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1. Make Room for Daddy (1953–1965)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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Danny Williams, a successful nightclub singer, encounters a variety of difficult or amusing situations in trying to balance his career with his family; his outspoken wife Cathy, teenage ... See full summary »

Stars: Danny Thomas, Rusty Hamer, Marjorie Lord, Angela Cartwright

2. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.3
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Singers Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the disapproving father of Lorelei's fiancé to keep an eye on her, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers.

Writers: Charles Lederer, Joseph Fields, Anita Loos | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid

3. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)

TV-G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.

Writers: James Poe, John Farrow, S.J. Perelman, Jules Verne | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley

4. 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

5. Monkey Business (1952)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth.

Writers: Ben Hecht, Charles Lederer, I.A.L. Diamond, Harry Segall | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn

6. Made for Each Other (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Young lawyer meets and marries girl after knowing her one day. Takes bride home to meet his mother who disapproves of the marriage. Lawyer thinks everything will be fine as he moves up the ... See full summary »

Writers: Jo Swerling, Rose Franken | Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Carole Lombard, James Stewart, Charles Coburn, Lucile Watson

7. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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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

8. Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Leslie Bush-Fekete | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main

9. The Paradine Case (1947)

Approved | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A happily married London barrister falls in love with the accused poisoner he is defending.

Writers: Robert Hichens, Alma Reville, David O. Selznick | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Gregory Peck, Ann Todd, Charles Laughton, Charles Coburn

10. 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

11. The Lady Eve (1941)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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A trio of classy card sharks targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, till one of them falls in love with him.

Writers: Monckton Hoffe, Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

12. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.0
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George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.

Writers: Sonya Levien, Howard Koch, Elliot Paul, Harry Chandlee, Robert Rossen | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn

13. In Name Only (1939)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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While out riding in the country, wealthy New Yorker Alec Walker meets young widow Julie Eden, and a relationship quickly develops. However, Alec has not told her that he is already locked ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Sherman, Bessie Breuer | Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Kay Francis, Charles Coburn

14. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2013)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.0
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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.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

15. The Constant Nymph (1943)

112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.0
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Fourteen-year-old Tessa is hopelessly in love with handsome composer Lewis Dodd, a family friend. Lewis adores Tessa, but has never shown any romantic feelings toward her. When Tessa's ... See full summary »

Writers: Kathryn Scola, Margaret Kennedy, Basil Dean | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Charles Boyer, Joan Fontaine, Brenda Marshall, Alexis Smith

16. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Creator: Fred Hamilton | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

17. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

18. Pepe (1960)

Unrated | 195 min | Comedy, Musical

5.5
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The young Mexican Pepe's beloved horse is sold to Hollywood star Ted Holt, leading to Pepe's journey to Hollywood to get the horse back, and Pepe's encounter with half the stars working in Hollywood at the time.

Writers: Claude Binyon, Leslie Bush-Fekete, Dorothy Kingsley, Sonya Levien, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Cantinflas, Dan Dailey, Shirley Jones, Carlos Montalbán

19. Of Human Hearts (1938)

Passed | 103 min | Drama, Western

6.9
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This is a story about family relationships, set in the time before and during the American Civil War. Ethan Wilkins is a poor and honest man who ministers to the human soul, while his son ... See full summary »

Writers: Bradbury Foote, Honore Morrow | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Walter Huston, James Stewart, Beulah Bondi, Guy Kibbee

20. In This Our Life (1942)

Approved | 97 min | Drama

7.5
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A young woman (Stanley Timberlake) dumps her fiancée (Craig Fleming) and runs off with her sister's (Roy Timberlake) husband (Peter Kingsmill). They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Koch, Ellen Glasgow | Director: John Huston | Stars: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, George Brent, Dennis Morgan

21. Trouble Along the Way (1953)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.8
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Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying ... See full summary »

Writers: Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose, Douglas Morrow, Robert Hardy Andrews | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: John Wayne, Donna Reed, Charles Coburn, Tom Tully

22. The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead.

Writer: Norman Krasna | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn, Edmund Gwenn

23. Vivacious Lady (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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On a quick trip to the city, young university professor Peter Morgan falls in love with nightclub performer Francey Brent and marries her after a whirlwind romance. But when he goes back ... See full summary »

Writers: P.J. Wolfson, Ernest Pagano, I.A.R. Wylie | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Ginger Rogers, James Stewart, James Ellison, Beulah Bondi

24. Kings Row (1942)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.

Writers: Casey Robinson, Henry Bellamann | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field

25. The Bob Cummings Show (1955–1959)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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The romantic misadventures of Bob Collins, a suave, sophisticated bachelor and photographer operating in Hollywood, California. The show centers around his womanizing ways with his models, and his sister's attempts to make him settle down.

Stars: Robert Cummings, Ann B. Davis, Rosemary DeCamp, Dwayne Hickman

26. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

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Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. The celebrity would then be surprised with the news that they are to be the featured guest. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Edwards, Jack Benny, Penny Singleton, Axel Gruenberg

27. The More the Merrier (1943)

TV-G | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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During the WW2 housing shortage in Washington, two men and a woman share a single apartment and the older man plays Cupid to the other two.

Writers: Robert Russell, Frank Ross, Richard Flournoy, Lewis R. Foster | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn, Richard Gaines

28. The Story of Mankind (1957)

100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

4.9
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The devil and the spirit of mankind argue as to whether or not humanity is ultimately good or evil.

Writers: Irwin Allen, Charles Bennett, Henrik Van Loon | Director: Irwin Allen | Stars: Ronald Colman, Hedy Lamarr, Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx

29. I've Got a Secret (1952–1967)

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.5
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"I've Got a Secret" debuted on the heels of the successful "What's My Line?" Though "Secret" had somewhat similar rules, there were other elements that gave the show its own distinctive ... See full summary »

Creators: Howard Merrill, Allan Sherman | Stars: Henry Morgan, Bill Cullen, Betsy Palmer, Bess Myerson

30. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

31. Wilson (1944)

Unrated | 154 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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A chronicle of the political career of US President Woodrow Wilson.

Writer: Lamar Trotti | Director: Henry King | Stars: Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell

32. Impact (1949)

Unrated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. The husband stays in hiding, and lets his wife be charged with conspiracy.

Writers: Dorothy Davenport, Jay Dratler | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn, Helen Walker

33. George Washington Slept Here (1942)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy

7.1
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New Yorkers Bill and Connie Fuller have to move from their apartment. Without Bill's knowledge, Connie purchases a delapidated old farmhouse in Pennsylvania, where George Washington was ... See full summary »

Writers: Moss Hart, George S. Kaufman, Everett Freeman | Director: William Keighley | Stars: Jack Benny, Ann Sheridan, Charles Coburn, Percy Kilbride

34. B.F.'s Daughter (1948)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Wealthy Polly Fulton marries a progressive scholar whose attitudes toward capitalism and acquired wealth puts their marriage in jeopardy.

Writers: John P. Marquand, Luther Davis | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Charles Coburn, Richard Hart

35. A Royal Scandal (1945)

Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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In 19th century Russia,the idealistic officer Chernov is appointed chief of the Imperial Guard by the Empress Catherine the Great and navigates between the diplomacy of Grand Chancellor Nicolai Liyitch and the plots of the generals.

Writers: Edwin Justus Mayer, Bruno Frank, Lajos Biró, Melchior Lengyel | Directors: Otto Preminger, Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Coburn, Anne Baxter, William Eythe

36. December Bride (1954–1959)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Charming and wise Lily Ruskin lives with her daughter and son-in- law who, along with her close friend Hilda Crocker, are always trying to find suitable older marriageable companionship for... See full summary »

Creator: Parke Levy | Stars: Spring Byington, Frances Rafferty, Dean Miller, Harry Morgan

37. Bachelor Mother (1939)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Polly Parrish, a clerk at Merlin's Department Store, is mistakenly presumed to be the mother of a foundling. Outraged at Polly's unmotherly conduct, David Merlin becomes determined to keep ... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Krasna, Felix Jackson | Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn, Frank Albertson

38. John Paul Jones (1959)

126 min | Action, Biography, History

7.1
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The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.

Writers: John Farrow, Jesse Lasky Jr., Clements Ripley | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn, Erin O'Brien

39. Road to Singapore (1940)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Bing Crosby and Bob Hope star in the first of the 'Road to' movies as two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore - until they meet Dorothy Lamour.

Writers: Don Hartman, Frank Butler, Harry Hervey | Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Charles Coburn

40. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

41. Startime (I) (1959–1961)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.8
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Stars: Dean Martin, Marian Anderson, Alice Backes, Polly Bergen

42. Forever and a Day (1943)

104 min | Drama, History

7.3
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During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Bennett, Alan Campbell, Norman Corwin, C.S. Forester, Peter Godfrey, Jack Hartfield, Lawrence Hazard, Sig Herzig, James Hilton, Michael Hogan, Christopher Isherwood, Emmet Lavery, W.P. Lipscomb, Gene Lockhart, Frederick Lonsdale, Alice Duer Miller, R.C. Sherriff, Donald Ogden Stewart, John Van Druten, Claudine West, Keith Winter | Directors: Edmund Goulding, Cedric Hardwicke, Frank Lloyd, Victor Saville, Robert Stevenson, Herbert Wilcox, René Clair | Stars: George Kirby, Doreen Munroe, May Beatty, Connie Leon

43. Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)

88 min | Comedy

7.2
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Wealthy Samuel Fulton is getting older and has no family of his own. He decides to leave his estate to the family of his first love, who turned down his marriage proposal years ago because ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Hoffman, Eleanor H. Porter | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Piper Laurie, Rock Hudson, Charles Coburn, Gigi Perreau

44. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

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

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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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

46. Lured (1947)

Approved | 102 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

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A serial killer in London is murdering young women whom he meets through the personal columns of newspapers; he announces each of his murders to the police by sending them a cryptic poem. ... See full summary »

Writers: Jacques Companéez, Simon Gantillon, Ernst Neubach, Leo Rosten | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: George Sanders, Lucille Ball, Charles Coburn, Boris Karloff

47. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

48. Stanley and Livingstone (1939)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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When American newspaperman and adventurer Henry M. Stanley comes back from the western Indian wars, his editor James Gordon Bennett sends him to Africa to find Dr. David Livingstone, the ... See full summary »

Writers: Philip Dunne, Julien Josephson, Hal Long, Sam Hellman | Directors: Henry King, Otto Brower | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Nancy Kelly, Richard Greene, Walter Brennan

49. Green Grass of Wyoming (1948)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western

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"Thunderhead," a roving, big white stallion, causes problems for the Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd in the mountains. ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Berkeley, Mary O'Hara | Director: Louis King | Stars: Peggy Cummins, Charles Coburn, Robert Arthur, Lloyd Nolan

50. Edison, the Man (1940)

Passed | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.

Writers: Talbot Jennings, Bradbury Foote, Dore Schary, Hugo Butler | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Rita Johnson, Lynne Overman, Charles Coburn