Hallmark Hall Of Fame - Season 13

Sunday 9:00 PM on CBS Premiered Dec 01, 1951 In Season




Episode Guide

  • Little Moon of Alban
    The story of an English officer wounded by Irish patriots during the closing days of the Irish Rebellion (1916-1921) whose recuperation takes place in a hospital in which the Daughters of Charity, a nursing order, are in charge, Sister Brigid Mary, a girl whose desperate struggle to understand God's will and to retain her faith, are mirrored in the agnostic young officer.
  • Abe Lincoln in Illinois
    A historical chronicle of Abe Lincoln in Illinois between 1830 and 1860, follows his rise from a backwoods law practice to the Presidency. While residing in New Salem, Lincoln was acquainted with Ann Rutledge. Apparently he was fond of her and certainly he grieved with the entire community at he untimely death in 1835 at the age of 19.moreless
  • A Cry of Angels
    A Cry of Angels
    Episode 2
    The story of the crucial two years in the life of George Frederic Handel when he composed "The Messiah" unfolds as Mrs. Cibber brings him a libretto composed by a wealthy Londoner, Charles Jennens. It is composed of Biblical quotes and spans the entire life of Christ. While she and his longtime friend and manager, John Rich, watch over the ailing Handel, he is portrayed in the play as a man in a trance who reads, accidentally and with little interest, Jennens' libretto. Suddenly, he appears inspired. He has a vision which reveals he spiritual void in the lives of London's poor and humble. He rises from his bed and starts to compose.moreless
  • The Patriots
    The Patriots
    Episode 1
    Adaptation of Kingsley's Broadway play. During the post-Revolutionary War period of the 1790s, Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson clash over the precarious economic and military positions of the new republic.