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|Also Known As:||Died:||May 26, 1952|
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|Birth Place:||London, Ontario, CA||Profession:||Director ...|
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Director (feature film)
Fire chief Amos McCarthy (Vernon Dent), a confirmed misogynist, counsels his nephew Harry Howells (Harry Langdon) to avoid matrimony at all costs. Still, the lovestruck Harry is determined to marry his sweetheart Ethel (Natalie Kingston). All that changes, though, when it turns out Ethel is a faithless gold-digger. Disillusioned, Harry spends the night in his uncle's fire house to try and forget his troubles... until the clamor of a fire alarm presents the bumbling Harry with a chance to be a hero.
Low-life Harry falls in love with sweet Betty who inspires him to improve himself so he can marry her. He enters a $25,000 cross-country hiking contest. After many adventures he wins, pays off his father Amos's mortgage and marries Betty.
Cast (feature film)
Art Department (feature film)
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An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
A showgirl and a crooked lawyer try to break with a powerful mob boss.
True story of Australian opera singer Marjorie Lawrence and her battle against polio.
Epic dramatization of the Pilgrims'''' journey to the new world on the Mayflower.
A Kansas farm girl dreams herself into a magical land where she must fight a wicked witch to escape.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
In this classic 19th-century romance, a kept woman runs off with a young admirer in search of love and happiness.
A lady tugboat captain tries to help two young lovers come together.
Classic tale of the dashing Frenchmen fighting to save their country from Cardinal Richelieu.
An examination of race relations in America through the experiences of O.J. Simpson. During his football career, high-profile endorsements, acting and broadcasting careers, and his trial for the murders of his former wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, in 1994, for which he was acq
Documentary that explores the sociopolitical climate surrounding the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. The program explores the zeitgeist and happenings of the day, including the call by African-American activist professor Harry Edwards for a boycott by the U.S. Olympic team to change the percept
A documentary that revisits the major events of 1968: the Tet Offensive in Vietnam; the assasinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy; the "police riot" at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago; a near-revolution in France; and the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia.
Examines the political and social landscapes of 1968 by combining archival footage with interviews of many key witnesses of the year's pivotal events, including the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia and th
Documentary that emphasizes personal stories, struggles and achievements of African-American athletes. More than 100 years of events are chronicled, using moments in American history as a backdrop for African-American achievements. Part 1 covers the years 1875-1950; Part 2, 1950 to the present. More
Profile of and tribute to tennis player and humanitarian Arthur Ashe, who died from complications related to AIDS in February 1993. Uses archival footage, including interviews with Ashe, as well as original interviews with his friends and peers.
Discussion among six African-Americans, offering their insights on the impact of race in the O.J. Simpson court hearings -- as it pertains to Americans' perceptions of crime, interracial relations, and the Black male. Man-on-the-street interviews, footage from the court proceedings, and viewer call-
Five programs examining the Renaissance, when 15th and 16th century European civilization underwent an intellectual upheaval that affected virtually every aspect of society and laid the foundation for the emergence of the modern Western world.
A program that uses a combination of town meeting and four short video essays to help American voters make determinations on the issues of race and poverty during the 1992 presidential campaign.
A news special examining the scientific and sports controversy surrounding the belief that for social, cultural and perhaps even genetic reasons, blacks might be better athletes than whites. Sports personalities, noted scientists and sociologists are interviewed.
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