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  • Popular Chopsticks (circa 1958) - unsold pilot

    Chopsticks (circa 1958) - unsold pilot

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    From circa 1958, a show called "Chopsticks" from circa 1958. Not sure if this is an unsold pilot, or a locally-aired (non-network) series. Children's game show. Special guest is June Christy. Contestants include Billy Preston

  • Popular MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN TV SHOW - unsold pilot

    MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN TV SHOW - unsold pilot

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    Mandrake and Lothar battle enemy agents who have kidnapped Princess Norda. This unsold pilot features real life magician Coe Norton as Mandrake.

  • Popular The Dagmar Story - unsold television pilot from 1951

    The Dagmar Story - unsold television pilot from 1951

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    Said to be an unsold television pilot from 1951. Not a classic, but fairly amusing. Starring the great early TV personality Dagmar, alongwith Art Carney, Robert Emhardt, Enid Markey, Jack Sheehan, Ben Lackland and Donald Curtis. This seems to have been do

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  • Popular Tales Of Frankenstein (Jack The Ripper)

    Tales Of Frankenstein (Jack The Ripper)

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    Second episode of an unsold anthology series.

  • Popular Here Comes Tobor - Failed Pilot - Tobor and the Atomic Submarine

    Here Comes Tobor - Failed Pilot - Tobor and the Atomic Submarine

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    Here comes Tobar was a very short lived Sci-Fi television program. I don't know very much about this program that ran in 1957. It is about a crime fighting robot named Tobor and it is controlled telepathically by a little boy.

  • Popular Tales Of Frankenstein (The Face In The Tombstone Mirror) - Pilot

    Tales Of Frankenstein (The Face In The Tombstone Mirror) - Pilot

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    Tales Of Frankenstein (The Face In The Tombstone Mirror) - Pilot A collaboration between Screen Gems and Hammer Studios and written by Kurt Siodmack, the creator of The Wolfman. This TV pilot looks like a combination of Universal and Hammer Frankenstein m

  • Popular Failed TV Pilot: "Let's Join Joanie" (1950)

    Failed TV Pilot: "Let's Join Joanie" (1950)

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    Failed TV pilot from 1950 called "Let's Join Joanie". Two years before she starred in the semi-popular 50's sitcom "I Married Joan", Joan Davis did this unsuccessful pilot. I don't know much about this pilot, Which curiously runs 33 minutes long despite t

  • Popular Failed TV Pilot: "Meet The O'Briens" (1954)

    Failed TV Pilot: "Meet The O'Briens" (1954)

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    Failed TV pilot called "Meet The O'Briens". Made in 1954, This TV pilot seems more like a 40's comedy short than a 50's TV program. It's easy to see why this wasn't picked up, As although it is fairly funny, they would of ran out of storylines quickly. I

  • Popular Failed TV Pilot: 'Little Amy' (Produced 1962)

    Failed TV Pilot: 'Little Amy' (Produced 1962)

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    Failed TV Pilot called "Little Amy", produced 1962. This pilot is about a small child. Features some nice footage of early 60's house design.

  • Popular The Frankie Laine Show (unaired pilot)

    The Frankie Laine Show (unaired pilot)

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    An episode of "The Frankie Laine Show", featuring Patti Page and Tommy Dorsey. According to someone on YouTube, this is an unaired pilot for a series which was never produced. Perhaps one of the oldest unsold pilots you'll ever see....

  • Popular The Spike Jones Show - Unsold Pilot

    The Spike Jones Show - Unsold Pilot

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    A bizarre 1952 TV pilot for "The Spike Jones Show", a comedy/variety show. The pilot was not picked up, but Spike Jones did eventually host a series on TV: In 1954 he hosted a mid-season replacement, in 1957 he hosted a summer replacement, and in 1961 he

  • Popular The Plot Thickens (Unsold Pilot from 1963)

    The Plot Thickens (Unsold Pilot from 1963)

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    An unsold TV pilot from 1963 called "The Plot Thickens". Same concept as the early 1950s series "Crawford Mystery Theatre" (of which only a single kinescope survives...anyone able to upload it?). In this pilot, a panel is shown a short film about a crime,

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