Most Popular Titles With Elsa Lanchester
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1. Mary Poppins (1964)
Approved | 139 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A magic nanny comes to work for a cold banker's unhappy family.
Votes: 106,999 | Gross: $102.30M
2. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)
50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
The two top agents of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement fight the enemies of peace, particularly the forces of THRUSH.
4. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.
5. Mannix (1967–1975)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and police department contact Tobias.
7. Murder by Death (1976)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Five famous literary detective characters and their sidekicks are invited to a bizarre mansion to solve an even stranger mystery.
10. The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.
11. Today (1952– )
240 min | News, Talk-Show
A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.
12. Nanny and the Professor (1970–1971)
30 min | Comedy
Ever-cheerful Nanny helps the Everett family with her subtly magical abilities, such as seemingly reading minds, seeing the future or making fortunate coincidences happen.
13. Bell Book and Candle (1958)
Unrated | 106 min | Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancée, so she enchants him to love her instead, only to fall in love with him for real.
15. The Razor's Edge (1946)
Approved | 145 min | Drama, Film-Noir
An adventuresome young man goes off to find himself and loses his socialite fiancée in the process. But when he returns 10 years later, she will stop at nothing to get him back, even though she is already married.
18. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)
90 min | Music, Talk-Show
Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »
19. That Darn Cat! (1965)
Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy... See full summary »
20. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Amos Burke was a Los Angeles chief of detectives who was also a millionaire with a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce, a mansion, and a high-wheeling lifestyle. The hallmarks of this series were ... See full summary »
21. Willard (1971)
GP | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A social misfit uses his only friends, his pet rats, to exact revenge on his tormentors.
Votes: 2,051 | Gross: $19.22M
22. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
60 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.
23. Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)
Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
On the Carolina coast, Godolphin College's new track coach lodges at Blackbeard's Inn, run by the Daughters of the Buccaneers who claim to be descendants of the notorious pirate and who risk losing their hotel to the local mobster.
24. Then Came Bronson (1969–1970)
60 min | Adventure, Drama
A disillusioned reporter, James "Jim" Bronson, quits his job and starts wandering the road on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle as a form of soul-searching. He meets various characters. Some he helps, others he educates.
25. 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.
26. The Spiral Staircase (1945)
Approved | 83 min | Film-Noir, Horror, Mystery
A serial killer (circa 1916) is targeting women with 'afflictions'; one night during a thunderstorm, mute Helen feels menaced.
27. David Copperfield (1935)
Passed | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
When David's father dies, his mother remarries. His new stepfather Murdstone has a mean and cruel view on how to raise a child. When David's mother dies from grief, Murdstone sends David to... See full summary »
28. Ben Casey (1961–1966)
60 min | Drama
Gritty realistic hospital drama featuring manly Dr. Casey against the medical establishment, at first under the watchful eye of Dr. Zorba and later under the thumb of Chief of Surgery Dr. Freeland.
29. The Secret Garden (1949)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, Family
A girl is sent to live with her uncle on his estate when her parents die. There she discovers much intrigue, family history and secrets and personal baggage. In particular, a screaming child and...a secret garden.
30. 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 »
31. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »
33. 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 »
34. The Bishop's Wife (1947)
Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage.
35. Lassie Come Home (1943)
Passed | 89 min | Adventure, Family
After her destitute family is forced to sell her, a collie named Lassie escapes from her new owner and begins the long trek from Scotland to her Yorkshire home.
37. The Bill Cosby Show (1969–1971)
30 min | Comedy
Chet Kincaid, gym teacher at an inner-city Los Angeles high school, deals with students, principal Mr. Langford and counselor Marsha Peterson. He lives with his mother Rose, brother Brian ... See full summary »
38. 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.
39. The Big Clock (1948)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A career-oriented magazine editor finds himself on the run when he discovers his boss is framing him for murder.
40. The Eleventh Hour (1962–1964)
60 min | Drama
There were only two seasons of THE ELEVENTH HOUR. Both featured Jack Ging as Dr. Paul Graham, a passionate and caring young psychologist working under the aegis of elder psychiatrists ... See full summary »
42. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »
43. Pajama Party (1964)
82 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Gogo, a Martian teenager, is sent to Earth to prepare the way for an invasion. The first Earthling he meets, one Aunt Wendy, is a rich widow who runs a dress shop catering to teenagers. Her... See full summary »
47. The Inspector General (1949)
Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge. The town's corrupt officials mistake him for the inspector general whom ... See full summary »
48. Tales of Manhattan (1942)
Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A formal tailcoat that gets passed from one owner to another affects each life in a significant way.
Writers: Henry Blankfort, Alan Campbell, Ladislas Fodor, László Görög, Ben Hecht, Samuel Hoffenstein, Melchior Lengyel, Ferenc Molnár, Donald Ogden Stewart, Lamar Trotti, László Vadnay | Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Charles Boyer, Rita Hayworth, Ginger Rogers, Henry Fonda
49. Ladies in Retirement (1941)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The housekeeper to a retired actress tries at the same time to look after her own two emotionally disturbed sisters, with dramatic results.
50. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
60 min | Drama
A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »