Mel Ferrer

Mel Ferrer

Born: August 25, 1917
Died: June 2, 2008
in Elberon, New Jersey, USA
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Mel Ferrer (August 25, 1917 – June 2, 2008) was an American actor, film director and film producer.

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Movies for Mel Ferrer...

Catherine the Great
Title: Catherine the Great
Character: Patriarch
Released: April 28, 1996
Type: Movie
Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.
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Audrey Hepburn: Remembered
Title: Audrey Hepburn: Remembered
Character: Himself
Released: August 11, 1993
Type: Movie
Audrey Hepburn was one of movies best-loved stars, blessed with beauty, talent, an elegant sophistication, and an enduring aura of youthful innocence. As Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF, she spoke for the world's suffering children and families, earning an affection and admiration that only increased with news of her untimely death. From the star herself we learn of her career, family, and friends.
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Eye of the Widow
Title: Eye of the Widow
Character: CIA Chief Frankenheimer
Released: October 17, 1991
Type: Movie
A new international terrorist group attack the castle of an Austrian prince during his party, but one of the guests, a contractor, deals with them. The CIA then hires him to find the men behind the attack and take them out. This big budget film with many 'A' stars was barely released. In fact, despite being a U.S. production filmed in Europe, it was never widely screened theatrically in America nor did it receive a video release.
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Title: Peter the Great
Character: Frederick
Released: February 2, 1986
Type: TV
Peter the Great is a 1986 NBC television mini-series starring Maximilian Schell as Russian emperor Peter the Great, and based on the biography by Robert K. Massie. It won three Primetime Emmy Awards, including the award for Outstanding Miniseries.
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Outrage!
Title: Outrage!
Character: Judge Michael Lengel
Released: January 1, 1986
Type: Movie
After a technicality results in the release of a man being tried for the rape and murder of a young woman, her father murders the man. Admitting his guilt and refusing to use temporary insanity, the father places his attorney in a virtual no-win situation. In an extreme effort, the attorney decides to call the judge who released the murderer originally and to challenge the entire legal system that would permit such a travesty.
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Seduced
Title: Seduced
Character: Arthur Orloff
Released: March 12, 1985
Type: Movie
Cybill Shephard stars as Vicky, a woman married to a rich old man, who has one foot in the grave. Gregory Harrison plays Mike Riordon a district attorney, who is young, handsome and living at home with his Irish mom for the most. Vicky's husband Arthur gets Mike involved in a merger of two companies...or something like that even though he knows that Mike and Vicky were a couple and that she had dumped him. Whilst Mike and Vicky are attending a party, Arthur is alone at home when a burglar appears out of nowhere and shoots him point blank.
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Title: Murder, She Wrote
Character: Eric Brahm
Released: September 30, 1984
Type: TV
An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.
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Un tenero tramonto
Title: Un tenero tramonto
Released: March 24, 1984
Type: Movie
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One Shoe Makes it Murder
Title: One Shoe Makes it Murder
Character: Carl Charnock
Released: November 6, 1982
Type: Movie
Robert Mitchum stars as a down-and-out ex-cop whose entanglement with a shady casino owner leaves him one step behind a killer in the mystery One Shoe Makes It Murder. Soon after the Nevada Gaming Commission suspends his casino license, gambling czar Carl Charnock (Mel Ferrer) hires private investigator Harold Schillman (Mitchum) to find his missing wife. With the help of Fay Reid (Angie Dickinson), Schillman locates the unfaithful spouse--right before she falls from a balcony! Now Schillman must determine whether she jumped or ... whether One Shoe Makes It Murder.
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Deadly Game - Treibjagd der Aggressionen
Title: Deadly Game - Treibjagd der Aggressionen
Character: Stephan Mathiesen
Released: September 17, 1982
Type: Movie
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Title: Hotel
Released: August 21, 1982
Type: TV
Hotel is an American prime time drama series which aired on ABC from September 21, 1983 to May 5, 1988 in the timeslot following Dynasty. Based on Arthur Hailey's 1965 novel of the same name, the series was produced by Aaron Spelling and set in the elegant and fictitious St. Gregory Hotel in San Francisco. Establishing shots of the hotel were filmed in front of The Fairmont San Francisco atop the Nob Hill neighborhood. Episodes followed the activities of passing guests, as well as the personal and professional lives of the hotel staff.
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Mille milliards de dollars
Title: Mille milliards de dollars
Character: Cornelius A. Woaegen
Released: February 9, 1982
Type: Movie
A young journalist stumbles across something much more sinister than a simple suicide in the death of a politician - the death seems to be an assassination contrived by an American multinational company intent on taking over several French industries. The journalist's objective is to garner enough evidence to expose the American corporation for what it really is, before French companies start disappearing - and before any more corpses accumulate, including his own.
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Title: Falcon Crest
Released: December 4, 1981
Type: TV
Falcon Crest is an American primetime television soap opera which aired on the CBS network for nine seasons, from December 4, 1981 to May 17, 1990. A total of 227 episodes were produced. The series revolves around the feuding factions of the wealthy Gioberti/Channing family in the Californian wine industry. Jane Wyman starred as Angela Channing, the tyrannical matriarch of the Falcon Crest Winery, alongside Robert Foxworth as Chase Gioberti, Angela's nephew who returns to Falcon Crest following the death of his father. The series was set in the fictitious Tuscany Valley northeast of San Francisco.
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Lili Marleen
Title: Lili Marleen
Character: David Mendelssohn
Released: January 14, 1981
Type: Movie
The story of a German singer named Willie who while working in Switzerland falls in love with a Jewish composer named Robert whose family is helping people to flee from the Nazis. Robert's family is skeptical of Willie, thinking she could be a Nazi as she becomes famous for singing the song "Lili Marleen."
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Nightmare City
Title: Nightmare City
Character: General Murchison
Released: December 11, 1980
Type: Movie
In a nameless European city, a local reporter and his doctor wife try to escape from hordes of blood thirsty zombies, undead people exposed to nuclear radioactivity, while the military leaders fight a losing war of attrition against the relentless atomic zombies.
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Fugitive Family
Title: Fugitive Family
Character: Anthony Durano
Released: October 1, 1980
Type: Movie
To the world Brian Roberts looks like a successful businessman, with a lovely wife and two children all living in a dream home. Nevertheless, he has really been working undercover for the Justice Department to snare a mob boss. When his cover is blown, he has to break the news to his family about the nature of his real job and, worse, that they are now in real danger! Consequently, they are forced into the federal government's Witness Relocation Program. However, the trauma to the family does not stop there, as the gangsters he double-crossed are determined he and his family shall not escape 'mob justice.'
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The Memory of Eva Ryker
Title: The Memory of Eva Ryker
Character: Dr. Sanford
Released: May 7, 1980
Type: Movie
A young woman has spent her life tormented by the death of her mother, who was on a ship torpedoed during World War II. When her father hires an investigator to look into the circumstances of the mother's death 30 years prior, it triggers a new rash of emotional turmoil for the young woman and uncovers a heinous crime.
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Eaten Alive!
Title: Eaten Alive!
Character: Professor Carter
Released: March 19, 1980
Type: Movie
A woman's search for her missing sister leads her to the jungles of New Guinea, where she and an expatriate guide encounter a cult leader and flesh-hungry natives.
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Top of the Hill
Title: Top of the Hill
Character: Andreas Heggener
Released: February 6, 1980
Type: Movie
Michael Stone is a rising company executive decides to chuck his career and marriage to fulfill a fantasy to be a member of the U.S. Olympic bobsled team to partake in the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid.
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Vultures Over the City
Title: Vultures Over the City
Character: Sheriff
Released: January 1, 1980
Type: Movie
Merli, teamed with Mexican star Hugo Stiglitz as his photographer buddy, plays a journalist investigating the shady activities of the local Mafia. Eventually the shit hits the fan, and Merli is cornered and beaten for sticking his nose to close to the action. After his girlfriend is raped, Merli dishes out some vigilante justice and punches, shoots, and bitch slaps his way through the Mafia ranks.
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The Great Alligator
Title: The Great Alligator
Character: Joshua
Released: November 3, 1979
Type: Movie
A tourist resort in Africa finds itself at the mercy of a huge man-eating crocodile from a local native legend which the croc is the incarnation of a native god angered by the intrusion of the tourists on its nesting ground. After a new natives are killed and eaten, they naturally blame the tourists and set out to kill them while the survivors try to rally on a boat with the hungry crocodile in the water, and the blood-thirsty natives on land waiting for them.
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Title: Eischied
Released: September 21, 1979
Type: TV
Eischied is an American crime drama broadcast on NBC from September 21, 1979 to January 20, 1980. It was based on the starring character from the 1978 miniseries To Kill a Cop, which was based on the novel by Robert Daley.
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The Visitor
Title: The Visitor
Character: Dr. Walker
Released: March 14, 1979
Type: Movie
An ancient intergalactic warrior arrives on Earth to put a stop to a demonic child's plot to reproduce Satan's next generation of evil.
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Island of the Fishmen
Title: Island of the Fishmen
Character: Radcliffe (US version)
Released: January 18, 1979
Type: Movie
After their prison ship sinks in the Caribbean, a group of prisoners and a doctor wash ashore on a seemingly deserted island. They soon discover a strange couple, who invite them to stay at their house. While the prisoners plan an escape, the doctor does some investigating, and soon finds out just what the pair are really doing, and why the prisoners keep disappearing mysteriously.
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L'immoralità
Title: L'immoralità
Character: Vera's husband
Released: November 20, 1978
Type: Movie
Federico is a child-killer running from the law. Wounded, he is taken in by a 12 year old girl named Simona. Their strange love affair is interrupted by Simona's depressed, oversexed mother Vera, who concocts a plan with Federico to kill her wheelchair-bound, reclusive husband. Simona does not take kindly to this new relationship between Federico and Vera.
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The Fifth Floor
Title: The Fifth Floor
Character: Dr. Sidney Coleman
Released: November 15, 1978
Type: Movie
A young woman collapses on the disco dance floor of what's revealed to be strychnine poisoning. Assuming that this is an attempt at suicide, her boyfriend and doctor have her committed to the Fifth Floor, an asylum with obviously crazy inmates and a predatory orderly. The problem is, she's still sane!
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Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood
Title: Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood
Character: Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
Released: November 2, 1978
Type: Movie
Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood, also known as Fear and Loathing in Gonzovision, is a documentary film produced by BBC in 1978 on the subject of Hunter S. Thompson, directed by Nigel Finch. The road trip/film pairs Thompson with Finch's fellow Briton the illustrator Ralph Steadman. The party travel to Hollywood via Death Valley and Barstow from Las Vegas, scene of the pair's 1971 collaboration. It contains interviews with Thompson and Steadman, as well as some short excerpts from some of his work.
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Seagulls Fly Low
Title: Seagulls Fly Low
Character: Roberto Micheli
Released: November 1, 1978
Type: Movie
In this obscure 1978 thriller Maurizio Merli is cast somewhat against type as a professional killer. I say somewhat because, as we soon learn, he's not really a bad guy and more a victim of circumstance: a Vietnam veteran who grew tired of the war and deserted, he found himself in Italy where he was forced into working for businessman-cum-criminal Micheli, played by Mel Ferrer.
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Yesterday's Tomorrow
Title: Yesterday's Tomorrow
Character: Colonel Stone
Released: October 26, 1978
Type: Movie
If Die Mörder sind unter uns was about the ruins around then, Zwischengleis is about the ruins within, the ones that couldn’t be erased by new construction work. If Susanne back then could slowly overcome her concentration camp memories to prevent Hans from taking justice into his own hands, here Anna cannot forget that she couldn’t protect a strange boy in the mad final days of WWII when she was fleeing the approaching Soviet Army with her mother and younger brother. She’s a prisoner, caught in a timeloop in her head, it’s not an accident that her name is a palindrome. Wars take everything away from her: for her one true love Charles Stone, a colonel with the occupation forces, is sent to the battlefields of Korea, never to return.
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The Norseman
Title: The Norseman
Character: King Eurich
Released: October 5, 1978
Type: Movie
An 11th-century Viking prince sails to America to find his father, who on a previous voyage had been captured by Indians.
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Title: Dallas
Character: Harrison Page
Released: April 2, 1978
Type: TV
The world's first mega-soap, and one of the most popular ever produced, Dallas had it all. Beautiful women, expensive cars, and men playing Monopoly with real buildings. Famous for one of the best cliffhangers in TV history, as the world asked "Who shot J.R.?" A slow-burner to begin with, Dallas hit its stride in the 2nd season, with long storylines and expert character development. Dallas ruled the airwaves in the 1980's.
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Hi-Riders
Title: Hi-Riders
Character: Sheriff
Released: March 17, 1978
Type: Movie
Story of a group of drag races and the young boy and girl who join them.
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The Amazing Captain Nemo
Title: The Amazing Captain Nemo
Character: Dr. Robert Cook
Released: March 8, 1978
Type: Movie
Captain Nemo (José Ferrer) is found in suspended animation under the sea and revived by modern-day Navy men in order to battle a fiendish mad scientist (Burgess Meredith).
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Title: Black Beauty
Character: Nicholas Skinner
Released: January 31, 1978
Type: TV
A retelling of Anna Sewell's beloved classic.
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The Pyjama Girl Case
Title: The Pyjama Girl Case
Character: Professor Henry Douglas
Released: December 31, 1977
Type: Movie
Two seemingly separate stories in New South Wales: a burned, murdered body of a young woman is found on the beach, and a retired inspector makes inquiries; also, Linda, a waitress and ferry attendant, has several lovers and marries one, but continues seeing the others. The police have a suspect in the murder, but the retired inspector is convinced they're wrong; he continues a methodical investigation. Linda and her husband separate, and there are complications. Will the stories cross or are they already twisted together?
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Sharon: Portrait of a Mistress
Title: Sharon: Portrait of a Mistress
Character: David
Released: October 31, 1977
Type: Movie
A woman's inability to make a lasting commitment results in her having a string of affairs with married men.
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L'avvocato della mala
Title: L'avvocato della mala
Character: Peseti
Released: September 21, 1977
Type: Movie
Mario Gastaldi, a lawyer with no clients and no money, agrees to be a negotiator in a deal on stolen paintings, between the boss Peseti and the engineer Farnese, who plots kidnappings unsuspectedly. After he cashed from Farnese three hundred millions of lire to deliver to Peseti, Mario lets money be robbed by four pickpockets, which he is naturally in cahoots with and which he will share out it with. Money cannot be used since it comes from a kidnapping and it was marked. The lawyer will be able to make the boss get arrested.
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Title: Logan's Run
Released: September 16, 1977
Type: TV
In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary.
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Title: The Fantastic Journey
Released: February 3, 1977
Type: TV
The Fantastic Journey was an American science fiction television series that was originally aired on NBC from February 3 through June 17, 1977.
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Eaten Alive
Title: Eaten Alive
Character: Harvey Wood
Released: December 25, 1976
Type: Movie
A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in the backwater swamps of Louisiana kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel.
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The Black Corsair
Title: The Black Corsair
Character: Van Gould
Released: December 22, 1976
Type: Movie
The story circulates around the classical Black Pirate and his battle against arch enemy Prins van Gould. The Black Pirate is out for revenge on his brothers' killers. He has a blood-planned way to go, and he trusts only to his own rap sword.
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Title: Origins of the Mafia
Character: Armando Della Morra
Released: November 19, 1976
Type: TV
Mini series about the origins of the Italian mafia
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Das Netz
Title: Das Netz
Character: Aurelio Morelli
Released: December 25, 1975
Type: Movie
The aging writer Aurelio Morelli is disillusioned: although the critics like his books, they are barely read. He develops hatred on youth and their depraved moral. One night he goes with a callgirl - and kills her. The police doesn't have a clue, only the unscrupulous sensational journalist Bossi suspects him. Instead of naming him to the police, he persuades Morelli to write about the murder for his paper. Morelli uses the occasion to write his memoirs, in which he confesses lots of other crimes before this last one...
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Title: Wonder Woman
Character: Fritz Gerlich
Released: November 7, 1975
Type: TV
With the strength of Hercules, the wisdom of Athena, the speed of Mercury and the beauty of Aphrodite, she’s Wonder Woman. Beautiful Amazon princess Wonder Woman travels to 1940s America disguised as Diana Prince, assistant to handsome but trouble-prone Major Steve Trevor. Using her golden belt, which imbues her with astonishing strength, her bullet-deflecting bracelets, a golden lasso that dispels dishonesty and an invisible supersonic plane, Wonder Woman combats evil.
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The Suspicious Death of a Minor
Title: The Suspicious Death of a Minor
Character: Police superintendent
Released: August 12, 1975
Type: Movie
Police detective Paolo Germi and the mysterious Marisa meet each other at a dance hall. Germi is unsuspecting of the secret Marisa is carrying with her: adverse conditions forced her into prostitution. As Germi finds the young girl brutally murdered, he decides to go after her killers. During his investigation, he enters a world of intrigue and obfuscation that leave an endless trail of blood.
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Silent Action
Title: Silent Action
Character: District Attorney Mannino
Released: April 5, 1975
Type: Movie
A number of unexplained military deaths hit Italy and are ruled to be accidental or suicides, but police inspector Giorgio Solmi suspects otherwise. When a mysterious wealthy electrician is seemingly murdered by a female escort, a sinister plot slowly begins to unravel.
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Brannigan
Title: Brannigan
Character: Mel Fields
Released: March 21, 1975
Type: Movie
Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of Scotland Yard in order to recapture this mobster with both a price tag on his head and a stuffy old London cop to contend with.
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The Antichrist
Title: The Antichrist
Character: Massimo Oderisi
Released: November 22, 1974
Type: Movie
An Italian nobleman seeks help after his paralyzed daughter becomes possessed by the spirit of a malevolent ancestress.
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The Girl from the Red Cabaret
Title: The Girl from the Red Cabaret
Character: Dalton Harvey
Released: December 22, 1973
Type: Movie
Harvey hires Mary to seduce his rival Larry and help him gain his revenge. But Maria and Larry fall in love and things become complicated.
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Title: Police Story
Released: March 20, 1973
Type: TV
Police Story is an anthology television crime drama. The show was the brainchild of author and former policeman Joseph Wambaugh and represented a major step forward in the realistic depiction of police work and violence on network TV. Although it was an anthology, there were certain things that all episodes had in common; for instance, the main character in each episode was a police officer. The setting was always Los Angeles and the characters always worked for some branch of the LAPD. Notwithstanding the anthology format, there were recurring characters. Scott Brady appeared in more than a dozen episodes as "Vinnie," a former cop who, upon retirement, had opened a bar catering to police officers, and who acted as a sort of Greek chorus during the run of the series, commenting on the characters and plots.
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Carola
Title: Carola
Character: Gen. Franz von Clodius
Released: February 6, 1973
Type: Movie
Norman Lloyd directed this televised production of Jean Renoir's World War II-era play. Taking place backstage at a theatrical performance in Nazi-occupied France, Carola is a tale of passion and intrigue that involves a beautiful stage actress and her emotional and psychological struggles over a Nazi officer, whom she is entangled in an affair with, and a Resistance leader whom she is hiding. Featuring Leslie Caron as Carola, the play also stars Mel Ferrer, Albert Paulsen, Michael Sacks, Carmen Zapata, and Anthony Zerbe.
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Title: Search
Released: September 13, 1972
Type: TV
Search is an American science fiction series that aired on Wednesday nights on NBC at 10 pm ET, from September 1972 to August 1973. It ran for 23 episodes, not including the two-hour pilot film originally titled Probe. When picked up for series production, the title had to be changed because Probe was the name of an existing PBS series. In the UK the series aired on BBC 1 under the title Search Control. The show was created by Leslie Stevens, and produced by Leslie Stevens, Robert Justman, John Strong and Tony Spinner. The high concept was described as "science fiction in today's world" and the episodes featured many high-tech elements which are considered common in current science fiction shows.
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A Time for Loving
Title: A Time for Loving
Released: April 1, 1972
Type: Movie
The story of an apartment in Paris and the various people that occupy it over the years.
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Title: Columbo
Character: Jerry Parks
Released: September 15, 1971
Type: TV
Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing appearance and apparent absentmindedness, he shrewdly solves all of his cases and secures all evidence needed for indictment. His formidable eye for detail and meticulously dedicated approach often become clear to the killer only late in the storyline.
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Title: Hawaii Five-O
Released: September 20, 1968
Type: TV
Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and Leonard Freeman. Set in Hawaii, the show originally aired for 12 seasons from 1968 to 1980, and continues in reruns. Jack Lord portrayed Detective Lieutenant Steve McGarrett, the head of a special state police task force which was based on an actual unit that existed under martial law in the 1940s. The theme music composed by Morton Stevens became especially popular. Many episodes would end with McGarrett instructing his subordinate to "Book 'em, Danno!", sometimes specifying a charge such as "murder one".
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Title: Apropos Film
Character: himself
Released: November 26, 1967
Type: TV
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Wait Until Dark
Title: Wait Until Dark
Character: French-Canadian Radio Speaker (voice) (uncredited)
Released: October 26, 1967
Type: Movie
After a flight back home, Sam Hendrix returns with a doll he innocently acquired along the way. As it turns out, the doll is actually stuffed with heroin, and a group of criminals led by the ruthless Roat has followed Hendrix back to his place to retrieve it. When Hendrix leaves for business, the crooks make their move -- and find his blind wife, Susy, alone in the apartment. Soon, a life-threatening game begins between Susy and the thugs.
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El Greco
Title: El Greco
Character: El Greco (Domenico Teotocopulo)
Released: August 15, 1966
Type: Movie
Greek painter Domenikos Theotokopoulos (Mel Ferrer) woos a beauty (Rosanna Schiaffino) and faces the Inquisition in 16th-century Spain.
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Sex and the Single Girl
Title: Sex and the Single Girl
Character: Dr. Rudolph (Rudy) DeMeyer
Released: December 25, 1964
Type: Movie
A womanizing reporter for a sleazy tabloid magazine impersonates his hen-pecked neighbor in order to get an expose on renowned psychologist Helen Gurley Brown.
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The Fall of the Roman Empire
Title: The Fall of the Roman Empire
Character: Cleander
Released: March 24, 1964
Type: Movie
Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.
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Paris When It Sizzles
Title: Paris When It Sizzles
Character: M. Hyde (uncredited)
Released: March 16, 1964
Type: Movie
Hollywood producer Alexander Meyerheimer has hired drunken writer Richard Benson to write his latest movie. Benson has been holed up in a Paris apartment supposedly working on the script for months, but instead has spent the time living it up. Benson now has just two days to the deadline and thus hires a temporary secretary, Gabrielle Simpson, to help him complete it in time.
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El señor de La Salle
Title: El señor de La Salle
Character: Juan Bautista de La Salle
Released: January 1, 1964
Type: Movie
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Title: Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
Released: October 4, 1963
Type: TV
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre is an American anthology series, sponsored by Chrysler Corporation, which ran on NBC from 1963 through 1967. The show was hosted by Bob Hope, but it had a variety of formats, including musical, dramatic, and comedy.
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The Longest Day
Title: The Longest Day
Character: Maj. Gen. Robert Haines
Released: September 25, 1962
Type: Movie
The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach. "For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day"
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The Devil and the Ten Commandments
Title: The Devil and the Ten Commandments
Character: Philip Allan
Released: September 14, 1962
Type: Movie
The film consists of seven roughly 15 minute episodes, each showing what will happen if one or more of the Ten Commandments will be broken: Jérome Chambard is warned that he will lose his job if he continues to swear; Françoise Beaufort enamored of a stripper calls on her only to find her married to a janitor who doesn't know what kind of dancing his wife performs; Denis, a Jesuit novice, leaves the order to avenge his sister's suicide, which was provoked by Garigny, who seduced her into prostitution and drug addiction; Philip buys a necklace for Micheline though he is bored with her; a young man find out that his real mother is not Madeleine, but actress Clarisse Ardant; Didier Marin, cashier of a bank, was fired by his boss; the Devil appears as a serpent for Jérome Chambard and the bishop are eating.
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Charge of the Black Lancers
Title: Charge of the Black Lancers
Character: Andrea Di Tula
Released: August 30, 1962
Type: Movie
Sergio of Tula goes to Dubno to free Princess Mascia, who is prisoner of Queen Jassa, but he is seduced by the latter, who stirs his ambition by putting her army at his service to take King Stephen's throne.
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Love, Freedom and Treachery
Title: Love, Freedom and Treachery
Character: Marco
Released: May 8, 1961
Type: Movie
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The Hands of Orlac
Title: The Hands of Orlac
Character: Stephen Orlac
Released: December 1, 1960
Type: Movie
Famed concert pianist Stephen Orlac survives a plane crash, but his hands are permanently destroyed. Helpful surgeon Volcheff grafts a pair of new hands on the hapless Orlac. Unfortunately, they're the hands of an executed murderer - useless for a pianist, but quite handy for less delicate work...
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Blood and Roses
Title: Blood and Roses
Character: Leopoldo De Karnstein
Released: September 14, 1960
Type: Movie
The spirit of a vengeful female vampire is released from her grave and possesses a wealthy young woman of nobility, who preys on other women in her village.
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The World, the Flesh and the Devil
Title: The World, the Flesh and the Devil
Character: Benson Thacker
Released: May 1, 1959
Type: Movie
Ralph Burton is a miner who is trapped for several days as a result of a cave-in. When he finally manages to dig himself out, he realizes that all of mankind seems to have been destroyed in a nuclear holocaust. He travels to New York City only to find it deserted. Making a life for himself there, he is flabbergasted to eventually find Sarah Crandall, who also managed to survive. Together, they form a close friendship until the arrival of Benson Thacker who has managed to pilot his small boat into the city's harbor. At this point the tensions rise between the three, particularly between Thacker, who is white and Burton, who is black.
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Title: Stars in der Manege
Released: April 11, 1959
Type: TV
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Fraulein
Title: Fraulein
Character: Maj. Foster MacLain
Released: June 8, 1958
Type: Movie
In melodramatic fashion, the film tells the tale of a young German woman who finds herself alone in the world when the rest of her family is killed in a WWII air raid. Helping an American military man escape the Gestapo, she finds herself on the run from the Russian Army. Escaping to the American (and safe) side of Berlin, she registers herself as a prostitute (unknowingly) and finds herself caught between the German officer who thinks she is for sale and the American officer who she saved and is now in love with her.
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The Sun Also Rises
Title: The Sun Also Rises
Character: Robert Cohn
Released: August 23, 1957
Type: Movie
A group of disillusioned American expatriate writers live a dissolute, hedonistic lifestyle in 1920's France and Spain.
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The Vintage
Title: The Vintage
Character: Giancarlo Barandero
Released: May 8, 1957
Type: Movie
A young Italian fugitive and his older protective brother hide among the grape pickers at a vineyard in Provence.
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Mayerling
Title: Mayerling
Character: Crown Prince Rudolph
Released: February 4, 1957
Type: Movie
Mayerling is the name of a notorious Austrian village linked to a romantic tragedy. At a royal hunting lodge there, in 1889, Crown Prince Rudolf--desperate over his father's command to put away his teenage mistress, the Baroness Marie Vetsera--shot her to death and killed himself. The misfortune may indeed have been a murder-suicide, but perhaps it was a political assassination, or even the result of a lunatic family vendetta: scholarship is still catching up with the facts.
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Elena and Her Men
Title: Elena and Her Men
Character: Le comte Henri de Chevincourt
Released: September 12, 1956
Type: Movie
Set amid the military maneuvers and Quatorze Juillet carnivals of turn-of-the-century France, Jean Renoir’s delirious romantic comedy Elena and her Men stars a radiant Ingrid Bergman as a beautiful, but impoverished, Polish princess who drives men of all stations to fits of desperate love. When Elena elicits the fascination of a famous general, she finds herself at the center of romantic machinations and political scheming, with the hearts of several men—as well as the future of France—in her hands.
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War and Peace
Title: War and Peace
Character: Prince Andrei Bolkonsky
Released: August 21, 1956
Type: Movie
Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families.
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Oh... Rosalinda!!
Title: Oh... Rosalinda!!
Character: Capt. Alfred Westerman
Released: November 21, 1955
Type: Movie
In post-war Vienna, Rosalinda and her husband become embroiled in a series of complicated escapades that puts their marital bliss at risk.
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Forbidden
Title: Forbidden
Character: Don Paolo Salinas
Released: September 23, 1955
Type: Movie
Don Paolo, a young parson troubled by his love for Agnese, tries to make peace in a little village in Sardinia where two families are at war.
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Knights of the Round Table
Title: Knights of the Round Table
Character: Arthur
Released: December 22, 1953
Type: Movie
In Camelot, kingdom of Arthur and Merlin, Lancelot is well known for his courage and honor. But one day he must quit Camelot and the Queen Guinevere's love, leaving the Round Table without protection.
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Saadia
Title: Saadia
Character: Henrik
Released: December 1, 1953
Type: Movie
Saadia is a wild, strange Arab girl whose life has been dominated by a local sorceress, a vengeful outcast in the community, who has convinced her she has the "evil eye" and brings disaster to all who love her. French doctor Henrik takes her to his clinic, for rehabilitation purposes, and falls in love with her as does his friend, Si Lahssen, the reigning prince of this small Moroccan state. When a plague falls on the town, Saadia is convinced she is responsible, and rides alone into the mountain country to retrieve the plague serum being held for ransom by bandits. The love triangle dominates most of the rest of the film.
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Title: The Oscars
Character: Self
Released: March 18, 1953
Type: TV
An annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a statuette, officially the Academy Award of Merit, that is better known by its nickname Oscar.
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Lili
Title: Lili
Character: Paul Berthalet
Released: March 10, 1953
Type: Movie
Members of a circus troupe "adopt" Lili Daurier when she finds herself stranded in a strange town. The magician who first comes to her rescue already has romantic entanglements and thinks of her as a little girl. Who can she turn to but the puppets, singing to them her troubles, forgetting that there are puppeteers? A crowd gathers around Lili as she sings. The circus has a new act. She now has a job. Will she get her heart's desire?
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Rancho Notorious
Title: Rancho Notorious
Character: Frenchy Fairmont
Released: May 12, 1952
Type: Movie
A man in search of revenge infiltrates a ranch, hidden in an inhospitable region, where its owner, Altar Keane, gives shelter to outlaws fleeing from the law in exchange for a price.
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Scaramouche
Title: Scaramouche
Character: Noel, Marquis de Maynes
Released: May 8, 1952
Type: Movie
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
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The Brave Bulls
Title: The Brave Bulls
Character: Luís Bello
Released: April 18, 1951
Type: Movie
A matador must recover his courage after being gored in the ring.
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Born to Be Bad
Title: Born to Be Bad
Character: Gabriel 'Gobby' Broome
Released: September 28, 1950
Type: Movie
Christabel Caine has the face of angel and the heart of a swamp rat. She'll step on anyone to get what she wants, including her own family. A master of manipulation, she covertly breaks off the engagement of her trusting cousin, Donna, to her fabulously wealthy beau, Curtis Carey. Once married to Curtis herself, Christabel continues her affair with novelist Nick Bradley, who knows she's evil, but loves her anyway.
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Title: What's My Line?
Released: February 2, 1950
Type: TV
Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.
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Lost Boundaries
Title: Lost Boundaries
Character: Scott Mason Carter
Released: July 2, 1949
Type: Movie
A light-skinned African-American family are "passing" in an all-white New England town. When the truth comes out, the more prejudiced neighbors demand their expulsion from the community.