CTVA US Anthology - "Philco Television Playhouse" (NBC) Season 4 (1951-52)

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 Season 4 (NBC) (1951-52)
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)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


######### Philco Television Playhouse ########
############## season 4 1951-52 ##############
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  NBC Sundays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern
**Format changed - Philco Playhouse was on every other week alternating with "Goodyear TV Playhouse".

 

4.01 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: MARCIA AKERS

21Oct51

starring

Olive Deering as Marcia Akers

James Daly

Kendall Clark

James Gregory

 

4.02 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: THE EDUCATION OF A FULLBACK

04Nov51

starring

Joseph Buloff

Vinton Hayworth

 

4.03 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC 

18Nov51

starring

Paul McGrath

Neva Patterson

 

4.04 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: INCIDENT AT GOLDEN'S CREEK

02Dec51

starring

Michael Gorrin

 

4.05 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: PERSPECTIVE

16Dec51

starring

Augusta Dabney

Everett Sloane

 

4.06 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: THE SISTERS

30Dec51

starring

Leslie Nielsen

Dorothy Peterson

Natalie Schafer

 

4.07 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: WITHOUT FEAR OR FAVOR

13Jan52

written by Hoffman R. Hays

directed by Delbert Mann

starring

Ernest Borgnine

Philip Coolidge

E.G. Marshall

Murvyn Vye

Madeleine Sherwood

Elliott Sullivan

Synopsis:

Dramatization of the story of famed corrupt politico Boss Tweed.

 

4.08 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: SEGMENT

27Jan52

written by David Swift

directed by Delbert Mann

starring

Eileen Heckart

Mercer McLeod

Deidre Owens

Joseph Anthony

Addison Powell

William Lally

Synopsis:

A shrewish wife drives her husband insane. [TA]

 

4.09 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: THE RICH BOY

10Feb52

written by Walter Bernstein

story by F. Scott Fitzgerald

directed by Delbert Mann

producer Fred Coe

starring

Grace Kelly as Paula

Robert Pastene

Gene Lyons as Anson Hunter

Phyllis Kirk as Dolly

Kathleen Comegys as  Mrs. Legendie

David White as  Cary Sloane

Mary Jackson as Aunt Edna

Tom Pedi as Joe

Geoffrey Lumb as Uncle Robert

Henry Hart

Robert McQueeney

Eric Sinclair

Elinor Randall

Stratton Walling

Synopsis:

A rich playboy realizes too late that he has wasted his life by allowing

the one woman he truly loved to slip out of his grasp. [RF]

 

4.10 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: TENDER AGE

24Feb52

starring

Stella Andrew

Anthony Ross

 

4.11 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: DUSTY PORTRAIT

09Mar52

written by Sumner Locke Elliott

directed by Delbert Mann

starring

John Newland

Audra Lindley

Rita Vale

John McLiam

Elizabeth Eustis

Victor Beecroft

Anita Bolster

 

4.12 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: THE BEST LAID SCHEMES

23Mar52

written by Joseph Liss

directed by Delbert Mann

starring

Joseph Buloff

Eileen Heckart

Wolfe Barzell

Joe Maross

Andrew Duggan

Elizabeth Watts

 

4.13 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: THE ROOM NEXT DOOR

05Apr52

starring

Gene Lyons

Arthur Treacher

 

4.14 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: THE BASKET WEAVER

19Apr52

starring

Robert Keith

Walter Matthau

 

4.15 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: WE WERE CHILDREN

04May52

starring

Polly Rowles

 

4.16 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: A COWBOY FOR CHRIS

18May52

starring

Buster Crabbe

Brandon De Wilde

 

4.17 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: A MAN'S GAME

01Jun52

written by David Swift

directed by Delbert Mann

starring

Patricia Benoit

Vinton Hayworth

Synopsis:

A big league manager travels to Alabama to scout catcher Chub Evans,

but signs Evans’s fireball pitching sister instead. [RF]

 

4.18 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: FLIGHT INTO DARKNESS

15Jun52

starring

Robert Pastene

Alfred Ryder

 

4.19 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: THE MONUMENT

29Jun52

written by William Kendall Clarke

directed by Delbert Mann

starring

John Forsythe

E.G. Marshall

Vanessa Brown

 

4.20 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: A LETTER TO MR. PRIEST

13Jul52

starring

Leora Dana

Audra Lindley

Nelson Olmsted

 

4.21 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: BRAT FARRAR

27Jul52

starring

Richard Derr

John Baragrey

John Newland

Robert Pastene

 

4.22 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: THE FIVE FATHERS OF PEPI

10Aug52

written by Ira L. Avery

directed by Delbert Mann

starring

José Pérez

James Daly

James Gregory

Lesley Woods

Dino Terranova

Silvio Minciotti

 

4.23 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: THREE SUNDAYS

24Aug52

written by Jane Hinton

directed by Delbert Mann

starring

Walter Matthau

Gerald S. O'Loughlin

Malcolm Keen

Murray Matheson

Reginald Mason

Frederick Worlock

Dermot McNamara

 

4.24 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: THE LAST HOUR

07Sep52

written by Lionel Shapiro

directed by Delbert Mann

starring

Maria Riva

Tod Andrews

Marian Seldes

Michael Gorrin

Vinton Hayworth

Anatole Winogradoff

 

4.25 [--] Philco Television Playhouse: HOLIDAY SONG

14Sep52

written by Paddy Chayefsky

directed by Gordon Duff

producer Fred Coe

starring

Joseph Buloff

Herbert Berghof

Frances Chaney

Dora Weissman

David Opatoshu

David Kerman

Werner Klemperer

Irja Jensen

Martin Green

Ann Dere

Synopsis:

The night before Rosh Hashonah, a cantor suffers a spiritual crisis. That same night,

he is sent by someone to see a rabbi out in Brooklyn, A mysterious train station

attendant gives him directions after which he stops a woman from committing

suicide because she is despondent over the death of her husband in the war. On

his way home, the cantor meets up with the husband. He thought his wife had died.

The cantor reunites them. After trying to find the station guard, the cantor learns that

no one has ever worked there fitting the man's description. thus the cantor realizes

that some sort of 'celestial conductor' must have had a hand in the matter. His faith

 restored, the cantor is able to resume his life's work. [RF]

 

######### Philco Television Playhouse ########
############### end of season 4 ##############
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