CTVA US Anthology - "Your Story Theater" (Hal Roach/DuMont-NBC)(1950-51)

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Your Story Theater (1950-51)
a.k.a. Durkee Story Theatre
Sponsors  Durkee Foods

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive

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with contributions by: Rina Fox  [Updated March 2019]
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)
Long Beach Independent, NYT and Brooklyn Daily Eagle

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YOUR STORY THEATER
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Filmed at Hal Roach Studios
for
KECA ch 7 Long Beach Saturdays (04Nov1950 to 28Apr1951)
DuMONT Fridays (17Nov50-11May51)

US Anthology series 1950-51 26 episodes x 30 min (Filmed Dramas)

Premise:
The series dramatizes the stories of such famed authors as Guy De Maupassant, Robert Louis Stevenson,
Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, Victor Hugo and Mark Twain.
Stars to appear include Reginald Denny, Hurd Hatfield, Leif Erickson, Jeanne Cagney, Sterling Holloway,
Alan Redd, Gale Page and many others.

 

Originally aired on  "Your Show Time" (NBC)(1949)

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KECA ch 7 Long Beach Saturdays (04Nov1950 to 28Apr1951)
DuMONT Fridays (17Nov50-11May51)

[01] Your Story Theater: THE DIAMOND NECKLACE  [Premiere]
04Nov1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
17Nov1950 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Teleplay by Louis Lantz and Stanley Rubin
Adapted from a 1884 short story by Guy de Maupassant
Directed by Sobey Martin
starring
John Beal
Maria Palmer
Stanley Andrews
Fay Baker
and Arthur Shields (as the Bookshop Man)
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on January 21, 1949.

[02] Your Story Theater: SIRE DE MALETROIT'S
11Nov1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
24Nov1950 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from a short story by Robert Louis Stevenson
starring
Morris Carnovsky
Dan O'Herlihy
Allene Roberts
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on January 28, 1949.

[03] Your Story Theater: MADEMOISELLE FIFI
18Nov1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
01Dec1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from a short story by Guy de Maupassant
starring
Jay Adler
Roman Bohnen
Tanis Chandler
Hurd Hatfield
Joy Page
Frank Reicher
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on February 4, 1949.

[04] Your Story Theater: THE MUMMY'S FOOT
25Nov1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
08Dec1950 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from a story by Theophile Gautier
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.
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on February 11, 1949.

[05] Your Story Theater: THE SUBSTITUTE
02Dec1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
15Dec1950 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from a short story by Guy de Maupassant
starring
Robert Alda
Suzanne Dalbert
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on February 18, 1949.

[06] Your Story Theater: THE INVISIBLE WOUND (WOMAN)
09Dec1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
22Dec1950 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from a story by Robert Louis Stevenson
starring
Reginald Denny
Maria Palmer
Synopsis:
After killing his wife in mistaken jealousy, an English nobleman suffers from a painful psychic disturbance. [RF]
*Note: Listed as "The Invisible Wound" in Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on February 25, 1949.

[07] Your Story Theater: A CAPTURE
16Dec1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
29Dec1950 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
starring
Sterling Holloway
Jeanne Cagney
Houseley Stevenson Jr.
Richard Travis
Synopsis:
A young farm girl single-handedly captures two Confederate soliders during the Civil War. [RF]
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on March 4, 1949.

[08] Your Story Theater: THE REAL THING
23Dec1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
05Jan1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from a story by Henry James
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]
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on March 11, 1949.

[09] Your Story Theater: THE TREASURE OF FRANCHARD
30Dec1950 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
12Jan1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from the Robert Louis Stevenson story
starring
Alan Reed
and Selena Royle
Synopsis:
A philosophical physician adopts a homeless waif. [RF]
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on March 18, 1949.

[10] Your Story Theater: THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
06Jan1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
19Jan1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Teleplay by Walter Doniger
Adapted from the short story by Arthur Conan Doyle
Directed by Sobey Martin
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]
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on March 25, 1949.

[11] Your Story Theater: THE TENOR
13Jan1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
26Jan1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
starring
Julie Adams
Carol Brannon
Hugo Haas
Lee Patrick
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on April 1, 1949.

[12] Your Story Theater: THE MANCHESTER MARRIAGE
20Jan1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
02Feb1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from the Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson Gaskell story
starring
Jan Clayton
Richard Travis
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on April 8, 1949.

[13] Your Story Theater: THE LADY OR THE TIGER
27Jan1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
09Feb1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
starring
Leif Erickson
William Frawley
Peggy Knudsen
Eve Miller
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on April 15, 1949.

[14] Your Story Theater: A CONFESSION ON NEW YEAR'S EVE
03Feb1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
16Feb1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from the Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann story
starring
John Archer
Stanley Waxman
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on April 22, 1949.

[15] Your Story Theater: THE MYSTERIOUS PICTURE
10Feb1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
23Feb1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
starring
Marc Daniels
Hugo Haas
Mark Stevens
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on April 29, 1949.

[16] Your Story Theater: AN OLD, OLD STORY
17Feb1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
02Mar1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from a story by H.C. Brunner
starring
Selena Royle
Eric Blore
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on May 6, 1949.

[17] Your Story Theater: THE MARQUISE
24Feb1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
09Mar1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted by George Sand
Story by Armandine Aurore Lucile Dupin
starring
Leif Erickson
Elizabeth Fraser
Synopsis:
Highborn lady falls in love with a famous actor.
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on May 13, 1949.

[18] Your Story Theater: THE MILLION POUND BANK NOTE
02Mar1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
16Mar1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from a story by Mark Twain
starring
Ross Ford
Paula Raymond
Synopsis:
Two brothers make a bet which changes the fortunes of a young American stranger. [RF]
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on May 20, 1949.

[19] Your Story Theater: BIRTHDAY OF THE INFANTS (INFANTA)
09Mar1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
23Mar1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
starring
Gene Reynolds
Gloria Holden
Frank Wilcox
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on May 27, 1949.
*NOTE: Listed as "Birthday of the Infanta" in Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

[20] Your Story Theater: WHY THOMAS WAS DISCHARGED
16Mar1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
30Mar1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from a story by George Arnold
starring
Marc Daniels
Marcia Mae Jones
Tom Stevenson
Gil Stratton
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on June 3, 1949.

[21] Your Story Theater: THE BISHOP'S EXPERIMENT
24Mar1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
06Apr1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from a story by Victor Hugo
starring
Leif Erickson
Ludwig Donath
Synopsis:
A bishop keeps his residence unlocked to show hi complete trust in humanity. [RF]
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on June 10, 1949.

[22] Your Story Theater: THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG
31Mar1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
13Apr1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from a story by Mark Twain
starring
Kirby Grant
Kristine Miller
Synopsis:
A gambling man is tricked by a city slicker.
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on June 17, 1949.

[23] Your Story Theater: COLONEL STARBOTTLE FOR THE PLAINTIFF
07Apr1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
20Apr1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from a story by Bret Harte
starring
Robert Warwick
Jane Nigh
Synopsis:
A victory turns to ashes in the mouth of the victor. [RF]
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on July 1, 1949.

[24] Your Story Theater: AN ONLY SON
14Apr1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
27Apr1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Adapted from a story by Sarah Orne Jewett
starring
Richard Crane
Judy Sochor
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on June 24, 1949.

[25] Your Story Theater: CRICKET ON THE HEARTH
21Apr1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
04May1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Teleplay by Louis Lantz
Adapted from a story by Charles Dickens
Directed by Sobey Martin
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.
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on July 8, 1949.

[26] Your Story Theater: A LODGING FOR THE NIGHT [Final episode of the series]
28Apr1951 Sat [KECA channel 7 Long Beach]
11May1951 DuMont Fri 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Teleplay by Edward Huebsch
Adapted from a short story by Robert Louis Stevenson
Directed by Sobey Martin
starring
Stanley Waxman
Eva Gabor
*Note: Originally aired on NBC's "
Your Show Time" on July 15, 1949.

* Replaced with Bill Gwinn.

NBC Sundays/Mondays - Summer Reruns (24Jun51-17Sep51)

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