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 Season 14 (CBS) (1962-63)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
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UCLA Film and Television Archive


US Network Schedules  1962-1963

########## Armstrong Circle Theatre ##########

############# season 14 1962-63 ##############

############## (final season) ###############

     CBS Wednesdays 10:00-11:00pm (fortnightly) - Alternating with U.S. Steel Hour

   

(Ep 10.1 U.S. Steel Hour: Dry Rain 05Sep1962)

 

 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: (no details)

     12Sep62 CBS Wed

 

(Ep 10.2 U.S. Steel Hour: The Inner Panic 19Sep1962)

 

14.01 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: THE CROSS AND THE DRAGON

    26Sep62 CBS Wed

written by Robert Crean
starring
James Daly

 

(Ep 10.3 U.S. Steel Hour: The White Lie 03Oct1962)

 

14.02 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: SMASH-UP

  10Oct62 CBS Wed

written by Bob Van Scoyk
starring

Lonny Chapman ...... Richard McIntyre
Alfred Hinckley .... Fred Lawrence
James Olson ........ Allen Menkin
Synopsis:
Early-morning collision, deserted highway, occupants of one car claim they

 were inured. This documentary drama uses the unwitnessed accident as a jumping

off point for an examination of the automobile insurance claims racket. [RF]

 

(Ep 10.4 U.S. Steel Hour: Wanted: Someone Innocent 17Oct1962)

 

14.03 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: THE FRIENDLY THIEVES

    24Oct62 CBS Wed

written by Alvin Boretz
starring
Stuart Erwin
George Segal

 

(Ep 10.5 U.S. Steel Hour: A Break in the Weather 31Oct1962)

 

14.04 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: TUNNEL TO FREEDOM

     07Feb62 CBS Wed

starring
Conrad Nagel
Herman Rudin

 

(Ep 10.6 U.S. Steel Hour: Marriage Marks the Spot 14Nov1962)

 

14.05 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: A CITY BETRAYED

    21Nov62 CBS Wed

starring
Ramon Bieri
Carl Low
Patrick McVey

 

(Ep 10.7 U.S. Steel Hour: Farewell To Innocence 28Nov1962)

 

14.06 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: THE ASSASSIN

     05Dec62 CBS Wed

written by Harold Gast
starring
Carl Low

 

(Ep 10.8 U.S. Steel Hour: Big Day for A Scrambler 12Dec1962)

 

14.07 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: ESCAPE TO NOWHERE

     19Dec62 CBS Wed (rerun 28Aug63)
written by Robert Crean
starring
James Broderick

 

(Ep 10.9 U.S. Steel Hour: The Duchess and the Smugs 26Dec1962)

 

14.08 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: INVITATION TO TREASON

    02Jan63  CBS Wed

written by Don M. Mankiewicz
starring
Clifford David ..... David Flink
Alex Viespi ........ Juri Mishukov
Addison Powell ..... Pierce
Synopsis:
Asked to lunch by a Russian United Nations delegate, David notifies

 the U.S. attorney's office to advise them of the situation. [RF]

 

(Ep 10.10 U.S. Steel Hour: The Young Avengers 09Jan1963)

 

14.09 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: THE JOURNEY OF POH LIN

     16Jan63 CBS Wed (rerun 14Aug63)
written by Bob Van Scoyk
starring:
Zia Mohyeddin

Synopsis:
A drama about a blind and deaf Indian girl from the slums of Singapore

who is brought to the U.S. for treatment. [RF]

 

(Ep 10.11 U.S. Steel Hour: Fair Young Ghost 23Jan1963)

 

 14.10 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: THE COUNTERFEIT LEAGUE

     30Jan63 CBS Wed

written by Harold Gast

Narrated by Henry Hamilton
starring:
Bruce Gordon ..... Arthur Henry Moline
Diane Ladd ..... Charlotte Cable
Jess Osuna ..... Dorsey Ulmer
Joseph Dellasorte ..... Francisco Gutierrez
Joseph Warren ..... Jordan
Synopsis:
Arthur Henry Moline decides that U.S. Treasury checks are as good as gold,

so he starts making his own - over the border in Mexico. [RF]

 

(Ep 10.12 U.S. Steel Hour: The Troubled Heart 06Feb1963)

 

14.11 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: ORDEAL BY FIRE (Live)

     13Feb63 CBS Wed

written by Leon Tokatyan

Narrated by Henry Hamilton
starring:
Leo Leyden ..... Tom Finley
Ben Hayes ..... Alex Coney
Synopsis:
Alex Coney accuses Tom Finley of setting fire to a tenement building, and the

old man is thrown into jail. Finley insists that he's innocent, though he takes no steps

to defend himself against the terrible charge. [RF]

 

(Ep 10.13 U.S. Steel Hour: Night Run to the West 20Feb1963)

 

14.12 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: PROJECT: PIED PIPER (live)

     27Feb63 CBS Wed

written by Bob Van Scoyk

Narrated by Henry Hamilton
starring
Philip Abbott as Hermann Gmeiner
Synopsis:
After World War II, ex-German army officer Hermann Gmeiner decides to

provide real homes for European war orphans. [RF]
 

(Ep 10.14 U.S. Steel Hour: Moment of Rage 06Mar1963)

 

14.13 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: FIVE KILOS OF JUNK

    13Mar63 CBS Wed

written by Jerome Coopersmith
starring:
Rudy Bond .......... Agent Zurlo
James Dimitri ...... Agent Roselli
Frank Marth ........ Gaffney
Wesley Addy ........ Smith
Synopsis:
In this docu-drama, two undercover agents for the Federal Bureau

of Narcotics break a drug-smuggling ring. [RF]

 

(Ep 10.15 U.S. Steel Hour: The Secrets of Stella Crozier 20Mar1963)

 

 14.14 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: THE HEALTH FRAUD

    27Mar63 CBS Wed

written by Harold Gast
starring:
Murray Hamilton ....... Keith Roman
Murray Matheson ....... Dr. Dill
Frances Reid ........ Eve Banner
Thayer David ....... Mr. Fenwick

Summary:
A documentary drama by Harold Gast, shows how the public can be bilked

by medical "miracle" men. A publisher convinces Dr. Ellsworth Dil that

his book on weight control needs revision, and that he has just the

rewrite man for the job, science fiction author Keith Roman. Roman

plans to use the book to promote a new diet fad.
Henry Hamilton narrates [RF]

 

(Ep 10.16 U.S. Steel Hour: Mission of Fear 03Apr1963)

 

14.15 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: THE EMBEZZLER

    10Apr63 CBS Wed

written by Alvin Boretz

    starring:

     Ann Harding   

 Gene Saks

 

(Ep 10.17 U.S. Steel Hour: The Soldier Ran Away 17Apr1963)

 

 14.16 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: A SQUARE MILE

   24Apr63 CBS Wed

written by Robert Crean
starring:
Sam Groom
Audra Lindley

 

(Ep 10.18 U.S. Steel Hour: The Many Ways of Heaven 01May1963)

 

14.17 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: THE AGRESSOR

    08May63  CBS Wed

written by Harold Gast
starring:
Martin Sheen
Tim O'Connor

 

(Ep 10.19 U.S. Steel Hour: Don't Shake the Family Tree 15May1963)

 

14.18 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: SWINDLER IN PARADISE

   22May63 CBS Wed

written by Jerome Coopersmith
starring:
Alfred Hinckley
Carl Low
William Redfield

 

(Ep 10.20 U.S. Steel Hour: Southwest Quarter 29May1963)

 

14.19 Armstrong Circle Theatre: SECRET DOCUMENT X256

05Jun63 CBS Wed

Talent Associates

Paramount Ltd. production 

producer, Robert Costello

writer, Don M. Mankiewicz

director, David Roth

Music, Ethel Huber

starring:

   Alexander Scourby

Thomas Carlin

Robert Mandan

Michael Ebert

   Frank Campanella

Joseph Warren

Lincoln Kirkpatrick

Curtis Taylor

   David Carradine

Patricia Hosley

C.K. Alexander

Dan Priest

   Richard Mulligan

James Broderick

Barry Newman

Narrator: Henry Hamilton

Summary:

    "A secret government document is stolen--a book of plans and

     operations that are obsolete, but still of great value to

     'unfriendly hands.' So, the O.S.I. swings into action".

Contents: Commercials: Armstrong Cork Company.  [DM]

 

(Ep 10.21 U.S. Steel Hour: The Old Lady Shows Her Medals (final episode)

12-Jun-1963 CBS Wed (imdb has 18Jun63)

 

 [--] Armstrong Circle Theatre: (no details)

         (final episode aired 28Aug63 CBS Wed)

 

######### Armstrong Circle Theatre ###########
############### end of season 14 ##############
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