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SUSPICION

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Shamley Productions

Filmed at Revue Studios in Hollywood

in association with MCA-TV Exclusive Distributors

NBC (Mondays 10:00pm EST)

Executive Producer Alfred Hitchcock

Associate Producer, Joan Harrison (verified on #24)

(Hitchcock had little involvement in this series other than as Exec Producer)

US Suspense Anthology series    1957-58    40 episodes x 60 min bw

    (30Sep57-21Jul58)

 Summer 1959 reruns on NBC

 

Hosts:  Dennis O'Keefe (1957) (eps. 1-2)   Walter Abel (1959)(reruns) 

Premise:

The show consisted of 41 episodes hour-long, half were live and half were  on film.

The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify

the audience and dealt with their fears and suspicions.

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     NBC Mondays 10:0 pm Eastern

 

1.01 Suspicion: FOUR O'CLOCK (filmed) (premiere episode)

       Revue/Shamley Productions prod. no. TP 551A

      30Sep57 NBC Mon (2Aug57 copyright date)

Playlist - Alfred Hitchcock - Suspicion: EP Four O'Clock - (6pt)   - "hwy61media"

      Producer Alfred Hitchcock

Associate producer, Joan Harrison 

Teleplay by Francis Cockrell.

Based on a story by Cornell Woolrich

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock 

Director of photography John L. Russell

Editor, Edward W. Williams

Art Directors John J. Lloyd & Martin Obzina
Music by Melvyn Lenard, Bob Russell and Dave Cahn
Hosted by Dennis O'Keefe 

     Guest Cast:

     Nancy Kelly ......... Fran Steppe

     E.G. Marshall ............. Paul Steppe

     Richard Long .............. Dave

     Tom Pittman ............. Joe

     Dean Stanton ............ Bill

     Charles Seel ........... Male Customer

     Vernon Rich .......... Doctor

     David Armstrong ....... Policeman

     Juney Ellis ........... Mother

     Jesslyn Fax ...... Wife

     Brian Corcoran .......... Boy

     Chuck Webster ......... Boy

    Synopsis: 

    "Dennis O'Keefe is host of this new hour-long series of suspense dramas.

     The stories are by well-known writers and well-known TV and movie

     personalities appear in the leading roles.

    Paul Steppe, a successful watchmaker, begins to suspect that his wife

    Fran is seeing another man. Consumed with jealousy, Steppe decides to

    murder her. His plan, he feels is ingenious. Painstakingly Steppe

    applies all of his watchmaking skills to the construction of a time

    bomb. He plans to slip into his house in the afternoon without his

    wife's knowledge, leave the bomb and then return to his jewelry store

     unnoticed and unsuspected"--TV guide. [UCLA/RF]

  Contents:  Commercials: Tide detergent -- Lilt home permanent -- Zest soap.

 

Ep 1.02 Suspicion: MURDER ME GENTLY (possibly live)

 (no copyright details)

07Oct1957 NBC Mon

Directed by Don Medford

starring

Jessica Tandy

Kurt Kasznar

 

Ep 1.03 Suspicion: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CURTAIN (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 503A

14Oct1957 NBC Mon (Network rerun 11Aug58)

Produced by William Frye
Screenplay by James P. Cavanaugh

From the mystery novel by Helen McCloy

Directed by James Neilson

Director of photography Ray Rennahan
Editor Michael R. McAdam
Art Director Frank Arrigo
Music Supervisor Stanley Wilson
Hosted by Dennis O'Keefe

starring

Donna Reed ......... Letty Jason

Herbert Anderson ........ Dr. Edwards

Harold Stone ........ Crane

Jeff Richards ........... Ralph Jason

Ainslie Pryor ......... John Gault

Simon Scott ......... District Attorney

David Hoffman ....... Mather
Ruth Lee ............ Hannah

Barbara Townsend
Kay Stewart
Juney Ellis
Lewis Martin
Anthony Jochim
Jack Albertson
Kevin Hagen
Nora Marlowe
Clark Howat

Synopsis:

Letty Jason is troubled by a recurring dream about a dark hallway and a

curtain at the end of it. Finally she seeks counsel from a psychiatrist.

Together she and the doctor try to discover what lies beyond the curtain.

But in so doing, they arouse suspicions as to the mysterious death of her

husband's first wife. [RF]

 

Ep 1.04 Suspicion: HAND IN GLOVE (possibly live)

    (no copyright details)

21Oct1957 NBC Mon

Directed by Jack Smight

starring

Burgess  Meredith

 

Ep 1.05 Suspicion: THE STORY OF MARJORIE REARDON (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 507A

28Oct1957 NBC Mon

Produced by Richard Lewis

Screenplay by John Kneubuhl

Based on a story by Susan Seavy
Directed by John Brahm

Director of photography Ray Rennahan
Editor Danny Landres

starring

Margaret O'Brien ....... Marjorie Reardon

Rod Taylor ......... Jim

Henry Silva ......... Dick

Sara Haden ...... Mrs. Reardon

Ruta Lee ............ Betty
Michael Landon ...... Howard
Don Durant .......... Billy

Anne Loos
Elmore Vincent
Danny Richards Jr.

Synopsis:

A young woman who's attacked by a psychopath, leaving her in shame and with

a fear of men -- until sweet, strong, understanding man comes along. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
In 1910, a girl has a harrowing reunion with the man who criminally assaulted her.

 

Ep 1.06 Suspicion: DIARY FOR DEATH (possibly live)

     (no copyright details)

04Nov1957 NBC Mon

Produced by Alfred Hitchcock

Directed by Perry Lafferty

starring

MacDonald Carey ....... Jeremiah Taylor

 

Ep 1.07 Suspicion: HEARTBEAT (film)

    Revue/Shamley Productions (no copyright details)

11Nov1957 NBC Mon

Produced by Alfred Hitchcock
Script by Ernest Kinoy
Based on a story by Terence John
Directed by Robert Stevens
Director of photography Don Malkames
Editor Edward W. Williams
Production consultant Robert Altman

starring

David Wayne ....... James Mennick

Pat Hingle ........ Dr. Kalman

Barbara Turner .... Emily

Barbara Barrie .... Ethel

Warren Beatty

Raymond Bramley

Frank Campanella

John McQuade

Robert Dryden

Sidney Armus

Eric Fleming

Joseph Helgesen

Kenneth Konopka

Joseph Sullivan

Gene Sultan

Mary Boyd Thurston

Ward Costello

Synopsis 1:
When a heart patient is misdiagnosed, he believes that he is

cured of his heart problems. He decides to have a day full of excitement,

not knowing that even the slightest shock could kill him.
Synopsis 2:
The medical record of a man with serious heart trouble is switched by mistake

with the record of a healthy man. The doctor discharges the cardiac case,

thinking he is cured, and the man dangerously indulges in

strenuous activities he has had to forego. [RF]

 

Ep 1.08 Suspicion: THE SPARKLE OF DIAMONDS (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

18Nov1957 NBC Mon

Produced by Alfred Hitchcock

Written by James Parish

Directed by Jack Smight

starring

Margaret Leighton ...... Miss Perry
Ralph Bellamy .......... Detective Thorpe
Synopsis:
A blind woman is accused of murder. The sightless Miss Perry protests

 her guilt to Detective Thorpe, telling him of a stranger she encountered

 on the narrow stairway on the night of the murder. She briefly touched

 the man's face with her fingertips, and Thorpe attempts to find

the real murderer by applying Miss Perry's description. [RF]


Ep 1.09 Suspicion: THE FLIGHT (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 552

25Nov1957 NBC Mon  (Summer Rerun 05Jul59 airdate)

Produced by Alfred Hitchcock

Teleplay by Gene L. Coon ('Star Trek')  & Halsted Welles

Directed by James Neilson

Director of photography Ernest Haller
Editor Lee Huntington

starring

Audie Murphy ....... Steve Murray
Jack Warden ........ Haight
Susan Kohner ....... Gina
Everett Sloane ..... Del Sequiras
Henry Brandon ....... Colonel Palidano

Vladimir Sokoloff
Joseph Perry
Harold Goodwin
Freddie Roberto
Suzanne Ridgeway
Albert Carrier
Louis Zito
Alan Lee

Synopsis:

An ex-navy flyer who is hired to transport a mysterious passenger. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
Hired to fly a cargo to Bermuda, pilot Steve Murray finds that the cargo's human and the destination has been changed.

Ep 1.10 Suspicion: RAINY DAY (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 556A

02Dec1957 NBC Mon

Produced by Alfred Hitchcock

Script by Michael Pertwee

Based on a story by W. Somerset Maugham

Directed by James Neilson

Director of photography Ellsworth J. Fredricks
Editor Edward W. Williams

starring

Robert Flemyng ..... Crossley
George Cole ........ Willis
John Williams ...... Selby
Tom Conway ......... Featherstone
Martin Wilkins ..... Samba
A.E. Gould-Porter .. Marty

George Pelling
Ted Stanhope
Dick Winslow
Walter Kingsford
Barry Harvey
Larry Conroy

Synopsis:

Two men in an isolated African outpost begin to squabble after one of the

men reads a letter addressed to the other and refuses to reveal its content. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
The relationship of two Englishmen at a West African outpost reaches a breaking point over the contents of a letter.
 

Ep 1.11 Suspicion: THE DEADLY GAME (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

09Dec1957 NBC Mon

Produced by Alfred Hitchcock

Script by James Yaffe

from a story by Friedrich Duerren-matt

Directed by Don Medford

starring

Gary Merrill

Boris Karloff ............. Judge Winthrop Gelsey
Joseph Wiseman
Harry Townes

Synopsis:
A sales executive stumbles out of a New England blizzard to

 find shelter in an old-fashioned mansion where four retired men

in dinner jackets almost seemed to be waiting for him. They plied him

with food and brandy, and he amiably agreed after dinner to join them in

the parlor game that enabled them to practice once more their former

professions as judge, prosecutor and defense attorney. [RF]

 

Ep 1.12 Suspicion: DOOMSDAY (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 508A

16Dec1957 NBC Mon

Produced by Alfred Hitchcock

Script by Sy Bartlett

Directed by Bernard Girard

Director of photography Bud Thackery
Editor Bill Mosher

starring
Dan Duryea ............. McDillard
Robert Middleton ....... Banton
Edward Binns ...... Slavins
Bing Russell ........ Mechanic
Ken Hooker ....... Cab Driver
Charles Bronson  ..... Cal

Mike Ragan .......... Angy
Paul Birch .......... Big George
William Phipps ...... Vavick
Robert Whitney
Lomax Study
Martin Balk
Howard Wendell
Naomi Perry
Gregg Barton
George Byrnes
Ray Gordon
George Dockstader

Synopsis 1:
McDillard, hardened criminal, has eluded the police for years with his clever disguises.
Synopsis 2:
McDillard has eluded police for years with his clever disguises and carefully

planned robberies. Now he is setting up a $300,000 payroll theft, taking on two partners,

who are the only men who know his true identity. [RF]

 

Ep 1.13 Suspicion: THE DARK STAIRWAY (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

23Dec1957 NBC Mon

Produced by Alfred Hitchcock

Directed by Don Medford

starring

Phyllis Thaxter


Ep 1.14 Suspicion: SOMEONE IS AFTER ME (filmed)

   (no copyright details)

06Jan1958 NBC Mon

Written by Robert Soderberg

Directed by David Greene

Director of photography John L. Russell A.S.C.
Music Dave Kahn
starring
Patricia Neal ....... Paula Elgin
Lee Bowman .......... Guy Elgin
Edward Andrews ...... Carl
Joanne Linville ..... Lois
Mary James .......... Miss Fenwick
Cec Linder .......... Lieutenant Green
Synopsis:
A paranoid woman frightened since she witnessed a violent crime fears for her life.
 

Ep 1.15 Suspicion: LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 555A

13Jan1958 NBC Mon

Producer Alfred Hitchcock
Script by Francis Cockrell
Based on a story by Oscar Wilde
Directed by Robert Stevens
Director of photography Lionel Lindon
Editor Edward W. Williams
Art Director John J. Lloyd
Costume Supervisor Vincent Dee

starring

Ronald Howard ....... Lord Arthur Savile
Gladys Cooper ....... Lady Windemere
Rosemary Harris ..... Sybil Merton
Sebastian Cabot ..... Mr. Podgers
Lily Kemble-Cooper .. Duchess of Paisley
Tita Purdom ......... Lady Flora
Kendrick Huxham ..... Sir Thomas
Hilda Plowright ..... Lady Marvel
Doris Lloyd ......... Lady Clementina
Alex Davion ......... Count Rouvaloff
Frederic Worlock .... Chemist
Fred Essler ......... Herr Vinkelkopf
Mary Forbes ......... Mrs. Merton
Melville Cooper ..... Mr. Merton

George Pelling
Cyril Delevanti
Sally Newton
Molly Roden
Selmer Jackson

Synopsis:

A fortune teller informs Lord Arthur Savile that he is about to commit a

murder. Lord Arthur decides to postpone his marriage so that he can confront

his fate without troubling his wife-to-be. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
Lord Arthur Savile is told by a palmist that he is destined to commit a murder.

 He postpones his wedding and begins devising a plan to fulfill the prophecy. [RF]

 

Ep 1.16 Suspicion: END IN VIOLENCE (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

20Jan1958 NBC Mon

Written by Harold Gast

Directed by Paul Bogart

starring

John Ireland

 

Ep 1.17 Suspicion: COMFORT FOR THE GRAVE (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 504A

27Jan1958 NBC Mon

Producer Jules Bricken
Script by Halsey Melone & Virginia E. Spies
Based on a story by Richard Deming
Directed by Jules Bricken
Director of photography Lionel Lindon
Editor Edward Haire
Art Director George Patrick

starring

Paul Douglas ....... Vince Polito
Jan Sterling .......... Georgiana
Anthony Caruso ........ Renzo
Herbert Rudley .......... Schreiber
Lyle Talbot .......... Sid Cummings
Herschel Bernardi ........ Father Salvadore
James Gavin
Lisa Pons
Frank Allocca
Tommy Moore
Robert J. Stevenson
William O'Neal

Synopsis:
When his gangster-brother is killed, Vince Polito joins forces with his brother's

attractive widow to find out who the killer was. But the "grieving" widow begins

to practice her charms on him, and Vince grows suspicious. [RF]

 

Ep 1.18 Suspicion: MEETING IN PARIS (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 557A

10Feb1958 NBC Mon

Producer Alfred Hitchcock

Script by Stirling Silliphant & Elliot West

Based on a story by Elliott West

Directed by James Neilson

Director of photography Reggie Lanning
Editor Edward Williams
Art Director John J. Lloyd

starring

Rory Calhoun ....... Peter Lockwood

Jane Greer .......... Clare
Walter Abel ......... Denbrow
Maurice Marsac ...... La Fange
Roger Til ........... Jacques

John Zaremba
Robert Moechel
Duane Cress
Jennifer Howard
Gordon Wynn
Marcel De La Brosse
Edward Coch
Peg LaCentra
Jacques Gallo

Synopsis:

Peter Lockwood gets tied up in a case of European espionage when his ex-wife

and her new husband ask him for help in dealing with a gang of black

marketeers. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
In Paris, businessman Peter Lockwood agrees to protect his ex-wife's enigmatic husband from racketeers.
 

Ep 1.19 Suspicion: A TOUCH OF EVIL (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 505A

17Feb1958 NBC Mon (rerun 16Aug59)

Producer Frank P. Rosenberg
Screenplay by Halsted Welles

Directed by John Brahm

Director of photography Ray Rennahan
Editor Bill Mosher
Art Director John Meehan
Sound Dick Tyler

starring

Harry Guardino .... Larry
Audrey Totter ..... Mrs. Marie Merrill
John Carradine .... Raphael
Bethel Leslie ..... Marguerite
Jacqueline Mayo ... Yvonne
Luis Van Rooten ... Rossi

Iphigenie Castiglioni
David Armstrong
Jim Johnson
Gene Roth
Al Freeman Jr.

Synopsis:
Larry is married to a sickly woman, and enlists the aid of a former

 flame and her brother in a scheme to do away with his wife. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
Murder seems to be the only solution for a young man torn between an ailing wife and a sexy waitress.
 

Ep 1.20 Suspicion: IF I DIE BEFORE I LIVE (filmed)

     (no copyright details)

24Feb1958 NBC Mon

Written by James P. Davis
Directed by Frank P. Rosenberg
starring
Edith Adams ....... Gloria Chrystie
James Gregory ..... Morton Noble
James Congdon ..... Jim
Joseph Sweeney .... Bellboy
Synopsis:
A trusted bank manager absconds with a large sum of money and hides out in

 a hotel in New York City. He intends to transfer some of the money to his younger

brother but the strain of waiting brings on a heart attack. Unable to reach his medicine,

 the man is in danger of dying when he is saved by his neighbor,

a girl who is out of work and hungry. [RF]

 

Ep 1.21 Suspicion: THE HOLLOW MAN (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

03Mar1958 NBC Mon

Written by George Lefferts

Directed by Elliot Silverstein

starring

Dane Clark

Ross Martin

 

Ep 1.22 Suspicion: A WORLD FULL OF STRANGERS (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

10Mar1958 NBC Mon

Adapted by James Yaffe

Based on a story by William Wise

Directed by Don Medford

starring

Janice Rule

 

Ep 1.23 Suspicion: THE EYE OF TRUTH (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 559A

17Mar1958 NBC Mon

Produced by Alfred Hitchcock

Teleplay by Eric Ambler

Directed by Robert Stevens

Director of photography Ellsworth J. Fredricks
Editor Edward W. Williams
Art Director John J. Lloyd
Sound Earl Crain Sr.

starring

Joseph Cotton ..... Gregg Carey
George Peppard .... Lee
Leora Dana ........ Sue Carey
Philip Van Zandt .. Holby
Louise Larabee .... Mrs. Holby

Edmon Ryan .......... Lubin
Thayer David ........ Turko

Ken Clark
Byron Foulger
Sondra Rogers
Mike Ragan
Dorothea Lord
Herbert Lytton
Elvira Corona
Fred Robbins
Carol Stone

Synopsis 1:

Gregg Carey is a successful lawyer whose son is involved

in a fatal hit-and-run accident. In order to get his son off,

however, Carey must risk his career and reputation

in a dangerous blackmail scheme. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
A lawyer buys documents absolving his son of responsibility in a hit-and-run accident.

Later the lawyer picks up a hitchhiker who knocks him unconscious and steals

 his belongings, including the documents. The lawyer is afraid to report the theft to the

police because discovery of the documents could mean his disbarment. [RF]

 

Ep 1.24 Suspicion: VOICE IN THE NIGHT (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 553A

24Mar1958 NBC Mon

Producer Alfred Hitchcock

Teleplay by Stirling Silliphant

Based on a Story by William Hope Hodgson

Directed by Arthur Hiller

Director of Photography, John F. Warren, A.S.C.

Editor Marston Fay
Art Director John J. Lloyd
Sound Stephen J. Bass

starring

James Donald ........ Thomason
Barbara Rush ........ Eleanor
Patrick Macnee ...... Biersdorf
James Coburn ........ Carson

Synopsis:

The survivors of a shipwreck escape to an island where a strange fungus

grows on everything and begins to grow on everyone. [RF]

*Note: This episode is based on the short story "The Voice in the Night"

by William Hope Hodgson. This story was first published in Bluebook

(November, 1907).

 

Ep 1.25 Suspicion: DIAGNOSIS: DEATH (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

31Mar1958 NBC Mon

Directed by Don Medford

starring

Larry Parks
Nancy Wickwire
Anne Meacham
Synopsis:
A young woman believes that she has caused her wealthy

mother's death by giving her an overdose of pills. The doctor

who has attended the patient agrees to sign a death certificate

stating that death was from natural causes, if the young woman

will marry him. [RF]

 

Ep 1.26 Suspicion: THE BULL SKINNER (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 558A

07Apr1958 NBC Mon

Producer Alfred Hitchcock
Script by Ernest Kinoy

Directed by Lewis Milestone

Director of photography Ellsworth J. Fredricks
Editor Edward W. Williams

starring

Rod Steiger ....... Frank Marre

John Beal ............ Foreman
Harold J. Stone ...... Sam
Sallie Brophy ........ Doris
Ike Jones ............ Charlie
Perry Lopez .......... Dominic
Mike Ragan ........... Kiley

Synopsis:

Frank Marre is an ambitious tractor driver who becomes angry

when he passed over for a promotion. A deeply bitter

Frank decides to take out his anger on

the man that beat him out for the job. [RF]

 

Ep 1.27 Suspicion: THE GIRL UPSTAIRS (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

14Apr1958 NBC Mon

Written by Patrick Hamilton

Directed by Don Medford

starring

Denholm Elliott

 

Ep 1.28 Suspicion: FRACTION OF A SECOND (filmed)

 Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 501A

21Apr1958 NBC Mon  (rerun 26Jul59)

Producer William Frye
Script by Kathleen Hite

Based on a story by Daphne DuMaurier

Directed by John Brahm

Director of photography Ernest Haller
Editor Michael R. McAdam
Art Director George Patrick
Sound Earl Crain Jr.

starring
Bette Davis ....... Mrs. Ellis
Tita Purdom ....... Susan (as an Adult)
Wendy Winkelman ....... Susan (as a child)
Barry Atwater ....... Police Lieutenant

Marian Seldes ........ Matron
Judson Pratt ......... Sergeant
Whit Bissell ......... Bolton
Linda Watkins ........ Mrs. Bolton
Marjorie Bennett ..... Billie
Dorothy Adams ........ Grace
J. Pat O'Malley
Ben Wright
Jo Gilbert
Paul Newlan
Mike Ragan
Gina Gillespie
Maury Hill
Alan Reynolds

Synopsis:
After a happy holiday weekend with her daughter Susan, Mrs. Ellis accompanies

Susan to the bus that will take her back to school. When she returns to her home,

Mrs. Ellis finds everything in the house mysteriously changed. She is confronted by

three strangers who claim that the house belongs to them and Mrs. Ellis is an intruder. [RF]
 

Ep 1.29 Suspicion: THE WAY UP TO HEAVEN (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 560A

12May58 copyright date

28Apr1958 NBC Mon

Producer Alfred Hitchcock
Script by Marion Cockrell

Based on a story by Roald Dahl

Directed by Herschel Daugherty

Director of photography Ellsworth J. Fredricks
Editor Daniel A. Nathan
Art Director Frank Arrigo
Sound B.F. Ryan

starring

Sebastian Cabot ......... Mr. Foster

Marion Lorne ....... Mrs. Foster

Patricia Smith ....... Ellen
Tony Maxwell ......... Robert
Albert Carrier ....... Pierre
Kathryn Givney ....... Jane
Selmer Jackson ....... Walker
Nancy DeCarl ......... Celeste

Dorothea Lord
Allen Kramer
Warren Frost
Joseph Holland

Synopsis:

Mr. Foster is a mean and domineering husband who has the misfortune of

getting stuck in the elevator of his apartment. Instead of helping him, his

wife takes the opportunity to be rid of him by heading out to visit her

relatives for six weeks. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
Fate plays a strange trick on a man who tries to prevent his wife from visiting their daughter in Paris.
 

Ep 1.30 Suspicion: THE WOMAN WITH RED HAIR (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

05May1958 NBC Mon

 Directed by William A. Graham

starring

Roddy McDowall

Dennis O'Keefe

 

Ep 1.31 Suspicion: THE PROTEGE  (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 506A

12May1958 NBC Mon  (rerun 02Aug59)
Producer Jules Bricken
Script by Richard 'Dick' Berg
Directed by Jules Bricken
Director of photography Benjamin Kline
Editor Gene Palmer
Art Director John Meehan
Sound William Lynch

Hosted by Walter Abel
starring
Agnes Moorehead ....... Katherine Searles
William Shatner  ....... Eli
Jack Klugman .......... Jason
Phyllis Love .......... Pamela
David Garcia
Joyce Taylor
Peter Damon
Mark Henry

Synopsis:
Katherine Searles was once a great Broadway star, but because of a long fight

with alcoholism, she has been running a dramatic school for the past several years.

 Now after all these years, Katherine decides that she wants to return to the stage. [RF]

 

Ep 1.32 Suspicion: THE VELVET VAULT (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

19May1958 NBC Mon

written by William M. Altman

directed by David Greene

starring

Elizabeth Montgomery ....... Ellen
Carmen Mathews ....... Alexandra
James Congdon ....... Christopher Van Houten
Synopsis:
A nurse marries a member of a wealthy and respected family.

She finds that her life is threatened by the family's uncompromising

traditions. [RF]

 

Ep 1.33 Suspicion: THE SLAYER AND THE SLAIN (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

26May1958 NBC Mon

written by Sarett Rudley

starring

John Baragrey

 

Ep 1.34 Suspicion: DEATH WATCH (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 509A

02Jun1958 NBC Mon

Directed by Ray Milland

starring

Edmond O'Brien ........ Sgt. Miles Odeen
Janice Rule ........... Kelly Pomeroy
Horace McMahon ........ Captain Grogan
Edward Binns .......... Ben Silcox
Dayton Lummis ......... Clyde Pickens
Clark Howat ........... Vern Lister
Rusty Lane ............ Glen Squires
Mary Gregory .......... Alice Bline
Jeanne Bates .......... Ruby Lina
Karl Lukas ............ Max Proudfoot
Gloria Akins .......... Iris Atkinson
Roy Engle ............. Lewis Barber
Florence Marly ........ Maria Nevada
Phil Donati ........... Alex Martan
Herb Ellis ............ Jack Nevada
Robert Carricart ...... Frankie Peters
Ken Hooker ............ Window Washer
Synopsis:
Detective Sgt. Miles Odeen has been assigned to protect a witness in a murder case.

 The witness is lovely Kelly Pomeroy, who knows too much about the case for

her own safety. Odeen's assignment is suddenly made even more difficult when

he realizes that his own life is in danger. [RF]
 

Ep 1.35 Suspicion: THE MAN WITH THE GUN (possibly live)

   Shamley Productions (no copyright details)

09Jun1958 NBC Mon

Producer Alfred Hitchcock

Teleplay by Arthur Arent
Based on a story by W.E.C. Fairchild

Directed by Jack Smight

starring

Anthony Quayle ........ Graham
Alfred Ryder ....... Moffat
Maureen Hurley ....... Martha
Carlos Montalban ....... Rico
Synopsis:
An escapee from a Communist prison camp returns home to his wife.

He seems to be the same man, but his wife and friends have doubts

about his identity because of subtle changes in his mannerisms.

They begin to suspect that the escapee is a Communist agent. [RF]

 

Ep 1.36 Suspicion: THE WOMAN WHO TURNED TO SALT  (filmed)

Revue/Shamley prod. no. TP 554A

16Jun1958 NBC Mon 

Teleplay by  Stirling Silliphant

Based on a story by Jesse F. Tennyson

Directed by Robert Stevens

starring

Pamela Brown ....... Solange Rogers

Michael Rennie ....... Angus Martin

Susan Oliver .......... Rosemary Russell
Jane rose ............. Mrs. Russell
Heather Angel ......... Mrs. Martin
Doris Lloyd ........... Mrs. Smythe
Pat Hitchcock ......... Secretary

Synopsis 1:

Solange Rogers is a lawyer who helps a man named

Angus Martin get a divorce from his wife. Unfortunately,

she doesn't known that Angus killed his wife

and hid her body in a pillar inside of their home. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
Miss Solange Rogers, a British divorce lawyer, is on vacation at the Italian Riviera.

She meets Mrs. Russell who asks Solange to help prevent the up-coming marriage

of Mrs. Russell's daughter to wealthy Angus Martin. Solange is convinced that the couple

is very much in love, but she has a feeling that something is wrong with the match. [RF]

 

Ep 1.37 Suspicion: EYE FOR AN EYE (filmed) 

Revue/Shamley prod. no, TP 510A

(pilot episode for the  "Markham" series 1959-60 starring Ray Milland)

23Jun1958 NBC Mon

Producer Richard Lewis
Teleplay by John Kneubuhl & Jameson Brewer
Based on an original work by Leigh Brackett
Directed by Jules Bricken
Director of photography Ray Rennahan
Editor Bill Mosher
Art Director Frank Arrigo
Sound Stephen J. Bass

starring

Ray Milland ....... Roy Markham

MacDonald Carey ....... John Riggs

Kathleen Crowley ....... Lorene

Andrew Duggan ....... Guthrie

with
Peter Hansen
Amy Douglass
David Armstrong
Mary Ann Hokanson
Ned Wever
Mickey Simpson
Howard Wendell
Cris Roberts
Ben Pollock

Synopsis:
A young girl runs away from her cruel husband. In a ruthless

attempt to get his wife back, the man kidnaps the wife of

a lawyer friend. He then goes to a private detective and threatens

the life of the kidnapped girl, unless the detective can persuade

the runaway wife to return to her husband. [RF]

 

Ep 1.38 Suspicion: RETURN FROM DARKNESS (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

30Jun1958 NBC Mon

Directed by Herbert Kenwith

starring

Lorne Greene

 

Ep 1.39 Suspicion: THE DEVIL MAKES THREE (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

07Jul1958 NBC Mon

Directed by Donald Petrie

starring

Dennis O'Keefe

 

Ep 1.40 Suspicion: THE IMPOSTER (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

14Jul1958 NBC Mon

Directed by Don Medford

starring

Roddy McDowall

Kent Smith

 

Ep 1.41 Suspicion: THE DEATH OF PAUL DANE

(final episode) (possibly live)

   (no copyright details)

21Jul1958 NBC Mon

Directed by Elliot Silverstein

starring

Eli Wallach

 

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 [--] 10Aug58 rerun of "The Other Side of the Curtain" (first aired 14Oct57)

 

 [--] 05Jul59  NBC rerun of "The Flight" (first aired 25Nov57)

 

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