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Cast (feature film)

1.
Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
The true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the legendary New York heiress and socialite who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great opera singer. The voice she heard in her head was beautiful, but to everyone else it was hilariously awful. Her "husband" and manager, St Clair Bayfield, an a
2.
Praise Marx and Pass the Ammunition (1968)
A supposed Marxist travels around Britain trying to start a revolution, but constnaly gets sidetracked by his penchant for bedding with women he picks up on his way. Soon, his party leaders prepare a tribunal to ask for his ouster.

Producer (feature film)

3.
Mothers and Daughters (2004)
A story of Londoners connected by family, friends and a certain therapist who brings all her patients' problems back to their mothers. Lives start to unravel during an eventful dinner party where the cook spoils the food, a coke headed model flirts with a married vicar, a secret affair is exposed, o

Music (feature film)

4.
Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
The true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the legendary New York heiress and socialite who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great opera singer. The voice she heard in her head was beautiful, but to everyone else it was hilariously awful. Her "husband" and manager, St Clair Bayfield, an a
5.
Sparkle (2012)
When it comes to your dreams, will you know when to make the right move? For 19-year-old Sparkle, an innocent, bubbly young woman growing up in late 1960s Detroit, making that leap has its rewards and its consequences. The girl who grew up admiring her mother and sisters and loving everything about
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Mothers and Daughters (2004)
A story of Londoners connected by family, friends and a certain therapist who brings all her patients' problems back to their mothers. Lives start to unravel during an eventful dinner party where the cook spoils the food, a coke headed model flirts with a married vicar, a secret affair is exposed, o
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Head of State (Theatrical) (2003)
Country music super-star Liam Page leaves his bride, Josie, at the altar choosing fame and fortune instead. However, Liam never got over Josie, his one true love, nor did he ever forget his Southern roots in the small community where he was born and raised. When he unexpectedly returns to his hometo
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Head of State (2003)
Mays Gilliam, a Washington D.C. neighborhood Alderman, is about to be red-lined out of his job. But after the untimely death of the party frontrunner, Gilliam is plucked from obscurity, and thrust into the limelight as his party''s nominee--for President of the United States. The players in Gilliam''s life include: Mitch Gilliam, his unsophisticated older brother who becomes his running mate; Kim, his ex-girlfriend who had once dumped him, but who now has a sudden change of heart as she sees a chance at becoming First Lady; Martin Geller, his campaign manager; Lisa Clark, the woman who truly believes in Gilliam; and Debra Lassiter, the woman who doesn''t have faith in his candidacy, and is serving as his reluctant advisor.
9.
Langrishe, Go Down (2002)
The story of a lonely single woman, of gone-to-seed aristocratic origins, who throws herself into a passionate love affair with an unscrupulous intellectual living on her property.
10.
Greatest Store in the World, The (2000)
After their van/home blows up, an unemployed mother and her two daughters face homelessness. That is, until they create a secret hideout inside a wonderful department store. But a wary security guard is out to put a stop to their little ruse.
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Topsy-Turvy (1999)
William Schwenck Gilbert is the librettist, writing the words. Arthur Sullivan is the composer, writing the music. Gilbert is the very model of a 19th-century British gentleman, an overly proper married man certain that he knows best. For nearly a decade, Gilbert and Sullivan's collaborations have d
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Radeau de la Meduse, Le (1995) as Music
Based on one of the most notorious episodes in French naval history. During July 1816 the French frigate Medusa leaves Guadalupe en route to Senegal. On board is a crew sympathetic to the recently defeated Napoleon Bonaparte and a captain who hasn't sailed for twenty years and is close to the restor
13.
Anne Frank Remembered (1995) as Music
Documentary reconstructing the life of Anne Frank from her early childhood to her death in the Bergen Belsen concentration camp just weeks before the Third Reich fell.
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Liberation (1994) as Music
Varied accounts which shed light on Hitler's attempt to eradicate the Jews. The film's time scope begins in September 1939 and concludes after the concentration camps were liberated at the end of WWII.
15.
Return of the Native, The (1994)
An Englishwoman begins a tragic love affair when her diamond merchant husband decides to lead a simple life teaching school in their village. Based on Thomas Hardy's classic novel.
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Lie Down With Lions (1994)
Set in the Armenian-Azerbaijan war zone, an American hospital worker is emotionally torn between two men, both of whom are spies for the opposite sides.
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Widows' Peak (1994) as Music; Music Director
Set in Ireland in the 1920s, a mysterious young American woman wreaks havoc upon her arrival in Kilshannon, a small town inhabited largely by widows and led by Mrs. Doyle Counihan.
18.
Kiss of Death, The (1994) as Music
A young undertaker's assistant buries the dead during the day and spends his nights learning the responsibilities of adulthood.
19.
D.W. Griffith: Father of Film (1993)
A three-part special examining D.W. Griffith's contributions to filmmaking.
20.
Trial, The (1993) as Music
Set in Prague pre World War I, the life of a successful young banker collapses when he's arrested on unexplained criminal charges.
21.
Sense of History, A (1992) as Music
A strictly guided tour through the estate and family background of the 23rd Earl of Leete.
22.
Diary of a Madman (1991) as Music
23.
Crucifer Of Blood (1991)
British detective Sherlock Holmes seeks a man who has disappeared, leaving behind a piece of an old map bearing a cross made in human blood.
24.
Secret Life Of Ian Fleming, The (1990)
The adventures of Ian Fleming, the suave secret agent, drew on his own true-life experiences to write 14 James Bond novels and provide the foundation for 16 Bond movies.
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Frankenstein Unbound (1990) as Music
An experiment gone wrongs sends scientist Joseph Buchanan and his future car back to 1817. There he is recruited by Baron Frankenstein to help create a mate for his monster.
26.
Tragedy of Flight 103, The (1990)
A movie based on the events leading up to the terrorist bombing of a Pam Am airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, in December 1988.
27.
They Never Slept (1990) as Music
A proper young lady is recruited into the British Secret Service during World War II.
28.
Crossing to Freedom (1990)
A television movie in which an old Englishman leads a group of children in a perilous cross-country flight to the safety of England during the Nazi occupation of France.
29.
Rainbow, The (1989) as Music Conductor (Symphonie Orchester Graunke)
Experiences and frustrations of a young girl on the brink of womanhood.
30.
Rainbow, The (1989) as Music
Experiences and frustrations of a young girl on the brink of womanhood.
31.
Harold Lloyd: The Third Genius (1989)
A two-part documentary about the life of film comedian Harold Lloyd, covering his beginnings in Hollywood, his time with Hal Roach's acting company, and the advent of sound in motion pictures. Lloyd's life is drawn from film clips, home movies, photo stills and interviews with colleagues, family and
33.
Scandal (1989)
True story of the political sex scandal in Great Britain in 1963 involving callgirls Christine Keeler, Mandy Rice- Davies, Tory Cabinet Minister John Profumo, and Soviet Naval Attache Eugene Ivanov, which toppled the British government.
34.
Skulduggery (1989) as Music
A look at the changing lives of three young dropouts.
35.
Unknown Chaplin (1986)
A three-part British documentary (1983) about the genius of Charles Chaplin. A cache of Chaplin footage, including rushes, outtakes, and abandoned films, comprises most of the three segments, providing a unique glimpse of the great actor/director at work. Part 1 ("My Happiest Years") covers the peri
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Unknown Chaplin (1986)
A three-part British documentary (1983) about the genius of Charles Chaplin. A cache of Chaplin footage, including rushes, outtakes, and abandoned films, comprises most of the three segments, providing a unique glimpse of the great actor/director at work. Part 1 ("My Happiest Years") covers the peri
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Murrow (1986)
A made-for-cable movie about veteran newscaster, Edward R. Murrow, beginning with his return to CBS in New York at the end of World War II, after his celebrated stint as a radio newsman during the London Blitz. The depiction of Murrow, William S. Paley, Frank Stanton, and Fred Friendly, offers a por
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Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe (1985)
An adaptation of George Eliot's nineteenth-century novel about the linen weaver, Silas Marner, who leads an embittered, lonely life in a rural English village after being unjustly accused of robbery. His faith in love and society is rekindled when an abandoned baby girl is left on his doorstep. A "M
40.
King David (1985) as Music; Music Director
The biblical story of David's involvements with Saul, Goliath and Bathsheba.
41.
Sakharov (1984)
Russian nuclear physicist turned political dissident Andrei Sakharov, whose outspoken views on human rights oppression in his homeland brought him not only the Nobel Peace Prize, but also internal exile in the closed-to-foreigners city of Gorky, was the timely subject of this made-for-cable film. It
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Champions (1983) as Music; Music Director
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Aerodrome, The (1983) as Music
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The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) as Music
Co-stars have an affair while filming the story of a doomed love.
47.
Birth of the Beatles (1979) as Original Music
When young British musicians John Lennon and Paul McCartney form a rock 'n' roll group, it morphs into the Beatles, with George Harrison, Stu Sutcliffe and Pete Best rounding out the ensemble. Eager to play gigs, the band takes up residency in Hamburg and begins to hone its sound. Various events lea
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Sailor's Return, The (1978) as Music
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Man Friday (1975) as Music
This take-off on the classic, "Robinson Crusoe" finds Friday revolting against white supremacy with Crusoe losing the man-to-man conflict for human dignity.
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What's Next? (1974) as Music
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Catholics (1973)
This acclaimed religious drama, set in the future, brings theological adversaries head to head -- the Vatican's emissary of change and a strong-willed abbot clinging to the old ways. Filmed on location in the Republic of Ireland.
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Rentadick (1972)
Armitage runs a chemical company that is on the verge of producing a gas that causes temporary disability. Clearly the military want it but it is also sought by a group of Japanese. Both Armitage and Madam Greenfly hire different people in the same detective agency to guard the gas and steal it respectively... confusion, double crosses and hilarity ensue...
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Praise Marx and Pass the Ammunition (1968)
A supposed Marxist travels around Britain trying to start a revolution, but constnaly gets sidetracked by his penchant for bedding with women he picks up on his way. Soon, his party leaders prepare a tribunal to ask for his ouster.
54.
A Lovely Way To Die (1968) as Rec prod by
A police detective quits the force after charges of brutality, gets a job protecting a woman accused of murder, falls in love with her, and then ends up proving she was set up.
55.
The Bofors Gun (1968) as Music
On the night before he is to be sent home, a British soldier in the 1950s, has to face an Irish gunner.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

56.
Inside Man (2006) as Asset prod asst
Four people dressed in painters' outfits march into the busy lobby of Manhattan Trust, a cornerstone Wall Street Branch of a worldwide financial institution. Within seconds, the costumed robbers place the bank under a surgically planned siege, and the 50 patrons and staff become unwitting pawns in a

Cast (special)

57.
Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio (1991)
A special featuring a premiere performance of an oratorio written by Paul McCartney and Carl Davis, inspired by the former's childhood in Liverpool. Includes a documentary introduction featuring the extensive preparations and rehearsal for the concert as well as reminiscenes by McCartney.

Music (special)

58.
Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces (2000)
This documentary reveals the secrets of the screen's first great horror star.
59.
Goodnight Mister Tom (1999)
Tom Oakley, a cantankerous old man, is exiled from the life of his village and weighed down with memories. As Britain stands on the brink of World War II, William, an 11-year-old evacuee from London, begins to flourish under Tom's care. The two develop a bond so strong that when William's mother sum
60.
Goodnight Mister Tom (1999)
Tom Oakley, a cantankerous old man, is exiled from the life of his village and weighed down with memories. As Britain stands on the brink of World War II, William, an 11-year-old evacuee from London, begins to flourish under Tom's care. The two develop a bond so strong that when William's mother sum
61.
Face of Russia, The (1998)
Three-part documentary exploring Russian culture and art. Hosted by Dr. James H. Billington, the United States Librarian of Congress and a historian of Russia.
62.
Oliver's Travels (1996)
When Oliver, a professor of comparative religion, is laid off by his university, he sets out to find Aristotle, a famous compiler of crossword puzzles. Oliver discovers that Aristotle's home has been ransacked and that he is nowhere to be found. He joins forces with police detective Diane Priest and
63.
Christmas Carol (1995) as Music
Dance interpretation of Charles Dickens' classic tale "A Christmas Carol," featuring the Northern Ballet Theater.
64.
George Stevens: D-Day to Berlin (1994) as Music
This documentary follows American troops from D-Day 1944 to their stand in Berlin 1945.
65.
Black Velvet Gown, The (1993)
A drama about a 19th-century English working-class mother and daughter whose fight against the prejudices of their age leads to tragedy.
66.
Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio (1991)
A special featuring a premiere performance of an oratorio written by Paul McCartney and Carl Davis, inspired by the former's childhood in Liverpool. Includes a documentary introduction featuring the extensive preparations and rehearsal for the concert as well as reminiscenes by McCartney.
67.
Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio (1991)
A special featuring a premiere performance of an oratorio written by Paul McCartney and Carl Davis, inspired by the former's childhood in Liverpool. Includes a documentary introduction featuring the extensive preparations and rehearsal for the concert as well as reminiscenes by McCartney.
68.
Paul Gauguin: The Savage Dream (1989) as Music
A documentary highlighting the period in the life of artist Paul Gauguin when he traveled to Tahiti to capture the Polynesian people on canvas. Gauguin's own thoughts taken from his writings are used to shed light on the details of his art.
69.
Once in a Lifetime (1988)
A presentation of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's classic play, set in Hollywood in the 1920s, about three vaudeville players who seek their fortunes teaching silent film stars how to talk.
70.
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984)
Biography of the Academy Award winning director including dramatic color footage of WWII.
71.
Tale of Beatrix Potter, The (1984) as Music
A two-part drama that tells the story of Beatrix Potter, the children's book author whose most famous story, "Peter Rabbit," has been entertaining young people for generations. The drama relates how Beatrix, born in London in 1866 and raised by rigid Victorian standards, came to write her illustrate
72.
American Film Institute Salute to Lillian Gish, The (1984)
A tribute to actress Lilian Gish, winner of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award.
73.
Staying On (1981)
An English couple in their seventies find that the drastic changes of taking place in post-colonial India wreak havoc on their sedate way of life and lead them to regret their decision to stay rather than return to England.

Music (TV Mini-Series)

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Separate but Equal (1991)
A two-part miniseries. Dramatizes the events leading up to the 1954 Supreme Court decision on school desegregation, "Brown vs. Board of Education."
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Far Pavilions, The (1984)
Faithfully adapted from M.M. Kaye's epic 1978 novel of British colonial India of the 19th century, this colorful miniseries (HBO's first) about battle, love and treachery and intrigue, as well as love and honor involving one of Her Majesty's cavalry officers and an Indian princess who has been promi

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

80.
Passion and Paradise (1989)
A two-part miniseries based on the true-life 1943 murder of Sir Harry Oakes, a wealthy businessman who was killed in the Bahamas. Oakes' protective love for his daughter had clashed with her defiant love for the handsome gigolo she married. Alfred DeMarigny becomes the prime suspect in the murder of

Music (TV Mini-Series)

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Ashenden (1992)

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