A boy dreams to become like his ski jumping idol Jari Puikkonen. However, his parents are worried because he neglects the school. One day while going on practice, he rescues a baby left in a car with no parking brake hooked back up. The baby happens to be Puikkonen's son.
Two black brothers in a traveling minstrel show in the early part of the twentieth century have two different goals. One brother is determined to succeed in a field that is dominated by white performers in blackface, and the other is a composer fighting to break away from the stereotypes associated with black minstrel performers.
Lee Hazlewood's album “Cowboy in Sweden” presented as a series of dreams. The movie alternates between absurdist skits and songs, given totally incongruous visual settings.
Red Riding Hood is tried for the murder of The Wolf.
A student with a crush on his teacher becomes even more frustrated when his widowed father begins going out with the woman.
A short film made in 1984 by the band New Order which sees them interview the personnel behind their record label Factory, including Tony Wilson, Martin Hannett, Rob Gretton, Alan Erasmus, and Peter Saville amongst others. It also includes three live performances of New Order at the Haçienda.
A two-and-a-half hour documentary retrospective on the career of Orson Welles.
TV play about a video director
A brother and sister get caught up in the drug scene in their local high school, with tragic results.
Investigating the murder of a writer responsible for a Mob exposed, Kojak discovers that the dead man's wife is an old flame.
Adam West confronts a cult of demonic children in Victorian London performing necromancy and human sacrifice — all of whose members were born under the sign of Cancer. The film was the pilot for Zodiac, a twelve part series of TV movies from Gold Key Entertainment. Future instalments would have included titles as Vengeance Of Virgo, starring Christopher Lee, The Left Hand of Gemini with Ian McShane, Joan Collins in The Aquarian and The Aries Computer, starring Vincent Price, which would have involved a supercomputer conquering an overpopulated Earth. Sadly, the series was cancelled , but story ideas from unproduced episodes were later repurposed for the short-lived 1974 comedy/crime series from Thames Television — also called Zodiac.
Katherine Gilvey is a comely councilwoman, whose campaign for Attorney General is being managed by her ambitious, but cold-hearted husband Benjamin, which takes a turn when photographs surface of her liasion with a male prostitute, who used to be a law client of hers, and has now turned up dead. Also is a note telling her to withdraw from the campaign or the photos will be made public. Investigating on her own, Katherine's suspects to the idenity of the blackmailer are: a shadowy power broker, a charismatic minister, an activist priest, or even her own husband.
A play that looks at the lives of F. Scott Fitzgerald, his wife Zelda, and Ernest Hemmingway in 1925 Paris. This dramatization brings to life the personalities of Scott and Zelda as well as the time period that produced “The Great Gatsby.”
BBC TV special interviews Gene Kelly about his life and career.