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1. Rebecca (1940)

Not Rated | 130 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.

Writers: Daphne Du Maurier, Robert E. Sherwood, Joan Harrison, Philip MacDonald, Michael Hogan | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Votes: 78,086

2. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Passed | 172 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, MacKinlay Kantor | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright

Votes: 35,906

3. The Preacher's Wife (1996)

PG | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.4
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Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Nathan, Robert E. Sherwood, Leonardo Bercovici, Nat Mauldin, Allan Scott | Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, Courtney B. Vance, Gregory Hines

Votes: 8,375

4. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Jack Carter

Votes: 591

5. The Petrified Forest (1936)

Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert.

Writers: Charles Kenyon, Delmer Daves, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Leslie Howard, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis, Genevieve Tobin

Votes: 8,778

6. Waterloo Bridge (1940)

Passed | 108 min | Drama, War, Romance

7.8
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During WWI, believing her fiancé to be dead, a young ballerina loses her job and is forced to turn to prostitution.

Writers: S.N. Behrman, Hans Rameau, George Froeschel, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Lucile Watson, Virginia Field

Votes: 6,528

7. The Bishop's Wife (1947)

Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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A bishop trying to get a new cathedral built prays for guidance. An angel (Cary Grant) arrives, but his guidance isn't about fundraising.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, Leonardo Bercovici, Robert Nathan | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley

Votes: 9,360

8. Northwest Passage (1940)

Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.1
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Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected.

Writers: Laurence Stallings, Talbot Jennings, Kenneth Roberts | Directors: King Vidor, Jack Conway, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 2,373

9. Marie Antoinette (1938)

Passed | 149 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens.

Writers: Claudine West, Donald Ogden Stewart, Ernest Vajda, Stefan Zweig | Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Julien Duvivier | Stars: Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore, Robert Morley

Votes: 1,979

10. Waterloo Bridge (1931)

81 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.6
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A prostitute's self-loathing makes her reluctant to marry an idealistic soldier during World War One.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, Benn W. Levy, Tom Reed | Director: James Whale | Stars: Mae Clarke, Douglass Montgomery, Doris Lloyd, Frederick Kerr

Votes: 1,762

11. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 71

12. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)

Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Drama

7.6
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A noblewoman discovers her husband is The Scarlet Pimpernel, a vigilante who rescues aristocrats from the blade of the guillotine.

Writers: Baroness Emmuska Orczy, Lajos Biró, S.N. Behrman, Robert E. Sherwood, Arthur Wimperis | Director: Harold Young | Stars: Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon, Raymond Massey, Nigel Bruce

Votes: 2,759

13. Man on a Tightrope (1953)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.1
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Czech circus owner-Clown and his entire troupe employ a daring stratagem in order to escape en masse from behind the iron curtain.

Writers: Neil Paterson, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Fredric March, Terry Moore, Gloria Grahame, Cameron Mitchell

Votes: 598

14. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)

Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, Grover Jones | Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Gordon, Mary Howard

Votes: 1,175

15. The Ghost Goes West (1935)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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An American businessman's family convinces him to buy a Scottish castle and disassemble it to ship it to America brick by brick, where it will be put it back together. The castle though is ... See full summary »

Writers: René Clair, Eric Keown, Geoffrey Kerr, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: René Clair | Stars: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 1,065

16. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

Votes: 66

17. The Divorce of Lady X (1938)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Divorce lawyer Everard Logan thinks the woman who spent the night in his hotel room is the erring wife of his new client.

Writers: Gilbert Wakefield, Lajos Biró, Ian Dalrymple, Arthur Wimperis | Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier, Binnie Barnes, Ralph Richardson

Votes: 816

18. Jupiter's Darling (1955)

95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.8
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Fabius loves his beautiful but vulnerable city, Rome, and he also loves his beautiful but invulnerable fiancée, Amytis. Fascinated by the tales she has heard about Hannibal, who is about to... See full summary »

Writers: Dorothy Kingsley, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Esther Williams, Howard Keel, Marge Champion, Gower Champion

Votes: 354

19. Idiot's Delight (1939)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.7
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A group of disparate travelers are caught are thrown together in a posh Alpine hotel when the borders are closed at the start of WWII.

Writer: Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Norma Shearer, Clark Gable, Edward Arnold, Charles Coburn

Votes: 833

20. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 40

21. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, Robert Brown, Brian Rix, Jane Barrett

Votes: 51

22. The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)

Passed | 104 min | Adventure, Biography, Romance

5.7
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Marco Polo travels from Venice to Peking, where he quickly discovers spaghetti and gunpowder and falls in love with the Emperor's daughter. The Emperor Kublai Khan is a kindly fellow, but ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, N.A. Pogson | Directors: Archie Mayo, John Cromwell | Stars: Gary Cooper, Sigrid Gurie, Basil Rathbone, George Barbier

Votes: 686

23. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.3
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This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Votes: 62

24. Roman Scandals (1933)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.5
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A kind-hearted young man is thrown out of his corrupt home town of West Rome, Oklahoma. He falls asleep and dreams that he is back in the days of olden Rome, where he gets mixed up with court intrigue and a murder plot against the Emperor.

Writers: George S. Kaufman, Robert E. Sherwood, William Anthony McGuire, George Oppenheimer, Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin | Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Eddie Cantor, The Goldwyn Girls, Ruth Etting, Gloria Stuart

Votes: 418

25. Over the Moon (1939)

78 min | Comedy

5.8
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Young Jane Benson just about manages to make ends meet running the large family house in Yorkshire. In love with local doctor Freddie Jarvis, she suggests they marry, but almost at once ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, Lajos Biró, Anthony Pelissier, Alec Coppel, Arthur Wimperis | Directors: Thornton Freeland, William K. Howard | Stars: Merle Oberon, Rex Harrison, Ursula Jeans, Robert Douglas

Votes: 147

26. Rasputin and the Empress (1932)

Passed | 121 min | Drama, History

6.6
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A prince plots to kill the mad monk Rasputin for the good of the czar, the czarina and Russia.

Writer: Charles MacArthur | Directors: Richard Boleslawski, Charles Brabin | Stars: John Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 517

27. Gaby (1956)

96 min | Drama

6.1
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This is a remake of the 1931 and 1940 versions of the movie Waterloo Bridge.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, S.N. Behrman, Hans Rameau, George Froeschel, Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich, Charles Lederer | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Leslie Caron, John Kerr, Cedric Hardwicke, Taina Elg

Votes: 232

28. Main Street to Broadway (1953)

Approved | 103 min | Music, Romance

5.5
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In New York, a surly, down-on-his-heels playwright meets a country girl who's giving up trying to act and returning home. He goes with her for inspiration when his agent convinces a stage ... See full summary »

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Tommy Morton, Mary Murphy, Agnes Moorehead, Herb Shriner

Votes: 37

29. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 21

30. Tovarich (1937)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy

7.3
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Ousted from their homeland by the Bolshevik revolution, a royal Russian couple find themselves impoverished and living in Paris. They take positions as butler and housemaid in a wealthy ... See full summary »

Writers: Jacques Deval, Casey Robinson, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Charles Boyer, Basil Rathbone, Anita Louise

Votes: 385

31. Reunion in Vienna (1933)

98 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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An archduke who had been banished from Austria returns to Vienna for a reunion of his old fellow aristocrats and meets up with the former love of his life, who is now married to a psychoanalyst.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, Ernest Vajda, Claudine West | Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: John Barrymore, Diana Wynyard, Frank Morgan, Henry Travers

Votes: 179

32. Thunder in the City (1937)

87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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A visiting American engages in a bold business promotion, the likes of which the British have not seen.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, Aben Kandel, Ákos Tolnay, Jack E. Jewell, Dudley Sturrock | Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Nigel Bruce, Constance Collier, Luli Deste

Votes: 173

34. Escape in the Desert (1945)

79 min | Drama

6.2
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Writers: Marvin Borowsky, Thomas Job, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Edward A. Blatt | Stars: Jean Sullivan, Philip Dorn, Irene Manning, Helmut Dantine

Votes: 61

35. There Shall Be No Night (1957 TV Movie)

90 min

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Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, Morton Wishengrad | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Val Avery, Theodore Bikel, Charles Boyer, Katharine Cornell

36. Cock of the Air (1932)

80 min | Comedy

6.9
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An opera diva sets her sights on a womanizing army officer.

Writers: Charles Lederer, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Tom Buckingham | Stars: Chester Morris, Billie Dove, Matt Moore, Walter Catlett

Votes: 21

37. Alta comedia (1965– )

120 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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Stars: Eduardo Rudy, Alfredo Iglesias, Ignacio Quirós, Olga Zubarry

Votes: 5

38. Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950–1952)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Dramatic anthology series presenting plays adopted from Pulitzer Prize winning stories, plays, novels, etc.

Stars: Elmer Davis, Charles Dingle, Richard Bishop, Joan Chandler

Votes: 21

39. The Royal Bed (1931)

75 min | Comedy

6.0
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The hapless king of a small European nation must put up with a domineering queen, a daughter who wants to elope with her boyfriend, a peasant revolt and a scheming son who wants to be king ... See full summary »

Writers: J. Walter Ruben, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Lowell Sherman | Stars: Lowell Sherman, Mary Astor, Anthony Bushell, Hugh Trevor

Votes: 99

40. Celanese Theatre (1951–1952)

60 min | Drama

6.2
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This program consisted of adaptations of high-quality plays written by leading playwrights.

Stars: Philip Coolidge, Wendell Corey, Ralph Morgan, Wesley Addy

Votes: 14

41. The Lucky Lady (1926)

Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Writers: Bertram Bloch, James T. O'Donohoe, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Greta Nissen, Lionel Barrymore, William Collier Jr., Marc McDermott

Votes: 13

42. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1964 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama

7.6
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The life of Abraham Lincoln is traced from the 1830s when he was a struggling backwoods lawyer to winning the Presidency in 1860.

Writers: Robert Hartung, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Jason Robards, Kate Reid, Jack Bittner, Burt Brinckerhoff

Votes: 12

43. Musical Comedy Time (1950–1951)

60 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Live adaptations of operettas and Broadway musical comedies.

Stars: Melville Cooper, Billy Gilbert, Henry Calvin, Wilbur Evans

Votes: 7

44. Around the World with Douglas Fairbanks (1931)

80 min | Documentary

7.1
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Writer: Robert E. Sherwood | Directors: Douglas Fairbanks, Victor Fleming | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Victor Fleming, Duke Kahanamoku, Sôjin Kamiyama

Votes: 21

45. Primera fila (1962–1965)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Fernando Delgado, José María Escuer, Valeriano Andrés, Valentín Tornos

46. Two Kinds of Women (1932)

75 min | Drama

6.6
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The daughter of a senator from South Dakota visits Manhattan for the first time, eager to see the sights of the big city. While there, she finds herself caught up in an affair with a ... See full summary »

Writers: Benjamin Glazer, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: William C. de Mille | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Phillips Holmes, Irving Pichel, Wynne Gibson

Votes: 28

47. The Age for Love (1931)

81 min | Drama

6.6
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A wife does not want children, her husband leaves her and marries a woman who does.

Writers: Frank Lloyd, Ernest Pascal, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Billie Dove, Charles Starrett, Lois Wilson, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 17

48. Noche de teatro (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Pedro Sempson, Daniel Dicenta, José Luis Lespe, Manuel Dicenta

49. For Auld Lang Syne (1939)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

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The fourth in the series of shorts requesting funds from the theatre audience for the Will Rogers Memorial Hospital in Saranac, New York, preceded by the third one which was produced by ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Burk Symon | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Raymond Massey, Will Rogers, Robert E. Sherwood

50. Critic at Large (1948–1949)

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: John Mason Brown, Norman Cousins, Clifton Fadiman, Jo Mielziner