CTVA US Military - "Navy Log" (Sam Gallu/ABC) Season 2 (1956-57)

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Season 2 (ABC) (1956-57)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: John King, Rina Fox, Sal Crisanti
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)


  ################# Navy Log #################
############## season 2 1956-57 ##############
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ABC Wednesdays 8:30pm
35 episodes

2.01 [40] Navy Log (anthology): THE DEATH OF DILLINGER-SAN
Sam Gallu prod #5707
17Oct56 ABC Wed
starring
William Allyn ........ Major Smith
Robert Knapp ......... Captain Weatherby
Selmer Jackson ....... Admiral Nimitz
Stuart Whitman ....... Plebe
Synopsis 1:
In one of the most daring espionage episodes of World War II, the Navy joins forces with the Army Air Corps to
shoot down the plane carrying  Admiral Yamamoto, the man who engineered the attack on Pearl Harbor. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
The U.S. aims its guns at a special target the plane of Japan's greatest admiral. [RF]

2.02 [41] Navy Log (anthology): THE BIG A
Sam Gallu prod #5701
24Oct56 ABC Wed
starring
Jack Larson .......... Freddie
Carl Milletaire ...... Nixie
Jerry Paris .......... Al
Leo Gordon ........... Smokey
Rayford Barnes ....... Plebe
Harry Harvey ......... Radioman
Synopsis:
As the compartment in which they are trapped slowly fills with water, four sailors pray for rescue. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Four sailors are trapped in a compartment slowly filling with water. [RF]

2.03 [42] Navy Log (anthology): A DAY FOR A STINGRAY
31-Oct-56 ABC Wed
Sam Gallu prod #5704
starring
Russ Conway ....... Commander Loomis
Paul Bryar ........ Torps
Britt Lomond ...... Lt. Fraser
William Phillips ... Windy
Wally Richards ..... Lt. Commander Moore
Synopsis:
The U.S. Navy, faced with the problem of rescuing pilots whose planes were shot down in enemy waters, sends submarines
to the rescue. As part of this plan, the  USS Stingray heads into shallow water within reach of enemy guns to pick up some
floating airmen before the Japanese do. [RF]
                                                         
2.04 [43] Navy Log: SCRATCH ONE HEARSE
Sam Gallu prod #5705
07Nov56 ABC Wed
starring
Harry Landers ........ Wally
Joseph Turkel ........ Striker
Robert Christopher ... Lt. Bowen
Edwin Bruce .......... Fuzzy
Synopsis:
Repeated and unsuccessful contacts with Nazi subs render a Coast Guard cutter crew rebellious.

2.05 [44] Navy Log (anthology): IN THE LABONZA
Sam Gallu Prod.
14Nov56 ABC Wed
Produced & Directed by Sam Gallu
Written by Allan E. Sloane
Director of photography Frank Phillips
starring
Richard Wessel ....... Dante Lacava
George Conrad ........ The Kid
Peter Leeds .......... Windy
Jack Lomas ........... Patterson
Frank Sully
House Peters Jr.
Richard Shannon
Steve Mitchell
Synopsis:
When the Seabees first made their appearance on Guadalcanal, their steamshovels, cranes and bulldozers drew a
barrage of hoots and jeers from  the seasoned Marines. But their invasion of a Japanese stronghold
causes them to change their opinion. [RF]

2.06 [45] Navy Log (anthology): MAN ALONE
Sam Gallu prod #5703
21Nov56 ABC Wed
starring
Don Hayden ........... Lt. Hugh Miller
William Benedict ..... Chadwick
John Compton ......... Scott
Synopsis:
Lt. Hugh Miller was cast ashore on a Japanese-held island in the South Pacific during World War 2.
 Despite serious injuries, Miller managed to survive for six weeks without being captured by the enemy.
*Note:
Miller, now a Naval commander, will make a personal appearance in this episode.

2.07 [46] Navy Log (anthology): THE PILOT
Sam Gallu Prod. #5702
28Nov56 ABC Wed
starring
Alberto Morin ........ Emile Deschamps
Robert Brubaker ...... Commander Lavoisier
Argentina Brunetti ... Mme. Deschamps
Gerry Taylor ......... Marguerite
John Banner
Synopsis 1:
The true story of Emile Deschamps, hero of the French Underground and savior of hundreds of Allied airmen
downed behind enemy lines. He  spirited our men to safety, faced and survived torture at the hands of the
Gestapo, and lived to help free his country of the Nazi horde. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A French civilian (Alberto Morin) plays an important part in the Allied invasion of North Africa. [RF]

2.08 [47] Navy Log (anthology): INCIDENT AT FORMOSA
Sam Gallu Prod. #5708
05Dec56 ABC
starring
Martin Milner ........ Monk Jacob
James Lydon .......... Joe Donovan
George Conrad ........ Mario
Marshall Kent ........ Admiral
Peter Chong .......... General
Synopsis:
Monk, a bombardier played a strategic role in the Korean War. [RF]

2.09 [48] Navy Log (anthology): PERIL ON THE SEA
Sam Gallu Prod. #5711
12Dec56 ABC
written by Allan E. Sloane
starring
Art Lewis ............ Yeoman Wein
Wayne Taylor ......... Cichowski
Chuck Courtney ....... Richardson
Robert Shayne ........ Chaplain
Robert Quarry ........ The Skeptic
********************* no synopsis ***********************

2.10 [49] Navy Log : DESTINATION: 1600 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW
Sam Gallu Prod. #5709
19Dec56 ABC
starring
Harry Lauter ......... Lt. Bob Richmond
Walter Coy ........... Lt. Colonel Jack Connors
Michael Whalen ....... Rear Admiral Harris
Ralph Smiley ......... The Watcher
Synopsis:
Two Naval officers are assigned to a top-secret mission during World War II. Their destination: the White House. [RF]

2.11 [50] Navy Log (anthology): A GUY CALLED MICKEY
Sam Gallu Prod. #5706
26Dec56 ABC
starring
Lane Nakano .......... Mikimoto
Charles R. Keane ..... David Taylor
Nicky Blair .......... Tony Galucci
Teru Shimada ......... Judge Toyama
Paul F. Smith ........ Mike Monahan
Synopsis:
A young Japanese boy befriends a downed American pilot. [RF]

2.12 [51] Navy Log (anthology): BUZZ BOY
Sam Gallu Prod. #5723
02Jan57 ABC
starring
Robert Easton ........ Ensign Knute Lee
John Hubbard ......... Skipper
Edd Brynes ........... Pilot
Richard Devon ........ Pilot
James Anderson ....... Officer
Synopsis:
Ensign Knute Lee's reckless flying is making him unpopular. [RF]

2.13 [52] Navy Log (anthology): OPERATION GOLDEN RULE
Sam Gallu Prod. #5715
09Jan57 ABC
starring
Paul Richards ........ Lt. Frank Taylor
Steven Terrell ....... Lt. Pete Sweeney
Kort Falkenberg ...... Captain Mike Blair
Tom Pittman .......... Lt. Cal Radin
Synopsis:
Four Americans, taken prisoner by the Japanese, plot their escape. [RF]

2.14 [53] Navy Log (anthology): THE COUNTESS AND THE CONVICTS
Sam Gallu Prod. #5717
16Jan57 ABC
starring
Christopher Dark ..... Lt. A.V. Leslie
Tristram Coffin ...... Captain Johnson
Leonard Strong ....... Captain Johns
Freeman Morse ........ Chief Holzenbaumilcher
********************* no synopsis ***********************

2.15 [54] Navy Log (anthology): THACH WEAVES A TRAP
Sam Gallu Prod. #5714
23Jan57 ABC
starring
Wright King ........... Thach
Stuart Randall
Harry Lewis
Synopsis:
A Navy flier improves U.S. aerial tactics using his football training. [RF]

2.16 [55] Navy Log (anthology): SURVIVE
Sam Gallu Prod. #5725
30Jan57 ABC
Produced & directed by Sam Gallu
Written by Allan E. Sloane
Director of photography Frank Phillips
starring
Barry Truex .......... Basil Dominic Izzi
Kay Kuter ............ Piet
Robert Levin ......... Hoogsma
Scotty Beckett ....... Ensign
Ruell Shayne
Robert Dirn
Synopsis:
An enemy sub makes a direct hit and three men are left adrift in the Atlantic. [RF]

2.17 [56] Navy Log (anthology): THE PING HAPPY SPIT KIT
Sam Gallu Prod. #5726
06Feb57 ABC
[by Rear Admiral Daniel Gallery]
starring
Herbert Anderson ..... Skipper
Alvin Greenman ....... Satcheloft
William Phillips ..... Itchy
Harry Antrim ......... Admiral
Hal Callie ........... O.D.D.
Synopsis:
"Ping-Happy Spit Kit" focuses on the weird jumble of events that
enabled a small craft to sink a Nazi sub. [RF]

2.18 [57] Navy Log (anthology): OPERATION LEND LEASE ADTI: AMSCRAY
Sam Gallu Prod. #5722
13Feb57 ABC
starring
Ray Stricklyn ........ Ensign Tom Patrick
Maureen Cassidy ...... Debbie Keen
Christian Drake ...... Lt. Ralph Rogers
Frank Gorshin ........ Captain Ray Duncan
George Cisar ......... Commander Emrick
George Asler
Synopsis:
Navy airmen try to save themselves from death when they're shot down in the icy waters of the Pacific. [RF]

2.19 [58] Navy Log (anthology): OPERATION HIDEOUT
Sam Gallu prod #5719
20-Feb-57 ABC Wed (rerun 12Sep57)
Starring:
Paul Richards ........... Wingler
Ward Costello ........... Varick
Crahan Denton ........... Stanton
Jacqueline Scott ........ Celia
Synopsis:
As part of the experimentation necessary to develop atom-powered submarines, a group of volunteers is sealed
within a submarine for a two-month period. The medical officer directing the experiments wants to examine the
 men's  physical and mental reactions after being exposed regularly to carbon-dioxide gas. [RF]

2.20 [59] Navy Log (anthology): CIGAR-BOX JOHN
Sam Gallu Prod. #5716
27Feb57 ABC
starring
Raymond Bailey ....... Captain John Laycock
Harry Jackson ........ Lt. Powers
Harry Shannon ........ Admiral Morrell
DeForest Kelley ...... Corporal
Jacqueline Scott ..... WAC
Synopsis 1:
During World War 2 invasion of Sicily and other islands the troops transport and cargo
ships could get the men and equipment close to the beaches, but not close enough. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A cigar box is Capt. John Laycock's inspiration for a system of
unloading men and equipment in shallow water. [RF]

2.21 [60] Navy Log (anthology): THE STAR
Sam Gallu Prod. #5729
06Mar57 ABC
Produced by Sam Gallu
Written by Allan E. Stone
Directed by Jean Yarbrough
Director of photography Frank Phillips
starring
John Carradine ....... Francis Carpenter
Thomas Coley ......... Colonel Schaefer
Mario Siletti ........ Old Italian
Emily Heath .......... Girl
Norman Bartold ....... Medic
Richard Tyler ........ First Boy
Peter Miller ......... Second Boy
Don Eitner ........... Soldier
Valentin de Vargas ... Indian
Frank Nechero ........ Italian Soldier
Synopsis 1:
John Carradine stars as a seaman first class who volunteered to scout the
beaches of Scoglitti, Sicily, prior to the amphibious landing there. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
An aging actor-turned-seaman volunteers to scout Sicilian beaches in advance of an Allied invasion. [RF]

2.22 [61] Navy Log (anthology): WAR OF THE WHALE BOATS
Sam Gallu prod #5731
13Mar57 ABC Wed
starring
Richard Jaeckel ........ Lt. Bradshaw
Val Dufour ............. Lt. O'Brien
Duane Cross ............ Sid King
Gai Lee ................ Ensign Suh In Eyuk
Hylton Socher .......... Shrader
Jim Canino ............. Fraley
Norman Frederic ........ DeMarco
Richard Tyler .......... Officer
Synopsis:
During the Korean conflict, a Naval Lieutenant and his volunteer crew
use their ship's whaleboat to capture enemy supply boats. [RF]

2.23 [62] Navy Log (anthology): AFTER YOU, LUDWIG
Sam Gallu Prod. #5733
20Mar57 ABC
starring
Werner Klemperer ..... Ludwig
Bart Burns ........... Lt. Commander Knight
King Donovan ......... The Chief
Ivan Triesault ....... German Officer
Synopsis:
A pair of Navy men try to reach their lines with information that may shorten the war in Europe. [RF]

2.24 [63] Navy Log (anthology): USS ENRICO TAZZOLI
Sam Gallu Prod. #5734
27Mar57 ABC
starring
Ed Kemmer ............ Commander Fluckey
Bing Russell ......... Lt. Webster
Peter Walter ......... Lt. Duncan
Paul Richards
Synopsis:
A submarine ventures into shallow waters to attack a Japanese convoy. [RF]

2.25 [64] Navy Log: ITO OF ATTU
Sam Gallu Prod. #5713
03Apr1957 ABC Wed (rerun 24Jul57)
starring
John Bryant .......... Doc
Harold Fong .......... Ito
Don Keefer ........... McNair
Robert Ellis ......... Kupper
Synopsis 1:
During the invasion of Attu in the Aleutian Islands, a badly wounded Japanese soldier is brought among the American casualties.
 A young Navy  doctor, ignoring the bitter remarks of his comrades, works feverishly to save the enemy soldier's life. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A young doctor, ignoring the taunts of his comrades, struggles to save a critically wounded Japanese soldier. [RF]

2.26 [65] Navy Log (anthology): SSN-571
Sam Gallu Prod. #5727
10Apr57 ABC
starring
James Pritchett ...... Doc
Pat Henning .......... Tex
Mark Rydell .......... Smitty
Addison Powell ....... O.D.D.
Frank Daley .......... Executive
Ed Rigney
Synopsis:
Personalities clash on a sub when a young seaman rejects the teachings of an old-timer. [RF]

2.27 [66] Navy Log (anthology): ASSIGNMENT...BRT
Sam Gallu Prod. #5735
17Apr57 ABC
starring
Herbert Rudley ....... Lt. Commander Bishop
Jerry Barclay ........ Yeoman Workman
Kendrick Huxham ...... Sergeant Major
Frank Krieg .......... Chief
Synopsis:
A desk-bound officer with a penchant for action gets more than he
bargained for when he leads an infantry attack on Normandy. [RF]

2.28 [67] Navy Log (anthology): DECOY
Sam Gallu Prod. #5732
24Apr57 ABC
starring
Veda Ann Borg ........ Ann Bardine
Sally Fraser ......... Mary Stasek
Gloria Henry ......... Eileen Murphy
Dorothy Morris ....... Frances LaPierre
Warren Douglas ....... Lt. Osborn
Synopsis:
Four shipwrecked nurses are used as decoys by the enemy. [RF]

2.29 [68] Navy Log (anthology): NIGHTMARE OFF BROOKLYN
Sam Gallu Prod. #5724
01May57 ABC
starring
Arthur Batanides ..... Goetz
Simon Scott .......... Skoda
George Keymas ........ Brashev
Emory Parnell ........ Jurgenson
Scott Peters ......... Haas
Charles Carpentier
Synopsis 1:
Six enemy agents slip into Brooklyn Navy Yard to destroy a cruiser docked there. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Enemy agents slip into the Brooklyn Navy Yard intent on destroying a heavy cruiser. [RF]

2.30 [69] Navy Log (anthology): GOAL...MACH TWO
Sam Gallu prod #5718
08May57 ABC Wed (rerun 11Sep57)
Guest Cast: [JK/RF]
Ross Elliott ........ Bill Bridgeman
Richard Crane ....... Chuck Yeager
Richard Deacon ...... Al Carder
Patti Gallagher ..... Pat
Synopsis:
Test pilot Bill Bridgeman flies an experimental rocket plane,  the Douglas Skyrocket,
 in low speed tests to remove flaws in the aircraft. Then he is asked to reach
the fantastic speed approaching mach two - twice the velocity of sound of sound! [TA]

2.31 [70] Navy Log (anthology): THE SAGA OF IRVING COHEN
Sam Gallu Prod. #5736
15May57 ABC
starring
George Conrad ........ Irving Cohen
Ralph Reed ........... Pete Boyle
John Brinkley ........ Larry Forbes
Sam Palumbo .......... John Carlyle
Synopsis:
A young crewman, lost behind enemy lines, is forced to assume the identity of a deserter. [RF]

2.32 [71] Navy Log (anthology): MISSION TO MURMANSK
Sam Gallu Prod. #5739
22May57 ABC
starring
William Lundmark ..... Ensign Carruthers
Norman Leavitt ....... Shorty
Henry Slate .......... Guns
Ken Becker ........... Lover
Synopsis:
Sabotaged: an ammunition-loaded merchant ship. [RF]

2.33 [72] Navy Log (anthology): THE LADY AND THE ATOM
Sam Gallu Prod. #5737
29May57 ABC
starring
Maggie Mahoney ....... Patricia Ferrata
Ron Haggerthy ........ Jimmy Milano
Walter Coy ........... Officer
Synopsis:
A woman with a top-secret job faces trouble when she can't explain her work to her boyfriend. [RF]

2.34 [73] Navy Log (anthology): THE FIGHTING FIG
Sam Gallu Prod. #5738
05Jun57 ABC
starring
Robert Arthur ........ Lt. Lambie
Kurt Katch ........... Willigott
James Flavin ......... Colonel Flynn
Horst Ehrhardt ....... German Officer
Steve Darrell ........ Admiral
Synopsis:
Lieutenant Lambie undertakes the dangerous one-man job of scouting German coastal defenses. [RF]

2.35 [74] Navy Log (anthology): THE MARINES ARE LANDING
Sam Gallu Prod. #5730
12Jun57 ABC
starring
Dennis McCarthy ...... Horton
Peter Hansen ......... Barry
Douglas Dick ......... Orend
Robert Shayne ........ Norris
John Damier .......... Hall
Synopsis:
The Marines try to infiltrate enemy territory in helicopters. [RF]

(the first 4 episodes of season 3 were produced at the end of  season 2
- this would make 39 eps for that season based on early copyright dates for these 4 eps )

################## Navy Log ##################
############### end of season 2 ##############
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