An adaptation of the Mark Twain classic done for CBS. Because of the censors, this show has no reference to slavery or the American slave Jim.
The movie opens with a British nuclear submarine called the HMS Nereid entering Tokyo Bay in the then-future of December 1983. The ship’s crew and Japanese seismologist Yoshizumi (Masao Kusakari) send a reconnaissance drone to search the city for any survivors, only to find decayed bodies. It also gathers air samples of something called MM88.
James Houghland, inventor of a new method by which television signals can be instantaneously sent anywhere in the world, refuses to sell the process to television companies, who then send agents to acquire the invention any way they can. On the night of his initial broadcast Houghland is mysteriously murdered in the middle of his demonstration and it falls to Police Chief Nelson to determine who the murderer is from the many suspects present.
Gracie just about drives the banker and George crazy with balancing her checkbook in this episode of the 1950’s comedy show.. the Burns and Allen show.
This is a silent era film about a guy who needs to become a soldier in order to impress a girl. He has two loves. One is the girl. The other is “The General”. A locomotive.
In this episode of the comedy hit the Burns and Allen show, Gracie fancies herself a matchmaker.