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Director (feature film)
Is America ready for Wally Sparks? Television viewers often accuse today's talk show hosts of crossing the line when it comes to good taste and wise judgment. Ladies and gentleman... meet Wally Sparks. A fast-talking host of a tactless, uncouth TV tabloid show, Wally makes half of America laugh hyst
A television movie featuring a Christmas reunion of the regular cast of the "Brady Bunch." Carol and Mike Brady gleefully plan their first family Christmas reunion in years, not realizing that each of their six children has a secret reason for not wanting to attend.
The title tells the plot of this third pilot to a prospective new "Gilligan's Island" series after the team's chartered plane crash lands on the atoll inhabited by the happily marooned Gilligan and fellow castaways, with the Globetrotters and Gilligan's gang playing basketball against a specially pr
An American fashion designer with a fatal disease falls for an Italian engineer.
Seven mini-stories of adultery: "Funeral Possession," a wayward widow at her husband's funeral; "Amateur Night," angry wife becomes streetwalker out of revenge; "Two Against One," seemingly prudish girl turns out otherwise; "Super Simone," wife vainly attempts to divert her over-engrossed writer husband; "At the Opera," a battle over a supposedly exclusive dress; "Suicides," a death pact; "Snow," would-be suitor is actually a private detective hired by jealous husband.
Cast (feature film)
Members of a family go to a British estate to hear the reading of a will and while there, they are murdered one by one. When only one person is left alive, Scotland Yard finally gets the truth about why the crimes were committed.
Enrico Mattei helped change Italy's future, first as freedom-fighter against the Nazis, then as an investor in methane gas through a public company, A.G.I.P., and ultimately as the head of ENI, a state body formed for the development of oil resources. October 27, 1962, he died when his private airplane crashed, one minute before it should land at Milan airport. Officially, he died of a flight accident. Actually, many journalists explored other plausible reasons for the untimely landing of the small aircraft.
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 glowing brain-like creature arrives on a beach near a rocket test site via a teleportation beam. The alien communicates telepathically with the children of scientists. The kids start doing the alien's bidding as the adults try to find out what's happening to their unruly offspring.
A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who''''s criticized his work.
A young bride suspects her husband has been replaced by a space invader.
An experienced bounty hunter helps a young sheriff learn the meaning of his badge.
A professional hitman is hired by a friend to commit two murders. His friend pays him off in what turns out to be stolen money, and the police soon trace the money to him. On the run, he kidnaps the girlfriend of the police detective in charge of his pursuit and threatens to kill her unless the hunt is called off.
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
The famed magician and escape artist rises to stardom while haunted by the loss of his mother.
A war correspondent who was stationed in Paris during WW II married a French girl who was murdered by the Nazis. After the war he returns to to try to find his son, whom he lost during a bombing raid but has been told is living in an orphanage in Paris.
In the spring of 1945, World War II is coming to a close. Roger Halyard (Leo Genn), a dignified, strait-laced Englishmen, lives on a South Sea atoll with his three daughters, Gloria (Dorothy Bromley), Hester (Audrey Dalton) and Violet (Joan Elan), along with the housekeeper, Thelma (Elsa Lancaster), who has raised the girls since childhood. Other than their father, the girls have never seen another man. Halyard is informed that 1500 U.S. Marines will soon arrive to establish an air base on the island. Halyard is rather apprehensive over the prospect of his daughters, who have never met another man, being thrown together with 1500 Marines who haven't seen a woman in months.
A cynical serviceman in a World War II POW camp has to prove he's not an informer.
Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob lieutenant Harrigan. Jerry's friendship for John is tested by the question of what to do about Matt, and by his attraction to John's girl Amanda. Meanwhile, the threatened racketeers adopt increasingly violent means of defense.
Writer (feature film)
An American fashion designer with a fatal disease falls for an Italian engineer.
Producer (feature film)
Set in a sleepy Southern Louisiana town in 1959, a lawyer, searches for justice as he volunteers to help a black woman whose property is being threatened by the Holts, the first family of the town, after she refuses to sell her valuable land. Nobody thinks Willie can win the case, but behind its po
Set in a comedy club, this pilot follows a cast of characters who make the club their second home.
A single father and his two children move into a house that is occupied by three Revolutionary War ghosts.
A comedy about the zany doctors and patients at a resort clinic located on a small tropical island.
A special consisting of four comedy sketches written and introduced by recently discovered writers competitively selected at the American Film Institute's Television Writers Comedy Workshop, underwritten by NBC, which was conducted in the summer of 1986. The four sketches are titled: "Gwendolyn," "T
A boy brings home a 266-pound live chicken for his family's Thanksgiving dinner.
A spin-off from "The Brady Bunch." Continued events in the lives of the now-grown Brady children Marcia and Jan, as they prepare for marriage. The story deals with Marcia and Jan's courtships and plans for a double wedding.
The second of two unsold pilots that depict events in the day-to-day lives of the Elliotts, a family of four. In the second pilot, Larry Elliott, the chief of radiology at Memorial General Hospital in California, attempts to cope with his son Michael's uncaring attitude and teach him the meaning of
A second attempt to produce a weekly series based on the antics of the staff of the "National Gossip," a Hollywood-based national scandal sheet.
The story, set in Baltimore, relates the misadventures of marrieds Janine and Al Burley. In the pilot episode, Janine attempts to find a job, despite Al's objections to having his wife work.
The comic adventures that befall a crew of astronauts assigned to a remote military space station.
The adventures of a group of skid-row derelicts living at an inner-city mission in Los Angeles. In the pilot episode, the derelicts attempt to raise the money needed to save their mission without taking the most desperate of steps -- going to work.
One of two pilots for a prospective series. The misadventures of Phoebe and Dawn, two Hollywood High School students. This episode depicts the problems that befall the girls when they reluctantly accept dance invitations from the class undesirables, then scheme to get out of the dates.
The struggles and adventures of four law students.
The story of Michele Burton, a pretty newsstand clerk at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. The pilot episode depicts her pathetic attempts to impress a young intern by preparing him a home-cooked dinner, despite the fact that she can't cook.
The misadventures of Doug Newman, a veteran defensive end for the Chicago Cherokees, a professional football team.
A three-part adaptation of James Hilton's novel about the dedicated career of a belove teacher at an English school. A presentation of "Masterpiece Theatre."
Film Production - Main (special)
Randy Travis fulfills his longtime dream by starring in a western "movie" blending his music with comedy and drama.
Director (TV Mini-Series)
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