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Season 3 Episode 10

The Gambling Heart

Aired Unknown Feb 23, 1964 on NBC
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The Gambling Heart
This episode presents the story of Mrs. Turner and her daughters, Carrie Bernice and Ada, who inherited $10,000 from their father. Ada's husband, Howard, is a gambler and turns the money into millions. Carrie and her husband, Hugh, eke out a living running a store. Mrs. Turner, also a gambler, encourages Howard to take risks. He invests in a risky oil deal. At first, the picture looks bad, but the deal turns into a $50,000 return. He tells the family, but Howard argues that Hugh should hold out for more. Hugh disappears and returns with a new car and expensive purchases. The family is worried, but he has accepted the $50,000 and the extravagance was to teach them a lesson. When Mrs. Turner arrives with new wild plans, Carrie and Hugh tell her to mind her own business.moreless

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