CTVA US Anthology - "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Season 12 (1962-63)

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 Season 12 (1962-63)
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


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Ep 12.01 Hallmark Hall of Fame: THE TEAHOUSE OF THE AUGUST MOON
26-Oct-1962
adapted by Robert Hartung
story by John Patrick adapted from the novel by Vern Sneider
produced & directed by George Schaefer
starring
John Forsythe as Captain Fisby
David Wayne as Sakini
Miyoshi Umeki as Lotus Blossom
Paul Ford as Colonel Purdy
with
William LeMassena as Captain McLean
Fred Kareman as Sgt. Gregovich
and Okinawans in order of appearance
Osceola Archer as Old woman in jeep
Mara Kim as The Daughter
David Abe as The Boy
Yuki Shimoda as Mr. Omura
Khiegh Dhiegh as Mr. Sumata
Armand Alzamora as Mr. Seiko
Teru Masumoto as Miss Higa Jiga
Sho Onodera as Mr. Hokaida
William Hansen as Mr. Oshira

Ep 12.02 Hallmark Hall of Fame: CYRANO DE BERGERAC
06-Dec-1962
Produced & Directed by George Schaefer

Adapted by Robert Hartung
Translated by Brian Hooker
Based on Edmond Rostand's classic
starring
Christopher Plummer ... Cyrano de Bergerac
Hope Lange ........... Roxane
Donald Harron ........ Christian
George Rose .......... Ragueneau
John Colicos ......... Comte de Guiche
William Hutt ......... Le Bret
with
Paul Sparer .......... Ligniere
Gordon Pinsent ....... Vicomte de Valvert
Jack Marigold ........ the Cut Purse
Eric Christmas ....... Montilbury
Louis Edmonds ........ the Meddler
Nan McFarland ........ the Duenna
Robinson Stone ....... the Capuchin
John MacKay .......... First Cadet
Jon Berger ........... Second Cadet
Synopsis:
Cyrano, unlike modern protagonists of fiction, is a romantic hero - soldier, politician, poet - who will permit no one to dishonor him. But alas, he is morbidly conscious of his huge nose and is even forced to win Roxane, the woman he adores, for another man - to deliver up his soul's words to be mouthed by a handsome but shallow cavalier named Christian. [RF]

Ep 12.03 Hallmark Hall of Fame: PYGMALION
06-Feb-1963
adapted by Robert Hartung
story by Bernard Shaw
produced & directed by George Schaefer
starring
Julie Harris as Eliza Doolittle
James Donald as Henry Higgins
Gladys Cooper as Mrs. Higgins
John Williams as Colonel Pickering
George Rose as Alfred Doolittle
Valerie Cossart as Mrs. Eynsford-Hill
with
Mildred Trares as Clara Eynsford-Hill
John D. Irving as Freddy Eynsford-Hill
Mercer McLeod as the Bystander
Dorothy Sands as Mrs. Pearce
Jean Deeks as the Parlor Maid
Basil Langton as Nepommuck
Robin Craven as the Host
Regina Wallace as the Hostess
Norman Barrs as the Footman

Synopsis:
One of the results of George Bernard Shaw's long-standing feud with British

over their misuse of the English language was "Pygmalion."
Eliza Doolittle, the Cockney flower girl, yearns to work in a proper flower shop instead

of peddling posies on the streets, and goes to the arrogant language expert,

Professor Henry Higgins to learn how to speak. Higgins claims that he not only can improve

her pronunciation, he can transform her into a real lady and even present her to society. [RF]

 

Ep 12.04 Hallmark Hall of Fame: THE INVINCIBLE MR. DISRAELI
04-April-1963
written by James Lee
produced & directed by George Schaefer
starring
Trevor Howard as Benjamin Disraeli
Greer Garson as Mary Anne Disraeli
Eric Berry as Sir Robert Peel
Denholm Elliott as Montague Corry
Hurd Hatfield as Lionel Rothschild
Geoffrey Keen as William Gladstone
Kate Reid as Queen Victoria
Frederick Worlock as Lord Derby
with
Joan White as Mrs. Gladstone
Norman Barrs as Speaker of the House
C.M. Campel as Colonel Peel
Hugh Franklin as Dr. Jenner
Peter Von Zerneck as Prince Bismarck
Frederic Tozere as Mr. Malloy
Robinson Stone as Rothschild's Butler
Summary:
The titular British Prime Minister whose statesmanship

 (he secured the Suez Canal) was equaled by his matchmaking skill.

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