CTVA US Anthology - "The Web" (Goodson-Todman/ScreenGems/NBC)(1957)

 

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The Web (1957)

(Syndication title in 1958 as UNDERCURRENT)

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive

http://ctva.biz/index.htm

with contributions by: Rina Fox

references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

 

THE WEB (1957)

 Mark Goodson-Bill Todman Production

in association with Screen Gems
NBC 13 episodes

Narrator William Bryant
 

(Not to be confused with "The Web" CBS 1950-54)

*NOTE: This was a summer replacement series for "The Loretta Young Show".

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1.01 The Web 1957: A MATTER OF DEGREE

07Jul1957 NBC

Written by Norman A. Daniels

Directed by Anton M. Leader

Director of photography Kit Carson

guest cast:

Dan Barton ........ Stan Trenor

Robert Burton ..... Lt. Harvey

Paul Levitt ....... Eddie Stewart

Helen Westcott .... Angela Jerome

Sid Cassell ....... Hoffman

Synopsis:

A man confesses to a murder, but a police lieutenant produces

 three witnesses who maintain he is innocent. In fact, they claim to have

seen the man during the time he says he committed the crime. [RF]

 

1.02 The Web 1957: AFTER THE FACT

14Jul1957 NBC

Directed by Fred F. Sears

guest cast:

Keith Larsen

Philip Ober

Tina Carver

Synopsis:
A woman decides to murder her jealous husband. Needing an accomplice,

 she approaches a man who desperately needs money. [RF]
*Note: Syndication airing on Undercurrent 29Aug58.

 

1.03 The Web 1957: THE GAMBLER

21Jul1957 NBC

Written by Harold C. Hackaday & Donald A. Brinkley

Narrated by William Bryant

Guest cast:

Alexander Scourby .. John Emmett

Allison Hayes ...... Blonde

David Lewis ........ Dr. Benjamin Swanson

Francis DeSales .... Proprietor

Alexander Campbell ........ Dr. Adkins

Synopsis:

After losing all his money in a poker game, John Emmett faints. The doctor

 who is called to treat him tells him he is suffering from a brain tumor and

 immediate surgery is needed to save his life. Emmett decides

 on a desperate measure to raise the necessary money. [RF]

*Note: Syndication airing on Undercurrent 15Aug58.

 

1.04 The Web 1957: NO ESCAPE
28Jul1957
guest cast:
Teresa Wright ...... Helen Fiske
Raymond Burr ....... George
John Merrick ....... Ralph Fiske
John Larch ......... Pocker
Howard Wright ...... Mr. Karnes
Barbara Bell Wright. Marie
Synopsis 1:
Two gunmen enter a woman's home, threatening to kill her husband. (film)
Synopsis 2:
A gang try to force a young bank clerk to help them in a bank robbery

 they are planning. When he refuses, they attempt to blackmail him by

 kidnapping his wife and holding her as a hostage. [RF]
*Note: Originally aired on Celebrity Playhouse.

 

1.05 The Web 1957: ADDED ATTRACTION

04Aug1957 NBC

 

1.06 The Web 1957: KILL AND RUN

11Aug1957 NBC

written by Robert Leslie Bellem

directed by Walter Doniger

guest cast:

James Darren ........ Tony Roberts

DeForest Kelley ....... Detective Lt. Johnny Wright

Robert Anderson ....... Police Chief Lanham

Marianne Stewart ....... Mrs. Lanham

Bing Russell

Connie Dugovic

Synopsis:

Tony Roberts drives off in a convertible, without asking the owner's permission,

and takes his girl friend for a ride. The car is reported stolen, and Tony is picked

up and accused of the hit-run killing of the police chief's daughter. [RF]

 

1.07 The Web 1957: THE PUPPETEER

18Aug1957 NBC

adapted by Gabrielle Upton

story by Marie Baumer

directed by Walter Doniger

guest cast:

John Hudson

Bert Remsen

Mary La Roche

Carol Kelly

Judd Holdren

Perry Ivins

Synopsis:

A successful stage director overhears an actor making plans to kill a man the

actor has never met. The actor blames his intended victim for his daughter's death. [RF]

 

The Web 1957: no details

25Aug1957

 

1.08 The Web 1957: LAST CHANCE

01Sep1957 NBC

written by Gabrielle Upton

directed by Alan H. Miner

guest cast:

John Larch ..... Pete Boran

Rebecca Welles

Jeanne Cooper

Jack Kruschen

Edward Foster

Joel Mondeaux

Synopsis:

After a robbery, Pete Boran contacts a waterfront hoodlum to help him arrange

passage on a boat going to South America. While waiting for the ship, Pete hides

 out at a boarding house and there meets a young girl who changes his life. [RF]

 

1.09 The Web 1957: THE MAN BELOW

08Sep1957 NBC

Written by Don Brinkley & George Slavin

Directed by Alan H. Miner

Narrated by William Bryant
guest cast:
Robert F. Simon ...... Dr. Ellis
Bartlett Robinson .... Harry Stocker
Strother Martin ...... Ezra
Fay Morley ........... Edna Stocker

Claudia Bryar

Bob Wehling

Synopsis:

While working in the basement, a janitor overhears a conversation

 between a psychiatrist and his patient carried through an air duct. He tells

 the manager of the building and advises him to get something done about it.

But the manager, hard-pressed for money, has other plans. [RF]

 

1.10 The Web 1957: EASY MONEY

15Sep1957 NBC

written by Maurice Zimm

directed by Walter Doniger

guest cast:

Joe Mantell

Ken Lynch

Ned Glass

Lois Collier

Mimi Gibson

Synopsis:

A man accidentally throws away a winning sweepstakes ticket. [RF]

 

1.11 The Web 1957: DEAD SILENCE

22Sep1957 NBC

written by Eustace Cockrell & Francis Cockrell

directed by Walter Doniger

guest cast:

Joe Maross

Christopher Dark

Fay Spain

Julie Van Zandt

Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.

Richard Karlan

John Dennis

Larry Kerr

Synopsis:

A waitress in a saloon is insulted by George Humboldt, an employer of migrant workers.

A young worker, deaf and uneducated, comes to her aid. In the fight that ensues,

 the employer is accidentally killed and the young worker is accused of murder. [RF]

 

1.12 The Web 1957: FATAL ALIBI

29Sep1957 NBC

written by Don Brinkley

directed by Walter Doniger

guest cast:

George Neise

Joyce Meadows

Paul Bryar

Robert Bice

Synopsis:

A pair of swindlers make their living by fleecing gullible women. When one of their

victims threatens to go to the police, one of the swindlers panics and runs off with their loot.

 His partner begins to search for him, intent on murder. [RF]

 

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