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 Season 2 (NBC) (1962-63)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
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########### The Dick Powell Show #############

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############## (final season) ################

NBC Tuesdays 9:30-10:30pm Eastern

 

2.01 [31] The Dick Powell Show: SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

25Sep62 NBC Tue

Written by Bob O'Brien and Ben Starr

Directed by Don Taylor

guest stars

Dick Powell  ......... Paul Martin
June Allyson ........ Jeri Brenner
Edgar Bergen ........ Eugene Swanson
Frances Bergen ...... Hilda Swanson
Jackie Cooper ....... Judd Rogers
Lloyd Nolan ......... Vernon Clay
Mickey Rooney ....... Putt-Putt Higgins
Barbara Stanwyck .... Irene Phillips
Synopsis:
A dying millionaire hires attorney Paul Martin to investigate his potential beneficiaries. [RF]
 

2.02 [32] The Dick Powell Show: TOMORROW THE MAN

02Oct62 NBC Tue

Written by Bob Barbash

Directed by Don Medford

guest stars

Eli Wallach  ......... Manny Jacobs
Kim Hunter .......... Ruth Jacobs
Larry Blyden ........ Lou Marks
Susan Kohner ........ Miriam Marks
Peter Lazer ......... Davey Jacobs
Judson Laire ........ Donovan
Synopsis:
A sensitive boy, embittered by his father's death, prepares for his bar mitzvah. [RF]
 

2.03 [33] The Dick Powell Show: RUN TILL IT'S DARK  (verified on film)
09Oct62NBC Tue
Executive Producer Dick Powell
Produced by Aaron Spelling / Associate Producer Richard Newton
Written by Turnley Walker
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Hosted by Dick Powell (Not Starring)
Starring:
Tuesday Weld ........ Stacy Palmer
Special Guest Star:
Fabian .............. Jake Cobb
*
Guest Cast: (end credits)(screen order)
Paul Newlan ........... Driver
Larry Blake ........... Pit Boss
Jess Kirkpatrick ...... Gaffer
Frank Scannell ........ Car Proprietor
Paul Sorenson ......... Patrolman #2
Joe Scott ............. Croupier
Don Gazzaniga ......... Patrolman #3
Jill Jackson .......... Woman Proprietor
Will J. White ......... Patrolman #1
And:
Bert Freed as Henderson
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Art Director, Gibson Holley
Production Manager, Barry Crane
Assistant Director, Michael Salamunovich
Story Editor, Bud Kay
*
Edited by Les Orlebeck
Set Decorator, John Burton
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up, Grimwood
Sound, Thomas N. Thompson
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Casting, Robert Walker
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Score by Joseph Mullendore

Synopsis:
In desperate flight from a man, Stacy Palmer tries to lose herself in the crowd at

a Las Vegas casino. Young Jake Cobb, out on one last fling before his marriage, is attracted to Stacy. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
Young Jake Cobb is attracted to Stacy Palmer, a thrill-seeking teenager on the run from a mysterious pursuer. [RF]
 

2.04 [34] The Dick Powell Show: THE DOOMSDAY BOYS

16Oct62 NBC Tue

Written by Richard Alan Simmons

Directed by Elliot Silverstein

Hostess June Allyson

guest stars

Dick Powell  ......... Vincent T. Malloy
Alejandro Rey ....... Ysidro Astouga
Peter Falk .......... Dr. Alan Keegan
John Larch .......... Sam Baker
Anthony Barr ........ Nick Orsini
John Damler ......... Fletcher
Joseph Mell ......... Lucky
Synopsis:
A prison becomes the focal point of a daring experiment when a cynical lifer volunteers to test a hepatitis serum. [RF]
 

2.05.[35] The Dick Powell Show: THE SEA WITCH  (verified on film)

230ct62 NBC Tue

Executive Producer Dick Powell
Produced by Aaron Spelling / Associate Producer
Richard Newton

Written by Allen H. Miner and Cecil Smith

Directed by John Peyser

Hosted by Dick Powell (NOT starring)

guest stars

Carolyn Jones ....... Cleo Plowright

Harry Guardino ....... Joe Maglie

John Ericson ....... Fitz

*
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Gerald Mohr ......... Jerry Plowright
Rex Ingram .......... Yanko
John Dierkes ........ Red
Fay Nuell ........... Juanita
Michael Mikler ...... Mano
Buddy Garion ........ Salvatore
Sid Kane ............ Barman
Alex Bookston ....... Maitre "D"
And:
Ralph Manza ......... Emile
*
Director of Photography, Arch R. Dalzell
Art Director, Gibson Holley
Production Manager, Barry Crane
Assistant Director, Michael Salamunovich
Story Editor, Bud Kay
*
Edited by Arthur Hilton
Set Decorator, John Burton
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up, Sid Perell
Sound, Thomas N. Thompson
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Casting, Robert Walker
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Score by Joseph Mullendore

Synopsis:
A woman killed her drunken husband takes refuge on a tuna boat, where her growing love for the skipper threatens to spark a mutiny. [RF]
 

2.06 [36] The Dick Powell Show: THE GREAT ANATOLE

30Oct62 NBC Tue

Written by Richard Alan Simmons

Directed by Buzz Kulik

Guest host David Niven

guest stars

Curt Jurgens  ........ Anatole Respighi
Dana Wynter ......... Barbara Bellamore
Lee Phillips ........ Sam Asher
Leonid Kinskey ...... Max
Oscar Beregi ........ Emile Turgot
Synopsis:
The search for a missing nuclear scientist leads to magician Anatole Respighi  --- the last person to see the scientist alive. [RF]
 

2.07 [37] The Dick Powell Show: DAYS OF GLORY (verified on film)

13Nov62 NBC Tue

Executive Producer Dick Powell
Produced by Richard Alan Simmons/ Associate Producer Richard Newton

Written by Richard Alan Simmons

Directed by Marc Daniels

Hosted by Dick Powell (NOT starring)
** Hostess June Allyson (other source)

Starring:
Charles Boyer ....... Carlos Morell
and:
Suzanne Pleshette ... Marta Van Meer
with:
Lloyd Bochner ....... Colonel Juan Valera

*
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Wolfe Barzell .......... Uncle
Ben H. Wright .......... Sandoval
Valentin De Vargas ..... The Captain
Lili Valenty ........... The Old Woman
Athan Karras ........... The Teacher
Paul Dubov ............. Colonel Marco
Walter Kray ............ General Strada
And:
John Abbott ............ Colonel Pepe Campos
*
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, Nate Barrager
Set Decorator, Frank Wade
*
Edited by Arthur D. Hilton
Make-Up, Burris Grimwood
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Sound, Tommy Thompson
Casting, Marjory McKay & Phil Benjamin
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Scored by Joseph Mullendore

Synopsis:
An exiled Latin-American revolutionary leader locked in a power struggle with a former ally. [RF]
 

2.08 [38] The Dick Powell Show: IN SEARCH OF A SON

20Nov62 NBC Tue

Written by S. Lee Pogostin

Directed by Buzz Kulik

host David Niven

guest stars

Dick Powell  ......... Alex Harper
Dean Stockwell ...... Gary Harper
Gladys Cooper ....... Margaret Langdon
Sebastian Cabot ..... Jack Potter
Yvonne Craig ........ Mary Langdon
Jacques Sorel ....... Albert
Eva Norde ........... Ola
Maria Morca ......... Spanish Dancer
Teodora Morca ....... Spanish Dancer
Synopsis:
Alex Harper heads for Spain seeking his son, a sensitive young man whom Harper shut out of his life after his wife's death. [RF]
 

2.09 [39] The Dick Powell Show: BORDERLINE

27Nov62 NBC Tue

Written by Albert Beich and William H. Wright

Directed by Charles Haas

guest stars

John Payne  .......... James J. Fitts
Hazel Court ......... Pamela Carter
Michael Davis ....... Mike Munoz
Pamela Curran ....... Jane
Frank Silvera ....... Ordes
Elisha Cook Jr. ..... Lob
Synopsis:
A man with a mysterious past travels to Mexico where  he tries to win the favor of a local hotel owner. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Ne'er-do-well James J. Fitts sees an easy path to wealth when he gets his hands on a bracelet eagerly sought by cops and robbers. [RF]
 

2.10 [40] The Dick Powell Show: PERICLES ON 31st STREET

04Dec62 NBC Tue

Written by Harry Mark Petrakis and Sam Peckinpah

Directed by Sam Peckinpah

guest stars

Theodore Bikel  ...... Nicholas Simonakis
Carroll O'Connor .... Leonard Barsevick
Arthur O'Connell .... Dan Ryan
Milton Selzer ....... Sol Raidman
Peter Whitney ....... Johnson
Dabbs Greer ......... Gavin
Synopsis:
Peanut vendor Nicholas Simonakis challenges a corrupt politician-landlord's iron-fisted rule of a Chicago slum district. [RF]
 

2.11 [41] The Dick Powell Show: THE COURT MARTIAL OF CAPTAIN WYCLIFF

11Dec62 NBC Tue

Written by Julian Fink

Directed by Buzz Kulik

guest stars

Dick Powell ....... Major Ed Clayborn

Robert Webber ....... Captain John Wycliff

Dina Merrill ....... Mrs. Eve Emerson

Edward Andrews .......Colonel John Fuller

Ed Begley ....... Major George Torsett

Robert Keith ....... General Johanson

James MacArthur ....... Jack Doffer

Alexander Scourby ...... General Secour

Charles Ruggles ...... Seals

Martin Brandt ...... Joseph Closter

Synopsis 1:
Before he can carry out his announced plan to defect to the Communists, atomic scientist Joseph Closter is
murdered by war hero John Wycliff who requests a court-martial. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Atomic scientist Joseph Closter is murdered by war hero John Wycliff. [RF]
 

2.12 [42] The Dick Powell Show: CRAZY SUNDAY (verified on film)
18Dec62 NBC Tue
Executive Producer Dick Powell
Produced by Aaron Spelling / Associate Producer Richard Newton
Teleplay by James Poe;  From the Story by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Directed by Jeffrey Hayden
Hosted by Dick Powell
Starring:
Dana Andrews ........ Nat Keough
Vera Miles .......... Stella Calman
Rip Torn ............ Joel Coles
Special Guest Star:
Barry Sullivan ...... Miles Calman
Guest Cast: (end credits) (screen order)
King Calder ........... Card Player #2
Noreen Nash ........... Woman #1
Lauren Gilbert ........ Man
Noel Drayton .......... Card Player #1
John Hale ............. Card Player #3
Harold Fong ........... Butler
Lou S. Byrne .......... Woman #2
With:
Ruta Lee ............ Eva Gobel

*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Art Director, Gibson Holley
Production Manager, Barry Crane
Assistant Director, Edward Denault
Story Editor, Bud Kay
*
Edited by Arthur D. Hilton
Set Decorator, John Burton
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up, Grimwood
Sound, Thomas N. Thompson
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Casting, Robert Walker
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Score by Joseph Mullendore

Synopsis:
Joel Coles wants to make it big as a Hollywood writer, but he ignores the advice of old pro Nat Keough. [RF]

Synopsis 2:

Aspiring writer Joel Coles arrives in Hollywood with an  abundance of talent---but a dearth of common sense. [RF]

 

2.13 [43] The Dick Powell Show: THE BIG DAY

25Dec62 NBC Tue

written by Max Ehrlich

directed by Robert Florey

Hosted by Everett Sloane

guest stars

Robert Morley ....... Fred Komack

Joan Blondell ........ Emily Komack

Jack Cassidy ....... Roth

Dennis James ........ Brooks
Everett Sloane ...... Hobart
Synopsis:
After 25 years of employment at a department store, Fred Komack is feted ... fired ... and itching for revenge. [RF]

 

2.14 [44] The Dick Powell Show: THE HONORABLE ALBERT HIGGINS

01Jan63 NBC Tue

Written by Ben Starr and Bob O'Brien

Directed by Don Taylor

Guest Host Steve McQueen

guest stars

Tom Ewell .......... Congressman Albert Higgins

Barbara Rush ......... Emmy Lou Higgins

Jay Novello ........ Jopur

Vito Scotti ....... Karam

Vaughn Taylor ....... Roberts
Carol Veazie ........ Myra
Carl Benton Reid .... Keller
John Litel .......... Smith
Synopsis:
A newly elected congressman whose penchant for pitching  horseshoes perpetrates an international incident. [RF]
 

2.15 [45] The Dick Powell Show: PROJECT X

08Jan63 NBC Tue

Written by Collier Young

Directed by Walter Doniger

hosted by Gregory Peck

guest stars

Michael Rennie ........ General Conrad Munday

Gena Rowlands ....... Mrs. Canfield

Steve Forrest .......Roger Canfield

Leon Askin ....... Dr. Hoffman

Paul Lambert ........ Tom Finley

John Newton ........ Doctor

William Pullen ....... Flight Director

Synopsis:
The director of a top-secret space project turns marriage counselor to iron out a problem between a young officer and his neglected wife. [RF]

 

2.16 [46] The Dick Powell Show: THE LOSERS

15Jan63 NBC Tue

Written by Bruce Geller

Directed by Sam Peckinpah

hosted by Robert Mitchum

guest stars

Lee Marvin .......... Dave Blassingame
Keenan Wynn ......... Burgundy Smith
Rosemary Clooney .... Melissa
Russ Brown .......... Isaiah
Michael Davis ....... Don
Adam Lazarre ........ Blind Johnny

Mike Mazurki ........ Tim
Synopsis:
Two charming cardsharps scrambling to keep one step ahead of their many victims. [RF]
*Note: This episode is based on the TV series "The Westerner" with Brian Keith in the role of Dave Blassingame.
 

2.17 [47] The Dick Powell Show: EVERYBODY LOVES SWEENEY

22Jan63 NBC Tue (rerun 23Jul63)

written by Bill Manhoff

directed by Don Medford

hosted by Frank Sinatra

guest stars

Mickey Rooney ....... Sweeney Tomlin

Joanne Linville .......Aura Tomlin

Ross Martin ....... Vince Baker

Mary Webster ....... Jill

Dennis James ........ Walker
Jack Albertson ...... Gus

Synopsis:
Comedian Sweeney Tomlin knows he's second-rate, but his wife Barbara is convinced he'll be a top banana someday.
When a TV commentator doesn't share her confidence, Barbara insists he be sued for making disparaging remarks. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A second-rate comic makes a bid for fame by suing a disparaging TV commentator. [RF]

 

2.18 [48] The Dick Powell Show: THE RAGE OF SILENCE

29Jan63 NBC Tue

Written by Ed Spiegel and Jules Maitland

Directed by Don Taylor

hosted by Glenn Ford

guest stars

Peter Falk ....... Martin

Carol Lynley ....... Elise

Fred Beir ....... Don

Fred Essler ........ Mr. Potovsky

Monica Keating ....... Mrs. Scott

Synopsis:
Martin, a deaf-mute, finally overcomes his self-consciousness and enrolls in a class for lip reading and sign language.
Martin has a hard time learning, and only his teacher's encouragement persuades him to keep trying. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A deaf student whose unrequited love for his pretty young teacher slowly reveals a violently jealous nature. [RF]

 

2.19 [49] The Dick Powell Show: THE JUDGE

05Feb63 NBC Tue

Written by Bruce Geller and Harry Mark Petrakis

Directed by Bernard Kowalski

hosted by Jack Lemmon

guest stars

Richard Basehart ....... Judge Zachary

Edward Binns ....... Matthew Connors

Mary Murphy ....... Karen Holm

Otto Kruger ....... Justice Caleb Cooke

Elisha Cook Jr. ....... Moxie

Robert Crawford Jr. ....... Dave Zachary

Robert Bolger ....... Tony Figlia

Nico Minardos ...... Parole Officer

Synopsis:
Although he wants to commute a death sentence, Judge Daniel Zachary is afraid that the action would be misinterpreted
- his former law partner has been bragging that he could influence Zachary to issue the commutation. [RF]

 

2.20 [50] The Dick Powell Show: LUXURY LINER

12Feb63 NBC Tue

Written by Christopher Knopf

Directed by Paul Wendkos

hosted by James Stewart

guest stars

Rory Calhoun ........ Captain Victor Kilhgren

Carroll O'Connor ........ Dr. Lyman Savage

Jan Sterling ....... Selena Royce

Ludwig Donath ....... Jan Veltman

Oscar Beregi ..... LaGuerre

Michael Davis ....... Digo

Edward Kemmer ....... Sam Barrett

Danny Scholl ...... Mr. Mann

Synopsis:
Selena Royce is expecting an ocean voyage on which her only companions

will be her bitterness and her whisky bottles - until a stowaway, a young Spanish boy named Digo, enters her life.
*Note: This was a projected pilot for the fall. [RF]

 

2.21 [51] The Dick Powell Theatre (not Show): APPLES DON'T FALL FAR (verified on film)
19Feb63 NBC Tue (copyright date 19Feb63)
Executive Producer Dick Powell
Produced by Josef Leytes
Teleplay by Les Pine; From the Story by Beatrice A. Dresher & Josef Leytes
Directed by Josef Leytes
*
Hosted by David Niven
Starring:
Michael Kane ........ Mark Brill
Co-Starring:
Johnny Crawford ..... Pete Johnson
Joe de Santos
Special Guest Star:
David Wayne ......... Alex Johnson
*
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Sallie Brophy ........ Mrs. Fielder
Bernard Kates ........ Dr. Levin
Frank Puglia ......... Elder Alvarez
Ann Loos ............. Miss Korwin
David Winters ........ Chino Inmate
Donald Diamond ....... Chino Inmate
Richard Bull ......... Chino Inmate
Richard Angarola ..... Younger Alvarez
James du Priest ...... Pratt
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
*
Art Director, Gibson Holley
Production Manager, Barry Crane
Assistant Director, Mike Salamunovich
Story Consultant, Beatrice A. Dresher
*
Edited by Arthur D. Hilton
Set Decorator, John Burton
Sound Effects, Joe Kavigan
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up, Grimwood
Sound, Thomas N. Thompson
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Casting, Robert Walker
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Score by Joseph Mullendore
*
Filmed with the approval of and in co-operation with:
"The Department of Corrections, Youth and Adult Corrections Agency, State of California"
Synopsis:
Pete Johnson wants to know who his father is and where he's been all these years, so parole officer Mark Brill tells
the boy the truth - Alex Johnson is in prison on a murder rap. [RF]

 

2.22 [52] The Dick Powell Show: TISSUE OF HATE

26Feb63 NBC Tue

Written by Tony Barrett

Directed by Marc Daniels

Hosted by Dean Martin

guest stars

Henry Fonda ........ Dr. Victor Fallon

Polly Bergen ..... Paula Miles

Gloria Vanderbilt ...... Connie Carmichael

Eduard Franz ........ Dr. Bert Jacobson

Elisabeth Fraser .........Annie

John Larkin ......... Dr. Eli Bell

Liam Sullivan ........ Dr. Kurtz

Booth Colman ......... Warden

Synopsis:
Dr. Victor Fallon's talents as a plastic surgeon are spent catering to the whims of society ladies and movie stars.
Dr. Bert Jacobson, an old classmate of Fallon's draws his patients from another social level. Jacobson is conducting
experiments at a women's prison to see if correcting facial deformities can speed up the rehabilitation of the inmates
- and he'd like Fallon's help. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A famous plastic surgeon who becomes emotionally involved with a hardened woman prisoner from whom he removed
a disfiguring facial scar. [RF]

 

2.23 [53] The Dick Powell Theatre: THUNDER IN A FORGOTTEN TOWN   [verified on film]  ****
05Mar63 NBC Tue (copyright date 5Mar63)
Four Star Television/ Executive Producer, Dick Powell
A Jackie Cooper Productions, Inc. Film /Associate Producer, E. W. Swackhamer
Teleplay by Richard Carr and Irving J. McCarthy; Story by Irving J. McCarthy
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski
*
Hosted by David Niven
Starring:

Jackie Cooper ....... John Reardon

Also Starring:
Dewey Martin ........ Sheriff Baird
Susan Oliver ........ Annie Williams
Robert Emhardt ...... Ad Wiley
*
With Special Guest Stars (in Alphabetical Order)
Edie Adams .......... Model
Milton Berle ........ BlackJack Dealer
Joey Bishop ......... Waiter
David Janssen ....... Ken Morgan
Pat O'Brien ......... Hotel Clerk
*
With: (end credits)
Jackie Coogan ....... Shopkeeper
Gary Crosby ......... Politician's Aide
*
William Schallert ... Sammy
Ellen Corby ......... Emma
Harry Whishner ...... Taxi Driver
and:
Alan Reed ........... Mr. Bannfield
*
Production Supervisor, Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director, Bill Ross
*
Director of Photography, Chas. E. Burke
Art Director, Gibson Holley
Production Manager, Lloyd Allen
Assistant Director, Dick Moder
Story Editor, Bud Kay
*
Set Decorator, Frank G. Wade
Sound Effects, Norval Crutcher, Jr.
Music Editor, Aubrey Lind
Make-Up, Grimwood
Sound, Woodruff H. Clarke
Wardrobe, Robert B. Harris
Casting, Phil Benjamin
*
Music Supervision, Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Score by Joseph Mullendore
Synopsis:
John Reardon, missing in action and presumed dead, has returned to his home town - after 10 years as a prisoner of the
Chinese Communists. Mayor Kenneth Morgan, John's old friend, greets him warmly, but not the townsfolk. They question
Reardon's loyalty when they see that he has come through the years of captivity unscathed. Fed up with the hostile reception,
Reardon goes to Las Vegas for a fling.
*Note: Milton Berle recreates the character of the Blackjack dealer which won him an Emmy nomination in the first season. [RF]
 

2.24 [54] The Dick Powell Show: THE INFERNAL SEASON

aka COLOSSUS

12Mar63 NBC Tue

(Unsold Pilot for Colossus)

Written by Richard Alan Simmons

Directed by Don Medford

hosted by Robert Taylor

guest stars

William Shatner ......... Eric Tegman

Robert Brown ......... John Michael Reardon (listed in TV Guide as Robert E. Brown)

Frank Overton ......... Dan Corbett

Geraldine Brooks ........ Ruth Corbett

Joan Staley .......... Kathy Quine

Lee Van Cleef ......... Salty

Will Kuluva ......... Santella

Oscar Beregi

Jerry Hausner

John Newton ........ Assistant Director

Charles Seel

Valentin De Vargas

David Renard

Synopsis:
In 1912, immigrants Eric Tegman and John Michael Reardon purchase some land in California's San Fernando Valley
—infuriating native son Dan Corbett, who wanted the property for his ranch. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A landowner wants to buy up a spread, but is thwarted by two immigrants.

 

2.25 [55] The Dick Powell Show: CHARLIE'S DUET

19Mar63 NBC Tue

Written by Richard Carr

Directed by Don Taylor

hosted by Milton Berle

guest stars

Julie London ........ Linda Baxter

Cesar Romero .......... Louis Samson

Jim Backus .......... Monte

Anthony Franciosa ......... Charlie Harris

Zsa Zsa Gabor ........ Diva

Richard LePore ......... Eddie

Jules Munshin .......... Jackson

Army Archerd ....... Casino Teller

James Gregory ........ Gambler

Henry Slate .......... Hoodlum

Synopsis:
Night-club owner Charlie Harris is in love with singer Linda Baxter, but that means trouble for her ---
gambling king Louis Samson is threatening her life as a way of cutting himself in on Charlie's business. [RF]

 

2.26 [56] The Dick Powell Show: THE THIRD SIDE OF A COIN

26Mar63 NBC Tue

Written S. Lee Pogostin

Directed by Marc Daniels

hosted by John Wayne

guest stars

June Allyson ........ Rosalind Cramer
John Forsythe ....... Peter Kent
Hugh Marlowe ........ William Kent
Jeanne Bal .......... Miriam Kent
Marta Kristen ....... Joan Kent
Donald Losby ........ John Kent
Synopsis:
Rosalind Cramer has been dating her married boss, publisher William Kent, and now she demands $25,000 from him.
Kent calls it blackmail, but Rosalind uses another word: compensation. [RF]
 

2.27 [57] The Dick Powell Show: EPILOGUE

02Apr63 NBC Tue

Written by Bruce Geller

Directed by Bernard Kowalski

hosted by Pat Boone

guest stars

Lee Marvin ........... Finn
Ricardo Montalban .... Stephen Baird
Claude Akins ......... Police Lieutenant
Patricia Breslin ..... Susan Baird
Robert Crawford Jr. .. Ted Baird
Synopsis:
An ex-Marine tells his former captain, Stephen Baird, that he hasn't forgotten

 the art of killing: He keeps in trim by murdering acquitted criminals who deserved punishment. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
Finn, a psychotic ex-marine hasn't forgotten the art of killing:

 he keeps in trim by murdering acquitted criminals. [RF]
 

2.28 [58] The Dick Powell Show: THE LAST OF THE BIG SPENDERS

16Apr63 NBC Tue

Written by Richard Alan Simmons

Directed by Robert Gist

hosted by Jackie Cooper

guest stars

Dana Andrews ......... Paul Oakland

Robert Redford ........... Nick Oakland

Inger Stevens ........... Adele Hughes

Herschel Bernardi ...........Christopher Burton

Norman Fell ............ Dr. Joseph Greer

Synopsis:
A serious heart condition may end the life of novelist Paul Oakland at any time

 - so he decides to get acquainted with the son he hasn't seen for 20 years. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
A dying novelist tries to re-establish communications with

the embittered son he deserted 17 years before. [RF]

 

2.29 [59] The Dick Powell Show: THE OLD MAN AND THE CITY

23Apr63 NBC Tue

Written John Pickard and Frank Provo

Directed by William A. Graham

hosted by June Allyson

guest stars

Charles Bickford ........ Big Jack Hollander

Charles Ruggles .......... Judge Fairbrother

Edward Binns ......... Deke Barron

John Larkin ......... Joe Dominic

Dennis Morgan ........ Dr. Clay Maitland

Kenneth Tobey ......... Burke O'Hara

Gene Raymond ....... Ben Solomon

Joan Blackman

Bruce Dern

Alex Nicol

Synopsis:
The people of Adamsburg learns that their only industry has been bought out

by a tycoon who intends to close the plant - and the town. [RF]
*Note: This was the pilot for an unrealized series called `Adamsburg USA'.

 

2.30 [60] The Dick Powell Show: THE LAST OF THE PRIVATE EYES

30Apr63  NBC Tue (last show of the series)

Written by Richard Carr and Robert L. Jacks

Directed by Marc Daniels

hosted by Ronald Reagan

guest stars

Bob Cummings ........... J.F. Kelly

William Bendix ......... George Lane

Macdonald Carey .......... Lt. Duff Peterson

Linda Christian ......... Susan Lane

Jeanne Crain ........ Elsie

William Lundigan ........ Frank Jeffers

Lawrence Dobkin .......... Paul the Butler

Janis Paige ........ Lavern

Arnold Stang ..... Donald Joe

Keenan Wynn (cameo)

Jay C. Flippen (cameo)

Eddie Rochester Anderson (cameo)

Sebastian Cabot (cameo)

Victor Buono (cameo)
Synopsis:
This free-wheeling parody of private eye yarns has all the standard ingredients. There's devil-may-care detective J.F. Kelly,
he's been summoned by wealthy George Lane to track down the blackmailer who threatened Lane's seductive wife. In the
background are sinister thugs and of course, a lurking butler. "It's a dirty business," says Kelly as he reluctantly
accepts the case. Now all he has to do is find Louis Dixon, the suspect. [RF]

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