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1. 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

Votes: 6,143

2. The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

Writers: Donald Ogden Stewart, Philip Barry | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 46,804

3. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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The show is about doctors Marcus Welby, a general practitioner and Steven Kiley, Welby's young assistant. The two try to treat people as individuals in an age of specialized medicine and ... See full summary »

Creator: David Victor | Stars: Robert Young, James Brolin, Elena Verdugo, Pamela Hensley

Votes: 679

4. The Women (1939)

Not Rated | 133 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A study of the lives and romantic entanglements of various interconnected women.

Writers: Clare Boothe Luce, Anita Loos, Jane Murfin | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Mary Boland

Votes: 9,011

5. Fast and Furious (1939)

Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.2
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Rare book dealers Joel and Garda take a summertime jaunt to the seashore where he becomes involved in a beauty pageant as investor and judge much to her chagrin.

Writer: Harry Kurnitz | Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Franchot Tone, Ann Sothern, Ruth Hussey, Lee Bowman

Votes: 458

6. The Uninvited (1944)

Passed | 99 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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A composer and his sister discover that the reason they are able to purchase a beautiful gothic seacoast mansion very cheaply is the house's unsavory past.

Writers: Dodie Smith, Frank Partos, Dorothy Macardle | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, Donald Crisp, Cornelia Otis Skinner

Votes: 5,819

7. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 520

8. Another Thin Man (1939)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Mystery, Drama

7.5
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An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in Nick and Nora (with new baby) to sort things out.

Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Dashiell Hammett | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Virginia Grey, Otto Kruger

Votes: 4,278

9. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

Votes: 138

10. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)

25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.5
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In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »

Stars: Truman Bradley, Marshall Thompson, Michael Fox, Peter Hansen

Votes: 196

11. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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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, Nancy Reagan, Lee Marvin

Votes: 173

12. Marie Antoinette (1938)

Passed | 149 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens.

Writers: Claudine West, Donald Ogden Stewart, Ernest Vajda, Stefan Zweig | Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Julien Duvivier | Stars: Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore, Robert Morley

Votes: 1,974

13. The Facts of Life (1960)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

6.6
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Two romantic couples are each married to different people! They really DO love each other. At the beginning Kitty thinks Larry is un-funny, unendurable, and unrelenting. Larry thinks Kitty ... See full summary »

Writers: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Ruth Hussey, Don DeFore

Votes: 796

14. 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

Votes: 433

15. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa, Harry Townes

Votes: 106

16. Insight (1960–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.9
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American Roman Catholic religious-themed anthology shedding light on the contemporary search for meaning, freedom, and love.

Stars: Ellwood Kieser, Martin Sheen, Brian Keith, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 109

17. Stars and Stripes Forever (1952)

90 min | Biography, Comedy, Music

7.3
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A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa, from his early days in the Marine Corps Band through the Spanish-American War in 1898.

Writers: John Philip Sousa, Ernest Vajda, Lamar Trotti | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Clifton Webb, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 627

18. Blackmail (1939)

Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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John Ingram, successful oil-field firefighter, is really a chain-gang escapee. Someone out of his past finds him...

Writers: David Hertz, William Ludwig, Endre Bohem, Dorothy Yost | Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Hussey, Gene Lockhart, Bobs Watson

Votes: 350

19. 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

Votes: 70

20. Northwest Passage (1940)

Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.1
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Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected.

Writers: Laurence Stallings, Talbot Jennings, Kenneth Roberts | Directors: King Vidor, Jack Conway, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 2,363

21. That's My Boy (1951)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Music, Sport

6.3
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The greatest player in Ridgefield College history uses his influence and reputation to get his only son, a sickly, uncoordinated nerd, on the college football team with comic results.

Writer: Cy Howard | Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Ruth Hussey, Eddie Mayehoff

Votes: 565

22. The New Perry Mason (1973–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.5
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Stars: Monte Markham, Sharon Acker, Albert Stratton, Harry Guardino

Votes: 33

23. The Jimmy Stewart Show (1971–1972)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Beloved film legend James Stewart made his much-anticipated, highly-publicized series TV debut in this domestic comedy about the frequently chaotic home and professional lives of a small-town college professor.

Creator: Hal Kanter | Stars: James Stewart, Julie Adams, Jonathan Daly, Ellen Geer

Votes: 97

24. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.3
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This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Votes: 61

25. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min

8.7
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 64

26. Marine Raiders (1944)

90 min | War, Drama, Action

5.7
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A U.S. Marine major tries to keep his captain on the right track through combat on Guadalcanal, training new recruits in San Diego, and a relationship with a WAAAF while on leave in Australia.

Writers: Warren Duff, Martin Rackin | Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Robert Ryan, Ruth Hussey, Frank McHugh

Votes: 178

27. Susan and God (1940)

Approved | 117 min | Drama, Comedy

5.7
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Susan Trexel is a wealthy socialite, who while vacationing in Europe undergoes a religious transformation. On her return to America, Susan takes on the task of spreading her new found ... See full summary »

Writers: Anita Loos, Rachel Crothers | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Joan Crawford, Fredric March, Ruth Hussey, John Carroll

Votes: 724

28. Honolulu (1939)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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Movie star Brooks Mason wants a vacation from his over zealous fans. He hires Hawaiian plantation-owner George Smith, a look-alike, to change places with him for a few weeks.

Writers: Herbert Fields, Frank Partos | Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Eleanor Powell, Robert Young, George Burns, Gracie Allen

Votes: 321

29. Tender Comrade (1943)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Jo Jones, a young defense plant worker whose husband is in the military during World War II, shares a house with three other women in the same situation.

Writer: Dalton Trumbo | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Robert Ryan, Ruth Hussey, Patricia Collinge

Votes: 523

30. The Resurrection of Broncho Billy (1970)

23 min | Western, Short

6.6
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The story of a young man (Johnny Crawford) who dreams of being a cowboy in the old west, but lives in a big city in present time.

Writers: John Carpenter, Nick Castle, Trace Johnston, John Longenecker, James R. Rokos | Director: James R. Rokos | Stars: Johnny Crawford, Kristin Harmon, Ruth Hussey, Ricky Nelson

Votes: 133

31. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.3
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Willis Bouchey, Laraine Day, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 91

32. H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941)

Passed | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A man who lived his life as he was was told he should, not as he would have chosen to, is brought out of his shell by a beautiful young woman.

Writers: John P. Marquand, Elizabeth Hill, King Vidor | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Robert Young, Ruth Hussey, Charles Coburn

Votes: 689

33. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

8.7
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This dramatic-anthology series went into open syndication when the DuMont Television Network ceased operations.

Stars: Joel Aldrich, Tim Graham, Paul Bryar, Marguerite Chapman

Votes: 80

34. Tennessee Johnson (1942)

Passed | 103 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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A chronicle of the life of Andrew Johnson from his first arrival in Tennessee to his time as President of the United States.

Writers: Milton Gunzburg, Alvin Meyers, John L. Balderston, Wells Root | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Van Heflin, Lionel Barrymore, Ruth Hussey, Marjorie Main

Votes: 330

35. Flight Command (1940)

Passed | 116 min | Drama, War

6.3
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A rookie flyer, Ens. Alan Drake, joins the famous Hellcats Squadron right out of flight school in Pensacola. He doesn't make a great first impression when he is forced to ditch his airplane... See full summary »

Writers: Wells Root, Harvey S. Haislip, John Sutherland | Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Robert Taylor, Ruth Hussey, Walter Pidgeon, Paul Kelly

Votes: 417

36. Shower of Stars (1954–1958)

60 min | Family, Drama

8.0
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Stars: William Lundigan, Jack Benny, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa

Votes: 40

37. Maisie (1939)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Stranded, penniless in a small Wyoming town, Maisie Ravier flirts with Slim, the manager of Clifford Ames' ranch. Disgusted by Maisie's flirtation, Slim orders her to leave town. Maisie ... See full summary »

Writers: Mary C. McCall Jr., Wilson Collison | Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Robert Young, Ann Sothern, Ruth Hussey, Ian Hunter

Votes: 295

38. Mr. Music (1950)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.1
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A golf-crazy songwriter tries to avoid the long, solitary hours of concentration needed to produce a hit musical. His producer and his secretary conspire to get him back on track.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Arthur Sheekman | Director: Richard Haydn | Stars: Bing Crosby, Nancy Olson, Charles Coburn, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 135

39. Madame X (1937)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

7.2
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Thrown out of her home after her husband discovers her infidelity, a woman sinks into degradation. Twenty years later, she is charged with killing a man bent on revealing her degraded ... See full summary »

Writers: John Meehan, Alexandre Bisson | Directors: Sam Wood, Gustav Machatý | Stars: Gladys George, Warren William, John Beal, Reginald Owen

Votes: 323

40. Judge Hardy's Children (1938)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Judge Hardy takes a business trip to Washington, DC, where Andy promptly falls for the French ambassador's daughter.

Writers: Aurania Rouverol, Kay Van Riper | Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Fay Holden, Cecilia Parker

Votes: 203

41. Big City (1937)

Passed | 80 min | Drama

6.4
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To avoid a taxi war, city officials blame a gang bombing on driver Joe Benton's wife Anna and put her on a ship to deport her. The mayor is speaker at a boxers' banquet where Joe pleads for... See full summary »

Writers: Dore Schary, Hugo Butler, Norman Krasna | Directors: Frank Borzage, George B. Seitz | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Luise Rainer, Charley Grapewin, Janet Beecher

Votes: 362

42. Bedside Manner (1945)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

6.2
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Macho pilot is treated by a woman doctor. Complications ensue.

Writers: Malcolm Stuart Boylan, Robert Carson, Frederick J. Jackson | Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: John Carroll, Ruth Hussey, Charles Ruggles, Ann Rutherford

Votes: 97

43. Louisa (1950)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

6.3
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To her family's discomfiture, grandmother Louisa starts dating two men...a grocer and her son's boss.

Writer: Stanley Roberts | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Charles Coburn, Ruth Hussey, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 143

44. Our Wife (1941)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy

6.4
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Jerry Marvin, a talented musician and composer, wallows in drunken self-pity after he is divorced by his wife Babe. Along comes new love Susan, who rescues Jerry and provides him with fresh... See full summary »

Writers: P.J. Wolfson, Lillian Day, Lyon Mearson | Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Ruth Hussey, Ellen Drew, Charles Coburn

Votes: 90

45. Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (1955–1958)

30 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Jane Wyman, Paul Bryar, Simon Scott, Edith Evanson

Votes: 28

46. Vacation Playhouse (1963–1967)

30 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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Summer replacement show featuring pilot programs that had not been sold.

Creators: Hal Kanter, Richard Michaels | Stars: Soupy Sales, Ned Glass, Sid Gould, Darryl Hickman

Votes: 21

47. Playwrights '56 (1955– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Stars: Gene Saks, Albert Dekker, Nina Foch, Russell Hicks

Votes: 22

48. Married Bachelor (1941)

Passed | 81 min | Comedy

6.0
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A man's marriage suffers when he pretends to be a bachelor while promoting "his" best-selling book about married life (actually written by an eccentric professor) in order to pay off a debt to a gangster.

Writers: Dore Schary, Manuel Seff | Directors: Edward Buzzell, Norman Taurog | Stars: Robert Young, Ruth Hussey, Felix Bressart, Lee Bowman

Votes: 102

49. Within the Law (1939)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Mary Turner, is wrongly accused, by her employer Edward Gilder, and then convicted of theft. In prison she studies law books, and on release partners with another woman to legally scam ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Lederer, Edith Fitzgerald, Bayard Veiller | Director: Gustav Machatý | Stars: Ruth Hussey, Tom Neal, Paul Kelly, William Gargan

Votes: 90

50. Woman of the North Country (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.0
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In 1890 Minnesota Christine Powell is the scheming head of the Powell dynasty, the richest mining empire of the era. But the Powell mine deposits are diminishing. The Mesabi range ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Marquis Warren, Prescott Chaplin, Norman Reilly Raine | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Rod Cameron, Ruth Hussey, John Agar, Gale Storm

Votes: 30