|Ablaze 2000 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Jim Wynorski
Cast: John Bradley, Ice-T, Tom Arnold, Amanda Pays, Cathy Lee Crosby, Pat Harrington Jr., Edward Albert, Michael Dudikoff, Mary Jo Catlett, Richard Biggs, Christian Oliver, Michael Trucco, William Zabka, Eric James Virgets, Michael Cavanaugh
There's a disaster out there, and it's not just in the story. Developer Wendell Mays (Tom Arnold) needs money, so he sets fire to his refinery in order to get the insurance money. The firemen and other relief agencies have their hands full. Ice-T has two short scenes.
|Benny and Barney: Las Vegas Undercover 1977 TV, 76 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Thriller
aka: Las Vegas Undercover
Benny and Barney, The Aristocrats
Director: Ron Satlof
Cast: Terry Kiser, Tim Thomerson, Rodney Dangerfield, George Gobel, Pat Harrington Jr., Hugh O'Brian, Jane Seymour, Bobby Troup, Jack Cassidy, Marty Allen, Jack Colvin, Michael Pataki, Richard Gautier, Ted Cassidy, Don Marsh
There are lots of cameo appearances in this comedy-thriller where Benny (Terry Kiser) and Barney (Tim Thomerson) are Las Vegas undercover cops who pose as entertainers to recover a kidnapped singer.
|The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes 1969 G, 90 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Family
Director: Robert Butler
Cast: Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, Joe Flynn, William Schallert, Alan Hewitt, Richard Bakalyan, Debbie Paine, Frank Webb, Michael McGreevey, Jon Provost, Alexander Clarke, Frank Welker, Bing Russell, Fabian Dean, Pat Harrington Jr.
In this Disney comedy, college student Dexter Riley (Kurt Russell) is involved in an accident that causes computer data to be implanted in his brain. This leads to a merry chase as mobster A.J. Arno (Cesar Romero) wants the information stored in Riley's head. There are two sequels: "Now You See Him, Now You Don't" and "The Strongest Man in the World."
|The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat 1974 R, 76 min.|
Director: Robert(2) Taylor
Cast: Skip Hinnant, Reva Rose, Bob Holt, Robert Ridgely, Fred Smoot, Pat Harrington Jr., Dick Whittington, Peter Leeds, Louisa Moritz, Stanley Adams
This second go-around of the original X-rated "Fritz the Cat" is not bad, with some funny moments as Fritz is on welfare, has a nagging wife, and looks for escape through dreaming of what his other eight lives might be like. Still clearly for adults only.
|The President's Analyst 1967 N/R, 103 min.|
Director: Theodore J. Flicker
Cast: James Coburn, Godfrey Cambridge, Severn Darden, Joan Delaney, Pat Harrington Jr., Eduard Franz, Walter Burke, Will Geer, William Daniels, Arte Johnson
Dr. Sidney Schaefer (James Coburn) has been selected as personal psychiatrist to the President of the United States. Because of all the state secrets he learns, he becomes paranoid. Suspecting both American and foreign government agents, he is wary of everyone. James Coburn: "Killing is an excellent way of dealing with a hostility problem."
|Savage 1973 TV, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
aka: Watch Dog
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Will Geer, Paul Richards, Michele Carey, Barry Sullivan, Dabney Coleman, Pat Harrington Jr., Jack Bender, Louise Latham, Susan Howard, Victor Millan, Warren J. Kemmerling, Richard Stahl, Danny Goldman
Steven Spielberg moved away from TV after this entry that concerns TV investigative reporter Paul Savage (Martin Landau). He obtains a photo of a Supreme Court nominee that could destroy the nominee's career, but the photo is too hot to handle.
|Stage Struck 1958 N/R, 95 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: Henry Fonda, Susan Strasberg, Joan Greenwood, Herbert Marshall, Christopher Plummer, Pat Harrington Jr., Frank Campanella, John Fiedler, Jack Weston, Daniel Ocko, Sally Gracie, Nina Hansen, Harold Grau, Patricia Englund, Clint Young
This remake of 1933's "Morning Glory" is good fare. It follows an aspiring actress, Eva Lovelace (Susan Strasberg), who finds it difficult, but she works herself up from being a theater employee and finds success on Broadway.
|These Old Broads 2001 TV, 95 min.|
Director: Matthew Diamond
Cast: Shirley MacLaine, Joan Collins, Debbie Reynolds, Elizabeth Taylor, Jonathan Silverman, Nestor Carbonell, Peter Graves, Gene Barry, Pat Harrington Jr., Carlos Jacott, Pat Crawford Brown, Suzanne Carney, Heath Hyche, Hinton Battle, Betty Carvalho
After a re-release of a 1960s film gains cult status, a TV executive, needing a hit show, decides to bring the three stars Kate Westbourne, Addie Holden, and Piper Grayson (Shirley MacLaine, Joan Collins, and Debbie Reynolds) together for a reunion special on TV. But the three stars dislike each other and always have. They all have the same agent, Beryl Mason (Elizabeth Taylor). Will she be able to convince them to make the special? Some funny lines here and there.
|The Wheeler Dealers 1963 N/R, 106 min.|
Director: Arthur Hiller
Cast: James Garner, Lee Remick, Phil Harris, Chill Wills, Jim Backus, Louis Nye, John Astin, Pat Harrington Jr., Robert Strauss, Pat Crowley
Texas oil baron Henry Tyroon (James Garner) heads for New York City to invest in the Stock Market and becomes involved with stock analyst Molly Thatcher (Lee Remick).
|1. Ablaze (2000)|
2. Benny and Barney: Las Vegas Undercover (1977)
aka: Las Vegas Undercover
aka: Benny and Barney, The Aristocrats
3. The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)
4. Easy Come, Easy Go (1967)
5. The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
6. The President's Analyst (1967)
7. Savage (1973)
aka: Watch Dog
8. Stage Struck (1958)
9. These Old Broads (2001)
10. The Wheeler Dealers (1963)
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