CTVA US Anthology - "The June Allyson Show" (Four Star/CBS) Season 1 (1959-60)

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 Season 1 (CBS) (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 / Writers Guild of America (wga)


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CBS Mondays 10:30-11:00 (Sep 59 to Sep 60)


1.01 [--] The June Allyson Show: RUTH AND NAOMI
(aka Those We Love)
Four Star-Pamric Prod. no. 2206
21-Sep-1959
Producer Alvin Cooperman
Teleplay by Arthur A. Ross
Directed by Jack Smight
Director of photography George E. Diskant
Editor Sherman Todd
guest cast:
June Allyson ....... Ruth
Ann Harding ........ Naomi
Peter Mark Richman.. David
Wally Richard
Madeline Sylos
Henry Hunter
Wilma Frances

Synopsis:
A grief-stricken widow living with her mother-in-law. [RF]

*Note: A modern adaptation of the Biblical story "Ruth and Naomi".
 

1.02 [--] The June Allyson Show: DARK MORNING

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2202

28-Sep-1959 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Bette Davis .......... Sarah Whitney

Leif Erickson .......... Andrew Middleton

Gail Bonney ........... Mrs. Zovanka

Sandy Descher ............ Whitney Craig

Norman Leavitt ..... Howell
Synopsis:
A schoolteacher tries to prove her niece innocent of murder. [RF]

 

1.03 [--] The June Allyson Show: THE OPENING DOOR

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2212

05-Oct-1959 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Irene Dunne .............. Dr. Gina Kerstas

Harry Townes ........... Falk

Virginia Christine . Mother
Melinda Plowman .... Nancy
Claudia Bryar ...... Dr. West
Scott Davey ........ Peter
Synopsis:
A famous therapist who tries to help a mentally disabled child. [RF]

 

1.04 [--] The June Allyson Show: A SUMMER'S ENDING

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2216

12-Oct-1959 CBS Mon

guest cast:

June Allyson ............ Sharon Foster

Dick Powell ............ Paul Martin

Frances Robinson ............ Enid

Les Tremayne ............. Vance

Johnny Washbrook ... Chuck

Synopsis:

At a summer resort Sharon Foster and Paul Martin believe that they are in love

 with each other. But both are already married. [RF]

 

1.05 [--] The June Allyson Show: THE TENDER SHOOT

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2214

19-Oct-1959 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Ginger Rogers .......... Kay Neilson

Paul Carr ............ Gary Stevens

Jan Norris ............ Janie Bowers

Edna Holland ....... Lizzie
Synopsis:
A famous novelist borrows some writing ideas from an unsuspecting young author. [RF]

 

1.06 [--] The June Allyson Show: THE PLEDGE

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2210

26-Oct-1959 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Mona Freeman ............ Sandra McAllen

Dewey Martin .......... Wes McAllen

Rene Korper ........ Jean-Marc
Mark Allen ......... Kennedy
Don Keefer ......... Doctor
Nora Marlowe ....... Nurse
Jean Olsen ......... Young Nurse
Ron Brogan ......... Lieutenant
Fred Grossinger .... Loader
Synopsis:
An American couple experience conflicting emotions as they plan to adopt a young French boy. [RF]

 

1.07 [--] The June Allyson Show: LOVE IS A HEADACHE

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2204

02-Nov-1959 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Denise Alexander ........ Ellie

Akim Tamiroff ........ Tony

Nico Minardos ........ Raoul
Pedro Gonzales-Gonzales ... Firmino
Rudolfo Hoyos ........ Joao
Jacklyn O'Donnell .... Hannah
Ruggero Romor ........ Gaucho
Synopsis:
Ellie, a young girl living in a New York tenement district, idolizes a young man

who sings on the porch of his boarding house each evening. Eager to charm him,

Ellie asks her good friend Tony for some advice on romance. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
A young girl idolizes a Portuguese youth in her New York tenement neighborhood. [RF]

 

1.08 [--] The June Allyson Show: CHILD LOST

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2222

16-Nov-1959 CBS Mon

guest cast:

June Allyson ........... Vivian Wadron

Steve Brodie .............. Sergeant Lederman

Ronny Howard ............ Wim

Synopsis:
Nurse Vivian Waldron desperately searches for the missing child who was left in her care. [RF]

 

1.09 [--] The June Allyson Show: NIGHT OUT

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2224

23-Nov-1959 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Ann Sothern ........... Martha

Pat Carroll .......... Cherry

James Philbrook ............. Man

Kevin Jones ........ Timmy
Karen Green ........ Connie
Synopsis:
A wife spends an evening on the town when her husband forgets their anniversary. [RF]

 

1.10 [--] The June Allyson Show: THE GIRL

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2218

30-Nov-1959 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Jane Powell .......... Lois Walters

Wesley Lau ......... Joseph Dunn
Dan Barton ......... Mike Terry
Ellen Corby ........ Mrs. Walters
Yvonne Craig ....... Annie
William Lundmark ... Pete (as Bill Lundmark)
Jackie Russell ..... Madge
James Coburn ....... Floyd
Parker Garvie ...... Smith
Synopsis:
A TV producer's secretary---too busy to realize a co-worker is falling in love with her. [RF]
 

1.11 [--] The June Allyson Show: THE WALL BETWEEN

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2220

07-Dec-1959 CBS Mon

written by Blanche Hanalis

directed by James Neilson

director of photography George E. Diskant

guest cast:

Kevin McCarthy ........ John Tourell

Erika Peters ........Anna

Celia Lovsky ........ Mrs. Franiczek, Sr.

Oscar Beregi Jr. ... Sennig
Robert Carricart ... Brohs
Frank Wilcox ....... Peterson
John Mylong ........ Vlahos
Leonid Ossetynski .. Rojo
Ted Stanhope ....... Conductor
Artie Lewis ........ Joe

Synopsis:

Anna, a young foreign girl, needs an escort to accompany her to California to visit relatives.

John Tourell, United Nations official, agrees to travel with the girl. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
Unaware of a kidnap plot, a UN official agrees to accompany a European girl to California. [RF]

 

1.12 [--] The June Allyson Show: THE CROSSING

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2228

14-Dec-1959 CBS Mon (rerun 06Jun60)

guest cast:

Barry Sullivan ..... Richard Bradley
Dolores Hart ....... Elaine Abbott
Lurene Tuttle ...... Lillian

Howard Petrie ...... Abbott
Chet Stratton ...... Jerry
Synopsis:
Elaine is a plain young girl who thinks that no man would pay her any attention.

Then, sailing home from a trip abroad, she meets retired businessman Richard Bradley. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
A retired businessman meets a shy young woman on a steamship bound for New York. [RF]

 

1.13 [--] The June Allyson Show: NO PLACE TO HIDE

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2230

21-Dec-1959 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Robert Horton ...... Danny Barnes
Debra Paget ........ Eve Barnes
Dal McKennon ....... Store Keeper
Joey Scott ......... David

Joey Scott ......... David
Don Rickles ........ Announcer
Synopsis:
Danny Barnes feels that he and his wife would be much happier away from the

 small town in which they live. In order to get enough money for them to begin

 their new life, Danny robs a store. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
Danny Barnes robs a store so that he and his wife can begin

 a new life together in another town. [RF]
 

1.14 [--] The June Allyson Show: SUSPECTED

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2226

28-Dec-1959 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Ann Blyth ............ Martha

Marjorie Bennett ............ Mavis

Regina Gleason ............ Evelyn

Gerald Mohr ............. Lieutenant Killian

Robert Osterloh .............. Joe Tennuto

David M. Whorf ............. Martin Latham

Regina Gleason ..... Evelyn
Synopsis:
Martha, a hotel stenographer, has dinner with a man who has hired

her to take dictation. Later, Martha goes to his room to deliver

 the typing and finds that the man has been murdered. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Shortly after dining with one of her clients,

a hotel stenographer finds him murdered. [RF]

 

1.15 [--] The June Allyson Show: EDGE OF FURY

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2234

04-Jan-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

June Allyson ........... Janet

Dan O'Herlihy ...... David
Larry Thor ......... Physicist
Will J. White ...... Wrangler
Ron Brogan ......... Officer
Barry McCrea ....... Officer
Synopsis:
Janet and David take a vacation to work out their marital problems

---but get lost driving through the desert. [RF]
 

1.16 [--] The June Allyson Show: THE TRENCH COAT

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2236

11-Jan-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

David Niven ........... Marcus Dodds

Phyllis Coates .......... Penny

John Hubbard .............. Bill

Lyle Talbot ......... Mr. Anders

Ann McCrea ......... Ann
Don Shelton ........ Salesman
Midge Ware ......... Dirdra
Bill Walker ........ Washroom Attendant
Charles Seel ....... Willy
Synopsis:
A meek salesman is determined to make a good

 impression on his irascible boss. [RF]

 

1.17 [--] The June Allyson Show: THE WAY HOME

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2232

18-Jan-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Ronald Reagan ............. Alan Royce

Bethel Leslie ........... Anne Royce

Tommy Ivo ............ Benny

Kip King ............ Ward

Alan Reed Jr. ............ George Barrett

Stafford Repp .......... Jesse

Ken Patterson ...... Ted
Wilma Francis ...... Mildred
Anne Bellamy ....... Miriam
B.G. Norman ........ Jack
Joseph Mell ........ Sam
Bobby Hyatt ........ Wally
Synopsis:
A frightened schoolteacher victimized by a gang of vicious students. [RF]

 

1.18 [--] The June Allyson Show: MOMENT OF FEAR

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2238

25-Jan-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Edgar Bergen ............ Charlie

Lyle Bettger ............... Phil Ross

Harry Harvey Sr. ............ Doctor

Darryl Hickman ............. Donald

Stephen McNally ......... Jim

Harry Harvey Sr. ... Doctor
Synopsis:
On a hunting trip with three friends, a man is bitten by a poisonous snake. [RF]

 

1.19 [--] The June Allyson Show: SO DIM THE LIGHT

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2242

01-Feb-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

June Allyson ........ Nancy Evans

Robert Culp ......... Stuart Douglas

King Calder .......... Forbes

Lawrence Dobkin .......... Kurt Reynolds

Dirk London .......... Johnny

Denny Niles ........... Boy

Tracy Olsen ......... Clare

Mary Patton ........ Miss Sandberg
Hank Patterson ..... Phillips

Synopsis:

An actress rediscovers her independence after losing her vision with the help

of a dog and a kindly teacher. [RF]

 

1.20 [--] The June Allyson Show: TRIAL BY FEAR

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2246

08-Feb-1960 CBS Mon (rerun 16May60)

guest cast:

Chuck Connors ............ George Aswell

Pippa Scott ......... Sally Aswell

Lee Van Cleef ...... Peak

Chubby Johnson ......... Robey

Vaughn Taylor ......... Artie Quint

Synopsis:
George and Sally Aswell have car trouble in a small Western town and are

forced to halt their honeymoon trip. As they wait for the car to be repaired,

they become aware of tension in the air - the townsfolk are in the mood for a lynching. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Two honeymooners are stranded in a Western town---

whose citizens are contemplating a lynching. [RF]

 

1.21 [--] The June Allyson Show: THREAT OF EVIL

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2244

15-Feb-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Barry Nelson .......... Grant Decker

Pat Crowley ......... Sylvia Decker

Fred Coby .......... Goodwin

Mason Curry ........... Mr. Hummel

Molly Dodd ......... May Vale

Robert Gist ........ Lennie Vale

Gary Stafford ...... Ronnie

John Sebastian ....... Leader

Synopsis:
Grant and Sylvia Decker are intrigued by the procession of hard-looking characters

they see entering the Vales' house in their neighborhood. Guessing that the Vales are

in trouble, the Deckers offer to help them. [RF]

 

1.22 [--] The June Allyson Show: ESCAPE

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2240

22-Feb-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Brian Donlevy .......... John Ridges

Frank Lovejoy ........... Dave

Margaret O'Brien .......... Jean

Sylvia Sidney ............ Beulah

Norman Leavitt ..... Sheriff
Synopsis:
A bank robber hiding from the law is not usually a welcome guest.

But in this case he's wounded, and besides he has his loot in tow.

As he grows weaker, the farmer and his wife grow greedier. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A farmer and his wife shelter a wounded bank robber carrying stolen money. [RF]

 

1.23 [--] The June Allyson Show: PIANO MAN

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2250

29-Feb-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Vic Damone ............ Stan Skylar

Patricia Huston .............. Julie Skylar

Jean Willes ........... Tory

Keenan Wynn ............ T.J.

Synopsis:
A barroom singer tapped to be a night-club manager

---and fall guy for a gambling setup. [RF]

 

1.24 [--] The June Allyson Show: SISTER SLUGGER

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2252

14-Mar-1960 CBS Mon (rerun 29Aug60)

guest cast:

June Allyson ....... Sister Mary Anne

Sean McClory ......... Father Ray

Richard Correll ........ Timmy Manners

Donald Foster .......... Father Ryan

Sara Haden ......... Mother Superior

Theresa Lyons ....... Nun

Don Rickles ........ Newscaster
Steven Jay ......... Tommy

Synopsis 1:

A young nun coaches a baseball team and foils a robbery.

Synopsis 2:
The coach of a school baseball team is injured, and a nun takes over the job.

*Note: This episode was also known as "Sister Mary Slugger". [RF]

 

1.25 [--] The June Allyson Show: THE BLUE GOOSE

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2254

21-Mar-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Joseph Cotten .............. Dick Burlingame

John Newton ............ Tony Burgess

Susan Oliver ........... Judy

Mary Sinclair .......... Carol

 

1.26 [--] The June Allyson Show: ONCE UPON A KNIGHT

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2256

28-Mar-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

James Mason .......... Henry Chambers

Jean Hagen ......... Elizabeth
Stanley Adams ...... Morris
Alvy Moore ......... Driver
Damian O'Flynn ..... Professor
Helen Spring ....... Mrs. Larkin
James Burke ........ Policeman
Synopsis:
A history professor puts on a suit of armor to illustrate

 a lecture---and gets locked inside. [RF]
*Note: This episode is also known as "Once Upon a Knight Of Arms Most Fair".

 

1.27 [--] The June Allyson Show: SLIP OF THE TONGUE

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2258

11-Apr-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Rosanno Brazzi ........... Julio

Virginia Grey ............. Connie

Jean Ingram ............. Maureen

Monica Keating .............. Susan McAllister

Lillian Powell ............. Vivian

William Schallert .......... Lieutenant Barnes

Chet Stratton ........... Don McAllister

Michael Fox ........ Harvey
Synopsis:
A man plans to murder his wife, collect her fortune and marry a young girl. [RF]

*Note: American TV Debut for Rosanno Brazzi.

 

1.28 [--] The June Allyson Show: SURPRISE PARTY

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2260

18-Apr-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Myrna Loy ........... Mary Sidney

Mark Goddard ............... Norman Tabor

Susan Crane ........... Sylvia

Gerald Mohr ............. Danny Roberts

Shepperd Strudwick ........... Stan Sidney

Virginia Gregg ..... Dorothy
Whit Bissell ....... Henry
Harry Jackson ...... Chuck
William Lally ...... Paul
Joan Banks ......... Jane
Synopsis:
Mary Sidney, reminisces with an old flame while a

surprise party is being planned for her at home. [RF]

 

1.29 [--] The June Allyson Show: THE DOCTOR AND THE REDHEAD

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2262

25-Apr-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

Felicia Farr ............. Sally Anderson

Paul Maxey ............ Knute Anderson

Dick Powell ............ Dr. Timothy McVey

Regis Toomey .......... Harry

Mary Treen ......... Hazel
Herb Vigran ........ Art
Synopsis:
A physician opposes a wealthy girl's plan to turn a residential

street into a sports-car speedway. [RF]

*Note: This episode was also known as "It Must Be Love."

 

1.30 [--] The June Allyson Show: INTERMISSION

Four Star - Pamric prod no. 2264

02-May-1960 CBS Mon

guest cast:

June Allyson ........... Amy Lawrence

Fern Barry ............ Mrs. Fitch

Eugene Borden .............. Pierre Gavrileau

Russell Johnson ............ Hugh Grafton

Byron Keith ............... Captain Knox

Maya Van Horn ............ Mme. Gavrileau

Sandra Bonner ...... Stewardess
Synopsis:
On a plane to Europe, a young woman meets

 a lawyer grieving over his wife's death. [RF]

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