CTVA US Anthology - "Insight" (Paulist/syndicated) Seasons 06 to 10 (1965-70)

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 Seasons 6 to 10 (Paulist/syndicated) (1965-70)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
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[--] Insight: THE LOVERS
20Feb1966 CBS Sun
starring
Pat Harrington

Synopsis:
A secretary, romantically involved with her boss, faces a moral decision. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: THE EDITH STEIN STORY
03Apr1966
cast:
Jane Wyatt
Dorothy Malone
Synopsis:
A drama about a Jewish woman who became a Carmelite

and died for her faith at Auschwitz. [RF]

 

6.39 [219] Insight: THE HATE SYNDROME
24Apr1966 CBS Sun (rerun 21Jan68, 01Jul71)
Written by Rod Serling
cast:
Eduard Franz ......... Fine
James Beggs .......... Joseph McWilliams
Harold J. Stone ...... Lt. Polansky
Synopsis:
Rod Serling wrote this story about a Hebrew teacher and his

former student, an American Nazi party member.
 

[--] Insight: THE BOY AND THE BOMB
29May1966
cast:
John Forsythe
Jeanne Crain
Synopsis:
Fear causes the spiritual breakdown of a family during the Cuban crisis. [RF]

 

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[--] Insight: LEROY
09Oct1966 CBS Sun
cast:
Albert Salmi ...... Leroy
Miriam Byrd Nethery .... Angela
Lucille Benson .... Irma
Synopsis:
The state auctions the home of an illiterate couple to pay

the $300 bill they were unable to comprehend. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: A REASON TO LIVE

13Nov1966 CBS Sun (postponed from last week)

cast:

Paul Picerni

Synopsis:

The story of a man confronted with confusion. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: THUNDER IN MUNICH

(aka Thunder Over Munich)

18Dec1966 CBS Sun

cast:

Robert Lansing ....... Father Mayer

Kent Smith .......Archbishop

Joan Swift .......Lisa

Ford Rainey ....... Father Reisch

Berkeley Harris ....... Hans

Russell Collins ....... Gerhardt

Chet Stratton ....... Max Heinzell

Synopsis:

A Catholic priest struggles with anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: THE HIGHEST BIDDER
15Jan1967
cast:
Jack Albertson ... The Stranger
Howard Duff ...... Simon
Ida Lupino ....... Paula
Synopsis:
A stranger repeatedly shows up at a weekly bridge game. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: FABRIC OF FREEDOM
19Mar1967
cast:
Dan O'Herlihy
Synopsis:
Actor Dan O'Herlihy talks about the average citizen and

what he can do to preserve America's strength. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: THE WOODPILE
30Apr1967 CBS Sun (rerun 26Dec67)
cast:
Gerald Mohr ........ Oakly
Charles Aidman ..... Mantley
Vaughn Taylor ...... Franklin
Greg Morris ........ Washburn
Synopsis:
A company's board of directors discovers prejudice

 in its employment standards. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: THE THOUSAND-MILE JOURNEY
07May1967 CBS Sun
cast:
Sally Kellerman .... Ellen
Jane Wyatt ......... Mrs. Daniels
Virginia Capers .... Sarah
Noah Keen .......... Paul
Synopsis:
A socialite becomes involved with New York slum-dwellers. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: STRANGER IN MY SHOES
14May1967 CBS Sun
cast:
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.. Byron
Julie Adams ........ Jessica
Joe Flynn .......... Tom
Synopsis:
A college professor becomes an advertising executive and then has

second thoughts about his change of career. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: THE DOG THAT BIT YOU
21May1967 CBS Sun
cast:
Brian Keith ........ Jerry
Beverly Garland .... Jean
Edward Binns ....... Lou
Sara Seegar ........ Sally
Synopsis:
An alcoholic reporter tries to conquer his desire for drink. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: LOCUSTS HAVE NO KING
28May1967 CBS Sun
Cast:
William Shatner .... Mike Burnett
Geraldine Brooks ... Martha Burnett
Henry Beckman ...... Manny
Synopsis:
Despite the objections of his wife, Mike Burnett decides to take

a stand against the mobsters who control his city. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: MURDER IN THE FAMILY
04Jun1967 CBS Sun
cast:
Guy Stockwell ...... Husband
Phyllis Love ....... Wife
Synopsis:
Because he is beset with financial problems, a young man

orders his wife to have an abortion. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: WHY DOES GOD ALLOW MEN TO SUFFER?

(aka Cross in the Crisis)

02Jul1967 CBS Sun

cast:

Raymond Massey

Jane Wyman

Marvin Miller

Synopsis:

Several people ask the same question about God allowing men to suffer. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: DON'T LET ME CATCH YOU PRAYING
09Jul67
cast:
Edward Andrews ....... McBride
Philip Abbott ........ Leahy
Ruth Warrick ......... Margaret
Synopsis:
A man questions his faith when there's racial tension in his neighborhood. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: SINNERS INCORPORATED

07Aug1967 CBS Sun

cast:
Ann Blyth
Everett Sloane
Hans Conried

Synopsis:

Probes the spiritual repercussion of sin. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: Unknown title
1967
cast:
Alex Cord ........ Ashe
Joe Flynn ........ Talk Show Host
Joyce Bulifant ... Barbara Ashe
Ivor Francis ..... Dr. Randell
Synopsis:
A sex symbol whose image cracks under the

 probing questions of a talk show host. [RF]
 

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[--] Insight: SOME TALK ABOUT POOL ROOMS AND GIN MILLS

1967 CBS Sun

written by William P. McGivern

directed by Hal Cooper

producer John Furia Jr.

cast:

James MacArthur ....... Billy Thorp

Barbara Baldavin ....... Nancy

Don Mitchell ....... Adam

Kim Hamilton ....... Barbara

Robert DeCoy ....... Pop Walton

Joe Higgins

Summary: 

A young white man on the run from the law holes up in the apartment of a

black man and his daughter. Visiting at the time is the man's son, a militant, angry

young man. Gradually the two young men begin to understand each other. [RF]

Synopsis:
A fugitive white man learns the meaning of brotherhood

 when he is forced to hide in a black's home. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: FAT HANDS AND A DIAMOND RING

12Nov1967 CBS Sun (rerun 06Sep70)

written by John D.F. Black

directed by Arthur Hiller

produced by John Furia Jr.

show no. 192-24

cast:

Barry Sullivan

Celeste Holm ......... Mrs. Berns

Howard Morris

Martin Milner

Mary Jackson

Gigi Perreau

Oliver McGowan

Ned Glass

Ted Cassidy

Barry Cahill

Harold Gould

Synopsis:
Drama about a self-seeking lawyer's confrontation with justice. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: THE RIGHT-HANDED WORLD
03Dec1967 CBS Thurs (rerun 31Dec67)
cast:
James Farentino ...... Dennis
Barbara Baldavin ..... Laura
Bert Freed ........... Galvin
Richard Bull ......... Kroeger
Synopsis:
A student tries to find some meaning in his life. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: ... WITH A LONG BEARD AND BIG BROWN EYES AND LIKES PEANUTS
10Dec1967 CBS Wed
cast:
Albert Salmi ......... Man
Patricia Barry ....... Woman
Synopsis:
An egotistic man loses his illusions in a series of talks with

a psychiatrist, a bartender, a doctor and a fellow mental patient. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: CRISIS
24Dec1967 CBS Sun (rerun 06Jun71, 28Jul74)
cast:
Barbara Anderson ... Kathy
Chris Robinson ..... Paul
Synopsis:
A young couple in love face a crisis of conscience. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: FIRE WITHIN
25Dec1967 CBS Mon
cast:
Brian Keith ........ Larry
Leslie Parrish ..... Joanne
Carroll O'Connor ... Clark
Synopsis:
In this allegorical drama, an unfaithful husband takes

a journey into the future with his mistress. [RF]

[--] Insight: THE WOODPILE
26Dec1967 CBS Tue (rerun from 30Apr67)

[--] Insight: THE WORLD, THE CAMPUS AND SISTER LUCYANNE
29Dec1967 CBS Fri
cast:
Vera Miles ......... Sister Lucyanne
Eduard Franz ....... Priest

Andrew Prine ....... Matt
Synopsis:
Two drama students, a nun and an agnostic,

have mildly differing views on the meaning of life. [RF]

[--] Insight: THE RIGHT-HANDED WORKER
31Dec1967 CBS Sun (rerun from 28Dec67)

 

[--] Insight: THE HATE SYNDROME
21Jan1968 CBS Sun originally aired 24Apr66 (rerun 01Jul71)
 

[--] Insight: THE OLEANDER YEARS
28Jan1968 CBS Sun
cast:
Robert Lansing ..... Stan
Geraldine Brooks ... Virginia
Synopsis:
A couple feel that their marriage is a superficial relationship. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: THE LEAST OF MY BROTHERS
11Feb1968 CBS Sun
cast:
Beau Bridges ....... Martin

Don Penny .......... Al
Brooke Bundy ....... Sandy
Synopsis:
A college sophomore joins the Peace Corps. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: THE GOVERNOR'S MANSION

18Feb1968 (rerun 20Jul71)

cast:

Leif Erickson ....... Governor
Henry Beckman ....... Brown

Synopsis:

A governor facing re-election faces a divorce. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: THE POROUS CURTAIN
17Mar1968
cast:
Richard Egan ......... Morrison
Lawrence Dobkin ...... Professor Trofimoff
Patricia Crowley ..... Zara
Synopsis:
A dramatized study of the spiritual activity that exists behind the Iron Curtain.
 

[--] Insight: MADAM

05May1968 CBS Sun (rerun 15Nov70, 20Aug71)
cast:
Vera Miles ....... Mme Bernice
Jeffrey Hunter ....... James Smith
Synopsis:
The lady publisher of a racy magazine reconsiders her policies. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: DON'T ELBOW ME OFF THE EARTH
16Jun68 (rerun 05Aug71)
cast:
Brian Keith .......... Lew
Beverly Garland ...... Shirley
James Gregory ........ Eddie
Philip Abbott ........ Bob
Synopsis:
A craftsman may lose his job because of automation. [RF]

 

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###### season 9 1968-69 ######

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[--] Insight: CONFRONTATION
01Sep1968
Written by John T. Dugan
PC 327
cast:
Carl Betz .......... Father Lawrence Ryan
Brandon de Wilde ... Weissberg
Gene Hackman ....... Holt
Summary:
A priest, a Jew and a social worker break into a Selective Service office

 to burn draft records and are put on trial, where they speak of plowshares

beaten into swords. After the verdict, the priest leads the courtroom in the Lord's Prayer. [RF]
Synopsis:
Antiwar protesters are prosecuted for burning draft records. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: THE POKER GAME
01Jan1969 CBS Sun (rerun 22Aug76)
Produced by John Meredyth Lucas

Written by Jack Hanrahan
Directed by Ralph Senensky
cast:
Beau Bridges
Jeffrey Hunter ...... Ken
Peter Haskell
Bill Bixby
Ed Asner
Booker Bradshaw
Don Dubbins
Summary:
A generational and ideological clash takes place at a poker game, between a

group of middle-aged men and a young, hip comedian (Bridges) who holds up a mirror

 to reveal the hypocrisy and phoniness of all at the table. [RF]

Synopsis:
A routine poker game changes drastically when a stranger joins the six regulars. [RF]


[--] Insight: THE WHITE STAR GARAGE
12Jan1969 CBS Sun

PX-444

Written by Josef Anderson
Directed by Ralph Senensky

cast:

Fausto Bara ....... Jose David Lopez

Christine Avila ....... Maria

Elisha Cook Jr. ....... Mechanic/God

Summary:

Modern telling of birth of Jesus. Jose can't cash a check at a bank and wife,

Maria is going to have a baby. He is about to job a garage owner when the baby comes. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: CONSIDER THE ZEBRA
02Feb1969 CBS Sun
cast:
Ed Begley ............. Hess
Mario Alcalde ......... Father
Lynn Hamilton ......... Sister
Synopsis:
A priest and nun spur the founding of a black cultural center. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: EXIT
27Apr1969 CBS Sun
cast:
Michael Burns ........ Pete
Tisha Sterling ....... Mary
Albert Brooks ........ Hank
Dan Halleck .......... Charlie
Ford Rainey .......... Doctor
Synopsis:
An idealistic student embraces the drug culture in his search for peace and love. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: COFFEE HOUSE
18May1969 CBS Sun
cast:
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. .. Jim
Dennis Safren ........ Mario
Bibi Boles ........... Doreen
Synopsis:
A policeman tries to help a troubled teen. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: SNOW IN SUMMER
03Aug1969 CBS Sun
cast:
Joan Freeman ........ Merry
Norman Fell ......... Carl
Shannon Farnon ...... Shelly
Richard Evans ....... Jed

Synopsis:
A young drug addict tries to break her habit. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: ALL THE THINGS I'VE NEVER LIKED
03Aug1969 CBS Sun
cast:
Andrew Prine ........ Elliot
Ellen McRae ......... Janet (Ellen Burstyn)
Jeanne Bal .......... Marge

Synopsis:
A successful young dentist and his wife face the fact

that they are no longer in love. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: Unknown Title
17Aug1969 CBS Sun
Synopsis:
Crime in a family brings a father and son closer together. [RF]

 

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[--] Insight: IS THE 11:59 LATE THIS YEAR?

05Oct1969 CBS Sun

cast:

Ann Sothern

Howard Keel
Marta Kristen

 

[--] Insight: A WOMAN OF PRINCIPLE
02Jan1970
cast:
Audrey Totter ....... Mrs. Goddard
Pete Duel ........... Edward
Nehemiah Persoff .... Gennaro
Edward Asner ........ Watkins
Synopsis:
An overbearing widow is threatened with eviction. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: CRY OF TERROR
09Jan1970 CBS
Producer John Furia Jr.
Written by Richard Alan Simmons
Directed by Ralph Senesky
Editor Marco Zappia
Music by John Seely
show no. 323
cast:
Peter Mark Richman ... Monday
Harry Townes
Andrew Prine
Al Checco
Vincent Duke Milana
Synopsis:
Revolutionaries plan to kill a hostage to avenge the death of one of their men. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: THE DAY GOD DIED
20Feb1970 CBS
Produced by John Meredyth Lucas

Written by James E. Moser
Directed by Paul Stanley
cast:
Beverly Garland...... Nancy
Efrem Zimbalist Jr... Bergman
Mariette Hartley
Carroll O'Connor ....
Tim O'Connor
Diana Muldaur
Roger Perry
Mark Lenard
Tina Menard
Lloyd Bochner
Ralph Manza
Daniel D. Halleck ... Zack
Summary:
Life with God, now what?
 

[--] Insight: TRUTH ABOUT TIME
13Mar1970 CBS Fri
cast:
John Forsythe ....... Ray
John Gentri ......... Brock
John Doucette ....... Taylor
Robert Brubaker ..... Frank
James Westerfield ... Valenti
Bob Duggun .......... Peters
Synopsis:
A newspaper reporter tries to forgive the man who killed his sister. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: TEDDY
10Apr1970
no. 442
Directed by Michael Ray Rhodes
cast:
Bud Cort ........... Teddy Nathans
June Lockhart ...... Mrs. Nathans
Synopsis 1:
Teddy Nathans is a lonely young man of 29, who was born with a physical

disability and facial deformity, and only knows the companionship of his mother

and his mannequin friend, Mr. Philbin. Since he was 5, he has been kept away

from other people, and even the ability to see his own reflection, by his

overly-protective mother, who fears that her son cannot deal with what he looks

like, and especially, the reactions of normal-looking people. With the help

of two telephone friends, Mr. Cheswick, and a girl he fancies named Jenna, he

gains the courage to venture into the outside world. [TA]

 

[--] Insight: HE LIVED WITH US, HE ATE WITH US, WHAT ELSE, DEAR?
17Apr1970
cast:
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ... Don
Guy Stockwell ......... John
Patricia Barry ........ Connie
Robert Random ......... Jerry
Synopsis:
Crime brings a father and son together. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: PROMETHEUS BOUND
08May1970 CBS Fri
cast:
Vera Miles ....... Lucy
Peter Mark Richman ...... Charlie
Bek Nelson ....... Carole
David White ....... Harry
Synopsis:
A self-centered young couple learn that their new child is retarded. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: THE INVINCIBLE WEAPON
15May1970 CBS Fri
Host: Father Elwood G. Kieser
Cast:
Ivan Dixon ....... Billy Carter
Gloria Calomee ....... Mrs. Carter
Robert Fortier ....... Chapman
William Marshall ....... Frank
Robert de Coy ....... Wilson
Davis Roberts ....... Walter
Synopsis:
An American Negro must decide how to protect his rights and secure his

dignity when he is confronted by racial prejudice. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: Unknown Title
29May1970 CBS Fri
Cast:
Pat Harrington Jr.
Nina Shipman
Synopsis:
A secretary faces a moral decision. [RF]

 

[--] Insight: A SLIGHT CHANGE IN PLANS
05Jun1970
PX-420
cast:
Andrew Duggan
Howard McGillin .... John Hopkins
Summary:
John Hopkins wants to enter the priesthood against his father's wishes. [RF]
 

[--] Insight: THE HERMIT
26Jun1970 CBS Fri
Cast:
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ....... Charles de Foucauld
Jane Wyman ....... Marie
Maurice Marsac ....... Regnault
Henry Beckman ....... Trappist Superior

Henry Corden ........ Mordecai
Synopsis:
Charles de Foucauld a French cavalry officer joins the Moroccan Bedouins. [RF]

 

 [--] Insight: THE RAGPICKER
1970
cast:
Ricardo Montalban
Herschel Bernardi
Christine White
Eduard Franz
Synopsis:
A portrait of Paris's derelicts, drunks and drug addicts. [RF]

 

 [--] Insight: Unknown title
1970
cast:
Wendell Burton ...... Cy
Kristina Holland .... Stella
Elliott Street ...... Walter
Bill Quinn .......... Bourne
Woodrow Parfrey ..... Landecker
Arlene Stuart ....... Miss Lomax
Synopsis:
A story of an inventor unable to function in a pressured environment. [RF]

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