A ruthless professional boxer, Midge Kelly (Rory Calhoun), tramples anyone he can to get to the top, including his loyal brother Connie (Tommy Cook). This is a TV version (adapted by Rod Serling) of the Ring Lardner story, filmed in 1949 as Champion, with Kirk Douglass as Midge, Arthur Kennedy as Connie.
TV version of the ahead-of-its-time film Private Worlds (1935), starring 'Claudette Colbert' repeating her role as a very caring psychiatrist facing discrimination in a mental hospital because she's female. Also has a much more progressive view of mental illness than usual in the era. Based on a story by the novelist Phyllis Bottome (_Mortal Storm, The (1940)_.
A rich southern widow's daughter has an older man engaged to marry her, a distinguished Argentine ex-officer. But he's actually a money seeking gigolo who sneaks out to see another girl every night.When he realizes the mother controls the wealth, he starts romancing her. The outraged son plots a murderous revenge against him.
A young major league baseball player, Jimmy Piersall (Tab Hunter), battles mental illness and a harsh upbringing to succeed as a Boston Red Sox outfielder. Based on the memoir of the same title by Piersall. Made into a movie in 1957 starring Anthony Perkins as Piersall.
Red plays a hapless man who is tricked into being a boiler room hustler for phony Uranium mine stock con men who have him believing they're G-men and he's helping the government. He's caught and sent to prison, but without his catching on, the real FBI and the warden get him to escape so he can recover the crooks' stolen cash.