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Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)
Rheinhardt, a cynical drifter, gets a job as an announcer for right-wing radio station WUSA in New Orleans. Rheinhardt is content to parrot WUSA's reactionary editorial stance on the air, even if he doesn't agree with it. Rheinhardt finds his cynical detachment challenged by a lady friend, Geraldine, and by Rainey, a neighbor and troubled idealist who becomes aware of WUSA's sinister, hidden purpose. And when events start spinning out of control, even Rheinhardt finds he must take a stand.
LSD almost ruins the life of a former actress and her stepdaughter.
An insecure housewife has an affair with a well-known cinema actor, in order to prove to her husband that she's still a desireable woman.
Federal and local law officers try to catch a deadly serial killer.
Three young women brave the world of show business and pills.
A convicted murderer, who escaped from a mental institution, hides out in the home of a woman whose husband is missing.
A man on the verge of divorce is shocked by his wife's glamorous makeover.
A father attempts to protect his college-age daughter from trouble which leads to scandal.
Lila Green is an insecure and aging showgirl for Madame Olga's stage shows. When her boyfriend, Rick, runs off with the shows money, Madame Olga and Ronny let Lila go. Lila goes to stay with her old neighbours, Helen Bard and her teenage son, Kenny. Lila decides to go out and get a regular job and try and live a normal life. All seem well until, Lila and Kenny stop fighting their attraction for one another.
A financial wizard is tempted to sacrifice his career for an affair.
A prostitute has no choice but to flee San Francisco when the police turn on her and want her out of town.
A middle-aged man is left to tend house while his wife is accepted by the Air Force training program and becomes a Lieutenant.
An innocent cowboy kidnaps a small-time singer with whom he''s infatuated.
A blind playwright living in London overhears part of a conversation that propels him into a desperate race to find a kidnapped child.
Patrick Martin (Joseph Cotten), known as P.M., is a wealthy attorney and rancher big-man-in-town in the border town of Nogales, Arizona. He returns home to find his brother Donald (Van Johnson)hiding in his garage. A former drunkard, Donald had been sent to the penitentiary five years previously for killing a man in a barroom brawl. It was in self-defense but P.M. hadn't defended his brother and he was convicted. Donald has escaped and wants his brother to help him across the Santa Cruz River into the Mexico-side Nogales, where his wife (Shirley Patterson as Shawn Smith)and children (Kim Charney and Sandy Deschler) are in dire straits. The straits get even dier when P.M. tells him the river is flooded and it will be days before anyone can cross. And P.M. is all a'twitter because his wife Nora (Ruth Roman), whom he married after Donald had gone to prison, doesn't know about his jail-bird brother. He introduces Donald to Nora and the rest of his Cadillac Cowboy and ranch society friends as an old friend, and is kept busy trying to make sure old Donald doesn't find anything harder that ginger ale to drink. Donald gets a telephone call telling him that his family has gone from dire straits to destitution and when P.M. won't get some money to them through his contacts in the Mexico side of Nogales, Donald knocks him down and grabs a couple of bottles of whiskey and dashes out of the house into the rain.
Marshal Silver is run out of town under suspicion of being a trigger-happy killer after shooting a hired gun of Honest John Barrett. A placid life in a new town is interrupted by the reappearance of Barrett, old enemies and the son of the hired gun from years ago, Anderson.
A married man whose wife is on vacation falls for the blonde bombshell upstairs.
The story of the peace mission from the US cavalary to the Cheyenne Indians in Wyoming during the 1870s. The mission is threatened when one the officers falls for the chief's daughter.
A sister act in Paris tries to top their aunts' escapades there during the roaring twenties.
The new priest at a Chinese mission takes an unorthodox approach to spreading God''''s word.
Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians, and she decides to ride with them. Ben and Nella start to get romantic, but Ben isn't ambitious enough for her, and she soon meets up with the boss of the cattle drive. Will she make the right choice, and, more impotantly, will the cattle make it to Montana !
A spoiled, married English woman falls in love with an Indian doctor.
Song-and-dance girls Curly and Stormy Tornado hide out with the guys at Bristol College when they know they can identify the killer of a fellow performer at their San Francisco cabaret. But they rather stand out in their stage costumes and soon all sorts of trouble is heading their way. The fact that Curly has been hypnotised doesn't help.
Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge.
A blonde beauty upsets a show business family.
A frontier farmer takes off with his son and a saloon singer after the man who stole his rifle and his horse.
A half-Indian, half-British soldier is given command of a native fighting unit by the ruling British to squelch the uprisings of a rebellious guerilla group.
Time: A.D. 1249. Shalimar, an Egyptian princess, striving to rid her country of its Bedouin conquerors, forms an alliance with Prince Haidi, son of the Caliph of Bagdad. She practices her intrigues both at the court and, disguised as a dancing girl, in the market place.
A young stage hopeful (Peggy Ann Gardner), is murdered and suspicion falls on her mentor, a Broadway producer (Van Heflin).
A western about a Texan who robs a train in an effort to prevent his father from committing the crime, a young girl who attempts to help him after learning about the theft, and a cowboy friend who demands a share of the money.
A group of confederate prisoners escape to Canada and plan to rob the banks and set fire to the small town of Saint Albans in Vermont. To get the lie of the land, their leader spends a few days in the town and finds he is getting drawn into its life and especially into that of an attractive widow and her son.
A privately-financed scientist and his colleagues hire an ex-Navy officer (Widmark) to conduct an Alaskan submarine expedition in order to prevent a Red Chinese anti-American plot that may lead to World War III. Mixes deviously plotted schoolboy fiction with submarine spectacle and cold war heroics.
Wacky complications ensue when a little boy comes into possession of a ray gun that compels anyone caught in its beam to tell the truth. He uses it to prevent his orphanage from being shut down by creditors and to help a cute couple fall in love.
A trio of soldiers of fortune on their way to the California gold rush are tempted with rewards by a woman who needs help in rescuing her husband from a goldmine cave-in in Mexico. They agree, but then find themselves the target of angry Indians who wish to protect the sacred hill on which the mine is located.
A petty thief accidentally steals a communist spy''''s purse.
Ex-marshal Chino Bull has hung up his guns until his prospecting partner is shot dead. Chino then takes over as the law in town, forming a friendship with gun-man Mitch Hardin and making enemies of the Logan brothers. When Hardin' girl from the east arrives, he makes her pretty unwelcome - as does his new flame, saloon owner Frenchie.
A landlady suspects her mysterious new tenant is Jack the Ripper.
Two singers work their way to Paris, enjoying the company of eligible men they meet along the way.
Three models pool their resources to rent a posh penthouse in hopes of snaring rich husbands.
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.
Stage-and-night club star Jeannie Laird (June Haver) buys her first home, and everyone who is anyone comes to her first garden party only to be blinded by smoke from next door. Jeannie charges next door to bawl out her new neighbor and meets comic-strip artist Bill Carter (Dan Dailey). Bill has devoted himself to his strip, and raising his ten-year-old son Joe (Billy Gray) since the death of his wife. Joe bases his strip on the everyday happenings of he and his son and is proud of keeping it scrupulously honest. When Jeannie and Bill fall in love, young Joe is hurt, especially when Bill starts using a lot of the father-son time to be with Jeannie. Bill cancels a father-son trip to Canada, and Joe decides to write a letter to Bill's syndicate pointing out that the current plot line of the script being set in Canada isn't honest, since they didn't go.
Two Army officers stationed in the South Pacific find romance in this idyllic setting.
A college professor faces embarrassment when his past as a silent screen heartthrob is revealed.
A scientist''''s search for the fountain of youth makes him and his wife regress to childhood.
A professor helps a burlesque queen get a college education.
A man with anger issues finds himself drawn to an unstable young beauty.
Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata leads the peasants against a corrupt president.
An alien demands that Earth's leaders choose between peace and destruction.
The star of a Broadway show suspects her husband may be having an affair with the show''''s backer.
A nightclub entertainer temporarily replaces a tycoon he's famous for impersonating.
A college freshman adjusts to the realities of sorority life.
Two individuals on a stage coach find themselves at the mercy of four outlaws.
A prim and proper lady has an alter ego that comes out while she sleepwalks.
A racist gangster forces a black doctor to tend to his injuries.
The fastest gun in the West tries to escape his reputation.
A killer evades the police not knowing he has a deadly plague.
Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.
Against her widowed father's wishes, a vaudeville star's daughter takes to the stage.
A beloved old man is secretly Mister 880, an amateurish counterfeiter.
Conceited film star Emery Slade was on top in 1932; in 1949, he's broke and still insufferable. Fox producer Crossman enlists Slade's aid to persuade broadway star Rosalie Brooks to star in the film "Bandwagon." But when Slade meets Julie Clarke, his assistant's onetime girlfriend, he decides she, not Rosalie, should get the part. No one can fathom his motives for this apparently selfless act, but there are a few tricks in the old fox yet...and he'll need them all.
A small-town soldier gets a chance to be a hero when he accidentally crosses enemy lines.
Musical biography of Marilyn Miller, who overcame heartache to become a Broadway star.
A stranded carnival dancer takes on a corrupt political boss when she marries into small-town society.
The legendary lover saves his queen from treason.
A dying millionaire gives his fortune to a working girl, then recovers and tries to get it back.
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
A family man helps out people in need and ends up broke in the process.
Two vaudevillians on the run from crooks try to pass themselves off as cowboys.
A family vaudeville act is torn apart by the father's drinking problem.
While her husband is away, a woman gets mixed up in murder.
A woman uncovers deadly secrets when she visits her late husband's family.
Musical biography of Irish songwriter Chauncey Olcott.
An ambitious singer ruins a doctor''''s life.
A composer forsakes his innocent bride to romance his brother's fiancee.
After a famous pianist's murder, his hand returns to wreak vengeance.
An heiress surreptitiously helps two songwriters waiting for their big break.
A small-town teenager thinks a lawyer is her illegitimate dad.
A Scotland Yard superintendent makes a mistake in an investigation, causing the execution of an innocent man.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
Daisy Baker, a Chicago "refuse collector" who fancies herself as a theatrical agent, finds a play which had been thrown away by two Portuguese playwrights. Without bothering to get permission, she sends it off to a New York producer named Rupert Shannon and he wires her to come to New York immediately. Daisy and her two showgirl friends, Gloria and Maria, arrive in New York where the two girls assume accents and pretend to be the sisters of the playwright. Shannon agrees to star them in a production of the play. Two former friends, Lena and Louise, recognize the girls and threaten to blow the whistle unless they are also cast. Meanwhile, the two actual playwrights sell the story to producer Sam Grohman who hires Lena and Louise.
When someone robs the town bank before he can, a bandit joins forces with the sheriff to catch the real crooks.
A lady rancher upsets her family by bringing home a fiance from the city.
A college boy dresses as a girl to infiltrate a women''''s college.
Production Companies (feature film)
This lively if rather questionable adaptation of Errol Flynn's autobiography, mixing the usual television amalgam of real-life figures, fictitious ones and those with "names changed to protect the innocent (and guilty)" had a relative unknown Canadian actor (and fair lookalike) swashing and buckling
Ann-Margret and Treat Williams, in the second TV-movie for each, have the roles made famous in the 1951 film of Tennessee Williams' play by Vivien Leigh and Marlon Brando as the sexually repressed Southern belle and her animalistic brother-in-law. While Kazan's film left out some of the more unabash
Jaclyn Smith plays the starring role, tracing Jackie Kennedy's career from age five through finishing school, her arrival in Washington as a newspaper photographer and columnist, her whirlwind romance with a young Congressman from Boston, to November 22, 1963, in Dallas. James Franciscus is JFK, a r
The first of two 1980 television movies about Marilyn Monroe, this version of her story, for which writer James Lee won an Emmy Award nomination, came from a chapter of Garson Kanin's popular behind-the-scenes-of-Hollywood book and covered the Monroe story from her days as an aspiring actress throug
The second of the "Moviola" segments, a light-hearted look at David O. Selznick's search for his "Gone With the Wind" leading lady, was acclaimed as the best of the three and brought Emmy Award nominations to Tony Curtis as Outstanding Actor for his Selznick, in supporting acting categories to Harol
The ill-fated romance between Greta Garbo and John Gilbert is the centerpiece of the third "Moviola" film. Swedish actress/model Kristina Wayborn made her American debut as Garbo, but next to nothing was heard from her since, other than reemerging as one of James Bond's girls in "Octopussy." The Emm
Eleanor Parker, in the best Tallulah Bankhead style, is a once-reigning fashion designer who assembles a group of her top models, a fashion photographer, several critics and her best customers at her mountain-top retreat for a comeback gala, only to have someone start bumping off the guests one by o
Misc. Crew (special)
Presentation of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' annual Creative Arts Awards. Among the 54 categories presented are: "Outstanding Guest Actors and Actresses in Comedy and Drama Series;" "Outstanding Commercial;" "Outstanding Directing For a Comedy and Drama Series;" and "Outstanding Music
Live telecast of the 47th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Production Companies (special)
Faye Dunaway is the ambitious peasant girl from the Argentine village of Junin who claws her way to the top to help make her lover, Juan Peron, the nation's dictator-president and herself one of the world's richest, most powerful women. In her early forties, Dunaway was somewhat old for the role whi
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