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(1956–1961)

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1959

1 Jan. 1959
Face of a Hero
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8 Jan. 1959
The Wings of the Dove
An impoverished woman who has been forced to choose between a privileged life with her wealthy aunt and her journalist lover, befriends an American heiress. When she discovers the heiress is attracted to her own lover and is dying, she sees a chance to have both the privileged life she cannot give up and the lover she cannot live without.
 
15 Jan. 1959
The Blue Men
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22 Jan. 1959
The Velvet Alley
Ernie Pandish has tried to be a writer for years and has never made much money out of it. But now he seems likely to hit the big-time.
 
29 Jan. 1959
A Quiet Game of Cards
A few friends meet each weekend for a quiet game of cards. But they're bored with poker and, in trying to find another diversion, gradually find themselves plotting a hypothetical murder. It is hypothetical, isn't it?
 
5 Feb. 1959
Child of Our Time
Tanguy is a child of Europe in the 1930s - a time of tyranny, cruelty and war.
 
12 Feb. 1959
The Second Man
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19 Feb. 1959
The Raider
A corporate raider plans a hostile takeover. To stall him, pressure is put on a scientist to rush through a new type of engine before all necessary tests have been completed.
 
26 Feb. 1959
The Ding-A-Ling Girl
A housewife is offered a Hollywood contract. She'd rather stay home, but her husband has ambitions for her.
 
5 Mar. 1959
Made in Japan
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12 Mar. 1959
For Whom the Bell Tolls: Part 1
During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge.
 
19 Mar. 1959
For Whom the Bell Tolls: Part 2
The completion of the mission has tragic consequences.
 
26 Mar. 1959
A Trip to Paradise
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9 Apr. 1959
The Day Before Atlanta
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16 Apr. 1959
Judgment at Nuremberg
In the later stages of the Nuremberg Trials, four German judges are accused of perverting the course of justice.
 
23 Apr. 1959
A Corner of the Garden
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30 Apr. 1959
Dark December
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7 May 1959
Diary of a Nurse
The daily emergencies and stresses of a major city's hospital ward as seen through the eyes of nurse Gail Lucas.
 
14 May 1959
A Marriage of Strangers
Marry in haste, repent at leisure? Well, maybe.
 
21 May 1959
Out of Dust
On a cattle drive across the prairie, the sons of a wealthy cattle baron plot his death.
 
28 May 1959
The Rank and File
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4 Jun. 1959
The Killers of Mussolini
As the Salo Republic crumbles around him, Mussolini, along with his mistress and several of his ministers flee with retreating Nazi soldiers, but are caught at the town of Dongo by red partisans. All are brutally executed without trial.
 
11 Jun. 1959
Project Immortality
Key defense scientist Doner has cancer. Schramm is assigned to code Doner's thinking into a computer. He gets to know him as a friend, a husband and father. The project is successful, but he now knows identity is not programmable.
 
18 Jun. 1959
Dark as the Night
A British politician finds himself open to blackmail because of the indiscretion of his American wife.
 
25 Jun. 1959
The Second Happiest Day
A man about to be married recalls the day his life changed permanently.
 
1 Oct. 1959
Target for Three
Three conspirators plan the death of a South American head of state.
 
15 Oct. 1959
The Sounds of Eden
Three different viewpoints of the same story - a kidnapping and its aftermath.
 
29 Oct. 1959
Misalliance
A group of people gathered at a wealthy man's country home on a summer weekend engage in an exploration of their varied romantic entanglements.
 
12 Nov. 1959
The Hidden Image
A journalist out to expose political corruption finds his family is in danger.
 
26 Nov. 1959
The Grey Nurse Said Nothing
In Australia, a landowner is arrested for murder - but where's the body?
 
10 Dec. 1959
The Tunnel
In the Civil War, a tunnel is dug under Confederate lines, and filled with explosives.
 
24 Dec. 1959
The Silver Whistle
The old people's home is a pretty miserable place - until the arrival of the mysterious Mr. Erwenter.
 

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