Highest Rated Titles With Lynne Roberts
1. Big Town (1950–1956)
30 min | Drama
"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 »
2. The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (1953–1955)
30 min | Drama
An anthology series with episodes split between comedies and drama. Anita Colby and Arlene Dahl shared hosting duties the first season that was originally filmed live but switched to film. ... See full summary »
The Gene Autry Show (1950–1955)
30 min | Western
Gene encounters a young boy hiding in a barn. He takes the lad in and soon discovers the boy is searching for his father, a supposed local rancher. It soon turns out his father has turned to a life of crime to survive.
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
King of the Cattle Trails
TV-PG | 30 min | Western
Texan A.H. 'Shanghai' Pierce tries to use his money and influence to make Wichita an open town again by hiring a well known actress to get to Earp. Next, after a card game he tries offering Earp a partnership in the saloon he bought.
9. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952– )
30 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
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.
10. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
TV-PG | 30 min | Western
Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »
14. Last of the Duanes (1941)
Approved | 57 min | Action, Drama, Western
In 1870 Texas, a man comes home to find his father murdered. He trails an outlaw until he discovers he's part of a gang. He calls in the Texas Rangers.
18. Sun Valley Serenade (1941)
Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
When Phil Corey's band arrives at the Idaho ski resort its pianist Ted Scott is smitten with a Norwegian refugee he has sponsored, Karen Benson. When soloist Vivian Dawn quits, Karen stages an ice show as a substitute.
19. Dick Tracy Returns (1938)
Approved | 260 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Dick Tracy battles spies and saboteurs in his efforts to bring to justice the Stark gang, a criminal family led by the vicious Pa Stark.
21. The Lone Ranger (1938)
Approved | 264 min | Western
CHAP. 1, HI YO SILVER: An outlaw leader planning to take control of Texas after the Civil War kills Colonel Jeffries, a man empowered to levy taxes, and assumes his identity. His men then ... See full summary »
22. Big Time Operators (1957)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy
A young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater, appropriately nicknamed "The Flea Pit," and the three eccentric senior citizens who work there.
23. Southward Ho (1939)
Passed | 58 min | Western
In post Civil War Texas a former Union officer is the government's chief law enforcement official and tax collector. Roy discovers that the man is also the head of an outlaw gang.
25. The Mysterious Miss X (1939)
Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Keith Neville and Dan Casey, two small-time stage actors, are traveling by bus back two New York City, and have an overnight stay in a small town. They take a room in a local hotel and a ... See full summary »
26. The Chicago Kid (1945)
68 min | Crime, Drama
Joe Ferrill is trying to get enough money so that when his father gets out of prison, he can live comfortably, but before that happens his father dies in prison. Angry at the world, Joe ... See full summary »
27. Dangerous Assignment (1952– )
TV-PG | 26 min | Adventure
"The Commissioner" sent US special agent Steve Mitchell to exotic locales where he encounters adventure and international intrigue, all played out using extreme violence.
28. Madonna of the Desert (1948)
Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama
A jeweled Madonna, property of rancher Joe Salinas, attracts two crooks to his ranch, Monica Dell, a smooth operator, and ruthless Nick Julian. Joe believe that the statue has a miraculous ... See full summary »
29. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.
31. Sioux City Sue (I) (1946)
Passed | 69 min | Music, Western
Utilizing a script from 1939's "She Married a Cop" with a 1946 Hit Parade song for the title, Gene Autry's screen return following his WW II Army Air Corps service, "Sioux City Sue" has ... See full summary »
33. The Pilgrim Lady (1947)
Approved | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Dennis Carter (Warren Douglas), the head of a detective agency, and his secretary, Henrietta Rankin (Lynne Roberts), get involved in the murder of a scandal-peddling, blackmailing radio ... See full summary »
35. Port of 40 Thieves (1944)
Passed | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Muriel is the scheming widow of the fabulously-wealthy Hartford Chaney III. Muriel's husband has disappeared under mysterious circumstances, freeing her to marry her playboy paramour ... See full summary »
36. Lightnin' in the Forest (1948)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Psychiatrist David Lamont is pressured into "analyzing" the madcap but glamorous niece of a judge. Then crooks on the lam intrude...
37. Star Dust (1940)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Carolyn Sayres gets a Hollywood contract from talent scout Brooke but is later rejected because she's too young. She falls in love with Bud Borden, another contractee who helps her to ... See full summary »
41. The Adventures of Ellery Queen (1950–1952)
30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Ellery Queen was a mystery writer who assisted his father, a detective with the New York Police Department, in solving murders. Queen's methods were arcane and intellectual rather than ... See full summary »
42. The Blazing Forest (1952)
Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Kelly Hansen, the tough boss of a timber crew clearing property owned by Jessie Crain and her niece, Sharon Wilks, is, unknown to anybody else, working to pay back money stolen by his ... See full summary »
43. Eyes of Texas (1948)
Approved | 70 min | Western
A ranch owner (Francis Ford) turns his place into a home for boys who have lost their fathers in World War II. His evil female lawyer (Nana Bryant) covets the ranch and works in cahoots ... See full summary »
44. Call the Mesquiteers (1938)
Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Western
Smugglers hijack the Mesquiteers truck, but the police catch up, kill the smugglers, and then try to arrest the Mesquiteers as part of the gang. They escape but now have to prove their innocence while being hunted as wanted men.
46. A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941)
Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An American pilot impulsively joins Her Majesty's Royal Air Force in Britain in an attempt to impress his ex-girlfriend.
47. Quiet Please: Murder (1942)
Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Book thief/forger sells a fake book to a Nazi through a female agent. A detective tries to uncover who the forger is and gets in the middle of a three way struggle for rare books and revenge in a public library.
48. The Big Bonanza (1944)
Passed | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Captain Jed Kelton (Richard Arlen), Union Army officer, unfairly tried for cowardice in battle during the Civil War, escapes from custody while being transported to Fort Leavenport in ... See full summary »
49. The Cases of Eddie Drake (1952– )
30 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A filmed half-hour detective series, nine episodes of which were originally produced in 1949 by CBS but never aired on that network. DuMont bought the films and produced four more episodes ... See full summary »
51. Shine on Harvest Moon (1938)
Passed | 57 min | Action, Drama, Music
The one time partnership between two men has turned into a full fledged range war. Roy is the son of one of the former partners, the heroine is daughter to the other. The film featured and ... See full summary »
52. Frontier Pony Express (1939)
Approved | 58 min | Western
Pony Express rider Roy and his sidekick must round up a pack of villains, as Yankee and Rebel forces contend for the allegiance of California, before Roy can turn his attentions to the girl.
54. Circus Girl (1937)
Approved | 66 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Trapeze artist Kay Rogers marries aerial-act member Charles Jerome, who immediately become jealous of fellow-trapeze artist Bob McAvoy, and sets out to kill him through a series of staged ... See full summary »
57. Dr. Renault's Secret (1942)
Approved | 58 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance
Dr. Larry Forbes visits the château of Dr. Robert Renault, uncle of his fiancée Madelon, who is idolized by Renault's assistant, a strange émigré from Java.
60. Call of the Klondike (1950)
66 min | Adventure, Western
A brother and sister are running a phony gold mine scam in the Klondike, which leads to murder. A Canadian Mountie sets out to bring them to justice.
61. A Dangerous Profession (1949)
Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
LA ex-cop Vince Kane is a bail-bondsman who bails out the suspect of a securities bonds robbery but his client disappears, prompting Vince to investigate.
62. Billy the Kid Returns (1938)
Passed | 53 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
After Pat Garrett kills Billy the Kid, Billy's look-alike Roy Rogers arrives and is mistaken for him. Although a murderer, Billy was on the side of the homesteaders against the large ... See full summary »
63. Dynamite Pass (1950)
Approved | 61 min | Western
Cowhands Ross Taylor and his pal Chito Rafferty rescue road-construction engineer Dan Madden and his wife, Mary, when Madden is delayed starting work on a road running parallel to a toll ... See full summary »
66. The Magnificent Rogue (1946)
Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Drama
While her husband is serving in the military during World War II, a young wife, in order to get some extra money, starts her own advertising business. The business proves to be quite ... See full summary »
67. My Buddy (1944)
Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama
Republic, never a company to not try getting ahead of the curve and with writers who could remember the 1930's social conscience WW I vets-returning-home films, made this in mid-1944 (a ... See full summary »
68. I'm the Law (1953– )
30 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Lieutenant George Kirby is a New York City detective whose jurisdiction appeards to cover a wide area. Whether it's murderers or thieves he approaches every situation prepared to deal violently with the criminals.
69. Romance of the Rio Grande (1941)
Approved | 72 min | Action, Romance, Western
When an old rancher (Cordoba)'s grandson is murdered, the Cisco Kid takes his place to find who's trying to take over the ranch.
71. Bulldog Edition (1936)
Approved | 57 min | Crime, Drama
Two rival newspapers are engaged in a circulation battle, complicated by the fact that a vicious gangster inserts himself into the middle of it. Also complicating matters is that one ... See full summary »
Dangerous Assignment (1952– )
The Memory Chain
TV-PG | Adventure
The Commissioner sends Steve to Munich Germany to crack and espionage ring that transmits secret information by word of mouth in order to avoid leaving a paper trail.
74. Dangerous Holiday (1937)
58 min | Drama
Ronnie is a child prodigy who enjoys playing the violin, and his relatives and agent want to exploit his talents so as to make more money off of him. Fed up with their intentions, Ronnie decides to take off on his own for a bit.
76. Rough Riders' Round-up (1939)
Passed | 58 min | Comedy, Music, Western
Now that the Spanish-American war is over, Roy and other Rough Riders become border patrolmen. Their goal is to stop outlaws who are stealing gold from stage coaches and express offices.
Mr. & Mrs. North (1952– )
Million Dollar Coffin
Not Rated | 26 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Jerry is excited about publishing the personal papers a Revolutionary War figure. He and Pam accompany Nathaniel Sykes III to the small town where his ancestor is buried to retrieve the ... See full summary »
78. Port Sinister (1953)
Approved | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
A 17th-century Caribbean port rumored to have frequented by pirates rises from the ocean floor, where it came to rest after an earthquake many years before. A scientist wants to study it, ... See full summary »
81. The Timber Trail (1948)
Approved | 67 min | Action, Drama, Music
Monte Hale is a stagecoach driver for Jed Baker's stage-line. Jed believes his brother, Ralph, is behind the many hold-ups of his stagecoaches but has no proof. Ralph, in turn, blames Jed ... See full summary »
86. Behind City Lights (1945)
Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Jean Lowell, an unsophisticated girl who has spent all of her life on a farm, is about to marry Ben Coleman, a neighboring young farmer, but an automobile crash interrupts the wedding. ... See full summary »
88. Three Sisters of the Moors (1944)
20 min | Short, Drama
A condensed story of the three Bronte sisters produced as a promotional short and released in advance of Twentieth Century-Fox's then forthcoming feature Jane Eyre (1944).
89. My Wife's Relatives (1939)
Approved | 65 min | Comedy
The second of the nine-films series based on "The Higgins Family" from Republic, with James and Lucile Gleason in the first seven and replaced by Roscoe Karns and Ruth Donnelly in the last ... See full summary »
92. That's My Gal (1947)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Two sharpie promoters (Don Barry and Frank Jenks) put on a show they believe is so bad it will not play more than one day and they therefore will not have to pay the long list of investors,... See full summary »
93. Street of Memories (1940)
71 min | Drama
Joe Mason suffers from amnesia and is often in trouble. Catherine Foster befriends him and they marry. After a fight remembers that he is the son of a rich businessman from Chicago, but he can't remember anything recent.
94. Mama Runs Wild (1937)
Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Suburban Paradise Park becomes a heaven for social-minded Mrs. Alice Summers (Mary Boland), when she accidentally causes the apprehension of two bank robbers after walking into the bank ... See full summary »