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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 boards an 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: 1,196

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: 673

3. The Burning Court (1962)

110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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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: 223

4. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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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: 149

5. The Man in Black (1949)

80 min | Horror, Thriller

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: 136

6. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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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

7. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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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: 113

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

6.2
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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: 60

10. Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Colonel March of The Department of Queer Complaints investigates unusual cases, locked-room murders, and mysteries concerning the supernatural.

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

Votes: 53

11. Colonel March Investigates (1955)

70 min | Mystery

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

Votes: 50

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

Drama

7.8
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 44

13. 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: 39

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

26 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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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: 14

15. Encounter (1952–1961)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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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: 13

16. Detective (1964–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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Anthology series featuring adaptations of detective stories.

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

Votes: 8

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

30 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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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: Leslie Slote, John Dickson Carr | Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Boris Karloff, Eric Pohlmann, Anton Diffring, Christine Pollon

Votes: 8

18. The Unforeseen (1958– )

30 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.4
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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: 7

19. Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (1960– )

60 min | Mystery

8.0
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Stars: Joseph N. Welch, Louis Edmonds, Robert Flemyng, Helen Hayes

Votes: 6

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

27 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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A French model asks for Colonel March's help just hours before she's found murdered.

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

Votes: 5

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

26 min | Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 5

22. Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956– )
Episode: The Sorcerer (1956)

26 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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A psychologist is found dead in a seemingly sealed room. Inspector March needs to decide who had the most reason to kill him, and how did they accomplish the task.

Writers: Paul Monash, John Dickson Carr | Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts, Phil Brown, Gerard Heinz

Votes: 5

23. 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

24. Guilty Party (1956–1957)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Game-Show

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

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

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

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

180 min | Thriller

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

27. 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

28. Storyboard (1961– )

30 min | Drama

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Anthology series of short plays.

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

29. 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

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

100 min | Crime, Mystery

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

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

Drama

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

32. 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

33. 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

35. 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

36. 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

37. 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

38. 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

39. 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

40. 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

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

26 min | 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

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

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

43. 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

44. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

50. 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