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1. Jezebel (1938)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A haughty headstrong Southern Belle in Antebellum Louisiana loses her fiance due to her stubborn vanity and pride and vows to get him back.

Writers: Clements Ripley, Abem Finkel, John Huston, Owen Davis | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay

2. The Great Gatsby (1949)

91 min | Drama

6.6
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In this "adaptation" of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, a Jazz Age bootlegger learns the hard way about the wages of sin.

Writers: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Owen Davis, Cyril Hume, Richard Maibaum | Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Alan Ladd, Betty Field, Macdonald Carey, Ruth Hussey

3. The Good Earth (1937)

Passed | 138 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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The story of a farmer in China: a story of humility and bravery. His father gives Wang Lung a freed slave as wife. By diligence and frugality the two manage to enlarge their property. But ... See full summary »

Writers: Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger, Claudine West, Pearl S. Buck | Directors: Sidney Franklin, Victor Fleming, Gustav Machatý, Sam Wood | Stars: Paul Muni, Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly, Tilly Losch

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

60 min | Drama

7.7
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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

5. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

6. Julius Caesar (1950)

106 min | Drama, History

6.7
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Writers: David Bradley, William Shakespeare | Director: David Bradley | Stars: Harold Tasker, Charlton Heston, David Bradley, Theodore Cloak

7. Up in Arms (1944)

TV-G | 105 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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Hypochondriac Danny Weems gets drafted into the army and makes life miserable for his fellow GIs. He's also lovesick when it comes to pretty Mary Morgan, unaware that she's in love with his... See full summary »

Writers: Don Hartman, Allen Boretz, Robert Pirosh, Owen Davis | Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Danny Kaye, Dana Andrews, Dinah Shore, Constance Dowling

8. Whoopee! (1930)

TV-G | 93 min | Comedy, Musical

8.0
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Western sheriff Bob Wells is preparing to marry Sally Morgan; she loves part-Indian Wanenis, whose race is an obstacle. Sally flees the wedding with hypochondriac Henry Williams, who thinks... See full summary »

Writers: William Anthony McGuire, Owen Davis, William M. Conselman | Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Ethel Shutta, Paul Gregory, Eleanor Hunt

9. A Connecticut Yankee (1931)

Unrated | 95 min | Fantasy, Comedy

6.7
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Writers: William M. Conselman, Owen Davis, Mark Twain | Director: David Butler | Stars: Will Rogers, William Farnum, Frank Albertson, Maureen O'Sullivan

10. Mr. and Mrs. North (1942)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.5
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Writers: S.K. Lauren, Owen Davis, Richard Lockridge, Frances Lockridge | Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: Gracie Allen, William Post Jr., Paul Kelly, Rose Hobart

11. The Ninth Guest (1934)

65 min | Horror, Mystery

7.2
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Eight strangers are invited by a mysterious unknown host to spend the night in a penthouse apartment. The eight (5 men, 3 women) are wined, dined, then greeted by their host's voice via a ... See full summary »

Writers: Gwen Bristow, Owen Davis, Bruce Manning, Garnett Weston | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Donald Cook, Genevieve Tobin, Hardie Albright, Edward Ellis

12. Broadway Television Theatre (1952–1954)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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This syndicated show presented adaptations of Broadway shows.

Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Melville Cooper, Edward Everett Horton, Ernest Truex

13. Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950–1952)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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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, Nina Foch

14. The Donovan Affair (1929)

Passed | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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The lights go out at a high-society dinner party and one of the guests is murdered. The police are summoned and Inspector Killian shows up, with his assistant Carney. In order to get a ... See full summary »

Writers: Owen Davis, Howard J. Green, Dorothy Howell | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Jack Holt, Dorothy Revier, William Collier Jr., Agnes Ayres

15. They Had to See Paris (1929)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy

6.1
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Oklahoma mechanic Pike Peters finds himself part owner of an oil field. His wife Idy, hitherto content, decides the family must go to Paris to get "culture" and meet "the right kind of ... See full summary »

Writers: Owen Davis, Homer Croy, Sonya Levien | Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Will Rogers, Irene Rich, Owen Davis Jr., Marguerite Churchill

16. My Sin (1931)

Passed | 80 min | Drama

7.2
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In Panama, notorious nightclub hostess Carlotta kills a man in self-defense and is arrested for murder. Defending her at her trial is Dick Grady, a lawyer who has wasted his talent on ... See full summary »

Writers: George Abbott, Owen Davis, Adelaide Heilbron, Frederick J. Jackson | Director: George Abbott | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Fredric March, Harry Davenport, Scott Kolk

17. The Wishing Ring: An Idyll of Old England (1914)

54 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Giles Bateson is expelled from college for misconduct. His angry father, the Earl, sends him a message: "Never let me see you again until you have earned a half crown and proven yourself ... See full summary »

Writers: Owen Davis, Maurice Tourneur | Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Vivian Martin, Alec B. Francis, Chester Barnett, Gyp Williams

18. Spring Is Here (1930)

Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.5
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Betty thinks she loves Stacey, but when their elopement is foiled by her father she realizes that is was Terry she was really meant for. This is bad news for her sister Mary Jane, who also ... See full summary »

Writers: Owen Davis, James A. Starr | Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Lawrence Gray, Alexander Gray, Bernice Claire, Louise Fazenda

19. Mr. and Mrs. North (1946 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Mystery

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Writers: Owen Davis, Frances Lockridge, Richard Lockridge | Director: Fred Coe | Stars: John McQuade, Maxine Stewart, Tito Vuolo, Patricia Shay

20. The Haunted House (1928)

70 min | Comedy, Drama

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Four heirs to a family fortune are summoned to appear at the family estate for the reading of the will, where they meet the estate's staff, which includes a nurse, a crazed doctor and a sinister handyman.

Writers: Owen Davis, Lajos Biró, Benjamin Christensen, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Larry Kent, Thelma Todd, Edmund Breese, Sidney Bracey

21. Lazybones (1925)

Passed | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Steve Tuttle, the titular lazybones, takes on the responsibility of raising a fatherless girl, causing a scandal in his small town. Many years later, having returned from World War I, he ... See full summary »

Writers: Owen Davis, Frances Marion | Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Madge Bellamy, Buck Jones, Zasu Pitts, Leslie Fenton

22. The Girl Habit (1931)

77 min | Comedy

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Writers: Owen Davis, Clayton Hamilton, Gertrude Purcell, A.E. Thomas | Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Tamara Geva, Sue Conroy, Margaret Dumont

23. The Lighthouse by the Sea (1924)

70 min | Family, Drama

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A lighthouse keeper and his daughter are in trouble on two fronts--if the authorities find out he is going blind they will remove him, and a gang of liquor-smugglers is trying to destroy ... See full summary »

Writers: Owen Davis, Darryl F. Zanuck | Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: William Collier Jr., Rin Tin Tin, Louise Fazenda, Charles Hill Mailes

24. So This Is London (1930)

92 min | Comedy

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Writers: Owen Davis, Arthur F. Goodrich, Sonya Levien | Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Will Rogers, Irene Rich, Frank Albertson, Maureen O'Sullivan

25. Musical Comedy Time (1950–1951)

60 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Live adaptations of operettas and Broadway musical comedies.

Stars: Melville Cooper, Billy Gilbert, Henry Calvin, Wilbur Evans

26. 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

27. Yours Sincerely (1933)

TV-PG | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

6.3
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A resort owner tries to marry his daughter to a millionaire, but his scheme doesn't turn out exactly as planned.

Writers: Owen Davis, A. Dorian Otvos, Burnet Hershey | Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Lanny Ross, Nancy Welford, Richard Keene, Pearl Osgood

28. Frozen Justice (1929)

Passed | 73 min | Drama

6.1
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Writers: Sonya Levien, Owen Davis, Ejnar Mikkelsen | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Lenore Ulric, Robert Frazer, Louis Wolheim, Ullrich Haupt

29. Three Married Men (1936)

66 min | Comedy

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Writers: Alan Campbell, Owen Davis, Dorothy Parker | Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Lynne Overman, William Frawley, Roscoe Karns, Mary Brian

30. Only Saps Work (1930)

77 min | Comedy

6.2
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Writers: Owen Davis, Percy Heath, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Sam Mintz | Directors: Cyril Gardner, Edwin H. Knopf | Stars: Leon Errol, Richard Arlen, Mary Brian, Stuart Erwin

31. Easy Come, Easy Go (1928)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

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Writers: Owen Davis, George Marion Jr., Florence Ryerson | Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Richard Dix, Nancy Carroll, Charles Sellon, Frank Currier

32. Hearts in Exile (1915)

Passed | 59 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.0
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Writers: John Oxenham, Owen Davis, James Young | Director: James Young | Stars: Clara Kimball Young, Montagu Love, Claude Fleming, Vernon Steele

33. The Simp (1920)

13 min | Short, Comedy

5.4
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When Hamilton is kicked out of his home by his father, he lives in a park until a girl brings him to a rescue mission. But there, though innocent, it appears he's robbed the collection basket.

Writers: Owen Davis, Arthur Somers Roche | Stars: Lloyd Hamilton, Marvel Rea, Otto Fries, Jess Weldon

34. Tonight at Twelve (1929)

78 min | Drama

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Writers: Owen Davis, Harry A. Pollard, Matt Taylor | Director: Harry A. Pollard | Stars: Madge Bellamy, Robert Ellis, Margaret Livingston, Vera Reynolds

35. The Marked Woman (1914)

Drama

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A Nihilist Russian, Olga Petcoff goes after her younger sister killer, only to find herself being the romantic interest of several military men willing to wage war to win her heart.

Writer: Owen Davis | Director: O.A.C. Lund | Stars: Barbara Tennant, O.A.C. Lund, Rawland Ratcliffe, Joseph Baker

36. Broadway After Dark (1924)

70 min | Comedy

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Writers: Owen Davis, Douglas Z. Doty | Director: Monta Bell | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Norma Shearer, Anna Q. Nilsson, Edmund Burns

37. Chinatown Charlie (1928)

70 min | Comedy

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Writers: Roland Asher, Owen Davis, John Grey, Paul Perez | Director: Charles Hines | Stars: Johnny Hines, Louise Lorraine, Harry Gribbon, Fred Kohler

38. Julius Caesar (1949 TV Movie)

Drama, History

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Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Garry Simpson | Stars: George Bliss, Paul Klaussen, James Maxwell, Raymond McDonell

39. Forever After (1926)

Passed | 69 min | Drama, Romance, War

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From the day they first met in the schoolhouse in a small New England town, Theodore Wayne, son of a respected lawyer, and Jennie Clapton, daughter of wealthy parents, have been sweethearts... See full summary »

Writers: Owen Davis, Julien Josephson, Paul Gangelin | Director: F. Harmon Weight | Stars: Lloyd Hughes, Mary Astor, Hallam Cooley, David Torrence

40. Up the Ladder (1925)

61 min | Drama

7.1
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Writers: Grant Carpenter, Owen Davis, Tom McNamara | Director: Edward Sloman | Stars: Virginia Valli, Forrest Stanley, Margaret Livingston, Holmes Herbert

41. The Lash (1934)

63 min | Drama

5.6
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The father is rightly pound of the fact that he's a self-made man. He's worked hard to earn his money & power. His son is a lazy playboy and the father is far from happy with him.

Writers: Vera Allinson, Cyril Campion, Sewell Collins, Owen Davis, H. Fowler Mear, Brock Williams | Director: Henry Edwards | Stars: Lyn Harding, John Mills, Joan Maude, Leslie Perrins

42. Cabaret (1927)

70 min | Crime, Drama

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Writers: John W. Conway, Owen Davis, Becky Gardiner | Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Gilda Gray, Tom Moore, Chester Conklin, Mona Palma

43. Sinners (1920)

50 min | Drama, Romance

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Writers: Owen Davis, Eve Unsell | Director: Kenneth S. Webb | Stars: Alice Brady, Agnes Everett, Augusta Anderson, Lorraine Frost

44. The Shamrock and the Rose (1927)

Comedy

8.4
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Writers: Isadore Bernstein, Owen Davis, James Madison | Director: Jack Nelson | Stars: Mack Swain, Olive Hasbrouck, Edmund Burns, Maurice Costello

45. How Baxter Butted In (1925)

70 min | Comedy

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Poor Henry Baxter, a lowly clerk in a newspaper office, is in love with Beulah, the beautiful office stenographer, but Beulah barely knows he exists. As if Henry's unrequited love isn't bad... See full summary »

Writers: Owen Davis, Julien Josephson, Harold Titus | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Dorothy Devore, Matt Moore, Ward Crane, Wilfred Lucas

46. The Green Cloak (1915)

Mystery

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Writers: Owen Davis, Henry Kitchell Webster | Director: Walter Edwin | Stars: Irene Fenwick, Blanche Aimee, Della Connor, Kathryn Brook

47. Through the Breakers (1928)

55 min | Drama

5.3
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Writers: Owen Davis, Harold Shumate, John Steele | Director: Joseph C. Boyle | Stars: Margaret Livingston, Holmes Herbert, Clyde Cook, Natalie Joyce

48. Hold 'Em Yale (1928)

80 min | Comedy

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Writers: Owen Davis, George Dromgold, Sanford Hewitt, John W. Krafft | Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Jeanette Loff, Hugh Allan, Joseph Cawthorn

49. Lola (I) (1914)

Drama

3.8
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With the help of an electric ray machine a scientist brings back to life his daughter killed in a car crash but fails to revive her soul at the same time.

Writers: Owen Davis, James Young | Director: James Young | Stars: Clara Kimball Young, Alec B. Francis, Edward Kimball, James Young

50. Nellie, the Beautiful Cloak Model (1924)

70 min | Drama

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Writers: Owen Davis, H.H. Van Loan | Director: Emmett J. Flynn | Stars: Claire Windsor, Betsy Ann Hisle, Edmund Lowe, Mae Busch