Most Popular Titles With Todd Karns
1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 308,336 | Gross: $7.27M
3. The Caine Mutiny (1954)
Approved | 124 min | Drama, War
When a U.S. Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.
Votes: 21,188 | Gross: $21.75M
5. Sky King (1951–1962)
"From out of the clear blue of the western sky comes Sky King" was the familiar opening to television's premier aviation program. Operating from his Flying Crown Ranch in Arizona, Sky King,... See full summary »
8. The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
Approved | 69 min | Drama, War
Truncated adaptation of Stephen Crane's novel about a Civil War Union soldier who stuggles to find the courage to fight in the heat of battle.
9. 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.
10. My Son John (1952)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama
The Jeffersons are the ideal picture-perfect all-American family in a small town, but their eldest son John returns home after a long absence spouting views that cause them to worry he may be a Communist.
11. Mutiny (1952)
Approved | 77 min | Adventure
Early in the War of 1812, Captain James Marshall is commissioned to run the British blockade and fetch an unofficial war loan from France. As first mate, Marshall recruits Ben Waldridge, a ... See full summary »
13. Drums in the Deep South (1951)
Approved | 87 min | Drama, History, Romance
Two old friends find themselves on opposite sides during the Civil War in a desperate battle atop an impregnable mountain.
14. Let's Dance (1950)
Not Rated | 112 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a ... See full summary »
16. Good Sam (1948)
Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sam Clayton has a good heart and likes to help out people in need. In fact, he likes to help them out so much that he often finds himself broke and unable to help his own family buy the things they need--like a house.
19. The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (1953–1955)
30 min | Drama
An anthology series with episodes split between comedies and drama. Anita Colby and Arlene Dahl shared hosting duties the first season that was originally filmed live but switched to film. ... See full summary »
22. China Venture (1953)
Approved | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, War
An American patrol was sent during World War II to the south of China which was occupied by Japanese troops with the order to rescue a prisoner of the Chinese guerilla.
24. Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
Andy Hardy is about to graduate from high school and thinks he's pretty big stuff, so he hires a secretary, Kathryn Land. Kathryn and Polly Benedict, Andy's girlfriend, help him pass his ... See full summary »
26. Battle Zone (1952)
Approved | 81 min | War
Danny, a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, re-enlists when the Korean War breaks out. He joins a Marine motion picture unit specializing in combat footage. There he re-encounters Mitch,... See full summary »
28. Sea of Lost Ships (1953)
Approved | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The son of a deceased Coast Guard hero is raised by a Coast Guard NCO, who also has a son the same age. When they get older both are accepted into the Coast Guard Academy, but the hero's ... See full summary »
31. Clipped Wings (1953)
Approved | 65 min | Comedy
Slip and Sach to go the local Air Force base to find out why their friend, an Air Force enlisted man, is in the stockade and charged with treason. Mistaking a recruiting office for a ... See full summary »
36. Jet Job (1952)
Passed | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Joe Novak is a test pilot for military-aircraft designer Sam Bentley, who thinks of Joe as a son. A competing plane company is seeking the same Army contract as Bentley, and offers a $500 ... See full summary »
The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
TV-G | 23 min | Western
The Lone Ranger encounters a geologist who while injured has mentioned the existence of oil in farmland around the town of Franklin. He becomes aware of a number of confidence men working the town trying to get the land very cheap.
Family Theatre (1949–1958)
Hill Number One: A Story of Faith and Inspiration
A respectful interpretation of what might have happened among Jesus's followers in the three days after the Crucifixion. The story is told in the modern context of an US Army company stationed in Korea during the Korean War.
It Wouldn't Be Fair
30 min | Drama, Mystery
An avid reader of murder mysteries tries to make suggestions to help her boyfriend, a police detective crack a tough case, but is rebuffed.
Jackson and Jill (1949–1953)
Jackson wants to sell tractors to a visiting millionaire planter from the South American land of "Paralivia", but he is only interested in girls, and calls for a model to be his escort. ... See full summary »
Sky King (1951–1962)
During a fierce thunderstorm, Sky picks up a mayday call from a Air Force courier plane which is about to run out of gas. The Air Force request Sky's assistance in locating the downed ... See full summary »