Alcoa Theatre - Season 2

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  • The Best Way To Go
    The Best Way To Go
    Episode 38
    6/15/59
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    A widower who is a drunken copy editor on a newspaper with a small son, reports to work one day cold sober when he is thought to have Hodgkin's disease.

  • Christabel
    Christabel
    Episode 37
    6/8/59
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    Monroe refuses to allow his daughter Lydia to have a dog, only to have the dog, Cristabel, die after he relents.
  • Medals for Harry
    Medals for Harry
    Episode 36
    6/1/59
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    A small time criminal makes a distinguished record as a Korean soldier but winds up accused of robbery back in civilian.

  • Wait Til Spring
    Wait Til Spring
    Episode 35
    5/25/59
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    A physician falls in love with a dying girl who has tuberculosis. Her one desire is to live through the winter.

  • Boyden vs. Bunty
    Boyden vs. Bunty
    Episode 34
    5/18/59
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    Boyden University isn't the same after Buford Perkins enters as a freshman. A pretty co-ed offers to sew a button on his shirt. The housemother comes in and finds him in the girl's room shirtless. This inaugurates a series of infractions capped by Bunty's newest invention exploding in the dormitory and further complications.

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  • I Remember Caviar
    I Remember Caviar
    Episode 33
    5/11/59
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    A once wealthy family is floundering when their butler comes thru with some money.
  • The Slightly Fallen Angel
    5/4/59
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    Young Johnny Gorman makes a wish on a star to be reunited with his father, who is in jail. Johnny's wish is heard and Finch, an angel who entered Heaven on a clerical error, is assigned the task of carrying it out.
  • A Light in the Fruit Closet
    4/27/59
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    Now that Jim Blandings has seen his dream house built, he is prepared to spend his spare time keeping it in repair. When his wife Muriel wants a light in the cellar fruit closet, Jim, a determined do-it-yourself man, decides to tackle the project.

  • Girls About Town
    Girls About Town
    Episode 30
    4/20/59
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    They're Maybelle "The Shape" Perkins, Lacey "The Face" Sinclair and Charlotte "The Brain" Dunning. They've arrived in the big city in search of fame and fortune and husbands.
  • The Obenauf Story
    The Obenauf Story
    Episode 29
    4/13/59
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    Story of a B-47 that fell apart at 32,000 feet, and the men in it were moved to extraordinary action.
  • Ten Miles to Doomsday
    4/6/59
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    A young lieutenant in the Strategic Air Command resents continuous checking of small details and is responsible for fuel shortage in his Commanding Officer's plane during a mission.

  • A Sword for Marius
    A Sword for Marius
    Episode 27
    3/30/59
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    Fleeing from his homeland years ago Marius has become an instructor of philosophy and fencing at a private school in Switzerland. One of his pupils is the son of the dictator of Marius's native land.
  • Of Missing Persons
    Of Missing Persons
    Episode 25
    3/9/59
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  • Man Of His House
    Man Of His House
    Episode 24
    3/2/59
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    A young boy has become the boss at his family's ranch after the death of his father. His biggest obstacle is his mother who is as fierce and determined as he is.

  • A Good Name
    A Good Name
    Episode 23
    2/23/59
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    It's big business time again with a battle waged between a father and son. The pivotal question is: which of the two will gain control of a textile company, and whose policies will be utilized to recall some defectively flammable merchandise.

  • Corporal Hardy
    Corporal Hardy
    Episode 22
    2/16/59
    9.4

    An old Union Army infantryman reminisces about his Civil War heroics to a young boy and tells him about his determination to give his dead captain a decent burial despite the fact that he is surrounded by Conferate troops.

  • Success Story
    Success Story
    Episode 21
    2/9/59
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    A middle-aged man who regains faith in his own way of life by teaching a young girl the very principle he himself had almost forgotten.

  • Goodbye, Johnny
    Goodbye, Johnny
    Episode 20
    2/2/59
    9.2
    A boxer's last chance to finally hit the big time is short lived.
  • Thirty Pieces of Silver
    1/26/59
    9.4
    The German government offers money to a survivor of the concentration camps for idemnity, she then finds out that her husband was a collaborator.
  • A London Affair
    A London Affair
    Episode 18
    1/19/59
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    Giovanna, a woman from a gentle background, attempts to steal a wallet, but is not quite successful. She persuades her victim not to turn her in but, instead, to grant her a few free days to visit the daughter she had deserted years before.
  • Afternoon of the Beast
    1/12/59
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    A meek farmer confronts Don Alfredo about his struggling family woes and his high fees.
  • High Class Type of Mongrel
    1/5/59
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    A businessman tries to befriend an underprivileged boy who is a juvenile delinquent with a puppy.

  • Coogan's Reward
    Coogan's Reward
    Episode 15
    12/29/58
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    Willie Coogan is a World War II combat correspondent, only problem is he dislikes covering the war in the battlefield.
  • The Dark File
    The Dark File
    Episode 14
    12/22/58
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    A psychiatrist's widow tries to win the affection of the fiance of her husband's former patient.
  • Curtain Call
    Curtain Call
    Episode 13
    12/15/58
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    A disgruntled thespian who kills the drama critic who attacked his performance. When picked up by the police, he seems to have gone completely insane.

  • Points Beyond
    Points Beyond
    Episode 12
    12/8/58
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    A disillusioned man and his wife finally decide to go to Verna, a land of enchantment during this fantasy tale.

  • The Reward
    The Reward
    Episode 11
    12/1/58
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  • The First Star
    The First Star
    Episode 10
    11/24/58
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    Lily Adair, a big Hollywood star, who is notoriously demanding and unpredictable. Benedetti is her new, young and inexperienced agent. He succeeds for a while in his major aim of keeping her out of trouble but runs into a tragic problem when Lily takes off wildly in a car after a drinking party and hits and kills and elderly gentleman.

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  • Eddie
    Eddie
    Episode 9
    11/17/58
    9.0
    Eddie is a small-time crook faced with a big problem. He owes $1000 to hoodlum Joe Crowley and has only a few hours to come up with the money to repay the debt or be killed. Now, cornered in his room, Eddie tries frantically to raise the money. He begins making call after call in an attempt to sell everything he can to get the money before six o'clock.moreless
  • Guy in Ward 4
    Guy in Ward 4
    Episode 8
    11/10/58
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    An overworked psychiatrist is treating airmen at a military hospital in England during World War II.
  • The Spy
    The Spy
    Episode 7
    11/3/58
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    Peter Fenton is a Communist agent working in this country as a civil engineer. He is convinced he will be promoted to a position that will give him access to important secret documents. Then Fenton learns that a younger man has been appointed to the post and he schemes to have the other man branded as a spy.moreless
  • Office Party
    Office Party
    Episode 6
    10/27/58
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    Martha Dolan, an extremely efficient office manager of a large company, has held her position for many years. Though she has told her co-workers that her husband is also a business success, the opposite is true.
  • Coast to Coast
    Coast to Coast
    Episode 5
    10/20/58
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    The day before his marriage to actress Liza Perry, Hollywood director Damon Phillips learns that his ex-wife Lillian is in town. Panic-stricken, Damon is convinced that Lillian intends to blackmail him because he stole some money from her.
  • Lazarus Walks Again
    10/13/58
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    Calvin Lazarus upsets a town by arriving and demanding the right to dig up the streets to look for gold.
  • Strange Occurrance at Rokesay
    10/6/58
    0.0
    Story about a British Royal Air Force officer who is assigned to the control tower at an important military airfield in England.
  • The Town Budget
    The Town Budget
    Episode 2
    9/29/58
    0.0
    Two fleeing criminals stop in a small town to have their car repaired. The townspeople, however, are unprotected. Their policeman has just sent in his letter of resignation.
  • The Chain and the River
    9/22/58
    9.0
    A farmer is bitten by a rabid skunk and has hife wife chain him in the barn to protect them from the madness that he is sure will overtake him from the bite.
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