CTVA US Reporter Drama - "Saints and Sinners" (Four Star/NBC)(1962-63) Nick Adams, John Larkin, Barbara Rush

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The Classic TV Archive - US Reporter Series


Saints and Sinners
(1962-63)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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SAINTS AND SINNERS
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Four Star-Hondo production
for
NBC (Mondays 8:30 pm EST)
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Created by Adrian Spies

US Reporter Drama series 1962-63 pilot + 18 episodes x 60 min bw
starring
Nick Adams as Nick Alexander, reporter
John Larkin as Mark Grainger, city editor
*
Richard Erdman as Klugie, photographer
Robert F. Simon as Dave Tabak, copy editor
Recurring Cast:
Nicky Blair as Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
Larry Blake as Tom Parnell (recurring)
Sharon Farrell as Polly Holloran (recurring)
*
Barbara Rush as Lizzie Hogan, Washington correspondent (recurring Guest Star)

Premise:
Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the "New York Bulletin" newspaper
'Once again a better-than-average series bites the dust.' Leslie Halliwell

Guest stars included:
Joseph Cotten, Dennis Morgan, Dennis Patrick, Steve Lawrence, Glynis Johns,
Barbara Eden, Edward Everrett Horton, Cloris Leachman, Susan Howard

Other Production Credits:
Production Supervisor: Jack Sonntag
Editorial Supervisor: Bernard Burton
Supervising Art Director: Bill Ross
*
Music Composed by Elmer Bernstein
Music Supervision: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Scored by Rudy Shrager
*
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[00] THE SAVAGE SUNDAY (episode  #1.30 of  'The Dick Powell Show' )
1May62 NBC Tuesday 9:00pm Eastern
Written by Adrian Spies
Directed by Buzz Kulik
starring
Nick Adams
guests stars
Ann Blyth
Russell Thorson

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NBC Mondays 8:30 pm Eastern

1.1 [--] Saints and Sinners: DEAR GEORGE, THE SIAMESE CAT IS MISSING
Four Star-Hondo production
17Sep62 NBC Mon
Regular Cast:
Barbara Rush (as Lizzie Hogan, Washington correspondent)
Guest Cast:
Lola Albright .......... Emily Fielder
Brian Donlevy .......... Preller
Gary Lockwood .......... Vinnie
Alan Hewitt ............ Denzlo
Tom Reese .............. Kidnapper
Victoria Loughran ...... Stuttering Woman
Willis Bouchey ......... Mr. Fielder
Alice Frost ............ Mrs. Fielder
Synopsis:
Emily Fielder is distraught when she finds out it is too late to insert a
classified ad in the Sunday edition - and with good reason. Her husband has
been kidnapped and the ad is a coded message indicating that she will pay the ransom.

1.2 [--] Saints and Sinners: TEN DAYS FOR A SHIRT-TAIL
Four Star-Hondo production
24Sep62 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by Jerome Ross
Directed by Paul Wendkos
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin, With: Richard Erdman, Robert F. Simon
Special Guest Star:
Steve Lawrence
*
With: (end credits)
Dennis Patrick
David Lewis .......... Judge Nevins
Ford Rainey .......... Warden Hickson
Nicky Blair .......... Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
Richard Devon ........ Crooked Guard
Whit Bissell ......... Clements
William Stevens ...... Yard Guard
Larry Blake .......... Tom Parnell (recurring)
Jo Helton ............ Mrs. Harley
And:
Cliff Osmond ......... Keller
Synopsis:
Nick is sentenced to ten days in the City Penitentiary, because he refuses
to reveal the source of a story he wrote involving negligence on the part
of the City Hospital.

1.3 [--] Saints and Sinners: THE MAN ON THE RIM
Four Star-Hondo production
01Oct62 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by David Davidson
Directed by Sutton Roley
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin, With: Richard Erdman, Robert F. Simon
Special Guest Star:
Joseph Cotten ........ Coop
Co-Starring:
Kathy Nolan
*
(end credits)
Coleen Gray .......... Alice Cooper
With:
Alan Baxter .......... Willy Arnold
Nicky Blair .......... Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
Larry Blake .......... Tom Parnell (recurring)
Charles Lampkin ...... Hayes
Joe Di Reda .......... Lt. Poston
Tommy Farrell ........ Mr. Weaver
Henry Beckman ........ Mike
Gloria Jean .......... Shiela
Helen Mayon .......... Mrs. Ryan
Synopsis:
Coop (Joseph Cotten), a brilliant caustic writer of humurous headlines for
the "New York Bulletin", has carried on a private vendetta for years with Willy Arnold,
a corrupt labor leader.

1.4 [--] Saints and Sinners: JUDGEMENT IN JAZZ ALLEY
Four Star-Hondo production
08Oct62 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by Jo Pagano
Directed by Sutton Roley
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin, With: Richard Erdman, Robert F. Simon
Special Guest Star:
Lew Ayres ........... Judge Victor Llewelyn
Also:
Ray Walston ......... Larry Briggs
Larry Gates ......... Harvey Benson
Rod Lauren
*
With: (end credits)
Joan Thompkins ....... Vivian Llewelyn
Sharon Farrell ....... Polly Holloran (recurring)
Nicky Blair .......... Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
James Callahan ....... Edgar
Shary Marshall ....... Jennifer
William Flaherty ..... Prosecutor
Peggy Rae ............ Mrs. Dickshan
Mike Ragan ........... Sergeant O'Donald
Howard Wright ........ Judge Tranace
Olan Soule ........... Waiter
Dennis Cross ......... 2nd Doctor
Mike Masters ......... Court Reporter
Synopsis:
Attorney Larry Briggs has already lost his good reputation and now he's
losing a murder case. In a desperate effort to win the decision, Briggs
insinuates to Nick that the presiding judge ought to be investigated by
the newspaper. [RF]

1.5 [--] Saints and Sinners: SOURCE OF INFORMATION
Four Star-Hondo production
15Oct62 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by Joseph Stefano
Directed by Marc Daniels
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin, With: Richard Erdman, Robert F. Simon
Special Guest Star
Irene Dunne
Also:
Scott Marlowe
Dennis Morgan

*
With: (end credits)
Hayden Rorke ......... Conrad Price
Sharon Farrell ....... Polly Holloran (recurring)
Nicky Blair .......... Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
Frederic Downs ....... Hosdpital Administrator
Alibe Copage ......... Librarian
Dick Bernie .......... Director
Wilma Francis ........ Actress
Geraldine Wall ....... Producer's Wife
Rollin Moriyama ...... Harold
Synopsis:
Nick finds himself assigned to write a newspaper drama for a movie star
who doe not know she is dying.

1.6 [--] Saints and Sinners: THREE COLUMNS OF ANGER
Four Star-Hondo production
22Oct62 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by Adrian Spies
Directed by Buzz Kulik
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin, With: Richard Erdman, Robert F. Simon
Special Guest Star:
Tab Hunter
Also:
Albert Salmi
*
With: (end credits)
Arch Johnson
Cliff Norton ......... Eliot's Uncle
Sharon Farrell ....... Polly Holloran (recurring)
Nicky Blair .......... Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
Stephen Talbot ....... Eliot
Hal J. Smith ......... Arnie Melk
Wolfe Barzell ........ Ira
Chet Stratton ........ Andrew McKenzie
Hazel Shermet ........ Madam Tanga
And:
Jean Allison ......... Amy
Synopsis:
Nick Alexander's poinant human interest story about a soldier who is mugged
on a New York side street,leads to a dramatic reunion.

1.7 [--] Saints and Sinners: SERVENT IN THE HOUSE OF MY PARTY
Four Star-Hondo production
5Nov62 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Teleplay by Allen Rivkin and Adrian Spies/ Story by Allen Rivkin
Directed by Paul Wendkos
Director of Photography, Lucian Ballard, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin, With: Richard Erdman, Robert F. Simon
Special Guest Star:
Charlie Ruggles
*
(end credits)
Judson Pratt
Simon Scott
J. Edward McKinley
And:
Patricia Breslin ..... Nancy Rogers
With:
Robert Brubaker ...... Russell Rogers
Ross Elliot .......... Gil Joyner
Dort Clark ........... Ray Farrell
Nicky Blair .......... Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
Pat O'Malley ......... Alex McKee
Kathryn Givney ....... Phyllis Archer
William Tannen ....... Newscaster
Larry Thor ........... Austin
Tyler McVey .......... Chairman
David Carlile ........ Reporter
Synopsis:
While covering a political convention, Nick writes a story that threatens
to upset the plans of the political bosses.

1.8 [--] Saints and Sinners: DADDY'S GIRL
Four Star-Hondo production
12Nov62 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by Gabrielle Upton
Directed by Justus Addiss
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin, With: Richard Erdman,
(Robert F. Simon NOT in this episode)
Special Guest Star:
Barbara Eden ......... Nora Love
Also:
Warren Stevens
Jeanette Nolan

*
With: (end credits)
Sharon Farrell ....... Polly Holloran (recurring)
Nicky Blair .......... Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
Mike Masters ......... Phil
Janet Waldo .......... Marion Simmons
John Bryant .......... Hal Simmons
Romo Vincent ......... Fat Reporter
Helen Kleep .......... Woman Reporter
Bill Baldwin ......... Newscaster
Synopsis:
When a famous actress disappears from Hollywood, Nick gets the tip
which tracks her down.

1.9 [--] Saints and Sinners: LUSCIOUS LOIS
Four Star-Hondo production
19Nov62 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by Tom and Helen August and Adrian Spies
Directed by Dick Benedict
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin, With: Richard Erdman, Robert F. Simon
Special Guest Star:
Barbara Rush ........ Lizzie Hogan, Washington correspondent (recurring)
Also:
Glynnis Johns
(2 n's in Glynnis on-screen credit)
Edward Binns
*
With: (end credits)
Allen Case ........... Ernie Slayton
Damian O'Flynn ....... General Gregson
Stephen Ellsworth .... Wright
Todd Lasswell ........ Jerry
Nicky Blair .......... Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
Sharon Farrell ....... Polly Holloran (recurring)
Robert Patten ........ Captain in Bar
Robert Lowery ........ Colonel Weber
David Carlile ........ Chaplain
Charlene Holt ........ Woman Correspondent
Michael Pataki ....... Sergeant
Hank Weaver .......... TV Broadcaster
And:
Judy Nugent .......... Phoebe
Synopsis:
A World War II bomber is found intact in the North African desert.
The name painted on the side of the plane is "Luscious Lois".
But who was Lois - and where is she now?

1.10 [--] Saints and Sinners: A SHAME FOR THE DIAMOND WEDDING
Four Star-Hondo production
26Nov62 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by Ernest Kinoy
Directed by Marc Daniels
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin, With: Richard Erdman
Special Guest Star:
Paul Muni
Guest Stars:
Edward Andrews
Lili Darvas
Florence Halop
Noreen Corcoran
Alan Hewitt
Cliff Norton

*
With: (end credits)
Jack Mullaney
Nicky Blair .......... Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
Aneta Corsaut ........ Ellie
Charles Lampkin ...... Mr. Howard
Chet Stratton ........ Mr. Gross
Allyson Ames ......... Nurse
And:
Edgar Stehli ......... Mr. Gerson
Synopsis:
Nick is assigned to cover a 75th Wedding. He thinks this is a routine
assignment, but the routine changes drastically and comically.

1.11 [--] Saints and Sinners: JUDITH WAS A LADY
Four Star-Hondo production
3Dec62 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by Jo Pagano
Directed by Justus Addiss
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin, With: Richard Erdman, Robert F. Simon
Special Guest Star:
Simon Oakland
Also:
David White
Dan Tobin
*
With: (end credits)
Jay Lanin
Paul Tripp ........... John Caldwell
Arthur Franz ......... Everett Harper
Sharon Farrell ....... Polly Holloran (recurring)
Constance Dane ....... Connie Jonathan
Larry Blake .......... Tom Parnell (recurring)
David Carlile ........ Sergeant
Ross Elliott ......... Bert Feller
Synopsis:
When a horse-playing Bulletin reporter, afraid of losing his job, phones
in a faked story to Nick, they and the Bulletin are slapped with a million
dollar libel suit

1.12 [--] Saints and Sinners: A NIGHT OF HORNS AND BELLS
Four Star-Hondo production
24Dec62 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by David Davidson
Directed by William Conrad
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin
Special Guest Star:
Edward Everett Horton
Also:
Michael Wilding
Cloris Leachman
Philip Abbott
*
With: (end credits)
Shary Marshall ....... Connie
Dabbs Greer .......... Walter Hines
Paul Mazursky ........ Jimmy Sloan
Walter Reed .......... Bill Sutton
Nicky Blair .......... Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
Ted De Corsia ........ Fredericks
Morgan Jones ......... Sgt. Vallon
Louise King .......... Lady Iris Tudor
Wolfe Barzel ......... Ira Berkson
Bill Baldwin ......... Newscaster
Roy E. Glenn, Sr. .... Soldier
Edward Platt ......... Dr. Gates
Synopsis:
When a snowstorm keeps Mark Grainger from his duties as City Editor,
Nick has to forego his New Year's Eve plans and take over The Bulletin

1.13 [--] Saints and Sinners: TASTE OF EVIL
Four Star-Hondo production
31Dec62 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by David Karp
Directed by Alan Crosland, Jr.
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin, With: Richard Erdman, Robert F. Simon
Guest Cast:
Paul Carr
John Kellogg

*
With: (end credits)
Lurene Tuttle ........ Rose Barton
John Marley .......... Deputy Commissioner
Charles Lane ......... Faye
Ron Hagerty .......... Phil Barton
Ellen Corby .......... Mrs. Riordan
Roy Engel ............ Inspector Hal Poston
Donald Losby ......... Roger
Nicky Blair .......... Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
Sharon Farrell ....... Polly Holloran (recurring)
Synopsis:
Nick becomes involved in a bitter feud with the Bulletin's police reporter,
George O'Donald, when he writes a story implying police brutality in the
capture of a cop killer.

1.14 [--] Saints and Sinners: THE HOME-COMING BIT
Four Star-Hondo production
7Jan63 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by Mel Goldeberg
Directed by John Peyser
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin, With: Richard Erdman
Special Guest Star:
Barbara Rush as Lizzie Hogan, Washington correspondent (recurring)
Guest Starring:
Elizabeth Montgomery
Everett Sloane
Ed Neslon

*
With: (end credits)
Sharon Farrell ....... Polly Holloran (recurring)
Nicky Blair .......... Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
Norman Alden ......... Frank Donelli
Penny Santon ......... Mama Donelli
Allyson Adams ........ Debbie
Janet DeGore ......... Gloria
Moris Erby ........... Albert
Gene Benton .......... Russian Reporter
Bobby Johnson ........ Waiter
Faye Nuell ........... Receptionist
Leonard Geer ......... Conventioneer
Bob Duggan ........... Cabbie
Synopsis:
Lizzie Hogan (Barbara Rush) is assigned a series on the problems and hopes
of women parolees, readjusting to life.

1.15 [--] Saints and Sinners: SLUG IT, MISS JOYOUS
Four Star-Hondo production
14Jan63 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Teleplay by Franklin Barton/ Story by Peggy & Lou Shaw
Directed by Jeffrey Hayden
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin, With: Richard Erdman
With: (No Guest Stars credits on this episode)
Kathie Browne
Michael Strong
*
With: (end credits)
Paul Lambert ......... Jesse Rome
Viola Harris ......... Mrs. Prohaska
Robert P. Lieb ....... George Prohaska
Bert Remsen .......... Chester Demlow
Sue Randall .......... Ann
Jon Lormer ........... Templar
Sharon Farrell ....... Polly Holloran (recurring)
Mike Masters ......... Lester
Tipp McClure ......... Earl
Alan Joseph .......... Dr. Fearnly
Synopsis:
A story about a beauty contest winner written by Nick several years ago,
rises up out of the past to haunt him

1.16 [--] Saints and Sinners: THE YEAR JOAN CRAWFORD WON THE OSCAR
Four Star-Hondo production
21Jan63 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by David Karp
Directed by William Graham
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Starring: Nick Adams, John Larkin
Special Guest Star:
Ann Blyth
Guest Stars:
Robert Lansing
Leon Askin

*
(end cast):
Sharon Farrell ....... Polly Holloran (recurring)
Dick Winslow ......... Lou Wetzel
Harvey Korman ........ Jerry Grant
Ellen Corby .......... Mrs. Healy
Hugh Sanders ......... Joe Pepper
Bernard Kates ........ Daniel Renzo
S. John Launer ....... Dr. Walsh
Allyson Ames ......... Ginger
Army Archerd ......... Newsman
And:
Robert Elston ........ Sidney Berlitz
Synopsis:
When a famous entertainer accidentally shoots a waiter in his hotel
penthouse, elaborate precautions are taken to insure that the
accident is not reported.

1.17 [--] Saints and Sinners: NEW LEAD BERLIN (final network episode)
Four Star-Hondo production
28Jan63 NBC Mon
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by David Davison
Directed by Justus Addiss
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring:
Nick Adams, John Larkin as Mark Grainger, city editor /Bartley King
With: Richard Erdman
Special Guest Star:
Barbara Rush as Lizzie Hogan, Washington correspondent (recurring)
With:
Eva Soreny .......... Sabina
Lew Gallo ........... Ed Harper
Richard Webb
*
With: (end credits)
Martin Kosleck ...... Heinz Heller
Edward Hemmer ....... Captain Fenton
Rudolph Anders ...... Otto Masuis
Edgar Ritscher ...... Manfred Von Engel
Joe Bassett ......... Larry Holmstead
Synopsis:
During the war, Grainger's cousin Bartley King wrote a best-selling
novel about the Nazis. Now, on a press junket to Germany, a former
member of the anti-Nazi underground accuses King of destroying the
movement with his novel. [RF]
(Grainger and King are played by John Larkin)
*Note: According to TVGuide This was the last show of the series.

1.18 [--] Saints and Sinners: ALL THE HARD YOUNG MEN
originally scheduled for 04Feb63 - unaired due to cancellation
of the series (possibly aired later - 24Sep63)
Produced by Marc Daniels/ Associate Producer Norman S. Powell
Written by David Karp
Directed by Marc Daniels
Director of Photography, Wilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Special Guest Star:
Red Buttons
Also:
Frank Sutton
Everett Sloane
*
With: (end credits)
Jack Albertson ....... Dr. Felixson
Sharon Farrell ....... Polly Holloran (recurring)
Hal Smmith ........... Arnie Melk
Wolfe Barzell ........ Ira
Nicky Blair .......... Charlie De Angelo (recurring)
Larry Blake .......... Tom Parnell (recurring)
Byron Morrow ......... Clinton Saunders
Bill Zuckert ......... Chamales
Nelson Olmsted ....... Logan
George Ramsey ........ Hal
Francis De Sales ..... Commissioner Harris
Allen Joseph ......... Barry
And:
Doug Lambert ......... Phil Roganyan
Synopsis:
When top criminal, Lou Chamales, is caught by a veteran cop, Nick discovers
that Joe Roganyan's younger brother, Phil, was actually responsible for
the spectacular capture.
 
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