Most Popular Titles With Richard Carlson
3. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Western
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 »
4. The Virginian (1962–1971)
TV-PG | 75 min | Western
The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Colonel MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »
5. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
Approved | 79 min | Horror
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.
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7. Mannix (1967–1975)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
8. Dancing Co-Ed (1939)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Romance
Right before the dancing Tobins ought to film a new production, his wife tells Freddy Tobin that she's pregnant. So the producer desperately has to seek a replacement and starts a ... See full summary »
11. These Glamour Girls (1939)
Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
12. Bengazi (1955)
79 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
An American with a shady past joins with a morally-bankrupt Irishman to find treasure buried by Arabs in a deserted mosque in the Sahara. The situation becomes complicated when they are surrounded by bellicose Bedouin bandits.
14. It Came from Outer Space (1953)
Approved | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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 strangely.
15. Beyond Tomorrow (1940)
Approved | 84 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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.
19. The Last Command (1955)
Approved | 110 min | History, War, Western
Moderate Jim Bowie leads rebellious Texicans--and Davy Crockett--in a last-ditch stand against his old friend, Santa Anna.
20. Daktari (1966–1969)
60 min | Adventure, Family
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 »
21. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
60 min | Drama
A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »
22. Thriller (1960–1962)
50 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
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 »
23. King Solomon's Mines (1950)
Passed | 103 min | Adventure, Romance, Action
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.
25. Burke's Law (1963–1966)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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 »
26. Men Into Space (1959–1960)
30 min | Sci-Fi
The more-or-less realistic adventures of Colonel Ed McCauley, head of the American space program. He battles saboteurs, budget cuts, defective equipment and other problems in outer space.
27. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
28. Climax! (1954–1958)
60 min | Drama
This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.
31. The Amazing Mr. X (1948)
Approved | 78 min | Film-Noir, Horror, Thriller
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 »
32. The Power (1968)
Unrated | 108 min | Thriller, Sci-Fi
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 how to stop them.
33. Your Show of Shows (1950–1954)
90 min | Comedy
Live, original comedy originally featuring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. Carl Reiner and Howard Morris joined the show later. Two of the great skits on the show were "The Hickenloopers", a ... See full summary »
34. Riverboat (1959–1961)
60 min | Adventure, Western
Grey Holden wins a river boat in a poker game which he then captains,along with his crew, in various adventures along the Mississippi river. This action series is set in 19th century America.
35. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
38. The Valley of Gwangi (1969)
G | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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 »
42. The Blue Veil (1951)
113 min | Drama
Louise Mason is a young widow who fills her empty life with the task of becoming a children's nurse. As the years pass, and the widow tries to find her own place in life, her young charges,... See full summary »
45. The Young in Heart (1938)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
46. Tormented (1960)
Unrated | 75 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
47. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
48. The Detectives (1959–1962)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Captain Matt Holbrook leads a squad of brave and tough detectives in a large, unnamed city. Instead of leading personal lives, they spend all of their time tracking murderers, thieves, ... See full summary »
49. Lights Out (1946–1952)
30 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Lights Out is an extremely popular American old-time radio program, an early example of a network series devoted mostly to horror and the supernatural, predating Suspense and Inner Sanctum.... See full summary »
50. The Aquanauts (1960– )
60 min | Adventure
Professional salvage divers Larry and Drake (later replaced by Mike) made their livings braving the dangers of the deep recovering sunken wrecks off the Southern California coast. ... See full summary »
51. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)
30 min | Drama
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 »
52. The Maze (1953)
Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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 »
53. Too Many Girls (1940)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport
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 »
54. Presenting Lily Mars (1943)
Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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 »
55. Retreat, Hell! (1952)
Approved | 95 min | Drama, War
The saga of a battalion of U.S. Marines during the Korean War, starting with their training, landing at Inchon in 1950, advance into North Korea and their subsequent retreat back to the 38th parallel.
57. So Well Remembered (1947)
Passed | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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 »
58. Flat Top (1952)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, War
During the Korean War, aboard the U.S.S. Princeton, Navy Commander Dan Collier reminisces about his first assignment on the same aircraft carrier in the war against Japan.
59. The Howards of Virginia (1940)
Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, War
During the American War of Independence, aristocratic Virginian Jane Peyton marries unsophisticated rustic surveyor Matt Howard who takes her to his Shenandoah Valley plantation and later goes to war.
61. The Helen Morgan Story (1957)
Not Rated | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Torch singer Helen Morgan rises from sordid beginnings to fame and fortune only to lose it all to alcohol and poor personal choices.
63. A Stranger in Town (1943)
Passed | 67 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
64. Arrest and Trial (1963–1964)
90 min | Crime, Drama
Los Angeles is where Sergeant Nick Anderson and his fellow officers work to keep the streets safe. After the arrest of the accused, attorney John Egan plans their defense, while the prosecution is lead by Jerry Miller.
65. Bus Stop (1961–1962)
60 min | Drama
Grace owns the bus stop in Sunrise CO. She, waitress Elma, Sheriff Will and D.A. Glenn watch life through the stories which unfold as passengers arrive and then depart the small town.
66. Off to See the Wizard (1967–1968)
60 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Family-oriented TV series, produced by MGM, in which guest hosts and animated versions of the "Wizard of Oz" characters were used as wrap-arounds to introduce various family-oriented films ... See full summary »
68. Riders to the Stars (1954)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
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 »
69. The Magnetic Monster (1953)
Approved | 76 min | Sci-Fi
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 »
71. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
60 min | Drama
Hosted by famous dancer and actor Fred Astaire, this series presented a new drama with each week's episode. Unlike some of the earlier drama series, which tended either toward classics or ... See full summary »
73. The Golden Blade (1953)
Approved | 81 min | Adventure
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.
74. Hemo the Magnificent (1957 TV Movie)
60 min | Animation, Family
A marvelous animated documentary that told everything there was to know (and more!) about Blood and the circulatory system. It was one of a series on bodily systems. In 1957 it inspired me to learn all I could about the human body.
75. Going My Way (1962–1963)
60 min | Drama, Family
Father O'Malley is sent to a parish in lower-class New York City to assist old, crusty pastor Father Fitzgibbon. Mrs. Featherstone is the housekeeper in the rectory. When he arrives, Father... See full summary »
76. Mackenzie's Raiders (1958–1959)
30 min | Western
Colonel Mackenzie, commander of the 4th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Clark near Brackettville in Kinney County in southwest Texas, during the 1870's receives secret orders from U.S. President ... See full summary »
77. Back Street (1941)
Approved | 89 min | Drama
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 »
80. The Doomsday Flight (1966 TV Movie)
93 min | Thriller
A bomb on board an airliner has an altitude-sensitive trigger. Unless a ransom is paid, it will explode when the plane descends to land.
82. No, No, Nanette (1940)
96 min | Musical
Perky young Nanette attempts to save the marriage of her uncle and aunt by untangling Uncle Jimmy from several innocent but ensnaring flirtations. Attempting one such unentanglement, ... See full summary »
84. The Affairs of Martha (1942)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Romance
Members of a well-to-do small community become worried when it is revealed that one of their maids is writing a telling exposé.
86. The Saga of Hemp Brown (1958)
Approved | 80 min | Western
Lieutenant Hemp Brown's army payroll wagon is robbed by ex-sergeant Jed Givens' gang, forcing Brown to search for the culprits after he is deemed a coward by the court martial.
87. Behind Locked Doors (1948)
Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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 »
88. A Millionaire for Christy (1951)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
89. The Strange Case of the Cosmic Rays (1957 TV Movie)
55 min | Animation
Traces, in an easy-to-follow way, the discovery of cosmic rays. You don't need rocket science to follow along with the explanations. Saw it while a Junior in HS and it spurred me to study ... See full summary »
91. The Man and the Challenge (1959–1960)
30 min | Adventure
Dr. Glenn Barton is a scientist, explorer and all around adventurer which makes him perfect for the assignments the government sends him on. Whether it's testing space equipment or attempting rescues, his quick wits generally save the day.
92. Young Ideas (1943)
Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy
Academy Award-winner* Mary Astor (The Maltese Falcon) stars as a widow whose grown children try to break up her romance with a college professor in this charming, offbeat comedy directed by... See full summary »
93. Valentino (1951)
Approved | 102 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Italian immigrant Rudolph Valentino makes it big in silent Hollywood, but he ends up struggling between his career and the woman he loves.
96. The Rose Bowl Story (1952)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The newly crowned Rose Bowl Princess and a tough but tender football player find the California Rose Bowl is an area for their budding romance.
97. Mobile One (1975– )
60 min | Drama
Experienced news reporter Peter hits the streets in a large metropolis covering breaking stories and tales of human nature. His producer Maggie and cameraman Doug work with Peter in getting their pieces on the local news.
100. The Man from Down Under (1943)
103 min | Drama, War
A crusty old Sargent of the Queen's Australian army in World War I befriends a small orphaned boy and his tiny sister on the night he is to go back to Australia. The Sargent emotionally ... See full summary »