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List of John Banner Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. One, Two, Three (1961)
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2
One, Two, Three
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2

This American political comedy film is about an executive working for Coca Cola who is also given the task of taking care of his boss’s daughter, who is a socialite. When she falls for a German communist having anti capitalistic views, he is tasked with preventing her from getting married to him.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
James Cagney, Arlene Francis, Howard St. John, Leon Askin, Horst Buchholz
2. It Started with Eve (1941)
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2
It Started with Eve
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2

When a very ill wealthy man expresses his wish to meet his son’s fiancée, the son hastily requests a hatcheck girl to pose as his betrothed, as his real fiancée is unavailable. The father takes a liking to the girl, his health improves tremendously, and he plans their actual engagement. By then, the real fiancée is also back, complicating the matters further. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Charles Laughton, Guy Kibbee, Robert Cummings, Deanna Durbin
3. The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
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2
The Counterfeit Traitor
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
George Seaton
Genres:
Thriller, War, Drama
Star Cast:
William Holden, Klaus Kinski, Lilli Palmer, Hugh Griffith, Carl Raddatz
4. This Land Is Mine (1943)
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3
This Land Is Mine
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3
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Laughton, George Sanders, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak, Kent Smith
9. The Moon Is Down (1943)
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2
The Moon Is Down
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2

During WWII, when the German Nazis occupy a small Norwegian town, the town’s Mayor and the Nazi commandant try to maintain civil conduct. Nazi Col. Lanser, who is instructed to manage the administration of occupied town, tries to turn the people around with persuasion. Though some people comply, others take to armed resistance to the invaders with surreptitious support from Mayor Orden.

As:
Cast
Director:
Irving Pichel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Natalie Wood, Lee J. Cobb, Cedric Hardwicke, Henry Travers, Margaret Wycherly
10. My Girl Tisa (1948)
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2
My Girl Tisa
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Elliott Nugent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Stella Adler, Alan Hale, Lilli Palmer, Akim Tamiroff, Hugo Haas
11. The Story of Ruth (1960)
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2
The Story of Ruth
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Peggy Wood, Viveca Lindfors, Tom Tryon, Jeff Morrow, Stuart Whitman
12. The Beginning or the End (1947)
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2
The Beginning or the End
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2

This is a docudrama film, detailing the development of the atomic bomb in World War II. It starts with Roosevelt authorizing up to two billion dollars for the project and then goes on to detail the research, development and deployment of the bomb, finally ending with the bombing of Hiroshima. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Biography, Drama, History, War
Star Cast:
Blake Edwards, Hume Cronyn, Brian Donlevy, Robert Walker, Tom Drake
13. King Solomon's Mines (1950)
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2
King Solomon's Mines
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Marton, Compton Bennett
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Richard Carlson, Lowell Gilmore, Hugo Haas
14. Desperate Journey (1942)
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2
Desperate Journey
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
War, Adventure, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Errol Flynn, Ronald Reagan, Alan Hale, Nancy Coleman, Raymond Massey
15. Pacific Blackout (1941)
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2
Pacific Blackout
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ralph Murphy
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
Eva Gabor, Robert Preston, Martha O'Driscoll, Philip Merivale, Louis Jean Heydt
16. Spring Parade (1940)
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2
Spring Parade
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Henry Stephenson, Robert Cummings, Deanna Durbin, Mischa Auer, Anne Gwynne
17. Fräulein (1958)
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2
Fräulein
10
2

During the World War II, the fiancée of a Nazi officer helps an American soldier to escape. However, a bomb destroys her home shortly after, killing her father and turning her homeless.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
War, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Mel Ferrer, Margaret Hayes, Theodore Bikel, Dolores Michaels, Dana Wynter
18. The Prize (1963)
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2
The Prize
TV-PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Robson
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Britt Ekland, Paul Newman, Edward G. Robinson, Diane Baker, Elke Sommer, Micheline Presle
19. Bedtime Story (1964)
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2
Bedtime Story
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ralph Levy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David Niven, Marlon Brando, Shirley Jones, Dody Goodman, Aram Stephan
20. Rendezvous 24 (1946)
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2
Rendezvous 24
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Tinling
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Herman Bing, William Gargan, Maria Palmer, Patrick O'Moore
21. Go for Broke! (1951)
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2
Go for Broke!
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Pirosh
Genres:
Drama, History, War
Star Cast:
Van Johnson, Lane Nakano, George Miki, Akira Fukunaga
22. Immortal Sergeant (1943)
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2
Immortal Sergeant
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2

When injured Sergeant Kelly shoots himself while patrolling in the African desert during World War II, it falls on unassertive Corporal, Colin Spence, to lead the survivors to safety.  Daydreaming about his girlfriend, he soon learns to assert himself, going against his men to lead a victorious attack against the Germans. It not only earns him a medal, but also affects his personal life. 

As:
Cast
Director:
John M. Stahl
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Henry Fonda, Thomas Mitchell, Reginald Gardiner, Maureen O'Hara, Allyn Joslyn
23. Callaway Went Thataway (1951)
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2
Callaway Went Thataway
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2

This Western drama film tells us the story of two smart marketing executives who hire a cowboy to impersonate a fading star for public appearances. However, things get quite messy when the real star shows up as well. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Melvin Frank, Norman Panama
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
24. The Fighting Guerrillas (1943)
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2
The Fighting Guerrillas
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Louis King
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Anna Sten, Shepperd Strudwick, Virginia Gilmore, Philip Dorn, Martin Kosleck
25. They Came to Blow Up America (1943)
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2
They Came to Blow Up America
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Edward Ludwig
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Anna Sten, Dennis Hoey, Ward Bond, Sig Ruman, George Sanders
26. Tangier (1946)
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2
Tangier
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
George Waggner
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Preston Foster, Robert Paige, Louise Allbritton, Maria Montez, Sabu
27. Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942)
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2
Once Upon a Honeymoon
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Leo McCarey
Genres:
War, Drama, Romance, Adventure, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Walter Slezak, Albert Bassermann, Albert Dekker
28. The Fallen Sparrow (1943)
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3
The Fallen Sparrow
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3
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Wallace
Genres:
Mystery, Film-Noir, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
John Garfield, Maureen O'Hara, Martha O'Driscoll, Walter Slezak, Patricia Morison
29. Nocturne (1946)
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3
Nocturne
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3
As:
Cast
Director:
Edwin L. Marin
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
George Raft, Lynn Bari, Myrna Dell, Joseph Pevney, Virginia Huston
30. The Juggler (1953)
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2
The Juggler
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2

The Juggler is a war drama film, which tells the life of a Jewish refugee who fights to overcome the psychological effects he suffered during the Second World War as an inmate in a concentration camp.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Edward Dmytryk
Genres:
History, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, Milly Vitale, Paul Stewart, Joseph Walsh, Alf Kjellin
31. Never Say Goodbye (1956)
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2
Never Say Goodbye
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2

An American doctor gets married to an Austrian girl, who later disappears in the Soviet Control Zone during a visit, after which she is presumed dead. Years later, he runs into his former wife, but when she sees him, she runs in shock and gets struck by a car. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry Hopper, Douglas Sirk
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Rock Hudson, Clint Eastwood, Cornell Borchers, George Sanders, Shelley Fabares
32. The Interns (1962)
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3
The Interns
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3

The Interns is a drama film which revolves around the lives and conflicts of the medical interns working under senior surgeons at a major hospital.

As:
Cast
Director:
David Swift
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cliff Robertson, Buddy Ebsen, Telly Savalas, James MacArthur, Nick Adams, Michael Callan
33. The Argyle Secrets (1948)
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2
The Argyle Secrets
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Winter
Director:
Cy Endfield
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Mystery
Star Cast:
William Gargan, Ralph Byrd, Marjorie Lord, Jack Reitzen
35. Tonight We Raid Calais (1943)
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2
Tonight We Raid Calais
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Brahm
Genres:
Drama, War, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
Beulah Bondi, Annabella, Lee J. Cobb, John Sutton, Blanche Yurka
36. The Beast of Budapest (1958)
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2
The Beast of Budapest
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Harmon Jones
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Violet Rensing, Booth Colman, Gerald Milton, Greta Thyssen
37. Operation Eichmann (1961)
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2
Operation Eichmann
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2

Operation Eichmann is a drama film which is a highly fictionalized account of the life of the Nazi official Adolf Eichmann, who is known as one of the main architects behind the Holocaust.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rudolf Höss
Director:
R.G. Springsteen
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eric Braeden, Werner Klemperer, Donald Buka, Ruta Lee
38. The Wonderful Country (1959)
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2
The Wonderful Country
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Parrish
Genres:
Romance, Western
Star Cast:
Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill, Jack Oakie, Albert Dekker
39. The Blue Angel (1959)
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3
The Blue Angel
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3

The Blue Angel is a musical drama film which revolves around an elderly professor who starts developing strong feelings for a nightclub singer. Eventually, he resigns from his position so that he can get married to her. However, his married life turns out to be far more difficult than he had imagined.

As:
Cast
Role:
Principal Harter
Director:
Edward Dmytryk
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
May Britt, Theodore Bikel, Curd Jürgens, Fabrizio Mioni
40. The Power and the Prize (1956)
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2
The Power and the Prize
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cedric Hardwicke, Robert Taylor, Charles Coburn, Burl Ives, Elisabeth Müller
41. To the Victor (1948)
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2
To the Victor
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Delmer Daves
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eduardo Ciannelli, Victor Francen, Dennis Morgan, Viveca Lindfors, Anthony Caruso
42. Togetherness (1970)
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2
Togetherness
GP
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Marks
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Peter Lawford, Jesse White, Giorgia Moll, George Hamilton,
43. Guilty of Treason (1950)
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2
Guilty of Treason
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Felix E. Feist
Genres:
History, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Kelly, Charles Bickford, Bonita Granville, Richard Derr, Roland Winters
44. 20,000 Eyes (1961)
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2
20,000 Eyes
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kurt Novak
Director:
Jack Leewood
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
James Brown, Gene Nelson, Merry Anders, Judith Rawlins
45. The Rains of Ranchipur (1955)
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3
The Rains of Ranchipur
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3

Stuck in a loveless marriage, British aristocrat, Lord Esketh, and his wife, Lady Edwina, arrive in Ranchipur, India to purchase some horses. When Esketh announces his intention to divorce her on returning to England, Edwina tries to seduce physician Dr. Rama Safti. Eventually the two fall in true love, but fate has other plans for them. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jean Negulesco
Genres:
Adventure, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Lana Turner, Richard Burton, Fred MacMurray, Michael Rennie, Joan Caulfield
46. Accent on Love (1941)
9
2
Accent on Love
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ray McCarey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
J. Carrol Naish, George Montgomery, Osa Massen, Stanley Clements,
47. Hitler (1962)
9
2
Hitler
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stuart Heisler
Genres:
War, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Martin Kosleck, Richard Basehart, Berry Kroeger, Maria Emo,
48. Seven Miles from Alcatraz (1942)
8
2
Seven Miles from Alcatraz
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Edward Dmytryk
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Cliff Edwards, Frank Jenks, Bonita Granville, James Craig, George Cleveland
49. Kisses for My President (1964)
8
2
Kisses for My President
8
2

When United States elects its first woman president, things become little awkward for everybody. The First Gentleman, mostly referred as President’s Husband, occasionally as the First Lady, is expected take up her role. Meanwhile, the new president becomes too busy for her husband and children; yet manages to smell perfume on his shirt.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Curtis Bernhardt
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eli Wallach, Fred MacMurray, Arlene Dahl, Polly Bergen, Edward Andrews
50. The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz (1968)
7
1
The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz
7
1

East German athlete Paula Schultz, preparing for Olympics, pole-vaults over Berlin Wall to West to escape lecherous Propaganda minister Klaus. A black-marketeer, Bill Mason helps her hide in a CIA agent’s apartment; but he is prepared to trade her to East or CIA for money. Disheartened, Paula decides to return with Klaus. Realizing his love for her, Bill tries to make amends. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Weber
Director:
George Marshall
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer, Joey Forman, Leon Askin, Elke Sommer

TV Movie(s)

1. Mr. and Mrs. (1964)
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2
Mr. and Mrs.
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Donohue
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, John Dehner, Jack Weston, Max Showalter

TV Shows and Videos

G.E. True (1962)
G.E. True
As:
Cast
Director:
William Conrad, Jack Webb, Robert M. Leeds
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
The Gray Ghost (1957)
The Gray Ghost
As:
Cast
Genres:
Western, Adventure, War
Star Cast:
Angie Dickinson, Denver Pyle, Dickie Jones, Jean Willes, Tod Andrews
The Whistler (1954)
The Whistler
As:
Cast
Genres:
Mystery
Star Cast:
Miriam Hopkins, Paul Frees, Arthur Franz, Dorothy Green, John Beradino
Topper (1953)
Topper
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Lee Patrick, Robert Sterling, Anne Jeffreys, Leo G. Carroll,
Jungle Jim (1955)
Jungle Jim
As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Johnny Weissmuller, Paul Cavanagh, Dean Fredericks, Martin Huston
The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (1956)
The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Altman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
William Frawley, Lorne Greene, Edd Byrnes, John Russell, Zasu Pitts, Gale Storm, Roy Roberts
Private Secretary (1953)
Private Secretary
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Anita Ekberg, Mel Blanc, Ann Sothern, Jesse White, Don Porter, Ann Tyrrell
The Adventures of Hiram Holliday (1956)
The Adventures of Hiram Holliday
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Thurston Hall, Wally Cox, Stanley Adams, Leon Askin, Lita Milan
The Cara Williams Show (1964)
The Cara Williams Show
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Paul Lynde, Cara Williams, Paul Reed, Frank Aletter, Jack Sheldon
Sky King (1951)
Sky King
As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure, Western
Star Cast:
Lee Van Cleef, Gloria Winters, Kirby Grant, Ewing Mitchell, Ron Hagerthy
Captain Midnight (1954)
Captain Midnight
As:
Cast
Genres:
Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Richard Webb, Olan Soule, Harry Lauter, Sid Melton
Mystery Is My Business (1954)
Mystery Is My Business
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Hugh Marlowe, Frances Rafferty, Ivan Triesault, Florenz Ames,
Adventures of the Falcon (1954)
Adventures of the Falcon
As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Denver Pyle, G. Pat Collins, Douglas Kennedy, James Flavin, Charles McGraw, Jean Willes
Man Without a Gun (1957)
Man Without a Gun
As:
Cast
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Denver Pyle, John Carradine, Forrest Taylor, Harry Harvey, Rex Reason
Behind Closed Doors (1958)
Behind Closed Doors
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Werner Klemperer, Denver Pyle, John Sutton, Sue England, Bruce Gordon, Jacques Aubuchon
Dante (1960)
Dante
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Marion Ross, Alan Mowbray, Tom D'Andrea, Howard Duff, James Nolan, Hans Moebus
Shotgun Slade (1959)
Shotgun Slade
As:
Cast
Director:
Sydney Pollack
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Denver Pyle, Lee Van Cleef, George Kennedy, Andy Clyde, Frank Ferguson, Jane Nigh
The Chicago Teddy Bears (1971)
The Chicago Teddy Bears
As:
Cast
Role:
Uncle Latzi (13 episodes, 1971)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ann Sothern, Huntz Hall, Marvin Kaplan, John Fiedler, Dean Jones
Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (1955)
Sheena: Queen of the Jungle
As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Virgil Richardson, Lee Weaver, Irish McCalla, Chris Drake
The Man Called X (1956)
The Man Called X
As:
Cast
Director:
Eddie Davis, Lambert Hillyer
Star Cast:
Leonard Nimoy, Byron Keith, Barry Sullivan
Rocky Jones, Space Ranger (1954)
Rocky Jones, Space Ranger
As:
Cast
Genres:
Family, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Scotty Beckett, Richard Crane, Charles Meredith, Sally Mansfield