Studio One(TV show/series, 1948-1958)

| 1h per episode | Genre: Drama

Scripted Reality in 10 seasons with 466 episodes

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Studio One is an American anthology drama television series that was adapted from a radio series. It was created in 1947 by Canadian director Fletcher Markle, who came to CBS from the CBC. It premiered on November 7, 1948, and ended on September 29, 1958, with a total of 467 episodes over the course of 10 seasons. ()
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An American radio–television anthology series, created in 1947 by Canadian director Fletcher Markle, who came to CBS from the CBC. Studio One, presented by Westinghouse, was one of the first of the anthology TV programs. The episodes were often abridged remakes of movies from years gone by and many future well-known television and movie actors appeared in the productions.

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Studio One Seasons and Episodes

09/09/1957Season 10 - 47 episodes
#1 | 09/09/1957The Night America Trembled
Exploration of the panic caused by the radio broadcast of H.G. Wells ""War of the Worlds.""
#2 | 09/16/1957First Prize for Murder
At a Mystery Writers of America meeting, a government agent shows up, looking for a best selling author suspected of murder.
#3 | 09/23/1957Mutiny on the Shark (Part 1)
Commander Matt Donovan, the skipper of the newly commissioned atomic submarine "Shark" whose ruthless obsession for perfection leads him to expect his men to perform with the same cold precision as the incredible nuclear machine. Donovan has no patience with human frailty and he relentlessly drives his crew to be like himself. Donovan's two young officers Lt. Bill Meade and Lt. Joe Crane are assigned to be the dedicated men working for Donovan. Meade stands in awe of the "Iron Skipper" and dreams of commanding his own sub. Crane, a brilliant engineering officer is ...
#4 | 09/30/1957Mutiny on the Shark (Part 2)
#5 | 10/07/1957The Morning After
A teenage student traps his Latin teacher into a compromise on grades by implying that she has made "advances" at him. Appalled and frightened by the implication that she is an immoral teacher at a private school for boys, she enlists the help of another teacher.
#6 | 10/14/1957Act of Mercy
A man lies in a coma for over a year as a result of a car accident. His brother, knowing the situation is hopeless, decides to end his existence.
#7 | 10/21/1957The Deaf Heart
A girl has lost her hearing as a result of an emotional disturbance. Her subconscious is probed by a team of psychologists who decide to try a daring experiment.
#8 | 11/04/1957The Bend in the Road
An elderly but energetic minister retires and lives with his overly attentive son and daughter-in-law.
#9 | 11/11/1957Twenty-Four Hours Til Dawn
An important political prisoner is awaiting execution by the men who have overthrown his country's government. The night before he is to face the firing squad, he is given a choice: if he will give up fighting for his cause, he will be set free.
#10 | 11/18/1957Please Report Any Odd Characters
An eccentric old man living at a boardinghouse begins concocting these stories and everyone becomes suspicious when young girls are found dead.
#11 | 12/02/1957Escape Route
A snobbish college professor finds implicated in the killing of a Latin American scholar. He finds himself hunted by a sinister ring of assassins.
#12 | 12/09/1957No Deadly Medicine (Part 1)
A conflict develops between Dr. Joseph Pearson and his young assistant, who attempts to introduce new methods in their pathology lab.
#13 | 12/16/1957No Deadly Medicine (Part 2)
Dr. Joseph Pearson and his young assistant clash over the circumstances of a premature birth and a cancer diagnosis.
#14 | 01/06/1958The Brotherhood of the Bell
A college fraternity will always help its members in later life - as long as they repay the fraternity by performing certain not-quite-legal tasks for other members.
#15 | 01/13/1958The Other Place
A Canadian engineer working in England rescues a rich elderly gentleman who changes his life.
#16 | 01/20/1958Trial by Slander
A schoolteacher gets in trouble. He is accused of having a romance in his educational dealings with his pupil. He gets trapped in a mess of circumstantial evidence.
#17 | 01/27/1958Balance of Terror
Harry Radcliff, a young British officer, sets out alone on a dangerous secret mission. He is to travel to Berlin and gain the confidence of Soviet agents by pretending to be traitor to England. But Radcliff finds himself in serious trouble when he misses an appointment with an important enemy contact. In desperation, he seeks aid from his friend Mike Fenby of the British Diplomatic Office in Berlin.
#18 | 02/03/1958The Laughing Willow
Belinda is one of the popular bachelor girls called on when guest lists are made up for Washington, D.C. parties. But beneath her gaiety, Belinda fears a life of loneliness, for she has frightened away suitors by her eagerness to marry. Then her friend Bunny introduces Belinda to handsome Jack Marshall.
#19 | 02/10/1958Presence of the Enemy
A religious widow fears that her beautiful and talented daughter may cause unrest and distrust in the small conservative Ohio community when she puts her love of art and career as a singer above the what the townspeople will think.
#20 | 02/17/1958Tide of Corruption
A young Senate investigator, Edward Roberts, begins digging into the racket empire of Mr. Antony. Then Mr. Antony investigates Roberts' background and discovers that at one time Roberts' mother accepted help from a crooked politician. In an attempt to deter the investigation, Antony approaches Roberts with blackmail in mind.
#21 | 02/24/1958The Lonely Stage
One of the greatest ladies of theater, Harriet Brand, decides to make a comeback but is hindered by her past indiscretions.
#22 | 03/03/1958The Fair-Haired Boy
A murder takes place in the public relations department of a motion picture company.
#23 | 03/10/1958A Dead Ringer
A businessman fed up with his invalid wife's tyrannical behavior finds a solution during a business trip. A man that looks exactly like him might be able to provide the alibi he needs to eliminate his wife.
#24 | 03/17/1958Tongues of Angels
A young man looking for work on a family farm indicates that he is deaf and dumb but in fact suffers from a severe stuttering problem.
#25 | 03/24/1958The Award Winner
After years of hard work, Professor Theodore Koering, nuclear scientist has been awarded the Nobel Prize. Reporters sent to interview him are surprised at his apparent lack of interest in the honor accorded him, and baffled by his refusal to cooperate for pictures and stories. Their first lead develops when Kering forbids them to interview the widow of his former assistant.
#26 | 03/31/1958The Shadow of a Genius
After years of hard work, Professor Theodore Koering, nuclear scientist has been awarded the Nobel Prize. Reporters sent to interview him are surprised at his apparant lack of interest in the honor accorded him, and baffled by his refusal to cooperate for pictures and stories. Their first lead develops when Kering forbids them to interview the widow of his former assistant.
#27 | 04/14/1958Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris
Ada Harris, a London charwoman in the 1950's, sees a Dior dress and decides that she's going to own one. First, she scrimps and saves her money, but when she has enough, and takes a trip to Paris, she learns that buying an original couture creation is a little harder than simply plunking down cash. Along the way to her goal, she manages to befriend a count, unite young lovers, and dodge customs.
#28 | 04/21/1958The Desperate Age
It is puzzling to the family and office friends of Letty Greene that she has little interest in men and apparently no concern over the prospect that she may never marry. But Letty has been seeing a co-worker, Will Robbins, who is unhappily married. She tries not to face the future of this romance.
#29 | 04/28/1958The Edge of Truth
A policeman apprehends the reckless driver of a vehicle when a little girl almost gets hit and finds himself being bribed by the driver, a wealthy playboy.
#30 | 05/05/1958The McTaggert Succession
When their elder spinster sister Rosie becomes bedridden, the three McTaggart brothers, all bachelors, hire their 19-year-old niece Kathleen to help out with the household chores. All goes well until she falls in love and, much to the alarm of her uncles, contemplates marriage.
#31 | 05/12/1958Kurishiki Incident
A GI kills a boy that he thought was stealing government property and is court martialed and acquitted of the crime. The boy's sister and uncle confront him and he seeks to make amends.
#32 | 05/19/1958A Funny-Looking Kid
In an attempt to help his shy son Frank to become more popular at school, Harry Breen suggest to Frank that he do some writing. The plot backfires when the boy embarks on a crusade to remedy juvenile delinquency. His article, naming parents as the real delinquents, appears in the local newspaper and overnight Frank becomes a national celebrity.
#33 | 05/26/1958The Enemy Within
An Air Force crew prepares for a rugged 2-week survival course and everyone is worried.
#34 | 06/02/1958Ticket to Tahiti
A widower's dreams of escaping his job and family with a trip to the South Seas fall through when his spoiled irresponsible son asks him for a large sum of money.
#35 | 06/09/1958The Strong Man
Ben Royce prides himself on being a self-made man who has become the most powerful cattle baron in the West. He rules his family and his ranch with an iron hand, and there are many clashes between him and his foreman Jace Farrow. After a particularly bitter quarrel, Jace tells Royce that he is quitting to go into the cattle business on his own. Believing that Jace will fail on his own, Royce makes no attempt to stop him. As Jace prepares to leave, he asks Marcy Royce, Ben's daughter to go with him.
#36 | 06/16/1958The Left-Handed Welcome
Buck Slater, youthful singing sensation, makes a return visit to his small home town in he south, accompanied by a woman magazine writer named Shirley. Shirley wants to write the real Story of Buck as he was before he left for the big-time. Buck has a score to settle with the town and when a youngster is accused of a series of thefts, Buck offers to take the boy under his wing.
#37 | 06/23/1958The Man Who Asked for a Funeral
Leo is a hard-working young man who owns and operates a wholesale produce firm, and is very much in love with his pretty young wife Annabelle. He doesn't know that Annabelle has been seeing a clerk who works for him. The clerk, Frankie, plans to murder Leo and implicate Annabelle.
#38 | 06/30/1958The Undiscovered
A medical researcher feels that he has made an important discovery.
#39 | 07/14/1958Man Under Glass
Tension inside the television director's control booth mounts to a breaking point when the television drama spills over into life and death reality.
#40 | 07/28/1958A Delicate Affair
An insurance company tries to marry off a girl within a week. Failure means the girl gets one million dollars.
#41 | 08/04/1958The Last Summer
A country boy is taken in by a scheming rich girl who is spending her vacation in the country.
#42 | 08/11/1958Tag-Along
Little Juan and his parents have moved to a new town to escape the prejudice they encountered as Mexicans. But things go badly in the new town too, reaching a climax when Juan and two teenage friends of his disappear while visiting a canyon outside town.
#43 | 08/18/1958Birthday Present
A young British businessman, attempting to smuggle a watch he purchased as a gift for his wife into the country, is arrested by customs officials and sent to prison.
#44 | 08/25/1958Bellingham
You wouldn't suspect that Bellingham is anything but what he appears to be, a conscientious and sensitive master in an English boys' school. Actually he also leads another life entirely. He hates evil political leaders, and belongs to a group determined to eliminate them by assassination.
#45 | 09/01/1958The Lady Died at Midnight
A convicted murderer vows that he will break out of prison and revenge himself on the people responsible for his capture. When he does escape, the police post a cordon around the home of his former girlfriend, who has married. But, despite their precautions, the girl is killed. A reporter learns that the dead girl's husband and the police chief have also been threatened.
#46 | 09/15/1958No Place to Run
The son of a prominent businessman is arrested for stealing a car. His father goes to great lengths to keep the matter private and out of the headlines. A reporter snaps their photo as they're leaving the courthouse, resulting in unwanted publicity. This is when the father starts getting blackmail threats.
#47 | 09/29/1958Image of Fear
After 20 years in exile in the United States, a royal family has hope that the monarchy will be able to return to power. But intrigue arises as someone tries to kill the queen. The prime suspect is her son, Prince Anthony, who was told that he must give up his wife if he returns to the throne.
09/24/1956Season 9 - 47 episodes
09/19/1955Season 8 - 50 episodes
09/20/1954Season 7 - 52 episodes
09/21/1953Season 6 - 52 episodes
09/22/1952Season 5 - 50 episodes
09/17/1951Season 4 - 51 episodes
08/28/1950Season 3 - 55 episodes
09/12/1949Season 2 - 42 episodes
11/07/1948Season 1 - 20 episodes

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 5 languages: German (DE), English (EN), French (FR), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU)
Status: Ended
First episode released on: 11/07/1948
Last episode released on: 09/29/1958
Director: Yul Brynner
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Studio One Summer Theatre"
"Westinghouse Summer Theatre"
"Studio One in Hollywood"
"Westinghouse Studio One"
Keywords: anthology
Color: Black & White (B/W)

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