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Lux Video Theatre

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Release Date 1957-09-12
Runtime 60 minutes
Genres Drama
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Lux Video Theatre is an American anthology series that was produced from 1950 until 1959. The series presented both comedy and drama in original teleplays, as well as abridged adaptations of films and plays.

1. The Wayward Saint

1956-08-30

2. Road of Fear

1956-09-06

3. The Top Rung

1956-09-13

4. Mildred Pierce

1956-09-20

After her cheating husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful, but cannot seem to win the approval of her spoiled daughter.

5. Only Yesterday

1956-09-27

6. Now, Voyager

1956-10-04

Boston spinster blossoms under therapy and finds impossible romance.

7. The Guilty

1956-10-11

Two sisters are in love with the same man. Then one of them is found murdered, which leads police to suspect the other girl.

8. Flamingo Road

1956-10-18

A carnival dancer finds herself stranded in a southern town ruled by a corrupt political boss. Complications arise when she becomes romantically involved with the local Sheriff.

9. Because of You

1956-10-25

A female ex-con falls in love and hesitates to reveal her past.

10. You Can't Escape Forever

1956-11-01

A newspaperman is given the "advice to the lovelorn" column to write after an argument with his boss. He resents the assignment but the job pays off when he gets the beat on the hottest story of the day.

11. Jezebel

1956-11-08

A haughty headstrong Southern Belle in Antebellum Louisiana loses her fiancée due to her stubborn vanity and pride and vows to get him back.

12. The Glass Web

1956-11-15

A beautiful but heartless television actress, uses seduction and tricks to blackmail the men in her life to a point, where she could get herself killed.

13. The Gay Sisters

1956-11-22

Fiona, Evelyn and Susanna are sisters. Their mother dies on the Lusitania, their father is killed in France, they must manage their Fifth Avenue mansion by themselves. Fiona marries Charles Barclay in order to get an inheritance and he begins a campaign to obtain the mansion to level it for real estate development. She vows that this will never happen.

14. Old Acquaintance

1956-11-29

Old friends Kit Marlowe and Millie Drake adopt contrasting lifestyles: Kit is a single, critically acclaimed author while married Millie writes popular pulp novels.

15. Christmas in Connecticut

1956-12-13

A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.

16. Hollywood's Musical Holiday Revue

1956-12-20

Todays theme is Hollywood's Musical Holiday Revue.

17. Michael and Mary

1956-12-27

After being deserted by her husband, Mary falls in love with Michael. After a few years, they marry, raise a son, and Michael becomes a successful writer. However, her first husband returns with plans of blackmail.

18. It Happened on Fifth Avenue

1957-01-03

A homeless New Yorker moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners.

19. Just Across the Street

1957-01-10

20. To Have and Have Not

1957-01-17

During WWII, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a Free French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sexy lounge singer.

21. Vice Squad

1957-01-24

When a police officer is shot arresting a car thief, Captain Barnaby uses his skills and contacts to track down the culprits and uncovers a bank heist plan in the process. Barnaby has no qualms about bending the law to achieve his ends, including trumped up charges to persuade his only witness to cooperate or detaining some call girls to coerce their madam to help him. In the meantime he deals with everyday police business, juggling seemingly trivial matters with more serious ones.

22. One Sunday Afternoon

1957-01-31

Middle-aged dentist Biff Grimes reminisces about his unrequited love for beautiful Virginia Brush and her husband Hugo, his ex-friend, who betrayed him.

23. The Undesirable

1957-02-07

24. Dark Victory

1957-02-14

A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, and must decide whether she'll meet her final days with dignity.

25. One Way Street

1957-02-21

After stealing a gangster's money and his girlfriend, a doctor heads for a small village in Mexico.

26. Possessed

1957-02-28

After being found wandering the streets of Los Angeles, a severely catatonic woman tells a doctor the complex story of how she wound up there.

27. One Way Passage

1957-03-07

A terminally ill woman and a debonair murderer facing execution meet and fall in love on a trans-Pacific crossing, each without knowing the other's secret.

28. Eileen

1957-03-14

Irish rebel Barry O'Day has a price on his head from the English, so he disguises himself as a groom. But when he falls in love with a beautiful English girl, she'll have nothing to do with a man who's only a groom. Nevertheless, Barry determines to claim Eileen for his own.

29. The Great Lie

1957-03-21

After a newlywed's husband apparently dies in a plane crash, she discovers that her rival for his affections is now pregnant with his child.

30. The Black Angel

1957-03-28

When Kirk Bennett is convicted of a singer's murder, his wife tries to prove him innocent...aided by the victim's ex-husband.

31. Adam Had Four Sons

1957-04-04

Emilie has been hired to care for the four sons of wealthy Adam Stoddard and his wife, Molly. After Molly dies, Adam and the boys grow to depend on Emilie even more. At the same time, Emilie falls in love with Adam. The boys grow up, but Adam insists that Emilie stay on as part of the family. Her relationships with both the boys and Adam become strained after one son marries a gold-digging viper named Hester.

32. The Taggart Light

1957-04-18

33. The Man Who Played God

1957-04-25

After losing his hearing, a musician uses lip-reading to help others.

34. The Hard Way

1957-05-02

Embittered, ambitious Helen Sherman sees an opportunity to escape her drab small-town life by becoming a 'stage mother' to her musically-talented younger sister.

35. Stand-In for Murder

1957-05-09

A night club musician, believing he is soon to die from an incurable disease, plans to carry out an unusual sacrifice in order to insure financial security for his family.

36. Death Do Us Part

1957-05-16

37. The Armed Venus

1957-05-23

The wealthy owner of a Park Avenue night club falls in love with a beautiful girl who turns out to have secrets. His doubt and suspicions set him on a dangerous path.

38. Paris Calling

1957-05-30

39. Payment in Kind

1957-06-06

40. Design for November

1957-06-13

41. Edge of Doubt

1957-06-20

42. The Latch Key

1957-06-27

A bus crash results in the deaths of several passengers, whose identities are in dispute. A scorched latch key seems to be the key to the mystery, and in a series of flashbacks the passengers on the bus unfold the story.

43. Who is Picasso?

1957-07-04

44. The Softest Music

1957-07-11

45. Summer Return

1957-07-18

46. High Tension

1957-07-25

The president of a power and light company is unaware that two of his associates plot to discredit him at an upcoming board meeting.

47. Dark Hammock

1957-08-01

48. Barren Harvest

1957-08-08

A law clerk schemes to murder his boss. He has help from the man's housekeeper. The two commit what they think is the perfect crime. Craig Stevens is the host.

49. Judge Not

1957-08-15

A famous lawyer takes on the case of a man charged with a serious crime, which the lawyer himself has actually committed.

50. Diagnosis - Homicide

1957-08-22

An elderly but wealthy woman is murdered, and the only clues the police have are a a bloody envelope, a toothpick and a dead mosquito.

51. Old Witch, Old Witch

1957-09-05

A woman finds out that she has magical powers, and terrorizes the neighborhood and turns into a witch to scare the local kids. Her son sees his mother's new powers as a chance for him to make a ton of money.

52. The Last Act

1957-09-12

A fading actress is determined to control the lives of everyone around her, especially her family. She sets out to disinherit her grandson because she doesn't approve of the young French girl he is in love with.

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