5.8/10
125
8 user

Rowan & Martin at the Movies (1968)

This public service short for U.S. Savings Bonds starts out with Rowan and Martin arriving at a TV studio, ostensibly to host a show. It turns out that trumpet player Herb Alpert is the ... See full summary »

Director:

Jack Arnold

Writer:

Paul Keyes
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A police inspector, nearing retirement, tracks a serial killer who is terrorizing New York.

Director: Brian G. Hutton
Stars: Frank Sinatra, Faye Dunaway, David Dukes
Julie (1956)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A terrified wife tries to escape from her insanely jealous husband who is bent on killing her.

Director: Andrew L. Stone
Stars: Doris Day, Louis Jourdan, Barry Sullivan
Cattle King (1963)
Certificate: Passed Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A rich landowner of Wyoming fights to prevent the Texas herds from trampling his rich meadows.

Director: Tay Garnett
Stars: Robert Taylor, Robert Loggia, Joan Caulfield
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

During WWII, a submarine's second in command inherits the problem of torpedoes that don't explode. When on shore, he is eager to win back his ex-wife.

Director: George Waggner
Stars: John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In 1942, after the fall of the Philippines to the Japanese, U.S. Army Col. Joseph Madden stays behind to organize the local resistance against the Japanese invaders.

Director: Edward Dmytryk
Stars: John Wayne, Anthony Quinn, Beulah Bondi
Bataan (1943)
War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In 1942, in the Bataan peninsula of the Philippines, a ragtag American unit commanded by Sergeant Bill Dane attempts to blow-up a bridge in order to slow the Japanese advance.

Director: Tay Garnett
Stars: Robert Taylor, George Murphy, Lloyd Nolan
December 7th (1943)
Action | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

"Docudrama" about the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 and its results, the recovering of the ships, the improving of defense in Hawaii and the US efforts to beat back the Japanese reinforcements.

Directors: John Ford, Gregg Toland
Stars: Walter Huston, Harry Davenport, Dana Andrews
Certificate: Passed Action | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Having proved he can ride a bucking bronco with the best of them, young drifter Montana is hired on at Dan Hearn's rodeo ranch. Montana is in for a rougher ride than he figured on when both... See full summary »

Director: Fred Allen
Stars: Tom Keene, Helen Foster, Marie Quillan
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Jim Stauton Rogers, a Texas rancher turned international diplomat, take his young daughter, Elizabeth Rogers, on a trip to Paris. He is concerned that his daughter might come in contact ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog
Stars: Jane Powell, Danielle Darrieux, Wendell Corey
Torrid Zone (1940)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Plagued by revolutionaries that harass his plantation in a banana republic, fruit company exec Steve Case rehires former nemesis Nick Butler to restore order and profits.

Director: William Keighley
Stars: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Rowan ... Himself
Dick Martin ... Himself
Herb Alpert ... Himself
Dan Blocker ... Himself
Les Brown Les Brown ... Himself
Carol Burnett ... Herself
Doris Day ... Herself (archive footage)
Phyllis Diller ... Herself
Kirk Douglas ... Himself
Lorne Greene ... Himself
Andy Griffith ... Himself
Charlton Heston ... Himself
Bob Hope ... Himself
Don Knotts ... Himself
Michael Landon ... Himself (as Mike Landon)
Edit

Storyline

This public service short for U.S. Savings Bonds starts out with Rowan and Martin arriving at a TV studio, ostensibly to host a show. It turns out that trumpet player Herb Alpert is the only other performer listed in the credits who is actually there in person. The others appear in clips, some from their own U.S. Savings Bonds spots, others from unidentified movie or TV appearances. Singer Barbara McNair is shown entertaining U.S. troops in Viet Nam, and the youth group The Young Americans also sings. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@verizon.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

public service | See All (1) »


Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Rowan & Martin en el cine See more »

Filming Locations:

Culver City, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Crazy Credits

Jack Valenti is identified orally by Dan Rowan. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Meatrack (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Yankee Doodle
(uncredited)
Performed by The Young Americans
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dreadful
19 November 2004 | by preppy-3See all my reviews

Basically a very silly short feature to sell US Savings Bonds. The hosts of "Laugh-In" host this. They offer real lame jokes and the whole movie is much in the style of a "Laugh-In" episode--fragmented bits and pieces of people saying nonsensical things (like "Sock it to me"). None of this is even remotely funny although all the "guest stars" that pop up are kind of fun. And there is a VERY short musical number from "The Young Americans" that was kind of cool. But, all in all, I though it was just silly (if interesting).

Now, I HATE "Laugh-in" so maybe this wasn't for me. However if you love "Laugh-In" you might like this.


6 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 8 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed