Best Tv Movie Movies of 1957
The Last Tycoon
A movie producer is slowly working himself to death.
The Teahouse of the August Moon
An Okinawan translator introduces U.S. occupation forces to the joys of local life.
Annie Get Your Gun
Full adaptation of the popular musical with Mary Martin and John Raitt.
Julie Andrews was nominated for an Emmy for portraying the titular scullery maid who finds true love with a prince in this legendary adaptation of one of the most famous fairy tales of all time. A musical, made-for-television, with music by Richard Rodgers and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, it is the only of the legendary composing team's musicals created specifically for that medium. It was originally broadcast live on CBS on March 31, 1957, and was a phenomenal success, viewed by more than 107 million people. Though it originally aired in full color, only a black & white kinescope of the production has survived.
The Night America Trembled
A recreation and commentary on how people reacted to the radio broadcast of The War Of The Worlds in 1938.
With Malice Toward One
The immortal First Lady of the American Screen herself, Miss Bette Davis, headlines this crackerjack episode of General Electric Theater about an aspiring author who is determined not to let a high-minded professor crush her dreams..no matter to what lengths she must go to stop him. Originally broadcast on March 10th, 1957, With Malice Toward One was written for television by Hagar Wilde from a story by Vivian Fletcher and helmed by Golden Age TV director Jules Bricken.
On Borrowed Time
Mr. Brink seems to bring death with him wherever he goes. But can a young boy and his grandfather change this dire situation?
The Day Called X
Portentously portrays the evacuation of Portland, Oregon, when threatened by a nuclear attack on its state-of-the-art civil defense system.
Pinocchio is a 1957 TV musical broadcast shown live on NBC, directed and choreographed by Hanya Holm. This version features songs by Alec Wilder.
Balance of Terror