Hallmark Hall of Fame Season 2

Season 2

Hallmark Hall of Fame Season 2

First Air Date: September 07, 1952

First Aired on    :   1952
Episodes    :   40 episodes



Episodes

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2x40 The Mercer Girls (June 28, 1953)


An incident in the life of naturalist artist John James Audubon; set in New Orleans in 1824.


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2x39 Man Against Pain (June 21, 1953)



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2x38 The Clay of Kings (June 07, 1953)


The story of Boston dentist William Thomas Green Morton, who developed the use of ether as an anesthetic.


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2x37 Spark of Genius (May 31, 1953)


Story of Josiah Wedgwood.


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2x36 Proudly I Love (May 24, 1953)



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2x35 Soldier of Peace (May 17, 1953)


Sarah Bernhardt gives up her love to continue her acting career.


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2x34 The Lady of Liberty (May 10, 1953)


Life of General Robert E. Lee after the Civil War.


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2x33 No Man Is an Island (May 03, 1953)


Story of Frederick Bartholdi's Statue of Liberty, from the time the sculptor received the commission in 1774 until Pulitzer provided funding for the base ten years later.


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2x32 Hamlet (April 26, 1953)


The story of poet and minister John Donne, and his relationship with his wife and her father, Sir George Moore.


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2x31 The World on a Wire (April 19, 1953)



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2x30 Skipper of the Skies (April 12, 1953)


The story of Samuel Morse and the use of the telegraph.


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2x29 The Other Wise Man (April 05, 1953)



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2x28 A Queen Is Born (March 29, 1953)



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2x27 Photograph by Brady (March 22, 1953)


The story of Queen Elizabeth I's ascendance to the throne.


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2x26 The Harp of Erin (March 15, 1953)


Mathew Brady's Civil War photography.


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2x25 Horace Mann's Miracle (March 08, 1953)


The story of poet Thomas Moore (1779-1852).


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2x24 The Accused (March 01, 1953)


Mann's work towards education for all regardless of race, creed, or color.


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2x23 Dinner for the General (February 22, 1953)


Mercy Disborough's efforts to end American witchhunts; set in Fairfield County, Connecticut in 1692.


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2x22 Crown of Wings (February 15, 1953)


Incident from the life of General George Washington, in which Phoebe Fraunces, daughter of Fraunces Tavern's proprietor, showed her loyalty to Washington and his cause. Phoebe was in love with a member of Washington's personal staff who was involved in a plot to kill him.


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2x21 Lincoln's Little Correspondent (February 08, 1953)


Adapted from the book by Hertha Pauli. The story surrounding 11-year-old Grace Bedell's letter to Abraham Lincoln suggesting that he grow a beard.


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2x20 To My Valentine (February 01, 1953)


A musical celebration of the traditions of Valentine's Day.


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2x19 Socrates' Wife (January 25, 1953)


When Socrates is imprisoned because of his teachings, his wife pleads for his release and helps to plan his escape.


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2x18 The General's Bible (January 18, 1953)


A tale concerning the Bible used by General George Washington at his first inauguration in New York City.


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2x17 Span Through Time (January 11, 1953)


The story of John and Washington Roebling, designers of the Brooklyn Bridge.


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2x16 Home is the Sailor (January 04, 1953)


The story of Fanny Stevenson, wife of Robert Louis Stevenson.


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2x15 The Small One (December 21, 1952)


A whimsical tale of Norman Rockwell's tribulations upon his move to a small town in Vermont. At the end of the program, Sarah Churchill, on behalf of Hallmark, presents a medallion to Mr. Rockwell.


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2x14 Father Time (December 28, 1952)


The story of blacksmith Daniel Jean Richard, founder of the watch industry in the Neuch|catel district of Switzerland.


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2x13 Green Hills of Vermont (December 14, 1952)


Kate Smith narrates a Christmas story about an unwanted donkey.


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2x12 Joan of Arc (December 07, 1952)



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2x11 Ten Thousand Words (November 30, 1952)


Recounts an incident from the life of Nathaniel Currier.


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2x10 Mrs. Thanksgiving (November 23, 1952)


Story of a woman's fight to make Thanksgiving a national holiday.


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2x09 The Blue and White Lamp (November 16, 1952)


Traces the origins of the Travelers Aid Society to a cholera epidemic in mid-19th century St. Louis.


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2x08 Bread of Freedom (November 09, 1952)


The story of Christopher Ludwick, philanthropist and superintendent of bakers in the Continental Army.


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2x07 The Secret Vote (October 26, 1952)



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2x06 Faith Is a Nine-Letter Word (October 19, 1952)


Distressed by the state of world affairs and fearing her boyfriend will be sent off to war, a young woman refuses to marry until a friend convinces her to have faith in democracy.


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2x05 The Bachelor and the Ballot (October 12, 1952)


A young suffragist tries to gain the support of a lawyer in charge of the polls, while he tries on a bet to romance her.


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2x04 Sometimes She's Sunday (September 28, 1952)


An elder daughter working in the city brings her fiancé back to the country.


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2x03 The Bride's Teapot (September 21, 1952)


In 1874, citizens of Sympathy Ridge, Virginia wish to build a war monument, but the federal government wants them to replace a bridge destroyed in the war.


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2x02 Horns of a Dilemma (September 14, 1952)


A girl unearths a paper making her the recipient of an unusual tribute.


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2x01 Dutch Treat (September 07, 1952)


Traces New York City's crooked Broadway Street back to its origins in 1720, when the street plan was changed to avoid cutting down a cherry tree.