Most Popular Titles With Burl Ives
- Movies or TV
2. The Big Country (1958)
Unrated | 165 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.
3. East of Eden (1955)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance
In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is frustrated at ... See full summary »
6. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
TV-PG | 108 min | Drama
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
7. 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.
10. Two Moon Junction (1988)
R | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.
11. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama
An Arkansas hobo becomes an overnight media sensation. But as he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
12. Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 TV Movie)
TV-G | 47 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.
14. The Ewok Adventure (1984 TV Movie)
96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children on a quest to find their parents.
15. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)
60 min | Comedy, Western
Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks", since "in all the trains and banks ... See full summary »
16. White Dog (1982)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill Black people.
20. Our Man in Havana (1959)
111 min | Drama, Thriller, Comedy
Jim Wormold is an expatriate Englishman living in pre-revolutionary Havana with his teenage daughter Milly. He owns a vacuum cleaner shop but isn't very successful so he accepts an offer ... See full summary »
22. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2013)
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy
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.
23. 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 »
24. Ensign Pulver (1964)
Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Life becomes so harried after Ensign Pulver's prank, he and the Captain are swept off deck during a storm, ending up on a tropical island, a group of ship wrecked nurses, dancing natives and 1 very big case of appendicitis.
27. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show
Contestants with unusual occupations were interviewed by the panelists. Only questions that could be answered with a "yes" or "no" were allowed. At the conclusion of the questioning, the ... See full summary »
28. So Dear to My Heart (1948)
G | 79 min | Family, Drama
This heartwarming classic tells the tale of a country boy who adopts a mischevious black lamb and learns valuable lessons about love and dedication.
Writers: John Tucker Battle, Maurice Rapf, Ted Sears, Sterling North, Marc Davis, Ken Anderson, Bill Peet | Directors: Harold D. Schuster, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Burl Ives, Beulah Bondi, Bobby Driscoll, Luana Patten
30. Flip (1970–1974)
60 min | Comedy, Music
One of the many variety shows available in the 1970s (along with Sonny and Cher, Captain and Tennille, Donny and Marie, etc). Hosted by black comic Flip Wilson, this show featured skits, ... See full summary »
31. Just You and Me, Kid (1979)
PG | 93 min | Comedy
George Burns stars as a former vaudevillian who befriends a young runaway, played by 14-year old Brooke Shields, who is being chased by drug dealers.
32. Station West (1948)
Passed | 87 min | Action, Mystery, Romance
Dick Powell stars as Haven, a government private investigator assigned to investigate the murders of two cavalrymen. Travelling incognito, Haven arrives in a small frontier outpost, where ... See full summary »
33. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
25 min | Drama, Western
An anthology based (earlier moreso than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Powell was often the star as well as the host.
34. The Bermuda Depths (1978 TV Movie)
98 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Scientists investigating the briny deep are threatened by a giant turtle and the spirit of a young brunette swimmer in the Bermuda Triangle.
36. Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987 TV Movie)
282 min | Biography, Drama
The true story of one of the richest women in America - heiress to the Woolworth fortune. She had vast wealth and seven husbands, but never found lasting love.
38. Day of the Outlaw (1959)
Approved | 92 min | Western
Cowboys and ranchers have to put their differences aside when a gang of outlaws, led by army captain Jack Bruhn, decide to spend the night in a little Western town.
45. Tonight! (1953–1957)
TV-PG | 105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
The show originated as a local New York City late night program in June 1953 and went onto the network in September 1954. Throughout the summer of 1956, Steve Allen was the only host. When ... See full summary »
46. Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960)
105 min | Drama
In this sequel to "Knock On Any Door", the residents of a Chicago tenement building band together to insure that the son of Nick Romano does not follow in his father's footsteps...to the electric chair.
48. Those Fantastic Flying Fools (1967)
95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Phineas T Barnum and friends finance the first flight to the moon but find the task a little above them. They attempt to blast their rocket into orbit from a massive gun barrel built into ... See full summary »
49. The Brass Bottle (1964)
87 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Comedy about the proverbial genie who comes out of a bottle (a table lamp in this instance) to serve his new master. The only problem is that instead of helping his master, the genie (Burl ... See full summary »
50. Desire Under the Elms (1958)
111 min | Drama, Romance
Ephraim Cabot is an old man of amazing vitality who loves his New England farm with a greedy passion. Hating him, and sharing his greed, are the sons of two wives Cabot has overworked into ... See full summary »