Matinee Theater - Season 2

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Episode Guide

  • Women Have Ways
    Women Have Ways
    Episode 221
    8/30/57
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    A pair of city slickers, a pretty young girl and a smooth-talking man, compete at bilking a country bumpkin of his year's receipts.
  • The Star Sapphire
    The Star Sapphire
    Episode 220
    8/29/57
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    A ship's doctor, vacationing in Las Vegas, risks his life to keep a murder rap from being hung on a pretty nightclub singer.
  • Angel Face
    Angel Face
    Episode 219
    8/28/57
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    A young girl's determination always to tell the truth complicates her older brother's romance with a sophisticated society girl.
  • The Awakening
    The Awakening
    Episode 218
    8/27/57
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    A young woman is crippled for life in an auto accident on the eve of her marriage.
  • Now or Never
    Now or Never
    Episode 217
    8/23/57
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    A young woman accidentally re-meets the man she reluctantly spurned two years earlier.
  • The President's Child Bride
    8/22/57
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    The seldom-told story of Teddy Roosevelt's first love and marriage to Alice Hathaway Lee, the inspiration of the man who later was to become the fifth President, although she died at a tender age.
  • Heed the Falling Sparrow
    8/21/57
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    For political reasons an ambitious district attorney tries to hang a murder rap on a helpless tramp, unaware, that a state-assigned defense attorney and the victim's own father might not cooperate.
  • Haven's End
    Haven's End
    Episode 214
    8/20/57
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    The long rivalry between two old American families takes a new twist when two of their young, present-day descendants fall in love with each other.
  • Time For Action
    Time For Action
    Episode 213
    8/15/57
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    A 17-year-old girl fights the domination of a tyrannical aunt with whom she has gone to live.
  • The Lost Survivors
    The Lost Survivors
    Episode 212
    8/14/57
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    A man and a young woman, each harboring private reasons for dreading the limelight of publicity, flee the scene of a plane crash.
  • First Love
    First Love
    Episode 211
    8/13/57
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    A shy, clumsy 16-year-old boy's struggle to follow in the footsteps of his handsome, football-hero brother.
  • Where Angels Fear to Tread
    8/9/57
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    A broker switches jobs to an advertising man just to stay near a pretty girl he sees on the street.
  • The Invisible Man
    The Invisible Man
    Episode 209
    8/8/57
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    Griffin, a brilliant medical student seeks out Dr. Kemp, his former professor, to help him with an experiment that went terribly wrong.
  • Laugh a Little Tear
    Laugh a Little Tear
    Episode 208
    8/7/57
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    An immigrant father arranges to marry off his daughter to a man she has never seen.
  • Finley's Fan Club
    Finley's Fan Club
    Episode 207
    8/6/57
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    An envious lad finds a chink in the moral armor of a smalltown's only hero.
  • The Rose Bush
    The Rose Bush
    Episode 206
    8/5/57
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    A married woman finds herself unaccountably attracted at her 20th anniversary party to another man.

  • Sunday In Sonora
    Sunday In Sonora
    Episode 205
    8/2/57
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    The daughter of a leading townsman of the Old West falls in love with a former outlaw.

  • The Fawn
    The Fawn
    Episode 204
    8/1/57
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    A boy who loves animals clashes with his father who loves hunting.
  • The Forbidden Search
    The Forbidden Search
    Episode 203
    7/31/57
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    A young widow of postwar Germany is forced by poverty to let her son be adopted by strangers, but then realizes she is forced by love to find him.
  • Boys Will Be Men
    Boys Will Be Men
    Episode 202
    7/30/57
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    The story of conflict between a grandfather and daughter-in-law over whether to spare the rod in rearing her son.
  • Ann Veronica
    Ann Veronica
    Episode 201
    7/29/57
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    A young woman brought up in Victorian England believes her life has no value and undertakes a journey of independence and freedom through the social and political landscape that is her life.
  • Call It a Day
    Call It a Day
    Episode 200
    7/26/57
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    A mother becomes quite concerned over her daughter's affection for an artist who is married. But she has a clearer understanding of the situation when a friend of hers tries to persuade her to leave her husband and marry him.
  • One for All
    One for All
    Episode 199
    7/25/57
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    Two good friends take on jobs as sheriffs of a Western town. But soon their differences of opinion cause trouble. One man feels that outlaws should be given the trials they are entitled to by law; the other favors lynching them on the spot.
  • The Shuttered Heart
    The Shuttered Heart
    Episode 198
    7/24/57
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    A wife leaves her husband after the death of their first child. The young man comes to attach deep feeling to the furniture in the nursery and refuses to part with it.
  • The First Captain
    The First Captain
    Episode 197
    7/22/57
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    A student at a military academy makes trouble for a new instructor at the school. The youth brags to his friends that he will even win the instructor's girlfriend away from him.
  • The Last Hour
    The Last Hour
    Episode 196
    7/18/57
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    A bitter young man in command of a pile of explosives threatens to blow up an entire oil boom town.

  • The Richest Man in the World
    7/17/57
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    A young girl's boy friend is appalled at the way she plays on people's emotions for monetary rewards. She tries to make him understand that her meager salary will not support her aunt, her uncle and herself. When a rich old man comes to their small village, the girl goes immediately to strike up another friendship.moreless
  • The Cask of Amontillado
    7/16/57
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    Angry over an insult from his friend during Carnival, Montresor takes revenge on Fortunato. He tells him about a cask of Amontillado a rare and valuable wine in his family's wine cellar. He leads the drunk Fortunato to a room in the dank cellar and chains him to the wall, he tells Fortunato of the family's coat of arms - a golden foot crushing a snake whose fangs are embedded in the foot's heel - with the motto Nemo me impune lacessit (No one strikes me with impunity). Montresor leaves him chained to the wall and he seals him in the room, stone by stone.moreless
  • Portrait in Minature
    Portrait in Minature
    Episode 193
    7/15/57
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    A Parisian painter agrees to play dead so his paintings will be more valuable.

  • The Fable of Harry
    The Fable of Harry
    Episode 192
    7/12/57
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    Harry Parker, a man who has spent his entire life traveling with carivals learns that the granddaughter of a woman he had once loved lives in the small town where the carnival has stopped. The girl's finance comes to play the shell game with the money the couple have saved for their wedding.moreless
  • But When She Was Bad
    But When She Was Bad
    Episode 191
    7/11/57
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    The child star of a TV show has her father convinced she is capable only of angelic behavior. But when the father falls in love with a script girl and decides to marry her, his daughter attempts to cause trouble.
  • The Price of Scandal
    The Price of Scandal
    Episode 190
    7/5/57
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    A film producer returns from location where he suffered a heart attack and is fired by his studio because he allegedly had an affair with the woman who nursed him back to health.

  • The Last Voyage
    The Last Voyage
    Episode 189
    7/4/57
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    Madam Brillon became a friend and companion to America's first ambassador to France, Benjamin Franklin.
  • The Trouble Train
    The Trouble Train
    Episode 188
    7/3/57
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    A little boy decides to get lost in order to reunite his separated parents.

  • Money in the Bank
    Money in the Bank
    Episode 187
    7/2/57
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    The story of a couple of eccentric sisters who suddenly turn rich when a bank opens next door to their old home.

  • Too Much Johnson
    Too Much Johnson
    Episode 186
    7/1/57
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    The story of a woman who sails to Cuba to marry a planter she has never seen and her jilted suitor who stows away to halt the bans.

  • Brief Candle
    Brief Candle
    Episode 185
    6/28/57
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    A young man pays a visit to the family mansion in Newport, R.I., now presided over by its sole occupant, his aunt.
  • The Charmer
    The Charmer
    Episode 184
    6/26/57
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    A woman copywriter in an advertising agency resents the fact that a younger brother of the firm's top executive is returning from the Army to take over.
  • A Light in the Sky
    A Light in the Sky
    Episode 183
    6/25/57
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    A farmer who has always longed to do something creative decides to put up a lighthouse on his farm even though there is no water for miles around. His shocked wife and daughter fear the man has lost his senses.
  • Stopover
    Stopover
    Episode 182
    6/24/57
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    A motion picture producer calls to mind a lost love when he stops off in Chicago on the spur of the moment.
  • Mr. Windigo
    Mr. Windigo
    Episode 181
    6/21/57
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    A young woman gets lost after fleeing a lover's quarrel and is shown the way in more ways than one by a little girl.
  • The Man Without a Country
    6/20/57
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    A man who damned his country is placed on board a U.S. Naval vessel, for Philip Nolan the subject for punishment was indeed a strange sentence.
  • The Heart's Desire
    The Heart's Desire
    Episode 179
    6/19/57
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    In ancient Persia, three boys, one of whom is Omar Khayyam, swear a solemn oath. Whoever first gains fame and fortune promises to share his good luck with the others.
  • A Question of Balance
    A Question of Balance
    Episode 178
    6/18/57
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    A happily married assistant attorney is assigned to a murder investigation which he knows will uncover his involvement with another woman.
  • The Man With the Pointed Toes
    6/17/57
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    Tom Cotterell, young and rich Texas Oilman is hurt and bewildered when a New York girl, Pamela Wright, turns away from him in disgust at his crude and unpolished ways. He hires a tutor named Florry, who falls in love with him and is dismayed when he flies to New York to meet Pamela again.moreless
  • Sound of Fear
    Sound of Fear
    Episode 176
    6/13/57
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    A young playboy defends himself against a murder charge.
  • The White-Headed Boy
    The White-Headed Boy
    Episode 175
    6/12/57
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    After failing his medical exams for a third time Denis returns home and tries to find a new way to make a living. He is his mother's favorite son and winding up in scheme after scheme and misunderstandings, his family is at their own wits end with him.
  • The Party Dress
    The Party Dress
    Episode 174
    6/11/57
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    A girl invokes tragedy in order to avoid wearing an ugly dress to the dance.
  • Rich Man, Poor Man
    Rich Man, Poor Man
    Episode 173
    6/10/57
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    An impoverished Sicilian bridegroom fights with his conscience.
  • Rain in the Morning
    Rain in the Morning
    Episode 172
    6/5/57
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    Frank Wilson is bringing his boss home for dinner and is anxious to make a good impression. He asks his wife Jane to try not to be so shy and tells her she must learn to be more decisive. During the day a strange young man comes to the house posing as a magazine salesman. Jane feels that this a good opportunity to practice being forceful.moreless
  • The Golden Door
    The Golden Door
    Episode 171
    6/4/57
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    A habitually helpful widow houses a couple of homeless souls despite the fact that she, herself, is facing eviction.
  • Bachelor Father
    Bachelor Father
    Episode 170
    6/3/57
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    A father, long divorced, inherits a teen-aged daughter when his ex-wife dies.
  • A Growing Wonder
    A Growing Wonder
    Episode 169
    5/31/57
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    A scheming young blond who challenges a motherly, warm hearted woman for the love of a starving artist.
  • The Dream That Was Fixed
    5/30/57
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    A father must force his boxer son to deliberately lose a title match or face the fists and guns of threatening thugs.
  • Three Girls Named Almayna
    5/29/57
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    Complications arise when a trio of airline hostesses decide to take the same first name and pool boyfriends, depending on which girl is in town.
  • The Gwendolen Harleth Story
    5/28/57
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    The beautiful Gwendolen is forced into an oppressive marriage to Henleigh Grandcourt, a powerful aristocrat who wants to mold Gwendolen into the perfect wife. Gwendolen is in love with Daniel a young Jewish boy who is himself promised to wed a young Jewish woman.
  • Puzzle in the Stars
    Puzzle in the Stars
    Episode 165
    5/27/57
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    An odd clue starts a lonely widower on a long search for the son he thought had been killed in the war.
  • Lonesome Husband
    Lonesome Husband
    Episode 164
    5/24/57
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    A man and woman, each married to another, are thrown together for the duration of a sweltering New York summer.
  • The Avenging of Ann Leete
    5/23/57
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    A man is drawn to a portrait of a woman in green silk. He locates the history of the portrait and believes it to be Ann Leete. An elderly man relates the story of Ann Leete a beauty kept prisoner in a solitary ruined hut, held by a jailor thought to have been Rob Patterson. When she was found slain and cast into the river he was arrested and tried.

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  • Second Hand Lover
    Second Hand Lover
    Episode 162
    5/22/57
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    A successful author vows to marry the first girl with a love strong enough to start his father's old clock running again.
  • A Guest at the Embassy
    5/21/57
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    An ambassador's daughter learns that her new fiance is her girlfriend's old fiance.
  • Aftermath
    Aftermath
    Episode 160
    5/20/57
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    An American soldier who encounters hatred from his former neighbors when he is stationed in the German town in which he was born.
  • The Starmaster
    The Starmaster
    Episode 159
    5/17/57
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    A stern retired general turned aircraft executive meets rigid opposition as he tries military tactics in fighting the battle of the production line.
  • Jane Eyre
    Jane Eyre
    Episode 158
    5/16/57
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    Orphaned at birth, Jane Eyre becomes governess to the ward of a rich Englishman. Her young ward Mr. Rochester and she engage in battles of wit and they form an unusual friendship which leads to marriage and unexpected revelations.
  • The Best Friend in Town
    5/15/57
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    An ambitious assistant district attorney vows to expose the beloved town banker, who has been loosely doling out money for years.
  • The Middle-Aged Freshman
    5/14/57
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    A druggist dreams of being-able to afford to go back to school comes true, but falls short of its imagined perfection.
  • Embattled Maiden
    Embattled Maiden
    Episode 155
    5/13/57
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    The story of Anna Dickinson's rise from obscurity to fame as the first woman ever to address Congress and then of her descent to ignoble confinement in an asylum.
  • Big Hearted Herbert
    Big Hearted Herbert
    Episode 154
    5/10/57
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    Herbert Kainess is a plain man, a fact which he tells his family repeatedly. Convinced that his family must also be plain, he makes their lives miserable with his selfish demands. Finally his wife decides to do something.
  • Thursday's Child
    Thursday's Child
    Episode 153
    5/9/57
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    A 12 year old resents the fact her widower-father plans to remarry. She and her younger brother plan to stay away on the day of the wedding.
  • Hymn to the Dedicated
    Hymn to the Dedicated
    Episode 152
    5/8/57
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    A man's genius is overshadowed by the ambitions of his friend. The friend then falls in love with and marries his girl.
  • Make-Believe Affair
    Make-Believe Affair
    Episode 151
    5/7/57
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    A secretary is planning a vacation on the Riviera and writes to the head of a travel agency with an unusual request. She wants a reliable man to accompany her to the tourist spots and help her spend the money she has saved for the vacation!
  • Show of Strength
    Show of Strength
    Episode 150
    5/6/57
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    A lone newcomer to a western town speaks out against the power wielded by a ruthless rancher. When the man is forced to shoot one of the rancher's henchmen in self-defense, he finds himself on trial in a kangaroo court.
  • The Gioconda Smile
    The Gioconda Smile
    Episode 149
    5/3/57
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    Henry Maurier is smitten by the young Doris, but is that enough motive to murder his invalid wife. Dr. Libbard a family friend doesn't think so and finds the true murderer just before Maurier is about to be executed.
  • Church on Monday
    Church on Monday
    Episode 148
    5/2/57
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    A supervisor is given a bit of information that could remove one of his aides as a competitor for a choice promotion.
  • The Short Safari of Bwana Ben
    5/1/57
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    A middle-aged businessman has never vacationed farther away than the nearby seaside resort and decides to shoot the works on an African safari.
  • Guardians of the Temple
    4/30/57
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    Two men, after years of study, must face a compassionless professor in their exams for the coveted Ph. D. degree.
  • The Professional
    The Professional
    Episode 145
    4/29/57
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    A onetime golf champ, now winless for years now loses his home when the country club stops paying his way in tournament competition.
  • A Hat, A Coat, A Glove
    4/26/57
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    A woman's estranged husband defends her boyfriend against a murder charge.
  • Ashes in the Wind
    Ashes in the Wind
    Episode 143
    4/25/57
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    An elderly matriarch is on death's bed and her family struggles to make ends meet financially.
  • The Pushover
    The Pushover
    Episode 142
    4/24/57
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    A bank robber thinks he's gotten away with a large amount of money but a cop on his trail hinders his chances at freedom.
  • The Story of Joseph
    The Story of Joseph
    Episode 141
    4/19/57
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    Joseph is the eleventh of the twelve sons of Jacob. Jacob became very protective of his son, realizing that his gentle soul was blessed by God.
  • Blind Man's Bluff
    Blind Man's Bluff
    Episode 140
    4/17/57
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    An accidental blindness threatens to disrupt the recent marriage of a young college Professor.
  • Jamie Picks a Wife
    Jamie Picks a Wife
    Episode 139
    4/16/57
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    An outspoken young woman seeks a dowager's approval of her intended marriage to one of the stern old woman's grandsons.
  • Thread That Runs So True
    4/15/57
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    Jesse a Kentucky farm boy begins his new career teaching at the local rural school, a small one-room building in poor state of disrepair.
  • The Flashing Stream
    The Flashing Stream
    Episode 137
    4/12/57
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    A young man and a young woman, each a brilliant scientist are thrown together to develop a top secret project on a remote island.
  • The Sport
    The Sport
    Episode 136
    4/11/57
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    Two sisters vie for the attentions of an adventurer.
  • Point of Clearing
    Point of Clearing
    Episode 135
    4/10/57
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    A British soldier has deserted to the tropics, he falls in love with the daughter of the man who is binding him to a life of crime.
  • The Long Distance
    The Long Distance
    Episode 134
    4/9/57
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    A woman infatuated with a wealthy man impersonates a French maid in order to get closer to him.
  • Wuthering Heights
    Wuthering Heights
    Episode 133
    4/8/57
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    The tragic love story of the ragged young pauper Heathcliffe and the wealthy upper class Cathy.
  • The Pursuit of Happiness
    4/5/57
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    A Hessian soldier, escaping from the British, makes his way to the Connecticut farm of Aaron Kirkland. There he falls in love with Prudence Kirkland and she with him, even though she's already engaged to Sheriff Thaddeus Jennnings.
  • Talk You of Killing
    Talk You of Killing
    Episode 131
    4/4/57
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    A young co-ed is warned by her roommate against dating a handsome young professor, suspected of murder.
  • The Daughter of Mata Hari
    4/3/57
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    A young girl is shocked to learn that her mother was the infamous Mata Hari.
  • We Won't Be Any Trouble
    4/2/57
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    The four O'Brien children, ages two to 10, have recently lost both parents. They are sent to stay with a distant relative, Mrs. Johnson.
  • End of the Rope
    End of the Rope
    Episode 128
    4/1/57
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    In a small town, enraged townsfolk refuse to believe the tale of a stranger. He claims that the man they believe committed a murder was miles away at the time of the killing.
  • The First Year
    The First Year
    Episode 127
    3/29/57
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    A small-town girl who marries one of her two suitors only to have the other try to avenge his loss.
  • The Vicarious Years
    The Vicarious Years
    Episode 126
    3/28/57
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    A young man searches for the meaning of life and begins a writing career in England.
  • Barricade at the Big Black
    3/27/57
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    An Army major tries to take out a lifelong grudge against the Indians who massacred his family.
  • Journey Into Darkness
    Journey Into Darkness
    Episode 124
    3/26/57
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    After years of carrying the responsibilities of two jobs, Mitchell Dayton has a nervous breakdown. He moves his family to Florida where he takes a job in a gas station. One afternoon he is knocked unconscious, and when he awakens he is hundreds of miles away from home with no money, no identification, and suffers from amnesia.moreless
  • The Ways of Courage
    The Ways of Courage
    Episode 123
    3/25/57
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    An American atomic scientist goes to occupied Vienna to start tracing a missing colleague behind the Iron Curtain.
  • Wedding of the Family
    Wedding of the Family
    Episode 122
    3/20/57
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    A confirmed bachelor tries to deflect a pretty girl's love to his best friend.
  • The Nineteenth Hole
    The Nineteenth Hole
    Episode 121
    3/19/57
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    Emmy Chase realizes that her husband has time for only one thing, golf. She decides to do something about it.
  • The Peaceable Kingdom
    The Peaceable Kingdom
    Episode 120
    3/18/57
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    The true story of Edward Hicks a wayward youth who founded a religious sect and became one of America's leading painters.
  • Tongue of Silver
    Tongue of Silver
    Episode 119
    3/15/57
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    The small and obscure town of Ballykilty in Ireland is visited by a mysterious stranger. The man offers to sell the townsfolk shares of heaven with proceeds going to the church in the town.
  • Yesterday's Magic
    Yesterday's Magic
    Episode 118
    3/14/57
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    When Evaline's husband is sent to prison, she marries another man. Later, the first husband returns.
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    3/8/57
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    A highly respected London physician is very much interested in scientific research. He chances upon the discovery of a drug which, when he takes it, transforms him into a repulsive and evil killer. Another dose of the drug returns him to the personality and body of the gentle doctor.
  • The Prizewinner
    The Prizewinner
    Episode 116
    3/7/57
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    A plain girl wins a two-week cruise for two. Not wanting to go alone, she invites a popular girl from her office to keep her company. But once aboard ship, she is left alone while her friend seeks entertainment with a handsome fellow passenger.
  • Papa's Wife
    Papa's Wife
    Episode 115
    3/6/57
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    A Lapland preacher's pretty young housekeeper falls in love with him. Because he doesn't return her affection, she runs away to New York to begin a new life.
  • The Hemlock Cup
    The Hemlock Cup
    Episode 114
    3/5/57
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    An elderly schoolteacher disapproves of the system of standard education used in his town. He submits a report to the City Council, but it is violently rejected by the members.
  • You Touched Me
    You Touched Me
    Episode 113
    3/4/57
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    Captain Cornelius Rockley was retired from the sea after a spectacular binge in the Caribbean. The good captain, under the influence of a certain amount of rum, foundered his ship and lost his skipper's certificate. Since that time, he's lived with his self-righteous spinster sister Emmie, and his shy and gentle daughter Matilda. The captain doesn't like to see his daughter turning into a younger replica of Emmie, but the older woman's tyrannical rule and self-pitying attitude keep him from doing much about it. The his foster son Hadrian returns for a short visit and the captain sees a ray of hope.moreless
  • Shadow and Substance
    Shadow and Substance
    Episode 112
    3/1/57
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    Canon Skerritt finds it impossible to believe that his servant girl has received visitations from St. Brigid.
  • Queen of Spades
    Queen of Spades
    Episode 111
    2/28/57
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    A young army officer meets with tragedy when he attempts to force the secret of winning at cards from an aging countess.
  • The Day Before the Wedding
    2/27/57
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    A young girl must contend with a storm of family disputes the day before her wedding.
  • Voyage to Mandok
    Voyage to Mandok
    Episode 109
    2/26/57
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    An investigator in disguise arrives in a small country in the Middle East to look into discrepancies in the reports of the manager of an oil refinery.
  • The Serpent's Tooth
    The Serpent's Tooth
    Episode 108
    2/25/57
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    A harassed father tries to teach his young sons responsibility by advising them to earn the money to repair their bicycles.
  • The Bridge
    The Bridge
    Episode 107
    2/22/57
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    A 15-year-old boy who suffers from lack of attention tries to get attention from his mother by showing off a watch he has stolen.
  • The Hickory Limb
    The Hickory Limb
    Episode 106
    2/21/57
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    A teenage daughter tries to effect a reconciliation between her divorced parents. The father is a famous author who has never had time for his family.
  • Bobbie
    Bobbie
    Episode 105
    2/20/57
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    A teenage tomboy finds out its fun to be feminine.
  • The Remarkable Mr. Jerome
    2/19/57
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    The true story of beautiful Jennie Jerome's courtship by Lord Randolph Churchill over objections of her father, a celebrated American lawyer and Sir Winston's father, the Duke of Marlborough.
  • The Others
    The Others
    Episode 103
    2/15/57
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    The governess of two motherless children believes they are possessed by the spirits of two deceased servants.
  • The Master Builder
    The Master Builder
    Episode 102
    2/14/57
    0.0
    Halvard Solness a brilliant architect and builder, becomes moody and afraid of life as he grows old. Hilda a girl who represents the younger generation comes into his life at this point and inspires him to change his attitude.
  • A Case of Pure Fiction
    2/13/57
    0.0
    A well-known woman mystery writer believes she has found the way to commit the perfect murder. Unknown to her, a greedy nephew, who stands to inherit her money, plans to make her the victim of her own ingenuity.
  • Mysterious Mr. Todd
    Mysterious Mr. Todd
    Episode 100
    2/12/57
    0.0
    A shy school principal and a rising young attorney are both in love with the same woman. A man who looks a great deal like Abraham Lincoln arrives in town as a summer boarder and becomes involved in the situation.
  • The Brat's House
    The Brat's House
    Episode 99
    2/11/57
    0.0
    In a Korean battle five Americans become detached from their company. They take over a hut in which they find and capture two North Korean soldiers, and an orphaned youngster. The boy soon becomes their mascot.
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
    2/8/57
    0.0
    The formidable Lady Bracknell is quite willing that Algernon shall marry Cecily and her fortune. Jack, however, as Cecily's guardian, refuses his consent unless Lady Bracknell permits his marriage to Gwendolyn.
  • One
    One
    Episode 97
    2/7/57
    0.0
    A college professor is striving for free expression during a time when the state is supreme and any individuality has been stamped out.
  • The Most Dangerous Man
    2/6/57
    0.0
    A young man recognizes a FBI reward poster as a friend of his and is tempted to turn him in.
  • Frankenstein
    Frankenstein
    Episode 95
    2/5/57
    8.0
    The tale of a scientist who creates a living man - a huge and revolting monstor who proves to be his creator's undoing.
  • Three Kids
    Three Kids
    Episode 94
    2/4/57
    0.0
    Things become extremely mixed up when two men, one a singer, the other a look-alike are pursued by a girl who worships the singer.
  • Accent on Youth
    Accent on Youth
    Episode 93
    2/1/57
    0.0
    A middle-aged playwright finds that his romance with his young secretary parallels his latest dramatic work but complicates his personal life.
  • Deacon of Oak Ridge
    Deacon of Oak Ridge
    Episode 92
    1/31/57
    0.0
    An atomic physicist upon learning that his research has contributed to the incineration of Japanese cities turns from laboratory to pulpit.
  • The Realms of Gold
    The Realms of Gold
    Episode 91
    1/30/57
    0.0
    A poor farm boy's yearning for a college education brings a new life outlook to his hard-pressed father.
  • Anything For a Laugh
    1/29/57
    0.0
    A habitual practical joker's crowning gag leads to a murder charge against an innocent person.
  • Mr. Pim Passes By
    Mr. Pim Passes By
    Episode 89
    1/25/57
    0.0
    The Marden family welcome quaint elderly gentleman Mr. Pim to their country home, unaware that the Marden family have a few skeletons in their closets.
  • The Thirteenth Crypt
    1/24/57
    0.0
    The spoiled scion of an old French family strives to cover his impassioned murder of his Ameri can wife by hiding her body in the thirtheenth crypt.
  • This Language Called Love
    1/23/57
    0.0
    An able woman fights the battle of career vs. motherhood.
  • Night Train to Chicago
    1/22/57
    0.0
    An ailing boy and his doctor and a captured criminal handcuffed to a police officer are among eight persons thrown together by circumstances.
  • The Cutting
    The Cutting
    Episode 85
    1/21/57
    0.0
    A sensitive 11-year-old boy's father is ashamed of him because of his failure to develop as an athlete.
  • Madam Ada
    Madam Ada
    Episode 84
    1/18/57
    0.0
    Two sisters, a spinster and a worldly carnival fortune teller each decide to adopt the other's way of life.
  • Home Is the Hunter
    Home Is the Hunter
    Episode 83
    1/17/57
    0.0
    A flashy young man returns to the small town he had fled and the broken family that he felt, rejected him.
  • Arms and the Man
    Arms and the Man
    Episode 82
    1/16/57
    0.0
    During the 1885 Serbo-Bulgarian War, Raina who is engaged to Sergius falls in love with a soldier she hides during the war.
  • Here We Are
    Here We Are
    Episode 81
    1/15/57
    0.0
    Four grown children fight back against the domination of their meddling mother.
  • On the Trail of the Klingsfeld
    1/14/57
    0.0
    A series of many misadventures helps a tradition-soaked New Englander decide whether to take over the family insurance business or raise horses on a Western ranch.
  • If This Be Error
    If This Be Error
    Episode 79
    1/11/57
    0.0
    A woman tries to keep her past from the family of her new husband.
  • The Hex
    The Hex
    Episode 78
    1/10/57
    0.0
    A motherless 12-year-old boy who turns to a voodoo woman to dispel his father's despondency.
  • The Man on Half-Moon Street
    1/9/57
    0.0
    A strange painter living in an area where murder has been committed regularly for 10 years, plans on having mysterious surgery in which he will exchange glands with an ex-convict.
  • The Sudden Truth
    The Sudden Truth
    Episode 76
    1/8/57
    0.0
    A middle-aged widow who journeys from Texas to France in the slender hope that confused reports of her son's death in the war may have been wrong.
  • The Lonely Look
    The Lonely Look
    Episode 75
    1/7/57
    0.0
    A young but deaf sculptor vies with a glib comedian for the love of a dancing girl.
  • Dark Victory
    Dark Victory
    Episode 74
    1/4/57
    0.0
    A woman falls in love and marries a doctor. She develops a brain tumor which changes the course of her life.
  • The Scandalous Priest
    1/3/57
    0.0
    A small South American country is the setting for a parish priest who sides with the peasants against a vicious landowner.
  • Miss Morissa
    Miss Morissa
    Episode 72
    1/2/57
    0.0
    A young woman is accepted as a frontier doctor, but rejected by the man she loves. She marries, on the rebound, a man of dubious character.
  • Everything is Relative
    12/31/56
    0.0
    A confirmed bachelor finally agrees to marry the girl he has been going with for several years. After he takes the fatal step, however, he finds he has to deal with mother-in-law problems.
  • Strong Medicine
    Strong Medicine
    Episode 70
    12/28/56
    0.0
    The inheritance of frontier territory prompts an Easterner's struggle with settlers.
  • Smilin' Thru
    Smilin' Thru
    Episode 69
    12/27/56
    0.0
    John has lead a solitary life when he is asked to care for a friend's niece Kathleen. Kathleen falls in love with the son of the man responsible for John's loved ones death, he steps in to severe their relationship.
  • Sweetheart, Wife or Mother
    12/26/56
    0.0
    A young boy's yuletide efforts to sell his last three beauty boxes kindles the flame of love in a sweetheart, a wife, and a mother.
  • Little Women
    Little Women
    Episode 67
    12/25/56
    0.0
    Set at the time of the Civil War, this is the well-known story of the Marches of New England and their four daughters, particularily Jo who strives to keep her sisters' reappeances from breaking up the family only to find that she too, has fallen in love.
  • Cold Christmas
    Cold Christmas
    Episode 66
    12/24/56
    0.0
    A family Christmas reunion is suddenly marred by the disclosure that one of the family's sons, a college basketball star, has accepted a bribe to throw a game.
  • Eugenie Grandet
    Eugenie Grandet
    Episode 65
    12/21/56
    0.0
    A young heiress becomes engaged to her cousin, her father is against this union and insists that it can only end in tragedy.
  • Late Love
    Late Love
    Episode 64
    12/20/56
    0.0
    An older girl's rebellion against a strict household that she mistakenly thinks is being regimented by her outwardly stern grandmother.
  • The Password
    The Password
    Episode 63
    12/19/56
    0.0
    A young spinster's search for the word or deed that will move her cautious suitor to propose marriage.
  • Head of the Family
    Head of the Family
    Episode 62
    12/18/56
    0.0
    An elderly but successful businessman is forced by a heart attack to turn for help to the unbusinesslike brother he has despised.
  • Prominent Citizen
    Prominent Citizen
    Episode 61
    12/17/56
    0.0
    A wealthy industrialist offers to revive the dwindling industry in a small town. In his ruthless business dealings he threatens to ruin the town banker. The other prominent citizens are forced to choose between the banker and the industry the town needs so badly.
  • The Wisp End
    The Wisp End
    Episode 60
    12/14/56
    0.0
    Ambition exceeds the talent of a pianist who vows to have a career less mundane than his contractor dad's.
  • Captain Brassbound's Conversion
    12/13/56
    0.0
    Captain Brassbound, a vindictive sea captain, swears revenge on a visiting Englishman whom he blames for his mother's death.
  • Love is a Locksmith
    Love is a Locksmith
    Episode 58
    12/12/56
    0.0
    A professor of psychology fails to understand why he has been unsuccessful in using psychology to win his lady love.
  • The Upper Hand
    The Upper Hand
    Episode 57
    12/11/56
    0.0
    When a little boy runs away from home, both parents assume he'll return by nightfall. When the youngster doesn't show up they blame each other for his leaving.
  • Miracle at Carville
    Miracle at Carville
    Episode 56
    12/10/56
    0.0
    The spoiled young daughter of a prominent Southern family discovers she is suffering from leprosy.
  • Jenny Kissed Me
    Jenny Kissed Me
    Episode 55
    12/7/56
    0.0
    Fussy Father Moynihan is older in his ways than in his years, when he finds himself face to face with the challenge of the younger generation when Jenny the orphaned teenaged niece of his housekeeper comes to live at the rectory.
  • The Refugee
    The Refugee
    Episode 54
    12/6/56
    0.0
    A German Refugee girl collides in this country with the personal opposition of her future mother-in-law and the anti-Semitism of her intended new home town.
  • Julie
    Julie
    Episode 53
    12/5/56
    0.0
    A 15-year-old girl struggles to change her 17-year-old boyfriend from the delinquent behavior that has grown out of his life in a broken home after he gets into trouble for stealing a car.
  • The House of Mirth
    The House of Mirth
    Episode 52
    12/4/56
    0.0
    An attractive woman is torn between making a strategic marriage into the wealthy circles she covets or following her heart into the arms of the man she really loves.
  • Therese
    Therese
    Episode 51
    12/3/56
    0.0
    A man is unhappily married to Therese and embarks on an affair. Therese feeling jilted embarks on her on fervent love affair with Laurent, a lodger and best friend of her husband's. The lovers plot to murder her husband under the very doting eyes of his mother.
  • The Last Leaf
    The Last Leaf
    Episode 50
    11/30/56
    0.0
    An eccentric matriarch plans to hold her own funeral while she and her cronies are still alive.
  • Spare Your Pity
    Spare Your Pity
    Episode 49
    11/28/56
    0.0
    Suspects in the murder of a domineering old woman include her son, her nurse, a tutor with a prison record and even her 11-year-old grandson.
  • The Empty Nest
    The Empty Nest
    Episode 48
    11/27/56
    0.0
    With their children married, a middle-aged couple hope to live alone, independent of their offspring. One crisis leads to another until the parents find themselves practically supporting both couples and their newborn children.
  • Cease From Anger
    Cease From Anger
    Episode 47
    11/26/56
    0.0
    The story of a 15-year-old boy's love for his widowed mother.
  • Dracula
    Dracula
    Episode 46
    11/23/56
    0.0
    Dracula falls for a local girl after the loss of his bride when a man pays him a visit at the castle.
  • The Location of Roycemore College
    11/21/56
    0.0
    For the first time in years a women's college breaks precedent by hiring a young bachelor professor. Because of the scarcity of men in the vicinity of the college, the professor becomes the center of attention not only for the students, but for the women faculty members as well.
  • The People vs. John Tarr
    11/20/56
    0.0
    A young musician returns to his home town as choir director. The only person who does not resent the ambitious young man's methods is the town's woman librarian.
  • Madame de Treymes
    Madame de Treymes
    Episode 43
    11/19/56
    0.0
    A wealthy American courts a beautiful compatriot now living in Paris. Though she is attracted to him, she hesitates to seek a divorce from her present husband, a marquis, because she fears he will reclaim custody of their little son.
  • A Table Set at Night
    11/16/56
    0.0
    After many years a woman returns to the scene of a love affair. She is disturbed when her daughter becomes involved in a romance much in the same way her mother had years before.
  • Savrola
    Savrola
    Episode 41
    11/15/56
    0.0
    The mythical country of Laurania is ruled by Molara, a ruthless and unpopular dictator. The people elect Savrola, their liberal leader, to act as emissary to the dictator and protest his lawlessness. On this mission, Savrola meets and is enchanted by the dictator's lovely young wife, Lucile. And with this turn of events, Molara sees a chance to use his wife to discredit Savrola with the people.moreless
  • A Candle in the Dark
    11/14/56
    0.0
    The true story of Louis Braille, a blind Frenchman. Braille discovers a method whereby those who cannot see will be able to learn to read by touch.
  • Step Into Darkness
    Step Into Darkness
    Episode 39
    11/13/56
    0.0
    During the war the British War Office assigns a woman to work with a French contact to aid English soldiers and fliers in escaping occupied France.
  • Love, Marriage and Five Thousand Dollars
    A post office clerk dreams of striking out on his own as a professional photographer but lacks the courage. He also lacks the courage to propose to the girl he's been dating.
  • The Shining Hour
    The Shining Hour
    Episode 37
    11/9/56
    0.0
    When the son of a Wisconsin family returns with his new wife, things go terribly wrong when they find out she is a common dancer.
  • A Dram of Poison
    A Dram of Poison
    Episode 36
    11/8/56
    0.0
    When a man loses his position, his dignity and now his health, there is no alternative when things are so hopeless or is there? Just ask his sister-in-law and wife.
  • Strangers on a Honeymoon
    11/7/56
    0.0
    Two young people are pushed into marriage by parents who have over-sheltered them. They discover on their honeymoon that they have nothing in common.
  • The Tell-Tale Heart
    The Tell-Tale Heart
    Episode 34
    11/6/56
    0.0
    After killing a man, the murderer hears his victim's relentless heartbeat until he himself cannot bear another moment.
  • Thank You, Edmondo
    Thank You, Edmondo
    Episode 33
    11/5/56
    0.0
    A likeable fellow tries to please everyone but gets on their nerves instead.
  • The Outing
    The Outing
    Episode 32
    11/2/56
    0.0
    A young boy proves a disappointment to his athletic-minded father because he prefers books to sports.
  • Without Sanction
    Without Sanction
    Episode 31
    10/31/56
    0.0
    It is the story of a former medical student who returns to Germany after a long interment in Russia where he had performed hundreds of operations despite his lack of a degree and formal credentials in practicing medicine.
  • Horsepower
    Horsepower
    Episode 30
    10/30/56
    0.0
    The rebellious son of an old-fashioned and tyrannical farmer come to heads.
  • Shake the Stars Down
    10/29/56
    0.0
    A charming young housewife struggles with finances to help her husband earn his Ph.D. She quickly accepts a highly lucrative offer from a cosmetic firm to pose as the mythical French namesake for their brand of make-up.
  • And Then There Were Three
    10/24/56
    0.0
    A stepmother, bent on finding out more about a prospective son-in-law, finds herself faced with unexpected problems.
  • The Woman Across the Hall
    10/23/56
    0.0
    The friendliness of a middle-aged woman is rebuffed by the glamorous new tenant across the hall in the apartment house. In spite of the cool reception, she tries to learn all she can about this mysterious woman.
  • The Man in Seven League Boots
    10/22/56
    0.0
    A man is hospitalized following an accident also suffers from trying to follow in his father's footsteps. A kindly nurse tries to help him live his own life.
  • Eye of the Storm
    Eye of the Storm
    Episode 25
    10/19/56
    0.0
    A young wife leaves her husband, taking their child with her back to her family. Then the old rivalry between her sister and herself starts up again.
  • Sight Unseen
    Sight Unseen
    Episode 24
    10/18/56
    0.0
    A pretty young owner of an old haunted English castle is helped by her friendly ghosts who decide to take a hand in her new romance.
  • The Family Man
    The Family Man
    Episode 23
    10/17/56
    0.0
    An overly conscientious newspaperman is "brought up" to date and regards his family responsibility from his teenaged daughter.
  • The Egoist
    The Egoist
    Episode 22
    10/16/56
    0.0
    Clara Middleton struggles to extricate herself from her engagement to Sir Willoughby Patterne. She finds him abhorent and her attempts to thwart only entice him to further courtship and pursue her.
  • The Stamp Caddy
    The Stamp Caddy
    Episode 21
    10/15/56
    0.0
    A school teacher is supposedly long cured of her compulsion to steal but who is discovered on the eve of her promotion with a drawerful of her associates' possessions.
  • Pearls of Sheba
    Pearls of Sheba
    Episode 20
    10/2/56
    0.0
    A Riviera based girl tries to help her millionaire boyfriend retrieve a $300,000 pearl necklace from his fourth ex-wife.
  • Pride and Prejudice
    Pride and Prejudice
    Episode 19
    10/1/56
    0.0
    A mother is anxious to marry off her five daughters and encounters numerous pitfalls in her desperation to make the classes unite.
  • Late Date
    Late Date
    Episode 18
    9/28/56
    0.0
    A grandmother with illusions of youthfulness and an aging son with illusions of talent are both jarred into reality by one of grandma's old flames.
  • Sound of Fear
    Sound of Fear
    Episode 17
    9/27/56
    0.0
    A young playboy can only defend himself against a murder charge by baring his father's past.
  • Alumni Reunion
    Alumni Reunion
    Episode 16
    9/26/56
    0.0
    A young man is trying to keep up pretenses, even though the business he inherited from his father is failing. He is furious when a practical joker at the alumni reunion asks him if he needs a job.
  • The House Next Door
    The House Next Door
    Episode 15
    9/25/56
    0.0
    A young woman whose happy marriage is upset by the ghostly reappearance of a former soldier sweetheart, supposedly dead.
  • At Mrs. Leland's
    At Mrs. Leland's
    Episode 14
    9/24/56
    0.0
    A young girl learns of life and love from a spinster school-teacher.
  • Uncle Harry
    Uncle Harry
    Episode 13
    9/21/56
    0.0
    Uncle Harry is a meek, mild and placid man who is bullied by his sisters, jilted by his sweetheart and patronizingly liked by his neighbors.
  • A Letter From Johnny Brack
    9/20/56
    0.0
    An unheroic World War II amputee plays the role of a heroic so completely upon his return that his fiancee leaves him in disgust.
  • Mad Money
    Mad Money
    Episode 11
    9/19/56
    0.0
    A professional loafer and an amateur inventor accidentally discover how to synthetically make gold.
  • Marriage Royal
    Marriage Royal
    Episode 10
    9/14/56
    0.0
    An exiled empress commits her son to an expedient marriage with a princess only to learn that he secretly has long been in love with an actress.
  • A Question of Balance
    9/13/56
    0.0
    The story of a respectably married assistant district attorney who is assigned to a murder investigation that he knows will unveil his own involvement with another woman.
  • I Like It Here
    I Like It Here
    Episode 8
    9/12/56
    0.0
    A refugee finds freedom so agreeable that he tries make the lives of his employers just as happy.
  • Reach For the Stars
    9/11/56
    0.0
    A young chemist's dilemma unfolds as he tries to decide between his devotion to the scientific side of his profession versus the financially profitable side.
  • The Lovers
    The Lovers
    Episode 6
    9/10/56
    0.0
    A young woman is taken by her mother on a trip to Spain so that the daughter might forget her suitor.
  • Gramercy Ghost
    Gramercy Ghost
    Episode 5
    9/7/56
    0.0
    A young lady inherits a house in Manhattan's historic Gramercy Park and also acquires the ghost of a Revolutionary War soldier. She already juggles between two boyfriends when the ghost falls in love with her too.
  • The Ivy Curtain
    The Ivy Curtain
    Episode 4
    9/6/56
    0.0
    College officials want a local attorney to help whitewash a fatal hazing incident.
  • One Hundred Red Convertibles
    9/5/56
    0.0
    A fashionable couple whose decision to get a friendly divorce prompts an unexpected consequence-their teenaged daughter's wild reaction.
  • The Lady's Maid's Bell
    9/4/56
    0.0
    A devoted housemaid tries as a ghost what she failed to do as a person - to resolve the complex love life of her mistress.
  • Are You Listening?
    Are You Listening?
    Episode 1
    9/3/56
    0.0

    The story of a young jazz musician who learns that note-by-note imitation is not the way to perpetuate the memory of his famous musician father.

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