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 Colgate Theatre (1949-50)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive

 with contributions by: Rina Fox

references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive, New York Times

 

COLGATE THEATRE

NBC

January 1949 to June 1950

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Jan 1949-Oct 1949 NBC Mon 9:00-9:30

Oct 1949-Jun 1950 NBC Sun 8:30-9:00
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Aug 1958-Oct 1958 NBC Tue 9:00-9:30
 

 Live half-hour Anthology series
 

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NBC Mondays 9:00-9:30pm   (Jun 1949-Oct 1949)
 

1.1 Colgate Theatre:  (premiere)

3Jan49 NBC Mon

 

1.xx Colgate Theatre: MR. AND MRS. NORTH

04Jul1949 NBC Mon

 

1.xx Colgate Theatre: VIC AND SADE

11Jul1949 NBC Mon

 

###### Colgate Theatre ######
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NBC Sundays at 8:30pm

(aired after Perry Como's Supper Club and before Television Playhouse)

2.1 [--] Colgate Theatre: THE QUEEN BEE
02Oct1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Clare Luce

2.2 [--] Colgate Theatre: SOMETHING'S GOT TO GIVE
09Oct1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
John Beal
Haila Stoddard

2.3 [--] Colgate Theatre: RETALIATION
16Oct1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
?


2.4 [--] Colgate Theatre: YOUNG STACEY
23Oct1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Norma Jane Marlowe

2.5 [--] Colgate Theatre: THE OLD LADY SHOWS HER MEDALS
30Oct1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
Written by J.M. Barrie
Director Melville Burke (TV directorial debut)
starring
Florence Reed

2.6 [--] Colgate Theatre: REMEMBER THE DAY
06Nov1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Donald Rose

2.7 [--] Colgate Theatre: O'BRIEN
13Nov1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Phil Arthur
Jean Pugsley

2.8 [--] Colgate Theatre: NEWS ITEM
20Nov1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
James Engler
Mary Alice Moore

2.9 [--] Colgate Theatre: DAUGHTERS ARE DIFFERENT
27Nov1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Marta Linden
Dean Harens
Wendy Drew
Mary K. Welles

2.10 [--] Colgate Theatre: COMPANY FOR DINNER
04Dec1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Dorrit Kelton
John Baragrey
Mary K. Welles
Harry Bannister

2.11 [--] Colgate Theatre: A TRIP TO CZARDIS
11Dec1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Butch Cavell
Norma Jane Marlowe

2.12 [--] Colgate Theatre: THE PEARLS
18Dec1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Renold Evans
Donald Buka

2.13 [--] Colgate Theatre: BLESSED ARE THEY
25Dec1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Ian Keith
Norma Jane Marlowe

2.14 [--] Colgate Theatre: I'LL MARRY YOU LATER
01Jan1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Walter Klavan
Robert Gonay

2.15 [--] Colgate Theatre: SECOND GENERATION
08Jan1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Carroll Ashburn
Neva Patterson

2.16 [---] Colgate Theatre: BERT'S WEDDING
15Jan1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Parker Fennelly
Wendy Drew
Frank Thomas Jr.

2.17 [--] Colgate Theatre: TWO FOR A PENNY
22Jan1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Neva Patterson
William Post Jr.

2.18 [--] Colgate Theatre: ABBY, HER FARM
29Jan1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Jimsey Somers
Joan Castle
John Newland
Jack Diamond.

2.19 [--] Colgate Theatre: THE TRAP
05Feb1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Oliver Thorndyke
Mary K. Welles

2.20 [--] Colgate Theatre: THE BRAVE AND EARLY FALLEN
12Feb1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Royal Dano

2.21 [--] Colgate Theatre: THE KARPOLDI LETTER
19Feb1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
William Neil

2.22 [--] Colgate Theatre: THE LONG YOUNG DREAMS
26Feb1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Faye Emerson
Barry Nelson

2.23 [--] Colgate Theatre: NEITHER A BORROWER
05Mar1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Leona Maricle
Perry Wilson

2.24 [--] Colgate Theatre: ALWAYS A KNIFE IN THE BACK
12Mar1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Vicki Cummings

2.25 [--] Colgate Theatre: BLACKMAIL
19Mar1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
William Post Jr.
Virginia Gilmore
Cynthia Carlin

2.26 [--] Colgate Theatre: THE GREEN BUSH
26Mar1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Robert Feyti
Eleanor Lynn
Jonathan Marlowe

2.27 [--] Colgate Theatre: BURDEN OF GUILT
02Apr1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Clay Clement

2.28 [--] Colgate Theatre: MOTIVE FOR MURDER
09Apr1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
John Baragrey
Pam Duncan

2.29 [--] Colgate Theatre: DOUBLE ENTRY
16Apr1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Florence Reed
Robert Feyti

2.30 [--] Colgate Theatre: THE WITNESS TO THE CRIME
23Apr1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Joe Glendenning
June Dayton
Frank M. Thomas

2.31 [--] Colgate Theatre: THE LAWBEATERS
30Apr1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Lee Tracy

2.32 [--] Colgate Theatre: THE SUITABLE PRESENT
07May1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Kathleen Comegys

 2.33 [--] Colgate Theatre: REVENGE BY PROXY
14May1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Nancy Coleman
Phil Arthur
Bernard Kates
Victor Sutherland

2.34 [--] Colgate Theatre: CHANGE OF MURDER
21May1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Bernard Nedell
Charles Jordan
Alfred Hopson

2.35 [--] Colgate Theatre: SOUTH WIND
28May1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
William Post Jr.
Peggy French

2.36 [--] Colgate Theatre: I GOT WHAT IT TAKES
04Jun1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring

2.37 [--] Colgate Theatre: THE HOTEL OF THE THREE KINGS
11Jun1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Elwyn Harvey
Sara Anderson
William Beach

2.38 [--] Colgate Theatre: HANDS OF THE ENEMY
18Jun1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Alfreda Wallace
Kem Dibbs
Richard McMurray

2.39 [--] Colgate Theatre: SATAN'S WAITIN'
25Jun1950 NBC Sun [NYT]
starring
Jeanne Cagney
Pierre Watkins

*Note: Last episode of the series. "The Hank McCune Show" debuts.

 -
Colgate Theatre (1958)

Aug 1958-Oct 1958 NBC Tuesdays 9:00-9:30

 
1.01 Colgate Theatre: ADVENTURES OF A MODEL
19Aug1958 NBC Tue
starring
Joanne Dru .......... Marilyn Woods
Roland Winters ...... The Texan
John Emery .......... Ralph Carter
William Redfield .... Dr. Roger Boone
Nancy Kulp
Phil Arnold
Roxanne Arlen
Jimmy Cross
Charles Wagenheim
William Kendis
Robert D. Jellison
*This was a possible pilot for tv series.
This mystery got so panned because of it's humorless comedy with canned laughter and a hackneyed plot.

1.02 Colgate Theatre: THE LAST MARSHAL
26Aug1958 NBC Tue
starring
James Craig
Marshall Thompson
Robert J. Wilke
Synopsis:
The marshal is sent to Wyoming to clean up shady dealings by men on both sides of the law.

1.03 Colgate Theatre: TONIGHT IN HAVANA
02Sep1958 NBC Tue
Produced & Directed by Fletcher Markle
Teleplay by David Ahlers
Story by Burnham Carter
starring
Ricardo Montalban .... Tio
Mari Aldon ........... Sorita
Edward Colmans ....... Captain Molina
Lita Milan ........... Amelia
Maria Muniz .......... Mme. Dobinsky (as Maria Munne)
James Gavin .......... Sam
Rogelio Hernandez .... Saavedra
Luis G. Oquendo ...... Mendez
Gustave Meier ........ Attache
Raul Castellanos ..... Taxi Driver
Synopsis:
The carefree lives of Havana restaurant owner Tio and his wife Amelia change. An old flame of Tio's comes to him and
pleads for the restaurateur's help in recovering a stolen necklace. (film)

1.04 Colgate Theatre: MR. TUTT
09Sep1958 NBC Tue
Produced by Winston O'Keefe
Directed by Jerry Thorpe
Teleplay by Ellis Marcus & Harold Swanton
Story by Arthur Train
starring
Walter Brennan ...... Mr. Tutt
Vera Miles .......... Judy Gregory
George Weiss ........ Nate Phillips
Olive Blakeney ...... Olive
Don Shelton ......... Uncle Ben
Geraldine Carr ...... Aunt Sarah
Harry Harvey Jr. .... Charlie
Barbara Fuller ...... Mrs. Phillips

1.05 Colgate Theatre: FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
16Sep1958 NBC Tue
written & directed by Orson Welles
music by Orson Welles
narrated by Orson Welles
starring
Ben Tobin
Rick Jason
Joi Lansing
Synopsis:
The story of a scientist who gives his ex-sweetheart a vial of fluid as a wedding gift. She is told that there
is enough in the vial for only one person and she is to choose between herself and her new husband. The fluid
will enable a person to keep their good looks for 200 years and this of course makes the girl ponder her choice.
*Note This episode was an unsold pilot, and won the Peabody Award.
Orson Welles not only narrated, he wrote the story, arranged the music, designed the sets, directed the production and does some acting.

1.06 Colgate Theatre: MACGREEDY'S WOMAN
23Sep1958 NBC Tue
Produced by David Heilweil
Directed by Allen H. Miner
Written by Gloria Saunders
starring
Jane Russell
Jonathan Harris
Sean McClory
Ned Glass
Bill Erwin
Synopsis:
The operator of a night club tries to turn a gambler into an honest man, a chore complicated by romance and the intrusion of others.
*NOTE: Another rejected pilot.

1.07 Colgate Theatre: WELCOME TO WASHINGTON
30Sep58 NBC Tue
starring
Claudette Colbert
Leif Erickson
Synopsis:
A lady politician and her husband house-hunt in Washington in a role reversal storyline.
*NOTE: Also titled as The Claudette Colbert Show another rejected pilot. It was also Claudette's only attempt at a television series.

1.08 Colgate Theatre: IF YOU KNEW TOMORROW
07Oct1958 NBC Tue
Produced by Vincent M. Fennelly
Written by Palmer Thompson
starring
Bruce Gordon
Dan Barton
Judith Ames
Frances Bavier
Herb Vigran
Harry Harvey Jr.
Dick Ryan
Harry Cheshire
Synopsis:
A newscaster has a teletype machine that reports news events before they happen.
This puts him on the trail of a woman who is slated to driver her car into a train.
 

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