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 Season 4 (CBC)(1958-59)
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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CBC Tuesdays 9pm

4.01 [76] CBC Folio: SAMMY / THE DOCK BRIEF
11Nov1958
Play by Ken Hughes (Sammy) and John Mortimer (The Dock Brief)
Directed by Paul Almond
Host Clyde Gilmour
Cast:
Eric House .......... Sammy
Douglas Rain .......(The Dock Brief)
Alfred Gallagher ... (The Dock Brief)
Synopsis:
The first play, "Sammy," by Ken Hughes, is a one-character drama, and stars Eric House as a bookie who attempts to raise
money to protect himself from a gang of hoodlums.
The second play is "The Dock Brief," by John Mortimer.
*Begins its fourth season with two one-act plays.

[--] CBC Folio: ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
18Nov1958 [rebroadcast] [Winnipeg Free Press]
From the book by L.M. Montgomery
Synopsis:
Anne, a young orphan, is adopted by an elderly farmer and his sister.
At first she is unhappy in her new surroundings, and makes enemies,
but she settles down and wins the affection of everyone.

4.02 [77] CBC Folio: THE HOSTAGE
25Nov1958
Teleplay by M. Charles Cohen
Directed by Harvey Hart
Cast:
Theodore Bikel ...... Barbaso
Len Birman ............. Keeno
George Carron ....... Mika
Jonathan Erland ...... Fry
Norman Ettlinger ..... Aide
Alfred Gallagher ....... Judge
Eric Heath ................ Doctor
Dino Collura ............. Boy
Bill Brydon
D'Arcy Guthrie
Jon Granik
John Grima
Bernard Hayes
Donald Ewer

4.03 [78] CBC Folio: EUGENE ONEGIN
02Dec1958
Based on the novel by Alexander Pushkin
Narrator Peter Ustinov
Cast:
Morley Meredith ......... Eugene Onegin
Ilona Kombrink ........... Tatiana
John Alexander .......... Lenski
Joan Maxwell .............. Olga
Harry Mossfield ........... Saratski
Irene Byatt
Joanne Ivey

4.04 [79] CBC Folio: DEATH OF A SALESMAN
09Dec1958
Adapted by Stanley Mann
Play by Arthur Miller
Cast:
Albert Dekker ........ Willie Loman
Leslie Nielsen ........ Biff Loman
George Carron ...... Happy Loman
Amelia Hall ............ Linda Loman
Robert Christie ...... Uncle Ben
Douglas Master ..... Charley
Larry Reynolds ....... Howard Wagner
John Sullivan .......... Bernard
Aino Pirskanen ...... Woman

4.05 [80] CBC Folio: TWO HEADS FOR THE TIGER
16Dec1958
Written by Ronald Hambleton
Cast:
Percy Rodriguez
Hugh Webster
Douglas Campbell
Paul Kligman
Betty Leighton
Arch McDonnell
Barbara Alleyn
Frank Peddie
Drew Thompson
Alexander Webster

4.06 [81] CBC Folio: TCHAIKOWSKY'S NUTCRACKER SUITE
23Dec1958
Performed by the National Ballet Company of Canada.
The leading dancers are
Lois Smith, as the Snow Queen and the Sugar Plum Faird
David Adams as the Nutcracker Prince
Betty Pope as Clara, the young girl in whose honor the fantasy is staged.

4.07 [82] CBC Folio: THE STRONG ARE LONELY
30Dec1958
Teleplay by John Gray
Play by Fritz Hochwalder
Cast:
Lloyd Bochner ......... Don Pedro de Miura
John Drainie ............ Father Provincial
Ivor Barry
Joseph Furst
Louis Zorich
Hedley Mattingly

4.08 [83] CBC Folio: THE PERILS OF PERRICHON
06Jan1959
Written by Eugene Labiche
Cast:
Frank Peddie ...... Mr. Perrichon
Winifred Dennis .... Mrs. Perrichon
Anne Collings ..... Henrietta
Douglas Rain ....... Armand
Timothy Findley .... Daniel
Ed Simay .......... Innkeeper
Donald Ewer
Chris Wiggins

4.09 [84] CBC Folio: WARD NO. SIX
03Feb1959
Teleplay by Mac Shoub
Short story by Anton Chekhov
Directed by Harvey Hart
Cast:
Jack Klugman ...... Gromov
Mavor Moore ........ Dr. Ragin
Bruno Gerussi ...... Nikita
Eric House ........... Sergey
William Needles .... Mihail
John Colicos
George Sperdakos
Jacob Reinglas
Cosette Lee
Alex Denaszody
Rein Andre
Alma Matsh
Ron Hartmann
Timothy Findley
Art Jenoff

[--] CBC Folio:
10Feb1959
pre-empted for Press Conference with the Mayor of West Berlin, Willy Brandt.


4.10 [85] CBC Folio: UNDER MILK WOOD
17Feb1959
Teleplay by Paul Almond
Play by Dylan Thomas
Directed by Paul Almond
Narrator Douglas Rain
Cast:
Powys Thomas ........ Captain Cat
Diana Maddox ......... Polly Garter
Barbar Alleyn ............ Miss Price
Sarah Davies ............ Mrs. Organ Morgan
Ivor Barry .................. Rev. Eli Jenkins
Brendan Dillon
Alan Crofoot
Gertrude Bradley
Gillie Fenwick
Moya Fenwick
Amelia Hall
Margaret Clifton
Leslie Atack

4.11 [86] CBC Folio: A CONCERT OF GREAT SOLOISTS
24Feb1959
The artists include,
tenor Peter Pears
classical guitarist Julian Bream
classical pianist Claudio Arrau
singer Donald Bell
singer Theresa Stratas
Geoffrey Holder and his company of dancers.
Claudio Arrau will play Kenzertstuck, Opus 70, by Weber.

4.12 [87] CBC Folio: THE MASTER OF SANTIAGO
03Mar1959
Adapted by Mavor Moore
Story by Henry de Montherlant
Cast:
Barry Morse ............ Don Alvaro
Frances Hyland ...... Mariana
Lloyd Bochner ........ Count de Soria
Jonathan Erland ..... Don Enrique de Letemendi
Gillie Fenwick ......... Don Bernal
Powys Thomas
Earl Grey
Chris Wiggins
Synopsis:
Set in Spain during the exploration of the New World, Barry Morse plays Don Alvaro, a Master of the Order of Santiago,
an order of knights. Don Alvaro has become disenchanted with spirit of adventure and conquest that has replaced the
chivalric values to which he adhered. He becomes convinced that he must retreat from the world, and attempts to coerce
his daughter, Mariana, to do the same.

[--] CBC Folio:
10Mar1959
pre-empted by a Press Conference


4.13 [88] CBC Folio: IRON HARP
17Mar1959
Adapted by Donald Jack
Story by Joseph O'Conor
Cast:
Katharine Blake ..... Molly
Patrick McGoohan .... Michael O'Riordan
Douglas Campbell .... Sean Kelly
Patrick Macnee ......... Captain John Tregarthen

4.14 [89] CBC Folio: SALAD DAYS
24Mar1959
Teleplay by Barry Morse
Cast:
Barbara Franklin ....... Jane
Richard Easton ......... Tim
Walter Burgess ......... Troppo / Barman
Jack Creley
Norma Renault
Powys Thomas
Mary Savidge
Norman Welsh
Louise Troy
Gillie Fenwick
Tom Kneebone
June Sampson

[--] CBC Folio: TRAIL OF '98
24Mar1959 [rebroadcast]
Written by Pierre Burton
Told by J. Frank Willis
Synopsis:
TV documentary during the winter of 1898, more than 100,000 men struggled toward Dawson City in the Yukon in search of gold.
Fewer than half reached the gold fields.


[--] CBC Folio:
07Apr1959
pre-empted by Hockey game.

[--] CBC Folio:
14Apr1959
pre-empted by Hockey game.


4.15 [90] CBC Folio: THE LITTLEST OF KINDS
21Apr1959
Teleplay by Charles E. Israel
Short story by Sholom Aleichem
Directed by Harvey Hart
Narrator Paul Kligman
Cast:
Arnold Rose ....... Isaac
Miriam Wolfe
Sammy Sales
Helene Winston
Jacob Reinglas
Anna Reiser
Ben Lennick
Sylvia Lennick
Isaac Swerdlow
Basya Hunter
Norm Bornstein
Art Jenoff

[--] CBC Folio:
28Apr1959
pre-empted by a first full-scale production of Eugene O'Neill's play "Ah! Wilderness"
starring Lloyd Nolan, Helen Hayes and Burgess Meredith.


4.16 [91] CBC Folio: A BOY GROWING UP
05May1959
Play written by Dylan Thomas

4.17 [92] CBC Folio: IVANOV
12May1959
Teleplay by John Bethune
Play by Anton Chekhov
Cast:
William Hutt ........ Nicholas Ivanov
Kate Reid ............ Sarah
Anne Fielding .... Sasha
Douglas Rain ...... Dr. Lvov
Frances Hyland ...... Zuzushka
Tony Van Bridge .... Count
Bruno Gerussi ......... Misha
Charles Palmer ........ Lebedev
Mary Savidge ........... Babkina
Cosette Lee .............. Matron
Paddy Croft ............... Katya
Timothy Findley ........ Petya
John Gardiner
Lian Garon
Iris Krangle
Synopsis:
The story tells of an ineffectual, idealistic landowner who destroys his wife and eventually himself by letting
his estate accumulate debts.

4.18 [93] CBC Folio: CROSSING PARIS
19May1959
Adapted by Harvey Hart
Short story by Marcel Ayme ("Traversee de Paris")
Directed by Harvey Hart
Cast:
Albert Salmi .......... Grandgil
Bruno Gerussi ...... Martin Eugene
Isabelita Alonso
Louis Zorich
John Vernon
George Sperdakos
Chris Wiggins
David Gardner
Ed Smiay
Jonathan Erland
Synopsis:
Two men take a load of black market pork from a distributor at one end of Paris to a butcher at the other end.
The journey has a profound effect on one of the men.

4.19 [94] CBC Folio: THE MERRY WIDOW [final episode]
26May1959
by Franz Lehar, in the English version by Christopher Hassall
staged by David Adams with members of the National Ballet Company of Canada.
Cast:
Helena Scott ........... Anna Glawari
David Atkinson ........ Count Danilo Danilovitch
Natalia Butko ........... Olga
William Cole ............ Vicomte Cascada
Alan Crofoot ............. Raol St. Brioche
Alexander Gray ......... Pritschitsch
Bernard Johnson ....... Bogdanowitsch
Tom Kneebone .......... Njegus
Andrew MacMillan ...... Baron Zeta
Harry Mossfield ............ Kromow
Frank Porretta .............. Camille De Rosillon
Marie Gauley ............... Valencienne
Jacqueline Ivings
Lawrence Adams
and
Synopsis:
The story concerns the efforst of the Pontevedrian embassy to prevent a wealthy young widow from marrying a foreigner and
removing her fortune from her own country, thereby impovershing it.

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