72 . Strange, which he wrote, directed and produced. When his drunken diva of a star cannot go on opening night, he finds that the ingénue he chooses to replace her is his long-estranged daughter, whom he has not seen since she was a girl. An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero. A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her wealthy husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt mystery game. Later, however, he turns his back on his father-figure manager and librarian girlfriend when he is distracted by a flashy gangster and sexy night club diva. ", This page was last edited on 23 October 2020, at 19:17. With Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando. San Francisco, 1940, detectives, dames, documents, Nazis, and a treasure. He says Strange is special, and that his parents died protecting him. Lindmer tells Strange that his ignorance is a form of protection, and asks him whether he wants to know the truth or remain ignorant. Victor Fabian is a musical genius whose eccentricities are kept in check by his wife, until she discovers him "auditioning" a sultry young pianist. View production, box office, & company info Cast & Crew Top Billed Cast. At the hospital, the head of Strange's department sedates Lake against his directions, and she appear to slip into a coma from which Strange is unable to revive her, Strange goes to visit Lindmer. Download to watch Offline. Lindmer contacts Strange at the hospital and tells him that Lake needs more help than what can be offered by medical science. Rate. Strange and The [Incredible] HULK. An American gangster is exiled from the United States for criminal activity and is sent back to the Greek island where he was born. STRANGE, the 1978 TV Pilot, Was a Camp Treat Ahead of Its Time", Doctor Strange: Journey into the Mystic Arts, Live-action television programs based on Marvel Comics, List of Marvel Cinematic Universe television series, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Dr._Strange_(1978_film)&oldid=985067325, Television pilots not picked up as a series, Articles needing additional references from December 2010, All articles needing additional references, Pages using infobox television with editor parameter, Pages using infobox television with unknown empty parameters, Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention from April 2016, All Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Kieran Shiach and Elle Collins called it a bad film and suggested that this was the reason CBS did not pick up the series, saying that "it struggles under its origins, and not much happens over the course of ninety minutes.". Strange is a 1978 American superhero television film based on the Marvel Comics fictional character of the same name, co-created by Steve Ditko and Stan Lee. With George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Red Buttons, Eli Wallach. Three movie genres of the 1930s, boxing films, World War I aviation dramas, and backstage Broadway musicals, are satirized using the same cast. STRANGE - the 1978 TV Movie Promos, Design Art and Swag", "Strange Visions: ComicsAlliance Reviews The 1978 Made-For-TV 'Doctor Strange' Movie", "The Bizarre Case of the 1978 'Doctor Strange' Movie", "DR. Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. Strangelove,’ ‘The Hospital’, George C. Scott movies: 15 greatest films ranked worst to best, Key Grip Charlie Saldana Recalls His Long Career With Film/TV Greats. Those are the only experiences I've had with live action television. In the second feature, "Baxter's Beauties of 1933" a Broadway impresario hears he has only a month to live and is determined to mount one more hit on the boards. What's your favorite kind of poll on IMDb? With no ads. He leaves with Lake, who seems to have no memory of what happened, other than as a bad dream. Richard Pacheco. All three stories feature the same cast in repertoire. When his drunken diva of a star cannot go on opening night, he finds that the ingénue he chooses to replace her is his long-estranged daughter, whom he has not seen since she was a girl. A beautiful editor at a fashion magazine has a breakdown due to the pressures of her work and her disappointing love life. Strange got very low Nielsen ratings and, from critics, generally negative reviews. Dr. Three movie genres of the 1930s are satirized in this spoof of the traditional double feature. Once on the island, he is watched by a corrupt local ... See full summary ». Kate: Lake fails to recognize her. Strange as a series. Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA, The Best TV Shows About Being in Your 30s, Mama Popchik (segment "Dynamite Hands") / Travel back in time to check out the early roles of some of Hollywood's heavy hitters. Vicki Gaye encourages him to go straight, but mob king Rico Angelo insists otherwise.