CTVA Canada Anthology - "On Camera" (CBC) Season 3 (1956-57)

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 Season 3 (CBC)(1956-57)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive

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 with contributions by: Rina Fox [Uploaded March 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)
CBC Archive, Winnipeg Free Press, Ottowa Journal


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CBC Mondays 8:30 p.m.

3.01 [80] On Camera: MR. GIDDING ATTACKS
29Oct1956
Adapted by Lois Landauer
Story by Henry Feisen
Cast:
Sammy Sakes .......... Mr. Gidding
Maureen Fitzgerald .... Waitress
Larry D. Mann ..... Hotel Detective
Ed McNamara .... Hold-up man

3.02 [81] On Camera: THEY SHOT AN ARROW
05Nov1956
Written by Sam Elkin
Cast:
Joseph Furst ... Mr. Klotsy
Kate Reid ......... Ethel Muller
Rex Hagon ...... Richard Muller
Sean Sullivan .... Bob Muller
Aileen Seaton ...... Helen Tenner
Murray Westgate ..... Jack Tenner
Bill Walker ..... Officer Minelli

[--] On Camera:
12Nov1956 [Winnipeg Free Press]
pre-empted for "Producers Showcase" Jack and the Beanstalk.


3.03 [82] On Camera: STAGECOACH BRIDE
19Nov1956
Written by Elsie Park Gowan
Cast:
Joe Austin ............ Silvers Johnson
Janet Reid ............ Eliza Spencer
Ruth Springford .... Clarissa Black
Charles Jarrott ...... Neville Brooks
Fred Diehl ............. Charlie Curtis

3.04 [83] On Camera: THANK YOU, EDMONDO
26Nov1956
Written by Mac Shoub
Cast:
Gerald Sarracini ..... Edmundo
Robert Christie ....... Gabriel
Michael Conway .... Luigi
Fred Diehl .............. Francisco
John Drainie ........... Priest

3.05 [84] On Camera: THE IDEALIST
03Dec1956
Written by Roy Allan Shields
Directed by Paul Almond
Cast:
Jack Creley ............ Karl
Janet Reid .............. Rose
Joe Austin ............... Paul
Robert Shirriff .......... Joey
Helene Winston ...... Mrs. Heisler

[--] On Camera:
10Dec1956 [Winnipeg Free Press]
pre-empted for "Producers Showcase": Festival of Music II.


3.06 [85] On Camera: SOME ARE SO LUCKY
17Dec1956
Written by Hugh Garner
Directed by Ted Kotcheff
Cast:
James Doohan ..... Rod Murphy
Anna Cameron ..... Ethel Walton
Tom Harvey .......... Willie Barnard
Lois Ould ............... Sue Barnard
Fred Diehl .............. Waiter
Piet Kamerman ...... Bartender

3.07 [86] On Camera: ENCHANTED NIGHTMARE
24Dec1956
Written by Peter Francis
Cast:
James Barron ..... Joe
Charles Jarrott ..... Mr. Lunetti
Henry Comor ...... Arab
Angela Leigh ...... Dancer
Phyllis Stewart ..... Mother
Deanne Taylor .... Little Girl

3.08 [87] On Camera: THE LITTLE KEY
31Dec1956
Written by Marian Hemar
Cast:
Ann Morrish
James Doohan
Joseph Burns
Barbara Tremain
Zillah Carter

[--] On Camera:
07Jan1957 [Winnipeg Free Press]
pre-empted for "Producers Showcase": Call to Freedom.


3.09 [88] On Camera: MARKHEIM
14Jan1957
Adapted by Alfred Harris
Story by Robert Louis Stevenson
Cast:
Lloyd Bochner ........ Markheim
Jack Creley
Brendan Dillon
Maureen Fitzgerald
Norman Welsh
Zillah Carter
Dickson Kerwin

3.10 [89] On Camera: THE GUEST ROOM
21Jan1957
Written by Greer Johnson
Cast:
John Drainie ...... Thurlow
Anne Sass-Wilson ..... Joy
Sydney Sturgess ........ Prudell

3.11 [90] On Camera: BRASS TACKS
28Jan1957
Written by Eric Nicol
Cast:
Corinne Conley ..... Denise
Geoffrey Alexander ..... Alan
Katharine Blake ..... Kim
Sandy Webster ...... George

[--] On Camera:
04Feb1957 [Winnipeg Free Press]
pre-empted for "Producers Showcase": Mayerling.

3.12 [91] On Camera: THE CUSTOMER IS ALWAYS RIGHT
11Feb1957
Written by David Knowles
Cast:
Charles Jarrott ...... Mr. Treadgold
James Edmond .... Mr. Sedgwick
Norman Welsh ..... Mr. Lewin
Sarah Davies .... Miss Penley
Eric Christmas
John Maddison
John Charlesworth

3.13 [92] On Camera: REUNION
18Feb1957
Written by Horace Brown
Cast:
Kate Reid ........ Lucille
Austin Willis ..... John
Jean Cavall ...... Armand
Leo Phillips ...... Gus

3.14 [93] On Camera: STREET MUSIC
25Feb1957
Written by Jack Kuper
Cast:
Anthony Brown ....... Adam Pope
Alice Hill ................. Mrs. Pope
Ron Hartmann ....... Mr. Young
Clive Endersby ...... Ernie
Isaac Swerdlow ...... Louie
Beth Amos .............. Clerk

[-] On Camera:
04Mar1957 [Winnipeg Free Press]
pre-empted by "Producers Showcase": Romeo and Juliet


3.15 [94] On Camera: THE WITNESS
11Mar1957
Written by Melwyn Breen
Cast:
James Doohan ...... Alfie
Douglas Rain ......... Joy-Pop
Rex Hagon ............ Jimmy
Aileen Seaton ....... Jimmy's mother
Alan Chrysler ........ Policeman
Tom Harvey .......... Policeman
Synopsis:
Joy-Pop kills a man during an armed robbery and seeks to
lay the blame of the murder onto his stooge, but a young
boy has witnessed the crime.

3.16 [95] On Camera: NIGHT CALL
18Mar1957 [Winnipeg Free Press]
Written by Lester Powell
Cast:
Lloyd Bochner
Jack Creley
Synopsis:
Story about a doctor who sticks by the rules of ethical conduct
although the man whose life he saves threatens legal action.

3.17 [96] On Camera: BIG LEAGUE GOALIE
25Mar1957 [Winnipeg Free Press]
Written by Mac Shoub
Cast:
John Glennon ... Matt Walker
Jill Foster ........... Laura Walker
James Doohan .... Coach
Joe Austin ............ Trainer
Tom Harvey ......... Referee
Frank Perry .............. Doctor
George Robertson .... Manager
Synopsis:
A goalie cracks under the strain of big league play.

[--] On Camera:
01Apr1957 [Winnipeg Free Press]
pre-empted by "Shaeffer Showcase": Woman of Balleybunion.


3.18 [97] On Camera: THE MAN WHO LIKED DICKENS
08Apr1957 [Winnipeg Free Press]
Adapted by Charles R. Jackson
Novel by Evelyn Waugh
Cast:
Patrick Macnee .... Henty
Leonard White ..... McMaster
Synopsis:
The sole survivor of an expedition into a South American jungle
finds he may spend the rest of his life reading Dickens to his rescuer.

3.19 [98] On Camera: A GODMOTHER FOR AMY
15Apr1957
Written by Richard A. MacCracken
Cast:
Fern Stitman .... Amy Sheldon
Jane Mallett ...... Ruth Ester
Austin Willis ...... Mr. Sheldon
John Drainie ..... Dr. Mason
Maud Whitmore .... Aunt Stella
Nicky Austin ......... Walter
Synopsis:
The story of a girl disillusioned by a godmother who turns
out to be only a woman, not a magic fairy.

3.20 [99] On Camera: JUST TRY IT
22Apr1957
Written by Stanley Mann
Cast:
James Doohan ....... Roger
Jill Foster ................ Leslie
David Gardner ........ Gerald
Suzanne Finlay ....... Betty
Carol Starkman ........ Lucy

[--] On Camera:
29Apr1957 [Ottawa Journal]
pre-empted by "Producers Showcase": Cinderella.

3.21 [100] On Camera: MICHAEL'S MOUNTAIN
06May1957
Written by Gregory Stone
Cast:
Bruno Gerussi
Frances Tobias
Joe Austin
Cec Linder
Ted Follows
Meg Hogarth
Stan Francis
Patricia Moffatt
Synopsis:
Story about a man who is scarred by a bomb thrown
by a maniac and the emotional effects he must overcome.

3.22 [101] On Camera: THE TELEPHONE RINGS FOR BERTHA SCHRUMM
13May1957
Written by M. Charles Cohen
Cast:
Alene Kamins ...... Bertha Schrumm
Len Birman .......... Harold
Miriam Wolfe ........ Eva
Isaac Swerdlow .... Ben
Alfie Scopp ........... Gerald
Gurston Rosenfeld .... Waiter
Synopsis:
Romance begins for a woman at 29.

3.23 [102] On Camera: TIME EXPOSURE
20May1957
Written by Ralph Rose
Cast:
Tom Harvey ...... Joe Grant
Peggi Loder ..... Peg Grant
Bob Olson ......... Ronny Grant
Lew Davidson ... Biggers
Alex McKee ...... Managing Editor
Michael Fitzgerald ... Announcer
Synopsis:
A comedy about a photographer who buys a camera
which takes pictures in the future.

[--] On Camera:
27May1957 [Ottawa Journal]
pre-empted by "Producers Showcase": Festival of Magic.


3.24 [103] On Camera: A TRIP FOR MRS. TAYLOR
03Jun1957
Written by Hugh Garner
Directed by Leo Orenstein
Cast:
Catherine Proctor ..... Mrs. Taylor
Nari Stewart .............. Mrs. Connell
Corinne Corley
Sean Sullivan
Gaetan Jacono
Lloyd Jones
Synopsis:
A lonely older woman decides to take a short train journey
to feel not so lonely.

[--] On Camera:
10Jun1957
pre-empted for Federal Election Results


3.25 [104] On Camera: GOLDMINE IN THE HOUSE
17Jun1957
Adapted by Leslie McFarlane
Story by J.N. Harris
Synopsis:
Story is set in a Laurentian resort and involves a business intrigue
and romance with a French-Canadian accent.

3.26 [105] On Camera: DOUBLE EXIT
24Jun1957
Producer Charles Jarrott
Written by Gale Pedrick
Cast:
Patrick Macnee ..... George
Mavor Moore ......... James
Brendan Dillon ....... Bond

3.27 [106] On Camera: ROMANTIC INTERLUDE
01Jul1957
Written by Marjory Heath
Cast:
Nicky Austin ......... Charles Jr.
Kay Hawtrey ......... Freddie
Peggi Loder ......... Lillian
Stephanie Mew .... Betsy
Juan Root ............. Charles
Aino Pirskanen ..... Mrs. Emmett

3.28 [107] On Camera: A WOMAN'S POINT OF VIEW
08Jul1957
Written by Patricia Joudry
Cast:
Aileen Seaton ...... Mrs. Kerr
Sandy Webster .... Mr. Kerr
Marcia Clare ......... Monica
Jonathan White .... Rod
Synopsis:
A teenage girl discovers her own heart in the death of a friend's father.

3.29 [108] On Camera: BLACK CATS ARE GOOD CATS
15Jul1957
Produced by Basil Coleman
Written by Brock Shoveller
Cast:
Nestor Mitto ........... Hughie Todd
Barbara Hamilton .. Mrs. Todd
Cec Linder ............ Mr. Todd
Tony Haig ............. Billie
Tony Brown .......... Tony
Jane Mallett ........... Mrs. Snell
Lew Davidson ....... Mailman

[--] On Camera:
22Jul1957 [Winnipeg Free Press]
pre-empted for Royal Playhouse production.

3.30 [109] On Camera: WAIT FOR ME
29Jul1957
Written by Jim McGinnis
Cast:
Gerald Sarracini ....... Dan
Charmion King ......... Grace
Michael Fitzgerald ... Joe
Brendan Dillon ......... Fowler
Joan Maroney .......... Cora
Tom Doodkorte ........ Ralph

3.31 [110] On Camera: THE STOWAWAY
05Aug1957
Written by Ken Taylor
Cast:
Austin Willis .......... Captain Kenneth Taylor
Ivor Barry .............. Duke
Frank Perry .......... Luigi
Hildegarde Rossi .... Pepita
E.M. Margolese ....... Senor Vicente
Katharine Blake ........ Madame Catamini
Michael Kane .......... Police Inspector
Synopsis:
A comedy by Kenneth Taylor about the captain of a small freighter and
a stowaway whose discovery in a laundry-basket turns ship-board
routine upside down. Austin Willis plays the captain of a cargo vessel.

3.32 [111] On Camera: MAMA'S SIDEWALK CAFE
12Aug1957
Adapted by Mac Shoub
Story by Ben Lappin
Directed by Leo Orenstein
Cast:
Sylvia Lennick ...... Mama
Jacob Reinglass ... Father
Alan Orenstein ...... Benny
Alfie Scopp ........... Jakle
Sammy Sales ....... Mr. Elkind
Martha Horowitz ... Sister
Geoffrey Alexander
Rolf Carston
Jan Kemp
Frank Mathias
Lloyd Chester

[--] On Camera:
19Aug1957 [Winnipeg Free Press]
pre-empted for Royal Playhouse
place "Gift of Love". Written by Len Peterson,
starring Don Francks as Reg, Rae Brown as his mother, Lillian Carlson as his girlfriend,
Fred Diehl as his father and Art Weber as his brother.
The drama is about the events which led up to a man's imprisonment.

3.33 [112] On Camera: COUNTESS KELLER
26Aug1957
Producer Robert Christie
Written by Leslie McFarlane
Cast:
Lore Lons ......... Mrs. Keller
E.M. Margolese ..... Luigi Galliardi
Miriam Wolfe .......... Julia
Synopsis:
Grocer Luigi Galliardi is constantly being berated by his wife, Julia,
for over-extending credit to customers and in particular to Mrs. Keller,
an elderly scrubwoman who claims to have been a countess in Vienna.
Things come to a head when Mrs. Keller asks for a number of luxury
foodstuffs to entertain an old friend a famous Viennese pianist.
Julia convinces Luigi that Mrs. Keller's story is a fabrication, but
eventually both learn an important lesson.

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