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1. Your Favorite Story (1953– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Stars: Adolphe Menjou, John Hamilton, Gertrude Michael, Bruce Payne

Votes: 12

2. The Lone Wolf (1954– )

30 min | Adventure

8.0
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Stars: Louis Hayward, John Doucette, James Anderson, Adele Mara

Votes: 73

3. The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952–1966)
Episode: Ricky's Blind Date (1955)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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David is taking Susan to a fraternity party but he needs to find a date for her younger cousin Betty. David enlists Ricky as the escort and the Nelsons find laughs in getting Ricky ready ... See full summary »

Director: Ozzie Nelson | Stars: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

Votes: 6

4. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952– )

30 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

7.9
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Jerry and Pamela North live in Greenwich Village in New York City. Jerry is a mystery magazine publisher who thinks he is a good amateur detective. He and his wife investigate various crimes and solve them before the police do.

Stars: Richard Denning, Barbara Britton, Francis De Sales, Lowell Gilmore

Votes: 124

5. Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

Not Rated | 94 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy.

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes, Rita Johnson

Votes: 4,818

6. The Big Clock (1948)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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When powerful publishing tycoon Earl Janoth commits an act of murder at the height of passion, he cleverly begins to cover his tracks and frame an innocent man whose identity he doesn't ... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Ray Milland, Maureen O'Sullivan, Charles Laughton, George Macready

Votes: 6,247

7. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 75

8. The Major and the Minor (1942)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Rita Johnson, Robert Benchley

Votes: 4,959 | Gross: $6.38M

9. The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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As the sons age, we go through their teenage dating problems, marriage and careers.

Stars: Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson

Votes: 838

10. The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.5
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When their captain is swindled out of his riverboat by a trio of gamblers, stage show star Abbott and his bumbling sidekick Costello must put things right.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Alan Curtis, Rita Johnson

Votes: 1,526

11. The Christophers (1952– )

30 min

7.5
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Stars: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Dean Jagger, Dolores Hope

Votes: 26

12. Rebound (1952–1953)

30 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A dramatic anthology series, one of many on television at the time. Lee Marvin made his television debut on this program.

Stars: John Doucette, Ned Glass, Russ Conway, Elisabeth Fraser

Votes: 8

13. The Man Behind the Badge (1953–1955)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Stories taken from the files of various law-enforcement agencies, including city, county and state police, park rangers, military police, etc.

Stars: Charles Bickford, Joel Aldred, Norman Rose, Paul Brinegar

Votes: 39

14. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952– )
Episode: Weekend Murder (1952)

26 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

7.3
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Pam and Jerry are invited to spend the weekend at a famous actress' country home, but when they arrive the housekeeper can't be found and there's a dead man in the pantry.

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Barbara Britton, Richard Denning, Francis De Sales, Margo Woode

Votes: 24

15. They Won't Believe Me (1947)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.2
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On trial for murdering his girlfriend, philandering stockbroker Larry Ballentine takes the stand to claim his innocence and describe the actual, but improbable sounding, sequence of events that led to her death.

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Robert Young, Susan Hayward, Jane Greer, Rita Johnson

Votes: 1,561

16. All Mine to Give (1957)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.1
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An immigrant family in 1850's Wisconsin prospers until tragedy strikes.

Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack

Votes: 829

17. Edison, the Man (1940)

Passed | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Rita Johnson, Lynne Overman, Charles Coburn

Votes: 1,274

18. The Affairs of Susan (1945)

110 min | Comedy

7.0
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Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Joan Fontaine, George Brent, Dennis O'Keefe, Walter Abel

Votes: 219

19. Sleep, My Love (1948)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.9
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Alison Courtland wakes up in the middle of the night on board a train, but she cannot remember how she got there. Danger and suspense ensue.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Robert Cummings, Don Ameche, Rita Johnson

Votes: 1,197 | Gross: $1.80M

20. Pardon My Past (1945)

88 min | Comedy

6.9
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An ex-GI wants to open a mink farm in Wisconsin; but is mistaken for a look-alike, a gambler who owes a lot of money.

Director: Leslie Fenton | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Marguerite Chapman, Akim Tamiroff, William Demarest

Votes: 172

21. Maisie Was a Lady (1941)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Showgirl Maisie Ravier finds herself once again out of work. She meets a wealthy playboy who hires her to be his family's new maid. Maisie soon finds herself trying to mend the family's ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Ann Sothern, Lew Ayres, Maureen O'Sullivan, C. Aubrey Smith

Votes: 369

22. Honolulu (1939)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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Wanting a break from his overzealous fans, a famous movie star hires a Hawaiian plantation owner to switch places with him for a few weeks.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Eleanor Powell, Robert Young, George Burns, Gracie Allen

Votes: 425

23. Forty Little Mothers (1940)

Approved | 90 min | Drama

6.7
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An out-of-work professor gets a break from an old college buddy to teach at an exclusive girl's school. But events conspire against him: he finds an abandoned child which he takes under his... See full summary »

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Judith Anderson, Ralph Morgan, Rita Johnson

Votes: 180

24. The Perfect Marriage (1947)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy

6.7
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Jenny and Dale Williams have been married ten years and parents of a nine-year-old daughter, "Cookie" Williams. They live well, have separate careers, are surrounded by sophisticated ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Loretta Young, David Niven, Eddie Albert, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 54

25. Appointment for Love (1941)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Charming Andre Cassil woos physician Jane Alexander and the two impulsively get married. The honeymoon ends very quickly when Jane voices her progressive views on marriage which include the... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Charles Boyer, Margaret Sullavan, Rita Johnson, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 66

26. My Friend Flicka (1943)

Approved | 89 min | Family, Western

6.6
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Ken McLaughlin struggles to please his family in any way. He comes back from boarding school boasting poor grades and facing going through the fifth grade again, much to his fathers dismay.... See full summary »

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson, James Bell

Votes: 705

27. Susan Slept Here (1954)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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On Christmas Eve, a struggling Hollywood scriptwriter receives a very unexpected present: juvenile delinquent Susan Landis.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Dick Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Anne Francis, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 1,138

28. Family Honeymoon (1948)

90 min | Comedy

6.4
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A bachelor marries a widow and her three kids join the honeymoon.

Director: Claude Binyon | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Rita Johnson, William H. Daniels

Votes: 143

29. Stronger Than Desire (1939)

Passed | 78 min | Drama

6.4
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Wealthy socialite Elizabeth Flagg is courted by persistent Michael McLain, despite her protests that she is a married woman. McLain is just charming enough to attract Elizabeth into a ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Fenton | Stars: Virginia Bruce, Walter Pidgeon, Lee Bowman, Ann Dvorak

Votes: 217

30. Congo Maisie (1940)

71 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Brooklyn showgirl Maisie gets stranded in the African jungle with a romantic doctor.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Ann Sothern, John Carroll, Rita Johnson, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 287

31. Letter of Introduction (1938)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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An aging actor, about to marry for the fourth time, is surprised when a young woman, who is the daughter he never knew he had, appears with a "letter of introduction". It seems that she is ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Andrea Leeds, George Murphy, Edgar Bergen

Votes: 247

32. Thunderhead - Son of Flicka (1945)

78 min | Drama, Family

6.3
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A young boy tries to train Thunderhead, a beautiful white colt and the son of his beloved Flicka, to be a champion race horse.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson, James Bell

Votes: 251

33. An Innocent Affair (1948)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

6.3
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Vincent Doane is in the precarious position of trying to close an advertising account with his rich ex-fiancée. Unfortunately she is more interested in him than in business. Vincent's wife ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Madeleine Carroll, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Rita Johnson

Votes: 166

34. Within the Law (1939)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Mary Turner, is wrongly accused, by her employer Edward Gilder, and then convicted of theft. In prison she studies law books, and on release partners with another woman to legally scam ... See full summary »

Director: Gustav Machatý | Stars: Ruth Hussey, Tom Neal, Paul Kelly, William Gargan

Votes: 121

35. Rich Man, Poor Girl (1938)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A rich businessman wants to marry his secretary, but first he has to pass muster with her middle-class family.

Director: Reinhold Schünzel | Stars: Robert Young, Lana Turner, Lew Ayres, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 213

36. The Girl Downstairs (1938)

77 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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A wealthy playboy surreptitiously romances a scullery maid to gain access to her mistress with whom he is in love, but doesn't count on the maid falling in love with him.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Franciska Gaal, Franchot Tone, Walter Connolly, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 94

37. My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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When the owner of the New York Globe-Leader dies without making a will, the paper is inherited by his only living relative, an "old maid schoolteacher" from Nebraska. Martha Aldrich, along ... See full summary »

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Edna May Oliver, Maureen O'Sullivan, Walter Pidgeon, Rita Johnson

Votes: 201

38. The Golden Fleecing (1940)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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A $50,000 life-insurance sale puts mild-mannered Henry Twinkle on the fast track at Ajax Insurance Company. Now he can marry his girl and climb the corporate ladder -- just as long as the ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Fenton | Stars: Lew Ayres, Rita Johnson, Lloyd Nolan, Virginia Grey

Votes: 109

39. Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939)

Passed | 59 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.1
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Detective Nick Carter is brought in to foil spies at the Radex Airplane Factory, where a new fighter plane is under manufacture.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Rita Johnson, Henry Hull, Stanley Ridges

Votes: 303

40. 6,000 Enemies (1939)

Passed | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A tough prosecutor who has sent dozens of criminals to prison finds himself framed on a bribery charge and winds up in prison himself.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Rita Johnson, Paul Kelly, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 127

41. Emergency Hospital (1956)

Not Rated | 62 min | Drama

6.1
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About the lives and loves of the staff of an emergency hospital as reflected in a single frenetic night of business-as-usual.

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Walter Reed, Margaret Lindsay, John Archer, Byron Palmer

Votes: 61

42. Man-Proof (1938)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Mimi has tried everything to become the bride to Alan, but he chooses Elizabeth instead. The ironic part is that Mimi's mother writes romance novels and neither one has had any luck with ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Myrna Loy, Franchot Tone, Rosalind Russell, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 340

43. London by Night (1937)

Passed | 69 min | Mystery, Romance

6.0
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A newspaperman, his canine companion, and an adventurous socialite investigate an umbrella-wielding murderer who is terrorizing London.

Director: Wilhelm Thiele | Stars: George Murphy, Rita Johnson, Virginia Field, Leo G. Carroll

Votes: 123

44. The Second Face (1950)

Not Rated | 77 min | Drama

6.0
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From her hospital bed a woman recounts her life as a "plain Jane" while awaiting plastic surgeries for the injuries she has sustained in an automobile accident.

Director: Jack Bernhard | Stars: Ella Raines, Bruce Bennett, Rita Johnson, John Sutton

Votes: 152

45. They All Come Out (1939)

Passed | 70 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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A "Crime Doesn't Pay" morality drama about a young man sentenced to a prison term and attempts by the system to rehabilitate jailed criminals.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Rita Johnson, Tom Neal, Bernard Nedell, Edward Gargan

Votes: 44

46. Smashing the Rackets (1938)

Not Rated | 69 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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Jim 'Socker' Conway, former boxer and FBI hero, is maneuvered for political reasons into a do-nothing job in the district attorney's office. Meanwhile, he meets wild debutante Letty Lane, ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Chester Morris, Frances Mercer, Rita Johnson, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 51

47. Broadway Serenade (1939)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.8
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Mary Hale (a singer) and Jimmy Seymour (pianist/composer), are a show biz couple working in The Big Apple in small night clubs hoping to hit it big. One night, Larry Bryant (a Broadway ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Lew Ayres, Ian Hunter, Frank Morgan

Votes: 152

48. The Michigan Kid (1947)

Approved | 69 min | Action, Romance, Western

5.4
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Jim Rowan, after his discharge from the U.S. Calvary at the end of the Sioux Wars, seeks peace and security on an Arizona cattle ranch. But his arrival coincides with an outbreak of ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Jon Hall, Victor McLaglen, Rita Johnson, Andy Devine

Votes: 19

49. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: A Chair for a Lady (1954)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Richard Goode | Stars: Pamela Benson, Ken Carpenter, Ellen Corby, Pamela Duncan

50. The Christophers (1952– )
Episode: Changing the World Through the Housewife (1954)

30 min

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Director: Jack Denove | Stars: Hillary Brooke, Jack Haley, Rita Johnson, Gene Lockhart