CTVA US Anthology - "Dow Hour Of Great Mysteries" (NBC)(1960) hosted by Joseph N. Welch

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Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (1960)
 Sponsors  Dow Chemical Company
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
Writers Guild of America (wga)

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DOW HOUR OF GREAT MYSTERIES
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Produced by Robert Saudek
for
NBC (various days/ various time slots)

US Anthology series 1960

Hosted and Narrated by Joseph N. Welch

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NBC 1960 (various days/ various time slots)

[01] Dow Hour of Great Mysteries: THE BAT
31Mar1960 NBC Thur
Producer Robert Saudek
Teleplay by Walter Kerr
Based on a play by Avery Hopwood
From the novel by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Directed by Paul Nickell
Narrator Joseph N. Welch
starring
Helen Hayes ........ Cornelia Van Gorder
Jason Robards Jr. .. Lieutenant Anderson
Margaret Hamilton .. Lizzie Arden
Bethel Leslie ...... Dale Ogden
Karl Light ......... Richard Fleming
Shepperd Strudwick.. Dr. Wells
Mark Satow
Synopsis:
A criminal attempts to locate a fortune in stolen securities hidden in a mansion owned by a spinster. [RF]

[02] Dow Hour of Great Mysteries: THE BURNING COURT
26Apr1960 NBC Tue
Producer Robert Saudek
Teleplay by Audrey Roos
Based on a story by John Dickson Carr
Directed by Paul Nickell
Narrator Joseph N. Welch
starring
George C. Scott
Barbara Bel Geddes
Robert Lansing
Raymond Bramley
Anne Seymour
Michael Toland
Sally Chamberlin
Joanne Linville
Paul Stevens
Eileen McKenna
Joseph Sullivan
Synopsis:
A novelist writes about poisonings and has just finished a work about a 17th century French poisoner a
lady, who was burned at the stake for being a witch. His publisher finds that his wife fits the deadly
dead lady to a "T". When a murder is committed, eyes are on the "witch" one of the non dead. [RF]

[03] Dow Hour of Great Mysteries: THE WOMAN IN WHITE
23May1960 NBC Mon
Producer Robert Saudek
Teleplay by Frank Ford
Based on the novel by Wilkie Collins
Directed by Paul Nickell
Narrator Joseph N. Welch
starring
Walter Slezak ...... Count Fosco
Siobhan McKenna .... Marion Halcombe
Robert Flemyng ..... Sir Percival Glyde
Arthur Hill ........ Walter Hartright
Lois Nettleton ..... Laura/Anne Catherick
Rita Vale .......... Countess Fosco
Catherine Proctor...
Synopsis:
A man tyrannizes his wife and likes nothing better than to make her life miserable. [RF]

[04] Dow Hour of Great Mysteries: THE DACHET DIAMONDS
20Sep1960 NBC Tue
Producer Robert Saudek
Teleplay by Walter Kerr
Story by Richard Marsh
Director Gower Champion
Narrator Joseph N. Welch
starring
Rex Harrison ........ Cyril Paxton
Tammy Grimes ........ Daisy Strong
Melville Cooper ..... Franklyn
Reginald Denny ...... Inspector Ireland
Robert Flemyng ...... Lawrence
Alice Ghostley ...... Charlotte
David Hurst ......... Baron
Laurie Main ......... Connors
Hedlie Raine ........ Skittles
George Turner ....... Hotel Manager
Synopsis:
The tale of an Englishman who accidentally comes into possession of stolen diamonds. [RF]

*NOTE: First of nine specials.

[05] Dow Hour of Great Mysteries: THE CAT AND THE CANARY
27Sep1960 NBC Tue
Producer Robert Saudek
Teleplay by William & Audrey Roos
Based on the 1922 play by John Willard
Directed by William A. Graham
Narrator Joseph N. Welch
starring
Andrew Duggan
Collin Wilcox
Sarah Marshall
Louis Edmonds
Hortense Alden
Telly Savalas
Fred J. Scollay
George Macready
Al Henderson
Synopsis:
The gathering of Cyrus West's six descendants in his old house to hear the reading of his will lead to another
mystery unfolding as three potential heirs fight for the prize. [RF]

[06] Dow Hour of Great Mysteries: THE INN OF THE FLYING DRAGON
18Oct1960 NBC Tue
Producer Robert Saudek
Teleplay by Sheldon Reynolds
Based on a novel by Sheridan Le Fanu
Directed by Sheldon Reynolds
Narrator Joseph N. Welch
starring
Farley Granger ....... Richard Beckett
Barry Morse .......... Count St. Alyre
Hugh Griffith ........ Captain Harmonville
Macha Meril
Synopsis:
An Englishman meets with an unexpected adventure when he stops at a French inn on his way to Monte Carlo. [RF]

[07] Dow Hour of Great Mysteries: THE GREAT IMPERSONATION
15Nov1960 NBC Tue
Producer Robert Saudek
Teleplay by William & Audrey Roos
Based on the 1920 novel by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Directed by David Greene
Narrator Joseph N. Welch
starring
Keith Michell ........ Baron Von Ragastein/Sir Edward
Eva Gabor ............ Stephanie
Theodore Marcuse ..... Bronson
Jeanette Sterke ...... Rosamund
Martin Kosleck
Geoffrey Lumb
Otto Simanek
Louis Edmonds
Synopsis:
The story of a ruthless German spy in World War I who plans to kill a British lord - his exact double
- and ultimately sit in the House of Lords. [RF]

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