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CBS Workshop (1960)
 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
Writers Guild of America (wga)

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CBS TV WORKSHOP
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CBS Television Production (Sundays Midday 1960)
Producer Albert McCleery

US Anthology Series 1960 Hour Long

Premise:
Experimental Anthology series broadcast at Noon on Sundays.

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[01] CBS Workshop: THE BRICK AND THE ROSE
24Jan1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
Written by Lewis John Carlino
Directed by Albert McCleery
cast:
Richard Bright
Lynn Loring
Art Metrano
Gary Padgett
Teno Polick
Tom Ahearne
Grania O'Malley
Synopsis:
A youth becomes a dope addict to escape reality.

[02] CBS Workshop: HEAD OF A KING
31Jan1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
Written by John Tobias
cast:
Larry Hagman
Ann Williams
Synopsis:
She's like to use him as a model for the head of a Biblical king and he's the town halfwit. The only
way she can persuade him is to suggest that he really is a king. [RF]

[03] CBS Workshop: THE LIMBO KID
07Feb1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
Written by Robert Downing
cast:
Paul Hampton
Frieda Holloway
Synopsis:
The story of a cowboy's restless quest for Utopia doesn't always have the ring of truth. [RF]
*NOTE: Downing's play is worth looking in on, however, for a scene toward the end where his creative
description of the word "limbo" is eloquently and convincingly expressed.

[04] CBS Workshop: THE WALLS BETWEEN
14Feb1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
cast:
Bertha Gersten
Joan Copeland
Martin Brooks
Synopsis:
A dramatization of the barriers between people and their desire for happiness when a Jewish girl who
falls in love with a Gentile man, and the Jewish mother who is devasted by the circumstances. [RF]

[05] CBS Workshop: THE CONVERSION OF BUSTER DRUMWRIGHT
21Feb1960 CBS Sun (rerun 06Nov60)
Producer Albert McCleery
Written by Jesse Hill Ford
cast:
Andrew Prine
Collin Wilcox
Douglass Watson
Alan Mixon
Synopsis:
Three brothers set out to avenge the death of their only sister with a plan to trap the slayer that evolves
into a tour de force. [RF]

[06] CBS Workshop: FRIDAY DINNER ON MIDDLE NECK ROAD
28Feb1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
Written by Gloria Goldsmith
cast:
Robert Lansing ... Ted Stone
Monica Lovett .... Claire
Walter Klavun .... Nathan Burns
Synopsis:
A sensitive young man is trying to adjust to his new marriage and society. He knows what he doesn't want but
is hard put to know what he does want. [RF]

[07] CBS Workshop: THE LADY OF THE DAWN
06Mar1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
Miriam Laserson's translation of Aleyandro Casona's Spanish play.
cast:
Joanne Linville
Dina Doronne
Synopsis:
Death pays two visits to a farmer's house posing as a religious pilgrim. [RF]

[08] CBS Workshop: THE SONG OF LOUISE IN THE MORNING
13Mar1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
cast:
Donald Moffat
Maureen Hurley
Synopsis:
A man's wild jealousy of anything or anyone loved by his wife brings a startling and tragic end. [RF]

[09] CBS Workshop: THE ANNIVERSARY DINNER
20Mar1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
cast:
John Gibson
Claudia Morgan
Synopsis:
A satirical comedy about behind-the-scenes goings on in Washington political life. [RF]

[10] CBS Workshop: THE FURNISHED ROOM
27Mar1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
cast:
Burton Mallory
Synopsis:
A young man brings happiness to three elderly people in "The Furnished Room". [RF]

[11] CBS Workshop: TESSIE MALFITANO / ANTON WALDEK  (2 plays)
03Apr1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
Written by Emanuel Frachtenberg
cast:
Maureen Stapleton ... Tessie
Joseph Wiseman ...... Anton
Synopsis:
Two short plays written by new TV writer Emanuel Frachtenberg.

1. In "Tessie Malfitano" A warm and friendly woman the wife of a restaurant owner tries to help her friends
and customers with their individual problems but is accused of meddling. [RF]
Others in the cast are: Albert Quinton, Alan Ansara, Julie Bovasso, Trese Hughes, Olympia Dukakis and Robert Jacquin.

2. In "Anton Waldek" A former European conductor enjoys reliving the triumphs of his past career and tries
to convince his friends that even here in America he is highly respected because of his musical background. [RF]

[12] CBS Workshop: THE BIBLE SALESMAN
10Apr1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
cast:
Garrett Morris
Synopsis:
A young boy hears the call to spread the words of Jesus. [RF]

[13] CBS Workshop: TOBIAS AND THE ANGEL
17Apr1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
Synopsis:
The story revolves around a blind man of 600 B. C. who has fallen on evil days after knowing wealth and
social position. He recalls that once he had loaned some money to a friend in a distant part of the country,
so he sends his son, Tobias, to collect the debt. The Archangel Raphael, disguised as a porter, appears
and accompanies the lad on the exciting journey. [RF]

[14] CBS Workshop: BROWN GIRL, BROWNSTONES
24Apr1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
cast:
Ossie Davis
Benita Evans
Ethel Ayler
Hilda Haynes
Vinette Carroll
Synopsis:
The story of a West Indian family attempting to adjust themselves to a new way of life. [RF]

[15] CBS Workshop: AFTERTHOUGHT
01May1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
Synopsis:
"Afterthought" a play without actors and "Mandy" a story of a summer romance conclude the first
season of CBS Workshop. [RF]

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2.01 [16] CBS Workshop: THE DIRTIEST WORD IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (90 min)
02Oct1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
cast:
Uta Hagen
Ben Piazza
Synopsis:
The story about an uninhabited life-loving woman who befriends a lonely man next door.
*NOTE: This is a 90 minute program this week only.

2.02 [17] CBS Workshop: ANOTHER VALLEY
09Oct1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
cast:
Addison Powell
Perry Wilson
Synopsis:
Story about a family of pickers who move about harvesting crops.

2.03 [18] CBS Workshop: THE CHANCES OF SYBELE DOBB
16Oct1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
cast:
Maureen Hurley
Synopsis:
A shock in Sybele's childhood makes her retreat from all contact with the outside world. [RF]

2.04 [19] CBS Workshop: HOW TO SHOOT FISH IN A BARREL
23Oct1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
Written by Charles Anderson
cast:
Dennis Cooney .... Joe Cody
Larry Hagman ..... Artie
Joan Chambers
Barbara Lord
Susan Reiselt
Synopsis:
While younger brother Joe is learning the lessons of cynical sex from older brother Artie during a bachelor
party, things become very philosophical as the interchange of life takes place. [RF]

[--] CBS Workshop:
30Oct1960 pre-empted for "Other Hat in the Ring" a report of minority parties in the Presidential election.

[--] CBS Workshop: The Conversion of Buster Drumwright
06Nov1960 CBS Sun (rerun from 21Feb60)
Producer Albert McCleery
Author Jesse Hill Ford's highly original treatment of a routine lynch-mob story was one of the highlights of
last year's workshop plays. Three brothers are intent on avenging the murder of their only sister. [RF]

2.05 [20] CBS Workshop: THE MORTGAGED HEART
13Nov1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
cast:
Philip Abbott
Patricia Smith
Synopsis:
Effect on the husband of his wife's murder is dramatized. [RF]

[--] CBS Workshop:
20Nov1960 pre-empted or rerun?

2.06 [21] CBS Workshop: MY THEORY ABOUT GIRLS
27Nov1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
cast:
Brandon DeWilde
Synopsis:
A teenager struggles with his conscience and intuition to understand the attitudes and fancies of the opposite sex. [RF]

2.07 [22] CBS Workshop: FLIGHT OF FANCY
04Dec1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
cast:
Margaret Truman .. Wife
Roy Poole ........ Husband
Bob Gerringer .... Stranger
Synopsis:
There's a tenderness in Ross Alexander's wisp of a play about a lost soul of a woman and her dream world that's
very attractive. [RF]

2.08 [23] CBS Workshop: THE MIND'S EYE
11Dec1960 CBS Sun
Producer Albert McCleery
cast:
Lois Nettleton
Allan Bergmann
Synopsis:
The psychoanalysis of a compulsive eater. [RF]

2.09 [24] CBS Workshop: THE SEVEN WHO WERE HANGED
18Dec1960 CBS Sun
Producer Robert Herridge
teleplay by Robert Herridge
story by Leonid Andreyev
cast:
Fritz Weaver ..... Writer
Joanna Merlin .... Musya
Donald Herron .... Werner
Olga Bellin ...... Tanya
Peter Brandon .... Sergey
Warren Finerty ... Vasya
Synopsis:
Today's drama takes an uncompromising look at the souls and minds of the condemned as the certainty of hanging
becomes real to them in a Russian prison. [RF]

2.10 [25] CBS Workshop: CHRISTMAS STORY
25Dec1960 CBS Sun
Adapted by Herbert Lieberman
From a short story Hank Searls
Synopsis:
George in Soviet air corridor and how a daring hunch by the pilot averted tragedy.
A plane carrying from East and West to Moscow from the USA runs into trouble. [RF]
 

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