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1. The Letter (1940)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense, but a letter in her own hand may prove her undoing.
2. Pride and Prejudice (1940)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance
Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy come to ... See full summary »
4. I Walk Alone (1947)
Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Frankie Madison leaves prison expecting a share from his ex-partner. But Prohibition bootlegging didn't prepare Frankie for Big Business.
5. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
An American anthology series, with a new episode and different actors and actresses each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan, the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
6. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.
7. Desperate Journey (1942)
Approved | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When the crew of a downed British bomber escape from their Nazi captors with Top Secret intelligence, they make a desperate journey to get out of Germany alive.
8. Above Suspicion (1943)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
Oxford Professor Richard Myles and new bride Frances are off on a European honeymoon. It isn't your typical honeymoon though, for they are on a spying mission for British intelligence on ... See full summary »
9. Man Hunt (1941)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War
British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.
10. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.
12. A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941)
Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Tyrone Power is a pilots' pilot, but he doesn't believe in anything beyond his own abilities. He gets into trouble by flying a new fighter directly to Canada instead of to New York and ... See full summary »
13. Something of Value (1957)
Approved | 113 min | Drama, War
Even though Peter and Kimani grow up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. After the father of Kimani is jailed for following tribal customs, Kimani ... See full summary »
15. Without Reservations (1946)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Romance
En route to Hollywood, an author becomes smitten to a marine, though he is unaware of her celebrity status and is critical of her best-selling novel.
Votes: 1,203 | Gross: $3.00M
17. King Richard and the Crusaders (1954)
Approved | 114 min | Adventure, History, Romance
While leading the Third Crusade, King Richard Lionheart battles treachery in his own camp as well as the Saracens and their charismatic leader Saladin.
Votes: 539 | Gross: $2.10M
19. Lorna Doone (1951)
88 min | Drama, Romance
Set in 17th century Scotland, a young woman falls in love with a humble villager whose community suffers under the rule of her despotic landowning family.
21. Golden Earrings (1947)
Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Romance, War
On the eve of World War II (1939) English officer Ralph Denistoun is in Nazi Germany on an espionage mission to recover a poison gas formula from Prof. Krosigk. He is helped by Lydia and ... See full summary »
Votes: 846 | Gross: $7.00M
23. The Scarlet Coat (1955)
Unrated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
During the Revolutionary War, American Major John Boulton feigns desertion in order to uncover a British plot to seize the stronghold of West Point.
26. Shining Victory (1941)
Approved | 80 min | Drama
In a Scottish sanitarium, a brilliant research psychiatrist works on a treatment for dementia precox. He falls for his altruistic female lab assistant and they begin a passionate tragic relationship.
29. British Intelligence (1940)
Approved | 61 min | Romance, Thriller, War
Although the home of cabinet minister Arthur Bennett is a hotbed of spies, moles, and double agents, no one knows the true identity of notorious German spymaster Strendler.
31. Tarzan and the Trappers (1958 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 70 min | Action, Adventure
After dispatching a ruthless hunter who traps animals for gain, he has to contend with his brother who is out for revenge.
32. The Pathfinder (1952)
Passed | 78 min | Western
Pathfinder, a white man raised by the Mohican Indians, joins forces with the British army to avenge himself on the Mingo warriors and the French, who have brought death and pillage to his ... See full summary »
33. My Son, My Son! (1940)
Passed | 116 min | Drama, Romance
A self-made success is determined to give his son the lavish upbringing he himself was denied. Not surprisingly, the son grows up to be spoiled rotten, causing grief and pain to everyone who loves him.
34. The Seventh Sin (1957)
94 min | Drama
In post-WWII Hong Kong, unhappily married Carol has an affair with a married man. Her husband discovers it and presents her with a choice: travel with him to a remote mainland village or face the scandal of a very public divorce.
37. The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946)
Passed | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Edmund Dantes (Martin Kosleck), The Count of Monte Cristo, rides again in 1832, this time accompanied by (or stood in for) his countess wife, Haydee (Lenore Aubert. He is out for vengeance ... See full summary »
38. The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951)
Passed | 78 min | Crime, Horror, Romance
Edward Jekyll, ignorant of how his father had brought forth death and destruction with his experiments, is pursuing a chemist career despite the fact that he has been discharged from school... See full summary »
39. Tales of Robin Hood (1951)
Approved | 60 min | Adventure
An outlaw and his band sally forth from their hideout in Sherwood Forest to do battle with the brutal Sheriff of Nottingham and his oppressive tax collectors, who are stripping the poor villagers of what little they have left.
40. The Mysterious Doctor (1943)
Approved | 57 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The citizens of a tiny Cornish village are tormented during World War II by a headless ghost which is haunting the local tin mine.
42. A Star Fell from Heaven (1936)
70 min | Comedy
A music student is hired to dub an indisposed tenor in a film entitled A Star fell from Heaven. He does it to become successful and be able to propose to his beloved, his housekeeper's ... See full summary »
43. The Royal African Rifles (1953)
75 min | Adventure
A shipment of Vickers machine guns is stolen from a British warship in Bombasa Harbor, Africa, in 1914, and Denham is assigned to track them down. He poses as a hunter and follows a trail ... See full summary »
44. Crime Over London (1936)
Approved | 63 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance
Things are getting too hot in New York City for "Joker" Finnegan and his gang, so they decide to move their activities to London. There, Inspector Gray of Scotland Yard is keeping a polite ... See full summary »
45. Celia (1949)
64 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An actress is persuaded by her boyfriend, the head of a private-detective agency, to take a job as a housekeeper in the home of a wealthy elderly woman. It seems that no one has seen the ... See full summary »
46. Strange Journey (1946)
Approved | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Reformed racketeer "Lucky" Leeds flees from the police when he thinks they are about to arrest him for a murder he didn't commit. He and his wife Patti fly to his privately-owned remote ... See full summary »
48. Secrets of Monte Carlo (1951)
Passed | 60 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Romance
An Eastern potentate, the Rajah of Bandor (Charles Lung), and his American bride (Sue Casey), are robbed of a fortune in jewels on the Riviera, by a quartet of thieves led by Otto Von ... See full summary »
49. The Witness Vanishes (1939)
Approved | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Railroaded to an insane asylum twenty years ago by four men who had taken over his newspaper, Lucius Marplay, publisher of the London Sun, escapes with the sole intent of murdering the four... See full summary »