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1. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the ... See full summary »

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

2. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min

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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

3. Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (1987– )

360 min | Documentary, History

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Stars: Edward Asner, Linwood G. Dunn, Ginger Rogers, Pandro S. Berman

4. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

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Contestants with unusual occupations were interviewed by the panelists. Only questions that could be answered with a "yes" or "no" were allowed. At the conclusion of the questioning, the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

5. Hollywood and the Stars (1963– )

30 min

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Stars: Joseph Cotten, Rita Hayworth, Paul Newman, Humphrey Bogart

6. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)
Episode: Stranger in the Night (1956)

60 min | Drama

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Writers: DeWitt Bodeen, R.A. Dick | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Tom Conway, Ashley Cowan, Mary Flynn, Joan Fontaine

7. Rebecca (1940)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.

Writers: Daphne Du Maurier, Robert E. Sherwood, Joan Harrison, Philip MacDonald, Michael Hogan | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

8. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
Episode: In Summer Promise (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Writers: Lawrence B. Marcus, Collier Young | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Joan Fontaine, Scott Marlowe, Philip Ober

9. Doris Day's Best Friends (1985–1986)

30 min | Family, Talk-Show

8.2
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Stars: Doris Day, Biggest, Cleveland Amory, Loni Anderson

10. Startime (1959–1961)
Episode: Closed Set (I) (1960)

Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Writer: Gavin Lambert | Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Joan Fontaine, John Ireland, Peter Lazer, Agnes Moorehead

11. I've Got a Secret (1952–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 17 June 1963 (1963)

TV-G | Family, Game-Show

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Stars: Garry Moore, Lauren Bacall, John Cannon, Peggy Cass

12. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

13. The Nutcracker (1985 TV Movie)

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Although the set design and most of the costumes are remarkably like the later Royal Ballet Peter Wright productions... See full synopsis »

Writer: E.T.A. Hoffmann | Director: John Vernon | Stars: Lesley Collier, Anthony Dowell, Michael Coleman, Julie Rose

14. The Bing Crosby Show (1964–1965)
Episode: Operation Man Save (1965)

30 min | Comedy

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Writer: Bill O'Hallaren | Director: James Sheldon | Stars: Diane Sherry Case, Bing Crosby, Dennis Day, Carol Faylen

15. Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958–1960)
Episode: Perilous (1959)

60 min | Drama

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Writers: William Templeton, William C. White | Director: Jerry Thorpe | Stars: Desi Arnaz, Rudolph Anders, Edit Angold, Mark Dana

16. Cannon (1971–1976)
Episode: The Star (1975)

120 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

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When the son of a famous actress disappears the police think its another instance of his recurring drug problem. Cannon is hired to find him, but no one is telling him the whole truth.

Writers: Margaret Armen, Edward Hume | Director: William Wiard | Stars: William Conrad, Joan Fontaine, Jack Carter, Linden Chiles

17. Checkmate (1960–1962)
Episode: Voyage Into Fear (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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Creator: Eric Ambler | Director: Jules Bricken | Stars: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot, Joan Fontaine

18. The Women (1939)

Not Rated | 133 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A study of the lives and romantic entanglements of various interconnected women.

Writers: Clare Boothe Luce, Anita Loos, Jane Murfin | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Mary Boland

19. Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance

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A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember, who may hold the key to his downfall.

Writers: Howard Koch, Stefan Zweig | Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet

20. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Rex Reed, Richard Harris

21. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Alan Simmons | Stars: Dick Powell, David Niven, June Allyson, Larry J. Blake

22. Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958–1960)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Desi Arnaz, Bruce Gordon, Alberto Morin, Bartlett Robinson

23. Family Classics: The Three Musketeers (1960 TV Movie)

Adventure

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This is a complete version of The Three Musketeers. The focal point is the Musketeers efforts to save the King and Queen from the machinations of Cardinal Richelieu who wants to secretly be... See full summary »

Writer: Alexandre Dumas père | Stars: John Colicos, Patricia Cutts, Thayer David, Felicia Farr

24. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
Episode: The Victorian Chaise-Longue (1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: James P. Cavanagh, Marghanita Laski | Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Mark Dana, Joan Fontaine, Mollie Glessing

25. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Drama, Western

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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

26. Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (1959–1961)

Approved | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

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Produced at the same time as the more well-known Twilight Zone, this series fed the nation's growing interest in paranormal suspense in a different way. Rather than creating fictional ... See full summary »

Creator: Merwin Gerard | Stars: John Newland, Robert Douglas, Will J. White, Olan Soule

27. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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This show featured four rotating stars, Charles Boyer, David Niven, Ida Lupino and Dick Powell in individual episodes consisting of everything from comedy to drama.

Stars: David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino

28. Kraft Mystery Theater (1959– )

60 min | Mystery

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Stars: Lee Patterson, Conrad Phillips, Keir Dullea, Ronald Howard

29. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.

Stars: Carl Benton Reid, Grandon Rhodes, Robert Foulk, Jesse White

30. The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (1956–1959)

30 min

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Stars: Joseph Cotten, Jan Chaney, Henry Daniell, Christopher Dark

31. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
Episode: At Miss Minner's (1958)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Writers: Leslie Gordon Barnard, Jameson Brewer | Director: John Newland | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Isobel Elsom, Joan Fontaine, John Newland

32. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)
Episode: The Clocks (1962)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writer: Charles Bennett | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Dick Powell, Joan Fontaine, David Farrar, Wayne Rogers

33. Othello (1952)

90 min | Drama, Romance

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The general Othello is manipulated into thinking his new wife has been carrying on an affair with one of his officers, when in reality it's all part of the scheme of a bitter lieutenant.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Micheál MacLiammóir, Robert Coote, Suzanne Cloutier

34. The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978 TV Special)

Family

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Writers: William Ludwig, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Albertson, Irwin Allen, Edward Anhalt

35. The Light That Failed (1961 TV Movie)

Drama

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Presented by The Breck Shampoo Company, this Rudyard Kipling classic takes place in 1880, the changes that take place, some good, some bad in the life of Dick Heldar. A struggling artist ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter Bernstein, Rudyard Kipling | Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Edward Atienza, Richard Basehart, Eric Berry, Joan Fontaine

36. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
Episode: A Possibility of Oil (1961)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Brad Dexter, Joan Fontaine, Josephine Hutchinson

37. The Love Boat (1977–1987)
Episode: Chef's Special/Beginning Anew/Kleinschmidt (1981)

TV-G | Comedy, Romance

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Writers: R.S. Allen, Harvey Bullock, Henry Colman, Len Janson, Jeraldine Saunders | Director: Richard Kinon | Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Fred Grandy, Ted Lange

38. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)
Episode: Trudy (1955)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writer: Kenneth Higgins | Director: Roy Kellino | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Hans Conried, Steven Geray, Otto Waldis

39. Mr. Adams and Eve (1957–1958)

30 min | Comedy

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Creator: Collier Young | Stars: Howard Duff, Ida Lupino, Olive Carey, Hayden Rorke

40. The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (1956–1959)
Episode: The De Santre Story (1956)

30 min

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Stars: Joseph Cotten, Robert Cornthwaite, Joan Fontaine, Eduard Franz

41. Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (1959–1961)
Episode: The Visitor (1960)

Approved | 30 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.7
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Alcoholic Ellen Grayson summons her husband Harry to her isolated house to announce their marriage is over, after which he crashes his car. Helen is then visited by a man, the exact double ... See full summary »

Creator: Merwin Gerard | Director: John Newland | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Warren Beatty, John Newland, Charles Webster

42. Jane Eyre (1943)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house to care for his young daughter.

Writers: Charlotte Brontë, Aldous Huxley, Robert Stevenson, John Houseman | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien, Peggy Ann Garner

43. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Martin Scorsese, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett

44. Gunga Din (1939)

Approved | 117 min | Adventure, War

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In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land.

Writers: Joel Sayre, Fred Guiol, Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur, Rudyard Kipling | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Victor McLaglen, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

45. The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014 TV Movie)

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Writer: Dave Boone | Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Lupita Nyong'o, Julia Roberts, June Squibb

46. Looks Familiar (1970– )

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Nostalgia based panel chat show.

Stars: Denis Norden, Bob Monkhouse, Arthur Askey, Ted Ray

47. Busby Berkeley (1974)

96 min | Documentary

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This tribute to Busby Berkeley features candid interviews with his friends and associates: Ruth Donnelly recalls the frantic filming of _Footlight Parade (1933) _. 'Debbie Reynolds' talks ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Jones | Stars: Alan G. Barbour, Ruth Donnelly, Joan Fontaine, Russ Jones

48. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)
Episode: The Girl on the Park Bench (1953)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Writers: D.D. Beauchamp, William Bowers | Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Thurston Hall, Joan Banks, Charles Cane

49. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
Episode: The Story of Judith (1960)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Henry Brandon, Argentina Brunetti, Michael Dante

50. Suspicion (1941)

Not Rated | 99 min | Mystery, Thriller

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A shy young English woman marries a charming gentleman, then begins to suspect him of trying to kill her.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Joan Harrison, Alma Reville, Anthony Berkeley | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce