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Hosted by John Newland  (filmed in the USA)
 Season 1 (ABC)(early 1959)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive
 

############### One Step Beyond ##############

############# season 1 early 1959 ############

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ABC Tuesdays 10:00-10:30pm  (22 episodes)

 

1.01 One Step Beyond: THE BRIDE POSSESSED

prod no. 2900

20Jan1959 ABC Tue

One Step Beyond - The Bride Possessed (1/3)

One Step Beyond - The Bride Possessed (2/3)

One Step Beyond - The Bride Possessed (3/3)

Produced by Collier Young
Written by Merwin Gerard & Larry Marcus

Directed by John Newland

Director of photography Dale Deverman
Guest cast:

Virginia Leith ........ Sally Conroy

Skip Homeier .......... Matt Conroy

Harry Townes .......... Dr. Slawson

Ann Morrison .......... Mrs. Wharton

Frank Richards ............. George

Synopsis:

A newlywed bride on her honeymoon arrives at their destination

and realizes she recognizes everyone and everything around her.

 

1.02 One Step Beyond: THE NIGHT OF APRIL 14TH

prod no. 2903

27Jan1959 ABC Tue (rebroadcast 04Aug59)
One Step Beyond, Episode 2: Night of April 14th (Part 1) 
One Step Beyond, Episode 2: Night of April 14th (Part 2) 
One Step Beyond, Episode 2: Night of April 14th (Part 3) 
One Step Beyond, Episode 2: Night of April 14th (Part 4)

Produced by Collier Young
Written by Collier Young & Larry Marcus

Directed by John Newland

Director of photography Dale Deverman
Guest cast:

Barbara Lord .......... Grace Montgomery

Patrick MacNee ........ Erick Farley

Isobel Elsom .......... Mrs. Montgomery

Gavin Gordon .......... Reverend Morgan

Marjorie Eaton ........ Miss Parsons

John Craven ...... Harry Teller

Jeanne Bates ...... Mrs. Teller

Alan Caillou ........ Steward

John Hiestand ....... Drunk

with
Francis De Sales .... Ship's Passenger
Gavin Muir .......... Ship's Passenger
Gil Stuart .......... Ship's Passenger
Jack Lynn ........... Ship's Passenger
*
Associate producer .. Merwin Gerard
Special Consultant... Ivan Klapper
Art Directors ....... William Horning & William Ferrari
Film Editor ......... Henry Berman
Music ............... Harry Lubin
Assistant Director .. Erich Von Stroheim Jr.
Set Decorations ..... Jack Mills
Recording Supervisor. Franklin Milton
*

Synopsis:
Just before her wedding, Grace Montgomery has a dream in which she drowns

 in the ocean. When she wakes, many miles from any ocean, this possibility seems

 farfetched. But her fiance changes their honeymoon plans - they are booked for

 the maiden voyage of the Titanic. [RF]

 

1.03 One Step Beyond: EMERGENCY ONLY

prod no. 2901

03Feb1959 ABC Tue

Producer Collier Young
Written by Collier Young

Directed by John Newland

Director of photography Dale Deverman
Guest cast:

Jocelyn Brando ........ Ellen Larrabee

Lin McCarthy .......... Arthur Douglas

Clark Howat ........... Jim Hennessey

Nan Adams ............. Mrs. March

Ann Staunton .......... Betty Hennessey

Ross Elliott .......... Charlie Towne

Bill Quinn ......... Doctor

Paula Raymond ......... Lady Passenger

John Maxwell .......... Conductor

Synopsis:
Ellen Larrabee, who has had experiences in precognition, is persuaded by skeptical

Arthur Douglas to go into a hypnotic trance. Ellen comes out of the trance, and

predicts that Douglas will be involved in a dangerous train trip. [RF]

 

1.04 One Step Beyond: THE DARK ROOM

prod no. 2905

10Feb59 ABC Tue

Producer Collier Young
Written by Francis Cockrell
Directed by John Newland
Director of photography Dale Deverman
Music Harry Lubin
Guest cast:

Cloris Leachman ........ Rita Wallace

Marcel Dalio ........... Jean Gabeau

Ivan Triesault ......... Inspector

Paul Dubov ............. Detective Marsac

Ann Codee .............. Madame Morel

*
Associate producer .. Merwin Gerard
Special Consultant... Ivan Klapper
Executive writer .... Larry Marcus
Art Directors ....... William Horning & William Ferrari
Film Editor ......... Henry Berman
Music ............... Harry Lubin
Assistant Director .. Erich Von Stroheim Jr.
Set Decorations ..... Henry Grace & Jack Mills
Recording Supervisor. Franklin Milton
*

Synopsis:

A photographer from an American magazine is staying at

a quaint French country house a hears a voice telling her

to beware of a murderous stranger who is stalking her. [SC]

 

1.05 One Step Beyond: TWELVE HOURS TO LIVE

prod no. 2902

17Feb1959 ABC Tue

Producer Collier Young
Written by Merwin Gerard

Directed by John Newland

Director of photography Dale Deverman
Music Harry Lubin
Guest cast:

Jean Allison ........... Carol Jansen

Paul Richards .......... Will Jansen

Lillian Powell ......... Mrs. Ford

Larrian Gillespie ...... Debbie

Douglas Kennedy ........ Sergeant

Synopsis:

After an argument with his wife, Will Jansen drives away during a bad storm.

His wife Carol, remaining at home, receives strange signs telling her that

Will is in danger. [RF]

      

1.06 One Step Beyond: EPILOGUE

prod no. 2906

24Feb1959 ABC Tue

Producer Collier Young
Written by Don M. Mankiewicz

Directed by John Newland

Guest cast:

Charles Aidman ......... Carl Archer

Julie Adams ............ Helen Archer

Charles Herbert ........ Steve Archer

William Schallert ...... Dr. Sanders

Roy Glenn .............. Sam Harrison

Don Kennedy ............ Jim

*

Associate producer Merwin Gerard
Special consultant Ivan Klapper
Written by Don M. Mankiewicz
Directed by John Newland
Executive writer Larry Marcus
Director of photography Dale Deverman
Art Directors ....... William A. Horning & William Ferrari
Film Editor ..., ...... Henry Berman
Music ............... Harry Lubin
Assistant Director .. Stanley Goldsmith
Set Decorations ..... Henry Grace & Jack Mills
Recording Supervisor .... Franklin Milton
*

Synopsis:

A recovering alcoholic travels to New Mexico to try and reunite

with his wife and son who are visiting an old silver mine when the mine caves in.

      

1.07 One Step Beyond: THE DREAM

prod no. 2907

03Mar59 ABC Tue

Producer Collier Young
Written by John Dunkel

Directed by John Newland

Director of photography Dale Deverman
Music Harry Lubin
Guest cast:

Reginald Owen .......... Herbert Blakely

Molly Roden ............ Ethel Blakely

Philip Tonge ........... Colonel Tim Marlowe

Eric Snowden ........... Air Raid Warden

Jean Ransom ............ Woman

Richard Lupino ....... Willie Carr

Kendrick Huxham ...... Charlie

Nelson Welch ..... Vicar

with

Jack Lynn, Peter Gordon, Charles Horvath.

*
Larry Marcus ........ Executive Writer
Associate producer .. Merwin Gerard
Special Consultant... Ivan Klapper
Executive writer .... Larry Marcus
Art Directors ....... William Horning & William Ferrari
Film Editor ......... Henry Berman
Assistant Director .. Stanley Goldsmith
Set Decorations ..... Henry Grace & Jack Mills
Recording Supervisor. Franklin Milton
*

Synopsis:

DURING WORLD WAR II, A BRITISH MAN FALLS ASLEEP WHILE ON WATCH FOR

GERMAN PATROLS. HE HAS A DREAM ABOUT HIS WIFE GETTING KILLED-HIS WIFE

ALSO HAS A DREAM ABOUT HIM. [SC]

 

1.08 One Step Beyond: PREMONITION

prod no. 2904

10Mar1959 ABC Tue

written by Paul David

directed by John Newland

Guest cast:

Percy Helton ....... Ed Matthews

Pamela Lincoln .......... Older Lisa Garrick

Beverly Washburn ........ Younger Lisa Garrick

Paul Langton ............ Mr. Garrick

Skip Young .............. Martin

Julie Payne ............. Louise

Thomas B. Henry ......... Dr. Parsons

David Garcia ............ George

David Whorf ...... Evan

Clare Corelli ..... Marie

Synopsis:
Lisa Garrick has everything including a premonition of her own death.

 

1.09 One Step Beyond: THE DEAD PART OF THE HOUSE  [verified]

prod no. 2909

17Mar1959 ABC Tue
One Step Beyond - The Dead Part Of The House (1/4)
One Step Beyond - The Dead Part Of The House (2/4)
One Step Beyond - The Dead Part Of The House (3/4)
One Step Beyond - The Dead Part Of The House (4/4)  

Dramatized by Michael Plant; Executive Writer Larry Marcus
Directed by John Newland
Starring:
Philip Abbott ........... Paul Burton
Joanne Linville ......... Aunt Minna
Also in the Cast:
Mimi Gibson ............. Ann Burton
Philip Ahn .............. Frank Sung
Ken Drake ............... Gas Man
Synopsis:
A little girl goes to stay with relatives, and is told specifically never to go upstairs into the nursery. [RF]

 

1.10 One Step Beyond: THE VISION

prod no. 2908

24Mar1959 ABC Tue

One Step Beyond - The Vision (1/6)

One Step Beyond - The Vision (2/6)

One Step Beyond - The Vision (3/6)

One Step Beyond - The Vision (4/6)

One Step Beyond - The Vision (5/6)

One Step Beyond - The Vision (6/6)

written by Larry Marcus

directed by John Newland

Guest cast:

Bruce Gordon ............ Captain Emil Tremaine

Pernell Roberts ......... Sergeant Vye

H.M. Wynant ............. Private Lacoste

Jerry Oddo .............. Private Mollene

Richard Devon ........... Major Lamarr

Peter Miles ............. Private Marsee

Rene Korper ........... Boy

Will J. White ......... German Soldier

Jean Del Val ....... French Soldier

Synopsis:
During a battle, four French soldiers suddenly cease firing and leave the battlefield. [RF]

 

1.11 One Step Beyond: THE DEVIL'S LAUGHTER  [verified]

prod no. 2910

31Mar1959 ABC Tue

Dramatized by Alfred Brenner; Executive Writer Larry Marcus
Directed by John Newland
Starring:
Alfred Ryder ............ John Marriott
Also in the Cast:
Patrick Westwood ........ Attendant
Ben Wright .............. Executioner
Leslie Denison ............ Chaplain
Lester Matthews
Gordon Richards ....... Doctor
Keith McConnell ....... Reporter
Alma Lawton ............. Liz
John Ainsworth
A murderer is about to be hung, but everytime they try, something goes wrong, and eventually he is released
because they reckon he has suffered enough.

 

1.12 One Step Beyond: THE RETURN OF MITCHELL CAMPION   [verified]

prod no. 2914

07Apr1959 ABC Tue

One Step Beyond - The Return Of Mitchell Compion - Part 001 of 003

One Step Beyond - The Return Of Mitchell Compion - Part 002 of 003

One Step Beyond - The Return Of Mitchell Compion - Part 003 of 003

Dramatized by Merwin Gerard; Executive Writer Larry Marcus
Directed by John Newland
Starring:
Patrick O'Neal .......... Mitchell Campion
Lilyan Chauvin .......... Francesca
Also in the Cast:
Richard Angarola ........ Hotel Clerk
Anatol Winogradoff ...... Alexis Paxinian
Allegra Varron .......... Restaurant Operator
Vance Howard
Robert Hernandez
Fred Lerner
Synopsis:
Recovering from an auto crash, Mitchell Campion decides to vacation on a small Mediterranean Island. Upon his arrival,
Campion is shocked to find that he is well-known to the local inhabitants. He is certain that he has never set foot
on the island before. [RF]

 

1.13 One Step Beyond: THE NAVIGATOR (film)

prod no. 2913

14Apr1959 ABC Tue

written by Don M. Mankiewicz

directed by John Newland

Guest cast:

Don Dubbins ............. 1st Mate Walter Blake

Robert Ellenstein ....... Captain Peabody

Joel Fluellen ........... Cookie

Olan Soule .............. Stowaway

Stephen Roberts ......... 2nd Mate Swanson

Robert Osterloh ......... Mr. Dibble

Don Womack

Synopsis:

The conflict between a freighter captain and his first mate is suddenly

sharpened when the ship inexplicably goes off course on the China Seas. [RF]

 

1.14 One Step Beyond: THE SECRET   [verified]

prod no. 2915

21Apr59 ABC Tue

Dramatized by Michael Plant; Executive Writer Larry Marcus
Directed by John Newland
Starring:
Maria Palmer ............ Sylvia Ackroyd
Robert Douglas .......... Harry Ackroyd
Also in the Cast:
Albert Carrier .......... Jeremy
Molly Glessing .......... Essie
Robert Shafto ........... Dr. Werner
A.E. Gould-Porter ........ Private Inspector
Synopsis:
A WEALTHY BUSINESS MAN BELIEVES THAT HIS WIFE IS HAVING AN AFFAIR WITH SOMEONE WHEN HE'S AWAY ON BUSINESS.
THE HUSBAND CONFRONTS HIS WIFE, AND SUDDENLY BECOMES ILL. WHEN THE FAMILY DOCTOR ARRIVES TO TREAT HER, SHE
MYSTERIOUSLY DISAPPEARS. [SC]

 

1.15 One Step Beyond: THE AERIALIST  [verified]

prod no. 2917

28Apr1959 ABC Tue

Dramatized by Larry Marcus
Directed by John Newland
Starring:
Mike Connors ............ Mario Patruzzio
Yvette Vickers .......... Carlotta Patruzzio
Also in the Cast:
Robert Carricart ........ Gino Patruzzio
Ruggero Romor ........... Paul Patruzzio
Penny Santon ............ Mama Patruzzio
Charles Watts ........... C.C. Higgins
Vernon Rich
Mary Patton .......... Nurse
Ray Baker

1.16 One Step Beyond: THE BURNING GIRL

prod no. 2921

05May1959 ABC Tue

written by Catherine Turney

directed by John Newland

Guest cast:

Luana Anders ............ Alice Denning

Sandra Knight ........... Patty Leland

Olive Deering ........... Mildred Denning

Edward C. Platt ......... Mr. Denning

Hampton Fancher ......... Tim Plunkett

Phil Arnold ............. Purdy

Al Hopson ............... Chief Keating

Geraldine Wall .......... Mrs. Leland

Peter Walker ....... Psychiatrist

 

1.17 One Step Beyond: THE HAUNTED U-BOAT

prod no. 2911

12May1959 ABC Tue

written by Larry Marcus

directed by John Newland

Guest cast:

Werner Klemperer ........ Herr Bautmann

Eric Feldary ............ Capt. Eric Kreig

Kort Falkenberg ......... Lt. Fridel

Wesley Lau .............. Lt. Schneider

Norberto Kerner ......... Hans

with

Siegfried Speck

Paul Busch

Andrew Branham

Frank Oberschall

 

1.18 One Step Beyond: IMAGE OF DEATH

prod no. 2919

19May1959 ABC Tue

written by Larry Marcus

directed by John Newland

Guest cast:

Max Adrian .............. Marquis de la Roget

Doris Dowling ........... Charlotte Landri

John Wengraf ............ Ernest

Deidre Owen ............. Rose

Gregory Gaye ............ Father Leon

Guy De Vestel ........... Inspector

 

1.19 One Step Beyond: THE CAPTAIN'S GUEST

prod no. 2920

26May59 ABC Tue

One Step Beyond - The Captain's Guests 1/3

One Step Beyond - The Captain's Guests 2/3

One Step Beyond - The Captain's Guests 3/3

Written by Charles Beaumont

Directed by John Newland

Guest cast:

Nancy Hadley ............ Ellen Courtney

Robert Webber ........... Andrew Courtney

Thomas Coley ............ Bill Oker

Jon Lormer .............. Mr. Leach 

Felix Locher ............ Old Man

Synopsis:

A NEWLY-WED COUPLE RENT AN OLD NEW ENGLAND HOUSE POSSESSED BY THE

GHOST OF AN ANGRY SEA CAPTAIN. [SC]

 

1.20 One Step Beyond: ECHO

prod no. 2918

02Jun1959 ABC Tue

written by Merwin Gerard

directed by John Newland

Guest cast:

Ross Martin ............. Paul Marlin

Ed Kemmer ............... Roger Wiley

Leslie Barrett .......... Daniel Cascomb

Edna Holland ............ Miss Wyckoff

Edmund Glover ........ Ferris

Rusty Lane .............. Joe the Bartender

Jim Reppert ....... Ticket Seller

 

1.21 One Step Beyond: FRONT RUNNER

prod no. 2924

09Jun59 ABC Tue

One Step Beyond - Front Runner 1/5 (1959)

One Step Beyond - Front Runner 2/5 (1959)

One Step Beyond - Front Runner 3/5 (1959)

One Step Beyond - Front Runner 4/5 (1959)

One Step Beyond - Front Runner 5/5 (1959)

Written by Larry Marcus

Directed by John Newland

Guest cast:

Ben Cooper .............. Ronnie Watson

Walter Burke ............ Sam Barry

Sandy Kenyon ............ Tim Berryman

Jerry Hausner ........... Walt

Carmen Phillips ......... Rita

Phil Chambers ........... 1st Judge

J. Edward McKinley ....... 2nd Judge

Rita Lupino ............. Nurse

Synopsis:

A JOCKEY IS PAID BACK FOR AN EVIL DEED HE COMMITTED SOME

TWENTY YEARS EARLIER. [SC]

 

1.22 One Step Beyond: THE RIDDLE

prod no. 2923

OSB - The Riddle 1/3

OSB - The Riddle 2/3

OSB - The Riddle 3/3

16Jun1959 ABC Tue

written by Larry Marcus

directed by John Newland

Guest cast:

Warren Stevens .......... Leonard Barrett

Bethel Leslie ........... Betty Barrett

Patrick Westwood ........ Kumar

Arthur Batanides ........ Constable Gaisingh

Barry Atwater ........... Dr. Graham

Leonard Strong .......... Conductor

###### Alcoa presents One Step Beyond ########
############### end of season 1 ##############
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