Search results for "Pearl Bailey"

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Peter Gunn (1989)

Peter Gunn, a connoisseur of beautiful women and cool jazz, is an ex-cop turned private eye who's caught in the middle of a dangerous gang war.  (more)

GENRES: TV movie
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Peter Strauss  •  Peter Jurasik  •  Jennifer Edwards  •  Barbara Williams

Porgy and Bess (1959) RT 83% / Audience 79%

Set in the early 1900s in the fictional Catfish Row section of Charleston, South Carolina, which serves as home to a black fishing community, the story focuses on the titular ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Sidney Poitier  •  Dorothy Dandridge  •  Sammy Davis, Jr.  •  Pearl Bailey

The Landlord (1970) RT 92% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Oct 1995

At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
CAST:  Beau Bridges  •  Lee Grant  •  Louis Gossett, Jr.  •  Diana Sands

The Fox and the Hound (1981) RT 69% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2000

When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Richard Rich  •  Ted Berman  •  Art Stevens
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Kurt Russell  •  Pearl Bailey  •  Jack Albertson

That Certain Feeling (1956)

When Larry Larkin's comic strip needs some freshening up, he calls in ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. Things get complicated when Francis rekindles ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank  •  Norman Panama
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  George Sanders  •  Pearl Bailey

Night of 100 Stars (1982)

The most glittering, expensive, and exhausting videotaping session in television history took place Friday February 19, 1982 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The event, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clark Jones
CAST:  Liza Minnelli  •  Bette Davis  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Ann Miller

Carol Channing and Pearl Bailey: On Broadway (1969)

"On Broadway", featured Carol Channing and Pearl Bailey both red hot after their respective runs in the smash hit Hello Dolly! on Broadway. The special was filmed on the stage ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Clark Jones
CAST:  Carol Channing  •  Pearl Bailey

St. Louis Blues (1958) RT Audience 79%

Will Handy grows up in Memphis with his preacher father and his Aunt Hagar. His father intends for him to use his musical gifts only in church, but he can't stay away from the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Allen Reisner
CAST:  Nat 'King' Cole  •  Eartha Kitt  •  Cab Calloway  •  Ella Fitzgerald

Variety Girl (1947) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (a show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Mary Hatcher  •  Olga San Juan  •  DeForest Kelley  •  Frank Ferguson

Norman... Is That You? (1976)

Parents (Redd Foxx, Pearl Bailey) discover their son is gay and lives in Hollywood with his white lover (Dennis Dugan).  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Schlatter
CAST:  Redd Foxx  •  Pearl Bailey  •  Dennis Dugan  •  Tamara Dobson

The Member of the Wedding (1982) RT Audience 30%

DVD release: Sep 1997

A 1982 made-for-television remake of the 1952 Fred Zinnemann film. Shown as a feature on "NBC Live Theater."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delbert Mann
CAST:  Pearl Bailey  •  Dana Hill  •  Howard Rollins  •  Benjamin Bernouy

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