Kraft Television Theatre (1953)

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  • Season 2
    • Coquette
      Coquette
      Episode 41
      7/7/55
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      In the final episode of Pond's Theater, a domineering father tries to rule the life of his Southern belle daughter and, in the process, destroys both of them.
    • Death Is a Spanish Dancer
      6/30/55
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      A doomed woman sees her destiny in the form of a flamenco dancer.
    • The Fascinating Stranger
      6/23/55
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      A big-talking schemer, always full of grand plans but always flat broke, is loved by his friends--even after burning them with one of his sure-fire horse betting strategies.
    • Mother Is Watching
      Mother Is Watching
      Episode 38
      6/16/55
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      Having inherited her domineering nature from her mother, a young woman tries to rule the lives of her married sister and her mousy, spinster sibling.
    • Life and Taxes
      Life and Taxes
      Episode 37
      6/9/55
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      A rich Long Islander learns that his property, deeded to his great-great-grandfather by Congress, is tax free. He sets up his own country and suceeds in running it into the ground.
    • Erricka
      Erricka
      Episode 36
      6/2/55
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      A middle-aged psychiatrist who's an expert on father-daughter relationships marries a woman young enough to be his daughter.
    • The Kingdom of Andrew Jones
      5/26/55
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      A well-known playwright has written but one play. Though his students at the college where he teaches admire him, his aged mother believes his talent is already played out.
    • The Ways of Courage
      5/19/55
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      U.S. Military Intelligence asks a scientist's young protege to risk his life to rescue his elderly mentor who is being held captive behind the Iron Curtain.
    • Cynara
      Cynara
      Episode 33
      5/12/55
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      A married London attorney becomes entangled in romance with a shopgirl.
    • Candle Light
      Candle Light
      Episode 32
      5/5/55
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      In this comedy of complications set in 1903 Vienna, the maid, Marie, fools the prince into thinking she's royalty. The prince, meanwhile, has his valet masquerade as him to fool the maid.
    • Hang Up My Guns
      Hang Up My Guns
      Episode 31
      4/28/55
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      In the Kentucky Hills during the 1920s, legends have grown about the Coxes, the surviving family of an old mountain feud. One day their self-imposed isolation is rudely threatened by the arrest of the son on a charge of murder.
    • Thunder Rock
      Thunder Rock
      Episode 30
      4/21/55
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      An embittered idealist becomes a lighthouse keeper to escape a world gone mad. In his solitude, he creates a ghost world peopled with undefeated idealists of a previous age.
    • No Riders
      No Riders
      Episode 29
      4/14/55
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      The death of their child almost wrecks the marriage of a truck driver and his wife. Then one night he goes against company regulations and picks up a Mexican waif on the road.
    • The Glass Parlor
      The Glass Parlor
      Episode 28
      4/7/55
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      A high school teacher and one of her students are writing a book. The amount of time they're spending together has the set the town's tongues wagging.
    • The Forger
      The Forger
      Episode 27
      3/31/55
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      A sucessful comedy writer desperately wants to write a tragic drama. He hatches a bold plan to fake a tragedy from Shakespeare and have the play mounted.
    • Autumn Crocus
      Autumn Crocus
      Episode 26
      3/24/55
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      On vacation in Europe, a shy schoolteacher experiences a bittersweet romance. She can't decide whether to pursure her relationship with an Alpine innkeeper or to return home.
    • The Silver Box
      The Silver Box
      Episode 25
      3/17/55
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      A wealthy young man, while drunk, steals a woman's purse and later a silver cigarette box. This drama asks if justice treats the poor as fairly as it does the wealthy.
    • Billy Budd
      Billy Budd
      Episode 24
      3/10/55
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      Set during the Napoleonic Wars, a good-hearted young man is pressed into service aboard a Royal Naval vessel. Loved by fellow crew members, he's tormented mercilessly by the ship's sadistic master-at-arms, Claggert.
    • Anna Christie
      Anna Christie
      Episode 23
      3/3/55
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      To shield his daughter from the sea, which he considers evil, a tough Swedish captain sends his daughter away to be raised far from the ocean. Years later, a grown-up Anna returns with a shameful past to her credit.
    • The Second Chance
      The Second Chance
      Episode 22
      2/24/55
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      A Korean war veteran who lost a leg contends with a father who still demands he become a world class athlete.
    • The Dover Road
      The Dover Road
      Episode 21
      2/17/55
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      The Dover Road is a path traditionally taken by couples on their way to elope. A wealthy man who lives on the road stops couples and forces them to see what real home life is like at his house.
    • Prologue to Glory
      Prologue to Glory
      Episode 20
      2/10/55
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      This sentimental biography of the young Abe Lincoln takes place long before his fame and influence. He's keeping store in New Salem, Illinois, courting Ann Rutledge, and just begining his political activities.
    • Thirty, Honey, Thirty
      2/3/55
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      Rapidly approaching 30-years-old, a woman teams up with her mother to squeeze a marriage proposal out of her boyfriend.
    • The Cornered Man
      The Cornered Man
      Episode 18
      1/27/55
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      A former prize fighter faces his biggest challenge: financing an operation to save his son who was injured in a boxing match.
    • The Rugged Mountains
      1/20/55
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      A mapmaker learns a few things about about love and work from his housekeeper.
    • The Hickory Limb
      The Hickory Limb
      Episode 16
      1/13/55
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      In the series premiere of the rechristened Ponds Theatre, the relationship between a famous writer, his daughter and his ex-wife is dramatized.
    • A Bit o' Love
      A Bit o' Love
      Episode 15
      1/6/55
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      The the final Thursday edition of Kraft Television Theatre, a young clergyman's heart is broken and his career almost destroyed by his wife's infidelity.
    • Death Takes a Holiday
      12/30/54
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      In this famous fantasy, Death spends three days on Earth to find out why we fear him so much. While he's visiting, no one dies.
    • A Child Is Born
      A Child Is Born
      Episode 13
      12/23/54
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      Mary and Joseph's arrival at the inn, as told from the point of view of the innkeeper and his wife. The script, written in blank-verse, is by Stephen Vincent Benet. Music was written for the show by Vladimir Selinsky and features a chorus, the St. Thomas Boys' Choir, and an orchestra.moreless
    • Time of the Drought
      12/16/54
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      A young minister is eager to put an end to a drought and stages a mass prayer for rain. He's surprised by the results he gets.
    • The Consul
      The Consul
      Episode 11
      12/9/54
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      A U. S. diplomat in a backwater Central American country takes his duties very seriously. He risks dismissal by standing up to a millionaire yacht owner and his Senator passenger who demand he ignore local quarantine rules and let them through.
    • Kitty Foyle
      Kitty Foyle
      Episode 10
      12/2/54
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      During the 1920s, a young woman determined to improve her social status begins an affair with a man who's part of proper Philadelphia society.
    • Run for the Money
      11/25/54
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      Newlyweds find themselves flat broke on their honeymoon. When a horserace bet they made for the bride's millionaire uncle pays $18,000, they consider keeping the cash and telling him that his bet was a bust.
    • My Son, the Doctor
      11/18/54
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      The widow of a doctor pointlessly dreams that one of her two sons will carry on the work of their deceased father.
    • One Sunday Afternoon
      11/11/54
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      A dentist and his wife live in his hometown in this episode featuring two casts. Told in flashbacks of 30 years ago, the doctor's old sweetheart and the man who stole her away decades earlier return to town. The dentist plots his revenge when the interloper develops a toothache.
    • The Day the Diner Closed
      11/4/54
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      Following a robbery, a pair of criminals, their gun moll and a hostage hide out out in a diner operated by two crazy, wacky women.
    • The Happy Journey
      10/28/54
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      The Kirby family makes a car trip with their two children from Newark to Camden, New Jersey. On their way to visit their married eldest daughter, the group deals with life's many joys and the sadness the comes from the loss of loved ones.
    • The Shop at Sly Corner
      10/21/54
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      A former convict at Devil's Island is now running an antique shop in London. When his dedicated assistant discovers that the business is just a front for stolen goods, he becomes the target of blackmail and murder.
    • The Passionate Bystander
      10/14/54
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      An English professor has been writing stories for years but has never bothered to publish any of them. He's surprised when his work suddenly appears in print.
    • The Man Who Made the Kaiser Laugh
      In this comedy, a nobody perpetrates a major hoax that makes him famous and amuses the Kaiser.
    • The Oath of Hippocrates
      9/30/54
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      During the Nazi occupation of France during World War II, a French doctor suffers the consequences of upholding his Hippocratic oath, attracting the unwanted attention of the Germans.
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