Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960


The Iceman Cometh

7.9/10 IMDB

Theodore Hickman, a hardware salesman, makes by-yearly visits to Harry Hope's 1910-era waterfront bar for his periodical drinking binges. But on this visit he has decided to try to save the bar's patrons from their "lying pipe dreams."

Starring: Jason Robards, Myron McCormick, Tom Pedi, James Broderick, Robert Redford, Robert Redford, Sorrell Booke, Sorrell Booke, Farrell Pelly, Robert Redford ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1960-11-14
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : The Man in the Funny Suit

The Man in the Funny Suit

9.3/10 IMDB

A behind-the-scenes drama concerning Ed Wynn's performance as Army in Playhouse 90: Requiem for a Heavyweight (1956).

Starring: Keenan Wynn, Ed Wynn, Rod Serling, Ralph Nelson, Ned Glass, Maxie Rosenbloom, Red Skelton, Maxine Stuart ..
Directed by: Ralph Nelson
Release date: 1960-04-15
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : The Frank Sinatra Timex Show - To the Ladies

The Frank Sinatra Timex Show - To the Ladies

9.0/10 IMDB

Surrounded by a mix of talented ladies, host Frank Sinatra does his thing.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Lena Horne, Mary Costa, Barbara Heller, Juliet Prowse, Eleanor Roosevelt ..
Directed by: Richard Dunlap
Release date: 1960-02-15
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : The Slowest Gun in the West

The Slowest Gun in the West

6.7/10 IMDB

The town of Primrose, Arizona is beset by outlaws, so the towns people hire Fletcher Bissell III (A.K.A. The Silver Dollar Kid) as their new sheriff. Fletcher is so cowardly the townsfolk are sure that the local outlaws will be too proud to gun him down. This proves to be the case, and the outlaws hire their own cowardly gunfighter, Chicken Farnsworth, to go up against The Silver Dollar Kid. Written by Jim Beaver

Starring: Phil Silvers, Jack Benny, Ted de Corsia, Jack Elam, Karl Lukas, Robert J. Wilke, Lee Van Cleef, George Keymas, John Dierkes, Mauritz Hugo ..
Directed by: Herschel Daugherty
Release date: 1960-05-07
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : Mrs. Miniver

Mrs. Miniver

8.5/10 IMDB

A British housewife faces up to the harsh realities of the Second World War.

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, Leo Genn, Cathleen Nesbitt, Paul Roebling, Juliet Mills, Ian Martin, Beulah Garrick, George Turner, Ronald Long, Joan Terrace ..
Directed by: Marc Daniels
Release date: 1960-01-07
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : A Night Out

A Night Out

8.2/10 IMDB

Against the wishes of his domineering mother, Albert Stokes attends a work party. But the evening is not the escape he was hoping for.

Starring: Tom Bell, Madge Ryan, Vivien Merchant, Arthur Lowe, Harold Pinter, Philip Locke, Stanley Meadows, Mary Duddy, Maria Lennard, Jose Reed ..
Directed by: Philip Saville
Release date: 1960-04-24
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : The Fabulous Fifties

The Fabulous Fifties

7.7/10 IMDB

The Fabulous Fifties, CBS, combines style, humor, and imagination. It was rich in touches of quality showmanship and equally rich in the memories of a decade which it revived. In recognition, the Peabody Television Award for entertainment is presented to The Fabulous Fifties, with a special word of praise for producer Leland Hayward and the top talent which appeared in this memorable entertainment special*. *The two-hour special featured comic takes and commentary about the previous decade by, among others, Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews, Mike Nichols and Elaine May, Dick Van Dyke, Shelley Berman, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Jackie Gleason, Eric Severeid and Henry Fonda.

Starring: Rex Harrison, Julie Andrews, Elaine May, Mike Nichols, Dick Van Dyke, Shelley Berman, Henry Fonda, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jackie Gleason ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison, Charles Eames, Ray Eames
Release date: 1960-01-22
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : Frank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley

Frank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley

7.4/10 IMDB

Two of entertainment history's biggest stars were united in this special 1960 television broadcast. Signaling the end of a string of shows hosted by Frank Sinatra, ABC pulled out all the stops when it booked the king of rock 'n' roll, Elvis Presley, to be the final guest. Presley's versions of "Fame and Fortune" and "Stuck on You" are terrific, but the duets between Sinatra and Presley, "Witchcraft" and "Love Me Tender," truly steal the show.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Joey Bishop, Sammy Davis Jr. ..
Directed by: Richard Dunlap
Release date: 1960-05-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : The Snows of Kilimanjaro

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

7.6/10 IMDB

A writer reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection after a safari in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro, after Earnest Hemingway's short story.

Starring: Robert Ryan, Ann Todd, Janice Rule, Jean Hagen, Mary Astor, James Gregory, Liliane Montevecchi, Brock Peters, Clancy Cooper, Norma Crane ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1960-03-25
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : The Fifth Column

The Fifth Column

7.1/10 IMDB

A TV film made as part of The Buick-Electra Playhouse.

Starring: Richard Burton, Maximilian Schell, Sally Ann Howes, Betsy von Furstenberg, Shaike Ophir, Milton Selzer, Robert Dowdell, Tonio Selwart ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1960-01-29
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : The Tempest

The Tempest

7.1/10 IMDB

Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, who lives in exile on a remote island as a sorcerer, uses his powers to shipwreck his usurper brother on the island.

Starring: Maurice Evans, Richard Burton, Lee Remick, Roddy McDowall, Tom Poston, Liam Redmond, William Bassett, Lee Remick, Ronald Radd, Geoffrey Lumb ..
Directed by: George Schaefer
Release date: 1960-02-13
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : Lena, O My Lena

Lena, O My Lena

7.0/10 IMDB

Tom, a sensitive Liverpool student, takes a job on a loading dock in a Lancashire factory town. He's smitten with a girl named Lena who works in a machine shop next door and takes her out despite a bullying driver claiming her for himself.

Starring: Billie Whitelaw, Peter McEnery, Scott Forbes, Jeanne Hepple, Colin Blakely ..
Directed by: Ted Kotcheff
Release date: 1960-09-25

Captain Brassbound's Conversation

6.9/10 IMDB

A titled Englishwoman proves more than a match for the fearsome Captain Brassbound.

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Greer Garson, Robert Redford, Patrick Westwood, Loring Smith, George Rose, Liam Redmond, Joe Abdullah, Felix Aylmer, Henry Brandon ..
Release date: 1960-03-02
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : The Cape Canaveral Monsters

The Cape Canaveral Monsters

3.5/10 IMDB

When a couple are killed in an auto accident their bodies are immediately inhabited by extraterrestrial beings. Taking refuge in an underground cave, the aliens attempt to sabotage the U.S. space program.

Starring: Scott Peters, Linda Connell, Jason Johnson, Katherine Victor, Billy Greene, Chuck Howard, Gary Travis, Thelaine Williams, Lyle Felisse, Brian F. Ward ..
Directed by: Phil Tucker
Release date: 1960-12-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : The Dybbuk

The Dybbuk

5.7/10 IMDB

The Dybbuk is a made for TV film adaptation of a classic Jewish folktale. The story is about a young Jewish man, Sender (Theodore Bikel) who loves a young Jewish woman, Leah (Carol Lawrence) but her father arranges her marriage with another man. The grief of this causes Sender to die, but his spirit passes into the body of his beloved on her wedding day. Rabbi Azrael (Ludwig Donath), who serves as our narrator through the beginning of the film, is charged with the task of exercising Sender’s Dybbuk (sometimes defined as a malicious spirit or demon who possesses the living) from Leah’s body.

Starring: Theodore Bikel, Sylvia Davis, Ludwig Donath, Vincent Gardenia, Stefan Gierasch, Theo Goetz, Carol Lawrence, Eli Mintz, Jerry Rockwood, Gene Saks ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1960-10-03
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : Alice Through the Looking Box

Alice Through the Looking Box

0.0/10 IMDB

A Christmas TV special in which Alice does not go through a looking glass, but through a TV set.

Starring: Bernard Braden, Barbara Kelly, John Bentley, Bernard Bresslaw, Dora Bryan, Jeannie Carson, Ronnie Corbett, Ian Hendry, Spike Milligan, Bob Monkhouse ..
Directed by: Michael Mills
Release date: 1960-12-25
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : The Bat

The Bat

7.1/10 IMDB

A sinister criminal known only as "The Bat" attempts to locate a fortune in stolen securities supposedly hidden in the rambling mansion owned by spinster Cornelia Van Gorde.

Starring: Helen Hayes, Jason Robards, Margaret Hamilton, Shepperd Strudwick, Karl Light, Mark Satow, Martin E. Brooks, Bethel Leslie, Reedy Talton ..
Directed by: Paul Nickell
Release date: 1960-03-29
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : Ella Fitzgerald Live in Australia

Ella Fitzgerald Live in Australia

0.0/10 IMDB

Ella Fitzgerald visited Australia back in 1960. Gracefully stepping up to the microphone for the celebrated television event 'The BP Super Show', hosted by musician and entertainer Horrie Dargie, Fitzgerald delivered a mellifluous set of legendary songs in an intimate concert setting at The Embers Nightclub in Toorak Road, South Yarra Victoria. This rarely seen B&W television treat is considered to be one of the earliest audio-visual recordings of the 'First Lady of Song', backed by the smooth sounds of the Lou Levy Quartet. Beside Fitzgerald's performance of 14 memorable Jazz and Blues classics, the program also contains original BP musical interludes and jingles from the Horrie Dargie Quartet.

Starring: Ella Fitzgerald, Horrie Dargie, Lou Levy ..
Release date: 1960-12-04

Around the World with Nellie Bly

0.0/10 IMDB

Made-for-TV musical inspired by the real-life travels of a celebrated 1800s female newspaper columnist.

Starring: Janet Blair, Cornel Wilde ..
Directed by: Barry Shear
Release date: 1960-01-03

Candid Nudistviews No 3: An Afternoon with Marlene

0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Marsha Jordan ..
Release date: 1960-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1960 : The Right Man

The Right Man

0.0/10 IMDB

Film on presidential campaigns and the right to vote. Used as educational material in American classrooms.

Starring: Richard Boone, Tom Bosley, Edward G. Robinson, Art Carney, Alan Bunce, Thomas Mitchell, Martin Gabel, John Alexander, Garry Moore ..
Directed by: Burt Shevelove
Release date: 1960-01-01

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