Highest Rated Titles With Hillary Brooke


1. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)
Episode: The Great Anderson Mystery (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

9.0
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The Andersons are all entranced in a television mystery show when a tube blows in the back of the TV before the show ends. With the unknown end of the show, the family tries to figure out what happened based upon what they already watched.

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

Votes: 6

2. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

8.8
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This dramatic-anthology series went into open syndication when the DuMont Television Network ceased operations.

Stars: Joel Aldrich, Tim Graham, Paul Bryar, Marguerite Chapman

Votes: 82

3. Big Town (1950–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.8
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"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 »

Stars: Patrick McVey, Mark Stevens, Jane Nigh, Mary K. Wells

Votes: 20

4. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: The Music Lover (1953)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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Hillary's Dad will only allow her to marry a man with musical talent, so Lou goes to a singing teacher.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Sid Fields

Votes: 17

5. 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: 37

6. The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (1953–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Stars: Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl, Dorothy Green, Robert Paige

Votes: 24

7. The Whistler (1954– )

30 min | Mystery

8.6
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Stars: William Forman, Danni Sue Nolan, Arthur Franz, Dorothy Green

Votes: 18

8. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: Television (1953)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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On the quiz show Hold That Cuckoo, the host puts Lou thru some embarrassing stunts.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones

Votes: 16

9. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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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.

Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Sid Fields, Gordon Jones

Votes: 755

10. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.5
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 89

11. The Ray Milland Show (1953–1955)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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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 »

Stars: Ray Milland, Phyllis Avery, Gordon Jones, Minerva Urecal

Votes: 24

12. I Love Lucy (1951–1957)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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A daffy woman constantly strives to become a star along with her bandleader husband and gets herself in the strangest situations.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Votes: 16,550

13. December Bride (1954–1959)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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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 »

Stars: Spring Byington, Frances Rafferty, Dean Miller, Harry Morgan

Votes: 123

14. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: In Society (1953)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Bud & Lou are hired to pose as British noblemen at a swanky party.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Isabel Randolph

Votes: 13

15. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: Jail (1952)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Lou is arrested for shooting a hole in his neighbor's bucket.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Sid Fields

Votes: 23

16. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: Safari (1953)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Bingo the Chimp is sick and Lou figures he misses his family, so they all go to Africa.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones

Votes: 9

17. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: The Army Story (1953)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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The boys join the reserves.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones

Votes: 17

18. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: The Dentist's Office (1952)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Bud takes Lou to a nearsighted dentist.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones

Votes: 21

19. Yancy Derringer (1958–1959)

30 min | Action, Western, Adventure

8.3
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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 »

Stars: Jock Mahoney, X Brands, Kevin Hagen, Frances Bergen

Votes: 148

20. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 36

21. My Little Margie (1952–1955)
Episode: Hawaii Story (1955)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Vern's boss wont let him take Margie to Hawaii with on business trip to win a new client who's a semi-retired movie star who's vain about her age and prefers younger men. Vern's boss gets ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Yates | Stars: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Hillary Brooke, Kent Taylor

Votes: 6

22. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: The Charity Bazaar (1953)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Lou spends most of his money at the kissing booth.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Sid Fields

Votes: 17

23. I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
Episode: The Fox Hunt (1956)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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The gang is invited to a fox hunt, but Lucy's jealousy may ruin the whole weekend.

Director: James V. Kern | Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Votes: 108

24. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Ring (1959)

30 min | Western

8.3
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A saloon girl is found dead, her head bashed in. As Troop tries to uncover the killer, a valuable ring may have been stolen from her and the likely candidate has just been killed himself.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Richard Long, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 6

25. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A master defense attorney handles difficult criminal cases for his accused clients.

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

Votes: 3,183

26. Private Secretary (1953–1957)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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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 »

Stars: Ann Sothern, Don Porter, Ann Tyrrell, Joan Banks

Votes: 101

27. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: Las Vegas (1953)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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The boys rent a car and drive to Vegas, where they play a violent game of pool.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Sid Fields

Votes: 11

28. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: The Politician (1953)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

8.2
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Lou runs for public office, so Bud brings in Lou's 4th grade teacher for sympathy.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones

Votes: 12

29. The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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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.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 50,368

30. Lawman (1958–1962)

30 min | Western

8.1
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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 »

Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Emile Avery

Votes: 398

31. Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957–1960)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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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 »

Stars: David Janssen, Regis Toomey, Roxane Brooks, Russ Conway

Votes: 142

32. Racket Squad (1950– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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This series dramatizes confidence games which fall under the jurisdiction of Captain John Braddock.

Stars: Reed Hadley, Hugh Beaumont, Keith Richards, Griff Barnett

Votes: 65

33. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Sleepwalker's Niece (1957)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A man's wife is divorcing him after he is caught sleep walking with a knife near her bed. When his stepbrother is found dead stabbed with the knife, he is charged with murder and is accused of using his sleepwalking as a cover-up.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 169

34. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: The Western Story (1953)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Hillary invites the boys to her uncle's dude ranch, there tangle with outlaws.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Sid Fields

Votes: 14

35. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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In this hit 1950's TV series, a millionaire indulges himself giving away one million dollars apiece to persons that he has never met.

Stars: Marvin Miller, Paul Frees, Roy Gordon, Russ Conway

Votes: 290

36. 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: 16

37. Florian (1940)

91 min | Drama

8.0
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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.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Robert Young, Helen Gilbert, Charles Coburn, Lee Bowman

Votes: 42

38. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: Alaska (1953)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Lou's uncle in Alaska discovers a gold mine, so Bud and Lou head up there to see if they can cash in on it.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Sid Fields

Votes: 20

39. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)
Episode: Backstage (1952)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A well known actor encounters a woman attempting suicide by jumping off a bridge. He persuades her to let him put her up at a hotel for the night, but he accidentally provided fake stage money for her room.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Charles Boyer, Marcia Henderson, Hillary Brooke, Hugh French

Votes: 10

40. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: Hillary's Birthday (1953)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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The boys plan a surprise party, but the noise angers Mr. Fields.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones

Votes: 16

41. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: Little Old Lady (1953)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Bud & Lou raise money to keep an old lady from being evicted but she uses the money to bet on horses.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones

Votes: 9

42. My Little Margie (1952–1955)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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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.

Stars: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Clarence Kolb, Don Hayden

Votes: 220

43. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952– )

30 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

7.9
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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.

Stars: Richard Denning, Barbara Britton, Francis De Sales, Lowell Gilmore

Votes: 102

44. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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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: 92

45. Michael Shayne (1960–1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Michael Shayne is a private detective who solves crimes in Miami, Florida.

Stars: Richard Denning, Herbert Rudley, Jerry Paris, Patricia Donahue

Votes: 41

46. Sleepytime Gal (1942)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

7.9
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Bessie Cobb, cake decorator in the kitchen of one of Miami's swankier hotels, is the central figure in an elaborate scheme by Chick Patterson, bell captain, who believes he can not only ... See full summary »

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Judy Canova, Tom Brown, Billy Gilbert, Ruth Terry

Votes: 18

47. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: Peace and Quiet (1953)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Lou can't sleep so Bud takes him to a shrink who gives him a sleep inducing record.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Sid Fields

Votes: 14

48. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: The Vacuum Cleaner Salesman (1953)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Lou tries selling vacuum cleaners door-to-door.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones

Votes: 22

49. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: The Wrestling Match (1953)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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Lou & Stinky agree to do a charity wrestling match, but Stinky gets sick, so Lou is forced to wrestle Ivan the Terrible.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones

Votes: 17

50. Crossroads (1955–1957)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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The anthology series dramatized the lives of clergymen of all faiths and the problems they faced in both their professional and personal lives.

Stars: Robert Carson, Frank J. Scannell, Douglass Dumbrille, G. Pat Collins

Votes: 49

51. Public Defender (1954– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Bart Matthews defends the poor and others who cannot afford an attorney. All episodes are based on actual cases from across the country.

Stars: Reed Hadley, John Close, Ben Welden, John Harmon

Votes: 38

52. Skipalong Rosenbloom (1951)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Western

7.8
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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 »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Maxie Rosenbloom, Max Baer, Jackie Coogan, Fuzzy Knight

Votes: 19

53. Gruen Guild Theater (1951–1953)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Robert Hutton, Steve Brodie, Bonita Granville, Ludwig Donath

Votes: 16

54. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: The Drugstore (1952)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Bud & Lou get jobs in Mr. Fields' Drugstore.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones

Votes: 27

55. The Enchanted Cottage (1945)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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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 »

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young, Herbert Marshall, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 2,064

56. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: Pots and Pans (1953)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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Lou tries selling pots and pans door-to-door.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones

Votes: 14

57. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: The Birthday Party (1953)

TV-G | 27 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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Lou invites Mr. Fields to his birthday party, but Bud winds up kicking Lou out of his own party.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Sid Fields

Votes: 23

58. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: The Haunted Castle (1953)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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Bud & Lou keep Hillary company one night in an old house she'll inherit.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Sid Fields

Votes: 18

59. Jane Eyre (1943)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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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.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien, Peggy Ann Garner

Votes: 6,138

60. Road to Utopia (1945)

Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.6
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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 »

Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 2,631

61. The Mickey Rooney Show (1954–1955)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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The misadventures of an eager but somewhat bumbling young actor who gets a job as a page at a television studio in Hollywood while trying to break into show business.

Stars: Mickey Rooney, John Hubbard, Regis Toomey, Claire Carleton

Votes: 33

62. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: Bingo (1953)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Lou has to get a license for his chimp but accidentally applies for a marriage license.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones

Votes: 13

63. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

Approved | 120 min | Thriller

7.5
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A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Miles

Votes: 42,302

64. West Point (1956–1957)

30 min | Drama

7.5
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Dramatic series of actual people and events at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.

Stars: Donald May, Larry Thor, Lew Gallo, Don Eitner

Votes: 63

65. Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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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.

Stars: Arthur Q. Bryan, Bill Erwin, Macdonald Carey, George Sanders

Votes: 88

66. The Christophers (1952– )

30 min

7.5
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Stars: Jack Haley, Gigi Perreau, Ruth Hussey, Dean Jagger

Votes: 26

67. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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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: 1,163

68. The Star and the Story (1955– )

30 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Henry Fonda, Hugh Sanders, Hillary Brooke, Frank Lovejoy

Votes: 22

69. Insurance Investigator (1951)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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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.

Director: George Blair | Stars: Richard Denning, Audrey Long, John Eldredge, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 13

70. The Bigelow Theatre (1950–1951)

30 min | Drama, Family

7.4
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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.

Stars: Don DeFore, William Frawley, Jeffrey Silver, Ann Dvorak

Votes: 11

71. Earl Carroll Sketchbook (1946)

90 min | Musical

7.4
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Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Constance Moore, William Marshall, Bill Goodwin, Johnny Coy

Votes: 8

72. Yancy Derringer (1958–1959)
Episode: The Louisiana Dude (1959)

30 min | Action, Western, Adventure

7.3
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Yancy wins a half-share of a Virginia City silver mine and must immediately utilize its assets when the boiler on his riverboat blows up. His new partner explains that the mine played out ... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Jock Mahoney, Kevin Hagen, X Brands, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 6

73. Ministry of Fear (1944)

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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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.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds, Carl Esmond, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 4,987

74. Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)

Passed | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

7.2
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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 »

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Dennis Hoey, Arthur Margetson

Votes: 3,059

75. Dangerous Assignment (1952– )

26 min | Adventure

7.2
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"The Commissioner" sent US special agent Steve Mitchell to exotic locales where he encounters adventure and international intrigue, all played out using extreme violence.

Stars: Brian Donlevy, Herbert Butterfield, Lyle Talbot, Jan Arvan

Votes: 50

76. Standing Room Only (1944)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance, War

7.2
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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 »

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Paulette Goddard, Fred MacMurray, Edward Arnold, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 121

77. The Abbott and Costello Show (1952–1957)
Episode: The Vacation (1952)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Bud worries that Mr. Fields will rent their apartment while they're on vacation.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones

Votes: 19

78. New Moon (1940)

Passed | 105 min | Musical, Romance, Adventure

7.1
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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 »

Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Mary Boland, George Zucco

Votes: 381

79. The Fuller Brush Man (1948)

Passed | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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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 »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Red Skelton, Janet Blair, Don McGuire, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 397

80. And the Angels Sing (1944)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

7.1
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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 »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Fred MacMurray, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn

Votes: 85

81. Wake Island (1942)

Approved | 87 min | Action, Drama, War

7.0
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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.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey, William Bendix

Votes: 1,360

82. Monsieur Beaucaire (1946)

93 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

7.0
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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.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Bob Hope, Joan Caulfield, Patric Knowles, Marjorie Reynolds

Votes: 321

83. Lucky Losers (1950)

Approved | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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To solve the death of a friend, the boys go to gambling school, then go undercover as croupiers in an illegal gambling house.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Hillary Brooke, Gabriel Dell

Votes: 199

84. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)

Passed | 113 min | Horror

6.9
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Dr. Jekyll allows his dark side to run wild when he drinks a potion that turns him into the evil Mr. Hyde.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Donald Crisp

Votes: 6,476

85. The Woman in Green (1945)

Approved | 90 min | Mystery

6.9
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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.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Hillary Brooke, Henry Daniell

Votes: 3,859

86. Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Thriller, Mystery

6.8
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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 »

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Ankers, Reginald Denny

Votes: 2,960

87. Unfinished Business (1941)

96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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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 »

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Irene Dunne, Robert Montgomery, Preston Foster, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 160

88. Happy Go Lucky (1943)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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A gold-digger hopes to land a rich husband in Trinidad, but gets mixed up with a beach boy and voodoo.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Mary Martin, Dick Powell, Betty Hutton, Eddie Bracken

Votes: 99

89. Practically Yours (1944)

90 min | Comedy

6.8
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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 »

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Gil Lamb, Cecil Kellaway

Votes: 80

90. Maisie Was a Lady (1941)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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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 »

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Ann Sothern, Lew Ayres, Maureen O'Sullivan, C. Aubrey Smith

Votes: 327

91. The Lone Rider Rides On (1941)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.8
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Tom Cameron is after the man that killed his parents when he was a boy. Obtaining a deed from a family killed just like his, he runs into trouble with Mitchell whose men committed the ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Houston, Hillary Brooke, Al St. John, Karl Hackett

Votes: 12

92. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952– )
Episode: The Placid Affair (1954)

26 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Richard Denning, Barbara Britton, Francis De Sales, John Hoyt

Votes: 9

93. Counter-Espionage (1942)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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The Lone Wolf tracks down Nazi spies in London during the German bombing.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Warren William, Eric Blore, Hillary Brooke, Thurston Hall

Votes: 222

94. The Strange Woman (1946)

100 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.6
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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.

Directors: Edgar G. Ulmer, Douglas Sirk | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 1,012

95. The Crystal Ball (1943)

81 min | Comedy

6.6
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Girl loses beauty contest, becomes a fortune teller.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard, Gladys George, Virginia Field

Votes: 363

96. Invaders from Mars (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt, Leif Erickson

Votes: 5,303

97. Africa Screams (1949)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Adventure

6.5
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Abbott & Costello search for diamonds in Africa, along the way meeting a visually-impaired gunner, a hungry lion, and a tribe of cannibals...

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Clyde Beatty, Frank Buck

Votes: 2,856

98. Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)

70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

6.5
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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.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Charles Laughton, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 1,701

99. Strange Impersonation (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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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 »

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Brenda Marshall, William Gargan, Hillary Brooke, George Chandler

Votes: 426

100. Unmasked (1950)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.5
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Roger Lewis, publisher of a vicious scandal sheet, is in the habit of tricking wealthy, gullible women into investing in his ventures. His latest conquest is a shapely ex-showgirl, Doris ... See full summary »

Director: George Blair | Stars: Robert Rockwell, Barbra Fuller, Raymond Burr, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 12