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List of Ann Sothern Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
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21
A Letter to Three Wives
72
21

A seductress living in a small town writes a letter to her three best friends notifying that she is going to run off with one of their husbands. However, she doesn’t inform them which one, which makes things more complicated.

Role:
Rita Phipps
Starring:
Jeanne Crain, Celeste Holm, Carl Switzer, Kirk Douglas, Linda Darnell, Paul Douglas
Directed By:
2. The Outsider (1967)
9
3
The Outsider
9
3
Starring:
Ossie Davis, Edmond O'Brien, Darren McGavin, Nancy Malone, Shirley Knight
Directed By:
Michael Ritchie
3. The Great Man's Whiskers (1972)
8
3
The Great Man's Whiskers
8
3
Role:
Aunt Margaret Bancroft
Starring:
Dennis Weaver, John McGiver, Dean Jones, Harve Presnell
Directed By:
Philip Leacock
4. The Best Man (1964)
30
10
The Best Man
30
10
Starring:
Cliff Robertson, Henry Fonda, Shelley Berman, Margaret Leighton, Edie Adams
Directed By:
Franklin J. Schaffner
5. The Weekend Nun (1972)
9
3
The Weekend Nun
9
3
Role:
Mother Bonaventure
Starring:
Marion Ross, Beverly Garland, James Gregory, Vic Morrow, Joanna Pettet
Directed By:
Jeannot Szwarc
6. A Death of Innocence (1971)
9
3
A Death of Innocence
9
3
Starring:
Shelley Winters, Arthur Kennedy, John Randolph, Harold Gould
Directed By:
Paul Wendkos
9. Cry 'Havoc' (1943)
13
6
Cry 'Havoc'
13
6

Set during the Second World War, the film focuses on thirteen American women serving at a field hospital in war torn Philippine. Out of the thirteen, only two are trained nurses, the rest being lay volunteers from different backgrounds. The story chronicles how they battle constant Japanese air raids, short medical supplies and bouts of malaria before they evolve into a cohesive team. 

Role:
Pat
Starring:
Robert Mitchum, Margaret Sullavan, Fay Bainter, Joan Blondell
Directed By:
Richard Thorpe
11. Melody in Spring (1934)
7
3
Melody in Spring
7
3
Role:
Jane Blodgett
Starring:
George Meeker, Charles Ruggles, Mary Boland, Lanny Ross
Directed By:
Norman Z. McLeod
12. The Judge Steps Out (1948)
8
4
The Judge Steps Out
8
4
Role:
Peggy
Starring:
George Tobias, Florence Bates, Alexander Knox, Sharyn Moffett
Directed By:
Boris Ingster
13. Shadow on the Wall (1950)
13
6
Shadow on the Wall
13
6
Role:
Dell Faring
Starring:
Zachary Scott, Kristine Miller, Gigi Perreau, Nancy Reagan
Directed By:
Pat Jackson
14. Kid Millions (1934)
9
5
Kid Millions
9
5

A poor Brooklyn boy inherits $77 million from his biological father; but to get it he must travel to Egypt. Traveling in the same ship is his father’s common-law wife and her rogue boyfriend, intending to lay claim on the booty and so is his sponsor, who is also expecting a share.  Then there is a local sheikh who is unwilling to give up the money. 

Role:
Joan Larrabee
Starring:
Lucille Ball, Ethel Merman, Paulette Goddard, Eddie Cantor, Warren Hymer
Directed By:
Roy Del Ruth, Willy Pogany
15. Maisie Was a Lady (1941)
9
5
Maisie Was a Lady
9
5
Role:
Maisie Ravier
Starring:
C. Aubrey Smith, Lew Ayres, Maureen O'Sullivan, Joan Perry
Directed By:
Edwin L. Marin
16. Sylvia (1965)
9
4
Sylvia
9
4

A millionaire hires a private detective to learn the truth about his fiancée. Although the detective begins his investigation, he slowly starts falling in love with her.

Starring:
Carroll Baker, Majel Barrett, Peter Lawford, Joanne Dru, Viveca Lindfors
Directed By:
Gordon Douglas
17. Lady in a Cage (1964)
25
13
Lady in a Cage
25
13
Starring:
Scatman Crothers, Olivia de Havilland, James Caan, Jennifer Billingsley, Rafael Campos, William Swan
Directed By:
Walter Grauman
18. Maisie (1939)
10
5
Maisie
10
5
Role:
Maisie Ravier
Starring:
Ian Hunter, Cliff Edwards, Robert Young, Ruth Hussey
Directed By:
Edwin L. Marin
19. Folies Bergère de Paris (1935)
8
4
Folies Bergère de Paris
8
4

Eugene Charlier, a stage entertainer, successfully impersonates rich and famous but unfaithful banker Baron Ferdinand Cassini, who is drawn towards Charlier’s partner Mimi. When the Baron disappears for a secret meeting, his partners hire Charlier to imitate him at a state reception. The comical game of mistaken identity leads to several amusing confusions for both Mimi as well as Baroness Genevieve Cassini. 

Role:
Mimi
Starring:
Merle Oberon, Maurice Chevalier, Eric Blore, Ferdinand Munier
Directed By:
Roy Del Ruth
20. Hotel for Women (1939)
7
3
Hotel for Women
7
3
Role:
Eileen Connelly
Starring:
Jean Rogers, James Ellison, Lynn Bari, Linda Darnell
Directed By:
Gregory Ratoff
21. Whoopee! (1930)
11
6
Whoopee!
TV-G
11
6

The musical comedy follows Sally Morgan who has fallen in love with mixed-race Native American Wanenis. When she flees her wedding with Sheriff Bob Wells, with the help of a completely oblivious Henry Williams who is just giving her a ride, they are pursued by Wells and Henry’s nurse Mary. 

Starring:
Betty Grable, Paulette Goddard, Eddie Cantor, Ethel Shutta, Paul Gregory
Directed By:
Thornton Freeland
22. Nancy Goes to Rio (1950)
9
5
Nancy Goes to Rio
9
5

A theater producer hires Nancy to star in his show, but doesn’t inform her superstar mother Frances, that she has been replaced. Unknown to each other, both mother and daughter head south for the same role.  

Role:
Frances Elliott
Starring:
Carmen Miranda, Louis Calhern, Barry Sullivan, Jane Powell
Directed By:
Robert Z. Leonard
23. Ringside Maisie (1941)
8
4
Ringside Maisie
8
4
Role:
Maisie Ravier
Starring:
George Murphy, Robert Sterling, Virginia O'Brien, Natalie Thompson
Directed By:
Edwin L. Marin
24. You, John Jones! (1943)
8
4
You, John Jones!
8
4

This war drama short film tells the story of an air force officer named John Jones, whose daughter is preparing for a school event, when he is suddenly called away due to an air raid alarm. He soon realizes that he is quite lucky to be in America, as there is no bombing and no suffering like the war-torn nations of Europe.

Role:
Mary Jones
Starring:
James Cagney, Carey Wilson, Margaret O'Brien, Beal Wong
Directed By:
Mervyn LeRoy
25. Broadway Thru a Keyhole (1933)
7
4
Broadway Thru a Keyhole
7
4

Broadway Through a Keyhole is a musical film which tells the story of Frank Rocci, a racketeer who finds himself attracted to a dancer named Joan, working at a Broadway night spot.  He is uses his influence to help her get a significant role in the show, hoping that it will make her fall for him. She eventually accepts his marriage proposal, although it is more out of gratitude than love.

Starring:
Lucille Ball, Paul Kelly, Gregory Ratoff, Constance Cummings, Blossom Seeley
Directed By:
Lowell Sherman
26. Walking on Air (1936)
7
4
Walking on Air
7
4
Role:
Kit Bennett
Starring:
Henry Stephenson, George Meeker, Gene Raymond, Jessie Ralph
Directed By:
Joseph Santley
27. My American Wife (1936)
6
3
My American Wife
6
3
Role:
Mary Cantillon
Starring:
Billie Burke, Francis Lederer, Fred Stone, Ernest Cossart
Directed By:
Harold Young
28. Words and Music (1948)
13
7
Words and Music
13
7

The fictionalized retelling of the creative partnership of legends, lyricist Lorenz Hart and composer Richard Rodgers, narrates their struggles to find success. It also provides a view to Larry’s personal demons, his death, and the heartbroken Dick regretting the loss of his friend when success eventually comes knocking.  

Starring:
Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Janet Leigh, Lena Horne, Gene Kelly, Perry Como, June Allyson
Directed By:
Norman Taurog
29. Lady Be Good (1941)
11
6
Lady Be Good
11
6

During her second divorce hearing, singer Dixie Donegan recounts to Judge Murdock, the ups and downs of her marriage to composer Eddie Crane. After initially working together, falling in love, and getting married the two separated due to differences. They got married a second time to each other only to realize that they want different things, again. 

Role:
Dixie Donegan
Starring:
Red Skelton, Lionel Barrymore, Robert Young, Eleanor Powell
Directed By:
Norman Z. McLeod, Busby Berkeley
30. Madam Satan (1930)
11
6
Madam Satan
11
6

This 1930 pre-code musical comedy film tells the story of an upper class couple,  Bob and Angela Brooks. However, since Bob is unfaithful, to teach him a lesson, and to win back his love, Angela disguises herself as a mysterious devil woman aboard a magnificent ball, and tries to seduce her unknowing husband. 

Starring:
Cecil B. DeMille, Roland Young, Kay Johnson, Lillian Roth
Directed By:
31. Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937)
9
5
Ali Baba Goes to Town
9
5

A movie company is showing the Arabian Nights when a hobo enters their camp and gets injured on the head. After taking too many painkillers, he falls asleep and starts dreaming about being in Baghdad and also being the Sultan’s advisor.

Starring:
John Carradine, Shirley Temple, Victor McLaglen, Roland Young, Eddie Cantor
Directed By:
David Butler
32. Good News (1930)
8
4
Good News
8
4

Tom Marlowe is the star of his college’s football team, although his college grades are not very good. After a series of bad grades, the college decides to exclude Marlowe from the team. But Professor Kenyon decides to help Marlowe improve his grades, so that he can lead his football team once again.  

Starring:
Bessie Love, Cliff Edwards, Stanley Smith, Mary Lawlor
Directed By:
Nick Grinde
33. Smartest Girl in Town (1936)
7
4
Smartest Girl in Town
7
4
Role:
Frances Cooke
Starring:
Helen Broderick, Gene Raymond, Erik Rhodes, Eric Blore
Directed By:
Joseph Santley
34. Danger - Love at Work (1937)
7
4
Danger - Love at Work
7
4

Henry MacMorrow is a junior partner working at a law firm who is assigned a task of obtaining the signatures of several members of the Pemberton family so that a property owned by them can be sold. He makes his way to their home by train, and on route, he meets Junior Pemberton, and his sister Toni. Toni eventually starts  developing feelings for Henry.

Role:
Toni Pemberton
Starring:
John Carradine, Edward Everett Horton, Jack Haley, Mary Boland
Directed By:
35. You May Be Next! (1936)
6
3
You May Be Next!
6
3
Role:
Fay Stevens
Starring:
Douglass Dumbrille, Berton Churchill, John Arledge, Lloyd Nolan
Directed By:
Albert S. Rogell
36. Trade Winds (1938)
9
5
Trade Winds
9
5

A comedy mystery film about a detective who chases a socialite accused of committing a murder. She must outwit him to avoid going to prison.

Role:
Jean Livingstone
Starring:
Fredric March, Sidney Blackmer, Joan Bennett, Ralph Bellamy
Directed By:
Tay Garnett
37. Maisie Gets Her Man (1942)
8
5
Maisie Gets Her Man
8
5

Maisie is a showgirl in Chicago who falls on difficult times, after which she begins to work for a building manager. After getting fired, she ends up in another position as an assistant to an aspiring comedian named Hap. However, since Hap is not able to find much success in his shows, they begin to work for a con man. Meanwhile Maisie and Hap also begin to fall for each other.

Role:
Maisie Ravier
Starring:
Red Skelton, Donald Meek, Allen Jenkins, Leo Gorcey
Directed By:
Roy Del Ruth
38. Undercover Maisie (1947)
7
4
Undercover Maisie
TV-G
7
4
Role:
Maisie Ravier
Starring:
Leon Ames, Mark Daniels, Barry Nelson, Clinton Sundberg
Directed By:
Harry Beaumont
39. Let's Fall in Love (1933)
6
4
Let's Fall in Love
6
4
Role:
Jean
Starring:
Edmund Lowe, Gregory Ratoff, Miriam Jordan, Greta Meyer
Directed By:
David Burton
40. Don't Gamble with Love (1936)
6
3
Don't Gamble with Love
6
3
Role:
Ann Edwards
Starring:
Thurston Hall, Ian Keith, Irving Pichel, Bruce Cabot
Directed By:
Dudley Murphy
41. Thousands Cheer (1943)
11
7
Thousands Cheer
11
7

Private Eddie Marsh has recently joined the army but possesses an entertainer’s spirit. On his way to arranging a grand show for his fellow soldiers, he falls in love with Colonel Bill Jones’ daughter Kathryn. Now he must put on the greatest show to impress the Colonel and get his blessings. 

Starring:
Donna Reed, Mickey Rooney, Gene Kelly, Red Skelton, Lena Horne, Judy Garland, Lucille Ball
Directed By:
George Sidney
42. Congo Maisie (1940)
8
5
Congo Maisie
8
5
Role:
Maisie Ravier
Starring:
J.M. Kerrigan, John Carroll, Rita Johnson, Shepperd Strudwick
Directed By:
H.C. Potter
43. Swing Shift Maisie (1943)
7
4
Swing Shift Maisie
7
4
Role:
Maisie Ravier
Starring:
Jean Rogers, John Qualen, James Craig, Connie Gilchrist
Directed By:
Norman Z. McLeod
44. Gold Rush Maisie (1940)
7
5
Gold Rush Maisie
7
5
Role:
Maisie Ravier
Starring:
Slim Summerville, Lee Bowman, Mary Nash, Virginia Weidler
Directed By:
J. Walter Ruben, Norman Taurog, Edwin L. Marin
45. Up Goes Maisie (1946)
7
4
Up Goes Maisie
7
4
Role:
Maisie Ravier
Starring:
George Murphy, Ray Collins, Hillary Brooke, Stephen McNally
Directed By:
Harry Beaumont
46. Grand Exit (1935)
7
4
Grand Exit
7
4
Role:
Adrienne Martin / Adeline Maxwell
Starring:
Edmund Lowe, Onslow Stevens, Robert Middlemass, Wyrley Birch
Directed By:
Erle C. Kenton
47. Eight Bells (1935)
6
3
Eight Bells
6
3
Role:
Marge Walker
Starring:
Ralph Bellamy, Arthur Hohl, John Buckler, Catherine Doucet
Directed By:
Roy William Neill
48. Fast and Furious (1939)
9
6
Fast and Furious
9
6

A detective couple visit Seaside City for a vacation, where the husband is made one of the judges of a beauty pageant. Together, they witness a scam and investigate a murder.

Role:
Garda Sloane
Starring:
Mel Blanc, Franchot Tone, Lee Bowman, Allyn Joslyn
Directed By:
Busby Berkeley
49. The Killing Kind (1973)
10
7
The Killing Kind
R
10
7

A young man is framed in a gang rape and goes to prison. When he is released, one of the tenants at his mother's boarding house takes a fancy to him. However, his lust for violence triggered during his prison sentence causes him to commit gory crimes one after another.

Role:
Thelma Lambert
Starring:
Cindy Williams, Ruth Roman, John Savage, Luana Anders
Directed By:
Curtis Harrington
50. Maisie Goes to Reno (1944)
8
5
Maisie Goes to Reno
8
5

Maisie is overworked at her defense job, until she is given a vacation for two weeks. She meets a man named Tommy, who offers her a job of singing with his band in Reno. However, she needs to get there on her own. At the bus station, she meets a soldier who asks her to deliver a letter for his wife, who is waiting for a divorce.

Role:
Maisie Ravier
Starring:
Ava Gardner, John Hodiak, Tom Drake, Paul Cavanagh
Directed By:
Harry Beaumont
51. Dulcy (1940)
7
4
Dulcy
7
4
Role:
Dulcy Ward
Starring:
Billie Burke, Roland Young, Ian Hunter, Reginald Gardiner
Directed By:
S. Sylvan Simon
52. Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President (1939)
6
4
Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President
6
4
Role:
Ethel Turp
Starring:
Walter Brennan, Lewis Stone, William Gargan, Marsha Hunt
Directed By:
Robert B. Sinclair
53. April Showers (1948)
7
5
April Showers
7
5

April Showers is a musical film which tells the story of a struggling vaudeville couple, who manage to find a lot of popularity and success after they add their son to the show. However, things turn upside down when the father begins to take a liking to alcohol, and gets addicted.

Role:
June Tyme
Starring:
Mel Blanc, Jack Carson, S.Z. Sakall, Robert Alda
Directed By:
James V. Kern
54. Blind Date (1934)
6
4
Blind Date
6
4

Blind Date is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Kitty, a hardworking switchboard operator who is engaged to Bill, an auto mechanic. When Bill opens his own garage, his relationship with Kitty is affected due to his busy schedule. Frustrated, Kitty agrees to go on a blind date with the son of a rich businessman.  

Role:
Kitty
Starring:
Mickey Rooney, Neil Hamilton, Paul Kelly, Jane Darwell
Directed By:
Roy William Neill
55. She's Got Everything (1937)
6
4
She's Got Everything
6
4
Role:
Carol Rogers
Starring:
Victor Moore, Helen Broderick, Gene Raymond, Harry Parke
Directed By:
Joseph Santley
56. Hooray for Love (1935)
6
4
Hooray for Love
6
4

Doug Tyler is a young man who is an aspiring Broadway producer. After taking a liking to a singer named Pat Thatcher, he decides to invest his ancestral property into a show starring her. However, he is not aware about her cunning father’s schemes.  

Role:
Patricia Thatcher
Starring:
Lucille Ball, Gene Raymond, Pert Kelton, Thurston Hall
Directed By:
Walter Lang
57. The Girl Friend (1935)
5
4
The Girl Friend
5
4
Role:
Linda Henry
Starring:
Thurston Hall, Roger Pryor, Jack Haley, Victor Kilian
Directed By:
Edward Buzzell
58. Panama Hattie (1942)
7
5
Panama Hattie
7
5

Hattie Maloney’s hotel in Panama is frequented by American sailors, who come here to have a good time, often singing Cole Porter numbers and dancing. The plot heats up when an upper class gentleman visits the hotel and sparks begin to fly between the two. However, there are problems on the way.  

Role:
Hattie Maloney
Starring:
Lena Horne, Red Skelton, Marsha Hunt, Ben Blue
Directed By:
59. Super-Sleuth (1937)
7
5
Super-Sleuth
7
5
Role:
Mary Strand
Starring:
Edgar Kennedy, Jack Oakie, Eduardo Ciannelli, Alan Bruce
Directed By:
Benjamin Stoloff
60. Doughboys (1930)
7
5
Doughboys
7
5

Elmer is a rich and naive young man, who falls for a working girl named Mary. While trying to find a driver for himself, he gets enlisted in the military accidentally. However, he is happy when he finds that Mary is working there as well. 

Starring:
Buster Keaton, Sally Eilers, Cliff Edwards, Edward Brophy, Victor Potel
Directed By:
Edward Sedgwick
61. The Show of Shows (1929)
7
5
The Show of Shows
7
5

The film gave a chance to the 1929 audiences to see and hear the famous stars of silent movies for the first time. Frank Fay is the Emcee of this music-comedy revue, where the well-known names of the silent era, actors from first ‘talkie’ movies,  and the Broadway stars perform in a series of musical, dramatic and comedy acts.

Starring:
Loretta Young, John Barrymore, Hobart Bosworth, H.B. Warner
Directed By:
John G. Adolfi
62. Three Hearts for Julia (1943)
6
4
Three Hearts for Julia
6
4
Role:
Julia Seabrook
Starring:
Melvyn Douglas, Lee Bowman, Felix Bressart, Richard Ainley
Directed By:
Richard Thorpe
63. There Goes My Girl (1937)
6
4
There Goes My Girl
6
4

Jerry and Connie are the best reporters in the field, but they work for rival newspapers. When they take a liking to one another, and plan to get married, both of their employers and co-workers try every trick in the book to keep the two apart.

Role:
Reporter Connie Taylor
Starring:
Lucille Ball, Gene Raymond, Gordon Jones, Frank Jenks
Directed By:
Ben Holmes, Edward Killy
64. Broadway Nights (1927)
5
4
Broadway Nights
5
4
Starring:
Barbara Stanwyck, Lois Wilson, Sam Hardy, Philip Strange, Louis John Bartels
Directed By:
Joseph Boyle
65. Congratulations, It's a Boy! (1971)
5
4
Congratulations, It's a Boy!
TV-14
5
4
Role:
Ethel Gaines
Starring:
Tom Bosley, Jack Albertson, Diane Baker, Bill Bixby
Directed By:
William A. Graham
66. Crazy Mama (1975)
8
7
Crazy Mama
PG
8
7

This action comedy film tells us the story of three women who begin a crime spree, after their family farm was taken off them by corrupt authorities. 

Role:
Sheba
Starring:
Dennis Quaid, Cloris Leachman, Bill Paxton, Jim Backus
Directed By:
67. There Goes the Groom (1937)
5
4
There Goes the Groom
5
4
Role:
Betty Russell
Starring:
Mary Boland, Onslow Stevens, Burgess Meredith, William Brisbane
Directed By:
Joseph Santley
68. Chubasco (1967)
5
4
Chubasco
5
4
Role:
Angela
Starring:
Richard Egan, Susan Strasberg, Simon Oakland, Christopher Jones
Directed By:
Allen H. Miner
69. The Manitou (1977)
17
15
The Manitou
R
17
15
Starring:
Tony Curtis, Susan Strasberg, Stella Stevens, Michael Ansara, Jon Cedar
Directed By:
William Girdler
70. Dangerous Number (1937)
5
4
Dangerous Number
5
4
Role:
Eleanor Breen Medhill
Starring:
Reginald Owen, Robert Young, Dean Jagger, Cora Witherspoon
Directed By:
Richard Thorpe
71. Golden Needles (1974)
5
5
Golden Needles
PG
5
5
Role:
Finzie
Starring:
Burgess Meredith, Elizabeth Ashley, Joe Don Baker, Jim Kelly
Directed By:
Robert Clouse
72. The Little Dragons (1979)
3
5
The Little Dragons
PG
3
5
Role:
Angel
Starring:
Charles Lane, Chris Petersen, Pat Petersen, Sally Boyden
Directed By:
Curtis Hanson
73. Lady in the Dark (1954)
9
2
Lady in the Dark
9
2
Role:
Liza Elliot
Starring:
Luella Gear, Shepperd Strudwick, Paul McGrath, James Daly
Directed By:
Max Liebman
74. The Greatest Mother of Them All (1969)
8
3
The Greatest Mother of Them All
8
3
Role:
Dolly Murdock
Starring:
Peter Finch, Katherine Woodville, Alexandra Hay, Barry Russo
Directed By:
Robert Aldrich
75. Fol-de-Rol (1972)
8
3
Fol-de-Rol
8
3
Starring:
Mickey Rooney, Howard Cosell, Cyd Charisse, Ricky Nelson, Guy Marks
Directed By:
Tony Charmoli
76. The Party's Over (1934)
7
3
The Party's Over
7
3
Role:
Ruth Walker
Starring:
Stuart Erwin, Arline Judge, Chick Chandler, Patsy Kelly
Directed By:
Walter Lang
77. The Hell Cat (1934)
6
3
The Hell Cat
6
3
Role:
Geraldine Sloane
Starring:
Robert Armstrong, Minna Gombell, Benny Baker, Charles C. Wilson
Directed By:
Albert S. Rogell
78. Fifty Roads to Town (1937)
6
4
Fifty Roads to Town
6
4
Role:
Millicent Kendall
Starring:
Stepin Fetchit, Don Ameche, Slim Summerville, Jane Darwell
Directed By:
Norman Taurog
79. Song of the West (1930)
6
3
Song of the West
6
3
Starring:
Sam Hardy, John Boles, Joe E. Brown, Vivienne Segal
Directed By:
Ray Enright
80. Hell-Ship Morgan (1936)
5
4
Hell-Ship Morgan
5
4
Role:
Mary Taylor
Starring:
George Bancroft, George Regas, Victor Jory, Howard C. Hickman
Directed By:
D. Ross Lederman
81. A Letter to Three Wives (1985)
4
4
A Letter to Three Wives
4
4
Starring:
Doris Roberts, Ben Gazzara, Michele Lee, Charles Frank
Directed By:
Larry Elikann

TV Shows

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
32
6
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
32
6
Starring:
Elsa Lanchester, Julie London, Leslie Nielsen, Ed Asner, Angie Dickinson, Dina Merrill, Jayne Mansfield
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour
14
3
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour
14
3
Starring:
William Frawley, Vivian Vance, Danny Thomas, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz
Directed By:
Jerry Thorpe, Desi Arnaz
The Red Skelton Show
14
3
The Red Skelton Show
TV-G
14
3
Starring:
Cass Elliot, Bobby Darin, Michael Landon, Sessue Hayakawa, Buddy Ebsen, Dorothy McGuire, Agnes Moorehead
Directed By:
Seymour Berns, Bill Hobin, John Gaunt, Terry Kyne, Martin Rackin
Private Secretary
9
2
Private Secretary
9
2
Role:
Susie McNamara (104 episodes, 1953-1957)
Starring:
Anita Ekberg, John Banner, Mel Blanc, Jesse White, Don Porter, Ann Tyrrell
Captains and the Kings
10
3
Captains and the Kings
10
3
Starring:
Charles Durning, Jane Seymour, Henry Fonda, John Carradine, Celeste Holm, Robert Vaughn, Harvey Jason
Directed By:
Allen Reisner, Douglas Heyes
The Ann Sothern Show
8
2
The Ann Sothern Show
8
2
Role:
Katy O'Connor (93 episodes, 1958-1961)
Starring:
Eva Gabor, Joel Grey, Connie Stevens, Sal Mineo, Lucille Ball, Frances Bavier, Don Porter
Directed By:
James V. Kern, Richard Whorf, Sidney Miller, Paul Harrison, Abby Berlin
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Television Achievement
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
9
3
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
9
3
Starring:
Charles Bronson, Mary Tyler Moore, James Stewart, James Dean, Lee Marvin, Charlton Heston, David Niven
Directed By:
The DuPont Show with June Allyson
8
2
The DuPont Show with June Allyson
8
2
Starring:
Harpo Marx, Ron Howard, Steve Allen, James Franciscus, Ginger Rogers, Irene Dunne, James Coburn
Directed By:
Don Taylor, Paul Henreid, Robert Butler, Richard Dunlap, James Neilson
Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle
8
2
Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle
8
2
Starring:
Bela Lugosi, Milton Berle, Shemp Howard, Vivian Vance, William Frawley, Sid Stone
Directed By:
Medical Story
8
2
Medical Story
8
2
Starring:
Meredith Baxter, Bert Convy, Kim Richards, John Forsythe, Broderick Crawford, Clu Gulager
Insight
8
2
Insight
8
2
Starring:
Flip Wilson, Jerry Mathers, Elinor Donahue, Bob Newhart, Marty Feldman, John Forsythe, Alice Ghostley
Directed By:
Richard C. Bennett, Paul Stanley, Hal Cooper, Ralph Senensky, Michael Ray Rhodes
The Ford Television Theatre
8
3
The Ford Television Theatre
8
3
Starring:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, Jack Lemmon, Frances Bavier, Jackie Cooper, Claudette Colbert
Directed By:
The Virginian
19
6
The Virginian
TV-PG
19
6
Starring:
Peter Graves, Tom Skerritt, Denver Pyle, Gus Trikonis, Raquel Welch, Stewart Granger, Eddie Albert
Directed By:
Don McDougall, Abner Biberman, Anton Leader, William Witney, James Sheldon
Alias Smith and Jones
16
5
Alias Smith and Jones
16
5
Starring:
Broderick Crawford, Claudine Longet, Adam West, Sorrell Booke, Katy Jurado, Slim Pickens, Sally Field
Directed By:
The Chicago Teddy Bears
7
2
The Chicago Teddy Bears
7
2
Starring:
John Banner, Huntz Hall, Marvin Kaplan, John Fiedler, Dean Jones
The Legend of Jesse James
7
3
The Legend of Jesse James
7
3
Starring:
Claude Akins, Kurt Russell, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Dennis Hopper, John Carradine, Slim Pickens, Charles Bronson
Directed By:
Christian Nyby, Herschel Daugherty, James B. Clark, Joseph Pevney, Robert Totten
The Lucy Show
19
7
The Lucy Show
19
7
Starring:
Don Rickles, Jack Benny, Carol Burnett, Mary Wickes, George Burns, Jimmy Durante, Frankie Avalon
Directed By:
Jack Donohue, Maury Thompson
Family Affair
18
8
Family Affair
TV-G
18
8
Starring:
Brian Keith, Eve Plumb, Veronica Cartwright, Sterling Holloway, Robert Reed, Leif Garrett, Anissa Jones
Love, American Style
14
7
Love, American Style
14
7
Starring:
Ed Begley Jr., Richard Dawson, Sid Caesar, Anne Meara, Jack Klugman, Lesley Ann Warren, Joyce Bulifant
Directed By:
Charles R. Rondeau, Bruce Bilson, Leslie H. Martinson, Gary Nelson, Richard Michaels
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.
7
4
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.
7
4
Starring:
Peggy Lee, Luciana Paluzzi, Gena Rowlands, Nanette Fabray, Fernando Lamas, Sorrell Booke, John Carradine
Flying High
7
3
Flying High
7
3
Starring:
Ray Walston, Arthur Godfrey, Cassandra Peterson, Nipsey Russell, Rosey Grier, Bobby Troup, Mary Ann Mobley
Hollywood Opening Night
5
3
Hollywood Opening Night
5
3
Starring:
Ethel Barrymore, Teresa Wright, Gloria Swanson, Celeste Holm, Raymond Burr, Mary Wickes, Buddy Ebsen
Directed By:
Richard Irving, William Corrigan
My Mother the Car
5
5
My Mother the Car
5
5
Role:
Gladys Crabtree (30 episodes, 1965-1966)
Starring:
Charles Grodin, Lee Van Cleef, Maggie Pierce, Jerry Van Dyke, Cindy Eilbacher

Special Appearance/Cameo

Whoopee! (1930)
15
8
Whoopee!
TV-G
15
8

The musical comedy follows Sally Morgan who has fallen in love with mixed-race Native American Wanenis. When she flees her wedding with Sheriff Bob Wells, with the help of a completely oblivious Henry Williams who is just giving her a ride, they are pursued by Wells and Henry’s nurse Mary. 

Role:
Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
Starring:
Betty Grable, Paulette Goddard, Eddie Cantor, Ethel Shutta, Paul Gregory
Directed By:
Thornton Freeland
Broadway Thru a Keyhole (1933)
8
4
Broadway Thru a Keyhole
8
4

Broadway Through a Keyhole is a musical film which tells the story of Frank Rocci, a racketeer who finds himself attracted to a dancer named Joan, working at a Broadway night spot.  He is uses his influence to help her get a significant role in the show, hoping that it will make her fall for him. She eventually accepts his marriage proposal, although it is more out of gratitude than love.

Role:
Chorine (uncredited)
Starring:
Lucille Ball, Paul Kelly, Gregory Ratoff, Constance Cummings, Blossom Seeley
Directed By:
Lowell Sherman
Madam Satan (1930)
14
8
Madam Satan
14
8

This 1930 pre-code musical comedy film tells the story of an upper class couple,  Bob and Angela Brooks. However, since Bob is unfaithful, to teach him a lesson, and to win back his love, Angela disguises herself as a mysterious devil woman aboard a magnificent ball, and tries to seduce her unknowing husband. 

Role:
Zeppelin Reveler (uncredited)
Starring:
Cecil B. DeMille, Roland Young, Kay Johnson, Lillian Roth
Directed By:
Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937)
11
6
Ali Baba Goes to Town
11
6

A movie company is showing the Arabian Nights when a hobo enters their camp and gets injured on the head. After taking too many painkillers, he falls asleep and starts dreaming about being in Baghdad and also being the Sultan’s advisor.

Role:
Ann Sothern - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Starring:
John Carradine, Shirley Temple, Victor McLaglen, Roland Young, Eddie Cantor
Directed By:
David Butler
Good News (1930)
9
5
Good News
9
5

Tom Marlowe is the star of his college’s football team, although his college grades are not very good. After a series of bad grades, the college decides to exclude Marlowe from the team. But Professor Kenyon decides to help Marlowe improve his grades, so that he can lead his football team once again.  

Role:
Student (uncredited)
Starring:
Bessie Love, Cliff Edwards, Stanley Smith, Mary Lawlor
Directed By:
Nick Grinde
Song of the West (1930)
6
3
Song of the West
6
3
Role:
Bit Part (uncredited)
Starring:
Sam Hardy, John Boles, Joe E. Brown, Vivienne Segal
Directed By:
Ray Enright
Broadway Nights (1927)
5
4
Broadway Nights
5
4
Role:
Showgirl (uncredited)
Starring:
Barbara Stanwyck, Lois Wilson, Sam Hardy, Philip Strange, Louis John Bartels
Directed By:
Joseph Boyle

Ann Sothern Awards

Golden Globe Awards
The Ann Sothern Show Television Achievement 1959