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1. Dangerous Crossing (1953)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.0
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When a beautiful bride goes on a ocean liner with her new husband, he goes into hiding, and she becomes the target of a murder conspiracy.

Writers: Leo Townsend, John Dickson Carr | Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Michael Rennie, Max Showalter, Carl Betz

Votes: 1,157

2. The Man with a Cloak (1951)

Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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In 1848 NYC, a Frenchwoman visits exiled former French Marshal Thevenet to ask for his financial help in behalf of his French grandson but Thevenet's house staff schemes to kill him and take his fortune.

Writers: Frank Fenton, John Dickson Carr | Director: Fletcher Markle | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Barbara Stanwyck, Louis Calhern, Leslie Caron

Votes: 643

3. The Burning Court (1962)

110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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A group of people visit a weird old man who is a student of the black arts. The man lives in an ancient, cursed castle. Soon people in the group start being killed off.

Writers: John Dickson Carr, Julien Duvivier, Charles Spaak | Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Nadja Tiller, Jean-Claude Brialy, Perrette Pradier, Edith Scob

Votes: 228

4. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 152

5. Man in Black (1949)

80 min | Thriller, Horror

6.0
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A yogi seemingly dies while simulating death and his evil second wife, and her daughter, try to force his daughter into insanity for control of his estate.

Writers: John Dickson Carr, John Gilling, Francis Searle | Director: Francis Searle | Stars: Betty Ann Davies, Sheila Burrell, Sidney James, Anthony Forwood

Votes: 134

6. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 116

7. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa, Harry Townes

Votes: 115

8. Treacherous Crossing (1992 TV Movie)

PG | 88 min | Drama, Mystery

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In 1947, a passenger on an ocean liner says her husband went missing right after they boarded together, but all evidence shows she's traveling alone.

Writers: John Dickson Carr, Elisa Bell | Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Angie Dickinson, Grant Show, Joseph Bottoms

Votes: 86

9. City After Midnight (1957)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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A series of daring robberies has taken place on Rue des Anges, a quiet street in the town of La Bandelette. Standing by an open window in his study, Sir Maurice Lawes sees a gendarme beaten... See full summary »

Writers: Compton Bennett, John Dickson Carr | Director: Compton Bennett | Stars: Phyllis Kirk, Dan O'Herlihy, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Petula Clark

Votes: 59

10. Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

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He was in charge of the ssdepartment. He investigated unusual cases that didn't fall into any category for the other departments. SS stood for silly stuff. The other inspectors made fun of him. It was a pre curser to x-files.

Stars: Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts, Eric Pohlmann, Doris Nolan

Votes: 54

11. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

7.6
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, Brian Rix, Robert Brown, Carl Bernard

Votes: 53

12. Danger (1950–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Live psychological and murder mystery dramas and one of the first U.S. TV dramas to make effective use of background music.

Stars: Dick Stark, Edward Binns, Joseph Anthony, Richard Kiley

Votes: 45

13. Colonel March Investigates (1955)

70 min | Mystery

5.8
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Writers: John Dickson Carr, Leo Davis | Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Boris Karloff, Sheila Burrell, Anthony Forwood, Sonya Hana

Votes: 44

14. Encounter (1952–1961)

60 min | Drama

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An anthology television series aired from Toronto, Canada, and carried by both CBC Television and ABC. In Canada the series was known as General Motors Presents. The one-hour dramas were ... See full summary »

Stars: Austin Willis, Barry Morse, Katharine Blake, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 15

15. Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956– )
Episode: Error at Daybreak (1956)

Crime, Drama

6.8
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A shady businessman collapses on an oceanside jetty, the apparent victim of a heart attack, but a vacationing March discovers blood and a needle near the body.

Writers: Leslie Slote, John Dickson Carr | Director: Phil Brown | Stars: Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts, Robert Brown, Patricia Marmont

Votes: 13

16. The Unforeseen (1958– )

30 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.0
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An anthology series that appeared twice a week initially. Each episode was a short play covering the inexplicable, the supernatural, the occult or science fiction. Each episode had it's own writer, director, and actors.

Stars: Barry Morse, Ron Hartmann, Chris Wiggins, Gillie Fenwick

Votes: 11

17. Detective (1964–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

9.0
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Anthology series featuring adaptations of detective stories.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ralph Michael, John DeVaut, Esmond Knight

Votes: 8

18. Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956– )
Episode: The Silver Curtain (1956)

30 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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How did Davos end up with a knife in his back? The murder happened behind the "silver curtain" of spray from a fountain. He was alone with Jerry Winton in a dead end alley, but Winton ... See full summary »

Writers: John Dickson Carr, Leslie Slote | Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Boris Karloff, Eric Pohlmann, Anton Diffring, Christine Pollon

Votes: 8

19. Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (1960– )

60 min | Mystery

7.6
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Stars: Robert Flemyng, Helen Hayes, Jason Robards, Joseph N. Welch

Votes: 5

20. Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956– )
Episode: Death in the Dressing Room (1956)

Crime, Drama

5.6
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A Javanese dancer is murdered after alerting Colonel March of danger.

Writers: John Dickson Carr, Leo Davis | Director: Donald Ginsberg | Stars: Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts, Sheila Burrell, Richard Wattis

Votes: 5

21. L'occhio di Giuda (1982 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

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Stars: Adolfo Celi, Daniela Poggi, Gianni Garko, Daniele Griggio

22. The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1960 TV Mini-Series)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Donald Sinden, Richard Pearson, Barbara Brown, Michael Ingrams

23. Morte a passo di valzer (1979 TV Mini-Series)

Thriller

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Stars: Gianni Garko, Marino Campanaro, Claudio Beccari, Emilio Cappuccio

24. Storyboard (1961– )

30 min | Drama

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Anthology series of short plays.

Stars: Robert Arden, Chuck Julian, Michael Alexander, Alan Tilvern

25. Tre colpi di fucile (1982 TV Movie)

Crime, Mystery

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, Umberto Ciappetti | Director: Daniele D'Anza | Stars: Giampiero Albertini, Alberto Lupo, Mariano Rigillo

26. Guilty Party (1956–1957)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Game-Show

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Stars: Jon Farrell, John Arlott, Robert Fabian, Chris Gittins

27. Los suicidios constantes (1961– )

55 min | Mystery

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After a sudden death, members of a family get together at a highland castle, in order to resolve family business...but several suicides take place, in rather mysterious ways...

Stars: Alberto Berco, Hilda Bernard, Graciela Borges, Nathán Pinzón

28. Mado no naka no satsujin (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Mystery

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, Eizo Sugawa | Director: Yoshio Inoue | Stars: Ayumi Ishida, Akira Nakao, Hiroshi Sekiguchi, Toshie Takada

29. La dama dei veleni (1979 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Thriller

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Stars: Ugo Pagliai, Susanna Martinková, Warner Bentivegna, Paola Bacci

30. The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1960– )
Episode: A Dream of Murder (1960)

Drama

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, John Keir Cross, Charles Dickens | Director: Mark Lawton | Stars: Tim Seely, Donald Sinden, Richard Pearson, Barbara Brown

31. The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1960– )
Episode: A Strange Power (1960)

Drama

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, John Keir Cross, Charles Dickens | Director: Mark Lawton | Stars: Tim Seely, Donald Sinden, Richard Pearson, Barbara Brown

33. Detective (1964–1969)
Episode: And So to Murder (1969)

Crime, Drama

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, Paul Wheeler | Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Max Bacon, John Bailey, Stephanie Bidmead, Roger Brierley

34. Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956– )
Episode: At Night All Cats Are Gray (1954)

Crime, Drama

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A French model asks for Colonel March's help just hours before she's found murdered.

Writers: John Dickson Carr, Leslie Slote | Director: Phil Brown | Stars: Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts, Christopher Lee, Fanny Rowe

35. The Unforeseen (1958– )
Episode: Cabin B-13 (1959)

Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, Lester Powell | Stars: Geoffrey Alexander, Mervyn Blake, Sarah Davies, James Doohan

36. Climax! (1954–1958)
Episode: Cabin B-13 (1958)

60 min | Drama

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, Thomas Coley, William Roerick | Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Sebastian Cabot, Hurd Hatfield, Kim Hunter, William Lundigan

37. Suspense (1949–1954)
Episode: Cabin B-13 (1949)

30 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Writer: John Dickson Carr | Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Charles Korvin, Eleanor Lynn

38. Danger (1950–1955)
Episode: Charles Markham, Antique Dealer (1951)

30 min | Drama

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, Sheldon Reynolds | Director: Ted Post | Stars: Richard Fraser, Dick Stark, Marianne Stewart, Jerome Thor

39. The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1960– )
Episode: Daggers Drawn (1960)

Drama

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, John Keir Cross, Charles Dickens | Director: Mark Lawton | Stars: Tim Seely, Donald Sinden, Richard Pearson, Barbara Brown

40. Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956– )
Episode: Death and the Other Monkey (1956)

Crime, Drama

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A biologist is convinced that his test monkey was not only stolen but replaced.

Writers: John Dickson Carr, Leslie Slote | Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts, Percy Marmont, Gudrun Ure

41. Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956– )
Episode: Death in Inner Space (1956)

Crime, Drama

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At an isolated château outside Paris, a scientist insists he's received radio waves emanating from the planet Mars.

Writers: John Dickson Carr, Leslie Slote | Director: Phil Brown | Stars: Boris Karloff, Karel Stepanek, Peter Illing, Rosalie Crutchley

42. La dama dei veleni (1979– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1979)

Thriller

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, Giovannella Gaipa | Director: Silverio Blasi | Stars: Ugo Pagliai, Susanna Martinková, Claudio De Davide, Angelo Pellegrino

43. Morte a passo di valzer (1979– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1979)

Thriller

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, Vieri Razzini | Director: Giovanni Fago | Stars: Lida Bonini, Patrizia Costa, Giancarlo Fantini, Gianni Garko

45. La dama dei veleni (1979– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1979)

Thriller

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, Giovannella Gaipa | Director: Silverio Blasi | Stars: Ugo Pagliai, Susanna Martinková, Anna Maria Gherardi, Luigi Basagaluppi

46. Morte a passo di valzer (1979– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1979)

Thriller

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, Vieri Razzini | Director: Giovanni Fago | Stars: Gianni Garko, Claudio Beccari, Gino Murri, Ruggero De Daninos

47. La dama dei veleni (1979– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1979)

Thriller

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, Giovannella Gaipa | Director: Silverio Blasi | Stars: Ugo Pagliai, Corrado Gaipa, Susanna Martinková, Warner Bentivegna

48. Morte a passo di valzer (1979– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1979)

Thriller

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Writers: John Dickson Carr, Vieri Razzini | Director: Giovanni Fago | Stars: Claudio Caramaschi, Gianni Garko, Raffaele Arena, Jon Lei

49. Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956– )
Episode: Hot Money (1956)

Crime, Drama

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A bank robber accuses a prominent attorney of committing the crime.

Writers: John Dickson Carr, Leslie Slote | Director: Donald Ginsberg | Stars: Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, John Hewer

50. Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956– )
Episode: Murder Is Permanent (1956)

Crime, Drama

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The owner of a beauty salon is found stabbed to death.

Writers: John Dickson Carr, Leslie Slote | Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts, Elspet Gray, Margaret Halstan