Public Domain Catalog

Lost and Rare

TV Movies - In Color!

Most of the films in this section are Made-for-TV movies in the 1970s and 1980s. Most are dramatic, crime and action films. Additional TV Movies and Color films will be found in Horror, Mystery, Comedy, etc. All of these were made after 1960 and all are in COLOR for those desiring more color feature films.

All films are available in DVD-R format, and also as digitized MPEG 2 video files.


43 - Richard Petty Story 1972, Biography. 83m. Color. Darren McGavin. Story of a famous racing car father-son family.

All The Kind Strangers 1974 72m Color. Stacy Keach, Samantha Eggar, John Savage. Murderous orphans want couple to become their parents.

Anatomy Of An Illness 1984 98m Color. Ed Asner, Eli Wallach, Millie Perkins. Biopic of Norman Cousins and his self-made health therapy.

Angels Hard As They Come (1971) 85m Color. Roger Corman biker film. Sex, violence and bikers on action filled ride.

Arch of Triumph 1985 95m Color. Anthony Hopkins, Lesley-Anne Down, Donald Pleasence. Romance during Nazi-occupied Paris of WW-2.

Bail Out 1988 88m Color. David Hasselhoff, Linda Blair. Bounty hunters try to keep witness alive for drug trial

Ballad of Andy Crocker 1969 74m Color. Lee Majors, Joey Heatherton, Jimmy Dean. Vietnam vet returns to a busted life.

Betrayal 1974 74m Color. Amanda Blake, Tisha Sterling, Dick Haymes. Extortionists move in on lonely widow.

Beyond Justice 1992 Italy, 113m. Color. Rutger Hauer. Mother hires mercenary to get back her kidnapped teenage son.

Born To Be Sold 1981 USA 100m. Color. Harold Gould, Lynda Carter. Social worker vs. crooks who buy and sell babies.

Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976) Color, 100m. John Travolta plays teenager with medical deficiency that confines him inside a sterile world.

Guest in the House Poster

Cape Town Affair 1967 USA/South Africa 103m. Color. Claire Trevor, James Brolin, Jacqueline Bisset. South African secret agents save microfilm from Communists.

Catholics 1973 78m. Color. Martin Sheen, Trevor Howard. Rome emissary sent to bring Irish monks into line.

C.C. & Company 1970 94m. Color. Mechanic joins outlaw biker gang, that menaces Ann.

Christmas Without Snow 1980 100m. Color. Michael Learned, John Houseman. Divorced woman tries to build new life with child in new city.

Coach Of The Year 1980 95m. Color. Robert Conrad, Erin Gray. Paralyzed football player tries to get coaching job.

Code Name: Zebra 1984 96m. Color. James Mitchum, Mike Lane, Frank Sinatra Jr. Ex-soldiers disguise as black and turn mobsters.

Cold Room 1984 95m. Color. George Segal, Amanda Pays. Girl in modern Germany experiences WW2 era events.

Concrete Cowboys 1976 91m. Color. Jerry Reed, Tom Selleck, Morgan Fairchild. Detective agency involved in kidnap case. From TV series.

Cop In Blue Jeans 1976 USA/Italian 92m. Color. Thomas Milian, Jack Palance. Undercover cop discovers head of ring of thieves.

Corrupt 1983 113m. Color. Harvey Keitel. Couple of corrupt cops buy uptown NYC flat.

Crossbar 1979 78m. Color. Kim Cattrall. Olympic high jumper loses a leg.

Cry Of The Innocent 1980 94m. Color. Joanna Petter, Rod Taylor. Green Beret vet investigates Irish plane crash that killed family.

Cry of the Penguins 1971 101m. Color. John Hurt, Hayley Mills. Womanizing biologist studies life in colony of penguins.

Cuba Crossing 1980 90m. Color. Stuart Whitman, Robert Vaughn, Woody Strode. Adventurer gets caught up in plot to kill Castro.

Deadly Drifter 1982 83m. Color. Peter Coyote. Urban guerrilla goes on mysterious missions around country.

Dear Mr. Wonderful 1982 Germany 106m. Color. Joe Pesci, Karen Ludwig. Small towner looks to make big in Las Vegas.

Death Of Richie 1977 98m. Color. Ben Gazzara, Robby Benson, Eileen Brennan. Confused teenager turns to drugs.

Death Rage 1976 Italy 78m. Color. Yul Brynner, Barbara Bouchet, Martin Balsam. Retired hit man goes after murderer of brother.

Divorce His 1973 90m. Color. Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton. Breakup of a marriage told from perspectives of both the husband and wife.

Divorce Hers 1973 90m. Color. Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton. Part 2 from Liz’ viewpoint.

Driver’s Seat (1971) 102m. Color. Elizabeth Taylor. Italy. Mental spinster searches Rome for someone to kill her.

Eagle In A Cage 1971 Britain 98m. Color. John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson. In 1815, governor of St. Helena becomes jailer of Napoleon.

Eliza's Horoscope 1975 Canada 120m. Color. Elizabeth Moorman, Tommy Lee Jones. Young woman arrives in Montreal looking for love.,

Evel Knievel 1972 90m. Color. George Hamilton, Sue Lyon. Bio of famed motorcycle daredevil.

Firehouse 1973 USA 75m. Color. Richard Roundtree, Vince Edwards, Andrew Duggan. All-white firehouse gets first black fireman.

Firing Line 1991 Philippines 93m. Color. Reb Brown, Shannon Tweed, Michael Monty. Military adviser in Central America joins rebels.

Four Deuces Crime, Action 1975 83m. Color. Jack Palance, Carol Lynley. Gangland boss corrals his four trump cards.

From Hell To Borneo 1964 81m. Color. George Montgomery, Torin Thatcher, Julie Gregg. Wealthy mercenary has island invaded by pirates.

Ginger In the Morning 1973 90m. Color. Sissy Spacek, Monte Markham. Girl hitchhiker takes up with divorced advertising executive.

High Risk 1981 92m. Color. James Brolin, Anthony Quinn. Planned raid of South American drug dealer.

How Awful About Allan 1970 72m. Color. Anthony Perkins, Julie Harris. Mental man comes home to sister, but boarder may target him.

Hustling 1975 96m. Color. Lee Remick, Monte Markham, Jill Clayburgh. NY reporter investigates prostitution industry. TV Movie.

Incident On A Dark Street 1974 96m. Color. William Shatner, James Olson, David Canary. Small-time hood murdered as about to whistle crime ring.

Intimate Agony 1983 95m. Color. Anthony Geary, Judith Light. Herpes as a growing epidemic.

James Dean 1976 94m. Color. Stephen McHattie, Michael Brandon, Meg Foster, Candy Clark. TV Bio-pic of actor James Dean.

Jane Eyre 1971 110m. Color. George C. Scott, Susannah York. Charlotte Bronte’s classic novel. Jane becomes governess at broody house of Rochester.

Katherine 1990 99m. Color. Jorgen Prochnow. German sailor takes two women on cruise that does not end well.

Kill Cruise 1973 90m. Color. Sissy Spacek, Monte Markham. Girl hitchhiker takes up with divorced advertising executive.

Killing Affair 1988 104m. Color. Peter Weller, Kathy Baker. Widow takes in drifter who may have killed husband.

Klansman 1974 101m. Color. Lee Marvin, Richard Burton, Cameron Mitchell. Local sheriff vs. racial strife in small Alabama town.

Laser Mission 1989 95m. Color. Brandon Lee, Ernest Borgnine. CIA agent vs. KCB to seize laser expert in Cuba.

The Last Of The Belles 1974 98m. Color. Richard Chamberlain, Blythe Danner, Susan Sarandon. Semi-bio about how writer Fitzgerald met his wife Zelda.

Lazarus Syndrome 1978 73m. Color. Louis Gossett Jr. Hospital gets investigated after news reporter is hospitalized.

Maybe I'll Come Home In The Spring 1970 91m. Color. Sally Field, Jackie Cooper, Eleanor Parker. Girl returns from hippie life to suburban family.

Mister Scarface 1977 Spain 90m. Color. Jack Palance, Edmund Purdon. Mob loan collector dreams of power.

Mitchell 1975 97m. Color. Joe Don Baker, Linda Evans, John Saxon. Sleazy detective tries to take down heroin dealers.

Guest in the House Poster

Murder Once Removed 1971 75m. Color. John Forsythe, Richard Kiley. Doctor and patient hatch plot to kill her husband.

New Adventures of Heidi 1978 98m. Color. Katy Kurtzman, Burl Ives, John Gavin. Heidi leaves Switzerland for trip to New York City.

Night They Took Miss Beautiful 1977 97m. Color. Gary Collins, Chuck Connors. Airplane hijacked with 5 beauty contest finalists.

Panic in Echo Park 1977 72m. Color. Dorian Harewood, Robin Gammell. Young black MD tries to warn of deadly epidemic.

Power, Passion, Murder 1987 88m. Color. Michelle Pfeiffer, Brian Kerwin. 1930s Hollywood starlet has ruinous affair with studio boss.

Pride of Jesse Hallam 1981 97m. Color. Johnny Cash, Brenda Vaccaro. Kentucky coal miner seeks surgery for his daughter. Plus bonus Johnny Cash short: "Night Rider" (1962).

Project Kill 1976 90m. Color. Leslie Nielsen, Gary Lockwood. Former gov. assassin flees mind-control program.

Promise of Love 1980 96m. Color. Valerie Bertinelli, Craig Nelson. Story of a marine widow.

Ransom Money 1970 84m. Color. Broderick Crawford, Rachel Romen. Prisoner escapes with gang to retrieve ransom money he hid.

Real American Hero 1978 94m. Color. Brian Dennehy, Forrest Tuckers. TN sheriff Bufford Pusser must go against former friend.

Rogue Male 1977 103m. Color. Peter O’Toole, John Standing. Big game hunter stalks Hitler with rifle.

Sensitive, Passionate Man 1977 98m. Color. Angie Dickinson, David Jansssen. Marriage of wealthy couple threatened by man's alcoholism.

Shaker Run 1985 91m. Color. Cliff Robertson, Leif Garrett. Theft of lethal bio-agent at research facility.

Shell Game 1975 72m. Color. John Davidson, Tommy Atkins. Con artist sets out to expose head of charity fund.

Squeeze 1980 100m. Color. Lee Van Cleef, Karen Black. Retired safecracker forced into one more job.

Strangers in 7A 1972 74m. Color. Andy Griffith, Ida Lupino. Couple held hostage in apartment by would-be bank robber.

Swiss Conspiracy 1976 84m. Color. David Janssen, Senta Berger. Five clients of a Swiss bank are blackmailed.

They Call It Murder 1971 96m. Color. Jim Hutton, Ed Asner. Smalltown DA investigates gambler's murder and insurance scam.

Voyage of the Yes 1973 75m. Color. Desi Arnaz Jr., Mike Evans. Two teenagers set out on sailboat to Hawaii.

Wild Guitar (1962) 92m. Arch Hall Jr. given chance to make it big in music.

Woman Hunter 1972 74m. Color. Barbara Eden, Robert Vaughn. Vacationing woman stalked by international killer.

Wrestler 1974 95m. Color. Ed Asner, Elaine Giftos. Wrestling promoter takes stand for what is right.

Yin and Yang of Mr. Go 1970 89m. Color. James Mason, Irene Tsu. Buddha has power to change a person into opposite.