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2 hours ago, Paul Raven said:

That Love of Life info is great!

There may be more coming.......

GUIDING LIGHT

 

 

Sheik Al Radi        John Seitz     1989   oil magnate

Mrs. __ __ Rae   Never Seen   adopted Cassie

Mr. __ Rae    Never Seen        adopted Cassie

Brian Rafferty     Richard Burgi    1986

Ms. ___ Rafferty     Tracey Griswold     

Bradley Raines    sexually abusive step-father of Beth, second husband of Lillian  that beat her; learned Philip's paternity secret; went to prison; found redemption.    1983-85; 1989-90

Dr.  ___   Ramirez       Stephen D. Newman   1975   Holly and Blake's doctor

Baby __ Ramsey   Never Seen    child by a doctor and Claire Ramsey; given up for adoption

Sam (or Jimmy) Ramsey   ?????     Claire's injured brother

Detective ___   Ramos      Josie Chavez    

Alfred Randall      Crazed adoptive father of Jonathan; husband of Marissa

                               Richard White    1999

                             Ritchie Coster    2005-06

Jonathan Randall 

                              Sean Rademacher  1999

                        (young) Alexander Pickett  2006

                             (young) Joshua Freiser   

                                   (teen) Ian Boyd

                              Tom Pelphrey   2004-09

Marissa Spencer Randall    adoptive mother, Jonathan; Olivia's sister

                                 Judith Blazer   1999

Sarah Elizabeth Randall   daughter of Lizzie and Jonathan

                         Alyssa and Julianna Calvoni   2006-07

                                      Alexa Kaplan 2009

Tammy Layne (Winslow) Foster Randall

                              Katie Sagona    1997-2002

                     Alexandra Hermann  1998 (temporary)

                  Stephanie Gatschett  2002-07; 2007; 2008

Sergeant Jack Randolph      Walter Simpson III   2008

John Randolph   Never Seen    Mike Bauer's boss in Bay City

Lee Randolph    Never Seen    John's Bay City daughter

Patricia Matthews Randolph   Never Seen   John's wife....  fell for Mike while he was in Bay City

Benjamin Louie "Ben" Reade

                                William Smith   1986

                              Brian McElroy   1988-89

                              Gregory Burke  1990-97

                             Matthew Bomer  2001-03

Fletcher Reade   Reporter

                    Charles "Jay" Hammer  1983-98; 2009

Holly Norris Bauer Thorpe Lindsay Reade 

                      Lynn Deerfield   1970-76

                  Ellen Barber  1973  (temporary)

               Maureen Garrett  1976-81; 1988-2009

Leah Shiban Reade   Fletcher's first wife; killed in Israel

                         Dene Nardi  1984   (4  (flashback)

Maeve Stoddard Sampson  Reade   

                        Leslie Denniston   1985-88

Marguerite "Meg' Meredith Reade   Holly and Fletcher's daughter

               Jacqueline Falchier   1996-99 

Rebecca Reade     Never Seen     daughter of Leah and Fletcher; died in explosion

 

??????Betsy  Reardon    Sarah Beston??????

 

REARDON FAMILY

Annabele Simms Reardon  

                      Harley Jane Kozak    1983-85

Bea __  Reardon    Matriarch of the Reardon family

                      Lee Lawson   1980-88; 1990

Chelsea Reardon    Singer

                     Kassie Wesley    1986-91

Dr. James "Jim" Reardon    research scientist    (aka John Stephens)

                       Michael Woods   1983-85

Mary __ Reardon    Sean's wife, Matt and Bridget's mother

                        Sally Sutton     ????

                        Elaine Bromka   ????

Matt Reardon    

                         (young)  Benji Ungar    ????                                 Kurt Robin McKinney   1999-2000; 2005; 2006; 2007-09

Maureen Chamberlain Reardon   daughter, Vanessa and Matt

                     Noelle and Natalie Chant    2000

                     Jaycee and Megan Cohen   2000

                        Olivia DiCopoulos    2001-09   

Sean Reardon    Bridget and Matt's father

                           W. T. Martin     1995

"Hugh Thomas"   Tom Reardon   Bea's late husband; disappeared years earlier 

                       Greg Beecroft   1983   (flashback)

Tony Reardon     Ran Company

                        Greg Beecroft    1980-85

 

"Long" John Reed    football player; married Katie

                           Richard Todd    1985

Nurse  Katherine "Katie" Parker Reed   nurse

                    Denise Pence   1978-85

Elvis Reese       Paul Kaup    dated Bridget   1991

Margaret Ashley Regan    Peggy's mother; Laura Grant's sister

                   ?????     1954

Nurse Margaret "Peggy" Regan   

                       Patricia Wheel    1953-55

Mr. _____   Regan   Never Seen Peggy's father   1954

Dalton Reid    Matt Walton    2008

Professor Archibald Renfield    late husband of Violet; Quinton's mentor; killed on a dig

Mrs. Violet ___ Renfield      Quinton's confidante and housekeeper 

               Beulah Garrick     1981-83

Mary Lou Retton     Mary Lou Retton    1984

Jamie Reynolds     Brette Taylor    2006    date, Josh

Sergeant ____ Reynolds     Steven Guy    2002

William Reynolds    Renauld White   1985-91    maitre'd

Dr. Carl Richards   Wayne Tippit     1974

Chad Richards    Singer at The Metro; had brain tumor; attacked Leslie Bauer; dated Hope briefly

                             Everett McGill    1975-76

Walter Richards    Never Seen        Morgan's father; died in car crash

Fran Richkin     Catherine Curtin    1997     Annie's friend

Lucia Rinaldi   (aka) Regina Tessori   Gus Aitoro's mother; Alan Spaulding's former lover

                       Sophia Hayden    2003-04

M. ____   Ripley     ????    2002    Eden's "associate"

Chita Rivera     Chita Rivera    1986   Broadway Star---judge for Sampson Girl Contest

Rafael "Rafe" Rivera (Spaulding)   Son of Gus and Natalia

                           E.J. Bonilla    2007-09

Bobby Rivers      Bobby Rivers    ????     musician

Officer ____ Rivers      Richard Roy

Officer ____  Rivers     Levine Summers    

____   Robards      Brant Reiter   

Mary Ann Robbett      Suzanne Renaud     1984

___    Robbett    Rudy HOrnish    1987

Joe Roberts          Reporter    

                     Herb Nelson      1952-55

Joe "Joey" Roberts  

                      Tarry Green    1952-56

                      Richard Holland  1953 (Temporary)

Lois ____ Roberts    ??????   1955-56  married Joey

Mrs. ___ ___   Roberts   Never Seen   Joe's late wife-- mother of Joey and Kathy

District Attorney ____ Robertson    Keith Pruitt     1995

Gil Robson      Sean Cullen     2007

Captain ___ Rogers   Sherman Howard    

Christie Rogers   Ariana Muenker    1970-71   Hope's best friend

Dr. ___   Rogers      Daniel Ziskie    1985

Lucy  ___ Rogers      Sarah Botsford     1984   dated Billy Lewis

 

Unsure of this, but supposedly Roy Rogers had appeared on GL?

 

Mrs. ___   ___   Rogozinsky   Barta Fido     1996

Alicia Rohmer      Sister of Charlotte Wheaton; murdered Charlotte; Reporter     Cynthia Dozier    1985-86

Mr. ___ Rollins       Seamus McNally    2005

Bobby Rooney     ????   1990     crazed brother of Rae; loved Chelsea

Rae "Reno"  Rooney      

                       Alison Daugherty       1989-90

Mr.___ Roper     Robert G. McKay   2005   Billy's client

Judge ___ Rosa    John Sloman    2005

Ernie Roschek     "Pretty Boy"  the Galahad  David Coury  1984

Officer ___  Rosenbaum    Josh Adam Davis    2008

Dr. ___ Rosenberg    Marcus Dean Fuller  2007

Leslie Preston Ross     Mary Goggin    2007

___   Rourke the bodyguard   Ron Matthews   2000-01

Jean Luc Rousseau   Dinah's ex that threw her out  

                            Richard Muenz    1996

                         Emmanuel Xuereb    1996

Dr. Arthur Rubin   ?????       11/1984    eye specialist, Beth

Lieutenant  ___   Ruiz    David Faulkner   1979

Officer ____ Russell   Robin Payne     2002  

Vince Russo        Michael Sabatino   attorney  2000-2008  occasional pop-ins

David Rustin    ?????     1976    took in Jim Jeffers

Reverend ___ Ruthledge     Armand Schultz

                                                Ray Virta

Dr. ___   Rutledge     Ajay Mehta    2007

Chief ___  Ryan    

                      Richard Borg   1991-93

Officer ___ Ryan   Andrew William Smith    2007

Nurse Pam Chandler Ryan  unwed nurse that had a little girl; dated Ben MccFarren and later married Tim Ryan

                         Maureen Silliman    1974-76

Stephanie Ryan     Never Seen   Had affair with Henry Chamberlain which resulted in son Sean, aka Quinton McCord

Dr. Timothy Ryan    cocky neurosurgeon dated Eve, slept with Rita and Pam-- married Pam eventually

                          Jordan Clarke   1974-77

Dr. Lawrence Ryder   Paul Hecht  6/1982    Carrie's psychiatrist

 

 

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THE GUIDING LIGHT

 

 

Rachel       Candace Cooper      2007

Ralph         Brooks Baldwin    

Ramona      Maria Elena Ramirez     2006

Randall , Alan's defense attorney     Paul Rolfes    2009    

Randy       Lyle Macksten   

Raphael        Drew Cortese    2002

Rashid, Griffin's bodyguard      Andre Ware    1995-96

Raul the native      Eugene Lee

Raul             James Martinez       2002

Rawley the bartender         Bruno Gioiello    2001-02

Red the bar owner      Tracey Howe   2000

Reg that dated Lucy    Brent Barrett   1993?

Reggie, Abby's lawyer   Anthony Lamont

Regis  the Country Club host   William Ferriter   1985-88

Rex, Cameron's buddy   Lonnie Quinn   1987-88   sold drugs to Cam's father, George

Rex          Chris Henry Coffey      2002

Ricka from "Soulmates"      Margaret Hall

Rico the "Salerno"  gangster     David Leon   2003

Rinaldo   from San Cristobal    Benjamin Alfonse    2000

Rip the dancer    Jamison Selby

Rob the "Salerno" gangster    Joseph LaPiana    2003

Rob        George  Gallagher      2005

Robert the maitre'd     Robert Sonderskov    early 1990s

Robert of the French Resistance   Nikos Psarras    2001

Robert             Robert Farrior      2003

Robert               Jabari Gray   2007-09

Robin, Cassie's assistant      Abigail Morgan

Rocco that scared Tammy     Charlie Brumbly

Rock                Randy Messersmith   1989

Rodney       Michael Albanese      1997

Rolf           George Wesley Williams

Ron the record exec       DaSean Terry

Ronnie, Jenna's Chauffeur     Gary Gere

Ronnie           Joanne (Drea) Zuri     1995

Mama Rosa     Lila Lewis    

Rosa    Yvette Gonzalez Nacer       2007

Rosalin        Carrie McLenore      2003

Rose  from the Rusty Nail    Connie Metroka    

Rosie from the Roadhouse     Gretchen Koerner   1995

Roxy the Dog      Walter d. Dog

Roy the construction worker   Ted Koch

Rufus the bodyguard   Darren Lenz   

Rupert the Edwardian child   Marshall Pailet

Ruthie      M. J. Szernick      1986

Ryan, Max's friend; dated Daisy   Geoffrey Wigdor   1999

 

 

 

Stu Byrd      Rob Devaney     1995     photographer

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Edge of Night

Jay Barney...Dr Field 1960/61

 

Dina Paisner appeared July 29/30 1959

 

James Shaw...courtroom guard 1973

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THE EDGE OF NIGHT

 

Extra     Lois Kibbee, Senior   1980    Lois Kibbee's mom

9 hours ago, Paul Raven said:

Edge of Night

Jay Barney...Dr Field 1960/61

 

Dina Paisner appeared July 29/30 1959

 

James Shaw...courtroom guard 1973

 

6 hours ago, Paul Raven said:

Search for Tomorrow

Tracey Walter...Davy early 70's

 

1 hour ago, Paul Raven said:

Edge of Night

Sgt Damato...Rock R. Rogers 1960

All added

 

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THE GUIDING LIGHT

 

Laura __ Harris       Corinne Neuchateau    1980

 

Dr. ___ Langner     Jonathan Farwell    1980

 

Mr. ___ Pierson     George J.  Peters     1980-81   private investigator hired by Lucille

 

Joe Patrick    Michael Longfield    1980

 

 

 

 

AS THE WORLD TURNS

 

"Prince" Adolphe...Jordan Lage   06-07  Prince with Vienna; Carly and Simon stole his diamonds

 

George Becker     William Parry    88    Josh's boss at the construction site

 

removed

 

??????    Nelson Vasquez     Portrayed Desi

 

 

PORT CHARLES 

Officer Tony, PCPD    Nathaniel Harris     2003

 

LOVE OF LIFE

Al King...Ed Bryce         1958   controversial tv commentator  Muckraking journalist in the Jack Andrews storyline

 

 

 

 

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These casts are "Guess-timates" based on dates of birth/actor's best descriptions and actual provided information from the articles provided by @jam6242 and the original information provided by   @Paul Raven .  As more information comes along, one of us will add it here.

 

Re: TRUE STORY   i'll post what I've come up with so far, but I may need some assistance with dates for the rest of the articles provided by @jam6242.Once done, I'll add new cast information to the Soap Hoppers Thread.  I'll post those shortly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRUE STORY

March 13, 1957- September 9, 1961

Hostess Kathleen Norris

Saturday Afternoon series

 

 

 

1957

March 16

The Alibi by Mike Morris

Cast

                                    Phillip Abbott,

                                    June Dayton,

                                    Bert Freed,

                                   Jim Boles,

                                   Boris Aplon.

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March 23

Wait For Me by Ben Radin

Cast

                               Phyllis Hill,

                               William Prince,

                                Earl Hammond,

                                Sam Gray,

                                Heywood Hale Broun

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March 30

The Return of Julia Lawson by Earl Hamner

A man finds his wife-to-be's automobile wrecked and is sure she is dead, even though her body is not in the crashed car.

 

Cast

 Julia Lawson                    Lori March

                                 Lenka Paterson,

                                 Jan Miner,

                                  Richard Carlyle

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April 6

My Son Rickey by Michelle Cousins

Cast

 Rickey                           Warren Berlinger,

 Ken, Ricky's step-father          Don Briggs

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April 13

No Vacation by Earl Hamner

Cast

                                 David White,

                                 Mary K Wells,

                                 Martin Brooks,

                                 Bill Daniels,

                                  Rudy Bond

 

April 20

Dream No More by Michael Morris      (Gene Roddenberry credited    imdb)

The wife of a wealthy industrialist, who already feels unworthy of her husband's rank in life, now feels even worse after being told she's going deaf and needs surgery.

 

Cast

                                Jeffrey Lynn,

                                 Augusta Dabney,

                                 Harry Worth,

                                 Gladys Holland

 

April 27

The Note by Michael Morris

Cast

                                Meg Mundy,

                                 Lester Fenway

 

May 4

The Accident by 

When a man drives drunk and kills his wife in a automobile accident, the woman\'s brother swears to get revenge on his brother-in-law.

Cast

Marlie Simms     Roberta MacDonald      

Tony Brenner      Joseph Mascolo

                                William Prince

 

 

 

May 11

A Stranger in Town by Elinor Lenz

Cast

    Clara Harmon                            Nancy Coleman,

     Clara's Brother                           Staats Cotsworth,

    Chris Harmon                            Warren Berlinger,

                                Kathleen Murray

 

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May 18

Renascence by Leon Tokyaton

cast

      Olivia Masterson                         Loretta Leversee,

      Arnold Spencer                         Jerome Cowan

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May 25

The Treasure by Earl Hamner

Cast

                                David Opatoshu,

                                 Biff McGuire,

                                 Dolores Sutton,

                                 Richard Kendrick,

                                   Art Barry

 

June 1

Cat and Mouse by Walter Black and William Mendrek

Cast

 Paul Burnham                         William Redfield,

 Old friend                         David White,

  ?Mrs. Burnham?                         Jean Gillespie

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June 8

The Mountain by Harry Junkin

An avalanche traps four mountain climbers after killing three of their friends

Cast

                           Lesley Woods,

                           Edmon Ryan,

                           Frank Sutton,

                            Frank Dana

 

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June 15

The Stranger by Earl Hamner

Cast

                             Jane Rose,

                              Logan Ramsey,

                               Martin Newman

 

June 2

Blind Man's Bluff by Walter Black and William Mendrek

A reporter who has been doing a series of articles on the mob and racketeering mysteriously disappears, prompting his fiance to start looking for him.

Cast

                                Henderson Forsythe,

                                Jerome Cowan,

                                 John Marley

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June 29

The Toy Show by Ben Radin

Cast

                                Kathleen Maguire,

                                 Richard Coogan,

                                  Henry Lascoe,

                                  Jim Boles

 

July 6

Mother's Day by Bob Corcoran

Cast

                                Jan Miner,

  Mrs. Conrad                               Ruth McDevitt

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July 13

The Widow of Eric Bowles by Earl Hamner

The peaceful existence of a woman and her son is suddenly shattered when her husband returns home, after deserting them years before.

Cast

                                   Augusta Dabney,

                                   Ed Peck,

                                   James Millhollen,

                                   Michael Mann

 

July 20

A Matter of Suspicion

by Walter Black and William Mendrek

A young woman confronts her new husband about his past after seeing his photograph on a wanted poster at the post office

When she asks her husband about it he says that the man in the picture is his double

Cast

David McCloud                                     Frank Sutton,

Phyllis McCloud                                    Dolores Sutton,
Amos Parry                                     Harrison Dowd,

 Dr. Warren                                    John Gibson

Martha                                            Hanna Hertelendy

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July 27

The Set Up by Ben Radin

Cast

                                        Frances Helm,

                                        Jamie Smith,

                                         Sam Gray

 

August 3

The Destructive Angel by Michael Morris

Cast

                                      Patricia Wheel,

                                      Bill Daniels,

                                      David White,

                                      Walter Brooke,

                                      Carol Porter

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August 10

Tea is for Terror by Leon Tokatyan

Cast

Ada                                       Jan Miner,

Miriam                                        Minnie Jo Curtis,

Eddie                           Lawrence Weber,

 Charlotte                             Patricia Sales

Policeman                      Ralph Dunn

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August 17

The Scoop by Earl Hamner

Cast:

Lois Ross                  Maxine Stuart

Charlie Parson             Frank Maxwell

                                          ,Edmon Ryan,

                                          Sheppard Strudwick

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August 24

A Commission on Murder

by Ben Radin

Cast

                                      Georgann Johnson,

       Jim Gainer                               John Gibson.

                                       Robert Webber,

                                       Boris Aplon,

                                       Joanne Bayes

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August 31

Who am I ?

By Walter Black and William Mandrek

Cast

  Sandra Ellison                        Audra Lindley,

     Carl Ellison                       John Seymour,

 Eileen Ellison                          Kathleen Maguire,

                                         Martin Rudy

 

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September 7

Fog

by George Lowder

A woman, soon to be married, becomes afraid after a series of

strange incidents. She begins to think that someone is trying

to drive her insane

Cast

     Cora Bannister                                      Phyllis Hill,

                                            Hugh Reilly,

                                            Court Benson,

                                            William Prince

 

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September 14

Marriage of Convenience by George Lowther

Cast

                                              Lisa Daniels,

                                              Katherine Meskill,

                                              Robert Webber,

                                              Barbara Baxley,

                                              Peter Donat

 

September 21 

Cover Up by Ben Radin

Cast

       Tom Abel                                       William Redfield,

                                              Frances Helm,

       Howard Fremont                                       Harry Worth,

                                              Truman Smith

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September 28

Secret File by George Lowther

Cast

 Kay Manning                                                Meg Mundy,       

Stuart White                                        Stephen Eliot,

                                                Richard Coogan,

                                                 House Jameson

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October 5

Black Oaks by George Lowther

Cast

                                                 Jeffrey Lynn,

                                                 Diana Douglas,

                                                 Valerie Cossart

 

October 12

The Finger Of Scorn by Earl Hamner

Cast

   Tom Copeland                                               Thomas Carlin,

                                                  Patricia Barry,

                                                  Bernard Grant

 

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October 19

Reunion by James Blumgarten

Cast

      Paul Ashley          Lee Bergere,

                                                    Logan Ramsey,

                                                    Lori March,

                                                    Ray Bramley

 

October 26

According to Plan by Joan Cunningham

Cast

                                                       Phyllis Hill,

                                                       Lauren Gilbert,

                                                       Al Markim,

                                                      Jean Mowry

 

November 9

Dress Shop by George Lowther

cast

                                                        Ann Loring,

                                                        Gloria Marlowe,

                                                         Richard Kendrick,

                                                         Lawrence Weber

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November 16

Confidence Man

by James Blumgarten

Tom Stewart, rocket-research engineer, and his wife Betty are honeymooning

at a southwestern guest ranch. There a self-styled investment counselor

persuades Tom to invest in his mining enterprise.

Cast

                                                          Staats Cotsworth,

                                                          Joe Campanella,

                                                          John Kellogg,

Betty __ Stewart                    Millette Alexander,

                                                          Tom Gorman

 

November 23

Honest Politics by Lillian Andrews

A convenient scandal accuses a promising young candidate for councilman of misappropriating funds

Cast

                                                             Bert Freed,

                                                             Truman Smith,

                                                             Frank Sutton,

                                                             Dolores Sutton

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November 30

Pre-empted

 

December 7

Girl in a Hotel by George Lowther

Cast

Judy                                                               Lenka Peterson,

 Kate                                                              Jan Miner,

Bruce Mansfield                                                               Martin Brooks

Joe                                  Paul Lipson

 

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December 14

The Writer by George Lowther

Sylvia's fiance Jonathan must become a successful writer or he will lose the inheritance his father has left for him.

Jonathan's fiancee Sylvia takes an interest in her future brother-in-law Randy's writing.

He must attain success as a writer or lose his share of his father's inheritance. [RF]

Cast

                                                                  Ann Flood,

                                                                  Mark Roberts,

                                                                  Enid Markey,

                                                                   Al Markim

 

December 21

A Matter of Principle by Joseph Cochran    "

 

 

Cast

                                                                    Frank Dana,

                                                                    Ellen Parker,

                                                                    John Gibson,

                                                                     Raymond Bramley

 

December 28

First Prize by George Lowther

Cast

                                                                    Diana Van Der Vlis, 

                                                                   Robert Webber,

                                                                   Logan Ramsey,

                                                                   David White

 

 

 

 

 

1958

 

Jan 4

? by George Lowther

Cast

                                                   Loretta Leversee

                                                   Lesley Woods,

                                                   Randy Kraft,

                                                   James Congdon

 

 

Jan 11

Bitter Holiday by James Blumgarten

Cast

 Susan                                                           Susan Dean

Jane                                                Pat Hosley

Frank                                                     Frank Overton,

 Tony                                                  Bill Mason

 

 

 

Jan 17

? by Joan Cunningham

Cast

                                                            Phyllis Hill,

                                                            Richard Coogan,

                                                            Tom Carlin,

                                                           John McGovern

 

 

 

Jan 24

The Scent of Roses by Elinor Lenz

Cast

                                                             Lenka Peterson

                                                            John Kellogg,

                                                            Shirley Grayson,  (Grayson Hall)

                                                             Robert Webber

 

 

 

February 1

The Opening Door by William Kendall Clarke

The truth of her parentage shocks a young woman when she learns the man she thought was her father isn\'t.

Cast

                                                          Terry O'Sullivan,

                                                           Jan Miner

 

 

 

 

February 8 

Panic by George Lowther

Cast

          Muriel Cromwell                                          Kathleen Maguire,

          Eddie                            Phillip Abbott,

                                                              Joe Campanella,

             Dorothy Anders                                                 Henrietta Moore

 

 

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February 15

Blackout by Harry Junkin

Cast

Johnny Bermont                                              Bernard Grant,

  Jane Bermont                                                             Diana Douglas,

                                                               Martin Brooks,

                                                               Heywood Broun

 

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February 22

Obsession

by Tom Reynolds

A very sick woman discovers a love letter in her husband Tod's mail

 from a woman named Margo, agreeing to a plot to kill her. [Rf]

 

Cast

 Tod                                                              Mark Roberts,

                                                               Augusta Dabney,

  Margo                                                              Audra Lindley,

                                                                Lisa Howard

 

 

March 1

Designed by a Daughter by Bob Corcoran

Cast

                                                             Lee Beneke,

                                                             David White,

                                                             Ray Bramley

                                                              Biff McGuire

 

 

 

March 8

The Sisters by George Lowther

Cast

 Sara                                                            Navcy Wickwire,

 Cindy                                                    Leila Martin,

 Peter                                                  Hugh Reilly,

 Ben                                                   Stuart McIntosh

 

 

 

March 15

The Operation by Max Ehrlich

Cast

                                                            Phillip Abbott,

                                                            Ann Flood,

                                                            Mary K Wells,

                                                            Frank Sutton

 

 

 

March 22

The House on Willow St

by James Blumgarten

Joan Farrell suspects her husband Bill of seeing another woman.
Her fears are confirmed when gangster Lou Dillon warns Joan that Bill
will die unless he stays away from Dillon's sweetheart. 

Cast 

Joan Farrell                                                         Kathleen Maguire,

Bill Farrell                                    Martin Brooks,

Lou Dillon                                                           John Kellogg,

Sally                                          Doris Wiss

 

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March 29

The Parkinson Award

by William Kendall Clarke

With her son in danger of losing his scholarship because he cheated on a test, a mother

threatens a member of the scholarship committee with blackmail

Cast

                                                           Jan Miner,

                                                           Dolores Sutton,

                                                           Randy Kraft

 

 

 

April 5

? by Joseph Cochran

Cast

                                                              Harry Bellaver,

                                                              Abby Lewis,

                                                              Sam Gray,

                                                              Arnie Freeman

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April 12

If the Shoe Fits by George Lowther

Cast

                                                                Jim Bowles,

                                                                Tom Carlin,

                                                                Darryl Grimes,

                                                                Rudy Bond

 

 

 

April 19

3:10 Local

by William Kendall Clarke

Claire Fogarty suspects Jenny Chase, a new office employee, of being

a fugitive from justice. Although office manager Steve Rogers at first refuses to believe it,

circumstantial evidence begins to make him think Claire is right.

Cast

Claire Fogarty                                                Phyllis Hill,

 Steve Rogers                                       Coe Norton,

Jenny Chase                                       Millette Alexander,

                                                                Biff McGuire

 

 

April 26

Faith by Michelle Cousins

Cast

                                                                   Bernard Grant,

                                                                    Earl Hammond,

                                                                    Staats Costworth

 

 

 

May 3

The Awakening by George Lowther

Cast

                                                                    John Napier,

                                                                    Ann Flood,

                                                                    Jana Pierce

                                                                  , Ed Peck

 

 

 

May 10

The Cats by George Lowther

Cast

                                                                          George L Smith,

                                                                          James Congdon,

                                                                          Jan Miner

 

 

May 17

Phone Call From a Stranger

by Jesse Sandler

High school teacher Ann Saunders has been receiving mysterious phone calls. Lt. Fanning

of the police department questions her and suspects the callers may be some of her high

school students. When he leaves, Ann finds one of the boys in her house.

Cast

Ann Saunders                                                   Georgann Johnson,

Jack                                                                            Phillip Abbott,

Lieutenant Fanning                                                                          Larry Weber,

Buddy                                                                          Warren Berlinger

 

 

May 25

Milk and Cookies by Earl Hamner

Cast

  Judith Walker                                                                           Meg Mundy,

Frank Walker                                                                             Frank Schofield,

Carl Walker                                                                            Bern Hoffman

 

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May 31

? by Harry Junkin

A wealthy man is found dead in his home and though a note

 left by the man indicates suicide, the police suspect murder.

They question the man's wife and his male secretary.

Cast

Morton Winters                                                                               Staats Costworth,

Faith Winters                                                                             Barbara Wilkins,

           Meyers                                                                               Bert Freed,

Scott                                                                              Jamie Smith

 

June 7

? by Michele Cousins

Emily Turner is thrilled to get a part in her high school play, but her mother does not approve

of the theatre. When Madeline Dalton, who is heralded as a popular star, comes to town,

Emily invites her to stay with the Turners. [

Cast

                                                                       Audra Lindley,

Mark Turner                                                                       Edmon Ryan,

Emily Turner                                                                       Pamela King, 

Madeline Dalton                                                                       Lesley Woods

Lydia Turner                                                                           Nancy Coleman

 

 

June 14

? by George Lowther

A murderer who kills only widows and always leaves a message

 in lipstick is at large. When widow Polly Burke, who runs a rooming house,

 finds a lipstick in her boarder's jacket she immediately calls the police.

Cast

 Polly Burke                                                                       Mary K Wells,

                                                                        Alfred Ryder,

                                                                        William Prince,

                                                                        Rudy Bond

 

June 21

? by Michele cousin

When his wife is unable to find her diamond bracelet, Hillyer suspects her

young brother Joe, who is on parole and who lives with them. [RF]

 

Cast

Lois Hillyer                                                                        Maxine Stuart,

                                                                        Jay Barney,

Joe                                                                        Bill Daniels,

                                                                        Maggie Grindell

 

June 28

? by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

                                                                          Jean Mowry

                                                                          Henry Lascoe,

                                                                          Richard Knox,

                                                                          Abby Lewis

 

July 5

? by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

                                                                            Dolores Sutton,

                                                                            James Congdon,

                                                                            Jamie Smith,

                                                                            Graham Denton            

 

July 12

? by Mildred McDaniel

Cast

                                                                            Nancy Wilder,

                                                                            David White,

                                                                            William Prince,

                                                                            Phyllis Hill

 

July 19

? by Irving Elman

Cast

                                                                            Diana Douglas,

                                                                            Staats Costworth,

                                                                            Joanne Le Compte,

                                                                            Frank Sutton

 

July 26

Lone Woman by George Lowther

Cast

 Lone Rancher                                                                          Loretta Leversee,

Neighbor                                                                        Jane Rose,

    Unscrupulous Rancher                                                                            Frank Marth,

  Neighbor                                                                        John Kellogg

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August 9

A Hand to Help

by Gene Watts

Jean Porter and her uncle run a small roadside diner. One evening, after hearing of several

local robberies, they find a strange man at the counter just at closing time

Cast

 Jean Porter                                                       Helen Auerbach, 

 Hitchhiker                                                                        Scott Peters,

   Uncle                                                                       Harrison Dowd,

  Policeman                                                                        Ben Hammer

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August 16

A Case of Assault 

by Irving Elman

 

Cast

          Father                                                                  Roger de Koven,

          ?Daughter                                                               Flora Elkins,

         Boyfriend                                                                   Bill Daniels,

                  Police Officer                                                          Martin Brooks

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August 23

Sleeping Heart

by Irving Elman

A woman who has lost her son meets a young man and thinks she has fallen in love

Cast

                                                                            Joy Hodges,

                                                                            Ed Peck,

                                                                            Sally Kemp,

                                                                            Dean Harens

 

August 30

The Last Man in One B by Barry Lake

A young man falls for the friendship of a mysterious man who starts to influence him to disobey his parents.

 

A suspicious-looking man moves into the apartment across the hall from young Johnny Sims

and his parents. The man soon wins Johnny's allegiance against the wishes of the parents. 

Cast

Martha Sims                                                                            Jan Miner,

Joe Sims                                                                            John Gibson.

Johnny Sims                                                                            Warren Berlinger,

Fred Carter                                                                            Phillip Sterling

 

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Sept 6

? by Bob Corcoran

Cast

                                                                          Diana Herbert,

                                                                          Arch Johnson

 

Sept 13

Dinner Party by Franklin Barton

Cast

                                                                           Frank Schofield,

                                                                           Sally Gracie,

                                                                           David White,

                                                                           Lesley Woods                                              

 

Sept 20

? by joseph cochran

Cast

                                                                            William Redfield,

                                                                            Betsy Meade,

                                                                            Dortha Duckworth,

                                                                            Stuart Mc Intosh

 

Sept 27

The Sad Blackmailer by Bob Corcoran

Cast

                                                                            Stephen Elliot,

                                                                            Melba Rae,

                                                                           Jay Barney,

                                                                           Don Fellows

 

Oct 4

Till We Meet Again by Irving elman

Cast

                                                                            Vilma Kurer,

                                                                            Simon Oakland,

                                                                            Maurice Kahmi

 

Oct 11

The Imperfect Secretary by Bob Corcoran

Cast

  J.B. Watkins                                                                          Staats Costworth,

     ____  Watkins                                                                       Susan Brown,

  Douglas Horn                                        Dick Van Dyke,

                                                                            Pat Hosley,

                                                                            William Putch

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Oct 18

A Question of Faith by Barry Lake

A cop gets assigned to interview the girlfriend of a recently escaped prisoner, and soon finds he\'s fallen in love with her.

Cast

                                                                            Robert Mandan,

                                                                            Dolores Sutton,

                                                                            Frank Dana,

                                                                            Bert Freed

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Oct 25

Chainsaw Man by Irving and Jane Robbin

Cast

                                                                            Mike Keene,

                                                                            Virginia Kaye,

                                                                            Barbara Dana,

                                                                            Fred Stewart

 

Nov 1

The Boy and The Bicycle

by Ian Martin

Even though a woman has lost her son, she isn't yet able to extend her kindness to help out a homeless orphan who needs a place to live.

Marge Williams loses her only son, but won't let a homeless orphan take her boy's place. [RF

Cast

   Marge Williams                                                                         Loree Marks,

                                                                            Paul Stevens,

                                                                            Glenn Walker,

                                                                            Paul Lipson                       

 

Nov 8

Say A Few Words by Michele Cousin

Cast

                                                                              Phyllis Newman,

                                                                              Kathleen Murray,

                                                                              Dalton Dearborn,

                                                                              Leta Bonynge

 

Nov 15

Strange Honeymoon

by George Lowther

Not long after Jane marries the man of her dreams, is she informed that her husband is in reality a cold and ruthless murderer.

Soon after her wedding, Jane Stoddard is warned that her husband is a murdere

Cast

 Jane Stoddard                                                                             Marion Poane,

                                                                              Ed Bryce,

                                                                              Frederic Downs

 

Nov 22

Everything Money Can Buy by Mildred McDaniel

Cast

                                                                               Wesley Addy,

                                                                               Meg Mundy,

                                                                               George Lambert,

                                                                               Ben Yaffee

 

Nov 29

Venture Into Night by Calvin Klements

Cast

                                                                                 Fred Warriner,

                                                                                 Carol Lawrence,

                                                                                 Henrietta Moore,

                                                                                  Arch Johnson

 

Dec 6

The Logical Victim by Gene Watts

Cast

                                                                                  House Jameson,

                                                                                  Ed Stehli,

                                                                                  Sandra Church,

                                                                                  David Ford

 

Dec 13

Silver Eve by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

Professor                                                                                    Jerome Cowan,

                                                                                     Maxine Stuart,

                                                                                    Jill Kraft,

                                                                                    David White

 

Dec 20   

The Manager by Bob Corcoran

Cast

                                                                                      Elizabeth Ross,

                                                                                      Michael Conrad,

                                                                                      Karl Light

 

 

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1959

 

 

 

 

January 3

The Judgement 

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Cast:

                                John Boruff

                                 Ralph Dunn

                                Jean Mowry

                                 Lee Richardson

 

1/10/1959

Silver Eve    

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 Alix Towne, a college coed asks a psychology professor to help

 prevent her parents from getting a divorce. [TA]

 

Cast:

Professor                    Jerome Cowan

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1/24/1959

The 39th Bomb

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Cast:

                                Frank Sutton

                                 Margaret DePriest

                                  Stuart MacIntosh

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1/31/1959

An Artist's Life For Me

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A shrewd art dealer tries to swindle an artist out of a prize painting.

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2/7/1959

Shadow of A Lie

by   

Barry Lake

Cast:

Ben Collins     Joe Mascolo

Ellen __  Collins     Betty Buehler

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2/14/1959

Live Again Lady

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Cast:

Congresswoman         Casey Peyson

Newspaper Editor        Edmon Ryan

Politician     Simon Oakland

Businessman     Melville Ruick

 

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                        Noah Keen

                         Claire Niesen

 

 

 

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3/21/1959

An Attractive Family

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A family of three, responsible for two undetected crimes, plot to kill a young

heiress whose death will net them a fortune.

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3/28/1959

Stakeout 

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A masked gunman steals into a house and attempts to strangle a woman. 

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4/4/1959

Still Hunt

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A maniac escapes from an asylum. The sheriff hunting him is unaware that his own

daughter is being held prisoner by the crazed man.

Cast:

                          Frederic Downs

                          Kathleen Murray

 

 

4/11/1959

The Runaway

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6/6/1959

Darien Original

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Cast:

Johnny Davis       Jack Naughton    

Sally Davis           Eileen Fulton

Mr. Davis              Martin Rudy

Mrs. Davis     Dorothy Laming

 

 

 

 

6/13/1959

The Man Next Door

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Cast:

Leona Green        Jan Miner

 

 

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7/4/1959

The Great Carlini

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An out-of-work magician accepts a very large salary to work

as the dealer in a fixed game of cards.

Cast:

Betty Carlin       Lisa Howard

Bob Carlin           Coe Norton

 

 

 

7/11/1959

The Escape

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Hoping to prove the innocence of her brother, who is falsely accused of murder,

a young waitress makes a date with the real killer.

Cast:   

Jonathan      Richard Derr

Larry                    Ed Peck

Mary                     Margaret Stewart

 

 

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7/25/1959

 

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A woman is accused of killing her husband's best friend. Her husband,

 a lawyer, sets out to prove her innocence

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8/15/1959

 

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A Shakespearean actor, Harry Kent, who attempts to make a comeback after

a long illness. Kent is bothered by phone calls from his wife, who is supposedly dead.

His valet and manager try to convince him that the calls are a hoax. [

Cast:

Harry Kent     Martyn Green

Frank the Valet      Frank Campanella

Tom Wallace  (Manager)  Richard Woods

 

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8/22/1959

 

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An aggressive businesswoman whose clients know her only by her voice.

 When a bachelor client writes a book criticizing American women,

 Lois decides to come out into the open.

Cast:

Bradford Miles         Howard Morton

Lois Kirby                  Elaine Stritch

 

 

 

 

 

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9/12/1959

 

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A young widow, hoping to recapture the memory of her dead husband,

returns to the lonely railroad station where they first met.

Here she meets a stranger who shatters her dreams

Cast:

Ben Miller            Harrison Dowd

Sue Richards         Lois Nettleton   

Sandy Sanford       Philip Sterling     

Mike Barnes       Arthur  Storch

 

 

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10/10/1959

 

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A destitute fortune hunter hopefully visits the home of his wealthy aunt.

He is surprised to find the house inhabited only by a young recluse.

Cast:

Lorry                Patricia Barry

Clifford Lowe         Jason Evers

Constable Gregson       John Gibson

 

 

 

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10/31/1959

 

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A young girl, frightened after seeing a murder committed,

flees into the apartment of a strange young man.

Cast: 

Neal               Dan Morgan

Amy                 Louise Troy

 

 

 

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12/12/1959

Christmas for Real 

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A veteran schoolteacher is tempted to accept a position with

a publishing firm at a much greater salary.

Cast:

David                       Craig Huebing

Laura Carlin           Nancy R. Pollock

 

 

 

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A couple living in a bleak flat and looking forward to a dreary Christmas are paid a surprise visit

Cast:

Alex Findlay                      Sam Locante

Margaret                            Ann Sargeant

 

 

12/26/1959

 

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A young woman tries to make her husband stop gambling.

Cast:

                                        Francis Spanier

 

 

 

 

 

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2/13/1960

 

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A convicted racketeer volunteers to serve as a guinea pig in a dangerous medical experiment.

Unknown to him, one of the doctors conducting the test wants it to fail. 

Cast:

Big Patsy Janelli       Milt Kamen

Dr. George Edwards     Sheppard Strudwick

 

 

 

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5/14/1960

 

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Lawyer Arthur Vance forces his secretary to pose as a missing heiress

who has just inherited a fortune. 

Cast:

Frank Crossman   Raymond Bramley

 

 

 

 

5/21/1960

 

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Cast:

Amy Carleton         Susan Brown

Tommy Elson      Charles Grodin

Dexter Bryan      Biff McGuire

 

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6/4/1960

 

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Agnes Quigley is reunited with her brother after many years.

 The gap in time makes it hard for them to become close again.

Cast:

Agnes Quigley      Ethel Remey

Nellie Smith     Jane Rose

Kevin Quigley            Philip Bourneof

 

 

 

 

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6/18/1960

 

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The mother of a jailed hit-and-run driver decides that things must go on in the normal way,

even though her family is being shunned by neighbors

Cast:

Martha Cassidy     Helen Stenborg

 

 

 

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A private in the Union Army is caught in a struggle between honor and duty. 

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A widowed father has two problem children: his daughter has run away

from home and his son is associating with hoodlums

Cast:

Nick Gallo               Milt Kamen

Teresa   Gallo     Dolores Sutton

 

 

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8/6/1960

 

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8/13/1960

 

by

 

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8/20/1960

 

by

 

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8/27/1960

Junior

by

Junior is suspected of murder, but his devoted mother lies to give him an alibi. [RF]

 

Cast:

Junior          Larry Robinson

 

 

9/3/1960

 

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9/10/1960

 

by

 

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9/17/1960

 

by

 

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9/24/1960

"Miss Beauty Cream"

by

 

Cast:

                       ....    Jean Stapleton

"Brassy gum chewing contestant with ambitions'"

 

 

10/1/1960

 

by

 

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10/8/1960

 

by 

 

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10/15/1960

 

by

 

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10/22/1960

 

by

 

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10/29/1960

 

by

 

Cast:

Mr. McGill      Robert Hogan

 

 

 

 

 

11/5/1960

 

by

 

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11/12/1960

 

by

 

Cast:

 

 

 

11/19/1960

 

by

 

Cast:

Sam Fields      Philip Sterling

 

 

 

11/26/1960

 

by

 

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12/3/1960

 

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12/10/1960

 

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12/17/1960

 

by

 

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12/24/1960

 

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12/31/1960

 

by

 

Cast:

                                   Sara Harte

                               

 

 

1/7/1961

 

by

 

Cast:

 

 

1/14/1961

Friends Before Freud 

by

When salesman Larry Foster meets the pretty psychologist that

his company has hired, he asks her for a date.

Cast:

Larry Foster           Bill Hayes

Dr. Leslie Barrett        Frances Helm

 

 

1/21/1961

Mountain Gal

by

Theatrical agent Doug Moore and his wife Evajoan stop at a gas station in

the South where Doug hears a gal named Willy singing and playing the guitar. [RF]

 

Cast:

 

Doug Moore

Evajoan Moore

Willy the singer

 

 

1/28/1961

 

by

 

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2/4/1961

 

by

 

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2/11/1961

 

by

 

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2/18/1961

 

by

 

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2/25/1961

 

by

 

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3/4/1961

Weekend Son

by

Kay Rogers runs into opposition from husband Harry when she suggests

 to him that they adopt a young boy. [RF]

Cast:

Kay Rogers     Adrienne Bayan

Harry Rogers      Simon Oakland

                                 Kevin Coughlin

True Story Weekend Son.jpg

 

 

3/11/1961

Derby Fever

by

Martha Connors approves of building soap-box racers - but only if her son Buzz builds them. 

Cast:

Martha Connors       Sarah Meade

Buzz Connors

 

 

 

3/18/1961

 

by

 

Cast:

 

 

 

3/25/1961

 

by

 

Cast:

Slim Madden    Milt Kamen

 

 

 

 

4/1/1961

 

by

Irene Turner embezzles money from the beauty parlor that she and Jo Wallace own.

Cast:

Skippy Kolby          Irene Turner

Jo Wallace

 

 

 

 

4/8/1961

 

by

George and Dottie Mitchell buy a beauty parlor. But George's rich Uncle Wyllis,

 who wants George in business with him starts making trouble.

Cast:

Dottie Mitchell           Joan Anderson

George Mitchell            Robert Hogan

Willis Mitchell

 

 

 

4/15/1961

 

by

Al Hanson tries to keep his blind wife Lee from knowing about a bullet wound he has. [RF]

Cast:

Lee Hansen     Katherine Balfour

Al Hansen       Remo Pisani

 

 

 

4/22/1961

 

by

An American writer makes his way through the Iron Curtain to visit

an uncle he hasn't seen for many years.

Cast:

Michael            George Cuttingham

the General         Russell Gold

the Captain       Stephen Gray

Olga                     Jimsey Somers

 

 

 

 

4/29/1961

 

by

 

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5/6/1961

 

by

Clarinet player Tony Brenner is practicing for an audition when Marlie Simms,

the girl upstairs, starts singing. Annoyed, Brenner complains to the superintendent. [R

Cast:

Marlie Sims       Roberta MacDonald

Tony Brenner       Joe Mascolo

 

 

 

 

5/13/1961

 

by

 

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5/20/1961

 

by

 

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5/27/1961

 

by

 

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6/3/1961

Doctor Wetzel

by

The long-time town physician is about to leave on a trip when Lucy Caricco

calls and says that her husband has been hurt

Cast:

Dr. Wetzel          Stuart MacIntosh

Lucy Carrico      Julie Burns

 

6/10/1961

 

by

Plato Solekas' father and his friend Lenny Lepko are both waiting for Plato to come home. [RF]

 

Cast:

Plato Solekas            Peter Lazar

Mr. Solekas

Lenny Lepko

 

 

 

6/17/1961

 

by

Advertising copywriter Hamilton Brent, hard at work on a singing commercial, feels that his

peace and quiet will be disturbed by a visit from his eccentric Aunt Eppy. [RF]

 

Cast:

Hamilton Brent       Barney Martin

Aunt Eppy     Nancy R. Pollock

Molly Brent          Lynn Wood

 

 

 

6/24/1961

 

by

Private eye Jason Wheel is approached by Estelle Vollmer, secretary to an eminent economist.

She asks him to locate her boss, who has mysteriously disappeared.

Cast:

Estelle Vollmer     Connie Clark

Jason Wheel      Staats Cotsworth

Lieutenant McKaye     Griff Evans

 

 

 

 

 

7/1/1961

 

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7/8/1961

 

by

 

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7/15/1961

 

by

 

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7/22/1961

 

by

Head man Jack Parker is easing George Penrose out of his spot on the board of

directors to make a place for Carl Linden but George is Carl's friend. 

Cast:

George Penrose           Vince O'Brien

Jack Parker           Sheppard Strudwick

Carl Linden

 

 

 

 

7/29/1961

 

by

Social Security agent Martin T. Underwood goes into the hill country to tell

Corinthian Suggs that he can collect benefits. When he reaches the mountaineer's cabin,

he is met at the door by Sugg's granddaughter Shirley who is holding a loaded gun

Cast:

Martin T. Underwood     Herb Duncan

Corinthian Suggs     Edgar Stehli

Shirley Suggs

 

 

 

8/5/1961
 

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8/12/1961

 

by

Architect Malcolm Forester has just 24 hours to deliver the designs

 for a new gas station to a contractor. [

Cast:

Malcolm Forrester     Fred Sewart

 

 

 

 

8/19/1961

 

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8/26/1961

 

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9/2/1961

 

by

 

Cast:

Judy            Sally Jessup

Bruce           John Perkins

 

 

 

 

9/9/1961

 

by

 

Cast:

Mr. Ramsey         Henderson Forsythe

Jim Ramsey            Paul Stevens

Ada                      Jan Miner

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MODERN ROMANCES

OCTOBER 4, 1954-SEPTEMBER 19, 1958   NBC

Thanks to @Paul Raven and his copious hours , we have the full series cast, although only a few character names:

 

Oct 4 1954 First week

                    ?

 by George Lefferts

Cast

                                 Don Briggs, *

                           Frances Helm, *

                                         Lee Bergere, *

                             Humphrey Davis,*

                               Richard Bishop, 

                           Ed Peck*                        

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Oct 11

Airline Hostess

 by Earl Hamner

Cast

                                      Joan Chandler, 

                                Murray Hamilton,

                             Richard Derr

                           Pheobe McKay, 

                            Jackie Schole

 

Oct 17

Gambling Wife

 by George Lefferts

Cast

                                            Martin E Brooks,*

                              June Dayton, *

                             Dean Harens, *

                                Audra Lindley*

 

Oct 24

The Ultimatum by Harry Junkin

Cast

                                   Valerie Cossart, *

                             Anthony Perkins, 

                                  Frederick Norlock, 

                                  House Jameson, *

                                 Edmon Ryan*

Perkins MR.jpg

 

Nov 8

Mountain Love 

by Earl Hamner

Cast

                             Vaughn Taylor, 

                                     John Cassevetes, 

                            Phyllis Love, 

Addie            Margaret  Peg  Hillias

 

Nov 15

Shadow Love 

by George Lefferts

Cast

                               Louisa Horton,

                                         Phil Abbott, *

                                      Anne Seymour,*

                                             Hugh Reilly, *

                                      John Kellogg, 

                                    Paul Lipson*

 

Nov 22

False Witness

 by Harry Junkin

Story of an unattractive young woman who discovers that a selfish love can be fatal.

Cast

              Joan Wetmore, *

                Lee Remick, 

                  Tom Coley,

                                   Gage Clark, 

                                         Edward Andrews

 

Nov 29

Alibi 

by Harry Junkin

Cast

Bertha Fernald         Audra Lindley,*

 Scott Ferguson      Dean Harens,*

Mrs. Fernald           Dorothy Elder, 

Detective            Edgar Peck, *

                             Abby Lewis,*

 Scott's Attorney      Lester Lonergan Jr

 

Modern Romances 1955.jpg

 

December 6

The Perfect Wife

 by Noel Gerson

Cast

                                Pat Breslin, *

                                     Stephen Eliot, *

                                Joy Hodges, *

                                  Don Gibson, 

                                  Humphrey Davis*

                                        Gale Page

 

December 13

Homecoming

 by George Lefferts

Cast

                       Barbara Joyce, *

                  Russell Hardie, 

                               Roni Dengel*

                              Don Keefer, 

                                    Robert Harris,

                                    Dorothy Peterson

 

 

December 20

Blackmail

 by Harry Junkin

Cast

                               Staats Cotsworth,*

                          Katherine Meskill, *

                         Florence Anglin, *

                             William Johnstone*

 

December 27

Christmas 54

 by Noel Gerson

cast

                                           Luchino Solito De Solis, 

                                           Bramwell Fletcher, 

                                     Edward Binns, 

                                       Maxine Stuart, *

                                 Lisa Howard, *

                                       Hal Hackett

????????

12/27/1954

Grandma For an Hour

by Sylvia Berger

A grandmother finds that it is never too late for love and happiness.

cast

Dolly                         Margaret Hamilton*

                               Cliff Robertson

                      Norman MacKaye

                        Sylvia Field*

                               Reba Tassell

 

 

 

1955 

Jan 3

The Hunted 

by Joe Bates Smith

A young couple find that a dangerous situation serves to renew their love.

Cast

                              Sandra Deel,

                              Lorettta Daye, 

                            Robert Webber, *

                                    Lin McCarthy, 

                                 Jay Barney*

 

Jan 10

The Matriach

by Noel Gerson

Cast

                              Ed Peck, *

                                Peter Fernandez,*

                           Muriel Kirkland, *

                                 Viola Roache, 

                             Lois Smith

 

Jan 17

Jan 14 1955

 'One and Two Make Trouble'

Cast

                                Audra Lindley, *

                                    Walter Brooke* 

                          Celia Lipton, 

                                                Logan Field

 

Jan 24

The Nice Young Man

 by Harold Gast

Story of a young man who is caught in a frame-up and finds he likes the pretty girls who doing the "framing."

Cast

                           Lee Remick, 

                         Steven Hill, 

                        Hildy Parks,*

  Ben                      Haim Wynant*

 


Jan 31

Medal of Valor

 by George Lefferts

 

A medal of honor winner, finds wearing the medal of a hero not easy, especially when it's not his.

 

Cast

                           Joe Maross, *

                           Steve Holland, 

                     Lisa Howard,*

                           Rebecca Sand,

                                      Joseph Foley

 

February 7

Silent Love 

by Joe Bates Smith

 

Story of a young girl named Rena.

 

Cast

                    Logan Ramsey,*

                      John Seymour, *

                         Anne Seymour*,

                               Jean Carson,

                               Robert Loggia**

 

Feb 14

The Mark of Cain

 by Stanley Niss

Cast

                               John Cassevetes,

                                   Loretta Leversee,

                          Paul Stevens,*

                         Florence Anglin,*

                                 William Johnstone*

 

Feb 28

Susan's Mother 

by Kate Nickerson

Cast

                       Neva Patterson,

                           Anthony Franciosa 

                                          Daryl Grimes

 

March 7

The Snark

 by Jesse Sandler

Cast

Schoolteacher involved with a student     Audra Lindley, *

 The Student         Jeff Harris,

                                 Dorothy Elder,

                               Frank Schofield, *

                                 Janet de Gore

 

March 14

Out Of The Past

 by Harry W. Junkin

Cast

                                          Gloria Stroock,

                     Frank Overton,

                     Melville Ruick, *

                 Robert Webber, *

                                Lilia Skala;*

 

March 21

A Long Time till Dawn

 by Rod Serling

Cast

                       June Dayton,*

                           Robert Harris, 

                        Joe  Maross, *

                        Graham Denton

Modern Romances Gale Sherwood.jpg

 

March 28

The Doubt

 by Jesse Sandler

Cast

                     Lenka  Peterson,*
                     Dennis Patrick, *

                 Frank Behrens,

                                     Ed Bryce*

 

April 4

Nothing Like a Good Cup of Coffee

 by Joseph Cochran

Cast

                     Vaughn Taylor,

                             Grace Carney, 

                       House Jameson, *

                       Lucino Solito de Solis, 

                             Joe Foley

 

April 11

Attorney For The Defense

 by Michael Morris

Cast

                     Mary Jackson, 

                      Judith Braun,

                     Don Briggs*

                         Marjorie Lord

 

April 18

The Sixth Sense

 by Harry W Junkin

Cast

                          Anne Shoemaker,

                          Pat Breslin, *

                    Eric Sinclair, 

                        Todd Karnes

 

Jayne Meadows hosting

 

April 25

For These Services

 by Theodore and Mathilde Ferro

Story of a woman psychiatrist.

Cast

                        Lin McCarthy,

                        Loretta Daye, 

                       Jock McGregor,

                                  William Johnstone*

 

Kathi Norris hosting

 

May 2

The House Guests

 by Stanley Niff

Cast

                           Constance Ford,*

                              Ross Martin,*

                              Phillip Keneally,

                       Fred Saddoff

,                       Murray Hamilton

 

Margaret Hayes hosting

 

May 9

The Promise

 by Harry W Junkin

Cast

                                Edmon Ryan,*

                              Katherine Meskill*, 

                              Darryl Grimes

 

Dorothy Hart hosting

 

May 16

The Story of Mary Kelly

 by Martha Wilkerson

Cast

                            Jane Seymour, *

                       Gene Lee, 

                              Haim Wynant, *

                               Maxine Stuart,*

                       Bill Forrester

Kathi Norris hosting

Kathi Norris MR.jpg

 

May 23

Homecoming

 by Kate Nickerson

Cast

                             Hildy Parks,*

                        Earl Hammond, *

                      Joe Maross, *

                             Joyce Randolph

Hildy.jpg

 

May 30

Long Overdue

 by Harold W Junkin

Cast

                          June Dayton,*

                         Robert  Webber,* 

                       Joy Hodges,*

               Bert Freed

 

June 6

repeat of Blackmail

 

June 13

Smart Girl

 by       William Kendall Clarke

Cast

                               Joe Mantell,

                            Lisa Howard,*

                              Marie DeWolfe

 

June 20

The Hitch -Hike Murderer

 by Joseph Cochran

Cast

                        Meg Mundy, *

                        Ed Peck, *

                         Hal Hackett, 

                            Minnie Jo Curtis, 

                                Humphrey Davis,* 

                                      Chester Stratton;*

 

June 27

Repeat of Mountain Love

 

July 3

Pride of the Eagles

 by Jesse Sandler

Story of a woman's fight to shield her son from unwholesome influence of her former husband, an ex-convict.

Cast

                       Catherine McLeod,

                     Gene Sultan,

                          Frank Behrens,

                         Bob Ellenstein

 

July 11

Abbie Tupper 

by Sylvia Berger

Cast

                         Jane Seymour,*

                           George Gilbreath,

                           Chester Stratton,* 

                     Marion Brash*

 

 

July 18

The Alibi

 by Harry W. Junkin

Cast

                                         Audra Lindley, *

                          Dean Harens,*

                                 Dorothy Elder,

                                Ed Peck,*

                             Abby Lewis*,

                                   Lester Lonergan

 

July 25

Beverly

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

                                        Ann Loring, *

                                         Melville Buick*,

                                        Ronald Dawson, *

                                 Henry Lascoe, 

                               Karl Swenson*

 

Aug 1

The Steady Man

Adoption of a child helps an over cautious man realize that he must take risks in life in order to retain the things he loves

N/A

 

August 8

repeat of A Long Time Till Dawn

 

August 14

Over the Fence

 by Anne Howard Bailey

The story of two spinsters who try to bring romance to a young school teacher.

Cast

                           Belle Flower, *

                    Dortha Duckworth*, 

                    Dean Harens, *

                             Marian Russell

                              Linda Lombard   
 

 

Aug 22

?

 by Harry W. Junkin

Cast

                            Grace Raynor, 

                            Lonny Chapman, 

                        Zolya Talma, 

                            Fred Eisley, *

                          Paul Lipson;*

 

August 29

repeat of The Ultimatum

 

Sept 5

Heat Lightning

 by Anne Howard Bailey,

Cast

                                      Coe Norton, *

                                      Fran Carlon, *

                        Humphrey Davis, *

                        Pat Hosley, *

                             Melville Ruick*

 

Sept 12

? by Jesse Sandler

Cast

                                               Lori March, *

                                                          Don Briggs,*

                                            Frank Behrens, 

                                             Elizabeth York

 

Sept 19

by Ann Howard Bailey & Joseph Cochran

Story of a dance hall girl who befriends an amnesia victim.  She falls in love with him, betrays him, and then learns he is a missing heir.

Cast

                                  Dean Harens, *

                          Jayne Heiler, *

                          Marjorie Gateson, *

                       William Johnstone,*

                          Ronald Dawson,*

                                     Don Fellows

 

Sept 26

?

by Joe Bates Smith

A plain-looking girl tries to prevent the marriage of her mother, a famous actress.

Cast

                                 Lauren Gilbert,*

                               Richard Kendrick,

                               Ann Loring,*

                               Patricia Sales*

 

 

 

 

Oct 3

?

by Joe Bates Smith

Cast

                                                       Marian Winters, 

                                     Margaret Hamilton, *

                                   Ross Martin, *

                                                          Florence Anglin, *

                                              John Shay

 

Oct 10

by Harry W. Junkin

Cast

                                  Mary Grace Canfield,

                                   Don Gordon,

                                Court Benson,*

                                Stacy Graham,

                                  Earl Hammond,*

                                   Sid Raymond;

 

Oct 17

by William Kendall Clarke

Story of an unfortunate event from a woman's past that threatens her happy marriage.

Cast

                                       Harold J. Stone, 

                                    Edward Binns, 

                                    Roy Pant,

                                  Staats Cotsworth,*

                             Maxine Stuart, *

                                       Henry Lascoe;

 

Oct 24

by Anne Howard Bailey

Cast

                            Constance Ford,*

                          Mark Roberts, *

                                Grace Raynor,

                              Frederic Tozere,

                                   Clement  Fowler*

 

Oct 31

?

 by Harry W. Junkin

Cast

                                Robert   Ellenstein, 

                                Neva Patterson,

                       Audra Lindley, *

                          Edward Andrews,

                               Belle Flower,*

                                Edmon Ryan*

 

 

Nov 7

?

by Anne Howard Bailey

Story of a young doctor whose sophisticated wife imagines he is in a romance with his beautiful nurse.

Cast

                        June Dayton,*

                           Bill Abbott,

                        Melville Ruick*,

                         Evelyne Seibold, 

                               Patricia Jenkins

 

Nov 14

?

 by Harry W. Junkin

Cast

                           Ross Martin,*

                                      Elizabeth York,

                           Ralph Bunker,

                           Dorothy Elder, 

                                      Connie Francis

 

Nov 28

by Ann Howard Bailey

Cast

                            George Gilbreath,

                                    Vaughn Taylor,

                              Patricia Sales, *

                               Florence Anglin*,                       

                               Ed Peck,*

                                Lou Hall

 

Dec 5

?

 by Ann Howard Bailey

A plain young girl comes to live with an elderly woman whose vanity has alienated her from all who knew her.

Cast

                                              Minnie Jo Curtis,

                            Katherine Meskill, 

                               Phil Foster, 

                                Jay Meredith;

 

Dec 12*

?

 by Lawrence Klee

Cast

                         Lee Remick, 

                              Sylvia Field, *

                              Don Gordon,

                                Harry Worth;

 

Dec 19

?

by Harry W. Junkin

Story about a glamorous New York model (Marian Stafford) who marries a mathematics teacher and settles down in small Connecticut town.

Cast

                                 Robert Webber, *

                                  Pat Sully, 

                             Gene Sultan, 

                               Mary Jackson,

                             Sarah Cunningham

 

Dec 26

?

 by Noel Gerson

Cast

 

                       Audra Lindley, *

                        Ed Peck, *

                          Dickey Olson

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Jan 2

by William Barrett

Cast

                          June Dayton, *

                             Dean Harens*, 

                              Paul Lipson, *

                          Stuart Germaine*, 

                             Coe Norton*

 

Jan 9

by Morton Wishengrad

Cast

                Bert Freed 

                Elizabeth Ross,

                  Ross Martin, **

              Jim Millhollin, 

               Fred   Eisley*

 

Jan 16

by Harry Junkin

Cast

                       Janey Riley,

           Philip    Pine,

                    Phil Abbott,*

                               Arny Freeman

 

Jan 23

?

 by Sylvia Berger

Cast

                     Carol Bruce, *

                     Valerie Cossart,*

                                     Nancy Devlin, 

                          Richard Kendrick, 

                  Staats Cotsworth,*

                              Mike Keene

 

Jan 30 

?

 by Joe Bates Smith

Cast

                              Hildy Parks,*

                           John Shay, 

                     Edward Binns,

                         Ann Loring,*

                                Stewart Bradley

 

Feb 6

?

 by Anne Howard Bailey

Cast

 Rocky King          Roscoe Karns,

                         Earl Hammond,*

                    Grace Kearney,

                         Lauren Gilbert, *

                       Lisa Howard,*

                                 Frank Overton

 

Feb 13

?

 

Feb 20

by Harry W. Junkin

Cast

                            Anne Marie Geyer,

                                     Joe      Mantell,

                           Dortha Duckworth,*

                                     Frederic Downs

 

Feb 27

?

 by Marie Bawer

Cast

                            Roni Dengel, *

                   Richard Kendrick,

                   Jay Meredith,

                       Melville Ruick*

 

March 5

?

Cast

                          Signe Hasso, 

                        Barbara Joy,

                  Don Briggs.,*

                     Boris Aplon*

,                    Frank Behrens

 

March 12

?

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

               Tom Middleton, 

                Don Hastings,*

                Mary Jackson

,                        Fran Spanier,

               Ben Hammer;*

Dir -

 

 

March 19

?

 by Ann Howard Bailey

Cast

                          Augusta Dabney, *

                                Sally Kemp,

                        John Shay,

                              Court Benson*

 

March 26

?

 by Marie Baumer

Cast

                        Neil Hamilton,

                   Joe Maross,*

                           Jean Gillespie,*

                            Eric Sinclair

 

April 2

?

 by Elinor Lenz

Cast

                                  Millette Alexander,*

                      Fred Beir, *

                        Stuart Germaine,*

                                     Roy Fant

 

April 9

?

 by Anne Howard Bailey

Cast

                         Pat Hosley, *

                                              Phil Tine, 

                        Pat Sully,

                     Robert Webber*,, 

                           Phil Millhollin

 

April 16

?

 by Michelle Cousin

Cast

- Paul           Jerome Cowan 

  Emily             Lee Remick 

 - Cliff             Bradford  Dillman*-

Laura        Joy Hodges*

A story about Emily's desire to marry Cliff -- over her father's objections. Emily calls Paul to announce that she and Cliff are married. Paul says that he cannot believe that his daughter hates him and is now married to a man he despises. Laura tries to comfort Paul and make him realize how selfish he is being with regard to Emily. Emily stops home on the way to California to say goodbye to Paul, prompting him to undergo a change of heart about her marriage to Cliff.

 

April 23

by HarryJunkin

Cast                       

                                   Audra Lindley, *

                                           Neva Patterson,

                             Edward Andrews,

                                       Robert Ellenstein,

                                      Edmon Ryan*

                                           Belle Flower*

 

April 30

?

 by Grace Klein

Cast

           Hildy  Parks, *

                      Richard Kendrick,

                          Lee Bergere,*

                                   Arny Freeman,

                  Patricia Shay

 

May 7

?

 by Joseph Cochran

Cast

                           Truman Smith, 

                           William Prince,*

                         Gloria Strook,

                         Court Benson, *

                      Sid Raymond

 

May 14

Modern MacBeth

In this modernized story of Macbeth, Lieutenant Governor Macbeth and his wife plot against Governor Duncan.

(0) William Shakespeare. 

(Adapted by) Anne Howard Bailey

Cast

 

Lieutenant Governor MacBeth   Ross Martin, *

Mrs. MacBeth    Valerie Bettis,

Governor     Duncan     Ralph   Bunker, 

Malcolm       Boris Aplon, **

                   Jim Milhollin, 

                               Phil Kenneally, 

MacDuff     Ed Peck*

 Ballad Singer      Connie Francis

 

May 21

?

 by Ben Radin

Cast

                             Kathleen Maguire,*

                        Pat Sales, *

                     Florence Weber,*

                             Frank Campanella, 

                      John Shay

 

May 28

?

 by Marie Baumer

Cast

                                      Neil Hamilton,

                Humphrey Davis, *

                          Gene Sultan, 

                       Jan Miner, *

                       Clem Fowler*

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June 4

?

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

                                       Biff McGuire,*

                           Bob Webber,*

                            Janet DeGore,

                     Bradford Dillman,* 

                         Jeanne Williams

 

June 11

Repeat of The Steady Man

 

June 18

Repeat of Over The Fence

 

June 25

Repeat of Nana Bishop's Daughter

 

 

 

 

 

 

When her beautiful mother reveals that she has had a marriage proposal, Jessica becomes enraged through jealousy.

Jessica hints to Hempton that her mother is in love with theatrical agent, Ned Brock.

Hempton meets Ned Brock, who denies Jessica's intimations.

Brock accuses Jessica of lying.

Jessica confesses that she had lied to prevent the marriage.

 

 

 

July 2

?

 by Mike Morris

Cast

                             Joe Maross, *

                             Sylvia Daneel, 

                              Jay Meredith

 

July 9

I'll Never forget

 by Harry Junkin

cast

                           Muriel Kirkland,*

                      Staats Cosworth,*

                                 Patricia Bosworth,*

                       House Jameson*

 

July 16

Miss M.D.

 By Mathilde & Theodore Ferro

Cast

                                    John D. Seymour,*

                   June Dayton,*

                          Ross Martin,*

                             Harry Worth

 

July 23

Not So Smart

 by William Kendall Clark

Cast

                           Lori March,*

                   Coe Norton, *

               Pat Hosley,*

                    Gene Peterson*, 

                   Lawrence Weber*

 

July 30

info unavailable

 

Aug 6

The Marriage

 by Harry W.Junkin

Cast

                                      Kathleen Murray,*

                    Martin Neuman,

                        Henrietta Moore,*

                           Katherine Meskill*

 

 

Aug 13

Brave Decision 

by Anne Howard Bailey

Cast

                         Fran Carlon,*

                 Tom Middleton,

                 Bert Freed,

                 James Millhollin, 

                       Eric Sinclair

 

 

Aug 20

The Snare

 by William Kendall Clarke

Story of a woman whose gamble for security threatens to destroy her happiness.

Cast

                       Daryl Grimes,

                     Bob Ellenstein, 

                            House Jameson,*

                            Audra Lindley*

 

Aug 27

The Big Scoop

 by Anne Howard Bailey

Cast

                          Robert Webber,*

                              Kathleen Maguire, *

                   Harry Worth,

                                        Roy Fant, 

                      Belle Flower*

 

Sept 3

The Job

 by Harry W. Junkin

Cast

Helen Lockwood                           Valerie Cossart,*

 Grace                            Loretta Leversee, 

John Lockwood                               Don Fellows

 

 

Widowed Helen Lockwood has an independent income with which she makes it too easy for her son, John, to take his time finding his first post-college job.

Mrs. Lockwood contrives to have John miss an appointment about a job he wants, because it is 140 miles from home.

John gets the job anyhow, and Mrs. Lockwood feigns a heart attack but will not allow her son to call a doctor.

Mrs. Lockwood says she has a bad heart and John decides to quit work and stay with her.  Grace walks out.

A showdown between Mrs. Lockwood and Grace brings understanding of both of them to John and the prospect of a better life for all three.

 

Sept 10

The Price Tag

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

                            Hildy Parks,*

                        Joe Maross,*

                      Lillian Schaaf,

                                   Earl Hammond,*

                            Loraine Grover

 

Sept 17

The Joker

by Michael Morris

Rivalry between a theatrical producer and an agent over an actress they both admire leads to murder.  The murderer of Flaxton is trapped by a police trick.

Cast

                           David White,

                     Larry Weber,*

Actress                        Dina Merrill,

                         John Seven

 

Sept 24

Dear Mr. Dodd 

 by Elinor Lenz

Cast

Delia Benedict                            Enid Markey, *

Jane                        Sharon Follett,*

 Jane's Grandfather                        Harrison Dowd, 

  Peter Wells                           Don Gordon,

                         Mel Ruick*

 

A young man investigates the mysterious disappearance of a former lodger in the house where he is a boarder.

Peter Wells rents a room from spinster Delia Benedict, against the advice of his girlfriend.

Jane's grandfather warns Peter that the neighbor's think Mrs. Benedict poisoned a previous lodger.

Peter becomes suspicious when Mrs. Benedict won't drink the lemonade she prepared for him.

Jane persuades Peter to leave, although he is determined to solve the mystery.

Peter collapses after eating Mrs. Benedict's birthday cake, which she had not tasted herself.

 

Oct 1

The Transfusion 

by   Michelle  Cousin

Cast

Nurse Linda Miles                                      Mary Fickett,*

  Steve's doctor                           Frank Schofield, *

 Steve Benton                        Ross Martin,* 

                             Joey Faye

Embittered Steve Benton, victim of an automobile accident, is cheered when Nurse Linda Miles tells him someone cared enough about him to be a blood donor.

Linda makes up a name, Susan, when Steve insists on knowing who gave the blood, and Linda writes letters to him in "Susan's" name.

Steve becomes more interested in "Susan" than Linda had expected.

When Linda takes dictation of Steve's letter to "Susan," he recognizes her handwriting as that of Susan, and the hoax is revealed.

Steve's doctor, although in love with Linda himself, makes Steve realize he loves Linda and she loves him.

 

 

Oct 8

The Congressmans Lady

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

Livvie                     Phyllis Hill, *

Peter               House Jameson, *

Steve Haig                        Ed Peck*

Reporter    

 

A loyal wife tries to clear her husband's name in a story of politics.

Livvie and Peter visit campaign headquarters but find that Neal has gone to a rally.

In Neal's absence, Livvie receives two visitors, Steve Haig, who has an unsavory reputation for making dubious deals, and a reporter who suspects Peter of dealing with Haig.

Livvie investigates to learn who is trying to frame her husband, and is shocked by what she learns.

Livvie proves the frame-up.

 

 

Oct 15

Lost April

 by Michelle Cousins

Cast

Mark Bryan                               Lin McCarthy,

Jan Bryan                                    Loretta Daye,

 Toby                                          June Evert,

                      Heywood Hale Broun

Host Kathi Norris

Jan Bryan becomes apprehensive when her husband, Mark, meets Toby, who possesses to an alarming degree, the very qualities of the heroine in Mark's best-selling novel.

Mark is attracted to Toby, as Jan feared.

Jan encounters Toby, then quarrels about her with Mark.

Jan takes the children to a summer cottage so that Mark will be alone to think things over and complete his next novel.

 

 

Oct 22

Benefit Performance

 by Elinor Lenz

 

Margaret Phillips stars as a concert singer who returns home to convince her teen-age lover that he no longer cares.

 

Radio singer Betty Johnson makes her first tv acting try.  The sequence is called "I Dreamed," and by no coincidence, Betty has a new record of a tune with that title. 

Cast

 Jeanne Marlowe                              Margaret Phillips,

 Addy Wellman                            Betty Johnson, 

Stephen                         Lee Bergere,*

                             Coe Norton*

Helen     

 

Singer-composer Jeanne Marlowe returns to her hometown for a benefit performance and picks up where she left off with an admirer.

Local singer Addy Wellman, while rehearsing Jeanne's song, notices the couple's interest.

Stephen and Jeanne decide they still are in love, but Jeanne realizes later that Addy loves Stephen too.

Stephen's sister Helen tells Jeanne of Addy's devotion to Stephen during the years Jeanne has been away.

Jeanne deliberately disillusions Stephen to make him realize he loves Addy.

 

 

Oct 29

For Goodness Sake

 by Elinor Lenz

Cast

                        June Dayton,*

                      Stuart McIntosh*,

                        William Redfield,* 

                        William Mason

 

Nov 5

The Coins

 by Harry Junkin

Cast

David                           David White,

Connie                        Hildy Parks,*

Joan                         Elizabeth Dewing,

Lee                       Wiley Hancock, 

 Policeman                       Sandy Kenyon

A collection of rare old coins brings out the worst in everyone who touches them.

Connie shows up with the news that she has found more coins, learned they are valuable, and wants the ones David had found on her property.

Joan gives Connie the coins in David's absence but when he returns in time for a tussle in which Connie slips on a rug and is injured.

A policeman shoots and kills Lee as he attempts to break into David's apartment after the coins.

Connie recovers from the accident and puts the coins beyond the reach of everyone.

 

 

Nov 12

No One Will Ever Know

 by Marie Baumer

Cast

Laurel Drake                     Patricia Barry*

 Herbert Drake                       House Jameson,*

 David Merrill                        Don Fellows

 

A father and daughter conspire to conceal their part in a tragic accident.

Laurel tells her father George's fall may have been caused by her pushing him away during a quarrel.

When Drake realizes that Laurel and David are in love, he plans to take her to Europe, so that David will not learn of her part in the accident.

Laurel objects to the proposed trip, and David accuses Drake of having been with George at the time of the accident.

Laurel tells David the whole story.

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Nov 19

The Fourth Word

 by William Kendall Clarke

A secret formula is stolen.

Cast

                           Kathleen Maguire,*

                             Larry Weber, *

                       Walter Brooke,*

                           John McGovern

 

Nov 26

Suspicion

 by Harry W. Junkln

Cast

 Ellen                         Augusta Dabney,*

 Hal Lawrence                  Richard Kendrick,

                  Margia Dean,

                           James Millhollin,

                      Jim Boles*

 

Story of a freak accident and how it seriously affected the lives of a man and his wife.

Plumber Hal Lawrence takes a picture of her (Ellen) walking and uses it to attempt blackmail.

Ellen shoots him in panic, then claims self-defense in an attempted robbery.

Police prove Ellen can walk, while she counters their murder charge with a convincing story.

Police provide further evidence and arrest Ellen for murder.

 

Dec 3 

The Tender Age

by

Cast

Barry          Neil Hamilton

Betsy         Sally Kemp

Frances Carr     Joy Hodges*

Barry's son       ?????

 

 

An aging matinee idol courts a young actress.

Actress Frances Carr, who is Barry's age, advises against it, but Barry continues to keep up with Betsy's busy social schedule.

Betsy notices Barry's fatigue, and he redoubles his efforts to prove he can maintain the pace.

Frances tells Betsy that Barry has a son, and Betsy assumes he is a child.

Betsy calls on Barry and encounters his son, a young man.

 

Dec 10

No Vacancy

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

 Sylvia                     Betty Buehler,

_______Spaulding                       Court Benson,*

____Deel         Ben Hammer,

 Josh            Ross Martin,

Elaine                            Phyllis Love

 

Drama concerns a murder in a motel.

Elaine is found dead in Josh's room and her own room has been ransacked.

Motel guests Spaulding and Deel try to cast suspicion on Josh, who tells Sylvia what the dead Elaine's hold over him had been.

Sylvia finds stolen jewels and Deel, after ransacking Josh's room, threatens him with a gun.

The sheriff arrives, and as the suspects accuse each other, ferrets out the culprit.

 

 

 

Dec 17

Strictly Personal

 by Michelle Cousin

Cast

Meg                            Phyllis Hill*

Arlene                           , Gloria Stroock, 

Doug                         Don Briggs,* 

Joan                         Pamela Fltzmaurice

 

 

An 11-year old girl shows resentment toward her father's remarriage.

A department store personal shopper takes Joan home when she becomes ill in the store.

Grateful Doug invites Meg to dinner despite Arlene's disapproval.

At Arlene's instructions, Meg sends gifts to father and daughter which reveal that Arlene reciprocates Joan's dislike.

Doug realizes that Meg is a much nicer person than Arlene.

 

Dec 24

The Teacher

 by Harry W. Junkln

Cast

Larry's wife                     Joanne Bayes, 

                                        Mel Ruick,*

Wilbur                            Gene Sultan,

Larry                              Robert Webber*

 

 

A problems student seems likely to spoil the Christmas holidays for the teacher. 

Larry is delighted with an industrial job offer at double his present salary.

Wilbur ruins the Christmas tree the class had bought jointly and Larry despairs of straightening out the boy.

Larry and his wife start spending the anticipated increase in income.

Larry gets a new slant on the cause of Wilbur's rebelliousness and decides to continue teaching after all.

 

December 31

no information

 

 

1957

Jan 7

Message for Margaret

 by Elinor Lenz

Cast

 Margaret                 Kathleen Maguire, *

Bill                          Philip Abbott. *

Larry                      Jerry Grant,

                              Gene Peterson*

Vicky

 

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January 14 

 

by

 

George Quillen   --------

Edward Quillen------

Tom Ames --------

Eileen (Tom's Fiancee)-------

 

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Jan 21

Confession

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

Mr. Blake        House Jameson,*

District Attorney  Baxter     Larry Weber *

Irene             Sallie Brophy, *

Guray                  Edmon Ryan*

Mrs. Blake              Katherine Meskill*

 

House Jameson stars as a businessman who dies suddenly and Larry Weber as the young lawyer who investigates the dead man's business affairs.

A young assistant district attorney, Baxter, calls at Blake's request, but Blake's heart fails before he can get to the point.

Neither Guray nor Blake's secretary, Irene, know what Baxter had intended to confess, and become angered by Baxter's probing.

Mrs. Blake, Guray, and Irene confer, and discover a file in Blake's desk which contains the information he had intended to reveal.

Baxter's perusal of this data reveals a new aspect of the case and Irene realizes that she has been unfair to him.

 

 

Jan 28

The Strangers

 by Stanley Niff

Cast

Frank                       Frank     Marth,*

Ralph                      Don Gordon, 

                     Sandy Kenyon,

              Frank Schofield, *

Nina                       June Dayton;*

A young couple trying to make a success of their dairy farm in Ohio become unwelcome hosts to three killers.

The gang leader, Ralph, holds Frank prisoner in the barn, and Nita in the house, threatening their lives if they disobey.

Nita learns that the gang plan to murder Frank and take her with them as hostage.

A dispute among the gangsters prevent the shooting of Frank.

Rash action on the part of two of the killers, and a change of heart by the third, result in a happy solution for Nita and Frank.

 

 

 

Feb 4

The Heel

 by Harry Junkin

Cast                       

Mary Modern                          Phyllis Overton,

Dr. Modern                      Frank Overton, 

Alan                    Walter Brooke, *

Dr. Morgan                      James Bender

 

Mary Modern's happy life with her husband, a prominent physician, is threatened by the reappearance of an old friend.

Alan has a heart attack.

Alan's hold over Mary is revealed.

Dr. Morgan learns the truth.

 

 

Feb 11

The Sheraton Settee

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

Claire            Ann Loring, *

Roberta           Sally Kemp,

Russell        Court Benson,*

 Charles         William Mason

An interior decorator, indifferent to the disappearance of a Malayan blowgun until a client is murdered by a poison dart.

Claire's partner does some investigating.

Roberta accuses her mother of protecting her master upholsterer from police inquiry.

Russel [sic] does some amateur sleuthing.

Charles tells the police he can identify the killer.

A fake antique proves the clue that reveals the killer's motives and identity.

 

Feb 18

The Badger

 by Ben Radin

Cast

Tom              Philip Abbott, *

Patsy Lord       Jane Du Frayne, 

Professor Wilbur        Vaughn Taylor

 

Two detectives are visited by a college teacher who wants their help with his book on the psychology of crime.

Tom goes to arrest Patsy Lord for having tried the old badger game on the professor, and finds her dead.

Tom discovers witnesses who had seen Patsy's accomplice in attempting to blackmail the professor.

The police find the alleged accomplice but the professor says he is not the right man.

Professor Wilbur supplies the missing clue to solve the case.

 

Feb 25

The Tender Story by Ted & Matilde Ferro

Cast

Dr. Tom          William Redfield,*

                  Patricia Hosley, *

Wounded Boy       Warren Berlinger; *

                          Melville Ruick,*

                       Gale Page

 

Dr. Tom is ready to give up his profession.

Dr. Tom dresses a knife wound.

Dr. Tom and the wounded boy have a talk.

 

Mar 4

Greta 

by Harry Junkln

Cast

Greta            Meg Mundy, *

                         William Prince,*

                          Richard Kendrick, 

                           Don Briggs*

 

Mar 11

The Has Been 

by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

Arnold                       Jerry Grant

                         Diana Douglas, *

           Stafford              Gene Lyons,

                               Ed Peck         *    

Arnold learns the purpose of Stafford's visit.

Arnold tries to send a distress signal.

Arnold discovers one last chance for help.

 

 

Mar 18

Realization 

by Jesse Sandler

Cast

                   James Bonnett                         

                    Mary Jackson, 

                   Grant Sullivan,*

           Kathleen Murray,*

              Mary Fickett*

 

Betty Furness hosting

 

Leona receives an invitation to a dance.

Leona receives an important letter.

Again, Leona starts to leave her job.

 

Mar 25

The Real Thing 

by William Barrett

Cast

 Jan           Geraldine Brooks, *

                    Shirley Grayson,      (Grayson Hall)*

                                   Lawrence Weber, *

                            Tom Gorman

 

Jan believes she isn't being defended properly.

 

April 1

The Ouality of Fear

 by Elinor Lenz

Cast

Cliff                      Edward Andrews.

 Katherine       Joy Hodges,*

Sue          Ann Pearson, *

Martin         Dort Clark

 

An ex-convict tries to blackmail his former wife.

Cliff demand $10,000, to keep their secret.

Martin is suspicious when Katherine asks him for $5,000.

When Cliff laughs at her, Katherine picks up a gun.

After Sue is married, Katherine tells the whole story to Martin.

 

Apr 8

The Big Talker

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

                                   Neil Hamilton,

                              Kathleen Murray, *

                              Jeff Harris, 

                                John Marley

 

Apr 15

Problem Woman

 by Harry W. Junkin

Cast

                        Richard Kendrick, 

                       June Dayton,*

                          Ann Loring*

 

Apr 22

Talking To The Blues

 by Michelle Cousins

Singer Jim Lowe plays a real-life role in a drama about Tin Pan Alley.

Cast

                            Jim Lowe, 

                 Loretta Leversee, 

                  Lee Bergere, *

                     Sam Gray,*

                 Ron Dawson*

 

Apr 29

The Long Night by Bob Corcoran

Cast

                                      Philip Abbott*

                           Staats Cotsworth, *

                              Dolores Sutton, *

                            Frank Schofield,*

                                   Marian Winters

 

May 6

The First Million 

by Theodore & Mathilde Ferro

Cast

                      Neva Paterson, 

                     Coe Norton. *

                            Ed Peck, *

                   Joanne Bayes

 

May 13

Mrs. Rocky King 

by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

                               William Prince,*

                                  Florence MacMichael, 

                                      James Millhollin,

                                      Fred Beir, *

                           Barbara Lee Smith,

                                 Don Fellows

 

May 20

Unwanted Diamonds

 by Bob Corcoran

Cast

                              Richard Coogan,*

                        Gloria Marlowe, 

                      Ross Martin   *             *          

                         Ann Flood,*

                             Robert Ellenstein

 

May 27

About Ellen Willis

 by Harry Junkin

Louise Killian, a successful store buyer, believes her daughter-in-law is a thief after a ring goes missing

Cast

Louise Killian    Erin O'Brien Moore, 

                         Ralph Dunn,

                            Frank Marth, *

Ellen Willis        Elaine Aiken

 

June 3

Junior Partner

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

                             Edward Andrews,

                          Barbara Joyce, *

                           Robert Webber, *

                            Nancy Millard

 

June 10

Homecoming

 by Elinor Lenz

Cast

                          Walter Brooke, *

                           Nancy Wilder, 

                     Dickie Olsen, 

                               Jaime Smith

 

June 17

Honeymoon

 by Ben Radin

Cast

Paul Lorenz       Lin McCarthy, 

Janet Barton     Loretta Daye, 

                         Truman Smith, 

 Chester Santry      Sam Gray*

 

Lee Meriwether hosting

Janet Barton, vacationing at the seashore, meets Paul Lorenz and falls in love with him.  Her attorney, Chester Santry, however, warns that Paul may be after her money.

Chester returns from a trip with urgent news about Paul, but Janet tells him they are married already.

The couple arrive at their Maine holiday lodge, where Janet learns that Paul's first wife had been killed there.

Chester comes to take Janet away, but Paul persuades her to stay and listen to explanation.

 

 

June 24

Young Mr. Lister

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

Frank Lister       John Gibson, *

Della Lister     Helen Auerbach,

 Arnold Lister      Joe Campanella,*

   Horton Lister               William Mason.

 

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July 1

Those We Love

 by Theodore and Mathilde Ferro

Cast

                                House Jameson.*

                      Jimsey Somers, 

                         Jeff Harris,

                           Dortha Duckworth.*

 

July 8

Passerby 

by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

                                   Phyllis Hill, *

                      Frank Overton, 

                          Ethel Remey,*

                          Lawrence Weber.*

 

A young widow must choose between love for a mysterious stranger who saves her small daughter and a local  news reporter.

 

July 15

The Misguided Man

 by Bob Corcoran

Cast

Charles Lieston        Coe Norton, *

Joan Harris Lieston      Constance Ford,*

Norman Harris      Ross Martin, *

                          Shirley Grayson.     (Grayson Hall)*

Norman forces Joan to let him get into her husband's safe and desk.

Norman tells Joan why he is not leaving.

Charles reveals his feeling for Norman.

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July 22

The Sacrifice

 by Harry W. Junkin

Cast

 Verna Ellis                        Ann Flood,*

 Fred Ellis           Biff McGuire *

, Mrs. Ellis       Ruth McDevitt, *

                             Wyley Hancock.

 

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July 29

Portrait of Jenny

 by Elinor Lenz

Cast

Jenny           Georgann Johnson, *

Kip         John Kellogg,

 Lindsey             Court Benson, *

Jenny's Aunt        Dorothy Elder,

 Appraiser              Harry Worth.

 

Lindsey's assistant who is painting Jenny's portrait is mistrusted by Jenny's aunt.

Lindsey follows Kip with a substitute for the valuable painting.

Jenny discovers Lindsey and Kip together.

The appraiser tells Jenny the truth.

 

August 5

Ticket To Danger

 by Michelle Cousin

Cast

Clara                           Zolya Talma,

Chick                  Martin Newman, 

                           Ronald Dawson*

                          , Ed Peck.*

 

Clara pawns the brooch to raise money for Chick.

The man who left the suit with the brooch inside is fund murdered.

The missing ticket stub is found.

 

 

August 12

Pay -Off

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

Betsy       Marian Winters, 

Ken                      Richard Coogan,*

 Clay              Walter Brooke,*

                                    Faye Spanier

 

When a shot narrowly misses Ken, his best friend and wife urge him to quit an investigation.

When Betsy begins to doubt Ken's innocence, Ken learns that Clay has had some recent unsavory dealings.

Ken faces a crisis.

 

 

 

 

August 19

It's An Ill Wind

 by Jesse Sandler

Cast

David Osborn       Truman Smith,

Elizabeth Osborn             Phyllis Newman, *

                        Jamie Smith,

Sam                           Joe Campanella.*

 

David tries to convince Elizabeth she has missed a great deal by shutting herself in from the world.

A second stranger appears at the Osborn house.

David and Sam have a big argument.

Sam and David have a showdown.

 

 

August 26

The Sixth Sense

 by Harry W. Junkin

A young wealthy boy almost wrecks the family firm, and the happiness of the girl who loves him.

Cast

Mrs. Hammond     Valerie Cossart, *

Murray                William Redfield, *

                             Ross Martin, *

                     Gloria Marlowe.

 

Murray tries to sell some tubing.

Mrs. Hammond considers changing her will.

Lane makes an important discovery.

Murray is driven to desperate measures.

 

September 2

Beauty Queen

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

Lois                 Ann Flood, *

Jim              John Kellogg, 

Ray                      Alan Stevenson, 

             Dorothy Elder.

 

A  beauty queen is stabbed to death and her twin sister risks her life to track down her murderer.

Lois finds a letter which arouses further suspicions.

Jim emphatically denies the accusations.

Jim tries to talk Lois out of her plan.

Ray goes to Lois' room.

 

 

 

Sept 9

The Sign Off

 by Michelle Cousins

Cast

Paul Tate       Lin McCarthy, 

Marian  Tate           Loretta Daye,

Sid Wagner   Edward Andrews,

Detective Lee Pritchett                 David Hooks.*

 

Sid tells Lee of his suspicions.

Marian ignores Lee's warnings.

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Sept 16

The Tangled Web

 by Walter Black & William Mendrek

Cast

Don         Mel Ruick,*

Dolores        Neva Patterson, 

                                   Don Briggs, *

                             Stuart MacIntosh.*

                             Leslie Barrett.

 

Dolores is alarmed by Don's absences.

Dolores has ideas for helping Don.

Don is about to call it quits.

 

Sept 23

The Sign -Off

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

Darcy Graham              Sallie Brophy.*           

Dan Peters                 Frank Overton

Hubbard Woods         Lawrence Weber,*

 Dan's Friend                        Frank Campanella.

 

 

Darcy makes an important discovery.

Woods turns down an offer.

A policeman does some investigating.

Darcy and Dan make another check.

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Sept 30

Weldon, Inc.

 by William Kendall Clarke

Gloria Crowne makes an accusation.

Cast

Gloria Crowne        Margaret Phillips, 

Larry Weldon      Ray Boyle,

Helen      Diana Van Der Vlis, *

Inspector Storm        Coe Norton*

Tom Weldon        ????????

 

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Oct 7

Debut

 by Michelle Cousin

Cast

Paula Thomas                              Patricia Sales,*

Mother Thomas                Barbara O'Neil, 

Dr. Lockridge                       Frank Schofield, *

 Lloyd Sanford                         David White

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Oct 14

Error in Judgement

 by Harry Junkin

Dr. Briscoe is called to examine Jack.

Cast

Dr. Briscoe         William Prince, *

                                   Geraldine Brooks, *

Jack                     Grant Sullivan, *

             Frank Milan

 

 

 

Oct 21

Mrs Rocky King

 by Bob Cochran

Cast

Husband           Lew Parker, 

Wife                      Betty Kean, 

                   Margaret Hamilton,    *                   

                      Arny Freeman,

                     John Kellogg

                           Jayne Heller*

 

Rocky pays a call to Coyne's wife.

Rocky stumbles onto an important clue.

Rocky questions Coyne about the stain on the coat.

The story comes to a happy ending when all the facts are presented.

 

Oct 28

Moment of Fear

 by William Kendall Clarke

Defective parts begin to show up at the plant.

 

Cast

 Laura Farrell            Augusta Dabney,*

 Robby            Dickie Olsen, 

                          Staats Cotsworth, *

 Tad Denton        Sam Gray*

 

Nov 4

The Child 

by Harry Junkin

Ralph, disgusted with the agency's long investigation, loses patience

Cast

                           Loretta Leversee

                 Jaime Smith    

                        Henrietta Moore, *

                  Joy Hodges,*

                            Court Benson*

 

Nov 11

Pity of Revenge

 by Bob Cochran

Cast

Paul Somers      Frank Schofield, *

Nurse      Mary Fickett,*

 Paul's Sister       Abby Lewis, *

Martin Somers      Biff McGuire*

 

A blind man becomes victim of his brother's jealousy.

Paul Somers, about to marry a nurse, learns from her that his brother has been blinded in an accident.  Against the advice of his sister, he invites his brother to recuperate at home.

Martin's bandages are removed too soon, and his near-healed eyes are blinded again.

 

 

Nov 18

Father and Son

 by George Lowther

Cast

Frank        Harry Bellaver, *

Ruth       Jan Miner, *

Billy      Richard Striker,

 Katie                   Pat Hosley,*

                          Chris Gampel*

 

Though Frank and Ruth have sacrificed to send Billy to a private school, he wants to return to the local school.

Katie visits Billy and later tells Frank he is warping the boy's life.

Katie persuades Frank to tell police, and then convinces Frank to let Billy decide the school problem.

 

 

Nov 25

Mel Brandt now hosting permanently

The Shadow Brand 

by Bob Cochran

Cast

Lisa                   Margaret Phillips,

Jim                       Lonnie Chapman, 

  Charley                       Wesley Addy,*

                                 Valerie Cossart*

Jim tells Charley his father is paralyzed but is dictating a screenplay to him.

Unable to get a satisfactory answer about the author's whereabouts, Lisa breaks off with Jim.

 

 

Dec 2

A Moment of Silence

 by Harry Junkin

An artist falls in love with a girl he is painting.

Harbormaster tells Jerry that Tally's parents committed suicide

Cast           

Tally                       Frieda Holloway, 

 Jerry                   Paul Stevens, *

                              Marjorie Gateson,*

                      Stuart MacIntosh, *

                    Ed Peck*

 

Dec 9

The Narrowing Doorway 

by Harry Junkin

Cast

Mrs. Pearson                          Augusta Dabney, *

Roy's girl                      Patricia Bosworth, *

Roy Pearson                     Warren Berlinger, 

                       Fred Downs

 

The owner of a teenage hangout overhears Roy tell his girl that he needs money.  Later, he is accused of stealing.

The Pearson family is drawn closer together.  They seek to understand both adult and adolescent problems.

 

Dec 16

Two Fathers

 by Bob Cochran

Cast

Attorney Sears               William Prince, *

Mrs. Sears                       Diana Douglas,*

Mr. Manning                            Ed Andrews, 

Mrs. Manning                             Fran Carlon,*

Jim Manning                             John Connoughton

An honest lawyer is asked to defend a man's son on a hit-and-run charge.

The boy's father persists by threatening to force the lawyer into helping.

Sears sends his child away and Manning renews his plea.  Sears agrees to see the boy.

Sears discovers Jim is guilty but worth defending.

 

 

Dec 23

The Alibi 

by Bob Cochran repeat

Cast

                               Lawrence Weber,

                 Nancy Wilder, 

                  Joe Campanella, 

                   Truman Smith

 

Dec 30

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by

Cast

 

Albert

John

Bank President

Sister

 

Because of a girl's brother's past, she does not welcome his arrival.

Albert threatens John if he does not go along with this plans to rob a bank.

The decision to tell the bank president has a surprising effect on Albert's caper.

 

 

 

 1958

Jan 6

?

 by Michele Cousin

Cast

 Lory's mom                        Meg Mundy,*

 Lory                 Nancy Malone,*

  Gramps               Burton    Mallory, 

                 Al Markim,

                         John Matthews

 

Lory breaks her engagement and discourages all suitors.

One suitor persists and asks Lory to marry him.

When Lory decides to go away, her mother and Gramps prepare to tell Lory a curious fact.

 

 

 

Jan 13

by Bob Corcoran

cast

  Julia              Hildy Parks,*

 Bill Talbot        Lin McCarthy.

 Clara                    Katherine Meskill,*

   Vernon                     Lee Henry

 

Drama about two people who win happiness through a will written in a Korean prisoner of war camp.

A woman running her late husband's business finds that another man has a will saying he has half-interest.

Everyone opposes Bill's claim and seek a court decision about the will.

 

Jan 20

?

 by J Charles Alexander

Bob and Peggy's marriage is strained due to interference from Bob's mother, Mrs. Leonard

 

Cast

    Mrs. Leonard         Muriel Kirkland,*

    Bob Leonard          Ross Martin,*

     Peggy Leonard          Millette Alexander, *

                Lonny Chapman

 

 

Peggy Leonard asks her husband Bob to find a home of their own, fearing that her marriage is being threatened by living with his mother.

Peggy agrees to attend a dance without Bob, but in the company of close friends.

Bob is confused as to where his loyalty lies.

 

 

Jan 27

?

 by Harry Junkin

Cast

Clayton  Dorn       David White,

 Betty Dorn      Jimsey Somers, 

Eleanor Dorn    Joy Hodges, *

Rod Chadwick       James Congdon*

 

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Feb 3

?

 by Bob Corcoran

Cast

                      Jamie Smith, 

                                        Carol Porter, 

                       Ray Boyle, 

                           Bern Hoffman

 

Feb 10

?

 by James Blumgarten

A fortune-hunter attempts to get a sizable sum to end romance with the daughter of a wealthy woman.

Cast

       Biff McGuire, *

                Paul Stevens,*

                  Mel Ruick,*

                   Pat Englund*

 

Feb 17

?

 by Harry Junkin

A singer's mother is accused of killing her daughter's manage

Cast

Mother                        Pat Sully

Singer                                , Anne Hegira,*

               Court Benson,*

                                        Charles Rae King, 

                             Robert Dane

 

Feb 24

?

 by George Lowther

Cast

       Hildy Parks,*

         Walter Brooke, *

               Chris Gampel *

 

March 3

? *

by Harry Junkin

Cast

                            Nancy Coleman, *

                           Pamela King.*

                           John MacGregor

 

March 10

?

 by Bob Corcoran

Two museum thefts create a study of human deception.

Cast

                               Georgann Johnson,*

                              Russell Hardie,

                             Paul Stevens,*

                                  Leon Stevens*

 

march 17

?

 by Jesse Sandler

Cast

                    Martine Bartlett. 

                 Phyllis Hill,*

                       Frank Marth*

 

March 24

?

 by Bob Corcoran

 

A girl casually reaches into a box of candy and picks up a film strip detailing a highly secret manufacturing process.

Anne is under suspicion because of her uncooperative attitude. 

Cast

 Anne                   Loretta Leversee, 

                Lonny Chapman, 

                          Minnie Jo Curtis, 

                            Truman Smith

 

March 31

Gene Nelson hosting

?

 by Bob Corcoran

Cast

Betty        Ann Flood,*

                             Reynolds Evans, 

Lt. Grant         Milton Seltzer,

   Chris                  Mark Miller,*

 Ellen               Lynn Brinker

 

 

A man wants to steal some business information from his wealthy, and tries to get help from his uncle's most trusted employee.

Though Chris, Betty, and Ellen all could have benefited from John's death, Betty is suspected.

Revenge is established as the motive and Lt. Grant closes in

 

April 7

Mary Margaret McBride hosting

?

 by George Lowther

Cast

Cora       Muriel Kirkland, *

Robert       Alfred Ryder,

Louise       Diana Douglas, *

                                      John Gibson*

 

 

Story about a woman whose children shield her from the knowledge of her poverty.

After Robert has warned Louise about telling Cora the truth concerning their father, Louise lets it out when she has an argument with Cora.

A broken family seeks to find new strength by recognizing the truth about their father.

 

April 14

Gretchen Wyler hosting

?

 by Morton Wishengrad and Virginia Mater

Cast

                             Henrietta Moore,*

                           David White, 

                          Frank Schoefield,*

                         Ian Martin,*

                        James Bender

 

April 21

Jayne Meadows hosting

?

 by Bob Corcoran

Cast

Jim Carlton       William Prince, *

Ann   Carlton     Georgann Johnson,*

____   Lindgart     Clement Fowler, *

     Dana    the Newspaperman    Harry Worth, 

Frank  (Ann's brother )     Bill Mason, 

Judge Carlton      George Forrest

 

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April 28

Bob Smith hosting

by Joe Bates Smith

Cast

Betty                     Betty Buehler,

Claire                  Maxine Stuart,*

George                      Boris Aplon* 

Betty's husband                         Wyley Hancock,

                          Paul Stevens*

 

 

Fearful of Betty's past record of kleptomania, her husband reluctantly agrees to attend a charity ball.  Meanwhile, Claire and George plan to attend for different reasons.

Claire is signing a receipt for the pin when she sees a face at the door which could upset all her plans. 

 

May 5

Diana Barrymore hosting

?

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

Grant         Wayne Morris,

 Marjorie       Millette Alexander, *

____ O'Day      Arny Freeman,

David                   Frank Overton

 

A young wife feels neglected by her too-busy husband at a Chicago convention and eagerly accepts an invitation to speak during a luncheon at her college nearby.

 

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May 12

Gypsy Rose Lee hosting

?

 by Irving Elman

Cast

                     Patricia    Benoit, *

                       Robert Mandan, *

                                 John Kellogg, 

                      Bernard Kates*

 

A bank teller is held up by a man he recognizes as an old army buddy, but promises not to reveal his identity in exchange for the safety of his family.

 

May 19

Margaret Truman hosting

?

 by Bob Corcoran

Cast

Tom                  Biff McGuire,*

 Ruth                         Patricia Smith, *

___ Hardin     Jerome Cowan,

                                      Paul Lipson,*

                               Mel Ruick*

 

Story about a reporter who is probing a man's disappearance.

Tom shocks Ruth with some truths about her father in a effort to make her stay and fight Hardin.

Tom learns that Hardin had once threatened George's life.

 

May 26

Hildegarde hosting

?

 by Bob Allison and Mark Druch

Story about a policeman, who is tracking down a killer, and his policewoman fiancee.

cast

                        Larry Hugo,*      

                          Mary K Wells,*

                      Ronald  Dawson,*

                      Mort Marshall

 

 

 

June 2

Ilka Chase hosting

?

 by Bob Corcoran

Cast

Mary Ellis      Leila Martin,*                 

Jim Forman       James Congdon, *

 Paul Donner                    Russell Hardie, 

 

 

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June 9

Monique Van Vooren hosting

by Irving Elman

Cast

Mrs. Mace                           Augusta Dabney, *

Mr. Mace                          Wesley Addy, *

Lieutenant Ryer                                 Mike Constantine

 

Drama of a man who is found murdered in the apartment of his business partner.

The police lieutenant finds the gun in another girl's room with the murdered man's blood on her dressing gown.  Mace indicates that she murdered Wing, and pretends to have lied in order to protect her.

Mrs. Mace indicates that she once loved Wing.  Ryer discovers the phone had been tapped.  Mace tries to kill his wife and make it look like suicide.  Mace is a rat.  He'll get his tomorrow.  (Me:  LOL).

 

June 16

by Harry Junkin

Kathryn Murray hosting

Cast

                      Barbara Wilkins, 

                   Bill Mason, 

                                  John Gibson*   

                                    John Napier*

 

June 23

?

 by Harry Junkin

Kathryn Murray hosting

Cast

                    Martin Brooks, *

                        Merle Albertson, 

                     John Marley,

                                 Robert Dane

 

June 30

?

 by Bob Corcoran

Martha Scott returns as hostess

Cast

     Joan Stanton     Georgann Johnson,*

  Carl Stanton     House Jameson, *

Dr. Tom  Harper            Frank Overton, 

Bill Stanton      Lee Bergere, *

Leo Stanton        Grant Sullivan*

 

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July 7

by William Kendall Clarke

Betty White hosting

Cast

                            Lillian Schaaf,

                             Staats Costworth,*

                      Richard Kendrick, 

                         Eli Mintz, *

                        Dort Clark

 

July 14

?

 by Bob Corcoran

Frank Farrell hosting

cast

                              Valerie Cossart, *

                               Paul Stevens, *

                                  Millette Alexander,*

                                Truman Smith          

 

July 21

?

 by Bob Corcoran

Kathryn Murray hosting

Cast

Ed Howe            Ed Peck,*

Charles Crail          Richard Robbins, 

Police Lieutenant Slade     Mike Constantine, 

Susan ___  Crail     Katherine Balfour,

Frank Lannon          Ray Boyle

 

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July 28

?

 by George Lowther

Kathryn Murray hosting

Cast

Professor John Harker      Lin McCarthy,

 Kathy Westbrooke       Loretta Daye,    

Pamela Cooper      Phyllis Newman*

 

Gripping story of two women---a teacher and a cute little co-ed---who struggle for the affections of a handsome professor.

Furious after hearing of the vicious campus rumors, Prof. John Harkins learns who's responsible for the smear campaign.

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Aug 4

?

 by Bob Corcoran

Betty White hosting

Cast

Nancy Harrison                         Delores Mann,

  "Victim"                      Alan Bergman,

Matt Harrison                      Ralph Dunn, 

"Cop"                                 Ian Martin*

 

Nancy Harrison warns her father's newest victim-to-be to avoid any deals.

A "cop" shows up to take Matt Harrison to jail.

Ex-conman Harrison is stopped from making a foolish mistake

 

August 11

?

 by Joe Cochran

Betty White hosting

Cast

Chris Jones                          Jim Kelly,

 "Widow" Warren          Augusta Dabney, *

                     Belle Flower, *

Captain Storm                                    Stuart   McIntosh,*

  Toby                            Richard Warren,

                                          Humphrey Davis*

A methodic man charts a course he hopes will lead to marriage, but finds the goal quite distant.

Toby and Chris Jones make a list of eligible widows.

Chris pulls a "Miles Standish" on Widow Warren.  Although he calls on her to pave the way for Capt. Storm's coming proposal, Chris decides he'd like her for himself.

Despite Toby's proposal, Widow Warren doesn't care to change her marital status.

 

 

Aug 18

?                       15 episode story

 by William Kendall Clarke

Cast

Sergeant John MacGregor       Mark Roberts, *

Cass Hobart         Joanne Linville, 

Roy Morlock            Mel Ruick, *

  Ethel Demarest                       Marian Winters,

?Charles Demarest?                                      Ford Rainey,

 Louis Ormont         Frank Schofield, *

                                           Fred Beir,*

                                                       Ruth McDevitt*

Policewoman cracks a baffling murder case when the guilty party makes one false move.

Policewoman Cass Hobart (Joanne Linville) is assigned to protect philanthropist Charles Demarest, whose life has been threatened.

Louis Ormont sneaks into Cass' house.

Although found asleep with a suicide note by his side, Ormont insists he didn't write it.

Ethel Demarest spends the night with Cass but mysteriously disappears before morning, leaving behind only an unexplained bloodstain.

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Sept 8

?

 by Michelle Cousin

Cast

  Mary Kay Stearns               Mary Kay Stearns

 Johnny Stearns                 Johnny Stearns, 

Christopher Stearns                Christopher Stearns,

_____ Stearns                Sally Kemp,

Dean Hardwick                         Katherine Meskill*

 

Considering Johnny Stearns for a promotion, Dean Hardwick pays an impromptu call while the couple is having a knock-down-drag-out fight.

 

(Stars of the sitcom Mary Kay and Johnny.

 

Sept 15

Final week, rerun of Nov 55 episode.

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