(1955–1974)

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Season 4

17 Sep. 1958
Man and Superman
John Tanner is pretty certain about all kinds of things - until he meets militant feminist Anne Whitefield.
 
24 Sep. 1958
Women in Love
The battle of the sexes and relationships among the elite of Britian's industrial Midlands in the 1920s. Gerald Crich and Rupert Berkin are best friends who fall in love with a pair of sisters Gudrun, a sculptress and Ursula Brangwen, a schoolteacher. Rupert marries Ursula, Gerald begins a love affair with Gudrun, and the foursome embarks upon a Swiss honeymoon. But the relationships take markedly different directions, as Russell explores the nature of commitment and love. Rupert and Ursula learn to give themselves to each other; the more withdrawn Gerald cannot, ...
 
15 Oct. 1958
Dinner with the Family
A young man invites the girl he loves home to meet the family and friends at a dinner party. Instead of meeting his real family he hires some out of work actors to play his family and friends.
 
22 Oct. 1958
Frenzy
 
5 Nov. 1958
The Quare Fellow
Thomas Crimmins is a new warder, or guard, in an Irish prison. He is young, naive, and idealistic, determined to serve his country by his part in meting out justice to criminals. His superior, Regan, however, realizes that even prisoners are human beings, and Regan is sick of the eye-for-an-eye attitude that leads the state to execute condemned men, or "quare fellows." Crimmins begins to see that not all is black and white in his new world, and when he becomes involved with Kathleen, the wife of one of the condemned men, his attitude begins to change. When new ...
 
12 Nov. 1958
The Enchanted April
Four women rent a chateau on a remote Italian island to try to come to grips with their lives and relationships. They explore the differences in their personalities, reassess their goals, and reexamine their relationships in a sisterly fashion.
 
26 Nov. 1958
Playboy of the Western World
A quiet little village, and especially a pretty young woman, falls under the spell of a charming, somewhat roguish stranger who suddenly appears one day.
 
30 Dec. 1958
The Big Knife
Charles Castle is a successful Hollywood actor who has opted for screen success over art. He must make critical decisions regarding his career, his marriage, his art & morality. In this screen adaptation of a Clifford Odets play, Castle is pressured by his studio boss and manipulated into a potentially murderous cover-up to protect his career. An indictment of the amoral world of 50's Hollywood and its corrosive effect upon the artist.
 
6 Jan. 1959
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
A rope bridge over a gorge in the Peruvian Andes snaps, sending five people plunging to their deaths. A priest sets out to find out more about the life of each of the victims.
 
20 Jan. 1959
The Education of Mr. Surrage
Mr Surrage, a wealthy widower with three grown-up children, is retired. The young people decide that father should be 'educated' by meeting some of their Bohemian friends from London.
 
3 Feb. 1959
No Time for Comedy
Playwright Gaylord Esterbrook scores a hit with his first Broadway play, both with the critics and with leading lady Linda Paige. He and Linda are happily married until a patroness of the arts convinces Esterbrook to forget about comedy and concentrate on writing a tragedy. The end result nearly destroys his career and his marriage.
 
10 Feb. 1959
Parnell
The life of Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell, following from 1880 onward his struggle to free his country from English rule, pursued in prison, Parliament, and elsewhere. Emphasis is on the relationship with married Katie O'Shea which threatens to bring all Parnell's plans to ruin. Moderately accurate historically.
 
17 Mar. 1959
The Skin of Our Teeth
Production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer-winning play about mankind's triumph over chaos, which wildly altered dramatic conventions in freely shifting between modern-day New Jersey and the ice age - the Antrobus family pets being dinosaurs; and having characters speaking directly to the audience and criticizing the way their own dialogue was written.
 
28 Apr. 1959
The Secret Agent
After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences.
 
Jun. 1959
The Square Ring
A boxer tries for a comeback, but his ambition costs him his marriage - and, eventually, his life.
 
28 Jul. 1959
Dandy Dick
A church vicar tries to come up with 1,000 pounds to fix the church's crooked steeple. After a variety of schemes fails to raise the required amount of money, he decides to bet what little savings he has on Dandy Dick, a nag running at the local racetrack who's a 10-to-1 shot.
 

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