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1. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

8.8
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Contestants with unusual occupations were interviewed by the panelists. Only questions that could be answered with a "yes" or "no" were allowed. At the conclusion of the questioning, the ... See full summary »

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

2. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)

60 min | Comedy

8.8
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Stars: Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Les Brown

3. The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)

60 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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Lucy is back again in this one hour sequel to I Love Lucy. Lucy and her husband, Ricky Ricardo, are living in the country with their best friends and old landlords, Fred and Ethel Mertz. ... See full summary »

Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

4. Person to Person (1953–1961)

30 min | Documentary, News

8.6
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Stars: Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood, Audrey Meadows, Jerry Lewis

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

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Bob Hope, Skitch Henderson

6. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

8.5
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

7. All Star Revue (1950– )

60 min | Comedy

8.5
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This early comedy program started off with a rotating cast of four famous comedians, each of whom would take turns hosting the show. The program format was similar to that of a Vaudeville ... See full summary »

Stars: Jimmy Durante, Eddie Jackson, Jack Roth, Danny Thomas

8. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967–1970)

60 min | Comedy

8.4
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The Smothers Brothers host a comedy variety that would become notorious for its topical satirical humor.

Stars: Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Pat Paulsen, Peter Cullen

9. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2013)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

10. 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

11. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, John Doucette, Hayden Rorke

12. The Andy Williams Show (1962–1969)

60 min | Music

8.1
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Having hosted summer programs for three seasons before this, Andy Williams' program finally became a regular, year-round show. In addition to Andy, the program also featured numbers by a ... See full summary »

Stars: Andy Williams, Alan Osmond, Jay Osmond, Merrill Osmond

13. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1962)

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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Guests for tonight: Tallullah Bankhead, Artie Shaw and Shelly Berman.

Writer: Herbert Sargent | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Fran Bennett, Shelley Berman, Johnny Carson

14. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode dated 15 May 1968 (1968)

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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Writer: David Lloyd | Stars: Johnny Carson, Joe Garagiola, Tallulah Bankhead, John Lennon

15. Lifeboat (1944)

Approved | 97 min | Thriller, War

7.8
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Several survivors of a torpedoed ship find themselves in the same boat with one of the men who sunk it.

Writers: John Steinbeck, Jo Swerling | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, John Hodiak, Walter Slezak, William Bendix

16. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Jack Carter

17. Batman (1966–1968)
Episode: Caught in the Spider's Den (1967)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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The Black Widow adjusts her cerebrum short-circuiting device to successfully alter Batman's brain. With Batman powerless to resist, and Robin captured, she disguises herself as the Boy ... See full summary »

Creator: Lorenzo Semple Jr. | Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier, Neil Hamilton

18. Texaco Star Theatre (1948–1956)

60 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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The Texaco Star Theatre was one of the most popular shows in the history of television. In the first year, Milton Berle was not the permanent emcee, but once he replaced the rotation, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Milton Berle, Sid Stone, Jimmy Nelson, Arnold Stang

19. The Polly Bergen Show (1957–1958)

Music

7.6
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Stars: Polly Bergen, Bill Bergen, Kay Kendall, Julius LaRosa

20. The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)
Episode: The Celebrity Next Door (1957)

60 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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When Tallulah Bankhead moves in next door Lucy reacts in typical fashion and chaos ensues.

Writers: Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Davis, Bob Schiller, Bob Weiskopf | Director: Jerry Thorpe | Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Tallulah Bankhead, Vivian Vance

21. Batman (1966–1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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The Caped Crusader battles evildoers in Gotham City in a bombastic 1960s parody of the comic book hero's exploits.

Creator: William Dozier | Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier, Neil Hamilton

22. The George Gobel Show (1954–1960)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Stars: George Gobel, Peggy King, John Scott Trotter, Fred MacMurray

23. Batman (1966–1968)
Episode: Black Widow Strikes Again (1967)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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The Black Widow uses her cerebrum short-circuiting device to rob bank after bank in Gotham City. Batman and Robin soon catch up with her, but actually capturing the villainess proves harder... See full summary »

Creator: Lorenzo Semple Jr. | Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier, Neil Hamilton

24. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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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

25. The United States Steel Hour (1953–1963)
Episode: Hedda Gabler (1954)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A scheming woman marries a nice but dimwitted intellectual out of convenience. She hears that her old lover is back in town. She decides to destroy his life, jealous of his love affair with another.

Writers: Erik Barnouw, Henrik Ibsen, Noel Langley | Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Luther Adler, Tallulah Bankhead, John Baragrey, Marie Corell

26. The Milton Berle Show (1958–1962)

30 min | Music, Comedy

7.3
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Stars: Milton Berle, Billy May, Billy May and His Orchestra, Eydie Gormé

27. My Sin (1931)

Passed | 80 min | Drama

7.2
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In Panama, notorious nightclub hostess Carlotta kills a man in self-defense and is arrested for murder. Defending her at her trial is Dick Grady, a lawyer who has wasted his talent on ... See full summary »

Writers: George Abbott, Owen Davis, Adelaide Heilbron, Frederick J. Jackson | Director: George Abbott | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Fredric March, Harry Davenport, Scott Kolk

28. A Royal Scandal (1945)

Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.9
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In 18th century Russia,the naive and idealistic lieutenant Chernov meets Empress Catherine the Great who becomes infatuated with him and appoints him Chief of the Imperial Guard.

Writers: Edwin Justus Mayer, Bruno Frank, Lajos Biró, Melchior Lengyel | Directors: Otto Preminger, Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Coburn, Anne Baxter, William Eythe

29. The Martha Raye Show (1954–1956)

60 min | Comedy

6.9
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Stars: Martha Raye, Rocky Graziano, Paul Lynde, Cesar Romero

30. Tarnished Lady (1931)

83 min | Drama

6.8
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Writer: Donald Ogden Stewart | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Clive Brook, Phoebe Foster, Alexander Kirkland

31. Faithless (1932)

Approved | 77 min | Drama

6.8
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Socialite Carol Morgan romps through the depression and her wealth while breaking up with Bill Wade and getting back together with him.

Writers: Carey Wilson, Mildred Cram | Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Robert Montgomery, Hugh Herbert, Maurice Murphy

32. Stage Door Canteen (1943)

Passed | 132 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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"Dakota," a young soldier on a pass in New York City, visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theatre and films appear and host a recreational center for servicemen ... See full summary »

Writer: Delmer Daves | Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Cheryl Walker, William Terry, Judith Anderson, Kenny Baker

33. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.7
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Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Milt Kamen, Hermione Gingold

34. Make Me a Star (1932)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Menton Gill is longing to become a cowboy actor and leaves his hometown to try his luck in Hollywood, but there his acting ability is regarded as non-existent, but actress Flips gives him a... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Mintz, Walter DeLeon, Arthur Kober, Harry Leon Wilson, George S. Kaufman, Marc Connelly | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Joan Blondell, Stuart Erwin, Zasu Pitts, Ben Turpin

35. The Cheat (1931)

74 min | Drama

6.5
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Love, lust, possession, money, social standing, and addiction. Elsa Carlyle is impulsive and a gambler; though loved by her husband Jeff, she's spoiled and selfish, concerned with social ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Hervey, Hector Turnbull | Director: George Abbott | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Harvey Stephens, Irving Pichel, Jay Fassett

36. Die! Die! My Darling! (1965)

Unrated | 97 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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A young woman is terrorized by her fiance's demented mother who blames her for her son's death.

Writers: Richard Matheson, Anne Blaisdell | Director: Silvio Narizzano | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Stefanie Powers, Peter Vaughan, Maurice Kaufmann

37. Devil and the Deep (1932)

78 min | Drama

6.4
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Naval commander Charles Sturm has made life miserable for his wife Diana due to his insane jealousy over every man she speaks to. His obsessive behavior soon drives her to the arms of a ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Hervey, Benn W. Levy | Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton, Cary Grant

38. The Daydreamer (1966)

Unrated | 101 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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An anthology of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen: "The Little Mermaid," "The Emperor's New Clothes," "Thumbelina" and "The Garden of Paradise."

Writers: Hans Christian Andersen, Romeo Muller, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Director: Jules Bass | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Victor Borge, Patty Duke, Jack Gilford

40. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 12 February 1961 (1961)

Comedy, Family, Game-Show

6.2
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Director: Franklin Heller | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, John Daly, Arlene Francis, Martin Gabel

41. Thunder Below (1932)

67 min | Drama

6.1
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Writers: Sidney Buchman, Josephine Lovett, Thomas Rourke | Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Bickford, Paul Lukas, Eugene Pallette

42. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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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.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Edgar Buchanan, Lee Marvin, Nora Marlowe

43. Main Street to Broadway (1953)

Approved | 103 min | Music, Romance

5.5
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In New York, a surly, down-on-his-heels playwright meets a country girl who's giving up trying to act and returning home. He goes with her for inspiration when his agent convinces a stage ... See full summary »

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Robert E. Sherwood | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Tommy Morton, Mary Murphy, Agnes Moorehead, Herb Shriner

44. The Arthur Murray Party (1950–1960)

30 min | Family, Music

4.6
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Ballroom dancing, plus comedy, songs and dance contests on one of the few programs to air over all four major commercial networks. ABC premiered it on July 20, 1950 and it closed on NBC on ... See full summary »

Stars: Arthur Murray, Kathryn Murray, Ricardo Montalban, Farley Granger

45. His House in Order (1928)

72 min | Drama

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A rich man's worship of his first wife ends when he learns their son is a bastard.

Writers: P.L. Mannock, Arthur Wing Pinero | Director: Randle Ayrton | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Ian Hunter, David Hawthorne, Eric Maturin

46. Hollywood on Parade No. A-6 (1933)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

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A promotional film featuring movie stars at play.

Director: Louis Lewyn | Stars: Richard Arlen, Tallulah Bankhead, Lew Cody, Clark Gable

47. Gala Adlai on Broadway (1960 TV Movie)

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Stars: Lauren Bacall, Anne Bancroft, Tallulah Bankhead, Orson Bean

48. The 15th Annual Tony Awards (1961 TV Movie)

Reality-TV

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Stars: Anna Maria Alberghetti, Julie Andrews, Anne Bancroft, Tallulah Bankhead

49. The Big Party (1959– )

60 min | Music

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Short lived variety show, sponsored by Revlon, with a different host each week. The premise had the guest host entertaining various celebrities in their penthouse, hotel suite, etc. This ... See full summary »

Stars: Barbara Britton, Abe Burrows, Elaine May, Mike Nichols

50. Stars for Israel (1967 TV Movie)

Reality-TV

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Stars: Marty Allen, Marian Anderson, Tallulah Bankhead, Claire Bloom