Earliest Titles With Susan O'Connell


1. Skeleton Woman (2000)

80 min | Drama

8.6
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Writer: Vivi Letsou | Director: Vivi Letsou | Stars: Serena Scott Thomas, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Tony Denison, Ria Pavia

2. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Isaac Stern: Life's Virtuoso (2000)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Writers: Karen Gilmour, Karen Thomas | Director: Karen Thomas | Stars: Sarah Chang, Jimmy Connors, Henry Kissinger, Yo-Yo Ma

3. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Robert Rauschenberg: Inventive Genius (1999)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

5.8
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Writer: Karen Thomas | Director: Karen Thomas | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Robert Rauschenberg

4. Steal America (1992)

82 min | Comedy, Romance

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Writers: Lucy Phillips, Glen Scantlebury | Director: Lucy Phillips | Stars: Clara Bellino, Christopher Fisher, Kevin Haley, Charlie Homo

5. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates.

Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

6. Massive Retaliation (1984)

90 min | Drama, War

5.1
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Three families that are best friends head to their secret retreat when WW3 seems to be nearing. The adults arrive at the retreat and must endure the stress to come while the children are ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Beban, Larry Wittnebert | Director: Thomas A. Cohen | Stars: Tom Bower, Karlene Crockett, Peter Donat, Marilyn Hassett

7. Tell Me a Riddle (1980)

PG | 90 min | Drama

6.7
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Touching story of elderly couple David and Eva who go on one last journey across the USA when they discover Eva is dying, ending up with their granddaughter Jeannie in San Francisco.

Writers: Joyce Eliason, Alev Lytle, Tillie Olsen | Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Lila Kedrova, Brooke Adams, Dolores Dorn

8. Cardiac Arrest (1980)

PG | 85 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

4.6
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The "Missing Heart Murders" are plaguing San Francisco - dead bodies that turn up with their hears surgically removed! So a weak-stomached homicide cop looks into the possibilities of a ... See full summary »

Writer: Murray Mintz | Director: Murray Mintz | Stars: Garry Goodrow, Michael Paul Chan, Max Gail, Susan O'Connell

9. Forever (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Writers: Judy Blume, AJ Carothers | Director: John Korty | Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Dean Butler, John Friedrich, Beth Raines

10. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
Episode: It Isn't Easy Being a Teenage Millionaire (1978)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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14-year-old wins the lottery and thinks all her problems are over. But she quickly learns that her real problems are just beginning.

Writer: Jim Inman | Director: Richard C. Bennett | Stars: Victoria Paige Meyerink, Karen Hurley, Bob Hastings, Lauri Hendler

11. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)
Episode: A Good Cop... But (1977)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A drug kingpin guns down a cop. To ensure a conviction, a narcotics officer who witnessed the murder will have to reveal in court a closely guarded personal secret that could cost him friendships and his standing in the department.

Creator: Edward Hume | Director: Harry Falk | Stars: Karl Malden, Richard Hatch, Barry Primus, Mills Watson

12. Emergency! (1972–1979)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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The crew of Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Station 51, particularly the paramedic team, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their operating area.

Creators: Harold Jack Bloom, Robert A. Cinader | Stars: Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, Julie London, Bobby Troup

13. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A veteran cop with more than 20 years of experience is teamed with a young Inspector to solve crimes in San Francisco.

Creator: Edward Hume | Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Reuben Collins, Richard Hatch

14. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.

Creator: Guy Fraumeni | Stars: Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham, Mara Hobel, Alexa Kenin

15. Emergency! (1972–1979)
Episode: Mascot (1972)

51 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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A lady who was injured in her car accident is worried about her dog, yet John makes an agreement with Dixie, to take care of the dog, which complicates his life. At the hospital, Doctors ... See full summary »

Creators: Harold Jack Bloom, Robert A. Cinader | Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Robert Fuller, Julie London, Bobby Troup, Randolph Mantooth

16. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)
Episode: The Natural (1971)

60 min | Drama, Crime

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A New York-based gambling syndicate has its hooks deep into a mens college basketball team from Jefferson City, Kentucky. One of the team's players is injured when the team doesn't win ... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Jolley, Ed Waters | Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, William Reynolds, Anthony Costello

17. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A hobo accidentally stumbles onto a water spring, and creates a profitable way station in the middle of the desert.

Writers: John Crawford, Edmund Penney | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner, Strother Martin

18. The Interns (1970–1971)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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The story concerns Doctor Peter Goldstone and five interns at the New North Hospital. The five interns consist of a black, a woman, a young married male and two swingers.

Creator: William Blinn | Stars: Stephen Brooks, Christopher Stone, Hal Frederick, Elaine Giftos

19. The Interns (1970–1971)
Episode: The Price of Life (1970)

60 min | Drama

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Creator: William Blinn | Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Stephen Brooks, Christopher Stone, Hal Frederick, Elaine Giftos

20. The Outsider (1968–1969)
Episode: A Lot of Muscle (1969)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Darren McGavin, James Gregory, Lawrence Hauben, Lloyd Kino

21. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Episode: Drop Out (1969)

30 min | Western

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George Parker is unwilling to follow the rules of either his father or his church in 1880's Utah. His friend Michael encourages his rebellious ways and suggests he even change his name. ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Lord, Bert A. Sandborgh | Director: Stephen Lord | Stars: Michael Margotta, Susan O'Connell, William Zucker, Russ Conway

22. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)
Episode: Up Tight (1969)

Not Rated | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Dan Williams is unable to prevent a young woman high on drugs (referred to as speed but which have the properties of LSD) from jumping off a cliff to her death. The incident puts Five-O on ... See full summary »

Creator: Leonard Freeman | Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Zulu, Kam Fong

23. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Up, Down and Even (1969)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Eve's teenage niece faces reform school after her second arrest for possession of illegal drugs. As Ironside tries to find the source of supply, the girl escapes from Eve's home and disappears.

Creator: Collier Young | Director: Don Weis | Stars: Raymond Burr, Alfred Ryder, Don Galloway, Barbara Anderson

24. Lancer (1968–1970)
Episode: Warburton's Edge (1969)

60 min | Western

9.6
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Trying to avoid violence, Johnny ends up on the wrong side of a range war against Murdoch and the other ranchers of the valley.

Creator: Samuel A. Peeples | Director: Don Medford | Stars: James Stacy, Wayne Maunder, Andrew Duggan, Elizabeth Baur

25. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett.

Creator: Leonard Freeman | Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong, Herman Wedemeyer

26. Lancer (1968–1970)

60 min | Western

7.4
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"Bonanza" clone about the Lancer family and its ranch.

Creator: Samuel A. Peeples | Stars: James Stacy, Wayne Maunder, Andrew Duggan, Elizabeth Baur

27. The Outsider (1968–1969)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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David Ross is a orphaned, ex-con, loner living in a world that loaths and makes a living as a private investgator in Los Angeles to tackle his financial problems and other people's problems as well.

Stars: Darren McGavin, James Edwards, Bill Quinn, Paul Hahn

28. The Big Valley (1965–1969)
Episode: Hunter's Moon (1968)

60 min | Western

7.7
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A fanatically jealous rancher imprisons Nick and two other men. He believes one of them is his wife's lover. If no one confesses, they will all die.

Creators: A.I. Bezzerides, Louis F. Edelman | Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans

29. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Trip to Hashbury (1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A teenage runaway claims Ed assaulted her while trying to remove her from a house full of hippies. Ironside investigates the possibility that someone else attacked the girl before Ed arrived.

Creator: Collier Young | Director: Anton Leader | Stars: Raymond Burr, William Windom, Cliff Osmond, Monica Lewis

30. Ironside (1967–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside battles the bad guys on the streets of San Francisco.

Creator: Collier Young | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Barbara Anderson

31. The Big Valley (1965–1969)

60 min | Western

7.8
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The Wild West adventures of the residents and staff of Barkley Ranch in California's San Joaquin Valley.

Creators: A.I. Bezzerides, Louis F. Edelman | Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans

32. The F.B.I. (1965–1974)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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The cases of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, Marvin Miller, William Reynolds

33. 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