CTVA US Spy Drama - "I Spy" (1955-56) anthology series Raymond Massey as Anton, the Spymaster

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"I Spy"(1955-56) Raymond Massey   "I Spy"(1965-68) Robert Culp-Bill Cosby
I Spy (1955-56)
(not the Robert Culp, Bill Cosby series)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger, Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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Rean Productions, Inc.
Guild Films Presentation
for
First-Run Syndication
Created by Edward J. Montagne and Phil Reisman Jr.
Executive Producer, William Berke
Produced by Edward J. Montagne

US Spy Anthology series 1955-56   39 episodes x 30 min bw
hosted by
Raymond Massey
as Anton, the Spymaster
Premise:
Tales of intrigue and espionage spanning the 16th to 20th centuries

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 Syndicated program
Episodes listed in Earliest known airdate order

[--] I Spy (anthology): THE AMATEUR [UCLA]
(c) 1955 Syndicated program.
producer-director, Edward J. Montagne ; writer, George Bellak.
Editor, Marie Montagne; photography, J. Burgi Contner;
music, Frank Lewin.
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Cast/perfomers:
Mary Linn Beller, Royal Beal, Logan Field, Kevin O'Morrison,
Henry Beckman, O.Z. Whitehead, Zacharly Charles.
Summary: The story of Confederate spy Belle Boyd. [UCLA]

[--] I Spy (anthology): GUNPOWDER PLOT [UCLA]
(c)1955 Syndicated program.
producer-director, William Berke ;
writer, Harold Flender.
Editor, Sidney Katz; photography, J. Burgi Contner; music, Frank Lewin.
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Cast/perfomers:
Robert Dryden, Byron Sanders, Thomas Palmer, Basil Langton, June Hunt,
John Call, John Crawford, Winston Ross.
Summary:
The story of how the Guy Fawkes 'Gunpowder plot' was uncovered. [UCLA]

[--] I Spy (anthology): THE BABY SPY
1955
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Guest Cast:
Jacques Aubochan
Richie Andrusco
Abby Lewis

[--] I Spy (anthology): BETRAYAL AT WEST POINT
1955
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Guest Cast:
Otto Hulett
Louis Edmonds

[--] I Spy (anthology): BITS AND PIECES
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Guest cast:
Dorothy Hart ........... Maria
Herbert Ratner
Synopsis 1:
German spy Maria Sorrel disguises herself as a Russian soldier and gleans
information from Russian officers. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
A beautiful and charming spy becomes the confidant of dozens of Russian officers
in a city near the front. [RF]
(08Apr56 WABD Dumont, New York City Sunday 11:30pm)
(08Dec57 WHDH-5, Boston, Mass., Sunday 11:15pm)
(13Mar61 KPTV-12, Portland, Oregon, Monday 10:00am)

[--] I Spy (anthology): THE ABBE AND THE NYMPH
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
starring
Florence Henderson
Luis von Rooten
Peter Fernandez
Synopsis 1:
Two French patriots spy against Napoleon. One is an abbe and the other
is a beautiful nymph. [RF]
(13Apr56 WABD-5 Dumont, New York City 7pm Friday)
Synopsis 2:
This is the story of two French patriots motivated solely by the
high purpose of saving France from Napoleon. [RF]
(23Aug59 WJAR-10 Providence, Rhode Island 4pm Sunday)

[--] I Spy (anthology): THE CANARIS STORY
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Guest cast:
Harold Vermilyea ...... Canaris
Gordon Sterne ........ Price
Synopsis 1:
German officers wait to assassinate Hitler.
Synopsis 2:
Admiral Canaris, a German spy chief, joins a conspiracy to assassinate Hitler. [RF]
(14Dec56 KDKA-TV Pittsburgh, PA., Friday 9:00pm, ABC, NBC, CBS affiliate)
(17Apr61 KPTV-12, Portland, Oregon, Monday 10:00am)

[--] I Spy (anthology): SWORDSMEN IN SKIRTS
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Synopsis:
Louis XV of France finally makes an alliance with Tzarina
Elizabeth of Russia.
(13Apr57 WMUR-9, Manchester, NH, Wednesday 9:30pm)

[--] I Spy (anthology): TREASON BY PROXY
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Guest cast: [RF]
Stephen Elliott
Synopsis 1:
In 1936 the Gestapo decides to destroy the strength of the Soviet Army
by intrigue. [TA]
(21May57 WTVM-28, Columbus, Georgia, 8:30pm Tuesday)
Synopsis 2:
The Gestapho concocts a scheme to frame several Russian officials. [RF]
(09Jul60 WJAR-TV ABC, NBC affiliate Sat Providence R.I.)

[--] I Spy (anthology): THE FOUR
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Guest cast:
Sigmund Haas
Synopsis:
In June, 1942, a German U-Boat lands four men on Long Island.
Their object is to destroy U.S. war power.
(01Jun57 KGO-7, San Francisco, Calif., Saturday 10:30pm)

[--] I Spy (anthology): LEGION OF HONOR
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Guest cast:
Andrew Duggan
Synopsis 1:
All a man wants for his services to the emperor is an audience and a medal. [RF]
(18Jun57 WTVM-28, Columbus, Georgia, 8:30pm Tuesday)
Synopsis 2:
This is the strange story of a man who risked his life and helped change the
destiny of the world. [RF]
(28Dec59 WMUR-9, Manchester, NH, ABC Mon 8:30pm)

[--] I Spy (anthology): DISHONORED HERO
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Cast:
Carl Betz
Frank Sutton
Synopsis:
Acting the part of a deserter on orders from General Stonewall
Jackson, a Confederate major flees to Union lines and hands over spurious
information.
(06Feb58 on CBLT-6, Toronto, Ontario, Thursday 11:30pm)

[--] I Spy (anthology): ACROSS THE BORDER
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Cast:
Jack Hartley
Synopsis:
A Nazi is assigned to kill Gen. Eisenhower.
(16Feb58 WHDH-5 Boston, Mass., Sunday at 11:15pm)

[--] I Spy (anthology): LOVER SPY
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Guest Cast:
Peter Walker
Synopsis:
A Polish officer of great charm is to take charge of Intelligence
operations in Berlin.
(09Mar58 WHDH-5, Boston, Mass., Sunday at 11:15pm)

[--] I Spy (anthology): DOUBLE CROSS
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Synopsis:
A man sends wrong information to the Germans.
(02Apr58 KTVW-13, Seattle, Washington, Wednesday 7:00pm)

[--] I Spy (anthology) DEATH OF A SPY
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Synopsis:
Mata Hari, the most famous spy of all time, was able to draw
information from men by wine and love. [RF]
(09Aug58 station? )

[--] I Spy (anthology): THE DEADLIEST WEAPON
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton, the Spymaster).
Synopsis:
Kim Suim, a tiny, pretty and deadly efficient Communist agent,
worked all her womanly wiles to extract secrets from American
forces just before the outbreak of the Korean civil war. [RF]
(28Aug58 ABC Thurs WCPO Cincinnati, Oh 10:30pm)

[--] I Spy (anthology): THE REDL STORY
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Guest cast:
Bruce Gordon
Synopsis:
Col. Alfred Redl, chief of counter-espionage for the Imperial Army of
Austria, was a brilliant and daring officer. But he was also a vain
and self-indulgent man.
(22Aug59 WMUR-9 Manchester, New Hampshire 2pm Saturday)

[--] I Spy (anthology): THE BRIDGE
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Guest Cast:
Peter Brandon
Feliz Orlandi
Lori March
Synopsis:
During World War II (1942), three O.S.S. Officers use an Italian
guide's home in the Brenner Pass as headquarters. [TA]
(01Sep59 KFMB-8 San Diego, Calif. 7:00pm Tuesday)

[--] I Spy (anthology): LION OF FRANCE
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
starring
Ian Keith ..... Richelieu
Synopsis:
From an old courtier, Cardinal Richelieu hears of a plot to assassinate
Louise XIII, masterminded by the French King's ambitious brother. [RF]
(5Feb60 WMUR-9, Manchester, NH, ABC Mon 8:30pm)

[--] I Spy (anthology): THE WATCHMAKER OF SCAPA FLOW
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Guest cast:
J. Pat O'Malley
Synopsis:
A Swiss watchmaker in a Scottish coastal town gathers information that
will benefit Nazi Germany. [RF]
(23Jul60 WJAR-TV ABC, NBC affiliate Sat Providence R.I.)

[--] I Spy (anthology): BLOOD BROTHER
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Guest cast:
Ira Lewis
Synopsis:
An Indian brave refuses his chief's order.
(27Mar61 KPTV-12, Portland, Oregon, Monday 10:00am)

[--] I Spy (anthology): BURNING OF NEW YORK
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Synopsis:
A Northern sabotage group plans a fantastic scheme.
(10Apr61 KPTV-12, Portland, Oregon, Monday 10:00am)

[--] I Spy (anthology): MAN WHO HATED DREYFUS
Host: Raymond Massey (as Anton the Spymaster).
Guest cast:
John Stephen
Synopsis:
A spy attempts to thwart his enemy with a most unusual technique. [RF]

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