Most Popular Titles With Charles Brackett

1. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
110 min | Drama, Film-Noir
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A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

2. The King and I (1956)
133 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
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Musical about a widow who accepts a job as a live-in governess of the King of Siam's children.

3. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
132 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
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An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.

4. Titanic (1953)
98 min | Drama, History, Romance
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An unhappy married couple deal with their problems on board the ill-fated ship.

5. The Lost Weekend (1945)
101 min | Drama
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The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four day drinking bout.

6. Niagara (1953)
92 min | Film-Noir, Thriller
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As two couples are visiting Niagara Falls, tensions between one wife and her husband reach the level of murder.

7. High Time (1960)
103 min | Comedy, Musical
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Widower and hamburger restaurateur Harvey Howard decides to go to college at 51 years of age. Resisting the easy path, he insists on not receiving preferential treatment, and lives in a ... See full summary »

8. State Fair (1962)
118 min | Musical
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9. Ninotchka (1939)
110 min | Comedy, Romance
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A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest.

10. Ball of Fire (1941)
111 min | Comedy, Romance
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A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer avoid police and escape from the Mob.

11. Little Women (1933)
115 min | Drama, Family, Romance
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Little Women is a "coming of age" drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War, the girls father is away serving as a minister to the troops... See full summary »

12. The Bishop's Wife (1947)
109 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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A bishop trying to get a new cathedral built prays for guidance. An angel (Cary Grant) arrives, but his guidance isn't about fundraising.

13. The Uninvited (1944)
99 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
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A composer and his sister discover that the reason they are able to purchase a beautiful gothic seacoast mansion very cheaply is the house's unsavory past.

14. The Major and the Minor (1942)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
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A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth.

15. Five Graves to Cairo (1943)
96 min | Thriller, War
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During World War 2, an undercover British soldier tries get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in 5 excavations across Egypt.

16. Midnight (1939)
94 min | Comedy, Romance
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A chorus girl, stranded in Paris, is "set up" by a millionaire to break up his wife's affair with another man.

17. Garden of Evil (1954)
100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
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A trio of American adventurers marooned in rural Mexico are recruited by a beautiful woman to rescue her husband trapped in cave in Apache territory

18. The Crusades (1935)
125 min | Adventure, Drama, History, War
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King Richard and the Third Crusade (1190-1192) are given the DeMille treatment with more spectacle than history.

19. The Virgin Queen (1955)
92 min | Drama, History, Romance
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Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.

20. The Emperor Waltz (1948)
106 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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A brash American gramophone salesman tries to get Emperor Franz Joseph's endorsement in turn-of-the-century Austria.

21. Mr. Lucky (1943)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
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A gambler has plans to swindle money from a charity program, but starts to have second thoughts when he falls for a rich society girl.

22. Woman's World (1954)
94 min | Drama
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Needing to fill the position of general manager of his company, and believing that an executive's wife is crucial to her husband's success, auto industry mogul Gifford brings three couples ... See full summary »

23. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
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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 »

24. A Foreign Affair (1948)
116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi cafe singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.

25. Hold Back the Dawn (1941)
116 min | Drama, Romance
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Stopped in Mexico by U.S. Immigration, Georges Iscovescu hopes to get into the country by marrying a citizen.

26. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
85 min | Comedy, Romance
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The daughter of a penniless marquis teaches her multi-millionaire fiancé a lesson, after learning he has had 7 previous wives.

27. D-Day the Sixth of June (1956)
106 min | Drama, Romance, War
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En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman.

28. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)
133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical
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Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.

29. Ten North Frederick (1958)
102 min | Drama, Romance
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At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life, years of apparent political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatisfied wife and eased... See full summary »

30. The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1959)
87 min | Comedy
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In early 1900s' Pennsylvania, Mr. Pennypacker has two company offices and two families with a combined total of 17 children. With an office in Harrisburg and an office in Philadelphia, he ... See full summary »

31. The Mating Season (1951)
101 min | Comedy
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Ellen McNulty leaves her New Jersey hamburger stand and heads west to pay a surprise visit to her son and his new bride. When Ellen arrives, her daughter-in-law mistakes her for the maid ... See full summary »

32. The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955)
109 min | Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance
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The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing is the true story of Evelyn Nesbit Shaw, a beautiful showgirl caught in a love triangle with elderly architect Stanford White and eccentric young millionaire Harry K. Thaw.

33. The 25th Annual Academy Awards (1953 TV Special)
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The first television broadcast of the annual motion picture awards ceremony.

34. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)
60 min | Drama
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

35. The Last Outpost (1935)
72 min | Action, Adventure, Romance, War
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In World War I, British-officer Michael Andrews is captured by a band of Kurdish raiders on the Eastern Front, and is rescued by a man calling himself John Stevenson, although he refuses to... See full summary »

36. Blue Denim (1959)
89 min | Drama
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Arthur Bartley and Janet Willard are fairly typical 1950s teenagers. Their lives are turned upside down however when Janet becomes pregnant. Desperate to tell his parents of the predicament... See full summary »

37. The Wayward Bus (1957)
87 min | Drama
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Joan Collins, Jayne Mansfield and Dan Dailey star in this engaging drama based on a novel by John Steinbeck. Three strangers - a stripper (Mansfield), an alcoholic wife (Collins) and a ... See full summary »

38. That Certain Age (1938)
95 min | Comedy, Musical
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Dashing reporter Vincent Bullit has just returned from covering the Spanish Civil War. His boss, newspaper magnate Fullerton, has more plans to send him off to China. However, first ... See full summary »

39. To Each His Own (1946)
122 min | Drama, Romance
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An unwed mother, forced to give up her child to avoid scandal, follows her son's life from afar even as she prospers in business.

40. The Model and the Marriage Broker (1951)
103 min | Comedy
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Marriage broker Mae Swasey, who somewhat cynically arranges her loser clients' affairs, meets model Kitty Bennett and can't resist meddling in her life, by disentangling her from a married ... See full summary »

41. The Gift of Love (1958)
105 min | Drama, Romance
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Fearing she will die, a physicist's wife hopes her husband will be consoled by the orphan she adopts.

42. Edge of Doom (1950)
99 min | Drama, Film-Noir
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A mentally unbalanced young man kills a priest. One of the priest's colleagues sets out to find the killer.

43. The Jungle Princess (1936)
85 min | Adventure
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Christopher Powell is in Malaysia with his fiancée and her father, capturing wild animals. While out hunting, he is attacked by a tiger, and his native guides run away, leaving him for dead... See full summary »

44. Arise, My Love (1940)
110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter have romantic and dramatic adventures in Europe as World War II begins.

45. The 27th Annual Academy Awards (1955 TV Special)
Family
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47. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)
60 min | Drama
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An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.

48. Teenage Rebel (1956)
94 min | Drama
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Ginger Rogers get her teenage daughter (Betty Lou Keim) back from her ex-husband when she remarries and must win her love.

49. Enter Madame! (1935)
83 min | Comedy, Romance
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Man marries opera singer, winds up taking back seat to her career.

50. Miss Tatlock's Millions (1948)
101 min | Comedy, Romance
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After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions.