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2. Belle Starr (1941)
Approved | 87 min | Western
At the end of the Civil War, Southern beauty Belle Shirley, indignant at the way Yankees treat the Southerners, marries Confederate guerrilla leader Sam Starr and continues to raid Union towns, becoming a symbol of Southern resistance.
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 Kathy, teenage ... See full summary »
4. 42nd Street (1933)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a chorus girl has to replace the star.
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5. Imitation of Life (1934)
Approved | 111 min | Drama, Romance
Bea Pullman and her daughter Jessie have had a hard time making ends meet since Bea's husband died. Help comes in the form of Delilah Johnson, who agrees to work as Bea's housekeeper in ... See full summary »
7. Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A man and his wife decide they can afford to have a house in the country built to their specifications. It's a lot more trouble than they think.
8. Reap the Wild Wind (1942)
Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by the arrival of another suitor, and eventually leads to tragedy.
9. Holiday Inn (1942)
Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.
10. Tammy and the Bachelor (1957)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman.
11. 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.
12. The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)
Approved | 76 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Biography of Jackie Robinson, the first black major league baseball player in the 20th century. Traces his career in the negro leagues and the major leagues.
13. All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960)
112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The minister of the town has died and his son Chad has no tears for him. Sarah, who now calls herself Salome, is pregnant with Chad's baby, but Chad has no future, no job and no money. ... See full summary »
14. She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, History
In the Gay Nineties, a seductive nightclub singer contends with several suitors, including a jealous escaped convict and a handsome temperance league member.
15. 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 »
16. Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
Passed | 91 min | Drama, Romance
An elderly couple are forced to separate when they lose their house and none of their five children will take both parents in.
17. Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)
Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Nick and Nora are at their wise-cracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race-track.
18. Midnight Mary (1933)
Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young woman is on trial for murder. In flashback, we learn of her struggles to overcome poverty as a teenager -- a mistaken arrest and prison term for shoplifting and lack of employment ... See full summary »
19. Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951–1958)
30 min | Western
Hickok rode Buckshot and 300-pound Jingles rode Joker. Jingles described Hickok as "the bravest, Strongest, fightingest U.S. Marshal in the whole West." And that's about it: he beat up all the bad guys and somehow kept his good looks.
21. The Facts of Life (1960)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy
Larry and Kitty are two middle-class suburbanites who find themselves growing bored with their lives and respective marriages. Although each always found the other grating in manner, they ... See full summary »
22. The Story of Temple Drake (1933)
70 min | Drama
A wealthy but neurotic Southern belle finds herself trapped in the hideout of a gang of vicious bootleggers. The gang's leader lusts after her, and is determined not to let anything stand in the way of his having her.
23. Bombshell (1933)
Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sexpot film star Lola Burns seeks a new image and tries marrying a marquis, adopting a baby -- all sorts of schemes which go awry.
24. The Big Street (1942)
Passed | 88 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Little Pinks is in love with a nightclub singer named Gloria. But it is a unrequited love as she does not know that he exists. Pinks is a shy busboy and Gloria only goes out with men who ... See full summary »
25. The Goddess (1958)
104 min | Drama
Loosely based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, the story of a young woman destined from childhood on to be adored by millions but unhappy in her own life. Patty Duke plays Emily Ann Faulkner ... See full summary »
26. Girls About Town (1931)
80 min | Comedy
Gold-diggers Kay Francis and Lilyan Tashman meet susceptible lonely businessmen at conventions in this ribald preproduction code story. The millionaires lavish the girls with expensive ... See full summary »
27. Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
A night club's coatroom attendant who's in-love with the club's singer accidentally sips a drugged drink that makes him dream he's French King Louis XV courting the infamous Madame Du Barry.
28. Bullets or Ballots (1936)
Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him down convincing rackets boss Al Kruger that Blake is sincere in his effort to join the ... See full summary »
30. Beulah (1950–1953)
30 min | Comedy
A comedy series of a family with the central role pointed to their Negro domestic who pulls the weekly family situations together with more common sense than all of the other family members.
32. The Last Gangster (1937)
Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A organized crime big shot is jailed for ten years after his wife becomes pregnant and becomes bitter when she divorces him and remarries.
33. Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)
TV-PG | 144 min | Drama, History
Slavery tears apart a black family in the South before the start of the Civil War.
34. Follow the Boys (1944)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star on the lot--often playing themselves--in musical numbers and comedy skits, and were ... See full summary »
35. Coquette (1929)
Unrated | 76 min | Drama, Romance
A flirtatious southern belle is compromised with one of her beaus.
36. Hold Your Man (1933)
Passed | 87 min | Drama, Romance
Ruby falls in love with small-time con man Eddie. During a botched blackmail scheme, Eddie accidentally kills the man they were setting up. Eddie takes off and Ruby is sent to a reformatory for two years.
37. The Dark Horse (1932)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy
Zachary Hicks is nominated at the Progressive party's convention even though he has little chance of winning the governorship. Kay suggests the party bosses hire Hal Blake (whom she loves) ... See full summary »
38. Young Widow (1946)
Approved | 100 min | Drama
A grieving war widow meets a young Lieutenant but spurns him for trying too hard to gain her affection. Will she give him a second chance when they meet again?
39. Good Sam (1948)
Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sam Clayton has a good heart and likes to help out people in need. In fact, he likes to help them out so much that he often finds himself broke and unable to help his own family buy the things they need--like a house.
40. You Can't Run Away from It (1956)
95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Ellen (June Allyson) is kidnapped by father (Charles Bickford) after she ran off and got married to someone he thinks is a gold digger. She escapes and starts an adventurous trip back to ... See full summary »
42. Good-bye, My Lady (1956)
Approved | 94 min | Drama
An old man and a young boy who live in the southeastern Mississippi swamps are brought together by the love of a dog.
43. A Southern Yankee (1948)
90 min | Comedy, History, War
A hapless bellboy in a St. Louis hotel near the end of the Civil War is recruited by the Union secret service to impersonate a notorious Confederate spy.
44. Never Wave at a WAC (1953)
Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
A divorced socialite decides to join the Army because she hopes it will enable her to see more of her boyfriend, a Colonel. She soon encounters many difficulties with the Army lifestyle. ... See full summary »
45. The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932)
79 min | Comedy
Sophisticated comedy: a trio of money hungry women who all have sugar daddies who keep them in the lap of luxury, even as they drive the men crazy. Each woman represents a different ... See full summary »
47. Jack London (1943)
Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Romance
Episodes in the adventurous life of the American novelist (1876-1916).
48. My Blue Heaven (1950)
96 min | Drama, Musical
Betty Grable and Dan Dailey are a married song and dance team who cannot have children. The movie follows the travails as they try and adopt and keep the kids they adopt while performing on their TV show.
49. Primrose Path (1940)
Approved | 93 min | Drama
Girl from the "wrong" side of the tracks falls in love with an ambitious young man from the "right" side of the tracks.
50. What Price Hollywood? (1932)
Passed | 88 min | Drama
The career of a waitress takes off when she meets an amiable drunken Hollywood producer.