Latest Titles With Frank Watkins

1. Obituary: Frozen Alive (2007 Video)
150 min | Music
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A live performance from Poland featuring songs both old and new for the first time on DVD.

2. Once You Kiss a Stranger... (1969)
106 min | Thriller
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A woman seduces a professional golfer, then offers to kill his opponent if the golfer will kill her psychiatrist, who wants her committed.

3. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Echo of Another Day (1963)
75 min | Western
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Trampas helps a friend just out of prison who has multiple people after him for the location of $50,000 in gold he helped steal. He wants to give the money back but he must deal with a ruthless partner in the robbery who will kill him.

4. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The Old Man in the Cave (1963)
25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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In a post-apocalyptic settlement, the inhabitants' survival is dependent on the advice of an unseen man living in a nearby cave. This dependence is tested when a band of soldiers descends on their town.

5. The Virginian (1962–1971)
75 min | Western
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The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

6. Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962)
101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
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Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his inventions worth.

7. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: No Contest (1962)
30 min | Western
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Jeff, in Laramie to visit his cousin Johnny, gets a lesson he hadn't planned on when he is mistaken for Billy the Kid. Teaching himself how to shoot is only half the battle. Can he face a man and do the same?

8. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Barber (1962)
30 min | Western
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Ed seems to sell his barbershop to a stranger in town. When more strangers come to town, the real reason they are all there becomes apparent to Troop and Johnny the next time they get a haircut.

9. X-15 (1961)
107 min | Drama, History
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During the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, the U.S. Air Force and NASA tested the experimental rocket-powered research aircraft X-15.The X-15 set altitude and speed records reaching the edge of outer space.

10. Gun Fight (1961)
67 min | Western
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On the stagecoach to Laramie, Wayne Santley rescues singer Nora Brown from the advances of gambler Cole Fender. In Laramie, Wayne discovers his brother Brad is an outlaw, but he refuses to ... See full summary »

11. The Lawless Years (1959–1961)
Episode: Louy K: Part 1 (1961)
30 min | Crime, Drama
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Louy Kassoff sees his sister abducted from the streets by hoodlums. (Although not explicitly stated due to the TV code at the time, the implication is that she was sexually assaulted). He ... See full summary »

12. The Tall Man (1960–1962)
Episode: The Leopard's Spots (1961)
30 min | Western
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Billy falls for a beautiful girl who doesn't believe in guns so, to impress her, he's gives his holster and derringers to Pat Garrett so he won't be tempted to use them. This provides Bart ... See full summary »

13. The Tall Man (1960–1962)
30 min | Western
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Fictionalized stories about Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid set in New Mexico in the 1870s.

14. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Bitter Water (1960)
60 min | Western
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A neighboring rancher, Andy, is good friends with Ben, but his son (Todd) wants to sell their land for mining operations which will spoil the water rights agreement that Andy and Ben made years ago.

15. The Deputy (1959–1961)
Episode: Day of Fear (1960)
30 min | Western
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Clay captures a notorious outlaw who is racked with fever. Doc Landy tries to quarantine the man, along with the other stagecoach passengers the outlaw has come in contact with, but his ... See full summary »

16. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Kids (1960)
30 min | Western
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When their mother dies, her three kids ride to Laramie to meet their father. What Troop soon discovers is he is wanted for robbery and is coming to town with the rest of his gang.

17. Mr. Lucky (1959–1960)
Episode: The Two Million Dollar Window (1960)
30 min | Drama, Adventure
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A horse racetrack is robbed and some of the money with known serial numbers ends up on the Fortuna II.When Mr. Lucky and Andamo are jailed for suspicion of being part of the heist team,the ... See full summary »

Creator: Blake Edwards |  Director: Boris Sagal |  Stars: John Vivyan, Ross Martin, Tom Brown, Wesley Lau
18. Bonanza (1959–1973)
49 min | Western
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

19. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Rod Serling's seminal anthology series focused on ordinary folks who suddenly found themselves in extraordinary, usually supernatural, situations. The stories would typically end with an ironic twist that would see the guilty punished.

20. The Deputy (1959–1961)
30 min | Western
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"That was the Arizona territory in 1880, and I was its chief marshal." So began this western series starring Henry Fonda as Simon Fry. Unfortunately, Fonda's character was fully integrated ... See full summary »

21. Mr. Lucky (1959–1960)
30 min | Drama, Adventure
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Mr. Lucky was an honest professional gambler who had won a plush floating casino, the ship Fortuna, and used it as his base of operations. Staying beyond the 12-mile limit, where he could ... See full summary »

22. Up Periscope (1959)
112 min | Action, Drama, War
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Lieutenant Braden discovers that Sally, the woman he's been falling in love with, has actually been checking out his qualifications to be a U.S. Navy frogman. He must put his personal life ... See full summary »

23. The Atomic Submarine (1959)
72 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Ships mysteriously disappear on route across the Arctic Sea, and a specially-equipped submarine is sent to investigate.

24. Shotgun Slade (1959–1961)
30 min | Western
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A late entry in the TV Westerns boom of the late 50s. Shotgun Slade unlike other show hero wasn't a marshal, sheriff or gunfighter for hire, but Slade was a private detective, hired to ... See full summary »

25. The Lawless Years (1959–1961)
30 min | Crime, Drama
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Barney Ruditsky is a New York City police officer in the Roaring '20s who fights organized crime. The show was loosely based on the real life Rudisky who was a New York police officer ... See full summary »

26. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: Garrison Finish (1959)
30 min | Western
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When General Moran bets a spur of his railroad against a Texas horse ranch that a Kentucky thoroughbred can beat a Texas quarter-horse in a 440 yard sprint, he hires Bat to train his horse to win the wager.

27. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
Episode: Showdown Trail (1959)
30 min | Western
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28. Shotgun Slade (1959–1961)
Episode: The Missing Train (1959)
30 min | Western
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29. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
30 min | Western
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Dressed-up dandy (derby and cane), gambler and lawman roams the West charming women and defending the unjustly accused. His primary weapon was his wit (and cane) rather than his gun.

30. Lawman (1958–1962)
30 min | Western
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Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon ... See full summary »

31. The Buccaneer (1958)
119 min | Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
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During the War of 1812 against the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will... See full summary »

32. Submarine Seahawk (1958)
83 min | War
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For his first command in the Pacific war a by-the-book officer is ordered to take his submarine on a reconnaissance mission to locate a fleet of Japanese fighting ships the Allies have lost... See full summary »

33. The Thin Man (1957–1959)
Episode: Jittery Juror (1958)
30 min | Comedy, Mystery
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A condemned murdered vows to return from the grave to avenge himself upon the jury that convicted him. When three of the jurors are found slain, Nick and Nora decide to investigate.

34. Tombstone Territory (1957– )
Episode: The Assassin (1958)
30 min | Western
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Bill Doolin, a former outlaw recently released from prison, returns to Tombstone only to discover his wife has been kidnapped. She is being held prisoner by the family of a man about to go ... See full summary »

35. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Equalizer (1958)
30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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A man challenges a bigger guy to a duel with weapons, after his lustful actions caused his wife to leave him.

36. Whirlybirds (1957–1960)
Episode: Time to Kill (1958)
30 min | Adventure
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37. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: Trail Pirate (1958)
30 min | Western
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Bat recommends himself to be a wagon guide to cross the desert after a wagon guide is brought in dead with bullets in him. Three wagon trains have been lost that summer to a trail pirate. The woman leading the next train doesn't trust Bat.

38. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
60 min | Western
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Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work.

39. Tombstone Territory (1957– )
30 min | Western
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Tough sheriff Clay Hollister keeps the law in Tombstone, Arizona--"The Town Too Tough to Die"--with the support of his faithful deputies and the editor of the local newspaper.

40. Whirlybirds (1957–1960)
30 min | Adventure
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One hundred eleven episodes of this syndicated show were produced between 1956 and 1959, debuting in the US in January 1957. Chuck and P.T. own a helicopter company that is hired to perform... See full summary »

41. The Thin Man (1957–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Mystery
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Nick Charles, an ex-private detective, marries Nora and lives in a luxurious Park Avenue apartment in New York City. Nick's former underworld friends still hang around and get him involved ... See full summary »

42. House of Numbers (1957)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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Arnie Judlow, an inmate at San Quentin prison serving a life sentence for murder, devises a daring plan with his wife and his brother Bill to help him escape, part of which involves Bill ... See full summary »

43. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.