Hallmark Hall Of Fame - Season 8

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




Episode Guide

  • Ah, Wilderness!
    Ah, Wilderness!
    Episode 6
    Nat Miller a small town newspaper editor and his family are getting ready to celebrate the 4th of July. His son Richard is accused of trying to corrupt Muriel the object of his affection, while the father threats the family.
  • Berkeley Square
    Berkeley Square
    Episode 5
    The story of a young American Peter Standish who inherits a mansion on London's Berkeley Square from an 18th Century forebear of the same name. Upon miving into the ancestral home, he becomes so immersed in diaries and other lore that the process of reincarnation is reversed and he is transported back to the London of 1784, taking on the form of the first Peter Standish. The difficulty of comporting himself in the 18th Century manner and the dramatic complications of loving a girl of that time while being from this century, eventually force him to return to his own time and live with his memories of the distant past in the mansion of the square.moreless
  • The Christmas Tree
    The Christmas Tree
    Episode 4
    A special one-hour program featuring pantomime, drama, ice skating and song. Carol Channing and Cyril Ritchard will provide pantomime fun on skates. Maurice Evans will appear in a Nativity scene drawn from Matthew and Luke. Jessica Tandy and Margaret Hamilton will be seen in a serious drama, "The Miracle of the Orphanage". Ralph Bellamy and William Shatner in another drama "Light One Candle" and Tom Poston and Hiram Sherman in a humorous sketch "Before the Stores Close".moreless
  • The Gift of the Magi
    A musical adaptation (with songs by Richard Adler) of O. Henry's familiar Christmas story. A devoted young married couple each have one prized possession—Jim his watch, Della her long, luxuriant hair. When Christmas comes, with little money on hand, each plans a surprise for the other.
  • Kiss Me, Kate
    Kiss Me, Kate
    Episode 2
    The musical comedy tells of the backstage doings when a theatrical troupe plans a musical version of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. Musical Highlights: "Another Op'nin" ................. Jessye "Why Can't You Behave?" .......... Wilson "Wunderbar" ...................... Drake, Morison "So In Love" ..................... Morison "We Open in Venice" .............. Drake, Morison, Wilson, Hayes "Tom, Dick and Harry" ............ Wilson "I've Come to Wive It Wealthily".. Drake "I Hate Men" ..................... Morison "Were Thine That Special Face" ... Drake "Where Is the Life That Late I Led? .... Drake "Always True to You in My Fashion" ..... Wilson "Brush Up Your Shakespeare" ...... Lembeck, Klugman Shrew Finale ..................... Drake, Morisonmoreless
  • Johnny Belinda
    Johnny Belinda
    Episode 1
    Belinda McDonald, a deaf mute, is roughly brought up by her father after her mother's death. Known in her community as "The Dummy" she has few defenders until the arrival of Dr. Jack Pelletier who teaches her sign language and falls in love with her in the process. When she gives birth to the child of a village tough who had seduced her, Dr. Jack defends her. When she kills the child's father as he tries to take the infant from her Dr. Jack is her best witness.moreless