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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 10, 1994|
|Born:||October 2, 1917||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Estranged brothers reconcile when one agrees to be the other's best man.
Aging street cop goes after a gang of toughs involved in several robbery-rapes on his beat in this pilot (a spin-off from "Police Story") for the 1975-76 series. The veteran cop concept also was the basis for "The Blue Knight" series at the same time -- and that too was based on a Joseph Wambaugh cr
Veteran producer Ross Hunter came to television with this drama (a pilot for a prospective series) about a glamorous newspaper reporter who is assigned to investigate the assassination of a political figure.
An average horror tale, spiced with a dash or two of "Psycho," about a sculptor who hires college coeds as housekeepers for the mansion he shares with his recluse mother and his supposedly insane sister.
In this reworking of "The Judge and Jake Wyler" (1972), a judge-turned-detective and her ex-con associate go in search of $750,000 in bank robbery loot. Lee Grant and Lou Antonio step into the roles previously created by Bette Davis and Doug McClure.
A contemporary gothic horror story that has a dowager, an ex-mental patient, discovering a woman buried alive and screaming for help on the grounds of her sprawling estate, but her family feels that her mind has snapped and refuses to believe the bizarre story in its greed to get hold of her money i
The Seven Minutes is a steamy book written in the 20s. To help with an upcoming election, a bookstore clerk is indited for selling obscene material and most of the film centers about the trial. The defense atorneys need to find the mystery of the original publication of the book.
A young, but clean-cut hippie confronts his family about his feelings regarding the Vietnam War.
A car crash causes a rich man to reconsider the life he leads.
A tortured man reflects on past mistakes while "swimming" home through his neighbors'''' pools.
Three young women brave the world of show business and pills.
A middle-aged postmistress falls for an engaged man during a convention in New York.
Casey Owens (James Darren), a young mechanic, has developed a design for a turbine car engine, paving the way for a jet-powered auto certain to set a new land speed record. Wealthy playboy Stanford Rogers (Peter Mann) hires Casey to build the car for him to race in the Tri-State Endurance Run. Chuck Manning (Doug McClure), an engineering student Casey met in a drag race, discovers potential flaws in the car's design. After an unsuccessful test run, Rogers abandons the turbine-powered car for a traditional racing model, but Casey and Chuck rework the turbine vehicle to compete with Rogers in the endurance run. Pamela Tiffin plays Eadie, Chuck's sister who becomes Casey's love interest.
Third screen version of the classic romance about a woman sacrificing everything for love of a married man.
The arrival of a hired gun stirs up suspicions in a small town.
Pursued by detectives, Johnny Walters leaves the city to visit his family in a small California town. Among the household: his dead brother's luscious widow Helen, who soon is attracted to him. Ominous events and conflicting evidence leave Helen suspicious, but uncertain about her brother-in-law as tension builds...
Four sisters in New Zealand fall for Allied sailors en route to World War II.
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
A lonely widow defies small-town gossip when she falls for a younger man.
The co-owner of a racetrack discovers that his partner has sold out to a gangster. The gangster plans to take sole control of the track and plans to get rid of his new partner. The partner's problems are just beginning, though, as he finds himself involved with a beautiful woman who, unknown to him, was involved in a hit-and-run and is trying to set him up for the crime.
A government agent tries to treat the Apaches with respect.
Lynn Markham moves into her late husband's beach house...the morning after former tenant Eloise Crandall fell (or was pushed) from the cliff. To her annoyance, Lynn finds both her real estate agent and Drummond Hall, her muscular beachcomber neighbor, making themselves quite at home. Lynn soon has no doubts of what her scheming neighbors are up to, but she finds Drummond's physical charms hard to resist. And she still doesn't know what really happened to Eloise.
Film star Audie Murphy plays himself in this tale of how he became World War II''''s most decorated U.S. soldier.
The famed bandleader fights to establish himself and keep his family going.
As projected here, a thinly-disguised NASA, working with nuclear rockets, is ready for manned flights in the mid-fifties...but Dr. Ralph Harrison doesn't think so, and resigns in protest. Colleague Prof. Nordstrom promptly enlists his aid in developing an alternative robot Spaceman! Naturally, foreign spies are keenly interested... Uses documentary footage of early space research.
No one believes an amateur astronomer''s spaceship sighting until the town''s people begin disappearing.
Army Major Howell Brady is sent by Washington to end the Kiowa uprisings in Texas. Colonel Meade, who's in charge, resents both Brady's interference and his interest in beautiful Elaine Corwin, wife of a cavalry officer who disappeared on a scouting mission.
A racially integrated platoon fights to overcome their differences during World War II.
In this fantasy-toned sequel, former lab chimp Bonzo, now literate (!), runs away from a carnival sideshow and hops a banana truck. He lands in college town Pawlton and is adopted by the granddaughter of football coach 'Pop' Drew, who sorely needs good players. Obvious but pleasant slapstick follows.
Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired miner and pharmacist. Doc and David become fast friends in their scenic outdoor rambles. But when they discover a hidden treasure, the idyllic interlude gives way to more troubles and a strange coincidence.
An ex-police/army dog (German Shepherd), named Rex inherits a fortune from an eccentric millionaire. But someone poisons him for his fortune, and he gets to go back to earth as a human detective to bring his killer to justice, and protect the girl who used to look after him.
A new group of plebes (including roommates Joe, Russ, Jerry and Walt) arrive at an Air Force training camp and go through the usual "course of sprouts." Then on to jet training, where cadet Russ Coulter meets lovely Janet...who just happens to be the estranged wife of Major Page. Will a potential romantic triangle prevent Russ from qualifying as a fighter pilot? Or does the two men's rivalry run even deeper?
A wealthy eccentric prefers the company of an invisible six-foot rabbit to his family.
A man combs the West in search of his stolen rifle.
When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps them moving in, and urges the girls to participate in the annual Rose Bowl beauty pageant. Although they're not thrilled, they enter the competition. Meanwhile Mrs. Fielding's son Tom makes eyes at Peggy, unknowing that her heart already belongs to a famous football star. So she tries to redirect his interest to her sister Susan.
Silver has been found on comanche territory and the government accomplished a peaceful agreement with the indians. When James 'Jim' Bowie comes into the scene he finds the white settlers living near by planning to attack the indians although they know about that agreement and the beautiful Katie seems to play a leading role in this intrigue.
Explorers try to use the jungle king to find a fountain of youth.
The first of the Edward L. Alperson "Alson Productions" for 20th Century-Fox distribution, featuring the return to the screen, after nearly a four-year absence, of comedian Joe E. Brown, in a non-comedic role. The story is set in a small mid-western town in the 1880's, where minister William "Will" Norris (Joe E. Brown) becomes involved in the vicious fights held in the local dog-pit when one of the injured animals escapes its brutal master and seeks refuge in the Norris home. Forced by law to return the dog to its owner, the minister goes against his religious teachings and, with his son Ted (Richard Lyon), steals the dog in an effort to rouse public sympathy against the dog fights and against cruelty to all animals. The film was endorsed in many locations by local chapters of the American Humane Society and/or the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
A hotel manager in postwar Casablanca tackles renegade Nazis.
A man murders his wife so he can be free to marry her sister.
War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour. After some amusing escapades, Bob and Ivy become romantically involved, agreeing it's "just fun up in the air." Then Ivy finds out the real reason why it shouldn't be anything more.
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
Dedicated aircraft workers compete for the same girl.
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
A repressed spinster is transformed by psychiatry and her love for a married man.
A saboteur rigs a bomb to destroy a strategic oil field.
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
An acerbic critic wreaks havoc when a hip injury forces him to move in with a midwestern family.
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
An American agent tries to keep Axis spies from blowing up the Panama Canal.
Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own.
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce.
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident.
A reporter tries to solve a series of boardinghouse murders.
Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue.
A young innocent's surprise inheritance causes problems with her poor but proud boyfriend.
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
A doctor tries to rescue a young innocent from Nazi agents.
A scientist''''s invisibility formula gets him in trouble with the police.
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
A crusading scientist fights to prevent bomber pilots from blacking out.
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter.
The children of old-time romantic rivals fall in love.
A deformed bell ringer rescues a gypsy girl falsely accused of witchcraft and murder.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
Nicky is just a guy who''d rather play heavy metal music in his bedroom sanctuary than climb the corporate ladder in his family''s thriving business. Ruthless older brothers Adrian and Cassius are much more ambitious. When their aging father decides to postpone his retirement, the sinister duo defects, leaving home to set up shop in a new location -- New York City. This is about to become a big problem for the "Big Apple." Nicky''s dad is the Devil, himself. Adrian and Cassius evade the Gatekeeper''s efforts to stop them and make a hasty exit from Hades. As a result, the gates of hell freeze over and with no more evil souls able to enter, their dad starts to fall apart-- literally! It''s up to Little Nicky to save him by finding his rotten brothers and bringing them home before his dad wastes away.
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.
Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter''s death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling an army of L.A.''s toughest criminals in the hopes of piecing together the events leading to her murder. As he survives a near-deadly beating, getting thrown out of a building and being chased down a dangerous mountain road, Wilson retaliates by doling out some bodily harm of his own. Before his trip is over, all of Los Angeles will know The Limey is in town.
One fine night, Hollywood screenwriter Steven Phillips basks in the honor of a humanitarian award, presented to him at a black-tie dinner as his proud wife Laura and daughters look on. One crappy morning later, a junior studio executive is telling Steven that he's lost his creative "edge," and relea
A pathologically lying lawyer desperately tries to grant his son''s wish that he tell the truth for a 24-hour period.
Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)
Movie based on the life of George Wallace, the Governor of Alabama, whose segregationist views propelled him into the national spotlight from the 1960s until an assassination attempt in 1972 ended his run for the presidency and left him confined to a wheelchair.
Starring James Stewart, this short film is designed to encourage recruits for the American Army Air Forces. Vitaphone Release 960-961A.
In this short film, Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman are given golf lessons by several professional golfers. Vitaphone Release 779A.
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