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|Also Known As:||Died:||August 19, 1986|
|Born:||November 13, 1906||Cause of Death:||complications from a stroke|
|Birth Place:||Broseley, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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This '40s private eye movie spoof (a series pilot) casts Bess Armstrong as a flippant, somewhat klutzy female detective who sets out to track down the killer of an obnoxious mystery writer (Jose Ferrer). Celeste Holm is her flamboyant mother, a one-time Hollywood starlet, and Howard Duff is the latt
Moments before being surprised at an anniversary garden party thrown by her husband and their family and friends, Susan Saint James shocks him by asking for a divorce and during the course of the party fantasizes marriage with each of three other men: egotistical real estate magnate, Adam West; mil
A society of genetically altered rats comes to the aid of a mouse whose family is threatened by civilization.
Young inventor Brian Foster works for a company and creates a mechanical dog to be part of their new home protection system. But the head of a rival company wants the invention and has someone steal the dog.
A British agent's son is kidnapped and held for a ransom of diamonds. The agent finds out that he can't even count on the people he thought were on his side to help him, so he decides to track down the kidnappers himself.
The beloved, pampered housecat of a retired opera star in 1910 Paris finds herself stranded in the countryside with her three children, the victims of a plot by their owner's butler to cheat them out of a huge inheritance. They must find their way back to their home and owner, with the help of an independent-minded tomcat and other animal accomplices, while evading the butler and foiling his plan.
A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young men around town all fear him. Wouldn't you fear a father-in-law that keeps alligators for pets and teaches boxing at his daily Bible classes? Cordelia decides to run off to boarding school and promptly finds the man of her dreams. Unfortunately, his family doesn't approve of Biddle's outrageous antics, either. A Disney musical punctuated by snappy songs and an energetic debut by Tommy Steele. This is reportedly one of the last live- action films Walt Disney personally oversaw.
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.
A couple divorces by mistake during a madcap Mexican vacation.
Musical biography of the backwoods girl who struck it rich in Colorado and survived the Titanic.
Two banker's children lose their nanny due to her frustration with them. A change in the wind blows in an assertive nanny who matches the qualifications of the children and not the father. As she helps them magically explore the world around them the father grows increasingly disapproving of her methods, and must eventually deal with his own distance from his children.
Richard Attenborough plays Ernest Tilley, a man who lost his daughter in a hit-and-run accident. He tracks down the man responsible for the accident and boards the same plane, threatening to blow up himself and everyone on board as an act of vengeance. What follows is an Airport-type movie with all the passengers having their own little subplots and fears.
A young woman can't get anyone to believe she's being stalked.
A young accountant claws his way to the top in the boardroom and the bedroom.
Johnny Jackson, a sleazy talent agent, discovers teenager Bert Rudge singing in a coffee house. Despite Bert's protestation that he really is only interested in playing bongos, Johnny starts him on the road to stardom. The deal they cut, however, is highly exploitative of the young singer, and their relationship soon begins to go bad.
The Pickwick Club sends Mr. Pickwick and a group of friends to travel across England and to report back on the interesting things they find. In the course of their travels, they repeatedly encounter the friendly but disreputable Mr. Jingle, who becomes a continual source of trouble for all who know him. Pickwick himself is the victim of a number of misunderstandings that bring him both embarrassment and problems with the law.
The arrival of Sultan's daughter Princess Fatima at England's famous and prestigious 'School for Young Ladies' precipitates even more chaos than usual. Her father's horse Arab Boy is due to run at the nearby Gold Cup so Clarence Fitton, bookie brother of headmistress Millicent, ensures his own daughter is on hand to report progress. At the same time Barchester police have planted sergeant Ruby Gates as a teacher, and the Ministry of Education are sending a third inspector down after the previous two disappeared without trace.
Ghosts visit a miser during the holidays to teach him the errors of his ways.
When residents of a small London neighborhood discover the land still belongs to France, they take their new nationality seriously.
W. Somerset Maugham introduces four of his most famous short stories.
It's another rainy Sunday in Bethnal Green, in London's East End--and another dull one for Googie Withers: rapping on the bedroom wall to summon good stepdaughter to start the tea; nagging her decent but dull hubby to fix a broken window; battling with late-night-partying-with-married-man stepdaughter; and then running through the rain to the backyard bomb shelter/tool shed to find ex-lover John McCallum, fresh from his Dartmoor prison breakout.
A small-time hood tries to cover up his murder of a rival.
The story of a very sick girl who believes that when the last leaf of a dying vine is blown away by the winter wind, she will die. An aging artist risks his life to give the girl the hope she needs to live, by secretly painting the last leaf on the wall to which the vine clings. Based on the story b
The story of Harry and Rose Miller, husband-and-wife partners in Harry and Rose's West-East Auto Delivery Firm, who seldom agree on how to run the business.
A sequel to the earlier Dean Martin special, with new sketches and music set against a the background of the Roaring 'Twenties.
Music and comedy set to a "roaring '20s" motif.
The story of Fabian Holme, a brilliant private detective who uses his mastery of disguises to apprehend criminals. In the pilot episode, Holme attempts to solve the mysterious murder of Howard Hayes, a multi-millionaire industrialist.
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