Goodyear Television Playhouse - Season 2

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Episode Guide

  • The Baby
    The Baby
    Episode 28
    9/13/53
    0.0
    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.
  • Other People's Houses
    8/30/53
    0.0
    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 Rainmaker
    The Rainmaker
    Episode 26
    8/16/53
    0.0
    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
  • The Cipher
    The Cipher
    Episode 25
    8/2/53
    8.5
    The true story of a fight by a reporter to win freedom for a man wrongly imprisoned for espionage.
  • The Big Deal
    The Big Deal
    Episode 24
    7/19/53
    0.0
    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.
  • Nothing to Sneeze At
    7/12/53
    0.0
    A married couple with four children have never had a vacation when suddenly they win a week at a resort hotel in a lottery.
  • The House in Athens
    The House in Athens
    Episode 22
    7/5/53
    0.0
    Three people are thrown together by the death of a man.
  • Catch A Falling Star
    6/28/53
    0.0
    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.
  • Expectant Relations
    Expectant Relations
    Episode 20
    6/21/53
    0.0
    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.
  • The Way of the Eagle
    6/7/53
    0.0
    The story of ornithologist John James Audubon is told.
  • Marty
    Marty
    Episode 18
    5/24/53
    0.0
    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.
  • A Little Something in Reserve
    5/10/53
    0.0
    A man is called to Navy service in a comedy of error.
  • Printer's Measure
    Printer's Measure
    Episode 16
    4/26/53
    0.0
    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.
  • The Recluse
    The Recluse
    Episode 15
    4/12/53
    0.0
    A prizefighter's life is ruined when he is accused unjustly of throwing a fight.
  • Wish on the Moon
    Wish on the Moon
    Episode 14
    3/29/53
    0.0
    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 Gesture
    The Gesture
    Episode 13
    3/15/53
    0.0
    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
  • The Trip to Bountiful
    3/1/53
    0.0
    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
  • Mr. Pettengil Here
    Mr. Pettengil Here
    Episode 11
    2/15/53
    0.0
    An angel is given 48 hours to get two people who have never wed, married.
  • A Medal in the Family
    2/1/53
    0.0
    The story of a hero who returns home with a Medal of Honor to find the old animosities and a strong new viewpoint.
  • Two For One
    Two For One
    Episode 9
    1/18/53
    0.0
    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.
  • Mr. Quimby's Christmas Hats
    12/21/52
    0.0
    The story of a man's fantasy and love for Christmas and happiness.
  • The Search
    The Search
    Episode 7
    12/7/52
    0.0
    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
    Episode 6
    11/23/52
    0.0
    A man fights to gain independence from his father.
  • The Darkness Below
    The Darkness Below
    Episode 5
    11/9/52
    0.0
    A pair of young coal miners become trapped underground in a mining disaster.
  • Better than Walking
    10/26/52
    0.0
    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.
  • O Romany
    O Romany
    Episode 3
    10/12/52
    0.0
    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
    Episode 2
    9/28/52
    0.0
    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
    Episode 1
    9/14/52
    0.0
    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.
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