Sidney Sheldon was an American writer and producer best known for his best-selling novels, such as ‘ Master of the Game’ (1982), ‘If Tomorrow Comes’ (1985), ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’(1994), and ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ (2004). Sheldon started his career as ‘Broadway’ writer. He won a ‘Tony Award’ in1959 for his work in the musical ‘Redhead.’ After earning tremendous success in ‘Broadway,’ Sheldon tried his luck in films. His first significant project came in 1947, when he wrote the screenplay of the comedy ‘The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, for which he won the ‘Academy Award’ for the ‘Best Original Screenplay.’ Some of his successful films include ‘Easter Parade’ (1948), ‘All in a Night’s Work’ (1961), and ‘The Other Side of Midnight’ (1977). ‘Bloodline’ (1979) is his least successful film script. He also wrote some incredible TV series, such as ‘I Dream of Jeannie’ (1965–70) and ‘Hart to Hart’ (1979–84).
In 1948, Buster Lane, a popular senior in his small town high school, is exasperated with his fiancée Margie Hooks because she refuses to have sex with him. As other students often visit ill-reputed underprivileged girl, Billie-Jo Truluck, Buster also starts meeting her; but soon the two find true love in each other and make together public appearances which irks Buster’s friends.
A theater producer hires Nancy to star in his show, but doesn’t inform her superstar mother Frances, that she has been replaced. Unknown to each other, both mother and daughter head south for the same role.
Tony Ryder inherits his uncle’s media empire after his uncle dies while on avacation. Tony learns that his uncle was with a mysterious woman on the night he died. She is identified as Katie Robbins, a researcher working for their publication. Tony tries to get to know her and find out what she wants. But complications ensue as one thing leads to another.
Broadway headliners and partners, Bill Benson and Ted Adams, travel separately to Paris to find a leading lady for their upcoming show. While Bill chooses Patsy Blair, Ted chooses Gaby Duval. Unfortunately, with only one role, the two friends must sort out this mess and find the leading lady on their cruise back to USA.
Marcy Lewis, a small town girl turned airline stewardess, is romantically pursued by three Mikes, who are poles apart from each other though they shared the same name – scientist Mike Lawrence, business executive Mike Tracy, and airline pilot Mike Jamison. As the three men learn about each other, it is time for Marcy to make up her mind about whom she really loves.
Based on Sidney Sheldon’s novel, the film follows a gentle psychiatrist, Judd Stevens, as he becomes the prime suspect in the killing of one of his patients and later his secretary. The cops conduct an investigation, but when the killings continue, Stevens decides to take things in his own hands. Aided by a private investigator, he begins his search for the real culprits to prove his own innocence.
Caligula is a historical drama film, which revolves around the tragic story of Gaius Germanicus Caligula, Rome’s most infamous Caesar. The film depicts how he rises to power and how he eventually meets his downfall.