GENERAL ELECTRIC THEATER: THE WORLD'S GREATEST QUARTERBACK (TV)

Summary

One in this series presented by General Electric. In this drama, Ernie Kovacs plays Sam Lund, a washed-up ex-quarterback who returns to his hometown. He is greeted by his daughter Jean and her boyfriend, who is also a football player and intends to follow in Lund's footsteps by dropping out of college and joining a professional team. The young couple admire Sam, unaware that he is that he is broke and his personal affairs are a mess. Sam's wife Mary knows the truth, however, and begs him to tell Jean about it before she and her boyfriend make the same mistake they did. Meanwhile, Sam attempts to romance a valuable painting away from Mary in order to sell it, but Mary decides to make a different sort of deal with him instead. Commercials deleted.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: October 19, 1958 Sunday 9:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:24:05
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T86:1465
  • GENRE: Drama
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Drama
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1953-1962
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CREDITS

    • William Frye … Producer
    • Ray Milland … Director
    • Nord Riley … Writer
    • Elmer Bernstein … Music by
    • Ernie Kovacs … Cast, Sam Lund
    • Suzanne Pleshette … Cast, Jean Lund
    • Roger Til … Cast, Arnaud
    • Audrey Totter … Cast, Mary Lund
    • Ronnie Burns … Cast, Vince