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 Season 1 (NBC) (1961-62)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
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NBC Tuesdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern

 

1.01 [--] The Dick Powell Show: WHO KILLED JULIE GREER?  (verified on film)
26Sep61 NBC

This was the pilot for the series 'Burke's Law' with Dick Powell as Amos Burke

(Gene Barry played the part of Amos Burke in the series)

Executive Producer, Dick Powell
Produced by Aaron Spelling/ Associate Producer Richard Newton
Written by Frank Gilroy
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Hosted by & Starring: Dick Powell (as Amos Burke)
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Nick Adams ......... George Townsend
Ralph Bellamy ...... Judge Hansen
Edgar Bergen ....... Dr. Coombs
Lloyd Bridges ...... Joe Montana
Jack Carson ........ Fairchild
Carolyn Jones ...... Julie Greer
Ronald Reagan ...... Rex Kent
Mickey Rooney ...... Mike Zampini
Kay Thompson ....... Mrs. Pierce
*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Dean Jones ......... Phil Winslow
with:
Edward Platt ....... Joe Nolan
Will J. White ...... Langsner
Elaine Devry ....... Miss Lawrence
Joan Staley ........ Ann Farmer
Leon Lontoc ........ Henry
Alvy Moore ......... Reporter
Robert Burton ...... Policeman
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Art Director, J. M. Van Tamelen
Production Manager, Norman S.Powell
Assistant Director, Edward Denault
Story Editor, Bud Kay
*
Edited by Samuel E. Beetley, A.C.E.
Set Decoration, Frank G. Wade
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Harry King
Make-Up, Grimwood
*
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Sound, Tommy Thompson
Casting, Marjory McKay
Note: Sponsors logo "Reynolds Wrap" embedded on end credits only.

Synopsis 1:
Model Julie Greer answers her doorbell, and is faced by a gentleman caller who proceeds to strangle her to death.
Police inspector Amos Burke, investigating the matter, discovers Julie's little black book containing the names of
some very prominent citizens. In the course of this one hour film, Burke visits each man in turn.
Synopsis 2:
Julie Greer has been murdered. The suspects: a long and varied list of the victim's discarded lovers. [RF]

 

1.02 [--] The Dick Powell Show: RICOCHET

03Oct61 NBC Tue

Written by Adrien Spies

Directed by Marc Daniels

guest stars

Van Heflin ........ Sergeant Paul Maxon

Robert F. Simon ....... Colonel

Ellen Burstyn ....... Rose Maxon (as Ellen McRae)

John Davis Chandler ....... Kelso

John Alderman ....... Marner

John Doucette  ....... Graff
Synopsis:
Sgt. Phil Maxon holds himself responsible for the accidental death of a recruit in his company. [RF]
 

1.03 [--] The Dick Powell Show: KILLER IN THE HOUSE

10Oct61 NBC Tue

Written by Morton Fine and David Friedkin

Directed by David Friedkin

guest stars

Edmond O'Brien ....... Sid Williams

Earl Holliman .......Paul Williams

Claire Griswold ..... Karen
Wallace Ford ........ Judge
Robert J. Wilke ..... Mason
K.L. Smith .......... Ballard

Synopsis:

Escaped convict Sid Williams shows up at the home of his brother Paul. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
A parolee's carefully reconstructed life begins to crumble with the arrival

of his brother---a fugitive trying to elude the police. [RF]

 

1.04 [--] The Dick Powell Show: JOHN J. DIGGS  (verified on film)
17Oct61 NBC Tue
Executive Producer, Dick Powell
Produced & Directed by Ralph Nelson / Associate Producer, Stanley M. Kallis
Written by Albert Beich and William H. Wright
Host by Dick Powell
Starring:
Dick Powell ........... John J. Diggs
Rhonda Fleming ........ Margo Haley
Special Guest:
Jack Kruschen ......... Joe Bronik
*
Guest Cast: (end credits)
True Ellison .......... Pam
Laurie Mitchell ....... Blonde
Michael Parks ......... Jack
Anthony D. Call ....... Eddie
Wilton Graff .......... Winston Gillespie
Alejandro Rey ......... Ramon
Roberto Contreras ..... Reyes
Jose Gonzales Gonzales ... Gold Tooth
Joe Higgins ........... Chotto
G. Richard Boyer ...... Bartender
Harold G. Fong ........ Cook
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Art Director, J. M. Van Tamelen
Edited by Samuel E. Beetley, A.C.E.
Production Manager, Norman S.Powell
Assistant Director, Lloyd D. Allen
*
Story Editor, Bud Kay
Set Decoration, Frank G. Wade
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up Artist, Burris Grimwood (yes - Burris!)
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Sound, Thomas N. Thompson
Casting, Marjory McKay
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Scored by Rudy Schrager

Synopsis:
John J Diggs has abandoned respectability and cadges handouts from tourists in a Mexican border town. [TD]

Synopsis 2:
Margo Haley, a widow bent on putting panhandler John J. Diggs on the path to respectability. [RF]

 

1.05 [--] The Dick Powell Show: DOYLE AGAINST THE HOUSE

24Oct61 NBC Tue

written by Richard Alan Simmons

produced & directed by Ralph Nelson

guest stars

Milton Berle ....... Eddie Doyle

Jan Sterling ....... Chris

Bert Freed ....... Paul Sander

Ludwig Donath ....... Victor

Gavin McLeod ....... Arnie

Anthony Barr ....... Lew Parcell

Josip Elic ....... Gunsel

Mary LeBow ....... Nikki

Joey Faye ....... Charlie

Jennifer Gillespie ...... Sandy

Bob Harris ..... Spelling

Jerry Summers ..... Nelson

Synopsis:
Blackjack dealer Eddie Doyle is good at his job, but his salary's small potatoes compared to the sums that cross his
table. Doyle needs five grant fast, for an operation for his young daughter, so he and a pal named Victor cook up a plan.
Victor plays the game while Eddie deals losing hands for the house. [RF]

 

1.06 [--] The Dick Powell Show: OUT OF THE NIGHT  (verified on film)
31Oct61 NBC Tue
Executive Producer, Dick Powell
Produced by Aaron Spelling/ Associate Producer Richard Newton
Written by Christopher Knopf
Directed by David Friedkin
Hosted by & Starring Dick Powell
Guest stars:
Dick Powell .......... Collin Shatner
Charles McGraw ....... Old Man
Ziva Rodann .......... Francesca
*
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Rosemarie Bowe ....... Bette (aka Rosemary Stack)
Martin Brandt ........ Capt. Dichter
Walter Mathews ....... Major Wiley
Vito Scotti .......... Dolpho
Mario Siletti ........ Gino Gentile
Stafford Repp ........ B.J. Mauradian
Paul Mantee .......... Second Lt. Baird
Oreste Seragnoli ........... Leonardo
And:
John Van Dreelen ........ Juliano
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Art Director, J. M. Van Tamelen
Production Manager, Norman S.Powell
Assistant Director, Edward Denault
Story Editor, Bud Kay
*
Edited by Les Orlebeck
Set Decoration, Frank G. Wade
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up, Grimwood
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Sound, Tommy Thompson
Casting, Marjory McKay
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Scored by Joseph Mullendore

Synopsis:

It is World War II, and American flier Collin Shatner's plane is  hit during a bombing mission [RF]

 

1.07 [--] The Dick Powell Show: SOMEBODY'S WAITING

07Nov61 NBC Tue

Written by Adrien Spies

Directed by Arthur Hiller

guest stars

Mickey Rooney ....... Augie Miller

Susan Oliver ....... Carla Wycoff

Tige Andrews ....... Paul Manzuk

Paul Mazursky ....... Alvin

David Winters ....... Richie

Leonard Stone ....... Simpson
Warren Oates ........ Brunoo
Synopsis:
Augie Miller, a sailor who, in his relentless search for friends, finds two enemies ---a pair of knife-wielding toughs. [RF]
 

1.08 [--] The Dick Powell Show: THE GEETAS BOX

14Nov61 NBC Tue

Written by Art and Jo Napoleon

Directed by Thomas Carr

guest stars

Cliff Robertson ...... Danny Langdon

Charles Bickford ....... Emmet Peabody

Dean Stockwell ....... Joe Geary

Frank Albertson ....... Collins

Maggie Pierce ....... Helen

Whit Bissell ....... Sims

Sarah Selby ....... Mrs. Collins

Synopsis:
Two telephone linemen join a professional safecracker  for a daringly original bank robbery. [RF]
 

1.09 [--] The Dick Powell Show: GOODBYE HANNAH

21Nov61 NBC Tue

Written by Steve Fisher

Directed by Marc Daniels

guest stars

Dick Powell ....... Lt. Smith

Carolyn Jones ....... Hannah Cole

Bill Berger ....... John King

Addison Richards ....... William Stevens

Hugh Sanders ....... Captain Meyers

Alan Reynolds ....... Sam

Sam Edwards ......... Wells
Synopsis:
A police lieutenant undertakes the rehabilitation of Hannah Cole,

 a society woman who plummeted to skid row after her husband's suicide. [RF]

 

1.10 [--] The Dick Powell Show: UP JUMPED THE DEVIL

28Nov61 NBC Tue

Written by Frank D. Gilroy

Directed by Otto Lang

guest stars

Hugh O'Brian ....... Jack Farmer

Otto Kruger ....... Chandler Hanford

Josephine Hutchinson ....... Mrs. Hanford

Jean Paul King .......Walter Lewis

Lili Kardell ....... Fay

Frank Wilcox ....... Ted Becker

Synopsis:

Toy tycoon Chandler Hanford decides that Jack Farmer, the firm's fair-haired boy,

 is just the person to handle the company's outside investments. [RF]

 

1.11 [--]  The Dick Powell Reynolds Aluminum Show: THREE SOLDIERS (verified on film)
05Dec61 NBC Tue
Produced and Directed by Ralph Nelson / Associate Producer, Stanley M. Kallis
Written by Richard Alan Simmons
Hosted by Dick Powell
Guest Stars
James Donald ........ Major Frazer
Robert Webber ....... Corporal Stone
Telly Savalas ....... Sergeant Marius
*
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Muriel R. Landers ....... Suzanne
Jeanne Carmen ........... Nicki
George Davis ............ Concierge
Clegg Hoyt .............. Siletsky
Barry Brooks ............ Lance Corporal
Arthur Malet ............ 1st Thief
Gregg Martell ........... 2nd Thief
And:
Lisa Lu ................. The Prisoner
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Art Director, J. M. Van Tamelen
Edited by Desmond Marquette, A.C.E.
Production Manager, Norman S.Powell
Assistant Director, Edward Denault
*
Story Editor, Bud Kay
Set Decoration, Frank G. Wade
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up, B. Grimwood
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Sound, Thomas N. Thompson
Casting, Phil Benjamin
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Scored by Rudy Schrager
Synopsis:
The gritty tale of three soldiers entangled in the brutality of war. [DM] (UK airdate: 18Oct62 BBC, Tue 8:25pm)

Synopsis 2:
In Southeast Asia, two professional soldiers reflect on their encounters

with their sergeant, a tough infantryman captured by the enemy. [RF]
*Note: Beginning narration by Dick Powell: "James R.N. Donald," from the London Theatre",

 Robert Webber, "from the New York Stage" and Telly Savalas, "New to Television". [DM]
 

1.12 [--] The Dick Powell Show: A SWISS AFFAIR  (verified on film)
12Dec61 NBC Tue
Executive Producer Dick Powell
Produced & Written by William Froug
Associate Producer Stanley M. Kallis
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Director of Photography: George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Hosted by and Starring:
Dick Powell .............. William Gannon
Co-Starring:
Hazel Court .............. Hillary Wade
Special Guest:
Cecil Kellaway ........... Harry Burton Wilkins
Guest Cast: (end credits) (screen order)
Marcel Hillaire .......... Maurice Duveaux
Jon Silo ................. Conductor
Charles Hradilak ......... Conrad Reicher
Harold O. Dyrenforth ..... Manager
Edgar Barrier ............ Mr. Popin
Nolan Leary .............. Doctor
Joe Higgins .............. Cafe Owner
Leslie Dennison .......... Malcolm Chrichton
Jean Del Val ............. French Police Inspector
Ray Kellogg .............. Hans

Synopsis:
On a train to Zurich, three secret agents engage in a deadly competition. Their quarry: a world-famous scientist. [DM]
 

1.13 [--]  The Dick Powell Reynolds Aluminum Show: THE FIFTH CALLER (verified on film)

19Dec61 NBC Tue

Executive Producer Dick Powell
Produced by Aaron Spelling /Associate Producer Richard Newton
Teleplay by Helen Nielsen from her Novel
Directed by Robert Butler
Starring:

Michael Rennie ...... Inspector Marshall

Eva Gabor ...... Anna Bardessy

Elsa Lanchester ...... Naomi Griswald

George Macready ....... Dr. Huntziger

*
Guest Cast: (end credits) (screen order)
Mabel Albertson ........ Dr. Whitehall
Tom Conway ............. Byron Davies
James Wixted ........... Timothy Waters
Laurie Main ............ Harold Elrod
Francis Bethencourt .... Paul Kramer
Brendan Thomas Dillon .. Mr. Granger
And:
Sean McClory as Sgt. Lansing
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Art Director, J. M. Van Tamelen
Production Manager, Norman S.Powell
Assistant Director, Lloyd Allen
Story Editor, Bud Kay
Speaking for Reynolds Aluminum, Rex Marshall
*
Edited by Sherman Rose
Set Decoration, Frank G. Wade
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up, Grimwood
*
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Sound, Tommy Thompson
Casting, Marjory McKay
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Scored by Joseph Mullendore

Synopsis:

A neurotic widow, an insecure lawyer and a lovely refugee are only three of the suspects when a quack psychotherapist is murdered. [RF]

 

1.14 [--] The Dick Powell Show: OPEN SEASON  (verified on film)

26Dec61 NBC Tue

Executive Producer Dick Powell
Produced by Aaron Spelling /Associate Producer Richard Newton
Written by Elizabeth Wilson
Directed by Ray Milland
Hosted by Dick Powell (NOT Starring)
Starring:

Dorothy Malone ....... Elena Shay

Dennis O'Keefe ....... Pete Flannery

*
Also Starring: (end credits)
Paul Richards ....... Devery Shay
with:
Paul Birch .......... Mark Holly
Joseph Ruskin ....... Vic
Sidney Clute ........ Leo
Pedro Gonzales-Gonzales ...... Second Driver
Chuck Hayward ....... Julio
Charles Horvath ..... Benny
Jack H. Richardson .. Alda
And:
Thomas Gomez ........ Dominik
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Art Director, J. M. Van Tamelen
Production Manager, Norman S.Powell
Assistant Director, Lloyd Allen
Story Editor, Bud Kay
*
Edited by Sherman Rose
Set Decorator, Frank G. Wade
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up, Grimwood
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Sound, Tommy Thompson
Casting, Marjory McKay
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Scored by Joseph Mullendore
Synopsis 1:
Elena Shay has come to Vera Cruz, Mexico to divorce her husband Devery, a shady politician. But Devery plans to
prevent the divorce, and for a good reason. It will free her to testify against him in a Government investigation. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A shady politician doesn't want his wife to get a Mexican divorce. [RF]

 

1.15 [--] The Dick Powell Reynolds Aluminum Show: DEATH IN A VILLAGE (verified on film)
02Jan62 NBC Tue
Executive Producer Dick Powell
Produced by Aaron Spelling /Associate Producer Richard Newton
Teleplay by Christopher Knopf; Story by Christopher Knopf and Aaron Spelling
Directed by Marc Daniels
Hosted by Dick Powell
Guest stars
Gilbert Roland ......... Padre Enrique Ciego
Nehemiah Persoff ....... El Valiente
Guest Cast: (end credits) (screen order)
Gale Garnett ........... Paca
Vladimir Sokoloff ...... Marco
Iphigenie Castiglioni .. Kati
Alejandro Rey .......... Isidro
Rumen Romeno ........... Ramon
Carlos Rivero .......... Caracal
And:
Thomas Gomez ........... Antonio
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Art Director, J. M. Van Tamelen
Production Manager, Norman S.Powell
Assistant Director, Lloyd Allen
Story Editor, Bud Kay
Speaking for Reynolds Aluminum, Rex Marshall
*
Edited by Desmond Marquette, A.C.E
Set Decoration, Frank G. Wade
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up, Grimwood
*
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Sound, Tommy Thompson
Casting, Marjory McKay
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Scored by Joseph Mullendore

Synopsis:
The new priest in a Spanish village is reluctant to challenge  the town boss, a ruthless bandit called El Valiente. [RF]

 

1.16 [--] The Dick Powell Show: A TIME TO DIE  (verified on film)
09Jan62 NBC Tue
Executive Producer Dick Powell
Produced by Aaron Spelling/ Associate Producer Richard Newton
written by Aaron Spelling
Directed by Marc Daniels
Hosted by & Starring Dick Powell as Burton Stevens
Special Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
June Allyson ....... Julie Stevens (Dick Powell's wife)
Edgar Bergen ....... Dr. Samuels
John Saxon ......... Nick Giller
Ernest Truex ....... Dr. Davids
Tuesday Weld ....... Leslie
Andy Williams ...... Mike Nelson
*
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Ricky Powell Jr. ... Chris Stevens (Dick Powell's son)
Pamela Powell ...... Pam (Dick Powell's daughter)
Donald Foster ...... Dr. Norman
Monica Keating ..... Nurse
Larry Blake ........ Lou Kallen
Art Lewis ............ Combo Director
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Art Director, J. M. Van Tamelen
Production Manager, Lloyd Allen
Assistant Director, Edward Denault
Story Editor, Bud Kay
*
Edited by Richard Heermance, A.C.E
Set Decorator, Frank G. Wade
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up by, Grimwood
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Sound, Tommy Thompson
Casting, Marjory McKay
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Scored by Joseph Mullendore

Synopsis:
Gangland boss Burton Stevens, seriously injured in an auto accident, will die unless he picks someone (from a list
they've drawn up) to die in his place.
*Note: Andy Williams played a singer - although he didn't sing in this episode - not bad acting job nevertheless -
he should've done more of it.
Also: The whole Powell family were in this episode. He said it was time the children took their share of the load. [DM]

 

1.17 [--] The Dick Powell Show: THE PRICE OF TOMATOES

16Jan62 NBC Tue

Written by Richard Alan Simmons

Directed by David Friedkin

guest stars

Peter Falk ....... Aristede Fresco (Falk won an Emmy)

Inger Stevens ....... Anna Beza

Alejandro Rey ....... Perez

William Challee ....... Dr. Clement Connell

Merritt Bohn ....... Michaels

Milt Kogan ....... Jerry Sindell

Hank Weaver ........ Casey

Synopsis:

A Greek truck driver whose tomato-delivery schedule is interrupted when he picks up a pregnant hitchhiker. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
A trucker is racing to deliver tomatoes ahead of his rival. Slowing him down: a very broke---and very pregnant---hitchhiker. [RF]

 

1.18 [--] The Dick Powell Show: OBITUARY FOR MR. X

23Jan62 NBC Tue

Written by Vic Tams

Directed by Harry Keller

guest stars
Gary Merrill ..... Harry Sellers
Steve Cochran .... Obie Roberts
Dina Merrill ..... Carol Manson
Nancy Davis ...... Flora Roberts
John Ireland ..... Earl Green
Synopsis:
Police chief Harry Sellers warns Officer Obie Roberts to break off his "secret"

 romance with Carol Manson before he ruins his career and his marriage. [RF]
 

1.19 [--] The Dick Powell Show: SQUADRON (verified on film)
30Jan62 NBC Tue
Executive Producer Dick Powell
Produced by William Froug
Written & Directed by Walter Doniger
Hosted by & Starring: Dick Powell
Guest stars
Dick Powell ......... Colonel Luke Harper
Also Starring:
Pat Conway .......... Lt. Bert Evans
Special Guest:
Joanna Moore ........ Jeanne Lauring
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Noah Keen ............ General Dudley
Linden Chiles ........ Lt. Lassiter
Robert Kelljan ....... Goldberg
Berkely Harris ....... Bleaker
Joseph Turkel ........ Krackauer
Bruce Dern ........... Deering
Sammy Jackson ........ Cipriano
Michael Parks ........ Newton
Jim Sweeney .......... Scotty
And:
Herschel Bernardi ........ Major Abrams
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Art Director, J. M. Van Tamelen
Production Manager, Lloyd Allen
Assistant Director, Edward Denault
*
Edited by Les Orlebeck
Story Editor, Bud Kay
Set Decoration, Frank G. Wade
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up by Grimwood
*
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Sound, Tommy Thompson
Castin, Marjory McKay
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Scored by Joseph Mullendore

Synopsis:
A World War II bomber pilot plans a bold maneuver to rally a squadron plagued by low morale and high casualties. [RF]

 

1.20 [--] The Dick Powell Show: THE PRISON

06Feb62 NBC Tue

Written by Richard Alan Simmons

Directed by Don Medford

guest stars

Charles Boyer  ....... Andreas
Theodore Bikel ...... Captain Bellini
John Abbott ......... Colonel Cassell
Alan Caillou ........ Naval Officer
John Gabriel ........ Lt. Buka
William Kendis ...... Petty Officer
Synopsis:
In an island prison, a friendship develops between a carefree inmate and his pensive jailer. [RF]
 

1.21 [---] The Dick Powell Show: SEEDS OF APRIL

13Feb62 NBC Tue

Written by Christopher Knopf

Directed by Harry Keller

guest stars

Gene Barry .......... Robert Thatcher
Nina Foch ........... Ginny Thatcher
Beverly Garland ..... Alma Parsons
Keenan Wynn ......... Lt. Sam Barrett
Edward Kemmer ....... Peter Brett
Synopsis:
A girl is murdered and attorney Robert Thatcher tells the police that  he had been seeing her while his wife was in a mental hospital. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
Philandering Robert Thatcher hits upon an unusual way to get a divorce: frame his mentally disturbed wife for murder. [RF]
*Note: Syndication airing on Theatre I, 28May67.
 

1.22 [--] The Dick Powell Show: THE LEGEND (verified on film)
20Feb62 NBC Tue
Produced by Aaron Spelling
Associate Producer Richard Newton
Written Bob Barbash
Directed by Marc Daniels
Director of Photography: George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Hosted by & Starring: Dick Powell (as Dave Bannon)
Special Guest Star:
Sammy Davis Jnr. .... Gabe Masters
Guest Cast: (end credits) (screen order)
Robert F. Simon ....... Ben Hagen
Walter Sande .......... Al Cooper
Gloria Jean ........... Ellen Ryan
James Waters .......... Nick Osborne
Joseph Ruskin ......... Hood
Michael Fox ........... Attorney
Lou Krugman ........... Manager
*
With:
Lawrence Dobkin ....... Ernie Webb
And:
Everett Sloane ........ Charlie Becker
Alan Reynolds ....... Manning (uncredited)

*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Art Director, J. M. Van Tamelen
Production Manager, Lloyd Allen
Assistant Director, Edward Denault
Story Editor, Bud Kay
*
Edited by Les Orlebeck
Set Decorator, Frank G. Wade
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up by Grimwood
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Sound, Tommy Thompson
Castin, Marjory McKay
*
following screen cut ... but almost certainly ...
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Scored by Joseph Mullendore

Synopsis:
An alcoholic newspaperman uses a partially blind ex-prizefighter to expose a boxing-racket boss. [RF]

 

1.23 [--] The Dick Powell Show: THE HOOK

06Mar62 NBC Tue

Written by Christopher Knopf

Directed by Joseph H. Lewis

guest stars

Robert Loggia ....... Collin Maese
Ray Danton .......... Magnus Repp
Ed Begley ........... MacThane
Anthony Caruso ...... Lt. Gonzales
David Lewis ......... Sam Alfred
Ted de Corsia
Synopsis:
Trouble brews in California's underworld when a gang lord named MacThane is released from prison. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
A rift develops in the underworld with the release of MacThane, an ex-gang lord

 expected to challenge the rule of the current syndicate czar. [RF]
 

1.24 [--] The Dick Powell Show: VIEW FROM THE EIFFEL TOWER  (verified on film)

13Mar62 NBC Tue

Executive Producer Dick Powell
Produced by Aaron Spelling /Associate Producer Richard Newton
Teleplay by Alfred Brenner and Aaron Spelling; Story by Alfred Brenner
Directed by Lewis Allen
Hosted by & Starring: Dick Powell
Starring
Dick Powell ......... Vincent Powers
Jane Powell ......... Alice Wood
Akim Tamiroff ....... Inspector Boulanger
Bella Darvi ......... Renee
*
Guest Cast: (end credits) (screen order)
Oscar Beregi ......... Paul Ahmer
Emile Genest ......... Deville
Max Dommar ........... First Young Man
David Janti .......... Second Young Man
Danielle Aubry ....... Girl
Diane Strom .......... Stewardess
Jeno Mate ............ Simon
And:
Steven Geray ...... Jacques
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Art Director, J. M. Van Tamelen
Production Manager, Lloyd Allen
Assistant Director, Robert Vreeland
*
Edited by Thomas Neff, A.C.E
Story Editor, Bud Kay
Set Decorator, Frank G. Wade
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up, Grimwood
*
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Sound, Tommy Thompson
Casting, Marjory McKay
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Scored by Joseph Mullendore

Synopsis:
Inspector Boulanger of the Paris police is keeping a careful eye on the activities of American Vincent Powers at the
Orly Airport - and Powers knows it. So instead of picking up that highly valuable valise he came for, he has the porter
place it among the luggage of Alice Wood, an American tourist. [RF]

 

1.25 [--] The Dick Powell Show: 330 INDEPENDENCE, SW

20Mar62 NBC Tue

Written by Allan Sloane

Directed by Samuel Fuller

guest stars

William Bendix ....... Guts Finney

Julie Adams .......... Mary

David McLean ....... Jim Corcoran

Bert Freed .......... Joe

Yale Summers ....... Jeff

Alan Reed Jr. ....... Guy Vista

Synopsis:
A Federal investigator goes undercover to flush out the source of  pep pills being sold illegally by truck drivers. [RF]

 

1.26 [--] The Dick Powell Show: THE CLOCKS

27Mar62 NBC Tue

Written by Charles Bennett

Directed by Lewis Allen

guest stars

Joan Fontaine  ....... Valerie Baumer
David Farrar ........ Dr. Leonard Waugh
Wayne Rogers ........ John Bowers
John Wengraf ........ Werner
Charles Drake ....... Larry Kester
Celia Lovsky ........ Maria
Nan Peterson ........ Miss Madison
Synopsis:
A woman refuses to remarry until she sells the house  where her first husband committed suicide. [RF]
 

1.27 [--] The Dick Powell Show: SAFARI  (verified on film)
(unsold pilot for a series based on the movie "The African Queen")
03Apr62 NBC Tue
Produced by Aaron Spelling
Written by Juarez Roberts
Based on Characters Created by C.S. Forester
Directed by David Friedkin
Hosted by Dick Powell
Guest Stars:
Glynis Johns ........ Rosie Sayer (Katherine Hepburn in the movie)
James Coburn ........ Charlie Allnut (Humphrey Bogart in the movie)
Co-Starring:
Juan Hernandez ........ Poke
*
Guest Cast (end credits):
Oscar Beregi ......... Captain Kramer
Ellen Corby .......... Mrs Butterworth
Parley Baer .......... Lt. Hockberg
Jay Novello .......... Phillipe
Karl Swenson ......... Lang
John Banner .......... Vandever
Felix Reinsch ........ Kurt
Ronald Starr ......... Lt. Reidl
Albert Szabo ......... Lt. Schloss
Otto Reichow ......... Lt. Gluck
Jeno Mate ............ Jean
Synopsis 1:
When World War I breaks out, a strange couple seeks to escape from German East Africa. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
The story set in a German occupied colony in Africa just before World War I, relates the adventures of Charlie Allnot,
a gin-soaked river captain, and Rosie Sayer, the missionary who tries to reform him. [DM]
*Note: Syndication airing on "Theatre I" 05May67.

 

1.28 [--] The Dick Powell Reynolds Aluminum Show: THE BOSTON TERRIER (verified on film)
Sponsored by Reynolds Aluminum - makers of Reynolds Wrap (on film)
10Apr62 NBC Tue
Executive Producer Dick Powell / Produced by Tom Walden
Teleplay by Lester Aaron Pine; Story by Blake Edwards and Tom Walden
Based on the Characters Created by Blake Edwards and Tom Walden
Directed by Blake Edwards
Starring:
Robert Vaughn ....... A. Dunster Lowell
Also Starring:
Robert J. Wilke ..... Lt. Duffy Cardoza
John McGiver ........ Professor Mumford
And:
Bennye Gatteys ...... Julia Mumford
*
Featuring: (end credits)
John Marley ......... Artie Pafko
Russell Collins ..... Otis Coots
Douglas M. Dick ..... Robert Paine
Richard Deacon ...... John Fiske
Ian Wolfe ........... Duckworth
Charles Seel ........ Curator
Charles Horvath ..... Lon
Dick Crockett ....... Binki
Hal K. Dawson ....... Percy
and:
Diana Millay ........ Sally Paine
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, Carl Guthrie, A.S.C.
Art Director, Gibson Halley
Production Manager, Bruce Fowler
Speaking for Reynolds Aluminum, Rex Marshall
*
Assistant Director, Mike Salamunovich
Edited by Sherman Todd, A.C.E
Sound, Thomas Thompson
Set Decoration, Frank Wade
Make-Up Artist, Nicki Marcellino
*
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Music Editor, Harry King
Casting, Marjory McKay
*
Music by Ernest Gold
Musical Supervision Herschel Burke Gilbert

Synopsis:
Detective A. Dunster Lowell is going to need all his Harvard education  to find out who's systematically knocking off underworld thugs. [RF]
 

1.29 [---] The Dick Powell Show: NO STRINGS ATTACHED

24Apr62 NBC Tue

Written by Ben Starr and Bob O'Brien

Directed by Hy Averback

guest stars

Dick Powell  ......... Mike Scott
Angie Dickinson ..... Judy Maxwell
Mamie Van Doren ..... Penny Nickels
Barbara Nichols ..... Bunny Easter
John Litel .......... Floyd Maxwell
Robert Strauss ...... Danny Cannon
Leo Gorcey .......... Billy Vale
Synopsis:
A lawyer risks his position with a conservative law firm---and his beautiful fiancée --- by defending an exotic dancer in court. [RF]
 

1.30 [--] The Dick Powell Show: SAVAGE SUNDAY

01May62 NBC Tue

Written by Adrian Spies

Directed by Buzz Kulik

guest stars

Nick Adams ....... Nick Phillips

Ann Blyth ....... Lizzie Hogan

Russell Thorson ....... Albert King

Carolyn Kearney ....... Marlee Ledbetter

John Larkin ....... Mark Grainger

Ben Piazza .......... Richie
Burt Brinckerhoff ... Eldon
Robert F. Simon ..... Sal
Synopsis:
When a female Bible student is attacked by three hoods,

 two Manhattan reporters compete for the story. [RF]

*Note: This was the pilot for the series 'Saints and Sinners`

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