Most Popular Titles With Paul Ford


1. It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)

Approved | 205 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 31,369 | Gross: $46.30M

2. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 10,808

3. Love, American Style (1969–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.

Stars: Stuart Margolin, Barbara Minkus, William Callaway, Mary Grover

Votes: 1,362

4. The Music Man (1962)

Approved | 151 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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Harold Hill poses as a boys' band leader to con naive Iowa townsfolk.

Director: Morton DaCosta | Stars: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold

Votes: 13,711

5. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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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 »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 166

6. The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966)

Unrated | 126 min | Comedy, War

7.1
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Without hostile intent, a Soviet sub runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin, Brian Keith

Votes: 6,579

7. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.7
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 1,026

8. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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Sgt. Ernie Bilko is the ultimate con man. He runs the motor pool at a small Kansas US Army Camp. Colonel Hall, nominally in charge of the base tries to keep Bilko's plans in check. Bilko ... See full summary »

Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 1,084

9. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 854

10. All the King's Men (1949)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru, John Derek

Votes: 10,595

11. The Comedians (1967)

Approved | 150 min | Drama

6.5
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A cynical Welsh hotel owner secretly romances a diplomat's wife in Haiti under the violent reign of the despot "Papa Doc" Duvalier.

Director: Peter Glenville | Stars: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Alec Guinness, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 1,497

12. The Match Game (1962–1969)

TV-G | 25 min | Game-Show

7.6
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This is The 1st Edition of the program. Composed of 2 Teams of 3 Members (2 In-Studio team members and 1 Star Team Captain) are writing answers to an question {e.g.: Name a part of a ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Betty White, Henry Morgan

Votes: 299

13. The Naked City (1948)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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New York City film noir about two detectives investigating the death of an attractive young woman. The apparent suicide turns out to be murder.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor

Votes: 9,411

14. 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: 202

15. The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956)

Approved | 123 min | Comedy

6.9
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This comedy-drama is partially a gentle satire on America's drive to change the world in the post-war years. One year after World War II, Captain Fisby is sent to the village of Tobiki in ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Kyô, Eddie Albert

Votes: 2,646

16. Advise & Consent (1962)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 5,180

17. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 703

18. Lola (1970)

GP | 98 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

5.6
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A 38 year old American novelist discovers the difficulties of being married to a British 16 year old schoolgirl.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Orson Bean, Honor Blackman, Michael Craig

Votes: 633

19. 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: 204

20. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.9
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Primary focus on the multi-talented Kaye - singing and dancing his way through comedy skits and monologues - assisted by semi-regular guests, singers, dancers and orchestra.

Stars: Danny Kaye, Harvey Korman, Joyce Van Patten, Charles Aznavour

Votes: 99

21. A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)

Approved | 95 min | Western

7.4
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Comedy western in which a traveler bets more money than he can afford in a poker game, and unusual events follow.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards, Paul Ford

Votes: 3,182

22. The Matchmaker (1958)

Approved | 103 min | Romance, Comedy

7.0
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Thornton Wilder's tale of a matchmaker who desires the man she's supposed to be pairing with another woman.

Director: Joseph Anthony | Stars: Shirley Booth, Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine, Paul Ford

Votes: 836

23. The Jackie Gleason Show (1966–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.3
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Mr. Gleason's last weekly variety series, which alternated between regular variety hours with big name guest stars and musical remakes of old "Honeymooners" sketches.

Stars: Jackie Gleason, Johnny Olson, The June Taylor Dancers, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Votes: 162

24. Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958–1961)

60 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

8.4
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Stars: Shirley Temple, Pernell Roberts, Agnes Moorehead, Jonathan Harris

Votes: 104

25. Tales of Tomorrow (1951–1953)

25 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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Anthology series featuring both classic and modern sci-fi themes.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Cameron Prud'Homme, Edgar Stehli, Theo Goetz

Votes: 212

26. 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: 121

27. Journey Back to Oz (1972)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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During a twister, Dorothy is hit on the head by a gate and once again whisked away to the land of Oz. But this time, on her way to the Emerald City, she discovers a terrible plot by the ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Milton Berle, Margaret Hamilton, Herschel Bernardi

Votes: 385

28. My World and Welcome to It (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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John Monroe observes and comments on life, to the bemusement of his rather sensible wife Ellen (Joan Hotchkis) and intelligent, questioning daughter Lydia (Lisa Gerritsen). Monroe's ... See full summary »

Stars: William Windom, Joan Hotchkis, Lisa Gerritsen, Henry Morgan

Votes: 258

29. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.7
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Mort Lindsey Orchestra, Milt Kamen

Votes: 299

30. That's Life (1968–1969)

60 min | Comedy, Musical

8.5
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The life and love of a young couple is told through a series of monologues, sketches, and song and dance routines.Each episode followed how they met, fell in love, and subsequent married ... See full summary »

Stars: E.J. Peaker, Robert Morse, Kay Medford, Shelley Berman

Votes: 42

31. The House on 92nd Street (1945)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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Bill Dietrich becomes a double agent for the FBI in a Nazi spy ring.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: William Eythe, Lloyd Nolan, Signe Hasso, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 2,227

32. The Kid from Texas (1950)

Approved | 78 min | Western

6.5
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Billy the Kid becomes embroiled in Lincoln County, NM, land wars. When rancher who gave him a break is killed by rival henchman, Billy vows revenge. New employer takes advantage of his ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Audie Murphy, Gale Storm, Albert Dekker, Shepperd Strudwick

Votes: 363

33. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.5
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This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Votes: 61

34. The Garry Moore Show (1958–1967)

60 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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Variety show hosted by Garry Moore with famous guests.

Stars: Garry Moore, Carol Burnett, Durward Kirby, Alan King

Votes: 79

35. The Missouri Traveler (1958)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.4
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During the early 1900s, a runaway Missouri orphan reaches a town where the townsfolk are enchanted with him and where a wealthy rancher and a local newspaperman compete to give him an education.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Brandon De Wilde, Lee Marvin, Gary Merrill, Paul Ford

Votes: 149

36. Outlaws (1960–1962)

60 min | Western

7.7
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The adventures of a marshal and his young deputies in a section of Oklahoma infested with bandit gangs, gunmen and robbers.

Stars: Don Collier, Barton MacLane, Bruce Yarnell, Slim Pickens

Votes: 44

37. The Lloyd Bridges Show (1962–1963)

30 min | Drama

6.9
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Each week Adam Shepherd introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing it's relevance. Then he becomes part of the story, portraying the lead character in the reenactment.

Stars: Lloyd Bridges, J. Pat O'Malley, Morris Buchanan, George Sawaya

Votes: 33

38. 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: 61

39. The Spy with a Cold Nose (1966)

93 min | Comedy

6.2
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A dog with a spying device under its skin is sent to the Russian government as a present. When the Russians send the dog to a veterinary, British spy must get to the dog first and retrieve the spying device.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Daliah Lavi, Lionel Jeffries, Eric Sykes

Votes: 97

40. Lust for Gold (1949)

Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Crime, Western

6.9
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Fortune seeker Barry Storm stumbles onto some clues that may lead him to the fabulous Lost Dutchman Mine, but others have tried and been murdered.

Directors: S. Sylvan Simon, George Marshall | Stars: Ida Lupino, Glenn Ford, Gig Young, William Prince

Votes: 810

41. Who's Got the Action? (1962)

93 min | Comedy

5.8
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A hunch horse-player's marriage is threatened by his betting ways; in desperation, his wife becomes his bookie.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Dean Martin, Lana Turner, Eddie Albert, Walter Matthau

Votes: 238

42. Never Too Late (1965)

105 min | Comedy

6.7
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Fifty-something Edith Lambert is thrilled to find out that she's going to have a baby. Her husband Harry, however, is less enthusiastic.

Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: Paul Ford, Connie Stevens, Maureen O'Sullivan, Jim Hutton

Votes: 317

43. Play of the Week (1959–1961)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres - dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al - utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway.

Stars: Myron McCormick, Cathleen Nesbitt, Frank Conroy, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 35

44. Teahouse of the August Moon (1962 TV Movie)

Comedy

7.7
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American soldiers on the island of Okinawa find local people to be a whole lot smarter than they expect.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: David Abe, Armand Alzamora, Osceola Archer, Khigh Dhiegh

Votes: 20

45. Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Documentary dramas - plays that were based on true stories, were the forte of Armstrong Circle Theater. Many movie actors and actresses got their start here.

Stars: Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze

Votes: 60

46. Perfect Strangers (1950)

88 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Ginger Rogers and Dennis Morgan, serving on a sequestered jury during a murder trial, fall in love. She is divorced, he is married.

Director: Bretaigne Windust | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Dennis Morgan, Thelma Ritter, Margalo Gillmore

Votes: 277

47. The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.2
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The award winning bing play of Mary Chase came to television in. 1958. It tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, (Ar Carney) a personable chap who drinks a little and befriends a "pookah" a 6 ... See full summary »

Stars: Tim O'Connor, James Valentine, Hurd Hatfield, Max Adrian

Votes: 30

48. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 72

49. See It Now (1951–1958)

30 min | Documentary, News

7.0
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This show was an irregularly scheduled hour long program that gave more complete coverage of issues. The show consisted of 'Edward R. Murrow (I)' sitting in the New York studio talking ... See full summary »

Stars: Edward R. Murrow, Howard K. Smith, Harry S. Truman, Richard Hottelet

Votes: 63

50. The Baileys of Balboa (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Episodes in the life of a beachcoming family.

Stars: Paul Ford, John Dehner, Sterling Holloway, Les Brown Jr.

Votes: 34

51. Fair Play (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 83 min | Western

2.8
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A young man heads west to visit his uncle F.O. in a town named Fairplay. There a bit of friction between town locals.

Director: James A. Sullivan | Stars: Paul Ford, Robert Middleton, Terry Wilson, Paul Glaser

Votes: 55

52. The Web (1950–1954)

30 min | Drama

7.4
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Live dramas based on stories by members of the Mystery Writers of America

Stars: E.G. Marshall, Leslie Nielsen, Haila Stoddard, Mildred Dunnock

Votes: 28

53. The Comedians in Africa (1967)

11 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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A behind the scenes short dealing with the making of The Comedians (1967). Although the story takes place in Haiti, it was actually filmed in Dahomey (now called Benin). Includes short ... See full summary »

Stars: Georg Stanford Brown, Roscoe Lee Browne, Richard Burton, Paul Ford

Votes: 74

54. 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

55. Stump the Stars (1947– )

30 min | Game-Show

8.7
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Television's first treatment of "Charades" as played by Hollywood celebrities. The giveaway was the use of gestures that defined "film", "TV show", "book" or "song" as well as "small word (... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Stokey, Vincent Price, Beverly Garland, Sebastian Cabot

Votes: 52

56. The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (1956–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Live dramas that were broadcast every other week. The show had covered both light and serious drama and featured both well-known and not so well-known actors and actresses.

Stars: Alexander Scourby, William Shatner, Larry Gates, Paul Mazursky

Votes: 29

57. Norby (1955– )

30 min | Comedy

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The story evolved around officials at the Pearl River First National Bank in Pearl River, New York. Pearson Norby is the vice-president in charge of small loans, Maud Enels is president, Mr... See full summary »

Stars: Evan Elliott, Janice Mars, Ralph Dunn, Carol Veazie

58. Jamie (1953–1954)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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Jamie is an orphan who is shuttled from one uncaring home to another. He finally ends up in Aunt Laurie's house where he meets kindred spirit Granpa who is ignored by everyone. The two of ... See full summary »

Stars: Brandon De Wilde, Polly Rowles, Ernest Truex, Kathleen Nolan

Votes: 5

59. In Name Only (1969 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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Problems arise for Steve and Jill when they discover that the JP that they are using for their marriage bureau is not licensed.

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Michael Callan, Ann Prentiss, Eve Arden, Ruth Buzzi

Votes: 10

60. Keep in Step (1959 TV Movie)

Comedy, Musical

5.6
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Directors: Al De Caprio, Aaron Ruben | Stars: Phil Silvers, Diana Dors, Sydney Chaplin, Paul Ford

Votes: 5

61. The Right Man (1960 TV Movie)

History

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Director: Burt Shevelove | Stars: John Alexander, Richard Boone, Tom Bosley, Alan Bunce

62. Richard (1972)

G | 83 min | Comedy

7.3
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A satirical biopic of a fictional US president Richard, who in many ways intentionally resembles the then-current real life U.S. president, Richard Nixon.

Directors: Harry Hurwitz, Lorees Yerby | Stars: Vivian Blaine, Imogene Bliss, Marvin Braverman, John Carradine

Votes: 12

63. The Front Page (1945 TV Movie)

75 min | Comedy

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Director: Ed Sobol | Stars: Vinton Hayworth, Matt Crowley, Howard Smith, Paul Ford

64. Curtain Call (1952– )

30 min | Drama

5.8
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A live dramatic anthology series

Stars: Richard Kiley, Joy Lafleur, Raimonda Orselli, Frederic Tozere

Votes: 16

65. The Celebrity Game (I) (1964–1965)

30 min | Game-Show

3.3
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A semi-remake of "People Will Talk" (1963), where contestants had to determine how celebrities would answer moral-type questions.

Stars: Carl Reiner, Eartha Kitt, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Mel Brooks

Votes: 59

66. Talent Scouts (1962–1963)

60 min | Family

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Famous guest celebrities introduced young professionals on this talent show.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Jim Backus, Marty Allen, Jack E. Leonard

67. Short Short Dramas (1952–1953)

15 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Model Ruth Woods hosted this anthology series of twice-weekly one act plays. The stories could be either dramatic or light comedy with a different cast for each episode. The series ran for ... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Jones, June Dayton, Bernard Burke, Frank Albertson

Votes: 14

68. The Phil Silvers Pontiac Special: Keep in Step (1959 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Musical

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Director: Aaron Ruben | Stars: Phil Silvers, Diana Dors, Maurice Brenner, Sydney Chaplin

69. The 18th Annual Tony Awards (1964 TV Special)

Reality-TV

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Stars: George Abbott, Lauren Bacall, Anne Bancroft, Harry Belafonte

70. The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (1956–1957)
Episode: A Man's Game (1957)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Kenneth Bowers, Nanette Fabray, Paul Ford, Fred Gwynne

71. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: A Mess Sergeant Can't Win (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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Bilko tries to lose money to Ritzik in a series of gambles that backfire.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 30

72. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: A.W.O.L. (1955)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Sgt Bilko is sent to Chicago to bring back one of his AWOL privates who has gone home to take care of urgent family business. Bilko becomes embroiled in a feud between two Hungarian ... See full summary »

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 18

73. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Army Memoirs (1956)

Comedy, Family

8.3
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Bilko comes under pressure when the other sergeants complain about his activity on the base. Hall carpets Bilko and the resulting fall out sees Bilko crowned as the oldest private in the army.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 22

74. The Baileys of Balboa (1964–1965)
Episode: Bailey's Band (1965)

Comedy

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Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Paul Ford, John Dehner, Sterling Holloway, Judy Carne

75. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Acres (1957)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Bilko thinks the army plan to expand Fort Baxter & buys the adjacent swampland with the Platoon Welfare Fund. The army really plans to downsize the camp and Bilko tries to sell the newly-named Bilko Acres, until he finds oil on the land.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 17

76. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Buys a Club (1957)

30 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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Bilko tries to set up a nightclub in Roseville and needs $750 to seal the deal. He learns that one of the national guard contingent assigned to Fort Baxter is involved in a multi-million dollar deal he has work out which recruit it is.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 12

77. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Enters Politics (1957)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Mayor Burke refuses to build a service center for the men at Fort Baxter. Bilko has Doberman run against him for Mayor, in the hopes that if elected, Mayor Doberman will use his influence to approve the service center.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 18

78. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko F.O.B. Detroit (1957)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Bilko is sent to Detroit to collect some trucks.He persuades the president of the factory to buy his latest scam -a Basic Training Kit designed to allow GI's to train at home thus saving the government millions of dollars.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 11

79. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Gets Some Sleep (1956)

Comedy, Family

8.2
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Bilko is having trouble sleeping. A psychiatrist advises Bilko to reform his ways and stop gambling. However, it's not long before the whole camp becomes unsettled as they believe Bilko is simply cooking up a new set of schemes.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 18

80. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Goes Round the World (1957)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Movie mogul Mike Todd runs a competition to promote 'Around The World In 80 Days'. The prize is $20,000 to anyone who makes it in 80 hours. Bilko is a cert to win the money until a kid at the airport is mistakenly taken in Bilko's place.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 21

81. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Goes South (1957)

Comedy, Family

8.4
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Roseville is freezing and Bilko enters the platoon into a singing contest. First prize is a trip Florida. The platoon arrives in Miami and is treated like royalty. Could it be that the singing contest is what they have really signed up for?

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 27

82. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Goes to College (1956)

Comedy, Family

8.7
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Bilko tries to get even with a crooked bookie by placing a 1000-1 bet on Schmill College football team to beat the championship team from rival college Notre Dame. Using reverse psychology Bilko brings his devious scheme into play.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 21

83. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Goes to Monte Carlo (1957)

Comedy, Family

8.3
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Bilko invents a new gambling system. When word spreads about the system, aided by the air force Bilko heads for Monte Carlo armed with a bankroll and a weekend pass.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 23

84. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Joins the Navy (1958)

Comedy, Family

8.2
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Bilko is on furlough in San Diego with only $7 between him, Paparelli and Zimmerman. He hears about a Navy crap game and wins a fortune but then ends up at sea as a serving sailor.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Maurice Gosfield, Allan Melvin

Votes: 16

85. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Presents Bing Crosby (1957)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Bilko hoodwinks Bing Crosby's manager into having Bing drop by at Fort Baxter. Ernie stages a concert but gets word that Bing won't be able to visit after all so he tries to pass off a lookalike as the real thing.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 24

86. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Presents Kay Kendall (1958)

Comedy, Family

7.7
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Movie star Kay Kendall visits Roseville whilst promoting her film & Bilko gets her to appear in a show he's producing. Bilko's hoping to make a bundle of dough but Miss Kendall soon proves to be more than a match for the wily Sgt.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 9

87. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Presents the McGuire Sisters (1958)

Comedy, Family

7.6
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Bilko stages a concert with some of Hollywood's biggest names - Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak and The McGuire Sisters. The names are famous but the faces aren't. When Doberman sends a letter the real McGuire Sisters arrive at Camp Fremont.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Maurice Gosfield, Allan Melvin

Votes: 7

88. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Retires from Gambling (1958)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Col. Hall hires a card shark who takes Bilko to the cleaners. Bilko turns into a shadow of his former self & morale at Fort Baxter hits an all-time low. When Bilko learns the truth about the card shark he sets out for revenge.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 11

89. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Saves Ritzik's Marriage (1958)

Comedy, Family

7.7
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After an all-night poker session Ritzik misses his 15th Wedding Anniversary and his marriage to Emma is in trouble when she leaves him. Feeling guilty Bilko decides to do everything in his power to reunite the warring couple.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Joe E. Ross, Beatrice Pons, Allan Melvin

Votes: 12

90. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko Talks in His Sleep (1957)

Comedy, Family

6.8
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Bilko starts talking in his sleep & unknowingly gives away the secrets of his scams to Grover and Ritzik. Bilko realizes what he's been doing and decides to turn the tables on them by letting them believe he's not in the best of health.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 13

91. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko and the Beast (1956)

Comedy, Family

8.3
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A new drill Sergent arrives at the base. Bilko sees a new mark to skim money from. However the Sergent soon displays he intends to be in charge and will be fleecing every cent he can from Bilko.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 22

92. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko and the Chaplain (1958)

Comedy, Family

7.7
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Bilko is sent to San Francisco & the Col. asks the Chaplain to accompany him. The Chaplain takes Bilko to see his pet project - a center for military kids. Bilko realizes that the Chaplain has been duped by a crooked real estate dealer.

Directors: Al De Caprio, Aaron Ruben | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 11

93. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko and the Colonel's Secretary (1958)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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The Col.'s secretary is reassigned & Bilko picks her replacement. When she arrives at Fort Baxter she is unhappy at being taken away from her true love. When she finds out it was Bilko who arranged the transfer she takes her revenge.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 15

94. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko and the Crosby's (1958)

Comedy, Family

7.0
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Pvt.Lindsay Crosby arrives at Camp Fremont and Bilko learns that he's the son of Bing Crosby. Bilko begins to imagine what life would be like if he, rather than Bing, was head of the Crosby clan.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 7

95. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko and the Flying Saucers (1957)

Comedy, Family

8.1
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Trying to keep a date with a beautiful nightclub singer in Washington DC, Sergeant Bilko tries to convince his commanding officer that creatures from outer spaces have been spotted inside ... See full summary »

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 18

96. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko and the Medium (1958)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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Bilko needs $500 to open a pool room. He hears the Ritziks have been visiting medium Madame Zaboda for advice & spots the chance to make money. When he finds out that Emma & Rupert are being conned he sets out to take down Madame Zaboda.

Directors: Al De Caprio, Aaron Ruben | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 12

97. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko at Bay (1957)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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When Bilko, Henshaw & Rocc visit Mrs.Doberman's house they cross paths with some of Mrs.Doberman's house-guests - a party of fishermen who just happen to be a gang of bank robbers in hiding.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 11

98. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko in Outer Space (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Grover & Ritzik win $600 & Bilko wants their winnings. They hide from Bilko but are suckered into volunteering for a special detail involving a space chamber where they think they will be alone for three days. But Bilko has other plans.

Directors: Al De Caprio, Aaron Ruben | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 15

99. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko on Wall Street (1956)

Comedy, Family

8.1
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Bilko is excited when he is invited to spend a furlough in New York with an old friend who's become a millionaire. When he arrives he discovers the situation is a lot different than he expected.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Allan Melvin

Votes: 20

100. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Bilko the Art Lover (1958)

Comedy, Family

8.2
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Bilko is in dire need of a break but true to form has no funds. He contacts Carlyle Thompson III thinking he now has his millions but instead finds him as penniless as himself.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 22