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Morning Playhouse (1959)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: James Beer
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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MORNING PLAYHOUSE
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syndicated title for "Schlitz Playhouse" in daytime repeats on CBS 1959

Schlitz Playhouse Of Stars (season 1) (CBS) (1951-1952)
Schlitz Playhouse Of Stars (season 2) (CBS) (1952-1953)
Schlitz Playhouse Of Stars (season 3) (CBS) (1953-1954)
Schlitz Playhouse Of Stars (season 4) (CBS) (1954-1955)
Schlitz Playhouse Of Stars (season 5) (CBS) (1955-1956)
Schlitz Playhouse Of Stars (season 6) (CBS) (1956-1957)
Schlitz Playhouse Of Stars (season 7) (CBS) (1957-1958)
Schlitz Playhouse Of Stars (season 8) (CBS) (1958-1959)

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############### 02-06 March 1959 #############
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[--] Morning Playhouse: ON A DARK NIGHT ("Schlitz Playhouse" #5.21 17Feb1956)
02Mar 59 Rerun CBS Mon.
Guest Cast:
Will Rogers, Jr.
Gordon Jones
Sally Blaine
Synopsis:
Professor Gene Fox and his friend Max give a good-looking blonde a lift and are lured into a gangster's hideout.
The professor guesses that Max, who's always telling tall stories abouthimself, staged the episode.[JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: TOO LATE TO RUN ("Schlitz Playhouse" #4.48 05Aug1955)
3Mar59 Rerun CBS Tues.
Guest Cast:
Arthur Franz
Beverly Garland
Bobby Driscoll

Henry Rowland
The owner of a roadside diner is falling for his new waitress, but his young assistant is suspicious of her.
The report that of a dangerous killer is in the vicinity changes the picture. [JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: THE ROUSTABOUT ("Schlitz Playhouse" #5.37 08Jun1956)
4Mar59 Rerun CBS Wed
Guest Cast:
Scott Brady
Jeanne Moody
Harry Antrim
A saddle bum is pushed into the middle of a fight between some ranchers and a storekeeper who has been
selling barbed wire to the squatters. [JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: OFFICER NEEDS HELP ("Schlitz Playhouse" #5.34 18May1956)
5Mar 59 Rerun CBS Thurs.
Guest Cast:
Stephen McNally ...... Dan Grabow
John Bryant .......... Lt. Lyle Smith
Walter Sands ......... Al Harper
Dan Grabow is given a 90-day tryout as chief of police of a small beach town. He discovers that none of
the members of his force has received adequate police training. [JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: TWO-BIT GANGSTER ("Schlitz Playhouse" #5.03 14Oct1955)
6Mar59 Rerun CBS Fri
Guest Cast:
Keenan Wynn .......... Bill Ottman
Addison Richards ..... Jesse Childs
Robert J. Wilke ...... Red Fischer
Barton MacLane ....... Chief Brooks
Richard Tyler ........ Dick Childs
A newsman covers a robbery in which a masked thief killed an ex-con who interfered with his getaway. [JB]

############## Morning Playhouse #############
############### 09-13 March 1959 #############
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[--] Morning Playhouse: I'LL WAIT FOR YOU ("Schlitz Playhouse" #5.49 31Aug1956)
9Mar59 Rerun CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Ben Cooper
A fight over his girlfriend results in a jail term for Joe Santorelli. When he is released, after a year's
imprisonment, he is filled with hate for the whole human race. [JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: WOMAN EXPERT ("Schlitz Playhouse" #4.15 17Dec1954)
10Mar59 Rerun CBS Tues
Guest Cast:
Howard Duff ......... Terence Kerrigan
Douglas Evans ....... Eddie Scarfe
Nancy Gates ......... Susan
Malcolm Atterbury ... Lou Evans
A detective uses his masculine charm to solve his cases. His method is to befriend the suspected murderer's
sweetheart and gain her confidence.[JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: BANDIT'S HIDEOUT ("Schlitz Playhouse" #5.2 07Oct1955)
11Mar59 Rerun CBS Wed
Guest Cast:
Anthony Quinn
The wife of a gentle Spanish shepherd is discontented with the quiet life they lead. He returns home one
night to find his wife and sheep are gone.[JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: DATE FOR TOMORROW ("Schlitz Playhouse" #5.35 25May1956)
12Mar59 Rerun CBS Thurs
Guest Cast:
John Ericson...Eddie Markham
After breaking out of prison, Eddie Markham decides to use a girl he meets as at an amusement park as a
decoy in a holdup.[JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: DEALER'S CHOICE ("Schlitz Playhouse" #5.16 13Jan1956)
13Mar59 Rerun CBS Fri
Guest Cast:
John Ireland...Pete Bronson
Nestor Paiva...Bert Kassen
Sam Gilman...Ben Foster
John O'Malley...Cpl. Maxwell
The owner of a pearling ship loses it in a poker game. Convinced that the winner cheated, he signs on with him
for the next voyage, suspecting that the new owner will soon be anxious to sell the ship back to him.[JB]

############## Morning Playhouse #############
####### 30 March 1959 - 2-April 1959 #########
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[--] Morning Playhouse: SPLENDID WITH SWORDS ("Schlitz Playhouse" #4.42 24Jun1955)
30Mar59 Rerun CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Farley Granger
Eduard Franz

The last of a line of famous fencers falls in love with a girl who scoffs at fencing.[JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: THE QUITTER ("Schlitz Playhouse" #4.55 23Sep1955)
31Mar59 Rerun CBS Tues
Guest Cast:
Noah Beery, Jr...Bradley Taylor
Frances Rafferty...Kathy
Trainer Bradley Taylor enlists the aid of a mule to train a frisky harness-race horse.[JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: FORMOSA PATROL ("Schlitz Playhouse" #5.32 04May1956)
1Apr59 Rerun CBS Wed
Guest Cast:
Eddie Bracken
Carl Benton Reid...Admiral
Mary Ellen Kay...Julie
On a training cruise off Formosa, a destroyer runs into an unfriendly submarine.[JB]

[--] 2Apr59 Rerun CBS Thur - no details

[--] Morning Playhouse: TOP MAN ("Schlitz Playhouse" #5.20 10Feb1956)
3Apr59 Rerun CBS Fri
Guest Cast:
Scott Forbes
John Lupton

Mountain climber Martin Nace is fiercely determined to conquer the man-killing mountain Calpurtha.[JB]

############## Morning Playhouse #############
############### 06-10 April 1959 #############
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[--] Morning Playhouse: WILD CALL ("Schlitz Playhouse" #4.54 16Sep1955)
6Apr59 Rerun CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
J. Carrol Naish
The descendant of a family of whaling captains wins a service award after working in the same department
store for 40 years. The award enables him to take a long-dreamed-of sea voyage. [JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: SHOWDOWN AT PAINTED ROCK ("Schlitz Playhouse" #5.23 02Mar1956)
7Apr59 Rerun CBS Tues
Guest Cast:
Lyle Bettger
Sheriff Matt Saber faces violent opposition when he attempts to hang the murderer of a gold prospector.[JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: THE BRUTE NEXT DOOR ("Schlitz Playhouse" #4.34 29Apr1955)
8Apr59 Rerun CBS Wed
Guest Cast:
Hans Conried
Guest Cast:
Warren Fitzjerner is a mild-mannered architect who harbors a secret love for the more violent forms of sport.[JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: THE FINGER OF GOD ("Schlitz Playhouse" #5.27 30Mar1956)
9Apr59 Rerun CBS Thurs
Guest Cast:
Jeff Morrow
During the Boer War, an escaping Boer prisoner discovers that the apparently deserted house in
which he seeks refuge is occupied by a starving widow and her son.[JB]

[--] Morning Playhouse: SPANGAL ISLAND ("Schlitz Playhouse" #4.14 10Dec1954)
10Apr59 Rerun CBS Fri
Guest Cast:
Kevin McCarthy ...... Glenn Sheridan
The citizens of a New England seacoast town turn against a newcomer when he competes with a local boy
for a local belle.[JB]

Note:
Sometime later in the spring of 1959, CBS replaced "Morning Playhouse" with "On The Go", hosted by Jack Linkletter.


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