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Peter Hammond's acting career ended after an accident put him in a wheelchair. Now, he and his wife, Ann, are inn-keepers in the British countryside. Their one-time stage manager arrives and finds his old compatriot a changed man. Bitter and angry, Peter takes out his revenge on everyone around him, manipulating and destroying their lives while taking great delight in orchestrating their unhappiness.moreless
A freak storm originates on the West coast and moves across the county, with the weather bureau tracking it along its path. The stories of various people affected by the violent weather are dramatized by a cast of forty-plus.
In the Old West, a Civil War vet and a dance hall gal are awarded a stage coach line by its dying owner.
On the eve of his debut as a major league baseball player, a man is committed to a tuberculosis sanatorium. He tries to adjust to his new life with the help of two women who love him.
The timid second wife of Maxim de Winter must compete with the sinister presence of his late first wife. At his manor, Manderley, Rebecca continues to dominate the lives of those who live in the large home.
Authorities hope that their release a low-level war criminal will lead them to a Nazi Germany leader who "disappeared" after World War II. Following the released man, they're led to a small Connecticut town and a respected professor.o
A family is at odds when the father, successful in the lumber business, insists his son take over the company. The son, married and expecting a child soon, wants to finish law school instead.
An unmarried middle-aged clerk at a marriage license bureau is a true romantic. He's always writing poems and bringing flowers for the young lovers who visit his office. He eventually falls for a widow but starts to have second thoughts about marriage because of her superficial and self-centered ways.
A young man's theater career is placed in jeopardy by his shrewish wife. She considers it to be in competition for his affection and demands he make a choice.
An American couple broadcast a weekly radio show from Paris, enthralling their listeners back home with stories of their extended honeymoon in France. In reality, the man and woman are not married, can't stand each other, and bicker constantly. That's why they're unhappy when the sponsor wants to renew their contracts.moreless
A gullible small town man heads for the big city to make it big. He falls prey to a flashy public relations man who plots a big build-up for his debut.
A young wife's seeming inability to tell the truth is putting her marriage in jeopardy.
Sweedish industrialist Birger Dahlerus worked frantically in the week preceding the start of World War II to negotiate a deal between Britain and Germany. This is a dramatization of the actual events leading up to the outbreak of war.
In this adaptation of the 1950 film, an opportunist writer grudgingly plays love interest to delusional silent film star Nora Desmond. In her fantasy world she's still the world's biggest star and throngs of adoring fans are awaiting her big comeback.
A teen-aged girl plays the part of a sophisticated flirt, pursuing one young man after another. As soon as one becomes interested, she drops him and moves on to the next one.
The stories of various passengers are told in this semi-documentary about the trans-Atlantic crossing of the Hindenburg, including its tragic landing in New Jersey.
In this amusing fantasy, a man who's able to control the weather of the world reaches too far when he tries to do the same with love. He employs his weather-manipulating skills to come between a husband and wife and their daughter and her boyfriend.
Wanting to catch other criminals, the British secret service gains the release of a counterfeiter who's dropped into France. He is to produce bills that contain a tiny flaw to be used to pay off the suspected double-dealers. With the plan a success, the ex-con is free to go. Following the war, the counterfeiter disappears and authorities find two perfect plates. Clearly, he couldn't resist the temptation to print a little for himself.moreless
Now that he's become successful in the New York business world, a man returns to his hometown to see the friends and family he once rejected.
After successfully murdering his wife, a man starts to think of himself as an expert at the craft. Soon, his friends and neighbors are dropping dead at a startling rate.
A young teenaged boy gets a bit part in a play so he can meet his idol, Abraham Lincoln. Instead, he ends up witnessing the assassination of the President at the Ford Theater.
A young mechanic hides a shameful secret-- he's unable to read, having left school early because of poverty. He believe his illiteracy stands in the way of him achieving success.
A gas station owner in a small prairie town decides to expose the local political boss as the evil that he is. The angry strongman responds by hiring a hit man to kill the troublemaker.
A teacher's opposition to dismissal by a tyrannical school superintendent throws a small town into turmoil.
A naive salesclerk is named "Miss Courtesy" by her store and is awarded an all-expenses paid trip to Nassau. While vacationing at the exotic locale, she falls under the spell of a suave and sophisticated man of the world.
When a valuable gem is stolen from a Buddhist temple, the priests place a curse on the object. The gem's original owner ends up dead and the rock disappears.
College friends Bark and Jerry discover their old friend Professor LeNormand dead in his observatory, burned to death from the inside out. Most shocking, the confirmed bachelor had just married an enigmatic woman who seems oddly unfazed by his death. Within days, Jerry is engaged to marry the mysterious widow, leading Bark to believe she was somehow involved in the professor's death.moreless
Police in Detroit have charged Eva Lang with committing a murder from several years earlier. She claims that she is, in reality, is Caroline, the wife of a Baltimore lawyer. Even though she produces 28 witnesses to validate her claim, the lawyer says his wife is deceased.
A wealthy young society woman faces blindness and death when she's diagnosed with a brain tumor. Thinking she's cured, she falls in love with and marries the doctor who performed her surgery. Later, she suffers an emotional breakdown upon learning that she has but months to live.
A lumberjack actively guards a mysterious black box in his possession. This piques the curiosity of the others in the logging camp. Everyone has a theory about its contents, ranging from love letters to evidence of a murder.
A bride and groom greeting guests at their wedding encounter loves from their pasts. Each remembers their dating days and thinks about the people they might have married.
Two brothers -- one a police officer, the other a gangster -- face off in a mortal battle. The woman they both love decides the outcome.
In the season premiere, James Cagney plays an Army sergeant who escorts the body of a fellow sergeant to his hometown. With the Korean War long over, he finds most people disinterested and wonders if their mission was in vain.
A young sailor meets a blonde and give her his lucky coin. With it, she makes a wish for him to disappear from her life. When the wish comes true, she begins to haunt ships looking for the man she really loves.
The life of John Forbes, an insurance company executive, becomes more exciting when he encounters Mona Stevens. Her jailed boyfriend robbed a business insured by the Forbes' company. When he goes to see Mona to collect the stolen loot, he falls hard for the femme fatale.
In this comedy/drama, a maintenance man plays a little joke and changes the time on the skyscraper's outside clock. Because of his little prank, several people's lives are unexpectedly changed that evening.
The star of a theater group, an aging Lothario with several marriages to his credit, falls for a younger actress in the cast. After meeting her family, he realizes that his past will stand in the way of their happiness. He pretends to romance one of his ex-wives so the girlfriend will be able to dump him.moreless
Anne was raised in a tawdry environment, constantly overshadowed by her successful, sexy younger sister. She enrolls in an art class as relief from her drudgery and meets a handsome but jaded playboy. He finds Anne a breath of fresh air, but she can't believe a good-looking man would have any interest in her.moreless
A woman who lives with her brother and his daughter decide to reach out across the ocean and invite a British exchange student to stay with them. Who arrives is an American actor, posing as a Britain, who proceeds to charm the young daughter of the household. The girl's fiance is jealous of the phony European's class, even though he's no slouch himself.moreless
Adam Foster is such a punctual and predictable employee that co-workers refer to him as "Mr. Tick Tock, the Human Clock". Everyone is surprised when the meticulous man is accused of embezzling company funds. A secretary in the office who has been put off by his blandness is the one person who can help him clear his name.moreless
In this romantic comedy, a ballerina and foreign attache call off their romance. So does the ballerina's do and her boyfriend. By chance, the two dumped individuals happen to meet.
Individuals throughout an American city end up touching one another in unexpected ways during the holiday season. Among the unrelated people are a lonely old man and his cat, a movie actor hoping to make it home for Christmas, a businessman, and a scientist who chooses to work in his lab on Christmas Eve.moreless
Dr. Robert Collis works to rehabilitate children, both physically and spiritually, who were held at Belsen, the notorious Nazi prison camp. He invests special efforts to win over Eva, who guards her younger brother so tightly that they can't treat his tuberculosis. This is based on actual events.
Scientist Philip Armstrong returns to England to conduct tests on a top secret government weapon. Dr. Allen, whom he doesn't know, is assigned to work with him. The doctor confides that he's in love with a woman he's just recently met. It turns out that the woman turns out to be Armstrong's wife. With the stress of his work and his marriage in shambles, the scientist is on the verge of a crack-up.moreless
Based on a true story from World War II, Felice Benuzzi was one of 10,000 prisoners of war held at the Kenya camp. Benuzzi and two others manage to escape by successfully scaling down the 17,000-foot high Mt. Kenya.
A United States airman tries to change the resentment that Italian villagers have towards Americans during the occupation of their town in World War II.
A research scientist joins a team working at a secret lab in Britain. Their project is to beat the Communists in developing deadly bacteria for use in biological warfare. The doctor inadvertently becomes involved in espionage.
Reliable and dependable Mr. Dobie does something totally out of character: he takes his first unauthorized day off from the department store. His rigid, predictable life is suddenly full of new adventures including a run-in with police and a bar fight.
The assistant to a gown designer delivers a dress to the governor who's planning a secret wedding. When word of theirnuptials is leaked to the press, the woman has an idea for distracting the reports: after the ceremony, she'll don the gown, the governor's aide will wear a tux, and the two will act as decoys.moreless
This episode is based on the autobiography of Peter Putnam, a young man who lost his sight in a hunting accident. Wanting to pursue his education, he attends the Seeing Eye Institute in Morristown, New Jersey before attending and graduating from Princeton University.