Category Archives: TV-Drama Shows

The Motorola TV Hour (1953-54)..May 18,1954 Episode: “Atomic Attack”

Short lived dramatic anthology series. This episode proves that the so-called Golden Age of TV had its tarnish. This is just awful from start to finish. The acting is over the top, especially by Patricia Bruder as fourteen year old … Continue reading

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The Silver Theatre (The Bigelow Theatre) (Hollywood Half Hour) (1949-50)

Conrad Nagel hosted thirty-nine episodes of this anthology series usually containing romantic dramas. May 29,1950 episode: “Closeup” w/Donald Woods and Ann Dvorak – Alfred (John Gallaudet) needs money so his daughter Josie can spend some time in Phoenix for health … Continue reading

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The Elgin Hour (1954-55)

Dramatic anthology series sponsored by Elgin watches. February 22,1955 episode: “Sting Of Death” w/Boris Karloff and Hermoine Gingold – Based on the classic horror novel by Gerald Heard using the name H.F.Heard. Mycroft Holmes (Boris Karloff) lives in the English … Continue reading

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Ford Theatre (The Ford Television Theatre) (1952-57)

A anthology series that went from radio to TV. In the beginning it was an hour and then went down to a half hour. It was a mixture of comedies and dramas. May 13,1957 episode: “Fate Travels East” w/Craig Stevens, … Continue reading

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Dixon Of Dock Green (1955-76)

Jack Warner stars as PC George Dixon. He appeared throughout the series long run. It had a little bit of everything from drama to comedy. The series wasn’t the usual shoot ’em up, car chase police series. It ambled along … Continue reading

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The Millonaire (1955-60)

John Beresford Tipton (Paul Frees) liked to give out checks worth a million dollars to people he’s never met. All taxes have been paid on the checks. He’d send out his trusty assistant Michael Anthony (Marvin Miller) to hand out … Continue reading

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Telephone Time (1956-58)

Anthology series hosted by John Nesbitt and then Frank Baxter. March 17,1957 episode – “Fight For The Title” w/Michael Landon – Benny Leonard (George Brenlin) is the light heavyweight boxing champ. His win is chased off the headlines by America’s … Continue reading

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