CTVA US Anthology - "Westinghouse Studio One" (CBS) Season 1 (1948-49)

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 Season 1 (CBS) (1948-49)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


########## Westinghouse Studio One ###########
############## season 1 1948-49 ##############
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CBS Sundays 7:30-8:30pm Eastern
Alternating with
Ford Theatre


1.01[--] Studio One: THE STORM

07-Nov-1948

Producer Worthington Miner

Written by & Directed by Worthington Miner

Based on a story by McNight Malmar

starring

Dean Jagger .......... Ben Willsom
Margaret Sullavan .... Janet Willsom
John Forsythe

Ross Martin
Synopsis:
A woman finds a dead body in her basement. [RF]

 

1.02 [--] Studio One: LET ME DO THE TALKING

26-Nov-1948  Friday

Producer Worthington Miner

Written & Directed by Worthington Miner

Based on a story by by Richard Mealand

Set designer Richard Rychtarik

starring

John Conte

 

1.03 [--] Studio One: THE MEDIUM

12-Dec-1948

Producer Worthington Miner

Written by Worthington Miner

Story by Gian Carlo Menotti
Directed by Paul Nickell
starring
Marie Powers ........ Baba/Madame Flora
Beverly Dame ........ Mrs. Gobineau
Donald Morgan ....... Mr. Gobineau
Anna Maria Alberghetti .... Monica
Belva Kibler ........ Mrs. Nolan
Leo Coleman ......... Toby
Synopsis:
Madame Flora makes a living throwing bogus seances and

 bilking grieving clients. During one seance she panics when

 she feels hands around her neck. [RF]
 

1.04 [--] Studio One: NOT SO LONG AGO

26-Dec-1948

Producer Worthington Miner

Written & Directed by Worthington Miner

Based on a story by Joseph Liss

starring

Katharine Bard

Jerome Thor

Karl Weber

 

1.05 [--] Studio One: THE OUTWARD ROOM

09-Jan-1949 (restaged 26Sep49)

Producer Worthington Miner

Adapted by Joseph Liss

Based on a story by Millen Brand

starring

Charlton Heston

Bramwell Fletcher

Ruth Ford

John Forsythe

Synopsis:
A mentally disturbed woman begins a normal life.

 

1.06 [--] Studio One: BLIND ALLEY

30-Jan-1949

Producer Worthington Miner

Adapted by Worthington Miner

Story by James Warwick

Directed by Paul Nickell

starring

Bramwell Fletcher

Jerome Thor

Synopsis:

A psychopathic killer escapes from prison and comes

under the care of a noted psychiatrist. [RF]

 

1.07 [--] Studio One: HOLIDAY

20-Feb-1949

Producer Worthington Miner

Written & Directed by Worthington Miner

Story by Philip Barry

starring

Valerie Bettis ........ Julia

Synopsis:

The happy-go-lucky Johnny Case, a self-made man with a dream

in his heart of making just enough money to retire on and then traveling

around the world. Johnny proposes to the lovely Julia in Lake Placid,

 but it isn't until he comes to pay her a visit in New York

that he discovers she's the daughter of a wealthy industrialist. [RF]

 

1.08 [--] Studio One: JULIUS CAESAR

06-Mar-1949

Producer Worthington Miner

Adapted by Worthington Miner

Play by William Shakespeare

Directed by Paul Nickell

starring

William Post Jr. ....... Julius Caesar

Philip Bourneuf ....... Marc Antony

Ruth Ford ....... Calpurnia

Robert Keith ....... Brutus

Joseph Silver ....... Decius

Vaughn Taylor ....... Casca

Synopsis:
A modern dress adaptation of the classic play about Roman politics.
*Note:

Due to budget problems the play was performed in modern dress,

but in the 1955 for the third restaging it was done in traditional period costumes.

 

1.09 [--] Studio One: BERKELEY SQUARE

20-Mar-1949 Sunday

Producer Worthington Miner

Written & Directed by Worthington Miner

Based on a story by Henry James

starring

Leueen MacGrath ..... Helen Pettigrew
William Prince ...... Peter Standish
Leslie Woods ....... Tom Pettigrew
Synopsis:
An American meets his British relatives.
 

1.10 [--] Studio One: REDEMPTION

30-Apr-1949 Sat   (should this be 3Apr49 CBS Sun)

Producer Worthington Miner

Adapted by Sylvia Berger
Based on by Leo Tostoy's "The Living Corpse"

Directed by Paul Nickell
starring
Richard Hart ........ Fedya
Joan Wetmore ........ Lisa
Synopsis:
Fedya wins the lovely Lisa away from her fiance Victor Karenin.

But after they are wed he becomes enamored of a beautiful Gypsy girl. [RF]
 

1.11 [--] Studio One: MOMENT OF TRUTH

17-Apr-1949 Sunday

Producer Worthington Miner

Adapted by Joseph Liss

Based on a story by Storm Jamison

starring

Leo G. Carroll

Synopsis:
A study of the relationships among members of a group of

refugees vying for the five seats available to fly them from a Britain

conquered by the Russians. One of them turns out to be a Communist spy,

 but he is set free as a gesture toward maintaining civilized ideals.

The atomic war which devastated Europe is  mentioned only in passing.
 

1.12 [--] Studio One: JULIUS CAESAR

04-May-1949 (restaged) Wed

Producer Worthington Miner

Based on the play by William Shakespeare

Directed by Paul Nickell

starring

Richard Hart ....... Marc Antony

Robert Keith ....... Brutus

William Post Jr. ....... Julius Caesar

Charlton Heston ..... in a minor role

*Note: Second modern dress restaging.

 

1.13 [--] Studio One: THE GLASS KEY

11-May-1949 Wed

Producer Worthington Miner

Adapted by Worthington Miner

Based on a story by Dashiell Hammett

starring

Don Briggs

Jean Carson

Lawrence Fletcher

Synopsis:

When his boss, a corrupt politician, is accused of murder,

 a man hunts the real killer, avoiding amorous advances from

 his boss' fiancee and attacks from gangsters along the way. [RF]

 

1.14 [--] Studio One: SHADOW AND SUBSTANCE

18-May-1949 Wed

Producer Worthington Miner

Adapted by Worthington Miner

Story by Paul Vincent Carroll

Directed by Paul Nickell

starring

Leo G. Carroll

Margaret Phillips

Synopsis:

A true, steadfast, innocent, and unselfish believer, a young girl,

 brings the contentious others, through the uncorrupted purity and simplicity

of her own faith, back to first principles. [RF]

 

1.15 [--] Studio One: FLOWERS FROM A STRANGER

25-May-1949 Wed

Producer Worthington Miner

Adapted by Worthington Miner

Story by Dorothee Carousso

Directed by George Zachary

starring

Yul Brynner ......... Dr. Nestri
Felicia Montealegre .. Lorna
Robert Duke ......... Kim

John Conte

Lois Nettleton

Synopsis:

A psychiatrist's wife battles her own deteriorating emotional state when she

receives a box of flowers from a stranger. [RF]

 

1.16 [--] Studio One: THE DYBBUK

01-Jun-1949 Wed

Producer Worthington Miner

Adapted by Joseph Liss

Story by Sholom Ansky

Directed by Paul Nickell

starring

Mary Sinclair

James Lamphier

Arnold Moss

Synopsis:

A haunting tale about ill-fated love, possession, and exorcism in a small

Jewish town in Eastern Europe. [RF]

 

1.17 [--] Studio One: BOY MEETS GIRL

08-Jun-1949 Wed

Producer Worthington Miner

Adapted by by Walter Hart
Based on the play by Bella Spewack & Samuel Spewack
Directed by George Zachary

starring

Edward Andrews ...... C. Elliot Friday
Hume Cronyn ......... Ben Hecht
Michael Harvey ...... Charlie McArthur
Francis Compton ..... Larry Toms
?...... Susie
Synopsis:
A pair of screenwriters are ordered to concoct a comeback screenplay

 for a cowboy star whose star is on the wane.
 

1.18 [--] Studio One: SMOKE

15-Jun-1949 Wed

(aka Turgenev's Smoke)

Producer Worthington Miner

Adapted by Worthington Miner & Edward Mabley

Based on the story by Ivan Turgenev

Directed by Paul Nickell

starring

Charlton Heston

Josephine Brown

Mary Sinclair

Guy Spaull

Leueen MacGrath

Ferdi Hoffman

Synopsis:
Smoke, is the story of a European community and the

changes reflected both in Russian politics and in the lives of two individuals.

 

1.19 [--] Studio One: JUNE MOON

22-Jun-1949 Wed

Producer Worthington Miner

Adapted by Gerald Goode

Based on a story by Ring Lardner & George S. Kaufman

Directed by Walter Hart

starring

Eva Marie Saint

Jack Lemmon

Jean Carson

Glenda Farrell

Synopsis:

The story concerns a naive Schenectady shipping clerk named Fred who

comes to Manhattan with dreams of becoming a lyricist, and how he befriends

a one-hit wonder composer and meets the girl of his dreams. [RF]

 

1.20 [--] Studio One: THE SHADOWY THIRD

29-Jun-1949 Wed

Producer Worthington Miner

Adapted by Worthington Miner

Based on a story by Ellen Glasgow

Directed by Paul Nickell

starring

Helmut Dantine ...... Dr. Roland Maradick
Frances Fuller ...... Mrs. Maradick
Margaret Phillips ... Margaret Randolph
Sandra Ann Wigginton ...... Miss Hemphill
Synopsis:
A doctor's  female patient is obsessed to the point where it's deadly.

########## Westinghouse Studio One ###########
############## end of season 1 ###############
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