Category Archives: TV-Drama Shows

Flight (1958-59)

If you like fighter planes then this was the show for you. General George C.Kenney was the host. Lots of great aerial shots as each week stories are told from the files of the U.S. Air Force. November 11,1958 episode: … Continue reading

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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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