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Angela Lansbury

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1925-10-16

Poplar, London, England, UK

Female

Biography

Angela Brigid Lansbury, CBE (born 16 October 1925) is an English actress and singer in theatre, television and motion pictures, whose career has spanned eight decades. Her first film appearance was in the 1944 film Gaslight as a conniving maid, for which she received an Academy Award nomination. Among her other films are The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) Beauty and the Beast (1991), and Anastasia (1997). She expanded her repertoire to Broadway musicals and television in the 1950s and was particularly successful in Broadway productions of Gypsy, Mame and Sweeney Todd. Lansbury is perhaps best known to modern audiences for her 12 year run as writer and sleuth Jessica Fletcher on the U.S. television series Murder, She Wrote, in which she starred from 1984 to 1996. Her recent roles include Lady Adelaide Stitch in the 2005 film Nanny McPhee, Leona Mullen in the 2007 Broadway play Deuce, Madame Arcati in the 2009 Broadway revival of the play Blithe Spirit and Madame Armfeldt in the 2010 Broadway revival of the musical A Little Night Music. Respected for her versatility, Lansbury has won five Tony Awards, six Golden Globes, an Honorary Academy Award, and has been nominated for numerous other industry awards, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress on three occasions, and eighteen Emmy Awards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Angela Lansbury, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate

Near the end of the Korean War, a platoon of U.S. soldiers is captured by communists and brainwashed. Following the war, the platoon is returned home, and Sergeant Raymond Shaw is lauded as a hero by the rest of his platoon. However, the platoon commander, Captain Bennett Marco, finds himself plagued by strange nightmares and soon races to uncover a terrible plot.

1962-10-24
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all -- that true beauty comes from within.

2012-01-13
The Last Unicorn

The Last Unicorn

From a riddle-speaking butterfly, a unicorn learns that she is supposedly the last of her kind, all the others having been herded away by the Red Bull. The unicorn sets out to discover the truth behind the butterfly's words. She is eventually joined on her quest by Schmendrick, a second-rate magician, and Molly Grue, a now middle-aged woman who dreamed all her life of seeing a unicorn. Their journey leads them far from home, all the way to the castle of King Haggard.

1982-11-19
The Greatest Story Ever Told

The Greatest Story Ever Told

From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ is given the all-star treatment in this epic retelling. Major aspects of Christ's life are touched upon, including the execution of all the newborn males in Egypt by King Herod; Christ's baptism by John the Baptist; and the betrayal by Judas after the Last Supper that eventually leads to Christ's crucifixion and miraculous return.

1965-02-15
The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes

Remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1938 classic. On the eve of the Second World War, a train carrying an assortment of passengers, pulls out of a small town in Bavaria. When one of the passengers, a kindly old lady, mysteriously disappears the other passengers are led into confrontation with the Nazis and a desperate race for freedom.

1980-03-01
Nanny McPhee

Nanny McPhee

Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's great-aunt and benefactor, Lady Adelaide Stitch, threatens to separate the kids, the family pulls together under the guidance of Nanny McPhee.

2005-10-21
The Mirror Crack'd

The Mirror Crack'd

Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.

1980-09-19
Death on the Nile: Making of Featurette

Death on the Nile: Making of Featurette

Featurette documenting the making of the film "Death On The Nile".

1978-01-01
Harlow

Harlow

Hollywood drama loosely based on the life of film actress Jean Harlow, with Carroll Baker in the title role. One of two feature film biographies, both released in 1965 and both with the same title, about the '30s platinum blonde movie star.

1965-06-23
The Court Jester

The Court Jester

A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an usurper who has overthrown the rightful king of England.

1956-01-27
Broadway's Lost Treasures II

Broadway's Lost Treasures II

The annual Tony Award broadcast provides the only filmed record of Broadway's best for audiences to experience as if they were front-row-center on opening night. This second compilation of great musical moments from the Tonys features another dazzling array of stars and performances. Hosts Lauren Bacall, Bebe Neuwirth, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Jerry Orbach introduce these one-of-a-kind performances and share their personal Broadway and Tony memories.

2004-10-26
The Company of Wolves

The Company of Wolves

An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into womanhood, will the wolves come for her too?

1984-09-15
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Times are hard in 1846 London and one must make do. Nellie Lovett adds something extra to the meat pies she peddles on Fleet Street. The secret ingredient: freshly murdered victims of her partner in crime, barber Sweeney Todd. Composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim refashions a macabre tale into a musical masterwork in this dazzling performance of the 1979 Broadway hit originally staged by Harold Prince. In her Tony-winning role, Angela Lansbury plays Nellie. George Hearn turns his stage role of twisted Sweeney into an Emmy-winning triumph. The score coils around itself in every-tightening spirals. The lines ripple with black humor and madness. Enter Sweeney's tonsorial parlor. Attend the tale.

1982-09-12
Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.

1971-10-07
Anastasia

Anastasia

This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, Anastasia encounters two Russian men seeking a reward offered by Empress Maria for the return of her granddaughter. The trio travels to Paris, where they find that the empress has grown skeptical of imposters.

1997-11-21
State of the Union

State of the Union

An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.

1948-04-30
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas

Belle prepares the castle for Christmas against Beast's wishes, trying to bring him happiness for the season...

1997-11-11
Gaslight

Gaslight

A newlywed fears she's going mad when strange things start happening at the family mansion.

1944-05-04
The Long, Hot Summer

The Long, Hot Summer

Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman's Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman's Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs of him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family

1958-04-03
The Harvey Girls

The Harvey Girls

Vittles, songs and dance are amply ladeled out when Judy Garland headlines The Harvey Girls, a joyous musical slice of Americana celebrating the restaurants that brought extra helpings of civilization to Old West rail passengers.

1946-01-18
The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.

1948-10-10
The Red Danube

The Red Danube

A Russian ballerina in Vienna tries to flee KGB agents and defect.

1949-10-14
Samson and Delilah

Samson and Delilah

The classic story of Samson and Delilah as told by Cecil B. DeMille.

1949-12-21
A Lawless Street

A Lawless Street

A Marshal must face unpleasant facts about his past when he attempts to run a criminal gang out of town.

1955-11-15
The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

In spite of being apprenticed to a Pirate King as a child, Frederic has led a very sheltered life. So when he arrives in Penzance with his boisterous shipmates, there are a few surprises in store for him! It all ends happily, but not before he's dodged the Old Bill, fallen in love and made some rather inconvenient discoveries.

1983-02-18
The Reluctant Debutante

The Reluctant Debutante

Jimmy and Sheila Broadbent (Rex Harrison and Kay Kendall), welcome to London Jimmy's 17-year-old daughter, Jane (Sandra Dee). Jane is from Jimmy's first marriage to an American and has come to visit her father and the step-mother she has never met. While visiting Sheila has the idea of making Jane a debutante, an idea Jane resists. Difficulties range from Jane's apathy to being placed on the marriage block, the determined efforts of Sheila's cousin, Mabel Claremont, (Angela Lansbury) to win wealthy David Fenner (Peter Myers) for her debutante daughter Clarissa (Diane Clare), and Jane's attraction to David Parkson (John Saxon), an American drummer who plays in the orchestra at the coming-out balls.

1958-01-01
The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Posing for a portrait, Dorian Gray talks with Lord Henry Wotton, who says that men should pursue their sensual longings, but laments that only the young get to do so. Taken with the idea, Dorian imagines a scenario in which the painting will age as he stays youthful. His wish comes true, and his boyish looks aid him as he indulges his every whim. But when a stunning revelation forces him to see what he's become, Dorian faces some very dangerous questions.

1945-03-01
Please Murder Me

Please Murder Me

A lawyer tries to exact justice on a woman he defended in court -- a woman whom he found out was guilty after getting her off.

1956-03-01
National Velvet

National Velvet

Mi Taylor was a young wanderer and opportunist whose father had given him "all the roads in the Kingdom" to travel. One of the roads, and a notation in his father's journal, leads him to the quiet English country-side home of the Brown family. The youngest daughter, Velvet, has a passion for horses and when she wins the spirited steed Pie in a town lottery, Mi is encouraged to train the horse...

1945-01-26
Blue Hawaii

Blue Hawaii

Chad Gates has just gotten out of the Army, and is happy to be back in Hawaii with his surf-board, his beach buddies, and his girlfriend.

1961-11-22
Till the Clouds Roll By

Till the Clouds Roll By

Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of his most famous: 'Showboat'.

1946-12-05
The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow

The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow

A young shepherd, Lucas, is blinded by lightening, and some kindly nuns at a nearby abbey take him in. Sister Catherine describes snow to Lucas, who has never seen it. Lucas gets chosen to play an angel in the abbey's Christmas pageant, and the Christmas snow that falls during the pageant works a small miracle.

1975-12-19
The World of Henry Orient

The World of Henry Orient

Concert pianist Henry Orient (Peter Sellers) is trying to have an affair with a married woman, Stella Dunnworthy (Paula Prentiss), while two teenage private-school girls, Valerie Boyd (Tippy Walker) and Marian Gilbert (Merrie Spaeth), stalk him and write their fantasies about him in a diary. Orient's paranoia leads him to believe that the two girls, who seem to pop up everywhere he goes, are spies sent by the husband of his would-be mistress. When Val's mother, Isabel Boyd (Angela Lansbury), finds their diary, she suspects that Henry has acted inappropriately with her daughter. She contacts Orient and they end up having an affair. Val finds out about it, as does her dad.

1964-03-19
A Breath of Scandal

A Breath of Scandal

A European princess jeopardizes her crown when she falls for an American millionaire.

1960-12-16
A Life at Stake

A Life at Stake

An out-of-work architect meets a married woman who has a business proposition for him. The architect begins to suspect the woman's interest in him is not just financial and may actually be deadly.

1955-03-01
The Hoodlum Saint

The Hoodlum Saint

A former reporter comes back home after serving in the army during World War I and finds that it's much more difficult to find work than he expected. Desperate, one day he crashes a wedding attended by many of the city's rich and powerful, meets a beautiful girl named Kay who turns out to be his ticket to meeting those rich and powerful people, and he soon manages to land a job on a newspaper. He gets caught up in the "make money at all costs" game, but receives a rude awakening when the stock market crashes in 1929.

1946-04-04
The Blackwater Lightship

The Blackwater Lightship

A man in the final stages of AIDS is cared for by his sister and mother and grandmother.

2004-02-04
Mr. Popper's Penguins

Mr. Popper's Penguins

Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates turn his swank New York apartment into a snowy winter wonderland — and the rest of his world upside-down.

2011-06-17
All Fall Down

All Fall Down

Ralph and Annabell Willart are a feuding couple who are constantly bickering over their worthless, good-for nothing son Berry-Berry..

1962-04-11
Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris

Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris

Ada Harris, a London charwoman in the 1950's, sees a Dior dress and decides that she's going to own one. First, she scrimps and saves her money, but when she has enough, and takes a trip to Paris, she learns that buying an original couture creation is a little harder than simply plunking down cash. Along the way to her goal, she manages to befriend a count, unite young lovers, and dodge customs.

1992-12-27
Broadway: The Golden Age

Broadway: The Golden Age

Broadway: The Golden Age is the most important, ambitious and comprehensive film ever made about America's most celebrated indigenous art form. Award-winning filmmaker Rick McKay filmed over 100 of the greatest stars ever to work on Broadway or in Hollywood. He soon learned that great films can be restored, fine literature can be kept in print - but historic Broadway performances of the past are the most endangered. They leave only memories that, while more vivid, are more difficult to preserve. In their own words - and not a moment too soon - Broadway: The Golden Age tells the stories of our theatrical legends, how they came to New York, and how they created this legendary century in American theatre. This is the largest cast of legends ever in one film.

2003-01-01
Dear Heart

Dear Heart

A lonely Ohio spinster hopes to find romance when she travels to New York City for a postmasters' convention.

1964-12-02
The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders

The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders

A bawdy story of how a poor damsel surrenders her virtue again and again to get to the top of society.

1965-05-26
Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

Ray Lawler's hit play inspired this poignant drama about the need to accept middle age despite the longing for youthful passion. The ensemble cast includes Ernest Borgnine and John Mills as Roo and Barney, who get a dose of reality during a holiday. Roo and his longtime girlfriend, Olive (Anne Baxter), cope with changes in their relationship while Barney tries to adjust to new paramour Pearl (Angela Lansbury) after his girl marries another man.

1959-12-01
The Love She Sought

The Love She Sought

An aging school teacher (Lansbury) at a Catholic grammar school in Minnesota questions her life's existence when she has to start battling a new bishop (Prosky). As a result she retires and moves to Ireland where she seeks an admirer (Elliott) with whom she has been corresponding for five years.

1990-10-21
Queen of Diamonds

Queen of Diamonds

Angela Lansbury on the Manchurian Candidate

2004-07-12
Something For Everyone

Something For Everyone

An opportunistic young man working as a servant to a European countess uses his sexual talents to better his station in life.

1970-07-22
Mrs. Santa Claus

Mrs. Santa Claus

Mrs. Santa Claus is a 1996 American made-for-television musical fantasy-comedy film starring Angela Lansbury in the title role as Mrs. Claus, the wife of Santa Claus. The film was billed as the first original musical written for television since Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella in 1957. It was originally broadcast as a Hallmark Entertainment presentation on CBS on December 8, 1996.

1996-12-08
The Purple Mask

The Purple Mask

France, 1803: 11 years after the Revolution, a royalist underground is led by a new 'Scarlet Pimpernel', the Purple Mask, who rescues nobles in distress and kidnaps Napoleon's officials for ransom, aided by the spy services of a group of lovely models headed by Laurette (really the Duc de Latour's daughter). But even she doesn't know the Purple Mask's real identity as foppish dancing master Rene...

1955-06-15
Tenth Avenue Angel

Tenth Avenue Angel

Flavia's been told that her Aunt Susan's fiancé, Steve, has been on a trip around the world, but in truth he's finished his prison term. Steve wonders how he can make some money and is approached by his old associates. When Flavia discovers the truth about Steve, she loses all faith in her family and in God, and it will take a miracle to restore Flavia's belief and Steve out of trouble.

1948-02-20
The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story

The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story

After experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a deep sleep, she dreams of returning to her hometown, taking her children with her to meet her deceased loved ones. Perhaps, during a Christmas reunion with her beloved family, she will find the answer to coping with her troubles.

1983-12-20
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

Robert Preston plays the flip side of his eternally ebullient Professor Harold Hill in Dark at the Top of the Stairs. Preston portrays an early 20th-century harness salesman, fully aware that his product is rapidly becoming obsolete. He tries to compensate for his own lack of self-esteem by cheating on his patient wife Dorothy McGuire; Preston's "other woman" is played by Angela Lansbury. Meanwhile, daughter Shirley Knight falls in love with Jewish boy Lee Kinsolving, who kills himself in the face of relentless bigotry.

1960-09-28
The Shell Seekers

The Shell Seekers

Angela Lansbury, Tony Award-winning star of stage and screen, gives a touching performance as a woman who gets a second chance at life and love in this remarkable adaptation of Rosamunde Pilcher's best-selling novel. After a mild heart attack at 63, Penelope Keeling is not ready to be an invalid yet...despite her children's attempts to take control of her life. She's given them everything she could over the years, but now they want Penelope to sell her most prized possession. Torn between the selfish demands of her children and her desire to hold onto cherished mementos of the past, Penelope must learn what is really important to her. She returns to the seashore, the only place she was ever truly free, in an unforgettable odyssey that will take her back to her home, her heart and another chance for happiness.

1989-12-03
If Winter Comes

If Winter Comes

It's 1939 in the small English town of Penny Green and events in Poland are about to change lives. Mark Sabre, a writer of school text books, has married Mabel "on the rebound", after his real love Nona marries some one else. Just as war is about to break out, Nona returns home with husband Tony. Mable is sure she can hold onto Mark, though. But misunderstood good deeds on Mark's part turn life for him upside down when his relationship with a young girl starts tongues wagging. Soon, wartime casualties take their toll in Penny Green as well as on the front, as the death of fighting men affects lives back home.

1947-12-31
The Private Affairs of Bel Ami

The Private Affairs of Bel Ami

A self-serving journalist uses influential women in late-1800s Paris and denies the one who truly loves him.

1947-04-25
In the Cool of the Day

In the Cool of the Day

After he mends a marital rift between a vacationing young couple, the bored, fragile wife falls hopelessly in love with the husband's ex-colleague who is married to a long suffering and emotionally and physically scarred woman. The couple soon run off to Greece together to pursue the romance

1963-05-29
Glorious Technicolor

Glorious Technicolor

The history of color photography in motion pictures, in particular the Technicolor company's work.

1998-01-01
The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax

The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax

When her doctor recommends that a widow pursue her unfulfilled life ambitions, he doesn't realize that she has always wanted to be a spy. Sending a letter to her congressman gets her an interview with the CIA and accidentally gets her an assignment to Morocco for a supposed easy task of picking up an encrypted code book. When the agency realizes their mistake, they send a super-agent to watch over her. Both are taken prisoner and the real agent is injured, leaving Mrs. Pollifax to use her considerable wits to help them escape and to save the day.

1999-05-20
Kind Lady

Kind Lady

Mary Herries has a passion for art and fine furniture. Even though she is getting on in years, she enjoys being around these priceless articles. One day she meets a strange young painter named Elcott, who uses his painting skill to enter into her life. Little does she expect that his only interest in Mary is to covet everything she has.

1951-06-20
Mister Buddwing

Mister Buddwing

An amnesiac wanders the streets of Manhattan, trying to solve the mystery of who he is.

1966-10-11
Rage of Angels: The Story Continues

Rage of Angels: The Story Continues

Jennifer's life changes when Warner, now Vice President of the United States, decides to see her and her son, Joshua. At the same time, Jennifer is unaware that James Moretti, an underworld figure, holds her responsible for the death of his brother. Moretti determines to blackmail her and Warner into halting a Justice Department indictment against another underworld figure. Further complicating Jennifer's life is her mother, who abandoning her as a child, reappears with a new identity, Marchesa Allabrandi.

1986-11-02
Shootdown

Shootdown

Nan Moore, the mother of one of the victims of the aero accident of the Korean Air Lines in 1983 where the plane was shot down over the Soviet Union, tries to find the truth of what happened on that particular flight. But she finds only a wall of silence and lots of trouble with the authorities...

1988-11-28
Remains to Be Seen

Remains to Be Seen

A girl vocalist and her apartment manager get mixed up in a creepy Park Avenue murder and find themselves facing danger at every turn.

1953-05-15
Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest

Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest

Jessica Fletcher searches for a woman who witnessed the murder of a man trying to expose a serious flaw in a top-secret government satellite code.

1997-11-02
Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For

Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For

JB Fletcher is a speaker at Speakers Incorporated attended by various authors. Uri Malenkovitch also attends to promote his book about the KGB. When he is killed, Jessica helps a struggling writer accused of his murder.

2000-05-18
Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man

Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man

Jessica Fletcher discovers a shocking old family secret that leads her on a journey to the deep South to bring to light the mysterious details surrounding the death of a slave owned by one of her long dead ancestors in the mid-1800s.

2001-05-02
Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle

Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle

Jessica Fletcher is off to solve another murder mystery, this time in Ireland.

2003-05-09
Mutiny

Mutiny

Early in the War of 1812, Captain James Marshall is commissioned to run the British blockade and fetch an unofficial war loan from France. As first mate, Marshall recruits Ben Waldridge, a cashiered former British Navy captain. Waldridge brings his former gun crew...who begin plotting mutiny as soon as they learn there'll be gold aboard. The gold duly arrives, and with it Waldridge's former sweetheart Leslie, who's fond of a bit of gold herself. Which side is Waldridge really on?

1952-03-05
That's Entertainment!

That's Entertainment!

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.

1974-06-21
Broadway's Lost Treasures

Broadway's Lost Treasures

The golden age of the annual Tony Awards ceremony lasted from 1967 to 1986 -- the period during which 'Alexander H. Cohen' and his wife, Hildy Parks, were the producers of the show. This film offers a compilation of performances from Tony Award broadcasts during those years. They are presented with color-corrected footage and digitally re-mastered sound.

2003-08-10
Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy

It tells the affecting story of the decades-long relationship between a stubborn Southern matriarch and her compassionate chauffeur. An iconic tale of pride, changing times and the transformative power of friendship, the play has warmed the hearts of millions of theatregoers worldwide.

2014-06-04
Your Studio and You

Your Studio and You

A parody of 1950s corporate/industrial films, commissioned by Universal Pictures executives after the studio's purchase by Seagrams, and featuring cameos by many stars and directors.

1995-02-01
Mormon Tabernacle Choir Presents The Joy of Christmas with Angela Lansbury

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Presents The Joy of Christmas with Angela Lansbury

The Joy of Christmas combines the talent of the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square with one of the most enduring and beloved stars of film, theater, and television: Angela Lansbury.

2002-09-04
Elvis: #1 Hit Performances

Elvis: #1 Hit Performances

Elvis fans, thank your lucky stars. This jam-packed collection of pulse-raising performances from TV, movies, concerts and special events showcases the King delivering blistering renditions of 15 No. 1 hits. Highlights include Elvis singing "Don't Be Cruel" for his first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and his performance of "Stuck on You" for "Welcome Home, Elvis," a TV variety special hosted by Frank Sinatra.

2007-11-12
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: The Making of a Movie Classic

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: The Making of a Movie Classic

Documentary about the making of the 1939 MGM classic film The Wizard of Oz. Includes interviews of cast and crew members, their families and fans of the film.

1990-02-20
Women He's Undressed

Women He's Undressed

Hollywood stars, historical footage and stylized reenactments tell the story of costume designer Orry-Kelly, who ruled Tinseltown fashion for decades.

2015-06-11
A Talent for Murder

A Talent for Murder

A famed mystery writer played Angela Lansbury and her doctor ex lover played by Laurence Olivier solve her daughter in law's murder.

1984-01-17
Six by Sondheim

Six by Sondheim

This intimate documentary explores the life and career of the stage legend Stephen Sondheim through six of his best-known songs.

2013-12-09
The Golden Girls: Lifetime Intimate Portrait Series

The Golden Girls: Lifetime Intimate Portrait Series

Lifetime's "Intimate Portrait" series shines a spotlight on the Golden Girls -- Bea Arthur, Betty White, Estelle Getty and Rue McClanahan -- with a collection of four programs offering an up-close look at the remarkable lives of the hit show's stars. Valerie Harper, John Ritter and Alex Trebek narrate this tribute, with guests including Angela Lansbury, Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Rosie O'Donnell and many others.

2003-01-01
Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile

As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?

1978-10-06
That's Entertainment! III

That's Entertainment! III

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain.

1994-07-01
The Trouble With Agatha Christie

The Trouble With Agatha Christie

An investigation into the mysterious world of the crime novelist Agatha Christie, with comments from poison experts, policeman and pathologists and members of her family.

1991-01-01
Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.

2018-12-19
Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards

Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards

Broadway royalty and Tony-winners Tommy Tune, Carol Channing, Robert Goulet, and Harvey Fierstein are your hosts for this third compilation of great musical performances from the archives of the Tony Award® broadcasts. Legendary stars from legendary shows strut their stuff in 23 performances that have become part of Broadway history.

2005-08-07
Fantasia 2000

Fantasia 2000

Blending lively music and brilliant animation, this sequel to the original 'Fantasia' restores 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice' and adds seven new shorts.

2000-01-01
Angela Lansbury's Positive Moves

Angela Lansbury's Positive Moves

Angela Lansbury, successful film and television actress, stars in this documentary about her personal program for fitness and well-being. "Easy does it" is the basis of Angela's proposal for a better quality of life.

1988-01-01
Mickey's Audition

Mickey's Audition

A five-minute film for The Disney-MGM Studios combining live-action and animation and featuring cameos. Made live-action directing debut with "Mickey's Audition"; a five-minute film for The Disney-MGM Studios combining live-action and animation and featuring cameos by Mel Brooks, Roy Disney, Dom DeLuise, Ed Begley Jr. and others.

1992-10-01
Words and Music by Jerry Herman

Words and Music by Jerry Herman

WORDS AND MUSIC is the story of one of Broadway's iconic figures: the composer/lyricist of Hello, Dolly!, Mame and La Cage aux Folles. Jerry Herman and an all-star cast, chart his rise from 1950s off-Broadway through all of his smash hits. Featuring never-before-seen footage of original stage performances, and a score full of classic show tunes.

2007-04-01
Rod Taylor: Pulling No Punches

Rod Taylor: Pulling No Punches

Documentary about the life and career of Australian actor Rod Taylor.

2017-04-17
The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn

The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn

In this tribute to her frequent co-star and longtime love, Katharine Hepburn hosts a behind-the-scenes look at Spencer Tracy's personal and professional life that features intimate personal accounts, interviews and clips from his most acclaimed work on the silver screen.

1986-03-09
A Benefit Celebration: A Tribute to Angela Lansbury

A Benefit Celebration: A Tribute to Angela Lansbury

Broadway salute to Tony Award-winning actress Angela Lansbury in a star-packed gala November 17,1996 at the Majestic Theatre on Broadway. The event was to benefit the American Foundation for AIDS research (AmFAR) and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Long a supporter of AmFAR and a deeply committed friend to all people with HIV/AIDS, Lansbury was also presented with a humanitarian award at this star-packed celebration.

1996-11-17
Jerry Herman's Broadway at the Hollywood Bowl

Jerry Herman's Broadway at the Hollywood Bowl

He hasn't had a new Broadway show since 1983's La Cage Aux Folles, but composer Jerry Herman has become ubiquitous on the concert, tribute and benefit scene, as evidenced by a video release of "Jerry Herman's Broadway - at the Hollywood Bowl." The star-studded event celebrating Herman's 30-plus-year career includes performances by Carol Channing, Leslie Uggams, Lorna Luft and Lee Roy Reams all together on "Hello, Dolly!"; George Hearn singing "Movies Were Movies" (Mack And Mabel); Davis Gaines crooning "Song On The Sand" and "I Am What I Am" (La Cage Aux Folles); Rita Moreno advising "Tap Your Troubles Away" (Mack And Mabel); and Beatrice Arthur pointing out "The Man In The Moon" (also from Mame). There is also special taped greetings from Angela Lansbury and Paul & Linda McCartney.

1994-03-04
Elvis: #1 Hit Performances & More

Elvis: #1 Hit Performances & More

Elvis fans, thank your lucky stars. This jam-packed collection of pulse-raising performances from TV, movies, concerts and special events showcases the King delivering blistering renditions of 30 No. 1 hits. An outstanding introduction to the magic of Elvis Presley! This collection of 30 wonderful performances by the King of Rock 'n' Roll showcasing 21 of his #1 US and UK hits and 9 other classics. Culled from his TV guest appearances, movies, and concert films and television specials -- from 1956, the year his star ascended, to the 1970s when he reached the pinnacle of his career -- this is Elvis at his best. Highlights include Elvis singing "Don't Be Cruel" for his first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and his performance of "Stuck on You" for "Welcome Home, Elvis," a TV variety special hosted by Frank Sinatra.

2007-11-12
The Grinch

The Grinch

The Grinch hatches a scheme to ruin Christmas when the residents of Whoville plan their annual holiday celebration.

2018-11-09
Every Act of Life

Every Act of Life

The life of Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally (Master Class, Ragtime): 60 years of groundbreaking plays and musicals, the struggle for LGBT rights, addiction and recovery, finding true love, and the relentless pursuit of inspiration.

2018-04-23
Harold Prince: The Director's Life

Harold Prince: The Director's Life

Featuring archival clips from his many groundbreaking productions, the performance-documentary includes interviews with many of Prince's collaborators, including Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Mandy Patinkin, John Kander, Susan Stroman, and Angela Lansbury, all sharing their firsthand insights into his pioneering achievements in the theatre.

2018-11-23
Buttons

Buttons

During a time of robber barons, mills, and rising industry, two orphan children meet two unexpected visitors who turn the tide of events and change their lives forever.

2018-12-08