Most Popular "House Detective" Titles
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1. Spellbound (1945)
Not Rated | 111 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Romance
A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory.
Votes: 37,164 | Gross: $7.00M
2. Hallam Foe (2007)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Hallam's talent for spying on people reveals his darkest fears-and his most peculiar desires. Driven to expose the true cause of his mother's death, he instead finds himself searching the rooftops of the city for love.
Votes: 11,547 | Gross: $0.06M
3. Libeled Lady (1936)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
A newspaper man, his ignored fiancée, and his former employee, a down on his luck reporter, hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news story into the truth in order to prevent a high-society woman from suing for libel.
4. Fast and Furious (1939)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Rare book dealers Joel and Garda take a summertime jaunt to the seashore where he becomes involved in a beauty pageant as investor and judge much to her chagrin.
5. The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Falling asleep during the Paradise Coffee ("The Coffee that Makes You Sleep") Program, the band's third trumpeter dreams he's Athanael, an angel deputized to blow the Last Trumpet at ... See full summary »
7. The Saint in Palm Springs (1941)
Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Inspector Fernack asks Simon to watch over an old friend who's carrying $200,000 worth of priceless stamps, but the friend is killed and the stamps stolen.
10. Sky Murder (1940)
Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A body is found in a locked airplane compartment and a German female refugee is a suspect. Passenger detective Nick Carter is convinced she didn't do it and works to solve the mysterious murder.
11. The Senator Was Indiscreet (1947)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy
A bumbling, long-winded and crooked Southern senator, considered by some as a dark horse for the Presidency, panics his party when his tell-all diary is stolen.
13. Riding on Air (1937)
Approved | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Smugglers are using a device for controlling airplanes in flight, and newspaper reporters from Chicago are vying for the story. Reporter Elmer Lane is out to scoop rival reporter Betty Harrison, and capture her heart in the process.
16. Detectives (1928)
70 min | Comedy, Mystery
Lois, a stenographer at a luxury hotel, is being pursued by the hotel's house detective and a bellhop. When some valuable jewels are stolen, the bellhop--who has always dreamed of being a ... See full summary »
19. All Business (1936)
Approved | 18 min | Short, Comedy
Another hotel-room mix-up with the suspicious wife, Grace King (Josephine Whittell), checking up on her husband, Ford King (Ford Sterling),who is trying to sell his jewelry line to a lady ... See full summary »
What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode dated 20 March 1955
30 min | Family, Game-Show
The regular panel, Dorothy Kilgallen, Fred Allen, Arlene Francis and Bennett Cerf, appear this evening. The first contestant is a New York City woman named Virginia Hall. Miss Hall is the ... See full summary »
The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)
Never Bathe on Saturday
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family
While on their second honeymoon, Laura gets her toe stuck in a hotel bathtub faucet and Rob can't get through the locked bathroom door to free her.