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Warner Brothers Presents ... (1955-56) (season 1 title)

 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive

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with contributions by:

James Beer, Tom Alger, Rina Fox
references:
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WARNER BROTHERS PRESENTS  

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 Warner Brothers Television Production

Executive Producer William T. Orr

for

ABC (Tuesdays 7:30 pm)
 

US Anthology Series 1955-56    6 anthologies + 3 rotating series x 60 min bw
release date 13Sep55
 

Hosted by

Gig Young
 

Premise:

In its first season this show featured 6 self-contained Anthology segments

Plus three rotating series,

"Kings Row", "Cheyenne (season 1)" and "Casablanca".

The last 5 minutes was devoted to promoting Warner Brothers movies

but this was dropped along with "Kings Row" and "Casablanca".

"Cheyenne" went on to run on TV for eight years.

The second season comprised Anthologies under the umbrella title of

"Conflict" alternating with "Cheyenne (season 2)"

 

CASABLANCA

regular cast:

Charles McGraw as Rick Jason

Marcel Dalio as Captain Renaud

Dan Seymour as Ferrari

Michael Fox as Sasha

Clarence Muse as Sam

Ludwig Stossel as Ludwig

*Note: Based on the classic 1942 film, the last name was changed due to

licensing conflict.

 

KINGS ROW

regular cast:

Jack Kelly as Dr. Parris Mitchell

Nan Leslie as Randy Monaghan

Robert Horton as Drake McHugh

Victor Jory as Dr. Tower

Robert Burton as Dr. Gordon

Lillian Bronson as Grandma

*Note: This was a romantic soap opera like drama, based on the novel

by Henry Bellamann and the 1942 movie classic about a small town turn of the century doctor.


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ABC Tuesdays 7:30 pm Eastern
 

1.01 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: King's Row ep. 1: LADY IN FEAR

13Sep55 ABC Tue

starring

Jack Kelly ....... Dr. Parris Mitchell

Guest cast:
Russell Johnson .......... Mark
Peggy Webber ......... Eloise
George Chandler .......... Carstairs
Myrna Fahey .......... Renee
Jack Macy ......... Skeffington
Synopsis:
When a doctor returns home after studying psychiatry in Vienna, the prejudice of

the small town prevents him from using his knowledge. [RF]

 

1.02 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 1: MOUNTAIN FORTRESS

20Sep55 ABC Tue

starring

Clint Walker ......... Cheyenne

L.Q. Jones ......... Smitty

Guest Cast:

Ann Robinson ......... Joan

Robert J. Wilke ........ Manson

James Garner ......... Forsythe
Jeff Silver .......... Stew
John Doucette ........ Captain Daniels
Peter Coe ......... Perado
George Wallace ....... Plank
Rush Williams ........ Foster
Phil Rich ........ Skiley

 

1.03 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Casablanca ep.1: WHO HOLDS TOMORROW?

27Sep55 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:
Gig Young
Anita Ekberg .......... Trina
Alberto Morin ....... Portino

 

1.04 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: King's Row ep. 2: TWO OF A KIND

04Oct55 ABC Tue

Guest cast:
Peter Votrian ....... Tim
Wallace Ford ....... Uncle Ezra

 

1.05 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Casablanca ep. 2: BLACK MARKET OPERATION (on film)

aka THE OBSESSION (on copyright)

18Oct55 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Nicole Maurey ...... Denise
Peter van Eyck ....... Alex Thannis

 

1.06 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 2: JULESBURG

11Oct55 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Adele August ......... Jeremy Barnes

Ray Teal ........ McCanles

David Albert ....... Wilfred Barnes

Ray Montgomery ....... Morton Scott
Billy Chapin ....... Tommy Scott
Tom Monroe ....... Floyd
Edwin Rand ....... Virgil

 

1.07 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: King's Row ep. 3: ELLIE

25Oct55 ABC Tue

Guest cast:
Joy Page ....... Ellie
Kathryn Givney ........ Millicent Banning

 

1.08 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 3: THE ARGONAUTS

01Nov55 ABC Tue (rebroadcast 06Mar56)

starring

Clint Walker ....... Cheyenne (film)

L.Q. Jones ...... Smitty

Guest Cast:

Rod Taylor ........ Clancy

Edward Andrews ......... Duncan

Steve Conte ........ Acuna

Synopsis:

Two prospectors are aided in their search for a rich gold mine by Cheyenne.

A band of renegade Indians tries to rob the small group of its ore and provisions.

They tell Cheyenne he is needed at the Indian camp to aid a white woman. [RF]

 

1.09 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Casablanca ep. 3:

LABOR CAMP ESCAPE (on film) aka THE RETURN (on copyright)

08Nov55 ABC Tue

starring

Charles McGraw ........ Rick

Guest Cast:

Maureen O'Sullivan ...... Helen

William Hopper .......... Wilson Randall

Don Randolph ....... Captain Rudolph

Synopsis:

An American correspondent is released from a Russian labor camp

after four brutal years. The newspaperman's wife seeks protection when

Red agents seek to discredit the freed American. [RF]

 

1.10 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: King's Row ep. 4: MAIL ORDER BRIDE

15Nov55 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Rhys Williams ...... Kevin Monaghan

Jack Kelly ......... Parris

Nan Leslie ....... Randy

Robert Horton .......... Drake McHugh

Victor Jory ........ Dr. Tower

Lee Patrick ....... Mrs. Johnson

Synopsis:

Randy's widower father begins corresponding with a woman through a

lonely-hearts column. He confides to Randy's sweetheart that he intends

to marry this woman, though 20 years her senior. [RF]

 

1.11 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 4: BORDER SHOWDOWN

22Nov55 ABC Tue

starring

Clint Walker ........ Cheyenne

L.Q. Jones ..... Smitth

Guest Cast:

Myron Healey ....... Thompson

Lisa Montell

Julian Rivero

Adele Mara

Synopsis:

Cheyenne and his sidekick Smitty discover that the bandits responsible for the

killing of a friend of theirs now hold an entire village under their thumb. The two

men enlist the aid of the padre to inspire the townspeople to rebel against the gang. [TA]

 

1.12 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Casablanca ep. 4: HAND OF FATE

29Nov55 ABC Tue

starring

Charles McGraw ...... Rick

Guest cast:

Dan Seymour ....... Ferrari

Michael Fox ........ Sasha

Kurt Katch ........ Ozmajian

David Leonard ....... Professor Garnier
Harry Nader ...... Jahmed

Synopsis:

A dealer in antiques and a progressor are both interest in acquiring a priceless

page from an ancient Bible. But Rick wants money to provide education for the

ragged Arab shoeshine boy, who gave him the valuable parchment. [RF]

 

1.13 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: King's Row ep. 5: INTRODUCTION TO ERICA

06Dec55 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Maria Palmer as Erica Schiller
John Alderson as Mike Polich
Isa Ashdown as Child
Nadine Ashdown as Child

 

1.14 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 5: THE OUTLANDER

13Dec55 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Leo Gordon as MacDonald

Doris Dowling as Cora Culver

Onslow Stevens as Judge Culver

Jack Pepper as Whiskey
Dub Taylor as Hoyt
Thomas Browne Henry as Editor

 

1.15 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Casablanca ep. 5: FAMILY DISPUTE (on film)

a.k.a. FORTUNE'S CHILD (on copyright)

20Dec55 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Arlene Whelan

Joe De Santis

Lydia Reed

Patty McCormick

 

1.16 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: King's Row ep. 6: WEDDING GIFT

27Dec55 ABC Tue

starring
Jack Kelly ...... Dr. Parris Mitchell
Natalie Wood
Synopsis:
A young man just out of the service is resentful that his future wife has

 planned his civilian life without consulting him. [RF]

 

1.17 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 6: THE TRAVELER

03Jan56 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

James Gleason ......... Pop Keith

Robert Armstrong ......... Merrick

Diane Brewster ......... Mary

Morris Ankrum ........ Ed Roden Sr.

Joseph Breen ....... Dan Roden
Gregory Walcott ....... Lou Gray
Robert Carson ....... Newcombe

Dennis Hopper

Synopsis:
Cheyenne is made deputy marshal and tries to call a halt to the lynching of an old man. [RF]

 

1.18 [--] Warner Brothers Presents:  Casablanca ep. 6: FATEFUL NIGHT

10Jan56 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Lester Matthews ...... Colonel Masters
Karin Booth .......... Sylvia
Jean De Briac ........ General Dupres
Lisa Daniels ......... Vicki
Jon Shepodd .......... Larry
Morris Ankrum ........ Lou
Synopsis:
A father enlists Rick's aid to find who betrayed his son during  the Vichy French occupation of Casablanca. [RF]
 

1.19 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: King's Row ep. 7.CARNIVAL (final episode of King's Row)

17Jan56 ABC Tue

Guest cast:

Dennis Hopper ........ Tod Monaghan
Natalie Wood ......... Renee Gyllinson
Sydney Chaplin ....... Tiger Hudson
Maggie Mahoney ....... Louise Thornton
Claire Kelly ......... Little Egypt
Synopsis:
Complications ensue when a fast-talking carnival barker falls in love with a socialite.

The barker's former sweetheart, a carnival dancer, is not favorably impressed. [RF]
 

1.20 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 7: THE BLACK HAWK WAR (aka Decision)

24Jan56 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Nancy Hale .......... Ann Saunders
Richard Denning ..... Capt. Quinlan
Ray Teal ............ Major Hertier
James Garner ........ Lt. Rogers
Clegg Hoyt .......... Sgt. Beaugard
Terry Frost ......... Sgt. Short
Michael Landon ...... Soldier (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Cheyenne faces the prospect of a court-martial when he wants the commander

 of Fort Wilderness that Indian tribes have combined under one leader

 to go on the warpath. Cheyenne feels he must disobey some

unwise orders then issued by the commander. [RF]
 

1.21 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Casablanca ep. 7: SATAN'S VEIL

31Jan56 ABC Tue

starring Charles McGraw as Rick

Guest Cast:

Rossanna Rory  ....... Ghitana Eros
Elliott Reid ....... Allardyce Newton

Synopsis:
An American in Casablanca unwiiitingly becomes involved in a murder case.
Syndication airing on Film Drama, KLZ-7 Denver, CO Fri. 17Jun 60 10:30 p.m. [JBeer]

 

1.22 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 8: THE STORM RIDERS

07Feb56 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Regis Toomey ......... John Dembro

Anne Whitfield ........ Johnny

Barton MacLane ........ Martin Storm

Beverly Michaels ........ Sheila Dembro
Mickey Simpson ......... Swallow
Lane Bradford ........ Hadley
Paul E. Burns ....... Marty
Howard Negley ........ Jeffries
Synopsis:
A rancher named John Dembro gives shelter to Cheyenne who's been hurt in

an "incident" on the adjoining ranch owned by Martin Storm. Both Dembro's teenaged

daughter, Johnny, and her stepmother, Sheila, are anxious to treat Cheyenne's injuries

and they become bitter rivals. Soon Dembro persuades the recovered Cheyenne to

help him unite the other small ranchers to oppose Storm who maintains his authority

through a hired "gun" named Swallow. Cheyenne kills Swallow in a shootout. Dembro

becomes drunk in the ensuing celebration and dies in a fire, though Sheila could have

saved him. Now free of her husband, Sheila makes a play for Cheyenne who spurns

her. Hurt and angry, the increasingly-deranged Sheila has Cheyenne arrested, claiming

he killed her husband. Sheila's deemed too crazy to give credible testimony so

Cheyenne is freed but townspeople, believing Cheyenne's guilty, form a lynch mob,

egged on by Storm. Johnny arrives on the scene and convinces the crowd of Cheyenne's

 innocence. Storm now rides off, knocking down Sheila and killing her. The Sheriff

then fires at the fleeing Storm and kills him. [RF]

 

1.23 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: (Anthology No.1) SIEGE

14Feb56 ABC Tue

Directed by Paul Stewart

Guest Cast:

Paul Richards

Elizabeth Montgomery

Synopsis 1:
An escaped convict holds a teacher and her class prisoners while hiding out from the police. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
A convict escaping the police flees into a country schoolroom  where he holds teacher and pupils captive. [RF]

 

1.24 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 9: RENDEZVOUS AT RED ROCK

21Feb56 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Gerald Mohr ......... Pat Keogh
Douglas Fowley ...... Pritchard
Steve Darrell ....... Earl Grayson
David Alpert ........ Chad
Helene Marshall ..... Joan
Joel Ashley ......... Clayton
John Cliff .......... Turner
Sam Flint ........... Roberts
Dawn Richard ........ Millie
Leo G. Carroll (?)
Synopsis:
Three men hold Cheyenne captive for a shooting he didn't do. [RF]

 

1.25 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Casablanca ep. 8: THE ALLEY (on film)

aka KILLER AT LARGE (on copyright)

28Feb56 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Eduard Franz ........ Ben Hassan
Rena Clark .......... Rhoda
Corey Allen ......... Abdul
Marcel Dallo ........ Captain Renaud
Synopsis:
In the alley just behind Rick's Cafe American, a man is stabbed during a

Peace Congress dinner which top-level diplomats are attending.

The dying man claims they will all be assassinated that night. [RF]
 

[--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 3: The Argonauts

06Mar56 ABC Tue (rebroadcast from 01Nov55)

 

1.26 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: (Anthology No.2) SURVIVAL

13Mar56 ABC Tue

Directed by Paul Stewart

Guest Cast:

Jim Backus

Julie Bishop

Butch Bernard

 

1.27 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 10: WEST OF THE RIVER

20Mar56 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Stephanie Griffin ........ Jennie McKeever

Lois Collier ........ Ruth McKeever

Trevor Bardette ....... Ed McKeever
Synopsis:
With no regular troops available, Cheyenne is forced to lead

a raiding party of renegade guardhouse cavalrymen. [RF]
 

1.28 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: (Anthology No.3) EXPLOSION

27Mar56 ABC Tue

Directed by Don Weis

Guest Cast:

Lyle Bettger .......... Harry Parker
Joy Page .............. Florence Parker
Charles Bronson ....... Brodsky
Wilfred Knapp ......... Lt. Finch
Synopsis:
The intended victim of a gang of hoodlums is spotted by them during a nationally televised auto race. [RF]
 

1.29 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 11: QUICKSAND

03Apr56 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Dennis Hopper as the Utah Kid

Norman Frederic as Chief Yellow Knife

Peggy Webber as Ella McIntyre

John Alderson as Beef Simpkins

Wright King as Frank Endicott
Frank McGrath as John Pike
G. Thomas Duggan as Jeffrey Billings

 

1.30 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Casablanca ep. 9: SIREN SONG

10Apr56 ABC Tue

Hosted by Gig Young
Guest Cast:
Mari Blanchard ........ Elsa Norden
James Mitchell ........ Francisco
Roberta Haynes ........ Maria
Hayden Rorke .......... Henderson
Ric Roman ............. Rossano
Synopsis:
Ignoring the warnings of his friend Rick, a retired bullfighter endangers  his life by returning

 to the ring. He wants to attract the attention of an international playgirl he admires. [RF]
 

1.31 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 12: FURY AT RIO HONDO

17Apr56 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Ralph Moody as Pete

Peggy Castle as Mississippi

Karen Kadler as Isabella Montalban

Tom Hernandez as Roman Montalban

Carl Esmond as Colonel Picard

Edward Colmans as Manuel
Roger Etienne as Lt. Beauclerc
Pepe Hern as Ricardo
Tim Graham as Piano Player

 

1.32 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Casablanca ep. 10: DEADLOCK! (final episode of Casablanca)

24Apr56 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Olive Sturgess as Susette
Carl Milletaire as Guillot
Peter van Eyck as Chadec
Laurie Mitchell as Gaby
Ann Codee as Miss Stohli

 

1.33 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 13: STAR IN THE DUST

1May56 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Don Megowan as Sheriff Wes Garth

Adele Mara as Claire

Mort Mills as Mike

 

1.34 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: (Anthology No.4) DEEP FREEZE

08May56 ABC Tue

Directed by possibly - Roy Del Ruth  

Guest Cast:

Gerald Mohr

Charles Bronson

Jon Shepodd

 

1.35 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 14: JOHNNY BRAVO

15May56 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Carlos Rivas as Johnny Bravo

Harry Shannon as Crowley

Penny Edwards as Molly Crowley

Mort Mills as Ben Taggart

Harry Harvey as Tom Lovelace
Charles Horvath as Emmett
Howard Negley as Sheriff Wade
Gil Perkins as Mingo
Nancy Kulp as Waitress
Bob Jellison as Little Man
Margarita Martin as Tamale Woman

 

1.36 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: (Anthology No.5) THE DEADLY RIDDLE - on copyright)

aka- The Wife of Bath's Tale

[adapted from the Geoffrey Chaucer story]  

22May56 ABC Tue

Directed by Don Weis   

Guest Cast:

Natalie Wood

Jacques Sernas

Torin Thatcher

 

1.37 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: Cheyenne ep. 15: THE LAST TRAIN WEST (end of first season of Cheyenne)

29May56 ABC Tue

Guest Cast:

Barbara Lawrence as Lola McQuillan

James Garner as Rev. Bret Mailer

Barbara Eiler as Ruth Mailer

Lane Bradford as O'Neill
Gordon Jones as C.R. Tatum
Paul Sorenson as Jud Lawrence
Paul Savage as Orville Jones
Stan Jones as Sheriff

 

1.38 [--] Warner Brothers Presents: (Anthology No.6)(final) STRANGE WORLD

28Aug56 ABC Tue

(no details)

 

 continued on  -  Conflict (1956-57)(season 2 title)

 

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