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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 1, 1994|
|Born:||August 10, 1913||Cause of Death:||brain hemorrhage|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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The town sheriff and a madame team up to stop a televison evanagelist from shutting down the local whorehouse, the famed "Chicken Ranch."
An extraterrestrial couple come to Earth to recruit misfits and adventurers for a trip to their galaxy in this prospective series pilot. John Forsythe and Priscilla Pointer are He and She, and James Stephens (Hart on "The Paper Chase") heads the guest cast of TV luminaries He and She try to entice t
Inspired by the 1976 feature film, "The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams", the 1977-78 series about the fictional mountain man, played by Dan Haggerty, proved to be a popular family-oriented program -- although not garnering ratings high enough to warrant renewal -- and ended with Grizzly heading for
A series of freak accidents on the Los Angeles freeway traps a cast-load of familiar TV faces in an astounding traffic tie-up, with the entire system caught in a gridlock that John Beck, as a traffic expert, endeavors to unsnarl. Howard Hesseman plays the voice of an unseen radio disc jockey whose h
A dramatization of the 1960 "U-2 incident," in which a CIA spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and its pilot, Francis Gary Powers, was brought to trial. Powers was ultimately returned to the United States in a prisoner swap. In later years he became a helicopter traffic reporter for a Los
One night in the lives of young Native American men and women--transplants from Southwest reservations--living in the Bunker Hill district of Los Angeles, as they flirt, drink, party, fight, and dance.
After outlaw Harry Spikes is wounded in a gun battle, two runaways help him escape and take him home with them. While Harry is recuperating, he regales the young men with stories of his exciting past. The adventurous tales inspire them to start a gang of their own, and Harry is happy to join as their leader. At first, the enterprise works well as the new gang robs some banks. But before long, Harry decides to turn on the boys and starts hunting them for the reward money, and this prompts one of the two young men to seek revenge against Harry.
Based on the 1971 comedy western "Skin Game," this lark, a pilot to a prospective series that never materialized, had a couple of hapless post-Civil War con men, one black, one white, on the sagebrush trail trying to collect a $15,000 bounty on an outlaw's head. Lou Gossett recreated the role he pla
A wealthy New York attorney, on a western hunting trip, turns into a deranged hunter after accidentally killing an old prospector and then deliberately stalking his young guide to protect his own reputation.
A heist movie in which a parole officer forced into retirement teams up with three ex-cons to pull off a hijacking of a 30 million dollar gold shipment. The main interest is in seeing Fonda as a criminal mastermind in this film that was shown theatrically overseas as "Inside Job."
Buford Pusser is a tough, Tennessee sheriff, determined to clean up gambling, moonshine whiskey, and prostitution in his town, and is known for using a big stick to smash things up when necessary. Eventually, the criminals in the town form an alliance against Pusser in an effort to take back the town, beating him up and murdering his wife. Now Buford Pusser is really mad...
The career of stock-car racer Richard Petty is chronicled in this drama. Petty was part of a famous racing family and won over 200 races in his car, number 43.
Robert Redford, Michael J. Pollard, Lauren Hutton, Noah Berry, Jr., Lucille Benson. How''s this for an odd couple? Robert Redford and Michael J. Pollard. Redford plays a conceited motorcycle racer who is idolized by his drunken mechanic - guess who? - until a rich runaway (Lauren Hutton) comes between them, resulting in a showdown on the tracks. Directed by Sidney J. Furie (THE IPCRESS FILE). The music score includes Johnny Cash performing "Rollin'' Free" and Bob Dylan''s "Wanted Man" and Carl Perkins singing "True Love is Greater Than Friendship".
A gunslinger-turned-preacher is forced to return to his old ways.
Seven young Texans leave home to join the Confederate Army and in the process learn bitter lessons in life and death.
A frontier scout fights off Indians and corrupt settlers.
At the end of the Civil War, a million-dollar gold shipment is hijacked and buried in the desert. One man who knows where it is hidden sets out to get it, but he must fight off outlaws who are also after it and rampaging Apaches.
A Chinese showman uses his magical powers to save a Western town from itself.
In the twenties, a schoolteacher creates a national furor when he breaks the law against teaching evolution.
A lumberjack battles a group of ranchers over the rights to a nearby forest.
A Confederate veteran helps the survivors of a Union wagon train.
A gunman seeks revenge on the man he believes stole his wife.
A rancher''s wife falls for a wandering cowhand.
A reformed gunslinger''''s past keeps catching up with him.
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.
Confederate spies try to keep the President's emissary from delivering a peace treaty to the Sioux.
A western guide tries to stop an Indian attack on settlers.
Gringo miner Gallager is caught up in the Mexican revolution of 1910-11 when corrupt administrator Ruiz appropriates his mine. Gallager saves the life of guerilla leader Raquel, then finds there's a price on his head; he becomes romantically involved with her in the course of a series of rescues and ambushes, leading up to Orozco's march on Ciudad Juarez.
Army Major Howell Brady is sent by Washington to end the Kiowa uprisings in Texas. Colonel Meade, who's in charge, resents both Brady's interference and his interest in beautiful Elaine Corwin, wife of a cavalry officer who disappeared on a scouting mission.
Audie Murphy comes into his own as a Western star in this story. Wrongly accused by crooked railroad officials of aiding a train heist by his old friends the Daltons, he joins their gang and becomes an active participant in other robberies. Betrayed by a fellow gang member, Murphy becomes a fugitive in the end. Seeking refuge at the ranch of a reformed gang member, he hopes to flee with the man's daughter to South America, but he's captured in the end and led off to jail. The girl promises to wait.
Rod Cameron, Noah Berry, Jr., Peggie Castle, Michael Chapin, Henry Brandon, Sara Haden, Frank Ferguson, Glenn Strange. While leading a wagon train to California, the wagonmaster discovers that three of his party are actually gunrunners who are selling arms to the Cheyennes.
Oklahoma lad grows up to become America''''s favorite humorist.
The head of the Texas Ranger enlists two convicts to track an outlaw band.
Brothers on opposite sides of the Civil War join forces to fight off marauding Indians.
John "Ringo" Baker shoots an Army Captain in New Mexico in self defense and his brother, Lieutenant Mike Baker (Jim Davis) is charged with bringing him in. Ringo is on his way to Utah to see Livvy Weston (Adrian Booth) and has an encounter with the U.S.Cavalry patrol led by his brother, and wounds Mike in making his escape. He arrives in the town of Gunlock and befriends Glenn Larrabee (Noah Beery Jr). , owner of a small ranch whose property, and that of the other ranchers, is coveted by Wade Proctor (Grant Withers). Ringo becomes Glenn's partner and organizes the small ranchers to fight against Proctor, who sends a fast-draw, hired gunman, Dancer (Bob Steele), gunning for Ringo, who also has his brother and the Army closing in on him.
Astronauts (Lloyd Bridges, Osa Massen, John Emery, Noah Beery, Jr., and Hugh O'Brien) blast off to explore the moon on. Because of craft malfunction and some fuel calculations, they end up landing on Mars. On Mars, evidence of a once powerful civilization is found. The scientists determinted that an atomic war destroyed most of the Martians (Who suprsingly look like humans). Those that survived reverted to a caveman like existance. 2 of the Astrunauts are killed while on Mars. The remaining 3 Astronauts return to Earth. Unfortunatly, they are killed when lack of fuel causes them to crash on re-entry.
A bitter Union commander is forced to accept Confederate prisoners to help fight an Indian war.
One of Davy Crockett''''s descendants leads a wagon train through perilous territory.
An outlaw tries to leave the family gang and go straight.
A young cowhand rebels against his rancher stepfather during a perilous cattle drive.
A cowboy tries to stop outlaws from hijacking food supplies intended for an Indian reservation.
In a film that was closer to being a "sanitized" version of and contained more elements akin to Mae West's and W.C. Fields' "My Little Chickadee" than it did from anything John Ford had done, or was to do, a traveling show arrives in a small Arizona town and finds much opposition from local townspeople. They plan to stage the show in the saloon and the leading lady, Katie (Martha O'Driscoll), gets involved with the local school teacher, Tod (Noah Beery, Jr). and a mysterious masked bandit, King Randall (Leo Carrillo).
A cowboy is mistaken for the owner of a profitable ranch under attack by rustlers and ghosts.
A Marine squadron takes on a heroic Pacific Island raid during WWII.
WWII morale film for Texas A&M graduates fighting overseas. Young Brad Craig (Langton) enters the military school with a chip on his shoulder which Mitchum and other upperclassmen quickly knock off. Once adjusted, Craig falls in love with a professor's beautiful daughter, only to find she is in love with his roommate, played by Noah Beery. In the meantime, Craig associates with Japanese spies (including William Frawley of "I Love Lucy") bent on stealing a secret chemical compound being worked on a the University. But is he one of them, or a double agent for his country?
When he falls for the jailer''''s daughter, a wandering cowpoke gets himself arrested.
In 1943, 'Mac' MacClain, Canadian Navy, has lost his ship and many men to a German torpedo. While waiting for a new ship, he befriends Joyce Cartwright, sister of one of his dead officers. We follow the building and launch of new Corvette K-255, the 'Donnacola'. And who should be Mac's new subaltern but Joyce's other brother Paul, fresh out of the academy. Mac will do his best to make a good officer of Paul...if they both survive their hazardous sea duty.
Government agents Jim Lane (Lon Chaney Jr.) and Sierra Pete (Noah Beery Jr.) are sent to investigate the breakdown of the U.S. Mail delivery in the La Paz country, which is carried by the Overland Company operated by Tom Gilbert (Tom Chatterton) and his daughter Barbara (Helen Parrish.) Aided by their friend, Buckskin Bill Burke (Don Terry), they discover that Frank Chadwick (Noah Beery), using white renegades disguised as Indians, is behind the trouble as he wants the mail franchise owned by Gilbert's stageline.
A cowpoke falls hard for a pretty tourist.
An Army colonel mistakenly thinks his assistant is a crack shot.
The Bowery Boys come to the rescue of a young murder suspect.
Promoted and advertised as "The Million Dollar Serial", most of which appears to have been spent on advertising and the most elaborate pressbook ever put out by Universal on a serial (or 95% of their feature films for that matter), Universal's 51st sound-era serial (following "Sky Raiders" and before "Sea Raiders" and, to quote the late Oliver Drake who wrote the original story,..."we were lucky they didn't call it 'Land Raiders'), "Riders of Death Valley" remains a favorite for the 7-12 year-old kids who saw in on original release in 1941, and a major disappointment for those who came later and never saw it in the 35mm version shown on a screen in a 350-seat grind-house theatre, and now question what all the excitement was about. Hey, you had to have been there. Actually, it is just one long prolonged chase after another for the most part and, even worse, it is usually the 5-6 good guys running from 2-3 of the bad guys (which even had eight-year-old kids of 1941 wondering what's up with this?) and has lots of stock-footage cliffhangers from earlier Universal western serials and features. The plot has Jim Benton (Dick Foran) as the head of a vigilante group, known as the Riders of Death Valley, organized to protect the miners from the take-over plots hatched by Joseph Kirby (James Blaine) and Rance Davis (Monte Blue.) They hire Wolf Reade (Charles Bickford) and his motley crew to do their dirty work, and spend most of their time lamenting their choice of sub-contractee as Reade deals his employees as much misery as he does the "Riders" and miners. Benton's "Riders" are Tombstone (Buck Jones), Pancho (Leo Carrillo), Smokey (Noah Beery, Jr, who is a no-show in most episodes), Borax Bill (Big Boy Williams) and Tex (Glenn Strange.) Always worth watching just for Foran, Jones, Carillo, and Jeanne Kelly (Jean Brooks), and especially if one flash forwards the chase scenes, which will serve to basically make a seven chapter offering out of the original 15.
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
A military man promoted to sergeant because of his photographic memory fights to prove his worth.
A college boy dresses as a girl to infiltrate a women''''s college.
Roy Rogers (Roy Rogers, and not playing "himself" but playing a character named Roy Rogers), posing as The Carson City Kid, is seeking vengeance on Morgan Reynolds, the man who killed his brother. To find Reynolds in the gold towns, he systematically stops stagecoaches and goes through the mail, hoping to find letters addressed to Reynolds and thusly learn his whereabouts. Thus "The Kid" earns the reputation of a stagecoach robber, although he never takes anything, and the reputation is enhanced by the fact that he travels with Laramie (Francis McDonald), a notorious half-breed outlaw. A posse is about to capture them and Roy rides back to get Laramie whose horse has been shot, and Laramie repays the favor by slugging Roy and escaping on his horse Trigger. The posse rides by the unseen Roy and captures Laramie and, since he is riding the "Kid's" horse, take him to jail as being the "Kid." Laramie denies this and is told he will be free when he identifies the "Kid"; othewise he will hang. Roy rides into town, having deduced that the Morgan Reynolds he is looking for operates the Yellowback Saloon under the alias of "Lee Jessup" (Bob Steele) . As part of his plan to get evidence against Jessup, who also does not know his true identity, Roy takes a job as saloon shotgun guard, and meets saloon singer Joby Madison (Pauline Moore, in one of the truly great performances found in the B-western genre) and falls in love with her. This doesn't set well with Jessup, as he has plans of his own regarding Joby. Young gold miner Scott Warren (Noah Beery, Jr.), having hit his strike and heading for home with his fortune, comes into the Yellowback, talks too much about his stake, and is soon relieved of it in a crooked poker game by Jessup and friends. Scott, realizing he had been cheated, breaks into Jessup's office and, announcing he is the Carson City Kid, holds up Jessup henchman Harmon (Hal Taliaferro) and takes his gold and some letters and papers from the safe. Captured, he is taken before Laramie, who quickly identifies him as the "Kid" although he has never seen him before, in order to win the immunity promised him. Roy, masked as the Carson City Kid and speaking Spanish as the Kid did on the stage holdups, intervenes and at gunpoint, asks Jessup to identify what Scott has stolen from him. Besides the gold, Jessup unwittingly identifies as his own the latters and documents, which establish him as Morgan Reynolds. Reynolds meets justice and Roy is exonerated. ne fine little B-western with an excellent performance by George "Gabby" Hayes (as Sheriff Gabby Whittaker), before he had the character down as a sleep-walking exercise and was still revolving, and by, as mentioned, Pauline Moore, as a no-excuses heroine for being where she was doing what she did as a saloon entertainer.
Easterner Madeline Hammond buys a ranch not knowing Hayworth is using it to smuggle ammunition across the border. When trouble starts, she brings back Gene Hammond, the ex-foreman who left the country after fighting with the Sheriff. Gene learns of Hayworth's scheme and forces him to blow up his supply. But the Sheriff, not getting his cut, has Hayworth killed and then arrives to arrest Gene for the murder.
A miner fights his way across Death Valley to beat out the competition.
George Hollister (Jack Holt), crack investigator for the NYC police, is assigned to run down the enemy aliens who dynamited a Detroit munitions plant. The trail takes him to a customs inspector who is known to have honored fake passports provided by Leon Fenten (C. Henry Gordon), chief henchman of Drexel Stuyvesant (Clay Clement) who heads the sabotage ring. Aided by his partner Ray Nolan (Noah Beery Jr). Hollister arrests an agent named Reed (Robert Fiske) and takes his place using the fake passport. As Reed, he is met by Karol Roy (Cecilia Callejo), an innocent assistant, who takes him to Fenten. Working undercover, Hollister is still unable to learn the name of the head man, not even from dumb gang-member Hank Kircher (Maxie Rosenbloom). Stuyvesant warns Fenten of his suspicions about "Reed" and the latter gives Hollister an assignment as a test.
A team of flyers risks their lives to deliver the mail in a mountainous South American country.
A drifter and his slow-witted pal try to make their way in the West.
Spinner McGee (Phil Reagan), devil-may-care mail pilot volunteers his courage and skill for the task of raising $100,000 to save the small airport owned by Pop Hussey (Harlan Briggs) from being condemned. Spinner's recklessness, combined with the efforts of others who have a vested interest in seeing the field closed, make it a hard task to accomplish, but Colonel Roscoe Turner (played by Colonel Roscoe Turner who was always billed with his rank) is on hand to help.
Indians pick off the members of a posse lost in the desert.
A student accused of tattling fights to regain her classmates' trust.
This 13 chapter serial is based on the comic strip character Ace Drummond created by Eddie Rickenbacker. Ace is a 'G-Man of the sky' working out of Washington D.C. He is sent to Mongolia to find out why a mysterious villain known only as 'The Dragon' is trying to prevent the newly formed International Airways from setting up an airport there. Ace meets Peggy Trainor (Jean Rogers) who is searching for her archaeologist father who has disappeared. Together they search for answers to the puzzles.
Rod Drew has been sent to find a missing miner and his daughter. He is joined by old friend Wabi whom he has to rescue from card cheats that framed him for murder. Later they find a skeleton and a map to a mine. When they put the map into a safe, a LaRocque henchman sees them. LaRocque wants the map and captures the Mountie sent to get Wabi. His man then dressed as the Mountie captures Rod and Wabi.
A young mechanic gets a job with a small airline, which he helps win a mail contract. A rival airline plots to destroy it in order to get the contracts for itself.
Tom Wayne rescues Clancy, Renard and Schmidt in the Arabian desert and they join him in going after El Shasta, a bad guy who is never seen as he tries to wipe out the Foreign Legion.
A pack train led by Kit Carson is attacked by Kraft and his Mystery Riders, who want a government shipment of gold carried by the wagons. Carson manages to hide the gold, but must confront the Mystery Riders time after time in order to prevent them from finding and carrying away the treasure.
Winters is after the Brand ranch and his man Brett who is foreman there is rustling the Brand stock. But Tom is on to their game and breaks up their attempt to buy the ranch. When they plan to rustle their horses, Tom must not only rescue Danny Brand who is their prisoner but stop the rustlers.
In this silent film, a Mexican Robin Hood harasses corrupt Spanish invaders.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
Television movie based on the television series "The Rockford Files." Private Detective Jim Rockford is hired by his ex-wife Kit to investigate the murder of an aging film star.
A pilot, not picked up by CBS, about Rowena Powers, a strong-willed, 25-year-old free thinker who comes into immediate conflict with Lucas Cord, the dashing man who built and still runs the company she has inherited. Rowena fights the sale of company-owned property that is home to an Indian tribe wh
Forced to leave their own planet when their sun collides with it, a group of aliens crash-land on Earth and establish a base in Witch Mountain. Later, two of its young members, Tia and Tony, leave the security of their colony to search for others of their kind. During their trek they befriend Jaso
The story of five retired senior citizens who ban together to battle crime. The pilot episode depicts their attempts to bust a dognapping ring that is operating in their Los Angeles neighborhood.
A series of humorous vignettes about ways that people's lives are affected by contact with a five-foot-high stuffed Snoopy dog.
The exploits of Max Caulpepper, the owner-operator of the Los Angeles-based Caulpepper Security Service. In the pilot episode, Max attempts to solve the murder of a friend--a murder he believes is linked to the theft of $20,000 from the Van Heuran Aircraft Company.
A sequel to "The Ransom of Red Chief." Drifters Sam and Billy again encounter the boy called Red Chief, this time while attempting to fleece a town out of $2000 with a phony rain-making machine.
A hillbilly-accented comedy about a feud that exists between two families, the Murdocks and the McClays. In the pilot episode, Calvin Murdock and Angus McClay, the family leaders, seek a way to discourage a romance between their children, Junior Murdock and Julianna McClay, a romance that could lead
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