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Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond


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    Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond     19591961     available on [DVD]


January 20, 1959
Season 1, Episode 1

The Bride Possessed

A newly married woman begins to predict features of an area she's never seen before.
January 27, 1959
Season 1, Episode 2

Night of April 14th

A woman has a nightmare about drowning in the ocean. Then her fiancee announces that he's booked passage on the Titanic for their honeymoon trip.
February 10, 1959
Season 1, Episode 4

The Dark Room

A female photographer is nearly strangled to death by a man she's never seen before.
March 3, 1959
Season 1, Episode 7

The Dream

A man and his estranged wife have the same eerie dream.
March 17, 1959
Season 1, Episode 9

The Dead Part of the House

After moving into a new house, a child discovers a sealed off nursery and three dolls.
March 24, 1959
Season 1, Episode 10

The Vision

During World War I, three French soldiers throw down their weapons and walk serenely away from their trench. Charged with desertion, they tell their defense counsel that a vision prompted their actions.
March 31, 1959
Season 1, Episode 11

The Devil's Laughter

The authorities are having extreme difficulties with a convicted killer named John Marriott. They can't seem to execute him.
April 7, 1959
Season 1, Episode 12

The Return of Mitchell Campion

When Mitchell Campion pays a visit to a small Caribbean island he discovers that nearly everyone seems to know him. Only one problem--he's never been there before.
April 21, 1959
Season 1, Episode 14

The Secret

An unhappy and lonely woman is befriended by a man who lived and died long before she was born.
April 28, 1959
Season 1, Episode 15

The Aerialist

A father and son aerial team quarrel right before a performance. When the father is injured in a serious accident the guilt stricken son thinks of suicide but some mysterious force prevents it.
May 26, 1959
Season 1, Episode 19

The Captain's Guests

A newlywed couple rents a quaint old cottage unaware that it's haunted by the ghost of a dead sea captain.
June 2, 1959
Season 1, Episode 20


A man looks in a mirror and sees himself commit the crime for which he was just acquitted.
June 9, 1959
Season 1, Episode 21

Front Runner

Jockey Sam Barry is out for revenge against a rival who wrecked his career.
June 16, 1959
Season 1, Episode 22

The Riddle

On a train in India, a man suddenly becomes irate when a man carrying a rooster enters his compartment.
September 15, 1959
Season 2, Episode 1


A man with a rare blood type donates it to save a young girl's life. Later, he has visions about her death and becomes obssessed with protecting the girl.
September 22, 1959
Season 2, Episode 2

Ordeal on Locust Street

In Victorian England, a discredited doctor tries to use a powerful hypnotic technique to physically transform a young man who was born part human and part aquatic creature.
October 6, 1959
Season 2, Episode 3


During World War II, an alcoholic pharmacist's mate must operate on the injured captain of his ship while getting instructions over the radio from the chief medical officer of a nearby ship. But for the operation succeed it might take something more than radio instructions.
October 13, 1959
Season 2, Episode 4


A 16th century Scottish earl has his son's lover executed for being a witch, but before she dies she places a curse on his family.
October 27, 1959
Season 2, Episode 6

The Inheritance

A wealthy but cruel woman unknowingly owns a cursed necklace which later inflicts a horrible punishment upon her.
November 3, 1959
Season 2, Episode 7

The Open Window

An artist witnesses an attempted suicide by a young woman in an adjacent building. When he rushes there to save her, he discovers that the apartment is empty.
November 10, 1959
Season 2, Episode 8

Message from Clara

An English instructor teaching immigrants the language finds herself writing on the blackboard in a language she does not understand. The writing turns out to be a warning against one of her students.
November 17, 1959
Season 2, Episode 9

Forked Lightning

Two visions of death: a banker's wife sees her husband's death while a machinist sees his own.
December 1, 1959
Season 2, Episode 11

Dead Ringer

A turn of the century newlywed claims that her evil twin sister is responsible for a series of fires set in orphanages. Investigating the claim, it's discovered that the sister died years ago in a fire at the orphanage where the sisters lived.
December 22, 1959
Season 2, Episode 14

Make Me Not a Witch

A young farm girl acquires the ability to read people's minds. This gift proves instrumental in the rescue of two young children.
December 29, 1959
Season 2, Episode 15

The Hand

In New Orleans, a murder committed by a piano player.
January 5, 1960
Season 2, Episode 16

The Justice Tree

A condemned murderer manages to escape the gallows and take refuge in a ghost town.
January 12, 1960
Season 2, Episode 17


In 1906 San Francisco, a bellhop has premonitions of a great earthquake but nobody believes him.
February 2, 1960
Season 2, Episode 20

Who Are You?

A girl who recovers from a near fatal illness swaps personalities with another girl who died a short time before.
February 9, 1960
Season 2, Episode 21

The Day the World Wept

President Abraham Lincoln dreams that he is dead. Then, on the following evening, he takes that infamous trip to Ford's Theater.
February 16, 1960
Season 2, Episode 22

The Lovers

In Vienna, some sort of spirit appears determined to keep a shy youth from winning the heart of a waitress.
February 23, 1960
Season 2, Episode 23

Vanishing Point

After a woman mysteriously vanishes, her husband asks the police to help him find her. But they accuse him of murdering her.
March 15, 1960
Season 2, Episode 26

The Explorer

Three explorers, who are lost in the desert and running low on supplies, suddenly meet up with a man who offers to lead them back to civilization.
March 22, 1960
Season 2, Episode 27

The Clown

A mute circus clown befriends a woman trapped in an abusive marriage but this friendship is no laughing matter to the husband.
April 5, 1960
Season 2, Episode 28

I Saw You Tomorrow

A man is seen beating a woman to death. Minutes later, they appear at a dinner party unscarred and uninjured.
April 19, 1960
Season 2, Episode 30

The Peter Hurkos Story (part 1 of 2)

In Amsterdam during World War II, Peter Hurkos falls 30 feet off the roof of a building. When he awakens in a hospital, he discovers that he has psychic powers. Later, after the war is finished, Hurkos embarks upon a career in show business.
April 26, 1960
Season 2, Episode 31

The Peter Hurkos Story (part 2 of 2)

After years in show biz as a psychic act, Peter Hurkos is called upon by the police to help solve a brutal murder.
May 3, 1960
Season 2, Episode 32


Vacationing at a tropical resort, a lonely man spends an enchanting evening with a sweet young thing but the next day she is gone and the other resort guests insist that he spent the evening alone.
May 10, 1960
Season 2, Episode 33

The Visitor

Harry and Ellen Grayson are a couple who can't seem to stop bickering. One night, Harry drives away from their mountain cabin vowing never to return. But things don't always go as planned.
May 17, 1960
Season 2, Episode 34


A young convict tries to get in on an impending prison break.
June 21, 1960
Season 2, Episode 39

The Storm

A dead artist's fame rests on one painting that was unfinished when he passed away but is now complete.
August 30, 1960
Season 3, Episode 1


A wheelchair bound woman is forced to turn to telepathy to save her from an approaching tidal wave.
September 27, 1960
Season 3, Episode 2

Anniversary of a Murder

An adulterous couple is haunted by the ghost of a cyclist they accidentally ran over and killed.
October 25, 1960
Season 3, Episode 6

Moment of Hate

A woman believes she has the power to cause death merely by wishing it.
November 1, 1960
Season 3, Episode 7

To Know the End

An English girl, on vacation in France with her American friend, has a vision of a soldier's death.
November 15, 1960
Season 3, Episode 8

The Trap

A man suddenly begins to babble on and on about people he doesn't even know.
December 6, 1960
Season 3, Episode 11

Tonight at 12:17

A pregnant woman starts getting haunted by premonitions of a plane crash.
December 13, 1960
Season 3, Episode 12

Where Are They?

It's raining rocks in Chico, California and a stranger claims he can make it continue.
December 20, 1960
Season 3, Episode 13

Legacy of Love

A woman boards a bus headed for a seaside resort town but it arrives in another town.
January 3, 1961
Season 3, Episode 15

The Executioner

A Union officer decides to make an example out of a lost Confederate soldier who stumbled into a Union camp.
January 10, 1961
Season 3, Episode 16

The Last Round

A boxer decides to continue his career in London during the Blitz in 1940.
January 17, 1961
Season 3, Episode 17

Dead Man's Tale

A former newsman, now living in poverty, finds he writes his best stories when he's asleep.
February 7, 1961
Season 3, Episode 20

Person Unknown

A political refugee doctor takes asylum in a convent thought to be haunted.
February 21, 1961
Season 3, Episode 21

Night of Decision

The Continental Army is camped at Valley Forge for winter quarters in freezing temperatures and George Washington is deciding whether or not to surrender to the British.


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