Most Popular Telegraph Operator Movies and TV Shows
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2. It Happened One Night (1934)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
A spoiled heiress running away from her family is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story.
Votes: 86,426 | Gross: $4.36M
4. Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
R | 139 min | Drama, Romance
Florentino, rejected by the beautiful Fermina at a young age, devotes much of his adult life to carnal affairs as a desperate attempt to heal his broken heart.
Votes: 21,468 | Gross: $4.61M
6. The General (1926)
Passed | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.
8. The Great Train Robbery (I) (1903)
TV-G | 11 min | Short, Action, Crime
A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels.
10. Closely Watched Trains (1966)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An apprentice train dispatcher at a village station seeks his first sexual encounter and becomes despondent when he is unable to perform.
Votes: 10,291 | Gross: $3.27M
11. Titanic (1943)
TV-PG | 85 min | Action, Drama, History
Third Reich's Nazi propaganda epic about a heroic fictional German officer on board of the RMS Titanic. On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable ship hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean and starts to go down.
13. The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984– )
237 min | Drama, History, Sport
This movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.
16. The Telegraphist (1993)
102 min | Drama
Mack is the most important man in a little society in North Western Norway around 1900. Telegrapher Rolandsen is a smart, funny and charming the ladies, even Mack's daughter.
17. The Telegraph Trail (1933)
Passed | 54 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A greedy businessman-turned-renegade foments an Indian uprising against the coming telegraph to perpetuate his economic stranglehold on the territory.
18. The Girl and Her Trust (1912)
17 min | Short, Drama
Some tramps assault the telegraph office trying to rob $2000 delivered by train. The telegraphist girl, trying to help, telegraphs the next station and then the men are captured.
19. Red Salute (1935)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The rebellious daughter of an army general becomes involved with a communist agitator, much to the consternation of her father, who instead attempts to pair her with a handsome yet dim-witted soldier.
20. Men of Texas (1942)
Approved | 82 min | Action, Drama, History
Played by Robert Stack, Barry Conovan, a newspaperman, is sent to Texas some years after the death of Sam Houston, with the aim of getting the real skinny on the grand old man. He unearths ... See full summary »
22. Sand (1949)
Approved | 78 min | Action, Drama, Western
A show horseman, Jeff Keane (Mark Stevens), loses his prize stallion, Jubilee (Sun's Red Shadow), as a result of a train wreck in Colorado, and enlists the aid of rancher Joan Hartley (... See full summary »
23. White Eagle (1941)
Approved | 290 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
White Eagle is the son of a massacred army officer, who has been raised by an Indian tribe and believes himself to be the son of the tribal chief. White Eagle is working to get a peace ... See full summary »
25. The Black Lash (1952)
Approved | 54 min | Action, Adventure, Western
Having sent Deuce Rago to prison in Frontier Revenge (1948), Lash finds he's out and his outlaw gang are at it again. This time he has the Lawyer Leonard and Joan to help him out and Lash and Fuzzy must bring him in once more.
26. Pony Express Days (1940)
Passed | 20 min | Short, Action, Adventure
A youthful Bill Cody joins the newly-formed Pony Express as a station hand and replaces the regular rider when he is shot in an Indian attack.
28. Secret Service (1931)
Passed | 68 min | Drama, History, Romance
Lewis Dumont, a Northern officer in the American Civil War, works undercover behind Confederate lines in an attempt to lead Southern forces away from an area in which a Northern attack is ... See full summary »
30. Men of the Night (1934)
Approved | 58 min | Crime, Romance
"Stake-Out" Kelly, ace detective, meets Mary Higgins at a small Hollywood sandwich shop where he expects to get some information concerning Packey Davis, head of a ring of jewel thieves. ... See full summary »
31. Thundering Hoofs (1942)
Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Music
Bill Underwood (Tim Holt) falls out with his father (Gordon DeMain) and chooses the life of a cowhand rather than take charge of his father's stage line. He and his pals Smokey Ryan (Ray ... See full summary »
33. The Mysterious Avenger (1936)
Passed | 54 min | Romance, Western
Another of the Charles Starrett westerns sold as "Peter B. Kyne Productions" that Peter B. Kyne had nothing to do with as either the producer or the writer beyond the use of his name by ... See full summary »
34. The Man from Hell (1934)
Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A cowboy recently released from prison is determined to go straight, but he winds up in a tough western town where he finds trouble everywhere.
35. Headin' North (1930)
Passed | 60 min | Western
Having helped his father escape the law, Jim Curtis heads north with the Marshal chasing him. He and his pal Snicker elude the Marshall by changing clothes with two actors. Now forced to do... See full summary »
36. The Last Signals (2012)
43 min | Short, Biography, Drama
Junior telegraphist Harold Bride boards the RMS Titanic expecting his career to be a breeze from here on, yet he never expects he and his Chief, John Phillips, to be at the center of saving... See full summary »
37. Gangs of Sonora (1941)
Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Western
Commissioner Tredwell is the law of the land and he gets whatever he wants with the help of hired guns and lackey lawyer Conners. The only one who publicly stands up to Tredwell is Beecham ... See full summary »
39. Twilight on the Prairie (1944)
Approved | 62 min | Musical, Western
The Buckaroos, cowboy musicians, are forced down at Little Lip, Texas, while flying to Hollywood to make their first movie. Band members Bucky, Phil, Jack, Chuck and Ginger find a "no ... See full summary »
40. Powder River Rustlers (1949)
Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Western
The railroad is coming and to get the townspeople's money. Shears Williams brings in a fake Agent who tells them they must raise $50,000 as their share of a railroad bridge. Railroad Agent ... See full summary »
42. The Traveling Salesman (1916)
50 min | Comedy, Drama
Bob Blake is on his way home for Christmas aboard a train. When Bob inadvertently misses his stop, he ends up stuck for Christmas with a number of other salesmen in the hamlet of Grand ... See full summary »
43. 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 »
44. Prairie Pirates (1949)
Approved | 23 min | Short, Musical, Romance
In this remake of and using stock-footage from 1941's "Arizona Cyclone," Tex Williams is a daredevil freight-line driver who, with the aid of his pals Smokey and Deuce, wipes out the ... See full summary »
45. Stella Violanti (1931)
105 min | Drama, Romance
Stella is the daughter of a banker from Zakynthos and is in love with a poor telegraph operator. Her father wants to marry her off to a rich man, but Stella refuses to comply. Her father ... See full summary »
46. Treason (1917)
The enemy's success in smuggling a spy through the lines places the Stratiria armies in a dangerous position. The spy is intercepted and killed by Pettrus Baariot, the telegraph operator, ... See full summary »
47. The Overland Telegraph: Charles Todd Wires Adelaide to the World (2004 Video)
7 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure
49. The Fiend at the Throttle (1915)
Rita, a telegraph operator, informed that a freight train which is due to pass her station filled with high explosives is about to be overtaken by a passenger train on the same track with a... See full summary »
Hell on Wheels (2011–2016)
Bread and Circuses
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Western
Joseph Black Moon and Reverend Nathaniel Cole travel into Cheyenne territory in hopes of a peace talk. Lily Bell and Thomas Durant discuss the future of the railroad construction. Cullen ... See full summary »