Season 2 Episode 22

Hilde and the Turnpike

Aired Sunday 4:00 PM Feb 28, 1954 on CBS
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Hilde and the Turnpike
1) The first segment is a dramatization of Andy K. Lewis' play "Hilde & the Turnpike", starring Peggy McCay, Gene Saks and Olga Fabian. Hilde's restlessness is symbolized by the nearby turnpike which threads past her quiet rural horizon until she meets a young man whose life was trapped by it. Her determination to find a man changes the picture. 2) The second segment "Undersea Research Part III" The French Navy's specially designed Bathyscaphe carried Captain Jacques Yves Cousteau 13,000 feet below the surface of the sea. The Captain discusses this special device and illustrates its function with film. 3) The third segment "A Marriage Has Been Arranged" is a scene from Alfred Sutro's play, starring Lorne Greene and Joan Greenwood. In an Edwardian garden a self-made man and a lady with financial aspirations discuss a business-like marriage arrangement, and discover each other in their frank exchanges.moreless

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