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1. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.8
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An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

Writers: Edmund H. North, Harry Bates | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 63,674

2. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.

Writers: Harry Essex, Arthur A. Ross, Maurice Zimm | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno

Votes: 16,911

3. The Little Foxes (1941)

Passed | 116 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the 20th century.

Writers: Lillian Hellman, Arthur Kober, Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson

Votes: 7,394

4. It Came from Outer Space (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert, and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strange.

Writers: Harry Essex, Ray Bradbury | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 5,781

5. Bonanza (1959–1973)

TV-PG | 49 min | Western

7.3
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Creators: David Dortort, Fred Hamilton | Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts

Votes: 5,355

6. King Solomon's Mines (1950)

Passed | 103 min | Adventure, Romance, Action

6.9
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Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads an expedition into uncharted African territory in an attempt to locate an explorer who went missing during his search for the fabled diamond mines of King Solomon.

Writers: Helen Deutsch, H. Rider Haggard | Directors: Compton Bennett, Andrew Marton | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson, Hugo Haas

Votes: 4,348

7. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A master defense attorney handles difficult criminal cases for his accused clients.

Creator: Erle Stanley Gardner | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 3,103

8. The Valley of Gwangi (1969)

G | 96 min | Western, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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Cowboy James Franciscus seeks fame and fortune by capturing a Tyrannosaurus Rex living in the Forbidden Valley and putting it in a Mexican circus. His victim, called the Gwangi, turns out ... See full summary »

Writers: William Bast, Julian More | Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: James Franciscus, Gila Golan, Richard Carlson, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 2,684

9. Hold That Ghost (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

7.6
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Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a haunted house ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo, John Grant | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson, Joan Davis

Votes: 2,528

10. The Fugitive (1963–1967)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer.

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: David Janssen, William Conrad, Barry Morse, Paul Birch

Votes: 2,265

11. The Ghost Breakers (1940)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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A radio broadcaster, his quaking manservant and an heiress investigate the mystery of a haunted castle in Cuba.

Writers: Walter DeLeon, Paul Dickey, Charles W. Goddard | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson, Paul Lukas

Votes: 2,232

12. Rawhide (1959–1965)

50 min | Western

8.1
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Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Votes: 2,084

13. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964–1968)

52 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The submarine Seaview is commissioned to investigate the mysteries of the seas. Usually it finds more problems than answers...

Creator: Irwin Allen | Stars: Richard Basehart, David Hedison, Robert Dowdell, Del Monroe

Votes: 2,021

14. Tormented (1960)

Unrated | 75 min | Horror, Thriller

4.0
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A man lets a former flame fall to her death rather than let her interfere with his new relationship, but her ghost returns to disrupt his impending nuptials.

Writers: Bert I. Gordon, George Worthing Yates | Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Richard Carlson, Susan Gordon, Lugene Sanders, Juli Reding

Votes: 1,580

15. Change of Habit (1969)

G | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Music

5.9
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An incognito nun tries to help a doctor clean up an inner city ghetto, with the pair growing closer as time goes on.

Writers: James Lee, S.S. Schweitzer, Eric Bercovici, John Furia, Richard Morris | Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore, Barbara McNair, Jane Elliot

Votes: 1,559

16. Cannon (1971–1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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Frank Cannon is an overweight, balding ex-cop with a deep voice and expensive tastes in culinary pleasures; he becomes a high-priced private investigator.

Creator: Edward Hume | Stars: William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, Tom Pittman, Charles Bateman

Votes: 1,543

17. Mannix (1967–1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and police department contact Tobias.

Creators: Bruce Geller, Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Ward Wood, Ron Nyman

Votes: 1,493

18. It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The adventures of suave cat burglar Alexander Mundy, who plies his trade for the U.S. Government.

Creator: Roland Kibbee | Stars: Robert Wagner, Fred Astaire, Malachi Throne, Murray Pollack

Votes: 1,113

19. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.7
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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 »

Stars: Doug McClure, James Drury, Lee J. Cobb, Sara Lane

Votes: 1,059

20. All I Desire (1953)

Approved | 79 min | Drama

7.2
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In 1910, a wayward mother re-visits the family she deserted.

Writers: James Gunn, Robert Blees, Gina Kaus, Carol Ryrie Brink | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Carlson, Lyle Bettger, Marcia Henderson

Votes: 1,041

21. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Western

7.9
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

Votes: 1,039

22. The Power (1968)

Unrated | 108 min | Thriller, Sci-Fi

6.2
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One by one members of a special project team are being killed by telekinesis - the ability to move things with the power of the mind alone. The race is to determine which of the remaining team members is the murderer and to stop them.

Writers: John Gay, Frank M. Robinson | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: George Hamilton, Suzanne Pleshette, Richard Carlson, Yvonne De Carlo

Votes: 953

23. The Amazing Mr. X (1948)

Unrated | 78 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

6.5
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On the beach one night, Christine Faber, two years a widow, thinks she hears her late husband Paul calling out of the surf...then meets a tall dark man, Alexis, who seems to know all about ... See full summary »

Writers: Crane Wilbur, Muriel Roy Bolton, Ian McLellan Hunter | Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, Richard Carlson

Votes: 920

24. Beyond Tomorrow (1940)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.7
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The ghosts of three elderly industrialists killed in an airplane crash return to earth to help reunite a young couple whom they initially brought together.

Writers: Adele Comandini, Mildred Cram | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Winninger, Alex Melesh

Votes: 798

25. Thriller (1960–1962)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.5
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Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but later became a showcase for gothic horror stories, many of which were based on works ... See full summary »

Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Peel, Henry Daniell, David Frankham

Votes: 795

26. The Howards of Virginia (1940)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbrining when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Matt joins the Colonial forces in their fight for ... See full summary »

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Elizabeth Page | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Cary Grant, Martha Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Alan Marshal

Votes: 773

27. The Young in Heart (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Thrown out of the Riviera, a family of grifters meets a lonely, vulnerable rich old woman and insinuate themselves into her life while they sponge off her.

Writers: Paul Osborn, I.A.R. Wylie, Charles Bennett | Directors: Richard Wallace, Gilbert Pratt, Lewis Milestone, Richard Thorpe | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Roland Young, Billie Burke

Votes: 718

28. Presenting Lily Mars (1943)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Talented small-town girl Lily Mars hounds producer John Thornway for a part in his new play, but he doesn't want anything to do with stage-struck amateurs. But when Lily follows him to New ... See full summary »

Writers: Booth Tarkington, Richard Connell, Gladys Lehman | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Judy Garland, Van Heflin, Fay Bainter, Richard Carlson

Votes: 658

29. The Magnetic Monster (1953)

Approved | 76 min | Sci-Fi

6.0
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Working for O.S.I., the Office of Scientific Investigation, A-Man agent Jeffrey Stewart and his partner Dan Forbes are sent to a local hardware store where they find a strong magnetic field... See full summary »

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Ivan Tors | Directors: Curt Siodmak, Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Richard Carlson, King Donovan, Jean Byron, Harry Ellerbe

Votes: 622

30. Seminole (1953)

Approved | 87 min | Western

6.4
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A cavalry lieutenant on trial for murder recounts his efforts make peace with the Seminole Indian tribe, under an evil major.

Writer: Charles K. Peck Jr. | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Rock Hudson, Barbara Hale, Anthony Quinn, Richard Carlson

Votes: 601

31. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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The cases of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, Marvin Miller, William Reynolds

Votes: 578

32. The Sound of Fury (1950)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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A man who is down on his luck falls in with a criminal.

Writer: Jo Pagano | Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Kathleen Ryan, Richard Carlson, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 544

33. Too Many Girls (1940)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

6.1
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Mr Casey's daughter, Connie, wants to go to Pottawatomie College and without her knowledge he sends four football players as her bodyguards. The college is in financial trouble and her ... See full summary »

Writers: John Twist, George Marion Jr. | Director: George Abbott | Stars: Lucille Ball, Richard Carlson, Ann Miller, Eddie Bracken

Votes: 535

34. Behind Locked Doors (1948)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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A well-known judge has become a fugitive from the police, with a large reward on his head. A reporter believes that the judge is hiding in a private sanitarium, so she seeks out a private ... See full summary »

Writers: Eugene Ling, Malvin Wald | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Lucille Bremer, Richard Carlson, Douglas Fowley, Ralf Harolde

Votes: 517

35. The Last Command (1955)

Approved | 110 min | History, Western

6.5
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Moderate Jim Bowie leads rebellious Texicans--and Davy Crockett--in a last-ditch stand against his old friend, Santa Anna.

Writers: Warren Duff, Sy Bartlett | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Richard Carlson, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 501

36. The Maze (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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A Scotsman abruptly breaks off his engagement to pretty Kitty and moves to his uncle's castle in the Scottish highlands. Kitty and her aunt follow Gerald a few weeks later, and discover he ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel B. Ullman, Maurice Sandoz | Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Richard Carlson, Veronica Hurst, Katherine Emery, Michael Pate

Votes: 494

37. The Helen Morgan Story (1957)

118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.4
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Torch singer Helen Morgan rises from sordid beginnings to fame and fortune only to lose it all to alcohol and poor personal choices.

Writers: Nelson Gidding, Stephen Longstreet, Dean Riesner, Oscar Saul | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Ann Blyth, Paul Newman, Richard Carlson, Gene Evans

Votes: 493

38. Daktari (1966–1969)

60 min | Adventure, Family

7.1
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Dr. Marsh Tracy was a veterinarian running an animal study center in Africa. Helping him were his daughter Paula, American Jack Dane and Mike, a local. Also living with the Tracys--and ... See full summary »

Creators: Art Arthur, Ivan Tors | Stars: Marshall Thompson, Cheryl Miller, Judy the Chimpanzee, Clarence

Votes: 482

39. White Cargo (1942)

Passed | 88 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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The story takes place at a British plantation in Africa where Tandelayo entices all the Brits, especially Harry Witzel.

Writers: Ida Vera Simonton, Leon Gordon | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Walter Pidgeon, Frank Morgan, Richard Carlson

Votes: 478

40. Riders to the Stars (1954)

81 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.6
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In an attempt to discover the composition of meteors, three astronauts are sent out into space in three specially designed rockets. Their mission is to capture a meteor and bring it to ... See full summary »

Writer: Curt Siodmak | Directors: Richard Carlson, Herbert L. Strock | Stars: William Lundigan, Herbert Marshall, Richard Carlson, Martha Hyer

Votes: 421

41. Burke's Law (1963–1966)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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Amos Burke was a Los Angeles chief of detectives who was also a millionaire with a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce, a mansion, and a high-wheeling lifestyle. The hallmarks of this series were ... See full summary »

Creator: Frank D. Gilroy | Stars: Gene Barry, Gary Conway, Regis Toomey, Leon Lontoc

Votes: 419

42. The Golden Blade (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure

5.7
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Basra merchant Harun Al-Rashid avenges his father's murder in this adventure set in ancient Bagdad and inspired from the Arabic fairy tales of One Thousand and One Nights.

Writer: John Rich | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Rock Hudson, Piper Laurie, Gene Evans, George Macready

Votes: 400

43. Back Street (1941)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

7.1
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Pretty Rae Smith and handsome Walter Saxel meet, fall in love and make plans to marry. Unfortunately, their marriage plans get sabotaged when a jealous beau makes Rae miss the ceremony. The... See full summary »

Writers: Bruce Manning, Felix Jackson, Fannie Hurst | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Charles Boyer, Margaret Sullavan, Richard Carlson, Frank McHugh

Votes: 369

44. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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This was a Colgate sponsored Comedy hour that featured many notable Comedians and Entertainers of the era as Guest Stars.

Creator: Fred Hamilton | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

Votes: 351

45. A Stranger in Town (1943)

Passed | 67 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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In the small town of Crown Port local attorney Bill Adams is trying to break up the ring of corrupt town officials by running for mayor. The cards seemed stacked against him when he gets ... See full summary »

Writers: Isobel Lennart, William Kozlenko | Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Frank Morgan, Richard Carlson, Jean Rogers, Porter Hall

Votes: 326

46. So Well Remembered (1947)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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On the day that World War II ends in Europe, Mayor George Boswell recalls events of the previous 25 years in his home town of Browdley. As councilman and newspaper editor George has fought ... See full summary »

Writers: James Hilton, John Paxton | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: John Mills, Martha Scott, Patricia Roc, Trevor Howard

Votes: 302

47. A Millionaire for Christy (1951)

91 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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This hilarious comedy gave MacMurray a chance to show his comedic chops as Peter, a radio personality who is told he's just inherited two million dollars by a gold-digging secretary.

Writers: Ken Englund, Robert Harari | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Eleanor Parker, Richard Carlson, Una Merkel

Votes: 297

48. Della (1964)

65 min | Drama

4.5
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A man trying to negotiate a property deal with a wealthy but reclusive widow becomes romantically involved with the woman's unhinged daughter.

Writer: Richard Alan Simmons | Director: Robert Gist | Stars: Paul Burke, Charles Bickford, Joan Crawford, Richard Carlson

Votes: 261

49. These Glamour Girls (1939)

Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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A drunken college student invites a dance hostess to the big college dance and then forgets he asked her. When she shows up at school, he tries to get rid of her, but she won't leave. ... See full summary »

Writers: Jane Hall, Marion Parsonnet | Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Lew Ayres, Lana Turner, Tom Brown, Richard Carlson

Votes: 251

50. Dancing Co-Ed (1939)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Right before the dancing Tobius' ought to film a new production, his wife tells Freddy Tobius that she's pregnant. So the producer desperately has to seek a replacement and starts a ... See full summary »

Writers: Albert Mannheimer, Albert Treynor | Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Lana Turner, Richard Carlson, Artie Shaw and His Orchestra, Ann Rutherford

Votes: 250