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(1950–1959)

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Season 9

1 Jun. 1958
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.
 
8 Jun. 1958
Touch Wood
Alexander Wood believes himself to be good with machines, and he really only means to be helpful. It's just that, whenever he's around, chaos follows in his wake.
 
6 Jul. 1958
Grand National Night
When Babs Coates drunkenly attacks her husband, he accidentally kills her. But his attempt at a cover-up is deliberate.
 
20 Jul. 1958
The Frog
Who is the mysterious master-criminal known as "the Frog"?
 
3 Aug. 1958
The Royal Family of Broadway
The absurd adventures of a distinguished American acting family, whose resemblance to the real-life Barrymores is anything but accidental.
 
31 Aug. 1958
Brian Rix Presents #2: Nothing But the Truth
Bob Bennett accept a bet that he will not tell a lie for twenty-four hours.
 
7 Sep. 1958
The Heiress
A young naive woman falls for a handsome young man who her emotionally abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter.
 
14 Sep. 1958
The Green Pastures
God, heaven, and several Old Testament stories, including the Creation and Noah's Ark, are described supposedly using the perspective of rural, black Americans.
 
5 Oct. 1958
Arms and the Man
1865: Swiss captain Bluntschli fights as mercenary in the war between Bulgaria and Serbia. When his group's attacked by a few Bulgarian troopers, he learns that he's got the wrong ammunition for his cannon and has to flee. His flight leads him right into the bedroom of his enemy's fiancée.
 
9 Nov. 1958
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mistaken identity, unrequited love, and the supernatural are combined in Shakespeare's classic set in the woods of Greece on a moonlit night.
 
16 Nov. 1958
The Lower Depths
In a Russian slum, various residents play out their lives, dreaming of better things or settling for their lot. Among them is a man who pines for a young woman but is stymied by her deceptive family.
 
28 Dec. 1958
An Ideal Husband
Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle philanderer and the despair of his father. Goring knows the lady of old, and, for him, takes the whole thing pretty seriously.
 

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