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1. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.9
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Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds.

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

Votes: 39

2. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.8
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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

Votes: 114

3. The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (1948–1950)

30 min | Drama

8.8
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This was an anthology series which aired live. It often featured adaptations of one-act stage plays.

Stars: Guy Kibbee, Faye Emerson, John Conte, Vicki Cummings

Votes: 21

4. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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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.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Walter Coy, Robert Paige

Votes: 144

5. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.6
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

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

Votes: 100

6. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Actor, Producer, and Director Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars, and sometimes appearing in the play.

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

Votes: 66

7. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

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

Votes: 122

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

60 min | Drama

8.1
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during its 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

Votes: 61

9. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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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

Votes: 60

10. Great Expectations (1946)

Not Rated | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

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

Director: David Lean | Stars: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager, Jean Simmons

Votes: 18,822

11. 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.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe

Votes: 9,140

12. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brinson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 169

13. Oliver Twist (1948)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, John Howard Davies

Votes: 9,314

14. 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 rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 873

15. The Winslow Boy (1948)

G | 117 min | Drama

7.8
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In pre-WWI England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a petty theft, and his parents raise a political furor by demanding a trial.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke, Basil Radford, Margaret Leighton

Votes: 888

16. The Philip Morris Playhouse (1953–1954)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Everett Sloane, John Beal, Donald Cook, Eddie Albert

Votes: 14

17. Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (1950–1951)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: W. Somerset Maugham, John Baragrey, Robert H. Harris, Sylvia Field

Votes: 20

18. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 74

19. Lights Out (1946–1952)

30 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Lights Out is an extremely popular American old-time radio program, an early example of a network series devoted mostly to horror and the supernatural, predating Suspense and Inner Sanctum.... See full summary »

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

Votes: 89

20. 'Pimpernel' Smith (1941)

Passed | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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Professor Horatio Smith, while seeming very unassuming, rescues victims of Nazi persecution during World War II.

Director: Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, Francis L. Sullivan, Allan Jeayes, Peter Gawthorne

Votes: 1,024

21. The Motorola Television Hour (1953–1954)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Jane Wyatt, Patricia Smith, Phyllis Thaxter

Votes: 15

22. The Laughing Lady (1946)

100 min | Drama, Musical

7.3
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Director: Paul L. Stein | Stars: Anne Ziegler, Webster Booth, Francis L. Sullivan, Peter Graves

Votes: 11

23. The Citadel (1938)

Passed | 110 min | Drama

7.2
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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 »

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison

Votes: 1,554

24. Take My Life (1947)

79 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A woman races against time to clear Nicholas Talbot of a murder he did not commit. While she works on getting proof, the prosecution is doing all it can to force a conviction.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt, Marius Goring, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 183

25. The Smugglers (1947)

Passed | 88 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.1
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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 »

Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Jean Kent, Joan Greenwood, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 22

26. Sure As Fate (1950–1951)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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Live melodrama series featuring situations that people did not create themselves.

Stars: John McQuade, Marsha Hunt, Frank Campanella, Augusta Dabney

Votes: 8

27. 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.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: John Loder, Anna Lee, Francis L. Sullivan, Frank Cellier

Votes: 200

28. The Foreman Went to France (1942)

Passed | 87 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.9
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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.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Tommy Trinder, Constance Cummings, Clifford Evans, Robert Morley

Votes: 253

29. Cheating Cheaters (1934)

70 min | Comedy

6.9
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The Palmers, an apparently wealthy family, move into the house next door to the Lazarres. However, the Palmers are actually a gang of thieves plotting to rob the Lazarres. What the Palmers ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Fay Wray, Cesar Romero, Minna Gombell, Henry Armetta

Votes: 7

30. The Magnavox Theater (1950– )

60 min | Drama

6.9
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Stars: Robert Clarke, John Hubbard, Mel Archer, Keith Richards

Votes: 9

31. The Wandering Jew (I) (1933)

85 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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Conrad Veidt stars as the Jew who urges Roman authorities to crucify Jesus and release Barabbas. As a punishment, he is condemned by God to wander the Earth for many centuries, enduring ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Marie Ney, Basil Gill, Cicely Oates

Votes: 46

32. Alexandra (1934)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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Revolution breaks out in a small European kingdom, and a young princess is forced to flee for her life. She heads for the neighboring country, which just happens to be ruled by the king she... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Evelyn Laye, Henry Wilcoxon, Yvonne Arnaud, George Grossmith

Votes: 23

33. The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935)

87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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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.

Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Claude Rains, Douglass Montgomery, Heather Angel, David Manners

Votes: 319

34. 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 »

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Bob Hope, Hedy Lamarr, Francis L. Sullivan, Arnold Moss

Votes: 850

35. Joan of Arc (1948)

Unrated | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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The abbreviated life of the 15th Century French heroine.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, José Ferrer, Francis L. Sullivan, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 2,192

36. Drums (1938)

Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, War

6.5
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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 »

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Sabu, Raymond Massey, Roger Livesey, Valerie Hobson

Votes: 628

37. Plunder of the Sun (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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American adventurer gets involved in archaeological artifact smuggling and treasure hunting in Mexico.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Glenn Ford, Diana Lynn, Patricia Medina, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 491

38. Power (1934)

105 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.5
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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.

Director: Lothar Mendes | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Benita Hume, Frank Vosper, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 127

39. The Secret Four (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Thriller, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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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 »

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Hugh Sinclair, Griffith Jones, Francis L. Sullivan, Frank Lawton

Votes: 84

40. Action for Slander (1937)

83 min | Drama

6.5
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A bankrupt officer, accused of cheating at cards, defends his honour with a writ.

Directors: Tim Whelan, Victor Saville | Stars: Clive Brook, Ann Todd, Margaretta Scott, Arthur Margetson

Votes: 44

41. When London Sleeps (1932)

78 min | Crime

6.5
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Slippery Rodney Haines runs a high-class gambling joint in Hampstead, while elsewhere in London Lamberti's Fair for the less-well-off is on its last legs. The only link between them seems ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Harold French, Francis L. Sullivan, Alexander Field, Ben Field

Votes: 29

42. The Ware Case (1938)

79 min | Drama, Mystery

6.5
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A financier is accused of murder when his brother-in-law is found dead in his garden pond. After winning the court case he returns home to find that his lawyer has romantic inclinations ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Clive Brook, Jane Baxter, Barry K. Barnes, C.V. France

Votes: 35

43. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
Episode: Pontius Pilate (1952)

60 min | Drama

6.5
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The story, set 15 years after the Crucifixion, of the Roman governor Pontius Pilate, who is depicted as a victim of circumstances.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Paul Brinson, Robert Duke, Madge Elliott, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 23

44. Sangaree (1953)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

6.4
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Lamas plays an indentured servant who rises to power in Georgia shortly after the Revolutionary War.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Fernando Lamas, Arlene Dahl, Patricia Medina, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 89

45. Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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At the height of the Roman Civil War, a young Cleopatra meets a middle-aged Julius Caesar, who teaches her how to rule Egypt.

Director: Gabriel Pascal | Stars: Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger, Flora Robson

Votes: 2,003

46. 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 »

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Ethel Barrymore, Peter Lawford, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 430

47. Climbing High (1938)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

6.4
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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).

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Michael Redgrave, Noel Madison, Alastair Sim

Votes: 123

48. Spy of Napoleon (1936)

77 min | Drama, History

6.4
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Exiled French patriot helps to find the men who want to betray emperor Napoleon III by selling military secrets to the German government.

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Dolly Haas, Frank Vosper, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 14

49. Red Wagon (1933)

107 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Paul L. Stein | Stars: Charles Bickford, Anthony Bushell, Greta Nissen, Raquel Torres

Votes: 11

50. The Warren Case (1934)

75 min | Mystery

6.3
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Director: Walter Summers | Stars: Richard Bird, Nancy Burne, Diana Napier, Edward Underdown

Votes: 6