Highest Rated Titles With Richard Shannon


1. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Gallows (1962)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

9.0
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While returning suspected killer Pruit Dover to Dodge to stand trial, Matt is shot and badly wounded, and yet Dover stays with him and nurses him back to health.

Writer: John Meston | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

2. Wire Service (1956–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.9
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Adventures of three globetrotting reporters working for an international wire service.

Stars: Dane Clark, Mercedes McCambridge, George Brent, Malcolm Atterbury

3. The Gray Ghost (1957– )

30 min | Adventure, War, Western

8.7
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The Civil War exploits of Confederate cavalry officer John Singleton Mosby, nicknamed the Gray Ghost, was the basis of this syndicated series. Sgt. Magruder was the only other regular ... See full summary »

Stars: Tod Andrews, Phil Chambers, Sherwood Price, Jean Willes

4. Telephone Time (1956–1958)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Between 1956 and September 1957, this filmed show featured plays by John Nesbitt, the host of the show. Starting in September 1957, plays by other authors were presented.

Stars: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter, Maurice Marsac, Florenz Ames

5. Naked City (1958–1963)
Episode: New York to L.A. (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.7
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Det. Flint and Lt. Busti head to Los Angeles to extradite two sociopath brothers to face robbery and murder charges back in New York.

Writer: Howard Rodman | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Nancy Malone, Harry Bellaver

6. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Dispossessed (1963)

60 min | Western

8.7
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Slim and Jess meet an unfriendly family on their way to the Belden ranch to buy horses. At the Belden ranch they find the barn on fire from an apparent Indian attack. When Jess mentions the family, the Beldens think they are Comancheros.

Writer: Buckley Angell | Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

7. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" hosted by the master of suspense and mystery.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

8. Hotel de Paree (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

8.6
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Sundance, a reformed gunslinger just released from prison, drifts into the town of Georgetown, CO. A tangle with the town villain ends up with Sundance being forced to shoot him, resulting ... See full summary »

Stars: Earl Holliman, Jeanette Nolan, Strother Martin, Judi Meredith

9. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Trappers (1962)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.6
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A trapper leaves his friend dying alone in order to save his own life, only later to stumble across that friend in Dodge, very much alive and wanting him dead.

Writer: John Dunkel | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Strother Martin

10. Route 66 (1960–1964)
Episode: You Can't Pick Cotton in Tahiti (1963)

50 min | Adventure

8.6
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Tod, in Chisholm, Tennessee working at a cotton gin, meets another "Yankee". He is a nomadic Hollywood song writer who has stopped in town looking for new material. The outsider is not ... See full summary »

Creators: Herbert B. Leonard, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Richard Basehart, Jena Engstrom

11. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)

Approved | 25 min | Western

8.5
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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire.

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Stars: Richard Boone, Kam Tong, Hal Needham, Stewart East

12. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

13. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.5
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A daily anthology show, featuring orginal material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill, Peggy McCay

14. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Wayward Wife (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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While walking down the street, Korean war veteran Arthur Poe is shocked to see a book about the war displayed written by Ben Sutton who was with him in the war. The book is a bestseller but is actually based on a diary Poe kept in the war.

Writers: Erle Stanley Gardner, William O'Farrell | Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

15. Naked City (1958–1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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The cases of the NYPD's 65th Precinct.

Stars: Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke, Nancy Malone

16. Navy Log (1955–1958)

30 min | History, War

8.4
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Creator: Samuel Gallu | Stars: Robert Carson, Robert Shayne, George Conrad, John Close

17. Two Faces West (1960– )

30 min | Western

8.4
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Marshal Ben January and his twin brother, Dr. Rick January (both played by Charles Bateman) fight to establish law and order in the wild frontier town of Gunnison in the 1860s.

Stars: Charles Bateman, Francis De Sales, Joyce Meadows, Paul Comi

18. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: The Gentleman's Gentleman (1961)

Not Rated | 50 min | Western

8.4
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When his Lord dies after being rescued by Favor, a valet assumes the same role for Favor creating havoc on the drive. The buffalo hunter who shot the Lord is creating problems for Favor and the herd. The valet may be the key to the issues.

Writer: Robert Lees | Director: Sobey Martin | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Sheb Wooley, Paul Brinegar

19. The Lineup (1954–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Based on actual cases from the San Francisco Police files, Lt. Guthrie and Inspector Grebb work as a team to track down criminals. In the last season Inspectors Delaney and Summers are ... See full summary »

Stars: Warner Anderson, Tom Tully, Marshall Reed, Ruta Lee

20. Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (1955–1958)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Jane Wyman, Paul Bryar, Simon Scott, Edith Evanson

21. 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.

Creator: Erle Stanley Gardner | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

22. The Proper Time (1962)

75 min | Drama

8.2
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A college boy with a speech impediment learns the hard way about love and heartbreak in this low-budget drama.

Writer: Tom Laughlin | Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Nyra Monsour, Norma Quine, Richard Shannon

23. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: Men of Defiance (1960)

60 min | Western

8.2
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Jess is riding as deputy with a marshal chasing a gang to a private fort on the Santa Fe trail in the desert of New Mexico. The outlaw gang takes one of the men from the fort as hostage wanting the marshal and the wounded Jess in return.

Writer: John C. Champion | Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Don Megowan, Edgar Buchanan, Bing Russell, Robert Fuller

24. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
Episode: Shadow of a Dead Man (1958)

30 min | Western

8.2
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Logan Wheeler tries to bring Raney Benson in for a bank robbery in which Wheeler's father lost all his savings. But the tables are turned, in more ways than one, when Logan is bitten by a ... See full summary »

Creator: Luke Short | Director: Robert Gordon | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Carl Benton Reid, Whitney Blake, DeForest Kelley

25. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Misguided Missile (1961)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Major Jerry Reynolds who supervises missile development is looking to leave the Air Force. Due to launch failures, the Air Force sends in someone to investigate that has a grudge against Reynolds. When he is murdered, Jerry is charged.

Writers: Erle Stanley Gardner, Sol Stein, Glenn P. Wolfe | Director: John Peyser | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

26. Rawhide (1959–1965)

50 min | Western

8.1
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Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

27. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »

Stars: Poncie Ponce, Connie Stevens, Douglas Mossman, Robert Conrad

28. Broken Arrow (1956–1960)

30 min | Western

8.1
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Indian Agent Tom Jeffords makes friends with Chief Cochise, becoming a blood brother of the Apache. Together they fight white schemers and renegade Indians.

Stars: John Lupton, Michael Ansara, Steven Ritch, Steve Conte

29. Black Saddle (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

8.1
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After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.

Creators: Hal Hudson, John McGreevey | Stars: Peter Breck, Russell Johnson, Anna-Lisa, Keenan Wynn

30. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.0
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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

31. 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

32. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Pass (1959)

60 min | Western

8.0
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When the Sioux and Cheyenne go on the warpath, they are forced to shutdown the relay station and leave. Jess is a scout for Custer while Slim is scout for a troop sent with supplies and dynamite to block a pass but their contact is dead.

Writers: Lee Erwin, Donn Mullally | Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Hoagy Carmichael, Robert Crawford Jr., Robert Fuller

33. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

60 min | Western

7.9
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Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work.

Creators: Frank Gruber, James Brooks, Gene Reynolds | Stars: Dale Robertson, William Demarest, Kit Carson, Lory Patrick

34. Follow the Sun (1961–1962)

60 min | Adventure

7.9
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The show follows the adventures of two free-lance magazine writers based in Hawaii.

Stars: Barry Coe, Brett Halsey, Jay Lanin, Gary Lockwood

35. Steve Canyon (1958–1960)

30 min | Adventure

7.9
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Air Force pilot Steve Canyon, the commander of Big Thunder Air Force Base, travels from base to base as an all around trouble shooter, when he's not dealing with the the personal and military problems of his own everyday life.

Stars: Dean Fredericks, Jackson Beck, Paul Frees, Jerry Paris

36. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident of the 13th Man (1959)

Not Rated | 60 min | Western

7.9
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Wishbone, in desperate need of a dentist, finds one in Blanton. Along with Rowdy they both encounter two problems: the doctor is on trial for murder and both of them have been picked to be on the jury. The verdict is the final surprise.

Writers: Endre Bohem, Fred Freiberger | Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Edward Platt, Paul Fix

37. Laramie (1959–1963)

60 min | Western

7.8
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It is the 1870s in Wyoming Territory. Slim Sherman and his 14-year-old brother Andy try to hang on to their ranch after their father is shot by a land grabber. They augment their slight ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Fuller, John Smith, Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes

38. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Edd Byrnes, Roger Smith, Jacqueline Beer

39. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

40. Alcoa Theatre (1957–1960)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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When The Alcoa Hour dramatic anthology series moved from Sunday night to Monday, both the name and the format were changed. Instead of having a completely different cast for each episode, ... See full summary »

Stars: David Niven, Jack Lemmon, Robert Ryan, Jack Carson

41. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: Alaska (1959)

Not Rated | 25 min | Western

7.8
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Paladin receives an urgent letter from a man he plays chess with through the mail. When he arrives he sees his friend being beaten by two men who dispute his claim and don't want to share ... See full summary »

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Richard Boone, Karl Swenson, Richard Shannon, Elizabeth York

42. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: Bitter Wine (1958)

Not Rated | 26 min | Western

7.8
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It's a small-scale Irish/Italian war when Paladin attempts to make peace between an oilman and a vintner.

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Richard Boone, Eduardo Ciannelli, Rita Lynn, Richard Shannon

43. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: Sweet Lady of the Moon (1963)

Approved | 30 min | Western

7.8
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Carl Soddenberg committed a heinous, murderous act. When a doctor feels he should be freed because he was mentally imbalanced at the time and now is cured, Paladin is hired to get him to an... See full summary »

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Director: Richard Boone | Stars: Richard Boone, Crahan Denton, Richard Shannon, Harry Carey Jr.

44. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.7
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The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

Stars: James Drury, Doug McClure, Lee J. Cobb, Sara Lane

45. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)

25 min | Western

7.7
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Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, CA. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product mined in Death Valley.

Stars: Stanley Andrews, Robert Taylor, Ronald Reagan, Dale Robertson

46. Route 66 (1960–1964)

60 min | Adventure

7.7
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The adventures of two young drifters across America on Highway Route 66.

Creators: Stirling Silliphant, Herbert B. Leonard | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett, James Brown

47. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)

25 min | Western

7.7
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An anthology based (earlier moreso than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Powell was often the star as well as the host.

Creators: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace | Stars: Dick Powell, Walter Sande, Denver Pyle, Bill Erwin

48. The Man from Blackhawk (1959–1960)

30 min | Western

7.7
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The adventures of an insurance investigator for the Blackhawk Insurance Co. in the Old West.

Stars: Robert Rockwell, Bethel Leslie, Jean Willes, Walter Burke

49. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: Alice (1962)

Approved | 30 min | Western

7.7
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A daughter hires Paladin to help her look for an old friend of his - her mother. She wants to know more about her past and especially her nickname but he won't discuss it until they arrive in Codyville, Arizona; where she was last seen.

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Richard Boone, Jena Engstrom, Richard Shannon, Perry Cook

50. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: The Ballad of Oscar Wilde (1958)

Not Rated | 26 min | Western

7.7
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When the noted British humorist plans an appearance in San Francisco, Paladin must extricate Oscar Wilde from the unpleasant predicament of being held for ransom.

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: Richard Boone, John O'Malley, Richard Shannon, Jack Hogan

51. White Christmas (1954)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

Writers: Norman Krasna, Norman Panama, Melvin Frank | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen

52. The Thin Man (1957–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.6
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Nick Charles, an ex-private detective, marries Nora and lives in a luxurious Park Avenue apartment in New York City. Nick's former underworld friends still hang around and get him involved ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Lawford, Phyllis Kirk, Asta, Jack Albertson

53. Shotgun Slade (1959–1961)

30 min | Western

7.6
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A late entry in the TV Westerns boom of the late 50s. Shotgun Slade unlike other show hero wasn't a marshal, sheriff or gunfighter for hire, but Slade was a private detective, hired to ... See full summary »

Creator: Frank Gruber | Stars: Scott Brady, Frank Ferguson, Monica Lewis, Andy Clyde

54. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: The Moor's Revenge (1958)

Not Rated | 26 min | Western

7.5
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Shakespeare is brought, against Paladin's advice, to the hamlet of San Diego.

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Richard Boone, Vincent Price, Patricia Morison, Morey Amsterdam

55. The Tin Star (1957)

Approved | 93 min | Western

7.4
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A cynical former sheriff turned bounty hunter helps a young, recently appointed acting sheriff with his advice, his experience and his gun.

Writers: Joel Kane, Dudley Nichols, Barney Slater | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Betsy Palmer, Michel Ray

56. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Hosted by famous dancer/actor Fred Astaire, this series presented a new drama with each week's episode. Unlike some of the earlier drama series, which tended either toward classics or ... See full summary »

Stars: Fred Astaire, Keir Dullea, Paul Comi, Joan Staley

57. Code 3 (1957– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Stars: Richard Travis, Eugene W. Biscailuz, Fredd Wayne, Christopher Dark

58. Desert Hell (1958)

82 min | Adventure, War

7.3
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French Foreign Legion Captain Edwards, is returning to his post with his desert patrol that is ambushed by an Arab tribe, with Edwards and his sergeant, Benet, the only survivors. Edwards ... See full summary »

Writers: Endre Bohem, Charles Marquis Warren | Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: Brian Keith, Barbara Hale, Richard Denning, Johnny Desmond

59. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: A Knight to Remember (1961)

Approved | 30 min | Western

7.3
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Paladin receives a telegram from the heirs to the Caloca fortune requesting he come and help retrieve their father before he is injured or worse, killed. What he hasn't been told is the son... See full summary »

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Richard Boone, Hans Conried, Dolores Donlon, Robert Carricart

60. The Deputy (1959–1961)

30 min | Western

7.2
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The Deputy is Clay McCord, a storekeeper in 1880's Silver City, Arizona Territories, who is an expert shot, but refuses to use his gun because he believes they are the major cause of ... See full summary »

Creators: Roland Kibbee, Norman Lear | Stars: Henry Fonda, Allen Case, Read Morgan, Wallace Ford

61. Goodyear Theatre (1957–1960)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: Robert Ryan, David Niven, Jane Powell, Peter Leeds

62. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: Ride the Nightmare (1962)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A perfect couple's content suburban world is interrupted by a telephone threat ("I'm going to kill you") against the cocksure husband. His past misdeeds unravel his new life, terrifying his unknowing wife.

Writer: Richard Matheson | Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hugh O'Brian, Gena Rowlands, John Anderson

63. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Big Day, Great Day (1962)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.1
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The Fourth of July finds Judge Garth, Steve and Trampas in Casper, Wyoming to pick up a bed for Betsy. The Judge meets a friend wrestling in a title match and Steve becomes infatuated with a girl. Intrigue follows.

Writers: Charles Larson, Owen Wister | Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Gary Clarke, James Drury

64. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident of the Golden Calf (1959)

Not Rated | 51 min | Western

7.1
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Gil hires on an unusual drover - a preacher run off by his gold-crazed parishioners. Gil's steer-men constantly try to wheedle the location of the gold-strike from Brother Bent, whose ... See full summary »

Writer: Endre Bohem | Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Macdonald Carey, Sheb Wooley

65. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
Episode: The Bounty (1957)

30 min | Western

7.1
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A man claims to have killed an outlaw who was wanted dead or alive. When he demands the reward Wells Fargo offered, Jim Hardie was ordered to Canada to identify the body since he was the ... See full summary »

Writer: George F. Slavin | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Dale Robertson, Gerald Milton, Jean Howell, Anthony George

66. Houdini (1953)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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The spectacular but tragically short career of magician and illusionist Harry Houdini whose tricks defied explanation and safety.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Harold Kellock | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Torin Thatcher, Angela Clarke

67. The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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Set during the Korean War, a Navy fighter pilot must come to terms with with his own ambivalence towards the war and the fear of having to bomb a set of highly defended bridges. The ending of this grim war drama is all tension.

Writers: Valentine Davies, James A. Michener | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney

68. The Seven Little Foys (1955)

Approved | 93 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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After the young wife of vaudevillian Eddie Foy passes away, he incorporates their seven children into the act and takes it on the road.

Writers: Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose | Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Bob Hope, Milly Vitale, George Tobias, Angela Clarke

69. Forever Female (1953)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy

6.8
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An aging actress refuses to admit she is too old to play the ingénue role anymore.

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, J.M. Barrie | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Ginger Rogers, William Holden, Paul Douglas, James Gleason

70. The Trap (1959)

84 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Lawyer Ralph Anderson arrives in Tula, an amazingly remote town in the desert, as reluctant emissary of mob chief Victor Massonetti, who wants the airstrip clear for his unofficial exit ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Alan Simmons, Norman Panama | Director: Norman Panama | Stars: Richard Widmark, Lee J. Cobb, Tina Louise, Earl Holliman

71. Beau James (1957)

105 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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Biopic of the political career of Jimmy Walker, flamboyant and somewhat corrupt Mayor of New York City from 1926-1932.

Writers: Gene Fowler, Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson | Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Bob Hope, Vera Miles, Paul Douglas, Alexis Smith

72. Artists and Models (1955)

Unrated | 109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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Rick Todd uses the dreams of his roommate Eugene as the basis for a successful comic book.

Writers: Herbert Baker, Michael Davidson, Hal Kanter, Norman Lessing, Don McGuire, Frank Tashlin | Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Shirley MacLaine, Dorothy Malone

73. Trooper Hook (1957)

81 min | Western

6.7
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When Apache chief Nanchez is captured by the cavalry, his white squaw and infant son are returned to civilization by Sergeant Hook, but Nanchez escapes custody and attempts to re-claim his son.

Writers: Jack Schaefer, David Victor, Martin Berkeley, Herbert Little Jr. | Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: Joel McCrea, Barbara Stanwyck, Earl Holliman, Edward Andrews

74. Route 66 (1960–1964)
Episode: Layout at Glen Canyon (1960)

52 min | Adventure

6.7
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Tod and Buz, working as laborers near Page, Arizona on a dam project, are reassigned by the Project Manager to run interference for a group of fashion models shooting pictures at the site. ... See full summary »

Creators: Herbert B. Leonard, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Charles McGraw, Bethel Leslie

75. Don't Give Up the Ship (1959)

89 min | Comedy

6.6
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John Paul Steckler was the Junior Officer aboard a destroyer when WWII ended. He gets stuck with the job of sailing the ship to the states to be decommissioned. Now years latter, no one ... See full summary »

Writers: Herbert Baker, Edmund Beloin, Henry Garson, Ellis Kadison | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dina Merrill, Diana Spencer, Mickey Shaughnessy

76. The Girls of Pleasure Island (1953)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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In the spring of 1945, World War II is coming to a close. Roger Halyard, a dignified, strait-laced Englishmen, lives on a South Sea atoll with his three daughters, Gloria, Hester and Violet... See full summary »

Writers: F. Hugh Herbert, William Maier | Directors: Alvin Ganzer, F. Hugh Herbert | Stars: Leo Genn, Don Taylor, Gene Barry, Elsa Lanchester

77. That Certain Feeling (1956)

103 min | Comedy

6.6
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When Larry Larkin's comic strip needs some freshening up, he calls in ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. Things get complicated when Francis rekindles his love for ... See full summary »

Writers: William Altman, Eleanor Brooke, I.A.L. Diamond, Melvin Frank, Jean Kerr, Norman Panama | Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Stars: Bob Hope, Eva Marie Saint, George Sanders, Pearl Bailey

78. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
Episode: Fugitive (1957)

30 min | Western

6.6
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A woman finds an injured fugitive in her barn. She soon finds that he has information about her husband who is overdue coming home from the war.

Writers: Frederick Louis Fox, Aaron Spelling | Director: John English | Stars: Eddie Albert, Celeste Holm, Peter J. Votrian, Richard Shannon

79. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
Episode: The Ledge (1960)

Not Rated | 26 min | Western

6.6
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Paladin rides upon a group of men heading to Mercerville. When they see a stranger on the cliff side swept away by an avalanche, it's soon revealed why each of them has their reasons why ... See full summary »

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Richard Boone, John Hoyt, Richard Shannon, Don Beddoe

80. The Jayhawkers! (1959)

Approved | 100 min | Romance, Western

6.5
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Before the U.S. Civil War rebel leader Luke Darcy sees himself as leader of a new independent Republic of Kansas but the military governor sends an ex-raider to capture Darcy.

Writers: A.I. Bezzerides, Frank Fenton, Melvin Frank, Joseph Petracca | Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Fess Parker, Nicole Maurey, Henry Silva

81. The Deputy (1959–1961)
Episode: The Return of Widow Brown (1961)

30 min | Western

6.5
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A woman whose outlaw husband, Lem Brown, was lynched outside their home returns to Silver City after an eight year absence. She accuses the townspeople of hanging her husband, while the ... See full summary »

Creators: Roland Kibbee, Norman Lear | Director: Otto Lang | Stars: Henry Fonda, Allen Case, Read Morgan, Richard Shannon

82. Strategic Air Command (1955)

Approved | 112 min | Action, Drama, War

6.4
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An ex-pilot and current baseballer is recalled into the U.S. Air Force and assumes an increasingly important role in Cold War deterrence.

Writers: Valentine Davies, Beirne Lay Jr. | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Lovejoy, Barry Sullivan

83. The Thin Man (1957–1959)
Episode: The Mystery of the Missing Murders (1958)

30 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.4
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Nick swears there was a dead body in the Charles's apartment but when the police arrive the corpse has disappeared.

Writers: Devery Freeman, Dashiell Hammett | Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Peter Lawford, Phyllis Kirk, Asta, Harry Ellerbe

84. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
Episode: Trail to Nowhere (1958)

30 min | Western

6.3
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There is drought in the land and only one rancher has water and he will not share. He is killed and the prime suspect heads for Mexico. The sheriff won't follow but the man's wife will.

Writer: Aaron Spelling | Director: William D. Faralla | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, David Janssen, Richard Shannon, Stephen Chase

85. Arrowhead (1953)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.2
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Chief of Scouts Ed Bannon works for the US Army at Fort Clark, Texas and he dreams of aiding in bringing peace to the region, despite opposition from both the Army and the Apaches.

Writers: Charles Marquis Warren, W.R. Burnett | Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jack Palance, Katy Jurado, Brian Keith

86. The Proud and Profane (1956)

111 min | Drama, War

6.2
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In the Pacific during WWII, a Roman Catholic widow falls for a tough lieutenant colonel.

Writers: Lucy Herndon Crockett, George Seaton | Director: George Seaton | Stars: William Holden, Deborah Kerr, Thelma Ritter, Dewey Martin

87. Alaska Seas (1954)

Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Adventure

6.2
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The owner of a salmon cannery in Alaska hires a man who had formerly been his partner, and comes to regret it.

Writers: Barrett Willoughby, Walter Doniger, Daniel Mainwaring | Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Robert Ryan, Jan Sterling, Brian Keith, Gene Barry

88. Cattle Empire (1958)

Approved | 83 min | Western

6.1
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After serving a five year prison sentence for allowing his men to destroy a town in a drunken spree, a trail boss is hired by the same town's leading citizen to drive their cattle to Fort ... See full summary »

Writers: Endre Bohem, Eric Norden, Daniel B. Ullman | Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: Joel McCrea, Gloria Talbott, Don Haggerty, Phyllis Coates

89. Heller in Pink Tights (1960)

Approved | 100 min | Western

6.1
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Story of theatrical troupe that travels through the Old West.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Walter Bernstein, Louis L'Amour | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Margaret O'Brien, Steve Forrest

90. Pony Express (1953)

Approved | 101 min | History, Western

5.9
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Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickock work to establish the Pony Express and fight Indians and California Separatists who seek to destroy it.

Writers: Charles Marquis Warren, Frank Gruber | Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Charlton Heston, Rhonda Fleming, Jan Sterling, Forrest Tucker

91. Conquest of Space (1955)

Approved | 81 min | Sci-Fi

5.8
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An American-led team of International astronauts leave their space station on the first mission to Mars, but the captain's religious beliefs may get in the way.

Writers: Chesley Bonestell, Willy Ley, Philip Yordan, Barré Lyndon, George Worthing Yates, James O'Hanlon | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Walter Brooke, Eric Fleming, Mickey Shaughnessy, Phil Foster

92. Ride Out for Revenge (1957)

Approved | 78 min | Western

5.8
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When an Indian chief is murdered in a hateful town, a sympathizing ex marshal tries to stop the Indians from attacking for revenge.

Writers: Burt Arthur, Norman Retchin | Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Gloria Grahame, Lloyd Bridges, Joanne Gilbert

93. Spring Reunion (1957)

79 min | Drama

5.8
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The Class of '41 at Carson High School is holding it's 15th Reunion. "Boy Most Likely To Succeed" Fred Davis is in town to sell his house before taking a job in San Francisco; he's been ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Alan Aurthur, Elick Moll, Robert Pirosh | Director: Robert Pirosh | Stars: Dana Andrews, Betty Hutton, Jean Hagen, Robert F. Simon

94. Kiss Them for Me (1957)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Three decorated Navy pilots finagle a four day leave in San Francisco. They procure a posh suite at the hotel and Commander Crewson, a master of procurement, arranges to populate it with ... See full summary »

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Luther Davis, Frederic Wakeman | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield, Leif Erickson, Suzy Parker

95. The Deputy (1959–1961)
Episode: The Wild Wind (1959)

30 min | Western

5.7
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Clay tries to help three young men who have fallen in with a gang of murderous rustlers.

Creators: Roland Kibbee, Norman Lear | Director: David Butler | Stars: Henry Fonda, Allen Case, Wallace Ford, Betty Lou Keim

96. The Vanquished (1953)

Approved | 84 min | Western

5.6
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A Southern States official returns home after the Civil War and has to see that in his village the law is in the hands of a few scrupoulos people.

Writers: Karl Brown, Lewis R. Foster, Winston Miller, Frank L. Moss | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Payne, Jan Sterling, Coleen Gray, Lyle Bettger

97. The Vagabond King (1956)

Approved | 86 min | Musical, Romance

5.6
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Louis XI of France drafts Paris's popular "king" of criminals as Provost Marshal in his fight against usurper Charles of Burgundy and the traitorous nobles who rally around him.

Writers: Ken Englund, Brian Hooker, Noel Langley, Justin Huntly McCarthy, William H. Post | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Oreste Kirkop, Rita Moreno, Cedric Hardwicke

98. The Leather Saint (1956)

86 min | Drama

5.5
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Episcopalian minister Gil Allen keeps up his college days interest in boxing by working out at a gym run by his friend, Tom Kelley. Gil declines when fight manager Gus McAuliffe offers to ... See full summary »

Writers: Alvin Ganzer, Norman Retchin | Director: Alvin Ganzer | Stars: Paul Douglas, John Derek, Jody Lawrance, Cesar Romero

99. Flight to Tangier (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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At the Tangier airport, a group of people await the arrival of a mysterious plane from behind the Iron Curtain. The reception committee includes Susan, an American; Gil Walker, a ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Marquis Warren | Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Jack Palance, Corinne Calvet, Robert Douglas

100. Ride a Violent Mile (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Action, Adventure, War

5.1
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Cowhand Jeff Donner meets Susan Crowley, a spy for the Union in the Civil War, and gets dragged into her espionage ring that is out to foil the South's attempts to break the blockade ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Marquis Warren, Eric Norden | Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: John Agar, Penny Edwards, John Pickard, Bing Russell