CTVA US Anthology - "Philco Television Playhouse" (NBC) Season 2 (1949-50)

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 Season 2 (NBC) (1949-50)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger,  Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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UCLA Film and Television Archive


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  2.01 [46] Philco Television Playhouse: WHAT EVERY WOMAN KNOWS
04Sep1949
story by James M. Barrie
starring
Wesley Addy
Margaret Phillips
Horace Graham
Paula Laurence
Rex Evans
Synopsis:
A Victorian Scotswoman of far-reaching ambition. Using her supposedly frail feminine wiles, she maneuvers her fatuous husband
into a successful political career. He rises to a parliamentary seat, never quite realizing that he hasn't done it alone.

2.02 [47] Philco Television Playhouse: PRIDE'S CASTLE
11Sep1949
Written by Samuel Carter
Story by Frank Yerby (1949)
Directed by Gordon Duff
starring
Jack Lemmon
Bethel Leslie
Anthony Quinn
Louise Allbritton
Catherine McLeod
Loring Smith
Patrick Malone
Clyde Waddell
Boyd Crawford
Synopsis:
Pride Dawson was one of those "Robber Barons", who started out his life in rags and turned his life to riches and women. His
contempt for human decency or moral restraint left him ruthless and corrupt. He falls for Sharon O'Neill who is a woman filled
with so much goodness in her soul, as much as he has evil in his.

2.03 [48] Philco Television Playhouse: THE LITTLE SISTER
18Sep1949
Written by Samuel Carter
Story by Raymond Chandler
Directed by Albert McCleery
starring
William Eythe
Jean Carson
Lola Montez
Arthur O'Connell
Patricia Breslin
Calvin Thomas
Synopsis:
A woman from Kansas comes to Marlowe to help find her missing brother.

2.04 [49] Philco Television Playhouse: THE LONELY
25Sep1949
Hosted by Bert Lytell
starring
Kim Hunter
William Prince
James Daly
John Marriott
John Stephen
Peter Pagan
Jock McGraw
Walter Greasa
Regina Wallace
Synopsis:
An engaged Air Force lieutenant goes on a ten-day furlough to Scotland. Their understanding is that the trip will be purely platonic;
instead, they fall maly in love. At his first opportunity, the lieutenant flies back to America to break the news to his fiance and family.
Middletown (NY) Times Herald from September of 1949.

2.05 [50] Philco Television Playhouse: THE QUEEN BEE
02Oct1949
Written by Samuel Carter
story by Edna L. Lee
Directed by Albert McCleery
starring
Claire Luce
Paul McGrath
Margaret Phillips
Nelson Case
William Post Jr.
Sara Anderson
Ruth Saville
Margaret Baker
Sigrid Olsen
Stefan Olsen
Alex March
Synopsis:
A conniving and devious Southern socialite who manipulates the lives of those around her with tragic results.

2.06 [51] Philco Television Playhouse: SOMETHING'S GOT TO GIVE
09Oct1949
Written by Samuel Carter
Story by Marion Hargrove
starring
John Beal
Haila Stoddard
Loring Smith
Judy Parrish
George Keane
Synopsis:
Two freelance writers relocate their families to the country to escape the pressures of the city and their wives talk them into
hosting their own radio show instead.

2.07 [52] Philco Television Playhouse: THE LAST TYCOON
16Oct1949
Written by Joseph Liss
Novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Directed by Fred Coe
staged by Delbert Mann
starring
John Baragrey ....... Monroe Stahr
Alfreda Wallace
Leueen MacGrath
John McQuade
Harold J. Stone
Leslie Barrett
Ivan Simpson
Frances Hammond
Synopsis:
A 1930's brilliant and efficient movie mogul and the story behind the Hollywood Dream Factory.
* This story was loosely based on Irving Thalberg's career.

2.08 [53] Philco Television Playhouse: BECAUSE OF THE LOCKWOODS
23Oct1949
story by Dorothy Whipple
starring
Bramwell Fletcher
Marjorie Gateson
Synopsis:
The Lockwoods' are patronising toward their former neighbors, the Hunters who are now living in the poorer district in town.
The Hunters are saved from despair from the help of a young junk dealer named Oliver Read, who teaches the Lockwoods' a lesson
in humanity. It is a gripping story of a girl's lost inheritance, and of how she regains it after years of poverty.

2.09 [54] Philco Television Playhouse: DAMION'S DAUGHTER
30Oct1949
Producer Fred Coe
written by David Shaw
story by Edwin Gilbert
staged by Delbert Mann
directed by Fred Coe
starring
Sidney Blackmer
Hildy Parks
Maurice Burke
Ruth Matteson
John McQuade
Philip Foster
Synopsis:
Jealousy in the theater created by the owner's daughter.
Synopsis 2:
The story concerns the daughter of Blackmer who grows up amidst the production world of his theater. She discovers he is
evil and has gained his success by cheapness, and the ending has impact.

2.10 [55] Philco Television Playhouse: THE HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES
06Nov1949 NYT
20Nov1949 [Long Beach Independent]
story by Nathaniel Hawthorne
starring
Joan Chandler [Jean Chandler Long Beach Press Telegram and Independent]
Peter Cookson
Synopsis:
With the ownership of Seven Gables, the opulent family estate, at stake, a man frames his brother for murder, many believe there
is a curse imposed upon the family and the people who come to the House of Seven Gables

2.11 [56] Philco Television Playhouse: THE PROMISE
13Nov1949
starring
William Eythe
Kim Hunter
Synopsis:
A husband and wife are drifting apart due to different goals in their individual careers.

2.12 [57] Philco Television Playhouse: MEDICAL MEETING
20Nov1949
starring
Philip Bourneuf
Frances Reid

2.13 [58] Philco Television Playhouse: THE WONDERFUL MRS. INGRAM
27Nov1949
Written by David Shaw
Based on the 1948 novel by Harlan Ware
Directed by Delbert Mann
starring
Carol Goodner
Stephen Courtleigh
Nydia Westman
Bernard Randall
Valerie Cossart
Ben Lackland
Nicholas Saunders
Synopsis:
A female psychiatrist visits the home of a famous woman novelist and discovers unhappiness aplenty. She learns the novelist's
ambitions and vanity are causes of the trouble.

2.14 [59] Philco Television Playhouse: MIST ON THE WATERS
04Dec1949
starring
Torin Thatcher
Margaret Phillips
Dan Morgan
Synopsis:
Blackmail terrorizes a couple because of an accident which was a terrible tragedy.

2.15 [60] Philco Television Playhouse: THE BEAUTIFUL BEQUEST
11Dec1949
Producer Fred Coe
Written by Sam Taylor
Based on the novel by Eric Hatch
Directed by Delbert Mann
starring
Eli Wallach
Joan Castle
Loring Smith
Paul Larson
Fay Roope
Leslie Barrett
Synopsis
The story of a spoiled and jilted young novelist of intellectual pretensions who is freshened up and made marketable and happy
again by design of his sporting publisher.

2.16 [61] Philco Television Playhouse: THE STRANGE CHRISTMAS DINNER
18Dec1949
Based on Margaret Cousins short story which first appeared in "Good Housekeeping Magazine" in December 1945.
starring
Melvyn Douglas
Vaughn Taylor
Frank Tweddell
Ralph Riggs
Daniel Reed
Bill Story
Elaine Ellis
Melle Matthews
Synopsis:
A modern-day Ebenezer Scrooge refuses to close his store on Christmas day.

2.17 [62] Philco Television Playhouse: IN BEAUTY LIKE THE NIGHT
25Dec1949
Written by Lawrence Dugan & Virginia Dugan
Based on the novel by Lewis Arnold
Directed by Delbert Mann
starring
Alfred Ryder
Mary Alice Moore
Mercer McLeod
Philip Tonge
Cathleen Cordell
Bram Nossen
Donald Foster
Bryon Russell
Ethel Remey
Ronald Dawson
Synopsis:
A British flyer who lost his sight during the war deals with the problems caused by the injury.

2.18 [63] Philco Television Playhouse: LITTLE BOY LOST
01Jan1950
Based on the novel by Marghanita Laski
starring
John Newland
Alfreda Wallace
Maurice Cavell
Isabel Bonner
Richard Purdy
Jane Seymour
Synopsis:
A British poet searches for the child he's never seen. The boy vanished after his foster mother was taken away by the German Gestapo.

2.19 [64] Philco Television Playhouse: BETHEL MERRIDAY
08Jan1950
Teleplay by William Kendall Clarke
Based on a novel by Sinclair Lewis
Directed by Delbert Mann
starring
Grace Kelly ....... Bethel Merriday
Oliver Thorndike
Warren Stevens
Ivan Simpson
Mary K. Wells
Frank Stephens
Katherine Meskill
Mary Patton
Ralph Longley
Synopsis:
A small-town girl determined to become an actress.

2.20 [65] Philco Television Playhouse: MURDER AT THE STORK CLUB
15Jan1950
starring
Franchot Tone
Sherman Billingsley
Jay Jostyn
Valerie Cossart
Ruth Matteson
Mary Orr
Haila Stoddard
Synopsis:
A wealthy matron is murdered at the Stork Club and the suspect list is growing.
*Note:
Sherman Billingsley owner of the swank New York nightclub opens the show and then is replace by actor Jay Jostyn who impersonates hi

2.21 [66] Philco Television Playhouse: THE MARRIAGES
no. 50-117
22Jan1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by Hoffman R. Hays
Based on a story by Henry James
Directed by Fred Coe
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Henry Daniell ...... Colonel Chart
Margaret Phillips .. Adela Chart
Carol Goodner ...... Mrs. Churchley
Chester Stratton ... Godfrey Chart
Sally Gracie ....... Godfrey's wife
Diana Marlowe
Sandra Ann Wigginton
Jean Bates
Florence Luriea
Synopsis:
In 1890's England, Colonel Chart, a widower with four children, falls in love with a charming, wealthy American widow, Mrs. Churchley,
but his 27-year-old spinster daughter Adela contrives to ruin the relationship. She also turns two of the other three children against
their intended stepmother and spoils the widow's plans to help Adela's brother Godfrey out of an unpleasant situation.

2.22 [67] Philco Television Playhouse: UNCLE DYNAMITE
29Jan1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by David Shaw
Adapted from the novel by P.G. Wodehouse
Directed by Gordon Duff
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Arthur Treacher
John Buckmaster
Robin Craven
Bertha Belmore
John Merivale
Synopsis:
Uncle Fred wants Pongo to marry Sally Painter, an unsuccessful American sculptor. They had been engaged but she broke it off when Pongo
refused to smuggle jewellry into America for a friend of hers.

2.23 [68] Philco Television Playhouse: THE SUDDEN GUEST
05Feb1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by Joseph Liss
Based on a novel by Christopher LaFarge
Directed by Delbert Mann
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
John Baragrey
Jean Muir
Florence Reed
Tonio Selwart
Helen Carew
Frances Waller
Synopsis:
A New England spinster disregards her neighbors cry for help and assistance during a hurricane. Miss Leckton resents the intrusion,
especially if the intruders happen to be Jews.

2.24 [69] Philco Television Playhouse: ANN RUTLEDGE
12Feb1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by Joseph Liss
Based on a story by Norman Corwin
Directed by Gordon Duff
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Stephen Courtleigh .... Abraham Lincoln
Grace Kelly ........... Ann Rutledge
Synopsis:
Ann Mayes Rutledge was born on January 7, 1813, near Henderson, Kentucky. She was Abraham Lincoln's one true love who passed
away at age 22 of typhoid fever.

2.25 [70] Philco Television Playhouse: A LETTER TO MR. PRIEST
19Feb1950
Producer Fred Coe
Written by Nelson Olmsted
Directed by Delbert Mann
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Nelson Olmsted
Leora Dana
Larry Blyden
Melville Ruick
Henry Calvin
Alan Manson
John Marley
Synopsis:
A dramatized account of the life of a lawyer chosen "most likely to suceed" by his college class.
*Note:
Syracuse Herald Journal of Feb 19/50

2.26 [71] Philco Television Playhouse: HOMETOWN
no. 50-337
26Feb1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by William Kendall Clarke
Based on a novel by Cleveland Amory
Directed by Gordon Duff
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Barry Nelson ....... Mitchell Hickok
Betty Caulfield .... Eileen
Vinton Hayworth .... Mr. Devereux
Faye Emerson ....... Glamour girl
Eileen Heckart
Larry Fuller
Leona Powers
Lawrence Fletcher
Philippa Bevans
Billy Greene
Ann Lincoln
Synopsis:
Mitchell Hickok, an author from the country, comes to New York for a publicity build-up for his book. He meets a glamorous
woman, who introduces him to the nightlife of Manhattan. He soon tires of cafes, cocktail parties, and publicity gags,
and returns to his simple way of living in the country and Eileen, his childhood sweetheart.

2.27 [72] Philco Television Playhouse: THE LIFE OF VINCENT VAN GOGH
05Mar1950
Producer Fred Coe
Written by Hoffman R. Hays (sometimes credited as H.R. Hays)
Directed by Delbert Mann
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Everett Sloane
Jeff Morrow
Chester Stratton
Mercer McLeod
Patricia White
John D. Seymour
Synopsis:
A portrait the tortured life of painter Vincent Van Gogh, his relationship with his troubled brother, Theo, and his
struggle with painter Paul Gauguin.

2.28 [73] Philco Television Playhouse: THE UNCERTAIN MOLLY COLLICUTT
12Mar1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by William Kendall Clarke
Original story by Booth Tarkington
Directed by Gordon Duff
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Lilli Palmer ........ Molly Collicutt
Philip Bourneuf
George Reeves
Valerie Cossart
Ben Lackland
Synopsis:
A flirt has a difficult time settling down to her marriage responsibilities.

2.29 [74] Philco Television Playhouse: THE TRIAL OF STEVEN KENT
19Mar1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by Nelson Olmsted
Original story by Josephine Bentham
Directed by Delbert Mann
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
John Newland ........ Defense Attorney
Richard Sanders ..... Prosecuting Attorney
Alfreda Wallace
Richard Frazier
Leona Powers
Nelson Olmsted
Anne Ives
Dan Morgan
Riza Royce
John D. Seymour
Synopsis:
A jury foreman seeks to wreak personal vengeance on the murder defendant.

2.30 [75] Philco Television Playhouse: THE SECOND OLDEST PROFESSION
26Mar1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by Joseph Liss
Based on a novel by Robert Sylvester
Directed by Gordon Duff
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Victor Jory
William Prince
Felicia Montealegre
Mark Roberts
Russell Collins
Bernard Hoffman
Oswald Marshall
Glenn Discus
Synopsis:
An idealistic newspaper editor battles with his stubborn publisher.

2.31 [76] Philco Television Playhouse: NOCTURNE
no. 50-546
02Apr1950
Written by William Kendall Clarke
Produced & Directed by Fred Coe
Music composed and conducted by Harry Sosnick
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Leora Dana ........ Emmy Blanchard
Cloris Leachman ... Jenny Blanchard
Vaughn Taylor ..... Pa Blanchard
E.G. Marshall ..... Alf Rylett
Richard Fraser .... Keith Reddington
Alex March ........ Chauffeur
Richard Sanders
Synopsis:
In 1910 London, two sisters, Jenny and Emmy Blanchard, must support and care for their widowed, invalid father.
Jenny, the younger, pretty sister, seeks to escape from the depressing reality of her poverty-stricken home, while
Emmy, the older, plain sister, finds comfort and eventual happiness by serving their ailing father. At the end,
both are engaged; Jenny will marry Keith Reddington and Emmy will wed Alf Rylett.

2.32 [77] Philco Television Playhouse: DIRTY EDDIE
09Apr1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by David Shaw
Original story by Ludwig Bemelmans
Directed by Gordon Duff
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Joseph Buloff
Vinton Hayworth
Judy Parrish
John Buckmaster
Frank M. Thomas
Kathleen Comegys
James McColl
Synopsis:
Dirty Eddie is a sleek black pig with a fat movie contract, and Hollywood isnt too happy about it.

2.33 [78] Philco Television Playhouse: THE END IS KNOWN
16Apr1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by Joseph Liss
Original story by Geoffrey Holliday Hall
Directed by Delbert Mann
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Kent Smith
Warren Stevens
Cara Williams
Bern Hoffman
Anna Minot
Jack Warden
Adelaide Klein
Nicholas Saunders
William Gibberson
Richard Goode
Phillip Kenneally
Hope Miller
Al Patterson
Synopsis:
A department store tycoon comes home and is nearly hit by a falling body. He then learns the suicide jumped
from his apartment. A mystery surrounds a suicide.
*Note:
Kent Smith of Smithville, Me., is a graduate of Exeter academy later studying at Harvard which he left to go on the stage.
This was Jack Warden's television debut.

2.34 [79] Philco Television Playhouse: THE MAN IN THE BLACK HAT
23Apr1950
Story by Michael Fessier
starring
Robert Webber
Les Tremayne
Virginia Gilmore
John McQuade
Nelson Olmstead
Synopsis:
A gambler has nothing too lose as his shady past with women and cards catch up to him.
*Note:
Michael Fessier's short story was first published in Esquire magazine on February 1934.
Les Tremayne's TV debut

2.35 [80] Philco Television Playhouse: THE AMERICAN
30Apr1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by Joseph Cochran
Based on a Henry James story
Directed by Gordon Duff
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
John Newland
Leopoldine Konstantin as Countess
Alfred Ryder
Tonio Selwart
Irene Worth
Neva Patterson
Augusta Roeland
Blaine Cordner
Synopsis:
An American traveling in Europe finds clashes between the two cultures. The American culture born with intellect
and drive versus the aristocratic Parisian society of laid back snobbery.

2.36 [81] Philco Television Playhouse: THE FEAST
07May1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by Hoffman R. Hays
Based on a novel by Margaret Kennedy
Directed by Delbert Mann
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Margaret Wycherly
Mildred Natwick
Colin Keith-Johnston
Bertha Belmore
Ernest Graves
Barbara Joyce
Louis Hector
Katherine Meskill
Laura Weber
Abby Lewis
Gale Wigginton
Susan Harris
Synopsis:
A seaside resort hotel brings together an odd assortment of people. A frustrated married couple, four young lovers,
children and an grouchy old miser.
Synopsis 2:
A towering cliff threatens destruction to an English seaside hotel, its owner and guests.
*Note:
"The Feast" written by Margaret Kennedy appeared in shortened form in "The Ladies' Home Journal" in 1949 under
the title of "Never Look Back".

2.37 [82] Philco Television Playhouse: BRAT FARRAR
14May1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by Norman Rosten
Based on a story by Josephine Tey
Directed by Gordon Duff
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
John Newland
John Baragrey
Augusta Dabney
Robert Pastene
Richard Derr
Synopsis:
Tale concerns identical twins and an attempt at fraud to collect some insurance and a nice big fortune.

2.38 [83] Philco Television Playhouse: THE CHARMED CIRCLE
21May1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by William Kendall Clarke
Based on a novel by Peggy Lamson
Directed by Delbert Mann
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Alfred Ryder
Betsy Blair
Larry Blyden
Joanne Paul
Jason Evers (as Herb Evers)
Helen Carew
Ralph Riggs
Synopsis:
The story of college life and fraternities.
Synopsis 2:
A poverty-ridden student feels out-of-place among his wealthy fraternity brothers and finally falls in love
with a rich girl, and leads a revolt against the President of the Fraternity house.
*Note:
This was Betsy Blair's television debut.

2.39 [84] Philco Television Playhouse: SEMMELWEIS
28May1950
Producer Fred Coe
Written by Joseph Liss
Directed by Gordon Duff
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Everett Sloane ..... Dr. Ignatius Semmelweis
Guy Spaull ......... Dr. Doanth
Felicia Montealegre ... Mrs. Semmelweiss
E.G. Marshall
John Craven
Mercer McLeod
Anna Minot
Robert H. Harris
E.A. Krumschmidt
Nancy Millard
Pamela Gordon
Ben Irving
Wyrley Birch
Synopsis:
Story of the great physician who saved millions of lives due to his discovery of the cause of childbed fever (puerperal fever)
and eliminated its danger by prescribing the absolute sterlization of all instruments and the cleanliness of all persons coming
in contact with the mother.
Synopsis 2:
The biography of the great Austrian doctor who discovered that fever in childbed was caused by the unwashed hands of the doctors themselves.
*Note:
Maternal mortality dropped eighty per cent after his discovery, earning for Semmelweis the title, "The Mothers' Savior."

2.40 [85] Philco Television Playhouse: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
04Jun1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by Hoffman R. Hays
Based on the novel by Jane Austen
Directed by Delbert Mann
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Madge Evans ........ Elinor Dashwood
John Baragrey ...... Colonel Dashwood
Cloris Leachman .... Marianne Dashwood
Chester Stratton ... Edward Ferrars
Lawrence Hugo ...... John Willoughby
Josephine Brown .... Mrs. Fenner
Dora Clement ....... Mrs. Dashwood
John Stephens ...... John Dashwood
Patricia Hosley .... Lucy Steele
Cherry Hardy ....... Mrs. Ferrars
Frank Sutton
Jeanne Bates
Synopsis:
The story of the Dashwood sisters quest to find suitable husbands after the loss of their family estate.

2.41 [86] Philco Television Playhouse: THE BUMP ON BRANNIGAN'S HEAD
11Jun1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by David Shaw
Original story by Myles Connolly
Directed by Gordon Duff
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
J. Pat O'Malley
Vinton Hayworth
Leona Powers
Dean Harens
Betty Caulfield
Ruth McDevitt
Michael Strong
Ralph Riggs
Maurice Schrog
Synopsis:
When Mr. Brannigan gets a bump on his head he turns into the nicest friendliest man you could ever meet, but that's
not the real Brassy Brannigan.
The story of a crooked newspaper publisher who wants a highway built to his home, an Irishman named Brannigan who gets
his with a blackjack and thus wins an election in this comedy of errors.

2.42 [87] Philco Television Playhouse: ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
18Jun1950
Producer Fred Coe
Television play by William Kendall Clarke
Original story by George Papuashvili
Directed by Delbert Mann
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Joseph Buloff
Adia Kuznetzoff
Catherine Lynn
George Renavent
Barbara Bulgakov
Enid Pulver
Ethel Remey
Boris Marshalov
Synopsis:
Georgi, a kindly and honest immigrant from the Georgian area of Russia, experiences many difficulties as he tries to
adapt to his adopted country. He works hard to make a place for himself in America, all the while fighting with the English
language and the strange customs of an alien people.

2.43 [88] Philco Television Playhouse: HEAR MY HEART SPEAK
25Jun1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by Stephen de Baun
Story by Charlotte Paul
Directed by Gordon Duff
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Olive Deering
Charlton Heston
Jane Seymour
Frank Maxwell
John Seymour
Ellen Cobb-Hill
Synopsis:
A farmer carries on a successful career after losing his hearing.
Synopsis 2:
After returning from war, a farmer returns mute and finds that not only has he lost his voice, but his sweetheart as well.

2.44 [89] Philco Television Playhouse: THE RELUCTANT LANDLORD
02Jul1950
Producer Fred Coe
Teleplay by Joseph Liss
Story by Scott Corbett
Directed by Delbert Mann
Announcer Jay Jackson
starring
Hume Cronyn
Haila Stoddard
Billy M. Greene
Sandra Ann Wigginton
Isabelle Bonner
John Marley
Guy Thomajan
Frank Campanella
Peggy Fenn
Perry Kruskin
Synopsis:
Scott an aspiring writer buys an apartment house for him and his wife. To help keep them financially solvent, unfortunately
the everyday problems and troubles from the tenants make this almost impossible.

2.45 [90] Philco Television Playhouse: THE TENTACLES
09Jul50
starring
E.G. Marshall
John D. Seymour
Warren Stevens
Alfreda Wallace
Synopsis:
The story of a wife's efforts to free her husband from the evil influence of his father.


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