A carnival huckster ingratiates himself with an elderly farmer and his naïve daughter; she soon falls for her new suitor and marries him, only to wind up dead shortly afterwards, the husband quick to confess.
A ruthless professional boxer, Midge Kelly (Rory Calhoun), tramples anyone he can to get to the top, including his loyal brother Connie (Tommy Cook). This is a TV version (adapted by Rod Serling) of the Ring Lardner story, filmed in 1949 as Champion, with Kirk Douglas as Midge, Arthur Kennedy as Connie.
TV version of the ahead-of-its-time film Private Worlds (1935), starring 'Claudette Colbert' repeating her role as a very caring psychiatrist facing discrimination in a mental hospital because she's female. Also has a much more progressive view of mental illness than usual in the era. Based on a story by the novelist Phyllis Bottome (_Mortal Storm, The (1940)_.
A rich southern widow's daughter has an older man engaged to marry her, a distinguished Argentine ex-officer. But he's actually a money seeking gigolo who sneaks out to see another girl every night.When he realizes the mother controls the wealth, he starts romancing her. The outraged son plots a murderous revenge against him.
A young major league baseball player, Jimmy Piersall (Tab Hunter), battles mental illness and a harsh upbringing to succeed as a Boston Red Sox outfielder. Based on the memoir of the same title by Piersall. Made into a movie in 1957 starring Anthony Perkins as Piersall.