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1. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.

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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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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

6. 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

7. Blackmail (1939)

Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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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

8. 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

9. Married Bachelor (1941)

Passed | 81 min | Comedy

6.5
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Randolph Haven (Robert Young), an irresponsible sort, and his wife Norma (Ruth Hussey), have been married for seven years and still very much in love, although Norma is dissatisfied with ... See full summary »

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

10. 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

11. 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

12. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2013)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.0
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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

13. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Betty Furness, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva, James Daly

14. 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

15. Another Thin Man (1939)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Mystery, Drama

7.4
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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

16. The Uninvited (1944)

Passed | 99 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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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

17. 'Northwest Passage' (Book I -- Rogers' Rangers) (1940)

Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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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

18. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Stars: Ronald Reagan, Edgar Buchanan, Lee Marvin, Nancy Reagan

19. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Harry Townes, Michael Rennie

20. 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 ... See full summary »

Stars: James Stewart, Julie Adams, Jonathan Daly, Ellen Geer

21. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)

25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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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

22. Insight (1960–1984)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Ellwood Kieser, Martin Sheen, Brian Keith, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

23. 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

24. 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

25. 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

26. 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

27. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.1
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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

28. 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

29. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.1
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Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

30. Hold That Kiss (1938)

Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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June Evans, clothing model, and Tommy Bradford, travel agent, both dream of being rich. When they meet at millionaire, J. Westley Piermont's daughter's wedding, they both assume each other ... See full summary »

Writer: Stanley Rauh | Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Maureen O'Sullivan, Dennis O'Keefe, Mickey Rooney, George Barbier

31. The New Perry Mason (1973–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.3
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Stars: Monte Markham, Sharon Acker, Albert Stratton, Harry Guardino

32. Marine Raiders (1944)

90 min | War, Drama, Action

5.7
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Writers: Martin Rackin, Warren Duff | Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Robert Ryan, Ruth Hussey, Frank McHugh

33. The Resurrection of Broncho Billy (1970)

23 min | Western, Short

6.8
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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

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

Passed | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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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

35. 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

36. 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

37. MGM Parade (1955–1956)

30 min

6.1
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The original concept of the show was to allow the viewer to see the inner workings of a movie studio and featured interviews with MGM stars and explanations of how movies were made. Later, ... See full summary »

Stars: George Murphy, Carey Wilson, Judy Garland, John Nesbitt

38. Mr. Music (1950)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.2
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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

39. Big City (1937)

Passed | 80 min | Drama

6.5
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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

40. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min

8.6
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

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

41. Maisie (1939)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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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

42. 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.

Creator: Richard Michaels | Stars: Soupy Sales, Darryl Hickman, Wallace Ford, Marvin Kaplan

43. Celanese Theatre (1951–1952)

60 min | Drama

6.2
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This program consisted of adaptations of high-quality plays written by leading playwrights.

Stars: Philip Coolidge, Wendell Corey, Ralph Morgan, Wesley Addy

44. Louisa (1950)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

6.4
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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

45. 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: Paul Bryar, Tim Graham, Marguerite Chapman, Robert Armstrong

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

30 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Jane Wyman, Paul Bryar, Edith Evanson, Anthony Eustrel

47. The Christophers (1952– )

30 min

7.4
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Stars: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Ruth Hussey, Dean Jagger

48. Tennessee Johnson (1942)

Passed | 103 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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The bio of Andrew Johnson from his first arrival in Tennessee to his rise to the Presidency 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

49. Rich Man, Poor Girl (1938)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Writers: Joseph Fields, Jerome Chodorov, Edith Ellis, Edgar Franklin | Director: Reinhold Schünzel | Stars: Robert Young, Lana Turner, Lew Ayres, Ruth Hussey

50. Shower of Stars (1954–1958)

60 min | Family, Drama

7.9
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Stars: Jack Benny, William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Red Skelton