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1. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

2. 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

3. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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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.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Jeff Donnell, Mona Freeman

4. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

5. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.2
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A daily anthology show, featuring orginal material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill, Peggy McCay

6. 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

7. 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

8. The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.1
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A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.

Writers: Davis Grubb, James Agee | Directors: Charles Laughton, Robert Mitchum, Terry Sanders | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason

9. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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The show featured original plays plus plays adapted from works.

Stars: Walter Matthau, David White, Constance Ford, Gene Lyons

10. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

11. Ford Star Jubilee (1955–1956)
Episode: This Happy Breed (1956)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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Ten years in the life of A London family. Together they must deal with arguments, the ups and downs of romance, an infestation of raccoons and the approach of WW2.

Writer: Noel Coward | Directors: Noel Coward, Ralph Nelson | Stars: Noel Coward, Norah Howard, Edna Best, Beulah Garrick

12. The Bad Seed (1956)

Approved | 129 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect 8-year-old daughter is a heartless killer.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, Maxwell Anderson, William March | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones, Eileen Heckart

13. Ponds Theater (1953– )

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Valerie Cossart, Harry Townes, Mildred Dunnock, Carmen Mathews

14. Phone Call from a Stranger (1952)

105 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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A lawyer whose wife has had an affair sets out to leave her by flying to LA. He becomes ever more involved in the lives of a few fellow travelers on a journey that ends up showing him as much about himself as about the others.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, I.A.R. Wylie | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Bette Davis, Shelley Winters, Gary Merrill, Michael Rennie

15. Pinky (1949)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

7.2
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A light-skinned African American woman falls in love with a white doctor, though he is unaware of her true race.

Writers: Cid Ricketts Sumner, Philip Dunne, Dudley Nichols | Directors: Elia Kazan, John Ford | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, William Lundigan

16. Ford Star Jubilee (1955–1956)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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Stars: Noel Coward, Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Herbert Anderson

17. The Web (1950–1954)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Live dramas based on stories by members of the Mystery Writers of America

Stars: E.G. Marshall, Leslie Nielsen, Haila Stoddard, Mildred Dunnock

18. Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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"Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in ... See full summary »

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, Betty Lynn

19. Stella (1950)

83 min | Comedy

7.1
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Writers: Claude Binyon, Doris Miles Disney | Director: Claude Binyon | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Victor Mature, Leif Erickson, David Wayne

20. The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.0
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This live series featured adaptations of other works (novels, plays, etc.) plus original works for the show. It was primarily dramas but a few musicals also were presented. The show is ... See full summary »

Stars: Luis Van Rooten, Loïs Bolton, Robert Emhardt, Robert Dryden

21. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Rose Garden (1956)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A book publisher visits two elderly sisters at their Louisiana mansion. One of them has written a murder mystery. And he learns that it may contain more fact than fiction.

Writers: Marian B. Cockrell, Vincent Fotre | Director: Francis M. Cockrell | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, John Williams, Patricia Collinge, Evelyn Varden

22. Elopement (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy

6.7
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Industrial designer Howard Osborne (Clifton Webb) wants his daughter Jacqueline (Anne Francis), shortened to Jake by her efficient-minded father, to follow in his footsteps and study abroad... See full summary »

Writer: Bess Boyle | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Clifton Webb, Anne Francis, Charles Bickford, William Lundigan

23. The Student Prince (1954)

Approved | 107 min | Musical

6.6
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A prince has a romance with a barmaid before he must give up personal happiness for duty.

Writers: Dorothy Donnelly, Wilhelm Meyer-Förster, William Ludwig, Sonya Levien | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Ann Blyth, Edmund Purdom, John Ericson, Louis Calhern

24. When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, War

6.6
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Willie Kluggs enters the service with hopes of going overseas, but his uncanny marksmanship keeps him at home as a shooting instructor... much to his embarrassment.

Writers: Sy Gomberg, Richard Sale, Mary Loos | Director: John Ford | Stars: Dan Dailey, Corinne Calvet, Colleen Townsend, William Demarest

25. Hilda Crane (1956)

87 min | Drama

6.5
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Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Philip Dunne | Director: Philip Dunne | Stars: Jean Simmons, Guy Madison, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Judith Evelyn

26. Désirée (1954)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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The rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France.

Writers: Annemarie Selinko, Daniel Taradash | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Merle Oberon, Michael Rennie

27. Suspense (1949–1954)
Episode: Dr. Violet (1949)

30 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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A college student studying abnormal psychology thinks the owner of a wax museum dedicated to murderers can teach her a few things. Police lock down Dr. Violet's exhibit after an actual ... See full summary »

Writer: Halsted Welles | Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Hume Cronyn, Evelyn Varden, Anne Francis, Ray Walston

28. Finders Keepers (1952)

74 min | Comedy

6.2
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Writer: Richard Morris | Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Tom Ewell, Julie Adams, Evelyn Varden, Dusty Henley

29. Athena (1954)

Passed | 95 min | Musical, Romance, Comedy

5.7
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Attorney, Purdom, and singer, Damone, romance two sisters, Reynolds and Powell, who live with and are strongly influenced by eccentric, health oriented and star gazing grandparents.

Writers: William Ludwig, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Jane Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Virginia Gibson, Nancy Kilgas

30. Ten Thousand Bedrooms (1957)

114 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.5
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In this musical-comedy, Dean Martin plays an American hotel mogul who becomes smitten with a young Italian woman (Anna Maria Alberghetti) when buying a hotel in Rome. To marry this gal, he has to get her three older sisters married off.

Writers: László Vadnay, Art Cohn, William Ludwig, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Dean Martin, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Eva Bartok, Dewey Martin

31. The Gulf Playhouse (1952–1953)

30 min | Drama

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This live show was seen through the "eye" of the camera. The actors in each episode would talk to the camera as if it were a person.

Stars: Mildred Dunnock, James Westerfield, Eddie Bracken, Henry Jones

32. Cradle Song (1960 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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A Hallmark Hall of Fame production of the classic play, with Judith Anderson and Siobhan McKenna.

Writers: James Costigan, Maurice Evans, Gregorio Martínez Sierra, María Martínez Sierra | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Judith Anderson, Evelyn Varden, Siobhan McKenna, Barry Jones

33. Dream Girl (1955 TV Movie)

90 min

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Writers: Elmer Rice, S. Mark Smith | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Vivian Blaine, Maurice Evans, Mary Fickett, Walter Klavun

34. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)
Episode: A Square Peg (1953)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Loïs Bolton, Frank M. Thomas, Evelyn Varden, Irene Vernon

35. The Web (1950–1954)
Episode: Combination for Murder (1953)

Drama

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Star: Evelyn Varden

36. The Gulf Playhouse (1952–1953)
Episode: Crip (1953)

Drama

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Writer: Stewart Stern | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Evelyn Varden, Leo Penn, Kathleen Nolan

37. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
Episode: Love at Forth Sight (1957)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Betty Furness, Gisele MacKenzie, William Redfield, Evelyn Varden

38. The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)
Episode: Morning's at Seven (1956)

Drama

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In a small Midwestern town the lives of four sisters are turned upside down when one sister's son brings his fiancée home to meet his eccentric family for the first time.

Writers: Paul Osborn, Robert Wallstens | Stars: Dorothy Gish, Lillian Gish, June Lockhart, Dorothy Stickney

39. Ponds Theater (1953– )
Episode: Night Must Fall (1954)

60 min | Drama

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

Writer: Emlyn Williams | Stars: Terry Kilburn, Una O'Connor, Evelyn Varden

40. The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)
Episode: Protege (1957)

Drama

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Stars: Skip Homeier, Lee Meriwether, Betsy Palmer, Evelyn Varden

41. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)
Episode: Red Robin Rides Again (1953)

60 min | Drama

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A woman who lives with her brother and his daughter decide to reach out across the ocean and invite a British exchange student to stay with them. The visitor is an American actor, posing as... See full summary »

Writer: Robert J. Shaw | Director: Carl Frank | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Margaret Hayes, Elizabeth Montgomery, John Newland

42. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
Episode: The Boarding House (1956)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: James Joyce, Will Lorin | Stars: Lisa Daniels, Jerome Kilty, Evelyn Varden

43. Suspense (1949–1954)
Episode: The Interruption (1953)

30 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Evelyn Varden

44. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)
Episode: The Last Leaf (1956)

Drama, Horror, Mystery

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Writers: Frances Banks, Ross Claiborne | Stars: John Conte, Evelyn Varden, Sally Moffet, Eve McVeagh

45. The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)
Episode: The Original Miss Chase (1957)

Drama

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Writer: Frederick Lonsdale | Stars: Nanette Fabray, Henry Lascoe, Darren McGavin, Hiram Sherman

46. Goodyear Playhouse (1951–1957)
Episode: The Princess Back Home (1957)

60 min | Drama

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Writer: John Van Druten | Stars: John Beal, Richard Derr, Warren Frost, Celeste Holm

47. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)
Episode: The Rocking Horse (1950)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: Doris Halman | Stars: Nelson Case, Don Kennedy, Marlyn Monk, Julian Noe

48. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)
Episode: The Thirteenth (1952)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: Hamilton Benz | Director: Garry Simpson | Stars: Frederic Tozere, Evelyn Varden