Born Beverly Fessenden in Santa Cruz, California on October 17, 1926, beautiful Beverly Garland sustained an amazing 50+ year career in Hollywood, starring in numerous cult-classic "B" films in the 1950s before switching to television and supporting roles in better pictures in the 1960s. Using her first husband's last name and billed as 'Beverly Campbell' in a few of her early film appearances, in 1952 she married actor Richard Garland and afterward used Garland as her professional name. However, the couple dissolved the union in 1956, at about the point that Beverly Garland's career kicked into high gear.

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LEFT: Early 1950s publicity photo. RIGHT: Universal-International shot from 1956

Throughout the 1950s, Garland worked hard, making more than 20 films and starring in the TV series Decoy, in which she portrayed a female undercover cop. Following her 1959 film The Alligator People, Garland cooled her film career and married businessman and developer Fillmore Crank. By the mid 1960s, Garland began making many television appearances and took roles in several successful series, including The Bing Crosby Show (1964-1965) and the final three seasons of My Three Sons (1960-1972).

Although audiences today largely recognize Garland from her prolific television work, cult film fanatics prize her horror and science fiction films from the 1950s. Her best horror and science fiction titles include It Conquered the World (1956; with Peter Graves and Lee Van Cleef), Not of This Earth (1957; with Paul Birch), and The Alligator People (1959; with Richard Crane and Lon Chaney Jr.). However, Garland was also known for starring in westerns, including Bitter Creek (1954; with Bill Elliott), Gunslinger (1956; with Allison Hayes), Badlands of Montana (1957; with Rex Reason), and The Saga of Hemp Brown (1958; with Rory Calhoun and Russell Johnson).

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Killer Leopard (1954) Get It Here at Movies Unlimited

Beverly Garland and Johnny Sheffield

From the low-budget Allied Artists 'Bomba' outing Killer Leopard with Johnny Sheffield

Sudden Danger (1956)

Beverly Garland, Bill Elliott, and Tom Drake

With 'Wild' Bill Elliott and Tom Drake in the Allied Artists film noir release Sudden Danger

It Conquered the World (1956)

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LEFT: Garland attempts to save the world by killing the alien life form in AIP's It Conquered the World. RIGHT: Garland argues with husband Lee Van Cleef

Curucu, Beast of the Amazon (1956)

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With John Bromfield in Universal-International's Curucu, Beast of the Amazon

The Steel Jungle (1956)

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From the Warner Bros. release The Steel Jungle

Badlands of Montana (1957)

Rex Reason and Beverly Garland

With Rex Reason in the western Badlands of Montana

The Joker Is Wild (1957)

Jeanne Crain, Beverly Garland, and Jackie Coogan

From the Paramount musical drama The Joker Is Wild with Jeanne Crain and Jackie Coogan

Naked Paradise (1957)

Beverly Garland and Richard Denning

With Richard Denning in a scene from American International's drama Naked Paradise

Not of This Earth (1957) Get It Here at Movies Unlimited

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From Roger Corman's Allied Artists science fiction thriller Not of This Earth with Morgan Jones

Decoy (1957-1958 TV Series) Get It Here at Movies Unlimited

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Publicity photos from Garland's TV series Decoy

The Saga of Hemp Brown (1958)

Trevor Bardette, Beverly Garland, and Rory Calhoun

From the fun Universal-International western The Saga of Hemp Brown with Trevor Bardette and Rory Calhoun. This was one of several westerns in which Garland starred in the late 1950s

The Alligator People (1959) Get It Here at Movies Unlimited

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LEFT and CENTER: Garland discovers that her new husband (Richard Crane) has been turned into a reptile in The Alligator People. RIGHT: Lobby card

The Bing Crosby Show (1964-1965 ABC TV Series)

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Garland portrayed Bing Crosby's wife in the short-lived ABC situation comedy The Bing Crosby Show

It's My Turn (1980) Get It Here at Movies Unlimited

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With Jill Clayburgh in the Columbia dramedy It's My Turn

later years

Beverly Garland maintained her acting career to through 2004, even with her ownership of the Beverly Garland Holiday Inn in Los Angeles, just a few blocks from the entrance of Universal Studios. Garland's hotel is also the Los Angeles site of Ray and Sharon Court's famed autograph conventions. In terms of acting, Garland had a recurring role on the WB's long-running family drama 7th Heaven (1996-2006), and her final film appearance was in Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure (2003; with Randy Quaid and Fred Willard). Sadly, Beverly Garland passed away on December 5, 2008, at the age of 82. She was survived by a daughter, a son, two stepsons, and a host of grandchildren.

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Decoy, Vol. 1 [DVD] DVD
Includes "First Arrest," "High Swing," "Saturday Lost," and "To Trap a Thief." 106 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
Decoy, Vol. 2 [DVD] DVD
Includes "The Comeback," "Tin Pan Payoff," "Ghost of Van Gogh," and "Blind Date." 106 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
Decoy, Vol. 3 [DVD] DVD
Includes "Night of Fire," "Cry Revenge," "The Sound of Tears," and "Night Light." 100 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
Decoy, Vol. 4 [DVD] DVD
Includes four episodes. 104 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
Decoy, Vol. 5 [DVD] DVD
Includes four episodes. 104 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
Great Quiz Shows Of The '50s Featuring Stump The Stars [DVD] DVD
Originally known as "Pantomime Quiz," "Stump the Stars" was a long-running game show that featured two teams of celebrity panelists who were joined by a guest star to play Charades. Four episodes of the series--with appearances by Beverly Garland, Ross Martin, Sebastian Cabot, Nick Adams, Michael Landon, Roger Smith, and Nina Foch--are included in this release. 82 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
The Twilight Zone: The Definitive Edition: Season 1 [DVD](1959) DVD
All 36 episodes from the series's debut season--including "Where Is Everybody?," "One for the Angels," "Time Enough at Last," "The Hitch-Hiker," "The Fever," and "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street"--are featured in a six-disc set. 15 1/2 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; audio commentary; unaired pilot; blooper; interviews; promos; book; more.
Mannix: The First Season [DVD](1967) DVD
All 24 episodes from the first season--including "The Name Is Mannix," "Coffin for a Clown," "Then the Drink Takes the Man," "Run, Sheep, Run," and "The Girl in the Frame"--are featured in a six-disc set. 20 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; audio commentary on selected episodes; interview; TV spots; photo gallery; "The Mike Douglas Show" excerpt; bonus "Diagnosis: Murder" episode. **24 episodes on 6 discs. 20 hrs.**
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries: Season One [DVD](1977) DVD
All 14 episodes from the first season--including "The Mystery of the Haunted House," "The Mystery of Pirate's Cove," "The Mystery of the Fallen Angels," "Wipe Out," and "The Mystery of Jade Kwan Yin"--are featured in a two-disc set. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
Scarecrow And Mrs. King: The Complete First Season [DVD](1983) DVD
All 21 episodes from season one--including "The First Time," "Magic Bus," "Saved by the Bells," "The Artful Dodger," and "Waiting for Godorsky"--are featured in a five-disc set. 16 1/2 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH). **21 episodes on 5 discs. 16 1/2 hrs.**
Scarecrow And Mrs. King: The Complete Second Season [DVD](1984) DVD
All 23 episodes from season two--including "To Catch a Mongoose," "Brunettes Are In," "A Class Act," "Car Wars," and "Vigilante Mothers"--are featured in a five-disc set. 18 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH), French. **23 episodes on 5 discs. 18 hrs.**
Scarecrow And Mrs. King: The Complete Third Season [DVD](1985) DVD
All 22 episodes from season three--including "A Lovely Little Affair," "Sour Grapes," "J. Edgar's Ghost," "Wrong Number," and "All the World's a Stage"--are featured in a five-disc set. 17 1/3 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH), French. **22 episodes on 5 discs. 17 1/3 hrs.**
Scarecrow And Mrs. King: The Fourth And Final Season [DVD](1986) DVD
All 22 episodes from season four--including the two-part "Stemwinder," "Photo Finish," "Santa's Got a Brand New Bag," "Do You Take This Spy?," and "The Khrushchev List"--are featured in a five-disc set. 17 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH), French. **22 episodes on 5 discs. 17 hrs.**
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures Of Superman: The Complete Third Season [DVD](1995) DVD
All 22 episodes from the third season--including "When Irish Eyes Are Killing," "Don't Tug on Superman's Cape," "Ultra Woman," "Through a Glass, Darkly," and "Big Girls Don't Fly"--are featured in a six-disc set. 16 3/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround stereo; Subtitles: French, Spanish; featurette.
7th Heaven: The Complete Second Season [DVD](1997) DVD
All 22 episodes from season two--including "Don't Take My Love Away," "Says Who?," "Stuck in the Middle with You," "Boyfriends," and "...and Girlfriends"--are included in a six-disc set. 16 1/2 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital stereo.

D.O.A. (1950)/The Hitch-Hiker (1953) [DVD] DVD
Two masterpieces of low-budget "noir" cinema are featured. Businessman Edmond O'Brien learns he has been poisoned with a "luminous toxin" and, with only days left to live, begins a desperate search for his own killer. Luther Adler, Neville Brand, Pamela Britton also star in director Rudolph Mate's classic "D.O.A." Plus, two family men on a fishing trip make a fatal mistake when they pick up a psychotic thumb-tripper in director Ida Lupino's "The Hitch-Hiker." Based in part on a true story, the thriller stars O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy and William Talman. 191 min. total Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; newsreel footage.
Fearless Fagan [DVD](1952) DVD
Family-oriented, fact-based service farce concerns a young circus clown (Carleton Carpenter) who gets drafted and can't find a caretaker for Fearless Fagan, the tame lion he raised from a cub. His only resort is to report to base with the big cat in tow, and try to keep the chaos to a minimum until a home can be found. Janet Leigh, Keena Wynn, and the real Fearless Fagan, as himself, co-star under Stanley Donen's direction. 79 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Movies 4 You: More Sci-Fi Classics [DVD] DVD
In an effort to prove his theory that modern man is actually less intelligent than his primitive ancestors, a mad scientist concocts a serum that transforms him into "The Neanderthal Man" (1953). But instead of getting smarter, he, of course, becomes a savage beast who will stop at nothing to claim the woman he wants. Robert Shayne, Joyce Terry, Richard Crane star. Quite possibly the greatest sci-fi film to ever come from Denmark, "Reptilicus" (1966), a Saturday-matinee staple, tells of an oil expedition that recovers the tail of a frozen prehistoric creature. The tail soon regenerates into a gigantic snake-like monster that runs amok down the streets of Copenhagen. With Asbjorn Andersen, Carl Ottosen, Ann Smyrner. Also includes "The Amazing Transparent Man" and "The Brain That Wouldn't Die." 5 hrs. total. Standard/Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; photo gallery.
The Miami Story [DVD](1954) DVD
With neither the local authorities nor the feds able to get the goods on vicious vice lord Luther Adler, a Miami citizens' commission decides that it does take a thief, and recruits ex-con Barry Sullivan to front as a rival. Will he successfully bait the trap, or does he have his own agenda in mind? Gritty crime story co-stars Beverly Garland, Adele Jergens, George E. Stone. 75 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
The Rocket Man [DVD](1954) DVD
Fun family fantasy-comedy concerns a young boy (George "Foghorn" Winslow) who comes upon what looks like a toy ray gun, but is actually an alien weapon that forces people to tell the truth! He sets out to save his orphanage, and understandably flummox some businessmen and politicians. Anne Francis, John Agar, Charles Coburn, Spring Byington co-star; Lenny Bruce (!) co-scripts. 79 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Bomba The Jungle Boy, Vol. 2 [DVD] DVD
Johnny Sheffield swings back into action as Bomba in the final six Monogram jungle thrillers. When diamond smugglers pose as geologists and make slave labor out of the locals, Bomba smashes their schemes in "African Treasure" (1952). Lyle Talbot co-stars. The jungle boy sets out on a dangerous quest to uncover the truth about his parents' fates in "Bomba and the Jungle Girl" (1952). Karen Sharpe co-stars. Bomba agrees to safeguard filmmakers on a documentary shoot, but there's a killer amongst the crew, in "Safari Drums" (1953). Bomba seeks to deliver a recovered sacred artifact back to the Watusi, but plunderers have other ideas, in "The Golden Idol" (1954). Paul Guilfoyle co-stars. When a movie star (Beverly Garland) ventures into the veldt after her runaway embezzler husband, Bomba must make sure they aren't prey for a "Killer Leopard" (1954). When elephants rampage, Bomba must put down the leader to preserve the herd, in "Lord Of The Jungle" (1955). Wayne Morris co-stars. 7 hrs. total on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Bill Elliott Detective Mysteries [DVD] DVD
"B" cowpoke Wild Bill Elliott wound down his film career portraying LAPD Lt. Andy Doyle in this series of second-bill suspensers from Allied Artists. An escaped institutionalized veteran looks like the likely suspect when his ex-wife is found dead, but Andy has other ideas, in "Dial Red '0'" (1955). Paul Picerni, Jack Kruschen also star. Doyle thinks a sportswear maker's ruled suicide is anything but, and his suspicion falls upon the victim's blind son (Tom Drake), in "Sudden Danger" (1955). Beverly Garland co-stars. Doyle hunts for a serial killer who dispatches his victims via car bomb in "Calling Homicide" (1956). Don Haggerty, Jeanne Cooper co-star. Andy tries to clear an amnesiac parolee (Jimmy Lydon) made the fall guy for a businessman's murder in "Chain Of Evidence" (1957). Haggerty, Timothy Carey co-star. Did a recovering gambling addict (Douglas Dick) kill the man who knocked him off the wagon? Doyle has his doubts! "Footsteps In The Night" (1957) co-stars Haggerty, Minerva Urecal. 5 1/4 hrs. total on two discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Swamp Women [DVD](1955) DVD
Rough and tumble bayou actioner directed by Roger Corman about an undercover policewoman tagging along with trashy escapees from a woman's prison to track down a fortune in stolen jewels. Mike "Touch" Connors, Beverly Garland and Marie Windsor star. AKA: "Swamp Diamonds." 70 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
Action Classics: The Bloody Brood (1959)/The Fast And The Furious (1955)/Mutiny In The Big House (1939)/Swamp Women (1955) [DVD] DVD
Includes "Mutiny in the Big House," "The Fast and the Furious," "Swamp Women," and "The Bloody Brood." 4 3/4 hrs. total. Soundtrack: English.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection, Vol. 10.2 [DVD] DVD
Four-disc set includes "Swamp Diamonds," "The Giant Gila Monster," "Teen-Age Strangler," and "The Giant Spider Invasion." 6 2/3 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English; interview; music videos; outtakes; more.
New Orleans Uncensored [DVD](1955) DVD
Shot documentary style, this gritty drama from director William Castle is set on the dark and dangerous docks of the New Orleans waterfront. Following the murder of his friend, an upstanding Navy vet agrees to go undercover to help the cops take down the ruthless crime boss who controls the local dockworker's union. Arthur Franz, Beverly Garland, Michael Ansara star. 75 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Roger Corman's Triple Feature: Sci-Fi Classics [DVD] DVD
"King of the B-movies" Roger Corman helmed these three sci-fi favorites. In "Not of This Earth" (1957), an alien searching for the blood his race needs to survive lands on Earth and hypnotizes a doctor to help him. Stars Paul Birch, Beverly Garland, Jonathan Haze. Then, in "War of the Satellites" (1958), an extraterrestrial force declares war against Earth when the United Nations starts planning to launch the first satellite in space. With the great Dick Miller, Richard Devon, Susan Cabot. Two-disc set also includes "Attack of the Crab Monsters." 194 min. total. Standard/Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; audio commentary; interviews; more.
Chicago Confidential [DVD](1957) DVD
Based on the bestseller by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer, this noirish thriller stars Brian Keith as an Illinois state attorney who is determined to bring down corrupt unions in Chicago. When crooked union members who are in cahoots with an evil gambling syndicate plan on framing a man who won't go along with their illegal ways, Keith attempts to clear his name and bring the bad guys to justice. With Beverly Garland, Dick Foran. 73 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.
The Alligator People [DVD](1959) DVD
When Beverly Garland's search for her missing husband in the Louisiana bayou ends with the discovery that he's the victim of a scientist whose limb-regeneration serum turns people into reptilian monsters, will she say "see ya later, alligator" to her scaly spouse? Classic low-budget chiller also stars Richard Crane, George Macready, and Lon Chaney, Jr. as a hook-handed Cajun. 74 min. Widescreen; theatrical trailer.
Fright (1956)/Stark Fear [DVD](1962) DVD
First, in "Fright," a woman believes that she was the lover of a 19th-century Austrian prince in a previous life whose romance ended in a suicide pact. As a psychiatrist tries to shock her out of her delusion, she is forced into a world of terror. AKA: "Spell of the Hypnotist." Nancy Malone, Eric Fleming star. Then, in "Stark Fear," Beverly Garland stars as a put-upon woman whose unemployed husband tortures her until she leaves him for her boss. With Skip Homeier, Kenneth Tobey. 162 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
Weird-Noir [DVD] DVD
This two-disc collection of eccentric thrillers begins with "Girl on the Run" (1953), in which a reporter enters the world of a carnival to investigate the murder of his boss. Richard Coogan, Rosemary Pettit star. Next, travel "The Naked Road" (1959) with a model (Jeanne Rainer) rescued from a sleazy judge only to become the sex slave of her benefactor! Ronald Long, Paul Judson co-star. "The 7th Commandment" (1961) comes back to haunt an amnesiac preacher blackmailed by a former flame. Jonathan Kidd, Lyn Statten star. Emerging from psychiatric treatment, a young woman is accused of murder--with death following her everywhere, in "Fear No More" (1961). Mala Powers, Jacques Bergerac star. "Fallguy" (1962) is a stylish crime tale about a teenager who witnesses a mobster's murder, then goes to the police to tell what he saw. With Ed Dugan, George Andre, and Madeline Frances. Finally, "Stark Fear" (1962) is the creepy drama starring Beverly Garland as a put-upon woman whose unemployed husband tortures her until she leaves him for her boss. Skip Homeier, Kenneth Tobey also star. 7 1/2 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Vincent Price: M-G-M Scream Legends Collection [DVD] DVD
Five-disc set includes "Tales of Terror," "Twice-Told Tales," "Witchfinder General," "The Abominable Dr. Phibes," "Dr. Phibes Rises Again," "Theater of Blood," "Madhouse" (1974), exclusive featurettes, and more.
Pretty Poison [DVD](1968) DVD
Unforgettable cult thriller stars Anthony Perkins as a mentally unstable arsonist who tells troubled high school student Tuesday Weld that he is a CIA agent in order to impress her. But when the pair begins dating, Weld shows how much of a "psycho" she is when she manipulates Perkins into satisfying her own evil desires. With Beverly Garland, John Randolph, Dick O'Neill. 89 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital mono, Spanish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: Spanish.
The Mad Room [DVD](1969) DVD
Housemaid Stella Stevens becomes the caretaker of her two disturbed siblings, recently released from a mental institution for the murder of their parents. When her employer (Shelley Winters) learns of the grisly story, plans for Stevens' marriage to her stepson are placed in jeopardy. New terrors follow in this creepy update of the 1941 film "Ladies in Retirement"; Beverly Garland, Skip Ward co-star. 93 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
The Voyage Of The Yes [DVD](1973) DVD
When Desi Arnaz, Jr. and Mike Evans set sail for a pleasure cruise, the voyage turns into an emotionally traumatic trip for both. Can they overcome prejudice and their distrust of one another by the time their vessel makes port? Affecting dramatic feature produced for television co-stars Beverly Garland, Della Reese. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
Where The Red Fern Grows [DVD](1974) DVD
In the Oklahoma Dust Bowl of the '30s, a young boy and his grandfather purchase a pair of hunting dogs and train them for a state coonhunting competition. Wonderful family adventure, with songs performed by Andy Williams, stars James Whitmore, Beverly Garland, Stewart Peterson. 98 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. NOTE: This Title Is Out Of Print; Limit One Per Customer.
Airport Terminal Pack [DVD] DVD
All four entries in the action-packed disaster film series are available in a two-disc set. First, "Airport" (1970) mixes a blizzard, a bomb and a plane filled with passengers into a thrilling drama. Dean Martin, Burt Lancaster, Jacqueline Bisset, and George Kennedy star. A 747 and a small private plane collide in mid-air and now the pilotless jumbo jet is on a collision course with destruction in "Airport 1975" (1974), with Charlton Heston, Karen Black and Kennedy. "Airport '77" (1977) stars Jack Lemmon, James Stewart and Olivia de Havilland as passengers trapped in a jetliner that crashes in the Bermuda Triangle. And a ruthless businessman tries to blow up a goodwill U.S.-Soviet flight in "The Concorde: Airport '79" (1979). With Robert Wagner, Kennedy. 8 hrs. total. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: Spanish, French; theatrical trailers.
Sixth And Main [DVD](1977) DVD
Venturing into L.A.'s poorest sections for some local color, an author (Beverly Garland) makes the acquaintance of a homeless man (Leslie Nielsen), and soon learns that her new friend harbors manuscripts marked by genius. Looking to promote him as a new find, a past that he'd have preferred to have kept buried comes to light. Effective, little-seen drama co-stars Roddy McDowall, Leo Penn. 104 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
It's My Turn [DVD](1980) DVD
Urbane and sophisticated romantic comedy follows Kate Gunzinger (Jill Clayburgh), a Chicago math professor toiling in a safe but boring relationship. But Kate's life gets unexpectedly shaken up when she travels to New York for her father's wedding and becomes attracted to Ben Lewin (Michael Douglas), a married former ballplayer who also happens to be the son of her new stepmom. With Charles Grodin, Beverly Garland, Steven Hill; look for Daniel Stern and Dianne Wiest (in her film debut). 90 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Drive-In Movie Memories [DVD](2001) DVD
Remember the drive-in? Seeing a movie outdoors (while sitting inside or outside of your automobile) is a rare pleasure today, but this romantic, fun, and unusual way of filmgoing enjoyed tremendous popularity in decades past and is experiencing a comeback in modern America. Learn the entire history of the drive-in theater with this fascinating documentary, which includes special interviews with Leonard Maltin, Barry Corbin, Samuel Arkoff, and Joe Bob Briggs. 58 min. Soundtrack: English.
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure [DVD](2003) DVD
The Griswolds' lovable country cousin Eddie (Randy Quaid) takes center stage in this side-splitting sequel. When Eddie is bitten by a laboratory monkey, his lawsuit-fearing former employer decides to send the bumpkin on a South Pacific vacation. After getting stranded with his family on a remote tropical island, Eddie decides to seize the opportunity to prove his worth--with hilarious results. Miriam Flynn, Jake Thomas and Dana Barron star. AKA: "National Lampoon's Cousin Eddie's Christmas Vacation Lost." 83 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French; outtakes; theatrical trailers.

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Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure (2003) with Randy Quaid, Miriam Flynn, Eric Idle, Fred Willard, and Edward Asner
If (2003)
Blood Song (1995) with Ben Cross
King B: A Life in the Movies (1993) with Julie Adams, Steve Allen, Parley Baer, Vince Edwards, Connie Stevens, and Dwayne Hickman
Death Falls (1991) with Rip Torn
Finding the Way Home (1991) with George C. Scott
The World's Oldest Living Bridesmaid (1990) with Donna Mills
Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983) with Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner
This Girl for Hire (1983) with Bess Armstrong, Celeste Holm, Cliff De Young, Hermione Baddeley, Scott Brady, Howard Duff, and Jose Ferrer
Gamble on Love (1982)
It's My Turn (1980) with Jill Clayburgh, Michael Douglas, and Charles Grodin
Roller Boogie (1979) with Linda Blair, Roger Perry, and James Van Patten
Sixth and Main (1977) with Leslie Nielsen and Roddy McDowall
Airport 1975 (1974) with Charlton Heston, Karen Black, Dana Andrews, George Kennedy, Gloria Swanson, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Linda Blair, and Roy Thinnes
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974) with James Whitmore
The Mad Room (1969) with Stella Stevens and Shelley Winters
Pretty Poison (1968) with Anthony Perkins and Tuesday Weld
Calhoun: County Agent (1964) with Ken Berry, Jackie Cooper, Howard Duff, Robert Lansing, Barbara Luna, and Barbara Stanwyck
Twice-Told Tales (1963) with Vincent Price, Mari Blanchard, Sebastian Cabot, and Brett Halsey
Stark Fear (1961) with Skip Homeier and Kenneth Tobey
The Alligator People (1959) with Bruce Bennett, Richard Crane and Lon Chaney Jr.
Gundown at Sandoval (1959) with Tom Tryon
The Saga of Hemp Brown (1958) with Rory Calhoun, Russell Johnson, and Yvette Vickers
Chicago Confidential (1957) with Brian Keith and Elisha Cook Jr.
Badlands of Montana (1957) with Rex Reason
The Joker Is Wild (1957) with Frank Sinatra, Mitzi Gaynor, Jeanne Crain, Eddie Albert, and Jackie Coogan
Naked Paradise (1957) with Richard Denning
Not of This Earth (1957) with Paul Birch
It Conquered the World (1956) with Peter Graves and Lee Van Cleef. This film was featured on Mystery Science Theater 3000
Curucu, Beast of the Amazon (1956) with John Bromfield
The Go-Getter (1956) with Ray Collins
The Gunslinger (1956) with Allison Hayes, John Ireland, and Bruno VeSota. This film was featured on Mystery Science Theater 3000
The Steel Jungle (1956) with with Allison Hayes, Kenneth Tobey, and Gregory Walcott
New Orleans Uncensored (1955) with Arthur Franz and Michael Ansara; directed by William Castle
Sudden Danger (1955) with Lyle Talbot and Tom Drake
Swamp Women (1955) with Marie Windsor and Mike Connors. This film was featured on Mystery Science Theater 3000
Bitter Creek (1954) with Bill Elliot, Claude Akins, and Dabbs Greer
The Desperado (1954) with Lee Van Cleef, Wayne Morris, Dabbs Greer, and Richard Garland
Killer Leopard (1954) with Johnny Sheffield
The Miami Story (1954) with Barry Sullivan and Adele Jergens
The Rocket Man (1954) with Anne Francis, John Agar, Charles Coburn, and Spring Byington
The Glass Web (1953) with Edward G. Robinson, John Forsythe, Kathleen Hughes, Marcia Henderson, and Richard Denning
The Neanderthal Man (1953) with Robert Shayne and Richard Crane
Problem Girls (1953) with Mara Corday, Helen Walker, Ross Elliot, and Joyce Jameson
Fearless Fagan (1952) with Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn, Parley Baer, and Anthony Eisley
D.O.A. (1950) with Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler, and Neville Brand

7th Heaven, recurring role, 1997-2004
Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, recurring role, 1995-1997
Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983-1987)
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, syndicated TV series. Garland portrayed Cookie LaRue during the 1976-1977 season
My Three Sons (1969-1972) Tina Cole, who portrayed Garland's step-daughter-in-law on the show, was at one time Garland's actual step-daughter-in-law.
The Bing Crosby Show (1964-1965)
Decoy (1957) Garland portrayed Casey Jones
Mama Rosa (1950)

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Hart to Hart, episode The Hartbreak Kid, originally aired December 15, 1981
Trapper John, M.D., episodes Girl Under Glass: Parts 1 and 2, originally aired November 23 and November 30, 1980
Charlie's Angels, episode Cruising Angels, originally aired December 12, 1979
How the West Was Won, episode The Slavers, originally aired April 23, 1979
The Tony Randall Show, episode The Sylvia Needleman Experience, originally aired December 24, 1977
Lanigan's Rabbi, episode Say It Ain't So, Chief, originally aired April 17, 1977
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries, episode Mystery of the Fallen Angels, originally aired April 17, 1977
Switch, episode The Argonaut Special, originally aired October 12, 1976
Mary Tyler Moore, Lou Douses an Old Flame, originally aired November 15, 1975
Marcus Welby, M.D., episode To Live Another Day, originally aired October 14, 1975
Medical Center, episode The Invisible Wife, originally aired February 10, 1975
Kung Fu, episode Battle Hymn, originally aired February 8, 1975
Wide World Mystery, episode The Death Volley, originally aired January 27, 1975
Ironside, episode The Over-the-Hill Blues, originally aired December 5, 1974
Planet of the Apes, episode The Interrogation, originally aired November 15, 1974
Medical Center, episode The World's Balloon, originally aired March 25, 1974
Doc Elliot, episode A Small Hand of Friendship, originally aired February 6, 1974
Love, American Style, episode Love and the Big Top/Love and the Locksmith/Love and the Odd Couples/Love and the Unwedding, originally aired November 16, 1973
Mannix, episode Little Girl Lost, originally aired October 7, 1973
The New Perry Mason, episode The Case of the Prodigal Prophet, originally aired September 23, 1973
Cannon, episode Deadly Heritage, originally aired March 21, 1973
The Rookies, episode Three Hours to Kill, originally aired February 12, 1973
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law, episode Sometimes Tough Is Good, originally aired January 17, 1973
Temperatures Rising, episode RX: Love, originally aired November 14, 1972
The Mod Squad, episode Eyes of the Beholder, originally aired October 19, 1972
Marcus Welby, M.D., episode A Fragile Possession, originally aired September 12, 1972
Then Came Bronson, episode The Mary R, originally aired March 25, 1970
Gunsmoke, episode The Badge, originally aired February 2, 1970
Lancer, episode Devil's Blessing, originally aired April 22, 1969
The Wild Wild West, episode The Night of the Bleak Island, originally aired March 14, 1969
Gunsmoke, episode Time of the Jackals, originally aired January 13, 1969
The Mothers-In-Law, episode Jealousy Makes the Heart Grow Fonder, originally aired April 7, 1968
Mannix, episode Deadfall: Parts 1 and 2, originally aired January 20 and 27, 1968
Gunsmoke, episode The Victim, originally aired January 1, 1968
The Wild Wild West, episode The Night of the Cut-Throats, originally aired November 17, 1967
Judd for the Defense, episode The Deep End, originally aired September 15, 1967
Pistols 'n' Petticoats, episode Touch and Ross, originally aired November 5, 1966
The Loner, episode Incident in the Middle of Nowhere, originally aired February 19, 1966
Laredo, episode Lazyfoot, Where Are You?, originally aired September 16, 1965
A Man Called Shenandoah, episode The Onslaught, originally aired September 13, 1965
Kraft Suspense Theatre, episode Charlie, He Couldn't Kill a Fly, originally aired May 7, 1964
The Eleventh Hour, episode What Did She Mean by Good Luck?, originally aired November 13, 1963
The Farmer's Daughter, episode The Stand-In, originally aired November 1, 1963
The Fugitive, episode Smoke Screen, originally aired October 29, 1963
Gunsmoke, episode The Odyssey of Jubal Tanner, originally aired May 18, 1963
The Dakotas, episode The Chooser of the Slain, originally aired April 22, 1963
Sam Benedict, episode Image of a Toad, originally aired February 23, 1963
Rawhide, episode Incident of the Gallows Tree, originally aired February 22, 1963
Rawhide, episode Incident at Sugar Creek, originally aired November 23, 1962
Rawhide, episode Incident of the Roman Candles, originally aired September 25, 1959

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