CTVA US Anthology - "DuPont Show Of The Month" (CBS) Season 4 (1960-61)

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 Season 4 (CBS) (1960-61)
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

 

######### DuPont Show of the Month ###########

############## season 4 1960-61 ##############

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

CBS

 

Ep 4.01 DuPont Show of the Month: MEN IN WHITE

30-Sep-1960 CBS

story by Sidney Kingsley (Pulitzer prize winning novel)
producer Jacqueline Babbin

starring

Richard Basehart ....... Conway

Dina Merrill
Lee J. Cobb
Lois Smith

Summary:

A dynamic intern with plans to study in Vienna and is slated for

a socially prestigious marriage to a socialite ends when his dedication

to his work and affair with a nurse.  [RF]

 

Ep 4.02 DuPont Show of the Month: THOSE RAGTIME YEARS

18-Oct-60

Producer William Nichols

Written by William Nichols

Directed by William A. Graham

Narrator: Hoagy Carmichael

starring

Ralph Sutton

Dick Wellstood

Eubie Blake

Hoagy Carmichael

Mae Barnes
Summary:

Features Hoagy Carmichael with Mae Barnes, Eubie Blake, Minns and

James, Robin Roberts, Ralph Sutton, Dick Wellstood, Dorothy Loudon,

the Billy B. Quartet, the Wilbur de Paris Band, and the Clara Ward Singers.

Presents in song and story the rise of the ragtime craze which revolutionized

American popular music and paved the way for jazz. [RF]

 

 Ep 4.03 DuPont Show of the Month: HEAVEN CAN WAIT

16-Nov-1960 CBS

Written by Jacqueline Babbin & Audrey Gellen
Based on the play by Leslie Bush-Fekete

starring

Anthony Franciosa
Arthur Malet
Robert Morley
Elizabeth Ashley
Joey Bishop
Frank McHugh
Wally Cox
Diana Van der Vlis

Summary:

On arrival in Hades, an elderly playboy reports his pecadillos to Satan,

who sends him upstairs. [RF]

 

Ep 4.04 DuPont Show of the Month:  THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL

-Dec-1960 CBS

novel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy

directed by Marc Daniels

produced by Jaqueline Babbin

starring

Michael Rennie as the Pimpernel

Maureen O'Hara as Lady Marguerite

Reginald Denny as Chauvelin

Liam Redmond

William Shatner

Suzanne Storrs

Zachary Scott

Laurie Main

Richard Easton

Eric Berry

Leonardo Cimino

James O'Hara

Summary:

Sir Percy, a British aristocrat who rescues innocent victims of the French Revolution

by disguising himself during the day as a foppish dandy.

 

Ep 4.05 DuPont Show of the Month:  THE PRISONER OF ZENDA

18-Jan-1961 CBS

Directed by Alex March
Adapted by Sumner Locke Elliott
Based on the novel by Anthony Hope
starring
Christopher Plummer ... Rudolf Rassendyll / King Rudolf
Farley Granger ........ Rupert of Hentzau
Inger Stevens ......... Princess Flavia
John Williams ......... Colonel Sapt
Nancy Wickwire ........ Antoinette de Mauban
Philip Boscoe ......... Duke Michael
James Valentine ....... Fritz Von Tarlenheim
Roy Poole ............. Johann
Mark Lenard ........... Detchard
Roberts Blossom ....... Gustav
Rex O'Malley .......... Chancellor
Francis Compton ....... Sir Hubert Whittam
John Call ............. Customs Officer

Summary:

Rudolf Rassendyll is a British tourist visiting the nation of Ruritania in the Balkans.

A number of people comment upon Rassendyll's remarkable resemblance

to Prince Rudolph, who in a matter of days is to be crowned the nation's new king,

and the prince's staff even arranges a meeting between the two men. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
Englishman, Rudolf Rassendyll is a distant relative of Rudolf, King of Ruritania,

and bears a remarkable resemblance to his royal cousin. So Rassendyll travels to

the little kingdom for Rudolf's coronation. Once there, he runs into the King first thing,

is wined and dined - and drawn into a wild series of royal intrigues. [RF]

 

Ep 4.06 DuPont Show of the Month:  THE LINCOLN MURDER CASE

18-Feb-1961 CBS

written by Dale Wasserman

starring

Drummond Erskine as Abraham Lincoln

Andrew Prine
Luther Adler
House Jameson
Alexander Scourby
Roger Evan Boxill

Summary:

Based on Lincoln's first famous case.

 

Ep 4.07 DuPont Show of the Month:  THE NIGHT OF THE STORM

21-Mar-1961 CBS

Produced by David Susskind

Written by Horton Foote (Roots in a Parched Ground)

Directed by Daniel Petrie
Associate Producer Audrey Gellen
starring
Julie Harris ......... Julia Robedaux
E.G. Marshall ........ Jim Howard
Mildred Dunnock ...... Grandma Robedaux
Marc Connelly ........ Mr. Davis
Fritz Weaver ......... Horace Sr.
Brad Herrman ......... Horace Jr.
Jo Van Fleet ......... Callie
Arthur Hughes ........ Mr. Ritter
Henderson Forsythe ... Terrence
Diane Ramey .......... Beth Ruth
Nydia Westman ........ Mrs. Pendleton
Barbara Winchester ... Miss Lucy
Burton Mallory ....... Mr. Verna
Charles White ........ Mr. Speed
Harrison Dowd ........ Mr. Charles
Humphrey Davis ....... Dr. Terry
Synopsis:
After being caught in a storm 5 people end up trapped in a diner along a deserted highway.

######### DuPont Show of the Month ###########
############### end of season 4 ##############
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