CTVA US Anthology - "Story Theater" (Hal Roach/DuMont-NBC)(1950-51)

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Your Show Time (NBC)(1949)  -  Story Theater (DuMont-NBC)(1950-51)

Durkee Story Theater

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Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive

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with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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Durkee STORY THEATER
Hal Roach Studios
DuMont (4Nov50-11May51)
NBC (24Jun51-17Sep51)


US Anthology series - Half-hour Filmed Dramas

The series dramatizes the stories of such famed authors as Guy De Maupassant, Robert Louis Stevenson,
Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, Victor Hugo and Mark Twain.
Stars to appear include Reginald Denny, Hurd Hatfield, Leif Erickson, Jeanne Cagney, Sterling Holloway,
Alan Redd, Gale Page and many others.

The show won an "EMMY" award last year in New York under the guise of "Your Show Time".

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[01] Story Theater: DIAMOND NECKLACE
04Nov1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
John Beal
Maria Palmer

[02] Story Theater: SIRE DE MALETRIOT'S DOOR
11Nov1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
Morris Carnovsky
Dan O'Herlihy
Allene Roberts

[03] Story Theater: MADEMOISELLE FIFI
18Nov1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
story by Guy de Maupassant
starring
Jay Adler
Roman Bohnen
Tanis Chandler
Hurd Hatfield
Joy Page
Frank Reicher

[04] Story Theater: THE MUMMY'S FOOT
25Nov1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
Herbert Anderson
Peggy Dow
J. Edward Bromberg
Phyllis Coates

[05] Story Theater: THE SUBSTITUTE
02Dec1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
Robert Alda
Suzanne Dalbert

[06] Story Theater: THE INVISIBLE WOMAN
09Dec1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
adapted from the Robert Louis Stevenson story
starring
Reginald Denny
Maria Palmer
Synopsis:
After killing his wife in mistaken jealousy, an English nobleman suffers from a painful psychic disturbance. [RF]

[07] Story Theater: A CAPTURE
16Dec1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
Sterling Holloway
Jeanne Cagney
Houseley Stevenson Jr.
Richard Travis
Synopsis:
A young farm girl single-handedly captures two Confederate soliders during the Civil War. [RF]

[08] Story Theater: THE REAL THING
23Dec1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
John Archer
Marjorie Lord
Selena Royle
Dan Seymour
Synopsis:
A penniless husband and wife try to obtain jobs as models-models of "the real thing". [RF]

[09] Story Theater: THE TREASURE OF FRANCHARD
30Dec1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
adapted from the Robert Louis Stevenson story
starring
Alan Reed
Synopsis:
A philosophical physician adopts a homeless waif. [RF]

[10] Story Theater: THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BIRD
06Jan1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
Alan Napier
Evelyn Ankers
Melville Cooper
Synopsis:
Sherlock Holmes investigates the murder of a young girl on the eve of her marriage. [RF]

[11] Story Theater: THE TENOR
13Jan1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
Julie Adams
Carol Brannon
Hugo Haas
Lee Patrick

[12] Story Theater: THE MANCHESTER MARRIAGE
20Jan1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
adapted from the Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson Gaskell story
starring
Jan Clayton
Richard Travis

[13] Story Theater: THE LADY OR THE TIGER
27Jan1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
Leif Erickson
William Frawley
Peggy Knudsen
Eve Miller

[14] Story Theater: A CONFESSION ON NEW YEAR'S EVE
03Feb1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
adapted from the Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann story
starring
John Archer
Stanley Waxman

[15] Story Theater: THE MYSTERIOUS PICTURE
10Feb1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
Marc Daniels
Hugo Haas
Mark Stevens

[16] Story Theater: AN OLD, OLD STORY
17Feb1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
adapted from the H.C. Bunner story
starring
Eric Blore
Selena Royle

[17] Story Theater: THE MARQUISE
24Feb1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
adapted from the George Sand
story by Armandine Aurore Lucile Dupin
starring
Leif Erickson
Elizabeth Fraser
Synopsis:
Highborn lady falls in love with a famous actor.

[18] Story Theater: THE MILLION POUND BANK NOTE
02Mar1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
Ross Ford
Paula Raymond
Two brothers make a bet which changes the fortunes of a young American stranger. [RF]

[19] Story Theater: BIRTHDAY OF THE INFANTS
09Mar1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
Gloria Holden
Gene Reynolds
Frank Wilcox

[20] Story Theater: WHY THOMAS WAS DISCHARGED?
16Mar1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
adapted from the George Arnold story
starring
Marc Daniels
Marcia Mae Jones
Tom Stevenson
Gil Stratton

[21] Story Theater: THE BISHOP'S EXPERIMENT
24Mar1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
written by Victor Hugo
starring
Ludwig Donath
Leif Erickson
Synopsis:
A bishop keeps his residence unlocked to show hi complete trust in humanity. [RF]

[22] Story Theater: THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG
31Mar1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
written by Mark Twain
starring
Kirby Grant
Kristine Miller
Synopsis:
A gambling man is tricked by a city slicker.

[23] Story Theater: COLONEL STARBOTTLE FOR THE PLAINTIFF
07Apr1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
Written by Bret Harte
starring
Robert Warwick
Synopsis:
A victory turns to ashes in the mouth of the victor. [RF]

[24] Story Theater: AN ONLY SON
14Apr1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
Richard Crane

[25] Story Theater: CRICKET ON THE HEARTH
21Apr1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
Heather Wilde

[26] Story Theater: A LODGING FOR THE NIGHT
28Apr1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
starring
Eva Gabor
Stanley Waxman

Last episode of the program. Replaced with Bill Gwinn.


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