|Grease 1978 PG, 110 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Musical / Romance
Director: Randal Kleiser
Cast: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Dinah Manoff, Didi Conn, Jamie Donnelly, Barry Pearl, Kelly Ward, Eve Arden, Michael Tucci, Frankie Avalon, Joan Blondell, Edd Byrnes, Sid Caesar
Two high-school gangs of the 1950s, the T-Birds (guys) and the Pink Ladies (girls), are the centerpiece of this film. T-Bird leader Danny (John Travolta) falls for Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) during the summer. When school begins in the fall, Sandy's family has moved to town, and she is the "new girl" on campus–an event that does not go unnoticed by the Pink Ladies. A fun musical look at the 1950s.
|Grease 2 1982 PG, 114 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Patricia Birch
Cast: Maxwell Caulfield, Michelle Pfeiffer, Lorna Luft, Adrian Zmed, Eve Arden, Sid Caesar, Dody Goodman, Tab Hunter, Connie Stevens, Maureen Teefy, Alison Price, Pamela Adlon, Peter Frechette, Christopher McDonald, Didi Conn
In the 1960s, exchange student Michael Carrington (Maxwell Caulfield) arrives at Rydell High School and is attracted to Stephanie Zinone (Michelle Pfeiffer). But, Stephanie is a leader of the Pink Ladies who are hippies and whose bylaws state that they may only go out with the T-Birds bikers. To what extremes will Michael go to get a date with Stephanie?
|Raggedy Ann and Andy 1977 G, 85 min.|
Genre: Family / Animation / Comedy
Director: Richard Williams
Cast: Didi Conn, Mark Baker, Fred Stuthman, Joe Silver, Alan Sues, Mason Adams, Niki Flacks, George S. Irving, Arnold Stang, Marty Brill, Paul Dooley, Allen Swift, Hetty Galen, Sheldon Harnick, Claire Williams
Many songs are sung in this attempt to bring Johnny Gruele's loveable characters, Raggedy Ann (voice of Didi Conn) and Raggedy Andy (voice of Mark Baker), to the screen. The adventures unfold as Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy escape from their room to rescue the French doll Babette (voice of Niki Flacks).
|Thomas and the Magic Railroad 2000 G, 85 min.|
Genre: Family / Fantasy
Director: Britt Allcroft
Cast: Alec Baldwin, Peter Fonda, Mara Wilson, Didi Conn, Russell Means, Michael E. Rodgers, Cody McMains, Jared Wall, Laura Bower, Lori Hallier, Edward Glen, Colm Feore, Linda Ballantyne, Neil Crone, Kevin Frank
This film is a gentle adventure meant to amuse young children. It succeeds in telling a story about two places–the magical Island of Sodor and the "real" town of Shining Time–and Mr. Conductor (Alec Baldwin) who uses his magic gold dust to travel on the magic railroad, which is pulled by the steam engine Thomas (voice of Edward Glen) and his friends. Thomas is having problems with the evil diesel engine, Diesel 10 (voice of Neil Crone), who wants to destroy a magical lost engine, which just happens to be in the possession of Burnett Stone (Peter Fonda), but nobody knows that Burnett has it.
|You Light Up My Life 1977 PG, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Joseph(1) Brooks
Cast: Didi Conn, Joe Silver, Michael Zaslow, Stephen Nathan, Melanie Mayron, Jerry Keller, Lisa Reeves, Bernice Nicholson, Ed Morgan, Joseph(1) Brooks, John D. Gowans, Simmy Bow, Amy Letterman, Martin Gish, Marty Zagon
Laurie Robinson (Didi Conn) struggles to become a pop singer despite her father Sy's (Joe Silver) desires for her to follow in his footsteps as a comedian. Meanwhile, Laurie has problems with her romantic life and breaks off her engagement to Ken (Stephen Nathan). Her love life does not improve when she has a one-night stand with Chris (Michael Zaslow) who, she later learns, is the director of a film she auditions for. Will Laurie ever be able to solve her problems and get on with her life? This film won the Academy Award for its title song.
|1. Grease (1978)|
2. Grease 2 (1982)
3. Raggedy Ann and Andy (1977)
4. Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
5. You Light Up My Life (1977)
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