CTVA US Military Anthology - "Fight" (syndicated) (1958-59 )  Host General George C. Kenney

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Flight (1958-59)  
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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UCLA Film and Television Archive


California National Presentation
Filmed by McCadden Productions
Airborne Productions, Inc (except eps. #32, #33 #38)
Executive Producer Al Simon (except eps. #32, #33 #38)
Produced by Robert Stillman (except eps. #32, #38)
Produced in cooperation with the
United States Air Force and Dept. of Defense
for
First-Run Syndication

US Airforce Anthology series 1958-59  38 episodes x 30 min

Hosted by
General George C. Kenney
Premise:
The Story of the United States Airforce.

Background:
Al Simon also produced the 1957-58 anthology series "Panic!"
"The Beverly Hillbillies/Petticoat Junction/Green Acres" "Mr. Ed"
Robert Stillman was also associate producer of
"The Adventures of Hiram Holiday" (1956-57)

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Syndicated Program

[01] Flight (anthology): PARACHUTE JUMP (series pilot)
(c) 1958,   04Nov58 NBC NYC Tue 7pm
director, Maury Geraghty
writer, Douglas Morrow.
film editor, Henry DeMond; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Richard Jaeckle, Alan Dexter, Richard Dial, Major Richard Saxe,
Captain Carl Sidders, William Forrest, Bruce Underhill, Dick Elmore,
Guy Way, Staff Sgt. Carl Brian.
Host: General George C. Kenney.
Synopsis:
A soldier is bailing out of an airplane during a maneuver when his
parachute tangles, leaving him dangling from the plane. [RF] (film)

1.02 [--] Flight (anthology): TYPHOON CHASERS
(c) 1958 Show no. 2
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Leonard Heideman.
film editor, Henry DeMond; photography, Arch R.
Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
William Phipps, Wesley Lau, Tom Brown, Joe Flynn, Bobs
Watson.
Host: General George C. Kenney.
Synopsis:
It is the summer of 1950. A typhoon is heading for Okinawa where B-29's are
preparing for a bombing mission. [RF/TA]
(Aired 13Sep59 on WTVY-9, Dothan, Alabama, Sun. 9pm)

[--] Flight (anthology): EXPERIMENT OXYGEN
(c) 1958 Show no. 71244 (might be show no. 14/or no.03 ??)
director, Jean Yarbrough ;
writer, Leonard Heideman.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Barry Atwater, Cathy Downs, Michael Miller, Jim Bridges, Jimmy Baird,
John Bryant, Robert Wark, Henry Hunter, Lee Warren.
 Host: General George C. Kenney.
Synopsis:
A young Air Force doctor tries to determine whether or not an overdose
of oxygen is causing jet pilots to lose control of their planes. [RF]

[04] Flight (anthology): FLIGHT SURGEON
(c) 1958 Show no. 4.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, John Meredyth Lucas.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Peter Hansen, Robert Chapman, Barry Cahill, Simon Scott, Buck Young,
Myrna Fahey, Bing Russell, Richard Davies.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

1.05 [--] Flight (anthology): ESCAPE
McCadden (c)1958 Show no. 5.
25Jul59 NBC Sat WCSH-TV Portland Maine
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Douglas Morrow.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Paul Burke
Armand Alzamora
Bert Kaiser
Ed Platt
Dick Crane
Joel Marston
Ken Wales
Host: General George C. Kenney
Synopsis:
An American jet pilot is show down and lands on an island. [RF]

[06] Flight (anthology): SKY HOOK
McCadden (c)1958 Show no. 6.
(15Nov58 NBC Sat WCSH-TV Portland Maine, 6:30pm) [RF]
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Robert Dennis.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Douglas Dick, Paul Picerni, Sydney Smith, Louis Jean Heydt,
Robert Carricart, Gene Coogan, Rube Schaffer.
Host: General George C. Kenney.
Synopsis 1:
Air Force Intelligence, needing information in the possession of a German
general works out a scheme to capture him. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
A special trained team of intelligence experts is dropped into occupied Europe. [RF]

 [07] Flight (anthology): RED CHINA RESCUE
McCadden (c) 1958 Show no. 7.
(17Sep59 ABC Thurs)
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Leonard Heideman.
film editor, Frank Baldridge; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Steve Brodie, Fred Eisley, Robert McQueeney, Harlan Warde,
Louise Fletcher, Robert Dix, George Pelling, Lance Howard.
Host: General George C. Kenney.
Synopsis:
When a Dutch cargo plane disappears off the coast of Southern China,
Air Rescue Service comes to its aid. [RF]

[08] Flight (anthology): BOMBS IN THE BELFRY
(c) 1958 Show no. 8.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, John Kneubuhl, Leonard Heideman.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Dick Jones, Robert Knapp, Brett Halsey, Alan Wells, Walter Reed,
Luis Alvarez, Anna Navarro.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

1.09 [--] Flight (anthology): THE HARD WAY
McCadden production (c) 1958 Show no. 9.
(15Aug1959 NBC Sat WCSH-TV Portland Maine, 6:30pm)
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Tony Barrett.
film editor, Henry DeMond; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Tom Laughlin, Joel Ashley, Robert Nichols, Brad Trumbell, Ron Foster,
Lee Roberts.
Host: General George C. Kenney.
Synopsis:
A fighter pilot sent out to photograph enemy territory is not satisfied with his assignment. [RF]

[10] Flight (anthology): THE DART
(c) 1958 Show no. 10.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Harold Swanton.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Herbert Rudley, Mike Road, Wesley Lau, Charles Carpenter, Bob Anderson,
Jim Smith, Bek Nelson.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[11] Flight (anthology): WINDOW IN THE SKY
(c) 1958 by Airborne Productions, Inc. Show no. 11.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Fenton Earnshaw.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
James Drury, Robert Ellis, Toni Gerry, Joe Flynn, Alan Dexter,
William Pullen, John Close, Michael Hemingway, Lorence Kerr,
L.Q. Jones.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[12] Flight (anthology): THE DERELICT
(c) 1958 Show no. 12.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Arthur Brown, Jr.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Robert Christopher, Patrick Waltz, Christopher Dark, Ray Montgomery,
Ed Perry, William Cassidy, Steve Ihnat.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[13] Flight (anthology): THE MINEFIELD
(c) 1958 Show no. 13.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Ellis Marcus.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Russell Johnson, Dan Barton, William Phipps, Chris Warfield.
Host: General George C. Kenney.
Synopsis:
Captain John Budlong's B-25 is hit by flak while over enemy territory
in Korea. [RF]

[14] Show No. 14 - no details

[15] Flight (anthology): CRASH INVESTIGATION
(c) 1958 Show no. 15.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, John Meredyth Lucas.
film editor, Henry DeMond; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Robert Gist, Arthur Hanson, John Eldredge, Robert Karnes, Grant Withers,
Sue England, James Parnell, Earl Parker.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[16] Flight (anthology): HAVANA RUN
(c) 1958 Show no. 16.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writers, Les Farber, Mary Fay.
film editor, Henry DeMond; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
William Joyce, Anna-Lisa, Than Wyenn, Tom Coley, John Close,
Lewis Martin, James Parnell, Pat Michon.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

1.17 [--] Flight (anthology): FINAL APPROACH
McCadden prod. (c) 1958 Show no. 17.
06Nov59 CBS Fri
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, John Meredyth Lucas.
film editor, Frank Baldridge; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Host: General George C. Kenney.
Cast/perfomers:
Ross Elliott, Terry Frost, David R. Ross, Don Nagel, Jimmy Murphy,
William Erwin, Max Mellinger, Irene Vernon, Anne Anderson, Ed Nelson,
Norman Alden, James Parnell.
Synopsis:
Three crew members of a B-47 find their lives endangered when their landing
gear refuses to operate as they return from a practice run. [RF]

[18] Flight (anthology): TEXAS FLIERS
(c) 1958 Show no. 18.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Burt Sims.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Scott Marlowe, Richard Carlyle, Claudia Barrett, William Swan,
James Douglas, Charles Tannen, Gates Brown.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[19] Flight (anthology): JAPANESE CODE
(c) 1958 Show no. 19.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Leonard Heideman.
film editor, Frank Baldridge; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Simon Scott, James Seay, Ben Morris, Richard Crane, Joseph Holland,
Mort Thompson.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[20] Flight (anthology): FLIGHT PLAN
(c) 1958 Show no. 20.
director, Jean Yarbrough;
writer, Richard M. Powell.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Liam Sullivan, Ray Montgomery, Walter Kelley, William Hudson,
Brad Trumbull, Leon Tyler, Leonard Graves, Frank Ray, Robert Sherman,
Jack Wagner.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[21] Flight (anthology): MASTER SERGEANT
(c) 1958 Show no. 21.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Douglas Morrow.
film editor, Frank Baldridge; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Patrick McVey, Eric Fleming, Burt Reynolds, Tom Irish,
Amzie Strickland, Bobs Watson, Ken Wales, Don Etner.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[22] Flight (anthology): THE SNARK
(c) 1958 Show no. 22.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Leonard Heideman.
film editor, Henry DeMond; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Robert Gist, Clark Howat, Christian Drake, Robert Richards,
William Lundmark, William Bryant, Warner Jones.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

1.23 [--] Flight (anthology): BORDER INCIDENT
McCadden (c) 1958 Show no. 23.
(07Aug59 CBS Fri WPRO-TV Providence RI)
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Tony Barrett.
film editor, Frank Baldridge; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Robert Cabal, Edward Kemmer, Clark Howat, Eugene Iglesias,
George Sawaya, Conrado Maga, Kimo Mahi.
Host: General George C. Kenney.
Synopsis:
After participating in an American jet-pilot training program, a young native
of Vietnam vanishes with a T-33 carrying a load of high explosives. [RF]

[24] Flight (anthology): OPERATION ANGEL
(c) 1958 Show no. 24.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Tony Barrett.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Nancy Hadley, Robert Brubaker, James Bannon, John Pickard,
Stanley Clements, James Callahan.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[25] Flight (anthology): SUBMARINE PATROL
(c) 1958 Show no. 25.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Leonard Heideman.
film editor, Henry DeMond; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Lyle Talbot, Norman Leavitt, Olan Soule, Larry Blake, Kay Stewart,
Francis DeSales, Jess Kirkpatrick.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[26] Flight (anthology): DECISION
(c) 1958 Show no. 26.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Jack Laird.
film editor, Henry DeMond; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Herbert Rudley, Nelson Leigh, Alvy Moore, Robin Hughes, James Hong,
Ashley Cowan, Joseph Sargent.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[27] Flight (anthology): DESTINATION NORMANDY
(c) 1958 Show no. 27.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, John Hawkins.
film editor, Henry DeMond; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
William Phipps, Wesley Lau, Tom Brown, Joe Flynn, Bobs Watson.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[28] Flight (anthology): STORY OF A GENERAL (documentary)
(c) 1959 Show no. 28.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Thomson Burtis.
film editor, Willard Nico; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Host: General George C. Kenney.
Summary:
In a departure from the usual dramatic stories presented on Flight,
this program is a documentary which takes a look at the men and the planes of the past.

[29] Flight (anthology): EYE FOR VICTORY
(c)1959 Airborne Productions, Inc. Show no. 29.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Fenton Earnshaw.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Burt Reynolds, Robert Anderson, Larry Thor, Rollin Moriyima, Al Toigo,
Clifford Kawada, Bob Kino, Johnny Western.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[30] Flight (anthology): ENEMY AGENT
(c) 1958 Show no. 30.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Douglas Morrow.
film editor, Henry DeMond; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Douglas Kennedy, Arthur Hanson, Barney Phillips, John Hubbard,
Walter Reed, Peggy Taylor, Gene Coogan, Roy Lennart.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[31] Flight (anthology): SHOW OF FORCE
(c) 1958 Show no. 31.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Leonard Heideman.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Douglas Kennedy, Ron Haggerty, Chris Dark, Addison Richards,
Robert Karnes, Norm Alden, Mike Miller, Sally Todd, Gene Roth.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[32] Flight (anthology): VERTIJET
(c) 1959 Robert Hinkle Productions. Show no. 32.
producer, Robert Hinkle
director, Gerry Morton
writer, Vance Skarstedt.
film editor, Warren Adams; photography, Larry Raimond.
Cast/perfomers:
John Agar, Dub Taylor, Barne Williams, Maureen Arthur, Vance Skarstedt,
Robert Hinkle, Adoree Evans, Whitney Hughes, Alan Thomason.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[33] Flight (anthology): CHOPPER FOUR
(c) 1959 Raylock Productions, inc. Show no. 33.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Jack Laird.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Robert Knapp, William Lundmark, Pat Waltz, Hugh Sanders, Joe Conley,
Wally Cassell, Edward Faulkner, Forrest Compton, Joseph Breen,
Robert Nash, Renny McEvoy.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[34] Flight (anthology): THREE MEN
(c) 1959 Show no. 34.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Leonard Heideman.
film editor, Henry DeMond; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
John Pickard, Forrest Compton, Mason Alan Dinehart, Carol Leigh,
John Conwell, Ingrid Goude, Peter Bourne, Ron Foster, Robert Fallon,
Jimmy Hayes.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[35] Flight (anthology): MERCY COMMANDO
(c) 1959 Show no. 35.
director, Jean Yarbrough
writer, Jack Laird.
film editor, Bruce Pierce; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Lynn Bernay, Brian Kelly, Larry Thor, Jacqueline Scott, Scott Peters,
Sid Bowe.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[36] Flight (anthology): THE CHAPLIN STORY
(c) 1959 Airborne Productions, Inc. Show no. 36.
executive producer, Al Simon
producer, Edward Cullen
director, Jules Bricken ;
writers, Russell S. Hughes, Leonard Heideman.
film editors, Victor C. Lewis, Jr., Bruce Pierce;
photography, Arch R. Dalzell, Lloyd Ahern.
Cast/perfomers:
Marshall Thompson, Carol Leigh, John Pickard, Forrest Compton,
Harvey Stephens, Rollin Moriyama, Mason Alan Dinehart, John Dennis,
Danny Chang, Chester Gan.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

[37] Flight (anthology): SURVIVAL
(c) 1959 Show no. 37.
director, Val Raset
writer, Leonard Heideman
film editor, Willard Nico; photography, Arch R. Dalzell.
Cast/perfomers:
Marshall Thompson, John Pickard, Mason Alan Dinehart, Robert Fallon,
Forrest Compton, Ron Foster, Jimmy Hayes.
Host: General George C. Kenney

[38] Flight (anthology): OUTPOST IN SPACE
(c) 1959 by Raylock Productions, inc. Show no. 38.
producers, Jack Rabin, Irving Block ;
director, Boris Sagal
writer, Anthony Ellis.
film ditor, William H. Webb; photography, William Snyder.
Cast/perfomers:
Robert McQueeney, Theodore Marcusse, Robert Gist, Robert Fuller,
Ron Hagerthy, James Callahan, Robert Sherman, Lisa Britton, Frank Ray.
Host: General George C. Kenney.

 [--] Flight (anthology): (unidentified episode)
Synopsis:
The paths of three men cross in a fateful encounter over Germany
during the big push just before V-E Day. (Victory in Europe) [TA]

[--] Flight (anthology): (unidentified episode) (possibly #25)
(25Mar59 NBC Wed 10:30pm ET Columbus)
Synopsis:
A pilot attempts to convince government officials that CAP planes
should be used against German U-Boats. [RF]

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