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Pursuit (1958-59)

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive

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with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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PURSUIT
CBS Production

Executive producer Norman Felton

Producer Peter Kortner, Charles Russell

for CBS Wed 8:00-9:00  (22Oct58-14Jan59)

 

US Dramatic Anthology series 1958-59  12 episodes x 60 min (live)

 

These episodes were aired live.

Original music by Bernard Herrmann

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CBS Wednesdays  8:00-9:00pm  (22Oct58-14Jan59)

 

1.01 [--] Pursuit: THE VENGEANCE

22-Oct-1958 CBS Wed

Written by Adrian Spies

Directed by Herbert Hirschman

Guest cast:

Macdonald Carey ..... Harry Taback
Sal Mineo ........... Richie Rogart
Stuart Erwin ........ Detective Froelich
Carol Lynley ........ Elaine Hermann
Vivian Nathan ....... Mrs. Rogart
Robert H. Harris .... Mr. Hermann
Lee Kinsolving ...... Albie Taback

Synopsis:
Richie is just out of the Army. Earlier he had spent some time in a reformatory

for pushing another youngster down a flight of stairs, crippling him. Now Richie

finds it difficult to stay out of trouble, for he is hounded by the crippled boy's father,

 who is a police detective.
*Note: Syndication airing on "Reckoning" 29Jul59. [RF]

 

1.02 [--] Pursuit: FREE RIDE
29-Oct-1958 CBS Wed
directed by David Greene
Guest cast:
Keenan Wynn ........ Detective Sergeant Long
Ralph Meeker ....... Leo Maxwell
Linda Darnell ...... Carol Wallace
Sidney Blackmer .... Mr. Carpenter
Synopsis:
Detective Sergeant Long has been assigned to pick up Leo Maxwell from

a Texas sheriff. It is Long's job to escort Maxwell safely to San Francisco where

 he must stand trial for manslaughter. But as soon as Long picks up his prisoner,

 it becomes apparent that someone is trying to kill either the prisoner or the detective.
*Note: Syndication airing on "Reckoning" 08Aug59.
 

1.03 [--] Pursuit: TICKET TO TANGIER

05-Nov-1958 CBS Wed

Written by Irwin & Gwen Gielgud

Directed by David Greene

Guest cast:

Barry Sullivan ....... Henry Savage

Nina Foch ....... Mrs. Lu Claire Holden

Martin Balsam ....... Holden

Zachary Scott ....... Louis Martell

William Gargan ....... Mooney

Synopsis:

Henry Savage, former FBI agent who is now special investigator for an airline,

spots a suspicious looking couple in an airport. Savage thinks that he recognizes

the man from his days with the FBI so he checks with the bureau, then follows him. (tape) [RF]

 

1.04 [--] Pursuit: TIGER ON A BICYCLE
12-Nov-1958 CBS Wed
Directed by Paul Nickell
Guest cast:
Neville Brand
Laraine Day
Dan Duryea
Chester Morris

 

1.05 [--] Pursuit: KISS ME AGAIN, STRANGER

19-Nov-1958 CBS Wed

Adapted by Leonard Kanter

From the story by Daphne Du Maurier

Directed by David Greene

Guest cast:

Jeffrey Hunter .... Lt. Aaron Gibbs
Myron McCormick ... Colonel
Margaret O'Brien
Mort Sahl
Mary Beth Hughes
Synopsis:
In a small town located near an Air Force base, a young airman is found stabbed

 to death. Lt. Gibbs, a friend of the murdered man, is given permission by the head

of the Air Force to help the local sheriff track down the murderer. (film) [RF]
 

1.06 [--] Pursuit: EAGLE IN A CAGE
26-Nov-1958 CBS Wed
Guest cast:
Robert Alda
Joan Caulfield
Marguerite Chapman
Fernando Lamas
Robert Middleton
Lyle Talbot

 

1.07 [--] Pursuit: EPITAPH FOR A GOLDEN GIRL

03-Dec-1958 CBS Wed
From a story by Ross MacDonald
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Guest cast:
Michael Rennie
Rick Jason
Rip Torn
Sally Forrest
Joan Bennett

 

 1.08 [--] Pursuit: CALCULATED RISK
10-Dec-1958 CBS Wed
Written by Dick Berg
Guest cast:
John Cassavetes .... Sam Caldwell
E.G. Marshall ...... Tenner Hodges
Mona Freeman ....... Nina Hodges
Synopsis:
Sam Caldwell and Tenner Hodges, executives of the Caldwell Corporation,

are expecting two investigators from the Internal Revenue Department. Caldwell

and Hodges feel certain the agents will unduly nervous about one of their subsidiary

companies. One of the agents also finds himself attracted to Nina Hodges,

Tenner's daughter, which makes it difficult for him to be completely

objective in his investigation. [RF]
*Note: Syndication airing on Reckoning 01Aug1959.
 

1.09 [--] Pursuit: THE LAST NIGHT IN AUGUST

17-Dec-1958 CBS Wed

Written by Rod Serling

Directed by Paul Stanley

Guest cast:

Franchot Tone

Cameron Mitchell

Dennis Hopper

Leo Fuchs

 

1.10 [--] Pursuit: THE SILENT NIGHT
24-Dec-1958 CBS Wed
Produced by Charles Russell
Written by Paul Monash
Directed by Buzz Kulik
Guest cast:
Lew Ayres ........ John Conrad
Patricia Neal .... Mrs. Conrad
Victor Jory ...... Cop
Frank Lovejoy .... Doctor
Eduard Franz
Steven Hill
Synopsis:
Christmas Eve bodes disaster for a couple trapped.
 

1.11 [--] Pursuit: THE DARK CLOUD

31-Dec-1958 CBS Wed

Directed by James Clark

Guest cast:

Ann Sheridan

Eduardo Ciannelli
Darryl Hickman
Gary Merrill
Fay Spain
James Westerfield

 

 [--] Pursuit: no details

07-Jan-1959 CBS Wed

 

1.12 [--] Pursuit: 1.07 [--] Pursuit: THE HOUSE AT MALIBU (Last episode of show)
14-Jan-1959 CBS Wed
(Rebroadcast 22Jun60 on Reckoning)
written by Joel Carpenter
directed by Buzz Kulik
Guest cast:
Dane Clark ........ Joe Jupiter
Jan Sterling ...... Allison Smith
Marie Windsor ..... Bessie
Synopsis:
Private eye Joe Jupiter is approached by the lawyer of the girl he loves.
The assignment: to investigate another man the girl is interested in. [RF]

 

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