Heroes of Rock ‘n’ Roll is the definitive story of the rock music phenomenon – a highly-entertaining chronicle of 25 years of music and youth in action. The basic ingredients of this special are those rarely-seen film performances that are the milestones of rock history – the greatest stars at their greatest moments. From the vaults of the major motion picture studios comes a wealth of classic footage on film and on tape. And, from a variety of independent sources, this visual history offers newsreel, cinema trailers, interviews, rehearsals and rare private footage.
Category: TV Movie
A young German man who has just arrived in America, hopes to get over the collapse of his marriage. However, he soon discovers that his ex-wife is pursuing him.
A man diagnosed as retarded and confined to a mental institution for 26 years is discovered by an enlightened psychotherapist who realises he is of normal intelligence, but the road to preparing Larry for the outside world is not an easy one.
Paul Clark and his children are really down-hearted after the death of Jane, Paul’s wife. He falls in love with the business-woman Mary, a former tennis-player. They decide to live together. That appears to be very difficult. Their characters are totally different, and so are their lifestyles. Mary’s continuously reminded of the deceased Jane.
After growing up on a racetrack and learning all she can about the details of horse racing, 11-year-old Danny wants to find the perfect racing horse for her uncle, Eddie. When she buys Tom Thumb, a purebred horse, she knows that he’s a champion that can launch her uncle’s racing career. But even as Danny and Eddie profit from Tom Thumb’s races, corrupt horse trainers attempt to ruin their chances by any means necessary.
MR. HEADMISTRESS is the story of Tucker, a small-time con man who has just been released from jail when he is accosted by two thugs who are intent on collecting a bad debt. The henchmen chase Tucker onto a departing train where he literally bumps into Naomi Bascombe, a renowned educator, initiating the con of his life by assuming her identity. Once at the school, Tucker soon realizes that he is onto the scam of his career when he learns that the school is set to receive a half million dollar donation… if the students’ grades improve.
A poor, elderly white woman living in a tenement in a black ghetto is befriended by a neighborhood boy, and the two of them form a mutually beneficial relationship: he provides her companionship and protection, and she becomes the mother he never had.
The changing America of the 60s examined by Simon and Garfunkel through footage of their 1969 tour, intimate backstage conversation and newsreels.