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Henry Fonda

Henry Fonda

Date of Birth: 16 May 1905

Country: USA

Biography: Henry Jaynes Fonda was an American film and stage actor. Fonda made his mark early as a Broadway actor. He also appeared in 1938 in plays performed in White Plains, New York, with Joan Tompkins. He made his Hollywood debut in 1935, and his career gained momentum after his Academy Award-nominated performance as Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath, a 1940 adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel about an Oklahoma family who moved west during the Dust Bowl. Throughout six decades in Hollywood...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 119 (Actor)

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    Once Upon a Time in the West
    Sergio Leone's monumental epic is as big as its Monument Valley locations, as grand as its fine, distinguished cast, as tough and bawdy as every kid imagines the Old West.
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    12 Angry Men
    In a New York City jury room, 12 jurors must deliberate the guilt or innocence of a teenager accused of murdering his father. The evidence against the boy seems overwhelming, but one juror, Juror 8, is not convinced. He begins to challenge the other jurors' assumptions and to point out flaws in the evidence. As the debate rages, the jurors are forced to confront their own biases and prejudices.
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    My Darling Clementine
    A Western retelling the tale of the Shoot-out at the OK Corral. (imdb)
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    Fail-Safe
    American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted? (imdb)
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    The Grapes of Wrath
    A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression. (imdb)
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    The Longest Day
    The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view. (imdb)
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    The Swarm
    A huge swarm of deadly African bees spreads terror over American cities by killing thousands of people. (imdb)
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    Rollercoaster
    The plot is about a guile young terrorist who is able to blackmail a series of companies by placing home-made radio controlled bombs within the central attraction of amusement parks; roller coasters. (imdb)
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    The Wrong Man
    True story of an innocent man mistaken for a criminal. (imdb)
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    On Golden Pond
    The loons are back again on Golden Pond and so are Norman Thayer, a retired professor, and Ethel who have had a summer cottage there since early in their marriage (imdb)
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    Advise & Consent
    Robert Leffingwell is the president's candidate for Secretary of State. Prior to his approval, he must first go through a Senate investigation to determine if he's qualified (imdb)
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    You Only Live Once
    Joan is the secretary to the public defender in a large city. She is in love with a career criminal named Eddie... (imdb)
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    The Lady Eve
    Returning from a year up the Amazon studying snakes, the rich but unsophisticated Charles Pike meets con-artist Jean Harrington on a ship... (imdb)
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    Fort Apache
    In John Ford's sombre exploration of THE FETTERMAN MASSACRE OF 1866 mythologising of American heroes... (imdb)
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    Young Mr. Lincoln
    A fictionalized account of the early life of the American president as a young lawyer facing his greatest court case. (imdb)
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    The Best Man
    The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority... (imdb)
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    Jesse James
    The railroads are squeezing farmers off their land. When a railroad agent kills their mother, Frank and Jesse James take up robbing banks and trains... (imdb)
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    The Ox-Bow Incident
    Two drifters are passing through a Western town, when news comes in that a local farmer has been murdered and his cattle stolen... (imdb)
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    Jezebel
    Set in antebellum New Orleans during the early 1850's, this film follows Julie Marsden through her quest for social redemption on her own terms... (imdb)
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    Yours, Mine and Ours
    When a widower with 10 children marries a widow with 8, can the 20 of them ever come together as one big happy family? (imdb)
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    Spencer\
    Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he and Clay get into a bit of trouble. If he has one dream in life it's to build his wife Olivia a beautiful house on a piece of land he inherited on Spender's mountain. When his eldest son, Clayboy, graduates at the top of his high school class and has
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    In Harm\
    A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese. (imdb)
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    Midway
    A dramatization of the battle that turned out to be the turning point of the Pacific Theatre of World War II. (imdb)
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    Mister Roberts
    Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the US Navy during WW2. (imdb)
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    My Name Is Nobody
    A young, easygoing gunman (Hill) worships and competes with an old gunfighter (Fonda) who only wants to retire. (imdb)
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    Meteor
    After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use the illegal nuclear weapon satellite "Hercules" but discovers soon that it doesn't have enough fire power... (imdb)
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    The Boston Strangler
    Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from the point of view of the investigators who have very few clues to build a case upon. (imdb)
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    War and Peace
    Spruced up adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's epic novel about the life of a Russian family during the War of 1812. The historical and personal events are seen mostly through the eyes of Natasha, who is 16 years old at the start of the movie. Contains many panoramic shots of battle in action. (imdb)
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    Sacco and Vanzetti
    This documentary tells the story of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrant anarchists who were accused of a murder in 1920, and executed in Boston in 1927 after a notoriously prejudiced trial. It is the first major documentary film about this landmark story. (Willow Pond Films)
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    Battle of the Bulge
    In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent this occurrence, Hitler orders an all out offensive to re-take French territory and capture the major port city of Antwerp. "The Battle of the Bulge" shows this conflict from the perspective of an American intelligence officer as well as from a German Panzer Commander. (imdb)
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    How the West Was Won
    Sprawling epic which follows the Prescotts, an emigrant family through four generations, from the Erie Canal in the 1830's to their settled home in the West a half a century later... (imdb)
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    Too Late the Hero
    A WWII film set on a Pacific island. Japanese and allied forces occupy different parts of the island. When a group of British soldiers are sent on a mission behind enemy lines, things don't go exactly to plan. This film differs in that some of the 'heros' are very reluctant, but they come good when they are pursued by the Japanese who are determined to prevent them returning to base. (imdb)
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    Welcome to Hard Times
    In the town of Hard Times, a stranger rides in and terrorizes the small settlement. He kills a number of townsfolk, including Fee, the town's founder. Mayor Will Blue fails to stand up to the man, who rapes saloon whore Molly and burns down the town... (imdb)
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    Slim
    Farmer slim joins a group of workers who are building power lines. Foreman Red teaches him all he needs and soon they become friends. When they are fired because they protected their boss in a case when another worker died by falling from a mast because he was drunk, they go to Chicago, where they spend their money and visit Red's girl friend, Cally... (imdb)
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    The Fugitive
    Based of the Graham Greene novel about a revolutionary priest in Central America. A priest who is The Fugitive is trying to getaway from the authorities who have denounced Christianity and want anyone linked to it dead... (imdb)
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    Drums Along the Mohawk
    Before the Revolutionary War farmer Martin brings bride Magdelana the Mohawk Valley where they are burned out by Indians. Neighbors take them in and Martin joins the militia to fight the Indians. (imdb)
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    The Mad Miss Manton
    Madcap debutante Melsa Manton finds a body in a deserted house. Of course, the police don't believe her. Stung by Peter Ames's front page editorial decrying her "prank," Melsa enlists seven fellow debs to help her investigate. The wisecracking young ladies proceed to run circles around the police, the suspects, and the press. (imdb)
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    Tentacles
    Several people disappear from and at the sea. Their bodies are found gnawed to the skeleton, even the marrow is missing. The scientists have no idea which animal could do such things. Dr. Turner begins to suspect that the company which builds a tunnel beneath the bay might have poisoned the environment and caused an octopus to mutate to giant dimensions. Just at the same time a great sailing regatta with many children is started - among them Turner's nephew Tommy. (imdb)
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    The Tin Star
    Veteran bounty-hunter Morg Hickman rides into a town in danger. The sheriff has been killed, and young inexperienced Ben Owens named a temporary replacement until a permanent can be found. Ben wants to be that permanent replacement, so needs to impress the townspeople with his skill... (imdb)
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    Fedora
    Hollywood producer Barry 'Dutch' Detweiler attempts to lure Fedora, a famous but reclusive film actress out of retirement.
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    Gideon\
    True story of Clarence Gideon's fight to be appointed counsel at the expense of the state. This landmark case led to the Supreme Court's decision which extended this right to all criminal defendants. (imdb)
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    Daisy Kenyon
    Commercial artist Daisy Kenyon is involved with married lawyer Dan O'Mara, and hopes someday to marry him, if he ever divorces his wife Lucille. She meets returning veteran Peter, a decent and caring man, whom she does not love, but who offers her love and a more hopeful relationship. She marries him... just as Dan gets a divorce. (imdb)
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    The Cheyenne Social Club
    An aging cowboy finds to his embarrassment that the successful business he has inherited from his brother is actually a house of prostitution (imdb)
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    Warlock
    The town of Warlock is plagued by a gang of thugs, leading the inhabitants to hire Clay Blaisdell, a famous gunman, to act as marshal. When Blaisdell appears, he is accompanied by his friend Tom Morgan, a club-footed gambler who is unusually protective of Blaisdell's life and reputation... (imdb)
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    A Big Hand for the Little Lady
    Comedy western in which a traveler bets more money than he can afford in a poker game, and unusual events follow. (IMDb)
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    Firecreek
    A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town. (IMDb)
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    The Long Night
    Police surround the apartment of apparent murderer Joe Adams, who refuses to surrender although escape appears impossible. During the siege, Joe reflects on the circumstances that led him to this situation. (IMDb)
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    Madigan
    Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro and Madigan follow up on various leads, Police Commissioner Russell goes about his duties, including attending functions, meeting with aggrieved relatives, and counseling the spouses of fallen officers. (imdb)
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    The Return of Frank James
    Frank James continues to avoid arrest in order to take revenge on the Ford brothers for their murder of his brother Jesse. (IMDb)
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    City on Fire
    A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city. (imdb)
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    There Was a Crooked Man...
    Charm, intelligence and succes in criminal career doesn't prevent Paris Pitman Jr. to start doing ten years in territory prison. However, those years should pass quickly because of an enormous loot previously stashed away. New idealistic warden would only make Pitman think of getting his fortyne even sooner. (imdb)
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    Tales of Manhattan
    An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat discover, misfortune can often lead to truth. (imdb)
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    The Battle of Midway
    On June 4-6, 1942, a large Japanese force attempted to capture Midway Island in the North Pacific, but was defeated by U.S. forces with a loss ratio of 4:1 in favor of the Americans. On hand was a crew of naval photographers directed by John Ford; their documentary footage was edited together with narration by Hollywood actors. The film covers the attack on Midway, some limited aerial footage, the search for survivors, and aftermath of the battle. (imdb)
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    Sometimes a Great Notion
    Hank Stamper and his father, Henry Stamper own and operate the family business by cutting and shipping logs in Oregon. The town is furious when they continue working despite the town going broke and the other loggers go on strike ordering the Stampers to stop, however Hank continues to push his family on cutting more trees. Hank's wife wishes he would stop and hopes that they can spend more time together. When Hank's half trouble making brother Leland comes to work for them, more trouble starts. (imdb)
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    Directed by John Ford
    Interviewing some of Ford's most frequent collaborators, Bogdanovich examines the life and films of one of America's greatest directors.
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    The Dirty Game
    The US intelligence chief in Europe relates the stories of three different espionage operations that he was involved in. (imdb)
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    The Rounders
    Ben and Howdy are a couple of aging cowboys who bust broncos out of Sedona for Jim Ed Love, a slick operator if ever there was one. Sisters, Meg and Agatha, have their eyes on Ben and Howdy, but the boys aren't ready to settle down yet. They spend the winter in the high country corralling more than 100 stray cattle at $7 a head for Jim Ed. Most years, they blow their winter pay in one spring night at a Sedona bar, but this year, Ben and Howdy have a plan. (imdb)
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    The Greatest Battle
    A story of how World War II affected the lives of a German family and an American family, both of whom had sons and fathers fighting in the war. (imdb)
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    The Big Street
    A nightclub waiter, who''s in love with a selfish showgirl, gets to prove his love when she''s injured. (TCM.com)
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    Immortal Sergeant
    Out on patrol in the war-time desert a Canadian corporal reminisces about the woman he has left behind in London and ponders whether she will fall for the charms of his rival in love. At the same time he worries about how he would get on with his outfit if his crack sergeant was not there to guide him. Circumstances combine to give answers to both questions. (imdb)
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    The Last Days of Mussolini
    "Mussolini: Ultimo Atto" (Mussolini: Last Act 1974) show dictator's four last days of life. The film shows Mussolini as he was: arrogant, selfish, histrionic, liar, opportunist, unremorseful, irresponsible ... yet human. (amazon.com)
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    Sex and the Single Girl
    Using Helen Gurley Brown's book as a jump off point, we follow the adventures of a supermarket tabloid editor as he tries to parlay an interview with the author of the book into headlines and sales. Of course, a romantic entanglement ensues. (imdb)
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    The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
    Alexander Graham Bell falls in love with deaf girl Mabel Hubbard while teaching the deaf and trying to invent means for telegraphing the human voice. She urges him to put off thoughts of marriage until his experiments are complete. He invents the telephone, marries and becomes rich and famous, though his happiness is threatened when a rival company sets out to ruin him. (imdb)
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    Night Flight from Moscow
    Vlassov (Yul Brynner) is a Soviet spy. In France, Vlassov defects. He is whisked to the U.S.A., where Allan Davies (Henry Fonda) takes over the case. After polygraph tests and cross-examinations, Vlassov names several Western European agents who are also spying for the Soviets. Davies wants to take the listed agents into custody; meanwhile, those on the list start dying under mysterious circumstances. (imdb)
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    The Male Animal
    A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife. (TCM.com)
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    That Certain Woman
    A gangster's widow fights for love despite society's disapproval. (TCM.com)
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    The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
    Set in the Appalachian Mountains at the turn of the twentieth century, a feud has been boiling for over thirty years between two influential mountain families: the Tollivers and the Falins. The outside world and industrialization, however, is beginning to enter the area. Coal mining begins to exert its influence on the area, despite of the two families feuds... (imdb)
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    Rings on Her Fingers
    In this romantic comedy, a pair of swindlers convince a young girl to pretend to fall in love with a man they believe is a millionaire, but the plan backfires.
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    On Our Merry Way
    A multipart comedy linked by inquiring reporter Burgess Meredith. It is Meredith's job to interview several people, asking them what effect children have had on their lives. First he checks with two itinerant musicians, who earn extra under-the-counter money by fixing a music contest so the mayor's son will win. Next he meets Hollywood extras Dorothy Lamour and Victor Moore, who are hired to work with a precocious child star. Finally, the old "Ransom of Red Chief" twist is given to the tale of h (Answers.com)
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    Spawn of the North
    Friends since childhood, two men are on opposite sides in a salmon fishing conflict. (imdb)
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    You Belong to Me
    On a ski trip, rich, idle Peter Kirk pursues and falls (literally) for Helen Hunt, M.D. After a courtship of hypochondria, she agrees to marry him on the condition that she continue to practice medicine. But will jealous Peter be able to reconcile himself to his wife's seeing male patients? (imdb)
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    Jigsaw
    New York Assistant District Attorney Howard Malloy investigates a series of murders and uncovers an extremist group. (imdb)
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    Blockade
    A simple peasant is forced to take up arms to defend his farm during the Spanish Civil War. Along the way he falls in love with Russian whose father is involved in espionage. (imdb)
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    Inside the Jury Room
    Short documentary on 12 Angry Men
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    The Great Smokey Roadblock
    Fonda plays a worn-out trucker named Elegant John. Anxious to make one last, big haul before retiring, Fonda loses his 18-wheeler to the repo men. He steals his rig back, then further thumbs his nose at the law by hauling a group of prostitutes across the border as a favor to his old flame, bordello madam Eileen Brennan. (allmovie.com)
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    Lillian Russell
    Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by bandleader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore. (imdb)
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    The Magnificent Dope
    Dwight Dawson, who runs an unsuccessful success school, stages a contest to find the biggest failure in the USA, for publicity value when the "dope" takes his course. But winner Tad Page is contented with his idle, lazy life and threatens to convert Dawson's other students to his philosophy. Dawson capitalizes on Tad's attraction to Claire Harris to win him over; but will Tad find out Claire is really engaged to Dawson? (imdb)
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    Stage Struck
    The movie tells the story of Eva, a girl who comes to New York in order to become a great actress. With hard work she succeeds in working at a theater and finally gets her chance on stage after a lot of changes and difficulties. (imdb)
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    The Farmer Takes a Wife
    Charming love story set on the Erie Canal in the mid-19th Century. A farmer works on the canal to earn money to buy a farm. He meets a cook on a canal boat, but she can't even consider leaving the exciting life on the canal for a banal one on a farm. (imdb)
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    La classe américaine
    George Abitbol, "the Most Classy Man on Earth", dies sputtering his famous last words: "cr*ppy world!" What the heck did he mean? Reporters Steven, Peter and Dave investigate. La Classe Américaine is a montage of scenes taken from the Warner Bros. catalog and dubbed to fit the narration of what is arguably the greatest story ever told. (imdb)
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    Ash Wednesday
    Barbara gets secret plastic surgery in Switzerland in an attempt to save her marriage to Mark, but he doesn't seem interested in meeting her. She checks in to a ski resort to wait for Mark, and begins getting attention from young men. Her daughter tries to warn her that even though she has had the surgery it might be too late for her marriage, but she clings to the hope that Mark will come back once he sees her new look. (imdb)
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    Chad Hanna
    Country boy joins a circus in the 1840s and falls in love with the bare-back rider. Later he falls in love with another circus runaway. (imdb)
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    Let Us Live
    Two innocent men are wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The fiance of one of them convinces a police detective of their innocence, and together they try to find the real killer before the men's execution date. (imdb)
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    Stranger on the Run
    A drifter finds himself wrongly accused of murder by a power-crazed sheriff. The sheriff gives him a horse, some supplies, and a one-hour head start into the desert, then he will send his murderous posse after him. (imdb)
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    The Moon\
    A writer and an actress meet and marry without really knowing each other--they are even unaware that both bride and groom are equally famous. During the honeymoon, all hell breaks loose as a comedic war of the sexes leads inevitably to love (TCM.com)
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    I Dream Too Much
    Jonathan Street is a struggling composer when he meets and marries Annette. The problem is that Jonathan was drunk and does not want to be married. Annette does go with him to Paris and does the cooking and cleaning. To get his music published, Annette takes it to Paul and he is won over - by her voice and not the music. So he manages her career and she becomes a star as an opera singer everywhere she goes. (imdb)
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    I Met My Love Again
    College sweethearts Julie and Ives have planned to marry as soon as school is over. Their plans go amiss when Julie meets a weak writer and runs off to marry him. After her husband dies, she's left in Paris, penniless and with a daughter to support. She decides to return to her home town with the intent to renew her romance with Ives. His family and a scheming co-ed vow to avert a reunion of the two. (imdb)
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    The Man Who Understood Women
    A decidedly uneven comedy-drama that veers off at a right angle before the midway point is reached, this story by director Nunnally Johnson deals with Willie, a Hollywood producer (Henry Fonda) and Ann (Leslie Caron), an aspiring actress. When they meet there are several comic scenes but then as the down-and-out producer and the starlet fall in love, marry, and she proceeds full steam ahead with her career, everything changes.
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    Roots: The Next Generations
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    Way Down East
    A family living on a farm in Maine takes in a young woman to stay with them, not knowing that the woman is not quite what she seems and has a secret in her past that she hasn't told them about. (imdb)
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    Wild Geese Calling
    In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dancehall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie. (imdb)
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    Pat Paulsen for President
    Comedian Pat Paulsen runs for president.
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    The Alpha Caper
    A parole officer forced into retirement gets together three ex-convicts to pull of a $30-million armored car robbery. (imdb)
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    Collision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur
    U.S. President Harry Truman and his commander in the Korean War, General Douglas MacArthur, disagree on war strategy. Their conflict comes to a head when Truman relieves the insubordinate MacArthur from command. (imdb)
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    A Special Sesame Street Christmas
    Leslie Uggams is celebrating Christmas on Sesame Street. But since Oscar the Grouch is being a right old Scrooge, she decides to teach him a lesson by imploring Anne Murray, Imogene Coca and Dickie Smothers to pose as the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future.
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    Captains and the Kings
    Rags-to-riches tale of an Irish immigrant in late 1800s. Adapted from a 1972 historical novel by Taylor Caldwell. (imdb)
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    The Greatest Man in the World
    This version of James Thurber's tale tells the story of a young amateur pilot who beats Charles Lindbergh's feat of nonstop flying around the world--with his own unique ways of conserving fuel and energy. (imdb)
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    Wings of the Morning
    First Technicolor movie shot in the British Isles, features Gypsies, horse racing, singing and romance. (imdb)
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    The American West of John Ford
    A documentary encapsulating the career and Western films of director 'John Ford', including clips from his work and interviews with his colleagues. (imdb)
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    An Opera of Violence
    Part one in a documentary trilogy about the making of C'era una volta il West. An Opera of Violence begins with a biography of director Sergio Leone. A part about the difficult path Leone had to take to make this film, follows. Part one concludes with the decisions about casting. Who was asked to act in this film, why did Leone choose these actors? (imdb)
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    Spendthrift
    A profligate, polo-playing playboy (Henry Fonda) is married to a beautiful but superficial heiress (Mary Brian). They divorce, and the wife gets all the money. But the humbled (and impoverished) Fonda finds true love in the arms of Pat Paterson, who cares nothing for material things.
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    It\
    Wartime documentary propagandizing for greater participation in the U.S. war effort during the Second World War. (imdb)
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    The Red Pony
    A young farmboy who can't seem to communicate with his father develops an attachment to a young red pony. (imdb)
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    The Deputy
    The Deputy (1959) - TV Series
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    Almos\
    Almos' a Man (1976) - TV Special
    Although Dave (LeVar Burton) and his family are poor sharecroppers in the Deep South in the 1930's, this 15 year-olds problem is shared by teenagers today: he stands with one foot in adulthood and the other in childhood. "Almos' A Man", yet still treated like a child, he struggles for an identity. There's one thing, one symbol of manhood, Dave thinks, that could guarantee him instant respect: a gun.
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    Wanda Nevada
    Romantic drama following the fortunes of a drifter named Beaudray Demerille (Peter Fonda) who wins a young orphan named Wanda (14 year old Brooke Shields) in a poker game and takes her gold prospecting in the Grand Canyon. (imdb)
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    John Ford & Monument Valley
    John Wayne, Henry Fonda and James Stewart discuss working with John Ford
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    I'm a Fool (1977) - TV Movie
    A young horse trainer woos a woman with his lies of importance and wealth.
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    Rappaccini\
    A young student wonders about the beautiful gardens and even more beautiful daughter of Rappacini. And is horrified when he discovers the poisonous nature of their beauty.
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    The Blue Hotel
    Strangers stranded in a hotel by a blizzard pass the time by playing cards (High Five/Cinch/Double Pedro). Tensions rise when one of them accuses another of cheating.
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    Bernice Bobs Her Hair
    Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for. (imdb)
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    Paul\
    Paul's Case (1980) - TV Movie
    Lost in a world of fantasy, young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. As fate would have it Paul gets his chance by stealing some money and subsequently running off to glamorous New York City.
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    The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
    A mysterious stranger descends on the small town of Hadleyburg to teach its deceitful residents a lesson.
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    The Sky Is Gray
    A young boy named James comes of age in 1940s Louisiana and grapples with what it means to be black during a time of racism and poverty. James's mother accompanies her son to town to see about the boy's nagging toothache, and his journey soon becomes an eye-opening odyssey.
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    Soldier\
    Soldier's Home (1977) - TV Special
    Harold Krebs went off to fight in World War I, "the war to end all wars." But when he comes home, Harold finds that he doesn't fit in any more. He needs peace and quiet to figure out what has happened to him and who he has become, but his mother pressures him to rejoin society.
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    Parker Adderson, Philosopher
    A Union prisoner-of-War, captured behind Confederate lines, and condemned to be shot,, argues with his captors about what lies beyond mortality.
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    Summer Solstice
    50 years after their mariage a couple look back on when they first met. Through flashbacks we se them fall in love.
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    The Displaced Person
    A conscientious but driven Polish refugee disrupts the hierarchy of power on a Georgia farm in the 1940s.
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    The Real Miss America
    Henry Fonda narrates this documentary short film produced by the United States Department of Defense as a recruiting tool for women to join the armed services. Women's training, social life, and living situations are depicted, as well as a wide variety of jobs in which women could serve in the various branches of the military. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett speaks to the importance of women as part of the national defense, and General Matthew Ridgway praises women for their service.
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