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1. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 907

2. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Live drama series that was one of the best television shows ever shown. Over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Hans Conried, Jeff Donnell

Votes: 90

3. This Is Your Life (1952–1987)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

7.8
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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 »

Stars: Ralph Edwards, Bob Warren, Jack Benny, Penny Singleton

Votes: 186

4. Texaco Star Theatre (1948–1956)

60 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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The Texaco Star Theatre was one of the most popular shows in the history of television. In the first year, Milton Berle was not the permanent emcee, but once he replaced the rotation, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Milton Berle, Sid Stone, Jimmy Nelson, Arnold Stang

Votes: 85

5. Best Foot Forward (1943)

Passed | 94 min | Musical, Comedy

6.6
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Lucille Ball accepts a cadet's invitation to a military academy's senior prom in order to boost her career.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Lucille Ball, William Gaxton, Virginia Weidler, Tommy Dix

Votes: 698

6. The Heat's On (1943)

Approved | 79 min | Musical, Comedy

5.1
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When his biggest star joins a rival's show, a Broadway producer bluffs and schemes to get her back.

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Mae West, Victor Moore, William Gaxton, Lester Allen

Votes: 221

7. It's the Old Army Game (1926)

Passed | 77 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Druggist Elmer Prettywillie is sleeping. A woman rings the night bell only to buy a two-cent stamp. Then garbage collectors waken him. Next it's firemen on a false alarm. And then a real fire.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: W.C. Fields, Louise Brooks, Blanche Ring, William Gaxton

Votes: 170

8. Diamond Horseshoe (1945)

104 min | Musical

6.9
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A medical student who wants to be a crooner gets involved with a showgirl who has an ulterior motive.

Director: George Seaton | Stars: Betty Grable, Dick Haymes, Phil Silvers, William Gaxton

Votes: 196

9. 50 Million Frenchmen (1931)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.6
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Independently wealthy American Jack Forbes has just arrived in Paris. Because of his wealth, he can have any woman on his arms. Currently that role is filled by Marcelle Dubrey, but Jack ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, William Gaxton, Helen Broderick

Votes: 96

10. Something to Shout About (1943)

90 min | Musical

5.7
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Following three flops in a row, Broadway stage producer Willard Samson is told by wealthy divorcée Donna Davis that she will finance a show but only if she is the star. The fact she can ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Don Ameche, Janet Blair, Jack Oakie, William Gaxton

Votes: 62

11. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)

30 min | Drama

6.6
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Live anthology series featuring a wide format of stories (western, musical comedy, dramatic, et cetera).

Stars: William Gaxton, Ralph Riggs, Ian Keith, Dane Clark

Votes: 15

12. The Kate Smith Evening Hour (1951–1952)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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Live weekly variety show with stars from Hollywood and Broadway in comedy, musical and other skits.

Stars: Kate Smith, Alan Bunce, Peggy Lynch, Myron Cohen

Votes: 10

13. Their Big Moment (1934)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Mystery

5.4
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Director: James Cruze | Stars: Zasu Pitts, Slim Summerville, William Gaxton, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 34

14. Ladies Not Allowed (1932)

20 min | Comedy, Short

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Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Lois Moran, Victor Moore, William Gaxton, DeWolf Hopper Sr.

15. General Electric Guest House (1951– )

60 min

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Stars: Durward Kirby, William Gaxton, Lanny Ross, Paula Stone

16. Stepping Along (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Johnny Rooney is a fast-stepping young politician and Molly Taylor is an even faster-stepping showgirl in "George White's Scandals" in a tale of New York City's theatrical and political life during prohibition and the jazz-age.

Director: Charles Hines | Stars: Johnny Hines, Mary Brian, William Gaxton, Ruth Dwyer

17. The Silent Partner (1931)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Drama

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Bill has just been married and has lost his job, is broke and about to be evicted. He is trying to bluff his way along and gets encouraged when an aunt, who is about to marry a rich man, ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Mack | Star: William Gaxton

18. Partners (II) (1931)

Short, Comedy

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Bankrupt real estate executive finds love and financial success through bluffing

Director: Arthur Hurley | Stars: William Gaxton, George Haggerty, Shirley Palmer

19. The Lamb's Gambol (1949– )

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Stars: Jackie Gleason, Carol Bruce, Vinton Freedley, William Gaxton

20. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: A Double-Dyed Deceiver (1950)

30 min | Drama

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Llano Kid is in trouble and heads south of the boarder to escape but finds even more trouble in South America.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, Ian Keith, John Payne, Ralph Riggs

21. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: A Kiss for Mr. Lincoln (1951)

Drama

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Set in the Midwest during one of Abraham Lincoln's political campaigns. Grace Kelly plays the young, beautiful and high-spirited wife of a rather stodgy bank president. Her husband invites ... See full summary »

Director: David Pressman | Stars: William Gaxton, Sarah Floyd, Bruce Gordon, Grace Kelly

22. The Kate Smith Evening Hour (1951–1952)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1951)

Comedy, Drama, Music

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Stars: Kate Smith, Jack Carter, William Gaxton, Diana Lynn

23. Texaco Star Theatre (1948–1956)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1948)

Comedy, Family

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William Gaxton hosts and his guests include vaudevillian Jack Pearl, singer Rose Murphy, and the Beatrice Kraft dancers.

Stars: William Gaxton, Beatrice Kraft, Rose Murphy, Jack Pearl

24. General Electric Guest House (1951– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1951)

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Stars: Durward Kirby, Richard Carlson, William Gaxton, Ilona Massey

25. General Electric Guest House (1951– )
Episode: Episode #1.7 (1951)

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Stars: Durward Kirby, Jean Dalrymple, Helen Gallagher, William Gaxton

26. General Electric Guest House (1951– )
Episode: Episode #1.8 (1951)

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The performing team of Buck and Bubbles guested along with father and daughter actors Gene Lockhart and June Lockhart.

Stars: Durward Kirby, Sally Benson, John W. Bubbles, Ford L. Buck

28. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)
Episode: Episode #5.25 (1952)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

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Stars: Ed Sullivan, Mimi Benzell, Anna D'Angelo, Pierre D'Angelo

29. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)
Episode: Episode #5.26 (1952)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

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Stars: Ed Sullivan, John Curtis Burn, Nanci Crompton, Jane Froman

30. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)
Episode: Episode #5.41 (1952)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

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Stars: Ed Sullivan, Jane Froman, William Gaxton, Richard Hayes

31. The Lamb's Gambol (1949– )
Episode: Episode dated 27 March 1949 (1949)

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Stars: Jackie Gleason, Carol Bruce, Vinton Freedley, William Gaxton

32. This Is Your Life (1952–1987)
Episode: Leo Carrillo (1959)

Biography, Family, Reality-TV

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Stars: Leo Carrillo, Stuart Erwin, Helen Ferguson, William Gaxton

33. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: Molly Morgan (1950)

Drama

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Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, Barbara Bel Geddes, James Broderick, Jane Seymour

34. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: Municipal Report (1950)

Drama

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Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, Herbert Marshall

35. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: Peggy (1951)

Drama

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Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, Katharine Alexander, Joan Bennett

36. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: Portrait of Lydia (1950)

Drama

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A gullible young attorney provides a gang of jewel thieves with a practically perfect alibi when they have a lovely young woman ensnare him with her charms. A clever Scotland Yard inspector gets to the bottom of the case.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, David Niven, Mary Beth Hughes, Leslie Barrie

37. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: Pot o' Gold (1951)

Drama

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Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, Richard Arlen, Joan Blondell

38. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: Suppressed Desires (1950)

Drama

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Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, Lee Bowman, Meg Mundy

39. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: The Boor (1950)

Drama

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In Russia at the turn of the century, a beautiful widow and one of her husband's creditors meet and fall in love.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, Jon Lormer, Fredric March, Anna Minot

40. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: The Box Supper (1950)

Drama

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An original opera is set in the early 1900s, a couple of young men (one a country boy, the other a Princeton student) bid for the box lunch of the attractive school teacher at the church social.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, David Brooks, William Brower, Wallace House

41. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: The Case of the Calico Dog (1951)

Drama

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Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, Nina Foch, Barbara Robbins, Lucile Watson

42. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: The Cut Glass Bowl (1950)

Drama

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A glass bowl given as a gift by a former lover seems to figure into the numerous tragedies in the life of a vain and selfish woman.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, Kathryn Grill, Jerry Locke, E.G. Marshall

43. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: The Kind Mr. Smith (1950)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, Vinton Hayworth, Bethel Leslie, Basil Rathbone

44. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: The Lipstick (1951)

Drama

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Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, Kitty Carlisle, Jimmy Carroll, Donald Curtis

45. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: The Professor's Punch (1951)

Drama

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A young college professor wins a prestigious fellowship only after he demonstrates that he is not going to be taken for granted any longer.

Director: David Pressman | Stars: William Gaxton, John Beal, Francis Confort, Alexandra Gregory

46. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: The Windfall (1950)

Drama

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Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, Peggy Conklin, Gene Lockhart

47. Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950–1951)
Episode: Waltz Dream (1951)

Drama

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Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Gaxton, Kitty Carlisle, Jimmy Carroll, Ralph Riggs

48. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
Episode: Wish on the Moon (1959)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Johnny Desmond | Stars: Peter Brandon, Peggy Conklin, Joe De Santis, Peggy Ann Garner