Various kinds of tops are shown spinning.
Three angels are sent to Earth by Gabriel on a "fact finding mission" to blend in with the teenagers at a high school and learn first hand what peer pressure is. At the same time, Lucifer shows up to try to win some souls for his side. Chaos ensues, and so does a lot of music and dancing. All the main teenage characters, except the angels, are trying out to be in a band called "Hi-Tops". There are a few sub plots involving nerds, high school sweethearts, cheating on tests, taking drugs, etc.
Tom is chasing Jerry again. In a panic, the mouse runs into the doghouse of little Tyke, the bulldog. Right next to the sleeping Tyke sleeps Spike, his father. Tom unthinkingly snatches the puppy out of his house. When Spike wakes up and sees this, he delivers a stern warning: Stay away from my boy, or else. Jerry realizes that sticking close to the boy is the best way to repel his feline tormentor, but Tom is not about to let the mouse evade him so easily.
Classic candid camera comedy, with South Africa's late storyteller and comedian, Tolla van der Merwe
Musical performances set in a rooftop nightclub in Manhattan.
Pilot for new kids show The Pop Tops
Olive joins the police force. Over-protective Popeye follows her around, "rescuing" her but she's fully capable of handling herself. Can't quite say the same for Popeye.
A theatrical producer puts aside his own success to boost the career of a talented singer.
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When her circus-performer parents die in an accident, Christine (Pauline Garon) is raised by other circus-performers, including Hagan, a balloon-vender, and Pete Barman as her guardians. When she grows up, she asks to also become a performer, and Barman agrees. Bob Hastings (Cullen Landis) joins the traveling circus as its doctor, and he and Christine fall in love. This angers Barman, who is also in love with her.
Bluto is the ringmaster; Popeye is the star attraction. Bluto covets Popeye's assistant Olive. Popeye sticks his head in a lion's mouth, but Bluto has put a steak on Popeye's head. When he gets out of that, he does his high wire act: carrying a piano, and Olive, blindfolded. Bluto sabotages this with a banana peel and tosses Popeye to the monkey cage, while he has his way with Olive - until Popeye eats his spinach.
The Four Tops circa the early 21st century are more Vegas than their original R&B/soul roots, as proven by the 2002 DVD/video, 40th Anniversary Special. Recorded live on August 8, 1996, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the quartet glitzes it up for slightly over an hour, performing fun versions of such classics as "Baby I Need Your Loving," "Reach Out (I'll Be There)," "Standing in the Shadows of Love," "Shake Me Wake Me (When It's Over)," and "Ask the Lonely," among others.
After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the way to "The Mikado," one of the duo's greatest successes.
Documentary short by Humphrey Jennings
Little Bigfeather, an Indian, wants to hunt and eat moose, but a turkey oddly wants to be chased instead. Very bizarre ending in this one.
Entry in the John Doormat series of shorts.
Topsy is the main character in this movie. When the black girl who "jes' growed" is auctioned as a slave but nobody will bid on her, Little Eva purchases Topsy for a nickel. That's the one part of this movie that I found plausible: slaveholders often refused to buy children, since their upkeep in food usually exceeded any labour they performed. There's a gooey romantic subplot between Mariette (the niece of Simon Legree) and George Shelby, son of a prominent slaveholder.
An uptight young man and his equally uptight family moves next door to a hedonistic clan, including the beautiful, sexy Topsy, who charms the new neighbor boy Tom. But Tom discovers that the price of loving Topsy may be higher than he's willing to pay -- she insists on absolute honesty and a life and love without possession or exclusivity.
Actor Park Joong-hoon makes his directorial debut with this tale of a talent manager, Taeshik, who is discovered as an actor himself and sees his success quickly surpass that of his prior client. But Taeshik is compelled to hold on to his stardom through any vile means necessary. He recalls Alain Delon’s Tom Ripley in Purple Noon. As Tom Ripley had wanted everything the millionaire and his girlfriend had, Taeshik also wants everything that his former employer Wonjoon had. Having taken.
Renato is a grandfather enthusiastically, with a weak and sick body that holds prisoner in his own home, on top of a mountain, from where views of the sea, both longs and dreams of return. Renato has three children to know their real needs and make decisions for him without asking: Montserrat, who has for caring setting aside their own interests and wants to resume his life. Anita, the second daughter, accidentally pregnant at 45, disillusioned and marriage in crisis, so focused on their personal problems, that does not perceive those of others, not even his own daughter. And Salvador, the youngest son, who by being tied to the tragic memory of the death of his mother, lives in an eternal present evasion.
Topstars is a Dutch adaption of Belgian children's soap Spring about a rockband rehearsing at the dance-school of the same name. Both versions are produced by Studio 100. Starting out on October 26, 2004, Topstars ran for three seasons on channel [email protected] A DVD box-set is expected to be released soon.