Jane Wyatt is best known for her role as ‘Margaret Anderson’ in the TV series ‘Father Knows Best’ (1954-60). She was also known as the human mother of Spock, ‘Amanda,’ in the original ‘Star Trek’ series (1967). Jan made her screen debut in the film ‘One More River’ (1934). She starred in a some popular films, such as ‘Great Expectations’ (1934), ‘The Luckiest Girl in the World’ (1936), ‘Lost Horizon’ (1937), ‘Kisses for Breakfast’ (1941), ‘Pitfall’ (1948), ‘My Blue Heaven’ (1950), ‘Interlude’ (1957), and ‘Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home’ (1986). She was also part of a few unsuccessful films, such as ‘We’re Only Human’ (1935), ‘Hurricane Smith’ (1941), and ‘Weekend for Three’ (1941). Jane also worked in many TV series. Some of them are ‘Robert Montgomery Presents’ (1950-53), ‘Studio One in Hollywood ‘ (1952-58), ‘Love, American Style’ (1969), and ‘St. Elsewhere’ (1983-88). She was a three-time ‘Emmy’ winner.
Philip Green is a widowed journalist who has just moved to New York City with his son and his mother. When a magazine publisher asks him to write an article on antisemitism, he doesn’t show much interest initially, but soon, he gets inspired to adopt a Jewish identity, so that he can write about his first-hand experiences.
A distressed call is sent out when an alien probe with unreadable signal enters the earth’s orbit, creating great havoc. Meanwhile, Admiral Kirk and his fugitive crew, living in exile in the planet of Vulcan, have decided to return to the earth. On receiving the warning, they realize that the signal matches the song of extinct humpback whales. To save the earth, they must now travel back in time
Naval Aviator, Jonathan L. ‘Scotty’ Scott, has served 28 years in the American navy and has advocated the power of aircraft carriers. When Pearl Harbor is attacked by the Japanese, Lieutenant Commander Scott, first with USS Enterprise, and later with the USS Franklin proves the worth of aircraft carriers in a war.
Our Very Own is an American drama film, which tells the story of a young girl, Gail, who discovers that she is adopted, during a heated argument with her sister Joan. She sets off in search of her biological parents and her true identity, with the reluctant support of her adoptive parents.
Harry and Edith, who are in their fifties, live a perfectly happy life with their daughter and her husband. One day, Edith is thrilled and overjoyed to find out that she is going to have a baby. However, Harry does not seem very enthusiastic about it.
A married couple, Jack and Kitty, get injured in a car accident, after learning that Kitty is pregnant. Kitty not only loses the baby, but is horrified to learn that she will not be able to conceive again. The couple therefore decides to adopt, but due to their show business background, they have a hard time finding kids to adopt.
Treasure of Matecumbe is an adventure film, which takes us to 1869 Kentucky, post the American Civil War. The film revolves around David Burnie, a young boy, who sets out to find a treasure chest, along with his friends. The chest was hidden by late father in the Florida Everglades during the War.
The story is a modernization of Charles Dickens' classic story of a naïve and young boy, Finn who is head over heals with Estella, a girl who only knows how to break men's heart. In years that follow, Finn becomes a successful painter in New York and Estella reappears in his love. Will Finn be able to pursue his unrequited childhood love?
When gunner Mike Mallory testifies against Lt. Tom Sands at an inquiry, Tom quits Navy and breaks with girlfriend, Myra, Mike’s sister. As WWII starts, Tom rejoins Navy and is assigned to Mike’s crew, to their displeasure. Disappointed to man a merchant marine freighter, the diverse crew fights back when attacked by German U-boat and air-bombing, and Tom succeeds in clearing his name.
Civil War veteran John Bonniwell, en route to goldmine in Oregon, gets wounded while thwarting a bank robbery in Broken Lance. He is named as sheriff of the town by bank president Steve Barat, but he soon realizes that Steve, who controls the town, expects John to cover-up his wrongdoings. Refusing to be a pawn in Steve’s games, John fights to apprehend Steve.
Jane Wyatt Awards
|Father Knows Best||Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead or Support)||1960|
|Father Knows Best||Best Actress in a Leading Role (Continuing Character) in a Comedy Series||1959|
|Father Knows Best||Best Continuing Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic or Comedy Series||1958|