Most Popular Titles With Wilfrid Hyde-White
- Movies or TV
1. Columbo (1968–2003)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
With his rumpled raincoat, ever-present cigar, bumbling demeanour and Sherlock Holmesian powers of deduction, disarmingly polite homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo took on some of the most cunning murderers in Los Angeles, most of whom made one fatal, irrevocable mistake: underestimating his investigative genius.
2. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Rod Serling's seminal anthology series focused on ordinary folks who suddenly found themselves in extraordinary, usually supernatural, situations. The stories would typically end with an ironic twist that would see the guilty punished.
3. My Fair Lady (1964)
Approved | 170 min | Drama, Family, Musical
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
4. Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)
60 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
The last major Colonial fighter carrier leads a makeshift fleet of human refugees on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.
5. The Third Man (1949)
Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime.
6. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture.
7. Tarzan, the Ape Man (1981)
R | 107 min | Adventure
The Tarzan story from Jane's point of view. Jane Parker visits her father in Africa where she joins him on an expedition. A couple of brief encounters with Tarzan establish a (sexual) bond ... See full summary »
8. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Tales of visitors to a unique resort island that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.
10. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)
60 min | Adventure, History, Western
Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.
11. The Magic Christian (1969)
M | 92 min | Comedy
Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone--and anything--can be bought with money.
12. Good Morning America (1975– )
120 min | News, Talk-Show
ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was... See full summary »
15. Let's Make Love (1960)
Approved | 119 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the beautiful star of the show, Amanda Dell.
16. Battlestar Galactica (1978)
PG | 148 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
After the destruction of the human colonies, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift refugee fleet in a search for Earth.
19. Peyton Place (1964–1969)
30 min | Drama
The original primetime soap took place in the title town, which was founded by the Peyton family, whose members included the Harringtons. Some of the plots involved Rodney Harrington, the ... See full summary »
20. Vega$ (1978–1981)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas can be seedy or glamorous, depending upon the point of view. This show is also notable for perhaps ... See full summary »
21. Agatha Christie's 'Ten Little Indians' (1965)
91 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Agatha Christie tale of 10 people invited to an isolated place only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. One of them?
22. In Search of the Castaways (1962)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An earthquake, a flash flood, an avalanche, a volcano, alligators, jaguars, mutineers, and a man-eating Maoris dog the steps of a shipping company owner, a scientist, and the two children ... See full summary »
23. John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965)
96 min | Comedy
The Crown Prince of Fawzia gets dropped from the football team at Notre Dame; and his father, King Fawz (Peter Ustinov)... See full synopsis »
24. Ben Casey (1961–1966)
60 min | Drama
Gritty realistic hospital drama featuring manly Dr. Casey against the medical establishment, at first under the watchful eye of Dr. Zorba and later under the thumb of Chief of Surgery Dr. Freeland.
25. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)
90 min | Adventure
This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »
28. In God We Tru$t (1980)
PG | 97 min | Comedy
Raised in a Trappist monastery, the innocent Brother Ambrose sets out to find money to save the bankrupt monastery. His education in worldliness is provided by a hooker. He eventually ... See full summary »
29. The Passionate Friends (1949)
95 min | Drama
The Passionate Friends were in love when young, but separated, and she married an older man. Then Mary Justin meets Steven Stratton again and they have one last fling together in the Alps.
31. Mr. Denning Drives North (1952)
Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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 »
33. Operation Snafu (1961)
89 min | Comedy
When he is pulled up in court for selling stuff on the street, Horace Pope says he was only doing it while waiting to enlist. The judge calls his bluff and forces him to sign up. Pope makes... See full summary »
34. The Liquidator (1965)
105 min | Action, Thriller, Crime
Colonel Mostyn is the chief of a section of the British Security Services when they are embarrassed by the number of spies and defections. The Chief tells him to do something about it so he... See full summary »
35. The Browning Version (1951)
Passed | 90 min | Drama
Forced to retire from an English public school. a disliked professor must confront his utter failures as a teacher, a husband, and a man.
36. Carry on Nurse (1959)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Romance
Set in Haven Hospital where a certain men's ward is causing more havoc than the whole hospital put together. The formidable Matron's debut gives the patients a chill every time she walks ... See full summary »
37. Dick Turpin (1979–1982)
30 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The eighteenth century, swashbuckling adventures of Britain's legendary highwayman. When he returned from military service in Flanders, Dick Turpin discovered he had been cheated out of his... See full summary »
39. The Million Eyes of Su-Muru (1967)
95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Sumuru is a beautiful but evil woman who plans world domination by having her sexy all-female army eliminate male leaders and replace them with her female agents.
40. North West Frontier (1959)
129 min | Adventure, Drama
In British India, a young prince must be taken to safey across rebel-held territory, and an old train is the only way to do it.
41. The Cat and the Canary (1978)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Mystery, Horror
A group of potential heirs gather in a forbidding old house to learn which of them will inherit a fortune. Later, they learn that a flesh-rending maniac is loose.
42. Quentin Durward (1955)
Approved | 103 min | Action, Adventure, History
A Scottish knight in France to facilitate a marriage between a rich and beautiful countess and his aging uncle becomes involved in court intrigue.
43. Bang! Bang! You're Dead! (1966)
92 min | Comedy
One of six travellers who catch the bus from Casablanca airport to Marrakesh is carrying $2 million to pay a local operator to fix United Nations votes. But which one?
44. The Promoter (1952)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy
A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing- some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a ... See full summary »
45. Oh, God! Book II (1980)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy
God asks a young girl to help spread his word and influence with a slogan.
47. Last Holiday (1950)
88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a lonely, unappreciated farm equipment salesman discovers he has only weeks to live, he withdraws his savings for a final holiday at a 'posh' resort.
48. Two Way Stretch (1960)
78 min | Comedy, Crime
Peter Sellers has planned the perfect robbery while in prison. He intends to break out of prison, steal a fortune in diamonds, and break back into prison before anyone notices. With only a ... See full summary »
50. The Plank (1979 TV Short)
28 min | Comedy, Short
This is a pantomime about two construction workers, who discover that a plank is missing from the floor they are just building. They discover that two children have taken the plank and use ... See full summary »