CTVA US Anthology - "Your Show Time" (NBC)(1949)

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Your Show Time (NBC)(1949)  -  Your Story Theater (DuMont-NBC)(1950-51)

Your Show Time (1949)

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive

http://ctva.biz/index.htm

with contributions by:

J. Fred MacDonald (www.macfilms.com), Randy Bonneville, Rina Fox [Updated March 2019]
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

 

YOUR SHOW TIME

Marshall Grant-Realm Production
for

NBC (Fridays)

 

US Filmed Anthology series  1949  26 episodes x 30 min ( 21Jan49-15Jul49)    

 

Hosted by Arthur Shields

 

An early series of FILMED dramas

 

"Your Show Time" has the distinction of being the first recipient of the very

first Emmy award presented to a network show.

The award was for the premiere episode "The Necklace".

 

Some episodes rerun on

Your Story Theater - aka - Durkee Story - aka - Home Theatre (DuMont)(1950-51)

 

Syndication title Film Drama 1955

Syndication title Story Theater 1956.

 

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NBC Fridays (21-Jan-1949 to 15-Jul-1949).

 

1.01 [--] Your Show Time: THE NECKLACE (Emmy Winner)

21-Jan-1949 NBC Fri

Teleplay by Louis Lantz and Stanley Rubin
Adapted from a 1884 short story by Guy de Maupassant
Directed by Sobey Martin

Hosted by Arthur Shields
starring
John Beal
Maria Palmer
Stanley Andrews
Fay Baker
and Arthur Shields (as the Bookshop Man)

 

1.02 [--] Your Show Time: THE SIRE DE MALETROIT'S DOOR

28-Jan-1949 NBC Fri

Adapted from a short story by Robert Louis Stevenson

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Morris Carnovsky

Dan O'Herlihy

Allene Roberts

 

1.03 [--] Your Show Time: MADAMOISELLE FIFI

04-Feb-1949 NBC Fri

sponsored by Lucky Strike cigarettes

story by Guy de Maupassant

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Jay Adler

Roman Bohnen

Tanis Chandler

Hurd Hatfield

Joy Page

Frank Reicher

Comments:
A strongly anti-German story. [JFM]

 

1.04 [--] Your Show Time: THE MUMMY'S FOOT

11-Feb-1949 NBC Fri

Adapted from a story by Theophile Gautier

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Herbert Anderson
Peggy Dow
Phyllis Coates
J. Edward Bromberg

Synopsis:
Peter Renault is a young playwright is caught up in his own story of an ancient Egyptian artifact.

 

1.05 [--] Your Show Time: THE SUBSTITUTE

18-Feb-1949 NBC Fri

adapted from the Guy de Maupassant story

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Robert Alda

Suzanne Dalbert

 

1.06 [--] Your Show Time: THE INVISIBLE WOUND

25-Feb-1949 NBC Fri

adapted from the Robert Louis Stevenson story

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Reginald Denny

Maria Palmer

Synopsis:
After killing his wife in mistaken jealousy, an English nobleman

 suffers from a painful psychic disturbance. [RF]

 

1.07 [--] Your Show Time:  A CAPTURE

04-Mar-1949 NBC Fri

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Sterling Holloway

Jean Cagney

Houseley Stevenson Jr.

Richard Travis 

Synopsis:
A young farm girl single-handedly captures two  Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. [RF]

 

1.08 [--] Your Show Time: THE REAL THING

11-Mar-1949 NBC Fri

Adapted from a story by Henry James

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

John Archer

Marjorie Lord

Selena Royle

Dan Seymour

Synopsis:
A penniless husband and wife try to obtain jobs

as models-models of "the real thing". [RF]

 

1.09 [--] Your Show Time: THE TREASURE OF FRANCHARD

18-Mar-1949 NBC Fri

adapted from the Robert Louis Stevenson story

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Alan Reed

Synopsis:
A philosophical physician adopts a homeless waif. [RF]

 

1.10 [--] Your Show Time: THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BIRD

25-Mar-1949 NBC Fri

Teleplay by Walter Doniger
Adapted from the short story by Arthur Conan Doyle
Directed by Sobey Martin

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring
Alan Napier .... Sherlock Holmes
Evelyn Ankers ..... Helen Stoner
Melville Cooper .... Dr. John H. Watson
Edgar Barrier .... Dr. Grimesby Roylott
Richard Fraser ..... John Armitage
Gail Roberts ....... Jean Stoner

Synopsis:
Sherlock Holmes investigates the murder of a young

girl on the eve of her marriage. [RF]

 

1.11 [--] Your Show Time: THE TENOR

01-Apr-1949 NBC Fri

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Julie Adams

Carol Brannon

Hugo Haas

Lee Patrick

 

1.12 [--] Your Show Time: THE MANCHESTER MARRIAGE

08-Apr-1949 NBC Fri

adapted from the Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson Gaskell story

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Jan Clayton

Richard Travis

 

1.13 [--] Your Show Time: THE LADY OR THE TIGER

15-Apr-1949 NBC Fri

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Leif Erickson

William Frawley

Peggy Knudsen

Eve Miller

 

1.14 [--] Your Show Time: A CONFESSION ON NEW YEAR'S EVE

22-Apr-1949 NBC Fri

adapted from the Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann story

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

John Archer

Stanley Waxman

 

1.15 [--] Your Show Time: THE MYSTERIOUS PICTURE

29-Apr-1949 NBC Fri

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Marc Daniels

Hugo Haas

Mark Stevens

 

1.16 [--] Your Show Time: AN OLD, OLD STORY

06-May-1949 NBC Fri

adapted from the H.C. Bunner story

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Eric Blore

Selena Royle

 

1.17 [--] Your Show Time: THE MARQUISE

13-May-1949 NBC Fri

adapted from the George Sand

story by Armandine Aurore Lucile Dupin

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Leif Erickson

Elizabeth Fraser

Synopsis:

Highborn lady falls in love with a famous actor. [RF]

 

1.18 [--] Your Show Time: THE MILLION POUND BANK NOTE

20-May-1949 NBC Fri

Adapted from a story by Mark Twain

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Ross Ford

Paula Raymond

Synopsis:

Two brothers make a bet which changes the fortunes of a young American stranger. [RF]

 

1.19 [--] Your Show Time: BIRTHDAY OF THE INFANTS

27-May-1949 NBC Fri

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Gloria Holden

Gene Reynolds

Frank Wilcox

 

1.20 [--] Your Show Time: WHY THOMAS WAS DISCHARGED

03-Jun-1949 NBC Fri

adapted from the George Arnold story

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring

Marc Daniels

Marcia Mae Jones

Tom Stevenson

Gil Stratton

 

1.21 [--] Your Show Time: THE BISHOP'S EXPERIMENT

10-Jun-1949 NBC Fri

Adapted from a story by Victor Hugo
Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring
Leif Erickson
Ludwig Donath

Synopsis:
A bishop keeps his residence unlocked to show his complete trust in humanity.
*Note: Syndication airing on Story Theater 27Jan1956. [RF]

 

1.22 [--] Your Show Time: THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY

17-Jun-1949 NBC Fri

Adapted from a story by Mark Twain aka Samuel Clemens

Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring
Kirby Grant
Kristine Miller

Synopsis:
A gambling man is tricked by a city slicker.
*Note: Syndication airing on Story Theater 03Feb56. [RF]

 

1.23 [--] Your Show Time: AN ONLY SON

24-Jun-1949 NBC Fri

Adapted from a story by Sarah Orne Jewett

Hosted by Arthur Shields
starring
Richard Crane
Judy Sochor

 

1.24 [--] Your Show Time: COLONEL STARBOTTLE FOR THE PLAINTIFF

01-Jul-1949 NBC Fri

Adapted from a story by Bret Harte

Hosted by Arthur Shields
starring
Robert Warwick
Jane Nigh

Synopsis:
A victory turns to ashes in the mouth of the victor. [RF]

 

1.25 [--] Your Show Time: CRICKET ON THE HEARTH

08-Jul-1949 NBC Fri

Teleplay by Louis Lantz
Adapted from a story by Charles Dickens
Directed by Sobey Martin

Hosted by Arthur Shields
starring
Heather Wilde
Thomas P. Dillon
Marten Lamont
Synopsis:
A cricket seeks to rescue a poor toymaker and his blind daughter from an exploitative miser.

 

1.26 [--] Your Show Time: A LODGING FOR THE NIGHT

15-Jul-1949 NBC Fri

Teleplay by Edward Huebsch
Adapted from a short story by Robert Louis Stevenson

Directed by Sobey Martin
Hosted by Arthur Shields

starring
Stanley Waxman
Eva Gabor

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*Many thanks to Randy Bonneville
Editor of Movie-TV-Radio Revue for the following correction and trivia.

The host for the series was Arthur Shields, not Fields.

Shields was a noted stage and film actor from Irelandís Abbey Players

who also happened to be the real-life brother of Oscar-winning character actor

Barry Fitzgerald. In fact, both men have roles in the classic film THE QUIET MAN (1952);

Fitzgerald plays Michaeleen Flynn and Shields is seen as Rev. Cyril Playfair.

 

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