Aggressively trained by her no-nonsense mother (Emmy? and Tony Award winner Shirley Knight), teenage singles skater Carrie Harlech (Joy LeDuc) has the talent but lacks the confidence to win. So when her new coach (Tony Lo Bianco) pairs her with a handsome ex-hockey player (James Vincent McNichol), Carrie finds the love and inspiration that will tak..
Gambler-on-the-run James Wylie (Dennis Morgan) knows a good deal when he sees one. So when he's offered his freedom in exchange for capturing the holdup man known as the Poet, Wylie heads to Cheyenne, where the bandit's said to be forming a gang. Posing as the outlaw, he meets up with the Poet's wife (Jane Wyman), who also claims to want him arrest..
He led America's battles against the Depression and the Axis powers ' and won. But first Franklin Delano Roosevelt fought a personal battle against polio that would either destroy him ' or arm him for greatness. This powerful film of Dore Schary's long-running play is an intimate, admiring profile in courage. Ralph Bellamy reprises his dynamic, Ton..
Jim Sock Conway' former fighter, former fed. Now benched by the political hacks infesting the DA's office, Sock's racket-busting days are seemingly behind him. But when the mob's muscle leans a little too hard on some neighbor pals of his, it's time for the Assistant DA to don the gloves of a Special Prosecutor and give the rackets the licking they..
In order to adopt a troubled young boy, a lonely, unmarried mail clerk must prove that he is emotionally qualified to love and nurture a child. He struggles to win the boy over, demonstrating that, simply by being present and caring, he is a better parent that the boys absent father.
A tough and realistic crime drama unfolds as ruthless convicts (Broderick Crawford, Charles Bronson, Ralph Meeker, Lon Chaney, Jr., and William Talman) execute a successful prison escape to secure $200,000 in hidden ransom money.
Two petty crooks, Jimmy and Jon, find the opportunity for a big score when Frankie, an old friend and ex-con, arrives in town with a load of illegal handguns for sale. The guns are the source of tension for the friends and their families. When a domestic dispute lands Jon in jail, Jimmy goes to sell the guns to raise the bail. When Frankie disco..
Starring Brian Dennehy, Jeff Daniels, Maria Conchita Alonso, Eli Wallach and Robert Prosky, Teamster Boss blows the lid off of union corruption. After Hoffa, only one man was big enough to take control. He was a car thief and a loan shark. He liked his food good, his women bad and plenty of both. Jackie Presser was one of the most devious and greed..
A future of happiness awaits San Francisco shipping executive Brad Collins (Robert Ryan) and his new bride (Laraine Day).Yet Brad's past could undo everything. Back in his days as a dockworker, he was an activist member of the Communist Party. Now the Party has resurfaced like a bad dream in Brad's life, putting the screws on and threatening to spi..
A stubborn farmer stuck in the past rules his farm and his family with an iron fist. But his unwillingness to move with the times almost causes him to lose everything in this 1940's dustbowl drama. As the story takes an unexpected turn, he is forced to relent and give in to his daughters' wishes to introduce new farming methods and join the local..
The clash of East and West, of tolerance and bigotry, of man and woman play out in this vivid early Talkie. Richard Barthelmess portrays Sam Lee, a Chinese-American who, stung by racial slurs, leaves his wealthy father's New York home to make his own way in Europe. There he falls for a beauty (Constance Bennett) who proves beauty is only skin deep ..
Created as a guide to help viewers gain a richer passion for living and a greater understanding of the world around them, this collection of vignettes acts as a companion piece to Erwin Raphael McManus's inspirational book of the same name. Cultural architect and pastor of the Los Angeles-based church Mosaic, McManus has inspired people around the ..
Based on the life and work of underground comic book writer Harvey Pekar - a prickly poet of the mundane who knows that all the strategizing in the world can't save a guy from picking the wrong supermarket checkout line.
He's the coolest private detective around, caught up in all the hottest cases. Can you dig it? Richard Roundtree portrays streetsmart Harlem sleuth John Shaft, reprising the film role he played in three trend-setting movies of the early 1970s (and would revisit in the 2000 Shaft remake starring Samuel L. Jackson). In these seven episodes that each ..
The gangster grew up tough, got tougher with the years. But now slicker, smarter criminals are moving in on his rackets. The man who prided himself on his control of any situation realizes he may not be tough enough. And what once was self-confidence becomes the unfamiliar but overwhelming emotion of fear. The treacherous world of film noir combine..
Rod Taylor (The Birds, The Time Machine) rides onto the screen in top form as CHUKA, a heroic gunslinger who attempts to encourage peace between a desperate tribe of Arapaho Indians and a regiment of indifferent, misfit soldiers guarding a nearby fort. Chuka arrives at the besieged outpost hoping to persuade both its unbending commander (Gandhis Jo..
Life is hard on MacDonald farm in stony, windswept Nova Scotia - and harder for young Belinda, a deaf mute whose affliction has been confused with mental deficiency. Then the towns new doctor takes an interest in helping her break out of her silent prison. Jane Wyman won the Best Actress Academy Award for her sensitive portrayal of Belinda, captur..
Kay Francis tries to get George Brent's head out of the clouds in this high-flying romance directed by two-time Academy Award? winner* Frank Borzage and co-starring Warren William. Ever since the plane he was piloting crashed and killed his parents and sister, aviator Terry Parker (Brent) refuses to take life seriously. So when he woos and weds gla..
Based on a successful European comic book, the series is set in a future post-apocalyptic-like world. Jeremiah is one of the oldest survivors of a deadly virus that wiped out the adult population, sparing only those at puberty or younger.
Orphan Lili Daurier joins a carnival and falls under the spell of its star, a suave magician. But it is the show's crippled, embittered puppeteer who truly loves Lili, a love he can express only through his puppets. It is not often that the word 'enchanting' can accurately be applied to a musical, Clive Hirschhorn wrote in The Hollywood Musical, bu..