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List of Frances Bavier Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Girls About Town (1931)
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Girls About Town
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Wanda and Marie earn their living by escorting out of town middle aged men, but do not go to bed with them. In course of one such outing, they meet Benjamin and Jim and in spite of knowing she is a paid entertainer, Jim falls in love with Wanda and proposes marriage. The only hitch in this union is Wanda’s estranged husband Alex. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eugene Pallette, Lilyan Tashman, Kay Francis, Joel McCrea, Alan Dinehart
2. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
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The Day the Earth Stood Still
TV-G
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This 1951 black-and-white sci-fi film tells the story of a humanoid alien visitor, Klaatu, who comes to Earth, along with a robot ,to deliver an important message, and to rescue to Earth from the greatest threat. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Wise
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Patricia Neal, Sam Jaffe, Hugh Marlowe, Michael Rennie, Billy Gray
3. The Bad Seed (1956)
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The Bad Seed
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As:
Cast
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy
Genres:
Horror, Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Nancy Kelly, Evelyn Varden, Eileen Heckart, Henry Jones
4. Bend of the River (1952)
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Bend of the River
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As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Mann
Genres:
Action, Romance, Adventure, Western
Star Cast:
James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Stepin Fetchit, Julie Adams, Jay C. Flippen, Arthur Kennedy
5. The Stooge (1951)
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The Stooge
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Musical, Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Polly Bergen, Eddie Mayehoff, Marion Marshall
6. My Wife's Best Friend (1952)
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My Wife's Best Friend
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As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Sale
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Anne Baxter, Cecil Kellaway, Macdonald Carey, Catherine McLeod
7. Sally and Saint Anne (1952)
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Sally and Saint Anne
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Rudolph Maté
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Edmund Gwenn, Ann Blyth, John McIntire, Hugh O'Brian,
8. Horizons West (1952)
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Horizons West
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The Hammond brothers, Neil and Dan, return to their parents’ Austin ranch after the Civil War. Neil takes over the ranch-work as he woos the country damsel, Sally. Dan gets drawn to the local baron Hardin’s wife Lorna, while grossing money through rustling horses and other corrupt dealings. Will the new Marshal, Neil, confront his brother whose goons are harassing the ranchers? 

As:
Cast
Director:
Budd Boetticher
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
James Arness, Raymond Burr, Rock Hudson, Robert Ryan, Julie Adams, John McIntire, Judith Braun
9. Benji (1974)
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Benji
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Benji is a stray dog without an owner, who prefers to roam freely over his friendly Texas town. When two children whom Benji cares for, are kidnapped and held for ransom, Benji springs into action, and takes it as his mission to rescue the children from the criminals.    

As:
Cast
Role:
Lady with the Cat
Director:
Joe Camp
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Peter Breck, Patsy Garrett, Allen Fiuzat, Cynthia Smith
10. Man in the Attic (1953)
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2
Man in the Attic
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Helen Harley
Director:
Hugo Fregonese
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jack Palance, Rhys Williams, Constance Smith, Byron Palmer
11. It Started with a Kiss (1959)
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It Started with a Kiss
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Hearing that her husband, a US sergeant stationed in Spain, has won a custom-built 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car, a former dancer flies off to join him. The car also draws the attention of a famous matador, who starts courting her. Meanwhile, his superior officers order him to send the car back to USA and warn it will cost him an unaffordable amount in tax. 

As:
Cast
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Debbie Reynolds, Eva Gabor, Marion Ross, Glenn Ford, Gustavo Rojo, Fred Clark
12. O, My Darling Clementine (1943)
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O, My Darling Clementine
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Frank McDonald
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Harry Cheshire, Rogues The Radio, Roy Acuff, Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys and Girls
13. The Lady Says No (1951)
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The Lady Says No
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Dorinda Hatch, the beautiful writer of the best-selling book that enlightens women about dangers of men, is scheduled to get photographed by a national magazine’s author-photographer Bill Shelby for a photo story on her. The two clash over viewpoints and continue to trade insults, complicating the situation, but refuse to admit their true feelings for each other. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Aunt Alice Hatch
Director:
Frank Ross
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David Niven, James Robertson Justice, Joan Caulfield, Lenore Lonergan
14. A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed (1958)
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A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Henry Levin
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dina Merrill, Mickey Rooney, Tom Ewell, Mickey Shaughnessy, Madge Kennedy

TV Movie(s)

1. The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry (2003)
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The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry
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As:
Cast
Role:
Aunt Bee Taylor (archiveFootage)
Director:
Eamon Harrington, John Watkin
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Elinor Donahue, Andy Griffith, Aneta Corsaut, Rodney Dillard

TV Shows and Videos

Colonel Humphrey Flack (1953)
Colonel Humphrey Flack
As:
Cast
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Klugman, Claude Akins, Alan Mowbray, Frank Jenks, Hillary Brooke
Waterfront (1954)
Waterfront
As:
Cast
Director:
Hollingsworth Morse, John Brahm, Phil Karlson, Ted Post, Paul Landres
Genres:
Crime, Adventure
Star Cast:
Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Preston Foster, Douglas Dick
Racket Squad (1950)
Racket Squad
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Reed Hadley, Paul Frees, Griff Barnett, Robert Bray
Soldiers of Fortune (1955)
Soldiers of Fortune
As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Claude Akins, Lee Van Cleef, John Russell, Chick Chandler, John Doucette
It's a Great Life (1954)
It's a Great Life
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Amy Morgan / ... (71 episodes, 1954-1956)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Angie Dickinson, James Dunn, Michael O'Shea, William Bishop, Barbara Bates
The Eve Arden Show (1957)
The Eve Arden Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Nora / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1958)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Allyn Joslyn, Eve Arden, Gail Stone, Karen Green
Target (1958)
Target
As:
Cast
Director:
Sutton Roley, Otto Lang, Eddie Davis, George More O'Ferrall, Henry S. Kesler
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:

Frances Bavier Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
The Andy Griffith Show Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Comedy 1967