Goodyear Television Playhouse

NBC (ended 1957)




Episode Guide

    • Missouri Legend
      Missouri Legend
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      The final days of outlaw Thomas Howard aka Jesse James as the notorious bank and train robber meets his maker.
    • Wings Over Barriers
      Wings Over Barriers
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      A documentary on aviation with Igor Sikorsky, Elmer Sperry, Major Charles Yeager and Ken Boedecker appear in the 50th Anniversary of Powered Flight. Lindbergh's take-off from Roosevelt's Field and his landing at Le Bourget, France, some 33 hours later; the historic breaking of the sound barrier by the XS-1; and the recent flight at more than twice the speed of sound by a Navy research craft are among the historic films shown on the program.moreless
    • The Huntress
      The Huntress
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      A working girl after saving up 5,000 dollars, quits her job and goes to Las Vegas in search of a rich husband. She meets and falls in love with a young man who happens to have a rich father, but who is unimpressed by wealth.
    • A Murder Is Announced
      A Murder Is Announced
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      In a small town's newspaper, there is an unusual listing that announces an upcoming murder.
    • The Cipher
      The Cipher
      Season 2 - Episode 25
      The true story of a fight by a reporter to win freedom for a man wrongly imprisoned for espionage.
    • The Gene Austin Story
      The Gene Austin Story
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      The story of singing and recording star of the 1920's Gene Austin. Gene and his wife Ruth are giving a farewell party before sailing on a second honeymoon in an attempt to solve their problems. At sea, a storm arises, and they are appalled when they hear a radio report that their boat has been lost with no survivors. Austin hears his own burial serivce. It has a frightening effect and in a series of flashbacks, he recalls his meteoric rise to fame.

      Songs include, "How Come You Do Me Like You Do?" "Sweetheart of Sigma Chi" and "Ramona".moreless
    • Madame Aphrodite
      Madame Aphrodite
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      A beautician fools her customers into thinking her cream is the secret to looking and feeling younger.
    • The Copper
      The Copper
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      A rookie cop is given a top secret assignment by the police commissioner: he's to commit a robbery, get caught and then do undercover work in prison. While the cop goes ahead with his assignment, the commissioner suffers a heart attack. That means that the only man who knows the policeman's innocence is lingering near death.moreless
    • Man on Spikes
      Man on Spikes
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      At the age of 34 a ball player wants to get into the major leagues and has to face the taunts of his wife and the reality of his own advanced years. The manager of his minor league team double-crosses him in a way and the results are not quite what anyone expects when a scout comes looking for a big league replacement.moreless
    • The Prizewinner
      The Prizewinner
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      A pair of secretaries set out on a vacation cruise after one of them wins a contest. One of the girls is an introvert, the other an extrovert, and romance comes sailing along to one.
    • Beloved Stranger
      Beloved Stranger
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      A ships' captain dies at sea before he can name the person to whom he leaves his worldly possessions. A lawyer's search leads to the three women, each of whom could be the "beloved stranger".
    • Tangled Web
      Tangled Web
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      A shy and retiring secretary pretends to her roommates that her boss sends her flowers and she has dates with him. Two of the girls become suspicious, follow her and force her to ring the boss' doorbell. The boss understands and co-operates to the extent of kissing the girl in the window so the two waiting outside can see. The girl returns to her room and later is visited by a detective who thinks she is ripe for a murder charge since the boss was killed the same night.moreless
    • The Takers
      The Takers
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      Zysski discovers that there is a leak of information regarding the proposed raids of a numbers racket, but finds it extremely difficult to track down the cop who is doing the dirty work.
    • Rise Up and Walk
      Rise Up and Walk
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      A polio victim's battle to conquer polio is a potent weapon for recovery.
    • Christmas 'Til Closing
      Christmas 'Til Closing
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      A poor family tries to make the best out of Christmas with little income.
    • The Trees
      The Trees
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      A little girl returns from a fresh air camp to her slum district home and brings a sapling with her. The tree is planted in the parking. Ridicule of the family's efforts to keep it alive comes from all sources. Angered, the father sets out to get more trees planted, trouble brews.moreless
    • One Mummy Too Many
      One Mummy Too Many
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      Three crates, one contains a mummy, one a dead body and one an air-conditioning unit that gets shunted around with utter confusion.
    • The Mechanical Heart
      The Mechanical Heart
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      A businessman commits an unpardonable breach of ethics in order to keep his business alive.
    • A Business Proposition
      A Business Proposition
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      A tailor and a teacher follow their dreams and open an restaurant. Each of their families thinks they've lost their minds.
    • The Expendable House
      The Expendable House
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      A mock-up of an actual house is built to study the damage that will caused by an upcoming atomic test. Young soldier Paul Davis views the house and its fake inhabitants as his own real home and family. His upbringing is told through flashbacks.
    • The Merry-Go-Round
      The Merry-Go-Round
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      An extremely obsessive young woman tries to catch herself a husband and winds up chasing them away. She decides to change her tactics with the third one.
    • Suit Yourself
      Suit Yourself
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      Between the Army and the rigid requirements of Madison Avenue, George is sick of wearing uniforms of one sort or another. He so desperately wants to dress "differently" that he consults a psychiatrist.
    • End of the Mission
      End of the Mission
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      An OSS Officer is part of a radio team sent to France to act as clearing house for orders from SHAEF and the French Underground. They are secreted in Madame Du Tard's house and after many months are recalled. While waiting to be picked up on the beach they are ambushed and only Paul escapes with his life. He returns to France in 1955, 11 years later, to seek the answer to the betrayal of his team and gets a shocking and surprising answer.moreless
    • Mr. Dorothy Allen
      Mr. Dorothy Allen
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      A husband who gave up his newspaper career to become his actress/wife's publicity agent realizes that he's merely thought of as "Mr. Dorothy Allen".
    • Class of '58
      Class of '58
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      A college freshman has been expelled from school on the eve of the Christmas holidays, while trying to make money as a musician is picked up hitchhiking by a salesman.
    • Last Boat From Messina
      Last Boat From Messina
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      A Sicilian girl is refused admission to this country on the grounds that she was a Nazi sympathizer during the war. A reluctant witness the girl's cousin and the girl herself find their lives vastly changed after the hearing on her eligibility.
    • Thunder of Silence
      Thunder of Silence
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      A lonely farmer and his wife take in European DP's, a father and his teenaged daughter who spent years in a concentration camp. They are unable to become friends until helped by the return of their runaway son.
    • The Personal Touch
      The Personal Touch
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      A quiz kid who is heir to the throne is sent to the U.S. under the guardianship of Lady Bridget Willing. A high-powered American press agent handles the tour, much to the aggravation of Lady Bridget.
    • Guilty Is the Stranger
      Guilty Is the Stranger
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      The story begins in a trench in Korea where a soldier loses his nerve, threatens the lives of his patrol, and is tied to a tree where he is killed by mortar fire. Months later a member of the patrol visits the family of the dead soldier but is forced to reveal the events that led to the boy's death. The revelation results in startling changes in the lives of those concerned.moreless
    • The Big Man on Campus
      The Big Man on Campus
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      An ex-football hero, who can't forget the past, stays on the campus to run the college supply store and work on his doctorate. Ten years have elapsed since graduation and his work hasn't neared completion.
    • A Case of Pure Fiction
      A Case of Pure Fiction
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      A mystery writer plots the perfect crime only to have it used against her.
    • Doing Her Bit
      Doing Her Bit
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      A movie star entertains the troops in Korea. She encounters a tough-as-nails Army captain and suddenly, they're mixing love and war.
    • The Way Things Happen
      The Way Things Happen
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      At the restaurant where he met his soon-to-be ex-wife, a writer discusses old times with the cafe's owner.
    • The Catered Affair
      The Catered Affair
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      An Irish family is bickering about plans for their daughter's upcoming prenuptials. The bride-to-be and her thrifty father favor an intimate wedding while Mother and brother-in-law 'Uncle Jack' have in a mind a large and elaborate catered affair.
    • Visit to a Small Planet
      Visit to a Small Planet
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      A Pennsylvania radio announcer discovers that a spaceship has landed on his farm. From it steps the dapper, clairvoyant Kreton, who's come to Earth to see how its 'savages' live. He's also prepared to give the lowly Earthmen a few hints on running their civilization.
    • Do It Yourself
      Do It Yourself
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      There's more than the do-it-yourself fever behind an unsuccessful writer's plan to build his home himself. His almost too perfect wife, a successful fashion editor, would realize that, if only she hadn't just been offered a job in Paris.
    • My Lost Saints
      My Lost Saints
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      The family maid who runs the house is forced to divide her attention when her mother, a peasant farm woman, visits.
    • Backfire
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      A sociology professor believes he can categorize people by their ancestry and up-bringing. His convictions grow when he identifies a murderer and discovers the man had a criminal backgroud. However a pair of glasses play an important role and he learns that not all people can be classified according to type and origin.moreless
    • The Rabbit Trap
      The Rabbit Trap
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      A family is vacationing when the husband is called back to work by a tyrannical employer. He packs up the family and heads to the city, only to be reminded by his young son that a rabbit trap had been set and that any rabbit caught in it will starve. The father then faces the decision of sacrificing his job to retain the respect of his family.moreless
    • This Land Is Mine
      This Land Is Mine
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      A Kansas rancher sees with anguish the tide of eastern farmers engulfing the land for which he has sacrificed everything dear to him, including his wife. One of his two sons sides with the farmers when the showdown comes. Even the law takes up the cause of the encroachers but the rancher makes a final desperate effort to defeat the farmers in a dramatic climax.moreless
    • Starlet
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      Two men, one a wolfish writer and the other a hard-boiled agent become the object of one starry-eyed starlets desire to become a big movie star.
    • The Dark Side of the Moon
      The Dark Side of the Moon
      Season 6 - Episode 17
      The only married member of the first rocket crew to attempt the perilous journey to the moon must decide between family responsibilities and scientific advancement.
    • Weekend in Vermont
      Weekend in Vermont
      Season 6 - Episode 16
      Grace is a nervous wreck, she's taking her fiance Stan a New Yorker home to Vermont to meet her family.
    • Rumblin' Galleries
      Rumblin' Galleries
      Season 6 - Episode 15
      The great dream of an art dealer is to move his gallery to 57th Street uptown. To make this a reality, he needs access to some serious cash. Just then, the wife of an Oklahoma oilman enters crosses his path.
    • Backwoods Cinderella
      Backwoods Cinderella
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      An editor of a woman's magazine tries to bring off a miracle. She goes to the backwoods to help a country girl gain beauty and succeeds far beyond her plans.
    • Your Every Wish
      Your Every Wish
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      Burnham Wicks, a widower, that not only his own teenage son and daughter, but most of the teenage children of his friends, are comparing their parents with other parents, and not always too favorable. He gathers the other parents together for a conference and meets a lovely widow.
    • The Treasure Hunters
      The Treasure Hunters
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      A family of carefree adventurers hire a sensitive tutor for their son.
    • First Love
      First Love
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      The daughter of a foreign princess comes to America in search of a husband. The girl falls in love with the father of an ardent young swain and this causes romantic complications.
    • The House
      The House
      Season 6 - Episode 18
      A widow has secluded herself in the house along with her daughter for many years and attempts to begin life anew.
    • The Best Wine
      The Best Wine
      Season 6 - Episode 19
      A famous theater chain owner finds his first movie house losing money and decides to take personal charge of its rehabilitation.
    • The Trip to Bountiful
      The Trip to Bountiful
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      An elderly widow feels she's an imposition living with her son and daughter-in-law in their Houston, Texas home. She dreams of returning to Bountiful where she grew up, convinced that it will renew her spirit. Mrs. Watts returns there on her own and discovers that all of her old friends have moved or died and her old mansion is now in shambles. The arrival of her son and his wife lift Mrs. Watts from dispair and she returns with them to her "home".moreless
    • And Crown Thy Good
      And Crown Thy Good
      Season 0 - Episode 2
    • The Way of the Eagle
      The Way of the Eagle
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      The story of ornithologist John James Audubon is told.
    • A Patch of Faith
      A Patch of Faith
      Season 0 - Episode 3
    • The Ticket
      The Ticket
      Season 0 - Episode 1
    • The Sentry
      The Sentry
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      When a Confederate soldier is sent to his hometown to destroy a bridge, he's torn between his allegiance to the South, or to his brother, who's fighting for the Union.
    • Marty
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      Marty, a lonely homely butcher from the Bronx is in search of a wife. He finally meets a lonely girl in a dance hall with whom he can communicate.
    • The Princess Back Home
      The Princess Back Home
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      A divorcee and novelist has problems with her family, her mother and she don't get along. Her brother-in-law Adam, a widower, has a teenage daughter who causes problems and it just keeps getting worse.
    • Nobody's Town
      Nobody's Town
      Season 6 - Episode 6
      In a small Western town a man is pitted against five gunmen.
    • The Primary Colors
      The Primary Colors
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      A spinster art teacher's life is brightened by a promising student.
    • In the Days of Our Youth
      In the Days of Our Youth
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      A young lieutenant falls in love with his older Army nurse in France but is eventually bitterly disillusioned.
    • Career Girl
      Career Girl
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      A woman desires a successful career and follows the lead of her aggressive ambitious employer.
    • Footlight Frenzy
      Footlight Frenzy
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      Kate Douglas is a very active member of the local community theater group. Her husband Tom is not only inactive, he is definitely against the whole idea, not only because he thinks it's ridiculous, but because it takes up most of his wife's time.
    • Conspiracy of Hearts
      Conspiracy of Hearts
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      During World War II, a brave nun risked her life to save a group of Jewish children being held in an Austrian concentration camp outwitting the German high command Major Schmidt and reach Palestine.
    • The Terrorists
      The Terrorists
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      The Irish Rebellion of 1921, changes course when a young patriot joins a group of terrorists and becomes an ardent worshiper of its leader. While on a raid the boy becomes suspicious of his idol and determines to learn the truth.
    • Kyria Katina
      Kyria Katina
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      A widow finds new life when she receives a gentleman suitor.
    • Sound the Pipes of Pan
      Sound the Pipes of Pan
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      A devoted Greek father finds his children in becoming Americanized are alien to him as he clings to his Old World beliefs causing one large continuing confrontation.
    • The Film Maker
      The Film Maker
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      Hank Patten, head of Crown Films, is disturbed by a visit from the chairman of the board, who brings him plans for reorganizing the studio. Patten is not in favor of the proposed changes, and refuses to compromise. The conflict grows as Patten fights to maintain the status quo.
    • Stardust II
      Stardust II
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      Lt. John Stahlman is training a platoon of soldiers. The Army truck "Stardust II", means alot to the men when they are ordered to Korea, they decide to take the truck with them.
    • All Summer Long
      All Summer Long
      Season 6 - Episode 3
      In the midwest the torrential rains have not subsided. Young Willie is panicked when he sees the river threaten the very walls of his home. But even as the house begins to cumble, Willie can't arouse anyone else in the family to the danger.
    • Maestro
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      A European symphony conductor is stranded in a town in Texas. So naturally he organizes a town symphony. A well-meaning local woman, overwhelmed by him soon falls for the "Maestro".
    • Ark of Safety
      Ark of Safety
      Season 5 - Episode 27
      An old woman's hatred feeds a feud and a young preacher's perseverence in trying to end it.
    • Grow Up
      Grow Up
      Season 5 - Episode 26
      A 16-year-old boy finds himself behind a perpetual eight-ball. The youth disappoints his parents by seeming to think he is a failure at his scholastic chores and his younger brother eventually proves that late blooming can be an asset.
    • Proud Passage
      Proud Passage
      Season 5 - Episode 25
      A young doctor operates his practice in a remote fishing village. He's torn between his responsilibity to his poor patients and the happiness of his new bride.
    • Pencil Sketch
      Pencil Sketch
      Season 5 - Episode 24
      A New England widower has plans to marry a pleasant younger woman. His daughter is studying art in Italy, so he travels there to tell her the news in person. When he arrives in Rome, he promptly falls in love with Elanora, one of his daughter's classmates.
    • The Power of Suggestion
      The Power of Suggestion
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      A happy marriage is soon on the rocks all because of an innocent comment. A wife suggests to her husband that another woman she knows is crazy about him. Flattered and excited, he decides to pursue the suggestion.
    • Recoil
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      A quiet gentle man is torn between his abhorence of brute force and his pride. Refusing to capture a couple of teenaged burglars, the man is branded a coward. His later plan to apprehend the culprits changes his life.
    • The Arena
      The Arena
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      An old professional wrestler whose pride and joy is his daughter, tries to keep her sheltered and wants her to marry a medical student. But Julie falls in love with a young boxer whom her father bitterly opposes.
    • Four Meetings
      Four Meetings
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      A love story about a young woman and her four meetings with two perspective beaus.
    • The Lantern Copy
      The Lantern Copy
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      A successful comic book artist lets his ambitions overrule his usually good morals.
    • The Twenty-Third Mission
      The Twenty-Third Mission
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      An American industrialist goes to Europe to search for his missing son. The lad was a fighter pilot who disappeared after being shot down over Belgium.
    • The Travelers
      The Travelers
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      A rag tag group of travelers embark on a journey of dreams and hopes.
    • The Medea Cup
      The Medea Cup
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      Story of Cleopatra's daughter Selene and her plot to kill Caesar. A man she never sees, a man living in Galilee interferes with that plan.
    • Tigers Don't Sing
      Tigers Don't Sing
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      A married couple who have collaborated on many Broadway hits, find themselves arguing constantly over their latest collaboration when it comes to talent and beauty.
    • It's A Small World
      It's A Small World
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      Two lovers are brought together when two continents are bridged by one very inventive fellow.
    • Leaf Out Of A Book
      Leaf Out Of A Book
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      A career woman in a New York advertising agency tries to survive in the cut-throat industry.
    • The Trial Of Steven Kent
      The Trial Of Steven Kent
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      A jury foreman attempts to have a man convicted to satisfy his own personal spite.
    • O Romany
      O Romany
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      The story of a group of gypsies who escape Nazi persecution now find a new terror in a Russian satellite country.
    • The Room
      The Room
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      The Room symbolizes the barrier built by a small girl against her father whom she believed responsible for her mother's death.
    • Holiday Song
      Holiday Song
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Joesph Buloff reprises the role of an elderly cantor who becomes disillusioned. Because of all the misery he sees, he loses faith and can not conduct the upcoming Rosh Hashonah services. While traveling to consult a rabbi, he encounters two strangers in the subway who restore his faith.
    • Roman Fever
      Roman Fever
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      Two middle-aged women revisit Rome and their deep-seated animosity comes to light in the form of jealousy. Mrs. Slade is envious of Mrs. Ansley's vivacious daughter and of her past love for Mrs. Slade's husband.
    • The Witness
      The Witness
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      A single family takes a stand and fights a valiant battle against the whole town in a murder case.
    • The Dusty Drawer
      The Dusty Drawer
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      A University botanist is the victim of embezzlement by a bank teller. Unable to pin the guilt on the teller, he robs the bank of $10,000 and manages to hang the crime on his enemy.
    • Three Letters
      Three Letters
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      A school marm receives letters from three former classmates. The letters make the school marm believe she missed something in the life she has led.
    • Treasure Chest
      Treasure Chest
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      A Boston physican inherits two trunks containing valuable paintings.
    • Crown Of Shadows
      Crown Of Shadows
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      The real-life drama of the ill-fated Emperor Maxmilian of Mexico.
    • Better than Walking
      Better than Walking
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      The climax of a popular festival on the Rivieria is the annual selection of the International Lady. Behind the scenes, a dishonest individual is trying to fix the contest so that a certain American will win.
    • The Recluse
      The Recluse
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      A prizefighter's life is ruined when he is accused unjustly of throwing a fight.
    • Joey
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      Joey is a dishwasher who's always been sheltered by his overly protective mother. A blonde ex-stripper who's hired as assistant dishwasher thinks he has many overlooked qualities.
    • County Fair Time
      County Fair Time
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      Two lonely strangers meet and fall in love one night at a rural fair. The magic of the moment passes, but both learn valuable lessons.
    • Nothing to Sneeze At
      Nothing to Sneeze At
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      A married couple with four children have never had a vacation when suddenly they win a week at a resort hotel in a lottery.
    • Here's Father
      Here's Father
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      A famous producer is allowed to spend one week with his young son, the problem is that he's busy and doesn't have the time to be with him.
    • The Chivington Raid
      The Chivington Raid
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      Col. Chivington, lends his Colorado Volunteers in an unjustified revenge killing of Cheyenne Indians suspected, but not proven guilty, of murdering two white men.
    • October Story
      October Story
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      A young girl from Brooklyn causes a stir with television executives when she announces she has invented a portable TV that can be built for $2.14.
    • Flight To Freedom
      Flight To Freedom
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      A Jewish family tries to escape Nazi Germany thru the help of fellow Germans against the Nazi regime.
    • Tour Of Duty
      Tour Of Duty
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      A Red Cross club director's fiance is killed just before their marriage meets another flyer whom she tries to resist.
    • Raymond Schindler, Case One
      Raymond Schindler, Case One
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      Detective Schindler is on the case of a woman who was assaulted and strangled with her own stocking.
    • A Softness In The Wind
      A Softness In The Wind
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      The story of Braille's life from the time he lost his sight at the age of three, thru the time he discovered the famous Braille reading method for the blind until his death at age 42.
    • I Was Stalin's Prisoner
      I Was Stalin's Prisoner
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      An American ITT executive in Budapest was arrested and charged and convicted of spying and sentenced to 15 years in prison. The US government retaliated with various actions, including closing Hungarian consulates in the US, and he was released and deported after one year in prison.
    • Money To Burn
      Money To Burn
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      An heiress is forced into a marriage of convenience but falls for the doctor who cares for her.
    • The Eleventh Ward
      The Eleventh Ward
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      The story of real-life doctor Elizabeth Blackwell is dramatized this week. A century earlier, Blackwell was working in hospitals when society expected women to be at home raising families.
    • The Legacy
      The Legacy
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      Ira Sterling has been training his son to take over the family business once he retires. The fact is, his son-in-law is far more qualifed to run the company. The issue comes to a head during the company's anniversary party.
    • A Will to Live
      A Will to Live
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      A dying woman tries to assure a happy future for her lonely niece and a shy young doctor by taking a calculated risk.
    • Flight Report
      Flight Report
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      A tough naval lieutenant finds himself deeply embroiled in the question of courage and individual importance when a young flier makes a major error during an attack from the Japanese.
    • The Inward Eye
      The Inward Eye
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      The story of a young girl who abandons hope of adjusting herself to a life of darkness. She is urged to attend the famed Seeing Eye School in Morristown, N.J. and the story then traces through film documentation her training at the institution.
    • Buy Me Blue Ribbons
      Buy Me Blue Ribbons
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      A rich, spoiled arrogant ex-child star decides to buy his way back into the limelight. He hires a destitute producer and other workers, but is so bad in the role that he is kicked out of it. The play then becomes a hit - without the former genius.
    • The Brownstone
      The Brownstone
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      The older sister runs a rooming house and raises her young sister when a young man enters their lives.
    • Moment of Panic
      Moment of Panic
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      After running down a woman in the street, an insurance executive terrified with the prospect of bad publicity, leaves the scene of the accident.
    • John Turner
      John Turner
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      The story about a young boy befriended by a childless couple. The boy lives with his aunt and uncle, an itinerant cotton picker when he is abandoned by them. The couple hope to adopt the fourteen year old as their own.
    • The Burgundy Touch
      The Burgundy Touch
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      The story of a college professor and his wife who are on vacation in France. Their car breaks down in a little Burgundy village. The professor dreams of finding a place in the world where he can have peace of mind, and thinks he has found it in this tiny town. He decides to give up his college career and settle down on a little French farm among the vineyards. His wife hopes that something will occur to make him change his mind and return to the college life.moreless
    • Native Dancer
      Native Dancer
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      A talented ballerina is undiscovered until her agent cooks up a hoax. The hoax backfires, but eventually the dancer's luck changes.
    • Spring Reunion
      Spring Reunion
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      A 32-year-old woman never married falls for a man was voted most likely to succeed but never did. When they fall in love with each other, she has a hard time separating from her overprotective father who calls the man a cad.
    • Old Tasselfoot
      Old Tasselfoot
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      It's the story of an aging blacksmith and a teenager who follows the movements of a crippled whooping crane - looking on the crane's appearance as a good omen. When the bird fails to return this year, the old man realizes at last that time is passing him by.
    • Dear Harriet Heart -Throb
      Dear Harriet Heart -Throb
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      The story of a newspaperman who writes a lovelorn column and winds up in a romance and then has trouble when he becomes ill and a substitute takes over his job.
    • Suitable for Framing
      Suitable for Framing
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      A high-pressure public relations man takes a job as a publicist for a new art gallery. But the gallery owner has his own plans for hitting the front pages, far more artful than the publicist could suggest.
    • Write Me Out Forever
      Write Me Out Forever
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      A radio soap opera star is written out of the script for two weeks because her boyfriend has returned from the military. The two marry and soon she's declaring war on the Army.
    • Somebody Special
      Somebody Special
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      An average New York housewife thinks that the popular crooner Sammy Andrews is the boy she used to date in high school. If only she'd married him, she'd be the wife of a celebrity.
    • The Lawn Party
      The Lawn Party
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      A midwestern housewife wants to give an elaborate birthday party for her daughter. By her plans to "beautify" an empty lot for the occasion, she unintentionally hurts the people about her.
    • Miss Look-Alike
      Miss Look-Alike
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      A bored young girl wins a contest and is given a whirlwind trip of New York only to learn the truth about glitz and glamour.
    • The Happy Rest
      The Happy Rest
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      The story of an orphan girl married to a farm boy and her "fool notion" to have her baby in a hospital.
    • Other People's Houses
      Other People's Houses
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      A senile old man causes headaches and heartaches for his two daughters and his son-in-law as the aged widower moves in with them.
    • The Big Deal
      The Big Deal
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      A once successful building contractor is trying to finance one last development deal, even if he has to borrow money from his daughter and disrupt her marriage plans.
    • A Medal in the Family
      A Medal in the Family
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      The story of a hero who returns home with a Medal of Honor to find the old animosities and a strong new viewpoint.
    • Mr. Quimby's Christmas Hats
      Mr. Quimby's Christmas Hats
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      The story of a man's fantasy and love for Christmas and happiness.
    • The Search
      The Search
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      A documentary tribute to the U.S. Navy's air-sea rescue operation is told. The story tells of three men who are shot down over enemy waters and who settle down to await rescue or death on a life raft. The story reveals all the technics practiced daily by the Navy currently engaged in the Korean War.moreless
    • The Old Beginning
      The Old Beginning
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      A man fights to gain independence from his father.
    • The Darkness Below
      The Darkness Below
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      A pair of young coal miners become trapped underground in a mining disaster.
    • The Rainmaker
      The Rainmaker
      Season 2 - Episode 26
      Lizzy is a young woman who feels "a drought in her heart" because of her plain-jane looks. The family farm is also suffering from a drought, a physical one, when Starbuck appears and guarantees to make it rain. Though he relieves Lizzy's lonliness, he finds the clouds to be less cooperative.moreless
    • Mr. Pettengil Here
      Mr. Pettengil Here
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      An angel is given 48 hours to get two people who have never wed, married.
    • Two For One
      Two For One
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      A story about a middle-aged gentleman who leads a double life, one a fading thespian who by day is a devoted father and by night a debonair gigolo.
    • The Gesture
      The Gesture
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      A pampered movie star is at first irritated by the off-handed treatment she gets from the film's press agent. Eventually, the two warm to each other and a romance blooms. The star and director, however, seem to be constantly at each another's throat. The press agent is the only one who can see that the feuding talents are really in love.moreless
    • Catch A Falling Star
      Catch A Falling Star
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      The plight of a 15-year-old girl and her glamorous society leader aunt is told. The girl idolizes her relative, sticks by her in the face of international scandal.
    • The House in Athens
      The House in Athens
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      Three people are thrown together by the death of a man.
    • Expectant Relations
      Expectant Relations
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      The first video comedy written by Horton Foote, concerns the efforts of a small town family to gain the affections and benefits of a wealthy uncle.
    • A Little Something in Reserve
      A Little Something in Reserve
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      A man is called to Navy service in a comedy of error.
    • Printer's Measure
      Printer's Measure
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      The story of how a linotype-machine effects the life of a compositor after having witnessed a co-worker who became alienated with his craft committ suicide.
    • Wish on the Moon
      Wish on the Moon
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      Wish on the Moon is a chronicle of two women-friends whose lives take unexpected turns. One musters all her effort to become a famous actress, but instead ends up married. The other, who lacks motivation except to find a husband, inadvertently becomes a stage and screen star. Both feel unfulfilled and secretly envy what the other has gained.moreless
    • The Baby
      The Baby
      Season 2 - Episode 28
      Comedy about a family whose members are all individualists. Mother, a former actress, Father, a breezy fellow who doesn't care much; a ten-year-old son whose life revolves around the Cub Scouts; and a five-year-old daughter who is a prima donna.