With American Broadcasting Company (ABC) (Sorted by Date of Your Rating Ascending)
1. Made for Each Other (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
While on a business trip, an ambitious young lawyer meets and immediately falls in love with a stranger. They wed the following day, and tragedy soon strikes.
2. Dumbo (1941)
G | 64 min | Animation, Drama, Family
Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential.
Votes: 110,754 | Gross: $1.60M
3. The Hairy Ape (1944)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, Film-Noir
During the 1940s, social class conflict is depicted when a spoiled socialite, traveling on a freighter, calls the ship's head stoker a hairy ape, provoking him into stalking the rich woman once ashore in New York.
4. The Spiral Staircase (1946)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In 1916, a shadowy serial killer is targeting women with "afflictions"; one night during a thunderstorm, the mute Helen feels menaced.
10. One Night with You (1948)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Musical
Two strangers meet when they miss their trains, and end up spending a penniless day and night together. An English version of It Happened One Night (1934).
11. Race Street (1948)
Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In San Francisco, when a bookie is murdered by a protection racket syndicate, his bookie friend Dan Gannin and police lieutenant Barney Runson investigate.
12. Super Circus (1954– )
Claude Kirschner hosted this children's show with a mixture of cartoons, film shorts (like "Diver Dan", which combined a live action actor and sea-creature puppets), and occasional guests. Cocomarsh Milk Mix was a longtime sponsor.
15. Cardboard Cavalier (1949)
96 min | Comedy
In Cromwellian England, royalists commission a barrow boy to carry a secret letter. Helped by Nell Gwynn, he succeeds after encounters with a castle ghost and custard pies.
18. Madness of the Heart (1949)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance
Lydia Garth meets Paul de Vandiere, a French nobleman, but their romance is plagued by Lydia's complaint of recurring spells of blurred vision. Paul leaves for France, promising to return ... See full summary »
19. No Man of Her Own (1950)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A pregnant woman adopts the identity of a railroad crash victim and starts a new life with the woman's wealthy in-laws, but is soon blackmailed by her devious ex.
20. The Perfect Woman (1949)
89 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
In need of cash, Roger Cavendish and his valet take a job escorting the perfect woman for a night on the town. She is in fact the robotic creation of Professor Belman, but it turns out ... See full summary »
21. A Run for Your Money (1949)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy
Brothers from a Welsh village take their first trip to London to collect a prize, and meet a con artist and various other urban distractions.
23. The Gay Lady (1949)
Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
In the 1890s, Trottie True moves from bit theatre parts to stardom, and from balloonist Sid Skinner to more prominent men. Later on, she wonders if Sid wasn't better after all, and seeks to... See full summary »
26. Stump the Stars (1947– )
30 min | Game-Show
Television's first treatment of "Charades" as played by Hollywood celebrities. The giveaway was the use of gestures that defined "film", "TV show", "book" or "song" as well as "small word (... See full summary »
27. Cinderella (1950)
G | 74 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother.
Votes: 134,593 | Gross: $85.00M
30. Mr. District Attorney (1951–1952)
30 min | Crime, Drama
"Mr. District Attorney! Champion of the people! Guardian of our fundamental rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." The opening lines to a TV adaptation of a radio serial about a D.A., his investigator, and secretary.
33. When Worlds Collide (1951)
G | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
As a new star and planet hurtle toward a doomed Earth, a small group of survivalists frantically work to complete the rocket which will take them to their new home.
35. Omnibus (1952–1961)
55 min | Drama, History, Music
Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ... See full summary »
36. Pony Soldier (1952)
Approved | 82 min | Western
In 1876, a Canadian North West Mounted Police Constable must obtain the release of white hostages captured by the Cree tribes that are raiding Montana from their Canadian reservation.
37. Tonight at 8:30 (1952)
Approved | 81 min | Comedy
An omnibus of three Noel Coward tales: the first, "The Red Peppers" (featuring Kay Walsh, Ted Ray, Martita Hunt, Frank Pettingell and Bill Fraser) about a bickering vaudeville couple who ... See full summary »
42. The Robe (1953)
Unrated | 135 min | Drama, History
In the Roman province of Judea during the 1st century, Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio is ordered to crucify Jesus of Nazareth but is tormented by his guilty conscience afterwards.
Votes: 8,450 | Gross: $36.00M
43. Shane (1953)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Western
A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.
Votes: 34,107 | Gross: $20.00M
44. Both Sides of the Law (1953)
94 min | Drama
A pseudo-documentary in style with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of women police built around three different story lines. The first involves eighteen-year-old Bridget Foster (... See full summary »
47. 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 »