CTVA US Drama - "Run For Your Life" (Roy Huggins/Universal/NBC) Season 1 (1965-66)

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Starring Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Season 1 (NBC) (1965-66)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox, Tom Alger, Jeanne Rainier (author/actor)(ep #54)
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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NBC Mondays 10:00 pm Eastern
30 episodes

1.01 [--] Run For Your Life: THE COLD, COLD WAR OF PAUL BRYAN
(Who's hors de combat?)
13-Sep-1965 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Katharine Ross ......... Laura Beaumont
Stephen McNally ........ Phil Beaumont
Celeste Holm ........... Margot Horst
Eric Braeden ........... Eric Horst
Robert Loggia .......... General Carlos Portaz
Ned Romero ............. Major Miguel Del Rio
Jacques Bergerac ....... Louis Manet
Jacqueline Beer ........ Jeannine Manet
Carl Esmond ............ Otto Hiltz
Ted Knight ............. Sam Billings
Mary Lawrence .......... Mrs. Beaumont

1.02 [--] Run For Your Life: THE GIRL NEXT DOOR IS A SPY
(And who is not?)
20-Sep-1965 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Macdonald Carey ....... Joseph Appleton
Diana Hyland .......... Ellen Henderson
Robert Knapp .......... Riessler
Britt Semand .......... Anna
Walter Friedel ........ Interrogator
Walter Janowitz ....... Chemist
Maya Van Horn ......... Proprietress

1.03 [--] Run For Your Life: SOMEONE WHO MAKES ME FEEL BEAUTIFUL
(It's just that way with some people)
27-Sep-1965 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Tippi Hedren .......... Jessica Braden
Fernando Lamas ........ Ramon De Vega
Henry Beckman ......... Mr. Jansen
Maureen Leeds ......... Mrs. Jansen
Alex Montoya .......... Doctor
Mark Miranda .......... Boy

[--] 04-Oct-1965 - no details

1.04 [--] Run For Your Life: NEVER PICK UP A STRANGER
(Or if you do, replace him gently)
11-Oct-1965 NBC Mon (rerun 05Jun67)
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Brenda Scott .......... Kathy Sloan
Barry Sullivan ........ Sheriff Trumbell
George Mitchell ....... Joseph Wagner
Vaughn Taylor ......... Henry Sloan
Russell Thorson ....... Judge Andy Harris
Len Wayland ........... John Hardy
Paul Newlan ........... Dr. Lewis
Gregg Palmer .......... Deputy Morgan
Michael Stanwood ...... Eddie
Don Brodie ............ Court Clerk
Synopsis:
In the Southwest, Paul stops to offer an attractive young runaway
a ride. The seemingly innocent act soon has Paul facing a
hostile town sheriff, who orders him out of town. [RF]

1.05 [--] Run For Your Life: HOW TO SELL YOUR SOUL FOR FUN AND PROFIT
(Damnably, that's how)
18-Oct-1965 NBC Mon (rerun 22May67)
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Telly Savalas ......... Istvan Zabor
Eric Braeden .......... Janos Takacs
Gia Scala ............. Marika Takacs
Jeremy Slate .......... Pete Gaffney
David Lewis ........... American Counsel
Synopsis:
In an Iron Curtain country, Paul unites with fellow racing-car
drivers to free Janos Takacs, who's been sentenced to eight
years in prison for toasting Paul - and America - at a cafe. [RF]

1.06 [--] Run For Your Life: OUR MAN IN LIMBO
(A position to be proud of)
22-Oct-1965
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Macdonald Carey ....... Michael Allen
Janine Gray ........... Erica Voss
Synopsis:
Paul crash lands in the Sahara.

1.07 [--] Run For Your Life: WHERE MYSTERY BEGINS
(The end of all knowing)
29-Oct-1965 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Dana Wynter ........... Louise Brode
Keith Andes ........... Martin Shawe
Cyril Delevanti ....... Judge Kleiner
Ian Wolfe ............. Dr. Stanley Brickow
Walter Brooke ......... Examiner
Booth Colman .......... Prosecutor
Synopsis:
Attorney Martin Shawe asks Paul to defend his client - a confessed murderess. [RF]

1.08 [--] Run For Your Life: THE SAVAGE SEASON
08-Nov-1965 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Gene Evans ............ Jim Seaborne
Jill Haworth .......... Judy Collins
Harold J. Stone ....... Angie Zeno
Lyle Talbot ........... Steven Blakely
Henry Silva ........... Carl Torre
Leslie Perkins ........ Shirley Bare
Quinn O'Hara .......... Paul's Companion
Leslie Summers ........ Secretary
Synopsis:
The Mafia makes itself felt in a chance meeting.

1.09 [--] Run For Your Life: THIS TOWN FOR SALE (Dirt cheap)
15-Nov-1965 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
James Whitmore ........ Chief Jim Holland
Mary Ann Mobley ....... Clarke Newell
R.G. Armstrong ........ Edward Loomis
Sharon Hugueny ........ Mary Ellison
Paul Fix .............. Farrell
Anthony Hayes ......... Neddie Loomis

1.10 [--] Run For Your Life: A GIRL NAMED SORROW (What's in a name?)
22-Nov-1965 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Ina Balin ............. Lisa Sorrow
Eric Braeden .......... David Navan

1.11 [--] Run For Your Life: THE VOICE OF GINA MILAN (Music to my ears)
29-Nov-1965 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Susan Strasberg ....... Gina Milan
Renzo Cesana .......... Derek Wolf
Frances Fong .......... Mitzi Kuan
Vinton Hayworth ....... Dr. Fraser
Michele Montau ........ Helene Delmore
Yuki Tani ............. Suzuki
Linda Watkins ......... Mme. Tenati
Al Checco ............. Cabbie

1.12 [--] Run For Your Life: THE TIME OF THE SHARKS
(The feeding frenzy)
06-Dec-1965 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Howard Keel .......... Hardie Rankin
Tony Bill ............ Charlie Carson
Melodie Johnson ...... Carol
Steve Carlson ........ Doc
Dolores Dorn ......... Elizabeth Rankin
Bernie Hamilton ...... J.C.
Synopsis:
On a small Tahitian island Paul and a sportsman friend plan to
fish for killer sharks - but a group of youngsters claim they're
photograhers and that anyone fishing the waters will disrupt their work. [TA]

1.13 [--] Run For Your Life: MAKE THE ANGELS WEEP
(Tell them to go to hell)
13-Dec-1965 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Carol Lawrence ........ Rosinha Fielding
Alberto Morin ......... Sebastian
Anne Seymour .......... Mrs. Fielding

1.14 [--] Run For Your Life: JOURNEY INTO YESTERDAY
(Back again)

27-Dec-1965 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
James Forrest ......... Carl Hague
Harold Fong ........... Harold
Ken Renard ............ Warago

1.15 [--] Run For Your Life: STRANGERS AT THE DOOR
(It's quite a place, the world)
03Jan66 NBC Monday
Written by Tom Allen
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Lynne Carey ........... Patsy Hannagan
George Chandler ....... Fred Mackey
Kelly Corcoran ........ Dickie Hannagan
Robert Drivas ......... Bret
Trevor Bardette ....... Farmer
Jim Boles ............. Tramp
Zara Cully ............ Old Woman
John Francis .......... First Hobo
Billy M. Greene ....... Second Hobo
Tim Graham ............ Mailman
Burt Mustin ........... Drunken Church-goer
Synopsis:
Forced to abandon his car in a small Southwestern town, Paul
hops a freight - and soon joins a man named Bret in a fight against two hobos. [TA]

1.16 [--] Run For Your Life: THE CARNIVAL ENDS AT MIDNIGHT
10-Jan-1966 NBC Mon
Script by Boris Sobelman
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Peter Lawford ........ Larry Carter
Anne Helm ............ Molly Pierce
Tom Allen ............ J. Thomas Bledsoe
Angela Dorian ........ Carmen
Edy Williams ......... Watusi Dancer
Carlos Rivas ......... Thug
Stella Garcia ........ Brazilian Girl
Inez Pedroza ......... Race-track Girl
Anna Mizraki ......... Isabella
Edward Colmans ....... Police Officer
Synopsis:
Paul scares off two thugs who have jumped Larry Carter, an
American who'se in Brazil to escape extradition [TA]

1.17 [--] Run For Your Life: THE REDISCOVERY OF CHARLOTTE HYDE
(Another debut)
24-Jan-1966 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Gena Rowlands ........ Charlotte Hyde
Fernando Lamas ....... Ramon de Vega
Denny Miller ......... Kyle
Ted Roter ............ Inspector
Wolfe Barzell ........ Jeweler
Emile Genest ......... Judge

1.18 [--] Run For Your Life: THE NIGHT OF THE TERROR
(A long one that has no dawning)
31-Jan-1966 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Sharon Farrell ....... Jenny
Donnelly Rhodes ...... Harry Blunt
Charles Aidman ....... Christopher
Nancy Marshall ....... Sue
Maggie Thrett ........ Brenda

1.19 [--] Run For Your Life: KEEP MY SHARE OF THE WORLD
(In the best of health)
07-Feb-1966 NBC Mon
written by John W. Bloch
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Rossano Brazzi ........ Alex Staphos
Phillip Pine .......... Paolo Bracci
Jeremy Slate .......... Pete Gaffney
Louise Troy ........... Katerina Ghiatis
Athan Karras .......... Oreste
Synopsis:
Millionaire Alex Staphos has spent a fortune building a car capable
of breaking the world land speed record and now all he needs is a driver. [RF]

1.20 [--] Run For Your Life: IN SEARCH OF APRIL
(Sweet lovers love the spring)
14Feb66 NBC Monday (Network Rerun 15Aug66)
Script by Alvin Sargent
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Carol Lynley .......... April Martin
Don Rickles ........... Leo Mazinov
William Lundigan ...... David Phillips
Don Galloway .......... Von Rhine
Gail Bonney ........... Mrs. Simms
George Furth .......... Osborne Parquette III
Larry D. Mann ......... Dr. Mann
K.T. Stevens .......... Mrs. Phillips
Synopsis:
During the New Orleans Mardi Gras, Paul makes a date with April Martin.
But when he goes to her hotel, Paul learns that she has checked out - and is being followed [TA]

1.21 [--] Run For Your Life: HOODLUMS ON WHEELS
(They toil not, but do they spin)
21-Feb-1966 NBC Mon
Written by Halsted Welles
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
John Drew Barrymore .... Goebels
Karen Jensen ........... Elke
Norman Grabowski ....... Mickey Moose
Marsha Hunt ............ Mrs. Southworth
James Oliver ........... Oregon
Leslie Perkins ......... Velva
Hinton Pope ............ State Trooper
Stuart Anderson ........ Smoky
Synopsis:
After killing a man at a drive-in restaurant, a motorcycle gang heads
for the resort where Paul is staying. [RF]

1.22 [--] Run For Your Life: WHO'S WATCHING THE FLESHPOT?
(It just won't bubble)
07-Mar-1966 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Bobby Darin ............ Mark Shepherd
Jocelyn Lane ........... Brigitte Lemaire
Eve Arden .............. Mame Huston
Jeff Corey ............. Abe Lincoln
Nicholas Colasanto ..... Benno Capalupo
Davey Davison .......... Marcia Huston
Thordis Brandt ......... Else Brandy
Maurice Marsac ......... Delgado
Nadia Sanders .......... Poucette Clement
Synopsis 1:
A Côte d'Or tour guide wangles Bryan into his escort service for an
American mother and daughter on vacation.
Synopsis 2:
On the French Riviera, Paul encounters Mark Shepherd, a college
friend who runs an offbeat tour service - and who persuades Paul
to act as escort for a wealthy client's glum daughter. [RF]
*Note: This was a pilot for a projected fall series.

1.23 [--] Run For Your Life: SEQUESTRO pt. 1
(The most unforgettable character I never really got to know)
14Mar66
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Sal Mineo ............. Yanio
Harry Guardino ........ Enzo
Marianna Hill ......... Marta
David Mauro ........... Blanco

1.24 [--] Run For Your Life: SEQUESTRO pt. 2
(Given every opportunity)
21Mar66
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Sal Mineo ............. Yanio
Harry Guardino ........ Enzo
Marianna Hill ......... Marta
David Mauro ........... Blanco

1.25 [--] Run For Your Life: DON'T COUNT ON TOMORROW
(A day much like any other)
28-Mar-1966 NBC Mon
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Roddy McDowall ......... Gyula Bognar
Michael Constantine .... Colonel Shoner
Peter Brocco ........... Doctor
Frank Oberschall ....... Security Commander

1.26 [--] Run For Your Life: THE CRUEL FOUNTAIN
(The pause that refreshes it ain't)
04-Apr-1966
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Kathryn Hays ........... Belle Frazer
Robert Pine ............ Allan Frazer
Jan Sterling ........... Clara Mallory
Murray Hamilton ........ Dr. Raphael
Tom Stern .............. Tony Bell
Kai Hernandez .......... Clerk
Johnny Aladdin ......... Bellhop
Amentha Dymally ........ Maid
Jeff Scott ............. Driver

1.27 [--] Run For Your Life: NIGHT TRAIN FROM CHICAGO
(Riding out on the rails)
11-Apr-1966 NBC Mon
Teleplay by Robert Block / Story by Jo Swerling Jr.
Directed by Paul Freeman
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Diana Muldaur .......... Rita
Robert Osterloh ........ Frank Nemo
Louise Sorel ........... Elizabeth
Brock Peters ........... Lieutenant Wallace
Phil Arnold ............ Jerry
Chris Alcaide .......... Man
Nicky Blair ............ Cab Driver
Anthony Brand .......... Guitarist
Dale Johnson ........... Officer
Don Kennedy ............ Homicide Man
S. John Launer ......... Conductor
John McCann ............ Policeman
Ollie O'Toole .......... Hotel Clerk
Cosmo Sardo ............ Steward
Synopsis:
Paul meets a nun on the train who isn't what she appears to be.

1.28 [--] Run For Your Life: THE LAST SAFARI
(A last even of last times)
25-Apr-1966 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Leslie Nielsen ......... Mark Foster
Lesley Ann Warren ...... Julie Foster
Abraham Sofaer ......... O'Connor
Jean Durand ............ Ahmed
Synopsis:
At a doctor's request, Paul heads for Africa to visit millionaire sportsman
Mark Foster to help Foster face the fact that his young daughter's illness is terminal. [RF]

1.29 [--] Run For Your Life: THE SAVAGE MACHINES
(Pure essence of Destruction)
02-May-1966 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Edward Mulhare ......... Clive Darrell
Sally Ann Howes ........ Rhona
Jeremy Slate ........... Pete Gaffney
Brendan Dillon ......... Rudy

1.30 [--] Run For Your Life: THE SADNESS OF A HAPPY TIME
(You laugh in spite of yourself)
16-May-1966 NBC Mon
Starring: Ben Gazzara as Paul Bryan
Guest Cast:
Claudine Longet ........ Nicole
Stephen McNally ........ Mike Allen
Michael Stanwood ....... Henry Kalb
Lili Valenty ........... Senora Breda
Eumenio Blanco ......... Bakery Vendor
Don Diamond ............ Esteban

[--] 15Aug66 rerun of #1.20 "In Search of April" (first aired 14Feb66)

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