Herbie Faye

The Harder They Fall (1956)

Jobless sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by corrupt fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his current protégé, an unknown Argentinian boxer named Toro Moreno. Although Moreno is a hulking giant, his chances for success are hampered by a powder-puff punch and a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Rod Steiger  •  Jan Sterling  •  Mike Lane
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

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Millie Dillmount, a fearless young lady fresh from Salina, Kansas, determined to experience Life, sets out to see the world in the rip-roaring Twenties. With high spirits and wearing one of those new high hemlines, she arrives in New York to test the "modern" ideas ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Mary Tyler Moore  •  Carol Channing  •  James Fox
Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962)

Mountain Rivera is at the end of his boxing career after a knockout by Cassius Clay in the seventh round. His left eye is one punch from permanent trauma, his ears turned to cauliflower, his speech slurred from "being hit a million times," and he slings punches ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Nelson
CAST:  Anthony Quinn  •  Jackie Gleason  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Julie Harris
Come Blow Your Horn (1963)

The story of a young man's decision to leave the home of his parents for the bachelor pad of his older brother who leads a swinging '60s lifestyle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bud Yorkin
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Molly Picon  •  Tony Bill
Enter Laughing (1967)

David Kolowitz, a nice young man living with his parents in New York City in 1938, works at a machine repair shop. His parents want David to study to become a pharmacist. But what he really wants is to be an actor like his idol, Ronald Colman. One day, at his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  José Ferrer  •  Shelley Winters  •  Elaine May  •  Jack Gilford
The Love God? (1969)

Abner Peacock's (Knotts) beloved bird-watcher's magazine, "The Peacock," is in financial crisis. Desperate to stay afloat, Abner takes on new partners who have an agenda of the own: to publish a sexy gentleman's magazine. Before he can stop them, the first issue ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nat Hiken
CAST:  Don Knotts  •  Anne Francis  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Maureen Arthur
Never Steal Anything Small (1959)

Director Charles Lederer's 1959 musical stars James Cagney as an unscrupulous longshoreman who'll resort to every dirty trick in the book to win his union's presidency.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Lederer
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Shirley Jones  •  Roger Smith  •  Cara Williams
The Family Jewels (1965)

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A young heiress must choose between six uncles, one of which is up to no good and out to harm the girl's beloved bodyguard who practically raised her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
The Thrill of It All (1963)

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The story of the film centres around urban housewife Beverly Boyer (Doris Day) and her husband, a successful gynaecologist and devoted family man, Gerald (James Garner). Beverly is offered the opportunity to star for a television commercial advertising soap. After ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Doris Day  •  James Garner  •  Arlene Francis  •  Edward Andrews
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)

Peter Ustinov stars as the eponymous wraith, who returns to Earth to aid his descendant, elderly Elsa Lanchester (Stowecroft). The villains want to kick Lanchester and her friends out of their group home so that they can build a crooked casino. Good guy Steve ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Peter Ustinov  •  Dean Jones  •  Suzanne Pleshette  •  Elsa Lanchester
The Shrike (1955)

Film version of Joseph Kramm's Pulitzer Prize play, about a Broadway playwright driven to a nervous breakdown by his shrewish wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Ferrer
CAST:  José Ferrer  •  June Allyson  •  Edward Platt  •  Joy Page
Evel Knievel (1974)

Pilot for an adventure/comedy series starring Sam Elliott as the title character and Gary Barton as his sidekick. In the pilot Evel Knievel must compete against a female motorcycle daredevil.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael O'Herlihy