Most Popular Titles With Joseph Sweeney

1. 12 Angry Men (1957)
96 min | Drama
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A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.

2. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
112 min | Comedy, Romance
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When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

3. Route 66 (1960–1964)
60 min | Adventure
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Only fiction series written & shot all over North America. Two young adventurers in a Corvette explore early 60's social problems and changing mores, looking for the right place to settle ... See full summary »

4. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)
30 min | Comedy, Family
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The popular radio show comes to life in this hit sitcom about a wise family man, Jim Anderson, his common-sense wife Margaret and their children Betty, Bud and Kathy. Whenever the kids need... See full summary »

5. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
60 min | Drama
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The dramatic relationship between a young medical intern and his surgeon mentor.

6. Naked City (1958–1963)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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A crime drama that focused on the lives of the detectives of New York's 65th Precinct. The emphasis in the stories was mostly on real-life crime and the human element. Season one stars were... See full summary »

7. Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)
30 min | Comedy
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The misadventures of two of New York's finest (a Mutt and Jeff pair) in the mythical 53rd precinct in the Bronx. Toody, the short, stocky and dim-witted one either saves the day or muffs ... See full summary »

8. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, War, Western
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9. Ben Casey (1961–1966)
60 min | Drama
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Gritty realistic hospital drama featuring manly Dr. Casey against the medical establishment, at first under the watchful eye of Dr. Zorba and later under the thumb of Chief of Surgery Dr. Freeland.

10. The Defenders (1961–1965)
60 min | Drama
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A Father-Son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.

11. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
60 min | Drama
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12. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)
153 min | Drama, War
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An ex-soldier faces ethical questions as he tries to earn enough to support his wife and children well.

13. Lights Out (1946–1952)
30 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror
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14. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)
60 min | Drama
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15. Omnibus (1952–1961)
55 min | Drama, History, Music
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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 »

16. You Are There (1953–1957)
30 min | Drama, History
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Walter Cronkite hosted the reenactments of historical events. Shows included "The Landing of the Hindenburg", "The Salem Witchcraft Trials", "The Gettysburg Address", "The Fall of Troy", and "The Scuttling of the Graf Spee".

17. Suspicion (1957–1958)
60 min | Drama
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The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »

18. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
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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 »

19. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
60 min | Comedy, Drama
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Live drama series that was one of the best TV shows ever shown. Over 200 live plays covering all aspects of society were shown.

20. The Fastest Gun Alive (1956)
89 min | Western
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Whenever it becomes known how good he is with guns, ex-gunman George and his wife Dora have to flee the town, in fear of all the gunmen who might want to challenge him. Unfortunately he ... See full summary »

21. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)
60 min | Drama
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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.

22. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)
90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy, Family
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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.

23. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)
60 min | Drama
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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 »

24. The Big Story (1949–1958)
30 min | Drama
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Based on a popular radio series, each show tells a different reporter's Big Story, a true story selected from newspapers across the United States. Comments from the actual reporter open and... See full summary »

25. The Doctors and the Nurses (1962–1965)
60 min | Drama
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The story takes place in a large hospital and revolves around two nurses, Liz Thorpe (Shirl Conway), the older head nurse, and Gail Lucas, the naive student nurse. The two nurses were ... See full summary »

26. The Eleventh Hour (1962–1964)
60 min | Drama
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There were only two seasons of THE ELEVENTH HOUR. Both featured Jack Ging as Dr. Paul Graham, a passionate and caring young psychologist working under the aegis of elder psychiatrists ... See full summary »

27. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)
60 min | Drama
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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.

28. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)
60 min | Drama
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

29. Sunday Showcase (1959–1960)
60 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
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A show featuring various specials. Some specials were comedy and others were serious drama by famous authors.

30. The Ford Theatre Hour (1948–1951)
60 min | Drama
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31. Ponds Theater (1953– )
60 min | Drama
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32. Outside the Wall (1950)
80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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Larry Nelson, paroled from prison after serving nearly half of his thirty-year sentence, is determined to not fall into the clutches of the law again, and takes a quiet job at a country ... See full summary »

33. Playwrights '56 (1955– )
60 min | Comedy, Drama
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34. Front Row Center (1955–1956)
60 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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35. Justice (1954–1956)
30 min | Drama
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Dramatic show based on cases tried by lawyers of the Legal Aid Society of New York City.

36. Out There (1951–1952)
30 min | Sci-Fi
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Innovative anthology series was one of the first adult-oriented science fiction series of the early-fifties and probably suffered for it. Teleplays were adapted from the best science ... See full summary »

37. Celanese Theatre (1951–1952)
60 min | Drama
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This program consisted of adaptations of high-quality plays written by leading playwrights.

38. Campbell Summer Soundstage (1952–1954)
30 min | Drama
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39. Soak the Rich (1936)
87 min | Comedy, Drama
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40. Sylvia on a Spree (1918)
Comedy
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41. The Jaywalker (1930)
10 min | Short
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42. The Herb Shriner Show (1949–1956)
30 min | Comedy
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43. Where's That Tiger? (1933)
Short, Musical
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Borrah Minnevitch and his Harmonica Rascals are practicing in the basement of a building owned by a nasty landlord. He has them arrested for disturbing the peace but Borrah and the Rascals serenade the judge and the charges are dismissed.

44. The Telltale Clue (1954– )
30 min | Crime, Drama
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45. Campbell Summer Soundstage (1952–1954)
Episode: A Little Child Shall Lead Them (1954)
30 min | Drama
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46. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
Episode: A Matter of Pride (1957)
60 min | Comedy, Drama
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47. Ben Casey (1961–1966)
Episode: A Short Biographical Sketch of James Tuttle Peabody, M.D. (1963)
60 min | Drama
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48. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)
Episode: Brand from the Burning (1951)
30 min | Drama
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49. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: Bridge Party (1961)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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A determined and utterly logical retiree wants an agreement to raise a drawbridge honored by a railroad - no matter what. When the railroad makes a series of trumped up charges against the ... See full summary »

50. The Doctors and the Nurses (1962–1965)
Episode: Circle of Choice (1963)
60 min | Drama
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