Most Popular Titles With William Newell
- Movies or TV
2. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney.
5. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.
6. High Noon (1952)
PG | 85 min | Drama, Western
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.
7. Escape from Fort Bravo (1953)
Passed | 99 min | Western
A ruthless Union captain is renowned throughout his prison fort as the toughest soldier in the business, capable of capturing every escaped convict under his supervision. However, when he ... See full summary »
9. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)
Passed | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy.
10. Honolulu (1939)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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.
11. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.
12. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Passed | 172 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
16. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the ... See full summary »
18. The Outlaw (1943)
Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Western legends Pat Garrett, Doc Holliday and Billy the Kid are played against each other over the law and the attentions of vivacious country vixen Rio McDonald.
21. Pollyanna (1960)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, Family
A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.
23. Tennessee Champ (1954)
Approved | 73 min | Drama
A little B-picture that M-G-M tossed out, barely promoted and forgot about but one that is better than some of the A-dross from Leo in the same era. Shelley Winters, after an absence of 15 ... See full summary »
24. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Another popular 1950's sitcom about a close family. The Stones consist of loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Many situations arise like... See full summary »
25. The Lost Weekend (1945)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama
The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four day drinking bout.
26. Angel and the Badman (1947)
Approved | 100 min | Romance, Western
Quirt Evans, an all round bad guy, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth a quaker girl. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in.
27. Bachelor Father (1957–1962)
30 min | Comedy
Never-married attorney Bentley Gregg took on the task (with help from his "houseboy", Peter) of raising his young niece Kelly, after her parents died in an accident. The job was easier when... See full summary »
28. Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Judge Hardy takes his family to New York City, where Andy quickly falls in love with a socialite. He finds the high society life too expensive, and eventually decides that he liked it better back home.
29. Orchestra Wives (1942)
Approved | 98 min | Music
Connie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbot. After marrying him, she joins the bands tour and learns about ... See full summary »
30. Mighty Joe Young (1949)
84 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
In Africa, the girl Jill Young trades a baby gorilla with two natives and raises the animal. Twelve years later, the talkative and persuasive promoter Max O'Hara organizes a safari to ... See full summary »
31. Fury (1936)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder.
32. Lady in the Lake (1947)
Approved | 105 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
The lady editor of a crime magazine hires Philip Marlowe to find the wife of her boss. The private detective soon finds himself involved in murder.
33. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1953)
TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family
Bud and Lou are unemployed actors living in Mr. Fields' boarding house. Lou's girlfriend Hillary lives across the hall. Any premise would lead to slapstick, puns, lots of gimmicks from their movies.
35. San Francisco (1936)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco.
36. The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)
60 min | Comedy, Family
Lucy is back again in this one hour sequel to I Love Lucy. Lucy and her husband, Ricky Ricardo, are living in the country with their best friends and old landlords, Fred and Ethel Mertz. ... See full summary »
37. Libeled Lady (1936)
TV-G | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel.
38. M (1951)
88 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
In this Americanization of the 1931 German thriller, both the police and the criminal underworld stalk a mysterious killer who preys on small children.
40. Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
TV-G | 94 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy.
41. The Major and the Minor (1942)
Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth.
42. Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The wife of a publishing executive mistakenly believes that her husband's relationship with his attractive secretary is more than professional.
44. Wonder Man (1945)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Fantasy
Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the witness to a murder committed by gangster Ten Grand Jackson. One night, two of Jackson's thugs kill Buzzy and dump his body in the lake... See full summary »
45. The Babe Ruth Story (1948)
106 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The famed slugger is played by Bendix, who resembles Ruth slightly in looks and not at all in baseball ability. The film traces the "life and times" of Ruth, including his famous "called ... See full summary »
46. Riffraff (1936)
Passed | 94 min | Crime, Drama
Fisherman Dutch marries cannery worker Hattie. He quits his poorly paid job to concentrate on getting better working conditions as union leader. Unfortunately, the union members disagree ... See full summary »
47. 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.
48. Bombshell (1933)
Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sexpot film star Lola Burns seeks a new image and tries marrying a marquis, adopting a baby -- all sorts of schemes which go awry.
49. The Sheepman (1958)
Approved | 85 min | Western
A stranger in a Western cattle-town behaves with remarkable self-assurance, establishing himself as a man to be reckoned with. The reason appears with his stock: a herd of sheep, which he ... See full summary »
50. Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)
G | 95 min | Comedy, Musical
In a luxury hotel stage director Nicoleff stages a show to get the money to pay his bills. Mrs. Prentiss, who is backing the show wants her daughter Ann to marry the millionaire T. Mosely ... See full summary »