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1. Citizen Kane (1941)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Writers: Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 238,958

2. The Third Man (1949)

Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

8.4
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Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime.

Writer: Graham Greene | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

Votes: 89,996

3. Touch of Evil (1958)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.2
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A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.

Writers: Orson Welles, Whit Masterson | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 58,085

4. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Approved | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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A young woman discovers her visiting "Uncle Charlie" may not be the man he seems to be.

Writers: Thornton Wilder, Sally Benson, Alma Reville, Gordon McDonell | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers

Votes: 38,478

5. Soylent Green (1973)

PG | 97 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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With the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a CEO with ties to the world's main food supply.

Writers: Stanley R. Greenberg, Harry Harrison | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors

Votes: 37,639

6. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

G | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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A dramatization of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen.

Writers: Larry Forrester, Hideo Oguni, Ryûzô Kikushima, Gordon W. Prange, Ladislas Farago | Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 21,805

7. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

Writers: Booth Tarkington, Orson Welles | Directors: Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise | Stars: Tim Holt, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter

Votes: 14,498

8. Gaslight (1944)

TV-PG | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret that he will do anything to protect, even if means driving his wife insane.

Writers: John Van Druten, Walter Reisch, John L. Balderston, Patrick Hamilton | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty

Votes: 13,948

9. Niagara (1953)

TV-PG | 92 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

7.1
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As two couples are visiting Niagara Falls, tensions between one wife and her husband reach the level of murder.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, Richard L. Breen | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Max Showalter

Votes: 9,194

10. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Dr. Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death.

Writers: James Whiton, William Goldstein | Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten, Hugh Griffith, Terry-Thomas

Votes: 8,526

11. Heaven's Gate (1980)

R | 219 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.7
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A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a sheriff born into wealth attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.

Writer: Michael Cimino | Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston

Votes: 8,171

12. F for Fake (1973)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

7.9
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A documentary about fraud and fakery.

Writer: Orson Welles | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Oja Kodar, Joseph Cotten, François Reichenbach

Votes: 7,302

13. Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)

Unrated | 133 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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An aging, reclusive southern belle, plagued by a horrifying family secret, descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.

Writers: Henry Farrell, Lukas Heller | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 7,153

14. Airport '77 (1977)

PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under 100 feet of water.

Writers: Arthur Hailey, Michael Scheff, David Spector, H.A.L. Craig, Charles Kuenstle | Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Lee Grant, Joseph Cotten, Olivia de Havilland

Votes: 5,914

15. Duel in the Sun (1946)

Unrated | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.9
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Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.

Writers: David O. Selznick, Niven Busch, Oliver H.P. Garrett | Directors: King Vidor, Otto Brower, William Dieterle, Sidney Franklin, William Cameron Menzies, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 5,515

16. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 5,290

17. Portrait of Jennie (1948)

TV-PG | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Fantasy

7.8
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A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist.

Writers: Robert Nathan, Leonardo Bercovici, Paul Osborn, Peter Berneis | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Lillian Gish

Votes: 4,058

18. Othello (1952)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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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

Votes: 3,889

19. Under Capricorn (1949)

Not Rated | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A young gentleman goes to Australia where he reunites with his now married childhood sweetheart, only to find out she has become an alcoholic and harbors dark secrets.

Writers: John Colton, Margaret Linden, Helen Simpson, Hume Cronyn, James Bridie | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding, Margaret Leighton

Votes: 3,796

20. The Love Boat (1977–1987)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.

Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange, Fred Grandy

Votes: 3,761

21. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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The cases of an easy going ex-convict turned private investigator.

Creator: Stephen J. Cannell | Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, Luis Delgado

Votes: 3,691

22. Since You Went Away (1944)

Approved | 177 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger, Colonel Smollett, to help make ends meet and dealing with shortages and ... See full summary »

Writers: Margaret Buell Wilder, David O. Selznick | Directors: John Cromwell, Edward F. Cline, Tay Garnett, David O. Selznick | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple

Votes: 2,998

23. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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Tales of visitors to a unique resort island that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.

Creator: Gene Levitt | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Christopher Hewett, Wendy Schaal

Votes: 2,640

24. Jimmy Hollywood (1994)

R | 112 min | Crime, Comedy, Drama

5.3
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Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and has problems ... See full summary »

Writer: Barry Levinson | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Joe Pesci, Christian Slater, Victoria Abril, Jason Beghe

Votes: 2,392

25. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A pair of police detectives investigate cases in San Francisco.

Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Reuben Collins, Richard Hatch

Votes: 2,319

26. Journey Into Fear (1943)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.7
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A Navy engineer, returning to the U.S. with his wife from a conference, finds himself pursued by Nazi agents, who are out to kill him. Without a word to his wife, he flees the hotel the ... See full summary »

Writers: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Eric Ambler | Directors: Norman Foster, Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dolores del Rio, Ruth Warrick

Votes: 2,236

27. Baron Blood (1972)

PG | 90 min | Horror

6.0
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A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor, a sadistic Baron who was cursed to a violent death by a witch whom the Baron had... See full summary »

Writer: Vincent Fotre | Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Elke Sommer, Massimo Girotti, Rada Rassimov

Votes: 1,763

28. Petulia (1968)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.

Writers: Lawrence B. Marcus, John Haase, Barbara Turner | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Julie Christie, George C. Scott, Richard Chamberlain, Arthur Hill

Votes: 1,677

29. The Farmer's Daughter (1947)

Unrated | 97 min | Comedy

7.5
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Katie Holstrom leaves the farm to become a nurse, but is sidetracked into domestic service, romance, and politics.

Writers: Allen Rivkin, Laura Kerr, Hella Wuolijoki | Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Charles Bickford

Votes: 1,519

30. The Last Sunset (1961)

112 min | Romance, Western

6.8
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Brendan O'Malley arrives at the Mexican home of old flame Belle Breckenridge to find her married to a drunkard getting ready for a cattle drive to Texas. Hot on O'Malley's heels is lawman ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Rigsby, Dalton Trumbo | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Rock Hudson, Kirk Douglas, Dorothy Malone, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 1,500

31. Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)

R | 146 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.9
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A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of ... See full summary »

Writers: Ronald M. Cohen, Edward Huebsch, Walter Wager | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Roscoe Lee Browne, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 1,475

32. Beyond the Forest (1949)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.2
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Rosa Moline is bored with life in a small town. She loves Chicago industrialist Neil Latimer who has a hunting lodge nearby. Rosa squeezes her husband's patients to pay their bills so she ... See full summary »

Writers: Lenore J. Coffee, Stuart Engstrand | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Bette Davis, Joseph Cotten, David Brian, Ruth Roman

Votes: 1,303

33. Ironside (1967–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside battles the bad guys on the streets of San Francisco.

Creator: Collier Young | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Barbara Anderson

Votes: 1,143

34. I'll Be Seeing You (1944)

85 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.2
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A soldier suffering from combat fatigue meets a young woman on Christmas furlough from prison and their mutual loneliness blossoms into romance.

Writers: Charles Martin, Marion Parsonnet | Directors: William Dieterle, George Cukor | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple, Spring Byington

Votes: 1,106

35. Lo scopone scientifico (1972)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Every year, a Countess invites a poor Italian family to play in a card game.

Writer: Rodolfo Sonego | Director: Luigi Comencini | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Silvana Mangano, Joseph Cotten, Bette Davis

Votes: 1,055

36. Lady Frankenstein (1971)

R | 99 min | Horror

4.9
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When Dr. Frankenstein is killed by a monster he created, his daughter and his lab assistant Marshall continue his experiments. The two fall in love and attempt to transplant Marshall's ... See full summary »

Writers: Dick Randall, Edward Di Lorenzo | Directors: Mel Welles, Aureliano Luppi | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Rosalba Neri, Paul Muller, Peter Whiteman

Votes: 1,039

37. The Hearse (1980)

PG | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.6
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Jane Hardy decides to stay the summer in the house her aunt left her when she died, to try and recoup from a bad divorce. Little does she know, her aunt practiced witchcraft and is still ... See full summary »

Writers: William Bleich, Mark Tenser | Director: George Bowers | Stars: Trish Van Devere, Joseph Cotten, David Gautreaux, Donald Hotton

Votes: 1,018

38. From the Earth to the Moon (1958)

101 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.1
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Set just after the American civil war, businessman and inventor Victor Barbicane invents a new source of power called Power X. He plans to use it to power rockets, and to show its potential... See full summary »

Writers: Jules Verne, Robert Blees, James Leicester | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Joseph Cotten, George Sanders, Debra Paget, Don Dubbins

Votes: 957

39. The Killer Is Loose (1956)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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An unhinged, deceptively mild-mannered bank robber escapes prison, seeking revenge on the cop who accidentally killed his wife during a gun battle.

Writers: Harold Medford, John Hawkins, Ward Hawkins | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey, Alan Hale Jr.

Votes: 833

40. Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967–1973)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

8.1
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The original rapid fire sketch comedy show.

Creator: Digby Wolfe | Stars: Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens

Votes: 828

41. Love Letters (1945)

Approved | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.4
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Allen Quinton writes a fellow soldier's love letters; tragedy results. Later, Allen meets a beautiful amnesiac who fears postmen...

Writers: Ayn Rand, Christopher Massie | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ann Richards, Cecil Kellaway

Votes: 821

42. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.7
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The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

Stars: James Drury, Doug McClure, Lee J. Cobb, Sara Lane

Votes: 799

43. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.9
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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

Votes: 755

44. Screamers (1979)

R | 81 min | Action, Horror

4.8
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Aquatic creatures threaten the existence of a mysterious island.

Writers: Cesare Frugoni, Luciano Martino, Sergio Donati, Sergio Martino | Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Barbara Bach, Claudio Cassinelli, Richard Johnson, Beryl Cunningham

Votes: 749

45. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government.

Creator: Roland Kibbee | Stars: Robert Wagner, Fred Astaire, Malachi Throne, Edward Binns

Votes: 716

46. Hellbenders (1967)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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An ex-Confederate and his sons plan to use stolen money as a way to revive the Confederacy.

Writers: Albert Band, Louis Garfinkle, Virgil C. Gerlach, José Gutiérrez Maesso, Ugo Liberatore | Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Norma Bengell, Al Mulock, Aldo Sambrell

Votes: 712

47. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

8.4
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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

Votes: 701

48. The Oscar (1966)

Approved | 119 min | Drama

5.1
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Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for Best actor at the Academy Awards.

Writers: Richard Sale, Harlan Ellison, Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene | Director: Russell Rouse | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Milton Berle, Eleanor Parker

Votes: 699

49. The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977–1979)

60 min | Family, Mystery

7.4
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The cases of a pair of teen detective brothers and a teen girl amateur sleuth.

Creator: Edward Stratemeyer | Stars: Shaun Cassidy, Parker Stevenson, Pamela Sue Martin, Ed Gilbert

Votes: 690

50. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 681