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1. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Franchot Tone

Votes: 181

2. Dodsworth (1936)

Passed | 101 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life.

Writers: Sinclair Lewis, Sidney Howard | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, Mary Astor

Votes: 5,861

3. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 89

4. The Prudential Family Playhouse (1950–1951)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Live dramatic series featuring top rated actors in adaptations of Broadway plays or top rated novels.

Stars: Walter Abel, Gertrude Lawrence, Kevin McCarthy, John McQuade

Votes: 20

5. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 58

6. Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950–1952)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Dramatic anthology series presenting plays adopted from Pulitzer Prize winning stories, plays, novels, etc.

Stars: Elmer Davis, Charles Dingle, Richard Bishop, Joan Chandler

Votes: 21

7. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
Episode: Homeward Borne (1957)

82 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Just after World War Two ends, an American woman takes in a Polish war orphan boy, a concentration camp survivor. But conflict arises when her husband, a returning Air Force bomber pilot,hates the boy and his psychological baggage.

Writers: Ruth Chatterton, Halsted Welles | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Linda Darnell, Richard Kiley, Keith Andes, Richard Eyer

Votes: 8

8. The Rich Are Always with Us (1932)

TV-G | 71 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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The ten year marriage of of Caroline Van Dyke and Greg Grannard is falling apart. A young woman, Allison, plots to become his second wife. Caroline's friend, novelist Julian, has long loved... See full summary »

Writers: Ethel Pettit, Austin Parker | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Bette Davis, John Miljan

Votes: 488

9. The Laughing Lady (1929)

80 min | Drama

7.2
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Writers: Bartlett Cormack, Arthur Richman, Alfred Sutro | Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Clive Brook, Dan Healy, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 22

10. Unfaithful (1931)

85 min | Drama

7.1
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In this society drama set in contemporary England, a noblewoman pretends to be an adulteress in order to protect her sister-in-law, who actually is.

Writers: Eve Unsell, John Van Druten | Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, Paul Cavanagh, Juliette Compton

Votes: 24

11. Frisco Jenny (1932)

Unrated | 73 min | Drama

6.9
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Frisco Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. She puts her son up for adoption and he rises to prominence as district ... See full summary »

Writers: Wilson Mizner, Robert Lord, Gerald Beaumont, Lillie Hayward, John Francis Larkin | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Louis Calhern, Helen Jerome Eddy, Donald Cook

Votes: 611

12. Female (1933)

Unrated | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Alison Drake, the tough-minded executive of an automobile factory, succeeds in the man's world of business until she meets an independent design engineer.

Writers: Gene Markey, Kathryn Scola, Donald Henderson Clarke | Directors: Michael Curtiz, William Dieterle, William A. Wellman | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Lois Wilson, Johnny Mack Brown

Votes: 1,045

13. Anybody's Woman (1930)

80 min | Drama

6.8
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Writers: Zoe Akins, Doris Anderson, Gouverneur Morris | Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Clive Brook, Paul Lukas, Huntley Gordon

Votes: 63

14. The Magnificent Lie (1931)

81 min | Drama

6.7
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A nightclub singer, taking pity on a blind soldier, pretends that she is the woman he once loved before he was wounded.

Writers: Vincent Lawrence, Leonard Merrick, Samuel Raphaelson | Director: Berthold Viertel | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Ralph Bellamy, Stuart Erwin, Françoise Rosay

Votes: 21

15. Girls' Dormitory (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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When a busybody teacher in a girls' finishing school finds a love letter from a student to an unknown man, a minor scandal erupts.

Writers: Gene Markey, Ladislas Fodor | Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Herbert Marshall, Ruth Chatterton, Simone Simon, Constance Collier

Votes: 167

16. The Rat (1937)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Jean Boucheron the cat burglar is the darling of the Montmartre whores--and catches the eye of slumming socialite Zelia de Chaumont, who decides to "reform" him. A complication is his ... See full summary »

Writers: Romney Brent, Constance Collier, Marjorie Gaffney, Miles Malleson, Ivor Novello, Hans Rameau | Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Anton Walbrook, René Ray, Beatrix Lehmann

Votes: 26

17. Lilly Turner (1933)

Unrated | 65 min | Drama

6.5
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A carnival magician deserts his wife when he finds out she's pregnant. She then marries the carnival's barker, but finds herself attracted to a young engineer.

Writers: Gene Markey, Kathryn Scola, Phillip Dunning, George Abbott | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Frank McHugh, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 254

18. Once a Lady (1931)

80 min | Drama

6.4
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Writers: Zoe Akins, Samuel Hoffenstein, Bernauer Osterreicher | Director: Guthrie McClintic | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Ivor Novello, Jill Esmond, Geoffrey Kerr

Votes: 18

19. Paramount on Parade (1930)

102 min | Musical

6.2
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A musical revue that basically has Paramount stars and contract-players doing things some had never done on screen, and wouldn't again; such as Ruth Chatteron , in a French-café setting ... See full summary »

Writer: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Directors: Dorothy Arzner, Otto Brower, Edmund Goulding, Victor Heerman, Edwin H. Knopf, Rowland V. Lee, Ernst Lubitsch, Lothar Mendes, Victor Schertzinger, A. Edward Sutherland, Frank Tuttle | Stars: Jean Arthur, Clara Bow, Maurice Chevalier, Gary Cooper

Votes: 175

20. Hamlet (1953 TV Movie)

115 min | Drama

6.2
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This vibrant and colourful new cinema version of William Shakespeare's most popular tragedy features a powerful performance in the lead role by rising star William Houston. With superb ... See full summary »

Writers: Mildred Freed Alberg, Thomas Hughes Sand, William Shakespeare | Director: Albert McCleery | Stars: Maurice Evans, Wesley Addy, Norman Barrs, Francis Bethencourt

Votes: 13

21. Journal of a Crime (1934)

TV-PG | 65 min | Drama

6.2
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A wife shoots her husband's mistress. Afterwards, she is tormented by guilt when someone else is blamed for the crime.

Writers: F. Hugh Herbert, Charles Kenyon, Jacques Deval | Director: William Keighley | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Adolphe Menjou, Claire Dodd, George Barbier

Votes: 162

22. Celanese Theatre (1951–1952)

60 min | Drama

6.2
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This program consisted of adaptations of high-quality plays written by leading playwrights.

Stars: Philip Coolidge, Wendell Corey, Ralph Morgan, Wesley Addy

Votes: 14

23. Charming Sinners (1929)

66 min | Drama

6.2
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Writers: W. Somerset Maugham, Doris Anderson | Director: Robert Milton | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Clive Brook, Mary Nolan, William Powell

Votes: 32

24. The Crash (1932)

TV-G | 58 min | Drama

6.1
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Rich couple loses their fortune in stock market crash.

Writers: Earl Baldwin, Larry Barretto | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Lois Wilson, Barbara Leonard

Votes: 167

25. The Lady of Scandal (1930)

Passed | 76 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A famous British actress gets involved with two members of a reserved British noble family, whose plan to get rid of her backfires.

Writers: Frederick Lonsdale, Hanns Kräly, Claudine West, Edwin Justus Mayer | Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Basil Rathbone, Ralph Forbes, Nance O'Neil

Votes: 63

26. Sarah and Son (1930)

86 min | Drama

6.0
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A ne'er-do-well husband, after years of abusing his wife, disappears with their son, and winds up selling him to a wealthy family. Years later, the wife--now a world-famous opera singer--... See full summary »

Writers: Zoe Akins, Timothy Shea | Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Fredric March, Fuller Mellish Jr., Gilbert Emery

Votes: 111

27. The Right to Love (1930)

79 min | Drama

5.9
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A woman becomes estranged from her daughter when the girl learns that she is illegitimate.

Writers: Zoe Akins, Susan Glaspell | Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, David Manners, Irving Pichel

Votes: 14

28. Lady of Secrets (1936)

73 min | Drama

5.9
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Because of a very unhappy affair she had earlier in her life, a woman shuts herself off from the rest of the world.

Writers: Zoe Akins, Joseph Anthony, Katharine Brush | Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Otto Kruger, Lionel Atwill, Marian Marsh

Votes: 15

29. Sins of the Fathers (1928)

Drama

5.8
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A married restaurant owner is persuaded to become a bootlegger by a beautiful young girl. When he starts making money at it, she steals it, then runs off with another man. His wife finds ... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Burnstine, Julian Johnson, E. Lloyd Sheldon | Director: Ludwig Berger | Stars: Emil Jannings, Ruth Chatterton, Barry Norton, Jean Arthur

Votes: 10

30. Tomorrow and Tomorrow (1932)

80 min | Drama

5.8
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A young wife wants to have children, but her husband neglects her. She confides her longings to a handsome brain surgeon. Complications ensue.

Writers: Philip Barry, Josephine Lovett | Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Robert Ames, Paul Lukas, Harold Minjir

Votes: 5

31. The Dummy (1929)

60 min | Comedy

5.8
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Writers: Harriet Ford, Harvey J. O'Higgins, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Directors: Robert Milton, Louis J. Gasnier | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Fredric March, John Cromwell, Fred Kohler

Votes: 9

32. Madame X (1929)

Passed | 95 min | Drama

5.7
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A young lawyer unknowingly defends his mother who abandoned him when he was three.

Writers: Alexandre Bisson, Willard Mack | Director: Lionel Barrymore | Stars: Lewis Stone, Ruth Chatterton, Raymond Hackett, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 240

33. The Doctor's Secret (1929)

61 min | Drama

4.8
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Writers: J.M. Barrie, William C. de Mille | Director: William C. de Mille | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, H.B. Warner, John Loder, Robert Edeson

Votes: 5

34. A Royal Divorce (1938)

85 min | Drama, History

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The love affair between the Frence Emperor Napoleon and the lady Josephine leads through Napoleon's rise to power and their eventual divorce.

Writers: Miles Malleson, Jacques Théry | Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Pierre Blanchar, Frank Cellier, Carol Goodner

35. 20th Century Fox Promotional Film (1936)

Not rated | 15 min | Documentary, Short

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Jimmy Fiddler takes viewers on a tour of the newly formed Fox Studios, showing all departments, writers, producers, technicians, and actors at work.

Director: Uncredited | Stars: Astrid Allwyn, Warner Baxter, Irving Berlin, Lou Breslow

36. Hollywood on Parade No. A-13 (1933)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

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Director: Louis Lewyn | Stars: Buster Keaton, Warner Baxter, Joan Bennett, Joan Blondell

37. Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950–1952)
Episode: Alison's House (1952)

Drama

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The house of Alison Stanhope, the country's foremost poet who's been dead for 18 years, must now be sold. But it may hold secrets that could harm those she loved. Based upon Susan ... See full summary »

Writer: Susan Glaspell | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Elmer Davis, Otto Kruger

38. The Prudential Family Playhouse (1950–1951)
Episode: Dodsworth (1950)

Drama

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Writers: Robert Anderson, Sidney Howard, Sinclair Lewis | Director: Donald Davis | Stars: John Baragrey, Barbara Robbins, Lili Valenty, Leslie Barrie

39. Celanese Theatre (1951–1952)
Episode: Old Acquaintance (1951)

Drama

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Old friends Kit Marlowe and Millie Drake adopt contrasting lifestyles: Kit is a single, critically acclaimed author while married Millie writes popular pulp novels.

Writer: John Van Druten | Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Edna Best, Ruth Chatterton

40. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)
Episode: Suspect (1948)

Drama

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Writers: Reginald Denham, Edward Percy | Director: Fred Coe | Stars: Bert Lytell, Ruth Chatterton, Bramwell Fletcher, Michael Duane

41. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)
Episode: The Paper Moon (1952)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Ilka Chase, Ruth Chatterton, Richard Kiley, Ruth Matteson