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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 15, 1983|
|Born:||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||New Rochelle, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Cast (feature film)
In this pilot film for a series about a small-town police chief, an investigation is launched after a girl, believed to have died months earlier, turns up at the funeral of her murdered parents. Andy Griffith, in search of a successful follow-up series to "The Andy Griffith Show," played his familiar homespun law enforcer, this time without laughs, and without a series.
The second Abel Marsh pilot film, a sequel to "The Girl in the Empty Grave" (1977), deals with a military conspiracy surrounding the destruction and scandal caused by chemical spillage from an army tanker truck.
A pianist has six weeks to achieve his dreams before he turns 30.
A surfer girl triggers romantic confusion during a Hawaiian vacation.
An answering service operator gets mixed up in her clients' lives.
Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee representative but she may have found her match in shop superintendent Sid Sorokin. When the two get together they wind up discussing a whole lot more than job actions!
When the members of a musical troupe take cleaning jobs, their lead singer falls for a famous songwriter.
Erie Canal, N.Y., 1850: Molly Larkins, cook on Jotham Klore's canal boat, has a love-hate relationship with her boss. She hires handsome new haul-horse driver Dan Harrow and the inevitable triangle develops (complicated by Dan's desire to farm and Molly's to boat) against a background of the canalmen's fight against the encroaching railroad.
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel (Raymond Walburn) to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge of town where a band led by Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is playing. Bobby takes the ten dollars and runs it up to $190 at the dice table. Happy hits on Nancy but she rebuffs him. He doesn't have the money to pay his band and borrows the gambling winnings from Bobby on the pretext that he will give her a job with his band. Bobby discovers the next day that Happy has hastily departed for New York. The girls follow to a night club where he is working and, after an audition, the manager is willing to give Happy a contract if the girls will sing with his band.
A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most treasured composition: "Dixie." The film is based on the life of Daniel Decatur Emmett, who wrote the classic song "Dixie."
A scientist clashes with a munitions foreman in his fight to create a new explosive.
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.
A nightclub band''''s new singer becomes the center of a romantic mix-up.
A newspaperman sets out to catch a sea-going thief.
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by bandleader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.
An insurance investigator gets caught between cops and crooks when he hides the beneficiary of a million-dollar policy.
A government agent battles smugglers.
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).
The Secret Service investigates a fleet of gambling ships.
Personal conflicts flare between competitors in a women's air race.
Secret Service agents try to solve the theft of treasury banknote plates.
A football scout tries to get a legendary runner back into the game.
A group of men are invited to spend the summer with a lady hotelier interested in eugenics.
Former burlesque producer moves into legitimate theatre and does well until he marries a socialite. After his divorce his former top singer returns from London to help out.
A constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young pair comes along.
A gangster helps a young dancer rise to stardom only to have her fall for another man.
Music (feature film)
The famed vaudevillian puts his children in the act to keep the family together when his wife dies.
The story of Cotton Grimes, a semi-retired country and western singer who runs a motel in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. The program, which depicts Cotton's misadventures as he operates the motel, also spotlights the performances of guest entertainers.
The antics of an American Civil Defense volunteer group during World War II.
An hour of music and comedy in which senior citizens of the show business community perform the material that made them famous.
A charming hour of music, song, and comedy with singer Connie Francis in her first TV special.
A musical revue that traces the changes in show business over the years.
A comedy special which features surprises for people from all walks of life, including celebrities and viewers. Taped at the Cocoanut Grove in Los Angeles, California.
In this comedic short, things take a turn for the worse when an unwanted relative comes to visit his sister in the city.
In this short film, a publicity agent must reunite a quarreling husband and wife musical team in order to save his job.
This musical short is a satirical adaptation of "The Prisoner of Zenda." Vitaphone Release B108-109.
A traveling musical troupe attempt to work off a hotel debt in this musical short. Vitaphone Release 2070-2071.
George Hall and his orchestra are stranded and decide to sleep on the stage of a potentially haunted theater in this short film. Vitaphone Release 2056.
Like a true friend, Patsy Kelly helps Thelma Todd land a screen test but this time her help isn''''t needed in this comedic short.
In this musical short film, a temperamental singer bullies her press agent into arranging her marriage to royalty.
In this comedic short, Patsy Kelly angers a local sheriff whom wrecks havoc with the sideshow she performs in.
In this short film, Patsy Kelly is coerced into faking a lost leg in order to win an insurance settlement after an automobile accident.
In this short film, honeymoon bliss is interrupted for two newlyweds when an old friend makes a surprise visit.
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