CTVA US Anthology - "Schlitz Playhouse Of Stars" (CBS) Season 2 (1952-53)

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 Season 2 (CBS) (1952-53)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive (Updated June 2014) [RF]
with contributions by:

Rina Fox, James Beer, Sal Crisanti, Tom Alger, Jim Brent,  Heikocleef

references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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  CBS, Fridays 9:00-9:30pm Eastern (30 min)

Production Company for season 2 Not Known - possibly Meridian Productions for Revue Studios
 

 2.01 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: HOMECOMING
05-Sep-1952 CBS Fri
Producer Edward Lewis
Written by Richard De Roy
Directed by Leigh Jason
Director of photographer Paul Ivano
Art Director Daniel Hall
Host Donald Cook
starring
Leif Erickson ........ Sam Sargent
Helen Westcott ..... Paula Sargent
Harry Ellerbe ......... Don Avery
Robert Carson ...... George Travis
James Seay ......... Joe Daggett
Evelyn Scott ......... Doris Daggett
Eddie Dew ............ Lee Hollister
Gordon Hanson ..... Bob Collins
Synopsis:
A one-time "Athlete of the Year" is convinced that time marches on. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
It takes a woman who refuses to age to convince a one-time champ that time marches on. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
An ex-athlete can't face his own aging until he meets a woman who refuses to change. [RF]

2.02 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE MARRIAGE OF LIT-LIT
12-Sep-1952 CBS Fri
Producer Edward Lewis
Teleplay by Arthur A. Ross
Based on a story by Jack London
Directed by Herbert Kline
Director of photography Manuel Gomez Urquiza
Editor Alberto Valenzuela
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Rita Moreno
Don DeFore
Eddie Firestone
Frank Silvera
Beatriz Ramos
Synopsis:
The love story of a white man and an Indian girl.
Synopsis 2:
An Indian bride's father attempts to wreck her marriage to a white man. [RF]
*Syndication airing on Play of the Week.

2.03 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: I WANT TO BE A MOVIE STAR
19-Sep-1952 CBS Fri
Producer Edward Lewis
Writers Katherine Albert & Dale Eunson
Directed by Edward Mann
Director of photography Paul Ivano
Editor Milton Mann
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Elinor Donahue
James Dunn
Frances Bavier
Jan Arvan
Larry J. Blake
Nan Martin
Bob Franklin
Lynn Millan
Norman Ollestad
Bob Franklin
Synopsis:
A father complains about his daughter's movie magazines until he's discovered by a talent scout.

2.04 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE TRAIL
26-Sep-1952 CBS Fri
Teleplay by Aben Kandel & Herbert Kline
Based on the story by Jack London
Directed by Herbert Kline
Director of photographer Manuel Gomez Urquiza
Editor Alberto Valenzuela
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Lon Chaney Jr.
Robert Lowery
Eve McVeagh
Eddie Firestone
Gilberto Gonzalez
Eduardo Noriega
Synopsis:
A gold miner's greed makes him murder his partners.
Synopsis 2:
"The Trail," a Jack London adventure about a greedy mine owner and murder. [RF]
*Note: Syndication airing on Play of the Week 16Sep54.

2.05 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: COME WHAT MAY
03-Oct-1952 CBS Fri
Producer Edward Lewis
Written by Robert Riley Crutcher
Directed by Phil Brown
Director of cinematography Paul Ivan
Editor George Marsh
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Wallace Ford
Fay Roope
Ned Glass
Beverly Long
Leslie Banning
Martin Coulter
Michael Hall
Synopsis:
A man who learns too late that a gun is a poor problem solver. [RF]

2.06 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: TROUBLE ON PIER 12
10-Oct-1952 CBS Fri
Producer Edward Lewis
Written by Val Lindberg & L.C. Stoumen
Directed by Robert Florey
Director of photography Paul Ivano
Editor Harold Gordon
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
John Howard
Akim Tamiroff
Rochelle Hudson
Lyle Talbot
Elena Verdugo
Lou Nova
Synopsis:
A professional bodyguard helps a sea captain.
Synopsis 2:
A bodyguard (John Howard) and his girl friend (Rochelle Hudson)
are the last hope for a ship captain trapped by a killer [RF]

2.07 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THIS PLANE FOR HIRE
17-Oct-1952 CBS Fri
Teleplay by Dean Riesner
Directed by Arthur Pierson
Director of photography Manuel Gomez Urquiza
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Lloyd Bridges
Eddie Firestone
Esther Fernandez
Gilbert Gonzalez
Carlos Riquelme
Andres Velazquez
Synopsis:
The adventure-romance of a Mexican Al Capone. [RF]
Syndication airing on Film Drama, KLZ-7 Denver, CO Tuesday 14Jun 60 10:30 p.m. MDT

2.08 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: DRAWING ROOM A
24-Oct-1952 CBS Fri
Producer Edward Lewis
Teleplay by Sam Locke
Directed by John Brahm (TV directing debut)
Director of photography Paul Ivano
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
William Bishop
Joan Camden
Ted Hecht
Vince Townsend
Synopsis:
Amnesia strikes a beautiful train passenger just outside a psychiatrist's compartment. [RF]

2.09 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: ENCHANTED EVENING
31-Oct-1952 CBS Fri
Producer Edward Lewis
Written by Aladar Laszlo
Directed by Edward Mann
Director of photography Paul Ivano
Composer Melvyn Lenard
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Eddie Albert
Margo
Edward Clark
Lela Bliss
Richard Eyer
Frances Karath
Harry Hayden
Wesley Morgan
Synopsis:
A family's happy life gets complicated: the kids have lost theater tickets that belonged to their dad's boss. [RF]

2.10 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: TANGO
07-Nov-1952 CBS Fri
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Cesar Romero
Ann Savage
Synopsis:
A night club affair winds up in intrigue and mystery. [RF]

2.11 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE HOUSE OF PRIDE
14-Nov-1952 CBS Fri
Producer Edward Lewis
Adaptation by Herbert Kline
Original Screenplay by Leonard Praskins and Barney Slater
From a Story by Jack London
Directed by Herbert Kline
Director of photography Rosalio Solano
Editor Charles L. Kimball
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Robert Hutton ......... Perry Ford
Coleen Gray ........... Isabel Ford
Jonathan Hale ........ Dr. Kennedy
Armando Silvestre .. Joe
Synopsis:
A young bride learns not all in the tropics is paradise. [RF]

2.12 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: PUSSYFOOTIN' ROCKS
21-Nov-1952 CBS Fri
Producer Edward Lewis
Written by Luther Davis
Directed by Robert Aldrich
Director of photography Manuel Gomez Urquiza
Composer Johnny Mercer
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Joan Blondell ......... Calamity Jane
Buddy Ebsen
Kathleen Freeman
Synopsis:
Calamity Jane rides again in this comedy of errors. [RF]

2.13 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: BARROW STREET
28-Nov-1952 CBS Fri
Teleplay by Gail Ingram
Story by Edward Sherman
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Sally Forrest
Norman Leavitt
Barbara Billingsley
David Bruce
Kay Morley
Mario Siletti
James Young
Synopsis:
A jilted girl settles an old score in an unusual and poignant fashion. [RF]

2.14 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: MR. THAYER
05-Dec-1952 CBS Fri
Written by A. M. Seaholm
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Peggy Ann Garner
Francis L. Sullivan
James Dobson
Carleton Young
Ruta Lee
Synopsis:
On her first job, a girl meets a seedy and serene gentleman to whom the ordinary rules mean nothing. [RF]

2.15 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE WHITE CREAM PITCHER
12-Dec-1952 CBS Fri
Teleplay by Cathrin Norgaard
Story by Jorgen Falk Ronne
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Walter Slezak
Frances Rafferty
John Abbott
Marjorie Bennett
Dolores Mann
Jean Harrison
Hamil Petroff
Synopsis:
After 20 years of marriage, a couple bent on divorce, turn to their pastor to help them divide their possessions. [RF]

2.16 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE PLAYWRIGHT
19-Dec-1952 CBS Fri
Teleplay by Richard Carlson & Mona Kent
Story by Arthur Stringer
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Richard Carlson
Joan Vohs
Glenn Langan
Minerva Urecal
Inge Jolles
Synopsis:
A man juggles his life in pursuit of the things he wants to do. [RF]

2.17 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: A STRING OF BEADS
26-Dec-1952 CBS Fri
Teleplay Mona Kent
Based on the play by W. Somerset Maugham
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Hostess Irene Dunne
starring
Joan Caulfield ....... Joan Robinson
Tom Drake ............ Colonel Mournay
Carl Esmond .......... Count Borselli
Natalie Schafer
Don Beddoe
Phyllis Coates
Michael Colgan
Marlo Dwyer
Synopsis:
A governess for a wealthy family becomes the object of affection from elderly Count Borselli. [RF]

2.18 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: JENNY
02-Jan-1953 CBS Fri
Written by White Gibson
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlan
starring
Fay Bainter
Mary Anderson
Ann Tyrrell
June Vincent
Karen Sharpe
Rand Brooks
Freeman Lusk
Synopsis:
A single mother bored with her life and takes part in a play where she meets a widower. [RF]

2.19 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE UNOPENED LETTER
09-Jan-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay & Story by Christianna Alexander
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
starring
John Newland
Phyllis Avery
Geraldine Wall
Adrienne Marden
Neil Gorman
Gertrude Michael
Synopsis:
A woman receives a letter from the man she loves but does not open it for thirty-five years. [RF]

2.20 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE LAST KISS
16-Jan-1953 CBS Fri [Long Beach Press Telegram] [San Diego Union]
Adaptation of a story by F. Scott Fitzgerald
starring
John Ireland .... Jim Leonard
Sally Cassell ... Pamela
Peg Hillias ....... Elsie
Synopsis:
A Hollywood movie producer falls for an ambitious starlet and almost wrecks his career. [RF]

2.21 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: GUARDIAN OF THE CLOCK
23-Jan-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay by Irving Gaynor Neiman
Story by Robert Zacks
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Narrator Edmund Gwenn
starring
Ludwig Stossel ...... Jonathan Bigby
Una Merkel ............ Secretary
Roland Winters ...... Boss
Ben Welden ........... Blackmailer
Hugh Beaumont
William McLean
John Monaghan
Judy Osborne
Frank J. Scannell
Synopsis:
An old clock-keeper is let go and seeks revenge by turning the office clock back one hour. [RF]

2.22 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: POINT OF HONOR
30-Jan-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay by Denis Green
Story by Thomas Flanagan
Adaptation from a Story by W. Somerset Maugham
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
starring
Joseph Schildkraut ..... Major Ludwig
Walter Coy ................. Corton
Ivan Triesault .............. Bertig
Henry Rowland
John Mylong
Franz Roehn
James Brown
Pal Javor
Synopsis:
A man finds himself involved in a Revolution with the wrong side. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
After a revolution sweeps his country, a police officer finds himself belonging to the wrong party. [RF]
*Syndicated airing on "Herald Playhouse" September 17, 1959.

2.23 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: MANHATTAN ROBIN HOOD
06-Feb-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay & Original story by Robert J. Shaw
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlan
starring
Preston Foster ...... Bob Hood
Steven Terrell ........ Gibson
Dorothy Patrick
Robert Osterloh
Edward Binns
Ralph Reed ........... Hartley
Steve Rowland ...... Gato
Fred Sherman
Buddy Swan
Synopsis:
A reporter investigates by posing as a high-school basketball coach to stop a raffle gambling racket and finds a judge also on the take. [RF]

2.24 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: MR. GREENTREE AND FRIEND
13-Feb-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay & Story by A.M. Seaholm
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
starring
Hans Conried .......... Prof. Greentree
Barbara Billingsley .. Ellen
Roland Winters ....... Small
Byron Foulger
Gail Bonney
Sid Kane
Alvy Moore
Peggy McIntyre
Lanny Rees
Alan Wells
Gloria Eaton
Robert Wilson
Synopsis:
A lonely college professor strikes up a friendship with Jackie a lion who has run away from the circus. [RF]

2.25 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE DEVIL'S OTHER NAME
20-Feb-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay by Mona Kent
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor Joseph Gluck
starring
Arthur Franz .......... Jordan
Marjorie Lord ......... Marietta
Lamont Johnson .... Allen
Virginia Hall
Stuart Randall
Synopsis:
A man kills his wife. It looks like the perfect crime, which will pave the way for him to marry a wealthy woman. [RF]
*Syndication airing on "Star Playhouse" 10Apr56.

2.26 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: GIRL OF MY DREAMS
27-Feb-1953 CBS Fri
Written by Christianna Alexander
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor Joseph Gluck
starring
Donald Woods ........... Kirby Sinclair
Marguerite Chapman .. Vicky
Roy Roberts ............... Mac
Jeff Donnell ................ Pug
Synopsis:
A married man falls in love with another woman at first glance.[RF]

2.27 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: BIG JIM'S BOY
06-Mar-1953 CBS Fri
Written by Robert J. Shaw
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russ Harlan
Music by Melvyn Lenard
starring
Jackie Cooper ..... Bob Heywood
Harry Shannon ..... Big Jim Heywood
Morgan Farley ..... Dr. Kane
Phyllis Avery
Edgar Dearing
Kit Guard
Dan Barton
Synopsis:
A man returning from military service wants to become a doctor. He needs money for his education and as much
as he hates to enter into his father's field of expertise as a boxer he finds himself entering the ring. [RF]

2.28 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: NINETEEN RUE MARIE
13-Mar-1953 CBS Fri
Written by Adrian Spies
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor W. Donn Hayes
starring
David Brian ............ American
Maria Palmer ......... Celeste
Leon Askin ............. Drobash
Lawrence Dobkin ... Doctor
Adrienne D'Ambricourt ... Madame
Edit Angold
George Dee
Joyce Terry
Christian Pasques
Synopsis:
An American wakes up in a Parish hospital unaware of how he got there. [RF]
*Note: Also listed as 19 Rue Marie.

2.29 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: PARENT'S WEEKEND
20-Mar-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay & Original story by Robert J. Shaw
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor Joseph Gluck
starring
Maureen O'Sullivan
Jerome Cowan ......... Roger
Mary Ellen Kay ......... Trudy
Skip Homeier ............ Stretch
Suzanne Alexander
Don Shelton
Carol Grel
Synopsis:
A woman finds out that the key to youth is to act her age. [RF]

2.30 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: HAPPY ENDING
27-Mar-1953
Teleplay by A.M. Seaholm
Adapted by John Falcon
From a Story by Anton Chekhov
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor W. Donn Hayes
starring
Helmut Dantine .... Peter
Osa Massen ........ Eva
Janine Perreau .... Karen
Mary Alan Hokanson ... Alicia
Carl Neubert
Leon Tyler
Mary Young
Synopsis:
An author lives in Copenhagen with his wife and daughter. He refuses alter his stories to happily-ever-after endings. [RF]

2.31 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE GOVERNESS
03-Apr-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay by Therese Lewis & Jean Graham
From a Story by Stefan Zweig
Directed by Rod Amateau
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor W. Donn Hayes
starring
Lillian Bronson ......... Miss Pringle
Onslow Stevens ....... Sen. Scott Varnum
Ellen Drew ................ Mary Varnum
George N. Neise ....... Martin Radley
Jeffrey Pritchard ....... Pete Varnum
Strother Martin .......... Ralph
Sue Carlton ............... Sister Mary Therese
Maura Murphy ........... Abby Colt
Florence Ravenel ...... Eunice
Sheila Clark ............... Liz
Synopsis:
A Senator's wife intent on feeling young again, throws a series of parties. [RF]

2.32 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE MIRROR
10-Apr-1953 CBS Fri
From a Story by Alphonse Daudet
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor Joseph Gluck
starring
Victor Jory
Eve McVeagh ...... Elly
Ian MacDonald .... Eric
Wheaton Chambers
Synopsis:
When a man's past is revealed his self-assurance is broken. [RF]

2.33 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: PAPA GOES TO THE BALL
17-Apr-1953 CBS Fri
Written by John Vlahos
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor Joseph Gluck
starring
Harold Peary ..... Papa
Jill Jarmyn
Jeanette Nolan ... Rosa
Jay Novello ......... Silva
Chet Marshall
Danny Richards Jr
Dan Foster
Jack Daly
Queenie Leonard
Lanny Rees
Synopsis 1:
A teenager's father escorts her to a school dance. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A man takes his daughter to a school dance and puts on an exhibition that makes him the beau of the ball. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
When her boyfriend comes down with the measels, a girl has her father take her to the school dance. [RF]

2.34 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: ALLEN OF HARPER
24-Apr-1953 CBS Fri
Original story & teleplay by Christianna Alexander
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor Joseph Gluck
starring
Hans Conried ...... Professor
John Newland ...... Henning
Anne Seymour ..... Liz
Robert Warwick
Rhys Williams
Jan Miner
Synopsis:
A professor is saved from early retirement by a group of students. [RF]

2.35 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: MEDICINE WOMAN
01-May-1953 CBS Fri
Original story & teleplay by Irving Gaynor Neiman
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor W. Donn Hayes
starring
George Brent ......... Sam Bentley
Andrea King .......... J.B. Blake
Bobby Hyatt .......... Tommy
Mary Ellen Kay ....... Sally
William Fawcett ...... Old man
Frank Jenks
Synopsis:
A construction engineer is able to cure a doctor's allergy and write his own prescription for romance. [RF]

2.36 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE COPPER RING
08-May-1953 CBS Fri
Produced by Ralph W. Nelson
Written by A. Nisseman
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
starring
Charles Bickford ..... Dr Joseph Gunther
Katherine Warren ..... Mrs Gunther
Dani Sue Nolan ....... Elizabeth
Colin Campbell ....... Sir Philip Gilling
Ann Loos ............. Caroline
Synopsis:
Dr. Gunther is growing old and irritable, but one evening he dreams of an Egyptian copper ring which brings
happiness to all who wear it. He slips it on .... [RF]

2.37 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: VACATION FOR GINNY
15-May-1953 CBS Fri
Original story & teleplay by Thomas Phipps
Directed by Bill Karn
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor Joseph Gluck
starring
Barbara Hale ...... Ginny Morgan
Craig Stevens ..... Rod Warren
Hugh Beaumont ..... John Harris
Carl Switzer
Grace Lenard
Eugene Borden
Marilyn Gray
Synopsis:
A mousey clerk at a travel agency wins a vacation and finds herself being pursued by two suitors no less. [RF]

2.38 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: PURSUIT
22-May-1953 CBS Fri
Original story & teleplay by Robert Leslie Bellem & Herbert Moulton
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlan
starring
Richard Carlson ........ Josef Lindquist
Martha Hyer .............. Lisa
Robert Cornthwaite ... Dr. Ellsworth
Adrienne Marden ....... Miss Thompson
Hank Patterson
Lester Dorr
John Pickard
Synopsis:
A talented musician loses an arm in a hunting accident. [RF]

2.39 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE GIRL THAT I MARRIED
29-May-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay by Thomas Phipps
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlan
starring
Gene Raymond
Suzanne Dalbert
Beverly Tyler
Robert Bray
Russell Gaige
Tony Christian
Robert Dane
Harold Dyrenforth
Synopsis:
An Army major falls for a French woman and a Red Cross Worker. [RF]

2.40 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: TWENTY-TWO SYCAMORE ROAD
05-Jun-1953 CBS Fri
Original story and teleplay by Gail Ingram
Directed by Bill Karn
Director of photography Russell Harlan
starring
Willard Parker .... Ron Gage
Nancy Davis ....... Nan Gage
Myra Marsh ........ Mrs. Plummer
Vivi Janiss .......... Alice
John Hubbard
Richard Travis
Rudy Lee
Ruth Lee
Synopsis:
A woman feels she is being taken for granted by her construction worker husband. [RF]
*Note: Also listed as 22 Sycamore Road.

2.41 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE WIDOW MAKES THREE
12-Jun-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay by George & Gertrude Fass
Directed by Bill Karn
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor Robert B. Warwick Jr.
starring
Broderick Crawford .... Tim
Fay Baker .................. Claire
Anthony Caruso ......... Tony
Lawrence Ryle ........... Sanford
Betty Lou Gerson
Rory Mallinson
Peter Mamakos
Raymond Largay
Synopsis:
The law seeks three important witnesses to find the secret head of waterfront crime. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A crime commission looks for three missing witnesses who can put the finger on a waterfront racketeer. [RF]

2.42 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: OPERATION RIVIERA
19-Jun-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay by J.S. Burrell
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor John D. Hall
starring
Randy Stuart ......... Debutante
Lon McCallister ..... Jeffries
Paul Frees
Alphonse Martell
Rolfe Sedan
Lela Bliss
James Dodd
Synopsis:
Comedy about a GI on a ten day furlough on the isle of Capri. [RF]

2.43 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE LEDGE
26-Jun-1953 CBS Fri
Writer Robert J. Shaw
Director Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor Joseph Gluck
starring
Regis Toomey ...... Ed Bartlett
Skip Homeier ....... Dick Newton
Allene Roberts ..... Joan
Robert Osterloh
Bill Baldwin
Herbert Lytton
Joseph Mell
Robert Knapp
Kenneth Alton
Richard Monda
Synopsis:
A man's impending blindness hits him hard and he feels suicide is his only recourse, until he meets a blind woman. [RF]

2.44 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: RICHARD AND THE LION
03-Jul-1953 CBS Fri
starring
George Nader ...... Richard MacLeod
Joanne Dru .......... Dinny
Jackie the Lion
Synopsis:
A young husband feels neglected because his wife pays too much attention to her pets, so he gets one of this own - a lion. [RF]

2.45 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: STORM WARNINGS
10-Jul-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay by Paul Ludwig
Story by Leonard T. Holton
Directed by Bill Karn
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor Robert B. Warwick Jr.
starring
Robert Stack ........ Vic Flint
Arthur Franz .........
Kristine Miller ....... Wanda
Robert Nichols ...... Patrick
Charles Seel
Stanley Blystone
Synopsis:
Two partners of a wildcat Alaskan airline are both in love with the same girl. [RF]

2.46 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE JOURNEY
17-Jul-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay by John Tucker Battle
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor Robert B. Warwick Jr.
Hostess: Merle Oberon
starring
Merle Oberon ............ Marian Thorne
Grandon Rhodes ....... Mark Thorne
Patrick O'Neal ........... Jay Farnum
Paul Guilfoyle ............ Eastbrook
Synopsis 1:
Bored with her life, a young woman decides to leave
her husband for a younger man. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
A woman who is considerably younger than her husband is bored with their uneventful like in Costa Rica. [RF]
*Syndicated airdate June 24, 1962 Sun 6PM CENTRAL Ch. 18.

2.47 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: KNAVE OF HEARTS
Meridian Productions at Revue Studios
24-Jul-1953 CBS Fri
Producer William Self
Teleplay & Story by Herbert Moulton &
Robert Leslie Bellem
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlen
Supervising Editor George Amy
Assistant Director Ken Warrus
Music by Melvyn Lenard
Hosted by Mark Stevens
starring
Mark Stevens ...... Steve Dexter
Margaret Field ..... Laura Warren (as Maggie Mahoney)
Morris Ankrum ..... Mark Warren
Lee Van Cleef ..... Dallas Clancy
Jack Elam ........... Lee Dineen
John Qualen ....... Pop Bradshaw
Victor Millan ........ Andy Lopez
Rex Reason ........ Johnny Scoville
Synopsis:
A man returns home after years of searching for a wife only to become involved with the local cattle baron's daughter. [RF]
Synopsis:
In the town of Willow Creek, a cattle baron refuses his daughter to marry the son of a local farmer. The daughter's
former lover, Steve Dexter returns to town after being gone for eight years in search of his prospective wife-to-be.
Her stubborn father learns of his arrival and plans to have him shot by two gunmen that work for him. [SC]

2.48 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: THE DOCTOR GOES HOME
31-Jul-1953 CBS Fri
starring
Ronald Reagan
Barbara Billingsley
Frances Rafferty
Forrest Taylor
Synopsis:
A high society doctor finds great happiness in treating the poor.

2.49 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: SIMPLON EXPRESS
07-Aug-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay & story by John Duffield
Directed by Bill Karn
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor Joseph Gluck
starring
Eddie Bracken ... Peter Ward
Aline Towne ........ Sally
Fritz Feld ............ Gregor
Isabel Randolph .. Amanda
Alphonse Martell
Laura Mason
Arno Frey
Jack Reitzen
Synopsis:
An incompetent detective bumbles his way thru danger and intrigue. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Detective-story buff Peter Ward may finally see some real criminals---two saboteurs plan to blow up his train. [RF]

2.50 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: MIRACLE IN THE NIGHT (film)
14-Aug-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay by S.N. Savage
Original story by Mildred Cram
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor John D. Hall
starring
Lawrence Dobkin .... Captain Cotton
Ann Harding ............ Nettie
Charles Cane .......... Mackinoff
Reginald Sheffield ... Rice
Ann Loos
Herbert Lytton
William B. Robert
Paul Hoffman
Irvin Ashkenazy
Leo Curley
Shirley Lopez
Synopsis:
A wealthy woman is afraid to go out alone. [RF]

2.51 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: SHEILAH
21-Aug-1953 CBS Fri
Original story & teleplay by Gabrielle Upton
Directed by Ted Post
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor John D. Hall
starring
Vincent Price .......... Wendell Bensen / Narrator
Elisabeth Risdon ..... Ella
Hayden Rorke ......... Miller
Gabrielle Upton ....... Girl
James Stone
Spec O'Donnell
Griff Barnett
Synopsis:
A man's attempts to collect his aunt's inheritance are foiled by a cat named "Sheilah". [RF]
*Note: Syndication airing on Silver Theater 03Jun58.

2.52 [--] Schlitz Playhouse: TWO LOVES HAVE I
28-Aug-1953 CBS Fri
Teleplay by A.M. Seaholm
Directed by Roy Kellino
Director of photography Russell Harlan
Editor Joseph Gluck
starring
Patricia Medina .... Lisa de Beck
Philip Carey .......... Wilson
John Doucette ...... Holan
Janine Perreau ..... Hester
Edward Colmans
Doris Scarlett
Synopsis:
When a newspaper woman learns of the tragic death of her husband of two weeks in the war, she completely withdraws from
the world of intrigue and newspaper reporters in wartime Lisbon.[RF]

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