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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 8, 1983|
|Born:||June 29, 1919||Cause of Death:||pneumonia|
|Birth Place:||Kingsberg, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Five couples check into a cheap motel on a Friday night. Among the guests are a football player who is a virgin and has hired a prostitute for the evening, and a couple who have been unfaithful to each other and argue about their room.
After taking part in a risky police operation intended to trap a serial murderer, Karen White witnesses something horrifying enough to trigger selective amnesia. Consumed by a series of violent nightmares, she decides to admit herself to a recovery center, but the other occupants may not be what they seem.
Country singer Jeff Conaway, giving a concert at a local prison, is kidnapped by a pair of female convicts (Betty Thomas and Mari Gorman) who plan to use him as their ticket out of stir. This free-wheeling comedy, packed with familiar TV faces, was an off-beat entry from the producers and crew of th
A sinister force permeating a secluded mountain estate convinces the nurse/companion of rock star Parker Stevenson, who has had a nervous collapse, that the house is alive and determined to keep her prisoner.
Jack Albertson is a retired railroad worker whose dream of crossing the country in a hot air balloon is encouraged by his grandson, who decides to go along for the ride despite the misgivings of his widowed mother whose plans to remarry have left him disenchanted. This light-hearted family adventure
A country music star leads different lifestyles at home and on the road.
A hired gun takes his job so seriously he ends up facing off against the rancher who hired him.
Sun Valley provides the backdrop to this story of a downhill ski racer who seeks to make a comeback after being branded a loser and the ski bunny who helps him regain his self-respect. David Soul, who stars as skier Jesse Swan, co-produced the film.
In the days after Pearl Harbor, Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion.
Rival salvage parties enter an upside down ocean liner in search of treasure.
The story of Gary Thomas Rowe Jr., who worked undercover for the FBI to infiltrate a Klan klavern in his Alabama hometown, later testifying as a key prosecution witness during the trial of several klansmen and writing about it in his book, "My Undercover Years with the Ku Klux Klan." Filmed in the s
Killer bees extend their territory into the U.S., with devastating effect.
After a sheriff tires of his job, he retires to what he thinks will be a quiet life on a ranch. But he soon gets involved with saving some local homesteaders from a corrupt land grabber.
Confederate veterans of the last battle of the Civil War set out to find a hidden treasure: diamonds hidden in a cave. However, the soldiers find out that the cave is guarded by a covey of hawks - and they begin to suspect that the hawks might actually be agents of the Devil, in disguise.
The story of two cowboys, Chad Kimbrough, a seasoned veteran, and Albie McRae, an ambitious tenderfoot, as they team up to tackle the rough but rewarding professional rodeo circuit. In the pilot episode, set in Denver, Chad and Albie find trouble as a pretty young rodeo groupie takes a shine to Chad
Anthony Falcon is a billionaire. After he dies, he leaves his entire estate to his Italian nephew, Guido Falcone, a mechanic who wishes to be a cowboy. To get his inheritance, he has to go to California and within a specified time or the estate will fall under the control of the executor, John Cutler, who wishes that to happen. And it might just happen, cause Guido doesn't like to fly, so by the time he gets to America, he will just have enough time to get there. But running into some undesirable individuals, he loses all of his money and has to find a way to get there. Cutler has also sent Rosie Jones to try to get Guido to sign a paper, wherein he relinquishes all claims to the estate but she instead falls for him.
Wild Bill Hickok returns to the West to hunt down an albino buffalo that haunts his dreams.
A cavalry outpost in the Wild West of 19th Century USA is in need of horses. The captain of the outpost gets word that they're to receive a shipment of fine Arabians. What he gets is a shipment of...camels.
When Carrol Jo Hummer returns from fighting in Vietnam, he returns to Tucson, Arizona where he intends to become an independent trucker. After borrowing money to buy his own truck, he finds that he is expected to smuggle goods during his runs in order to help pay off his debt. Unwilling to participate in the illegal activities, Carrol and his wife are threatened by thugs and he has to fight back against the corruption.
A young Texas Man who saw his father get killed by a group of bandits, decides years later to go to work for the Pony Express. But he is not just working around the country to deliver mail, he is actually finding the bandits who murdered his father.
An amiable Western about an itinerant horse trader who travels the frontier in 1880 with his orphaned nine-year-old nephew in quest of the boy''s prize Arabian mare, stolen by a ruthless bounty hunter. Pilot to a prospective series.
America''s foremost woman athlete won two Olympic track-and-field gold medals in 1932 and went on to become a world champion golfer. This traces her development as an athlete, her battles to be accepted in sports, her marriage to wrestler-turned-promoter George Zaharias, and her losing struggle with cancer.
When her car breaks down, a jazz singer is held hostage by a deranged Elvis impersonator.
Two bumbling outlaws try to help a trio of orphans protect their gold strike.
Two modern cowboys turn to rustling cattle.
Lovable old salt who operates a salvage tug, and his pal, the gal who runs a waterfront cafe, clash with the unscrupulous dock foreman who is trying to throw his weight around in this pilot to a prospective series for Borgnine.
Two bootleggers are out for revenge against the moonshiners who killed their grandfather, and determined to get their liquor to Memphis before them.
A black sheriff takes on a corrupt town boss and a sultry saloon singer.
A pilot film about a fugitive gunfighter, disguised as a preacher, who is faced with defending townspeople at the mercy of a crooked land baron.
The legendary outlaw clashes with his former best friend, now the sheriff.
Teenage hitchhiker Ginger is picked up by a traveling salesman named Joe. He finds himself charmed by her free-spirited world view and she is drawn to his old-fashioned values, resulting in a new friendship.
The further adventures of those teenaged newlyweds of the Old West who were introduced in the TV-movie "Lock, Stock and Barrel" (1971), with Sally Field taking over the role originated by Belinda Montgomery in this pilot film.
When his crew quits, a veteran cattleman trains schoolboys for the big drive.
Shaken by the death of his wife and the disappearance of his young sons while he spent four years in prison, a simple man tries to rebuild his life while searching for the missing boys.
Jesus Christ is reborn, to a father who is a strict Southern Baptist. As a teenager, Jesus rebels against his rigid upbringing. He joins a biker gang, experiments with LSD, and leads a trip west to fight the establishment.
When a bank robbery goes bad, an ex-con and his wife take it on the lam.
Western hokum about Mexican bandit-folk hero Joaquin Murieta here shown to be a frontier Robin Hood, fighting a bunch of ruthless hombres and, with three cohorts righting wrongs done to harassed pioneers. Filmed in 1969, it was initially shown theatrically outside the United States in 1970 under the
A legendary western outlaw with satanic powers, being escorted to justice by a homesteading couple, uses hypnosis to possess the wife's soul and to help him make his getaway.
A young soldier's resilience is tested and his loyalties divided when he joins the French Foreign Legion during the Algerian uprising against France.
In this Western series pilot (unrealized), an alcoholic drifter finds himself unchallenged in his run for sheriff in a small town, but campaigning means that he must find the killer of a visiting preacher.
A temperamental rodeo star tries to win back his family.
Bitter over his wife's death due to what he believes was army negligence, Capt. Viktor Kaleb deserts the cavalry and disappears into the southwestern wasteland. But when marauding Apaches set up a stronghold just out of the cavalry's reach in Mexico, Kaleb is given amnesty in exchange for leading a small band of especially trained soldiers to wipe out the Indian stronghold.
A prospector creates a thriving stagecoach stop at the site of a spring.
A young man hiding from the law takes refuge in a summer camp for blind children.
A retired gangster has to pull off a hit when his daughter is kidnapped.
Actor Jack Albany, who plays gangsters on TV, is mistaken for notorious hit-man Ace, and is hired by mob boss Leo Smooth to pull a heist, but Jack must find a way out of it.
An Oregon ranchhand finds that his mountain cabin has been appropriated by a woman and her son.
In A Western town a US Marshall corrals the townsfolk to take a stance and fight a gang boss who terrorizes them.
A seasoned conman teaches a young Army deserter the tricks of the trade.
Bounty hunters team to track down the man who disfigured both of them.
An aging Naval officer leads his men against the Japanese after Pearl Harbor.
Cavalry misfits cross the Mexican border to destroy an Indian outpost.
Cavalry officers fight over how to handle Indian relations.
A mad United States General orders an air strike against Russia.
An outlaw seeks revenge on the old friend who betrayed him.
A green Cavalry lieutenant learns the ropes fast when he''''s shipped out West.
A Confederate veteran helps the survivors of a Union wagon train.
A tough sheep farmer battles the local cattle baron for land and a beautiful woman.
In Dakota territory in the 1870s, White Bull, a young Sioux, proves his manhood by catching and training a wild colt he names Tonka. When a cruel cousin claims the horse as the privilege of rank, White Bull lets Tonka go. The horse ends up in the hands of a captain in the US cavalry about the time that Sitting Bull gathers the tribes to confront the growing US presence, epitomized by the bigoted General Custer. All paths, including those of White Bull and Tonka, lead to the confluence of the Little and Big Horn rivers.
A sheriff tries to find the man who killed his predecessor.
A Union spy tries to destroy the Confederacy''''s rail system.
Notorious outlaw Clay Anderson and gang rob the town bank and flee in separate directions. Riding hard, Clay's horse goes lame and he is forced to pull-up at a nearby farm. He soon discovers that the place belongs to local preacher Hollis Jarret, his new wife, and a son from a previous marriage. Clay, posing as a weary traveler, tries to insinuate himself into a secure hideout, but the reverend isn't fooled. He agrees to allow Clay to remain at the farm for a few days, but his motive isn't the preservation of his family's safety. Hollis reasons that, with time, patience and a lot of faith, he can convince the outlaw to turn over a new leaf. But Clay's criminal tendencies may run deeper than the preacher had imagined...
Two brothers end up on opposite sides of the law in the old West.
Scout and wagon-train guide Kirby Randolph (John Payne) hates all Indians, particularly Kiowa Chief Satank (George Keymas), whose massacre of an entire wagon-train of settlers led by Kirby, has led to his ostracism and neither he nor his pal Sam Beekman (Slim Pickens) can get jobs. Aurelie St. Clair (Faith Domergue), who owns half of an ammunition shipment for sale in Santa Fe to Mexican insurrectionaries, protests when he partner Jess Griswold (Rod Cameron) hires Kirby and Sam as guides. When Kirby saves them all from a wild horse stampede instigated by Satank, she changes her mind and she and Kirby fall in love, although Kirby does not realize she is half-Indian. Jess, who is also in love with Aurelie and wanting to get rid of Kirby, sends his servant Chavez (Anthony Caruso) to Satank offering to deliver Kirby to the Chief in return for safe passage for the wagon train. But, Satank plans to get both Kirby and the wagon train.
Texas hero Jim Bowie defends against Mexican general Santa Ana.
Ex-cavalry buddies, Rex and Slim, band together to capture a wild stallion, solve a murder and thwart the killers from cheating a boy out of his inheritance.
A mild mannered law student doesn''''t know what he''''s in for when he gets himself elected sheriff in a frontier town run by an outlaw gang.
Anchor is building a railroad and to get cheap labor he gets Black Hawk's Indians to attack and burn the incoming wagon train. This forces the settlers to work for Anchor and he pays them in devalued scrip. When Rex figures out Anchor's swindle, Anchor gets Black Hawk to capture him. When Anchor turns on Black Hawk and shoots him, Black Hawk gets a chance to repay a debt to Rex.
John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William Priest is involved variously in revealing the real identity of Lucy Lake, reliving his Civil War memories, preventing the lynching of a youth and contesting the elections with Yankee Horace K. Maydew.
Baxter is transporting counterfeit bills across the border in the bottom of fox cages. When veterinarian Allen places the fox ranch under quarantine tying up the bills, Baxter's plan to get at the money means trouble.
The Hurley's own a lumber mill and want to harvest all the timber in the valley. They kill the Forester and substitute their brother Dusty in his place. Dusty then says all the trees are infected and must be cut down. But Rex Allen is suspicious and writes to the Forestry Department.
One-time cavalry officer Rex Allen, between jobs as a star rodeo rider, is asked by his former commanding officer, Colonel Bigelow, to help settle a dispute between the army and local ranchers. The cavalry has commandeered a large parcel of land needed to test their newly-designed tank and prominent rancher Jenson has encited the locals to rebel at this intrusion. It is up to Rex and his sidekick, Slim, to thwart Jenson and convince the residents that these army tests are essential.
Oklahoma lad grows up to become America''''s favorite humorist.
A cattle buyer gets mixed up in a brutal war over water rights.
A Confederate troop makes a last desperate attempt to build up an army in the West.
The story, set ten years after Mark Twain's immortal penning of "Tom Sawyer," finds Tom heading west when the river life no longer excites him. He unexpectably encounters his old friend Huckleberry Finn and the two join forces to seek adventure. The would-be series was to follow their various advent
The exploits of Jake Rudd, sheriff of Fox County, a rural town near San Antonio, Texas. The pilot episode depicts Jake's attempts to find the people responsible for the murder of a friend--an attorney who was about to reveal some important information.
The program salutes the golden age of television westerns.
A three-part fantasy about a retired movie stuntman and his nephew who acquire a mysterious colt born with wings.
Misc. Crew (special)
A variety show featuring country-western music, songs, and comedy sketches.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A traditional sagebrush saga based on two novels by Louis L'Amour, the foremost Western author on the contemporary scene, and the first dramatized for television of the seventy-four he has written (eleven are about the Sackett family). This four-hour movie focuses on the three Sackett brothers in Ne
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