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1. Not Exactly Gentlemen (1931)

Passed | 70 min | Western

7.9
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Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Fay Wray, Lew Cody, Robert Warwick

Votes: 10

2. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 873

3. Fast Workers (1933)

Passed | 66 min | Drama

7.7
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Gunner and Bucker are pals who work as riveters. Whenever Bucker gets the urge to marry, which is often, Gunner will hit on his girl to see if she is true or not. So far, Gunner has not ... See full summary »

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: John Gilbert, Robert Armstrong, Mae Clarke, Muriel Kirkland

Votes: 634

4. The Arkansas Traveler (1938)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Bob Burns, Fay Bainter, John Beal, Jean Parker

Votes: 19

5. If I Had a Million (1932)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A dying tycoon gives million-dollar windfalls to eight people picked from the city directory.

Directors: James Cruze, H. Bruce Humberstone, Ernst Lubitsch, Norman Z. McLeod, Lothar Mendes, Stephen Roberts, William A. Seiter, Norman Taurog | Stars: Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton, W.C. Fields, George Raft

Votes: 1,242

6. Laughter in Hell (1933)

70 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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In the late 1800s, a man is sentenced to life at hard labor for killing his wife and her lover.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Tommy Conlon, Merna Kennedy, Berton Churchill

Votes: 46

7. The Ken Murray Show (1950– )

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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Stars: Ken Murray, Darla Hood, The Enchanters, Jack Mulhall

Votes: 9

8. Mountain Music (1937)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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Mary Beamish (Martha Raye), a folksy Ozark girl, yearns for the glitter of show business and for a man. She knows she is anything but gorgeous, but figures her enthusiasm offsets that small... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Bob Burns, Martha Raye, John Howard, Terry Walker

Votes: 11

9. Picture People No. 3: Hobbies of the Stars (1941)

Approved | 9 min | Short

7.0
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Helen Broderick narrates this entry in the series which presents the hobbies of various film personalities; Claire Trevor takes a 16mm camera and uses it to record interesting things she ... See full summary »

Director: M. Clay Adams | Stars: Helen Broderick, John Beal, Claire Trevor, Alexander Korda

Votes: 5

10. Hoopla (1933)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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A hula dancer at a carnival sets out to seduce the son of the show's manager.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Clara Bow, Preston Foster, Richard Cromwell, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 192

11. Young as You Feel (1931)

78 min | Comedy

6.9
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Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Will Rogers, Fifi D'Orsay, Lucien Littlefield, Don Dillaway

Votes: 16

12. Southern Exposure (1935)

21 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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Connie Chase receives a letter from Chaseville in Chase County, Kentucky, informing her that her lawyer husband, Jimmie, is a descendant of the Blue Grass State Chases. Assuming that they ... See full summary »

Director: Charley Chase | Stars: Charley Chase, Constance Bergen, Bob Burns, Jessie Arnold

Votes: 57

13. Wells Fargo (1937)

Passed | 97 min | History, Western

6.7
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The life and career of a Wells Fargo official frames this fictionalized account of the express company's formation.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Joel McCrea, Bob Burns, Frances Dee, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 324

14. Quick Millions (1931)

72 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Truck driver Bugs Raymond organizes the trucking associations and takes protection money. Now rich, he decides to marry socialite Dorothy Stone. She rejects him for another, so he makes plans to kidnap her on her wedding day.

Director: Rowland Brown | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Marguerite Churchill, Sally Eilers, Bob Burns

Votes: 107

15. Rhythm on the Range (1936)

Approved | 87 min | Musical, Romance, Western

6.4
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Cowboy Jeff Larabee returns from the east and meets Doris Halloway, a young girl, that he regards as a vagabond, till he learns that she's the owner of the farm where he works. He tries to ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Bing Crosby, Frances Farmer, Bob Burns, Martha Raye

Votes: 221

16. Radio City Revels (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.4
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A songwriter uses the songs one of his pupils writes while sleeping for his own contract.

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Bob Burns, Jack Oakie, Kenny Baker, Ann Miller

Votes: 92 | Gross: $0.51M

17. I'm from Missouri (1939)

80 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.4
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Sweeney Bliss, champion mule raiser in Missouri, takes his prize mule Samson to London, where the British government is trying to decide whether to buy mules or tractors for its colonial ... See full summary »

Director: Theodore Reed | Stars: Bob Burns, Gladys George, Gene Lockhart, Judith Barrett

Votes: 8

18. Comin' Round the Mountain (1940)

63 min | Comedy

6.3
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Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Bob Burns, Una Merkel, Jerry Colonna, Don Wilson

Votes: 13

19. Up the River (1930)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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When paroled trustee Steve and former inmate Judy who try to put their criminal lives behind them are blackmailed, two career criminals come to their rescue.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Claire Luce, Warren Hymer, Humphrey Bogart

Votes: 825

20. Waikiki Wedding (1937)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.1
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A beauty contest winner of the "Miss Pineapple Princess" pageant takes part in a publicity scheme in Hawaii, and is pursued by an advertising executive for the agency doing the promotion.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Burns, Martha Raye, Shirley Ross

Votes: 203

21. The Big Broadcast of 1937 (1936)

100 min | Comedy, Musical

6.1
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A cream-of-the-crop gathering of 1930's radio stars, who lend themselves to a storyline about a failing radio station which needs to put on a huge ratings winner to have any chance of ... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Jack Benny, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bob Burns

Votes: 236

22. Our Leading Citizen (1939)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

6.1
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Lem Schofield practices law in a formerly small-town that has grown to be an industrialized big city, He bases his ideals on the examples set by Abraham Lincoln and never waivers in them ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Bob Burns, Susan Hayward, Joseph Allen, Elizabeth Patterson

Votes: 15

23. Tombstone Canyon (1932)

62 min | Western

6.0
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Maynard hears the cry of the weird masked "phantom" of Tombstone Canyon. The plot thickens when Maynard discovers a man with a key to his past has been murdered by the phantom.

Director: Alan James | Stars: Ken Maynard, Cecilia Parker, Sheldon Lewis, Frank Brownlee

Votes: 106

24. Tropic Holiday (1938)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Music

6.0
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A Hollywood screenwriter looking for inspiration for his next film goes to Mexico, where he runs into a beautiful Mexican girl who sets her sights on him.

Director: Theodore Reed | Stars: Bob Burns, Dorothy Lamour, Ray Milland, Martha Raye

Votes: 26

25. Alias the Deacon (1940)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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A hillbilly deacon, who is actually a cardsharp in disguise, becomes involved in a small-town fight game.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Bob Burns, Mischa Auer, Peggy Moran, Dennis O'Keefe

Votes: 7

26. Spitfire (1934)

Passed | 87 min | Drama

5.5
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Mountain girl Trigger Hicks, a fierce loner equally handy with a rock or a prayer, is in danger of having her faith-healing mistaken for witchcraft by the neighbors. She shows a vulnerable ... See full summary »

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Robert Young, Ralph Bellamy, Martha Sleeper

Votes: 573

27. Belle of the Yukon (1944)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.4
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In the Yukon mining town of Malemute, saloon owner John Calhoun and an assortment of shady characters are after the bags of gold dust the miners deposit in the new bank managed by Calhoun himself.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Randolph Scott, Gypsy Rose Lee, Dinah Shore, Bob Burns

Votes: 277

28. Lazy River (1934)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Romance

5.4
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Three ex-cons help save a mother and daughter's shrimp business from wicked slavers.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Jean Parker, Robert Young, Ted Healy, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 57

29. Heaven on Earth (1931)

Passed | 77 min | Drama

5.2
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A young boy finds out that the man he thought was his father actually killed his real father, then adopted him.

Directors: Russell Mack, Bert Glennon | Stars: Lew Ayres, Anita Louise, Harry Beresford, Elizabeth Patterson

Votes: 11

30. Roof Tops of Manhattan (1935)

22 min | Musical, Short

5.1
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Musical performances set in a rooftop nightclub in Manhattan.

Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: Gil Lamb, Deane Janis, Bob Burns, Beverly Phalon

Votes: 29

31. Soaring Stars (1942)

Approved | 10 min | Short, Comedy

4.6
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Two autograph hounds attend an air show at Santa Anita racetrack.

Director: Basil Wrangell | Stars: Sally Payne, Mary Treen, Richard Arlen, Freddie Bartholomew

Votes: 24

32. The Windjammer (1945)

Approved | 56 min | Comedy, Music

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Scott Elliott, a discharged WWII Navy officer and a film executive in civilian life, passes through a small Arkansas town, and meets Bob Burns, a farmer, and his daughter. As a film ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Bob Burns, Gale Robbins, Scott Elliott, Kenneth MacDonald

33. Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 10: Famous Fathers and Sons (1946)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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This Screen Snapshots (production number 7860) goes on informal visits with Hollywood's famous fathers and their sons. Home movies for the future.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Noah Beery Jr., Noah Beery, Johnny Mack Brown, Bob Burns

34. Screen Snapshots Series 18, No. 2 (1938)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Viewers visit Bob Burns' ranch; Tyrone Power and his mother dedicate a plaque to the memory of his father, Tyrone Power Sr., at the Hollywood Bowl; Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy leave ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Edgar Bergen, Bob Burns, Leo Carrillo, Charlie McCarthy

35. Unusual Occupations L-5-6 (1946)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

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This entry of the "Unusual Occupations" series (number 6 of the 1945-46 production season)visits comedian/actor/Bazooka player Bob Burns, who many unusual hobbies. Then the camera drops in ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Carlisle | Stars: Bob Burns, Joseff, Dorothy Liebes

36. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)
Episode: Episode #8.21 (1955)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

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Stars: Ed Sullivan, Harry von Zell, Eve Arden, Edward Arnold

37. The Ken Murray Show (1950– )
Episode: Episode dated 21 October 1950 (1950)

Comedy, Music

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Stars: Ken Murray, Laurie Anders, Joe Besser, Bob Burns