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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 21, 1989|
|Born:||February 24, 1909||Cause of Death:||heart failure|
|Birth Place:||Pennsylvania, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Two small-town sisters go to Hollywood and find themselves seduced by the glamour of the big time and big money as high-priced professional escorts.
A remake of Kipling's all-time adventure classic that starred Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew and Melvyn Douglas in 1937 and told of a spoiled rich kid who grows up fast under the care of a crusty sea captain after falling overboard from his father's ship.
When a successful psychiatrist begins to lose touch with reality, he begins having an affair with one of his patients.
A lawyer running for district attorney starts turning into a large sheep dog at awkward moments.
A comedy Western involving a rotten outlaw whose villainy knows no bounds, a pretty but bubbleheaded schoolmarm who tries to reform him, and an egotistical singing marshal out to capture him. This feature-length film was the second pilot to an unrealized series called "Sheriff Who?" in which the bad
After he''''s rejected for World War II service, a man recruits other 4-Fs to help him fight the Nazis.
A widow and a widower have to contend with hostile children when they fall in love.
A young delinquent tries to redeem himself by working on a tuna boat.
An aspiring actor gets a job with a broken-down theatre company.
Biographical account of the people and events leading up to the killing of 7 members of Bugsy Moran's Northshide Chicago gang February 14, 1929.
The Americans and Russians each have a two-person base on the Moon The Americans have had to keep replacing their astronaut teams because they quickly go crazy; they have been using only male astronauts on the unspoken assumption that this would avoid any possibility of impropriety. The Russians, as godless Communists, are under no such constraints, and their male-female team has remained well-adjusted At the start of the film, a male and female American astronaut team is sent up to replace the sex-starved all-male team. The government insists on them being married first to preserve morality. Most of the story revolves around the eventual consummation of this marriage of convenience, and around their relationship with their Russian neighbors, who keep casually dropping by.
A woman who writes steamy novels has to live out her heroine''''s adventures to sell books.
The archvillains of The United Underworld - The Catwoman, The Joker, The Riddler and The Penguin - combine forces to dispose of Batman and Robin as they launch their fantastic plot to control the entire world. From his submarine, Penguin and his cohorts hijack a yacht containing a superdehydrator, which can extract all moisture from humans and reduce them to particles of dust. The evildoers turn the 9 Security Council members in the United World Building into 9 vials of multicolored crystals! Batman and Robin track the villains in their Batboat and use Batcharge missles to force the sub to surface.
A scientist proves that he can domesticate a lion, but nobody seems to believe him.
Dr. Goldfoot hopes to ensnare the fortunes of the world's wealthiest men with the aid of the beautiful bikini-clad robots he manufactures in his laboratory.
A former Notre Dame football star crash lands over a mythical Arabian country while on spy mission to the USSR. He is then forced by the football-obsessed king of that country to coach their football team and falls in love with an American reporter covering stories there.
A rich orphan chooses among five look-alike uncles to find a guardian.
An inefficient hospital orderly wreaks havoc when he tries to help the patients.
An updated remake of It Started With Eve (1941). A young heiress is summoned to the bedside of her dying grandfather. The man's last wish is to meet her fiance, but problems arise when the fiance is delayed and a young chemical engineer is persuaded to take his place. When the grandfather suddenly (and secretly) recovers, he uses the situation to his advantage - playing matchmaker in an attempt to ensure his granddaughter's happiness.
A rock star's personal appearance turns a small town into a disaster area.
Barbara is in love with Norman, the man who looks after her poodle. But she has a secret, she''s the daughter of a wealthy society couple and worth more than Norman will ever make. When her mother, Phoebe, finds out about Barbara''s relationship, she sends Norman to work a series of increasingly humiliating jobs at the family''s department store. Norman tries to please his cruel boss, Mr. Quimby, and win Barbara''s hand in marriage.
A naval commander gets mixed up with a widow and her three children.
A timid chemist discovers a potion that unleashes his sleazy side.
Lester is a clumsy and awkward TV repair man who is nevertheless gifted technically. In helping out a friend, he is drawn into a mystery involving a missing heir in a rich family. He begins to notice little things, like how much those family portraits look like him. Surely..no..he can't be...can he ?
After exhaustive training, a police dog joins an arson investigation.
Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to the lot. But all that Morty ever finds is that he can cause havoc no matter what he does.
Ruth becomes the favourite of a pagan king but eventually flees to Israel.
A drama critic and his family try to adjust to life in the country.
Jerry Lewis is Kreton, a childish alien who, against his teacher's will leaves his planet to visit the Earth, and lands in the backyard of a famous television journalist who doesn't believe in U.F.O's and aliens. Wanting to study humans but not able to fully understand them, Kreton makes a mess out of it, generating a lot of comic situations.
Rock-n-roll promoter Alan Freed searches for a talent contest''''s mysterious winner.
A Jewish soldier faces anti-Semitism when he enlists to fight World War II.
A young Pop Star struggles with his singing career being "sinful" and his gospel roots that his grandfather who raised him instilled in his heart.
Sidney Pythias (Jerry Lewis) is the a bumbling janitor picked up by cop Darren McGavin as a teenage gang member worth saving from delinquency. With McGavin's help, Sidney works his way through the Police Academy to become a cop too.
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.
A kidnapped movie star falls for one of her captors.
An outlaw tries to make peace with his estranged son.
A gangster sets out to turn his girlfriend into a rock star.
International spies kidnap a doctor''''s son when he stumbles on their assassination plot.
A cowardly tenderfoot goes west to help the son of his father''''s best friend.
A murder witness masquerades as a twelve-year-old to escape the killers.
The famed vaudevillian puts his children in the act to keep the family together when his wife dies.
A uranium prospector is eating a peanut butter sandwich in the desert where atom bomb tests are being done. He becomes radioactive, and helps the FBI break up an enemy spy ring.
The Secret Service investigates a fleet of gambling ships.
Sandy Doyle (Harrington Reynolds), gambler and political chief of a small border town, seeks to gain control of the Bar-X Ranch, owned by Rufe Rickson (Joseph Girard), to further some undercover activities of his own. He counts on Rickson's inability to stay away from gambling as the means to his ultimate success. Government investigator Oliver Shea (Milton Frome) and his assistant, Dan Haggerty (Vince Barnett), start a fight in Doyle's place when they see Rickson being cheated and are invited to the Bar-X where Oliver and Helen Rickson (Dorothy Page), Rufe's daughter, discover interest in each other and Dan finds himself pursued by Bell (Lynn Mayberry), the ranch cook. Sheriff Larson (Frank Ellis) brings the prize money for the $5,000 race of the Rodeo Association, and that night it is stolen from her safe. The next day, Doyle says it was paid to him by Rickson for a gambling debt. Realizing that she must be free in order to prove her father's innocence, and that now her horse, Snowy, must win the race, Helen confesses to the theft and makes good her escape. Her sleuthing establishes that Doyle has been engaged in ore-smuggling activities, and his intent to gain the Bar-X is because the ranch offers a perfect crossing place for his gang, who salt the smuggled silver into a non-productive mine and ship it to the Mint as domestic production.
The misadventures of a married couple with conflicting careers: Fran, the wife, a doctor, and Paul, her husband, a real estate broker. The pilot episode relates Fran's efforts to surprise Paul with an intimate dinner for their wedding anniversary.
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