CTVA US Anthology - "Mr. Citizen" (ABC)(1955) Host Allyn Edwards

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Mr. Citizen

Episode Guide compiled by  The Classic TV Archive

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with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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ABC
Apr 20, 1955 to Jul 13, 1955


Producer Ed Byron
Host Allyn Edwards

Premise:
Anthology series of dramas based on actual acts of heroism performed by average people.

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 [01] Mr. Citizen: LATE FOR SUPPER
20Apr55 ABC Wed
Host Allyn Edwards
starring
Hal Holbrook ...... Don Gallagher
Beverly Lunsford .. Mary Wheeler
Cathy Wheeler
Nancy Kenyon
Synopsis:
The story of a New Jersey commuter, Don Gallagher sees a young girl fall beneath a train during the
Christmas rush. [RF]

[02] Mr. Citizen: SEVEN BELOW AT MIDNIGHT
27Apr55 ABC Wed
Host Allyn Edwards
starring
Frances Starr .... Sophie Farnham
Florence Anglin
Synopsis:
Sophie Farnham of Carbondale, PA., has always had an extreme fear of fires. But this past February, when a fire
broke out in her apartment house, she overcame her lifelong fears to save the lives of her neighbors. [RF]
*NOTE: Perry Como presents the Mr. Citizen award to Mrs. Sophie Farnham.

[03] Mr. Citizen: SECOND CLASS CITIZEN
04May55 ABC Wed
Host Allyn Edwards
starring
Anita Bayless ..... Mrs. Clarice Strayer
Tom Reynolds
Sandy Horn
William Bush
Synopsis:
Mrs. Clarice Strayer, an epileptic of Columbus, Ohio leads a fight for the 1,500,000 others who suffer from the
disease and has her story dramatized. [RF]

[04] Mr. Citizen: MAN WITH A CONSCIENCE
11May55 ABC Wed
Host Allyn Edwards
starring
Rod Colbin ....... Charles Badger
Miriam Lazerson
Theo Goetz
Synopsis:
Air Force Sergeant Charles Badger was a tail gunner during World War II. After the war he began thinking about some of
the innocent people who had been shot and decided to do something. His idea was to help a German widow and her son. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
General Emmett O'Donnell Jr. of the US Air Force will present tonight's award.

[05] Mr. Citizen: A PRESENT FOR MAY
18May55 ABC Wed
Host Allyn Edwards
starring
William Gargan .. Bill Hennessey
Synopsis:
A shy, lonely girl is befriended by a kindly man. [RF]
*Note: William Gargan will also make the "Mr. Citizen" award to the real Mr. Hennessey.

[06] Mr. Citizen: HIGH RESCUE
25May55 ABC Wed
Host Allyn Edwards
starring
James Daly
Ronnie Fletcher
Roger Sullivan
Synopsis:
A telephone lineman risks death to save a co-worker in danger of being electrocuted. [RF]

[07] Mr. Citizen: TERROR ON JACKRABBIT HILL
01Jun55 ABC Wed
Host Allyn Edwards
starring
Edward Binns ....... Harley J. Lee
Synopsis:
It is night time. Two families, who have been traveling east in a truck, stop to rest on the top of Jackrabbit Hill,
unaware of great danger. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Harley J. Lee, driver for the Pacific Intermountain Express System Tank Lines was tooling his truck along through
Jackrabbit Pass when he spotted a panel deliver truck off the road. He brought his big tanker to a halt and
discovered 10 persons in the panel truck, unconscious from carbon monoxide fumes. He went to wrok and has been
credited with saving all 10 lives. [RF]

[08] Mr. Citizen: THE FRIENDLY STRANGER
08Jun55 ABC Wed
Host Allyn Edwards
starring
Paul Lukas
Miriam Lazerson
Karl Swenson
Synopsis:
The true story of an American businessman who makes a dream come true for a Dutch civilian hero of World War II. [RF]

[09] Mr. Citizen: ONE FOR THE PADRE
15Jun55 ABC Wed
Host Allyn Edwards
starring
Wendell Holmes
John Gibson
Synopsis:
The true story of a priest's fight to help rehabilitate inmates of a federal penitentiary. [RF]

[10] Mr. Citizen: THE INNER VISION
22Jun55 ABC Wed
Host Allyn Edwards
starring
William Redfield
Synopsis:
A blind war veteran saved two women from drowning is awarded for his bravery.

[11] Mr. Citizen: TROUBLE IN GALLERY FIVE
29Jun55 ABC Wed
Host Allyn Edwards
starring
Lin McCarthy
Synopsis:
A young Navy lieutenant on leave, risks his life to save that of a man trapped eleven hundred feet below the ground. [RF]

[12] Mr. Citizen: FOR MY BROTHER
06Jul55 ABC Wed
Host Allyn Edwards
starring
Jane Rose

[13] Mr. Citizen: THE DOOR IS ALWAYS OPEN (Last episode of the show)
13Jul55 ABC Wed
Host Allyn Edwards
starring
Anne Seymour

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