Highest Rated Titles With Cyd Charisse
1. The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956–1963)
60 min | Music
Dinah hosted this hour-long weekly for seven years. It featured Dinah and guest stars in a variety of songs, skits, production numbers. Also featured: her "See the USA in your Chevrolet" song and her warm kiss to all in conclusion.
3. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show
Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.
The Adventures of Bad Boy and Dirty Girl
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
During a late-night broadcast, Kate and Frasier's overwhelming attraction to each other gets the better of them, and they are heard having sex over the air.
15. Lerner and Loewe: Broadway's Last Romantics (1988 TV Movie)
75 min | Biography
Profile of the Broadway team Alan Jay Lerner and Fritz Loewe, whose credits included the hit shows "Brigadoon", "Paint Your Wagon," "Gigi," "Camelot," and "My Fair Lady." Their story is ... See full summary »
What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode dated 18 March 1956
Comedy, Family, Game-Show
John Daly begins the show with a tribute to Fred Allen who suffered a heart attack while taking one of his regular late night strolls up New York's West 57th Street on Sunday March 17, 1956... See full summary »
20. 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.
26. Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days (2001 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary about the moviestar's last months including her tumultuous love affairs, drug and alcohol dependency, depression and eventual firing from her final film, 20th Century Fox's "... See full summary »
29. Dinah! (1974– )
90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »
30. Janet Jackson: The Rhythm Nation Compilation (1990 Video)
55 min | Music
A collection of videos from Janet Jackson's CD "Rhythm Nation".
The Love Boat (1977–1987)
April's Return/Super Mom/I'll See You Again
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Former stowaway April Lopez (Charo) returns, this time as a lounge singer; a woman (Anne Meara) brings her kids on her second honeymoon, to the consternation of her husband (Jerry Stiller);... See full summary »
Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
The Island of Lost Women/The Flight of Great Yellow Bird
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Sailor Barney Shore wants to spend the weekend on a mythical island with nothing but beautiful women; and adventurer Eddie Malone searches for Sasquatch and hopes to finally prove the creature's existence to the world.
American Masters (1985– )
You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story
56 min | Documentary, Biography
Biographical portrait of one of Broadway's most brilliant songwriters. Told through the use of archival material and interviews with the rich and famous that knew him, this portrait concentrates on his career and his public life events.
41. Texaco Star Theatre (1948–1956)
60 min | Comedy, Family
The Texaco Star Theatre was one of the most popular shows in the history of television. In the first year, Milton Berle was not the permanent emcee, but once he replaced the rotation, the ... See full summary »
43. That's Entertainment!: The Masters Behind the Musicals (2004 Video)
38 min | Documentary, Short, Musical
MGM studios brought together the finest musical directors, orchestrators, choreographers, directors and vocal coaches to create the world's greatest musicals.
46. That's Entertainment! III (1994)
G | 113 min | Documentary, Family, Musical
Some of MGM's musical stars review the studio's history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) to Brigadoon (1954), from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,095 | Gross: $0.27M
48. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies (2004 TV Movie)
180 min | Documentary, Music
The top 100 songs of the past 100 years chosen by the American Film Institute are presented by host-actor John Travolta.
Great Performances (1971– )
Musicals Great Musicals: The Arthur Freed Unit at MGM
86 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Documentary chronicling Arthur Freed and his unit's contribution to some of Hollywood's most memorable musicals.
51. Janet Jackson: Design of a Decade 1986/1996 (1996 Video)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Music
A compilation of music videos from pop singer Janet Jackson.
Directors: Piers Ashworth, Rene Elizondo, Yuri Elizondo, Wayne Isham, Brian Jones, Mary Lambert, Marcus Nispel, Herb Ritts, Dominic Sena, Peter Smillie, Julien Temple | Stars: Janet Jackson, Paula Abdul, Cab Calloway, Cyd Charisse
52. What a Glorious Feeling: The Making of 'Singin' in the Rain' (2002 Video)
36 min | Documentary, Short
Movie and stage icon Debbie Reynolds hosts the making of "Singin' in the Rain". The short documentary includes Donald O'Connor, who played the comical "Cosmo Brown", Stanley Donen, one half... See full summary »
53. Satin and Silk (2003 Video)
10 min | Short
This DVD documentary short subject details the making of the 1957 MGM musical, "Silk Stockings". Hosted by its star Cyd Charisse, the film gives behind-the-scenes glimpses of how this film ... See full summary »
55. Medical Center (1969–1976)
60 min | Drama
Located in the Los Angeles area, Medical Center was an otherwise unnamed hospital complex that was part of a large university campus. Dr. Paul Lochner was the chief of staff, an experienced... See full summary »
58. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)
Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »
59. Tension (1949)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A meek pharmacist creates an alternate identity under which he plans to murder the bullying liquor salesman who has become his wife's lover.
60. Party Girl (1958)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Film-Noir
Lawyer Thomas Farrell is a defender of crooks. Vicki Gayle encourages him improve his reputation, but mob king Rico Angelo insists otherwise.
61. Get Aboard! The Band Wagon (2005 Video)
37 min | Documentary, Short
By 1952, the Arthur Freed unit at MGM was on a roll, creating hit after hit. But, the making of the Howard Deitz/Arthur Schwartz catalogue musical The Band Wagon, everything that could go ... See full summary »
63. The Harvey Girls (1946)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Western
On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a " Harvey House " restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide ... See full summary »
64. It's Always Fair Weather (1955)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Three soldiers meet 10 years after their last meeting in New York, and find out that they have little in common now.
71. Brigadoon (1954)
Passed | 108 min | Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Two Americans on a hunting trip in Scotland become lost. They encounter a small village, not on the map, called Brigadoon, in which people harbor a mysterious secret, and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past.
72. Silk Stockings (1957)
Approved | 117 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A musical remake of Ninotchka: After three bumbling Soviet agents fail in their mission to retrieve a straying Soviet composer from Paris, the beautiful, ultra-serious Ninotchka is sent to ... See full summary »
73. East Side, West Side (1949)
Passed | 108 min | Drama, Romance
A vain businessman puts strains on his happy marriage to a rich, beautiful socialite by allowing himself be be seduced by a former girlfriend.
77. Portrait of an Escort (1980 TV Movie)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama
Jordan West is a divorcée who moonlights at a professional dating service to make ends meet. But her secret job causes gossip among her neighbors and trouble at the real estate office where... See full summary »
82. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Accounts of visitors to a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.
83. Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)
Approved | 107 min | Drama
After spending three years in an asylum, a washed-up actor views a minor assignment from his old director in Rome as a chance for personal and professional redemption.
84. Ziegfeld Follies (1945)
Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Musical
The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.
86. The Unfinished Dance (1947)
Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
Meg, a young ballet student, idolizes the school's top ballerina, the shallow Ariane Bouchet. Meg is distressed when she learns visiting prima ballerina Darina rather than Bouchet will play... See full summary »
90. In Our Time (1944)
Approved | 110 min | Drama
It is early 1939 in Poland when Mrs. Bromley and Jennifer come to buy antiques for her business in London. Jennifer meets Count Stephen and they wine, dine and see the sights though out the... See full summary »
91. Three Wise Fools (1946)
Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
It had been forty years since Richard, James and Theodore insulted The O'Monahan and he put a vexing blessing on them. All three have obtained their dreams of grandeur, but they all live in... See full summary »
93. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)
Unrated | 132 min | Biography, Musical
Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,557 | Gross: $6.72M
95. Burke's Law (1994–1995)
60 min | Crime, Drama
This brief revival of the 1960s cop thriller continued the adventures of Amos Burke, a senior Los Angeles police officer and millionaire. By now, Burke was a widower with a son, Peter, who ... See full summary »
96. Thousands Cheer (1943)
Passed | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her... See full summary »
97. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)
25 min | Documentary, Biography
Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »
98. Black Tights (1961)
140 min | Drama, Musical
Live scenes of Paris and a continuity Narrator link together four dramatic choreographies, all by Roland Petit: Carmen (1949), La croqueuse de diamants (1950), Deuil en 24 heures (1953), and Cyrano de Bergerac (1959).
100. 1955 Motion Picture Theatre Celebration (1955)
18 min | Short, Documentary
This MGM short introduces some of the movies the studio will be releasing in 1955. Presented by George Murphy they include Jupiter's Darling (1955) with Esther Williams, Bedevilled (1955) ... See full summary »