CTVA US Adventure - "Rescue 8" (Screen Gems/syndicated) (1958-60) starring Jim Davis

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Rescue 8 (1958-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger, Sal Crisanti, Rina Fox, Richard Yokley (#13)
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)
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RESCUE 8
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Wilbert Productions, Inc.
in association with
Screen Gems, Inc
a subsidiary of Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.

for
First-Run Syndication
Producer
Herbert B. Leonard
ASSISTANT TO THE PRODUCER: JESSY LASKY,JR. AND JERRY THOMAS
ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS: ROBERT G. WALKER AND LEROY M. SMITH
PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR: GEORGE R. RATCHELLER
SERIES FORMAT CREATED BY PAUL FREES AND GEORGE DRAINE

US Adventure series 1958-60    73 episodes x 30 min bw
starring

Jim Davis as Wes Cameron
Lang Jeffries as Skip Johnson
recurring cast:
Nancy Rennick as Patty Johnson
Mary K. Cleary as Susan Johnson
Tom McKee as Chief

Premise:
Two fire/rescue partners get involved in dangerous rescue situations.
A forerunner of "Emergency"

Other Credits:
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DIRECTORS INCLUDED:
ROBERT G. WALKER, LARRY DOHENY, LEW LANDERS, IRVING J. MOORE
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ASSISTANT DIRECTORS INCLUDED:
STANLEY NEUFIELD AND LEONARD KATZMAN
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WRITERS INCLUDED:
JESSE LASKY,JR., JERRY THOMAS, ARTHUR W. ROWE, VICTOR MCLEOD, JOHN O'DEA
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STORY EDITOR: CY CHERMAK
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SUPERVISING FILM EDITOR: RICHARD CURRIER
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MUSIC SUPERVISOR EDWARD J. FORSYTH
MAIN AMD END TITLE THEME STANLEY J. KAYAWA
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FILMING LOCATIONS:
IN AND AROUND THE LOS ANGELES AREA AND THE COLUMBIA STUDIOS BACKLOT

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Syndicated Program
Listed in production number order.

1.1 [--] Rescue 8: THE FERRIS WHEEL (Pilot Episode) [verified -SC]
Screen Gems prod. no. 1 (copyright date 23Sep58)
Directed by Robert G. Walker
Teleplay by Gene L. Coon & Loren Dayle
Story by George Draine
Starring:
Jim Davis (as Wes Cameron), Lang Jeffries (as Skip Johnson)
Guest cast:
Rand Brooks
Jeanne Bates
Sidney Smith
Gina Gillespie
Recurring Cast:
Nancy Rennick ...... Patty Johnson (recurring)
Mary K. Cleary ..... Susan Johnson (recurring)
Synopsis 1:
A mother and her young child are trapped high above the ground on a
ferris wheel at an amusement park. Wes Cameron and Skip Johnson arrive
on the scene and devise a plan to bring down the woman and her child. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
A woman and child are trapped in the top seat of a ferris wheel. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A woman, recently released from a mental institution, is trapped when a
giant ferris wheel snaps and is tipped perilously over water. [TA]
Synopsis 4:
Rescuers go after a deranged woman and her small daughter who are
trapped at the top of a broken ferris wheel. [TA]
*Note:
Filmed in part at Gilmore Field at the time the baseball field was
being demolished to make way for CBS Television City, and at the Santa
Monica Pier. [RF]
(Synd: 8Dec1958, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 27Apr59, WGN-9, Chicago, Mon. 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 28Nov60, WGN-9, Chicago, Mon. 8:30pm)

1.2 [--] Rescue 8: 102 TO BAKERSFIELD
Screen Gems prod. no. 2 (copyright date 30Sep58)
Producer Herbert Leonard
Teleplay by Loren Dayle
Directed by Robert G. Walker
Guest cast:
Douglas Dick ...... Nick
Toni Gerry ........ Terry
Vicky Lee
Dennis Moore
Synopsis 1:
A robber hijacks a bus and takes it into an area being dynamited. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A cross-country bus carrying a desperate holdup man is buried by a dynamite blast. [TA]
(Synd: 15Dec58, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 04May59, WGN-9, Chicago, Mon. 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 05Dec60, WGN-9, Chicago, Mon. 8:30pm)

1.3 [--] Rescue 8: THE CLIFF
Screen Gems prod. no. 3 (copyright date 20Oct58)
Guest cast:
Rand Brooks ........... Tom Hickey
Synopsis:
The rescue men try to save a young Jimmy who fell to the ledge of  a cliff. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Two men work against time trying to save the life of a young boy who has falled off a cliff. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
Rescue men work desperately to save a little boy who has fallen from
a cliff onto a projecting ledge. [TA]
(Synd: 04Nov58 CBS-WNAC-TV ch. 7 Boston, Ma., Tue )
(Synd: 29Dec58, WGN-9, Chicago, Mon 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 11May59, WGN-9, Chicago, Mon. 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 12Dec60, WGN-9, Chicago, Mon. 8:30pm)

1.4 [--] Rescue 8: THE SUBTERRANEAN CITY
Screen Gems prod. no. 4 (copyright date 13Oct58)
Guest cast:
Warren Oates ...... Pete
Ralph Votrian ..... Whitey
Synopsis 1:
Wes and Skip search for a child lost in a storm-sewer system. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Rescue workers Wes Cameron and Skip Johnson run into unexpected trouble
while searching for a child lost in the Los Angeles sewer system. [TA]
(Synd: 12Jan59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 25May1959, WGN-9, Chicago, Mon. 8:30pm)

1.5 [--] Rescue 8: THE CAGE [verified -RY]
Screen Gems prod. no. 5 (copyright date 07Oct58)
Produced by Herbert B. Leonard
Written by Jesse Lasky, Jr.
Directed by Robert G. Walker
Guest Cast:
Ruta Lee ............. Ann Dagget
Jack Weston .......... Walt Dagget
William Phipps ....... Don Gordon
Norman Leavitt ....... 1st Zoo Attendant
Chet Stratten ........ Intern
Tyler McVey .......... Sheriff
Synopsis 1:
Wes tries to save a crazed killer trapped in a bear pit. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wes tries to save a crazed killer (jealous ex-husband) trapped in
a bear pit at the Griffith Park Zoo. [RY]
Synopsis 3:
The rescue squad tries to save a crazed killer who is trapped at
the bottom of a bear pit. [TA]
(Synd: 02Feb59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.6 [--] Rescue 8: THE CRACKUP [verified -RY]
Screen Gems prod. no. 6 (copyright date 21Oct58)
Produced by Herbert B. Leonard
Teleplay by Wilton Schiller and Jack Laird from a Story by Arthur W. Rowe
Directed by Robert G. Walker
Guest cast:
Bruce Bennett ..... Riley Jackson
Evelyn Dunn ....... Barbara Jackson
Ellen Corby ....... Mrs. Kimbrough
Malcolm Atterbury ... Jed Kimbrough
Gloria Henry ...... Joan
Synopsis 1:
Wes realizes he will not be able to free a pregnant woman from a plane
wreck before her baby is born. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wes' friend Riley Jackson is arriving in a plane he is piloting with
his pregnant wife. When Riley is making his final approach to the
airport, he successfully avoids a mid air collision with another plane but
then crashes his plane in a valley outside of the airport. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A pregnant woman is a passenger in a private plane that smashes into a hillside. [TA]
(Synd: 19Jan59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 01June1959, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.7 [--] Rescue 8: THE AMMONIA TRAP
Screen Gems prod. no. 7 (copyright date 14Oct58)
Synopsis 1:
An earthquake shakes Los Angeles and traps three men in an ice
vault. Rescue workers Wes and Skip find added trouble at the vault
when an ammonia pipe snaps.
Synopsis 2:
An earthquake traps three men in an ice vault with a broken ammonia pipeline. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
Three men, trapped in an ice vault, face a new danger from escaping  ammonia gas. [TA]
(Synd: 18Nov58 CBS-WNAC-TV ch. 7 Boston, MA. Tue)
(Synd: 05Jan59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 18May1959, WGN-9, Chicago, Mon. 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 20Jun62 WEWS-5, Cleveland, Wed 7:00pm)

1.8 [--] Rescue 8: THE CHASM
Screen Gems prod. no. 8 (copyright date 11Nov58)
Guest cast:
Ralph Moody ....... Ollie
William Phipps .... Jim
Synopsis 1:
The rescue team must save a man and his son-in-law from the side of a dam. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wes and Skip have the problem of rescuing two men who have slid down the face of a dam. [TA]
(Synd: 26Jan59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 19Oct1959, WGN-9, Chicago, Mon. 8:30pm)

1.9 [--] Rescue 8: THE STEEL MOUNTAIN
Screen Gems prod. no. 9 (copyright date 10Nov58)
Guest cast:
Michael Dante ..... Mickey
Synopsis 1:
Searching for stolen loot, a man gets trapped between two trolley cars. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
$20,000, stolen from a bank and hidden in a trolley car now piled high
on a junk heap at Terminal Island, is the object of a hunt. [TA]
(Synd: 09Feb1959, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.10 [--] Rescue 8: FIND THAT BOMB! [verified -RY]
Screen Gems prod. no. 10 (copyright date 18Nov58)
Produced by Herbert B. Leonard
Written by Jesse Lasky, Jr.
Directed by Robert G. Walker
Guest Cast:
*Barbara Hayden ......... Kit Shocky
Michael Conners ......... Joe Shocky
Ernestine Barrier ....... Mrs. DuRand
Stanley Farrar .......... Doctor
Joel Fricano ............ Yacht Officer
Jon Lormer ............ Motel Manager
Kenneth R. MacDonald ...... Sheriff No. 1
Tony Dante .............. Sheriff No. 2
*Barbara Hayden was married to writer Jesse Lasky, Jr.
Synopsis 1:
The team makes a frantic search for a time bomb left aboard a yacht. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
An unscrupulous fortune hunter places a time bomb on board his
mother-in-law's yacht before she can change her will. [TA]
Synopsis 3:
Wes Cameron and Skip Johnson search for the bomb which a fortune hunter
planted on his mother-in-law's yacht so she will be blown up before she
can change her will. [TA]
(Synd: 16Feb1959, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd: 21Nov62 WBTV-3, Charlotte, NC, Wed. 6:00pm)

1.11 [--] Rescue 8: THE CAVE-IN [verified -RY]
Screen Gems prod. no. 11 (copyright date 08Dec58)
Produced by Herbert B. Leonard
Written by Jerry Thomas, Howard J. Green
Directed by Robert G. Walker
Guest cast:
Will Wright ......... Ezra OR Eira Wilkins
Grace Field ......... Lucy Wilkins
Paul Frees .......... Ted Dexter
Frank Gerstle ....... Building Inspector
Lennie Bremen ....... Cab Driver
Paul Davis .......... Intern
Synopsis:
A man is buried waist-deep in a dirt pit with the soil level rising each minute.
Synopsis 2:
An elderly man wants to build his grandchildren a swimming pool and
manually excavates the ground when the sidewall gives way.
Synopsis 3:
Wes and Skip are called upon to rescue an elderly man from a pit where
the slightest pressure causes more soil to fall back into the hole. [TA]
(Synd: 23Feb1959, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.12 [--] Rescue 8: THE BELLS OF FEAR [verified -RY]
Screen Gems prod. no. 12 (copyright date 02Dec58)
Produced by Herbert B. Leonard
Teleplay by Jesse Lasky, Jr. from a Story by George Draine
Directed by Robert G. Walker
Guest Cast:
Eduardo Cianelli ....... Ben Kopek/Kopak
Russell Johnson ........ Reverend Friend
Paul L. Burns .......... Mathers
Joe Flynn .............. Doc Stacey
Synopsis 1:
On Christmas Eve, a clockmaker gets caught in the bell mechanism of a church clock. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A clockmaker gets his wrist caught in the mechanism of church chimes. [TA]
Synopsis 3:
A clockmaker, fixing church chimes on Christmas Eve, is caught in the
mechanism which sounds the chimes. [TA]
(Synd: 22Dec58, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd: 08Jan59 KHSL-12, Chico, CA, Thursday 6:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 26Oct59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 19Dec60, WGN-9, Chicago, Mon. 8:30pm)

1.13 [--] Rescue 8: DANGER! 20,000 VOLTS [verified -RY]
Screen Gems prod. no. 13 (copyright date 22Dec58)
Guest cast:
Anne Gwynne ....... Martha
John Pickard ...... Fred
Synopsis 1:
A derailed train is trapped under exposed high-voltage wires so that
any passenger trying to leave will be electrocuted. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
The story of an express train which is derailed with all the passengers aboard. [TA]
(Synd: 02Mar1959, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

 1.14 [--] Rescue 8: THE SCRAP IRON JUNGLE
Screen Gems prod. no. 14 (copyright date 09Dec58)
Guest cast:
Sue George ........ Candy
Rebecca Welles .... Madge
Ray Walker ........ Salesman
Synopsis 1:
Fleeing police, two girls hide in a junked auto, not knowing it's about
to be dropped into a hot press. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Two female hitch hikers wanted by police accept a ride from a truckdriver
to an auto salvage yard where they decide to hide out. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
Two girls are trapped in a car which is about to be pressed into scrap iron. [TA]
(Synd: 09Mar59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.15 [--] Rescue 8: CALAMITY COACH
Screen Gems prod. no. 15 (copyright date 04Jan59)
Synopsis 1:
During the filming of a movie, a stagecoach goes off trail and tumbles down the
mountain with three actors trapped inside. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A Western star, wedded to a young actress, reaches a crisis in his married life. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A fading western actor, feeling that he is jeopardizing his wife's career,
decides to end his life. [TA]
(Synd: 03Feb59 CBS-WNAC-TV ch. 7 Boston, MA., Tue)
(Synd: 16Mar59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd 04Sep59, WABC-7, New York City, Friday 10:30pm)

1.16 [--] Rescue 8: SECRET OF THE MISSION
Screen Gems prod. no. 16 (copyright date 05Jan59)
Guest cast:
Rafael Campos ......... Carlos
J. Pat O'Malley ....... Father Flynn
Synopsis:
A young thief is trapped at the scene of his crime
when a church ceiling collapses. [RF]
Synopsis:
Wes and Skip are called in to extract a parolee and a
priest from a cave-in under a chapel.
(Synd: 23Mar59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.17 [--] Rescue 8: TRIAL BY FIRE
Screen Gems prod. no. 17 (copyright date 07Jan59)
Directed by William Beaudine
Guest cast:
James Best ........ Chad Kern
Edith Evanson ..... Mrs. Kern
Synopsis 1:
Skip makes a deadly enemy of another rescue man. Then the two meet at a factory fire. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A fledgling rescue man is ostracized by Skip. [TA]
(Synd: 30Mar59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.18 [--] Rescue 8: HIGH HAZARD
Screen Gems prod. no. 18 (copyright date 12Jan59)
Guest Cast:
Robert Clarke ..... Mark Stanton
Regina Gleason .... Sandra Gale
Howard Wendell .... Mr. Stanton
Synopsis 1:
An old man's life is endangered when his nephew's wife switches medical reports. [RF/TA]
Synopsis 2:
A young girl's ingenious plan to kill her husband's uncle nearly ends in disaster. [TA]
(Synd: 06Apr1959, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 23Nov62 WECT-6, Wilmington, Friday 9:00pm)

1.19 [--] Rescue 8: RUBBER GOLD
Screen Gems prod. no. 19 (copyright date 19Jan59)
Guest cast:
Mike Mazurki ...... Rockie
Roy Barcroft ...... Kolb
Synopsis 1:
In a tire plant, Wes and Skip must find a wounded man who is half blind. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A nearly blind ex-boxer becomes an unwitting accomplice to a tire robbery. [TA]
Synopsis 3:
An ex-boxer, wounded and bleeding, is trapped in a mountain of
loose tires in a rubber plant. [TA]
(Synd: 13Apr59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 20Nov61 WBRE-28, Wilkes-Barre, Monday 7:30pm)

1.20 [--] Rescue 8: FLASH FLOOD [verified -SC]
Screen Gems prod. no. 20 (copyright date 26Jan59)
Directed by Lew Landers
Written by Jesse Lasky Jr.
Starring:
Jim Davis (as Wes Cameron), Lang Jeffries (as Skip Johnson)
Guest cast:
John Carradine
Virginia Christine .. Millie
William Tannen
Robert B. Williams
Recurring Cast:
Nancy Rennick ...... Patty Johnson (recurring)
Mary K. Cleary ..... Susan Johnson (recurring)
Synopsis 1:
During a serious flash flood outside the Los Angleles area, Wes
Cameron and Skip Johnson attempt to evacuate an eccentric old man and
his daughter from the on-coming flood waters. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Threatened by a flood, a demented man (John Carradine) sets
a series of traps to discourage his rescue.
Synopsis 3:
Wes and Skip run into difficulty when they try to aid an old man
and his daughter in their escape from Ivy Canyon. [TA]
(Synd: 20Apr59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.21 [--] Rescue 8: INITIATION TO DANGER
Screen Gems prod. no. 21 (copyright date 02Feb59)
Guest cast:
James Beck ........ Rocklin
Tommy Ivo ......... Paul
Synopsis 1:
A freshman hazing ends in disaster: a boy is locked in a water tank
with the water running. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A school initiation challenge endangers a boy who must climb to the top
of a water tower to retrieve his keys which his peers have dropped into
the water tank. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A star football player is barred from an important game because of failing
grades in chemistry. [TA]
(Synd: 08June59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
Synopsis 4:
A dull-witted football player hazes the freshman son of a hated professor.
Ordering the boy into a water tank on a pretext, Rocklin turns on the water
valve; then the handle breaks off. [TA]
(Synd: 18Jun59, WSAZ-3, Huntington, West Virginia, Thursday, 8:00pm)

1.22 [--] Rescue 8: DISASTER TOWN
Screen Gems prod. no. 22 (copyright date 09Feb59)
Guest cast:
Gail Kobe ......... Ellen
Jay North ......... Jimmy
Synopsis 1:
While searching for her son in a ghost town, a woman falls
through a rotting floor. [RF]
Synopsis:
Chuck and Skip rescue a woman who has fallen through the floor of
an abandoned building. [TA]
(Synd: 15June59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.23 [--] Rescue 8: A HANDFUL OF VENGEANCE
Screen Gems prod. no. 23 (copyright date 16Feb59)
Guest cast:
Peter Brocco ...... Stephano
Anne Bellamy ...... Mary
Synopsis 1:
A madman locks a family and the rescue team in a burning house. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A deranged pyromaniac attacks a forest fire warden, shoots the warden's
wife and locks their two young children in the basement. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
Skip and Wes are confronted by an escaped inmate of a mental institution. [TA]
(Synd: 22Jun59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
Synopsis 4:
An escapee from a mental asylum is found sleeping in the forest by a
young boy who thinks the man has had a heart attack. [TA]
(Synd: 16Jul59, WSAZ-3, Huntington, West Virginia, Thursday, 8:00pm)

1.24 [--] Rescue 8: FORTY FIVE FATHOMS, DEAD OR ALIVE
Screen Gems prod. no. 24 (copyright date 23Feb59)
Synopsis:
Co-owners of a diving and salvage business try to locate a submerged boat ladened with gold. [TA]
(Synd: 29June59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.25 [--] Rescue 8: CHILDREN OF THE SUN
Screen Gems prod. no. 25 (copyright date 02Mar59)
Synopsis: (probably #1.25)
Skip's mother-in-law joins a mystical cult which is obviously a con-game. [TA]
(Synd: 06July59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.26 [--] Rescue 8: INTERNATIONAL INCIDENT
Screen Gems prod. no. 26 (copyright date 09Mar59)
Guest cast:
Roberto Cabal ..... Prince
Lou Krugman ....... Panda Lal
Synopsis 1:
A prince's life is endangered by assassins who tampered with his car's brakes. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wes and Skip find themselves working under gunfire when assassins try
to kill them as they seek to rescue a prince who is an important link
in the good neighbor policy toward the far east. [TA]
(Synd: 13Jul59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.27 [--] Rescue 8: NINE MINUTES TO LIVE
Screen Gems prod. no. 27 (copyright date 16Mar59)
Guest cast:
Howard Wright ..... Higgins
Frank Ferguson .... Sam Barston
Bert Remsen ....... Andrew Ramsey
Synopsis 1:
After setting a time bomb in an abandoned shaft, a mining engineer
slips and breaks his leg. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
An engineer is trapped in a mine with a time bomb set to go off. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
Wes and Skip are enlisted to aid an engineer who has been trapped in
a mine after setting a time bomb. [TA]
(Synd: 10Aug59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 10Sep63 WBRC-6, Birmingham, AL, Sun. 12:00 noon)

1.28 [--] Rescue 8: NO TRESPASSING
Screen Gems prod. no. 28 (copyright date 23Mar59)
Guest cast:
Jason Johnson ..... Clem
Patricia Blair .... Jane
Richard Rust ...... Ronald Henshaw
Synopsis 1:
Wes is forced to operate on an appendicitis victim while a doctor instructs him by phone. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
The driver of a car in which Wes and Skip are riding has an appendicitus
attack and loses control of the vehicle. [TA]
Synopsis 3:
Wes and Skip are forced to remove a man's appendix. [TA]
(Synd: 17Aug59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 27Jul63 Ch.12 WISN CBS, Wisconsin, Sat 5:30 pm)

1.29 [--] Rescue 8: THREE MEN IN A VAULT
Screen Gems prod. no. 29 (copyright date 30Mar59)
Synopsis 1:
An earthquake traps three men in an ice vault with a broken ammonia pipe line. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Skip and Wes rescue an accountant and two robbers locked in an air-tight vault. [TA]
(Synd: 24Aug59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.30 [--] Rescue 8: THE WALKING DEATH
Screen Gems prod. no. 30 (copyright date 06Apr59)
Directed by William Beaudine
Guest cast:
Johnny Seven ...... Ralph Blaikey
Synopsis 1:
An all-points alarm is sounded for a sailor, gone AWOL to see his new son,
when authorities come to suspect that he's a victim of typhoid fever. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
An AWOL sailor is suspected of having typhoid fever. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
Local authorities put an all-points search for a sailor who could be
carrying typhoid fever after he jumps ship to see his newborn son. [TA]
(Synd: 31Aug59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 1Dec63 WBRC-6, Birmingham, Ala., Sunday 12:00 noon)

1.31 [--] Rescue 8: TOWER OF HATE
Screen Gems prod. no. 31 (copyright date 13Apr59)
Synopsis:
An ex-prisoner of war decides to even the score when he discovers that the
man who scarred his arm with a bayonnet is living in his home town. [TA]
(Synd: 7Sep59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

 1.32 [--] Rescue 8: DANGER IN PARADISE
Screen Gems prod. no. 32 (copyright date 23Apr59)
Guest cast:
Suzanne Lloyd ..... Marge
William Swan ...... Pete
Synopsis 1:
A night watchman at a movie studio chases a pair of intruders onto a
shaky catwalk high above the stage. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wes and Skip attempt to rescue an elderly watchman trapped high above
the sets of a sound stage. [TA]
(Synd: 20Jul59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.33 [--] Rescue 8: HOUR OF RAGE
Screen Gems prod. no. 33 (copyright date 27Apr59)
********* No synopsis ************
(Synd: 14Sep59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.34 [--] Rescue 8: IF THE BOUGH BREAKS (aka "When the Bough Breaks")
Screen Gems prod. no. 34 (copyright date 04May59)
Producer Herbert B. Leonard
Directed by William Beaudine
Written by Jesse L. Lasky Jr.
Starring:
Jim Davis (as Wes Cameron), Lang Jeffries (as Skip Johnson)
Guest cast:
Emerson Treacy ..... Charlie
Hope Summers ....... Dora
Sally Fraser ....... Dot
Mary K. Cleary ..... Susan Johnson (recurring)
Synopsis:
A huge branch crushes a man against the trunk of a tree he's sawing. [RF]
(Synd: 27Jul59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.35 [--] Rescue 8: HIGH PRESSURE
Screen Gems prod. no. 35 (copyright date 11May59)
********* No synopsis ************
(Synd: 03Aug59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.36 [--] Rescue 8: ONE MORE STEP [verified -SC]
Screen Gems prod. no. 36 (copyright date 18May59)
Directed By Robert G. Walker
Written By Jerry Thomas
Guest Cast:
Kaye Elhardt ...... Melinda Stark
Tracey Roberts .... Rose Remson
Wally Cassell ..... Johnny French
Voltaire Perkins .. Mr. Stark
Nolan Leary ....... Mr. Vogel
Rita Duncan ....... The Waitress
Sally Todd ........ The First Girl
Synopsis 1:
Wes Cameron and Skip Johnson come to the aid of a woman who fell from a
theater balcony breaking her fall by clinging to a rope. The rescue
team must devise a way to bring the woman to safety without serious injury. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
An actress falls from a catwalk into a network of hoist ropes. [RF]
(Synd: 21Sep59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

1.37 [--] Rescue 8: LEFT HOOK TO HADES
Screen Gems prod. no. 37 (copyright date 25May59)

Synopsis:
Wes and Skip respond to a call that an unknown man has been pushed off Mount Lee. [TA]
(Synd: 28Sep59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown (possibly #37 "Left Hook to Hades")
Guest cast:
Walter Duke ....... Lou
Walter Burke ...... Thompson
Lester Maxwell .... Terry
Synopsis:
A boxer refuses to throw a fight and is attacked by gangsters. [RF]


1.38 [--] Rescue 8: THE TRAP
Screen Gems prod. no. 38 (copyright date 01Jun59)
Synopsis:
An ex-convict has a chance to become a hero during a factory explosion. [TA]
(Synd: 05Oct59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
1.xx [--] Rescue 8: (title possibly "The Trap") [credits verified -SC]
Directed by Robert G. Walker
Written by Arthur W. Rowe
Guest cast:
Robert Cornthwaite
Barry Cahill
William Boyett
Sidney Smith
Robin Lory
Anne Bellamy
Earl Hassen
Synopsis:
Wes and Skip respond to an explosion at a chemical plant creating a dangerous spill of nitric acid. [SC]

1.39 [--] Rescue 8: DEATH FOR HIRE
Screen Gems prod. no. 39 (copyright date 08Jun59)
Synopsis 1:
A fisherman is forced to ferry two kidnappers and their political hostage to an offshore ship. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
A fisherman accepts money to ferry two men and their captive to an offshire ship. [TA]
(Synd: 12Oct59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Rerun: 31Oct64 on WABC-7, NYC, Saturday 3:00pm)

################## Rescue 8 ##################
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Syndicated Program
Episodes listed in production number order.

2.1 [40] Rescue 8: SUITCASE FIREMAN
Screen Gems prod. no. 40 (copyright date 25Sep59)

Guest cast:
Brett King ........ Jackson
Richard Benedict .. Gander
Synopsis 1:
Chased by a gunman, a man falls onto a steel girder next to a roaring furnace. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wes and Skip respond to a call to rescue a man who has been beaten
unconscious and is trapped on a steel girder next to a roaring furnace. [TA]
(Synd: 7Dec59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 25Apr1960, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.2 [41] Rescue 8: THE ROCK PRISON
Screen Gems prod. no. 41 (copyright date 24Sep59)
Synopsis 1:
An adventure club member becomes trapped inside a cave while trying
to reach for a flashlight which dropped. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Skip and Wes are aided by a trapeze artist in their attempt to
rescue a man trapped in a narrow shaft in a cave. [TA]
(Synd: 14Dec59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
Synopsis 3:
A boy falls into a crevice while exploring a cave. [TA]
(Synd: 15Oct59, WTAE-4, Pittsburgh, Thursday 7:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 5Sep60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown (possibly #2.2 "The Rock Prison")
Guest cast:
William Bakewell .. Rusty
Robert Crosson .... Will
Synopsis:
While exploring a cave, a boy falls into a shaft too narrow for rescuers to enter. [RF]


2.3 [42] Rescue 8: FOOL'S GOLD
Screen Gems prod. no. 42 (copyright date 24Sep59)
Guest cast:
Peter Brocco ...... Manuel
Marc Cavell ....... Freddy
Synopsis 1:
Robbers drop an unconscious watchman into a maze of pipes leading to a grain elevator. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wes and Skip must find and rescue a man who has been dropped into a
manhole leading to grain elevator bins.[TA]
(Synd: 21Dec59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 9May60, WGN-9, Chicago, Mon. 8:30pm)

2.4 [43] Rescue 8: PAID IN FULL
Screen Gems prod. no. 43 (copyright date 30Sep59)

2.xx [--] Rescue 8: (possibly #2.4 "Paid in Full")
Synopsis:
Wes and Skip aid their friend Carter in rescuing a gangster who has been
threatening Barney's life. [TA]
(Synd: 28Dec59, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 16May60, WGN-9, Chicago, Mon. 8:30pm)

2.5 [44] Rescue 8: DANGEROUS SALVAGE
Screen Gems prod. no. 44 (copyright date 07Oct59)
Synopsis:
An explosion pins a young man in the hold of a ship. [TA]
(Synd: 04Jan60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd. Repeat: 23May60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.6 [45] Rescue 8: 3 MILE BOMB
Screen Gems prod. no. 45 (copyright date 14Oct59)
Starring:
Jim Davis (as Wes Cameron), Lang Jeffries (as Skip Johnson)
Guest cast:
Walter Sande ....... Joe
Joe Bryant ......... Billy
Marjorie Owens ..... Madge
Tom McKee .......... Chief
Synopsis 1:
A tank truck carrying highly combustible butane overturns on the
freeway, pinning one of the drivers. Rescue efforts are hampered and
leaking gas endangers the community. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Wes and Skip work to free a driver from his overturned truck which is
leaking deadly gas. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A truck filled with highly combustible butane, turns over and Wes and
Skip are called upon to rescue a man pinned in the cab. [TA]
(Synd: 11Jan60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd: 20Aug60, Ch12; Saturday at 6:00pm)
(Synd. Repeat: 30May60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.7 [46] Rescue 8: NOT FOR GLORY
Screen Gems prod. no. 46 (copyright date 02Oct59)

2.xx [--] Rescue 8: (possibly #2.7 "Not for Glory")
Synopsis:
Skip finds himself in the position of trying to rescue a young souvenir
hunter who has been trapped in a situation similar to one in which Wes was injured. [TA]
(Synd: 18Jan60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.8 [47] Rescue 8: FORCED LANDING
Screen Gems prod. no. 47 (copyright date 07Oct59)
Guest cast:
Ralph Dumke ....... Jerry
Ralph Votrian ..... Steve
Synopsis 1:
A tyrannical father who is an airplane pilot and his son fly their 4
seat propeller plane to a secluded place for a hunting trip when he is
bitten by a rattler and has a heart-attack. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Jerry is bitten by a rattler and the only one who can help is his son. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
Wes and Skip teach a domineering father a lesson. [TA]
(Synd. 25Nov59, KRON-4, San Francisco, CA, Wed. 6:30pm)
(Synd: 25Jan60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.9 [48] Rescue 8: SMASHOUT
Screen Gems prod. no. 48 (copyright date 03Oct59)
Guest cast:
Dean Stanton ...... Landers
Synopsis 1:
A convict escapes from prison with Wes and Skip as hostages. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wes and Skip become hostages of a prison farm inmate who has faked a
heart attack so he can escape and talk his wife out of a divorce. [TA]
(Synd: 01Feb60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.10 [49] Rescue 8: RUNAWAY
Screen Gems prod. no. 49 (copyright date 03Oct59)
Guest cast:
Ralph Moody ....... Grandpa
Lee Aaker ......... Billy
Synopsis 1:
A runaway boy retreats to the woods where he meets an escaped lion. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A 10-year-old boy, disillusioned when he learns that none of his
grandfather's tall stories are true, runs away. Wes and Skip go to
his rescue when he seeks refuge in a tree. [TA]
(Synd: 08Feb60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.11 [50] Rescue 8: THE THIRD STRIKE
Screen Gems prod. no. 50 (copyright date 05Nov59)
Synopsis 1:
Hit by a baseball, a player suffers amnesia and frightening personality changes. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wes and Skip must subdue a young professional baseball player whose
brain is injured by a pitched ball. [TA]
(Synd: 15Feb60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.12 [51] Rescue 8: PITFALL
Screen Gems prod. no. 51 (copyright date 19Nov59)
Guest cast:
Linda Rand ........ Mary
Joel Crothers ..... Wayne
Synopsis 1:
A pretty teenager with a mad crush on Wes attempts to get his attention
by running up the side of an enormous gas tank. Her boyfriend goes to
her aid and catches his leg in one of the tank's rollers. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
When a pretty teenager climbs a gas tank to attract attention, her
boy friend tries to rescue her and get his leg caught in one of the giant rollers.
Synopsis 3:
A teenager gets his leg caught in a gas tank's giant rollers. [RF]
(Synd. 23Dec1959, KRON-4, San Francisco, CA, Wed. 6:30pm)
(Synd: 22Feb1960, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 10Oct1960, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.13 [52] Rescue 8: HEAT WAVE
Screen Gems prod. no. 52 (copyright date 02Jul59)
Guest cast:
Barry Cahill ...... Carbo
Synopsis 1:
Two men are trapped above a vat of acid that's about to explode. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wes and Skip must rescue two men trapped above a steaming tank of
deadly acid. [TA]
(Synd: 29Feb60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd. 30Dec59, KRON-4, San Francisco, CA, Wed. 6:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 17Oct60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.14 [53] Rescue 8: THE BIRDMAN
Screen Gems prod. no. 53 (copyright date 26Nov59)

2.xx [--] Rescue 8: (possibly #2.14 "The Birdman")
Synopsis:
Wes and Skip, facing a departmental trial for interfering with a young
intern's duty, are called upon to rescue this same intern and his fiancee
when their car goes over a cliff. [TA]
(Synd: 07Mar60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.15 [54] Rescue 8: THE COLLISION
Screen Gems prod. no. 54 (copyright date 03Dec59)

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown (possibly #2.15 "The Collision")
Guest cast:
Jack Hilton ....... Ron
Nancy Marshall .... Ann
Synopsis:
After a collision, a young woman is left crushed behind the steering wheel. [RF]


2.16 [55] Rescue 8: LEAP FOR LIFE
Screen Gems prod. no. 55 (copyright date 10Dec59)
Synopsis:
Wes and Skip bring two former friends together during
a raging forest fire. [TA]
(Synd: 14Mar60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 24Oct60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
[--] Rescue 8: (possibly #2.16 "Leap for Life")
Guest cast:
Jay Silverheels ... Charlie
Synopsis:
Wes and Skip help Indian fire fighters battle a forest blaze. [RF]

2.17 [56] Rescue 8: THE SQUATTERS
Screen Gems prod. no. 56 (copyright date 10Dec59)

2.xx [--] Rescue 8: (possibly #2.17 "The Squatters")
Synopsis:
Wes and Skip are called upon to rescue a badly frightened
Tennessee couple. [TA]
(Synd: 21Mar1960, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.18 [57] Rescue 8: BACKFIRE
Screen Gems prod. no. 57 (copyright date 24Dec59)

Guest cast:
Dan Tobin ......... Larry
Roy Engel ......... Marty
Synopsis 1:
A publicity man's risky scheme leaves him trapped in a car
teetering above a deep precipice. [RF]
Synopsis:
A wealthy playboy falls in with a press agent's wild scheme for
a cross-country race and Wes and Skip are called in to rescue
him when his car goes over a ledge in the mountains. [TA]
(Synd: 28Mar60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 31Oct60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.19 [58] Rescue 8: HIGH EXPLOSIVE [verified -SC]
Screen Gems prod. no. 58 (copyright date 30Dec59)
Directed by Larry Doheny
Written by Cy Chermak & Victor McLeod
Guest cast:
Richard Chamberlain
John Hubbard ........ Randolph
Harriet MacGibbon
Neil Grant
George Conrad
Kenneth Strange
Robert B. Williams
Synopsis 1:
A Worker riding in the back of a delivery truck is trapped when the
vehicle looses it's brakes, over-turns, causing a fire and trapping
the man inside. Wes and Skip create a plan to rescue the man before
the truck explodes. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Wes rescues a spoiled rich boy (Richard Chamberlain) whose escape
from police ended in a crack-up. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
Wes and Skip must rescue the spoiled son of a wealthy woman when
he is trapped in an overturned truck loaded with nitrate. [TA]
(Synd: 04Apr60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 07Nov60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.20 [59] Rescue 8: ADD A PINCH OF DEATH
Screen Gems prod. no. 59 (copyright date 30Dec59)
Synopsis:
Wes and Skip attempt to rescue three men following an explosion in a laboratory. [TA]
(Synd: 11Apr60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 14Nov60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

[--] Rescue 8: (possibly #2.20 "Add a Pinch of Salt")
Guest cast:
Robert Boon ....... Max
Synopsis:
Although a second blast is expected, Wes goes in after two men trapped
in a lab explosion. [RF]

2.21 [60] Rescue 8: TEN MINUTES TO DOOMSDAY
Screen Gems prod. no. 60 (copyright date 14Jan60)
Synopsis:
Wes, Skip, and a demolition expert are kept on the move when
three recently constructed buildings are dynamited. [TA]
(Synd: 16Apr1960, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd Repeat: 21Nov60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.22 [61] Rescue 8: SQUARE TRIANGLE
Screen Gems prod. no. 61 (copyright date 17Feb60)
Guest cast:
Les Tremayne ...... Newcomb
William Kendis .... Vince
Marian Wright ..... Lucy
Synopsis:
A man falls during a fight over his fiancee and is precariously
suspended on a rotted pier. [RF]
Synopsis:
Wes and Skip work feverishly to get oxygen to an asthma victim
trapped beneath an old pier. [TA]
(Synd: 12Sep60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.23 [62] Rescue 8: TI-LING
Screen Gems prod. no. 62 (copyright date 18Feb60)
Guest cast:
Beal Wong ......... Ti-Ling
Judy Dan .......... Kim
James Hong ........ Jimmy
Synopsis 1:
A Chinese father who clings to the traditions of his ancestors refuses
to let his daughter marry into a family that has abandoned these customs.
A serious accident to the girl causes him to reconsider his views. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
A Chinese girl is buried under rubble after an explosion in her father's restaurant. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A Chinese girl, attempting suicide, blows up her father's restaurant
and is trapped in the wreckage. [TA]
(Synd: 13Jun60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
(Synd: 5Jul61 WHYN-40, Springfield, Mass., Wed 6:25pm)

2.24 [63] Rescue 8: LIFELINE
Screen Gems prod. no. 63 (copyright date 10Feb60)
Guest cast:
Tom Middleton ..... Evan
Charles Irwin ..... Cappy
Synopsis 1:
Wes and Skip race through a storm to repair a lighthouse and rescue its keeper. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Skip and Wes brave a stormy sea to rescue an aged lighthouse keeper
who catches his hand in the gear of a beacon light. [TA]
(Synd: 26Sep60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.25 [64] Rescue 8: HIGH LONELY
Screen Gems prod. no. 64 (copyright date 17Feb60)
Guest cast:
Johnny Seven ...... Ernie
Syd Saylor ........ Dan
Synopsis 1:
The rescue squad is called when a watchman climbs a smoke stack to replace
a burned out aircraft warning light and the ladder falls to the ground. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
A watchman is left dangling at the top of an airplane-warning tower. [RF]
(Synd: 27Jun60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.26 [65] Rescue 8: COMEBACK
Screen Gems prod. no. 65 (copyright date 03Mar60)
Guest cast:
Robert Warwick .... Woodward
Synopsis 1:
A retired actor is trapped on the tottering top floor of his mansion. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A former star of silent films is trapped in his ramshackled mansion.
(Synd: 04Jul1960, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.27 [66] Rescue 8: QUICKSAND
Screen Gems prod. no. 66 (copyright date 17Mar60)
starring:
Jim Davis (as Wes Cameron), Lang Jeffries (as Skip Johnson)
Guest Cast:
Dabbs Greer ....... Harvey
Adrienne Marden ... Harriet
Lea Frencesca
Synopsis 1:
A truck driver finds a fortune in abandoned loot. [RF]
(22Jun62 Ch.13 station?, Fri 7:30pm)
Synopsis 2:
Wes and Skip are called to a gravel plant to exhume a man buried beneath tons of sand. [TA]
(Synd: 11Jul60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)
Synopsis 3:
While fleeing gunmen, a man (Dabbs Greer) is buried in a landslide. [RF]

2.28 [67] Rescue 8: BREAKDOWN
Screen Gems prod. no. 67 (copyright date 7Jan60)
Guest cast:
Robert Redford .... Danny Tilford
Sara Selby ........ Mrs. Tilford
Synopsis 1:
Emotionally disturbed Danny Tilford (Robert Redford) causes his garage to collapse on himself. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A young man, victim of a mental breakdown, collapses while helping his
father convert their garage into a playroom. [TA]
(Synd: 18Jul60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.29 [68] Rescue 8: SCHOOL FOR VIOLENCE
Screen Gems prod. no. 68 (copyright date 24Mar60)
Guest cast:
Bill Erwin ........ Justin
George Brenlin .... Jess
Steve Pendleton
Synopsis 1:
A high-school principal is attacked by a gang of young hoodlums. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wes and Skip go to the rescue of a high school principal who has been
attacked by the Purple Dogs, a gang headed by a tough young boy. [TA]
(Synd: 25Jul60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.30 [69] Rescue 8: THE DEVIL'S CAVERN
Screen Gems prod. no. 69 (copyright date 30Mar60)

[--] Rescue 8: (possibly #69 "The Devil's Cavern" based on episode order)
Synopsis:
A recluse donates his property to the Valley Home for Boys. [TA]
(Synd: 01Aug60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.31 [70] Rescue 8: 13 STORIES UP
Screen Gems prod. no. 70 (copyright date 14Apr60)

Guest cast:
Walter Coy ........ Norris
Nancy Rennick
Synopsis 1:
Workers are trapped between floors in an elevator in a burning
building. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wes and Skip discover that three men are trapped in an elevator in
a burning building. [TA]
(Synd: 08Aug60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.32 [71] Rescue 8: DEEP DANGER
Screen Gems prod. no. 71 (copyright date 14Apr60)
Guest cast:
Constance Dane .... Helen
William Phipps .... Mike
Leo Needham ....... Reed
Synopsis 1:
Running from a burglar, a woman falls into an abandoned well left by an
oil-drilling team. [RF]
Synopsis 1:
A door-to-door saleswoman encounters a burglar while making a call and, in
her escape, falls into an abandoned hole left by an oil drilling team. [TA]
(Synd: 03Oct60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)


2.33 [72] Rescue 8: I DON'T REMEMBER
Screen Gems prod. no. 72 (copyright date 21Apr60)

[--] Rescue 8: (possibly #2.33 "I Don't Remember")
Synopsis:
Skip is knocked unconscious by a bank robber and Wes joins a manhunt
and corners the man. [TA]
(Synd: 22Aug60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

2.34 [73] Rescue 8: SECOND TEAM (final episode of "Rescue 8")
Screen Gems prod. no. 73 (copyright date 28Apr60)

[--] Rescue 8: (possibly #73 "Second Team")
Guest cast:
Robert Karnes ..... Leeds
Len Hendry ........ Foreman
Synopsis 1:
Skip rebels when a new man replaces Wes as his chief. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Skip, resentful because he was not given temporary command of Rescue 8
in Wes' absence, acts antagonistic towards the new chief and finds
himself in trouble. [TA]
(Synd: 29Aug1960, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

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 [--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
Robert Cornthwaite .. Professor
Synopsis 1:
Suffering from a broken jaw, an air-crash victim can't tell Wes
about a second victim left dangling on a cliff. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wes and Skip are called in to rescue a professor and his aid from the
side of a mountain when the professor's flying machine fails. [TA]
(Synd: 19Sep60, WGN-9, Chicago, Monday, 8:30pm)

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
John Archer ....... Fred
Ann McCrea ........ Janet
Don Durant ........ Norris
Synopsis:
A man is trapped on the ocean floor when his brother accidentally jams
the winch that could save him. [RF]

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
Bruce Bennett ..... Captain
Synopsis:
Wes is injured in a fall when a rope holding him slips from Skip's hands. [RF]

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
Ken Mayer ......... Gomez
Synopsis:
A construction site is rocked by a series of mysterious explosions. [RF]

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
Robert Lowery ..... Ric
Jolene Brand ...... Linda
Synopsis:
A young actor is uncooperative when Wes tries to rescue him from the side of a cliff. [RF]

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
Joe Vitale ........ Rocha
Synopsis:
A fisherman gets pinned under the boat he was launching. [RF]

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
Tom Brown ......... Barney
Joseph Ruskin ..... Guzik
Synopsis:
Barney Carter pushes blackmailers off a cliff onto a narrow ledge. [RF]
 
[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
Terry Becker ...... Fred
Synopsis:
A man is trapped in a fire with enough nitroglycerin to level the entire area. [RF]

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
Rusty Lane ........ Jake
Synopsis:
A seaman battles to save his son's life after a shipboard explosion. [RF]

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
Paul Langton ...... John
Morris Ankrum ..... Foley
Synopsis:
Two men trapped in a chasm are menaced by oncoming flood waters. [RF]
 
[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
William Fawcett ... Woodruff
Synopsis:
A man falls into a cavern and the only available help is his dog.

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
Louise Lorimer .... Mrs. Curtis
Synopsis:
Skip's mother-in-law must be rescued from an earthquake area. [RF]
 
[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown

starring:
Jim Davis, Lang Jefferies
Synopsis:
Rescuers search for a madman setting traps in the woods for human beings. [RF]
 
[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
John Alvin ........ Crotty
James Anderson .... Trig
Synopsis:
Trying to thwart a robbery, a man locks himself and the crooks in an airtight vault. [RF]

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
Ross Elliott ...... Bill
Jack Kruschen ..... Heinrich
Synopsis:
The rescue team must save a wounded man who is clinging to a girder 400 feet above water. [RF]

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
Harry Landers ..... Johnny
Synopsis:
A man swears revenge when Wes and Skip fail to revive his dead wife. [RF]

[--] Rescue 8: Title Unknown
Guest cast:
Don Devlin ........ Hal
Dick Ryan ......... Hawkins
Synopsis:
A cornered robber falls from a catwalk and is left dangling 50 feet above the ground. [RF]
 
[--] Rescue 8: (unidentified episode)
A young boy is found trapped at the scene of his first theft.
(Synd: 21Nov64 WABC NYC, Sat 3:00pm)

 
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