Most Popular Titles With G. Pat Collins
- Movies or TV
1. The Naked City (1948)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Amid a semi-documentary portrait of New York and its people, Jean Dexter, an attractive blonde model, is murdered in her apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran ... See full summary »
2. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Unrated | 136 min | Drama, War
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.
3. The Fountainhead (1949)
Approved | 114 min | Drama
An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.
4. White Heat (1949)
Not Rated | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn
5. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
30 min | Western
Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »
6. Neptune's Daughter (1949)
95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A swimsuit fashion designer is determined to protect her scatterbrained sister from a South American heart-breaker, but a case of mistaken identity complicates matters.
7. The Big Shakedown (1934)
64 min | Crime, Drama
Racketeers flood the market with counterfeit cosmetics and drugs, causing some tragedies.
8. The Pride of St. Louis (1952)
Unrated | 93 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a major-league baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs in the 1930s and 1940s.
9. A Lawless Street (1955)
Passed | 78 min | Western
A Marshal must face unpleasant facts about his past when he attempts to run a criminal gang out of town.
10. Romance on the High Seas (1948)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Romantic misunderstandings abound when spouses suspect each other of being unfaithful, and a nightclub singer takes a cruise under a false identity.
Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, I.A.L. Diamond, Sixto Pondal Ríos, Carlos A. Olivari | Directors: Michael Curtiz, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day, Don DeFore
11. They Died with Their Boots On (1941)
Approved | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Highly fictionalized account (see the IMDB 'goofs' for examples) of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big ... See full summary »
12. Manhattan Melodrama (1934)
Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.
13. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1953)
TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family
Bud and Lou are unemployed actors living in Mr. Fields' boarding house. Lou's girlfriend Hillary lives across the hall. Any premise would lead to slapstick, puns, lots of gimmicks from their movies.
15. San Francisco (1936)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco.
16. Topper (1953–1955)
30 min | Fantasy, Comedy
This series was about a somewhat grumpy and uptight banker, Cosmo Topper, and the ghosts which only he could see or hear, George and Marion Kerby. The Kerbys would often try to get Cosmo to... See full summary »
17. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952– )
30 min | Comedy, Mystery
Jerry and Pamela North live in Greenwich Village in New York City. Jerry is a mystery magazine publisher who thinks he is a good amateur detective. He and his wife investigate various ... See full summary »
18. The Dark Past (1948)
Approved | 75 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
An escaped psychopathic killer who takes the family and neighbors of police psychologist hostage reveals a recurring nightmare to the doctor.
19. Anything Goes (1936)
92 min | Comedy, Musical
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English ... See full summary »
20. The Las Vegas Story (1952)
88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The Las Vegas visit of singer Linda Rollins and her shady businessman husband leads to murder, and the cop on the case is Linda's old flame.
21. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
25 min | Drama, Western
An anthology based (earlier moreso than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Powell was often the star as well as the host.
22. The Sheepman (1958)
Approved | 85 min | Western
A stranger in a Western cattle-town behaves with remarkable self-assurance, establishing himself as a man to be reckoned with. The reason appears with his stock: a herd of sheep, which he ... See full summary »
23. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him.
25. The Racket (1928)
Passed | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An honest police captain vows to bring down a powerful bootlegger who is protected by corrupt politicians and judges.
26. The Texan (1958–1960)
30 min | Western
The Texan, a Civil War Veteran whose reputation of being the fastest gun in the west precedes him, roams across Texas from town to town, not looking for trouble , but trouble finds him.
27. 99 River Street (1953)
Approved | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An former boxer, turned cab driver, has to hide from the police, when his badgering wife is murdered by the jewel thief she was having an affair with.
29. Ten Wanted Men (1955)
Approved | 80 min | Action, Drama, Romance
When his ward seeks protection with rival cattleman John Stewart, embittered, jealous rancher Wick Campbell hires ten outlaws to help him seize power in the territory.
30. Dead End (1937)
Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The Dead End Kids, an unemployed architect, and gangster Baby Face Martin interact with an East Side neighborhood over one day and night.
31. The Clown (1953)
91 min | Drama
Once a famous Ziegfeld star, Dodo Delwyn, is reduced to playing clowns in burlesque and amusement parks as a result of his drinking. His son Little Dink idolizes Dodo and faithfully ... See full summary »
32. Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951–1958)
30 min | Western
Hickok rode Buckshot and 300-pound Jingles rode Joker. Jingles described Hickok as "the bravest, Strongest, fightingest U.S. Marshal in the whole West." And that's about it: he beat up all the bad guys and somehow kept his good looks.
33. The Naked Street (1955)
84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A mobster (Quinn) springs a condemmed murderer (Grainger) because he got his sister (Bancroft) pregnant.
35. Rescue 8 (1958– )
30 min | Drama
The experiences of two rescue specialists with the L.A. County Fire Department, whose job is to rescue people from dangerous, life-threatening situations (car accidents, cave-ins, stranded ... See full summary »
36. Above and Beyond (1952)
122 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Story of Col. Paul Tibbetts, the man who piloted the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in World War 2.
37. Hold Your Man (1933)
Passed | 87 min | Drama, Romance
Ruby falls in love with small-time con man Eddie. During a botched blackmail scheme, Eddie accidentally kills the man they were setting up. Eddie takes off and Ruby is sent to a reformatory for two years.
38. Brother Orchid (1940)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When retired racket boss John Sarto tries to reclaim his place and former friends try to kill him, he finds solace in a monastery and reinvents himself as a pious monk.
39. 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932)
Unrated | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Brash hoodlum Tom Connors enters Sing Sing cocksure of himself and disrespectful toward authority, but his tough but compassionate warden changes him.
40. Double Wedding (1937)
Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
Two sisters of differing temperaments, the younger's milquetoast fiancé, and a free spirited artist in an auto trailer have romantic complications in this screwball comedy.
41. The Fastest Gun Alive (1956)
Approved | 89 min | Western
Whenever it becomes known how good he is with guns, ex-gunman George and his wife Dora have to flee the town, in fear of all the gunmen who might want to challenge him. Unfortunately he ... See full summary »
42. Heroes for Sale (1933)
76 min | Drama, War
The saga of Tom Holmes - a man of principles - from the Great War to the Great Depression. Will he ever get a break? His war heroics earn fame and a medal for someone else, and his wounds ... See full summary »
43. Invisible Stripes (1939)
Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An ex-con who wants to go straight has difficulties trying to reintegrate into society while on parole.
44. Navy Blues (1941)
Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
On a layover in Hawaii two conniving Navy seamen borrow money to lay down bets that their ship will win the upcoming gunnery practice trophy, having found out that the current gunnery champ... See full summary »
45. Call Her Savage (1932)
TV-PG | 88 min | Drama
Sexy Texas gal storms her way through life, brawling and boozing until her luck runs out, forcing her to learn the errors of her ways.
47. The Woman on Pier 13 (1949)
73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Successful, newly married Brad Collins once belonged to the Communist Party of the USA, and now the Party will stop at nothing to use him.
48. Three Hours to Kill (1954)
Approved | 77 min | Mystery, Western
After three years on the run, Jim Guthrie returns with the scar of a rope burn on his neck. In flashback we learn how he was framed for murder but then escaped from the lynch mob just as he... See full summary »
50. The Wild North (1952)
97 min | Adventure, Western
In the Canadian mountains, a trapper goes on the run accused of a crime, and is pursued by a rugged and determined lawman.