CTVA US Medical Drama - "Janet Dean, Registered Nurse" (syndicated program)(1954-55) starring Ella Raines

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - US Medical Drama Series

Janet Dean,
Registered Nurse

 aka "The Ella Raines Show"
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Jim Brent, Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive
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JANET DEAN, REGISTERED NURSE
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WRCA Productions
for
First Run- Syndication
Produced by Joan Mary Harrison

US Medical Drama series 1954-55 possibly 39 episodes x 30 min bw
Starring:
Ella Raines as Janet Dean

Premise:
Stories of a New York nurse.

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Syndicated Program
Episodes listed in Alphabetical Order

    [01] Janet Dean: THE APPLEGATE CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
A smug, bigoted, wealthy New England woman refuses aid from a refugee
doctor. [JB]

[02] Janet Dean: THE BAKER CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
When Janet helps a child care for a sick pet she learns that there is
a real human sickness in the home too. [JB]

[03] Janet Dean: THE BANKS CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
A laborer falls from a steel girder but the insurance company is told
he actually jump and refuses to five him the insurance money. [JB]

[04] Janet Dean: THE BARTO CASE (The Barton Case)
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet helps a famous violinist recover after an auto accident in which
his hand is permanently injured. Pride and self-pity threaten to ruin
his marriage until Janet steps in. [JB]
Note: above listed twice as “Barton” and twice as “Barto” [JB]

[05] Janet Dean: THE BELLAMY CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
No information available

[06] Janet Dean: THE BENNETT CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
A crippled young woman returns to her family after a polio attack. Driven
by inner conflict, she makes a valiant effort to meet her self-conceived
obligations to her husband. [JB]

[07] Janet Dean: THE BENTON CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet is assigned to the case of a popular ballet dancer who is under
psychiatric treatment. [JB]

[08] Janet Dean: THE BLAKE CASE
(sometimes listed incorrectly as "The Black Case")
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet is assigned to Irish Blake, manager of a pennant-winning team. [JB]

[09] Janet Dean: THE BRADSHAW CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
An alcoholic, a floundering marriage and the strongly possessive nature
of a sister, are the three dominates in the case for Janet. [JB]

[10] Janet Dean: THE BURLINGAME CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet is assigned to care for a sharp-tongued old judge. [JB]

[11] Janet Dean: THE COLEMAN CASE
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[12] Janet Dean: THE EDWARDS CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet engages in a battle of wits with one of England’s top diplomats. [JB]

[13] Janet Dean: THE ERSKINE CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
A bank robbery, a wounded man and the vicious assailant who’s bent on
finishing his victim off provide a terrifying experience for Janet. [JB]

[14] Janet Dean: THE GAGE CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
A jockey, who is recuperating from shock after being thrown from his
horse, tells Janet of an attempt to fix future horse races. [JB]

1.15 [--] Janet Dean: THE GARCIA CASE
13-July-1954 NBC ? 8:00pm
Written by Victor Wolfson
Directed by James Neilson
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Guest Cast
Sal Mineo .............. Jose Garcia
Miriam Goldina ......... Mrs. Garcia
Will Kuluva ............ Mr. Garcia
Adnia Rice
Janet discovers that a little boy needs an operation his mother won’t
permit. [JB]

1.16 [--] Janet Dean: THE GOMEZ CASE
30-Nov-1954 WNBT 7:00pm)
Written by Max Wilk
Directed by Peter Godfrey
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Guest Cast:
Darren McGavin ......... Tony Burito
Grace Valentine
Frieda Altman
Lewis Charles
Leonard Elliott
John Anderson
Synopsis 1:
Janet enters a jammed elevator, which may crash at anytime, to
administer to injured passengers. She ignores the warning given
by the elevator starter. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
An elevator accident in a building in which Janet is buying some
dresses brings her into a highly dangerous situation. [JB]

[17] Janet Dean: THE HUTCHINS CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet helps to expose a baby-selling racket. [JB]

[18] Janet Dean: THE JENNINGS CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet learns that her young patient is unhappy about returning to
school because he cannot study music. [JB]

[19] Janet Dean: THE CASE OF THE JINX NURSE
20-July-1954 NBC Tue 20:00-20:30
Written by Gore Vidal
http://rjbuffalo.com/gore-vidal-teleplays.html
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Synopsis:
Reminiscing over her service in England during the last war, Janet
tells the story of her encounter with a girl of tragedy known as
“jinx nurse.” [JB]

[20] Janet Dean: THE JOHNSON CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Synopsis 1:
When Janet is assigned to the case of a desperately ill man, she
moves intoa perilous situation. When the man dies, his wife is beaten
by mysterious intruders who are trying to find out, through her, if
the man has told Janet anything during his dying moments. Janet answers
a false assignment in a waterfront tenement building and is trapped
by the mystery men. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
After a patient dies, his widow is beaten, and Janet is threatened by members
of a crime ring. [JB]

[21] Janet Dean: THE KENNEDY CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
A wealthy and domineering mother tries to keep her son and his fiancee apart.
Janet learns of the situation when she is assigned to nurse the son, a Korean
veteran.

[22] Janet Dean: THE KITTERING CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Nurse Dean tries to cure a frustrated and lonely old woman of her
psychosomatic ills, and to restore her to the role of normal, happy,
mother, mother-in-law and grandmother. [JB]

[23] Janet Dean: THE LESLIE CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet’s duties are with a blind patient who has fallen on the stairs of
her home. [JB]

[24] Janet Dean: THE LEWIS CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet is assigned to attend a prizefighter after he has been hurt in a brawl
after a bout in which he was disqualified for dirty fighting. [JB]
(28Oct54 Ch7 Detroit-ABC affiliate, Thursday 10:30pm Eastern)

[25] Janet Dean: THE MARTINEZ CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet witnesses an attempted robbery by a gang of teenagers in a slum area. [JB]

[26] Janet Dean: THE NORTON CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet’s surprised to discover that the parents of a young patient are
ignorant of the care of infants. [JB]

[27] Janet Dean: THE PUTNAM CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Sylvia Peters subs for Janet and gets interested in a young doctor’s fight. [JB]

1.28 Janet Dean: THE RANDALL CASE
07Sep1954 CBS Tue
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Synopsis 1:
Assigned to care for a young mother-to-be, Janet is surprised at the girl’s
apparent disinterest in her coming child. Learning that the couple plan a
divorce, Janet makes some plans of her own. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
When Janet Dean is assigned to care for young Nona Randall during the weeks
before the birth of her baby, she finds the parents are disinterested in the
birth of their first child. [RF]

[29] Janet Dean: THE SLOANE CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet helps clear a friend’s name in a case about an overdose of sleeping pills. [JB]

[30] Janet Dean: THE TALBOT CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
After an attempted suicide, a Broadway actress receives medicine, kindness and
common sense from Janet. [JB]

1.31 [--] Janet Dean: THE VAN HORN CASE
10-Aug-1954 WNBT 7:00pm
Written by Max Wilk
Directed by ??
Guest Cast:
Darren McGavin
Ginger McManus ....... Betty
Lester Lonigan ....... Don

[32] Janet Dean: THE WALDO CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet tries to help an impoverished father who is worried about his daughter.
The girl has been keeping secret late evening dates with a mystery man. [JB]

[33] Janet Dean: THE WALSH CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet treats a child for measles and becomes involved in a romantic triangle.
[JB]

[34] Janet Dean: THE WINTERS CASE
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
When a Broadway child actor is injured by falling scenery, Janet learns his
illness is partly mental. [JB]

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[--] Janet Dean: (Title Unknown)
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
A beautiful model is seriously burned.

[--] Janet Dean: (Title Unknown)
Starring: Ella Raines (as Janet Dean)
Janet seeks a rabid dog loose in the neighborhood.
Note: possibly “The Baker Case” episode

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