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1. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)

25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.4
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In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »

Stars: Truman Bradley, Marshall Thompson, Michael Fox, Peter Hansen

Votes: 259

2. Coronado 9 (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Crime

8.4
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A former Naval intelligence officer works as a private detective in San Diego, California.

Stars: Rod Cameron, Vaughn Taylor, Sue Ane Langdon, Walter Reed

Votes: 41

3. Coronado 9 (1960– )
Episode: Blonde Herring (1961)

TV-PG | 30 min | Crime

8.4
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Two women find themselves competing against each other in espionage, and also in catching the eye of Adams.

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Rod Cameron, Sue Ane Langdon, Carol Ohmart, Harry Lauter

Votes: 5

4. The Rough Riders (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

8.3
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After the Civil War, two former Union soldiers and an ex-Confederate team up to travel the West.

Stars: Kent Taylor, Jan Merlin, Peter Whitney, Bill Catching

Votes: 51

5. Tombstone Territory (1957– )

30 min | Western

8.2
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Tough Sheriff Clay Hollister keeps the law in Tombstone, Arizona with the support of his faithful Deputies and the Editor of the local newspaper.

Stars: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham, Quintin Sondergaard, Bill Catching

Votes: 144

6. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.2
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Herbert Philbrick was a young professional and pacifist in 1939 Boston. He joined an anti-war group and quickly found himself caught up in the secret world of underground communist activity... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Carlson, John Zaremba, Virginia Stefan, Ed Hinton

Votes: 102

7. Your Favorite Story (1953– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Stars: Adolphe Menjou, John Hamilton, Gertrude Michael, Bruce Payne

Votes: 13

8. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Plant Robbery (1956)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Three thieves use a counterfeit armored car and stolen uniforms to steal $29,000 from a supermarket. The leader of the group becomes increasingly unpredictable and prone to violence as Dan Mathews and his men close in.

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Steven Ritch, Mercedes Shirley, Paul Gary

Votes: 23

9. Lock Up (1959–1961)
Episode: Stakeout (1959)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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Robert Arnold, an ex-con who's "gone straight," is at the scene of a drug store hold-up by a former cell-mate that leaves one cop dead. To clear Arnold's name, Maris goes in search of the ... See full summary »

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Macdonald Carey, John Doucette, Peter Dane, Charles Davis

Votes: 5

10. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Temptation (1957)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A construction foreman steals $12,000 from his employer's open safe, then attempts to frame a subcontractor for the crime.

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Charles Maxwell, Brett Halsey, John Parrish

Votes: 26

11. In a Lonely Place (1950)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy, Carl Benton Reid

Votes: 20,740

12. Lock Up (1959–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Cases taken from the files and case histories of renowned Philadelphia defense attorney Herbert L. Maris.

Stars: Macdonald Carey, John Doucette, Joan Granville, Olive Carey

Votes: 61

13. Harbormaster (1957–1958)

30 min | Adventure

8.0
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Stories of a New England crime chaser in a sailboat.

Stars: Barry Sullivan, Paul Burke, Mike Keene, Evan Elliott

Votes: 21

14. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.

Stars: Broderick Crawford, Art Gilmore, William Boyett, Vance Skarstedt

Votes: 709

15. The Tall Man (1960–1962)

30 min | Western

7.9
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Fictionalized stories about Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid set in New Mexico in the 1870s.

Stars: Barry Sullivan, Clu Gulager, Walter Lawrence, Mark Tapscott

Votes: 122

16. West Point (1956–1957)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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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: 74

17. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: The Human Equation (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Researchers studying new antibiotics are finding themselves accused of uncharacteristic behaviors, which they can't recall. Could the ergot-derived compound be affecting their brains?

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, Macdonald Carey, Jean Byron, Peter Adams

Votes: 18

18. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: A Visit from Dr. Pliny (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Quirky strangers appear at the research institute. They have curious ideas, and unexplained knowledge. Local researchers aren't sure if they are legitimate or if they are dangerous nuts. What will happen if they are allowed into the lab?

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, Edmund Gwenn, William Schallert, Juney Ellis

Votes: 20

19. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: The Negative Man (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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After an accident in a laboratory, an electrician develops superior intelligence and super-human sensory powers.

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, Dane Clark, Beverly Garland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer

Votes: 19

20. Five Graves to Cairo (1943)

Approved | 96 min | Thriller, War

7.4
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During World War II, an undercover British soldier tries get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in five excavations across Egypt.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff, Erich von Stroheim

Votes: 4,205

21. Target (1958– )

30 min | Drama

7.4
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This anthology program featured shows about horror and suspense.

Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Troy Melton, Charles Davis, Frank Warren

Votes: 12

22. It Happened Tomorrow (1944)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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A young turn-of-the-century newspaper man finds he can get hold of the next day's paper. This brings more problems than fortune, especially as his new girlfriend is part of a phony clairvoyant act.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Dick Powell, Linda Darnell, Jack Oakie, Edgar Kennedy

Votes: 1,575

23. Dr. Christian (1956– )

30 min | Drama

7.1
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Based on several films released between 1939 and 1941 starring Jean Hersholt as Dr. Paul Christian, this series picks up with his retirement and as he turns his practice over to his nephew, Dr. Mark Christian.

Stars: Macdonald Carey, Jan Shepard, Jack Hogan, Ed Kemmer

Votes: 14

24. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Breath of a Child (1958)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Dan Mathews and Sergeant Williams race to find a sailor who was exposed to spinal meningitis while saving the life of an infant.

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Broderick Crawford, William Boyett, Brett Halsey, Anne Anderson

Votes: 11

25. Lured (1947)

Approved | 102 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.0
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A serial killer in London is murdering young women he meets through the personal columns of newspapers. He announces each of his murders to the police by sending them a cryptic poem. After ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: George Sanders, Lucille Ball, Charles Coburn, Boris Karloff

Votes: 2,185

26. Knock on Any Door (1949)

Approved | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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An attorney defends a hoodlum of murder, using the oppressiveness of the slums to appeal to the court.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, John Derek, George Macready, Allene Roberts

Votes: 2,588

27. Hi Diddle Diddle (1943)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father orchestrates a scheme of his own to set things right. He is aided by a cabaret singer... See full summary »

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Martha Scott, Pola Negri, Dennis O'Keefe

Votes: 325

28. The Moon Is Blue (1953)

M/PG | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Two aging playboys are both after the same attractive young woman, but she fends them off by claiming that she plans to remain a virgin until her wedding night. Both men determine to find a way around her objections.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: William Holden, David Niven, Maggie McNamara, Tom Tully

Votes: 1,808

29. The Remarkable Andrew (1942)

Unrated | 81 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.8
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When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Brian Donlevy, William Holden, Ellen Drew, Montagu Love

Votes: 119

30. Dixie (1943)

Passed | 89 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A young songwriter leaves his Kentucky home to try to make it in New Orleans. Eventually he winds up in New York, where he sells his songs to a music publisher, but refuses to sell his most... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour, Billy De Wolfe, Marjorie Reynolds

Votes: 93

31. Lock Up (1959–1961)
Episode: The Case of Frank Crotty (1960)

30 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Lt. Weston helped turn a former gang member into a cop and now needs Maris' help to clear the officer of a murder charge. Neither believe Fred Crotty is a killer, so someone must have ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Lang | Stars: Macdonald Carey, John Doucette, James Drury, Joyce Meadows

Votes: 5

32. Lock Up (1959–1961)
Episode: The Harry Connors Story (1959)

30 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Harry Connors goes on trial for the fatal beating of a wealthy businessman, and despite the fact that four eyewitnesses say they saw him do it, he is found innocent and set free. Although ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Guilfoyle | Stars: Macdonald Carey, John Doucette, Robert Gist, Robert Conrad

Votes: 5

33. Tombstone Territory (1957– )
Episode: Triangle of Death (1958)

30 min | Western

6.6
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Sept 2, 1885 - Con man George Camden and his sister Patricia arrive in Tombstone. Soon after getting off the stage, they visit an old friend and associate Aaron McCafin and take possession ... See full summary »

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham, Cathy Downs, Bartlett Robinson

Votes: 8

34. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: Hour of Nightmare (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A husband and wife freelance photography team travels to Mexico to photograph mysterious flying objects in the night sky and stumble upon a dead alien.

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, William Bishop, Lynn Bari, Charles Evans

Votes: 14

35. Tokyo Joe (1949)

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

6.4
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An American returns to Tokyo try to pick up threads of his pre-WW2 life there, but finds himself squeezed between criminals and the authorities.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Alexander Knox, Florence Marly, Sessue Hayakawa

Votes: 1,425

36. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: Stranger in the Desert (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Two uranium prospectors find a rich deposit-and a botanist. The botanist has no interest in riches but may have an unworldly motive instead.

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, Marshall Thompson, Gene Evans, Lowell Gilmore

Votes: 18

37. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: The Lost Heartbeat (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A young doctor who's been experimenting with heart surgery is visited by his former teacher. Elderly Dr. Crane's time is short due to his bad ticker. Armed with a newly-developed miniature ... See full summary »

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, Zachary Scott, Walter Kingsford, Jan Shepard

Votes: 18

38. Sirocco (1951)

Approved | 98 min | Action, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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A cynical American expatriate gets involved in smuggling and gun-running for the rebels during the 1925 Syrian insurgency against French occupation.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lee J. Cobb, Märta Torén, Everett Sloane

Votes: 1,612

39. Sensations of 1945 (1944)

86 min | Musical

6.3
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Father and son press agents fail to see things eye to eye, in the final screen appearance of comedian W.C. Fields.

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Eleanor Powell, Dennis O'Keefe, C. Aubrey Smith, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 87

40. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
Episode: Death at 2 A.M. (1955)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Police suspect a scientist and his helper of murder. Problem is, neither man has the strength needed to kill the victim in the manner he was killed.

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Truman Bradley, Skip Homeier, John Qualen, Ted de Corsia

Votes: 14

41. 5 Steps to Danger (1957)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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During the 1950s, a man's car trip from L.A. to Texas turns into a Cold-War espionage drama when his car breaks down and he accepts a lift from a stranger.

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Ruth Roman, Sterling Hayden, Werner Klemperer, Richard Gaines

Votes: 472

42. Bedside Manner (1945)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

6.2
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Macho pilot is treated by a woman doctor. Complications ensue.

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: John Carroll, Ruth Hussey, Charles Ruggles, Ann Rutherford

Votes: 130

43. And Baby Makes Three (1949)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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A woman, who just divorced her husband is walking down the aisle to marry for a second time, faints. She discovers that she is pregnant by her husband. She must decide whether she wants to go back to him or marry her lover.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Robert Young, Barbara Hale, Robert Hutton, Janis Carter

Votes: 140

44. Three Russian Girls (1943)

81 min | Comedy, War

5.9
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The Soviet Union, just after the Nazi invasion in 1941. Natasha is a Red Cross volunteer who is dispatched to a field hospital located in an old pre-revolution mansion. The American test ... See full summary »

Directors: Henry S. Kesler, Fyodor Otsep | Stars: Anna Sten, Kent Smith, Mimi Forsythe, Alexander Granach

Votes: 14

45. The Tall Man (1960–1962)
Episode: The Lonely Star (1960)

30 min | Western

5.8
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On the eve of the Lincoln County election, Sheriff Brady is murdered by one of Andy Gorman's hirelings. The town council persuades Pat Garrett to run in Brady's place, but Gorman resorts to... See full summary »

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Clu Gulager, Jim Davis, Ken Lynch

Votes: 5

46. Song of the Land (1953)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Documentary

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A documentary/nature film edited from over 975,000 feet of footage shot by naturalists Ed N. Harrison and Frances Roberts in North and South America over a span of several years. Narrated ... See full summary »

Director: Henry S. Kesler | Star: Marvin Miller

47. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)
Episode: Airman (1956)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Richard Carlson, Scott Douglas, Bradford Jackson, Theodore Lehmann

48. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)
Episode: Athlete (1955)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Richard Carlson, Mark Damon, James Hyland, Jeanne Tatum

49. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)
Episode: Attack Area (1955)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Richard Carlson, John Beradino, Joan Danton, Don C. Harvey

50. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)
Episode: Boss #2 (1955)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Henry S. Kesler | Stars: Richard Carlson, John Ayres, Walter Beaver, Rosemary Day