CTVA US Anthology - "The Richard Boone Show" (Goodson-Todman/NBC)(1963-64)

The Classic TV Archive - US Dramatic Anthology Series

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Richard Boone series:-
Medic (1954-56)   Have Gun Will Travel (1957-63)
The Richard Boone Show (1963-64)  Hec Ramsey (1972-74)

The Richard Boone Show
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THE RICHARD BOONE SHOW

Classic Films, Inc. production

Goodson-Todman production

for

NBC (Tuesday 8:00 pm EST)

Executive Producers Mark Goodson, Bill Todman

Produced by Buck Houghton

Series Story Editor, William D. Gordon

 

US Anthology series  1963-64    25 episodes x 60 min bw 

Hosted by, and Occasionally Starring:
Richard Boone

 

Premise:

   Dramatic presentation featuring  a very high quality repertory company:-

 

Bethel Leslie, Robert Blake, Harry Morgan, Lloyd Bochner, Jeanette Nolan

Warren Stevens, June Harding, Laura Devon, Ford Rainey, Guy Stockwell

 

Writers included:-

Rod Serling, Clifford Odets, Robert Dozier

 

Theme Music from "The Richard Boone show"  "How Soon" composed by Henry Mancini

 

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NBC Tuesdays 8:00 pm

 

 [01] The Richard Boone Show: STATEMENT OF FACT

      24Sep63 NBC Tue (Network rerun 04Feb64)

      Written by E. Jack Neuman

      Cast:

      Richard Boone ........... Chris Dale

      Bethel Leslie .......... Ellen Dudley

      Ford Rainey ............. John Bradford

      Warren Stevens .......... Sheriff Morrow

      Jeanette Nolan .......... Ann Dale

      Harry Morgan ............ Deputy Thayer     

      Prosecuting attorney Chris Dale is impatient to prosecute, when a

      woman is arrested for murdering her husband, he doesn't mind stepping

      on the sheriff's toes if it will get him into the act. [ta]

      NOTE: Emmy Nomination:

     1964 - Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress: Bethel Leslie.

 

 [02] The Richard Boone Show: ALL THE COMFORTS OF HOME

      01Oct63 NBC Tue

      Cast:

      Richard Boone ......... Luke Stringer

      Morgan Brittany ....... Sally (as Suzanne Cupito)

      Bethel Leslie ......... Ruth McNeil

      Jeanette Nolan ........ Agnes Stringer Stump

      Ford Rainey ........... Sterling Stump

 

 [03] The Richard Boone Show: WALL TO WALL WAR

      08Oct63 NBC Tue

      Cast:

      Lloyd Bochner ......... Longstreet

      Richard Boone ......... Elevator Operator

      Harry Morgan .......... Walker

      Jeanette Nolan ........ Evelyn

      Guy Stockwell ......... Duluth

 

[04] The Richard Boone Show: WHERE DO YOU HIDE AN EGG?

      15Oct63 NBC Tue

written by Joseph Petracca

      Cast:

      Richard Boone .......... Dodo

      Robert Blake ........... Frankie

      Harry Morgan ........... Vinny

 

 [05] The Richard Boone Show: THE STRANGER

      22Oct63 NBC Tue (rerun 21Apr64)

Producer Buck Houghton

Directed by Buzz Kulik

      Teleplay by Dale Wasserman

Story supervisor Clifford Odets

Director of photography William W. Spencer

      Music by Fred Steiner

      Cast:

        Richard Boone ............ Don Falco

Robert Blake ............. 17-year-old Boy (aka The Stranger)

      Harry Morgan ............. Dr. Lindstrom

      Bethel Leslie ............ Nell Braley

      Lloyd Bochner ............ Anderson Carr

      Laura Devon .............. Donna Braley

      Warren Stevens ........... James Tuckerman

    Synopsis 1:

      Four people driving along a lonely mountain road at midnight

      are confronted by a strange 17-year-old boy. As the personification

      of their lost innocence, each believes he has come for him.

       (26Jun64 ATV Midlands UK)

Synopsis 2:

      At night, on a coastal road, a boy is nearly hit by a car. The car's

      passengers, stopping to see if the boy is all right, are disturbed

      by his strange behavior. [RF]

Synopsis 3:

After nearly running down a boy on a lonely coastal road,

the driver stops to investigate - and he and his companions are

puzzled by the youngster's strange behavior. [RF]

 

 [06] The Richard Boone Show: SORORFINO'S TREASURE

      29Oct63 NBC Tue (rerun 14Apr64)

Producer Buck Houghton

Directed by Robert Butler

      Written by Joe Madison

Story Supervisors Clifford Odets & William D. Gordon

      Director of photography William W. Spencer

Music by Laurindo Almeida

      Cast:

      Robert Blake ............. Sorofino

      Laura Devon .............. Dorotea

      Richard Boone ............ Orville

      Jeanette Nolan ........... Clementina

      Guy Stockwell ...... Uncle Alfredo

      Kam Tong

      Ken Renard

      Synopsis:

      A young Mexican fisherman uses a pearl he found to pay off his debts

      at the local store. But his wife, who thinks the pearl is worth much

      more, wants it back. [RF]

 

 [07] The Richard Boone Show: VOTE NO ON 11!

      05Nov63 NBC Tue

Producer Buck Houghton

Directed by Richard Boone

      Written by Joe Madison

      Director of photography William W. Spencer

Music by Van Cleave

      Cast:

      Jeanette Nolan ........... Jessie McCoony

      Laura Devon .............. Daphne

      Warren Stevens ........... Murph

      Guy Stockwell ............ Freddie

      Ford Rainey ................. Valentine Risk

      Harry Morgan ............... Hutch

      Robert Blake .............. Marco

      Richard Boone ............ Photographer

June Harding ............. Janitor's Daughter

Lloyd Bochner ............ Pitchman

Bethel Leslie ............ Art Teacher

      Synopsis:

      When aged Jessie McCoony allowed a photographer to take her picture

      for 50 dollars, she didn't know that it would be used on a poster

      asking citizens to vote down a slum-clearance bill that Jessie and

      her neighbors definitely favor. Young Daphne is also affected by the

      poster: she's afraid that she'll be a mirror-image of the pitiful

      old woman if she doesn't escape the slums soon. [TA]

      NOTE: Emmy nomination:

      1964 - Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress: Jeanette Nolan.

 

 [08] The Richard Boone Show: THE FLING

      12Nov63 NBC Tue

      Cast:

      Richard Boone ............. Jim Hensel

      Laura Devon ............... Florinda Kirty

      Bethel Leslie ............. Katy Hensel

      Harry Morgan .............. Sailor Cowden

      Ford Rainey ............... Deputy

 

 [--] 19Nov63 - no details

 

 [09] The Richard Boone Show: CAPTAIN AL SANCHEZ

      26Nov63 NBC Tue

      Cast:

      Richard Boone ........... Captain Al Sanchez

      Laura Devon ............. Dolores Delgado

      Harry Morgan ............ Joe

      Guy Stockwell ........... Danny

 

 [10] The Richard Boone Show: DON'T CALL ME DIRTY NAMES

      03Dec63 NBC Tue (rerun 05May64)

written by John Haase

      Cast:

      Lloyd Bochner  ........... Tom Graham
June Harding ............ Terry Graham
Bethel Leslie ........... Mary Graham
Jeanette Nolan .......... Alice McGill
Ford Rainey ............. Don McGill
Guy Stockwell ........... Professor Harlan Walker
Laura Devon.............. Joanie
Richard Boone ........... Doctor
Synopsis:
Miss Terry Graham fled to San Francisco when she learned she was going to

 become a mother, and now her dad arrives in that city to search for her. [RF]
 

 [11] The Richard Boone Show: BIG MITCH

      10Dec63 NBC Tue

      Producer, Buck Houghton

Directed by Lamont Johnson

Written by Clifford Odets

     Director of photography William W. Spencer

Music by Vic Mizzy    

      Cast:

      Richard Boone ........... Big Mitch

      Harry Morgan ............ Hap Felcher

      Bethel Leslie ........... Ruth

      Lloyd Bochner ........... Selwyn Lloyd

      Jeanette Nolan .......... Meg Felcher

      Ford Rainey ............. Mr. Citron

      James T. Callahan

      Richard Bull

      Lillian Bronson

      Synopsis:

      Big Mitch lives in a dream world that begins to collapse when his

      daughter announces her plans to marry. [RF]

 

 [12] The Richard Boone Show: WHICH ARE THE NUTS? WHICH ARE THE BOLTS? 

      17Dec63 NBC Tue

written by Fred F. Finklehoffe

      Cast:

      Robert Blake  ........... Joey Biggs

      Richard Boone ........... President Jackson

      June Harding ............ Emily Wayne

      Bethel Leslie ........... Connie Wyler

      Jeanette Nolan .......... Dr. Ryder

 

 [--] 24Dec63 - preempted for Christmas Special

 

 [13] The Richard Boone Show: WHERE'S THE MILLION DOLLARS?

      31Dec63 NBC Tue

      Cast:

      Richard Boone ........ Prison Guard

      Laura Devon .......... Barbara Slate

      June Harding ......... Norma Jean Freiberger

      Guy Stockwell ........ Ray March

 

 [14] The Richard Boone Show: THE MAFIA MAN

      07Jan64 NBC Tue

      Producer, Buck Houghton

Directed by Lamont Johnson

Written by Clifford Odets

      Director of Photography William W. Spencer

Music by Vic Mizzy

      Cast:

      Richard Boone ......... Richie

            Bethel Leslie ......... Girlfriend

      Ford Rainey ........... Kensington

      Lloyd Bochner ......... Rollin

      Laura Devon

Guy Stockwell

      Richard Angarola

      Maurice Marsac

      James Griffith

      Felix Locher

      David Mauro

      Marie Devereux

      Jeanette Nolan ........ Hotel Owner

      Synopsis:      

      An exiled member of the Mafia promises to testify before a crime

      hearing if the U.S. government will escort him safely to this

      country for a brief visit with his son. [RF]

 

 [15] The Richard Boone Show: THE HOOLIGAN

      14Jan64 NBC Tue

      adapted by Walter Brown Newman

      Cast:

      Robert Blake ........... Shorty

      Richard Boone .......... Steve Gregg

      Harry Morgan ........... Luke

      Jeanette Nolan ......... Helen Holden

      Ford Rainey ............ McBride

      NOTE: Emmy nomination:

      1964 - Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama-Adaption: Walter

      Brown Newman Adaptation Writer, Anton Chekov Original play by.

 

 [16] The Richard Boone Show: WELCOME HOME, DAN

      21Jan64 NBC Tue

adapted by William D. Gordon

story by E. Jack Neuman

      Cast:

      Robert Blake ........... Reporter

      Lloyd Bochner .......... Frank Ahearn

      Richard Boone ..........Pilot

      June Harding ........... Stewardess

      Bethel Leslie .......... Min Adams

      Jeanette Nolan ......... Mrs. Wilson

      Ford Rainey ............Farnsworth

      Guy Stockwell ..........Copilot

 

 [17] The Richard Boone Show: FIRST SERMON

      28Jan64 NBC Tue (rebroadcast 08Sep64)
directed by Richard Boone

      Cast:

      Robert Blake ........... Running Man

      Lloyd Bochner .......... Father Brice

      Richard Boone .......... Maravelli

      Harry Morgan ........... Sergeant Proser

      Guy Stockwell .......... Father Winigar

Synopsis:
A young priest, doubtful of his ability to address his parishioners, forgets his fears

when an old woman tells him that a strange man is waiting anxiously to see him. [RF]

 

 [--] 04Feb64 - rerun of #1 "Statement of Fact" (first aired 24Sep63)

 

 [18] The Richard Boone Show: DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR

      11Feb64 NBC Tue

      Written & Directed by William D. Gordon (also series story editor)

      Cast:

      Laura Devon ........... Wife

      Jeanette Nolan ........ Visitor

      Guy Stockwell ......... Suitor

      Richard Boone ......... Lineman

      Warren Stevens ........ Husband

      Ford Rainey ........... Agent

      Robert Blake .......... Policeman

Synopsis:

      A mysterious woman visits an unfaithful wife who is waiting for her

      lover. [RF]

 

 [19] The Richard Boone Show: A TOUGH MAN TO KILL

      18Feb64 NBC Tue

written by William D. Gordon

      Cast:

      Richard Boone ........ Shannon

      Bethel Leslie ........ Peggy Harriman

      Ford Rainey .......... Joey Williams

      Warren Stevens ....... Hickman

      Harry Morgan ......... Sig

 

 [20] The Richard Boone Show: OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD

      25Feb64 NBC Tue

      Written by Gilbert A. Ralston

      Directed by Harry Morgan (directorial debut)

      Cast:

      Guy Stockwell ......... Guy Bannister

      June Harding .......... Dorcas Crescpi

      Warren Stevens ........ William Crespi

      Bethel Leslie ......... Margareta Crespi

      Lloyd Bochner ......... George Sherman

      Richard Boone ......... Johnny Otis

Synopsis:    

      William Crespi and his wife have now had enough of blackmail -

      they hire an assassin to kill their tormentor. [RF]

 

 [21] The Richard Boone Show: RUN, PONY, RUN

      03Mar64 NBC Tue

Producer Buck Houghton

Directed by Robert Gist

      Written by William D. Gordon & J.R. Littlefield & Bob Wehling

      Director of photography William W. Spencer

Music by Van Cleave

      Cast:  

      Robert Blake .......... Pony Martin

      June Harding .......... Judy

      Bethel Leslie ......... Jean Barden

      John Wesley ........... Bromley

      Ford Rainey ........... Sergeant Wills

      Harry Morgan .......... Eddie

      Richard Boone ......... Coles

      Robert J. Stevenson

      William Sargent

      Hal Needham

      Maroun Hakim

Synopsis:

      A narcotics addict, desperately in need of a fix, holds a young

      woman hostage while he vainly tries to steal enough money to buy

      drugs. [RF]

 

 [22] The Richard Boone Show: THE ARENA (part 1)

      10Mar64 NBC Tue

written by Harry Julian Fink

      Cast:

      Lloyd Bochner .......... Joe Campbell

      Richard Boone .......... Judge

      Michael Constantine .... Barney Chapman

      Alan Dexter ............ George Knowland

      Mary Gregory ........... Secretary

      June Harding ........... Jeanette Brown

      Bethel Leslie .......... Maggie Clements

      Harry Morgan ........... Senator Clements

      Ford Rainey ............ Jacob Osserman

 

 [23] The Richard Boone Show: THE ARENA (part 2)

      17Mar64 NBC Tue

      same as above

 

 [24] The Richard Boone Show: ALL THE BLOOD OF YESTERDAY 

      24Mar64 NBC Tue

      Cast:

      Robert Blake ............ Louis Cambral

      Richard Boone ........... Paul Marchand

      Laura Devon ............. Elsie Faubert

      Guy Stockwell ........... Marco

 

 [25] The Richard Boone Show: A NEED OF VALOR

      31Mar64 NBC Tue

Producer Buck Houghton

Directed by Harry Morgan

      Written by Reuben Bercovitch

  Director of photography William W. Spencer      

      Cast: 

      Guy Stockwell ........... Paul Welles

      Richard Boone ........... General Campbell

      Ford Rainey ............. Premier Salero

      Jeanette Nolan .......... Ellen Bartrick

      Laura Devon ............. Santha

      Lloyd Bochner ........... Horace Bartrick

      Woodrow Parfrey ......... Colonel Pok

      Michael Whitey .......... Sergeant Peter Campbell

      Harry Morgan ............ Robert Logan

      Warren Stevens     

      David Mauro

      Felix Locher

      Stuart East

      Maroun Hakim 

      Synopsis:

      Recent events in a revolt-torn Southeast Asian nation have left a

      bad taste in the mouth of an American general, and now the taste has

      turned to ashes the general's soldier-son has been killed from  ambush. [RF]

 

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