American Actor

Richard Basehart

  • Aug 31, 1914 - Sep 17, 1984 (age 70)
  • 5' 9" (1.75 m)
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1984
Richard Basehart
PersonalSeptember 1984

Richard Basehart

Richard Basehart passed away.
1982
Knight Rider
TV ShowSep 26, 1982

Knight Rider

Knight Rider is an American action crime drama television series …
Knight Rider is an American action crime drama television series created and produced by Glen A. Larson. The series was originally broadcast on NBC from 1982 to 1986. The show stars David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight, a high-tech modern crime fighter assisted by KITT, an advanced artificially intelligent, self-aware and nearly indestructible car. This was the last series Larson devised at Universal Television before he moved to 20th Century Fox Television.
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1979
Being There
MovieDec 19, 1979

Being There

A simpleminded, sheltered gardener becomes an …
A simpleminded, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.
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1977
The Love Boat
TV ShowSep 24, 1977

The Love Boat

The Love Boat (simply Love Boat in its final season) is an …
The Love Boat (simply Love Boat in its final season) is an American comedy/drama television series set on luxury passenger cruise ship S.S. Pacific Princess, which aired on the ABC television network from 1977 to 1987; in addition, four three-hour long specials aired in 1986, 1987, and 1990. The series revolves around the ship's captain Merrill Stubing (played by Gavin MacLeod) and a handful of its crew, with several passengers—played by various guest star actors for each episode—having romantic and humorous adventures. It was part of ABC's popular Saturday-night lineup of the time, which also included Fantasy Island until that series ended two years earlier in 1984. Its regular port of call was Puerto Vallarta.
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The Island of Dr. Moreau
MovieJul 13, 1977

The Island of Dr. Moreau

A ship-wrecked man floats …
A ship-wrecked man floats ashore on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The island is inhabited by a scientist, Dr. Moreau, who in an experiment has turned beasts into human beings.
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1976
Time Travelers
MovieMar 19, 1976

Time Travelers

During an outbreak of a contagious disease in 1976, two …
During an outbreak of a contagious disease in 1976, two scientists are sent back in time to 1871, when a Chicago doctor apparently had the cure for it.
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1974
Little House on the Prairie
TV ShowSep 11, 1974

Little House on the Prairie

Little House on the Prairie …
Little House on the Prairie (known as Little House: A New Beginning in its final season) is an American western historical drama series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle, and Melissa Sue Anderson, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s, 1880s and 1890s. The show is an adaptation of Laura Ingalls Wilder's best-selling series of Little House books. Television producer and NBC executive Ed Friendly became aware of the story in the early 1970s. He asked Michael Landon to direct the pilot movie; Landon agreed on the condition that he could also play Charles Ingalls.
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1972
Rage
MovieNov 22, 1972

Rage

An accidental nerve gas leak by the military kills not only a …
An accidental nerve gas leak by the military kills not only a rancher's livestock, but also his son. When he tries to hold the military accountable for their actions, he runs up against a wall of silence.
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Chato's Land
MovieMay 25, 1972

Chato's Land

In 1870s New Mexico, a half-breed kills a bigoted sheriff in self …
In 1870s New Mexico, a half-breed kills a bigoted sheriff in self-defense but the posse that eventually hunts him finds itself in dangerous territory.
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1971
The Birdmen
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MovieSep 18, 1971

The Birdmen

During World War II, American soldier Harry Cook is sent to …
During World War II, American soldier Harry Cook is sent to Norway to aid in the defection of a scientist working on the atomic bomb for the Germans. Before they can escape Europe, they are...
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1970
Dan August
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TV ShowSep 23, 1970

Dan August

Dan August is an American crime drama series which aired on …
Dan August is an American crime drama series which aired on ABC from September 23, 1970, to April 8, 1971. Burt Reynolds played the title character. Reruns of the series aired in prime time on CBS from May to October 1973 and from April to June 1975. In 2018, after Reynolds' death, the series was shown on the television network getTV, along with his other cop series of the era, Hawk.
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The Andersonville Trial
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MovieMay 17, 1970

The Andersonville Trial

A dramatization of the 1865 …
A dramatization of the 1865 war-crimes trial of Henry Wirz, commandant of the notorious Confederate POW camp at Andersonville, Georgia.
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Sole Survivor
MovieJan 9, 1970

Sole Survivor

This story is loosely based on the discovery of the B-24 …
This story is loosely based on the discovery of the B-24 "Liberator" bomber the "Lady Be Good" that was found in the Libyan desert after the crew got lost on their 1st bombing mission to Italy.
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1969
Marcus Welby, M.D.
TV ShowSep 23, 1969

Marcus Welby, M.D.

Marcus Welby, M.D. is an American medical drama …
Marcus Welby, M.D. is an American medical drama television program that aired Tuesdays at 10:00–11:00 p.m. (EST) on ABC from September 23, 1969, to July 29, 1976. It starred Robert Young as the title character, a family practitioner with a kind bedside manner, who was on a first name basis with many of his patients (and who also made house-calls), James Brolin, as Steve Kiley, M.D, a younger doctor who was Welby's partner, and Elena Verdugo, who played Welby and Kiley's dedicated and loving nurse and office manager, Consuelo Lopez. Marcus Welby, M.D., was produced by David Victor and David J. O'Connell. The pilot, A Matter of Humanities, had aired as an ABC Movie of the Week on March 26, 1969.
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Gayla Basehart
Child1969

Gayla Basehart

Gayla Basehart is a makeup artist.
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1968
Hawaii Five-O
TV ShowSep 20, 1968

Hawaii Five-O

Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama …
Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and created by Leonard Freeman. Set in Hawaii, the show originally aired for 12 seasons from 1968 to 1980, and continues in reruns. At the airing of its last episode it was the longest-running police drama in American television history.
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Columbo
TV ShowFeb 20, 1968

Columbo

Columbo (/kəˈlʌmboʊ/) is an American crime drama …
Columbo (/kəˈlʌmboʊ/) is an American crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo, a homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. After two pilot episodes, the show originally aired on NBC from 1971 to 1978 as one of the rotating programs of The NBC Mystery Movie. Columbo then aired less frequently on ABC from 1989 to 2003.
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1967
Ironside
TV ShowSep 14, 1967

Ironside

Ironside is an American television crime drama that aired on …
Ironside is an American television crime drama that aired on NBC over 8 seasons from 1967 to 1975. The show starred Raymond Burr as Robert T. Ironside, a consultant for the San Francisco police (usually addressed by the title Chief Ironside), who was paralyzed from the waist down after being shot while on vacation. The character debuted on March 28, 1967, in a TV movie titled Ironside. When the series was broadcast in the United Kingdom, from late 1967 onwards, it was broadcast under the title A Man Called Ironside. The show earned Burr six Emmy and two Golden Globe nominations.
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1965
Lost in Space
TV ShowSep 15, 1965

Lost in Space

Lost in Space is an American science fiction television …
Lost in Space is an American science fiction television series, created and produced by Irwin Allen, which originally aired between 1965 and 1968. The series was inspired by the 1812 novel The Swiss Family Robinson and a comic book published by Gold Key Comics titled Space Family Robinson. The series follows the adventures of the Robinsons, a pioneering family of space colonists who struggle to survive in the depths of space. The show ran for 83 episodes over three seasons; the first season (29 hour-long episodes) was filmed in black and white, and the 54 hour-long episodes of Seasons 2 and 3 were filmed in color.
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The Satan Bug
MovieMar 26, 1965

The Satan Bug

A germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is …
A germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the nasty germs has gotten free and killed several scientists. The big fear is that a more virulent strain, named The Satan Bug because all life can be killed off by it should it escape, may have been stolen.
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1964
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
TV ShowSep 14, 1964

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

Voyage to the Bottom of the …
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea is an American science fiction television series based on the 1961 film of the same name. Both were created by Irwin Allen, which enabled the movie's sets, costumes, props, special effects models, and sometimes footage, to be used in the production of the television series. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea was the first of Irwin Allen's four science fiction television series (the three others being Lost in Space, The Time Tunnel, and Land of the Giants), and the longest-running. The show's theme was underwater adventure.
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1963
Kings of the Sun
MovieDec 18, 1963

Kings of the Sun

On the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, the Native American tribe of …
On the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, the Native American tribe of chief Black Eagle clashes with the Mayan tribe of king Balam.
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1962
Combat!
TV ShowOct 2, 1962

Combat!

Combat! is an American television program that originally aired …
Combat! is an American television program that originally aired on ABC from 1962 until 1967. The exclamation point in Combat! was depicted on-screen as a stylized bayonet. The show covered the grim lives of a squad of American soldiers fighting the Germans in France during World War II. The first-season episode "A Day In June" shows D-Day as a flashback, hence the action occurs during and after June 1944. The program starred Rick Jason as platoon leader Second Lieutenant Gil Hanley and Vic Morrow as Sergeant "Chip" Saunders. Similar to how the main cast alternated episodes in the series Laramie, Jason and Morrow would play the lead in alternating episodes in Combat!.
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Hitler
MovieMar 21, 1962

Hitler

Richard Basehart stars as one of the most influential and one …
Richard Basehart stars as one of the most influential and one of the most reviled men in history in this probing psychological study of a man who nearly gained dominance over the entire western world--at the cost of millions of lives--Hitler.
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Diana Lotery
Marriage1962

Diana Lotery

Married Diana Lotery.
1960
Route 66
TV ShowOct 7, 1960

Route 66

Route 66 is an American drama television that premiered on …
Route 66 is an American drama television that premiered on CBS on October 7, 1960, and ran until March 20, 1964, for a total of 116 episodes. The series was created by Herbert B. Leonard and Stirling Silliphant, who were also responsible for the ABC drama Naked City, from which Route 66 was indirectly spun off. Both series employed a format with elements of both traditional drama and anthology drama, but the difference was where the shows were set: Naked City was set in New York City, while Route 66 had its setting change from week to week, with each episode being shot on location.
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Five Branded Women
MovieMar 15, 1960

Five Branded Women

Yugoslav partisans grimly crop the hair of a village quintet of …
Yugoslav partisans grimly crop the hair of a village quintet of women believed to have consorted with the occupational Nazis. Four, for various reasons, have indeed - and their seducer is a lone, swaggering sergeant whom the partisans briskly emasculate. Escorted out of town by the sheepish Nazis, the forlorn ladies link up, patriotically and romantically, with a band of tough mountain guerrillas.
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1959
The Twilight Zone
TV ShowOct 2, 1959

The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone is an American media franchise based on …
The Twilight Zone is an American media franchise based on the anthology television series created by Rod Serling. The episodes are in various genres, including fantasy, science fiction, suspense, horror, and psychological thriller, often concluding with a macabre or unexpected twist, and usually with a moral. A popular and critical success, it introduced many Americans to common science fiction and fantasy tropes. The original series, shot entirely in black and white, ran on CBS for five seasons from 1959 to 1964.
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Rawhide
TV ShowJan 9, 1959

Rawhide

Rawhide is an American Western TV series starring Eric …
Rawhide is an American Western TV series starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood. The show aired for eight seasons on the CBS network on Friday nights, from January 9, 1959, to September 3, 1965, before moving to Tuesday nights from September 14, 1965, until January 4, 1966, with a total of 217 black-and-white episodes. The series was produced and sometimes directed by Charles Marquis Warren, who also produced early episodes of Gunsmoke.
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1958
Naked City
TV ShowSep 30, 1958

Naked City

Naked City is a police drama series from Screen Gems which …
Naked City is a police drama series from Screen Gems which was broadcast from 1958 to 1959 and from 1960 to 1963 on the ABC television network. It was inspired by the 1948 motion picture The Naked City and mimics its dramatic "semi-documentary" format. As in the film, each episode concluded with a narrator intoning the iconic line: "There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them."
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The Brothers Karamazov
MovieFeb 20, 1958

The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov is a …
The Brothers Karamazov is a 1958 film made by MGM, based on Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel The Brothers Karamazov. It was directed by Richard Brooks and produced by Pandro S. Berman. The screenplay was by Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein and Richard Brooks. It was entered into the 1958 Cannes Film Festival. The brothers are played by Yul Brynner, Richard Basehart and William Shatner in his film debut.
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Best Foreign Actor
Nomination1958

Best Foreign Actor

Nominated for "Time Limit".
BAFTA Award
1957
Time Limit
MovieOct 23, 1957

Time Limit

Military investigator Colonel William Edwards is assigned a case …
Military investigator Colonel William Edwards is assigned a case involving Major Harry Cargill, a Korean War prisoner of war who is accused of aiding the enemy. Although Cargill admits his guilt and Edwards' superiors are impatiently pushing him to move this case to court-martial, Edwards doubts eventually convinces him of Cargill's innocence.
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1956
Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre
TV ShowOct 5, 1956

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

Dick Powell's Zane Grey …
Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre, sometimes simply called Zane Grey Theatre, is an American Western anthology series which ran on CBS from 1956 to 1961.
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Moby Dick
MovieJun 27, 1956

Moby Dick

The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his …
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
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The Extra Day
MovieJun 25, 1956

The Extra Day

The final scene of a film has been lost and the extras have to …
The final scene of a film has been lost and the extras have to be rounded up for it to be re-shot.
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The Intimate Stranger
MovieJun 1, 1956

The Intimate Stranger

A married movie studio …
A married movie studio executive's life, starts to fall apart when he is intimately stalked by a beautiful woman he claims he does not know.
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1955
Gunsmoke
TV ShowSep 10, 1955

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western …
Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television. When aired in the United Kingdom, the television series was initially titled Gun Law, later reverting to Gunsmoke.
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1954
La Strada
MovieSep 6, 1954

La Strada

A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently …
A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way.
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The Good Die Young
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MovieMar 2, 1954

The Good Die Young

In London, three otherwise law-abiding good men and their …
In London, three otherwise law-abiding good men and their unscrupulous leader are about to commit a serious crime, but for different reasons.
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The Stranger's Hand
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MovieJan 20, 1954

The Stranger's Hand

A British lad tries to investigate his father's disappearance in …
A British lad tries to investigate his father's disappearance in Venice when nobody believes him.
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1953
Titanic
MovieApr 11, 1953

Titanic

An unhappily married couple struggle to deal with their …
An unhappily married couple struggle to deal with their problems while on board the ill-fated ship.
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1951
Decision Before Dawn
MovieDec 21, 1951

Decision Before Dawn

As the US Army approaches Nazi Germany, they recruit …
As the US Army approaches Nazi Germany, they recruit German prisoners to spy behind German lines.
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Jackie Basehart
ChildOctober 1951

Jackie Basehart

John Anthony Carmine Michael "Jackie" Basehart (11 …
John Anthony Carmine Michael "Jackie" Basehart (11 October 1951 – 16 May 2015) was an American-Italian actor.
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The House on Telegraph Hill
MovieMay 12, 1951

The House on Telegraph Hill

Victoria has survived Nazi …
Victoria has survived Nazi concentration by assuming the identity of one who died there. She arrives in San Francisco to see her "son" just as the boy's great-aunt dies leaving a lot of money to be inherited. Victoria falls in love with the boy's trustee Alan Spender, and they move into the mansion on Telegraph Hill. Living life in a new identity isn't without its dangers, however.
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Valentina Cortese
MarriageMarch 1951

Valentina Cortese

Valentina Cortese (1 January 1923 – 10 July 2019) was an …
Valentina Cortese (1 January 1923 – 10 July 2019) was an Italian actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in François Truffaut's Day for Night (1973).
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Fourteen Hours
MovieMar 1, 1951

Fourteen Hours

An unhappy man threatens suicide by standing on the ledge of a …
An unhappy man threatens suicide by standing on the ledge of a high-rise building for 14 hours.
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Best Actor
Award1951

Best Actor

Won award for "Fourteen Hours".
National Board of Review Award
1950
Valentina Cortese
Relationship1950

Valentina Cortese

Valentina Cortese (1 January 1923 – 10 July 2019) was an …
Valentina Cortese (1 January 1923 – 10 July 2019) was an Italian actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in François Truffaut's Day for Night (1973).
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1949
Tension
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MovieNov 25, 1949

Tension

A meek pharmacist creates an alternate identity under which …
A meek pharmacist creates an alternate identity under which he plans to murder the bullying liquor salesman who has become his wife's lover.
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Roseanna McCoy
MovieAug 18, 1949

Roseanna McCoy

The saga of the Hatfield-and-McCoy feud is romanticized …
The saga of the Hatfield-and-McCoy feud is romanticized in Samuel Goldwyn's Roseanna McCoy. Newcomer Joan Evans stars as the title character, whose elopement with Johnse Hatfield serves to ...
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Reign of Terror
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MovieJul 16, 1949

Reign of Terror

Robespierre, a powerful figure in the French Revolution and …
Robespierre, a powerful figure in the French Revolution and the subsequent Reign of Terror, is desperately looking for his black book, a death list of those marked by him for the guillotine and a key to help him eventually emerge as the country's dictator. He hopes his agents will recover it, but, if it falls in to the wrong hands, it would mean his political ruin and death.
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1948
He Walked by Night
MovieNov 24, 1948

He Walked by Night

In post WW II, Los Angeles, a cop's killed in the middle of the …
In post WW II, Los Angeles, a cop's killed in the middle of the night. With no leads, the chief of police assigns Sgts. Jones and Brennan to investigate and apprehend the killer. They target low-level criminals, such as Paul Reeves, hoping he'll lead them to bigger fish, specially, the one who shot and killed the cop.
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1947
Cry Wolf
MovieJul 18, 1947

Cry Wolf

Sandra Demarest arrives at the Caldwell estate, and …
Sandra Demarest arrives at the Caldwell estate, and announces to Mark Caldwell that she was secretly married to his nephew James, who recently died. Mark does not believe her, but allows her to remain at the manor while a search is made for a missing will that would prove her claim. Sandra befriends James' sister, Julie, who tells of strange noises and agonized screams from the laboratory wing of the estate. Between verbal duels with Mark, Sandra secretly investigates the lab and learns that ominous things really are happening.
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Repeat Performance
MovieMay 22, 1947

Repeat Performance

On New Year's Eve 1946, Sheila Page kills her husband …
On New Year's Eve 1946, Sheila Page kills her husband Barney. She wishes that she could relive 1946 and avoid the mistakes that she made throughout the year. Her wish comes true but cheating fate proves more difficult than she anticipated.
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1940
Stephanie Klein
Marriage1940

Stephanie Klein

Married Stephanie Klein.
1914
Richard Basehart
BirthAugust 1914

Richard Basehart

Richard Basehart was born.
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