxer must take his place in a tournament.
In this comedic short, two college students take up a friend''''s invitation to stay with him in the city.
After saving a woman, Laurel and Hardy get in trouble with their own wives in this comedic short film.
In this comedic short, neighbors mistake an actress rehearsing her death scene for the real act.
Two vagrants try to repay the kindly old lady who helped them in this comedic short.
In this short film, comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts are excited when they are taken out by two gentlemen but discover quickly that they are not going to be wined and dined.
Laurel and Hardy are sent to prison in this comedic short film.
In this comedic short film, a man risks his marriage to help his best friend deal with blackmailers.
In this short film, two football players attempt to rescue their coach from a gang.
In this comedic short film, Charley Chase must impress an important client without breaking up his engagement.
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