WAY OUT {'WAY OUT}: THE SISTERS (TV)

Summary

One in this fantasy/science fiction anthology series, hosted by Roald Dahl. In this episode, a young woman named Louise wishes her overbearing sister, Harriet, dead. As luck would have it, the next day Harriet falls off the cliff behind their home and dies. At first Louise is happy about being free from Harriet's bullying, for Louise finds that she doesn't have to pick up after herself, and that she is free to date her next-door neighbor, Paul. But when Louise finds evidence that shows that Harriet's ghost has paid her a visit, she begins to lose her mind. Includes commercials and promo.

Cataloged in memory of Reuben Joseph, who shared this with his son.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: April 14, 1961 Friday 9:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:29:26
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T:61546
  • GENRE: Drama, fantasy/science fiction
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Drama, fantasy/science fiction
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1961
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - L&M cigarettes^TV - Promos - "The Ed Sullivan Show"^

CREDITS

    • David Susskind … Executive Producer
    • Jacqueline Babbin … Producer
    • Fred Wardenburg … Associate Producer
    • Tom Donovan … Director
    • Irving Gaynor Neiman … Writer
    • Luening, Ussachevsky, Dockstader … Music (Misc. Credits), Electronic Music by
    • Robert Cobert … Music (Misc. Credits), Original Music by
    • Roald Dahl … Host
    • Paul Tremain … Announcer
    • Lois Smith … Cast, Louise
    • Carmen Mathews … Cast, Harriet
    • Paul Stevens … Cast, Paul
    • John Gibson … Cast, Uncle Robert