Leslie Ackerman


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Dolls (1987) -- (Movie Clip) Just My Imagination Having reached the spooky mansion after getting stuck in the storm, after Judy (Carrie Lorraine) imagined dad and step-mom David and Rosemary (Ian Patrick Williams, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon) being murdered by her teddy-bear, they finally break in, greeted by watchful Guy Rolfe and Hilary Mason, in director Stuart Gordon’s Dolls, 1987.
Dolls (1987) -- (Movie Clip) The Elves Got One Of The Girls! About halfway into the feature, Brit punk hitchhiker Isabel (Bunty Bailey) has thievery in mind, sheltering from storms in the home of creepy elderly doll-makers, but the toys, indulging some tendencies suggested earlier, get violent, young fellow visitor Judy (Carrie Lorraine) catching the finalè, in director Stuart Gordon’s Dolls, 1987.
Places In The Heart (1984) -- (Movie Clip) I'll Shoot You Myself Texas, 1934, newly widowed Edna (Sally Field) visits her sister (Lindsay Crouse) sort of looking for work, then receives Moze (Danny Glover), an able farm hand who stole from her, and deputy Jack (Jerry Haynes) in Places In The Heart, 1984.
In The Heat Of The Night (1967) -- (Movie Clip) I'll Pay For The Call Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier), hauled in as a murder suspect, reveals his identity to Mississippi Sheriff Gillespie (Rod Steiger), who summons deputy Wood (Warren Oates), early in Norman Jewison's In The Heat Of The Night, 1967.
Places In The Heart (1984) -- (Movie Clip) Waxahachie, Texas, 1935 Director Robert Benton’s opening, shooting his original screenplay on location in his hometown, taking place three years after his birth, Sally Field in her Academy Award-winning role, Ray Baker her husband, a farmer and sheriff, and Devoreaux White as Wylie, in Places In The Heart, 1984.
Tender Mercies -- (Movie Clip) Writin' Songs New step-father Mac (Robert Duvall) demonstrates some musical technique to Sonny (Allan Hubbard), mother Rosa (Tess Harper) busy in the kitchen, in Tender Mercies, based on a screenplay by Horton Foote (Telluride Film Festival honoree 1997).
Tender Mercies -- (Movie Clip) Open, Two Days Motel owner Tess Harper observes some rough business involving guest Robert Duvall, as Lefty Frizzell's "It Hurts To Face Reality" opens Bruce Beresford's Tender Mercies, 1983, from a script by Horton Foote.
Tender Mercies -- (Movie Clip) Jesus Saves Quick story progress as drifter Mac (Robert Duvall) attends church with his employer Rosa (Tess Harper) and their relationship evolves, in Tender Mercies, 1983, directed by Bruce Beresford from Horton Foote's screenplay.
Tender Mercies -- (Movie Clip) Ain't No Good Ex-manager (Wilford Brimley) tells ex-country star Mac (Robert Duvall) his ex-wife doesn't like his new song, and new wife (Tess Harper) tries to console him, in Tender Mercies, 1983, from Horton Foote's screenplay.
Videodrome -- (Movie Clip) Get Professional Help Rex (James Woods) observes radio personality Nicki (Deborah Harry) at work before they adjourn for their first date, in David Cronenberg's Videodrome, 1982.