The British submarine Sea Tiger docks after an unsuccessful patrol and the skipper (John Mills) and his crew are given a week’s leave. They each head off for their chosen destination. However, all arrangements are cancelled as a recall order is issued to return to the sub. Back at sea, the crew find out that the Sea Tiger is on a top secret mission to find and destroy Nazi Germany’s latest battleship, the Brandenburg.
Joe spends a lot of his time at Nick’s Pacific Street Saloon. Tom, who credits Joe with once saving his life, stops by regularly to run errands for Joe. Today, Tom notices a woman named Kitty when she comes into Nick’s, and he quickly falls in love with her. Meanwhile, a distraught young man repeatedly calls his girlfriend, begging her to marry him. Nick himself muses on all the various persons who come into his bar, some to ask for work and others just to pass the time. You’ll love these wonderful characters!
When a singer (Susanne Loret) is horribly disfigured in a car accident, a scientist (Alberto Lupo) develops a treatment which can restore her beauty by injecting her with the glands of a murdered woman. While performing the procedure, however, he falls in love with her.
Jack Benny reminisces on how he found Mary Livingston working in a department store. The Jack Benny Program, starring Jack Benny, is a radio-TV comedy series that ran for more than three decades and is generally regarded as a high-water mark in 20th-century American comedy.
Jack Benny hears that Groucho Marx is giving away $3000 as a prize for You Bet Your Life and wants to win it. A personal friend of Harry S. Truman, Jack Benny served as Master of Ceremonies for Truman’s Inaugural Ball.
An unusual episode of “Four Star Playhouse”. David Niven stars as a man who has a meeting on a train with a person who disappeared months earlier. Originally aired 15 January 1953.