CTVA US Anthology - "Lux Playhouse" (Revue/CBS)(1958-59)

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Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951-59)

Lux Playhouse (1958-59)

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive

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with contributions by:

Sal Crisanti, Jim Brent, Tom Alger, Rina Fox, James Beer
references:
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LUX PLAYHOUSE

Revue Productions, Inc 

Filmed at Revue Studios

CBS Fridays 9:30-10:00

Oct 1958 - Sep 1959

 

Filmed dramatic-anthology aired on alternate Fridays with Schlitz Playhouse.


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###### season 1 1958-59 ######

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CBS Fridays 9:30-10:00 pm Eastern

Alternated with  Schlitz Playhouse -season 8 (CBS)  during the 1958-59 season


Schlitz Playhouse: A THING TO FIGHT FOR
26-Sep-1958 CBS Fri

 

1.01 Lux Playhouse: THE BEST HOUSE IN THE VALLEY

Revue prod. no. 2009

03-Oct-1958 CBS Fri

Guest cast:

Polly Bergen .......... Lamy

Rod Taylor ............ Lee

Carl Benton Reid ...... Wanger

Alice Backes .......... Mrs. Dolman

Dana Dillaway ......... Mimi

Selmer Jackson ........ Minister

Charles B. Keane ...... Mr. Scoffey

Synopsis 1:

Having no where else to go, the young widow of a sharecropper

lives in a tree house with her young daughter. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
The story of a rancher's son who falls in love with an poor-but-proud widow

 (Bergen) who lives in her "house" beneath the trees. [JB]

 

Schlitz Playhouse: THE HASTY HANGING
10-Oct-1958 CBS Fri

 

1.02 Lux Playhouse: THE FOUR

Revue prod. no. 2008

17-Oct-1958 CBS Fri

Guest cast:

Anne Baxter ........... Delphine Murphy

Mark Douglas .......... Tentor

Rad Fulton ............ Sean

Suzanne Lloyd ......... Ivy

 

Schlitz Playhouse: THE TROUBLE WITH RUTH
24-Oct-1958

 

1.03 Lux Playhouse: THE CONNOISSEUR

Revue prod. no. 2007

31-Oct-1958 CBS Fri

Directed by John Brahm

Guest cast:

Michael Rennie ........ Walter Brand

Barbara Rush .......... Magda

John Maxwell .......... Mr. Graham

Synopsis:
A beautiful Hungarian bride learns that her wealthy American

 husband is plotting to murder her. [RF]

 

Schlitz Playhouse: FALSE IMPRESSION
07-Nov-1958

 

1.04 Lux Playhouse: A GAME OF HATE

Revue prod. no. 2017

14-Nov-1958 CBS Fri

Directed by John Brahm

Guest cast:

Kathryn Grayson ....... Dr. Sally Wells

Tom Laughlin .......... Killer

Jean Byron

Schlitz Playhouse: THE LAST EDITION
21-Nov-1958

 

1.05 Lux Playhouse: CONEY ISLAND WINTER

Revue prod. no. 2015

28-Nov-1958 CBS Fri

Directed By John Brahm
Written By Halsted Welles  [SC]

Guest cast:

Edmond O'Brien ........ Big Jim Webber

Kathleen Crowley ...... Anna

Bob Fuller ............ Andy

 

Schlitz Playhouse: THIRD SON
05-Dec-1958

 

1.06 Lux Playhouse: DRIVE A DESERT ROAD

Revue prod. no. 2019

12-Dec-1958 CBS Fri

Guest cast:

Barry Nelson .......... Dr. Vic Martin

Audrey Totter

 

Schlitz Playhouse: NO ANSWER
19-Dec-1958

 

1.07 Lux Playhouse: SMALL WONDER

Revue prod. no. 2011

26-Dec-1958 CBS Fri

Guest cast:

Patric Knowles ......... Paul Ryder

Anna Lisa .............. Elsa Hoffman

Evelyn Rudie ........... Beth Ryder

 

Schlitz Playhouse: A FISTFUL OF LOVE
02-Jan-1959

 

1.08 Lux Playhouse: A DEADLY GUEST

Revue prod. no. 2021

09-Jan-1959 CBS Fri

Guest cast:

Jane Wyman ............. Selena Shelby
Philip Carey ........... Robert Garvin
Isobel Elsom ........... Cora Shelby
Synopsis:
Spinster Selena Shelby rents out the spare room of
her family home to a handsome widower. When he begins displaying
affections for the lonely Selena, her invalid mother is suspicious. [TA]

Schlitz Playhouse: YOU CAN'T WIN' EM ALL
16-Jan-1959

 

23-Jan-1959 no details

Schlitz Playhouse: AND PRACTICALLY STRANGERS
30-Jan-1959

 

1.09 Lux Playhouse: DEATHTRAP

Revue prod. no. 2022

06-Feb-1959 CBS Fri

Guest cast:

Virginia Mayo .......... Gloria Crawford

James Gregory .......... Johnny Warcheck

Ken Lynch .............. Lieutenant Wilson

Synopsis:
Gloria Crawford fears for her life when a convict breaks out of prison.

 The criminal has sworn that he will get even with those who testified against him. [RF]

 

Schlitz Playhouse: THE MAN WHO HAD NO FRIENDS
13-Feb-1959

 

1.10 Lux Playhouse: VARIOUS TEMPTATIONS

Revue prod. no. 2025

20-Feb-1959 CBS Fri (rebroadcast 21Aug59)

Guest cast:

Ida Lupino ............. Clara Brown

Hurd Hatfield .......... Ron Abbott

Cyril Delevanti ........ Clerk

Tita Purdom ............ Girl

Jennifer Raine ......... Nurse

John Trayne ............ Policeman

Synopsis:

Plain Clara Brown gives refuge in her shabby London apartment to Ron Abbott,

 wanted for the murder of several women. Wishing to believe him innocent, Clara helps

Abbott evade the police, hoping that her dreams of romance will come true. [RF]

 

Schlitz Playhouse: ON THE BRINK
27-Feb-1959

 

1.11 Lux Playhouse: STAND-IN FOR MURDER

Revue prod. no. 2024

06-Mar-1959 CBS Fri

Guest cast:

Don Keefer ............. Henry

Bartlett Robinson ...... Niles

Jan Sterling ........... Alice Vincent

 

Schlitz Playhouse: IVY LEAGUE
13-Mar-1959

 

1.12 Lux Playhouse: FREDERICK

Revue prod. no. 2031

20-Mar-1959 CBS Fri

Guest cast:

Jeff Morrow ............ Stranger

Phyllis Thaxter ........ Lucinda Vaughn

Regis Toomey ........... Herbert

 

Schlitz Playhouse: THE SALTED MINE
27-Mar-1959

 

1.13 Lux Playhouse: THE DREAMER

Revue prod. no. 2028

03-Apr-1959 CBS Fri

Guest cast:

Herb Anderson .......... Mark

John Cassavetes ........ Christo Sierra

Miriam Colon ........... Mrs. Flores

Sue Ane Langdon ........ Denise Cerise
Synopsis:
Christo Sierra tells his friend Mark that he has met his dream girl, lovely Denise Cerise, a night-club singer.
After meeting the curvaceous entertainer, Mark is afraid that Christo is in for a bitter disappointment. [JB]
 

10-Apr-1959 no details

 

1.14 Lux Playhouse: THIS WILL DO NICELY

Revue prod. no. 2032

17-Apr-1959 CBS Fri

Guest cast:

Zsa Zsa Gabor .......... Helen

Richard Haydn .......... Cedric

Kenneth Bromfield ...... Alec

Richard Gaines ......... Inspector Humbert

Synopsis:
Helen, a glamorous socialite, finds her life so uneventful that she kills her husband.

She then enlists the aid of his best friend to make the murder appear accidental. [RF]

 

24-Apr-1959 no details

 

1.15 Lux Playhouse: THE CASE OF THE TWO SISTERS

Revue prod. no. 2027

01-May-1959 CBS Fri

Guest cast:

Mari Aldon ............. Donna

Fred Clark ............. Charles Dobbs

Phyllis Coates ......... Ellen Packer

Michael Wilding ........ Stephen MacIllroy

 

08-May-1959 no details

 

1.16 Lux Playhouse: BOY ON A FENCE

Revue prod. no. 2034

15-May-1959 CBS Fri

Producer Mark S. Smith
Teleplay by George Tibbles
Story by Shirley Jackson
Directed by Frank Arrigo

Guest cast:

Richard Eyer ........... Joe Wilson

Diana Lynn ............. Jane

Jesse White ............ Detective Drake

Alice Backes
John Stephenson
Don Hix
Ralph Moody

 

22-May-1959 no details

 

1.17 Lux Playhouse: MIRROR, MIRROR

Revue prod. no. 2035

29-May-1959 CBS Fri

directed by Robert B. Sinclair

Guest cast:

Anne Jeffreys .......... Aunt Kate Lodge

Diane Jergens .......... Kathy Cartwright

Liam Sullivan .......... Clifford

 

Schlitz Playhouse: RUMOR
05-Jun-1959

 

1.18 Lux Playhouse: THE MISS AND MISSILES

Revue prod. no. 2033

12-Jun-1959 CBS Fri

written by Everett Freeman
directed by Peter Tewksbury
producer Jack Chertok

Guest cast:

Jocelyn Brando ......... Madge

John Forsythe .......... Colonel Bill Adams

Kathleen Freeman ....... Emma

Gordon Gebert .......... Buzz Marlowe

Gisele MacKenzie ....... Connie Marshall

John McGiver ........... MacBain

Michael J. Pollard ..... Spider

 

Schlitz Playhouse: HOSTAGE
19-Jun-1959

 

Lux Playhouse: 26-Jun-1959 -  no details

 

Schlitz Playhouse: 3-Jul-1959 CBS Fri  No Details

 

Lux Playhouse: 10-Jul-1959 -  no details

 

Schlitz-Stripe Playhouse: COWBOY FIVE SEVEN
17-Jul-1959 CBS Fri

 

Lux Playhouse: 24-Jul-1959 -  no details
 

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