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Hosted by Richard Stark
 Season 4 (CBS) (1953-54)
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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CBS Tuesdays 10:00-10:30pm Eastern

4.01 [--] Danger: ONCE OVER LIGHTLY
29Sep1953 CBS Tue
starring
Joe Maross
Charles Mendick
Christine White
Synopsis:
The story of a barber who sees too much, and a reporter who tells too much and the detective who finds that
three lives are all in his hands.[RF]

4.02 [--] Danger: HELP WANTED
06Oct1953 CBS Tue
written by Robert Wallsten
starring
Arthur Franz
Georgann Johnson
Cynthia Rogers
Albert Teem
Robert P. Lieb
Synopsis:
A husband-wife butler-maid team become involved in the theft of priceless diamonds.[RF]

4.03 [--] Danger: ...BUT THE PATIENT DIED
13Oct1953 CBS Tue
written by Irving Gaynor Neiman
starring
Gene Lockhart
Synopsis:
An elderly doctor is faced with the alternative of saving a young man's life or his own.[RF]

4.04 [--] Danger: FATHER OF THE MAN
20Oct1953 CBS Tue
starring
Perry Wilson
Dan Morgan
Synopsis:
A carnival fortune teller makes living by predicting false happiness for his customers.[RF]

4.05 [--] Danger: BLACKMAIL
27Oct1953 CBS Tue
written by William L. Stuart
starring
Warren Stevens
Irene Vernon
Synopsis:
A candidate for political office becomes involved in a blackmail scheme by a beautiful blonde who goes after
the very married candidate.[RF]

4.06 [--] Danger: THE FACE OF THE STRANGER
03Nov1953 CBS Tue
written by Irving Werstein
starring
Don Dubbins
Synopsis:
A youthful artist whose inability in refrain from sketching while tending his father's bar involves him in a
series of exciting incidents. When a mysterious shooting occurs, the boy's hobby provides an interesting turn
in the exciting story.[RF]

4.07 [--] Danger: FLAMINGO
10Nov1953 CBS Tue
written by Steve Allen
starring
Steve Allen
Jayne Meadows
Synopsis:
A woman of the Orient is in love with a derelict musician.[RF]

4.08 [--] Danger: THE EDUCATED HEART
17Nov1953 CBS Tue
written by Maria Baumer
starring
Basil Rathbone
Margaret Phillips
Martin Brooks
Synopsis:
A meek secondhand bookstore owner becomes involved with a pathological killer.[RF]

4.09 [--] Danger: THE TOWERMAN
24Nov1953 CBS Tue
starring
Jackie Cooper
Chester Morris
Synopsis:
Two brothers become involved in an attempted murder and a million-dollar payroll robbery. The railroad switchtower
of a small town is taken over as the brothers and henchmen take over to carry through the payroll robbery.[RF]

4.10 [--] Danger: DEATH TRAP
01Dec1953 CBS Tue
written by Robert Ryf
starring
Eddie Albert
Ann Rutherford
Synopsis:
The story of a woman trapped in her apartment in fear of an escaped criminal she helped send to jail.[RF]

4.11 [--] Danger: THE MAN WITH THE GUN
08Dec1953 CBS Tue
written by George & Gertrude Fass
starring
William Prince
Synopsis:
The Durango Kid tries to forget the past and settle down in the West only to encounter hostile neighbors.[RF]

4.12 [--] Danger: THE CHRISTMAS PRESENT
15Dec1953 CBS Tue
written by Alex Furth
starring
Andrew Duggan
Joseph Walsh (as Joey Walsh)
Synopsis:
A burglar dressed up as Santa Claus and a boy who wants to be his second story man.[RF]

4.13 [--] Danger: PRELUDE TO DEATH
22Dec1953 CBS Tue
written by G. Morrow
starring
Frances Reid
Lonny Chapman
Synopsis:
Two sisters are fighting for the affections of a young pianist.[RF]

4.14 [--] Danger: THE PSYCHOLOGICAL ERROR
29Dec1953 CBS Tue
written by Maury Stern
starring
Carole Mathews
Leslie Nielsen
Synopsis:
A young architect and his wife are brought to the brink of disaster when they commit the psychologial error.[RF]

4.15 [--] Danger: NIGHT OF RECKONING
05Jan1954 CBS Tue
starring
Edward Binns
Walter Matthau
Constance Ford
Synopsis:
A policeman is drummed out of the police force for his alleged membership in a dope ring. To clear his name he
joins the gang in an effort to get evidence. His police friends are unwilling to help and he finds himself
snarled in his own trap.[RF]

4.16 [--] Danger: SUDDEN SHOCK
12Jan1954 CBS Tue
written by Kate Nickerson
starring
Georgann Johnson
Synopsis:
A librarian is confronted by a self-made writer who is threatening her well-being.[RF]

4.17 [--] Danger: RIVERIA REVISITED
19Jan1954 CBS Tue
starring
Carmen Mathews
Synopsis:
An American tourist finds danger in returning to the scene of her honeymoon.[RF]

4.18 [--] Danger: SREDNI VASHTAR
26Jan1954 CBS Tue
story by Hector Hugo Munro
starring
Rex Thompson
Synopsis:
A child used a fierce animal to overcome restrictions of a domineering relative.[RF]

4.19 [--] Danger: FREEDOM TO GET LOST
02Feb1954 CBS Tue
written by Halsted Welles
starring
Charlton Heston
Hildy Parks
Synopsis:
A young scientist is on the verge of a breakdown.[RF]

4.20 [--] Danger: IN LINE OF DUTY
09Feb1954 CBS Tue
written by Mel Goldberg
starring
Joanne Woodward
Paul Langton
Synopsis:
A Police Sergeant must guard to beautiful witnesses in a murder investigation.[RF]

4.21 [--] Danger: FALL GUY
16Feb1954 CBS Tue
written by M.C. Halman
starring
James Gregory
E.G. Marshall
Larry Robinson
Synopsis:
An ex-convict back on the straight and narrow jeopardizes his role in society when he befriends an errant youth.[RF]

4.22 [--] Danger: SHORTY
23Feb1954 CBS Tue
written by David P. Harmon
starring
Joe Maross
Harry Bellaver
Synopsis:
A couple of hold-up artists run into problems while attempting to rob a bar, namely a customer named "Shorty".[RF]

4.23 [--] Danger: A DIP IN THE POOL
02Mar1954 CBS Tue
adapted by Albert Hubbell
story by Roald Dahl
starring
Harry Townes
Synopsis:
A couple on a cruise turns into a nightmare when a murder occurs.[RF]

4.24 [--] Danger: THE FIRST HOLD UP
09Mar1954 CBS Tue
written by Alex Furth
starring
Ben Gazzara
Bethel Leslie
Synopsis:
A reform school delinquent sets out revenge against society.[RF]

4.25 [--] Danger: THE ACTOR
16Mar1954 CBS Tue
written by Maury Stern
starring
Catherine McLeod
Dane Clark
Synopsis:
A young Hollywood actor gets mixed up with some tough guys from his old neighborhood.[RF]

4.26 [--] Danger: THE BET
23Mar1954 CBS Tue
starring
Edward Binns
Kim Stanley
Synopsis:
A man bets that he can cure an alcoholic in one month.[RF]

4.27 [--] Danger: THE LITTLE WOMAN
30Mar1954 CBS Tue
written by Joe Scully
produced & directed by Andrew McCullough
starring
James Dean as Augie
Lydia Reed
Lee Bergere
Frank Maxwell
Mildred Duavod
Albert Salmi
Robert Snively as Charley (uncredited)
Synopsis:
A little girl hides a criminal in her playhouse.[RF]

4.28 [--] Danger: THE RUNAWAYS
06-Apr-1954 CBS Tue
written by Alfred Brenner
starring
Ray Boyle
Jennie Eagam
Synopsis:
A couple who meet on a bus runaway to escape from their troubled past.[RF]

4.29 [--] Danger: ROAD HAPPY
13-Apr-1954 CBS Tue
written by Michael Cramoy
starring
Conrad Janis
Synopsis:
Two musicians and their female vocalist become involved in a romantic triangle while on tour.[RF]

4.30 [--] Danger: LIVE AND LET LIVE
20-Apr-1954 CBS Tue
written by John McGreevey
starring
Mario Alcade
David Opatoshu
Maurice Tarlin
Synopsis:
A criminal holds a fisherman and his son hostage after a robbery.[RF]

4.31 [--] Danger: ESCAPE ROUTE
27-Apr-1954 CBS Tue
Written by Donald Bevan
Synopsis:
A war prisoner escapes a Nazi prison camp thru disguise.

4.32 [--] Danger: THE TITLE FIGHT
04-May-1954 CBS Tue
written by Joe Marr
Synopsis:
A heavyweight fighter is more concerned about the blossoming affair between his wife and trainer, than the big fight.[RF]

4.33 [--] Danger: OUTLAW'S BOOTS
04-May-1954 CBS Tue
written by Theodore Apstein
starring
James Gregory
William Smithers
Synopsis:
A man plans to wed the daughter of the town's Sheriff when the arrival of his outlaw brother changes things.[RF]

4.34 [--] Danger: DE CASTRIES OF DIENBIENPHU
18-May-1954 CBS Tue
written by Theodore Apstein
Synopsis:
True story about the horrific garrison of Dien Bien Pho during the Indo-Chinese war.[RF]

4.35 [--] Danger: DANGER COUNTER (AKA Deadly Counter)
25-May-1954 CBS Tue
starring
Ian Tucker
Synopsis:
A little boy on an airplane trip plays with his toy Geiger counter. He's sure that he gets a positive reaction when
he passes an evil-looking passenger and decides the man must be carrying a bomb.[RF]

4.36 [--] Danger: THE BOUNCER
01-Jun-1954 CBS Tue
Synopsis:
An ex-prize-fighter gives advice to a newcomer. [RF]

4.37 [--] Danger: THE LONELY ROAD (aka LONESOME ROAD)
08-Jun-1954 CBS Tue
Written by Leo Golded
starring
John Cassavetes
Raymond Bramley
Synopsis:
A father is suspicious when the son he had put out of the house returns for a visit. The boy had been convicted
of stealing once before, and the father isn't at all sure that he won't try it again.[RF]

4.38 [--] Danger: THE BIG MAN
15-Jun-1954 CBS Tue
starring
Philip Abbott
Joan Lorring
Synopsis:
A meek bank employee tries to impress a woman and winds up at the edge of financial disaster.[RF]

4.39 [--] Danger: ONE CAN'T HELP FEELING SORRY
22-Jun-1954 CBS Tue
Synopsis:
A gangster is deported out of America when his crimes catch up with him.[RF]

4.40 [--] Danger: AN AFFAIR OF DELICACY
29Jun1954 CBS Tue
written by Palmer Thompson
starring
Philip Bourneuf
Joan Wetmore
Jacques Aubuchon
Synopsis:
A woman feeling ignored in her marriage seeks an unlikely affair with a new partner.[RF]

4.41 [--] Danger: THE GUNMAN
06Jul1954 CBS Tue
written by Howard Rodman
starring
Ben Gazzara
Synopsis:
Upset over receiving a "Dear John" letter from his fiance, an angry Korean War veteran pays her a visit.[RF]

4.42 [--] Danger: THE LION'S MOUTH
13Jul1954 CBS Tue
written by Albert Capa
Synopsis:
During the Korean conflict, a group of medical missionaries are dropped into the line of fire when dropped
behind Communist lines.[RF]

4.43 [--] Danger: NEVER COME HOME
20Jul1954 CBS Tue
written by Kate Nickerson
starring
Leslie Nielsen
Barbara Britton
John Emery
Synopsis:
An embezzler out on parole finds no support from his wife to help him start over.[RF]

4.44 [--] Danger: THE TROPHY
27Jul1954 CBS Tue
written by Ed Adamson & Robert Haines
starring
George Kilroy
Synopsis:
A wealthy man believes he can buy and get anything he wants out of life with his money.[RF]

4.45 [--] Danger: THE KEY
03Aug1954 CBS Tue
Written by Richard Lortz
starring
Robert P. Lieb
Abby Lewis
Michael Strong
Synopsis:
An escaped murderer uses a Boy Scout to help him in his escape.[RF]

4.46 [--] Danger: A HANDFUL OF SALT
10Aug1954 CBS Tue
written by Basil Burwell
starring
Eva Gabor
Berry Kroeger
David J. Stewart
Synopsis:
The wife of a trader finds out her husband is doing alot more than trading salt when she uncovers diamonds
hidden in the bags of salt. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
The story, by Basil Burwell is set an Timbuktu and deals with salt caravans which cross the Sahara. Eva plays
the wife of an English trader who mixes diamonds with the salt. [RF]

4.47 [--] Danger: AN ANGEL OF CLAY
17Aug1954 CBS Tue
starring
Frank Marth
Hildy Parks
William Gargan
Synopsis:
A woman helps out a man fighting demons and gets caught in a desperate situation. [RF]

4.48 [--] Danger: ONE DAY'S PAY
24Aug1954 CBS Tue
starring
Jacqueline Susann
James Daly
Elspeth Eric
Synopsis:
A sailor tries to collect enough money to return home after losing everything in Reno. [RF]

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