CTVA US Anthology - "Goodyear TV Playhouse" (NBC) Season 2 (1952-53)

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 Season 2 (NBC) (1952-53)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Tom Alger,  Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


############ Goodyear TV Playhouse ###########
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NBC Sundays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern - Alternating with "Philco Television Playhouse"

 

Ep 2.01 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: HOLIDAY SONG

14Sep1952

written by Paddy Chayefsky

directed by Delbert Mann

guest stars

Joseph Buloff

Herbert Berghof

Anne Hegira

Werner Klemperer

David Opatoshu

Irja Jensen

Frances Charney

Dora Weissman

David Kerman

Ann Dere

Martin Green.

*Note this episode was restaged in September 53 with a slightly different cast.

 

Ep 2.02 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: THE ROOM

28Sep1952

written by William Kendall Clarke

story by Geoffrey Kean

directed by Delbert Mann

guest stars

Edmon Ryan

Carmen Mathews

Haila Stoddard

Frank Overton

Penny Hays

 

Ep 2.03 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: O ROMANY

12Oct1952

written by William Kendall Clarke

directed by Delbert Mann

guest stars

Olive Deering

Luis Van Rooten

Anatol Winogradoff

Adia Kuznetzoff

Boris Marshalov

 

Ep 2.04 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: BETTER THAN WALKING

26Oct1952

written by Thomas W. Phipps

directed by Delbert Mann

guest stars

Veronica Lake ....... Judy 'Leni' Howard

Darren McGavin

Jonathan Harris

Marcel Hillaire

Dorothee Long

Jack Creley

 

Ep 2.05 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: THE DARKNESS BELOW

09Nov1952

guest stars

Ralph Meeker

Gerald S. O'Loughlin
Synopsis:
A mining disaster leaves two miners fighting for their lives. [RF]

 

Ep 2.06 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: THE OLD BEGINNING

23Nov1952

guest stars

Frances Helm

Carmen Mathews

 

Ep 2.07 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: THE SEARCH

07Dec1952

written by David Shaw

directed by Delbert Mann

guest stars

Gene Lyons

Anthony Ross

Everett Chambers

Addison Powell

James Gregory

Frank Sutton

Charles Aidman

William Smithers

 

Ep 2.08 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: MR. QUIMBY'S CHRISTMAS HATS

21Dec1952

written by Harry Muheim

directed by Delbert Mann

guest stars

Parker Fennelly

Ernest Truex

Sylvia Field

David White

Geoffrey Lumb

Harry Sheppard

 

Ep 2.09 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: A MEDAL IN THE FAMILY

01Feb1953

guest stars

James Dunn

 

Ep 2.10 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: WINGS ON MY FEET

22Feb1953

written by Hoffman R. Hays

directed by Delbert Mann

guest stars

Valerie Bettis

Tom Helmore

Leslie Barrett

Dan Tobin

Peter Turgeon

 

Ep 2.11 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: THE RUMOR

08Mar1953

written by Thomas W. Phipps

directed by Delbert Mann

guest stars

Patricia Collinge

Addison Richards

Joan Lorring

Leslie Nielsen

Nelson Olmsted

Joseph Boland

 

Ep 2.12[--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: THE GESTURE

15Mar1953

written by Ira Avery

guest stars

Eva Gabor

Gene Lyons

 

Ep 2.13 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: WISH ON THE MOON

29Mar1953

written by Sumner Locke Elliott

directed by Delbert Mann

producer Frederick Coe

guest stars

Eva Marie Saint ....... Frances Barclay

Richard Carlyle

Phyllis Kirk

Frank Corsaro

Rita Vale

Julia Meade

Allen Nourse

Synopsis:

WISH ON THE MOON is a chronicle of two women-friends whose lives take

unexpected turns. One  musters all her effort to become a famous actress,

 but instead ends up married. The other, who lacks motivation except to find a husband,

inadvertently becomes a stage and screen star. Both feel unfulfilled and secretly

envy what the other has gained. [RF]

 

Ep 2.14 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: THE LONG WAY HOME

12Apr1953

written by Robert Alan Aurthur

guest stars

Lloyd Bridges

Gaby Rodgers

 

Ep 2.15[--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: PRINTER'S MEASURE

26Apr1953

written by Paddy Chayefsky

directed by Delbert Mann

guest stars

Peg Hillias

Martin Newman

J. Pat O'Malley

Joe Mantell

Joseph Boland

Wyrley Birch

 

Ep 2.16 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: THE ACCIDENT

03May53

Producer Fred Coe
Written by Paul Peters
Directed by Vincent Donohue
guest stars
Jeffrey Lynn
Maureen Stapleton
Clifford Tatum
Joe De Santis
Lee Graham
Helen Ray
Peter Hobbs
Angel Adamides

Synopsis:
A horrible accident leaves one family destroyed. [RF]

 

Ep 2.17 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: THE OIL WELL

17May53

guest stars

Dorothy Gish

E.G. Marshall

 

Ep 2.18 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: BEFORE I WAKE

31May53

 Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by Sumner Elliott
Directed by Gordon Duff
guest stars
Vicki Cummings
Betty Field
Muriel Williams
Cynthia Latham

 

Ep 2.19 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: HER PRINCE CHARMING

14Jun1953

written by Robert Alan Arthur

directed by Delbert Mann

guest stars

James Dunn

Sylvia Field

Ernest Truex

Lin McCarthy

Carol Wheeler

Synopsis:

A lonely old woman who spends all her time going to radio and TV

quiz shows wins a weekend as the guest of an old movie star.

 

Ep 2.20 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: CATCH A FALLING STAR

28Jun1953

written by Thomas Phipps

directed by Delbert Mann

guest stars

Faye Emerson

Susan Strasberg (as Susie Strasberg)
Nancy Coleman
Synopsis:
A conservative banker thinks that his world is being marred by scandal

until he is awakened by his young daughter. [TA]
 

Ep 2.21 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: NOTHING TO SNEEZE AT

12Jul1953

written by David Shaw

guest stars

Walter Matthau

Elaine Stritch

Maxine Stuart

Lydia Reed

Robert Fortier

Synopsis:

A married couple with four children have never had a vacation when suddenly

they win a week at a resort hotel in a lottery. [RF]

 

Ep 2.22 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: THE YOUNG AND THE FAIR

26Jul1953

written by N. Richard Nash

guest stars

Mildred Dunnock

Joanne Woodward

Louisa Horton

Jenny Egan

 

Ep 2.23 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: ERNIE BARGER IS FIFTY

09Aug1953

Producer Gordon Duff
Written by Tad Mosel
Directed by Delbert Mann
guest stars
Ed Begley ........... Ernie Barger
Carmen Mathews ...... Mariella
Howard St. John ..... Abbot
John Connel ......... Roy Barger
Joseph Sweeney ...... Father Barger
Addison Powell ...... Chester Wilson
Richard Davalos ..... Tom

Al Thaler

Patricia Fay

Norton Bloom

Robert Baird

Marilyn Mohr

Gladys Klark

 

Ep 2.24 [--] Goodyear TV Playhouse: HOLLYWOOD TANDEM

a. Fade Out and b. The New Process

23Aug1953

written by Sumner Locke Elliott & David Shaw

directed by Delbert Mann

guest stars

Hedda Hopper .... Hostess

Sidney Blackmer

Jessie Royce Landis

David White

Walter Matthau

Geoffrey Lumb

Carole Mathews

Ernest Truex

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