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1. Tombstone Territory (1957– )

30 min | Western

8.7
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Tough sheriff Clay Hollister keeps the law in Tombstone, Arizona--"The Town Too Tough to Die"--with the support of his faithful deputies and the editor of the local newspaper.

Stars: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham, Quintin Sondergaard, Gilman Rankin

Votes: 93

2. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)

25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.5
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In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »

Stars: Truman Bradley, Marshall Thompson, Michael Fox, Peter Hansen

Votes: 213

3. The Rough Riders (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

8.5
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After the Civil War, two former Union soldiers and an ex-Confederate team up to travel the West.

Stars: Kent Taylor, Jan Merlin, Peter Whitney, Bill Catching

Votes: 41

4. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Temptation (1957)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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A construction foreman steals $12,000 from his employer's open safe, then attempts to frame a subcontractor for the crime.

Writer: Jack Rock | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Charles Maxwell, Brett Halsey, John Parrish

Votes: 13

5. Coronado 9 (1960– )

30 min | Crime

8.4
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A former Naval intelligence officer works as a private detective in San Diego, California.

Stars: Rod Cameron, Vaughn Taylor, Sue Ane Langdon, Walter Reed

Votes: 34

6. Harbormaster (1957–1958)

30 min | Adventure

8.2
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Stories of a New England crime chaser in a sailboat.

Stars: Barry Sullivan, Paul Burke, Mike Keene, Evan Elliott

Votes: 19

7. The Tall Man (1960–1962)

30 min | Western

8.1
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Fictionalized stories about Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid set in New Mexico in the 1870s.

Creator: Samuel A. Peeples | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Clu Gulager, Mark Tapscott, Judy Nugent

Votes: 81

8. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Plant Robbery (1956)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Three thieves use a counterfeit armored car and stolen uniforms to steal $29,000 from a supermarket. The leader of the group becomes increasingly unpredictable and prone to violence as Dan Mathews and his men close in.

Writer: Ed Adamson | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Steven Ritch, Mercedes Shirley, Paul Gary

Votes: 11

9. In a Lonely Place (1950)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts...

Writers: Andrew Solt, Edmund H. North, Dorothy B. Hughes | Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy, Carl Benton Reid

Votes: 16,380

10. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.

Stars: Broderick Crawford, Art Gilmore, William Boyett, Vance Skarstedt

Votes: 579

11. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Herbert Philbrick was a young professional and pacifist in 1939 Boston. He joined an anti-war group and quickly found himself caught up in the secret world of underground communist activity... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Carlson, John Zaremba, Virginia Stefan, Ed Hinton

Votes: 86

12. Lock Up (1959–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Cases taken from the files and case histories of renowned Philadelphia defense attorney Herbert L. Maris.

Stars: Macdonald Carey, John Doucette, Joan Granville, Olive Carey

Votes: 52

13. Your Favorite Story (1953– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Stars: Adolphe Menjou, John Hamilton, Gertrude Michael, Bruce Payne

Votes: 10

14. Dr. Christian (1956– )

30 min | Drama

7.8
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Based on several films released between 1939 and 1941 starring Jean Hersholt as Dr. Paul Christian, this series picks up with his retirement and as he turns his practice over to his nephew, Dr. Mark Christian.

Stars: Macdonald Carey, Jan Shepard, Jack Hogan, Ed Kemmer

Votes: 11

15. West Point (1956–1957)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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Dramatic series of actual people and events at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.

Stars: Donald May, Larry Thor, Lew Gallo, Don Eitner

Votes: 58

16. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: A Visit from Dr. Pliny (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Quirky strangers appear at the research institute. They have curious ideas, and unexplained knowledge. Local researchers aren't sure if they are legitimate or if they are dangerous nuts. What will happen if they are allowed into the lab?

Writer: Sloan Nibley | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, Edmund Gwenn, William Schallert, Juney Ellis

Votes: 16

17. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: The Human Equation (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Researchers studying new antibiotics are finding themselves accused of uncharacteristic behaviors, which they can't recall. Could the ergot-derived compound be affecting their brains?

Writer: Norman Jolley | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, Macdonald Carey, Jean Byron, Peter Adams

Votes: 14

18. Five Graves to Cairo (1943)

Approved | 96 min | Thriller, War

7.5
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During World War 2, an undercover British soldier tries get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in 5 excavations across Egypt.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, Lajos Biró | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff, Erich von Stroheim

Votes: 3,424

19. Target (1958– )

30 min | Drama

7.5
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This anthology program featured shows about horror and suspense.

Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Troy Melton, Charles Davis, Frank Warren

Votes: 11

20. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: The Negative Man (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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After an accident in a laboratory, an electrician develops superior intelligence and super-human sensory powers.

Writers: Thelma Schnee, Ivan Tors | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, Dane Clark, Beverly Garland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 13

21. It Happened Tomorrow (1944)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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A young turn-of-the-century newspaper man finds he can get hold of the next day's paper. This brings more problems than fortune, especially as his new girlfriend is part of a phony clairvoyant act.

Writers: Lord Dunsany, Hugh Wedlock Jr., Howard Snyder, Lewis R. Foster, Dudley Nichols, René Clair, Helene Fraenkel | Director: René Clair | Stars: Dick Powell, Linda Darnell, Jack Oakie, Edgar Kennedy

Votes: 1,368

22. Lured (1947)

Approved | 102 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.0
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A serial killer in London is murdering young women whom he meets through the personal columns of newspapers; he announces each of his murders to the police by sending them a cryptic poem. ... See full summary »

Writers: Leo Rosten, Jacques Companéez, Ernst Neubach, Simon Gantillon | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: George Sanders, Lucille Ball, Charles Coburn, Boris Karloff

Votes: 1,716

23. Knock on Any Door (1949)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Andrew Morton is an attorney who made it out of the slums. Nick Romano is his client, a young man with a long string of crimes behind him. After he lost his paycheck gambling, hoping to buy... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Taradash, John Monks Jr., Willard Motley | Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, John Derek, George Macready, Allene Roberts

Votes: 2,205

24. Hi Diddle Diddle (1943)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father orchestrates a scheme of his own to set things right. He is aided by a cabaret singer... See full summary »

Writers: Edmund L. Hartmann, Frederick J. Jackson, Andrew L. Stone | Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Martha Scott, Pola Negri, Dennis O'Keefe

Votes: 260

25. The Remarkable Andrew (1942)

Unrated | 81 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.8
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When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in ... See full summary »

Writer: Dalton Trumbo | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Brian Donlevy, William Holden, Ellen Drew, Montagu Love

Votes: 103

26. The Moon Is Blue (1953)

M | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Two aging playboys are both after the same attractive young woman, but she fends them off by claiming that she plans to remain a virgin until her wedding night. Both men determine to find a way around her objections.

Writer: F. Hugh Herbert | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: William Holden, David Niven, Maggie McNamara, Tom Tully

Votes: 1,508

27. Dixie (1943)

Approved | 89 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.7
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A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Binyon, William Rankin, Karl Tunberg, Darrell Ware | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour, Billy De Wolfe, Marjorie Reynolds

Votes: 84

28. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: Hour of Nightmare (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A husband and wife freelance photography team travels to Mexico to photograph mysterious flying objects in the night sky and stumble upon a dead alien.

Writer: Lou Huston | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, William Bishop, Lynn Bari, Charles Evans

Votes: 11

29. Three Russian Girls (1943)

81 min | Comedy, War

6.5
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The Soviet Union, just after the Nazi invasion in 1941. Natasha is a Red Cross volunteer who is dispatched to a field hospital located in an old pre-revolution mansion. The American test ... See full summary »

Writers: Maurice Clark, Dan James, Aben Kandel, Victor Trivas | Directors: Henry S. Kesler, Fyodor Otsep | Stars: Anna Sten, Kent Smith, Mimi Forsythe, Alexander Granach

Votes: 11

30. Tokyo Joe (1949)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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An American returns to Tokyo try to pick up threads of his pre-WW2 life there, but finds himself squeezed between criminals and the authorities.

Writers: Steve Fisher, Walter Doniger, Cyril Hume, Bertram Millhauser | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Alexander Knox, Florence Marly, Sessue Hayakawa

Votes: 1,259

31. Sirocco (1951)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Action

6.3
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A cynical American expatriate gets involved in smuggling and gun-running for the rebels during the 1925 Syrian insurgency against French occupation.

Writers: A.I. Bezzerides, Hans Jacoby, Joseph Kessel | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lee J. Cobb, Märta Torén, Everett Sloane

Votes: 1,403

32. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: Death at 2 A.M. (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Police suspect a scientist and his helper of murder. Problem is, neither man has the strength needed to kill the victim in the manner he was killed.

Writers: Ellis Marcus, Ivan Tors | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, Skip Homeier, John Qualen, Ted de Corsia

Votes: 9

33. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: Stranger in the Desert (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Two uranium prospectors find a rich deposit-and a botanist. The botanist has no interest in riches but may have an unworldly motive instead.

Writers: Robert M. Fresco, Curtis Kenyon, Ivan Tors | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, Marshall Thompson, Gene Evans, Lowell Gilmore

Votes: 11

34. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: The Lost Heartbeat (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A young doctor who's been experimenting with heart surgery is visited by his former teacher. Elderly Dr. Crane's time is short due to his bad ticker. Armed with a newly-developed miniature ... See full summary »

Writers: Anna Hunger, Stuart Jerome, R. DeWitt Miller | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, Zachary Scott, Walter Kingsford, Jan Shepard

Votes: 12

35. 5 Steps to Danger (1957)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.2
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When his car breaks down during a trip from Los Angeles to Texas John Emmett meets another motorist, Ann Nicholson, who offers him a lift. He learns that she is running away from her ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry S. Kesler, Donald Hamilton, Turnley Walker | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Ruth Roman, Sterling Hayden, Werner Klemperer, Richard Gaines

Votes: 417

36. Bedside Manner (1945)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

6.2
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Macho pilot is treated by a woman doctor. Complications ensue.

Writers: Malcolm Stuart Boylan, Robert Carson, Frederick J. Jackson | Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: John Carroll, Ruth Hussey, Charles Ruggles, Ann Rutherford

Votes: 104

37. Sensations of 1945 (1944)

86 min | Musical

6.2
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Writers: Frederick J. Jackson, Andrew L. Stone, Dorothy Bennett | Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Eleanor Powell, Dennis O'Keefe, C. Aubrey Smith, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 62

38. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Breath of a Child (1958)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Dan Mathews and Sergeant Williams race to find a sailor who was exposed to spinal meningitis while saving the life of an infant.

Writer: Robert J. Shaw | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Broderick Crawford, William Boyett, Brett Halsey, Anne Anderson

Votes: 6

39. And Baby Makes Three (1949)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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A woman, who just divorced her husband is walking down the aisle to marry for a second time, faints. She discovers that she is pregnant by her husband. She must decide whether she wants to go back to him or marry her lover.

Writers: Lou Breslow, Joseph Hoffman | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Robert Young, Barbara Hale, Robert Hutton, Janis Carter

Votes: 128

40. Song of the Land (1953)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Documentary

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A documentary/nature film edited from over 975,000 feet of footage shot by naturalists Ed N. Harrison and Frances Roberts in North and South America over a span of several years. Narrated ... See full summary »

Writers: F. Herrick Herrick, Henry S. Kesler, Joseph Henry Steele | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Star: Marvin Miller

41. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)
Episode: Airman (1956)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: Laurence Heath | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Richard Carlson, Scott Douglas, Bradford Jackson, Theodore Lehmann

42. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)
Episode: Athlete (1955)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: Laurence Heath | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Richard Carlson, Mark Damon, James Hyland, Jeanne Tatum

43. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)
Episode: Attack Area (1955)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: Jack Rock | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Richard Carlson, John Beradino, Joan Danton, Don C. Harvey

44. Coronado 9 (1960– )
Episode: Blonde Herring (1961)

30 min | Crime

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Two women find themselves competing against each other in espionage, and also in catching the eye of Adams.

Writer: Lawrence Kimble | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Rod Cameron, Sue Ane Langdon, Carol Ohmart, Harry Lauter

45. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)
Episode: Boss #2 (1955)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: Stuart Jerome | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Richard Carlson, John Ayres, Walter Beaver, Rosemary Day

46. Dr. Christian (1956– )
Episode: Bullet Wound (1957)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: Gene Roddenberry | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Cynthia Baer, Macdonald Carey, Jan Shepard

47. Dr. Christian (1956– )
Episode: Cameraman (1956)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: William R. Cox | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Macdonald Carey, Bobby Clark, Joyce Meadows, Stuart Whitman

48. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)
Episode: Central American (1955)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: Ellis Marcus | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Richard Carlson, Albert Carrier, Charles Davis, Burt Kaiser

49. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)
Episode: Child Commie (1955)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: Laurence Heath | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Richard Carlson, Peter Adams, Isa Ashdown, John Beradino

50. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)
Episode: Church (1955)

30 min | Drama

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Writer: Jack Rock | Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Richard Carlson, Thom Conroy, Tom McKee, Mike Ragan