CTVA US Anthology - "The Web" (CBS) Season 4 (1953-54)

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 Season 4 (CBS) (1953-54)
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)


############# The Web #############
######### season 4 1953-54 ########
########## (final season) #########
CBS Sundays 10:00-10:30pm Eastern

 

4.01 The Web: ONE FOR THE ROAD

20Sep1953

guest cast:

Wally Brown

Paul Newman

Grace Raynor

 

4.02 The Web: COMBINATION FOR MURDER

27Sep1953

adapted by Helene Hanff

story by Patrick Quentin

directed by Lela Swift

guest cast:

Evelyn Varden

Ray Walston

Eric Fleming

Patricia Smith

Ann Thomas

Simon Oakland

Ted Erwin

 

4.03 The Web: A DESIGN OF EXECUTION

04Oct1953

guest cast:

Marjorie Gateson

Gene Lyons

J. Pat O'Malley

 

4.04 The Web: KIND STRANGER

11Oct1953

guest cast:

Joan Copeland

Richard Kiley

 

4.05 The Web: CAVE OF CHAMBEREY

18Oct1953

guest cast:

Hildy Parks

 

4.06 The Web: STRANGE SANCTUARY

25Oct1953

guest cast:

E.G. Marshall

 

4.07 The Web: THE WINNER

01Nov1953

written by Art Wallace

directed by Herbert Hirschman

guest cast:

Frank McHugh

Jerome Kilty

Marilyn Monk

Henry Lascoe

John Shay

Roy Johnson

Royal Beal

 

4.08 The Web: THE PERFECT WIFE

08Nov1953

guest cast:

June Dayton

Joe Maross

 

4.09 The Web: THE LEECH

15Nov1953

guest cast:

Wesley Addy

 

4.10 The Web: THE WORLD MY CAGE

22Nov1953

guest cast:

James Costigan

Maureen Hurley

Mildred Natwick

 

4.11 The Web: THE SCRAP

29Nov1953

guest cast:

Dino Di Luca

 

4.13 The Web: FIGURINE

13Dec1953

written by Richard Wendley

directed by Herbert Hirschman

guest cast:

Eric Dressler

Dorothy Donahue

Frank Albertson

Henry Hull

Synopsis:

A pampered wife proves her worth when her husband is confronted by

 bankruptcy and a seemingly open and shut case of arson. [RF]

 

4.14 The Web: THE CLOSING NET

20Dec1953

guest cast:

Phyllis Kirk

 

4.15 The Web: THE BLUE BOTTLE

27Dec1953

guest cast:

Catherine McLeod

 

4.16 The Web: ENOUGH ROPE

03Jan1954

guest cast:

Louise Allbritton

Synopsis:

A stage star's conniving understudy finds a plot which is a perfect set-up

 for carrying out scheme to further her own ambitions. [RF]

 

[--]  FIGURINE (rebroadcast from 13Dec53)

10Jan1954

 

4.18 The Web: THE HUNTED

17Jan1954

written by Sidney Edelstein

directed by Lela Swift

guest cast:

Ross Martin

Mary Alice Moore

Guy Raymond

Howard St. John

Synopsis:

An unfaithful wife lures her husband into a death trap on a hunting trip. [RF]

 

4.19 The Web: THE BARRIER

24Jan1954

guest cast:

Royal Dano

Bill Zuckert

 

[--] 31Jan1954 no details

 

4.20 The Web: A HANDFUL OF STARS

07Feb1954

guest cast:

Arthur Franz

Cloris Leachman

Patty McCormack

Stephen Chase

Synopsis:

A disillusioned young widow turns to a Broadway gangster in her grief. [RF]

 

4.21 The Web: ROCK-BOUND

14Feb1954

guest cast:

Chester Morris

Howard St. John

Mike Wallace

 

4.22 The Web: PAPER DOLL

21Feb1954

written by Art Wallace

directed by Herb Hirschman

guest cast:

Wynne Gibson

Pat Harrington

Marian Russell

Tony Brande

James Bender

Hal Burdick

Morton L. Stevens

Myrtle Hebard

 

4.23 The Web: THE CIRCLE CLOSES

28Feb1954

guest cast:

Rosalind Ivan

Ann Dere

Synopsis:

An unexpected visitor unmasks the perpetrator of a double crime. [RF]

 

4.24 The Web: SHEEP'S CLOTHING

07Mar1954

guest cast:

Christopher Plummer

 

4.25 The Web: A PIECE OF GRAY CLOTH

14Mar1954

guest cast:

James Dunn

Synopsis:

A young parolee is unjustly convicted for an auto fatality. [RF]

 

4.26 The Web: NIGHT FARE

21Mar1954

written by Everard W. Meade

guest cast:

Ray Walston

Robert Emhardt

Rudy Bond

Michael Ingram

Daniel Keyes

Arthur Batanides

Tom Gorman

Synopsis 1:

A taxi cab driver with an intoxicated fare finds himself involved in an international plot. [RF]

Synopsis 2:

Taxi-driver with an intoxicated fare becomes involved in an international plot. [RF]

 

[--] 28Mar1954 no details

 

4.27 The Web: STOPOVER

04Apr1954

written by Von Stuart

guest cast:

Kay Medford

Grant Richards

Ann Shoemaker

Grace Raynor

Louise Miley

Michael Tolan

Synopsis:

Desperados terrorize the inhabitants of a home for girls. [RF]

 

4.28 The Web: SCAPEGOAT

11Apr1954

written by John McGreevey

guest cast:

Ben Astar

Jennifer Howard

Lawrence Weber

Grant Williams

Phil Sterling

Miriam Wolfe

Joseph Leon

 

[--] 18Apr1954 no details

 

4.29 The Web: SNOW

25Apr1954

written by Art Wallace

guest cast:

Pat McVey

Eddie Firestone

Audra Lindley

Bernard Grant

Synopsis:

Three men with violently conflicting interests are trapped in

 an isolated cabin during an Alaskan blizzard. [RF]

 

4.30 The Web: GRAND FINALE

02May1954

written by Art Wallace

guest cast:

Lisa Ferraday

Henry Lascoe

Jack Lord

Jet MacDonald

Rudolf Weiss

James Bender

Ronald Dawson

Synopsis:

A dejected and aging opera star becomes involved in a tragic backstage drama. [RF]

 

4.31 The Web: BLINDMAN'S BLUFF

09May1954

written by Sandy Sanderson

guest cast

Pat Englund

Harold J. Stone

James Nolan

O.Z. Whitehead

Jeff Harris

 

4.32 The Web: THE BRUSH-OFF

16May1954

written by John McGreevey

guest cast:

Paul Langton

Audra Lindley

Buzzy Martin

Janet Fox

William Post Jr.

William Sharon

Synopsis:

A boy idolizes his father who is in prison. He tries to aid him in a prison break. [RF]

 

 4.33 The Web: THE PRIMITIVE TOUCH
23May1954
Synopsis:
A very bad young painter is puzzled because his paintings are in great demand. [RF]

 

4.34 The Web: DEATH HAS NINE LIVES

30May1954

written by Hal Hackady

guest cast:

Robert Webber

Haila Stoddard

June Dayton

Katherine Raht

Lynne Rogers

Ted Chapman

Synopsis:

The entire community believes the evil rumors it hears about a new couple in town.

 When the couple's goodwill housekeeping party turns to disaster, the town is sure it was right. [RF]

 

4.35 The Web: TOP GUN

06Jun1954

guest cast:

Dickie Moore
Alfred Hopson
Carl Albertson
Synopsis:
The story of an aging gunfighter who must prove to himself and to his wife

 that he has not lost his courage and skill for which he was once famous. [RF]
 

4.36 The Web: HURRICANE COMING

13Jun1954

guest cast:

Kurt Kasznar

Maria Riva

 

4.37 The Web: LOOK AT THE CLOWN

20Jun1954

written by James P. O'Neill

directed by Hirschman

guest cast:

Henry Lascoe

Paul Lipson

Betty McCormack

Patty McCormack

Sarah Fussell

Tani Seitz

William Berrian

William Sharon

 

4.38 The Web: MISSING PERSON

27Jun1954

guest cast:

James Daly

 

4.39 The Web: MY SISTER'S KEEPER

04Jul1954

written by Marjorie Duhan Adler

directed by Lela Swift

guest cast:

Joan Diener

Phyllis Hill

Douglas Odney

Grace Valentine

Synopsis:

One sister insists on borrowing everything that belongs to the other, finally including her boyfriend.

 This time she's carried things a bit too far. [RF]

 

4.40 The Web: THE TREADMILL

11Jul1954

guest cast:

Carroll Baker

Phyllis Love

Mark Roberts

 

4.41 The Web: THE TROUBLE WITH DIAMONDS

18Jul1954

guest cast:

Joseph Buloff

Harry Townes

 

4.42 The Web: A NAME FOR DEATH

25Jul1954

written by Sigmund A. Stoler

directed by Lela Swift

guest cast:

Leora Dana

Frederic Worlock

Charles Nolte

Mary Alice Moore

Russell Hicks

Lee Bergere

Merrill E. Joels

Myrtle Hebard

Gwilym Williams

Synopsis:

A secretary who forges the name of her blind employer in order to steal small

amounts of money discovers that she could have had far more had she been less clever. [RF]

 

4.43 The Web: I'LL BUY A DREAM

01Aug1954

guest cast:

Patricia Breslin

Biff McGuire

Cameron Prud'Homme

 

4.44 The Web: MATTER OF DEGREE

08Aug1954

written by Norman Daniels

directed by Lela Swift

guest cast:

Joe Maross

Bert Freed

Georgann Johnson

Synopsis:

A young man confesses to self-defense homicide, but police produce three

witnesses who claim he wasn't even on the scene at the time of the crime.  [RF]

 

[--] 15Aug1954 no details

 

4.45 The Web: THE BAIT

22Aug1954

guest cast:

Betsy Palmer

Alan Bunce

Patrick O'Neal

Henry Lascoe

Synopsis:

The young wife of an elderly western rancher finds herself in a cruel predicament

 when she seeks romance through a drifter who stops at their home. The drifter

wants to smuggle 'wetbacks' across the border. [RF]

 

4.46 The Web: THE HOUSE

29Aug1954

written by Art Wallace

directed by Herb Hirschman

guest cast:

Charles Dingle ..... Walt
Joanna Roos ........ Elizabeth
Marian Russell ..... Louise
Jamie Smith ........ Joe
Nelson Olmsted
George Eveling
Synopsis 1:
An elderly woman refuses to leave the memory-filled ramshackle house

 in which she's spent the past 25 years. She comes face-to-face with the

 past when an old wanderer returns to pay her a visit. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A woman who has kept a secret for 25 years receives a shock

on the eve of her daughter's marriage. [RF]
 

4.47 The Web: CRACKPOT

05Sep1954

Guest cast:

Phyllis Kirk ....... Meg Loomis
Charles Aidman ..... Ray
Paul Lipson ........ Mr. Moon
Rudulph Justice Watson .... Glenn
Jack Diamond ....... Max
Synopsis:
An ice cream stain on the suit of a stranger develops into a murder

threat that disrupts a young couple's honeymoon. [RF]
 

4.48 The Web: A SENSE OF HONOR

12Sep1954

written by Sigmund A. Stoler

guest cast:

Lori March

Bart Burns

Synopsis:

A young married woman whose husband assumes her responsibility for a hit and run

 accident finds that she can make him answerable for even graver charges. [RF]

 

4.49 The Web: THE FACE ON THE SHADOW

19Sep1954

guest cast:

Fay Bainter

 

4.50 The Web: WELCOME HOME  (final episode of the original series)

26Sep1954

guest cast:

Jim Backus

Biff McGuire

Joanne Woodward

 

The Web (1957)

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