Most Popular Titles With Philip Tonge


1. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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The cases of a master criminal defense attorney, handling the most difficult of cases in the aid of the innocent.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 3,503

2. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 72,271

3. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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The popular radio show comes to life in this hit sitcom about a wise family man, Jim Anderson, his common-sense wife Margaret and their children Betty, Bud and Kathy. Whenever the kids need... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin

Votes: 1,285

4. Lassie (1954–1974)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.6
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The ongoing saga of the Martin family and their beloved collie, Lassie.

Stars: Lassie, Jon Provost, June Lockhart, Hugh Reilly

Votes: 2,107

5. House of Wax (1953)

Approved | 88 min | Horror

7.1
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An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk, Carolyn Jones

Votes: 12,620 | Gross: $23.75M

6. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

Director: George Seaton | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 32,606

7. Make Room for Daddy (1953–1965)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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Danny Williams, a successful nightclub singer, encounters a variety of difficult or amusing situations in trying to balance his career with his family: his outspoken wife Kathy, teenage ... See full summary »

Stars: Danny Thomas, Rusty Hamer, Marjorie Lord, Angela Cartwright

Votes: 624

8. One Step Beyond (1959–1961)

Approved | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.9
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Produced at the same time as the more well-known Twilight Zone, this series fed the nation's growing interest in paranormal suspense in a different way. Rather than creating fictional ... See full summary »

Stars: John Newland, Robert Douglas, Olan Soule, Will J. White

Votes: 835

9. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 201

10. The Silver Chalice (1954)

Approved | 142 min | Drama, Romance

4.6
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A Greek artisan is commissioned to cast the cup of Christ in silver and sculpt around its rim the faces of the disciples and Jesus himself. He travels to Jerusalem and eventually to Rome to... See full summary »

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Virginia Mayo, Pier Angeli, Jack Palance, Paul Newman

Votes: 1,149

11. Hans Christian Andersen (1952)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Family, Musical

6.9
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The opening scene of the movie describes it best: "Once upon a time there lived in Denmark a great storyteller named Hans Christian Andersen. This is not the story of his life, but a fairy tale about the great spinner of fairy tales."

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Zizi Jeanmaire, Joseph Walsh

Votes: 2,754

12. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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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, Lee Marvin, Edgar Buchanan, Nancy Reagan

Votes: 201

13. Elephant Walk (1954)

Approved | 103 min | Drama

6.4
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The young bride of a rich planter finds herself the only white woman at Elephant Walk tea plantation, British Ceylon.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Dana Andrews, Peter Finch, Abraham Sofaer

Votes: 1,725

14. Suspicion (1957–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Cris Roberts, Mike Ragan, David Armstrong

Votes: 255

15. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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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.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Walter Coy, Robert Paige

Votes: 139

16. O. Henry's Full House (1952)

Approved | 117 min | Drama

7.3
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John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film.

Directors: Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain, Farley Granger

Votes: 1,615

17. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 120

18. Les Girls (1957)

114 min | Comedy, Musical

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After writing a tell-all book about her days in the dance troupe "Barry Nichols and Les Girls", Sybil Wren (Kay Kendall) is sued for libeling her fellow dancer Angele (Taina Elg). A Rash&... See full summary »

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Gene Kelly, Mitzi Gaynor, Kay Kendall, Taina Elg

Votes: 1,961

19. Track of the Cat (1954)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Western

6.6
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A family saga: In a stunning mountain valley ranch setting near Aspen, complex and dangerous family dynamics play out against the backdrop of the first big snowstorm of winter and an ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright, Diana Lynn, Tab Hunter

Votes: 1,430

20. The Prodigal (1955)

112 min | Drama

5.2
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A wealthy young Hebrew traveling in Damascus renounces his faith after he is seduced by an alluring pagan priestess and cheated of his fortune by the High Priest as well.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Lana Turner, Edmund Purdom, Louis Calhern, Audrey Dalton

Votes: 461

21. The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (1956–1960)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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An American sitcom series starring Gale Storm. The series is about a Susanna Pomery, a cruise director for an ocean liner traveling the world.

Stars: Gale Storm, Zasu Pitts, Roy Roberts, James Fairfax

Votes: 115

22. Pardners (1956)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.3
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A rich momma's boy returns west with the son of his murdered father's partner to foil a gang trying to gain control of his family ranch.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Lori Nelson, Jeff Morrow

Votes: 1,100

23. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 103

24. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 70

25. The Silent Service (1957– )

30 min | Action, War

8.6
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Documentary dramatic anthology about the U.S. Navy's submarine fleet. All stories were based on fact and the realism was heightened by actual use of combat footage from the files of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Thomas M. Dykers, Eric Morris, Robert Knapp, Ron Foster

Votes: 73

26. You Are There (1953–1971)

30 min | Drama, History

8.9
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Walter Cronkite hosted the reenactments of historical events. Shows included "The Landing of the Hindenburg", "The Salem Witchcraft Trials", "The Gettysburg Address", "The Fall of Troy", and "The Scuttling of the Graf Spee".

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Paul Birch, Todd Hunter, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 104

27. Small Town Girl (1953)

92 min | Musical, Romance

6.4
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Rick Belrow Livingston, in love with Broadway star Lisa, is sentenced to 30 days in jail for speeding through a small town. He persuades the judge's daughter Cindy to let him leave for one ... See full summary »

Director: László Kardos | Stars: Jane Powell, Farley Granger, Ann Miller, S.Z. Sakall

Votes: 445

28. Invisible Invaders (1959)

Approved | 67 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

5.0
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Aliens, contacting scientist Adam Penner, inform him that they have been on the moon for twenty thousand years, undetected due to their invisibility, and have now decided to annihilate ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: John Agar, Jean Byron, Philip Tonge, Robert Hutton

Votes: 1,219

29. Darby's Rangers (1958)

Approved | 121 min | Action, Drama, War

6.5
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The lives, loves, and battles of fictional characters in the Army's First Ranger Battalion during WWII.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: James Garner, Etchika Choureau, Jack Warden, Edd Byrnes

Votes: 902

30. Macabre (1958)

Passed | 72 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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A doctor's daughter is kidnapped and buried alive, and he is given just five hours to find and rescue her.

Director: William Castle | Stars: William Prince, Jim Backus, Christine White, Jacqueline Scott

Votes: 753

31. My Friend Flicka (1955–1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Adventure, Western

7.6
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Set in Montana about 1900, this was a story about young Ken McLaughlin and his horse Flicka. Ken lived on a ranch with his parents Rob and Nell and the ranch-hand Gus and had many an adventure.

Stars: Gene Evans, Anita Louise, Johnny Washbrook, Frank Ferguson

Votes: 104

32. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.3
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A daily anthology show, featuring original material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill, Peggy McCay

Votes: 57

33. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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This show featured four rotating stars, Charles Boyer, David Niven, Ida Lupino and Dick Powell in individual episodes consisting of everything from comedy to drama.

Stars: David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino

Votes: 101

34. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during its eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 60

35. Northwest Passage (1958–1959)

25 min | Adventure

7.9
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Major Robert Rogers organized "Rogers Rangers" to search for the alleged waterway across the United States during the French and Indian War (1754-1759). Helping Rogers, an experienced ... See full summary »

Stars: Keith Larsen, Buddy Ebsen, Don Burnett, Philip Tonge

Votes: 68

36. Navy Log (1955–1958)

30 min | History, War

8.4
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Showed featured dramatic reenactments of true Naval events taken from the files of the Defense Department. The episodes generally featured little known actors although better known performers sometimes hosted.

Stars: Robert Carson, Robert Shayne, George Conrad, John Close

Votes: 76

37. 26 Men (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

7.8
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True stories of the Arizona rangers around 1900.

Stars: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson, Hal Hopper, Jack Riggs

Votes: 67

38. This Earth Is Mine (1959)

124 min | Drama

6.6
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In 1931, Elizabeth Rambeau comes from England to live in California with her aunt and uncle of a winemaking dynasty, who are still wealthy despite 12 years of Prohibition. Object: marriage ... See full summary »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Rock Hudson, Jean Simmons, Claude Rains, Dorothy McGuire

Votes: 311

39. Love from a Stranger (1947)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.9
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A newly married woman begins to suspect that her husband is a killer. Even worse, she soon comes to believe that she will be his next victim.

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: John Hodiak, Sylvia Sidney, Ann Richards, John Howard

Votes: 104

40. The Lone Wolf (1954– )

30 min | Adventure

8.1
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Stars: Louis Hayward, John Doucette, James Anderson, Adele Mara

Votes: 72

41. His Double Life (1933)

68 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Priam Farrel is a celebrated artist but a social recluse. When his valet dies of a sudden illness, a mix-up leads to the body being identified as Farrel's. The timid artist then assumes the... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hopkins | Stars: Roland Young, Lillian Gish, Montagu Love, Lumsden Hare

Votes: 201

42. Blithe Spirit (1956 TV Movie)

75 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.1
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Television adaptation of Noel Coward's famous play about an unhappily married man plagued by the spirit of his dead previous wife.

Directors: Noël Coward, Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Claudette Colbert, Noël Coward, Brenda Forbes

Votes: 45

43. Panic! (1957– )

30 min | Thriller

8.4
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A short-lived anthology series narrated by Westbrook Van Voorhis. Each episode tells its own thriller story and featured its own unique cast.

Stars: Westbrook Van Voorhis, Bill Erwin, Norman Alden, Robert Anderson

Votes: 39

44. Meet Corliss Archer (1954– )

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Pert blond teenager Corliss Archer must balance her life at school, her lovable but goofy boyfriend Dexter and her well-meaning but clueless parents.

Stars: Ann Baker, Mary Brian, John Eldredge, Robert Ellis

Votes: 38

45. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.

Stars: Joseph Cotten, Carl Benton Reid, Grandon Rhodes, Robert Foulk

Votes: 89

46. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.7
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Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds.

Stars: James Seay, Richard Gaines, Raymond Greenleaf, Robert Foulk

Votes: 38

47. TV Reader's Digest (1955–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.2
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Family-oriented stories from the pages of "Reader's Digest" were dramatized on film.

Stars: Hugh Reilly, Gene Raymond, Paul Cavanagh, Anthony Eustrel

Votes: 20

48. Scandal at Scourie (1953)

Passed | 90 min | Drama

6.6
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After their orphanage burns down, a group of children are being transported west by train to Manitoba. All of them are available for adoption and at a stop at Scourie, Ontario little Patsy ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Agnes Moorehead, Donna Corcoran

Votes: 315

49. Desert Sands (1955)

Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Romance

5.7
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The French Foreign Legion battles rebellious Arabs in North Africa.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Ralph Meeker, Marla English, J. Carrol Naish, John Carradine

Votes: 189

50. Ford Star Jubilee (1955–1956)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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Stars: Noël Coward, Bing Crosby, Herbert Anderson, Raymond Bailey

Votes: 37

51. China Smith (1952– )

30 min | Adventure

7.7
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Con artist and private eye China Smith works out of a bar in Singapore, roaming Asia in search of beautiful women (who like his tough style) and quick money. His nemeses are the friendly British Inspector and the scheming "empress."

Stars: Dan Duryea, Douglass Dumbrille, Myrna Dell, Clarence Lung

Votes: 15

52. The Best of the Post (1960– )

30 min | Drama

8.4
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A syndicated anthology series adapted from stories published in the Saturday Evening Post magazine.

Stars: John Conte, Karl Swenson, Alan Lee, Burt Douglas

Votes: 16

53. Code 3 (1957– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Stars: Richard Travis, Eugene W. Biscailuz, Fredd Wayne, Christopher Dark

Votes: 29

54. Passport to Danger (1954–1958)

30 min | Adventure

8.0
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The adventures of a U.S. diplomatic courier, as he travels to distant countries with important communiques to America's allies and dodges enemy agents.

Stars: Cesar Romero, Charles Horvath, Victor Romito, Steven Geray

Votes: 19

55. Khyber Patrol (1954)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure

5.6
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British officers battle bandits and guerrillas in India.

Director: Seymour Friedman | Stars: Richard Egan, Dawn Addams, Raymond Burr, Patric Knowles

Votes: 50

56. The Peacemaker (1956)

82 min | Western

5.7
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A former gunfighter who went to prison but then took up religion arrives in a western town as the new preacher. There he finds a feud between the ranchers and the farmers. The Railroad ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Post | Stars: James Mitchell, Rosemarie Stack, Jan Merlin, Jess Barker

Votes: 75

57. The Ford Theatre Hour (1948–1951)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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An anthology series based in New York City which attracted a high caliber group of actors, often Broadway stars. Stories were both drama and comedies, some original but others adaptions of films and plays.

Stars: William Brower, Biff McGuire, Ernest Truex, Ruth McDevitt

Votes: 29

58. The Adventures of McGraw (1957–1958)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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McGraw is a solitary type who manages to get entangled in the stopping of criminal activity. This in spite of not having any official professional capacity, carry a weapon but especially if an attractive woman is involved.

Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Jean Willes, James Flavin, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 30

59. Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (1955– )

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Based on Lloyd C. Douglas's 1939 novel of the same title, the widowed Dr. Hudson lives with his daughter and housekeeper; he and his protege deal with a variety of medical (mostly psychological) traumas.

Stars: John Howard, Frances Mercer, Philip Tonge, Cheryl Callaway

Votes: 9

60. Ricochet Romance (1954)

80 min | Comedy, Western

7.7
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Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Marjorie Main, Chill Wills, Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez, Alfonso Bedoya

Votes: 14

61. Chevron Theatre (1952–1953)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Lynn Bari, Onslow Stevens, Lynne Roberts, Randy Stuart

62. The Prudential Family Playhouse (1950–1951)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Live dramatic series featuring top rated actors in adaptations of Broadway plays or top rated novels.

Stars: Walter Abel, Gertrude Lawrence, Kevin McCarthy, John McQuade

Votes: 18

63. Blithe Spirit (1946 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

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Stars: Leonora Corbett, Estelle Winwood, Carol Goodner, Philip Tonge

64. The Still Voice (1913)

Short, Drama

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Lindsley Ferris, head of a banking house, unthinkingly places an important paper in his desk at home, and causes the blame for its mysterious disappearance to rest upon the shoulders of the... See full summary »

Stars: Sidney Drew, Rose Tapley, Edith Storey, Tefft Johnson

65. Crusade to Liberty (1954 TV Movie)

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Director: Albert McCleery | Stars: Edward Ashley, Tina Carver, Jan Englund, Lumsden Hare

66. The Man Who Tore Down the Wall (1955 TV Movie)

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Stars: Peter Graves, Robert Brubaker, Tristram Coffin, Tyler McVey

67. Still Waters (1915)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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A canal boat captain disowns his daughter when she marries a circus performer. Years later he is reunited with the granddaughter he never knew.

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Marguerite Clark, Robert Broderick, Philip Tonge, Robert Vaughn

68. Inside Beverly Hills (1956 TV Special)

90 min | News

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NBC special celebrating the 50th anniversary of Beverly Hills hosted by Art Linkletter with tours of star homes, live entertainment, and comedy sketches.

Director: Dick McDonough | Stars: Lita Baron, Rory Calhoun, Sue Casey, Charles J. Correll

69. Code 3 (1957– )
Episode: An Ounce of Prevention (1957)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Richard Travis, Larry J. Blake, Tom Brown, Claudia Bryar

70. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
Episode: Battle for a Soul (1958)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Ray Milland | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Marjorie Bennett, Lisa Daniels, Arthur Gould-Porter

71. Ford Star Jubilee (1955–1956)
Episode: Blithe Spirit (1956)

Comedy, Drama, Music

9.1
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Adapted from a play by Noel Coward, Charles and his second wife Ruth, are haunted by the ghost of his first wife, Elvira. Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost.

Directors: Noël Coward, Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Claudette Colbert, Noël Coward, Brenda Forbes

Votes: 11

72. The Best of the Post (1960– )
Episode: Brief Enchantment (1961)

Drama

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Stars: John Conte, Norma Eberhardt, David Frankham, Doris Lloyd

73. TV Reader's Digest (1955–1956)
Episode: Britain's Most Baffling Murder Case (1956)

25 min | Drama

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When the wife of a mild-mannered insurance salesman is murdered, the police immediately suspect the husband, William Herbert Wallace.

Stars: Barry Bernard, Paul Cavanagh, Noel Drayton, Anthony Eustrel

74. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)
Episode: Crisis in Paris (1955)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Wilhelm Thiele | Stars: Edgar Barrier, James Best, Whit Bissell, Robert Brubaker

75. 26 Men (1957–1959)
Episode: Dead Man in Tucson (1957)

26 min | Western

5.3
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Travis goes after escaped con Cain Devers, a bank robber and counterfeiter who is using his counterfeit plates as part of a plot to destroy his father and younger brother.

Director: Reg Browne | Stars: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson, Steve Conte, Gregg Barton

Votes: 7

76. Meet Corliss Archer (1954– )
Episode: Dexter the Director (1954)

30 min | Comedy

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Dexter is directing the annual school parent/student play. Corliss is the lead, but to get Harry he tells him Judge Peters is appearing. To get the Judge he gives the lead to Lucy Peters ...

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Ann Baker, Mary Brian, John Eldredge, Robert Ellis

77. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: Diagnosis: Homicide (1957)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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An elderly but wealthy woman is murdered, and the only clues the police have are a a bloody envelope, a toothpick and a dead mosquito.

Director: David Orrick McDearmon | Stars: Frank Albertson, Raymond Bailey, Judith Braun, Ken Carpenter

78. Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (1955– )
Episode: Dr. Hudson's Dream (1956)

Drama

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Stars: John Howard, Philip Tonge

79. Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (1955– )
Episode: Dr. Means' Surgery (1955)

Drama

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When Dr. Means must undergo surgery for a tumor, Dr. Hudson agrees to assume his duties as the head of the hospital.

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: John Howard, Philip Tonge, Fay Roope, Don Beddoe

80. Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (1955– )
Episode: Foundling Story (1957)

Drama

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Stars: John Howard, Frances Mercer, Philip Tonge

81. Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (1955– )
Episode: Handful of Salt (1956)

Drama

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Stars: Curtis Cooksey, John Howard, Mickey Simpson, Sydney Smith

82. Panic! (1957– )
Episode: Hear No Evil (1958)

30 min | Thriller

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A woman regains her hearing only to find out that her husband is planning to kill her

Director: Fletcher Markle | Stars: Mercedes McCambridge, Fletcher Markle, Whitney Blake, Philip Tonge

83. You Are There (1953–1971)
Episode: Hitler Invades Poland (September 1, 1939) (1956)

Drama, History

7.8
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Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Harold Dyrenforth, Gregory Gaye, John Mylong, Kurt Katch

Votes: 5

84. Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (1955– )
Episode: Hospital Melodrama (1957)

Drama

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A young man is brought to Central hospital in a coma. After tests are done, no reason for his condition can be ascertained until it's established he's the son of a San Francisco millionaire... See full summary »

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: John Howard, Jean Porter, Frances Mercer, Eddie Ryder

85. The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948–1956)
Episode: In Beauty Like the Night (1949)

Drama

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Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Cathleen Cordell, Ronald Dawson, Donald Foster, Mercer McLeod

86. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)
Episode: In the Pincers (1953)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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A long-ago crime is exposed in a letter disrupts the comfortable life of a married couple

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Judith Evelyn, Cedric Hardwicke, Hilda Plowright, Philip Tonge

87. 26 Men (1957–1959)
Episode: Incident at Yuma (1957)

26 min | Western

5.4
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A gang of convicts has escaped from prison, but Capt. Rynning's can't get any more men to help capture them.

Director: Reg Browne | Stars: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson, Steve Conte, Philip Tonge

Votes: 9

88. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)
Episode: It's a Small World (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Jim is asked to be a speaker at an Insurance Convention and asks Margaret to go with him. Margaret has another commitment and stays home. Margaret later changes her mind and goes to NY. Confusion arises as Jim and Margaret try to meet up.

Director: Peter Tewksbury | Stars: Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray

Votes: 8

89. The Ford Theatre Hour (1948–1951)
Episode: Laburnum Grove (1950)

Drama

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Stars: Francis Compton, Ernest Cossart, Valerie Cossart, Raymond Massey

90. Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (1955– )
Episode: Medical Who-Dun-It (1957)

Drama

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Stars: John Howard, Michael McHale, Eddie Ryder, Philip Tonge

91. My Friend Flicka (1955–1960)
Episode: Mister Goblin (1956)

TV-G | 30 min | Adventure, Western

6.4
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Director: John English | Stars: Gene Evans, Anita Louise, Johnny Washbrook, Frank Ferguson

Votes: 5

92. TV Reader's Digest (1955–1956)
Episode: Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson (1955)

Drama

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Director: John Brahm | Stars: Hugh Reilly, Jack Chefe, Wallis Clark, Rex Colombo

93. Suspense (1949–1954)
Episode: Murderers' Meeting (1951)

30 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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The thief who just robbed and murdered a jeweler is trying to escape the office building when the police arrive. Sneaking down the hallways, he stumbles across a meeting of the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Mildred Natwick, Wally Cox, Philip Tonge

Votes: 7

94. Make Room for Daddy (1953–1965)
Episode: My Fair Vocal Coach (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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Danny is quite taken with his new vocal coach and tries to persuade her to audition for some Broadway producers.

Director: Sheldon Leonard | Stars: Danny Thomas, Sherry Jackson, Rusty Hamer, Terry Saunders

95. The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (1956–1960)
Episode: Nicked in Naples (1956)

30 min | Comedy

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Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Gale Storm, Zasu Pitts, Roy Roberts, Jay Novello

96. Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (1955– )
Episode: Off the Pedestal (1956)

26 min | Drama

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An intern that hero-worships Dr. Hudson finds it difficult to juggle his medical studies and romance his fiancée at the same time.

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: John Howard, Jimmy Lydon, Susan Morrow, Morgan Jones

97. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)
Episode: Pattern for Pursuit (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Mountie Sgt. Douglas Renfrew is sent back to the Northwest Territory to reopen a murder investigation. The gun which killed a man has turned up, and its owner is the key suspect. Renfrew is... See full summary »

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Arthur Franz, Margaret Field, Ross Elliott, Philip Tonge

98. Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (1955– )
Episode: Real Doll (1957)

Drama

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Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Anne Barton, Marie Blake, Olive Blakeney, Cheryl Callaway

99. The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (1956–1960)
Episode: Robot from Inner Space (1958)

30 min | Comedy

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A robot causes havoc on the ship. I recall this show from my childhood. It features Robbie the Robot" from Forbidden planet.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Gale Storm, Zasu Pitts, James Fairfax, Arthur Gould-Porter

100. The Prudential Family Playhouse (1950–1951)
Episode: Ruggles of Red Gap (1951)

Drama

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Stars: Glenda Farrell, Walter Abel, Eva Condon, Henry Jones