CTVA US Anthology - "Tales of the Black Cat" (ZIV/NBC)(1950-51)

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Tales of the Black Cat (1950-51)
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 / Writers Guild of America (wga)

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TALES OF THE BLACK CAT
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ZIV / NBC / Syndicated

US Filmed Dramatic Anthology 1950-51    26 episodes (two 15 min episodes per program)

Hosted by James Monks and his cat, Thanatopis

Previously aired on "Fireside Theatre".

Fireside Theatre (season 1) (ZIV/NBC) (Spring 1949) 
Fireside Theatre (season 2) (ZIV/NBC) (1949-1950)

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NBC / Syndicated Tuesdays 10:30pm (28Nov50 - 29May51)

[01] Tales of the Black Cat: GERMELSHAUSEN / THE PARDONERS TALE
28Nov1950
"Germelshausen" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 07Mar50.
"The Pardoner's Tale" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 13Dec49.

[02] Tales of the Black Cat: HEARTBEAT / THE VAMPIRE
05Dec1950
"Heartbeat" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 24Oct49.

[03] Tales of the Black Cat: JUNGLE TERROR / SCREAMS IN THE NIGHT
12Dec1950
Jungle Terror starring Mack Williams.
"Jungle Terror" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 21Feb50.

[04] Tales of the Black Cat: REPRIEVE / ANOTHER ROAD
19Dec1950
"Reprieve" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 24Jan50.
"Another Road" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 08Nov49.

[05] Tales of the Black Cat: CONFESSION / CHECKMATE
26Dec1950
"Confession" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 24Jan50.
"Checkmate" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 01Nov49.

[06] Tales of the Black Cat: OUT OF THE RIVER / VAIN GLORY
02Jan1951
"Out on the River" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 20Sep49.
"Vain Glory" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 14Mar50.

[07] Tales of the Black Cat: THE IMP IN THE BOTTLE / THE BAT
09Jan1951
"The Imp in the Bottle" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 07Feb50.

[08] Tales of the Black Cat: FOUR-FIFTEEN EXPRESS / NIGHT OWL
16Jan1951
"Night Owl" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 08Nov49.

[09] Tales of the Black Cat: DOUBLE JEOPARDY / THE SHOT
23Jan1951
"Double Jeopardy" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 31Jan50.
"The Shot" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 14Feb50.

[10] Tales of the Black Cat: RENDEZVOUS / THE ASSASSIN
30Jan1951
"Rendezvous" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 10Jan50.
"The Assassin" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 06Jun50.

[11] Tales of the Black Cat: SMOOTH FINGERS / JUST THREE WORDS
06Feb1951
"Smooth Fingers" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 06Sep49.
"Just Three Words" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 17Jan50.

[12] Tales of the Black Cat: THE WALL / ANNIVERSARY
13Feb1951
The Wall
Anniversary - starring Michael Blake
"The Wall" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 18Oct49.
"Anniversary" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 21Feb50.

[13] Tales of the Black Cat: THE ROOM / THE DEVIL'S DUE
20Feb1951
"The Room" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 28Nov49.
"The Devil's Due" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 10Jan50.

[--] Tales of the Black Cat:
27Feb1951
pre-empted for American Red Cross Fund Campaign.


[14] Tales of the Black Cat: SEALED ORDERS / MARDI GRAS
06Mar1951
"Sealed Orders" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 07Mar50.
"Mardi Gras" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 24Oct49.

[15] Tales of the Black Cat: THE VAMPIRE / STAGECOACH MCLEAN
13Mar1951
"Stagecoach Driver McLean" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 15Nov49.

[16] Tales of the Black Cat: CHARLOTTE CORDAY / JUNGLE TERROR
20Mar1951
"Jungle Terror" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 21Feb50.

[17] Tales of the Black Cat: SOLANGE / THE SPY
27Mar1951
"Solange" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 01Nov49
"The Spy" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 27Sep49.

[18] Tales of the Black Cat: THE MAGIC SKIN / THRESHOLD
03Apr1951
*"The Magic Skin" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 04Oct49.

[19] Tales of the Black Cat:
10Apr1951 NYT aired no detail


[20] Tales of the Black Cat: TROUBLED HARBOR : PAGANINI
17Apr1951
*"Troubled Harbor" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 11Oct49.

[21] Tales of the Black Cat: BANDIT, BANKER AND BLONDE / A COWBOY'S LAMENT
24Apr1951
"Bandit, Banker and Blonde" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 18Oct49.
"A Cowboy's Lament" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 15Nov49.

[22] Tales of the Black Cat: HE'S GONE AWAY / THE GOLDEN BALL
01May1951
"The Golden Ball" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 17Jan50.

[23] Tales of the Black Cat: LIKE MONEY IN THE BANK / BATTLE SCENE
08May1951
"Like Money in the Bank" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 04Oct49.
"Battle Scene" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 06Dec49.

[24] Tales of the Black Cat: A HUMAN TOUCH / A BED BY THE WINDOW
15May1951
"The Human Touch" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 13Dec49.

[25] Tales of the Black Cat: THE GAMBLER / EPILOGUE
22May1951
"Epilogue" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 29Nov49.

[26] Tales of the Black Cat: THE GENERAL'S COAT / OF THEE I LOVE [Final show of the series]
29May1951
"The General's Coat" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 14Mar50.
"Of Thee I Love" originally aired on "Fireside Theatre" 31Jan50.

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