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 Season 4 (CBS) (1957-58)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
contributions by: Rina Fox, Jim Brent, Professor Mike Nevins (MN)
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


################### Climax! ##################
############## season 4 1957-58 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
  CBS Thursdays 8:30-9:30pm Eastern (60 min)
 Shared this time slot approx every 4 weeks with  Chrysler: Shower Of Stars (CBS) (1954-58) (Music Variety Specials)

 

4.01 [--] Climax!: TRIAL BY FIRE

05Sep57

Written by Dick Stenger

starring

Forrest Tucker  ....... Chips Murphy
Linda Darnell ........ Helen Randall
Harry Townes ......... Don Randall
Malcolm Brodrick ..... Eddie
Byron Foulger ........ Frank

Synopsis:
After a small town near Los Angeles is almost destroyed by fire,

a newspaper editor discloses a note from a 13-year-old boy

threatening arson. The townspeople hold the youth responsible

 and begin tormenting his mother and stepfather. [MN]

 

4.02 [--] Climax!: THE SECRET OF THE RED ROOM ("Live" from Hollywood)

12Sep57

Teleplay by Charles Larsen

From an original story by Mary Loss

starring

Anna Maria Alberghetti  ... Kate
Michael Rennie ....... Lorenzo
Judith Evelyn ........ Nurse Helm
Una Merkel ........... Maud
Arthur Franz ......... Franco
Robert H. Harris
Synopsis:
At the turn of the century, a young woman who is about to come into an inheritance,

extends an invitation to a man who had befriended her as a schoolgirl in Europe.

Though seriously ill when he arrives, after being placed in the home's red room,

he unaccountably begins to regain his health. [RF]
 

4.03 [--] Climax!: NECESSARY EVIL

19Sep57

Written by Harold Jack Bloom

Directed by Buzz Kulik
starring

Lon Chaney Jr. .... Old Man Hawley

Margaret O'Brien ..... Angie Hawley

Dewey Martin .... Tom Coulter

Victor Jory .... John Coulter

Synopsis:
When a man with the reputation of a fast gun turns up in a small

New Mexico community, the townspeople including the man's son

want no part of him. Then two brothers who have vowed

revenge on the gunfighter ride into town. [MN]

 

4.04 [--] Climax!: ALONG CAME A SPIDER

26Sep57

Written by Leonard Spigelgass & Walter Reilly

starring

Ruth Hussey .... Alice Moore

Leif Ericson .... Richard Moore

Don Dubbins .... Chris Barker

Natalie Trundy .... Sally Moore

Jeanette Nolan .... Mrs. Barker

Synopsis:
Just as she's leaving home to meet her daughter at the airport,

a psychoanalyst receives a phone call from one of her patients who

tells her he's just killed a man. When the two women return

home the patient, who is waiting for them, pulls a gun, forces the

daughter into a room and locks the door. [MN]

 

4.05 [--] Climax!: JACOB AND THE ANGELS

03Oct57

Teleplay by Oliver Crawford

Based on an original story by Roland Brown & Clemmie Galloway
starring

Gig Young ....... Edgar Holt

Eva Gabor ....... Elissa Carlton

June Lockhart ....... Irene Mitchell

Otto Kruger ....... Judge Mitchell

Hugh Marlowe ....... Hunter

Keye Luke ....... Chen

Synopsis:
A lawyer whose career has been damaged by alcoholism tries

to redeem himself by defending a man accused of murder. [MN]

 

4.06 [--] Climax!: MASK FOR THE DEVIL

10Oct57

Teleplay by John McGreevey

Based on Charlotte Armstrong's novella "The Albatross"

(McCall’s, August & September 1957;

collected in THE ALBATROSS, Coward- McCann 1957)
starring

Nita Talbot ........ Esther Gardener

Steve Forrest ........ Tom Gardener

Jan Sterling ....... Audrey Caldwell

Paul Stewart ....... Paul Crichton

Synopsis:
Tom Gardener invites the invalid widow of a man he accidentally killed

to live with himself and his wife, unaware that her facade of sweetness

and gentleness conceals a scheme to destroy his marriage. [MN]

 

4.07 [--] Climax!: THE LARGEST CITY IN CAPTIVITY 

17Oct57

Producer Ralph Nelson
Script by John Vlahos
Directed by Buzz Kulik
starring

Franchot Tone ....... Kurt Baumann/Scott Malone

Viveca Lindfors ....... Lisa Muller

Lilia Skala ....... Mme. Muller

Otto Waldis ....... Emile

Kurt Kasznar ....... Lustig

Synopsis:
An American newspaperman in West Berlin and an East German

freedom fighter in the anti-Soviet underground not only bear a striking

 resemblance but are in love with the same woman, in whose apartment

 the freedom fighter takes refuge after being wounded. [MN]

 

4.08 [--] Climax!: TUNNEL OF FEAR

24Oct57

Producer Ralph Nelson
Written by Gerald Douglass

Directed by Paul Nickell

starring

Jack Carson ....... Eugene Skinner

Buddy Ebsen ....... Gaffney

Leora Dana ....... Rose Skinner

Darryl Hickman ....... Joe Skinner

Robert Ellenstein ....... Dr. Bernstein

James Flavin ....... Hogan

Sue George ....... Ann

Don Megowan

Keith Bryon

Gene Roth

James Gavin

Paul Thompson

Synopsis:

Drama about the men who struggle to move rivers and dig tunnels.

 

[--] preempted for Shower of Stars  - 31Oct57

 

4.09 [138] Climax!: KEEP ME IN MIND [verified-RF]
07Nov57 CBS Thur
Produced by Ralph Nelson
Script by Jerry Davis
Directed by Paul Nickell
Host Bill Lundigan
starring
Johnny Desmond ....... Mike Owens
Marisa Pavan .............. Ginny Cabot
James Dunn ............... Warren
Gil Stratton .................. Lou Palmer
Jackie Coogan ........... Ferguson
Denver Pyle ............... The Killer
Tom Duggan .............. Miller
Howard Ledig ............. Detective
*
Technical director .. A.J. Cunningham
Lighting director ..... Leard Davis
Set decorator ......... John Lamphear
Production supervisor .. William Larsen
Art director ............. Edgar Lansbury
Assistant to the producer ... Anthony Barr
Associate director ... Drew Handley
Story editor .... Dorothy Hechtlinger
Musical director ... Jerry Goldsmith
Synopsis:
When a Las Vegas singer with a reputation for publicity stunts claims to have seen a man wanted for murder,
no one except the murderer believes him. [RF/MN]
Note:
Johnny Desmond released the song "Keep Me in Mind" words and music by Tom August.
Arranged and conducted by Jack Fascinato. [RF]

 

4.10 [--] Climax!: TWO TESTS ON TUESDAY

14Nov57

Written by Jerry McNeely

Directed by Ralph Nelson
starring

John Drew Barrymore ....... Herm Farley

Susan Oliver ....... Pat Farley

John Baragrey ....... Dr. Frank Monk

Julie Adams ....... Coleen

Synopsis:
A college professor tries to help an ex-GI with a history of mental illness

whose anxiety over low grades caused him to cheat on his final exam. [RF]

 

4.11 [--] Climax!: A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

21Nov57

Based on John & Ward Hawkins' short story
D
irected by Robert Stevens

Hosts Bill Lundigan & Mary Costa
starring
Ralph Meeker ....... Alex Hill
Betsy Palmer ....... Connie
Bradford Dillman ... Fletcher
Tina Louise ........ Maxine
Janis Paige ........ Barbara
Synopsis:
A man wakes up with a hangover one morning believing he is responsible for a murder.

All he can remember is standing over a body holding a broken bottle in his hand.

 The girl in love with him is convinced he is innocent and helps him try to prove it. [RF]
 

4.12 [--] Climax!: MURDER HAS A DEADLINE

28Nov57

Written by Shirl Hendryx

Directed by Ralph Nelson
starring

Eddie Albert ...... David Adams

Constance Ford ....... Harriet Adams

Harry Bellaver ....... Inspector Matthews

Isabel Jewell ....... Actress

Synopsis:
A ruthless gossip columnist who's been receiving threatening

letters asks for police protection and then, in a panic attack,

barricades himself in his apartment. [MN]

 

4.13 [--] Climax!: THE DEVIL'S BROOD

05Dec57

Written by Al C. Ward

starring

Angela Lansbury ....... Judith Beresford

John Ericson ....... Cameron Lacey

Stephen McNally ....... Clark Rutman

Torin Thatcher ....... Fred Beresford

Peter Whitney ....... Peter Chubo

Synopsis:
Two fugitives, hoping for a life of ease and respectability, leave for Australia

to buy a sheep ranch, not knowing they're being followed by a blackmailer. [RF]

 

4.14 [--] Climax!: HURRICANE DIANE

12Dec57

Written by Sam Gruskin

starring

Brian Keith ....... Sam Pryce

Jeffrey Hunter ....... Phil Aubry

Vanessa Brown ....... Marian

Beulah Bondi ....... Countess

Noah Beery, Jr. ....... Reverend Hall

Jan Merlin ....... Roy Turner

Synopsis:
Among the people seeking shelter from a flood at a rundown Southern hotel

 are a man accused of murder, the deputy sheriff to whom he's handcuffed,

a compassionate young social worker, a preacher, and the hotel owner's

 disturbed wife who claims she's a countess. [MN]

 

4.15 [--] Climax!: TO WALK THE NIGHT (live)

19Dec57

Producer Edgar Peterson
Written by Gwen Bagni & Irwin Gielgud

Directed by Buzz Kulik

starring

Richard Boone ........ Det. Ed Brooks

Walter Matthau ........ Charlie Mapes

Mary Anderson ....... Julie Brooks

Judith Evelyn ....... Evelyn

George Tobias ....... Sergeant Levy

Joe di Reda

Helen Kleeb

Rita Lynn

Bruce MacFarlane

Mercedes Shirley

Michael Anzel

Synopsis:

On a snowy Christmas eve, police detective Ed Brooks hopes to

be able to get away early. But a call comes in that a prowler,

who has murdered several women, has struck again. [RF]

 

4.16 [--] Climax!: SHADOW OF A MEMORY

26Dec57

Script by Charles Larson
Based on George Batson's play
starring

Ann Todd ....... Jane Palmer

Alex Nicol ....... Michael Patterson

Harry Townes ....... Harry Collier

Marguerite Chapman ....... Kitty

Synopsis:
A woman returns to the cottage owned by her late husband

and tries to settle in, but a body is discovered in the living room

and she is accused of murder. [MN]

 

4.17 [--] Climax!: SCREAM IN SILENCE

 (aka Sermon in Silence)

02Jan58

Written by Eileen & Robert Mason Pollock

Directed by Paul Nickell/Drew Handley
starring

Anne Francis ....... Mary Bellison

Skip Homeier ....... Dr. Landry

Betty Field ....... Calle

William Talman ....... Detective

Sidney Blackmer ....... Frank Bellison

Morris Ankrum ........ Dr. Conrad
Alan Dexter .......... Lt. Hanscom
Mary Alan Hokanson ... Nurse
Cheerio Meredith ..... Mrs. Mehaffey
Synopsis:
A young medical student tries to help his next-door neighbor, who

has become depressed after losing several jobs. When she awakens

after a blackout with a gun in her hand, she's convinced that

she killed the man her stepmother loves. [MN]

 

[- -] preempted for Shower of Stars - 09Jan58

 

4.18 [--] Climax!: THIEVES OF TOKYO

16Jan58

Written by John McGreevey

starring

Dewey Martin  ....... Steve Hammond
Everett Sloane ..... Joseph Nezumi
Karen Sharpe ....... Jan Cooper
Michi Kobi ......... Aiko Nezumi
Synopsis:
While on the trail of a black-market ring in Tokyo, an undercover man

runs across a murder. During the investigation he begins to date a pretty

Japanese dancer, which upsets his American girlfriend. [RF]
 

4.19 [--] Climax!: SOUND OF THE MOON

(aka The Sound of Silence)

23Jan58

written by Gwen Bagni & Irwin Gielgud

starring

Vera Miles ....... Jan Michaels

Hoagy Carmichael ....... Jazzman

Royal Dano ....... Doctor

Ray Danton ....... Co-pilot

Synopsis:
Facing a personal crisis on a coast-to-coast flight, an airline hostess

appeals for help to a doctor on the plane but he claims he's too busy to see her. [MN]

 

4.20 [--] Climax!: BURST OF FIRE

30Jan58

Written by Jerome Gruskin

starring

Dennis Weaver ....... Steve Maclyn

Sally Forrest ....... Nina

Richard Garland ....... Jamie Maclyn

Joe Mantell ....... Father Maclyn

Synopsis:
A singer orders a copy made of an antique cross for an old friend of hers, a priest.

While she is in the jewelry store to pick up the cross, the store is held up by a

masked gunman who steals the cross and makes his escape. The thief resembles

the priest's brother. Then the third brother, a policeman, is assigned

to investigate the case. (Hollywood) [RF]

 

4.21 [--] Climax!: FOUR HOURS IN WHITE

06Feb58

Teleplay by Oliver Crawford
Based on a story by Ronald Sercomb

starring

Steve McQueen ....... Henry Reeves/Anthony Reeves

Dan Duryea ....... Dr. Dennis Sullivan

Ann Rutherford ...... Ann

Eduard Franz ....... Dr. Skinner

Gloria Talbott ....... Susan Anders

Rusty Lane ....... Policeman

Don Keefer ....... Orderly

Synopsis 1:

Trapped in a crossfire of human emotions, a hospital chief surgeon fights his own

conscience to decide the fate of two men. He must weigh the possible sacrifice

of one life for another. Drawing on years of experience, he defies the pressures of

time and personal fear to face one crucial moment of judgment. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
Just as Dr. Dennis Sullivan is about to leave for a weekend holiday, an emergency call comes in.

 Twin brothers have been injured in a motorcycle accident, one seriously.

The doctor plans a dangerous operation transplanting a vital organ from one twin to the other. [JB]

 

[--] preempted for Shower of Stars -  13Feb58

 

4.22 [--] Climax!: THE SECRET LOVE OF JOHNNY SPAIN

20Feb58

Written by Ellis St. Joseph

starring

Terry Moore ....... Julie

Gene Raymond ....... Grady Lederer

Audrey Totter ....... Anna Lederer

James Best ....... Shag

Conrad Nagel ....... Mr. Diamond

Johnny Desmond ....... Johnny Spain
Synopsis:
Four days before his movie is to be released, singing idol Johnny Spain is

killed in an airplane crash. His press agent decides he must dig up some publicity

to make the up-coming movie pay-off. He pressures Julie, a young starlet,

to pose as Spain's secret love. [MN]
 

*Note: Featured is an original song, "The Sands of Time," as recorded by Johnny Desmond [RF]

 

4.23 [--] Climax!: ALBERT ANASTASIA, HIS LIFE AND DEATH

27Feb58

Teleplay by Malvin Ward & Henry F. Greenberg

Based on a story by Bernard Girard

starring

Don Ameche ....... Sam Waterman

Eli Wallach ....... Albert Anastasia

Ted de Corsia ....... Big Joe

Doe Avedon ....... Alice Peters

Synopsis:

The story of Murder Inc. and the 1957 barber shop rub-out of mob czar Albert Anastasia.

Anastasia had an appeal that belied his reputation for brutality and impetuosity. He had a

sense of confidence and presence, and because he was so sure of himself

he was at ease with other people. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
On October 25 of last year two gunmen entered the barber shop of a large

Manhattan hotel, shot a customer to death and fled. The dead man had the reputation

of being familiar with such killings from the other end of the gun. Albert Anastasia was

reported to be the Lord High Executioner of Murder, Inc., and a powerful labor racketeer. [RF]

 

4.24 [--] Climax!: THE THIEF WITH THE BIG BLUE EYES 

06Mar58

Teleplay by Tom Coffey & Margaret Coffey

Based on a play by Will Lorin

starring

Lew Ayers ......... Bob Kilgore

Betty Furness ......... Ann Kilgore

Michel Ray ...... Urchin

Steve Stevens
Synopsis:
In Rome, an American actor and his wife come upon an Italian

 street urchin who appoints himself their guardian angel and after

awhile begins trying to cajole them into adopting him permanently. [MN]

 

4.25 [--] Climax!: SO DEADLY MY LOVE

13Mar58

Produced by Martin Manulis
Written by Marc Brandel
Based on the Stephen Ransome novel
Directed by Buzz Kulik

starring

Ralph Meeker ........ 'Griff' Griffith

Kim Hunter ......... Lynn Griffith

Scott McKay ........ Tim Hampden

Shepperd Strudwick ......... Father

Synopsis:
While on a date with her boyfriend a woman runs into her erratic

estranged husband. Later that night two ruffians beat up

 the boyfriend and kidnap the woman. [MN]

*NOTE:  Patricia Neal was announced to star in this episode but at the last minute Kim Hunter was given the role.

 

[--] preempted for Shower of Stars  - 20Mar58

 

4.26 [--] Climax!: THE GREAT WORLD AND TIMOTHY COLT

27Mar58

Teleplay by Mel Goldberg

based on Louis Auchincloss' novel THE GREAT WORLD AND TIMOTHY COLT

(Houghton Mifflin, 1956)

guest stars

Don Taylor ........ Timothy Colt

Cloris Leachman ........ Anne Colt

Maggie Hayes ........ Eileen Shelton

Milburn Stone ........ Mr. Dale

Edward Andrews ........ George Emlen

Synopsis 1:

A large Manhattan law firm and the tireless dedication of Timothy Colt, the new

young lawyer. As he rises in the firm the opportunity to see the conflict between ethics

and ambition are upon him. His disillusionment  and the constant dishonesty shakes

him to his foundations of belief against the bitter cynical conquest of his new great world. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
Timothy Colt is a rising young lawyer who aspires to a junior partnership in the

law firm of Sheffield, Knox and Dale. Given the task of handling the estate of ruthless

George Emlen, a nephew of Mr. Dale, Tim is appalled at Emlen's lack of ethics in

his business dealings, but realizes that partnership in the law firm hinges on how well

he serves Emlen. Then at a party Tim is goaded by Emlen into insulting him. [RF]

 

4.27 [--] Climax!: ON THE TAKE

03Apr58

Teleplay by Ellis Marcus

Based on a magazine article by Capt. Todd O. Thoman, Jr

starring

Paul Douglas .......... Lt. Todd Thoman

Nehemiah Persoff ......... Lt. Cal Nourse

Marian Seldes ......... Betty

Steve Brodie ......... Bert Hendricks

Katharine Bard ......... Rose

Synopsis:

In trying to clean up the local bookmakers, the Washington, D.C. Police department

becomes convinced that members of the force are accepting payoff money.

Lt. Todd Thoman is assigned the task of discovering the crooked cops. [RF]

 

4.28 [--] Climax!: THE VOLCANO SEAT

10Apr58

(repeated later in June 12)

Written by David Swift

Directed by David Swift

guest stars

Michael Wilding ......... MacKenzie Barton

Albert Salmi ......... Lt. Irwin Nichols

Patricia Cutts .......... Sharon Barton

Joe Di Reda

Bernie Hamilton

Russ Conway

Paul Smith

Gene Blakely

Robert Keys

James Gavin

Gregory Walcott

Michael Hagen

Robert Carson

Ed Locke

Synopsis:

This true story involving the crew of an in-air refueling operation for

Air Force bombers who take a training team on a dangerous mission.

RAF Flight Lieutenant MacKenzie Barton is assigned to an American Air Force

base as a result of an exchange of pilots between the RAF and the U.S. Air Force.

Barton receives orders to pilot an Air Force tanker--a plane which is capable of refueling

jet bombers in mid-air. But in trying to gain the confidence of the American crew members,

Barton encounters only resentment. The story is based on an actual experience

Based on a true event, tensions mount when the crew of an in-air refueling operation

 for Air Force bombers have to take a training crew on a dangerous mission. [RF]

 

[--] preempted for Shower of Stars - 17Apr58

 

4.29 [--] Climax!: SHOOTING FOR THE MOON

24Apr58

written by Henry F. Greenberg & Malvin Wald

starring

John Forsythe ......... Frank Colby

Dick York ......... Gordon Bates

Bethel Leslie ......... Jessica Colby

Alexander Scourby ......... Eric Betzdorff

Robert Armstrong ......... Barney Farrell

Synopsis:
Engineer Frank Colby and his staff have developed a nose cone capable of

launching into outer space. Now comes a tough new problem - letting this cone

and then retrieving it. This looks like a year's work. Suddenly the Army

sets a new deadline - 90 days. [RF]
*Note: With settings at Cape Canaveral, Fla., Huntsville, Ala., and Detroit,

 this episode offers a fictional story of the men behind the ballistic missiles.

 

4.30 [--] Climax!: THE DEADLY TATTOO

01May58

Producer Edgar Peterson
Teleplay by Oliver Crawford
Based on Ed McBain's novel THE CON MAN (Permabooks, 1957)
Directed by Paul Nickell

starring

Anne Francis ....... Teddy Baxter

Peter Graves ....... Steve Baxter

Henry Silva ........ Slayer

Anna Mae Wong ........ Mayli

Olive Deering

Synopsis:
A detective whose wife lost the power of speech after a polio attack

 is assigned to investigate a series of murders in which the killer left a

heart-shaped tattoo on each of his victims. [MN]

 

4.31 [--] Climax!: THE BIG SUCCESS

08May58

Teleplay by John McGreevey

Based on Ian Gordon's novel THE BIG SUCCESS (Dell, 1956)
starring

Jonathan Harris ......... Fritz Weiser

Scott Brady ......... Matt Beldon

Marilyn Erskine ......... Eve Rathvon

Ed Begley ......... Harry Rathvon

Richard Garland .......... Gil Rathvon

Synopsis:

Leo Carson a businessman who worked his way up from machinist's helper to

owner of a million-dollar business. He realizes too late that the important things in life,

 his family have chosen destructive lifestyles and his own mistakes have

caused harm to everyone else. [RF]

 

4.32 [--] Climax!: THE DISAPPEARANCE OF DAPHNE

15May58

Teleplay by Robert Blees

Based on Nancy Rutledge’s novella "Death Stalks the Bride"

 (Saturday Evening Post, 29 March-5 April-12 April-19 April 1958)
starring

Mona Freeman ......... Cynthia Crane

Ray Danton ........ Eric Bartholomew

Elaine Stritch ........ Kristie Crane

Irene Papas ........ Maxanne York

Eduardo Ciannelli ........ Papa Raoul

Synopsis:
A young heiress marries a dancer after a whirlwind courtship but soon

 comes to suspect he's responsible for the mysterious

disappearance of his former dancing partner. [MN]

 

4.33 [--] Climax!: TIME OF THE HANGING

22May58

Written by Harry Julian Fink and Arthur Geller

directed by Buzz Kulik

starring

Lee Marvin .......... Mannon Tate

William Shatner .......... Ben Tate

Marsha Hunt .......... Julie Brennan

Harry Townes .......... Sheriff Will Brennan

John Litel ........... Judge

Synopsis:

In Texas, during the 1880's, cattlemen resent the intrusion of homesteaders on

 their grazing lands. When cattleman Mannon Tate's brother is sentenced to hang

 for the murder of a homesteader, Tate makes a desperate attempt to prevent the

execution. Believing the sheriff is allied with the farmers, Tate takes him and his wife hostage. [RF]

 

4.34 [--] Climax!: THE PUSH-BUTTON GIANT

29May58

Adapted by Irving Wallace

based on Arnold Shaw's novel THE MONEY SONG (Random House, 1953)
Directed by Paul Nickell

starring

Barry Nelson ......... Dick Milton

Martha Hyer ....... Vi Johnson

Everett Sloane .......... Uncle Max Brewster

Bob Sweeney .......... Johnny Gregg

Barbara Nichols .......... Gale Benson

Synopsis:
A song plugger making his daily rounds meets an attractive young singer

 in a recording executive's waiting room and, by passing himself off as

her manager, begins climbing to the top of the music world. [MN]

 

4.35 [--] Climax!: SPIDER WEB

05Jun58

Producer Anthony Barr

Teleplay by Charles Hoffman

Based on a novel, The Candy Kid, by Dorothy Hughes

Directed by Buzz Kulik

Host William Lundigan

guest stars

Fernando Lamas .......... Jose Aragon

Rita Moreno ..........Francesca

Shai K. Ophir .......... Spider

Dina Merrill .......... Iris Farrar

Herbert Anderson .......... Devlin

Synopsis:

José Aragon, wealthy Texas cattleman, is on a cattle-buying expedition on the Mexican border.

 After a grueling day looking over the stock, Aragon returns to his hotel, tired and dirty.

 A beautiful young woman sees Aragon enter the hotel, and, because of his unkempt appearance,

 believes he is one of the local peasants. She approaches him and asks him to do her a favor.

 Amused when she offers him five dollars for the errand, Aragon consents to cross

the border and pick up a package for her [RF]

 

[--] Climax!: The Volcano Seat

12Jun58 (repeat of April 10/58)

 

4.36 [--] Climax!: HOUSE OF DOUBT

19Jun58

Teleplay by Irving Wallace

Based on Mabel Seeley's novel THE CRYING SISTERS (Doubleday, 1939)
starring

Vera Miles ....... Janet Reese

Stephen McNally ......... Steve Corbett

Patricia Medina ........ Liz Burdock

Gene Reynolds ....... Hank

Elizabeth Patterson ....... Mrs. Garr

Synopsis:
Janet Reese takes a job at the home of Steve Corbett, wealthy real-estate man,

caring for his young child. She learns that Corbett's wife has only recently died and

under mysterious circumstances. Soon Janet begins to fear for her own life. [RF]

 

4.37 [--] Climax!: CABIN B-13 (final show of the series)

26Jun58

Based on John Dickson Carr's radio play "Cabin B-13"

(Suspense, CBS, 16 March 1943; collected in

THE DOOR TO DOOM AND OTHER DETECTIONS, Harper & Row 1980)
guest stars

Kim Hunter .......... Ann Brewster

Barry Sullivan .......... Dr. Edwards

Alex Nicol .......... Robert Brewster

Hurd Hatfield .......... Morini

Sebastian Cabot .......... Captain Wilkins

Synopsis:

Shortly after Ann and Robert Brewster board a luxury liner for their honeymoon cruise,

Robert disappears with the fortune he received as a wedding present from Ann.

Ann reports her husband's disappearance to the captain. To her astonishment he

informs her that there is no record of either herself or her husband as passengers,

 and that the cabin number she has given is non-existent. [RF]

 

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