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Hosted & Narrated by Truman Bradley
Season 2 (ZIV/Syndicated) (1956-57)
Episode Guide   compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Sal Crisanti, Tom Alger
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)

 ########### Science Fiction Theatre ##########
############## season 2 1956-57 ##############
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(final episode) ##############
39 episodes in Black-and-White

2.1 [40] Science Fiction Theatre:
SIGNALS FROM THE HEART (1956.04.06)(bw)
Grey Moffet
Gordon Barnes
Michael Garth
Peter Hansen .................. Dr. Warren Stark
Joyce Holden .................. Alma Stark
Larry Kerr
Walter Kingsford .............. Prof. Tubor
Gene Roth ..................... Tom Horton
Riza Royce

2.2 [41] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE LONG SLEEP (1956.04.13) (color)
John Doucette ................. John Barton
Bill Erwin
Dick Foran .................... Dr. Sam Willard
Barry Froner
Eddie Gallagher
Nancy Hale .................... Ruth Taney
Helen Mowery

2.3 [42] Science Fiction Theatre:
WHO IS THIS MAN? (1956.04.20)
David Alpert
Bruce Bennett ................. Dr. Hugh Bentley
Tom Bernard
Maureen Cassidy
Lisa Davis
Don Eitner
Tom Pittman
Sam Scar
Charles Smith ................. Tom Cooper
Harlow Wilcox ................. Karl Krauss

 
2.4 [43] Science Fiction Theatre: THE GREEN BOMB (1956.04.27)  (verified -SC)
Directed By Tom Gries
Screenplay By Tom Gries From A Story By Ivan Tors
Guest Cast:
Whit Bissell .................. Maxwell Carnaven
Robert Griffin ................ Ralp Scott
George Huerts
Charles Maxwell
Eve McVeagh
Leo Needham
Melville Ruick
Robert Sherman (actor)
Kenneth Tobey ................. Frank Davis
Synopsis:
Government officials must contend with a disturbed scientist who is
planning to build an atomic bomb from stolen materials. [SC]

2.5 [44] Science Fiction Theatre:
WHEN A CAMERA FAILS (1956.05.04)
Lewis Auerbach
Opal Euard
Byron Kane
Gene Lockhart ................. Dr. Richard Hewitt
Mack Williams ................. Dr. Johnston
Than Wyenn .................... Dr. Herbert

 
2.6 [45] Science Fiction Theatre: BULLET PROOF (1956.05.11) (verified -SC)
Directed By Paul Guilfoyle
Screenplay By Lee Hewitt
Guest Cast:
Christopher Dark .............. Ralph Parr
John Eldredge ................. Prof. Rudman
Jacqueline Holt ............... Jean Rudman
John Mitchum
Gene Roth
Marshall Thompson ............. Jim Connors
Synopsis:
A resistant metal is left behind by an alian spaceship and is used by a bank
robber. A noted professor creates a plan to get back the protective material. [SC]

2.7 [46] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE FLICKER (1956.05.18)
Judith Ames
Irene Bolton
Michael Fox ................... Dr. Kinkaid
Brad Jackson .................. Steve Morris
Victor Jory ................... Lt. Kiel

2.8 [47] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE UNGUIDED MISSILE (1956.05.25)
Morris Ankrum
Peter Hansen .................. Henry Maxon
Thomas B. Henry
Ruth Hussey ................... Janice O'Hara
Francis McDonald .............. Prof. Bernini
Lizz Slifer

2.9 [48] Science Fiction Theatre:
END OF TOMORROW
1-Jun-1956

SFT - End of Tomorrow 1/3
SFT - End of Tomorrow 2/3
SFT - End of Tomorrow 3/3
Christopher Dark .............. Keith Brandon
Diana Douglas ................. Jane Brandon
Michael Garth
Dabbs Greer ................... Prof. Reimers
Walter Kingsford .............. Rudyard Parker
Arthur Marshall

2.10 [49] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE MIND MACHINE
8-Jun-1956

SFT - Mind Machine 1/3
SFT - Mind Machine 2/3
SFT - Mind Machine 3/3
Lonnie Blackman
Fred Coby
Cyril Delevanti ............... Dr. Lewis Milton
Helen Jay
Sydney Mason
Jim Sheldon
Brad Trumbull ................. Mark Cook
Bill Williams ................. Alan Cathcart

2.11 [50] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE MISSING WAVEBAND
15-Jun-1956

SFT - The Missing Waveband 1/3
SFT - The Missing Waveband 2/3
SFT - The Missing Waveband 3/3
Dick Foran .................... Dr. Milhurst
Michael Fox ................... Dr. Maxwell
George Leigh
Tom McKee
Stafford Repp ................. Prof. van Doorne
Gene Roth ..................... Dr. Lawrence

2.12 [51] Science Fiction Theatre: THE HUMAN EXPERIMENT (1956.06.22)
Claudia Barrett ............... Jean Richardson
George Barrows
Virginia Christine ............ Dr. Ellen Ballard
Gloria Clark
Alan Paige
Marshall Thompson ............. Dr. Tom MacDougall
Julie Van Zandt

2.13 [52] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE MAN WHO DIDN'T KNOW (1956.06.29)
Susan Cummings ................ Peggy Kendier
Granville Dixon
Bill Erwin
Arthur Franz .................. Mark Kendler
Joe Hamilton
Paul Lukather
Voltaire Perkins
Guy Rennie
Bruce Wendell ................. Al Mitchell

2.14 [53] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE PHANTOM CAR  (1956.07.20)
Judith Ames ................... Peggie Gress
John Archer ................... Arthur Gress
Joe Colbert
Patricia Donahue
William Fawcett
Herbert Lytton
Tyler McVey ................... Barney Cole
Troy Melton

2.15 [54] Science Fiction Theatre:
BEAM OF FIRE (1956.07.27)
John Dennis
Frank Gerstle ................. Dr. Davis
Paul Harber
Wayne Morris .................. Steve Conway
Leonard Mudie
Bruce Payne
George Pembroke
William Vaughn
Harlan Warde .................. Lindstrom

2.16 [55] Science Fiction Theatre:
LEGEND OF CRATER MOUNTAIN (1956.08.03)
Cast:
Marilyn Erskine
Nadene Ashdown ................ Susan Avitor
Marilyn Erskine ............... Marion Brown
Paul Guilfoyle
Brad Jackson .................. Jim Harris
Jo Ann Lilliquist ............. Rosellen Avitor
Freddy Ridgeway ............... Bobby Avitor
A schoolteacher discovers that her three star pupils can move objects without touching them. [TA]
(Local  broadcast: 15Nov56 WBRC-6, Birmingham, Ala., Thursday 8:30pm)

2.17 [56] Science Fiction Theatre:
LIVING LIGHTS (1956.08.10)
Darlene Albert
Michael Garth ................. Charles Irwin
Skip Homeier .................. Bob Laurie
Jason Johnson
Joan Sinclair ................. Grace Laurie
Robert Weston

2.18 [57] Science Fiction Theatre:
JUPITRON (1956.08.17)
Michael Fox ................... Dr. Norsted
Toni Gerry .................... Nina Barlow
Lowell Gilmore ................ August Wykoff
Paul Guilfoyle
Arthur Marshall
Bill Williams ................. John Barlow

2.19 [58] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE THROWBACK (1956.08.24)
Virginia Christine ............ Anna Adler
Tris Coffin
Peter Hansen .................. Norman Hughes
Ed Kemmer ..................... Joe Castle
Jan Sheppard
Bill Welsh

2.20 [59] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE MIRACLE OF DR. DOVE (1956.08.31)
Cyril Delevanti
Kay Faylen .................... Alice Kinder
Gene Lockhart ................. Edward Dove
Virginia Pohlman
Rhodes Reason ................. Sean Daley
Robin Short ................... left Spencer
Charles Wagenheim ............. Ed Gorman

2.21
[60] Science Fiction Theatre: ONE THOUSAND EYES (1956)(bw)
(1956.09.07)
DIRECTED BY PAUL GUILFOYLE
SCREENPLAY BY STUART JEROME
Guest Cast:
Vincent Price ......... Gary Williams
Jean Byron ............. Ada March
Bruce Wendell .......... Lt. Moss
David Hillary Hughes
Tom Dillon
SYNOPSIS:
POLICE SCIENTIST, GARY WILLIAMS, INVESTIGATES THE MURDER OF A WELL
KNOWN SCIENTIST AND THE DEATH OF THE MAIN SUSPECT. HE RECONSTRUCTS
THE CRIME USING A NEW REVOLUTIONARY CAMERA. [SC]

2.22 [61] Science Fiction Theatre:
BRAINS UNLIMITED (1956.09.14)
George Becwar
Diana Douglas ................. Elaine Conover
Arthur Franz .................. Jeff Conover
Thomas B. Henry
Burt Mustin
Melinda Plowman
Bob Wehling
Doug Wilson ................... Ralph Marken

2.23 [62] Science Fiction Theatre:
DEATH AT MY FINGERTIPS (1956.09.21)
David Alpert
Lonnie Blackman
Dick Foran .................... Dr. Don Stewart
Michael Granger
June Lockhart ................. Eve Patrick
Charles Postal
John Stephenson ............... Mark Davis
William Vaughn

2.24 [63] Science Fiction Theatre:
SOUND THAT KILLS (1956.09.28)
Cynthia Baer
Ray Collins ................... Dr. Paul Sinclair
David Dwight
Paul Hahn
Jean G. Harvey
Larry Hudson
Delores Michaels
Ludwig Stossel ................ Dr. Richard Wissman
Charles Victor ................ Ed Martin
A famous physicist, seeking security clearance, visits a fellow scientist and asks his aid. [TA]
(Local  broadcast: 15Nov56 WRBL-4, Columbus, Georgia, Thurs. 9:00pm)

2.25
[64] Science Fiction Theatre: SURVIVAL IN BOX CANYON (1956)(bw) (verified -SC)
(1956.10.12)
DIRECTED BY HERBERT L. STROCK.
SCREENPLAY BY LOU HOUSTON FROM A STORY BY IVAN TORS.
GUEST CAST:
Bruce Bennett ................. Sorenson
DeForest Kelley ............... Dr. Milo Barton
Paul Birch
Susan Cummings ................ Ellen Barton
Harlan Warde
Freddy Ridgeway
Dale Hutchinson
Bob Sherman
Bing Russell
SYNOPSIS:
WHILE ON HIS WAY TO PARTICIPATE IN A NUCLEAR EXPERIMENT AT AN ATOMIC
TEST STATION IN NEVADA, A GOVERNMENT DOCTOR CRASHES HIS PLANE IN THE
DESERT, AND A RESCUE ATTEMPT IS CONDUCTED BY GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS. [SC]

2.26 [65] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE VOICE (1956.10.26)
Morris Ankrum
Beverly Barnes
Julian Burton
Donald Curtis ................. Roger Brown
Anthony Eustral ............... Mendoza
Billy Griffith
Hal Hoover
Kristine Miller ............... Anna Brown
Anna Navarro
Bruce Payne
William Phipps
Roland Varno

2.27 [66] Science Fiction Theatre:
THREE MINUTE MILE (1956.11.09)
Robert Bice
John Eldredge
Bill Henry
Gloria Marshall ............... Jill
Martin Milner ................. Brit
Marshall Thompson ............. Nat Kendall

2.28 [67] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE LAST BARRIER (1956.11.16)
George Barrows
William Ching ................. Robert Porter
Jason Johnson
Sydney Mason
Tom McKee ..................... Wayne Masters
Lee Millar
Jim Sheldon
Bruce Wendell ................. Dan Blake

2.29 [68] Science Fiction Theatre:
SIGNALS FROM THE MOON (1956.11.23)
Bruce Bennett ................. Gen. Frank Terrance
Don Brodie
Bhupesch Ch. Guha
Michael Fox ................... Dr. Edwards
Alfred Linder
Steven Ritch
Bob Schield ................... Dr. Robert Werth

2.30 [69] Science Fiction Theatre:
DOCTOR ROBOT (1956.11.30)
Whit Bissell .................. Fred Lopert
Elizabeth Flourney
Esther Furst
Peter Hansen .................. Dr. Ed Barnes
John Stephenson
Robert Weston
Doug Wilson ................... Doug Hinkle

2.31 [70] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE HUMAN CIRCUIT (1956.12.07)
Thomas Anthony
Phil Arnold
Bill Ching .................... Dr. George Stonehman
Joyce Jameson ................. Nina Lasalle
Leo Needham
Renee Patryn
Gretchen Thomas
Marshall Thompson ............. Dr. Albert Neville
James Waters

2.32 [71] Science Fiction Theatre:
SUN GOLD (1956.12.14)
Ross Elliot ................... Howard Evans
Marilyn Erskine ............... Susan Calvin
Paul Fierro ................... Tawa

2.33 [72] Science Fiction Theatre:
FACSIMILE (1956.12.21)
Donald Curtis ................. Hugh Warner
Arthur Franz .................. George Bascombe
Aline Towne ................... Barbara Davis

2.34 [73] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE MIRACLE HOUR (1956.12.28)
Jean Byron .................... Cathy Parker
Ken Christy
Donald Curtis
Dick Foran .................... Jim Wells
Charles Herbert ............... Tommy Parker
Riza Royce

2.35
[74] Science Fiction Theatre: KILLER TREE (1957) (bw) (verified -SC)
(1957.01.04)
DIRECTED BY EDDIE DAVIS.
SCREENPLAY BY LOU HUSTON FROM A STORY BY ROBERT E. SMITH.
Guest Cast:
Bill Williams ................. Paul Cameron
Bonita Granville Wrather .............. Barbara Cameron
Keith Richards ................ Clyde Bishop
Hank Patterson
Terry Frost
SYNOPSIS:
A SCIENTIST, HIS WIFE, AND HIS ASSISTANT INVESTIGATE A TREE THAT
KILL'S PEOPLE. HE DISCOVERS THAT THE AREA SURROUNDING THE TREE
RELEASES A COLORLESS, ODORLESS FORM OF DEADLY GAS. [SC]

2.36 [75] Science Fiction Theatre:
GRAVITY ZERO (1957.01.11)
Lisa Gaye ..................... Elizabeth Wickes
Percy Helton .................. Dr. John Hustead
Bill Hudson ................... Kemn Waring
Walter Kingsford
Lizz Slifer

2.37 [76] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE MAGIC SUITCASE (1957.01.25)
Judith Ames ................... Eileen Scott
William Vaughn ................ John Scott
Charles Winninger ............. Grandpa Scott

2.38 [77] Science Fiction Theatre:
BOLT OF LIGHTNING (1957.02.01)
Sidney Smith .................. President Franklin
Bruce Bennett ................. Dr. Sheldon Thorpe
Connie Buck
Kristine Miller ............... Cynthia Blake
Steve Mitchell
Bruce Payne
Lyle Talbot

2.39 [78] Science Fiction Theatre:
THE STRANGE LODGER (final episode) (1957.02.08)
Cyril Delevanti
George Gilbreath
Peter Hansen .................. Dr. Jim Wallaby
Hugh Lawrence
Charles Maxwell ............... Bill North
Troy Melton
Frances Pasco
Jan Sheppard .................. Maggie Dawes
Daniel White
John Zaremba

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