CTVA US Anthology - "The Big Story" (Prockter/NBC) Season 3 (1951-52)

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    Producer Bernard J. Prockter/ Narrated by Bob Sloane
 Season 3 (NBC) (1951-52)
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


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NBC Fridays 9:00-9:30pm Eastern (Weekly)

(West Coast possibly aired most season 3 episodes two weeks after East Coast)

 

 3.01 [57] The Big Story: ERNIE HOOD, REPORTER
07Sep51 NBC Fri [New York]
21Sep51 NBC Fri [Long Beach Calif]
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter
Synopsis:
A reporter discovers a racketeer preying on the merchants of Alameda California. His series of stories brought
Earl Warren the district attorney and now Governor into the case. Ernie Hood of the Alameda, Calif., Times-Star.
*NOTE: Back from an eight week vacation, The Big Story returns. [RF]

3.02 [58] The Big Story: Allen Kohan, Reporter
14Sep51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.03 [59] The Big Story: Ruth Mugglebee, Reporter
21Sep51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.04 [60] The Big Story: Nolen Bulloch, Reporter
28Sep51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.05 [61] The Big Story: John Kemps, Reporter
05Oct51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.06 [62] The Big Story: Jack Heise, Reporter
12Oct51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.07 [63] The Big Story: Albert I. Prince, Reporter
19Oct51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.08 [64] The Big Story: Frank McCulloch, Reporter
26Oct51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.09 [65] The Big Story: Carl De Bloom, Reporter
02Nov51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.10 [66] The Big Story: Guy Housley, Reporter
09Nov51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.11 [67] The Big Story: William A. White, Reporter
16Nov51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.12 [68] The Big Story: William F. Carmichael, Reporter
23Nov51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.13 [69] The Big Story: Ella Fleishman, Reporter
30Nov51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.14 [70] The Big Story: Charles W. Wells, Reporter
07Dec51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.15 [71] The Big Story: Ralph Goll, Reporter
14Dec51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter
Guest cast:
Nelson Olmstead ....... Ralph Goll of the Detroit Free Press

3.16 [72] The Big Story: Marshall Morgan, Reporter
21Dec51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.17 [73] The Big Story: Jack Hoins, Reporter
28Dec51  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.18 [74] The Big Story: Keeler McCartney, Reporter
04Jan52  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.19 [75] The Big Story: WALTER BEESELY, REPORTER
11Jan52  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter
Directed by Daphene Elliott
Musical Direction, Vladimir Selinsky
Narrator, Bob Sloane
Guest Cast:
James Gregory ...... Walter Beesely of the Associated Press
Synopsis:
Walter Beesely is the only man to whom a murderer will confess. Beesely does not feel that he can give the evidence
that would convict the man until the victim's father reminds him that he is forgetting about the innocent dead girl. [RF]

3.20 [76] The Big Story: MARTHA STRAYER, REPORTER
18Jan52  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter
Directed by Daphene Elliott
Musical Direction, Vladimir Selinsky
Narrator, Bob Sloane
Guest Cast:
Margaret Stewart ... Martha Strayer of the Washington Daily News
Synopsis:
Martha Strayer goes to the death house to get a story and becomes convinced of the innocence of a prisoner. She succeeds
in getting a review of his case and a presidential pardon. [RF]

3.21 [77] The Big Story: Case of the Big Hand
25Jan52  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter
Synopsis:
The story of two newspapermen trying to escape from Czechoslovakia with a big story.

3.22 [78] The Big Story: Case of the Peculiar Carpenter
01Feb52  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.23 [79] The Big Story: Case of the Mysterious Mobster
08Feb52  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.24 [80] The Big Story: Case of the Dance Hall Murders
15Feb52  NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.25 [81] The Big Story: Case of the Baffled Hounds (Justin Riordan, Reporter)
22Feb52 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter
Justin Riordan, Reporter

3.26 [82] The Big Story: Case of the Jittery Killer (Clayton Maxwell, Reporter)
29Feb52 NBC NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter
Clayton Maxwell, Reporter

3.27 [83] The Big Story: Ike Anally, Reporter
07Mar1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.28 [84] The Big Story: Case of the Unlucky Tenant
14Mar1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.29 [85] The Big Story: Case of the Frightened Family
21Mar1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.30 [86] The Big Story: Case of the Midnight Massacre
28Mar1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.31 [87] The Big Story: Case of the Innocent People
04Apr1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.32 [88] The Big Story: Case of the Spunky Kid
11Apr1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.33 [89] The Big Story: Case of the Traveling Death
18Apr1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.34 [90] The Big Story: Case of the Weeping Crocodile
25Apr1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.35 [91] The Big Story: Case of the Unhappy Wife
02May1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.36 [92] The Big Story: Case of the Belated Spring
09May1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.37 [93] The Big Story: Case of the Cautious Killer
16May1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.38 [94] The Big Story: Case of the Dead-End Street
23May1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.39 [95] The Big Story: Case of the Polite Bandit
30May1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.40 [96] The Big Story: Case of the Faceless Bandit
06Jun1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.41 [97] The Big Story: Case of the Left-Handed Killer
13Jun1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.42 [98] The Big Story: Case of the Mysterious Businessman
20Jun1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

3.43 [99] The Big Story: Case of the Mine Disaster
27Jun1952 NBC Fri
Produced by Bernard J. Prockter

*NOTE: Last show of the third season.

 

 Summer replacement :  "Doorway to Danger" (season 1) Spy Drama Series  with Roland Winters   premieres  [RF]

(4Jul52-22Aug52)


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