CTVA US Anthology - "The Loretta Young Show" (NBC) Season 8 (1960-61)

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 Season 8 (NBC) (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
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season 8 1960-61 ##############
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NBC Sundays 10:00-10:30pm Eastern

 

8.01 [227] The Loretta Young Show: THE LONG NIGHT

18Sep60 NBC Sun

written by Pauline Stone & Mike Cosgrove

from the Redbook story by Glen & Jane Sire

directed by Richard Morris

guest cast:

Loretta Young ....... Dina

Robert Richards ....... Chris

Ruth Brady ...... Laura

Preston Hansen ...... Al

Gregory Irvin ...... Donny

Sue Warrick, Beverly Revell ...... Girls

Synopsis:

After several years of marriage, Dina and Chris have grown apart.

But it isn't until she meets Al and Laura, her new neighbors,

that Dina realizes how dull her life has been. [RF]

 

8.02 [228] The Loretta Young Show: AT THE EDGE OF THE DESERT

25Sep60 NBC Sun

written by William Bruckner

story by Joseph Laitin

directed by Rudolph Mate

guest cast:

Ricardo Montalban  ... Frank Montclair
Patricia Donahue .... Irene Montclair
Gregory Irvin ....... Johnny
Tommy Harwood ....... Tommy
Michele Turner ...... Ann

Synopsis:
A businessman-turned-policeman tries to reform a young delinquent. [RF]

 

8.03 [229] The Loretta Young Show: FAIR EXCHANGE

02Oct60 NBC Sun

written by Pauline Stone & Mike Cosgrove

story by Elizabeth Enright

directed by Richard Morris

guest cast:

Loretta Young  ....... Sylvia
Ruth Brady .......... Jane
Stanley Erickson .... Whitney
Preston Hanson ...... Don
Synopsis:
Sylvia tells a friend about an incident that she thought would affect her marriage. [RF]
 

8.04 [230] The Loretta Young Show: LINDA

09Oct60 NBC Sun

written by Pauline Stone & Mike Cosgrove

story by Michael Shaara

directed by Richard Carlson

guest cast:

Karen Sharpe  ..... Linda
James Drury ...... Tony
Jack Ging ........ Ben Sloan
Richard Carlson .. Radio Announcer (voice)
Synopsis:
Linda and her husband Tony learn that a man Linda once dated

has escaped from a mental hospital. [RF]
 

8.05 [231] The Loretta Young Show: SWITCHBLADE

16Oct60 NBC Sun

written by William Bruckner

story by Verne Athanas

directed by Everett Sloane

guest cast:

James Barton  ........ Ernie Clevenger
Roy Engel ........... Carey Bellman Jr.
Rolfe Sedan ......... Mayor
William Tennant ..... Marty
Everett Sloane ...... Narrator

 

8.06 [232] The Loretta Young Show: LOVE BETWEEN THE ACTS

23Oct60 NBC Sun

written by Richard Morris

story by Florence Jan Soman

directed by Richard Morris

guest cast:

Loretta Young  ....... Katherine Ward
Isobel Elsom ........ Aunt Lou
Preston Hanson ...... Jeffrey
James Philbrook ..... Jim
Synopsis:
An aunt tries to find an eligible young man for her niece. [RF]

 

8.07 [233] The Loretta Young Show: THE GLASS CAGE

30Oct60

written by William Bruckner

directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Audrey Totter  ....... Mrs. Page
Charlotte Stewart ... Leddie Page
Patrick Farrow ...... Bob Marks
Marta Kristen ....... Bonnie
Anne Loos ........... Betty Rolph
William Tennant ..... Larry Norden
Synopsis:
Bewildered and upset by her alcoholic mother, a young girl

 starts keeping late hours and traveling in a wild crowd. [RF]
 

8.08 [234] The Loretta Young Show: THE SEDUCER

06Nov1960 NBC Sun

written by Pauline Stone & Mike Cosgrove

directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Loretta Young ....... Nora Halliday

John Newland ........ Creighton Halliday

Marlene Willis ....... Jill Halliday

Peter Leeds ....... Sid Palmer

Jack Lester ....... Dr. Blake

Kitty Kelly ....... Marie
Synopsis:

In a TV interview, movie producer Creighton Halliday defends his film

about suicide. But his wife Nora believes he exploits taboo themes and

betrays the public. [RF]

 

8.09 [235] The Loretta Young Show: NO MARGIN FOR ERROR

13Nov60 NBC Sun

written by Lydia Schiller

directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Ricardo Montalban ........ Tony Santos

Marion Ross ....... Peg Santos

Olan Soule ........ Stanley Gibbs

Henry Hunter ....... Ben Haralson

Kitty Kelly ....... Edith

Joan Sudlow ....... Mrs. Pepper
Synopsis:

Young business executive Tony Santos finds an error in figures that

will cost his company plenty. And it looks like his own mistake, trying to

decide if he should tell his boss, he fears if he does, he might lose a

promotion. [RF]

 

8.10 [236] The Loretta Young Show: CONDITIONAL SURRENDER

20Nov60 NBC Sun

written by Lois Hire

directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Loretta Young  ....... Margaret Underwood
John Newland ........ Henry Underwood
Vince Barnett ....... Grimes
Patricia Blair ...... Gloria Mason
Dave Willock ........ Counterman

 

8.11 [237] The Loretta Young Show: THE NIGHT THE DOORBELL RANG

27Nov60 NBC Sun

written by Lowell S. Hawley

story by Libbie Block

directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Charles Korvin ....... Leo Unten

Bill Lewis ........ Mitch Unten at Age 12

Renny McEvoy ........ Dusty Smith

Ruth Storey ....... Jeanette Unten

Sally Foster ....... Miss Ragley

Synopsis:

Leo Unten has reared his son by the Old World

standard of strict discipline. [RF]

8.12 [238] The Loretta Young Show: THESE FEW YEARS

11Dec60 NBC Sun

written by Donald S. Sanford

story by Nancy Burrage Owen

directer by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Loretta Young  ....... Madge Lindsey
Douglass Dumbrille .. George Haviland
Preston Hanson ...... Curt Lindsey
Charlotte Stewart ... Linda Lindsey
Gary Waynesmith ..... Norman
Scott Wells ......... David Lindsey
Norma Shattuc ....... Patty Lindsey

 

8.13 [239] The Loretta Young Show: MY OWN MASTER

18Dec60 NBC Sun

written by Donald S. Sanford

from the New Yorker story by Roger Angell

directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Mark Roberts ........ John

Cloris Leachman ........ Ella

Billy Mumy ......... Rennie

Ginny Taylor ...... Juck (voice)

Synopsis:

A father doesn't spend as much time with his son as the boy would like. [RF]

 

8.14 [240] The Loretta Young Show: ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK

08Jan61 NBC Sun

written & directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Ralph Meeker  ........ Willis Cooper
Merry Anders ........ Lenore Cooper
Ross Elliott ........ Father Pius
John War Eagle ...... Charlie
Charles Seel ........ McSorley
Synopsis:
The Coopers run out of gas on their way home from Las Vegas. [RF]
 

8.15 [241] The Loretta Young Show: THIS SUBTLE DANGER

15Jan61  NBC Sun (rerun 30Jul61)

written by Pauline Stone & Mike Cosgrove

directed by Richard Carlson

guest cast:

Loretta Young ....... Louise Roberts

Richard Coogan ....... Henry Roberts

Barney Phillips ....... Dr. Deland

Joe Abdullah ....... Warden Burton

John Clarke ....... Sergeant

Kitty Kelly ....... Mrs. Engstrom

Bobby Slade ....... Dennis Roberts

Synopsis:
Teacher Henry Roberts is convalescing from surgery. After a while,

his wife Louise begins to suspect that Henry's using a pain-killing drug

beyond his doctor's original intent. [RF]

 

8.16 [242] The Loretta Young Show: THE LIE

22Jan61  NBC Sun (rerun 23Jul61)

written by Pauline Stone & Mike Cosgrove & Louis F. Holtz

story by Arthur Gordon

directed by Richard Carlson

guest cast:

Loretta Young ....... Yuki Arakawa

Lucy Prentis ....... Margot Harrison

Clement Brace ....... Lee Harrison

Marlene De Lamater ....... Barbara Harrison

Billy Mumy ....... Jimmy Harrison

Jack Garbutt ....... Ted Jackson

Synopsis:
Japanese Governess Yuki Arakawa is hired temporarily by Lee Harrison while his

wife Margot is ill. Little Barbara and Jimmy like Yuki so well that Margot decides to

keep Yuki on, and go back to work. [RF]

 

8.17 [243] The Loretta Young Show: QUIET DESPERATION

05Feb61 NBC Sun

written by Ralph Bell & Eugene Francis

directed by Richard Donner

guest cast:

Loretta Young  ....... Linda Perkins
H.M. Wynant ......... Victor Perkins
Michael Burns ....... Stephen Perkins
Byron Morrow ........ Mr. Howard

Synopsis:
Linda Perkins is opposed to her husband's plans to manage his firm's Japanese office. [RF]

 

8.18 [244] The Loretta Young Show: THE GOLDEN CHORD

12Feb61 NBC Sun (rerun 25Jun61)
written by Darryl Hickman
directed by Norman Foster
guest cast:
Darryl Hickman ...... Danny Miles
Frank Puglia ........ Guido Racelli
Vito Scotti ......... Harvey Cox
Joe Abdullah ........ Officer Reedy
John Clarke ......... Reporter
Renny McEvoy ........ Reporter
Synopsis:
Rock 'n' roll star Danny Miles has knocked out a song,

and his manager decides to fix it up a little to insure that it's a smash.

 What he does is make the lyrics suggestive. [RF]
 

8.19 [245] The Loretta Young Show: DOUBLE EDGE

19Feb61 NBC Sun

written by William Bruckner

directed by Richard Carlson

guest cast:

Frank Jenks ....... Blount

Larry Blyden ....... Al Schumacher

Jean Howell ....... May Schumacher

Baynes Barron ......... Eric Ludlow

Craig Duncan ......... Smitty

Don Ross ....... Charlie

Nancy Milliard

Synopsis 1:
A news vendor named Blount witnesses a hit-and-run accident

 in which a boy is knocked off his bicycle. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
A witness to a hit-and-run accident knows the car's license number

 - and can describe the driver. [RF]

 

8.20 [246] The Loretta Young Show: THE CHOICE

26Feb61 NBC Sun

written by Pauline Stone & Mike Cosgrove

directed by Richard Donner

guest cast:

Loretta Young ..... Isobel DeHavilland
George Nader ...... Austin Granger
Jean Gillespie .... Peggy Eames
Richard Ney ....... Charles DeHavilland
Synopsis:
Isobel DeHavilland must decide between remaining with her husband,

an alcoholic shell of a man, or going her own way. [RF]
 

[--] The Loretta Young Show: THE LONG NIGHT

05Mar61  NBC Sun (rerun from 18Sep60)

 

8.21 [247] The Loretta Young Show: WHEN QUEENS RIDE BY

12Mar61 NBC Sun

written by Pauline Stone & Mike Cosgrove

story by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

directed by Richard Donner

guest cast:

John Milford ....... John Musgrave

Lois Smith ....... Jenny Musgrave

June Vincent ........ Woman

Jennie Lynn

Leslie Barringer

Synopsis:
The mortgage is coming due, but John Musgrave can't seem to

make ends meet on his farm. His wife Jenny deserts her

housework and children to help him in the fields. [RF]

 

8.22 [248] The Loretta Young Show: THE PRELIMINARIES

19Mar61 NBC Sun

written by Lydia Schiller

directed by Richard Donner

guest cast:

James Drury  ......... Bob Prentiss
George Macready ..... Oliver Prentiss
Lory Pastick ........ Ruth Douglass
Katherine Squire .... Mrs. Douglass
Vaughn Taylor ....... John Douglass

Synopsis:
Business executive Bob Prentiss wants to marry

Ruth Douglass until she tells him that her father is in jail. [RF]

 

8.23 [249] The Loretta Young Show: WOODLOT

26Mar61 NBC Sun

written by Lydia Schiller

story by Leslie Gordon Barnard

directed by Richard Donner

guest cast:

Charles Bronson  ..... Eugene Walters
Ellen Burstyn ....... Ann Walters
John Clarke ......... Dick
Ted Stanhope ........ Dr. Simmonds

 

8.24 [250] The Loretta Young Show: DOESN'T EVERYBODY?

02Apr61 NBC Sun

written by Richard Morris

story by Ruth Roberts

directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Loretta Young ....... Margo Randall
James Philbrook ..... Wainwright Tyler
Mary Adams .......... Mother
Mabel Forrest ....... Woman
Kitty Kelly ......... Secretary

Peter Forster

Synopsis:
Widow Marge Randall has her eye on handsome widower Wainwright Tyler. [RF]

 

8.25 [251] The Loretta Young Show: THE MAN WHO COULDN'T SMILE

09Apr61 NBC Sun

written by Darryl Hickman

directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Ricardo Montalban  ... Father Garcia
Rico Alaniz ......... Miguel Portillo
Alma Beltran ........ Carmen Portillo
Raoul De Leon ....... Joe Cabrera
Ted Lehmann ......... Theo Van Denberg
Synopsis:
A crusading priest, Father Garcia, is the champion of Colombian peasants

on his television show in Bogota. But his good work is threatened

- the Communists link themselves to his activities. [RF]

 

16Apr61 preempted for White Paper "Anatomy of a Hospital" Special.
 

8.26 [252] The Loretta Young Show: EMERGENCY IN 114

23Apr61 NBC Sun

written by Richard Morris

from a McCall's article by Dr. David R. Mace

directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Loretta Young  ....... Lucy Anderson
Alf Kjellin ......... Wayne Anderson
Ted de Corsia ....... Dr. Goodman
Larry Adare ......... Davy
Kitty Kelly ......... Nurse
Jackie Russo ........ Boy
Synopsis:
Lucy Anderson merely watches as her husband Wayne turns his

attentions to attractive Constance Ward. Then one night their son Davy is an

accident victim, and Lucy must call her husband - at the "other woman's." [RF]

 

8.27 [253] The Loretta Young Show: 13 DONNER STREET

30Apr61 NBC Sun

written by William Bruckner

directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Larry Blyden  ........ Joe Fontana
Johnny Seven ........ Nicky Marks
Joe Abdullah ........ Bundy
James V. Christy .... Wycoff
Jean Howell ......... Bonnie
Renny McEvoy ........ Al Noonan
Barney Phillips ..... Sergeant Woodruff

 

8.28 [254] The Loretta Young Show: THOSE AT THE TOP

07May61 NBC Sun

written by Donald S. Sanford

story by Will F. Jenkins

directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

James Gregory  ....... Jim Patton
Catherine McLeod .... Martha Patton
Nestor Paiva ........ Victor Russo
Addison Richards .... Beseley
Synopsis:
Mr. Beseley wants to sell his business - lock, stock and red ink - to

unsuspecting Victor Russo. In order to spare Russo the grim details

about the money-losing phase of the business, Beseley calls in

engineer Jim Patton and asks him to lie to Russo. [RF]

 

8.29 [255] The Loretta Young Show: THE WEDDING

21May61 NBC Sun

written by Don S. Sanford

story by Lilly Gordon

directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Cloris Leachman ..... Ruth Harron
Harry Townes ........ Jason Grant
Gertrude Flynn ...... Lettie Harron
Linda Watkins ....... Aunt Minna
Camille Franklin .... Saleslady
Synopsis:
Ruth Harron begins to have misgivings about her decision to marry.[RF]
 

8.30 [256] The Loretta Young Show: THE FORBIDDEN GUESTS

28May61 NBC Sun

written by Pauline Stone & Mike Cosgrove

directed by Richard Carlson

guest cast:

Loretta Young ......... Elizabeth Collier

Richard Garland ....... James Collier

Candy Moore ....... Love

Ann Morrison ....... Mrs. Butler

Steve Hammer ....... Jamie
Synopsis:
Throughout her marriage sculptress Elizabeth Collier has been dedicated

to her art. Suddenly her husband dies and Elizabeth starts to realize

that though she is an artist, she is now a lonely and childless widow as well. [RF]

 

8.31 [257] The Loretta Young Show: NOT IN OUR STARS (final episode)

04Jun61 NBC Sun

written by Darryl Hickman

directed by Norman Foster

guest cast:

Loretta Young ........ Harriet Sands

H.M. Wynant ....... Henry Sands

Roger Mobley ....... Henry Sands Jr.

Kelly Smith ........ Cathy Sands

Joe Abdullah ........ Scoutmaster
Synopsis:
Harriet Sands becomes daily more dependent upon the reading of her

horoscope. Soon it becomes an obsession and Harriet begins to plan the

lives of her husband and children according to the journeys of the stars. [RF]

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