CTVA US Anthology - "U.S. Steel Hour" (CBS) Season 8 (1960-61)

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 Season 8 (CBS) (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
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################ U.S. Steel Hour #############
############### season 8 1960-61 #############
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  CBS Wednesdays  10:00-11:00pm  - alternating with
Armstrong Circle Theatre

 

Ep 8.01 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: WHEN IN ROME

07-Sep-1960

written by Bob Van Scoyk

starring

Arlene Francis

Polly Rowles

 

Ep 8.02 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE MAN WHO KNEW TOMORROW

21-Sep-1960

written by Harold Gast

starring

Jeanne Crain

Cliff Robertson

 

Ep 8.03 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE REVOLT OF JUDGE LLOYD

05-Oct-1960

written by Joe Granam & Paul Manning

starring

Claire Trevor

 

Ep 8.04 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE MISSING KEY

19-Oct-1960

written by Irving Gaynor

 

Ep 8.05 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: A TIME TO DECIDE

02-Nov-1960

written by Sidney Carroll

starring

Nina Foch

Barry Nelson

Cathleen Nesbitt

 

Ep 8.06 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE GUEST COTTAGE

16-Nov-1960

written by John Whedon

 

Ep 8.07 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE YUM YUM GIRL

30-Nov-1960

starring

Anne Francis

Robert Sterling

 

Ep 8.08 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: SHAME THE DEVIL

14-Dec-1960

starring

Betsy Palmer

Vincent Price

J.D. Cannon

 

Ep 8.09 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: OPERATION NORTHSTAR

28-Dec-1960

written by Sidney Carroll

starring

J.D. Cannon

Telly Savalas

Mona Freeman

Barry Sullivan

 

Ep 8.10 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE MATING MACHINE

11-Jan-1961

written by Bernard Slade

starring

Diana Lynn

Geraldine Brooks

John Ericson

 

Ep 8.11 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE DEVIL MAKES SUNDAY ("Live" From New York)

25-Jan-1961 CBS Wed

written by Joe Palmer

starring

Dane Clark ........... Clay
Fritz Weaver ......... Silverwood
Martyn Green ......... Childs
Brooke Hayward ....... Dora Childs
Frank Conroy ......... Dr. McCombie
William Hansen ....... Graves
James Valentine ...... Barnaby
Chris Wiggins ........ Stukely
Jack Dengel .......... Prendergast
Tom Clancy ........... Quill
Synopsis:
The story takes place in an Australian penal colony on a Sunday afternoon,

the day when punishment is meted out with a whip.

Prendergast, a young convict,  flogged to unconsciousness, collapses.

 His crime? He rested a while during working hours. [RF]
 

Ep 8.12 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE BIG SPLASH

08-Feb-1961

written by Harold Gast

starring

Elizabeth Ashley

Jack Carson

Keir Dullea

Arlene Francis

Michael Tolan

 

Ep 8.13 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE TWO WORLDS OF CHARLIE GORDON

22-Feb-1961 CBS Wed

(aka Flowers for Algernon)

written by James Yaffe

starring

Cliff Robertson ......... Charlie Gordon (Emmy nomination)

Mona Freeman

Gerald S. O'Loughlin

*This episode was made into a feature film in 1968 called "Charly",

which Cliff Robertson played again and won him an Oscar. [RF]

Cliff Robertson - Archive Interview Part 1 of 5 
Cliff Robertson - Archive Interview Part 2 of 5
Cliff Robertson - Archive Interview Part 3 of 5
Cliff Robertson - Archive Interview Part 4 of 5
Cliff Robertson - Archive Interview Part 5 of 5
 

 

Ep 8.14 [--] U.S. Steel Hour:  PRIVATE EYE, PRIVATE EYE (taped)
08-Mar-1961 CBS Wed
Comedy special produced by Max Liebman
directed by Barry Shear
choreography by Marc Breaux & Deedee Wood
cast:
Ernie Kovacs
Edie Adams
Pat Carroll
Hans Conried
Dancer Buzz Miller
Peter Hanley (Ernie's old sidekick)
Summary:
Producer Max Liebman turns the tables and investigates the private eye. [RF]

*
Sketches:
Private Life of a Private Eye:  Mike Mallet's after a thug, but his doting wife keeps getting in his way.
Nairobi Safe Robbery:  Simians sack a safe.
The Good Old Days:  A widow beseeches Percy Dovetonsils to find her husband's murderer.
More Gore:  The sponsor has doubts about his TV Series.
Peter Legato:  The star of the series is the music.
Silent Movie:  Nick Carter triumphs again.

*
Musical Highlights
Conductor Charles Sanford
"Chase" Ballet ("Son of Drum Suite:) ..... Miller
Vocalise: Debussy Preludes ............... Adams
"Girl Friday" ............................ Pat Carroll

 

Ep 8.15 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE INTERVENER

22-Mar-1961

starring

Barry Morse

 

Ep 8.16 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE ODDBALL

05-Apr-1961

written by Bernard Slade

starring

Faye Emerson

 

Ep 8.17 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE SHAME OF PAULA MARSTEN (live)

19-Apr-1961

Executive producer, George Kondolf
Directed by Paul Bogart

Written by Richard F. Stockton

starring

Anne Baxter  ......... Paula Marsten
Gene Raymond ......... Dr. King
Peter Mark Richman ......... Dr. Stoddard
Frances Fuller ......... Mrs. McGregor

Arthur Hughes
Jane McArthur
Jack Naughton
Dale Helward
Synopsis:
Paula Marsten is an attempted suicide who has been brought to a mental

hospital in a state of nervous collapse. Dr. King, the head physician, seems

to recognize Paula and he refuses to become involved in the case. [RF]

 

Ep 8.18 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: SUMMER RHAPSODY

03-May-1961

written by John Holt

starring

Glenda Farrell

Tom Tully

 

Ep 8.19 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE LEONARDI CODE

17-May-1961

written by Robert Wallsten

starring

Barry Morse

 

Ep 8.20 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: FAMOUS

31-May-1961

written by Bob Van Scoyk

story by Stephen Vincent Benet

starring

Eddie Albert

Lola Albright

Zina Bethune

Dolores Gray

 

Ep 8.21 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: TRIAL WITHOUT JURY (live)

14-Jun-1961

written by Harold Gast

starring

Richard Kiley ......... Mark Davis

Mary Fickett ......... Ellen Reed

Patricia Wheel ......... Ruth Pollard

Synopsis:

Mr. and Mrs. Pollard feel that their son-in-law, novelist Mark Davis, isn't a fit

parent for their grandchild. Lawyer Ellen Reed is convinced the Pollards'

charge is based on their disapproval of Mark's latest book.  [RF]

 

Ep 8.22 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE HAVEN

28-Jun-1961

written by Tad Mosel

directed by Don Richardson

starring

Shirley Booth ......... Eunice

Gene Raymond ......... Howard

Joseph Sweeney ......... Tom

Truman Smith ......... Ed Ritchie

Johnny Townsen ......... Roland

Francie Myers ......... Germaine

Synopsis:

Eunice and the kids are disappointed, but Howard can't bear to spend another

summer in his cottage by the lake. He sees one chance to escape from his rut -

sell the house to Ed Ritchie and use the money for a long trip. [RF]

 

Ep 8.23 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: WATCHING OUT FOR DULIE

12-Jul-1961

Executive producer, George Kondolf
Directed by Paul Bogart
Written by Arthur Heinemann
Based on the novel by David Weistheimer
Music, Ralph Norman Wilkinson
starring
Larry Blyden ....... Sam Spaulding
Shari Lewis ........ Dulie
Lloyd Bochner ...... Lord Harton
Patricia Cutts ..... Millie Pinks
Michael Sivy ....... Maury Gordon
Gerry Matthews ..... Brink Monahan
Polly Rowles ....... Mabelle Rainey
Walter Greaza ...... Bingo
Konrad Matthaei .... Man
Synopsis:
TV editor Sam Spaulding eagerly anticipates the press junket to London,

where he intends to renew his acquaintance with actress Millie Pinks. But Sam’s

boss assigns him to look after Dulie Hudson, a sweet young columnist who

 has never been out of Texas. Everyone’s afraid that the wilds of London will be

 too much for Dulie to handle - everyone, that is, except Dulie. [RF]
 

Ep 8.24 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD

26-Jul-1961 CBS Wed 10pm
adapted by Sidney Carroll
from a play by John Manchip White
directed by Tom Donovan
starring
Leo G. Carroll ......... Colonel Morrigan
Cathleen Nesbitt ......... Lady Muriel Morrigan
Sarah Marshall ......... Diana Codrington
Lloyd Bochner ......... Peter Cochrane
Anthony Kemble-Cooper ......... Hamish McNair
Walton Butterfield ......... George Probert
Reynolds Evans ......... Spencer Dacey
William Rayne ......... Vinnavar
Synopsis:
Colonel Morrigan and Lady Muriel Morrigan were very nicely provided for

in their brother's will. Now Muriel no longer need fear a poverty-stricken

old age and the Colonel can pay his debts and renew membership in his

beloved club. But then the Colonel studies the will, discovers that in order to

get the money he'll have to tell a lie - and refuses to sign. [RF]
 

Ep 8.25 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: THE GOLDEN THIRTY

09-Aug-1961

written by Larry Cohen

starring

Keir Dullea

 

Ep 8.26 [--] U.S. Steel Hour: WOMAN ACROSS THE HALL

23-Aug-1961

Executive producer, George Kondolf
Directed by Bruce Minnix
Written by Robert Wallstein
Music, Ralph Norman Wilkinson
starring
Glenda Farrell ..... Edna Huntington
Ruth Ford .......... Stella Lawrence
Alan Bunce ......... George Huntington
Louis Edmonds ...... Hank Lawrence
James Neumarker .... Pete Gregory
Philip Faversham
Andre Baruch
Synopsis:
Housewife Edna Huntington has no children. A pleasant, middle-aged woman,

she relies on friendly neighbors (and her TV set) to provide interest in life. When

Stella Lawrence, a sophisticated divorcee, moves in across the hall, Edna

makes friendly overtures - only to be repulsed. It takes Stella’s soldier son

Hank to break the ice, and defend his mother’s chilly behavior. [RF]

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