Most Popular Titles With Charles Coburn
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1. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
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.
2. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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.
3. Make Room for Daddy (1953–1965)
30 min | Comedy, Family
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 »
4. Lord Jeff (1938)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama
Spoilt child Geoffrey Bramer teams up with a pair of small time crooks to pose as an aristocrat and steal jewelry from exclusive shops. During a a caper, Geoffrey is caught and is sentenced... See full summary »
5. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show
Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.
6. Monkey Business (1952)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy
A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth.
7. Heaven Can Wait (1943)
Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.
8. The Paradine Case (1947)
Approved | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A happily married London barrister falls in love with the accused poisoner he is defending.
9. I've Got a Secret (1952–1967)
TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show
"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 »
10. The Lady Eve (1941)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A trio of classy card sharps targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, till one of them falls in love with him.
12. The Story of Mankind (1957)
100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
The devil and the spirit of mankind argue as to whether or not humanity is ultimately good or evil.
13. Pepe (1960)
Unrated | 180 min | Comedy, Musical
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.
15. The More the Merrier (1943)
Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
16. Kings Row (1942)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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.
17. In This Our Life (1942)
Approved | 97 min | Drama
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 »
18. Made for Each Other (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
19. Impact (1949)
Unrated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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.
22. Lured (1947)
Approved | 102 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
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 »
23. Trouble Along the Way (1953)
Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
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 »
24. The Bob Cummings Show (1955–1959)
30 min | Comedy
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.
25. Vivacious Lady (1938)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
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 »
27. 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.
28. B.F.'s Daughter (1948)
Passed | 108 min | Drama, Romance
Wealthy Polly Fulton marries a progressive scholar whose attitudes toward capitalism and acquired wealth puts their marriage in jeopardy.
29. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
Approved | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.
30. Road to Singapore (1940)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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.
31. December Bride (1954–1959)
30 min | Comedy
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 »
32. In Name Only (1939)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
33. Startime (I) (1959–1961)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Ford Motor Company sponsored this hour long program which rotated between variety shows, dramatic productions and musical comedies. One of the offerings was turned into a regular series, Sing Along With Mitch.
34. Forever and a Day (1943)
104 min | Drama, History
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
36. Bachelor Mother (1939)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance
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 »
37. Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)
88 min | Comedy
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 »
38. The Constant Nymph (1943)
112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
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 »
39. The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead.
40. The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)
Approved | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History
Alexander Graham Bell falls in love with deaf girl Mabel Hubbard while teaching the deaf and trying to invent means for telegraphing the human voice. She urges him to put off thoughts of ... See full summary »
42. A Royal Scandal (1945)
Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, History
In 18th century Russia,the naive and idealistic lieutenant Chernov meets Empress Catherine the Great who becomes infatuated with him and appoints him Chief of the Imperial Guard.
44. Stanley and Livingstone (1939)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
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 »
45. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
46. Green Grass of Wyoming (1948)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western
"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 »
47. Edison, the Man (1940)
Passed | 107 min | Biography, Drama
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.
48. George Washington Slept Here (1942)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy
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 »
49. Texaco Star Theatre (1948–1956)
60 min | Comedy, Family
The Texaco Star Theatre was one of the most popular shows in the history of television. In the first year, Milton Berle was not the permanent emcee, but once he replaced the rotation, the ... See full summary »
50. Idiot's Delight (1939)
107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A group of disparate travelers are caught are thrown together in a posh Alpine hotel when the borders are closed at the start of WWII.