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1954

4 Jan. 1954
The Steady Man
A couple whose child died at birth face a problem adopting a child. The husband, proud of the fact that he can account for every penny they spend, is horrified by the expense and the long wait involved. It's up to the patient wife to talk her husband into dealing with the adoption process.
 
11 Jan. 1954
A Case of Identity
While taking the subway home from the Stork Club, a musician is detained by police for a robbing a loan office. One of the clerks identifies him as the criminal and he's eventually sentenced to jail. It is only through the determination of his lawyer that he is finally freed.
 
18 Jan. 1954
Machinal
Giving in to the advice of her calculating mother, Helen marries her highly successful and thoroughly revolting boss. Since his very touch repulses her, she ends up in an affair with a young man who eventually betrays her. The climax to her sad life is being sentenced to the electric chair.
 
25 Jan. 1954
Richard Said No
A ad-man for a perfume company meets his female counterpart at a party when his jealous wife is away.
 
1 Feb. 1954
The Seventeenth of June
Based on a true story, a man performs heroic acts against Communists in East Berlin during an uprising on June 17th of the previous summer.
 
8 Feb. 1954
Mr. Whittle and the Morning Star
After much study, a history professor has decided that the end of the world is upon us.
 
15 Feb. 1954
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay
The adventures of the young Cornelia Otis Skinner and Emily Kimbrough are dramatized from the bestseller of the same title. The girls board a luxury ship bound for Europe and are flirted with by a couple of Yankees, but much prefer the company of two sophisticated society men.
 
22 Feb. 1954
Land of Happiness
In 1895, a sophisticated woman of Copenhagen accompanies her husband, a pastor to his new parish. It's located on the rustic and isolated Faero Islands of the North Atlantic.
 
1 Mar. 1954
Such a Busy Day
A senior citizen who's successfully raised a family feels he has nothing remaining to contribute to their lives. He meets a group of people at an senior center and fears he'll never be as happy again as they seem to be.
 
8 Mar. 1954
The Paradise Cafe
A honky-tonk piano player with big plans is surrounded by a diverse group of dreamers in this character study set in a bistro.
 
15 Mar. 1954
The Quality of Mercy
A couple innocently leave their baby home alone for a night out in the Big Apple. Authorities learn of this, take the child and place it in a children's home. Confused and frightened, the parents become violent, however the nun who heads the facility bestows mercy upon the couple.
 
22 Mar. 1954
The Pink Hippopotamus
A blockade runner, himself an escapee from behind the Iron Curtain, deals in the transport of human cargo in and out of that region. His current mission is to reunite a young boy and his parents.
 
29 Mar. 1954
My Little Girl
A reporter father thinks he's done a good job of raising his child. Unfortunately, he starts to have doubts about her integrity.
 
5 Apr. 1954
For These Services
Father and son physicians are at odds over how to practice medicine.
 
12 Apr. 1954
The Pale Blonde of Sand Street
A young sailor meets a blonde and give her his lucky coin. With it, she makes a wish for him to disappear from her life. When the wish comes true, she begins to haunt ships looking for the man she really loves.
 
19 Apr. 1954
Big Boy
The conflict between generations is played out between an old railroad man and his son over steam powered trains versus the new diesel engine.
 
26 Apr. 1954
No Need of Favor
A young artist who has lost his vision falls for and marries his secretary, a woman of great inner beauty but "plain Jane" looks. When an operation restores the artists' sight, his wife becomes insecure because she can never match the vision of beauty he had of her in his mind.
 
3 May 1954
Wages of Fear
Four men face danger at every turn driving truckloads of nitroglycerin through jungle country to Guatemala's to oil fields.
 
10 May 1954
Pilgrim's Pride
A businessman takes his number one client to the country for meetings, but finds his daughter already there with a house full of party guests.
 
17 May 1954
Skyblock
Farmland across the Midwest is turned into desert by someone wielding a destructive "drought machine".
 
24 May 1954
The Power and the Prize
When in Europe, an American businessman falls for a refugee from behind the Iron Curtain. He brings the girl back with him and must deal with the prejudices of the people he works with.
 
31 May 1954
Once Upon a Time
A bride and groom greeting guests at their wedding encounter loves from their pasts. Each remembers their dating days and thinks about the one they might have married.
 
7 Jun. 1954
The Patriot from Antibes
A baron and baroness are swindled out of a small fortune by group of impressive con men in a true story from the Paris police files.
 
14 Jun. 1954
Great Expectations: Part 1
In the first of this two-part adaptation, Pip, a young man with an inheritance, suffers through problems that arise due to his friendship with an escaped criminal.
 
21 Jun. 1954
Great Expectations: Part 2
In part two, Pip gets his own apartment, falls in love, and has another encounter with the criminal Magwitch.
 
28 Jun. 1954
In His Hands
A young doctor's true love suffers an incurable, deadly disease.
 
5 Jul. 1954
The Expert
A noted author and lecturer on the subject of marital bliss can not speak from personal experience. He has a hard time explaining why a strange woman in her pajamas is feeding him breakfast.
 
12 Jul. 1954
Story on Eleventh Street
A lonely widower with a seven-year-old son wants to rebuild a happy home for the child.
 
19 Jul. 1954
It Happened in Paris
An American couple broadcast a weekly radio show from Paris, enthralling their listeners back home with stories of their extended honeymoon in France. In reality, the man and woman are not married, can't stand each other, and bicker constantly. That's why they're unhappy when the sponsor wants to renew their contracts.
 
26 Jul. 1954
Patricia
A young society woman follows her own path and enrolls in a bohemian art school. She immediately falls for an older instructor, but he does not return her affections.
 
2 Aug. 1954
Home Town
A gullible man leaves his home town for the big city. He falls prey to a flashy public relations man who plots a big build-up for his debut.
 
9 Aug. 1954
About Sara Caine
An overbearing young female reporter is determined to better her father, competing against him in the coverage of a news story.
 
16 Aug. 1954
Invitation to Murder
A publisher gets a manuscript full of damning statements about a number of important people. He invites its author and those mentioned in the book to the same party, suggesting to his guests that murdering the author might be a suitable option.
 
23 Aug. 1954
Personal Story
At the peak of his career, an architect suffers an heart attack. He takes the doctor's advice to slow down to such an extreme, he's barely living his life.
 
30 Aug. 1954
A Matter of Luck
A singer is given a lucky charm by a girl in his neighborhood and his career suddenly takes off. When he accidentally breaks the trinket, his good luck ends just as abruptly.
 
6 Sep. 1954
The People You Meet
In this comedy, the problems are worked out of a new play in Boston before it goes to Broadway.
 
13 Sep. 1954
Ten Minute Alibi
A man could lose his girlfriend to a blackmailer who's making his life miserable. That prompts him to plot a murder.
 
20 Sep. 1954
Diary
A small-town girl leaves her unhappy home to find her way in a large city. There she meets an unsavory character who, nevertheless, offers her the only understanding help she has ever known.
 
27 Sep. 1954
A Dream of Summer
A Brooklyn bookkeeper falls in love with a Bronx shipping clerk at a summer resort. Meanwhile, each fears that the other will discover their secret; it seems they both exaggerated greatly about their careers.
 
4 Oct. 1954
Two Wise Women
A married American banker falls for a French reporter while in Berlin.
 
11 Oct. 1954
Autumn Crocus
When love finally arrives for a spinster school teacher, she must reject it. The young innkeeper she's fallen for is already married.
 
18 Oct. 1954
Foreign Affair
This comic romance begins in the post-war rubble of 1947 Berlin, Germany. Captain Pringle is in love with a U. S. Congresswoman on an investigation and the woman being investigated.
 
25 Oct. 1954
Remote
In this fictional documentary, a man campaigning for the governorship of a Southern state goes on trial for the murder of his secretary. The effects of television coverage on justice are highlighted as facts get distorted along party lines and the cameras cover the "event" inside and outside the courtroom.
 
1 Nov. 1954
The Gentleman
A man is obsessed with the way things used to be. Rather than accepting and appreciating the present, he sadly retreats to living his life in the past.
 
8 Nov. 1954
The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Part 1
Subtitled "The Beastliness of Beauty", Victor Hugo's classic is adapted for television. It's the story of the hideous bell-ringing Quasimodo at the Cathederal of Notre Dame and the beautiful woman he loves, Esmeralda.
 
15 Nov. 1954
The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Part 2
Subtitled The Beauty of the Beast, Victor Hugo's classic is adapted for the small screen. It's the story of the hideous bell-ringing Quasimodo at the Cathederal of Notre Dame and the beautiful woman he loves, Esmeralda.
 
22 Nov. 1954
Homecoming
On the weekend of the big homecoming game, a college football star plans for an improved future. The rich co-ed he's dating could be his ticket to an upgrade in his status.
 
29 Nov. 1954
Judith
Judith is a beautiful woman who proceeds to destroy the man she claims to have loved. She receives a well-earned retribution for her actions.
 
6 Dec. 1954
Dr. Ed
This inspirational story is based on real-life physician Dr. Edward Conner of Pennsylvania. In his life, he was able to start a clinic for handicapped kids, despite his personal battle with multiple sclerosis.
 
13 Dec. 1954
End of a Mission
A pilot who's thought to have died during a crash decides to "play dead" so he can remain near the woman he loves. Eventually, he wishes to return to the United States, as both a deserter and a casualty.
 
20 Dec. 1954
David Copperfield: Part 1
In the first of two parts, young and motherless David is sent by his uncaring stepfather to live with the impoverished Micawbers in London. He barely survives, working at a warehouse gluing labels on bottles.
 
27 Dec. 1954
David Copperfield: Part 2
In the second of two parts, David conducts his romance with the spoiled Dora Spenlow and, with the help of Micawber, unmasks Uriah Heep as a scheming thief. This episode is subtitled "The Reward".
 

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