The Eleventh Hour (1962 TV series)

The Eleventh Hour is an American medical drama about psychiatry starring Wendell Corey, Jack Ging and Ralph Bellamy, which aired for 62 episodes on NBC from October 3, 1962, to April 22, 1964.

The Eleventh Hour
Keenan Wynn Linda Evans Jack Ging The Eleventh Hour 1963.jpg
Jack Ging (right) as Dr. Paul Graham with guest stars Keenan Wynn and Linda Evans.
GenreMedical drama
StarringWendell Corey
Jack Ging
Ralph Bellamy
Theme music composerCecil King Palmer
Harry Sukman
Opening theme"The Film Opens"
ComposersHarry Sukman
Morton Stevens
John Williams
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes62
Production
Executive producerNorman Felton
ProducerSam Rolfe
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time45–48 min
Production companiesArena Productions
MGM Television
DistributorWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Turner Entertainment Co
(rights owner)
Release
Original networkNBC
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseOctober 3, 1962 (1962-10-03) –
April 22, 1964 (1964-04-22)

CastEdit

Guest starsEdit

EpisodesEdit

Season 1 (1962–63)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
11"Ann Costigan: A Duel on a Field of White"Fielder CookTBAOctober 3, 1962 (1962-10-03)6701
22"There Are Dragons in This Forest"Boris SagalTBAOctober 10, 1962 (1962-10-10)6715
33"Make Me a Place"Paul WendkosTBAOctober 17, 1962 (1962-10-17)6716
44"I Don't Belong in a White-Painted House"Don MedfordTBAOctober 24, 1962 (1962-10-24)6719
55"The Seventh Day of Creation"William GrahamTBAOctober 31, 1962 (1962-10-31)6711
66"Of Roses and Nightingales and Other Lovely Things"Walter GraumanTBANovember 7, 1962 (1962-11-07)6724
77"Angie, You Made My Heart Stop"Boris SagalTBANovember 14, 1962 (1962-11-14)6714
88"Hooray, Hooray the Circus is Coming to Town"Lawrence DobkinTBANovember 21, 1962 (1962-11-21)6718
99"Cry a Little for Mary Too"William GrahamTBANovember 28, 1962 (1962-11-28)6710
1010"Eat Little Fishie Eat"Walter GraumanTBADecember 5, 1962 (1962-12-05)
1111"The Blues My Baby Gave to Me"William GrahamTBADecember 12, 1962 (1962-12-12)6721
1212"Along About Late in the Afternoon"Paul NickellTBADecember 26, 1962 (1962-12-26)6705
1313"Which Man Will Die?"Elliot SilversteinTBAJanuary 2, 1963 (1963-01-02)6735
1414"Where Have You Been, Lord Randall, My Son?"Paul NickellTBAJanuary 9, 1963 (1963-01-09)6704
1515"My Name is Judith, I'm Lost, You See"Lawrence DobkinTBAJanuary 16, 1963 (1963-01-16)6725
1616"Where Ignorant Armies Clash by Night"Byron PaulTBAJanuary 23, 1963 (1963-01-23)6734
1717"Advice to the Lovelorn and Shopworn"Richard DonnerSam RossJanuary 30, 1963 (1963-01-30)6732
1818"Why Am I Grown So Cold?"Byron PaulTBAFebruary 6, 1963 (1963-02-06)6729
1919"Like a Diamond in the Sky"Jack ArnoldTBAFebruary 13, 1963 (1963-02-13)6733
2020"Beauty Playing a Mandolin Underneath a Willow Tree"Abner BibermanTBAFebruary 20, 1963 (1963-02-20)6744
2121"A Tumble from a High, White Horse"William GrahamTBAFebruary 27, 1963 (1963-02-27)6739
2222"Five Moments Out of Time"Jack SmightTBAMarch 6, 1963 (1963-03-06)6737
2323"The Wings of the Morning"Jack ArnoldTBAMarch 20, 1963 (1963-03-20)6748
2424"Hang by One Hand"Boris SagalTBAMarch 27, 1963 (1963-03-27)6746
2525"Something Crazy's Going on in the Back Room"Robert GistTBAApril 3, 1963 (1963-04-03)6750
2626"Everybody Knows You've Left Me"Jack ArnoldTBAApril 10, 1963 (1963-04-10)6747
2727"Try to Keep Alive Until Next Tuesday"Don MedfordTheodore Apstein & Jerry De BonoApril 17, 1963 (1963-04-17)6740
2828"I Feel Like a Rutabaga"Richard DonnerTBAApril 24, 1963 (1963-04-24)6755
2929"A Medicine Man in This Day and Age?"John PeyserS.S. SchweitzerMay 1, 1963 (1963-05-01)6726
3030"The Man Who Came Home Late"Don MedfordTBAMay 8, 1963 (1963-05-08)6745
3131"Pressure Breakdown"Alex MarchTBAMay 15, 1963 (1963-05-15)6756
3232"The Middle Child Gets All the Aches"William GrahamTBAMay 22, 1963 (1963-05-22)6758

Season 2 (1963–64)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
331"Cold Hands, Warm Heart"John NewlandTBAOctober 2, 1963 (1963-10-02)6776
342"The Silence of Good Men"TBATBAOctober 9, 1963 (1963-10-09)6779
353"Fear Begins at 40"Leonard HornTBAOctober 16, 1963 (1963-10-16)6760
364"And Man Created Vanity"Alan ReisnerTBAOctober 23, 1963 (1963-10-23)6778
375"Oh, You Shouldn't Have Done It"Alan Crosland, Jr.TBAOctober 30, 1963 (1963-10-30)6751
386"The Bronze Locust"Alan Crossland, Jr.TBANovember 6, 1963 (1963-11-06)6770
397"What Did She Mean by Good Luck?"Don MedfordTBANovember 13, 1963 (1963-11-13)6765
408"This Wonderful Madman Calls Me Beauty"James GoldstoneTBANovember 20, 1963 (1963-11-20)6771
419"Four Feet in the Morning"Jack SmightJerry De BonoNovember 27, 1963 (1963-11-27)6775
Part two of a crossover with Dr. Kildare
4210"The Bride Wore Pink"Robert GistTBADecember 4, 1963 (1963-12-04)6731
4311"There Should Be an Outfit Called Families Anonymous!"Robert GistTBADecember 11, 1963 (1963-12-11)6765
4412"La Belle Indifference"Leonard HornJerome B. Thomas & John D.F. BlackDecember 18, 1963 (1963-12-18)6764
4513"Is Mr. Martian Coming Back?"Richard DonnerTBADecember 25, 1963 (1963-12-25)6752
4614"My Door is Locked and Bolted"Alan BuckhantzTBAJanuary 1, 1964 (1964-01-01)6741
4715"Sunday Father"Marc DanielsTBAJanuary 8, 1964 (1964-01-08)6781
4816"How Do I Say I Love You?"Leonard HornTBAJanuary 15, 1964 (1964-01-15)6781
4917"You're So Smart, Why Can't You Be Good?"Marc DanielsTBAJanuary 22, 1964 (1964-01-22)6788
5018"Who Chopped Down the Cherry Tree?"Alan Crosland, Jr.TBAJanuary 29, 1964 (1964-01-29)6723
5119"Cannibal Plants, They Eat You Alive"Leon BensonTBAFebruary 5, 1964 (1964-02-05)6767
5220"The Only Remaining Copy is in the British Museum"Alan Crosland, Jr.TBAFebruary 12, 1964 (1964-02-12)6792
5321"87 Different Kinds of Love"Don MedfordTBAFebruary 19, 1964 (1964-02-19)6784
5422"The Secret in the Stone"Bernard GirardTBAFebruary 26, 1964 (1964-02-26)6757
5523"A Full Moon Every Night"Alan ReisnerRobert Presnell, Jr.March 4, 1964 (1964-03-04)7303
5624"Who is to Say How the Battle is to Be Fought?"Marc DanielsTBAMarch 11, 1964 (1964-03-11)7302
5725"Prodigy"John NewlandTBAMarch 18, 1964 (1964-03-18)6774
5826"Does My Mother Have to Know?: Part 1"James GoldstoneTBAMarch 25, 1964 (1964-03-25)6769
5927"Does My Mother Have to Know?: Part 2"James GoldstoneTBAApril 1, 1964 (1964-04-01)6793
6028"A Pattern of Sundays"Seymour RobbieTBAApril 8, 1964 (1964-04-08)7308
6129"To Love is to Live"James GoldstoneHenry MisrockApril 15, 1964 (1964-04-15)7312
6230"The Color of Sunset"Leo PennTBAApril 22, 1964 (1964-04-22)7310

SchedulingEdit

The Eleventh Hour aired on Wednesdays following Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall and Espionage.[2]

Home mediaEdit

In June 2016, Warner Archive Collection released The Eleventh Hour- The Complete First Season on Region 1 DVD as a manufacture-on-demand (MOD) release.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Adams, Val. "2 Shows on Negroes", The New York Times, January 18, 1964, p.47 Retrieved October 27, 2018
  2. ^ 1962-1963; 1963-1964 American network television schedule; from appendix of Total Television
  3. ^ Jay, Robert (July 7, 2018). "June 2016: The Month in Home Media". Television Obscurities. Retrieved August 8, 2018.

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