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 Stars Over Hollywood (1950-51)

aka Famous Playhouse (syndication title)    Sponsored by Armour

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive

http://ctva.biz/index.htm

with contributions by:
Rina Fox,
James Beer ep 1.4, 1.9, 1.12
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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STARS OVER HOLLYWOOD
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Produced by Revue Productions
for
NBC (Wednesdays 10:30-11:00pm Eastern)(6Sep1950- 29Aug1951)
Sponsored by Armour

US Dramatic Anthology series 1950-51

Filmed dramatic series produced in Hollywood.
Reaired in Syndication as "Famous Playhouse".
Started on CBS radio in 1941.
This was the first television series produced by Revue.

 

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1.01 Stars Over Hollywood: BEAUTY IS A JOY
06Sep1950 NBC Wed
starring
Mary Stuart
Synopsis:
A young girl enters a beauty contest and wins much to her father's consternation.

1.02 Stars Over Hollywood: GRADY EVERITT FOR THE PEOPLE
13Sep1950 NBC Wed
written by Rod Serling
starring
Bert Freed
Synopsis:
The true character of a corrupt politician becomes apparent as he sees his empire begin to crumble.
*Rod Serling's first TV script, he was paid $100. for it.

1.03 Stars Over Hollywood: GIRL OR GHOST
20Sep1950 NBC Wed [rerun or postponed to 02May51]
starring
Gloria Saunders
Herb Patterson

1.04 Stars Over Hollywood: NOT A BAD GUY
27Sep1950 NBC Wed
starring
Edmon Ryan
Bruce Cabot

1.05 Stars Over Hollywood: SOME SMALL NOBILITY
04Oct1950 NBC Wed
starring
Joan Banks
Synopsis:
When a wife discovers that her husband has but one year to live, she sacrifices everything in order to make his last
year a happy one. [JBeers]
[WOR-9 NYC Monday 02Jul56 2:30 p.m. EDT]

1.06 Stars Over Hollywood: ROCK AGAINST THE SEA
11Oct1950 NBC Wed
starring
Mary Stuart
Synopsis:
A young librarian falls in love with a handsome sea captain, but her fear of the sea interferes.
[WOR-9 NYC Tuesday 3Jul 56 2:30 p.m. EDT]

1.07 Stars Over Hollywood: TEXAS PARSON
18Oct1950 NBC Wed
starring
Ross Ford
Lynne Roberts

1.08 Stars Over Hollywood: SHOWDOWN
25Oct1950 NBC Wed
starring
Lurene Tuttle
Synopsis:
A widely feared outlaw is involved in a situation he can't shoot his way out of.
Synopsis 2:
A terrifying outlaw finds his daughter's "Granny" a surprising adversary.
[Syndication airing on Five O'Clock Theater 25Apr55].

1.09 Stars Over Hollywood: A MODEL YOUNG LADY
01Nov1950 NBC Wed
starring
Sally Parr
Synopsis:
A model working for her former fiance finds that the situation gets a little complicated when her present fiances gets suspicious.

1.10 Stars Over Hollywood: MIDNIGHT
08Nov1950 NBC Wed
Story by Rik Vollaerts
Directed by Axel Gruenberg and Jack Hively
starring:
Herb Patterson ..... Ralph Terrence
Gloria Saunders .... Lillith
Frank Hilliard
John Kennedy
Synopisis:
Every midnight when Big Ben strikes, an aspiring writer finds himself visited by a seductive and willful femme fatale who persuades
him to turn to a life of crime. After his guilty conscience gets the better of him, he comes up with a creative solution to rid
himself of his seductress.
[*Note: Rerun on "Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond" June 13, 1961 on ABC / Also on One Step Beyond DVD Delta 82 748 [JB]

1.11 Stars Over Hollywood: THIS LITTLE PIG CRIED
15Nov1950 NBC Wed
starring
Frances Rafferty
Robert Rockwell
Synopsis:
An heiress goes to work for the first time in her life.
[Syndication airing on Five O'Clock Theater 29Apr55].

1.12 Stars Over Hollywood: WINTER LOVE
22Nov1950 NBC Wed
starring
Ellen Corby
Art Smith
Synopsis:
The story of a wealthy old man who runs away from his home and falls in love.

1.13 Stars Over Hollywood: LANDING AT DAYBREAK
29Nov1950 NBC Wed
starring
Ray Montgomery
Marcia Van Dyke
Anita Louise
Synopsis:
Two people find that circumstances do not permit their marriage.
[Syndication rerun on Famous Playhouse 27Sep68 WTCN-11 Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN 10:30 am].

1.14 Stars Over Hollywood: SMALL TOWN STORY
06Dec1950 NBC Wed
starring
Alan Mowbray
Ross Ford
Synopsis:
A young author wins a novel contest and a trip to New York.

1.15 Stars Over Hollywood: MY RIVAL IS A FIDDLE
13Dec1950 NBC Wed
starring
Hans Conried
Maria Palmer
Synopsis:
The accompanist of a violin genius loves him, but takes second place to a fiddle in his affections.
[Syndication airing on Five O'Clock Theater 28Apr55].

1.16 Stars Over Hollywood: MERRY CHRISTMAS FOR SWEENEY
20Dec1950 NBC Wed
starring
Bruce Cabot
Synopsis:
About a newspaper reporter.

1.17 Stars Over Hollywood: NEVER TRUST A REDHEAD
27Dec1950 NBC Wed
starring
Herb Patterson
Tom D'Andrea
Synopsis:
A spoiled young lady tries to run her fiance's life.

1.18 Stars Over Hollywood: MY NEPHEW NORWELL
03Jan1951 NBC Wed
starring
Harold Peary
Gil Stratton

1.19 Stars Over Hollywood: THE ACE OF SPADES
10Jan1951 NBC Wed
starring
Leon Ames ......... Spade Winters
Lynne Roberts .... Mrs. Tyler
George Chandler ... Maxon
Stanley Andrews .... Purvis
Fred Sherman ........ Hank
Roy Regnier ........... Smithers
James Bell .............. Sheriff
Synopsis:
Story of a double-crossing gambler.

1.20 Stars Over Hollywood: YANG YIN AND MRS. WISWELL
17Jan1951 NBC Wed
starring
Adele Jergens
Helen Parrish

1.21 Stars Over Hollywood: MOON ON WIRES
24Jan1951 NBC Wed
Directed by Richard Irving
starring
Dorothy Patrick ..... Rosalind
Nestor Paiva ........ Ramos
Harold Gordon ....... Marco Weather aka The Clown
Synopsis:
A prospective suitor has plans for getting the moon for his girl.

1.22 Stars Over Hollywood: CUTIE PIE
31Jan1951 NBC Wed
starring
Carole Mathews
Ross Ford
Synopsis:
An uranium prospector, who owns a Gieger counter, causes tragedy.

1.23 Stars Over Hollywood: THE RETURN OF VAN SICKLE
07Feb1951 NBC Wed
starring
Cliff Arquette
Synopsis:
Story of an old lawyer who comes out of retirement to defend a youngster.

1.24 Stars Over Hollywood: HAND ON MY SHOULDER
14Feb1951 NBC Wed
starring
Frank Jenks
Synopsis:
A superstitious race track tout discovers that a doctor's hand on his shoulder is a "luck touch".
[Syndication airing on Five O'Clock Theater 27Apr55].

1.25 Stars Over Hollywood: SON OF THE ROCK
21Feb1951 NBC Wed
starring
Craig Stevens .... Peter Person
Ellen Corby ........ Rosa Peterson
John Qualen ...... Carl Anders
Lynne Roberts ... Anna Maria Anders
Stanley Andrews ... Lars Peterson
Synopsis:
The tale of a son who sacrifices parental ties for his own selfish gains is dramatized.

1.26 Stars Over Hollywood: AUTUMN FLAMES
28Feb1951 NBC Wed
starring
Onslow Stevens
Maria Palmer
Synopsis:
A woman after 14 years of marriage, thinks that the romance between herself and her husband has died.
[Syndication airing on Five O'Clock Theater 26Apr55].

1.27 Stars Over Hollywood: WHEN THE DEVIL IS SICK
07Mar1951 NBC Wed [rerun 05Jun51] [San Antonio Light]
starring
Dorothy Adams
Larry J. Blake

1.28 Stars Over Hollywood: PRISON DOCTOR
14Mar1951 NBC Wed
Teleplay by Sam Meyer / Story by Ivan Tors
Director Richard Irving
Director of photography Jack MacKenzie
Supervising Producer Sherman A. Harris
Film Editing William F. Claxton
Art Director Danny Hall
starring
Cameron Mitchell
Raymond Burr
Strother Martin
Steve Reeves
Julian Ludwig
Jo-Carroll Dennison
Rhodes Reason
Otto Waldis
Synopsis:
A prison doctor attempts to complete a case that calls for some private investigation.

1.29 Stars Over Hollywood: OLD MOTHER HUBBARD
28Mar1951 NBC Wed
starring
Ellen Corby
Craig Stevens
Synopsis:
A mother checks up on her daughter's employer by taking a job as the cleaning woman in his office and she makes some surprising discoveries.

1.30 Stars Over Hollywood: PEARLS FROM PARIS
04Apr1951 NBC Wed
starring
Suzanne Dalbert
Raymond Burr
Gerald Mohr
Synopsis:
The drama of a young French girl who becomes involved with a gang of jewel smugglers who use her to carry stolen gems is dramatized.

1.31 Stars Over Hollywood: TAILS FOR JEB MULCAHY
11Apr1951 NBC Wed
starring
Bruce Cabot
Synopsis:
A newspaperman uncovers more than he can handle.

1.32 Stars Over Hollywood: THE KIRBYS
18Apr1951 NBC Wed
starring
Cameron Mitchell
Ann Rutherford
Synopsis:
A bickering couple come to terms in an unconventional way.

1.33 Stars Over Hollywood: PRETTY BOY
25Apr1951 NBC Wed
starring
Lynne Roberts
Richard Benedict
Synopsis:
The story of a prize-fighter who tries to quit the ring to please his fiancee.

[--] Stars Over Hollywood: GIRL OR GHOST
02May1951 NBC Wed [rerun or postponed from 20Sep50]
starring
Gloria Saunders
Herb Patterson

1.34 Stars Over Hollywood: THE DEVIL YOU SAY
09May1951 NBC Wed
starring
Fred Sherman

1.35 Stars Over Hollywood: NOR GLOOM OF NIGHT
16May1951 NBC Wed
Teleplay by Robert Libott
Director Axel Gruenberg
starring
Buddy Ebsen
Phyllis Coates
Byron Foulger
Douglas Evans
Paul Bryar
Stanley Andrews
Synopsis:
A murder is reported by a mail carrier who becomes a suspect.

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23May1951 NBC Wed

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30May1951 NBC Wed

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06Jun1951 NBC Wed

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13Jun1951 NBC Wed

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20Jun1951 NBC Wed

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27Jun1951 NBC Wed

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04Jul1951 NBC Wed

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11Jul1951 NBC Wed

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18Jul1951 NBC Wed

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25Jul1951 NBC Wed

[--] Stars Over Hollywood:  THE HOUSEKEEPER
01Aug1951 NBC Wed
"The Housekeeper,", story of a famed psychiatrist who conducts daring experiments on his patients in his attempts to
cure them of their neuroses and of the housekeeper patient he tries to treat.
["Stars Over Hollywood" on KNBH (4) at 8 p.m. July 30, 1951]

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08Aug1951 NBC Wed

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15Aug1951 NBC Wed

[--] Stars Over Hollywood: THE IRON MASK
22Aug1951 NBC Wed
20Aug1951 IMDB
Producer Sherman A. Harris
Written by Stanley J. Weyman and Howard Irving Young
Directed by Richard Irving
Director of photography Jack MacKenzie
Editor Walter Thompson
Art Director Danny Hall
starring
Stanley Andrews
Richard Avonde
Jean Del Val
Carl Esmond
Lynne Roberts
Marvin Miller
George Slocum

[--] Stars Over Hollywood: CONQUEROR'S ISLE [Last show of the series]
29Aug1951 NBC Wed
27Aug1951 IMDB
Teleplay by Axel Gruenberg / Story by Nelson Bond
Directed by Axel Gruenberg
starring
William Andrews
Edgar Barrier
Richard Benedict
John Dierkes
Ray Montgomery

 

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