CTVA US Anthology - "Telephone Time" (ABC) Season 2 cont'd (Summer 1956)

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Hosted by Dr. Frank Baxter
 Season 2 continued (ABC) (Summer 1957)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
J. Fred MacDonald (www.macfilms.com), Tom Alger, 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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####### Telephone Time ######

## season 2 cont'd Summer 1957 ##

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ABC Thursdays at 10:00-10:30pm


"Telephone Time"  changes Networks from CBS to ABC from 4-April-1957

 

Telephone Time (rerun): HATFIELD, THE RAINMAKER

04-Apr-1957 ABC Thur (originally aired 10Oct56)

 

2.27 [44] Telephone Time: BULLET LOU KIRN

Hal Roach prod #9938

11-Apr-1957 ABC Thur

starring

Alan Baxter ........ Lou Kirn

Johnny Crawford......... Chuckie LaPlante

Harold J. Stone

Herbert Rudley

Synopsis:

Lou Kirn, a Navy football star in 1931, a Squadron Commander during WW2, and a

man faced with his biggest challenge in 1954...a dread form of paralysis.  During

this personal battle he reaches out to save a paralyzed boy

(young Johnny Crawford from "Rifleman").  A true story of courage--Kirn promises

to walk if the boy will walk too!  [TA]

 

2.28 [45] Telephone Time: ELFEGO BACA

Hal Roach prod #9943

18-Apr-1957 ABC Thur

starring
Manuel Rojas
Strother Martin [JFM]

 

2.29 [46] Telephone Time: RABBI ON WHEELS (film)

Hal Roach prod #9940

25-Apr-1957 ABC Thur

directed by Hugo Haas

starring

Hugo Haas ....... Rabbi Henry Cohen

Leonid Kinskey ....... Josef Demchuk

Sara Seegar ....... Rachel Cohen

Charles Watts ....... President Taft

Synopsis:

Bicycle riding Rabbi Henry Cohen pays a daily visit to the jail in Galveston, Texas.

 On one of his visits he hears the plea of Josef Demchuk, who is being held for

deportation as an illegal immigrant. Rabbi Cohen has the man released in his custody. [RF]

 

2.30 [47] Telephone Time: THE DIAMOND PEER

Hal Roach prod #9886

02-May-1957 ABC Thur

 

2.31 [48] Telephone Time: STRANDED

Hal Roach prod #9952

09-May-1957 ABC Thur (rerun 08Sep57)

Produced by Jerry Stagg

Written by Herb Ellis & John T. Kelley

Directed by Allen H. Miner

starring

Bette Davis .......... Beatrice Enter

Claudia Bryar ......... Mrs. Quist
Tiger Fafara ........ Jimmy Branting
Pamela Beaird ....... Betty Lou
Phil Phillips ....... Harold
Wendy Winkleman ....... Mavis
Anna Marie Nanasi ....... Delores
Ed Byrnes
House Peters Jr.
Paul Bryar

Synopsis 1:

In November of 1940, the worst blizzard in the state's history hit Minnesota.

Beatrice Enter, a rural schoolteacher was trapped with her students in a one-room

schoolhouse without light or heat. This is the true story of her courage and

resourcefulness in saving herself and her students.

Synopsis 2:

A teacher who saves the lives of her pupils during a terrible storm. [TA]

*Note: Based on the true story of Beatrice Swenson (now Enter),

a schoolteacher who in 1940 found herself stranded in a Minnesota blizzard

with her pupils. She kept the schoolroom warm as long as possibly by burning

papers, chairs and desks. Finally guided by broadcasts on a portable radio,

she led her charges out into the storm to meet a rescue party.

 

 Telephone Time (rerun): THE INTRUDER

16-May-1957 ABC Thur (originally aired 03Mar1957)

prod #9935-R

 

Telephone Time (rerun): AGAIN THE STARS

23-May-1957 ABC Thur (originally aired 29Jul1956)

prod #9187-R

 

Telephone Time (rerun): THE JUMPING PARSON

30-May-1957 ABC Thur (originally aired 13Jan1957)

prod #9714-R

 

2.32 [49] Telephone Time: PLOT TO SAVE A BOY

Hal Roach prod #9945

06-Jun-1957 ABC Thur

starring
Thelma Ritter
Barton MacLane
Synopsis:
A woman sets out to rehabilitate a slum urchin. [RF]

 

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New Day and Time Slot from 11-Jun-1957

ABC Tuesdays 9:30-10:00pm Eastern

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2.33 [50] Telephone Time: LINE CHIEF

Hal Roach prod #9949

11-Jun-1957 ABC Tue

 

2.34 [51] Telephone Time: PIT-A-PIT AND THE DRAGON

Hal Roach prod #9941

18-Jun-1957 ABC Tue

Executive Hal Roach Producer Hal Roach Jr.
Produced by Jerry Stagg
Teleplay by Milton Geiger
From the story by Rev. Clifford E. Barry Nobes
Directed by Robert B. Sinclair
Associate Producer Charles Irving
Director of photography Paul Ivano
Hosted by John Nesbitt
starring
Robert Cabal ....... Pit-a-Pit
Lawrence Dobkin .... Reverend Walter C. Clapp (as Larry Dobkin)
Norma Varden ....... Miss Waterman
Philip Ahn ......... Patriarch
Bob Okazaki ........ Pit-a-Pit's father
Lisa Wong .......... Maria
John Wilder ........ Dabney
David Waldor ....... Pomfret
Bart Bradley ....... Young Pit-a-Pit
*
Production Supervision .. Sidney Van Keuren
Production Coordinator .. E.H. Goldstein
Production Manager ...... Jame W. Lane
Assistant Director ...... Bruce Fowler
Edited by ............... Charles Freeman
Art Director ............ William Ferrari
Photographic Effects .... Jack R. Glass
Set Decorations ......... Rudy Butler
Sound ................... James Speak & Joel Moss
Casting ................. Ruth Burch
Wardrobe ................ Harry Blackledge
Makeup .................. Donald Roberson
Hair Stylist ............ Carmen Dirigo
Synopsis:
A Filipino native spends a year studying to be a doctor in an effort to help his tribe. [RF]

 

2.35 [52] Telephone Time: THE KOSHETZ STORY

Hal Roach prod #9953

25-Jun-1957 ABC Tue

Written by Zoe Akins
starring
Opera singer Nina Koshetz .... Herself
Synopsis:
Renowned opera singer Nina Koshetz wants her daughter Marina to follow in her footsteps.

But Marina does not believe that everything must be sacrificed to music. [RF]

 

Telephone Time (rerun): THE GINGERBREAD MAN

02-Jul-1957 ABC Tue (originally aired 01Jul1956)

prod #9587-R

 

 Telephone Time (rerun): PASSPORT TO LIFE

09-Jul-1957 ABC Tue (originally aired  06Jan1957)

prod #9889-R

 

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