Desert Encounter


A very unusual story of a man who meets a woman, who very shortly afterwards unexpectedly wants him to marry her....
Directed by Roy Kellino
Written by Marc Brandel
First broadcast on March 22, 1956
Stars: Charles Boyer, Susan Kohner, Martin Garralaga and Stuart Whitman

To Die at Midnight


A prison warden desperately tries to prove that a man scheduled for execution is innocent.
Directed by Don Weiss
Written by Michael Fessier
First broadcast on March 15, 1956
Stars: Dick Powell, Alexander Campbell, Stacy Harris and Hallene Hill.

Red Wine


A British police detective travels to Borneo to capture a murderer...
Directed by Richard Kinon
Written by Lawrence G. Blochman and Oscar Millard
March 8, 1956
Stars: David Niven, Stuart Whitman, Joseph Waring and John Craven.

The Listener


Ida Lupino plays a woman who intends to murder her husband. .
Directed by Roy Kellino
Written by Cornell Woolrich and Frank L. Moss
First broadcast on February 2, 1956
Stars: Ida Lupino, Ralph Moody, Richard Lupino and Paul Boardman

High Stakes


Dante is framed for attempted murder...
Directed by William A. Seiter
Written by Richard Carr
First broadcast on January 26, 1956
Stars: Dick Powell, Frances Bergen, Herb Vigran and James Seay.

Magic Night


Hard working bookeeper Henri is expecting big things on his anniversary of 25 years of service, but...
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by Amory Hare with screenplay by John Bagni and Gwen Bagni
First broadcast on January 12, 1956
Stars: Charles Boyer, Joyce Gates, Vale Hunter and Marcel Journet. ,

Dark Meeting


Bowling ally owner Billie Jones discovers that the man she hired to set pins is an escaped convict.
Directed by Richard Kinon
Written by Robert Eggenweiler
First broadcast on January 5, 1956
Stars: Ida Lupino, Warren Stevens, Elliott Reid and Barbara Pepper.

One Way Out


Diana finally leaves her playboy husband and moves to an apartment in New York. Soon after arriving at her new place, she finds herself locked in with no electricity and very little food. ...
Directed by Roy Kellino
Written by Joyce Selznick with screenplay by Richard Carr
First broadcast on December 15, 1955
Stars: Ida Lupino, Scott Forbes, Frances Robinson and Gayle Kellogg.

A Spray of Bullets


A former sheriff, Will Sonnett, known for his fast draw shows up in Mesa to see an optometrist; he's become nearsighted and badly needs glasses...
Directed by Roy Kellino
Written by Richard Carr
First broadcast on November 3, 1955
Stars: Dick Powell, Jean Howell, Robert J. Wilke and Raymond Hatton.

Face of Danger


A reporter meets with a 100-year-old woman to ask about her life in the Old West. ...
Directed by Roy Kellino
Written by Dorothy M. Johnson with screenplay by Richard Carr
First broadcast on October 13, 1955
Stars: Ida Lupino, Dick Foran, Paul Picerni and Ralph Moody.

The Executioner


An American doctor is accused to being a spy and targeted for murder...
Directed by Robert Florey
László Görög and Thomas Flanagan
First broadcast on June 9, 1955
Stars: Charles Boyer, Berry Kroeger, Christopher Dark and Ross Elliott

Broken Journey


David Niven is an amiable safe-cracker who devises an ingenious but simple way of escaping from custody.
Directed by William A. Seiter
Written by Stanley Niss
First broadcast on June 2, 1955
Stars: David Niven, Don Haggerty, William F. Leicester and William Forrest

Alias Mr Hepp


Frank Hepp has made his career charming rich, unhappy women out of their fortunes...
Directed by Roy Kellino
Written by László Görög
First broadcast on May 12, 1955
Stars: Charles Boyer, Alan Mowbray, Barbara Fuller and Florenz Ames

The House Always Wins


In this episode, nightclub owner Dante is informed by an old flame that her "friends" want to rob the place.
Directed by Roy Kellino
Richard Carr
First broadcast on April 28, 1955
Stars: Dick Powell, Jean Willes, Herb Vigran and Regis Toomey.

With All My Heart


An overweight schoolteacher feels destined to live without love...
Directed by Roy Kellino
Written by Lois T. Henderson and Frederick J. Lipp
First broadcast on April 21, 1955
Stars: Ida Lupino, Walter Coy, Noreen Nash and Edward Platt.

Eddie's Place


Ellen (Lupino) is hitchhiking. A nice guy, Eddie, picks her up and quickly realizes she's just out of the state prison...
Directed by Roy Kellino
Written by Buck Houghton, Willard Wiener and Herbert Abbott Spiro
First broadcast on March 10, 1955
Stars: Ida Lupino, William Talman, Merle Oberon and Kathryn Card.

The Wild Bunch


On the way home after their honeymoon, a bride confesses two things to her groom: She's wealthy and has three teenage children plus a dog waiting for them at her home...
Directed by William A. Seiter
Written by Gordon Malherbe Hillman and Frederick Brady
First broadcast on February 17, 1955
Stars: Charles Boyer, Gigi Perreau, Natalie Wood and Noreen Nash.

Fair Trial


Dick Powell plays a reporter who is investigating a lynching in a small town.
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by Richard Carr
First broadcast on February 10, 1955
Stars: Dick Powell, Jean Howell, Ray Walker and Frank Ferguson.

The Good Sister


A nun in post-war Germany plays matchmaker between an American G.I and a Czech woman. .
Directed by Roy Kellino
Written by Robert Dozier
First broadcast on January 27, 1955
Stars: Teresa Wright, Chuck Connorse, Violet Rensing and John Dehner.

The Answer


A disillusioned Hollywood screenwriter returns to his old neighborhood bar, where he meets an alcoholic genius and undergoes an epiphany..
Directed by Roy Kellino
Written by Leonard Freeman
First broadcast on December 23, 1954
Stars: David Niven, Anthony Caruso, Nestor Paiva and Carolyn Jones.

Meet a Lonely Man


A very lonely man is mistaken as being a millionaire by an attractive woman,.
Directed by Lewis R. Foster
Written by Dick Stenger
First broadcast on December 2, 1954
Stars: David Niven, Martha Hyer, Hal Baylor and Stanley Andrews.

My Own Dear Dragon


A successful playwright does his best to avoid reading the script written by his young new wife...
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by Clock Dailey
First broadcast on November 18, 1954
Stars: Charles Boyer, Vera Miles, Mabel Albertson and Alex Gerry

The Contest


Dick Powell plays a detective who investigates the murder of a playwright...
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by Milton Geiger
First broadcast on November 4, 1954
Stars: Dick Powell, Marguerite Chapman, John Hubbard and Ray Walker

The Wallet


A formerly wealthy man has a sick wife and a lack of money..
Directed by Robert Florey
Paul Elbogen, Anthony Coldeway and Lawrence B. Marcus
First broadcast on October 21, 1954
Stars: Charles Boyer, William Campbell, Maria Palmer and Rhys Williams

Never Explain


David Niven as a man who refuses to have his kids go to regular school..
Directed by William Asher
Written by Written by Quinn Martin and Lorrie Frishman
First broadcast on October 7, 1954
Stars: David Niven, Irving Bacon, Janine Perreau and Herb Vigran

Masquerade


Kit and her fiancé are hosting a Mardi Gras costume party at her huge mansion when frightening news arrives...
Directed by Roy Kellino
Written by Frederick Brady (screenplay) (as Frederic Brady) , Thelma Robinson (screenplay)
First broadcast on April 15, 1954
Stars: Ida Lupino, John Bryant, Carleton G. Young and Arthur Space.

Detective's Holiday


While on a duck-hunting trip, Dick Powell suspects that his hostess is wanted by the law.
Directed by Blake Edwards
Written by Octavus Roy Cohen and Frederick Brady
First broadcast on March 4, 1954
Stars: Dick Powell, Joan Camden, Dick Foran and Barney Phillips.

Meet McGraw


McGraw, a private eye, is hired by Lila Lamont to protect her from her threatening husband Louis.
Directed by Frank McDonald
Written by Gwen Bagni and John Bagni
First broadcast on February 25, 1954
Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Audrey Totter, Ellen Corby and Paul Picerni.

The Bomb


A man returns home to find that his neglected girlfriend is now engaged to another. .
Directed by Blake Edwards
Written by Blake Edwards, Ben Perry and Jerome Epstein
First broadcast on February 18, 1954
Stars: David Niven, John Dehner, Margaret Sheridan and Robin Hughes.

The Gun


Dick Powell is policeman Dan Hodges and one morning with several visitors in his busy kitchen, his police revolver disappears.
Directed by Frank McDonald
Written by Frederick Brady
First broadcast on February 11, 1954
Stars: Dick Powell, Dorothy Green, Douglas Fowley and Ray Ferrell

Second Dawn


A man who has been blind for all of his life gets an operation that may or may not bring him temporary or permanent sight.
Directed by Roy Kellino
Edwin Pugh with screenplay by Merwin Gerard
First broadcast on February 4, 1954
Stars: Charles Boyer, Dorothy Hart, Luis Van Rooten and Edwin Jerome

A String of Beads


An adaption of Somerset Maugham's story "A String of Beads". Joan Robinson works as a governess for a wealthy family. She attends a party thrown by her employer and, although she is an attractive young woman, she is completely ignored until one of the guests, Count Borselli, appraises the beads she is wearing as a valuable string of pearls...
Produced by Ronald Colman
Directed by William Cameron Menzies
Written W. Somerset Maugham with screenplay by Don Ettlinger
First broadcast on January 21, 1954
Starring Ronald Colman, Angela Lansbury, Nigel Bruce and George Macready

The Bad Streak


A man determines to ruin his casino-owner father.
Produced by Charles Boyer
Directed by Robert Aldrich
Written by John and Gwen Bagni
First broadcast on January 14, 1954
Stars: Charles Boyer, Virginia Grey, Robert Arthur and Esther Dale

House for Sale


A woman visits an isolated house expecting to meet with the realtor. Instead, she encounters a murderer who's escaped from a mental hospital.
Produced by Ida Lupino
Directed by Jules Bricken
Written by John and Gwen Bagni
First broadcast on December 31, 1953
Stars: Ida Lupino, George Macready, Joseph Crehan and Thomas Browne Henry

The Girl on the Park Bench


Joan Fontaine moves out of her apartment and lives on a park bench to protest rent increases..
Produced by Joan Fontaine
Directed by Hal Walker
Written by D.D. Beauchamp with screenplay by William Bowers
First broadcast on December 3, 1953
Stars: Joan Fontaine, John Litel, Craig Stevens and Thurston Hall

Moorings


An overworked shipping magnate falls in love with a blind woman living nearby, whose son is kidnapped by her estranged father.
Directed by Roy Kellino
Written by Amory Hare with screenplay by John Bagni and Gwen Bagni
First broadcast on November 12, 1953
Stars: Charles Boyer, Dorothy Malone, Will Wright and Hayden Rorke.

The Witness


Dick Powell is attorney Mike Donegan, who must clear his client of robbery and murder by finding a mysterious woman witness.
Directed by Robert Aldrich
Written by Merwin Gerard and Seeleg Lester
First broadcast on October 22, 1953
Stars: Dick Powell, James Millican, Charles Bronson (Charles Buchinsky) and Marian Carr.

Love at Sea


The wife of a journalist who is on an ocean cruise without her husband becomes the center of attraction for the men on the ship.
Produced by Merle Oberon
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by Benita Hume and Barbara Merlin
First broadcast on October 15, 1953
Stars: Merle Oberon, Stephen Bekassy and Dick Powell(Cameo)

The Squeeze


The District Attorney's son gambles and loses in Willie Dante's secret casino behind his restaurant, and when a gangster takes the evidence, Willie and Monte must steal them back. Produced by Dick Powell
Directed by Robert Aldrich
Written by Blake Edwards
First broadcast on October 01, 1953
Stars: Dick Powell, Richard Jaeckel, Regis Toomey

Finale


A struggling actor who looks like a star cannot get an acting job because his famous cousin prevents it....
Produced by David Niven
Directed by Roy Kellino
Written by Seeleg Lester and Merwin Gerard
First broadcast on September 24, 1953
Stars: David Niven, John Litel, Harvey Stephens and Martha Hyer

Shadowed


Burt Stroude is about to be chosen as the party's senatorial candidate. At the same time, he hears from the married woman he'd had an affair with in his youth...
Produced by Dick Powell
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by Mary Synon and Merwin Gerard
First broadcast on June 18, 1953
Stars: Dick Powell, Frances Dee and Tyler McVey

To Whom it May Concern


A bank employee mails a letter to his boss confessing to stealing $7000 and includes the stocks he bought with the money. As he puts a gun to his head, he sees in the paper that the stocks' worth have gone through the roof....
Produced by David Niven
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by Oliver Crawford, Wally Kline and Bob Hannum
First broadcast on June 4, 1953
Stars: David Niven, Martha Wentworth and Ned Glass

Ladies on His Mind


A psychiatrist listens to his female patients go on about their troubles. As they talk, he imagines himself within each of their stories.
Produced by Ronald Coman
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by Milton Merlin
First broadcast on February 26, 1953
Stars: Ronald Colman, Elisabeth Fraser and Hillary Brooke

The Man Who Walked Out on Himself


After separating from his wife, a wealthy clubman is about to marry a much young woman -- whereupon his mirror image walks out on him in disgust.
Produced by Ronald Colman
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by Milton Merlin
First broadcast on March 26, 1953
Stars: Ronald Colman and Francis Pierlot

Man in the Box


An actor who lost his sight returns to the theater and imagines himself in all the male roles.
Produced by Charles Boyer
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by John and Gwen Bagni
First broadcast on February 26, 1953
Stars: Charles Boyer, Harry Bartell and James Craven

Sound Off, My Love


When hard-of-hearing Martha gets a hearing aid she discovers that her husband is cheating on her and intends to kill her.
Produced by Merle Oberon
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by John Bagni and Gwen Bagni
First broadcast on February 12, 1953
Stars: Merle Oberon, Gordon Oliver and Barbara Billingsley

The Man on the Train


David Niven rides the train with a ghost who helps him uncover his killer..
Produced by Produced by David Niven
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by John Bagni and Gwen Bagni
First broadcast on January 15, 1953
Stars: David Niven, Lowell Gilmore, Rhys Williams and Alan Napier

Knockout


A young boxer gets a shot at the title, but learns that the fix is in, and decides to turn the tables on the mobsters.
Produced by Broderick Crawford
Directed by Blake Edwards
Written by Blake Edwards and Robert Wells
First broadcast on January 1, 1953
Stars: Broderick Crawford, Ron Hargrave, Buddy Wright and Ted de Corsia. Leonard Nimoy plays Bulloti's Henchman (uncredited)

Backstage


Charles Boyer saves a woman from jumping off a bridge and after promising to help her surive he loses track of her.
Produced by Charles Boyer
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by Gwen Bagni and John Bagni
First broadcast on November 6, 1952
Stars: Charles Boyer, Marcia Henderson and Hillary Brooke

Dante's Inferno


Dick Powell portrays the owner of a swank restaurant which offers gambling. Trouble arises when a beautiful woman patron insists that she is about to be murdered.(This and subsequent episodes featuring Dick Powell as investigator Willie Dante became the basis for the 1960 series "Dante" with Howard Duff in the lead).
Produced by Four Star Productions
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by Blake Edwards
First broadcast on October 09, 1952.
Stars: Dick Powell, Virginia Grey and Regis Toomey

The Lost Silk Hat


Ronald Colman leaves a home without his silk top hat and must convince a stranger to fetch it for him.
Produced by Ronald Colman
Directed by Robert Florey Written by Ronald Colman, Lord Dunsany and Milton Merlin
First broadcast on October 23, 1952.
Stars: Ronald Colman, Richard Whorf and Jay Novello

My Wife Geraldine


A man learns that he is suspected of murdering his wife, whom he now claims never existed. Produced by Charles Boyer
Directed by Robert Florey
Written by Lawrence B. Marcus
First broadcast on September 25, 1952
Stars: Charles Boyer, Porter Hall, Una Merkel and Noreen Nash