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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 5, 1981|
|Born:||November 28, 1923||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
One day in the early 1970s, Nevada milkman Melvin Dummar picks up an unkempt, bearded stranger, gives him a ride into town and a quarter. The chronically cash-strapped Dummar later discovers that the man he picked up was the eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes, who has died and left him $150 million
A man falls for a separated woman but can''''t cope when she returns to her husband.
Pinky is released from prison and has decided to go straight from now on, but accidentally getting himself a job as a maintenance man at a large bank, gives him a lot of undue attention from Ivan the Terrible, the local hoodlum. By using Pinky, Ivan hopes to rob the bank and Pinky starts to liken to the idea of going back to his old ways!
An insane surgeon finds himself up to his armpits in eyeballs after guilt prompts him to begin removing the eyes of abducted people in hopes of performing transplants on his daughter who lost her own in a car-accident he caused.
A mystery drama with a Hollywood background and lots of familiar screen faces as TV producer Don Murray inquires around town about faded film queen Gloria Grahame and unwittingly triggers a series of murders.
A former private eye lands in hot water when he agrees to protect a government witness.
An escape artist and his sidekick/assistant attempt to rescue a kidnapped scientist and thwart a dastardly plan to rule the world in this unsuccessful pilot to a proposed series.
Ellie Master's mother, the town tramp, was murdered in bed without revealing the name of Ellie's father. When Ellie tries to leave town she is stopped by Det. Calvin Carruthers, who is investigating her mother's murder. She is sent to an orphanage run by Mrs. Deare where the residents are victims of abuse, escape attempts end in death, and Ellie is stalked by a hideously disfigured apparition.
An occult Western about a circuit-riding minister and his wife who are caught up in a web of witchcraft involving a mute beauty and a satanical gunfighter.
A hot young film director can't decide on his next project.
After being tortured and robbed of his savings, a buffalo hunter sets out to exact violent revenge on the men who branded him. "You Can''t Ever Go Home Again" is sung by Glenn Yarbrough.
Desperate losers plan a bank robbery with unexpected results.
An Indian war threatens when prospectors discover gold on a reservation.
British Intelligence during World War II is trying to get the German High Command to shift it's forces away from Italy prior to the invasion. To create the illusion of a plan for England to invade Greece a dead body is to be procured, allowed to be found with secret papers on him by Spanish authorities who will send the papers on to the Germans, or that's the plan. First they have to find a body that will look drowned, and create an identity for him that will pass the examination of the German agent who is sure to check him out. Based on a true story.
Inmates and staff at a posh asylum clash over love and lunacy.
A medical student will stop at nothing to become a top surgeon.
Pride and a lecherous ranch hand stand between an amorous cowboy and his farm girl sweetheart.
Four thieves think back on the problems that led them to a daring heist.
An unhappy wife seduces a veteran into helping her get rid of her husband.
Questioned as a murder suspect, solid (but drunk) citizen Al Willis attacks his police questioners, is beaten, and swears vengeance against them. Next night, Lieut. Parks is murdered; Willis is the only suspect in the eyes of tough Chief Conroy, who pursues him doggedly despite lack of evidence. The obsessed Conroy is dismissed from the force, but continues to harass Willis, who flees to a sleazy town on the Mexican border. Of course, Conroy follows. But which is crazy, Conroy or Willis?
A typical Sam Katzman sand-and-sandals saga that is better than his later "Harem Scarum" only because this one doesn't have Elvis Presley. Gloria Grahame is the princess, Turhan Bey is the Captain of the Guard and Cesar Romero is the oily villain who has his sights set on Gloria and her father's throne. Romero and his henchmen cause Gloria, disguised as a boy (what a waste!), and Turhan to flee to the Casbah, where they plot to strike back at Romero.
An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
A World War II refugee fights to stay in the U.S.
A police detective whose wife was killed by the mob teams with a scarred gangster's moll to bring down a powerful gangster.
A man on the run in the Far East is mistaken for an undercover cop.
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
Actor Lester Blaine has all but landed the lead in Myra Hudson's new play when Myra vetoes him because, to her, he doesn't look like a "romantic leading man." On a train from New York to San Francisco, Blaine sets out to prove Myra wrong...by romancing her. Is he sincere, or does he have a dark ulterior motive? The answer brings on a game of cat and mouse; but who's the cat and who's the mouse?
An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.
A rancher tries to save his fellow stagecoach passengers from a murderous enemy.
A retired singer takes on a protegee only to be betrayed by her.
A returning GI and his friends try to make it in the music business.
A crusading district attorney investigates the murder of a Jewish man.
Society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles investigate a murder in a jazz club.
A star-struck hick goes to Hollywood to become a star.
George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrficed his education for his brother's, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter, and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls is he had never lived.
A woman fights to save her husband from a sluttish waitress.
A World War II housing shortage inspires a widow to propose a marriage of convenience with an inventor.
Cast (feature film)
The third in NBC's "Best Seller" series, this three-part serialization of Norman Bogner's novel about a poor young man from New York's lower east side who becomes a power in the garment industry in the post-Depression era won Emmy Award nominations for Steven Keats and Dori Brenner.
The overwhelming success of this star-laden TV adaptation of Irwin Shaw's 1970 best-seller that was shown as six two-hour motion pictures over a seven-week period assured the future of the "Novel for Television" miniseries genre. Stars of varying magnitudes were made of the production's three leadin
Rare footage captures the excitement as Judy Garland''''s A Star is Born premieres in Hollywood.
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