Matinee Theater - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • September Tide
    September Tide
    Episode 204
    8/31/56
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    A mother and her son-in-law fall in love destroying her daughter who is desperate to please her husband.

  • The Pink Hippotamus
    The Pink Hippotamus
    Episode 203
    8/30/56
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    A Hungarian re-enters his country as a secret service agent for the West and is accompanied by a man who wants to rescue his son from the country.

  • Yankee Doodler
    Yankee Doodler
    Episode 202
    8/29/56
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    A textile tycoon translates a lowly clerk's doodlings into unusual textile designs and has the problem of keeping the clerk doodling.

  • The House On 5th Avenue
    8/28/56
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    A young girl is picked up for passing counterfeit bills and tells a strange story of how she acquired them.

  • Perfect Alibi
    Perfect Alibi
    Episode 200
    8/10/56
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    Police believe that a man committed suicide, but his young ward seeks to prove it was murder.
  • The Old Payola
    The Old Payola
    Episode 199
    8/8/56
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    A crooner's mercenary manager makes the crooner's wife leave him.
  • Cupid Rode a Horse
    Cupid Rode a Horse
    Episode 198
    8/7/56
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    Dad threatens to send Grandpa Hoyt back to Iowa if he doesn't stop betting on the horses. The old man's grandsons want to keep him around, so they try and fix him up with wealthy Mrs. Conkwright.
  • The Fall of the House of Usher
    8/6/56
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    A friend pays a visit to a man who lives in a sinister, dark mansion. The day he arrives, his host's sister is taken mysteriously ill and is not seen again.
  • Some Man Will Want You
    8/3/56
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    A pretty and intelligent young woman is tossed by a chain of circumstances into the middle of a preseidential nominating convention.
  • Gretel
    Gretel
    Episode 195
    8/2/56
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    A well-to-do college boy secretly marries an Immigrant girl from a European concentration camp, then finds he must defend his marriage against his parents' objections.
  • Pygmalion Jones
    Pygmalion Jones
    Episode 194
    8/1/56
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    The story of an accidental photograph that catapults an obscure young woman from school teacher to pin-up girl and playgirl.
  • Belong to Me
    Belong to Me
    Episode 193
    7/31/56
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    A young governess becomes attracted to the father of the child she looks after, when the parents divorce.
  • The Cypress Tree
    The Cypress Tree
    Episode 192
    7/30/56
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    A recently widowed woman's determination to rebuild her own life, despite her sister's strange insistence that she be on mournful respect for the dead.
  • Home at Seven
    Home at Seven
    Episode 191
    7/27/56
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    A bank employee suffers a 24-hour lapse of memory.
  • Letter of Introduction
    7/26/56
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    An American divorcee is transplanted to Paris when she receives a letter stating that she is about to be visited by a young man who doesn't know she is his mother.
  • Another Sky
    Another Sky
    Episode 189
    7/25/56
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    A gawky young girl's silent adoration of first a missionary, then a sea captain develops and one of them brings her fulfillment of her dreams.
  • Woman at the Window
    Woman at the Window
    Episode 188
    7/24/56
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    A plain young woman is about to free herself from the limitation of her outwardly charming sister' when tragedy turns the latter into a dependent invalid.
  • The Reverberator
    The Reverberator
    Episode 187
    7/23/56
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    A Parisian family is exploited by the American tabloids and causes a scandal.
  • The Rich Full Life
    The Rich Full Life
    Episode 186
    7/20/56
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    A wife in a humdrum marriage battles her husband and her husband's family to save her daughter from a similar fate.
  • The Feast
    The Feast
    Episode 185
    7/19/56
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    The story of how one warm, human woman tries to bring a breath of fresh air into a tottering mansion inhabited by 12 warped souls.
  • The Summer Pavilion
    The Summer Pavilion
    Episode 184
    7/18/56
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    An outwardly docile Southern girl falls in love with the engineer who is tearing up the heirloom summer house of her matriarchal mother.
  • Beg, Borrow or Steal
    Beg, Borrow or Steal
    Episode 183
    7/17/56
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    A lawyer learns that one of his accounts is to be taken over by another man and he confides in his daughter's fiance that he has taken a huge sum from it over the past years.
  • The Remittance Man
    The Remittance Man
    Episode 182
    7/16/56
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    An imaginative old man's fanciful anecdotes change the lives of the family with whom he boards.
  • The Bishop Misbehaves
    The Bishop Misbehaves
    Episode 181
    7/13/56
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    An English Bishop finds himself in the middle of a robbery.
  • Backfire
    Backfire
    Episode 180
    7/12/56
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    A Professor of criminology witnesses a holdup and killing, refuses to believe that he could possibly have made a mistake in identifying the guilty party.
  • Marriage by the Millions
    7/11/56
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    A successful woman marriage counselor's husband asks for a divorce.
  • Class of '58
    Class of '58
    Episode 178
    7/9/56
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    An obstreperous college freshman is expelled from school and is returning home to uncertainty when he meets a business man who changes his life.
  • Black Chiffon
    Black Chiffon
    Episode 177
    7/6/56
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    Two days before the marriage of her son, a woman who has an absolutely untarnished reputation unaccountably steals a black-chiffon nightgown.
  • High Places
    High Places
    Episode 176
    7/5/56
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    A newspaper editor feels that his principles are being compromised by his publisher's policies. But when it comes to his private life, he is lee high-principled.
  • The Declaration
    The Declaration
    Episode 175
    7/4/56
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    The aristocratic father of a young man decries the Declaration of Independence and such 'rebels' as Franklin, Jefferson and Adams. Loyal to the king, the father orders his son out of the house when the young man persists in his radical ideas.
  • Seasoned Timbers
    Seasoned Timbers
    Episode 174
    7/3/56
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    The principal of a Vermont Academy opposes one of the school's trustees who wants to alter the curriculum in order to make the academy more exclusive.
  • There's Always Juliet
    There's Always Juliet
    Episode 173
    7/2/56
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    A young Englishwoman is swept off her feet by the attentions of a handsome American. But he doubts that their sudden love can be real or lasting.
  • The Young and the Damned
    6/29/56
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    A college boy's efforts to cover up his murder of an off-campus bad girl who accuses him fathering her expected child destroys two families.
  • The Ghost of Greenwich Village
    6/28/56
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    A young man rents a small apartment and finds the haunted prescence of a young woman captivating.
  • The Birthday Present
    The Birthday Present
    Episode 170
    6/27/56
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    A spirited and attractive wife's world falls apart on the occasion of her 50th birthday, as she discovers her husband's affair with another woman and is jolted by the news that she is to become a grandmother.
  • But Fear Itself
    But Fear Itself
    Episode 169
    6/26/56
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    A former movie star comes out of 14 years retirement to appear on a tv show.
  • The Lighted Window
    The Lighted Window
    Episode 168
    6/25/56
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    An unhappily married New York executive's wife involves herself in the romantic and financial problems of a pretty Chinese artist only to find the adventure throws new light on her own problems.
  • The Damask Cheek
    The Damask Cheek
    Episode 167
    6/22/56
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    A young woman comes to visit relatives in this country and winds up in the middle of two romances being carried on by her two cousins.
  • Love, Honor and O'Day
    Love, Honor and O'Day
    Episode 166
    6/21/56
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    A sponsor's wife tries to reunite the TV man-and-wife team of Johnny and Amanda O'Day for her husbands sponsors.
  • Forsaking All Others
    Forsaking All Others
    Episode 165
    6/20/56
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    A chronicle of what happens when circumstances bring together a beautiful woman and a handsome man, each of whom is married to an invalid.
  • The Guest Cottage
    The Guest Cottage
    Episode 164
    6/19/56
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    A young psychiatrist parlays confusion among the house guests of his fiancee's stubborn father into a reconsideration of the lad's quest for the girls' hand in marriage.
  • A Safe Place
    A Safe Place
    Episode 163
    6/18/56
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    A bitter rivalry revolves around two brothers, one a chief of police, the other the mouthpiece for a group of gamblers who decide to take over the city.
  • Alison's House
    Alison's House
    Episode 162
    6/15/56
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    A sister has run off with a married man and returns to close down the house of poetress Stanhope.
  • The Luck of Amos Currie
    6/14/56
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    Old Amos Currie lives in a rest home and is allegedly getting rich by playing the horses.

  • Crime at Blossom's
    Crime at Blossom's
    Episode 160
    6/13/56
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    Hex signs and other mysterious events occur when an elderly woman and her niece move into a house where a murder had been committed.
  • The Serpent's Tooth
    The Serpent's Tooth
    Episode 159
    6/12/56
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    Two young boys' quest for pin-money and how their ensuing misadventures culminate in their father being publicized as a cruel tyrant.
  • George Has a Birthday
    George Has a Birthday
    Episode 158
    6/11/56
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    A meek elevator operator's sisters plot to kill for an inheritance.
  • Autumn Crocus
    Autumn Crocus
    Episode 157
    6/8/56
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    A married innkeeper and father meets and falls for a beautiful British schoolteacher. Together they realize there will not be a happy ending in their relationship.
  • Fight the Whole World
    Fight the Whole World
    Episode 156
    6/7/56
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    A young orphan raised on a farm, joins the Navy. A year later he returns to ask his foster sister to marry him, but her father refuses to let him see her.

  • Cause For Suspicion
    Cause For Suspicion
    Episode 155
    6/6/56
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    A story of one romance that blossoms among four men and two women who are thrown together for a week of testing in their training to become spies for the U.S.

  • The American
    The American
    Episode 154
    6/5/56
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    Mr. Newman an American is interested in Mlle. Noemie Nioche's painting she tells him it's two thousand francs an outrageous amount but he must have that portrait.
  • The Good Time Boys
    The Good Time Boys
    Episode 153
    6/4/56
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    The retired founder of a book publishing company disagrees with the unethical business decisions of his now-in-charge son.
  • Taxi to the Moon
    Taxi to the Moon
    Episode 152
    6/1/56
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    A successful middle-aged career woman has everything but what she seeks most - the revived love of her bored and much younger husband.
  • Three For the Money
    Three For the Money
    Episode 151
    5/31/56
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    A man has to find the poisoner of his wife and son before the police accuse him of the crime.
  • Herself Alone
    Herself Alone
    Episode 150
    5/30/56
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    A young wife is forced by her husband's engineering pursuits, into the isolated life of a Peruvian mining camp and the temptation she faces in the person of the camp's only eligible bachelor.
  • The Children of Papa Juan
    5/29/56
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    A lazy Mexican restaurant owner spends so much time in bed he hatches eggs for his wife.
  • Bachelor Buttons
    Bachelor Buttons
    Episode 148
    5/28/56
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    A seamstress is so bemused by a college professor she is unaware of the devotion of a co-worker.
  • To Whom It May Concern
    5/25/56
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    A middle-aged man hopelessly stricken with cancer is prevented from making plans for his own death by the predatory nature of his family.
  • The Girl From Boro Park
    5/24/56
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    A mother attempts to marry off her plain 29-year-old daughter fearing that she will be a spinster if she doesn't.
  • Brief Music
    Brief Music
    Episode 145
    5/23/56
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    A frail intense college girl and her devoted but practical roommate fall in love with their young Professor.
  • The Bottle Imp
    The Bottle Imp
    Episode 144
    5/22/56
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    A sailor finds a cursed bottle with a demon, it brings him all he desires but at a cost.
  • The Spare Room
    The Spare Room
    Episode 143
    5/21/56
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    The story of the efforts of a small town nurse to bring together two heart-scarred victims of life's struggles, a cynical widow and a mysterious young man.
  • Edwina Black
    Edwina Black
    Episode 142
    5/18/56
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    Both the caregiver and the husband of an invalid woman are prime suspects when she suddenly dies. It appears to some to have been a poisoning.
  • To Have and To Hold
    To Have and To Hold
    Episode 141
    5/17/56
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    A Korean war widow is happily married again only to learn that her first husband is alive but only has a short time to live.
  • Blind Date
    Blind Date
    Episode 140
    5/16/56
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    A backwards teenaged girl is distraught when she can't find a date for her junior prom.
  • A Family Affair
    A Family Affair
    Episode 139
    5/14/56
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    A one-time struggling artist, now a successful businessman, is upset over the play his son has written.
  • Johnny Came Marching Home
    5/11/56
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    A young veteran is changed by the war and his struggle to escape his unchanging home town, family and girl.
  • The Catamaran
    The Catamaran
    Episode 137
    5/10/56
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    The story of a mother and daughter who both have found rough going in the sea of matrimony. The daughter follows mother in marital separation only to find the mother's footsteps turning back to reconciliation.
  • Perspective
    Perspective
    Episode 136
    5/9/56
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    A troubled artist fears she has lost her creative talent until an event puts things into "perspective".
  • A Man and a Maid
    A Man and a Maid
    Episode 135
    5/8/56
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    A candidate for Governor accepts an invitation to dine at the home of one of his backers and finds that one of the other guests is his ex-wife.
  • The 25th Hour
    The 25th Hour
    Episode 134
    5/7/56
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    A young mother becomes distraught with her domestic routine and runs away, leaving a bewildered husband behind.
  • Night Must Fall
    Night Must Fall
    Episode 133
    5/4/56
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    Hubert loves Olivia but her aunt, Mrs. Bramson is an invalid and difficult to deal with. When Scotland Yard comes to call about a missing Mrs. Chalfont.
  • Daughter of the Seventh
    5/3/56
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    A ward of the commander of the aristocratic seventh regiment in the New York State militia in 1860 causes trouble when she falls for a lietuenant from the Brooklyn squadron of cavalry.
  • The Legend of Jenny Lind
    5/2/56
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    Jenny Lind was known as the Swedish Nightingale, her singing and music enchanted many men who fell under her spell.
  • Greybeards and Witches
    5/1/56
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    A mother passes off her demented son as dead in order to hide him from visiting relatives.
  • The Carefree Tree
    The Carefree Tree
    Episode 129
    4/30/56
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    A young royal couple, whose son may someday occupy the throne, tries an unusual scheme to avert hostilities between waring families.
  • The Bright Boy
    The Bright Boy
    Episode 128
    4/27/56
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    A boy's prep school life turns around when a wise young class president takes the sting out of a bright boy's vengefulness.
  • A Woman Named Ruby
    A Woman Named Ruby
    Episode 127
    4/26/56
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    Ruby decides to run for a political office even with her family against her.
  • The Reckoning
    The Reckoning
    Episode 126
    4/25/56
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    A newlywed couple's honeymoon is marred by an ailing father.
  • Tin Wedding
    Tin Wedding
    Episode 125
    4/24/56
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    A busy-body spinster enlightens her married sister about her husband's infidelity.
  • Whom Death Has Joined Together
    4/23/56
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    A matinee idol whose advances to a married woman help rouse her husband's romantic impulses.
  • Ask Me No Questions
    Ask Me No Questions
    Episode 123
    4/20/56
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    When a confirmed bachelor who owns a restaurant tries to sell his special recipe for a salad dressing, he gets involved with a beautiful girl FBI agent.
  • The Babylonian Heart
    The Babylonian Heart
    Episode 122
    4/19/56
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    The fifth wealthiest woman in the world hires detectives to trail her fifth husband and ensure his faithfulness. The husband decides to regain his freedom by arranging his own "death."
  • In Dread of Winter
    In Dread of Winter
    Episode 121
    4/18/56
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    A governess, in love with the father of her charge, is dismayed when she learns the widower is unaware of her feelings and plans to marry another woman. In her bitter disappointment, the governess turns the young boy against his prospective stepmother in an effort to prevent the marriage from taking place.moreless
  • The Doctor's Wife
    The Doctor's Wife
    Episode 120
    4/17/56
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    A doctor marries on the rebound and after 20 years meets the woman he has always loved.
  • The Lark Shall Sing
    The Lark Shall Sing
    Episode 119
    4/16/56
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    A young English couple decide that they will live with the groom's aged mother after the wedding. When the bride puts up her house for sale, her five brothers and sisters, whom she has not seen for years, descend upon her from all corners of the British Isles to try to prevent the sale.moreless
  • Young Hands, Young Feet
    4/13/56
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    A middle-aged couple, successful in business, are unsuccessful when it comes to holding their marriage together.
  • One of the Family
    One of the Family
    Episode 117
    4/12/56
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    A girl who has helped to build a talent agency into a successful business is, in spite of a good salary and the respect of her colleagues, disturbed by the feeling that she has to do all the dirty work.
  • People in Glass
    People in Glass
    Episode 116
    4/11/56
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    An aristocratic matriarch of a now penniless family is aghast when she learns her widowed daughter plans to marry a "common" man who owns a greenhouse.
  • The Hollow Woman
    The Hollow Woman
    Episode 115
    4/10/56
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    A young woman hides her sensitivity about not being attractive to men behind the facade of sophistication and sarcasm. Her elderly aunt, once a musical comedy star, tries to help the girl break away from her domineering mother.
  • The Fiddlin' Man
    The Fiddlin' Man
    Episode 114
    4/9/56
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    Dr. Rainwater rides his medicine show wagon into town and is thrown into jail by the sheriff. The sheriff says he'll release him only if Rainwater will aid the sheriff in acquiring a very fine horse from a young lady who refuses to have any dealings with him.

  • The House of Seven Gables
    4/6/56
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    In Puritan times, a wealthy man takes a fancy to some property owned by a man named Maule, and has Maule executed on trumped-up charges of witchcraft. The doomed man places a curse on his accuser's family.
  • But You Look Like Sisters
    4/5/56
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    A con artist tries to get out of a very sticky situation.
  • From the Desk of Margaret Tydings
    4/4/56
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    A successful career woman falls ill and discovers someone has been administering small doses of poison to her every day.
  • Heart of a Husband
    Heart of a Husband
    Episode 110
    4/3/56
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    The story centers around a politically ambitious attorney whose self-sufficient wife drives him another woman.
  • Singer in the Valley
    Singer in the Valley
    Episode 109
    4/2/56
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    A temporary school teacher faces the dilemma of leaving the school or remaining to help the troubled youngsters with whose problems she has become Involved.
  • The Book of Ruth
    The Book of Ruth
    Episode 108
    3/30/56
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    This is the well-known story of Biblical times about Ruth, whose devotion to her mother-in-law tkes her into a new land among strangers.
  • The Giant Killer
    The Giant Killer
    Episode 107
    3/29/56
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    A girl believes her father is a hero while in reality he is just an old man who is facing retirement, and cannot get the $2,900 she needs to enter a convent. Her father is determined to prevent her from leaving home.
  • Bread Upon the Waters
    Bread Upon the Waters
    Episode 106
    3/28/56
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    A young couple moves into the ground floor apartment of a mansion owned by an elderly woman. The husband at first resents the fact that the old lady imposes on his wife to do household chores. Then they learn they have been made sole heirs in her will.
  • Winter in April
    Winter in April
    Episode 105
    3/27/56
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    An elderly man supports his orphaned teenage granddaughter. When he hires a young male secretary, the girl believes she has fallen in love.
  • Silent Partner
    Silent Partner
    Episode 104
    3/26/56
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    Following the death of her husband, a widow insists on keeping his tailor shop open even though business is falling off. A long-time friend, who has been in love with her for many years, tries to convince the grief-stricken widow she is making a mistake by treating the shop as a shrine to her husband's memory.moreless
  • 'M' is For the Many ---
    3/23/56
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    A much married woman wonders if marriage is all it's supposed to be with this her hopefully last chance.
  • Shadows
    Shadows
    Episode 102
    3/22/56
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    A motion picture star and his overly imaginative wife who has cried wolf so often her husband doubts her when she reports another man is romancing her.
  • The Antidote
    The Antidote
    Episode 101
    3/21/56
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    A beloved country doctor and the son who doesn't seem to be big enough to follow in his father's giant footsteps until the antidote is found.
  • Temptation for a King
    Temptation for a King
    Episode 100
    3/20/56
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    An exiled king must decide between abdication or an attempt to regain his power.
  • Notebook Warrior
    Notebook Warrior
    Episode 99
    3/19/56
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    A Concert violinist is drafted into the Army over his father's strenuous objections.
  • The Baron and the Banshees
    3/16/56
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    Four good friends in old Eire share living quarters. Their friendship is put to the test when one of the cronies brings home his intended bride.
  • Statute of Limitations
    3/15/56
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    A professor masterminds a million-dollar holdup and splits the loot three ways with his accomplices. A few years later, just before the statue of limitations has run out, the police get a strange clue when one of the thieves is committed to a hospital.
  • The Big Guy
    The Big Guy
    Episode 96
    3/14/56
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    A man rests on his laurels as a one time big-star football player, but he is brought up short when he realizes his business success is due only to his former atheltic glory.
  • The Rocking Chair
    The Rocking Chair
    Episode 95
    3/13/56
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    On the eve of his daughter's return from her honeymoon, the father of the bride dies suddenly.
  • A Cowboy for Chris
    A Cowboy for Chris
    Episode 94
    3/12/56
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    A broken down cowboy comes to live in a boarding house and is idolized by a youngster there. The youngster hopes to bring his widowed mother together with the cowboy.
  • The Odd Ones
    The Odd Ones
    Episode 93
    3/9/56
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    A woman art instructor entering her 30s falls in love with a pupil younger than she. Her overbearing brother tries to convince the woman that the artist is only using her to further his career.
  • The Shining Palace
    The Shining Palace
    Episode 92
    3/8/56
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    A husband has definite ideas about bringing up his children. He feels his way of life on an isolated island is better than letting his offspring be subjected to education and other "cruelties" of civilization.
  • Her Son's Wife
    Her Son's Wife
    Episode 91
    3/7/56
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    Three generations come together to celebrate the grandparents' 50th wedding anniversary. During the evening the newly wedded granddaughter insists on modeling her grandmother's wedding gown.
  • The Mating of Watkins Tottle
    3/6/56
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    A middle-aged bachelor thus far has avoided matrimony. His friends, knowing he is in need of money, arrange a meeting with a prospective bride who might be willing to support a husband.
  • Dinner at Antoine's
    Dinner at Antoine's
    Episode 89
    3/5/56
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    A beautiful young socialite is found murdered.
  • Letter to a Stranger
    3/2/56
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    A woman novelist's curiosity is aroused by a letter from a young girl who claims her father keeps her a virtual prisoner in their home.
  • Robin Daw
    Robin Daw
    Episode 87
    3/1/56
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    A woman commentator is bored with most of her suitors. Finally she falls in love with a scientist, who plans to isolate himself on an island to study an incurable illness.
  • Anything But Love
    Anything But Love
    Episode 86
    2/28/56
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    A producer is attracted to his latest star, the problem is she wants to retire from the theater and he wants to keep her in it.
  • Tall, Dark Stranger
    Tall, Dark Stranger
    Episode 85
    2/28/56
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    Hired to follow the wife of his boss, who is suspected of being involved with a tall dark stranger. He unwillingly, falls in love with her.
  • Skylark
    Skylark
    Episode 84
    2/27/56
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    A successful advertising executive's wife feels that her husband pays too much attention to the value of a dollar bill and not enough to the quality of life.
  • I Want to March
    I Want to March
    Episode 83
    2/24/56
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    The story of two New York biology professors during the infancy of the 20th century who are horrified when the wife of one and the daughter of the other join the suffregette movement. They are horrified even more when romantic complications develop between the daughter and the other professor's son.
  • When the Bough Breaks
    2/22/56
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    An 18-year-old boy's father and older sister make every sacrifice to prepare him for career as a concert pianist, a career he does not seek. Even though he is musically talented and there is no money to spare.
  • The Ledger
    The Ledger
    Episode 81
    2/23/56
    0.0
    An investment counselor is sued by a fortune hunter for embezzlement.
  • The Runaways
    The Runaways
    Episode 80
    2/21/56
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    A young man evades giving police evidence and a girl tries to escape a serious operation.
  • Dream House
    Dream House
    Episode 79
    2/21/56
    0.0
    A 37-year-old bride is disappointed in the home and financial status provided by her new husband.
  • The Catbird Seat
    The Catbird Seat
    Episode 78
    2/17/56
    0.0
    A meek little file clerk turns into a veritable tiger when his boss hires an efficiency expert. His file system has worked for 30 years. and he's not going to change it for an efficiency expert.
  • The Last Battlefield
    2/16/56
    0.0
    A Polish merchant learns that his teen-age son and daughter have been won over to communism. He laboriously arranges an escape from the country, with his rebellious son virtually his prisoner. Even in Sweden their trouble continues, as the son informs on a priest who has aided their escape.
  • Summer Cannot Last
    Summer Cannot Last
    Episode 76
    2/15/56
    0.0
    A mother discovers she is falling in love with the man her daughter has married.
  • Valentine's Day
    Valentine's Day
    Episode 75
    2/14/56
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    The daughter and sister of a pretty widow decide to play Cupid. Both want to marry her off to a likely suitor.
  • The Middle Son
    The Middle Son
    Episode 74
    2/13/56
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    A couple are grieving for the helplessness they are feeling over the impending death of their middle son.
  • The Heart of Mary Lincoln
    2/10/56
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    After the death of her husband Abraham Lincoln and having never overcome the death of their eleven year old son Willie, Mary so filled with grief and sadness that her mental state declines.
  • The Anxious Years
    The Anxious Years
    Episode 72
    2/9/56
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    A doting mother almost ruins the lives of her grown children.
  • The White Knight
    The White Knight
    Episode 71
    2/8/56
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    The story of a biographer who falls in love with the daughter of the man he is writing about.
  • As Young as You Feel
    2/7/56
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    A woman encourages a man to live it up a little.
  • Susan and God
    Susan and God
    Episode 69
    2/6/56
    0.0
    The story about a wealthy socialite who finds religion while on a European vacation. She returns home and assumes the task of spreading the good word.
  • The Diamond
    The Diamond
    Episode 68
    2/3/56
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    A plain Jane secretary's life has been quite ordinary when she finds herself the center of attention after becoming heir to a huge diamond.
  • Dark Possession
    Dark Possession
    Episode 67
    2/2/56
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    A mysterious writer accuses one of the sisters of murder after receiving a series of anonymous letters.
  • Hold My Hand and Run
    2/1/56
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    A married couple have avoided telling their daughter the truth about the father's job and their martial plans.
  • O Promise Me
    O Promise Me
    Episode 65
    1/31/56
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    A middle-aged doctor has been courting his sweetheart for 43 years. All is calm and the doctor advises two young lovers to wait before marrying until they are financially prepared. Angry, his fiancee files suit against him for breach of promise.
  • Romney
    Romney
    Episode 64
    1/30/56
    0.0
    After the sudden death of his older brother, a young boy who is emotionally troubled. He is rejected by his father who also believes he is guilty of the death.
  • Light and Shadow
    Light and Shadow
    Episode 63
    1/27/56
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    A social worker reports that a middle-aged woman is mentally unbalanced. But the woman's friends and neighbors stand behind her, knowing that her delusion concerning a son she never had is only her way of clinging to a small shred of happiness.
  • The Amateur
    The Amateur
    Episode 62
    1/26/56
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    Weary of his job at a factory, a young man decides to enter show business.
  • Doc
    Doc
    Episode 61
    1/25/56
    0.0
    A father intervenes when his daughter is about to get married. He believes that the career of the groom-to-be will be hampered by the marriage.
  • Sincerely Yours, Charlie Fisher
    1/24/56
    0.0
    A young employee of a small-town post office spends most of his time day-dreaming about traveling to the far corners of the globe. His mother and sweetheart try to convince him that he must settle down.
  • The Big Box
    The Big Box
    Episode 59
    1/23/56
    0.0
    A girl has faith in a down-and-out radio comedian and tries to talk him into doing a new television show.
  • Interlude
    Interlude
    Episode 58
    1/20/56
    0.0
    A young woman of plain appearance falls in love with an arrogant piano player.
  • Company Manners
    Company Manners
    Episode 57
    1/19/56
    0.0
    Bringing children into a housing area forms the plot for a young family who desire to be together.
  • The Bottom of the River
    1/18/56
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    A social worker tries to organize a gang of unmanageable youngsters into a decent boys' club.
  • Mother Was a Bachelor
    1/17/56
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    A spinster aunt who raised her dead sister's children now starts life anew, alone.
  • The Old Maid
    The Old Maid
    Episode 54
    1/16/56
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    The story of a woman who is unable to tell her daughter she is her real mother.
  • Friday the 13th
    Friday the 13th
    Episode 53
    1/13/56
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    A dinner party turns into a murderous event when secrets are revealed.
  • The Century Plant
    The Century Plant
    Episode 52
    1/12/56
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    The idyllic existence of an American college professor, who has moved with his second wife and two children to Mexico, is menaced by the sudden appearance of his first wife, who is determined to win him back.
  • All the Trees in the Field
    1/11/56
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    An elderly father is being pressured by his family to sell his orange groves to a real estate developer. He resists but starts to reconsider when he considers that his tomboy grandaughter could use the money to develope her singing career.
  • One Left Over
    One Left Over
    Episode 50
    1/10/56
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    A sudden tragedy, the death of his wife and two-children in a car crash, leaves n father with one child. His neighbors offer a lot of advice but it takes an Air Force veteran to really straighten him out.
  • The Gate
    The Gate
    Episode 49
    1/9/56
    0.0
    A story about an elderly man who justifies his own wasted life and saves the happiness of his son-in-law. The gentleman sees that his family is all set to make of his son-in-law the same well-dressed handy man he himself has become.
  • The Happy Rest
    The Happy Rest
    Episode 48
    1/6/56
    0.0
    The tale of a lonely backwoods family and the daughter's fight with them during her pre-natal period.
  • Double Door
    Double Door
    Episode 47
    1/5/56
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    A wealthy domineering woman interferes when her young half-brother marries a girl not of her choice and decides to ruin the marriage. Through cheating, innuendo and near murder, she almost succeeds.
  • Yesterday Is Gone
    Yesterday Is Gone
    Episode 46
    1/4/56
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    A spinster longs for someone she missed out on when she was young.
  • Mr. Krane
    Mr. Krane
    Episode 45
    1/3/56
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    Mr. Krane claims to be from outer space and warns that men on Earth are doomed.
  • The Shot
    The Shot
    Episode 44
    12/30/55
    0.0
    Set during the Civil War, the play deals with a duel that is postponed until one man judges that the appropriate time is when the other is completely happy.
  • It Sometimes Happens Twice
    12/29/55
    0.0
    A divorced man falls for a divorced woman, they have more in common than they even realize.
  • Horns of Dilemma
    Horns of Dilemma
    Episode 42
    12/28/55
    0.0
    A school teacher tries to collect a 100-year-old debt from town officials.
  • Elisha and the Long Knives
    12/27/55
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    Three hunters care for a young boy whose family was massacred.
  • The Red Sanders Story
    12/26/55
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    Henry "Red" Sanders coach at UCLA had the best football team in the country for the 1955 season taking Ronnie Knox under his wing he brought the team to championship.
  • The Unwelcomed
    The Unwelcomed
    Episode 39
    12/23/55
    0.0
    Set in Biblical times, the story of a little boy who accompanied the three shepherds to Bethlehem to worship the Christ Child is told.
  • Santa Is No Saint
    Santa Is No Saint
    Episode 38
    12/22/55
    0.0
    A stern business man believes his children should be told the truth about Santa Claus.
  • Gallin, All-American
    12/21/55
    0.0
    A former All-American football player is blinded as the result of an auto accident and places the blame on his son who was driving.
  • Technique
    Technique
    Episode 36
    12/20/55
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    As the wife of a Broadway playwright she sees his love being snared by a young actress. Using her theatrical know how she teaches him that he still needs her.
  • Coming of Age
    Coming of Age
    Episode 35
    12/19/55
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    A shy sister is overshadowed by her vivacious spirited sister who literally steals the spotlight from her.
  • See You on Sunday
    See You on Sunday
    Episode 34
    12/16/55
    0.0
    A disconsolate husband finds it difficult to overcome his loss.
  • The Sins of the Father
    12/15/55
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    A family must pay the price for their father's mistakes and crimes.
  • This One Is Different
    12/14/55
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    A Manhattan architect meets the daughter of a wealthy Wall Street broker. He is a Yale graduate and a jaded bachelor rebounding from a bad affair in Greenwich when Linda changes everything.
  • The Milwaukee Rocket
    12/13/55
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    The story about a town that is set on it's ear when it learns that it's way of life is about to revolutionized by a train.
  • O'Toole from Moscow
    O'Toole from Moscow
    Episode 30
    12/12/55
    0.0
    A baseball loving Soviet citizen defects to the U.S. to play for the Cincinnati Reds.
  • The Whiteoaks
    The Whiteoaks
    Episode 29
    12/9/55
    9.0
    The life and times of Adeline Whiteoak, his grandson Eden and his half-brother Renny, his wife Alayne who lived at "Jalna".
  • Cordially - With Bombs
    12/8/55
    0.0
    An eccentric sewing machine repairman with a unique idea for extorting money in New York City. He plants 12 time bombs around the city and then asks for $1,000,000 not to blow up the city.
  • For These Services
    For These Services
    Episode 27
    12/7/55
    0.0
    A young doctor's ambition is to make a fortune for his services until he realizes the true value of medicine.
  • Passing Strange
    Passing Strange
    Episode 26
    12/6/55
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    A young man leaves the confines of his middle-class church reared youth on a journey of escape and exploration.
  • Arrowsmith
    Arrowsmith
    Episode 25
    12/5/55
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    Martin Arrowsmith, an idealistic young doctor, returns to his rural hometown and establishes a small practice, and in his spare time eventually develops a serum for a deadly cow disease.
  • Jason
    Jason
    Episode 24
    12/2/55
    0.0
    A critic takes an interest in a young playwright's work unaware that the writer is interested in his wife.
  • The Brass Ring
    The Brass Ring
    Episode 23
    12/1/55
    0.0
    A young intern tries to convince his fiance she shouldn't have the responsibility of supporting her divorced sister and the sister's child.
  • Wuthering Heights
    Wuthering Heights
    Episode 22
    11/30/55
    0.0
    This is the tragic love story of a man and woman who fall in love as youngsters, but each married another.
  • The Touchstone
    The Touchstone
    Episode 21
    11/29/55
    0.0
    A once successful writer, who now verges on the alcoholic, makes one last attempt to sell his latest work. When this fails, he must decide which is more important, personal integrity or money.
  • One For the Road
    One For the Road
    Episode 20
    11/28/55
    0.0
    A man who left his wife and infant son turns up years later. He drops in for a visit at the home of his now married son and grandchildren. His sudden appearance and penchant for gambling wreak havoc in his son's home.
  • The Dispossessed
    The Dispossessed
    Episode 19
    11/25/55
    0.0
    Evil pervades the once happy atmosphere of a spinister's cottage. A strange and domineering woman moves in unexpectedly and proceeds to rule the spinster's life.
  • The Courtship of Miles Standish
    11/23/55
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    Widower Captain Miles Standish seeks the aid of his friend John Alden in asking the hand of a young woman. Standish does not realize Alden is also in love with the girl.
  • The Lady Chooses
    The Lady Chooses
    Episode 17
    11/22/55
    0.0
    A publisher is astounded to learn of his wife's dabbling in politics. When she decides to run for office, her husband tries to convince her she's being used as a figurehead.
  • Midsummer
    Midsummer
    Episode 16
    11/21/55
    0.0
    The daughter of a well-to-do family in New England is bored with her aristocratic life. While her parents are abroad, the teenager takes up with a man whose background is the exact opposite.
  • Roman Fever
    Roman Fever
    Episode 15
    11/18/55
    0.0
    Two young girls are rivals for the affection of a young painter.
  • The Aspern Papers
    The Aspern Papers
    Episode 14
    11/17/55
    0.0
    A young writer goes to the Venetian villa of the elderly woman who was once the mistress of a famous author, now dead many years.
  • All the Hoffmeyers in the World
    11/16/55
    0.0
    An elderly janitor in a building seeks friendship at a social club while one of the tenants of his building finds an outlet by being selected by a TV emcee to talk with him.
  • She's the One With the Funny Face
    11/15/55
    0.0
    A down-and-out entertainer finds stardom on television.
  • Jigsaw
    Jigsaw
    Episode 11
    11/14/55
    0.0
    A middle-aged woman unable to cope with her real life disappointments lives in a dream world.
  • The Man Without a Country
    11/11/55
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    A man, damned by his own country receives an unusual sentence.
  • An Apple for Miss Myrtle
    11/10/55
    0.0
    An unorthodox schoolteacher teach comes under close scrutiny with the small town folks who disapprove of her teaching methods.
  • One for the Road
    One for the Road
    Episode 8
    11/9/55
    0.0
    A man who left his wife and infant son turns up years later. He drops in for a visit at the home of his now-married son and grandchildren. His sudden appearance and penchant for gambling wreak havoc in his son's home.
  • Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
    11/8/55
    0.0
    A professor at a boarding school is accused of murdering a woman teacher.
  • The House on Wildwood Lane
    11/7/55
    0.0
    A man desperate to succeed fears failure in business.
  • Progress and Minnie Sweeney
    11/4/55
    0.0
    An old-fashioned schoolteacher is unwilling to retire, the school board doesn't approve of her out-dated teaching methods.
  • I'm Straight with the World
    11/3/55
    0.0
    A middle-aged couple's lives are disrupted when the husband ends up going bankrupt.
  • The Persistent Image
    11/2/55
    0.0
    A man cannot get over his ex even though she threw him over for another.
  • Make Believe Mother
    11/1/55
    0.0
    Married for several years and still childless, a wife tries to convince her husband that they should adopt a youngster.
  • Beginning Now
    Beginning Now
    Episode 1
    10/31/55
    0.0
    A wealthy irresponsible father has a terrible automobile accident shocking his college-age son and himself to soul-search their wicked ways and reform.
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