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Director (feature film)

1.
Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light (2000) as Director
Interview and film clips trace Sidney Poitier''''s rise from humble beginnings in the Bahamas to his position as the first black super-star.
2.
Loretta Claiborne Story, The (2000) as Director
Television movie based on the true story of Loretta Claiborne, a mentally and physically challenged African-American woman, who became a champion Special Olympics athlete. Unable to walk or talk before the age of 4, Claiborne holds the Special Olympics record for the one-mile run, has completed more
3.
Reunion (1994) as Director
A mother is wracked with guilt and despair after her five-year-old son chokes in his sleep and finds comfort from "visits" by the boy's ghost.
4.
Seasons of the Heart (1994) as Director
The secure, structured life of a publishing executive is turned upside-down when she is forced to raise a grandson abandoned by her daughter.
5.
Following Her Heart (1994) as Director
A newly liberated widow discovers herself when she dares to pursue her dream of becoming a singer.
6.
Staying Together (1989) as Director
The small-town, hardworking McDermott family seemingly has it all - the family business, happy marriage, and respectful children. However, the teenage sons are secretly sleeping around and getting wasted, and rich developers who want to buy out the family's chicken restaurant, causing even more fri
7.
No Place Like Home (1989) as Director
A young couple struggles to get by with two jobs and two children. Their home burns down, and the husband, the former superintendent of the building, is left unemployed. After several unsuccessful attempts to find work, the husband decides to leave town and seek work elsewhere, leaving his family be
8.
Nobody's Child (1986) as Director
In an Emmy Award-winning performance (Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special), Marlo Thomas starred as the real-life Marie Balter, a Massachusetts woman who spent 20 years in a mental institution and confounded physicians who considered her incapable of leading a normal life. She ultima
9.
Matter of Sex, A (1984) as Director
The somewhat exploitive title notwithstanding, this provocative film dramatizes the bitter, true-life struggle of "the Wilmar 8," eight women who, in 1977, began a two-year strike against the small Minnesota bank that employed them, charging sex discrimination in hiring and promotion. Lee Grant, who
10.
Willmar 8, The (1980) as Director
When they were passed over for managerial positions at the bank where they worked, and then forced to train the all-male staff hired to be their supervisors, eight women went out on strike. The citizens of Willmar, Minnesota where the strike took place are interviewed, as well as the eight women, an
11.
Tell Me a Riddle (1980) as Director
Eva and David have been married for forty years, and their marriage has not been terribly happy. But when the couple travel to San Francisco to see their grandchildren, they rediscover the love that they once felt for each other.
12.
Stronger, The (1976) as Director

Cast (feature film)

13.
Mulholland Dr. (2001) as Louise Bonner
Along Mulholland Drive nothing is what it seems. In the unreal universe of Los Angeles, the city bares its schizophrenic nature, an uneasy blend of innocence and corruption, love and loneliness, beauty and depravity. A woman is left with amnesia following a car accident. An aspiring young actress finds her staying in her aunt''s home. The puzzle begins to unfold, propelling us through a mysterious labyrinth of sensual experiences until we arrive at the intersection of dreams and nightmares.
14.
Amati Girls, The (2001) as Aunt Splendora
When four adult sisters reunite to help their recently widowed mother get on with her life, each sister learns what is missing in her own life and the patterns she has replicated in her own family. The Amati girls are four very different sisters with one common objective; the unity of their family a
15.
Dr. T and the Women (2000) as Doctor Harper
Dr. Sullivan Travis is a man at the top of his game, a rich and successful Dallas gynecologist whose "religion" is women. In his immediate family and in his office, they surround him. He is loving and giving to each and every one at all times--he is their savior and would have it no other way. And a
16.
Substance of Fire, The (1996) as Cora Cahn
Holocaust survivor Isaac Geldhart is a venomously witty publisher who would rather sink his efforts into a six-volume history of Nazi medical experiments than publish anything remotely commercial. When his son Aaron, a partner in the firm, tries to convince him to publish a potential best seller, Is
17.
It's My Party (1996) as Amalia Stark
Nick Stark is a Los Angeles architect graced with vitality, good looks, loyal friends, a thriving career, a down-to-earth attitude, and an irreverent sense of humor. Lately, however, Nick's vision and memory have been short-circuiting, and his headaches won't go away. Although he looks healthy, he h
18.
Stephen Verona: Self Portrait (1995)
A look at the life and work of director Stephen Verona; including clips from his films and music videos and interviews with performers.
19.
Under Heat (1993) as Jane
Set in upstate New York, a reunion between two brothers and their mother is overshadowed by the discoveries each makes about the others; one brother has AIDS, the other is an alcoholic and drug addict, and the mother has breast cancer.
20.
Fatal Love (1992) as Carol Gertz
A television movie based on a true story of a young woman who contracted the AIDS virus in a single romantic encounter.
21.
In My Daughter's Name (1992) as Maureen Leeds
A mother takes the law into her own hands after her daughter's murderer is acquitted on a technicality.
22.
Citizen Cohn (1992) as Dora Cohn
Based on the life of Roy Cohn, the controversial lawyer and former assistant to Senator Joseph McCarthy.
23.
Defending Your Life (1991) as Lena Foster
The first "true" story about the afterlife.
24.
She Said No (1990) as Doris Cantore
A rape victim must overcome a second trauma when her attacker, a successful attorney, makes her the defendant in a multi-million-dollar slander suit after he is acquitted of criminal charges by a hung jury.
25.
Hijacking Of The Achille Lauro (1989) as Marilyn Klinghoffer
Based on the true story of the 1985 hijacking of the cruise ship "Achille Lauro" by Arab terrorists and the murder of wheelchair-bound passenger Leon Klinghoffer.
26.
Calling the Shots (1988)
An exploration of the diversity of women in cinema using archival footage and interviews.
27.
Calling the Shots (1988) as Herself
An exploration of the diversity of women in cinema using archival footage and interviews.
28.
Hello Actors Studio (1987) as Herself
29.
Big Town, The (1987) as Ferguson Edwards
A hot young gambler gets caught between a mob boss and his moll.
30.
Arriving Tuesday (1986)
A woman is forced to choose between two suitors.
31.
Trial Run (1984) as Mrs Jones
A woman is alarmed by disturbing events at a remote house.
32.
Constance (1984) as Mrs Barr
Hollywood ambitions of a teenage girl.
33.
Teachers (1984) as Dr Burke
A burned-out instructor at an overcrowded high school is convinced by a rebellious student and an idealistic lawyer to join the fight for quality education.
34.
Will There Really Be a Morning? (1983) as Lillian Farmer
This version of Frances Farmer's tragic story appears to be more accurate than the feature film "Frances" (1982), being adapted by Dalene Young directly from Farmer's autobiography. It traces her life from childhood in Seattle through her college years, her flirtation with radical politics, her succ
35.
Thou Shalt Not Kill (1982) as Maxine Lochman
The second in a prospective but aborted series contemporizing the Ten Commandments, this 1978-made film about a lady defense attorney's attempt to prove the innocence of a young man on two murder charges was a followup to "Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery" (1978) and originally was scheduled for airin
36.
Visiting Hours (1982) as Deborah Ballin
37.
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981) as Mrs Lupowitz
Masterful sleuth Charlie Chan is called out of retirement when a detective asks for his help in solving a series of murders in San Francisco. Now with his grandson at his side, Chan matches wits against his nemesis from the old days, the Dragon Queen, who seems to be responsible for the crimes.
38.
For Ladies Only (1981) as Anne Holt
An aspiring young actor moonlights as a male stripper while looking for work in the theater. Gregory Harrison stars (and co-produced the film as well as co-wrote and sang three songs) along with Patricia Davis (Ronald and Nancy Reagan's actress daughter) as a casting assistant who falls for him. Bot
39.
Million Dollar Face, The (1981) as Evalyna
Tony Curtis is the ruthless head of a cosmetics firm, Kiss of Gold, locked in fierce competition with his arch-rival, Glamour, Inc., that happens to be run by his former lover Lee Grant, and finds his company in the grip of a power struggle among his executives (one of whom, unbeknownst to him, is t
40.
Willmar 8, The (1980) as Narration
When they were passed over for managerial positions at the bank where they worked, and then forced to train the all-male staff hired to be their supervisors, eight women went out on strike. The citizens of Willmar, Minnesota where the strike took place are interviewed, as well as the eight women, an
41.
Little Miss Marker (1980) as Judge
Set during the Great Depression, a precocious little girl is left as an I.O.U. with an irascible bookie.
42.
You Can't Go Home Again (1979) as Esther Jack
Wolfe's literary classic, telling of the struggles of a young writer determined to be a success in New York's literary world of the 1920s, his married lover and the brilliant editor who sees him as a blossoming genius. The story parallels the life of Wolfe himself and his affair with stage designer
43.
When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (1979) as Clarisse Ethridge
Marjoe Gortner plays a drug dealer whose car breaks down in a small U.S. town. In turn, the town's people become victim to his unique brand of physical and mental torture.
44.
The Swarm (1978) as Anne Macgregor
Killer bees extend their territory into the U.S., with devastating effect.
45.
Damien - Omen II (1978) as Ann Thorn
Seven years later, Damien is just discovering who he really is, and what he is destined to do. Now living with his Aunt, Uncle, and cousin, Damien is anxious to inherit everything. Can Richard Thorn finish the job that Damien's father (Ambassador Thorn) started?
46.
Mafu Cage, The (1978) as Ellen Carpenter
Two strange sisters live in a crumbling mansion, where they keep a pet ape, which belonged to their late father, locked in a cage. While one of the sisters seems to be keep her head on straight, as it were, the other appears to be sinking further and further into barbarism and insanity.
47.
Airport '77 (1977) as Karen Wallace
Rescue workers fight to save a hijacked jet crashed in the Bermuda Triangle.
48.
Spell, The (1977) as Marion Matchett
A study in the occult with more than a passing similarity to Brian de Palma's "Carrie" (1977). An overweight teenager, taunted by schoolmates and unloved at home, turns her supernatural powers on her tormentors.
49.
Voyage Of The Damned (1976) as Lilian Rosen
A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler''''s Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
50.
Perilous Voyage (1976) as Virginia Monroe
An alcoholic banana republic revolutionary hijacks a ship carrying armaments and holds a group of passengers hostage. This one sat on the shelf for eight years following its production in 1968. At that time its title was "The Revolution of Antonio DeLeon."
51.
Shampoo (1975) as Felicia
A hairdresser expresses his fear of commitment by seducing his female clients.
52.
Internecine Project, The (1974) as Jean Robertson
Former secret agent Robert Elliot (Coburn) will be promoted to government advisor. In order to make sure no-one will ever know about his dirty past, he has invented a very ingenious plan to get rid of his four helpers: he gets them all to unknowingly kill each other in the course of a single night. Unfortunately, one of the four has invented a retaliation scheme on his own...
53.
What Are Best Friends For? (1973) as Adele Ross
An amiable comedy about the determined efforts of a married couple to find a girl for their recently divorced best friend.
54.
Partners in Crime (1973) as Judge Meredith Leland
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.
55.
Lieutenant Schuster's Wife (1972) as Ellie Schuster
A policeman's widow becomes determined to clear his name after learning that he was accused of being on the take, and following his shooting in an ambush she tracks down the real killer.
56.
Portnoy's Complaint (1972) as Sophie Portnoy
During a session with his psychoanalyst, Alexander Portnoy rants about everything that is bothering him and it''s a long list. His complaints include his childhood and his family with an emphasis on his mother, his sexual fantasies and the problems that he has with women, and his obsessive feelings about his Judaism.
57.
Plaza Suite (1971) as Norma Hubley
A New York hotel room is the setting for three stories of romantic squabbles.
58.
Ransom For a Dead Man (1971) as Leslie Williams
A clever lady lawyer hatches an intricate plan to do away with her wealthy husband for his fortune and then finds herself parrying with a rumpled but wily homicide detective who would go on to have a long-running TV series (1971-78). Lee Grant received an Emmy nomination for her performance.
59.
Neon Ceiling, The (1971) as Carrie Miller
A runaway wife, fleeing middle-class boredom with her teenage daughter, lands in a truck-stop diner in the California desert run by a gruff, beer-drinking recluse living in a fantasy world that is a creative work of art. Lee Grant won an Emmy for her performance; Gig Young was nominated for his.
60.
The Landlord (1970) as Mrs. Enders
A spoiled rich boy buys a Brooklyn tenement and gets mixed up in his tenants'''' lives.
61.
There Was a Crooked Man ... (1970) as Mrs. Bullard
A Western crook tries to break out of prison.
62.
Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1969) as Fritzie Braddock
During a military reunion, three veterans discover they''''ve been sending support payments for the same child.
63.
Marooned (1969) as Celia Pruett
Three U.S. astronauts face a slow death when their rockets fail during a space voyage.
64.
The Big Bounce (1969) as Joanne
A handsome young farm worker finds himself having an affair with his boss'' young mistress and becoming the object of affections of an older woman who lives in town. Soon, the passions of the two women drive them to commit terrible acts, which cause the young man to leave town.
65.
In the Heat of the Night (1967) as Mrs. Leslie Colbert
A black police detective from the North forces a bigoted Southern sheriff to accept his help with a murder investigation.
66.
Valley of the Dolls (1967) as Miriam
Three young women brave the world of show business and pills.
67.
Divorce American Style (1967) as Dede Murphy
A bored couple drifts toward divorce, only to discover how hard the single life is.
68.
Terror in the City (1966) as Suzy
A 9 year-old boy runs away from his farm and ends up on the streets of New York City until he is taken in by a prostitute who helps him get back home.
69.
The Balcony (1963) as Carmen
Shelley Winters is the madame of a house where customers play out their erotic fantasies, oblivious to a revolution which is sweeping the country. When her old friend, the chief of police (Peter Falk), asks her to impersonate the missing queen in order to reassure the people and halt the revolution, she offers instead three of her customers to play the general, bishop and chief justice, all of whom have died in the revolution.
70.
An Affair of the Skin (1963) as Katherine McCleod
71.
Middle of the Night (1959) as Marilyn
A widowed businessman courts a younger woman who works for him.
72.
Storm Fear (1956) as Edna Rogers
A wounded bank robber takes over his brother''''s home.
73.
Detective Story (1951) as Shoplifter
A rigid police detective accidentally uncovers his wife's illegal past.

Writer (feature film)

74.
Stronger, The (1976) as Adaptation
75.
Stronger, The (1976) as Screenwriter

Film Production - Main (feature film)

76.
Over 18, ... and Ready! (1969) as Production Manager

Director (special)

77.
Father... A Son... Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, A (2005)
Kirk Douglas and Michael Douglas provide a candid look into their lives off screen via a series of interviews. They discuss the highs and lows of their respective lives and careers as well as their troubled father-son relationship. Interviews with loved ones and other Hollywood associates also pro
78.
Intimate Portrait: Bo Derek (2003) as Director
A look at the life of model/actress Bo Derek as told through clips and interviews with those close to her.
79.
Intimate Portrait: Rosanna Arquette (2003) as Director
A look into the life of actress Rosanna Arquette through footage of her work as well as interviews with those closest to her.
80.
Intimate Portrait: Mo'Nique (2003) as Director
A look at the life of actress/comedian Mo'Nique as told through footage of her works and interviews with those closest to her.
81.
Intimate Portrait: Isabel Sanford (2003) as Director
Portrait of actress Isabel Sanford.
82.
Intimate Portrait: Vicki Lawrence (2003) as Director
A look into the life of actress Vicki Lawrence as told through footage of her work and interviews with those closest to her.
83.
Intimate Portrait: Bea Arthur (2003) as Director
A portrait of stage and screen actress Bea Arthur.
84.
Intimate Portrait: Angie Dickinson (2003) as Director
Portrait of actress Angie Dickinson as told through interviews and archival footage.
85.
Intimate Portrait: Eve Ensler (2003) as Director
A look at Eve Ensler, writer/creator of The Vagina Monologues.
86.
Intimate Portrait: Linda Lavin (2003) as Director
A look at the life of actress Linda Lavin as told through highlighted footage of her work as well as interviews with those closest to her.
87.
Intimate Portrait: Kathy Ireland (2002) as Director
Portrait of actress, model and businesswoman Kathy Ireland.
88.
Intimate Portrait: Suzanne Pleshette (2002) as Director
Portrait of actress Suzanne Pleshette.
89.
Intimate Portrait: Jane Kaczmarek (2002) as Director
Details the life of actress Jane Kaczmarek through interviews with those close to her.
90.
Intimate Portrait: Barbara Eden (2002) as Director
Portrait of actress Barbara Eden.
91.
Intimate Portrait: Elizabeth Taylor (2002) as Director
Portrait of actress, spokesperson and businesswoman Elizabeth Taylor.
92.
Intimate Portrait: Doris Roberts (2002) as Director
Portrait of actress Doris Roberts.
93.
Intimate Portrait: Jasmine Guy (2001) as Director
Portrait of actress Jasmine Guy.
94.
Intimate Portrait: Sharon Gless (2001) as Director
Portrait of actor Sharon Gless.
95.
Intimate Portrait: Betsey Johnson (2001) as Director
Portrait of fashion designer Betsey Johnson.
96.
Intimate Portrait: Diane Sawyer (2001) as Director
Life and career of broadcast journalist Diane Sawyer.
97.
Intimate Portrait: Tippi Hedren (2001) as Director
Portrait of actress Tippi Hedren.
98.
Intimate Portrait: Rita Moreno (2001) as Director
Portrait of actor and dancer Rita Moreno.
99.
Intimate Portrait: Genie Francis (2001) as Director
Portrait of actress Genie Francis.
100.
Intimate Portrait: Kim Fields (2001) as Director
Portrait of child actor Kim Fields, who starred as Tootie on the hit television series, "The Facts of Life," from 1979 to 1988 and then as Regine on "Living Single" from 1993 to 1998. Subsequently, she became a television director and continued her acting career.
101.
Intimate Portrait: Kelly Ripa (2001) as Director
Portrait of actress Kelly Ripa.
102.
Intimate Portrait: Lela Rochon Fuqua (2001) as Director
Portrait of actress Lela Rochon.
103.
Gun Deadlock, The (2001) as Director
Documentary about gun control focusing on how women feel about owning guns. The program features both sides of the gun-control issue, including victims of violent gun-related crimes and those who are passionate advocates of the right to bear arms.
104.
Intimate Portrait: Sela Ward (2001) as Director
Portrait of actress Sela Ward.
105.
Intimate Portrait: Teri Garr (2000) as Director
Documentary about the life and career of actor Terri Garr.
106.
Intimate Portrait: Park Overall (2000) as Director
Portrait of the life and career of actress Park Overall.
107.
Intimate Portrait: Marlo Thomas (2000) as Director
Portrait of actor Marlo Thomas, star of the popular sitcom "That Girl" (1966-71) and a leader in women's rights. Thomas also created ground-breaking books and Emmy-winning television programming for children that supported tolerance and diversity.
108.
Intimate Portrait: Linda Dano (2000) as Director
Portrait of actor and author Linda Dano.
109.
Intimate Portrait: Madeline Kahn (2000) as Director
Portrait of late actress Madeline Kahn, whose extensive body of work included credits on Broadway, television and movies.
110.
Intimate Portrait: Kim Cattrall (2000) as Director
Profile of the life and career of actor Kim Cattrall.
111.
Intimate Portrait: Tipper Gore (2000) as Director
Documentary about the life of Tipper Gore, wife of vice president Al Gore, from her childhood in Virginia to her role as advocate for the mentally ill and homeless.
112.
Intimate Portrait: Swoosie Kurtz (2000) as Director
Documentary about the life of actor Swoosie Kurtz, whose career includes numerous movies, television shows and stage productions, both on and off Broadway.
113.
Intimate Portrait: Holly Robinson Peete (2000) as Director
Documentary on the life and career of actor Holly Robinson Peete.
114.
Intimate Portrait: Jamie Lee Curtis (2000) as Director
Portrait of the life and career of actress Jamie Lee Curtis.
115.
Intimate Portrait: Laura Dern (1999) as Director
Documentary about the life and career of actor Laura Dern.
116.
Intimate Portrait: Jane Alexander (1999) as Director
Profile of the life and career of Jane Alexander, Tony Award-winning actor and former Chair of the National Endowment For the Arts.
117.
Intimate Portrait: Bella Abzug (1999) as Director
Profile of the life and career of the late Bella Abzug, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and political activist.
118.
Intimate Portrait: Betty Friedan (1999) as Director
Documentary about the life of feminist author and activist Betty Friedan.
119.
Intimate Portrait: Lauren Bacall (1999) as Director
Profile of the life and career of actress Lauren Bacall.
120.
Intimate Portrait: Mia Farrow (1999) as Director
Profile of the life and career of actress Mia Farrow.
121.
Confronting the Crisis: Childcare in America (1999) as Director
Documentary that examines whether America is failing children by not making child care an issue of national priority.
122.
Intimate Portrait: Margot Kidder (1999) as Director
Profile of the life and career of actress Margot Kidder, who played "Lois Lane" opposite Christopher Reeve in the "Superman" series of theatrical films and whose breakdown made national headlines in 1996.
123.
Intimate Portrait: Jessica Tandy (1999) as Director
Profile of the life and career of actress Jessica Tandy.
124.
Intimate Portrait: Christine Lahti (1998) as Director
Profile of the life and career of actress Christine Lahti.
125.
Intimate Portrait: Gloria Steinem (1998) as Director
Profile of the life and career of social activist Gloria Steinem.
126.
Intimate Portrait: Vanessa Redgrave (1998) as Director
Profile of actress and humanitarian Vanessa Redgrave; examines her acting family, her own stardom, her relationships and her work with charities such as UNICEF. Among those commenting are her mother, Rachel Redgrave; her in the films "Norma Rae" and "Steel Magnolias."
127.
Intimate Portrait: Cyndi Lauper (1998) as Director
Profile of the life and career of singer-actress Cyndi Lauper, who talks about her childhood, career, marriage and motherhood. Also includes interviews with friends and family members; home movies; clips from her performances, including her Emmy award-winning appearance on "Mad About You."
128.
Say It, Fight It, Cure It (1997) as Director
Documentary on breast cancer featuring a series of interviews with survivors and their families. Director and host Lee Grant speaks with support groups, doctors and activists whose lives are dedicated to the fight against breast cancer. Highlights include an interview with Rosie O'Donnell, who speak
129.
Women on Trial (1992) as Director
A documentary focusing on women who go to court to protect their children.
130.
Battered (1989) as Director
A documentary about some real-life victims of domestic violence. In addition to case studies of women terrorized by their husbands and boyfriends, the special also features interviews with several men who are undergoing counseling for battering.
131.
Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale (1985) as Director
A mysterious shopping cart lady in New York's Central Park helps a girl who is having problems with her new stepmother and stepsisters.
132.
Down and Out in America (1985) as Director
An "America Undercover" documentary that takes a hard look at the millions of citizens who have unexpectedly joined the ranks of the nation's poor. Interviews with farmers, factory workers, and urban people without shelter are included.
133.
What Sex Am I? (1985) as Director
A documentary that explores the lifestyles of transsexuals, both male and female, and transvestites.
134.
When Women Kill (1984) as Director
An "America Undercover" documentary that goes behind bars to examine the true-life cases of seven women convicted of murder.
135.
Shape of Things, The (1973) as Director
A satirical revue by, with, and about women.

Cast (special)

136.
The John Garfield Story (2003) as Featuring
A TCM original documentary that traces John Garfield''''s life and career from his humble childhood.
137.
Hidden Values: The Movies of the '50s (2001) as Interviewee
A look at some of the movies that defined the decade and what they said about Americans and American culture.
138.
Omen Legacy, The (2001) as Interviewee
A behind-the-scenes look at the horror film series featuring a little boy named Damien, who is the Antichrist. The program looks at the 1976 theatrical film "The Omen," its two sequels, a television movie, novels and a television series.
139.
Intimate Portrait: Lee Grant (2001) as Interviewee
Portrait of Lee Grant, an actor who was sidelined by the McCarthy blacklist for 12 years. After returning to acting (she received the Best Actress Academy Award for her performance in Warren Beatty's 1975 film "Shampoo"), she turned to directing award-winning dramas and social documentaries.
140.
Intimate Portrait: Swoosie Kurtz (2000) as Narration
Documentary about the life of actor Swoosie Kurtz, whose career includes numerous movies, television shows and stage productions, both on and off Broadway.
141.
Hollywood, D.C.: A Tale of Two Cities (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary special that traces the modern history of the relationship between politics and entertainment.
142.
Intimate Portrait: Marlo Thomas (2000) as Interviewee
Portrait of actor Marlo Thomas, star of the popular sitcom "That Girl" (1966-71) and a leader in women's rights. Thomas also created ground-breaking books and Emmy-winning television programming for children that supported tolerance and diversity.
143.
Intimate Portrait: Bella Abzug (1999) as Narration
Profile of the life and career of the late Bella Abzug, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and political activist.
144.
Confronting the Crisis: Childcare in America (1999) as Narration
Documentary that examines whether America is failing children by not making child care an issue of national priority.
145.
70th Annual Academy Awards, The (1998)
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
146.
Say It, Fight It, Cure It (1997) as Host
Documentary on breast cancer featuring a series of interviews with survivors and their families. Director and host Lee Grant speaks with support groups, doctors and activists whose lives are dedicated to the fight against breast cancer. Highlights include an interview with Rosie O'Donnell, who speak
147.
Blacklist: Hollywood on Trial (1996) as Interviewee
Documentary detailing the events surrounding the hearings held by the House Un-American Activities Committee in the 1940s and 1950s to investigate alleged Communist infiltration in Hollywood. Uses interviews, archival footage and clips from Hollywood films.
148.
Rod Serling: Submitted For Your Approval (1995) as Narration
Profile of Rod Serling, screenwriter and creator of the television series, "The Twilight Zone."
149.
Wild West, The (1993) as Voice Of Alice Fletcher
A five-part, 10-hour documentary depicting the "Wild West." Uses still photographs and voice-over narration.
150.
Earth and the American Dream (1993) as Voice
A documentary chronicling how the pursuit of the American Dream has changed the environment. Makes use of first-person accounts of writers, politicians, historians, business people, Native Americans and other citizens. Combines archival footage and original photography.
151.
In Censors We Trust (1993)
Documentary about television and film censorship.
152.
Women on Trial (1992) as Narration
A documentary focusing on women who go to court to protect their children.
153.
Confronting Evil (1992) as Narration
A documentary in which three crime victims confront their attackers.
154.
Street Scenes: New York on Film (1992)
A documentary exploring the appeal and impact of New York City on filmmaking. Intertwines scenes from famous New York movies with interviews.
155.
AFI Salute to Sidney Poitier (1992)
A broadcast in which the American Film Institute (AFI) presents its twentieth annual Life Achievement Award to Sidney Poitier.
156.
Miracle on 44th Street: A Portrait of the Actors Studio (1991)
A documentary exploring the history of The Actors Studio, the academy founded in 1947 by Elia Kazan, Robert Lewis, Cheryl Crawford, and Lee Strasburg. The school advanced a naturalistic style of acting based on the work of Russian director and teacher Konstantin Stanislavski, which in the U.S. has a
157.
Sanford Meisner: The Theater's Best Kept Secret (1990) as Interviewee
A documentary about one of the founding members of the Group Theater and one of the American theater's best-known teachers of actors, Sanford Meisner.
158.
Battered (1989) as Narration
A documentary about some real-life victims of domestic violence. In addition to case studies of women terrorized by their husbands and boyfriends, the special also features interviews with several men who are undergoing counseling for battering.
159.
Down and Out in America (1985) as Narration
An "America Undercover" documentary that takes a hard look at the millions of citizens who have unexpectedly joined the ranks of the nation's poor. Interviews with farmers, factory workers, and urban people without shelter are included.
160.
What Sex Am I? (1985) as Narration
A documentary that explores the lifestyles of transsexuals, both male and female, and transvestites.
161.
Harry Belafonte: Don't Stop The Carnival (1985)
Taped in July, 1985, at Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg, A concert of Harry Belafonte's elaborate pop/folk/calypso stylings, featuring his warm and humorous interplay with the audience. Supported by back-up singers and a sixteen-piece band, he performs some of his best-known tunes.
162.
When Women Kill (1984) as Narration
An "America Undercover" documentary that goes behind bars to examine the true-life cases of seven women convicted of murder.
163.
Plaza Suite (1982) as Claire Hubley (Story 3); Karen Nash (Story 1); Muriel Tate (Story 2)
Three self-contained stories set at the Plaza Hotel in New York City are presented in this live stage production of Neil Simon's 1968 Broadway play. The first, "A Visitor from Mamaroneck," deals with a married couple who return to the hotel to celebrate their 23rd wedding anniversary. In the secon
164.
Once Upon a Time... Is Now the Story of Princess Grace (1977) as Host
The program tells the extraordinary life story of Princess Grace of Monaco (aka Grace Kelly of Philadelphia).
165.
Seagull, The (1975) as Irina Arkadina
A taped performance of the Williamstown Theatre Festival's production of Chekhov's comedy about a tormented young intellectual.
166.
Three For the Girls (1973) as Wife (Story 1)
The overall title for three one-act plays: "Raincheck" focuses on a husband and wife who decide to get a divorce after sixteen years of marriage; "Clothes Make the Girl" is a musical comedy about a man from a small town who is shocked to see his daughter acting in a nude play; "Sonny Boy" comically
167.
Shape of Things, The (1973)
A satirical revue by, with, and about women.
168.
Ted Bessell Show, The (1973) as Diane Harper; Ted'S Wife
The misadventures of Ted Harper, a married magazine editor who is sorely tempted by all the girls in his office. In the pilot episode, Ted runs into trouble when he suggests to his home-loving wife that there should be more freedom in their marriage.
169.
Wonderful World of Aggravation, The (1972)
A series of comedy sketches and blackouts about the things that annoy people in their everyday lives.
170.
Robert Young and the Family (1971) as Guest
Comedy sketches that satirize family life in America today.
171.
Saturday's Children (1962) as Florrie Sands
The story relates the romantic adventures of Bobby Halevy, a stenographer who pursues a lover instead of a husband, fearing marriage and its related hardships would not be for her. Based on the play by Maxwell Anderson, "Saturday's Children" (which refers to people who must always work for a living
172.
Justice (1953) as Wife
The pilot film for the series of the same title. Dramatizations based on the files of the Legal Aid Society. In the pilot episode, an impoverished wife seeks the society's help when she learns that her husband is being blackmailed.

Writer (special)

173.
Intimate Portrait: Lauren Bacall (1999) as Writer
Profile of the life and career of actress Lauren Bacall.
174.
Intimate Portrait: Jane Alexander (1999) as Writer
Profile of the life and career of Jane Alexander, Tony Award-winning actor and former Chair of the National Endowment For the Arts.
175.
Intimate Portrait: Mia Farrow (1999) as Writer
Profile of the life and career of actress Mia Farrow.
176.
Intimate Portrait: Margot Kidder (1999) as Writer
Profile of the life and career of actress Margot Kidder, who played "Lois Lane" opposite Christopher Reeve in the "Superman" series of theatrical films and whose breakdown made national headlines in 1996.
177.
Intimate Portrait: Bella Abzug (1999) as Writer
Profile of the life and career of the late Bella Abzug, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and political activist.
178.
Intimate Portrait: Jessica Tandy (1999) as Writer
Profile of the life and career of actress Jessica Tandy.
179.
Intimate Portrait: Vanessa Redgrave (1998) as Writer
Profile of actress and humanitarian Vanessa Redgrave; examines her acting family, her own stardom, her relationships and her work with charities such as UNICEF. Among those commenting are her mother, Rachel Redgrave; her in the films "Norma Rae" and "Steel Magnolias."
180.
Intimate Portrait: Christine Lahti (1998) as Writer
Profile of the life and career of actress Christine Lahti.
181.
Intimate Portrait: Cyndi Lauper (1998) as Writer
Profile of the life and career of singer-actress Cyndi Lauper, who talks about her childhood, career, marriage and motherhood. Also includes interviews with friends and family members; home movies; clips from her performances, including her Emmy award-winning appearance on "Mad About You."
182.
Intimate Portrait: Gloria Steinem (1998) as Writer
Profile of the life and career of social activist Gloria Steinem.
183.
What Sex Am I? (1985) as Writer
A documentary that explores the lifestyles of transsexuals, both male and female, and transvestites.

Producer (special)

184.
Father... A Son... Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, A (2005)
Kirk Douglas and Michael Douglas provide a candid look into their lives off screen via a series of interviews. They discuss the highs and lows of their respective lives and careers as well as their troubled father-son relationship. Interviews with loved ones and other Hollywood associates also pro
185.
Intimate Portrait: Florence Griffith Joyner (2000) as Executive Producer
Documentary on the life and career of track and field champion Florence Griffith Joyner (1959-1998).
186.
Intimate Portrait: Star Jones (1999) as Co-Executive Producer
Documentary about the life of television personality Star Jones whose career on TV spans from commentator on Court TV and the "Today Show" to her position as co-host on the talk show "The View."
187.
Confronting the Crisis: Childcare in America (1999) as Producer
Documentary that examines whether America is failing children by not making child care an issue of national priority.
188.
Say It, Fight It, Cure It (1997) as Producer
Documentary on breast cancer featuring a series of interviews with survivors and their families. Director and host Lee Grant speaks with support groups, doctors and activists whose lives are dedicated to the fight against breast cancer. Highlights include an interview with Rosie O'Donnell, who speak
189.
Women on Trial (1992) as Producer
A documentary focusing on women who go to court to protect their children.
190.
Battered (1989) as Producer
A documentary about some real-life victims of domestic violence. In addition to case studies of women terrorized by their husbands and boyfriends, the special also features interviews with several men who are undergoing counseling for battering.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

191.
Bare Essence (1982) as Ava Marshall
In her prime-time starring debut, Genie Francis (of the daytime drama "General Hospital") is a spunky Malibu girl whose Hollywood mogul father dies and whose much-married mother (Linda Evans) invites her back East where she gets a job with a conglomerate that had backed her dad's last movie, and the
192.
Backstairs at the White House (1979) as Grace Coolidge
A lovingly filmed version of the book by Lillian Rogers Parks, the crippled seamstress-maid who, along with her mother, served for fifty-two years as a White House domestic during eight presidential administrations. A mixture of pop history of the Twentieth Century and the private lives of the vario

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

193.
Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985) as Rachele Mussolini
George C. Scott's portrait of Benito Mussolini, like Bob Hoskins' before him in the "other" Mussolini movie that premiered more than two months earlier, painted Il Duce only superficially, dealing primarily with his personal life and leaving much of 20th century Italian history in the shadows and Wo

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