Most Popular Titles With Joan Leslie
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1. Murder, She Wrote (1984– )
93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she encounters.
5. Sergeant York (1941)
Approved | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
A hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero.
6. Camille (1936)
Passed | 109 min | Drama, Romance
A Parisian courtesan must choose between the young man who loves her and the callous baron who wants her, even as her own health begins to fail.
7. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Approved | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.
8. Branded (1965–1966)
30 min | Western
In the 1880s Jason McCord travels the country trying to prove he's no coward. He needs to do this because the military career of this West point graduate came to an end when he was thrown out of the army after being accused of cowardice.
9. Foreign Correspondent (1940)
Not Rated | 120 min | Romance, Thriller, War
On the eve of WWII, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.
10. High Sierra (1941)
Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a California resort.
11. Police Story (1973–1979)
120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »
12. This Is the Army (1943)
121 min | Comedy, Musical, War
In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the war, he becomes a producer. In WWII his son Johnny Jones, who was before his ... See full summary »
13. Love Affair (1939)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
French playboy Michel Marnet and American Terry McKay fall in love aboard ship. They arrange to reunite 6 months later, after Michel has had a chance to earn a decent living.
14. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
15. Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)
Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Musical
Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans.
16. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
Approved | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.
17. Born to Be Bad (1950)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir
Christabel fools everyone with her sweet exterior including her cousin Donna and Donna's wealthy fiancée Curtis. The only one who sees through her facade is Nick, a rugged writer who loves ... See full summary »
18. Hollywood Canteen (1944)
Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before going back to active duty. With a little friendly help from John Garfield, Slim gets to kiss Joan Leslie, whom ... See full summary »
19. Man in the Saddle (1951)
Approved | 87 min | Western
A small farmer and rancher is being harassed by his mighty and powerfull neighbour. When the neighbour even hires gunmen to intimidate him he has to defend himself and his property by means... See full summary »
20. Nancy Drew... Reporter (1939)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Nancy Drew, reporter for the school newspaper, clears a girl of murder charges.
21. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
22. The Sky's the Limit (I) (1943)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Flying Tiger Fred Atwell sneaks away from his famous squadron's personal appearance tour and goes incognito for several days of leave. He quickly falls for photographer Joan Manion, ... See full summary »
25. Susan and God (1940)
Approved | 117 min | Drama, Comedy
Susan Trexel is a wealthy socialite, who while vacationing in Europe undergoes a religious transformation. On her return to America, Susan takes on the task of spreading her new found ... See full summary »
26. The Male Animal (1942)
Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
The trustees of Midwestern University have forced three teachers out of their jobs for being suspected communists. Trustee Ed Keller has also threatened mild mannered English Professor ... See full summary »
27. The Wagons Roll at Night (1941)
Approved | 84 min | Drama, Romance
After local grocery clerk rescues a baby from an escaped lion, a circus owner builds him into an attraction but balks when he falls in love with his sister.
28. Jubilee Trail (1954)
Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Music, Romance
A wild-west trader and his New York wife head out for the California by wagon train. The trader is killed enroute, and his wife finds herself with child. She continues on hoping to find a man and a home. This plot contains huge spoiler!
29. Where Do We Go from Here? (1945)
74 min | Musical
Bill wants to join the Army, but he's 4F so he asks a wizard to help him, but the wizard has slight problems with his history knowlege, so he sends Bill everywhere in history, but not to ... See full summary »
30. The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956)
92 min | Drama
Set in the early '40s, a San Francisco prostitute is run out of town just as the second World War has begun to intensify. Mamie settles down in Hawaii, hoping to start a new life. Though ... See full summary »
31. Repeat Performance (1947)
Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Sheila kills her husband at the start of the film with a smoking gun. We don't know how or why. All we know is men are banging on her door and she escapes. Great dialogue as she makes her ... See full summary »
33. The Hard Way (1943)
Approved | 109 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Embittered, ambitious Helen Sherman sees an opportunity to escape her drab small-town life by becoming a 'stage mother' to her musically-talented younger sister.
34. Star Dust (1940)
Approved | 90 min | Drama, Comedy
Carolyn Sayres gets a Hollywood contract from talent scout Brooke but is later rejected because she's too young. She falls in love with Bud Borden, another contractee who helps her to ... See full summary »
36. Woman They Almost Lynched (1953)
Approved | 90 min | Action, Drama, Music
Laying on the Missouri-Arkansas border, the neutral Border City, its female mayor and city council, take no side in the ongoing Civil War and they're prepared to hang any troublemaker, Yankee or Confederate, who stirs the townsfolk up.
38. Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure (2008 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, Musical
HOLLYWOOD SINGING & DANCING: A MUSICAL TREASURE is a celebration of song and dance, beginning with the Busby Berkeley films that lifted the spirits of audiences during the Great Depression,... See full summary »
42. Flight Nurse (1953)
Approved | 90 min | War, Drama
This movie is about the war hero "flight nurse" Lillian Keil Flight Nurse Army Air Corps. One of a Cadre of FIRST flight nurses in military. Lillian is the MOST DECORATED WOMAN IN MILITARY ... See full summary »
44. The Ed Wynn Show (1949–1950)
30 min | Comedy, Music
The comedy on The Ed Wynn Show consisted mostly of old vaudeville schtick, with lots of corny jokes and silly sight gags. Each week, the show would end with Ed retiring to his bed, ... See full summary »
45. Fire in the Dark (1991 TV Movie)
PG | 120 min | Drama
A 75-year old widow with battles herself as she struggles with being a burden to those she loves. Though determined not to rely on her children, she is forced to move in with her daughter ... See full summary »
47. Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy
Balkan Prince Henry has two wishes, to meet Lauren Bacall and see the "real" America. He befriends cabbie Buzz Williams and, without knowing the microphone is live, the two stage a debate ... See full summary »
48. Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression (2009 Video)
A two-hour in-depth exploration into the Hollywood musicals of the 1930s.
50. Northwest Stampede (1948)
Approved | 79 min | Western
When his father dies, rodeo star Dan Bennett returns to his ranch but hires on as a ranch hand. A horse known as the White Outlaw is the leader of a herd of wild horses and Dan's obsession ... See full summary »