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Rebound (original title)(1952-53)

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive

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with contributions by:

James Beers, Jim Brent, Rina Fox
references:
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REBOUND
A Bing Crosby Enterprises production

February 8, 1952 to January 16, 1953

Feb 1952-Jun 1952 ABC Fri 9:00-9:30

Nov 1952-Jan 1953 DuMont Fri 8:30-9:00

 

    Syndication title: Counter Point airing in 1955/56 season.

 

Filmed short stories of mystery and suspense with a very O. Henry like surprise ending.

 

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1.01 [--] Rebound: THE CHEAT
08-Feb-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest cast:

Onslow Stevens ....... Mathews
Phillip Pine ......... Evans
Synopsis:
A man commits a "too perfect" crime. [JB]
(02Jun56 01:30pm, Ch.4 WBZ Boston, MA)

 

1.02 [--] Rebound: THE TREASURE
15-Feb-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest cast:
Martin Garralaga ..... Juano (TV debut)
Larry Johns .......... Doc
Jody Gilbert ......... Marge
Synopsis:
Former opera singer in Spain and Hollywood movie star. [JB]

Synopsis 2:
A janitor's dull life is brightened by his search for buried treasure. [RF]

Synopsis 3:
A Mexican peasant finds a map of Los Angeles from the days when it

was a lazy pueblo. He sallies forth to find the treasure in a city that has

changed somewhat since the map was drawn. [JBeers]
Syndication airing on Starlight Theater WABD-5 NYC

Wednesday 23Feb 55 11:15 p.m. EST
 

1.03 [--] Rebound: THE BOARDER
22-Feb-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest cast:

Trevor Bardette ...... Hertz
John Doucette ........ Joe
Janet Stewart ........ Lea
Robert Foulk
Dorothy Adams
Synopsis:
An embezzler brings a young man, wanted by the police, into his house and
though he seemingly takes an interest in his boarder, he tries to put the
blame for his crime on the young man. [JB]

 

1.04 [--] Rebound: THE MINE
29-Feb-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest cast:
Lee Marvin ........... Bull
Robert Osterloh ...... Turk
Ned Glass
Synopsis:
A lost silver mine in the Sierra Nevada mountains. [JB]

Synopsis 2:
Doomed at the hands of a posse, three outlaws retreat
to a mine and discover gold. [RF]
 

1.05 [--] Rebound: THE PRIZE
07-Mar-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest cast:
Roberta Haynes ....... Janie
George Macready ...... Hicks
John Ridgley ......... Niles
Synopsis 1:
A fugitive from justice seeks a unique method of evading capture. [JB]

Synopsis 2:
An honest but mediocre lawyer is offered $500 a day if he

will hide a criminal wanted by the police. [RF]
 

1.06 [--] Rebound: THE MATCH
14-Mar-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest cast:
Gloria Saunders ...... Rose
Mario Siletti ........ Jack
Minerva Urecal

Synopsis:
Fired from her comfortable job, a prim girl must face the outside world. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
A not-so-young woman, headed for spinsterhood, is jolted out

of her rut when she loses her job. [JBeers]
Syndication airing on Starlight Theater WABD-5 NYC

Tuesday 22Feb 55 11:15 p.m. EST

 

1.07 [--] Rebound: JOKER'S WILD
21-Mar-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest cast:
Raymond Burr
Onslow Stevens
Synopsis:
A practical joker finds the results of one of his jokes more than he
bargained for. [JB]
(02Dec55, 10:30pm, Ch.7 KHQA Hannibal, MO)
 

1.08 [--] Rebound: THE LOSER(S)
28-Mar-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest cast:
Dorothy Comingore  .... Dotty
Mervin Williams ...... Henry
Synopsis:
A middle-age bridegroom plans a diamond robbery in order to win back
his unfaithful bride. [JB]
(11Aug56, 4:30pm, Ch.7 WHIO Dayton, OH - syndicated rerun on "Counterpoint")

*Note: both Detroit and NYC list “The Losers” episode. [JB]

Synopsis 2:
A middle-aged man plans to win back his young wife with stolen diamonds. [RF]
 

1.09 [--] Rebound: ONE NIGHT STAND

04-Apr-1952 ABC Fri

Guest cast:
Jeff York ............ Steve
William Lester ....... Hondo Kid
Jeanne Dean .......... Else

Synopsis:
Tale of an actor who impersonates Wild Bill Hickcock. [JB]

Synopsis 2:
An unemployed actor in the Old West takes on a dangerous role:

Wild Bill Hickok on the prowl. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
An actor stranded in a small Western town plays what may

be the last role of his life. [JB]
(01Aug59 Ch. 9 WMUR-TV Manchester NH)
 

1.10 [--] Rebound: THE WRECK
11-Apr-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest cast:
Raymond Burr ......... Gomez

Synopsis 1:
Two dazed, handcuffed men, stumble out of a train crash. [JB]

Synopsis 2:
A detective handcuffed to a prisoner is hit on the head. [JB]
(Syndicated rerun on "Counterpoint" 04Jun56, Ch.4 WBZ Boston, MA)

Synopsis 3:
A prisoner, handcuffed to a detective, changes identities with his captor

when the latter is unconscious and loses his memory in a train wreck. [JBeers]
Syndication airing on Starlight Theater WABD-5 NYC Monday 21Feb55 11:15 p.m. EST
 

1.11 [--] Rebound: THE MONEY

18-Apr-1952 ABC Fri

Guest Cast:
John Doucette ........ Jim
Elisabeth Fraser ..... Peggy
Herb Vigran .......... Lewis
Synopsis 1:
Cashier takes money from bank. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
A harried husband, worried over the imminent arrival
of his second child and a stack of unpaid bills, suddenly

finds himself in possession of $20,000. [JB]

Synopsis 3:
A poor young father finds a "foolproof" way to steal money. [RF]

 

1.12 [--] Rebound: THE WEDDING
25-Apr-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest cast:
Sig Arno  ............. Elmer
Richard Rober ........ Johnson
Synopsis 1:
A confidence man attempts to marry an heiress for her fortune. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
A practical joke traps a murderer. [JB]

Synopsis 3:
The brother of a bride, discovers the unsavory criminal past of his

sister's bridegroom and decides to blackmail him. [JBeers]
Syndication airing on Starlight Theater WABD-5 NYC

Thursday 24Feb 55 11:15 p.m. EST
 

1.13 [--] Rebound: A MATTER OF HONOR
02-May-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Produced and directed by Bernard Girard
Written by Jackson Stanley
Editor, Art Seid
Director of photography, Lucien Andriot

Guest cast:

Elisabeth Fraser
Jeff York

Don Gibson
Ned Glass

Synopsis 1:
A young artist's power of persuasion gets him into trouble. [JB]

Synopsis 2:
A poor artist is approached by a man who wants him to put in a good word

for him with a beautiful woman. Naturally, the artist believes the woman is the man’s

girlfriend and naturally, he falls in love with her. However, it turns out that the woman

 is the man’s employer, not his girlfriend. [RF]
*
("Counterpoint" rerun) (18Aug56, 4:30pm, Ch.7 WHIO Dayton, OH)
*Note: 02May52 Quiet Sunday aired in Detroit.
 

1.14 [--] Rebound:  THE THIEF
09-May-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest Cast:
David Wolfe .......... Walter
Elisabeth Fraser ..... Irene
Don Gibson ........... Lambert
Synopsis 1:
In a "twist ending" a jealous man and his fiance form
a bitter triangle in which one has to lose. [JB]
Synopsis 2; ("Counterpoint" rerun)
A vain, dogmatic business man plots to tap his
fiancée, whom he thinks is unfaithful. [JB]
("Counterpoint" rerun) (15May55, 9:30pm, Ch.4 WDAF
Kansas City, MO) [JB]

 

1.15 [--] Rebound: THE WITNESS
16-May-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest cast:
Lee Marvin ....... Sgt. Crone
William Schallert
Vera Marshe
Edwin Max
Synopsis:
A vaudeville clown is the only witness to an armed robbery at a jewelry
store. The thief returns to kill the witness, but learns something that
may put him in jail anyway. [JB]
(synopsis - "Buyer's Guide to 50 Years of TV on Video")
(08Jun56, 11:10pm Ch.4 WBZ Boston, MA - syndicated rerun on "Counterpoint" series)
 

1.16 [--] Rebound: THE HENCHMAN
23-May-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest cast:
James Hayward  ........ Cliff
Robert Osterloh ...... Dutch
Synopsis 1:
The driver of a get-away car in a bank robbery attempt fails to appear on time to pick up his cronies. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
A precision-planned bank robbery stands or falls on the nerves of one key man. [JB]

 

1.17 [--] Rebound: THE HONEYMOON
30-May-1952 ABC Fri (original network airdate)
Guest cast:

Gertrude Michael ..... Linda
Damian O'Flynn ....... Neil
Synopsis 1:
A bride finds you can't mix a new husband with the old flame, especially on your honeymoon. [JB]
Synopsis 2: ("Counterpoint" rerun)
A suspense drama concerning a well-known concert singer and her hen-pecked husband. [JB]


("Counterpoint" rerun)(23Feb55 10:15pm, Ch.11 WMBV Marinette, WI)
("Counterpoint" rerun)(25Jan56 7:30pm, Ch.5 WTTG Washington, DC)
("Counterpoint" rerun)(13Feb56 9:30pm, Ch.11 KNTV San Jose, CA)
 

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Network change to Dumont

2.01 [--] Rebound: THE GOOD TURN
21Nov1952 DuMont Fri [Premiere]
Guest cast:
George Macready ...... Professor Creetch
Hayden Rorke ............ Dr. Raines
Rita Johnson .............. Kit
Synopsis:
A professor of criminology tries to put his knowledge to practical use and finds himself in a surprising situation. [JB]
(09Feb55 10:15pm, Ch.11 WMBV Marinette, WI)
(25Jun55 Ch.10 WBNS Columbus, OH)

[--] Dark of Night
28Nov1952 DuMont Fri

2.02 [--] Rebound: I'M YOU
05Dec1952 DuMont Fri
Guest Cast:
Dave Willock ......... Phil Barker
John Doucette ........ Gatz
Synopsis:
Phil Barker, an insurance investigator on the trail of an arsonist arrives home to find a stranger posing as him.
Synopsis 2:
At a train station, Phil Barker meets a man claiming to be Phil Barker. Then his wife arrives with a hug for the stranger. [RF]
(28May55 3:30pm. Ch.4 WDAF Kansas City, MO)

[--] Dark of Night
12Dec1952 DuMont Fri

2.03 [--] Rebound: THE GIRL
19Dec1952 DuMont Fri
Guest Cast:
Dick Erdman .......... Mason
Gloria Jean .......... Isabelle
Synopsis:
A traveling salesman meets a beautiful girl but is in for a surprise when this old story is given a new twist. [JB]
(18Jun55, 9:30pm, Ch.10 WBNS Columbus, OH)
(21Dec56, 11:15pm, Ch.4 WBZ Boston, MA)

[--] Dark of Night
26Dec1952 DuMont Fri

2.04 [--] Rebound: SIMPLE
02Jan1953 DuMont Fri
Guest Cast:
Rico Alanz ........... Jose
Martin Garralaga ..... Pedro
Felipe Turich ........ Sebastian
Tony Ruiz ............ Proprietor
Synopsis:
The laziest man in town finds a surprising solution for an unexpected problem. [JB]
*Syndicated airing on Counterpoint: Simple - 07Dec56, 11:15pm, Ch.4 WBZ Boston, MA)

[--] Dark of Night: "Hired Girl"
09Jan1953 DuMont Fri

2.05 [--] Rebound: QUIET SUNDAY
16Jan53 DuMont Fri
starring
Fay Baker ............ May
John Doucette ........ Ned
Lorna Baker .......... Ruth
Synopsis:
A man's quiet Sunday is interrupted by his girlfriend's visit and his wife's unexpected return. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A husband and a girl he is secretly courting, accidentally kill his wife in a scuffle. [JB]
(Syndication airing on Starlight Theater WABD-5 NYC Friday 25Feb 55 11:15 p.m. EST)
Counterpoint (syndication title)(1955-56)

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(syndicated reruns of "Rebound")
Original "Rebound" ABC/Du Mont airdates NOT known
for the episodes below.

 

[--] Counterpoint: CRY OF THE CITY

Synopsis:
An honest, but mediocre lawyer, finds that easy money can

cause a lot of trouble. [JB]
(17Nov56, 4:30pm, Ch.7 WHIO Dayton, OH)

 

[--] Counterpoint: THE CURE
Guest Cast:
Todd Karns ........... Jim Connell
Barbara Billingsley... Pat
Roy Engle ............ Manahan
Synopsis:
A girl breaks up with her fiancée because of his gambling. [JB]
(09Mar55, 10:15pm, Ch.11 WMBV Marinette, WI)

Synopsis 2:
Gambler Jim Connell is on a losing streak: his fiancee
is leaving him. [RF]

 

[--] Counterpoint: IT WOULDN'T BE FAIR

Guest cast:
Jeff Donnell .......... Annie
Frank Ferguson ........ Lt. Ryan
Todd Karns ............ Moss
Synopsis:
An avid murder-mystery fan gives her detective boyfriend
some tips in crime detection to no avail. [RF]

 

[--] Counterpoint: LOOKING THROUGH
(28Jul1959 ABC Tue WMUR-TV Manchester N.H.)
Guest cast:
Edgar Barrier
Irene Vernon
Synopsis:
A mail clerk discovers his gift for handwriting analysis

and obtains both fame and a wife. [RF]
 

[--] Counterpoint: THE OLD MAN
Guest Cast:
Housely Stevenson .... Charles
Linda Johnson ........ Marty
Synopsis:
A retired plumber tries to become the center of attention by creating
an air of mystery around himself. [JB]
(26May55, 9:30pm Ch.17 WBUF Buffalo, NY)

 

[--] Counterpoint: SIMPLE
Guest Cast:
Rico Alanz  ........... Jose
Martin Garralaga ..... Pedro
Felipe Turich ........ Sebastian
Tony Ruiz ............ Proprietor
Synopsis:
The laziest man in town finds a surprising solution for

an unexpected problem. [JB]
(07Dec56, 11:15pm, Ch.4 WBZ Boston, MA)

 

[--] Counterpoint: TENNESSEE'S PARTNER
Guest Cast:
John Qualen  .......... Prospector
Robert Osterloh ...... Tennessee
Synopsis:
An old prospector befriends a young crook, and finds

 his reward for kindness in a strange way. [JB]
(09Sep57, Ch.2 KREM Spokane, WA)

Synopsis 2:
A lonely old prospector (John Qualen) gets an unexpected

reward after befriending a young scoundrel. [RF]

 

[--] Counterpoint: THREE STRANGERS
Based on the classic story by Thomas Hardy
Synopsis:
This story involves a drunken hangman
and a christening party in the Colorado Rockies. [JB]
(16Jul55 Ch.10 WBNS Columbus, OH)

 

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