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Cinematography (feature film)
Mr. Moto has himself imprisoned on Devil's Island so he can help his cellmate (Ames) escape and thereby get the goods on a gang of international killers.
An Asian detective competes with treasure-hunters for the key to a priceless golden hoard.
After being in jail for seventeen years a crook is met by the girl he kidnapped as a baby. She now thinks he's her father. When he returns her to her real father there's a job and a reward, but an old prisonmate gets in the way.
A druggist lets his socially ambitious wife convince him to pursue the high life.
Charlie is hired to deliver a pearl necklace to a millionaire at his ranch. When murder intervenes he disguises himself as a Chinese servant and begins sleuthing.
U.S. sailor Jimmy Harrigan, on shore leave in San Pedro, meets and falls for Sally Brent She promises to wait for him when he ships out to San Francisco, but Jimmy becomes jealous and tells her off when he learns Sally has entered a marathon dance contest sponsored by a lecherous snake named Baron Portola. Along with several of his Navy pals, Jimmy goes to the ballroom the night of the dance marathon, to try to change Sally's mind and win her back.
Sally Eilers is a hat-check girl in a nighclub surrounded by bootleggers, blackmailers and others before she falls in love with millionaire playboy Ben Lyon. Eilers is supported by her girlfriend Ginger Rogers.
A New York cop falls in love with a waterfront waitress whose sister falls for a gangster.
Music (feature film)
Two years have passed since the mild-mannered Peter Parker walked away from his longtime love Mary Jane Watson and decided to take the road to responsibility as Spider-Man. Peter must face new challenges as he struggles to cope with "the gift and the curse" of his powers, while balancing his dual id
Visual Effects (feature film)
A future police officer uncovers the deadly secret behind a society that worships youth.
A fire chief and an architect join forces to save victims of a burning skyscraper.
Passengers and crew struggle to escape an ocean liner turned upside down.
Presumably intended as a follow-up to his successful "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" TV series, this elaborate Irwin Allen pilot has a group of 21st-century colonists inhabiting earth's first underwater city, called Pacifica, and pitting the predictable good guys against various alien forces. In i
A chorus girl and a compulsive gambler/pianist meet in Las Vegas, and have an affair, complicated by his wins and losses and the appearance of her lover.
The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor to keep their sanity during wartime.
The Japanese take advantage of American blunders to launch a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
A black boxer and his white mistress face racial prejudice when he wins the championship.
The legendary general's rebellious behavior almost costs him his command during World War II.
A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.
The sole survivor of an interplanetary rescue mission discovers a planet ruled by apes and an underground city run by telekinetic humans.
After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are leading two disparate groups of people through strife-torn Mexico. John Henry and company are bringing horses to the unpopular Mexican government for $35 a head while Langdon is leading a contingent of displaced southerners, who are looking for a new life in Mexico after losing their property to carpetbaggers. The two men are eventually forced to mend their differences in order to fight off both bandits and revolutionaries, as they try to lead their friends and kin to safety.
Reynolds plays Yaqui Joe, an Indian who robs a bank in order to buy guns for his people who are being savagely repressed by the government. Set in turn of the century Mexico, it tells the story of his flight into Mexico and his pursuit by an American lawman. They eventually become allies and team up with Welch to take up the cause of the Indians.
In Egypt, an Alexandrian Jewess and her wealthy Christian husband plan a covert operation to ship arms to Israel, but their decadent lifestyle gets in the way.
A widowed matchmaker sets her sights on a wealthy man looking for a rich, young wife.
Fidel Castro is helped in his subversion of Batista's Cuban regime by an Argentinian doctor named Che Guevara.
A hit-man, on assignment in Europe to do a job, meets and falls in love with a beautiful jet-setter in Spain.
Two free-spirited bank robbers flee railroad detectives and head for Bolivia.
Two young singles meet at a bar, sleep together, and spend the next day getting to know each other.
An insecure housewife has an affair with a well-known cinema actor, in order to prove to her husband that she's still a desireable woman.
Gertrude Lawrence rises to stage stardom at the cost of happiness.
Tony Franciosa (Collie) is an aging bachelor who shares a beach house with some younger surfers. Collie is the leader of the group with the cardinal rule being that they share everything including the women they meet. This works well until a mysterious women (Jacquiline Bissit) shows up on the scene and is eventually beaten badly.
An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species.
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.
Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. The sheriff chases the brothers to Mexico. They join forces, however, against a group of Mexican bandits who mortally wound both brothers.
Federal and local law officers try to catch a deadly serial killer.
A super-agent must save the world from a secret organization of women who plan to seize power.
A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.
Robert Morse and Walter Mathau are friends. Though both are married, Mathau discovers Morris is fooling around. When asked about it, Morse passes on the oral history and guide to fooling around without your wife finding out. This is done by a series of vignettes with cameos from famous actors that illustrate the point Morse wants to make. Between pieces of advice, we follow Matheau as he begins to prepare for his big affair.
A seasoned conman teaches a young Army deserter the tricks of the trade.
Three young women brave the world of show business and pills.
Comedy-thriller starring Doris Day as an industrial designer who gets herself into a whole heap of trouble when she sells a secret cosmetics formula to a rival company in Paris.
Il film racconta, come in una cronaca retrospettiva, la cruenta rivalità fra i due più grossi "sindacati" del crimine esistenti negli USA ai tempi del proibizionismo. Uno capeggiato da Al Capone, l'altro da Bugs Moran. In quegli anni ci fu una lunga serie di attentati e «liquidazioni» da entrambe le parti. Nel tentativo di indebolire Al Capone, Moran fa eliminare un suo potente amico della mafia, servendosi di un traditore. Questa fu la goccia che fece traboccare il vaso. Al Capone si vendicò facendo trucidare sette uomini che avevano partecipato all'omicidio, il 14 febbraio 1929 : la notte di San Valentino.
When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, top agent Derek Flint is called in.
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.
The archvillains of The United Underworld - The Catwoman, The Joker, The Riddler and The Penguin - combine forces to dispose of Batman and Robin as they launch their fantastic plot to control the entire world. From his submarine, Penguin and his cohorts hijack a yacht containing a superdehydrator, which can extract all moisture from humans and reduce them to particles of dust. The evildoers turn the 9 Security Council members in the United World Building into 9 vials of multicolored crystals! Batman and Robin track the villains in their Batboat and use Batcharge missles to force the sub to surface.
A naval engineer stationed in 1926 China defies local authorities to rescue a group of missionaries.
A team of scientists shrinks to remove a blood clot from the brain of a defecting scientist.
The survivors of a desert plane crash fight to get back in the air.
Maria had longed to be a nun since she was a young girl, yet when she became old enough discovered that it wasn't at all what she thought. Often in trouble and doing the wrong things, Maria is sent to the house of a retired naval captain, named Captain Von Trapp, to care for his children. Von Trapp was widowed several years before and was left to care for seven 'rowdy' children. The children have run off countless governesses. Maria soon learns that all these children need is a little love to change their attitudes. Maria teaches the children to sing, and through her, music is brought back into the hearts and home of the Von Trapp family. Unknowingly, Maria and Captain Von Trapp are falling helplessly in love, except there are two problems, the Captain is engaged, and Maria is a postulant!
A former Notre Dame football star crash lands over a mythical Arabian country while on spy mission to the USSR. He is then forced by the football-obsessed king of that country to coach their football team and falls in love with an American reporter covering stories there.
Ryan, an American POW, leads his fellow prisoners on a dangerous escape from the Germans in Italy. Having seemingly made errors of judgement, Ryan has to win the support of the mainly British soldiers he is commanding.
Janet and Mike Harper rent a house in the English countryside from Vanessa Courtwright after Mike, an American wool company executive, moves his office to London to stimulate foreign trade.
An absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.
The English blackmail a German expatriate into a Nazi rubber shipment.
Michelangelo fights censorship and an autocratic pope to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
A very wealthy widow retells her life with the four different husbands who made her rich.
An airline investigator refuses to believe pilot error caused a fatal crash.
When a cavorting Hollwood writer is killed by the angry husband of a woman he was having an affair with, he comes back as a spirit in the form of a beautiful woman and moves in with his/her best friend as a base of operation for enacting sweet revenge.
A private investigator endures the rigors of an insane asylum in order to locate $1 million in stolen loot.
A father attempts to protect his college-age daughter from trouble which leads to scandal.
The legendary Egyptian queen tries to use her beauty to conquer the Roman Empire.
Five years after a woman disappeared in the sea after a plane crash, her husband remarries and sets off to be with the new wife only to be confronted by the woman he had pronounced legally dead.
Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his inventions worth.
Anthropology Professor Bruce Patterson (Terry Thomas) has the natural British charm that allures women automaticaly. When his fiancée Helen Bushmill (Celeste Holm) is abroad for an extended time, he has to fight the neighborhood ladies and his students away. Helen has failed to tell him that she has a seventeen year old daughter Libby (Tuesday Weld) who shows up at her mothers home unaware that she in engaged.
Expectations are high as the Frake family arrives at the annual Texas State Fair.
A husband and wife spend a holiday at the beach with their extensive family.
A psychiatrist marries a wealthy patient and succumbs to the lure of easy living.
The captain of a nuclear submarine defies his commanders to save the Earth from a deadly space fire.
Ruth becomes the favourite of a pagan king but eventually flees to Israel.
A financial wizard is tempted to sacrifice his career for an affair.
A professor leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify that dinosaurs still live there.
Two prospectors cope with woman problems and a con man.
Widower and hamburger restaurateur Harvey Howard decides to go to college at 51 years of age. Resisting the easy path, he insists on not receiving preferential treatment, and lives in a dorm like the other students despite the disapproval of his grown son and daughter. As the years pass, and he gets involved in study sessions, fraternity initiations, and sporting events, he begins falling in love with Professor Gautier, the French teacher, but doesn't consider re-marrying appropriate.
In ancient Baghdad, a genie helps a prince and princess occupy the throne instead of the evil Sultan.
A WW II veteran, is sent back into the service due to some bureaucratic mistake. It is peace-time and he's shipped off to a remote South Pacific island Naval radar station, where all the servicemen there are so bored and eccentric that he concocts an idea that they should turn the island into a reso
Professor Immanuel Rath (Curt Jurgens)is a martinet botany professor at a German high school who finds post cards bearing the likeness of Lola-Lola (May Britt), "The Blue Angel", in the possession of his pupils. He goes to the cafe where she is appearing to see if any of his pupils are there, and spots two of them. While chasing them, he encounters Lola-Lola and the troupe manager, Kiepert (Theodore Bikel.) He returns the next evening and becomes involved with Lola. His visit to the cafe, and the fact he spent the night with Lola, becomes common knowledge and he is forced to leave his school position. Despite the protests of his friends, he marries Lola, who is intrigued by the idea of being the wife of a professor. The intrigue doesn't last long, as Rath is unable to get work because of his wife. He becomes a broken character, reduced to performing odd jobs around the troupe and living off the earnings of his wife. When the troupe returns to his hometown, Kiepert brutally uses him in a magic act as a shill to attract customers from among his old students and friends. Lola meets a former lover and, as Rath is being degraded on the stage, she allows the former lover to make love to her in sight of her husband. Rath goes beserk and sets out to strangle her.
A young girl comes of age while hiding from the Nazis.
A Western town hires a famous gunman to rid it of outlaws.
The arrival of an Army missile base shatters the peaceful life of a suburban town.
After her husband dies in a fire, a woman is left to tend for her young son and the family farm on her own. Soon, she takes in a drifting handyman, they fall in love, and a resentment begins to build between the son and his new "step-father" who treats the boy harshly on purpose to prepare him for
A producer''''s wife runs from life in Hollywood in search of her roots.
A professor and his colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life, years of apparent political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatified wife and eased only by alcohol. But it starts to emerge that there was in fact one brief and unsuspected period of happiness and love.
A kindly cowboy suddenly finds himself the object of a massive manhunt after he accidently kills the son of a powerful rancher.
A Navy nurse must choose between love and prejudice during World War II.
A scientist's experiments with teleportation produce a deadly hybrid.
A young Pop Star struggles with his singing career being "sinful" and his gospel roots that his grandfather who raised him instilled in his heart.
A Jewish soldier faces anti-Semitism when he enlists to fight World War II.
A dying woman arranges an adoption to leave her husband with some consolation.
In Fort Lamy, French Equitorial Africa, idealist Morel (Trevor Howard)launches a one-man campaign to preserve the African elephant from extinction, which he sees as the last remaining "roots of Heaven." At first, he finds only support from Minna (Juliette Greco), hostess of the town's only night club, who is in love with him, and a derelict ex-British Army Major, Forsythe (Errol Flynn.) His crusade gains momentum and he is soon surrounded by an odd assortment of characters: Cy Sedgewick (Orson Welles), an American TV commentator who becomes impressed and rallies world-wide support; a U.S. photographer,Abe Fields (Eddie Albert), who is sent to do a picture story on Morel and stays on to follow his ideals; Saint Denis (Paul Lukas), a government aide ordered to stop Morel; Orsini (Herbert Lom), a professional ivory hunter whose vested interests aren't the same as Morel's; and Waitari (Edric Connor), leader of a Pan-African movement who follows Morel only for the personal good it will do his own campaign.
Three American pilots are assigned to dogfight during the Korean War.
Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman's Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman's Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs of him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family.
A romantic shipboard romance inspires a couple to promise to meet six months later.
A man tries to deal with his brother's drug addiction and his growing attraction to the man's wife.
During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat.
The marital difficulties of four couples living in a southern California housing development become intertwined. Among the unhappy couples are ne'er-do-well Jerry Flagg and his long-suffering wife Isabelle, flirtatious Leola Boone and her sadistic husband Troy, hard working Herman Kreitzer and his understanding wife Betty, and newlyweds Jean and David Martin.
A psychiatrist tries to help a woman integrate her split personalities.
Three navy war heroes are booked on a morale-building "vacation" in San Francisco and plan to throw a wild party.
Small-town scandals erupt when a repressed woman deals with her daughter''''s move into adulthood.
A young man visiting his relatives in Kentucky falls in love with their neighbor.
A lowly adman tries to better his lot by courting a glamorous Hollywood star.
An authoritarian rancher, who rules an Arizona county with her private posse of hired guns, finds herself falling for the new marshal who comes to set things straight.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
A group of tourists are staying in a hotel on a remote Pacific island. When warnings of an impending volcanic eruption are issued, they are advised to wait for a rescue team. But with the lava flowing directly toward the hotel, a small group of guests choose instead to head for higher ground and safety on the other side of the island.
Navy scientists find the legendary Captain Nemo living in suspended animation in his Nautilus on the bottom of the sea. He is revived and soon becomes involved in a war started by the King of Atlantis.
Killer bees extend their territory into the U.S., with devastating effect.
A forest fire started by a convict to cover his escape from a road gang threatens to destroy a mountain community. Later (6/11/78) this two-hour movie was cut to ninety minutes and put on TV's first disaster double bill, teamed with Irwin Allen's "Flood."
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.
Irwin Allen''s first made-for-TV disaster movie follows the course charted by its wide-screen big brothers, only this time it''s a small town about to be devastated by a flood when a faulty dam bursts. At a reported cost of $2.5 million, this was, according to network publicity, the most expensive film made to that time for television. A companion Irwin Allen movie called "Fire" was aired several weeks later, and then each was trimmed to ninety minutes and rerun as a TV double bill subsequently. This movie''s formal title was "Irwin Allen''s Production of ''Flood''."
Misc. Crew (feature film)
In the days after Pearl Harbor, Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion.
Visual Effects (special)
On March 16, 1877, while searching for the lost kingdom of Atlantis, the submarine Nautilus wedges itself under a coral reef. Unable to free the submarine, its captain, Nemo, suspends himself in a crystalline chamber. One hundred years later, during U.S. Navy war games, divers Tom Franklin and Jim P
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