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1. Great Expectations (1946)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Writers: Charles Dickens, David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Kay Walsh, Cecil McGivern | Director: David Lean | Stars: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager, Jean Simmons

2. Oliver Twist (1948)

Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Based on the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist is about an orphan boy who runs away from a workhouse and meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. Oliver is taken in by the pickpocket ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Dickens, David Lean, Stanley Haynes | Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, Francis L. Sullivan

3. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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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

4. Joan of Arc (1948)

Unrated | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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In the Fifteenth Century, France is a defeated and ruined nation after the One Hundred Years War against England. The fourteen years old farm girl Joan of Arc claims to hear voices from ... See full summary »

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Andrew Solt | Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, José Ferrer, Francis L. Sullivan, J. Carrol Naish

5. Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Cleopatra hasn't been on the throne of the pharoahs of Egypt very long when Julius Caesar pays a visit. Caesar finds the prospect of romance more tempting than he expected, since Cleopatra ... See full summary »

Writer: George Bernard Shaw | Director: Gabriel Pascal | Stars: Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger, Flora Robson

6. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

7. The Prodigal (1955)

112 min | Drama

5.2
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A wealthy young Hebrew traveling in Damascus renounces his faith after is seduced by an alluring pagan priestess and cheated of his fortune by the High Priest as well.

Writers: Joseph Breen, Samuel James Larsen, Maurice Zimm | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Lana Turner, Edmund Purdom, Louis Calhern, Audrey Dalton

8. My Favorite Spy (1951)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.6
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Peanuts White, a burlesque comic, is recruited by U.S. agents to impersonate international spy Eric Augustine (whom White resembles) in a mission to purchase a million-dollar microfilm in ... See full summary »

Writers: Edmund Beloin, Lou Breslow, Edmund L. Hartmann, Jack Sher, Hal Kanter | Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Bob Hope, Hedy Lamarr, Francis L. Sullivan, Arnold Moss

9. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Stars: Ronald Reagan, Edgar Buchanan, Lee Marvin, Nancy Reagan

10. The Citadel (1938)

Passed | 110 min | Drama

7.3
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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

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

12. Night and the City (1950)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.

Writers: Jo Eisinger, Gerald Kersh | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe

13. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

7.5
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Helen Hayes, Royal Dano

14. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

15. 'Pimpernel' Smith (1941)

Passed | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Professor Horatio Smith, while seeming very unassuming, rescues victims of Nazi persecution during World War II.

Writers: Anatole de Grunwald, A.G. Macdonell, Wolfgang Wilhelm, Roland Pertwee | Director: Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, Francis L. Sullivan, Allan Jeayes, Peter Gawthorne

16. Lights Out (1946–1952)

30 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror

7.4
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Stars: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue, Mercer McLeod, Leslie Nielsen

17. 21 Days Together (1940)

72 min | Drama

6.4
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After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover's blackmailing husband, someone else is arrested for the crime. When he is found guilty, Larry and Wanda have just three weeks together ... See full summary »

Writers: John Galsworthy, Graham Greene, Basil Dean | Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Leslie Banks, Laurence Olivier, Francis L. Sullivan

18. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

19. The Chinese Puzzle (1932)

81 min | Crime

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Writers: Frances Barclay, Leon M. Lion, H. Fowler Mear | Director: Guy Newall | Stars: Leon M. Lion, Lilian Braithwaite, Elizabeth Allan, Austin Trevor

20. 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

21. The Winslow Boy (1948)

117 min | Drama

7.9
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In pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a petty theft, but his parents raise a political furor by demanding a trial.

Writers: Terence Rattigan, Anatole de Grunwald | Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke, Basil Radford, Margaret Leighton

22. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.2
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Stars: Philip Carey, Willis Bouchey, Laraine Day, Thomas Mitchell

23. Christopher Columbus (1949)

99 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.1
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Christopher Columbus overcomes intrigue at the Spanish court and convinces Queen Isabella that his plan to reach the East by sailing west is practical.

Writers: Rafael Sabatini, Muriel Box, Sydney Box, Cyril Roberts | Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Francis L. Sullivan, Kathleen Ryan

24. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Hayden Rorke, John Doucette

25. Drums (1938)

Approved | 104 min | Adventure, War

6.6
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Set in the India of the British Raj. All the Indians are portrayed as untrustworthy, plotting to overthrow their British masters. The only 'loyal' Indian is Prince Azim who tries to warn ... See full summary »

Writers: A.E.W. Mason, Lajos Biró, Arthur Wimperis, Patrick Kirwan, Hugh Gray | Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Sabu, Raymond Massey, Roger Livesey, Valerie Hobson

26. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Documentary dramas - plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here.

Stars: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

27. Behave Yourself! (1951)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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When a cute Welsh terrier follows Bill Denny home, little does he know that all gangland has its eye on that dog. Who will be bumbling Bill's undoing - the gangsters, the cops, or his suspicious mother-in-law?

Writers: George Beck, Frank Tarloff | Director: George Beck | Stars: Farley Granger, Shelley Winters, William Demarest, Francis L. Sullivan

28. The Avengers (1942)

87 min | Drama, War

6.2
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Horse race tipster and journalist Metcalfe is picked for the job of foreign correspondent in Norway when Hitler invades Poland. On the way to Norway his boat is attacked by a German U-Boat,... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Owen, Terence Rattigan, Anatole de Grunwald, Patrick Kirwan | Director: Harold French | Stars: Hugh Williams, Griffith Jones, Deborah Kerr, Ralph Richardson

29. Climbing High (1938)

78 min | Comedy

6.6
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Wealthy young man (Redgrave) pretends to be poor to be close to a model (Matthews) though he nearly engaged to an aristocrat (Vyner).

Writers: Marion Dix, Sonnie Hale, Lesser Samuels | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Michael Redgrave, Noel Madison, Alastair Sim

30. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Richard Gaines, Raymond Greenleaf, James Seay, Robert Foulk

31. Great Expectations (1934)

100 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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9 year old 'Pip' Pirrip, an orphan living with relatives, aids and befriends an escaped convict on the moors, an act that will have a profound effect on his life.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Gladys Unger | Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Henry Hull, Phillips Holmes, Jane Wyatt, Florence Reed

32. Plunder of the Sun (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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An American insurance adjuster, stranded in Havana, becomes involved with an archaeologist and a collector of antiquities in a hunt for treasure in the Mexican ruins of Zapoteca.

Writers: Jonathan Latimer, David Dodge | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Glenn Ford, Diana Lynn, Patricia Medina, Francis L. Sullivan

33. Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935)

87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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An opium-addicted choirmaster develops an obsession for a beautiful young girl and will not stop short of murder in order to have her.

Writers: Leopold Atlas, John L. Balderston, Charles Dickens, Bradley King, Gladys Unger | Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Claude Rains, Douglass Montgomery, Heather Angel, David Manners

34. The Red Danube (1949)

Passed | 119 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.4
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Shortly after the end of World War II, British Colonel Michael 'Hooky' Nicobar is assigned to a unit in the British Zone of Vienna. His duty is to aid the Soviet authorities to repatriate ... See full summary »

Writers: Gina Kaus, Arthur Wimperis, Bruce Marshall | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Ethel Barrymore, Peter Lawford, Angela Lansbury

35. Caribbean (1952)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.8
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Francis Barclay, a former member of the British Admiralty, who was captured in the early 1700s, and sold into slavery, by Andrew McAllister, and forced into piracy, enlists the aid of Dick ... See full summary »

Writers: Ellery H. Clark, Frank L. Moss, Edward Ludwig | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Payne, Arlene Dahl, Cedric Hardwicke, Francis L. Sullivan

36. Hell's Island (1955)

84 min | Adventure, Drama, Film-Noir

5.9
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Down-on-his-luck Mike Cormack is hired to fly to a Caribbean island to retrieve a missing ruby. On the island, possibly involved with the ruby's disappearance, is his ex-girlfriend.

Writers: Martin Goldsmith, Jack Leonard, William H. Pine, Maxwell Shane, William C. Thomas | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John Payne, Mary Murphy, Francis L. Sullivan, Eduardo Noriega

37. Non-Stop New York (1937)

69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A young woman finds herself as the intended victim of a murder plot on a transatlantic flight from London to New York.

Writers: Ken Attiwill, E.V.H. Emmett, J.O.C. Orton, Roland Pertwee, Curt Siodmak | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: John Loder, Anna Lee, Francis L. Sullivan, Frank Cellier

38. The Foreman Went to France (1942)

Passed | 87 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.8
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Based on the true story of Melbourne Johns, an aircraft factory foreman sent to France to prevent the Nazis getting hold of some vital equipment.

Writers: Leslie Arliss, John Dighton, Angus MacPhail, J.B. Priestley | Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Tommy Trinder, Constance Cummings, Clifford Evans, Robert Morley

39. The Secret Four (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Thriller, Drama, Mystery

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The Four Men of the title are British WWI veterans who decide to work secretly against enemies of the country. They aren't above a bit of murder or sabotage to serve their ends, but they ... See full summary »

Writers: Edgar Wallace, Angus MacPhail, Sergei Nolbandov, Roland Pertwee | Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Hugh Sinclair, Griffith Jones, Francis L. Sullivan, Frank Lawton

40. The Motorola Television Hour (1953–1954)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Jane Wyatt, Pat Smith, Phyllis Thaxter

41. The Smugglers (1947)

Passed | 88 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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Told in flashback, the film opens on a brutal scene of a 17-year-old boy, Francis Andrews, being brutally lashed during a police interrogation in which the boy thinks back to the past that ... See full summary »

Writers: Graham Greene, Sydney Box, Muriel Box | Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Jean Kent, Joan Greenwood, Richard Attenborough

42. Chu Chin Chow (1934)

Passed | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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Musical retelling of the "Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves" Arabian Nights tale.

Writers: Oscar Asche, Edward Knoblock, L. du Garde Peach, Sidney Gilliat | Director: Walter Forde | Stars: George Robey, Fritz Kortner, Anna May Wong, John Garrick

43. F. P. 1 Doesn't Answer (1933)

Passed | 74 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Writers: Curt Siodmak, Walter Reisch, Robert Stevenson, Peter MacFarlane, Donovan Parsons | Director: Karl Hartl | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Jill Esmond, Leslie Fenton, George Merritt

44. Sangaree (1953)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

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Lamas plays an indentured servant who rises to power in Georgia shortly after the Revolutionary War.

Writers: David Duncan, Frank L. Moss, Frank Slaughter | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Fernando Lamas, Arlene Dahl, Patricia Medina, Francis L. Sullivan

45. Take My Life (1947)

79 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

7.0
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A man wrongly accused of murdering an ex-girlfriend must rely on his wife to do the detective work and find the real killer. The murder trial proceeds while the wife continues sleuthing, ... See full summary »

Writers: Winston Graham, Margaret Kennedy, Valerie Taylor | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt, Marius Goring, Francis L. Sullivan

46. While Nero Fiddled (1944)

Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.7
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A pair of Jolly Jack Tars on shore leave take a Wren (lady sailor) to Stonehenge and get caught in a time warp finishing up in ancient Rome.

Writers: Angus MacPhail, Diana Morgan | Director: Harry Watt | Stars: Tommy Trinder, Frances Day, Sonnie Hale, Francis L. Sullivan

47. Dinner at the Ritz (1937)

77 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.1
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The daughter of a murdered financier is working as a jewelry salesperson while she tracks those among her father's colleagues who plotted against him.

Writers: Roland Pertwee, Romney Brent | Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Annabella, David Niven, Paul Lukas, Romney Brent

48. Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (1950–1951)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: John Baragrey, Sylvia Field, W. Somerset Maugham, Mildred Natwick

49. The Wandering Jew (I) (1933)

85 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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Writers: E. Temple Thurston, H. Fowler Mear | Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Marie Ney, Basil Gill, Cicely Oates

50. Power (1934)

105 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.4
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The story of life in the 18th century Jewish ghetto of Wurtemburg. Suess tries to better himself with the help of an evil Duke.

Writers: Lion Feuchtwanger, A.R. Rawlinson, Dorothy Farnum | Director: Lothar Mendes | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Benita Hume, Frank Vosper, Cedric Hardwicke