Most Popular Titles With Chester Conklin
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1. The Great Dictator (1940)
Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.
3. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama
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
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 »
6. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.
7. Li'l Abner (1959)
Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Family
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 »
9. Greed (1924)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama
The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved.
10. I Married a Witch (1942)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A beautiful 17th-century witch returns to life to plague politician Wallace Wooley, descendant of her persecutor.
11. The Wizard of Oz (1925)
TV-G | 81 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Dorothy, heir to the Oz throne, must take it back from the wicked Prime Minister Kruel with the help of three farmhands.
12. Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
TV-G | 94 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy.
13. The Show of Shows (1929)
128 min | Musical
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 »
14. The Palm Beach Story (1942)
Passed | 88 min | Romance, Comedy
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.
15. Brewster's Millions (1945)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy
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 »
Writers: George Barr McCutcheon, Winchell Smith, Byron Ongley, Sig Herzig, Charles Rodgers, Wilkie C. Mahoney | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Helen Walker, June Havoc, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
16. Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, History
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.
17. Knock on Any Door (1949)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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 »
18. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, War
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. Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958)
Approved | 103 min | Comedy
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 ?
20. Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)
Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy
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 »
21. My Friend Irma (1949)
Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
Prototype dumb blonde Irma and her slacker, wheeler-dealer boyfriend Al interfere in the love life of Irma's level-headed room mate Jane.
22. Son of Paleface (1952)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
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 »
23. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
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.
24. This Is Your Life (1952–1961)
30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV
Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. The celebrity would then be surprised with the news that they are to be the featured guest. ... See full summary »
25. Valley of the Sun (1942)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Western
In 1868, Army scout Johnny Ware is courtmartialed for helping Indians against their white oppressors, but escapes and finds himself in the hamlet of Desert Center. There, he crosses paths ... See full summary »
26. Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, War
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 »
28. The Beast with a Million Eyes (1955)
Approved | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A dysfunctional family operating an isolated date farm in the California desert is threatened by the arrival of an extra-terrestrial.
29. My Favorite Spy (1951)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
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 »
33. My Wild Irish Rose (1947)
TV-G | 101 min | Biography, Musical
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 »
34. Making a Living (1914)
TV-G | 13 min | Short, Comedy
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 »
36. In Old California (1942)
Approved | 88 min | Western
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 »
37. Tulsa (1949)
Passed | 90 min | Action, Drama, Romance
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 »
38. Private Hell 36 (1954)
Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When 2 detectives steal $80,000 from a dead robber, one of them suffers from a guilty conscience which could lead to murder.
39. Fancy Pants (1950)
G | 92 min | Comedy, Musical, Western
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 »
40. Right Cross (1950)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, Sport
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 »
41. Let's Dance (1950)
112 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance
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 »
42. The Virginian (1929)
Passed | 91 min | Western
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.
43. The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949)
77 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
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 »
44. Isn't It Romantic? (1948)
87 min | Comedy
In rural 18th-century Indiana, the three daughters of a Civil War veteran are courted by three young men--one a sophisticated city slicker who sells phony oil stock, the second a local eccentric and the third a stolid country boy.
46. Little Giant (1946)
90 min | Comedy
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 »
47. Song of Scheherazade (1947)
Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1865, the cadets of a Russian Naval Academy ship have shore leave in Morocco; among them is (fictionalized) future composer 'Nicky' Rimsky-Korsakov. In search of a piano, Nicky and ... See full summary »
48. The Great Moment (1944)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
50. Never a Dull Moment (1950)
Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
Kay Kingsley, a sophisticated and successful songwriter in New York City. falls in love with a widowed rancher, Chris Heyward, she meets at the Madison Square Garden Rodeo and they get ... See full summary »