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Lorne Greene (February 12, 1915 – September 11, 1987), was the stage name of Lyon Himan Green, OC, a Canadian actor.
His television roles include Ben Cartwright on the western Bonanza, and Commander Adama in the science fiction movie and subsequent TV Series Battlestar Galactica. He also worked on the Canadian television nature documentary series Lorne Greene's New Wilderness, and in television commercials as a dog food spokesman.
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After her mechanical nutcracker is broken by her brother, Clara falls asleep under the Christmas tree with the broken nutcracker in her arms and enters a dream world where the toys come alive.
Runtime: 85 min.
Directed by: Ron Meraska
Much under-rated animated feature film from the people behind the classic film "Charlotte's Web" (and most notably Fred Flintstone, Yogi Bear, Scooby-Doo, and Tom and Jerry). Unlike the limited animation they developed for television, H-B Studios' "Heidi's Song" features rich, gorgeous, and colorful scenery, a beloved classic story, and wonderful songs
Runtime: 94 min.
Directed by: Robert Taylor
The Battlestar Galactica and its ragtag fleet of ships finally arrive at the Earth, only to discover that the planet is not prepared for the inevitable Cylon invasion.
Runtime: 96 min.
As: Cmdr. Adama
Running low on fuel, the Battlestar Galactica receives the help of the supposedly lost Battlestar Pegasus which is taking the offensive with the Cylons.
Runtime: 108 min.
As: Commander Adama
After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from September 17, 1978, to August 17, 1980. The first and fifth episodes of the series were edited into this theatrical feature film. Taken together, the two ...
Runtime: 148 min.
As: Bishop Francis
Phillipe Charboneau is the illegitimate son of an English duke. When he travels from France to England to claim his inheritance, he incurs the wrath of his father's family and is forced to flee to America, where he becomes involved in the events leading to the American Revolution.
Runtime: 240 min.
Directed by: Lee H. Katzin
As: Matthew Arnold Watson
The bizarre story behind the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy and what might have happened had he been brought to trial.
Runtime: 210 min.
As: Marshall Cole
On its maiden flight, the crew of America's first supersonic transport learns that it may not be able to land, due to an act of sabotage and a deadly flu onboard.
Runtime: 89 min.
Directed by: David Lowell Rich
As: Sam Royce
Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to survive life or death situations. The plot concerns the struggle for survival after a catastrophic earthquake destroys most of the city of Los Angeles, California.
Runtime: 122 min.
Directed by: Mark Robson
As: Ambassador Warren Richards
Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the disappearing Japan
Runtime: 143 min.
Directed by: Shirô Moritani
As: Fiddler on the Roof
In 1972, the Arizona State Park bought the London Bridge. Tom Jones (as himself) is magically transported to the bridge's new location where he, befuddled, sings with other celebrities, has adventures and gets kidnapped by “the villain”.
Runtime: 48 min.
Directed by: David Winters
As: Clem J. Cummings
A marshal nicknamed "The Hangman" because of his track record in hunting down and capturing wanted criminals traces a robbery suspect to a small town. However, the man is known and liked in the town, and the citizens band together to try to help him avoid capture.
Runtime: 87 min.
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Lawyer Ralph Anderson arrives in Tula, an amazingly remote town in the desert, as reluctant emissary of mob chief Victor Massonetti, who wants the airstrip clear for his unofficial exit from the country. Ralph's arrival has a profound effect on his estranged father, the sheriff; his brother Tip, an alcoholic deputy; and his ex-sweetheart Linda, now married to Tip. Tension builds as a small army ...
Runtime: 84 min.
Directed by: Norman Panama
During the War of 1812 against Britain: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will arrive with 60 ships and 16,000 men to take the city. In this situation an island near the city becomes strategically important to both parties, but it's inhabited by the last big buccaneer: Jean Lafitte. Although Lafitte never attacks American ships, the ...
Runtime: 119 min.
Directed by: Anthony Quinn
As: Michael O'Reilly
A rich, dying Easterner hires gunfighter Brad Ellison to find his brother and heir in Mexico. En route, it becomes clear to Ellison that his is a dying profession. At a remote rancho, Ellison enlists ranch foreman Miles Lang to help him search the hills where the missing man is rumored to have lived. They find nothing ...except that someone wants to kill them; and Ellison becomes wrapped in a maze of ...
Runtime: 82 min.
Directed by: George Sherman
As: District Attorney
Grace Metalious' once-notorious bestseller Peyton Place is given a lavish -- and necessarily toned-down -- film treatment in this deluxe 20th Century-Fox production. Set during WWII, the film concentrates on several denizens of the outwardly respectable New England community of Peyton Place. Top-billed Lana Turner plays shopkeeper Constance McKenzie, who tries to make up for a past indiscretion ...
Runtime: 157 min.
Directed by: Mark Robson
As: Benjamin Costain
A former model, serving time in prison, becomes a key witness in a trial against a notorious gangster. She is put under protective watch by the District Attorney in a posh hotel, but the crime kingpin makes attempts to get to her.
Runtime: 97 min.
Directed by: Phil Karlson
A Greek artisan is commissioned to cast the cup of Christ in silver and sculpt around its rim the faces of the disciples and Jesus himself. He travels to Jerusalem and eventually to Rome to complete the task. Meanwhile, a nefarious interloper is trying to convince the crowds that he is the new Messiah by using nothing more than cheap parlor tricks.
Runtime: 142 min.
Directed by: Victor Saville
Much activity is happening in naval yards on the western shores of the Pacific as tensions rise across the ocean with Nazi Germany's support of the Japanese government and military. As such, westerners in Pacific outposts have headed home in case of war in the Pacific. These tensions make it difficult for Japanese-Canadians who have adopted their new homeland as their own. The Japanese learned modern ...
Runtime: 20 min.
Directed by: Stuart Legg
As: Narrator (voice)
This Canadian produced film spotlights the young flyers of the Canadian Air Force in the early days of World War II. Quite well done and rarely seen. Narrated by Lorne Greene later the star of Bonanza.
Runtime: 17 min.
Directed by: Raymond Spottiswoode
This short WWII propaganda documentary drives home the point that steel and committed steel workers can make the difference between winning and losing in modern warfare. A short sequence demonstrating the depravity of the Nazis is followed by a detailed explanation of the manufacture of Bren guns, ambulances, transport trucks and submarine chasers in Canada during World War II.
Runtime: 11 min.
Directed by: John McDougall
Stars: Lorne Greene