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1. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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72 Metascore

An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Votes: 12,710

2. The Untouchables (1959–1963)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago.

Stars: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Votes: 2,138

3. The Lucy Show (1962–1968)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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The wacky misadventures of a forever scheming woman, her reluctant best friend, and her cantankerous boss.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Vivian Vance, Jimmy Garrett

Votes: 2,099

4. Sorrowful Jones (1949)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A young girl is left with the notoriously cheap Sorrowful Jones as a marker for a bet. When her father doesn't return, he learns that taking care of a child interferes with his ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, William Demarest, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 583

5. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.6
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 1,244

6. The Bellboy (1960)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

6.5
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Mute bellboy Stanley works at the luxurious Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach. In spite of being a serviceable and friendly employee, the clumsy Stanley gets successively into trouble with his mistakes.

Director: Jerry Lewis | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Alex Gerry, Bob Clayton, Sonnie Sands

Votes: 3,585

7. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Topo Gigio

Votes: 1,057

8. There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)

Approved | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.5
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Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Ethel Merman, Marilyn Monroe, Donald O'Connor, Dan Dailey

Votes: 5,159

9. Wild in the Streets (1968)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.0
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A young man gains significant political influence as the leader of a counterculture rock band with his rallying cry of voting rights for teenagers.

Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Christopher Jones, Shelley Winters, Diane Varsi, Hal Holbrook

Votes: 1,758

10. This Is Your Life (1952–1987)

30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV

7.5
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Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. The celebrity would then be surprised with the news that they are to be the featured guest. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Edwards, Bob Warren, Jack Benny, Penny Singleton

Votes: 203

11. Daisy Kenyon (1947)

Passed | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A commercial artist having an affair with a married attorney becomes involved with a returning soldier and must choose between the two.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews, Henry Fonda, Ruth Warrick

Votes: 1,967

12. The Helen Morgan Story (1957)

Not Rated | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.4
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Torch singer Helen Morgan rises from sordid beginnings to fame and fortune only to lose it all to alcohol and poor personal choices.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Ann Blyth, Paul Newman, Richard Carlson, Gene Evans

Votes: 678

13. Telephone Time (1956–1958)

30 min | Drama

8.6
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Anthology series featured plays by host, John Nesbitt. Beginning in September 1957, world from other authors were presented, as well.

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

Votes: 91

14. Single Room Furnished (1966)

PG | 93 min | Drama

4.5
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The fall of a blonde, Mansfield, from innocence to prostitution. Mansfield died before the movie was completed.

Director: Matt Cimber | Stars: Jayne Mansfield, Dorothy Keller, Fabian Dean, Billy M. Greene

Votes: 386

15. Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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An anthology series hosted by Betty Furness in the first season, and Desi Arnaz in the second. Stories came from several genres, often based on fact. A two part episode was spun off as the popular show The Untouchables (1959).

Stars: Desi Arnaz, Betty Furness, Bruce Gordon, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 91

16. 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.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Bob Hope, Vera Miles, Paul Douglas, Alexis Smith

Votes: 329

17. Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948–1967)

60 min | Music

7.5
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Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast ... See full summary »

Stars: Perry Como, Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, Mitchell Ayres

Votes: 72

18. Dondi (1961)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

3.7
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Six American GIs stationed in Italy befriend an orphaned boy, but the soldiers remain unaware that the lad has stowed away with them when they return to the U.S. The six go their separate ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Zugsmith | Stars: David Janssen, Patti Page, Walter Winchell, Mickey Shaughnessy

Votes: 220

19. Broadway Thru a Keyhole (1933)

90 min | Musical

6.1
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Racketeer Frank Rocci is smitten with Joan Whelan, a dancer at Texas Guinan's famous Broadway night spot. He uses his influence to help her get a starring role in the show, hoping that it ... See full summary »

Director: Lowell Sherman | Stars: Constance Cummings, Russ Columbo, Paul Kelly, Blossom Seeley

Votes: 187

20. Valentine's Day (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Valentine Farrow works for O.D. Dunstall in a New York publishing house. He is young and single and constantly chased by women. While in the Army, he was saved by "Rocky" Sin, a ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Janet Waldo, Jack Soo, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 40

21. College Confidential (1960)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

4.9
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Sociology professor Steve McInter is conducting a survey at Collins College about the mores and lifestyles of the young people. Some of the good citizens begin to find exception to his ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Zugsmith | Stars: Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows, Walter Winchell, Mamie Van Doren

Votes: 168

22. The Walter Winchell File (1957–1959)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Crime stories that Walter Winchell had covered while working with the New York City Police Department.

Stars: Walter Winchell, John Larch, George Cisar, Robert Anderson

Votes: 25

23. The Kraft Music Hall (1967–1971)

60 min | Music

6.2
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A few years after Perry Como left as host, "The Kraft Music Hall" was revived as a regular series from 1967-71. There was no set host during this period, and various guest hosts, usually a ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Herlihy, Alan King, Eddy Arnold, Anne Meara

Votes: 69

24. Wake Up and Live (1937)

Passed | 91 min | Musical

6.5
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Satire on radio, built around the supposed feud between bandleader Ben Bernie and journalist Walter Winchell.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Walter Winchell, Ben Bernie, Alice Faye, Patsy Kelly

Votes: 101

25. Wild Harvest (1962)

80 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Female migrant workers eat dirt at the hands of a sadistic ranch foreman during grape harvesting season in the San Joaquin Valley.

Director: Jerry A. Baerwitz | Stars: Dolores Faith, Dean Fredericks, Susan Kelly, Robert Harrow

Votes: 14

26. Love and Hisses (1937)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Music

6.7
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As part of their public feud, Bandleader Bernie pretends a girl singer is no good so columnist Winchell promotes her in his column.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Walter Winchell, Ben Bernie, Simone Simon, Bert Lahr

Votes: 22

27. The Walter Winchell Show (1956– )

30 min | Comedy, Music

6.7
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Live weekly variety show. The show originated in New York City for the first nine weeks and then moved to Hollywood. Although many top performers were featured, the show never caught on and... See full summary »

Stars: Walter Winchell, Lisa Kirk, Martha Raye, Sammy Davis Jr.

Votes: 7

28. I Know Everybody and Everybody's Racket (1933)

20 min | Musical, Short

5.7
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Walter Winchell befriends a sassy pickpocket and then gets blamed for missing money.

Director: Monte Brice | Stars: Walter Winchell, Paul Whiteman, Ruth Etting, Arthur Tracy

Votes: 36

29. Is Everybody Listening? (1947)

Approved | 19 min | Documentary, Short

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To answer the title question, eighty-two of every 100 Americans were in 1947, according to the C.E.Hooper survey (the forerunner of the Neilsens)...listening to network radio, that is. ... See full summary »

Stars: Fred Allen, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Phil Baker, Jackson Beck

30. The Hollywood Gad-About (1934)

11 min | Documentary, Short

7.8
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A parade highlights the Screen Actors Guild's Film Stars Frolic, hosted by Walter Winchell as Master of Ceremonies. The Royal Canadian Mounted parade; William Gargan, Gary Cooper and his ... See full summary »

Stars: Walter Winchell, Mary Astor, Sy Bartlett, Billy Barty

Votes: 6

31. Screen Snapshots: The Walter Winchell Party (1957)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

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Columbia production number 1854: A party is given in Hollywood to honor newspaper reporter (aand newspaper/radio-television gossip columnist) Walter Winchell. Film capital names and stars ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Ralph Staub, Walter Winchell, Bob Hope, Jack Benny

33. The Bard of Broadway (1930)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

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Newspaper columnist helps finishing school students get out of trouble after the night club in which they go to see him is raided.

Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Walter Winchell, Madge Evans, Mona Moray, Margaret Wells

34. The Walter Winchell Show (1952–1955)

15 min | News, Talk-Show

5.2
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Simulcast of Walter Winchell's radio show.

Stars: Arlene Dahl, Betty Grable, Walter Winchell

Votes: 5

35. Beauty on Broadway (1933)

Passed | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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Newpaper columnist Walter Winchell (Walter Winchell) is arguing with a booking agent over a girl needing help. The plot jumps to the Paradise Restaurant where 'Nils T. GRanlund') is the ... See full summary »

Director: Monte Brice | Stars: Walter Winchell, Nick Stuart, Sally O'Neil, Nils T. Granlund

36. The Walter Winchell Show (1960– )

30 min | News, Talk-Show

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Simulcast of Walter Winchell's radio show. The program lasted six weeks.

Stars: Walter Winchell, Polly Bergen, Don Gardiner, Hy Gardner

37. Danny Thomas Special: 40th Anniversary of the Coconut Grove (1964 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

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Stars: Danny Thomas, Edie Adams, Joey Bishop, Cyd Charisse

38. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: 90-Proof Dame (1961)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Nate Kester is a burlesque theatre operator who decides to branch out into the lucrative brandy business. He is producing his own brandy, of very poor quality, and using a fancy French ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Robert Stack, Joanna Barnes, Steven Geray, Steve Cochran

Votes: 42

39. The Walter Winchell File (1957–1959)
Episode: A Day in the Sun (1957)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Sy Bellson is a shy, retiring guy but a major event occurs in his life. He witnesses a murder and basks in all the attention. But the notoriety brings him unwanted attention and puts Sy's life in danger.

Stars: Walter Winchell, Harry Bartell, Betty Lou Gerson, S. John Launer

40. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: A Fist of Five (1962)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Mike Brannon is a tough cop but his two blocks of Chicago are among the safest there are. He has a tendency to be rough with hoodlums and when he beats up one of Tony Lamberto's boys he ... See full summary »

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Robert Stack, Lee Marvin, Frank DeKova, Phyllis Coates

Votes: 29

41. The Walter Winchell File (1957–1959)
Episode: A Good Address (1958)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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A killer on the run from the cops holds a woman hostage in her apartment.

Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Walter Winchell, Alan Dexter, Barron Hall, Maureen Leeds

42. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: A Seat on the Fence (1960)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Narcotics smuggler Dino Patrone returns to the United States after visiting the old country for several months. He brings his younger sister Carla with him as she plans on studying in the ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Robert Stack, Joseph Anthony, Gene Lyons, Frank Silvera

Votes: 52

43. The Walter Winchell File (1957–1959)
Episode: A Short Run to Broadway (1958)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Walter Winchell, David Alpert, Jan Harrison, Harry Jackson

44. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: A Taste for Pineapple (1963)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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When racketeer Danny Mundt decides the time has come to get rid of Eliot Ness, he hires hit man Elroy Daldran. During World War I, Elroy had developed a taste for killing and he saw no ... See full summary »

Director: Alex March | Stars: Robert Stack, Jeremy Slate, Edward Binns, Tom Tully

Votes: 18

45. The Walter Winchell File (1957–1959)
Episode: A Thing of Beauty: File #29 (1958)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Walter Winchell, Val Benedict, Bill Erwin, James Griffith

46. The Walter Winchell File (1957–1959)
Episode: Act of Folly (1957)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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A married woman turns to a crook for companionship when she starts to have marital difficulties with her husband.

Stars: Walter Winchell, Robert Brubaker, Madge Cleveland, Gavin MacLeod

47. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: Ain't We Got Fun (1959)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A successful bootlegger seizes control of a nightclub and takes its brash young comic under his wing, promising to make him a star.

Director: Roger Kay | Stars: Robert Stack, Joseph Buloff, Cameron Mitchell, Jerry Paris

Votes: 73

48. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: An Eye for an Eye (1963)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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A father's heartbreak at his son's death leads him to partner with Eliot Ness to bring in a major liquor distributor. Charles Tarasovich knows his son delivered liquor for Sol Girsch and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Gist | Stars: Robert Stack, Jack Klugman, George Voskovec, Paul Picerni

Votes: 22

49. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: Arsenal (1962)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Frank Nitti and Bugs Moran are about to go to war, and to forestall that possibility, Elliot Ness and the Untouchables begin rounding up every machine gun owned by the gangsters' hitmen. To... See full summary »

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Robert Stack, Salome Jens, George Mathews, Bruce Gordon

Votes: 32

50. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: Augie 'The Banker' Ciamino (1961)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Augie 'The Banker' Ciamino is a bootlegger who seems to have developed an almost foolproof way of manufacturing his liquor. He has equipped over a hundred immigrant homes with small stills ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Robert Stack, Will Kuluva, Lee Philips, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 35



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