CTVA US Anthology - "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Season 9 (1959-60)

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 Season 9 (1959-60)
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


########## Hallmark Hall of Fame ##########
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Ep 9.01 Hallmark Hall of Fame: WINTERSET
26-Oct-1959
adapted by Robert Hartung
written by Maxwell Anderson
produced & directed by George Schaefer
starring
Don Murray as Mio
Piper Laurie as Miriamne
George C. Scott as Trock
Charles Bickford as Judge Gaunt
Martin Balsam as Garth
George Mathews as Shadow
Anatol Winogradoff as Esdras
with
Tom Hatcher as Carr
Mercer McLeod as The Policeman
Bernard West as The Radical
Robert P. Lieb as The Sergeant
Gilbert Mack as Lucia
Rocco Bufano as The Sailor
James Reese as The Hobo
Joan Rylander as The Girl friend
Felice Orlandi as the Men in Blue Serge
Louis Filett as the Men in Blue Serge
*Note: A tribute to Maxwell Anderson by Helen Hayes.

Ep 9.02 Hallmark Hall of Fame: A DOLL'S HOUSE (Live)
15-Nov-1959

A Doll's House, Christopher Plummer & Julie Harris (Act I-1)

A Doll's House, Christopher Plummer & Julie Harris (Act I-2)

A Doll's House, Christopher Plummer & Julie Harris (Act I-3)

A Doll's House, Christopher Plummer & Julie Harris (Act I-4)

 

A Doll's House, Christopher Plummer & Julie Harris (Act II-1

A Doll's House, Christopher Plummer & Julie Harris (Act II-2

A Doll's House, Christopher Plummer & Julie Harris (Act II-3

A Doll's House, Christopher Plummer & Julie Harris (Act II-4

 

A Doll's House, Chris Plummer & Julie Harris (Act III-1)

A Doll's House, Chris Plummer & Julie Harris (Act III-2)

A Doll's House, Chris Plummer & Julie Harris (Act III-3)

A Doll's House, Christopher Plummer & Julie Harris (ending)

 

Produced & Directed by George Schaefer
Adapted by James Costigan
From the play by Henrik Ibsen
Introduced by Walter Slezak
starring
Julie Harris .......... Nora Helmer
Christopher Plummer ... Torvald Helmer
Hume Cronyn ........... Nils Krogstad
Eileen Heckart ........ Kristine Linde
Jason Robards, Jr. .... Dr. Rank
Katharine Raht ........ Anne-Marie
Mildred Trares ........ Helene
Richard E. Thomas ..... Ivor
Maggie King ........... Amy
Randy Gaynes .......... Bobby
Synopsis:
To Torvald Helmer his wife Nora is a child, a doll wife. He does not know that his "little sparrow" saved his life some years earlier by borrowing money when he was critically ill. Now, on Christmas Eve, the man who lent the money re-enters Nora's life. He intends to exploit his knowledge of her past. [RF]

Ep 9.03 Hallmark Hall of Fame: A CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
13-Dec-1959
adapted by Joseph Schrank
from Ludwig Bemelmans' The Borrowed Christmas
The Story of the Nativity, narrated by Hiram Sherman
Ludwig Bemelmans' The Borrowed Christmas
starring
Walter Slezak as Mr. Reallybig
Jules Munshin as The Manager
Alice Pearce as Miss Talmay
David Francis as Billy
John C. Becher as Officer Flannelly

The Ice Princess
starring
Dick Button as The Prince
Elke Sommers as The Princess
Florence Rae as The Witch
Billy Castle as The Cold Man
John Pappas as The Tall Man
Charles Bolender as The Fat Man
* Note Also appearing: The Obernkirchen Children's Choir.

Ep 9.04 Hallmark Hall of Fame: THE TEMPEST
03-Feb-1960  ABC Sun (rebroadcast 20Oct63)
adapted by John Edward Friend
story by William Shakespeare
produced & directed by George Schaefer
starring
Maurice Evans as Prospero
Richard Burton as Caliban
Lee Remick as Miranda
Roddy McDowall as Ariel
Tom Poston as Trinculo
Paul Ballantyne as Sebastian
William Bassett as Ferdinand
with
Ronald Radd as Stephano
Liam Redmond as Gonzalo
Geoffrey Lumb as Alonso
William LeMassena as Antonio
Chris Gampel as The Boatswain
Summary:
A dethroned duke and his daughter become the rulers of

an enchanted island after being cast adrift at sea.[TA]

Ep 9.05 Hallmark Hall of Fame: CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION
02-Mar-1960
adapted by Theodore Apstein
story by George Bernard Shaw
produced & directed by George Schaefer
starring
Greer Garson as Lady Cicely Wayneflete
Christopher Plummer as Captain Brassbound
Loring Smith as Captain Hamlin Kearney
Felix Aylmer as Sir Howard Hallam
Liam Redmond as Rankin
George Rose as Drinkwater
with
Henry Brandon as Sheik Sidi El Assif
Howard Caine as Cadi of Kintafi
Robert Carricart as Marzo
Harry Ellerbe as Consul
Chris Gampel as Redbrook
Douglas Henderson as Johnson
William Lanteau as 1st Officer
Robert Redford as Blue Jacket
Patrick Westwood as Osman
Joseph Abdullah as Hassan
Summary:
An Englishman, a former judge, arrives in the Near East,

where a man he had sentenced to jail many years before

plans revenge.

Ep 9.06 Hallmark Hall of Fame: THE CRADLE SONG
10-Apr-1960
adapted by James Costigan
play by Gregorio and Maria Martinez Sierra, translated by John Garrett Underhill
produced & directed by George Schaefer
starring
Helen Hayes as the Vicaress
Judith Anderson as the Prioress
Siobhan McKenna as Sister Joanna of the Cross
Charles Bickford as the Doctor
Geoffrey Horne as Antonio
with
Kathy Willard as Teresa
Joanna Roos as Mistress of Novices
Mildred Trares as Sister Marcella
Zohra Lampert as Sister Maria Jesus
Kate Harrington as Sister Tornera
Deirdre Owen as Sister Segrario
Katherine Raht as Sister Inez
Val Avery as the Driver
Sadie McCollum as the Chantress
 

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