Most Voted Titles With Paul Birch
- Movies or TV
1. The Third Man (1949)
Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime.
2. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Romance
A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.
3. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Approved | 123 min | Western
A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
4. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Approved | 192 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.
5. The War of the Worlds (1953)
Approved | 85 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
The film adaptation of the H.G.Wells story told on radio of the invasion of Earth by Martians.
6. The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)
Approved | 135 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.
8. Two Rode Together (1961)
Approved | 109 min | Western
The US Army is under pressure from the desperate relatives of white prisoners of the Comanches to secure their rescue. A cynical and corrupt marshal, Guthrie McCabe, is persuaded by an army... See full summary »
11. The Fastest Gun Alive (1956)
Approved | 89 min | Western
Whenever it becomes known how good he is with guns, ex-gunman George and his wife Dora have to flee the town, in fear of all the gunmen who might want to challenge him. Unfortunately he ... See full summary »
13. Man Without a Star (1955)
Approved | 89 min | Western
Dempsey Rae, a cowboy with no clear aim in life, winds up working on a spread with a hard lady owner just arrived from the East. She needs a tough new top hand and uses all her means of ... See full summary »
14. Day the World Ended (1955)
Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In a post-Apocalyptic world after an atomic war seven disparate people find themselves in a protected valley in the home of a survivalist and his beautiful daughter.
17. Maverick (1957–1962)
60 min | Action, Western, Adventure
Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (5 card draw) is ... See full summary »
18. Queen of Outer Space (1958)
Unrated | 80 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
American astronauts are drawn by a mysterious force to the planet Venus, which they find to be inhabited only by beautiful women and their despotic queen.
19. Welcome to Hard Times (1967)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Western
A sociopathic stranger all but destroys a small hardscrabble town but the 'mayor' convinces its survivors to stay and rebuild.
21. Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966)
TV-PG | 104 min | Crime, Comedy, Drama
A paroled conman co-ordinates the robbery of an L. A. Airport bank with the arrival of the Russians Premier.
22. The Virginian (1962–1971)
TV-PG | 75 min | Western
The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »
23. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Drama, Western
Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »
24. The Beast with a Million Eyes (1955)
Approved | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A dysfunctional family operating an isolated date farm in the California desert is threatened by the arrival of an extra-terrestrial.
25. Not of This Earth (1957)
Approved | 67 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
An alien agent from the distant planet Davana is sent to earth via a high-tech matter transporter. There he terrorizes Southern California in an attempt to acquire blood for his dying race, the result of a devastating nuclear war.
26. Portrait in Black (1960)
Approved | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a married woman and her lover murder her cruel husband, they find themselves targeted by someone who is aware of their crime.
27. The 27th Day (1957)
Approved | 75 min | Sci-Fi
Five individuals from five nations, including the "Superpowers," USA, USSR, and China, suddenly find themselves on an alien spacecraft. An alien gives each a container holding capsules. No ... See full summary »
28. Till the End of Time (1946)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three former marines have a hard time readjusting to civilian life. Perry can't deal with the loss of the use of his legs. William is in trouble with bad debts. And Cliff can't decide what ... See full summary »
29. Gunman's Walk (1958)
Approved | 97 min | Western
A powerful rancher always protects his wild adult son by paying for damages and bribing witnesses, until his crimes become too serious to rectify.
31. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
30 min | Comedy
Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joins Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provide George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.
32. Cattle Queen of Montana (1954)
Approved | 88 min | Western
Sierra Nevada Jones must fight a villainous rancher to regain the land that is rightfully hers.
33. The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)
TV-PG | 124 min | Drama
In Oklahoma in the 1920s, Ruben Flood loses his job as a traveling salesman, when the company goes bankrupt. This adds to his worries at home. His wife Cora is frigid because of trying to ... See full summary »
34. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »
35. Sea Hunt (1958–1961)
30 min | Action, Adventure
Mike Nelson is a Scuba Diver in the days when it was still very new. He works alone and the plot was always mostly carried through his voice over narrations. These gave the show a flavor of... See full summary »
36. Five Guns West (1955)
Approved | 78 min | Action, Romance, Western
Shalee Jethro (Dorothy Malone) helps her father run a desert stagecoach station. Five desperate outlaws arrive at the station to await a gold shipment they plan to rob, and Shalee becomes ... See full summary »
37. Ride Clear of Diablo (1954)
Approved | 80 min | Western
Railroad surveyer Murphy goes after rustlers who murdered his father and brother. Along the way, he first arrests then teams up with outlaw Duryea who helps Murphy only to see how long the ... See full summary »
38. The Glory Guys (1965)
Not Rated | 112 min | Romance, Western
What could be worse for two cavalry officers than to battle with native tribes? To battle each other for the same woman.
39. Counterpoint (1967)
107 min | Drama, War
Famous orchestra conductor is captured by the Germans in WW2, is forced to put on private concerts for the Nazi generals.
40. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)
30 min | Adventure, Family, Western
Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.
41. Peyton Place (1964–1969)
30 min | Drama
The original primetime soap took place in the title town, which was founded by the Peyton family, whose members included the Harringtons. Some of the plots involved Rodney Harrington, the ... See full summary »
42. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
25 min | Drama, Western
Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, CA. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product mined in Death Valley.
43. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »
44. The Gun Runners (1958)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller
Remake of "To Have and Have Not" based on Hemingway short story. Plot reset to early days of Cuban revolution. A charter boat skipper gets entangled in gunrunning scheme to get money to pay... See full summary »
45. Suspicion (1957–1958)
60 min | Drama
The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »
46. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
60 min | Western
Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work.
47. Laramie (1959–1963)
60 min | Western
It is the 1870s in Wyoming Territory. Slim Sherman and his 14-year-old brother Andy try to hang on to their ranch after their father is shot by a land grabber. They augment their slight ... See full summary »
48. Gun for a Coward (1957)
Approved | 88 min | Western
A young cowboy, whose dedication to the principles of peace and reason has earned him a reputation for cowardice, overcomes his psychological aversion to violence after his elder brother ... See full summary »
50. Sugarfoot (1957–1961)
60 min | Western
Correspondence-school law graduate Tom Brewster travels west to seek his fortune. Unfortunately, his "cowboy" abilities leave a lot to be desired and earn him the nickname "Sugarfoot" which... See full summary »