Most Popular Titles With Hillary Brooke
3. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.
4. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)
30 min | Comedy, Family
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 »
5. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
Approved | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering.
8. Jane Eyre (1943)
Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance
After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house, to care for his young daughter.
9. 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.
10. Yancy Derringer (1958–1959)
30 min | Action, Western, Adventure
Yancy Derringer, an ex-Confederate soldier turned gambler, was a suave lady's man in New Orleans, Louisiana. In reality, he was working for John Colton, the civil administrator of the city.... See full summary »
12. 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 »
13. 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.
14. The Woman in Green (1945)
Approved | 90 min | Mystery
Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around London turn up murdered, each with a finger severed off. Scotland Yard suspects a madman, but Holmes believes the killings to be part of a diabolical plot.
16. The Strange Woman (1946)
100 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
In 1820s New England beautiful but poor and manipulative Jenny Hager marries rich old man Isaiah Poster but also seduces his son and his company foreman.
17. Wake Island (1942)
Approved | 87 min | Action, Drama, War
December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.
18. Ministry of Fear (1944)
Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Stephen Neale has just been released from an asylum during World War 2 in England when he stumbles on a deadly Nazi spy plot by accident, and tries to stop it.
19. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952– )
30 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Jerry and Pamela North live in Greenwich Village in New York City. Jerry is a mystery magazine publisher who thinks he is a good amateur detective. He and his wife investigate various crimes and solve them before the police do.
20. My Little Margie (1952–1955)
30 min | Comedy
Margie lives with her father Vern and her crazy schemes get him into trouble especially with his boss Mr. Honeywell. She frequently involves Charlie and Mrs. Odetts in her plans. Freddie is her boyfriend while Roberta likes Vern.
21. The Enchanted Cottage (1945)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance
A homely maid and a scarred ex-GI meet at the cottage where she works and where he was to spend his honeymoon prior to his accident. The two develop a bond and agree to marry, more out of ... See full summary »
22. Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957–1960)
30 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Richard Diamond is a suave private eye who, at first, walks the mean streets of New York, then later packs up and moves to Los Angeles, where he tools around in a convertible with a car ... See full summary »
23. Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)
Approved | 65 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
When a Nazi saboteur jeeringly predicts to the nation new depredations, via their radio 'Voice of Terror', the Intellegence Inner Council summons Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) to help in... See full summary »
24. Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)
Passed | 68 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
During WWII several murders occur at a convalescent home where Dr. Watson has volunteered his services. He summons Holmes for help and the master detective proceeds to solve the crime from ... See full summary »
25. Up Goes Maisie (1946)
Passed | 89 min | Comedy
After graduating college Maisie becomes involved both professionally and personally Joe Morton, who's just developed a revolutionary helicopter.
26. December Bride (1954–1959)
30 min | Comedy
Charming and wise Lily Ruskin lives with her daughter and son-in- law who, along with her close friend Hilda Crocker, are always trying to find suitable older marriageable companionship for... See full summary »
27. Married Bachelor (1941)
Passed | 81 min | Comedy
A man's marriage suffers when he pretends to be a bachelor while promoting "his" best-selling book about married life (actually written by an eccentric professor) in order to pay off a debt to a gangster.
28. Lady in the Dark (1944)
100 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Ginger Rogers, "Allure" magazines editor-in-chief, suffers from headaches and continuos daydreams and undergoes psychoanalysis to determine why.
29. Lost Continent (1951)
Passed | 83 min | Sci-Fi
Major Joe Nolan heads a rescue mission in the South Pacific to recover a downed atomic rocket. The crew crashlands on a mysterious island, and spends much time rock-climbing. They meet up ... See full summary »
31. Two-Faced Woman (1941)
Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
While at a ski lodge, Larry Blake sees instructor Karin Borg and decides to sign up for private lessons. The next thing he knows, she is Mrs. Blake. When he announces that he is going back ... See full summary »
32. Africa Screams (1949)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Adventure
Abbott & Costello search for diamonds in Africa, along the way meeting a visually-impaired gunner, a hungry lion, and a tribe of cannibals...
33. Road to Utopia (1945)
Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
At the turn of the century, Duke and Chester, two vaudeville performers, go to Alaska to make their fortune. On the ship to Skagway, they find a map to a secret gold mine, which had been ... See full summary »
34. Private Secretary (1953–1957)
30 min | Comedy
Susie is secretary to handsome talent agent Peter Sands and keeps getting messed up in (and messing up) his private life. She's assisted (usually) by receptionist Vi and semi-rival Sylvia. ... See full summary »
35. New Moon (1940)
Passed | 105 min | Musical, Romance, Adventure
Marianne de Beaumaniour is on her way to New Orleans from Paris to inspect the plantation she inherited from her uncle. On the ship with her are bondsmen, that are to be sold for slavery. ... See full summary »
36. The Fuller Brush Man (1948)
Passed | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Poor Red Jones gets fired from every job he tries. His fiancée gives him one last chance to make good when he becomes a Fuller Brush man. His awkward attempts at sales are further ... See full summary »
39. Ship Ahoy (1942)
Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Miss Winters is a dancer with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and is asked to secretly transport a prototype magnetic mine to Puerto Rico. She thinks that she is working for the US Government, ... See full summary »
40. Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)
70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Rocky and Puddin' Head are waiting tables at an inn on Tortuga when a letter given them by Lady Jane for delivery to Martingale gets switched with a treasure map. Kidd and Bonney kidnap them to Skull Island to find said treasure.
41. 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 »
51. 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 »
53. Maisie Was a Lady (1941)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama
Showgirl Maisie Ravier finds herself once again out of work. She meets a wealthy playboy who hires her to be his family's new maid. Maisie soon finds herself trying to mend the family's ... See full summary »
54. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)
60 min | Drama
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.
56. The Ray Milland Show (1953–1955)
30 min | Comedy
Originally Ray McNutley is an English professor at an all girls school where every female swoons for him except for the Dean. Luckily he has an understanding wife Peggy. By the second year ... See full summary »
57. Two Girls on Broadway (1940)
Passed | 73 min | Musical, Romance
Eddie sells his song to a Broadway producer and also lands a job dancing in the musical. He sends for his dance partner-fiancée Molly who brings her younger sister Pat. Upon seeing Molly ... See full summary »
58. Big Town (1950–1956)
30 min | Drama
"Big Town" was a long running and highly successful network radio series (1937- 1952) and film series ("I Cover the Underworld," "Underworld After Dark," and "Underworld Scandal") before ... See full summary »
60. Unfinished Business (1941)
96 min | Comedy, Romance
Small town girl meets and falls for a playboy type on a train to New York. For him, the fling is over when they arrive, but she continues to carry a torch. She meets and marries his brother... See full summary »
61. And the Angels Sing (1944)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc... See full summary »
64. Never Wave at a WAC (1953)
Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
A divorced socialite decides to join the Army because she hopes it will enable her to see more of her boyfriend, a Colonel. She soon encounters many difficulties with the Army lifestyle. ... See full summary »
65. Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)
30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Presented by Eastman Kodak, the program was a series of original scripts directed by acclaimed directors and featuring well known performers. The stories ranged from musicals to comedies and dramas.
68. Practically Yours (1944)
90 min | Comedy
In this screwball comedy a WW2 US pilot bombs a Japanese aircraft carrier, is assumed to be dead, and then is misquoted in the press as fondly remembering his days back home walking his dog... See full summary »
70. Strange Impersonation (1946)
Approved | 68 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A research scientist conducting experiments on a new anaesthetic finds herself being blackmailed by a women she accidentally knocked down with her car; the woman wasn't hurt, but a scheming... See full summary »
72. Monsieur Beaucaire (1946)
93 min | Adventure, Comedy, History
A bumbling barber in the court of King Louis XV becomes engaged in political intrigue when he masquerades as a dashing nobleman engaged to the princess of Spain.
74. Bengazi (1955)
79 min | Drama, Adventure, Crime
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.
75. Mr. and Mrs. North (1942)
Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Jerry North (William Post Jr.) and his wife, Pam (Gracie Allen)return home after a night away in a holiday spirit. The spirit soon vanishes when the body of a man falls out of the liquor ... See full summary »
76. Standing Room Only (1944)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance, War
During World War II, Lee Stevens travels to Washington D.C. with his secretary Jane Rogers in order to secure a government contract. Not thinking it through, Jane cancels their hotel ... See full summary »
78. The Lady Wants Mink (1953)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy
For her birthday Ritchie Connors gives his wife Nora a coat from the store where he works. His workday gloom is made even worse when their friend from next-door shows up that evening in a ... See full summary »
80. The Bigelow Theatre (1950–1951)
30 min | Drama, Family
A live CBS half-hour dramatic anthology series, but on two networks in its second season (as "Bigelow-Sanford Theater"); Sunday evenings over CBS and Thursday evenings over DuMont.
82. New Faces of 1937 (1937)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A crooked producer tries to link his backers by producing a flop and disapearing with the money. Patricia, one of the chorus girls has given her money, too and after the disapearing of the ... See full summary »
85. Florian (1940)
91 min | Drama
This film is (very) loosely based on the book by Austrian author Felix Salten. It follows the life of the Lippizaner stallion Florian. Of special notice is the time when he pulled Emperor Franz Joseph's carriage.
88. Bodyhold (1949)
Passed | 63 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Tommy Jones, a well-built plumber, is invited to join a troupe of professional wrestlers, but is surprised to learn that the sport of exhibition wrestling is not on the up-and-up.
92. Beauty on Parade (1950)
Approved | 66 min | Drama
Marian Medford Woodstock gave up a chance twenty years ago to compete for the Miss USA beauty title in order to marry Jeffrey Woodstock. She hopes to realize her past ambitions for fame and... See full summary »
93. Skipalong Rosenbloom (1951)
Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Western
The town of Buttonhole Bend is in the clutches of the Butcher Baer (Max Baer) gang who have killed every sheriff and robbed every bank in the territory. The brains behind the gang is saloon... See full summary »
94. Mexican Manhunt (1953)
Approved | 71 min | Crime, Mystery
Los Angeles, 1953. The author David L. "Dave" Brady wants to bring a missed ex-newspaperman back to Los Angeles. Therefore Dave has to travel to Mexico City. Dave gets involved with a ... See full summary »
96. Dragon's Gold (1954)
70 min | Crime, Drama
A bonding company sends an investigator to China to find out if one of its clients actually stole $7,000,000 worth of gold as claimed by the supposed owner. He is soon involved in a series ... See full summary »
97. Big Town Scandal (1948)
60 min | Crime, Drama
Steve Wilson, crusading editor of the Big Town's Illustrated Press, with the aid of police-beat reporter Lorelei Kilbourne battles against the core of the city's vice - its young ... See full summary »
99. I Cover Big Town (1947)
Approved | 63 min | Drama, Mystery
One of the four films in the Pine-Thomas series based on radio's long-running "Big Town." This time out, society editor Lorelei Kilbourne is assigned to the police beat. Her paper, "The ... See full summary »
100. Insurance Investigator (1951)
Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When a businessman who has had a double indemnity policy taken out on him dies mysteriously, his insurance company sends an undercover investigator to town to determine exactly what happened.