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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 11, 1987|
|Born:||February 12, 1915||Cause of Death:||pneumonia following surgery|
|Birth Place:||Ottawa, Ontario, CA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
With an attack by Cylon robots imminent, Battlestar Galactica is stranded in space with no fuel. And the two commanders on the ship have opposing ideas on how to defeat the robots.
A movie about the small group of Texans who defended the Alamo against attack by Mexican troops. In 1836, a small garrison of 181 men, led by Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, and commandant Wiliam Travis, vow to fight for Texas independence from Mexico. They are up against a 6000-strong army led by General
Bank employee Gino is having a difficult day. His dying boss offers him a lucrative deal, but in order to get it he must promise to take charge of the man's useless son, and keep the bank out of the hands of his money-hungry relations. Then when he gets home, Gino's wife gives him an ultimatum: Eigh
The orphaned Heidi moves in with her grandfather in the mountains. After his initial resistance to taking the little girl, the two becoming close. After Heidi is taken away to live with a family in the city, both she and her grandfather are unhappy and long to be together again.
Lorne Greene heads a family of firefighters in this pilot to the subsequent 1981-82 series. Julie Adams is his wife and Andrew Stevens and Sam J. Jones (best known for playing Bo Derek's husband in "10" and starring as "Flash Gordon" in the 1980 update) as his sons.
The story of Elizabeth Bayley Seton (1774-1821) on her journey from a wealthy New York businessman's wife and the mother of five to founder of the American Sisters of Charity and the first Catholic orphanage, and subsequently became America's first native-born Catholic saint. An Emmy Award nominatio
A spaceship full of survivors of a doomed planet are headed to planet Earth. Along the way they encounter villainous robots, threatening to derail their Earth bound journey.
The inaugural flight of America's first supersonic transport is launched with a celebrity-studded passenger list (familiar TV faces all), but the plane may never land. During filming, this was called "Flight of the Maiden," and for its overseas showings it is titled simply "Death Flight."
A retired police captain storms angrily out of retirement when his son is shot down before his eyes and his grandson is kidnapped by a syndicate killer in this pilot for Lorne Greene's brief "Griff" series, which went off the air eighteen months "before" this film was aired. Series dates: Sept. 23,
In this pilot for an unrealized Western series, the half-breed gunslinger and his former mentor introduced in the theatrical feature of the same title in 1966 and before that in 1964''s "The Carpetbaggers" join forces to escort a shipment of explosives across the Utah territory. Potts and Greene had the roles played earlier by Steve McQueen and Brian Keith (in the namesake movie) and by Alan Ladd and Leif Erickson in "The Carpetbaggers."
This documentary records the customs of over a dozen different pygmy tribes. These peaceful, indigenous people lived in harmony with their environment in the African forests, but were displaced by more aggressive tribes.
A gentle Steinbeck tale about a farmer who is dominated by his ailing wife until a free-thinking young woman turns up at his ranch with her eight-year-old son.
Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to the lot. But all that Morty ever finds is that he can cause havoc no matter what he does.
A marshal nicknamed "The Hangman" because of his track record in hunting down and capturing wanted criminals traces a robbery suspect to a small town. However, the man is known and liked in the town, and the citizens band together to try to help him avoid capture.
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Lawyer Ralph Anderson arrives in Tula, an amazingly remote town in the desert, as reluctant emissary of mob chief Victor Massonetti, who wants the airstrip clear for his unofficial exit from the country. Ralph's arrival has a profound effect on his estranged father, the sheriff; his brother Tip, an alcoholic deputy; and his ex-sweetheart Linda, now married to Tip. Tension builds as a small army of gangsters takes over the town. Then the situation abruptly changes...
A dying woman arranges an adoption to leave her husband with some consolation.
Small-town scandals erupt when a repressed woman deals with her daughter''''s move into adulthood.
Madison is a Texas Ranger who resigns after he gets a reputation for bringing them back dead. He takes a job as deputy sheriff and quickly becomes embroiled in a range war against Greene, a rancher intent on taking over the whole range. He also begins an affair with French, Greene''s wife, who wants Madison to kill her husband for her. She ends up doing the job herself.
A woman falls for a younger man with severe mental problems.
A district attorney tries to get a hardboiled woman to testify against the mob.
A silversmith is charged with engraving the Holy Grail.
A special featuring more than 100 stars and highlights from the most memorable moments in radio and television history spanning six decades on America's first broadcast network. NBC stars, past and present, recall, via film clips and personal memories, unforgettable moments from the past 60 years. H
The thirty-seventh annual presentation by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) of the Emmy Awards for prime time television. Telecast live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California.
Michael Landon is roasted in this special.
John Wayne hosts this historical survey of the growth of the United States by means of military conquest and politial finagling. Sundry entertainers join him to add song, dance, and comedy to the analysis.
A celebration of 200 years of American music.
A proposed, but unsold, series of romantic short stories by famous authors. The pilot episode presents three stories: In Story 1, Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s "Epicac," a computer engineer attempts to win the affections of a co-worker by sending her love poems composed by the giant computer he programs in th
A musical tour of Disneyland with the perpetually perky Sandy Duncan.
The program recalls outstanding moments from twenty-five years of television broadcasting with clips from some 400 shows.
A musical fantasy that follows the meeting and courtship of a young couple. Taped in London and in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, the site of the transplanted London Bridge.
The story, set in 1864, relates the adventures of Sam Hill, a traveling blacksmith of legendary strength who roams throughout the West with only a knife and a hammer. In the pilot episode, Sam tries to protect a piece of land he owns from a colonel who is seeking to buy it--at any cost.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
The dramatization of Alex Haley's chronicle of his family history from his ancestors' life in tribal Africa of the eighteenth century to their emancipation in the post-Civil War South became an overnight phenomenon the subject of educational programs as well as newspaper editorials that attracted, a
The bizarre story behind the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy and what might have happened had he been brought to trial. The title is all that is left of the 1967 off-Broadway play by Amram Ducovny and Leon Friedman. John Pleshette, whose resemblance to the real Oswald is remarkable, is
This four-part adaptation of Arthur Hailey's tale of power and greed in the banking business has two ambitious vice presidents become rivals when an imminent board room vacancy arises won an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Series of the 1976-77 season as well as an Emmy for Christopher Plummer
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
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