Best Tv Movie Movies of 1953

1.

King Lear

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

An old king, stepping down from the throne, disinherits his favorite daughter on a mad whim and gives his kingdom to his two older daughters, both of whom prove treacherous.

Starring: Orson Welles, Natasha Parry, Arnold Moss, Bramwell Fletcher, David J. Stewart, David J. Stewart, Beatrice Straight, Margaret Phillips, Alan Badel, Micheál Mac Liammóir ..
Directed by: Andrew McCullough
Release date: 1953-10-18
2.

Marty

3.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Marty Pilletti is a 36-year-old butcher who lives with his mother, who is always asking him why he doesn't find a nice girl and get married. The truth is Marty is lonely and would like nothing better, but he has low self-esteem and admits to his mother that he's ugly and no one wants him. He's tired of going to the Saturday night dance with his buddies and then going home more depressed than he was when the evening started. But at one of those dances he meets Clara. They have a great deal in common but Marty will have to overcome peer pressure if he and Clara are to have a relationship.

Starring: Rod Steiger, Nancy Marchand, Esther Minciotti, Joe Mantell, Augusta Ciolli, Betsy Palmer, Lee Philips, Rossana San Marco, Nehemiah Persoff, Howard Caine ..
Directed by: Delbert Mann
Release date: 1953-05-24
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1953 : 1984
3.

1984

2.9
6.6/10 IMDB

George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love. Episode 1 of Season 6 of Studio One's anthology series.

Starring: Eddie Albert, Lorne Greene, Norma Crane, Noel Leslie, Truman Smith, Victor Thorley, Susan Hallaran, Don Hollenbeck ..
Directed by: Paul Nickell
Release date: 1953-09-21
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1953 : Something for an Empty Briefcase
4.

Something for an Empty Briefcase

2.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Joe wants a different future than one as a petty hoodlum and when he attempts to rob an aspiring dancer Noli, he glimpses the possibilities. He imagines purchasing a briefcase as a start but his crime partner is reluctant to let him go.

Starring: James Dean, Susan Douglas, Don Hanmer, Robert Middleton, Frank Maxwell, Peter Gumeny ..
Directed by: Don Medford
Release date: 1953-07-17
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1953 : Death Is My Neighbor
5.

Death Is My Neighbor

2.1
9.0/10 IMDB

A New York City apartment building supervisor has his job and home threatened by a new tenant.

Starring: James Dean, Walter Hampden, Betsy Palmer, Frank Marth, Andrew Duggan, Richard Bull ..
Directed by: John Peyser
Release date: 1953-08-25
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1953 : Harvest
6.

Harvest

1.7
7.4/10 IMDB

A young man in love with a sophisticated woman from the city is torn between his desires and those of his family. His parents wish him and his brother to stay and work on their small Minnesota wheat farm while both want to escape the tough life and move to the city. It's up to the mother to keep the family together in spirit during their Thanksgiving holiday reunion.

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Dorothy Gish, Ed Begley, Vaughn Taylor, James Dean, Rebecca Welles, John Connell, John Dennis, Joseph Foley, Nancy Sheridan ..
Directed by: James Sheldon
Release date: 1953-11-23
7.

No Room

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Story of a brother who thwarts his kinsman's safe-cracking attempt.

Starring: James Dean, Martin Kingsley, Kate Smith, Irene Vernon, James Dean ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1953-04-14
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1953 : The Backbone of America
8.

The Backbone of America

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

An account executive tried to find the perfect American family to use in a forthcoming advertising campaign.

Starring: Wendell Corey, Yvonne De Carlo, Gene Lockhart, Thomas Mitchell, Sammy Ogg, Lee Patrick, Gloria Talbott, Regis Toomey ..
Directed by: Marc Daniels
Release date: 1953-12-29

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