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Two fathers spark a romance between their children by pretending to feud. Their deception weaves a tangled web when they enlist the aid of a mysterious traveling showman named El Gallo.
The story of the staging of Marc Blitzstein's 1937 musical "The Cradle Will Rock", which the government placed an injunction against. The actors led the audience through New York to another venue and acted in the auditorium without props or costumes, just one action during the charged Depression-era
Seventeen years after living together, sportswriter and incurable slob Oscar Madison and the obsessively neat Felix Ungar meet once again when Felix''s daughter decides to marry Oscar''s son. Meeting a LAX, they head out together to the desert community where the wedding will take place until Oscar loses the map, prompting Felix to whine, Oscar to complain, and both to get on each other''s nerves.
A mysterious boy, who is a natural athlete, enters the lives of a married couple, allowing them to cope with the loss of their own child.
An artist commissioned to paint a mural in memorial to the daughter of a wealthy widow stumbles onto the dark truth surrounding her subject's supposedly accidental death.
Deloris Van Cartier, now a headliner in Las Vegas, is persuaded by the good sisters to return to her inner city alma mater, St. Francis High, to go undercover as the new music teacher.
When a baby is abandoned in a depressed town, seemingly magical events begin to occur.
A Beverly Hills plastic surgeon gets a taste of small-town medicine in the hilarious and heartwarming "Doc Hollywood" (1991). When Dr. Benjamin Stone crashes his vintage Porsche in tiny Brady, he's sentenced to work at a local hospital to make amends. While he's there he learns a little bit about hu
A mysterious murder takes place in a prisoner of war camp in a small town in Colorado during World War II. A local lawyer with a son fighting in Europe is coerced into defending a German POW accused of murdering the local man, who was also the lawyer's friend.
A television movie about the editor of a newspaper in a small Southern town in 1944 who tries to settle his differences with his estranged son and to come to terms with the fast-changing world.
A television movie dramatizing the story of the Manhattan Project and the race to develop the atomic bomb. The saga revolves around three main characters: General Leslie R. Groves, the military man who spear-headed the endeavor; Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientist in charge of the project; and
Autobiographical drama about playwright Hugh Leonard's relationship with his father.
An old man is outraged at the city when a teenage boy is beaten to death after being denied refuge in the old man's home. A young teacher is determined to learn the truth about the murder of one of his students, a Hispanic teenager, who is beaten to death in a racial attack. He was denied refuge in
A Christmas television movie about a widower, his two children, and his long-lost father who turns up after 25 years as a hobo. The son still finds himself unable to forgive his father for running out on his childhood.
Strange events threaten an entire family when two brothers move with their divorced mother to a California town where the local teenage gang turns out to be a pack of vampires.
A successful, married woman becomes possessed with the spirit of a "Roaring 20s" flapper, much to her husband's delight.
Inevitably compared to events surrounding the exploits of Sally Ride, America's first female astronaut, this film, made entirely on location in Houston, Texas, focuses on three female astronaut candidates, their lives, loves and personal problems.
Agatha Christie's redoubtable Jane Marple, intrepid amateur sleuth, belatedly came to television in the person of Helen Hayes to unravel a complex murder case at a colorful Caribbean resort (actually Santa Barbara, California) after a retired British Major is bumped off. This Americanized Christie m
A picaresque tale in which a trucker steals a truck, picks up a tramp for company and heads west. En route he encounters an array of bizarre characters including a mysterious man in black, who drives a hearse and seems to incarnate the American past.
Longtime roommates and professional partners find they aren''t prepared to make it legal.
A computer genius falls into the game he''''s designed and has to fight an evil intelligence he accidentally created.
Conflict erupts when the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court takes her seat on the bench and her conservative views are in sharp contradiction to her peers of the court.
The relationship among a divorced man, his incurably ill teenage son, and his long-estranged father is explored when the youngster joins his dad for one final summer vacation and they end up at the grandfather's vineyard where he reconciles the two older men.
An amiable Manhattan parish priest with a bent for crime-solving comes to the aid of a damsel in distress, a young actress who is innocently embroiled in a series of bizarre incidents and cannot find a sympathetic ear among the police. This pilot for a proposed "Father Brown" series updated the G.K.
Joanne Woodward won an Emmy Award for her performance as a middle-aged housewife and mother (one of her fictional daughters was played by real-life daughter Lissy Newman) who, after spending a lifetime giving to others, decides to claim a piece for herself and enters the grueling twenty-six-mile Bos
A grocer is selected by God to help spread a message.
A fact-based drama about Caryl Chessman, California's famous "red light bandit," who was arrested in 1948 and convicted under an obsolete statute that carried the death penalty. Chessman spent twelve years on death row in San Quentin, during which time his case became a famous cause celebre for oppo
The story of a middle-aged wife and mother with two young sons who is forced to face the truth about her life after being confronted by her teenage daughter, born out of wedlock and given up for adoption, who has returned seeking the truth about her origins.
This cop movie, an unsuccessful pilot for a prospective series and set in Seattle during the 1890s, finds a deputy marshal and his female partner working as undercover agents trying to locate a teenage girl and bust a gang of white slavers.
A drama about the headline-making murder case involving Dr. Sam Sheppard, the Cleveland osteopathic surgeon who was convicted of the July 4, 1954 slaying of his wife Marilyn. The film relates the ten years he spent in prison and the famous re-trial of 1965 in which he was acquitted on grounds of ins
A talkative drama, reportedly fact-based, about the interracial New Hampshire couple who claim to have been taken aboard a UFO in September 1961 and examined medically by strange extraterrestrial creatures.
An engaging fantasy about a family of inches-tall little people who live beneath the floorboards of a Victorian country house in peace and quiet until discovered by an eight-year-old boy. The taped movie was Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Children's Special, with nominations also going to Dame Judith
A television movie based on the court of inquiry that investigated the seizure of the American ship "Pueblo" by North Korean forces in January 1968 and held its crew captive for more than a year.
A small-time reporter tries to convince the police she saw a murder in the apartment across from hers.
When government chemical tests kill his son, a rancher vows revenge.
A harried hospital administrator copes with rising costs, a seductive young woman and a serial killer.
A student goes on the run to evade a sentence for vehicular manslaughter.
Small-town residents try to quit smoking for a cash reward.
New York lawyer deals with an unhinged mother, a peculiar love life and other big city troubles.
Crosby's only TV movie has him cast against type as a small-town doctor who sees to it that the bad people in his community die before their time and the good live longer -- like the flowers in his garden. In the 1967 play which had a brief Broadway run, Burl Ives was the kindly general practitioner
A would-be gigolo and an ailing con artist form an unlikely friendship.
An aging doctor's resentment of his young assistant could lead to tragedy.
Nightclub singer Fran Davis (Shelley Winters) is out to educate her out-of-town friend Phyllis Matthews (Coleen Miller)on the ins-and-outs of life in the Big City. But, par for the course in this Joseph Pevney potboiler, publisher Mike Marsh (Barry Sullivan), Fran's lover and unhappy married man to begin with, falls in love with Phyllis. There is a misunderstanding of the situation by the two girls. The girls quarrel, Marsh is shot, Fran hits the skids and she and Phyllis, to say the least, are on the outs. Then Fran learns that Phyllis is about to be used unwittingly as a decoy in a murder. Fran rides to her friend's rescue.
A two-part, four-hour documentary special about Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War as told in the words of people who figured importantly in his life. Uses the voices of an all-star cast.
A adaptation of Mark Twain's classic tale of the adventures of the runaway boy, Huckleberry Finn.
An adaptation of an F. Scott Fitzgerald short story, set in the 1920s, which describes the experiences of Myra Harper who hangs around the lobby of the Biltmore Hotel in New York City where many romances bloom under the famous Biltmore clock. Myra finds a husband but problems arise when she meets th
A production in three parts; each takes place in a restaurant booth. (1) "Bread." An elderly, eccentric actress tells a young producer and his assistant about her life and career, after they deliver the disappointing news that she will not be cast in their new Broadway play. (2) "The 75th." At th
The pilot episode for a anthology series of suspense stories. The pilot, "Trick or Treat," tells the story of Gordon Hackles, a malevolent shopkeeper to whom most of the townspeople owe money. As is his tradition on Halloween, Hackles invites the children of the parents who owe him money to his hou
An hour of large-scale illusions featuring magician David Copperfield.
The second of two pilots about Paul Taylor, a sportswriter who, after a motorcycle accident, dies on the operating table. After two minutes of clinical death, he is revived by doctors. Taylor, however, retains a thread tying him to the world of beyond -- a connection through which the dead can compe
The story, set in Seattle, Washington, follows the misadventures of April Moss, a mod young divorcee struggling to find peace in the home of her conservative parents. In the pilot episode, April clashes with her father over the prospect of her dating (get this) a hippie.
The second of four pilot films about life in Nebraska during the '40s as seen through the experiences of the Mills family. The story follows Addie Mills, the eleven-year-old daughter of widower James Mills, as she attempts to befriend Mr. Rhenquist, a bitter old man who is an enemy of her father.
A comedy special in which Jackie Gleason, playing himself, is kidnapped and held for a million-dollar ransom. The program relates his attempts to escape.
A two-part miniseries tracing the life and career of Oliver North. Part I begins in 1964, when the 21-year-old North survives a serious car accident. The young midshipman struggles to re-enter the Naval Academy, enters the Marine Corps, serves in Vietnam, and moves to Washington to work for the Nati
A stellar cast and six Emmy Award nominations distinguished this dramatization of Barbara Goldsmith's best-seller about the bitter 1934 child custody case involving 10-year-old Gloria Vanderbilt, America's famous "poor little rich girl." In addition to nominations as Outstanding Drama Special and fo
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