1 9 5 4 – 1 9 5 5 (USA)
219 x 15 minute episodes
This early NBC daytime soap centred around Dr Eve Allen (Anne Burr) who moved to Ridgeton, Connecticut to take over her uncle’s small-town practice when he passed away.
The original storylines featured her love affair with fellow physician Phil Stone (Philip Foster), her interactions in the lives of her patients and friends – such as Jim Hanson (Jack Klugman), who faced tough business decisions, and Ned Blackman (Ward Costello), a dealer in the baby black market who narrowly avoided problems with police and a suspicious Dr Stone through his good works, such as saving Eve from an accidental hotel fire – and her struggle to break down the prejudices faced by a woman in the field of medicine.
The series was broadcast live from studios in Philadelphia.
Will Hare (1)
Martin Balsam (2)