The Lux Video Theatre - Season 6

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  • The Top Rung
    The Top Rung
    Episode 49
    9/13/56
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    In the final episode of the summer programs, a public relations executive is prepared to ruin a friend's life for his own personal benefit. The only thing that stops him from revealing a long-hidden scandal is his son's love for the friend's daughter.
  • Road of Fear
    Road of Fear
    Episode 48
    9/6/56
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    A man becomes temporarily trapped in a building with his seven-year-old son, giving them a chance to talk. He's startled to learn the reason his child idolizes him: because of his past as a criminal. It's at that point that the father makes his son's future his primary concern.
  • The Wayward Saint
    The Wayward Saint
    Episode 47
    8/30/56
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    A kind, elderly Irish priest known for performing miracles develops a reputation for being a genuine saint. Despite his protests that he's not, he receives a visit from a mysterious "baron" who's convinced he is and begins his effort to claim the clergyman's soul for the Devil.
  • Rebuke Me Not
    Rebuke Me Not
    Episode 46
    8/9/56
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    Circumstantial evidence is about to convict an innocent man of murdering his hypochrondriac wife. Making matters worse, he had been vocal about his dislike of his spouse and had been carrying-on an affair with an attractive nurse. The defendent's seemingly lackluster lawyer enacts a psychological demonstration and reveals the true killer. This episode is based on a true story.moreless
  • The Quick and the Dead
    8/2/56
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    A wagon train of settlers moves West, led by their Sioux guide. A gambler along for the trip is suspicious of their guide, convinced that he is leading them into an ambush.
  • Miss Mabel
    Miss Mabel
    Episode 44
    7/26/56
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    The spiteful sister of sweet little old Miss Mabel surprises everyone when she leaves her estate to a bunch of needy locals. The even more surprising truth eventually comes out: Miss Mabel poisoned her greedy sibling to make sure the money would go to a good use. Then, impersonating the sister, she went to a lawyer's office and rewrote the will.moreless
  • No One to Cry With
    No One to Cry With
    Episode 43
    7/19/56
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    A woman recently released from a mental institute gets a job as a housekeeper in tranquil Nevada. Working for a writer, she applies her considerable caregiving skills and quickly improves the health of the writer's sickly young son. The home is soon filled with stress and confilict with the arrival of the writer's wife, a high-strung Hollywood actress.moreless
  • Sting in the Tail
    Sting in the Tail
    Episode 42
    7/12/56
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    Money-hungry Joseph Bently is working hard to inherit the estate of a rich relative. His plan is to use patience to cultivate an honorable reputation around town. His facade of respectability begins to crumble when his sister confesses to him that she's murdered her husband and he takes extreme measures to avoid scandal.moreless
  • A Marriage Day
    A Marriage Day
    Episode 41
    7/5/56
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    A wealthy woman encounters trouble on her wedding day when her father, a lonely widower who hates the thought of losing her, tries to destroy her happiness.
  • A Yankee Cousin
    A Yankee Cousin
    Episode 40
    6/28/56
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    Mike Garcia moves his large family from Puerto Rico to New York City because he's heard America is the land of plenty. He's surprised by how plentiful; he can get anything he wants just by signing for it. Soon, creditors are circling like vultures.
  • The Corrigan Case
    The Corrigan Case
    Episode 39
    6/21/56
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    The cloud of suspicion hangs over a woman acquitted of murdering her husband. Her attractive daughter has fallen in love with a tenant in their family rooming house and the two set out to find her father's real killer.
  • A House of His Own
    A House of His Own
    Episode 38
    6/14/56
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    After serving many years in prison for homicide, an inmate feels he has paid his debt to society. He files for parole and the warden is in favor, but one member of the parole board stands in his way.
  • She Married Her Boss
    6/7/56
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    Realizing what a valuable employee a certain woman is so he marries her to keep her away from his competition. When the wife discovers this, she immediately begins divorce proceedings. By now, the boss has fallen in love with her and has to find a way to prove it to her.moreless
  • Indescreet
    Indescreet
    Episode 36
    5/31/56
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    The governor of a Caribbean Island finds his political future jeopardized by his wife's past. She flees the island when her first husband appears and is promptly murdered. The governor's own mother is charged with the crime.
  • Millie's Daughter
    Millie's Daughter
    Episode 35
    5/24/56
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    Millie is a divorced mother who makes her money staging shady charity events and pocketing some of the revenue. The romance of her daughter, a teen-heiress, is threatned when one of mom's "benefits" runs afoul of the law.
  • Princess O'Rouke
    Princess O'Rouke
    Episode 34
    5/17/56
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    Using an assumed identity, a European princess comes to America to find a husband. The pilot she falls in love with is quite upset upon learning who she actually is.
  • The Night of January Sixteenth
    5/10/56
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    A financial tycoon dies when he mysteriously falls from the window of his apartment. His assistant is immediatly accused of having murdered him.
  • Has Anyone Seen My Gal?
    5/3/56
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    A multi-millionaire poses as a regular boarder in the home of the woman who refused his marriage proposal years earlier. To help her and her family, he plans to give them a large chunk of his fortune.
  • Impact
    Impact
    Episode 31
    4/26/56
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    A wealthy industrialist is pronounced dead when a burned body in a car accident is misidentified. That's when he realizes his unfaithful wife had been plotting his murder.
  • I Married a Stranger
    4/19/56
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    A groom deserts his young bride on their wedding night, only to reappear a month later. When he returns, he's accused of a murder and all evidence points toward his guilt.
  • Temptation
    Temptation
    Episode 29
    4/12/56
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    To allow her to marry another man, a gorgeous woman plans her husband's murder against the exotic background of Cairo, Egypt.
  • Tabloid
    Tabloid
    Episode 28
    4/5/56
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    A tough-as-nails reporter is determined to bring down a notorious gambling kingpin. To get the goods, he has to work his way through many dead bodies and a few fist fights.
  • It Started With Eve
    It Started With Eve
    Episode 27
    3/29/56
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    On his death bed, a father asks to meet his son's fiance. In a bind, he asks a hat check girl to fill in as his bride-to-be. Things get messy when Dad recovers and can't wait to attend their wedding.
  • The Steel Trap
    The Steel Trap
    Episode 26
    3/22/56
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    An assistant bank manager steals $1 million at Friday closing. He hops a plane to Brazil accompanied by his wife, who's clueless about his crime. By Monday morning, he's realized how little money means.
  • Little Boy Lost
    Little Boy Lost
    Episode 25
    3/15/56
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    During World War II, a radio commentator marries a French woman who gives birth to their son just as the Nazis take over the city. She dies in the hands of Hitler's troops and the child's whereabouts is unknown. Following the war, the reporter returns to France to search for his child.moreless
  • Criminal Code
    Criminal Code
    Episode 24
    3/8/56
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    A man unfairly sent to prision for an accidental death has, during his incarceration, become an actual hardened criminal.
  • Here Come the Groom
    Here Come the Groom
    Episode 23
    3/1/56
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    In this romantic comedy, a carefree foreign reporter returns to the United States with two orphans and goes in search of a wife.
  • Hired Wife
    Hired Wife
    Episode 22
    2/23/56
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    To help her boss out of a sticky legal situation, his secretary agrees to become his wife just long enough to resolve the problem. Eventually, she decides she's like the "job" full-time.
  • Night Song
    Night Song
    Episode 21
    2/16/56
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    A heiress who falls in love with a blind pianist lets him believe that she is blind, also. When he learns that he may regain his vision. he's faced with a difficult choice between women.
  • The Star
    The Star
    Episode 20
    2/9/56
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    A one-time movie glamour queen, her glory days behind her, begins a steady spiral downward, climaxing in her drunk driving arrest. A stranger appears, posts her bail, and tries to help her get back on her feet.
  • The Green Promise
    The Green Promise
    Episode 19
    2/2/56
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    A stubborn farmer set in his ways will not take anyone's advice. He refuses the county agent's attempts to teach him modern agricultural techniques and almost loses his farm in the process.
  • Witness to Murder
    Witness to Murder
    Episode 18
    1/26/56
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    After witnessing a neighbor commit a murder, a woman immediately notifies the police. By the time they arrive, the killer has hidden the corpse and convinces the cops that the woman who called them is mentally unbalanced and needs to be committed to an insane asylum.
  • Ivy
    Ivy
    Episode 17
    1/19/56
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    A conniving woman gets rid of her husband by murdering him and frames her lover with the crime. This, she assumes, will free her up to marry a millionaire.
  • The Unfaithful
    The Unfaithful
    Episode 16
    1/12/56
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    A husband loses faith in his "perfect wife" she he hears incriminating evidence at her murder trial.
  • Hands Across The Table
    1/5/56
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    A would-be playboy and a jaded manicurist are both on the prowl for a rich spouse when they meet each other. Their developing love affair gets in the way of their gold-digging ambitions.
  • Cover-Up
    Cover-Up
    Episode 14
    12/29/55
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    An insurance company's detective is sent to investigate the sudden death of a man in a small town. He learns that the deceased was the town's most hated citizen and senses that evidence is being covered-up.
  • Holiday Affair
    Holiday Affair
    Episode 13
    12/22/55
    8.0
    Connie Ennis, widowed mother to young son Timmy, has avoided accepting the marriage proposal of her longtime boyfriend Carl. While he patiently awaits her saying "yes", Connie clings to the memory of her late husband. By chance, a department store salesman enters her life and complicates matters when the two quickly fall in love. With two marriage proposals on the table, Connie is forced to make a final choice.moreless
  • Branded
    Branded
    Episode 12
    12/15/55
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    A gunfighter pose as a rich rancher's long lost son. His plan is to get at the man's money. He wants out of the scheme when he falls in love with his would-be "sister".
  • Suspicion
    Suspicion
    Episode 11
    12/8/55
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    A young wife becomes convinced that her playboy husband has killed his best friend and is now planning her murder. In her attempt to escape, she gets herself into a situation that could unintentionally result in her death.
  • The Web
    The Web
    Episode 10
    12/1/55
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    A young attorney is paid good money to act as a tycoon's bodyguard. The good job turns sour when he's suddenly charged with murder. Complicating matters, he's also in love with the old man's secretary/girlfriend.
  • Miss Susie Slagle's
    11/24/55
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    Miss Susie runs a boarding house in a college town. She does her best to encourage a romance between a boarding student who feels he's not worthy of a certain girl.
  • The Hunted
    The Hunted
    Episode 8
    11/17/55
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    A cop who's committed to upholding the law has his girlfriend Laura arrested when he believes she's guilty of a crime. When she's released, she goes hunting for the cop with the intention of killing him. To add further tension, the girlfriend had confessed her crime to her lawyer--before murdering him.moreless
  • Bedtime Story
    Bedtime Story
    Episode 7
    11/10/55
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    An equally successful couple, an actress and a playwright, decide to retire from show business. The writer husband, however, just can't tear himself away from the theater.
  • Appointment For Love
    11/3/55
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    A sucessful doctor devotes so much time to her patients that her husband, a playwright, feels neglected. He employes "another woman" to try and make her jealous.
  • The Lady Gambles
    The Lady Gambles
    Episode 5
    10/27/55
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    A woman joins her writer husband on an assignment and passes her time in a near-by casion. Her new passion almost destroys their marriage.
  • The Human Jungle
    The Human Jungle
    Episode 4
    10/20/55
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    After passing his bar exam, a police captain is ready to leave the force and open a law office. He's talked into staying for one last assignment: clean up one of the city's crime-ridden districts.
  • The Two Dollar Bettor
    10/13/55
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    A simple $2 bet on a horse begins a respectable bank employee on a spectacular winning streak. This is immediately followed by a long run of losses. A crooked bookie quickly ensnares him a costly swindle.
  • The Amazing Mrs. Holliday
    10/6/55
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    An American teacher in Asia rescues a bunch of orphans when war breaks out. She has trouble getting them through U. S. immigration so she assumes the identity of a deceased commodore to make it happen.
  • The Enchanted Cottage
    9/29/55
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    In the season premiere, a battle-scarred ex-GI visits the cottage where he was to spend his honeymoon prior to his injuries. There he meets the homely "old maid" and the two lonely souls marry.
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