Most Popular Titles With Chester Conklin

1. The Great Dictator (1940)
125 min | Comedy, Drama, War
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Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

2. Modern Times (1936)
87 min | Comedy, Drama
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Metascore: 96/100 (4 reviews)

The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

3. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
129 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

4. Make Room for Daddy (1953–1965)
30 min | Comedy, Family
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Danny Williams, a successful nightclub singer, encounters a variety of difficult or amusing situations in trying to balance his career with his family; his outspoken wife Cathy, teenage ... See full summary »

5. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
93 min | Horror
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A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer.

6. The Wizard of Oz (1925)
81 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Adventure
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Dorothy, heir to the Oz throne, must take it back from the wicked Prime Minister Kruel with the help of three farmhands.

7. A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Comedy western in which a traveler bets more money than he can afford in a poker game, and unusual events follow.

8. Greed (1924)
140 min | Drama
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The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved.

9. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.

10. I Married a Witch (1942)
77 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A beautiful 17th-century witch returns to life to plague politician Wallace Wooley, descendant of her persecutor.

11. Li'l Abner (1959)
114 min | Comedy, Musical, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

As Sadie Hawkins Day approaches, Daisy Mae hopes to win the hand of Li'l Abner by catching him in the traditional race. A senator comes to visit to tell the residents of Dogpatch that their... See full summary »

12. The Palm Beach Story (1942)
88 min | Romance, Comedy
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An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire.

13. Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
94 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
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Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy.

14. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
15. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)
60 min | Comedy, Romance
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16. Two Sisters from Boston (1946)
112 min | Comedy, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C Susie. When her... See full summary »

17. Son of Paleface (1952)
95 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
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In this sequel to "The Paleface", Bob Hope and Jane Russell return as the lead characters. Hope plays Junior Potter, who returns to claim his father's gold, which is nowhere to be found. ... See full summary »

18. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
98 min | Comedy, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

After an all-night send-off party for the troops, a small-town girl wakes up to find herself married and pregnant, but with no memory of her husband's identity.

19. Brewster's Millions (1945)
79 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Monty Brewster is a penniless, former U.S. Army soldier back from World War II Europe who learns that he has inherited $8 million from a distant relative. But there's a catch: he must spend... See full summary »

20. Knock on Any Door (1949)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Andrew Morton is an attorney who made it out of the slums. Nick Romano is his client, a young man with a long string of crimes behind him. After he lost his paycheck gambling, hoping to buy... See full summary »

21. In Old California (1942)
88 min | Western
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Boston pharmacist Tom Craig comes to Sacramento, where he runs afoul of local political boss Britt Dawson, who exacts protection payment from the citizenry. Dawson frames Craig with ... See full summary »

22. Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958)
103 min | Comedy
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A Movie star has triplets, but does not want her beloved public to find out. Has she made a mistake in hiring Jerry Lewis as the babysitter ?

23. My Favorite Spy (1951)
93 min | Comedy, Crime, Music, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Peanuts White, a burlesque comic, is recruited by U.S. agents to impersonate international spy Eric Augustine (whom White resembles) in a mission to purchase a million-dollar microfilm in ... See full summary »

24. Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
101 min | Comedy, War
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Having been discharged from the Marines for a hayfever condition before ever seeing action, Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith (Eddie Bracken) delays the return to his hometown, feeling ... See full summary »

25. Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)
82 min | Comedy
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Charlie talks wealthy farmer's daughter Tillie into eloping with him (and taking her father's money). In the city Tillie gets drunk and lands in jail while Charlie runs off with her money ... See full summary »

26. Merton of the Movies (1947)
82 min | Comedy, Romance
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A Kansas bumpkin goes to Hollywood to become a movie star and gets a job burlesquing his favorite actor - only he thinks the role is serious.

27. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)
30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. He would then be surprised with the news that he was to be the featured guest. Next he was ... See full summary »

28. Tulsa (1949)
90 min | Action, Drama, Romance, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

It's Tulsa, Oklahoma at the start of the oil boom and Cherokee Lansing's rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company. Cherokee plans revenge by bringing in her own wells... See full summary »

29. My Friend Irma (1949)
103 min | Comedy, Romance
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Prototype dumb blonde Irma and her slacker, wheeler-dealer boyfriend Al interfere in the love life of Irma's level-headed room mate Jane.

30. The Show of Shows (1929)
128 min | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice gave offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite actors and actresses from the silent screen era to see and for the first time can ... See full summary »

31. Private Hell 36 (1954)
81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When 2 detectives steal $80,000 from a dead robber, one of them suffers from a guilty conscience which could lead to murder.

32. Fancy Pants (1950)
92 min | Comedy, Musical, Western
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An American actor (Arthur Tyler) impersonating an English butler is hired by a nouveau riche woman (Effie Floud) from New Mexico to refine her husband and headstrong daughter (Aggie). The ... See full summary »

33. Making a Living (1914)
13 min | Short, Comedy
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An out-of-work swindler takes a job as a reporter. After witnessing a car go over cliff, he grabs a rival reporter's camera and races to the newspaper office to enter the photo as his own. ... See full summary »

34. The Perils of Pauline (1947)
96 min | Biography, Comedy
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The real life story of actress Pearl White during her rise to fame in silent serials.

35. One Foot in Heaven (1941)
108 min | Biography, Drama
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Episodic look at the life of a minister and his family as they move from one parish to another.

36. The Beast with a Million Eyes (1955)
75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

A dysfunctional family operating an isolated date farm in the California desert is threatened by the arrival of an extra-terrestrial.

37. My Wild Irish Rose (1947)
101 min | Biography, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The life of Irish tenor Chauncey Olcott is chronicled from his childhood to his days as the toast of New York. In between, his rise to the top is complicated by romances with two women: his... See full summary »

38. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)
134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.

39. The Virginian (1929)
91 min | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A good-natured cowboy who is romancing the new schoolmarm has a crisis of conscience when he discovers his best friend is engaged in cattle rustling.

40. Let's Dance (1950)
112 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance
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Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a ... See full summary »

41. The Great Moment (1944)
83 min | Comedy, Drama
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The biography of Dr. W. T. Morgan, a 19th century Boston dentist, during his quest to have anesthesia, in the form of ether, accepted by the public and the medical and dental establishment.

42. The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)
130 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A dramatised life of Samuel Langhorn Clemens, or Mark Twain.

43. Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
97 min | Comedy, Drama, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Starting in 1913 movie director Connors discovers singer Molly Adair. As she becomes a star she marries an actor, so Connors fires them. She asks for him as director of her next film. Many silent stars shown making the transition to sound.

44. Little Giant (1946)
90 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Lou Costello plays a country bumpkin vacuum-cleaner salesman, working for the company run by the crooked Bud Abbott. To try to keep him under his thumb, Abbott convinces Costello that he's ... See full summary »

45. Can't Help Singing (1944)
90 min | Musical, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A senator's daughter (who can't help singing) follows her boyfriend West in the days of the California gold rush.

46. Twenty Minutes of Love (1914)
20 min | Comedy, Short
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Charlie is hanging around in the park, finding problems with a jealous suitor, a man who thinks that Charlie has robbed him a watch, a policeman and even a little boy, all because our friend can't stop snooping.

47. The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949)
77 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Saloon-bar singer Freddie gets very angry whenever boyfriend Blackie seems to be playing around. She always packs a six-shooter, so this is bad news for anything that happens to be in the ... See full summary »

48. The Milkman (1950)
87 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Roger Bradley, son of a milk magnate, isn't allowed to work for his dad's company because of a lingering war trauma: in moments of stress he quacks like a duck. Desperate to escape from ... See full summary »

49. Right Cross (1950)
90 min | Drama, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Prizefighter Johnny is in love with his promoter O'Malley's daughter Pat. His best friend, sports reporter Rick, is also in love with her but knows that she loves Johnny. Lonely Rick takes ... See full summary »

50. Hallelujah I'm a Bum (1933)
82 min | Musical
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A New York tramp (Jolson) falls in love with the mayor's amnesiac girlfriend after rescuing her from a suicide attempt