Most Popular Titles With Robert J. Wilke
9. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
11. 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 Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »
14. Laramie (1959–1963)
60 min | Western
It is the 1870s in Wyoming Territory. Slim Sherman and his 14-year-old brother Andy try to hang on to their ranch after their father is shot by a land grabber. They augment their slight ... See full summary »
18. From Here to Eternity (1953)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance, War
In Hawaii in 1941, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second-in-command are falling in love.
22. My Three Sons (1960–1972)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family
Widower Steve Douglas raises three sons with the help of his father-in-law, and is later aided by the boys' great-uncle. An adopted son, a stepdaughter, wives, and another generation of sons join the loving family in later seasons.
25. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)
60 min | Adventure, History, Western
Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.
26. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
Approved | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.
30. Tarzan (1966–1968)
60 min | Action, Adventure
Tarzan (Lord Greystoke), already well educated and fed up with civilization, returns to the jungle and, more-or-less assisted by chimpanzee Cheetah and orphan boy Jai, wages war against poachers and other bad guys.
33. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
25 min | Western
Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, CA. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product mined in Death Valley.
34. Maverick (1957–1962)
60 min | Comedy, Western
Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (5 card draw) is ... See full summary »
35. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »
36. Man of the West (1958)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A reformed outlaw becomes stranded after an aborted train robbery with two other passengers and is forced to rejoin his old outlaw band.
39. Tombstone Territory (1957– )
30 min | Western
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.
41. A Southern Yankee (1948)
90 min | Comedy, History, War
A hapless bellboy in a St. Louis hotel near the end of the Civil War is recruited by the Union secret service to impersonate a notorious Confederate spy.
43. The Thin Man (1957–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Mystery
Nick Charles, an ex-private detective, marries Nora and lives in a luxurious Park Avenue apartment in New York City. Nick's former underworld friends still hang around and get him involved ... See full summary »
44. Morituri (1965)
Approved | 123 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A war pacifist is blackmailed to pose as an SS officer and to disable the scuttling explosives on freighter carrying rubber cargo to be captured by the Allies.
45. The Roy Rogers Show (1951–1957)
30 min | Western
The Double R Ranch featured "The King of the Cowboys" Roy, his "Smartest Horse in the Movies" Trigger, "Queen of the West" Dale, her horse Buttermilk, their dog Bullet, and even Pat's jeep, Nellybelle.
47. Tarantula (1955)
Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A spider escapes from an isolated desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants.
49. Lawman (1958–1962)
30 min | Western
Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon ... See full summary »
50. The Deputy (1959–1961)
30 min | Western
The Deputy is Clay McCord, a storekeeper in 1880's Silver City, Arizona Territories, who is an expert shot, but refuses to use his gun because he believes they are the major cause of ... See full summary »
51. The Cisco Kid (1950–1956)
Approved | 30 min | Western
The Cisco Kid and his English-mangling sidekick Pancho travel the old west in the grand tradition of the Lone Ranger, righting wrongs and fighting injustice wherever they find it.
52. 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 »
54. Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)
60 min | Adventure
Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »
55. Captain America (1944)
Approved | 244 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.
57. Written on the Wind (1956)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama
Alcoholic playboy Kyle Hadley marries the woman secretly loved by his poor but hard-working best friend, who in turn is pursued by Kyle's nymphomaniac sister.
58. The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
GP | 103 min | Comedy, Western
An aging cowboy finds to his embarrassment that the successful business he has inherited from his brother is actually a house of prostitution.
61. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family
Bud and Lou are unemployed actors living in Mr. Fields' boarding house. Lou's girlfriend Hillary lives across the hall. Any premise would lead to slapstick, puns, lots of gimmicks from their movies.
62. Cimarron City (1958–1960)
60 min | Western
Cimmaron City is booming due to oil and gold and hopes to become capital of the future state of Oklahoma. Matthew Rockford is the son of the city's founder; he's now mayor and a major cattle rancher. Sheriff Temple must keep law and order.
63. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
60 min | Western
Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work.
65. The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958)
30 min | Western, Adventure
Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly ... See full summary »
66. The Fighting Seabees (1944)
Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance, War
Construction workers in World War II in the Pacific are needed to build military sites, but the work is dangerous and they doubt the ability of the Navy to protect them. After a series of ... See full summary »
67. The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
Approved | 165 min | Comedy, Western
A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the ... See full summary »
69. Night Passage (1957)
Approved | 90 min | Western
A fired railroad man is rehired and trusted to carry a 10,000 dollar payroll in secret, even though he is suspected of being connected to outlaws.
70. The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »
71. A Gunfight (1971)
GP | 89 min | Western
Two aging gunfighters in need of money come to an agreement to organize an actual showdown between them and sell tickets for it. The townsfolk is more than interested to see the "show".
74. Canyon River (1956)
Approved | 79 min | Western
A Wyoming rancher and his foreman journey to Oregon to get breeding steers in order to raise cattle that can withstand the harsh Wyoming winters. What the rancher doesn't know is that he is... See full summary »
75. Tony Rome (1967)
110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Tony Rome, a tough Miami PI living on a houseboat, is hired by a local millionaire to find jewelry stolen from his daughter, and in the process has several encounters with local hoods as well as the Miami Beach PD.
77. Stagecoach West (1960–1961)
60 min | Western
Luke Perry and Simon Kane run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. They are accompanied by Simon's young son ... See full summary »
79. San Francisco (1936)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco.
80. The Crimson Ghost (1946)
Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A criminal mastermind known as The Crimson Ghost is out to steal a device called the Cyclotrode, which can short-circuit all electrical current on the planet.
81. Checkmate (1960–1962)
60 min | Crime, Drama
Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.
82. Vengeance Valley (1951)
Unrated | 83 min | Western
The sons of a Colorado cattle baron, one biological and the other adopted, resent one another and fight for control of their father's cattle empire.
83. The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (1973)
PG | 93 min | Horror
Richie Bridgestone (whose parents are divorced) goes to spend the weekend with his father at his secluded mountain cabin. During a moonlight hike, they are attacked in the darkness by a ... See full summary »
86. Badman's Territory (1946)
Passed | 97 min | Western
Sheriff Mark Rowley and his brother John find themselves in an annexed area of Indian Territory which is home to notorious outlaws like Jesse James and Sam Bass.
87. 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.
89. Carbine Williams (1952)
Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
This is the story of David Marshall 'Marsh' Williams, the real life inventor of the world famous M-1 Carbine automatic rifle used in WWII. It all started when Marsh, who was one to do ... See full summary »
90. Ripcord (1961– )
30 min | Adventure
Operating their skydiving service company "Ripcord", Jim Buckley and Ted McKeever are able to get to places that others can't and get there much faster. This leads them on many exciting ... See full summary »
92. Gun the Man Down (1956)
76 min | Western
Three outlaw buddies rob a bank, but one of them is wounded. His two partners and his girlfriend take his share of the loot and run off, leaving him to be captured by the sheriff. Years ... See full summary »
94. Colt .45 (1957–1960)
30 min | Western
Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman but was in fact a government agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.
97. Son of Sinbad (1955)
PG | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Legendary pirate and adventurer Sinbad is in single-minded pursuit of two things: beautiful women and a substance called Greek Fire--an early version of gunpowder.
99. The Las Vegas Story (1952)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The Las Vegas visit of singer Linda Rollins and her shady businessman husband leads to murder, and the cop on the case is Linda's old flame.
100. The Greatest Show on Earth (1963–1964)
60 min | Drama, Family
Johnny Slate is the big boss who successfully keeps the circus running as it moves from town to town. He manages to deal with the unexpected frequently and uses Otto King, the accountant, as a sounding boarding