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2. A Chorus Line (1985)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Music, Musical
Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical.
4. The Pirates of Penzance (1983)
G | 112 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
This movie is an adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operetta of the same name, with parts of other of their operettas stirred in. Frederic has fallen in love with sweet innocent ... See full summary »
5. I've Got a Secret (1952–1967)
TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show
"I've Got a Secret" debuted on the heels of the successful "What's My Line?" Though "Secret" had somewhat similar rules, there were other elements that gave the show its own distinctive ... See full summary »
6. Cinderella (1957 TV Special)
90 min | Musical, Family, Comedy
The first of three TV versions of the classic fairy tale that featured a Rodgers and Hammerstein score.
7. Plenty (1985)
R | 121 min | Drama
A young Englishwoman spends 20 years to make whatever kind of life for herself at the expense of others around her in post-World War 2 England.
8. Piñero (2001)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama
"Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a pre-cursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing ... See full summary »
9. Donahue (1967–1995)
60 min | Talk-Show
The precursor to all the daytime talk shows that arose during the 1980's and 90's. Phil Donahue's show started off similar to other shows of its day, featuring celebrities and musical acts,... See full summary »
10. Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
Spalding Gray tells about his participation in the film, "The Killing Fields" & the background story about the troubles of Cambodia.
11. Style Wars (1983 TV Movie)
69 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary that exposes the rich growing subculture of hip-hop that was developing in New York City in the late '70s and early '80s, specifically focusing on graffiti art and breakdancing.
12. Such Good Friends (1971)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
While awaiting the outcome of her husband's surgery, Julie Messinger discovers he has been having affairs.
13. The Happiness Cage (1972)
PG | 94 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A German scientist works on a way of quelling overly aggressive soldiers by developing implants that directly stimulate the pleasure centers of the brain.
14. Alice at the Palace (1982 TV Movie)
72 min | Family, Musical, Fantasy
Young Alice falls down a rabbit hole and meets a variety of fantastic creatures.
15. The Pirates of Penzance (1980 TV Movie)
122 min | Comedy, Musical
A young man named Frederick leaves the zany band of pirates he was raised by to find true love and respectability, but when the Pirate King turns up to call on an old debt, Frederick must ... See full summary »
16. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1982 TV Movie)
Theseus has defeated Hippolyta in battle, and now claims her as his bride. But before the nuptials begin, a pair of young lovers flee into the forest to be married, pursued by a pair of ... See full summary »
18. All's Well That Ends Well (1981 TV Movie)
141 min | Comedy, Romance
Helena loves Bertram, but he's of noble birth, while she's just a doctor's daughter. But Bertram is at the court of the King of France, who is ill, and Helena has a remedy that might cure ... See full summary »
19. The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, History
The award winning bing play of Mary Chase came to television in. 1958. It tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, (Ar Carney) a personable chap who drinks a little and befriends a "pookah" a 6 ... See full summary »
20. Othello (1979 Video)
Video production of Shakespeare's stage play about Othello, a Moorish general in Venice deeply in love with his wife Desdemona and, unbeknown to him, deeply hated by his trusted ensign and best friend, Iago, who has death on his mind.
21. Much Ado About Nothing (1973 TV Movie)
Videotape of the Joseph Papp production. Don Pedro and his men (Teddy Roosevelt Roughriders) have returned from the wars. After Beatrice turns down his proposal, Don Pedro decides to ... See full summary »
23. The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996)
86 min | Documentary, Biography
The childhood, adolescence, and incredible adult years of Al Hirshfeld, celebrated creator of thousands of line drawings of famous people - many in the entertainment industry - over a span ... See full summary »
25. Sticks and Bones (1973)
105 min | Drama
A young man returns home from Vietnam blind. He is very bitter about the war and alienates his family and friends. This movie deals with the aftermath of war and how people react to it both veterans and their families.
26. Julius Caesar (1979 Video)
The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony.
29. Kiss Me, Petruchio (1981 TV Movie)
58 min | Documentary, Comedy
Follows actress Meryl Streep and actor Raul Julia as they prepare to perform Shakespeare's comedy "The Taming of the Shrew" for the "Shakespeare in the Park" theater festival.
34. Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement (1978)
130 min | Documentary
This documentary explores the growth and development of black theatre from its earliest roots, also examining its close ties with the civil rights movement. Included are interviews with ... See full summary »
38. Empire City (1985)
89 min | Documentary
A film essay contrasting the modern metropolis with its "golden age" from 1830-1930, with the participation of some of New York's leading political and cultural figures such as David ... See full summary »
Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Elizabeth Ashley/Hall & Oates
TV-14 | Comedy, Music
The host for the episode is Elizabeth Ashley, and the musical guest is Hall & Oates. The skits for this episode are as follows: Dan Rather starts the show with the evening news report. Pope... See full summary »
Writers: Barry W. Blaustein, Joe Bodolai, Brian Doyle-Murray, Nate Herman, Tim Kazurinsky, Nelson Lyon, Marilyn Suzanne Miller, Pamela Norris, Mark O'Donnell, Margaret Oberman, Tony Rosato, David Sheffield, Rosie Shuster, Andrew Smith, Terry Southern, Bob Tischler, Eliot Wald | Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Harry Anderson, Elizabeth Ashley, Mel Brandt, Brian Doyle-Murray
The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)
I, Don Quixote
88 min | Comedy, Drama, History
The original TV play which evolved into the hit musical, "Man of La Mancha".