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 Season 3 (CBC)(1957-58)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox [Uploaded April 2018]
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (https://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)

Winnipeg Free Press, Ottawa Journal
 
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3.01 [51] CBC Folio: PATIENCE  [First program of the season].
31Oct1957
Producer Norman Campbell
Libretto W.S. Gilbert
Musical director Godfrey Ridout
Cast:
Shirley Martin .......... Patience
Irene Byatt ............... Lady Jane
Arthur Sclater .......... The Colonel
Rex LeLacheur ........ The Major
Peter Dimuantes ...... The Duke
Isabelita Alonso ........ Lady Angela
Murray Matheson ..... Reginald Bunthorne
William Cole ............. Archibald Grosvenor
Elaine Meek ............. Ella
Yvonne O'Sullivan ... Saphir
Norman Welsh ......... Solicitor
Bella Sholom
Barbara Strathdee
Synopsis:
Gilbert and Sullivan's "Patience." Archibald Grosvenor, an "Idyllic" poet - Bill Cole;
Reginald Bunthorne, a "Fleshly" poet - Murray Matheson.

3.02 [52] CBC Folio: HONEY AND HOPPERS
07Nov1957
Comedy by W.O. Mitchell
Directed by Robert Allen
Cast:
John Drainie ........... Jake
Johnny Washbrook .... The Kid
Douglas Rain ......... Matthew-behind-the-rock
Jack Creley .......... Albert Williams
Aileen Seaton ......... Ma
Frank Peddie .......... Mayor MacTaggart
Paul Kligman
Norman Welsh
William Needles
Synopsis:
Story about farm-hand Jake, The Kid, Ma, old Matthew-behind-the-Rock, Albert Williams
and other citizens of the prairie town which to many has become as real as their home-towns
in the 17 years since Mitchell first discovered it in his imagination.

3.03 [53] CBC Folio: GAMES AND RITES
14Nov1957
A program of modern dance. Games, danced by the Donald McKayle company, and Rites,
by the Pearl Lang company, are being combined in one program by producer Harvey Hart
to form a symbolic picture of turbulent adolescence in contemporary society.

3.04 [54] CBC Folio: THE TRIAL OF JAMES WHELAN
21Nov1957
Play by Len Peterson
Cast:
Douglas Rain ......... James Whelan
Robert Christie ....... Sir John A.Macdonald
James Doohan
Jack Creley
Katharine Blake
James Edmond
Margaret Griffin
Leo Leyden
John Drainie
Charmion King
Ivor Barry
Leo Leyden
Larry Beattie
Michael Conway
Brendan Dillon
George Luscombe
Synopsis:
Story based on the murder of Confederation statesman D'Arcy McGee and the trial of his assassin, James Whelan.

3.05 [55] CBC Folio: LOOK MA, I'M HUMAN
28Nov1957
Produced by Norman Campbell
Play by Stan Daniels and Ray Jessel
Directed by Norman Campbell
Cast:
Jack Duffy ......... Muk
Irene Byatt ........ Hairy Mary
Don McManus ..... Glump
Jack Medhurst ..... Roget Thesaurus
Norman Welsh
Paul Kligman
Marie Gauley
Bruno Gerussi
Carlu Carter
Carol Starkman

3.06 [56] CBC Folio: THE PEACE AND THE PLENTY
05Dec1957
A documentary film by J. Frank Willis on British Columbia's Peace River country.

3.07 [57] CBC Folio: MR. BOLFRY
12Dec1957
Written by James Bridie
Cast:
James Donald ........ Mr. Bolfry
Frank Peddie ......... Mr. McCrimmon
Jane Mallett ............. Mrs. McCrimmon
Douglas Rain ............ Cully
Margaret Griffin ......... Jean
Ian Hewitson ....... Cohen
Sally Lewis ........ Morag.
Synopsis:
Ironic comedy of good and evil, set in modern Scotland.

3.08 [58] CBC Folio: COPPELIA
19Dec1957
a ballet presentation
Cast:
Betty Pope
Roy Moller

3.09 [59] CBC Folio: PEER GYNT
26Dec1957
Play by Henrik Ibsen
Directed by Michael Langham
Cast:
Bruno Gerussi ....... Peer Gynt
Ann Casson .......... Aase
Diana Maddox ...... Solveig
Eric Christmas
George McCowan
Roberta Maxwell
Douglas Rain
Powys Thomas
Ann Morrish
Jeremy Wilkin
William Needles
Amelia Hall
Edwin Stephenson

3.10 [60] CBC Folio: THE YOUNG QUEEN
02Jan1958
Play by Laurence Housman
Cast:
Claire Austin ....... Victoria
Lloyd Bochner .... Albert
Dickson Kerwin

3.11 [61] CBC Folio: CORINTH HOUSE
09Jan1958
Teleplay by John Bethune
Play by Pamela Hansford Johnson
Directed by Paul Almond
Cast:
Barbara Chilcott ........ Madge Donnythorpe
Nora Nicholson ........ Miss Malleson
Zillah Carter .............. Mrs. Beauclerc
Diana Maddox .......... Nora
Sarah Davies ............. Miss Figgis
Earl Grey ................... Major Shales
Hilary Vernon ............ Mrs. Heysham

3.12 [62] CBC Folio: TOSCA
16Jan1958
Play by Victorien Sardou
Cast:
Ilona Kombrink ......... Tosca
Giuseppe Campora ... Mario Cavaradossi
James Milligan ............ Scarpia
Andrew MacMillan ...... Sacristan
Teresa Stratas ............. Un Pastore
Don McManus
Cecil Samchyshyn
Ernest Adams
Harry Mossfield

3.13 [63] CBC Folio: THE DIARY OF A SCOUNDREL
23Jan1958
Adapted by Elspeth Cochran
Translation by Rodney Ackland
Play by Aleksandr Ostrovskiy
Cast:
William Hutt ........ Gloumov, the Scoundrel
Jane Mallett ........ Mme. Gloumov
Betty Leighton .... Mme. Tourasina
Margaret Griffin ...... Mashenka
Frank Peddie ......... Mamaev
Mary Savidge .......... Kleopatra
Leo Leyden ............ Kourchaev
Larry Beattie ........... Gorodoulin
Henry Comor ........ Golutvin
Joan White ........... Mms. Maniefa
Jacob Reinglas
John Grima

3.14 [64] CBC Folio: DARK OF THE MOON
30Jan1958
Written by William Berney and Howard Richardson
Cast:
Nancy Malone ...... Barbara Allen
John Glennon ...... Witch Boy
Joan Blackman
Cec Linder
Josephine Barrington
Jack Creley
Mavor Moore

3.15 [65] CBC Folio: THE CONCERT
06Feb1958
Producer Robert Allen
Play Joseph Schull
Cast:
William Marshall ......... Richard Jennings
Kate Reid ........... Anne
Corinne Conley
Murray Westgate
Sarah Davies
Leo Leyden
Eleanor Beecroft
Earl Grey

3.16 [66] CBC Folio: THE OTTAWA MAN
20Feb1958
Adapted by Mavor Moore
Play by Nikolai Gogol
Cast:
Leo Ciceri ..... Roland Plantagenet
Ernest Guimond .... Napoleon Forget
Joseph Furst ...... Doc Schwartz
Betty Leighton ....... Anna
Alex McKee ......... Louis
Charles Palmer ........ Burrows
Deborah Turnbull ....... Marie
Frank Peddie ........... Judge MacGregor
Ivor Barry .......... Reverend Williams
Ed McNamara ....... Sheriff
Sammy Sales ........... Deputy
Esse W. Ljungh ....... Mayor
Leo Leyden .......... O'Reilly
Jay Shannon ......... O'Rourke
Sandra O'Neill........ Sheriff's daughter

3.17 [67] CBC Folio: A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY
27Feb1958
Adapted by Alwyne Whatsley
Play by Ivan Turgenev
Directed by Mario Prizek
Cast:
Kate Reid .......... Natalya Petrovna
Don Francks ....... Alexey Beliayev
Tony Brown ........... Kolya
William Hutt ......... Rakitin
Janet Reid ........... Vera
William Needles .... Arkady Islayev
Sammy Sales ......... Dr. Shpigelsky
Michael Conway
Barbara Tremain

[--] CBC Folio:
06Mar1958
pre-empted for Election (Liberals)(PC)


3.18 [68] CBC Folio: GREAT CATHARINE
13Mar1958
Teleplay by John Bethune
Play by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Barry Morse
Cast:
Katharine Blake ........ Catherine the Great
Lorne Greene ........... Patiomkin
Joseph Shaw ........... Edstaston
Patricia Farmer
Ruby Renaut

3.19 [69] CBC Folio: THE GAY DECEIVERS
20Mar1958
Play by Oliver Goldsmith (based on the play "She Stoops to Conquer")
Cast:
Inga Swenson ......... Kate Hardcastle
Donald Davis ........... Marlow
Don Francks ........... Hastings
Norman Welsh ....... Mr. Hardcastle
Mary Savidge ......... Mrs. Hardcastle
Kathy McNeil .......... Constance
Gordon Foster ........ Tony Lumpkin
Lillian Bozinoff ......... Betsy Bouncer
Norman Ettlinger ..... Sir Charles
Tom Kneebone ....... Diggory
Leo Leyden ............. Landlord
Peter Dimuantes
Donald Ewer
Ed Simay
Chris Wiggins

3.20 [70] CBC Folio: THE BARON OF BREWERY BAY
24Apr1958
Teleplay by John Drainie
Story by Stephen Leacock
Directed by Norman Campbell
Cast:
John Drainie .......... Stephen Leacock
Larry D. Mann
Mary Savidge
Norman Welsh
Eric Clavering
Tom Kneebone
Chris Wiggins

3.21 [71] CBC Folio: THE TURN OF THE SCREW
01May1958
Novel by Henry James
Cast:
Theresa Gray ....... Governess
Elizabeth Benson Guy .... Miss Jessel
William McGrath ............ Peter Quint
Shirley Martin .......... Flora
Billy Potton .......... Miles
Judith Pierce ......... Mrs. Grose
Synopsis:
A governess begins to wonder if her two young charges are the victims of a form of diabolical possession.

3.22 [72] CBC Folio: QUEEN AFTER DEATH
08May1958
Adapted by Richard Astor and Waldemar Hansen
Translated by Jonathan Griffin
Story by Henry de Montherlant
Directed by Mario Prizek
Cast:
John Drainie ......... King Ferrante
Kate Reid ............ Ines de Castro
Frances Hyland ..... The Infanta
Lloyd Bochner ....... Don Pedre
Ron Hartmann ........ Egas Coelho
Joseph Shaw .......... Alvar Gonealves
Chris Wiggins ......... Don Eduardo
Leslie Yeo ......... The Grand Admiral
Gillie Fenwick ....... Don Christoval
Rex Hagon ......... Dino del Moro
Peter Needham ....... The Infante

3.23 [73] CBC Folio: DREAMSTREET
15May1958
Based on the book by Jacqueline Rosenfeld
Cast:
Shirley Harmer ........ Nora Jones
Murray Matheson .... Harry Hansen
Robert Goulet
Glenna Jones
Sammy Sales
Frank Peppiatt

3.24 [74] CBC Folio: A PHOENIX TOO FREQUENT
22May1958
Play by Christopher Fry
Directed by Paul Almond
Cast:
Donald Harron ....... Tegeus Chromis
Rosemary Harris .... Dynamene
Helen Burns ........... Doto

3.25 [75] CBC Folio: SOCRATES [Last "Folio" production of season]
29May1958
Play by Lister Sinclair
Directed by Mario Prizek.
Cast:
Frank Peddie ......... Socrates
Barry Morse ........... Crito
Lloyd Bochner ....... Agathon
Donald Davis ......... Alcibiades
Larry Mann ............ Aristophanes
Joe Austin ............. Kratinos
Ivor Barry ............... Philip
John Vernon ........ Cyrus
Leo Leyden ........... Megillus
Zillah Carter ........... Xanthippe
Henry Comor ......... Meletus
Gillie Fenwick ........ Triptolemus
Robert Goodier ...... Sergeant
Harold Burke ......... Farmer
Kay Hawtrey ........... Farmer's wife
Synopsis:
Sinclair's play takes Socrates from the time the oracle proclaims him "wisest man in the world" to the moment when
he drains a cup of hemlock and lies down to die. In the interim, which includes Socrates' betrayal, arrest and trial,
Sinclair attempts to sum up the meaning of the philosopher's whole life.

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