Highest Rated Titles With Maxwell Anderson
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2. Omnibus (1952–1961)
55 min | Drama, History, Music
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 »
3. Vertigo (1958)
Approved | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
Route 66 (1960–1964)
Fly Away Home: Part I
60 min | Adventure
Tod and Buz, in Phoenix, Arizona, and looking for work with a crop-dusting company, encounter a combat-scarred, world-weary pilot who is a self-described "Jonah." The pilot hates himself ... See full summary »
8. Ben-Hur (1959)
G | 212 min | Adventure, Drama
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
9. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Unrated | 136 min | Drama, War
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.
10. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)
60 min | Drama
This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »
11. The Star Wagon (1966 TV Movie)
150 min | Comedy
In middle age, inventor Stephen Minch is happy enough with his life, despite the fact that he has never risen to prominence even though his innovations have made others rich. His wife ... See full summary »
13. Key Largo (1948)
Unrated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other.
126 min | Documentary, Biography
Biography of risk-taker and raconteur John Huston from his childhood to become one of the most highly respected filmmakers in the world.
20. A Trip to Swadades (2008)
R | 65 min | Drama
This feature length film (shot on black-and-white super-16mm) tells the story of a 74-year-old ex-professor who, after many years of living away from Philadelphia, the city where he came of... See full summary »
Ford Star Jubilee (1955–1956)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A musical version of Maxwell Anderson's never-filmed fantasy play.
24. 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 »
TV-14 | Drama, Musical
In the lead up to tonight's first preview of three in a row in Boston, many things going on behind the scenes are preoccupying the minds of the cast and creative team. Julia has returned ... See full summary »
27. The Bad Seed (1956)
Approved | 129 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect 8-year-old daughter is a heartless killer.
28. Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
M | 145 min | Drama, History
Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
30. The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
Approved | 109 min | Adventure, Drama
Three British soldiers on the Northwest Frontier of India struggle against invaders...and themselves.
Writers: Waldemar Young, John L. Balderston, Achmed Abdullah, Grover Jones, William Slavens McNutt, Francis Yeats-Brown | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Gary Cooper, Franchot Tone, Richard Cromwell, Guy Standing
34. Death Takes a Holiday (1934)
Unrated | 79 min | Romance, Fantasy
Death decides to take a holiday from his usual business to see what it is like to be a mortal. Posing as Prince Sirki, he spends 3 days with Duke Lambert and his guests at his dukal estate.... See full summary »
35. The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
A depiction of the love/hate relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex.
37. What Price Glory (1926)
116 min | Comedy, Drama, War
U.S. Marine sergeants Quirt and Flagg are inveterate romantic rivals on peacetime assignments in China and the Philippines. In 1917, W.W. I brings them to France, where Flagg, now a captain... See full summary »
39. Meet Joe Black (1998)
PG-13 | 178 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A media mogul acts as a guide to Death, who takes the form of a young man to learn about life on Earth and in the process, fall in love with his guide's daughter.
Writers: Ron Osborn, Jeff Reno, Kevin Wade, Bo Goldman, Alberto Casella, Walter Ferris, Maxwell Anderson, Gladys Lehman | Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber
40. My House in Umbria (2003 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An unlikely group of people find solace and friendship after being thrown together in the wake of a terrorist attack.
41. September Affair (1950)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance
An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. ... See full summary »
42. The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)
60 min | Drama
This live series featured adaptations of other works (novels, plays, etc.) plus original works for the show. It was primarily dramas but a few musicals also were presented. The show is ... See full summary »
Shower of Stars (1954–1958)
A Christmas Carol
60 min | Family, Drama
A mean and miserly proprietor of a counting house in 1840's London is taken by ghosts to Christmas scenes of his youth, contemporary ones involving his family and employee, and lastly, a ... See full summary »
46. Lost in the Stars (1974)
G | 97 min | Drama, Musical
Brock Peters (To Kill a Mockingbird) is Stephen Kumalo, a black South African minister searching the unfamiliar back alleys and shantytowns of Johannesburg for his son, Absalom.
47. So Red the Rose (1935)
Approved | 82 min | Drama
SO RED THE ROSE is King Vidor's quietly affecting Civil War romance, starring Margaret Sullavan as a Southern aristocrat, the mistress of a Southern plantation, whose sheltered life is torn... See full summary »
48. Elizabeth the Queen (1968 TV Movie)
90 min | Biography, Drama
In the 16th century, Queen Elizabeth the 1st is the ruler of Great Britain. Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essexaster is her lover, best friend and worst enemy.
50. One Magic Christmas (1985)
G | 89 min | Family, Fantasy
An angel must show a mother the true meaning of Christmas. It's not just presents and materialistic things, but the people she cares about.