Hollis Figg is a nerdy number-cruncher who finds himself framed as the fall guy by corrupt politicians trying to cover up their illegal high jinks.
Easygoing but psychotic Dennis is released from jail, where he has served a sentence for his complicity in a suspicious death. Wandering through an Ozzie & Harriet-type small town, Dennis makes friends with a seemingly normal high schooler, Sue Ann. He lies to her about his imaginary career as a secret agent, and she is thrilled to the point of joining him in his further adventures. Their developing relationship becomes a lethal combination as Sue Ann uses Dennis's undying devotion and his bragging about being a secret agent for her own evil ends.
When a mentally disturbed young man tells a pretty girl that he's a secret agent, she believes him, and murder and mayhem ensue.
A psychotic, yet easygoing ex-con gets involved with a high school girl who uses his lies about his career as a secret agent for her own evil ends.
A Cold War spoof about a Russian submarine that runs aground just off a Nantucket-like isle, whose residents distrust mainlanders?let alone commies! When the commander and some of his crew venture ashore for help, the town fights back against the Russian "invasion" with all its might. Fortunately, World War 3 is averted when the Russians and the villagers band together to rescue young Johnny Whittaker from falling to his doom. From the novel "The off-Islanders" by Nathaniel Benchley.
A Maine widow becomes a cause celebre when she sues a railroad tycoon over the loss of a valuable shipment of lobsters.
A Capra-esque comedy has Day running a New England lobstery and finding herself up against railroad tycoon Kovacs. When a shipment of expired lobsters arrives, Day decides to take the capitalist to court. With good friend Lemmon, she hires a lawyer, and in the spirit of small-town America, emerges victorious.
In this classic romantic comedy, Jane Osgood (Doris Day), a single mom with two children, is in the live lobster business. But when her first big order for the Marshall Town Country Club turns up dead through no fault of her own, it kills her chances for a successful season. Discovering budget cuts at the railroad are to blame, she turns to George Denham (Jack Lemmon), her longtime admirer and an attorney, to seek compensation from the railroad's tyrannical owner, Harry Foster Malone (Ernie Kovacs). The press has a field day with this modern-day David and Goliath story and the whole country turns to Cape Anne, Maine, to watch as one woman stands up to "the meanest man in the world." It could happen to anyone but IT HAPPENED TO JANE.
Academy Award®-winner Edmund Gwenn, John Forsythe, Mildred Natwick and Jerry Mathers star in this charming comedy mystery. The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible. Academy Award®-winner Shirley MacLaine makes her screen debut in this New England romp that includes romance, humor… and several unearthings of the corpse. In The Trouble With Harry, the Master of Suspense proves the range of his genius with a decidedly different work.
Oscar winner Shirley MacLaine makes her screen debut in this comedy mystery that stars Edmund Gwenn and John Forsythe and includes romance, humor... and several unearthings of a corpse.