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2. The 24th Annual Tony Awards (1970 TV Special)

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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Julie Andrews, Rene Auberjonois, Lauren Bacall, Clive Barnes

Votes: 77

3. The World at War (1973–1976)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

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A series of documentaries about World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Anthony Eden, Averell Harriman, Albert Speer

Votes: 14,684

4. The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1987 TV Special)

Documentary

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Director: Dwight Hemion | Stars: Don Ameche, Lucille Ball, Diahann Carroll, Ray Charles

Votes: 158

5. All-Star Party for Carol Burnett (1982 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Music

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Director: Dick McDonough | Stars: Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, Tim Conway, Sammy Davis Jr.

Votes: 66

6. The Carol Burnett Show (1967–1978)
Episode: A Special Evening with Carol Burnett (1978)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

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Highlights of this final show of the series include: clips from prior shows; a question-and-answer session involving the cast; new sketches where Mr. Tudball is moving his office but does ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Powers | Stars: Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, Tim Conway, Ray Charles

Votes: 20

7. The Carol Burnett Show (1967–1978)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family

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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe.

Stars: Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, Harvey Korman, Lyle Waggoner

Votes: 3,527

8. The Julie Andrews Hour (1972–1973)

60 min | Music

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The Julie Andrews Hour was an entertaining television variety series starring Julie Andrews. Julie had amazing guests and great singing on her show.

Stars: Julie Andrews, Steve Lawrence, Rich Little, Robert Goulet

Votes: 103

9. The 39th Annual Academy Awards (1967 TV Special)

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Bob Hope, Neile Adams, Anouk Aimée, Ann-Margret

Votes: 116

10. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 1,048

11. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)

30 min | Comedy

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The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends.

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

Votes: 895

12. National Geographic Specials (1965– )

60 min | Documentary, History

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For over 30 years, the National Geographic Society has presented specials on nature, foreign culture, scientific breakthroughs, and things which fall under the general category of "neat ... See full summary »

Stars: Alexander Scourby, Leslie Nielsen, Joseph Campanella, Richard Kiley

Votes: 250

13. Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)

Approved | 30 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Carey Wilson, Janet Gaynor, Emil Jannings, Mary Pickford

Votes: 76

14. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

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An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 308,427 | Gross: $7.27M

15. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1991)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,211

16. Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Jimmy Stewart (1978 TV Special)

99 min | Comedy

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It's incredible in these roasts to see the greats lined up on the dais. To listen to the humour akin to thinking out loud with no regard for what's correct to joke about. It's old era ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Garrison | Stars: Dean Martin, James Stewart, June Allyson, Lucille Ball

Votes: 53

17. The 36th Annual Academy Awards (1964 TV Special)

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Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Nick Adams, Julie Andrews, Annabella

Votes: 110

18. The World at War (1973–1976)
Episode: Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944 (1974)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

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While the British continue to rely on night bombing the American forces attempt to use more dangerous but more precise daylight bombing to interdict German military production and crush the national will.

Director: Ted Childs | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Hans Brunswig, John Corcoran, Ira C. Eaker

Votes: 152

19. Rear Window (1954)

PG | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller

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A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Votes: 351,301 | Gross: $36.76M

20. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Walter Coy, Robert Paige

Votes: 145

21. Hedda Hopper's Hollywood (1960 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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A look at the past, present and future of Hollywood as seen through the eyes of the movie columnist.

Director: William Corrigan | Stars: Lucille Ball, Stephen Boyd, Francis X. Bushman, John Cassavetes

Votes: 60

22. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Douglas Bader (1982)

Documentary, Biography

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Directors: Paul Stewart Laing, Terry Yarwood | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Douglas Bader, Joan Bader, 'Paddy' Barthropp

Votes: 6

23. National Geographic Specials (1965– )
Episode: Yukon Passage (1977)

58 min | Documentary, History

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Director: James Lipscomb | Stars: James Stewart, Keith Tryck

Votes: 8

24. Vertigo (1958)

PG | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

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A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore

Votes: 279,323 | Gross: $3.20M

25. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,455

26. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 113

27. ABC Late Night (1973–1975)

90 min | Comedy, Music

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Stars: Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Steve Allen, Phyllis Diller

Votes: 71

28. The 30th Annual Academy Awards (1958 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Alan Handley | Stars: Anna Maria Alberghetti, June Allyson, Fred Astaire, Ann Blyth

Votes: 122

29. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

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Dean Martin hosts with several different celebrities that have several sketches of improv that breaks down comedy, race, and sex all at of the same time.

Stars: Dean Martin, Sandahl Bergman, Dom DeLuise, Bob Newhart

Votes: 939

30. Right of Way (1983 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama

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A dying woman and her husband agree to a joint-suicide pact, whether others like it or not.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Bette Davis, James Stewart, Melinda Dillon, Priscilla Morrill

Votes: 539

31. Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Dean Martin (1976 TV Special)

101 min | Comedy

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Don Rickles serves as roastmaster for Dean Martin's own roast. Also featured are Foster Brooks, Ruth Buzzi, Bob Hope and many other comedy legends.

Director: Greg Garrison | Stars: Don Rickles, Dean Martin, Bob Hope, Orson Welles

Votes: 44

32. Lux Playhouse (1958–1959)

30 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

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This filmed series of light comedies, romances and melodramas alternated on Friday nights with the "Schlitz Playhouse of Stars" between October 1958 and Sepetmeber 1959.

Stars: Alice Backes, Charles Keane, Nesdon Booth, Polly Bergen

Votes: 31

33. My Three Sons (1960–1972)
Episode: Robbie Wins His Letter (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

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Robbie wins the highest achievement award in his science class but feels he does not deserve it.

Director: Gene Reynolds | Stars: Fred MacMurray, William Frawley, Tim Considine, Don Grady

Votes: 10

34. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

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A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Votes: 84,969 | Gross: $9.60M

35. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War

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A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Peter Wintonick | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Mark Achbar, Karin Aguilar-San Juan, Paul Andrews

Votes: 3,804

36. All-Star Party for Lucille Ball (1984 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

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Variety Clubs International hosted this tribute to Lucille ball. It brought Lucy and her husband, Gary Morton together on their anniversary, to present her with a humanitarian award. Lucy ... See full summary »

Director: Dick McDonough | Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz Jr., Lucie Arnaz, James Caan

Votes: 18

37. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to William Wyler (1976 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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In 1976, William Wyler became the fourth recipient of the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award, following John Ford, James Cagney and Orson Welles. The winner of three Best ... See full summary »

Stars: Eddie Albert, Henry Fonda, Greer Garson, Audrey Hepburn

Votes: 111

38. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Approved | 123 min | Drama, Western

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A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Votes: 57,749

39. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Not Rated | 160 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 49,766 | Gross: $11.90M

40. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 21,745

41. North and South, Book II (1986)

570 min | Drama, History, Romance

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The story of two friends and their families on opposite sides of the American Civil War.

Stars: Kirstie Alley, David Carradine, Philip Casnoff, Mary Crosby

Votes: 3,846

42. The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Frank Sinatra (1978 TV Special)

100 min | Comedy

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Wonderful funny contribution from Red Buttons. Kinda leaves you feeling two things. Almost all of these acting/comedic legends have passed and this sort of unbridled humour is no more

Director: Greg Garrison | Stars: Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Ronald Reagan, Gene Kelly

Votes: 127

43. The Pet Set (1971– )

30 min | Documentary, Family, Talk-Show

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Betty White hosted this syndicated series in which celebrities would drop by with their pets. Also the show had discussions concerning pet care, ecology and wildlife preservation.

Stars: Betty White, Vikki Carr, Bob Crane, Merv Griffin

Votes: 15

44. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: James Stewart: A Wonderful Life (1987)

86 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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A retrospective on the life and career of actor James Stewart, with clips from many of his films and interviews with people who have worked with him.

Director: David Heeley | Stars: James Stewart, Johnny Carson, Peter Bogdanovich, Carol Burnett

Votes: 178

45. Rope (1948)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Dick Hogan

Votes: 104,659

46. The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Not Rated | 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.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 53,556

47. Harvey (1950)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Wallace Ford, William H. Lynn, Victoria Horne

Votes: 47,006

48. You Can't Take It with You (1938)

Approved | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Lionel Barrymore, Edward Arnold

Votes: 19,212

49. American Masters (1985– )

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 523

50. Harvey (1972 TV Movie)

Comedy, Fantasy

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Elwood P. Dowd's constant companion is Harvey, a six-foot tall invisible rabbit. To his sister, his obsession with Harvey has been a thorn in her plans to marry off her daughter. However, ... See full summary »

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: James Stewart, John McGiver, Marian Hailey, Helen Hayes

Votes: 734