Playhouse 90 - Season 4

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Episode Guide

  • Target for Three
    Target for Three
    Episode 1
    10/1/59
    0.0
    Three young revolutionaries in a South American country are assigned to assassinate its president.
  • The Sounds of Eden
    The Sounds of Eden
    Episode 2
    10/15/59
    0.0
    The kidnaping of a rich man as seen from the viewpoint of the victim, his family, the FBI and the kidnappers.
  • Misalliance
    Misalliance
    Episode 3
    10/29/59
    0.0
    An English country squire and his family have an unexpected intrusion into their lives with a pilot, a socialist and a passenger.
  • The Hidden Image
    The Hidden Image
    Episode 4
    11/12/59
    0.0
    When a newspaper reporter hints at corruption during a gubernatorial election campaign, he not only endangers himself but his family.
  • The Grey Nurse Said Nothing
    11/26/59
    0.0
    After being accused of murdering his boatman, an Australian landowner protests since no body has been found.
  • The Tunnel
    The Tunnel
    Episode 6
    12/10/59
    10
    During the Civil War, Lt. Col. Henry Pleasants hits upon a scheme which could bring the war to a quick and victorious conclusion for the Union Army. Pleasants' plan is to dig a tunnel under the Confederate forces and fill the hole with dynamite. One blast would cripple the southern troops.moreless
  • The Silver Whistle
    The Silver Whistle
    Episode 7
    12/24/59
    0.0
    It's Christmas time, but life at the old folk's home in Florida couldn't be drearier. Then Oliver T. Erwenter comes to the home. He claims he's 77 but looks half that age and is full of vitality. He promises to make all of the inmates feel years younger.
  • A Dream of Treason
    A Dream of Treason
    Episode 8
    1/21/60
    0.0
    A State Department press secretary is embarrassed because his wife is a heavy drinker, receives secret orders to release a confidential memorandum which could cause an international crisis.
  • To the Sound of Trumpets
    2/9/60
    0.0
    A British officer who deserted during World War I because he couldn't stand to see his comrades die meets an American nurse near Paris and, though attracted to her, is disturbed by her romantic attitude toward the war.
  • The Cruel Day
    The Cruel Day
    Episode 10
    2/24/60
    0.0
    Violence and brutality greet a French Army captain when he arrives in Algeria to assume command of a remote outpost. He is appalled by the savage massacre of an Algerian family by the Rebels. When the French take a prisoner who knows the names of Rebel leaders, the captain is told that torture is the only way to make him talk. Then the captain meets the prisoner - a handsome, intelligent teenage boy.moreless
  • Tomorrow
    Tomorrow
    Episode 11
    3/7/60
    0.0
    The quiet, somber story follows a solitary backcountry farmer who encounters a pregnant young girl, cares for her, and then loses her soon after her child is delivered and their marriage. After years of caring for the boy, he again faces a wrenching loss when the woman's kin come for the child.moreless
  • The Hiding Place
    The Hiding Place
    Episode 12
    3/22/60
    0.0
    Seven years after the end of World War II, two British fliers are kept prisoners in a German subcellar by a Nazi who keeps them informed of the latest German victories in what he claims is the still ongoing war.
  • Alas, Babylon
    Alas, Babylon
    Episode 13
    4/3/60
    8.9
    A grim vision of nuclear Armageddon replete with mobs ravaging supermarkets for what little food remained.
  • Journey to the Day
    Journey to the Day
    Episode 14
    4/22/60
    0.0
    In a state mental hospital, six patients are brought together for group psychotherapy.
  • The Shape of the River
    5/2/60
    9.0
    In 1893 Samuel Clemens better known as American author Mark Twain sets out on a round the world lecture tour to payoff his $100,000 debt. The story unfolds as his daughter Susy dies in 1896, tragedy after tragedy his strength to go on after the passing of his wife in 1904 and then his last daughter Jean.moreless
  • In the Presence of Mine Enemies
    5/18/60
    10
    Rabbi Heller is the spiritual leader of a tenement in the Warsaw Ghetto. And his children, a son who had escaped from a labor camp and a daughter who was ravished by a Nazi captain also reside. It is in the conflict between the elderly man's reliance on his faith and his son's eagerness for active resistance and revenge that unfolds as they try to the most difficult circumstances conceivable.moreless
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