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Matinee Theater

Season 2 1957

  • 1957-02-13T06:00:00+01:00 on NBC
  • 60 mins
  • 16 hours, 0 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama

16 episodes

2x01 A Case of Pure Fiction

  • Season Premiere

    1957-02-13T06:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

A well-known woman mystery writer believes she has found the way to commit the perfect murder. Unknown to her, a greedy nephew, who stands to inherit her money, plans to make her the victim of her own ingenuity.

2x02 The Master builder

  • 1957-02-14T06:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Halvard Solness a brilliant architect and builder, becomes moody and afraid of life as he grows old. Hilda a girl who represents the younger generation comes into his life at this point and inspires him to change his attitude.

2x03 The Others

  • 1957-02-15T06:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

The governess of two motherless children believes they are possessed by the spirits of two deceased servants.

2x04 The Remarkable Mr. Jerome

  • 1957-07-08T05:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

the story of the romance of Jennie Jerome, an American girl, who fell in love with the son of the Duke of Marlborough, Lord Randolph Churchill. Against the wishes of their parents, the young sweethearts plan to marry. Based on the biography by Anita Leslie of the parents of Sir Winston Churchill.

2x05 The Bridge

  • 1957-02-20T06:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

A 15-year-old boy who suffers from lack of attention tries to get attention from his mother by showing off a watch he has stolen.

2x06 The Hickory Limb

  • 1957-02-21T06:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

A teenage daughter tries to effect a reconciliation between her divorced parents. The father is a famous author who has never had time for his family.

2x12 But when she was bad

  • 1957-07-11T05:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

The child star of a TV show has her father convinced she is capable only of angelic behavior. But when the father falls in love with a script girl and decides to marry her, his daughter attempts to cause trouble. - Tv Guide

2x13 Strong Medicine

  • 1957-07-10T05:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

In 1874 a former New York city policeman walks all the way to Texas to claim a ranch left to him by a relative. He finds that he is unwelcome.

2x14 The richest man in the world

  • 1957-07-17T05:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

""A young girl's boy friend is appalled at the way she plays on people's emotions for monetary rewards. She tries to make him understand that her meager salary will not support her aunt, her uncle and herself. When a rich old man comes to their small village, the girl goes immediately to strike up another friendship""--TV guide.

2x15 The Fable of Harry

  • 1957-07-12T05:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Harry Parker, a man who has spent his entire life traveling with carivals learns that the granddaughter of a woman he had once loved lives in the small town where the carnival has stopped. The girl's finance comes to play the shell game with the money the couple have saved for their wedding. - Tv Guide