Season: 1 | 2 | 3
Year: 1950 | 1951


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: The Creative Impulse

18 October 1950
Mrs. Albert Forrester, a novelist who has enjoyed acclaim but not success until the day her husband runs away with the cook.

W. Somerset Maugham ... Himself - Host

Alan Bunce

Sylvia Field
Pamela Gordon
Bob Harris
Ben Malik
Carmen Matthews
Maggi McNellis ... Herself - Pitchwoman

Mildred Natwick ... Mrs. Albert Forrester
Chet Stratton (as Chester Stratton)

Season 1, Episode 2: McKintosh

25 October 1950

Season 1, Episode 3: Winter Cruise

1 November 1950

Season 1, Episode 4: The Unconquered

8 November 1950

Season 1, Episode 5: Episode

15 November 1950

Season 1, Episode 6: Lord Mountdrago

22 November 1950
Lord Mountdrago, a leading member of the House of Lords, does not dream sweet dreams. Quite the contrary. Each night he has very painful nightmares. One day he can't put up with it any more, that's why he decides to consult a doctor. He tells him how, night after night, Griffiths, a member of the House of Commons, haunts him in his dreams. Now, Griffiths is a man that Mountdrago once held up to ridicule and whose career he ruined...

Season 1, Episode 7: The String of Beads

29 November 1950
An expert in gems notices the pearl necklace being worn by a governess at a party. He says it must be worth $50,000; she says he paid next to nothing for it.

Season 1, Episode 8: Force of Circumstance

6 December 1950


Virginia Gilmore

Dennis Patrick (as Dennis Harrison)

Season 1, Episode 9: The Round Dozen

13 December 1950

Season 1, Episode 10: Footprints in the Jungle

20 December 1950

Season 1, Episode 11: Virtue

27 December 1950

Season 1, Episode 12: The Treasure

3 January 1951

Season 1, Episode 13: The Man from Glasgow

10 January 1951

Season 1, Episode 14: The Vessel of Wrath

17 January 1951


Bramwell Fletcher ... Rev. Owen Jones

Martha Scott ... Martha Jones

Season 1, Episode 15: Honolulu

24 January 1951

Season 1, Episode 16: Partners

31 January 1951

Season 1, Episode 17: The Romantic Young Lady

7 February 1951

Season 1, Episode 18: The Dream

14 February 1951

Season 1, Episode 19: The People You Meet

21 February 1951

Season 1, Episode 20: The Outstation

28 February 1951

Season 1, Episode 21: The Back of Beyond

7 March 1951

Season 1, Episode 22: Halfway to Broadway

14 March 1951

Season 1, Episode 23: The Luncheon

21 March 1951

Season 1, Episode 24: End of Flight

28 March 1951


Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Of Human Bondage

2 April 1951

Season 2, Episode 2: Theatre

16 April 1951

Season 2, Episode 3: The Moon and Sixpence

30 April 1951
Loosely inspired from Gauguin's life, the story of Charles Strickland, a middle-aged stockbroker who abandons his middle-classed life, his family, his duties to start painting, what he has always wanted to do. He is from now on a awful human being, wholly devoted to his ideal: beauty.

Season 2, Episode 4: The Facts of Life

14 May 1951


Veronica Lake ... Valerie

Season 2, Episode 5: Cakes and Ale

28 May 1951

Season 2, Episode 6: The Narrow Corner

11 June 1951

Season 2, Episode 7: The Letter

25 June 1951

Season 2, Episode 8: The French Governor

9 July 1951

Season 2, Episode 9: The Promise

16 July 1951

Season 2, Episode 10: In Hiding

23 July 1951

Season 2, Episode 11: The Ardent Bigamist

30 July 1951

Season 2, Episode 12: Bewitched

1 August 1951

Season 2, Episode 13: The Geat Man

13 August 1951

Season 2, Episode 14: The Yellow Streak

20 August 1951

Season 2, Episode 15: A Woman of Fifty

27 August 1951

Season 2, Episode 16: Appearences and Reality

3 September 1951


Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: The Mother

17 September 1951

Season 3, Episode 2: Grace

1 October 1951

Season 3, Episode 3: Masquerade

15 October 1951

Season 3, Episode 4: The Fall of Edward Bernard

29 October 1951

Season 3, Episode 5: Before the Party

12 November 1951

Season 3, Episode 6: Home and Beauty

26 November 1951

Season 3, Episode 7: Smith Serves

10 December 1951


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