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1. Vertigo (1958)

Approved | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

8.4
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A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

Writers: Alec Coppel, Samuel A. Taylor, Pierre Boileau, Thomas Narcejac | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore

2. To Catch a Thief (1955)

Approved | 106 min | Mystery, Romance

7.5
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When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence.

Writers: John Michael Hayes, David Dodge | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams

3. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

4. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the ... See full summary »

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

5. No Highway in the Sky (1951)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.3
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An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours.

Writers: Nevil Shute, R.C. Sherriff, Oscar Millard, Alec Coppel | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins

6. Moment to Moment (1965)

108 min | Thriller, Drama

6.5
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Kay Stanton, her husband Neil and son Tommy live on the French Riviera. While at the port, when her husband was on a trip she meets an American naval officer, and they begin an affair. Kay ... See full summary »

Writers: Alec Coppel, John Lee Mahin | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Jean Seberg, Honor Blackman, Sean Garrison, Arthur Hill

7. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Edgar Buchanan, Lee Marvin, Nora Marlowe

8. Tales of Tomorrow (1951–1953)

25 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Anthology series featuring both classic and modern sci-fi themes.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Cameron Prud'Homme, Walter Abel, Edgar Stehli

9. The Hidden Room (1949)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.5
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Clive Riordan plans a devilish revenge against his wife's lover.

Writer: Alec Coppel | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Robert Newton, Sally Gray, Phil Brown, Naunton Wayne

10. The Statue (1971)

R | 84 min | Comedy

5.3
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Bolt, a British linguist, develops a universal language, so he's a sudden sensation and receives a Nobel prize. An ambitious diplomat, capitalizing on Bolt's celebrity, arranges for the U.S... See full summary »

Writers: Alec Coppel, Denis Norden | Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: David Niven, Virna Lisi, Robert Vaughn, Ann Bell

11. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Stars: David Lewis, Francis De Sales, Harry Townes, Jack Kelly

12. The Black Knight (1954)

Approved | 85 min | Adventure

5.2
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As a blacksmith John can't hope to win the hand of Linet, daughter of the Earl of Yeonil. Off he goes to prove himself a noble knight. He makes himself a suit of armor with a winged chicken... See full summary »

Writers: Alec Coppel, Dennis O'Keefe, Bryan Forbes | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Alan Ladd, Patricia Medina, André Morell, Harry Andrews

13. Jo (1971)

85 min | Comedy

7.3
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Antoine Brisebard, a famous comedy playwright, is struggling with financial difficulties and is preparing to sell his country villa to an English couple. What no one knows, however, is that... See full summary »

Writers: Alec Coppel, Myra Coppel, Claude Magnier, Jacques Vilfrid, Jean Girault | Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Claude Gensac, Michel Galabru, Bernard Blier

14. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

15. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, John Doucette, Hayden Rorke

16. The Gazebo (1959)

100 min | Comedy, Crime

7.0
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TV writer Elliott Nash buries a blackmailer under the new gazebo in his suburban backyard. But the nervous man can't let the body rest there.

Writers: George Wells, Alec Coppel, Myra Coppel | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Glenn Ford, Debbie Reynolds, Carl Reiner, John McGiver

17. The Captain's Paradise (1953)

94 min | Comedy

7.1
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The bigamist captain of a ferry boat between the restricted British colony in Gibraltar and Spanish Morocco has a woman of differing appeal and temperament in each port.

Writers: Alec Coppel, Nicholas Phipps | Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: Alec Guinness, Yvonne De Carlo, Celia Johnson, Charles Goldner

18. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Stars: Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde, Alfred Burke

19. The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (1968)

M | 93 min | Comedy

5.9
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Harriet Blossom, the lonely wife of a workaholic brassiere manufacturer, breaks her sewing machine and ends up in bed with the repairman, a mechanic from one of her husband's factories. The... See full summary »

Writers: Josef Shaftel, Alec Coppel, Denis Norden | Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Richard Attenborough, James Booth, Freddie Jones

20. Brass Monkey (1948)

90 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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Radio personality Carroll Levis becomes involved in a case of theft and murder.

Writers: Robert Buckland, Alec Coppel, Thornton Freeland, Denis Freeman, William Freshman, Vernon Sylvaine | Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Carroll Levis, Carole Landis, Herbert Lom, Avril Angers

21. Hell Below Zero (1954)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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Duncan Craig signs on a whaling ship, partly because his own business deal has fallen through, partly to help Judie Nordhall find her father. Rumor has it that her father may have been ... See full summary »

Writers: Alec Coppel, Max Trell, Richard Maibaum, Hammond Innes | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Alan Ladd, Joan Tetzel, Basil Sydney, Stanley Baker

22. Swordsman of Siena (1962)

97 min | Adventure, Romance

5.8
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A Spanish overlord controls 16th-century Tuscany. He plans to marry into a prominent Italian family and hires an Englishman to serve as bodyguard for his less-than-eager fiancee. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Anthony Marshall, Michael Kanin, Fay Kanin, Alec Coppel, Sandro Continenza, Dominique Fabre | Directors: Baccio Bandini, Etienne Périer | Stars: Stewart Granger, Sylva Koscina, Christine Kaufmann, Riccardo Garrone

23. Over the Moon (1939)

78 min | Comedy

5.9
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Young Jane Benson just about manages to make ends meet running the large family house in Yorkshire. In love with local doctor Freddie Jarvis, she suggests they marry, but almost at once ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, Lajos Biró, Anthony Pelissier, Alec Coppel, Arthur Wimperis | Directors: Thornton Freeland, William K. Howard | Stars: Merle Oberon, Rex Harrison, Ursula Jeans, Robert Douglas

24. The Four Just Men (1959– )

30 min | Drama

8.4
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Stars: Richard Conte, Dan Dailey, Lisa Gastoni, Jack Hawkins

25. Alcoa Theatre (1957–1960)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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When The Alcoa Hour dramatic anthology series moved from Sunday night to Monday, both the name and the format were changed. Instead of having a completely different cast for each episode, ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Lemmon, David Niven, Robert Ryan, Jane Powell

26. Mr. Denning Drives North (1952)

Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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When well-off aircraft designer Denning finds his daughter's current boyfriend is a nasty character he tries to buy him off, ending up hitting him and causing his death when he falls. ... See full summary »

Writer: Alec Coppel | Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: John Mills, Phyllis Calvert, Eileen Moore, Sam Wanamaker

27. Woman Hater (1948)

105 min | Comedy

6.6
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Lord Terence Datchett is a "confirmed bachelor" who doesn't really have much use for women. He meets up with a French movie star, Colette Marly, and takes a dislike to her, especially when ... See full summary »

Writers: Alec Coppel, Nicholas Phipps, Robert Westerby | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Stewart Granger, Edwige Feuillère, Ronald Squire, Jeanne De Casalis

28. Appointment with a Shadow (1957)

72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Writers: Alec Coppel, Norman Jolley, Judson Philips | Director: Richard Carlson | Stars: George Nader, Joanna Moore, Brian Keith, Virginia Field

30. The Smart Aleck (1951)

58 min | Crime, Drama

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Writer: Alec Coppel | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Peter Reynolds, Mercy Haystead, Leslie Dwyer, Edward Lexy

31. Pacific Adventure (1946)

95 min | Adventure

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Writers: Max Afford, Alec Coppel, Ken G. Hall | Director: Ken G. Hall | Stars: Ron Randell, Muriel Steinbeck, John Tate, Joy Nichols

32. Two on the Tiles (1951)

73 min | Comedy

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Writer: Alec Coppel | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Herbert Lom, Hugh McDermott, Brenda Bruce, Ingeborg von Kusserow

33. Just Like a Woman (1939)

71 min | Comedy

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Writer: Alec Coppel | Director: Paul L. Stein | Stars: Felix Aylmer, David Burns, Jeanne De Casalis, Fred Emney

34. A Kiss Is Just a Kiss (1971 TV Movie)

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Writer: Alec Coppel | Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: David Hedison, Keir Dullea, Lelia Goldoni, John Alderson

35. Who Is Guilty? (1939)

69 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.3
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Writers: Lawrence Huntington, Alec Coppel | Director: Frederic Zelnik | Stars: Ben Lyon, Syd Walker, Terence de Marney, Barbara Blair

36. Der Aussichtsturm (1964 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy

8.5
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Writers: Alec Coppel, Erni Friedmann | Director: Wilm ten Haaf | Stars: Horst Tappert, Claudia Sorbas, Konrad Georg, Ferdi Welter

37. I Killed the Count (1948 TV Movie)

Comedy, Thriller

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Writer: Alec Coppel | Stars: Frank Foster, Freda Bamford, Philip Leaver, Frederick Bradshaw

38. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)
Episode: A Contest of Ladies (1958)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Alec Coppel, William Sanson | Director: Paul Henreid | Stars: Richard Aherne, Jacqueline Beer, Ingrid Dittmar, Lester Fletcher

39. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )
Episode: A Man About a Dog (1972)

Drama

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Writers: Alec Coppel, Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, David Hedison, Richard Johnson, George Merritt

40. Alcoa Theatre (1957–1960)
Episode: Circumstantial (1957)

30 min | Drama

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Writers: Alec Coppel, Leonard Freeman | Director: Andrew McCullough | Stars: Whit Bissell, Angie Dickinson, Sam Flint, Jess Kirkpatrick

41. Alcoa Theatre (1957–1960)
Episode: Guests for Dinner (1957)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: Alec Coppel | Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: Charles Boyer, Judith Braun, Paul E. Burns, Richard Hale

42. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
Episode: I Killed the Count (1956)

Comedy, Drama

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Writer: Alec Coppel | Director: David Boisseau | Stars: Terence Alexander, John Arnatt, Reginald Beckwith, Honor Blackman

43. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: I Killed the Count: Part 1 (1957)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A maid discovers the body of Count Victor Mattoni. It's up to Inspector Davidson from Scotland Yard to find the murderer, in part one of a three-part episode.

Writers: Francis M. Cockrell, Alec Coppel | Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, John Williams, Alan Napier, Charles Cooper

44. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: I Killed the Count: Part 2 (1957)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Inspector Davidson continues to investigate the murder of Count Mattoni, in part two of this three-part story.

Writers: Francis M. Cockrell, Alec Coppel | Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, John Williams, Rosemary Harris, Alan Napier

45. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: I Killed the Count: Part 3 (1957)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Inspector Davidson continues to investigate the murder of Count Mattoni -- and receives yet another confession. Final part of a three-part story.

Writers: Francis M. Cockrell, Alec Coppel | Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, John Williams, Rosemary Harris, Alan Napier

46. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
Episode: Man on a Bicycle (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Jameson Brewer, Victor Canning, Alec Coppel | Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Stanley Adams, Jan Arvan, Fred Astaire

47. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)
Episode: One Step Down (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A dead husband turns up in a motel room, but the stunning woman he was with vanishes, leaving no fingerprints. When police show scant interest in the case, the rich widow falls off the ... See full summary »

Writers: William D. Gordon, Barry Trivers, Alec Coppel | Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Leslie Nielsen, Jack Weston, Ida Lupino

48. The Four Just Men (1959– )
Episode: The Beatniques (1959)

Drama

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Writers: Alec Coppel, Wilton Schiller, Edgar Wallace | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Dan Dailey, Delphi Lawrence, Cec Linder, Malou Pantera

49. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: The Dark Pool (1963)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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After an adopted son drowns, a strange woman arrives claiming to be the boy's birth mother and proceeds to blackmail the adoptive mother.

Writers: Alec Coppel, William D. Gordon | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Lois Nettleton, Anthony George, Madlyn Rhue

50. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Diplomatic Corpse (1957)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Evan Wallace and his wife Janet take Janet's wealthy aunt on an sightseeing trip to Mexico. Janet's aunt suddenly dies in the back seat of their car. They cover the body and stop at a café;... See full summary »

Writers: Robert C. Dennis, Alec Coppel | Director: Paul Henreid | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Peter Lorre, George Peppard, Mary Scott