Dorothy Hackett McGuire (June 14, 1916 – September 13, 2001) was an American actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for Gentleman's Agreement (1947) and won the National Board of Review Award for Best Actress for Friendly Persuasion (1956).
Married to Life magazine photographer John Swope for more than 35 years, she had a son, photographer Mark Swope, and a daughter, actress Topo SwopeMcGuire died of cardiac arrest on September 13, 2001, following a brief illness, at the age of 85.
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The story of a mysterious woman claiming to be the dead daughter of a rich man trying to solve the problems of her son and mentally handicapped daughter is presented by the Hall of Fame. Is she really...
I Never Sang for My Father
A man who wants to move to California and marry his girlfriend, but still lives in the shadow of his aging father, finds it difficult.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck is awarded the AFI Life Achievement Award.
Disney's Greatest Lullabies Volume 2
What better way to say goodnight than with Disney's Greatest Lullabies? Soothing refrains from masterfully crafted shorts and features you come to know and love. The most poignant, precious moments f...
Amos Lasher lost his wife and home in an accident and found himself in the care of the state at the Sunset Nursing Home. The head nurse, Daisy Daws, ruled the cowed patients with an iron hand, but as ...
Between the Darkness and the Dawn
A 17-year-old girl lapses into a coma and wakes up 20 years later.
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Hotel aired on ABC from September 21, 1983 to May 5, 1988 in the time slot following Dynasty. The Gregory Hotel is in San Francisco. There is a hotel in the Nob Hill neighborhood. The personal and pro...
St. Elsewhere is an American medical drama television series that originally ran on NBC from October 26, 1982 to May 25, 1988. The series starred Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd and William Daniels as teach...
The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel
A female doctor returns from the city to her home in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Appalachia in the 1930s, intending to bring modern medical care to the area's impoverished and ill-educated residents. ...
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The lives and loves of the four March sisters, Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth, were chronicled in the two part miniseries. The sisters must rely on each other for strength in the face of tragedies.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda
Henry Fonda is honored for his career in theater, television and film by friends, family, and co-workers.
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Rich Man, Poor Man
Based on the best-selling 1969 novel by Irwin Shaw, the series follows the divergent career courses of the impoverished German American Jordache brothers.
A story about a teenage boy who runs away from his foster home after wrongly being accused of theft and soon crosses paths with a young leopard which has escaped from a wild-animal compound during a l...
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The Greatest Story Ever Told
The life of Jesus Christ is given an all-star treatment in this epic retelling. The execution of all the newborn males in Egypt by King Herod is one of the major aspects of Christ's life.
Mother Carey has three children who are moving to Maine. The Postmaster helped them get into the house. The owner is a man named Mr. Hamilton won't mind living there since he won't be coming home for ...
Swiss Family Robinson
The Robinson family is marooned on an island with an impressive array of wildlife. In true pioneer spirit, they quickly make themselves at home, but soon face a danger that is greater than nature: pir...
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
Robert Preston played the role of Professor Harold Hill in Dark at the Top of the Stairs. The early 20th-century harness salesman was aware of the obsolescence of his product. He tries to make up for ...
This Earth Is Mine
Wine makers were financially challenged and had to decide if they wanted to cooperate with bootleggers to survive.
The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker
Mr was in Pennsylvania in the early 1900s. There are two company offices and two families with 17 children. He has kept two separate homes with an office in Philadelphia and an office in Harrisburg. W...
A Summer Place
A self-made businessman reignites a romance with a former flame while their two teenage children begin a romance of their own with drastic consequences for both couples.
The Best Doggoned Dog in the World
Disneyland aired an episode of "The Best Doggoned Dog in the World" on November 20, 1957. Robert Stevenson and Larry Lansburgh directed it. A preview of Old Yeller is provided in this episode.
Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860s. When a yellow mongrel comes for an uninvited ...
The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when ...
A Mexican boy is accused of killing a Caucasian girl. Arthur Kennedy, the two-faced attorney who takes the boy's case, is only interested in defending him so he can exploit his Communist-backed organi...
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Make Haste to Live
A single mother in New Mexico believes her death is in the hands of a stalker.
CBS aired an American anthology series called Climax! from 1954 to 1958. William Lundigan and Mary Costa hosted the show. It was one of the few CBS programs that was broadcast in color. The episodes w...
Three Coins in the Fountain
Three American roommates working in Italy wish for the man of their dreams after throwing coins into the Trevi Fountain. A secretary at a government agency tries to win the heart of her employer by ro...
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I Want You
The outbreak of hostilities in Korea has a profound effect on several people in a small town in the eastern United States. Even though Nancy doesn't like him, Martin wants to re-enlist.
Callaway Went Thataway
Two people resurrect old films starring a cowboy and put them on television. The star of the films is in demand. No one can find him. A marketing team hires a person to impersonate Callaway. Things ge...
Hallmark Hall of Fame
Hallmark Hall of Fame is an anthology program on American television, sponsored by Hallmark Cards, a Kansas City based greeting card company. The longest-running primetime series in the history of tel...
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The Skipper is a charming old man loved by all his neighbors. What they don't know is that he is also Mr. 880, an amateurish counterfeiter who has amazingly managed to elude the Secret Service for 20 ...
What's My Line?
Panelists must ask only "yes" or "no" questions in order to determine guests' occupations.
Lux Video Theatre
From 1950 to 1959 there was an American anthology series called Lux Video Theatre. Both comedy and drama were presented in original teleplays.
Robert Montgomery Presents
NBC produced Robert Montgomery Presents from January 30, 1950 to June 24, 1957. The live show had several sponsors during its seven-year run, and the title was changed to feature the sponsor, usually ...
Mother Didn't Tell Me
Jane Morgan (Dorothy McGuire) marries handsome doctor William Wright (William Lundigan), despite warnings from a host of other doctor's wives that she will be neglected and lonely, thanks to his caree...
The Art Director
A film's art director is in charge of the set, from conception to construction to furnishing. This short film walks the viewer through art directors' responsibilities and the demands on their talents....
Claudia and David
A young married couple living in a small Connecticut town are the focus of the follow-up film.
Till the End of Time
Three former marines have a hard time adjusting to life outside of the military. The loss of his legs is something that can't be dealt with by Perry. William is having trouble with his debts. Even tho...
The Spiral Staircase
In 1916, Helen is a domestic worker for the elderly. Warren. Mrs. Albert and Steven, Warren's two adult sons, live in the mansion. Mrs. A rash of murders involving 'women with afflictions' hits the ne...
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
In Brooklyn circa 1900, the Nolans manage to enjoy life on pennies despite great poverty and Papa's alcoholism. We come to know these people well through big and little troubles: Aunt Sissy's scandalo...
The Enchanted Cottage
A maid and a scarred ex-GI meet at a cottage where the ex-GI was to spend his honeymoon prior to his accident. The two bonds and agree to marry, more out of loneliness than love. The cottage's romanti...
A child bride makes life difficult for her husband because she can't live so far away from her mother. She's worried that her husband doesn't find her attractive. She tried to make her husband jealous...