|Alice in Wonderland 1983 TV, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Kirk Browning
Cast: Kate Burton, Richard Burton, Colleen Dewhurst, Donald O'Connor, Geoffrey Holder, Austin Pendleton, Maureen Stapleton, Zeljko Ivanek, Nathan Lane, Fritz Weaver, Eve Arden, Kaye Ballard, James Coco, Andre Gregory, Andre De Shields
The Broadway revival production was staged for television's "Great Performances" in this telling of the classic story. The story begins with an understudy (Kate Burton) being told that she must go on stage and perform as Alice. She fantasizes as the story of Alice's adventures is told of her encounters with the story's characters–including the White Knight (Richard Burton), the Red Queen (Colleen Dewhurst), the Mock Turtle (Donald O'Connor), and the Cheshire Cat (Geoffrey Holder).
|Baby Geniuses 1999 PG, 94 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Drama / Sci-Fi
Director: Bob Clark
Cast: Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Kim Cattrall, Peter MacNicol, Dom DeLuise, Ruby Dee, Kyle Howard, Kaye Ballard, Judith Drake, Randy Travis, Bill Wiley, Dan Monahan, Robin Klein, Jim Hanks, Sam McMurray
Elena Kinder (Kathleen Turner) and Heep (Christopher Lloyd) work for a successful company that makes baby products. Sounds fine, but there is a problem involving these two trying to crack the code on baby talk by testing real babies in their lab. One day, a baby escapes and tries to round up other babies to free those entrapped in the lab.
|Cinderella 1957 TV, 76 min.|
Genre: Family / Musical / Fantasy / Comedy / Romance
Director: Ralph Nelson
Cast: Julie Andrews, Jon Cypher, Howard Lindsay, Dorothy Stickney, Ilka Chase, Kaye Ballard, Alice Ghostley, Edie Adams, Robert Penn, Alexander Clark, Iggie Wolfington, David F. Perkins
Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein wrote this musical especially for Julie Andrews, and it was performed live on TV to a record audience (for that time). (Andrews was also performing in "My Fair Lady" on Broadway at the time.) It is the rags-to-riches story of Cinderella who is oppressed by her mean-spirited stepmother (Ilka Chase) and stepsisters Portia and Joy (Kaye Ballard and Alice Ghostley) until she meets Prince Christopher (Jon Cypher).
|Eternity 1989 R, 125 min.|
Director: Steven Paul
Cast: Jon Voight, Armand Assante, Wilford Brimley, Eileen Davidson, Kaye Ballard, Lainie Kazan, Steven Keats, Eugene Roche, John P. Ryan, Steven Paul
Reincarnation is the theme of this film dealing with a man (Jon Voight) who awakens from a dream and finds himself confronted with an allegorical world in the present in which he runs into modern-day characters from his dream.
|Falling in Love Again 1980 PG, 103 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
aka: In Love
Director: Steven Paul
Cast: Elliott Gould, Susannah York, Stuart Paul, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kaye Ballard, Robert Hackman, Steven Paul, Twink Caplan, John Diehl, Herbert Rudley, Tony O'Dell, Bonnie Paul, Cathy Tolbert, John Miranda, Marian McCargo
On his way to a high-school class reunion with his wife Sue (Susannah York) and kids, unhappily married Harry (Elliott Gould) wants to relive the past. Will the trip prove to be a stepping stone to rekindling the couple's love when Harry relives those high-school days many years ago when he and Sue (Michelle Pfeiffer) first met? This film marks Pfeiffer's debut.
|Freaky Friday 1976 G, 97 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Gary Nelson
Cast: Jodie Foster, Barbara Harris, John Astin, Patsy Kelly, Ruth Buzzi, Vicki Schreck, Dick Van Patten, Sorrell Booke, Kaye Ballard, Marie Windsor, Marc McClure, Sparky Marcus, Ceil Cabot, Brooke Mills, Alan Oppenheimer
Ellen Andrews (Barbara Harris) and her daughter, Annabel (Jodie Foster) have many problems getting along with each other. One Friday morning, after complaining that they think the other's life is better, a twist of magic causes mother and daughter to change roles in this delightful Disney film.
|A House Is Not a Home 1964 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: Russell Rouse
Cast: Shelley Winters, Robert Taylor, Cesar Romero, Ralph Taeger, Kaye Ballard, Broderick Crawford, Mickey Shaughnessy, Stanley Adams, Roxanne Arlen, Lewis Charles, Alex Gerry, Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch has a small part as one of the "girls" in this story about the infamous madam, Polly Adler (Shelley Winters).
|The Ritz 1976 R, 91 min.|
Director: Richard Lester
Cast: Jack Weston, Rita Moreno, Jerry Stiller, Kaye Ballard, F. Murray Abraham, Treat Williams, Bessie Love, John Ratzenberger, George Coulouris, Dave King, Paul B. Price, Tony De Santis
An interesting cast of talented stars contribute to this story about the experiences of Gaetano Proclo (Jack Weston) when he chooses a gay bath house, the Ritz, as the perfect place to hide from his brother-in-law Carmine Vespucci (Jerry Stiller) who has promised his dying father that he will "Get Proclo!"
|Tiger Warsaw 1988 R, 92 min.|
Director: Amin Q. Chaudhri
Cast: Patrick Swayze, Piper Laurie, Lee Richardson, Mary McDonnell, Barbara Williams, Bobby DiCicco, Kaye Ballard, Jenny Chrisinger, James Patrick Gillis, Michelle Claven
Tiger Warsaw (Patrick Swayze) brought shame and sorrow to his family when he shot his father and now must live with himself and his unforgiving relatives. Pretty weak stuff.
|Which Way to the Front? 1970 G, 96 min.|
Director: Jerry Lewis
Cast: Jerry Lewis, Jan Murray, John Wood, Robert Middleton, Sidney Miller, Kaye Ballard, Paul Winchell, Gary Crosby
A private commando group, made up of 4-Fs, invades Italy during World War II. Jerry, why did you make this one?
|1. Alice in Wonderland (1983)|
2. Baby Geniuses (1999)
3. Cinderella (1957)
4. Due South (1994)
5. Eternity (1989)
6. Falling in Love Again (1980)
aka: In Love
7. Freaky Friday (1976)
8. A House Is Not a Home (1964)
9. The Ritz (1976)
10. Tiger Warsaw (1988)
11. Which Way to the Front? (1970)
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