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James Garner
April 7, 1928 - July 19, 2014 (age 86)
James Garner (April 7, 1928 – July 19, 2014) was an American actor, producer, and voice artist. He starred in several television series over more than five decades, including such popular roles as Bret Maverick in the 1950s western comedy series Maverick and Jim Rockford in The Rockford Files, and played leading roles in more than 50 theatrical films, including The Great Escape (1963) with Steve... full bio
The Notebook
[2004]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 3min
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A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.
Maverick
[1994]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 2h 7min
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Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.
The Great Escape
[1963]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, History | 2h 52min
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Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
The Ultimate Gift
[2006]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family, Romance | 1h 54min
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A deceased billionaire leaves his spoiled adult grandson a series of odd tasks to perform in order to receive "the ultimate gift," with the resentful grandson having no idea what that might be.
My Fellow Americans
[1996]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy | 1h 41min
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Two former U. S. Presidents, hated rivals, join forces to expose the current, corrupt President at the risk of their lives.
Video | Action, Animation, Short | 25min
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Superman finds a foe who may be too powerful even for him to defeat in the murderous Black Adam. Fortunately, Black Adam's real target is the Earth's Mightiest Mortal--Captain Marvel.
Victor Victoria
[1982]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Music, Musical | 2h 12min
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A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
Video | Action, Adventure, Animation | 1h 3min
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An anthology of DC Showcase stories consisting of a new Superman/Shazam feature and extended versions of older shorts.
The Children's Hour
[1961]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 48min
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A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians.
Support Your Local Sheriff!
[1969]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Romance | 1h 32min
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In the old west, a man becomes a sheriff just for the pay, figuring he can decamp if things get tough. In the end, he uses ingenuity instead.
The Rockford Files
[1974]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h
The cases of an easy going ex-convict turned private investigator.
Murphy's Romance
[1985]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 47min
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Emma is a divorced woman with a teen-aged son who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the widowed town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex-husband shows up, needing a place to stay. The three of them form an intricate circle, with Emma's son liking Murphy but desperately wanting his father back.
Grand Prix
[1966]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sport | 2h 56min
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American Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his Jordan-BRM racing team after a crash at Monaco that injures his British teammate, Scott Stoddard. While Stoddard struggles to recover, Aron begins to drive for the Japanese Yamura team, and becomes romantically involved with Stoddard's estranged wife.
Sunset
[1988]
 
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Movie | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 42min
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Tom Mix and Wyatt Earp team up to solve a murder at the Academy Awards in 1929 Hollywood.
Tank
[1984]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Drama | 1h 53min
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Sergeant Major Zak Carey is serving what is his final tour of duty at an Army base in Clemens, Georgia. Zak doesn't like the way the Army keeps the base and the bar is not what he's accustomed to. So he goes off base to get a beer. When he goes to the bar one of the local prostitutes tries to come on to Zak but Zak turns her down. That's when the deputy who appears to be her pimp beating her up. That's... see more
Barbarians at the Gate
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 1h 47min
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The president of a major tobacco company decides to buy the company himself, but a bidding war ensues as other companies make their own offers.
Support Your Local Gunfighter
[1971]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance, Western | 1h 31min
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A con artist arrives in a mining town controlled by two competing companies. Both companies think he's a famous gunfighter and try to hire him to drive the other out of town.
The Americanization of Emily
[1964]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, War | 1h 55min
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An American naval officer's talent for living the good life in wartime is challenged when he falls in love and is sent on a dangerous mission.
Move Over, Darling
[1963]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 43min
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After five years lost at sea, a missing wife thought long dead returns just after her husband remarries.
The Thrill of It All
[1963]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 48min
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A housewife's sudden rise to fame as a soap spokesperson leads to chaos in her home life.
Streets of Laredo
[1995]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Western | 5h
Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a distance with a rifle. Joined by his old compadre Pea Eye, it is a long ride to south Texas and the Mexican side of the border, where the past, in the form of Maria Garza, Joey's mother, haunts Call.
36 Hours
[1964]
 
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Movie | Thriller, War | 1h 55min
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Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over, so that they can get details about the Allied invasion of Europe out of him.
Hour of the Gun
[1967]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 40min
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Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.
Marlowe
[1969]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 36min
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A young woman from Kansas hires LA private detective Philip Marlowe to find her missing brother.
Duel at Diablo
[1966]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 43min
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In Apache territory, a supply army column heads for the next fort, an ex-scout searches for the killer of his Indian wife, and a housewife abandons her husband in order to re-join her Apache lover's tribe.
God, the Devil and Bob
[2000]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy | 30min
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God has made a bet with the Devil: if one human of the Devil's choosing can't prove that humanity is decent, God will scrap all of creation and start over. The Devil chooses Detroit car assembly line worker Bob Alman. Now Bob has to live a decent life with no hints from God and constant temptation from the Devil.
One Special Night
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 32min
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Robert, a general contractor, is visiting his ailing wife in a nursing home. When it's time for him to leave, he has problems getting a taxi home, because of an intense snow storm. Catherine, one of the doctors, offers him a ride. However, because of the snow, their car gets stuck, requiring them to overnight in an empty cabin nearby. They talk and bond, but afterwards seem to have difficulty beginning... see more
The Fan
[1981]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 1h 35min
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Douglas, a record salesman, is an obsessive fan of actress Sally Ross. When his letters are rejected, he strikes out at her and her loved ones.
Maverick
[1957]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Western | 1h
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Bret and Bart Maverick are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game.
Dead Silence
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 1h 45min
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A veteran FBI agent negotiates the release of a bus-load of hearing-impaired school-children taken hostage by 3 desperate escaped convicts.
Legalese
[1998]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Romance | 1h 32min
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When a sexy actress is charged with murder, a charming celebrity lawyer uses trickery to defend her against the press as well as the prosecution.
My Name Is Bill W.
[1989]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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This film reconstructs the true story of stockbroker William Griffith Wilson, a World War I veteran whose small drinking problem becomes a serious addiction after he loses his fortune in the stock market collapse of 1929. Wilson's career and his domestic life are in tatters when he meets Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith also struggling with a drinking problem. The two form a support group that becomes the... see more
Skin Game
[1971]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance, Western | 1h 42min
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In 1857, con man Quincy Drew and his black friend Jason O'Rourke swindle slave owners into buying Jason, who's a free man, and later share the profits when Jason escapes captivity.
Boys' Night Out
[1962]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 55min
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Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children and TV-dinners. In secret, they get themselves an apartment with a beautiful young woman, Kathy, for romantic rendezvous. But Kathy does not tell them that she is a sociology student researching the sexual life... see more
Up Periscope
[1959]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Romance | 1h 52min
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In 1942, Navy Lieutenant Kenneth Braden from the underwater demolition team is sent to a Japanese island to photograph secret radio codes.
They Only Kill Their Masters
[1972]
 
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Movie | Mystery, Romance, Thriller | 1h 37min
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California small town police chief investigates a suspicious death involving the victim's own dog that presumably killed its owner.
Mister Buddwing
[1966]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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An amnesiac wanders the streets of Manhattan, trying to solve the mystery of who he is.
The Wheeler Dealers
[1963]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 47min
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Big time Texas Wheeler Dealer (Ivy league educated, but plays dumb) runs out of money and goes to NYC to raise 1.5 million.
Darby's Rangers
[1958]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, War | 2h 1min
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The lives, loves, and battles of fictional characters in the Army's First Ranger Battalion during WWII.
A Man Called Sledge
[1970]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 33min
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In the Old West, a gunfighting outlaw connives his way into a prison in hopes of getting his hands on a large shipment of gold stored there.
Cash McCall
[1960]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 42min
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Cash McCall is a young and slick business man who buys failing businesses and resells them. Grant Austen's Plastics is even more of a prize to Cash, for Cash is also making a bid for Austen's beautiful daughter, Lory. This is Cash's toughest deal ever.
HealtH
[1980]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 45min
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A parody and satire of the U.S. political scene of the time, HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.
Roughing It
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 3h 5min
A teenaged Mark Twain travels to the American West during the "Gold Rush" days in search of fortune and his destiny.
Breathing Lessons
[1994]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 33min
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A married couple review their lives and renew their love for one another while driving to a friend's funeral.
How Sweet It Is!
[1968]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 39min
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Photographer Grif Henderson is assigned a photo shoot in Paris. He decides to take his wife, Jenny, and his hippie son, Davey, with him on the shoot. Everything gets mucked up when she rents a house that unknowingly belongs to a French lawyer. She must fend off his charms and stay true to Grif. Meanwhile, Grif tries to stay faithful to Jenny while on the shoot.
Decoration Day
[1990]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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A cantankerous widower (Garner) who is virtually living the life of a recluse is forced to rejoin his community when his Godchild (Skaggs) gets in trouble and a childhood friend (Cobbs), a black tenant farmer, refuses to belatedly accept the Medal of Honor for bravery in World War II.
Promise
[1986]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 37min
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When his mother dies, Bob not only inherits her house, but also the custody of his younger brother, who suffers from schizophrenia and epilepsy. At the age of 21, Bob promised to look after his brother. Although he has barely seen him in the many years since then and strives against the commitment, he doesn't dare to put him in a home either.
The Last Debate
[2000]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
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Four members of the media are chosen as moderator and panel for the single televised debate of presidential candidates one week before the election. These four use the debate forum as never before, resulting in what critics call a hijacking of the electoral process.
One Little Indian
[1973]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Family, Western | 1h 30min
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On the run from the Cavalry, a man tries to disappear while accompanied by two camels and a runaway boy. His escape is made harder when he meets a widow and her daughter who may turn him in.
TV Movie | Mystery | 2h
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An aging easygoing private eye is hired to protect an actress whose latest movie is being boycotted by a group of religious fanatics.
The Art of Love
[1965]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 39min
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Struggling artist fakes his own death so his works will increase in value.
TV Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 2h
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The famed P.I. works to uncover facts of the death of a wealthy socialite whose two grown children are accused of murdering her. Complicating matters are Rockford's omnipresent "friend" Angel, and Rockford's ex-wife Kit, a lawyer who represents the children.
TV Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 32min
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When Jim is arrested in the death of a rival private investigator, it is left to Jim to prove his own innocence, with the help of Jess Wilding, an old friend of Rocky's, which Jim never knew about.
The Castaway Cowboy
[1974]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Family, Western | 1h 31min
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A Texas cowboy is rescued at sea by a 12-year-old boy. While he waits to return home, he decides to help out his rescuer's family.
First Monday
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
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Each Supreme Court term begins on the first Monday in October. Currently, the Court's evenly divided between conservatives and liberals. Moderate Justice Joseph Novelli has just joined them. The show follows their cases and lives.
The Glitter Dome
[1984]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 34min
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Two Hollywood homicide cops investigating a murder stumble upon a child-pornography ring.
TV Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 2h
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After a quiet fishing trip, Rockford is tricked into taking over a fellow PI's case involving alleged Police misconduct, which lands him in the hospital, hounded by a beautiful reporter, and out of favor with the entire Police Deapartment. Meanwhile Angel tries to cash in on the publicity by selling a movie about Rockford's life.
Space
[1985]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 3h
A 13-hour mini-series detailing James A. Michner's fictional account of the American space program from the years after World War II to the Apollo landings on the moon in the early 1970's.
Bret Maverick
[1981]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Western | 1h
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Set in Sweetwater, Arizona in the 1880s with solid citizen Bret owning a ranch and part of the Red Ox Saloon. Stable cast with varying stories, often centered on conflict between the ambitious sheriff and everyone else.
A Man Could Get Killed
[1966]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Thriller | 1h 37min
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At Lisbon airport, an American businessman is mistaken for a British secret-agent, by friend and foe alike, with hilarious consequences.
Heartsounds
[1984]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h 8min
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New York urologist Harold Lear gets a taste of his own medicine when he suffers a heart attack and is confronted with a medical institution which doesn't seem equipped to help. Wife Martha steps in to fight the system and get a measure of service and compassion. Ultimately the greatest battle is not waged against the medical profession, however, but against Lear's own failing body and his own mortal... see more
The Pink Jungle
[1968]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1h 44min
Directed by:
A South-American fashion photo shoot turns into a diamond mine seeking adventure for an American photographer and his model.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 34min
Directed by:
The New Maverick
[1978]
 
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TV Movie | Western | 1h 40min
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Gambling brothers Bret (James Garner) and Bart Maverick (Jack Kelly) are, as usual, hot on the trail of a fast buck when they find themselves partnered with the eager-but-inexperienced Ben Maverick (Charles Frank, son of their British-born cousin, Beau Maverick.
Nichols
[1971]
 
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TV Series | Western | 1h
Created by:
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In 1914, Nichols, a soldier, sick of killing, returns to his Arizona home town, named after his family, and is strong-armed into serving as sheriff by the Ketcham clan, who run the area. Nichols, who doesn't believe in toting a gun, scoots around via a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The Ketchams install as deputy their relative, Mitch Mitchell. The nasty deputy has a dog named Slump, and Mitchell is very... see more
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
Directed by:
Action on the Beach
[1964]
 
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Documentary | 6min
Behind the scenes look at the D-Day special effects created in filming The Americanization of Emily (1964).
The Racing Scene
[1969]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 32min
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The story of James Garner's year with his racing team, from the time he bought the car, and assembled his team through Mexico, England, Florida and Canada.
The Hidden Dimension
[1997]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 39min
Directed by:
11 year old Elly unravels the clues found in letters from her grandfather...and discovers a normally unseen world of beauty and amazement that staggers the imagine.
TV Movie | Drama, Mystery | 2h
Directed by:
Jim Rockford must help a friend unjustly accused of child molestation.
TV Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 2h
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An friend of Jim's continues to seek his help for her murdered son, but when she winds up dead not long after an altercation with the mafia man, Jim must must do what it takes to put both her soul and her son's, at rest, himself.
TV Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 25min
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Out for an evening of fun, Jim finds Dennis' son homeless on the street. After giving him some money, lining up an apartment, and getting him a job, Jim soon finds out, as well as much to Dennis' dismay, that there is more wrong with Scotty than simply being on hard luck.
TV Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 2h
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Laid-back private eye Jim Rockford and his brown Pontiac Firebird become embroiled in another case when he runs across an old flame, blind psychologist Megan. Her no-good playboy cousin Patrick is involved with the Russian Mob, which puts everyone's life in danger. The weary Rockford must also deal with his old friend Angel, who is painting Jim's trailer to work off a debt.
The Making of 'Space Cowboys'
[2000]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
Documentary about the making of the sci-fi movie Space Cowboys.
Al Roach: Private Insectigator
[2004]
 
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Short Movie | Animation, Short | 7min
Directed by:
In the weeds behind the Hollywood sign, a colony of insects mirrors the golden era of Tinsel Town.
First Night
[2007]
 
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Short Movie | Drama, Short | 14min
Directed by:
A young man battles his first night of rehab, forcing him to accept the reality of how he got there and whom he's affected.
Sixty Years of Seduction
[1981]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Romance | 1h 40min
Directed by:
Documentary about Hollywood's glamourous stars, with comments from five actors on TV's edition studio.
Trumbo
[2015]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 2h 4min
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In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.
Atlantis: The Lost Empire
[2001]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Animation | 1h 35min
A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.
Space Cowboys
[2000]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 2h 10min
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When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space.
8 Simple Rules
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 30min
Created by:
The Hennessy clan -- mother Cate, daughters Bridget and Kerry, and son Rory -- look to one another for guidance and support after the death of Paul, the family patriarch. Cate's parents lend a hand.
Movie | Drama | 1h 56min
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After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends.
Battle for Terra
[2007]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Animation | 1h 25min
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A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.
The 87th Annual Academy Awards
[2015]
 
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TV Special | 3h 43min
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.
Fire in the Sky
[1993]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 49min
Directed by:
An Arizona logger mysteriously disappears for five days in an alleged encounter with a flying saucer in 1975.
The Distinguished Gentleman
[1992]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 52min
Directed by:
A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of the game and decides to fight back the only way he knows how, with a con.
Documentary | Biography, Documentary, Music | 1h 25min
Directed by: ,
The life and career of the legendary Hollywood insider, Shep Gordon.
I Am Bruce Lee
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 34min
Directed by:
Bruce Lee is universally recognized as the pioneer who elevated martial arts in film to an art form, and this documentary will reveal why Bruce Lee's flame burns brighter now than the day he died over three decades ago. The greatest martial artists, athletes, actors, directors, and producers in the entertainment business today will share their feelings about the one who started it all. We will interview... see more
Twilight
[1998]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 34min
Directed by:
A retired detective accepts a simple task, unaware that it will tear open old, forgotten, but deadly wounds.
Chicago Hope
[1994]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h
Created by:
The lives and trials of the staff of a major hospital in Chicago.
Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey
[2000]
 
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Documentary | Action, Biography, Documentary | 1h 40min
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Legendary martial artist Bruce Lee is the subject of this thoughtful documentary by Lee aficionado John Little. Using interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and action sequences from Lee's last (unfinished) film, Game of Death, Little paints a textured, complex portrait of the world's most famous action hero.
The Ultimate Life
[2013]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 45min
Directed by:
A billionaire with questionable priorities re-examines his life after discovering his grandfather's journal.
Video | Adventure, Animation, Family | 1h 24min
Directed by:
Littlefoot has been on many adventures before, but in this new edition to the Land Before Time series, the next adventure may change his life...forever.
I Am Steve McQueen
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 30min
Directed by:
I Am Steve McQueen" is told through the eyes of the people that knew him best including much of his family that followed his path into acting including son Chad, ("Karate Kid"), his grandson Steven ("Vampire Diaries"), granddaughter Molly ("Carjacked") and former wives Neile Adams McQueen ("This Could Be The Night"), Ali MacGraw ("Love Story"), and his widow former model Barbara Minty McQueen. Also... see more
The Carol Burnett Show
[1967]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Family | 1h
Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe.
Sayonara
[1957]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 27min
Directed by:
A US air force major in Kobe confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer.
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards
[2014]
 
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TV Special | 2h 7min
Directed by:
An awards ceremony honoring the best in American prime time television programming.
Dust to Glory
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Action, Adventure, Documentary | 1h 37min
Directed by:
A documentary on the Baja 1000, an annual off-road race held in Baja, Mexico that attracts hundreds of racers, their souped-up machines, and thousands of fans.
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h 45min
Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
[1967]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Music, Musical | 1h
Created by:
The original rapid fire sketch comedy show.
Sing Your Song
[2011]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary, Music | 1h 43min
Directed by:
Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.
Brando
[2007]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 2h 45min
Directed by:
The life and legacy of Marlon Brando and how he changed acting.
Biography
[1987]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h
Created by:
The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.
Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon
[2008]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary, Romance | 1h 25min
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The outrageous story of 1970s porn icon Jack Wrangler, and how he rose to the top of the gay, and then straight, adult film industry.
Cheyenne
[1955]
 
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TV Series | Western | 1h
Directed by:
After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women, and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.
The Howard Stern Radio Show
[1998]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show
Directed by:
Key bits and highlights from Stern's daily syndicated radio program.
Alias Jesse James
[1959]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance, Western | 1h 32min
Directed by:
The outlaw T.J. 'Jesse' James tries to kill insurance agent Milford Farnsworth who has been mistaken for him in order to collect on a big policy.
American Masters
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h 30min
Created by:
Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included Charles Chaplin, Helen Hayes, pop icon Andy Warhol, singer Billie Holiday and composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein.
Pioneers of Television
[2008]
 
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Mini Series | Documentary, History | 55min
A four-part documentary series focusing on the legends that helped launched TV and left lasting impression on sitcoms, talk shows, variety shows and game shows in television's early years.
HBO First Look
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, Short | 13min
Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.
TV Movie | Drama | 4h
Directed by:
A group of high school friends starts a rock band during the 1950's. The band gets popular and the labels approach them with their own ideas about the direction the band should take next. Will their pressure tear the band apart?
The March
[2013]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h
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The March is the feature documentary narrated by Denzel Washington about the renowned and historic 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend
[1957]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 27min
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In Medicine Bend, a crooked businessman has the town mayor and sheriff in his pocket while his henchmen raid the wagon trains passing through the region.
Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick
[1995]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 35min
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Documentary exploring the career of noted film directer William A. Wellman.
Documentary | Documentary
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A two-part, four-hour documentary series honoring African-American servicemen and women.
Toward the Unknown
[1956]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Romance | 1h 55min
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At the dawn of supersonic flight in the 1950s a group of Edwards Air Force Base experimental aircraft test pilots push themselves to the limit.
The 58th Annual Academy Awards
[1986]
 
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TV Special
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Donahue
[1967]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
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The precursor to all the daytime talk shows that arose during the 1980's and 90's. Phil Donahue's show started off similar to other shows of its day, featuring celebrities and musical acts, but he soon started pushing the envelope by discussing health and social topics previously considered taboo. Eventually, the popularity of this approach proved to be his downfall, as he was soon competing with host... see more
I've Got a Secret
[1952]
 
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TV Series | Family, Game-Show | 30min
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"I've Got a Secret" debuted on the heels of the successful "What's My Line?" Though "Secret" had somewhat similar rules, there were other elements that gave the show its own distinctive flavor. As with "Line," four celebrity panelists try to guess an unknown-to-them secret, which the contestant (or sometimes group of contestants) whispered in the host's ear; the secret was always shown to the television... see more
The Girl He Left Behind
[1956]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 43min
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College students Andy Shaeffer and Susan Daniels are pinned. While Susan works hard to put herself through college, Andy sponges off his parents, his mother, Madeline Shaeffer, who in particular will give him whatever he wants. In other words, Andy is a mama's boy, which he doesn't really realize. Andy and Susan have used the word love to describe their relationship, but Susan isn't sure if that's... see more
Video | 1h 55min
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Documentary on the 1838 Cherokee removal from the southeastern United States, dubbed the "Trail of Tears."
The Unbeatable Bruce Lee
[2001]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 54min
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A look at the life of superstar Bruce Lee.
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary, Music | 2h
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 31min
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Documentry about western movies from the early days with John Wayne to present day and to the end.
The Andy Williams Show
[1969]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Music | 1h
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Coming back to television after taking a year off, Andy Williams hosted this musical/comedy variety show. While his earlier programs had stuck with more traditional music, this new show embraced rock, flower power, and psychadelia whole-heartedly. Each broadcast usually included a few of Andy's classics, along with some regular comedy routines like Cookie Bear, Big Bird, and the humor songs of Ray... see more
Hollywood Greats
[1977]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, History | 40min
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Documentary series profiling various Hollywood stars of yesteryear and more recent times.
Documentary | 7min
This MGM short film focuses on cinematographer John M. Stephens and is a promotional piece for the forthcoming 'Ice Station Zebra (1968)'. Responsible for much of the underwater and other second unit photography, Stephens is a former U.S. Navy diver who also did much of the second unit photography for 'Grand Prix (1966)'. He is noted for creating unique equipment that provide spectacular shots.
The Bob Hope Show
[1952]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Family | 1h
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
[1956]
 
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TV Series | Music | 1h
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Dinah hosted this hour-long weekly for seven years. It featured Dinah and guest stars in a variety of songs, skits, production numbers. Also featured: her "See the USA in your Chevrolet" song and her warm kiss to all in conclusion.
The Tonight Show
[1962]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h 45min
Interim version of the talk show that aired between the departure of Jack Paar and the arrival of Johnny Carson.
The Dick Cavett Show
[1975]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
TV Land Moguls
[2004]
 
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Mini Series | Documentary
Created by:
Young Maverick
[1979]
 
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TV Series | Western | 1h
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Harvard-educated Ben Maverick was Bret Maverick's cousin and poured from the same mold. Nell McGarrahan was the romantic interest an Marshal Edge Troy saved Ben from too much trouble.
Legends of Baja
[2016]
 
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Documentary | Action, Documentary, Short | 15min
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Two titans of cinema face off on the Devil's Playground
The Eamonn Andrews Show
[1964]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show
Documentary | Documentary | 2h
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 3h
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A retrospective look at 60 years of great moments in film comedy, from the 1920s to the present.
Documentary | Documentary, Family
TV Special | News | 2h
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The Screen Actors Guild Awards are where the actors call the shots. With 13 categories, the voting is done all by actors. With both television and film categories, the best performances of the year are recognized.
Private Screenings
[1995]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show
The host of this series is noted writer and film historian Robert Osborne. Each episode consists of Osborne conducting an interview with an actor or actress of Hollywood's "Golden" era of the 1920s - 1960s. Clips of the artist's work in film are liberally included in the program.
Bruce Lee: In His Own Words
[1998]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 19min
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A collection of old interviews with Bruce Lee show us his beliefs, thoughts on fighting and what martial arts means to him.
Documentary | Documentary | 2h
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Henry Fonda is honored for his career in theater, television and film by friends, family, and co-workers.
TV Movie | Comedy
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A reunion of regular performers from the highly-successful 1968-1973 TV series.
James Bond: The First 21 Years
[1983]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h
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Return to 'The Great Escape'
[1993]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 24min
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A documentary reviewing the making of the film The Great Escape, as well as some of the historical details on which it was based.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 13min
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A behind the scenes look at the filming of Grand Prix (1966) and race day in Monaco. Included are shots of director John Frankenheimer and actors James Garner, Yves Montand, Brian Bedford and Eva Marie Saint. The close-ups of the actors driving were taken just prior to the race itself, which was also filmed. At race's end, Frankenheimer staged his own victory celebrations for the film while Jackie... see more
Superstunt
[1977]
 
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TV Special | Action, Family | 2h
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Searchers for a Special City
[1965]
 
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Documentary | 9min
Director Delbert Mann and his production team are scouting locations in New York City for the filming of the movie Mister Buddwing (1966). They realize that on-location filming, with all its natural imperfections, will bring a sense of realism to the movie that cannot be recreated on studio back lots. One of the movie's stars, New Yorker Suzanne Pleshette who feels comfortable working in her hometown... see more
Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h
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To mark 50 years since the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Trevor McDonald travels to America's Deep South to discover more about the man who inspired him and many others around the world.
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