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Eye Witness
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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EYE WITNESS
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Neptune Production Co.
for
NBC (Broadcast "Live" from New York) (Mondays 9:00-9:30pm ET)
Executive Producer Robert Montgomery / Associate Producer Joseph W. Bailey

US Mystery Drama Anthology series 1953 13 episodes x 30 min

Host Lee Bowman (some sources say Richard Carlson was the first host followed by Lee Bowman)

Premise: The mystery series will deal with the unusual in the realms of science fiction and the supernatural.

Premise: Stories about people who have witnessed accidents and crimes.

*NOTE:
"Eye Witness" replaced "Hollywood Opening Night" (9pm) it was another attempt to garner a viewing audience that
was enscounced in the "I Love Lucy" series.

 

 Not to be confused with -  Eyewitness (CBS) (1962-63) documentary series

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NBC Mondays 9:00-9:30pm EST
Broadcast "Live" from New York

[01] Eye Witness: THE CRUEL CLINIC (live)
30Mar1953 NBC Mon
Host Lee Bowman
starring
Mercer McLeod
Harry Townes
Eric Dressler
Synopsis:
The story of an unethical doctor working in the field of schizophrenia. [RF]
*NOTE: Title was also known as "The Mind of 771". [Syracuse Post]

[02] Eye Witness: APARTMENT 4-D (live)
06Apr1953 NBC Mon
Host Lee Bowman
starring
Robert Webber
Nita Talbot
Brian Keith (as Robert Keith Jr.)
Synopsis:
A murderer leaves messages written in lipstick at the scene of the crimes.[RF]

[03] Eye Witness: DILEMMA (live)
13Apr1953 NBC Mon
Story by Dorothy L. Sayers
Host Lee Bowman
starring
Gene Lyons
Dorothy Donahue
Synopsis:
A tale of a young woman who is confronted by a man who insists that he is her husband, who is thousands of miles
away. Her dilemma rises when she is certain she is either losing her mind or is the victim of a plot.[RF]

[04] Eye Witness: MR. LOVEDAY'S LITTLE OUTING (live)
20Apr1953 NBC Mon
Story by Evelyn Waugh
Host Lee Bowman
starring
Melville Cooper
Romney Brent
Synopsis:
The story of what happens to a man after he has been released from a mental institution where he had been
confined for 30 years. [RF]

[05] Eye Witness: BURIAL PLOT (live)
27Apr1953 NBC Mon
Host Lee Bowman
starring
James Gregory
Mary Scott
Larry Haines
Synopsis:
The story of a carnival man who is buried alive as part of an act and of another man who plans to murder him
in a foolproof fashion.[RF]

[06] Eye Witness: THE RIGHTEOUS (live)
04May1953 NBC Mon
Host Lee Bowman
starring
Henry Jones
Barbara Joyce
Rusty Lane
Synopsis:
A man wrongly accused of a crime is faced with mob violence. [RF]

[07] Eye Witness: THE STATEMENT OF THE ACCUSED (live)
11May1953 NBC Mon
Written by Jacques Futrello
Host & Narrator Richard Carlson
starring
Carl Schiller
Synopsis:
A former steward aboard the SS Carpathis, the ship that aided in the rescue of survivors of the Titanic disaster.
The story tells of the fallacy and injustice of accepting circumstantial evidence as truth when a life is at stake.[RF]

[08] Eye Witness: INVITATION (live)
18May1953 NBC Mon
Story by Algemon Blackwood
Host Lee Bowman
Narrated by Fay Bainter
starring
Jean Carson
Millard Mitchell
Synopsis:
The story of a doctor who married a woman of unsavory reputation and is found by two friends cementing over
a place in the basement that could contain a body.[RF]

[09] Eye Witness: THE THREE HOURS (live)
25May1953 NBC Mon
Story by Quentin Reynolds
Host Lee Bowman
starring
Peter Capell
Michael Evans
Synopsis:
A psychological thriller involving espionage. [RF]

[10] Eye Witness: YOUTH FROM VIENNA (live)
01Jun1953 NBC Mon
Host Lee Bowman
starring
John Newland
Eva Marie Saint
Joseph Anthony
Synopsis:
A tale of jealousy and greed with a peculiar angle about eternal youth. [RF]

[11] Eye Witness: THE BABY SITTER (live)
08Jun1953 NBC Mon
Host Lee Bowman
starring
Emlyn Williams
Sally Brophy
Dennis Patrick (as Dennis Harrison)
Synopsis:
The murder of the mother of a child with whom the sitter had stayed the night before. [RF]

[12] Eye Witness: MY FATHER'S A MURDERER (live)
22Jun1953 NBC Mon
Host Lee Bowman
starring
Wesley Addy
Janet Parker
Synopsis:
A woman is terrified by what she has seen and can't believe the man she trusts with her life is a murderer. [RF]

[13] Eye Witness: THE GREEN GLASS (live)
29Jun1953 NBC Mon
Host Lee Bowman
starring
Vaughn Taylor
Beverly Whitney
Richard Coogan
Synopsis:
An enfeebled man's life is endangered by his son's resentful and greedy wife. [RF]

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