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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.