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Medallion Theatre - Season 2

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CBS (ended 1954)

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Episode Guide

  • Safari
    Safari
    Episode 30
    4/3/54
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    A big game hunter continues with an African safari weeks after having captured all the animals he had been hired to provide. Neither his wife or best friend can talk him out his obsessive pursuit of the rare okapi.
  • The Alibi Kid
    The Alibi Kid
    Episode 29
    3/27/54
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    A pro boxer in line for the heavyweight crown intervens to prevent his younger brother from committing bigamy.
  • Contact With the West
    3/20/54
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    During World War II, the British take the Channel Islands from the Germans and discover one thousand Russian war prisioners being held there. In the days the pass before the Russian Commission arrives to take over, a friendship develops between a Russian lieutenant and British officer.
  • Flight to Fame
    Flight to Fame
    Episode 27
    3/13/54
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    An up-and-coming actress doing a charity show show in Seattle is offered her big Broadway break. The catch is she must make it to New York by the next night's show.
  • Sinners
    Sinners
    Episode 26
    3/6/54
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    A man exits prison after serving a 30 year sentence for a crime he never committed. Awaiting him as he leaves the facility is the very woman whose reckless testimony caused his conviction.
  • Homestead
    Homestead
    Episode 25
    2/27/54
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    A man and his adopted son head out West to buy some of the abundant land he's heard about. He encounters problems in the form of a shady land agent and an attractive widow.
  • The Voyage Back
    The Voyage Back
    Episode 24
    2/20/54
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    The lives of three people intersect on a cruise ship returning to New York from Nassau. A young couple meets a lonely woman who's vacationing alone because her husband is too busy with his business to travel anywhere with her.
  • The Thirty-Ninth Bomb
    2/13/54
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    A construction crew in an English village has uncovered an unexploded World War II bomb and unintentionally restarted the blockbuster's timer. The town and all of its residents are suddenly in danger of being blown to bits. The one person who could disarm the bomb is a visiting American businessman who, because of his wartime experiences, and can't force himself to even get near the explosive.moreless
  • The Teacher
    The Teacher
    Episode 22
    2/6/54
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    An attractive young woman takes a job as an elementary school teacher to educate the children of a rural area. She's more than a little surprised by one of her students: the 60-year-old matriarch of a backwoods family. Soon, the rowdy old woman has the teacher and her boyfriend involved in an old-fashioned hillbilly family feud.moreless
  • Book Overdue
    Book Overdue
    Episode 21
    1/30/54
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    After an absence of 25 years, a writer returns to his hometown to write a book. His secretary unearths some information that changes the writer's opinion of the locals.
  • The Blue Serge Suit
    The Blue Serge Suit
    Episode 20
    1/23/54
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    A young lawyer struggles to keep his office open and his bills paid. He finally lands a big client but is informed that, due to ethical considerations, he should bow out of the case. If he does drop the client, he could be forced to close his office.
  • The Gentle Deception
    1/16/54
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    A plumber is mistaken for a doctor and goes along with the charade because he loves the attention. The inevitable day arrives when his medical knowledge is needed in an emergency situation.
  • The Magic Touch
    The Magic Touch
    Episode 18
    1/9/54
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    An employee of a public relations firm acts as the "ghost writer" of the speeches delivered by a powerful politician. The writer is pleased with his success until his son points out that the official's views are a direct contradiction of the writer's own principles.
  • A Suitable Marriage
    A Suitable Marriage
    Episode 17
    1/2/54
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    Arthur Melhaven is a wealthy Boston society pillar who's planned out the life of his son Philip since the boy was born. Incidentally, Arthur could care less about Philip's own ideas about his life. The father/son conflict reaches a breaking point when the Dad wants the final say on who his son will marry.moreless
  • They Call Them the Meek
    12/26/53
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    At his company's Christmas party, the wealthy owner discovers there's more to life than just business and money.
  • Twenty-Four Men in a Plane
    12/19/53
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    Frank Paulson was one of just two survivors of a failed wartime mission. Twenty-two other paratroopers had died as a result of following a bad command. Years later, he's become a good friend of Harvey Keeler, the officer who issued the deadly order. When a general's diary is published following his death, an official board of inquiry is opened on the matter. Paulson is torn because if he tells the truth on the stand, Keeler will be determined to be a coward.moreless
  • A Day in Town
    A Day in Town
    Episode 14
    12/12/53
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    A farmer faces a heartbreaking choice: either he can feed his starving family or lose the family farm.
  • Crimson Velvet
    Crimson Velvet
    Episode 13
    12/5/53
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    Forty years earlier, the theater world bowed at the feet of the great actress Jessica Lovelace. Now the former star wants to make a comeback after several years of retirement. She finds the ideal part starring in Vincent Borshak's new play, but Borshak think's she now too old. Lovelace sets to prove him wrong.moreless
  • Dear Cynthia...
    Dear Cynthia...
    Episode 12
    11/28/53
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    In her television acting debut, Janet Gaynor plays a widow suffering through the grief of losing her husband in an airplane crash.
  • The Canterville Ghost
    11/21/53
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    In this famous comedy, a knight haunts a castle for over three hundred years. His elaborate attempts to frighten the home's new American residents prove fruitless.
  • The Bishop's Candlesticks
    11/14/53
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    In a story taken from Hugo's Les Miserables, a bishop shows simple kindness to a tortured individual (Jean Valjean). The understanding given by the bishop changes the future course of the man's life.
  • Battle Hymn
    Battle Hymn
    Episode 9
    11/7/53
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    Highlights from the life of writer Harriett Beecher Stowe are dramatized, including her visit to the White House to meet Abraham Lincoln.
  • Gran'ma Rebel
    Gran'ma Rebel
    Episode 8
    10/31/53
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    The countdown is on as an elderly Southern woman is just hours away from her 100th birthday. Without realizing it, the old lady's grandson and wife provide an added motivation for the woman to reach her goal.
  • Return Match
    Return Match
    Episode 7
    10/24/53
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    A young remarried mother finds the success of her current marriage challenged by the actions of her first husband.
  • A Time for Heroes
    A Time for Heroes
    Episode 6
    10/17/53
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    A 90-year-old Civil War vet and a harmless small town consipracy leads to an outrageous courtroom trial.
  • The Trouble Train
    The Trouble Train
    Episode 5
    10/10/53
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    A group of kids, irritated with their estranged, divorced parents, take action. Their father is given the cold shoulder.
  • The Archer Case
    The Archer Case
    Episode 4
    10/3/53
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    A British barrister stakes his reputation on a single clue in a case involving a 15-year-old boy.
  • The Big Bow Mystery
    9/26/53
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    A corpse with a slashed throat is found inside a room that's been locked from the inside. It appears to be a suicide, but no murder weapon can be found. It takes Inspector Grodman, a retired Scotland Yard, to solve the seemily "perfect crime".
  • The Bartlett Desk
    The Bartlett Desk
    Episode 2
    9/19/53
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    A charming and well-respected antiques dealer is obsessed with obtaining a early-American desk of historical value. The widow who could use the money is just as adamant about not giving it up for secret, personal reasons.
  • The Padre of San Pablo
    9/12/53
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    On the run from the law, a criminal hides out in the mountains disguised as a clergyman.
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