CTVA US Reporter Drama - "The Lloyd Bridges Show" (Four Star/CBS) (1962-63) Anthology series

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The Lloyd Bridges Show
(1962-63)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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THE LLOYD BRIDGES SHOW
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Four Star-Loring-Caron production
for
CBS (Tuesdays 8:00 pm EST)
Created & Produced by Aaron Spelling, Everett Chambers

US Reporter Drama Anthology series 1962-63   pilot + 33 episodes x 30 min bw
release date 11Sep62
starring
Lloyd Bridges
as Adam Shepherd (and various others characters)

Premise:
Adventures of Adam Ahepherd, a roving international journalist . Virtually
an antholgy series in which the star hosts in one guise but plays
a leading part in another.

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 [--] June Allyson presents The DuPont Show: THE DEATH OF THE TEMPLE BAY
(pilot episode for "The Lloyd Bridges Show")
03-Apr-1961 CBS Mon
Hosted by June Allyson
Guest cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Captain Anderson
Synopsis:
A sea captain left alone on a sinking ship battered by a hurricane. [RF]

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CBS Tuesdays 8:00 pm Eastern

1.01 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: WHERESOEVER I ENTER
(premier episode)
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 11Nov62 - copyright error should be 11Sep62)
11Sep62 CBS Tue
Directed by Don Medford
Guest Cast:
Harry Guardino ....... Demetrios
Alejandro Rey ........ Ion
Michael Constantine .. Aristos
Lloyd Bridges ........ Alekos
Sara Taft
Jess Kirkpatrick
Annette Claudier
Mary Andre
Ben Astar
Paul Sorenson
John Newton
Danny Bravo
Synopsis:
Adam covers a West Virginia mine disaster where a doctor is risking his
life in a rescue attempt. [RF]

1.02 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: EL MEDICO
Four Star-Loring-Caron production (copyright date 18Sep62)
18Sep62 CBS Tue
Guest Cast:
John Cassavetes ...... Castigo
Lloyd Bridges ........ Dutch
Garry Walberg ........ Lt. Spinner
Mario Alcalde ........ Mateo
Victor Izay .......... Officer
Marlene Kloss ........ Young Girl
Bernie Gozier ........ Guard
Ruben Moreno ......... Guard
Synopsis:
In Latin America, Adam joins an Army officer sent to pick up the
personal effects of an American doctor killed in a revolution. [RF]

1.03 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: MY CHILD IS YET A STRANGER
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date also 25Sep62)
25Sep62
guest cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Adam/George
Bethel Leslie ........ Donna Mae
Suzanne Cupito (aka Morgan Brittany) ....... Rene-Sue
Philip Abbott ........ Olsen
Frederic Downes ...... Rider
Synopsis:
A mill worker's fight to maintain custody of his brilliant adopted
daughter. [RF]

1.04 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: A PAIR OF BOOTS
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 2Oct62)
02Oct62 CBS Tue
written by Mort R. Lewis
directed by John Cassavetes
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Adam/Otis
Gene Darfler ......... Jonas
Lawrence Tierney ..... Jim
Beau Bridges ......... Carl
Royal Dano ........... Andy
Fred Draper .......... Luther
Seymour Cassel ....... Richard
John Marley
Jason Wingreen
John Dierkes
George Dunn
Andrew Parks ......... Boy in Museum
Synopsis 1:
At the end of a bloody battle during the Civil War, a Confederate
officer proposes a ceasefire to his Union counterpart. But it is violated by
a crazy Southern soldier who kills a Northerner for his boots. The
battle resumes, in spite of the exhausted combatants. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A Confederate soldier is desperate for a pair of boots, desperate
enough to risk his life---and his comrades. [RF]

1.05 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: MR. PENNINGTON'S MACHINE
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 09Oct62)
09Oct62 CBS Tue
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Bruce Pennington
Betty Garrett ........ Ellen Pennington
Lee Philips .......... Joe Burright
H.T. Tsiang .......... Li
Dion Shimatsu ........ Yu Cha
Synopsis:
American tourist Bruce Pennington and his wife Ellen are appalled by
the squalid conditions they find in Hong Kong. Pennington discovers that,
despite American aid, the starving citizens are being exploited by
powerful black marketeers. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A tourist hits upon a plan to free Hong Kong villagers from the
powerful grip of black marketeers. [RF]

1.06 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: JUST MARRIED
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 16Oct62)
16Oct62 CBS Tue
Guest Cast:
Carolyn Jones ........ Cathy
Edgar Buchanan ....... Doc
Lloyd Bridges ........ Brad
Stefan Gierasch ...... Sheriff
Billy Van ............ Workman
Jack Reitzen ......... Proprietor
Synopsis:
A Model-A coupe turns Adam's imagination back to 1928 and a bank robber
named Brad. [RF]

1.07 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: THE TESTING GROUND
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 23Oct62)
23Oct62 CBS Tue
Guest Cast:
Paul Richards ........ Doc Dasian
Frank Aletter ........ McAfee
Lloyd Bridges ........ Cardin
James Edwards ........ Byron
Synopsis:
Adam imagines himself the leader of a space exhibition that has just
landed on another planet. [RF]

1.08 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: WAR SONG
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date ODAT: 30Oct62)
30Oct62 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Ricardo Montalban .... Navarro
Frank London ......... Tannenbaum
Noam Pitlik .......... Karp
Lloyd Bridges ........ Gough
Mike Miller .......... Stahl
Synopsis:
Adams's imagination places him at the head of a platoon on D-Day. [RF]

[--] 06Nov62 - no details

1.09 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: YANKEE STAY HERE
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 13Nov62)
13Nov62 CBS Tue
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Keefer
David White .......... Carter
Mako ................. Takahashi
William Murray ....... Johnson
Synopsis:
Communists try to incite a full-scale revolt when Japanese farmers balk
at moving to make way for an American air base.

1.10 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: THE MIRACLE OF MESA VERDE
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 20Nov62)
20Nov62 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Adam/Tack
John Kerr ............ Dave
Rodolfo Hoyos ........ Valdez
Tony Montenaro ....... Jose
Victor Izay .......... Guide
Synopsis:
Adam imagines himself a bandit who stashed his last haul in a statue of
the Virgin Mary. [RF]

1.11 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: LITTLE MAN, BIG BRIDGE
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 27Nov62)
27Nov62 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Eduardo Ciannelli .... Plation
Jerry Paris .......... Pete
Barry Kelley ......... Anderson
Lloyd Bridges ........ Johnny
Ed Peck .............. Carn
Synopsis:
Blaming a bridge for the destruction of his flowers, an old man plots
to destroy the massive structure.

1.12 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: PERMISSION GRANTED
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (no copyright info)
04Dec62 CBS Tue
Guest Cast:
Robert F. Simon ...... Chief Petty Officer
Linda Ho ............. Tia
Lloyd Bridges ........ Seaman McMasters
James Hong ........... Priest
Terry Becker
Synopsis:
Seaman McMasters encounters suspicion and hostility as he attempts to
befriend a group of Vietnamese refugees. [RF]

1.13 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: GENTLEMEN IN BLUE
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 11Dec62)
11Dec62 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Diane Foster
Rex Ingram ........... Amos
Lloyd Bridges ........ Captain
Jeff Bridges ......... Charlie
Jim Boles ............ Sergeant
Synopsis:
A Virginia matron shelters a Union officer and his men near the end of
the Civil War. [RF]

1.14 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: THE SOUND OF ANGELS
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 18Dec62)
18Dec62 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Cindy Bridges ........ Cathy
Lloyd Bridges ........ Fred
Nancy Gates .......... Julie
Bert Remsen .......... Taylor
J. Pat O'Malley ...... Abernathy
Synopsis:
A young girl teaches her embittered father the real meaning of
Christmas. [RF]

1.15 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: NOW, YOU TAKE YOUR AVERAGE ROCK
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 25Dec62)
25Dec62 CBS Tue
Guest Cast:
Marie Windsor ........ Dolores
Paul Ford ............ Tuppman
Robert Gibbons ....... Mayor
Guy Raymond .......... Thigpen
Lloyd Bridges ........ Foxhall
Bert Remsen .......... Luke
Synopsis:
A big boulder and an even bigger traffic jam set the scene for an
Eastern dude's arrival in a Western town. [RF]

1.16 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: THE SCAPEGOAT
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 01Jan63)
01Jan63 CBS Tue
Guest Cast:
Ed Asner
Michael Constantine .. Hata
Doug Lambert .........
Lloyd Bridges ........ Commander
Richard Chambers ..... Holloway
Ed Asner .............
Synopsis:
Hostile natives plague a Naval officer assigned to construct a base in
the South Pacific. [RF]

1.17 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: THE WONDER OF WANDA
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 08Jan63)
08Jan63 CBS Tue
Guest Cast:
Werner Klemperer ..... Gustavsen
Suzanne Cupito (aka Morgan Brittany) ...... Wanda
Anna-Lisa ............ Anna
Hanna Landy .......... Erika
Lloyd Bridges ........ Brevick
Ed Prentiss .......... Father Anderson
Synopsis:
Adam imagines himself a Norwegian underground leader ordered to
assassinate a traitor. [RF]

[--] 15Jan63 - no details

1.18 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: MY DADDY CAN LICK YOUR DADDY
(a.k.a. "My Daddy Can Beat Your Daddy")
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 22Jan63)
22Jan63 CBS Tue
Written by Robert Towne
Directed by John Cassavetes
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bridges
Jeff Bridges
Michael Blake
Frederick Draper
Lelia Goldoni
Gary Lockwood
Willard Sage ........... Second Reporter
Synopsis:
A vain boxing champ is challenged by his own son. [RF]

1.19 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: A GAME FOR ALTERNATE MONDAYS
Four Star-Loring-Caron Production (copyright date 29Jan63)
29Jan63 CBS Tue
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Bram De Forest
Glynis Johns ......... Leah Marquand
Leslye Hunter ........ Isabella
George Dunn .......... Leo
Synopsis:
Every other Monday for four years, as a kind of game, widow Leah
Marquand and her daughter Isabella have gone to the depot to meet the 8:15 in
the hope that Leah's old sweetheart, Bram De Forest, will come to take
her away. And then, one Monday, the game is over - Bram steps off the
train. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A widow has been awaiting the return of her sweetheart---for four years. [RF]

1.20 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: A PERSONAL MATTER
Four Star-Loring-Caron Production (copyright date 05Feb63)
05Feb63 CBS Tue (Network rerun 06Aug63)
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Stan Rawley
Gena Rowlands ........ Leslie
Robert Carricart ..... Dr. Moncada
Lester Fletcher ...... Harold
Fabrizio Mioni ....... Count Rafael
Seymour Cassel ....... Lawyer
Stephen Ellsworth .... Lawyer
Synopsis:
Construction tycoon Stan Rawley meets a girl named Leslie who revives
his desire to live - but Stan has just been told that he's dying from an
incurable disease. [TA/RF]

1.21 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: THE SKIPPY MANNOX STORY
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 12Feb63)
12Feb63 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Mickey Madden
Beau Bridges ......... Skippy Mannox
Tony Fasce ........... Ape Mahoney
Mickey Freeman ....... Maginot Stillman
Ivan Dixon ........... Shpritzen
Synopsis:
The bush-league Shenanigans are as low financially as they are in the
league standings - and then, manager Mickey Madden meets Skippy Mannox,
whose pitching arm may solve both problems.
*Note: Los Angeles Angels Bo Belinsky and Ed Sadowski appear briefly in
the episode.

1.22 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: THE RISING MOON
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 19Feb63)
19Feb63 CBS Tue
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Michael Curran
Kathleen Nolan ....... Nora
Maurice Dallimore .... Oliver
Maxwell Reed ......... Captain Bartram
Walter Burke ......... O'Farrell
Richard Chambers ..... Kevin
Synopsis 1:
Irish Republican Army diehard Michael Curran doesn't allow his wedding
to interfere with his patriotic duties - after the ceremony he leaves
his bride and goes off on a dangerous mission. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
On his wedding day, an Irish revolutionary undertakes a dangerous
mission. [RF]

1.23 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: TO WALK WITH THE STARS
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 26Feb63)
26Feb63 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Lloyd Bridges ...... Bill Wade
Dolores Michaels ... Carol Wade
Jeff Bridges ....... Dave Melkin
Virginia Vincent ... Mrs. Melkin
Synopsis 1:
Young Dave is most interested when aerial stuntman Bill Wade comes to
town for an exhibition - Dave wants to be a stunt pilot like his father,
who was recently killed in a plane crash. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A stunt pilot encounters a hero-worshiping youth. [RF]
*Note:
Jeff Bridges is Lloyd's teenage son, on the series for the second time. [RF]

1.24 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: THE COURTSHIP
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 05Mar63)
05Mar63 CBS Tue (rebroadcast 23Jul63)
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bridges ......... Jonathan Tatum
Diane Baker ........... Birdie
Lonny Chapman ......... Jess Carter
Synopsis:
Farmer Jonathan Tatum wants to marry a blind girl named Birdie,
but Birdie isn't sure that she'll be happy in his nest - he seems
to be insentive to her. [TA]
(Delayed/Rerun 27July63 WISN (CBS) Wisconsin, Sat 6:00pm)

1.25 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: GYM IN JANUARY
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 19Mar63)
12Mar63
Guest Cast:
Gloria De Haven ...... Muriel
Lloyd Bridges ........ Bobo
Elisabeth Fraser ..... Dolly
Norman Fell .......... Piggy
Hedley Mattingly ..... Butler
Synopsis:
An offbeat love story involving an ex-con and the girl he left behind. [RF]

1.26 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: SHERIDAN SQUARE
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 12Mar63)
19Mar63 CBS Tue
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Archie Hammond
Gogi Grant ........... Katie
Norman Fell .......... Baxter
Alan Napier .......... Drobney
Joyce Van Patten ..... Doris
Synopsis:
Peace and quiet elude writer Archie Hammond as he searches for a place
to work in his Greenwich Village apartment.

[--] 26Mar63 - no details

1.27 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: THE LAST LION
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 02Apr63)
02Apr63 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Jack Bell
Barbara Shelley ...... Clare
Morris Buchanan ...... Mweru
Brendan Dillon ....... Strachey
Henry Scott .......... Bochner
Synopsis:
In Africa, engineer Jack Bell stalks the lion that killed three of his
men. [RF]

1.28 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: THE TYREES OF CAPITOL HILL
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 09Apr63)
09Apr63 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Phillip Alford ....... Boford
Edgar Buchanan ....... Tyree
Lloyd Bridges ........ Guthrie
Reta Shaw ............ Mrs. Ardmore
Jonathan Harris ...... Pike
Phil Phillips ........ Dixon
Synopsis:
Zactly, N.C., has a hero: Boford Tyree has been summoned to the
Senate---to serve as a page boy. [RF]

1.29 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: WALTZ OF THE TWO COMMUTERS
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 16Apr63)
16Apr63 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Frank Brenner
Linda Christian ...... Taina Haagen
Nancy Gates .......... Gloria Brenner
Frank Albertson ...... Walter
Shari Lee Bernath .... Arlene
Synopsis:
Frank Brenner is fed up with his job and his suburban married life and
a beautiful fellow-commuter becomes a tempting romantic possibility. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Fed up with his job, suburbia and married life, Frank Brenner is drawn
to a beautiful fellow commuter. [RF]

[--] 23Apr63 - no details

1.30 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: FREEDOM IS FOR THOSE WHO WANT IT
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 30Apr63)
30Apr63 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Lloyd Bridges ........ Jan Vasek
Nancy Neumann ........ Vera Vasek
Ben Ari .............. Karl Malek
Albert Paulsen ....... Paul Kolar
Synopsis:
Czech peasant Jan Vasek and his friends have finally finished building
an armored tank - now they're ready to attempt an escape from behind the
Iron Curtain. [RF]

1.31 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: THE RAMP
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date 07May63)
07May63 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Don Dubbins .......... Jerry
Lloyd Bridges ........ Castle
Rhys Williams ........ Fred
Edward Platt ......... Al
Norma Connelly ....... Winnie
Bennye Gatteys ....... Girl
Synopsis:
Nonconformity is the order of the day as a staid commuter tries to stir
up a ruckus in a suburban bar.

1.32 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: WITHOUT WHEAT THERE IS NO BREAD
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date also 14May63)
14May63 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Eduardo Ciannelli .... Paco
Lloyd Bridges ........ Summers
Don Gordon ........... Raul
Marco López .......... The Bandit
Robert Carricart ..... Stationmaster
Synopsis:
An archaeolgist draws on American surplus food supplies to feed
starving South American villagers. [RF]

1.33 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: THE EPIDEMIC
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod. (copyright date also 21May63)
21May63 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Wanda Hendrix ........ Anna
Lloyd Bridges ........ Wil
John Marley .......... Milovan
Athan Karras ......... Josip
Tomi Ricker .......... Stania
Garry Walberg ........ Miguel
Synopsis:
A photographer and his wife struggle to stem an epidemic in a
Yugoslavian village. [RF]

1.34 [--] The Lloyd Bridges Show: AFTERNOON OF THE CHAMPION
Four Star-Loring-Caron prod.
28May63 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Russ Conway
Fabrizio Mioni
Jan Harrison
Roger Ward
Robert Herrman
*********** no synopis available ***********

 
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Summer 1963 Reuns CBS Tuesdays (28May63-03Sep63)
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[--] 23Jul63 rerun of "The Courtship" (first aired 05Mar63)
[--] 06Aug63 rerun of "A Personal Matter" (first aired 05Feb63)

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