CTVA US Reporter Drama - "Big Town" (Gross-Krasne/CBS) Season 4 (1953-54)

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Starring Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson) 
Season 4 (CBS) (1953-54) (Filmed)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox,  Heikocleef
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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CBS Thursdays 9:30 pm EST (Film)
Starging
Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson #1)
Jane Nigh (as Lorelei Kilbourne #3) 
Beverly Tyler (as Lorelei Kilbourne #4) 

4.xx [--] Big town: THE BIG CHEAT
 [UCLA]
(c) 1953. Lever Brothers Co. Gross-Krasne production.
06-Nov-1953 CBS Thur
producers, Jack J. Gross, Philip N. Krasne ;
director, Sam White ; writer, Al C. Ward.
photography, Harold Stine. Editor, Edward Biery;
Starring:
Patrick McVey (Steve Wilson); Jane Nigh (Lorelei Kilbourne);
Guest Cast:
Ted de Corsia, Robert Lowery, Noreen Nash

4.xx [--] Big town: THE STRANGER [verified - Heikocleef]
26Nov53
Produced by Jack J.Gross and Philip Krasne
Written by Al C.Ward
Directed by Peter Godfrey
photographed by Frederick Gately
edited by Sherman A.Rose
starring:
Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson)/ Jane Nigh (as Lorelei Kilbourne)
Guest Cast:
Marjorie Lord ......... as Marie Baker
Lee Van Cleef ......... as Jack Coleman
Harvey Grant .......... as Roger Baker
Damian O`Flynn ........ as Carl Baker

4.xx [--] Big Town: KID STUFF
07-Jan-1954 CBS Thur
Starring:
Patrick McVey (Steve Wilson); Jane Nigh (Lorelei Kilbourne);
Synopsis:
Investigating numbers games and football pools in the city's high schools, Steve
and Lorelei uncover a teenage gang terrorizing local shopkeepers. [RF]

4.xx [--] Big Town: Unknown title
14-Jan-1954 CBS Thur
Starring:
Patrick McVey (Steve Wilson); Jane Nigh (Lorelei Kilbourne);
Synopsis:
Steve's articles on truck hijacking make him a target for the underworld. [RF]

4.xx [--] Big Town: THE HEIR
21-Jan-1954 CBS Thur
Starring:
Patrick McVey (Steve Wilson); Jane Nigh (Lorelei Kilbourne);
Synopsis:
Steve is called on to clear up a series of attempts on the lives of a
rich man and his alleged grandchild. [RF]

4.xx [--] Big Town: Unknown title
25-Feb-1954 CBS Thur
Starring:
Patrick McVey (Steve Wilson); Jane Nigh (Lorelei Kilbourne);
Synopsis:
A $50 bill puts Steve on the trail of bank robbers. [RF]

4.xx [--] Big Town: Unknown title
18-Mar-1954 CBS Thur
Starring:
Patrick McVey (Steve Wilson); Beverly Tyler (Lorelei Kilbourne #4);
Synopsis:
A deaf mute's interpreter misinterprets his testimony at a trial. [RF]

4.xx [--] Big Town: Unknown title
08-Apr-1954 CBS Thur
Starring:
Patrick McVey (Steve Wilson); Jane Nigh ? (Lorelei Kilbourne);
Synopsis:
Attempts are made to kill a clerk who witnessed a crime. [RF]

4.xx [--] Big Town: Unknown title
27-May-1954 CBS Thur
Starring:
Patrick McVey (Steve Wilson); Beverly Tyler (Lorelei Kilbourne #4);
Synopsis:
The son of a condemned killer swears vengeance against the judge who
sentenced his father. [RF]

x.xx [--] Big Town: (episode title unknown)
10-Jun-1954 CBS Thur (possibly a rerun)
Starring:
Patrick McVey (Steve Wilson); Jane Nigh (Lorelei Kilbourne);
Synopsis:
A playboy loses his memory as the result of a plane crash, and gets a chance
to look at his former life from the viewpoint of an outsider. [RF]

4.xx [--] Big town: (episode title unknown)
17June54 CBS Thur
Synopsis:
An escaped convict resorts to time bombs, bullets, disguises,
and a hostage - Steve Wilson - in a desperate bid for freedom

[--] Big Town: Unknown title
16-Sep-1954 CBS Thur (possibly a rerun)
Starring:
Patrick McVey (Steve Wilson); Jane Nigh (Lorelei Kilbourne);
Synopsis:
A box of cookies provides a clue for a murder investigation. [RF]

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UNKNOWN ORIGINAL  AIRDATES
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x.xx [--] Big Town: DAVID AND GOLIATH
(syndicated series title "Crime Reporter")
(original airdate unknown)

x.xx [--] Big Town: DICE OF FORTUNE
(syndicated series title "Crime Reporter")
(original airdate unknown)

x.xx [--] Big Town: FLIGHT FROM FREEDOM
(syndicated series title "Crime Reporter")
(original airdate unknown)

x.xx [--] Big Town: STOPOVER
(syndicated series title "Crime Reporter")
(original airdate unknown)


x.xx [--] Big Town: TAXI DANCER
original airdate not known
starring
Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson)
Guest Cast:
Joyce Holden
Synopsis:
A dead taxi-dancer's sister is convinced she did not jump from an office
window but she was pushed. She takes a job at the dance palace to get at
the truth. [RF]
(Syndication airing on "Cavalcade of Stars" 23Oct56)

x.xx [--] Big Town: KILLER FOR HIRE
original airdate not known
starring
Patrick McVey (as Steve Wilson)
Guest Cast:
Skeets Gallagher
Synopsis:
An ex-circus clown has hired a man to kill him so that his family can
collect the insurance. He changes his mind and asks a reporter to stop
the killer. [RF]
(Syndication airing on "Calvalcade of Stars" 26Oct56)

4.xx [--] Big Town: Unknown title
09-Sep-1954 CBS Thur (original airdate)
Starring:
Patrick McVey (Steve Wilson); Beverly Tyler (Lorelei Kilbourne);
Guest cast:
Horace McMahon ...... Dave
Tracy Roberts ....... Fern
Michael Fox ......... Doctor
June Whitley ........ Nurse
Al Hill ............. Attendant
Dan Barton .......... Griff
Synopsis:
Steve Wilson gets an anonymous tip that a young title contender plans to throw
his fight with the champ. Steve and his assistant Lorelei Kilbourne look into
the matter and find that the challenger is in real trouble. [RF]

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