With National Broadcasting Company (NBC) (Sorted by Date of Your Rating Ascending)



51. Désirée (1954)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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The rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Merle Oberon, Michael Rennie

Votes: 2,365

52. The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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This live series featured adaptations of other works (novels, plays, et cetera) plus original works for the show. It was primarily dramas, but a few musicals also were presented. The show ... See full summary »

Stars: Luis Van Rooten, Loïs Bolton, Robert Emhardt, Robert Dryden

Votes: 59

53. And Here's the Show (1955– )

30 min | Comedy

5.4
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A short-running program to fill in the slot left by The George Gobel Show when it went on summer break. Starring Jonathan Winters and Ransom Sherman, the program featured humorous ... See full summary »

Stars: June Christy, Jackie Gleason, Ransom M. Sherman, Jonathan Winters

Votes: 7

54. The Big Surprise (1955–1957)

30 min | Game-Show

2.6
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Stars: Jack Barry, Perry Como, Jack Clark, Lorraine Rogers

Votes: 5

55. Fury (1955–1960)

30 min | Family, Western

7.4
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A horse and the boy who loved him.

Stars: Peter Graves, William Fawcett, Bobby Diamond, Highland Dale

Votes: 378

56. Jan Murray Time (1955– )

15 min

4.8
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Stars: Jan Murray, Tina Louise, Fletcher Peck

Votes: 5

57. The Martha Raye Show (1954–1956)

60 min | Comedy

6.7
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The Martha Raye Show is an hour-long comedy/variety show which aired live on NBC. It actually began in 1951,under the umbrella title All-Star Revue. Raye began as a monthly replacement for ... See full summary »

Stars: Martha Raye, Rocky Graziano, Paul Lynde, Cesar Romero

Votes: 11

58. Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.8
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A daily anthology show, featuring original material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill, Joan Elan

Votes: 73

59. Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (1955–1958)
Episode: Bamboo Cross (1955)

29 min | Drama

3.5
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In a Catholic convent in China, two nuns are menaced by a Communist overlord who falsely accuses them of murdering babies in their care.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Jane Wyman, Frank Baker, James Hong, Kurt Katch

Votes: 14

60. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)
Episode: The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1956)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

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Elizabeth Barrett's tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning.

Director: Vincent J. Donehue | Stars: Nancy Coleman, Katharine Cornell, Henry Daniell, Lisa Daniels

61. The Desperate Hours (1955)

Approved | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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Three escaped convicts move in on and terrorize a suburban household.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy, Martha Scott

Votes: 8,140

62. The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955)

Approved | 109 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing is the true story of Evelyn Nesbit Shaw, a beautiful showgirl caught in a love triangle with elderly architect Stanford White and eccentric young millionaire Harry K. Thaw.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Ray Milland, Joan Collins, Farley Granger, Luther Adler

Votes: 736

63. Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955)

Approved | 107 min | Drama

7.0
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Miss Dove is a strict disciplinary, plus a well respected teacher, who has inspired her students to individual greatness. One day during class, Miss Dove experiences great pain in her back,... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Robert Stack, Kipp Hamilton, Robert Douglas

Votes: 793

64. Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)
Episode: Life of Vernon Hathaway (1955)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A daydreaming man discovers that his imagined adventures are happening in real life.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Alan Young, Cloris Leachman, Jay Novello, Douglass Dumbrille

Votes: 25

65. Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)

Approved | 102 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A widowed doctor of both Chinese and European descent falls in love with a married American correspondent in Hong Kong during China's Communist revolution.

Directors: Henry King, Otto Lang | Stars: William Holden, Jennifer Jones, Torin Thatcher, Isobel Elsom

Votes: 4,092

66. Strategic Air Command (1955)

Approved | 112 min | Action, Drama, War

6.4
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An ex-pilot and current baseballer is recalled into the U.S. Air Force and assumes an increasingly important role in Cold War deterrence.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Lovejoy, Barry Sullivan

Votes: 2,851

67. Untamed (1955)

Approved | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.2
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In 1847, the Irish potato famine forces Katie O'Neill and her husband to emigrate to a troubled South Africa where Katie runs into an old flame.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Susan Hayward, Richard Egan, John Justin

Votes: 599

68. White Feather (1955)

Approved | 102 min | History, Western

6.4
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In 1877 Wyoming, during the peace negotiations between the Cheyenne and the USA, an Indian girl falls in-love with a land surveyor, causing the ire of her Cheyenne fiance.

Director: Robert D. Webb | Stars: Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, John Lund, Debra Paget

Votes: 807

69. You're Never Too Young (1955)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy

6.6
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When an aspiring barber becomes inadvertently involved in the theft of a valuable diamond, necessity forces him to masquerade as a 12 year-old child - with humorous consequences.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Diana Lynn, Nina Foch

Votes: 1,229

70. Adventure Theater (1956–1957)

30 min | Adventure, Drama

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With some unusual item as his starting point, storyteller Paul Douglas weaves a tale of how the item came to be in his possession.

Stars: Paul Douglas, Robert Raglan, Hugh Latimer, Hazel Court

71. The Best in Mystery (1954– )

30 min | Drama, Mystery

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Stars: Alan Mowbray, Dick Powell, Regis Toomey, Herb Vigran

72. My Friend Flicka (1955–1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Adventure, Western

7.4
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Set in Montana about 1900, this was a story about young Ken McLaughlin and his horse Flicka. Ken lived on a ranch with his parents Rob and Nell and the ranch-hand Gus and had many an adventure.

Stars: Gene Evans, Anita Louise, Johnny Washbrook, Frank Ferguson

Votes: 117

73. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)

60 min | Comedy

8.1
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Stars: Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Louis Nye

Votes: 192

74. The Birds and the Bees (1956)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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On an ocean voyage, a card shark and her father cheat a naive man out of his money. Things take a twist when the girl falls in love with the man she's just fleeced.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: George Gobel, Mitzi Gaynor, David Niven, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 168

75. Julie (1956)

Approved | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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A terrified wife tries to escape from her insanely jealous husband who is bent on killing her.

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Doris Day, Louis Jourdan, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy

Votes: 1,275

76. The Power and the Prize (1956)

Approved | 98 min | Drama

6.0
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An American business executive plans to marry an Austrian refugee in London but he encounters disapproval and opposition from his American social and business circles.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Robert Taylor, Elisabeth Müller, Burl Ives, Charles Coburn

Votes: 278

77. Alcoa Theatre (1957–1960)

30 min | Drama

7.6
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When The Alcoa Hour dramatic anthology series moved from Sunday night to Monday, both the name and the format were changed. Instead of having a completely different cast for each episode, ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Lemmon, David Niven, Robert Ryan, Charles Boyer

Votes: 49

78. Blondie (1957– )

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Arthur Lake had played Dagwood in a long series of "Blondie" movies. This show, retelling stories and situations familiar to readers of the comic strip, lasted one year.

Stars: Arthur Lake, Pamela Britton, Florenz Ames, Ann Barnes

Votes: 55

79. Bride and Groom (1951– )

30 min

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An on-air wedding with great prizes for the happy couple.

Stars: Howard Kershner, Mary Kershner, Robert Paige, Byron Palmer

80. Club 60 (1957– )

Music

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Stars: Howard Miller, Robert Clary, Sam Cooke, Mike Douglas

81. The Court of Last Resort (1957–1958)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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The Court of Last Resort was founded by Erle Stanley Gardner in the 1950s. The team sought to reveal whether someone already found guilty might really be innocent. The show dramatized the ... See full summary »

Stars: Lyle Bettger, Carleton G. Young, Robert H. Harris, S. John Launer

Votes: 35

82. The George Sanders Mystery Theater (1957– )

30 min | Mystery

8.8
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Thirty minute mystery drama series hosted by George Sanders.

Stars: George Sanders, Don Haggerty, Paul Harber, Toni Gerry

Votes: 13

83. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

8.3
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 190

84. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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The hard-hitting adventures of tough Lieutenant Frank Ballinger, a member of the Chicago Police Department's M Squad, an elite crime-fighting unit.

Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, Gail Kobe, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 274

85. The Adventures of McGraw (1957–1958)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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McGraw is a solitary type who manages to get entangled in the stopping of criminal activity despite not having any official capacity. He often doesn't carry a weapon, especially if an attractive woman is involved.

Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Jean Willes, James Flavin, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 33

86. Panic! (1957– )

30 min | Thriller

8.5
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A short-lived anthology series narrated by Westbrook Van Voorhis. Each episode tells its own thriller story and featured its own unique cast.

Stars: Westbrook Van Voorhis, Bill Erwin, Norman Alden, Robert Anderson

Votes: 44

87. The Restless Gun (1957–1959)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

7.6
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The adventures of Vint Bonner, a cowboy in the post Civil War era.

Stars: John Payne, Dan Blocker, Jeanne Bates, Stuart Randall

Votes: 151

88. Action of the Tiger (1957)

Approved | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.0
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Carson is an American contraband runner approached by Tracy, a French woman who wants him to help rescue her brother from Albania where he is being held as a political prisoner.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Van Johnson, Martine Carol, Herbert Lom, Gustavo Rojo

Votes: 269

89. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

Passed | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Western

7.2
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Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 12,740 | Gross: $11.75M

90. The Bob Crosby Show (1958– )

60 min | Comedy, Music

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Stars: Gretchen Wyler, Bob Crosby, Georgia Gibbs, Carl Hoff

91. Haggis Baggis (I) (1958–1959)

30 min | Game-Show

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Stars: Pat White, Dennis James, Fred Robbins

92. The Huckleberry Hound Show (1958–1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.6
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Huckleberry Hound is a blue-haired Southern dog with a fondness for the song, "My Darling, Clementine", and is a jack-of-all-trades cartoon star, appearing as a scientist (trying to ... See full summary »

Stars: Daws Butler, Don Messick, Doug Young, Hal Smith

Votes: 2,799

93. The Investigator (1958– )

60 min | Drama

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The Investigator was a summer replacement series that ran on NBC every Tuesday night, 8-9pm, from 3 June 1958-2 September 1958. It was broadcast live, and in color. Jeff Prior is a hip ... See full summary »

Stars: Lonny Chapman, Howard St. John, Val Avery, Colleen Dewhurst

94. Kitty Foyle (1958– )

30 min | Drama

7.6
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"Kitty Foyle" was a radio serial for sixteen years before coming to life on the small screen in January, 1958. It's brief run-it was cancelled in June, 1958-was notable primarily for its ... See full summary »

Stars: Kathleen Murray, Ralph Dunne, Bob Hastings, William Redfield

Votes: 9

95. Northwest Passage (1958–1959)

25 min | Adventure

7.9
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Major Robert Rogers organized "Rogers Rangers" to search for the alleged waterway across the United States during the French and Indian War (1754-1759). Helping Rogers, an experienced ... See full summary »

Stars: Keith Larsen, Buddy Ebsen, Don Burnett, Philip Tonge

Votes: 75

96. From Hell to Texas (1958)

Approved | 100 min | Western

6.9
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When ranch hand Tod Lohman accidentally kills the son of a powerful rancher, he panics and flees, but the rancher and his vengeful crew hunt Tod down.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Don Murray, Diane Varsi, Chill Wills, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 764

97. Harry Black and the Tiger (1958)

Approved | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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During a hunt for a ferocious tiger terrorizing an Indian village,ex-army Major Harry Black comes across his former wife Chris and her new husband, Desmond Tanner, who met Black in a German POW camp in WW2.

Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Stewart Granger, Barbara Rush, Anthony Steel, I.S. Johar

Votes: 241

98. The Hunters (1958)

Approved | 108 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.4
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In 1952, during the Korean War, two American pilots become bitter enemies over the same woman but must shelf their personal feud when confronted by deadly Chinese MIG fighter jets in battle.

Director: Dick Powell | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Richard Egan, May Britt

Votes: 1,240

99. The Matchmaker (1958)

Approved | 103 min | Romance, Comedy

6.9
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Thornton Wilder's tale of a matchmaker who desires the man she's supposed to be pairing with another woman.

Director: Joseph Anthony | Stars: Shirley Booth, Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine, Paul Ford

Votes: 927

100. Merry Andrew (1958)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Downtrodden but creative English school-teacher (Danny Kaye) on archeological trip discovers joys of love and circus life with acrobat (Pier Angeli).

Director: Michael Kidd | Stars: Danny Kaye, Pier Angeli, Salvatore Baccaloni, Noel Purcell

Votes: 672


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