CTVA US Anthology - "Insight" (Paulist/syndicated) Seasons 01 to 05 (1960-65)

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 Seasons 1 to 5 (Paulist/syndicated) (1960-65)
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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[--] Insight: ECCE HOMO

1960 CBS Sun

Latin: for Behold Man

Synopsis:
The life of Christ as seen by the painters of the Renaissance. [RF]
Based on the autobiography by Nietzsche.

 

[--] Insight: DIARY OF A BEATNIK
1960
cast:
Don Gordon ...... Greg
Skip Homeier .... Steve
Coleen Gray ..... Jackie
Synopsis:
A writer's agnosticism drives him to the brink of suicide. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: FISHER OF MEN
1960
cast:
Brian Keith ..... Gilbert
Laura Devon ..... Karen
Brian Kelly ..... Father Bergen
Synopsis:
A woman must choose between the dictates of her

conscience and her husband's wishes. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: THE MARTYR
1960
cast:
John Gavin
Synopsis:
The story of a Mexican priest who was executed

for rebelling against his government. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: OPERATION DIGNITY
1960
cast:
Gene Raymond
Leo G. Carroll
Raymond Massey
William Lundigan
Synopsis:
Truth, justice and the American way. [RF]

 

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[--] Insight: BREAKTHROUGH
1961
cast:
Dick York
Bettye Ackerman
Synopsis:
A scientist uses his lab as an escape from life. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: THE AGITATOR
1961
cast:
Ed Begley
Brian Keith
Ruth Hussey
Synopsis:
A Communist and a Christian compete for control of

an American labor union in the 1930s. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: VISION OF FREEDOM
1961
cast:
Patrick McVey ....... Thomas Jefferson
Synopsis:
A drama about the religious and political freedom

envisioned by America's founders. [RF]

 

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[--] Insight: HEART OF LIBERTY
08Sep1962 CBS Sun
cast:
Brian Keith ......... Brewster
Gene Raymond ........ Lord Baltimore
Lew Brown ........... William Penn
Synopsis:
The focus is on the motives that brought the colonists to America.

 

 [--] Insight: THE STATUS SEEKER
13Oct1962 CBS Sun
cast:
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Anne Helm
Synopsis:
A status seeker is forced to re-examine his values when

his daughter begins living by the same standards. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: BROTHERS IN THE DARK
10Nov1962 CBS Sun
cast:
Skip Homeier ........ Jim
Paul Richards ....... Ray
Synopsis:
Two cousins have a falling out when one decides

to quit the American Communist Party. [RF]
 

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[--] Insight: THE SOPOHMORE

13Oct1963 CBS Sun

cast:

James MacArthur ....... Jim Brown

Marlo Thomas ....... Jeanne

For a full indepth summary see James MacArthur's site.

http://www.jmdigitalscrapbook.com/Insight/Sophomore.shtml

 

[--] Insight: THE KID SHOW

05Apr1964 CBS Sun

directed by Paul Stanley

show no. 150

cast:

Pat Cardi ....... Boy
Brian Keith ..... Man
Jack Klugman .... Carny
Synopsis:
A boy's thoughts are revealed as he wanders through a carnival. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: BOSS TOAD
24May1964 CBS Sun (rerun 16Jun68)
cast:
Ann Sothern ......... Fran Henderson
Brian Keith ....... Henderson
Richard Eyer ...... Danny

Synopsis:
A mother is caught in the middle of the conflict between

her husband and her teenage son. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: JAZZ HEBRAICA

31May1964 CBS Sun

written by Louis Rudolph

directed by Brad Aronson

producer Louis Rudolph

Host: Herschel Bernardi

Performers:

Cantor Allen Michaelson

Fred Katz

the Paul Horn Quintet

the La Fontaine Choral.

Summary: 

Insight was a series designed to explore Judaism and its role in human affairs

and was presented by the Earl Warren Institute of Ethics and Human Relations

and the Patron Society of the University of Judaism in cooperation with KNXT.

Jazz Hebraica was created by Cantor Allen Michaelson and musician-composer-musicologist

Fred Katz and is an exciting experiment in living Judaism that was commissioned

by Adolph Hochman. Michaelson performs Lukrat Shabbat, the Shema, Kiddish,

Mi cha mocha and Akiba with the Paul Horn Quintet (Horn, Lynn Blessing, Mike Melvoin,

Bill Plummer, Chuck Carter, and John Fizano [RF]

 

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[--] Insight: BOURBON IN SUBURBIA
03Jan1965 CBS Sun (rerun 20Jun71, 21Dec74)
cast:
Anne Francis ..... Claire

Fred Beir ........ Adam
Paul Carr ........ Don
Marie Windsor .... Dorothy
Synopsis:
A housewife must acknowledge the fact that she is an alcoholic. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: THE KILLER
10Jan1965 CBS Sun

cast:

Frank Gorshin
Celia Lovsky
Eduardo Ciannelli
Ann Jillian
Jay Novello
Synopsis:
The story of the murder of St. Maria Goretti by an Italian peasant. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: THE PRISONER
06May1965 CBS Sun
cast:
Jack Klugman ..... Weiss
Werner Klemperer . Maximillian Kolbe
Dan Tobin ........ Fritsch
Synopsis:
Imprisoned by the Nazis, Maximillian Kolbe gives

his life to save that of another man. [RF]

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