Titles You Haven't Ranked (18)
As Summers Die (1986) - TV Movie
Summary: The plot centers around a large area of land owned by an old black lady, Elvira Backus. It had been given to her by her one time employer and secret father of her two children, a southern patriarch. Discovering oil on the afore mentioned property, the patriarch's family tries to regain the land by destroying the deed and denying it ever existed. Coming to Elvira Backus's aid is attorney Willie Croft. He attempts to get back Elvira's land and leads the movie to it's eventual court scene.
Acceptable Risks (1986) - TV Movie
Summary: Oakbridge, a mid-size midwest American city, is the site of a major chemical disaster. At Citichem, the production manager, is forced to shortcut his safety procedures to speed up the production of a highly toxic and volatile chemical. Of course, as expected, an accident occurs. A worker is killed and the town is exposed to calamitous impacts. Cicely Tyson also co-stars as the City Manager who has misgivings about the whole operation.
And the Children Shall Lead (1985) - TV Movie
Banjo the Woodpile Cat (1979) - Short Film
Summary: Banjo is a curious and rebellious kitten who is always getting into trouble. When he decides to jump off a roof to see if he can land on his feet, he is ordered to "fetch a switch". Thinking his parents wouldn't care if he gets hurt, he hitches a ride on a feed truck, all the way to the city. After finding the excitement of the city, he soon finds it cold and lonely and wishes to be home. With the help of stray cat, Crazy Legs, and a trio of singing cat girls, he sets off to find a truck home. (imdb)
Roots: The Next Generations (1979) - TV Mini-Series
A Dream for Christmas (1973) - TV Movie
Summary: A young, idealistic man returns home to the plantation where he grew up in servitude. With him, he brings his fiance, Lutiebelle, in hopes of convincing the plantation owner that she is really his cousin in order to secure the family inheritance. To aid in the comic complications that follow are his family members Missy and Gitlow, and the plantation owners endearing (but ineffectual) son Charlie. (imdb)