Schlitz Playhouse of Stars

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Episode Guide

  • Season 1
    • Not a Chance
      Not a Chance
      Episode 1
      10/5/51
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      An unmarried middle-aged woman strikes up a romance that spans two continents with a rich car-racing playboy.
    • The Name is Bellingham
      10/12/51
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      This episode is based on the real-life adventures of U. S. Customs Agent Mel Hanks. Hanks risks his life to break up a narcotics smuggling ring.
    • Never Wave at a W.A.C.
      10/19/51
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      Film star Rosalind Russell makes her television debut in this comedy about a society woman from Washington, D.C. who joins the Woman's Army Corp.
    • Still Life
      Still Life
      Episode 4
      10/26/51
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      At a train station, a young woman gets a cinder in her eye. A doctor steps up to offer his help and, through this odd chance encounter, the two fall in love.
    • The Lucky Touch
      The Lucky Touch
      Episode 5
      11/2/51
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      An old lady with no money is ignored by the rest of her family--until she wins a bundle playing a crossword puzzle contest.
    • Decision and Daniel Webster
      11/9/51
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      This drama tells of Daniel Webster who abandons his dream of the presidency to become secretary of state and his work to save the Whig party.
    • The Memories of Aimee Durant
      11/16/51
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      A foreign correspondent for a news service is assigned the job of ghost-writing the memoirs of Aimee, a woman with a colorful past out west.
    • One is a Lonesome Number
      11/23/51
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      An everyday man has but one wish: to write the Great American Novel. His life takes an unexpected turn when he's diagnosed with a fatal illness.
    • Two Living and One Dead
      11/30/51
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      A hold-up at a post office leaves two employees dead. One man who survives finds his reputation destroyed by the local newspaper which paints the dead as heroes and him as a coward.
    • The Nymph and the Lamp
      12/7/51
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      Set at a wireless station in remote Novia Scotia during the 1920s, the story concerns a woman's various romances on her path to self-discovery.
    • Exit
      Exit
      Episode 11
      12/14/51
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      Based on the true story of Robert Holmi, a man makes his escape from behind the Iron Curtain whe he's been imprisoned as a spy for the United States.
    • The Dark Fleece
      The Dark Fleece
      Episode 12
      12/21/51
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      A girl from one of Massachusetts' leading families causes a stir when she dates a boy from beneath her class. Years later, he returns from California flush with new wealth. When he begins dating a different girl from another high society family, he begins to plot her revenge.
    • Girl in a Million
      Girl in a Million
      Episode 13
      12/28/51
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      Nothing drives men crazier than women who won't stop talking, at least according to this comedy. A man marries a woman who can't speak, but after the nuptuals, her voice returns.
    • Clean Sweep for Lavinia
      1/4/52
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      Hull plays the penny-pinching owner of an old hotel who is forced to play chambermaid at her own establishment.
    • Billy Budd
      Billy Budd
      Episode 15
      1/11/52
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      Set in 1797, a young man who's pure of heart is pressed into service aboard a Royal Naval vessel during the Napoleonic Wars. Loved by fellow crew members, he's tormented mercilessly by the ship's sadistic master-at-arms, Claggert. After Claggart makes false accusations of mutiny against Budd, Claggart is killed. This leads to a shipboard court-martial, with Billy on trial.moreless
    • The Man that I Marry
      1/18/52
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      In this comedy, a wealthy young lady finds herself in an unusual spot: she's engaged to two quite suitable suitors at the same time.
    • P.G.
      P.G.
      Episode 17
      1/25/52
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      Five Americans are held as prisoners of war in Italy.
    • Lady With a Will
      Lady With a Will
      Episode 18
      2/1/52
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      When a millionaire passes away, he leaves his riches to his spinster sister. The town's corrupt council members fight to gain control of the woman's estate.
    • The Daughter
      The Daughter
      Episode 19
      2/8/52
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      This episode looks at the private life of the influential and troubled Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of President Abraham Lincoln.
    • Fifty Grand
      Fifty Grand
      Episode 20
      2/15/52
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      A prize-fighter is forced to keep boxing because of his huge debts.
    • World So Wide
      World So Wide
      Episode 21
      2/22/52
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      An architect settles in Italy to put his life back together following the death of his wife.
    • Apple of His Eyes
      Apple of His Eyes
      Episode 22
      2/29/52
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      A wealthy, widowed farmer falls in love with the much young woman he's hired.
    • The Haunted Heart
      The Haunted Heart
      Episode 23
      3/7/52
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      In the series' first musical comedy, a young musician is torn between his love of music and his love for a woman.
    • Make Way for Teddy
      Make Way for Teddy
      Episode 24
      3/14/52
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      Grandpa is the head of the family in this comedy set at the turn of the 20th century. A portrait of Teddy Roosevelt hangs in their home, serving as their inspiration. Eventually, they get to meet their much beloved Mr. Roosevelt.
    • The Human Touch
      The Human Touch
      Episode 25
      3/21/52
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      A young pianist is asked to choose between her music career and love.
    • My Life's History
      My Life's History
      Episode 26
      3/28/52
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      Lillian Gish stars as the beloved painter Grandma Moses in this biography.
    • Experiment
      Experiment
      Episode 27
      4/4/52
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      A doctor who lost her husband and son in the war in Korea devotes her energies to developing a serum to battle a disease sweeping through that country.
    • Four's a Family
      Four's a Family
      Episode 28
      4/11/52
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      In this comic episode, a young widow supports her family through her ceramic work and paintings. Soon, she has two suitors vying for her hand. One is a level-headed bank cashier and the other is an informal funster who's thought to be a truant officer. It's the widow's children who make the choice for her.moreless
    • Now's the Time
      Now's the Time
      Episode 29
      4/18/52
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      The owner of an Arizona resort hotel and his granddaughter play detective when two suspicious guests check in.
    • Fear
      Fear
      Episode 30
      4/25/52
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      Geraldine Fitzgerald plays a frightened wife who's alone in her house while three convicts escape from a nearby prison. Her fear rises when they threaten harm to her husband.
    • Doctors Should Never Marry
      5/2/52
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      An young doctor experiences numerous problems on the night he becomes engaged to a local socialite. A lovely nurse is a part of the complications.
    • Appointment With the Past
      5/9/52
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      FBI investigators decend on a small town in search of an Army soldier who has deserted.
    • Autumn in New York
      Autumn in New York
      Episode 33
      5/16/52
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      The story of a dreamer and her more level-headed boyfriend is told in this musical romance.
    • Love Came Late
      Love Came Late
      Episode 34
      5/23/52
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      Set in the post-war destruction of Vienna, Luise Ranier plays a chambermaid who's a refugee from Poland. The distraught woman, whose daughter is missing, receives a marriage proposal from an American businessman who feels sypmathy for her plight.
    • A Quarter for Your Troubles
      5/30/52
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      Richard Haydn plays a milquetoast individual who acts as a skip-tracer for a department store. He finds himself a suspect in the murder of a young woman and seeks to solve the crime himself.
    • Souvenir from Singapore
      6/6/52
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      An unscrupulous adventurer acts as both an agent-at-large for the British police and works within the Chinese underworld.
    • Dress in the Window
      6/13/52
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      Based on an actual event from the life of Adele Rogers St. John, a newspaper writer helps a woman who's being held at hostage by her gunman boyfriend. In the opening prologue, Irene Dunn shows how the press deals with crime figures.
    • Say Hello to Pamela
      6/20/52
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      Making a quick trip to Boston, a traveling salesman stops in to visit the girlfriend of a pal. In Irene Dunne's opening sketch, she portrays a salesperson who demonstrates that the customer is not always right.
    • The Von Linden File
      6/27/52
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      A smooth criminal runs a profitable racket of collecting insurance money from "lost" jewels. His downfall comes in the form of a private eye, his girl Friday, and a mysterious fur.
    • The House of Death
      The House of Death
      Episode 40
      7/4/52
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      A rich, reclusive heiress becomes the target of mysterious death threats in foggy London.
    • A Southern Lady
      A Southern Lady
      Episode 41
      7/11/52
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      A reculsive woman who hasn't left her Brooklyn apartment in years has her life disrupted by a visit from a greedy nephew.
    • Early Space Conqueror
      7/18/52
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      A group of young scientists (kids in their early teens) construct a rocket to travel into space.
    • A Man's World
      A Man's World
      Episode 43
      7/25/52
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      A father has his hands full raising his brood of four sons. The current crisis in the household is caused by the shy son, Buddy, who's trying to get up the nerve to ask a girl out.
    • Crossroads
      Crossroads
      Episode 44
      8/1/52
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      Hardwick stars in this story of a cunning character who gets caught in his own web during the French Revolution.
    • So Help Me
      So Help Me
      Episode 45
      8/8/52
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      In a modern-day Cinderella tale, a nightclub entertainer marries a handsome young millionaire.
    • Double Exposure
      Double Exposure
      Episode 46
      8/15/52
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      Solid detective work and a lucky coincidence help to unravel a murder plot in this mystery.
    • Mr. and Mrs. Trubble
      8/22/52
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      A husband and wife engage in a little amateur detective work and find themselves in the middle of a jewel heist.
    • Port of Call
      Port of Call
      Episode 48
      8/29/52
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      Produced in Mexico City, Mexico, this story of love and intrigue involves a man who does a favor for a friend in exchange for a stolen camera. In the opening sketch, Irene Dunne plays a window-shopping housewife.
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  • Season 6
  • Season 7
  • Season 8
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