Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Basil Ruysdael
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Perry Mason (1957–1966)
The Case of Paul Drake's Dilemma
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Perry Mason finds himself defending his private investigator Paul Drake against a charge of murder. It all began when Frank Thatcher hit a pedestrian walking on the side of the road and kills him. He hires Paul to payoff the widow.
3. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »
Black Saddle (1959–1960)
30 min | Western
An old friend of Clay's gets in touch with him, and tells him that he's lost his ranch to a crooked foreman. He asks Clay's help in getting it back.
The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)
Davy Crockett Goes to Congress
Unrated | 53 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The second of five programs about Davy Crockett involves him being bored with life, so he and Georgie plan to resettle their families and file their claims. In town, Davy wins a gunfight ... See full summary »
10. Father Knows Best (1954–1960)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family
The popular radio show comes to life in this hit sitcom about a wise family man, Jim Anderson, his common-sense wife Margaret and their children Betty, Bud and Kathy.
11. Blackboard Jungle (1955)
Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama
A new English teacher at a violent, unruly inner-city school is determined to do his job, despite resistance from both students and faculty.
15. One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)
G | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a litter of Dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella de Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Votes: 144,116 | Gross: $144.88M
16. The Horse Soldiers (1959)
Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Romance, War
In 1863, a Union outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in Mississippi to destroy enemy railroads but a captive southern belle and the unit's doctor cause frictions within ranks.
19. Colorado Territory (1949)
Approved | 94 min | Western
In Colorado territory, outlaw Wes McQueen escapes jail to pull a railroad robbery but, upon meeting pretty settler Julie Ann, he wonders about going straight.
20. Come to the Stable (1949)
Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
Two nuns arrive unannounced in the small New England town of Bethlehem, where they recruit various townspeople to help them build a children's hospital.
22. The Cocoanuts (1929)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Musical
During the Florida land boom, The Marx Brothers run a hotel, auction off some land, thwart a jewel robbery, and generally act like themselves.
24. The File on Thelma Jordon (1949)
Passed | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Assistant district attorney Cleve Marshall falls for the mysterious Thelma Jordon when she seeks help solving robberies of her aunt's estate.
25. The Doctor and the Girl (1949)
Passed | 98 min | Drama, Romance
Dr. Michael Corday, a recent graduate of the Harvard Medical School, is the son of Dr. John Corday, an eminent New York City surgeon who has a tendency to continue to direct the lives of ... See full summary »
26. Boots Malone (1952)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Sport
Boots Malone is jockey's agent and a bit of a wheeler-dealer who went from living at the Ritz to living in a room at the stables when his star jockey was killed in an accident. After nearly... See full summary »
29. The Scarf (1951)
Approved | 93 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
A man believe to have murdered a woman, escapes from the insane asylum to find if he was the one to actually kill her using the scarf she was wearing.
30. The Story of Ruth (1960)
Not Rated | 132 min | Drama, History, Romance
Inspired by the scriptural tale. Moabitess priestess Ruth is drawn both to a Judean man and to his talk of a forgiving God. After tragedy strikes, she begins a new life in Bethlehem.
Father Knows Best (1954–1960)
Betty Finds a Cause
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family
After attending a lecture at school, Betty is enthused about making a difference in the world. Betty's decides to help the neighborhood by getting one neighbor to cut a hedge that is a blind spot and causes accidents.
33. Raton Pass (1951)
Approved | 84 min | Western
In the midst of a feud between two rancher families, a shrewd woman marries one of the ranchers and later tries to take his land through divorce and violent tactics involving a gang of outlaws.
Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)
30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A new rocket fuel is being developed to power the XF, a jet capable of traveling faster Mach 2. During a test, a craft moving faster than the XF is encountered and the pilot ejects. His ... See full summary »
37. Gambling House (1950)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In New York, a small-time hood, who took the rap for a murder committed by his crime-boss in exchange for 50 G's, faces deportation because he doesn't hold American citizenship.
38. My Forbidden Past (1951)
Passed | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Barbara Beaurevel lives with her aunt and cousin in New Orleans in the late 1800's. In love with Mark Lucas, a research doctor at Tulane University, her plans to marry him are thwarted. ... See full summary »
39. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
An American anthology series, with a new episode and different actors and actresses each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan, the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
40. Half Angel (1951)
Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
Nurse Nora Gilpin is attracted to lawyer John Raymond whom she dislikes during the day and seduces during the night, when she sleepwalks.
41. The Shanghai Story (1954)
Approved | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In post-WW2 Shanghai, expatriate Westerners are detained in the Waldorf Hotel until the Communists can identify a suspected spy among them but some prisoners try to outwit the interrogators and the armed guards and flee.
42. Pearl of the South Pacific (1955)
Approved | 86 min | Action, Adventure
Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the ... See full summary »
44. Dealers in Death (1934)
64 min | Documentary, War
This documentary film is a pacifistic polemic that presents the argument that the world's largest munitions works, principally those in Europe, work in conjunction with one another, even ... See full summary »
49. Crossroads of the Orient (1938)
Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short
This travelogue tours Singapore beginning with the Chinese quarters where the contrast of the ancient and modern developments are strikingly apparent. Views of an elaborate Chinese funeral ... See full summary »
50. Roping 'em Alive! (1937)
Approved | 10 min | Short, Action, Adventure
A Vitaphone Variety jungle short with edited footage from a couple of different safaris and animal-hunting expeditions. The first segment is comprised a visit to the Masawi tribe in Africa,... See full summary »