Most Popular Titles With Lon Chaney Jr.
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4. High Noon (1952)
PG | 85 min | Drama, Thriller, Western
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.
8. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Western
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 »
9. The Wolf Man (1941)
Approved | 70 min | Drama, Horror
A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist.
10. Jesse James (1939)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.
11. The Defiant Ones (1958)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama
Two escaped convicts chained together, white and black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture.
13. Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.
15. Of Mice and Men (1939)
Approved | 106 min | Drama
George Milton and Lennie Small are migrant workers in the 1930s Depression. Lennie is mentally disabled and George looks after him. While working as hands on a Western ranch, they dream of ... See full summary »
18. One Million B.C. (1940)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Tumak, member of the prehistoric Rock tribe, is exiled and makes his way to the more peaceful Shell tribe, where he is taken in and taught manners by the lovely Loana. Forced to leave the ... See full summary »
19. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–1971)
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy
Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.
20. Lawman (1958–1962)
30 min | Western
Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon ... See full summary »
21. Spider Baby or, The Maddest Story Ever Told (1967)
Unrated | 81 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A caretaker devotes himself to three demented adults after their father's death.
22. Billy the Kid (1941)
Passed | 94 min | Biography, Drama, Western
Billy Bonney is a hot-headed gunslinger who narrowly skirts a life of crime by being befriended and hired by a peaceful rancher, Eric Keating. When Keating is killed, Billy seeks revenge on... See full summary »
23. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)
Approved | 74 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Larry Talbot chips Frankenstein's monster out of a block of ice. When Talbot changes to the Wolf Man, the two creatures do battle.
24. House of Frankenstein (1944)
Approved | 71 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.
25. The Haunted Palace (1963)
Passed | 87 min | Horror
Charles Dexter Ward arrives at a small village to visit the house he inherited from his ancestor who died there 100 years ago.
26. Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)
60 min | Adventure
Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »
27. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
28. The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
Approved | 67 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
When Ygor brings the monster to Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein for care, Ludwig gets the idea of replacing the monster's current criminal brain, with a normal brain.
29. My Favorite Brunette (1947)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Shortly before his execution on the death row in San Quentin, amateur sleuth and baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, tells reporters how he got there.
32. Surfside 6 (1960–1962)
60 min | Drama
Ken, Dave and Sandy are three hip private detectives living on and working out of a houseboat in Miami, Florida. A yacht, belonging to socialite Daphne, is anchored next to their houseboat.... See full summary »
33. Son of Dracula (1943)
Approved | 80 min | Horror
Count Alucard (read his name backwards) finds his way from Budapest to the swamps of the Deep South; his four nemeses are a medical doctor, a university professor, a jilted fiancé and the woman he loves.
34. Second Honeymoon (1937)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Romance
Newly remarried woman finds her businessman husband boring and runs into her wealthy playboy first husband.
35. Not as a Stranger (1955)
135 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
An ego-driven, aspiring physician, intolerant of the weaknesses of others, especially those closest to him, comes to grips with his own imperfections.
36. House of Dracula (1945)
Approved | 67 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Count Dracula and the Wolf Man seek a cure for their afflictions; a hunchbacked woman, a mad scientist and the Frankenstein monster have their own troubles.
37. The Indian Fighter (1955)
Not Rated | 88 min | Western
A scout leading a wagon train through hostile Indian country unwittingly gets involved with a Sioux chief's daughter.
39. Stagecoach West (1960–1961)
60 min | Western
Luke Perry and Simon Kane run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. They are accompanied by Simon's young son ... See full summary »
40. The Black Sleep (1956)
Unrated | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Sir Joel Cadman, a mad scientist, kidnaps his victims and cuts open their brains in an effort to discover a means to cure his wife's brain tumor.
41. The Mummy's Tomb (1942)
Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A high priest travels to America with the living mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.) to kill all those who had desecrated the tomb of the Egyptian princess Ananka thirty years earlier.
42. Pardners (1956)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Western
A rich momma's boy returns west with the son of his murdered father's partner to foil a gang trying to gain control of his family ranch.
43. Climax! (1954–1958)
60 min | Drama
This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.
44. The Deputy (1959–1961)
30 min | Western
The Deputy is Clay McCord, a storekeeper in 1880's Silver City, Arizona Territories, who is an expert shot, but refuses to use his gun because he believes they are the major cause of ... See full summary »
45. Only the Valiant (1951)
Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Western
Capt. Richard Lance is unjustly held responsible, by his men and girlfriend, for an Indian massacre death of beloved Lt. Holloway. Holloway is killed while escorting a dangerous Indian ... See full summary »
46. Johnny Ringo (1959–1960)
30 min | Western
Ex-gunfighter Johnny Ringo is now the sheriff of a small Western town, and attempts to keep the peace with the aid of his deputy, Cully, and his girl, Laura Thomas.
47. Love Is News (1937)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
Financier's daughter spars with newspaper reporter: he by writing about her, she by announcing their engagement.
48. Springfield Rifle (1952)
Approved | 93 min | War, Western
Major Lex Kearny becomes the North's first counterespionage agent as he tries to discover who's behind the theft of Union cavalry horses in Colorado during the Civil War.
49. Midnight Taxi (1937)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama
A federal agent goes to work for a taxi company believing it to be a front for a gang of counterfeiters.
50. The Mummy's Curse (1944)
Approved | 60 min | Horror, Thriller
An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths Kharis the living mummy (Lon Chaney Jr.), who was buried in quicksand 25 years earlier.