Best Tv Movie Movies of 1961
The Adventures of Superboy
Jimmy, Clark Kent and Lana Lang's friend, is ashamed that his father works as a doorman at the Smallville theater. His opinion changes when Superboy is able to thwart a robbery with Jimmy's father's help.
American students are having a difficult time at a prestigious English riding school. Dinah Wilcox is overly cautious because of memories of an accident, but Danny Grant gives her confidence. The strict, but admired, instructor fears she must sell her favorite horse because of school tradition, but the students end up taking up a collection to buy it back for her.
A study of Antoni Gaudí's architecture (especially the Church of the Holy Trinity in Barcelona), his sources of inspiration and his influence on Picasso. (BFI)
Adventures on the New Frontier
A look at the daily business of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, with a focus on some of the political issues he faces six weeks into his term.
Gunfight at Black Horses Canyon
Feature-length Western based on the hit TV show 'Tales of Wells Fargo,' about a Wells Fargo Company troubleshooter who becomes the target of an outlaw he helped send to prison.
Christmas Fairy Tale
A little girl imagines that the nursery rhyme characters in her book have come to life, and sees the story of "The Littlest Snowman" as well.
The Man Out There
A Russian astronaut trapped in space in a faulty rocket, has five hours to live when his radio makes contact with Marie, a hunter's wife also trapped, in a blizzard swept area of Canada. Her daughter is dying of diphtheria, he as a doctor can help her.
The Spiral Staircase
Based on the screenplay by Mel Dinelli, this story revolves around Helen Warren, a beautiful mute girl, who becomes the target of a mysterious killer who preys on young handicapped women.
The Power and the Glory
Based on Graham Greene's novel about a flawed but devoted priest in 1930s Mexico who attempts to perform his duties while eluding a police lieutenant determined to capture him.
The Omega Mystery
Butler and Robinson have to track down a saboteur at an atomic research station before it is too late.
The Legend of Rudolph Valentino
A documentary of Hollywood's first great Latin Lover, the contradictions in his personal life, and his premature death.
Twenty-Four Hours in a Woman's Life
Helen Lester is in love with a man she has known just 24 hours, a playboy who spent time in jail for passing bad checks. Though the man has promised to change, most of her strait-laced relatives are up in arms. But Clare Lester, Helen's grandmother, says the girl is free to join the man she loves. On one condition, that she listen to the story of a day in Clare's own life and of a man she tried to change.
Madame Tirelou is a witch who will not allow her daughter Marie to marry her true love Louis. The witch puts a curse on Louis should he ever set eyes on Marie again. Louis enlists the help of his old friend Fred to break the witch's spell so the young lovers may finally marry. However, Madame Tirelou proves more powerful than non-believer Fred bargained for.
A String of Beads
An ordinary girl's life is radically changed by the mistaken receipt of a $60,000 strand of pearls.
A live recording of Carol Channing's revue on Broadway, filmed for early Canadian pay-TV.
When the Young Show was cancelled, Miss Young decided to produce a pilot for a new series. "The Spark" is the result. Its pilot never sold; it was released to the public for the first time on Youtube in 2018.