CTVA US Anthology - "Fireside Theatre" (ZIV/NBC) Season 2 (1949-50)

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 Season 2 (NBC) (1949-50)
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

US Network Schedules  1949-1950

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NBC Tuesdays 9:00-9:30pm Eastern ( 2x15min)
Two fifteen minute dramas aired for the majority of the second season

 

2.01 Fireside Theatre: SMOOTH FINGERS / GERMELSHAUSEN
06Sep49

2.02 Fireside Theatre: VAIN GLORY / OUT ON THE RIVER
20Sep49

2.03 Fireside Theatre: THE SPY / THE POSTMISTRESS OF LAUREL RIM
27Sep49

2.04 Fireside Theatre: LIKE MONEY IN THE BANK / MAGIC SKIN
04Oct49

2.05 Fireside Theatre: SCREAM IN THE NIGHT / TROUBLED HARBOR
11Oct49

2.06 Fireside Theatre: BANDIT, BANKER AND BLONDE / THE WALL
18Oct49

2.07 Fireside Theatre: HEARTBEAT / MARDI GRAS
24Oct49

2.08 Fireside Theatre: CHECKMATE / SOLANGE
01Nov49

2.09 Fireside Theatre: NIGHT OWL / ANOTHER ROAD
08Nov49

2.10 Fireside Theatre: STAGECOACH DRIVER MCLEAN / COWBOY'S LAMENT
15Nov49

2.11 Fireside Theatre: THE ROOM / EPILOGUE
29Nov49

2.12 Fireside Theatre: SEALED ORDERS / BATTLE SCENE
06Dec49

2.13 Fireside Theatre: THE PARDONER'S TALE / THE HUMAN TOUCH
13Dec49

2.14 Fireside Theatre: THE DOLL / THE BET
20Dec49

2.15 Fireside Theatre: THE GAUNTLET / THRESHOLD
27Dec49

 

2.16 Fireside Theatre: JUDAS

03Jan50 NBC Tue

starring

George Wallace
Gertrude Michael
Ann Savage
Alice Rolph
Jay Barney
Robert Cavendish
Jimmy Dodd
William Pullen
Synopsis:
The girl friend of a young man honorably discharged from the French Navy

plots to have him branded a resistance-movement fugitive. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
This is a story of love and intrigue in the French Resistance

movement during the German occupation. [RF]
*Syndication airing on Dramatically Yours 14Jan58.
 

2.17 Fireside Theatre: THE DEVIL'S DUE / RENDEZVOUS
10Jan59
starring
Irene Vernon
Jim Anderson
Douglas Dumbrille

 

2.18 Fireside Theatre: THE GOLDEN BALL

17Jan50 NBC Tue

Based on a story by Agatha Christie
cast

George Nader ....... George

Eve Miller ....... Mary

*Syndication airing on Royal Playhouse
 

2.19 Fireside Theatre: CONFESSION / REPRIEVE
24Jan50

2.20 Fireside Theatre: OF THEE I LOVE / DOUBLE JEOPARDY
31Jan50

2.21 Fireside Theatre: THE IMP IN THE BOTTLE / THE STRONGER
07Feb50

2.22 Fireside Theatre: THE SHOT / THE BED BY THE WINDOW
14Feb50

2.23 Fireside Theatre: ANNIVERSARY / JUNGLE TERROR
21Feb50
starring
Michael Blake (in Anniversary)
Mack Williams (in Jungle Terror)

2.24 Fireside Theatre: THE TERRIBLY STRANGE BED / THE STRONGER
28Feb50
The Terribly Strange Bed was adapted from Wilkie Collin's short story
starring
Geraldine Fitzgerald (in The Stronger)
Synopsis:
A man with an incredible lucky streak is invited by an old soldier to spend the night at his place. He sleeps
on a canopy bed which tries to suffocate him.

2.25 Fireside Theatre: GERMELSHAUSEN / SEALED ORDERS
07Mar50

 

2.26 Fireside Theatre: THE GENERAL'S COAT / VAIN GLORY
14Mar50
starring
Marjorie Stapp
Wilton Graff
John Mitchum
Shirley DeArmit
John Baer
Art Millan
Joe Bailey
Norbert Schiller

2.27 Fireside Theatre: THE LEATHER HEART
21Mar50
starring
Irene Vernon
Wilton Graff
Art Millan
Synopsis:
A boot-maker falls for his beautiful accountant.

 

2.28 Fireside Theatre: THE BUNKER (film)

28Mar50 NBC Tue

cast

Dick Wessel

John Mitchum (as Jack Mitchum)

Elaine White

Synopsis:

Drama of Hitler's last half-hour in a bunker in Berlin. [RF]

*Syndication airing on Royal Playhouse.
 

2.29 Fireside Theatre: OPERATION MONA LISA
04Apr50
starring
Nolan Leary
Marian Martin
Peter Brocco
Ralph Byrd
Nino Pepitone

2.30 Fireside Theatre: THE TANGLED WEB
11Apr50
starring
Byron Foulger
Alan Wells
Basil Tellou

 

2.31 Fireside Theatre: NO STRINGS ATTACHED

18Apr50 NBC Tue

Host Frank Wisbar

starring
Gertrude Michael

Reginald Sheffield

John Warburton

Wilton Graff

Synopsis:
A business tycoon obtains a beautiful wife through a business proposition. [RF]

*Syndication airing on Royal Playhouse
 

2.32 Fireside Theatre: BOYS WILL BE MEN

25Apr50 NBC Tue

cast

Stephen Salina

Ken Harvey

*Syndication airing on Royal Playhouse
 

2.33 Fireside Theatre: OPERATION MONA LISA

02May50 NBC Tue

cast

Ralph Byrd

Marian Martin

*Syndication airing on Royal Playhouse
 

2.34 Fireside Theatre: THE PARASOL
09May50
starring
John Mitchum (as Jack Mitchum)
Francis Ford

 

2.35 Fireside Theatre: HIRED GIRL

16May50 NBC Tue

cast

Shirley Jones

James Anderson

Edna Holland
Beverly Washburn
Patricia Wright
Synopsis:
Complications arise when a widower fires his hired girl. [RF]

*Syndication airing on Royal Playhouse

 

2.36 Fireside Theatre: BIG BEN
23May50
Written by Arch Oboler

 

2.37 Fireside Theatre: MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY

30May50 NBC Tue

Written by Edward Everett Hale
starring

Ralph Byrd

John Warburton

Reginald Sheffield

June Lang

Lester Matthews

Russell Hicks
*Syndication airing on Royal Playhouse

 

2.38 Fireside Theatre: THE HUMAN TOUCH / THE ASSASSIN
06Jun50
starring
Albert Dekker

2.39 Fireside Theatre: DINNER FOR THREE / THE DEVIL'S DUE
13Jun50
starring
Douglas Dumbrille
John Archer
Fay Baker

2.40 Fireside Theatre: THE COURTING OF BELLE / RENDEZVOUS
20Jun50
starring
James Anderson
Irene Vernon
Art Millan
John Mitchum (as Jack Mitchum)

2.41 Fireside Theatre: THE EAR
27Jun50
starring
Whit Bissell
Frank Pharr
 

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