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Strange Stories

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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STRANGE STORIES

Production Company not known

for

First Run Syndication

 

US Supernatural Anthology series  1956  ? episodes x 30 min

 

Hosted by Edward Arnold

 

Premise:

Tales of the supernatural.

 

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1.xx Strange Stories: PALS TO THE END

02Apr56
Hosted by Edward Arnold

starring

Brian Keith ......... Joe Kelly

Robert Armstrong .... Gus Brennar

Norman Keats ........ Muller

Evelyn Scott ........ Nellie

Synopsis:

Two men seek a rich mine in the western desert country.

 The prospect of wealth affects each. [RF]

 

1.xx Strange Stories: THIS MAN FOR HIRE

09Apr56 (Ind. WOR-TV New York City Mon 9pm)
Hosted by Edward Arnold

starring

Jack Kelly

Synopsis:

George Brophy is in possession of a bundle of damaging

letters which would ruin Christy Stone. [RF]

 

1.xx Strange Stories: THE BEWILDERED BRIDE
10Apr56
Hosted by Edward Arnold

 

1.xx Strange Stories: DEATH HAS A SYSTEM
11Apr56
Hosted by Edward Arnold
starring
Kim Spaulding
Ian MacDonald
Synopsis:
A man becomes involved in robbery and murder

when he attempts to repay a gambling debt. [RF]

1.xx Strange Stories: DEATH MAKES A PASS
12Apr56
Hosted by Edward Arnold
starring
Lloyd Corrigan
Jay Novello
Synopsis:
On a business trip to a distant city, a man discovers a business

partner who appears to be gambling with company funds. [RF]

1.xx Strange Stories: SUCH A NICE LITTLE GIRL
13Apr56
Hosted by Edward Arnold
starring
Vera Miles
Robert Armstrong
Marguerite Chapman
Synopsis:
A woman lawyer tries to help a young girl who innocently

 becomes involved in murder. [RF]

 

1.xx Strange Stories: THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN
22Oct56
Hosted by Edward Arnold
Synopsis:
The members of the Himalayan Mountaineering Club are

being threatened by a man disguised as the weird creature

reported to have been seen on Mount Everest. [RF]

1.xx Strange Stories: CHOICE OF WEAPONS
23Oct56
Hosted by Edward Arnold
Synopsis:
A man finds himself falling in love with an attractive and

mysterious American woman in a little Mexican town. [RF]

1.xx Strange Stories: HANDS
24Oct56
Hosted by Edward Arnold
starring
George Macready
Synopsis:
Because an elderly Austrian couple his wife has hired while

he was away on a trip works for a modest salary and has no references,

a man becomes suspicious. [RF]

*Note: Aired originally on Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson 12Jan54.

1.xx Strange Stories: CON GAME
25Oct56
Hosted by Edward Arnold
starring
Edward Norris
Edgar Buchanan
Lois Collier
Alan Foster
Synopsis:
Phil Grand is a big-time operator who is only interested in

the biggest swindles and is willing to spend a great deal of time,

effort and even money to accomplish these ends. [RF]

*Note: Aired originally on Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson in 1954.

1.xx Strange Stories: THE HOUSE
26Oct56
Hosted by Edward Arnold
starring
Buddy Ebsen
Mabel Paige
Synopsis:
An elderly widow tries to pass her outmoded dreams of controlling

the entire valley on to her indifferent son. [RF]

 

1.xx Strange Stories: BED AND BOARD
29Oct56
Hosted by Edward Arnold
starring
Charles Coburn
Spring Byington
Cleo Moore
Mike Conrad
Bill Idelson
Synopsis:
A husband makes good his promise to buy his wife a mansion.

The catch is, he can only do so by taking in six boarders. [RF]

 

1.xx Strange Stories: A LETTER FROM HOME
(14Jan1958)
starring
Cesar Romero
Kristine Miller
Synopsis 1:
An infantry captain in Korea anxiously waits for a letter from a woman

he believes has married him only for his money. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A Captain in Korea receives letter reaffirming his wife's love-too late. [JB]
(Syndicated rerun under "Variety Theatre" title, Sun 18Nov 62, 11 a.m.
KSTP-5 Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN)

(Possibly aired originally on NBC Playhouse in 1948)
 

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