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 Season 4 (NBC) (1950-51)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
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########## Kraft Television Theatre ##########
############## season 4 1950-51 ##############
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NBS Wednesdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern
 

4.01 [177] Kraft Television Theatre: THE GREEN PACK

27Sep1950

guest stars

James Daly

Mercer McLeod

 

4.02 [178] Kraft Television Theatre: I LIKE IT HERE

04Oct1950

guest stars

Anne Francis

Carmen Mathews

Stefan Schnabel

Donald Buka

 

4.03 [179] Kraft Television Theatre: THE GREAT BROXOPP

11Oct1950

Based on a story by A.A. Milne
guest stars

Chester Stratton

Rex O'Malley

Faith Brook

Philip Tonge

Jane Sutherland
Michael Dreyfus
Synopsis:
British society man, Mr. Broxopp has gained riches and notoriety from

 his Broxopp Beans for Babies. When his son gets engaged to a wealthy society girl,

he wants to change his last name to something more respectable like Sir Chillingham.

 

4.04 [180] Kraft Television Theatre: OLD LADY ROBBINS

18Oct1950

written by Albert G. Miller

guest stars

Herbert Nelson

Augusta Dabney

Enid Markey

 

4.05 [181] Kraft Television Theatre:  TRUANT IN PARK LANE

25Oct1950

guest stars

Dan Morgan

Blanche Yurka

 

4.06 [182] Kraft Television Theatre:  DOLPHIN'S REACH

01Nov1950

Written by R.H. Benson

guest stars

Mercer McLeod

Enid Pulver

Carmen Mathews

Stefan Schnabel

 

4.07 [183] Kraft Television Theatre: SIXTEEN

08Nov1950

Adapted from the play by Aimee and Philip Stuart.

guest stars

Patricia Crowley

Anna Lee

Donald Curtis

 

4.08 [184] Kraft Television Theatre:  THE ROMANTIC AGE

15Nov1950

guest stars

Bethel Leslie

Dean Harens

 

4.09 [185] Kraft Television Theatre: THE ROMANTIC YOUNG LADY

22Nov1950

guest stars

E.G. Marshall

Betty Caulfield

Ethel Giffes

 

4.10 [186] Kraft Television Theatre: WINDOWS

29Nov1950

Adapted from the John Galsworthy play

guest stars

Valerie Cossart

Lex Richards

Mercer McLeod

 

4.11 [187] Kraft Television Theatre: SHORT STORY

06Dec1950 (restaged 25Aug54)
Based on the play by Robert Morley

guest stars

Bramwell Fletcher

Viola Keats

Jane Sutherland
Synopsis:
An author meets a young woman while on a cruise. He writes

a story about their nonexistent romance and when the

woman reads it she believes he is married.

 

4.12 [188] Kraft Television Theatre:  MICHAEL AND MARY

13Dec1950

Based on a story by A.A. Milne
guest stars
Felicia Montealegre

Peter Fernandez

John Newland

Synopsis:
A young couple meet and fall in love at a museum. Now sixteen

years later the couple are faced with a murder charge.

 

4.13 [189] Kraft Television Theatre: THE VILLAGE GREEN

20Dec1950 (restage from 23Mar49)
Written by Carl Allensworth
guest stars

Raymond Van Sickle

Wendy Drew

Glenn Denning

Synopsis:
Judge Homer Peabody lives a quiet life in a small town. Things change

 when an artist painting a mural at the city hall is painting a scantily

clad woman who resembles his daughter.

 

4.14 [190] Kraft Television Theatre: RIP VAN WINKLE

27Dec1950

Adapted by Robert Howard Lindsay

Based on the story by Washington Irving
guest stars

E.G. Marshall

Lawrence Fletcher

Barbara Robbins

Synopsis:
Tired of his nagging wife, Rip goes for a walk and decides

 to take a nap under a tree for twenty years.

 

4.15 [191] Kraft Television Theatre: PAPER MOON

03Jan1951

Written by Robert Howard Lindsay

guest stars

Frances Robinson

Richard Kiley

Loretta Daye
Synopsis:
A husband and wife writing team are going thru a rough spot in their marriage.

His writings aren't very good and she is selling everything she writes.
 

4.16 [192] Kraft Television Theatre:  KELLY

10Jan1951 (restaged from 25Jan50)

written by Eric Hatch

guest stars

Mark Roberts

Olive Deering

E.G. Marshall

George Reeves
Larry Fletcher
Synopsis:
Story of average Kansas gas station attendant who remembers a

beautiful girl in his past, then seeks to find her. A missing fortune in

Nazi loot and an army detective.
This story is about a man looking for a beautiful girl from his past.

 

4.17 [193] Kraft Television Theatre: THE BEST YEARS

17Jan1951

adapted from Raymond Van Sickle play

guest stars

Leslie Nielsen

Dorothy Sands

Augusta Dabney

Bonnie Baken

Synopsis:
A domineering mother controls everything her daughter does.

 

4.18 [194] Kraft Television Theatre:  THE SPRING GREEN

24Jan1951

guest stars

Conrad Janis

Flora Campbell

Herbert Nelson

Helen Seamon

 

4.19 [195] Kraft Television Theatre: THE SOUND OF HUNTING

31Jan1951

guest stars

Joseph Di Reda

Ralph Meeker

Biff Elliot

 

4.20 [196] Kraft Television Theatre: THE GLASS MOUNTAIN

07Feb1951

guest stars

Robert Pastene

Patricia Wheel

Blanche Yurka

 

4.21 [197] Kraft Television Theatre: ENRAGED

14Feb1951

guest stars

Lloyd Bochner

Jean Gillespie

Louis Edmonds

Elizabeth Ross

Pat Englund

Dan Morgan

 

4.22 [198] Kraft Television Theatre: THE FORTUNE HUNTER

21Feb1951

adapted from a play by Winchell Smith

guest stars

Jack Lemmon

Margot Moser

Cameron Prud'homme

 

4.23 [199] Kraft Television Theatre: JANE EYRE

28Feb1951

Based on the novel by Charlotte Bronte
guest stars
John Baragrey ....... Edward Rochester
Kathleen Crowley .... Jane Eyre
Synopsis:
Jane Eyre was orphaned at birth, she grows up and becomes a governess

yo the Rochester family there she falls for young Edward Rochester.

 

4.24 [200] Kraft Television Theatre: DELICATE STORY

07Mar1951

Based on the play by Ferenc Molnar
guest stars
Felicia Montealegre ... Mary Cristof
John Ericson .......... Henry Cristof
Nelson Olmsted ........ Oliver Odry
Synopsis:
The wife of a Swiss delicatessen-keeper takes a shine to a young man.

  Her husband eventually suspects the worst, but it really hasn't happened.

The young man has been in love with someone else all the time.
 

4.25 [201] Kraft Television Theatre: ON STAGE

14Mar1951

written by Benjamin Kaye

guest stars

E.G. Marshall

Vaughn Taylor

Barbara Joyce

Patricia Englund

 

4.26 [202] Kraft Television Theatre: OF FAMOUS MEMORY

21Mar1951

written by E.B. Ginty

guest stars

Nancy Marchand ....... Queen Elizabeth

Mercer McLeod

Leslie Nielsen

Synopsis:
The early life of Queen Elizabeth from her early twenties.

 

4.27 [203] Kraft Television Theatre: THE SILENT ROOM

28Mar1951

Written by Joe Bates Smith
guest stars

Meg Mundy

Dan Morgan

 

4.28 [204] Kraft Television Theatre: YOURS TRULY

04Apr1951

guest stars

John Randolph

Lisa Kirk

Judith Parrish

Richard Derr

 

4.29 [205] Kraft Television Theatre: MRS. DANE'S DEFENSE

11Apr1951

adapted from Henry Arthur Jones play

guest stars

Madge Elliott

Faith Brook

Cyril Ritchard

Synopsis:
A young widow's future is jeopardized by gossip and rumors of her past.

 

4.30 [206] Kraft Television Theatre: MR. MERGENTHWIRKER'S LOBBLIES

18Apr1951

guest stars

Vaughn Taylor

Vinton Hayworth

 

4.31 [207] Kraft Television Theatre: BRIEF MUSIC

25Apr1951

guest stars

Pat Conway

Patricia Kirkland

Joyce Van Patten

 

4.32 [208] Kraft Television Theatre: BRIEF CANDLE

02May1951

guest stars

Isobel Elsom

Douglass Watson

 

4.33 [209] Kraft Television Theatre: 'TIL DEATH DO US PART

09May1951

guest stars

John Newland

Gwen Anderson

Charles Summers

 

4.34 [210] Kraft Television Theatre: THE INTIMATE STRANGERS

16May1951

guest stars

Peggy Conklin

Nelson Olmsted

 

4.35 [211] Kraft Television Theatre: A PLAY FOR MARY

23May1951

guest stars

Cloris Leachman

James Daly

Bramwell Fletcher

 

4.36 [212] Kraft Television Theatre: BEN FRANKLIN

30May1951

guest stars

Jocelyn Brando

Robert Emhardt

 

4.37 [213] Kraft Television Theatre: A SEACOAST IN BOHEMIA

06Jun1951

written by Ben Radin

guest stars

Philip Coolidge

Stuart MacIntosh

Raymond Rizzo

Lili Darvas

Biff Elliot

Joyce Van Patten

Dan Morgan

 

4.38 [214] Kraft Television Theatre: STRANGEHOLD

13Jun1951

guest stars

Enid Markey

Gene Lyons

Marlyn Monk

 

4.39 [215] Kraft Television Theatre: ONLY THE HEART

20Jun1951

adapted by Horton Foote

directed by Stanley Quinn

guest stars

Jack Ewing

Isobel Price

Isobel Robins

Dorothy Sands

 

4.40 [216] Kraft Television Theatre: MERRY MADNESS

27Jun1951

Adapted from the play by Sheridan Gibney.
guest stars

Cameron Prud'homme

Regina Wallace

 

4.41 [217] Kraft Television Theatre: THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER

04Jul1951

guest stars

Charles Taylor

Joey Walsh

 

4.42 [218] Kraft Television Theatre: VIENNA DATELINE

11Jul1951

guest stars

Natalie Core

John Stephen

Robert Dale Martin

Mary Jones

 

4.43 [219] Kraft Television Theatre: ZONE FOUR

18Jul1951

written by James Fielder Cook

guest stars

Louisa Horton

Richard Kiley

 

4.44 [220] Kraft Television Theatre: BRIGHT SHADOW

25Jul1951

guest stars

Raymond Evans

Valerie Cardew

Richard Aherne

Frederick Worlock

 

4.45 [221] Kraft Television Theatre: HILDA MCKAY

01Aug1951

guest stars

Polly Rowles

Robert Pastene

John Baragrey

Wendy Drew

 

4.46 [222] Kraft Television Theatre: OLD DOC

08Aug1951

guest stars

Dorothy Sands

Judy Parrish

Vaughn Taylor

John Stephen

 

4.47 [223] Kraft Television Theatre: JOHN WILKES BOOTH

15Aug1951

guest stars

John Baragrey

Oliver Thorndike

Raymond Bramley

 

4.48 [224] Kraft Television Theatre: WITH RAYMOND RICE

22Aug1951

guest stars

Vaughn Taylor

Enid Markey

 

4.49 [225] Kraft Television Theatre: ASHES IN THE WIND

29Aug1951

Written by Mac Shoub
Directed by Stanley Quinn
guest stars
Herbert Rudley ..... Oscar
Geraldine Wall ..... Edith
Hildy Parks ........ Van
Emily Lawrence ..... Helen
George Hill ........ Vic
Dorothy Sands ...... Mother
Jack Ewing ......... Willie
Mary James ......... Nurse

Synopsis:

An elderly woman's family is awaiting her death

and the insurmountable costs are taxing on the family.

 

4.50 [226] Kraft Television Theatre: THE EASY MARK

05Sep1951

Script based on the production of The Easy Mark by Jack Larric.

 guest stars

Jack Lemmon

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