Helen Hayes recreates her famed Broadway role in this adaptation of the Laurence Housman play. This dramatic biography offers insight into the life of the beloved Queen Victoria beginning with her ascension to the throne in 1837.
Young unknown Esther Blodgett comes to Hollywood to be a star and marries matinée idol Norman Maine. As her popularity begins to rise, he follows a downward path into oblivion thanks to his alcoholism.
The Carlton family are impostors--con artists who make their living with shady card games and mooching off of rich suckers. Traveling by train, they latch onto lonely and rich old Miss Fording, saving her life during a derailment. Full of gratitude, she invites them to live with her in London home. The Carltons believe they have finally struck it rich.
A wealthy young society woman faces blindness and death when she's diagnosed with a brain tumor. Thinking she's cured, she falls in love with and marries the doctor who performed her surgery. Later, she suffers an emotional breakdown upon learning that she has just months to live.
In this fantasy, a pilot learns that his life has been predetermined to end at a certain time. He temporarily evades his fate because of a snafu on the part of his heavenly emissary and his love of a WAC.
Convinced that his wife is having an affair, a husband plants a bomb that will kill her and destroy the house. Before he can leave, a couple of burglars break in and tie him to a post in the basement as the clock on the bomb ticks away.
In this comedy, a church organist has been a little too forward in his courting a young woman for three stuffy leaders of the church. They lecture the young man who, in turn, reveals a secret about each of the men's marriages.
A young girl is nervous about the return of her mother from a mental institution, so her father buys her a kitten to calm her. Unfortunately, when the mother arrives, the daughter pays more attention to Bubbles than to her.
In this comedy of mistaken identity, a blonde knocks a driver unconscious when she rear-ends his car with hers. She can't find any identification on him; the only clue is a script that indicates he's a spy.
College friends Bark and Jerry discover their old friend Professor LeNormand dead in his observatory, burned to death from the inside out. Most shocking, the confirmed bachelor had just married an enigmatic woman who seems unfazed by his death. Within days, Jerry is engaged to marry the mysterious widow, leading Bark to believe she was somehow involved in the professor's death.
A suspicious inspector investigates the murder of a young woman who was part of a respectable middle-class British family. He uncovers bizarre motivations among the family members before he's revealed to be an impostor.
Steve LaFarge visits the small town of his childhood and meets the current residents of the house in which he played. He falls in love with the daughter, Ann Kimball, but is given the cold shoulder by her aloof father. Old man Kimball has been bitter ever since the murder of his wife 15 years earlier. Steve is shocked by the realization that he may have been involved in the woman's death.
Special episode, produced with the network's News and Special Events Department, opens in the maternity wing of a New York Hospital. An overview of the world into which a brand new baby has been born into will be presented, featuring film clips of national and world events with live inserts from around the Big Apple.