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 Season 5 (CBS) (1954-55)
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


 #################### Danger ##################
############## season 5 1954-55 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
CBS Tuesdays 9:30-10:00pm Eastern
 

Ep 5.01 [--] Danger: A SHADOW ON THE SAND

31-Aug-1954

written by Stanley Niss

starring
Sylvia Daneel
Peter Von Zerneck
Synopsis:
A British agent seeks a German adventurer who

was formerly one of Rommel's top fighting men. [RF]

 

Ep 5.02 [--] Danger: KNEE-HIGH TO A CORPSE

07-Sep-1954

written by Frank P. DeFelitta

starring

Walter Burke ..... Inch
Carole Mathews ... Laura
Frank Campanella
Douglas Rodgers
Synopsis:
Dwarf sized "Inch" the disdained member of a fur stealing gang, reads

fairy stories to escape reality. Regarded as harmless by the rest of the gang, "Inch"

turns the tables on them when the beautiful Laura provokes his wrath. [RF]
 

Ep 5.03 [--] Danger: ONE FOR THE ANGELS

14-Sep-1954

written by Rod Serling

directed by Byron Paul

 

Ep 5.04 [--] Danger: SEE NO EVIL

21-Sep-1954

written by J.C. Sheer

starring

Nina Foch

 

Ep 5.05 [--] Danger: CORNERED

28-Sep-1954

written by Paul Monash

starring

Everett Sloane

 

Ep 5.06 [--] Danger: THE OBSESSION

05-Oct-1954

written by Robert J. Shaw

starring

Barbara Baxley

Ruth White

 

Ep 5.07 [--] Danger: DEATH IS MY NEIGHBOR

12-Oct-1954

written by George Bellak

starring

Harry Townes

Jo Van Fleet

 

Ep 5.08 [--] Danger: STRANGLEHOLD

19-Oct-1954

starring

Scott Forbes

Barry Jones

 

Ep 5.09 [--] Danger: THE PATTERN OF TRUTH

26-Oct-1954

written by Frank P. DeFelitta

starring

Russell Hardie

 

Ep 5.10 [--] Danger: THE LITTLE WOMAN

02-Nov-1954

written by Joe Scully

starring

James Dean as Augie

Robert Snively as Charley

Albert Salmi

 

Ep 5.11 [--] Danger: PADLOCKS

09-Nov-1954

written by Louis Peterson

directed by John Frankenheimer

starring

James Dean

Mildred Dunnock

David Hardison

Ken Konopha

 

Ep 5.12 [--] Danger: EXPERIMENT WITH DEATH

16-Nov-1954

written by Ben Zavin

starring

Lorne Greene

George Voskovec

 

Ep 5.13 [--] Danger: CIRCLE OF DOOM

23-Nov-1954

starring

Mary Astor

Synopsis:
In a small African village a British woman tries to

overcome the fear of the witchdoctor.
 

Ep 5.14 [--] Danger: SILENT WITNESS
30-Nov-1954
Synopsis:
A subway employee can identify a killer but is afraid of reprisal.

 

Ep 5.15 [--] Danger: KNIFE IN THE DARK

07-Dec-1954

written by Rod Serling

based on a story by Evans Harrington

directed by Stanley Niss

starring

Paul Newman

James Gregory

 

Ep 5.16 [--] Danger: A TASTE FOR MURDER

14-Dec-1954

written by Philip Freund

starring

Jeffrey Lynn

George Macready

 

Ep 5.17 [--] Danger: TREASURE OF THE ARGO

21-Dec-1954

written by Frank P. DeFelitta

Synopsis:
An old sea captain buys his own ship and uses it as a floating bar.

 Problems arise when legend has it that the Argo once carried gold

bullion during the Civil War and still has gold hidden onboard.

 

Ep 5.18 [--] Danger: MENACE FROM THE EAST
28-Dec-1954
Synopsis:
A documentary made with the U.S. Air Force about a new

 aircraft that can cut through the military's radar system.
 

Ep 5.19 [--] Danger: PRECINCT GIRL

04-Jan-1955

directed by John Frankenheimer

starring

Peggy Ann Garner

 

Ep 5.20 [--] Danger: no details

11-Jan-1955

 

Ep 5.21 [--] Danger: NO PASSPORT FOR DEATH

18-Jan-1955

written by Ben Radin

starring

John Cassavetes

 

Ep 5.22 [--] Danger: DEATH TRAP

25-Jan-1955

written by Robert Foley

starring

Russell Hardie

Joey Walsh

 

Ep 5.23 [--] Danger: THE DARK CURTAIN

01-Feb-1955

starring

Beatrice Straight

Wesley Addy

 

Ep 5.24 [--] Danger: MURDER ON TENTH STREET

08-Feb-1955

written by Eileen & Robert Mason Pollock

starring

John Baragrey

Katharine Bard

Synopsis:

A defenseless girl, living in a boarding house, pits herself against a ruthless

criminal. She determines to stop his murder plot at any cost. [RF]

 

Ep 5.25 [--] Danger: RAMPAGE

15-Feb-1955

Synopsis:

A young social worker, on a new job at a girl's reformatory, discovers an

explosive situation. Because of the superintendent's ineptitude, one girl,

the brain of the group, has been able to incite the others to murder and mutiny. [RF]

 

Ep 5.26 [--] Danger: THE BLUE HOTEL

22-Feb-1955

written by Halsted Welles

starring

Henry Hull

 

Ep 5.27 [--] Danger: no details

29-Feb-1955

 

Ep 5.28 [--] Danger: JOURNEY WITH A LADY

01-Mar-1955

written by Halsted Welles

starring

Jo Van Fleet

 

Ep 5.29 [--] Danger: SILENT MUTINY

08-Mar-1955

written by George Bellak

starring

George Voskovec

 

Ep 5.30 [--] Danger: WIRE-TAP

15-Mar-1955

written by Eileen & Robert Mason Pollock

starring

John Cassavetes

Grant Richards

Neva Patterson

David Lewis

 

Ep 5.31 [--] Danger: THE BELLED BUZZARD

22-Mar-1955

written by Robert J. Shaw

starring

Sidney Blackmer

 

Ep 5.32 [--] Danger: SEASON FOR MURDER

29-Mar-1955

written by Philip S. Goodman & Sandy Sax

starring

Carroll Baker

 

Ep 5.33 [--] Danger: THE LAST DUEL IN VIRGINIA CITY

05-Apr-1955

starring

Todd Karns

 

Ep 5.34 [--] Danger: PETE RIVER BLUES

12-Apr-1955

written by Halsted Welles

starring

Conrad Janis as Pete River

Barbara Nichols as "Scheherazade"

Synopsis:

Pete is a jazz musician in a Greenwich Village night club. His involvement with

a society woman leads to an even deeper involvement with murder. [RF]

 

Ep 5.35 [--] Danger: TELEGRAM

19-Apr-1955

written by George Bellak

starring

Harry Townes

David White

Eugene Persson

Synopsis:

A man deeply involved in a corrupt civic administration, is forced to make

a decision. Shall he sacrifice his son's life or buck the machine? [RF]

 

Ep 5.36 [--] Danger: THE PIANO

26-Apr-1955

adapted by George Bellak

from a Ben Ames Williams short story

starring

Ford Rainey

Jack Warden

Leora Thatcher

Synopsis:

A gentle farmer must stand up to a bold intruder.

 

Ep 5.37 [--] Danger: NIGHTMARE

03-May-1955

written by Edward Korn

Synopsis:

A woman receives threatening phone calls and

appears to have accident after accident.

 

Ep 5.38 [--] Danger: DECISION

10-May-1955

written by Robert Foley

Synopsis:

An explosion in part of a mine shaft forces the foreman to make a fateful decision.

 If he seals off the ruined shaft, several men will die, if he does not, all the men in

 the mine are in danger, but those trapped might be saved. [RF]

 

Ep 5.39 [--] Danger: THE SOLDIERS

17-May-1955

written by George Bellak

from the Civil War stories of the 19th century American writer Ambrose Bierce

Synopsis:

A southern gentleman whose wife has left him for another man, joins the Union Army.

 He wants to be killed in action. [RF]

 

Ep 5.40 [--] Danger: THE OPERATOR

24-May-1955

adapted by Halsted Welles

from a short story by Elizabeth Enright

starring

Roni Dengel

Lee Philips

Synopsis:

The 10-year-old daughter of a famous actress has a violent crush on a

handsome hotel bellboy. But she learns a terrible secret about his past.

 

Ep 5.41 [--] Danger: THE BIRDS   [Final show of the Series]

31-May-1955

adapted by James P. Cavanagh

from Daphne DuMaurier's short story

Synopsis:

The fantasy deals with birds all over the world who attack man to show him

 their disapproval of the way the world is progressing.

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