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1. The 39th Annual Tony Awards (1985 TV Movie)

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Writer: Hildy Parks | Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Danny Aiello, Susan Anton, Rene Auberjonois, Emanuel Azenberg

2. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Heartbreak House (1985)

122 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Re-creation of the Broadway production of George Bernard Shaw's 1920 comedy of manners.The troubles of England are parallel with the domestic troubles of Captain Shotover's household.

Writers: Anthony Page, George Bernard Shaw | Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Rex Harrison, Amy Irving, Rosemary Harris, Dana Ivey

3. Person to Person (1953–1961)

30 min | Documentary, News

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Stars: Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood, Audrey Meadows, Jerry Lewis

4. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Bob Hope, Skitch Henderson

5. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

6. Omnibus (1967–2002)

Documentary, Biography

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Arts documentary series.

Stars: David Collings, John Gielgud, Eric Morecambe, Henry Livings

7. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Live drama series that was one of the best TV shows ever shown. Over 200 live plays covering all aspects of society were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Jeff Donnell, Mona Freeman

8. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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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

9. Broadway: The American Musical (2004– )

360 min | Documentary, Music

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A six-part documentary about the Broadway musical

Stars: Julie Andrews, John Lahr, Stephen Sondheim, Philip Furia

10. Villa for Sale (1938 TV Short)

25 min | Drama, Short

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Writers: Sacha Guitry, Frank Vernon, Virginia Vernon | Stars: Cathleen Cordell, Rex Harrison, Agnes Lauchlan, Ruth Reeves

11. The Joey Bishop Show (1967–1969)
Episode: Episode #2.66 (1967)

90 min | Talk-Show

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Joey interviews celebrities at the Hollywood premiere of "Doctor Dolittle," held earlier that day at the Paramount Theatre.

Stars: Sonny Bono, Carol Channing, Cher, Joan Collins

12. My Fair Lady (1964)

Approved | 170 min | Drama, Family, Musical

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A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

Writers: Alan Jay Lerner, George Bernard Shaw | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White

13. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

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In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted...and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.

Writers: Philip Dunne, R.A. Dick | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Edna Best

14. Your Show of Shows (1950–1954)

90 min | Comedy

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Live, original comedy originally featuring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. Carl Reiner and Howard Morris joined the show later. Two of the great skits on the show were "The Hickenloopers", a ... See full summary »

Creator: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris

15. The Fabulous Fifties (1960)

Documentary

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Writers: Charles Eames, Ray Eames, A.J. Russell, Max Wilk | Directors: Charles Eames, Ray Eames, Norman Jewison | Stars: Julie Andrews, Leora Dana, Henry Fonda, Jackie Gleason

16. The Joey Bishop Show (1967–1969)

90 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Joey Bishop, Regis Philbin, Norm Crosby, Eva Gabor

17. The Great Game (1930)

79 min | Comedy, Sport

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Writers: Ralph Gilbert Bettison, William Hunter, John Lees, W.P. Lipscomb | Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: John Batten, Renee Clama, Jack Cock, Randle Ayrton

18. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo, Chita Rivera

19. Unfaithfully Yours (1948)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Music

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Set to music, a symphony conductor envisions multiple possible scenarios for dealing with his wife's infidelity.

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallee, Barbara Lawrence

20. The 37th Annual Academy Awards (1965 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Julie Andrews, Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Ashley

21. The Kingfisher (1983 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama, Romance

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Writer: William Douglas-Home | Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Rex Harrison, Wendy Hiller, Cyril Cusack, Gary Owen

22. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Jack Carter

23. The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (1948–1950)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Guy Kibbee, Faye Emerson, John Conte, Vicki Cummings

24. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

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Stars: Charles Gray, John Gielgud, Eric Porter, Jeremy Brett

25. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Royal Dano

26. Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood (2001 TV Movie)

119 min | Documentary, History

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Hosted by Robert Culp, this two-hour program combines film clips, behind the scenes footage, and recent interviews to create a look at the troubled 1958-1963 production. The interviews ... See full summary »

Writers: Brent Zacky, Kevin Burns, Monica Bider | Directors: Kevin Burns, Brent Zacky | Stars: Keith Baxter, Stephen Boyd, Jack Brodsky, David Brown

27. V.I.P.-Schaukel (1971– )

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Margret Dünser, Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II, Carroll Righter

28. The 38th Annual Academy Awards (1966 TV Special)

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Julie Andrews, Martin Balsam, Warren Beatty

29. Titanic in a Tub: The Golden Age of Toy Boats (1981)

28 min | Short

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Writers: Robert Forbes, Tim Forbes | Director: Tim Forbes | Star: Rex Harrison

30. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

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Creator: Fred Hamilton | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

31. The Citadel (1938)

Passed | 110 min | Drama

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Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its ... See full summary »

Writers: Ian Dalrymple, Frank Wead, Elizabeth Hill, Emlyn Williams, A.J. Cronin | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison

32. Night Train to Munich (1940)

Not Rated | 90 min | Thriller, War

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When the Germans march into Prague, armour-plating inventor Dr Bomasch flees to England. His daughter Anna escapes from arrest to join him, but the Gestapo manage to kidnap them both back ... See full summary »

Writers: Gordon Wellesley, Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Rex Harrison, Paul Henreid, Basil Radford

33. The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)

Approved | 138 min | Drama, History

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The biographical story of Michelangelo's troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II.

Writers: Irving Stone, Philip Dunne | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews

34. Anna and the King of Siam (1946)

Approved | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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In 1862, a young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King.

Writers: Talbot Jennings, Sally Benson, Margaret Landon | Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Lee J. Cobb

35. The Four Poster (1952)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Adapted from the prize-winning Broadway play that featured two people and a four-poster bed, in which the couple enacts their marriage, from its day in 1897, until he dies, some time after ... See full summary »

Writers: Jan de Hartog, Allan Scott | Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer

36. The 23rd Annual Tony Awards (1969 TV Special)

Family

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Writer: Hildy Parks | Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Diahann Carroll, Alan King, Jack Albertson, Jane Alexander

37. Love, Marilyn (2012)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

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Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters.

Writers: Truman Capote, Liz Garbus, Ralph Greenson, Elia Kazan, Natasha Lytess, Norman Mailer, Arthur Miller, Marilyn Monroe, Norman Rosten, Gloria Steinem, Billy Wilder | Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Banks, Adrien Brody, Ellen Burstyn

38. Blithe Spirit (1945)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy

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Adapted from a play by Noel Coward, Charles and his second wife Ruth, are haunted by the ghost of his first wife, Elvira. Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost.

Writers: David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan | Director: David Lean | Stars: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond, Margaret Rutherford

39. The Honey Pot (1967)

150 min | Comedy, Crime

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Inspired by a performance of his favorite play, "Volpone," 20th-century millionaire Cecil Fox devises an intricate plan to trick three of his former mistresses into believing he is dying. ... See full summary »

Writers: Frederick Knott, Thomas Sterling, Ben Jonson, Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Rex Harrison, Susan Hayward, Cliff Robertson, Capucine

40. Major Barbara (1941)

Approved | 121 min | Comedy

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A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy with social commentary.

Writer: George Bernard Shaw | Directors: Gabriel Pascal, Harold French, David Lean | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison, Robert Morley, Robert Newton

41. Sidewalks of London (1938)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

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On the sidewalks of the London theater district the buskers (street performers) earn enough coins for a cheap room. Charles, who recites dramatic monologues, sees that a young pickpocket, ... See full summary »

Writers: Bartlett Cormack, Clemence Dane, Charles Laughton, Erich Pommer, Tim Whelan | Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Charles Laughton, Vivien Leigh, Rex Harrison, Larry Adler

42. The Naked Archaeologist (2005–2008)

History

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Simcha Jocobovici hosts this 26-part series, stripping biblical archaeology naked and treating the Bible stories with his own brand of investigative journalism.

Stars: Simcha Jacobovici, Gabriel Barkay, John Beal, Jeffrey Hunter

43. The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, History

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Stars: James Valentine, Hurd Hatfield, Tim O'Connor, Max Adrian

44. Cleopatra (1963)

Approved | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall, Sidney Buchman, Plutarch, Suetonius, Appian, Carlo Mario Franzero | Directors: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown

45. Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986 TV Movie)

200 min | Drama, Mystery

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Story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov, the only "surviving" child of the last Czar and Czarina of Russia.

Writers: James Goldman, Peter Kurth | Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Amy Irving, Olivia de Havilland, Jan Niklas, Nicolas Surovy

46. Midnight Lace (1960)

110 min | Thriller, Mystery

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In London, a newly-wed American woman's sanity comes into question, when she claims to be the victim of a stalker.

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Janet Green | Director: David Miller | Stars: Doris Day, Rex Harrison, John Gavin, Myrna Loy

47. The Reluctant Debutante (1958)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

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A teenage American girl while visiting her father, is thrown into London society during the "Debutante Season".

Writers: William Douglas-Home, Julius J. Epstein | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Rex Harrison, Kay Kendall, John Saxon, Sandra Dee

48. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: The Adventures of Don Quixote (1973)

100 min | Drama

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A self-proclaimed "knight" and his hapless squire travel the Spanish countryside, attacking "giants" that are really windmills in his attempt to win the love of the fair Dulcinea.

Writers: Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra, J.M. Cohen, Hugh Whitemore | Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Rex Harrison, Frank Finlay, Rosemary Leach, Robert Eddison

49. The Foxes of Harrow (1947)

Approved | 117 min | Drama

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Writers: Wanda Tuchock, Frank Yerby | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Rex Harrison, Maureen O'Hara, Richard Haydn, Victor McLaglen

50. Cinema (1964–1975)

30 min | Documentary

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Weekly film magazine, featuring film reviews, interviews with celebrities and historical lookbacks.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Michael Scott, Brian Trueman, Clive James