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1. The 1975 Annual Entertainment Hall of Fame Awards (1975 TV Movie)

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Writer: Bill Ludwig | Stars: George Burns, Richard Chamberlain, Roz Clark, Bette Davis

2. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min

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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

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

3. Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 1 (1936)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

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Viewers are provided a visit to Ken Maynard's private circus; Bette Davis poses for her portrait; Frank McHugh plays with his children; a visit to the West Side Tennis Club affords glimpses of many stars.

Writer: Ralph Staub | Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Virginia Bruce, James Cagney, Lili Damita, Bette Davis

4. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

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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 »

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

5. Wonderful Town (1958 TV Movie)

120 min | Musical

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Ruth Sherwood and her sister, Eileen, have moved to 1935 Greenwich Village. They're surrounded by colorful Village characters (including an out-of-work football player known as the Wreck... See full synopsis »

Writers: Jerome Chodorov, Joseph Fields | Directors: Mel Ferber, Herbert Ross | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Sydney Chaplin, Jacquelyn McKeever, Joseph Buloff

6. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Bob Hope, Skitch Henderson

7. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

8. All Star Revue (1950– )

60 min | Comedy

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This early comedy program started off with a rotating cast of four famous comedians, each of whom would take turns hosting the show. The program format was similar to that of a Vaudeville ... See full summary »

Stars: Jimmy Durante, Eddie Jackson, Jack Roth, Danny Thomas

9. His Girl Friday (1940)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.

Writers: Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart

10. The 39th Annual Academy Awards (1967 TV Special)

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Neile Adams, Anouk Aimée, Ann-Margret

11. ABC Late Night (1973–1975)

90 min

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Stars: Jack Burns, Liza Minnelli, Avery Schreiber, Glenn Ford

12. The Women (1939)

Not Rated | 133 min | Comedy, Drama

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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

13. Auntie Mame (1958)

Unrated | 143 min | Comedy, Drama

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An orphan goes to live with his free-spirited aunt. Conflict ensues when the executor of his father's estate objects to the aunt's lifestyle.

Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Patrick Dennis | Director: Morton DaCosta | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker, Coral Browne, Fred Clark

14. Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History

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The history of Hollywood film from the medium's invention to the birth of the New Hollywood in 1970.

Stars: Christopher Plummer, Daniel Selznick, Gregory Orr, Samuel Goldwyn Jr.

15. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 4 January 1953 (1953)

Comedy, Family, Game-Show

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Director: Franklin Heller | Stars: Steve Allen, Bennett Cerf, John Daly, Arlene Francis

16. The 37th Annual Academy Awards (1965 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Julie Andrews, Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Ashley

17. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, John Doucette, Walter Coy

18. The Loretta Young Show (1953–1961)

30 min | Drama

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A drama anthology series hosted by actress Loretta Young. In addition to hosting the seres, she played the lead in various episodes.

Stars: Loretta Young, John Milton Kennedy, Robert Foulk, John Newland

19. The 41st Annual Academy Awards (1969 TV Special)

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Directors: Gower Champion, Richard Dunlap | Stars: Jack Albertson, Alan Arkin, Ingrid Bergman, Mel Brooks

20. Breakdowns of 1938 (1938)

13 min | Comedy, Short

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This was one of the annual "blooper" reels screened by the Warners Club, an organization of Warners actors, crew and executives. It was meant to poke fun at the flubs and bloopers that ... See full summary »

Stars: Eddie Acuff, Katharine Alexander, Fay Bainter, Robert Barrat

21. The Trouble with Angels (1966)

PG | 112 min | Comedy

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Two high-spirited young students at St. Francis Academy For Girls keep things hopping for the challenged Mother Superior and her staff of bewildered Sisters.

Writers: Blanche Hanalis, Jane Trahey | Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, Binnie Barnes, Camilla Sparv

22. The 30th Annual Academy Awards (1958 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Alan Handley | Stars: Anna Maria Alberghetti, June Allyson, Fred Astaire, Ann Blyth

23. Craig's Wife (1936)

Approved | 73 min | Drama

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A domineering woman marries a wealthy man for his money, and then uses her position to further her own ambitions for money and power.

Writers: Mary C. McCall Jr., George Kelly | Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Rosalind Russell, John Boles, Billie Burke, Jane Darwell

24. It Had to Happen (1936)

79 min | Drama

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A poor boy rises to power in politics. When the banker husband of his secret love takes money and flees the country, he replaces the lost amount and becomes implicated in the crime.

Writers: Rupert Hughes, Kathryn Scola, Howard Ellis Smith | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: George Raft, Rosalind Russell, Leo Carrillo, Arline Judge

25. Picnic (1955)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance

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Emotions are ignited amongst the complacent townsfolk when a handsome drifter arrives in a small Kansas community on the morning of the Labour Day picnic.

Writers: Daniel Taradash, William Inge | Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg

26. Night Must Fall (1937)

Passed | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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When a rich but cantankerous dowager on an isolated estates hires an engaging handyman, her niece/companion becomes suspicious of his motives.

Writers: Emlyn Williams, John Van Druten | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Merle Tottenham, Kathleen Harrison, Dame May Whitty, Rosalind Russell

27. The Citadel (1938)

Passed | 110 min | Drama

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Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its ... See full summary »

Writers: Ian Dalrymple, Frank Wead, Elizabeth Hill, Emlyn Williams, A.J. Cronin | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison

28. Gypsy (1962)

Approved | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.

Writers: Arthur Laurents, Gypsy Rose Lee, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Paul Wallace

29. Sister Kenny (1946)

TV-G | 116 min | Biography, Drama

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Elizabeth Kenny, as a young nurse out in the Australian bush discovers an effective treatment for polio, but can't get official recognition or sanction for her techniques and theories. For ... See full summary »

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Alexander Knox, Mary McCarthy, Sister Kenny, Martha Ostenso | Director: Dudley Nichols | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Alexander Knox, Dean Jagger, Philip Merivale

30. The Candid Camera Story (Very Candid) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures 1937 Convention (1937)

Approved | 17 min | Documentary, Short

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This short chronicles, in a semihumorous way, events associated with MGM's 1937 convention for the studio's national sales and distribution staff. First the delegates arrive by train in San... See full summary »

Stars: Louis B. Mayer, Al Lichtman, William F. Rodgers, James E. Davis

31. My Sister Eileen (1942)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy

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Sisters Ruth and Eileen Sherwood move from Ohio to New York in the hopes of building their careers. Ruth wants to get a job as a writer, while Eileen hopes to succeed on the stage. The two ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Fields, Jerome Chodorov, Ruth McKenney | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne, Janet Blair, George Tobias

32. The 34th Annual Academy Awards (1962 TV Special)

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Eddie Albert, Ann-Margret, Fred Astaire

33. China Seas (1935)

Passed | 87 min | Action, Drama, Adventure

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When earthy Dolly Portland is rejected by Captain Gaskell in favor of a socialite, she aids Jamesy McCardle, in league with Malay pirates, in his plot to seize his ship.

Writers: Jules Furthman, James Kevin McGuinness, Crosbie Garstin | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Wallace Beery, Lewis Stone

34. Take a Letter, Darling (1942)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy

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A struggling painter takes a job as a secretary to a female advertising executive. While working to obtain an account from a tobacco company, they end up falling in love.

Writers: Claude Binyon, George Beck | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Fred MacMurray, Macdonald Carey, Constance Moore

35. Roughly Speaking (1945)

117 min | Comedy, Drama

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In the 1920s, enterprising Louise Randall is determined to succeed in a man's world. She enrolls at business college but her plans for a career change when she falls in love with handsome ... See full summary »

Writer: Louise Randall Pierson | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Jack Carson, Robert Hutton, Jean Sullivan

36. Screen Snapshots Series 19, No. 9: Sports in Hollywood (1940)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Hollywood favorites both participate in, and watch, a variety of popular sports.

Writer: Ralph Staub | Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Ken Murray, Richard Arlen, Mischa Auer, Robert Benchley

37. Summer Theatre (1953– )

30 min | Drama

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A filmed anthology presented in the summer of 1953.

Stars: Vincent Price, Joan Leslie, Virginia Farmer, Lillian Albertson

38. At Long Last Cole (1975 TV Movie)

90 min

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A delightful, delicious, delovely tribute to Cole Porter. A special star-studded gala event filmed at 20th Century Fox studios for the premiere of "At Long Last Love."

Director: Ronald Lyon | Stars: Fred Astaire, Peter Bogdanovich, Ray Bolger, Eileen Brennan

39. Five Finger Exercise (1962)

109 min | Drama

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A long-married couple are at war with each other and with their teenage son and daughter. The presence of a handsome young tutor complicates and sensitizes the savage domestic tensions ... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Peter Shaffer | Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Jack Hawkins, Richard Beymer, Maximilian Schell

40. The Feminine Touch (1941)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy

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John Hathaway is a professor of psychology at Digby College. His students are bored as he is with the students. He leaves college to go to New York to have his manuscript on jealousy ... See full summary »

Writers: George Oppenheimer, Edmund L. Hartmann, Ogden Nash | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Don Ameche, Kay Francis, Van Heflin

41. The 31st Annual Academy Awards (1959 TV Special)

100 min | Family

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Director: Alan Handley | Stars: Nick Adams, Buddy Adler, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Eddie Albert

42. A Majority of One (1961)

156 min | Comedy, Family, Drama

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A gentle love story about a Japanese businessman and widower, and a Brooklyn widow. But before a happy ending can ensue, they must learn again the lessons of tolerance, kindness and forgiveness.

Writer: Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Alec Guinness, Ray Danton, Madlyn Rhue

43. Evelyn Prentice (1934)

Passed | 79 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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The neglected wife of a high profile attorney dallies with a unscrupulous womanizer and finds herself involved in blackmail and murder.

Writers: Lenore J. Coffee, W.E. Woodward | Director: William K. Howard | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Una Merkel, Rosalind Russell

44. Rosie! (1967)

98 min | Comedy

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Rosie is a sweet, rich and generous woman, especially when is comes to giving money. Daughters, Mildred and Edith, are worried that she will spend all their inheritance, so they plan to ... See full summary »

Writers: Ruth Gordon, Philippe Hériat, Samuel A. Taylor | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Sandra Dee, Brian Aherne, James Farentino

45. The Velvet Touch (1948)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

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Broadway star Valerie Stanton, breaking up with her producer-lover Gordon Dunning, unintentionally kills him. In flashback, she recalls meeting new flame Michael Morrell, and Dunning's ... See full summary »

Writers: Leo Rosten, Walter Reilly, William Mercer, Annabel Ross | Director: Jack Gage | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Leo Genn, Claire Trevor, Sydney Greenstreet

46. Hired Wife (1940)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy

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Cement company CEO Stephen Dexter asks his secretary Kendall to marry him as a wife in name only, an arrangement made to protect his finances from an attempt at a hostile business takeover.... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Connell, Gladys Lehman, George Beck | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne, Virginia Bruce, Robert Benchley

47. This Thing Called Love (1940)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy

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Two professional people marry, but the wife insists that they be celibate for the first three months, just to see if they are truly compatible. The husband tries various tricks to lure his ... See full summary »

Writers: Edwin J. Burke, Ken Englund, George Seaton, P.J. Wolfson | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Melvyn Douglas, Binnie Barnes, Allyn Joslyn

48. Trouble for Two (1936)

Passed | 75 min | Drama

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The Crown Prince is to marry the Princess Brenda of Irania, but the Princess declines the arranged marriage. Relieved, Florizel heads for London, with the Colonel, where he seeks adventure ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Louis Stevenson, Manuel Seff, Edward E. Paramore Jr. | Director: J. Walter Ruben | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Rosalind Russell, Frank Morgan, Reginald Owen

49. A Woman of Distinction (1950)

85 min | Comedy

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Ice-cold college dean Susan Middlecott feels there's no room in her life for romance. Enter Prof. Alec Stevenson, British lecturer on astronomy, touring North America and in possession of a... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Hoffman, Frank Tashlin, Ian McLellan Hunter, Hugo Butler | Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Ray Milland, Edmund Gwenn, Janis Carter

50. Reckless (1935)

Passed | 97 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

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Wealthy Bob Harrison buys all the seats in the theatre to watch Mona Leslie's musical by himself. He loves her, her agent Ned Riley loves her. Conflict ensues.

Writers: P.J. Wolfson, David O. Selznick | Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Franchot Tone, May Robson