CTVA US Anthology - "Jane Wyman Theater" (Reuve/NBC) Season 10 (1957-58)

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 Season 10 (NBC) (1957-58)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide
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UCLA Film and Television Archive

US Network Schedules  1957-1958


############## Jane Wyman Theater #############
############### season 10 1957-58 #############
################ (final season) ###############
NBC Thursday 10:30-11:00pm Eastern (30min)  (new day/ new time slot)

 

10.01 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: THE WAY HOME

Revue prod #1688

26Sep57 NBC Thurs

Producer Eva Wolas
Teleplay by Steve Fisher
Directed by Allen H. Miner

cast

Jane Wyman ....... Ann Langley

Robert Bray ....... Harry

Steve Dunne ....... Tom McLaine

Robert Bray ....... Harry

Frederick Ford ....... Officer

Synopsis:
Ann Langley picks up a hitchhiker on a deserted highway

 - who turns out to be an escaped convict. [RF]

 

10.02 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: CONTACT

Revue prod #1679

03Oct57 NBC Thurs

Written by Samuel Marx & Jack Jacobs

Story by Samuel Marx

Directed by Allen H. Miner

Director of photography Gilbert Warrenton

cast

Joseph Cotten ....... Bruce Malone

Rene Godfrey ....... Mrs. Dioso

Jimmy Murphy ....... Vic

Sebastian Cabot

Kaye Elhardt

Richard Karlan

Lawrence Dobkin

Joseph Vitale

Tina Menard

Ronnie Anton

Bud Slater

Saul Gross

Synopsis:

Bruce Malone, chief pilot of an airline company, tries to help a crusading newspaperman

to leave a South American country in the middle of a political upheaval. The man disappears

but Malone finds a clue  to his whereabouts when a baseball is thrown through a window. [TA]

 

10.03 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: THE MAN ON THE THIRTY-FIFTH FLOOR

Revue prod #1678

10Oct57 NBC Thurs

cast

MacDonald Carey ....... Carleton Reed

Phyllis Avery ....... Marta Reed

Wendy Winkleman ....... Susan

Whit Bissell ....... Mr. Addison

 

10.04 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: THE PERFECT CRIME

Revue prod #1584

17Oct57 NBC Thurs

 

 [--] Fireside Theatre: no details

24Oct57 NBC Thurs

 

10.05 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: THE ANIMAL INSTINCT

Revue prod #1692

31Oct57 NBC Thurs

written by Lois Jacoby & Bart Burns

story by Bart Burns

directed by Allen H. Miner

cast

Jane Wyman ....... Fran

John Larch ....... the Man

Paul Bryar ....... Fred

Claudia Bryar ....... Martha

 

10.06 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: ROADBLOCK NUMBER SEVEN

Revue prod #1682

07Nov57 NBC Thurs

Directed by George Waggner

cast

Peter Mark Richman  .. Dan Wilson
Margaret O'Brien .... Nancy
Dabbs Greer ......... Boggs
Robert Armstrong .... Sheriff

 

 [--] Fireside Theatre: no details

14Nov57  NBC Thurs (rerun)

 

 [--] Fireside Theatre: no details

21Nov57  NBC Thurs (rerun)

 

10.07 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: A REASONABLE DOUBT

Revue prod #1690

28Nov57 NBC Thurs

cast

Hugh Marlowe ....... Sid Nolan

Mark Stevens ....... Tom Hubbard

Jimmy Gavin ....... Alec

Jack Lambert ........ Pug
Bruce Gordon ........ Dr. Lagrue
Bill Hale ........... Sheriff
Gary Clarke ......... Sharpie
Synopsis:
A convict makes his escape from prison and returns to his home town.

 He's determined to find out who was responsible for sending him

 to prison for a murder he did not commit. [RF]
Syndication airing on Turning Point 09Aug58.

 

10.08 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: DEATH RIDES THE 12:15

prod #1685

05Dec57 NBC Thurs

cast

Jane Wyman ........ Amelia

Edward Platt ........ Larkin

Renee Godfrey ....... Dorothy

Harlan Warde ....... Bennett

 

10.09 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: THE PERFECT ALIBI

12Dec57 NBC Thurs

written by Gene Roddenberry

story by Patricia Highsmith

Directed by Allen H. Miner

cast

Vincent Price ....... Howard Keith

Edwin Reimers ........ George Barker

Gil Rankin ....... Travis

Ted Spencer ....... Jackson

Anthony Eustrel
John Sebastian
Don Hix
Harrison Lewis
James Forrester
Ken Hooker

Synopsis:
In a jealous rage, Howard Keith Howard shoots and kills

George Barker. He wanted Barker's job. [RF]

 

[--] Fireside Theatre: The Man in the Car

19Dec57  NBC Thurs (rerun from 30Apr57)

 

10.10 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: THE NIGHT AFTER CHRISTMAS

prod #1695

26Dec57 NBC Thurs

cast

John Dehner ....... General Hugh Marley

Theodore Newton ....... Slater

Gregory Gaye ....... General Tors

Bartlett Robinson ....... Secretary

 

10.11 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: THE ELEVATOR

prod #1680

02Jan58 NBC Thurs

written by Michael Fessier & Phillip MacDonald

story by James Mason & Pamela Mason

directed by Allen H. Miner

cast

Linda Darnell ....... Lora

John Baragrey ....... Spencer

John Hoyt ....... Richard

Dick Wilson ....... Alex

 

10.12 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: A WIDOW'S KISS

prod #1610

09Jan58 NBC Thurs

cast

Jane Wyman ........ Marge

Jeanne Cooper ....... Winnie

Sydney Smith ....... the Colonel

Irene Seidner

Synopsis:
When her daughter is bitten by a black widow spider,

a mother searches frantically for blood donors. [RF]

 

10.13 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: DAY OF GLORY (film)

prod #1685

16Jan58 NBC Thurs

(26Jan58 NBC Sun Oklahoma airing)

story by Dorothea Frances & Caulfield Fisher

director of photography Mack Stengler (emmy nominated for this episode)

cast

Paul Douglas ........ Captain Langsdorff

Wesley Lau .......Commander Von Schoss

Jan Merlin ....... Keitel

Maurice Marsac ....... Diego

Robert Boon .......... Karl

Ivan Triesault ....... Ambassador

Synopsis:
World War 2 drama about the German warship Graf Spee. Damaged in battle,

and carrying many casualties aboard, the ship is subject of a battle of wills between its

captain and a commander. One officer wants to put into Montevideo to make repairs,

the other insists the ship stay in the area and fight on. [RF]

*Note: Richard Boone did not appear in this episode.

 

 [--] Fireside Theatre: no details

23Jan58  NBC Thurs (rerun?)

 

10.14 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: A GUILTY WOMAN

prod #1684

30Jan58 NBC Thurs

Written by Jerome Gruskin

Story by Glenway Wescott

Directed by Allen H. Miner

Director of photography Mack Stengler

cast

Jan Sterling ........ Martha

Virginia Grey ........ Evelyn

Herbert Rudley ........ Dr. John Bolton

Alexander Lockwood

Irene Martin

Synopsis:

After serving many years in prison for the murder of her fiance, Evelyn is paroled in

the custody of her long-time friend Martha, a wealthy widow. Although Martha appears

happy to welcome Evelyn into her home, Evelyn begins to notice something new about Martha. [TA]

 

10.15 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: MY SISTER, SUSAN

prod #1672

06Feb58 NBC Thurs

cast

Jane Wyman .......... Carol/Susan

James Gavin ......... Eyes Sutton

John Dehner ....... McDermott

Anthony Caruso ....... Mike

Edwin Reimers ....... Mr. Otis

John Wilder ...... Jay Dee

Synopsis:
When Carol Porter arrives in Green Bay to visit a twin sister whom

she hasn't seen in some time, she learns that Susan is dead, apparently

a murder victim. The police explain that Susan had been involved with a black-market

racketeer and dope pusher. The only way they can turn up conclusive evidence

against this man is for Carol to pose as her twin. [RF]

 

10.16 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: HE CAME FOR THE MONEY

prod #1696

13Feb58 NBC Thurs

Written by Frederic Brady

Directed by Allen H. Miner

cast

Ruth Roman  .......... Martha Benton
John Larch .......... Jim Benton
Wesley Lau .......... Clay Matson
Phillip Pine ........ John Gorman
Synopsis:
Clay, using his "lame" horse as an excuse, asks for shelter

at the ranch of Jim and Martha Benton. He observes that

Jim and Martha are openly hostile to each other. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
A man named Clay, using a lame horse as an excuse, asks for

shelter at the ranch of Jim and Martha Benton. He openly observes that

Jim and Martha are openly hostile to each other and Martha asks Clay

to take her along when he leaves. [JBeer]
Syndication airing on Turning Point 16Aug58.
 

10.17[--] Jane Wyman Theater: TUNNEL EIGHT (film)

prod #1636

20Feb58 NBC Thurs

cast

Preston Foster ......... Dan McGann

Grant Williams ..... Larry

Joseph Crehan ...... General Grant

Francis De Sales ...... Dr. Howard

Jack Elam ...... Quirt Avery

Karl Swenson ..... Casey

Tom Brown ..... Evans

Roy Roberts .... Boomer

Dori Simmons ..... Candy

Synopsis:

Right after the Civil War, Dan McGann, a prominent construction engineer,

is assigned to help with the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad. When the

construction slows down, McGann uncovers the work of saboteurs.  [RF]

 

10.18 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: PRIME SUSPECT

prod #1640

27Feb58 NBC Thurs

written by Steve Fisher

story by Morton Wolson

directed by Allen H. Miner

director of photography John L. Russell

cast

William Bendix ....... Captain Bill Ryan

Nita Talbot ....... Sally

Addison Richards ....... Dr. Rason

Tony Rock ..... Police Officer

Claude Akins

John Mitchum

Dick Stanley Smith

Paula Hill

Synopsis 1:

Bendix stars as a police captain assigned to track down an elusive schizophrenic

who is terrorizing the blonde women of the town. During his investigation, the captain,

 who was unhappily married to a blonde later killed in a car accident, begins to

think he may be the attacker. [TA]

Synopsis 2:

Police are tracking a maniac who has been terrorizing a town.

They surmise that since all his victims are women, the suspect

was once cruelly hurt by a woman. Police Captain Bill Ryan, who

once had an unfaithful wife and is subject to blackouts, becomes

convinced that he is the maniac killer. [RF]

Synopsis 3:
Capt. Bill Ryan is assigned to track down an elusive

schizophrenic who is terrorizing the blonde women of the town.

Bill begins to think he may be the attacker. [JBeer]
Syndication airing on Action Theater 22Aug1958.

 

[--] Fireside Theatre: Portrait in Fear

06Mar58 NBC Thurs (rerun from 15Jan57)

 

[--] Fireside Theatre: no details

13Mar58 NBC Thurs (rerun)

 

[--] Fireside Theatre: Once Upon a Nightmare

20Mar58 NBC Thurs (rerun from 03Jan56)

 

10.19 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: THE DOCTOR WAS A LADY

prod #1697

27Mar58 NBC Thurs

cast

Frances Bergen ....... Fran Mitchell

Keith Andes ....... Paul Mitchell

Wendy Winkleman ....... Paula

Synopsis:
Fran Mitchell and her husband Paul have successful, but conflicting careers.

After Fran plans an intimate celebration for their wedding anniversary, Paul tells

 her he made plans for a celebration with a client. [RF]

 

[--] Fireside Theatre: In A Different Life 

03Apr58  NBC Thurs (rerun from 03Apr56)

 

10.20 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: SWINDLER'S INN

prod #1698

10Apr58 NBC Thurs

written by Jameson Brewer

directed by Sydney Lanfield

cast

Jane Wyman .......Cleary Penryn

Connie Gilchrist ....... Rosie

Benny Rubin ....... Mr. Zinsli

Stanley Adams ....... Mink

Peter Leeds....... Ivy

Synopsis:
Hotel housekeeper Cleary Penryn befriends a guest. [RF]

 

10.21 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: THE BRAVADO TOUCH

prod #1673

17Apr58 NBC Thurs

cast

Fernando Lamas ....... Juan Bravado

Virginia Leith ........ Barbara

Michael Rye ....... Fred Jackson

Nestor Paiva ...... Miguel

Robert Osterloh ...... Steve

Jan Arvan ...... Luis

Anthony Eustrel ...... Captain

Joseph Vitale ....... Inspector

 

10.22 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: MAN OF TASTE

prod #1683

24Apr58 NBC Thurs

cast

Paul Henreid ........ Cernak

Phillip Pine ....... Father Anselmo

Richard Garland ....... Dr. John Rogers

Anthony Eustrel ....... Marwick

Gail Kobe .......Alison

Reginald Lal Singh ...... Chola

Frank Wilcox ....... Dr. Raymond

Karen Norris ........ Nurse

Synopsis:

Dr. John Rogers is visited one night by a man begging him for insulin. He convinces

the doctor that he is a diabetic and is entitled to the medication, so Rogers reluctantly

gives him a supply. [RF]

 

10.23 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: ON THE BRINK

01May58 NBC Thurs

cast

Richard Beymer ....... Mark

Mercedes McCambridge ....... Aunt Hannah

Barry Kelley ....... Ben

Eddie Coch ....... Arthur

Selmer Jackson ....... Doctor

 

10.24 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: THE LAST TEST

08May58 NBC Thurs

prod #1627

directed by Allen H. Miner

cast

Gary Merrill ....... Dicksen

Marian Seldes ....... Sophie

Stanley Adams ...... Joey

Tom Pittman ....... Hank

K.L. Smith ....... Hedeman

 

[--] Fireside Theatre: no details

15May58 NBC Thurs (rerun?)

 

10.25 [--] Jane Wyman Theater: HIDE AND SEEK

prod #1699

22May58 NBC Thurs

written by Robert C. Dennis

directed by Harve Foster

cast

Everett Sloane ........ Dan Wilder

Richard Erdman ....... Joe Sackett

Louis Jean Heydt ...... Joe McHale

James Westerfield ...... Sheriff

Tim Graham ....... Prosecutor

Sue Carlton .......Young Girl

Synopsis:

Dan Wilder is a scientific detective who travels about in a car with a trailer attached.

The trailer houses a complete laboratory that Dan uses in his work. The prosecutor

of a small town has just summoned Dan to help investigate the unusual death of a young girl. [RF]

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