Angela Aames


Angela Aames was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She had an early role on the television special "Love at First Sight" (CBS, 1980-81). She additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Moviola: This Year's Blonde" (NBC, 1979-1980) and "The Comeback Kid" (ABC, 1979-1980). She worked in series television while getting her start in acting, including a part on "B.J. and th...

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Angela Aames was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She had an early role on the television special "Love at First Sight" (CBS, 1980-81). She additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Moviola: This Year's Blonde" (NBC, 1979-1980) and "The Comeback Kid" (ABC, 1979-1980). She worked in series television while getting her start in acting, including a part on "B.J. and the Bear" (NBC, 1978-1981). Several more television roles followed in the eighties, including stints on "Cheers" (1982-1993), "Automan" (ABC, 1983-84) and "Night Court" (NBC, 1983-1992). In the eighties, she worked on the silver screen, taking roles in the dramatic sports film "All the Marbles" (1981) with Peter Falk, "Scarface" (1983) with Al Pacino and the comedy "Bachelor Party" (1984) with Tom Hanks. Aames's more recent roles included the Ann Dusenberry comedy "Basic Training" (1985), the Melanie Vincz fantastical comedy "The Lost Empire" (1985) and the Kelli Maroney comedy "Chopping Mall" (1986). Additionally, she appeared on the television special "The Cracker Brothers" (NBC, 1984-85). She held additional roles in television including a part on "The Dom DeLuise Show" (1987-88). Aames more recently acted in "Flex" (1988).

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Deathtrap - Movie Posters
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Superman: The Movie - Program
Here is the official Movie Program from Warner Bros' Superman: The Movie (1978), starring Christopher Reeve, Marlon Brando, Margot Kidder, and Gene Hackman.


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Pyramid, The (1976) -- (Movie Clip) North Rock Elementary After opening with suburban Dallas school-day idyllic domestic scenes, stunt-man/auteur Gary Kent gives a motorist a heart attack, causing a calamitous crash, with reporter L.A. (Ira Hawkins) and cameraman Chris (C.W. “Charley” Brown) arriving, in the low-rent art-cult indie hybrid The Pyramid, 1976.
Pyramid, The (1976) -- (Movie Clip) It Is A War, Man Slamming lunch in Dallas after covering a school-bus disaster, reporter L.A. and shooter Chris (C.W. Charley Brown) recall their story about a fire-walker, and muse about the state of affairs in their city, crossing through Dealey Plaza (where John Kennedy was shot), in director Gary Kent’s independent feature The Pyramid, 1976.
Vanishing, The (1988) -- (Movie Clip) Really Beautiful Scream After an earlier sinister cameo, the first scene featuring Lemorne (Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu), and introducing his daughters (Tania Latarjet, Lucille Glenn) and wife Simone (Bernadette Lesache), early in Geroge Sluizer's The Vanishing, 1988.
You Got To Move (1985) -- (Movie Clip) A School For Adults Highlander Folk School co-founder Myles Horton and the title song in the original recording by Mississippi Fred McDowell (famously covered by The Rolling Stones), and comments by civil right activist and Highlander veteran Bernice Robinson, in the acclaimed documentary You Got To Move, 1985.
Bugsy Malone (1976) -- (Movie Clip) Open, If It Was Raining Brains Clever voice-over open (by 13 year-old John Cassisi as Fat Sam), from director Alan Parker’s original screenplay, leading to a highlight-shot credit sequence featuring Scott Baio (title character, in his first credited role), and the title song by Paul Williams from his Academy Award-nominated score, from the sometimes beloved kids-as-gangsters musical Bugsy Malone, 1976.
Bugsy Malone (1976) -- (Movie Clip) Fat Sam's Grand Slam Inside the speak-easy for which the song is named, another tune from Paul Williams’ score with kids in the cast lip-synching to grown-ups’ vocals, with the first glimpse of Jodie Foster as Tallulah, and the first encounter between the title character (Scott Baio) and aspiring singer Blousey (Florence Garland), from Bugsy Malone, 1976, written and directed by Alan Parker.
Bugsy Malone (1976) -- (Movie Clip) Go Feed The Ducks Probably more provocative in retrospect than it seemed at the time, writer-director Alan Parker in his kids-playing-gangsters musical has brassy Tallulah (Jodie Foster), girlfriend of the owner of the night club, apply her charms to the hustler title character (Scott Baio), igniting his potential girlfriend Blousey (Florence Garland), in Bugsy Malone, 1976.
Wings Of Desire (1987) -- (Movie Clip) If Grandma Was Here Cutting from a plane over Berlin, another look at Bruno Ganz as (invisible) angel Damiel, as he sees and hears the thoughts of Peter Falk on board, sort-of playing himself, his narration mostly extemporized, after the shoot, in an L-A sound booth, guided by director Wim Wenders back in Germany, then observes other Berliners, early in Wings Of Desire, 1987.
Les Enfants Terribles (1950) -- (Movie Clip) Two Halves Of One Body Continuing exposition by novelist, screenwriter and narrator Jean Cocteau, director Jean-Pierre Melville and cinematographer Henri Decae, on the relationship between Elisabeth (Nicole Stéphane) and brother Paul (Edouard Dermit, Cocteau’s lover at the time) whom she’s nursing, along with their mother, following a weird injury, in Les Enfants Terribles, 1950.
Drums Along The Mohawk (1939) -- (Movie Clip) At The Borst Home The first scene in director John Ford’s first color (Technicolor) film, Henry Fonda and Claudette Colbert as colonials Gil and Lana are married in Albany, New York, 1776, cinematography credit shared by Bert Glennon and Ray Rennahan, Edwin Maxwell the celebrant, Robert Grieg and Clara Blandick her parents, opening Drums Along The Mohawk, 1939.
Drums Along The Mohawk (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Taste Of A Widow Gil (Henry Fonda), recruited into the Continental Army, gets farewell wishes from Lana (Claudette Colbert) and an earthy gesture from Mrs. McKlennar (Edna May Oliver), then marches, in John Ford's Drums Along The Mohawk, 1939.
Licence To Kill (1989) -- (Movie Clip) A Farewell To Arms Working with Sharkey (Frank McRae), Bond (Timothy Dalton) is pretty much gone rogue in Key West over attacks on American friend Felix Leiter, so he’s intercepted by DEA man Hawkins (Grand L. Bush) and delivered to the Hemingway house where “M” (Robert Brown) waits to crack the whip, in Licence To Kill, 1989.


Who'll Stop The Rain (1978) -- Original Trailer Promoting the high-brow thriller, directed by Karel Reisz
Razorback (1984) -- (Theatrical Trailer) Original trailer for the 1984 semi-monster thriller from Warner Bros., Razorback, starring Gregory Harrison, then of TV’s Trapper John M.D. and directed by the Australian-born rock-video pioneer Russel Mulcahy.
Foul Play (1978) -- (Original Trailer) Original trailer for the San Francisco action-comedy and the movie debut for Saturday Night Live sensation Chevy Chase, also starring Goldie Hawn and featuring Dudley Moore, from writer-director Colin Higgins, Foul Play, 1978,
Big Night - (Original Trailer) A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers (Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci) gambles on one special night to try to save the business in Big Night (1996).
A.I.: Artificial Intelligence - (Original Trailer) A robot child dreams of becoming a real boy in Steven Spielberg's A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (2001), a movie conceived by Stanley Kubrick.
Shadows and Fog - (Original Trailer) Woody Allen adapted his one-act play into this all-star tribute to German Expressionism, Shadows And Fog (1992).
Superman II - (Original Trailer) Superman gives up his powers just as visitors arrive, three super-powered villains from Krypton, in Superman II (1980).
Superman: The Movie - (Original Trailer) The man of steel (Christopher Reeve) fights to save the world and his true love in the all-star spectacular Superman: The Movie (1978).
American Graffiti - (Original Trailer) Teenagers enjoy the last night of a 1962 summer in George Lucas' American Graffiti (1973) featuring a host of future stars.
Wind and the Lion, The -- (Original Trailer) An Arab chieftain triggers an international incident when he kidnaps an American widow in The Wind and the Lion (1975) starring Sean Connery & Candice Bergen.
Mean Streets - (Original Trailer) Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel and director Martin Scorsese all first came to major critical attention with the gritty Mean Streets (1973).